See what’s new for August!

By Silver Dolphin Books on August 1, 2017
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We’re nearing the end of summer and school is on the horizon! This August, we’re releasing some fun story books, activity books, and interactive kits that are perfect for getting kids in the back-to-school mindset. Check out the titles that are hitting bookstores this month!

Books for Ages 0 and up

Tiger’s Ocean Adventure: A Peek-Through Story

Follow Tiger as he explores the ocean in his submarine and meets all kinds of friendly sea creatures! This adorably illustrated board book has layered die-cuts that allow children to peek at the next page as they lift the layers and watch the ocean come to life. This unique sturdy board book is sure to be a story time hit!

Books for Ages 1 & up

Peek-a-Boo Sliders: Colors

Make the blue whale shoot water from its blowhole or the green frog hop onto the lily pad with Peekaboo Sliders: Colors. From a red fire truck to green peas, each sturdy board book page includes a slider that either moves up, down, or left or right! Children 1 and up will find entertainment in learning about colors in this hands-on board book. Check out our other Peek-a-Boo Sliders books too!

Peek-a-Boo Sliders: Wild Animals

Make the bear grab for the honey in the beehive or the dolphin play in the waves with Peek-a-Boo Sliders: Wild Animals. From a hiding lion to a swinging monkey, each page includes a slider that either moves up, down, or left or right! Children 1 and up will find entertainment in learning about baby animals in this hands-on board book. Check out our other Peek-a-Boo Sliders books too!

First Stories: The Jungle Book

Meet Mowgli the man-cub, he’s wild as wild can be! First Stories: The Jungle Book is a perfect introduction to this classic tale. Push, pull, and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters: Mowgli, Baloo, Shere Khan, and Father Wolf. This well-loved fairytale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Miriam Bos. Check out our other First Stories books too!

First Stories: Peter Pan

“Second star to the right and straight on till morning!” First Stories: Peter Pan is a perfect introduction to this classic tale. Push, pull, and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters: Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, The Lost Boys, and Captain Hook. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Miriam Bos. Check out our other First Stories books too!

100 First Words

Bright pictures and labels encourage children to look, point, and learn as they master their first 100 words! With adorable illustrations by Dawn Machell and a padded cover format, 100 First Words is a fun introduction for little ones as they learn about the world around them.

Books for Ages 3 & up

Lift and Learn: In the Ocean

Illustrated by award-winning wildlife artist Maurice Pledger, Lift and Learn: In the Ocean is a colorful introduction to the world’s oceans and their shores. Splash through the ocean with a host of animal friends on a learning adventure, and lift the flaps for adorable surprises on every page!

Woodworks Deluxe: Busy Builder Set

Help Digger, Dumper, and Mixer on a construction adventure! With three chunky board books—plus a rolling wooden digger, dumper, and mixer toys, and a playmat—little ones can read and play along as they build, dump, dig, and mix. Fun rhyming text makes the trucks come to life as they build and help others through the town.

Sing and Slide: The Wheels on the Bus

Sing along with the catchy classic in this adorably illustrated, interactive board book with push-button sound. Little ones will love sliding and pulling the tabs and spinning the wheel as they sing along and travel with the animals on the bus. With a sound chip and hands-on elements, this fun book is sure to be a story time staple!

Books for Ages 5 & up

Highlights™: Hidden Pictures™: Fun on the Farm

Highlights: Hidden Pictures: Fun on the Farm introduces young children to the fun of finding hidden objects! This engaging title brings an exciting new element to everyone’s favorite puzzle with fun and silly pencil toppers for added playtime fun. Filled with hidden pictures, mazes, puzzles, and more, this book is an unbeatable combination for Hidden Pictures fans everywhere! Also available: My First Learn to Draw: Animals and Shopkins: Doodling Fun! 

Highlights™, Hidden Pictures™, and the Highlights logo, as well as character names and logos are trademarks of Highlights for Children.

Discovery Plus: Animal Kingdom

From a cheetah racing to pounce on its prey in the heart of the grasslands to a tiny caterpillar snuggling into its cocoon to prepare for metamorphosis, the animal kingdom is a vast and fascinating place. In Discovery Plus: Animal Kingdom, curious learners are given the chance to dive deeper into the habitats, patterns, and instincts of their favorite animals. Color photographs and detailed illustrations allow children to explore everything from the wilds of the jungle to the depths of the ocean, while tabs, folds, acetates, and wheels make learning a hands-on experience.

Books for Ages 6 & up

Joke-a-Thon

Are you ready for a joke-a-thon? Satisfy your hunger for humor with the hundreds of side-splitting jokes inside this hilarious book. More than 250 jokes will keep you laughing, and there’s a page in the back for aspiring comedians to jot down their own knee-slappers!

Smithsonian Super Science Activity Book

Animals, space, dinosaurs, the human body, nature—find all these topics and more in Smithsonian Super Science Activity Book! Each section features content reviewed by the Smithsonian, paired with activities that reinforce what the child just learned. Complete a maze through the human body’s digestive system, doodle a Triceratops skeleton, or finish a safari-themed word search. With 96 pages of activities, stickers, and a solar system poster, kids are sure to be science experts with the Smithsonian!

The Smithsonian name and logo are registered trademarks of the Smithsonian Institution.

The Shakespeare Stories: Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet

Discover the literary world of Shakespeare with these fantastic kid-friendly retellings of his most famous works. From the murderous adventures of Macbeth to the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet, these stories come alive with illustrations throughout that capture the humor and drama from the original stories. This set is a perfect introduction to Shakespeare for young readers! Plays: Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet

Books for Ages 8 & up

Timeline Science: Smithsonian Space Exploration

Smithsonian Timeline Science: Space Exploration is an out-of-this-world adventure chronicling the discovery of the planets, monumental missions, and more! From Copernicus’s theory of Earth’s revolution around the Sun to New Horizons’ mission to Pluto in 2015, this kit includes everything young space explorers need for a comprehensive understanding of space exploration: 64-page guidebook, timeline poster, stickers, and a rocket model to build!

The Smithsonian name and logo are registered trademarks of the Smithsonian Institution.

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