Paint By Sticker Kids: Christmas

With over 1 million copies in print, the Paint By Sticker series is all the rage in activity books! And here to delight during the most wonderful time of year is the newest in the ever-growing series: Paint By Stickers Kids: Christmas (on sale October 1, 2019, ages 5-9 $9.95), featuring 10 Christmas-themed illustrations that celebrate the spirit of the holiday season. Kids will show off their artistry as they bring their favorite holiday characters to life, like jolly old Santa Claus, a certain red-nosed reindeer, a sparkly snowman and more. And this holiday addition to the Paint by Sticker …

Meet the Thrilling, Fascinating Insect that May Just Be the World’s Tiniest Superheros

Written by Award-Winning Author Kate Messner for ages 8-12. Head-to-head combat! Astounding weapons! Extraordinary skills! Within the pages of this book, 18 awesomely real superheroes and supervillains come to life, each possessing powers far beyond the average insect. Meet the Malevolent Mimic, who wickedly disguises itself as a harmless pink orchid, only to shred unsuspecting butterflies! Or the Great Glue Shooter, who can shoot a smelly glue—from its face! Award-winning nonfiction author Kate Messner teams up with the talented Jillian Nickell in this action-packed exploration of the incredible insect abilities found in the natural world. Kate Messner is the award …

EDC launched in 1973 to change educational books to compete with TV and Comics

In 1973, Peter Usborne decided that educational, nonfiction books would need to change in order to compete with TV and comics. He borrowed some ideas from these two media and hired educational consultants to oversee the writing to make sure that the books would satisfy the child’s interest but also arouse it. Explanatory books which merely explain are doing only half the job; if a book fails to make its subject attractive and interesting to the reader, chances are that the explanation will fail. Usborne Books are designed graphically to draw the students in, to make them want to learn …

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood by Fred Rogers, Luke Flowers

For the first time ever, 75 beloved songs from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and The Children’s Corner are collected in this charmingly illustrated treasury, sure to be cherished by generations of children as well as the millions of adults who grew up with Mister Rogers. It’s you I like. It’s not the things you wear, It’s not the way you do your hair— But it’s you I like. From funny to sweet, silly to sincere, the lyrics of Mister Rogers explore such universal topics as feelings, new siblings, everyday life, imagination, and more. Through these songs—as well as endearing puppets and honest conversations—Mister Rogers instilled in his young viewers the values …

Paint by Sticker Masterpieces

Re-create 12 Iconic Artworks One Sticker at a Time! PAPERBACK By Workman Publishing Paint by Sticker is a compelling new activity for crafters and artists, doodlers and coloring book enthusiasts of all ages. Masterpieces encourages everyone to channel their inner da Vinci and create twelve iconic works of art. Paint by Sticker Masterpieces includes everything you need to create twelve vibrant, full-color “paintings”—the stickers, the templates, the intuitive directions. The works include The Birth of Venus, by Sandro Botticelli, The Creation of Adam, by Michelangelo, Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, Girl with a Pearl Earring, by Johannes Vermeer, Napoleon at Saint-Bernard Pass, by Jacques-Louis David, The Great Wave …

I’m a Dirty Dinosaur

A gorgeous rhyming picture book about a naughty little dinosaur who loves to get dirty. Bright and simple illustrations and rounded corners make it perfect for the very young. Published by Kane Miller, Author Janeen Brian, this book is for ages 1-3 years and up. Click here to order

Wax on, wax off! Another pop-culture classic is now a picture book The Karate Kid

The classic movie about a boy and his karate teacher is now an adorable picture book for the whole family! When The Karate Kid appeared in theaters in 1984, its heartwarming story of an unlikely friendship between a bullied boy and the Japanese maintenance man in his new apartment building became an instant classic. Now the beloved film is reimagined as a cute and colorful picture book, with charming illustrations by Kim Smith. When young Daniel is targeted by students from the Cobra Kai dojo, his neighbor Mr. Miyagi agrees to train him for the upcoming karate tournament. But why is Mr. …

EDC offers hundreds of titles, products for kids

Usborne Publishing Limited produces award-winning books of excellent quality for ages of preschool to adult. Subjects range from history, languages, natural science, crafts, parent guides, puzzle, and those of interest to beginning readers. The company presently offers over 2,000 titles including a recently added line of fiction titles. Educational Development Corporation is the United States trade publisher of a line of children’s books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited. The Home Business Division distributes these books through independent sales consultants and sells to school and public libraries. The Publishing Division distributes the books to bookstores, toy stores, …