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The Sun Is Late and So Is The Farmer By Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823444281
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Published: Neal Porter Books - November 29th, 2022

On a peculiarly long night, three farm animals set off on a daring quest to bring the sunrise.

A mule,
A milk cow,
A miniature horse,
Standing in a barn door,
Waiting for the sun to rise.
 


Knitting for Dogs By Laurel Molk Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593434581
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Published: Random House Studio - November 29th, 2022

A funny and creative look at how to turn a problem into a solution.

Max is a big dog who lives with Izzy, a medium-sized girl, who has big ideas. Izzy can build anything—a birdhouse, a wooden swing, a tent, and even a catapult that really works. So when Izzy takes up knitting, she expects to be able to knit anything. But trying to make a sweater seems impossible.


Hound from the Pound By Jessica Swaim, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Swaim, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358622208
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Published: Clarion Books - November 29th, 2022

After a woman unknowingly adopts a pack leader from the shelter, his furry friends follow in dogged pursuit in this rhythmical, rhyming picture book about doggy companionship, with art by the illustrator of Little Blue Truck.


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Blurp's Book of Manners By Cindy Derby, Cindy Derby (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cindy Derby, Cindy Derby (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250810359
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 6th, 2022

From Caldecott Honoree Cindy Derby comes an uproarious tale about an etiquette coach and the sentient paint blob that just might teach her proper manners.

When etiquette coach Ms. Picklepop teeters off her stool and spills a bucket of paint, a creature emerges. Not a scary one, or an evil one, or anything of the sort. Instead, what comes alive is ...

BLURP!


P Is for Purr By Carole Gerber, Susanna Covelli (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carole Gerber, Susanna Covelli (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641707411
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Published: Familius - November 29th, 2022

A is for American—the shorthaired, friendly cats
that crossed the sea on sailing ships and kept them free of rats. 

B is for each breed of cat.


Luminous: Living Things That Light Up the Night By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771648882
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Published: Greystone Kids - November 22nd, 2022

In this "surprisingly simple yet mesmerizing introduction to a wonder of the natural world" (Kirkus STARRED Review), kids aged 4 to 8 will marvel at the science of bioluminescence through stunning images of glowing creatures and other organisms.

When it's dark out, we need light to see. But what if your body could make its own light?


I Don't Care By Julie Fogliano, Molly Idle (Illustrator), Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Molly Idle (Illustrator), Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443451
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Published: Neal Porter Books - November 22nd, 2022

Two Caldecott honorees—and real-life best friends— team up to illustrate a story of friendship from bestselling author Julie Fogliano.


Yetis Are the Worst! (The Worst Series) By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665921770
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 22nd, 2022

In this hilarious follow-up to Unicorns Are the Worst!


A Sweet New Year for Ren By Michelle Sterling, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michelle Sterling, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534496606
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - November 15th, 2022

Celebrate the Lunar New Year through a young girl’s family traditions in this charming picture book featuring illustrations by New York Times bestselling artist Dung Ho that also includes a recipe for pineapple cakes!

Little Ren looks forward to the preparation for and festivities of Lunar New Year, but she is always too little to help make the delicious pineapple


When Poems Fall from the Sky By Zaro Weil, Junli Song (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Zaro Weil, Junli Song (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781803380599
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Published: Welbeck Editions - November 15th, 2022

Nominated for the 2023 Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing and the Yoto Carnegie Medal for Illustration.

Original, inspiring and intimate, When Poems Fall From the Sky marries science and poetry to create a tender and thoughtful love-letter to Earth promising children a riot of imagination, humour and joy - the perfect book to celebrate National Poetry Day on 6th October.


Little Hearts: Finding Hearts in Nature By Charles Ghigna, Jacqueline East (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Charles Ghigna, Jacqueline East (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781636550305
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Published: Red Comet Press - November 15th, 2022

Four animal friends discover the many "little hearts" that can be found in nature.

The world is full of little hearts.
Each one a sign of love.
Some are found upon the ground.
Some are up above.


Obstreperous By Ted Greenwood Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781944860479
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Published: Anthology Editions - November 15th, 2022

A delightful (re)discovery - Kirkus, 2022



Construction Site: Farming Strong, All Year Long (Goodnight, Goodnight, Construc) By AG Ford (Illustrator), Sherri Duskey Rinker Cover Image
By AG Ford (Illustrator), Sherri Duskey Rinker
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797213873
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 15th, 2022

The construction crew is back and ready to help out on the farm! Working together with new friends, they'll get the job done all year long.

There's work to do! No time to waste!


A Land of Books: Dreams of Young Mexihcah Word Painters By Duncan Tonatiuh Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419749421
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 15th, 2022

Award-winning author-illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh sheds light on the significance of Aztec manuscripts and culture

Our world, little brother, is an amoxtlalpan, a land of books.
In the jungles where the jaguar dwells, the Mayas make books.
In the mountains the cloud people, the Mixtecs, make them as well.


Waking Beauty By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781642598339
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Published: Haymarket Books - November 15th, 2022

Expanding, transforming, and subverting the magical tale of Sleeping Beauty, Rebecca Solnit revitalizes this classic story with a new perspective: Maya, the sister who stayed awake.


Booker the Library Bat 1: The New Guard By Jess Brallier, Jeff Harter (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jess Brallier, Jeff Harter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645950462
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Published: Pixel+Ink - November 15th, 2022

The launch of a picture book series about the adventures of a book-loving bat and his buddies as they patrol and protect their library home.
 


City Under the City By Dan Yaccarino Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662650895
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Published: mineditionUS - November 15th, 2022

From acclaimed author-illustrator Dan Yaccarino comes an exhilarating adventure—set in a richly imagined alternate future—celebrating autonomy, community, and the power of reading, perfect for fans of The Rock From the Sky.


What's Up, Pup?: How Our Furry Friends Communicate and What They Are Saying By Kersten Hamilton, Lili Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kersten Hamilton, Lili Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389192
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - November 15th, 2022

This rollicking rhyming picture book by Kersten Hamilton, What's Up, Pup?, features lively illustrations from Lili Chin, and explores all the ways that dogs express themselves, perfect for pup lovers of all ages.


The Snail By Emily Hughes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily Hughes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797204673
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 8th, 2022

Award-winning illustrator Emily Hughes offers a luminous picture book about the life of renowned Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi.

Isamu Noguchi is one of the most important sculptors of all time. His Akari lamps changed the way modern buildings light their space. But before he was important, he was a kid.


Cozy in Love By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593109854
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

This lovable companion to Jan Brett's instant New York Times bestselling winter classic, Cozy, shows that kindness and cleverness can capture a heart.

After losing a test of strength to another musk ox in his herd, Cozy is convinced he’ll never impress his crush, Lofti.
 


Life With My Dragon: Five Heart-Warming Tales By Didier Lévy, Fred Benaglia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780500653128
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Published: Thames & Hudson - November 8th, 2022

A humorous look at what life is like with a fire-breathing dragon. 


Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever By Michael Morpurgo, Michael Foreman (Illustrator), York National Railway Museum (With) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780500652947
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Published: Thames & Hudson - November 8th, 2022

This inspiring tale from Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman celebrates the world’s most iconic train, Flying Scotsman, and its greatest fan, a young girl named Iris. 


The Lost Library By Jess McGeachin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593351338
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

A magical tale of friendship, the joy of reading, and the power of the imagination!


Run! By Guilherme Karsten Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771475358
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Published: Owlkids - November 8th, 2022

A thrilling and hilarious game of jungle hide-and-seek...Ready or not, here it comes

Deep in the heart of the jungle, something is on the hunt...


Off to the Market: A Celebration of Markets, Cooking, and Fresh Food By Alice Oehr Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781957363172
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Published: Scribble Us - November 8th, 2022

Sunday is market day. We are looking for pumpkin, apples, eggs, and bread. What else will we find? Where did it come from? And what will we make with it?

Learn all about produce in this delightful child's tour of a food market, full of fun facts, delicious new discoveries, and charming characters.


Too Early By Nora Ericson, Elly MacKay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nora Ericson, Elly MacKay (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419742071
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

A gentle, cozy story following a family’s bleary-eyed wake-up routine, a little one who’s eager to start the day, and the quiet magic of early mornings

I wake up very early.
Good morning, Sun, on your way at last. You don’t wake up nearly as early as I do.
   
Now the wind is waking.


Love Birds By Jane Yolen, Anna Wilson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Anna Wilson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781951836405
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Published: Cameron Kids - November 8th, 2022

From Jane Yolen, the author of the Caldecott Award–winning book Owl Moon, comes a friendship story about a bird-loving boy who meets a bird-loving girl

Jon loved to listen to birdsong. Bright cardinals, cawing crows, chatty chickadees, wrens, and jays; barn swallows and doves' lullabies. He especially loved to listen to owls.


You Matter to Me By Doyin Richards, Robert Paul Jr (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Doyin Richards, Robert Paul Jr (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250834485
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 8th, 2022

In this picture book written by Doyin Richards and illustrated by Robert Paul Jr., You Matter to Me, a dog describes what it’s like to go on walks with his Black owner and wishes that people would see his human as he does: with love.


Here with Me By David Walker Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389291
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - November 8th, 2022

From the illustrator of the bestselling If Animals Kissed Goodnight comes this author-illustrator debut about the everlasting bonds of love.

If you could be a different kind of you,
what would you wish to be?
A monkey in a tree?
Would you be a fluffy fox?
A slow-moving sloth?

Or maybe, if you had the choice,
you wouldn’t be different at all…


Snow Horses: A First Night Story By Patricia MacLachlan, Micha Archer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Patricia MacLachlan, Micha Archer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534473553
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 8th, 2022

From Newbery Medal–winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes a cozy picture book of love, light, and community during New Year’s and taking the past with us as we step into the future, brought to life with tender and intricate cut paper illustrations.

On the very last evening before the new year, when the snow is falling soft and thick, two black horses wait for the jingle


The Tray of Togetherness By Flo Leung Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771474627
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Published: Owlkids - November 8th, 2022

A delicious ode to food, family, and togetherness that celebrates Lunar New Year


What Do You See When You Look at a Tree? By Emma Carlisle, Emma Carlisle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emma Carlisle, Emma Carlisle (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536226669
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Published: Templar - November 1st, 2022

What do you see when you look at a tree? Leaves and twigs and branches?
Or do you see a living thing that moves and breathes and dances?


Paradise Sands: A Story of Enchantment By Levi Pinfold, Levi Pinfold (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Levi Pinfold, Levi Pinfold (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536212822
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Published: Candlewick Studio - November 8th, 2022

A captivating tale of eerie places and mystical bargains, sumptuously illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medalist Levi Pinfold

Washed clean in his pool, we fall under his rule . . .
Away from what is, we all are now his.


The Book of Mean People (20th Anniversary Edition) By Toni Morrison, Slade Morrison Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316349673
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

A new edition for a new world of one of literary legend Toni Morrison’s first picture books with her son, Slade Morrison. With an afterword by the inimitable Jewell Parker Rhodes.

"This is a book about mean people. Some mean people are big.


All Through the Night: Important Jobs That Get Done at Night By Polly Faber, Harriet Hobday (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Polly Faber, Harriet Hobday (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536227512
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Published: Candlewick Press - November 1st, 2022

This beautifully illustrated picture book showcases the workers that keep a city running all through the night and make it ready for the new day.


Where Did Poppy Go?: A Story about Loss, Grief, and Renewal By Gail Silver, Amanda Quartey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gail Silver, Amanda Quartey (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781952692246
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Published: Plum Blossom - November 1st, 2022

"How do we answer children's questions about the cycle of life? This book is the perfect resource."
—Hunter Clarke-Fields, MSAE, RYT, author of Raising Good Humans

After a grandfather, "Poppy," dies, a father and son journey forward through seasons and time, discovering how our loved ones remain with us even after they pass on.


The Great Ball Game: How Bat Settles the Rivalry between the Animals and the Birds; A Circle Round Book By Rebecca Sheir, Joshua Pawis-Steckley (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781635863437
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - November 8th, 2022

The Great Ball Game, a classic folktale originating from the Cherokee, Creek, Ojibway and Menominee people of North America, is adapted for a contemporary audience by Rebecca Sheir, host of the award-winning Circle Round podcast, and accompanied by the vibrant illustrations of Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley, an Ojibwe Woodland artist.


One and Everything By Sam Winston, Sam Winston (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sam Winston, Sam Winston (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536215663
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Published: Candlewick Studio - November 1st, 2022

Fine artist Sam Winston, cocreator of the New York Times best-selling A Child of Books, celebrates the power of stories and written languages—and the imperative to preserve them.


The Sour Grape (The Food Group) By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063045415
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Published: HarperCollins - November 1st, 2022

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!

Don’t miss the sixth picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Food Group series that’s ripe with humor from Jory John and Pete Oswald!


So Much Snow By Hyunmin Park Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728260044
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - November 1st, 2022

The magic and wonder of deep winter snow will delight and entertain everyone in this beautiful and intriguing, mostly wordless, picture book that is soon to become a classic!

It snowed all night long. It snowed so much that when two children awake in the morning and want to go outside to play, a shovel isn't even close to being enough. It's SO MUCH SNOW!


My Fade Is Fresh By Shauntay Grant, Kitt Thomas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shauntay Grant, Kitt Thomas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593387085
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Published: Penguin Workshop - November 1st, 2022

A little girl makes sure she walks out of the barbershop rocking the fabulous hair style she chooses.

Learn the importance of speaking up for what you want through this fun and empowering picture book.


Will We Always Hold Hands? By Christopher Cheng, Stephen Michael King (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593564509
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Published: Random House Studio - November 1st, 2022

A universal story about the everlasting bonds of friendship and love, from two award-winning creators.

There are some things that only a best friend can do—hold your hand when reading a scary story, carry you safely across a river, bandage your hurts, say it’s okay if you're grouchy, and best of all, forever hold you in their heart.
 


A Spark in the Dark By Pam Fong, Pam Fong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pam Fong, Pam Fong (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063136533
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Published: Greenwillow Books - November 1st, 2022

A powerful picture book about the ocean of feelings inside all of us.

Whether you are mad, sad, scared, or lost in the dark, there’s always hope—a spark of light to lead you back home. A Spark in the Dark is a book to read aloud, a book to share, and a book to return to whenever you need it.


The Talk By Alicia D. Williams, Briana Mukodiri Uchendu (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534495296
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 18th, 2022

As a little boy grows into a bigger boy, ready to take on the world, he first must have that very difficult conversation far too familiar to so many Black and Brown Americans in this gentle and ultimately hopeful picture book.

Jay’s most favorite things are hanging out with his pals, getting kisses from Grandma, riding in his dad’s cool car, and getting measured by his mo


Mending the Moon By Emma Pearl, Sara Ugolotti (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emma Pearl, Sara Ugolotti (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645675600
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Published: Page Street Kids - November 1st, 2022

One fateful night, the moon shines so big and so bright that it is too heavy to hold itself up in the sky. When it tumbles down and breaks into many glimmering pieces, Luna sees the whole thing. Her grandfather Poppa warns that without the moon in the sky, the oceans will stop moving and the earth will start to wobble.


Butterfly Child By Marc Majewski, Marc Majewski (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marc Majewski, Marc Majewski (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063021556
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - November 1st, 2022

Author-illustrator Marc Majewski delivers a gorgeously painted, tender story about a young child who loves dressing up as a butterfly. A joyful celebration of creativity, self-expression, and family—perfect for fans of Jessica Love and Beatrice Alemagna.

I am a butterfly.


Sallie Bee Writes a Thank-You Note By Susan Verde, Courtney Sheinmel, Heather Ross (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419749605
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Susan Verde, Courtney Sheinmel, and Heather Ross comes a warmhearted story about expressing gratitude, perfectly modeling how to write a great thank-you note!

When a surprise comes in the mail from Grandma, Sallie wants to text her right away: Thanks, Grandma!

But wait—how will Grandma know what Sal


Little Red Riding Hood and the Dragon By Ying Chang Compestine, Joy Ang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ying Chang Compestine, Joy Ang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737282
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

Award-winning author Ying Compestine reimagines the classic fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood" from a Chinese perspective

By now, you have probably heard the old folk tale about a girl in a red cape.
The truth is that the story took place here in China, there wasn’t a woodsman, and I, the gentle wolf, certainly was not the one who ate them.


Penguin and Pinecone: a friendship story By Salina Yoon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547611447
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - November 1st, 2022

Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved character Penguin has been giving love -- and growing -- for ten years! This special new edition is the perfect gift for Penguin fans new and old!

When you give love... it grows.


Year of the Cat By Richard Ho, Jocelyn Li Langrand (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Richard Ho, Jocelyn Li Langrand (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062976826
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Published: Greenwillow Books - November 1st, 2022

Every year is the Year of the Cat!


A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree By Daniel Bernstrom, Brandon James Scott (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662640087
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Published: Hippo Park - November 1st, 2022

Boisterous and buzzing, A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree is destined to be an instant classic . . . with delightfully funny illustrations and clever, fun-to-read text, from the acclaimed author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree.


I Love You Little, I Love You Lots By Douglas Wood, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Douglas Wood, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545441933
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Published: Scholastic Press - November 1st, 2022

I Love You Little, I Love You Lots is an affirmation of love -- big and small, anytime and anywhere.

I love you here

I love you there

I'd love you almost anywhere

Over the hills

Across the sea

Wherever there's you

Wherever there's me.

I Love You Little, I Love You Lots is an aff


The Little Toymaker By Cat Min Cover Image
By Cat Min
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141807
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Published: Levine Querido - November 1st, 2022

We all know about the guy in the red suit at the North Pole. But what if the world’s toymaker was a little boy?

From the author and illustrator of Shy Willow comes the adorable little Toymaker, who makes wonderful toys… not for children, but for their grandparents and other older folk.


A Tale of Two Dragons By Geraldine McCaughrean, Peter Malone (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728467740
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Published: Andersen Press - November 1st, 2022

The kingdoms of Arbor, with its lush forests, and Pomosa, rich with farmland, have no love between them, and the children have taken to sneaking across the borders at night to steal the precious resources of milk and wood that the adults won't share.

So the Kings decide to fight, instead . . . with dragons. But do the dragons have another idea?


Give This Book Away! By Darren Farrell, Maya Tatsukawa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Darren Farrell, Maya Tatsukawa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593480519
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2022

Two award-winning creators team up for this picture book about what happens--and how you feel--when you give to someone else. And then it asks you to do just that--with the book in your hands!


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The Wolf Suit By Sid Sharp Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781773217208
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Published: Annick Press - October 25th, 2022

"Gorgeous"--The New York Times - A School Library Journal Best Book of 2022 - An Indigo Best Kids' Book of 2022 - A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection - Moonbeam Children's Book Award Gold Winner - An American Booksellers Association Kids Indie Next Pick


Wombat Said Come In By Carmen Agra Deedy, Brian Lies (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Agra Deedy, Brian Lies (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781682633212
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Published: Margaret Quinlin Books - October 6th, 2022

A kindhearted wombat offers refuge to a parade of animal friends during an Australian bushfire in a delightful new picture book from New York Times best-selling creators Carmen Agra Deedy and Brian Lies.


Bad Drawer By Seth Fishman, Jessixa Bagley (Illustrator), Armand Baltazar (Illustrator), Anna Bond (Illustrator), Seth Fishman (Illustrator), Travis Foster (Illustrator), Jessica Hische (Illustrator), Tillie Walden (Illustrator), Ethan Young (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Seth Fishman, Jessixa Bagley (Illustrator), Armand Baltazar (Illustrator), Anna Bond (Illustrator), Seth Fishman (Illustrator), Travis Foster (Illustrator), Jessica Hische (Illustrator), Tillie Walden (Illustrator), Ethan Young (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593385784
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 25th, 2022

“The Stone Soup of collaborative creativity—eight thumbs up!”—Jessica Love, author of Julián Is a Mermaid


Scaredy Squirrel Visits the Doctor By Melanie Watt Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593307434
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2022

Scaredy Squirrel is exactly the character children need today--a little bit anxious, a lot adorable, and totally lovable.  They will laugh along in this new picture book as Scaredy learns to brave the doctor for his regular check-up!


Go, Sled! Go! By James Yang, James Yang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By James Yang, James Yang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593404799
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2022

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner James Yang hops on a speeding sled with this hilarious and helpful easy-to-read picture book, perfect for beginning readers!

Go, sled, go!
What could be more exciting than a thrilling sled ride?
Maybe when a few unexpected creatures join the adventure?


The You Kind of Kind By Nina West, Hayden Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nina West, Hayden Evans (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781616899943
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 25th, 2022

Go Big!

Be Kind!

Be You!

Welcome to a magical adventure to discover kindness in the world—especially the kind inside you.

In this heartfelt and joyous story, little Nina embarks on a boisterous day of exploration, a colorful day where she sets out to find, well, Kind.


João by a Thread By Roger Mello, Daniel Hahn (Translated by), Roger Mello (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roger Mello, Daniel Hahn (Translated by), Roger Mello (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781953861344
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Published: Elsewhere Editions - October 25th, 2022

An intricate and exquisite tale of how bedtime fears can be transformed into wondrous dreams and magical adventures, by Hans Christian Andersen award–winning Roger Mello


The Secret Unicorn Club: Discover the Hidden Book Within a Book! By Emma Roberts, Tomislav Tomic (Illustrator), Rae Ritchie (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emma Roberts, Tomislav Tomic (Illustrator), Rae Ritchie (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419760204
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Published: Magic Cat - October 25th, 2022

As a Secret Unicorn Club member, you'll discover magical unicorn facts and earn badges to unlock a secret bonus book hidden within the back cover

Do you believe in unicorns? How would you like to join a secret club of unicorn experts who search for and look after unicorns in the wild?


So Much Snow By Kristen Schroeder, Sarah Jacoby (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kristen Schroeder, Sarah Jacoby (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593308202
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Published: Random House Studio - October 25th, 2022

A beautifully illustrated, rollicking read-aloud about forest animals who are caught—literally up to their ears and antlers—in a snowstorm.

On Monday, it starts to snow.
Silent swirling.
How high will it go?
 


Ready for Spaghetti: Funny Poems for Funny Kids By Michael Rosen, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Rosen, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536224979
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Published: Candlewick - October 25th, 2022

Former British Children's Laureate Michael Rosen and award-winning artist Polly Dunbar join forces for thirty-two irresistible rhymes that revel in toddlers’ everyday lives.

Will you getti the spaghetti?
Don’t say, “Not yetti spaghetti!”
I’m all setti for spaghetti.


Burmese Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales (Favorite Children's Stories) By Pascal Khoo Thwe, Maeve Bates (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pascal Khoo Thwe, Maeve Bates (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780804853767
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - October 25th, 2022

Switch up your bedtime reading with these charming stories from Myanmar


Tomie dePaola's Book of Christmas Carols (Tomie dePaola’s Treasuries) By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534494855
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2022

This beautifully illustrated collection has been carefully refreshed with its thirty-one classic Christmas carols illustrated by the beloved Tomie dePaola that will be perfect for making the holidays merry and bright.

Christmas is a time for warm family gatherings, the sharing of gifts and festive meals, and everywhere, there is music!


Christmas Fairies for Ouma By Lindsey McDivitt, Katarzyna Bukiert (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781641707343
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Published: Familius - November 1st, 2022

Wanting to show her grandma a snowy American Christmas, Tessa mails a card with only a drawing of Christmas fairies and the words Ouma (that means Grandma) and Cape Town, South Africa. The letter carrier who finds it knows that it can’t go to Cape Town, so he puts it in his pocket.


The Three Billy Goats Gruff By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338673845
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Published: Orchard Books - October 18th, 2022

Instant New York Times bestseller!

The MOMENTOUS debut of a groundbreaking Fairy Tale series -- a brilliantly crafted, hilarious twist on this beloved classic, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, from renowned, award-winning, and New York Times bestselling duo and picture book pioneers Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen!

Once there was a bridge


If You Were a City By Kyo Maclear, Sanna Francesca (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Sanna Francesca (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452155197
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 18th, 2022

A colorful celebration of cities and the people living in them.

Just like people, there are so many ways a city can be. And this lively picture book explores all of them. From quiet and dreamy to bright and buzzing, the magnificent diversity of our world is celebrated by connecting the uniqueness of its places with the people who live in them.


The Woman Who Turned Children into Birds By David Almond, Laura Carlin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Almond, Laura Carlin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536219968
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Published: Candlewick Studio - October 18th, 2022

Master storyteller David Almond’s whimsical story about freedom, imagination, and daring all but soars off the page, paired with exquisite paintings by Laura Carlin.

“Go on. Be happy. Off you fly!”


Me and Muhammad Ali By Jabari Asim, AG Ford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, AG Ford (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524739881
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 18th, 2022

A little boy’s joyous encounter with his hero, boxing champion and poet Muhammad Ali, is everything he’s dreamed of—and more!


The Littlest Elephant By Kate Read Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781682634943
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Published: Peachtree - October 18th, 2022

Adorable jungle animals explore kindness and the importance of respecting others in this playful and energetic romp.


Ballet Kids By Holly Sterling, Holly Sterling (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Holly Sterling, Holly Sterling (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536220377
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Published: Candlewick - October 18th, 2022

In a gentle introduction to ballet, a little boy and his friends gather for their dance class to learn some moves—and get excited about their debut performance.


Tell the Truth, Pangolin By Melinda Beatty, Paola Escobar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Melinda Beatty, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593180136
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - October 18th, 2022

In this delightful, thoroughly entertaining picture book about the importance--and difficulty--of telling the truth, the queen's trusty servant, a pangolin, breaks the royal swing and doesn't know what to tell her!


Mama's Home By Shay Youngblood, Lo Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shay Youngblood, Lo Harris (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593180228
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Published: Make Me a World - October 18th, 2022

A gorgeously illustrated picture book that is a powerful love letter to chosen families and the village that raises us. A young girls basks in the love of her community--which includes not only her mother but the many different women who make up her world.


Maisy's Snowy Day: A Maisy First Experiences Book By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536228571
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Published: Candlewick - October 18th, 2022

It’s a snow day today—and Maisy and friends are going outside! A First Experiences story celebrates the everyday pleasures of the season.


Fonchito and The Moon By Mario Vargas Llosa, Marta Chicote Juiz (Illustrator) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9798985955804
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Published: Kales Press - October 18th, 2022

Don't miss your first Mario Vargas Llosa: Fonchito and the Moon.

Fonchito falls in love for the very first time and discovers that there is nothing one cannot do for a loved one, even if what they wish for is the moon!


Beautiful You, Beautiful Me By Tasha Spillett-Sumner, Salini Perera (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771474528
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Published: Owlkids - October 18th, 2022

A child who looks different from her mother finds beauty and belonging in this new book from the creator of I Sang You Down from the Stars


Room On Top By Bruno Hächler, Laura D'Arcangelo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bruno Hächler, Laura D'Arcangelo (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780735844865
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Published: NorthSouth Books - October 18th, 2022

All aboard for a rollicking ride!
 


Little anteater loves riding on his mama’s back—it’s the very best place to be. But sometimes the little anteater feels lonely. When he asks Badger, Duck, and Hare to join him—the new friends eagerly accept and are happy to have a fresh vantage point from atop mama anteater’s back—How bright!


Walter Had a Best Friend By Deborah Underwood, Sergio Ruzzier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Sergio Ruzzier (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534477001
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Published: Beach Lane Books - October 18th, 2022

From the bestselling author of The Quiet Book comes an honest and touching new picture book about the ups and downs of friendship.

Walter and Xavier are best friends. They do everything together! But then…quietly…slowly…Xavier becomes best friends with someone else.


Sleepy Happy Capy Cuddles By Mike Allegra, Jaimie Whitbread (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Allegra, Jaimie Whitbread (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645675594
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Published: Page Street Kids - October 18th, 2022

The rainforest roars with squeaks and squawks, alive with a rumpus of animal noises. Can any creature get a moment of rest and calm amidst this horrible hubbub?


Quacks Like a Duck By Stephanie Campisi, Maria Lebedeva (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stephanie Campisi, Maria Lebedeva (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781641707299
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Published: Familius - October 11th, 2022

Petunia the platypus heads to her first party since arriving from Australia. She has the present, a party hat, and a pavlova, but it’s a costume party and she doesn’t have a costume!


I Can't Draw By Stephen W. Martin, Brian Biggs (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stephen W. Martin, Brian Biggs (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534493414
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 18th, 2022

The Idea Jar meets When I Draw a Panda in this hilarious picture book following a boy who recruits his talented friend to teach him how to draw!

Max loves to draw, but he’s not very good at it. No, seriously, just look at some of his drawings. Ouch. So he asks his best friend, Eugene, for help.


We Would Pretend By André Marois, Gérard DuBois (Illustrator) Cover Image
By André Marois, Gérard DuBois (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781990252167
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Published: Milky Way Picture Books - October 18th, 2022

A fantastical story of two friends who venture to the limits of their imaginations

When two mischievous friends are told to go outside to play, the backyard becomes their setting for a frantic, thrilling adventure.


The Many Hats of Louie the Rat By Sakshi Mangal Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771474955
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Published: Owlkids - October 18th, 2022

An inventive rat saves the day with perseverance, creativity, kindness, and some helpful hats


A Head Full of Birds By Alexandra Garibal, Sibylle Delacroix (Illustrator), Vineet Lal (Translator) Cover Image
By Alexandra Garibal, Sibylle Delacroix (Illustrator), Vineet Lal (Translator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780802855961
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - October 18th, 2022

A school story to encourage friendship and understanding among children of all abilities.


Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile Storybook Favorites: 4 Complete Books Plus Stickers! (Lyle the Crocodile) By Bernard Waber Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780063288768
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Published: Clarion Books - October 18th, 2022

Every home should have a crocodile! This hardcover storybook featuring four complete beloved Lyle books plus a sheet of stickers makes a great gift.

Splish, splash. Over fifty years ago, the Primms moved into the house on East 88th Street and found a crocodile soaking in the bathtub. Since then, Lyle has won the hearts of all he meets.


Silence By Nívola Uyá Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9788418302886
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Published: Cuento de Luz SL - October 18th, 2022

A silent journey through nature and different landscapes where anything is possible. Open this book to find endless narratives and joyful adventures.

Silence visits me at the riverside. Then he hides. What if I can spot him between the waves of cool water? Or does he rest in the high mountains? Maybe inside the trees? What if I could go find him?


Something Great By Jeanette Bradley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141715
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Published: Levine Querido - October 11th, 2022

Voila! Quinn spent the morning in their workshop, and they emerged with Something Great! But… What is it?

No one seemed to understand that Something Great isn't supposed to be anything. It was just… itself. Something Great.


Build a House By Rhiannon Giddens, Monica Mikai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rhiannon Giddens, Monica Mikai (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536222524
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Grammy Award winner Rhiannon Giddens celebrates Black history and culture in her unflinching, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated picture book debut.

I learned your words and wrote my song. I put my story down.


Witch Hazel By Molly Idle Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316541138
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2022

Transform dust into magical memories in this moving intergenerational tale that celebrates stories and the time we have together.

Something magical happens when Hazel and Hilda are together. As the seasons pass, Hazel’s broom whisks the dust off many years of joyful memories, and young Hilda watches them come to life.


Well Done, Mommy Penguin By Chris Haughton, Chris Haughton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Haughton, Chris Haughton (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536228656
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

With his vibrant, stylish art and spot-on visual storytelling, Chris Haughton turns to Antarctica for an irresistible ode to family bonds and awesome moms.

“She’ll be back soon, won’t she?”
“She sure will,” says Daddy Penguin.


Off the Wall By Theodore Taylor, III Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626722941
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 11th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling illustrator Theodore Taylor III comes a vibrant ode to street art, a picture book about a child discovering all of the beauty—and art—her new neighborhood has to offer.

Shapes moving in every direction,
letters weaving in and out,
bright colors jumping off of the wall.

It was like a language from another


Mushroom Lullaby By Kenneth Kraegel, Kenneth Kraegel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kenneth Kraegel, Kenneth Kraegel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536219418
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

From the creator of Wild Honey from the Moon comes a fanciful lullaby as cozy and unique as a mushroom home.

Here is your mushroom at the end of the day.
The sun stretches out and sets far away.


Namaste Is a Greeting By Suma Subramaniam, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Suma Subramaniam, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217834
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Discover namaste’s many meanings in a simple, lyrical text, paired with a charmingly detailed visual narrative about a little girl’s kindness.

Namaste calms your heart when things aren’t going right.
Namaste is saying “You matter.”


The Best Kind of Mooncake By Pearl AuYeung Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645675563
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Published: Page Street Kids - October 11th, 2022

Once upon a morning in Hong Kong, in the alley of Tai Yuen Street, a girl is promised a mooncake with a double-yolk center—the best kind!


If I Had a Vampire Bat (If I Had A...Series) By Gabby Dawnay, Alex Barrow (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gabby Dawnay, Alex Barrow (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780500652961
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 18th, 2022

An unexpectedly charming bedtime story in which a little girl imagines what it would be like to have a vampire bat as her pet. 


The Arnold Lobel Book of Mother Goose By Arnold Lobel, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Arnold Lobel, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534474352
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 11th, 2022

A stunning and picture book reissue of the “brilliant” (The New York Times Book Review) classic Mother Goose collection of over 300 rhymes illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Arnold Lobel.

This treasury of 302 timeless rhymes includes both favorite and less familiar verses that are the foundation of any child’s language development, such as “This litt


Ozzie & Prince Zebedee By Gela Kalaitzidis Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593464182
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Published: Flamingo Books - October 11th, 2022

Dragons Love Tacos meets Where the Wild Things Are in this rollicking story about the mishaps of a best friend duo from debut author and illustrator Gela Kalaitzidis. 


Together We Drum, Our Hearts Beat as One By Willie Poll, Chief Lady Bird (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Willie Poll, Chief Lady Bird (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781551528892
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 11th, 2022

In this beautifully illustrated book, a determined young Anishnaabe girl in search of adventure goes on a transformative journey into a forest on her traditional territory. She is joined by a chorus of women and girls in red dresses, ancestors who tell her they remember what it was like to be carefree and wild, too.


The Gnomes' Winter Journey By Ernst Kreidolf Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781782508182
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Published: Floris Books - October 18th, 2022

An enchanting winter tale with vintage illustrations reminiscent of Elsa Beskow and Sibylle von Olfers.


The Winter Bird By Kate Banks, Suzie Mason (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Banks, Suzie Mason (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536215687
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Forest animals help an injured nightingale survive the winter in a comforting story of friendship and resilience, lyrically told and gorgeously illustrated.


Phoenix Gets Greater By Marty Wilson-Trudeau, Megan Kyak-Monteith (Illustrator), Phoenix Wilson (With) Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781772602531
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Published: Second Story Press - October 11th, 2022

Phoenix loves to play with dolls and marvel at pretty fabrics. Most of all, he loves to dance--ballet, Pow Wow dancing, or just swirling and twirling around his house. Sometimes Phoenix gets picked on and he struggles with feeling different, but his mom and brother are proud of him.


Revenge of the Raccoons By Vivek Shraya, Juliana Neufeld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vivek Shraya, Juliana Neufeld (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771474382
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Published: Owlkids - October 18th, 2022

Rebellious raccoons take back the city in a hilarious urban romp by bestselling author and performer Vivek Shraya


Noah and His Wagon By Jerry Ruff, Katrijn Jacobs (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Ruff, Katrijn Jacobs (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781605377100
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Published: Clavis - October 11th, 2022

"A message about the importance of community, gently imparted with love." - Kirkus Reviews


"A warmhearted picture book about building community one act of kindness at a time" - BookList



Whose Footprints Are These? By Gerda Muller Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782508106
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Published: Floris Books - October 18th, 2022

Children will love following footprints (and pawprints ) to discover snowy adventures in this charming wordless picture book from a USBBY-honored illustrator.


The Artist By Alison Binks Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781922610423
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Published: Berbay Publishing - October 11th, 2022

A celebration of childhood freedom and creativity that encourages readers to find awe in the natural world world.



Albie on His Way By Jutta Bauer, Matthias Wieland (Translator) Cover Image
By Jutta Bauer, Matthias Wieland (Translator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781636550329
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Published: Red Comet Press - October 11th, 2022

It's not the journey that changes his life, but those he meets along the way. Albie is on a mission The king has commanded him to deliver an important message to the neighboring castle. Dutifully he dashes away. But once on his way, something comes up . . .


Counting in Dog Years and Other Sassy Math Poems By Betsy Franco, Priscilla Tey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Betsy Franco, Priscilla Tey (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536201161
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Twenty-nine playful poems from the maven of math poetry + ingenious high-concept art = countless hours of mind-blowing, mathematical fun.


Me and the Boss: A Story About Mending and Love By Michelle Edwards, April Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michelle Edwards, April Harrison (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593310670
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - October 11th, 2022

All the highs and lows of having a bossy, protective, and loving older sibling are depicted in this heartwarming picture book by a critically acclaimed author and award-winning illustrator.  Meet Lee, a little boy who won't give up until he learns how to sew, and Zora, the sister who watches him try--and ultimately succeed!


My Brother Is Away By Sara Greenwood, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Greenwood, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593127162
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Published: Random House Studio - October 11th, 2022

In this moving picture book, a young girl reflects on the emotions and challenges of growing up with a brother who is incarcerated. This touching story is filled with vivid illustrations and is based on the author’s childhood experiences.


Bluey 5-Minute Stories: 6 Stories in 1 Book? Hooray! By Penguin Young Readers Licenses Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593521908
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - October 11th, 2022

A collection of stories each crafted for reading in five minutes or less. Based on the wildly successful animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+


Madani's Best Game By Fran Pintadera, Raquel Catalina (Illustrator), Lawrence Schimel (Translator) Cover Image
By Fran Pintadera, Raquel Catalina (Illustrator), Lawrence Schimel (Translator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780802855978
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2022

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Meanwhile Back on Earth . . .: Finding Our Place Through Time and Space By Oliver Jeffers Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593621523
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Published: Philomel Books - October 4th, 2022

A spectacular new picture book from the creator of international bestsellers Here We Are and What We’ll Build that will give readers perspective on our place in space.


A Library By Nikki Giovanni, Erin K. Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nikki Giovanni, Erin K. Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358387657
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Published: Versify - September 27th, 2022

In this lyrical picture book, world-renowned poet, New York Times bestselling author, and Coretta Scott King Honor winner Nikki Giovanni and fine artist Erin Robinson craft an ode to the magic of a library as a place not only for knowledge but also for imagination, exploration, and escape.


Calling the Wind: A Story of Healing and Hope By Trudy Ludwig, Kathryn Otoshi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Trudy Ludwig, Kathryn Otoshi (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593426401
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2022

Inspired by the Wind Telephone in Japan, this poignant story explores the stages of grief, the healing power of hope, and the unbreakable family bonds that connect us all. From the acclaimed author of The Invisible Boy and the award-winning illustrator of One.


This Story Is Not About a Kitten By Randall de Sève, Carson Ellis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Randall de Sève, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593374535
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Published: Random House Studio - October 4th, 2022

A heartwarming picture book about a neighborhood coming together to help a kitten find a home, from a New York Times bestselling author and a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator.


Indigo Dreaming By Dinah Johnson, Anna Cunha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dinah Johnson, Anna Cunha (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063080201
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Published: HarperCollins - October 4th, 2022

A gorgeous, imagination-sparking introduction to the beauty and interconnectedness of the Black diaspora.


The Underpants By Tammi Sauer, Joren Cull (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Joren Cull (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338740271
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 4th, 2022

Farmer's underpants will never be the same when Kitty and her wacky barnyard pals squeeze into their new "coat" and prance around the farm. The hilarity is nonstop!

Tammi Sauer's The Underpants is a hilarious and irreverent homage to Jan Brett's The Mitten, in which Kitty discovers a "coat" in a farmer's fresh laundry pile.


The Mermaid Moon By Briony May Smith Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984896568
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - October 4th, 2022

In this magical picture book perfect for all young mermaid lovers, two best friends--one who lives on land, the other in the water--share an exciting adventure on the night of the Mermaid Moon: the one time each year mermaids can leave the sea.


Gold By Jed Alexander, Jed Alexander (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jed Alexander, Jed Alexander (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781954354111
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Published: Creston Books - October 4th, 2022

This wordless picture book plays with our assumptions about family.

What do we think we see as we turn the pages and how is the ending not at all what we expected? This fractured retelling of the Goldilocks fairy tale provides a perfect format for thinking about story-telling and how families can be different--and how they are the same.


I Cannot Draw a Horse By Charise Mericle Harper Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454945949
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Published: Union Square Kids - October 11th, 2022

Award-winning author and illustrator Charise Mericle Harper delivers a fantastically funny picture book about doing the impossible: drawing a horse. A children's metafiction book about creativity and imaginative play centered around an art lesson, Harper cleverly shows readers how drawings are a collection of recognizable shapes put together to create something new.


How to Eat a Book By Mrs &. Mr MacLeod Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454945444
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Published: Union Square Kids - October 4th, 2022

A whimsical picture book for kids written by debut wife and husband team Mrs. & Mr. MacLeod, children's book authors and artists. This irresistible book about books--and the way they make us feel--is set in a world bursting with charm and character. How to Eat a Book is destined to be a favorite read-aloud book for kids, families, librarians, booksellers, and educators.


The Yippee Stick By Roel Seidell, Roel Seidell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roel Seidell, Roel Seidell (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781605377902
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Published: Clavis - October 4th, 2022

A funny picture book about true friendship and about happiness that you can't just buy with money. For grumpy bears and jolly mice ages 5 years and up.

Bear is sad when he sees Mouse. Mouse is very happy, because she has a yippee stick. Bear can borrow it for a while. But of course, the other animals in the forest want a magical stick like that too . . . Will that work out?


Everybody!: You, Me & Us By Elise Gravel, Elise Gravel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Elise Gravel, Elise Gravel (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781338830897
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 4th, 2022

A reassuring picture book celebrating all of us, perfect for trying times.

Everybody! is a touching and funny exploration of empathy and unity -- featuring Elise Gravel's signature quirky and funny monsters!

Everybody is unique and different. But we are all more similar than we think. Just like you: Everybody has fears. Everybody has moments of joy...


Hold Them Close: A Love Letter to Black Children By Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, Patrick Dougher (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063036178
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Published: HarperCollins - October 4th, 2022

When happy things come to you, hold them close and never let go.

From celebrated author of Your Name Is a Song Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, fine artist Patrick Dougher, and photographer Jamel Shabazz, Hold Them Close is a picture book celebration of Black past, present, and future—a joyful love letter to Black children.


Busy Betty By Reese Witherspoon, Xindi Yan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Reese Witherspoon, Xindi Yan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593465882
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Published: Flamingo Books - October 4th, 2022

From Academy Award–winning actress, founder, and bestselling author, Reese Witherspoon, comes Busy Betty, a story about a creative, curious, and exuberant young girl who has big plans and an even bigger heart.

Busy Betty has always been busy . . . even when she was just a baby!


Max Can Read! (A Max and Ruby Adventure) By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534493964
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 4th, 2022

From beloved author-illustrator Rosemary Wells comes a brand-new Max & Ruby story about Max surprising Grandma and Ruby when he finds a way to read the instruction book when no one else can!

When the mail carrier brings a big package from Uncle Gyorgy in Bulgaria to the house, Max turns to his Reading Is Fun book to help understand the instructions.


Ruffles and the Teeny, Tiny Kittens By David Melling, David Melling (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Melling, David Melling (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536227468
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Published: Candlewick Press - October 4th, 2022

Join Ruffles as he faces the trials and tribulations of preschool life in this bright picture book series from award-winning author and illustrator David Melling.


Pig the Rebel (Pig the Pug) By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338859195
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 4th, 2022

The laughter is nonstop as everyone's favorite greedy and selfish pug is sent to obedience school in this picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Aaron Blabey.

Pig was a pug

and I'm sorry to say,

after years of his antics

it was now time to pay.

Pig's bad behavior has finally caught up with him --


Lost By Sam Usher, Sam Usher (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sam Usher, Sam Usher (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536226645
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Published: Templar - October 4th, 2022

The third title in a quartet of imaginative picture books in which a boy and his beloved granddad discover the wonder of the natural world


Say Hello? By Sung Mi Kim, Clare Richards (Translator) Cover Image
By Sung Mi Kim, Clare Richards (Translator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781922610492
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Published: Berbay Publishing - October 4th, 2022

"For shy children, or anyone apprehensive when navigating new situations, this picture book about missed opportunities to greet one another is a must. Through her masterly use of evasive language and negative space, Kim whimsically exhorts us to connect." New York TImes

"This
simple Korean import is told primarily through the characters' dialogue and


On This Airplane By Lourdes Heuer, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lourdes Heuer, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735268609
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Published: Tundra Books - October 4th, 2022

A story about coming to a new home and the diverse people you meet on an airplane. For fans of Last Stop on Market Street.

On this airplane . . .
 
Someone travels solo,
two travel as one,
three return
and four set out.
 


That's My Sweater! By Jessika von Innerebner Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593461945
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Published: Dial Books - October 4th, 2022

An outrageously funny sibling rivalry story with a hand-me-down twist

Olivia loves her favorite sweater. I mean, she really really loves it. So when her mom decides it's time to hand it down to Olivia's baby brother, Olivia vows that she will not rest until she and her beloved sweater are reunited. 


My Dog, Hen By David Mackintosh Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9783791375359
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Published: Prestel Junior - October 4th, 2022

Brimming with the lively artwork and waggish humor that make his books a joy for kids and parents alike, David Mackintosh’s newest book explores finding value in the unwanted and obsolete, through the pleasures and perils of adopting a rescue puppy.


Forever Cousins By Laurel Goodluck, Jonathan Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laurel Goodluck, Jonathan Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623542924
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Published: Charlesbridge - October 4th, 2022

In this Native American story, Kara and Amanda are best-friend cousins. Then Kara leaves the city to move back to the Rez. Will their friendship stay the same?


The Dark Was Done By Lauren Stringer, Lauren Stringer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Stringer, Lauren Stringer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534462922
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 27th, 2022

Teach little ones about overcoming fears and appreciating the beauty in all things—even the dark—with this poignant picture book about finding wonder in the nighttime.

Everyone was afraid of the Dark and pushed it away, wishing the Dark would leave. So one day, the Dark left and did not return. The Dark was done.

At first, nobody misses the Dark.


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Still This Love Goes on By Buffy Sainte-Marie, Julie Flett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Buffy Sainte-Marie, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771648073
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Published: Greystone Kids - September 27th, 2022

A New York Times / New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2022

"A love letter to family, home, and Indigenous traditions ... This story reminds readers of the joy we experience upon returning to those whom we love and who love us."--Kirkus ★ Review


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One Winter Up North By John Owens Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781517912925
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - September 27th, 2022

A picture-book journey through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in winter, snowshoeing the frozen lakes and silent forest with family, encountering the wonders of northern wildlife in the cold season
 

In winter the Boundary Waters, way up north in Minnesota, is not the same place you canoed last summer—but still it beckons and welcomes you.


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Beginning By Shelley Moore Thomas, Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534494435
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 27th, 2022

In this magical and poetic picture book, a father and child see all the wonders and connections in nature and in life as they go about their day.

From a seed to a plant, from an egg to a chick, from a caterpillar to a butterfly, a child and father observe the cycles of nature and come to see that as each journey ends, new adventures begin.


The Adventures of Qai Qai By Serena Williams, Yesenia Moises (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Serena Williams, Yesenia Moises (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250831408
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 27th, 2022

From superstar athlete, record breaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist (and mama) Serena Williams, comes a magical picture book in which a little girl learns to believe in herself with the help of her doll and best friend, Qai Qai.

“Don’t be scared, Best Friend! I’m right here with you, always!”

“But what if I’m not good enough?”


How to Teach Your Cat a Trick: in Five Easy Steps (How to Cat books) By Nicola Winstanley, Zoe Si (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicola Winstanley, Zoe Si (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735270619
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Published: Tundra Books - September 27th, 2022

In this hilarious and clever follow-up to How to Give Your Cat a Bath, a boy, a dog and a know-it-all narrator are thwarted by a cat who refuses to learn a trick. The perfect read-aloud for fans of Interrupting Chicken.

Step one: Decide on a trick
Step two: Get some treats ready
Step three: Hold the treat in your hand and ask your cat to do the trick


Night Lunch By Eric Fan, Dena Seiferling (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Fan, Dena Seiferling (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735270572
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Published: Tundra Books - September 27th, 2022

A delectable picture book about midnight snacks, nocturnal creatures and unexpected generosity, inspired by lunch carts that were the predecessors of today’s food trucks and diners. For fans of The Night Gardener.


Just for You (Piggy #3) By Francesca Pirrone, Francesca Pirrone (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781605377841
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Published: Clavis - September 27th, 2022

A heartwarming book about giving . . . and getting something nice in return. For people of all ages.

A sweater for everyone Piggy shares balls of wool with his friends so they can knit warm sweaters for winter. But is there enough wool for them all?


If You Laugh, I'm Starting This Book Over By Chris Harris, Serge Bloch (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Harris, Serge Bloch (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316424882
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Guaranteed to be a major hit at storytime, this hilarious interactive picture book is perfect for fans of The Book With No Pictures, The Serious Goose and Press Here

Okay, kid… I have a BIG THING that I really want to tell you. But it’s VERY SERIOUS. So please, NO LAUGHING while I read you this book.


Too Many Pigs and One Big Bad Wolf: A Counting Story By Davide Cali, Marianna Balducci (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Davide Cali, Marianna Balducci (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735269910
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Published: Tundra Books - September 27th, 2022

An unseen reader goes head-to-head with the big bad wolf in this hilarious counting-book twist on The Three Little Pigs.

Once upon a time, there were three little pigs.
Then the wolf ate them.
THE END.
 
This story is too short! I want a longer one!
 


Alphabreaths Too: More ABCs of Mindful Breathing By Christopher Willard, PsyD, Daniel Rechtschaffen, MA, Holly Clifton-Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781683648574
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Published: Sounds True - September 27th, 2022

Teach children the basics of mindful breathing—along with their ABCs—in this playful and interactive picture book.


When You Take a Step By Bethanie Deeney Murguia, Bethanie Deeney Murguia (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534473676
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 27th, 2022

Each step leads to a new discovery in this evocative picture book about how mindfulness, peace, or change could be just around the corner.

To take a walk is to begin a journey. It can be an adventure or a chance to let your thoughts roam and be one with nature. It can be a time for daydreaming and pondering life’s many questions.


Granny and Bean By Karen Hesse, Charlotte Voake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karen Hesse, Charlotte Voake (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536214048
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Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2022

From a stellar creative team, the lyrical story of a grandmother and grandchild as they share an intimate adventure by the windy sea—and make a stop for teatime.

Their laughter rose; full of joy, it spilled
’cross sand, through mist,
as the curlews trilled.


What Are Words, Really? By Alexi Lubomirski, Carlos Aponte (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alexi Lubomirski, Carlos Aponte (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536219807
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Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2022

A renowned photographer and a Pura Belpré Honor–winning illustrator join forces for a playful and stylish picture book that’s destined to make the world a better place, one word at a time.


Shu Lin's Grandpa By Matt Goodfellow, Yu Rong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt Goodfellow, Yu Rong (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536223156
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Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2022

Art and family transcend differences in language and culture in this sensitively told, exquisitely illustrated story of a child starting a new school.


The Circles in the Sky By Karl James Mountford, Karl James Mountford (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536224986
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Published: Candlewick Studio - September 27th, 2022

With luminous illustrations, this original folktale about the discovery of a lifeless bird offers a sympathetic exploration of grief, loss, and hope.


Hey, Bruce!: An Interactive Book (Mother Bruce Series) By Ryan Higgins Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368084116
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 20th, 2022

In Hey, Bruce!, Bruce the bear experiences . . . well, whatever readers want him to.


Books Aren't for Eating By Carlie Sorosiak, Manu Montoya (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carlie Sorosiak, Manu Montoya (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536214963
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Published: Walker Books US - September 20th, 2022

How can Leopold, goat and bookstore owner, find the perfect book for a fellow goat—one the visitor will enjoy reading, not munching?


Like By Annie Barrows, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452163376
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 20th, 2022

From bestselling author Annie Barrows and Pura Belpré Honor award recipient Leo Espinosa, this funny yet thought-provoking picture book offers a sequence of outlandishly fun compare-and-contrasts that show how humans are much more like each other than we are different.

A NEW WAY OF SEEING: The use of comparison and contrast gives readers a new lens through which to see themselves


Where in the World Are You? By Marie G. Rohde Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781913750763
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Published: What on Earth Books - September 20th, 2022

A colorful, joyful, and playful exploration of our world, and our place within it.


I'm a Unicorn By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536219760
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Published: Candlewick - September 20th, 2022

What happens when a one-horned calf with impeccable logic is convinced they’re a unicorn? Helen Yoon spins an endearing comedy of self-determination for gigglers everywhere.



A Place for Pauline By Anouk Mahiout, Marjolaine Perreten (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781773066097
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Published: Groundwood Books - September 6th, 2022

As the eldest child in a large family, Pauline struggles to find her niche, and she longs for peace and quiet -- a charming story in graphic-novel style.


Wake Me Up in 20 Coconuts! By Laurie Keller Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316311960
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - September 20th, 2022

An irresistible laugh-out-loud picture book about the importance of asking questions, by bestselling creator Laurie Keller. 

The helpful KNOW-IT-ALL in apartment 2C can answer any question. He's such a wealth of information, and all his neighbors depend on him. But one day he is asked a question that he just doesn't understand.


Jo Bright and the Seven Bots By Meg Hunt (By (artist)), Deborah Underwood Cover Image
By Meg Hunt (By (artist)), Deborah Underwood
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452171302
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 20th, 2022

A bot-building princess engineers her own happy ending in this futuristic fairytale, a follow-up to the acclaimed Interstellar Cinderella.

Once upon a planetoid
surrounded by her friends,
a girl, Jo Bright, loved building bots
from scraps and odds and ends!

Snow White gets a stellar upgrade in this clever retelling with a truly inventive heroine.


Not All Sheep Are Boring! By Bobby Moynihan, Julie Rowan-Zoch (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bobby Moynihan, Julie Rowan-Zoch (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593407035
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

A slyly hilarious bedtime picture book by Saturday Night Live actor Bobby Moynihan.

Everyone knows that sheep are boring. That's why people count them to fall asleep. Right? Don't be so sure...
 


Hello, Opportunity: The Story of Our Friend on Mars By Shaelyn McDaniel, Cornelia Li (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shaelyn McDaniel, Cornelia Li (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645674696
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Published: Page Street Kids - September 20th, 2022

Humans wanted to soar through the sky, and we did. We wanted to go to the moon, and we did. Then we set our sights on a little red planet, so far out we couldn’t go ourselves. Instead, we sent a friend. We named her Opportunity because it means “a good chance” and feels like hope.


An Illustrated Collection of Nordic Animal Tales By Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin, Jill Timbers (Translator) Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781782507444
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Published: Floris Books - October 4th, 2022

Travel to the snowy forests of Lapland in this warm and witty storybook with beautiful illustrations - perfect for sharing and reading aloud.


Finding Fire By Logan S. Kline, Logan S. Kline (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Logan S. Kline, Logan S. Kline (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536213027
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

Can a young boy find fire for his family—and bring it safely home? An exciting, nearly wordless picture book adventure as visually compelling as a Pixar short.


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Farmhouse By Sophie Blackall Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316528948
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

This glorious new picture book from two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall is as lavish and moving a tribute to a storied, beloved place as Hello Lighthouse.

Over a hill, at the end of a road, by a glittering stream that twists and turns stands a farmhouse.

Step inside the dollhouse-like interior of Farmhouse and relish in the d


If You Believe in Me By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781636550169
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Published: Red Comet Press - September 13th, 2022

A poetic celebration of the quiet love that gives each one of us the strength to succeed. No dream too big. No goal too great. With love and support anything is possible.


Finding My Dance By Ria Thundercloud, Kalila J. Fuller (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593093894
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 13th, 2022

In her debut picture book, professional Indigenous dancer Ria Thundercloud tells the true story of her path to dance and how it helped her take pride in her Native American heritage.


I Love You All Year Round: Four Classic Guess How Much I Love You Stories By Sam McBratney, Anita Jeram (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sam McBratney, Anita Jeram (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536228540
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

Little readers can love the Nutbrown Hares from spring to summer to fall to winter—and back—with this gorgeous, reissued collection of four sweet stories.


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Beatrice Likes the Dark By April Genevieve Tucholke, Khoa Le (Illustrator) Cover Image
By April Genevieve Tucholke, Khoa Le (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643751573
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

Beatrice likes the dark. She likes black clothes, graveyard picnics, and a sky full of stars. Her sister, Roo, likes the light. She likes bright clothes, picking strawberries, and hot, sunny days. Beatrice and Roo are nothing alike and don’t understand each other. Can Beatrice help Roo love the dark as much as she does? Can Roo help Beatrice love the light?


Kumo: The Bashful Cloud By Kyo Maclear, Nathalie Dion (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Nathalie Dion (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735267282
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Published: Tundra Books - September 13th, 2022

The uplifting journey of a bashful cloud ("kumo" in Japanese) who discovers the rewards of feeling seen.


Bessie the Motorcycle Queen By Charles R. Smith Jr., Charlot Kristensen (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338752472
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Published: Orchard Books - September 20th, 2022

Hop on the bike with Bessie Stringfield, the motorcycle queen of Miami, in this powerful picture book from Coretta Scott King medalist Charles R. Smith, Jr.


Until Someone Listens: A Story About Borders, Family, and One Girl's Mission By Estela Juarez, Lissette Norman, Teresa Martínez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250832122
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 13th, 2022

When Estela Juarez's mom is deported to Mexico, Estela knows she has to speak up for her family. Told in Estela's own words, Until Someone Listens is a true story about a young girl finding her voice and using it to make change.

Estela’s family lives together in a happy home full of love. Or, at least, they used to… until their home was torn apart.


Welcome to the Big Kids Club: What Every Older Sibling Needs to Know! By Chelsea Clinton, Tania de Regil (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Tania de Regil (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593350737
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Published: Philomel Books - September 13th, 2022

A humorous book about what every older sibling needs to know, filled with information about the new baby at your house, from mom of three and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of She Persisted Chelsea Clinton.

Is there a new baby coming to your home? One that will sleep and cry and demand attention and . . . poop? Well, welcome to the Big Kids Club!


Nine Color Deer By Kailin Duan, Jeremy Tiang (Translated by) Cover Image
By Kailin Duan, Jeremy Tiang (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141784
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Published: Levine Querido - September 13th, 2022

Our Querido list is a wonder cabinet that we are filling with treasures from around the world. Here, from China, is a gorgeous story about generosity and gratitude, adapted from a traditional Buddhist tale by Kailin Duan.


Over and Under the Waves By Kate Messner, Christopher Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Christopher Neal (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797203478
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 13th, 2022

Explore the wonders and beauties of the ocean's kelp forests in this latest addition to the acclaimed Over and Under series.

Award-winning duo Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal return in this latest addition to the Over and Under picture book series, this time exploring the rich, interconnected ecosystem of the ocean!

Over the waves, the sea lions bark and se


The Musicians of Bremen: A Grimm's Fairy Tale By Gerda Muller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781782507925
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Published: Floris Books - September 13th, 2022

A classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, re-imagined by renowned illustrator Gerda Muller, creator of USBBY-honored A Year in Our New Garden.


Hair: From Moptops to Mohicans, Afros to Cornrows By Katja Spitzer Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791375281
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Published: Prestel Junior - September 13th, 2022

This delightfully informative and reaffirming celebration of hair through the ages not only explores the most outrageous hairstyles from across history, but also shows how hair is an important and powerful means of cultural expression no matter what your sex, age, or race.


The Roar By Eoin McLaughlin, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eoin McLaughlin, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780571374342
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Published: Faber & Faber Children's - September 13th, 2022

A beautiful book about managing anger from the bestselling creators of While We Can't Hug.

There were so many things that Tortoise wanted to do.

So many games to play and rocks to climb.


Oops.


Tortoise was stuck.

Tortoise was not happy.


A Billion Balloons of Questions By Amy B. Moreno, Carlos Velez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy B. Moreno, Carlos Velez (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782507765
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Published: Floris Books - September 13th, 2022

A curious bilingual child experiences her many questions as vibrant, characterful balloons in this warm and funny picture book - with questions in English and Spanish.


Picture Day Jitters (The Jitters Series) By Julie Danneberg, Judy Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Danneberg, Judy Love (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541576
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 13th, 2022

In this installment of the best-selling, classroom classic Jitters series, it's not the first day, but it is picture day, and Mrs. Hartwell wants her students looking their best.


The Happiest Lion Cub By Oleksandr Shatokhin, Zenia Tompkins (Translator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781636550381
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Published: Red Comet Press - September 13th, 2022

In the savanna lands of Africa lives a lion cub who dreams of being a musician. But his father is against this because he expects the lion cub to become king of all the animals. And in order to become the king, he must learn how to growl menacingly, not how to play instruments and sing. Will this lion cub really have to abandon his dreams?


Twelve Days of Winter: A Wildlife Celebration By Sherri Maret, Thomas Hilley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sherri Maret, Thomas Hilley (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781493064090
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Published: Muddy Boots - September 15th, 2022

In this reimagined version of The Twelve Days of Christmas, winter wildlife is observed as the snow comes. What animals do you think you might see? Do you think bears will be included? Why or why not? The only way to find out is to read or sing along as animals watch their world get blanketed by gentle layers of snow.


Twas the Night Before Christmas: Or Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas By Clement C. Moore, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Clement C. Moore, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217995
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

Exquisitely detailed drawings by Matt Tavares embody the spirit of a magical night now in a lavish, full-size gift edition marking the two-hundredth anniversary of the classic poem.

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.


The Sea in the Way By Sophie Gilmore, Sophie Gilmore (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sophie Gilmore, Sophie Gilmore (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063025196
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 6th, 2022

All Badger wants is to be close to Bear, but the vast, endless sea is in the way. Everything is terrible! Until Badger looks more closely and sees all the beauty—and all the connections to Bear—around her.


Magnolia Flower By Zora Neale Hurston, Loveis Wise (Illustrator), Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063098312
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

From beloved African American folklorist Zora Neale Hurston comes a moving adaptation by National Book Award winner and #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist and Antiracist Baby, Ibram X.


Song in the City By Daniel Bernstrom, Jenin Mohammed (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniel Bernstrom, Jenin Mohammed (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780063011120
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

From Daniel Bernstrom, the acclaimed author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree, comes a charming and irresistibly fun picture book about a young blind girl and her grandmother who experience the vibrant everyday music of their busy city.


My Poet By Patricia MacLachlan, Jen Hill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Patricia MacLachlan, Jen Hill (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062971142
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 6th, 2022

Inspired by the life and craft of Mary Oliver, My Poet celebrates the joy of connecting perception and experience with words, with glowing artwork by Jen Hill and profound text by Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan.


The Most Magnificent Idea By Ashley Spires, Ashley Spires (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ashley Spires, Ashley Spires (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781525305047
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 6th, 2022

The long-awaited sequel to the runaway bestseller The Most Magnificent Thing that readers have been clamoring for!


The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster! By Mo Willems Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454946861
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Published: Union Square Kids - September 6th, 2022

The Big Leaf Leap By Molly Beth Griffin, Meleck Davis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Molly Beth Griffin, Meleck Davis (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681342030
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - September 6th, 2022

The leaves are down. The rakes are out. But one girl can't do it alone. Neighborhood kids join forces to build a big, huge, enormously enormous mountain of leaves. Ready, set . . . leap


Mary Had a Little Plan By Tammi Sauer, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454933038
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Published: Union Square Kids - September 6th, 2022

The Crayons Trick or Treat By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593621028
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Published: Philomel Books - September 6th, 2022

The hilarious crayons from the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day The Crayons Quit are ready to celebrate Halloween!


The Last Rainbow Bird By Nora Brech, Polly Lawson (Translator) Cover Image
By Nora Brech, Polly Lawson (Translator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782508007
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Published: Floris Books - September 6th, 2022

Two children search for a unique endangered bird in this vibrant, hopeful story which joyfully celebrates difference.


Brave Dave By Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338850109
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Published: Orchard Books - September 6th, 2022

From the bestselling team behind Giraffes Can't Dance comes another rhythmic and joyful picture about the importance of being brave!

Dave the bear lives in the shadow of his brother, Clarence. Clarence is tall, handsome, bold, and brave. Dave… isn't.


You Are Life By Bao Phi, Hannah Li (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bao Phi, Hannah Li (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781684464821
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Published: Capstone Editions - September 1st, 2022

"An affirmation for Asian American youth." --Kirkus Reviews You are . . . You are . . . You are . . . Every child is bursting with amazing things This joyful picture book celebrates the wonderful and complex identities of children of immigrants and refugees.


Charlie Makes a Splash! By Holly Robinson Peete, Shane W. Evans, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338687262
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 6th, 2022

The award-winning team who brought us MY BROTHER CHARLIE present a companion book that celebrates the power of water for those who have autism.

Like many kids on the autism spectrum, Charlie finds solace and empowerment in pools, ponds, sprinklers, visiting the aquarium, and swimming in the ocean.


Big Bear and Little Fish By Sandra Nickel, Il Sung Na (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sandra Nickel, Il Sung Na (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728417172
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - September 6th, 2022

At the carnival, Bear wants a teddy bear. And not just any teddy bear--she wants the biggest one of all.

But instead she gets a fish. A very small fish. Bear is so very big and Fish is so very small that Bear worries they have nothing in common. Can they possibly be friends?


Gold! By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593352274
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

A riotous retelling of the Midas myth by the Caldecott Honor-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of No, David!

Maximilian Midas was a peculiar little boy.
He didn’t much like chocolate and he didn’t play with toys.
The first word that he uttered when he was one year old


The Grizzled Grist Does Not Exist! By Juliette Maciver, Sarah Davis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Juliette Maciver, Sarah Davis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781776574155
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Published: Gecko Press - September 6th, 2022

An exuberant read aloud story about a school trip outdoors with rhyming word play and madcap energy, set against the quiet observant Liam. From the award-winning creators of That's Not a Hippopotamus.


I Have a Superpower By Stephen Curry, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stephen Curry, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593386040
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 6th, 2022

Four-time NBA champion and superstar Stephen Curry makes a splash with his picture book debut inspiring young readers to unlock their very own superpower.

"A positive boost from a strong role model." —Kirkus


NO! Said Custard the Squirrel By Sergio Ruzzier Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781419755248
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - September 6th, 2022

From award-winning creator Sergio Ruzzier, an oddball “squirrel” forges his own path in this comical tale about being yourself

Custard the Squirrel, aren’t you a duck?
Will you please quack?
Will you do anything you don’t want to do?
“NO!” said Custard the Squirrel.
     
From the brill


Only the Trees Know By Jane Whittingham, Cinyee Chiu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Whittingham, Cinyee Chiu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781525304927
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 6th, 2022

A frustrated little rabbit longs for spring in this gentle, warmhearted story about waiting.


Mr. Coats By Sieb Posthuma, David Colmer (Translated by) Cover Image
By Sieb Posthuma, David Colmer (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141845
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Published: Levine Querido - September 6th, 2022

Mr. Coats is freezing cold.

No matter how many heaters he turns on, how many blankets he sleeps under at night, or how many layers he wears, he can simply never get warm.

Being this cold all the time is lonely. And loneliness is a chilly feeling. Mr. Coats thinks he'll be alone in the cold forever, but he's wrong. There's someone out there just like him.


The Night Before the Nutcracker (American Ballet Theatre) By John Robert Allman, Julianna Swaney (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593180914
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

Get a front-row seat and experience the excitement of opening night as young dancers prepare for a performance of The Nutcracker. This festive holiday picture book, created in partnership with American Ballet Theatre, is a perfect gift for young readers and dance fans.

’Twas the night before The Nutcracker and, sleepless in their beds,


Pomme and the Pumpkins By Admar Kwant Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782507840
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Published: Floris Books - September 6th, 2022

A child discovers the joy of growing vegetables in this heart-warming seasonal story with warm pastel illustrations.

Pomme and her dad make pumpkin soup, saving the pumpkin seeds. She carefully plants the seeds, then tends the seedling when they sprout in spring, fruit in summer and ripen in autumn. But is Pomme the only one looking after her growing pumpkins?


The Year of the Rabbit: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac By Oliver Chin, Justin Roth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Oliver Chin, Justin Roth (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781597021593
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Published: Immedium - September 6th, 2022


Sneaky Shadows By Sc Manchild, Sam Caldwell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sc Manchild, Sam Caldwell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781922610454
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Published: Berbay Publishing - September 6th, 2022

Shortlisted for the Russell Prize for Humour Writing for Young People


Shortlisted for Speech Pathology Book of the Year

"Kids will love trying to guess what the shadows really are and will be delighted when the authors out-silly them every time." Readings


When The Storks Came Home (Nature’s Wisdom #2) By Isabella Tree, Alexandra Finkeldey (Illustrator) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780711272798
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Published: Ivy Kids - September 6th, 2022

When The Storks Came Home is a charming, fictionalized retelling of the successful reintroduction of the white stork at the Knepp Estate, a UK native bird that has been brought back from extinction.

In this second picture book from best-selling author and globally significant conservationist Isabella Tree, we meet eight-year-old Beanie, who loves birds.


Blue Badger and the Big Breakfast By Huw Lewis Jones, Ben Sanders (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Huw Lewis Jones, Ben Sanders (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780711267572
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Published: Happy Yak - September 6th, 2022

The second story in this series of witty picture books, in this story Badger is no longer feeling blue, but now his friends are sad!

Badger is feeling happy these days...
...even though he still has a blue bottom.
Life is good when you’re eating berries.
But now Dog is sad.
What can Badger do to help his friend?

Badger is e


Will It Be Okay? By Crescent Dragonwagon, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781951836504
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Published: Cameron Kids - September 6th, 2022

Author Crescent Dragonwagon and Julián Is a Mermaid illustrator Jessica Love pair up in this powerful new edition of a classic picture book that asks a tough question and answers it with humanity, humor, and grace

In this beautiful new edition of a timeless picture book classic, a child asks, Will it be okay? That bee sting, that thunderstorm, those powerful feel


The Ugly Place By Laura Deal, Emma Pedersen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laura Deal, Emma Pedersen (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781772274325
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Published: Inhabit Media - September 6th, 2022

From the author of In the Sky at Nighttime.

A child makes their way along the Arctic shoreline on a dark day. Everything around them seems as ugly as their mood, from the weather to the fish and mud. This is the place they come to whenever they feel ugly.


The Very Best Sukkah: A Story from Uganda By Shoshana Nambi, Moran Yogev (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shoshana Nambi, Moran Yogev (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781735087580
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Published: Kalaniot Books - September 6th, 2022

Sukkot is Shoshi's favorite Jewish holiday. She and her brothers love to decorate their sukkah, the hut where her family will celebrate. But who will win the Ugandan Abayudaya community's annual sukkah contest? While only one sukkah can be the best, everybody wins when neighbors work together.


Emily and Daisy By Elsa Beskow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781782508090
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Published: Floris Books - September 6th, 2022

Emily wants to help her mama by watching Daisy the cow so she doesn't escape out the hole in her fence.

On the way to the meadow, Emily meets a big dog, a boastful boy and an old man. But who will help Emily when she needs it?


Playtime for Restless Rascals By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728238937
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - September 6th, 2022

Nikki Grimes, Coretta Scott King Award winning author, and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon's latest children's masterpiece is a whimsical adventure and rollicking celebration of playtime fun.

"Time to get to work, little one," I tell you.

"What work?" you ask.

Like always,

you pretend not to understand.


The Secret of the Plátano By Luz Maria Mack, Stephany Mesa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Luz Maria Mack, Stephany Mesa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781953859235
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Published: Soaring Kite Books - September 6th, 2022

Under the full moon, Abuela leads an enchanted dance, bows to the sky and the night winds, and helps her curious grandson discover the rhythm of his heartbeat while listening to the great secret of the pl tanos.


Sal Boat: (A Boat by Sal) By Thyra Heder Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419757501
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2022

A boy builds a unique boat of his own with some help from his community in this new picture book by the critically acclaimed author of Alfie

Sal loves the water. All day, he thinks about it: being out there, just him and the waves, alone. More than anything else, he wants a boat. And he knows just what it would look like.


Dadaji's Paintbrush By Rashmi Sirdeshpande, Ruchi Mhasane (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141722
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Published: Levine Querido - August 30th, 2022

Once, in a tiny village in India, there was a young boy who loved to paint. He lived with his grandfather, who taught him to paint with his fingers, to make paints from marigolds and brushes made from jasmine flowers. Sometimes, the village children would watch them painting together, and the boy's grandfather would invite them to join in.

They didn't have much, but they had each other.


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Patchwork By Matt de la Peña, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984813961
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2022

From a Newbery Medal-winning author and a New York Times bestselling illustrator comes a deeply moving ode to the complexity and uniqueness of every child.


Holding On By Sophia N. Lee, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sophia N. Lee, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534494459
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2022

A young girl in the Philippines uses music to connect with her grandmother as her memory fades in this warm and moving picture book perfect for fans of Pixar’s Coco.

There is always singing in Lola’s house. Sammy Davis Jr. in the morning, Dean Martin in the afternoon, and all throughout the evening, old Tagalog love songs from Nora Aunor, Basil Valdez, and more.


Little Book of Caring (Piggy #2) By Francesca Pirrone, Francesca Pirrone (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781605377858
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Published: Clavis - August 30th, 2022

A little book about caring and friendship. For people of all ages.

It's easy to show you care. Say good morning, be helpful, listen when people speak . . . You'll see that when you take care of others, they'll take care of you too.


Ways to Make Friends By Jairo Buitrago, Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771649759
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Published: Greystone Kids - August 30th, 2022

This "sublime picture book" (Kirkus STARRED Review) offers a hilarious and insightful guide to making new friends at your own pace. For kids aged 4 to 7, Ways to Make Friends will bolster compassion and make kids laugh on their way back to school.


The Mouse Who Carried a House on His Back By Jonathan Stutzman, Isabelle Arsenault (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536216790
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Published: Candlewick - August 30th, 2022

Celebrated artist Isabelle Arsenault joins forces with author Jonathan Stutzman for an enchanting tale about the expansive power of generosity.

Vincent was a mouse with boots on his feet, a hat on his head, and a house on his back.


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King Kong's Cousin By Mark Teague, Mark Teague (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mark Teague, Mark Teague (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665912303
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Published: Beach Lane Books - August 30th, 2022

From bestselling author-illustrator Mark Teague comes a laugh-out-loud, black-and-white picture book introducing Junior, King Kong’s cousin!

Junior wants to be as big and as strong and as special as his cousin, Kong, but he always seems to come up short. Kong climbs skyscrapers; Junior is afraid of heights. Kong does whatever he wants; Junior does chores.


The Blanket Where Violet Sits By Allan Wolf, Lauren Tobia (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Allan Wolf, Lauren Tobia (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763696658
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Published: Candlewick - August 30th, 2022

Cozy and expansive at once, this warm bedtime book reminds us that our aspirations—no matter how big—deserve the universe.


Wellington's Big Day Out By Steve Small, Steve Small (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Steve Small, Steve Small (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665922555
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 30th, 2022

From Emmy Award nominee and author-illustrator Steve Small comes a picture book about the bond between father and son, being little, and growing up one day at a time.

When Wellington is given a new jacket exactly like Dad’s for his birthday, he’s delighted! But his delight turns to disappointment when he tries it on and it’s far too big.


Rick the Rock of Room 214 By Julie Falatko, Ruth Chan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Falatko, Ruth Chan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534494640
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2022

Even rocks have big dreams in this sweet and wacky picture book for fans of Aaron Reynolds and Mac Barnett about a display rock who longs to explore the great outdoors!

Rick is a rock. For as long as he can remember, he’s lived on the Nature Finds shelf in Room 214 alongside an acorn, some moss, and a piece of bark.


Three Little Vikings By Bethan Woollvin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781682634561
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Published: Peachtree - August 30th, 2022

From the creator of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, Little Red, comes another thrilling and spunky fairy tale retelling about three very brave and rebellious Viking girls.


Lunch from Home By Joshua David Stein, Jing Li (Illustrator), Niki Russ Federman (Contributions by), Ray Garcia (Contributions by), Preeti Mistry (Contributions by), Mina Park (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Joshua David Stein, Jing Li (Illustrator), Niki Russ Federman (Contributions by), Ray Garcia (Contributions by), Preeti Mistry (Contributions by), Mina Park (Contributions by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593384459
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - August 30th, 2022

What happens when a child’s favorite packed lunch is met with disparaging comments at the school lunch table?


Hippos Go Berserk!: The 45th Anniversary Edition By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665926034
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Published: Boynton Bookworks - August 30th, 2022

From the one and only Sandra Boynton comes an all-new deluxe edition of the picture book that started it all: Hippos Go Berserk! Celebrated for 45 wild years, this modern classic has been completely redrawn and redesigned by Boynton for a new generation of readers (and hippos.) And don’t worry—the board book version (first published in 1996) is still alive and well!


All Are Neighbors By Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593429983
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

When a new family moves in, the whole neighborhood comes together to celebrate their diverse community in this uplifting new book from the bestselling creators of All Are Welcome!

Let’s go walking down our street.
Friends and neighbors here to greet.
There are oh so many folks to meet.
We all are neighbors here.


Mouse Calls By Anne Marie Pace, Erin Kraan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anne Marie Pace, Erin Kraan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534453753
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Published: Beach Lane Books - August 23rd, 2022

Mouse warns her array of animal neighbors of a coming storm in this high-spirited rhyming picture book about friendship, teamwork, and communication.

When a giant storm appears on the horizon, Mouse rushes to alert her nearby neighbors. And there are a lot of them!


The Big Worry Day By K.A. Reynolds, Chloe Dominique (Illustrator) Cover Image
By K.A. Reynolds, Chloe Dominique (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593465639
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

A girl and her dog find ways to deal with her anxiety in this beautiful debut picture book


Creepy Crayon! (Creepy Tales!) By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534465886
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

From the team behind the New York Times bestselling Creepy Carrots! and Creepy Pair of Underwear! comes the third in this hilariously spooky series about a young rabbit and his peculiar encounters—featuring a sinister crayon!

Jasper Rabbit has a problem: he is NOT doing well in school.


My Pet Feet By Josh Funk, Billy Yong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Billy Yong (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534486003
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

When the letter R suddenly vanishes, a whole town goes upside-down in this side-splitting picture book of alphabet chaos that’s Can I Be Your Dog? meets P Is for Pterodactyl.

A little girl wakes up one day to find that R, a vital piece of the alphabet, has vanished! Suddenly, she has pet feet instead of a ferret.


Hair to Share By Sylvia Walker Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593426883
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

A joyful exploration of friendship, generosity, and confidence that comes from within.

A fresh take on celebrating the beauty of natural textured hair, HAIR TO SHARE tackles the difficulty of childhood medical hair loss and the impact empathy and generosity can have on one's self-esteem. 
 


Moonlight By Stephen Savage Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823450848
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Published: Neal Porter Books - August 23rd, 2022

Chase the silvery light of the moon across the sleeping world in this elegant modern lullaby.

At once profound and playful, this bedtime story follows the moonlight as it travels across the globe.  From jungle to sea, from ocean to valley, from distant lands right to your own window. The simple, lullaby-like text is sure to encourage sweet dreams.