Fabulous new books for kids of all ages!
Betty Goes Bananas
Meet Betty, a gorilla. She wants to eat a banana, but…try as she might, she can't open it! Poor Betty - she just can't cope, and her frustration quickly becomes a great BIG tantrum. She cries and sniffles, kicks and screams. Luckily, Mr. Toucan is at hand to peel the banana and help Betty calm down. But what will happen when Betty spots another banana? Ages 2 to 5.
Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century
A picture book introduction to the life and achievements of the iconic African-American opera star traces her rise from humble origins in early 20th-century Mississippi, the impact of racism on her career and her triumphant Metropolitan Opera performances. Ages 5 to 9.
Love from Paddington
This new novel from Michael Bond offers Paddington’s own special view on some of his most famous tales. Told through Paddington’s letters to his Aunt Lucy back in Peru, Love from Paddington describes his experiences meeting the Browns, getting a new name, discovering the sights and sounds of London, and more. Ages 8 to 12.
Rocket's 100th Day of School
Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is busy collecting 100 things to take to school on his 100th day, and he has the perfect place to keep them safe. That is, until Bella, a squirrel who loves acorns, gets involved. Ages 6 to 9.
Calling herself "Superlove", a young girl decides to stage a wedding between her stuffed animal, Mr. Mittens, and Pinky - her cat. Pinky is less than thrilled with the idea, even when Superlove dresses up as the flower girl and arranges some practice weddings between her other stuffed animals. Will Superlove get Pinky out of the tree in time to be the blushing bride? Or will she come up with another way to save the day? Ages 5 to 8.
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