Camp Dork Pack of Dorks, Book 2 by Beth Vrabel
My fourth-grader has been reading this at bedtime and he seems to be enjoying it. I read the first chapter to him and it hooked us right in. This book is a sequel to Beth Vrabel’s humorous debut novel Pack of Dorks, and now I understand why a second book was needed from this author.
Do your kids like to cook? Quarto Publishing Group USA has released three books for their Let’s Cook series.
The Let’s Cook French, Let’s Cook Italian, and Let’s Cook Spanish brings together popular cultural recipes, gorgeous artwork, and foreign languages to create a family reference cookbook that engages children in the culture, community, and food of a different country.
Revealing this year’s “reading superheroes” for the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge(www.scholastic.com/summer)!
The Summer Reading Challenge is a free online program that helps kids take the “summer leap” into great books. Kids can now enter their reading minutes from now until September 9th.
Ever wondered what happened to the child actor Mara Wilson who had starring roles in Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda? She now plays The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home on Welcome to Night Vale, and hosts her show about fears and anxieties, What Are YouAfraid Of?
Here are two new non-fiction books by Sky Pony Press that my son has been reading at bedtime:
Weird & Wacky Inventions by Jim Murphy contains the weirdest and wackiest inventions from the past. Presented in a quiz style, there are simple and clear explanations on how the inventions worked or failed to work.
Here’s a wonderful new take on Beatrix Potter.
BEATRIX POTTER & THE UNFORTUNATE TALE OF A BORROWED GUINEA PIG (Schwartz and Wade Books) is an awesome hardcover book written by Deborah Hopkinson and illustrated by Charlotte Voake.
Young readers will love this! Released yesterday is the official book by YouTube superstar Stampy Cat! STAMPY’S LOVELY BOOK contains fun information about him and his friends, and also includes games, activities, tips, and jokes. With more than 6.5 million subscribers and 4.1 billion cumulative views on YouTube, Stampy Cat is one of the biggest […]
Reindeer Dust is a holiday picture book by Kate Dwyer. Also illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff, the story is about the ritual of sprinkling “reindeer dust” on Christmas Eve to attract Santa’s reindeer.
In the latest new book release from Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley wonders if life was better in the old days as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free.
Nickelodeon and Papercutz release their newest graphic novel: Breadwinners: Journey to the Bottom of the Seats today! The Nickelodeon’s series features SwaySway and Buhdeuce, the quaziest, most determined bread delivery ducks in all of Pondgea.
Get ready to laugh at some of blogger Jen Mann’s funniest moments in her latest book, Spending The Holidays With People I Want To Punch In The Throat.
Today’s book review is not really of a book per say. Parragon has released Professor Murphy’s Emporium of Entertainment: Metal Puzzles ($10.99).
Perfect for October reading, Bella Donna: Coven Road is the first book in a new series about a little girl named Bella Donna who dreams of becoming a witch.
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 […]