You have got to check out the blog of children's author, Margot Finke at http://margotfinke.blogspot.com/ for a look at her new books for kids.
Now here is an author who can get kids to read. She has such a knack for language and her stories pop off the page for the reader.
Her new book Taconi and Claude-Double Trouble is a middle grade book that will especially appeal to boys and reluctant readers. From the realistic settings to the fun characters, kids will love it from the first page. Visit her site for more information.
Margot also has a picture book out for the younger set, even the title will make kids laugh.
What child wouldn't want to read and hear about Ruthie and the Hippo's Fat Behind. Now that will get some serious giggles as well as hold the attention of the reader who will immediately care about Ruthie and her problems.
Visit Margot's blog for the book trailers of her other books for kids too. You will be sure to find a book for everyone.