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Eric Carle is one of the most celebrated children's book authors/illustrators of all time, with over 103 million copies of his boo...ks sold worldwide. Inspired by the classic book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, this clip-on book all about numbers will become your baby's favorite! The book has great activity features on each page, crinkle texture inside, a teether on the cover, a squeaker, and a hanging clip so your baby can have fun and learn anywhere! Read More

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Eric Carle is one of the most celebrated children's book authors/illustrators of all time, with over 103 million copies of his boo...ks sold worldwide. Inspired by the classic book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, this book will make bath time much more enjoyable for your little one! The book also comes with 5 squirties, based on other great books by Eric Carle, for your baby to play with and splash around with in the tub! Read More

HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS
$72.40 at Amazon

<p>Thirty familiar signs fill the pages of this handsome book, inviting the youngest child to come closer and take another look! T...ana Hoban's classic and acclaimed photographic books for preschoolers encourage pre-readers to discover the shapes, letters, words, symbols, and patterns in the world all around them. A wonderful choice for car trips! "Right on target."?<em>ALA</em> <em>Booklist</em></p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

Reeves International
$34.99 $29.74 at Kohl's

Breyer Wild Blue - Classics Horse & Book Set Breyer Wild Blue - Classics Horse & Book Set makes an ideal gift or can be added to k...id's library for fun reading and playing. Why You'll Love It: It's a combination pack that includes an interesting novel and a toy figure. Age: Horse figure: 4 years and up, Novel: 8 years and up Features Interesting combination of novel and toy figure from the story Captivating story Encourages reading Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

Tuttle Publishing
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<i>"When Fritz,<BR>the Janitor's bad kid,<BR>Went snooping in the basement,<BR>He found a rock snugly hid<BR>Beneath the window ca...sement.<BR><BR>He struck a match with one fell swoop;<BR>Then, on the concrete kneeling,<BR>he lit the rocket and?she?oop!<BR>It shot up through the ceiling."</i><BR><BR>Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell.<BR><BR>Originally published in 1912, <i>The Rocket Book</i> remains as profoundly enjoyable and incredibly popular as ever. This classic work will delight readers of all ages with the story of how a rocket launched from the basement floor of an apartment building and how it interrupts the day.<BR><BR>Peter Newell (1862-1924) began his career as an artist drawing portraits, using crayons as his medium. In his fantastic humor, many believe, is the first appearance of the gentle humor of the absurd which <i>The New Yorker</i> has subsequently developed to such a high level. Read More

National Geographic
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<b>Named one of the Best Children's Books of 2012 by <i>Kirkus Reviews</i>!<br><br>Named one of the top Children's Books of 2012 b...y the New York Public Library!<br></b><br>"Add a little natural wonder to your poetry shelves. Because if we?re talking about the best possible compliment to your eyes and ears alike, few have as many perks and grand moments as this." <b>?<i>School Library Journal </i>starred review</b><br><br>"Out of a windless August night/A luna moth in ghostly light<br>Beat softly on my window screen/Tick-tick-ticking-all silver green.<br>She whispered secrets in my ear--/I am but a stranger here.<br>The stars are scrawled across the sky/By ghostwriters, the Moon and I.<br>You will not see me here tonight--/I have a thousand stars to write."<br><br>What could be better than cuddling up with your child and this book on your lap and allowing your imaginations to soar with the words and images? Lovingly selected by U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and paired with vibrant animal photography, this collection of poems is an exuberant celebration of the animal kingdom and a beautiful introduction to this genre of literature. Designed for family sharing but targeted to ages 4-8, this dynamic, fresh, yet still classic collection of animal poems is a must-have for the family bookshelf.<br><br>Featured poets include J. Patrick Lewis, Dorothy Aldis, Emily Dickinson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Jack Prelutsky, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and many more.<br><br>Divided into chapters that group the poems by theme for extra resonance, the collection is a mix of old and new, classics, and never-before-published. A foreword from Lewis, sets the scene for helping children appreciate this gift of language and this visual feast for the eyes. Chapters include:<br> Welcome to the World (birth of animal young)<br> Big Ones (large animals--elephants, hippos, rhinos, bears)<br> Little Ones (small animals--worms, insects)<br> Winged Ones (birds and other flying creatures) <br> Water Ones (aquatic animals--fish, dolphins, crabs)<br> Strange Ones (curious creatures--armadillos, centipedes)<br> Noisy Ones (loud animals--lions, hyenas)<br> Quiet Ones (silent or still animals--hens, rabbits, snakes)<br> Last Thought (a reflection on the world we share with animals)<br><br><br><b>Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1054-6 , $28.90/$33.00 Can<br><br>National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.<br>Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. </b> Read More

Dover Publications
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<div>Roumania, Japan, Serbia, Lithuania, Africa, Portugal, and Russia are among the sources of these 35 stories that tell of a hau...nted forest, chests of gold coins, a magical dog, and a man who outwits a dragon. Perhaps the best English versions available of these classic stories. 74 illustrations.</div> Read More

Brand: Harry N. Abrams
$14.42 at Amazon

<div><div>A true masterpiece of book design and illustration for beginning readers, this collection pairs well-known nursery tales... with uniquely beautiful period illustrations that look as fresh and vital today as they did six decades ago, when the book was first published in Great Britain. Never before published in the United States, <I>My First Nursery Book </I>features four beloved stories: “Who Killed Cock Robin?,? “The Gingerbread Man,? “Three Little Pigs,? and “The Three Bears.? Franciszka Themerson, a Polish avant-garde artist and filmmaker who returned to children?s book illustration as a refugee in London in the 1940s, is regarded as one of the great talents in classic children?s book illustration. Finally, American children can experience and enjoy this remarkable volume, filled with stunning illustrations that will bring a new audience to Themerson?s genius.</div></div> Read More

Award Publications Ltd
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Favourite classics are vividly brought to life in colourful picture books, each with a lively audio CD and fold-out Picture Word G...uide. The 'see and say' rebus reading method is a tried and tested way to engage children in the first stages of reading. The 20 minute audio CD features 'listening' and 'interactive' versions of the story. For ages 4 and up. Perfect for sharing together or for children to enjoy by themselves... ideal for storytime, bedtime, travelling, or just about anytime! Read More

Golden Books
$3.51 at Amazon

Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, and Goldbug guide children on a point-and-learn journey through the words around them.

HarperCollins
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<p>Fans of Batman and Superman will love seeing their favorite super heroes alongside their super friends in DC Comics' Justice Le...ague books. In <em>I Am the Flash</em>, Central City is overrun with super-villains after Ultra-Humanite organizes a jailbreak. The Flash zips into action. With some help from his friends in the Justice League, can the Scarlet Speedster give these criminals a speedy trip back where they belong?</p><p>I Can Read books are designed to encourage a love of reading. <em>Justice League Classic: I Am the Flash</em> is a Level Two I Can Read book, perfect for kids who are growing more confident in their reading skills but still need a little help.</p> Read More

Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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<b >This <i >BOOOOOO</i>k<i > </i>comes with a ghostly surprise.</b><BR><BR>Everyone has heard of haunted houses. You know, the on...es that the mailman crosses the street to avoid. But it turns out that books can be haunted too. Of course all books are full of surprises?but <i>The Boo! Book</i> has a spooky one: A ghost! He rearranges the words, flips the pictures upside down, and waits very patiently for his special version of a surprise ending.<BR>     In the spirit of the classic <i>The Monster at the End of this Book</i>, this clever tale features a pop-up ghost encounter and friendly fun for all ages. Read More

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill
$40.00 at Amazon

Tesoros de lectura, A Spanish Reading/Language Arts Program, offers a balance of authentic Spanish literature and translations of ...classics and nonfiction text that builds reading skills and strategies in oral language, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, phonics and writing to develop a strong foundation and a lifetime and love of reading. Promotes master of oral language, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing skills. Provides weekly and unit practice for test preparation. Read More

Forgotten Books
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Introduction THE PENINSULA which lies between theD elaware and Chesapeake Bays and is composed of theE astern Shore of Maryland, D...elaware, and a little bit of Virginia, has for two hundred years been famous the world over for the lusciousness of its viands and the excellence of its cooking. The recipes which tickled the palates of the Colonial planters and their visitors, and first earned for the Peninsula its fame for the highest development in the art of cooking, have descended with the family plate to the heirs of those old planters; nor has the art of the Colonial housekeeper been lost; but rather has it been refined and adapted to modern conditions and cullinary appliances. Many of the recipes have been handed down from mother to daughter, and to grand-daughter among the women of the Peninsula and are as highly prized by them as their family plate and Colonial furniture. These recipes were gathered by the ladies ofT heM ilford New Century Club; and all were thoroughly tested before their approval. Only persons well-known for their cooking were asked to contribute. The publishers hope to perpetuate by this publication the housewifely lore of the Peninsula, and to share it with the public. It is with this idea that we oflfer the second edition ofT he Blue Hen sC hickens Cook Book to the public. Milford Chronicle Publishing Co.<BR>(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)<BR><BR><B>About the Publisher</B> <BR><BR>Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.<BR><BR>Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read More

HarperFestival
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<p>Everyone's favorite patchwork elephant, Elmer, is back in this brand-new 25th anniversary board book edition of David McKee's c...lassic tale, <em>Elmer</em>. Elmer the elephant is bright-colored patchwork all over. No wonder the other elephants laugh at him! If he were ordinary elephant color, the others might stop laughing. That would make Elmer feel better, wouldn't it? The surprising conclusion of this comical fable is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter.</p> Read More

Little Simon Publishing
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A snake is too greedy for his own good in this book and CD package illustrated by children?s book legend Eric Carle and narrated b...y award-winning actor Stanley Tucci.<BR><BR>In this classic picture book from Richard Buckley and Eric Carle that includes a CD with audio narration by Stanley Tucci, a greedy python eats every creature he comes across in the jungle. From a tiny mouse to an enormous elephant, the eaten animals befriend one another in the belly of the snake, where they team up and kick the inside of the python until he spits them out.<BR><BR>This humorous tale about manners, respect, and friendship will delight readers?and listeners! Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$7.49 at Amazon

Spark is a bedtime rhyming picture book for children. Children will enjoy the rhyming rhythm, and the funny color illustrations wi...ll make them giggle with delight. Every child is afraid of the dark, but not with Spark. Spark is a nightlight that keeps things nice and bright. ?No monsters, no worry. No creepers in a hurry. No snakes. No Spiders. No Skeleton bike riders.? What other things will Spark keep out at night? There is only one way to find out! You and your children will have to read every single page! Sure to become a classic! Read More

Brand: Applewood Books
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<DIV>Annabella P. Hill (1810-1878) was a socially prominent Georgia native whose encyclopedic treasury of 19th century recipes, co...oking advice, and household hints was first published in 1867. This classic receipt book is considered one of the most influential books of the post-Civil War South A facsimile of the 1867 edition.</div> Read More

Philomel
$8.39 at Amazon

The time-honored classic <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar</i> is now available in two bilingual formats, bringing together two langu...ages for the ultimate reading and learning experience. With easily readable side-by-side English and Spanish text, it's perfect for children learning to speak either language.<br><br> <i>La oruga muy hambrienta</i> es un libro lleno de colorido que habla de c?mo una oruga se transforma en una linda mariposa. Los ni?os se divierten al descrubrir los cambios tan asombrosos por los que pasa la oruga. Read More

Golden/Disney
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The exciting tale of Simba, a young cub who earns his place in the Circle of Life, is retold in the classic Little Golden Book for...mat. Boys and girls ages 2-5 will roar with excitement as they read this retelling of Disney's <i>The Lion King,</i> being released on Diamond Edition Blu Ray and DVD fall 2011. Read More

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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<B>Pull back the flaps and find out each hilarious punch line in this classic collection of knock-knock jokes!</B>

Warne
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Enjoy the classic, complete collection of Cicely Mary Barker's original <i>Flower Fairies</i> books in this brand-new edition. Thi...s collector's favorite has been redesigned and now features a lavish, eye-catching jacket with silver foil. The interior still includes all of the well-loved illustrations and poems from Barker's eight original books, as well as a selection of fairy rhymes. Read More

Random House UK
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<b>Learn how to make easy, scrumptious home-baked pies from the expert, with <i>The Little Book of Pies</i>.</b> <br>     This lit...tle book of pie recipes packs a big punch in flavour and baking know-how. Comprehensive guidelines show how to make the different pastries -- shortcrust, rough puff, tartlet and flaky; how to crimp, lattice or plait your pie for a perfect finish; and how to store and reheat them so that not a crumb of your hard work goes to waste.<br><br>     Savoury recipes include classics like Steak & Guinness and Chicken, Leek & Bacon; seasonal treats like Waldorf Salad, Minute Picnic Pasties and Porky Pies; plus Mediterranean-inspired twists such as Italian Sausage & Pesto, French Onion Soup Pie, Lamb, Lemon & Oregano and Turkish Breakfast Pie. Indulgent sweet recipes include classic Cherry and Apple pies plus unique Honey & Walnut 3-Bite Pies and Chocolate, Date & Ginger.<br><br>     Pies rule! They look good, taste good, and pie-maker Marika Gauci shows just how to get glorious golden pies baking in your oven. Read More

Listening Library
$36.52 at Amazon

<b>The Amber Spyglass</b> brings the intrigue of <b>The Golden Compass</b> and <b>The Subtle Knife</b> to a heart-stopping end, ma...rking the final volume of His Dark Materials as the most powerful of the trilogy.<br><br>Along with the return of Lyra and other familiar characters from the first two books come a host of new characters: the Mulefa, mysterious wheeled creatures with the power to see Dust; Gallivespian Lord Roke, a hand-high spymaster to Lord Asriel; and Metatron, a fierce and mighty angel. So too come startling revelations: the painful price Lyra must pay to walk through the land of the dead, the haunting power of Dr. Malone's amber spyglass, and the names of who will live - and who will die - for love. And all the while, war rages with the Kingdom of Heaven, a brutal battle that - in its shocking outcome - will uncover the secret of Dust.<br><br>Philip Pullman deftly brings the cliffhangers and mysteries of His Dark Materials to an earth-shattering conclusion and confirms his fantasy trilogy as an undoubted and enduring classic.<br><br> Read More

Brand: Armadillo
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Behind a hedge of tangled thorns, a palace sleeps. Every magical moment of this classic story is captured in bright, charming pict...ures by illustrator Jenny Press. Perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$9.89 at Amazon

<div>A beautifully written and illustrated children's picture book.</div><br><br><div><i>Kangaroo Kangaroo Where Are You?</i> Is t...he story of little Koala trying to find his friend... Kangaroo! Koala asks simple questions and Kangaroo offers easy clues. lighthearted intrigue keeps young children - and adults alike - engaged and entertained to the very end.<br><br>Written in the style of beloved children's stories, <i>Kangaroo Kangaroo Where Are You?</i> has all the ingredients of a classic picture book.<br><br>Designed with special attention to beginning reader format <i>Kangaroo Kangaroo Where Are You?</i> incorporates important pre-reading concepts of rhyme, rhythm and repetition.<br><br><i><br>'Kangaroo, Kangaroo, What Can You Do?'</i><br><i><br>'I can hop. I can hop.</i><br><i>That is how I run.<br>When I hop, when I hop,</i><br><i>I have lots of fun.'</i><br><br><i>'Kangaroo, Kangaroo, Are You At The Zoo?'<br><br>'Not The Zoo, Not The Zoo,<br>I'll give you a clue!<br>I can pull my BIG, BIG Kite.</i><br><i>Let it go up to the sky.<br>Watch its tail that's long and white<br>Wiggle and dance, fly, fly, fly.'</i><br><br>The gentle melody of poetry and cheerful illustrations combine to make this a delightful picture book for young readers. With humorous images of an emu playing basketball or a wombat hiking a hill, this lovely children's book even strikes a fun cord with adults.</div> Read More

Aladdin
$13.59 at Amazon

Baby Bear?s father helps him feel better after a scary dream in this reissue of a classic picture book from celebrated and award-w...inning author and illustrator Frank Asch.<BR><BR>Baby Bear and his parents are having a sleepover at his grandparent?s house when he hears a scary noise. He looks through the cellar door keyhole and sees a dragon! Then he dreams the dragon comes upstairs and eats his milk and cookies. Bear is scared, but luckily his father shows him that the dragon is not what he thinks?and there are plenty of milk and cookies to comfort him.<BR> <BR>This refreshed edition of a beloved classic features the original text and art with an updated cover. Read More

Golden Books
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Three favorite fairy tales?<i>Rapunzel, Beauty and the Beast,</i> and <i>Toads and Diamonds</i>?are brought beautifully to life i...n this classic Little Golden Book from 1959, with breathtaking illustrations by the inimitable Gordon Laite. Read More

Pan Macmillan
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<P style="BORDER-TOP-COLOR: ; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: ; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: ; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: "><B>A new edition of Rudyard Kiplin...g's classic moral tales of the Indian jungle, complete with the original illustrations</B></P> <p>This collection of animal stories are wonderfully told, and interweave moral lessons with classic tales. They include the stories of Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the Indian jungle; Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, a brave mongoose; and Toomai of the Elephants, the story of a young elephant handler. Gloriously illustrated with the original line artwork, this beautiful hardcover edition of classic tales, first published in 1894, is a truly special gift to treasure. Read More

Breyer
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Follow Sasha Silver and her horse, Charm, throughout their adventures at the elite riding school, Canterwood Crest. Written by Jes...sica Burkhart, each set will include its own Classics-scale model horse and book. Charm model with "Take The Reins" book 1 of series. Read More

Betty Crocker
$15.72 at Amazon

<div>Tired of the breakfast blues? This book will get you to enjoy the most important meal of the day. Whatever your morning routi...ne, you?ll find just what you need. Try grab-and-go recipes, cereal served up in creative ways, classic egg dishes, and fresh ideas for waffles, pancakes, and French toast. When the weekend rolls around, enjoy relaxing brunch dishes such as Puffed Pancake Brunch Casserole and Smoked Salmon Breakfast Squares. <p></P> <p>You?ll want to try all 200 recipes, from quick-and-easy options like Triple Treat Antioxidant Smoothies and Green Tea Granola to leisurely delights perfect for low-key mornings, such as Snickerdoodle Pancakes and Mini Breakfast Quiches with Potato Crust. Whatever you choose, breakfast may well become your favorite meal of the day.<br></div> Read More

Brand: Hand Print
$15.95 at Amazon

Having your deepest wish granted isn't easy!<BR>First the bad news: Ten-year-old Will Parrish knows that he's in for a bummer of a... summer -- his parents can't join him and his little sister Maddy on their annual visit to Grandma's at the beach, Grandma has a broken ankle, and Jerome, Will's incorrigible cousin, is spoiling for trouble -- for which Will is often blamed. The good news: Will is staying in his mother's old room, which is filled with her childhood books. Leafing through <I>The Arabian Nights</I>, Will inadvertently releases a kindly genie who insists upon granting Will's deepest wish. But -- what is Will's greatest wish?<BR>A delightfully freewheeling fantasy, Will's adventures are inspired by such well-known and well-loved classics as <I>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland</I>, <I>Treasure Island</I>, and the books of Edward Eager. In Cindy Trumbore's appealing first novel, young readers, along with Will, Maddy, and Jerome, have a summer as exciting as any they have ever read about! Read More

Ideals Children's Books
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<b><i>An activity and sticker book that celebrates the fun at Santa's workshop.</i></b> <p> This colorful Christmas book is packed... with activities that will engage children's imaginations while they explore Santa's workshop. Activities include coloring pages, mazes, connect-the-dots, stickers, and more. <p> The text, based on the classic book <i>Jolly Old Santa Claus</i>, describes the busy activity at Santa's workshop as Santa and the elves prepare for their Christmas ride. <p> The book includes more than 75 stickers for use throughout the pages and an answer key. Ages 4-7. Read More

Random House
$5.24 at Amazon

<b>A beloved Bright and Early Board Book by Dr. Seuss, now in a larger trim size!</b><br>  <br> A sturdy board book edition of Dr.... Seuss?s <i>Fox in Socks,</i> now available in a bigger trim perfect for babies and toddlers! This abridged version of the classic Beginner Book features a tricky fox in socks and the progressively more difficult tongue-twisting games he plays on his exasperated friend Knox. Ideal for read-aloud, this beloved classic will have babies of all ages laughing with?and at?their parents as they struggle, like Knox, to blab such blibber blubber as muddle puddle tweetle poodle beetle noodle bottle paddle battle! A perfect gift for baby showers, birthdays, and happy occasions of all kinds! Read More

Laughing Elephant
$9.95 at Amazon

<DIV>Lewis Carroll?s duo of novels about a girl named Alice and her surreal adventures have been popular since their publication i...n 1865 (<i>Alice?s Adventures in Wonderland</i>) and 1871 (<i>Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There</i>). Neither book has ever been out of print. But many parents find the originals too difficult for young children, and thus the publication of many simplified and abridged versions of Alice.</div><DIV> </div><DIV>Our <i>Alice in Wonderland Picture Book</i> features illustrations of several major episodes of the story from Italian mid-century illustrator Maraja. Accompanying these vibrant images is a very simple text. It serves as a marvelous introduction to Carroll?s world of marvelous madness. </div><BR> Read More

Brand: Fastpencil Premiere
$10.52 at Amazon

<div>This is the second title in the FastPencil Premiere Mercer Mayer Classic Collectible series, featuring the million-copy, best...selling Little Monster character. This book provides fun and learning in ABCs, counting, enjoying bedtime, and traveling through the neighborhood. Mayer creates a world of fun and laughter filled with Little Monster escapades. His famed classic illustrations provide humorous details beloved by both parents and children alike. A great back-to-school and in-school title.</div> Read More

Better Homes and Gardens
$17.65 at Amazon

<div>With <I>The Ultimate Appetizer Book, </I>you'll find the perfect morsels and drinks in one incredible compendium! <p>  <p>No... matter what your party style is-casual, dressy, or just plain fun-nothing says "party" like tasty appetizers! The third book in the Ultimate series, following <I>The Ultimate Cookie Book </I>and <I>The Ultimate Slow Cooker Book</I>, this unique recipe collection features more than 450 recipes for everything from super quick dips and snack mixes to elegant pastries and bite-size sweets-all guaranteed to entice any crowd. More than just a collection of recipes, this book is packed with hundreds of inspiring full-color photos and provides all the tools you need to throw a fabulous bash, including helpful hints in on creative presentation ideas, themed party menus using the recipes in the book, lists of versatile ingredients to keep in the pantry, and make-ahead directions to make planning a breeze. <UL> <LI>More than 450 party foods and drinks range from classics and basics, to fun, creative delights</LI> <LI>Recipes include prep times and make-ahead directions to help with planning, inventive ideas on flavor variations, and nutritional analysis</LI> <LI>With over 300 full-color photographs throughout and a bold, colorful design, this is the <I>ultimate</I> appetizer recipe collection, as beautiful as it is practical, and in an affordable, value package</LI></UL></div> Read More

Golden Books
$6.08 at Amazon

<b><i>Toot-tooooot!</i> Three classic Little Golden Book train stories are chugging their way into this mini-treasury!</b><br>  <b...r> <i>Tootle, The Little Red Caboose,</i> and Margaret Wise Brown?s <i>The Train to Timbuctoo</i> (not available anywhere but in this volume) come together in a quality hardcover with a gleaming gold spine. A trainload of fun and the perfect gift for little engineers! Read More

F+W Media
$13.45 at Amazon

<DIV><P>An introduction to the world's teas and their healing qualities!</P><P>A relaxing cup of tea is a soothing way to improve ...your health, lighten your mood, increase your metabolism, or boost your energy. Tea has so many health benefits, from preventing cardiovascular disease to burning calories, it's no wonder so many people are choosing this classic beverage over coffee and carbonated soft drinks. If you'd like to experience the benefits and healing properties of drinking tea, here's all you need to know about:<UL><LI>The many different types of tea, including green, black, white, oolong, and pu'erh teas.</LI><LI>Herbal teas, kombucha, and other infusions.</LI><LI>The use of tea as medicine throughout history.</LI><LI>Buying and brewing the most healthful teas.</LI><LI>Developing your own de-stressing tea traditions.</LI><LI>Using tea in cooking and creating natural beauty products.</LI></UL> With essential advice on brewing the perfect cup and storing your tea, <I>The Everything Healthy Tea Book</I> will be your go-to reference for all things tea!</P></DIV> Read More

Random House
$15.99 at Amazon

<p>In this Caldecott Honor?winning picture book, join Bartholomew Cubbins in Dr. Seuss?s classic tale of one king?s magical mishap.... Bored with rain, sun, fog, and snow, King Derwin of Didd summons his royal magicians to create something new and exciting to fall from the sky. What he gets is a storm of sticky green globs called Oobleck, which soon causes a royal mess. But with the assistance of the wise page boy Bartholomew, the king (along with young readers) learns that the simplest words can sometimes solve the biggest problems.</p><br><br><br><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i> Read More

Formac
$14.95 at Amazon

<p>If Willie could have his dream, he would go to Sable Island and ride free over the sand dunes on the back of a wild horse. Inst...ead, at eleven years old, Willie has to go to work in the coal mines of Cape Breton, hardly ever seeing the light of day. But with the help of Gem, the gentle pit pony he works with in the mine, he discovers that things aren't always as bad as they seem.</p> <p><i>Pit Pony</i> is a beloved classic of children's literature, and has been turned into a movie and a television series. For this new illustrated edition, the story has been retold in an abbreviated version for young readers and is vividly illustrated by acclaimed illustrator Sydney Smith.</p> Read More

Golden Books
$3.99 at Amazon

<i>Truck-loving preschoolers will love this charming, busy bulldozer hero!</i><br>  <br> ?Push? McCallahan is a hardworking bulldo...zer who?s on the construction site before the other big work machines have had their first cup of morning diesel. After he?s finished moving dirt and rock, it?s off to build a road, help fight fires, and pull up some tree stumps at the farm! It?s all in a day?s work for this tough-but-lovable earthmover, brought to life by popular Little Golden Book illustrator Bob Staake. Read More

PlainTales, Inc.
$12.95 at Amazon

<DIV><DIV><DIV>King Midas is obsessed with gold: counting it, touching it, imagining it. But when a strange young man grants his w...ish for a golden touch, things don?t go quite as he planned?particularly for his daughter Marigold. In these selections from classic American author Nathaniel Hawthorne?s charming retellings of Greek myths, children meet Midas and another engaging troublemaker, Pandora. The myths had, Hawthorne wrote, been around so long that they were ?legitimate subjects for every age to clothe with its own garniture of manners and sentiment, and to imbue with its own morality.? Ultimately Hawthorne?s retellings of the myths are less didactic than simply entertaining, told in a conversational style that makes them perfect for children.</DIV></div></div> Read More

Top Shelf Productions
$12.30 at Amazon

"Maddy Kettle... looks fantastic: every panel exudes quirky, gorgeous atmosphere. " - NPR Eleven-year-old Maddy loved working in ...her parents' bookstore... especially when joined by her pet flying toad Ralph. But that was before the mysterious Thimblewitch turned her mom & dad into kangaroo rats! Now Maddy's on the adventure of a lifetime. To save her parents, she'll need to sneak past an army of spider-goblins, scarecrow warriors, and much more... Fortunately, an assortment of new friends await, including the cloud cartographers Harry and Silvio, a bear and raccoon who explore the world in their moon-balloon. They'll help her along the way, but in the end, the fate of everyone will depend on Maddy's courage, compassion, and creativity. Full of surprises and stunning artwork, Maddy Kettle is a truly magical debut for Spectrum-Award-winning cartoonist Eric Orchard. Climb aboard and let your imagination soar! "The tale is a stream of imaginative twists and aerial wonders, flowing along easily in a mix of full-page scenes and large sequential panels of lucidly drawn action and pithy dialogue. A sweet-mannered debut with plenty of lift." -- Kirkus "Quirky, beautifully illustrated, and frankly looks like it's going to be an instant classic. Don't miss it." -- io9 Read More

Barefoot Books
$6.99 at Amazon

This classic children's rhyme gathers pace and complexity as it tumbles across the pages. Children will delight in repeating the r...hymes and following the antics of animals and characters of every shape and size. Read More

Random House
$3.99 at Amazon

When the Cathberts adopt an orphan, they aren't prepared for Anne Shirley. But the spunky heroine wins everyone's heart and finds ...herself a true home at last. Read More

Chronicle Books
$12.48 at Amazon

Open this scrumptious holiday edition of The Nutcracker and magically recreate the motion, color, and delight of the classic balle...t. Paper engineering wizardry allows characters to dance into life simply by turning the pages?with no tabs for the reader to pull (or break). From the twirling Sugar Plum Fairy and the evil Mouse King to the little girl Marie and her Nutcracker Prince, the cast of beloved characters creates a wondrous "theater" effect as each steps out of intricately die-cut panels. From the first dancing snowflake, beloved author Geraldine McCaughrean's retelling sparkles with enchantment and drama, her words exquisitely matched by Kristina Swarner's luminous, jewel-toned illustrations. Read More

Clarkson Potter
$19.55 at Amazon

TO TRY ONE SPOONFUL OF CIAO BELLA?S GELATO OR SORBETTO IS TO BE INSTANTLY TRANSPORTED. <br><br>When you think of the most deliciou...s and fresh gelato and sorbetto in America, you are craving Ciao Bella. The premier gelato and sorbetto maker in the country may be known for using the world?s finest ingredients?Sicilian lemons, Valrhona chocolate, Louisiana pralines?but you don?t need to travel the globe to experience the bold flavors yourself. All you need is a handful of simple, fresh ingredients; a standard ice cream machine; and your imagination. <br><br>The magic of this book is that once you learn how to make just one easy custard or simple syrup base, you can dream up an infinite number of flavors. In addition to being able to re-create Ciao Bella?s award-winning favorites, like Key Lime with Graham Cracker Gelato or Hazelnut Biscotti Gelato, you?ll be able to invent your own combina­tions and mix and match more than 100 unbeliev­ably indulgent frozen desserts. <br><br>From the PLAIN BASE: <br>? Italian classics such as GIANDUJA and PISTACHIO <br>? New American favorites like APPLE CARAMEL CRISP and PUMPKIN AND SPICE <br>? Cutting-edge flavors like BOURBON BUTTER PECAN and ROSEMARY AND OLIVE OIL <br>From the CHOCOLATE BASE: <br>? Exotic options from around the world like CHOCOLATE CHAI and MEXICAN COFFEE <br>? Kid-pleasers like CHOCOLATE S?MORES<br> <br>From the SIMPLE SYRUP: <br>? Sorbets such as WATERMELON, COSMOPOLITAN, and PEAR WITH BALSAMIC SWIRL <br>? Make-your-own granita combinations (no ice cream machine required!) like COFFEE/CINNA­MON and RASPBERRY/SAUTERNES/HONEY <br><br>A special section called ?Amazing Endings? tops off this delicious volume, containing fun ideas for how to serve gelato and sorbetto as the pros do?or with a more personal creative touch. With hundreds of helpful tips, information on the best ingredients, and a list of sources, this gorgeously photographed book ensures that the best gelato and sorbetto you can imagine are just a churn away. <br><br>NOW, WITH THE HELP OF CIAO BELLA co-owner F. W. Pearce and chef Danilo Zecchin, making gelato and sorbetto in your own kitchen couldn?t be easier. You?ll add an exclamation point to any meal with these tantalizing flavors: <br>? HAZELNUT BISCOTTI <br>? FIG AND PORT <br>? APPLE CARAMEL CRISP <br>? ROSE PETAL <br>? GREEN TEA <br>? POMEGRANATE CHAMPAGNE <br>? PEACH AND HABANERO CHILE Read More

Live Oak Media (NY)
$17.95 at Amazon

David Small's dryly comic story of a little girl who wakes one morning to discover she has grown antlers has delighted children si...nce it was first published 15 years ago. Now reissued in a sparkling oversize format, this classic is ready for a whole new audience.<br>The family doctor, the school principal, and even Imogene's know-it-all brother, Norman, fail to resolve her dilemma. Imogene, the cook, and the kitchen maid, however, make the best of things, finding unusual uses for Imogene's new horns. Meanwhile, the <br>problem appears to be solved when Imogene awakes the next morning antler-free.<br>But the family (and the reader) are in for a surprise when Imogene comes down to breakfast. . . .<br> Read More

Harper Festival
$18.28 at Amazon

<p>Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be <em>completely</em> normal if he didn't live in a spraw...ling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, then he will come under attack from the man Jack?who has already killed Bod's family . . . Beloved master storyteller Neil Gaiman returns with a luminous new novel for the audience that embraced his <em>New York Times</em> bestselling modern classic Coraline. Magical, terrifying, and filled with breathtaking adventures, <em>The Graveyard Book</em> is sure to enthrall readers of all ages. </p> Read More

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