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Alphabet Soup: How Picture Books Are Made from A to Z

A is for Activist (Board Book)
Nagara, Innosanto
One of NPR's Top 100 Book for Young Readers

"Reading it is almost like reading Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, but for two-year olds--full of pictures and rhymes and a little cat to find on every page that will delight the curious toddler and parents alike."--Occupy...

Item No. 9781609805395
$11.95
A is for Activist (Hardcover)
Nagara, Innosanto
This bestselling ABC book is written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for. A...
Item No. 9781609806934
$17.95
Beauty and the Beast
Lee, H Chuku

In this remarkable retelling of Beauty and the Beast, award-winning illustrator Pat Cummings creates an enchanted fairy-tale world flavored by the art, architecture, and culture of West Africa, while writer H. Chuku Lee stays true to the story of this beloved classic. With breathtaking...

Item No. 9780688148195
$17.99
Fables (Softcover)
Lobel, Arnold
A pig flying through marshmallow clouds to a marzipan moon? A camel piroutetting through the desert? A wolf who looks suspiciously like an apple tree - or is it the other way around? A bear in a frying-pan hat and paper-bag boots?
Item No. 9780064430463
$8.99
Gregory's Shadow
Freeman, Don
Gregory is a shy groundhog, and having his friend Shadow close by makes him feel brave. But one day Gregory and Shadow go outside to look for food, and they get separated. Scared and lonely, they search and search for one another. To make matters worse, tomorrow is Groundhog Day, and everyone will...
Item No. 9780142301968
$8.99
Higher! Higher!-BD
Patricelli, Leslie
The sky's no limit in a witty picture book about a child on a swing and the wonders of the imagination.

One child. One swing. An obliging dad. The inevitable plea to go "Higher! Higher!" Add Leslie Patricelli's wildly expressive illustrations, and an everyday pastime reaches new heights...

Item No. 9780763644338
$8.99
Inside-Outside Dinosaurs
Munro, Roxie

Free autographed bookplate signed by Roxie Munro with purchase. Find more books by Roxie Munro here.

There is a giant dinosaur, a flying reptile, a dinosaur with plates and spikes on its body, and even baby dinosaurs cracking out of their shells. There is a ferocious dinosaur that eats meat and vegetarian dinosaurs that hide from the carnivores. Look inside the dinosaurs and you'll see a...

Item No. 9781503902428
$9.99
La Princesa and the Pea
Elya, Susan Middleton
The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming retelling with Spanish sprinkled throughout, winner of the Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration.

El príncipe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn't agree.

The queen has a...

Item No. 9780399251566
$18.99
La Princesa and the Pea-AUTOGRAHED

Copies signed by illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal available now! The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming retelling with Spanish sprinkled throughout, winner of the Pura ...

Item No. 33873890
$18.99
Making Comic Zines
Atoms, Eddy

  Staff Pick

A friendly, easy-to-understand explainer for making comic zines from comics educator Eddy Atoms!

Appropriate for kids to adults, this guide shows you the basic steps for creating your very own comic, from brainstorming and character design to layouts and production. Grab some...

Item No. 9781945509780
$4.99
Obadiah the Bold (Hardcover)
Brinton Turkle

Beautiful Feet Books, in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and Brinton Turkle's grown children--Matilda Rubin, and...

Item No. 9781893103740
$14.95
Obadiah the Bold (Softcover)
Turkle, Brinton

Beautiful Feet Books, in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and...

Item No. 9781893103191
$9.95
Random House Book of Poetry for Children
Prelutsky, Jack
"A generous collection with a distinctly upbeat tone, this gives a taste of the best poets writing for children over the last several decades. Lobel's drawings imbue the whole with action and graphic images as inventive as the verse. Successfully geared to meet home, school, and library needs."...
Item No. 9780394850108
$22.99
Rapunzel
Rogasky, Barbara
A stunningly illustrated version of the beloved fairy tale from a Caldecott Medalist, now digitally restored.

This retelling of a favorite fairy tale, illustrated by award-winning artist Trina Schart Hyman in an edition Publishers Weekly called "spellbinding," has been lovingly...

Item No. 9780823442805
$18.99
Saint George And Dragon-PB
Hyman, Trina Schart
Set "in the days when monsters and giants and fairy folk lived in England, " this retelling of a classic and well-loved tale recounts the battle between Saint George and the Dragon - a creature so huge and fearsome that his tail "swept the land behind him for almost half a mile, " and whose "deep...
Item No. 9780316367950
$8.99
Special Delivery: A Book's Journey Around the World
Faber, Polly
This unique story follows the process of making a book from printing to shipping to selling . . . to reading!

This beautifully illustrated picture book shows the journey of one book from printer to reader. Bright, contemporary artwork details the people, the vehicles, and the distance...

Item No. 9781536229851
$17.99
The Important Book (Hardcover)
Brown, Margaret Wise


The important thing about THE IMPORTANT BOOK--is that you let your child tell you what is important about the sun and the moon and the wind and the rain and a bug and a bee and a chair and a table and a pencil and a bear and a rainbow and a cat (if he wants to). For the important thing about THE...
Item No. 9780060207205
$16.99
The Important Book (Softcover)
Brown, Margaret Wise
The important thing about THE IMPORTANT BOOK--is that you let your child tell you what is important about the sun and the moon and the wind and the rain and a bug and a bee and a chair and a table and a pencil and a bear and a rainbow and a cat (if he wants to). For the important thing about THE...
Item No. 9780064432276
$6.99
The Spiderwick Chronicles #4: THe Ironwood Tree (Softcover)

The faerie world is in pursuit of the Grace kids in this repackage of the fourth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles.

First a pack vile, smelly goblins snatch Simon. Then a band of elves try to entrap Jared. Why is the entire faerie world so...

Item No. 9781665928724
$8.99
Tale of John Barleycorn
Azarian, Mary

John Barleycorn must die--so everyone agrees from the ploughmen to the tinker in this exquisitely illustrated edition of the old English ballad. But who will prove to be the strongest man at last?

Hand-colored woodcuts by artist Mary Azarian bring the tale of John Barleycorn to a new...

Item No. 9781567926040
$18.95
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Potter, Beatrix

A must have first book for every little reader.

One of Beatrix Potter's most popular and well-loved tales, this mischievous little rabbit has hopped into the heart of generations of book lovers.

Peter Rabbit loves the yummy vegetables he finds in Mr McGregor's garden...

The Tale of Peter Rabbit is the original classic by Beatrix Potter. The Tale of Peter Rabbit was first published by Frederick Warne in 1902 and endures as Beatrix Potter's most popular and well-loved tale. It tells the story of a very mischievous rabbit and the trouble he encounters in Mr McGregor'...
Item No. 9780723247708
$8.99
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
Taback, Simms
An old favorite as you've never seen it before!

Everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed a fly, a spider, a bird, and even worse, but who's ever seen what's going on inside the old lady's stomach? With this inventive die-cut artwork, Simms Tabak gives us a rollicking...

Item No. 9780670869398
$18.99
This is the House That Jack Built
Taback, Simms
What happened in the house that Jack built? It all started with the cheese that lay in the house that Jack built. And then came the rat that ate the cheese and the cat who killed the rat. Caldecott Medal winning author and illustrator Simms Taback brings his distinctive humor and creativity to the...
Item No. 9780142402009
$8.99
Thy Friend, Obadiah (Softcover)
Brinton Turkle

Beautiful Feet Books, in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book...

Item No. 9781893103696
$9.95
Tillie and the Wall - Softcover
Lionni, Leo
Illus. in full color. "Lionni's inquisitive, clever mice prove once more the
value of the fable as a storytelling device, especially when it is simply told
and beautifully illustrated. Confined to a meadow behind a high wall, Tillie
longs to discover the unknown world beyond the wall...
Item No. 9780679813576
$8.99