From the New York Times best-selling creator of the Find Momo series, Andrew Knapp, comes a moving exploration of grief for the youngest readers that will resonate with anyone who has loved and lost a pet.
I felt angry and sad, my heart left behind.
Could I play hide-and-seek, with no one to find?
Life with a dog brings adventure, friendship, and joy—but what remains after a beloved dog has passed away? With heartfelt text and playful mixed-media illustrations, Andrew Knapp meditates on the life and loss of his best friend, Momo: playing hide-and-seek all over the world, connecting with nature, and Momo’s final journey, with Andrew holding his paw.
Bittersweet and affirming, Find Momo Everywhere is a powerful exploration of grief for dog lovers of all ages—and how we can still connect with our loved ones even after they’re gone.
Posted by Kim Ismael
I am a cat.
Are you a cat?
Cat is curious. There’s a new addition to the family, but who exactly is this small being? This new arrival doesn’t meow like a cat, or smell like a cat, or even have a tail like a cat. As Cat investigates, he might just come to appreciate this loud, silly family member. After all, they both enjoy a good catnap.
In Cat’s First Baby, the feline companion to Dog’s First Baby, Natalie Nelson captures the wonder and humor of a new family member through a cat’s eyes. Sure to delight kids and cat parents alike, this board book promises to be a repeat read-aloud.
Posted by Christina Schillaci
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.
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The cult classic TV show is now a charming picture book for the youngest fans in the Buffyverse!
In this new picture-book story brought to life with cute and colorful illustrations, young readers see what the world's strongest vampire slayer was like back when she was a kid! Join not-so-brave little Buffy, Willow, and Xander as they investigate strange sounds coming from the closet, seek advice from their school librarian Giles, and encounter everyone's favorite Buffyverse monsters. Charmingly illustrated by Pop Classics artist Kim Smith, this sweet, silly, and not-so-scary book borrows Joss Whedon's beloved characters to tell an endearing bedtime story.
Introduce your baby to a world of flavors with easy-to-make recipes for homemade baby food, featuring healthy ingredients, baby-friendly spices, and cuisines from India, China, France, Mexico, Morocco, and the rest of the globe.
Baby food is a terrific way to share the flavors you love, nurture development through wholesome ingredients, and encourage lifelong adventurous eating. So why limit your options to just bland mush? It’s time to think outside the jar! With Around the World in 80 Purees, you can create baby food inspired by the cuisines of India, China, France, Mexico, Morocco, and the rest of the globe. The recipes are quick and easy, with imaginative variations featuring your favorite spices and flavors. Continue the culinary adventure as your little one becomes a toddler by offering a range of internationally inspired simple solids. Broaden your baby’s palate by the spoonful!
Selections from the Table of Contents:
- Baby-Friendly Spices
- First Foods around the World
A Whole Wide World of Purees – For Babies 6 Months and Up:
- Indian Saag Masala
- Nigerian Isu
- Moroccan Figs and Apricots with Aniseed
- Chinese Congee
- English Peas with a Hint of Mint
A Spoonful of Flavor – For Babies 7-9 Months and Up
- Iranian Rosewater Vanilla Smoothie
- Ethiopian Niter Kibbeh
- Egyptian Fava Beans
- Japanese Carrot Soba
- Turkish Seasoned Lamb Kebabs
The Well-Seasoned High Chair – For Babies 10 Months and Up
- Mexican Atole
- Italian Pastina with Parmesan and Nutmeg
- Spanish Pasta Romesco
- Lebanese Muhallabia
- Taiwanese Lou Rou Fan
Leena Saini is a lifelong foodie who has written about global baby food for Baby Center and on the food blog Eat, Drink, Better. She’s also a regular contributor to masalamommas.com and Sally’s Place. She lives in New Jersey. Find her online at masalababyfood.com.
All the life lessons, values, and advice from pop culture that parents need to raise geeky children.
It takes a starship to raise a child. Or a time machine. Or a tribe of elves. Fortunately, Geek Parenting offers all that and more, with thoughtful mini-essays that reveal profound child-rearing advice (and mistakes) from the most beloved tales of geek culture. Nerds and norms alike can take counsel from some of the most iconic parent–child pairings found in pop culture: Aunt May and Peter Parker, Benjamin and Jake Sisko, Elrond and Arwen, even Cersei and Joffrey. Whether you’re raising an Amazon princess, a Jedi Padawan, a brooding vampire, or a standard-issue human child, Geek Parenting helps you navigate the ion storms, alternate realities, and endless fetch quests that come with being a parent.
Includes parenting experts from across time and space, such as:
Luke and Vader
Korra and Tenzin
Wednesday and Morticia Addams
Frodo and Bilbo
Rose and Jackie Tyler
Carl and Michonne
Thor, Loki, and Odin
Starbuck, Apollo and Adama
Stewie and Lois
Sarah Manning and Mrs. S.
T'Challa and T'Chaka
Spock, Sarek, and Amanda
Claudia and Lestat
San and Moro
Perseus and Zeus
Dorothy and Auntie Em
Bruce Wayne and Alfred
Buffy and Giles
Meg Murry and Aunt Beast
Orpheus and Morpheus
Paul Atreides and Lady Jessica
Kal-El and Jor-El
Chakotay and Kolopak
Scott and Dr. Evil
Diana and Hippolyta
Alexander and Worf
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