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Books for the Whole Family from Studio Fun and Portable Press

Books make great gifts.  This year has been a wonderful year for children's books.  I am so excited my partners at Studio Fun International and Portable Press sent us some of their latest books just in time for holiday gift giving.  

There's a book for each age group:  Ages 3-5, 6-8 and 9-11 and these award winning books would be ideal gifts.

The first book features familiar Sesame Street characters.  I love Sesame Street.  I remember watching as a kid and I remember watching with each of my kids when they were younger plus this book is interactive.  

Come along with Grover and Elmo in this fun, interactive refresh of the classic storybook: Sesame Street: Another Monster at the End of This Book: An Interactive Adventure (Studio Fun International; ISBN: 978-0794441746; Hardcover $14.99; Ages 3-5)!

In this interactive version of the classic Sesame Street 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 is sure to be a new story time favorite!

2018 National Parenting Product Awards Winner. Tom Brannon’s illustrations are based on original artwork by Mike Smollin.

Disney The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: A Center Stage Pop-Up Book (Studio Fun International; ISBN: 978-0794442033; Hardcover $12.99; Ages 6-8) is a new companion title timed to the release of the major motion picture!

The Ballerina of the Realms dances on every page of this magical book! From Disney's all-new live action film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, follow the elegant Ballerina of the Realms as she dances center stage in this artistic pop-up book, celebrating each of the unique and picturesque Four Realms. This beautiful format is a perfect holiday gift for fans of this classic tale, full of colorful characters and no shortage of surprises.

Read about and build the fastest ship in the galaxy with this out-of-this-world kit: Star Wars Build Your Own Millennium Falcon (Studio Fun International; ISBN: 978-0794442187; $10.99; Ages 6-8).
Join Han and Chewbacca aboard the fastest bucket of bolts in the galaxy. Packed with amazing puzzles and a Millennium Falcon of your own to build, there are hours of Star Wars fun to be had. Work out complete mazes, code words, and puzzles in the uniquely illustrated, full-color activity book. Then press out the pieces to create your very own mini Millennium Falcon model, perfect for re-creating famous scenes from the Star Wars saga. The model is made from a sturdy foam core. Press out the pieces to build the Millennium Falcon—with no glue required!

I Am a Wonder Woman by Ellen Bailey (Portable Press; ISBN: 978-1684125487; Paperback $14.99; Ages 9-11; 128 pages) is an entertaining and inspirational look at some of the most influential women in history, from ancient times to the modern day, including lesser known visionaries such as Annie Londonderry and Britta Tott, to household names like the Brontës, Cleopatra, Hellen Keller, J.K. Rowling, and more. 
Each page is filled with amazing stories about the women who have shaped the world and inspired others to follow in their footsteps. Readers can step into the lives of these pioneers by completing unique activities and answering thought-provoking questions for themselves. Quirky artwork throughout helps bring each woman’s story to life.

These books would make wonderful Christmas gifts for your young readers.  Be sure to click on each link before to learn more about each of these fab reads.

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