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Have a Look, Says Book.

Richard Jackson · Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016.
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Soft kittens, wooly socks, soggy mittens, fleecy flocks - this pictorial celebration of things tactile explores how what we touch touches us.There's a reason why toddlers put everything (or so it seems) into their mouths - it's how they understand it ... with grabby hands, open...
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The 12 Days of Christmas

Greg Pizzoli · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

Elephant is delighted to get a gift, but as the twelve days of Christmas continue, presents pile higher and higher!
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Don't Forget Dexter!

LINDSAY WARD · Two Lions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Introducing Dexter T. Rexter, the toughest, coolest dinosaur ever. At least he likes to think so.When his best friend, Jack, leaves him behind at the doctor's office, Dexter T. Rexter panics. First he tries to find Jack. Then he sings their special song. Then he sings their special song...
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National Geographic Readers: Plants

Kathryn Williams · National Geographic Kids
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Adult and child readers will learn all about plants - including how they grow, the different parts of plants, seeds, and flowers - together in this new Co-reader from National Geographic Kids.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Ally-saurus & the Very Bossy Monster

RICHARD TORREY · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

What happens when a bossy new girl tries to make everyone play by her rules? Ally-saurus is back - and ROARING louder than ever! Ally-saurus and her friends always have lots of fun playing pretend. They stomp, they roar, they dance, each in their own way. But new girl Maddie wants everyone...
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My Heart Fills with Happiness

Monique Gray Smith · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 24
Format: Board book

The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect...
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Cityblock

Christopher Franceschelli · Abrams Appleseed
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Cityblock explores city life in an exciting and unique way, from up in a high-rise building to down in the subway. Divided into three sections - things that go, things to see, and things to eat - it features 24 different aspects of city living. As with the other acclaimed books in the series,...
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Sheep 101

Richard T Morris · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A time-honored bedtime ritual gets a new twist in this rollicking mash-up of counting sheep and nursery rhyme characters.One night, a boy counts sheep as he tries to fall asleep.99. 100. 101....Crash!Sheep 101 is stuck in the fence. Will he ever get out and get the little boy to sleep?...
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Bear Is Not Tired

Ciara Gavin · Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

For fans of Karma Wilson's Bear Snores On comes a whimsical bedtime story about a bear who is absolutely, positively not sleepy at all. . . . Bear and his duck family do everything together. That is, until winter arrives. Bear is supposed to hibernate this time of year, but he doesn't...
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Thunder Boy Jr.

Sherman Alexie · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Thunder Boy Jr. is named after his dad, but he wants a name that's all his own. Just because people call his dad Big Thunder doesn't mean he wants to be Little Thunder. He wants a name that celebrates something cool he's done, like Touch the Clouds, Not Afraid of Ten Thousand Teeth, or Full...
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How to Find an Elephant

Kate Banks · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What to do on a dull gray day? Head into the wilds and look for an elephant. You will need a pair of binoculars, a blanket, a flute, some food, a little imagination, and a lot of curiosity. Look and listen closely, because elephants can be anywhere. And watch out, because if you're not careful,...
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Dog's ABC: An Alphabet Adventure!

Emma Dodd · Armadillo Music
Pages: 14
Format: Hardcover

This fun story helps young children to learn the alphabet and simple words, with the lovable Dog.
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Moonhorse

Mary Pope Osborne · Knopf
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

"Osborne's poetic text comes to mysterious life in Saelig's dark, dreamy illustrations." - BOOKLIST From the author of the bestselling and beloved Magic Tree House series comes a brand-new edition of the lovely, lyrical bedtime story, 25 years after its original publication....
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Black Bird Yellow Sun

STEVE LIGHT · Candlewick
Pages: 16
Format: Board book

From the creator of Have You Seen My Dragon? comes an exploration of color that truly soars. As a solitary black bird wings its way through the day, little ones are treated to a magnificent flight from one vibrant color to another. Inimitable illustrator Steve Light showcases a new style...
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Leo Can Swim

Anna McQuinn · Charlesbridge
Format: Print book

Baby Leo loves the water, so his father takes him to swim class with the other toddlers.
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