Monday, March 26, 2012

Books For Easter!

Sharing with you some delightful books from Random House Children's Books to fill those Easter baskets!  Hoppy Reading!!

Picture Books –

BUNNY’S NIGHT LIGHT: A Glow-in-the-Dark Search  by Geoffrey Hayes
(Random House / 9780375869266 / On sale January 24, 2012 / Price $11.99 / $12.99 Can. / 3-6 years / 32 pa)
A reassuring glow-in-the-dark bedtime tale about finding a night-light that is just right. When Little Bunny can't sleep because "there's too much dark at night," it's up to Papa to find just the right night-light for his little bunny. The pair go for a walk around the woods and Papa points out the possibilities. Perhaps the moon is the ideal night-light? Or maybe the fireflies will be able to help? Or even the little glow worm? Featuring luminescent nighttime illustrations that glow in the dark, and a comforting text, this bedtime story will resonate with little bunnies and their parents.

10 HUNGRY RABBITS by Anita Lobel
(Alfred A. Knopf / 978-0-375-86864-1 / On sale February 14, 2012 / $9.99 / $10.99 Can. / 1-4 years / 24 pages)
One by one, 10 very hungry rabbits find 10 very yummy vegetables for Mama Rabbit's soup pot. Caldecott Honor Book artist Anita Lobel combines learning to count with color concepts in this mouth-watering celebration of good things to eat. One big purple cabage, two white onions, three yellow peppers, and so on through 10--garden vegetables have never looked so appetizing! Here Anita Lobel makes a delightful story for preschoolers with the two most basic early learning concepts, counting and color. And her beautiful illustrations of vegetables might even tempt picky eaters into new adventures in eating!

Board Book –

(Schwartz & Wade Books / 978-0-375-87280-8 / On sale January 24, 2012 / $6.99 / $7.99 Can. / 22 pages )
Duck & Goose are back! New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate spring in this sturdy board book. Duck & Goose have lots of ideas about how to find the Easter Bunny, but will they succeed? Preschoolers won't be able to resist this latest board book featuring Duck & Goose, lots of colorful eggs, and the Easter Bunny.



10 EASTER EGG HUNTERS by Janet Schulman; illustrated by Linda Davick(Alfred A. Knopf / 978-0-375-86787-3 / On sale February 8, 2012 / $8.99 / $9.99 Can. / 32 pages)
The adorable kids from the New York Times bestseller 10 Trick-or-Treaters are back and they're counting their way to Easter! Can you help them find all of the eggs the Easter Bunny has hidden in time for the Easter Parade? 



Middle Grade –
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny – Detectives Extraordinaire! by Mrs. Bunny (Translated from the Rabbit by Polly Horvath); illustrated by Sophie Blackall
(Schwartz & Wade Books / 978-0-375-86755-2 / On sale February 14, 2012 / $16.99 / 8-12 years / 256 pages)
Newbery Honor- and National Book Award-winning author Horvath's funniest book yet! In this hilarious chapter book mystery, meet a girl whose parents have been kidnapped by disreputable foxes, and a pair of detectives that also happen to be bunnies! When Madeline gets home from school one afternoon to discover that her parents have gone missing, she sets off to find them. So begins a once-in-a-lifetime adventure involving a cast of quirky and unforgettable characters. There's Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, who drive a smart car, wear fedoras, and hate marmots; the Marmot, who loves garlic bread and is a brilliant translator; and many others. Translated by National Book Award-winning author Polly Horvath, and beautifully illustrated by Sophie Blackall, here is a book that kids will both laugh over and love.

 
Golden Baby Board Books –

GOLDEN BABY: Home for a Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown; illustrated by Garth Williams
(Golden Books / 978-0-307-93009-5 / On sale January 10, 2012 / $3.99 / $4.99 Can. / 2-5 years / 24 pages)
Generations of children have followed this furry, lovable bunny on his springtime journey to find a home. A family favorite since 1956, Margaret Wise Brown's simple yet playful tale is perfectly complemented by Garth Williams's exquisite artwork--and is now back in print as a Little Golden Book Classic.



GOLDEN BABY: The Fuzzy Duckling by Jane Werner Watson; illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen
(Golden Books / 978-0-307-92966-2 / On sale January 10, 2012 / $6.99 / $7.99 Can. / 0-4 years / 24 pages)
A beloved Little Golden Book is now available in our recently launched Golden Baby board book line. In this counting book, the youngest readers will enjoy following an adorable duckling as he explores the farm.



1 comment:

Zibilee said...

These books are too cute, and would be perfect for my niece, who loves to have bright and colorful pages to flip through. I am glad you reviewed these today, as I now have a direction to go in for Easter!

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