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A Pirate's Twelve Days of Christmas

Philip Yates · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

On the first day of Christmas, a gift was sent to me . . . a parrot in a palm tree! Ahoy mateys - Christmas is coming, and even pirates celebrate the holiday! This follow-up to the hugely popular A Pirate's Night Before Christmas offers a witty reimagining of "The Twelve Days of Christmas"...
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Snoopy's Book of Shapes

Charles M. Schulz · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 12
Format: Print book

A colorful and sturdy board book for little hands.Snoopy's Book of Shapes is the perfect introduction for little ones to learn about shapes along with Snoopy and his Peanuts friends.
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Joy in Mudville: The Big Book of Baseball Humor

Dick Schaap · Doubleday
Pages: 424
Format: Hardcover

Billy Crystal supplies the introduction for this anthology of baseball humor by such wits as Ring Lardner, John Lardner, Red Smith, H. Allen Smith, George Plimpton, Garrison Keillor, W. P. Kinsella, Philip Roth, Mike Lupica, Yogi Berra, and others. 25,000 first printing.
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My First Tractor

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

In My First Tractor, kids learn about the different types of their favorite tractors, and their colors and uses. The book also includes counting and color-matching activities. This informational book features high-quality and engaging pictures of tractors. Each spread has exciting facts...
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Sesame Street: Night, Night, Elmo!

SESAME STREET. · SFI Readerlink Dist
Pages: 10
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for bedtime, this adorable new book in the Guess Who series features five different peek-a-boo flaps and a surprise pop-up at the end!It's time for Elmo to go to bed, but there's lots to do before he's tucked in - putting on pajamas, brushing his teeth, listening to a story,...
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A Seed a Flower a Minute, an Hour

Joan W Blos · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 1
Format: Library Binding

A poem in praise of transformations celebrates the wonder of growth from tadpole to frog, puppy to dog, seed to flower, minute to hour, and others.
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The Twelve Days of Christmas

Jan Brett · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 32
Format: Audio CD

Jan Brett's The Twelve Days of Christmas has long been a holiday favorite. Now this classic picture book has been redesigned for maximum legibility as a charming board book, perfect for sharing the wonder and magic of Christmas with Jan Brett's youngest fans.
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I'm Growing!

Aliki. · Harpercollins Childrens Books
Pages: 31
Format: Paperback

Look at me --I'm growing!With her trademark simple words and delightful pictures, Aliki explains how and why we grow. Our arms and legs, our hair and toenails, our muscles, bones, and skin all grow from the moment we are born.Some people grow faster than others; some people grow more...
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The First Dog

Jan Brett · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition
Format: Hardcover

An exciting tale of adventure in prehistoric times, set against a spectacular Ice Age landscape.Kip the cave boy bounds along the trail home with a sack of warm and tasty Woolly Rhino ribs. If he could only get rid of pesky Paleowolf, who follows him, hoping for a taste of those delicious...
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The Curvy Tree: A Tale from the Land of Stories

Chris Colfer · Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The debut picture book from #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Chris ColferOnce upon a time, there was a little girl who didn't quite fit in. When she runs away, she happens upon a curvy tree who helps her understand the importance of being different This picture book stands...
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We Love Friendship Day!

Random House. · Random House
Pages: 16
Format: Print book

Boys and girls ages 3 to 7 will love this full-color storybook featuring Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol - plus friendship cards and over 30 stickers! It's perfect for Valentine's Day or any day!
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Star Wars Epic Yarns: Return of the Jedi

Jack Wang · Chronicle Books
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Jedi apprentices and little princesses will delight in this (heart) felt retelling of the Star Wars saga. And so will Star Wars fans of any age! The series launches with the original trilogy, and every word counts in these small but perfectly formed yarns. That's because each volume...
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Thomas and the Jet Engine

R. Schuyler Hooke · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Paperback

Gordon loves to remind everyone that he is the fast and important train. But one day, Thomas is given a very special job he is taking a jet engine to the airport. When the engine is switched on by accident, suddenly Thomas is the very fast and very important train!Beginning readers will...
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Laundry Day

Jessixa Bagley · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"I'm bored," said Tic."Me too," said Tac.What do two bored badgers do when they've done everything, including driving their mother around the bend?Laundry, of course.What could possibly go wrong?In this spirited picture book, Tic and Tac, two adorable badgers, get a little...
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Merry Christmas, Peanut!

Terry Border · Philomel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A sweet (or is it salty?) Christmas story with heart, humor, and plenty of punny holiday cheer. Peanut is going over the river and through the woods to his grandmother's house for Christmas, but getting there is a food-filled adventure for this little nut! First he gets stuck in a traffic...
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