Past Picks for Wild Things Book Club!

Are you interested in Wild Things Book Club but curious what kinds of books we've read in the past? Look no further! Below is a list of a few of the many books our intrepid readers have discussed!

The Wild Things Book Club is for readers around the ages of 6 to 9 years old. Email Beth at beth@wildrumpusbooks.com to join the Wild Things Book Club and get a link to our next meeting! Mention that you're a book club member and receive 20% off your purchase of the book club pick!

Book club meetings currently take place on Zoom.


Catalina Incognito Cover Image
By Jennifer Torres, Gladys Jose (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534482784
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Aladdin - March 22nd, 2022

One Day at a Time meets Mindy Kim in this first book in a charming new chapter book series about Catalina Castaneda, a Mexican American girl with a magical sewing kit!

Catalina Castaneda is not persnickety, even though that’s what her parents and sister, Coco, like to think.


Astrid and Apollo and the Starry Campout Cover Image
By V. T. Bidania, Dara Lashia Lee (Illustrator)
$6.95
ISBN: 9781515861317
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2020

Astrid is afraid of the dark and doesn't want to go on her family camping trip. But her twin brother, Apollo, is excited. When they encounter scary things such as crawly bugs and the creepy dark, Apollo helps his twin through them. And when they encounter the scariest thing of all, Astrid might just be the one to save the starry campout.


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Too Small Tola Cover Image
By Atinuke, Onyinye Iwu (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536211276
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Candlewick - March 2nd, 2021

Three delightful tales from a renowned Nigerian storyteller introduce a chapter-book heroine who is every bit as mighty as she is small.


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Word Travelers and the Taj Mahal Mystery Cover Image
By Raj Haldar, Neha Rawat (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781728222059
Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Explore - October 5th, 2021

Are you ready for adventure? The first book in a new action-packed series from bestselling author Raj Haldar follows two best friends as they race to different parts of the world to solve mysteries and uncover lost treasures!


Dear Beast Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823448432
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Holiday House - January 5th, 2021

A jealous cat really, really, REALLY wants to drive away his young owner's new dog in this playful illustrated chapter book from a two-time Geisel Honor winner.


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Book Buddies: Ivy Lost and Found Cover Image
By Cynthia Lord, Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781536226058
Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - March 15th, 2022

A lonely doll helps a child adjust to a blended family in the first of a charming series about library toys and the children who borrow them, written by Newbery Honoree Cynthia Lord.


Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things Cover Image
By Lenore Look, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375849305
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Yearling - May 12th, 2009

The first book in a hilarious chapter book series that tackles anxiety in a fun, kid-friendly way. Perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers, and fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid!


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Dragons and Marshmallows (Zoey and Sassafras #1) Cover Image
By Asia Citro, Marion Lindsay (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781943147090
Availability: Backordered
Published: Innovation Press - March 14th, 2017

A New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2017 Selection
A Mighty Girl Book of the Year
Illinois Monarch Award Nominee 2018-2019
Florida SSYRA Book Award Nominee 2018-2019
Washington OTTER Award Nominee 2018-2019


Rabbit & Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits Cover Image
By Julian Gough, Jim Field (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781645177104
Availability: Unavailable to Order
Published: Silver Dolphin Books - June 8th, 2021

Rabbit and Bear are neighbors who face avalanches, snowmen, a hungry wolf…and more!