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Madeline's rescue  by Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline's rescue

Ludwig Bemelmans

Picture book

A hound rescues a schoolgirl from the Seine, becomes a beloved school pet, is chased away by the trustees, and returns with a surprise.

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像爸爸一样  by David Melling

像爸爸一样

David Melling

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北京雨燕的新家  by 保冬妮

北京雨燕的新家

保冬妮

Picture book

北京雨燕的四个脚趾都朝前,不能站立在地上,也不能抓牢树枝,它们只能住在高大的建筑里,只有从高处跃下,才能飞起来。春天,它们从遥远的非洲飞回了北京,可古建筑里安装了防护网,城楼、寺庙、高塔也越来越少,哪里才是.

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丹顶鹤的旅程  by 保冬妮

丹顶鹤的旅程

保冬妮

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寻找绿孔雀  by 保冬妮

寻找绿孔雀

保冬妮

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揭秘牙齿健康  by Tim Cooke

揭秘牙齿健康

Tim Cooke

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揭秘医院  by Catherine Ard

揭秘医院

Catherine Ard

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像妈妈一样  by David Melling

像妈妈一样

David Melling

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好大好大的驼鹿  by Catherine Rayner

好大好大的驼鹿

Catherine Rayner

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空城计

空城计

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根据中国古典名著《三十六计》中的兵法策略,以精美的皮影风绘本形式,浅显而生动地讲述了历史故事,展现了我国古代军事谋略家们高超的谋略与智慧。

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让我们学习友好的词语 = Let's learn kind words : written in Chinese, Pinyin and English  by Kristin Yu

让我们学习友好的词语 = Let's learn kind words : written in Chinese, Pinyin and English

Kristin Yu

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Let's Learn Kind Words is a bilingual children's book that focuses on thirty kind words. It is never too early to introduce Chinese characters to children. Through short, simple sentences and with beautiful illustrations, children will soon learn basic...

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让我们学习基本对话 = Let's learn basic conversation : written in Chinese, Pinyin and English  by Kristin Yu

让我们学习基本对话 = Let's learn basic conversation : written in Chinese, Pinyin and English

Kristin Yu

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Let's Learn Basic Conversation is a bilingual children's book that focuses on basic conversation. This book introduces 15 basic conversations we often have with our children. Through short and sweet conversations, this book will add over 100 words to...

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朱鹮回故乡  by 保冬妮

朱鹮回故乡

保冬妮

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鹅妈妈童谣  by Scott Gustafson

鹅妈妈童谣

Scott Gustafson

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鸟! 鸟! 鸟!  by Nicola Davies

鸟! 鸟! 鸟!

Nicola Davies

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哇!吓一跳  by Nicola Davies

哇!吓一跳

Nicola Davies

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去看海  by Nicola Davies

去看海

Nicola Davies

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Tengo un amigo y se llama Flamenco = I have a friend whose name is Flamenco  by Mª Patricia Torres Echevarría

Tengo un amigo y se llama Flamenco = I have a friend whose name is Flamenco

Mª Patricia Torres Echevarría

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Lucía is a 5-year-old girl who travels with her parents through Andalusia, where she will discover what flamenco is.

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The red sledge  by Mick Jackson

The red sledge

Mick Jackson

Picture book

"Mabel Taylor has a new red sledge. Just look at it! It has a rope for pulling it round and a shiny bottom to make it go extra-fast... When Mabel Taylor receives a shiny red sledge for Christmas, she can't wait to try it out! But ... oh. No snow. No snow at...

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Climb on!  by Baptiste Paul

Climb on!

Baptiste Paul

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"When a young child reminds her dad about the hike they planned, her father is hesitant --To the tippy top? It's a great day to watch futbol (soccer). But as the two climb on, her enthusiasm is contagious. Filled with setbacks, surprises, and stunning views,...

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Moonlight Mission  by Laura Shallcrass

Moonlight Mission

Laura Shallcrass

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"Kunekune knows something is up, food is going missing. Hare wants to mount a defense to protect the precious food that remains, but is that the right approach? Sometimes the answer lies next to the problem, and this community learns the power of coming...

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How a helicopter works  by Lara Bryan

How a helicopter works

Lara Bryan

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"Peep inside a helicopter cockpit to see how the controls work, then use flaps to help it take off, and find and rescue a hiker from a mountain. Emergency vehicles are a talking point for many young children, and this reassuring story of how a helicopter flies...

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Brand-new bubbe  by Sarah Aronson

Brand-new bubbe

Sarah Aronson

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"Jillian does not want another grandmother, after all she already has a Noni and a Gram, so when her mother marries Michael she is distinctly cool to her new bubbe--but her mother convinces her to give Bubbe a chance, and Jillian and all her grandmothers come...

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My mum is a lioness  by Swapna Haddow

My mum is a lioness

Swapna Haddow

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"Who pounces for cuddles and kisses? Who thinks I'm cute enough to gobble up, and has the loudest, proudest roar? ...My mum, the lioness! She loves showing me off to her friends, and she fusses over me a little too much, but I know she's the perfect mum for...

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Knight Owl  by Christopher Denise

Knight Owl

Christopher Denise

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"Since the day he hatched, Owl dreamed of becoming a real knight. He may not be the biggest or the strongest, but his sharp nocturnal instincts can help protect the castle, especially since many knights have recently gone missing. While holding guard during...

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Lulu's loo  by Camilla Reid

Lulu's loo

Camilla Reid

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"Lulu does potty-training! Join in with Lulu's toilet adventures as she learns how to use potties and proper loos. Lulu is given a special present by Mummy - her very own potty. Lulu does her first wee-wee in the potty. Soon she's sitting on her potty...

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Meg at sea  by Helen Nicoll

Meg at sea

Helen Nicoll

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"Meg, Mog and Owl are shipwrecked and have to be rescued from a desert island"--Publisher's description.

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123 sleepy me  by Sophie Aggett

123 sleepy me

Sophie Aggett

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

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Little Elf's Christmas surprise  by Helen Baugh

Little Elf's Christmas surprise

Helen Baugh

Picture book

"A festive picture book complete with calamity, chaos and one very loveable little elf! It's Christmas Eve and Little Elf is thrilled to join the other elves in Santa's workshop for the first year ever. And he's even more excited to read out the very last...

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Why is it dark at night?  by Katie Daynes

Why is it dark at night?

Katie Daynes

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"From sunset to sunrise, discover the secrets of night time - why it happens, where the Sun goes... and what the night sky can tell us about the universe. Playful flaps, delightful illustrations and friendly text explain the science behind the cycle of day and...

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Friends  by Daniela Sosa

Friends

Daniela Sosa

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"Celebrate the wonder of new friends, old friends and everything-in-between friends in this joyful, resonant picture book"--Publisher's description.

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Summer stroll in the city  by Cathy Goldberg Fishman

Summer stroll in the city

Cathy Goldberg Fishman

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"Take a stroll through the city in summer and experience the sights, sounds, colors, and smells of the multitude of different holidays we celebrate in the summer. From Bastille Day to the Fourth of July, everyone has a reason to celebrate. With simple rhymes,...

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Lift-the-flap peek-a-boo at bedtime  by Fiona Watt

Lift-the-flap peek-a-boo at bedtime

Fiona Watt

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"Who's hiding behind the bath-time bubbles, behind a bedtime book or snuggled under a cosy duvet? Play peek-a-boo with Puppy, Hippo, Mouse and other sleepy animals as they get ready for bed. With large flaps that even little fingers will be able to lift, this...

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When daddy works from home  by Paul Schofield

When daddy works from home

Paul Schofield

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"Working from home with a young child around can be tricky: toddlers love to burst in on a video call, and Daddy would love to play, but has to finish his work first. On the upside, there can be a kiss between calls, and a sticky cuddle at lunchtime. When...

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When mummy works from home  by Paul Schofield

When mummy works from home

Paul Schofield

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"Working from home with a young child around can be tricky: toddlers love to burst in on a video call, and Mummy would love to play, but has to finish his work first. On the upside, there can be a kiss between calls, and a sticky cuddle at lunchtime. When...

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Colours, colours everywhere  by Julia Donaldson

Colours, colours everywhere

Julia Donaldson

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"Follow a little girl as she paints her own adventure with her bright blue tree frog companion. With luscious green trees to climb and red hot air balloons to sail away in, children will delight in the rhyming text and vibrant artwork while learning about...

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The one and only Sparkella makes a plan  by Channing Tatum

The one and only Sparkella makes a plan

Channing Tatum

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"A unique little girl wants everything to be perfect for her upcoming sleepover, so her dad steps in to show her the importance of planning and patience"--Publisher's description.

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Why, Daddy? Why?  by Tamara Girardi

Why, Daddy? Why?

Tamara Girardi

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"From bear hugs to bubble baths and storytime snuggles, this daddy answers every question with the answer to why parents do, well, everything: love"--Publisher's description.

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Hello, Bee  by Sophie Ledesma

Hello, Bee

Sophie Ledesma

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"Join Bee on a search for the hive and meet some friendly bugs along the way. Packed with touch-and-feels, flaps and peek-through holes, this is a search-and-find adventure with a difference!"--Publisher's description.

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Orange excavator  by Kersten Hamilton

Orange excavator

Kersten Hamilton

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"During clean-up day in Tumberton, an orange excavator helps out where he can, making sure the town is in tip-top shape by the end of the day"--Publisher's description.

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The Wilderness  by Steve McCarthy

The Wilderness

Steve McCarthy

Picture book

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

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Ghost orchid  by Fiona Lumbers

Ghost orchid

Fiona Lumbers

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

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Granny and Bean  by Karen Hesse

Granny and Bean

Karen Hesse

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

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When Henry caught imaginitis  by Nick Bland

When Henry caught imaginitis

Nick Bland

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

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Cloud babies  by Eoin Colfer

Cloud babies

Eoin Colfer

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

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Meanwhile back on Earth...  by Oliver Jeffers

Meanwhile back on Earth...

Oliver Jeffers

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

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The adventures of Qai Qai  by Serena Williams

The adventures of Qai Qai

Serena Williams

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

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I love Chinese New Year  by Eva Wong Nava

I love Chinese New Year

Eva Wong Nava

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

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Moomin and the great outdoors

Moomin and the great outdoors

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

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Happy Chinese New Year!  by Jannie Ho

Happy Chinese New Year!

Jannie Ho

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

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The big worry day  by K. A. Reynolds

The big worry day

K. A. Reynolds

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

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Love is a ball  by Amy Novesky

Love is a ball

Amy Novesky

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

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Thundermaestro  by Annemarie Riley Guertin

Thundermaestro

Annemarie Riley Guertin

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

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I'm up  by Antoinette Portis

I'm up

Antoinette Portis

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

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I'm still up!  by Antoinette Portis

I'm still up!

Antoinette Portis

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

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Огромная репа = The giant turnip  by Henriette Barkow

Огромная репа = The giant turnip

Henriette Barkow

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

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

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

Raymond Gressieux

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

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

Ельфы и сапожник = The elves and the shoemaker

Henriette Barkow

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

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

Сахир идёт к зубному врачу = Sahir Goes to the dentist

Chris Petty

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

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Going to big school  by Laura Sieveking

Going to big school

Laura Sieveking

Picture book

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

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Minnie bows for everyone!

Minnie bows for everyone!

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

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Are you a helper?  by Tad Carpenter

Are you a helper?

Tad Carpenter

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

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Moana  by Laura Hitchcock

Moana

Laura Hitchcock

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

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Jungle animals  by Lucy (Children's author) Rowland

Jungle animals

Lucy (Children's author) Rowland

Picture book

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

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"No!" said Custard the Squirrel  by Sergio Ruzzier

"No!" said Custard the Squirrel

Sergio Ruzzier

Picture book

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

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Five little penguins  by Lily Murray

Five little penguins

Lily Murray

Picture book

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

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Little Mole goes to school  by Glenys Nellist

Little Mole goes to school

Glenys Nellist

Picture book

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

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

The Winter wish

Helen (Children's author) Mortimer

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

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Feathers together  by Caron Levis

Feathers together

Caron Levis

Picture book

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

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Can I play?  by Nicola Kinnear

Can I play?

Nicola Kinnear

Picture book

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

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Goodbye Hobbs  by Emma Bettridge

Goodbye Hobbs

Emma Bettridge

Picture book

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

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Granny Pip grows fruit  by Deborah Chancellor

Granny Pip grows fruit

Deborah Chancellor

Picture book

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

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Are you there little elf?  by Sam Taplin

Are you there little elf?

Sam Taplin

Picture book

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

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Fox & Son Tailers  by Paddy (Illustrator) Donnelly

Fox & Son Tailers

Paddy (Illustrator) Donnelly

Picture book

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

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

Unicorn (and Horse)

David (David W.) Miles

Picture book

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

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Ada and the helpers  by Travis D. Peterson

Ada and the helpers

Travis D. Peterson

Picture book

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

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Mighty Mila  by Katie Petruzziello

Mighty Mila

Katie Petruzziello

Picture book

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

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You can!  by Alexandra Strick

You can!

Alexandra Strick

Picture book

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

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Dino-Valentine's Day  by Lisa Wheeler

Dino-Valentine's Day

Lisa Wheeler

Picture book

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

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What's inside me?  by Katie Daynes

What's inside me?

Katie Daynes

Picture book

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

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Little Red Riding Hood and the dragon  by Ying Chang Compestine

Little Red Riding Hood and the dragon

Ying Chang Compestine

Picture book

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

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The worst dog in the world  by Michel Streich

The worst dog in the world

Michel Streich

Picture book

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

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A tale of two Brians  by Al (Illustrator) Murphy

A tale of two Brians

Al (Illustrator) Murphy

Picture book

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

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To Greenland!  by Pip Smith

To Greenland!

Pip Smith

Picture book

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

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Skater Cielo  by Rachel Katstaller

Skater Cielo

Rachel Katstaller

Picture book

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

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Red fox  by Anna Milbourne

Red fox

Anna Milbourne

Picture book

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

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Just the way you are  by Emma Dodd

Just the way you are

Emma Dodd

Picture book

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

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I'm the train driver  by Katie Woolley

I'm the train driver

Katie Woolley

Picture book

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

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Remixed  by Arree Chung

Remixed

Arree Chung

Picture book

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

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The call to Hajj  by Salwah Isaacs-Johaadien

The call to Hajj

Salwah Isaacs-Johaadien

Picture book

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

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Who took the toilet paper?  by Amy Harrop

Who took the toilet paper?

Amy Harrop

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

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What are sisters for?  by Anya Glazer

What are sisters for?

Anya Glazer

Picture book

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

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Looking for a jumbie  by Tracey Baptiste

Looking for a jumbie

Tracey Baptiste

Picture book

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

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Making faces

Making faces

Picture book

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

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The night gardener  by Terry Fan

The night gardener

Terry Fan

Picture book

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

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Curious George flies a kite  by Margret Rey

Curious George flies a kite

Margret Rey

Picture book

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

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

Curious George gets a medal

H. A. (Hans Augusto) Rey

Picture book

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

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