YABC’s Buzzworthy Books of Fall 2023 Part 2 Giveaway (Kids)! ~US ONLY

What’s better than one Buzzworthy Books Bundled Giveaway to celebrate Fall?

How about even more books publishing this Fall, so we made a Part 2 Bundled Giveaway for one lucky winner!

Check out our favorites listed below! Then enter to win the giveaway where you could win them all!



Title: All We Need Is Love and a Really Soft Pillow!

Author: Peter H. Reynolds, Henry Rocket Reynolds

Publisher: Orchard Books

Release Date: October 3, 2023

A tender and timeless tale about what truly matters: LOVE — from creative visionary of The Word CollectorHappy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds!

Poppy: All we need is love.

Little One: And a pillow.

Poppy: Yes, a pillow, but that is all we need.

This heartfelt celebration of love follows Poppy and Little One as they discuss all the things they need in life like a really good pillow or a roof over their heads but most important of all, love. Despite the challenges they face as a storm sweeps away their home, this duo never lose their optimism because in the end they know that all they truly need is love . . . and each other.

This tender, wholly original tale of all the ways we express and share love, from our most celebrated, bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds, is a needed comfort and a new classic that will offer reassurance to readers of every age.

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Title: Seals Are Jerks!

Author/Illustrator: Jared Chapman

Publisher: Orchard Books

Release Date: September 5, 2023

In a hilarious story for fans of We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, a young girl is determined to find out the truth about her favorite animals — and find out once and for all, are seals really jerks and do they really eat penguins?!

Seals are Lorelei’s favorite animal: they’re so cute and cuddly and best buddies with penguins. Well… that’s what she thought before learning the ugly truth — some seals EAT penguins! She doesn’t want to believe it at first, but she drags Penguin, the classroom guest, and seal whistleblower, to Antarctica to prove Penguin wrong and confront Seal face-to-face. And Seal finally reveals the truth.

Beloved creator of bestseller Vegetables in Underwear, Jared Chapman explores the ultimate question: Can seals be Lorelei’s favorite animal even if they eat penguins? This laugh-out-loud story, brimming with honesty and charm, is perfect for today’s young readers. Seals Are Jerks! is the launch of an exciting new series, in the spirit of We Don’t Eat Our ClassmatesChildren Make Terrible Pets, and I Want My Hat Back.

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Title: Time to Go, Larry

Author/Illustrator: Alison Hawkins

Publisher: Orchard Books

Release Date: September 19, 2023

Debut author-illustrator Alison Hawkins brings a humorous tale about an adorable bear named Larry, who just so happens to be cozy and content exactly where he is. In fact, he never wants to try anything else! That is, until a little loving push helps Larry to find the joy in trying something new.

Good morning, Larry! It’s time to wake up!

But why would Larry want to get out of bed? His pillows are in the perfect spot, his blankets are just oh so soft, his left foot is tucked in the blanket while his right foot is not… this is obviously the most comfortable and best place to be! But look–just over there the breakfast table is loaded with Larry’s favorites: eggs and bacon and waffles and hot chocolate and one tiny, perfect, tangerine. Perhaps, Larry would change his mind?

In this adorable picture book, debut author-illustrator Alison Hawkins presents the relatable and too common tale of a stubborn little bear who is gently, lovingly coaxed into eating breakfast, playing with friends, taking a bath, and going to bed! Parents of little ones will surely relate to this hilarious and adorable bedtime book.

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Publisher’s Spotlight:

Title: Forwards Always

Author: Matthew Hodson

Publisher: Cicada Books

Release Date: September 12, 2023

Forwards Always is a collection of poems to be read aloud with friends and loved ones.

You may need to practice certain poems more than once before you get the hang of them, as you would dancing the rumba or making pancakes. Play with the book, it is a toy. Rotate it, squeeze it and wave it about. Hold it with someone else, wear it as a hat or try reading it upside down. Some poems may be improved by two readers taking turns or even reading aloud at the same time. You will figure it out. Please be aware that the book is neither waterproof or fire resistant. Dogs and goats will eat it, if given the opportunity. It tastes of paper.

“Incisive, clever and thought-provoking… ideal to spark questions and discussions.” – The School Reading List, UK

Title: How Do You Share with Your Friends: A Math Book about Fractions, Decimals & Percents

Author: Lucy D. Hayes

Publisher: Flowerpot Press

Release Date: September 5, 2023

Have you ever tried to share your favorite treat with friends but didn’t know how to split it up evenly?

A basic explanation of fractions, decimals, and percents and how we use them every single day is explored through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text in this newest addition to the How Do series.

About the How Do series: These fully-illustrated nonfiction picture books are a great introduction to various STEM topics. Each title includes facts and figures, simple diagrams and hilarious illustrations and is written in a question-and-answer format to encourage readers to ask questions and guess the answers before exploring the science behind the correct answers.

Title: When Dad’s Hair Took Off

AuthorJörg Mϋhle

Publisher: Gecko

Release Date: September 5, 2023

One day, Dad’s hair decided it was tired of being brushed and combed. It wanted a life of its own, to see the world. It took off.

Out of the bathroom, into the kitchen, and before you could say, “Hairsta la vista, baby!” it was gone.

Dad gives chase around the town. He spots his hair hiding in the lawn, on the road, at the zoo–it’s amazing how many things look like hair. He gives up and tries to accept life without hair. Then the postcards arrive. The hair is on a round-the-world trip, and Dad is still bald. Until one day the unbelievable happens and the hair comes back.

A fast-paced, wonderfully absurd story packed with wordplay and hilarious illustrations.

When Dad’s Hair Took Off is a comical chapter book for early readers or for any child to enjoy reading aloud with a grownup who relates! A fun book to celebrate and share with Dad on Father’s Day or any day.

Translated from the German edition by Melody Shaw, which was shortlisted for multiple awards.

Jörg Mühle studied illustration in Offenbach and Paris. He has been illustrating for books and magazines since 2000. He is the author and illustrator of worldwide bestselling interactive bedtime book for toddlers, Tickle My Ears.

Beaming Books:

Title: Lullaby For the King

Author:  Nikki Grimes

Publisher: Beaming Books

Release Date: October 10, 2023

An awe-inspiring Christmas tale from multi-award-winning poet Nikki Grimes.

The caravan traveled through wilderness, uphill and down, for hours that spun into days.

Then at last, glittering diamond-bright, Bethlehem appeared through the haze.

With glittering poetry and stunning watercolor artwork, Lullaby for the King ushers readers into the awe and wonder of the Christmas story. Animals from across the ancient Palestinian landscape lumber, gambol, crawl, fly, and parade toward Bethlehem with gifts worthy of the newborn King. Rare ebony wood, a finely tuned harp, mustard and saffron, a zither, apricot cakes, and other treasures are carried to the manger. The animals bow low and join the music of the angels in a welcoming lullaby.

New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes and illustrator Michelle Carlos bring together a captivating tale of awe, wonder, and imagination that is sure to become a holiday classic.

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Penguin Random House:

 Title: Oh, Panda

Author/Illustrator: Cindy Derby

Publisher: Random House Children’s Books

Release Date: September 5, 2023

Caldecott Honor winner Cindy Derby delivers an endearing picture book about an adorable (and ingenious!) panda bear who must find the grit within to climb–and overcome–a snowy, slippery mountain.

Look! A butterfly! Up, up, and away it flutters, flying high above a large snowy mountain.

But Panda wants to play, and that mountain is clearly in their way. To reach their new friend, Panda will just have to climb it! Unfortunately, it’s very slippery…and very steep…and little Panda keeps tumbling to the bottom. Oh, Panda. Just how will they reach the peak?!

With spare text and dazzling watercolor illustrations, Panda’s journey reminds us that with a bit of moxie—and a lot of perseverance—we, too, can reach the top of our mountain.

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7 thoughts on “YABC’s Buzzworthy Books of Fall 2023 Part 2 Giveaway (Kids)! ~US ONLY”

  1. astromgren says:

    Adorable looking books!

  2. This collection will be a joy to read and share.

  3. Books looks awesome, think my twins will love them!

  4. What a great collection! Love the variety!

  5. ltecler says:

    What a fun collection of books! The readers at my school would really enjoy them.

  6. AnnieCruz says:

    I like these so much. I really look forward to reading these, they look so interesting.

  7. SidLaw7 says:

    These look like fantastic novels. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity

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