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One Leaf, Two Leaves, Count with Me!

One Leaf, Two Leaves, Count with Me!

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This playful counting book shares the colorful highlights of the four seasons in charming illustrations.

Count your way through the seasons! In spring, the tree's leaves appear, one by one. By summer, there's a glorious canopy. And when autumn winds blow, leaves fly from the tree, one after another, leading us into winter. There's a world of activity to spy in and around this beautiful tree as the wild creatures, and one little boy, celebrate the cycles of nature. As little ones count leaves, look for animals, and enjoy the changing seasonal landscape, bouncy rhymes and bold illustrations make learning to count easy--corresponding numerals reinforcing the learning fun.

One Snowy Morning

One Snowy Morning

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Two woodland friends spot a mysterious pile of snow decked out with funny objects which they put to use in unintended and highly original ways, proving that things are what you make of them

One morning, a squirrel and a chipmunk find the oddest things stuck in a giant pile of snow. Readers will recognize a snowman, but the two friends have their own ideas about what they've found. The top hat is a tall rowboat; the carrot nose is a rare dragon's tooth; and the mittens, of course, are fish puppets. The squirrel and the chipmunk wonder what all of these items are doing in a giant pile of snow, but when they take them home they figure out just what to do with them. The tall rowboat makes a perfect table; the rare dragon's tooth makes a delicious soup; and the fish puppets make amazing hats! They throw a dragon tooth soup party for all their friends, and the next morning they put (almost) everything back, nearly where they found. Readers will still see a snowman, but they'll also see how the snowman can be so much more.

Over the River and Through the Wood

Over the River and Through the Wood

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The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh--so hop in, hold tight, and join the journey in this dazzling holiday classic!

In this stunning paper-over-board picture book, a blustering wind stings the toes and bites the nose, but hearts are warm and there's lots to eat--for 'tis Thanksgiving Day! Bundle up as you navigate a winter wonderland of sparkling snow-covered trees and adorable woodland creatures in this cherished holiday tale. Coupled with Emma Randall's delightful illustrations, the familiar poem-turned-song is the perfect way to celebrate the season. Just remember to leave room for pumpkin pie!

Praise for Over the River and Through the Wood
This jaunty, optimistic interpretation of the nostalgic Thanksgiving song will be useful in library holiday collections as well as for family celebrations. --Kirkus

Owl Moon

Owl Moon

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Celebrating 30 years of the beloved classic Owl Moon from renowned children's book author Jane Yolen and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator John Schoenherr!

Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Whoo-whoo-whoo, the father calls to the mysterious nighttime bird.

But there is no answer.

Wordlessly the two companions walk along, for when you go owling you don't need words. You don't need anything but hope. Sometimes there isn't an owl, but sometimes there is.

Distinguished author Jane Yolen has created a gentle, poetic story that lovingly depicts the special companionship of a young child and her father as well as humankind's close relatiohship to the natural world. Wonderfully complemented by John Schoenherr's soft, exquisite watercolor illustrations, this is a verbal and visual treasure, perfect for reading alound and sharing at bedtime.

Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People

Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People

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Once there was a little boy named Neftalí who loved wild things wildly and quiet things quietly. From the moment he could talk, he surrounded himself with words. Neftalí discovered the magic between the pages of books. When he was sixteen, he began publishing his poems as Pablo Neruda.

Pablo wrote poems about the things he loved--things made by his friends in the café, things found at the marketplace, and things he saw in nature. He wrote about the people of Chile and their stories of struggle. Because above all things and above all words, Pablo Neruda loved people.

Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers

Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers

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A USA Today Bestselling book!
A Barnes & Noble Book of the Month!
A 2019 Kids' Indie Next List Pick!
A National Bestseller!

Mr. Lemoncello would love to go bookwandering at Pages and Co. If you love books, you're going to LOVE this book!--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series.

An enchanting story about the magic of books and the power of imagination from debut author Anna James. Perfect for fans of Inkheart, The Land of Stories, and Story Thieves.

Since her mother's disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly Pages has found comfort in the stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents' bookshop. But when her favorite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, start showing up at the shop, Tilly's adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their books, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses. Tilly's new ability leads her to fun and exciting adventures, but danger may be lurking on the very next page...

When new secrets are uncovered, it's up to Tilly to solve the mystery of what happened to her mother all those years ago. From debut author Anna James comes a charming and exciting adventure about a bookish young heroine, a mysterious librarian, and a magical bookshop that will delight book lovers everywhere.

Praise for Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers

*Highly recommended for readers young and old. An important reminder of the centrality of stories in shaping our lives. --School Library Journal, starred review

A loving testament to the powerful magic of books and imagination. --Kirkus Reviews

Delightful! A Joy of a book.--Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink & Stars

A lovely and enchanting read, whether you're 9 years old or 49 years old. --The Belfast Telegraph

Paisley Rabbit and the Treehouse Contest

Paisley Rabbit and the Treehouse Contest

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2018 BOOK OF THE YEAR - Picture Book, Creative Child Magazine
2018
WINNER - Best Picture Book, Indie Book Awards

Can a lone girl rabbit with the odds stacked against her surprise Jimmy and the other animals to win the big treehouse construction contest?

When the school year starts out, Jimmy Squirrel, whose dad owns the biggest construction company in the city, challenges a close group of friends to a treehouse contest. To everyone's surprise, Paisley Rabbit, who has never touched a hammer or a nail and has no one to help her, joins the contest as a long shot to win. But as things heat up, Paisley shows she has some tricks up her sleeve.

A delightful tale of defying the odds and believing in yourself that, alongside playful illustrations, kids will want to read over and over.

Penguin and Pumpkin

Penguin and Pumpkin

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Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved character Penguin helps his brother in Penguin and Pumpkin--a charming board book that's perfect for fall.

Penguin's curiosity about fall sends him on a journey to a faraway farm. But his younger brother Pumpkin is too little to come along! Can Penguin find a perfect way to bring the joys of the season back home so Pumpkin can join the fun?

Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating fall and family in many forms!

Don't miss these other books from Salina Yoon!

The Penguin series
Penguin and Pinecone
Penguin on Vacation
Penguin in Love
Penguin and Pumpkin
Penguin's Big Adventure
Penguin's Christmas Wish

The Bear series
Found
Stormy Night
Bear's Big Day

The Duck, Duck, Porcupine series
Duck, Duck, Porcupine
My Kite is Stuck! And Other Stories
That's My Book! And Other Stories

Be a Friend

Peter's Chair

Peter's Chair

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Generations of children have read, re-read, and loved Ezra Jack Keats's award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends. Now, for the first time, "Peter's Chair," "A Letter to Amy," and "Goggles!" are available in paperback exclusively from Puffin. "A more charming or contemporary child than Peter...is hard to bring to mind." -- "Library Journal"
Pick a Pumpkin

Pick a Pumpkin

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The creators of Pick a Pine Tree are back with a joyful, energetic celebration of a Halloween tradition.

Pick a pumpkin from the patch. Tall and lean or short and fat. Vivid orange, ghostly white, or speckled green, might be just right.

Pairing a wonderfully rhythmic read-aloud text with expressive retro illustrations, author Patricia Toht and illustrator Jarvis capture all the excitement and familial feeling of a favorite holiday tradition. Readers will be happy to follow along with each step, from picking out the perfect specimen at the pumpkin patch (be sure to stop for cider and toffee apples) to carting it home, scooping out the insides, carving a scary face, and finally lighting a candle inside -- savoring the familiar ritual of transforming an ordinary pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind glowing jack-o'-lantern.

Pigeon Has to Go to School!

Pigeon Has to Go to School!

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Why does the Pigeon have to go to school? He already knows everything! And what if he doesn't like it? What if the teacher doesn't like him? What if he learns TOO MUCH!?!
Ask not for whom the school bell rings; it rings for the Pigeon!
Plant & Grow

Plant & Grow

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Nothing runs or reads like a John Deere Lift-a-Flap farming book! Introduce your little one to the wonderful world of farming with this adorable and sturdy board book filled with fun farm facts, tractors, harvesting machinery, and lively rural scenes designed to educate and entertain your little John Deere enthusiast. Simple sentences reinforce future language structure while grasping and lifting the durable flaps helps develop fine motor skills. A perfect first farm book!

John Deere Kids children's books recognize that the preschoolers of today are the farmers, builders, and innovators of tomorrow. Content and formats are based on the legacy of a long-loved company that encourages kids to play in backyards, to dig in the dirt, get muddy, and learn where food and shelter come from.

Collect the entire John Deere Kids series!

  • Durable flaps perfectly sized for little hands and fingers to open and close without any wear and tear
  • Great gift for the little John Deere fan in your life!
  • Surprise and delight baby with bright artwork and special treats under each flap
  • A perfect first farm book!
  • Officially licensed John Deere product
  • Plump and Perky Turkey

    Plump and Perky Turkey

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    When the people of Squawk Valley find themselves without a turkey for their Thanksgiving feast, they plot a way to lure one into town: They'll advertise for a "model" turkey to pose during an arts-and-crafts fair, and gobble the bird when they've finished the artwork. But they don't plan on meeting up with Pete--a turkey so clever, he outsmarts them all!
    Pony Problems

    Pony Problems

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    This pony knows quite a few tricks!

    A new petting zoo has opened in River Heights. Nancy, George, and Bess can't wait to check it out -- the zoo has the cutest shetland pony named Buttons. And it looks like the Clue Crew won't have to wait very long to get a glimpse of Buttons -- he keeps escaping from his pen and showing up all over town! He's getting pretty famous for eating the flowers in everyone's front lawns. As much as Nancy secretly wishes Buttons would turn up on her lawn, she knows it's important to make sure he stays put. The only trouble is, no one knows how he's getting out. Sounds like it's time for the Clue Crew to saddle up and settle this pony problem!

    Potty Superhero: Get Ready for Big Girl Pants!

    Potty Superhero: Get Ready for Big Girl Pants!

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    Every little superhero needs to use the potty - she just needs to know where to go! Help your own little superhero explore the idea of using a potty as she makes the potty training journey toward wearing big girl pants. Potty Superhero is an adorable book illustrated by Mabel Forsyth to show your little superhero how to use the potty.

  • ​Encourages and motivates toddlers beginning to potty train and reach the finish line to be diaper free!
  • Make potty training fun by encouraging interest in toilet training
  • Fun illustrations and cute superhero story offer a positive approach for parents and caregivers
  • Thick board pages for little hands to carry around wherever your superhero goes
  • Ages 18 months+
  • Presents Through the Window: A Taro Gomi Christmas Book

    Presents Through the Window: A Taro Gomi Christmas Book

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    Pink suit. Moustache. Helicopter. This may not be your ordinary Santa, but it's still a daunting Christmas Eve challenge! There are so many presents to deliver, and so little time. It's a good thing Santa has a plan. He'll just peek into every window and toss in a gift. Done! The trouble is, Santa is moving much too quickly to see who really lives in each house. With interactive cut-outs throughout, readers will delight in following Santa's lightning-speed Christmas antics as they discover the true (and hilarious) identities of the gifts' recipients! From the beloved and bestselling Taro Gomi, here is Christmas cheer for all!
    Priscilla Gorilla

    Priscilla Gorilla

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    When a whole class goes gorilla, they learn the importance of balancing passion and creativity with cooperation in this charmer of a picture book from the New York Times bestselling duo, Barbara Bottner and Michael Emberley.

    The day Priscilla gets a book about gorillas, she instantly becomes obsessed. She dances like them, eats like them, and wears her gorilla costume 24-7! There are so many things to love about gorillas, but what Priscilla loves best is how they seem to always get their way.

    So when Mr. Todd tells all his students to dress up like their favorite animal, Priscilla's choice is obvious. But dancing around and beating her chest when it's not her turn sends Priscilla straight to the Thinking Corner. She is of course outraged--nobody tells a gorilla what to do!--and as her attitude spreads, soon the thinking corner is full of her classmates. Is Priscilla really channeling her inner gorilla, or is she just a troublemaker in ape's clothing?

    Pumpkin for Peter: A Peter Rabbit Tale

    Pumpkin for Peter: A Peter Rabbit Tale

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    Hop into the world of Peter Rabbit and his friends in this charming board book!

    It's a wild, autumn evening and the Rabbit family is on their way to get a pumpkin. The woods are windy and dark, but Peter Rabbit is definitely NOT scared. Not even a little bit. But on their walk, there are scary sights, scary sounds, and maybe even a scary somebody out in the woods. Will the Rabbit family meet some unexpected friends in the woods?

    A sweet story about friends, this book has a gentle message about facing up to fears of the dark with a reassuring ending and beautiful illustrations throughout.

    Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

    Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

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    Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree. A special glossary explains how roots absorb nutrients, what photosynthesis is, how sap circulates, and other facts about trees. "Children will beg to share this book over and over."--American Bookseller
    Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?

    Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?

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    Find out what everyone in Busytown does all day in this Richard Scarry classic!

    Go on a fun visit to Busytown and find out how everyone spends their days. Full of fun and adventure, this classic picture book will keep the attention of little readers from page to page as they find out how construction workers, fire fighters, farmers, doctors, and more, help Busytown run smoothly each and every day.

    Riding a Donkey Backwards: Wise and Foolish Tales of Mulla Nasruddin

    Riding a Donkey Backwards: Wise and Foolish Tales of Mulla Nasruddin

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    Timeless wisdom is found in absurdity in these tales of an iconic Muslim character known as the sagest man in the village -- and also its biggest fool.

    Would you like to know how a thief can turn into a donkey? Whether a cow can climb a pole? Or why you should spoon yogurt into a lake? Mulla Nasruddin knows all the answers, and he might also tell you why he rides his donkey backwards. Whether in the guise of an imam in a mosque or a beggar in the street, this trickster is never at a loss for a rejoinder, though it may leave you scratching your head, rolling your eyes, or laughing out loud. Enjoy twenty-one classic tales about a much-loved character from Muslim cultures in a book packed with jokes, riddles, and wisdom and paired with vibrant, theatrical illustrations.

    River

    River

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    Caldecott Honor winner Elisha Cooper invites readers to grab their oars and board a canoe down a river exploration filled with adventure and beauty.
    In Cooper's flowing prose and stunning watercolor scenes, readers can follow a traveler's trek down the Hudson River as she and her canoe explore the wildlife, flora and fauna, and urban landscape at the river's edge. Through perilous weather and river rushes, the canoe and her captain survive and maneuver their way down the river back home.

    River is an outstanding introduction to seeing the world through the eyes of a young explorer and a great picture book for the STEAM curriculum.

    Maps and information about the Hudson River and famous landmarks are included in the back of the book.

    Road Not Taken

    Road Not Taken

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    For all of life's adventures comes The Road Not Taken, which The New York TimesBook Review calls "a book that begs rereading."

    This beautifully illustrated companion is inspired by Robert Frost's perennial poem. Heartwarming illustrations of a young boy journeying through a yellow wood accompany the original text of the poem. When a fork in the road arises for the boy, so too does the first of life's many choices. And as the poem progresses, so does the boy's life: college, career, marriage, family, loss, and, by journey's end, the sweet satisfaction of a life fully lived. The first children's book ever made of Frost's famous poem, this moving presentation makes an inspiring gift for graduation, marriage, career moves, and all of life's exciting roads.

    Rock from the Sky

    Rock from the Sky

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    Look up! From the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the Hat Trilogy comes a new deadpan gem.

    There is a spot.
    It is a good spot.
    It is the perfect spot to stand.
    There is no reason to ever leave.
    But somewhere above there is also a rock.
    A rock from the sky.

    Here comes The Rock from the Sky, a hilarious meditation on the workings of friendship, fate, shared futuristic visions, and that funny feeling you get that there's something off somewhere, but you just can't put your finger on it. Merging broad visual suspense with wry wit, celebrated picture book creator Jon Klassen gives us a wholly original comedy for the ages.

    Roll-Away Pumpkin

    Roll-Away Pumpkin

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    A wonderful & whimsical autumn tale!

    "Marla Little's pumpkin is rolling away! Can she catch it before it's gone forever? Readers both young and young at heart will delight in this lovely, whimsical tale." -BookBub

    On a windy autumn day, Marla Little comes running down the hill, yelling, "Help! My giant pumpkin is rolling away! Onward it goes, rolling and turning, with no sign of stopping! Diddle-dee-doo! Oh, what shall I do?"

    A little girl chases her giant pumpkin all over town with some help along the way. Featuring a cast of delightful characters and beautifully illustrated with memorable scenes, you'll love reciting "Diddle-dee-doo! Oh, what shall I do?" together with your little pumpkin.

    It's perfect for teaching sequencing to preschool and kindergarten children, and it's a fun way to introduce your little one to nostalgic characters such as the farmer, the baker, the milkman, and so on. Older preschoolers or kindergarteners may enjoy retelling the story. Try asking your little one who's running after the pumpkin and to guess what will happen next!

    There's more: This adorable little story is a celebration of pumpkins and all vegetables during the fall harvest season. With the townsfolk dressing up as vegetables, this picture book will get kids excited about Halloween!

    The book is exquisitely illustrated by award-winning Italian illustrator Daniela Volpari. Every page is a beautiful work of art, making this one of those picture books whose images will linger long after you've turned the page.

    Get your copy of this book now and inspire your kids to share and to help others.

    This book would make the ideal gift for your child to get ready for the fall or autumn season, Halloween, and Thanksgiving-all perfect opportunities to introduce your little one to the wonderful world of pumpkins.

    The Roll-Away Pumpkin is:

  • recommended for toddlers and preschoolers aged 2 to 5 years.
  • a delightful and whimsical children's picture book for early and beginner readers.
  • written with repeating sentence structures to capture young listeners' attention and give early readers confidence.
  • beautifully illustrated with exquisite autumn hues, brimming with expression and humor that small children will love.
  • a charming little story that teaches the joy of helping one another and sharing.
  • entertaining-the book is full of funny situations that are sure to elicit plenty of giggles.
  • perfect for teaching sequencing to preschool and kindergarten children at home or in the classroom.
  • Roly Poly

    Roly Poly

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    Roly Poly the polar bear gets a little brother he did not ask for, in this charming story about sibling rivalry and the bonds of family from the beloved picture book creators of Time for Bed, Mem Fox and Jane Dyer.

    Roly Poly the polar bear loves being an only child. His bed is only his. The fish he catches are only his. And he doesn't have to share his toy walrus tooth with anyone. But then along comes baby Monty. Roly Poly did not ask for a little brother and he certainly does not want one now! What is Roly Poly to do when Monty starts making him share his bed and fish and walrus tooth?

    Rosa, Sola

    Rosa, Sola

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    NOTE: this edition includes a "Discussion Questions" section for classroom use.

    Rosa Bernardi, an only child living with her Italian immigrant parents in 1960s Chicago, often feels alone, or sola, as her parents would say. But after she holds her best friend AnnaMaria's baby brother for the first time, Rosa is sure that if she prays hard enough, God will send her a brother of her own. When Rosa's prayers for a sibling are answered, she is overjoyed--until tragedy strikes. Rosa is left feeling more sola than ever, and wondering if her broken family will ever be whole again.

    A Booklist Top Ten First Novel for Youth and winner of a 2017 Catholic Press Association Book Award.

    Rosie Revere Engineer

    Rosie Revere Engineer

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    The beloved New York Times bestselling picture book about pursuing one's passion with persistence and learning to celebrate each failure on the road to achieving one's dreams.

    Don't miss Rosie's further adventures--with her friends Iggy Peck and Ada Twist--in the instant New York Times bestseller Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters, an all-new chapter book starring The Questioneers!

    Rosie Revere dreamed of becoming a great engineer. Where some people see rubbish, Rosie sees inspiration. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends. Hot dog dispensers, helium pants, python-repelling cheese hats: Rosie's gizmos would astound--if she ever let anyone see them.

    Afraid of failure, she hides them away under her bed. Until a fateful visit from her great-great-aunt Rose (AKA Rosie the Riveter!), who shows her that the first flop isn't something to fear--it's something to celebrate. And you can only truly fail, if you quit.

    Collect them all! Add these other STEM favorites from #1 New York Times bestselling team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts to your family library today!

    Ada Twist, Scientist
    Iggy Peck, Architect
    Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters
    Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants
    Ada Twist's Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists
    Iggy Peck's Big Project Book for Amazing Architects
    Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers
    Questioneers Family Calendar

    Praise for Rosie Revere, Engineer"Comically detailed mixed-media illustrations that keep the mood light and emphasize Rosie's creativity at every turn."--Publishers Weekly

    "The detritus of Rosie's collections is fascinating, from broken dolls and stuffed animals to nails, tools, pencils, old lamps and possibly an erector set. And cheddar-cheese spray."
    --Kirkus Reviews

    "This celebration of creativity and perseverance is told through rhyming text, which gives momentum and steady pacing to a story, consistent with the celebration of its heroine, Rosie. She's an imaginative thinker who hides her light under a bushel (well, really, the bed) after being laughed at for one of her inventions."
    --Booklist

    Awards
    2013 Parents' Choice Award - GOLD
    2014 Amelia Bloomer Project List
    ReadBoston's Best Read Aloud Book

    Run, Turkey, Run!

    Run, Turkey, Run!

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    The perfect picture book for the holiday, this hilarious twist on the traditional Thanksgiving feast features Turkey as he hops from hiding place to hiding place to avoid ending up as the main course.

    With Thanksgiving only one day away, can Turkey find a place to hide from the farmer who's looking for a plump bird for his family feast?
    Maybe he can hide with the pigs . . . or the ducks . . . or the horses . . .
    Uh-oh! Here comes the farmer!
    Run, Turkey, run!

    Runaway Mummy: A Petrifying Parody

    Runaway Mummy: A Petrifying Parody

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    A hysterical (and creepy) parody of a children's classic!

    Filled with uproarious illustrations, a beloved classic gets a kindhearted send-up in this utterly monsterized parody from Michael Rex, creator of the New York Times bestselling Goodnight Goon. This is The Runaway Bunny like you've never seen it before. Kids will dig the vast array of terrible monsters, but parents will love the sweet sentiment. A fabulous Halloween treat for all those little monsters!

    Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole

    Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole

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    You know that Santa can fly a sleigh, squeeze down chimneys, and circle the globe in a night. But did you know that another of his talents is writing haiku?

    December 1: White envelopes float / from my overfilled mailbox-- / December's first storm.

    December 24: Which is packed tighter / the sack full of toys or the / red suit full of me?

    These twenty-five short poems--composed by Santa himself--give you a peek into life at the North Pole as the December days tick down to Christmas. See the hustle and bustle of the elves' workshop, feel the serenity of moonlight on fresh snow, and find out how Santa and Mrs. Claus keep busy as Santa's big night draws near.

    Santa Mouse

    Santa Mouse

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    A kindhearted mouse becomes Santa's littlest helper in this heartfelt, joyful story that's a true Christmas classic.

    Sometimes giving is the best gift of all.

    In this charming holiday story, meet a tiny mouse with no name who is blessed with a large imagination and a generous spirit. He lives a very lonely life in a very big house. Yet he dearly loves Christmas and one Christmas Eve he surprises Santa Claus with a most unusual present.

    How does this small mouse with a big heart become Santa's special helper?

    Written by Michael Brown and illustrated in a timeless style by Elfrieda De Witt, Santa Mouse is a Christmas family favorite that parents and grandparents are sure to share with their little ones.

    Saturday

    Saturday

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    In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.

    Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....

    In this heartfelt and universal story, a mother and daughter look forward to their special Saturday routine together every single week. But this Saturday, one thing after another goes wrong--ruining storytime, salon time, picnic time, and the puppet show they'd been looking forward to going to all week. Mom is nearing a meltdown...until her loving daughter reminds her that being together is the most important thing of all.

    Author-artist Oge Mora's highly anticipated follow up to Caldecott Honor Thank You, Omu! features the same magnificently radiant artwork and celebration of sharing so beloved in her debut picture book.

    Science Verse

    Science Verse

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    "Amoeba"
    Don't ever tease a wee amoeba
    By calling him a her amoeba.
    And don't call her a him amoeba.
    Or never he a she amoeba.
    'Cause whether his or hers amoeba,
    They too feel like you and meba.

    What if a boring lesson about the food chain becomes a sing-aloud celebration about predators and prey? A twinkle-twinkle little star transforms into a twinkle-less, sunshine-eating-and rhyming Black Hole? What if amoebas, combustion, metamorphosis, viruses, the creation of the universe are all irresistible, laugh-out-loud poetry? Well, you're thinking in science verse, that's what. And if you can't stop the rhymes . . . the atomic joke is on you. Only the amazing talents of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, the team who created Math Curse, could make science so much fun.

    Seabird

    Seabird

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    The history of America at sea is presented through the travels of Seabird, a carved ivory gull. "The subject takes the reader over the globe and provides room for imagination to aid history in vitalizing the period. The beauty of the illustrations gives the book distinction." -- Horn Book
    Shall I Knit you a Hat?

    Shall I Knit you a Hat?

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    A delightful tale of holiday giving.

    "Shall I knit you a hat to keep your ears warm?"

    To protect his ears from the cold and snow, Mother Rabbit knits Little Rabbit a hat. He loves his hat so much, he and his mother make them for all of his friends.

    Includes a knitting pattern so you can make your little one their very own Rabbit hat!

    Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Story

    Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Story

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    Celebrate food and family with this heartwarming Thanksgiving picture book. We will share the risen bread. / Our made-with-love Thanksgiving spread. / Grateful to be warm and fed. / We will share the bread. In this spirited ode to the holiday, set at the turn of the twentieth century, a large family works together to make their special meal. Mama prepares the turkey, Daddy tends the fire, Sister kneads, and Brother bastes. Everyone--from Grandma and Grandpa to the littlest baby--has a special job to do. Told in spare, rhythmic verse and lively illustrations, Sharing the Bread is a perfect read-aloud to celebrate the Thanksgiving tradition.

    A warm and wonderful holiday treasure. --Publishers Weekly, Starred

    A paean to the pleasures of Thanksgiving, with rhymes so musical readers may just burst into song. --The Wall Street Journal

    A delightful holiday book that shows the heartwarming tradition of food and family. --Booklist

    She Loves You (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah)

    She Loves You (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah)

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    Filled with love, hope, and longing, this is a novel for readers of all ages. - Holly Goldberg Sloan

    Bestselling author Ann Hood crafts a funny, heartfelt story of a girl growing up in the heart of Beatlemania.

    The year is 1966. The Vietnam War rages overseas, the Beatles have catapulted into stardom, and twelve-year-old Rhode Island native Trudy Mixer is not thrilled with life. Her best friend, Michelle, has decided to become a cheerleader, everyone at school is now calling her Gertrude (her hated real name), and the gem of her middle school career, the Beatles fan club, has dwindled down to only three other members--the least popular kids at school. And at home, her workaholic father has become even more distant.

    Determined to regain her social status and prove herself to her father, Trudy looks toward the biggest thing happening worldwide: the Beatles. She is set on seeing them in Boston during their final world tour--and meeting her beloved Paul McCartney. So on a hot August day, unknown to their families, Trudy and crew set off on their journey, each of them with soaring hopes for what lies ahead.

    In her signature prose, Hood crafts an extraordinary story of growing up, making unexpected connections, and following your dreams even as the world in front of you--and the world at large--is changing too fast.

    She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

    She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

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    Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted.

    Throughout United States history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's right, even when they have to fight to be heard. In this book, Chelsea Clinton celebrates thirteen American women who helped shape our country through their tenacity, sometimes through speaking out, sometimes by staying seated, sometimes by captivating an audience. They all certainly persisted.

    She Persisted is for everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who has ever tried to reach for the stars but was told to sit down, and for everyone who has ever been made to feel unworthy or unimportant or small.

    With vivid, compelling art by Alexandra Boiger, this book shows readers that no matter what obstacles may be in their paths, they shouldn't give up on their dreams. Persistence is power.

    This book features: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor--and one special cameo.

    Praise for She Persisted

    ★ "[A] lovely, moving work of children's literature [and a] polished introduction to a diverse and accomplished group of women." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

    "Exemplary . . . This well-curated list will show children that women's voices have made themselves emphatically heard." --Booklist

    "[She Persisted] will remind little girls that they can achieve their goals if they don't let obstacles get in the way." --Family Circle

    "We can't wait to grab a copy for some of the awesome kids in our lives . . . and maybe some of the grown-ups, too." --Bustle

    "A message we all need to hear." --Scary Mommy

    "This will be a great read for kids (especially young girls)." --Romper

    "We cannot wait for the launch of Smart Girl Chelsea Clinton's new book to help remind kids everywhere that the fearlessness that characterizes the thirteen women in the book is what has emboldened us to constantly strive for progress and justice." --Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

    Shiny Shapes: Hooray for Thanksgiving!

    Shiny Shapes: Hooray for Thanksgiving!

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    Hooray for Thanksgiving! is a heart-warming addition to the popular Shiny Shapes series as Little Turkey takes time to remember all the things he is thankful for: family, food, and fun with friends!

    There are feather-shaped holes in every page, edged with shimmery, brightly-colored foil, leading to the end of the story--a Thanksgiving Day parade!

    With a host of cute characters to meet and a sweet story to share, Hooray for Thanksgiving! makes a special gift for the little one you're thankful for this holiday.

    Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down

    Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down

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    It was February 1, 1960.
    They didn't need menus. Their order was simple.

    A doughnut and coffee, with cream on the side.

    This picture book is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the momentous Woolworth's lunch counter sit-in, when four college students staged a peaceful protest that became a defining moment in the struggle for racial equality and the growing civil rights movement.

    Andrea Davis Pinkney uses poetic, powerful prose to tell the story of these four young men, who followed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s words of peaceful protest and dared to sit at the "whites only" Woolworth's lunch counter. Brian Pinkney embraces a new artistic style, creating expressive paintings filled with emotion that mirror the hope, strength, and determination that fueled the dreams of not only these four young men, but also countless others.

    Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep!

    Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep!

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    It's time for Big Bear to hibernate, so Old Man Winter keeps telling him: "Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep." But Big Bear doesn't hear very well. He thinks Old Man Winter has told him to drive a jeep, to sweep, and to leap. Big Bear just can't seem to hear what Old Man Winter is saying. Finally, Old Man Winter finds a noisy way to get Big Bear's attention. Cozy illustrations rendered in pencil and mixed media by Will Hillenbrand bring this bedtime story to a fitting conclusion.
    Sleepy Bears

    Sleepy Bears

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    Winter is here, and in winter, bears sleep. But how do you convince six not-so-sleepy bear cubs to go to bed? Mother Bear, of course, has found a way--with a cozy rhyme for each of them. Once again, beloved author Mem Fox enchants little ones--and their parents--with a tender bedtime story, irresistibly illustrated by Kerry Argent.
    Small Miracle

    Small Miracle

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    The wooden figures in a Christmas crèche come to life to save a poor old woman in this truly original contemporary parable.

    Told with 96 pictures by Peter Collington, the master of the wordless story, this is a Christmas treasure the entire family can enjoy.

    In the Publishers Weekly 12th Annual Off-the-Cuff Awards, booksellers chose A Small Miracle as the Book We're Sorriest to See Go Out of Print. Knopf is proud to reintroduce this picture book classic for you to enjoy Christmas after Christmas.


    From the Hardcover edition.

    Smithsonian Kids - 100 Curious Words to Know

    Smithsonian Kids - 100 Curious Words to Know

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    The world is full of wonderful words to learn so let's get started! Learn 100 words the Smithsonian way! Curious kids and their curious grown-ups will love to explore these pages full of Smithsonian treasures. This amazing book contains 100 words to spark curious young minds - all inspired by the collections found within the walls of the Smithsonian. Start with inventions and transportation, move through the arts, and all the way to nature and food. At the end of the book, play an alphabet matching game. Go back to find an object for each letter from A to Z!

    EXPLORE Explore history, science the arts and more
    LEARN Learn fun facts and new vocabulary words
    DISCOVER Discover fascinating Smithsonian artifacts
    SHINE Curiosity helps kids Shine!

    Smithsonian Kids books feature engaging educational content for little learners that reflect the integrity of the Smithsonian. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book goes to support the Smithsonian's educational mission.

  • Learn 100 first words the Smithsonian way! Explore, Learn, Discover and Shine!
  • 10 different categories to explore. Learn 10 different words on each category page with a matching photograph to help learn and match
  • Categories offer opportunities for questions and conversation and talking builds vocabulary and social skills
  • Wonder Facts through-out this book are just right for little experts who want to know more! Did you know Alaskan natives wore grass socks? Or before toothpaste was developed people use to brush their teeth with dry tooth powder? Come discover more today!
  • Vivid real-life photographs and sturdy, thick pages
  • Perfect for Ages 3 - 7
  • Snow

    Snow

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    Like most creative artists who are also critics, Shulevitz displays time and again in his own work the criteria that are the foundation of his critical theories. Snow is no exception. Through a minimalist text and carefully composed illustrations, it demonstrates his belief that the true picture book, with its inevitable melding of words and art, is a distinct genre. The premise is as simple as it is universal (at least in cold climates): the transforming power of a snowstorm. The setting is a dour, gray little town suggesting an Eastern European locale of old-except for television and radio. Neither of the latter is particularly prescient when it comes to predicting weather, for "snowflakes don't listen to radio, / snowflakes don't watch television." Only a hopeful small boy recognizes the first snowflake as a harbinger of the wonder to come. Nor is he discouraged as one adult after another tries to disabuse him. With each turn of the page, marvels occur that are presented only in the illustrations: the rooftops gradually whiten; the village becomes an enchanted landscape; nursery rhyme characters emerge from their niches in the Mother Goose bookstore, joining the small boy in a joyous winter ballet. As in Shulevitz's Dawn, the changes are gradual and logical-not quite as dramatic, perhaps, but nonetheless satisfying, with a touch of the fantastic. The palette is appropriately subdued, depending in the concluding pages upon the contrast between a freshly blue sky and snow-covered buildings rather than brilliant colors for effect.
    Snowman's Story

    Snowman's Story

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    Filled with charm and fun, this wordless picture book from a beloved illustrator lets kids tell their own version of the story.

    One wintry day, a hat lands on the head of a newly made snowman and brings him to life. Hiding inside the hat is a rabbit, who listens to the snowman read a story to some animal friends. When the snowman falls asleep, the rabbit hops away with the book. But the snowman isn't about to let his story--or the mischievous rabbit--get away. The chase is on!
    Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

    Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

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    One wintry day, a postman delivers a mysterious package with a big pink bow to a lonely man named Mr. Hatch.

    "Somebody loves you" the note says.

    "Somebody loves me!" Mr. Hatch sings as he dusts his living room. "Somebody loves me!" Mr. Hatch whistles as he does his errands in town. "But who, " Mr. Hatch wonders, "could that somebody be?"

    After some time, Mr. Hatch discovers just who his secret admirer is and, in doing so, enjoys the biggest surprise of his life!

    Sophie's squash

    Sophie's Squash

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    Kids will love this playful story of of a unique fall friendship between a girl . . . and her squash!

    On a trip to the farmers' market with her parents, Sophie chooses a squash, but instead of letting her mom cook it, she names it Bernice. From then on, Sophie brings Bernice everywhere, despite her parents' gentle warnings that Bernice will begin to rot. As winter nears, Sophie does start to notice changes.... What's a girl to do when the squash she loves is in trouble?

    The recipient of four starred reviews, an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor, and a Charlotte Zolotow Honor, Sophie's Squash will be a fresh addition to any collection of autumn books.

    Spooky, Sparkly Halloween

    Spooky, Sparkly Halloween

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    "Gerry comes up with a creative Halloween costume, but when her best friend Delilah has a costume emergency, the very fairy princess makes a sacrifice that lets her sparkle"--