• The recipes in award-winning The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook are sure to please both young and old comic fans. The book's pages feature tons of vintage DC art, and the easy how-to steps will add KA-POW to your meals. (Oct. 2013)
• Got a young birder in your life? Or maybe a birder-to-be... Science with Stuff: Bird-acious will spark a kid's enthusiasm for all things bird with 48 pages packed with color photos and expert-vetted facts. The awesome extra is a REAL owl pellet that comes with the book (in a blister back, on cover).
• The perfect books to get kids outside, our Into the Field Guides come packaged as kits (in a treasure box with magnifying jar and mesh bag) or alone. Take A Walk in the Woods and A Walk on the Beach with you when you explore and discover the cool fauna and flora all around you.
• Another new Science with Stuff book: Insect-o-mania! Featuring close-ups of creepy crawlies and incredible facts about the world of insects as well as a real bug (in resin block).
• The latest in our series of fresh-looking concept books featuring DC Comics vintage art: DC Super Heroes OPPOSITES introduces budding super heroes to opposites.
• The ICKtionary — coming soon! Get ready to be grossed out (yet totally educated) about all things gnarly, from blobish, vomit, and boogers to crispy spiders on a stick (to eat)! 160 pages of true ICK.
• Amazon.com rates our My Favorite Shoes #3 on their BEST BOOKS OF 2013 list (for ages 0-2). This touch-and-feel board book is big hit with both mamas and babies who love all things fashion (and just plain fun!) Pat the furry boots! Feel the suede leopard flats!
• Check us out on New York Family (1/2/14).
• We're thrilled to announce that The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio (the independent guide to children's media) awarded five of our books the GOLD award for Best Book 2013; and one of our books, the PLATINUM award (highest honor). Read their review for each of our winning books here:
• The Official Super Hero Cookbook (Platinum)
• Into the Field Guide: A Walk in the Woods (Gold)
• Into the Field Guide: A Walk on the Beach (Gold)
• Art from the Start: Mama, Baby, & Other First Words (Gold)
• Art from the Start: Animals in Art (Gold)
• Science with Stuff: Shark-tastic (Gold)
"This kid-friendly series of nature guides offers a basic introduction to animals, rocks, flowers, seashells, plant life and more. Readers can get hands-on with the included accessories: mesh bags and containers to collect pebbles, flowers, acorns, sea glass, or other tidbits, plus a magnifying glass for further scrutinizing. Each guide also includes a handful of fun tips and activities, like how to dig for mussels or how to make “helicopter” seeds fly."
• Finger Fun! was selected as a TOP 10 Birthday Gift by FamilyFun Magazine.
• New father bloggers (beyondthecarseat.com) love our DC Super Heroes board books: Read the review here.
• Craft bloggers (raegunramblings.com) dig our Crafty Pants: Clever Costumes: Read the review here.
• Libraries love Shakespeare's Seasons
Read a recent review from the public library system in Virginia Beach here.
Bookfair in a Box Raise money and spread the love of reading! More info here.
Activity Sheet Enjoy a bit of the Bard with our Shakespeare's Seasons — beautiful paper-collage illustrations accompany selections from Shakepeare's sonnets and plays. Plus, a free activity sheet perfect for classrooms or stores. (downloadable here).
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