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Jeepers! It's January 2019 Giveaway Hop

Jeepers! It's January! we are looking forward to a year full of wonderful  children's book releases.

Here are four new releases from Prestel Publishing and many thanks to Prestel Publishing for the opportunity to review and share these fab reads.

Where’s the Architect? From Pyramids to Skyscrapers: An Architecture Look and Find Book by Susanne Rebscher and illustrated by Annabelle Von Sperber (ISBN: 978-3-7913-7301-0; Hardcover $19.95; Ages 4-8).

From the top of China’s Great Wall to the base of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, this journey through the world of architecture stops in nearly every continent and travels through centuries. Annabelle von Sperber populates her dynamic and intricate double-page spreads with many details and a hidden architect or important figure on every page that kids will have fun trying to locate. Along the way they’ll learn about the iron workers who built the Empire State building, how many bulbs it takes to light the Eiffel Tower, where the royal jewels are kept at the Tower of London, and why there is so much red and yellow in Beijing’s Forbidden City. Young readers will find themselves fully immersed in this large format book while learning about the incredible architectural wonders that continue to amaze us today.

Great Ports of the World: From New York to Hong Kong by Mia Cassany and illustrated by Victor Medina (October 2018; ISBN: 978-3-7913-7355-3; Ages 4-8; $14.95) will inspire wanderlust in the youngest adventurers, and makes a great road trip or travel companion!
Travel to the world’s ports and you’ll learn much about a country’s people, culture, and industry. Ports are thriving hubs of activity, filled with an endless variety of boats, cargo, and workers. This unique book takes young readers on a journey around the globe’s ports and features some of the world’s most fascinating destinations. In colorful spreads, readers are given insights into each port city: What are they eating in Hong Kong? What lives on the Nile River? What do the boats of Venice look like? From flora to fauna and from tropical climates to polar regions, this book is packed with vibrant, 1950s-era inspired illustrations. As entertaining as it is educational, this book gives children a window into a new way of seeing the world.

Wonders of Nature: Explorations in the World of Birds, Insects and Fish by Florence Guiraud (ISBN: 978-3-7913-7365-2; Hardcover $25; Ages 5-9; 96 pages with 65 full-page illustrations) is a beautiful new educational title.
Bright-eyed birds, evanescent butterflies, tropical fish and other pleasures await the readers of this large format book that will appeal to young children’s curiosity about the natural world. Reminiscent of the watercolors of Ernst Haeckel, John James Audubon, and Maria Sibylla Merian, these charming and expertly rendered pictures of birds, insects, and fish will provide hours of exploration. Presented in double-page spreads, interspersed with informative texts, Guiraud’s illustrations capture the wondrous beauty that populates our oceans, forests, and fields. 

Sign Here: Twenty-Two Unofficially Official Pull-Out Forms for Dreams, Pets, Pocket Money, Feelings, Secrets and So Much More (October 2018; ISBN: 978-3-7913-7297-6; Paperback $14.95; Ages 6-10; 48 pages).
It’s hard to apologize. It’s hard to say thank you. Sometimes it’s even hard to invite someone over for a birthday party. This cleverly designed, slyly bureaucratic collection of “forms” makes dealing with these childhood issues a great deal less awkward and a whole lot more fun. Issued in impressively official script and language by the Department of Regret, Remorse, and Reconciliation, the Union of Childhood Revenue, the Ministry of Dreams, and other indispensable offices, these forms help kids say some of the hard stuff: “I’ve eaten the last piece of...,” “You’re the best sister in the world,” “Thank you for buying me stuff I need,” “Thank you for buying me stuff I don’t need.” 

There are so many great children's books being released. 

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Comments

Karen said…
We LOVE peanut butter cookies! Three ingredients? Oh I have to make up several soon!
Hanna said…
I really like how detailed your guides are. Thank you for taking the effort to write this. Really helped me in planning my trip.
What great reads for kids! Right now I'm in the process of early holiday shopping. These books look like the perfect gifts for my nieces and nephews!

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