Parents Magazine–Best 10 Children’s Books of 2012

Parents Magazine presents their list of the best ten children’s books of the year:


Birds of a Feather by Bernadette Gervais

Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger


The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

Mrs. Noodlekugel by Daniel Pinkwater, illustrated by Adam Stower

Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Mark Hearld


Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds

The Tortoise’s Gift by Lari Don, illustrated by Melanie Williamson

Trains Go by Steve Light


Wonder by RJ Palacio

Z Is for Moose by Kelly Bingham and Paul O. Zelinsky