• A to Z Mysteries Colossal Fossil Super Edition #10 released February 27.
  • Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet A Prickly Problem is out April 10.
  • Emily WindsnapEmily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island is out March 20.
  • Eric Carle I Love Dad with the Very Hungry Caterpillar just released February 27.
  • Fancy Nancy Fancy Nancy: Bubbles, Bubbles, and More Bubbles! is out March 6.
  • Fly GuyFly Guy and the Alienzz is out April 24.
  • Geronimo StiltonThe Hunt for the Colosseum Ghost Special Edition is out March 27.
  • GoosebumpsSlappyWorld #4 Please Do Not Feed the Weirdo was released February 27 and Monsters at Midnight is out April 10.
  • Hank the Cowdog The Case of Monster Fire is out March 6.
  • Judy MoodyJudy Moody and Friends: Not-So-Lucky Lefty releases March 13.
  • Ladybug GirlLadybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs is out March 20.
  • Llama LlamaLlama Llama and the Lucky Pajamas is out March 6 along with Llama Llama Loses a Tooth.
  • LEGO NinjagoBrother/Sister Squad (Brick Adventures) is out April 24.
  • Maisy Maisy’s Bus and Maisy’s Sailboat release April 25.
  • Max and RubyMax’s Half Birthday is out March 6.
  • Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew – Springtime Crime (Nancy Drew Clue Book #9) is out March 20.
  • Owl DiariesEva and the Lost Pony released February 27.
  • Pete the Cat Pete the Cat: The Petes Go Marching is out March 6.
  • PokemonPokemon Seek and Find – Johto and Hoenn is out March 13. Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, 6 is out March 6.
  • Puppy Place Edward (The Puppy Place #49) is out April 24.
  • Spirit AnimalsThe Dragon’s Eye (Fall of the Beasts Book 8) releases April 24.
  • Stick Dog Stick Dog Crashes a Party releases March 6.
  • Stick Cat – Cats in the City is out April 25.
  • Thea StiltonThea Stilton and the Niagara Splash (Thea Stilton #27) is out April 24.
  • TreehouseThe 91-Storey Treehouse is out April 15.
  • Warriors – River of Fire (A Vision of Shadows Series #5) releases April 10.
  • Whatever AfterTwo Peas in a Pod (Whatever After #11) is out April 24.
  • Who Was…? Who Is the Dalai Lama? and Who Is Aretha Franklin? are out April 3.
  • Who Would Win?Battle Royale just released February 27.
  • WarriorsA Vision of Shadows #5: River of Fire is out April 10.

Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet
Calpurnia Tate is an 11 year old girl who wants to help the wildlife in her own backyard. This series adds a fourth book on April 10. A Prickly Problem is the tale of her dog, Ajax, and his encounter with a porcupine. Other books in this series include Who Gives a Hoot?, Counting Sheep, and the first in the series, Skunked! If you like the Little House on the Prairie series, you are going to love these books. How many can you find on the shelves in your library?


  • Do you have a story to tell? The Willy Wonka Writing Challenge is back! Take the Roald Dahl’s Imaginormous Challenge for a chance to become one of five Golden Ticket winners. You must be between the age of 5 – 12. Deadline for your story of 100 words or less is May 1, 2018. Let’s get writing!
  • It is FINALLY here! The fifth and final book in the Penderwicks series, The Penderwicks at Last, will be released on May 15. See how Lydia, the youngest Penderwick, spends her summer for one last time at Arundal with her sisters.
  • The Goosebumps 2 movie is now scheduled to release on October 12, just in time for Halloween.
  • Pinkalicious & Peterrific made their debut on the PBS Kids channel February 19. Eighty episodes are planned for this series. For a schedule of what’s in store, check out the PBS Kids website.

Season Two of A Series of Unfortunate Events is back on Netflix March 30. This season will follow the Baudelaire orphans through book nine, The Carnivorous Carnival. Watch the promo for Season Two here. Season Three will air in 2019 and wrap up the series with the remaining four books.

Also on Netflix, the Llama, Llama series debuted on January 26. Season One has 15 episodes. Check out the trailer and a listing of each episode here.

One of my favorite amusement parks, Kennywood, in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, announced it is adding Thomas Town, featuring Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. This new attraction will house four rides; Cranky’s Drop Tower, Harold’s Helicopter Tour, Flynn’s Fire Training, and Diesel Drivers, along with a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine. Park officials expect the new addition to be ready in June.

Kennywood added its first train ride in 1945, the same year Thomas the Tank Engine was written. If you are a fan of Thomas, Cranky, Harold, Flynn and Diesel, make plans to check this out.

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