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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.$17.99ISBN: 9781338251012Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: The Blue Sky Press - April 7th, 2020Woof! 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.$16.99ISBN: 9781484789698Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2018It 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.$18.99ISBN: 9780062438898Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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)$9.99ISBN: 9781338143904Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Orchard Books - February 26th, 2019Meet 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.$5.99ISBN: 9781536200713Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018
"Judy Moody was in a mood. Not a good mood. A bad mood. A mad-faced mood."$5.99ISBN: 9781536200737Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018
When Judy Moody sets off in pursuit of her own fame and happiness, she's funnier than ever!$14.99ISBN: 9781536202212Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - November 26th, 2019
Something smells like trouble! Can five princess heroes and one Goat Avenger pool their talents to vanquish a monstrous stink?$17.99ISBN: 9780316464475Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019A Caldecott Honor Book!A cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community from a successful author and illustrator duo!$16.95ISBN: 9781938298073Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$9.99ISBN: 9781423179580Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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?$7.99ISBN: 9780544641013Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016High 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!$5.99ISBN: 9780545912402Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016SOON 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.
$14.99ISBN: 9781847807847Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - February 4th, 2016In 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.$16.99ISBN: 9781250165725Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 13th, 2019
A powerful middle grade novel-in-verse about one boy’s experience surviving the Holocaust.$12.99ISBN: 9781338323214Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graphix - December 10th, 2019Li'l Petey gets caught in some family drama in the eighth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey.$4.99ISBN: 9781426332067Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$16.99ISBN: 9781576878279Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$17.99ISBN: 9780525552918Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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!$14.99ISBN: 9781368048170Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019When Gabby Gomez (aka Gum Girl) heads to Mexico on a family vacation, little does she know what (and who) is about to POP up!$17.99ISBN: 9781626726031Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.