Animals

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“Cheer Up, Mouse! is adorable.”

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Since the beginning of time and the formation of the family as a unit, parents have faced the daunting task of enforcing bedtime even as their drowsy-eyed children argue that they’re simply “not sl

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“. . . these five little monkeys will become as memorable and well-loved to toddlers as the other mischievous little monkeys who once jumped on the bed.”

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“Children will relate to this dazzling little book in their own ways, while adults will likely marvel that the author and illustrator have expressed so much joy with so few words.”

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“The lyrical text and colorful illustrations of Emily and Carlo will capture the hearts of young picture book readers.”

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“While some purists might object to the many liberties Ms. Coombs takes in her retelling, most readers will rejoice at this lilting transformation of a too-grim tale.”

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The Princess and the Pig is an interesting twist to a familiar fairy tale.

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“For oinkers with large yellow eyes—or readers with more mundane irises—Maurice Sendak has delivered an unexpected treat that’s simply divine.”

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“In author Paterson’s prayer to ‘the Father and Mother of all creation,’ she offers readers a simple, beautiful gift worthy of its roots.”

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Bindi’s Wildlife Adventures series creates a wonderful blend of adventure, suspense, and wildlife conservation.

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“All children who love animals and want to make a contribution to their salvation will love the direction the series is going and will enjoy reading this book.”

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Little Mouserella is sad. She misses Grandmouse, her grandmother, who has returned to her own home.

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To pick up this picture book is to be transported right away to an older, simpler time and place.

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What is Pip up to now? Karma Wilson’s somewhat ruffled, always exploring, and lovable young character wonders what the big deal is with an egg.

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My Penguin Osbert In Love is a delightful story filled with friendship, devotion, and love. My Penguin Osbert In Love is the second book in this series.

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Who Will Be My Valentine This Year? is a cute Valentine’s Day tale that will delight children of picture-book age.

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Banana! Is a nearly wordless tale about two monkeys and their battle over a banana.

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Who among us has not felt pale and insignificant in comparison to a friend who seems to shine and sparkle in everything she does and with all that she is?

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Sometimes all those kisses from all those people who think you are just so cute can get annoying.

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A girl who holds conversations with animals! A small, female Dr. Doolittle—how fun!

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An old man goes searching for adventure and finds more than he bargained for in a classic Indian tale for readers both young and old.

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Sun, Moon, and Wind are all invited to a feast to celebrate the coming of the monsoon.

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A lobster isn’t the most likely character for a children’s book. Yet Dave Wilkinson creates a modern-day fable based on the life cycle of the crustacean in The Aspirant.

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The Blue House Dog is a picture book that tells the tale of a boy and a dog.