Archive for May, 2011

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Bumkins and the Ultimate Playdate

Posted in Bumkins, Press on May 31st, 2011 by admin – Comments Off

Bumkins new owl SuperBibs were a huge hit at the “Chicago’s Ultimate Playdate” in May.

Ultimate Playdate and Bumkins

Ultimate Playdate and Bumkins

Bump Club and Beyond teamed up with FamilyFinds.com for CHICAGO’s ULTIMATE PLAYDATE – a quarterly series of weekend play dates for families at the hottest local play areas.  What made it so ultimate is:

  • The locations remained a mystery until the week of!
  • All families received discounted admission (through FamilyFinds.com) to some of the hottest play areas!
  • Free snacks, food, gift bags, giveaways and more – making this not your average play date!

Visit Bump Club and Beyond and FamilyFinds.com for more upcoming opportunities like this one!

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New Book from Dr. Seuss

Posted in Bumkins on May 17th, 2011 by admin – Comments Off

Random House Children’s Books has announced that it will publish seven Seuss stories that appeared in magazines in the 1950s.

The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories by Dr. Seuss

The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories by Dr. Seuss

The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories by Dr. Seuss will be available September 27, 2011. It includes “The Bear, the Rabbit, and the Zinniga-Zanniga,” about a rabbit who is saved from a bear with a single eyelash; “Gustav the Goldfish,” an early, rhymed version of the book A Fish Out of Water; “Tadd and Todd,” a tale passed down via photocopy to generations of twins; “Steak for Supper,” about creatures who follow a boy home in anticipation of a steak dinner; “The Bippolo Seed,” in which a scheming feline leads an innocent duck to make a bad decision; “The Strange Shirt Spot,” which was the inspiration for the bathtub-ring scene in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back; and “The Great Henry McBride,” about a boy whose far-flung career fantasies are only bested by those of the real Dr. Seuss.

Currently available for pre-order at Amazon.

Visit these sites for more info:   NPR •  TIME •  Publishers Weekly

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