Staff Pick

Make timeless additions to your family bookshelf that will enchant readers young and old. Savor a heartfelt paean to the bond between a child and the tree he names Bertolt (Enchanted Lion, $15.95) in Jacques Goldstyn’s gentle meditation on the circle of life, translated from the French by Claudia Zoe Bedrick. All ages.


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ISBN: 9781592702299
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - March 14th, 2017

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Nature lovers will flock to The Animal Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures (National Geographic, $15.99). This stunning partnership between photographer Joel Sartore, Newbery Medal winner and local hero Kwame Alexander, and collaborators Mary Rand Hess and Deanna Nikaido celebrates the beauty of the animal kingdom and issues a clarion call to protect myriad irreplaceable species. All ages.


Animal Ark: Celebrating our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426327674
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: National Geographic Kids - February 14th, 2017

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In another compendium of poetry, Keep a Pocket in Your Poem (Word Song, $17.95), J. Patrick Lewis pairs timeless verses by luminaries such as Emily Dickinson and Langston Hughes with playful illustrations by Johanna Wright and Lewis’s own parodies, which range from touching to downright silly (who knew that “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” would ever inspire “Stopping by Fridge on a Hungry Evening”?).  All ages.


Keep a Pocket in Your Poem: Classic Poems and Playful Parodies Cover Image
By J. Patrick Lewis, Johanna Wright (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781590789216
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Wordsong - March 28th, 2017