Lerner Publishing Group Announces Bumba Books™, a New Brand Featuring Photo-Illustrated Nonfiction for Emergent Readers

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#kidlit–This fall, open up the world of nonfiction for emergent readers with Lerner
Publishing Group
’s new Bumba
Books™
brand! Seven engaging new series feature eye-catching
photographs, intriguing topics, easy-to-read text, simple charts and
diagrams, and attractive design. Each of the 42 new titles also includes
age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary to help
kids build nonfiction reading skills.

Bumba
Books
are colorful, engaging books that appeal to new readers and
their inherent interest in learning about the world,” says Ashley Kuehl,
editorial director of Lerner
Publications
, an imprint of Lerner
Publishing Group
. “As part of our commitment to building strong
foundations for literacy and learning, we’ve also included
age-appropriate critical thinking questions in each book. These are
designed to help readers engage with the information on the page and to
also practice thinking critically beyond it.”

The following seven series will be released this fall:

Hooray
for Community Helpers!
— Who makes a difference in your
community? Meet a diverse collection of community helpers, including
police officers, veterinarians, and farmers.

I
See Ocean Animals
— Dive deep into the sea with these fascinating
introductions to ocean animals.

It’s
a Holiday!
— How do we celebrate together? Learn about holiday
traditions—such as Ramadan and Halloween—that we observe throughout the
year.

Machines
That Go
— Come along for the ride with these compelling titles on
a wide variety of fascinating vehicles.

Pets
Are the Best
— Take a look at different kinds of pets, from dogs
to hermit crabs.

Season
Fun
— Step into the season cycle and learn about all the changes
that take place with each season.

Sports
Time
!
— Get active with these introductions to favorite sports,
from gymnastics to swimming to baseball.

Visit www.lernerbooks.com
for free downloads!

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About the Publisher

Lerner Publishing Group creates high-quality fiction and
nonfiction for children and young adults. Founded in 1959, Lerner
Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent children’s
book publishers with fourteen imprints and divisions: Lerner
Publications, Millbrook Press, Carolrhoda Books, Twenty-First Century
Books, Graphic Universe™, Darby Creek, Kar-Ben Publishing, Carolrhoda
Lab™, LernerClassroom, Hungry Tomato™, ediciones Lerner, First Avenue
Editions, Lerner Digital™, and Lerner Publisher Services. For more
information, visit www.lernerbooks.com
or call 800-328-4929.

Hooray for Community Helpers!
8-book series
November
2016

I See Ocean Animals
6-book series
October 2016

It’s a Holiday!
6-book series
September 2016

Machines That Go
6-book series
November 2016

Pets Are the Best
6-book series
November 2016

Season Fun
4-book series
September 2016

Sports Time!
6-book series
September 2016

$25.32, Library Bound
$6.99, Paperback
eBooks Also Available
Ages
4–7
24 Pages ● 9 x 9

To Purchase: Visit your local bookstore, order by phone at
800-328-4929, or visit us at
lernerbooks.com.

Contacts

Lerner Publishing Group
Lindsay Matvick, 800-328-4929, x385
Publicity
Manager
lmatvick@lernerbooks.com
or
Libby
Stille, 800-328-4929, x347
Marketing and Publicity Assistant
lstille@lernerbooks.com