Story Time

Storytime & CraftsJoin us for Story Time at 10am each Thursday! Hear Kristine and other Buttonwood friends read the week's newest children's titles as well as old favorites.

A selection of recent titles is available for purchase below, or stop by the store and take home a new book to love!

 

 

 

 


Recently featured books:

A Mouthful of Minnows Cover Image
By John Hare, John Hare (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063093225
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Greenwillow Books - May 10th, 2022

This book isn't only interesting and unique, it is also funny and sweet. You will fall in love with Alphonso. 

Highly Recommended by Kristine & Anna


I Won’t Give Up My Rubber Band Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781797214924
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2022

An everyday object (the endlessly versatile rubber band) becomes an invitation to imagine new possibilities in the latest laugh-out-loud picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake!


Where the Wee Ones Go: A Bedtime Wish for Endangered Animals Cover Image
By Karen Jameson, Zosienka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452184647
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Chronicle Books - April 26th, 2022

Wee readers will connect with wee endangered-animals in this mesmerizing bedtime book by Karen Jameson (Woodland Dreams, Farm Lullaby), promoting environmental awareness and encouraging the very sweetest of dreams!

When stars are out and the moon's above,
where do the wee ones go, my love?
Where do the wee ones go?


Endlessly Ever After: Pick YOUR Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings! Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781452144825
Published: Chronicle Books - April 19th, 2022

This funny, original choose-your-path picture book of fractured fairy tales will charm any young fan of the genre, putting the power of storytelling right in the reader's hands!

Grab your basket and your coat. Put on some walking shoes.
Turn the page and begin: Which story will you choose?


Donut: The Unicorn Who Wants to Fly Cover Image
By Laura Gehl, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593376256
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Random House Studio - April 12th, 2022

Here's the hilarious story of Donut, a scruffy unicorn who can't fly-- but who keeps on trying! From the author of One Big Pair of Underwear and the illustrator of Sweety.


You're Loved Cover Image
By Liz Climo, Liz Climo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250802606
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 5th, 2022

From international bestselling author Liz Climo comes You're Loved, a funny and heartfelt picture book about new babies and the joys of growing up.

You’re brand new, and you’re perfect
You’re demanding, but you’re worth it.


Little Wonder Cover Image
By Claire Keane (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797208121
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Chronicle Books - March 29th, 2022

A mama's wishes for her brave Little Wonder tell a tale as old as time in a whole new world perfect for new graduates, gift-givers, and anyone who wants to share a splash of courage with a loved one.

Wake up, Little Wonder! The whole wide world awaits you!


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Let's Do Everything and Nothing Cover Image
By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250774347
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 22nd, 2022

Let's Do Everything and Nothing is a lush and lyrical picture book from Julia Kuo celebrating special moments—big and small—shared with a child.

Will you climb a hill with me?
Dive into a lake with me?
Reach the starry sky with me,
and watch the clouds parade?


Knight Owl Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316310628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - March 15th, 2022

A determined Owl builds strength and confidence in this medieval picture book about the real mettle of a hero: wits, humor, and heart. 

Since the day he hatched, Owl dreamed of becoming a real knight. He may not be the biggest or the strongest, but his sharp nocturnal instincts can help protect the castle, especially since many knights have recently gone missing.


Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780698116030
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - January 27th, 1997

A hilarious read-aloud inspired by Irish folklore that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, featuring colorful artwork in Tomie dePaola’s signature style.


Bear and the Whisper of the Wind Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781648961199
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - March 1st, 2022

From the award-winning author and illustrator of Up the Mountain Path, The Fish and the Cat, and Otto & Pio comes an imaginative read-aloud picture book about one bear's journey to believe in himself and discover the beauty of change.