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On a Magical Do-Nothing Day

BEATRICE ALEMAGNA · HarperCollins
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A compelling, magical picture book with "startlingly beautiful words and pictures."* A book to spur imagination and exploring and a break from boredom or screen time."True magic is found in the simple but transformative act of experiencing nature." (starred review from...
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Mind-Blowing Physical Science Activities

Angie Smibert · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Educational, easy-to-do physical science activities that will show young readers more about the field of physical science. Using simple, easy to find materials, these activities will help readers better understand gravity, states of matter, density, and more!
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Bedtime for Batman

Michael Dahl · Capstone Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When a dark night comes to the big city, one little super hero prepares for a great adventure . . . bedtime! He dons his pajama uniform, speeds upstairs, cleans up the nightly grime, and keeps watch from his towering bunk bed. Written by award-winning author Michael Dahl (Goodnight Baseball,...
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The Hopping Hero

John Sazaklis · DC Super-Pets; Reprint edition
Format: Book

SOBEK the evil crocodile is on the loose! Luckily, HOPPY is close by. With the powers of six species, this heroic hare will wipe the smile from SOBEKs face and bounce the reptile raider back to the bayou.,
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My Family Four Floors Up

Caroline Stutson · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This friendly, rhyming story follows a child and her father--as well as their cute pets, a puppy and a cat--through the day. From morning ritual to bedtime story (and all the fun in between!) , life in the fourth floor walk up and on the city streets and parks below is sweet and filled...
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Good Morning, Superman!

Michael Dahl · Capstone Pr Inc
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Look, up in the sky! Its a bird. Its a plane. Its the . . . SUN! When morning comes, a young boy must prepare for his day, faster than a speeding bullet. Follow along as he leaps tall buildings (jumps out of bed) in a single bound, dons his heroic uniform (his clothes) , and faces...
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The Invisible Island (A to Z Mysteries)

Ron Roy · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z! Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions! With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries® have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite...
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The Littlest Viking

Alexandra Penfold · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A hilarious story about what happens to the littlest and loudest Viking when an even littler and louder Viking arrives, perfect for fans of The Princess and the Pony and I Don't Want to Be a Frog.Sven might be the littlest Viking, but he has no trouble making himself known. He has the loudest...
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Geronimo Stilton and the Kingdom of Fantasy #3: The Amazing Voyage

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic
Pages: 287
Format: Hardcover

Holey cheese! Join Geronimo as he returns to the Kingdom of Fantasy for a third amazing adventure!In this 320-page, full-color hardcover adventure, Geronimo returns to the Kingdom of Fantasy when he learns that the Kingdom has fallen under an endless, freezing winter and the Queen of the Fairies...
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Bad Kitty, Scaredy-Cat

Nick Bruel · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Kitty wasn't always such a scaredy-cat. She used to be brave and lionhearted and nervy. That is, until one late October day a group of terrifying monsters showed up on her doorstop and Kitty became VERY scared. Then she decided to take matters into her own paws.Bad Kitty is back in her first...
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Barkus.

Patricia Maclachlan · Chronicle Books
Pages: 43
Format: Hardcover

Meet Barkus. Barkus is loyal. Barkus is generous. Barkus is family.The exuberant Barkus and his lucky young owner whirl and twirl across the pages of this delightful pre-chapter book series from award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan. The accessible text is ideal for even the newest independent...
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Singing Superstar

Jacqueline Jules · Picture Window Books
Pages: 27
Format: Print book

Sofia FINALLY gets her beloved singing machine, and she can't wait to sing her heart out. However, nobody in her family wants to listen to her sing. Sofia is determined to find a place to perform, even if she has to leave her house to do it!
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And the Robot Went . . .

Michelle Robinson · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Starting with a box of parts, the Nosy Fox, the Bear in a Blazer, the Blue Gnu, and other remarkable builders assemble the Robot, step by step. Each stage of the process has its own sound effect, and the growing list of sounds is repeated in every spread. Young children will happily Click,...
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Barbie Starlight Adventure #1

Mattel Brands · Papercutz
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

Barbie has explored many worlds and careers but none more "out there" than Para-Den, the strange alien planet where a girl named Barbie lives with her father and her flying pet, Pupcorn. But something is not right in Barbie's galaxy. One by one the stars are going out an no one seems...
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Becoming Bach

Thomas Leonard · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

For Johann Sebastian there was always music. His family had been musicians, or bachs as they were called in Germany, for 200 years. He always wanted to be a bach. As he grew, he saw patterns in everything. Patterns he would turn into melodies and song, eventually growing into one of the most...
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