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This Book Thinks You’re a Math Genius

This Book Thinks You’re a Math Genius

A creative and fun approach to math (and problem solving) for children who love hands-on learning This fill-in book helps children to think like mathematicians by introducing key mathematical concepts in a highly visual―and entertaining―way. Through fun activities and illustrations, This Book Thinks You’re a Math Genius encourages young readers to engage with new ideas by experimenting(…)

STEM:  Coding for Parents

STEM: Coding for Parents

Facing the daunting prospect of helping your children with their coding homework? With easy to follow explanations that are written in a comforting tone, the basics of coding are introduced, and through illustrations, diagrams and examples, parents will be able to assist with homework and even code some basic programs themselves. Scratch, HTML, CSS and Javascript follow,(…)

Blog Tour:  How to Catch a Monster

Blog Tour: How to Catch a Monster

Is there a monster living in your closet? Are you brave enough to catch him?  A USA Today Bestseller! From the creators of the New York Times bestselling How to Catch a Leprechaun and How to Catch an Elf! There’s a monster in my closet, with claws, and teeth, and hair, and tonight, I’m going(…)

Dough Knights and Dragons

Dough Knights and Dragons

Cookery and chivalry mix together well in this cream puff of a tale. (Kirkus Reviews) What happens when a curious knight and an amiable dragon meet serendipitously and instantly bond over their shared love of baking?  Dough Knights and Dragons is a beautiful story of friendship.  What happens when, according to the law of the land,(…)

Children’s Books Fall Releases from Charlesbridge Publishing

Children’s Books Fall Releases from Charlesbridge Publishing

One of our favorite publishers (Charlesbridge) is bringing two fabulous books for children to market this fall.  Today we wanted to introduce you to them. Old MacDonald Had a … Zoo? In this extended retelling of the classic “Old MacDonald Had a Farm,” readers will be charmed with the usual moo! moo! here and there(…)

Science Saturday:  Quantum Physics!

Science Saturday: Quantum Physics!

It’s never too early to introduce the kids to science.  Today we have two new books from Charlesbridge that introduce baby to science. The Baby Loves Science series introduces big, brainy science to the littlest listeners. With STEM education now encouraged in children as young as six months old, this series is primed to turn(…)