Fresh new kids books are a dime a dozen, but finding amazing new reads your kids will flip for is another story (pun intended). Good news: we uncovered three great books just hitting shelves that both you and your little readers will love. Read on for three compelling titles you should buy right now.
“Unlimited Squirrels in I Lost My Tooth!” written and illustrated by Mo Willems
An ensemble group of squirrels, acorns and silly guests will take your kids on a furry adventure full of bonus jokes, quirky quizzes and nutty facts. The plot follows Zoom Squirrel after he loses his first tooth! All of Zoom Squirrel’s friends leap into action when they discover the tooth he lost is actually a baby tooth. Follow along with the squirrels as they learn all about teeth.
Good to know: the book addresses a range of physical, emotional and social development markers for the four to eight year old age range. These high-interest subjects will engage your kids in the reading experience and arm you—the parent or caretaker—with humorous and relatable conversation starters.
You’ll especially love this book if…you’re already a fan of New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie series.
Best for ages: beginning-reader, 4-8 years old
“Sanity & Tallulah” written and illustrated by Molly Brooks
Got a kiddo who is into STEM and dreams of outer space? If so, this book is for her! The funny and smart science fiction graphic novel finds best friends, Sanity and Tallulah on a hilarious adventure where they must find their three-headed kitten after it escapes in the space station the two friends call home. Will they find the kitten and save the space station?
Good to know: this book is the first of a three-book graphic novel series.
You’ll especially love this book if…your reader is looking for a book that encourages experimentation and problem solving. We love that this STEM book features female protagonists.
Best for ages: 8-12 years old
“We Don’t Eat Our Classmates” written and illustrated by Ryan T. Higgins
The best-selling author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins of Mother Bruce fame is back with this new book all about first day of school jitters. The story follows Penelope Rex, a dinosaur with a taste for children, as she can’t wait to meet her new classmates. But, Penelope Rex finds it’s hard to make human friends when they are so delicious. Find out what happens when Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine in this hilarious new story.
You’ll especially love this book if…your little one has drop-off jitters or has struggled making new friends at school or daycare. Penelope Rex is a relatable and endearing new character your kids will enjoy getting to know.
Best for ages: 5-6 years old
Find out more about these new books and other great books for kids at disney.books.com.
Written by Erin Lem; cover art courtesy of Disney Books