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Dream Snow (Hardcover)
Carle, Eric

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It's December 24th, and the old farmer settles down for a winter's nap, wondering how Christmas can come when there is no snow! It is in his dream that he imagines a snowstorm coming and covering him and his animals--named One, Two, Three, Four and Five--in a snowy blanket.

But when the farmer...

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Audubon: On the Wings of the World
Grolleau, Fabien


At the start of the nineteenth century, John James Audubon embarked upon an epic ornithological quest across America with nothing but his artist' s materials, an assistant, a gun and an all-consuming passion for birds...

This beautiful volume tells the story of an incredible artist...

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Before After
Ramstein, Anne-Margot

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Which came first? No words are necessary in this beautiful, artfully humorous book, in which every turn of the page offers a surprise.

Everyone knows that a tiny acorn grows into a mighty oak and a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. But in this clever, visually enchanting volume, it's also...

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Blank Flipbooks

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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.
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Dragon Puppet 3-head Blue

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As anyone with a sibling knows, brothers and sisters sometimes don't get...

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Chirri & Chirra
Doi, Kaya


The first book in a completely charming series by a well-known Japanese author and illustrator, Chirri & Chirra introduces two girl characters who go on wonderful adventures together through the natural world. Vibrant, lively, and astonishingly sweet in a pure, unsentimental way,...

Item No. 9781592701995
Ed Emberley
Neelon, Caleb

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Ed Emberley shies away from calling himself an artist and instead likes to say that "he draws pictures for a living." Now in his eighties, Ed Emberley is a Caldecott award-winning children's book illustrator and writer who has been creating original books since the 1960s. He has written and...

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First Cat in Space #2: Soup of Doom
Barnett, Mac

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Award-winning creators Mac Barnett and Shawn Harris are back with the second volume in the bestselling The First Cat in Space graphic novel series! Secret tales of woe, hilarious new characters, and dangerous plans of sabotage will keep readers delighted and laughing until the...

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Garlic and the Witch
Paulsen, Bree

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Bree Paulsen's brave little protagonist, Garlic, is back in this charmingly illustrated standalone companion to Garlic and the Vampire, serving up another tale of friendship, magic, and self-discovery. Give both books to readers who fell in love with Tidesong or ...

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Gashlycrumb Tinies Socks (Adult)

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"A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears...

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Perrin, Clotilde

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A funny fairy tale hide-and-seek

An exquisite fairy tale lift-the-flaps hide-and-seek from the international bestselling author of Inside the Villains.

"Quick, hide!" Chased by monsters - a hairball, a stinkwart and a creeper - each hairier and stinkier...

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Forrest-Pruzan Creative

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Perfect for individual inspiration or as an after-dinner game with friends or family, Haikubes is a set of 63 word cubes that is attractive enough to display on the coffee table. Simply roll the cubes and use the words that come up to create an expressive haiku. Includes two cubes with...
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Hermit Crab Finger Puppet
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Kahlo Art Tattoos
Kahlo, Frida

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One of the 20th century's most original artists, Frida Kahlo often incorporated themes from Mexican folk art while bluntly recording on canvas many of her personal passions. Details from four of the artist's extraordinary paintings have been adapted for this ready-to-wear tattoo collection: the...
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Probert, Tim

New York Times bestselling author Kazu Kibuishi says of Lightfall: "Beautifully drawn. Tim Probert has created a world readers will want to visit."

For fans of Amulet and middle grade readers who love sweeping worlds like Star Wars, the first book of the...

Item No. 9780062990464
Little Witch Hazel
Wahl, Phoebe

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An earthy and beautiful collection of four stories that celebrate the seasons, nature, and life, from award-winning author-illustrator Phoebe Wahl.

Little Witch Hazel is a tiny witch who lives in the forest, helping creatures big and small. She's a midwife, an intrepid explorer, a hard...

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Stickers-Little Witch Hazel
Wahl, Phoebe
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Match a Leaf Tree Memory Game
Match a Leaf Tree Memory Game
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Mini Monster Scented Markers

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It doesn’t get any cuter than the Mini Monster Scented Markers. Your...

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Minilingo! Bilingual Memory Game Japanese/English


A Family Choice and a National Parenting Center Award winner!

Get the whole family together for endless hours of fun with 42 versatile and educational Japanese /English bilingual flashcards that can be used for playing memory and snap, or as simple learning cards!


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Mushroom Rain
Zimmermann, Laura K

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What can smell like bubble gum, glow neon green at night, be poisonous and yet still eaten by humans, and even help create rain? The answer is mushrooms! From their hidden networks underground to the fruiting body above, mushrooms can do incredible things. But don't call them plants--mushrooms...

Item No. 9781534111509
Narwhal and Jelly Doll
Clanton, Ben

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Back by popular demand! For a limited time only, Narwhal and Jelly are back, bigger and better than ever! These two unlikely best friends are ready to welcome you to their pod and swim off on imaginary underwater adventures. Narwhal and Jelly are made of silky-soft fabric with embroidered details....
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Trinick, Loveday


This stunning new offering from the Welcome to the Museum series guides readers around the world's oceans, from sandy shorelines to the darkest depths.

This stunning new offering from the Welcome to the Museum series guides readers around the world's oceans, from sandy shorelines to the...

Item No. 9781536223811
Agee, Jon

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The ultimate celebration for the palindromic year 2002!

What exactly is "palindromania"? It's the inability to see the word STRAW without thinking WARTS. It's the powerful impulse to reverse the name OPRAH to make it HARPO. It's the uncontrollable urge to buy A TOYOTA. It's an...

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Piglet Small Plush

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Super-soft 9" plush toy inspired by the...

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