Hospital Critterz The Prairie Pet is the first book in a series following the imaginative adventures of Lily and Max, two eight-year-old patients at McPopper Children’s Hospital, and their magical friends, the Hospital Critterz.
In Prairie Pet, they go back in time to the 1800’s, and safe a buffalo named Tiny!
This sounds NOTHING like my hospital experiences. …
Do you know a princess (or a prince) with a nut allergy? The Princess and the Peanut finds us in the royal kitchen, fresh out peas, and the queen tries a peanut instead.
The princess turns out to have food allergies, and this humorous tale inspires, and educates children with allergies, as well as those who live in, and around food sensitive kingdoms.
Increase yer learning withs a food allergy guide for adults, and kid-friendly allergy definitions.
In Even Superheroes Get Diabetes, Kevin faces the reality of getting diabetes…the incessant finger pricks, shots, and the constant doctor’s appointments.
A mysterious doctor uncovers that Kelvin has superpowers, the story reveals itself as the genesis of a new kind of superhero.
Kelvin is monikered ‘Super K’ and uses his superpowers to help other kids with diabetes.
The book includes a kid friendly diagram that explains type 1 diabetes, and definitions that discuss both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Setting the mood for the season, Kitten’s Winter is an adorable book for ages 1 and older.
A little calico kitten leaves her cozy home and observes the snowy scenes of animal life: a squirrel forages, an otter goes fishing and a woodpecker taps the side of a bare-limbed tree.
The rhyming text introduces to animal behavior and habitats.
OK! Let’s Count to 100 is one of the coolest books I have seen this year for ages 3 and older!
There are 11 brightly illustrated scenes, each featuring a delightful assortment of 100 different objects.
Text challenges the reader to count the items and find specific details, such as a mouse with a red bow or a lone rabbit amid a giant flock of sheep.
All of the pictures are cutie patootie! Lil’ adorbs animas! Aww!
In Look at That Building!, children ages 4 and up can explore basic construction concepts through the eyes of five friends on a mission to build a doghouse.
Learn about foundations, beams, frames and other building fundamentals. An activity at the end of the book invites readers to make their own mini doghouse out of marshmallows, paper, glue and craft sticks.
Luz Sees The Light is a call to action for ages 8 and up. A graphic novel and kid-friendly take on sustainable living in a fossil fuel-dependent world.
Luz is a resourceful heroine striving to to steer her society toward self-sustainable living.
Hip and energetic illustrations bring Luz and her world to life in a jazzy, appealing fashion, and a bonus chapter teaches kids how to make garden compost.
Does your child ages 4 or older have science questions? Uh. Good luck to ya. Check out Motion, Magnets and More for an introduction to the physical sciences gives young readers an easy-to-understand overview of such concepts as materials, forces, structures, solids, liquids and gases.
Each of the explanations are accompanied by simple, fun activities.
… My Name Is Elizabeth! is a cute story of a sassy young girl named (guess?).
Deeds and I really enjoyed sharing this one, as Elizabeth campaigns against nicknames like “Lizzy” and “Beth.”
Elizabeth learns about communication and respect — and their roles in building better relationships with family and friends.
The two-toned illustrations are the bee’s knees.