• On press now, a host of cool new DC Super Hero books: DC Super Heroes: My First Dictionary, DC Super Heroes Busy Bodies, DC My First Book of Girl Power, and DC My First Book of Super-Villains. Also on press and getting special effects put in place, is the companion to My Favorite Shoes (Amazon's pick for best board book of 2013): My Favorite Purse!
• Fresh for 'tweens—BEAD-DAZZLED is now out, as an eBook only. The third book of the popular Allegra Biscotti series, BEAD-DAZZLED follows Emma Rose (aka Allegra Biscotti) who must design a killer collection for the hottest fashion show of the year AND keep her dual identity secret. "Kids interested in fashion are sure to become fans of Allegra Biscotti." —School Library Journal
• Amazon.com rated our My Favorite Shoes one of the BEST BOARD BOOKS OF 2013 (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.
• Geekmom.com and Coolmompicks.com give The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook thumbs up!
Read the reviews here.
• 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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