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What can turn a bad day into a good day?You decide.

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! The Amelia Bedelia books are great for growing the vocabularies of newly independent read...ers. Amelia Bedelia Is for the Birds is a funny story about nature, friendship, and family, and it stars Amelia Bedelia as a young girl. More than 35 million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963.When a pair of robins begins building a nest in Amelia Bedelia's swing set, she is torn between wanting to clear it off so that she can continue to slide down her slide, and giving up that fun so she can watch the birds raising their babies. She sides with the birds, and observing them informs her about her own family. This is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences, and features the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia! read more

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What do you get when you cross . . . A toaster with a toad?A tuba with a baboon?A clock with an octopus?A hat with a chicken?An um...brella with an elephant?Why . . . A Pop-up ToadsterA TubaboonThe ClocktopusA Hatchicken and . . .The Bold UmbrellaphantAnd what do you get when you cross this book with a kid?Why . . . The Happy Kibook! read more

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It's Christmas Eve, and the rabbits have moved to a new burrow. Fletcher is excited about celebrating the holiday with them, until... he realizes . . .Santa Claus won't know where to deliver their presents!But after a cozy night of caroling and blackberry pie, Fletcher wakes to a snowy Christmas morning full of wonderful surprises.Get into the spirit of the season with Fletcher and friends! read more

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After finding the first of six legendary crowns, Trundle the lamplighter thought he could finally return to his quiet life in Port... Shiverstones. But Esmeralda has other ideas. A princess with a talent for magic and mischief, she is determined to continue their quest to find the five other crowns, and to use them to unite the Sundered Lands once and for all.Accompanied by their new friend, Jack Nimble the bard, Trundle and Esmeralda sail to new lands in search of Esmeralda’s wise old aunt. Will the mysterious Aunt Millie give them the clues they need to find the next treasure? Or are they walking straight into a trap? read more

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"In Jonas' latest tour de force of trompe l'oeil, each double-spread serves twice: as in Round Trip, the book is reversed for a re...turn journey, in this case from forest to seaside....A rain cloud becomes a flock of ducks, a ferry upends to a restaurant....Fascinating."--Kirkus Reviews. read more

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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! The Amelia Bedelia books are great for growing the vocabularies of newly independent read...ers. Amelia Bedelia Is for the Birds is a funny story about nature, friendship, and family, and it stars Amelia Bedelia as a young girl. More than 35 million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963.When a pair of robins begins building a nest in Amelia Bedelia's swing set, she is torn between wanting to clear it off so that she can continue to slide down her slide, and giving up that fun so she can watch the birds raising their babies. She sides with the birds, and observing them informs her about her own family. This is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences, and features the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia! read more

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Climb on board the 123 bus!One bus plus one bus driver plus ten bus riders and lots of bus stops equals a busy day of driving, rid...ing, flying, and sailing for everyone—especially you! read more

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You are holding a book.What should you do with it?Open it, and you will find out.

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Cammy and William don't see any wildlife as they walk through the woods, yet there are signs everywhere that animals have been aro...und. Help these young nature lovers Find the clues -- an empty nest, a fallen branch with the bark gnawed off, bleached bones by a cave, and more -- and join in guessing, "Who's been here?" read more

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In this companion to the acclaimed Z Is for Moose, Moose infiltrates a book about shapes (because he loves shapes, naturally) and ...it is up to his best friend, Zebra, to restore order and save the day. Another triumph from the award-winning team of Kelly Bingham and Paul O. Zelinsky.This hilarious book manages to illustrate a fact or two about shapes while providing a three-dimensional stomping ground for best friends Moose and Zebra. What will happen? Who will save the day? It's all up in the air until the final page, where Moose and Zebra (and Cat, too) create a perfect—and perfectly heartwarming—ending. This stand-alone companion to Z Is for Moose features a multilayered story told through text, asides, conversation bubbles, and pictures. Themes of friendship, exploration, and conflict resolution—and of course the concept of shapes, including the shape of a book—make this an ideal read-aloud for the elementary school classroom and for home! read more

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Share these animals and their babies with your baby. It is never to early to look and talk together!

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My Bus is a lively celebration of vehicles and transportation, occupations, pets, and basic math concepts. The busy bus driver in ...Byron Barton's preschool tour-de-force has a job to do. He drives his bus along his route, picks up the cat and dog passengers waiting at the bus stops, and delivers them to their destinations—which in this case include the airport, the harbor, and the train station. Along the way, children are introduced to the concepts of addition, subtraction, and sets. A surprise ending of sorts—what will happen to the very last passenger?—makes this a great read-aloud for story time and bedtime. A companion to Byron Barton's critically acclaimed picture book My Car and a standout addition to this beloved author's body of work. Sure to appeal to fans of Richard Scarry, Donald Crews, and books about cars, trucks, and things that go!Supports the Common Core State Standards read more

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Pretend you're a toad. Look up. What do you see?Imagine you're a whale. Look down. What do you see?Now, come along on a picture bo...ok journey that invites you to see the world from many different perspectives. Look up, down, and everywhere in between. What do you see? read more

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A creature whispers:If not for the cat,And the scarcity of cheese,I could be content.Who is this creature?What does it like to eat...?Can you solve the riddle?Seventeen haiku composed by master poet Jack Prelutsky and illustrated by renowned artist Ted Rand ask you to think about seventeen favorite residents of the animal kingdom in a new way. On these glorious and colorful pages you will meet a mouse, a skunk, a beaver, a hummingbird, ants, bald eagles, jellyfish, and many others. Who is who? The answer is right in front of you. But how can you tell? Think and wonder and look and puzzle it out! read more

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We're sailing to Scranimal Island, It doesn't appear on most maps.... Scranimal Island is where you will find the fragrant Rhinoce...rose, the cunning Broccolions, and if you are really, really lucky and very, very quiet, you will spot the gentle, shy Pandaffodil. (You may even hear it yawning if the morning's just begun, watch its petals slowly open to embrace the rising sun. So put on your pith helmet and prepare to explore a wilderness of puns and rhymes where birds, beasts, vegetables, and flowers have been mysteriously scrambled together to create creatures you've never seen before –– and are unlikely to meet again! Your guides –– Jack Prelutsky, poet laureate of the elementary school set, and two–time Caldecott Honor artist Peter Sis – invite you to join them on an adventure you will never forget! Ages 4+ read more

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Meet Duck. Duck has a yen for travel and adventure. Duck also has some very wet, cold feet and a gift for loyalty and compromise.M...eet Kangaroo. Kangaroo has been around the world and back, and is looking for a little bit of luck.Or a duck.When Duck and Kangaroo meet, it’s a match made in . . . heaven. Ah, love—ain’t it grand?And who so happy,—O who, As the Duck and the Kangaroo? read more

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Now it's the dark's turn to be afraid The Spook and his apprentice, Thomas Ward, deal with the dark. Together they rid the county ...of witches, ghosts, and boggarts. But now there's some unfinished business to attend to in Priestown. Deep in the catacombs of the cathedral lurks a creature the Spook has never been able to defeat; a force so evil that the whole county is in danger of being corrupted by its powers. The Bane!As Thomas and the Spook prepare for the battle of their lives, it becomes clear that the Bane isn't their only enemy. The Quisitor has arrived, searching for those who meddle with the dark so he can imprison them—or worse.Can Thomas defeat the Bane on his own? Is his friend Alice guilty of witchcraft? And will the Spook be able to escape the Quisitor's clutches? read more

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How do things work?Hmmm.Let me think.That's How!Christoph Niemann invites you to look below the surface in this visual exploration... of the way things work. Turns out there is more to it than meets the eye! read more

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First there is a sunflower.Seasons pass ... and soon there is a patch of sunflowers.Budding young gardeners will discover that wha...t makes this happen is not magic - but is most definitely magical. read more

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Ten red apples hanging on a tree. Yippee, fiddle-dee-fee! But they are not there for long. Horse, cow, donkey, pig, hen, and the o...ther farm animals each eat one. "Save one for me," calls the farmer. But what about the farmer's wife?Count on Pat Hutchins to solve the problem happily. And count the red apples before they are all gone! read more

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The Beat Goes OnOne day, the trombone is missing from Mr. Riley's music store. The next day, it's back. Then it's gone again. Who ...could be taking it -- and why?This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes -- Bunny Brown and Jack Jones, ace detectives and very best friends! read more

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"A young girl and a menagerie of animals...in ever-changing combinations swim in or fall in and climb out of the girl's backyard p...ond. The animals' continual activity encourages young children to use beginning mathematical skills to respond to the question that appears at the bottom of each double-page spread: 'How many are in my pond?'....The humorous situations and interactive questions make this book an excellent choice for both group and individual sharing."--Horn Book. read more

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Are you feeling hoppy?Hophophop.Like a rabbit?Or a kangaroo?Or a frog?If the answer is yes,this book will make you happy.If the an...swer is no,this book will make youhoppyandhappy! read more

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Some of the animals in this book are real. They include:the hippopotamus (she's missing)the elephant (he's artistically talented)t...he octopus (it's great at multitasking).Others may not be quite so real. These include:the wiguana (very hairy, for a lizard)the halibutterfly (there's something fishy about it)the gludu (quite clingy).In the tradition of Jack Prelutsky's classic poetry collections The New Kid on the Block, It's Raining Pigs & Noodles, and A Pizza the Size of the Sun, here is a book packed with more than 100 funny poems and silly pictures. Most of the poems are about animals—some are big and some are small, some have unusual interests, and some are just plain unusual. read more

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Why is Bernard the Bear baffled? Well, for one thing, he has lost his whistle and he can't figure out where it is. For another thi...ng, he has just met Jack Jones–one of the High–Rise Private Eyes and a very fine detective in his own right–and Jack won't stop talking about . . . pretzels! Luckily for the baffled bear (and for kids who are ready to read on their own), Jack takes the mystery (and the bear) back to the high–rise to meet Bunny Brown. Bunny is the brains of the operation, and she quickly determines that it's high time for the High–Rise Private Eyes to open case file #7: The Case of the Baffled Bear. read more

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Monkey BusinessWhen a glass monkey is stolen, High-Rise Private Eyes Bunny Brown and Jack Jones are on the job! But will this be o...ne case that's too tough to crack? read more

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Deep in the heart of the city. . .Miss Nancy saw somebody run off with her binoculars. . .Where did the thief go? And will she get... her binoculars back?This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes--Case #002, to be exact, The Case of the Climbing CatBecause no mystery is too mysterious, no puzzle to puzzling, no crime too criminal, no trouble too troubling for ace detectives and very best friends Bunny Brown and Jack Jones. read more

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Share these familiar shapes with your baby. It is never too early to look and talk together!

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In what the New York Times Book Review calls “a perfect book,” a little girl watches birds from her window and dreams she can fly.... A board book edition of the critically acclaimed picture book from the award-winning husband-and-wife team of Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek. An ALA Notable Book.Birds “will resonate with the youngest children,” said School Library Journal. With a fine eye for detail, a girl observes and describes birds—their sizes, their colors, their shapes, the way they move and appear and disappear, and how they are most like her. She imagines what it would be like if clouds looked like birds, or if she could ask the birds questions. Though she can’t fly, the girl can do one thing birds do—she can sing. Vibrant and lively paintings accompany a text pitched precisely to preschoolers in this husband-and-wife collaboration. This board book edition offers a fresh perspective and a new point of view to very young children. Booklist said, “Together, the words and pictures create a book that will enchant preschool audiences again and again.” read more

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Mild-Mannered Lamplighter? Or Valiant Hero?Trundle is just like any other hedgehog in the small town of Shiverstones. But his simp...le, quiet life is turned upside down the night Esmeralda appears at his door. With bloodthirsty pirates right on her heels, she tells Trundle he is destined to join her on a quest to find the fabled Six Crowns, treasures that could unite the Sundered Lands once and for all. Together, they must journey across the skies, facing deadly enemies and danger around every corner. With the odds stacked against them, can Trundle find the courage to fulfill his destiny? read more

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Mouse, Hedgehog, Rabbit, Squirrel, and Snake are friends. But one day Mouse hears from Skunk (who heard it from Fox) that snakes a...re dangerous, especially to mice.Oh, dear!Can friendship survive gossip? Should friends stick together, no matter what? And what do friends do when a friend is in trouble? Or when a friend has hurt feelings?Do you know the answers? Mouse and Snake need your help! read more

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Beloved and bestselling poet Jack Prelutsky and New York Times Best Illustrated artist Carin Berger team up to create a new collec...tion of silly, strange, and sensational animal poems! Told through couplets and visually arresting shadow boxes, dioramas, and cut-paper collage, Stardines Swim High Across the Sky evokes both natural history museums and wild and silly fantasy. "The zoology may be suspect, but the laughs are guaranteed."—Publishers WeeklySixteen extraordinary imagined creatures inhabit the pages of this unique, inspired, humorous picture book ideal for sharing together, and for reading again and again. Jack Prelutsky reinvents many familiar and beloved animals by combining inanimate objects with them (so, for example, a pair of pants and an anteater become a panteater). Carin Berger's illustrations are showstoppers. Her shadow boxes and dioramas utilize vintage type, ephemera, and such elements as ribbon, cards, buttons, and wood and bring the animals to life. Read it aloud, read it together: this is a catalog of effervescent silliness and will undoubtedly inspire young poets and artists alike. "The total effect is both whimsical and fascinating, with rich language in the poems and unexpected objects in the pictures to return to over and over again.'—The Horn Book Supports the Common Core State Standards read more

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An anxious mother duck leads her brood around the pond as she searches for one missing duckling.

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Cammy and William follow an old deer path around the pond in search of blueberries. But unexpectedly they find a lot more. Clue af...ter clue tells them what kind of animal has been there before and left its trace behind. Share their adventure in this handsome and informative companion toIn the Woods: Who's Been Here?andIn the Snow: Who's Been Here? read more

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Trundle doesn't think he's an adventurer. He's a lamplighter. He likes everything safe and cozy, and that's the way things are in ...his peaceful part of the Sundered Lands.Until Esmeralda barrels through his door.Esmeralda, a princess with a knack for magic and for finding trouble, is convinced that Trundle is the only one who can help her find the six crowns. Lost and scattered long ago, the crowns could unite the Sundered Lands once again. But not if the pirates find them first. Suddenly, Trundle is on the run. He becomes a stowaway, a drifter, a thief's accomplice, and a swordsman.Trundle may find that he is a true hero, after all . . . and that this is only the beginning of an epic journey. read more

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I love to go into the garden.I sit quietly.I see flowers and plants.It makes me feel peaceful.If I am very still,I see birds, inse...cts,and creatures I hadnot noticed before.I can even hear them!Nibble, crunch, chomp.Chew, bite, slurp,swallow, gulp.They are all hungry!Get ready to look and listen.Get ready fbr fun in the quiet garden.You can make your own quiet garden, too! read more

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This is a very serious book. Nothing silly is allowed. There are no funny faces, no clowns, and definitely no shenanigans. A serio...us book is always respectful, and, of course, is always in black and white. But wait! Who’s this? Zebra might be black and white, but he is NOT serious. And he and his friends are ruining the book with their antics, parades, and parties! This funny and irreverent book that pits its narrator against its characters in a hilarious way invites reader participation and encourages kids to think about writing their own books and stories—just as donkey does here in the end. A joyful page-turner of a book that celebrates writing and creativity and will appeal to fans of The Book With No Pictures. read more

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Mervin the Sloth is just standing there quietly when giant letters drop onto the page: “Mervin the Sloth is about to do the best t...hing in the world.” But what is the best thing in the world? What is Mervin about to do? It doesn’t take long for all of Mervin’s exuberant animal friends to barge in with their own ideas. Flying! Digging! Gazelling! Wait, gazelling? Is that even a word?If only sloths weren’t so slow! Because maybe it’s something even better. But only Amy the red panda sticks around to see it.This inventive picture book balances zany, pitch-perfect humor with warmth and heart—and irresistibly huggable animal characters. Fans of The Book with No Pictures and The Monster at the End of This Book will delight in the way it plays with form, makes you laugh out loud, and introduces us all to our new, very slow-moving best friend. read more

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Mr. Paris ties balloons outside his toy store every morning. On Fridays, the balloons disappear! What is special about Fridays? An...d who is taking the balloons? This sounds like a case for the High–Rise Private Eyes –– Bunny Brown and Jack Jones, ace detectives and very best friends! read more

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This classic and award-winning picture book was written and illustrated by the celebrated Vera B. Williams and was named a Caldeco...tt Honor Book by the American Library Association. "A tender knockout . . . it's rare to find much vitality, spontaneity, and depth of feeling in such a simple, young book."—Kirkus ReviewsAfter their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save their coins to buy a really comfortable chair for all to enjoy. A Chair for My Mother has sold more than a million copies and is an ideal choice for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. "A superbly conceived picture book expressing the joyful spirit of a loving family."—The Horn Book Supports the Common Core State Standards read more

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A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creato...r of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and It's an Orange Aardvark! Funny, insightful, and colorful, Red: A Crayon's Story, by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way. Red will appeal to fans of Lois Ehlert, Eric Carle, and The Day the Crayons Quit, and makes a great gift for readers of any age!Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. His teacher tries to help him be red (let's draw strawberries!), his mother tries to help him be red by sending him out on a playdate with a yellow classmate (go draw a nice orange!), and the scissors try to help him be red by snipping his label so that he has room to breathe. But Red is miserable. He just can't be red, no matter how hard he tries! Finally, a brand-new friend offers a brand-new perspective, and Red discovers what readers have known all along. He's blue! This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on multiple levels, and it offers something for everyone. read more

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The sixth and final book in the animal fantasy series The Six Crowns, of which Booklist said, "Evokes elements of both Redwall and... Lord of the Rings." The adventuring hedgehog Trundle Boldoak and energetic Princess Esmeralda must find the final legendary crown in their quest to save their lands!Five of the six lost Badger crowns have been found. Only one is left—the Crown of Stone. But legend has it this crown is on an island long forgotten. Will Trundle and his swashbuckling companions be able to find it on their trusty ship? With dangerous pirates hot on their trail, Trundle and his friends must set sail to an island that might not even exist. An entertaining—and funny!—tween adventure with lively black-and-white illustrations throughout. School Library Journal called the Six Crowns an "action-packed page-turner . . . that even reluctant fantasy readers will embrace." read more

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Young merchant Abdullah leads a humble life. Or he did until a stranger sold him a threadbare—and disagreeable—magic carpet. Now A...bdullah is caught in the middle of his grand daydreams. Waking one night in a luxurious garden, he meets and falls instantly in love with the beautiful and clever Flower-in-the-Night. But a wicked djinn sweeps the princess away right before Abdullah's eyes, leaving the young man no choice but to follow. This is no ordinary quest, however, for Flower-in-the-Night isn't all the djinn has stolen. Abdullah will have the so-called help of the cantankerous carpet, a cranky genie in a bottle, a dishonest soldier, and a very opinionated black cat. Will this motley crew be able to find the djinn's mysterious dwelling and rescue a castle full of princesses? read more

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A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creato...r of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and It's an Orange Aardvark! Funny, insightful, and colorful, Red: A Crayon's Story, by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way. Red will appeal to fans of Lois Ehlert, Eric Carle, and The Day the Crayons Quit, and makes a great gift for readers of any age!Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. His teacher tries to help him be red (let's draw strawberries!), his mother tries to help him be red by sending him out on a playdate with a yellow classmate (go draw a nice orange!), and the scissors try to help him be red by snipping his label so that he has room to breathe. But Red is miserable. He just can't be red, no matter how hard he tries! Finally, a brand-new friend offers a brand-new perspective, and Red discovers what readers have known all along. He's blue! This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on multiple levels, and it offers something for everyone. read more

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Balloons are bright and floaty and shiny and perfect. More than anything else in the whole wide world, Isabel wants a balloon. Eve...ryone will get one on Graduation Day—everyone except the porcupines, because Porcupines + Balloons = TroubleBut Isabel isn't going to settle for another boring bookmark. She has a plan. . . . read more

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Christina and Jeremy have been sent to the garden to gather vegetables for dinner. But they quickly realize that they are not the ...first visitors to the garden today. There's a slimy trail on a leaf in the cucumber patch, and some corn kernels have been pecked off the cob. Not only that, someone has been snacking on the lettuce leaves! Christina and Jeremy follow the clues to discover which birds, animals, and insects have been in their garden. Keep your eyes open and join Christina and Jeremy on a scientific journey in their own backyard! read more

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We're sailing toScranimal Island,It doesn't appear onmost maps....Scranimal Islandis where you will findthe fragrant RHINOCEROSE,t...he cunning BROCCOLIONS.And if you are really, really luckyand very, very quiet,you will spotthe gentle, shy PANDAFFODIL.(You may even hear it yawningIf the morning's just begun,Watch its petals slowly openTo embrace the rising sun.So put on your pith helmet and prepare to explore a wilderness of puns and rhymes where birds, beasts, vegetables, and flowers have been mysteriously scrambled together to create creatures you've never seen before -- and are unlikely to meet again! Your guides -- Jack Prelutsky, poet laureate of the elementary school set, and two-time Caldecott Honor artist Peter Sis -- invite you to join them on an adventure you will never forget! read more

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Duck, Frog, and their friends, stars of the classic The Surprise Party, return in this story of a double game of hide-and-seek."Il...lustrations are as crisp, decorative, and full of appeal as ever." -- Kirkus Reviews. "Likely to become a perennial story-time favorite." -- School Library Journal. read more

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It started out as a bad day for little yellow bird, little white dog, little orange fox, and little brown squirrel. Until . . .A d...iscovery, and love, and luck and persistence, and a different point of view changed all that. What can turn a bad day into a good day? You decide. read more