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Steam train, dream train. Colors  by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Steam train, dream train. Colors

Sherri Duskey Rinker

Picture book

"All aboard for a rainbow of train cars and their lively animal crew. Rhyming text inspired by the bestselling Steam Train, Dream Train will assist youngest readers in learning their colors."--Provided by publisher.

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Steam train, dream train 1-2-3  by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Steam train, dream train 1-2-3

Sherri Duskey Rinker

Picture book

"Cuddle up with the beloved animal friends from the bestselling Steam Train, Dream Train and count on lots of fun! Little train enthusiasts will love counting from one to ten along with the dreamy train cars!--

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Elmore  by Holly Hobbie

Elmore

Holly Hobbie

Picture book

"Elmore is a porcupine desperate to make friends. But it is hard to seek closeness with others when you're covered with spikes that shoot off your back every so often. Elmore suffers rejection and heartbreak, but the goodness of his forest community ultimately...

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Little Ted's big heart  by Rosie Greening

Little Ted's big heart

Rosie Greening

Picture book

"One day, Little Ted makes his friends a big heart to show them how much he loves them. The problem is, the heart is too big to fit down Rabbit's burrow and too heavy for Owl to lift to his nest. All seems lost, until Ted's friends help him see that a...

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Kate, who tamed the wind  by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon

Kate, who tamed the wind

Elizabeth Garton Scanlon

Picture book

"A wild wind blows on the tippy-top of a steep hill, turning everything upside down for the man who lives there. Luckily, Kate comes up with a plan to tame the wind. With an old wheelbarrow full of young trees, she journeys up the steep hill to add a...

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Sometimes noise is big  by Angela Coelho

Sometimes noise is big

Angela Coelho

Picture book

"Sometimes noise is too big for my ears. Sometimes the light is too loud for my eyes. I have autism and this means that sometimes the world around me is just too much! This book will help you to see the world through my eyes and to understand why I react...

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How to grow a dinosaur  by Jill Esbaum

How to grow a dinosaur

Jill Esbaum

Picture book

"Provides practical advice for a young dinosaur when a baby brother arrives, such as the good news that he will be toddling soon, but the bad news that he will not know what is dangerous."--Provided by publisher.

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Thomas' Easter adventure

Thomas' Easter adventure

Picture book

"Thomas can't wait until the Sodor Easter picnic! But when the Toublesome Trucks hide all the Easter eggs, Thomas has to save the day and prove just how useful he can be!"--Back cover.

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Peter Rabbit. Battle for the garden.

Peter Rabbit. Battle for the garden.

Picture book

"A full-colour picture book based on the major new movie, Peter Rabbit, hopping into cinemas in 2018. Brave Peter Rabbit is sneaking into Mr McGregor's garden again. Only this time he is caught red-handed! A tale of adventure, daring and mayhem! Based...

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Go Go and the silver shoes  by Jane Godwin

Go Go and the silver shoes

Jane Godwin

Picture book

"Go Go has three brothers and most of her clothes are handed down from them. Except for shoes, which is why she loves new shoes, especially her latest and most precious silver shoes. But when she loses one in the creek on a family picnic, Go Go is devastated....

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Kuaka visits Samoa  by Vanessa Peterson

Kuaka visits Samoa

Vanessa Peterson

Picture book

Children can experience the animals, foods, places and culture of Samoa by following the journey of Kuaka, a native New Zealand godwit (bird). Uses a story format and the concept of bird migration to introduce Samoan places, food and customs.

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Kuaka visits Niue  by Vanessa Peterson

Kuaka visits Niue

Vanessa Peterson

Picture book

Children can experience the animals, foods, places and culture of Niue by following the journey of Kuaka, a native New Zealand godwit (bird). Uses a story format and the concept of bird migration to introduce places in Niue, food and customs.

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Kuaka visits Fiji  by Vanessa Peterson

Kuaka visits Fiji

Vanessa Peterson

Picture book

Children can experience the animals, foods, places and culture of Fiji by following the journey of Kuaka, a native New Zealand godwit (bird). Uses a story format and the concept of bird migration to introduce Fijian places, food and customs.

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I love you, Mummy Pig  by Lauren Holowaty

I love you, Mummy Pig

Lauren Holowaty

Picture book

"Peppa and George want to give Mummy Pig a very special day to show her how much they love her, but things don't always go entirely to plan . . . Clever, brave and resourceful Mummy Pig comes to the rescue over and over again in this charming, sparkly...

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Zoom  by Sha'an D'Anthes

Zoom

Sha'an D'Anthes

Picture book

"Scout is an inventor, a dreamer, a do-er. After breakfast, Scout builds a rocket and flies to outer space to explore our solar system and the animals that make up the universe. When the rocket starts running low on fuel, it's time to go home and get...

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The three little pigs  by Ronne Randall

The three little pigs

Ronne Randall

Picture book

"The three little pigs set off to build houses of their own. But will they be safe when a hungry wolf comes along?"--Page [4] of cover.

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The ugly duckling  by Ronne Randall

The ugly duckling

Ronne Randall

Picture book

"The Ugly Duckling is pushed away because he doesn't fit in. He struggles through the winter, but is friendship just around the corner?"--Page [4] of cover.

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Come with me  by Holly M. McGhee

Come with me

Holly M. McGhee

Picture book

Frightened by news of angry people around the world, a young girl gets her parents' help in learning to be compassionate and brave a little at a time."--Provided by publisher.

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Little Red Riding Hood  by Rachel Elliot

Little Red Riding Hood

Rachel Elliot

Picture book

"Little Red Riding Hood thinks she is all alone as she skips through the wood to visit Grandmother. But who is that peeping through the trees?"--Provided by publisher.

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Cinderella  by Rachel Elliot

Cinderella

Rachel Elliot

Picture book

"Cinderella dreams of dancing at the ball but instead, she is left at home. Until, that is, her fairy godmother appears and waves her magic wand.v

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Jack and the beanstalk  by Ronne Randall

Jack and the beanstalk

Ronne Randall

Picture book

"Poor Jack and his mother don't have any money for food. But when Jack swaps their precious cow for some magic beans, everything changes."--Provided by publisher.

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Goldilocks and the three Bears  by Ronne Randall

Goldilocks and the three Bears

Ronne Randall

Picture book

"The three bears go out for a walk while their porridge is cooling down. But when they arrive back home, they find they have an unexpected visitor."--Provided by publisher.

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What you see on the farm  by Sebastien Braun

What you see on the farm

Sebastien Braun

Picture book

"From clucking hens in the henhouse to apples and pears in the orchard and lots of farm scenes in-between, this look-and-say book for little ones is a great way to start learning about nature on a farm. The spot-and-find aspect is perfect for the youngest...

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We're going on an egg hunt  by Laura Hughes

We're going on an egg hunt

Laura Hughes

Picture book

"Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, this board book is great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way - lambs, chicks, bees and ducks - and there's even a wolfish...

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Peppa throws a boomerang  by Mandy Archer

Peppa throws a boomerang

Mandy Archer

Picture book

Peppa and her family are on holiday in Australia, staying with Kylie Kangaroo. When it's time for them to return home, Kylie gives Peppa a present to remember her trip, but what is this funny stick? It's a boomerang! Kylie teaches Peppa how to throw...

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Peppa goes surfing  by Mandy Archer

Peppa goes surfing

Mandy Archer

Picture book

"Peppa and her family are in Australia, staying with Kylie Kangaroo. When the two families visit the beach to learn how to surf, Daddy Pig and George find their own special way of riding the waves!"

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What friends do  by Nancy Parent

What friends do

Nancy Parent

Picture book

"There's trouble on the tracks when Percy wants to borrow Thomas' carriages for an important job, but Thomas isn't sure he wants to share. Can the friends find a way to work together and save the day?"--Provided by publisher.

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Grandma Z  by Daniel Gray-Barnett

Grandma Z

Daniel Gray-Barnett

Picture book

"On an ordinary day, in an even more ordinary town, it was Albert's birthday. When Grandma Z roars into town on her motorcycle, Albert is swept up in a very extraordinary adventure. This glorious debut from Daniel Gray-Barnett is filled with wonder, imagination,...

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The hole story  by Kelly Canby

The hole story

Kelly Canby

Picture book

"One day Charlie finds a hole. A hole of his very own! He picks it up and pops it in his pocket. But it doesn't take Charlie long to realise that a hole in your pocket is not a good thing to have . . ."--Provided by publisher.

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It took three to make me  by Jacqui Cooper

It took three to make me

Jacqui Cooper

Picture book

"More and more families today are being created with the assistance of IVF technologies, but the process can be confusing and intimidating - especially for children who want to know where they came from. In this charming and heartwarming picture book,...

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Granny McFlitter, the champion knitter  by Heather Haylock

Granny McFlitter, the champion knitter

Heather Haylock

Picture book

"Based on true events, a lively picture book about a sprightly granny who knits warm jumpers for little blue penguins after the oil spill following the wrecking of the Rena, with illustrations by the winner of the Storylines Gavin Bishop Award. But did...

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Look out, it's a dragon!  by Jonny Lambert

Look out, it's a dragon!

Jonny Lambert

Picture book

"Saffi isn't like other dragons. She doesn't enjoy crushing castles and capturing princesses. But when she finds the perfect new home, how can she persuade her new neighbours that she is a helpful sort of dragon? "--Provided by publisher.

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Floaty  by John Himmelman

Floaty

John Himmelman

Picture book

"Blah! Mr. Raisin is a bit of a grump. He lives all alone in a little house, and he likes it that way just fine. One day, a mysterious basket appears on Mr. Raisin's doorstep. When he opens it up, it seems there's nothing inside . . . until he notices...

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ABC mindful me  by Christiane (Illustrator) Engel

ABC mindful me

Christiane (Illustrator) Engel

Picture book

"From Awareness to Zen and everything in between, take a deep breath, find some quiet space, and together we'll discover the magic of mindfulness!" --

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Sandcastle  by Philip Bunting

Sandcastle

Philip Bunting

Picture book

"Rae and Grandad set out to build a sandcastle. They make a tall tower. They raise great ramparts. They dig a deep moat. They even find a dragon. But will it be enough to hold the tide? Sandcastle is a beautiful exploration of the ebb and flow of life."--Provided...

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I'm not using the potty  by Laura Gehl

I'm not using the potty

Laura Gehl

Picture book

"Egg is scared to use the potty, until Peep convinces her to do so"--

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Whose eyes are these?  by Virginie Gobert-Martin

Whose eyes are these?

Virginie Gobert-Martin

Picture book

"Invites readers to identify animals by their eyes and follow them into their natural habitats."--Provided by publisher.

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Honk! Splat! Vroom!  by Barry Gott

Honk! Splat! Vroom!

Barry Gott

Picture book

"Five mice race down a road, eager to cross the finish line. But first they must overcome all sorts of messy obstacles, including mud and one very hungry cat! Luckily, a friendly goose saves the day. Told in 53 simple words, this delightful picture book...

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Let's point!  by Carol McDougall

Let's point!

Carol McDougall

Picture book

"Interactive Baby Steps board book explores parent and child pointing and naming. When baby reaches about 12 months of age, pointing becomes a powerful way to communicate. Let's Point! features curious and wonder-filled babies pointing at the many interesting...

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Goodnight, I love you  by Danielle McLean

Goodnight, I love you

Danielle McLean

Picture book

When the day is at a close and sunset paints the sky, Mummy Owl comes swooping in to sing her lullaby. Join the animals heading to bed in this heart-warming board book, with a fantastic sparkly peep-through moon!"--Provided by publisher.

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The littlest Viking  by Alexandra Penfold

The littlest Viking

Alexandra Penfold

Picture book

"The littlest Viking must deal with an even littler Viking--his new baby sister"--

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We're amazing 1,2,3!  by Leslie Kimmelman

We're amazing 1,2,3!

Leslie Kimmelman

Picture book

"This story stars Elmo, Abby, and their friend Julia, who has autism. Together, the three pals have a delightful playdate."--Provided by publisher.

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If apples had teeth  by Milton Glaser

If apples had teeth

Milton Glaser

Picture book

"A book about language, play, and the relationship between words and images."--

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The bunny hop  by Sarah Albee

The bunny hop

Sarah Albee

Picture book

"In a tale told in rhyme, little bunnies begin turning up in the strangest places all over Sesame Street early one Easter morning."--Provided by publisher.

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The boy and the blue Moon  by Sara O'Leary

The boy and the blue Moon

Sara O'Leary

Picture book

"On the night of a blue moon, a boy and his cat set out for a walk and find themselves on a magical adventure. Together they travel through fields of flowers, forests of towering trees, and lakes of deep dark blue. Flying through starry blue skies, they...

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Ruby's Chinese New Year  by Vickie Lee

Ruby's Chinese New Year

Vickie Lee

Picture book

"As Ruby travels to her grandmother's house to bring her a gift for Chinese New Year, she is joined by all of the animals of the zodiac. Includes the legend of the Chinese horoscope and instructions for crafts."--Provided by publisher.

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Flo  by Kyo Maclear

Flo

Kyo Maclear

Picture book

"Meet Flo! Flo is the littlest panda. She likes to explore, relax, and enjoy everything around her. She is never in a hurry. But . . . sometimes she takes too much time, and the other pandas get impatient. One day they find themselves in trouble. Can...

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Walk and see ABC  by Rosalind Beardshaw

Walk and see ABC

Rosalind Beardshaw

Picture book

"This elegant alphabet board book will teach little ones all about nature. The talented Rosalind Beardshaw's beautiful illustrations and visual storytelling follow two children on a day in the countryside, bringing a narrative feel to this simple book...

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Fox and the bike ride  by Corey R. Tabor

Fox and the bike ride

Corey R. Tabor

Picture book

"It's the day of the animals' annual bike ride, and Fox is not excited. Every year it's the same old, same old. Fox wants adventure. He wants action-adventure. He wants danger-action-adventure! (And snacks too, of course.) So he secretly schemes to make...

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Friends make everything better  by Mark Sperring

Friends make everything better

Mark Sperring

Picture book

"If you're at home feeling down in the flumps, A little fed up with it all...Then come with Belle and Boo when they go out to play, leave your worries behind and sail across the waves. Dive down deep into the ocean, rise up high on top of the clouds,...

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Perfect petunias  by Lynn Jenkins

Perfect petunias

Lynn Jenkins

Picture book

"Perfect Petunias is a book especially for those little people who find it hard to make mistakes, designed to 'shape' perfectionistic tendencies towards being a little more self-accepting and flexible. Loppy LAC is very worried about not doing his homework...

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Lola Dutch  by Kenneth Wright

Lola Dutch

Kenneth Wright

Book

"It's the beginning of a new day, and Lola Dutch is bursting with creative ideas! Even if her enthusiasm is a 'bit much' for some, with the help of her animal friends she is inspired to make every day amazing!"--

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The knight who took all day  by James Mayhew

The knight who took all day

James Mayhew

Book

"A knight must do battle with a dragon if he is to win the hand of his beloved princess. But when a dragon finally comes along our hero realises he also needs to look his best if he is to impress, and that may take some time. A classic, colourful children's...

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Rulers of the playground  by Joseph Kuefler

Rulers of the playground

Joseph Kuefler

Picture book

"One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground. Everyone agreed to obey his rules to play in King Jonah's kingdom . . . Everyone except for Lennox . . . because she wanted to rule the playground, too. A gloriously rendered, hilariously...

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Mae among the stars  by Roda Ahmed

Mae among the stars

Roda Ahmed

Picture book

When young Mae Jemison is asked by her teacher what she wants to be when she grows up, African American Mae tells her mostly white classmates that she wants to be an astronaut, a dream that her parents wholeheartedly support.

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Peppa's vegetable garden  by Lauren Holowaty

Peppa's vegetable garden

Lauren Holowaty

Picture book

"Grandpa Pig loves growing vegetables in his garden, so Peppa and George want to be farmers too! They have lots of fun choosing what to grow, planting their seeds and learning to be patient waiting for them to grow. Then it's time for a delicious vegetable...

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Poor little rabbit!  by Jörg Mühle

Poor little rabbit!

Jörg Mühle

Picture book

"Oh no, Little Rabbit has hurt his arm. And there's blood! Can you help him? Blow gently three times, try a bandage, a rhyme, but he's still crying... Let's give his ears a stroke and wipe his tears. There, all better! Off you go, Little Rabbit!"--Provided...

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Baby's very first play book garden words  by Stella Baggott

Baby's very first play book garden words

Stella Baggott

Picture book

"A brightly coloured, high-contrast, multi-sensory book which introduces babies to everyday vocabulary. A perfect book for sharing for babies at all stages of their development."--Provided by publisher.

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The busy engines  by Laura Green

The busy engines

Laura Green

Picture book

"The Busy Engines Lift-the-Flap Book will teach young fans all about their favourite engines and what they do."--Provided by publisher.

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I say ooh you say aah  by John Kane

I say ooh you say aah

John Kane

Picture book

"Ooh the donkey has lost his pants. Readers must help him find them! In this picture book, young readers help to tell the story by responding to simple verbal or visual cues. This hilarious book is perfect for reading aloud and is fun for the whole family."--Provided...

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Elvis Presley's Love me tender  by Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley's Love me tender

Elvis Presley

Picture book

"Elvis Presley's hit song 'Love Me Tender' is reimagined as an ode to families of all shapes and sizes"--

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Dr. Tenth  by Adam Hargreaves

Dr. Tenth

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

"What's the Doctor to do when he's trapped on an alien world with an unhappy Sontararn?"--Back cover.

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Ten fat sausages  by Michelle Robinson

Ten fat sausages

Michelle Robinson

Picture book

"Come on a great escape through the kitchen as we follow each sausage that decides to make a run for it. Will they succeed or will the cat, blender, plug hole or fan prove their downfall?"--Provided by publisher.

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The Tangle Fairy  by Seema Barker

The Tangle Fairy

Seema Barker

Picture book

"Every night Jaya's hair turns into a dreadful tangle even though she brushes it straight. Her mother explains that the Tangle Fairy comes at night to tangle her hair. So Jaya has a talk to the Tangle Fairy and hears her story."--Provided by publishe...

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Dr. Fifth  by Adam Hargreaves

Dr. Fifth

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

"The crew of the TARDIS sets out to replenish supplies when they run into an unexpected foe - and only the Doctor can stop him."--Back cover.

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Dr. Sixth  by Adam Hargreaves

Dr. Sixth

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

"The TARDIS is caught in a time distortion, forcing the Doctor to confront his old foe the Rani in an epic battle of wits."--Back cover.

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Dr. Third  by Adam Hargreaves

Dr. Third

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

"The Doctor just wants to get back into his lab - but some trapped friends, an unexpected snowstorm, and some icy visitors get in the way."--Back cover.

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Mouse and the moon  by M. Christina Butler

Mouse and the moon

M. Christina Butler

Picture book

"Before Little Harvest Mouse closes his eyes each night, he sings a lullaby to his very own Moon. Then, one cloudy evening, the Moon disappears. And Little Mouse discovers that he is not the only one looking for her. With stunning sparkling glitter, this...

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The foggy, foggy forest  by Nick Sharratt

The foggy, foggy forest

Nick Sharratt

Picture book

"Who's lurking in the foggy forest? This title lets children to look through the trees and guess the shapes to find out whether it's a fairy queen on a trampoline, three brown bears on picnic chairs, or an ogre doing yoga."--Provided by publisher.

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Another night before Christmas  by Carol Ann Duffy

Another night before Christmas

Carol Ann Duffy

Picture book

"It's the night before Christmas and a young girl creeps like a mouse down the stairs, determined to find out for certain whether Santa is real. But she falls asleep within seconds ...Soon, Santa and his reindeer land on her roof-top and when he bursts...

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The big monster snorey book  by Leigh Hodgkinson

The big monster snorey book

Leigh Hodgkinson

Picture book

"There doesn't seem to be anything going on in this book right now. You see, everybody's asleep. The monsters are making an awful lot of noise--snoring and grumbling, tapping and chattering. After such a long sleep, what happens if they wake up and are...

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Banjo Badger knows sounds  by Katie Abey

Banjo Badger knows sounds

Katie Abey

Picture book

"Let's help Banjo Badger learn all about sounds! How many sounds do you know? Bright Buddies early learning books tick all the boxes: Bright colours check! Simple concepts that babies and toddlers love to discover check! Subtle humour and sophisticated...

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Colorful Peeps  by Andrea Posner-Sanchez

Colorful Peeps

Andrea Posner-Sanchez

Picture book

"Learn your colours as you read with this bright and colorful board book. Colourful scenes from everyday life are shown with a new colour every page spread."--Provided by cataloguer.

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Baby's first words  by Dawn Sirett

Baby's first words

Dawn Sirett

Picture book

The cool, high-contrast design of this book will appeal to parents and children alike. Packed with babies' first words, from socks and shoes, to apples and trucks, but packaged with style, this book is just right for design-conscious adults and their...

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Baby's first baby animals  by Dawn Sirett

Baby's first baby animals

Dawn Sirett

Picture book

With beautiful, clear pictures that have an eye-catching, raised effect, and lots of bright colours, this baby book will help your little one learn about baby animals and start to recognise them in real life. You and your baby will enjoy reading aloud...

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Colours with ladybird  by Dawn Sirett

Colours with ladybird

Dawn Sirett

Picture book

"Go on a magical adventure with a cute little ladybird, and learn colours with her animal friends. Perfect for hands-on learning, this charming board book follows a little ladybird on her extraordinary day, as magic flowers turn her red shoes into other...

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Ash dresses her friends  by Fu Wenzheng

Ash dresses her friends

Fu Wenzheng

Picture book

"Ash is feeling lonely. She wishes she had someone to play with. When a sad elephant comes along, Ash has an idea that will cheer him up. Soon she is sharing her idea with lots of animals in the forest. A warm-hearted story about sharing with others."--Provided...

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Jumble Wood  by Helena Covell

Jumble Wood

Helena Covell

Picture book

"Far, far away there was a wood. A jumble of twists and turns, ups and downs, and unknowns. The little creatures that lived there each had a thing that made them happy... ... all of them except Pod, who just can't seem to find hers. Exasperated and sad,...

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The word collector  by Peter H. (Peter Hamilton) Reynolds

The word collector

Peter H. (Peter Hamilton) Reynolds

Picture book

"Jerome enjoys collecting and using words that he hears, reads, or sees, and then decides to share his collection with others."--Provided by publisher.

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Tiny and the big dig  by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Tiny and the big dig

Sherri Duskey Rinker

Picture book

"Tiny is a small, but very determined dog and right now he smells a big bone buried deep in the earth of the garden--and he is going to get that bone no matter how far down he has to dig."--Provided by publisher.

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Happy little squirrel  by Ge Cuilin

Happy little squirrel

Ge Cuilin

Picture book

"Little Squirrel shares his home with all his friends. But one day Fox decides he wants the house to be his. Little Squirrel's friends help to find him a new home. A charming story that celebrates friendship and kindness."--Provided by publisher.

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Superhero Mum  by Timothy Knapman

Superhero Mum

Timothy Knapman

Picture book

"All mums are brilliant and the mum in this story is no exception. She doesn't wear a cape or fly to Earth from Outer Space, but she runs for the bus so fast it feels like flying, uses her super strength to carry her daughter's boots, coat, bag AND scooter,...

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The river  by Hanako Clulow

The river

Hanako Clulow

Picture book

"Follow a little fish on her epic journey downriver as she travels out into the unknown. With stunning artwork from Hanako Clulow, a lyrical narrative and a magical 'swimming fish' on every page, this is a book to treasure and revisit time and again."--Provided...

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Me and my Grandma  by Alison Ritchie

Me and my Grandma

Alison Ritchie

Picture book

"Little Bear loves to explore with Grandma! Together they climb trees, splash in puddles and catch fish for their tea. If only the day could go on for ever!"--Provided by publisher.

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Bunny's staycation  by Lori Richmond

Bunny's staycation

Lori Richmond

Picture book

"Little Bunny is sad when Mama leaves on a business trip, so Papa helps Little Bunny craft an imaginative staycation at home until Mama returns."--Provided by publisher.

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Nature's lullaby fills the night  by Dee Leone

Nature's lullaby fills the night

Dee Leone

Picture book

"Shh - listen. Can you hear the quiet, loving sounds of the nighttime world? From moths fluttering their powdery wings, to a nightingale's sweet trills, to swaying willow trees softly shushing, shushing everyone to sleep, this rhythmic, rhyming lullaby...

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Marigold & Daisy  by Andrea Zuill

Marigold & Daisy

Andrea Zuill

Picture book

"Even snails can feel jealous over a new baby! Although Marigold is excited to meet her new snail sister, Daisy, she quickly realizes that Daisy must possess strange superpowers. After all, their parents think everything Daisy does is cute-even pooping!...

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A couch for llama  by Leah Gilbert

A couch for llama

Leah Gilbert

Picture book

"The Lago family really loves their couch. It's perfect for reading, snuggling, and playing. But all good things come to an end, and, one day, the family must replace it. As they drive home with their new couch, though, it falls off their car and into...

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Wolfie paints the town  by Sabina Gibson

Wolfie paints the town

Sabina Gibson

Picture book

"Wolfie makes her way around Little Wood, the tiniest town around, painting one thing after another, but not sharing her artwork until she is ready for her big show."--Provided by publisher.

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The weaver  by Qian Shi

The weaver

Qian Shi

Picture book

"Stanley is a spider, a weaver and a collector. On his web he collects seeds, twigs, leaves and all kinds of precious things he cannot name. Stanley is very proud of his collection, but what can one tiny spider do when it is washed away?"--Provided by...

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Nobody's duck  by Mary Sullivan

Nobody's duck

Mary Sullivan

Picture book

"In a surprising twist, Alligator helps Duck find his family."--Provided by publisher.

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Sleep tight, Charlie  by Michaël Escoffier

Sleep tight, Charlie

Michaël Escoffier

Picture book

"Charlie goes through his bedtime preparations, closes his eyes, and drifts off to sleep, only to be awakened repeatedly by noisy animals outside his window."--Provided by publisher.

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Choo choo clickety-clack!  by Margaret Mayo

Choo choo clickety-clack!

Margaret Mayo

Picture book

"It's all go in this action-packed picture book. Discover a different vehicle on each page, from trains and buses, to racing cars, bikes, and even a hot air balloon! With bright, bold illustrations and lively, rhyming text this is perfect for sharing...

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Volo's guide to monsters

Volo's guide to monsters

Book

"The esteemed loremaster Volothamp Geddarm is back! And never has his research been so dangerous-- he's compiled a dissertation on iconic monsters! Elminster doesn't believe Volo got some the details quite right-- but you'll discover the stories and lairs...

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The mouse who wasn't scared  by Petr Horáček

The mouse who wasn't scared

Petr Horáček

Picture book

"Little Mouse wants to play in the woods. They are dark and full of big scary animals. But Little Mouse isn't frightened of anything -- or is she? Lift the flap to find out."-- Cover.

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Leap!  by JonArno Lawson

Leap!

JonArno Lawson

Picture book

"A startled little flea triggers a domino effect of surprised jumps in a grasshopper, a bunny, a dog and other animals in a circular story poem that combines engaging action words with mixed-media collage art."--Provided by publisher.

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Monkey with a tool belt and the silly school mystery  by Chris Monroe

Monkey with a tool belt and the silly school mystery

Chris Monroe

Picture book

"Chico Bon Bon and Clark are having the most unusual school day. Supplies go missing and suspicious bite marks are appearing all over school. Chico Bon Bon is on the casewith his trusty tool belt."--Provided by publisher.

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Through the seasons  by Sarah Laidlaw

Through the seasons

Sarah Laidlaw

Picture book

"Through soft and warm illustrations, and without words, Sarah Laidlaw tells the story of the year -- from planting the garden in spring and a summer's day spent at the beach, to playing in the autumn leaves and decorating the Christmas tree together....

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How does my fruit grow?  by Gerda Muller

How does my fruit grow?

Gerda Muller

Picture book

"Sophie loves visiting her aunt and uncle in the countryside and learning all about the fruits that grow in their garden: strawberries, redcurrants and cranberries. She even discovers how a tall cherry tree grows from a small seed, and how bees help blossoms...

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The Anzac violin  by Jennifer Beck

The Anzac violin

Jennifer Beck

Picture book

"This a WWI-era picture book intended for children aged 6+ and based on true events and a real-life young soldier from Dunedin named Alexander Aitken, who was a brilliant mathematician and a gifted violinist, as well as an artifact - the violin - that...

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