Children’s author Annie Parnell, the great-granddaughter of Betty MacDonald, is the creator of the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle book series. 60 years later, Parnell has joined forces with Ann M. Martin to create Missy Piggle-Wiggle.
Browsing: Ben Hatke
From the many middle grade books that release this month, we’ve picked 16 of the best new middle grade books for kids ages 7 through 12. You’ll find non-fiction, sports fan fiction, an outstanding Raina Telgemier graphic novel, contemporary tales, an embarrassingly honest look at growing up, a novel in verse, and a hilariously scary chapter book perfect for the upcoming spooky season.
It’s time for our June edition of “Best New Kids Books!” Hooray for plenty of lazy, beautiful, summer reading time. And, for some, it’s also time for prepping growing littles for preschool or kindergarten
For graphic novel fans there’s a new Zita the Spacegirl book from Ben Hatke, and, for younger readers, Mo Willems has the bestselling duo Elephant & Piggie meeting a new friend. Fans of Dork Diaries, Magic Tree House and Spirit Animals will be super excited to see new books, too.
Lisa is the author of the fascinating, award-winning memoir, A Double Life, Discovering Motherhood and co-editor, with Caroline Grant, of the forthcoming The Cassoulet Saved our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat. If you haven’t attempted reading graphic novels yet, Lisa makes a very convincing argument to give them a try!