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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

Dan Santat · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Caldecott MedalThis 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...
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1 Big Salad: A Delicious Counting Book

Juana Medina Rosas · Viking Children'S Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Juana Medina's ingenious illustrations nearly pop off the page in her new counting book, ONE BIG SALAD. One avocado deer saunters across the spread, two radish mice scurry by, until finally ten watercress seahorses swim onto the scene - all of the ingredients in one big salad!Medina's previous...
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Sleepy Bird

Jeremy Tankard · Scholastic Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Bird's friends are settling in for the night.But Bird is not tired. His wings want to flap.His legs want to run. All of him wants to play!When will he ever go to sleep?!Spirited kids and exhausted parents will laugh their way to happy dreams in this hilarious and relatable take on bedtime...
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Bears and a Birthday

Shirley Parenteau · Candlewick; Nov edition
Format: Hardcover

In their fourth endearing escapade, four small bears prepare a celebration for Big Brown Bear's birthday.Mmm, something smells good in the kitchen. Big Brown Bear is curious - what are those little bears up to? Are they making something special? No peeking, Big Brown Bear! Floppy and Fuzzy,...
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The Pout-Pout Fish, Far, Far from Home

Deborah Diesen · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

An exciting new adventure starring the New York Times-Bestselling Pout-Pout Fish! Mr. Fish has prepped and packed,And he's made big plans to roam.He's ready for adventureOn his trip away from home!But sometimes trips have detoursAnd not everything goes right.Without his favorite toy,Can...
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Number One Sam

Greg Pizzoli · Disney-Hyperion; Gift edition
Format: Hardcover

"A competitive race-car driving dog learns that some things are more important than being number one"--
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Maxwell the Monkey Barber

Cale Atkinson · Owlkids Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Maxwell the monkey operates a barbershop, where he offers everything from a trim to a chop. He excels at helping his fellow animals look shipshape and feel their best, no matter how unruly their locks. Whatever the coiffure quandary, Maxwell is your monkey. He tames Baboon's curls, styles...
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Brownie & Pearl Get Dolled Up

Cynthia Rylant · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 20
Format: Hardcover

Playing dress-up with Brownie & Pearl is a delight in this adorable Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read story.Brownie and Pearl adore playing dress-up. With powder, glitter, and a bit of rosy spray, Brownie and Pearl know they're so dolled up. But will Mom and Dad agree? This charmingly sparkly...
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Deep Deep Sea

Frann Preston-Gannon · Pavilion; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

A gorgeous new concept board book featuring colors, counting, and underwater animals Descend into the depths of the sea! And meet along the way one blue whale (spouting at the surface of the water), two green turtles, three grey dolphins, four yellow seahorses, five red starfish, and 100 colorful...
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Show Me Happy

Kathryn Madeline Allen · Albert Whitman & Company
Format: Hardcover

Show me happy. Show me helping. Show me sharing when we play. Show me NOISY, Show me quiet. Show me putting things away. From the team that created A Kiss Means I Love you, this new book of engaging photos will "show" early learners simple actions and concepts that all children...
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Why do cats have tails?

David Ling · Starfish Bay Pub
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Children can come up with some pretty funny questions! Here in this warm and amusing story, Grandpa teases his granddaughters with some very unusual answers. The girls are spending time with Grandpa and his cats, and reject all his silly answers until one of them comes up with an idea that...
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Blue

LAURA VACCARO SEEGER · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

How many shades of blue are there?There's the soft blue of a baby's cherished blanket, the ocean blue of a romp in the waves, the chilly blue of a cold winter's walk in the snow, and the true blue of the bond that exists between children and animals.In this simple, sumptuously illustrated...
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Richard Scarry's Best Nursery Tales Ever

Richard Scarry · Golden Books
Format: Book

Richard Scarry illustrates a mix of well-known and obscure folk tales, from The Three Little Pigs and Little Red Riding Hood to The Teeny-Tiny Woman and The Three Wishes. Characters from his Busy World populate these gently told stories, and children will delight in the rich, engaging scenes. 
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A Letter for Leo

Sergio Ruzzier · Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When Leo, a weasel mailman, rescues a young bird that was separated from his flock, the two become friends and Leo's dream of one day receiving a letter of his own may finally come true.
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Waiting for Santa

Steve Metzger · Tiger Tales
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

It's Christmas Eve. 'We've got to get ready for Santa Claus!' Bear tells his friends. While the other animals are excited, Badger isn't convinced. Badger grumbles that Santa's not coming. But Bear tells Badger and his friends that they must believe! So Bear organizes...
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