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Putnam Juvenile
$15.59

Follow Billy and Milly through thirteen adventures in these funny and simple short stories. Through very basic storytelling, these... brief narratives are told in only three or four words apiece. For example, ?Stoops (Billy and Milly sit on their front stoops as the ice cream truck drives by.), Hoops (Billy shoots his basketball?), Scoops (?as Milly licks her ice cream cone?), Oops (?until the ball hits the cone and squashes her ice cream!).? Eve Feldman cleverly uses easily recognizable words in these entertaining episodes, and Tuesday Mourning?s vibrant, playful illustrations jump off the page to bring readers right into the action. With a pair of wonderfully playful characters, Billy and Milly is perfect for anyone who likes a good short story! read more

Putnam Juvenile
$15.70

From debut picture book author L.J.R. Kelly, and acclaimed illustrator Yoko Tanaka, comes a poignant ode to well-loved toys in the... vein of picture book favorites such as The Velveteen Rabbit, The Giving Tree, and Knuffle Bunny.Blanket and Bear have always gone everywhere with their boy—but one day they are accidentally left behind. On a daring adventure across oceans and faraway lands, they travel to find their way back to the boy, meeting new friends along the way. read more

Putnam Juvenile
$14.99

Jan Brett's bestselling snowy "Goldilocks" retelling is now available in this popular large, durable format. Painted in her signat...ure style, the familiar story and depiction of playful Arctic animals and birds dressed in colorful Inuit costumes make this classic tale a perfect choice for Jan’s youngest fans. read more

Putnam Juvenile
$17.09

The African plains provide a stunning environment for Jan Brett's latest animal adventure. For as long as anyone can remember, the... honeyguide bird and the African honey badger have been partners when it comes to honey:Honeyguide finds the honeycomb, Badger breaks it open, and they share the sweetness inside.But this day, Badger keeps all the honey for himself. Foolish Badger!In no time, Honeyguide leads Badger on a fast chase. Badger thinks it's for honey; but Honeyguide has a surprise waiting for her greedy friend.As they swim across a pond, push through a thicket of reeds, leap over a huge anthill, a menagerie of exotic animals passes the news along in a kind of animal Bush Telegraph. Finally Badger faces a lift-the-flap page, revealing the twist that teaches Badger a lesson. Can you guess who's under that flap?Honey . . . Honey . . . Lion! will surely become a family favorite for readers of all ages. read more

Putnam Juvenile
$6.44

Jan Brett's New York Times bestselling picture book The Umbrella has all the rollicking fun of the woodland animals that crowd int...o a mitten in the snow in The Mitten. Only this time it's in a lush cloud forest as one by one, tree frog, toucan, kinkajou, baby tapir, quetzal, monkey, and jaguar crowd into an open, upside down banana umbrella until a tiny hummingbird lands and they all fall out. A shortened text for toddlers and simple Spanish phrases like "Hola!" add to the fun of reading aloud this lively board book. read more

Putnam Juvenile
$18.49

Experience this Jan Brett visual masterpiece like never before!One of Jan Brett's all-time bestselling Christmas classics comes to... life with this deluxe package that includes a DVD featuring Brett's gorgeous, digitally rendered artwork paired with original music performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra, and text read by award-winning narrator Jim Dale."Another holiday keepsake from a master." - Publishers Weekly, starred review for The Night Before Christmas read more

Putnam Juvenile
$15.30

A portion of the proceeds from Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey will be donated to the Twin Towers Orphan Fun...d. For more information or to make a donation, please visit http://www.ttof.org.This is the inspiring true story of the John J. Harvey—a retired New York City fireboat reinstated on September 11, 2001. Originally launched in 1931, the Harvey was the most powerful fireboat of her time. After the September 11 attacks, with fire hydrants at Ground Zero inoperable and the Hudson River's water supply critical to fighting the blaze, the fire department called on the Harvey for help. There were adjustments—forcing water into hoses by jamming soda bottles and wood into nozzles with a sledgehammer—and then the fireboat's volunteer crew pumped much-needed water to the disaster site. The John J. Harvey proved she was still one of New York's Bravest!Maira Kalman brings a New York City icon to life, celebrating the energy, vitality and hope of a place and its people. read more

Putnam Juvenile
$6.00

The bestselling modern classic, in a sturdy board book edition perfect for little hands.When Nicki drops his white mitten in the s...now, he goes on without realizing that it is missing.One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.As the story of the animals in the mitten unfolds, the reader can see Nicki in the borders of each page, walking through the woods unaware of what is going on.In her distinctive style, Jan Brett brings the animals to life with warmth and humor, and her illustrations are full of visual delights and details faithful to the Ukrainian tradition from which the story comes."Grandmother knits snow-white mittens that Nikki takes on an adventure. Readers will enjoy the charm and humor in the portrayal of the animals as they make room for each newcomer in the mitten and sprawl in the snow after the big sneeze." -The Horn Book read more

Putnam Juvenile
$12.74

A delightfully original companion book to Jan Brett's bestseller The Mitten.When Lisa's woolen stocking flies off the clothesline,... Hedgie finds it and pokes his nose in. He tries to pull it out, but the stocking gets stuck on his prickles -- and the fun begins.A mother hen comes by, then a noisy goose, a talkative barn cat, a playful farm dog, a mama pig and her piglets, and a pony. They all laugh at Hedgie, especially when he pretends he's wearing a new hat. But in the end, it is clever Hedgie who has the last laugh.And where is Lisa when all of this is going on? She's in Jan Brett's signature borders, getting ready for winter, until she realizes her stocking is missing and she enters the story to look for it.Luminous paintings of a Scandinavian farm and the forest around it are bathed in northern light, as the snow begins to fall and the adventure unfolds. read more

Putnam Juvenile
$6.00

Super Babies may be little, but they’re BIG on adventure. Take a nap when there’s fun to be had at the playground? Not Mia! Take a... bath when you and your dog can go out exploring? Not Max! These busy babies have places to go and exciting missions to accomplish. Salina Yoon introduces these charming new characters in a bright and playful toddler book with two separate stories. With directional words describing where they’re going and brightly colored animals to identify, this will be a lively lap read. read more

Putnam Juvenile
$13.29

A young adult debut from internationally bestselling author Harlan CobenMickey Bolitar's year can't get much worse. After witnessi...ng his father's death and sending his mom to rehab, he's forced to live with his estranged uncle Myron and switch high schools.A new school comes with new friends and new enemies, and lucky for Mickey, it also comes with a great new girlfriend, Ashley. For a while, it seems like Mickey's train-wreck of a life is finally improving - until Ashley vanishes without a trace. Unwilling to let another person walk out of his life, Mickey follows Ashley's trail into a seedy underworld that reveals that this seemingly sweet, shy girl isn't who she claimed to be. And neither was Mickey's father. Soon, Mickey learns about a conspiracy so shocking that it makes high school drama seem like a luxury - and leaves him questioning everything about the life he thought he knew.First introduced to readers in Harlan Coben's latest adult novel, Live Wire, Mickey Bolitar is as quick-witted and clever as his uncle Myron, and eager to go to any length to save the people he cares about. With this new series, Coben introduces an entirely new generation of fans to the masterful plotting and wry humor that have made him an award-winning, internationally bestselling, and beloved author.Follow Mickey Bolitar on his next adventure in Seconds Away, coming out in Fall 2012!Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/6/2011 Pages: 288 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up read more

Putnam Juvenile
$17.99

Having a dog in class is always a clue that it's going to be an interesting day, especially when the dog in question-and the one w...ith all the answers-is the insatiable canine gourmand Pete, last seen munching everything from jellybeans to underwear on his way through the alphabet in What Pete Ate from A-Z. Poppy Wise has mixed feelings about school and her teachers have mixed feelings about her dog, Pete. Pete wreaks havoc in math; causes chaos in science (Mrs. Magma has a meltdown when he swallows her microscope! and is a star in art (Miss Crumple finds Pete colorful when he eats all the crayons). As Pete gets his fill of knowledge, he also serves as an impetus for learning rules are made to be broken and there is no end to learning. This new adventure is sure to be another "giggly meal for readers who relish ridiculousness, randomness, rambunctiousness and alliteration."-Time Out New YorkBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/28/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up read more

Putnam Juvenile
$12.59

A magical Christmas story the author swears is true! Richie and Trisha want to buy wonderful Christmas gifts for their family, but... they don't have enough money. Enter Kay Lamity, a new housekeeper . . . or is she? She comes into their lives like a whirlwind, brimming with positive energy and a can-do attitude. Kay not only straightens them out when it comes to whether or not Santa is real, she teaches them something about gifts: the just-good-enough kind that come from the pocketbook and the unforgettable kind that come from the heart. Beloved author-illustrator Patricia Polacco's first Christmas-themed story in over ten years is a wonderful ode to the magic of family, Christmas, and giving the right kind of gifts?gifts filled with love. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/3/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up read more

Putnam Juvenile
$6.99

Jan Brett's The Twelve Days of Christmas has long been a holiday favorite. Now this classic picture book is a charming board book ...for sharing the wonder and magic of Christmas with the youngest readers. And like the board book editions of The Mitten and The Hat, it will be the perfectBook Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/16/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 1 and Up read more

Putnam Juvenile
$12.59

Mythology, mystery, and true love Welcome to New Vegas, a city once covered in bling, now blanketed in ice. Like much of the plane...t, New Vegas knows only one temperature: freezing. At the heart of the city is Nat, a sixteen-year-old blackjack dealer looking for a way out. She's heard rumors of 'the Blue', a paradise, with turquoise waters. It's a place where Nat won't be persecuted, even if her darkest secret comes to light. But passage to the Blue is treacherous, and Nat's only hope is a young ragtag crew who may be almost as unqualified as she is to survive the journey. From the New York Times bestselling team of Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston comes this remarkable first book in a spellbinding new series.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/17/2013Pages: 336Reading Level: Age 12 and Up read more

Putnam Juvenile
$17.99

A fresh funny twist to a favorite fairytale Jan Brett sets her Cinderella story in a snowy Russian winter where one magical night,... Cinders, the most picked upon hen in the flock, becomes the most loved by Prince Cockerel when she arrives at his ball looking so beautiful that even her bossy sisters don't recognize her. Jan travelled to Russia and readers will be in awe of the Ice Palace aglow under a deep blue moonlit sky, exquisite ball gowns on the comely pullets, uniforms with gold braids and buttons on the cockerels, striking Russian architecture transformed into ice in the borders, and a very funny flock of chickens who provide an appealing, original look at this snowy Cinderella. Readers will find these dressed up chickens comical as they pour over the extravagant setting, including a "WOW"-inducing double gatefold of chicken couples whirling around the ballroom. A feast for the eyes sure to become a perennial favorite.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/5/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up read more

Putnam Juvenile
$7.99

This title is appearing for the first time in the popular new lift-the-flap board book format. Complete with color covers and a ne...w, lower price, this is the perfect format for these classic books.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/17/2005Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up read more

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