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A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

Sisters First Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316534789
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 2019

A lovely, lyrical ode to the magic of sisterhood by beloved former first daughters and bestselling authors Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush.


Caveboy Crush Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Joseph Kuefler (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419736568
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 12th, 2019

Pluto Gets the Call Cover Image
By Adam Rex, Laurie Keller (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414532
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Published: Beach Lane Books - November 12th, 2019

Pluto gets a call from Earth telling him he isn’t a planet anymore, so he sets out on a journey through the solar system to find out why in this funny and fact-filled romp that’s perfect for fans of The Scrambled States of America.

Pluto loves being a planet.


One More Hug Cover Image
By Megan Alexander, Hiroe Nakata (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534429710
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Published: Aladdin - November 12th, 2019

From Inside Edition’s national correspondent Megan Alexander comes a heartwarming picture book in the tradition of The Wonderful Things You Will Be that shows us there’s always time for one more hug as a young boy starts his day and his journey through life.

A tree branch tapping on a window, a pretend sword breaking in two, the skreeeetch of a school


The Perfect Seat Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Gus Gordon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368020046
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 12th, 2019

This child and their parent are almost ready for story time--but first, they must find the perfect seat! This cozy picturebook by Drawn Together author Minh Lê takes readers through various opposites ("Too rough! Too slippery!") as his characters search for just the right spot.


Wild Honey from the Moon Cover Image
By Kenneth Kraegel, Kenneth Kraegel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763681692
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Published: Candlewick - November 5th, 2019

In an epic adventure like no other, an unflappable mother will stop at nothing to find a cure for her ailing young son — even if it means traveling to the moon itself.

Where are you going?”
To the moon. A quick trip.”
But you can’t fly.”


I Am Perfectly Designed Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250232212
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - November 5th, 2019

I Am Perfectly Designed is an exuberant celebration of loving who you are, exactly as you are, from Karamo Brown, the Culture Expert of Netflix's hit series Queer Eye, and Jason Brown—featuring illustrations by Anoosha Syed.


Bad Dog Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984847973
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

The differences between cats and dogs have never been funnier! In this hilarious new story from the illustrator of I Don't Want to Be a Frog, a little girl really, really wants a dog . . . but gets a cat instead!


The Boy and the Bear Cover Image
By Sarah Massini, Sarah Massini (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536208146
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Published: Nosy Crow - November 5th, 2019

When a lonely little boy receives an invitation to play written on a paper boat, it seems that he has finally found the best friend he’s been longing for. But Bear isn’t quite the playmate the boy had imagined. Bear may not know how to play games, but when he starts to build a tree house, the boy is intrigued and a magical summer begins.


One Snowy Morning Cover Image
By Kevin Tseng, Dana Wulfekotte (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780735230415
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Published: Dial Books - November 5th, 2019

Two woodland friends spot a mysterious pile of snow decked out with funny objects which they put to use in unintended and highly original ways, proving that things are what you make of them


The Bad Mood Cover Image
By Moritz Petz, Amélie Jackowski (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9780735843875
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Published: NorthSouth Books - November 5th, 2019

Sometimes a bad mood can be contagious!

Badger got up one morning feeling very grumpy. "Humph!" Badger said to himself. What was the point of being in a bad mood if nobody noticed? he thought. So Badger headed out, slamming the door behind him. Badger spreads his bad mood far and wide, greeting all his friends with angry, rude remarks that put them in bad moods, too.


Everybody Says Meow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062689887
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Published: HarperCollins - November 5th, 2019

“The messages of inclusion and acceptance are welcome. An enjoyable addition to noisy storytimes.” Kirkus


Some Snow Is... Cover Image
By Ellen Yeomans, Andrea Offermann (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399547546
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

Lyrical poetry and stunning paintings showcase the surprise, the fun, and the beauty of everyone's favorite winter adventure: snow!

Some snow is First Snow,
we've waited for so long snow.
Is it really snow snow
or only heavy rain?


What's Next? Cover Image
By Timothy Knapman, Jane McGuinness (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536209891
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Published: Candlewick - November 5th, 2019

An inquisitive baby badger is drawn to discover the world outside his den in an endearing, delightfully illustrated father-and-child story.


The Shortest Day Cover Image
By Susan Cooper, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763686987
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Published: Candlewick - October 22nd, 2019

In this seasonal treasure, Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper’s beloved poem heralds the winter solstice, illuminated by Caldecott Honoree Carson Ellis’s strikingly resonant illustrations.

So the shortest day came,
and the year died . . .


Sunny Day: A Celebration of the Sesame Street Theme Song Cover Image
By Joe Raposo, Various (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984848185
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

Superstar illustrators celebrate the iconic Sesame Street theme song with stunning original art in this one-of-a-kind picture book!


Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review


Kevin the Unicorn: It's Not All Rainbows Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984814302
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Published: Dial Books - October 22nd, 2019

A unicorn's bad day turns into a laugh-out-loud look at the pressure to be perfect and the importance of expressing your feelings


Herring Hotel Cover Image
By Didier Lévy, Serge Bloch (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780500652121
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 22nd, 2019

An enchanting story about a boy living in a hotel who befriends an eccentric old lady claiming to be a queen in exile.


Driftwood Days Cover Image
By William Miniver, Charles Vess (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780802853707
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

Good Night, Little Blue Truck Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328852137
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

The #1 New York Times Bestseller
Beep! Beep! Beep! It’s time for sleep. Say goodnight with Little Blue Truck and friends!
 
A storm is brewing and Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are hurrying home for bed. But who can sleep with all that racket? It’s not long before other friends show up seeking safety from the storm.


Gus and the Greatest Catch of All Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624148194
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Published: Page Street Kids - October 22nd, 2019

Gus was the best fisherman in all of town…no contest (although he’d won many).

Gus is trying to break his own record of most fish ever caught. When he falls overboard, he must change his tactics. He follows a clever, shape-shifting school of fish and comes to realize that it’s more fun when fish are friends, not food.


A Big Bed for Little Snow Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316478366
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

A companion to the Caldecott Honor book A Big Mooncake for Little Star!

A heartwarming and tender picture book introducing readers to their first snow, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin.

When it was quiet, Little Snow grinned and then jumped, jumped, jumped!


Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534451865
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Published: Aladdin - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!

A visit to Washington, DC’s National Portrait Gallery forever alters Parker Curry’s young life when she views First Lady Michelle Obama’s portrait.

When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sherald’s transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, she didn’t just s


The Traveler's Gift: A Story of Loss and Hope Cover Image
By Danielle Davison, Anne Lambelet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624147654
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Published: Page Street Kids - October 8th, 2019

Liam loved his father’s stories of life at sea. But one day, his father’s ship doesn’t return, and Liam’s love of stories fades. Then the Traveler, a mysterious old man who spins stories with a magical beard like a tapestry, arrives, reminding Liam of his father.


Caspian Finds a Friend: (Picture Book about Friendship for Kids, Bear Book for Children) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452137803
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 15th, 2019

Caspian Finds a Friend is an imaginative picture book about how the power to change our world lies within ourselves.

Caspian lives in a lighthouse surrounded by a cold gray-blue sea—every day, he watches, wishing for a friend, but no one comes. So, Caspian decides that wishing is not enough.


The Love Letter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062741578
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

* An Indie Next List Pick *

“Appealing illustrations combine with a timely message that one kind act can start a chain reaction of kindness. A sweet and far-from-cloying ode to love.” —Kirkus


Mini Rabbit Is Not Lost Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443581
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Published: Neal Porter Books - October 8th, 2019

Mini Rabbit is prepared to travel far and wide when he and Mother Rabbit realize they've run out of berries for the cake they're baking. And really, it's all about cake.


Love and the Rocking Chair Cover Image
By Diane Dillon, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon (Illustrator), Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Leo Dillon (Text by), Diane Dillon (Text by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338332650
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - October 15th, 2019

Two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon celebrate the love we feel for our children in this touching, multi-generational story about the lasting power of family.


Please Don't Eat Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316315258
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Beloved author-illustrator Liz Climo is back with a hilarious take on (reluctant) friendship that will appeal to fans of We Don't Eat Our Classmates and I Want My Hat Back!

When a carefree bunny is approached by a voracious bear in the woods, Bunny has just one request: "Please don't eat me."


The Hike: (Nature Book for Kids, Outdoors-Themed Picture Book for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452174617
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 8th, 2019

The Hike is a plucky and sweet adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers set out to conquer the outdoors intheir local forest.

Here is the best and worst of any hike: from picnics to puffing and panting, deer-sighting to detours.


T. Rex Time Machine: Dinos in De-Nile Cover Image
By Jared Chapman (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452161556
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 8th, 2019

Two T. Rexes are whisked away by their time machine to ancient Egypt, where King Tut mistakes them for Sobek, god of the Nile. They are treated to glorious feasts and magnificent tours. But when the aliens land—they're in the middle of constructing the pyramids—and expose the supposed gods as mere dinosaurs, everyone's mad. Will the dinosaurs escape?


Good Night, Little Blue Truck Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328852137
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

The #1 New York Times Bestseller
Beep! Beep! Beep! It’s time for sleep. Say goodnight with Little Blue Truck and friends!
 
A storm is brewing and Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are hurrying home for bed. But who can sleep with all that racket? It’s not long before other friends show up seeking safety from the storm.


This Is Not That Kind of Book Cover Image
By Christopher Healy, Ben Mantle (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525580294
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

This is a book that answers all the kids who have ever posed the question What kind of book is it?


Herring Hotel Cover Image
By Didier Lévy, Serge Bloch (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780500652121
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Thames & Hudson - October 22nd, 2019

An enchanting story about a boy living in a hotel who befriends an eccentric old lady claiming to be a queen in exile.


Max and Marla Are Flying Together Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525515661
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Published: Philomel Books - October 8th, 2019

From the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of She Persisted comes a book about friendship, flying, and facing your fears together.


My Singing Nana Cover Image
By Pat Mora, Alyssa Bermudez (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433830211
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Published: Magination Press - October 15th, 2019

"Always amigos "

My Singing Nana is a compassionate tribute to families dealing with Alzheimer's Disease. This story celebrates the ideals of family, heritage, and happy memories, showing kids that no matter how their loved one might change they always have ways to maintain their special connection.


Camilla, Cartographer Cover Image
By Julie Dillemuth, Laura Wood (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433830334
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Published: American Psychological Association (APA) - October 8th, 2019

Camilla loves maps. Old ones, new ones, she loves them all She often imagines what it must have been like to explore and discover a new path for the first time. One morning, Camilla wakes up to a huge snow storm. Her neighbor Parsley can't find the path to the creek.


Driftwood Days Cover Image
By William Miniver, Charles Vess (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780802853707
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

Stretchy McHandsome Cover Image
By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803741218
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Published: Dial Books - October 8th, 2019

A handsome and totally fetching street cat with a penchant for trouble stars in the new picture book by Judy Schachner, creator of the inimitable, irrepressible Skippyjon Jones


Just In Case You Want to Fly Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443444
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Published: Neal Porter Books - October 8th, 2019

A perfect book to share with the little ones you love, from bestselling author Julie Fogliano and Christian Robinson, Caldecott Honoree and author-illustrator of Another.

just in case you want to fly
here's some wind
and here's the sky


I Knew You Could Do It! Cover Image
By Nancy Tillman, Nancy Tillman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250113771
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 15th, 2019

Here comes another heartfelt picture book from bestselling author Nancy Tillman, this time about resilience and reaching one's goals.

I knew you could do it!
I knew that you could!

Of everyone out there
I knew that you would.


Cats Are a Liquid Cover Image
By Rebecca Donnelly, Misa Saburi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250206596
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 8th, 2019

Celebrate cats in all their flowing, furry glory in Cats Are a Liquid, a charming picture book that examines the unusual physical properties of felines by writer Rebecca Donnelly and illustrator Misa Saburi.

Cats fill./ Cats spill./ Cats flow downhill.// Cats tip./ Cats drip./ Cats grip, snip, rip.// Cats are a liquid/ Except when they’re not.


This Is Baby Cover Image
By Jimmy Fallon, Miguel Ordóñez (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250245601
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 8th, 2019

Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA and Everything Is Mama, returns with a book that teaches new babies the words for the various parts of their body--This is Baby.

Let’s meet…

Baby!


Salsa Lullaby Cover Image
By Jen Arena, Erika Meza (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579731
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

How to get baby to sleep? Mami and Papi will try anything in this bouncy, loving, bilingual lullaby that gently says good night in both Spanish and English.

Mami starts a salsa song.
Papi keeps the beat.
Baby loves this lullaby,
moves those dancing feet.

Baila, baby, baila!
Dance, dance, dance.


Grumpy Monkey Party Time! Cover Image
By Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593118627
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Everyone's favorite New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey is back in this hilarious sequel about managing social anxiety and listening to your needs!


Dragons Love Tacos 2 Book and Toy Set Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984815774
Availability: Backordered at Warehouse
Published: Dial Books - October 15th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestselling Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel is now available in a book and toy set!

This book and toy set comes with a bite-sized 7.5" x 7.5" copy of Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel and two 4" dragon plush toys. Storytime just got twice as fun!


Elbow Grease vs. Motozilla Cover Image
By John Cena, Howard McWilliam (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524773533
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2019

Superstar entertainer John Cena's second picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series features a high-octane story--starring the truck who never gives up, Elbow Grease!


Can You See Me? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524853723
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 15th, 2019

Engage the imagination and teach animal recognition with this carefully designed, interactive picture book for curious children. 

Using abstract art, Can You See Me? challenges the mind and celebrates diverse ways of seeing. Each spread contains an illustration of an animal made up entirely of equilateral triangles.


Max & Ruby and Twin Trouble (A Max and Ruby Adventure) Cover Image
By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534443655
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 1st, 2019

“Double trouble finds comic relief.” —Kirkus Reviews

From beloved author-illustrator Rosemary Wells comes a brand-new story about the inimitable brother and sister Max and Ruby. Max and Ruby’s family is expanding and soon enough nobody will be getting any sleep!

Max and Ruby are in for a big surprise.


The Favorite Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536204469
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Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019

From the author-illustrator of Do You Believe in Unicorns? comes a sweet, colorful celebration of how we choose the things we love best.


Little Frida: A Story of Frida Kahlo Cover Image
By Anthony Browne, Anthony Browne (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536209334
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Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019

Young Frida Kahlo’s imaginary friend comes to life in a touching story by Anthony Browne enhanced by exquisite surreal illustrations.


The Underhills: A Tooth Fairy Story Cover Image
By Bob Graham, Bob Graham (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536211122
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Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019

In a captivating follow-up to April and Esme, Tooth Fairies, a master of whimsy sends his tiny heroines on another adventure.


Poop Cover Image
By Poppy Champignon, Mark Hoffman (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781944903749
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Published: Cameron - August 20th, 2019

The Immortal Jellyfish Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781911171799
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Published: Flying Eye Books - August 20th, 2019

Where do we go when we die? Use this vibrantly illustrated story to guide your kids through the grieving process, with the help of a jellyfish that eternally regenerates and a young boy missing his grandfather.


Thank You! Cover Image
By Charo Pita, Anuska Allepuz (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780802855244
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 2019

Isabella has lots of questions about the world. She asks her grandma, "Why does the sea stop at the sand?" and "What keeps the moon from falling out of the sky?" and "Who paints the clouds?" But maybe Isabella doesn't need to have all the answers. Maybe it's enough to simply appreciate the amazing world around her.


The Rhythm of the Rain Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536205756
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Published: Templar - August 20th, 2019

A breathtaking picture book about the water cycle from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Grahame Baker-Smith


Hats Are Not for Cats! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328967190
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Published: Clarion Books - August 20th, 2019

Are hats for cats?


Lionel and the Lion's Share Cover Image
By Lou Peacock, Lisa Sheehan (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536205923
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Published: Nosy Crow - August 20th, 2019

Lionel the lion does NOT like to share. After all, he’s learned that lions always get the lion's share. He gets all the best instruments from the music shop, all the handsomest hats from the hat shop, and all the brightest balloons from the balloon cart. But at Chloe’s birthday party Lionel goes too far, eating ALL the cake.


Frankie's Favorite Food Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735264311
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Published: Tundra Books - August 20th, 2019

A scrumptiously adorable story about a boy, a school play and his love for food. Featuring foods from all over the world, this debut picture book will make you hungry for more!


Lasting Love Cover Image
By Caroline Wright, Willow Heath (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984850140
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Published: Rodale Kids - August 20th, 2019

This gorgeous picture-book meditation on loss and family love is a useful tool for children navigating a first experience with death.