It’s practically inevitable that you’ll have at least one child on your holiday shopping list this year. Fortunately, we’ve not only got you covered, we’ve got the best gifts you can ever give to a child: books.
There’s no end to the amount of screen time most kids would like to get. The absolute best way to break them away is an awesome book, or a book making kit so they can share their own stories!
Fuel a child’s love for books, drawing and storytelling with IlluStory, a complete kit for writing, illustrating and publishing their very own hardcover book. Lulu Jr. book-making kits have been a top choice for creative children since 1993 and brings your child’s imagination to life through the fun and educational process of making their own book. This kit is an ideal gift for children and adults who want to explore their imagination and creativity through publishing their very own book!
Encourage a child’s love for drawing, storytelling and comics with the award winning My Comic Book, a complete kit for writing, illustrating and publishing their very own comic book. From super heroes to true stories, My Comic Book brings a child’s imagination to life as they follow their characters’ adventures on the pages. Comic book lovers of all ages can create a lasting keepsake through the fun and educational process of writing and illustrating your own comic book.
Cute characters introduce colors with a rhyming quote, encouraging toddlers to make associations to learn while still having fun interacting with the reader. This book is ideal for native speakers of English as well as for children growing in bilingual homes.
If you’ve never read Mauretania Comics before, start with this one! Graphic novel “Adventures From Mauretania” contains all the best Chris Reynolds stories from the famous Mauretania Comics series. Includes “Monitor’s Human Reward”, “The Small Mines” and “Whisper in the Shadows”. Previously voted one of the Best 100 Comics of the Year in the “Comics Journal”.
This is it! Part TWO of Lorenzo’s EPIC art book series! Packed with literally THOUSANDS of separate designs, sketches, concepts, illustrations and comics, this hulking volume will keep your eyeballs on the back foot!
A book for children or those young at heart about a bear and his search for where he belongs. Along the way he encounters a fox, a mole, a goat and a duck who keep him moving to finally discover where he is most at home.
What’s Making Walter C. Laugh? is a whimsical story. Each page will bring giggles to children and adults as they wonder What is Making Walter C. Laugh? Is it a goldfish dancing with a banana on the kitchen table? Is it a snowman eating pizza in the bathtub? Or is it … Have fun figuring it out!
Eight-year-old Jillian Miller has just moved with her family to a new house in a new town. Jillian doesn’t really like change that much, but she likes her new room, and she knows she’s going to have to make it work.
As she settles in and meets the new neighbors—including their dog—she hopes that one day she’ll have a dog of her own. Then, one morning on a local TV show, Jillian sees a dog available for adoption and just knows that this is the right dog for her. She and her family go to meet the dog and then adopt her, calling her Sashi—and that’s when their lives begin to change. The Millers have their work cut out for them in helping Sashi adjust to a new life, but they know it will be worth it. After all, Sashi is a very special dog!
Based on a true story, this book for young readers shows that things don’t always turn out as planned and that love knows no boundaries in either human or animal world.
Nona Zuppa is the oldest living pasta maker. She makes homemade pasta and sauce every day for lunch out of her famous food truck, The Pasta Parade, and she has to get up very early in order to make it on time.
But what happens one day when her alarm clock doesn’t ring and Nona Zuppa gets up late? Oh no, what will people do for lunch if she can’t make pasta and sauce? Nona rushes to her truck—only to find that the pasta has already been made! When the same thing happens again on the following day, she knows something strange is going on. Could there be mysterious pasta-making elves in Nona Zuppa’s truck?
In this children’s tale, a pasta maker who runs a food truck encounters a mystery when she arrives in the morning to find her pasta already made.
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