The Kids’ Book Corner

Kids’ book reviews and tidbits from an indie bookseller.

Posy January 1, 2009

Filed under: New Books,Picture Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 9:23 pm

Posy

by Linda Newbery, illustrated by Catherine Rayner

(Atheneum, hardcover, $16.99)

This is a perfect motion-filled picture book about a cute kitten named Posy. With few words, it’s good for younger crowds.

Listen to the Podcast: Posy

Buy this book from your local independent bookstore!

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Bee-Wigged

Filed under: New Books,Picture Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 2:20 pm

Bee-Wigged

by Cece Bell

(Candlewick, hardcover, $16.99)

This wacky little tale about a bee trying to pass for human is a great story about acceptance.

Listen to the Podcast: Bee-Wigged

Buy this book from your local independent bookseller!

 

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed

Filed under: New Books,Picture Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 2:14 pm

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed

by Mo Willems

(Hyperion, hardcover, $16.99)

Who doesn’t love Mo Willems? Author of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and the Elephant and Piggie books, Willems has a place on many families’ bookshelves.

Listen to the Podcast: Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed

Buy this book from your local independent bookseller!

Play the Naked Mole Rat Game on Mo’s Website!!

 

Scat

Filed under: Middle-Grade,New Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 2:03 pm

Scat

by Carl Hiaasen

(Knopf, hardcover, $16.99)

One of my favorite writers for grownups also happens to be an amazing writer for kids!  He also brought us Hoot and Flush.

Listen to the podcast: Scat

Buy this book from your local independent bookseller!