We all need a laugh these days, right? Here are some books that hit us right in the funny bone... Who Wet My Pants? by Bob Shea, illus. by Zachariah O'Hora "A gloriously silly whodunnit! Bob Shea is a master storyteller and I am obsessed with Zachariah O'Hora's illustrations, which fill the pages to the … Continue reading BookKids: Books that Make Us Giggle!
Bookfairs Manager and Animal Crossing fan Ellen shares some books to pair with the addictive game everyone's talking about! So, is there anyone else out there who is under the spell of Tom Nook? I know it’s not just me. I saw YA author Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) caught a snapping turtle the … Continue reading We Are NookPeople, a Community Bound by Bells
We're thrilled to offer 12 Days of Storytime as a special holiday treat! Three times a week, we invite families to gather in our cozy amphitheater to enjoy great books, snacks, crafts, and more! Our storytime program is a great way to bring folks in the community together and help build the next generation of … Continue reading BookKids: 12 Days of Storytime!
Our Kids buyer Meghan G. kicks off the 2018 Modern First Library series. Over the next few months, we'll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Learn more about the initiative below. Four years ago, I got a query from Chris Barton, wondering if there was a … Continue reading BookKids: What is a Modern First Library?
~post by Meghan G. Last year around this time I wrote a post about reading to my son during his first 16 months, discussing what books had served us well and what I had noticed about his reading preferences along the way. Now he's two and a half, has a brand-new younger brother, and has … Continue reading Reading with Nikhil: Recommended Books for Kids Aged 1 1/2 – 2 1/2
~post by Meghan G. As the children's book buyer for the store, I obviously love children's books, but 2013 brought children's books to life for me in a new way. This was my first full year of sharing books with my own son, and it was really wonderful to share my love of stories with him … Continue reading Reading with My Son: Books for Ages 0-16 months
Here they are, in no particular order, our picks for Best Picture Books of 2013.......