Buyer's Guide Winter 2023: Baby & Toddler

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Bundle Up, Little Pup By Dori Elys, Elena Comte (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dori Elys, Elena Comte (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781665940788
Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 Days
Published: Little Simon - September 12th, 2023

Winter is here and little pup is ready to play, but first he needs to bundle up by putting his hat and booties on. A fun board book to remind kids to keep warm while having fun outside. Even though you won't need to put on a coat for how warm this charming little story will leave you feeling!

Jess


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Where's Randolph? By Marianna Coppo (Created by) Cover Image
By Marianna Coppo (Created by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9782408046194
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Twirl - October 3rd, 2023

Ready or not, here we come! What should a little one do on a snowy day inside? After a quick countdown, Randolph the bear plays hide-and-seek at home, though he’s not very skilled. Coppo’s cute book design allows young readers to identify Randolph’s hiding spots as they lift flaps that shed his endearingly meager disguises as a houseplant or a gift under the tree. Final pages turn the tables on readers. 

Kara


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Dragon's First Taco (from the creators of Dragons Love Tacos) By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593533178
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Dial Books - September 26th, 2023

At some point in life, we all probably had our first taco, and life have never been the same since! Join our little dragon friend in this simple taco-shaped board book as the dragon is introduced to the magic of, you guessed it, TACOS! A fun book for an older sibling familiar with the book that started it all, Dragons Love Tacos, to share with a new sibling! 

Heather


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The Nose, Toes, and Tummy Book By Sally Nicholls, Gosia Herba (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sally Nicholls, Gosia Herba (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781499815412
Availability: Backordered
Published: little bee books - September 5th, 2023

Where’s your nose? BEEP! What about your jelly bean toes? Are they stinky or sweet?! Be super silly and discover all the kooky parts of the body with this vibrant and interactive book! Perfect for toddlers who would rather move around and play during storytime. Why not do both? The illustrations are so fun, there’s no doubt you’ll be ready for the dance party on the last page.

Beth


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We Love You as Much as the Fox Loves Its Tail By Masiana Kelly, Tamara Campeau (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Masiana Kelly, Tamara Campeau (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781772274769
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Inhabit Media - October 10th, 2023

Although these Arctic animals live in the cold, this poetic gem is so full of warmth and love! It is the perfect welcome for a new baby, with peaceful rhyme and breathtaking illustrations galore. Masiana Kelly beautifully weaves in her First Nations culture and perfectly captures the absolute joy and wonder of celebrating a long-awaited little one.

Beth


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Purring, Rolling, Stretching By Chihiro Ishizu, Nanako Matsuda (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chihiro Ishizu, Nanako Matsuda (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781797219929
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Chronicle Books - August 1st, 2023

This adorable board book is paw-some for the cat loving parents looking to introduce their little one to their furriest member of the family. In fun, simple language (translated from Japanese) this sweetly sketched kitty will stretch stretch stretch, hop hop hop, and munch munch munch its way through the day. You'll be whisk-ered away to the sweet life of this pampered kitty!

Bo


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Whose Prints? By Kari Allen, Kim Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kari Allen, Kim Smith (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781665929592
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little Simon - September 19th, 2023

This board book is perfect for anyone who loves to take a peaceful walk through the snow. On the walk we find many footprints belonging to creatures who, if you’re quiet and watchful, you may spot! With fun cutout footprints this book is perfect for a winter read and a fun game of guessing whose prints belong to who.

Mayah