Welcome to Children’s Book World!

Children’s Book World is an independent, full-service children’s bookstore featuring a comprehensive inventory, knowledgeable staff, and exciting events. Children’s Book World opened its doors for the first time in July, 1989—and now, over twenty-five years later, we’re going strong!

Becky's BraidsSunday, April 22, 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Spotlight: Local Authors!
Susan Weiss and Deborah Gross-Zuchman

Becky’s hair is the messiest! This new illustrated children’s book, Becky’s Braids, will make you smile. After grandmother teaches Becky to braid and bake challahs, the family is in for a surprise… The book includes a recipe to make Becky’s Challah. Written by Susan Weiss and illustrated by Deborah Gross-Zuchman, author and illustrator of Seder for the 21st Century.

Two Peas in a PodFriday, April 27, 4:30 p.m.
Sarah Mlynowski

We are thrilled to welcome back our friend and bestselling author Sarah Mlynowski, with her newest book, Whatever After: Two Peas in a Pod. Abby and Jonah fall through their magic mirror into the story of The Princess and the Pea. Abby spends a restless night atop a giant pile of mattresses–and in the morning, what does she discover but a smushed pea beneath the stack! The kingdom declares that she has passed their test, and is the new princess! But what will happen when the real princess shows up? Hilarity, adventures, and lots of girl power ensue!

Sunday, April 29, 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Spotlight: Local Author!
Dara Lovitz

It’s a fact: twins experience life differently than singleton children. They’re compared to each other in everything from athletics to academics. They encounter unique social issues (what happens when one child is invited to a social outing while her twin is not?). They can even have difficulty forming deep relationships outside of the twinship. Yet no book effectively helps parents navigate these unique emotional challenges–until now.