The Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College of Education has awarded 8 Quarto Kids titles the designation of 2018’s Best Children’s Books of the Year!
The Children’s Book Committee strives to guide librarians, educators, parents, grandparents, and other interested adults to the best books for children published each year.
The Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2018 Edition, includes more than 600 titles chosen by the Children’s Book Committee as the best of the best published in 2017. In choosing books for the annual list, reviewers consider literary quality and excellence of presentation as well as the potential emotional impact of the books on young readers.
8 titles were chosen across a variety of age groups and genres including poetry, activities and STEM:
Free the lines written and illustrated by Clayton Junior (Words & Pictures/Quarto, $17.95) 978-1-91027-729-4
Dragons: Father and Son by Alexandre Lacroix, illustrated by Ronan Badel, translated from the French by Vanessa Miéville (Words & Pictures/Quarto, $17.95) 978-1-91027-725-6
The Glassmaker’s Daughter by Dianne Hofmeyr, illustrated by Jane Ray (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books/Quarto Pub., $19.99) 978-1-84780-676-5
Traveling the Blue Road: Poems of the Sea collected by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illustrated by Bob Hansman and Jovan Hansman (Seagrass Press/Quarto Group, $17.95) 978-1-63322-276-2
Yoga for You: Feel Calmer, Stronger, Happier! by Rebecca Rissman, illustrated by Colonel Moutarde (Walter Foster Jr./Quarto Pub., $14.95) 978-1-63322-319-6
Fooled Ya!: How Your Brain Gets Tricked by Optical Illusions, Magicians, Hoaxes & More by Jordan D. Brown, illustrated by Emily Bornoff (MoonDance Press/Quarto, $14.95) 978-1-63322-158-1
Land Mammals of the World: Notes, Drawings, and Observations about Animals That Live on Land (Animal Journal series) written and illustrated by Juan Carlos Alonso (Walter Foster Jr./Quarto Pub., $19.95) 978-1-63322-196-3
Robert Frost (Poetry for Kids series) edited by Jay Parini, illustrated by Michael Paraskevas (MoonDance Press/Quarto, $14.95) 978-1-63322-220-5
Gresham House Strategic PLC (LON:GHS) has a 3.4% ownership of Quarto Group Inc, correct as of 31 January 2018 month end NAV announcement, released 1 February 2018.