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Trick or Treat

Robin Wells · Rourke Educational Media
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Knock, knock. Trick or treat! It's Halloween. Come see all the different monsters and creatures looking for candy.
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Look through farm

Fhiona Galloway · Silver Dolphin
Format:  Print book : English

With cute art and simple labels, Look Through: Farm is a great tool for early learning. This sturdy board book features unique raised shapes on every spread. Babies will love the added touch-and-feel elements as the shapes begin to transform from a tractor into a farm and even a cow into...
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How Tall Was a T.rex?

ALISON LIMENTANI · Boxer Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Explore everyone's favorite dinosaur in this graphically striking and innovative picture book from an extraordinary new talent. Everyone's fascinated by T.rex and wants to know what this big, fearsome creature was really like. How tall was it? How much did it eat? Did it have...
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At School

Cecil Kim · Distributed in the United States and Canada by Lerner Publishing Group
Pages: 29
Format: Print book

This cute picture book shows the day of a child at school. Let's see what she wants to do at school.
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How Do Dinosaurs Stay Safe?

Jane Yolen · The Blue Sky Press
Format: Hardcover

From crossing the street with Mama to encountering a stranger, the playful but careful antics of America's favorite dinosaurs will make readers laugh aloud -- and prompt discussion of safety issues.Few things in childhood are as important as learning how to behave safely, and the topic...
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Mermaid School

JoAnne Wetzel · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Starting school is always exciting... especially when you're a mermaid! From schools of fish to the A B Seas, this whimsical underwater tale puts a fun twist on what to expect on the first day of school.It's Molly's first day at mermaid school, and there's so much to learn! Follow the mermaids...
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What Happens When a Loved One Dies?: Our First Talk About Death

Jillian Roberts · Orca Books Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Whether children are experiencing grief and loss for the first time or simply curious, it can be difficult to know how to talk to them about death. Using questions posed in a child's voice and answers that start simply and become more in-depth, this book allows adults to guide the conversation...
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Hank's Big Day: The Story of a Bug

Evan Kuhlman · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for reading aloud, this spare, charming picture book about a day in the life of a pill bug in suburbia is also about an unusual friendship. Hank is a pill bug with a busy life - for a pill bug, that is. His daily routine involves nibbling a dead leaf, climbing up a long stick, avoiding...
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Welcome to My House: A Collection of First Words

Gaia Stella · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

First words are everywhere you look, especially in a house! This visually striking picture book catalogs an impressive array of household items, naming the delightful miscellany that comprises a life. The charming collections are creative and unexpected, providing the sweetest of visual...
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Mighty, Mighty Construction Site

Sherri Duskey Rinker · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestsellerAt last - here from the team behind the beloved international bestseller comes a companion to Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. All of our favorite trucks are back on the construction site - this time with a focus on team-building, friendship, and working...
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Kai to the Rescue!

Audrey Penn · Orchard Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Kai is a small green-and-white pumper truck who moves into Firehouse #10. Firehouse #10 has some of the biggest, reddest fire trucks around. So how can Kai fit in with the other fire trucks? When a big fire breaks out, it's Kai who saves the day! From the "New York Times"...
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A Hippy-Hoppy Toad

Peggy Archer · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the illustrator of the award-winning Sophie's Squash comes a rollicking read-aloud featuring a very tiny toad who gets displaced as animals--and humans--brush past him on the road.In the middle of a puddlein the middle of a roadon a teeter-totter twigsat a teeny-tiny toad. Snap! went...
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It's Not the Baby

J Patrick Lewis · Amicus Ink
Pages: 14
Format: Board book

Who is making all the mischief in this house? It's not the baby! Short rhyming lines in this board book pose a toddler-appropriate whodunit and expressive art shows the true culprits. Little ones will chime on the repeated title refrain and will delight in the surprise ending - when...
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Blazing Shapes!

Random House · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Board book

Learn about shapes with Nickelodeon's Blaze and the Monster Machines!The awesome trucks from Nickelodeon's Blaze and the Monster Machines introduce basic shapes in this sturdy board book that's perfect for boys and girls ages 0 to 3. Race into action with Blaze and the Monster...
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Shine!

Patrick McDonnell · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A shining new picture book about learning to appreciate the wonders in your world and within yourself, by New York Times bestselling author Patrick McDonnell and Naoko Stoop, creator of Red Knit Cap Girl, a New York Times Best Illustrated book Hoshi the sea star looks up in the sky and sees...
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