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Bedtime Full of Stories
McAllister, Angela
Look forward to bedtime with this richly illustrated treasury of 50 bedtime stories from around the world, each the perfect length to read aloud.

There's always time for a bedtime story, so snuggle up and get ready to drift off to the land of nod with this collection of magical tales...

Item No. 9780711249547
Card-Beeyond Grateful

4.25" x  5.5" greeting card featuring artwork by Becca Stadtlander. Blank inside with coordinating envelope. 

Item No. BEC1429
Bees: A Honeyed History
Socha, Piotr

  Staff Pick

One part science, one part cultural history, and countless parts fascination, Bees: A Honeyed History is a picture book that celebrates the important role that these intriguing insects have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages, and today.

"Goes beyond the scientific (...

Item No. 9781419726156
Beeswax Egg Shaped Crayons

Especially designed for toddlers, these fun and functional egg-shaped crayons are easy for little hands to grasp and hold!

- Unique egg shape provides the control young children need to draw and color.
- Set of 6 bright, basic colors - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple!...

Item No. 9781441342942
Before Morning
Sidman, Joyce

  Staff Pick


There are planes to fly and buses to catch, but a child uses the power of words, in the form of an invocation, to persuade fate to bring her family a snow day -- a day slow and unhurried enough to spend at home together.

In a spare text that reads as pure song and illustrations of...

Item No. 9780547979175
Beneath the Moon: Fairy Tales, Myths and Divine Stories from Around the World
Yoshitani, Yoshi
Powerful and universal retellings of seventy-eight divine stories, legends, and myths from around the world, each accompanied by a gorgeous illustration from acclaimed artist Yoshi Yoshitani.

Many of the lessons we learn are shared stories passed among cultures and generations. In this...

Item No. 9781984857224
Better Than New: A Recycle Tale / Mejor que Nuevo: Un cuenta de reciclaje
Broder, Robert

"Will You Help Me?"

Isidora and Julian, playing in the Chilean ocean, hear a plaintive cry -- a sea lion is tangled in an abandoned fishing net. They free their ocean friend then consider what to do with the net. With the help of a bird building its nest, they recycle it into...

Item No. 9781952338038
Big Bath House
Maclear, Kyo
A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY New York Public Library - NPR - Publishers Weekly - Kirkus Reviews - Horn...

Item No. 9780593181959
Big Tree
Selznick, Brian

The fate of all life on Earth may depend on the bravery of two little seeds in this epic adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling creator and Caldecott Medalist of The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

"The tale of the natural world is the greatest story we have...

Item No. 9781338180633
Black Heroes of the Wild West
Smith, James Otis
Exploring American history and finding diversity at its roots!

This graphic novel by JAMES OTIS SMITH celebrates the extraordinary true tales of three black heroes who took control of their destinies and stood up for their communities in the Old West. Born into slavery in...

Item No. 9781943145522
Black is a Rainbow Color
Joy, Angela

A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.

Red is a rainbow color.
Green sits next to blue.
Yellow, orange, violet, indigo,
They are rainbow colors, too, but...

Item No. 9781626726314
Black is Brown is Tan (Hardcover)
Adoff, Arnold

Brown-skinned mama, the color of chocolate milk and pumpkin pie. White-skinned daddy, not the color of milk or snow, but light with pinks and tiny tans. And their two children, the beautiful colors of both.

For an all-American family, full of joy, warmth, and love...

Item No. 9780060287764
Black is Brown is Tan (Softcover)
Adoff, Arnold

Brown-skinned mama, the color of chocolate milk and pumpkin pie. White-skinned daddy, not the color of milk or snow, but light with pinks and tiny tans. And their two children, the beautiful colors of both.

For an all-American family, full of joy, warmth, and love...

Item No. 9780064436441
Blank Flipbooks

  Staff Pick

Ideal for creating flip animations, mini storybooks, or for sketching! Sturdy paper won't bleed through, but is flexible enough to bend and flip. 3 flipbooks with 90 sheets (180 pages) each. 2-1/2x 4-1/4 (6.4 cm x 10.8 cm). Flexible cardstock covers.
Item No. 9781441335050
Cronin, Doreen
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Small comes a picture book about how an extraordinary "ordinary" girl can save a kingdom with the help of a mud fairy.

A glass kingdom is no place for a Mud Fairy. Bloom and her...

Item No. 9781442406209
Blueberries For Sal (Softcover)
McCloskey, Robert
What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A Caldecott Honor Book!

Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing...

Item No. 9780140501698
Blueberries for Sal Canvas Pouch

100% cotton canvas pouch featuring cover artwork from Robert McCloskey's Blueberries for Sal. Measures 9" x 6" and features a zipper enclosure. Made in the USA. Purchase of this pouch sends one book to a community in need.

Pair it with...

Item No. 9780593274453
Blueberries for Sal Tote Bag

100% cotton canvas tote bag featuring cover artwork from Robert McCloskey's Blueberries for Sal. Measures 15" x 17" and features 11" straps and an inner pocket. Made in the USA. Purchase of...

Item No. 9780593276624
Staake, Bob
"Like nothing you have seen before," raves Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as...

Item No. 9780375870378
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...

Item No. 26009196
Bodies are Cool
Feder, Tyler

This cheerful love-your-body picture book for preschoolers is an exuberant read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.

From the acclaimed creator of Dancing at the Pity Party and Roaring Softly, this picture book is a pure celebration of all the different...

Item No. 9780593112625
Boo Baa La La La
Boynton, Sandra
Told and illustrated by Sandra Boynton with charm and pizzazz, Boo! Baa, La La La! is a captivating Halloween story, and a long-lost cousin of her classic Moo, Baa, La La La!

Follow the gentle cow as she ventures out into the moonlit night, trying to discover who it...

Item No. 9781534452831
Book Lover's Advent Calendar
Owen, Weldon
A literary advent calendar with twenty-five days of bookish surprises for the coziest reading month of the year!

The Book Lover's Advent Calendar is the perfect Christmas countdown for anyone who would rather be reading.

Add a little more bookish magic and wonder to...

Item No. 9798886740905
Bookstore Cats Canvs Tote Bag

Bookstores. Cats. Life is Sweet.

What else do you need? Show your love of life's essentials with this canvas tote bag.

  • 100% cotton canvas
  • Color: natural
  • Inner pocket
  • Flat tote
  • 14" w x 18" h
  • 11" canvas strap (hanging)
  • Made in the...
Item No. 9780593276730
Bouquet Notecard Set

Blank notecard featuring beautiful bouquet illustration from Eric Carle's FRIENDS. Perfectly sized for a short note or thank you cards. Size: 4.25" x 5.5". Set of...

Item No. 296938SET