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Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<b >When Bear isn?t feeling well, his loyal and trustworthy friends stop by to help him to ?get well soon? in this Classic Board B...ook.</b><BR><BR>Sweet Bear isn?t feeling well at all. He is achy, sneezy, wheezy, and just plain sick! He?s in no shape to go outside to play. So Mole, Hare, Mouse, and the rest of the gang try to make Bear feel as comfortable as possible in his cave. Bear starts to get better?but as soon as Bear is well, all of his friends get sick!<BR>     With more than one million Bear books sold, young readers are sure to love this sweet, humorous story from bestselling author and illustrator team Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman, now available as a Classic Board Book. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<big><b><BR> Join the pirate crew in their final spectacular adventure! <BR> </b></big> <BR> Jolly, Griffin, and their pirate frie...nds are back, battling to save the world from the evil Maelstrom. Griffin leaves his magic room in the belly of a giant whale to take on the lord of the kobalins. Princess Soledad fights to protect the sea star city and encounters an awe-inspiring serpent god. Together, Jolly and Munk make their way underwater to reach the center of the Maelstrom. There they meet the beautiful Aina, who is a polliwog like themselves but from an ancient time. Is she a girl or a ghost? A friend or an enemy? <BR> <BR> While the battle for the sea star city is raging, Jolly learns the shocking truth about Aina. As Jolly begins to understand the past, she realizes what she must do to save the whole Caribbean. But is she already too late? This rip-roaring fantasy filled with nonstop action is a perfect ending to magical mastermind Kai Meyer's swashbuckling Wave Walkers trilogy. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<B>When springtime comes, <BR> in his warm winter den <BR> a bear wakes up <BR> very hungry and thin!..."</B> <BR><BR> Bear finds ...some roots to eat, but that's not enough. He wants more! With his friends' help, he finds some berries, clover, and fish to eat, but that's not enough. Bear wants more! <BR> How Bear's friends help him to finally satisfy his <B>HUGE</B> hunger in a most surprising way will enchant young readers. Karma Wilson's rhythmic text and Jane Chapman's vibrant illustrations make <I>Bear Wants More</I> a perfect springtime read-aloud. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
$13.78 at Amazon

Bear is going to the swimming hole, but first he must find his friends. <BR> <BR> There's a clatter in the tree! Is it Mouse? No .... . . <BR> <BR> "Who?" calls Bear. <BR> <BR> Something quickly scampers by! Is it Hare? No . . . <BR> <BR> "Who?" calls Bear. <BR> <BR> Someone seems to be hiding from Bear and his friends. Who is it? <b><big>WHO?</big></b> <BR> <BR> How Bear and his forest friends discover a <b><big>NEW FRIEND</big></b> will enchant young readers. Karma Wilson's playful text and Jane Chapman's radiant illustrations make <i>Bear's New Friend</i> a perfect summertime read-aloud companion to the bestselling <i>Bear Snores On</i>. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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The Warriors series meets Redwall in this first book in an epic animal adventure series set in the subway tunnels of Brooklyn and ...for ?fans of Erin Hunter, Brian Jaques, and Kathryn Lasky? (<I>School Library Journal</I>).<BR><BR>Hopper is just an ordinary pet shop mouse before he escapes. Soon he finds himself below the bustling streets of Brooklyn, deep within the untamed tangles of transit tunnels, and in Atlantia, a glorious utopian rat civilization.<BR><BR>But all is not what it seems. Though Hopper is treated as a royal guest, he misses his siblings that he lost in the escape attempt. That, and Atlantia is constantly threatened by the rebels who wish to bring the city to its knees. And there are cats <I>everywhere</I> in Atlantia, cats that leave the citizens unharmed? and no one can seem to answer <I>why</I>.<BR><BR>Soon, Hopper is caught in the crosshairs of a colossal battle, one that crosses generations and species. As the clashes rage, Hopper learns terrible, extraordinary secrets: Deadly secrets about Atlantia. Painful secrets about his friends.<BR><BR>And one powerful secret about his destiny?<BR><BR>Learn more at Mouseheart.com! Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<b>The first-ever authorized sequel to J. M. Barrie's<i> Peter Pan</i>!</b> <BR> <BR> In August 2004 the Special Trustees of Great... Ormond Street Children's Hospital, who hold the copyright in <i>Peter Pan</i>, launched a worldwide search for a writer to create a sequel to J. M. Barrie's timeless masterpiece. Renowned and multi award-winning English author Geraldine McCaughrean won the honor to write this official sequel, <i>Peter Pan in Scarlet</i>. Illustrated by Scott M. Fischer and set in the 1930s, <i>Peter Pan in Scarlet</i> takes readers flying back to Neverland in an adventure filled with tension, danger, and swashbuckling derring-do! Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<b>The first-ever authorized sequel to J. M. Barrie's<i> Peter Pan</i>!</b> <BR> <BR> In August 2004 the Special Trustees of Great... Ormond Street Children's Hospital, who hold the copyright in <i>Peter Pan</i>, launched a worldwide search for a writer to create a sequel to J. M. Barrie's timeless masterpiece. Renowned and multi award-winning English author Geraldine McCaughrean won the honor to write this official sequel, <i>Peter Pan in Scarlet</i>. Illustrated by Scott M. Fischer and set in the 1930s, <i>Peter Pan in Scarlet</i> takes readers flying back to Neverland in an adventure filled with tension, danger, and swashbuckling derring-do! Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<b>A brave girl flees a ghoul while trying to save her town in this lively, fast-paced companion to National Book Award winner <I ...>Goblin Secrets</I>.</b><BR><BR>Kaile lives in Zombay, an astonishing city where goblins walk the streets and witches work their charms and curses. Kaile wants to be a musician and is delighted when a goblin gives her a flute carved out of bone. But the flute?s single, mournful song has a dangerous consequence: It separates Kaile and her shadow. Anyone without a shadow is considered dead, and despite Kaile?s protests that she?s alive and breathing, her family forces her to leave so she can?t haunt their home.<BR> <BR>Kaile and her shadow soon learn that the troublesome flute is tied to a terrifying ghoul made from the bones of those who drowned in the Zombay River. With the ghoul chasing her and the river threatening to flood, Kaile has an important role to play in keeping Zombay safe. Will Kaile and her shadow be able to learn the right tune in time?<BR> <BR>Set in the delightful and dangerous world of <I>Goblin Secrets</I>, <I>Ghoulish Song</I> is a gripping adventure laced with humor and mystery from National Book Award?winning author William Alexander.<B></B> Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<b>In the National Book Award?winning <I >Goblin Secrets</I>, a boy joins a theatrical troupe of goblins to find his missing broth...er.</b><BR><BR>In the town of Zombay, there is a witch named Graba who has clockwork chicken legs and moves her house around?much like the fairy tale figure of Baba Yaga. Graba takes in stray children, and Rownie is the youngest boy in her household. Rownie?s only real relative is his older brother Rowan, who is an actor. But acting is outlawed in Zombay, and Rowan has disappeared.<BR><BR>Desperate to find him, Rownie joins up with a troupe of goblins who skirt the law to put on plays. But their plays are not only for entertainment, and the masks they use are for more than make-believe. The goblins also want to find Rowan?because Rowan might be the only person who can save the town from being flooded by a mighty river.<BR><BR>This accessible, atmospheric fantasy takes a gentle look at love, loss, and family while delivering a fast-paced adventure that is sure to satisfy. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
$14.85 at Amazon

Join a rambunctious T. rex as he journeys across the prehistoric landscape to save the one object he loves?and maybe more?in this ...boisterous picture book adventure for the youngest dinosaur fans!<BR><BR>Rex finds an?Egg. Egg! Egg!!<BR> <BR>But there?s a volcano that?s about to blow. Blow? Blow!!<BR> <BR>Can this young dinosaur save his glorious new prize? Find out in this creative, cretaceous romp! Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
$11.13 at Amazon

"The day before Christmas,<BR> snuggled on his floor,<BR> Bear sleeps soundly<BR> with a great big snore...." <BR> Bear's friends ...are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up -- by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents! <BR> How a <B>SURPRISE</B> visit from someone very special gives Bear and his friends a Christmas to remember makes an enchanting holiday story for young readers. With Karma Wilson's memorable text and Jane Chapman's glowing illustrations, <I>Bear Stays Up for Christmas</I> is a book to cherish throughout the year. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
Six
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Parker and his sister will do whatever it takes to find their father in this adventure packed with action and mystery from the aut...hor of <i>The Ability </i>and <i>Mindscape</i>.<BR><BR>Parker and his family share a secret: they can, with the help of advanced technology, communicate between themselves through their thoughts.<BR><BR>When Parker, his dad, and sister Emma move to New York three years after his mother?s death, Parker is having a hard time. He misses London and his friends, his father is distracted with his new job, and Emma is looking out for <i >him</i> instead of the other way around.<BR><BR> And then Parker?s dad, on the cusp of a technological breakthrough, is kidnapped. Thanks to a message his dad sent via thoughts before the signal cut off, Parker is suddenly on a rescue mission. Now Parker and Emma, along with their friend Michael and Polly the pig, must find this person?the only link to their father?but the search asks more questions than it answers. But all the signs point to one thing: the company his dad works for is up to something big. <i >Huge. </i>A perfectly sinister project that threatens far more than Parker?s family. A project called SIX. Read More

Six
Margaret K. McElderry Books
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From the hilarious and kid-pleasing team who brought us <i>Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs</i> and <i>Are Y...ou Quite Polite?: Silly Dilly Manners Songs</i> comes this selection of songs guaranteed to make potty training everywhere into the easiest and most enjoyable event in a child's life -- ever! <BR> <BR> Washing their hands of the old words to familiar tunes such as "If You're Happy and You Know It" and "London Bridge Is Falling Down," Alan Katz and David Catrow combine their exceptional talents to offer kids and their parents songs to sing with pride -- as well as a valuable way to encourage youngsters as they discover the joys of trading in their diapers for the royal throne: the potty-chair! Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<b>Find your funny bone and grab your giggles!</b> <BR> <BR> You're about to embark on an adventure through the hilarious landscap...e created by ALAN KATZ and EDWARD KOREN. <BR> <BR> From the kingdom of His Royal Sloppiness (also known as the prince of fingerprints) to the trouble-ridden Pencil-vania, this is a world of hallway hijinks, show-and-smell, clean-freak parents, dentist dilemmas, bothersome brothers, and sinister sisters. If you are a kid, or you know a kid, or if you ever were a kid, this is a poetry collection to cherish (but wipe your hands first!). Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
$7.99 at Amazon

Betrayal threatens everything Keara dreams of in this ?exciting, original, and lively fantasy adventure? (<I >Kirkus Reviews</I>),... the sequel to <I>Darkbeast</I>.<BR><BR>Keara, her friend Goran, and the wily old actor, Taggart, are fleeing for their lives. They have all spared their darkbeasts, the creatures that take on their darker deeds and emotions and lift their spirits. But their actions defy the law, which dictates that all citizens must kill their darkbeasts on their twelfth birthdays.<BR> <BR>There are rumors of safe havens, groups of people called Darkers who spared their darkbeasts and live outside the law. To find the Darkers, the trio must embark on a dangerous journey?and evade the Inquisitors who are searching for them everywhere. In the middle of winter, freezing and exhausted, Keara and her companions are taken to an underground encampment that seems the answer to all their hopes. But are these Darkers really what they appear to be? Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
$18.65 at Amazon

Combining a diverse selection of classic quotations and forty-eight poems, twelve for each of the four seasons, with the energetic... and colorful paintings of a Caldecott Medal winning illustratror, this is the definitive collection of poems about the seasons for children and adults. Spring births a polliwog that becomes a "full frog"; in summer, wildflowers choreograph an extravaganza; autumn's apples are found in generations of people's pockets; and winter's snowfall makes inanimate objects more beautiful than we could ever imagine. In addition to master poets Carl Sandburg, Richard Brautigan, Joseph Bruhac, and Karla Kuskin, twnety-nine of the poems have been especially commissioned by a host of contemporary poets such as Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Joan Bransfield Graham, J. Patrick Lewis, and Marilyn Singer. <BR><BR>The exciting, bold palette of Caldecott Medallist David Diaz brings the seasons to life and asks us to look at the seasons all over again, for the first time. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<b >What better way for Bear to say thanks, than to have a big dinner with all his friends!</b><BR><BR>Bear has come up with the p...erfect way to say thanks?a nice big dinner! When Bear decides to throw a feast, his friends show up one by one with different platters of delicious food to share. There?s just one problem: Bear?s cupboards are bare! What is he to do?<BR>     Karma Wilson?s playful text and Jane Chapman?s charming illustrations bring to life this celebration of family and friendship. Young readers will delight in discovering the special gift Bear has to share. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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"The day before Christmas,<BR> snuggled on his floor,<BR> Bear sleeps soundly<BR> with a great big snore...." <BR> Bear's friends ...are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up -- by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents! <BR> How a <B>SURPRISE</B> visit from someone very special gives Bear and his friends a Christmas to remember makes an enchanting holiday story for young readers. With Karma Wilson's memorable text and Jane Chapman's glowing illustrations, <I>Bear Stays Up for Christmas</I> is a book to cherish throughout the year. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
$6.99 at Amazon

The Warriors series meets Redwall in this first book in an epic animal adventure series set in the subway tunnels of Brooklyn and ...for ?fans of Erin Hunter, Brian Jaques, and Kathryn Lasky? (<I>School Library Journal</I>).<BR><BR>Hopper is just an ordinary pet shop mouse before he escapes. Soon he finds himself below the bustling streets of Brooklyn, deep within the untamed tangles of transit tunnels, and in Atlantia, a glorious utopian rat civilization.<BR><BR>But all is not what it seems. Though Hopper is treated as a royal guest, he misses his siblings that he lost in the escape attempt. That, and Atlantia is constantly threatened by the rebels who wish to bring the city to its knees. And there are cats <I>everywhere</I> in Atlantia, cats that leave the citizens unharmed? and no one can seem to answer <I>why</I>.<BR><BR>Soon, Hopper is caught in the crosshairs of a colossal battle, one that crosses generations and species. As the clashes rage, Hopper learns terrible, extraordinary secrets: Deadly secrets about Atlantia. Painful secrets about his friends.<BR><BR>And one powerful secret about his destiny?<BR><BR>Learn more at Mouseheart.com! Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
$19.91 at Amazon

<b >Mother Goose gets a makeover in this vibrant new collection of childhood classics.</b><BR><BR>This innovative Mother Goose col...lection combines family favorites with less well-known rhymes in a bright, new package. Here Little Miss Muffet and her tuffet meet Gregory Griggs and his twenty-seven wigs, and the cat and the fiddle are not the only music-makers?there?s also Terrence McDiddler the Three-Stringed Fiddler.<BR>     From ?Hickory, Dickory Dock? to ?Higgelty, Piggelty Pop,? Petra Mathers and her vivid, quirky illustrations capture the timeless joy and cleverness that are inherently Mother Goose. This modern collection of Mother Goose classics promises to enchant and delight a new generation of nursery rhyme readers. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Ancient Aesop swings into the twenty-first century in this bright new collection of twenty-one favorite fables. Here are all the c...lassic tales: the greedy dog who loses his bone to his own reflection in the water; the little mouse who pays back the grand lion in a big, big way; and the shepherd's son who thinks it's a good joke to cry "Wolf!" just to see the villagers come running. And, of course, there's that arrogant hare and his racing partner, the slow but steady tortoise. <BR> Michael Morpurgo's lively language gives each tale a fresh feel that's perfect for reading aloud and sharing. Emma Chichester Clark's radiant illustrations are bursting with bold colors and cheerful characters. Together they have created a modern classic brimming with fun, which children will enjoy reading and laughing over again and again. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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When springtime comes, in his warm winter den a bear wakes up very hungry and thin! <BR><BR><I>Bear comes out of hibernation and h...e's VERY hungry. <BR>He eats everything in sight--but he still wants more! <BR>Bear's friends finally help him satisfy his HUGE hunger by throwing him a surprise birthday party.</I> <BR><BR>Bear's adventures (like being too fat to fit through the doorway) will entertain and delight young readers. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
$13.12 at Amazon

Explore colors with Bear in the first of a new concept picture book series from the <I>New York Times </I>bestselling creators of ...<I>Bear Snores On</I>.<BR><BR>Colors, colors everywhere!<BR> <BR>Can you find colors just like Bear?<BR> <BR>Karma Wilson?s playful text and Jane Chapman?s adorable illustrations creatively introduce colors to the youngest Bear fans, who will delight in discovering a rainbow of fun. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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<b><b >A sweet ?I?m not ready for bed yet? tale is now available as a Classic Board Book!</b></b><BR><BR><i>Sleepyhead, Sleepyhead....</i> <BR><i>Good night, good night,</i><BR><i>my Sleepyhead.<BR><BR></i>A kitten toddler is putting her favorite teddy bear to bed, just as her mother always tucks her in. But it?s really not bedtime until one more hug, one more kiss, one more snuggle, and one more story have been shared. And then, finally, it is time for sleepyheads everywhere to fall asleep.<BR><BR>With rhythmic text and whimsical illustrations, this bedtime story is available for the first time as a Classic Board Book. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift-- that he is the last of the Old Ones, i...mmortals dedicated to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark. At once, he is plunged into a quest for the six magical Signs that will one day aid the Old Ones in the final battle between the Dark and the Light. And for the twelve days of Christmas, while the Dark is rising, life for Will is full of wonder, terror, and delight. Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Using words to represent each letter of the alphabet is called the International Communications Alphabet (ICA). This alphabet is u...tilized by the United States military and throughout all civil aviation to clarify and strengthen communications. Complete with the signal flags that the United States Navy has created to give each letter a color-coded shape, Chris Demarest's dynamic alphabet book honors the men and women who have served, are serving, or will serve in our armed forces -- and will thoroughly engage youngBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/17/2005Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Mother Goose gets a makeover in this vibrant new collection of childhood classics.This innovative Mother Goose collection combines... family favorites with less well-known rhymes in a bright, new package. Here Little Miss Muffet and her tuffet meet Gregory Griggs and his twenty-seven wigs, and the cat and the fiddle are not the only music-makers&#8212;there&rsquo;s also Terrence McDiddler the Three-Stringed Fiddler. From &ldquo;Hickory, Dickory Dock to &ldquo;Higgelty, Piggelty Pop, Petra Mathers and her vivid, quirky illustrations capture the timeless joy and cleverness that are inherently Mother Goose. This modern collection of Mother Goose classics promises to enchant and delight a new generation of nursery rhyme readers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/21/2012Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

Margaret K. McElderry Books
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A twelve-year-old boy and his friends must find a way to survive in the mining tunnels after their new space colony is attacked in... this gritty action-adventure novel.<BR><BR>In space. Underground. And out of time.<BR> <BR>Twelve-year-old Christopher Nichols lives on an asteroid. Earth has been mined to the edge of extinction. Dozen of families, including Christopher?s, have relocated to space to work as miners for terraforming companies.<BR> <BR>Then a Blackout hits and the colonists lose communication with Earth. Which means they are on their own when they are ruthlessly attacked.<BR> <BR>Now in a race against time, Christopher, along with a small group of survivors, are forced into the maze of mining tunnels. The kids run. They hide. But can they survive? Read More

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