Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

A new book coming out August 4 is National Geographic Kids Guide to Photography: Tips & Tricks on How To Be a Great Photographer From the Pros & Your Pals at My Shot (whew, a long title!) Written by National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths and children’s author Nancy Honovich, this book provides a chock-full of […]

The cutest little book for young ones is DINOBLOCK, published by Abrams Appleseed. Following in the footsteps of Alphablock and Countablock, DINOBLOCK features thick pages cut into the shapes of dinosaurs. The high-concept board book introduces readers to more than twenty different kinds of dinosaurs via die-cuts of their unique silhouettes. Designed for children ages […]

Shopkins is growing in popularity. Now there is a new book series! Sky Pony Press, the publisher of the highly successful unofficial series of middle grade novels for Minecrafters, presents MARSHA MELLOW GOES MISSING: An Unofficial Story for Shopkins Collectors. The book will be released on June 23, 2015. Shopkins features 148 adorably tiny grocery-themed […]

Candlewick Press has the perfect summer reading materials for young royals! The Princess and the Presents By Caryl Hart, illustrated by Sarah Warburton Price: $16.99 ∙ 32 pages ∙ Ages 3-7 Princess Ruby is the most spoiled princess you could ever meet. And when it’s her birthday, there are so many presents that the palace […]

New by Parragon Books – Totally Amazing Mazes is an activity book packed with 128 pages of twisty, turny adventures. It’s a good time filler if you need the kids to do something for a few minutes. Recently while I was making dinner I gave the book to my son who commented that he was […]

Minecraft fans, there’s a new novel in town. Published by Skyhorse Publishing, Trouble in Zombie-town: The Mystery of Herobrine, An Unofficial Minecrafter’s Adventure by Mark Cheverton is now out. It is the author’s fourth book in the hugely popular Gameknight999 series. Favorite characters are back, embarking on different exciting adventures and meeting brand new friends […]

Jimmy Osmond is committed to children’s literacy and recently released his new book for kids, “Awesome Possum Family Band” (Regnery Kids; 2014; $16.99). Jimmy’s character, Possum Number Nine, sets off to discover his special musical talent when the Awesome Possum Family Band receives an invitation to make their big showbiz break on TV. Possum Number […]

New from Parragon…introducing Glitterbelle! The collection includes glittery, sparkly, creative books filled with stories and activities. I received the books, a tiara, a tutu and purple cookies, all in a cool cotton canvas tote. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE BOOKS OFFERED: Glitterbelle: Me and You ($7.95) A journal with the Glitterbelle touch! Learn how to be […]

If you’re still looking for a Christmas gift or just want to continue making holiday cookies while the kids are on break, get The Christmas 3D Cookie Kit. The Christmas 3D Cookie Kit contains recipes with a 2-piece snowman cutter and a 2-piece Christmas tree cutter, perfect for making fantastic 3D cookie creations. Very cute […]

Move over Elf On The Shelf, there’s a new product out there to watch the kiddies…Roaming Reindeer. Angela Meju’s Christmas keepsake and children’s book Roaming Reindeer is a poignant tale celebrating teamwork, good manners and the holiday season. Parents use the storybook and two plush reindeer (Gus and Sam), to encourage good behavior at Christmastime. […]

Here are two new books by Candlewick Press which were enthusiastically enjoyed by my two kids. The Princess in Black By Shannon and Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyan Pham   Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! A big blue monster is […]

Here are two delightful books that are new from Parragon:   Three Little Pigs  $7.99 This classic story is turned into a fun, interactive read. Slide the tabs on each page and follow the three brave little pigs as they make their own way in the world. Discover what happened when the big bad wolf […]

These two picture books from Parragon are colorful and entertaining for children under six. Peek-A-Book by Malachy Doyle This book encourages interactive reading. With holes to peek through and shapes to peep over, join this cat and dog in their playful, peek-a-boo romp through the pages. OVERALL: A very fun book. My daughter enjoyed each […]

The classic I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly is now an audiobook  offered from The Secret Mountain. The 44 page colorfully illustrated picture book contains musical CD with 12 tunes. Canadian folk music performer Alan Mills (1931-1977) wrote the songs. Singers on the CD include Thomas Hellman, influenced by the French “chanson: […]

ISeeMe.com has come out with a new book for children who love princesses! Princess: A Day in the Life of a Princess lets your daughter or another special little girl in your life share in royal dreams by incorporating your child’s name, skin tone, hair color, photo, hometown, birth date and favorite color throughout the […]