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“The mix of poets, styles, and topics makes for a collection that will prompt children and their parents and teachers to grab paper and pencil—or laptop and mouse—to try writing their own ‘

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“Offer[s] young readers plenty of opportunity to read their own ideas into the story, flex their imagination, and explore their own fear of the unfamiliar.”

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“Forsooth, methinks this chapter book is a winner!”

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“Clanton’s Narwhal and Jelly follow in the grand tradition of early reader buddy tales like Frog and Toad or Elephant and Piggie, and this latest tale is sure to find an h

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“Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship is a well-rounded, satisfying, and readable collection.”

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“I (Heart) Art gives youngsters their own elegant and timeless pocket museum that they can visit time and time again, independently, at their own pace, and, above

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“This outstanding picture book invites multiple readings and will be a delight for aspiring detectives.”

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“A fun book, a simple but still captivating story, and attractive design make Evie and The Truth About Witches a good choice for the Halloween season, or for any other time when so

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This intriguing picture book by an Australian author celebrates the ingenuity and creativity of children.

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This should be a fun graphic novel. Wilson’s richly colored illustrations are lively; the multicultural family characters timely; the storyline inventive. Somehow, though, it doesn’t deliver.

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This quiet and contemplative picture book is a tender story about understanding differences.

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There’s something sweet and endearing about Dear Professor Whale, the follow-up to the charming Yours Sincerely, Giraffe.

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“a heroic tale with a true female hero.”

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“a touching, satisfying story, . . . [a] profound and insightful tale.”

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Since their first book together, Extra Yarn (2012, Balzer & Bray), Barnett and Klassen have created a series of deceptively simple, clever books.

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Narwhal and Jellyfish are the stars of this easy reader series by Ben Clanton.

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Willy's Stories, written and illustrated by Anthony Browne, is not your typical children’s book.

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The Little Water Sprite was first published in 1956. By today’s standards, precious little happens in this coming of age tale about a young, curious water sprite.

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Author Adam Mansbach calls his international bestsellers Go the Fuck to Sleep and You Have to Fucking Eat (both reviewed in NYJB) “obscene fake children’s books.” The inspiration

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“Witches have come a long way since 1957. None will win readers’ hearts as thoroughly as this classic.”

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“a thing of beauty . . .”

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“The author plants the seed for dreams of fantastic possibilities.”

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“. . . a big hit for exploring science with the help of fun fictional characters, colorful illustrations, and interactive learning activities.”

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“. . . enjoy this book for its simple premise, its rich and colorful illustrations, and its funny storyline, . . .”

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Wild Boy: The Real Life of the Savage of Areyron by Mary Losure is the story of a ten-year-old orphan boy living naked, wild, and alone in the woods until he is finally captured by hunters

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