Five questions for David Wiesner
Mr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner, Clarion, 3–7 years.
Dinosaur Kisses by David Ezra Stein, illus. by the author, Candlewick, 2–5 years.
Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great by Bob Shea, Disney-Hyperion, 2–5 years.
The Long, Long Line by Tomoko Ohmura, illus. by the author, Owlkids, 2–5 years.
Xander’s Panda Party by Linda Sue Park, illus. by Matt Phelan, Clarion, 3–7 years.
Essential back-to-school stories
My Happy Life by Rose Lagercrantz, illus. by Eva Eriksson, Gecko, 6–8 years.
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes, illus. by the author, Greenwillow, 6–8 years.
Kelsey Green, Reading Queen [Franklin School Friends] by Claudia Mills, illus. by Rob Shepperson, 6–8 years.
The Waffler by Gail Donovan, Dial, 7–10 years.
Apps for young scientists
Bats! Furry Fliers of the Night by Mary Kay Carson, Bookerella and Story Worldwide, 6–10 years.
Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence, American Museum of Natural History, 8–12 years.
Skull in the Rock: How a Scientist, a Boy, and Google Earth Opened a New Window on Human Origins by Dr. Lee R. Berger and Marc Aronson, National Geographic, 8–12 years.
Pyramids 3D: Wonders of the Old Kingdom by Dr. Zahi Hawass, Touch Press LLC, 11–13 years.
45 Pounds (More or Less) by K. A. Barson, Viking, 14–16 years.
Imperfect Spiral by Debbie Levy, Walker, 14–16 years.
This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales, Farrar, 15–18 years.
OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu, Simon Pulse, 15–18 years.
These titles were featured in the September 2013 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.