We have decided this year, we will be doing more reading with the little ones. They really love to read and with our Harper Collins Books, we are so happy when we get them monthly. These are great for the kids and Devon, he loves books.
Libby and Pearl: The Best of Friends
Follow the charming real-life adventures of two unlikely pals in Lindsey Bonnice’s Libby and Pearl: The Best of Friends. Lindsey, an adoption advocate, created an Instagram feed of her adopted daughter, Libby, and their family pig, Pearl—and the photos immediately went viral. They were covered on the Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and HelloGiggles.
Now Libby and Pearl are here with their own book! The perfect gift for a friend or child, these irresistible, never-before-seen photos celebrate love, friendship, and the people—and animals—we hold close.
Amelia Bedelia Storybook Treasury #2
With Amelia Bedelia, anything can happen—and it usually does! This value-priced storybook collection features three beloved and bestselling I Can Read Level 2 stories about Amelia Bedelia: Calling Doctor Amelia Bedelia, Amelia Bedelia and the Cat, and Amelia Bedelia Bakes Off. The Amelia Bedelia books are great for reading together and ideal for children just learning to read on their own. Amelia Bedelia’s legendary mix-ups with words, idioms, and language make practicing reading comprehension and expanding vocabulary fun. This 192-page book is illustrated in full color throughout and also features games, puzzles, and activities perfect for new readers.
Clark the Shark Loves Christmas
Clark the Shark loves Christmas more than anyone! When Clark’s class organizes a Secret Santa exchange, Clark decides to find out who will be giving him a present . . . and forgets to get a present for his Secret Santa! What will happen on the day of the gift exchange? Will Clark learn about Christmas giving?
Featuring bright, colorful artwork from Guy Francis and hilarious read-aloud text from Bruce Hale, this Clark the Shark picture book is the perfect story for Christmas reading fun.
Prissy & Pop Deck the Halls
Deck the halls with Instagram sensations Prissy and Pop (@prissy_pig) in their second photographic picture book adventure!
It’s Christmastime, and Prissy and Pop are preparing for Santa’s arrival. They’re trimming the tree, baking cookies, and singing carols. But wait—they forgot to send Santa directions to their house! Will they have a merry piggie Christmas after all?
Christmas in the Barn
From the bestselling author of classics like Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny comes a Christmas story sure to delight generations of new readers, reillustrated in 2016 by the beloved Llama Llama creator, Anna Dewdney.
In this reissued edition by Margaret Wise Brown, Christmas in the Barn tells a childlike interpretation of the Nativity story with all-new full-color illustrations from New York Times bestselling illustrator Anna Dewdney, creator of the Llama Llama series.
“Brown’s tender, lyrical account of the Nativity has been reissued…with illustrations that expand the succinct text, giving a quiet sense of grandeur while at the same time making readers feel a part of the events. A lovely book for a new generation of readers,” says School Library Journal.
Five Little Elves
Celebrate the season with Santa’s little helpers as they pack his big red sleigh full of brightly wrapped presents. Toddlers will be eager to chant along with this fun holiday take on a classic rhyme. With Dan Yaccarino’s vibrant and bold illustrations, this sturdy board book is sure to captivate young readers with its Christmas cheer.
Five little elves sitting on a sled.
The first one said, “Where’s the man in red?”
River Rose and the Magical Lullaby
The original Idol, Grammy Award-winning singing sensation Kelly Clarkson, makes her picture book debut with this enchanting story inspired by her own daughter, River Rose. The book comes complete with a link so you can listen to an original lullaby written and performed by Kelly herself.
It’s a big day for River Rose—she’s going to the zoo! But when she’s too excited to fall asleep the night before, it takes a magical lullaby from Mom to send River Rose off on a dream adventure! Soon River Rose is hopscotching with the hippos, slip-sliding with the penguins, and dancing with the big brown bears. It’s a rollicking, rhyming tale from America’s most beloved performer, recording star Kelly Clarkson. Come along on this bedtime journey with an original lullaby that parents and kids are sure to love!
River Rose landed down in the center of the zoo.
And right around the corner came a bouncy kangaroo.
He was just about to ask if there was something he could do,
when River Rose jumped up and said, “We’ve come to play with you!”
What can you do with a word? Read it, spell it, say it, picture it, understand it, make a sentence with it, tell a story with it, share it with a friend. Everything starts with a love of words! More than 300 words inspired by Dr. Edward Fry’s list of sight words are paired with striking and playful illustrations by internationally renowned designer and artist Christoph Niemann to deepen understanding, to enrich, and to enlighten those learning to read and write English, whether they be children or adults.
The Most Perfect Snowman
A heartwarming winter story perfect for fans of classics like The Snowy Day, The Mitten, The Snowman, and The Giving Tree.
Drift was a very plain snowman. Every day he dreamed of wearing a stylish hat, a scarf, and mittens just like the other snowmen—and, most of all, having a pointy orange carrot nose.
Then, he knew, he would finally be perfect—and he would finally belong.
Until one special, snowy day, Drift’s deepest dreams come true.
But when dark clouds roll in and a terrible blizzard begins to blow, can Drift face giving up what he loves most and become the most perfect snowman of all?
From celebrated cartoonist Chris Britt, The Most Perfect Snowman is a touching story about kindness, friendship, and the importance of giving.
Heroes for My Son
Since the birth of his son in 2003, bestselling novelist Brad Meltzer (The Book of Fate, The Tenth Justice, The Book of Lies) has been collecting heroes from whom his son can learn how to live a good life. In Heroes for My Son, Meltzer shares, with parents everywhere, the stories of 52 such heroes—from Dr. Seuss and Mr. Rogers to Mother Theresa and Mohandas Gandhi.
Heroes for My Daughter
Brad was inspired by the birth of his daughter to curate this collection, but you don’t need to be a parent to treasure it—Heroes for My Daughter is perfect for children, parents, teachers, and anyone looking for inspiration. The sixty featured figures represent the spectacular potential we all have within us to change the world. The format allows for reading straight through or at your own pace, and includes photos, quotes, brief biographies, and vignettes that highlight the single moment that made each person great. The wonderfully diverse heroes included in the book are women, men, historical, contemporary, athletes, actors, inventors, politicians, and so many more. Heroes for My Daughter is a book to be read again and again, as the simple question of what makes a hero remains a vital part of today’s conversation.