Children's Books

Foot Book

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$9.99
A Dr. Seuss classic turns 50!

Since 1968, this super-simple, simply brilliant Bright and Early Book about feet has been helping beginning beginner readers step into the world of reading by themselves! From slow feet to quick feet to trick feet to sick feet, The Foot Book not only features a fleet of funny feet, but teaches children about opposites. Perfect for nurturing a love of reading, feet (!), AND Dr. Seuss--this special edition comes with a peel-off 50th Anniversary sticker on the front cover.

Combining brief and funny stories, easy words, catchy rhythm, and lively illustrations, Bright and Early Books are an ideal way to introduce the joys of reading to children.

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9780394809373
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Football Baby

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$7.99
The youngest of readers and the sports-loving grown-ups in their lives can now enjoy America's most popular sport--football--before going to bed a winner.

Autumn brings a slight chill in the air, leaves changing color, and of course, football season! This pair of siblings is putting on their gear, warming up, and trying to get a play going all before a quick apple cider break at halftime. A change in sides brings new momentum and the chance to score a touchdown before they lay their heads to rest.

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9780593202494
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Frankie Gets a Doggie

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$17.99
There's love for everyone in this sweet, rhyming story about a toddler and father who share an outing to the animal shelter, where they find a dog that's the perfect addition to their family!

Frankie and Dad are going on an adventure! They head to the local animal shelter where they meet all kinds of dogs, until they find just the right one. But how will Kitty react to their new pet? Here is a charming, accessible story about adopting a pet and giving it a loving home that's perfect for dog- and animal-lovers, and an ideal gift for any family considering pet ownership.

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Freddie and the Fairy

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$10.99

Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, and illustrated by Karen George, Freddie and the Fairy is a delightfully witty, rhyming tale with a subtle message about hearing impairments.

Freddie wants nothing more than a pet, so when the fairy Bessie-Belle offers to grant his wishes, he knows just what to ask for. But Bessie-Belle can't hear very well and Freddie tends to mumble, which means the wishes aren't turning out as planned! Whatever can they do? Luckily the Fairy Queen is on hand to help.

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9781529042528
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Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

$18.99

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

"A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff." --The New York Times Book Review

Told in lively and powerful verse by debut author Kevin Noble Maillard, Fry Bread is an evocative depiction of a modern Native American family, vibrantly illustrated by Pura Belpre Award winner and Caldecott Honoree Juana Martinez-Neal.

Fry bread is food

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It is warm and delicious, piled high on a plate.

Fry bread is time.
It brings families together for meals and new memories.

Fry bread is nation.
It is shared by many, from coast to coast and beyond.

Fry bread is us.
It is a celebration of old and new, traditional and modern, similarity and difference.

A 2020 Charlotte Huck Recommended Book
A Publishers Weekly Best Picture Book of 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019
A Booklist 2019 Editor's Choice
A Shelf Awareness Best Children's Book of 2019
A Goodreads Choice Award 2019 Semifinalist

A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of 2019
A National Public Radio (NPR) Best Book of 2019
An NCTE Notable Poetry Book
A 2020 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
A 2020 ALA Notable Children's Book
A 2020 ILA Notable Book for a Global Society
2020 Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year List
One of NPR's 100 Favorite Books for Young Readers
Nominee, Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award 2022-2022
Nominee, Illinois Monarch Award 2022

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9781626727465
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Gandhi

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$14.99
New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the life of Mohandas Gandhi, the father of India, in this true story of his life. As a young teenager in India, Gandhi led a rebellious life and went against his parents' values. But as a young man, he started to form beliefs of his own that harked back to the Hindu principles of his childhood. Gandhi began to dream of unity for all peoples and religions. Inspired by this idea, he led peaceful protests to free India from British rule and unite the country--ending violence and unfair treatment. His bravery and free-thinking made him one of the most iconic people of peace in the world, known as 'Mahatma' meaning 'great soul'.

With innovative illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful people of the world.

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9781786037879
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George and His Nighttime Friends

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$18.95
George learns to overcome his fear of the dark with the help of his new nighttime friends, an ensemble of endearing animals rendered in celebrated illustrator Seng Soun Ratanavanh's wondrous, dreamy style.

In his cozy house on his cozy street, George slips into bed, but. sleep will not come. He is afraid of the dark and wishes for even one small nighttime friend to help him. When a little mouse appears, a night of adventure begins. George meets new friends, like a piano-playing bunny with stage fright and a penguin afraid of water. He learns that everyone has fears, and good nighttime friends can help you overcome them all--and have fun along the way! Each page is filled with stunning, vibrant details perfect for an imaginative bedtime story. Fans of the Miyuki series will be delighted to discover this new classic, for the first time both written and illustrated by Seng Soun Ratanavanh.

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9781648960703
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Getting Ready for Easter

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$10.95

Getting Ready for Easter describes the many ways in which the Easter Rabbit family prepares for Easter. Get an inside look as to how they paint the eggs, deliver them around the world, and the all-important hiding for the children to find on Easter morning!

This book will delight readers with its vintage illustrations rich with color and detail. Laughing Elephant's Getting Ready for Easter is filled with imagery from old children's picture books and 20th-century Easter postcards. The sturdy pages are perfect for toddlers, who will enjoy the simple rhymes, the colorful eggs, and the wide variety of bunnies found in this book. Each spread consists of one simple rhyme supported by a relevant and beautiful vintage illustration, delightful borders, and spot illustrations.

This Easter season, enjoy a special treat with a read-along session of Getting Ready for Easter. This book is sure to be an annual classic on your shelf!

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9781514989982
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Ginger and Chrysanthemum

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$17.99
A sweet story spiced with cultural humor and life lessons. --Kirkus Reviews

A perennial message. --Publishers Weekly

Incorporating the Chinese belief that foods have warm and cool characteristics, Giang's story artfully demonstrates how achieving balance results in positive outcomes. --Booklist

Two very different cousins must work together to save the day for Grandma's birthday! A gorgeous glimpse of Asian American culture in a story all kids will love.

Ginger is excitable; she leaps into action, throwing herself headfirst into any project. Chrysanthemum is cooler-headed; she likes to plan, she's organized. She makes lists Yet they are cousins, close as two beans in a pod. Planning Grandma's birthday celebration is going to be a huge challenge. There are presents to buy, decorations to pick, and a special birthday cake to bake.

How they manage it is a testament to affection being stronger than differences.

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9781646140015
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Gitty and Kvetch

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In this hilariously sweet story about an opposites-attract friendship, chock-full of Yiddish humor, a girl and her best bird friend's perfect day turns into a perfect opportunity to see things differently.

Gitty and her feathered-friend Kvetch couldn't be more different: Gitty always sees the bright side of life, while her curmudgeonly friend Kvetch is always complaining and, well, kvetching about the trouble they get into.

One perfect day, Gitty ropes Kvetch into shlepping off on a new adventure to their perfect purple treehouse. Even when Kvetch sees signs of impending doom everywhere, Gitty finds silver linings and holds onto her super special surprise reason for completing their mission.

But when her perfect plan goes awry, oy vey, suddenly it's Gitty who's down in the dumps. Can Kvetch come out of his funk to lift Gitty's spirits back up?

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9781534478268
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Gladys the Magic Chicken

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From the mega-bestselling author of Dragons Love Tacos and the mega-bestselling illustrator of The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors, comes this hilarious new picture book about an irresistible chicken who unexpectedly finds herself on an epic journey during Ancient Times.

Gladys the chicken must be magic. After all, for everyone who encounters her, a wish is granted. The Shepherd Boy wishes to be beautiful, the Brave Swordsman wishes to join the Royal Guard, the Purple Pooh-bah wishes for his only daughter to be happy, and the Learned Princess wishes to escape the palace. And one by one, each of these wishes comes true. But . . . is Gladys really magic? Or is everyone making their own fortune? Either way, it adds up to one heck of an adventure for a chicken named Gladys. Blending a classic storybook feel with a thoroughly modern sense of humor, this side-splitting read aloud is perfect for anyone who wishes to see magic in the world--even if they are only looking at a chicken.

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9780593325605
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Gloria Steinem

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$15.99
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Gloria Steinem, the world's most famous feminist.

Gloria Steinem realised from a young age that the general attitude towards women was different to the way people behaved towards men. After spending some time abroad, she became passionate about grassroot activism. This manifested into her work with the women's liberation movement and even the articles she wrote as a journalist. Gloria dedicated her life to women's rights and became one of the most iconic feminists in the world.This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of this amazing feminist's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

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9780711270756
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Go Ask Ozzie: A Rotten Richie Story

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In this companion story to My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother, beloved storyteller Patricia Polacco tells a lively and warmhearted tale of comic sibling tension and brotherly love based on her own childhood.

There's nothing worse than a rotten redheaded older brother who is the most embarrassing brother in the Elwood school district in Oakland, California. Even three years older, Richie makes Patricia's life miserable, and there is nowhere to hide in their small town. Richie is gross--tangled hair, sloppy room, and messy clothes. And he doesn't even care--not one bit! And now that they're both in middle school, Richie does everything he can to mortify Patricia in front of her friends. Ozzie at the lunch counter says there will come a time when the two siblings will be friends, but that can't be right...can it?

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9781534478558
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Good as New

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$12.99
Whenever accidents happen, these five friends know exactly what to do! A cast makes their broken bones as good as new, and young readers will be eager to use the stickers to help their animal friends feel all better, too. -- Page [4] cover.
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9781684642229
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Good Day

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$16.99

A bad day can turn into a good one! Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes's masterful picture book explores a single day from five different points of view.

It's a bad day for a little yellow bird who loses his favorite tail feather, a little white dog whose leash gets tangled, a little orange fox who can't find his mother, and a little brown squirrel who drops her nut. But then something good happens to each of them, turning a bad day into a good one.

What makes a good day? What makes a bad day? And how can bad be transformed into good?

This exploration of opposites and emotions was described as a deceptively simple picture book, expertly tuned to the emotions and imaginations of young children by ALA Booklist in a starred review.

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9780061140181
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Good Night, Oppy!

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Learn all about the Mars Opportunity Rover Oppy in this fictionalized account of the space exploration robot's time on the red planet.

Mixing humor with solid space and rover facts, this picture book gives an inside look into Opportunity's time on Mars. An interplanetary detective, Oppy spent 15 years on the red planet taking thousands of pictures and making groundbreaking discoveries that she transmitted to scientists and engineers back on Earth. From joyriding on Olympus Mons, to racing away from a treacherous dust storm, Oppy's adventure in space--combined with her grit and perseverance--will inspire and educate young readers of all ages.

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9781635923193
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Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend!

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From the creator of The Rabbit Listened comes a gentle story about the difficulty of change . . . and the wonder that new beginnings can bring.

Change and transitions are hard, but Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! demonstrates how, when one experience ends, it opens the door for another to begin. It follows two best friends as they say goodbye to snowmen, and hello to stomping in puddles. They say goodbye to long walks, butterflies, and the sun...and hello to long evening talks, fireflies, and the stars. But the hardest goodbye of all comes when one of the friends has to move away. Feeling alone isn't easy, and sometimes new beginnings take time. But even the hardest days come to an end, and you never know what tomorrow will bring.

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9780525554233
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Goodnight Moon Milestone Edition: Book and Milestone Cards

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Cherish little one's firsts forever with this special milestone edition of the all-time bestselling classic bedtime book. Includes twenty-four Goodnight Moon-themed milestone cards!

In a baby's first year, there was a first smile and a first word and a picture to capture every memory!

Photographing baby with these beautiful cards nestled in an envelope in the back of the book is the perfect way to remember their first twelve months, first storytime, first time rolling over, first time sleeping through the night, and more.

This special milestone board book edition of Goodnight Moon, one of the most beloved books of all time, is a must for every bookshelf and a time-honored gift for baby showers and other special events.

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9780063111318
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Grandma's Tiny House

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$7.99
Chicago Public Library's 2017 Best of the Best Books selection

A fine addition to book collections about families, food, counting, and joyous gatherings -- The Horn Book

This sweet, rhyming counting book introduces young readers to numbers one through fifteen as Grandma's family and friends fill her tiny house on Brown Street. Neighbors, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and grandkids crowd into the house and pile it high with treats for a family feast.

But when the walls begin to bulge and nobody has space enough to eat, one clever grandchild knows exactly what to do.

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9781623543051
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Grandpa Christmas

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$6.99

This bestselling Christmas picture book by renowned children's author Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Jim Field, is now available in paperback for the first time.

Michael Morpurgo frames his powerful message about protecting the environment in this beautiful personal story about a grandpa's wish for his granddaughter to live in a better world. This vital and timely story is paired with Jim Field's emotive illustrations in this gorgeous Christmas picture book, perfect for the whole family to share.

Dearest little Mia,
This Christmas, instead of a Christmas card - you'll have plenty of those - and instead of a present - you'll have plenty of those too, I am sending you a letter ...

Every Christmas Mia and her family read a letter which her Grandpa wrote to her. His letter is a warm, impassioned and heartfelt wish for a better world for Mia to live in. He remembers fondly the times they spent in his garden finding frogs and worms and planting seeds.

But Grandpa worries that all the things they love so much are in danger ...
His letter is a hopeful plea to Mia (and to all of us) to continue to care for and protect our precious world.

Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller who has written over one hundred books and won countless awards. In 1976 Michael and his wife Clare started the charity Farms For City Children, which aims to relieve the poverty of experience of young children from inner city and urban areas. In 1999 they were awarded the MBE for their work in creating these farms and in 2006 Michael received an OBE. His novel War Horse has been adapted into a hugely successful and critically acclaimed West End play as well as a film adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg. Michael is a tireless champion for children's books and was formerly the Children's Laureate.

Jim Field is an award-winning illustrator, character designer and animation director. He is perhaps best known for drawings frogs on logs in the bestselling picture book series Oi Frog! He has illustrated children's books with Kes Grey, Michelle Robinson, Rachel Bright, Jeanne Willis, Steve Cole and comedian David Baddiel. His first picture book Cats Ahoy won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and he has been nominated for several other awards including the Kate Greenaway Award and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. In 2016, The Bookseller listed Jim as the 6th top selling illustrator. Jim grew up in Farborough and now lives in Paris with his wife and daughter.

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9781405294973
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Grandude's Green Submarine

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Celebrate the fun that grandparents and grandkids can get up to in this action-packed undersea adventure--a companion picture book to Paul McCartney's #1 New York Times bestseller Hey Grandude.

Grandude's inventions are the stuff of legend, and his new green submarine doesn't disappoint. In fact, it flies as well as submerges! Grandude whisks the grandkids off on another adventure, but he and the Chillers soon find themselves in a pickle. Suddenly, it's Nandude to the rescue! Nandude is an explorer as courageous as Grandude, with an amazing accordion-ship to boot! Between Grandude's magic compass and Nandude's magical music, everyone arrives home safely. But not before enjoying a parade, dancing rainforest animals, and a narrow escape from a grabby octopus. This tale is perfect for little explorers and Paul McCartney fans alike! Artist Kathryn Durst returns with glorious, humor-filled illustrations that are as beautiful as ever.
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9780593372432
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Great Santa Stakeout

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$17.99
A delightfully devious Christmas story from beloved librarian Betsy Bird and Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat.

Freddy Melcher is Santa's #1 Fan. He has Santa posters, Santa action figures, and even Santa underwear. But there is one prize Freddy desperately wants: A photograph taken with Santa, fresh out of the chimney. Oh, is it risky! It's awfully hard to sneak anything by someone who can see you when you're sleeping and knows when you're awake. That's why Freddy has been extra good this year . . . at hiding his plans. Will Freddy get away with his delightfully devious scheme to outwit Santa Claus himself and capture the ultimate selfie?
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9781338169980
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Greatest Table

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In a world of bountiful food yet increasing food insecurity, we are called to remember that all creatures have a place--and may be fed sustainably--at the greatest, communal table offered by our planet.
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9781568463032
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Gregory Goose - At the Fair

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Bright, eye-catching color will draw children to this entertaining new board book series. Children can search and find Gregory the Goose camouflaged against the fair-related backgrounds. Well-known author Hilary Robinson adds her humor and skill to this new series developed especially for toddlers and early learners.
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9781684641451
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Gregory Goose - At the Jungle

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Bright, eye-catching color will draw children to this entertaining new board book series. Children can search and find Gregory the Goose camouflaged against the jungle-related backgrounds. Well-known author Hilary Robinson adds her humor and skill to this new series developed especially for toddlers and early learners.
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9781684641468
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