Mushroom Rain

Laura K Zimmermann’s magical children’s book Mushroom Rain glows with dazzling fungi illustrations by Jamie Green. The fascinating, informative work includes insight on the mysterious power of mushrooms, from helping to create rain to smelling like bubblegum. With lyrical descriptions as well as additional facts and activities in the back matter, the book is an enchanting and educational tour of ecology.

Star Child: Special Edition by Claire A Nivola

Featured in writer-director Mike Mills’ endearing cinematic masterpiece C’mon C’mon, the out-of-print children’s book Star Child returns to shelves thanks to independent media organization A24 (who also distributed the film). Written and illustrated by Claire A Nivola, the moving, masterful tale about a star who moves to Earth to experience life as a boy comes with imaginative full-color artwork. This foil-stamped, die-cut slipcase edition can …

Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation

Gregory Maguire’s Making Mischief is an ode to and exploration of Maurice Sendak, the esteemed children’s book author and illustrator. Uncovering Sendak’s aesthetic influences, motifs and the nuance with which he afforded adolescent imagination, Maguire (who wrote The Wicked Witch of the West as well as other children’s stories) comprehensively examines Sendak’s impactful work and how it created mythical worlds that adroitly weave the fun and …