Listen Up, Louella by Ashley BeloteAges 4-7On Sale June 21, 2022An overly excited elephant learns to listen with a little help from her new friends in Listen Up, Louella, an adorably humorous new picture book from Ashley Belote, the illustrator of Frankenslime. Louella is VERY excited to be at Roar Scout Camp. There’s so many fun things for … Continue reading Activity Kit: Listen Up, Louella by Ashley Belote
I Am Golden by Eva Chen; illustrated by Sophie DiaoAges 3-6On Sale March 22, 2022 This joyful and lyrical picture book from New York Times bestselling author Eva Chen and illustrator Sophie Diao is a moving ode to the immigrant experience, as well as a manifesto of self-love for Chinese American children. What do you see when … Continue reading Activity Kit: I Am Golden by Eva Chen; illustrated by Sophie Diao
Let’s Do Everything and Nothing by Julia KuoAges 3-6On Sale March 22, 2022 Let’s Do Everything and Nothing is a lush and lyrical picture book from Julia Kuo celebrating special moments—big and small—shared with a child. Will you climb a hill with me?Dive into a lake with me?Reach the starry sky with me,and watch the clouds … Continue reading Activity Kit: Let’s Do Everything and Nothing by Julia Kuo
Looking for a hilarious read-aloud for storytime? Look no further! My Parents Won’t Stop Talking written and illustrated by Emma Hunsinger and Tillie WaldenAges 3-6On Sale 4/5/22 A child’s plans are ruined when her parents have the gall to stop to talk to the neighbors in My Parents Won’t Stop Talking!, a laugh-out-loud picture book about … Continue reading Activity Kit: My Parents Won’t Stop Talking by Emma Hunsinger and Tillie Walden
Rosie the Riveter: The Legacy of an American Icon by Sarah DvojackOn Sale Now!Ages 4-8 This gorgeous picture book highlights how an iconic image of a working woman evolved into an inspirational symbol of hope and strength for all girls and women. Rosie the Riveter was born in 1942, in the middle of the Second … Continue reading Activity Kit: Rosie the Riveter: The Legacy of an American Icon by Sarah Dvojack
Where is Bina Bear? by Mike CuratoOn Sale NowAges 4-8 In Mike Curato’s funny, poignant picture book Where Is Bina Bear?, a little rabbit throws a party—but can’t find best friend Bina Bear anywhere! Tiny is having a party, but Bina Bear is nowhere to be found. Is that Bina hiding under a lampshade? It looks like Bina … Continue reading Storytime & Activity Kit: Where Is Bina Bear? by Mike Curato
Santa Baby by Jonathan Stutzman; illustrated by Heather FoxAges 4-8On Sale Now! Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox, the duo behind Llama Destroys the World, take their trademark hijinks up to the North Pole in this laugh-out-loud, heartfelt Christmas-themed picture book. Santa is feeling old, and being in the business of Christmas for centuries is . . . … Continue reading Storytime: Jonathan Stutzman and illustrator Heather Fox read Santa Baby + download the activity kit!
Need back-to-school icebreakers or storytime ideas? Download this activity kit to be used alongside School’s First Day of School! “A perfect first day read-aloud,” says School Library Journal! School’s First Day of School story by Adam Rex; pictures by Christian Robinson It’s the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone’s just a … Continue reading Download the School’s First Day of School Activity Kit!
Download our new kit filled with activities that celebrate libraries, which can be used alongside the new picture book, Dear Librarian by Lydia M. Sigwarth, illustrated by Romina Galotta! When Lydia was five years old, she and her family had to leave their home. They hopped from Grandma’s house to Aunt Linda’s house to Cousin … Continue reading Activity Kit: Dear Librarian
Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors is a bold and lyrical picture book by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade. It issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption. In the spirit of this stunning book, we want YOU to take the … Continue reading Activity Kit: This Earth Day, Take the Pledge to become a Water Protector!