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Children Picture Books

Adventures of Beekle The Unimaginary Friend

Adventures of Beekle The Unimaginary Friend

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Dan Santat's Caldecott Medal-winning The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend is a humorous and thoughtful celebration of friends.

This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and--at long last--is given his special name: Beekle.

The #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat--creator of After the Fall and Are We There Yet?--combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art in an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find one's place in the world.

Adventures of Bert

Adventures of Bert

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Meet Bert.
Say hallo to Bert.
Bert is a friendly chap who has many strange and exciting adventures. For instance, one morning as he struggles to put on a shirt, Bert falls down the stairs, out the door, and into the back of a truck, which takes him on an unplanned journey to Scotland.
Another time, Bert is chased down the street by a giant sausage.
Not to worry! Plucky, enthusiastic Bert always rises to the occasion, in this high-spirited collaboration between an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator, who are working together for the first time.
Adventures of Cow

Adventures of Cow

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Join Cow as the brave bovine searches for a way home, writes an autobiography, and shuns celebrity. Throughout this hilarious tale, reader will get a giggle out of Cow's mixed-up vocabulary as Cow meets cats that honk, pigs that baa, and a herd of scary frogs that look very familiar. Straight-forward language and on-location photography transform a lovable squish toy into a larger-than-life personality.
Adventures of Cow, too

Adventures of Cow, too

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Cow needs groceries! Just a few items on the list, but will Cow make it home on time? Here's more of the Cow you love--simple vocabulary mix-ups and silly on-location photographs combine to transform a lovable squish toy into a heroine for our time.
An everyday errand turns into a great adventure as Cow goes to market. Spot squish on cover gives readers a touch of Cow. Charming gift for cow and Cow collectors, alike.
Adventures of Honey & Leon

Adventures of Honey & Leon

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Actor and New York Times bestselling author Alan Cumming and artist Grant Shaffer imagine what their dogs do when they're not around--and it's no surprise that the dogs aspire to lead lives as action-packed and glamorous as their dads'!

Honey and Leon are rescue mutts who love their dads very much. But their dads often have to go away on glamorous and important business, which worries the dogs. Honey and Leon are done staying home and fretting--they're off on a dad-protecting adventure! Careful to remain incognito, the two pups shadow their dads on a trip across the sea, keeping them out of danger at every turn! How did they survive without Honey and Leon's protection for this long?!

Alan Cumming and Grant Shaffer wrote this story as a tribute to their own dogs, based on their frequent conversations about what Honey and Leon get up to while they're away.

Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare

Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare

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The beloved Nutbrown Hares hop back in four exciting new stories from the author of the best-selling Guess How Much I Love You stories.

Just like young children everywhere, Little Nutbrown Hare likes to explore, play, venture out into the world, and sometimes just savor the comfort of being at home with loved ones. But whatever he does, and wherever he goes, Big Nutbrown Hare is always there to cheer him on. In a beautiful jacketed Guess How Much I Love You storybook, here are four heartwarming new stories that little readers (and their bigger companions) will instantly relate to.

Adventures of Max and Pinky The Mystery

Adventures of Max and Pinky The Mystery

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MAX AND PINKY have painted the barn a nice, classic shade of red. But the next morning it s pink! They paint it again, but the very next day it s plaid! What is going on?!
Something weird is going on weird and mysterious! But never fear, adventure-loving readers. The best buds will ask the silliest questions, make the nuttiest alarm system, and get stuck in all sorts of place while searching whatever it takes to crack the case!
Hmm doesn t that gopher look a little suspicious?"
Adventures of Max and Pinky: Best Buds

Adventures of Max and Pinky: Best Buds

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For Max and Pinky every Saturday is Adventure Day. Today is Saturday, but where is Pinky? Has he gotten lost or carried away by bunnies--or is he just off somewhere stuffing himself with marshmallows? Watch Max dive into mud, question a polar bear, and be dissed by a horse named Chuck. Nothing will stop him from finding his pink pal--because a guy will do anything for his best bud!
Adventures of Polo

Adventures of Polo

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Equipped with a backpack full of supplies, Polo sets off on a little boat--and on a series of delightful adventures that take him across (and under) the ocean, to an island and a frozen iceberg, to space and home again, with a world of magical encounters along the way. Polo's journey is packed with incident and expression; 80 pages of seamless, satisfying picture storytelling are perfectly targeted to the youngest reader. Unique, dynamic, and playful, The Adventures of Polo calls to mind the worlds of film animation, comics, and classic books from Harold and the Purple Crayon to The Snowman--and has style, appeal, and substance all its very own.

Adventures of Rainbow Fish

Adventures of Rainbow Fish

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Five Rainbow Fish favorites are now available in one place in this collection that includes--Rainbow Fish to the Rescue, Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale, Rainbow Fish and the Sea Monsters' Cave, Rainbow Fish Finds His Way, and Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea. Children will love helping Rainbow Fish in each story as he follows his heart, summons his courage, makes new friends!
Adventures of Riley: Safari in South Africa

Adventures of Riley: Safari in South Africa

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An award-winning, innovative 12-book series that captures the wonder of conservation through a blend of photography, illustration, fiction, and nonfiction.
Follow Riley as he joins his uncle Max, a world-renowned biologist, his aunt Martha, and his cousin Alice, on an incredible South African safari. Their mission is to study baby wild animals and predator/prey relationships. Accompanied by local guides, they encounter cheetahs, lions, elephants, wild dogs, baboons, giraffes, and a rare black rhino!
Aelin the Water Fairy

Aelin the Water Fairy

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In fantastical worlds of magic and adventure, fairies fly, swim, play, and save lives. These little fairies are uniquely connected to their own element: earth, air, fire, and water, giving each its own special power and purpose in life. Filled with magic, fun, adventure, and positive messages, young readers will be enchanted and enthralled by Aelin, Runia, Tara, and Amar.
Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables

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This reissue of Lisbeth Zwerger's gorgeously illustrated edition features 12 Aesop favorites, from The Fox and the Grapes to The Milkmaid & Her Pail.
Africa Amazing Africa Country by Country

Africa Amazing Africa Country by Country

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Discover the exhilarating diversity of the African continent in storyteller Atinuke's kaleidoscopic nonfiction guide to the people, flora, and fauna of all fifty-five countries.

A Nigerian storyteller explores the continent of Africa country by country: its geography, peoples, animals, history, resources, and cultural diversity. The book is divided into five distinct sections--South, East, West, Central, and North--and each country is showcased on its own bright, energetic page brimming with friendly facts on science, industry, food, sports, music, wildlife, landscape features, even snippets of local languages. The richest king, the tallest sand dunes, and the planet's largest waterfall all make appearances along with drummers, cocoa growers, inventors, balancing stones, salt lakes, high-tech cities, and nomads who use GPS! Atinuke's lively and comprehensive introduction to all fifty-five African countries--a celebration scaled to dazzle and delight even very young readers--evokes the continent's unique blend of modern and traditional. Complete with colorful maps, an index, and richly patterned and textured illustrations by debut children's book artist Mouni Feddag, Africa, Amazing Africa is both a beautiful gift book and an essential classroom and social studies resource.

Afros, Braids, & Curls: ABCs for Curly Girls

Afros, Braids, & Curls: ABCs for Curly Girls

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Afros, Braids, & Curls: ABCs for Curly Girls, is an alphabet book written and illustrated to promote self-love and pride in girls with naturally curly and textured hair. With a colorful and unique illustration for each and every letter, this rhyming alphabet book is a must-read for girls with natural curls. A beautiful variety of styles, textures, and hair care basics makes ABCs for Curly Girls a library staple for girls of all ages.

After the Dinosaurs: Mammoths and Fossil Mammals

After the Dinosaurs: Mammoths and Fossil Mammals

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After the age of the dinosaurs, strange and powerful mammals ruled the earth. . . . Paleontologist Charlotte Lewis Brown's easy-to-read and fascinating descriptions of these ancient animals are brought to life in Phil Wilson's detailed illustrations.

Read about the largest mammal ever to walk on land, about a tiger with teeth longer than your hand, and about a horse the size of a dog! Mammals--some strange and some strangely familiar--ruled the earth after the dinosaurs. These compelling creatures are introduced to beginning readers by the team who created The Day the Dinosaurs Died.

After the Dinosaurs is a Level Two I Can Read, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

After the Fall How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

After the Fall How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

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From the New York Times-bestselling creator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend comes the inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.

Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after?

Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat's poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall--that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most.

Will he summon the courage to face his fear?

After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) is a masterful picture book that will remind readers of all ages that Life begins when you get back up.

2018 NCTE Charlotte Huck Award Winner
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2017
A New York Times Notable Children's Book of 2017
A New York City Public Library Notable Best Book for Kids
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017
A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of 2017
An NPR Best Book of 2017

After the Moonrise

After the Moonrise

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In this sequel to Rich Lo's After the Snowfall, a raccoon and a skunk go foraging for food, passing several other nocturnal animals as they head toward a cornfield. Moonlight pierces the scattered clouds/ A raccoon makes her way towards a distant cornfield/ A skunk climbs out under a rotted tree and joins the raccoon on her journey/ Startled, bats flutter from under an old bridge/ An owl takes off from the roof of a barn/ A coyote howls from a faraway hill/ The raccoon and skunk come to a wooden gate at the end of an old farm road/ Flickers of moonlight guide the raccoon and skunk to the cornfield/ Hidden among the corn stalks, they gorge themselves on the sweet kernels/ Suddenly a dog barks /Lights come on inside a farmhouse/ The raccoon and skunk race out of the corn field/ When the barking stops, the two head back into the woods, their bellies full/ They part ways at the skunk's home. A family of deer peek through the trees/The raccoon stops to look at the cornfield/ After the moonrise.