*August Staff Picks*

By Caroline O'Connor | July 27 2020 | AdultsAllChildren'sGeneralGiftPop Culture

So many amazing books to choose from this month – our list is long!!! Check them out HERE!

The Kosmic Kitchen Cookbook
Everyday Herbalism and Recipes for Radical Wellness
978-1-61180-714-1
With over 75 nourishing recipes and herbal remedies, this cookbook and seasonal guide to wellness brings the ancient wisdom of the elements to the 21st century.
$29.95 US
Aug 04, 2020
7-1/2 x 9
Paperback
288 Pages
Roost Books
Age

The Well Plated Cookbook
Fast, Healthy Recipes You'll Want to Eat
978-0-525-54116-5
Comfort classics with a lighter spin, from the creator of the healthy-eating blog Well Plated by Erin.
$30.00 US
Aug 25, 2020
8 x 10
Hardcover
320 Pages
Avery
Age

The Vegucated Family Table
Irresistible Vegan Recipes and Proven Tips for Feeding Plant-Powered Babies, Toddlers, and Kids
978-1-9848-5717-0
Raise happy and healthy plant-powered children with more than 125 kid-friendly vegan recipes from the creator of the award-winning documentary, Vegucated.
$24.99 US
Aug 25, 2020
7-7/16 x 9-1/8
Paperback
240 Pages
Ten Speed Press
Age

Baby Feminists: 25 Postcards for Change
978-0-593-20221-0
Twenty-five postcards featuring your favorite feminists as babies--perfect for helping get out the vote in the 2020 election!
$9.99 US
Aug 04, 2020
4-1/4 x 6
Cards
27 Pages
Viking Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

Post-Punk Postcards
50 Designs Inspired by Influential Albums, from New Order's Movement to The Smiths' The Queen Is Dead
978-1-9848-2610-7
Amp up your music collection with this set of fifty uniquely illustrated postcards celebrating the most iconic records of the post-punk music genre, including albums from The Cure, New Order, Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode, and The Smiths.
$18.99 US
Aug 04, 2020
4-3/4 x 5-1/2
Cards
50 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

How to Spot a Witch
978-0-593-09711-3
Reimagine Dahl's beloved classic in this gorgeous, hand-lettered gift book perfect for The Witches fans of all ages! Featuring the best and brightest lines from Roald Dahl's magical story, this book displays the iconic quotes in creepy, whimsical, and artful calligraphy.
$9.99 US
Aug 25, 2020
6-1/2 x 6-1/2
Hardcover
32 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7

Shredders
Girls Who Skate
978-1-9848-5738-5
A stunningly photographed tribute to female skaters of all ages and backgrounds, from novice to pro--plus an illustrated history of the skateboard, skating tips and tricks, and more.
$24.99 US
Aug 11, 2020
8 x 9
Hardcover
208 Pages
Ten Speed Press
Age

Wonderful You
978-1-9848-3738-7
From award-winning author Lisa Graff comes a sweet and poignant picture book that celebrates the arrival of new babies!
$17.99 US
Aug 18, 2020
8 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Philomel Books
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

#baby
978-1-9848-9375-8
Babies LOVE looking at photos of other babies. And here's a hip and funny photographic board book perfect for the Instagram-era baby and parent!
$6.99 US
Aug 18, 2020
7 x 7
Board Book
24 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool

The Book Lover's Treasury of Quotations
An Inspired Collection on Reading, Writing and Literature
978-1-57826-863-4
The Book Lovers Quotation Book is a collection of fun, inspirational, meaningful quotes perfect for every book lover.
$9.50 US
Sep 01, 2020
4-3/4 x 7-1/8
Paperback
96 Pages
Hatherleigh Press
Age

It's You I Like
A Mister Rogers Poetry Book
978-1-68369-201-0
The iconic song "It's You I Like" from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is transformed into a board book for a new generation of kids, with illustrations by the bestselling illustrator of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.
$9.99 US
Aug 04, 2020
7 x 7
Board Book
24 Pages
Quirk Books
Age 2-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

Write-On Wipe-Off My First 123 Hidden Pictures
978-1-64472-182-7
This colorful, sturdy board book features wipe-clean pages and a marker so preschoolers can practice writing their numbers 0 through 10 and solve age-appropriate Hidden Pictures puzzles, mazes, and other fun activities over and over again.
$9.99 US
Aug 04, 2020
8-1/2 x 11
Board Book
24 Pages
Highlights Learning
Age 3-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

The Ocean Calls
A Haenyeo Mermaid Story
978-1-9848-1486-9
A breathtaking picture book featuring a Korean girl and her haenyeo (free diving) grandmother about intergenerational bonds, finding courage in the face of fear, and connecting with our natural world.
$17.99 US
Aug 04, 2020
10 x 10
Hardcover
48 Pages
Kokila
Age 5-8 years
Grades K-3

Silli's Sheep
978-1-9848-4852-9
For fans of Sophie's Squash and other super-silly picture books, here is the endearing story of a man named Silli who tries to tame the wind in ridiculous ways.
$17.99 US
Aug 04, 2020
8 x 11
Hardcover
32 Pages
Schwartz & Wade
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

The Blue House
978-1-9848-9336-9
In the tradition of Virginia Lee Burton's The Little House comes a heartfelt story about a father and son learning to accept the new while honoring and celebrating the old.
$17.99 US
Aug 11, 2020
9 x 9
Hardcover
40 Pages
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

Maud and Grand-Maud
978-0-399-55458-2
This sweet story captures the singular experience of a visit with Grandma, especially when you share a name - a perfect gift for Mother's Day!
$17.99 US
Aug 18, 2020
8-1/2 x 11
Hardcover
40 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

Say Goodbye to Plastic
A Survival Guide for Plastic-Free Living
978-1-57826-860-3
A simple and powerful book educating people about the epidemic of plastic use and solutions for a plastic-free future.
$15.00 US
Oct 13, 2020
4-3/4 x 7-1/8
Hardcover
192 Pages
Hatherleigh Press
Age

Beware the Witches!
A Sticker and Activity Book
978-1-101-99600-3
Roald Dahl's beloved novel hits the big screen in a major motion picture adaptation from Alfonso Cuaron and Guillermo del Toro in October 2020! Join the fun in this sometimes frightening, but always fun activity book.
$7.99 US
Aug 25, 2020
8-1/2 x 10-7/8
Paperback
32 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7

DK Eyewitness Alaska
978-0-241-41152-0
Your journey starts here. Featuring DK’s much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-color photography, this 100% updated guide to Alaska brings you the best of this scenic state in a brand-new, lightweight format.What’s inside? - full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout- easy-to-follow walks, drives, and itineraries- our pick of Alaska’s must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems- insider tips and information: when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay- an area-by-area guide covering each corner of Alaska, from Anchorage to the Arctic- expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safeNow in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Alaska travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveler, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go. Travelling around the USA? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA.  DK Eyewitness is the bronze award-winning travel guidebook series as voted by the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2019.
$24.99 US
Aug 18, 2020
4-15/16 x 8-9/16
Paperback
272 Pages
DK Eyewitness Travel
Age

CBD & Chill
75 Self-Care Recipes for Everyday Wellness
978-1-63217-319-5
More than 75 food and body recipes will help you incorporate CBD into your daily life for overall wellness and targeted issues, brought to you by the founders of Dazey CBD.
$22.95 US
Aug 25, 2020
6-3/4 x 8
Hardcover
192 Pages
Sasquatch Books
Age

Baby Astrology: Dear Little Libra
978-1-9848-9543-1
Discover the qualities that make every Libra baby special! This perfect book for your little star is part of a gorgeous and 100% giftable 12-book astrology board book series that shares gentle thoughts about the characteristics of a child born under each star sign.
$7.99 US
Aug 25, 2020
6 x 6
Board Book
26 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool