Houghton Mifflin Tails

Tails are irresistible to toddlers, and in Matthew Van Fleets sturdy touch-and-feel board book, preschool-age pokers and prodders can finally tug to their hearts content. -Engaging, cartoonish animals from tigers to pangolins romp across th...e pages as the rhyming text bounces along: Tails fluffy, / Tails stringy, / Scaled tails strong andÜclingy!î -Pull tabs, lift-able flaps, tufts of fur, and even a scratch-and-sniff skunk tail provide plenty of tactile surprises. -Along the way, youngsters will learn about counting, opposites, and how animals use their tails. A tried and true tail-wagger! Developmental Skills: Read More

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They stoke the boiler, stow the luggage, and when hills are steep, they even get out and push. -That's right, the thrill-seeking d...aredevil dinosaurs from Dinosailors are back, and now they're riding a train. -But this train is more like a roller coaster--up, down, and faster and faster, until the dinos realize the brakes are out! -Laughs and thrills abound in this rip-snorting tale of reckless reptiles and their runaway train. -40 Pages Developmental Skills: Read More

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Who can slide up banisters, banish naughtiness with a swift 'Spit spot and turn a make believe sidewalk drawing into a lovely day ...in the park? Mary Poppins of course! -From the moment the beloved nanny arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane everyday life for the Banks family is full of excitement. -With the smash hit London musical adaptation of Mary Poppins coming to Broadway in November 2006 this is the time for everyone's favorite nanny to find a place in the hearts of the next generation of fans and the ideal moment for this boxed set featuring three adventures in paperback: Mary Poppins Comes Back and Mary Poppins Opens the Door. Developmental Skills: EducationImaginationLanguageSocial Read More

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On the Manhattan bank of the Hudson River, a small lighthouse--made of steel and painted bright red--proudly protects boats with h...is faithful beam. -One day a great expanse of gray steel, which also shines a bright light into the fog and darkness, is built over it. -The little red lighthouse feels insignificant and useless in comparison but soon learns that . . . small can be mighty! -64 Pages Developmental Skills: Read More

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For children on school trips or traveling with their families, here is kid-friendly information about popular monuments, museums, ...exhibits, shopping, sporting events--and even day trips outside the immediate metropolitan area. -Originally published in 1989, this handy guide now features completely updated text and photographs, along with the puzzles, games, and wonderful tidbits of trivia that have made it one of the most useful D.C. guidebooks for children. -A Kid's Guide to Washington, D.C. is the perfect traveling companion for any youngster who wants to play an active role in planning a family vacation. -160 Pages Developmental Skills: ImaginationLanguageSocial Read More

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Beep! Beep! Beep! Meet Blue. -A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing... a dump truck out of the muck. -Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route. And they're willing to whatever it takes to get their pal back on the road. -Filled with truck sounds and animals noises, here is a rollicking homage to the power of friendship and the rewards of helping others. -32 Pages Developmental Skills: ImaginationLanguageSocial Read More

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Tails are irresistible to toddlers, and in Matthew Van Fleets sturdy touch-and-feel board book, preschool-age pokers and prodders ...can finally tug to their hearts content. -Engaging, cartoonish animals from tigers to pangolins romp across the pages as the rhyming text bounces along: Tails fluffy, / Tails stringy, / Scaled tails strong andÜclingy!î -Pull tabs, lift-able flaps, tufts of fur, and even a scratch-and-sniff skunk tail provide plenty of tactile surprises. -Along the way, youngsters will learn about counting, opposites, and how animals use their tails. A tried and true tail-wagger! Developmental Skills: Read More

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A modern classic that no child should miss. Since it was first published in 1939, Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel has delighted... generations of children. -Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers -- the very symbol of industrial America. -But with progress come new machines, and soon the inseparable duo are out of work. Mike believes that Mary Anne can dig as much in a day as one hundred men can dig in a week, and the two have one last chance to prove it and save Mary Anne from the scrap heap. -What happens next in the small town of Popperville is a testament to their friendship, and to old-fashioned hard work and ingenuity. - 48 Pages Developmental Skills: LanguageSocial Read More

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Katy, a red crawler tractor, can do a lot of things. In the summer she is a bulldozer, in the winter, she turns into a snowplough,... waiting and waiting for her chance to be useful. Most of the winters, though, the snowfalls are mild and the town doesn't need Katy. But when the big one finally hits the entire community is dependent on one little snowplough. Developmental Skills: ImaginationLanguageSocial Read More

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Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky..., this classic book makes H. A. Reys passion for astronomy evident on every page. - Second edition updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter half of the book. - Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, including sections on earth-asteroid collisions, black holes, supernovas, the Kuiper Belt (asteroid belt beyond Neptune), Plutos reclassification, and how the moon was formed. -160 Pages Developmental Skills: EducationLanguage Read More

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What makes a camel friends with a Vietnamese pig? Or a wild polar bear pals with a sled dog? -In this young preschool book, Cather...ine Thimmesh makes us wonder at the truth and mystery of unlikely animal friendships. -Because the stories behind these friendships are true, not contrived, captured by photographers in many countries ranging from Siberia to Japan, they not only give readers insight into animals but challenge preconceived notions about compatibility. -This book also expresses tolerance of differences and makes us look at the kindness of animalsÜand humansÜa little differently. -32 Pages Developmental Skills: EducationImaginationLanguage Read More

Berenstain Bears
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I cannot tell a lie! This soft cover edition is written and illustrated by Stan and Jan Berenstain. When Brother and Sister Bear a...ccidentally break a favorite lamp of Mama, their little lie grows bigger and bigger, until Papa Bear helps them find the words that set everything right again. Read More

Berenstain Bears
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When Papa Bear tells the cubs why they should never talk to strangers, Sister begins to view all strangers as evil. That's until M...ama brings some common sense to the problem. The rules of safe conduct among strangers for the Bears are listed on the last pages, including a rule about the privacy of their bodies. A good book to start awareness in young children. View more of I can read books here! Read More

Chronicle Books
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Did you ever wonder what dogs or worms eat? - This fabulous, life-sized introduction to what animals eat, how they eat it, and how... much they eat in a single bite is full of compelling 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! We love books that keep your kids giggling. That's why we have so many silly books. See 'em all here! Read More

Chronicle Books
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A dark attic. A light bulb. An imaginative little girl. - Internationally acclaimed artist Suzy Lee uses these simple elements to ...create a visual tour de force that perfectly captures the joy of creative play and celebrates the power of imagination. - Stunning in their simplicity, Lee's illustrations, in just two shades of color, present an adventure that begins and ends with the click of a light bulb. - Suzy Lee's books have been published and exhibited worldwide. She is the author and illustrator of many books including the critically acclaimed Wave as well as The Black Bird, The Zoo, and Mirror. Born in Seoul, Korea, she currently lives and works in Singapore. Learning Books Read More

Dr Suess
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This hardcover edition is written and illustrated in color by P.D. Eastman. - A baby bird is hatched while his mother is away. - F...allen from his nest, he sets out to look for her and asks everyone he meets -- including a dog, a cow, and a plane -- Are you my mother? PD Eastman studied under Dr.Seuss - see all our Dr. Seuss books!. Read More

DK
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Covering all aspects of the Jewish festival of lights From the story of the miracle of the oil lamp, to the lighting of the Hanukk...ah menorah, to the special foods eaten during this holiday - the Ultimate Hanukkah Sticker Book makes learning about Jewish festivals fun. Learning Books Read More

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DK is bringing two of the world's most popular properties together again in a fun, chunky format that kids and adults are sure to ...love! - This illustrated encyclopedia features in-depth profiles showing interesting and never-before-seen elements of all your favorite LEGO Star Wars minifigures. - With more than 400 captivating images and tons of fascinating facts, the LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia is sure to keep both LEGO lovers and Star Wars fans reading for hours! - Includes exclusive LEGO Star Wars minifigure! Read More

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Fisher-Price
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Storybook learning comes to life with a friendly bookworm, lights and sing-along nursery rhymes. - Light-up hands point the way fo...r baby to turn pages and learn about letters, numbers, colors and first words. - Lots of story time and learning fun! - Requires 3 AAA alkaline batteries. - Approx. 10 H x 8 W. Check out all our baby toys? Read More

Dr Suess
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What does a Who sound like? And how does Horton hear them? - Written and illustrated by Dr Seuss, Horton Hears a Who is a real tre...at! - The lovable elephant tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust. - An easy reader with delightful verse and pictures that helps build language skills. From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere! Dr. Seuss has many funny and inspirational quotes. Check out all Dr. Seuss Books. Read More

Dr Suess
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INSIDE THIS VERY SPECIAL anniversary edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, you'll find the complete, original text and illus...trations by Dr. Seuss, along with 32 fascinating pages of commentary, footnotes and archival images - written and compiled by renowned collector and Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen. In chatty, conversational style, Cohen reflects upon Dr. Seuss's changing view of Christmas over the years and traces the evolution of the Grinch, his dog Max, and the inhabitants of Who-ville. Also together for the first time are three rarely seen Seuss holiday offerings: Perfect Present, a poem about the fluff-footed, frizzle-topped, three-fingered Zift and why it makes the ideal gift; The Hoobub and the Grinch, a story about a con artist Grinch who sells pieces of green string; and the spiritually compelling painting and poem A Prayer for a Child. Read More

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