by Cessa Gatmaytan
In case you need reminding, reading books is the best way to expand your imagination and creativity. It stimulates your mental capacity, too. Despite living in the age of technology, stories, especially the fictional ones, unravel discovery and adventure that can take you from wonder to wonder, printed on crisp pages with colorful illustrations to boot. In celebration of Philippine National Book month, kids are encouraged to make reading as a relentless hobby or to develop a habit to pick up a great book as often as possible. Here are some best-selling and newly-released books for kids suggested by Amazon.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
Take a leap of faith and be brave as this book calls for an adventure in the magical realm. Famous author of Harry Potter books J.K. Rowling creates a new epic journey of magic and mystery entitled Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The story unfolds when Newt Scamander arrives in New York and mistakenly misplaces a magical case resulting to the escape some of not a few rather fantastic beasts. Whether you’re a true blue Potterhead or new to the wizarding world, this book a perfect addition to any bookshelf.
Knight Kyle and the Magic Silver Lance (Adventures Beyond Dragon Mountain)
Find yourself in Fairyland and get to know the vast land of Knight Kyle as he sets you off to a fun mystical road to the land of elves, dragons, fairies, and many more. Equipped with courage and honor to protect the kingdom, Kyle and his friends look for Kyle’s great-grandfather’s missing silver lance, which possesses invincible power. So powerful is this relic the gang must prevent it from falling to the wrong hands. This enchanting story teaches kids the value of camaraderie and valor, written by bestselling author Oliver Pötzsch and is beautifully illustrated by Sibylle Hammer.
Give Please a Chance
Give Please a Chance portrays charming scenes and situations in which one small word can move mountains. It reminds us all that a single word “Please?”—can be used in a thousand different ways. It is an inspired collaboration by bestselling authors Bill O’Reilly and James Patterson with a vivid array of illustrations by 17 different artists.
Be Who You Are
New York Times best-selling author Todd Parr introduces a brand new companion to his beloved classic It’s Okay to be Different, with his signature silly and accessible, storytelling. Be Who You Are is a great book to encourage you to be proud of who you are inside and to remind you that your unique traits are what make you so special.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 11: Double Down
Double down is an addition to the series of the realistic fiction comedy novel by Jeff Kinney. It is a good read for laughs that past time readers would adore.
Time to Be a Hero (PJ Masks)
Creative educational books such the Time To Be A Hero by Daphne Pendergrass is an efficient tool for reading beginners. This familiar book is based on the hit preschool series airing on Disney Junior where young learners can let their imagination run free with the adventures of heroes Owlette, Catboy, and Gekko.
The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation
Princess in Black by Shanon Hale is a collection of stories about a princess who is virtuous and is always classy and takes the high road. The book compels kids to become their own hero and train them to initiate critical thinking.