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jennifer garner

I just had to post these cute photos of Jennifer Garner and her daughters toting around copies of Nancy Drew and Bear in Sunshine. Looks like she's got some little readers on her hands. … [Read more...]

Lyle the Crocodile is Back

This May, children's author, Bernard Waber, will be bringing Lyle the Crocodile back to the bookshelves, almost fifty years after the popular character was created.  Lyle Walks the Dogs was a collaboration between Waber and his daughter, Paulis, who will be illustrating the new Lyle books due to her father's failing eyesight.  This article from … [Read more...]

New Louis Sachar Book

Popular children's author, Louis Sachar, is coming out with a new book in May!  The Cardturner, written for children ages twelve and up, has gotten a starred review from Publishers Weekly: I realize that reading about a bridge game isn't exactly thrilling,” 17-year-old narrator Alton tells readers early on. Luckily, this funny and thoughtful … [Read more...]

20% Off All Books and Toys in the Kids’ Room!

Come by and shop our SALE in the kids' room! Everything in there is 20% off. Special Orders are not included. You may ever want to buy 39 Clues Book 8: The Emperor's Code,  which is available for sale today. … [Read more...]

Rick Riordan’s 2010

With the February opening of Fox's The Lightning Thief film and the May 4th release of the first book in the highly anticipated Kane Chronicles, Rick Riordan is on the way to having one exciting year.  Check out this Publishers Weekly article on the children's author. … [Read more...]

Last Minute Easter Gifts


The Easter Bunny is arriving on Sunday...Are you ready? If the Easter basket for that special little person seems lacking, be sure to stop by the Lizard's Tale and stock up on the best treats of all-Books!  The always amazing Jan Brett has a new picture book, The Easter Egg that is sure to be a spring and Easter classic. If you've ever wondered  … [Read more...]

Rick Riordan’s New Series

Rick Riordan's new Egyptian mythology series isn't out yet, but if you need something to read in the meantime, check out Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide.  It is fully illustrated and even comes with trading cards on the inside front cover. And here's a sneak peak of book 1 in Rick Riordan's new series out on May 4, 2010: … [Read more...]

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary

Guess what's finally on sale today?! Read the book before the movie comes out in theaters this Friday, March 19. … [Read more...]

New Books Based on Classics

Due to the success of last fall's Return to the Hundred Acre Wood, Dutton Children's Books will be releasing some more new Classic Pooh books starting in April.  There will be a number of additional books based on the A.A. Milne stories, including "hardcover picture books, board books, paperback storybooks, sticker books and novelty books, will … [Read more...]

Interview with Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais, comedian and creator of the British "Office," has recently written two children's books!  Flanimals and More Flanimals began as stories that Gervais would tell to his young nephew for fun.   Gervais had wanted to write a book on the Flanimal creatures from the stories for years, and recently talked about the project … [Read more...]