Kane Miller Books has two nominees in the Picture Book category and our first ever in the Poetry category!
Thank you, reviewer Robin Smith, for another hurrah for Atinuke's new title in The No. 1 Car Spotter series, The No. 1 Car Spotter and the Firebird, in the latest (November/December) issue of The Horn Book Magazine.
"Readers will cheer No. 1’s successes and eagerly await more from this ingenious young hero."
What's more, Editor Roger Sutton mentions both books in the series in his introductory essay!
The Jean Little Library plans to order The Mythical 9th Division series.
"... younger readers will enjoy the superhero/supervillain flavor, funny black and white comics and illustrations, and the very readable length" - Jean Little Library
A Voice for Kanzas,
is featured this month by the
Girl Scouts of America
on the studio.
A wonderful forum and opportunity! Congratulations to Debra for an outstanding job!
Holly Newton in Meridian Magazine included this Kane Miller activity book in a list of "outstanding" books!
"I Love Words, by Francoize Boucher, is an activity book that encourages, in a very fun layout, writing, drawing and enjoying the creative process. There are poems to write, words to make up and define, secret codes to break and riddles to create and much, much more. So what are you waiting for? Get writing!"
The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books' 2012 Guide Book to Gift Books praising
The No. 1 Car Spotter.
“Automotive hijinks and boyish mischief are spotlighted in this effervescent chapter book that centers on life in a small African village and its “No. 1 car spotter,” Oluwalase Babatunde Benson.”
The Horn Book Guide (2008) gave
There’s No Such Thing As Ghosts
a starred review!
"Equipped with his trusty butterfly net, a boy goes ghost-hunting at the haunted house in his new neighborhood. Though he doesn't see a single ghost, young viewers will spot a whole bevy of them--short and squat, with big smiles and rosy cheeks--blithely going about their business. Yellow highlights keep the black-and-white illustrations, often in black silhouettes, warm and sunny."
(And they continue to recommend it every October!)
And School Library Journal pointed out how this fun and friendly ghost story "will find a welcome place in collections, not only for Halloween, but also year-round."
Booklist Online reviewer Julie Cummins enthuses about Dan, the Taxi Man!
We think this is one irresistible read-aloud and a fun way to explore different musical instruments and their distinctive sounds. Let's make some music!
Peek Inside Coral Reef has been voted as one of the TOP FINALISTS of the Museums & More Specialty Product of the Year Awards - The Giftys!
Peek Inside Coral Reef (Toys and Games category) will be featured along with the rest of the top category finalists in the winter issue of Museums & More.
We think this fold-out book revealing a 3-dimensional scene of a coral reef with lots of undersea life to discover is a real winner. The accompanying booklet is loaded with interesting facts to encourage further exploration!
On October 20, 1967 two fellows filmed a large creature walking on two legs which they claimed to be a Bigfoot. Fact or hoax, we're delighted to have our own large creatures walking on two legs as heroes of our newest adventure series! Joining the ranks of such celebrated literary threesomes as The Three Musketeers, The Three Bears and The Three Little Pigs, are
Albrecht, Saar and Timonen,
the intrepid and resourceful yetis
who make up The Mythical 9th Division of LEGENDS.
We can all rest easy knowing that the stalwart yetis and their fellow mythical creatures (like Bigfoot, mermen, gnomes and yowies) are keeping us safe from villains and evil-doers!
We're Kane Miller Books!