As the days grow shorter as the nights get shorter, kids’ bedtimes are getting sooner. We’ve compiled a list of books of both genres to make it easier to transition from summer. Fiction (picture the book) Nicole Helget’s “Be Good, Peanut Butter” illustrated by Erin McClean, River Horse Children’s Books $1. Minnesotan Helget is the author of several books for adults and children as well as an editor and manuscript coach who is a farmer located in the southern part of Minnesota.
He is curious and hungry and so, he sets out to find adventure. It even meets a person. If he is aware that the time is drawing to a close the dog must get back before the kids get there and discover he’s not been a good dog. Illustration McClean lives in Northern Ireland, loves drawing adorable, lively characters as well as incorporating bright colors and traditional texture into her art. Renee Bolla’s “Finding Bunny” with illustrations created by Jess Bircham. (Independently published. The cost is $.
Elle is close to Bunny her best friend. But when Mom disappears and Dad is in charge, Bunny’s absent. When Elle is about to weep, Mom returns home and collects Bunny from the washer. This charming story every kid who loves a stuffy can be a part of is written by Minneapolis-based Bolla. Bolla, a Minneapolis-based author has quit her position as a retailer executive to pursue her goals of becoming a self-published writer. She’s currently writing books for her three children. They’re simple and clear, which makes these books appropriate for kids.
Matty Caron’s debut work, “Finding Bunny,” is an unique tale which is inspired by his own personal experience. This story was written in honor of David Hietpas’s memory. It is about a little boy who has a fear of dark. He is taken in a journey with a mushroom and daisy and an eagle and a Wolf. The book isn’t a straightforward tale, but children should understand the main character’s victories and challenges.
Children who are past kindergarten age should enjoy Bill Tierney’s artwork, which is very similar to photos. Allison Wood illustrated “Sprinkles” written by Samuel Waddle. Independently published $. hardcover, $. Paperback is an adorable story about Julia as well as her father who walks into the bakery to pick some doughnuts prior to when Grandma comes to visit. The baker lets Julia pick a special one for her and she picks “the pretty, pink, extremely-sprinkly” one. Julia eats her treat at home and sprinkles are everywhere.
Wood is an elementary English Learner teacher at St. Paul Public Schools. The book’s humorous tone is supported by illustrations. Minneapolis’ Free Spirit Publishing which is an imprint owned by Teacher Created Materials, is the most renowned publisher of educational tools to support young people’s social and emotional development. This mission was fulfilled by the release of three ($.-$.free Spirit novels. “You Wonder All the Time,” written by child-development expert Deborah Farmer Kris and illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin, is the newest edition to the trilogy.
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Children who are past kindergarten age should enjoy Bill Tierney’s paintings, which are similar to photographs. Allison Wood illustrated “Sprinkles” written by Samuel Waddle. Independently published in the US for $1. hardcover, $. Paperback is a beautiful novel that tells of Julia as well as her father who take a walk to the bakery in the beautiful weather for doughnuts to eat before Grandma is due to arrive. The bakery owner allows Julia choose a doughnut just for her and she picks “the beautiful, pink, extremely-sprinkly” one. In her home, she enjoys her dessert and finds sprinkles all over the place, even on her cat.