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These Busytown books may be little…but Richard Scarry's beloved Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, and other beloved characters are as entert...aining as ever! Toddlers will love these four brightly illustrated classic concept board books, which cover colors, counting, opposites, and shapes. read more

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'Twas the week before Christmas, and somewhere up north, dear Santa was frantic-he paced back and forth. He had just heard some ne...ws that he sure didn't like: it seemed that the reindeer were going on STRIKE!" Oh, no! There's trouble brewing in the North Pole: Santa's reindeer have gone on strike and he's auditioning other animals to take their place. But when the cats abandon station to chase some mice and the elephants fall through the roof, what's Santa to do? Will his eight trusty reindeer ever fly again? This playful take on “The Night Before Christmas” gives kids a fun behind-the-scenes peek into Santa's workshop. read more

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'Twas the night before Christmas aboard the Black Sark, Not a creature was stirrin', not even a shark!Come aboard, young mateys, f...or a humorous, colorful, and thoroughly piratical retelling of "The Night Before Christmas!" On a ship of mischievous brigands—who have visions of treasure chests, not sugar plums, dancing in their heads—you wouldn't expect a visit from jolly St. Nick. Instead, here comes Sir Peggedy, with his peg leg and hook arm, cracking his whip and driving eight giant seahorses: Salty, Scurvy, Sinbad, Mollie, Cutthroat, Cross-Eyes, Roger, and Jolly. But even buccaneers can catch the holiday spirit …  Philip Yates's rollicking rhymes and Sebastiá Serra's sprightly, fun-filled pictures turn Clement C. Moore's Christmas perennial into a jubilant celebration.  read more

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On the first day of Christmas, a gift was sent to me . . . a parrot in a palm tree! Ahoy mateys--Christmas is coming and even pira...tes celebrate the holiday! This follow-up to the hugely popular A Pirate's Night Before Christmas offers a witty re-imagining of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”—with a sly buccaneer twist. A brave cabin boy receives marvelously mysterious gifts for each of the 12 days he is left alone to guard the pirate ship: 12 cannons blastin', 9 mermaids singin', 6 Jolly Rogers, and so on—but who are they from? With impeccable rhythm and a lively sense of fun, Philip Yates and Sebastià Serra create a delightful world all their own. read more

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From Albatross to Zebra Finch, this stunning, oversize ABC book, developed in conjunction with the American Museum of Natural Hist...ory, celebrates some of nature’s most amazing creatures! Along with extra-large letters and fun facts, bright, detailed photos present 26 beautiful birds whose names each begin with a different letter. Young children will be awestruck as they learn the alphabet and meet cockatoos, flamingos, macaws, and more. read more

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Are you a good listener? What’s your dream job? How big is your crush? These quizzes are all about YOU! Have you ever wondered wha...t animal you’re most like? Or what your superpower would be, if you had one? Get ready to find out! These quizzes will tell you everything from which hairstyle suits your personality to how adventurous you are and what season of the year inspires you. They may seem like fun and games, but quizzes can teach us a lot about ourselves. If you’ve ever asked yourself, “Who am I really?” then this is the book for you! read more

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Say “nighty-night”—it's animal bedtime around the world! From the moose in Maine to a Bahama iguana, from Australian kangaroos to ...pandas in China, sleepy creatures everywhere are ready to rest under blankets of stars. But before they drift into dreams, they send a special kiss to an adorable child—“YOU”—curling up in bed, too. Written in lyrical, soothing rhyme, this endearing bedtime story will lull youngsters to sweet dreamland. read more

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A caterpillar. An alien.  A ferocious tiger! With a collection of masks and a big imagination, a young boy can become anything he ...wants. What creature will he turn into next? The big die-cut smile on the cover and on every mask says it all: this is FUN!  read more

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“You are cordially invited to the BIGGEST, BESTEST, HATTIEST party of all time!” Come join the fun—but only if you have a hat. AND... you know the entry rules. Unfortunately, there seems to be a surprising number of those, as a young boy discovers. Will he—and the cool collection of animals he befriends along the way—ever get in? Gloriously illustrated, the art contains loads of details that serve as clues to the satisfying surprise ending. Kids will read this thoroughly hilarious cumulative picture book again and again!“Mounting exasperation, preposterous rules, and just plain fun make this party a surefire hit. (Picture book. 3-8)” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) read more

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What would happen if Martians landed on Earth—and none of our weapons could stop them? H.G. Wells's timeless masterpiece—which spa...wned many a movie adaptation—imagines this frightening scenario. The horrifying bug-like extraterrestrials, which can wipe out entire crowds with a single heat-ray and poisonous gas, first appear in the English countryside … and then wreak havoc. Narrated by an unnamed protagonist who flees home to seek out safe ground, this terrifying tale creates a shockingly realistic vision of what might happen if fearsome, technologically superior aliens attacked us. Beautifully illustrated by acclaimed artist Scott McKowen, this Unabridged Classic will rivet kids and adults alike. read more

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I asked my mom if I could havea pet, or even two.  But every time I brought one home,my sister went  Ah-Choo!   When hunting for h...is new best friend, a boy goes through an alphabetical menagerie of animals. From an antelope, to bobolink birds, to wolves and zebras—and of course, a cat and dog, too—he brings them all home. But each creature just makes his sister go AH-CHOO! Will he ever be able to have the perfect pet? read more

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A favorite children's song ("Ten on the Bed") gets a delightfully slippery, slide-y twist! In the land of the midnight sun, all th...e animals are having fun speeding down the hill on Caribou's sled. But as they go faster and faster, Seal, Hare, Walrus, and the others all fall off . . . until just the caribou's left, only and lonely. Now, a reindeer likes flying-but never alone, so . . . all the animals leap onto the sled again! This beloved story is new in board and abridged for a preschool audience, and it's ideal for reading, counting, and singing along with, over and over. read more

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Kids—humor yourselves! Would you rather shave your head OR wear the ugliest wig in the world for a whole week? What’s the most emb...arrassing thing that ever happened to you on social media? And what wild and crazy things “wouldja” be willing to do in public? Make yourself laugh with this keepsake journal packed with hilarious prompts, silly fill-ins, wacky doodle ideas, story suggestions, and cool questions and lists. It’s YOUR place to be as funny and crazy as you want . . . with no boundaries. read more

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This high interest/low vocabulary retelling of The Iliad introduces young readers to Homer's thrilling epic tale. Set during the s...iege of Troy, and complete with duels, battles, larger-than-life characters like Achilles, and the famed Greek gods, The Iliad is truly the ultimate adventure story. read more

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Aesop's wise and witty fables are among the most popular stories ever written—and Charles Santore's richly illustrated version is ...one of the most gorgeous editions ever published. Unavailable for a number of years, this dazzling interpretation features lavish art that provides a fresh perspective on Aesop's beloved characters. Santore has arranged these timeless tales by animal, making it easy to follow each creature from one situation to the next and gain a better understanding of how its actions parody human behavior.  read more

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Push, pull, turn, and slide—it’s playtime! This interactive board book has spinners to turn and tabs to slide, colorful illustrati...ons filled with things to spot, and lots of new vocabulary to learn. Let’s go to the park! There’s so much to do and see, from spotting creatures in a tree to going up and down on the teeter-totter. What a happy way to play. read more

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Once upon a time, a king owned twelve enchanting unicorns that he locked up with golden chains. But every morning, he'd find the b...eautiful creatures peacefully asleep in their corral—with their chains shattered. Puzzled, he promised a reward to anyone who could reveal the unicorns' secret. With the help of a magic cloak, a little girl sets out to discover the truth . . . and help the special unicorn that she loves the most. This charming variation on “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” stars a delightfully spirited heroine and twelve magical unicorns. read more

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The Say & Play series combines bright, adorable photographs, familiar words, and basic concepts in an irresistibly kid-friendly, s...kill-enhancing, and appealing package. And this bilingual book has the word for each item in English and Spanish on facing pages. What do you want to wear today? Here’s a wardrobe of favorites, from jeans and sneakers to pants, skirts, sweaters, mittens, and more. Each garment is bright, colorful, and labeled so kids can easily learn first words for familiar things in both English and Spanish. read more

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Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and, of course, Toad of Toad Hall: these characters have captivated children for over a century. Join Ken...neth Grahame's classic cast of animal friends as they enjoy life on the river; hit the road in Toad's brand-new cart; get lost in the dark; and have adventures in the Wild Wood. These enchanting and humorous tales provide timeless enjoyment.  Previously published as individual chapter books and now gathered into a single volume for the first time!   read more

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This fun atlas is chock-full of trivia about amazing animals that live around the world and in our own backyards! Kids will enjoy ...a wild journey across all seven continents and meet cool creatures ranging from lizards that walk on water to blood-drinking bats. Each colorful spread showcases a continent, with a map, pictures, and the names of the animals that live there. Cool gatefolds open to reveal more details on landscape, climate, and fauna. read more

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Every kid knows that nothing's funnier than a fart joke. And it's also a universal truth (and mysterious fact) that people don't m...ind the smell of their own farts. Animal Gas explores this hilarious concept through a parade of animals who describe why they don't think their own farts stink—against the truth about how they REALLY smell! read more

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Spasibo, arigato, shukran, merci! Tiger's taking a trip—and everywhere she goes, from the market in Moscow to a boat on Egypt's Ni...le River, she says "thank you" to the friendly people she meets. And, as they follow her round the world, children will learn to how to say thanks in seven different languages, too: French, Russian, Arabic, Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, and Spanish. Each “please” word is translated and has a pronunciation guide, and an illustrated map follows Tiger's travels. read more

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It's boys versus girls in the funniest, spookiest campout ever! After a few comic near-collisions, collapsed tents, pratfalls, and... pillow fights, everyone finally settles down to "toast" marshmallows over a "flashlight campfire." But then, during a ghost story, a strange shadow begins to rise . . .  What could it be? Richard Scarry's slapstick-filled antics will make kids laugh and laugh! read more

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Elwood Bigfoot is big, clumsy, LOUD . . . and lonely. It's hard for him to make friends—especially with the tiny, delicate birdies... he loves so much. Each flash of their feathers, each chirp and cheerful song helps him feel less alone. But whenever a birdie swoops by, and Elwood hollers at it to STAY, the scared creature flies away. He tries everything: sitting on a branch, having a housewarming party, even building an amusement park with snacks and pools. But nothing helps—until Elwood finally learns how to make his bird dreams come true. One of the Globe & Mail's 100 Best Books of the Year! read more

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 "Monster play. Monster 'YAY!' Monster Park—come on, this way!" Monster's having a fun time at the park—swinging and sliding, swir...ling and twirling, and riding the whirly-whirl. When it's time to go, though, Monster says "NO!" But all's okay because Monster can return another day. A monstrous-ly enjoyable follow-up to Annie Bach's delightful Monster Party! read more

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After awhile, Crocodile. See you soon, Baboon. LATER, GATOR. Gator’s moving, and he’s so sad to say goodbye to his friends. Worst ...of all, he doesn’t know anyone in his new neighborhood! But with a little help—and some encouraging letters—from the good pals he left behind, Gator realizes what he has to do. Just say . . . HELLO! And with a Howdy do, Kangaroo and Good afternoon, Raccoon, Gator soon feels right at home.             A group of adorable animals, and fun-to-read-aloud text, make this the perfect encouraging story for any new kid in the neighborhood. read more

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How does a caterpillar turn into a beautiful butterfly—and how much must it eat before it changes? What is a chrysalis? How does a... new butterfly break out of its cocoon? Is it true that butterflies can taste with their feet? Budding scientists will delight in following this favorite creature's lifecycle and discovering the role it plays in nature. read more

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Happy wedding day to Mr. and Mrs. Pig! They're celebrating with a big costume party aboard a steamboat. But Mr. Pig worries someon...e might steal the gifts, so he invites detectives Sam Cat and Dudley Pig—disguised as pirates—to come along. Sure enough, someone soon swipes Mrs. Pig's new pearls. Abounding with Scarry's trademark slapstick, pranks, and pratfalls, this fun mystery will delight kids! read more

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Dear Myself . . . This very special keepsake provides kids with a treasured space for writing letters to themselves, for their fut...ure selves. More than a blank notebook or diary, it contains prompts that encourage young journalers to get real about all kinds of fun and thought-provoking topics: their first celeb crush, their favorite city, their best (or worst) day at the beach, the weirdest adventure they’ve ever had. And when they’re done, they can tuck the book away till another day—and look back at a glimpse of their younger self’s innermost thoughts and feelings. read more

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Which creature moves so rapidly it can even run on water? Which bird's heart beats 1,200 times a minute? Come learn about the worl...d's fastest animals, from speedy cheetahs and swiftly swinging tree gibbons to colorful chameleons whose tongues grab an insect quicker than you can blink an eye. These amazing animals have skills that help them thrive and survive.  read more

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Bonjour, konnichiwa, hola, HELLO! Friendly Hippo takes a trip around the world to seven different countries, and everywhere he goe...s, he cheerily greets people in their native language. Kids will have fun trying out these simple foreign words, from “namaste” (India) to “privyet” (Russia). read more

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Pinocchio, in Carlo Collodi's original version, is an adventure-filled, menacing fairy tale with a moral. Made by the woodcarver G...eppetto, the puppet Pinocchio dreams of becoming a real child. But his unrestrained curiosity, dishonesty, and selfishness put him in constant peril. As he journeys from the deceptive “Field of Miracles,” where he plants gold coins to make them grow, to the land where lazy boys turn into donkeys, Pinocchio's path is paved with mistakes, willfulness, and danger.And all the while his nose keeps growing bigger and bigger and bigger every time he tells a fib, so all the world can see what a liar he is . . .  read more

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Tweens know: everything is better when you do it with your BFF! That's why this super-fun keepsake journal will become their favor...ite. It's got an awesome question-and-answer format specially created for best friends to fill out together, plus loads of drawing prompts and activities just meant for two. read more

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Hugh Lofting's beloved story of the doctor who can talk to animals has long enchanted children. Though his fondness for pets drive...s away all his human patients, as a veterinarian, Doctor Doolittle has the magic touch. Join him, Polynesia, Jip the dog, Dab-Dab the duck, and the rest of his furry and feathered friends as they face evil kings and treacherous pirates while handling their most important case ever. This handsome, unabridged edition of The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle, with striking illustrations by Scott McKowen, is sure to find a treasured place in any family's library. read more

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He has big antlers, runs fast on hoofed feet, and likes to eat plants. Who's that? Is it a polar bear? A seal? No—it's a reindeer!... Children will love guessing which arctic animal they'll find beneath the flap, including a walrus, fox, and snowy owl. A final spread features all the creatures included in the book having a polar party. read more

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Now you see them; now you don’t: through beautiful illustrations, including five gorgeous gatefolds, an acclaimed nature writer te...aches kids all about camouflage. Animals know that in order to survive, they must stay hidden—and, fortunately, nature helps them by providing coloration that camouflages them in their habitat. Award-winning author and illustrator Jim Arnosky looks at this most artful and beautiful aspect of animal life, from the dappled spots on a fawn and the leaf-like markings on a Copperhead snake to the white fur of the snowshoe hare in winter and the changing colors of the octopus. Featuring five large gatefolds, this stunning book covers a wide variety of mammals, birds, insects, and sea creatures, and also offers kids advice on becoming better at spying animals out in the wild.     read more

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Push, pull, turn, and slide—it’s playtime! This interactive board book has spinners to turn and tabs to slide, colorful illustrati...ons filled with things to spot, and lots of new vocabulary to learn. The siren wails and the lights flash blue: here comes the firefighting crew! Help the firefighters slide down the pole, zoom away, climb up the ladder and spray their hose . . . and save the day. read more

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Quietly it comes—the dark and chill of winter. And in the snow-covered fields and forests, the great northern plains, vast stretch...es of frozen tundra, and icy polar regions, wild animals have to survive day after day, night after night, out in the cold. How do they do it? Kids can bundle up and join award-winning author, illustrator, and naturalist Jim Arnosky as he follows the tracks of otters, beavers, moose, polar bears, killer whales, penguins, fur seals, and other creatures to discover more about their lives during this frigid season. Arnosky's stunning art includes five magnificent foldouts that reveal worlds under the ice and at the farthest, frostiest reaches of the globe. read more

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Title: Calvin Look Out!( A Bookworm Birdie Gets Glasses) <>Binding: Hardcover <>Author: JenniferBerne <>Publisher: Sterling

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Robert Ingpen's lush interpretation of L. Frank Baum's beloved classic transports children to the magical kingdom of Oz. Ingpen ca...ptures all the memorable moments and characters in his gorgeous illustrations, from the cyclone that whisks Dorothy out of Kansas to her encounters with the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, Cowardly Lion—and the Wicked Witch of the West. An essential edition. read more

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FIRST EXPLORERS:With cool things to push, pull, and slide on the cover and every spread for interactive fun, this chunky board boo...k gives children their first enticing taste of nonfiction! When we go to sleep, these animals wake up! Explore a meadow, farm, and garden at night and meet all kinds of nocturnal creatures, from the familiar housecat to fireflies, foxes, owls, and bats. Learn more about each one—including how they hunt and why the darkness isn’t a problem for them. Kids can push, pull, and turn interactive features throughout the book. read more

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Bertie the birdie knows: he's ready to fly from the nest and into the sky. But whenever he's about to take wing, his fellow feathe...red friends squawk at him to STOP and follow their advice instead. But not one of these “experts”—the persuasive penguin, the emu, or the kiwi—has ever actually flown! Will Bertie learn to trust his own instincts . . . and soar? read more

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"Molly's grandma was very different from other grandmas. Whenever Molly visited, Grandma whisked her off on an amazing adventure."... For the first time, our incredibly popular "Where's the...?" series gets a girl-power twist with an all-female cast. Molly, Grandma, and the ever-faithful dog, Pebbles, go on an epic voyage to find fairies. But where are the magical creatures hiding? Only Pebbles can tell …Each page in this deluxe book is embossed, encouraging little hands to seek out tactile spots as they count more than 100 fairies. read more

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Telling the future is a gift: you either have it, or you don’t. And Mira, daughter of the famous fortune teller Madame Mirabella, ...just doesn't. When Madame gazes into the crystal ball, magic swirls. When Mira looks . . . nothing. Then one day Mira gets a pinwheel and a windsock, she finds her own form of “magic” in the science of predicting the weather—and saves the day for everyone! This engaging tale, with a fun touch of science thrown in, helps kids understand that we all have our own special talent. read more

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Look out—monsters are arising from the graveyard eager to crush skulls, eat brains, and drink blood! Created by tried-and-true ori...gami author Duy Nguyen as a follow-up to his popular Zombigami, these 13 ghoulishly gruesome origami monsters are all ready to cause mayhem. Nguyen's fun creature-feature stars such favorites as Dracula, the Mummy, Wolf Man, and even the Headless Horseman. This cool kit includes everything you need to start folding: 50 sheets of origami paper and very detailed instructions on how to make them. Fold at your own risk! read more

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Three-dimensional paper-cut spreads enhance The Wizard of Oz and bring the enchanting story to life. Follow the yellow brick road ...with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they try to reach the Wizard of Oz and defeat the Wicked Witch! read more

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How amazing are animals? Come inside this stunningly illustrated menagerie and see! Here, the world's most fascinating creatures a...re grouped in an array of categories—by their color, size, stripes, spots, speed, strength, spikes and horns, beaks, weird ears, and more. As children wander through the pages, meeting bumblebees and tigers; orange orangutans and purple pufferfish; giant whales and tiny hummingbirds; they'll begin to recognize patterns in the animal kingdom. Along with the eye-catching spreads, fun questions like “What animals have wings but do not fly?” prompt kids to consider nature's diversity and wonder. read more

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Por favor, s'il vous plaît, ching: this adorable board book teaches preschoolers how to say “please” in seven languages! Join Peng...uin as she enjoys pastries in France, explores the Hermitage in Russia, sees Mount Fuji in Japan and the Pyramids in Egypt, buys fish in China, sips chai in India, visits relatives in Argentina—and remembers her manners everywhere she goes! Each “please” word is translated and has a pronunciation guide, and an illustrated map follows Penguin's travels round the world. read more

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Paris: city of light, catacombs, pastries…and art thieves? When Cody and Otis Chandler, their father, and their cousin Rae journey... to France, they discover that there's a crime wave going on: hundreds of paintings have been stolen and replaced by forgeries. When the thief snatches their dad's painting, the twins can't resist getting involved. Will they find out the truth before it's too late? The ending involves a chase scene through the Paris catacombs--plenty of dead ends, skulls, danger, and…rats! read more

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Pull the tabs—what will you find?  There's something fun hiding on every page! When kids pull the tabs, what will they see? Differ...ences in size and quantity. A pretty flower grows from tall to taller to tallest. Snowflakes fall down, low . . . lower . . . lowest, as they hit the ground. And a caterpillar grows long . . . longer . . . longest! Every spread (and the front cover, too) has a pull-tab, so preschoolers will enjoy mastering this important new concept. read more