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Maisy's Bus

Lucy Cousins · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 18
Format: Print book

Whether driving over land or sailing across the sea, Maisy takes her friends all over the place in two shaped board books.It's a beautiful, sunny day, and Maisy knows just how to spend it - at the beach with her friends! Maisy arrives with her bus to pick up her pals. Cyril has food...
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Questions Asked

Jostein Gaarder · Elsewhere Editions
Pages: 72
Format: Hardcover

A picture book with fundamental philosophical questions, posed in a way only Jostein Gaarder is capable of. The illustrator has made an independent visual narrative that underscores the existential aspect of Jostein Gaarder's philosophical questions. Questions Asked shows confidence...
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Stack the Cats

Susie Ghahremani · Abrams Appleseed
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

One cat sleeps. Two cats play. Three cats stack!Stack the Cats is a charming book about counting and organizing cats in various formations. But when the cats decide to go their own way - as cats often will - it's time to count down until there's only one sweet cat left. Counting...
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Newtonian Physics for Babies

Chris Ferrie · Sourcebooks, Inc
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Board book
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Hal and the Very Long Race

Lucy J Bell · Sparkhouse Family
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

It's the day of the big race and Hal wants to win. But he's just not as big, as strong, or as fast as his friends. After a frustrating start, Hal discovers he has his own strengths, like perseverance, endurance, and problem-solving. Children learn to celebrate the differences in how we grow...
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Different? Same!

Heather Tekavec · Kids Can Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This clever picture book introduces the concept of animal characteristics by highlighting how there can be both differences and similarities within a group. For example, the zebra gallops, the bumblebee flies, the lemur leaps and the tiger prowls --- ?But look closer now ... We all have...
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Animals Do, Too!: How They Behave Just Like You

Etta Kaner · Kids Can Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

?Do you like to dance?? asks the first spread of this playful nonfiction picture book. ?Honeybees do, too!? responds the next. Illustrating the simple text are joyful drawings that visually connect the children enjoying a dance party to the honeybees performing their own ?dance? in the hive....
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Wade's Wiggly Antlers

Louise Bradford · Kids Can Press, Ltd.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

One winter morning while playing with his animal friends, a young moose named Wade notices his antlers are wiggly, and he runs home to tell his mother. "Remember when we talked about your antlers falling off?" she says. "Don't worry. New ones will grow in the summer."...
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The Thing Lou Couldn't Do

Ashley Spires · Kids Can Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Lou and her friends are BRAVE adventurers. They run FASTER than airplanes. They build MIGHTY fortresses. They rescue WILD animals. But one day, when they re looking for a ship to play pirates in, Lou s friend has an idea: Up there! The tree can be our ship! Ummm ... says Lou. This is something...
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