Recommendations from Leigh
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Seventy-five years ago, Virginia Lee Burton created the Little House, and since then generations of readers have been enchanted by the story of this happy home and her journey from the pleasures of nature to the bustling city, and back again.$17.99ISBN: 9780544279926Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 21st, 2014Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers. When Mary Anne is destined for the scrap heap, the duo must dig their way out of trouble in this timeless tale of friendship, old-fashioned hard work, and ingenuity.$9.95ISBN: 9781402750618Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Sterling - September 1st, 2007
William Blake, Kate Greenaway, Emily Dickinson: the writers in this charming anthology of 200 poems--first published in 1969--are among literature's most beloved. And Gyo Fujikawa's appealing illustrations depict children of all races sweetly interacting, as well as an engagingly rendered menagerie of animals and the natural world in all its wonderment.$17.99ISBN: 9780803710405Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Dial Books - September 2nd, 1991
Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. So when she gets a chance to play a part in Peter Pan, she knows exactly who she wants to be. Remarkable watercolor illustrations give full expression to Grace's high-flying imagination.$7.99ISBN: 9780140544510Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Puffin Books - March 1st, 1996
You thought you knew the story of the “The Three Little Pigs”… You thought wrong.
In this hysterical and clever fracture fairy tale picture book that twists point of view and perspective, young readers will finally hear the other side of the story of “The Three Little Pigs.”
$7.99ISBN: 9780517562420Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Dragonfly Books - September 12th, 1988
This whimsical story of a little girl who wakes one morning to discover she has grown antlers has delighted children since it was first published over 30 years ago!$16.99ISBN: 9780859531511Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Child's Play International - January 1st, 2001
A celebration of a child's growing self awareness, and a prime example of how books can contribute to this. Whether brave or shy, strong or weak, in the end the young boy celebrates all different, apparently contradictory parts of himself.