Bring the Kids to the Library to Beat the Heat!
|Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin|
Forget Puff. There are some new dragons in town, and they eat tacos, lots of tacos. Rubin and illustrator Daniel Salmieri deliver zesty laughs -- but watch out.
When these creatures eat salsa, things get muy caliente.
|The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce|
The story that inspired the Academy Award-winning short film is finally a book. A treatise on stories, loss and love, it transports Morris Lessmore to a library where winged books take flight. For all those gentle souls not ready to let go of the printed word, take comfort in this timeless read.
|Chloe, Instead by Micah Player|
When Molly's little sister, Chloe, doesn't turn out to be just like Molly, she declares her a nuisance. But over time, Molly learns to accept her pesky sidekick and have some fun with her sib.
|On My Way to the Bath by Sarah Maizes|
For every frazzled mom who's patiently waited to bathe her rug rat and for every kid who's ever tried to dodge the tub,
Sarah Maizes created an imaginative adventure that ends with another escapade bubbling up.
|Seriously, Just Go to Sleep by Adam Mansbach|
The G-rated version of the phenom reads as gently as a soft lullaby. If your kids still won't go to sleep, try Samuel L. Jackson's strike-down-upon-thee-with-great-vengeance-and-furious-anger Pulp Fiction speech. And voila, they're out.
|Night Knight by Owen Davey|
A bedtime adventure for your little knight of the round table. After defeating Rex, the three-headed dragon, he'll be ready for some shut-eye.
|Sweet Dreams by Rose A. Lewis|
A little girl's imagination unlocks nocturnal critters who become her dreamtime companions; the poetic text gives your little one a good night's kiss.