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The New York Times bestseller ?Irresistible.? ?The Wall Street Journal Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the ...instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next! Children and adults alike will giggle with delight as the dots multiply, change direction, and grow in size! Especially remarkable because the adventure occurs on the flat surface of the simple, printed page, this unique picture book about the power of imagination and interactivity will provide read-aloud fun for all ages! And coming this September! Watch colors splatter, mix and transform in Mix It Up!, the highly anticipated follow-up to Press Here. Read More

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Adapted from one of Bob Marley?s most beloved songs, One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics of his music to li...fe for a new generation. Readers will delight in dancing to the beat and feeling the positive groove of change when one girl enlists her community to help transform her neighborhood for the better. Adapted by Cedella Marley, Bob Marley?s first child, and gorgeously illustrated by Vanessa Newton, this heartwarming picture book offers an upbeat testament to the amazing things that can happen when we all get together with one love in our hearts. Read More

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These four surprising jigsaw puzzles feature refreshingly original (and reversible!) designs that will dazzle the eye and provide ...fascinating color play for children and adults alike in this clever book. Each puzzle is securely inset in its page, making them easy to store or take on the go! WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Read More

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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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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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Press Here, the irrepressible New York Times bestseller, is now available in a Spanish language edition. With four starred reviews..., a long-running spot as a New York Times bestseller, and appearances on almost every major ?Best of Year? list, this remarkable book has won ardent fans everywhere with its simple but irresistible conceit: PRESS HERE on the yellow dot and watch the magic happen! Proving that the power of imagination trumps all technology and sophisticated language, this book?s compelling interactivity makes it perfect to read (and play!) in the multilingual home or classroom. 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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Thirteen witty and wacky poems pose riddles that challenge readers to "Name That Book." With a glass slipper here and a spiderweb ...there, Lynn Munsinger's adorable illustrations lead young readers to the solutions. From Goodnight Moon to Madeline, children and parents alike will delight in recognizing their most cherished stories. Read More

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What are as light as a feather and as old as the dinosaurs? Butterflies! With a lively text and vibrant paper-collage illustration...s, award-winning author Bob Barner brings us a wonderful look at the amazing history of butterflies, and how their lives intersected with the dinosaurs millions of years ago. Readers will be fascinated to discover that when they stop to admire a beautiful butterfly, a dinosaur may have once done the same! This gorgeous, rollicking, informative book is sure to become a favorite of budding scientists everywhere. Read More

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These ten fun and educational lacing cards feature Eric Carle's charming book cover illustrations. Durable and reusable, these lac...ing cards encourage hand-eye coordination and help develop sequencing, dexterity, and motor skills. Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in a child's room. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Read More

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This one-of-a-kind sticker activity kit offers children hours of creative fun with Julius and his friends. The sturdy, portable fo...rmat features hundreds of stickers, an art-and-sticker activity book, and a pop-up island scene that children can decorate with stickers and punch-out characters. The engaging activities in the 48-page book can be done alone or shared with family and friends. Design Julius's costume, decorate a giant cupcake, create an amusement park scene, and more! Read More

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Ahoy! Drop anchor for T Is for Tugboat, the nautical follow-up to the alphabet book A Is for Astronaut and its companion C Is for ...Caboose. Clever photographs and illustrations teach youngreaders about everything from mizzenmasts to crackerjack suits. Land ho! Read More

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Children will learn as they play with this imaginative activity book designed to develop important childhood skills and creativity.... This colorful, oversized book is packed with hours and hours of doodling, drawing, and fun! Read More

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The dinosaur fossils in the museum come to life (and sing, dance, and eat gingerbread) in this rollicking twist on the classic poe...m 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. And with the enclosed CD, children of all ages can enjoy dinosaur-themed Christmas party music, and hear the story read aloud by the Today Show's Al Roker! A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the book goes to support the American Museum of Natural History in New York, where the story is set. Read More

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This delightful flip book by renowned author-illustrator team Laura Numeroff and Lynn Munsinger celebrates all the wonderful thing...s brothers and sisters can do together, from climbing trees and sharing snacks to playing sports and making music. After reading what brothers do best, simply flip the book over and enjoy the story again from a sister's perspective! With charming mirrored text and adorable illustrations, this exciting follow-up to the best-selling What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies Do Best and What Grandmas Do Best/What Grandpas Do Best is sure to appeal to any child who has?or wishes for?a brother or sister to play with. Read More

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Filled with vibrant illustrations, search-and-find challenges, and 46 reusable stickers, this oversized book is a spectacular play... space for future world travelers. And Mouk is the perfect tour guide! His journey takes him all around the world, and at every stop along the way his animal friends share fascinating tidbits about local customs. Young adventure-seekers will be amazed and amused by something new with every reading. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Read More

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Ready to frame and hang, this collection of large-format nursery artinspired by the colors and seasonal sights of rustic New Engla...ndfeatures bright apple orchards, homespun townscapes, sunlit harbors and lively forests, all in Suzy Ultman's signature inventive style. Printed on heavy-duty board, the 12 gorgeous posters in this giant portfolio can be pulled out and hung, given away one at a time, or leafed through like an oversized picture book. Read More

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An elegant addition to any library, this deluxe alphabet book features 120 pages of Andrew Zuckerman's breathtaking wildlife photo...graphy. From alligator to zebra, each featured animal boasts two striking studio portraits against a clean white background, offering a unique up-close view of the animal kingdom. Readers can flip to a helpful glossary in the back for extra information. From the sleek beauty of a smiling hippo to the powerful majesty of a roaring lion, this gorgeous new book is both a stunning work of art and a ferociously fun way for young animal-lovers to learn their ABCs. Read More

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Three adorable characters in three adorable board books! These clever twists on dinnertime, bedtime, and clean-up time will deligh...t all the little mess-makers, picky eaters, and night owls in your life. 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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Striking art gives this classic fairy tale 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 to inspire readers to recognize words in both languages. The dual-language text makes this book a useful and beautiful addition to both home and classroom libraries. Read More

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Once you start to play with this clever mix-and-match book, you won't be able to stop. By flipping the cut pages, readers can crea...te more than 13,000 quirky characters, each accompanied by its own silly verbal description. So many combinations, so little time Read More

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Through harmony and rhythm, resonance and pitch, Ann Rand inspires readers to listen to the tuneful play of her text as it sings o...ff each page. Illustrated with graphic designer Paul Rand's colorful, witty artwork, Sparkle and Spin is a children's classic (now happily available again through Chronicle Books) that reveals to young readers the power and music in the words they use every day. 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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This striking addition to Chronicle's successful bilingual book series introduce 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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This striking addition to Chronicle's successful bilingual book series introduces children to the universally loved stories Rumpel...stiltskin. 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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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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Vibrant illustrations and a simple, rhythmic text are perfectly blended in this spirited homage to friendship as a little girl rec...ounts all the things she has learned from an enchanting menagerie of animal friends: "I learned to run from my friend the horse. I learned to sing from my friends the birds. I learned to read from my friends the books. And I learned to love from a friend like you." The bold graphic design and brightly colored illustrations that have become the trademark of Taro Gomi's work will appeal to both children and adults. 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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Bulldozers! Excavators! Dump trucks! All of the very biggest trucks are in here! This book offers an up-close look at ten amazing ...machines that dig, scoop, lift, and more. Toddlers will also learn the words for all of the very important parts that help the big trucks and diggers go. 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 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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