Dewey Diva Spring 2013 Picks

Children's Titles

I Am Not a Copycat!I Am Not a Copycat! by Ann Bonwill. Illustrated by Simon Rickerty.

Hugo the Hippo becomes annoyed when Bella the Bird copies everything he does, however, everything turns out okay when they triumph at synchronized swimming.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192745446 | $19.95 HC | 32 pp. | Feb 2013 | Picture Book | Ages 3 and up

 

 


Christopher's BicycleChristopher's Bicycle by Charlotte Middleton

Christopher’s parents fix up an old bike for him and he is inspired to come up with other ideas for reusing discarded objects.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192758354 | $19.95 HC | 32 pp. | March 2013 | Picture Book | Ages 3 and up

 

 


Hugh ShampooHugh Shampoo by Karen George

Hugo Shampoo hates washing his hair, but when his parents enter a hairdressing contest, everything changes for Hugo

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780199137374 | $19.95 HC | 32 pp. | May 2013 | Picture Book | Ages 3 and up

 

 


The Wheels on the BusThe Wheels on the Bus by Jan Ormerod. Illustrated by Lindsey Gardiner.

Hugo the Hippo becomes annoyed when Bella the Bird copies everything he does, however, everything turns out okay when they triumph at synchronized swimming.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192794222 | $19.95 HC | 32 pp. | May 2013 | Picture Book | Ages 2 and up

 

 


Little Owl's Orange ScarfLittle Owl's Orange Scarf by Tatyana Feeney

Little Owl’s Mom knits him a scarf that he hates – it’s too long, too itchy, and too orange- and he does everything that he can to lose it.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192794543 | $19.95 HC | 32 pp. | June 2013 | Picture Book | Ages 2 and up

 

 


Wilbur's Book of ColoursWilbur's Book of Colours by Valerie Thomas. Illustrated by Korky Paul.

Winnie-the-Witch has a very smart cat named Wilbur who teaches kids all about colours using bold, bright, and playful images.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192735065 | $8.95 HC | 7 pp. | July 2013 | Board Book | Ages 0 - 2

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Waiting for GonzoWaiting for Gonzo by Dave Cousins

Hugo the Hippo becomes annoyed when Bella the Bird copies everything he does, however, everything turns out okay when they triumph at synchronized swimming.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192745460 | $12.95 PB | 256 pp. | April 2013 | Ages 12 and up

 

 


Young Knights of the Round TableYoung Knights of the Round Table by Julia Golding

Rick and his friends fight for Avalon in this modern twist on the Arthurian legend.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192732224 | $12.95 PB | 368 pp. | May 2013 | Ages 9 and up

 

 


The Positively Last PerformanceThe Positively Last Performance by Geraldine McCaughrean

Grace moves to a new town and becomes involved in a campaign to save an old historic theatre, but she doesn’t realize that it’s haunted.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192733207 | $21.00 PB | 272 pp. | March 2013 | Ages 9 and up

 

 


Out of This WorldOut of This World by Ali Sparkes

Tyrone Lewis is messing around in the woods, trying to keep out of trouble, when he stumbles upon a mysterious object that gives him amazing powers.

Oxford University Press (UK) | 9780192794123 | $12.95 PB | 288 pp. | July 2013 | Ages 9 and up