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Kids and parents alike will rejoice in this lively read-aloud picture book, as the main character runs into (and away from) a tige...r over and over again as the plot gets sillier and sillier. Perfect for acting out while reading, It?s a Tiger! offers just the right amount of excitement without being too scary, and a sweet ending with a bit of a twist. Read More

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The bold, bright colors of India leap right off the page in this fresh and funny picture book adaptation of how Ganesha came to wr...ite the epic poem of Hindu literature, the Mahabharata. Ganesha is just like any other kid, except that he has the head of an elephant and rides around on a magical mouse. And he loves sweets, especially the traditional dessert laddoo. But when Ganesha insists on biting into a super jumbo jawbreaker laddoo, his tusk breaks off! Ganesha is terribly upset, but with the help of the wise poet Vyasa, he learns that what seems broken can actually be quite useful after all. With vibrant, graphic illustrations, expressive characters, and offbeat humor, this is a wonderfully inventive twist on a classic tale. Read More

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This lush, oversized book about birds features a variety of interactive guessing games and special features, including more than 4...0 lift-the-flaps and more than 15 pop-ups, plus intriguing facts about each bird, providing readers with hours of educational entertainment. With elegant, graphic illustrations, Birds of a Feather is a feast for the eyes as well as the mind. Read More

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Good news, Rabbit and Mouse are going on a picnic. Bad news, it is starting to rain. Good news, Rabbit has an umbrella. Bad news, ...the stormy winds blow the umbrella (and Mouse!) into a tree. So begins this clever story about two friends with very different dispositions. Using just four words, Jeff Mack has created a text with remarkable flair that is both funny and touching, and pairs perfectly with his energetic, and hilarious, illustrations. Good news, this is a book kids will clamor to read again and again! Read More

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Striking art accompanies the favorite tale of Jack and the Beanstalk giving it a fresh look that will enchant a new generation of ...readers. Retold in both Spanish and English, this universally familiar story is now a springboard for inspiring early readers and older learners alike to recognize Spanish and English words. The dual-language text make this book a useful and beautiful addition to both home and classroom libraries. Read More

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A book for doodling, drawing, and laughing! Featuring the inimitably humorous art of Calef Brown and a wonderful menagerie to stre...tch and inspire your artistic talent and imagination alike?plus 32 stickers! Wildly inventive fun for artists aged 5 to 105. Read More

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Who has kissed the most cobras? Eaten the most live scorpions? Sailed highest on a skateboard? Been stuck the longest in an elevat...or? These and 21 other vexing superlatives are the subject matter of this zany collection of verse by one of America's most well-loved poets, J. Patrick Lewis. Comic illustrations by Keith Graves make this the funniest, wackiest, rhyming-est book on the shelf. Read More

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Everyone's favorite bears (and some you may have never met before) fish, munch, dive, cuddle, and climb their way through this pla...yful romp. The simple rhyming text is enhanced with fun facts about new cubs (pandas are born no bigger than a stick of butter!) and bears around the world (the spectacled bear is the only species native to South America), while Bob Barner's richly textured paper collage illustrations bring the bears of the world to life. Budding ursinologists will bearly be able to contain themselvesthis book is sure to leave them roaring for more! Read More

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These unique lacing cards teach shapes, colors, and textures and develop hand-eye coordination with striking design and photograph...y. Bright, colorful cards with die-cut shapes can be laced alone or laced together into a book or a piece of hanging art. Fundamental concepts have never been so versatile to use or fun to look at! WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Read More

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Day meets Night and Night meets Day in this delightful picture book based on the Pixar short, Day and Night, which premiered with ...Toy Story 3 in 2010. Kids will delight in the way these two characters explore their differences and eventually realize how much they like and enjoy each other. A wonderful way to experience the magic of this Pixar short again and again andrejoice in the attraction of opposites! Read More

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All over the world, parents are raising kids to get active and embrace the "design-it-yourself" spirit of homemade arts and crafts.... D.I.Y. Kids encourages young readers to use basic design principles and onhand materials to express their individuality through more than eighty imaginative projects. The book is divided into four sections"Graphics," "Toys," "Home," and "Fashion"each packed with fun ideas for making T-shirts, party supplies, pop-up cards, bracelets, stuffed animals, and dozens of other fun and useful items. Each project is explained with step-by-step instructions and colorful photographs of cool designs and the kids who made them. The projectsrated by difficulty, time, mess, and costare intended for ages seven through twelve, but can easily be modified to suit all ages. Read More

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Early one morning, Stanley drives off with just one thing in mind: going fishing. He puts his boat in the stream and rows to all t...he best fishing spots, but not a single fish bites. Where are they? In the third book in his Stanley series, renowned graphic designer Craig Frazier once again uses his unique imagination to inspire readers to see and think in fresh new ways. And that's no fish story! Read More

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Award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introd...uction to seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts, making it a guide that is equally at home being read on a parent's lap as in a classroom reading circle. Read More

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This fun kit teaches kids the importance of saying thank you. Includes everything a child needs to create imaginative thank-you no...tes: cards, envelopes, colorful stickers, and an easy-to-use instruction book that doubles as an address book. Read More

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This striking addition to Chronicle's successful bilingual book series introduces children to the universally loved stories Beauty... and the Beast. Retold in both Spanish and English, classic fairy tales provide young readers with a fun way to learn to recognize words in both languages. Easy-to-follow text coupled with gorgeous illustrations make it a wonderful addition to the home or classroom library. Read More

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It's Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack Be Nimble, Miss Muffet, Little Boy Blue, and more, like you've never seen them before! Re...nowned artist J.otto Seibold re-nursuries and re-rhymes over the Mother Goose classics in this must-have collection. Featuring recurring characters and an ending that brings everyone back for a showstopping finale, this book is the most fun dear old Mother Goose has ever had! Read More

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Taro Gomi invites children to punch out more than 60 fantastic playthings, including ring-toss games, finger puppets, boxes, pictu...re frames, a zoo's worth of animals, and more! Packed with Gomi's fun, accessible artwork and a delightful variety of games and toys, this book will appeal to children of all ages, engaging their imaginations and entertaining them all day long. Read More

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In this big, beautiful, astonishing book, more than 50 animals are hiding. In elegant drawings and graphic, eye-catching layouts, ...Out of Sight will enthrall children with the amazing variety of the animal kingdom. Read More

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From fleet-footed cheetahs to howling wolves, and from playful dolphins to earth-shaking elephants, the world of animals is wonder...fully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured animal's appearance, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that helps explain a defining feature or behavior. Read More

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Some of our world's most intriguing animals are among its creepiest. This new series spotlights six mini-beasts that scurry, crawl..., wriggle, or hop. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature's body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity that emphasizes a defining physical characteristic. Read More

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This fabulous, life-sized introduction to what animals eat, how they eat it, and how much they eat in a single bite is full ofcomp...elling facts and images. From the tiny sand-grain-sized bite of earth that the earthworm takes to the double-gatefold spread of a sperm whale sucking a whole giant squid down in just one bite, this book and the eleven animals in it are EXACTLY as large as life! Read More

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Renowned author Daniel Pinkwater and best-selling poet and artist Calef Brown team up to champion the ridiculous! These endlessly ...fascinating and imaginative poems are as fresh and delightful today as they were when Edward Lear wrote them more than a hundred years ago?from "The Owl and the Pussycat" to "The Pobble Who Has No Toes." This charming book proves that, sometimes, there's nothing children need more than a healthy dose of nonsense! Read More

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In this exuberant book, acclaimed graphic designer Craig Frazier does more than simply showcase a vast variety of dots, he encoura...ges young readers to look closely at the world around them. Through his energetic images, the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Buttons are dots. Wheels are dots. Ladybugs have dots. And so do the fried eggs on your plate. Lots of Dots is lots of fun! Read More

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Pamela Dalton?s exquisite, intricate scissor-cut illustrations wonderfully illuminate The Story of Christmas. Deeply reverent, ric...hly detailed, and teeming with life, Dalton?s images follow the story of the Nativity from the appearance of the Angel, to the shepherds who came from the fields, and to the three wise men who followed the star to pay respect for their new king. Working in a Pennsylvania-German folk-art tradition, rich with lovingly rendered animals and figures, Pamela Dalton has created a book that takes a deserved place among the finest celebrations of Christmas. Read More

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What is happening outside today? Peek through the window to find out. What is happening inside? Peek again! Whimsical die-cuts thr...oughout lead to charming and surprising reveals with every turn of the page. Filled with fun details (can you find the two mice playing throughout?), this deceptively simple book is one readers will visit again and again. Read More

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Open this elegant pop-up book and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas! Lyrical words describe how the Star of Bethlehem lit th...e sky over the first Christmas, and how it shines still today: as families gather, as gifts are given, as we celebrate our love for one another, and as we wish for peace and joy for the world. The beautiful diorama-style format invites the reader to follow the star that shines every year during this special season, all over the world, in our homes and hearts. Read More

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The princesses from Twelve Dancing Princesses are on glorious display in this fun memory game based on Brigette Barrager's beautif...ul new book. This classic matching game includes 72 cards featuring the princesses, their friends, flowers, a castle, and more. Children will revel in this irresistible royal world while building memory and concentration skills. Read More

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Magnificently capturing the colorful world of Islam for the youngest readers, this breathtaking and informative picture book celeb...rates Islam?s beauty and traditions. From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, everyday colors are given special meaning as young readers learn about clothing, food, and other important elements of Islamic culture, with a young Muslim girl as a guide. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns is equally at home in a classroom reading circle as it is being read to a child on a parent?s lap. Read More

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What will you find when you open this little book? A fun story? Sweet characters? Enticing pictures? Yes! But much more. Open this... book and you will find...another book...and another...and another. Debut author Jesse Klausmeier and master book creator Suzy Lee have combined their creative visions to craft a seemingly simple book about colors for the very youngest readers, an imaginative exploration of the art of book making for more sophisticated aficionados, and a charming story of friendship and the power of books for all. Read More

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What do ?I Scream!? and ?Ice Cream!? have in common? Nothing?besides the fact that they sound the same! The ever-surprising Amy Kr...ouse Rosenthal unleashes her prolific wit in this silly and smart book of wordplay. Perfectly complemented by equally clever illustrations from the talented and internationally renowned Serge Bloch, this mind-bending book will have young readers thinking about words in an entirely new way! Read More

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Discover how all kinds of animals bathe in this playful exploration of bath time in the animal kingdom! Learn how tiny shrimp aid ...eels in keeping their teeth squeaky clean, and how schools of fish help sharks stay spic and span. Young readers will recognize their own bath time habits, and will love splashing and playing along in their own imaginative way. Simple rhyming text and vibrant, colorful collages by award-winning author and artist Bob Barner make this book ideal for the youngest readers and bathers! Read More

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Bob Marley?s songs are known the world over for their powerful message of love, peace, and harmony. Now a whole new generation can... discover one of his most joyous songs in this reassuring picture book adaptation written by his daughter Cedella and exuberantly illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. This upbeat story reminds children that the sun will always come out after the rain and mistakes are easily forgiven with a hug. Every family will relate to this universal story of one boy who won?t let anything get him down, as long as he has the help of three very special little birds. Including all the lyrics of the original song plus new verses, this cheerful book will bring a smile to faces of all ages?because every little thing?s gonna be all right! Read More

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Hello, elephants and lions. Hello, penguins and monkeys. Hello, ? fun! The new Seedlings books offer irresistible introductions to... six exotic but familiar animals, using a friendly voice and text crafted for the youngest of readers to touch upon the creatures? bodies, behaviors, habitats, and family relationships. Dynamic photos, meanwhile, provide alluring depictions of the featured animal eating, moving, growing, and playing. Put these books on your shelves and plant the seeds of knowledge! Read More

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Hello, elephants and lions. Hello, penguins and monkeys. Hello, ? fun! The new Seedlings books offer irresistible introductions to... six exotic but familiar animals, using a friendly voice and text crafted for the youngest of readers to touch upon the creatures? bodies, behaviors, habitats, and family relationships. Dynamic photos, meanwhile, provide alluring depictions of the featured animal eating, moving, growing, and playing. Put these books on your shelves and plant the seeds of knowledge! Read More

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Victor Dickens hates to read, and nothing can change his mind. Or can it? How about a parrot with a peg leg? Or a rabbit with blac...k barn boots? Or a field mouse with gold coins? Anything can happen on the whimsical, wonderful night when a little boy with a stubborn hatred of books discovers that printed words can take on lives of their own. Reissued here with a text crafted for even younger readers, I Hate to Read! won the 1993 Benjamin Franklin Award upon its original publication. Read More

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Creative Editions is proud to reissue these cleverly illustrated titles, in which a curious mouse eats its way into a book and, di...scovering a canvas for adventure, uses its ingenuity to turn the blank sheets of paper into something more. Watch as the bored little rodent experiments with paints in The Colors, then is joined by a whole group of gnawing mice that turns scraps of paper into a counting lesson in The Numbers. Read More

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Creative Editions is proud to reissue these cleverly illustrated titles, in which a curious mouse eats its way into a book and, di...scovering a canvas for adventure, uses its ingenuity to turn the blank sheets of paper into something more. Watch as the bored little rodent experiments with paints in The Colors, then is joined by a whole group of gnawing mice that turns scraps of paper into a counting lesson in The Numbers. Read More

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The fun-filled story starring Lexi, the street-smart squirrel, and his friend PeeWee, the well-read guinea pig, is now available i...n paperback. Lexi doesn't trust humans. But when a homeless stranger rescues PeeWee from the jaws of a vicious dog, Lexi has a change of heart. Can two rodents make a difference in the life of a man living hungry and friendless in Central Park? Read More

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Work it, Rosie Flo! The fashion-themed coloring book series is getting its very own fashion show. Artists and fashionistas alike w...ill delight in this stylish experience: An easy-to-construct paper pop-up theater and a runway set the stage for 18 paper models to strut their stuff. Just color in the fashions, and then stage an unforgettable show! Read More

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In one lifetime, a caribou will shed 10 sets of antlers, a woodpecker will drill 30 roosting holes, a giraffe will wear 200 spots,... a seahorse will birth 1,000 babies. Count each one and many more while learning about the wondrous things that can happen in just one lifetime. This extraordinary book collects animal information not available anywhere else?and shows all 30 roosting holes, all 200 spots, and, yes!, all 1,000 baby seahorses in eye-catching illustrations. A book about picturing numbers and considering the endlessly fascinating lives all around us, Lifetime is sure to delight young nature lovers. Read More

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The lion is king of the jungle! The great white shark is sovereign of the seas! The timber wolf is emperor of the forests! But . .... . it?s lonely at the top of the food chain. It?s difficult to fit in when plant eaters can be so cruel?just because you ate a relative of theirs that one time! What?s a carnivore to do? Aaron Reynolds?s roaringly funny text is perfectly paired with Dan Santat?s mouthwatering illustrations, creating a toothsome book that?s sure to stand out from the herd. Read More

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Bestselling author and award-winning actress Julianne Moore pays homage to all the Muttis, Mammas, and Mamans who are from another... country. A foreign mom may eat, speak, and dress differently than other moms? she may wear special clothes for holidays, twist hair in strange old-fashioned braids, and cook recipes passed down from grandma. Such a mom may be different than other moms, but...she is also clearly the best. Vividly illustrated by Meilo So, this funny and heartwarming picture book about growing up in multiple cultures celebrates the diverse world in which we live. Read More

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All Yeti wants to do after a long day in the woods is to close his eyes and go to sleep. But something is not right! Shadows lurk,... sounds creak, and there are monsters...or are there? This entertaining bedtime book featuring the fierce and frenetic GAMAGO Yeti will amuse and delight kids, all while encouraging them to turn out the light and go to sleep! Read More

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Creepy Creatures inspects the ground, observes plants, and peers into crevices to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly,... slide, or crawl. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature?s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity. Read More

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Creepy Creatures inspects the ground, observes plants, and peers into crevices to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly,... slide, or crawl. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature?s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity. Read More

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Creepy Creatures inspects the ground, observes plants, and peers into crevices to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly,... slide, or crawl. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature?s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity. Read More

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Creepy Creatures inspects the ground, observes plants, and peers into crevices to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly,... slide, or crawl. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature?s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity. Read More

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When the skies of Africa darken with rain and the river swells, a good natured crocodile named Snout lends his broad back to many ...stranded animal neighbors. After he ferries soggy fireflies, dripping hedgehogs, and other creatures over dangerous waters, his good deeds are repaid in full when a shift to hot, dry weather leaves him vulnerable instead. Written by Children?s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and illustrated by acclaimed picture book artist Monique Felix, The Good Ship Crocodile is a charming story of friendship sure to inspire readers of all ages. Read More

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Creepy Creatures inspects the ground, observes plants, and peers into crevices to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly,... slide, or crawl. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature?s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity. Read More

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Join the Bunny Family for a busy day in their home town, on a fun-filled farm adventure, and at the port for an exciting outing in... this seek-and-find book where there is always something to discover. From the time they wake up until the time they go to sleep, there is so much to see and do. Don?t forget to keep an eye out for that pesky Benny Badger?he is always up to no good! With a fresh and adorable illustration style, and so many details on every page, this picture book begs to be read again and again. Read More

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