A pillow of fresh spring water, a moon basket, and flowers that grow more fragrant at night as they carry you aloft into dreams: such is the gentle world, rich in sensorial experience, nature, and imagination, of Sato the Rabbit.
Hooray! Our good friends are back!
Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, is very considerate and always on time. But after a late night planning a surprise for all his friends, Amos is tired. So tired, in fact, that he falls asleep during breakfast and misses his bus to the zoo!
Lyrical and full of love, this gentle picture book—based on a song that Atinuke’s father sang to her in Nigeria—is the perfect bedtime lullaby.
Baby, sleepy baby, I’ll sing down the stars
till they dance right into your room.
CNN news anchor Poppy Harlow has crafted a Christmas classic with lots of heart. Perfect for holiday gift giving!
A new story for children from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh: a young boy named Minh goes on a journey to find the Buddha, only to discover the Buddha is in each one of us
Deer wakes up to find one of his antlers is missing…and there’s a tennis racket in its place? One by one his friends also uncover that their important items from glasses to lucky boots have been swapped with silly, useless replacements like donuts and swim flippers. They’ve been hornswoggled! (Hornswoggled means tricked.) It’s pure poppycock! (Poppycock means nonsense.)
Existing in myriad forms, containing multitudes in its reflection, and coursing through each and every one of us, water sustains the world around us--and life itself.
For young dance lovers, a picture book about a young boy whose father has the unique position as a ballet dancer. Written by American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Thomas Forster.
T. S. Eliot's best-selling collection of practical cat poems has been one of the most successful poetry collections ever. At last, in the 80th year of Old Possum's Cats, we have the companion volume that Eliot had envisaged, written by master poet and Costa-winner, Christopher Reid.
A story of childhood dreams and adventures, and of the parental love that in seeing you, nourishes you to become yourself.
A new edition of this beautifully illustrated treasury of more than a dozen magical folk tales from around the world
A moving picture book to read when we're missing family far away, set during Lunar New Year.
You are a blessing. / You are beautiful just as you are. / You are loved, / and you love. / You make mistakes, / and it’s okay to make mistakes, / because that’s how you learn.
Discover the true meaning of community in this gorgeous picture book about a very special street bursting with joy, hope, and dreams. An award-winning illustrator and critically acclaimed author pay tribute to the neighborhood where they grew up as cousins— “a place where love abounds" (The Horn Book, starred review).
A beautiful and gentle story about life and death from beloved author Mem Fox, illustrated by rising star Freya Blackwood; its star imagery, and sense of rebirth make it a perfect choice for the holiday season.
Follow Richard the growing goldfish from an indoor tank to an outdoor pond in a story filled with gorgeous multilayered illustrations and sprinkled with fascinating facts.
When I was four, I got my first pet: a fish no bigger than my hand, with red and orange scales. My very own goldfish!
'We found a hat' is finally available in Spanish Two turtles have found a hat. But there are two turtles. And there is only one hat. . . Evoking hilarity and sympathy, the shifting turtles' eyes tell the tale in this brilliantly paced story in three parts, highlighting Jon Klassen's visual comedy and deceptive simplicity.
A radiant picture book celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. For readers who enjoy the Celebrate the World board books.
A sweet, spare debut offers a barn’s-eye view of life on a farm, illustrated with grace and gentleness by picture-book veteran Barry Root.
I am a barn. All are safe within my walls.
Can this band of disgruntled circus stars find their escape? With a third slapstick tale, comedy team Arthur Yorinks and Sergio Ruzzier present a satisfying—and surprising—final act.
From Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza and creative partner Dan Murphy comes the long lost tale of the Christmas Witch, Santa Claus's much misunderstood twin sister. The perfect gift for the holiday season and beyond!
A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties
You'll walk down the street / Your aunties sounding like clip-clopping horses / geta-geta-geta / in their wooden sandals / Until you arrive... / At the bath house / The big bath house.
Now back in print, a beautifully illustrated collection of twelve reimagined fairy tales, including classics like "Beauty and the Beast" and literary tales like Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince."
What happens to a snow angel after you leave it behind? A little girl discovers she has an unusual protector in a modern fairy tale with gorgeously detailed illustrations.
Jan Brett's striking illustrations and the Christmas classic The Nutcracker are a match made in picture book heaven.
When Marie and her brother Fritz receive a special Christmas nutcracker from their uncle, Marie immediately feels something magical. "He looks like a real boy," she mused. "A real boy with a secret, who came from far away."
An exquisitely illustrated retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story “The Fir Tree”
Imagination and determination fuel a young black belt as she leads her friends on a mission to protect their dojang. Author-illustrator Dan-ah Kim’s debut is a celebration of teamwork, friendship, and martial arts, and will be adored by fans of The Three Ninja Pigs and Hello, Ninja.
In this joyful and impactful picture book, a transgender boy prepares for the first day of school and introduces himself to his family and friends for the first time.
From actor Max Greenfield (fan-favorite “Schmidt” from television’s New Girl) comes a hilarious picture book for every child who thinks they don't like to read books (and all the kids—and grownups—who do).
For every child who has ever felt that grown-ups have all the fun, here is a vicarious chance to slip behind the office door—and play with all the tempting things that are off-limits.
The tables have turned in this hilarious follow-up to There’s a Bear on My Chair. But this time it’s Bear who has an unwelcome guest, and this mouse just won’t leave! He’s making a real commotion in Bear’s house—eating all the food, listening to loud music, and even spilling bathwater all over the floor!
A young boy on a crowded bus discovers that, after some wiggles and giggles, there’s room for everyone in this lighthearted rhyming picture book set in Zanzibar.
The dala dala rumbles and roars as Musa and Dada drive off to the shore—but the bus stops for multiple detours: “Do you need a ride? It’s hotter than peppers out there in the sun!
A story for creatures of habit big and small who might be surprised by the joy of trying something new.
In her latest star turn, the little red chicken from the Caldecott Honor Book Interrupting Chicken is hungry—and sillier than ever.
Hope doesn’t only want to listen to her father’s stories about his voyages at sea, she wants to be part of those stories.
And so, unbeknownst to her parents, she stows away on her father's 19th-century merchant vessel. But look... The wind has picked up and the sky is darkening...
A clever and innovative bilingual English/Japanese picture book about a Japanese girl and an American girl who prove you don't need to speak the same language to understand each other.
Celebrate the connections between parents, children, and the universe in this lyrical debut picture book from actress, dancer, and singer Rachel Montez Minor, with enchanting illustrations by Annie Won.
Whether helping old monkey climb a tree or keeping Giraffe's neck warm on a cold day, Elephant is always ready to lend a hand, or rather a trunk... an exceptionally long trunk
An uplifting, fun story about individuality, self-acceptance and being yourself. Selected by The White Ravens.
Curiosity kindles this cat. Teddy is a cub who is destined to be a tiger king His thrilling journey celebrates the new year.
While many of us have more than we need, there are others who don't have enough. I Don't Have Enough helps boys and girls understand what it means to live in poverty, and how sharing what we have with those who need it can make a difference.
Deepen the bond with your baby with a poem a day in Poetry for Little Ones.
Spend quality time with your little ones as you read these poems to newborns and young kids. Your baby will love hearing your voice. This book is organized so that you and your baby can enjoy a poem every day of the year.
An uplifting story about the power of art, finding your voice, and telling your story even when you’re out of step with your peers from the #1 bestselling creators of Sofia Valdez, Future Prez and Ada Twist, Scientist!
Aaron Slater loves listening to stories and dreams of one day writing them himself.
Goldilocks meets Little Red Riding Hood in this charming and unexpected fairytale mashup from the New York Times bestselling Illustrator of Easter Cat!
A captivating and utterly unique picture book with interactive, transparent pages about a girl who lives in a haunted house from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers.
Creative visionary of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a tender, lyrical story of multigenerational love, tradition, and family coming together with gratitude and thanks.
Celebrated, bestselling creator Peter H.
A buoyant and heartwarming celebration of individuality, identity, and dressing to suit yourself
It's almost Frankie's birthday and everything is ready -- except for something to wear. All of her party dresses feel wrong. Her family tries to help, but it's no good.
What Frankie longs for is a suit. A spectacular suit ...
An Instant New York Times Bestseller!
Be a smart cookie—and don’t miss the fifth picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Food Group series from creators Jory John and Pete Oswald!
This story of a boy's first ballet recital celebrates gender-creativity, the joy of dance, and being yourself
In Inga Moore’s charming companion to A House in the Woods, Moose’s library outing soon has the whole woodland community crowding into his house to read together. Leave it to Moose to find a solution—on wheels!
A little girl's belief in Santa is restored in this ode to the magic of Christmas. This is a holiday gift readers will treasure for years to come!
What's an independent cat to do when his friend decides she's the leader of their pack? This story of friendship and power dynamics is a read-aloud joy.
Two hamster roommates with wildly different personalities crammed in one cage--what could go wrong in this hilarious story about introverts versus extroverts?
From Lauren Child, multi-award-winning, bestselling creator of Charlie and Lola, comes this touchingly funny tale of being GOOD, being BAD, and most importantly, being YOU!
Chirton Krauss is a good child -- the very goodest. He does everything he is told, when he is told. He even does good things without being told.
A poignant evocation of childhood pain and jealousy at the desertion of a best friend, with a message of optimism and empowerment
A child reminisces about the many moments of joy and playfulness he used to share with his dear old companion, who has, sadly, made a new friend.
Written by the winner of IBBY's Best Book Award, Mohammad Hadi Mohammadi, In the Meadow of Fantasies is one girl's luminous escapade into a land of seven mysterious horses.
Friendship is hard for Fluffy, a kitten so precious that anyone who looks at her explodes!
Meet Fluffy—an adorable kitten. So adorable, in fact, that anyone who sees her will spontaneously explode into balls of sparkles and fireworks. KABOOM! Poof.
The New York Times bestselling team behind Parker Looks Up returns with an uplifting story about Parker making a new friend and learning about self-expression, opening your heart, and helping others.
Parker Curry loves being a big sister. She gets to play dress-up with her little sister, Ava, and piano with her baby brother, Cash.
“An eloquent account of the American immigrant experience.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Deserves to become a modern classic.” —BookPage (starred review)
“A resounding welcome to immigrants.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Based in part on a 100-year-old family journal, Rosemary Well
Now kids everywhere--grumpy or not--can take home a grumpy monkey of their own with this set that includes a soft toy and mini-size version of the bestselling book.
A "stunningly illustrated" (Booklist STARRED review) picture book about a curious caterpillar searching for the meaning of the word "beautiful." But is there just one meaning--or many?
Celebrate the wonder of the world in this reassuring picture book about the joy, love, and beauty found in each and every day.
From the treasure of flowers to the mystery of insects, this lyrical book encourages children to explore the natural world around them and to be grateful for all that surrounds them.
"The poetic stylings of Alice Walker will convince children across the world that Sweet People Are Everywhere...
A highly visual fractured-fairy-tale retelling of Little Red Riding Hood (and a cat who loves cake) from Caldecott Honor–winner Barbara Lehman. With simple picture bubbles and pictograms, this is perfect for budding graphic novel readers.
Little Red has baked a cake with their father, and is on the way to Grandma's house to make a delivery.
Silver medal winner of the 2020 Key Colors Illustrators Competition
This beautifully illustrated collection of nocturnally inspired images and writing introduces children to great art and poetry, while sending them off to a dream-filled sleep.
What could it mean that your mom is paid to die? It could mean she’s an opera singer!
How does it feel to grow up as the child of a glamorous opera singer? It’s anything but boring! In a single day, Mom’s mood can change—from very quiet to loud to quick-tempered.
Gorges that plummet into serpentine shadows ...
Cloaks of white that drape the rocky crags of snowy mountains ...
In this magnificent celebration of country, Bronwyn Bancroft uses colors, shapes, patterns, and words to explore the awe-inspiring beauty of the Australian continent and to express the depth of her feelings for it.
Silver Medal at the 2021 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. An entertaining yet creative way to address and celebrate diversity among young children. Like a multicolor pencil palette, what defines human beings is their uniqueness and their diversity.
From New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Balcombe comes this charming and affecting tale of young Jake, who on his first fishing trip with his grandfather, makes a crucial discovery when he meets Ava, an archerfish, caught on his line.
This tender tale will evoke empathy in young readers. And, the art is exquisite."
Explore a fantastical forest in this exquisite and lyrical picture book that celebrates all trees, from maple to elm to ginkgo to magnolia to redwood—written by award-winning author Tony Johnston.
Part poetry, part celebration of nature, each page of this stunning book brings readers deeper into the majestic world of trees. Old trees.
In this companion story to My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother, beloved storyteller Patricia Polacco tells a lively and warmhearted tale of comic sibling tension and brotherly love based on her own childhood.
There’s nothing worse than a rotten redheaded older brother who is the most embarrassing brother in the Elwood school district in Oakland, California.
With stunning, cinematic art, this fact-based picture book takes readers into the heart of a forest fire and shows how animals survive, how heroic first responders curb the flames, and how life gradually returns to the forest.
There is a flash. Then a crack. Bluejay spreads the news: “Firefirefire in the forest!”
There’s a wildfire on Spruce Mountain!
In this heartwarming tale inspired by her childhood, superstar chef and TV host Carla Hall shares the story of young Carla, who eats a sugar cookie meant for Santa on the night before Christmas and tries to make things right.
Christmas is Carla’s favorite holiday of the year.
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey meets Dog Heaven in this profoundly beautiful book about the special relationship between kids and dogs, the importance of language, and finding the meaning of life even in its final days.
From the mega-bestselling author of Dragons Love Tacos and the mega-bestselling illustrator of The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors, comes this hilarious new picture book about an irresistible chicken who unexpectedly finds herself on an epic journey during Ancient Times.
From Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach and her husband, actor Andrew Shue comes a sweet tale about finding common ground and accepting and appreciating each others' differences.
A contemporary master of the nursery tale brings her unique imagination to a beloved classic.
In this humorous picture book, a girl's desire to knit mittens leads to something even better: the warmth of friendship.
In the vein of Please Don't Eat Me and We Don't Eat Our Classmates, I Eat Poop. by Mark Pett is a heartwarming and hilarious picture book about friendship, fitting in, and accepting each others' differences.
Dougie has a secret: he’s not a ground beetle.
He’s a dung beetle, and he loves eating poop.
A frog finds a beautiful flower and picks it for himself. When a mouse sees him with it, his jealousy overcomes him, and he swipes it. Frog’s friends come to his aid and chase the mouse away. But before the frogs can celebrate, Mouse’s friends return for a counter-attack. Before long the conflict has devolved into a full-scale frog-mouse war.
This funny, satisfying picture book from the author of What a Lucky Day! gives a fresh spin to a familiar childhood theme: trying new things.
And I like what I like!
Andy is a very particular anteater. He has his favorite toys, his favorite song, his favorite food . . .
Ants! They’re the best!
A circle of children ask others to join in their play and soon find out that inclusion is irresistible!
Katie Yamasaki’s newest picture book is an intimate and tender story of the love between a father and a daughter.
Dad wakes early every morning before the sun, heading off to work at the bakery. He kneads, rolls, and bakes, and as the sun rises and the world starts its day, Dad heads home to his young daughter. Together they play, read, garden, and—most importantly—they bake.
While kids write notes to Santa Claus, / Sharks line up for Santa Jaws. / They tell him all their Christmas wishes. / Santa thinks they sound delicious!
In a reassuring bedtime book perfectly pitched to ease sleep anxiety, a little boy overcomes his worries by befriending the darkness
In this sequel to the hilarious picture book Attack of the Underwear Dragon, brave Sir Cole teaches his former sworn enemy to read.
Join one Black family on their journey to discover what the real Santa looks like in this joyous tale celebrating identity, family and holiday cheer, from the New York Times bestselling author of Bedtime Bonnet.
This beautifully illustrated picture book shows how an old factory can become a brand-new apartment, step-by-step. Find out all about the people, machines, processes, and tools involved in breathing new life into an old building.
From Macmillan Publishers, The Macmillan Fairy Tales Collection is a stunningly illustrated collection of beloved and timeless fairy tales from around the world, perfect for readers of all ages.
A fresh, urban take on bedtime stories in the spirit of The House That Jack Built and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, from debut author Anne Wynter and Caldecott Honoree Oge Mora.
Everybody in the red brick building was asleep. Until . . .
Rraak! Wake up!
Pitter patter STOMP!
What a perfect autumn day! Papa Bear tells his cubs to bundle up in the cozy sweaters he knitted for them—but that is easier said than done. Award-winning author-artist Matt Phelan has created a hilarious and warmhearted ode to fall, patience, and knitting. Sweater Weather will be adored by fans of Anna Dewdney and Tad Hills.
Sweaters on? Not yet!
Stunningly illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling artist Vashti Harrison, Hello, Star (written by Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic) is an inspiring story about a love of science and the importance of empathy. When a young girl learns that a bright light in the sky is coming from a dying star, she promises to keep it company until the light goes out.
A sensitive, timely and ultimately uplifting portrayal of how an elementary school struggles, copes, and heals together after "something bad" is discovered written on the wall, illustrated by bestselling artist Corinna Luyken
This kind of thing won't be tolerated at our school, the principal declares the day the "bad-something" is discovered written
If people count sheep to fall asleep, then.
what do sheep count?
Join an unlikely trio for some irresistibly funny antics in this read-aloud gem from bestselling author Mem Fox and bestselling and award-winning illustrator Mark Teague.
Once there was a huge, scary dog. Right?
Wrong! But there was a cat.
In this zippy, call-and-response-style adventure, a cat and dog are astonished to find a mouse in their house!
A house is not a home for wild things;
wild things need to run, and soar, and swim.
George learns to overcome his fear of the dark with the help of his new nighttime friends, an ensemble of endearing animals rendered in celebrated illustrator Seng Soun Ratanavanh's wondrous, dreamy style.
Mo Willems, award-winning, best-selling author/illustrator and inaugural Education Artist-in-Residence at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, delivers a masterfully inquisitive look at opposites.
Inspired by a true story, this is a tale of a community that banded together to spread light.
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems—one for every day of the year. Filled with favorites and new discoveries written by a wide variety of poets, including William Blake, Christina Rosetti, Carl Sandburg, Grace Nichols, Matsuo Basho, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, and many more.
Wild Peace by Irene Latham and Il Sung Na is a lush, soothing mindfulness picture book about finding solace in the natural world.
Julia and her house full of fantastic friends are on the move, from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Ben Hatke.
One bright, sunny morning, the pond's creatures prepare to perform a symphony. The birds begin with their calls; the frogs join in with their croaks; the fox barks, and the bees buzz. At last the clouds arrive with their thunderous percussion...
In a big, big city
on a busy street
at the tipity-top of a tall building
lives a girl.
One night, after a story,
and one last sip of water,
she was getting sleepy...when out of the corner of her eye...
\\ () //
The girl was no longer sleepy. Now, she was...AWAKE.
A fun and clever cautionary tale for young readers by talented French author/illustrator Philippe Jalbert. Using a sequence of escalating events a mother warns a young girl what could occur if she touches a butterfly (hence introducing the chaos theory of the butterfly effect in an age-appropriate STEM-friendly way).
Have you ever seen the moon on a clear blue day and wondered why?
“…Emotive watercolors…The well-told tale works on multiple levels….” --School Library Journal
There once was a time when the sun alone ruled the day, the moon graced the night, and little children were sent to bed before sunset.
He's just a cute little unicorn who wants to take over the world.
A great book about prejudice and being open to new neighbors, friends, and experiences. It's also a conversation starter about the immigrant and refugee experience. For brave little readers ages 5 years and up.
After fleeing his home, Fox arrives in a new forest. Tired and looking for a friend, Fox knocks on the first door he sees. Will Fox make a new friend?
Architecture of the Heart is a mythical Hero's Journey through loss and rebirth.
Clive Prendergast lives successfully in the city, in a one-room apartment in a busy part of town. Humphrey works odd jobs and doesn’t always have a fixed address. Nobody Owns the Moon is the story of their friendship. This modern classic picture book is timeless in its tale of belonging and community.
Complete set of William Bee's amazing vehicle books, now in one volume
Every day Jimmy takes 'Skinny Kid's' lunch at school. No way will he be caught dead standing in that FREE LUNCH line. Even when he's called into the principal's office, Jimmy just shrugs. "Yeah. Whatever." Until a surprising act of kindness stops him in his tracks. For a split second a door cracks open into Jimmy's heart. Who knows? Maybe he'll just kick that door right open.
Sink your teeth into Werewolf? There Wolf , a gorgeously illustrated and rhythmic picture book revitalization of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale. Packed with wolves, weirdness, and witty word play, Werewolf? There Wolf features a modern and irreverent twist that gives Red more agency than ever before.
This Christmas, join a young girl and her grandmother as they embark on a holiday adventure to see The Nutcracker together! Her grandmother, known as Grand Jeté, was once a prima ballerina and danced in The Nutcracker herself, and now she’s sharing the magic of this special ballet.
Let's learn about the most mystifying species to ever walk the Earth
Plib is like every other N rfbl k kid on Earth, except for one thing.
He loves humans--those horrible, terrifying monsters who dominated the planet ten million years ago.
A breathtaking mountain adventure, in which a boy finds his inner strength, from the author of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning novel The Heart
A heartwarming look at love, loss, and memorable objects through the eyes of a child by critically-acclaimed creators Naseem Hrab and Nahid Kazemi
"Deeply evocative ... A beautifully poignant celebration of memories of a loved one that live on in those that remain." -- Kirkus Reviews - STARRED REVIEW
One Christmas, a tiny owl stuck in the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree stole the hearts of the nation. Discover the true story in this heartwarming picture book from celebrated mother-son team Jonah and Jeanette Winter.
There once was an owl who lived in a tree. Until one day her home was uprooted and she was taken far away from what she knew.
Follow the trail of good deeds in this beautiful wordless picture book to learn how small acts of kindness can make all the difference!
The newest story from the New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Brendan Wenzel is a funny and wise celebration of observation, curiosity, and indoor life.
A picture book, the first in a series, full of bold and playful illustrations and simple but important affirmations, that will allow young children, and even adults, to navigate their emotions and foster discussions especially during difficult times, like the present.
A picture book with bold, playful illustrations and simple text full of affirmations dedicated to being entertain
From the author of the bestselling If Animals Kissed Good Night series, an adorable picture book about a little lemur with a big loving family!
Who loves Little Lemur?
Mama snuggles him near the tamarind tree.
Papa feeds him a nighttime snack.
Brother and cousins chase and play with him.
All day long, no matter what happens,
Polly knows she's strong and capable. But whenever she offers to help her uncle or brother or neighbor, they tell her: "That's not what girls do."
A compassionate Spanish/English bilingual counting book that captures the power of a welcoming community.
Teach children about refugees and how each kindness can help them find a new home. More than half of the world's refugees are children fleeing scary situations in search of a safe place to live.
There are people who, for whatever reason, lose everything. Rodrigo was one of them. But there was one thing he didn't lose, and that was hope.
From award-winning author Pat Zietlow Miller, a timeless story about creativity, exploration, and friendship
What can you do with a rock?
You can skip them.
You can sort them.
Best of all, you can share them.
The hard-working crew of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site joins up with seven new road-building trucks to finish a BIG job: a brand-new road!
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Society of Illustrators "The Original Art" Annual Exhibition Selection
A 2021 New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book
Little Lobo and Bernabé are back in this joyful story about coming together and celebrating community, a lively follow-up to ¡Vamos!
A boy befriends a baby gargoyle in this magical wordless story in graphic-novel style from award-winning creators Jo Ellen Bogart and Maja Kastelic.
Anthony's house is full of family photos -- of his parents' trip to Paris, his great aunt, and Anthony himself as a toddler, holding his favorite rock.
Who knew a simple bowl of soup could be so interesting?