Make reading your kid’s favorite pastime with these NAPPA winners!
Who can resist a Sesame Street book, especially one that’s interactive! In this adorable story, Grover tries everything to keep Elmo from turning another page and reaching the monster at the end of the book. With lift-the-flaps, sliders, and pop-up elements that kids will delight in, Another Monster at the End of this Book is sure to be your family’s new story time favorite. $14.99, ages: 3 – 5
Happy Papas is a beautiful read-aloud that celebrates the wonder of fatherhood, exploring how both animal and human fathers shelter, nurture, and interact with their little ones over the course of a day. From ocean to sky and savanna to jungle, Happy Papas speaks to the universal joys of fatherly love. $14.95, ages: 2 – 4
Growing Friendships is a funny and practical book that helps children build the friendships they crave. It’s filled with cartoons showing common friendship challenges and research-based solutions, plus silly cat and dog characters who make goofy suggestions such as: “He should sniff their butts!”
$15.99, ages: 6 – 12
If your kids love trivia, they will enjoy Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Time Warp. It’s unlike any other trivia book for kids. The book is packed with comparisons across time that will amaze and delight ages 7 and up. Filled with fun and colorful illustrations, the all new, all true facts include things like “Beijing, China had existed for 300 years by the time Ancient Rome was founded; ” The Stegosaurus and the T. rex never coexisted. They were separated by about 85 million years;” and “Pocahontas was born in 1596, one year before Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet was published.” $16.99, ages: 7+
Photo Puzzlemania is hours of challenging fun for the whole family! This innovative book is created by the puzzling experts at Highlights. Every puzzle is designed from intricate, full-color photographs. Kids will love searching photos to find the hidden objects in these unique photo Hidden Pictures puzzles. Other favorite Highlights puzzle types, like Double Checks, matching, and mazes take on a whole new life when they’re created from photographic images. $12.99, ages: 6+
Unusual Animals A-Z is quirky, imaginative, educational and just plain fun. Whether it’s Andre the aardvark or Zena the zorilla, each of these twenty-six unusual animals is introduced to the reader with a colorful watercolor painting and a factual characteristic. While Bernie the bearded dragon likes to bask in the sun, Morris the manatee uses his small front flippers and massive body to surf through the waves. Each animal has the same lettered name and when the reader reaches the end, he has twenty-six chances to come up with one of his own. $15.95, ages: 3 – 7
Make a new Christmas friend this holiday season with Reindeer In Here. This cute furry friend comes with a story book to encourage children to celebrate their unique selves. As kids take their reindeer friend on daily adventures, encourage them to appreciate the different characteristics around them and appreciate the incredible diversity of our world. As your child’s bond with Reindeer grows throughout December, your child will learn how a “misfit” North Pole reindeer came up with the genius idea to come to their house to discover what makes each child different. $29.99, for the entire family
Your kids will have fun practicing their counting with these silly and strange animals from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Wacky 123! Features numbers 1 through 12 in kid-friendly scenes and colorful and engaging illustrations by Ripley’s cartoonists.
Written at an age-appropriate level with high-frequency words. $6.99, ages: 0 – 5
Your kids will enjoy learning their colors with this fun book from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Lobsters Are Red, But Sometimes They’re Not! teaches colors with easy-to-understand, real-life examples and dynamic and engaging illustrations by Ripley’s cartoonists. Written at an age-appropriate level with repeating lines that immediately lets kids feel that they know the story. A fun way to learn colors. $6.99, ages: 0 – 5
Learn the alphabet with this crazy A to Z animal bunch from Ripley’s Believe It or Not!. ODDphabet is filled with whimsical creatures and fun rhymes perfect for young readers. Engaging illustrations by Ripley’s cartoonists. Here’s a fun sample: “W is for weasel, Who was on the ground, He hopped on a woodpecker, Now he flies around!” $6.99, ages: 0 – 5
It’s a Circle: But Not Just a Circle! brings shapes alive for young readers. From Ripley’s Believe It or Not! this colorful board book teaches kids about circles, squares, triangles and other shapes with easy-to-understand and real-life examples. Engaging illustrations by Ripley’s cartoonist. $6.99, ages: 0 – 5
From Ripley’s Believe It or Not! comes all-new stories, facts, and feats just right for ages 7 to 10. Fun Facts & Silly Stories PLAY IT LOUD! is filled with word games, photo puzzles, trivia and much more. Stunning photos and colorful pages will keep kids engaged for hours. $16.95, ages: 7 – 10
Did you know you could get a spaghetti donut in Brooklyn, New York? This and hundreds of other fun and strange facts fill the colorful pages of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! A Century of Strange! This new edition of the bestselling series features over 1,200 amazing stories from around the world. Compelling photos, including exclusive images not found anywhere else. Perfect for curious kids and their parents! $28.95, ages: 10+
Our American Presidents: Their Lives and Legacies gives readers a concise look into all 44 Presidents of the United States. The book is easy to read and includes a listing of cabinet members from each presidency. Kids and parents will enjoy learning little known facts, the truth about many “presidential myths” and getting a glimpse into the presidents’ personal lives. $29.95, for the entire family and students!
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