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Winner of the 2012 Randolph Caldecott Medal This New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Best Illustrated Book relates a stor...y about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisys anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog. In the tradition of his nearly wordless picture book Yo! Yes?, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka explores in pictures the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring. Raschkas signature swirling, impressionistic illustrations and his affectionate story will particularly appeal to young dog lovers and teachers and parents who have children dealing with the loss of something special. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/10/2011 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 9.8in length x 0.59in width x 10.19in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

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Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child?s unique perspective to an important chapter i...n America?s history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family?and thousands of others?in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery. Poignant, moving, and hopeful, this is an intimate look at the birth of the Civil Rights Movement. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 12/22/2009 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9in length x 0.43in width x 11.26in height Weight: 18.39oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Acclaimed picture book biographer Jeanette Winter has found her perfect subject: Jane Goodall, the great observer of chimpanzees. ...Follow Jane from her childhood in London watching a robin on her windowsill, to her years in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, invited by brilliant scientist Louis Leakey to observe chimps, to her worldwide crusade to save these primates who are now in danger of extinction, and their habitat. Young animal lovers and Winters many fans will welcome this fascinating and moving portrait of an extraordinary person and the animals to whom she has dedicated her life. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/5/2011 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9.09in length x 0.45in width x 8.82in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

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Poor Princess Baby. It?s bedtime, but she isn?t sleepy in this adorable follow-up to the first Princess Baby book. After all, ther...e is so much a princess baby needs to do. PJs need to be put on, toys need to be put away, the perfect book needs to be chosen, and her beloved subjects need to brush their teeth! It?s a very busy time in Princess Baby?s room. Young readers will want to climb into their own beds when our pint-sized heroine finally pulls up the covers and goes ?night-night.? Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/13/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Dimensions: 9.36in length x 0.39in width x 9.32in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More

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Learn to read with this New York Times-bestselling picture book, starring an irresistible dog named Rocket and his teacher, a litt...le yellow bird. Follow along as Rocket masters the alphabet, sounds out words, and finally . . . learns to read all on his own! With a story that makes reading fun?and will even help listeners learn to read?this book is ideal for kindergarten classrooms and story hour or as a gift for that beginning reader. Fresh, charming art by Tad Hills, the New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of Duck and Goose, will make this a favorite. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/27/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and UpDimensions: 9.93in length x 0.43in width x 10.86in height Weight: 17.6oz. How Rocket Learned to Read + Doll Learn to read with this New York Times-bestselling picture book, starring an irresistible dog named Rocket and his teacher, a little yellow bird. Follow along as Rocket masters the alphabet, sounds out words, and finally . . . learns to read all on his own! With a story that makes reading funand will even help listeners learn to readthis book is ideal for kindergarten classrooms and story hour or as a gift for that beginning reader. Fresh, charming art by Tad Hills, the New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of Duck and Goose, will make this a favorite. And dont miss the instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, Rocket Writes a Story. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 7/27/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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The New York Times praised this best-selling picture book as adorable, original, well-illustrated and fabulous. In this first book... in the How-To Series (which includes How To Get Married and How to Get a Job), the know-it-all big sister narrator tells it like it is: When youre a baby you dont read books. You eat them. You dont know how old you are, or even if youre a boy or a girl. And you have to keep a special plug in your mouth to stop your scream from coming out. But one day, you wont be little anymore, and then youll be taller and smarter, and actually quite clever. Like the narrator. And youll be able to share memories of what it was like when you were little with your incredible Big Sister. From the Hardcover edition. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/10/2011 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 8.94in length x 0.41in width x 11.83in height Weight: 12.8oz. Dimensions: 8.56in length x 0.18in width x 11.49in height Weight: 7.2oz. Read More

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Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom e...xperiment. How many seeds are in a pumpkin? Mr. Tiffin asks his class as they gather around the big, medium, and small pumpkins on his desk. Robert, the biggest kid, guesses that the largest one has a million seeds; Elinor, sounding like she knows what shes talking about, guesses the medium one has 500 seeds; and Anna, who likes even numbers better than odd ones, guesses that the little one has 22. Charlie, the smallest boy in the class, doesnt have a guess. Counting pumpkin seeds is messy business, but once the slimy job is done, to everyones surprise, the smallest pumpkin has the most seeds! As Charlie happily exclaims, Small things have a lot going on inside of them. This book makes a wonderful read-aloud companion to any math or science curriculum, and its a fun way to reinforce counting skills at home. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 7/10/2007 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 8.99in length x 0.45in width x 10.77in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

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Before everyone recycled . . . There was a town that had 3,168 tons of garbage and nowhere to put it. What did they do? Enter the ...Garbage Barge! Amazing art built out of junk, toys, and found objects by Red Nose Studio makes this the perfect book for Earth Day or any day, and photos on the back side of the jacket show how the art was created. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/9/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 11.88in length x 0.38in width x 9.71in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

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A bestselling Caldecott Honor artist and legendary author team up in this Parents Choice Silver Award Book! Truly a publishing eve...nt! Florence Parry Heide, author of such classics as the Shrinking of Treehorn, and Lane Smith, recipient of a slew of awards, have created an unforgettable princess sure to charm and delight young readers. Princess Hyacinth has a problem: she floats. And so the king and queen have pebbles sewn into the tops of her socks, and force her to wear a crown encrusted with the heaviest jewels in the kingdom to keep her earthbound. But one day, Hyacinth comes across a balloon man and decides to take off all her princess clothes, grab a balloon, and float free. Hooray! Alas, when the balloon man lets go of the string . . . off she goes. Luckily, there is a kite and a boy named Boy to save her. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/22/2009 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 11.39in length x 0.4in width x 8.83in height Weight: 16.96oz. Read More

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Do you believe in Bog Babies? If you don?t, you will! When two small sisters go fishing in a magic pond, they find something much ...better than a frog or a newt. They find a Bog Baby. Small and blue, with wings like a dragon, the girls decide to take him home with them and keep him a secret. But the Bog Baby is a wild thing, and when he gets sick, the girls turn to their mother for help. She teaches them the greatest lesson of all: sometimes if you really love something, you have to let it go. This magical book about the wonder children feel for the wild creatures around them will appeal to every child?s imagination and love of the outdoors. 2008 Booktrust Early Years Preschool Award Winner Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/13/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 10.65in length x 0.45in width x 8.73in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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In this striking picture book biography, an old-timer tells us what made Sandy Koufax such an amazing baseball player. We learn th...at the beginning of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers was rocky, that he was shy with his teammates, and experienced discrimination as one of the only Jews in the game. We hear that he actually quit, only to return the next season?different?firing one rocket after another over the plate. We watch him refuse to play in the 1965 World Series because it is a Jewish high holy day. And we see him in pain because of an overused left arm, eventually retiring at the peak of his career. Finally, we are told that people are still ?scratchin? their heads over Sandy,? who remains a modest hero and a mystery to this day. Accompanied by sidebars filled with statistics, this Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year and Booklist Top of the List is sure to delight budding baseball fans. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/24/2009 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9.33in length x 0.38in width x 11.33in height Weight: 16oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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In this knockout book of animal photographs, perfect for the youngest animal lover, youll discover all sorts of things. Did you kn...ow that orangutans are ticklish Yes, they are?just like you and me. But be careful if you ever see a hippo yawning. It doesnt mean hes sleepy?it means he wants to fight. The gorgeous up-close pictures and fascinating facts are complemented by behind-the-scenes peeks at how animal photographs are taken. (For instance, photographer Steve Grubman once had to lull a cow to sleep with soft music!) Animal lovers, young scientists, and budding photographers will all adore this beautiful nonfiction book. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 6/8/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 10.06in length x 0.34in width x 11.27in height Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school ...trip to an apple orchard! In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards--including how apples are harvested, how cider is made, and what the different varieties of apples are--while trying to solve a riddle. The book also celebrates how some children learn differently than others. Margaret McNamara and illustrator G. Brian Karas bring us another fun and educational picture book. Read More

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Celebrate Christmas with the joyous poetry of the incomparable Maya Angelou. ?Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look... heavenward,? she writes, ?and speak the word aloud. Peace.? Angelou?s moving poem is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of humanity. First read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, it comes alive again as a fully illustrated children?s book, celebrating the promise of peace in the holiday season. In this simple story, a family joins with their community?rich and poor, black and white, Muslim and Jew?to celebrate the holidays. This special package includes an audio CD of the author reading the poem aloud. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/23/2008 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Dimensions: 10.86in length x 0.37in width x 9.75in height Weight: 16.96oz. Read More

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According to Publishers Weekly in a starred review, this picture book capture[s] the exuberance of the creative spirit alongside t...he quirks of a character accepting his limitations. Mario is a squirrel who loves to invent amazing moves, like the Super Looper and Tail, Dont Fail. But though his parents ooh and ahh at whatever he does, his friend Isabelle is not so easily impressed. When she points out that anyone can have a move, Mario must find some other way to stand out. Sometimes being amazing is hard work, as shown in this zany yet accessible picture book from Jill McElmurry, illustrator of The One and Only Marigold and Little Blue Truck. Young readers will instantly recognize themselves in Mario, as he searches for his one-of-a-kind talent. Here is a hilarious read-aloud that will have little ones oohing and ahhing?and trying out some moves of their own. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/8/2012 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 8.38in length x 0.32in width x 10.32in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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The U.S. Childrens Poet Laureate and an award-winning childrens poet join their prolific forces in this picture book of poems abou...t cars. But theyre not just any cars: theres the Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy (So unique there is no copy); the Bathtub Limosine (With hot water heating / And porcelain seating); and the High Heel Car. Each of the thirteen quirky, inventive poems will speak directly to the imaginations of children, as will Holmess high-concept, detail-filled illustrations. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/7/2014 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Its Christmas and Nella is beside herself with excitement! She and her sisters have been given a real gift?a beautiful Baby Betty ...doll. But its hard to share something youve waited your whole seven-year-old life for, and Nella grabs the doll for herself. It isnt long before she discovers that a doll cant do the fun things she and her sisters do together. So, as Christmas day fades, Nella shares it with her sisters. Set in the Depression era South, heres a heartwarming story that captures the essence of the holiday. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/11/2007 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school ...trip to an apple orchard! In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards--including how apples are harvested, how cider is made, and what the different varieties of apples are--while trying to solve a riddle. The book also celebrates how some children learn differently than others. Margaret McNamara and illustrator G. Brian Karas bring us another fun and educational picture book. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
$16.99 at YoYo.com

Its Christmas and Nella is beside herself with excitement! She and her sisters have been given a real gift?a beautiful Baby Betty ...doll. But its hard to share something youve waited your whole seven-year-old life for, and Nella grabs the doll for herself. It isnt long before she discovers that a doll cant do the fun things she and her sisters do together. So, as Christmas day fades, Nella shares it with her sisters. Set in the Depression era South, heres a heartwarming story that captures the essence of the holiday. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/11/2007 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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How Rocket Learned to Read + Doll Learn to read with this New York Times-bestselling picture book, starring an irresistible dog na...med Rocket and his teacher, a little yellow bird. Follow along as Rocket masters the alphabet, sounds out words, and finally . . . learns to read all on his own! With a story that makes reading funand will even help listeners learn to readthis book is ideal for kindergarten classrooms and story hour or as a gift for that beginning reader. Fresh, charming art by Tad Hills, the New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of Duck and Goose, will make this a favorite. And dont miss the instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, Rocket Writes a Story. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 7/27/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
$17.99 at YoYo.com

The U.S. Childrens Poet Laureate and an award-winning childrens poet join their prolific forces in this picture book of poems abou...t cars. But theyre not just any cars: theres the Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy (So unique there is no copy); the Bathtub Limosine (With hot water heating / And porcelain seating); and the High Heel Car. Each of the thirteen quirky, inventive poems will speak directly to the imaginations of children, as will Holmess high-concept, detail-filled illustrations. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/7/2014 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Acclaimed picture book biographer Jeanette Winter has found her perfect subject: Jane Goodall, the great observer of chimpanzees. ...Follow Jane from her childhood in London watching a robin on her windowsill, to her years in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, invited by brilliant scientist Louis Leakey to observe chimps, to her worldwide crusade to save these primates who are now in danger of extinction, and their habitat. Young animal lovers and Winters many fans will welcome this fascinating and moving portrait of an extraordinary person and the animals to whom she has dedicated her life. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/5/2011 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9.09in length x 0.45in width x 8.82in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Before everyone recycled . . . There was a town that had 3,168 tons of garbage and nowhere to put it. What did they do? Enter the ...Garbage Barge! Amazing art built out of junk, toys, and found objects by Red Nose Studio makes this the perfect book for Earth Day or any day, and photos on the back side of the jacket show how the art was created. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/9/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 11.88in length x 0.38in width x 9.71in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

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In a starred review, Publishers Weekly raves, Chef and TV personality Julia Child likely would have delighted in and hooted over t...his wide-ranging picture-book biography.... Readers young and old will devour this fete pour les yeux. Follow Julia Child?chef, author, and television personality?from her childhood in Pasadena, California, to her life as a spy in WWII, to the cooking classes she took in Paris, to the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, to the funny moments of being a chef on TV. This is a comprehensive and enchanting picture book biography, told in many panels and jam-packed with lively, humorous, and child-friendly details. Young chefs and Julia Child fans will exclaim, ooooh la la, about this book, which is as energetic and eccentric as the chef herself. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/22/2012 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.47in width x 10.74in height Weight: 16.8oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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In this striking picture book biography, an old-timer tells us what made Sandy Koufax such an amazing baseball player. We learn th...at the beginning of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers was rocky, that he was shy with his teammates, and experienced discrimination as one of the only Jews in the game. We hear that he actually quit, only to return the next season?different?firing one rocket after another over the plate. We watch him refuse to play in the 1965 World Series because it is a Jewish high holy day. And we see him in pain because of an overused left arm, eventually retiring at the peak of his career. Finally, we are told that people are still ?scratchin? their heads over Sandy,? who remains a modest hero and a mystery to this day. Accompanied by sidebars filled with statistics, this Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year and Booklist Top of the List is sure to delight budding baseball fans. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/24/2009 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9.33in length x 0.38in width x 11.33in height Weight: 16oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child?s unique perspective to an important chapter i...n America?s history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family?and thousands of others?in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery. Poignant, moving, and hopeful, this is an intimate look at the birth of the Civil Rights Movement. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 12/22/2009 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 9in length x 0.43in width x 11.26in height Weight: 18.39oz. Read More

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From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum?as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklins Almanac?comes the t...hrilling story of Americas most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart. In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelias life (from childhood up until her last flight) and the exhaustive search for her and her missing plane. With incredible photos, maps, and handwritten notes from Amelia herself?plus informative sidebars tackling everything from the history of flight to what Amelia liked to eat while flying (tomato soup)?this unique nonfiction title is tailor-made for middle graders. Amelia Lost received four starred reviews and Best Book of the Year accolades from School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book Magazine, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/8/2011 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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Do you believe in Bog Babies? If you don?t, you will! When two small sisters go fishing in a magic pond, they find something much ...better than a frog or a newt. They find a Bog Baby. Small and blue, with wings like a dragon, the girls decide to take him home with them and keep him a secret. But the Bog Baby is a wild thing, and when he gets sick, the girls turn to their mother for help. She teaches them the greatest lesson of all: sometimes if you really love something, you have to let it go. This magical book about the wonder children feel for the wild creatures around them will appeal to every child?s imagination and love of the outdoors. 2008 Booktrust Early Years Preschool Award Winner Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/13/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 10.65in length x 0.45in width x 8.73in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

Schwartz and Wade
$16.99 at YoYo.com

In this knockout book of animal photographs, perfect for the youngest animal lover, youll discover all sorts of things. Did you kn...ow that orangutans are ticklish Yes, they are?just like you and me. But be careful if you ever see a hippo yawning. It doesnt mean hes sleepy?it means he wants to fight. The gorgeous up-close pictures and fascinating facts are complemented by behind-the-scenes peeks at how animal photographs are taken. (For instance, photographer Steve Grubman once had to lull a cow to sleep with soft music!) Animal lovers, young scientists, and budding photographers will all adore this beautiful nonfiction book. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 6/8/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Dimensions: 10.06in length x 0.34in width x 11.27in height Read More

Schwartz and Wade
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The New York Times praised this best-selling picture book as adorable, original, well-illustrated and fabulous. In this first book... in the How-To Series (which includes How To Get Married and How to Get a Job), the know-it-all big sister narrator tells it like it is: When youre a baby you dont read books. You eat them. You dont know how old you are, or even if youre a boy or a girl. And you have to keep a special plug in your mouth to stop your scream from coming out. But one day, you wont be little anymore, and then youll be taller and smarter, and actually quite clever. Like the narrator. And youll be able to share memories of what it was like when you were little with your incredible Big Sister. From the Hardcover edition. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/10/2011 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 8.94in length x 0.41in width x 11.83in height Weight: 12.8oz. Dimensions: 8.56in length x 0.18in width x 11.49in height Weight: 7.2oz. Read More

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