• We've been huddled inside all winter, putting the finishing touches on our next crop of books and kits. Keep an eye out for 3 new DC Super Hero board books—Busy Bodies, My First Book of Girl Power, and My First Book of Super-Villains. We're also very excited to introduce our PBS Kids books in the Fall, starting with The Do It Myself Kids Cookbook and Super Simple Sock Crafts. And we had to publish a companion to My Favorite Shoes (Amazon's pick for best board book of 2013). Soon little fashionistas can enjoy My Favorite Purse too!
• 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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