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Baby Einstein: First Words

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Julie Aigner-Clark Publisher: Disney Press Product Description Build your baby’s vocabulary with this new first words book. Split into familiar catagories such as animals, nature, food and babies themselves, the youngest learners will be able to identify the names of familiar objects. Baby Einstein Books is an imprint of developmentally appropriate, […]

Clip-Clop

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Nicola Smee Publisher: Boxer Books Product Description Every child adores getting twirled and tossed by Mommy and Daddy. Again! Again, they squeal. That’s the rapturous joy Nicola Smee captures, in simple rhythmic text and charming pictures. One after the other, a group of barnyard friends climb aboard Mr. Horse for a […]

In the Garden with Van Gogh

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Julie Merberg Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description With narratives that will entertain art lovers of all ages, these two new board books are a fun way to introduce young children to fine art. The sleepy trees, golden haystacks, and juicy fruits of In the Garden with Van Gogh will delight little […]

There Are Cats in This Book

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Viviane Schwarz Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Open the covers of this extraordinarily inventive, interactive book to find that the cats inside are ready to play — in very surprising ways. There they are, purring under a blanket. But not for long! Three sprightly cats named Tiny, Moonpie, and Andre are eager […]

Wee Sing Sing-Alongs

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Pamela Conn Beall Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Product Description The bestselling Wee Sing line is now tailored for the most modern Wee Sing fans! These eight classic Wee Sing titles are now in a great new package—a book and CD in a reusable blister!

Mary Wore Her Red Dress and Henry Wore His Green Sneakers Book & CD (Read Along Book & CD)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Merle Peek Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description On Katy’s birthday, all of her animal friends come to the party dressed in clothes of different colors.

Funny Faces Dizzy Dragon

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for babies and toddlers Wacky characters and funny rhymes Touch and feel, light and sound

Sesame Street Music Player and Storybook (Reader’s Digest Innovative Book and Player)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Farrah McDoogle Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Every episode of Sesame Street is full of contagious, toe-tapping music that kids love. Join Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, and all their friends in this delightful book that illustrates four favorite songs from the TV show (“Rubber Duckie,” “C is for Cookie,” “Sesame Street […]

Baby Animals (Ultimate Sticker Books)

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description DK presents exciting new covers for 13 of your favorite Ultimate Sticker Books: Animal, Baby Animal, Ballet, Bug, Bulldozer, Dangerous Dinosaurs, Dinosaur, Ancient Egypt, Farm, Pony, Shark and Whale, Space, and Truck. Annotated with factual information, each book contains more than 60 full-color, reusable stickers so children […]

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Stephen Carpenter Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description This classic story is a favorite with toddlers, who will cheer on the three clever billy goats who outsmart a mean troll. With plenty of repetition, this adventure is perfect for reading aloud and for joining in, and a satisfying ending provides a reassuring touch.

Olivia

Rating: (154 reviews) Author: Ian Falconer Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing/Atheneum Product Description Have fun with Olivia… dressing up singing songs building sand castles napping (maybe) dancing painting on walls and — whew! — going to sleep at last. Amazon.com Review Olivia would be Eloise, if Eloise were a pig. She is good at […]

Christmas in Today’s Germany (Christmas Around the World)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Trade

Christmas Time in the Mountains

Author: Mildred Luton Publisher: DeVorss & Company

The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Mulberry books)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Marianna Mayer Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “A graceful retelling of the fairy tale…. Illustrations are a sumptuous feast, elegant and tasteful, filled with romantic splendor and delicacy…. A stunning piece to savor.” –Booklist.

The Little Soul And The Earth I’m Somebody!: A Children’s Parable Adapted From Conversations With God (Young Spirit Books)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Neale Donald Walsch Publisher: Hampton Roads Pub Co Product Description The collaborative team that brought you The Little Soul and the Sun (Hampton Roads, ISBN 1-57174-087-2, 1998) returns with an uplifting follow-up. The first book in a new series of Little Soul adventures, The Little Soul and the Earth finds our […]

Stone Soup

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Three strangers, hungry and tired, pass through a war-torn village. Embittered and suspicious from the war, the people hide their food and close their windows tight. That is, until the clever strangers suggest making a soup from stones. Intrigued by the idea, everyone brings what they […]

Marsupial Sue Presents “The Runaway Pancake”: Book and CD

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: John Lithgow Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description “I’m too fast, you’re too slow. Pan, pan, patty-cake pan, I can get away from you, I can!” The much-loved story of the Runaway Pancake who pops out of the oven and is sure he can escape all who want to […]

Frog Goes to Dinner (Boy, Dog, Frog)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Dial Product Description Following the re-release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low-priced hardcover editions. A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer’s distinguished career over twenty-five […]

Scaredy Squirrel

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Melanie Watt Publisher: Kids Can Press, Ltd. Product Description Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It’s way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians or killer bees. But in his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes along, he’s well-prepared. Scaredy Squirrel’s emergency kit […]

The Birthday Box (Leslie Patricelli board books)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Leslie Patricelli Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Refreshing. . . . A perfect birthday book for a toddler!” — School Library Journal (starred review) What’s better than getting a brand-new toy as a birthday gift? Playing with the box it came in! Climb in for a flight across the ocean, a jaunt […]

A New Coat for Anna (Dragonfly Books)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Harriet Ziefert Publisher: Dragonfly Books Product Description Illus. in full color. “A fresh and moving story of a mother’s dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna’s mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of […]

Christmas Angels (Flip Flap Books)

Author: AnnMarie Harris Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description Whether parents and kids celebrate the holidays at home or away, this simple book format will have parents and kids flip-flapping to learn to count with five little angels, as they decorate a Christmas tree. With angelic die-cut pages and adorable illustrations, this glorious gift is […]

God Made Christmas: The Story of Baby Jesus (Baby Faith)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Integrity Publishers Product Description Babies will learn the important story of the birth of baby Jesus. With the accompanying God Made Christmas DVD, babies will learn and feel safe in God’s love for them. babyfaith helps baby thrive developmentally and spiritually. Perfect for Christian families and a perfect Christmas gift. […]

Father Christmas

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Raymond Briggs Publisher: Coward McCann & Geoghegan Product Description Pictures and brief text follow a rather disgruntled Santa Claus on his annual rounds.

Christmas (Snappy Pop-ups)

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If Everybody Did

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Jo Ann Stover Publisher: JourneyForth Product Description The hilarious and terrible consequences of everyone doing his own thing are portrayed by author/artist Jo Ann Stover in If Everybody Did. Children and adults alike will enjoy this precautionary tale with its concise rhyming text, and amusing illustrations.

I Just Forgot (A Little Critter Book)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Funny, likeable Little Critter is at it again. In this appealing picture book about Mercer Mayer’s popular character, Little Critter struggles to remember what he is supposed to do each day. On rainy days he remembers his raincoat but forgets […]

The Night Before Christmas (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. America’s favorite Christmas poem is vividly depicted.

The Berenstain Bears’ Christmas Tree

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s Christmastime in Bear Country, and Papa Bear is caught right in the middle of an ecological dilemma–every tree he picks to chop down is home to a fellow furred or feathered creature. Papa doesn’t have the heart to make […]

A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Book)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Vera B. Williams Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save and save until they can afford to buy one big, comfortable chair that all three of them can enjoy.After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother […]

Just My Friend & Me

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description The very popular Little Critter has a friend over to play and tries his best to be a good host. It’s a long afternoon. After his friend damages Little Critter’s bike by accident, leaves him in the tree house without […]

Re-Zoom

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Istvan Banyai Publisher: Puffin Product Description Open this wordless book and take off on a mindbending visual journey full of twists, turns, and surprises. Zoom from an Egyptian pyramid to an exotic jungle to a sandy beach. But if you think you know where you are, guess again. For in Istvan […]

I’m Going to be a Big Sister

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Brenda Bercun Publisher: Nurturing Your Children Press Product Description Amanda’s mommy is pregnant and Amanda is going to be a big sister. In this story Amanda learns about preparing for the new baby’s arrival and what it truly means to be a big sister. Winner of the iParenting Media Book Awards […]

The Berenstain Bears Think of Those in Need (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Stuff in the closets, stuff in the drawers, stuff in the attic–too much stuff everywhere! Mama Bear convinces the family that cleaning out the house can not only simplify their cluttered lives, but also benefit those who are in need!

Tuesday

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie. A Caldecott Medal book. Amazon.com Review “Tuesday evening, around eight”–a deceptively mundane beginning for what proves to be a thrilling, miraculous, and surreal amphibian journey. […]

Roller Coaster

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Marla Frazee Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Clickity, clackity. Clickity, clackity. The roller coaster car is going up, up, up to the highest spot. And at least one of the people in the car has never ridden on a roller coaster before . . . ever. Wheeeeeeee! Amazon.com Review All sorts of […]

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) […]

Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss

Rating: (48 reviews) Author: Danica McKellar Publisher: Plume Product Description The New York Times bestseller-from the author of Math Doesn’t Suck-teaches girls how to kick pre-algebra butt In her New York Times bestselling books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shatters the “math nerd” stereotype and gives girls the tools to ace middle-school math in […]

The 39 Clues, Book 10: Into the Gauntlet

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description Throughout the hunt for the 39 Clues, Amy and Dan Cahill have uncovered history’s greatest mysteries and their family’s deadliest secrets. But are they ready to face the truth about the Cahills and the key to their unmatched power? After a whirlwind race that’s taken them […]

Pretty Little Liars #5: Wicked

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description In idyllic Rosewood, Pennsylvania, four very pretty girls just can’t help but be bad. . . . Hanna will do anything to be Rosewood’s queen bee. Spencer’s digging up her family’s secrets. Emily can’t stop thinking about her new boyfriend. And Aria approves a little […]

Pretty Little Liars #8: Wanted

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description In Rosewood, majestic estates sprawl for acres, and Tiffany toggle bracelets dangle from every girl’s wrist. But not all that glitters is gold, and the town harbors secrets darker than anyone could imagine—like the truth about what really happened the night Alison DiLaurentis went missing. […]

Big Fun Christmas Crafts & Activities (Williamson Little Hands Book)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Judy Press Publisher: Williamson Books Product Description Little hands will flourish, as Judy Press shows that creative expression, learning fun, and respect for others can be the themes of engaging Christmastime activities! Quick & easy sections provide simpler activities and crafts for younger children to do in shorter time periods. Activities […]

The Jungle Book (Disney The Jungle Book) (Little Golden Book)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: RH Disney Publisher: Golden/Disney Product Description A boy named Mowgli and a bear named Baloo become fast friends in Disney’s beloved classic, The Jungle Book.

Franny K. Stein’s Crate of Danger (Boxed Set): Lunch Walks Among Us; Attack of the 50-Ft. Cupid; The Invisible Fran; The Fran That Time Forgot (Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Jim Benton Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description Franny K. Stein is not your average girl — she’s a mad scientist. She prefers poison ivy to daisies and piranha to goldfish, and when Franny jumps rope, she uses her pet snake. Being a mad scientist is exciting, but it […]

Bedhead

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Margie Palatini Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description It was BIG. It was BAD. It was…BEDHEAD! No doubt about it, Oliver’s having a very bad hair day. His parents and sister try to help. They push, they pull, they spritz and they spray; they goop, they glop, and they […]

SpongeBob’s Box of Books (Spongebob Squarepants)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Ahoy there, mateys! Here’s a boxful of treasure: six (count them, six!) rip-roaring 8 x 8 storybooks that you can take with you on all your seafaring — and landlubbing — adventures. And they’re all ready to go in this handy carrying case with a […]

Katie Meets The Impressionists (Scholastic Bookshelf)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: James Mayhew Publisher: Scholastic Product Description “This British import pays joyful homage to the world of the Impressionists. When Katie and her grandmother visit an art museum to celebrate the elder’s birthday, the girl wanders into a gallery where she admires Claude Monet’s The Luncheon…. With a blink of her eyes, […]

The Berenstain Bears and the Homework Hassle (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In this timely First Time Book®, the Berenstains once again prove they have their paws on the pulse of America! Mama and Papa Bear are stunned when they receive a letter from Brother Bear’s teacher. Even though Brother Bear sits […]

Clifford, el gran perro colorado

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic en Espanol Product Description Can a dog play hide-and-seek? Not when he’s Clifford, the biggest dog in America. Written entirely in Spanish.

Christmas Magic

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Michael Garland Publisher: Puffin Product Description Emily knows there’s Christmas magic in the air when she slips out of bed and is greeted by a wild and enchanting scene: her pets are singing “Jingle Bells;” presents are flying around a spinning Christmas tree; mice are baking Christmas pies! And out the […]