Whether you’re looking to update your children’s bookshelf or for a gift for a bub in your life, check out these newly released children’s books.
‘What Will I Do with My Love Today?’ by Kristin Chenowith
A meaningful picture book about love and friendship from Emmy- and Tony Award–winning actress Kristin Chenoweth honors adoption, kindness, and generosity as it encourages kids to look for ways to love others every day–because that’s the best way for love to grow!
‘Baby, Sleepy Baby’ by Atinuke
This gentle picture book – based on a Nigerian song Atinuke’s father sang to her – is the perfect bedtime lullaby. With soothing language and deep, moonlit colors, author Atinuke and illustrator Angela Brooksbank reunite to evoke the tenderness of wrapping a child in nighttime’s embrace.
‘Room for Everyone’ by Naaz Khan
Musa and Dada’s bus stops for multiple detours: “Do you need a ride? Come in, there’s room for everyone!” Musa wonders when it will end. But there’s always room for one more, if you make the room, which is the heartwarming take-away from this bouncy, joyous tale in rhyme.
‘It Fell from the Sky’ by the Fan Brothers
From the creators of the critically acclaimed The Night Gardener and Ocean Meets Sky comes a whimsical and elegantly illustrated picture book about community, art, the importance of giving back—and the wonder that fell from the sky.
‘Why Not You?’ by Ciara, Russell Wilson
From Grammy-winning pop star Ciara and Super Bowl champion quarterback Russell Wilson comes a picture book to inspire young readers to see the value in themselves, be brave, and go after their biggest dreams!
‘Don’t Ask the Dragon’ by Lemn Sissay
It’s Alem’s birthday, but where can he celebrate it? Maybe the bear, the fox, the treefrog or the bulldog know? But don’t ask the dragon… or he will EAT you! The first children’s book from author, poet and national treasure Lemn Sissay.
‘The Boy Whose Wishes Came True’ by Helen Rutter
Archie Crumb is having a tough time. Picked-on at school, picked last for any team; his home has been sad and quiet since Dad left and his luck feels like it’s run out. Then, Archie bumps his head and sees his favourite famous football player standing in front of him, granting him nine wishes.