It’s the 99th annual Children’s Book Week! This is a very important week at Peachtree Publishers since children’s books, and the people who write and read them, are our passion. We love creating books that educate, entertain, and endure.

So to celebrate, we’re giving away five children’s books that you’re sure to enjoy! Check out the titles below, and comment on this blog post by May 4th to enter for your chance to win all five books.*

by Susan Stockdale

With engaging rhymes and bright, bold images, award-winning author and illustrator Susan Stockdale introduces young readers to a wide range of unusual flowers. Can you imagine a flower that looks like a ballerina? A baboon? A napping baby? Back matter tells a little bit more about each flower (including color photographs) and describes the pollination process.

by Gretchen Brandenburg McLellan
illustarted by Grace Zong

Gretchen Brandenburg McLellan brings readers an amusing and touching story about transitions and the importance of observing them. With Grace Zong’s charming illustrations, the distinct cast of lively characters comes to life on the page.

by Lester L. Laminack
illustrated by Jim LaMarche

As Henry observes his Aunt Lilla work with the beehives on their Lowcountry farm, he becomes fascinated with her bee suit and her ability to communicate with the bees. When he learns that the bees are getting ready to look for a new place to live, he tries to find a way to communicate with the sister bees to convince them to stay.

by Don Tate

In this powerful biography of George Moses Horton, the first southern African-American man to be published, Don Tate tells an inspiring and moving story of talent and determination.

by Leslie Bulion
illustrated by Robert Meganck

Nineteen poems in a variety of verse forms with accompanying science notes take readers on a decomposer safari through the “brown food web,” from bacteria through tardigrades and on to rove beetle predators. Glossary, hands-on investigations, and resources are included in the back matter.

Looking for more ways to celebrate Children’s Book Week? Check out all the great resources online and find events happening in your area! What are you doing to celebrate Children’s Book Week? Comment below and enter to win!

*No purchase necessary to enter or win. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C. who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Void where prohibited.