March 2021 - New Children's Book Releases

March 2021 - New Children's Book Releases

Below is a current look at the new release books we anticipate having in store this month. If you would like to preorder The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman, please have all orders in by the 15th of the month to ensure we receive a copy for you in time. 

This month is Women's History Month and we've put together some great titles that empower and celebrate women. If you'd like to hop on over to our books to see what's in stock and make a purchase, you can do that here

Bruno the Beekeeper: A Honey Primer

Written by Aneta Frantiska Holasová

Release date: March 2, 2021

Follow a beekeeping bear through the seasons—and learn about the life cycle and ecology of bees—in this folksy step-by-step guide to caring for hives and harvesting honey.

With glowing, honey-hued illustrations and friendly text, this homespun year-in-the-life of a busy beekeeper and his bees is a definitive picture book primer—whether for families contemplating a new hobby or for readers just curious to know how bees make honey.

All of the Factors of Why I Love Tractors

Written by Davina Bell. Illustrated by Jenny Lovlie.

Release date: March 2, 2021

When Frankie McGee visits the library, he has his sights set on borrowing a book about tractors—again! Why? He’ll tell you!

This laugh-out-loud picture book from award-winning author Davina Bell and illustrator Jenny Løvlie is a great choice for anyone who loves vehicles, transportation, things that go, and reading. A winning pick for those who can’t get enough of Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site and Little Blue Truck.

The Tree in Me

Written and illustrated by Corinna Luyken.

Release Date: March 16, 2021

A stunning and sensitive portrait of the strength within each of us and the nourishment we receive from the natural world, by the New York Times bestselling creator of the acclaimed My Heart and The Book of Mistakes

Through poetic text and exquisite illustrations of children reveling in nature, this picture book explores the various ways we as human beings are strong, creative, and connected to others. Each of us is like a tree, with roots and fruit, and an enduring link to everything else in nature. “The tree in me is strong. It bends in the wind, and has roots that go deep…to where other roots reach up toward their own trunk-branch-crown and sky.”

Our Skin: A First Conversation on Race

Written by Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, Isabel Roxas.

Release Date: March 16, 2021

Based on the research that race, gender, consent, and body positivity should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.

Developed by experts in the fields of early childhood and activism against injustice, this topic-driven board book offers clear, concrete language and beautiful imagery that young children can grasp and adults can leverage for further discussion. 

Who is Jane Goodall?: A Who Was? Board Book

Written by Lisbeth Kaiser. Illustrated by Stanley Chow.

Release Date: March 30, 2021 

The latest addition to the Who HQ program: board book biographies of relevant and important figures, created specifically for the preschool audience!

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Who Was? series expands into the board book space, bringing age-appropriate biographies of influential figures to readers ages 2-4.

The chronology and themes of Jane Goodall’s meaningful life are presented in a masterfully succinct text, with just a few sentences per page. The fresh, stylized illustrations are sure to captivate young readers and adults alike. With a read-aloud biographical summary in the back, this age-appropriate introduction honors and shares the life and work of one of the most influential scientists of our time.

Who was Jackie Robinson?: A Who Was? Board Book

Written by Lisbeth Kaiser. Illustrated by Stanley Chow.

Release Date: March 30, 2021

 

The latest addition to the Who HQ program: board book biographies of relevant and important figures, created specifically for the preschool audience!

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Who Was? series expands into the board book space, bringing age-appropriate biographies of influential figures to readers ages 2-4.

The chronology and themes of Jackie Robinson’s meaningful life are presented in a masterfully succinct text, with just a few sentences per page. The fresh, stylized illustrations are sure to captivate young readers and adults alike. With a read-aloud biographical summary in the back, this age-appropriate introduction honors and shares the life and work of one of the most influential professional baseball players of our time.

The Hill We Climb

Written by Amanda Gorman.

Release Date: March 30, 2021

Preorder now! Free domestic shipping included. 

On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Taking the stage after the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, Gorman captivated the nation and brought hope to viewers around the globe. Her poem “The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country” can now be cherished in this special gift edition. Including an enduring foreword by Oprah Winfrey, this keepsake celebrates the promise of America and affirms the power of poetry.