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Wake up, sheepy head!  by Gavin Aung Than

Wake up, sheepy head!

Gavin Aung Than

Picture book

""Win the morning, win the day," that's what I always say. Join me, Baa Baa Black Belt, as I use my martial arts skills to help the lazy farm animals to rise and shine!"--Publisher.

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General Waste  by Michel Streich

General Waste

Michel Streich

Picture book

"General Waste loves stuff! Wasting lots of stuff! He tosses away apples after one bite, he has hour-long showers, he must have the latest uniform fashion, and he rides around in a monster truck! He shares a house with Gram-Gram. She always saves her...

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Ten green bottoms  by Barry Timms

Ten green bottoms

Barry Timms

Picture book

"Count down from ten with the cheeky aliens and do your 'sums with bums' in Ten Green Bottoms. Join the green-bottomed aliens and their 'wind-powered' rocket as they cause all kinds of mischief on Earth. Includes a number line to count up to ten and back down...

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How to catch a Mamasaurus  by Alice Walstead

How to catch a Mamasaurus

Alice Walstead

Picture book

"Do you have what it takes to catch the most special creature yet? The How to Catch Kids are at it again This time, they're trying to trap the Mamasaurus-- a wonderful creature like no other with strong spirit and a kind heart. On their quest to catch her, the...

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A story no one has ever heard before  by Avi (Cartoonist) Steinberg

A story no one has ever heard before

Avi (Cartoonist) Steinberg

Picture book

"Once upon a time there was a story no one has ever heard before, inspired by a carrot on the run, a knight who'd trade his sword for a pal, and an alien who just wants to get some rest and relaxation. It's a story about how to tell a story. From choosing a...

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Confetti  by Dean Atta

Confetti

Dean Atta

Picture book

"One day, Ari discovers a piece of pink confetti under the sofa. She throws is up into the air and watches it helicopter down: a small, bright moment of celebration. And before long, Ari discovers confetti in other places: at her birthday party; at the Pride...

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I am not the Easter Bunny!  by T. L. McBeth

I am not the Easter Bunny!

T. L. McBeth

Picture book

"Despite the vest, bowtie, and Easter egg painting a bunny insists that he is NOT the Easter Bunny."--Publisher.

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Waiting for tomorrow  by Susan (Children's author) Yoon

Waiting for tomorrow

Susan (Children's author) Yoon

Picture book

"Spending the day preparing their favorite treat, hotteok, a brown sugar-filled Korean pancake, to celebrate their father's long-awaited arrival home the next day, sisters Haejin and Hanna wonder how they'll ever make something special in time when their...

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Eeny and her sisters  by Jane Yolen

Eeny and her sisters

Jane Yolen

Picture book

"Eeny Mole encourages her sisters to face their fears as she has done and venture into the world Up Above."--Publisher.

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I am brave  by Caryl Hart

I am brave

Caryl Hart

Picture book

"There are all sorts of ways to be brave every day, in the things that we do and the things that we say. All your ways to be brave might be different to mine, but however you're feeling, be brave and you'll shine! Being brave isn't all about being a hero -...

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Armadillo rodeo  by Jan Brett

Armadillo rodeo

Jan Brett

Picture book

"Bo, an adventurous, near-sighted armadillo, leaves his mother and brothers to follow a girl heading to a rodeo wearing new red boots which Bo mistakes for another armadillo."--Publisher.

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I can do that too  by Britta Teckentrup

I can do that too

Britta Teckentrup

Picture book

"It's a busy day in the woods for Big and Little Hedgehog, who meet all kinds of animal friends, each of whom can do something special that Little Hedgehog wants to do. Ladybug climbs a tree and jumps off a branch; mole digs a hole; fish swim in the pond....

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Ssweet dreams  by Katharine Holabird

Ssweet dreams

Katharine Holabird

Picture book

"Nervous about her big dance performance the next day, Angelina Ballerina goes through a comforting bedtime routine with her parents that eases her worries and brings her sweet dreams."--Publisher.

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Gilmore girls  by Micol Ostow

Gilmore girls

Micol Ostow

Picture book

"Take a walk down memory lane with the Gilmore Girls as they reminisce on the moments that made Stars Hollow the perfect home for a young mother and daughter. Lorelai and Rory recall when they first arrived in Stars Hollow in search of a welcoming home and...

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Thomas the Tank Engine  by W. Awdry

Thomas the Tank Engine

W. Awdry

Picture book

"The ultimate nostalgic offering for all those who delight in the adventures of this cheeky little engine and his friends. Meet Percy, James, Gordon, and Toby. as well as lots of other characters, down on The Fat Controller's railway."--Publisher.

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Handa's surprise  by Eileen Browne

Handa's surprise

Eileen Browne

Picture book

Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend, Akeyo. But Handa's walk takes her past a variety of animals, who each steal a fruit from the basket on her head.

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The very best words  by Erin Munro

The very best words

Erin Munro

Picture book

Emma's new baby brother James was very nearly perfect, from his velvety head to his wiggly toes. She just wished he could talk. 'I am going to help you find your words,' she told him. But there were too many words to gather them all. So, she decided to bring...

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Kākāpō moon  by Rachel McCoubrey

Kākāpō moon

Rachel McCoubrey

Picture book

"A simple rhyming account of the life of the mysterious kākāpō. With fun facts and beautiful illustrations, children young and old will enjoy learning more about this endangered bird"--Back cover.

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Bubbles the zooting, tooting manatee  by Minky Stapleton

Bubbles the zooting, tooting manatee

Minky Stapleton

Picture book

"Meet Bubbles, a lovable, funny, one-of-a-kind young manatee with a love for speed! Bubbles is a gassy little manatee who loves swimming fast. The more she eats, the more she toots, and the more she toots, the faster she zoots. Her elegant mother and aunties...

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The magic candy ball  by Shuixin Ye

The magic candy ball

Shuixin Ye

Yuanyuan is a very shy little girl. She always speaks in a soft voice. One day, an old man who specializes in sugar figure blowing appears on the street. The sugar figures that he blows are so vivid that the children love to gather around him. Yuanyuan,...

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Cape  by Kevin (Children's author) Johnson

Cape

Kevin (Children's author) Johnson

"After losing the person in his life he loves more than anything, a young child holds onto a cape as a source of comfort and strength as he navigates the sadness and joy of his memories."--Publisher.

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It's okay to be different  by Todd Parr

It's okay to be different

Todd Parr

Picture book

"Describes all kinds of differences that are "okay," cleverly delivering the important messages of acceptance, individuality, understanding and confidence in an accessible, child-friendly format featuring Todd Parr's trademark bold, bright colours and silly...

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Learn your way to happy  by Bernie Hayne

Learn your way to happy

Bernie Hayne

Picture book

"There's so much to discover as you learn your way to happy! Explore all the ways your curiosity can bring you joy in 'Learn your way to happy'!"--Publisher.

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Books are not just for Bedtime  by Eleanor (Children's writer) Pearson

Books are not just for Bedtime

Eleanor (Children's writer) Pearson

Picture book

Books are great companions no matter where you are. One thing's for sure ... books are not just for bedtime! Where will you read this book?

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This is a story  by John Schu

This is a story

John Schu

Picture book

"Children's literacy advocate John Schu and Caldecott Honor recipient Lauren Castillo celebrate the power of finding the perfect book--in a story that's more relevant than ever. With a sea-horse kite in hand, a child heads out with Dad to the library. On the...

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Priya Mistry and the paw prints puzzle  by Babita Sharma

Priya Mistry and the paw prints puzzle

Babita Sharma

Picture book

Introducing Priya Mistry - corner shop super sleuth! She's a Mistry by name, and mysteries are her game. When some puzzling paw prints appear on the floor of her family's corner shop, Priya grabs her mission kit and kicks off an investigation. Can Priya crack...

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Wolf and Bear  by Kate Rolfe

Wolf and Bear

Kate Rolfe

Picture book

"A heartfelt story about a playful young wolf and her best friend, Bear. The two best friends always play together, whether it's paddling in the stream, skidding in the snow, or tumbling in the falling leaves. But sometimes Bear feels sad and wants to be...

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Pop!  by Matt Carr

Pop!

Matt Carr

Picture book

"One rainy afternoon a saucepan was put on the hob. Everything was ready for a very special job. Follow Dave and his friends as they dance their way into becoming popcorn and go on the adventure of their lives in this explosively funny tale. But is the world...

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Captain Looroll  by Matt Carr

Captain Looroll

Matt Carr

Picture book

"From the critically acclaimed creator of Superbat, Spyder and Rhinocorn Rules comes an epic adventures series that proves that superheroes come in ALL shapes and sizes. Originating from the trunk of the magical everlasting oak tree, Captain Looroll is super...

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This is me!  by George (CBeebies presenter) Webster

This is me!

George (CBeebies presenter) Webster

Picture book

"Our differences make us special. We don't all have to be the same. Imagine how boring the world would be if everyone had the same name. With bright and engaging illustrations alongside a genuine and heartfelt story, This is Me is the perfect picture book for...

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Thelma the unicorn  by Aaron Blabey

Thelma the unicorn

Aaron Blabey

Picture book

"Thelma is an ordinary pony who longs to be more. One day, she spots a carrot on the ground and comes up with a brilliant idea! She ties it to her head, just before a skidding truck spills pink paint and glitter all over her! Presto! Thelma is a unicorn!...

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Let the singing begin  by Mike Dumbleton

Let the singing begin

Mike Dumbleton

Picture book

"Fairy Wren knows exactly when to begin singing. It's sooner than you think. Are you ready? Now let the singing begin!"--Back cover.

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Chubby Bunny  by Julie Murphy

Chubby Bunny

Julie Murphy

Picture book

"Barbara "Bunny" Binks comes from a long line of Barbaras, that started with her mother and grandmother. She loves putting her hair up in "bunny buns," playing with her rabbit Ralph, and eating marshmallows. Then one day, she participates in her favorite...

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Easter Bunny's secret diary  by Adam Wallace

Easter Bunny's secret diary

Adam Wallace

Picture book

"Easter Bunny has a diary. But sshh! It's a secret diary! Read all about the mishaps leading up to Easter, from foil-wrapping disasters to falling into vats of melted chocolate! How will Easter Bunny get it all ready in time for Easter?! Take a peek into his...

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Oh, Olive!  by Lian Cho

Oh, Olive!

Lian Cho

Picture book

"Presenting Olive Chen! The most magnificent and brilliant artist in the whole wide world! Her parents are also artists-- serious artists-- who paint prim, proper, perfect shapes. They know Olive has the talent to follow in their footsteps. But Olive likes to...

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Curiously calm with Curious George  by Dawn Huebner

Curiously calm with Curious George

Dawn Huebner

Picture book

"In this reassuring book for young readers with big emotions, kids and grown-ups will learn soothing and fun practices to try when looking for that curiously calm feeling. So get cozy, read together, and breathe deeply alongside everyone's favorite curious...

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Make a splash  by Ashley Franklin

Make a splash

Ashley Franklin

Picture book

"Ariel is a curious mermaid who has always wanted to explore the human world. After saving a prince named Eric from a dangerous shipwreck, Ariel makes a deal with the sea witch, Ursula, so she can meet him and learn more about what life is like beyond her...

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The queen of clumsy  by Victoria Muir

The queen of clumsy

Victoria Muir

Picture book

"Join Margie, the queen of oopsies! Get ready for endless giggles and joyful moments as she dances through life, spreading laughter with every stumble and tumble"--Back cover.

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Richard Scarry's Best first book ever. by Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry's Best first book ever.

Richard Scarry

Picture book

"Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm have fun learning about the alphabet, counting, shapes and sizes, colors, parts of the body, months of the year, manners, nursery rhymes, and more. Helps children to become familiar with over 700 words. Each large, colourful...

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I love you with all my heart  by Jane Chapman

I love you with all my heart

Jane Chapman

Picture book

"Little Bear has broken Mummy's favourite sunflower. What if her mum won't love her any more? Luckily, Mummy knows just what to do:"Put your paw on your heart," she smiles, "and you'll feel my love going on and on for ever!" A heartwarming story of...

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Good morning Gus  by Kelsey Laskowski

Good morning Gus

Kelsey Laskowski

Picture book

"Join three young brothers as they partake in their daily adventures while expressing the joy and honor it is to love someone with Angelman Syndrome. From hanging out at home to on the beach and out on the town, these brothers sure know how to have fun! Step...

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The ABCs of trash with Oscar the Grouch  by Andrea Posner-Sanchez

The ABCs of trash with Oscar the Grouch

Andrea Posner-Sanchez

Picture book

Oscar the Grouch doesn't normally like visitors. But--what's that? You want to see what's inside his trash can? Okay! With plenty of alliteration to help children learn their letters and to make reading aloud a blast, Oscar enthusiastically takes readers...

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The sunshine garden  by Jamie Michalak

The sunshine garden

Jamie Michalak

Picture book

"When Mia is looking after Mr. Angelo's plot at the local community garden, she learns, with the helping hands of her abuela and best friends, that being a team player is better than going solo" --Provided by publisher.

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Richard Scarry's cars and trucks and things that go. by Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry's cars and trucks and things that go.

Richard Scarry

Picture book

"Published to coincide with its 50th anniversary, this rollicking ride through Busytown introduces readers to a wide variety of wild and wacky vehicles and features a removable poster and never-before-seen original sketches."--Publisher.

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Ellie Mae dreams big!  by Kristina McMorris

Ellie Mae dreams big!

Kristina McMorris

Picture book

"Ellie Mae's mind swirls with ideas when her teacher asks, What do you want to be when you grow up?"--Publisher.

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Black Sun, the Dung Beetle  by Tang Tang

Black Sun, the Dung Beetle

Tang Tang

Picture book

"Little dung beetle loves nothing more than pushing dung balls. When he accidentally enters the great dung ball competition, he wins and is crowned 'Black Sun'. However, when he can't smell the dung any more and his legs become stiff, can he keep the Black Sun...

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What would Bluey's mum do?

What would Bluey's mum do?

Picture book

What would Bluey's Mum do? Find out all the answers for real life with Chilli's very own checklist.

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Everyone wants an octopus book!  by Liz Ledden

Everyone wants an octopus book!

Liz Ledden

Picture book

"Inky the octopus wants to read a book with a character that looks like them. With their best friend, Quack the duck, they scour every shelf, but all they seem to find are more books about ducks! Why aren't there any stories with octopuses? They decide maybe...

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Why not?  by George (CBeebies presenter) Webster

Why not?

George (CBeebies presenter) Webster

Picture book

"If you reach for the stars, you can do anything! People are like story books, there's joy to find within. So, turn a page, come inside. and let the fun begin. Join George and his friends in this celebration of the joy in trying new things. So matter how big...

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The velvet messenger  by Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

The velvet messenger

Megan (Fashion illustrator) Hess

Picture book

"Young Violet May lives deep in the winter forest with her mother, the most renowned locksmith in the village. Violet's mother has taught her many things, but the two most important were how to pick a lock in an emergency, and to always trust your instincts -...

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I'm not sleepy  by Raahat Kaduji

I'm not sleepy

Raahat Kaduji

Picture book

"Flora, the smallest dormouse, is going on a grand adventure. The other dormice just want to sleep, but there's a wide world outside, and Flora can't wait to go exploring. She's brave. She's full of questions. And she's not sleepy at all! Flora finds there's...

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Come out, come out, chameleon!  by Jonty Howley

Come out, come out, chameleon!

Jonty Howley

Picture book

"A charming old man is searching everywhere for his pet chameleon. His dog tries to help-- but the man just can't see his colorful pet! The clever chameleon camouflages himself as a flower, a banana, a sock, and much more. When the man finds some pet care...

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Bros  by Carole Boston Weatherford

Bros

Carole Boston Weatherford

Picture book

"From sunrise to sunset, a group of young Black boys joyously spend the day together as they live their best lives freely in their community. With confidence and a touch of swag, these friends do everything with one another: build a time machine, tend to the...

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Noura's crescent moon  by Zainab Khan

Noura's crescent moon

Zainab Khan

Picture book

"Noura can't wait for the sun to go down. The month of Ramadan is almost over, and she and Mama and Papa are headed for the hills for a moonsighting picnic. It would be truly special if Noura's first fast ended with a glimpse of a silvery crescent in the night...

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Twinkle, twinkle, little star  by Lucy (Illustrator) Rogers

Twinkle, twinkle, little star

Lucy (Illustrator) Rogers

Picture book

"Everyone can join in with a first performance of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star in this sing- and sign-along introduction to British Sign Language. Introduced with step-by-step instructions to help little ones learn the BSL signs to the song, readers can then...

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My Diwali light  by Raakhee Mirchandani

My Diwali light

Raakhee Mirchandani

Picture book

"Devi loves the Diwali season. It's a time to wear her favorite red bindi and eat samosas until she bursts! Make mithai and design rangoli with her Papa. And paint diyas with her Nani-- a reminder to shine her light brightly all year long"--Publisher.

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Banana banana meatball  by author GoNoodle!

Banana banana meatball

author GoNoodle!

Picture book

"Get up and get moving with GoNoodle! The Blazer Fresh crew loves to spot patterns - they see them everywhere! Join them in this storybook based on GoNoodle's "Banana Banana Meatball," the popular video and song about patterns that includes a dash of dancing...

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The twelve days of Christmas  by Jan Brett

The twelve days of Christmas

Jan Brett

Picture book

"Whimsical illustations accompany the traditional Christmas song, featuring a young woman's true love sends her extravagant gifts on each of the twelve days of Christmas. Includes information about the original song and it's context in celebrating...

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Baking with Aunty Miri  by Miriam Gee

Baking with Aunty Miri

Miriam Gee

Picture book

"...The child discovers that the secret ingredient in Aunty Miri's muffins isn't the freshly picked blueberries - it's the shared joy of creating something together"--Back cover.

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Aunty Miri's garden  by Miriam Gee

Aunty Miri's garden

Miriam Gee

Picture book

"As the days grow warmer, the blueberries begin to ripen. Aunty Miri's garden is a place where patience grows in abundance"--Back cover.

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A mighty bitey creature  by Ronda Armitage

A mighty bitey creature

Ronda Armitage

Picture book

Ou-ou-ouch! Who did that? No bottoms are safe in a mischievous jungle story sure to elicit peals of laughter. All is quiet in the jungle. But not for long! "Who bit my lovely green bottom?" shouts Frog. He rushes to tell King Lion, who will surely know just...

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Little horses  by Deborah Kelly

Little horses

Deborah Kelly

Picture book

'Out in the bay where sailboats glide, little horses drift and hide...' Beneath the waters of a calm bay, seahorses hide from predators, feed on shrimp and raise their young in gardens of sponge, coral, and grass. But when a storm destroys their habitat, they...

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Pipi dance  by Angie Belcher

Pipi dance

Angie Belcher

Picture book

"Shuffle to the left, then shuffle to the right. Twist your hips from side to side, with all your might. Wriggle and shuffle along with Mumma and Bubs as they do a happy pipi dance to gather kai from the moana for their picnic dinner with the...

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Spot's Easter egg hunt  by Eric Hill

Spot's Easter egg hunt

Eric Hill

"Spot is hunting for Easter eggs in the park. Can you help him find the eggs as you count to five? Toddlers will love peeping through the windows and finding eggs in this counting board book. With five eggs to spot and numbers on every page, this fun Easter...

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Twinkle twinkle little dinosaur  by Kit Frost

Twinkle twinkle little dinosaur

Kit Frost

Picture book

"In a magical prehistoric world lives a little dinosaur with bright, sparkling feet. Teo tries as hard as he can to avoid the attention they bring, but can he grow to love his sparkle? All the dinosaurs love to dance, all apart from Teo. Teo is a very special...

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Goldy Luck and the three pandas  by Natasha Yim

Goldy Luck and the three pandas

Natasha Yim

Picture book

"One Chinese New Year, her mother sends Goldy Luck to the pandas next door with a plate of turnip cakes, but the pandas are out and disaster follows. Includes a recipe for turnip cakes and an explanation of Chinese New Year."--Publisher.

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Lucky duck  by Greg Pizzoli

Lucky duck

Greg Pizzoli

Picture book

"Susan the duck has the worst luck. Her rollerskates are two sizes too big. She's lost her favorite marble. And she's run out of pickles. But with each unfortunate discovery, Wolf shows up with a gift she's won. Her luck has turned around . . . hasn't it? Come...

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Spot goes to a party  by Eric Hill

Spot goes to a party

Eric Hill

"Spot and his friends are going to a fancy dress party! Lift the flaps to discover lots of fun surprises."--Back cover.

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Easter egg hunt  by Mandy Archer

Easter egg hunt

Mandy Archer

Join Duggee and the Squirrels for an Easter Egg hunt that takes them-- everywhere! Today at the clubhouse, the Squirrels have been searching for Easter eggs in the garden, but they start to wonder if they could be hidden elsewhere. Join Duggee and the...

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Plus one  by John (Children's book illustrator) Hare

Plus one

John (Children's book illustrator) ...

Picture book

Agnes is having a tea party, but the first person who shows up is the persistent boy next door-- who comes with an astonishing variety of animal friends (and an awesome mother).

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Hello, Paddington!

Hello, Paddington!

"This book is a wonderful introduction to the loveable bear from Peru, his friends and his adopted family, the Browns. With colourful sturdy tabbed board pages on each character, it's perfect for little paws! Find out what the young bear keeps under his hat...

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Not he or she, I'm me  by A. M. Wild

Not he or she, I'm me

A. M. Wild

Picture book

"A child gets ready for a wonderful day. They gleefully get dressed, hug their parents, go to school, and play with friends. All the while, unapologetically reminding themselves that they are and can only be themselves. The nonbinary experience is brightly...

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ABC of love for mum  by Patricia Hegarty

ABC of love for mum

Patricia Hegarty

"Show mum your love with this sweet celebration of all that makes her special -- from A to Z!"--Back cover.

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All about Zog  by Julia Donaldson

All about Zog

Julia Donaldson

"Meet the Flying Doctors - a dragon, knight and girl. Their names are Gadabout the Great, and Zog, and Princess Pearl. Get to know Zog and his friends in this fun shaped board book."--Publisher.

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Bun on the run  by Smriti Prasadam-Halls

Bun on the run

Smriti Prasadam-Halls

Picture book

"On a shiny white plate in a baker's shop sat Bernard the bun - with a cherry on top. Bernard the bun is squidgy, soft and ready for an adventure! All he needs to do is escape the baker's shop and he's home free... Except, there's a dog, a cat and a goose on...

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Just a rainy day  by Mercer Mayer

Just a rainy day

Mercer Mayer

Picture book

"Little Critter's sister is upset because its raining, and she doesn't want to play inside. A trip to the mall, however, is a lot of fun."--Publisher.

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1, 2, 3, Do the Unicorn  by Michelle (Michelle Jane) Robinson

1, 2, 3, Do the Unicorn

Michelle (Michelle Jane) Robinson

Picture book

"Cleo and her unicorn friends are having fun dancing, prancing and swishing their tails in the magic forest, until-- oh no!-- their noise wakes the big, scary Giant. But not all is what it seems-- and a Fe Fi Fo turns quickly into friendship!"--Publisher.

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The wheels on the bus go round and round  by Kate Toms

The wheels on the bus go round and round

Kate Toms

Picture book

Join in with the animals as they cluck, jump and knit, all day long on their favourite bus!

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Stanley the baker  by William Bee

Stanley the baker

William Bee

Picture book

"It's another busy day at Stanley's bakery! There's so much to do before Stanley's customers arrive! He must prove the dough and bake enough treats to make a yummy display. Will he get everything done in time to open the bakery?"--Publisher.

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Hippos remain calm  by Sandra Boynton

Hippos remain calm

Sandra Boynton

Picture book

"Hippos have a reputation for wild parties that go on till dawn. People have even gone so far as to say that partying hippos go berserk. Nobody knows how these rumors got started. But even if its true (it is), it's not the whole story. Given the deep...

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Wintergarden  by Janet S. Fox

Wintergarden

Janet S. Fox

Picture book

"Winter outside the window, Garden on the sill. With a little bit of love and care, a few seeds nestled in pots, and a good windowsill, there's no better time to make an herb garden with mom than in the dead of winter. Together, a young girl and her mother can...

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The dinosaurs who loved applause  by Russell Punter

The dinosaurs who loved applause

Russell Punter

Picture book

"A colourful tale of two attention-grabbing dinosaurs who learn to take turns. This funny, rhyming picture book features Gus and Dee, two dinosaurs who love to be the centre of attention. So Sid's charity show provides a great opportunity for them to show off....

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L is for love  by author Atinuke

L is for love

author Atinuke

Picture book

"L is for Luscious Lemons. Look! L is for Lazy Lions. L is for Lagos. L is for Love. A whole family set off to sell their luscious lemons at the market in Lagos. They leave before dawn with lamps in hand and loads on heads. They have quite an adventure ahead...

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Noodle conquers Comfy Mountain  by Jonathan Graziano

Noodle conquers Comfy Mountain

Jonathan Graziano

Picture book

"As he prepares for a no bones day, Noodle the pug decides to rest on the top of Comfy Mountain, but finds his ascent harder than he anticipated."--Publisher.

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Nova's missing masterpiece  by Brooke Graham

Nova's missing masterpiece

Brooke Graham

Picture book

"When Nova realizes the artwork that she created for her dad's birthday present is missing her tummy flip flops and her heart ker-thumps. She and her dog, Harley turn the house upside down but the missing masterpiece is nowhere to be found. Inevitably, Nova...

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Wild book day  by Karl Newson

Wild book day

Karl Newson

Picture book

"Characters from different stories collide to celebrate the rich tapestry of children's literature. Get ready for an adventure on Wild Book Day! Pages turn, dragons soar and pirates dig, as books go wild and pictures escape! If you can keep their secret, then...

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Are you big?  by Mo Willems

Are you big?

Mo Willems

Picture book

"A hilarious nonfiction picture book about the relationship between size and scale. Are YOU big? A simple question sends readers to the far reaches of the universe. From an average-size kid - to a hot air balloon - to a storm cloud - to the M100 Galaxy, size...

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How to be invisible  by Nick Bland

How to be invisible

Nick Bland

Picture book

"When Bunny arrives at the park wearing Grandpa's hat, he thinks it has made him invisible. But Bird can still see him! The more Bunny tries, the less invisible he seems. The best friends enjoy the hat even if it's not magical. But are they sure it's not a...

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I really, really need a poo  by Karl Newson

I really, really need a poo

Karl Newson

Picture book

"Parp! Toot! Uh-oh! Bush Baby needs a poo! But all the toilets are too tiny or taken. It's poo-poo pandemonium!"--Back cover.

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Little chick  by Petr Horáček

Little chick

Petr Horáček

"Who can you find on the farm? Join Little Chick and peep through the cut-outs on each spread to spy a whole host of animals. And there is a very special someone waiting at the end of the book."--Publisher.

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Counting sheep  by Michelle (Michelle Jane) Robinson

Counting sheep

Michelle (Michelle Jane) Robinson

Picture book

"Down on the farm, it's time to sleep. So sheepdog, Sam, rounds up the sheep. Everyone knows that counting sheep will send you straight to sleep but what happens when the sheep won't go to sleep? And what if they don't know how to count, either?! Sheepdog,...

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Little Bunny  by Petr Horáček

Little Bunny

Petr Horáček

"Who can you find in the woods? Join Little Bunny and peep through the cut-outs on each spread to spy a whole host of woodland animals. And there is a very special someone waiting at the end of the book."--Publisher.

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I will read to you  by Gideon Sterer

I will read to you

Gideon Sterer

Picture book

"A young boy heads into the woods to read bedtime stories to vampires, witches, skeletons, and other kinds of monsters who have no one to help them to sleep"--Publisher's description.

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Three little monkeys and the Grand Hotel  by Quentin Blake

Three little monkeys and the Grand Hotel

Quentin Blake

Picture book

"Hilda Snibbs is going on holiday to the Grand Hotel – and, of course, she is taking her three little monkeys, Tim and Sam and Lulu. But what starts out as a relaxing break soon begins to unravel in this fun-filled and mischievous tale!"--Publisher's...

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The dressing up badge  by Lauren Holowaty

The dressing up badge

Lauren Holowaty

"Join Duggee and the Squirrels as they dress-up in their favourite costumes! Duggee and the Squirrels are having a dressing up party to celebrate Enid's birthday - but what will everyone dress as? Lift the flaps to join in the adventure and earn your dressing...

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Dear Easter Bunny  by Maxine Lee-Mackie

Dear Easter Bunny

Maxine Lee-Mackie

Picture book

"An EGG-citing new picture book perfect for sharing together at Easter! The Easter Bunny has lots to do before delivering eggs to children around the world. Luckily her superspectacular Eggatron chocolate making machine can help! But when Easter Bunny's chick...

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Two rabbits  by Larissa Ferenchuk

Two rabbits

Larissa Ferenchuk

Picture book

"What happens when best friends fight? What happens when you hurt someone by saying unkind words? And what's the best way to fix things? Little Grey Rabbit and Little Brown Rabbit are about to find out this in this touching story of friendship and...

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The boy who brought the snow  by Hollie Hughes

The boy who brought the snow

Hollie Hughes

Picture book

"In the heart of a great city lives a little boy without a home. But when he finds a magical snow globe, everything begins to change."--Publisher.

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My mummy is amazing  by Lauren Holowaty

My mummy is amazing

Lauren Holowaty

Picture book

"Peppa and her friends are celebrating their mummies at playgroup and share all the reasons their mummies are amazing! All their mummies are different and special in their own way but what is one thing they will all share?"--Publisher.

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Trains, boats and planes  by Michelle (Michelle Jane) Robinson

Trains, boats and planes

Michelle (Michelle Jane) Robinson

Picture book

"Join three busy transport vehicles as they speed their doggy passengers to the Big Festival! The running isn't smooth, and there's a rainstorm on the way. Trains, boats and planes: which one would you ride? Featuring hundreds of vehicles, all with doggy...

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