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First Times

Charles Ghigna · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Experience the adorable first adventures of childhood with this picture book from bestselling author Charles Ghigna and celebrated illustrator Lori Joy Smith. From the first slip down a slide to the first time picking out a book to read, this rollicking narrative takes readers on a journey...
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Max and Bird

Ed Vere · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The companion to the New York Times and USA Today bestseller Max the Brave!When Max meets Bird, Max thinks he'd like to be friends with Bird. He would also like to chase Bird and maybe eat him as a tasty snack. But that's not what friendship is all about...is it?With the same loveable character...
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Cinderella and the Furry Slippers

Davide Cali? · Tundra Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Handsome princes, fancy castles, extravagant balls . . . in this girl-power fractured fairy tale, Cinderella learns that if it looks too good to be true, it probably is, and it's better to create your own happy ending.Cinderella is dying to go to the ball. She's seen pictures of the fancy...
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The Museum of Me

Emma Lewis · Tate
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The Museum of Me follows a little girl on a journey of discovery to find out what museums are and what they have inside them. Brimming with anticipation, she finds giant bugs and peculiar beasts, ancient pots and contemporary paintings, feathery leaves and flowers as big as her own head!...
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I Am a Baby

Kathryn Madeline Allen · Albert Whitman
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

"I am a baby, this is my crib, this is my high chair, this is my bib." Photos of happy babies and words that encourage make this an irresistible read-aloud for every child and family. From the author of the critically acclaimed A Kiss Means I Love You and Show Me Happy comes a delightful...
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Poppy, Buttercup, Bluebell, and Dandy

FIONA WOODCOCK · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Watch a gorgeous garden bloom and grow in this enchanting new picture book from rising star Fiona Woodcock!A group of beautiful and feisty young wildflowers on skateboards and scooters zoom through the pages of this stunning book, spreading flower seeds as they go. Together they transform...
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The Friend Ship

Kat Yeh · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Little Hedgehog is very lonely. But then she overhears passersby talking about something that gives her hope-something called a Friend Ship! Hedgehog imagines a ship filled with friends of all kinds, and soon she's ready to hit the open seas in a boat of her own to track it down. Along...
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The Importance of Being 3

Lindsay Ward · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The perfect present for three-year-olds, this picture book is a celebration of all things three! All the best things come in threes, not one, not two, but three, like the three-year-olds in this sweet picture book. As all parents know, three is a big year. Follow along as three friends...
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What's a Banana?

Marilyn Singer · Abrams Appleseed
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

What can you do with a banana? You can grip it, unzip it, squeeze it, freeze it - you can even play it like a flute! With a little imagination and a sense of humor, you can transform it into anything! Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary with these charming picture books that encourage...
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Pablo in the Snow

Teri Sloat · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

What is soft, fluffy, and white? Pablo's wool, of course. But this little lamb soon discovers that there's something else as well: SNOW! From making trails to sledding with friends, having snowball fights and crafting snowmen, there's tons of fun to be had in the snow. But winter days grow...
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Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter

Kenard Pak · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

As leaves fall from their trees, animals huddle against the cold, and frost creeps across windows, everyone knows -- winter is on its way! Join a brother and sister as they explore nature and take a stroll through their twinkling town, greeting all the signs of the coming season. In a series...
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My Flower Garden: The Sound of FL

Alice K Flanagan · Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Simple text and repetition of the letter blend 'fl' help readers learn how to use this sound. Also included are a word list for review, a note to parents and educators, and an introduction to the author.
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I Am Famous

Tara Luebbe · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Kiely knows she is famous! The paparazzi (her parents) follow her every move, documenting with cameras. It's exhausting being famous, but someone has to do it! She even gets to perform a big song at her grandfather's birthday. When she messes it up, she's worried she's...
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One Lonely Fish

Thomas Flintham · Bloomsbury
Pages: 22
Format: Print book

One lonely fish swims through the ocean. But he won't be alone for long . . . Count from one to ten, as each fish chomps up the next. Just be careful--this book might bite!The fun, offbeat humor, appealing artwork, and interactive die-cuts with a counting theme will have young readers...
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What Is Hip-Hop?

ERIC MORSE · Black Sheep
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"Morse and Yi (the team behind What Is Punk?) highlight hip-hop's cultural hegemony via an impressively encyclopedic parade of rhyming biographies. Yi's meticulously styled clay figures are as magical as in the previous book, combining profound expressiveness with the playfulness...
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