Children's Books

Howl Like a Wolf!: Learn to Think, Move, and Act Like 15 Amazing Animals

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$18.95
2018 INDIES Winner Gold, Juvenile Nonfiction (Children's)
Gold Mom's Choice Award Winner
2019 National Parenting Product Awards Winner
Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year Award Winner
Honor Book for the 2018 Montana Book Awards
Nautilus Book Awards Gold Winner

What does it feel like to "see" with your ears like a bat or go through a full body transformation like a frog? Can you wriggle in and out of tight places like an octopus, camouflage yourself like a leopard, or do a waggle dance like a honeybee? This creative and beautifully illustrated interactive guide makes learning about animals fun for children ages 6 and up. Fifteen animals explain their amazing feats and invite kids to enter their world by mimicking their behavior -- an imaginative approach to learning that fosters curiosity, empathy, and dramatic play.

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Hurry, Santa!

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$7.99
From award-winning author Tomie dePaola comes a witty and charming Christmas tale about Santa getting ready for his big night until...oh no, he's really got to GO...to the potty!

Hurry, Santa!
No time to rest,
It's Christmas Eve.
And time to get dressed!

It's finally time for Santa to prepare for the most magical night of the year! But before he can spread Christmas cheer to every boy and girl, he must hurry up and get ready. Just when he's almost out the door, Santa runs back inside because OH NO! Santa's got to GO!

Little ones will be chuckling with merry laughter when they find out that even Santa needs to go to the potty!

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Hush-A-Bye Bunny

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$14.99
This charming two-sided cloth book combines a variety of touch-and-feel fabrics to share with a little one. With a gentle, rhyming text and child-friendly contemporary art, it's the perfect book for night and day, sleep and play.
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9781610674867
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Hush-A-Bye Owl

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$14.99
This charming two-sided cloth book combines a variety of touch-and-feel fabrics to share with a little one. With a gentle, rhyming text and child-friendly contemporary art, it's the perfect book for night and day, sleep and play.
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9781610674850
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I Am Enough

$18.99

A #1 New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Choice Awards picture book winner! This is the perfect gift for mothers and daughters, baby showers, and graduation.

This gorgeous, lyrical ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another comes from Empire actor and activist Grace Byers and talented newcomer artist Keturah A. Bobo.

We are all here for a purpose. We are more than enough. We just need to believe it.

Plus don't miss I Believe I Can--the next beautiful picture celebrating self-esteem from Grace Byers and Keturah A. Bobo!

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I am Frida Kahlo

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$15.99
The famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is the 23rd hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series from Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of an icon in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This book features Frida Kahlo, the renowned Mexican painter and activist. After surviving a bus crash, she made her mark in art history for her unique way of looking at the world and integrating her own image and life into her paintings.

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9780525555988
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I Am Kind: A Little Book About Abraham Lincoln

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$7.99
The littlest readers can learn about Abraham Lincoln in this board book version of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World biography.

This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. In this new board book format, the very youngest readers can learn about one of America's icons in the series's signature lively, conversational style. The short text focuses on drawing inspiration from these iconic heroes, and includes an interactive element and factual tidbits that young kids will be able to connect with. This volume tells the story of Abraham Lincoln, America's sixteenth president.

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9780525552956
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I Am Smart, I Am Blessed, I Can Do Anything!

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$17.99
Based on a viral video comes the story of one boy's positive energy and how a sunny outlook can turn everything around.

It's a new day and Ayaan has woken up on the wrong side of the bed, where nothing feels quite right. What if he doesn't know the answer at school? What if he messes up? But as he sets out that morning, all it takes is a few reminders from his mom and some friends in the neighborhood to remind him that a new day is a good day because...
HE IS SMART,
HE IS BLESSED,
AND HE CAN DO ANYTHING!

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9780593206607
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I Don't Want to Wash My Hands!

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$8.99
From beloved children's author and illustrator Tony Ross, comes a fun to read and humorous take on the importance of handwashing.

The Little Princess does not want to wash her hands. After all, she's already washed her hands so many times!

She's washed her hands before eating and after going outside. She's washed her hands after sneezing and using the potty. Why should she wash her hands anymore?

Well, because of germs and nasties, she's told, which are too small to even see! But if they get inside your body, they can make you ill. Not even a Princess wants to be in bed all day!

Now the Little Princess knows just what to do! She's got just one more question... Have you washed your hands?

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9780593324820
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I Dream of a Journey

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$16.99
Akiko Miyakoshi's enchanting picture book explores how an innkeeper who spends his days at the crossroads of others' journeys secretly longs to have adventures of his own.People from all over the world come and go at the innkeeper's little hotel. He enjoys meeting them, and many even become his friends. Only, sometimes, when he goes to sleep at night, the desire to travel far away himself wells up inside him. He dreams of packing a big bag and journeying wherever he pleases, from one unfamiliar town to another. He imagines stopping to visit friends and having wonderful and unexpected experiences. The innkeeper continues to go about his daily routine at his hotel, but, someday, he is sure, he will explore the world.This beautiful picture book from multi-award-winning and internationally bestselling author-illustrator Akiko Miyakoshi thoughtfully speaks to the common experience of longing for something new and exciting, while feeling comfort in the familiar. The artwork's muted colors and soft focus give it a dreamlike quality and, paired with the spare, simple text, invokes wonder, leaving many questions open to interpretation. This book perfectly captures the feeling of wanderlust, of being curious about the world, wanting to see other places and how other people live. It could ignite intriguing conversations with children about what they long to do. Its message is also likely to resonate with adults.
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I Feel... Anxious

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$14.99

Explore the complex world of feelings with the uplifting and acclaimed I Feel... series! Help children understand the confusing and sometimes scary feelings they experience with I Feel... Anxious.

Sometimes I feel anxious. Sometimes I feel worried. And sometimes these unsettling feelings can grow until they feel totally overwhelming! It's hard to feel this way, but there are lots of things to do to help me feel better. I'll just take it one step at a time!

With fun, witty illustrations and simple, straightforward text, I Feel...Anxious addresses the common feelings that come with being a child. This book makes it easy for kids to identify how they're feeling--and have fun too.

Own the whole series!
I Feel...
I Feel... Different
I Feel... Awesome
I Feel... Lonely
I Feel... Meh
I Feel... Too!
I Feel... Sick
I Feel... Allergic
I Feel... Angry
I Feel... Something

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9781728235431
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I Feel... Lonely

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$14.99

Sometimes, kids just feel lonely and they don't know what to do about it. I Feel...Lonely helps kids identify complicated feeling of loneliness and reassures them that it's alright to feel this way sometimes, and that this feeling will eventually pass.

Sometimes I feel lonely.
Like I don't have a friend.
So I head to my room
And start to pretend...

Celebrated by therapists, psychologists, teachers, and parents, DJ Corchin's I Feel... series is a wonderful tool to help children develop self-awareness for their feelings and those of their friends. With fun, witty illustrations, straightforward text, these social-emotional books for kids makes it easy for children to identify their emotions--and have fun too!

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I Found A Kitty!

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$17.99
It doesn't get any cuter! This sequel to the New York Times bestseller Can I Be Your Dog? (which appeared on the TODAY show) has Arfy the dog trying to find a forever home for an abandoned kitten!

Lucky dog Arfy has a home. When he discovers a homeless kitten, Arfy hopes Scamper can come live with him, but--achoo!--his person is allergic to cats! So, Arfy writes persuasive letters to prospective owners about what a great pet Scamper would make. But somehow these matches aren't made in heaven. If Scamper can't live with any of them, where will he go? He needs a quiet home where he could make people as happy as they'll make him, full of laps, pats and purrs, and yarn balls....Arfy thinks he knows just the place!!

Another winning, heart-tugging story that's perfect for cat lovers, dog lovers, and pet adoption advocates. Troy Cummings writes a great read aloud, and the book showcases many styles of letters, making it appealing to parents and teachers looking to teach the lost art of written communication. Helpful tips in the backmatter inform children how they can help the plight of homeless animals.

Praise for Can I Be Your Dog? It's an instant classic in our household. --#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas

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9781984831866
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I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

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$7.99
This rollicking board book retelling of the classic children's song is perfect for reading aloud-and now is reissued with a brighter, bolder cover and larger trim size.

This favorite, funny folk song illustrated with bright, irresistible pictures will delight babies and toddlers. The board book format is perfect for little hands to hold and young children will enjoy pointing to all the animals the old lady swallows--beginning with a fly, and continuing to include a spider, bird, cat, dog, goat, and cow--before she finally goes too far and swallows a horse. Now, she's full of course!

With its playful rhythm, rhyme, and repetition, this is a perfect read-aloud for little ones and ideal for tucking into a stroller.

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9780316537339
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I Like Trains

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$15.99
Daisy Hirst's charming ode to a toddler's love of trains, featuring her sweet signature artwork

Whether sending toy animals on a journey around a model track or driving a cardboard-box locomotive, this little puppy really likes trains. All aboard! But best of all is riding a real train to visit someone special--and playing with more trains there! Simple yet evocative prose and pictures make this a delightful read for the youngest train enthusiasts.

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9781536212761
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I Love You, Daddy

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$9.99
This book takes a lovely look at the love shared between fathers and babies everywhere.

Children will adore meeting the cutest father and baby animal pairs, from monkeys in the rainforest to chickens on the farm. Bright photographs are accompanied by fun rhyming text perfect for reading aloud to your little one. Children will love to list all the different things their dads do for them, and why they love them so much. And daddies will, too! This adorable board book makes the ideal gift for amazing dads.

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9781465494344
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I Really Want to Win

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Perfect for fans of mischievous storytime favorites like Pig the Pug, The Bad Seed, and Eloise comes a winning story about a spunky heroine and her sidekick pup who are ready to WIN!

Today is Sports Day, I can't wait.

And as I know that I'll be great,

I've planned how I will celebrate...

Because I'm going to WIN.

Our heroine and her sidekick pup have their eyes on the prize and are ready to find something to WIN. They compete in a spelling bee, a dancing contest, hide-and-seek, and more in search of a shiny medal. But what will happen if they... don't walk away the winner? Playfully tackling themes of competition, good sportsmanship, and being a fair loser (and winner!), I Really Want to Win joyfully reminds readers that, sometimes, winning isn't everything. With rollicking rhyming text from Simon Philip, bold, expressive illustrations from Lucia Gaggiotti, and a spunky heroine in the middle of it all, this follow-up to I Really Want the Cake is sure to be a winner!

A great conversation starter about the frustrations of competition and the search for a personal passion. -- Kirkus Reviews

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9781338680515
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I Sang You Down from the Stars

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$18.99
This unique baby book sings with Native cultural detail, while striking a universal chord in its celebration of the blossoming of love that comes with expecting and welcoming a new baby--with art by New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade
As she waits for the arrival of her new baby, a mother-to-be gathers gifts to create a sacred bundle. A white feather, cedar and sage, a stone from the river . . .

Each addition to the bundle will offer the new baby strength and connection to tradition, family, and community. As they grow together, mother and baby will each have gifts to offer each other.

Tasha Spillett-Sumner and Michaela Goade, two Indigenous creators, bring beautiful words and luminous art together in a resonant celebration of the bond between mother and child.

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9780316493161
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I Voted: Making a Choice Makes a Difference

$18.99
With the next presidential election upon us, this witty, nonpartisan book will help explain the concept of voting to the youngest readers.

I Voted explains the concept of choosing, individually, and as a group, from making a simple choice: Which do you like better, apples or oranges?, to selecting a class pet, to even more complicated decisions, like electing community representatives.

You may not always get want you want, but there are strategies to better your odds!

Serge Bloch's effortless and charming illustrations paired with Mark Shulman's funny and timely text create a perfect resource for discussing current events with your children.

Backmatter includes information about the United States electoral process.

Selected for the CBC Champions of Change Showcase
A Junior Library Guild Selection!

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9780823445615
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I Yam a Donkey!

$17.99
Even frustrated grammarians will giggle at the who's-on-first routine that begins with a donkey's excited announcement, "I yam a donkey!" Unfortunately the donkey's audience happens to be a yam, and one who is particular about sloppy pronunciation and poor grammar. An escalating series of misunderstandings leaves the yam furious and the clueless donkey bewildered by the yam's growing (and amusing) frustration. The yam finally gets his point across, but regrettably, he's made the situation a little bit too clear . . . and the story ends with a dark and outrageously funny twist.
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9780544087200
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I'm Trying to Love Math

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$17.99
Children's Choice Award winner Bethany Barton applies her signature humor to the scariest subject of all: math!

Do multiplication tables give you hives? Do you break out in a sweat when you see more than a few numbers hanging out together? Then I'm Trying to Love Math is for you! In her signature hilarious style, Bethany Barton introduces readers to the things (and people) that use math in amazing ways -- like music, and spacecraft, and even baking cookies! This isn't a how-to math book, it's a way to think differently about math as a necessary and cool part of our lives!

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9780451480903
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I'm Trying to Love Rocks

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$17.99
The fourth totally awesome, funny, and incredibly informative book in the I'm Trying to Love... book series!

Think rocks are boring? Hard to like? Kinda just sit there, doing nothing?
Why even write a whole book about them
Bethany Barton will tell you why . . . because we wouldn't be here if there were no rocks!
From the Grand Canyon to volcanos to diamonds and fossils, geology--the study of rocks--shows us where we've been and where we're going. With tons of humor and scores of fascinating facts, Bethany Barton introduces younger readers to geology and why rocks matter . . . enough to write a whole book about them!

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9780451480958
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If da Vinci Painted a Dinosaur

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$17.95

In this sequel to the tour de force children's art-history picture book If Picasso Painted a Snowman, Amy Newbold conveys nineteen artists' styles in a few deft words, while Greg Newbold's chameleon-like artistry shows us Edgar Degas' dinosaur ballerinas, Cassius Coolidge's dinosaurs playing Go Fish, Hokusai's dinosaurs surfing a giant wave, and dinosaurs smelling flowers in Mary Cassatt's garden; grazing in Grandma Moses' green valley; peeking around Diego Rivera's orchids in Frida Kahlo's portrait; tiptoeing through Baishi's inky bamboo; and cavorting, stampeding, or hiding in canvases by Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, Franz Marc, Harrison Begay, Alma Thomas, Aaron Douglas, Mark Rothko, Lois Mailou Jones, Marguerite Zorach, and Edvard Munch. And, of course, striking a Mona Lisa pose for Leonardo da Vinci.

As in If Picasso Painted a Snowman, our guide for this tour is an engaging beret-topped hamster who is joined in the final pages by a tiny dino artist. Thumbnail biographies of the artists identify their iconic works, completing this tour of the creative imagination.

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9780884486671
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If Monet Painted a Monster

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Edward Hopper's monster lurks outside the nighthawks' diner. James Whistler's monster rocks in her chair. Monsters invade masterpieces by Dorthea Tanning, Paul Cezanne, M.C. Escher, Jean Michel Basquiat, Giuseppe Archimboldo, Rene Magritte, Henri Rousseau, Franz Kline, Frida Kahlo, Bob Thompson, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Thomas Hart Benton, and Helen Frankenthaler. The monster emerging from Claude Monet's waterlilies is unforgettable.

Our guide for this romp through re-imagined masterpieces is an engaging hamster. Thumbnail biographies of the artists identify their iconic works.

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9780884487685
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If We Were Gone: Imagining the World without People

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$19.99

Water, air, sunlight, plants . . . we need these elements to live in this world. But does the world need us? And what would happen to the world if humans were gone? This is the premise of a thought-provoking picture book from John Coy. His insightful text explores how nature would reclaim the planet, accompanied by Natalie Capannelli's gorgeous watercolor illustrations. Back matter gives further context and discusses what kids (and all of us) can do to truly help our planet.

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