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The Wilderness  by Steve McCarthy

The Wilderness

Steve McCarthy

Picture book

"The Vasylenko family are adventurers. They all love the wet and the wild, the thrill of exploring the outside world. All that is... except Oktober. He prefers the warm and safe comfort of the inside world, and for his adventures to take place between the...

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Ghost orchid  by Fiona Lumbers

Ghost orchid

Fiona Lumbers

Picture book

"Ava's parents are on an adventure to find the mysterious ghost orchid. But Ava knows a special secret: the journey can be just as magical as the destination. Learn how to look and wonder with this young explorer"--Publisher's description.

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Granny and Bean  by Karen Hesse

Granny and Bean

Karen Hesse

Picture book

"Their laughter rose; full of joy, it spilled 'cross sand, through mist, as the curlews trilled. Gray skies, foamy waves, and brisk wind await Granny and Bean when they head out for their day by the sea. But they are full of only wonder and delight at all the...

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When Henry caught imaginitis  by Nick Bland

When Henry caught imaginitis

Nick Bland

Picture book

"Henry was a very serious boy. He never daydreamed or played with toys. He preferred doing sums and straightening things that were wonky. Until one day Henry had a thought that didn't make any sense at all ... A story about the power of...

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Cloud babies  by Eoin Colfer

Cloud babies

Eoin Colfer

Picture book

"Erin's favourite game is spotting animals in the clouds with her mum and dad - everything from foxes and polar bears to little rabbits! She calls them her 'cloud babies'. One day, Erin falls very ill. She has to spend a long time in hospital but she still...

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Meanwhile back on Earth...  by Oliver Jeffers

Meanwhile back on Earth...

Oliver Jeffers

Picture book

"A father takes his two children on a thrilling out-of-this-world adventure into space and invites them to look back at Earth and the conflicts that have taken place since the beginning of time. This becomes a brief history of the world and a guide to the...

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The adventures of Qai Qai  by Serena Williams

The adventures of Qai Qai

Serena Williams

Picture book

"Baby Girl has a dance recital coming up, and she can't help but worry. She's practiced and practiced, but what if something goes wrong? What if she forgets the steps or freezes up during her solo? Luckily, her best friend Qai Qai the doll has her back! When...

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I love Chinese New Year  by Eva Wong Nava

I love Chinese New Year

Eva Wong Nava

Picture book

"Twelve animals, one for each year, each one with their own special powers. It all started with a race to cross the most heavenly of rivers. Chinese New Year is right around the corner and Mai-Anne is so excited! They decorate their house and plan their...

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Moomin and the great outdoors

Moomin and the great outdoors

Picture book

"A bright and bold novelty format with a different slide and pull tab on every spread. It's a beautiful day in Moominvalley and Moomin is going on an adventure! He is determined to find his best friend Snufkin. Could he be hiding up in the trees, or down by...

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Happy Chinese New Year!  by Jannie Ho

Happy Chinese New Year!

Jannie Ho

Picture book

"Happy Chinese New Year! The zodiac animals are ready to celebrate Chinese New Year with traditions and a big feast! Little ones can count to twelve as each animal prepares for the holiday- Rat cleaned away the bad luck in one big sweep! Ox shopped for two new...

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The big worry day  by K. A. Reynolds

The big worry day

K. A. Reynolds

Picture book

"A little girl is convinced that her dog worries, just like her. With a whole day ahead of them, she'll need to figure out how to soothe them both. She prepares snacks, first aid, and even a sword in case there are any monsters. But when nothing works to ease...

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Love is a ball  by Amy Novesky

Love is a ball

Amy Novesky

Picture book

"A rhyming ode to toy balls, from baseballs to tennis balls, and to the children who love them"--Publisher's description.

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Thundermaestro  by Annemarie Riley Guertin

Thundermaestro

Annemarie Riley Guertin

Picture book

"With baton in hand, a little girl conducts a majestic symphony with the sounds of a summer rainstorm. The whoosh of wind and the toccata of raindrops make a grand concert. With gorgeous mixed-media illustrations that juxtapose the gathering storm outside with...

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I'm up  by Antoinette Portis

I'm up

Antoinette Portis

Picture book

"The sun is up, the birds are up, and so are busy babies everywhere (if only parents had as much up)! Funny and sweet, this celebration of our daily routines with family is perfect for every day and especially on early mornings"--Publisher's description.

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I'm still up!  by Antoinette Portis

I'm still up!

Antoinette Portis

Picture book

"The sun is down. But the moon is UP, and so are busy babies everywhere! Just right for toddlers who are not ready to say good night--and for their parents who are--this funny and sweet bedtime book is the perfect "one more" read"--Publisher's description.

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Огромная репа = The giant turnip  by Henriette Barkow

Огромная репа = The giant turnip

Henriette Barkow

Picture book

A humorous retelling of the classic Russian tale, The enormous turnip. The children in Miss Honeywood's class discover that when they all work together, there is no stopping them!.

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Rani i zlai︠a︡ koroleva-vedʹma = Rani and the wicked witch queen  by Raymond Gressieux

Rani i zlai︠a︡ koroleva-vedʹma = Rani and the wicked witch queen

Raymond Gressieux

Picture book

Rani, the daughter of a poor woodcutter is out gathering mushrooms in the forrest when Prince Roman falls in love with her. The evil Queen Morgana tries to foil their love so that the prince will have to marry her ugly daughter.

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Ельфы и сапожник = The elves and the shoemaker  by Henriette Barkow

Ельфы и сапожник = The elves and the shoemaker

Henriette Barkow

Picture book

Charming story about an impoverished shoemaker who is helped by elves ; when he discovers that the elves are in need themselves, he and his wife are able to return the favour.

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Сахир идёт к зубному врачу = Sahir Goes to the dentist  by Chris Petty

Сахир идёт к зубному врачу = Sahir Goes to the dentist

Chris Petty

Picture book

Delightfully illustrated story about Sahir and his sister Yasmin, and their trip to the dentist.

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Going to big school  by Laura Sieveking

Going to big school

Laura Sieveking

Picture book

"'My name is Ava. Today I am going to big school! I am excited. My name is Jack. Today I am going to big school! I feel nervous. Everyone feels differently on their first day of Big School. And that's OK! Join Jack and Ava as they play, sing, draw and make new...

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Minnie bows for everyone!

Minnie bows for everyone!

Picture book

"Minnie's bow-tique has many customers coming through! How many bows does Minnie need to make her friends happy? Count along with Minnie Mouse and her friends in this bow-tiful counting adventure!"--Publisher's description.

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Are you a helper?  by Tad Carpenter

Are you a helper?

Tad Carpenter

Picture book

"An engaging and super-cute HELPER-themed lift-the-flap introduction to famous community helpers and organizers like Hazel W. Johnson, Jaime Escalante, and Greta Thunberg!"--Publisher's description.

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Moana  by Laura Hitchcock

Moana

Laura Hitchcock

Picture book

"In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage. They...

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Jungle animals  by Lucy (Children's author) Rowland

Jungle animals

Lucy (Children's author) Rowland

Picture book

"Put the baby jungle animals to bed in Night Night Sleep Tight: Jungle Animals! Little readers can help the sleepy baby animals settle down by turning the shaped 'blanket' pages and tucking them into bed. The book has been created in partnership with The Sleep...

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"No!" said Custard the Squirrel  by Sergio Ruzzier

"No!" said Custard the Squirrel

Sergio Ruzzier

Picture book

"Custard the Squirrel, aren't you a duck? Will you please quack? Will you do anything you don't want to do? “NO!” said Custard the Squirrel. From the brilliant mind of author-illustrator Sergio Ruzzier comes this delightfully wacky story about rejecting...

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Five little penguins  by Lily Murray

Five little penguins

Lily Murray

Picture book

"Five little penguins went out one day; Over the hills and far away. Mamma Penguin said "Hurry back to me!"; How many penguins can you see? Join the adorable penguins on a lift-the-flap walk through a winter wonderland. There's so much to see as Mamma Penguin...

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Little Mole goes to school  by Glenys Nellist

Little Mole goes to school

Glenys Nellist

Picture book

"It is the first day at Woodland School and little Mole is worried because he does not have Hare's ears or Squirrel's sharp eyesight--but when he and his friends are trapped in a collapsed tunnel it is little Mole who knows what to do"--Publisher's...

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The Winter wish  by Helen (Children's author) Mortimer

The Winter wish

Helen (Children's author) Mortimer

Picture book

" A glorious Christmas story, full of festive sparkle. William lives in Words of Wonder, a perfect bookshop full of stories and delights. He has always lived there with his family, ever since he was a baby, and now he is thirty-seven books tall. But times are...

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Feathers together  by Caron Levis

Feathers together

Caron Levis

Picture book

"Best friends Malena and Klepetan always adventure together! The two excitedly prepare to fly thousands of miles for the flock's annual migration to a warm winter place. But when Malena is injured, she stays in Croatia while Klepetan goes to South Africa - and...

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Can I play?  by Nicola Kinnear

Can I play?

Nicola Kinnear

Picture book

"Grumpy George doesn't want friends - until he meets a funny little seal called Pebble . . . George the dog loves living alone on his island. He likes to do everything his own way, and friends would just ruin things. But one day a cheerful little seal wiggles...

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Goodbye Hobbs  by Emma Bettridge

Goodbye Hobbs

Emma Bettridge

Picture book

"Merlin won't go out. Not without his best friend Hobbs. Join Merlin as he goes on an adventure to learn how to say 'Goodbye Hobbs'. A story of what it means to love and lose a friend, and to find reasons to go for a walk again"--Publisher's description.

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Granny Pip grows fruit  by Deborah Chancellor

Granny Pip grows fruit

Deborah Chancellor

Picture book

"Being able to buy fruit is something we take for granted, but what if we had to grow our own? A little girl helps Granny Pip as she plants fruit bushes, feeds them with fertiliser, prunes and then harvests. Growing fruit is hard work, but eating it is...

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Are you there little elf?  by Sam Taplin

Are you there little elf?

Sam Taplin

Picture book

"Peep through all the holes to try and find the elusive little elf! Little elf is hiding! Children will love peeping through each hole in this heartwarming book to try and find the elusive little elf. There are lots of surprises along the way, including...

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Fox & Son Tailers  by Paddy (Illustrator) Donnelly

Fox & Son Tailers

Paddy (Illustrator) Donnelly

Picture book

"FOX & SONS - Makers of the Finest Traditional Tails for All Animals and Every Occasion! Rory's dad, Fox, is a tailer. The BEST in the business! Animals come from all over to have their tails made by him. Rory helps his dad in the shop and one of his jobs is...

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Unicorn (and Horse)  by David (David W.) Miles

Unicorn (and Horse)

David (David W.) Miles

Picture book

"Everyone loves Unicorn, but next to him, Horse feels plain, grumpy, and unloved until Unicorn is kidnapped, and only Horse can save him"--Publisher's description.

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Ada and the helpers  by Travis D. Peterson

Ada and the helpers

Travis D. Peterson

Picture book

"Ada is a dancing, deaf fox with cochlear implants who loves to help others. On her way to dance in a talent show one day, she meets three other creatures who are each facing a physical challenge or disability of their own. She decides to help each of her new...

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Mighty Mila  by Katie Petruzziello

Mighty Mila

Katie Petruzziello

Picture book

"Today more than ever, we need children's books that celebrate differences and provide a more inclusive view of the world. Mighty Mila does just that by providing children with a fun, inclusive story about a spunky, imaginative deaf girl who proves she can...

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You can!  by Alexandra Strick

You can!

Alexandra Strick

Picture book

"You can . . . be brave, challenge yourself, overcome your fears, be kind, be YOU! Come on an amazing journey with fourteen young people as they grow from birth to eighteen, learning new skills, exploring new worlds, standing up for their own and others'...

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Dino-Valentine's Day  by Lisa Wheeler

Dino-Valentine's Day

Lisa Wheeler

Picture book

"The dinosaurs enjoy a variety of Valentine's Day activities, including chocolate, cards, flowers, crafts, and a dance together"--Publisher's description.

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What's inside me?  by Katie Daynes

What's inside me?

Katie Daynes

Picture book

"Exploring how your body works through the young eyes of a curious child. What gives me shape? How do I move? What's blood for? And where does my food go? Take a peek inside the human body and discover what's really going on - with help from a characterful...

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Little Red Riding Hood and the dragon  by Ying Chang Compestine

Little Red Riding Hood and the dragon

Ying Chang Compestine

Picture book

"A retelling of the classic story, Little Red lives in a village near the Great Wall, trains in kung fu, and must save her grandmother and village from a mighty dragon. Inclues an author's note discusses how this reimagining is influenced by Chinese mythology,...

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The worst dog in the world  by Michel Streich

The worst dog in the world

Michel Streich

Picture book

"I really, really, really, really wanted a dog. But I got Piper... the worst dog in the world"--Publisher's description.

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A tale of two Brians  by Al (Illustrator) Murphy

A tale of two Brians

Al (Illustrator) Murphy

Picture book

"In this breathtaking new adventure, our hero Brian meets another blue duck! But is his exotic and mysterious new friend a good friend?"--Publisher's description.

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To Greenland!  by Pip Smith

To Greenland!

Pip Smith

Picture book

"Would you like to visit the land of your dreams? Where hats can be boats, and eels sell ice-cream? Will Llewyn and Ellie find their way through the grey to the wonderful, colourful Greenland? This fabulous story, told in rhyme, stars Llewyn, who lives in an...

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Skater Cielo  by Rachel Katstaller

Skater Cielo

Rachel Katstaller

Picture book

"Cielo is the sickest skater around! She only shows off her raddest tricks as she shreds down the street. But falling hard at the new skate park throws her off balance. Does Cielo have what it takes to fly the way she's always dreamed?"--Publisher's...

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Red fox  by Anna Milbourne

Red fox

Anna Milbourne

Picture book

"At night, everyone is fast asleep - or are they? In the garden there's a curious red fox. Lift the flaps to find her as she sniffs around in the garden, and discover all kinds of other animals. From a frog in the pond, and a mouse near the compost heap to a...

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Just the way you are  by Emma Dodd

Just the way you are

Emma Dodd

Picture book

"Heartwarming and uplifting, an adorable little tiger cub learns the value of having someone who loves them for being their authentic self"--Publisher's description.

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I'm the train driver  by Katie Woolley

I'm the train driver

Katie Woolley

Picture book

"Today you're the train driver! Enter a world of imaginative play and build your child's early learning skills. Children will love using their imagination to take the driver's seat and pretend to use the controls to drive the train! Encourages problem solving...

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Remixed  by Arree Chung

Remixed

Arree Chung

Picture book

"After breaking up, the colors must re-evaluate what it means to be a family"--Publisher's description.

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The call to Hajj  by Salwah Isaacs-Johaadien

The call to Hajj

Salwah Isaacs-Johaadien

Picture book

"The Call to Hajj starts thousands of years ago when Allah told Prophet Ibraheem (AS) to call mankind to Hajj after he completed the building of the Kaa'bah in Bakkah/Makkah. Throughout the ages, believers from all over the world have warmly responded to this...

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Who took the toilet paper?  by Amy Harrop

Who took the toilet paper?

Amy Harrop

Picture book

"Pa Bear is on the toilet in the woods and - oh no! - he discovers there's no toilet paper. The question is put out there ... who is responsible for this sad state of affairs? Numerous culprits and scenarios are proposed, but in the end, Ma hands him his long...

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What are sisters for?  by Anya Glazer

What are sisters for?

Anya Glazer

Picture book

"Lucky for her, big sister Ada always has an answer ready. But as Bea's questions get harder, Ada takes to inventing some answers. And when one of her responses takes them into a forest full of unknowns, the way through becomes much less clear. How will Ada...

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Looking for a jumbie  by Tracey Baptiste

Looking for a jumbie

Tracey Baptiste

Picture book

"Mama says jumbies exist only in stories. So Naya sets out on a nighttime adventure to find out for herself. Naya is sure that jumbies are real. Some have big mouths. Or thick fur. Or glowing skin. Or sharp teeth. Kind of like her new friends"--Publisher's...

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Making faces

Making faces

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"After images of baby faces introduce six facial expressions: happy, angry, surprised, silly, and sleepy, the reader is asked to make the same face and then find that baby among several other faces. Includes a mirror for babies to watch themselves make...

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The night gardener  by Terry Fan

The night gardener

Terry Fan

Picture book

"Everyone on Grimloch Lane enjoys the trees and shrubs clipped into animal masterpieces after dark by the Night Gardener, but William, a lonely boy, spots the artist, follows him, and helps with his special work"--Publisher's description.

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Curious George flies a kite  by Margret Rey

Curious George flies a kite

Margret Rey

Picture book

"A little monkey needs to rescued when he tries to fly a kite"--Publisher's description.

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Curious George gets a medal  by H. A. (Hans Augusto) Rey

Curious George gets a medal

H. A. (Hans Augusto) Rey

Picture book

"Following a day of misadventures Curious George becomes the first space monkey"--Publisher's description.

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时钟爷爷  by Roger Hargreaves

时钟爷爷

Roger Hargreaves

Picture book

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我是一本书  by Roger Hargreaves

我是一本书

Roger Hargreaves

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考不好怎么办?  by 김 영진

考不好怎么办?

김 영진

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无聊爸爸, 有趣爸爸  by Lisa Moroni

无聊爸爸, 有趣爸爸

Lisa Moroni

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大树, 我饶不了你  by 佐野洋子

大树, 我饶不了你

佐野洋子

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我可是猫啊  by 佐野洋子

我可是猫啊

佐野洋子

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五岁老奶奶去钓鱼  by 佐野洋子

五岁老奶奶去钓鱼

佐野洋子

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你的家我的家  by 加古里子

你的家我的家

加古里子

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《你的家我的家》用简单的故事启发引导,以独特的角度阐述房屋的功能。让孩子伴随着一个又一个问题的提出,去熟悉和了解我们赖以生存的“家”。

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养什么宠物呢  by Emma Dodd

养什么宠物呢

Emma Dodd

Picture book

"故事从杰克提出要养一只宠物开始,向妈妈提 出很多不切实际的想法,如大象、狮子、北极熊、 长颈鹿、恐龙......然而妈妈都巧妙而智慧地回应了 孩子不切实际的念头。当孩子向父母提出一些天马 行空的请求时,家长不要急于拒 ,可以和孩子一 起猜测请求所导致的后果,站在孩子的立场,回答 孩子的问题。孩子自己思考之后就会主动放弃自己 不切实际的要求。"--Publisher's description.

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GK my first book.

GK my first book.

Picture book

Primer of English and Devanagari alphabet; for children.

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The moon of Kyiv  by Gianni Rodari

The moon of Kyiv

Gianni Rodari

Picture book

"In 1955, beloved Italian poet Gianni Rodari penned a nursery rhyme called "The Moon of Kyiv". It was a poem about our shared humanity the poem reminding us that, no matter where we're from, or where we live, we all exist under the same moon. In the days...

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The owl who came for Christmas  by John Hay

The owl who came for Christmas

John Hay

Picture book

"A heart-warming Christmas tale - inspired by an amazing true animal story. Christmas is coming, and the decorations are going up… But one family is about to discover an unexpected visitor snuggled up in their Christmas tree… A little owl called...

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123 sleepy me  by Sophie Aggett

123 sleepy me

Sophie Aggett

Picture book

"One little night star shining over you. Glow worm spots another and that makes… two! A bedtime counting book with a difference! With a sweet rhyming text, bold illustrations from the award-winning Gareth Lucas and unique textured numbers, this book provides a...

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What dinosaur am I?  by Peter Curtis

What dinosaur am I?

Peter Curtis

Picture book

"Which dinosaur has feet like an elephant? Which dinosaur honks like a car? Which dinosaur has teeth the size of bananas? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more in this fun lift-the-flap book. Read the clues and lift the flaps to discover what...

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This little monster  by Coral Byers

This little monster

Coral Byers

Picture book

"Follow ten little monsters as they dress up, explore and more in this fun preschool counting book based on the popular nursery rhyme This Little Piggy. This little monster tries a treat, This little monster plays a trick . . . It's dress-up time! Ten excited...

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Puppy bus  by Drew Brockington

Puppy bus

Drew Brockington

Picture book

"A boy, worried about his first day at a new school, finds himself on the wrong bus, a bus full of puppies bound for Puppy School--and discovers that despite the strange food and even weirder bathroom Puppy School is a lot of fun"--Publisher's description.

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Mrs Claus takes a vacation  by Linas Alsenas

Mrs Claus takes a vacation

Linas Alsenas

Picture book

"Mrs Claus needs a change - all she ever sees is snow, snow and more snow! Come to think of it, what Mrs Claus really needs is a vacation! So, she hitches up a reindeer and takes off to travel the world. But while Mrs Claus is making new friend, eating...

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The perfect tree  by Corinne Demas

The perfect tree

Corinne Demas

Picture book

"On a quest for the perfect Christmas tree, and following her friends' advice, Bunny looks for one just her size, bushy as Squirrel's tail, perfectly pointy on top for a star, the greenest green, and smells like Christmas, but sometimes the perfect tree is the...

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Do you wonder?  by Wallace Edwards

Do you wonder?

Wallace Edwards

Picture book

"A wonderful, mindful picture book that delivers a delightful exploration of big and small questions drawn from the world around us. Sometimes I wonder how it feels to fly. From the magic in a starry sky to a heart-lifting song; from everyday joys to life's...

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Dinopedia

Dinopedia

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"Uncover the real facts behind the Gigantosaurus TV animation and explore everything you need to know about dinosaurs in this first Dinopedia! Follow Mazu, Tiny, Rocky and Bill as they explore the land of Cretacia, a prehistoric world full of life! There are...

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Bedtime blast-off!  by Mark Sommerset

Bedtime blast-off!

Mark Sommerset

Picture book

"It's bedtime and Quirky Turkey sees a chance to play a trick on Little Baa Baa. Will Quirky succeed? Or will Baa Baa get wind of what Quirky is up to?"--Back cover.

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Nagumpisá ng iskuwéla si Tom at Sofia = Tom and Sofia start school  by Henriette Barkow

Nagumpisá ng iskuwéla si Tom at Sofia = Tom and Sofia start school

Henriette Barkow

Picture book

Tom and Sofia have an eventful first day at school.

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Patong magsasaká = Farmer duck  by Martin Waddell

Patong magsasaká = Farmer duck

Martin Waddell

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Ang biskwit na buwan = The biscuit moon  by Jesús Zatón

Ang biskwit na buwan = The biscuit moon

Jesús Zatón

Picture book

Here comes Buffalo. It is too hot. He does not like the sun. The trees have no leaves. There is no grass. There is nothing to eat. Nobody likes the sun when it is so hot. A tale about Buffalo, Lion, and the delicious biscuit that never was.To fight for an...

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Ang hardin ni Errol = Errol's garden  by Gillian Hibbs

Ang hardin ni Errol = Errol's garden

Gillian Hibbs

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"Errol loves gardening, but there isn't enough room in his flat to grow everything that he would like. When he discovers a secret but neglected space at the top of the apartment block, he has a wonderful idea, but to carry it out he'll need some help. Surely...

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Pumunta si Nita sa ospital = Nita goes to hospital  by Henriette Barkow

Pumunta si Nita sa ospital = Nita goes to hospital

Henriette Barkow

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Nita breaks her leg and must go to the hospital to have it set.

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Ang mababangis na labandera = The wild washerwomen  by John Yeoman

Ang mababangis na labandera = The wild washerwomen

John Yeoman

Picture book

"Once upon a time there were seven unhappy washerwomen. They had far too much washing to do and the owner of the laundry, Mr Balthazar Tight, was simply dreadful! So they decide to go on strike. They are so happy with their newfound freedom that it seems...

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Sópas ni Lola na pang Sábado = Grandma's Saturday soup  by Sally Fraser

Sópas ni Lola na pang Sábado = Grandma's Saturday soup

Sally Fraser

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Mimi finds something every day that reminds her of her grandma's stories about growing up in Jamaica and her Saturday soup.

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Down the sleepy river  by Emma Drage

Down the sleepy river

Emma Drage

Picture book

"A calming picture book to help little ones settle at bedtime with the aid of simple mindfulness techniques. Let go of the day as you float along the sleepy river with the stars shining overhead, saying goodnight to the animals who are mindfully getting ready...

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Leggy Peggy  by Laura Albulario

Leggy Peggy

Laura Albulario

Picture book

"Long legs on a toucan? That does not seem right. But deep in that jungle, Peggy reached a height. Dance through the jaunty rhymes and kick away self-doubt, as Leggy Peggy discovers the magic of being unique. Through daring to be yourself, you cancan do...

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Nursies when the sun shines  by Katherine Havener

Nursies when the sun shines

Katherine Havener

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"Night time, the book explains, is for sleeping. Nursies, on the other hand, happen when the sun shines. In Nursies, a toussle-haired toddler is snuggled up in bed with mom and dad, ready to go to sleep for the night, the family s grey striped cat snoozing...

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Alfie and Grandma  by Shirley Hughes

Alfie and Grandma

Shirley Hughes

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"Alfie and Grandma are very special friends, and together they have lots of adventures! Whether it's saving the day and finding a lost pet, or exploring indoors and out, Alfie loves being with his grandma"--Publisher's description.

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