Children's Books

Two Children’s Books from Around the World about Love and Loss

Two Children's Books from Around the World about Love and Loss

Dadaji’s Paintbrush is a story set in India about a boy and his Grandfather. They share a love of painting and even gather other children in their village for painting parties and lessons. One day, Grandfather passes and his Grandson is too sad to paint again or even use his Grandfathers paintbrush that was passed onto him. Then a village girl asks for help and he grabs his Grandfathers paintbrush to teach her and reignites his painting passion again. He finally feels that his Grandfather is present and by his side. This is a sweet story about loss and love.

Dadaji’s Paintbrush is published by Levine Querido Publishing and written by Rashmi Sirdeshpande, a British Indian writer. You can find this book on Amazon.

Mr. Coats is a fun story about a man who is incurably cold all the time. As he begins to pile vibrant coat on top of coats, he gets too big to fit inside his own home. He resorts to just finding shelter within his many coat layers. One day he is loaded on a truck and taken somewhere of a surprise. It is in his new location he finds Mrs. Coats. She is just like him and they begin taking off their layers of coats so they can get closer to each other. Eventually, they find warmth in their love and companionship.

Mr. Coats is also published by Levine Querido Publishing and written by Sieb Posthuma, a Dutch Author. You can find this book on Amazon.

Children's Books

New Children’s Book from Patagonia about protecting sea life

New Children's Book from Patagonia about protecting sea life

New at Patagonia stores and online is a children’s book about protecting sea life and recycling. The book is called, Better Than New: A Recycle Tale / Mejor Que Nuevo: Un Cuento de Reciclaje (by Robert Broder). The story has English and Spanish translation on each page and some facts at the end.

Better Than New: A Recycle Tale / Mejor Que Nuevo: Un Cuento de Reciclaje

This is a fun story set in Chile where 2 kids go swimming and come across a sea lion in trouble. What they learn is that certain debris in the water that is harming sea life can actually be recycled and kept out of the waters.

Keep an eye out for Better Than New kids events taking place at select Patagonia stores nationwide. Learn more by visiting Patagonia online.

Children's Books

Killer Underwear Invasion! How to Spot Fakes News, Disinformation & Conspiracy Theories book

Killer Underwear Invasion! How to Spot Fakes News, Disinformation &Conspiracy Theories book

Media has brought much greatness to us as it evolves, yet it also bring misinformation at times. As parents, we are concerned about screen time and what they may see or who they may be talking to. How do we help guide our kids into social media with sensibility and the skill to know what is real or not?

Killer Underwear Invasion! How to Spot Fakes News, Disinformation & Conspiracy Theories from Chronicle Books is a hilarious book that we can use to help our kids navigate the media world. It is a serious topic told in a funny and relatable way so that they will get it!

This book teaches kids how to research and judge information in order to make their own decisions about what to believe. You can order your copy today on Amazon.

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Wilds of the United States: The Animals’ Survival Field Guide

Wilds of the United States: The Animals' Survival Field Guide

I wanted to share this book that belongs on every bookshelf, Wilds of the United States: The Animals’ Survival Field Guide! This is so brilliantly laid out and gives so many lessons on wildlife and how they live, roam and eat. You learn their survival skills – if I were a bison and suddenly found myself alone in the wilderness, I would want this survival guide! I would learn so much about myself and how to survive.

These images above are a sneak peek into the inside. The illustrations are colorful and it offers a great source for anyone passionate about the environment, animals, and traveling. Find the book on Amazon from Chronicle Books!