Picture Book

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“The message: Too many sweets can make you sick. . . .

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“Happy provides ample opportunities for extensive discussion about the expression of emotions—a true, potentially interactive delight for young readers and their caregivers.”

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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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“In this story the author captures the chaotic life of most children and their parents.

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“Some African American families today broom jump at their weddings in memory of their slave history.

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“We can all use a comforting story of love, even—or especially—if it is ripped from a brutal past.”

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“Which Side Are You On? provides an educational opportunity through a dramatic and enjoyable story.

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“Written in kid-speak, this story is sure to amuse and delight the picture book group.”

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Remember Goodnight Moon? Margaret Wise Brown’s classic bedtime tale, published in the late 1940s? Pictures by Clement Hurd?

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". . . a gripping story few children today."

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“With a flurry of snipping and clipping, Levi Strauss produces pants that last and last.

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The Fate of Achilles looks into the opposing forces of human strength and courage versus war and greed.

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“This story offers elementary-school educators a lovely opportunity to share an uplifting story set in Kenya. . . .

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True to all Scooby-Doo mysteries, A Very Scary Valentine’s Day follows a pattern similar to the other books in the series.

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What can you say about a retelling of the Cinderella story starring ponies?

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And I Love You is a spare, simple, and tender book about a mommy cat and her kitten.

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This lighthearted board book, published in 2007, is a sweet addition to the many parent-child mutual admiration society offerings.

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This latest installment in the Clifford the Big Red Dog franchise is a 20-page, 10-spread board book starring Clifford when he was a wee pup.

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This puffy-reinforced-cover board book counts all the ways that a little girl loves up her baby—her little stuffed animal puppy.

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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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Pets make an indelible impression on the lives of their owners. Their antics and quirks become part of family lore.

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The exuberant little Olivia the pig is back, and this time she’s taking it international. When spring vacation arrives, Olivia decides her family needs to spend a few days in Venice, Italy.

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This is the ninth collaboration between author Jamie Lee Curtis and illustrator Laura Cornell and it is perhaps the sweetest—but not so sweet as to give you a mouthful of cavities.

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