By now the holidays are over and kids are more than likely back in school. Winter weather however has them potentially inside more than out. Keep the busy and give them a break from screen time by providing them with a good book. Our friends at Macmillan have some great new beginner chapter books.
Fairy Animals of Misty Wood: Kylie the Kitten
Enter an enchanted world of fairy animal friends!
It’s summertime in Misty Wood, and Kylie the Kitten is heading off to camp. She loves making new friends, but when it comes to swimming in Moonshine Pond, Kylie would rather keep to the shore. She’s afraid of water! Can Kylie overcome her fear?
“I liked this book because the pictures were so cute and I liked the concept that animals help each other.” ―Elena Ohe, eight years old
Age Range: 5 – 8 years
Grade Level: 1 – 2
Fairy Animals of Misty Wood: Daisy the Deer
Daisy the Deer loves flying around in the moonlight, whispering happy dreams into the ears of the sleeping fairy animals. But one night she meets a little hedgehog who is too scared to go to sleep. Can Daisy persuade him that there’s nothing to be afraid of in Misty Wood?
If your kids love animals, keep them reading with this title as well.
PIP and the Paw of Friendship
Meet the students at Puppy Academy―a team of plucky puppies learning to be working dogs.
Pip is friendly, patient, and loyal―that’s why he’s training to be a service dog! The only thing standing in his way is his one weakness: if a ball is thrown, he has to chase it.
When Pip gets assigned to a young girl in a wheelchair, he can’t wait to meet her. But will she like her new companion? And will Pip prove himself a worthy assistance pup?
Age Range: 7 – 9 years
Grade Level: 2 – 3