Children love visiting their local fire station. Oh, the excitement of seeing a ladder truck and shaking the hand of a firefighter outfitted in full gear. That adventure comes to the page in “At the Firehouse,” the May Baby Buzz Pick — the newest book in the Tinyville Town series by Brian Bi…
Help little ones grow familiar with common items found in various rooms of a home using “House: First Words Board Books: 5 Books Inside,” illustrated by Michael Slack. This ingenious book has been chosen as the October Baby Buzz Pick.
Old ditties, songs and rhymes connect generations and are a treasure trove to share with little ones. A well-known tune gets new life in “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake,” by author/illustrator Loren Long. The picture book is the newest Baby Buzz Pick.
Simple illustrations in bright colors and rhyming text capture the attention of little ones. Author Eric Carle fills the bill with “My First I See You: A Mirror Book,” the August Baby Buzz Pick.
Take a step back in time with the July Baby Buzz Pick, “Pie Is For Sharing,” by Stephanie Parsley. This picture book portrays the U.S. of A. at its best, with nostalgic illustrations by Jason Chin that will have readers pining for picnics with watermelon, family reunions and bike rides on st…
Win toddlers’ hearts with “Love, Mama,” by Jeanette Bradley, a charmer for Valentine’s Day, or anytime of year. It’s the newest book chosen for Baby Buzz, The Missourian’s ongoing program highlighting quality, hardcover books for children birth to age 5.
Delight youngsters with the story of a cute little bear cub and its mama — the affectionate pair in “Where, Oh Where, Is Baby Bear?” written and illustrated by Ashley Wolff. This is the third book featuring Baby Bear, which has been named the January Baby Buzz Pick.
“Here We Are: Notes on Living on Planet Earth” includes everything a baby or toddler needs to know about our big, wonderful world.
We all make mistakes — celebrate those messes by sharing the November Baby Buzz Pick with your little ones. “Beautiful Oops!” by Barney Salzberg is certain to oust the shame in blunders, making lemonade of the sour moments in our lives.
The whimsical pair is back, a polka dot elephant and his mouse buddy return in “Little Elliot, Fall Friends,” by Mike Curato, a book that celebrates all things autumnal, making it a fitting September Baby Buzz Pick.
Tail-wagging fun can be found in the August Baby Buzz Pick, “Found Dogs,” a picture book about pooches, you can literally count on.
Contact Dawn Kitchell, Educational Services Director, at email@example.com for information about the Missourian In Education and Record In Education youth readership programs.