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Library Lion

Library Lion book cover

Library Lion, written by Michelle Knudsen and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, has a timeless quality and moral appeal... More...

Jack's New Boat

Jack's New Boat book cover

A little boy learns a valuable lesson about patience in Sarah McMenemy's new picturebook, Jack's New Boat. More...

Biscuit Storybook Collection

Biscuit Storybook Collection book cover

How can children's book publisher HarperCollins improve Alyssa Satin Capucilli's Biscuit series? By offering 10 of Biscuit's most endearing stories in one book. More...

Marty the Martian Learns ABC

Marty the Martian Learns ABC book cover a great way to introduce your child to the alphabet. More...

Riley and Rose in the Picture

Riley and Rose in the Picture book cover

...provides an entertaining lesson in the value of respecting the ideas of others, even if they are different from our own. More...

Biscuit and the Baby

Biscuit and the Baby book cover

Biscuit, the little yellow puppy, has been delighting children for almost 10 years with his antics. More...

The Picture Book Dictionary English-Spanish Edition

The Picture Book Dictionary English-Spanish Edition book cover

... is an excellent tool to use when you want to help your young child learn Spanish. More...

Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Bed?

Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Bed? book cover

... takes readers through the zany bedtime routine of Cornelius P. Mud, a very silly pig. More...

Guess How Much I Love You
Tenth Anniversary

Guess How Much I Love You book cover

Fans of Sam McBratney's Guess How Much I Love You will be delighted by the Tenth Anniversary edition of the heartwarming children's classic. More...

All Together Now

All Together Now book cover

Anita Jeram's All Together Now tells the story of the Honeys and how they became a family. More...

We've All Got Bellybuttons!

We've All Got Bellybuttons! book cover

We've All Got Bellybuttons!, written by David Martin and illustrated by Randy Cecil, is a picturebook that does more than just tell a story. It invites... More...

It's My Birthday!

It's My Birthday! book cover

Every child waits all year for his or her special day; a birthday. The magic and joy... More...

The Best Picnic Ever

The Best Picnic Ever book cover

Take an ordinary picnic, add lots of whizzing, whooshing, tootling and lolloping, and you've got The Best Picnic Ever... More...

A New House for Mouse

A New House for Mouse book cover

Little Mouse sets off in search of a new house at the beginning of A New House for Mouse by Petr Horacek. More...

Where's Stretch?

Where's Stretch? book cover

Children love lift-the-flap books. Children love dogs. Author Karen Pandell and Illustrator Jill McElmurry successfully combine the two... More...

How Many Elephants?

How Many Elephants? book cover

How Many Elephants?: A Lift-The-Flap Counting Book, written by Selby Beeler and illustrated by Barney Saltzberg, is both amusing and educational. More...

When the Moon Smiled

When the Moon Smiled book cover

When the Moon Smiled, written and illustrated by Petr Horacek, tells the story of the moon lighting the stars one by one in the night sky until everything is right with the world. More...


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"This is Sparky. He has just arrived at his new home. Everything looks and feels strange..." More...

Yummy YUCKY; BIG Little; Quiet LOUD

Yummy Yucky book cover

Inspired by daily life with her two children, Leslie Patricelli's trio of books, Yummy YUCKY, BIG Little, and Quiet LOUD, are a great way to introduce toddlers to opposites. More...

Bad Dog Max

Bad Dog Max

"Bad Dog Max!" is a delightful tale about a little dog, Max, who just can't seem to stay out of trouble. More...



The board book edition of Splash!, from the award-winning picture book by author/illustrator Flora McDonnell, is the perfect book for babies and young children. More...

Hands Can

Hands Can

"Hands can clap while voices sing. Hands can do all kinds of things." Hands Can, by author Cheryl Willis Hudson and photographer John-Francis Bourke, is a celebration of the wonder of little hands. More...

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