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Whizz! Pop! Granny, Stop!

Tracey Corderoy · Nosy Crow; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Granny wants to help with the birthday party, but her granddaughter wants to have her birthday the "normal" way — no magic! Will they manage to pull off the perfect party?Granny loves to help, and a little bit of magic always speeds things along. But sometimes all her granddaughter...
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Millie Fierce

Jane Manning · Philomel Books
Format: Hardcover

If Fancy Nancy got angry. Really, really angry.Millie is quiet. Millie is sweet. Millie is mild. But the kids at school don't listen to her. And she never gets a piece of birthday cake with a flower on it. And some girls from her class walk right on top of her chalk drawing and smudge...
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Look at Me!

Rachel Fuller · Childs Play Intl Ltd; Brdbk edition
Format: Book

The bond between a new baby and its sibling is always special and uniquely rewarding. Sometimes, however, it is difficult to adapt to the baby's wants and needs! A new addition to any family is exciting, but the experience can also be worrying and confusing for siblings. Coping with...
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I Won a What?

Audrey Vernick · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

The hilarious and heartwarming story of a boy who tries to win a goldfish and winds up with FAR more than he bargained for . . . A young boy wins a humongous new pet at the carnival, and before long, they become fast friends. But his parents are skeptical. After all, Nuncio doesn't...
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Montessori: Letter Work

Bobby George · Harry N. Abrams; Ina Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

These unique board books bring the popular Montessori pedagogy to trade book form for the first time. Using materials and methods common to Montessori classrooms, these interactive board books immerse young children in an aesthetically rich learning experience, while providing parents and caregivers...
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Food Hates You, Too and Other Poems

Robert Weinstock · Disney/Hyperion
Pages: 26
Format: Print book

Let's face it, there are some foods we'd just rather steer clear of. But have you ever stopped to think that plate of fries might just as soon feed you to the dog, as well?
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A Bird Is a Bird

Lizzy Rockwell · Holiday House
Pages: 30
Format: Hardcover

Some birds are huge and some are tiny. Some birds are fantastically colorful and some are plain. What do all birds share?Early nonfiction expert Lizzy Rockwell explains that birds have beaks, wings, and feathers, and hatch from eggs. Other animals might have some of these features in common,...
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Mossy

Jan Brett · G. P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Who will help Mossy return home to Lilypad Pond? Mossy, an amazing turtle with a gorgeous garden growing on her shell, loses her freedom when Dr. Carolina, a biologist, takes her to live in her Edwardian museum. Visitors flock to see Mossy, but it is Dr. Carolina's niece, Tory, who notices...
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The Gingerbread Girl Goes Animal Crackers

Lisa Campbell Ernst · Dutton Juvenile
Format: Hardcover

Shes fast Shes feisty And she outsmarted that sly fox in her boisterous debut Now the gingerbread girl is back with a new batch of friends - the animal crackers They dont want to listen to the Gingerbread Girls advice even though she is one smart cookie But theyd better watch it or theyll...
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Gabby and Grandma Go Green

Monica Wellington · Dutton Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

When Gabby and Grandma get together, Green Day means Fun Day. From sewing their own cloth bags and buying vegetables at the Farmers Market to recycling their bottles, these two know how to have a good time while doing good things for the earth. The illustrations in Monica Wellingtons popsicle-bright...
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Little Wolf's First Howling

Laura Mcgee Kvasnosky · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Some may favor the proper way to howl, but what if you have a song in your heart that needs to come out? A delightful, disarmingly funny tale for little and big wolves everywhere.Little Wolf can hardly wait. Tonight he will howl at the moon to the top of the sky. First, Big Wolf demonstrates...
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Old Mikamba Had a Farm

Rachel Isadora · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 40
Format: Book

This fabulous version of the classic nursery song "Old MacDonald" introduces children to a menagerie of African animals and their sounds. It is beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora, with her signature collage-style artwork. Old Mikamba had a farm, E-I-E-I-O....
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Help Me!

Paul Geraghty · Andersen Press
Format: Paperback

Based on real events, this equisite and inspirational picture book offers a wonderful insight into animal behaviorIt is night time, and a herd of elephants are on the move. An impala is lying in the darkness, watching a tortoise stumble towards water. Hatchling turtles slip into the pool...
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I'm Not Reading!

Jonathan Allen · Sterling Pub Co Inc
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Adorable, irresistible Baby Owl (I'm Not Sleepy!) is back! This time, he has a beloved book in hand and he's eager to begin. But then along comes Tiny Chick, who begs Baby Owl to read to him. Before you can say "once upon a time," they're joined by a crowd: Tiny Chick's brothers...
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I Speak Dinosaur

Jed Henry · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Little boys will roar for I Speak Dinosaur!, in which an energetic kid with a big imagination prefers to “speak Dinosaur.” Speaking Dinosaur means he doesn’t have to use his manners and instead can roar and growl at his friends and family! But speaking Dinosaur gets the boy into...
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