School is almost out and that means it’s time to stock up on great books and kits for summer! Our May releases include pop-up books, creative kits, coloring books, and unique activities. See below for more on the fun and innovative books that are now available in bookstores and online!
Books for Ages 1 & up
Follow the trail for an exciting adventure with a rocket ship, a train, a boat, and more things that go! This storybook includes a die-cut path so toddlers can move their fingers along different roads as they encounter vehicles in fun settings. With adorable illustrations and rhyming text, this book is perfect for story time.
Books for Ages 3 & up
In My First Animal ABC by award-winning illustrator Maurice Pledger, kids are introduced to animals from all over the world with letters that start from A to Z. Fold-out pages are included on every page, allowing for even more exploration and discovery. After reaching the letter Z, kids can pin up the included poster for even more animal ABC fun!
Everyone is welcome in the popposite jungle—tall or small, spotty or striped. New animals pop up on every spread of this delightful book to teach young readers all about opposites. The colorful spreads, cute illustrations, and playful text will bring smiles to the faces of young readers as they learn early concepts. Also available: Popposites! On the Farm
Books for Ages 4 & up
Up in the Air takes kids up in the air as they are introduced to a variety of flying vehicles. Each page features a different interactive element such as spinners, flaps, and tabs. Whether it’s a jet, helicopter, or hot-air balloon, Up in the Air is the perfect introduction to flying vehicles for youngsters. Also available: Push-Pull-Turn! Dump Truck Gets to Work!
Books for Ages 5 & up
Read Build Play: Ocean covers all types of sea life, from colorful corals and fish to majestic sharks and marine mammals. Young readers will be fascinated by the dazzling sea creatures in the fact book and can use the accompanying plastic animals, models, and play scene to create a stunning diorama of a coral reef. Also available: Read Build Play: Backyard and Read Build Play: Farm
Dive into this book and bring color to the wonderful, magical, undersea world of the Little Mermaid and her sisters. This beautiful book, based on the original story by Hans Christian Andersen, follows the touching tale of the Little Mermaid who falls in love with a young land-loving prince. Also available: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: A Coloring Book, Beauty and the Beast: A Coloring Book, and The Jungle Book: A Coloring Book
Books for Ages 6 & up
Creative Kits: Friendship Bracelets contains everything you need to make awesome bracelets, including charms, beads, 8 rolls of thread, clasps, a bracelet wheel, and a 48-page book. Whether it’s the beaded arrow design or a rounded braid, Creative Kits: Friendship Bracelets is the perfect kit for making special bracelets for your friends. Also available: Creative Kits: Clay Charms
Books for Ages 8 & up
The Magnificent Book of Animals features oversized pages with detailed full-color illustrations of 36 of the world’s most majestic mammals, including giant pandas, African elephants, polar bears, and ring-tailed lemurs. Concise facts highlight each animal’s unique behaviors and abilities, and fact boxes allow the reader to compare each animal’s size, habitat, life span, and diet. Also available: The Magnificent Book of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures