MCTAVISH GOES WILD, by Meg Rosoff, Illustrated by Grace Easton, Candlewick Press

What a Good Boy! It's summer and the Peachey family is in crisis - again. Youngest child Betty Peachey is trying to persuade the family to go to the Faraway Campsite of Ma Peachey's idyllic dreams. But most of the Peacheys are still resisting. Pa Peachey is convinced that terrible dangers lurk in the `wild', … Continue reading MCTAVISH GOES WILD, by Meg Rosoff, Illustrated by Grace Easton, Candlewick Press

CREATURE FEATURES, illustrated by Natasha Durley, Big Picture Press/Candlewick Press

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

DOT UNPLUGGED, by Randi Zuckerberg, Illustrated by The Jim Henson Company, Candlewick Entertainment

Can Dot and her family make it through a rainy day without any tech? It's pouring rain, and the power's gone out at Dot's house. Should they take it as a challenge to honor the National Day of Unplugging? Playing outside is out of the question, and so is using the many devices Dot is … Continue reading DOT UNPLUGGED, by Randi Zuckerberg, Illustrated by The Jim Henson Company, Candlewick Entertainment

THE MUTTS SUMMER DIARIES, by Patrick McDonnell, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Put on your swim trunks and hit the beach with Earl and Mooch—the dog (and cat) days of summer are here! It’s summertime, and the living is easy, the ice cream is cold, and the temperature is so hot your brains will melt right out of your head. Mooch and Earl are eager to make … Continue reading THE MUTTS SUMMER DIARIES, by Patrick McDonnell, Andrews McMeel Publishing

LUPIN LEAPS IN: A BREAKING CAT NEWS ADVENTURE, by Georgia Dunn, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Lupin Leaps In is a brand-new comic collection of Breaking Cat News for middle grade readers! This just in: Three adorable house cats are reporting the most hilarious breaking news! Based on author/illustrator Georgia Dunn’s real-life pets, Elvis, Lupin, and Puck strap on neckties and pick up microphones to provide the most up-to-date relevant news … Continue reading LUPIN LEAPS IN: A BREAKING CAT NEWS ADVENTURE, by Georgia Dunn, Andrews McMeel Publishing

FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS: ROYAL WEDDING DISASTER, by Meg Cabot/Feiwel & Friends/MacKids/Macmillan Publishing Group

You are invited to a Genovian Royal Wedding in this second book pulled FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS, a Princess Diaries spin-off series, written and illustrated by New York Times-bestselling author Meg Cabot. Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison still finds it hard to believe that she's a real live PRINCESS OF GENOVIA. … Continue reading FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS: ROYAL WEDDING DISASTER, by Meg Cabot/Feiwel & Friends/MacKids/Macmillan Publishing Group

TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME, #2, Dustin Brady, Andrews McNeil Publishing

Jesse Rigsby is on a mission to save his friend Mark, but first he’s got to shake the Bigfoot chasing him through the school library. And then there’s the velociraptor in the bathroom. Oh yeah, don’t forget about the ginormous flame-throwing bat in the cafeteria. Jesse’s trapped in the invisible world of Go Wild – … Continue reading TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME, #2, Dustin Brady, Andrews McNeil Publishing