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WHAT’S IN THE BOX: MAY 2017 BABY

WHAT’S IN THE BOX: MAY 2017 BABY

This month’s box contains three fun new board books. Just Like Papa, Pirates in Pajamas and Under the Sea.

Under the Sea Kate Riggs is a Minnesota based writer of non-fiction books for children and young adults. Her board books are a wonderful way to introduce little ones to the creatures of our world. Perfect for this age group, Under the Sea visits the homes of fish, crabs, an octopus, sea turtle and a whale that practically jumps off the page. Tom Leonard is an illustrator from Philadelphia where he lives with his wife Rose and their cat Maroef.  

 Pirates in Pajamas Caroline Crowe was a newspaper journalist before turning to writing picture books. She is from Hampshire, England where she lives with her husband and 3 young songs. Tom Knight is a wonderful illustrator from Colchester, England. He has two sons. A perfect team to create a fun rhyming book about pirates! These pirates turn out to be pretty tame with their funny pajamas, teddy bears, pajama parties and pillow fights!  

 Just Like My Papa by Toni Buzzeo and illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka. Reminiscent of The Lion King, Kito the lion cub wants to be just like his father. Papa roars and the savanna falls silent. Kito growls and the hyena laughs. Papa swings his long tail and sweeps away the flies. Kito swings his little golden tail but the flies keep buzzing around him. But someday he will be King, just like his papa. Both Toni and Mike are busy in the children’s book world having each published over 20 books. Toni is a former librarian who divides her time between Sarasota, Florida and Buxton, Maine. Mike is from Minneapolis, Minnesota.