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All Kinds of Families!

Mary Ann Hoberman · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

With irresistible, rollicking rhyme, beloved picture book author Mary Ann Hoberman shows readers that families, large and small, are all around us. From celery stalks to bottle caps, buttons, and rings, the objects we group together form families, just like the ones we are a part of. And,...
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No!

Tracey Corderoy · Tiger Tales
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Everyone thinks Otto is adorable. How cute! they say. Such a sweet child! But then Otto learns the word NO and now he says it all the time! At first, it's fun to refuse to eat, take a bath, and go to bed. But when Otto's favorite word causes him to have a really bad day at school,...
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Tony

Ed Galing · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Tony was all white,large, sturdy,with wide gentle eyesand a ton of love . . .Follow this touching tale of a boy and his friendship with a horse, by the late poet Ed Galing and illustrated with remarkable tenderness by Caldecott-winning artist Erin Stead.A Neal Porter BookA New York City...
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Caillou: Accidents Happen

Anne Paradis · Caillou
Format: Book

Since Rosie broke his bicycle, Caillou wont let her play with his toys anymore. He angrily hides all of his toys from his little sister. When Caillou breaks Daddys guitar, he understands that everyone has accidents. That is when Caillou learns to forgive. In this story adapted from an episode...
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Monty's Magnificent Mane

Gemma O'Neill · Templar
Format: Hardcover

Does Monty care about his wonderful mane more than his friends?Monty the lion loves his long, golden mane, so hes not happy when his meerkat friends mess it up. Stomping off to the waterhole, hes cheered up by the flattery of a new friend . . . a green friend . . . a big, green friend....
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LEGO DUPLO: My Town

Scholastic · Scholastic Inc.; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Build your childs imagination with this colorful LEGOR Duplo board book all about community helpers!There are so many jobs around town. Theres the doctor, farmer, construction worker, bus driver, and police officer. What do you want to be when you grow up?This playful tabbed book is the perfect...
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Let's Play

Herve Tullet · Chronicle Books
Pages: 68
Format: Hardcover

PRESS HERE, MIX IT UP! and now LET'S PLAY! Collect all three interactive books from Hervé Tullet!It's only a yellow dot...but what a dot it is! Readers won't be able to resist this jaunty, adventurous dot, nor its invitation to play along. Thus begins a spectacular ride of color, motion,...
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Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel

Adam Rubin · Dial Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The hilarious sequel to the smokin' hot New York Times best seller, perfect for story time News alert! It has just been discovered that there are NO MORE TACOS left anywhere in the world. This is a huge problem because, as you know, dragons love tacos. If only there was a way for the dragons...
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Dinosaur Shapes

Paul Stickland · Sterling Children's Books,
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Who is on the biggest square? How many circles are there? How many sides does a rectangle have? Toddlers will love learning about shapes with the cutest, friendliest dinosaur family ever! The colorful creatures put on a happy show as they play with everything from triangles to ovals, diamonds,...
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Chengdu Could Not, Would Not, Fall Asleep

Barney Saltzberg · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

High in his tree a young panda named Chengdu lies awake, even though everyone around him is quietly sleeping. He tosses and he turns. He scrunches and he squirms, until he finally finds the perfect spot.
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Baby Sophie la girafe: First Words

DK Publishing · DK Preschool; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Sophie la girafe and friends are back in Baby Sophie la girafe First Words. Packed with bright, lively illustrations and large, simple text, babies can discover the world around them in Baby Sophie la girafe First Words board book. An ideal gift for new parents, this book will stimulate...
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I Don't Want to Be Big

Dev Petty · Doubleday
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Fans of the hit picture book I Don't Want to Be a Frog will love this silly, stubborn-as-ever companion book. "Reminiscent of Mo Willems's 'Elephant and Piggie' series" - Publishers Weekly Frog does NOT want to grow up. Doesn't need to be tall. Doesn't want to be able to jump...
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Eric Carle's How Things Grow

Eric Carle · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 14
Format: Print book

A brand-new title in this bestselling series from Eric Carle!A tadpole becomes a frog, an acorn becomes an oak tree, and a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. By lifting the big, sturdy flaps, young readers will discover the world around them and how things grow through Eric Carle's bright,...
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The Only Fish in the Sea

Philip Christian Stead · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Did you hear about little Amy Scott? She got a goldfish for her birthday and then just threw it in the ocean! That doesn't seem right.I guess Sherman and Sadie will have to go save little Ellsworth (every fish deserves a proper name) on their own. They'll need: A boatFishing gearTwenty-one...
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Some Dog!

Mary Casanova · Farrar
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

George was once a bouncy pup; now his pace is steady and slow. Still, he feels special. Then - "Ya-yippity, yappity, yeep-yeep-yeep!" - a stray dog bristling with energy lands on George's doorstep and wiggles himself right into George's family. Full of tricks, this new dog, Zippity,...
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