Books For Kids
A curated a collection of children's books that explore color, cities, and cultures around the world. Details for each title are provide below. Each book is sold separately.
Before They Were Artists by Elizabeth Haidle
Featuring beloved artists such as Wanda Gág, Maurice Sendak, Tove Jansson, Jerry Pinkney, Yuyi Morales and Hayao Miyazaki, these stories capture the childhood triumphs, failures, and inspirations that predated their careers. Children will see themselves in these portraits and wonder if they, too, might have it in them to make art.
Ages 8 and up. Hardcover. 64 pages. 10.25” x 7.75”
Everything & Everywhere by Marc Martin
From Hong Kong to Reykjavik, Ulaanbaatar to New York City, this illustrated, fact-filled adventure book will take curious kids on a journey around the globe to discover what makes each place unique.
Ages 5 and up. Hardcover. 40 pages. 10” x 13.5”
Green is a chile pepper by Roseanne Greenfield Thong. Illustrated by John Parra
This color-concept book presents a slice of Latino culture through food and fun. Children discover a world of colors all around them. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal.
Ages 3 and up. Paperback. 40 pages. 9” x 9”
Greta Thunberg by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by Anke Weckmann
"No one is too small to make a difference." Meet Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the climate activist's life.
Ages 3 and up. Hardcover. 32 pages. 8.15” x 9.85”
If You Were a City by Kyo Maclear. Illustrated by Francesca Sanna
Just like people, there are so many ways a city can be. And this lively picture book explores all of them. From quiet and dreamy to bright and buzzing, the magnificent diversity of our world is celebrated by connecting the uniqueness of its places with the people who live in them.
Ages 3 and up. Hardcover. 40 pages. 11” x 9”
Like by Annie Barros and Leo Espinosa
This funny yet thought-provoking picture book offers a sequence of outlandishly fun compare-and-contrasts that show how humans are much more like each other than we are different.
Ages 3 and up. Hardcover. 44 pages. 9” x 11”
Maurice by Jessixa Bagley
This transcendent journey of one busking dog, who combines the power of inner strength and the gift of friendship to arrive at true self-discovery, is sure to inspire young dreamers and lift all souls in a stirring celebration of the world's inherent beauty, welcoming all who seek it.
Ages 5 and up. Hardcover. 52 pages. 11” x 9.5”
Orange Is an Apricot, Green Is a Tree Frog by Pascale Estellon
Orange Is an Apricot, Green Is a Tree Frog inspires young learners' curiosity in nature and language through the simple joy of connecting words and pictures through colors. Children will expand their vocabulary and delight in seeing words they already know while learning the names of new animals, plants, and fruits and vegetables through their hues.
Ages 3 and up. Hardcover. 34 pages. 8.5” x 11.65”
Rain Boy by Dylan Glynn
Wherever Rain Boy goes, he brings rain—which means he's not very popular. Will the other kids ever love Rain Boy for being himself? More importantly, can Rain Boy learn to love his rain? Evocative illustrations color this story with all the emotions of the rainbow in this universal story of reaching out to those who look different from you, making new friends, and learning to love yourself.
Ages 3 and up. Hardcover. 56 pages. 9” x 9”
Some of These Are Snails by Carter Higgins
Press Here meets Eric Carle in a concept book that makes familiar ideas exciting and surprising. As with the best classic children's books, you read it once, read it ten times-and see something new every time. With an elegant and simple approach, this enigmatic, thought-provoking picture book shows young readers that everything in the world can be seen from infinite perspectives.
Ages 2 and up. Hardcover. 52 pages. 7.5” x 10”
Stamped (For Kids). Adapted by Sonja Cherry-Paul
Adapted from the groundbreaking bestseller Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, this book takes readers on a journey from present to past and back again. Kids will discover where racist ideas came from, identify how they impact America today, and meet those who have fought racism with antiracism. Along the way, they'll learn how to identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their own lives.
Ages 8 and up. Hardcover. 176 pages. 5.5” x 8”
Stay Curious and Keep Exploring by Emily Calandrelli
MIT engineer Emily Calandrelli shares the science behind each experiment while showing you where to find STEAM concepts in the world around you. With chapters like Magic Tricks, Kitchen Science, and Fun with Physics, this book is packed with experiments that will delight little scientists and their lab assistants. Grab your goggles and a family member to get started on a journey to spark curiosity, critical thinking, and fun family times!
Hardcover. 168 pages. 7.5” x 9”
Such a Good Boy by Marianna Coppo
The ultimate kids' book about dogs, being good, being bad, and being yourself! Meet Buzz the dog. He's such a good boy. Buzz seems to have a perfect life and a lot of very well-behaved friends. Buzz would never dream of being anything other than good. Right, Buzz? Buzz . . . ?
Ages 5 and up. Hardcover. 48 pages. 10” x 9.5”
The ABCs of Black History by Rio Cortez. Illustrated by Lauren Semmer
Letter by letter, The ABCs of Black History celebrates a story that spans continents and centuries, triumph and heartbreak, creativity and joy. It’s a story of big ideas––P is for Power, S is for Science and Soul. Of significant moments––G is for Great Migration. Of iconic figures––H is for Zora Neale Hurston, X is for Malcom X.
Ages 5 and up. Hardcover. 64 pages. 9.25” x 9.75”
This is How We Do It by Matt Lamothe
Follow one day in the real lives of seven kids from around the world—Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia! This genuine exchange provides a window into traditions that may be different from our own as well as mirrors reflecting our common experiences.
Ages 5 and up. Hardcover. 52 pages. 9” x 12”
This Is Not My Home by Eugenia Yoh and Vivienne Chang
When Lily’s mom announces their family must move back to Taiwan to take care of her elderly Ah Ma, Lily is devastated to leave behind her whole life for a place that is most definitely not her home. But Lily soon realizes, through the help of her family and friends, what home means to them. And perhaps someday—maybe not today, but someday—it might become her home too.
Ages 4 and up. Hardcover. 48 pages. 8.25” x 10.35"
You Are Here by Zach Manbeck
Both sweet and uplifting, this is a perfect book for a new baby, a new graduate, or anyone who could use a reminder that “all who wander are not lost.” Lush backgrounds, a sweet and diverse cast of characters, and just the slightest hint of nostalgia, make this book as comforting as a warm hug.
Ages 3 and up. Hardcover. 36 pages. 9” x 9”
You Rule! by Rilla Alexander
A boldly graphic, verbally playful affirmation that the most precious things in life are immeasurable! How far can you go? How much do you know? How kind are you? How much do I love you? These are the impossible questions every child has asked, and every parent has struggled to answer.
Ages 3 and up. Hardcover. 36 pages. 11” x 9”