Kaleidoscope Book

From imaginative author and illustrator Brian Selznick, the storyteller behind The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Wonderstruck and other beloved books, comes an exquisite, fragmented rumination on grief, Kaleidoscope. A deeply moving literary escapade, Selznick’s latest is greater than the sum of the wondrous vignettes that traverse its pages. Its profound narrative and the emotional pools beneath are accessible to readers from age 10 to adulthood.

Story Box: Create Your Own Fairytale

This eight-foot-long fairytale puzzle lets a group of players craft their own story from 20 inter-changable pieces, printed on both sides. Imagined by author Anne Laval and released by the Laurence King publishing house, each Story Box includes colorful fairytale characters, scenes and scenarios. The collaborative game taps into imagination and emphasizes the importance of storytelling.

Stay With Me: A Novel

Set in the 1980s in Ilesa, Nigeria, Ayobami Adebayo’s debut novel, Stay With Me, occurs in the midst of the country’s political tumult, but explores societal pressures, tradition, gender, family, sacrifice, and redemption. It traces the story of a marriage through the wife and the husband’s points of view. Adebayo’s prose captivates and her characters are fully realized, making for an affecting tale.