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Big Foots Sightings Increase

Big Foots Sightings Increase

Recently, there has been a rise in BigFoot sightings, Google Trends reports an uptick in the search term “Bigfoot Festivals,” and BigFoot conferences draw in thousands upon thousands of attendees annually. So, what gives with recent BigFoot interest? Children’s book author D.L. Miller says, “BigFoot has transitioned from a scary paranormal beast to a beloved(…)

Mackenzie Goes Adventuring

Mackenzie Goes Adventuring

Overview of the story: J.L. Baumann’s new book, Mackenzie Goes Adventuring, takes place in the happy town of Snookton.The main character, Mackenzie, decides to take a different path home after school one day. After convincing another friend to adventure with her through the enchanted woods, they soon find out why their teacher told them to(…)

Creative Problem Solving with Magical Humor

Creative Problem Solving with Magical Humor

Children’s Book Explores & Encourages Creative Problem Solving with Magical Humor  Welcome to the home of The Treebobs – a magical forest where you can follow the adventures of the treebobs, fairies, witches and neerdowells as they encounter challenges that parallel the very real and important events facing children growing up in our modern world. In The Treebobs(…)

New Board Books for Toddlers

New Board Books for Toddlers

Soup Day Now in board book! A young girl and her mother shop to buy ingredients for vegetable soup. At home, they work together―step by step―to prepare the meal. A little later, the family sits down to enjoy a special dinner. Melissa Iwai’s Soup Day celebrates the importance of making a nutritious meal and sharing in the process(…)

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers?

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers?

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers? “How come the campfire crackles and roars?” “I think it’s requesting that we make s’mores!” Join our favorite princess as she and her family camp, hike, fish, and bicycle in the great outdoors. Through rain and sunshine, fairy houses and fishing, this happy camper discovers that lots of fresh air(…)

Books That Inspire:  Nina

Books That Inspire: Nina

A stunning picture-book biography of the High Priestess of Soul and one of the greatest voices of the 20th century. With evocative black-and-white illustrations and moving prose, readers are introduced to Nina Simone, jazz-music legend and civil-rights activist. Shared as a lullaby to her daughter, a soulful song recounts Simone’s career, the trials she faced(…)