Stuck Inside Creativity Book
($12.99, National Geographic Kids)
Perfect for the creative little one in your life, this awesome spiral-bound book contains over 150 reusable stickers along with stencils, trivia, puzzles, and more.
The Barefoot Book of Children
by Tessa Strickland & Kate DePalma, Illustrated by David Dean ($19.99, Barefoot Books)
This book is the perfect way to introduce your child to the amazing world around them. Hand-painted illustrations and simple text invite children to learn about other people, their cultures, the differences between us, and most importantly, the similarities.
A Field Guide to Fantastical Beasts
by Olento Salaperäinen ($14.95, Sterling Publishing)
Let your child explore mythical and legendary creatures from around the world with this awesome book. Each creature has an accompanying illustration, historical reference guide, and example of its use in popular culture.
Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories
by Michael Bird, Illustrated by Kate Evans ($29.95, Laurence King Publishing)
Beautifully illustrated, this wonderful book presents 68 enthralling short stories to introduce young readers to the lives and works of history’s greatest artists. Each story is an approachable 2-4 pages in length and includes images of the artwork discussed.
Ada Twist, Scientist
by Andrea Beaty, Illustrated by David Roberts ($17.95, Abrams Books for Young Readers)
Part of a larger series of bestselling picture books, this entertaining tale champions girl power and female scientists. Readers of all ages will adore Ada’s curiosity and passion shown through whimsical rhymes and illustrations.
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days
by Shelly Becker, Illustrated by Eda Kaban ($14.95, Sterling Children’s Books)
Fun, vibrant, action-packed illustrations accompany rhyming text in this charming book on how to cope when you have a bad day. With a universal message, this story helps kids learn how to handle their emotions.
The Little Boy Who Lost His Name & The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name
by David Cadji-Newby & Pedro Serapicos (from $24.99, LostMy.Name)
This imaginative story captures the adventure of a lost name and the journey it takes to find it again. With extensive personalization, from your child’s name, gender, and physical appearance, down to the creatures that appear throughout the pages, this gorgeous book is sure to be a treasured keepsake.
The Shark Whisperer
by Ellen Prager ($9.95, Mighty Media Junior Readers)
Science and adventure go hand-in-hand in this first volume of the Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians trilogy. Written by a marine scientist, these novels have been likened to an “underwater Harry Potter” by National Geographic.
A Cozy Coloring Book
by Adrianna Adarme ($15.99, Rodale Books)
An excellent choice for teens and beyond, this cookbook combines the coloring trend with delicious, yet simple recipes for an awesome, interactive gift! Grab some colored pencils to bring these pages to life as you wait for your tasty creations to cook.
Farmer’s Market Create-and-Play Activity Book
by Deanna F. Cook ($14.95, Storey Publishing)
This activity book has all the essentials, in easy-to-punch-out pieces, to bring the farmstand home! Explore the garden, play on the farm, and go to market with this educational and interactive workbook sure to keep your little one busy for hours.
ASPCA Kids: Pet Rescue Club: A Puppy Called Disaster
by Rose Hapkins ($5.99 Studio Fun)
Teach your kids compassion for our four-legged friends in this story that promotes community spirit and teamwork in the face of adversity. Use this as an opportunity to teach your kids about animal rescue—part of the proceeds from the Pet Rescue Club series goes directly to the ASPCA.