Fun Finds for May 2010
by Jenny Moss
She’s just one thing — the Queen’s shadow. But when the Queen is poisoned, Shadow must search for her real identity.
Scholastic, $18. Ages 10 and up.
Pink Me Up
by Charise Mericle Harper
Mama can’t go to the Pink Girls Pink-nic, so Daddy gets pinked up to go instead. Sweet!
Random House, $17. Ages 5 to 8.
So Many Days
by Alison McGhee
Simple text and charming illustrations answer: “Who will you be and where will you go?”
Simon & Schuster, $16. All ages.
The Purple Kangaroo
by Michael Ian Black
The monkey in this book knows what you’re thinking of, and his wild imaginings delight. Peter Brown’s illustrations add to the fun.
Simon & Schuster, $17. Ages 4 to 8.
Brown Rabbit in the City
by Natalie Russell
Brown Rabbit’s visit shows Little Rabbit the importance of attending to what really matters in life.
Penguin, $17. Ages 3 and up.
Shark vs. Train
by Chris Barton
Two classic kids’ toys face off! Who will come out on top?
Little, Brown, $17. Ages 3 to 7.