Children's Books

Ordinary Mary's Positively Extraordinary Day

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$16.99

Join Ordinary Mary and the kindness crew on their quest to change the world, one school at a time.

Follow Mary in this feel-good story as she once again inspires others with positivity and kindness through a variety of ordinary deeds!

Including examples that happened at schools as a result of using the first book, this book focuses on the ability kindness has to change an entire school. Can one child's good deed change the world? It can when she's Ordinary Mary--an ordinary girl on her way to her an ordinary bus stop and an ordinary school--when with one act of kindness she makes a friend. Through her school day, Mary's courage and kindness spreads, reaching farther than could ever be imagined.

Emily Pearson is the author of the children's book Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed. Emily also works as an actress, director and YouTube producer of FunPop! and WigglePop.

Fumi Kosaka was born and raised in Japan, and studied illustration at Brigham Young University. She has illustrated many books for children including If You'll Be My Valentine, by Cynthia Rylant and Under My Hood I Have a Hat by Karla Kuskin. She lives in Provo, Utah with her husband and two children.

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9781423651819
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Our Favorite Day

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$16.99
Charmingly detailed illustrations help tell a touching tale of the bond between grandparent and grandchild in a quiet yet powerful debut.

"Thursdays are my favorite days."

"Mine, too."

Every morning Papa follows his normal routine. He drinks his tea, waters his plants, tidies up, and takes the bus into town. Papa enjoys his daily tasks, but there's one day each week that is extra special. That's the day he might visit the craft store, get two orders of dumplings to go, and possibly pick some flowers he sees along the path. With its spare text and wonderfully warm watercolor and cut-paper illustrations just begging to be pored over, Joowon Oh's tale of the singular love between a grandfather and granddaughter will nestle within the heart of every reader.

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9781536203578
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Our House Is on Fire: Greta Thunberg's Call to Save the Planet

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$17.99
Learn the story of TIME PERSON OF THE YEAR Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old climate activist who has sparked a worldwide student movent and is demanding action from world leaders who refuse to address climate change--from acclaimed picture book creator Jeanette Winter.

I don't want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic...I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.

When she was fifteen years old, Greta Thunberg's teacher explained to her class that our climate is changing--the earth is getting warmer, the polar ice caps are melting, and life on earth is threatened. Greta was devastated. What could she do? If the grown-ups weren't doing enough to save the planet, Greta would have to demand change herself.

So she went on strike, skipping school every Friday to sit outside of the Swedish Parliament building with a sign that read "School Strike for Climate." At first, Greta was the only one. But gradually, more and more students joined her, until her lone protest had sparked a worldwide student movement for action on climate change.

Now, a year later, Greta is speaking to audiences of world leaders at important meetings like the United Nations Climate Conference and the World Economic Forum. She is leading the conversation on climate change and sparking worldwide conversation on how to save our planet. Greta is showing everyone that even the smallest person can make a big difference, and this picture book informs and inspires young readers who are beginning to learn about the world around them.

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Owl Moon

$17.99
Celebrating 30 years of the beloved classic Owl Moon from renowned children's book author Jane Yolen and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator John Schoenherr!

Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Whoo-whoo-whoo, the father calls to the mysterious nighttime bird.

But there is no answer.

Wordlessly the two companions walk along, for when you go owling you don't need words. You don't need anything but hope. Sometimes there isn't an owl, but sometimes there is.

Distinguished author Jane Yolen has created a gentle, poetic story that lovingly depicts the special companionship of a young child and her father as well as humankind's close relatiohship to the natural world. Wonderfully complemented by John Schoenherr's soft, exquisite watercolor illustrations, this is a verbal and visual treasure, perfect for reading alound and sharing at bedtime.

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9780399214578
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Paint me a Picture

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$11.99
"A colorful book of art inspiration"--Cover.
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9781610675482
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Pandemics for Babies

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$9.99

A timely and simple explanation of the science behind pandemics, from the #1 science author for kids. The perfect tool to explain current events to toddlers, or give as a funny keepsake or gift for babies born during the COVID-19 pandemic!

Pandemics for Babies is an engaging, basic introduction for youngsters (and grownups!) to the complex concepts like transmission, quarantine, and social distancing. Full of scientific information and written by experts, this newest installment of the Baby University board book series is perfect for enlightening the next generation of geniuses about the science of pandemics. After all, it's never too early to become a scientist!

Explaining and understanding the COVID-19 pandemic can be difficult for a variety of reasons. Explaining it so it can be understood by children can be even harder... Carefully written to explain concepts without stigmatizing any individuals or groups, [this book] includes steps that children can take after reading, like washing their hands and wearing a mask. Plus, the books end on positive messages, and use colorful illustrations to provide visuals to complex, heavy topics.--Drexel Now

Be sure to check out other Baby University books, including:

Quantum Physics for Babies
ABCs of Biology
Climate Change for Babies
Germ Theory for Babies
Rocket Science for Babies
and more!

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9781728234168
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Pangolina

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$17.99
From legendary naturalist Jane Goodall, an absorbing fictional tale that will steal hearts and open minds about the plight of the pangolin, the only mammalian species with scales, and endangered by illegal trafficking.

After a blissful babyhood being cared for by her loving mother, Pangolina ventures out alone into the forest to become an independent adult, helped along by wise, older animal companions, including a civet and a bat. But one day cruel hunters trap Pangolina, putting her into a cage along with her friends, and bring them to a market to be sold as wild game. Pangolina is especially vulnerable, since her scales are prized by humans who believe they have curative powers. To the rescue comes a small girl who knows that pangolins are friendly fellow creatures who have feelings too, and who convinces her mother to buy Pangolina and set her free. Jane Goodall's many followers and all animal-loving children and adult picture book fans will be riveted by this suspenseful and heartwarming fictional story set in China and including an authoritative informational page about pangolins and suggestions for how to help fight animal trafficking.

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9781662650406
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Parrot Song

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$14.95
Is there anything more satisfying for a child than repeating every word their parents say, just like a parrot? Here they can do exactly that, along with three adorable little parrots. Each new page of this joyful book offers children the fun of repeating the line that was just read on the previous page and then discovering a new line that completes the rhyme. Just like the catchy sentences, the colorful graphic shapes appear, reappear, evolve, and transform to create an unexpected adventure full of funny effects. A final surprise brings young readers right back to the beginning, ready for another round of parrot-like repetitions.
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9781849764971
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Passover Mouse

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In this charming and witty Passover story about kindness, community, tradition, and forgiveness, a little mouse disrupts a town's preparations for the holiday when it steals a piece of leavened bread--or chometz--just as all the houses have been swept clean in time for the holiday.

It's the morning before the start of Passover, and all the villagers have swept their homes clean of leavened bread, in keeping with the traditions of the holiday. Suddenly, a small mouse steals a piece of bread and tears through the town, spoiling everyone's hard work. But just when it seems as if the townsfolk will never be ready for their Seder, the little mouse's actions unwittingly bring everyone together, to work as a group to save the holiday.

Jewish families at Passover will embrace this rollicking, funny, and ultimately inspiring story--based on an original tale from the Talmud--that weaves together the themes of community, kindness, charity, and forgiveness. It's sure to become a modern holiday classic that's shared year after year among the generations.

An afterword discusses the story from the Talmud that the author used as her inspiration and includes a glossary of terms that will be useful to young readers.

★ An excellent addition to the Jewish tradition.--Kirkus, starred review

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9781984895516
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Peace Train

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$18.99

Hop aboard the Peace Train in this picture book adaptation of Cat Stevens's legendary anthem of unity and harmony in time for the song's 50th anniversary! With illustrations by New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds.

"Now I've been happy lately

Thinking about the good things to come

And I believe it could be

Something good has begun

Oh, I've been smiling lately

Dreaming about the world as one

And I believe it could be

Someday it's going to come"

Readers are invited to hop on the PEACE TRAIN and join its growing group of passengers who are all ready to unite the world in peace and harmony.

Featuring the timeless lyrics of Cat Stevens's legendary song and illustrations by New York Times bestselling artist Peter H. Reynolds, this hopeful picture book inspires tolerance and love for people of all cultures and identities.

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9780063053991
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Peanut Goes for the Gold

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Jonathan Van Ness, the star of Netflix's hit show Queer Eye, brings his signature humor and positivity to his empowering first picture book, inspiring readers of all ages to love being exactly who they are.

Peanut Goes for the Gold is a charming, funny, and heartfelt picture book that follows the adventures of Peanut, a gender nonbinary guinea pig who does everything with their own personal flare.

Peanut just has their own unique way of doing things. Whether it's cartwheeling during basketball practice or cutting their own hair, this little guinea pig puts their own special twist on life. So when Peanut decides to be a rhythmic gymnast, they come up with a routine that they know is absolutely perfect, because it is absolutely, one hundred percent Peanut.

This upbeat and hilarious picture book, inspired by Jonathan's own childhood guinea pig, encourages children to not just be themselves--but to boldly and unapologetically love being themselves.

Jonathan Van Ness brings his signature message of warmth, positivity, and self-love to this boldly original picture book that celebrates the joys of being true to yourself and the magic that comes from following your dreams.

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9780062941008
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Peek-A-Bruce

$7.99
Bruce's goslings want to play with him. But where could that bear be?
This original board book in the best-selling Mother Bruce series will delight young fans of seek-and-find activities as they hunt for Bruce on every spread. Just right for our littlest readers, this book is sure to bring a smile to even the grumpiest face.
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9781368028578
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Pencil and Paper Games

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$5.99
Amidst endless apps and computer games, there is still an important place for simple yet engaging games, played with just a piece of paper and a pencil. Whether your battery's flat, you're suffering from 'screen fatigue', or you just prefer traditional games, this write-in, tear-off pad is for you, featuring over one hundred games to play.
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9780794521837
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Perkin's Perfect Purple: How a Boy Created Color with Chemistry

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The fascinating true story of groundbreaking chemist William Perkin, who used the scientific method to invent a new way for creating the color purple.
Many years ago, the color purple was available only to a privileged few. Making purple was tricky. The dye was concocted from a certain snail, and later, from plants, bugs, and rocks. Then it had to be soaked in minerals and . . . urine! The process was very complicated and expensive (not to mention smelly!).
Until 1856, when a boy named William Henry Perkin invented a new way. While testing a hypothesis about a cure for malaria, he found that his experiment resulted in something else -- something vivid and rare for the times: synthetic PURPLE. Perkin, a pioneer of the modern scientific method, made numerous advances possible, including canned food and chemotherapy. But it was his creation of purple that started it all.
Authors Tami Lewis Brown and Debbie Loren Dunn craft a compelling tale, and Francesca Sanna's dynamic art is a joyous celebration of Perkin's impactful purple.
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9781368032841
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Pete the Cat Falling for Autumn

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$10.99

New York Times bestselling creators James and Kimberly Dean show us all the wonderful things about autumn. A great book to share with the family at Thanksgiving or anytime--complete with 12 cards, a poster, and stickers!

Pete the Cat isn't sure about the changing of the seasons from summer to autumn. But when he discovers corn mazes, hay rides, and apple picking, Pete realizes there's so much to enjoy and be thankful for about autumn.

Pete the Cat: Falling for Autumn includes 12 Thanksgiving cards, a fold-out poster, and fun stickers! Share this book with your family--a fun way to connect family members near and far while entertaining kids.

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9780062868480
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Pete the Cat: Crayons Rock!

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From rockin' red to cool cat blue, with a box of crayons there's nothing Pete can't do!

Pete uses his groovy crayons to draw lots of things, and for the first time ever, he's drawing his pals. But when Pete shows his artwork to his friends, they don't react the way he expected them to.

Will Pete put his favorite crayons down or find a way to turn it all around? Not to worry! Pete learns there are no mistakes when it comes to art--art comes from the heart!

Get artsy with everyone's favorite blue cat in this groovy picture book that adds a creative touch to the importance of great friends and never giving up. Fans of Pete the Cat will love watching him take his positive outlook and transform something ordinary into an awesome masterpiece!

From the authors of the bestselling Pete the Cat series, James and Kimberly Dean, this is a colorful story about crayons that ROCK! Young artists will appreciate the humor and Pete's positive spirit.

Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, Pete the Cat and the New Guy, Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes, and Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party.

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9780062868558
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Pick a Pine Tree: MIDI Edition

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$12.00
A festive read-aloud brimming with all the joy and excitement of Christmastime -- beginning, of course, with picking out a tree!

Part of the magic of the Christmas season stems from the traditions that families and friends take part in every year: hanging up stockings; putting lights in the windows; and, one of the most important of all, picking out and taking home the Christmas tree. With style and warmth, debut author Patricia Toht and Jarvis, the author-illustrator of Alan's Big, Scary Teeth, evoke all the rituals of decorating the tree -- digging out boxes jam-packed with ornaments and tree trimmings, stringing tinsel, and, at long last, turning on those twinkling lights. Joyously drawn and rhythmically written, this celebration of family, friends, and the holiday season is as merry as the tradition it depicts.

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9781536216028
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Picture Book by Dog

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$17.99
This winning tribute to the enduring love between dog and child celebrates animal adoption -- from the dog's point of view!

In a pitch-perfect debut, animator Michael Relth channels the voice -- and artwork! -- of a loyal pup sharing the simple, sweet, and funny rhyming story of finding a forever family. It's a clever take on a dog's journey from being lost to found -- from shelter to home. Ideal for pet owners, animal enthusiasts and growing families, Picture Book by Dog is brimming with heart and highlights the power of belonging.

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9780316458863
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Pig the Pug

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$14.99
A hilarious book about learning to share from the much loved, awarding winning author and illustrator Aaron Blabey.

Pig is a greedy and selfish Pug. He has all the bouncy balls, bones, and chew toys a dog could ever want yet he refuses to share with his poor friend, Trevor. Little does he know, however, that being greedy has its consquences. Join Pig as he learns to share - the hard way!Young readers will love the irresistbly quirky and funny illustrations that are paired with a relatable lesson of learning to share with others. For dog and pet lovers everywhere.
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9781338112450
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Piglette

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$17.99
Will a pristine piglet find perfection in Paris?

Piglette can be a bit particular by her siblings' standards. She always wants everything to be perfect. While her many brothers and sisters like rolling in the mud, Piglette prefers pampering in a mud bath. While her siblings eat slop, Piglette prefers pastries. But what she's most passionate about is flowers. She loves to smell the lilies and lilacs in the pasture. So Piglette decides her precise nose is destined for the perfume shops of Paris!

But Piglette soon realizes that there's nothing more precious than the pleasant scents of home, and she finds a way to bring a little Parisian perfection back where she belongs. Debut author Kateyln Aronson and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Eva Byrne have created an unforgettable, playful piglet who stays true to herself and the message that home is where the heart is.

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9780593116784
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Piglette's Perfect Surprise

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Katelyn Aronson and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Eva Byrne return with the sequel to Piglette, which Booklist praised: Hand this crowd-pleaser to fans of Ian Falconer's Olivia and Jane O'Connor's Fancy Nancy.

Piglette returns to Paris in search of the perfect present for Madame Paradee. When Piglette comes across a posh patisserie, she decides she will make the most extravagant cake the public has ever seen. But despite all her practice, her cake does not turn out as planned, and Piglette learns that sometimes perfection can be found in the simplest pleasures.

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9780593204535
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Plant a Kiss

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$14.99

From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of Dear Girl, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a simple and timeless celebration of the power of love.

Little Miss planted a kiss...

One small act of love blooms into something bigger and more dazzling than Little Miss could have ever imagined in this epic journey about life, kindness, and giving.

Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Peter H. Reynolds team together to share a message of hope and to remind us all of the joys to be gained from being open and unselfish.

Plant a Kiss works to spark the imagination of the youngest readers, but it will also resonate with anyone, such as a new graduate, who responds to the power of planting a kiss.

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9780061986758
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Please Don't Change My Diaper!

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$16.95
What toddler likes getting their diaper changed? In this hilarious rhyming book, a little boy sees his world crumble around him as his mother prepares to change his diaper. But surrounded by a little love and feeling fresh and clean, he realizes that things may not be so terrible after all . . . unless he ever needs his diaper changed again! Fun for babies, toddlers, and parents alike, this humorous book brings to life a scene familiar to all parents.
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9781772272734
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Polar Express 30th anniversary edition

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$19.99
Take a ride aboard the Polar Express in this award-winning, classic holiday story, complete with an ornament gift, perfect for every child's library.

A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical train to the North Pole. The Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish. This is a story for all who believe in the spirit of Christmas and those who treasure the sound of a reindeer's silver bell.

The Polar Express is the 1986 Caldecott Medal winner, and reading the story together is a beloved holiday tradition held by generations of families. It was also made into an animated feature film starring Tom Hanks.

In this special edition, the inimitable artistry of Chris Van Allsburg is highlighted with a new jacket design and expanded interior layout. Includes an author's note and downloadable audio read by Liam Neeson.

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9780544580145
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Poojo's Got Wheels

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Look at Poojo go! This adorable dog was born without back legs, but that's OK--because Poojo's got wheels.

What a good dog Poojo is! He's a great friend to everyone and everything (pigeons and scooters included). He's creative and clever (how many other dogs can pop a wheelie?). And he definitely is fast--look at him chasing that squirrel, or leading his doggie pals in a race through the park! There's no stopping this joyful pup, even when he's briefly faced with a flat tire. Poojo can do anything! Inspired by a dog in her neighborhood, debut author-illustrator Charrow spins a sweet and empowering story of a lovable, determined pup who entered the world with two legs--but with the help of some wheels accomplishes whatever he sets his mind to.

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9781536210361
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