Fall Head Over Heels...for These Lovely Stories!

Junie B. My Valentime

By Barbara Park; illustrated by Denise Brunkus

My Valentime . . . and I MEAN it! Laugh yourself silly with the world's FUNNIEST Valentimes! Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime has sold almost 2 million copies and ...

Recommended for AGE 3-7 years


Release Date Dec. 24, 2013

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How Do Lions Say I Love You?

By Diane Muldrow; Illustrated by David Walker

Lions say "I love you" with a purr and a cuddle.
Wolves say "I love you" with a howl and a huddle.
Bears like to say it with a kiss ...

Recommended for AGE 2-5 years


Release Date Dec. 24, 2013

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The Runaway Hug

By Nick Bland; illustrated by Freya Blackwood

"Mommy," said Lucy. "Can I have a hug before I go to bed?" 
When Mommy jokes that she only has one hug left, Lucy decides she must keep Mommy's ...

Recommended for AGE 3-7 years


Release Date Dec. 24, 2013

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Tweet Hearts

By Susan Reagan

Tweet Hearts features two little lovebirds and ten little hearts. Preschoolers and their parents will love counting all the hearts from ten to one while reading along with the rhyming ...

Recommended for AGE 0-3 years


Release Date Dec. 26, 2012

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10 Valentine Friends

By Janet Schulman; illustrated by Linda Davick

It's Valentine's Day and the 10 little neighbors in this book are busy making Valentines for their closest friends.

A dinosaur card, thinks little Pete,
My pal Max ...

Recommended for AGE 0-3 years


Release Date Dec. 26, 2012

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Who Needs Love?

By Elise Primavera; illustrated by Laura Park

Scarlett Starlett and Simon Greensnout were best friends; they were also alligators who lived in a town menaced by a rotten-to-the-core witch. She hated anything sweet and nice and had ...

Recommended for AGE 5-8 years


Release Date Dec. 26, 2012

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I Haiku You

By Betsy E. Snyder

This giftable little picture book of haiku by award winner Betsy Snyder is something adults will love to give one another as much as they'll enjoy sharing it with ...

Recommended for AGE 4-8 years


Release Date Dec. 26, 2012

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Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug

By Tad Hills; illustrated by Tad Hills

Duck & Goose are back in this sturdy board book, perfect for preschoolers! And this time, New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out ...

Recommended for AGE 2-5 years


Release Date Dec. 26, 2012

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Bunny Kisses (Pat the Bunny)

By Golden Books

SMOOCH! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, little ones will love to press the sound button to give Bunny and his friends lots of sweet kisses! Filled with classic ...

Recommended for AGE 3-7 years


Release Date Dec. 26, 2007

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Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love

By Pat Mora

Beloved children's book author and speaker Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart’s ...

Recommended for AGE 12 and up


Release Date Jan. 10, 2012

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Thomas' Valentine Party (Thomas & Friends)

By Rev. W. Awdry; illustrated by Jim Durk

Thomas knows about friendship, and he knows how to spread Valentine's Day joy in this activity book that features full-color pages and over 50 stickers. Little boys ages 3-7 ...

Recommended for AGE 3-7 years


Release Date Dec. 27, 2011

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Little Wings #1: Willa Bean's Cloud Dreams

By Cecilia Galante; illustrated by Kristi Valiant

Cecilia Galante, the author of The Patron Saint of Butterflies, makes her Stepping Stones debut with a sweet series about a lovable curly-haired cupid.

Most cupids have soft straight hair ...

Recommended for AGE 6-9 years


Release Date Dec. 27, 2011

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Little Wings #2: Be Brave, Willa Bean!

By Cecilia Galante; illustrated by Kristi Valiant

Cecilia Galante, the author of The Patron Saint of Butterflies, makes her Stepping Stones debut with a sweet series about a lovable curly-haired cupid.

Willa Bean is all wiggly with ...

Recommended for AGE 6-9 years


Release Date Dec. 27, 2011

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Graffiti Moon

By Cath Crowley

Senior year is over, and Lucy has the perfect way to celebrate: tonight, she's going to find Shadow, the mysterious graffiti artist whose work appears all over the city ...

Recommended for AGE 14 and up


Release Date Feb. 14, 2012

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Other Words for Love

By Lorraine Zago Rosenthal

When an unexpected inheritance enables Ari to transfer to an elite Manhattan prep school, she makes a wealthy new friend, Leigh. Leigh introduces Ari to the glamorous side of New ...

Recommended for AGE 14 and up


Release Date Jan. 10, 2012

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Heart to Heart

By Lurlene McDaniel

From Lurlene McDaniel, the bestselling author of young adult inspirational fiction, comes Heart to Heart. This emotionally charged novel explores loss, love, renewal, and the ways in which these complex ...

Recommended for AGE 12 and up


Release Date March 13, 2012

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