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Celebrating Springtime- HFM Book Bites

Valerie Koehler, the owner of the Blue Willow Bookshops, shares some of her favorite books for Spring.

If you’re in the Memorial area of Houston and looking for a quaint little bookshop to take the kids or even just browse the shelves yourself head on over to  Blue Willow Bookshop at 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 or visit online at www.BlueWillowBookshops.com.

Who Said Peep

by Yi-Hsuan Wu

Peep! Meow! Baa! Quack! Lift the peek-through flaps to discover the noisy animals with fuzzy, fluffy, or silky touch-and-feel elements on every page.

Spring Stinks

by Ryan T Higgins

When cheerful Ruth the rabbit tries to share with grumpy Bruce the bear the wonderful smells of spring, they discover that spring stinks

Mel Fell

by Corey Tabor

Readers will delight in turning this book sideways and upside down to follow Mel on her journey from fall to triumphant flight in this tale of self-confidence.

Hello Bunny

by Anna Jones

Join a little bunny in this book with peek-a-boo holes and sweet illustrations. Bright, engaging colors and a sweet story are sure to entertain.

The Big Book of Blooms

by Yuval Zommer

Yuval Zommer’s charming illustrations bring to life some of the most colorful, flamboyant, and unusual flowers from across the globe.


Alice’s Farm

by Maryrose Wood

Alice the rabbit makes friends with a new family on the farm. When she overhears a plan by a developer to bulldoze the farm, Alice comes up with a plan to save it.

Hack Your Backyard

by Niki Ahrens

Explore science in your own backyard through this wild collection of projects. Make a compass, tell the temperature from crickets, count the stars, and more.

Counting Sheep

by Jacqueline Kelly

In rural Texas in 1901, 13-year-old Callie nurses a butterfly with a broken wing and delivers a baby lamb, despite her mother’s disapproval of Callie’s “unladylike behavior.”