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The Perfect Way to Spend Time with Mom this Mother’s Day!

Reading a Random House Children’s Book is the Perfect Way to Spend Time with Mom this Mother’s Day!

Board Books

MaTheresNothingToDoHereMA! THERE’S NOTHING TO DO IN HERE! A Word from Your Baby-in-Waiting

By Barbara Park; illustrated by Viviana Garofoli

A precocious baby is beyond bored in his mother’s womb. He’s ready to play on the swing set, meet other boys and girls, and to canoe! But until then—what will he do to pass the time?  This New York Times bestseller from the hilarious creator of Junie B. Jones is now in board!

Random House Books for Young Readers| 978-0-307-98219-3|January 22, 2013|$7.99/$8.99 Can.| Ages 2-5| 32 pgs

MyMomIsTheBestCircusMY MOM IS THE BEST CIRCUS

By Luciana Navarro Powell

This humorous story celebrates mom as the best one-woman show on earth as she juggles everything that goes on during the day—she’s a ringmaster, a wild beast tamer, a magician, and sometimes a clown. But her best stunt of all is the sandman show, when it’s time for a good-night story. Luciana Navarro Powell’s colorful, humorous illustrations are a perfect complement to her spirited, rhyming text.

Robin Corey Books | 978-0-307-93143-6|March 26, 2013|$7.99/$8.99 Can.| Ages 0-3| 26 pgs

Picture Books

LittleOwlsOrangeScarfLITTLE OWL’S ORANGE SCARF

By Tatyana Feeney

Little Owl loves many things, including his tree house in City Park, riding his scooter, and eating ice cream. But he does not love the new orange scarf his mommy makes him wear. It’s too long. It’s too itchy. It’s too. . . orange! After several attempts to lose his orange scarf, Little Owl finally succeeds. But after a trip to the yarn store, Mommy has the perfect solution to keep Little Owl warm and happy. Moms of stubborn toddlers everywhere will recognize this mommy owl’s dilemma.

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers| 978-0-449-81411-6|June 11, 2013|$16.99/$18.99 Can.| Ages 0-3| 36 pgs

LittleMommyLITTLE MOMMY

By Sharon Kane

THE “LITTLE MOMMY” in this story is an adorable little girl. We spend the day in her charming company as she cares for her dolls, treats their ills, gives them a tea party, feeds them dinner, and puts them to bed. Beautifully illustrated, this book has a timeless feel.

Golden Books| 978-0-375-84820-9|April 8, 2008|$3.99/$4.99 Can.| Ages 4-8| 24 pgs

Young Adult

TheUnbearableBookclubTHE UNBEARABLE BOOK CLUB FOR UNSINKABLE GIRLS

By Julie Schumaker

I’m Adrienne Haus, survivor of a mother-daughter book club. Most of us didn’t want to join. My mother signed me up because I was stuck at home all summer, with my knee in a brace. CeeCee’s parents forced her to join after cancelling her Paris trip because she bashed up their car. The members of “The Unbearable Book Club,” CeeCee, Jill, Wallis, and I, were all going into eleventh grade A.P. English. But we weren’t friends. We were literary prisoners, sweating, reading classics, and hanging out at the pool. If you want to find out how membership in a book club can end up with a person being dead, you can probably look us up under mother-daughter literary catastrophe. Or open this book and read my essay, which I’ll turn in when I go back to school.

Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers | 978-0-385-73773-9| May 8, 2012|$16.99/$18.99 Can.| Ages 12 UP| 240 pgs

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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  • Nice!I’m going to buy the first book for my son and I love my wife too!!.

    May 12, 2013

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