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Poem-mobiles
Poem-mobiles
Written by J. Patrick Lewis and Douglas Florian, Illustrated by Jeremy Holmes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375866906
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Poem-mobiles
Crazy Car Poems
Written by J. Patrick Lewis and Douglas Florian
Illustrated by Jeremy Holmes


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.99

The U.S. Children's Poet Laureate and an award-winning children's poet join their prolific forces in this picture book of poems about cars. But they're not just any cars: there's the "Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy" ("So unique there is no copy"); the Bathtub Limosine ("With hot water heating / And porcelain seating"); and the "High... Read more >
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Poem-mobiles
Poem-mobiles
Written by J. Patrick Lewis and Douglas Florian, Illustrated by Jeremy Holmes
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375966903
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Poem-mobiles
Crazy Car Poems
Written by J. Patrick Lewis and Douglas Florian
Illustrated by Jeremy Holmes


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $20.99

The U.S. Children's Poet Laureate and an award-winning children's poet join their prolific forces in this picture book of poems about cars. But they're not just any cars: there's the "Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy" ("So unique there is no copy"); the Bathtub Limosine ("With hot water heating / And porcelain seating"); and the "High... Read more >
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Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters (Sesame Street)
Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters (Sesame Street)
Written by Sarah Albee, Illustrated by Maggie Swanson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385388559
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Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters (Sesame Street)

Written by Sarah Albee
Illustrated by Maggie Swanson


Format: eBook, 24 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2013
Price: $4.99

Packed into the pages of this sturdy Sesame Street board book is a collection of tongue-tripping rhymes about everyone's favorite Sesame Street Muppets, including Elmo, Grover, Ernie, Bert, Betty Lou, Herry, Hoots the owl, and Oscar. The rhyming language and singsong rhythm of tongue twisters are key concepts in language development... Read more >
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Good Dog
Good Dog
Written by Maya Gottfried
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307983510
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Good Dog

Written by Maya Gottfried


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2013
Price: $6.99

In this heart-stealing picture book, fine artist Robert Rahway Zakanitch gives us 16 masterful, soulful, impossibly expressive portraits of dogs, and Maya Gottfried wonderfully captures their voices and inner personalities in 16 enchanting poems. It’s a doggie delight!

These dogs beg to be patted, tickled, scratched, and ruffled. Which one will... Read more >
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Dog-Gone School
Dog-Gone School
Written by Amy Schmidt, Photographed by Ron Schmidt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375869747
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Dog-Gone School

Written by Amy Schmidt
Photographed by Ron Schmidt


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $16.99

This photographic book of school-themed poems is sure to delight dog lovers and poetry fans alike. As they did in the companion title, Loose Leashes, this husband-and-wife team combine his photographs with her poetry for a whimsical marriage of images and words.  Read more >
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Dog-Gone School
Dog-Gone School
Written by Amy Schmidt, Photographed by Ron Schmidt
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375969744
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Dog-Gone School

Written by Amy Schmidt
Photographed by Ron Schmidt


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $19.99

This photographic book of school-themed poems is sure to delight dog lovers and poetry fans alike. As they did in the companion title, Loose Leashes, this husband-and-wife team combine his photographs with her poetry for a whimsical marriage of images and words.  Read more >
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World Rat Day
World Rat Day
Written by J. Patrick Lewis, Illustrated by Anna Raff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763654023
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World Rat Day
Poems About Real Holidays You've Never Heard Of
Written by J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrated by Anna Raff


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $15.99

From the Children’s Poet Laureate comes a year-round ode to wacky holidays just begging to be celebrated.

Nobody should ever forget Ewe on Ohio Sheep Day (July 14). No mata mata how hard they may try on World Turtle Day (May 23). If you’ve never heard of Dragon Appreciation Day, International Cephalopod... Read more >
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
Compiled by J. Patrick Lewis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426310096
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National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar!
Compiled by J. Patrick Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.95

Named one of the Best Children's Books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews!

Named one of the top Children's Books of 2012 by the New York Public Library!

"Add a little natural wonder to your poetry shelves. Because if we’re talking about the best possible compliment to your eyes and ears alike, few have... Read more >
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National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
Compiled by J. Patrick Lewis
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310546
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National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar!
Compiled by J. Patrick Lewis


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 192 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $28.90

Named one of the Best Children's Books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews!

"Add a little natural wonder to your poetry shelves. Because if we’re talking about the best possible compliment to your eyes and ears alike, few have as many perks and grand moments as this." School Library Journal starred review
 
"Out of a windless August... Read more >
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Animal Snacks
Animal Snacks
Written by Dawn Cusick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780983201458
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Animal Snacks

Written by Dawn Cusick


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $15.95

Dazzling four-color photographs show iguanas eating cactus, turtles eating sea anemones, fish eating crabs, crabs eating coral, snails eating frog eggs, plus dozens of surprise meals. Think all birds eat the same food? Think again. Birds eat seeds, nectar, fruit, snakes, fish, small mammals, insects, crabs, carrion, and even other birds... Read more >
Last Laughs
Last Laughs
Written by J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Jeffery Stewart Timmins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892605
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Last Laughs
Animal Epitaphs
Written by J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Jeffery Stewart Timmins


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $16.95

Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and the inimitable Jane Yolen team up in this ironic and witty take on the last moments in the lives of a variety of animals. Each poem in this darkly humorous collection is an epitaph of a different animal. Grouped by animal type, these posthumous... Read more >
Pigmares
Pigmares
Written by Doug Cushman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580894012
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Pigmares

Written by Doug Cushman


Format: Hardcover, 44 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $12.95

When a young pig watches monster movies before bed, he's in for some tail-curling nightmares. From the Phantom Hog of the Opera to the Porker from the Black Lagoon, seventeen poems put a pigmarish spin on creepy classics. Illustrations evoke retro movie posters with hog-wild humor. Read more >
Take Two!
Take Two!
Written by J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763637026
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Take Two!
A Celebration of Twins
Written by J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Sophie Blackall


Format: Hardcover, 72 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $17.99

Know some twins, or expecting to? This twinspired collection pairs poems and pictures in a lighthearted salute to the many twins among us.

Old twins, new twins, famous twins, not-at-all-alike twins, side-byside twins, let's play twins, not-yet twins, mirror twins — all kinds of twins! — come together in a collection of... Read more >
A Dazzling Display of Dogs
A Dazzling Display of Dogs
Written by Betsy Franco, Illustrated by Michael Wertz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307974464
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A Dazzling Display of Dogs

Written by Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Michael Wertz


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $9.99

From the award-winning team behind A Curious Collection of Cats comes a new collection of visual poems celebrating all things canine—from obedience school, to backyard break outs, to flatulent Fidos. Whether your best friend is a plucky Jack Russell, an indecisive basset hound, or a poodle with an indiscriminate appetite, you're... Read more >
Animal Fights
Animal Fights
Written by Catherine Ham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780983201403
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Animal Fights

Written by Catherine Ham


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

Animals fight for many reasons--to protect territories, offspring, and mates, and sometimes just to warn against bad behavior--and in many different ways. Giraffes, for instance, attack each other by ramming heads, while turkeys and camels wrestle with their necks, and zebras fight with kicks and bites. Monkey fights look and sound... Read more >
Animal Naps
Animal Naps
Written by Catherine Ham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780983201410
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Animal Naps

Written by Catherine Ham


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

Fun, full-color photographs illustrate the sleeping habits and locales of more than two dozen animals. Leopards, koalas, and some types of monkeys sleep high in trees, while seals and tortoises doze on sandy beaches in the sunshine. Kangaroos cover their eyes with their paws, and some types of bats pull their... Read more >
Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters (Sesame Street)
Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters (Sesame Street)
Written by Sarah Albee, Illustrated by Maggie Swanson
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780375872495
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Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters (Sesame Street)

Written by Sarah Albee
Illustrated by Maggie Swanson


Format: Board, 24 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $4.99

Packed into the pages of this sturdy Sesame Street board book is a collection of tongue-tripping rhymes about everyone's favorite Sesame Street Muppets, including Elmo, Grover, Ernie, Bert, Betty Lou, Herry, Hoots the owl, and Oscar. The rhyming language and singsong rhythm of tongue twisters are key concepts in language development... Read more >
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The Swamps of Sleethe
The Swamps of Sleethe
Written by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Jimmy Pickering
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375986314
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The Swamps of Sleethe
Poems From Beyond the Solar System
Written by Jack Prelutsky
Illustrated by Jimmy Pickering


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

Jack Prelutsky’s exploration of outer space is not for the faint of heart. No friendly little E.T.–type aliens await your arrival. There are many imaginative ways to perish in these darkly comedic cautionary verses about unexplored worlds so far beyond our solar system. The final poem is an environmental tour de... Read more >
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What's for Dinner?
What's for Dinner?
Written by Katherine B. Hauth, Illustrated by David Clark
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570914720
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What's for Dinner?
Quirky, Squirmy Poems from the Animal World
Written by Katherine B. Hauth
Illustrated by David Clark


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $8.95

Dinner is Served.

What in nature could be more poetic than the hunt for food and the struggle for survival? In twenty-nine poems readers will squirm at the realities of how the animal world catches food, eats it, and becomes dinner in turn. In these quirky poems readers are introduced to many... Read more >
Everybody Was a Baby Once
Everybody Was a Baby Once
Written by Allan Ahlberg, Illustrated by Bruce Ingman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763646820
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Everybody Was a Baby Once
and Other Poems
Written by Allan Ahlberg
Illustrated by Bruce Ingman


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $15.99

The irresistible duo of Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman return with an original collection of wry and playful poems for young readers.

They’re back! The inspired creators of THE RUNAWAY DINNER and THE PENCIL serve up a shouting, screaming, smiling, whistling, playing, chasing, rhyming romp. Nineteen impishly illustrated poems present a unique... Read more >
Ocean Soup: Tide-Pool Poems
Ocean Soup: Tide-Pool Poems
Written by Stephen R. Swinburne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892001
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Ocean Soup: Tide-Pool Poems

Written by Stephen R. Swinburne


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

Dive in for a taste of tide pool soup!

When the tide goes out, a briny soup is trapped among the rocks. Playful poems introduce readers to ten salty tide-pool creatures--from a self-satisfied anemone that brags about its home to barnacles that perform a rap about their feeding technique. The poems are... Read more >
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Ocean Soup: Tide-Pool Poems
Ocean Soup: Tide-Pool Poems
Written by Stephen R. Swinburne, Illustrated by Mary Peterson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892018
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Ocean Soup: Tide-Pool Poems

Written by Stephen R. Swinburne
Illustrated by Mary Peterson


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $7.95

Dive in for a taste of tide pool soup!

When the tide goes out, a briny soup is trapped among the rocks. Playful poems introduce readers to ten salty tide-pool creatures--from a self-satisfied anemone that brags about its home to barnacles that perform a rap about their feeding technique. The poems are... Read more >
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Messing Around on the Monkey Bars
Messing Around on the Monkey Bars
Written by Betsy Franco, Illustrated by Jessie Hartland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763631741
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Messing Around on the Monkey Bars
and Other School Poems for Two Voices
Written by Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Jessie Hartland


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: July 28, 2009
Price: $18.99

Out on the playground, kids are skipping rope and making trades. In the library, they’re whispering, fi dgeting, and giggling. In the classroom, they’re learning their lessons...or spinning tales about why they haven’t turned in their homework. Throughout this collection of nineteen poems — ideal for reading aloud in pairs, but... Read more >
The Swamps of Sleethe
The Swamps of Sleethe
Written by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Jimmy Pickering
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375846748
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The Swamps of Sleethe
Poems From Beyond the Solar System
Written by Jack Prelutsky
Illustrated by Jimmy Pickering


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.99

Jack Prelutsky’s exploration of outer space is not for the faint of heart. No friendly little E.T.–type aliens await your arrival. There are many imaginative ways to perish in these darkly comedic cautionary verses about unexplored worlds so far beyond our solar system. The final poem is an environmental tour de... Read more >
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Tale of Tales
Tale of Tales
Written by Tony Mitton, Illustrated by Peter Bailey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560490
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Tale of Tales

Written by Tony Mitton
Illustrated by Peter Bailey


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $10.99

A new offering by award-winning poet Tony Mitton, beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey.

Short installments comprise The Tale of Tales, the story of a group of animals making their way to Volcano Valley to hear the Tale of Tales, the greatest story ever told. Along the way, the animals meet new travelers... Read more >
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