Certain items carry deep meaning—a lace tablecloth that’s Aunt Betty’s, a teapot from Nana’s china cabinet, or a stamp collection passed down by Uncle Harry. “Around the Table That Grandad Built,” by Melanie Heuiser Hill, focuses on a cherished, handmade piece of furniture.
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…
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