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Cat Dog Dog: The Story of a Blended Family

Nelly Buchet · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Here is the oh-so-hilarious and adorable story of a blended family-- using just a few words in various configurations-- from the pets' point-of-view!Cat and Dog live with their human in a suburban house with a big backyard. Sure, they fight like.... well, cats and dogs, but they're...
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Mary Engelbreit's Nursery and Fairy Tales Storybook Favorites: Includes 20 Stories Plus Stickers!

Mary Engelbreit · HarperCollins
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

This charming storybook treasury from New York Times bestselling artist Mary Engelbreit features twenty time-honored nursery and fairy tales.Rendered in Mary's signature style, this enchanting selection of childhood classics has been specially chosen from Mary Engelbreit's Nursery...
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Big Shark, Little Shark, Baby Shark

Anna Membrino · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Just when you thought it was safe...Big Shark and Little Shark return in this funny new Step 1 Reader, pursued by...Baby Shark!Big Shark and Little Shark may be opposites, but they agree on one thing--neither wants to play with Baby Shark. Baby Shark is too small and slow to be any fun...right?...
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The Seedling That Didn't Want to Grow

Britta Teckentrup · Prestel Junior
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This story about a reluctant seedling packs a powerful message about the benefits of being different.It's early spring and below the earth's surface seeds are just starting to sprout. One by one they stretch through the dirt and towards the sun, extending their shoots and leaves...
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Follow That Car

Lucy Feather · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Packed with comic capers and animal antics, this brilliantly bold book follows Mouse's madcap pursuit of Gorilla through a variety of exciting settings. Are you ready? Then let's go! Follow that car! Start your engines! As Mouse hops on his motorcycle to chase after Gorilla, the duo dashes...
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In the Woods

David Elliott · Candlewick
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times best-selling author shares his love for woodland animals in a revealing, beautifully illustrated collection of verse for poetry lovers and budding naturalists.The animals in the dark woods are secretive, their inner lives a mystery. The stealthy bobcat, the inquisitive...
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Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention

Pip Jones · Peachtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this companion to the award-winning Izzy Gizmo, Izzy Gizmo returns (together with Grandpa and Fixer) in a charming and eccentric tale of ambition, perseverance, and finding your inner strength.Izzy Gizmo has been invited to Technoff Isle's annual convention where the inventor...
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Dudley's Day at Home

Karen Kaufman Orloff · Flashlight Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"What does Dudley do all day while we're away?" Sam wonders. Mom explains that Dudley does ordinary dog things: he eats, naps, guards the house, and plays. But in Sam's mind, Dudley's day at home is anything but ordinary. Delightful digital paintings depict the human...
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Ellie Makes a Friend

Mike Wu · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A panda has joined the zoo, and just like Ellie, she's an artist! Ellie is thrilled to make a new friend, but with everyone so impressed by Ping's distinctive painting skills, Ellie starts to question her own talent. As she learns more about her new friend from China, though, Ellie...
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Trees Make Perfect Pets

Czajak, Paul · SOURCEBOOKS JABBERWOCKY


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This Book Is Upside Down

Erin Rose Wage · Phoenix International Publications, Inc.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Penelope Giraffe and Gus Penguin are at home on two different sides of the same world. When something looks upside down to Penelope, it looks right-side up to Gus! As they explore their opposite points of view, will the twosome ever see eye-to-eye? This side-splitting, one-of-kind story...
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One Little Bag: An Amazing Journey

Cole, Henry · SCHOLASTIC


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Do Not Ever Be a Babysitter!

Muntean, Michaela · SCHOLASTIC


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Someday We Will: A Book for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Pam Webb · Beaming Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

For grandparents and grandchildren separated by miles, the wait until the next delightful visit can seem endless. In Someday We Will, kids and grandparents mark the time by dreaming of all the wonderful things they'll do together someday, from bicycling down a hill to whiling away the hours...
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Where's My Turtle?

Barbara Bottner · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

Help Archer find his missing turtle hiding in the pages of this picture book!How Many Times Have I Told You to Pick Up This Room? Archer's pet turtle is missing! Mom is sure he's somewhere in Archer's messy bedroom...or the back yard... or somewhere in the house. Archer looks...
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Grandpa Grumps

Katrina Moore · little bee books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Daisy's Yeh-Yeh is visiting from China, and try as she might, Daisy can't get her grumpy grandpa to smile!Daisy's Yeh-Yeh is visiting for the first time from China, and Daisy is so excited to meet him! She has big plans for all the fun they'll have together, like tea parties...
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The Little Engine That Could: 90th Anniversary Edition

Watty Piper · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Celebrate the 90th anniversary of The Little Engine That Could with this all-time classic reillustrated by Caldecott Award-winning artist Dan Santat!The kindness and determination of the Little Blue Engine have inspired millions of children around the world since the story was first published...
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Summer Song

Kevin Henkes
Format: Hardcover


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A Pig Parade Is a Terrible Idea

Michael Ian Black · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Could anything possibly be more fun than a pig parade!? You wouldn't think so. But you'd be wrong. A pig parade is a terrible idea. Pigs hate to march, refuse to wear the uniforms, don't care about floats, and insist on playing country music ballads. Those are just some of the reasons....
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This Way, Charlie

Caron Levis · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning team behind Ida, Always comes a story about a friendship that grows between a blind horse and a gruff goat All the animals at the Open Bud Ranch can see that Jack likes keeping his space to himself. But when Charlie arrives, he doesn't see Jack at all. He's...
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Dirt Cheap

Mark Hoffmann · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A young entrepreneur sets out to earn some money and discovers the value of a dollar (and of dirt) ! Perfect for fans of Lemonade in Winter, The Most Magnificent Thing, and Rosie Revere, Engineer.Birdie doesn't know much about money. All she knows is that she wants a new soccer ball...
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The Yawns Are Coming!

Christopher Eliopoulos · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Kids will be giggling through their own yawns as they enjoy this contagiously adorable bedtime story by the New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Ordinary People Change the World books. Two best friends have big plans for their sleepover. They aren't going to go to bed at all--they'll...
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