Our picks for January 2011...
Here's a book with a super simple, but engaging design that will introduce your little one to the concept of color. Also be sure to check out Numbers From Nature!
From the author/illustrator of Lost and Found comes another touching story about the friendship between Boy and Penguin. Penguin is interested in learning to fly- he has wings after all, and, of course, the boy will be there to help him. The two become separated, and Penguin soon finds out that maybe there's a reason his wings don't work very well.
Fans won't want to miss this third and final installment in Mo Willems' beloved picture book series. In Knuffle Bunny Free, Trixie and her family are off to visit her grandparents in Holland, but somehow Knuffle Bunny winds up in China! Surely, they must reunite, but we think you'll be surprised how this one ends.
This is a whimsical tale about a young girl with a very big imagination. Persimmony, who craves adventure and excitement, has recently discovered that Mount Majestic, the mountain in the middle of the dull Island at the Center of Everything, is not really a mountain, but rather the belly of a sleeping giant who must not be woken! Her task: to convice the island inhabitants of this truth.
Delilah's life used to be perfect, but things seemed to have fallen apart. Her grades are dropping, her boyfriend isn't much of one and eight years ago a fight tore her family apart. Now, things appear to be on the up and up. New friendships and unexpected romance are helping her keep it together, but ultimately force her to deal with her family's issues head on.