How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way
Back in print to celebrate their 75th anniversary in 2017, a captivating history of Little Golden Books by an eminent children's historian chronicles the fascinating story of the creation, marketing and worldwide impact of Little Golden Books, the most popular children's books of all time.
In this hit series, young Lyra Belacqua tries to prevent kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments; helps Will Parry — a boy from another world — search for his father; and finds that she and Will are caught in a battle between the angelic forces of the Authority and those gathered by her rebel uncle, Lord Asriel.
A previously unpublished Margaret Wise Brown story, illustrated by a Geisel Award winner, follows the journey of a little bird who flies to the north, south, east and west before returning home again.
After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, she is anxious for her new classmates to like her, so to find a name they can more easily pronounce, they decide to help her by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. Reprint.
Marisol McDonald has flaming red hair and nut-brown skin. Polka dots and stripes are her favorite combination. She prefers peanut butter and jelly burritos in her lunch box. To Marisol, these seemingly mismatched things make perfect sense together.
Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis — and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new town is inhabited by ghosts, and Maya sets her heart on meeting one.
Having been born with a large facial tumor and undeveloped legs that could only be partially corrected despite extensive surgeries, the author describes the challenges that caused him to be bullied and compelled him to rise above his disabilities to enjoy shared times with his siblings, gain self-acceptance and pursue a writing career.
In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather.