The second title in a fantastic series of animal stories for younger readers by Waterstones Children's Book Prize-shortlisted author Helen Peters, with beautiful black-and-white illustrations by Ellie Snowdon. When a nesting duck is killed in a terrible accident, Jasmine and her best friend Tom rescue the eggs and try to hatch them in an incubator. … Continue reading A DUCKLING CALLED BUTTON: JASMINE GREEN RESCUES, By Helen Peters, Illustrated by Ellie Snowdon, Walker Books US, Candlewick Press
A must-have for fans of Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, this revised and updated edition will help you transform ordinary objects into the extraordinary! Prepare yourself for almost any situation, including 10 never-before-seen projects focused on STEM and Maker initiatives. Do you know how to make something that can tell whether the $20 bill in your … Continue reading SNEAKY USES FOR EVERYDAY THINGS, TURN A PENNY INTO A RADIO, CHANGE MILK INTO PLASTIC, MAKE A DOZEN STEM PROJECTS WITH EVERYDAY THINGS, AND OTHER AMAZING FEATS, By Cy Tymony, Andrews McMeel Publishing
Did you know that in German, a pig doesn’t say oink, it says gruntz, and when you sneeze in Japanese it’s hakushon, not achoo? With vibrant comics and fun facts, Sounds All Around will teach you interesting and funny onomatopoeias from all over the world! Words that imitate sounds are known as onomatopoeia, and they are a wonderfully strange and interesting part of … Continue reading SOUNDS ALL AROUND: A GUIDE TO ONOMATOPOEIAS AROUND THE WORLD, by Dr. James Chapman, Andrews McMeal Publishing
The author of Those Shoes and an award-winning illustrator team up for the story of a girl who tries to overcome her fear of bees to see how amazing they are. Kaia is the brave type. Like hottest-hot-pepper brave. But there is one thing that scares her: BEES! And right now, thousands of bees live on her … Continue reading KAIA AND THE BEES, by Maribeth Boelts, Illustrated by Angela Dominguez, Candlewick Press
The Undersea Mystery Club is going on a treasure hunt! In Book 2 of the series, Violet and Wally discover an old chest hidden in a sea cavern. In order to uncover who put it there and why, they’ll have to figure out how to open its rusty lock!The mystery of the hidden chest sends … Continue reading UNDERSEA MYSTERY CLUB, TROUBLE WITH TREASURE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Courtney Carbone, Melanie Demmer, Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Big, Bold, Board Book Vibrantly illustrated by new talent Natasha Durley, this is an animal book with a difference. Each page is bursting with unusual creatures united by a common characteristic. From enormous ears to humongous horns, from elephants to earwigs, this eclectic collection celebrates the diversity and the commonality of the animal kingdom. And … Continue reading CREATURE FEATURES, illustrated by Natasha Durley, Big Picture Press/Candlewick Press
Gorgeous Illustrations; Informative, Whimsy Nature lovers and poetry fans alike will be drawn to this lyrical picture book depicting how Carolina wrens build a nest for their young. This is the bark, snippets of twine,spidery rootlets, and needles of pinethat shape the nest that Wren built. In the rhyming style of "The House That Jack … Continue reading THE NEST THAT WREN BUILT, by Randi Sonenshine, Illustrated by Anne Hunter, Candlewick Press
An illustrated celebration of Gen Z activists fighting to make our world a better place. Gen Z is populated—and defined—by activists. They are bold and original thinkers and not afraid to stand up to authority and conventional wisdom. From the March for Our Lives to the fight for human rights and climate change awareness, this … Continue reading GENERATION BRAVE, THE GEN Z KIDS WHO ARE CHANGING THE WORLD, by Kate Alexander, Illustrated by Jade Orlando, Andrews McMeel Publishing
Sumptuously illustrated book about Darwin's Rival and his little known contribution to one of the most important scientific discoveries of all time.