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I Knew You Could Do It!

Nancy Tillman · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Here comes another heartfelt picture book from bestselling author Nancy Tillman, this time about resilience and reaching one's goals.

I knew you could do it!
I knew that you could!

Of everyone out there
I knew that you would.

A celebration...

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Zombies Don't Eat Veggies!

Jorge Lacera · Childrens Book Pr
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Mo Romero is a zombie who loves nothing more than growing, cooking, and eating vegetables. Tomatoes? Tantalizing. Peppers? Pure perfection! The problem? Mo's parents insist that their niño eat only zombie cuisine, like arm-panadas and finger foods. They tell Mo over and over that...

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Finding Kindness

Deborah Underwood · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times-bestselling author Deborah Underwood comes Finding Kindness, a heartfelt picture book illustrated by Irene Chan.

Celebrate kindness in all its many forms. This is a powerful story of community, compassion, and generosity of spirit -- perfect for sharing!

Kindness...

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Raj and the Best Day Ever

Sebastien Braun · Templar
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Best-selling illustrator Sebastien Braun introduces new character Raj in this celebration of the relationship between father and son.

Raj and Dad are going on an adventure. They plan a list of all the things they will do. But then disaster strikes! Dad has left his wallet at home,...
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Little Tigers

Jo Weaver · Peachtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Journey with a family of tigers as they search for a new home in the jungle.
As hunters approach their home in the jungle, Mother Tiger and her cubs, Puli and Sera, must venture to find a new home away from danger. Together, they explore different homes, but the ones they find aren't...
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Tickly Spider

Margaret Wise Brown · Silver Dolphin Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Fun and playful story by Margaret Wise Brown, best-selling author of the children's classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny.

Follow the story of the little boy and the tickly spider as they learn how to share in this picture book written by the author of Goodnight...
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Henry and Bea

Jessixa Bagley · Neal Porter Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Henry and Bea are inseparable, but one day Henry suddenly stops talking to his best friend. Bea knows there's something Henry's not telling her, but what could it be?

Henry and Bea have always been inseparable...until one day Henry suddenly stops talking to Bea. He won't chat with...
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Ollie on Stage

Keith Brockett · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Ollie the ogre sees a flyer for the local talent show, he feels the bright lights of the stage call to him. He just knows he'll win first place! Only, he's not too sure what exactly his talent is. With some help from his friends, Ollie learns to work with his strengths (which happen...
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Gargantua

Kevin Sylvester · Groundwood Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Gargantua Jr. wants to grow up to be just like his mom. Before he was born, Mom had a reputation for being a little wild - she wreaked havoc everywhere she went with her monster strength and fiery flames. But now she prefers to repair some of the damage, and she only knocks over buildings...

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Ida and the Whale

Rebecca Gugger · NorthSouth Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What lies behind the sun, the moon, and the stars?

Ida can't stop thinking about these and other very important questions. Then one night, a flying whale wakes her and takes her on an amazing journey - where some of her questions are answered and even more created.

This...
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Sweet Dreamers

Isabelle Simler · Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous bedtime book from an award-winning creator

From the celebrated creator of Plume and The Blue Hour comes another enchanting animal book. Countless cozy animals are settling in for the night, but they all sleep in different ways. A bat dreams upside...

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Mine. Yours.

Marsha Diane Arnold · Kids Can Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Little Panda startles Big Panda awake inside his den. So Big Panda (who's a little cranky) sets him straight by declaring, ?Mine.? Then he puts Little Panda outside on a rock and tells him, ?Yours.? When Little Panda appears at breakfast wanting Big Panda's...
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Mermaids Fast Asleep

Robin Riding · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Mermaids Fast Asleep is a stunning and lyrical bedtime picture book that looks at how mermaids sleep in the sea by writer Robin Riding and illustrator Zoe Persico.
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Dandy

Ame Dyckman · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover


From popular author Ame Dyckman and rising star Charles Santoso comes the laugh-out-loud story of a father desperate to destroy the dandelion marring his perfectly manicured lawn, and his daughter's fierce attempts to save it.
When Daddy spots a solitary weed in his lawn, he's appalled...
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Swarm of Bees

Lemony Snicket · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of The Dark comes another brilliantly illustrated picture book that takes on an intense childhood emotion--this time, anger--in a rollicking, kid-friendly way.
Whether you're a kid or a bee, sometimes you feel so mad, you buzz around looking for people...
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Puddle

Richard Jackson · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A surprising, universal, and gorgeously illustrated story about self-acceptance, love, friendship, and the joy of embracing different perspectives, this beautiful picture book by acclaimed author Richard Jackson and two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka presents a puddle with a distinct...

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We Are the Gardeners

Joanna Gaines · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In We Are the Gardeners, Joanna and the kids chronicle the adventures of starting their own family garden. From their failed endeavors, obstacles to overcome (bunnies that eat everything!) , and all the knowledge...

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Giraffe Asks For Help

Nyasha M. Chikowore · Magination Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Gary Giraffe is so excited to finally turn six - now he should be able to reach the acacia leaves all on his own! When things don't go exactly as he'd planned, Gary is distraught. He tries and tries to get to the leaves himself, but he's just not tall enough. The other giraffes can do it - why can't...
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Mr. Posey's New Glasses

Ted Kooser · Candlewick
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In a charming tale of an elderly man and his obliging young friend, former poet laureate Ted Kooser and newcomer Daniel Duncan invite us to look at the world with fresh eyes.

Mr. Posey is feeling gloomy. Everything seems dull. Maybe he needs new glasses? Perhaps a trip to the Cheer...
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You Are Never Alone

Elin Kelsey · Owlkids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the creators of You Are Stardust and Wild Ideas comes a new picture book that explores how humans are inextricably connected to nature. This book draws examples from the clouds and the cosmos, the seafloor and the surface of our skin, to show how we are never alone: we are always...
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What Kind of Car Does a T. Rex Drive?

Mark Lee · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Dinosaurs find their ideal vehicles in this hilarious, crowd-pleasing read-aloud, perfect for fans of Dragons Love Tacos and Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site.

When a stegosaurus, a pterodactyl, and a triceratops all show up at Uncle Otto's car lot, he doesn't...
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Plinka Plinka Shake Shake

Emma Garcia · Boxer Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Maracas shake, cymbals crash, and bongos "pata-pata." Kids will love opening this music box of a book and making a joyful noise!

Ting ting, boom boom, and a kazoo that goes WHA WOO! Look what's in the music box: lots of instruments to bang, beat, and pluck. Can we play...
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Otto and Pio

Marianne Dubuc · Princeton Architectural Press
Format: Hardcover

Otto the squirrel is perfectly content living by himself in his treehouse in the forest, when a small creature, Pio, arrives on his doorstep, looking for his mother, and Otto invites him in. Pio eats all the hazelnuts, takes up the entire bed, and just gets bigger and bigger! Though Otto...
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Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family

Elizabeth Zunon · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This beautifully illustrated story connects past and present as a girl bakes a chocolate cake with her father and learns about her grandfather harvesting cacao beans in West Africa.

Chocolate is the perfect treat, everywhere!

As a little girl and her father bake her birthday...

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Teddy: The Remarkable Tale of a President, a Cartoonist, a Toymaker and a Bear

James Sage · Kids Can Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

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