MEMORIES OF SURVIVAL by Esther Nisenthal Krinitz and Bernice Steinhardt
The striking story of Krinitz's struggle to elude the Nazis as a teenager, illustrated by her hand-stitched panels (above).
MEET WILD BOARS by Meg Rosoff and Sophie Blackall
Bracingly ill-mannered, the boars who run amok in this clever picture book (left) make kid friends seem...tame.
INKSPELL by Cornelia Funke
For tweens, the fun follow-up to Funke's bestselling medieval fantasy Inkheart.
DOG TRAIN by Sandra Boynton
The creator of Philadelphia Chickens returns with this rockin' book and CD sung by Alison Krauss, Kate Winslet
ONCE UPON A TIME, THE END by Geoffrey Kloske and Barry Blitt
Silly, sound-bite versions of bedtime standbys.
THE GIFT OF NOTHING by Patrick McDonnell
For the kid who has everything, a sweet tale with a Zen message from the creator of the comic Muffs.