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“the story follows the normal Cinderella trope until readers reach the unexpected climax, at which young readers get a fresh perspective on what living happily ever after can mean.”

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Malo and the Merry-Go-Round is a feel-good story with wonderful captivating artwork that will be an instant favorite.”

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“An easygoing book to match the easygoing spirit of the sloth as portrayed by Dawnay, If I Had a Sleepy Sloth is a gentle choice to ease into a peaceful naptime.”

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“Makes graduating to big kid pants fun.”

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“As a fairy tale collection, this is similar in style to Hans Christian Andersen. As an artwork collection, it mirrors surreal painters like Leonora Carrington.

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”Sad and beautiful, My Bison is a book to fall in love with, a book to share, a book to help smooth over the sting of loss after investing so much time, energy, and love into somet

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“Clara the Rhino and her tale of friendship and loyalty are sure to enchant readers of all ages, and the entire family will enjoy following Clara’s journey across

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“The illustrator tries hard to make up for the text’s plodding quality with winsome details and colorful characters.”

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“A beautiful picture book about the importance of memories we create with friends that will be a favorite at read-aloud time.”

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“This is a book to be savored, each page a minor masterpiece in mood.”

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Garden Jungle as a piece of art is original and noteworthy.”

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Nikki Grimes gives a new slant to the perennial bedtime battles in Bedtime for Sweet Creatures.

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The Heart of a Whale is a winner for a library, beach house, or a bookshelf in a land-locked world.”

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Bolivar Eats New York offers a great exposure to the variety of a city that hosts one of the largest international populations in the world.”

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“another delightful crayon story . . .”

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Tots will delight in the colorful pages, which offer counting and color identification opportunities as well as conversation triggers that are so valuable to young, develo

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“The text is clear and engaging, the art charming and inviting. Mapmaking has rarely looked more fun and cozy.”

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"Sibling rivalry's run amuck!"

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“Young readers will relate to the joys of creating a secret hideout and having a special companion.

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The work of Jamaica Kincaid, author, memoirist, essayist, professor, reached literary heights despite her biography: She was born into poverty in St.

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“A perfect read for a summer’s day.”

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“Greet the sun, bold and bright!

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“What’s Your Favorite Bug? is a creative stand out, a little collection so full of personality that the reader will be tempted to look fo

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“Sometimes agreeing to be friends and roommates is the family structure that will be the most emotionally successful . . .”

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“The Yellow Suitcase is truly a touching glimpse through a multicultural window into what would otherwise be a very private world.”

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