Monday, August 30, 2010

New Children's and YA Books

The Unsinkable Walker Bean - Aaron Renier
Walter Bean is happiest when he gets to spend time tinkering on his inventions in his grandfather's workshop, but when his grandfather acquires a curse, Walter must embark on dangerous quest to return a pearl skull to the witches who made it.

The Carnival of the Animals - Jack Prelutsky
Fresh, new animal portraits with words that enhance Saint-Saƫn's music.

Man Gave Names to All the Animals - Jim Arnosky
Based on a song by Bob Dylan, tells the story of how man named the animals of the world.

Scaredy-Cat, Splat! - Rob Scotton
Splat the cat accidently succeeds in being the scariest cat in the class for Halloween.

Pinkalicious: Tickled Pink - Victoria Kann
When Tiffany challenges her to a laugh-off, Pinkalicious is determined to come up with the all-time funniest joke.

Amelia Bedelia's First Apple Pie - Herman Parish
While visiting her grandparents, literal-minded Amelia Bedelia finally learns, despite some mishaps, how to bake an apple pie.

Peter Pan (Pop-up book) - J.M. Barrie
A retelling of the adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up.

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