April 25, 2020
First of all, thank you, our treasured customers, for ordering books from the Center for Fiction and helping to support us through these isolating times. We miss seeing you all, and the pleasures of watching your little readers sit, sometimes even quietly, in a corner and read.
This week we feature titles selected for the upcoming virtual Story Time events—beautifully illustrated read-aloud picture books for children (from about 2-8) that will bring a little joy into your home.
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By Kevin Boble Maillard
Published by Roaring Press Books
A welcome glimpse into contemporary Native American life, reminding us of the importance of sharing meals together with family and friends.
The Rabbit Listened
By Cori Doerrfeld
Published by Penguin Young Readers Group2 .
How to Read a Book
By Kwame Alexander
Published by HarperCollins
An instant classic celebrating the joys of reading, now more than ever a perfect message to little ones.
No More Naps!
By Chris Grabenstein
Published by Random House Children's Books
Annalise Devin McFleece refuses to take her nap, so on a stroller ride around the park all the people and pets she meets will happily take it for her!4 .
By Diana Murray and Zachariah Ohara
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Plants have to sleep too, so say goodnight to the tomatoes and cukes with this adorable bedtime book with the cutest vibrant illustrations.
By Colin Meloy
Published by Chronicle Books
Chaos reigns at this house when bedtime comes, in bestselling author Colin Meloy’s silly story of a zany family trying to calm down for the night.6 .
By Matthew A. Cherry
Published by Penguin Young Readers Group
Don't Touch My Hair
By Sharee Miller
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers8 .
Hibernate with Me
By Benjamin Scheuer and Jemima Williams
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers10 .
Pokko and the Drum
By Matthew Forsythe
Published by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books12 .