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Hermes and the Horse with Wings

Tracey West · Aladdin
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Zeus and the Olympians are tasked with finding a magical horse in this Heroes in Training adventure.When Zeus meets a young boy named Hermes, he claims to have their next quest from Pythia, the Oracle at Delphi. But he wants something for the information: Zeus must hand over the winged...
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Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants

DAV PILKEY · Graphix
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When a new bunch of baddies bust up the town, Dog Man is called into action -- and this time he isn't alone. With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, our heroes must save the day by joining forces with an unlikely ally: Petey, the World's Most Evil Cat. But can the villainous...
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Pignic

Matt Phelan · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

It's a perfect day for a pignic!

A blue sky. A shady tree. A bright kite. And a full picnic basket. Four little pigs and their parents head outside to enjoy a beautiful day. With a little help from some new (and unexpected) friends, they climb trees, fly kites, and enjoy a delicious...

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Carlos Santana: Sound of the Heart, Song of the World

Gary Golio · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Discover the childhood story of Carlos Santana in Gary Golio's Sound of the Heart, Song of the World, featuring illustrations by Rudy Gutierrez, the internationally celebrated artist who created the iconic Carlos Santana Shaman CD cover.Carlos Santana grew up surrounded by music. His father,...
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Grandfather Duck

Kevin O'Malley · Muddy Boots
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Mother Duck calls on Grandfather Duck to entertain her three ducklings, Grandfather Duck obliges with a riotous visit to a nearby pond, where the ducklings tempt fate by taunting a cat, trying to eat a poisonous plant, and attempting to fly off of a very large rock. In each case Grandfather...
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Solar System: By The Numbers

Steve Jenkins · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

By the Numbers infographic readers, accessible nonfiction packed with full-color cut-paper illustrations from Caldecott honor-winning Steve Jenkins. Solar Systems focuses on ever-astonishing outer space.Through infographics and illustrations readers will learn about the unfathomably huge...
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A House for Mouse

Gabby Dawnay · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this delightful picture book, a little gray mouse goes on a journey to find a new home, encountering all of the great fairytale houses -- from Old Mother Hubbard's shoe to Sleeping Beauty's castle -- along the way. In a faraway land, a little gray mouse leaves his tiny hole in search...
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The Doll Hospital

Kallie George · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When toys need a little (or a lot of!) TLC, they head to the Doll Hospital in this endearing picture book in the tradition of Doc McStuffins. Don't worry, toys, Dr. Pegs will have you feeling better in no time!It's a quiet morning at the Doll Hospital until ... DING-A-LING-A-LING!...
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The Alphabet Thief

Bill Richardson · Groundwood Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The alphabet thief stole all of the B's, and all of the bowls became owls ...
When night falls, along comes a peculiar thief who steals each letter of the alphabet, creating a topsy-turvy world as she goes. It seems that no one can stop her, until the Z's finally send her to sleep...
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Bilingual Fairy Tales Mother Goose Rhymes: Las Rimas de Mama Oca

Rourke Educational Media · Rourke Educational Media
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this beloved collection of Mother Goose Rhymes, children will be entranced by whimsical and memorable classic rhymes!This title, retold in English and Spanish, is an excellent skill-builder for reading and foreign language comprehension. Between the covers of this 32-page book is a classic...
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