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Mama's Belly

Kate Hosford · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

As a curious little girl awaits the arrival of her baby sister, she asks Mama many questions: "Will she have freckles?" "Will I have to share my blanket?" She helps Mama and Dad prepare to meet her little sister, singing her songs and knitting her a new blanket. But the most...
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Nature's Lullaby Fills the Night

DEE LEONE · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Night falls, and the world sings a lullaby in this beautifully imagined picture book. The lush illustrations and gentle, rhyming text will lull young readers to sleep. Shh - listen. Can you hear the quiet, loving sounds of the nighttime world? From moths fluttering their powdery wings,...
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The Best Mother

Cynthia Surrisi · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print Length

When Maxine wakes up on the wrong side of the bed one morning, she wonders if the problem might be her mother. What if she could try out a new mom who doesn't make her brush her teeth or comb her hair? Enlisting Mom to help her with the search, Maxine interviews various prospects to be her new mother...
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My Daddy Rules the World: Poems about Dads

Hope Anita Smith · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"A picture book of poems that celebrate fathers from a two-time Coretta Scott King Honor-winning poet"--
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Best in Snow

April Pulley Sayre · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Discover the wonderful world of snow with this companion to the celebrated Raindrops Roll!With gorgeous photo illustrations, award-winning author April Pulley Sayre sheds sparkly new light on the wonders of snow. From the beauty of snow blanketing the forest and falling on animals' fur and feathers...
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Toad on the Road: A Cautionary Tale

Stephen Shaskan · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With bouncy call-and-response text and vivid illustrations, this lively picture book from author-illustrator Stephen Shaskan is sure to have readers giggling along with Toad's silly antics. A perfect read-aloud!Who's that coming down the road?Oh yikes! Oh yikes!It's a bear on a bike.
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Rolling Thunder

Kate Messner · Scholastic Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Lines of bikes are miles long, shining, half a million strong. Rumbling, grumbling, engines roar. Peace signs. High fives. Spirits soar. Every Memorial Day in Washington, DC, more than a million veterans and their supporters gather for the Rolling Thunder® Ride for Freedom, a demonstration...
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Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist

Jess Keating · Dreamscape Media
Format: Hardcover

At nine years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set out to prove it. Despite many obstacles in her path, Eugenie...
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Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire

JACQUELINE TOURVILLE · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, and Brigette Barrager team up to tell the joyful and unique story of the trailblazing Disney artist Mary Blair.Mary Blair lived her life in color: vivid, wild color. From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator...
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Alan's Big, Scary Teeth

Jarvis. · Candlewick Press, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A goofy and lonely denizen of the jungle has just one talent - scaring other creatures with his big, scary teeth! What would he do without them?Deep in the jungle lurks Alan the alligator, descended from a long line of very scary alligators. He prepares carefully - polishing his scales,...
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Give Bees a Chance

Bethany Barton · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the author-illustrator of Children's Choice Book Award Winner I'm Trying to Love Spiders: a plea to please give bees a chance!Not sure whether to high-five bees or run away from them? Well, maybe you shouldn't high-five them, but you definitely don't have to run away from them. Give...
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Not Quite Narwhal

Jessie Sima · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Uni the Unicorn and Gaston, this heartwarming and adorable debut picture book tells the story of a young unicorn who was born under the sea to a family of narwhals.Growing up in the ocean, Kelp has always assumed that he was a narwhal like the rest of his family. Sure,...
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Where is Bear?

Jonathan Bentley · Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of the classic We're Going on a Bear Hunt, this adventurous and endearing picture book follows a little boy searching high and low for his missing bear. Features a surprise ending! Where is Bear? Is Bear in the dresser? Is Bear in the bathroom? Is Bear on the swing? It's...
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Pedal Power: How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World

Allan Drummond · Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Cycling rules the road in Amsterdam today, but that wasn't always the case. In the 1970's, Amsterdam was so crowded with vehicles that bicyclists could hardly move, but moms and kids relied on their bicycles to get around the city. PEDAL POWER is the story of the people who led protests...
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Good Night Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story

Mariam Gates · Sounds True
Format: Hardcover

For kids in early to middle childhood-and the lucky people who have to get them to bed-Good Night Yoga is both a bedtime story and a series of simple poses for following the natural world as it comes to rest at day's end. Created by the founder of the celebrated Kid Power Yoga program....
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Nose to Toes, You Are Yummy!

Tim Harrington · Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Eric Carle's From Head to Toe! Sing and dance along with tigers, pandas, giraffes, and more in this interactive picture book.Wave your hands!Tap your feet!Tug your ears!From the singer of Les Savy Fav, Tim Harrington, comes this joyful celebration that celebrates...
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Stomp, Stomp!

Bob Kolar · NorthSouth; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Bob Kolars loud and lovable little dinosaur is back!   Stomp, Stomp! Hee, Hee. Thump. Whump! Look at me! Little Dinosaur is on the rampage—crashing through the jungle, knocking down trees, and having a wonderful time raising a ruckus, until—STOMP!—someone much bigger puts his foot...
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Can You Make a Scary Face?

Jan Thomas · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

What kind of a face would you make if a tickly green bug were sitting on your nose? Or if it were - eek! - inside your shirt? Could you make a scary face to frighten it away? Or, even better, stand up and do the chicken dance? Yes? Then better get to it! This exuberant, interactive picture...
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Monsters Love Colors

Mike Austin · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Did you know that monsters love to scribble, scribble, mix,dance,andwiggle! Why?Because monsters love to make new colors!Celebrate along with the hilarious monsters in this wild and energetic picture book from author-illustrator Mike Austin. Mixing and discovering color has never been so much...
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Jump!

Scott M. Fischer · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

When a bug sleeping on a jug is chased by a frog, he has to jump to get away. But then that frog (who's sleeping on a log) is in for a similar surprise! He's attacked by a cat ... who needs to jump away from a dog ... and on it goes, until not even a shark is free from getting...
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Geraldine

ELIZABETH LILLY · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A debut picture book that stands above the crowd, Elizabeth Lilly's Geraldine is a story about how hard it is being the new kid. How really hard it is being different. And how especially hard it is being a giraffe in a school of human children.
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The Story of Kites: Amazing Chinese Inventions

Ying Chang Compestine · Immedium
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

<div>"Traditional papercuts are perfectly suited to the kite images . . . With its folkloric tone, this stands on its own as a story about creativity." - Kirkus ReviewsThe Kang brothers imagine making wings to fly and drive the birds from their rice fields! With paper, straw,...
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Dig In!

Cynthia L Jenson-Elliott · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Dig in to this vibrant picture book that celebrates all the surprises found down in the dirt!I dig in the dirt...and find a seed. Seed waits. I dig in the dirt...and find a spider. Spider runs. Explore all of the creepy, crawly, dirty, muddy, green, and growing things that can be found...
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If You're Happy And You Know It

James Warhola · Orchard Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A fun, roar-out-loud jungle version of the favorite kids' song IF YOU'RE HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT!If you're happy and you know it, give a roar!This jungle version of the classic song IF YOU'RE HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT! is a real read-along sing-along safari! Get ready to stomp your feet, flap...
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This Little Piggy

Tim Harrington · Balzer + Bray
Format: Hardcover

Children and parents will find lots to laugh about in indie-rocker Tim Harrington’s first picture book, This Little Piggy. Everybody knows the this-little-piggy game—the big toe is the little piggy who went to market, and the baby toe is the little piggy who went wee wee wee all the way home. But...
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