Books of the week!

NYT Bestselling Karma Wilson’s BEAR FINDS EGGS! On sale January 16th!

Such a delightful book!

 Little ones and parents alike will adore this seasonal continuation of Bear and friends on another sweet adventure to help Mama Meadowlark find her lost eggs. BEAR FINDS EGGS is on sale from Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers on January 16, 2024!

In this colorful and delightful new picture book, Bear and his friends hunt for Mama Meadowlark’s missing eggs! So, everyone pitches in to search high and low and paint the eggs bright colors, so they don’t get lost again. Even the youngest of readers can help Bear spot eggs in this perfect celebration of the Spring season! Who is ready for Spring? I know I am! This is a delightful story and I love the characters and the illustrations!

About the author: Karma Wilson is the bestselling author of several picture books, including the Bear Books series; Where Is Home, Little Pip?; and A Dog Named Doug. Karma lives in Montana.

About the illustrator: Jane Chapman is the illustrator of over one hundred books for children, including Dilly Duckling by Claire Freedman and I Love My Mama by Peter Kavanagh, as well as Karma Wilson’s Bear Books series and Mortimer’s Christmas Manger. She lives with her family in Dorset, England. Visit Jane at

I recommend the book for ages 4-8!

The Very Worst Ever chapter book series for young readers – on sale 1/9/24!

 The Very Worst Ever Series is an all-new Little Simon chapter-book series about a group of unlucky friends navigating the many challenges of their wacky school! Written by Andy Nonamus and illustrated by Amy Jinda, the first two books, First Day, Worst Day and Pop Goes the Carnival, go on sale January 9th, 2024!

In FIRST DAY, WORST DAY, a very unlucky kid navigates the many challenges of the first day of school. From missing the bus to getting lost looking for a class, he’s feeling doomed forever until some new friends help him make it through the worst first day ever! Download the manuscript here.

In POP GOES THE CARNIVAL, the same very unlucky kid must create a booth for his school carnival while avoiding disaster in the second book in The Very Worst Ever chapter book series!

You don’t want to miss the start to this hilarious chapter book series! Perfect for readers who have graduated from Ready-to-Reads but are not quite ready for lengthy chapter books, these books are tailor-made for ages 5 to 9’s reading comprehension. Heavily illustrated with large type, Little Simon’s chapter books let young readers feel like they are reading a “grown-up” format with subject, text, and illustrations geared specifically for their own age groups!


Little Simon | On sale, January 9, 2024| Ages 5 to 9, Grades K to 4
HC: 9781665942218 $17.99 | TR: 9781665942201 $6.99.


Little Simon | On sale, January 9, 2024| Ages 5 to 9, Grades K to 4
HC: 9781665942249 $17.99 | TR: 9781665942232 $6.99.


Andy Nonamushas been writing for as long as he can remember. He lives in New York.


Amy Jindra is a Cleveland, Ohio, native with a passion for illustration. Ever since she can remember, she has been drawing everything and anything. She enjoys developing characters and scenes that tell a story, create a connection, and warm the heart. Amy is fueled and inspired by the arts, family and friends, and good sushi.

Both of these books are fun to read!

Self Disclosure: I received free copies of the above books to feature. Cover images were also provided.

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