What’s it about? To avoid taking a nap, Tad plays his favorite game with his aunt. They spin the globe and set off on an adventure. Together, their imaginations take them from their home in Buffalo, New York, to Hong Kong.
Why we love it: “Rather than show travel as a chore, kids can see it as an adventurous reward. It doesn't hurt that the illustrations are by the multi-talented R.W. Alley who can charm any kid in an instant,” says Elizabeth Bird, children’s librarian at the New York Public Library.