EXTENDED- Fall 2018 Usborne Books & More BOOK FAIR
Wed, Nov 14 7:36pm

EXTENDED: Place orders by 11/25/18 by emailing GMISGPO@gmail.com

I will also be bring some of the books to GMIS on Friday morning 11/16, from 8:30-9:30am, as well as have a paper catalog and a few books to look at by the sign in desk by Tracy over the next few days. Please feel free to email with questions!


Thank you to those who have already sent in orders.

*If you would be interested in seeing a larger selection, I will have a mini "open house" this Saturday at my home in Orinda from 10a-12p. Send me a message via Konstella (to Vanessa Chan) if you would like to come by!


Edited to add: Please see the ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.  (Do not order online!)


We will be kicking off our 3rd Annual Usborne Books and More Book Fair this week!  If you have a chance, please take a moment to check out these great children’s books in person at the Halloween festivities this Wednesday.  The school will benefit with up to 50% back in books for the classrooms and funds to the GPO!  


Think of your holiday gift needs coming up- these are great gifts and stocking stuffers for kids of all ages.  To check out the books online, please use this link for our school:

Usborne Books & More - GMIS 


***TO ORDER: Please email a list of books you would like to order to GMISGPO@gmail.com or send via Konstella to the GMIS Parent Organization,  or to Vanessa Chan .  

This is preferred over purchasing online, and you will not have to pay for shipping.  The books will arrive by early December.

Please send in your orders by November 15, 2018. -- EXTENDED TO 11/25/18


Our teachers are preparing a wish list of books for the classroom.  If you would like to purchase a book dedicated to the school, please let us know.


Otherwise, listed below are a few Best Sellers from past years with links to the website. Feel free to email me with interests and children’s ages, and I can help find something.  Remember those holiday gifts coming up as well!


- Vanessa Chan, GPO President


Chinese language learning:

Listen & Learn First Chinese Words

First 100 Words in Chinese

First 1000 Words in Chinese

(These have Internet links for pronunciation guidance!)


For babies/toddlers:

Flippy Floppy Jungle Animals

All Better

My Very First Animals/Dinosaurs/Space/Oceans books (*Best Sellers)


For early readers, age 3-5 and up:

Look Inside Space/Your Body/Trains/Computers (*Best Sellers)

Muddle & Match Adventure

My First Reading Library (great collection for those learning to read)

Stories of Mermaids



Step-by-Step Drawing

Lift-the-flap Art


Activity Books:

Pocket Doodling & Coloring (perfect smaller size for travel)

Unicorns Sticker Book

Build Your Own Monsters Sticker Book

Magic Painting watercolor books

100 Things for little children to do on a trip (wipe clean flashcards)



365 Science Activities

Questions & Answers about Science/Your Body/Space (*Best Sellers)

Beginners Science box set



Lift-the -Flap Fractions (*Best Seller)

Lift-the-Flap Times Tables

99 Math Puzzles



Other Favorites:

Wipe Clean Activity books (new! cursive workbook) (*Best Sellers)

Big Picture Atlas

Everyone Poops

What is Poop?

What are Germs?

Lift-the-Flap Telling Time



My Very First Dinosaurs

That’s Not my Dinosaur

Wipe Clean Dinosaur activity book

Shine-a-light Dinosaurs

Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide



That’s Not my Unicorn

Unicorns Sticker Book

Fairy Unicorns (chapter books)


See Inside books

How things Work

Your Body

Great Cities


Computers & Coding (several titles)


Shine-A-Light books (use a flashlight while reading to reveal secrets!):

Secrets of the Seashore

Secrets of Animal Camouflage

The Human Body


For Christmas:

Christmas Maze Book

1001 Things to Spot at Christmas

Christmas Magic Painting


Any questions, please feel free to ask! If you have an older sibling interested in more advanced titles, there is a range of chapter books, fiction and non-fiction for all ages.