January 2018 Kids Books
The biggest sellers on the January kids and young adult list are primarily old favorites. If they're not yet part of your young reader's library, the wisdom of the crowd suggests you should consider them. We would not disagree.
Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Maurice Sendak's Caldecott Medal-winning picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. A must for every child's bookshelf.
This edition of New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman’s modern classic, Coraline—also an Academy Award-nominated film—is enriched with a foreword from the author, a reader's guide, and more.
Fourth graders George Beard and Harold Hutchins are a couple of class clowns. The only thing they enjoy more than playing practical jokes is creating their own comic books. And together they've created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school: Captain Underpants! His true identity is SO secret, even HE doesn't know who he is!
Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture.
It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.
Good Night Utah highlights the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Antelope Island, Field House Natural History Museum, Utah State Fair, Salt Flats, Bryce Canyon, Hill Aerospace Museum, Hogle Zoo, Lake Powell, Zion National Park, Great Salt Lake, wildlife, and more.
The 2013 Caldecott Medal winner!
From the creator of the #1 New York Times best-selling and award-winning I Want My Hat Back comes a second wry tale.
Pocket Genius: Dinosaurs profiles more than 140 prehistoric animals and features fossils, skeletons, anatomy, and history as well as species including dinosaurs on land, winged pterosaurs in the sky, and a range of sea monsters in the ocean.
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
"Too few things in our world are worth a seventeen year wait: The Book of Dust is one of them." —The Washington Post
“Reading it is almost like reading Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, but for two-year olds—full of pictures and rhymes and a little cat to find on every page that will delight the curious toddler and parents alike.”—Occupy Wall Street