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Pop-Up books include transformations, flaps, pull-tabs, pop-outs, pull-downs, and more, each of which performs in a different manner.

Biscuit Loves Father's Day

Biscuit Loves Father’s Day

By: Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Publisher: HarperCollins
Level: 6-7

Father’s Day is a great time to show Dad how much we love him. Unfold the big flaps and join Biscuit for fun times with Dad — exploring, playing, and sharing.

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Where Is Baby's Christmas Present?: A Lift-the-Flap Book

Where Is Baby’s Christmas Present?: A Lift-the-Flap Book

By: Karen Katz
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Level: 0-5

Baby is looking everywhere for the Christmas present—but where can it be? Little ones will love lifting the large, sturdy flaps to reveal special, holiday surprises: Christmas cookies, candy canes, ornaments, and more! Babies are sure to love this Christmas treat!

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Where Is Baby’s Valentine?: A Lift-the-Flap Book

Where Is Baby’s Valentine?: A Lift-the-Flap Book

By: Karen Katz
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Level: 0-5

Baby made a valentine for Mommy. Where could it be? Is it behind the lamp? No, those are pretty, sparkly flowers! It’s a shiny, glittering delight as you lift the sturdy flaps to help Baby find her very special valentine.

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Little Dos and Don'ts: A Gift Box Set by Karen Katz

Little Dos and Don’ts: A Gift Box Set by Karen Katz

By: Karen Katz
Publisher: Penguin Group
Level: 8-9

With bright illustrations and an interactive lift-the-flap format, these three books are a great way for toddlers to learn all about sharing, playing fair, and behaving in the wider world they are now part of. Assembled in a colorful keepsake case so parents will know just where to reach for an emergency “lesson” from Karen Katz, today’s Emily Post for little ladies and young gentlemen! Includes Excuse Me!, I Can Share, and No Hitting!

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Little Dos & Don'ts: A Gift Box Set

Little Dos & Don’ts: A Gift Box Set

By: Karen Katz
Publisher: Karen Katz
Level: 8-9

With bright illustrations and an interactive lift-the-flap format, these three books are a great way for toddlers to learn all about sharing, playing fair, and behaving in the wider world they are now part of. Assembled in a colorful keepsake case so parents will know just where to reach for an emergency “lesson” from Karen Katz, today’s Emily Post for little ladies and young gentlemen! Includes Excuse Me!, I Can Share, and No Hitting!

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Where Are Baby's Easter Eggs

Where Are Baby’s Easter Eggs

By: Karen Katz
Publisher: Penguin Group
Level: 0-5

Little ones will love lifting the large, sturdy flaps in this sweet, irresistible board book to find Baby’s Easter eggs. Where could they be? Children will discover sparkly foil objects under each of the 6, sturdy flaps until… they find Baby’s shimmery Easter eggs in an elaborate fold out finale complete with sparkly foil.

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Happy Easter, Biscuit!

Happy Easter, Biscuit!

By: Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Publisher: HarperCollins
Level: 6-7

Biscuit’s first East egg hunt is going to be egg-stra special. Where are all the eggs hidden? Lift the flaps to find out!!

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eebee’s Peek-a-Boo Adventures

eebee’s Peek-a-Boo Adventures

By: Every Baby Company Inc.
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Level: 0-5

Every baby’s adventures begin on the cover of this book! Open and close the curtains: Where’s eebee? Inside the book. . . look for eebee behind a silky, purple scarf, in a big, shiny raincoat, under a floppy sunhat, crawling through a peek-a-boo tunnel, behind a movable stack of soft blocks.

And roll a ball for a game of peek-a-toes! From exploring textures to anticipating outcomes, there’s no hiding the opportunities for playful skill building in this adventure!

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The Chronicles of Narnia Pop-up

The Chronicles of Narnia Pop-up

By: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Level: 6-7

From the moment it was created by the Great Lion Aslan’s song, the land of Narnia was a wondrous, magical place. Now see the world of Narnia as never before in this dramatic pop-up book. Each of the seven spreads features each of the seven books in The Chronicles of Narnia, rendered in spectacular three-dimensional pop-ups by master paper engineer Robert Sabuda. Turn the pages and discover Narnia all over again.

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Wiggle Your Toes

Wiggle Your Toes

By: Karen Katz
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Level: 0-5

Babies love pointing to their nose and wiggling their toes!See Karen Katz’s adorable babies playing and waving in this sturdy board book filled with engaging movable parts, soft touch-and-feels, and fun flaps.

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