iPad Tops 2011 Holiday Wish List For Kids

As Black Friday and the holiday season approaches, Apple appears to be the consumer electronics brand to beat. A recent Nielsen survey shows kids’ holiday gaming and electronics appetites are hungry for a number of top-selling Apple devices – with the iPad leading the pack. Consistent with U.S. kids’ 2010 wish lists, the Apple iPadContinue reading “iPad Tops 2011 Holiday Wish List For Kids”

Back to School: The Best Lunchboxes for Kids (and Their Parents!)

Save money — and the environment — by packing your lunch in reusable containers. Whether you’re into bentos or Batman, TIME has found the perfect lunchbox for you HERE.

Mr. Rogers Spinoff, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Will Launch On PBS In Fall of 2012

A decade after children’s classic Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood ceased production, PBS has just announced an animated spin-off to the series hosted by a familiar personality from the original show. Titled Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, the series will have original Mister Rogers characters grown up and with children of their own living in the Neighborhood of MakeContinue reading “Mr. Rogers Spinoff, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Will Launch On PBS In Fall of 2012”

The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon

Awesome Man can shoot positronic rays out of his eyeballs, fly as straight as an arrow, and hug mutant Jell-O! Even villains like Professor Von Evil and the Flaming Eyeball are no match for this caped crusader. But Awesome Man also has a secret. . . . Can you guess what it is? The firstContinue reading “The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon”

Ty Yo Gabba Gabba Beanie Babies Coming Soon

The gang is getting even cuddlier! Coming this holiday season, Brobee, Foofa, Muno, Plex, and Toodee will all be available for the first time as Ty Beanie Babies! Stay tuned for more info on availability as the holiday season approaches.

Wonder Woman: The Story of The Amazon Princess By Ralph Cosentino

Children’s book writer, artist and super hero fan, Ralph Cosentino (Batman: The Story of the Dark Knight) and Superman: The Man of Steel) has completed the trinity with his new children’s book Wonder Woman: The Story of The Amazon Princess ($16.99), published by Viking Children’s Books. This illustrated storybook tells of Wonder Woman’s origin. WithContinue reading “Wonder Woman: The Story of The Amazon Princess By Ralph Cosentino”

Here Is My Art: A Yo Gabba Gabba Gallery Show Opens At Meltdown Comics In Los Angeles On June 3rd

L.A’s most colorful artists come together to create a new exhibition at Meltdown Comics. “Here is my Art: a Yo Gabba Gabba Gallery Show“ which opens at the Sunset Boulevard comic shop with a reception on June 3rd.  The art director and co-creator of the surreal kids show create homages to the cult favorite alongContinue reading “Here Is My Art: A Yo Gabba Gabba Gallery Show Opens At Meltdown Comics In Los Angeles On June 3rd”

New Collection of Never-Before-Seen Poems & Drawings By Shel Silverstein Due in September.

A new collection of never-before-seen poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein will be released in September. The book is titled “Every Thing on It,” and this week publisher HarperCollins Children’s Books released the image of the cover. The poems and drawings in the book were selected by family members from his archives — Silverstein diedContinue reading “New Collection of Never-Before-Seen Poems & Drawings By Shel Silverstein Due in September.”

Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD Turns Your iPad Into a Coloring Book

Griffin’s Crayola ColorStudio HD couples a multi-activity drawing application for iPad (Crayola ColorStudio HD App) with a custom-built digital stylus, called Crayola iMarker. Together with iMarker, the ColorStudio HD App allows young artists to color and interact with special “live” animated coloring book pages that move and react as they color, combining custom-produced pictures, animations,Continue reading “Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD Turns Your iPad Into a Coloring Book”

The FIRE WIRE 2010 Holiday Gift Guide: The Scholastic Treasury of 100 Storybook Classics Vol. 2

Some of my most treasured memories have been spending time reading with my boys.  Although they are older now, they still love to go back and re-read the classic board and picture books from their childhood, such as Goodnight Moon, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Years ago, I found the mostContinue reading “The FIRE WIRE 2010 Holiday Gift Guide: The Scholastic Treasury of 100 Storybook Classics Vol. 2”

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