A Nest in Springtime (Bilingual Board Book)
Belle Yang

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In English and Mandarin Chinese, Belle Yang's bilingual board book celebrates the natural world with simple concepts and beautiful, bold illustrations.

In springtime, when wild geese come to nest, there are eggs for counting. But how many goslings will there be? And how many in the whole paddling family, when Papa and Mama join them? Tonal marks used in the book are explained in a final spread, along with a pinyin translation of the Chinese characters.

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Aaron and the Green Mountain Boys (Hardcover)
Gauch, Patricia Lee

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In 1777 Aaron Robinson was a brave nine-year old who could shoot a blackbird at one hundred paces and who could not wait to prove his skills in a rea battle. When word reached his small town of Bennington, Vermont, that the British Redcoats has just captured Fort Ticonderoga and were headed towards Bennington to take supplies stored nearby, Aaron thought he had his chance. He imagined himself carrying important messages to the generals, guarding his grandfather's tavern, or even fighting alongside the courages Green Mountain Boys. But every time Aaron offered his services, he was told to bake bread. How could baking bread help keep the enemy at bay?

Item No. 9781590783351
And the Cars Go

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Hop in for a droll read-aloud vrooming with sound words and intricate illustrations of all things that go.

What’s this? A huge traffic jam? But everyone’s in a hurry! There’s the family in the paneled station wagon (brrrm, brrrmm), packed to the roof rack with gear for the beach. There’s the be-hatted Duke and Duchess, out for a drive in their ornate Rolls Royce (whisper, whisper). Not to mention a yellow school bus bursting with kids in beanies (chug, chug), an overheating race car (bang, hissssss . . .), an ice-cream truck ("Mamma mia! My ice cream is melting!"), and other vehicles revving to go. Who — or what — could be holding them all up?

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Animal Cottage Magnetic Playboard

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Magnetic playboard with 28 magnets for hours of on-the-go fun. Comes with a foldable easel for a standing playboard. Ages 6 and up.

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Babar and the Ghost
Laurent de Brunhoff

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When the perfect afternoon hike turns stormy, Babar and his party take refuge in the Black Castle. Though his old friend Cornelius warns that the castle looks haunted, the children fearlessly go exploring and soon meet the ghost of Baron Bardula, a brave knight from long ago. The baron shows them around the castle, and the children beg him to return with them to Celesteville. But this ghost enjoys playing tricks on teh townsfolk - and grownups cannot see who the prankster is. The children love their invisible friend, but things are getting out of control. How will Babar bring peace and quiet back to Celesteville?

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Babar and the Wully Wully
Laurent de Brunhoff

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Babar's children Pom, Flora, and Alexander come across a strange little animal in the jungle one day. The Wully-Wully is a gentle, lovable creature who soon becomes a favorite in Celesteville, particularly with Flora. But Lord Rataxes the rhino spies the children playing with the little creature and kidnaps the Wully-Wully for himself. Babar's cousin Arthur attempts a rescue, but Rataxes imprisons him, and though Zephir the monkey manages to free Arthur and the Wully-Wully, the warlike rhino storms the elephants' city to take the creature back. In Laurent de Brunhoff's 1975 adventure for readers up to 8, it is little Flora who decides that she will have to go and talk to Rataxes herself.

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Babar's ABC

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Join Babar, Celeste, Arthur, Zephir, and the other denizens of Celesteville as they take beginning readers 4 to 6 on a lively romp through the alphabet. In this charming vocabulary book, crocodiles chase crows, geese go through the garden gate, kittens love kisses, and pigs wear purple pajamas. Originally published in 1983, the book combines small, simple panels with large scnese of firefighters at work and young elephants at the playground - and the unicorn in "U" finds a young elephant visiting his tapestry world.

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Babar's Birthday Surprise
Laurent de Brunhoff

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Babar's birthday is coming, and Queen Celeste has a big surprise planned. She's having a sculptor carve a giant statue of Babar into a mountainside. But Babar loves to ride right past the spot where the work is going on. How can the elephants and their friends keep their king's birthday surprise a secret? This sweet story shows young readers the joy of planning a surprise for a special friend.

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Babar's Little Girl
Laurent de Brunhoff

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Babar and Celeste have a new little girl named Isabelle. Playful, spunky, and curious, she is a natural explorer, and one day she wanders off to find Boover and Picardee, friends of the family who live in the Blue Valley. The three have a lovely day, playing, singing, and snacking, but back at home, everyone is in a panic wondering where Isabelle has gone. In this book for readers and listeners up to 8, Boover and Picardee realize the fastest way to get Isabell home is - how else? - by hang glider.

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Babar's Mystery
Laurent de Brunhoff

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During one of their visits to Celesteville-on-the-Sea, Babar's family is dismayed to find that a piano has een stolen from the Grand Hotel. A string of thefts follows, and though Babar's children think they've found a clue, their hunch turns out to be wrong. Luckily, Cousin Arthur is on the case, putting his sleuthing skills to the test. But even after Arthur catches the culprits red-handed, how will he and Babar capture the thieves?

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Betty Lou Blue
Nancy Crocker

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Betty Lou Blue had the world’s biggest feet.

Whackety, thwackety, flappety feet.

The other kids laughed when she whappeted by. "If those feet were wings," they would yell, "you could fly!"

Poor Betty Lou. It’s not easy being funny-looking, as this delightfully rhyming story illustrates. On the day of a huge snowfall, Betty Lou watches shyly as the other kids play in the park. Suddenly they’re trapped in the drifts! Now Betty Lou’s snowshoe-sized feet are looking quite handy. Perhaps this is her chance to be a hero?

Utterly quirky and full of fun, this winning tale celebrates generosity of spirit. Boris Kulikov has won much praise for his artwork and is perhaps best known for illustrating John Lithgow’s Carnival of the Animals. His lovely winter cityscapes and offbeat perspectives make a terrific pairing with firsttime author Nancy Crocker’s sprightly story. This is a funny, stylish book that will appeal to readers of any age (or shoe size!).

Item No. 9780803729377
Brown Bear Tracing Pad

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50 sheets of 9" x 12" tracing paper.

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Built By Angels
Mark Podwal MD

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As legend tells it, the Old-New Synagogue in Prague was built by angels, and later was home to a golem who remains locked away in the building to this day. In lyrical prose, Mark Podwal shares the story of the world's oldest active synagogue, which was completed in 1270. Throughout the years, this sacred place of prayer and celebration has endured plagues, wars, and the Nazi regime. Its story is part legend, part history, and one that stands as a testament to the perseverance of the Jewish people. Includes an author's note and bibliography.
Item No. 9780152066789
Butterflies & Flowers Pencil Tin

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Set of 24 bold quality colored pencils in decorative tin. Ages 5 and up.

Item No. 76003
Cats, Dogs, Men, Women, Ninnies & Clowns: The Lost Art of William Steig

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Children, octogenarians, and everyone in between know the work of William Steig, the beloved cartoonist and award-winning children’s book author whose work graced the covers and pages of the New Yorker for more than 70 years. In Cats, Dogs, Men, Women, Ninnies & Clowns: The Lost Art of William Steig, Jeanne Steig uncovers more than 450 never-before-published cartoons by her husband and provides personal insight and anecdotes about his work and her relationship with Bill, shedding new light on this celebrated genius.

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Chato Goes Cruisin
Soto, Gary

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!Chihuahua! what are two low-riding cats to do when they sign up for a cruise and end up on a ship full of dogs? Chato and Novio boy try to have fun, but they’re miserable watching endless games of bark at the Moon. plus, the dogs get sick from all their running around and excessive consumption of doggie treats. when the two cool cats go for help, they see the cruise they were meant to be on—a catamaran full of cats—and they have to decide whether to join the fun or be cats of their word. with extra storytelling in comic strips on each page, this ocean adventure is sure to garner laughs.

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Flash Cards

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Letters fall from coconut trees—or perhaps they're climbing them?—on these alphabet flash cards from Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, featuring Lois Ehlert's bold graphics. Each card has a capital letter in a polka dot frame on the front, while on the back, upper- and lower-case letters seemingly swing from the trees. Perfect for preschool classrooms or prereader playrooms, this flash card set features big cards (8 × 10 inches) and big graphics based on Ehlert's illustrations. The set is presented in a colorful flip-open box and includes a folded poster that opens to larger than 30 × 20 inches.

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Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger

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It is a dark time at McQuarrie Middle School in this hilarious sequel to The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, for readers 8 to 11. After suffering several humiliations due to Dwight and his Origami Yoda finger puppet, Harvey decides to strike back with his own puppet, Darth Paper, and manages to get Dwight suspended from school. Origami Yoda pleads with Dwight's friends Tommy and Kellen to create a case file - with such escapades as "Origami Yoda and the Pre-eaten Wiener," "Origami Yoda and the Exploding Pizza Bagels," and "Origami Yoda and the Wonderland: The Musical" - that will show how Dwight's presence benefits McQuarrie. But Harvey and Darth Paper have a plan to make Dwight's suspension permanent.

Item No. 70424
Alice B. McGinty

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Filled with the fascinating words of Charles Darwin—designed as handwritten entries—this picture book biography reveals the assembling of a profound idea: the survival of the fittest. Two hundred years after his birth, 150 years after the publication of his ORIGIN OF SPECIES, this thought-provoking, splendidly ilustrated account invites us into the private thoughts, hopes and fears of a soul who forever changed the way we see the world.
Item No. 9780618995318
Do Not Build A Frankenstein
Numberman, Neil

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A Frankenstein is big.

He could push you really high on the swing. He'd never get tired of giving you rides on his shoulder.

A Frankenstein would be the perfect new best friend.

Maybe you could build one. . . .



Whatever you do, Do Not Build a Frankenstein!

Item No. 9780061568169
Dog & Bear - Three to Get Ready
Laura Vaccaro Seeger

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Uh-oh. Bear's head is stuck in a bucket. Oh, my. Oh, no. Fortunately Bear's good friend Dog is there to rescue him. Dog pulls, and he pulls, and he pulls—and still that bucket stays stuck. Things get sillier from there, as these two great friends get themselves into and out of tricky situations involving a very bouncy bed and a very messy room.
Item No. 9781596433960
Dog & Bear - Two's Company
Laura Vaccaro Seeger

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In three new stories, the two dearest of friends celebrate Bear's birthday, have their first falling out, and take care of each other when Dog is under the weather.

Dog and Bear: Two's Company is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Item No. 9781596432734
Eric Carle Birth Announcements

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All of the Eric Carle stationery features 8 cards and 8 envelopes and Eric Carle's delighful artwork of animals: Eric Carle Birthday Thank-Yous Eric Carle Birthday Invites Eric Carle Baby Shower Invites Eric Carle Baby Shower Thank-Yous Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Boy) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Girl) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Neutral) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers)

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Eric Carle Boy Birth Announcement

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All of the Eric Carle stationery features 8 cards and 8 envelopes and Eric Carle's delighful artwork of animals: Eric Carle Birthday Thank-Yous Eric Carle Birthday Invites Eric Carle Baby Shower Invites Eric Carle Baby Shower Thank-Yous Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Boy) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Girl) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Neutral) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers)

Item No. 9780811876117
Every Friday
Dan Yaccarino

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No day is better than Friday!

Friday is my favorite day.
All week long, a boy and his father look forward to their Friday ritual—breakfast at their favorite diner. The leisurely walk through the neighborhood is just as good as the pancakes at the end.

Dan Yaccarino’s bright, distinctive art style and sweet, simple story about father-son bonding make Every Friday an all-around crowd-pleaser. The weekly tradition will appeal to children who have similar routines with their parents, and kids who don’t have such a tradition will be asking their dads to start one! It’s a perfect gift book, too—just in time for Father’s Day.
Every Friday is a 2007 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year and a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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