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Children's Signed First Editions Book Club
In 2011, our staff selected A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka as one of our Signed First Editions; several months later, it was announced as the winner of the 2012 Caldecott Medal. Members of the Signed Firsts Club also received by Melissa Sweet's Balloons Over Broadway, winner of the 2012 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award. Both of these books won American Library Association Awards as well. A third Signed First Editions selection, And Then It's Spring, written by Julie Fogliano and illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Erin Stead, won a 2012 Horn Book Honor.
Would you like the chance to have a signed first edition of next year’s award winners? Join in our Signed First Editions Club and have a first edition, first printing of a newly released children’s picture book delivered each month directly to your doorstep (or pick it up at the store if you prefer). Membership in the Club is also a wonderful gift for a child or fellow collector.
You may choose to enroll in the program for six months, one year, or indefinitely. The cost of each book ($30 or less, including shipping if applicable) will be processed every month when the books arrive at Politics & Prose. You may choose to have us cover your book with an archival book cover for an extra $1.50. P&P members receive 20% off all selections.
If you are not currently a member, we encourage you to register for membership. You will save in the long run, and also receive all of the other member benefits - discounts on bestsellers, author event books, our notifications of the events by mail and email, the opportunity to take advantage of our four annual storewide member sales, and other discount promotions.
Please enter a credit card under Payment Method when checking out online. We will charge you for the cost of each book using this card throughout the time of the enrollment.
Quantities are limited so sign up early!
Call 202-364-1919 or email Courtney Butraw at email@example.com for more information about the Politics & Prose Signed First Editions Children's Book Club or register here today.
There is nothing like living in a city to boost appreciation for parks and public spaces, and this lovely new picture book by Emily Jenkins is a tribute to the importance of these urban getaways. Water in the Park: A Book About Water and the Times of Day (Random House, $16.99) shows the ins and outs of a day in the life of an urban park, from the break of dawn until the end of the day. Beautifully understated illustrations by Stephanie Graegin bring the park to life, along with the countless unique stories of the people it serves. Ages 4–7. CEB
The playful day to day adventures of a child and his pets are reflected in the vibrantly rendered die-cut illustrations of Inside Outside (Chronicle, $15.99). Peek through the window for a hint of outdoor adventures to come as the child hangs his artwork, or peek back inside as the seasons change and activities turn from snowmen to kite flying. The intricate detail of Lizi Boyd’s art provides endless entertainment in this engaging look into the division of life and space into inside and outside. The wordless book captures the activities and small joys of daily life, illuminated by its constantly shifting perspective. Ages 4-6. CEB