Tag Archives: Popular Culture

Red Riding Hood

Author: Sarah Blakley-Cartwright Publisher: Poppy Product Description This is a dangerous new vision of a classic fairy tale, and for readers who want even more of Valerie’s riveting story, a bonus chapter that extends the drama is available at http://www.redridinghoodbook.com/.

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.

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 […]

My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas Reusable Sticker Book

Author: Jenny Bak Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Six Christmas scenes in Ponyville with reusable sticker ponies.

Up (Disney/Pixar Up) (Little Golden Book)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: RH Disney Publisher: Golden/Disney Product Description The sky’s no longer the limit with Disney•Pixar’s next hit, Up! Meet Carl and Russell. Carl is old and lonely. Russell is young and looking for a friend. When they’re thrown together on the adventure of a lifetime, they discover that friendships are great at […]

It’s Sports Day! (Lazytown)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Magnús Scheving Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon

Christmas Angel (Clifford’s Puppy Days)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Quinlan B. Lee Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description It’s Christmastime! CLifford loves the presents, the parties, and the yummy food. Decorating the big tree is especially fun! But what do those things really have to do with the holiday spirit?

Blue Takes a Dip! (Blue’s Clues)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Irene Kilpatrick Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Join Blue at the beach for a romp in the waves!

Sleep and Dream of Happy Things (Yo Gabba Gabba!)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description Muno can’t sleep–he hates sleeping alone. So what should Muno do? Why, he should sleep and dream of happy things like the rest of the Gabba Gang. The perfect bedtime book for little ones who love Yo Gabba Gabba! Kids will love to go to sleep […]

A Humpback Whale Tale (Go, Diego, Go!)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Oh, no! A baby humpback whale is stuck on a rocky island. Join Diego as he twists and turns in this adventure through the rainforest and ocean! After reading the story, children can learn exciting facts about humpback whales!

The Christmas Bandit (Totally Spies Ready-to-Read)

Author: Lara Bergen Publisher: Simon Spotlight

Christmas Wishes (Holly Hobbie and Friends)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Product Description When Holly finds out that a family’s Christmas is in trouble, she sets out to bring the holiday spirit back to their home. Join Holly Hobbie in this heartwarming story that celebrates the joys of friendship, love and happiness.

The City of Ember (Books of Ember)

Rating: (498 reviews) Author: Jeanne DuPrau Publisher: Yearling Product Description NOW A MAJOR motion picture starring Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Saoirse Ronan, and Harry Treadaway! This tie-in edition of The City of Ember features a movie-art cover and an 8-page photo insert. Jeanne DuPrau’s instant classic tells the story of the great, underground […]

Manny’s Motorcycle Adventure (Handy Manny)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Susan Amerikaner Publisher: Disney Press Product Description An action-packed story based on the “Motorcycle Adventure” episode premiering on Disney Channel’s Family Movie Night. Manny and the tools are headed to Manny’s family reunion on their motorcycle, when Pat, Squeeze and Flicker wind up separated from them. Seems Pat has gone in […]

Arnold’s Christmas (Hey Arnold! Chapter Book #7)

Author: Richard Bartlett Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description It’s Secret Santa time and Arnold has picked Mr. Hyunh. But what does he give someone who always seems so sad? When Arnold discovers what would make Mr. Hyunh truly happy, he sets off to bring him a very special present. Will Arnold get it in time? […]

Spider-Man 3: Meet the Heroes and Villains (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Harry Lime Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Peter Parker is lucky to have good friends in his life. And they are lucky to be friends with a hero like Spider-Man. As long as there are villains out there, the world will always need its heroes.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Family Christmas (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Susan Hill Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Dave never thought he’d spend Christmas with three chipmunks. After all, they are not a regular family. But Alvin, Simon, and Theodore are ready to show Dave what family is all about!

Toy Story 2: Merry Christmas, Space Ranger (Golden Storybook)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Rick Bunsen Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Join Woody, Buzz, and all their friends on this Toy Story 2 Christmas adventure! When the gang goes downstairs for the annual viewing of the Christmas tree, they run into one of AndyÍs Christmas presents„the evil Emperor Zurg!

Merry Christmas, Teletubbies!

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Bonnie Bader Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description This hardcover, large-format picture book is filled with bright illustrations that will delight very young children. Join in the festive spirit with the four Teletubbies as they open their presents and celebrate a magical Christmas! Amazon.com Review Like all good Anglicans, the Teletubbies aren’t […]

A Capeside Christmas (Dawson’s Creek)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: C.J. Anders Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment Product Description Stress Much? Two days into rehearsal, the director of the Capeside Christmas Winter Follies drops out, so Dawson volunteers to direct the town show. But he’s finding out the hard way it’s easier to direct a small cast film than a giant Christmas […]

A LazyTown Christmas (Lazytown (8×8))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Artful Doodlers Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description It’s Christmas Eve in LazyTown! But Robbie Rotten has a few tricks up his sleeve. He wants to make sure that no one has a merry Christmas. Will Robbie ruin Christmas for everyone?

Wizzer’s Christmas (Disney’s 101 Dalmatians)

Author: Sue Kassirer Publisher: Disney Pr (Juv Trd) Product Description The lovable puppies from “101 Dalmatians” learn the true meaning of Christmas. Wizzer is contemplating what this magical holiday truly means, and the answer he’s been searching for comes in a place he least expects it. Full color Available.

The Legend of Zelda, Vol. 9: A Link to the Past

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Akira Himekawa Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Product Description R to L (Japanese Style). In the mystical land of Hyrule, three spiritual stones hold the key to the Triforce, and whoever holds them will control the world. A boy named Link sets out on a quest to deliver the Emerald, the spiritual […]

Miles to Go

Rating: (75 reviews) Author: Miley Cyrus Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description  “There are multiple sides to all of us. Who we are and who we might be if we follow our dreams.”                                    –Miley Cyrus     Three years ago, Miley Cyrus was a virtual unknown. Her life in rural Tennessee was filled with family, […]

Bear’s Berry Christmas (Bear in the Big Blue House)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kitty Richards Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description Discover all the little things that make the holidays so berry special! Everyone at the Big Blue House has the holiday spirit and is having a lot of fun decorating and baking. But when Jack, a lonely stray dog, shows up, how can Bear […]

The Christmas Cookie Case (Scooby-Doo! Picture Clue Book, No. 20)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Maria S. Barbo Publisher: Scholastic Product Description The Picture Clue books are based on the traditional “rebus Reader” – using a picture as a tool for learning a word. On the sample spread, you can see where a picture is substituted for a word. This gives a young reader a sense […]

Care Bears Catch the Christmas Spirt!

Author: Katie Tait Publisher: Scholastic Product Description The Care Bears try to help Grumpy Bear find his Christmas spirit.Children will love to read about these adorable bears and learn about their special caring mission as the Care Bears teach them the importance of caring for others and sharing their feelings.

Sesame Street Elmo’s Favorite Places

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Carol Monica Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Packed with flaps from cover to cover, Elmo’s Favorite Places is sure to become a treasured book for young Sesame Street fans. Preschoolers will love visiting all of Elmo’s favorite places – the farm, aquarium, school, park, and home – while learning five different […]

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Film – The Art – The Vision

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Frank Thompson Publisher: Disney Editions Product Description The “Making Of” book for Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas is getting a new cover treatment – with a bright shiny Halloween glow and eye-catching title treatment.   On screen, Jack Skellington leaps with joy, singing with wonder at his discovery of Christmas Town. […]

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Visual Guide

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Jason Fry Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Since the first time we heard Luke Skywalker ask Obi-Wan Kenobi “You fought in the Clone Wars!?” in Episode IV: A New Hope, fans the world over have been wondering exactly what the Clone Wars were and what clones in combat would look like. […]

Have Yourself a Furry Little Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Naomi Kleinberg Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description ELMO AND SANTA Grover are getting ready for the Sesame Street Christmas block party, with lots of laughs along the way. Hand in hand with other beloved Sesame Street characters, they gently teach young children a heartfelt message about the […]

Scooby-Doo and Santa’s Bake Shop: A Scratch-N-Sniff Christmas Story (Cartoon Network Scooby-Doo)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jesse Leon McCann Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: Simon Beecroft Publisher: DK Publishing Product Description In true DK style, LEGO® Star Wars™: The Visual Dictionary elucidates, illuminates, and excites even the most discerning LEGO Group, Star Wars™, and minifigure fans around the world.. Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, and more are brought to life with dozens of […]

Elmo’s 12 Days of Christmas (Big Bird’s Favorites Board Books)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Sarah Albee Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description What does a Sesame Street Christmas celebrate? How about: Three French friends, two yummy cookies, a red monster up in a tree, and lots more! Sing and laugh along with this hilarious Sesame Street version of the favorite Christmas carol.

I Love to Color (Yo Gabba Gabba!)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Lisa Rao Publisher: Simon Scribbles Product Description Color the sillies out in I Love to Color, a far-out coloring book that comes with 3 double-sided crayons. Brobee, the little green one, is here to be your tourguide and show you all the awesome sights and fun friends that make up the wacky and […]

SpongeBob’s Best Days! (Jumbo Coloring Book)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books

R2-D2 and Friends (DK READERS)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Publishing Product Description With these new classic Star Wars(r) Readers, children learn about the fantastic Jedi Knights, rogue Rebels, heroic allies, and evil Sith Lords that are loved by several generations. R2-D2, C-3P0, and other droids, large and small, come to life in this classic Star Wars(r) […]

Phineas and Ferb 8 x 8 #1 #1: Oh, Christmas Tree!

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Scott Peterson Publisher: Disney Press Product Description Series Description: Best friends and stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb are determined to make each mind-numbing rotation of Earth into something special. But their sister, Candace, is determined to reveal their crazy endeavors to their mom. Meanwhile, Perry the Platypus-Agent P-is called on repeatedly to […]

Dora’s Christmas Carol (Dora the Explorer)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description It’s Christmas Eve, and Swiper is on Santa’s naughty list for trying to swipe the Christmas tree star! Dora wants to help, so she takes Swiper on a time-travel adventure to Christmas in the past and to Christmas in the future. Maybe Swiper will finally discover […]

Peanuts: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Charles M. Schulz Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description Start this holiday season off with a bang by celebrating with the PEANUTS gang in the timeless classic A Charlie Brown Christmas. Read along with Charlie Brown in his heartwarming quest to uncover the true meaning of Christmas with Snoopy, Linus, and […]

The Princess and the Frog Little Golden Book

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: RH Disney Publisher: Golden/Disney Product Description Walt Disney Pictures presents The Princess and the Frog. . . . Meet Tiana—Disney’s newest princess. Her big dreams are put on hold when she is transformed into a frog! Discover how she finds love and learns all about what is truly important in the […]

Rudolph’s Christmas Party! (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mary Man-Kong Publisher: Golden Books Product Description IT’S CHRISTMASTIME AND Rudolph is throwing a surprise party for Santa! Join Rudolph as he hangs up the garland, bakes the Christmas cake, and lights up the Christmas tree! Little ones will love to read this heartwarming story and touch the “fuzzy” Rudolph on […]

A Christmas Coral (Paint with Water)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Cynthia Hands Publisher: Golden Books

Barney’s Christmas Countdown

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Scholastic Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description Babies will love counting from 1 to 12 with Barney this Christmas in this adorable, chunky mini board book format with shiny foil on the cover!

Dora’s Christmas Adventure (Dora the Explorer)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Christine Ricci Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Dora takes a special trip to the North Pole on Christmas Eve to help Santa deliver presents. Lift the flaps to help Dora find her way there!

A Cars Christmas (Step into Reading)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Melissa Lagonegro Publisher: RH/Disney Product Description Celebrate the holidays with Lightning McQueen, Mater, Sally, Doc Hudson, and the rest of the cool Cars characters in this brand-new Step 1 reader.

A Christmas Carol: The Junior Novel (Junior Novelization)

Author: Publisher: Disney Press Product Description The timeless tale of an old miser who must face Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet-to-Come, is re-imagined by cinematic visionary Robert Zemeckis. The three Ghosts remind Scrooge of the man he once used to be, the cold truth of who he is today, and what will happen if […]

A Big, Bright Christmas (Giant Coloring Book)

Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Celebrate Christmas with everyone’s favorite red-nosed reindeer! Girls and boys will have a holly jolly Christmas when they find a giant Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer coloring book under the tree! Filled with more than 100 holiday stickers, 20 supersized festive pictures to color, and a sturdy handle, […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (Super WHY!)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Ellie O’Ryan Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description The Super Readers are on a special mission to find out why Santa Claus visits children on Christmas. To find the answer to their question, the Super Readers fly into the classic story “’Twas the Night Before Christmas”. While in the story, the […]

Curious George Christmas Countdown Tabbed BB

Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co Amazon.com Review Product Description Using the format of two previous successful tabbed board books–TV Curious George Good Night Book and classic Happy Halloween, Curious George—Curious George Christmas Countdown has seven tabbed spreads, each with a fun and simple stand-alone poem accompanied by adorable holday scenes inspired by […]