Tag Archives: Candlewick

Lucky Tucker

Author: Leslie McGuirk Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Lucky dog! Life is a romp in the park after Tucker rolls in clover in this gleeful new tale about a charmingly expressive pup. When Tucker the terrier wakes up on Saint Patrick’s Day, he gets off on the wrong paw. Nothing is going his way until he […]

One Windy Wednesday (Giggle Club)

Author: Phyllis Root Publisher: Candlewick Product Description What happens when the wind blows and BLOWS! Well, one windy Wednesday, Bonnie Bumble found out! The wind blew so hard it blew the quack right out of the duck…and that was just the beginnning!

Maisy, Charley, and the Wobbly Tooth: A Maisy First Experience Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description On his first trip to the dentist, Charley gets lots of moral support from Maisy and friends in a full-length story readers will be eager to sink their teeth into. Maisy’s friend Charley has a wobbly tooth! He’s going to the dentist for the first time, and he’s […]

Maisy’s Valentine Sticker Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Today is Valentine’s Day, and Maisy is baking goodies. But she needs the help of her readers to find the ingredients, put on her apron, pass around presents, and even go on a special train ride with her friends. Luckily there’s an entire spread of reusable stickers for […]

Where Are Maisy’s Friends?: A Lift-the-Flap Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Lift-the-flap fun for preschoolers who are crazy for Maisy! Maisy mavens will love to look for Maisy and her friends in WHERE ARE MAISY’S FRIENDS?, a happy new board-book adventure from award-winning author-illustrator Lucy Cousins. Amazon.com Review “Who’s that hiding under the table?” Maisy and her friends are […]

Maisy’s Train: A Maisy Shaped Board Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description TOOT-TOOT! Maisy is taking her friends for a ride to the country — climbing up a hill and down a valley, chugging through a tunnel, and emerging into the bright sunshine. WHEEEEEE!

Maisy’s Snowy Christmas Eve with CD

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description A delightful holiday picture book with a read-along CD narrated by screen star Jane Horrocks It’s Christmas Eve, and snow is falling everywhere — on Maisy’s house, on her friends’ houses, even on Eddie! Everyone is invited to Maisy’s house for Christmas, so off they go in the […]

The Wee Christmas Cabin of Carn-na-ween

Author: Ruth Sawyer Publisher: Candlewick Product Description First published in 1941 and set in Ireland during the potato famine, this lyrical and haunting story tells the tale of a poor and kind-hearted woman whose lifelong goodness seems to go unrewarded.

Beowulf

Author: Publisher: Candlewick Product Description This exhilarating graphic-novel edition of an ancient classic honors the spirit of the original as it attracts modern readers. The epic tale of the great warrior Beowulf has thrilled readers through the ages — and now it is reinvented for a new generation with Gareth Hinds’s masterful illustrations. Grendel’s black […]

Roadwork!

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Sally Sutton Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Every preschooler who is mad for machines will revel in this bright, boisterous picture book about the exciting process of building a road. “Load the dirt. Load the dirt. Scoop and swing and drop. Slam it down into the truck. Bump! Whump! Whop!” There are […]

Maisy’s ABC: A Maisy Lift-the-Flap Classic

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Kids will flip for this Maisy novelty book! Now reissued in its original size, with a bold new design. From their tactile matte-and-gloss covers to the brief guidelines for parents on the back, these lift-the-flap, pull-the-tab favorites now have a whole new look — and […]

There Are Cats in This Book

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Viviane Schwarz Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Open the covers of this extraordinarily inventive, interactive book to find that the cats inside are ready to play — in very surprising ways. There they are, purring under a blanket. But not for long! Three sprightly cats named Tiny, Moonpie, and Andre are eager […]

The Birthday Box (Leslie Patricelli board books)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Leslie Patricelli Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Refreshing. . . . A perfect birthday book for a toddler!” — School Library Journal (starred review) What’s better than getting a brand-new toy as a birthday gift? Playing with the box it came in! Climb in for a flight across the ocean, a jaunt […]

Dear Tooth Fairy

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Alan Durant Publisher: Candlewick Product Description An inquisitive little girl gives the Tooth Fairy a run for her money-and exchanges several removable messages-in this sweet, humorous story. Dear Tooth Fairy, Thank you for coming last night. . . . I have a few questions. Why do you want my tooth? Holly’s […]

Willow at Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Camilla Ashforth Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Willow and Little Pig Pink prepare to celebrate Christmas with their friends and the animals on Paradise Farm.

Stink: Solar System Superhero (Book #5)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Megan McDonald Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Save the planet . . . Pluto! Stink Moody, wise-cracking champion of everything small, is on a new mission: to reinstate his favorite celestial orb. Look! Up in the sky! Is it a falling leaf ? A speck of dust? A speeding mosquito? No, it’s […]

Guess How Much I Love You

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Sam McBratney Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Now in a deluxe new edition Guess how much kids will love this! The original family classic is now available in a fresh new hardcover featuring embossing on the cover — and a new, larger trim size, making it perfect for lap sharing.

The Night Fairy

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Laura Amy Schlitz Publisher: Candlewick Product Description From 2008 Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz comes an exhilarating new adventure — and a thoroughly original fairy who is a true force of nature. What would happen to a fairy if she lost her wings and could no longer fly? Flory, a young […]

Let’s Do Nothing!

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Tony Fucile Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Don’t move! A master of animation explores the elusive art of doing nothing in this comical tale of two very active imaginations. Frankie and Sal have already played every sport and board game invented, baked and eaten batches of cookies, and painted a zillion pictures. […]

The Magician’s Elephant

Rating: (59 reviews) Author: Kate DiCamillo Publisher: Candlewick Product Description In a highly awaited new novel, Kate DiCamillo conjures a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected — and making the extraordinary come true. What if? Why not? Could it be? When a fortuneteller’s tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan […]

Yes Yes! A Box of Board Books (Leslie Patricelli board books)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Leslie Patricelli Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “With bright hues and loads of humor, these board books shed light on the mystery of opposites.” — CHILD magazine Three beloved concept board books are now available as a nifty boxed set. Yes! BIG LITTLE NO NO YES YES YUMMY YUCKY

Maisy’s Snowy Christmas Eve

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Lucy Cousins’s primary-color palette is tailor-made for a Christmastime book.” — THE HORN BOOK It’s Christmas Eve, and snow is falling everywhere — on Maisy’s house, on her friends’ houses, even on Eddie the elephant. Everyone’s making their way to Maisy’s house through the snow, with Cyril on […]

Finn Throws a Fit

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: David Elliott Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Who among us hasn’t encountered that force of nature called “a fit”? A best-selling author and illustrator depict a toddler’s tantrum in all its horror and hilarity. Finn likes peaches. Usually. But not today. Today Finn doesn’t like anything. Uh-oh. Is Finn going to throw […]

Maisy’s Christmas: Sticker Book

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Crazy for Maisy? A stickler for stickers? Little ones will have hours of fun helping their favorite mouse get ready for Christmas. Maisy and her friends are getting into the Christmas spirit. But they need some help! Poor Ostrich’s feet could use some warm boots […]

Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Beware — these fairy tales are not for the faint of heart! Maisy creator Lucy Cousins shifts gears to retell her favorites with vivid, rousing illustrations. Eight classic stories take on new energy as Lucy Cousins ramps up her artwork. In this bold, funny, and […]

Spyology (Ologies)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Spencer Blake Publisher: Candlewick Product Description A spy reveals startling secrets and carries out a breathless mission — in an astonishing guide that takes the ‘Ologies to a new level. The year is 1958, and British spy Spencer Blake, aka “Agent K,” is on an undercover mission to expose a deadly […]

Maisy’s Christmas Day

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Spend Christmas Day with Maisy! Little fans are invited to join in the fun as the famous mouse celebrates with her friends. Hooray! It’s Christmas Day! As always, Maisy’s friends come to visit, and there are presents for everyone. Charley thinks his toy rocket rocks, […]

A Walk Down Sesame Street: Pop-Up Book (Sesame Street Books)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Sesame Street Publisher: Candlewick Product Description A one-of-a-kind spectacular pop-up celebration of Sesame Street in honor of its 40th anniversary — featuring all the characters children have come to know and love. It’s a rare person who doesn’t want to know how to get to Sesame Street. The ground-breaking children’s television […]

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

Rating: (55 reviews) Author: Susan Wojciechowski Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Pushing his friends and neighbors away in his grief over losing his wife and child, gifted woodcarver Jonathan Toomey finds his life changing when the widow McDowell asks him to carve a special Christmas gift and allow her young son to watch.

Suzy Goose and the Christmas Star

Author: Petr Horacek Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Tenacious Suzy Goose aims to top her Christmas tree with a star from the sky — with unexpectedly wondrous results — in this vibrant, whimsical tale. It’s Christmas Eve, and Suzy Goose and her friends are admiring their beautifully decorated tree. It’s perfect except for one thing: a […]

Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Megan Mcdonald Publisher: Candlewick Product Description What is way cooler than a story about Stink? Three of them — all tucked together in one hilarious boxed set. No lie! Judy Moody’s pesky younger “bother” — encyclopedia in hand, zany schemes in mind, and comical comebacks at the ready — has totally […]

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Product Description More than one hundred leading authors and illustrators donate their talents in a creative tour de force that is making history. Conceived and co-created by the National Children’s Book and Literary Alliance, this incomparable collection of essays, personal accounts, historical fiction, and poetry melds with an equally […]

A Visitor for Bear

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Bonny Becker Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Cheery persistence wears down a curmudgeonly bear in a wry comedy of manners that ends in a most unlikely friendship. Bear is quite sure he doesn’t like visitors. He even has a sign. So when a mouse taps on his door one day, Bear tells […]

The Tale of Despereaux Special Edition: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread

Rating: (384 reviews) Author: Kate Dicamillo Publisher: Candlewick Product Description The cherished Newbery Medal winner receives a stunning new treatment in a slipcased edition featuring 24 new full-color illustrations. The story of Despereaux Tilling —- a mouse in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea —- has enchanted children and adults around the […]

Guess How Much I Love You

Rating: (293 reviews) Author: Sam Mcbratney Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Guess how much I love you,” says Little Nutbrown Hare. Little Nutbrown Hare shows his daddy how much he loves him: as wide as he can reach and as far as he can hop. But Big Nutbrown Hare, who can reach farther and hop higher, […]

The Tiger Rising

Rating: (78 reviews) Author: Kate Dicamillo Publisher: Candlewick Product Description The National Book Award finalist from the best-selling author of BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE – now in paperback Walking through the misty Florida woods one morning, twelve-year-old Rob Horton is stunned to encounter a tiger – a real-life, very large tiger – pacing back and forth […]

I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed (Charlie and Lola)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Product Description It’s bedtime for Charlie and Lola, the hilarious siblings from I WILL NEVER NOT EVER EAT A TOMATO. Night owl Lola likes to stay up coloring and scribbling and wriggling and bouncing and chattering. Lola never gets tired. How can big brother Charlie convince her it’s time […]

Ish

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Product Description A creative spirit learns that thinking “ish-ly” is far more wonderful than “getting it right” in this gentle new fable from the creator of the award-winning picture book THE DOT. Ramon loved to draw. Anytime. Anything. Anywhere. Drawing is what Ramon does. It¹s what makes him happy. […]

Owl Babies

Rating: (56 reviews) Author: Martin Waddell Publisher: Candlewick Product Description A tender tale to remind the youngest of children that Mommy always comes back. “I want my mommy!” Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is. What is she doing? When will she […]

Library Lion

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Michelle Knudsen Publisher: Candlewick Product Description An affectionate storybook tribute to that truly wonderful place: the library. Miss Merriweather, the head librarian, is very particular about rules in the library. No running allowed. And you must be quiet. But when a lion comes to the library one day, no one is […]

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Rating: (204 reviews) Author: Kate Dicamillo Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who adored him completely. And then, one day, he was lost. […]

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (Robie Sex Books)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Robie H. Harris Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley’s . . . art reinforces Harris’s message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors — and that each variation is ‘perfectly normal.’” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) When young people have questions about sex, real answers can […]

No No Yes Yes (Leslie Patricelli board books)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Product Description YES! This must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair. Yanking cat by tail: no NO. Gentle pat on back: yes YES. And it’s funny how dumping a bowl of food gets a very different reaction from mastering the use of a spoon. […]

Stink and the World’s Worst Super-Stinky Sneakers (Stink)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Megan Mcdonald Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Stink is a delightful protagonist, and McDonald cleverly imparts information on smells. . . . A funny book for almost any collection.” — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL When Stink Moody’s second-grade class goes on a field trip to the Gross-Me-Out exhibit at the science museum, he […]

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up

Rating: (139 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Book Description From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world’s most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet. Open this book and a massive T. REX springs out, flashing a startling jawful of jagged teeth. Turn the next […]

Egyptology

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Ian Andrew, Dugald Steer Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt through a fascinating journal from a lost expedition — a treasure trove of fact and fantasy featuring a novelty element on every spread. Who can resist the allure of ancient Egypt — and the thrill of uncovering […]

Pirateology Guidebook and Model Set (Ologies)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: William Captain Lubber, Dugald A. Steer Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Avast, ye PIRATEOLOGY fans! Behold, an exclusive guide to the goings-on aboard a pirate vessel — plus an exciting scale model of a real pirate ship. How do pirates capture a ship? What sort of ships do they favor? Who are […]

Guess How Much I Love You

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Sam McBratney Publisher: Candlewick Book Description “Guess how much I love you,” says Little Nutbrown Hare. Little Nutbrown Hare shows his daddy how much he loves him: as wide as he can reach and as far as he can hop. But Big Nutbrown Hare, who can reach farther and hop higher, […]

Baby Happy Baby Sad (Leslie Patricelli board books)

Author: Publisher: Candlewick Book Description YES! This must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair that will make readers HAPPY. A towering ice-cream cone makes Baby HAPPY. But when that delectable treat goes splat, it makes Baby SAD. And how quickly HAPPY turns to SAD when a favorite red balloon flies […]

Colors Everywhere: A Guess How Much I Love You Storybook (Guess How Much I Love You)

Author: Sam Mcbratney Publisher: Candlewick Book Description For the first time in twelve years, the Nutbrown Hares hop back for a brand-new GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU story. Happy spring! Down by the river on a bright summer’s day, Big and Little Nutbrown Hare are lazily looking at all the colors around them. It’s […]