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13 Entertaining Books, DVDs, and Games

  • Help a wide-eyed mushroom with mommy issues reunite with his family in the latest DS game. ($19.99, Ignition Entertainment) Rated E, 4 to 5

  • Snow White catches a new drift in this CGI-animated, updated classic. ($19.98, Lionsgate Films Inc.) 6 to 10

  • Exotic, worldly beats and lyrics that hit home.($14.99, Firehorse Records) 5 to 8

  • This funky book features mostly exotic animals, all domesticated and springing to life in glorious 3-D pop-ups! ($17.99, Little, Brown & Company) 3 and up

  • The red monster meets red-hot comedian Tina Fey, who's posing as a library-loving pirate. ($14.95, Sesame Workshop) 2 and up

  • An ingenious combo: lift-the-flap fun and realistically textured farm animals! ($7.99, Little Simon) 6 months to 3 years

  • Who's been stealing chocolate? Candy-lovin' kids and Grandma are on it. ($14.99, Chronicle Books) 8 to 10

  • A bunny's got an uninvited guest -- a bad mood that takes the form of a hairy tagalong. With whimsical illustrations. ($16.99, Chronicle Kids) 3 to 5

  • Transform your kid's DS into a multifunctional toy with maps, calculators, and a silly voice changer. ($29.99, TOMY) Rated E, 8 to 12

  • Kids will dig this whodunit, hidden-object game that's now available for the Wii. ($29.99, Destineer) Rated E, 10 and up

  • Tamara longs to expose the neighborhood big talker. But when he makes a claim he can't back up, will she burst his bubble? ($16.95, Roaring Brook Press) 10 and up

  • The offbeat works of a master from an art movement that kids love. ($7.99, Chronicle Kids) Birth to 3

  • A girl plots to find out whether she'll live happily ever after. With imaginative bird's-eye-view art. ($16.95, Roaring Brook Press) 7 to 9

  • This disc's harmonies rival those of any killer alt-rock band (assuming they decided to sing about things little kids love). ($15, rocknoceros.com) 2 to 5

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