Miss Cindy used to own the Maple Street Children’s Book Shop; we consolidated the new books and the children’s books into one shop at 7529 Maple a couple of years ago. However, Miss Cindy is still here (in case you didn’t know), and she is excited about many books for the season of giving.

Pre-Schoolers

Under the Hood by Christopher Merlin ($14.99)

What ‘s wrong with Mr. Bear’s car?  Lift the flaps and find out.  Hardcover priced

The Artist Who Painted a Horse Blue by Eric Carle ($17.99)

An art book for preschoolers by the author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Four to Eight

The Princess and the Pig by Jonathan Emmett ($16.99)

There has been a fairy tale  mix-up in the royal nursery.  A pig for a princess oh my!

A House in the Woods by Inga Moore ($16.99)

A truly beautiful picture book about forest animal friends building a house for all to share.

The Man in the Moon by Louisiana author and illustrator William Joyce ($17.99)

Joyce’s illustrations are stunning and the story of how a little child became the man in the moon is epic.  Welcome back, William Joyce!

The Carpenter’s Gift: A Christmas Tale About the Rockefeller Center Tree by David Ruble ($17.99)

My new favorite Christmas story is both heartwarming and historic.

Eight to Eleven

Everything on It: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein ($19.99)

A new book of poems by the author of Where the Sidewalk Ends.

Nine and Up

The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan ($19.99)

This is the second in the Heroes of Olympus series.

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney ($13.95)

It’s here! It’s here!

Ten to Fourteen

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg ($24.99)

A compendium to the classic The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.

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