The Best New Children's Books of February 2018

Best New Children’s Books – February 2018

The Best New Children’s Books of February 2018

Whatever the season, moments of quiet closeness within the family should never be neglected. The best way to inspire this is by reading captivating books together. Here’s a roundup of best new children’s books released this February 2018.

The Best New Children’s Books

1. When God Made Light

by Matthew Paul Turner (Author), David Catrow (Illustrator)

Hardcover edition released February 13, 2018

Best New Children's Books February 2018- When God Made LightThis is a delightful picture book for children aged 3 to 7 years. It is about God’s light that literally and figuratively chases the darkness away. The book’s melodic writing and whimsical illustrations deliver a message that is both simple and profound. It inspires, uplifts, and encourages children to be who God made them to be.

This beautiful children’s book is currently #1 on Amazon’s list of Children’s Christian Family Fiction category.


2. Diary of Steve the Noob 33 (An Unofficial Minecraft Book) (Diary of Steve the Noob Collection)

by Steve the Noob (Author)

Kindle edition released February 8, 2018

Best New Children's Books February 2018 - Diary of Steve the Noob 33

This is not an official Minecraft book. It is written by a fan of and based on the popular sandbox video game Minecraft. It is not in any way endorsed, authorized, licensed, sponsored, or supported by Mojang AB, Microsoft Corp. or any other entity owning or controlling rights to the Minecraft name, trademarks or copyrights.

 



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3. Be Kind

by Pat Zietlow Miller (Author), Jen Hill (Illustrator)

Hardcover edition released February 6, 2018

Best New Children's Books February 2018 - Be Kind
This is an engaging and thoughtful book for children aged 3 to 6 years old. It shows readers what kindness is. The book’s simple but powerful text clearly demonstrates how a simple act of thoughtfulness can spread like ripples from a small pebble tossed in a pond. It is a handy and useful resource for discussions of what it means to be kind. It is a must-have book for children, parents, and educators.

Pat Zietlow Miller, the award-winning author of  Sophie’s Squash, wrote this thoughtful picture book about the power of kindness.  It is currently the #1 New Release in Amazon’s Children’s Emotions Books category.

Update March 3 2018 – This book is also the #1 New Release in Amazon’s Children’s Values Books Category


4. Eva and the Lost Pony: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #8)

by Rebecca Elliot (Author)

Paperback edition release February 27, 2018

Best New Children's Books February 2018 - Eva and the Lost PonyThis is a colorfully-illustrated book for children aged 5 to 7 years. It is the eighth in a bestselling series of easy-to-read, fast-paced books from Scholastic. This book tells the story of an owl named Eva. Eva and her classmates are getting ready to take their very important Owl Oath. The oath is basically a promise to protect other animals in the forest by being brave and wise and kind. Eva needs to prove that she is ready to take the Oath. A big storm hits the forest, and Eva tries to help a lost pony. But the storm brings so much wind and rain, that Eva gets caught in the storm, too! Will Eva be brave and wise and kind enough to save the pony, and herself? Will she prove herself worthy to take the Oath?



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5. The Dragon Librarian (Scrolls of Fire Book 1)

by Marc Secchia (Author)

Kindle Edition released February 10, 2018.

Best New Children's Books February 2018 - The Dragon Librarian

This is a Fantasy and Magic Children’s book. (See more on Amazon.)  This is the story of a blind and abused girl, who is rescued and brought to a Dragon island. Little did Dragonkind suspect that their fate rests on this girl possessing innate intelligence, excellent character, burgeoning magic.

 



6. I Survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16)

by Lauren Tarshish (Author)
Paperback edition release February 27, 2018

Best New Children's Books February 2018 - I Survived the Children's Blizzard 1888This fast-paced and fascinating disaster story is for children aged 8 to 12 years old.

This is a gripping story of a boy trapped in a prairie school while a monster blizzard rages outside. The book provides a wealth of information about the historical period. But the real power of the book comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero.

This book is currently #1 in Amazon’s Children’s Weather Books category. It is the latest in the popular “I Survived” series of books written by Lauren Tarshish



7. Ten Magic Butterflies

by Danica McKellar (Author)

Hardcover edition released February 13, 2018

Best New Children's Books February 2018 - Ten Magic ButterfliesThis is an absolutely adorable book for children aged 4 to 6 years old.

This is a story about ten flower friends who want to fly. They are able to get their wish with the help of their butterfly friends. This beautifully illustrated book celebrates the joy and magic of flowers. But more than just a storybook, it helps introduce kids to math. Parents and caregivers should read the section on “How to get the most out of Ten Magic Butterflies”.

This book is currently #1 in Amazon’s Children’s Counting Books category.


8. Baby Monkey, Private Eye

by Brian Selznick (Author, Illustrator), David Serlin (Author)

Hardcover edition release date February 27, 2018

Best New Children's Books - Baby Monkey, Private EyeThis is a delightful book for children aged 4 to 8 years old. Brian Selznick, the author of the award-winning New York Times bestseller The Invention of Hugo Cabret, wrote this story.

This book for early readers is about a baby monkey, who is a private eye (surprise!). with his magnifying glass, Baby Monkey looks for clues, writes notes, eats a snack, and solves the case. If he can only put on his pants.

At almost 200 pages, the book is quite thick for an early reader. But it is the more than 120 black and white illustrations with red accents that breathe life into Baby Monkey and the other characters.


9. The World is Awake: A celebration of everyday blessings

by Linsey Davis (Author), Joseph Bottum (Contributor)

Hardcover edition release date February 6, 2018

Best New Children's Books - The World is AwakeThis book is for children who are 4 to 8 years old. It is written around a single Bible verse – Psalm 118:4 : ‘This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.’ It follows a pair of siblings through their day. They go through a yard alive with butterflies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and bees. Next, the children go to a zoo with their parents, where they get to gaze at animals, both big and small. They also get to experience a bountiful dinner of fruits and vegetables, followed by a prayer, a book, and finally bed. The book encourages discussion with young ones about God and his creation.



10. My First Toddler Coloring Book: Fun with Numbers, Letters, Shapes, Colors, and Animals!

by Tanya Emelyanova (Illustrator)

Paperback edition release date February 6, 2018

Best New Children's Books February 2018 - Fun with Numbers, Letters, Shapes, Colors, and AnimalsThis is a jumbo toddler coloring book that introduces early counting and simple word skills. It also teaches shapes, letters, numbers, and animals — with more than 100 illustrations. This book is currently #1 on Amazon’s Early Childhood Education category.

 

 

 




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