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Carl and the Meaning of Life

Deborah Freedman · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From the often Caldecott-buzzed Deborah Freedman, a sweet and funny story about finding your place in the world.

Carl is an earthworm. He spends his days happily tunneling in the soil until a field mouse asks him a simple question that stops him short: "Why?" Carl's quest...
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Curious Critters Marine

David FitzSimmons · Wild Iris Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With images so stunningly life-like, so fabulously detailed, you'll believe you are swimming in the sea! Curious Critters: Marine features some of North America's most incredible marine animals captured through the award-winning photography of David FitzSimmons. The amazing photographs...
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Snowflakes Fall

Patricia Maclachlan · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Library Binding

In Snowflakes Fall, Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan and award-winning artist Steven Kellogg portray life’s natural cycle: its beauty, its joy, and its sorrow. Together, the words and pictures offer the promise of renewal that can be found in our lives—snowflakes fall, and return...
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Poor Louie

Tony Fucile · Candlewick
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Poor Louie! Life is perfect for this pup until Mom's belly starts getting bigger. . . . A funny and touching tale for big siblings from the illustrator of the Bink and Gollie series.

Louie's life is great! A walk on the leash every morning, ice cream on Sundays, snuggling in bed at night...
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Space Cows

Eric Seltzer · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Cows in space: What's not to love? This Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read is all about space cows and the wacky and fun things they do!Space cows fly high. Space cows fly low. Space cows dance three in a row. Space cows are green. Space cows are blue. Some of them quack (but most of them moo)...
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GOA Kids - Goats of Anarchy: Polly and Her Duck Costume: The true story of a little blind rescue goat

WALTER FOSTER JR. CREATIVE TEAM. · Walter Foster Jr
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Polly and Her Duck Costume tells the true story of Polly, a little blind goat who was rescued by Leanne Lauricella, rescuer of farmyard animals and founder of the immensely popular Instagram account The Goats of Anarchy. Polly has some trouble adapting to her new life until her new mom gives...
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Naptime

Iris de Moüy · Groundwood Books; Tra edition
Format: Hardcover

All of the animals in the jungle are grumpy - no, they will not take a nap! But one little girl may know just what to do to make sure these creatures can get some much-needed shut-eye. The crocodile and hippo insist that naps are for babies, the ostrich hides its head in the sand, and the hyena...
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If You Were a Dog

Jamie Swenson · Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

If you could be any kind of animal, what would you be? Would you be a dog that goes ARRRROOOOOOO? Or maybe you would be a sharp-toothed dinosaur that can CHOMP, STOMP, ROAR! Perhaps you might want to be a hopping frog that goes BOING, BOING, RIBBET! But maybe you would want to be the best...

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Disney Christmas Storybook Collection

Elle D. Risco · Disney Press; 3 edition
Format: Hardcover

Celebrate the season with favorite Disney and Disney Pixar characters! This updated edition of the top-selling storybook collection includes new stories with popular characters from films like Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, and Tangled. This enchanting volume of 18 tales brings the magic of Christmas...
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How to Eat Pizza

Jon Burgerman · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Everyone's favorite meal talks back in this deliciously irreverent new picture book from the creator of Splat! and Rhyme Crime

How do you eat pizza? Do you pick the biggest slice? Add hot pepper flakes? Use your hands? Do you know how your pizza slice...
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Meet the Pets

Mary Man-Kong · Random House
Pages: 28
Format: Print book

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. This Step 3 Step into Reading leveled reader is perfect for boys and girls ages 4 to 6!
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Interstellar Cinderella

Deborah Underwood · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Once upon a planetoid,
amid her tools and sprockets,
a girl named Cinderella dreamed
of fixing fancy rockets.
With a little help from her fairy godrobot, Cinderella is going to the ball. But when the prince's ship has mechanical trouble, someone will have to zoom to the rescue!...
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Mine!

Jeff Mack · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Start with one rock. Add two mice. The end result? A never-ending battle! Or is it? Using only one word, along with many brightly colored and lively illustrations, Jeff Mack brings his hallmark humor to this rollicking book that will have readers of every age reconsidering whether "Mine!"...
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National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: All About Me

National Geographic Kids · National Geographic Children's Books; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Filled with gorgeous photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, curious children are introduced to physical diversity and cultural differences within families around the world.,
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Pixar Animation Studio Artist Showcase Over There

Steve Pilcher · Disney Press
Format: Hardcover

Shredder is a little shrew who lives by himself, and while he loves his forest home, he gets a bit lonely. There must be something more, he thinks. So when he sees a "silver line twinkling in the distance," he decides to find out what it is. He discovers a beautiful stream, but then...
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