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Books about Birthdays

Happy Birthday from the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric
Say Happy Birthday! with this New York Times best seller, a gorgeous little gift book from The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of everyone's special day. This beautiful book features Eric Carle's bright, colorful artwork of birthday surprises--...

Item No. 9781524790820
$8.99
A Birthday for Cow
Thomas, Jan
Pig and Mouse are hard at work baking the best birthday cake EVER for Cow. But it would be a lot easier if Duck weren't hanging around, yammering on about turnips or some nonsense. (Sheesh!) With all this silliness going on, how will they manage to throw Cow a spectacular birthday party?...
Item No. 9780544174245
$7.99
A Birthday for Cow!
Thomas, Jan

Staff Pick

Perfect for fans of Elephant...
Item No. 9780544850026
$9.99
A Letter to Amy - Softcover
Keats, Ezra Jack

Peter's having a birthday party and he's inviting all of his friends. But only one friend - a girl - is getting a letter in the mail. "This way it's sort of special." A windy rainstorm changes Peter's plans, and now he doesn't know if Amy will ever come to the party!

Generations of children have read, re-read, and loved Ezra Jack Keats's award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends. Now, for the first time, "Peter's Chair", "A Letter to Amy", and "Goggles!" are available in paperback exclusively from Puffin. "A master of ingenious...
Item No. 9780140564426
$7.99
Alfie
Heder, Thyra

Staff Pick


Discover the friendship between a girl and her turtle--from both points of view--in this award-winning picture book from the author of How Do You Dance? and The Bear Report
An ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Book

Nia loves Alfie, her pet turtle. But he's not very...

Item No. 9781419725296
$18.99
Bear Can't Wait
Wilson, Karma
Bear tries his best to be patient in this newest addition to the bestselling Bear Books series.

Patience might be a virtue but waiting is so hard! On a beautiful sunny afternoon, Bear can't sit still because he's got a surprise planned for his good friend Hare. He hustles and bustles and...

Item No. 9781481459754
$17.99
Big Red Lollipop
Khan, Rukhsana
Rubina has been invited to her first birthday party, and her mother, Ami, insists that she bring her little sister along. Rubina is mortified, but she can't convince Ami that you just don't bring your younger sister to your friend's party. So both girls go, and not only does Sana demand to win...
Item No. 9780670062874
$16.99
Birthday Monsters
Boynton, Sandra

Staff Pick

You hear the door come crashing down - Those Birthday Monsters are in town!
Item No. 9781563054433
$7.95
Bunny Cakes
Wells, Rosemary
It's Grandma's birthday, and Max wants to make her an icky, worm-infested cake. But Ruby says, No, Max. We are going to make Grandma an angel surprise cake, with raspberry-fluff icing. Will Max let his bossy older sister keep him out of the kitchen? Or will they both become bunnies who bake?
Item No. 9780140566673
$6.99
Don't Wake Up the Tiger
Teckentrup, Britta
Tiger is fast asleep. But -- oh dear! -- she's completely blocking the way. Just how will the animals get past without waking her up? Luckily, Frog has an excellent idea. Holding his balloon, he floats right over sleeping Tiger! Fox is next, followed by Tortoise, Mouse, and Stork, but it will be...
Item No. 9780763689964
$17.99
Esme's Birthday Conga Line
Heuer, Lourdes
Esme always has a plan. A funny and sweet early illustrated chapter book about a problem-solving girl who has to manage her own birthday bash. For fans of Dory Fantasmagory.

Esme lives with her grandparents on the uppermost floor of the topmost best building. It's her birthday....

Item No. 9780735269408
$12.99
Going Up
Lee, Sherry J
An elevator ride to a birthday party turns into a shared experience bursting with joy in this multicultural story about community, togetherness and the special feeling of belonging. Today is Olive's birthday party, and Sophie and her dad have baked cookies. Sophie's dad holds the platter so Sophie...
Item No. 9781525301131
$17.99
Happy Birthday To You/Zoo-PB
de Groat, Diane

That meanie Lewis always teases Gilbert. So why would Lewis invite Gilbert to his birthday party? Gilbert goes to the party armed with a cheerful grin, a brightly wrapped package-and a plan to get even for Lewis's rotten behavior. But this birthday has a much bigger surprise in store for Gilbert...

Item No. 9780060010294
$6.99
Hapy Birthday Bad Kitty Graphic Novel
Bruel, Nick

Now in graphic novel!

The phenomenally successful Bad Kitty series is purr-fect for fans of Dav Pilkey's Dog Man and Ben Clanton's Narwhal and Jelly series, reluctant readers, comic book fans, and cranky cats.

It's Bad Kitty's birthday, and you're invited!

...

Item No. 9781250765345
$13.99
Harriet Gets Carried Away
Sima, Jessie
From the author and illustrator of the bestselling Not Quite Narwhal comes a sweet and funny story about remembering where you belong, no matter how far you roam, or what you're wearing when you get there.

Harriet loves costumes. She wears them to the dentist, to the...

Item No. 9781481469111
$18.99
How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday?
Yolen, Jane
Surprise! Our bestselling little dinosaurs are back for a BIG birthday celebration!

Everyone has a birthday, and from riotous birthday parties to the excitement of being one year older, having a birthday is the highlight of a young child's year. All little dinosaurs love to get presents, and...
Item No. 9780545153539
$7.99
Letters to Open on Your Birthday
Redmond, Lea
Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever.

Letters to Open on Your Birthday will inspire you (or a group of loved ones) to wish someone a very happy birthday. Tell them how much they mean to you and share your hopes for them in the year ahead.

Each letter is printed with a...

Item No. 9781452159454
$14.95
Ling & Ting: Share a Birthday - Autographed
Lin, Grace

Autographed for you by Grace Lin! Please leave any personalization requests in box below.


Ling & Ting are twins. They share a birthday. They bake cakes, and they make birthday wishes. They tell stories and wrap gifts. They also share a birthday secret! The simple text and colorful art makes this early reader a perfect choice for children learning to read.
Item No. 9780316184045
$4.99
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Moomin & the Birthday Button
Tove Jansson
On his birthday, Moomintroll wakes up full of excitement. It will surely be the most wonderful day. But when his friends all seem to be too busy to help him celebrate, it doesn’t feel wonderful at all—until a happy surprise comes knocking. Kids will be amused to see that even in placid...
Item No. 9780374350505
$13.99
My Party, Mi Fiesta
Raúl the Third

In this festive bilingual Spanish and English board book from New York Times bestselling, Pura Belpré Award-winning author-illustrator Raúl the Third, join Coco Rocho and friends from the World of ¡Vamos! as they gather everything to throw a grand fiesta!

Throwing...

Item No. 9780358394723
$7.99
Oh, Bear
Greenberg, Melissa Nelson

Staff Pick

Bear receives a bright yellow kite for his birthday and flies it until . . . it gets stuck in a tree and rips. Oh, Bear. Lucky for Bear, Bird is busy building a nest and flies his broken kite home, where an even better surprise awaits him. A story about nature, renewal, and friendship--the...
Item No. 9781944903596
$16.95
Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party
Watt, Mélanie
In the fifth book, Scaredy Squirrel plans his own birthday and surprise!... things get very crowded. Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one - but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive.He's back! Scaredy Squirrel, the loveable...
Item No. 9781554537167
$7.95
Sometimes Cake
Wyatt, Edwina
Have you ever wanted to celebrate an unbirthday? Or just an ordinary day? A charming story of friendship--and appreciating the small stuff.

Sometimes it's your birthday. And sometimes it isn't. But even if it's not your birthday, it's still important to celebrate everyday things...

Item No. 9781536217810
$17.99
Starcrossed
Denos, Julia
A resonant story of two friends trying to maintain their relationship from afar with dazzling results, filled with wishes, curiosity, and bravery. From award-winning author-illustrator Julia Denos.

She was made of blood and bones, and he was made of space and stars. ...

Item No. 9780358153955
$18.99
The Birthday Ball - Softcover
Lowry, Lois
A wry, dry, laugh-out-loud princess tale by the hilarious Lois Lowry, with illustrations by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer.Princess Patricia Priscilla is bored with her royal life and the excitement surrounding her sixteenth birthday ball. Doomed to endure courtship by three...
Item No. 9780547577104
$6.99