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By: Jenny Slate
Publisher: Razorbill

One thing about a new day–you really never know where it will go, even if you know where it starts. Marcel the Shell with Shoes On is walking on the blanket when he is unexpectedly launched high into the air. Tumbling through space, the bird’s-eye view offers our small friend not only a glimpse of the important things in life–his beloved Nana who sleeps in a fancy French bread, a stinky shoe, and a monstrous baby–but also a much bigger picture. Sometimes the most …

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By: Roger Priddy
Publisher: Priddy Books

Your little one will love to discover the incredible trucks and things that go inside this bright board book. There are 100 different truck photographs to look at and talk about, and 100 truck names to read and learn, too. The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading, and the cover is softly padded for little hands to hold.

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By: Robert Levine
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

Eye-catching illustrations, engaging text and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead children ages 8 to 12 (and parents, too!) on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra. Illustrated in exquisite and colorful detail with over 100 original drawings and photographs, this package is a fun and exciting musical journey for children. The engaging text is broken into three sections: an introduction to each instrument of the orchestra from the cello to the timpani, the stories of famous composers from Bach to …

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By: Patrick Dillon
Publisher: Candlewick

Aspiring architects will be in their element! Explore this illustrated narrative history of buildings for young readers, an amazing construction in itself.We spend most of our lives in buildings. We make our homes in them. We go to school in them. We work in them. But why and how did people start making buildings? How did they learn to make them stronger, bigger, and more comfortable? Why did they start to decorate them in different ways? From the pyramid erected so that an Egyptian pharaoh would last forever to the …

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By: Ann M. Martin
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She’s thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms (Reign, Rein), which, according to Rose’s rules of homonyms, is very special. Not everyone understands Rose’s obsessions, her rules, and the other things that make her different – not her teachers, not other kids, and not her single father.When a storm hits their rural town, rivers overflow, the roads are flooded, and Rain goes missing. Rose’s father shouldn’t have let Rain out. Now …

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By: Kristen Joyal
Publisher: Straight Forward Technologies

“Mommy, mommy, let’s bake something!” Thought you’ve done all you can with that trusty old kid-size oven? Are those expensive baking mixes too much hassle? Well think again! If you have a kid-size light bulb oven, then the “Baking with Mommy Cookbook – 10th Anniversary Edition” is for you! Now with 20 additional recipes added, you will have 90 recipes designed for kid-size and light bulb ovens, you won’t need to buy those expensive baking mixes, anymore. The “Baking with Mommy Cookbook” recipes use normal kitchen ingredients and are easy. …

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By: Hinkler Editors
Publisher: Hinkler Books, distributed by Ideals Publications

Little ones will love these brightly colored, padded board books. This appealing series of twelve colorful board books presents simple concepts for babies and toddlers. Bold and bright photographs coupled with identifying words will spark object recognition and encourage language skills. Young children will delight in the bright images while getting a head start on learning. Baby’s First Food features vivid photographs of their favorite foods. Ages 0-3.

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By: Paula Deen
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

One of America’s most beloved cooks, Food Network personality and restaurateur, Paula Deen invites you to share in her favorite dishes and memories from childhood in this delightful cookbook for the very young. What better way to celebrate childhood than with pancakes around the kitchen table? Or how about a quick snack of Ants on a Log? Paula even shares her tricks for whipping up the perfect breakfast in bed for Mom on Mother’s Day or a fancy dinner for Dad on Father’s Day. Paula Deen’s My …

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By: April Pulley Sayre
Publisher: Little Simon

Veggies take the stage in a rollicking ode to healthy eating in this Classic Board Book edition of Rah, Rah, Radishes!Rah, rah, radishes, red and white!Carrots are calling. Take a bite!Oh boy, bok choy, Brussels sprout.Broccoli! Cauliflower! Shout it out! Know anyone who doesn’t like veggies? Here is a book that’s sure to change their hungry minds! With raucous, rhyming text, Rah, Rah, Radishes! celebrates fresh vegetables, nature’s bright colors, and the joy of healthy eating. The book’s interactive spirit encourages kids to join in on the read-aloud fun, and …

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By: Victoria Kann
Publisher: HarperCollins

The New York Times bestselling author and artist of Pinkalicious, Victoria Kann, brings Pinkalicious fans the first Pinkalicious cookbook, and it’s filled with cupcakes galore! Pinkalicious loves pinkatastic cupcakes—and now readers can make all their cupcakes Pinkalicious cupcakes. The Pinkalicious Cupcake Cookbook features more than 20 cupcakes straight from Pinkalicious’s world. Bake everything from a classic Pinkalicious cupcake with a cherry on top to a princess cupcake and castle, a snowman cupcake, or a cake pop flower! There are cupcakes for every occasion—birthday parties, Valentine’s Day, Christmas, and more—and tips …

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