Easter Children’s Books

Here’s a handful of books we loved and a handful more we would love to discover. What books are you enjoying this Easter Season?

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Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy #2 Secret Admirer by Jane O’Connor

Love is in the air, and Nancy Clancy is sure to make the most of it!

Nancy Clancy and her best friend, Bree, have love on the brain-after all, they’re learning about the human heart in science class! Nancy is determined to work out the mysteries of the heart. Doesn’t a touch of romance make everything better? But when Nancy and Bree decide to take love into their own hands, it isn’t quite as easy as they thought it would be. Will love conquer all?

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Fancy Nancy: Poison Ivy Expert Book and CD

Listen along while reading in this unabridged book-and-CD edition of the favorite Fancy Nancy I Can Read.

When Nancy picks flowers for Ms. Glass’s surprise party, she is overjoyed-until she discovers an unpleasant surprise of her own! How could Nancy, practically a poison ivy expert, come down with something so unfancy?

In this hilarious new addition to the Fancy Nancy I Can Read series, Nancy realizes that even experts can always learn something new. With her boundless spirit and dynamic flair, Nancy is sure to leave young readers itching for more!

This book-and-CD set includes an unabridged audio recording of the book, so early readers can follow the text while they listen to the story.

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New Harper Summer Reads for Ages 8-12

From the Emmy Award-winning head writer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart comes a hilariously illustrated “Year in the Blog” of awesomely nerdy seventh grader Tad, based on a feature in MAD magazine. Move over, Wimpy Kid!

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Fancy Nancy: Fancy Day in Room 1-A (I Can Read!)

After a gloomy, gray week stuck inside at school, Nancy comes up with a great idea to cheer up her friends. Miss Glass’ classroom will celebrate a day filled with frills, fanciness, and fun, called Fancy Day! Everyone begins preparations right away, planning posh outfits and practicing their most sophisticated manners. But on the day of the party, Miss Glass runs in late… looking quite plain. Can Nancy and her classmates fancy up Miss Glass and keep the party as elegant as ever?

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Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet

Fancy Nancy is ready for the spotlight!

Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, couldn’t be more excited about their upcoming dance show. After all, it’s all about mermaids—and who knows how to be a fancy, glamorous mermaid better than Fancy Nancy herself? But when another ballerina wins the coveted role of the mermaid, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role, even though it isn’t the one she wanted? And when disaster strikes right before the big ballet, who will step in to steal the spotlight?

From bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes a fancy, frilly ballet story with a lot of heart. Tiny fans will shout “Encore!”

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Fancy Nancy: Stellar Stargazer!

Fancy Nancy thinks that everything in the sky is simply stellar, from the sun and the moon to the stars and their constellations (that’s a fancy word for the shapes that stars make!). So nothing could make her happier than a special sleepover under the stars with her dad and her little sister, JoJo. Together Nancy and JoJo wish on stars, moon bathe, and even eat astronaut ice cream! But when rain clouds cover up the stars, what’s a stellar stargazer to do?

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Fancy Nancy It’s a Beauty Day

What better way to fancy Mom up for her birthday than to treat her to a super-deluxe beauty day created by Fancy Nancy herself? It’s a pampering paradise, and right in the backyard! With relaxing music, fragrant lotions, colorful nail polish, and foamy mousse, Nancy gives her mom a total makeover. She even treats her to sumptuous refreshments and special entertainment. But when the pampering suddenly goes too far, has Nancy ruined her mom’s big day?

Complete with tips and recipes for creating a super-deluxe beauty day of your own, Fancy Nancy: Ooh La La! It’s Beauty Day will inspire budding beauty experts to open up shop and join in the deluxe fanciness!

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