Fabulous new books for kids of all ages!
Fifth grader Tamaya Dhilwaddi and seventh grader Marshall Walsh have been walking to and from Woodridge Academy together since elementary school. But their routine is disrupted when a bully challenges Marshall to a fight. To avoid the conflict, Marshall takes a shortcut home through the off-limits woods. Tamaya, unaware of the reason for the detour, reluctantly follows. They soon get lost and discover what looks like fuzzy mud but is actually a substance with the potential to wreak havoc on the entire world. Ages 10 and up.
I Will Chomp You!
STOP RIGHT THERE. Don’t move a muscle, buster. Stay out of this book or I WILL CHOMP YOU! warns the would-be ferocious blue monster whimsically roaring at readers to stop progressing through his book. He proceeds to bite, yell, and barrel his way through the pages, repeatedly trying to halt-by-chomping the reader from reaching the secret hidden in the back pages of the book (psst, it's cake). Ages 3 to 7.
Piper Green and the Fairy Tree
There are three things you should know about Piper Green - she always says what's on her mind (even when she probably shouldn't), she rides a lobster boat to school, and there is a Fairy Tree in her front yard. When a new teacher arrives at her coastal Maine school and fails to appreciate her outspoken nature, young Piper visits the magical fairy tree in her yard where she finds objects that help her through conflicts. Is the Fairy Tree really magic? And can it fix Piper’s problems? Ages 7 to 9.
Shadows of Sherwood: A Robyn Hoodlum Adventure
The night her parents disappear, twelve-year-old Robyn Loxley must learn to fend for herself. Her home, Nott City, has been taken over by a harsh governor, Ignomus Crown. After fleeing for her life, Robyn has no choice but to join a band of strangers—misfit kids, each with their own special talent for mischief. Setting out to right the wrongs of Crown's merciless government, they take their outlaw status in stride. But Robyn can't rest until she finds her parents. As she pieces together clues from the night they disappeared, Robyn learns that her destiny is tied to the future of Nott City in ways she never expected.
Ages 8 to 12.
The jungle can be a scary place, but there is one creature who is the fiercest of all: it grabs, it pulls, it cries, it poops - it's the WILD CHILD! All the animals live in fear of this nasty baby who cannot be tamed or soothed. No matter what the animals try, the wild child just gets wilder! Can the animals join together to bring peace back to the jungle and make the wild child a mild child? Ages 4 to 8.
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