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Doug Up


Doug Up is a collection of comic strips about two dinosaur best friends, Doug and Jerry. In Doug Up, illustrates Doug and Jerry’s journey while stranded in the modern world. After being frozen in ice for millions of years and dug up by an archeologist, Doug and Jerry now have to find their own way of living among humans.

With over 100 comic strips and 600 individual comics, Doug Up is a collection of tongue-in-cheek comics fit for all ages. Follow Doug and Jerry as they experience holidays, camping trips, part-time jobs, and many more adventures!

Find Doug Up in store at Betty’s Books in Webster Groves, Missouri.

My Mommy’s Boyfriend


My Mommy’s Boyfriend is an illustrated children’s book that introduces young readers to a topic that is very common, but hard to talk about. Many children have faced child abuse without even knowing it, and they continue to fall victim to predatory experiences because of their lack of knowledge on this subject. Written by Theresa Bowe, My Mommy’s Boyfriend teaches young readers that this subject exists, what to do if they ever encounter this situation, and more importantly, that confiding in multiple trusted adults is a major component in putting an end to child abuse.


Nova Be Bold


Nova is delighted that Mr. Marcus is her new dad. Candy, toys, and a now complete family – what more could she ever want?

When Mr. Marcus starts touching Nova’s private places at night, she is afraid to speak up. She fears her dad would be in trouble if she told her mom. However, Nova draws courage from her Nova stone necklace to be as bold as her namesake and share this secret.

Nova Be Bold educates young readers to confide in a trusted adult(s) if ever touched in private places. This book also helps parents explain common signs of sexual abuse to children, provides discussion questions for further conversation, and offers additional resources.

Find Nova Be Bold in stores at Betty’s Books in Webster Groves, MO; EyeSeeMe in University City, MO; and The Novel Neighbor in St. Louis, MO.

The Adventures of Jack and Alice


The Adventures of Jack and Alice is an illustrative tale that inspires creativity and imagination for all who read. Embark on an exciting adventure with Jack and Alice as they explore their colorful and vivid imaginations. Join them on a journey through the fluffy clouds, where new friends await, and a hidden palace becomes their playground!

The Delta Queen River Fun Facts Coloring Book


The Delta Queen, a National Historic Landmark, is the oldest overnight passenger steamboat still intact and capable of traveling the inland waterways of America. Built in 1926 and entering service in 1927 for the California Transportation Co., the Delta Queen and her identical twin the Delta King were the most lavish and expensive river steamboats ever constructed. The vessels cost more than $1 million each to build and furnish.They operated together in the nightly San Francisco-Sacramento ferry trade.

The Frog Who Couldn’t Croak


The Frog Who Couldn’t Croak, written by Roberta Rhodes and illustrated by Donna Masters, is an inspirational children’s book written for Roberta’s daughter, Ranette Rhodes-Visagie.  This book teaches readers to embrace all their unique attributes that make them who they are, even if these characteristics distinguish them from their peers.

Yeah, I Can Do That


Unsure of what she wants to be when she grows up, Indie embarks on an interesting test of skill, ability, and grit. Surrounded by supportive friends and family, Indie overcomes self-doubt and builds the confidence to follow her dreams. Follow Indie as she proves to herself that she can do it!