Dewey Diva Spring 2012 Picks

Children's List

Small Bunny's Blue Blanket  by Tatyana Feeney

Small Bunny loves his blue blanket and takes it with him everywhere he goes. However, when his Mom washes the blanket it’s just not the same anymore.

Oxford University Press – 9780192757920 - $18.95 HC – May 2012 – Children's Picture Book

 

 

Bravo, Boris! The Animal Bop Won't Stop by Jan Ormerod, illustrated by Lindsey Gardiner

The rhythmic rhyming text encourages all sorts of actions and noises that are lots of fun to do – prowling and growling, wiggling and sashaying, trotting and strutting. Doing the Animal Bop, 9780192791405, PB

Oxford University Press – 9780192780140 -$19.95 HC – May 2012 – Children's Picture Book   

 

Chickens Can't See in the Dark by Kristyna Litten

In this funny and charming book, Pippa the Chicken discover the benefits of carrots for night vision.

Oxford University Press – 9780192756794 -$18.95 HC – July 2012 –Children's Picture Book  

 

 

The Really, Really, Really Big Dinosaur by Richard Byrne

A little dinosaur named Finlay is counting his jelly beans when a big dinosaur tries to take them away.  

Oxford University Press – 9780192757630 -$19.95 HC – April 2012 –Children's Picture Book   

 

 

Christopher's Caterpillars by Charlotte Middleton

Christopher and Posie are surprised when their pet caterpillars disappear, but then a friendly neighbour explains the miracle of metamorphosis to the two friends. Also by the same author: Christopher Nibble, 9780192728661, PB

Oxford University Press – 9780192732316 -$19.95 HC – March 2012 –Children's Picture Book

 

 

Tilly's Moonlight Fox by Julia Green

Near the old house that Tilly has moved into with her parents, she discovers a hidden gate that leads to a dishevelled garden and a mysterious girl.

Oxford University Press – 9780192757913 -$9.95 PB – July 2012 –Ages 9 & up

 

 

 

White Dolphin by Gill Lewis

Bullied at school for her dyslexia and troubled by her mother’s unexplained disappearance, Kara forms an unlikely friendship when she sets out to save a dolphin stranded on the beach. By the same author: Sky Hawk, 9780192756237

Oxford University Press – 9780192756220 -$13.95 PB – May 2012 –Ages 9 & up

 

 

 

15 Days Without a Head by Dave Cousins

Lawrence is fifteen and coping with a severely depressed and alcoholic mother. When his Mom disappears he tried to cover up the fact, while also looking after his little brother.

Oxford University Press – 9780192732569 -$11.95 PB – February 2012–Ages 12 & up

 

 

 

The Girl in the Mask by Marie-Louise Jensen

By day Sophia is trapped in the social whirl of balls and masquerades, and by night she secretly swaps her ball gowns for breeches and turns to high way robbery.

Oxford University Press – 9780192792792 -$11.95 PB – April 2012–Ages 12 & up

 

 

 

The Night Sky in My Head by Sarah Hammond

Fourteen-year-old Mikey has been in a terrible accident and has a big scar on his head, but he can’t remember what happened. Since the accident he has acquired the ability to travel backwards in time, but he’s reluctant to revisit that tragic day.

Oxford University Press – 9780192733191 -$10.95 PB – August 2012–Ages 12 & up