Adventure & Mystery
Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Children Five to Nine
How does one little girl affect the world? This celebration of our human connection is decorated by pencil, water soluble crayon, and watercolor illustrations (4-8).
Will Nellie Sue beat †he Bicycle Rodeo King and win the blue ribbon? Watercolor illustrations (5-8).
Detailed colored pen and ink drawings tell the tale of a volcano that erupts after pigs plant a giant seed. A wordless story (5-7).
Young Claudette, her timid brother, and a ladylike friend hunt down a giant. A full-color graphic novel (7-10).
A numerical countdown of a class trip celebrates diversity of pumpkins and people. Brightly colored illustrations enliven the experience (5-9).
With the support of her best friend, Rapunzel, Emma finds her way as a princess who likes action. Gentle black-and-white illustrations (6-9).
What happens when a boy’s hungry pet fly must fend for himself while the family eats at a fancy restaurant? Droll cartoon illustrations (5-8).
Traction Man is back! This time he is joined by unexpected silk-scarf-clad heroines who share the adventure. Detailed, bold illustrations (4-7).