'You Matter' by Christian Robinson

'You Matter' by Christian Robinson

In a simple and heartfelt message 'You Matter' reminds us of all the ways we are connected and make a difference in one another’s lives. Robinson’s sweet text of inclusivity is reinforced by his expansive and colorful illustrations in a timeless message that will be appreciated by all who read it. With the cadence of a lullaby or mantra, this book's message is clear and vital: no matter who you are, what you feel, and even if everyone is too busy to help - You Matter!

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Milo Imagines the World by Matt de la Pena, illus. Christian Robinson

Milo Imagines the World by Matt de la Pena, illus. Christian Robinson

From the acclaimed author and illustrator of New York Times bestsellers “Carmela Full of Wishes” and “Last Stop on Market Street”, Matt de la Pena and Christian Robinson, comes a uniquely touching and poignant picture book following a young boy’s Sunday subway ride with his sister. To pass the time, Milo sketches pictures of the colorful characters he sees coming and going at each stop and imagines what their lives are like based on their appearance.  In this highly original and beautifully illustrated story, Milo’s surprising ‘A-ha’ moment reminds readers of every age to examine the assumptions we make about others as we move through the world.

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Iggy Peck Architect

Iggy Peck Architect

This wonderful New York Times bestselling picture book is a fun-filled, inspiring story about the power of teamwork and the importance of celebrating individual gifts and self-expression. "Iggy Peck Architect" is an award winning book that is not only a Whiz Kids best seller, but also a staple in our home. Iggy has one passion: building. But when his second grade teacher, Miss Lila Greer tells him no more building in school; Iggy faces a challenge. Can he show his teacher how useful his building can be? Laugh and learn along with Iggy in this hilarious tale. 

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'Friends at the Firehouse' by Kayla Stark

'Friends at the Firehouse' by Kayla Stark

Cheerful and clever, 'Friends at the Firehouse' is my favorite new board book of  2020. This book makes me miss our weekly Whiz Kids Story Times SO MUCH! It is an adorable shaped board book with an innovative design that allows the book to open from the middle, inviting toddlers and young readers to explore the fun inside! The story follows the firefighters as they prepare for a big parade. When they realize their Dalmatian puppy is missing, they know they can't start until the find their furry friend! But where in the firehouse is the pup hiding? Lift-the-flaps to find out!

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