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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(…)

The Rhyme, Laugh & Learn Series

The Rhyme, Laugh & Learn Series

The “Rhyme, Laugh and Learn” series offers readers a journey of fun and laughter through creative rhyme and vibrant illustrations.  The memorable language and whimsical images provide a truly entertaining way to learn, gently absorbing some basic life lessons ~ to be a friend, work hard to succeed, be comfortable with who you are. Jimmy(…)

Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Frankenstein was published on May 11, 1818 and this year, we are celebrating it’s 200th anniversary.  There have been movie adaptions, halloween costumes and so much more generated from what some call, “the first science fiction story.”  Through out the month, we are going to feature children’s books that have Frankenstein, or a parody, as(…)