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Kid Trailblazers

Inspiring, relatable, and totally true biographies tell the childhood stories of a diverse group of trailblazers including Kamala Harris, Greta Thunberg, Ai Weiwei, Benazir Bhutto, Elliot Page, and John Lewis, along with 10 other powerful figures.

Featuring kid-friendly text and full-color illustrations, Kid Trailblazers highlights contemporary figures who have led the way in their fields—government, social activism, environmental justice, and the arts. Middle-grade readers will learn how these trailblazers got their start as kids just like them, with relatable stories and fun facts such as:

Angela Merkel once won a trip to Moscow, where she bought a Beatles album.
Stacey Abrams and her siblings used to pretend to be librarians while playing together.
Al Gore lived in a hotel as a kid and liked to drop water balloons off the roof!

Kid Trailblazers explores the childhood stories of leaders who have taken on the most pressing issues of our time by expressing themselves and challenging the world.

Posted by Christina Schillaci

The Wild World Handbook: Creatures

Packed with real-life tales of adventure, breathtaking illustrations, and practical tools, this handbook is an inspiring guide for the next generation of climate activists, conservationists, and nature lovers.

We share this beautiful planet we call home with countless living creatures, from monarch butterflies and falcons to koalas and dolphins. And just like us, animals everywhere are faced with the growing threat of climate change.

Featuring seven categories of animals, this handbook offers a roadmap for change and an invitation to explore the outdoors with fascinating facts, hope-filled stories, and hands-on STEAM activities. Each section includes biographies of adventurers, scientists, and artists from all over the world who used their passion and skills to become bold allies for nature.

As the second of two illustrated middle grade guides, The Wild World Handbook: Creatures seeks to empower young readers to appreciate and protect Planet Earth and its inhabitants.

Inside you will find:
  Seven Incredible Categories of Creatures

  Fourteen Inspiring Biographies

  Seven Kid-Friendly DIY Activities

  Seven Fun Field Trips

  And much more!

Posted by impart

I Wish I Had a Wookiee

Inspired by the beloved world of Star Wars, this collection of over 75 whimsical and original poems, written by Ian Doescher and illustrated by Tim Budgen, is a celebration of childhood, creativity, imagination, and the early years of Star Wars fandom.

In “My Pet AT-AT,” a ten-year-old dreams of playing hide and seek and fetch with an AT-AT. In “Dad’s Luke Skywalker Figurine,” a child opens their dad’s untouched action figure but, instead of getting into trouble, helps their dad re-discover his own sense of play. In “T-16 Dreams,” a little girl imagines herself flying through the galaxy, the Empire hot on her trail, to help with her real-world fear of flying.

Set in the hearts and minds of young children who love Star Wars, and filled with the characters you know and love, I Wish I Had a Wookiee is the perfect gift for the young Star Wars fan—and the young at heart.

Posted by impart

Dog’s First Baby

A playful and heartwarming board book from the perspective of a skeptical dog who must come to terms with–and maybe even become friends with–a peculiar new family member. Perfect for dog loving families and new parents!

Dog likes his routines: spending time with his humans, eating, sleeping, and playing. But one day, the arrival of a new being changes everything. It’s hard to know what this creature is–is it a dog, or something else?–but as Dog investigates, he may come to appreciate his loud, silly new sibling. She does drop food on the ground, after all.

With Dog’s First Baby, Natalie Nelson captures the wonder and humor of a new family member through a dog’s eyes. Sure to delight kids and dog parents alike, this board book promises to be a repeat readaloud.

Posted by impart

Little Kid, Big City!: London

If you could have an adventure in London, where would you go? Curious kids will find plenty of sights, smells, and tastes to explore in this illustrated pick-your-own-path travel guide series.

Would you hop on the Tube to visit Buckingham Palace, find a tasty lunch on Brick Lane, or pass the time with Big Ben? Follow along with a family of two Black moms, their adventurous daughter, and her adorable corgi as they explore London. Create your own itinerary and choose which places to visit at the end of every page. Whether you’re an armchair traveler or a real-life tourist, there are dozens of ways to explore iconic sights, venture to nearby locales, and wander off the beaten path.

In this second book in the Little Kid, Big City series—in which travel guides collide with an interactive format—kids are empowered to imagine, create, and explore their own routes through the world’s greatest cities. Featuring intricate illustrations, a diverse and lovable cast of characters, an invaluable resources section, and a fun foldout map, Little Kid, Big City!: London has everything you need to invent your own adventure!

Coming in Spring 2022, Little Kid, Big City!: Paris
 

Posted by impart

The Wild World Handbook: Habitats

Packed with real-life tales of adventure, breathtaking illustrations, and practical tools, this handbook is an inspiring guide for the next generation of climate activists, conservationists, and nature lovers.

The wonder of the natural world surrounds us—from the Amazon rainforest to the snowy peaks of Mount Everest to the green spaces in big cities. And as the threat of climate change grows, it’s more important than ever to show appreciation for our planet by taking action.

The first book in a middle grade series for young environmental activists and nature lovers, The Wild World Handbook offers a roadmap for change and an invitation to explore the outdoors, alongside surprising facts and hands-on STEAM activities. Featuring nine habitats from around the globe, each section includes diverse biographies of outdoor adventurers, scientists, and artists who used their passion and skills to become bold allies for Earth’s natural diversity and resiliency.

Inside you will find:

• Nine Amazing Habitats
• Eighteen Inspiring Biographies
• Nine  Kid-Friendly DIY Activities
• Nine Fun Field Trips
• And much more!

It’s up to us to protect this beautiful, awe-inspiring planet we call home!

Posted by impart