My Heart Is a Compass
By Deborah Marcero
In this celebration of the power of imagination, a creative girl on a mission to bring something new to the world becomes a storyteller and inventor of intricately detailed maps.Rose's heart is set on discovering something that's never been found. She just doesn't know where to find it. So she sets off on a wondrous journey, bounding from one spectacular world to the next. Her only guides are a set of maps drawn from her own imagination and her heart's desire to explore new and exciting worlds.In this moving story of a trailblazing spirit, Rose follows her compass, and explores her creativity in a one-of-a-kind search through a collection of intricate maps that readers will love to get lost in.
By Margaret Chiu Greanias, Lesley Breen Withrow
Maximillian Villainous is a monster who doesn't have the heart to be a villain. His famous family pulls pranks on the likes of Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy, and Max spends his time undoing them. So when he brings home a bunny to be his sidekick, Max's disapproving mother hatches a plan. She challenges Max and the bunny to become a devious duo; otherwise . . . the bunny hops. If they want to stay together, Max and the bunny have no choice but to go against their nature. They blunder into villainy with comical effect until Max discovers that embracing his good heart may just be the key to pulling off the most devious deed of all and winning his family's acceptance.Delightfully fun and irreverent, Maximillian Villainous is an empowering story about embracing one's true self and finding acceptance. Up and coming illustrator Lesley Breen Withrow brings the characters to life with bold and colorful illustrations in a style reminiscent of Richard Scarry.
Minions Paradise: Phil Saves the Holidays!
By Trey King
The Minions are still stuck in their tropical paradise when the holidays roll around, and they're bummed! They don't want to miss any of the festive fun. They want eggnog, snowmen, caroling, and Santa! Phil still feels guilt for trapping them here, so it's up to him to see if he can save the holidays. Can he do it?© 2016 Universal Studios Licensing LLC.
My Washington, DC
By Kathy Jakobsen
Vibrant, lush paintings full of elaborate detail bring the capital city to life! A young girl and her friend explore their favorite places in Washington, DC, from the White House to the Lincoln Memorial. They peek inside the National Air and Space Museum, glimpse the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives, and bask in the beauty of the cherry blossoms surrounding the Tidal Basin.With two giant foldout pages, a free poster of the Bill of Rights, a map of the whole city, fun facts, and seek-and-find challenges, My Washington, DC is endlessly enjoyable and educational. Kathy Jakobsen's lavish paintings invite readers to return again and again to this dazzling tribute to America's capital!
Merry Christmas, Squirrels!
By Nancy Rose
Mr. Peanuts loves Christmas--but he loves it even more when he has a friend to share it with. When Cousin Squirrel invites him to spend the holidays together, Mr. Peanuts is in for a whirlwind of winter fun! Mr. Peanuts and Cousin Squirrel are the perfect holiday addition to every household. Featuring photographs of wild squirrels in handcrafted homemade miniature settings, this striking book is sure to surprise and delight young and old alike.
Meet the Dinotrux
By Chris Gall
The Dinotrux are enormous part-dinosaur, part-truck monsters that roam the earth, rumbling and honking and wreaking havoc. But even monsters need friends! And Dozeratops needs the help of his friends to build a bridge that will let the Dinotrux cross a river to meet one another. He calls Velocitractor to drag logs into place, Craneosaurus to lift them, and Cementosaurus to finish everything off. Join in the fun in this Level 1 early reader that introduces newly independent readers to these awesome monsters of mayhem!
Mama Seeton's Whistle
By Jerry Spinelli, LeUyen Pham
Without even thinking about it,Mama Seeton puckered her lips and whistled.It was not a loud whistle.Or a fancy whistle.Just a simple two-note whistle.When Mama Seeton whistles, her children run home for chocolate cake, hugs, kisses, and shared memories. But as time passes, they travel farther and farther away from the familiar sound. Can mama's whistle be heard all over the world, and bring her children home one more time?
Matilda in the Middle
By Cori Doerrfeld
Matilda was a little bunny who lived in a cozy burrow with her mother, her father, and her brothers and sisters--her many, many brothers and sisters...Matilda often finds herself lost in the middle of her large bunny family. But when Matilda's mother signs her up for bunny ballet, she feels she has finally found a place to shine-if she can get her family to notice, that is...Matilda in the Middle celebrates the joys--and trials--of being a middle child in a heartfelt story that shows that sometimes the middle is the very best place to be.With a style reminiscent of classic favorites like Beatrix Potter, Matilda in the Middle is the perfect package for any young readers who adore bunnies, ballet, or both!
Marc Brown's Playtime Rhymes: A Treasury for Families to Learn and Play Together
By Marc Brown
Fingers ready?Fingers set?Fingers play!It's time for Playtime Rhymes-a treasury of twenty favorite finger rhymes compiled and illustrated by the bestselling and beloved artist Marc Brown for the enjoyment of young and old.From the clever Whoops! Johnny and funny Do Your Ears Hang Low? to the irrepressible Itsy-Bitsy Spider and rousing Wheels on the Bus, these are rhymes to say and sing aloud, each with pictorial instructions for the correlating finger movements.An interactive experience at its very best, Playtime Rhymes will get little hands wiggling, jiggling, pointing, pounding, bending, stretching, and dancing as children animate the rhymes, pore over the vibrant pictures, and share the fun with family and friends.
The Monsters' Monster
By Patrick McDonnell
Once upon a time, there were three little rascals who thought they were the BIGGEST, BADDEST monsters around. But when they decide to build a huge monster of their own, he isn't exactly what the creatures were expecting. He's happy. He giggles. He's just grateful to be alive. And he has a lesson for his grouchy creators that only takes two little words.In this playful tale from bestselling picture book author Patrick McDonnell, a very BIG monster shows three very BAD little monsters the power of boundless gratitude.
The Mommy Book
By Todd Parr
The Mommy Book celebrates all different kinds of moms and highlights the many reasons they are so special. Whether your mom goes fishing or goes shopping, whether she works at home or in a big building, whether she has short hair or big hair, Todd Parr assures readers that no matter what kind of mother you have, every mother is special in her own unique way. With his trademark bold, bright colours and silly scenes, Todd Parr explains that while no two mothers are alike, 'all mothers want you to be who you are!
Martha Doesn't Say Sorry!
By Samantha Berger
There are many things that Martha does, but apologizing isn't one of them. There are three little words that can be very hard to say (No, not "I love you"): "I am sorry." Adorably clad in her frilly pink dress and matching headband, it appears this little otter is sweet as sugar. But mother and father won't be fooled by her sometimes naughty and stubborn behavior and will go to great lengths to teach her to apologize for her antics.Eventually, Martha learns the importance of apologizing and the (ultimately) rewarding feeling that comes with saying she's sorry.
My Big Book Of Spanish Words
By Rebecca Emberley
Kids will love learning their very first words in Spanish and English with this colourful, oversized board book by beloved author and artist, Rebecca Emberley, whose bilingual book series has sold over 1 million copies to date. With sturdy board book pages, this book introduces kids to colours, numbers, animals, and more - a perfect first bilingual book!