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The Construction Crew

Lynn Meltzer · Henry Holt
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The construction gang is tearing down an old building and laying the foundation for a new home. Workers use all kinds of trucks and tools to get the job done. And just in time for a family to move in.The alliterative text completel with shout-out language that young children will love is just...
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Pup and Bear

Kate Banks · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This deeply emotional read-aloud about a lost wolf pup who is raised by a loving polar bear is sure to resonate with families - particularly non-traditional ones. You are not my mother, said the wolf pup. I am not your mother, said the polar bear, but I can cuddle you and keep you safe....
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My First Counting Book: Coast Guard

Cindy Entin · Applesauce Press; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

This beautifully illustrated counting board book introduces children to the numbers 1 through 10 using poetic prose and colorful illustrations of Coast Guardsman, ships, helicopters, equipment, uniforms, medals, and traditions exclusive to the Coast Guard community. Along with the other...
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Little Penguins

Cynthia Rylant · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Newbery Medal-winning author Cynthia Rylant and Caldecott Honor-winning, bestselling illustrator Christian Robinson pair up to tell this wintry story about five little penguins enjoying a snowy day. Snowflakes? Many snowflakes. Winter is coming. So begins this ever-so-simple story. As the snow...
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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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Pocket Piggies Numbers!: Featuring the Teacup Pigs of Pennywell Farm

Richard Austin · Workman Publishing Co., Inc., 2014. ©2014
Pages: 16
Format: Print book

Could there be a cuter way to learn colors and numbers? Announcing a new line of board books featuring the irresistible Teacup Pigs of Pennywell Farm. Small enough to hold in the palm of your hand, the Pennywell pigs are an adorable lot. They're also naturals in front of the camera...
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Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters

Oliver Jeffers · Philomel Books
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

THE alphabet book to top all others, from the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day the Crayons Quit! If words make up the stories and letters make up the words, then stories are made up of letters. In this menagerie we have stories made of words, made FOR all the letters.The...
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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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Merry Christmas from The Very Hungry Caterpillar

ERIC CARLE · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This gorgeous little gift book from The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the perfect way to say "Merry Christmas!" Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of all that is festive during the holiday season. This beautiful book features Eric Carle's bright, colorful...
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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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The Grasshopper & the Ants

Jerry Pinkney · Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

In this stunning companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion & the Mouse and the highly acclaimed The Tortoise & the Hare, a playful grasshopper wonders why the busy ants around him won't join in his merrymaking as the seasons pass by. But when winter arrives, he soon...
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Dog Train: A Wild Ride on the Rock-and-Roll Side (Book & CD)

Sandra Boynton · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Boynton rocks! So does Blues Traveler, who perform a stomping version of the title song, a moody rock journey that Boynton wrote especially for them. And then there’s Alison Krauss with “Evermore.” And Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme—really—who do the “Boring...
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Peek-a-Boo Santa

Charles Reasoner · Picture Window Books; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Santa is on his way, making stops at the homes of all good girls and boys! Die-cut window reveal the glow of the moon and holiday touches throughout this tale of Santas busiest night. A charming rhyme tells the story of Santas big sack and his tasty snacks!,
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There's Nothing to Do!

Dev Petty · Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In the next book in the I Don't Want to be a Frog series, young Frog learns an unexpected lesson about how NOT to be bored. Frog is bored. He can't find ANYTHING to do - even when his animal friends make good suggestions, like sleeping all day, licking between his toes, or hopping around...
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Carry and Play: Snowman

Bloomsbury. · Bloomsbury Activity Books
Pages: 10
Format: Print book

An adorable little board book filled with snowy fun and friends--snowmen, reindeer, cheerful birds, and more! A fantastic addition to holiday gift bundles, its handy size and handle make it easy for little ones to carry wherever they go.
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