Picture books are not just for kids. While the enchanting illustrations capture the attention of our youngest readers, the universal messages around hope and curiosity held within these treasured tomes hold true for readers of all ages – particularly those found in the works of Kobi Yamada. We first came to love Kobi with What Do You Do with an Idea? and with his newest book, Trying, Kobi continues to find the inspiration we all need right now. Here, […]
Birthdays, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day—just about any day is the perfect time to present the curious young reader in your life with a captivating new tale. We know your little bookworm is probably mesmerized by adventure, mischief, surprise, and snuggly animals, so we’ve rounded up some our favorite newly-released picture books that will have your little […]
The smell of achievement laced with honeysuckle is in the air. Kindergarteners are bringing home stacks of priceless macaroni art, and sleep-deprived teenagers are up at 3 a.m. putting the final touches on their term papers. Have you guessed what I’m getting at? It’s graduation time, of course! Chances are, you’re attending a ceremony this […]
The year’s best children’s books beautifully embody the curiosity and spirit of young minds. They see the fantastic in the everyday, from the hidden lives of woodland creatures to a friendship between a sandwich and a cupcake, and find profoundly simple answers to deceptively simple questions, like what defines a friendship and how one idea can change the world.
Looking for a gift for your favorite bookworm—or a gift to reward yourself after a long day of holiday prep? There’s something for every fiction lover on the list below, from picture books to share at bedtime, to wonderful chapter books to tuck into a backpack, to teen reads both moving and magical, to some […]