New Books for the New Year!

By Silver Dolphin Books on January 3, 2018

2018 is here, and that means it’s time to fill your bookshelves with some fun new reads! Take a look at our new releases below and pick out the perfect book to help kick off a great year of reading!

Want to inspire your children to read more this year? We’ve got a 2018 Book List to help them to set reading goals and track their progress!


Books for Ages 0-2

Hey Diddle Diddle and Other Classic Nursery Rhymes

Experience classic nursery rhymes in this beautifully illustrated board book. With adorable illustrations alongside modern typography of classic childhood rhymes, this book is both a great baby shower gift and a lovely introduction to the nursery rhymes we know and love.

Lots to Spot: Farm

Can you find the sleepy calf, the galloping horse, and the noisy rooster in these colorful farmyard scenes? With chunky foldout pages, there’s lots to spot in this exciting, rhyming search-and-find book that’s made for younger readers!

Time for Bed, Little Puppy

Tuck your little one in to sleep with this adorable cloth book. With a mirror on the cover, children will see themselves in the story as they follow along saying goodnight to all of their animal friends. Book folds out to a full 41.5″.

You’re My Little Cuddle Bug

Celebrate your little cuddle bug with this sweet and colorful rhyming board book! With chunky pages for little hands and die-cut cuddle bugs to add depth and interest, children will love the interactive features alongside the story.

Books for Ages 3 and Up

Sing and Slide Series

Sing along with story time classics in this adorably-illustrated interactive board book with push-button sound. Little ones will love sliding and pulling the tabs and spinning the wheels as they bounce along with Old MacDonald Had a Farm, The Itsy Bitsy Spider, and The Wheels on the Bus. The sound chip and interactive elements bring these classic kids’ songs to life!

Books for Ages 5 and Up

Discovery Plus: Human Body

With detailed illustrations containing tabs, folds, acetates, and wheels, Discovery Plus: Human Body helps young readers understand the inner workings of the most amazing machine in the world—the human body! Also available: Animal Kingdom, Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures, and Space.

My First Wild Activity Book

Become an explorer and meet wild animals from all around the world in this action-packed activity book. There are seven different habitats to discover, from the rain forest to the polar ice, and a wide variety of activities to complete along the way, including coloring, dot-to-dots, doodles, and mazes—get ready for hours of wild animal fun!

Books for Ages 6 and Up

Adventures in Science: The Human Body

This interactive adventure is a perfect primer for learning about the human body! After reading about everything from the digestive tract to the cornea, kids can assemble their own plastic skeleton and view the systems of the body in a layered cardstock model. 20 fact cards, 2 sticker sheets, and a double-sided poster are also included.

Smithsonian Build a Rocket

Smithsonian Build a Rocket lets curious kids discover the thrilling science of space travel by examining spacecrafts in ways they never have before. Have fun with colorful illustrations and infographics, fascinating facts about rockets, and finally building your very own 2 ½-foot-tall model from the ground up.

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

Smithsonian Readers: Amazing Animals Level 2

Developed in collaboration with the Smithsonian and esteemed childhood literacy expert Dr. Adria Klein, Amazing Animals Level 2 contains four 32-page topics for engaged readers looking to learn more about the world around them—from sea life and nighttime animals to rain forest animals and baby animals! 

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

Legendary Journeys Series

Learn about the history of transportation in this interactive lift-the-flap, slide-out series with giant extendable pages for in-depth exploration. Young train enthusiasts will delight in the engineering feats described in Trains, sailors and landlubbers alike will be fascinated by the maritime history in Ships, and aspiring astronauts are sure to be enthralled by the cutting-edge science in Space.

Trailblazers Series

Learn and explore alongside the scientists, pirates, and Egyptologists who paved the way for amazing discoveries! Travel through the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods in Dinosaur Explorers, delve into the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt in Tomb Raiders, and take to the high seas with the wiliest of pirates in Treasure Hunters! Each book has a hidden button that opens a secret drawer. What’s inside? That’s for the young trailblazer to find out!


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