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I Really Want to See You, Grandma

Taro? Gomi · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Yumi and her grandmother have the same great idea: They want to see each other. So they each head out to do just that, only to completely miss each other along the way! No problem - they'll just head back home and wait for the other to return. The trouble is that they have the same great...
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I Got a Chicken for My Birthday

Laura Gehl · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What a birthday girl wants more than anything from her Abuela are tickets to the amusement park. Instead she gets a chicken. But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans! With a lot of hard work, and help from lots of other animals, this chicken may just end up building the girl...
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Mama Cat Has Three Kittens

Denise Fleming · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Some kittens march to the beat of a different drummer.Mama Cat has three kittens, Fluffy, Skinny, and Boris. Where Mama Cat leads, Fluffy and Skinny follow. But what about Boris-- will he ever stop napping and join the fun?Young children will love Mama Cat and her three kittens. They'll...
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My Pet Wants a Pet

Elise Broach · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A charming picture book that cleverly captures a universal wish -- to love and care for something -- and shows that you're never too little to share in that dream, by New York Times­-bestselling author Elise Broach.Once there was a boy who wanted something to take care of. Something...
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Bunny Built

Michael Slack · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A construction bunny learns a creative lesson in sharing and friendship when he meets the biggest carrot of his life.LaRue was very handy. His toolbox had everything and industrious bunny could ever need. Everything, that is, except carrots. But then LaRue stumbles onto a special seed....
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All the Animals Where I Live

PHILIP C STEAD · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The author used to live in the busy city where there were buses and trains, and people waiting for buses and trains. Now he lives in the country and jubilantly takes us on a tour of his home, pointing out all the animals that share his space.
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Spot, the Cat

Henry Cole · Little Simon
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Simple and stunning images tell the story of a cat named Spot as he weaves his way in and out of a city in this wordless picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Henry Cole.Through this gorgeous visual narrative, Henry Cole shows us a day in the life of a cat named Spot. Spot...
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Down by the River

Andrew Weiner · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

One beautiful autumn day, Art sets out with his mother and grandfather for a fishing trip. Fishing days are Art's favorite. He loves learning the ropes from Grandpa - the different kinds of flies and tackle and the trout that frequent their favorite river. Art especially appreciates Grandpa's...
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A Busy Creature's Day Eating

Mo Willems · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Apples! Berries! Cereal! Is there anything this Busy Creature can't crunch? Mo Willems tells an alphabetical tale of hunger, hubris, regret, and redemption as a Busy Creature hilariously chomps and chews its way from A to P and then to Z.
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Bear and Wolf

Dan Salmieri · Enchanted Lion Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

They're young and curious, slipping easily into friendship as they amble along together, seeing new details in the snowy forest. Together they spy an owl overhead, look deep into the frozen face of the lake, and contemplate the fish sleeping below the surface. Then it's time to say goodbye:...
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First Star: A Bear and Mole Story

Will Hillenbrand · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

WILL HILLENBRAND'S beloved Bear and Mole are back for a fifth adventure!WILL HILLENBRAND'S beloved Bear and Mole return in First Star! It's a beautiful summer afternoon, and Mole wants to stay outside and watch the stars turn on. Bear suggests they hike up to Camp Tiptop and stay the night....
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Red

Jed Alexander · Cameron Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Red is on her way through the woods to visit Grandmother when she meets the Big Bad Wolf. What are that Wolf and all of those woodland creatures up to? This version of the classic folktale ends a bit differently. A delightful surprise awaits Red and readers in this wordless picture book...
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Wash On!

Michele Marineau · Pajama Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

One day when Mrs. Gillis is giving her daughter a bath, Petronilla cries, "Wash on!" "Wash off, dear," Mrs. Gillis corrects her. But Petronilla's words seem to have power. The blue of the washcloth has stained the girl's cheek. And that is only the beginning. Colors...
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The Worry Box

SUZANNE CHIEW · Tiger Tales
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Murray Bear is supposed to go to the waterfall with his sister, Molly, to meet a friend, but Murray is worried. “What if it’s too LOUD?” he cries or “Or what if I get swept away!” So Molly tells him about her special worry box. “When I’m worried about something,”...
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PAR-TAY!: Dance of the Veggies

ELOISE GREENFIELD · Alazar Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What happens when the family closes the front door and leaves the house for an outing? "The head of cabbage, sitting in the fridge, hears the front door close, hears the click of the key ... He looks out ... sees his people leave ... He stands in the middle of the floor ... throws...
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The Big Red Rock

JESS STOCKHAM · Childs Play Intl Ltd
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Bif finds a big red rock blocking his way, he decides it has to go. But how? Nothing he tries will move it. Bif’s friend Bop knows some monsters who might be able to help. When none of their ingenious methods work, they all have to decide what to do next – with surprising results!...
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Charles

Stephen Eaton Hume · Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A young girl finds a lost baby crow and brings him home to recover and grow stronger. She names him Charles after the sounds that he makes when they are together. Throughout the beautiful summer days they share breakfasts of cooked cereal or eggs every morning before heading out to see the world...
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Llama Llama Loves to Read

ANNA DEWDNEY · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Anna Dewdney's Bestselling Llama Llama series continues with Llama learning to read!Llama Llama learns at school. Counting, writing, reading, rules. Friends and school -- there's nothing better. Llama learning all the letters!Anna Dewdney's beloved Llama Llama is growing up and learning...
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Tad and Dad

David Ezra Stein · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein's expressive tale about familial love is full of funny, tender family dynamics that will evoke nods of recognition and lots of laughs. Tad the tadpole loves spending every minute with his awesome dad, whether they're swimming together, catching...
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She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History

ANONYMOUS. · Philomel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The companion to Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger's #1 New York Times bestseller, She Persisted. Perfect for tiny activists, mini feminists and little kids who are ready to take on the world.Women around the world have long dreamed big, even when they've been told their dreams didn't...
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Sarabella's Thinking Cap

Judith Byron Schachner · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling creator of Skippyjon Jones, a heartwarming story about the importance of imagination and creativity. Sarabella is always thinking - conjuring, daydreaming, and creating new worlds from her imagination. There is so much going on in her head that it can barely be contained....
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Alma and How She Got Her Name

JUANA MARTINEZ-NEAL · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from - and who she may one day be.If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma...
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What If...

Samantha Berger · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Creativity, the power of imagination, and the importance of self-expression are celebrated in this inspiring picture book written and illustrated by real-life best friends.This girl is determined to express herself! If she can't draw her dreams, she'll sculpt or build, carve or collage....
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Friends Stick Together

Hannah E Harrison · Dial Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A touching and timeless story about finding friendship in unlikely places from the award-winning creator of Extraordinary JaneRupert is a rhinoceros of refined sensibilities. Levi, the new tickbird in class, is not. He burps the alphabet, tells corny jokes, and does really embarrassing...
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Hello Lighthouse

Sophie Blackall · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A lavish new picture book from Caldecott-winner Sophie Blackall that will transport readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor!Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs drift by. Outside, there is water all around. Inside, the daily life...
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If You Had a Jetpack

Lisl H Detlefsen · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A fun and creative answer to the question "what would YOU do if you had a jetpack?" perfect for fans of Boy and Bot and How to Train a Train.Having a jetpack is fun--if you know what to do with one. If you had a jetpack, you could: * Teach your brother how to build one too....
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Be Kind

PAT ZIETLOW MILLER · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of Sophie's Squash comes a thoughtful picture book about the power of kindness.When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate contemplates how to make her feel better and what it means to be kind. From asking the new girl to play to standing...
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I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness

Kerascoe?t · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"This beautifully illustrated story shows young readers how to become caring and supportive upstanders. Love it!" --Trudy Ludwig, bestselling author of The Invisible BoyThis simple yet powerful picture book--from a New York Times bestselling husband-and-wife team--tells the story...
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Sweet Shapes

JUANA MEDINA ROSAS · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 26
Format: Hardcover

From the mastermind behind 1 Big Salad and ABC Pasta comes the latest culinary concept book: sweet shapes--a feast for the eyes!In this delicious forest, the bears are made of rectangular brownies, the goldfinches are triangles of lemon tart, and the butterflies are oval jelly beans. What...
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A Most Unusual Day

SYDRA MALLERY · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Something rather extraordinary is happening in Caroline's life today . . . her family is adopting a new baby sister! A warm and loving story about school, family, siblings, and adoption, for anyone eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new sibling.Today is a very unusual day! Caroline wakes...
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Albert's Tree

JENNI DESMOND · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Waa! Waa! Why is Albert's favorite tree crying? And how can he cheer it up? From artist Jenni Desmond comes a warm and funny story about finding a new friend in a very unexpected place.Awake after his long sleep, Albert the bear can't wait to spend time in his own special tree, which is always...
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Busy-Eyed Day

Anne Marie Pace · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

See the world through fresh eyes with this lush and lyrical picture book.There are so many intriguing eyes out in the world ... and so many amazing things for those eyes to see! From a big-eyed bug and a stalk-eyed slug to a side-eyed frog and a wide-eyed dog, the family in this book doesn't...
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Little Worlds

Ge?raldine Collet · Magination Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A little world is any place where a child's imagination is free to blossom. This book shows a diverse group of children in their own self-constructed little worlds as they explore and play freely, develop their own identities, and learn to understand others. Includes a "Note to Parents...
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Are You Sleeping?

Constanze Von Kitzing · Barefoot Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Searching for a playmate before going to bed, a little lion asks some animals on the savanna if they are asleep.
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Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown

ERIC LITWIN · Orchard Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Groovy Joe is totally fun.He's a tail-wagging, song singing party of one!And he rocks like this:Disco party bow wow!#1 New York Times bestsellers Eric Litwin (Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes) and Tom Lichtenheld (Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site) are back in another groovy...
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The village of round and square houses

Ann Grifalconi · Weston Woods
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A grandmother explains to her listeners why in their village on the side of a volcano the men live in square houses and the women in round ones.
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I Sleep in a Big Bed

Maria Van Lieshout · Chronicle Books
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Babies sleep in cribs. Do big kids? No! Big kids sleep in a big bed.Every child's life is filled with milestones. Some happen easily; others need a little extra support. Artist and mom Maria van Lieshout has been there. Drawing upon her own experiences, she has created an engaging series...
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CRASH! BOOM! A Math Tale

ROBIE H HARRIS · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

How do these blocks stack up? Gentle math concepts go down easy in this fun and accessible story for very young children by the esteemed Robie H. Harris.Elephant has a bucket of blocks and wants to build something tall. Something as tall as Elephant. But will it stay up? CRASH! BOOM! Not this...
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Square

MAC BARNETT · Candlewick
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The beguiling second entry in the innovative shape trilogy by multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling duo Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen.This book is about Square. Square spends every day taking blocks from a pile below the ground to a pile above the ground. This book is also about...
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A Stone for Sascha

AARON BECKER · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

A girl grieves the loss of her dog in an achingly beautiful wordless epic from the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Journey.This year's summer vacation will be very different for a young girl and her family without Sascha, the beloved family dog, along for the ride. But a wistful...
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Bigger! Bigger!

LESLIE PATRICELLI · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The star of Faster! Faster! and Higher! Higher! dons a construction hat for another soaring (and slightly interrupted) exercise in imagination. A box of blocks. A budding builder. Should she build a doghouse? A bridge? A skyscraper? Yes, all of these and more! Bigger, bigger! BIGGEST!...
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Ocean Meets Sky

Terry Fan · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From the creators of the gorgeous bestseller The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about ... the spot where the ocean meets the sky.It's a good day for sailing. Finn lives by the sea and the sea lives...
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Let's Go ABC!: Things That Go, from A to Z

Rhonda Gowler Greene · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The alphabet comes to zooming, vrooming life with vehicles for every letter, A to Z! A big, boxy bus drives up for letter B, a kayak floats by for letter K, and a rocket blasts off for letter R. A fun and thrilling range of planes, trains, automobiles, and more take readers on a ride through...
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I Need All of It

Petra Postert · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In Petra Postert and Jens Rassmus's illustrated I Need All of It, a little boy recounts to his father the tales of how he received the three objects in his pocket and why he needs to keep them.
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Grandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali Folktale

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni · Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time, in a little village in India, there lived an old woman. Everyone in the village called her Grandma. One day, Grandma received a letter from her daughter, who lived on the other side of the jungle. "Please come and visit me," said the letter. "I haven't...
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Abracadabra!: The Magic of Trying

Maria Loretta Giraldo · Magination Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

All of the little birds have learned to fly ... except Little Owl. The others explain that it's easy: all he has to do is say "abracadabra!" At first, it doesn't work, and Little Owl thinks the "magic" word is broken! But as he gets better and better, he realizes...
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