A deeply heartfelt glimpse into the life of a boy on the autism spectrum

“Written in third person, this engaging and insightful story makes readers intimately aware of what Bat is thinking and how he perceives the events and people in his life. With empathy and humor, Arnold delves into Bat’s relationships with his divorced parents, older sister, teachers, and classmates.” — Publishers Weekly A Boy Called Bat by…

Lucky Girl: A Thought-provoking Look at the Good-girl/Bad-girl Dichotomy

Lucky Girl is an unflinching exploration of beauty, self-worth, and sexual assault. Rosie is a beautiful girl—and it’s always been enough. Boys crush on her, men stare at her, girls (begrudgingly) admire her. She’s lucky and she knows it. But it’s the start of a new school year and she begins to realize that she wants…

Fizzopolis #3: Snoodles! bubbles over with belly burps-and belly laughs

“Carman’s wacky words and Sheesley’s loony artwork go together like soda pop and belches!” (Jim Benton, New York Times bestselling author of the Franny K. Stein and Dear Dumb Diary series) Bestselling author Patrick Carman and Emmy Award-winning illustrator Brian Sheesley will have fans of Big Nate and Timmy Failure bubbling over with laughter in…

Christmas to Color – Capture the joy and warmth of the holiday season through coloring!

*** Step into a wintry wonderland with illustrator Mary Tanana’s intricate, gorgeous illustrations of Christmas magic, lovingly represented in this delicately rendered coloring book: Christmas To Color. From snowflakes to stockings, reindeer to wreaths, every aspect of the holidays is waiting to be brought to life through your creativity. With nearly one hundred pages of pen-and-ink…

Help Children Explore the World of Books and Develop a Love of Reading

HarperCollins’s I Can Read! books and PBS KIDS are collaborating on a national I Can Readathon campaign. Now in its second year, the campaign is designed to get kids learning every day through fun, engaging activities that encourage them to explore the world of books and develop a love of reading. From now through spring…

Illustrators Introduce a New Generation to Margaret Wise Brown

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 explore the world of Margaret Wise Brown…

Bedtime for Chickies: Perfect for bedtime or story time!

Cheep cheep cheep! What does it take to get little Chickies to sleep? Meet the Chickies in their very first padded board book! With engaging rhymes, endearing illustrations, and a soft padded cover, these books are perfect for babies and toddlers to enjoy. Young readers will love to fall asleep along with Bedtime for Chickies board…

Ella Enchanted Study Guides and Book Trailers

Ella Enchanted is a Newbery Honor book written by Gail Carson Levine and published in 1997. The story is a retelling of Cinderella featuring various mythical creatures including fairies, elves, ogres, gnomes, and giants. In 2006, Levine went on to write Fairest, a retelling of the story of Snow White, set in the same world…

Charlotte’s Web Study Guides

Charlotte’s Web is a children’s novel by American author E. B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams; it was published in 1952 by Harper & Brothers. The novel tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur is in danger of being slaughtered by the…

Featured Artist – Thomas Locker: Views of Arcadia

R. Michelson Galleries is proud to present Thomas Locker (1937 – 2012) Views of Arcadia March 6 – June 6 2013 Opening reception March 15, 6-8pm Thomas Locker was one of the major American painters of the past century. In a career that spanned almost 60 years, he had over 75 solo exhibitions. His work ranged from…