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Otter Loves Halloween!

Sam Garton · Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Get in the Halloween spirit with Otter - the irrepressible picture book character from I Am Otter and Otter in Space, sure to be adored by fans of Pete the Cat.Halloween is Otter's favorite holiday. It's also a very busy time for her and Teddy. With so much to do, it's a good...
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How Food Gets from Farms to Store Shelves

Erika L Shores · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

How did the bananas on your breakfast cereal get to your local grocery store? Easy-to-understand text explains how food gets from farms to stores and describes the role of the community workers who make it all possible.
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Circle

Jeannie Baker · Candlewick Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

With entrancing collages and lyrical narration, the creator of the acclaimed Mirror follows the epic flight of an extraordinary bird.Each year, bar-tailed godwits undertake the longest unbroken migration of any bird, flying from Australia and New Zealand to their breeding grounds in the Arctic...
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Little Elliot, Big Family

Mike Curato · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

When Mouse heads off to a family reunion, Little Elliot decides go for a walk. As he explores each busy street, he sees families in all shapes and sizes. In a city of millions, Little Elliot feels very much alone-until he finds he has a family of his own!
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Exploring Landscape Art with Children

Gladys S Blizzard · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In COME LOOK WITH ME: EXPLORING LANDSCAPE ART WITH CHILDREN art educator Gladys S. Blizzard introduces boys and girls to 12 magnificent landscape paintings. Through these carefully selected works and a thought-provoking text, the author guides students toward an imaginative new way of looking...
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Pine & Boof: The Lucky Leaf

ROSS BURACH · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Frog and Toad meets Elephant & Piggie in the first installment of a humorous and heartfelt new picture book series about the adventures of Boof the bear and Pine the porcupine, from the acclaimed author-illustrator of There's a Giraffe in My Soup and I Am Not a Chair!One blustery...
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The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas

Laura Murray · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This Gingerbread Man was loose in the school and on the fire truck, and now he's loose at holiday time! Everyone in class is busy practicing songs and making goodies for their trip to town to thank community helpers, and the Gingerbread Man has made a gift for someone extra sweet. But before...
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The 65-Story Treehouse

Andy Griffiths · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Before they can go up, they have to go back -- travel through time with Andy and Terry as they attempt to save the treehouse! New York Times bestselling author Andy Griffiths invites readers to come hang out with him and his friend Terry in their 65-Story Treehouse-the fifth book in the illustrated...
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No Lie, Pigs

Jessica Gunderson · Picture Window Books
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Of course you think we were evil, spiteful fairies, cursing the poor princess with a forever sleep. You don't know the other side of the story. Well, let us tell you.
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Tarsier

Dawn Bluemel Oldfield · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

What's that furry little animal with long, thin fingers and huge eyes? It's a tarsier! This tiny primate is active mostly at night, jumping from tree to tree, as it looks for food. Beginning readers will learn all about these unusual creatures in this simple yet playful nonfiction text....
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Dear Dragon Goes to the Beach

Margaret Hillert · Norwood House Press
Format: Print book

"A boy and his pet dragon take a family trip to the beach. Together they see sand, seashells, and the water for the first time. This title includes reading activities and a word list"--
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Curious George Discovers Space

H. A. Rey · Harcourt Brace and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

George is thrilled to visit the Space Center to help Professor Pizza and Professor Einstein. First up, he's making a special delivery to the international space station. Then it's time to help solve a problem with the Mars rover, and George dreams of going where no monkey (or human)...
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The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth

David A. Anderson · Sights Production; 1st edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This National Award Winning Book is beautifully illustrated with sixteen full-page color paintings by the prominent African-American artist Kathleen Atkins Wilson. It depicts Dr. David Anderson's colorful and historically rich retelling of an age-old African creation myth. the volume...
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Shapes

Judith Nouvion · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Shapes are everywhere in nature. Discover many different kinds in these eye-catching photographs of animals in our natural world. From the line that pigeons form on a telephone wire to the square body of a ghost crab, children will find the many shapes that exist in our natural world in vibrant...
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Stanley the Farmer

William Bee · Peachtree Publishers
Format: Hardcover

It's going to be a busy day down on Stanley's Farm! From plowing the field, to planting the seeds, to harvesting the wheat, Stanley has a lot to do. Luckily, his friends Shamus and Little Woo come to help him.
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