Tag Archives: Stories

Cloaked

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I’m not your average hero. I actually wasn’t your average anything. Just a poor guy working an after-school job at a South Beach shoe repair shop to help his mom make ends meet. But a little magic changed it all. It all started with a curse. […]

Crescendo

Author: Becca Fitzpatrick Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description The sequel to the New York Times Best selling phenomenon, Hush, Hush!  Nora should have know her life was far from perfect. Despite starting a relationship with her guardian angel, Patch (who, title aside, can be described anything but angelic), and surviving an attempt […]

Beastly

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from every pore. I am a monster. You think I’m talking fairy tales? No way. The […]

Switched (Trylle Trilogy, Book 1)

Author: Amanda Hocking Publisher: Product Description Switched – the first book in the Trylle Trilogy… When Wendy Everly was six years old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn’t until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have been right. With the help of Finn […]

Torn (Trylle Trilogy, Book 2)

Author: Amanda Hocking Publisher: Product Description Torn – the second book of the Trylle Trilogy… Wendy thought she finally understood who she was and what she wanted, but everything changes when the rival Vittra come after her. She’s caught between two worlds, torn between love and duty, and she must decide what life she is […]

Starfire Angels (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 1)

Author: Melanie Nilles Publisher: Prairie Star Publishing Product Description 2011 EPIC Ebook Award Finalist They’ve been coming here for thousands of years, using Earth as a sanctuary to escape threats from their own kind. Mankind knows them as angels, and one of them left a child upon her death to be raised as a human. […]

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Stephen Carpenter Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description This classic story is a favorite with toddlers, who will cheer on the three clever billy goats who outsmart a mean troll. With plenty of repetition, this adventure is perfect for reading aloud and for joining in, and a satisfying ending provides a reassuring touch.

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.

Ink Exchange

Rating: (119 reviews) Author: Melissa Marr Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Unbeknownst to mortals, a power struggle is unfolding in a world of shadows and danger. After centuries of stability, the balance among the Faery Courts has altered, and Irial, ruler of the Dark Court, is battling to hold his rebellious and newly vulnerable fey […]

The Christmas Story

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Tracy Harrast Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description The story of Christmas comes to life in this delightful, interactive Bible storybook created especially for young, curious minds.

Early Readers Bible

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: V. Gilbert Beers Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description This Bible features colorful illustrations and over 400 easy to read words that will have youngsters saying “I Can Read It!”

The Princess and the Frog: Tiana’s Cookbook: Recipes for Kids (Disney Princess: the Princess and the Frog)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Publisher: Disney Press Product Description Set in Jazz Age New Orleans, The Princess and the Frog introduces Tiana, a young African-American girl who dreams of owning her own restaurant. This kid-friendly cookbook features recipes inspired by Tiana and the other characters in the film. With simple instructions, large photographs, and charming […]

Christmas Story (Record Your Own Voice Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Greg Holder Publisher: Standard Publishing Company

Jesus Storybook Bible Deluxe Edition

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Sally Lloyd-Jones Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description This beautiful deluxe edition of the Moonbeam Award Gold Medal Winner is a storybook Bible to treasure. It includes the narrative on three CDs so children can read along. Experience all the emotion and drama as award-winning actor David Suchet’s narration brings this storybook Bible […]

The Princess and the Frog: Princess Tiana and the Royal Ball

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Natasha Anastasia Tarpley Publisher: Disney Press Product Description For as long as she can remember, Tiana has dreamed about just one thing: having her own restaurant. But after she fell in love with Prince Naveen, she not only got her restaurant, she became a princess, too. Now it’s time for her […]

The Three Pigs

Rating: (71 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description This picture book begins placidly (and familiarly) enough, with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw, sticks, and bricks. But the wolf”s huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the story . . . and into […]

ArchEnemy: The Looking Glass Wars

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Frank Beddor Publisher: Dial Product Description Discover the fate of Wonderland- and imagination itself- in this riveting conclusion to the New York Times bestselling trilogy. The Heart Crystal’s power has been depleted, and Imagination along with it. The people of Wonderland have all lost their creative drive, and most alarmingly, even […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Night Before Christmas (Tenth Anniversary Edition)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description With over 600,000 copies sold, Jan Brett’s New York Times bestselling edition of Clement Moore’s classic Christmas poem celebrates its tenth anniversary with a note from Jan and an exquisitely redesigned jacket with red foil trim, making this a delectable holiday treat. A […]

The Very First Christmas (Sticker Stories)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description Follow the bright, shining star to a stable in Bethlehem and join Mary and Joseph, the shepherds, and the three wise men in adoring the little baby Jesus! Colorful stickers and children’s imaginations bring the nativity to life in this simple retelling of the beloved […]

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 […]

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition

Rating: (81 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Children’s High Level Group Product Description The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers’ attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  Now, thanks to Hermione Granger’s new translation from the ancient runes, we present this stunning […]

The Golden Book of Fairy Tales (Golden Classics)

Rating: (63 reviews) Author: Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Originally published in 1958, this book contains a selection of 28 traditional stories from the French, German, Danish, Russian and Japanese traditions. Includes The Sleeping Beauty, The Frog Prince, Puss in Boots, Thumbelina, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Beauty and the Beast.

Fire Star (Dragon Trilogy)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Chris D’lacey Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description In the thrilling third book in Chris d’Lacey’s popular series, David Rain is faced with a perilous task. ICEFIRE’s evil sibyl Gwilanna is back, this time determined to resurrect the dragon Gawain on the ice cap of the Tooth of Ragnar. Can David and […]

Gingerbread Friends

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description That popular little character is back looking for friends, in an adventure he’ll never forget. Confident and cocky, the Gingerbread Baby happens upon a bakery, where he dances and prances in front of a sugar cookie girl, trying to make friends. But she just stares and […]

The Big Picture Story Bible

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: David Helm Publisher: Crossway Books Product Description Rather than simply retelling the most familiar short scenes from the Bible, this book presents the big picture the unified story running through the Old and New Testaments. This delightful book will help children learn the Bible s whole story and begin to appreciate […]

The 13 Clocks

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: James Thurber Publisher: NYR Children’s Collection Product Description Once upon a time, in a gloomy castle on a lonely hill, where there were thirteen clocks that wouldn’t go, there lived a cold, aggressive Duke, and his niece, the Princess Saralinda. She was warm in every wind and weather, but he was […]

A Giant Problem (Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles)

Author: Holly Black Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description Talk about out of the frying pan, into the fire! I was pretty sure that my freaky stepsister and that freaky field guide of hers would ruin my life. But now it looks like they’re going to ruin all of Florida, too! Okay, maybe […]

Sir Fartsalot Hunts the Booger

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Kevin Bolger Publisher: Razorbill Product Description Sir Fartsalot’s on a quest to defeat a villain most foul! Things really stink in the Kingdom of Armpit. King Reginald the Not Very Realistic has had it up to here with his naughty son Prince Harry, who loosens the tops on all the Royal […]

Howl’s Moving Castle

Rating: (190 reviews) Author: Diana Wynne Jones Publisher: Eos Product Description Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid […]

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat (Caldecott Medal Book)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Simms Taback Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com When Joseph’s favorite overcoat gets old and worn, he makes a jacket out of it. When the jacket is more patches than jacket, Joseph turns it into a vest. When the vest’s number is up, Joseph makes a scarf. This thrifty industry continues until there’s […]

Wee Sing Bible Songs (Wee Sing) CD and Book Edition (Wee Sing)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Pamela Conn Beall, Susan Hagen Nipp Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Book 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!

Ink Exchange

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Melissa Marr Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description Unbeknownst to mortals, a power struggle is unfolding in a world of shadows and danger. After centuries of stability, the balance among the Faery Courts has altered, and Irial, ruler of the Dark Court, is battling to hold his rebellious and newly vulnerable fey together. […]

The Neverending Story

Rating: (256 reviews) Author: Michael Ende Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

Silvermist and the Ladybug Curse (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Author: Gail Herman Publisher: RH/Disney Product Description NOTHING RATTLES SILVERMIST. She’s the calmest water-talent fairy around, and as cool as a deep mountain lake. But then an “unlucky” white ladybug lands on Silvermist’s head, and her orderly world goes topsy-turvy. She’s never been the type of fairy to lose things or have accidents or make […]

The Seeing Stone (The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 2)

Rating: (64 reviews) Author: Holly Black Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Amazon.com In the Spiderwick Chronicles’ second book, things get even more exciting–and kind of scary–for the Grace kids, as the strange faerie world hinted at in The Field Guide blooms to full life around them. After making tentative peace with Thimbletack (a coveralled […]

Swimmy (Knopf Children’s Paperbacks)

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Leo Lionni Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description Illus. in color. “An exquisite picture book. A little fish, the lone survivor of a school of fish swallowed by a tuna, devises a plan to camouflage himself and his new companions.”–(starred) School Library Journal.  

Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You: Movie Tie-in Edition (The Spiderwick Chronicles)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Holly Black Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Amazon.com Spiderwick fans will adore this gorgeous guidebook to the fantastical creatures featured in Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi’s spectacular series. The superdeluxe, lavishly illustrated “field guide” features 142 information-packed pages, 41 full-color plates, 6 spectacular gatefolds, 6 watercolor landscapes, scores of black-and-white […]

The Christmas Story

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jane Werner Watson Publisher: Golden Books Book Description Beautiful paintings by Eloise Wilkin and inspiring text, make this story of the birth of Jesus one to share again and again.

Baboushka: A Christmas Folktale from Russia (Christmas & Hanukkah)

Author: Publisher: Candlewick Book Description This holiday Baboushka tale blends the Nativity with the tradition of Christmas gift giving. Everyone in the village is bubbling with excitement about the new star in the sky—everyone except old Baboushka, who is busy sweeping, scouring, and polishing her house. Then three strangers arrive. When Baboushka invites them to […]

Wicked Lovely

Rating: (70 reviews) Author: Melissa Marr Publisher: HarperTeen Book Description Rule #3: Don’t stare at invisible faeries. Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty—especially if they learn of her Sight—and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens. Rule #2: Don’t […]

The First Noel: A Christmas Carousel

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Part carousel, part shadow box, this elegant, stand-alone Nativity book, designed by a master paper engineer, reflects all the wonder of Christmas and will be treasured for seasons to come. Part carousel, part shadow box, this elegant stand-alone Nativity book designed by a master paper engineer reflects […]

Merry Fairy Holidays: Three Enchanted Christmas Stories (Flower Fairies Friends)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Cicely Mary Barker Publisher: Warne Book Description This wonderful holiday collection features three Flower Fairies Friends chapter book stories about the most popular winter Flower Fairies, The Christmas Tree Fairy, Snowdrop Fairy and the Holly Fairy as they each celebrate the festive season. Discover how the Christmas Tree Fairy uses her […]

The Beginner’s Bible: Timeless Children’s Stories

Rating: (68 reviews) Author: Karen Henley Publisher: ZonderKidz Amazon.com Written for early readers, The Beginner’s Bible includes 95 classic Bible stories, rewritten in a language children can understand. From the baby Moses (“A Basket Boat”) to the baby Jesus (“The Most Special Baby”), from Noah (“The First Rainbow”) to David and Goliath (“The Giant”), children […]

The Story of Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Patricia A. Pingry Publisher: Candy Cane Press Book Description Here is the story of the birth of Jesus and the original reason behind Christmas told in a simple manner that toddlers will understand, in a compact board book version.

Fire Star

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Chris D’lacey Publisher: Orchard Books Book Description In this thrilling final installment of Chris d’Lacey’s popular trilogy, David Rain is faced with a perilous task. ICEFIRE’s evil sibyl Gwilanna is back, this time determined to resurrect the dragon Gawain on the ice cap of the Tooth of Ragnar. Can David and […]

In the Realm of the Never Fairies: The Secret World of Pixie Hollow (Disney Fairies)

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Monique Peterson Publisher: Disney Press Book Description MAGIC MIGHT BE CLOSER THAN YOU THINK. For just beyond the world you see, there is another world where the air shimmers with pixie dust and the impossible happens every day.Far beyond the horizon, on the magical island of Never Land, there is a […]

Legend of the Christmas Tree, The

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Rick Osborne Publisher: Zonderkidz Book Description A fathers prayer for his family to understand the deeper meaning of our Christmas celebrations becomes a reality during the search for a perfect Christmas tree. The family discovers the meaning behind one of their favorite Christmas traditions in The Legend of the Christmas Tree.