Independent Bookstore Day - Customer Favorites

Independent Bookstore Day 2018 – NEIBA

This week April 19-25 independent bookstores all over the country will be celebrating a virtual Independent Bookstore Day. Children's Book World is celebrating by curating a list of customer favorites from their special trips to our store.

We've collected selfies of customers with some of their favorite CBW book discoveries, memories of visits from some of our favoritechildren's book authors and illustrators, and the communal celebrations of books that we have shared with you our CBW customers  We are all one big book loving community and here's our chance to share that love together.

 

 

 

Alan's Big, Scary Teeth Cover Image
By Jarvis, Jarvis (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763681203
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - February 23rd, 2016

A goofy and lonely denizen of the jungle has just one talent — scaring other creatures with his big, scary teeth! What would he do without them?


Cursed Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580899406
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge Teen - June 25th, 2019

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!

A debut novel for fans of The Fault in Our Stars that thoughtfully and humorously depicts teen Ricky Bloom's struggles with a recent chronic illness diagnosis.


The 13-Story Treehouse: Monkey Mayhem! (The Treehouse Books #1) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250070654
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - April 7th, 2015

Andy and Terry live in a treehouse. But it's not just any old treehouse, it's the most amazing treehouse in the world!

This treehouse has thirteen stories, a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a secret underground laboratory, and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and automatically shoots marshmallows into your mouth whenever you are hungry.


The 26-Story Treehouse: Pirate Problems! (The Treehouse Books #2) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250073273
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - April 7th, 2015

Andy and Terry live in a 26-story treehouse. (It used to be 13 stories, but they've expanded.) It has a bumper car rink, a skate ramp, an antigravity chamber, an ice cream parlor with 78 flavors, and the Maze of Doom—a maze so complicated that nobody who has gone in has ever come out again. Well, not yet, anyway.


The 117-Story Treehouse: Dots, Plots & Daring Escapes! (The Treehouse Books #9) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250317209
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 24th, 2019

New York Times-bestselling team Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton invite readers to come hang out with them in their 117-Story Treehouse—the ninth book in the illustrated chapter book series filled with Andy and Terry's signature slapstick humor!


Grow Up, David! (David Books) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338250978
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: The Blue Sky Press - August 28th, 2018

Little-brother antics have never been so endearing -- or true to life! David Shannon's beloved character in his bestselling book No, David! captures the attention and hearts of young children as few characters can.


Roy Digs Dirt (David Books) Cover Image
By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338251012
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: The Blue Sky Press - April 7th, 2020

Woof! Meet Roy, an adorable white dog who is wild about digging, digging, digging in the dirt!

David Shannon's picture books are loved for their endearing characters and laugh-aloud humor, and Roy's charming naughtiness will remind readers of what they love about Shannon's No, David!, a bestselling Caldecott Honor Book about a boy with a nose for trouble.


Sleepy, the Goodnight Buddy Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Scott Campbell (Illustrator), Scott Campbell (Cover design or artwork by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484789698
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2018

It is impossible not to crack up while reading this all-dialogue bedtime story by Drew Daywalt, the New York Times #1 best-selling author of THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT. Scott Campbell's expressive illustrations bring home the hilarity.


The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Adam Rex (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062438898
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - April 4th, 2017

New York Times Bestseller! 5 Starred Reviews!

"Will have listeners in stitches." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Purely absurd, sidesplitting humor." —Booklist (starred review)


This Is MY Fort! (Monkey and Cake)  Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338143904
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - February 26th, 2019

Meet Monkey and Cake.
They are silly and they are curious.
Sometimes they agree. Sometimes they do not.
But Monkey and Cake are always best friends.


Judy Moody Cover Image
By Megan McDonald, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781536200713
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

"Judy Moody was in a mood. Not a good mood. A bad mood. A mad-faced mood."


Judy Moody Gets Famous! Cover Image
By Megan McDonald, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781536200737
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

When Judy Moody sets off in pursuit of her own fame and happiness, she's funnier than ever!


The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536202212
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - November 26th, 2019

Something smells like trouble! Can five princess heroes and one Goat Avenger pool their talents to vanquish a monstrous stink?


Bear Came Along Cover Image
By Richard T. Morris, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316464475
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

A Caldecott Honor Book!

A cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community from a successful author and illustrator duo!


What Do You Do with an Idea? Cover Image
By Kobi Yamada, Mae Besom (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938298073
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Compendium Publishing & Communications - February 1st, 2014

This is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world. As the child's confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And then, one day, something amazing happens.

This is a story for anyone, at any age, who's ever had an idea that seemed a little too big, too odd, too difficult.


My New Friend Is So Fun! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423179580
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - June 3rd, 2014

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In My New Friend Is So Fun!, Piggie has found a new friend! But is Gerald ready to share?


I Like Myself! (board book) Cover Image
By Karen Beaumont, David Catrow (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544641013
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves—inside and out. Messy hair? Beaver breath? So what!


The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) Cover Image
By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545912402
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!

"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man

This New York Times bestselling illustrated series is perfect for fans of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.


Coco Chanel (Little People, BIG DREAMS #1) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781847807847
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - February 4th, 2016

In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring story of this international style icon.

Following the death of her mother, Coco spent her early life in an orphanage, where she was taught how to use a needle and thread.


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It Rained Warm Bread: Moishe Moskowitz's Story of Hope Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250165725
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 13th, 2019

A powerful middle grade novel-in-verse about one boy’s experience surviving the Holocaust.


Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338323214
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - December 10th, 2019

Li'l Petey gets caught in some family drama in the eighth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey.


National Geographic Readers: Buzz Aldrin (L3) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426332067
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: National Geographic Children's Books - December 18th, 2018

Blast off and experience humankind's first steps on the moon in this new biography about Buzz Aldrin. You'll learn about astronaut Aldrin's life -- his childhood, his work on NASA's Apollo 11 mission, and his dream to get humans to Mars.


Lucia the Luchadora Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781576878279
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: POW! - March 7th, 2017

Lucía zips through the playground in her cape just like the boys, but when they tell her "girls can't be superheroes," suddenly she doesn't feel so mighty.


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If I Built a School Cover Image
By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525552918
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - August 13th, 2019

In this exuberant companion to If I Built a Car, a boy fantasizes about his dream school--from classroom to cafeteria to library to playground.


My school will amaze you. My school will astound.
By far the most fabulous school to be found!
Perfectly planned and impeccably clean.
On a scale, 1 to 10, it's more like 15!


Cover Blown (A Gum Girl Novel #4) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781368048170
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

When Gabby Gomez (aka Gum Girl) heads to Mexico on a family vacation, little does she know what (and who) is about to POP up!


Dude! Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726031
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 24th, 2018

Aaron Reynolds, the author of Nerdy Berdy and Creepy Carrots! teams up with Dan Santat, the Caldecott–winning illustrator behind The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend to create the hilarious, gnarly summer adventure picture book, Dude!

Dude! You have to read this book.


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