Books by Scholastic Inc.

FIRST WORDS by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"While an admirable effort to give toddlers what they love, this and its companions are overly busy and prove that less is more with young children. (Board book. 1-3) "
In this primer of common words for toddlers to learn, there are flaps to lift, textures to feel, and photos to name. Read full book review >
OPPOSITES by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"While the physical item is well-designed for little hands, the lessons on opposites get lost in the clutter. (Board book. 1-3)"
An interactive board book designed to teach the concept of opposites. Read full book review >
LET'S GO TO THE FIREHOUSE by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Firefighter fans will flock to this one. Get ready for repeat reads. (Board book. 1-4)"
Learn your way around the fire station with this simple board-book introduction. Read full book review >
CARRY AND LEARN SHAPES by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"An active introduction to an important concept. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
An interactive board book with ambitious educational goals for toddlers introduces five basic shapes with textures, a slider, and flaps, plus sturdy tabbed pages to make page turning easy for little fingers. Read full book review >
TOUCH AND FEEL ABC by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A sweet if fragile introduction to the building blocks of words. (Board book. 2-3)"
The ABCs come to life in a touch-and-feel book. Read full book review >
LOOK WHO'S TALKING! by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A jack-of-all-trades and a master of none. (Board book. 1-3)"
A lift-the-flap, press-the-button, sign-the-word novelty board book. Read full book review >
TRACE, LIFT, AND LEARN by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A serviceable introduction to an important step in a child's education. (Board book. 2-4)"
Little readers get their fingers all over the ABCs. Read full book review >
TOUCH AND FEEL BABY ANIMALS by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Even for babies, the animal world should not be reduced to one image, one sound, and one texture per creature. Nature is not so simple or so dull. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Pictures of baby animals are complemented by tactile elements in this interactive board book. Read full book review >
CARRY AND LEARN NUMBERS by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 26, 2015

"A sophisticated yet appropriately simple design and appealing illustrations make this one a good choice for caregivers looking to introduce numbers and counting in an entertaining and interactive environment. (Board book. 1-3)"
An interactive book of numbers features numerals one through five and an accompanying cast of zoo animals. Read full book review >
MY MOMMY by Scholastic Inc.
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 25, 2014

"Unlikely to win Peppa any new admirers, but her steadfast fans will be pleased as punch with this paean to Mummy Pig. (Board book. 2-5)"
Peppa Pig, of British TV and Nick Jr. fame, celebrates all the wonderful things about her mommy. Read full book review >
MY BACKPACK! by Scholastic Inc.
Released: June 25, 2013

"While a clever idea, as young children are often obsessed with bags and packs, parents wishing to avoid the overt marketing ploy should seek another title. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A branded lift-the-flap offering featuring five Skip Hop animal backpacks. Read full book review >
WHO'S HIDING by Scholastic Inc.
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"While its first board-book outing is less than perfect, Skip Hop does get a few things right. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This Skip Hop-branded debut is standard lift-the-flap fare. Read full book review >
IPAD BOOK APPS

"That's no knock; it's just fine for parents of restless readers at bedtime. (iPad storybook app. 18 mo.-5)"
Based on the 2005 board book, this Scholastic "Touch and Tilt" app retains the print version's sweetness and soothing tone. Read full book review >
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: OCEANS by Joanna Cole
IPAD BOOK APPS

"The Frizz seems a natural for the medium, though, and this is a promising first adventure. (iPad informational app. 4-10)"
Ms. Frizzle, the adventurous science teacher who takes her students on memorable field trips, makes the leap to the iPad in an app that feels as crowded and full of activity as the ocean floor. Read full book review >