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Mom School

Rebecca Van Slyke · Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this adorable kid's-eye view of what would happen if Mom went to school, a little girl imagines Mom School, where all moms learn their amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. With warm, funny illustrations and a fun role-reversal story in which moms act like kids,...
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Daddy Hugs

Nancy Tafuri · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Gift edition
Format: Hardcover

Little ones love daddy hugs.
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Ocean

Robert Dinwiddie · Dk Publishing
Pages: 512
Format: Book

The power and wonder of the ocean is as strong today as ever, with new expeditions to its depths, and new discoveries beneath melting ice, in developing reefs, and on shores around the world. To celebrate, we are releasing a second edition of Ocean, with the latest scientific research,...
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Little Bot and Sparrow

Jake Parker · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A story of friendship that can inspire anyone, even robots, to dream . . .When Little Bot is thrown out with the garbage, he finds himself in a strange new world. Fortunately, Sparrow is there to take him under her wing. Together, they explore the forest, share adventures, and learn what...
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Peppa Pig: The Tooth Fairy

Scholastic · Scholastic
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

A brand new 8x8 storybook featuring Peppa -- a lovable, slighty bossy little piggy!Peppa Pig has lost her first tooth! If she tucks it under her pillow, will the Tooth Fairy come for a special visit?
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Found

Salina Yoon · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

One day, Bear found something in the forest.When Bear finds a lost stuffed toy bunny in the forest, he begins to worry. After all, the stuffed bunny must feel lonely and want to return safely to its owner and home! But as Bear diligently searches for the bunny's owner, posting notices high...
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Baby Beluga

Raffi · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Board book

Raffi's signature song and the top seller in his Songs to Read series, Baby Beluga is now available in a quality board book edition perfect for his youngest fans.
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You Can Do It Too!

Karen Baicker · Chronicle Books; 1 Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

This heartwarming story reminds us how satisfying it is to grow up surrounded by love. In You Can Do It Too! a little girl passes newly won skills and abilities to a younger brother, teaching him everything she thinks he needs to know. The simple cadence of text and direct-to-the-heart...
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Stretch

Doreen Cronin · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Can you stretch to the ceiling? Can you stretch to the floor? You can stretch with a whisper, you can stretch with a roar! Doreen Cronin and Scott Menchin give new meaning to the yoga pose downward facing dog as publishing's most energetic pooch explores the many, many ways a kid can get limber....
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A Color of His Own

Leo Lionni · Knopf
Pages: 30
Format: Print book

Elephants are gray. Pigs are pink. Only the chameleon has no color of his own. He is purple like the heather, yellow like a lemon, even black and orange striped like a tiger! Then one day a chameleon has an idea to remain one color forever by staying on the greenest leaf he can find. But in the autumn,...
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Charlie and Lola: I Really, Really Need Actual Ice Skates

Lauren Child · Dial
Format: Hardcover

When Lola goes ice-skating with her friend Morten, she absolutely and extremely must have her own skates so she can be the very best skater in the whole school. Charlie reminds her that her guitar and yo-yo-which she really, really wanted-ended up unused in the closet, but she is certain...
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A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever

Marla Frazee · Harcourt
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

When James and Eamon go to a week of Nature Camp and stay at Eamon's grandparents' house, it turns out that their free time spent staying inside, eating waffles, and playing video games is way more interesting than nature. But sometimes things work out best when they don't go exactly...
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A Bird Is a Bird

Lizzy Rockwell · Holiday House
Pages: 30
Format: Hardcover

Some birds are huge and some are tiny. Some birds are fantastically colorful and some are plain. What do all birds share?Early nonfiction expert Lizzy Rockwell explains that birds have beaks, wings, and feathers, and hatch from eggs. Other animals might have some of these features in common,...
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Blizzard

John Rocco · Disney-Hyperion
Format: Hardcover

Blizzard is based on John Rocco's childhood experience during the now infamous Blizzard of 1978, which brought fifty-three inches of snow to his town in Rhode Island. Told with a brief text and dynamic illustrations, the book opens with a boy's excitement upon seeing the first snowflake...
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Max Makes a Cake

Michelle Edwards · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Baby sisters can be so annoying!That's what Max thinks. Max needs his daddy's help - right now! - to bake a surprise Passover birthday cake for his mommy. But as baby Trudy fusses instead of napping, and Daddy tries to settle her down, their time to bake is slipping away. With her warm...
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