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Kind crocodile  by Leo Timmers

Kind crocodile

Leo Timmers

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"The kind crocodile leaves the pond to see the world. Animals are in danger out there! A terrified mouse, a frightened hog and an antelope take shelter on Crocodile's long back"--Publisher's description.

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Captain Billy finds a friend  by Boris Voitsekhovskiy

Captain Billy finds a friend

Boris Voitsekhovskiy

Picture book

"One remarkable day, young Billy's wish to be a sea captain finally comes true! He boldly sets sail and leads his ship's crew on daring new adventures ... until a larger-than-life creature threatens to cut their journey short. Only the smallest sailor can help...

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The Tiny Chef and da nighttime bladventure  by Rachel Larsen

The Tiny Chef and da nighttime bladventure

Rachel Larsen

Picture book

"Another rainy day and the Chef is BORED. He's played all his games and sung all his songs, there's nothing to do! That is until he remembers that the market is still open. He rushes out to grab some quick ingredients for a fun evening feast. Unfortunately for...

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I had trouble in getting to Solla Sollew  by Dr Seuss

I had trouble in getting to Solla Sollew

Dr Seuss

Picture book

"As our hero struggles to reach the city of Solla Sollew, where they never have troubles, at least very few, we realise that it’s better to face up to life’s problems than to try to run away from them!"--Publisher's description.

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You've got this!  by Jess (Social worker) Sanders

You've got this!

Jess (Social worker) Sanders

Picture book

"Hey, little one. Is there something that's worrying you? Whatever your worries might be, you are not alone in having them. If your worries have ever held you back from doing things, you are not alone. This book is for any child who needs a reminder that they...

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Pocket treasure  by Wenda Shurety

Pocket treasure

Wenda Shurety

Picture book

"Allira's favourite dress has pockets that are perfect for holding all her little treasures. There's something in there for everyone! But when Allira needs to decorate her teacher's birthday surprise, she finds her pockets are empty! Allira might have given...

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This is love  by Zanni Louise

This is love

Zanni Louise

Picture book

"Love is a gift. You know what? Let's share... Oodles of love, as much as we dare. Love is everywhere and within everything. It's whatever gives your heart a squeeze, whether that's sharing a big hug, turning a page in your favourite book, or even cartwheeling...

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Night night dinosaur  by Hannah Abbo

Night night dinosaur

Hannah Abbo

Picture book

"Get ready for the bedtime with Night, Night Dinosaur, the fourth title in the successful Night, Night series by Priddy Books. Young children will love meeting the sleepy dinosaurs in this calming board book. See the adorable dinos get ready for bed, then turn...

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Harold and the purple crayon  by Crockett Johnson

Harold and the purple crayon

Crockett Johnson

Book

The story of a very little boy, Harold, who decides one evening to go for a walk in the moonlight. Seeing that there isn't any moon, he takes his purple crayon and draws a moon, and the magic of Harold's purple crayon takes him on a succession of adventures.

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LEGO City space mission

LEGO City space mission

Picture book

"Blast off into outer space! The astronauts need you. Push, pull and slide the scenes to help the astronauts fly to the moon and complete their mission"--Publisher's description.

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Yetis are the worst!  by Alex Willan

Yetis are the worst!

Alex Willan

Picture book

"Gilbert the Goblin is convinced yetis are not nearly as mysterious as they seem, and sets off to find one to prove once and for all that Goblins are just as cool and mysterious as the elusive yeti"--Publisher's description.

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Brain is not always right  by Scott (Children's author) Stuart

Brain is not always right

Scott (Children's author) Stuart

Picture book

"Heart loves puppies, and chocolate, and rollercoasters, and dancing along to music. Brain likes lists, and broccoli, and safety rails, and wearing sensible clothing. But, most of all, Brain likes always being right. A thoughtful and heartwarming story about...

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I want to be mad for a while!  by Barney Saltzberg

I want to be mad for a while!

Barney Saltzberg

Picture book

"Sometimes it helps when we talk. Sometimes there's nothing to say. I just need a little alone time to make the mad go away. Discover a universally relatable story about one little cat who just wants to be MAD ... at least for a little while"--Publisher's...

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The big bush Easter egg hunt  by Colin Buchanan

The big bush Easter egg hunt

Colin Buchanan

Picture book

"It's Easter and that means it's time for the big bush Easter egg hunt. But uh-oh! All the eggs have disappeared! Can you guess where they went?"--Publisher's description.

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Bad Bunny and the beasties  by Jonathan Bentley

Bad Bunny and the beasties

Jonathan Bentley

Picture book

"'Good bunnies are so boring! I'm going way down there Into the deepest, darkest forest where the beasties wait to scare!' Bad Bunny isn't like the other bunnies. Maybe he belongs in the woods with the beasties. Or is he not quite as bad as everyone...

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Rick the rock of Room 214  by Julie Falatko

Rick the rock of Room 214

Julie Falatko

Picture book

"Tired of sitting all day on the Nature Finds shelf in Room 214, a rock named Rick escapes the classroom for the great outdoors, only to discover that sometimes the greatest adventure in life is friendship"--Publisher's description.

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Holding on  by Sophia N. Lee

Holding on

Sophia N. Lee

Picture book

"A young girl spends song-filled summers with her music-loving grandmother in the Philippines, but when her beloved Lola starts slipping into silence and stillness, the girl helps her grandmother hold on with music and the joyful memories the songs...

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Be a ballerina!  by Katharine Holabird

Be a ballerina!

Katharine Holabird

Picture book

"Angelina Ballerina shows young readers all the ways to be a ballerina in this 8x8 paperback storybook that includes French flaps, foil, and embossing on the cover-plus quotes that readers can press out and display! Angelina Ballerina does many things...

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The blessing cup  by Patricia Polacco

The blessing cup

Patricia Polacco

Picture book

"A single china cup from a tea set left behind when Jews were forced to leave Russia helps hold a family together through generations of living in America, reminding them of the most important things in life"--Publisher's description.

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馅饼逃跑记  by Sonia Chaine

馅饼逃跑记

Sonia Chaine

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逃跑吧寻找吧  by 吉竹伸介

逃跑吧寻找吧

吉竹伸介

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哐!  by 조 원희

哐!

조 원희

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热的话就脫掉吧  by 吉竹伸介

热的话就脫掉吧

吉竹伸介

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青蛙萝丝开派对  by Racey Helps

青蛙萝丝开派对

Racey Helps

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豚鼠圆滚滚  by Racey Helps

豚鼠圆滚滚

Racey Helps

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小拇指  by Sonia Chaine

小拇指

Sonia Chaine

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大灰狼娶新娘  by 朱庆坪

大灰狼娶新娘

朱庆坪

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当我像鸟飞向我的梦  by Sara Lundberg

当我像鸟飞向我的梦

Sara Lundberg

Picture book

本书讲述了:20世纪20年代,女孩贝尔塔生活在瑞典北部的一个小农庄,妈妈患有严重的肺结核,长年卧病在床,贝尔塔和姐姐们承担着繁重的家务.贝尔塔梦想成为一名艺术家,并且希望在完成基础教育后能继续求学.但爸爸很反对,他觉得画画只是浪费时间,对生活没有实际意义,一个女孩子的生活要务是做好家务,照顾好家庭,没必要接受更多的教育.贝尔塔认为这样的生活没有希望,她想追求更适合自己的生活.妈妈的理解与支持给了她很大的心理慰藉.但是当妈妈的去世时,孤独和绝望令贝尔塔爆发了,她鼓起勇气反抗命运的安排,最终,爸爸同意了她的请求.

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断喙鸟  by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer

断喙鸟

Nathaniel Lachenmeyer

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农场来了新家伙  by Megan Dowd Lambert

农场来了新家伙

Megan Dowd Lambert

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小熊尼诺  by Anne Brouillard

小熊尼诺

Anne Brouillard

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棉花糖和大怪兽  by 이 지은

棉花糖和大怪兽

이 지은

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刺猬宾尼去旅行  by Racey Helps

刺猬宾尼去旅行

Racey Helps

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宇宙空间站的一天  by 山本省三

宇宙空间站的一天

山本省三

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和机器人的一年  by 山本省三

和机器人的一年

山本省三

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小粉熊的梦  by Roberto Aliaga

小粉熊的梦

Roberto Aliaga

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河上好多船  by Marjorie Flack

河上好多船

Marjorie Flack

Picture book

A busy river flows through a great city, carrying boats on their daily journeys. There are little boats and big boats, ferryboats, tugboats, a riverboat, an ocean liner, and many more.

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冒牌布鲁斯  by Ryan T Higgins

冒牌布鲁斯

Ryan T Higgins

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布鲁斯遇上大暴雨  by Ryan T Higgins

布鲁斯遇上大暴雨

Ryan T Higgins

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草莓农场  by 김 지안

草莓农场

김 지안

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橘子火车  by 김 지안

橘子火车

김 지안

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月球上的一天  by 山本省三

月球上的一天

山本省三

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和恐龙的一天  by 山本省三

和恐龙的一天

山本省三

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爷爷的墙  by Eve Bunting

爷爷的墙

Eve Bunting

Picture book

A memorable journey to the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington, D.C. provides young boy and his father a chance to feel grief and hono a beloved relative. The emotional moment when they make a pencil rubbing of Grandfather's name comes to life wit Robert...

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香蕉从哪里来  by 伊泽尚子

香蕉从哪里来

伊泽尚子

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会消失的大书包  by Marta Puig

会消失的大书包

Marta Puig

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安妮卡和奶牛  by Elsa Beskow

安妮卡和奶牛

Elsa Beskow

Picture book

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蓝色大象  by 南柯浜

蓝色大象

南柯浜

Picture book

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生气不是不爱我  by 小西贵士

生气不是不爱我

小西贵士

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一只特立独行的鸡  by Megan Dowd Lambert

一只特立独行的鸡

Megan Dowd Lambert

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时间的礼物  by 홍 순미

时间的礼物

홍 순미

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机器人寻岛记. by 常立

机器人寻岛记.

常立

Picture book

启发孩子对生命的思考:机器人是生命吗?如果不是,那什么才是真正的生命?培养孩子的批判性思维:在信息爆炸的当下,如何辨真假,分是非?告诉孩子不盲从,对信息抱有审慎的态度,学会发现和分析问题。

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机器人寻岛记. by 常立

机器人寻岛记.

常立

Picture book

启发孩子对生命的思考:机器人是生命吗?如果不是,那什么才是真正的生命?培养孩子的批判性思维:在信息爆炸的当下,如何辨真假,分是非?告诉孩子不盲从,对信息抱有审慎的态度,学会发现和分析问题。

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机器人寻岛记. by 常立

机器人寻岛记.

常立

Picture book

启发孩子对生命的思考:机器人是生命吗?如果不是,那什么才是真正的生命?培养孩子的批判性思维:在信息爆炸的当下,如何辨真假,分是非?告诉孩子不盲从,对信息抱有审慎的态度,学会发现和分析问题。

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机器人寻岛记. by 常立

机器人寻岛记.

常立

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启发孩子对生命的思考:机器人是生命吗?如果不是,那什么才是真正的生命?培养孩子的批判性思维:在信息爆炸的当下,如何辨真假,分是非?告诉孩子不盲从,对信息抱有审慎的态度,学会发现和分析问题。

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讲错了的童话  by Gianni Rodari

讲错了的童话

Gianni Rodari

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闪闪的水晶鞋  by Jane Godwin

闪闪的水晶鞋

Jane Godwin

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阿福  by 안녕달

阿福

안녕달

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胡萝卜幼儿园  by 안녕달

胡萝卜幼儿园

안녕달

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梦痕  by 丰子恺

梦痕

丰子恺

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公主和维尼熊  by Elsa Beskow

公主和维尼熊

Elsa Beskow

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给悲伤一个庇护所  by Anne Booth

给悲伤一个庇护所

Anne Booth

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我快憋不住了  by 팽 샛별

我快憋不住了

팽 샛별

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最好的面包店  by 张越

最好的面包店

张越

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白鹅  by 丰子恺

白鹅

丰子恺

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凯琪的包裹  by Candace Fleming

凯琪的包裹

Candace Fleming

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After a young Dutch girl writes to her new American friend in thanks for the care package sent after World War II, she begins to receive increasingly larger boxes.

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红巴士、绿汽车  by Elsa Beskow

红巴士、绿汽车

Elsa Beskow

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大熊、小熊和音乐会  by David Litchfield

大熊、小熊和音乐会

David Litchfield

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森林里来了新朋友  by Jill Twiss

森林里来了新朋友

Jill Twiss

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走进生命花园  by Thierry Lenain

走进生命花园

Thierry Lenain

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巨人宝宝大破坏  by David Lucas

巨人宝宝大破坏

David Lucas

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形状游戏  by Anthony Browne

形状游戏

Anthony Browne

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Superheroes always fight back... or do they?  by Kate Thompson

Superheroes always fight back... or do they?

Kate Thompson

Picture book

"Arthur dreams of being a mega-fast and strong superhero with the ability to fight and banish the baddie next door. But when Grandpa explains that the best superheroes actually save the day by being kind, Arthur realises that we all have a superpower inside...

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Timeless  by Kelly Canby

Timeless

Kelly Canby

Picture book

"This vibrant new picture book by award-winning author and illustrator Kelly Canby is all about time - making it, losing it and subverting the whole darn concept. Emit (whose parents turned back time to name him) is surrounded by busyness. Dad is too busy to...

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Hope is the thing  by Johanna Bell

Hope is the thing

Johanna Bell

Picture book

"Let your imagination soar in this joyful ode to the world of birds and the healing power of nature. Sparked by the Emily Dickinson poem 'Hope is the thing with feathers', this lyrical text accompanied by glorious mixed media collages reflects and celebrates...

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Koko and the coconut  by Turia Pitt

Koko and the coconut

Turia Pitt

Picture book

"Hello. My name is Koko. Today is a big day... "Go, Koko!" Cheer on Koko as he reaches for the sky - well, a very tall tree - and the ultimate prize... a hefty, juicy, scrumptious coconut. But when the going gets tough, will he be able to finish what he...

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The Midnight Panther  by Poonam Mistry

The Midnight Panther

Poonam Mistry

Picture book

"Panther is not like the other cats. Leopard has beautiful spots, Tiger has impressive stripes and Lion has a magnificent mane. Panther is small, shy and dark. One night he decides to go and find out where in the jungle he really belongs. Finally summoning the...

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Tooth Fairy helper  by Christy Webster

Tooth Fairy helper

Christy Webster

Picture book

"When the Tooth Fairy is too tired to deliver a prize to a little girl with a wiggly tooth, Uni the unicorn is ready to help and, with a little magic, makes sure the little girl has something special to wake up to"--Publisher's description.

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If I were the world  by Mark Sperring

If I were the world

Mark Sperring

Picture book

"This beautiful and uplifting book will inspire us all to join hands and help our amazing planet. With an irresistible rhyming text by bestselling author Mark Sperring and stunning illustrations by rising star Natelle Quek, it's the perfect book to inspire...

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Fitting in  by Haruka Aoki

Fitting in

Haruka Aoki

Picture book

"Square tries to find into a world of circles by pretending to be one, until an unexpected event makes Square learn to celebrate being different"--Publisher's description.

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Curious George and the dinosaur  by Margret Rey

Curious George and the dinosaur

Margret Rey

Picture book

"Curious George's chaotic adventures continue when the inquisitive monkey goes on a trip to the museum in this young, fun picture book. George joins a school trip to the museum but his attention wanes when he visits the rock exhibits. George wanders off and...

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The very hungry caterpillar's first summer  by Eric Carle

The very hungry caterpillar's first summer

Eric Carle

Picture book

"The hungry caterpillar and his friends enjoy the sensory experiences of summer, like listening to noisy bugs, feeling the warm sunshine, smelling the yummy scents of a cookout, and more"--Publisher's description.

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Blue Bison needs a haircut  by Scott Rothman

Blue Bison needs a haircut

Scott Rothman

Picture book

"Blue Bison prides himself on always looking clean and neat, so when he goes for a haircut and discovers everyplace is closed, he is very upset, but his little sister Bubble Gum Bison and her utterly ridiculous idea saves the day"--Publisher's description.

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New bilingual visual dictionary. English-Russian  by Sedat Turhan

New bilingual visual dictionary. English-Russian

Sedat Turhan

Picture book

Milet's New Bilingual Visual Dictionary series provides an entertaining way for children to learn words in two languages. The dictionary features useful, everyday words that will help learners to build their vocabulary. The words are grouped by subjects, so...

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It's Diwali!  by Kabir Sehgal

It's Diwali!

Kabir Sehgal

Picture book

"In this take-off of the counting rhyme One, Two, Buckle My Shoe, the wonders of Diwali are described"--Publisher's description.

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Love birds  by Jane Yolen

Love birds

Jane Yolen

Picture book

"New in town and shy to boot, bird-loving Jon loves nothing more than to listen for the tappity-tap-tap of a woodpecker, the caw-cawing of crows, the cries of jays, the coos of the doves, and especially the hoots of owls. One night an owl calls, and when Jon...

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To catch a cloud  by Elena De Roo

To catch a cloud

Elena De Roo

Picture book

"An epic story, full of danger wrapped up as a sea shanty from enormously talented poet Elena de Roo and rising star illustrator Hannah Peck. A boy and a dog follow a cloud out to sea, but as the weather worsens he relies on the whales and waves to bear him...

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Hello Spring  by Jo Lindley

Hello Spring

Jo Lindley

Picture book

"Meet four magical friends who control the seasons in this irresistible new series from author-illustrator Jo Lindley. Say hello to the Little Seasons! After a whole year of waiting, it's finally Spring's turn to wear the Weather Crown and create her own...

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SuperDaisy  by Rebecca Smith

SuperDaisy

Rebecca Smith

Picture book

"An empowering and powerful picture book, published in association with The Little Princess Trust. Inspired by a true story, SuperDaisy tells the tale of a little girl undergoing cancer treatment. Told in rhyme, Daisy lets her imagination run wild as she...

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Zeki sleep tight  by Anna McQuinn

Zeki sleep tight

Anna McQuinn

Picture book

"After a busy day, it's time for Zeki to slow down. One by one, his senses get ready to sleep. The room is hushed, the lights low and after a dozy story, he's already beginning to nod off. A companion to Zeki Rise & Shine"--Publisher's description.

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