BABIES CAN SLEEP ANYWHERE by Lisa Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Yes, babies can indeed sleep anywhere, and perhaps this book is the way to get them there. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Wheeler and Búzio contrast the resting places of animals with those of human babies. Read full book review >
NIPÊHON / I WAIT by Caitlin Dale Nicholson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A quiet, gentle picture book about a contemporary First Nations family and their ties to one another, their heritage, and their homeland. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Spare, bilingual text written in Cree (in both the standard Roman orthography and in syllabics) and in English presents a multigenerational harvesting of wild yarrow. Read full book review >

ROCK-A-BYE BABY by Jane Cabrera
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Ho-hum. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A riff on the familiar lullaby depicts various animal parents, and then a human father, soothing their sleepy little ones. Read full book review >
WHEN'S MY BIRTHDAY? by Julie Fogliano
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A gift of a picture book that's at once nostalgic and fresh. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A picture book to celebrate. Read full book review >
CITY MOON by Rachael Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Wonder-filled and delightful. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A mother and child search for the moon on an evening walk in the city. Read full book review >

THERE'S A MONSTER IN YOUR BOOK by Tom Fletcher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Playful, engaging, and full of opportunities for empathy—a raucous storytime hit. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Readers try to dislodge a monster from the pages of this emotive and interactive read-aloud. Read full book review >
PLUME by Isabelle Simler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2017

"Lovely, if a bit frustrating. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The double meaning of the title of this French import will likely be lost on young readers who do not know that "plume" means "feather," since "Plume" is the name of the black cat who stalks mysteriously through the pages, clearly with evil designs on the birds portrayed. Read full book review >
THIS WAY, THAT WAY by Anne  Louchard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Sure to leave children wanting an answer, though. (Board book. 2-5)"
Louchard sticks her neck way out in this slight but pleasant volume whose design seems grander than its concept. Read full book review >
BIG BEAR CAN'T FALL ASLEEP by Adeline  Ruel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Expressive, colorful illustrations do not elevate this disjointed story to the status of the perfect bedtime lovey. (Board book. 1-3)"
Big Bear just can't fall asleep. Read full book review >
CATS!  by John Hutton
by John Hutton, illustrated by Doug Cenko
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Despite the title, cats are not the main event in this book, but they help the lesson go down. (Board book. 2-4)"
Little readers learn about cats. Read full book review >
ANIMOSAICS by Surya Sajnani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"An adorable and engaging brain teaser. (Board book. 2-4)"
Animals hide in plain sight in this oversized look-and-find board book. Read full book review >
IT'S CHRISTMAS! by Tracey Corderoy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"An amusing story that captures the intensity of the Christmas season from a little one's perspective. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A young rhinoceros named Otto prepares for Christmas with his family, getting into mischief by trying to make everything extra "Christmassy." Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Katey Sagal
author of GRACE NOTES
April 10, 2017

In her memoir Grace Notes, actress and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wise-cracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children. Sparse and poetic, Grace Notes is an emotionally riveting tale of struggle and success, both professional and personal: Sagal’s path to sobriety; the stillbirth of her first daughter, Ruby; motherhood; the experience of having her third daughter at age 52 with the help of a surrogate; and her lifelong passion for music. “While this book is sure to please the author’s many fans, its thoughtful, no-regrets honesty will no doubt also appeal to readers of Hollywood memoirs seeking substance that goes beyond gossip and name-dropping,” our critic writes. “A candid, reflective memoir.” View video >