Wednesday, February 10th, 2016






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.






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.











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 […]






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 […]






Get Dressed is an entertaining book written and illustrated by Seymour Chwast. The book has a jacket-shaped design with a magnetic cover and opens up to pages with fun drawings of clothing and accessories. The reader must guess why these items are being worn before unfolding the page to reveal the scenario. An example is […]