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Twelve-year-old Paloma Marquez is a huge fan of the fictional detective with the excellent name of “Lulu Pennywhistle.” Lulu is a Nancy Drew stand-in, a star of an imagined children’s mystery serie

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It is a difficult task to dive into the sequel to a book that received universal praise and many starred reviews without having read that first acclaimed book.

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Black Bird Yellow Sun operates on several levels, more complicated than you might think a simple board book would be.

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“Rudy has illustrated her picture book with an elaborate world made of fabrics and scavenged materials, and populated it with handmade felt and fur mice . . .”

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How can a book with only 112 words be so satisfying?

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Young children will find The Perfect Pillow to be the perfect bedtime companion. The story depicts a timeless problem most children experience: sleeplessness.

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The theme of desperately wanting a pet is not new to children's books, but it takes a different form in I Love Cats!, the follow-up to Stainton and Staake's I Love Dogs!. What is

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“cute and highly appropriate for a toddler bedtime tuck-in.”

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The Very Very Very Long Dog is a Harry the Dirty Dog meets Captain Underpants picture book that will appeal to dog lovers and readers who enjoy a good laugh about butts a

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Publishers are always on the lookout for something fresh and original both for a book’s content as well as its physical form.

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Chronicle likes to push the envelope, and in this case, it is covered with hearts—or maybe not. The point of the book is that a stereotypical Valentine is not what the author wants to deliver.

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“Kudos to Dodd and Nosy Crow/Candlewick for doing what reads like a mama-baby picture book that’s accessible to all children and all kinds of parents.”

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It’s 12 days before Christmas and Santa’s elves have just discovered that Santa’s sleigh is “totaled, smashed, and battered!” So they decide to strip it bare and rebuild it new.

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It’s that time again . . . time for that horrid Grinch to try to ruin Christmas. In Dr.

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NY is for New York is not your average alphabet book.

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The Wind in the Willows has been enchanting readers both young and old since it was first published in 1908.

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“Clever . . . a nice addition in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade classrooms or on a child’s bedroom bookshelf.”

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STEM books are hot topics now and every parent wants their child to be a mathematical whiz, if not a genius.

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We may think that nostalgia is something only adults feel, looking back on their childhoods, but children feel nostalgic, too.

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“Continuity for parents, pleasure for kids, totally satisfies . . .”

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Some early reading books can lack color and personality while teaching early language skills and concepts. But when Elephant and Piggie are involved, fun is never in short supply.

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Kudos to Candlewick for doing a sick-kid book. There can’t be too many out there, and what sick child wouldn’t want to go to an alien world to forget about how badly he or she feels?

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“a beautifully crafted book that gives readers a fresh look at a classic, beloved story.”

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“William’s Winter Nap is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers learning to share.” 

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“All three stories and the illustrations are remarkably creative and fun.”

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