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McSweeney’s delivers The Goods with a book so chock-full of games, puzzles, and comics that your kids—and you, we promise—will get lost in its pages time and again…and not even hope to find your way out! The brainy and boldly-presented diversions include massive ready-to-draw monsters, a gold-star medal for Dad, magic lessons from a unicorn, and a recipe for hero milk. There’s no telling what you’ll discover. (Ages 8 and older; edited by Mac Barnett and Brian McMullen; Big Picture Press; $22.99; amazon.com)
Outside the Boxes
Brooklyn company LaLaaLu makes it easy for busy parents to buy thoughtful, modern gifts for kids with their bi-monthly KidBoxes. Each collection of 6-8 products is “curated” by an NYC parent—actors, writers, restaurateurs, and other urbanistas—who hand-pick contents relating to a theme. Available in three age groups (baby, toddler, and big kid), our current favorite—still on offer, but remember, quantities for every theme are limited!—is the Urban Design KidBox, which includes fluorescent crayons (toddler), Build 52 playing cards from Urban Canvas (big kid), and a Slide and Seek Safari toy (baby). (Various age ranges; $40 for one box, or subscriptions available; lalaalu.com)