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All You Need for a Snowman board book

All You Need for a Snowman board book

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One small snowflake fluttering down--
That's all you need for a snowman.

Or is it? In these pages, an exuberant crew is summoned to create a snowman of heroic proportions. Starting with the very first flake, Alice Schertle's clever and energetic rhyming text details the steps these little sculptors take to create a chilly chum. Barbara Lavallee's bold and lively illustrations overflow with brisk winter energy.

Snow, colorful clothes, and a dash of the miraculous combine to shape a winter experience that is both familiar and fantastic.

Alligator Alphabet

Alligator Alphabet

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Can you think of an animal for every letter of the alphabet? In this delightful ABC book, young children will learn the upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet as they meet a parade of creatures - from alligators to zebras, and impalas to quails.
Alligators All Around Board Book

Alligators All Around Board Book

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From alligators all around to zippity zound, from entertaining elephants to throwing tantrums, the antics of these alligators make reciting the alphabet fun!

This beloved classic from Maurice Sendak has helped introduce the alphabet to generations of children. The combination of Maurice Sendak's signature humor and artwork creates all-around irresistible alphabet fun.

Alligators All Around, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Chicken Soup with Rice, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak's original work. You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature collection, and these board books will make it even easier for children to share with their grown-up readers.

Alligators All Around Board Book

Alligators All Around Board Book

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Alligators All Around, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Chicken Soup with Rice, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak's original work! You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature collection, and these large board books will make it even easier for children to share with their grown-up readers.

From A to Zippity zound, Alligators All Around has made learning the ABCs fun for over fifty years. The combination of Maurice Sendak's signature humor and artwork creates all-around irresistible alphabet fun.

Ally Baby Can Be Antiracist

Ally Baby Can Be Antiracist

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Ally Baby Can books introduce allyship to tiny change-makers! Perfect for shared reading with an adult.

Ally Baby Can: Be Antiracist models how young kids can stand up for members of the BIPOC community in the fight against systemic racism.

Extensive back matter includes important guidelines for allyship, a kid-friendly reading list, and other helpful resources for baby and you.

It is never too early to learn about ways to change our world.

Alma and Her Family/Alma y su familia

Alma and Her Family/Alma y su familia

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Meet Alma's family . . . in two languages! The beloved star of the Caldecott Honor Book Alma and How She Got Her Name appears in a series of joy-filled bilingual board books featuring words and simple phrases in English and Spanish.

I play with my cousins. / Juego con mis primas.
I sing to Pajarito. / Le canto a Pajarito.

How much does little Alma love her family? She kisses her daddy, squeezes her mommy, laughs with her grandma, and . . . paints on her artist grandpa (such a good sport!). Juana Martinez-Neal's bilingual board book brings back familiar characters and introduces new ones in a conversational narration (shown in both languages on every spread) as well as gentle illustrations exuding whimsy and warmth.

Alphabet

Alphabet

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The New York Times bestselling alphabet/story book from the artist of The Day the Crayons Quit is now available in an abridged edition for the littlest learners!

The perfect introduction to both the alphabet and to the world of Oliver Jeffers! This clever and funny board book from the #1 bestselling illustrator of The Day the Crayons Quit and creator of Stuck gives center stage to Oliver Jeffers' whimsical illustrations as it helps parents and toddlers connect through learning and art. A must-have.

Praise for Once Upon an Alphabet

An Amazon Best Book of 2014!

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year!

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year!

* The silly, spare, slightly surreal text occasionally rhymes and endlessly surprises. An utterly delightful alphabet book.-Kirkus Review, starred review

* With wry humor, equally droll ink illustrations, and a solid dose of alliteration, Jeffers creates delightful mini-narratives for each letter of the alphabet.-Publishers Weekly, starred review

* An altogether stimulating, surprising, and satisfying reading experience.-School Library Journal, starred review

* Whimsical, funny, occasionally tragic, and highly entertaining, this collection of (sometimes) interlocking tales is brilliantly inventive.-Horn Book, starred review

Jeffers knows how to catch the attention of his young audience while challenging their imagination, intellect and vocabulary. This whimsical exploration of letters and language begs to be read over and over again.-BookPage


Handsome, humorous and clad in bright tomato-red, [this] is the sort of book you may want to rush into the arms of imaginative, good-natured children between 4 and 10 years old. [T]his is no traditional abecedarian exercise.The stories are wonderfully varied, sometimes philosophical and often end surprisingly; the drawings are just as quirky and unpredictable.-The Wall Street Journal

[W]itty from A to Z . . . no one would blame you for having a copy even if there are no kids in the house. Think of it as Edward Gorey for the preschool set -- and their hip parents.-The Washington Post

Alphabet

Alphabet

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Bold and bright, this tactile board book features letters to name and objects to touch. The youngest of readers can sing the alphabet song with this appealing, hands-on format. Full color.
Alphabet / El Alfabeto

Alphabet / El Alfabeto

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Bright, colorful, captivating books for preschoolers designed especially for dual language learning in English and Spanish
Alphabet Street

Alphabet Street

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There's so much to discover in this ingenious book! Read the funny rhyming text, lift the flaps, and learn the letters of the alphabet. And when you're finished, flip the book and have fun with the play scene on the reverse!

There's so much to discover in this ingenious book! Read the funny rhyming text, lift the flaps, and learn the letters of the alphabet. And when you're finished, flip the book and have fun with the play scene on the reverse! The fun format and signature bold artwork from Ingela P. Arrhenius makes this a great choice for learning ABCs and imaginative play.

Alphablock

Alphablock

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With thick pages cut into the shape of each letter, children and parents will enjoy this peek-through guessing game around the letterform itself. Sprinkles, hot fudge, and cherries hint at I's ice cream sundae, while aquarium accessories hint at F's fish. As readers interact with the pages, they will familiarize themselves not only with the 26 letters and associated words, but also with each letter's physicality--angles, holes, and curves, both front and back. With Peskimo's animated, stylish visuals, this fresh ABC book encourages readers to manipulate the alphabet in a whole new way. Note: illustrations have a retro feel, with imperfect variations in color and texture.

Also available: A BOX OF BLOCKS, featuring Alphablock, Countablock, and Dinoblock.

Praise for Alphablock
STARRED REVIEW
"All the parts together make an appealing and fun way for youngsters to interact with the alphabet, and for slightly older children to enjoy the clever artwork."
--School Library Journal, starred review

"The straightforward vocabulary, cheery vintage-style graphics, and neat incorporation of cut-out letters make for a sharply designed package."
--Publishers Weekly

"With a pleasing, retro feel, Peskimo's art uses bold colors in a slightly muted hue and the weathered look of woodblock prints... A visually captivating delight for careful little ones."
--Kirkus Reviews

"While it's graphically sophisticated enough to please adults, little children can happily flip through this book on their own."
--The New York Times

"The baby, toddler or nursery-schooler who tears the gift wrapping off Christopher Franceschelli's Alphablock may think that she has just opened a toy, for how lively and tactile the thing in her hands will be."
--The Wall Street Journal

Awards
Parents 10 Best Children's Books of 2013
Notable Children's Books from ALSC 2014

Alphaducks

Alphaducks

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The Lucky Ducks are out of the tub and on the lookout for alphabet fun! This gaggle of fun-loving rubber duckies is sporting shades, hats, and bow ties, and theyare spending a day at the beach, hitting the slopes, and hosting a party with friends! Guided by simple, easy-tofollow text, kids will love searching the photos for familiar items that start with letters of the alphabet.
Alphaprints Alphababies

Alphaprints Alphababies

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Meet the Alphababies--Pippa Pink, Georgia Green, Yorkie Yellow, and Bobby Blue--a delightful bunch of colorful characters from Roger Priddy.

Alphababies is an extension of the popular Alphaprints series. It is a chunky board book with giant flaps and characters made up from everyday photographs and fingerprints. The giant flaps are easy for small hands to use, and the amusing pictures will make everyone giggle.

This board book is perfect for introducing first words and colours, and for encouraging speech in a fun way.

The popular Alphaprints series, which has sold well over a million copies in the US alone and is published around the world in thirteen languages.

Alphaprints Animal Opposites

Alphaprints Animal Opposites

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Both parents and young children will love the crazy contrasting animals in Animal Opposites, the latest title in Priddy Books' hugely successful Alphaprints series.

This new casebound board book features animal opposites, such as a big shark and little fish, hard lobster and soft jellyfish, noisy lion and quiet mouse. The easy-to-turn graduated pages have foil edges to give the book extra sparkle and shine, and there is added embossing to encourage little fingers to explore and develop fine motor skills.

The Alphaprints series features unique artwork created using fingerprints and photographs of everyday things. The original title, ABC, has sold over 1,000,000 copies to date.

Alphaprints Dinoshapes

Alphaprints Dinoshapes

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Learning about shapes is roarsome fun with this irresistible book of dinoshapes from Roger Priddy!

From triangles to circles, rectangles to squares, each dinosaur on its prehistoric background introduces a new shape for babies and toddlers to learn. The innovative illustrations are all created by adding fun photographs of everyday things for children to spot to big, bold fingerprints, which have tactile, raised embossing for little hands to explore.

With a big, crunching dino bite to touch and feel in the book corner, discovering shapes has never been more fun!

Priddy's bestsellling Alphaprints are perfect read-aloud books for parents to share with their children and a fun way to help them learn.

Alphaprints Gobble Gobble

Alphaprints Gobble Gobble

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A seasonal Alphaprints book from Roger Priddy featuring animal characters as they celebrate Thanksgiving and fall!

Mouse is baking pecan pie, and the hedgehogs are playing in golden fall leaves as the Alphaprint animals celebrate Thanksgiving in this touch-and-feel board book, Gobble Gobble. The singsong rhymes are fun to read, and all the animal characters are created using pictures of everyday things along with big, bold, embossed fingerprints.

With textures for little hands to explore, this is a great book to celebrate the season and say, Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Alphaprints Happy Dog and Other Furry Friends

Alphaprints Happy Dog and Other Furry Friends

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Happy Dog and Other Furry Friends is a touch-and-feel board book with a googly eyes on the cover and touchable textures throughout.

Children will love to meet the funny and friendly selection of dog characters in this humorous Alphaprints book. With textures and fingerprint embossing to explore, plus funny rhymes to read, the familiar dog breeds are sure to entertain and amuse! An engaging and interesting book for children and adults alike.

Also available: Quirky Bird and Other Feathered Friends

Alphaprints Tweet Tweet

Alphaprints Tweet Tweet

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Alphaprints: Tweet! Tweet! is an adorable Touch-and-Feel Book from bestselling children's book author Roger Priddy

Sheep go Baa and hedgehogs snuffle in this springtime touch-and-feel board book featuring a parade of fingerprint animals. There are cute rhymes to read and share - Chicks on the farm are so sweet, Hear them go Tweet! Tweet! - helping children to learn and copy the different animal sounds.

The amazing animal pictures are created by adding everyday things to big, bold, embossed fingerprints, and little hands will love to reach out for and explore the stimulating touch-and-feel textures.

Priddy's bestsellling Alphaprints are perfect read-aloud books for parents to share with their children and a fun way to help them learn.