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A Bear Called Paddington (Hardcover)
Bond, Michael

The classic novel about Paddington--who's now a major movie star!

Paddington Bear had traveled all the way from Peru when the Browns first met him in Paddington Station. Since then, their lives have never been quite the same . . . for ordinary things become extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is involved.

First published in 1958, A Bear Called Paddington is the first novel by Michael Bond, chronicling the adventures of this lovable bear. Paddington has charmed readers for generations with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This brand-new edition of the classic novel contains the original text by Michael Bond and illustrations by Peggy Fortnum.

Item No. 9780062312181
$9.99
A Crow of His Own (Hardcover)
Lambert, Megan Dowd

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Clyde is the new rooster at Sunrise Farm. But he's having trouble fitting in and replacing Larry--the beloved rooster whose wake-up calls were legendary. The cow, the gaggle of hens, and the sheep reminisce about Larry while poor Clyde fails to croon the farmyard awake with the same finesse. Clyde attempts to win over the farm by wearing an elaborate costume and putting on a show like Larry was known to do, but in the end, Clyde realizes that imitating Larry is not the way to succeed.

Awards

SELECTION 2016 - Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices
SELECTION 2016 - Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
HONOR 2016 - Ezra Jack Keats Book Award

Item No. 9781580894470
$16.95
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A Visit with Hector Fox Card
Sheckels, Astrid

Large greeting card with an illustratioAstrid Sheckels). Each card is created on eco-friendly glossy paper.

• Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" (when folded).
• Blank inside.
• Packaged in clear cello bag.

Item No. 74641270
$5.00
Abel's Island - Softcover
Steig, William

Abel's place in his familiar, mouse world has always been secure; he had an allowance from his mother, a comfortable home, and a lovely wife, Amanda. But one stormy August day, furious flood water carry him off and dump him on an uninhabited island. Despite his determination and stubborn resourcefulness--he tried crossing the river with boats and ropes and even on stepping-stones--Abel can't find a way to get back home.

Days, then weeks and months, pass. Slowly, his soft habits disappear as he forages for food, fashions a warm nest in a hollow log, models clay statues of his family for company, and continues to brood on the problem of how to get across the river--and home.

Abel's time on the island brings him a new understanding of the world he's separated from. Faced with the daily adventure of survival in his solitary, somewhat hostile domain, he is moved to reexamine the easy way of life he had always accepted and discovers skills and talents in himself that hold promise of a more meaningful life, if and when he should finally return to Mossville and his dear Amanda again.

Abel's Island is a 1976 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year, and a 1977 Newbery Honor Book.

Item No. 9780312371432
$6.99
Amos & Boris - Hardcover
William Steig
Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair of friends with nothing at all in common, except good hearts and a willingness to help their fellow mammal. They meet after Amos sets out to sea in his homemade boat, the Rodent, and soon finds himself in extreme need of rescue. Enter Boris. But there will come a day, long after Boris has gone back to a life of whaling about and Amos has gone back to his life of mousing around, when the tiny mouse must find a way to rescue the great whale.

The tender yet comical story of this friendship is recorded in text and pictures that are a model of rich simplicity. Here, with apparent ease and concealed virtuosity, Caldecott medalist William Steig brings two winning heroes to life.
 
Amos & Boris is a 1971 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year, Notable Children's Book of the Year, and Outstanding Book of the Year.
Item No. 9780374302788
$17.99
Amos & Boris - Softcover
Steig, William

Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair of friends with nothing at all in common, except good hearts and a willingness to help their fellow mammal. They meet after Amos sets out to sail the sea and finds himself in extreme need of rescue. And there will come a day, long after Boris has gone back to a life at sea and Amos has gone back to life on dry land, when the tiny mouse must find a way to rescue the great whale.

Amos & Boris is a 1971 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year, Notable Children's Book of the Year, and Outstanding Book of the Year.

Item No. 9780312535667
$8.99
An Extraordinary Egg - Softcover
Lionni, Leo
Illus. in full color. While taking a walk, three frogs discover what they
believe to be a chicken egg and eagerly wait for it to hatch. When a scaly,
four-legged creature with a long snoutful of teeth emerges a few days later,
the frogs are still convinced it's a chicken and are thrilled to have a new
friend. Soon the frogs and "chicken" are inseparable, at least until the day
"chicken" finds and returns to her mother...an enormous "hen" who looks
suspiciously like an alligator! "An "eggs/rmtraordinary treat from a master
storyteller."--School Library Journal." "Just the thing to lighten up a
picture-book hour."-- "Kirkus."
Item No. 9780679893851
$7.99
Arnold Lobel Postcard - Frog with Fiddle

4" x 6" postcard featuring artwork by Arnold Lobel.

Item No. 32994157
$1.00
Ashley Bryan Postcard - Beautiful Blackbird

4" x 6" postcard featuring artwork by Ashley Bryan from his book Beautiful Blackbird.

Item No. 16097E
$1.00
Astrid Sheckels Limited Edition Print - Sunset with Hector Fox
Astrid Sheckels

"And as night approached, the huddled closer together to stay warm . . ." (Hector Fox and the Giant Quest)

Limited Edition Giclee prints by Astrid Sheckels from Hector Fox and the Giant Quest. Paper measures 13.75"x15" and the printed area is 11.75x13". Professionally printed on archival watercolor stock and signed by the artist. Limited run of 25.

This print is perfect for a baby's nursery, for a lakeside cottage, animal-lovers of all ages, or anyone else who likes a bit of woodland whimsy!

Item No. 79824540
$95.00
Barbara McClintock Postcard - Heartaches of a French Cat
Item No. 16097G
$1.00
Big Screen Paddington 12" Soft Toy

This 12" plush Paddington Bear is ready for any sticky situation with his favorite sandwich - filled with marmalade - securely stitched to his paw. This accessory, made of thick, sewn together layers of soft plush and orange felt, is perfectly fitting because, as Paddington wisely suggests, it's important to have a spare sandwich in case of emergency!

Item No. 819303006394
$36.95
Boating with Hector Fox Card
Sheckels, Astrid

Greeting card with an illustration from the children's picture book "Hector Fox and the Giant Quest" (written and illustrated by Astrid Sheckels). Each card is created on eco-friendly glossy paper.

• Size: A2 - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" (when folded).
• Blank inside.
• Packaged in clear cello bag.

Item No. 26009196
$5.00
Celebrate with Hector Fox and Friends Cards
Sheckels, Astrid

A large greeting card with an illustration from the children's picture book "Hector Fox and the Raven's Revenge" (written and illustrated by Astrid Sheckels). Each card is created on eco-friendly glossy paper.

• Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" (when folded).
• Blank inside.
• Packaged in clear cello bag.

Item No. 95831023
$5.00
Crow of His Own (Paperback)
Lambert, Megan Dowd
Clyde is the new rooster at Sunrise Farm. But he's having trouble fitting in and replacing Larry--the beloved rooster whose wake-up calls were legendary. The cow, the gaggle of hens, and the sheep reminisce about Larry while poor Clyde fails to croon the farmyard awake with the same finesse. Clyde attempts to win over the farm by wearing an elaborate costume and putting on a show like Larry was known to do, but in the end, Clyde realizes that imitating Larry is not the way to succeed.

Awards

SELECTION 2016 - Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices
SELECTION 2016 - Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
HONOR 2016 - Ezra Jack Keats Book Award

Item No. 9781580894487
$7.99
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Doctor De Soto - Hardcover
William Steig
"Doctor De Soto, the dentist, did very good work." With the aid of his able assistant, Mrs. De Soto, he copes with the toothaches of animals large and small. His expertise is so great that his fortunate patients never feel any pain.

Since he's a mouse, Doctor De Soto refuses to treat "dangerous" animals--that is, animals who have a taste for mice. But one day a fox shows up and begs for relief from the tooth that's killing him. How can the kindhearted De Sotos turn him away? But how can they make sure that the fox doesn't give in to his baser instincts once his tooth is fixed? Those clever De Sotos will find a way.
 
Doctor De Soto is a 1982 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year, a 1983 Boston Globe - Horn Book Awards Honor Book for Picture Books, and a 1983 Newbery Honor Book.
Item No. 9780374318031
$18.99
Doctor De Soto - Softcover
Steig, William

A Newbery Honor Book from the creator of Shrek.

Doctor De Soto, the dentist, did very good work. With the aid of his able assistant, Mrs. De Soto, he copes with the toothaches of animals large and small. His expertise is so great that his fortunate patients never feel any pain.

Since he's a mouse, Doctor De Soto refuses to treat dangerous animals--that is, animals who have a taste for mice. But one day a fox shows up and begs for relief from the tooth that's killing him. How can the kindhearted De Sotos turn him away? But how can they make sure that the fox doesn't give in to his baser instincts once his tooth is fixed? Those clever De Sotos will find a way.

Item No. 9780312611897
$8.99
E.H. Shepard Postcard - Winnie the Pooh Pancakes

4" x 6" postcard featuring artwork by E.H. Shepard from The Pooh Cook Book

Item No. 32795885
$1.00
Emma Clark Postcard - Little Red Riding Hood

4" x 6" postcard featuring Little Red Riding Hood by Emma Clark.

Item No. 75083774
$1.00
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
$7.99
Fish is Fish - Hardcover
Lionni, Leo
Illus. in full color. A modern fable of a minnow who wants to follow his
tadpole friend--who becomes a frog--onto land. "A superior book, simple, but
eye-catching."-- "School Library Journal.
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Item No. 9780394804408
$17.99
Fish is Fish - Softcover
Lionni, Leo
Illus. in full color. A modern fable of a minnow who wants to follow his
tadpole friend--who becomes a frog--onto land. "A superior book, simple, but
eye-catching."-- "School Library Journal.
"
Item No. 9780394827995
$7.99
Frog 12" Soft Toy

Tall and relaxed, Frog's bright green plush body is perfect for cuddling. Dressed in a warm camel-colored coat with red felt buttons and yellow hand-stitches, brown corduroy pants, and a grosgrain ribbon belt, Frog's embroidered eyes and optimistic expression are sure to win friends fast. Pair with our Toad plush toy for a Frog and Toad complete set!

Item No. 588
$22.99
Frog And Toad All Year - Softcover
Lobel, Arnold
In 1957, Harper published its first I Can Read title, Little Bear, written by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Large type, simple vocabulary, chapter-like divisions, and decorative pictures made Little Bear perfect for emerging readers
Item No. 9780064440592
$4.99
Frog And Toad Are Friends - Softcover
Lobel, Arnold
In 1957, Harper published its first I Can Read title, Little Bear, written by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Large type, simple vocabulary, chapter-like divisions, and decorative pictures made Little Bear perfect for emerging readers
Item No. 9780064440202
$4.99