SO LIGHT, SO HEAVY by Susanne Strasser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Such a heavyweight for such a light little book—delightful. (Board book. 2-4)"
The teeter-totter won't tip no matter how many animals are on it. What will it take to make the teeter-totter tip? Read full book review >
KLONDIKE, DO NOT EAT THOSE CUPCAKES! by Amanda Driscoll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"A picture-book treat. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Can Klondike the seal resist eating his little sister's cupcakes before her birthday party? Read full book review >

BUMBLEBEE BOY LOVES... by David Soman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2017

"A sweet addition to this growing series about would-be superheroes. (Board book. 2-4)"
A list of all the people and activities Bumblebee Boy loves. Read full book review >
WHERE IS BABY'S HOME? by Karen Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 19, 2017

"Overall, the book's rhythmic prose, textured visuals, and diverse characters make it an excellent choice for emerging readers. (Board book. 1-4)"
At the end of the day, it's time for the world's babies to find their ways home. Read full book review >
EVERYBODY'S SOMEWHERE by Cornelia Maude Spelman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 17, 2017

"If the singsong text loses cadence on occasion, still it lulls, making this an altogether comforting package. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The anxiety that comes from being separated can be eased when youngsters can imagine themselves in the universe while picturing where others might be. Read full book review >

TOOT, TOOT, BOOM! LISTEN TO THE BAND by Surya Sajnani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"Hours of amusement for budding Beethovens. (Board book. 1-3)"
Brief but noisy fun in this "press and listen" introduction to musical instruments for tots. Read full book review >
GOLDILOCKS AND THE JUST RIGHT POTTY by Leigh Hodgkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"While most potty books strike readers as too old or too young, here's one that almost everyone can agree is (you guessed it) just right. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A classic fairy tale is cleverly reworked for those transitioning from diapers. Read full book review >
HOW DO YOU SAY I LOVE YOU? by Hannah Eliot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"A worthy if imperfect read for caregivers looking to introduce different cultures to their children. (Board book. 1-3)"
Little readers learn how to say "I love you" in different languages. Read full book review >
WHO LOVES ME? by David McPhail
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"A lovely and reassuring tale. (Board book. 2-5)"
A little raccoon is well-loved. Read full book review >
CLIVE IS A NURSE by Jessica Spanyol
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2017

"Clive is a star! (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
A stellar board book—one of four—about pretend play that subverts gender stereotypes. Read full book review >
EMERGENCY by Cocoretto
illustrated by Cocoretto
Released: Dec. 1, 2017

"For preschool motor-vehicle fanciers everywhere. (Board book. 1-5)"
Everything's under control in this primer on emergency vehicles. Read full book review >
MY LAZY CAT by Christine Roussey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 21, 2017

"A fine and restful 'nothing.' (Picture book. 2-7)"
Fat cat Boomer shows the way to a perfect day. 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 >