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The Incredible Book-Eating Boy

Author: Oliver Jeffers Publisher: Philomel Product Description Like many children, Henry loves books. But Henry doesn’t like to read books, he likes to eat them. Big books, picture books, reference books . . . if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). And the more he eats, […]

Nightshade: Book 1

Author: Andrea Cremer Publisher: PHILOMEL Product Description Calla Tor has always known her destiny: After graduating from the Mountain School, she’ll be the mate of sexy alpha wolf Ren Laroche and fight with him, side by side, ruling their pack and guarding sacred sites for the Keepers. But when she violates her masters’ laws by […]

The Lost Years of Merlin

Author: T. A. Barron Publisher: Philomel Product Description There has never been a magic like Merlin’s, and T. A. Barron reveals how the legend was born in his adventure-loving five-book epic featuring the heroic young wizard and his unforgettable band. To celebrate the epic, which has sold over a million copies, Philomel has created a […]

Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Christmas

Author: Joy Cowley Publisher: Philomel Product Description It’s Christmas, and that means Mrs.Wishy-Washy wants her animals as clean as shiny new tacks. In fact, if they don’t scrub themselves from foot to head before she returns from shopping, they won’t get their presents! But it’s sooo cold in the big red barn. Duck knows a […]

The Little Engine That Could

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Watty Piper Publisher: Philomel Product Description Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could, that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain. Now the great Loren Long (Mr. Peabody’s Apples) […]

The Sable Quean (Redwall)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Product Description He appears out of thin air and vanishes just as quickly. He is Zwilt the Shade, and he is evil. Yet he is no match for his ruler, Vilaya the Sable Quean. Along with their hordes of vermin, these two have devised a plan to […]

The Night Before Christmas or A Visit From St. Nicholas (An Antique Reproduction)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Philomel Product Description Available again by popular demand, this all-time classic edition of The Night Before Christmas is the definitive version of Moore’s original poem, illustrated with color stone lithographs. A faithful reproduction of the McLoughlin Bros. edition from 1870, the original antique book was saved from […]

Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 9: Halt’s Peril

Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Philomel

Crocodile Tears: An Alex Rider Novel

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Philomel Product Description It’s just another day in the life of an average kid. If you’re Alex Rider, that is. A con artist has realized there is big money in charity– the bigger the disaster, the greater the money flow! So that is what he will produce: the […]

The Night Before Christmas

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Philomel Product Description Like Grandma Moses before him, the beloved Will Moses brings new and joyous life to everyone’s favorite Christmas poem in this, his interpretation of The Night Before Christmas. With his sweeping and wintry landscapes and cozy fireside details, Moses sets just the right scenes […]

Ranger’s Apprentice: The Siege of Macindaw: Book 6

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Philomel Product Description After years as a RangerÂ’s apprentice, Will is now the protector of his first fief. Not long into his service, everything that can go wrong does: Keren, a renegade knight, has taken over Castle Macindaw, a strategic gateway to the North—poisoning the royal family in […]

Million-Dollar Throw

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Lupica Publisher: Philomel Product Description What would you do with a million dollars, if you were 13? Nate Brodie is nicknamed “Brady” not only for his arm, but also because he’s the biggest Tom Brady fan. He’s even saved up to buy an autographed football. And when he does, he […]

Ranger’s Apprentice: Erak’s Ransom

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Philomel Product Description What does it mean to earn the Silver Oakleaf? So few men have done so. For Will, a mere boy, that symbol of honor has long felt out of reach. Now, in the wake of Araluen’s uneasy truce with the raiding Skandians comes word that […]

Ranger’s Apprentice: The Battle for Skandia (Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 4)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Philomel Product Description Still far from their homeland after escaping slavery in the icebound land of Skandia, Will and Evanlyn’s plans to return to Araluen are spoiled when Evanlyn is taken captive by a Temujai warrior. Though still weakened by the warmweed’s toxic effects, Will employs his Ranger […]

Ranger’s Apprentice: The Sorcerer of the North (Ranger’s Apprentice)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Philomel Product Description Time has passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, led the Araluens to victory against invaders, and Will is now a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepy— boring, even—until the king is poisoned. Joined by […]

Doomwyte: A Novel of Redwall

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Product Description On a moonless night, two rats follow hypnotic lights into the forest, never to be seen again. Such is the power of the Doomwytes, sinister ravens led by the deadly Korvus Skurr. And when the young mouse Bisky persuades the creatures of Redwall Abbey to […]

Pete & Pickles

Author: Publisher: Philomel Product Description Pete is a perfectly predictable, practical, uncomplicated pig. At least, he was . . . before a runaway circus elephant named Pickles stampeded into his life, needing a friend. Pickles is larger than life and overflowing with imagination. She takes Pete swandiving off Niagara Falls. (Sort of.) And sledding down […]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar: board book & CD

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Product Description Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar is now available for the first time in a new, oversized board book format, perfect for storytime or for playtime. Plus, as an added bonus, it includes a CD of Eric Carle reading his classic story. This fine audio production makes […]

The Very Lonely Firefly

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Philomel Amazon.com Many of Eric Carle’s books begin with a small creature being born just as a great yellow sun rises. This time the hero is a firefly, and the inimitably Carle-ish cut-paper orange-and-yellow sun is setting. The firefly buzzes off in search of companionship, but keeps following […]

Mister Seahorse

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Amazon.com Are you ready for a scintillating seahorse fact? The father seahorse is the one who carries the mother’s eggs around in his pouch before they hatch. In Mister Seahorse, master collage artist Eric Carle teaches preschoolers this lesson and introduces them to a few other fish who bear […]

The Big Field

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Mike Lupica Publisher: Philomel Book Description For Hutch, shortstop has always been home. It’s where his father once played professionally, before injuries relegated him to watching games on TV instead of playing them. And it’s where Hutch himself has always played and starred. Until now. The arrival of Darryl “D-Will” Williams, […]

La oruga muy hambrienta: Board Book

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Book Description The Very Hungry Caterpillar is inarguably one of the most popular children’s books of all time. Now, here is the Spanish board book version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, filling an important niche for the youngest of Spanish-speaking children.

My Very First Library

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Book Description Here is the perfect gift for young children learning their colors, shapes, and numbers. All four of Eric Carle’s popular new split-page board books are now packaged together in a slipcased library. A game as well as a learning experience, these early concept books are both fun […]

Eulalia! (Redwall)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Product Description Lord Asheye of Salamandastron has a prophecy: A new Badger Lord must take his place and reign over the legendary badger fortress. But who is this young warrior who shuns both armor and sword? And how is he to be found? Mad Maudie, a feisty […]

The Boxer and the Spy

Author: Robert B. Parker Publisher: Philomel Book Description Another teen thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of the Spenser mysteries. When a shy high school student’s body is found washed up on the shore of a quiet New England beach town—an apparent suicide—fifteen-year-old Terry Novak doesn’t know what to think. Something just doesn’t […]

The Very Busy Spider (Board Book)

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Philomel Product Description Eric Carle. Everyone loves The Very Busy Spider! Now this popular book reaches even younger audiences with a brand new board book format featuring thermographic pages and a raised spider web that grows from a simple line to a beautiful creation which children can feel […]

You Are My I Love You

Rating: (97 reviews) Author: Maryann Cusimano Publisher: Philomel Book Description I am your parent; you are my child. I am your quiet place; you are my wild. . . . A day in the life of parent and child-full of smiles and giggles, messes and meals, boundless energy and well-earned naps. Not to mention lots […]

Owl Moon

Rating: (53 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: Philomel Amazon.com Among the greatest charms of children is their ability to view a simple activity as a magical adventure. Such as a walk in the woods late at night. Jane Yolen captures this wonderment in a book whose charm rises from its simplicity. “It was late one […]

Christmas Tapestry

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Book Description When a bad leak ruins the sacristy wall in his father’s church, Jonathan Jefferson Weeks thinks his family’s first Christmas Eve service in Detroit will be ruined, too. But then he and his father find a beautiful tapestry for sale in a secondhand shop. Just the thing […]

Mars Needs Moms!

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Book Description Milo doesn’t get it: What’s the big deal about moms? They’re just slavedriving broccoli bullies. Yet they are worshipped the world over! Perhaps even the galaxy over—because here come Martians and they’re after one thing only: moms. Milo’s mom in particular. Who better to drive them to […]

Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children About Their Art

Author: Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Publisher: Philomel Book Description In this remarkable and beautiful anthology featuring the likes of Maurice Sendak, Robert Sabuda, Rosemary Wells, and Eric Carle, twenty-three of the most honored and beloved artists in children’s literature talk informally to children—sharing secrets about their art and how they began their […]

Dream Snow

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Amazon.com It’s almost Christmas and it hasn’t snowed yet. As the farmer naps on his small farm, he dreams of being covered in a gentle blanket of new snow. Then, one by one, he dreams of each of his five animals (aptly named One, Two, Three, Four, and Five) […]

Eric Carle’s Very Little Library

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Book Description Children all over the world have grown up with Eric Carle and his “very” books. Now, for the first time, three of these classic board books are together in their own little library! Packaged in a beautiful slipcase, the timeless The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Lonely […]

Snakehead (Alex Rider Adventure)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Philomel Book Description What goes up must come down, and when we last saw Alex Rider, he was as up as can be—in outer space. When he crash lands off the coast of Australia, the Australian Secret Service recruits him to infiltrate one of the ruthless gangs operating […]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar board book

Rating: (270 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Philomel Product Description This Very Hungry Caterpillar will eat it’s way through the pages, straight into your child’s heart! Author: Eric Carle Illustrator: Eric Carle Publisher: Penguin Putnam Amazon.com Reviews “In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf.” So begins Eric Carle’s modern […]

Redwall: The Graphic Novel (Redwall)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Book Description It was meant to be: The classic fantasy adventure that began the Redwall phenomenon is finally available in a cool graphic format. Illustrated by renowned comics artist Bret Blevins, Redwall: The Graphic Novel brings to life all the battles, all the heroes, and all the […]

Do You Want to Be My Friend?

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Philomel Book Description Do you want to be my friend? asks the little mouse, and hopefully follows a tail, finding at the end of it a rather unfriendly horse. But there’s another tail, and another, and a strange, long, green one, too, that follows the mouse on his […]

The Very Quiet Cricket

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Philomel Product Description Eric Carle. A quiet little cricket who dreams of rubbing his wings together to make a sound just like so many other animals finally achieves his goal, in a board book edition of the classic picture book that comes complete with a chirping cricket sound. […]

Summer Ball

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Mike Lupica Publisher: Philomel Book Description The sequel to the #1 bestseller Travel Team. When you’re the smallest kid playing a big man’s game, the challenges never stop-especially when your name is Danny Walker. Leading your travel team to the national championship may seem like a dream come true, but for […]

Eulalia! (Redwall)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Book Description Lord Asheye of Salamandastron has a prophecy: A new Badger Lord must take his place and reign over the legendary badger fortress. But who is this young warrior who shuns both armor and sword? And how is he to be found? Mad Maudie, a feisty […]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Rating: (269 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Philomel Product Description Eric Carle. Now even younger children can follow the little green caterpillar as he eats his way to becoming a beautiful butterfly in this book. Trim size 8.54″ x 11.96″. Amazon.com With its lovely, humorous illustrations and wonderful narrative about a hungry caterpillar growing up […]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book and Plush (Book&Toy)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Book Description One of the best-selling children’s books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been delighting young readers for over thirty years. Now packaged as a board book with a new plush doll, this classic book will continue to introduce new generations of children to the magical […]