Stories That Astonish and Take Risks: Ten New Children’s Books Out in February

Whenever I get a chance to talk to young readers about books, I come away marveling: Kids are interested in so many things, and they’re interested in those things all at once! Do they want to read an illustrated book about bugs? Yes! Do they want to read a novel about monsters from Greek mythology? […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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