Tag Archives: Ages 4-8

Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description The Shadowhunters—touched by angels and charged with protecting innocents—battle demons and other evil in the bestselling Mortal Instruments series. City of Bones When Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder. Much less a murder […]

Awakened

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description “My love, speak to me.  Tell me everything.”  Neferet went to Kalona, kneeling before him, stroking the soft, dark wings that unfurled loosely around the immortal. “What would you have me say?”  He didn’t meet her eyes.   “Zoey lives.” Neferet’s voice was flat, cold, lifeless. […]

Sun-Kissed Christmas

Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description A Simon & Schuster eBook

Hex Hall Book One

Author: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she was a witch. It’s gotten her into a few scrapes. Her non-gifted mother has been as supportive as possible, consulting Sophie’s estranged father�an elusive European warlock�only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night […]

Angel: A Maximum Ride Novel

Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Product Description In the seventh book in the bestselling series, evil scientists are still trying to convince Max that she needs to save the world, this time by providing the genetic link in speeding up the pace of evolution. Worse, they’re trying to convince her that her […]

Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games)

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s […]

I Love You This Much: A Song of God’s Love

Author: Sue Buchanan Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description Share God’s love for his children through this moving story about the love between a parent and child. This sweet little tale is based on a beautiful lullaby, I Love You This Much, sung by a parent to a child, as a gentle reminder to children of just […]

This Lullaby

Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Speak Product Description When it comes to relationships, Remy doesn’t mess around. After all, she’s learned all there is to know from her mother, who’s currently working on husband number five. But there’s something about Dexter that seems to defy all of Remy’s rules. He certainly doesn’t seem like Mr. Right. […]

A Christmas Carol: A Young Reader’s Edition of the Classic Holiday Tale

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description Remarkable, sumptuous artwork by top children’s book illustrator, artist Christian Birmingham, enhances the faithful abridgement of this Dickens classic. Our other Christmas classics illustrated by Christian Birmingham, A Christmas Treasury, and The Night Before Christmas. With 35 full-color and black-and-white illustrations.

Fixing Delilah

Author: Sarah Ockler Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Things in Delilah Hannaford’s life have a tendency to fall apart. She used to be a good student, but she can’t seem to keep it together anymore. Her “boyfriend” isn’t much of a boyfriend. And her mother refuses to discuss the fight that […]

Baby Einstein: First Words

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Julie Aigner-Clark Publisher: Disney Press Product Description Build your baby’s vocabulary with this new first words book. Split into familiar catagories such as animals, nature, food and babies themselves, the youngest learners will be able to identify the names of familiar objects. Baby Einstein Books is an imprint of developmentally appropriate, […]

Clip-Clop

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Nicola Smee Publisher: Boxer Books Product Description Every child adores getting twirled and tossed by Mommy and Daddy. Again! Again, they squeal. That’s the rapturous joy Nicola Smee captures, in simple rhythmic text and charming pictures. One after the other, a group of barnyard friends climb aboard Mr. Horse for a […]

In the Garden with Van Gogh

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Julie Merberg Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description With narratives that will entertain art lovers of all ages, these two new board books are a fun way to introduce young children to fine art. The sleepy trees, golden haystacks, and juicy fruits of In the Garden with Van Gogh will delight little […]

Wee Sing Sing-Alongs

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Pamela Conn Beall Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Product Description The bestselling Wee Sing line is now tailored for the most modern Wee Sing fans! These eight classic Wee Sing titles are now in a great new package—a book and CD in a reusable blister!

Mary Wore Her Red Dress and Henry Wore His Green Sneakers Book & CD (Read Along Book & CD)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Merle Peek Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description On Katy’s birthday, all of her animal friends come to the party dressed in clothes of different colors.

Baby Animals (Ultimate Sticker Books)

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description DK presents exciting new covers for 13 of your favorite Ultimate Sticker Books: Animal, Baby Animal, Ballet, Bug, Bulldozer, Dangerous Dinosaurs, Dinosaur, Ancient Egypt, Farm, Pony, Shark and Whale, Space, and Truck. Annotated with factual information, each book contains more than 60 full-color, reusable stickers so children […]

It’s Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Jamie Lee Curtis Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description It’s hard to be five. Just yelled at my brother. My mind says do one thing. My mouth says another. It’s fun to be five! Big changes are here! My body’s my car, and I’m licensed to steer. Learning not to hit? Having to […]

The Rainbow Fish

Rating: (229 reviews) Author: Marcus Pfister Publisher: North-South Books Product Description Rainbow-colored foil stamping glitters on every page of this unique book about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions-his shimmering scales. Amazon.com Review If you read this very popular book just before bed, and the light is […]

Olivia

Rating: (154 reviews) Author: Ian Falconer Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing/Atheneum Product Description Have fun with Olivia… dressing up singing songs building sand castles napping (maybe) dancing painting on walls and — whew! — going to sleep at last. Amazon.com Review Olivia would be Eloise, if Eloise were a pig. She is good at […]

Christmas Time in the Mountains

Author: Mildred Luton Publisher: DeVorss & Company

Christmas Carols

Author: Karl Schulte Publisher: Goldencraft

The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Mulberry books)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Marianna Mayer Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “A graceful retelling of the fairy tale…. Illustrations are a sumptuous feast, elegant and tasteful, filled with romantic splendor and delicacy…. A stunning piece to savor.” –Booklist.

The Little Soul And The Earth I’m Somebody!: A Children’s Parable Adapted From Conversations With God (Young Spirit Books)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Neale Donald Walsch Publisher: Hampton Roads Pub Co Product Description The collaborative team that brought you The Little Soul and the Sun (Hampton Roads, ISBN 1-57174-087-2, 1998) returns with an uplifting follow-up. The first book in a new series of Little Soul adventures, The Little Soul and the Earth finds our […]

Stone Soup

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Three strangers, hungry and tired, pass through a war-torn village. Embittered and suspicious from the war, the people hide their food and close their windows tight. That is, until the clever strangers suggest making a soup from stones. Intrigued by the idea, everyone brings what they […]

Marsupial Sue Presents “The Runaway Pancake”: Book and CD

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: John Lithgow Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description “I’m too fast, you’re too slow. Pan, pan, patty-cake pan, I can get away from you, I can!” The much-loved story of the Runaway Pancake who pops out of the oven and is sure he can escape all who want to […]

Frog Goes to Dinner (Boy, Dog, Frog)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Dial Product Description Following the re-release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low-priced hardcover editions. A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer’s distinguished career over twenty-five […]

Scaredy Squirrel

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Melanie Watt Publisher: Kids Can Press, Ltd. Product Description Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It’s way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians or killer bees. But in his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes along, he’s well-prepared. Scaredy Squirrel’s emergency kit […]

A New Coat for Anna (Dragonfly Books)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Harriet Ziefert Publisher: Dragonfly Books Product Description Illus. in full color. “A fresh and moving story of a mother’s dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna’s mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of […]

Christmas Angels (Flip Flap Books)

Author: AnnMarie Harris Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description Whether parents and kids celebrate the holidays at home or away, this simple book format will have parents and kids flip-flapping to learn to count with five little angels, as they decorate a Christmas tree. With angelic die-cut pages and adorable illustrations, this glorious gift is […]

God Made Christmas: The Story of Baby Jesus (Baby Faith)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Integrity Publishers Product Description Babies will learn the important story of the birth of baby Jesus. With the accompanying God Made Christmas DVD, babies will learn and feel safe in God’s love for them. babyfaith helps baby thrive developmentally and spiritually. Perfect for Christian families and a perfect Christmas gift. […]

Jasmine’s Christmas Ride (Pony Tails)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Bonnie Bryant Publisher: Bt Bound Product Description horse show, the Pony Tails are off to a rocky start when Corey is chosen over Jasmine to compete in the show, and Jasmine cannot overcome her hurt feelings.

I Just Forgot (A Little Critter Book)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Funny, likeable Little Critter is at it again. In this appealing picture book about Mercer Mayer’s popular character, Little Critter struggles to remember what he is supposed to do each day. On rainy days he remembers his raincoat but forgets […]

The Night Before Christmas (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. America’s favorite Christmas poem is vividly depicted.

The Berenstain Bears’ Christmas Tree

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s Christmastime in Bear Country, and Papa Bear is caught right in the middle of an ecological dilemma–every tree he picks to chop down is home to a fellow furred or feathered creature. Papa doesn’t have the heart to make […]

Christmas in the Big Woods (Little House)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Long ago, a little girl named Laura Ingalls lived in a little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters, Mary and Carrie, and their good old bulldog, Jack. Winter was just around the corner, and Laura worked […]

Miracle in a Shoe Box: A Christmas Gift of Wonder

Author: Franklin Graham Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc Product Description A nine-year-old boy and his young sister learn the happiness that comes from giving their best in this touching story of compassion, sacrifice, and redemption. And across the ocean, their Bosnian counterparts find themselves the grateful recipients of something far more precious than money can buy.

A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Book)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Vera B. Williams Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save and save until they can afford to buy one big, comfortable chair that all three of them can enjoy.After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother […]

Just My Friend & Me

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description The very popular Little Critter has a friend over to play and tries his best to be a good host. It’s a long afternoon. After his friend damages Little Critter’s bike by accident, leaves him in the tree house without […]

Re-Zoom

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Istvan Banyai Publisher: Puffin Product Description Open this wordless book and take off on a mindbending visual journey full of twists, turns, and surprises. Zoom from an Egyptian pyramid to an exotic jungle to a sandy beach. But if you think you know where you are, guess again. For in Istvan […]

I’m Going to be a Big Sister

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Brenda Bercun Publisher: Nurturing Your Children Press Product Description Amanda’s mommy is pregnant and Amanda is going to be a big sister. In this story Amanda learns about preparing for the new baby’s arrival and what it truly means to be a big sister. Winner of the iParenting Media Book Awards […]

The Berenstain Bears Think of Those in Need (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Stuff in the closets, stuff in the drawers, stuff in the attic–too much stuff everywhere! Mama Bear convinces the family that cleaning out the house can not only simplify their cluttered lives, but also benefit those who are in need!

Tuesday

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie. A Caldecott Medal book. Amazon.com Review “Tuesday evening, around eight”–a deceptively mundane beginning for what proves to be a thrilling, miraculous, and surreal amphibian journey. […]

Roller Coaster

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Marla Frazee Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Clickity, clackity. Clickity, clackity. The roller coaster car is going up, up, up to the highest spot. And at least one of the people in the car has never ridden on a roller coaster before . . . ever. Wheeeeeeee! Amazon.com Review All sorts of […]

The Little Engine That Could

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Watty Piper Publisher: Philomel Product Description Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could, that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain. Now the great Loren Long (Mr. Peabody’s Apples) […]

Big Fun Christmas Crafts & Activities (Williamson Little Hands Book)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Judy Press Publisher: Williamson Books Product Description Little hands will flourish, as Judy Press shows that creative expression, learning fun, and respect for others can be the themes of engaging Christmastime activities! Quick & easy sections provide simpler activities and crafts for younger children to do in shorter time periods. Activities […]

The Jungle Book (Disney The Jungle Book) (Little Golden Book)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: RH Disney Publisher: Golden/Disney Product Description A boy named Mowgli and a bear named Baloo become fast friends in Disney’s beloved classic, The Jungle Book.

Franny K. Stein’s Crate of Danger (Boxed Set): Lunch Walks Among Us; Attack of the 50-Ft. Cupid; The Invisible Fran; The Fran That Time Forgot (Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Jim Benton Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description Franny K. Stein is not your average girl — she’s a mad scientist. She prefers poison ivy to daisies and piranha to goldfish, and when Franny jumps rope, she uses her pet snake. Being a mad scientist is exciting, but it […]

Bedhead

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Margie Palatini Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description It was BIG. It was BAD. It was…BEDHEAD! No doubt about it, Oliver’s having a very bad hair day. His parents and sister try to help. They push, they pull, they spritz and they spray; they goop, they glop, and they […]

SpongeBob’s Box of Books (Spongebob Squarepants)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Ahoy there, mateys! Here’s a boxful of treasure: six (count them, six!) rip-roaring 8 x 8 storybooks that you can take with you on all your seafaring — and landlubbing — adventures. And they’re all ready to go in this handy carrying case with a […]

Katie Meets The Impressionists (Scholastic Bookshelf)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: James Mayhew Publisher: Scholastic Product Description “This British import pays joyful homage to the world of the Impressionists. When Katie and her grandmother visit an art museum to celebrate the elder’s birthday, the girl wanders into a gallery where she admires Claude Monet’s The Luncheon…. With a blink of her eyes, […]