A modern classic inspired by The Nutcracker about how the Sugar Plum Fairy got her wings

“An adorable children’s book…about the holidays, inclusion, and magic!” —Kristen Bell, award-winning actress from Frozen and The Good Place “Want to make this holiday more magical? Then get your copy!” —Allison Janney, award-winning actress from Mom and I, Tonya “Great for kids this holiday season!” —Jessie Tyler Ferguson, award-winning actor from Modern Family From Will…

An account of a presidential search for notoriety

In the New World called America big changes were a’brewing. Independence was declared with bold hurrahs and ballyhooing! In this rhyming, hilarious romp about a little-known facet of American history, Thomas Jefferson tries to disprove a French theory that those in the New World are puny and wussy by going in search of mammoth bones….

Poe Won’t Go Has the Feel of a Contemporary Classic

A pink elephant named Poe sits in the middle of a town’s only road and won’t budge—until someone bothers to find out why he’s there. The people of Prickly Valley try all sorts of methods to get him to go-but one thoughtful little girl works up the courage to do what no one else has…

I Spy the Illuminati Eye WHAT’S THE BIG SECRET?

Enlighten yourself with this fun guide to the all-powerful, all-knowing, all-seeing secret society. *** This irreverent, illustrated guide takes a look with an all-seeing, skeptical eye at the history and mystery of the cultural phenomenon that’s got middle-school kids flashing finger triangles and scrutinizing dollar bills for signs of the Illuminati. It’s the first pop…

A natural successor to Dr. Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

 “…This charming and engaging celebration of life is a must-read and a must-have. A natural successor to Dr. Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go! that deals with navigating life’s ups and downs.” —Booklist From Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Katherine Applegate, comes Sometimes You Fly, a sweet book of encouragement, filled with humor and insight…

Ocean Meets Sky by Terry Fan & Eric Fan (Quarto Kids)

Originally posted on picture books blogger:
We truly hope we don’t sound disingenuous whilst drooling over this incomparable picture book. We had been waiting for the Fan Brothers next offering with great anticipation and had seen glimpses, but now it’s in our hands we can’t begin to tell you what a treasure this is. Without…

Illustrators Introduce a New Generation to Margaret Wise Brown

Originally posted on Young People's Pavilion:
HarperCollins Children’s Books announced the acquisition of New York Times bestselling and award-winning illustrators Anna Dewdney, Loren Long, Jerry Pinkney, Greg Pizzoli, and Christian Robinson to illustrate several works from Margaret Wise Brown, the beloved storyteller who brought us Goodnight Moon. Starting in 2016, readers are invited to…