Children’s Books To Watch Out For In 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a very good year for children’s books. Those who are into this genre of literature will sure to have a field day the moment you pick up one of these amazingly written tomes. Of course, not everything can be detailed here, so this is a short list of some of the better choices that 2015 will yield.

Last Stop on Market Street

Of all the books on this list, this one has already been released which means there is a good chance that you may have purchased this book already. To those who haven’t, this is a story about a boy named CJ who has suddenly begun to question certain things in his life, including why he and his grandmother ride buses instead of owning a car like his friend or why he doesn’t own an iPod like other kids he sees. This is a story about how a ride through a city full of dazzling highlights can provide a perspective seen only through the eyes of a child and his grandmother. With an enchanting story and amazing artwork, this is definitely a good book to pick up.

The cover of 'Last Stop On Market Street'. || Image source: http://mattdelapena.com/last-stop-on-market-street-my-new-picture-book-out-this-week/
The cover of ‘Last Stop On Market Street’. || Image source: mattdelapena.com

Watch the Sky

To be released April of 2015, Watch the Sky is about a young boy named Jory who must contend with the will of his stepfather, Caleb, who seems to be convinced that the end is near. With the help of new friends, Jory starts to explore the world beyond the farm that his family owns, but continues to be caught by his stepfather’s inexplicable grip. It is definitely among the more interesting books that kids can get their hands on nowadays.

The cover of 'Watch the Sky' by Kirsten Hubbard || Image source: http://www.yahighway.com/2014/09/yah-cover-reveal-watch-sky-by-kirsten.html
The cover of ‘Watch the Sky’ by Kirsten Hubbard || Image source: www.yahighway.com

The Land of Stories # 4

This is the latest installment in the book series written by actor/singer Chris Colfer. It follows up the previous books: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns and A Grimm Warning. A sequel, the fifth and final entry into the series, has also been announced and is assumed to be released in the summer of 2016.

The first book of the series, 'The Wishing Spell'. || Image source: http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/chris-colfer/the-land-of-stories-the-wishing-spell/9780316201575/
The first book of the series, ‘The Wishing Spell’. || Image source: hachettebookgroup.com

Outstanding In The Rain

To be released in April of 2015, this book tells the story of a boy who spends his birthday at Coney Island as he makes a honest attempt at searching for his heart’s desire. It comes from the creative talents of Frank Viva, who is also responsible for New York Times Best-Illustrated book Along a Long Road as well as A Long Way Away.

The cover of 'Outstanding in the Rain'. || Image source: https://hachettebookgroup.com/titles/none/outstanding-in-the-rain/9780316366274/
The cover of ‘Outstanding in the Rain’. || Image source: hachettebookgroup.com

Well there you have it. This list isn’t much, but what it lacks in quantity, it makes up for in terms of the quality of the books listed. So take care and enjoy your reading experiences in 2015.

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