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New Books: Judy Moody, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Ruby Redfort

With Kaila being out of school for the summer, we will continue to keep her reading and reading with her. She is a great reader and knows she has become good at read by reading books of all types. She is a fan of chapter books and likes to challenge herself with bigger books. It important to keep reading with your little ones so that they will be even more ready for their next year of school.

Here are a few new children and older children book titles from Random House. Check out their website, your local library, and bookstore for some new titles to hone and sharpen their reading skills.

Childrens, kids, tweens books for summer reading

 Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer (Book #10)

Written by Megan McDonald
Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

Megan McDonald’s story as featured in Judy’s uber-cool movie  is back in a must have edition illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. RARE!

Roar! It’s not bad enough that Mom and Dad are heading to California, leaving Judy and Stink with Aunt Awful (er, Opal), but now two of Judy’s friends are going Splitsville, too. Just when it looks like her summer is going to be BOR-ing- eureka!  Judy comes up with the most thrill-a-delic plan ever. Get ready for a race involving tightrope walking, Scream Monster riding, and way more! Add in a treasure hunt for Judy’s teacher, a midnight stakeout, a runaway ice cream truck, and a dash of Bigfoot, and what have you got? The Judy Moodiest summer ever!

 

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again.

Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Illustrated by Joe Berger

Buckle your seatbelt for the first-ever follow up to Ian Fleming’s only children’s story.

When the Tooting family finds an old engine and fits it to their camper van, they have no idea what kind of adventure lies ahead. The engine used to belong to an extraordinary car . . . and it wants its bodywork back! But as the Tootings hurtle across the world rebuilding the original Chitty, a sinister baddie is on their trail one who will stop at nothing to get the magnificent car for himself.

Fueled by wry humor , this much-anticipated sequel to the children’s classic by Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond featuring a contemporary family and a camper van with a mind of its own is driven by best-selling, award-winning author Frank Cottrell Boyce and revved up by Joe Bergers black-and-white illustrations.

 

 

Ruby Redfort Look Into My Eyes

Written by Lauren Child
Illustrated by Lauren Child

Hey, buster! Crack open this new series starring Ruby Redfort Clarice Bean’s favorite all-action heroine and you will literally be on the edge of your wits.

Everyone knows that Clarice Bean is exceptionordinarily keen on the Ruby Redfort books. Now in her own starring role, Ruby, a genius code-cracker and daring detective, along with her sidekick butler, Hitch, work for a secret crime-busting organization called Spectrum. Ruby gets into lots of scrapes with evil villains, but she’s always ice-cool in a crisis. Just take a classic screwball comedy, add heaps of breathtaking action, and multiply it by Lauren Child’s writing genius, and what have you got? Only the most exciting new middle-grade series since, like, ever.

 

Giveaway!

We have a whole set of these three books to give away. One winner will receive: Judy Moody, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Ruby Redfort

Main Entry: To enter, tell us what is on your kiddos summer reading list?

 

Giveaway ends 7-1-2012

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  128. Deborah M on June 17, 2012 at 2:14 am

    Her summer reading list is huge! *proud of our avid lil’ reader* First up is Sideways Stories from Wayside School (one of my personal favorites as a kid, too.)