Bellah's Books for Kids

Bellah started with Copperfield’s Books in 1992 and worked in many different capacities before becoming the book buyer for children’s books, cookbooks, as well as art and craft books. Her not-so-secret love is for children’s picture books. Her monthly picks are available online and in the stores.

Book Recommendations

Woodland Dreams By Karen Jameson, Marc Boutavant (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karen Jameson, Marc Boutavant (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452170633
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - October 27th, 2020

Eric By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338622089
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - October 20th, 2020

Addy's Cup of Sugar (A Stillwater Book): (Based on a Buddhist story of healing) By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439634281
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - October 20th, 2020

Sound: Shhh . . . Bang . . . POP . . . BOOM! By Romana Romanyshyn, Andriy Lesiv Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781452179780
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - October 6th, 2020

Rain Before Rainbows By Smriti Prasadam-Halls, David Litchfield (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536212839
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - October 6th, 2020

The Wanderer By Peter Van den Ende Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781646140176
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Levine Querido - October 6th, 2020

What We'll Build: Plans For Our Together Future By Oliver Jeffers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593206751
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Philomel Books - October 6th, 2020

While You're Away By Theoodoris Papioannou, Petros Boulaubasis (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781662650055
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: mineditionUS - October 6th, 2020

Animals Brag about Their Bottoms By Maki Sato, Brian Bergstrom (Translator) Cover Image
By Maki Sato, Brian Bergstrom (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771647106
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greystone Kids - September 29th, 2020

Julia's House Moves On By Ben Hatke, Ben Hatke (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ben Hatke, Ben Hatke (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250191373
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: First Second - September 29th, 2020

Round By Jennifer Ward, Lisa Congdon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jennifer Ward, Lisa Congdon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534431195
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Beach Lane Books - September 29th, 2020

A Mystery in the Forest By Daniel Montero Galán (Illustrator), Susanna Isern Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9788416733927
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Cuento de Luz SL - September 15th, 2020

Solid, Liquid, Gassy! (A Fairy Science Story) By Ashley Spires Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581444
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020

Field Trip to the Ocean Deep (Field Trip Adventures) By John Hare Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823446308
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - September 8th, 2020

Robobaby By David Wiesner, David Wiesner (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Wiesner, David Wiesner (Illustrator)
$17.99
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780544987319
Published: Clarion Books - September 1st, 2020

I Talk Like a River By Jordan Scott, Sydney Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jordan Scott, Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823445592
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Neal Porter Books - September 1st, 2020

Guts: A Graphic Novel By Raina Telgemeier Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545852500
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Graphix - September 17th, 2019

Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534424760
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

Fairy Science By Ashley Spires Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581390
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

Frankly in Love By David Yoon Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812209
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

Stargazing By Jen Wang, Jen Wang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jen Wang, Jen Wang (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250183880
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - September 10th, 2019

Oh, Rats! By Tor Seidler, Gabriel Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tor Seidler, Gabriel Evans (Illustrator)
$17.99
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781534426849
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 27th, 2019

The Rhythm of the Rain By Grahame Baker-Smith, Grahame Baker-Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536205756
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Templar - August 20th, 2019

Overview, Young Explorer's Edition: A New Way of Seeing Earth By Benjamin Grant, Sandra Markle Cover Image
$24.99
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781984832023
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 29th, 2019

Penny and Her Sled By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062934536
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - October 29th, 2019

Stretchy McHandsome By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803741218
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - October 8th, 2019

Rick Riordan Presents Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky By Kwame Mbalia Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368039932
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 15th, 2019

Can You Hear the Trees Talking?: Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest By Peter Wohlleben Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781771644341
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greystone Kids - October 1st, 2019

Farmblock (An Abrams Block Book) By Christopher Franceschelli, Peski Studio (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419738258
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Abrams Appleseed - October 1st, 2019

This Was Our Pact By Ryan Andrews Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626720534
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: First Second - June 11th, 2019

Our Castle by the Sea By Lucy Strange Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338353853
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chicken House - April 30th, 2019

Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story By Raina Telgemeier, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338353846
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - April 30th, 2019

The Next Great Paulie Fink By Ali Benjamin Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316380881
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2019

The Line Tender By Kate Allen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735231603
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2019

A Brief History of Life on Earth By Clemence Dupont Cover Image
$24.95
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9783791373737
Published: Prestel Junior - April 9th, 2019

Trees: A Rooted History By Piotr Socha, Wojciech Grajkowski Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419737237
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2019

Inside Outside By Anne-Margot Ramstein, Matthias Arégui, Anne-Margot Ramstein (Illustrator), Matthias Arégui (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781536205978
Published: Candlewick Studio - April 9th, 2019

Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum By Raman Prinja, Chris Wormell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Raman Prinja, Chris Wormell (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9781536206234
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Big Picture Press - April 9th, 2019

Kindness Rules! (A Hello!Lucky Book) By Hello!Lucky, Sabrina Moyle, Eunice Moyle (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419734267
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Abrams Appleseed - April 9th, 2019

The Little Guys By Vera Brosgol Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626724426
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 2nd, 2019

¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market (World of ¡Vamos!) By III Raúl the Third, III Raúl the Third (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557261
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Sweety By Andrea Zuill Cover Image
$17.99
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780525580003
Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 26th, 2019

Once & Future By Cory McCarthy, A. R. Capetta Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316449274
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Jimmy Patterson - March 26th, 2019

Sweeping Up the Heart By Kevin Henkes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062852540
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - March 19th, 2019

The Apprentice Witch By James Nicol Cover Image
$16.99
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781338118582
Published: Chicken House - July 25th, 2017

Good old fashioned learning-to-use-your-powers magical world witch book. Great escape/adventure read,full of courage and discovery. ages 8-12


Little Doctor and the Fearless Beast By Sophie Gilmore Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771473446
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Owlkids - March 15th, 2019

Nightlights By Lorena Alvarez Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781910620571
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Nobrow - March 5th, 2019

Man-Eaters Volume 1 By Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk (Artist), Lia Miternique (Artist) Cover Image
By Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk (Artist), Lia Miternique (Artist)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534311435
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Image Comics - March 5th, 2019

Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat #1 By Johnny Marciano, Emily Chenoweth, Robb Mommaerts (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524787202
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Workshop - February 26th, 2019

On the Come Up By Angie Thomas Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498564
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019

Tempests and Slaughter (The Numair Chronicles, Book One) By Tamora Pierce Cover Image
$18.99
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780375847110
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 6th, 2018

Tamora Pierce is back with a new story told in the Tortall world. I love the story, the magic, the power, the humanity. There are a few choice social issues death with but mostly this is a story about friendship and how deeply felt and needed true friends are in our lives.


The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives By Dashka Slater Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374303235
Availability: Available online. Call stores for local availability.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 17th, 2017

This thought provoking non fiction account of a terrible crime perpetrated by one teen on another teen is remarkably balanced.  The story is told in alternating chapters from each main characters point of view. The author also presents a powerful demonstration of Restorative Justice and shows how it can be possible to create meaningful change without sending teens to jail.


Jane, Unlimited By Kristin Cashore Cover Image
$18.99
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780803741492
Published: Kathy Dawson Books - September 19th, 2017

Unusual & unexpected. Release date: 9.19.17 ages 14+


Audiobooks available!

Digital Audio Books

Get a Gift Card

Gift Cards

Nine Stores in Sonoma, Napa and Marin Counties

Petaluma Store

140 Kentucky Street
707-762-0563
click for hours & info



Petaluma 
Underground

140 Kentucky Street
707-782-0228
click for hours & info



Sebastopol Store

138 N.Main Street
707-823-2618
click for hours & info



Santa Rosa Store

(Montgomery Village)
775 Village Court
707-578-8938
click for hours & info



Healdsburg Store

104 Matheson Street
707-433-9270
click for hours & info



Napa Store

1300 First Street, Suite 398
707-252-8002

click for hours & info



Calistoga Store

1330 Lincoln Avenue
707-942-1616
click for hours & info



San Rafael Store

1200 4th Street
415-524-2800

click for hours & info



Novato Store

999 Grant Avenue
Suite 105
(415) 763-3052
click for hours & info



Larkspur Store
2419 Larkspur Landing Circle
(415) 870-9843
click for hours & info

Headquarters (Offices)

139 Edman Way 
Sebastopol
707-823-8991
click for hours & info