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On the Farm
On the Farm
Written by David Elliott, Illustrated by Holly Meade
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763655914
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On the Farm

Written by David Elliott
Illustrated by Holly Meade


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
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A New York Ttimes best-selling author and a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator evoke life on a farm in a simple, lyrical text and boldly expressive images.

From the bull to the barn cat to the wild bunny, the farmyard bustles with life. The rooster crows, the rams clash, the bees buzz, and over... Read more >
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African Acrostics
African Acrostics
Written by Avis Harley, Photographed by Deborah Noyes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763658182
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African Acrostics
A Word in Edgeways
Written by Avis Harley
Photographed by Deborah Noyes


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $7.99

Look carefully! The wild animals of Africa spring to life in clever, lighthearted poems and compelling, evocative photographs.

Inside every acrostic is a secret message, often lurking in the first letter of each line (read top to bottom). But look out! These acrostics not only follow their subjects to Africa, but they... Read more >
Step Gently Out
Step Gently Out
Written by Helen Frost, Photographed by Rick Lieder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763656010
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Step Gently Out

Written by Helen Frost
Photographed by Rick Lieder


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $15.99

Stunning close-up photography and a lyrical text implore children to look more closely at the world around them.

Be still, and watch a single blade of grass.
An ant climbs up to look around.
A honeybee flies past.


What would happen if you walked very, very quietly and looked ever so carefully at the natural... 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 >
In the Sea
In the Sea
Written by David Elliott, Illustrated by Holly Meade
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763644987
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In the Sea

Written by David Elliott
Illustrated by Holly Meade


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $16.99

A New York Times best-selling author and a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator explore life in the ocean with clever poems and bold, expressive woodcuts.

The briny deep is home to an enormous variety of fascinating creatures, from the dainty sea horse to the fearsome shark, from the spiny sea urchin to the majestic... Read more >
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Out of This World: Poems and Facts about Space
Out of This World: Poems and Facts about Space
Written by Amy Sklansky, Illustrated by Stacey Schuett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375864599
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Out of This World: Poems and Facts about Space

Written by Amy Sklansky
Illustrated by Stacey Schuett


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $17.99

Amy Sklansky and Stacey Schuett give young explorers the moon and stars and beyond!

The mysteries of the universe and the science of space exploration are perennialy popular subjects, and Out of This World is a wonderful introduction. Amy Sklansky has written evocative poems about planets and stars and rockets and... Read more >
Outside Your Window
Outside Your Window
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Mark Hearld
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763655495
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Outside Your Window
A First Book of Nature
Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Mark Hearld


Format: Hardcover, 108 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $19.99

This gorgeously illustrated volume of poetry — sprinkled with facts and fun things to do — sows an early love for nature in all its beauty and wonder.

The buzz of bees in summertime. The tracks of a bird in the winter snow. This beautiful book captures all the sights and sounds... Read more >
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
Written by Langston Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307803153
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The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $9.99

Illus. in black-and-white. This classic collection of poetry is available in a handsome new gift edition that includes seven additional poems written after The Dream Keeper was first published. In a larger format, featuring Brian Pinkney's scratchboard art on every spread, Hughes's inspirational message to young people is as relevant today... Read more >
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Winterberries and Apple Blossoms
Winterberries and Apple Blossoms
Written by Nan Forler, Illustrated by Peter Ertil Snyder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492547
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Winterberries and Apple Blossoms
Reflections and Flavors of a Mennonite Year
Written by Nan Forler
Illustrated by Peter Ertil Snyder


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $22.95

With an evocative poem for every month of the year, young Naomi introduces us to her family and hosts a journey through the seasonal rhythms of her rural Mennonite community.

In the winter there’s a quilting bee with chattering, friendly women to warm the frigid night, visits to a general store with... Read more >
The Hound Dog's Haiku
The Hound Dog's Haiku
Written by Michael J. Rosen, Illustrated by Mary Azarian
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763644994
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The Hound Dog's Haiku
and Other Poems for Dog Lovers
Written by Michael J. Rosen
Illustrated by Mary Azarian


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $17.99

A deft (and dog-loving) poet teams up with a Caldecott-winning artist in a fun, fetching haiku collection for anyone who's ever loved a dog.

A corgi dozes with paws in the air. A bloodhound burrows into a scent. A border collie tracks a herd of cows. A wagging spaniel leaps for joy... Read more >
A Little Bitty Man and Other Poems for the Very Young
A Little Bitty Man and Other Poems for the Very Young
Written by Halfdan Rasmussen, Marilyn Nelson and Pamela Espeland, Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763623791
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A Little Bitty Man and Other Poems for the Very Young

Written by Halfdan Rasmussen, Marilyn Nelson and Pamela Espeland
Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.99

From a team of luminaries comes this collection of truly delightful verse for the littlest listeners.

Translated from the original works of beloved Danish poet Halfdan Rasmussen, this delightful collection of poems for young children will enthrall little ones with captivating rhyme, rhythm, humor, and charm. Kevin Hawkes’s enchanting, light-filled illustrations bring... 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 >
Where in the Wild?
Where in the Wild?
Written by David M. Schwartz and Yael Schy, Photographed by Dwight Kuhn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781582463995
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Where in the Wild?
Camouflaged Creatures Concealed... and Revealed
Written by David M. Schwartz and Yael Schy
Photographed by Dwight Kuhn


Format: Trade Paperback, 44 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $8.99

Ten creatures await, camouflaged in artful, full-page photographs, while playful poems offer clues about each animal's identity and whereabouts. Think you've spotted one? Lift one of ten gatefolds to find out. A full page of fascinating information accompanies each animal so readers can learn how nature's camouflage serves hunter and hunted... Read more >
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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 >
Caterpillars
Caterpillars
Written by Marilyn Singer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780979745577
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Caterpillars

Written by Marilyn Singer


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

Caterpillars attract children like magnets--their shapes, colors, and locomotion styles are impossible to resist. Now children can explore the dazzling diversity of the world's caterpillars illustrated in hundreds of full-color photographs. The charm of these larval forms of moths and butterflies is captured in verse and easy-to-follow narrative text by award-winning... 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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A Primer About the Flag
A Primer About the Flag
Written by Marvin Bell, Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763649913
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A Primer About the Flag

Written by Marvin Bell
Illustrated by Chris Raschka


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $15.99

What is a flag? Noted poet Marvin Bell and award-winning illustrator Chris Raschka offer a whimsical investigation.

We see all sorts of flags every day. But why do we have them, and what are they for? In a book at once playful and thought provoking, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka illustrates Marvin Bell’s... Read more >
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 >
Falling Hard
Falling Hard
Edited by Betsy Franco
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763648398
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Falling Hard
100 Love Poems by Teenagers
Edited by Betsy Franco


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $6.99

“The quality here is head and shoulders above most young writers’ collections, and in fact it’s well above many adult anthologies as well.”
— Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

The poets are straight, gay, lesbian, bi, or transgender. They live next door or across an ocean; they are innocent... Read more >
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Amazing Peace
Amazing Peace
Written by Maya Angelou, Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375982750
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Amazing Peace
A Christmas Poem
Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $7.99

In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.”

Read by the... Read more >
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The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
Written by Susan Magsamen
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426307263
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The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
Favorite Adventures, Stories, Poems, and Songs for Making Lasting Memories
Written by Susan Magsamen


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $28.90

This rich and nostalgic book of wonders is a collection of art, literature, and activities custom-made for the family bookshelf. It is broken into five sections that illuminate a child’s world and interests—Magic and Make-Believe, Outdoor Exploring, Crafts and Construction, Yummy for the Tummy, and Bedtime, Bathtime, and Dreamtime. Children and... Read more >
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The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
Written by Susan Magsamen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307157
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The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
Favorite Adventures, Stories, Poems, and Songs for Making Lasting Memories
Written by Susan Magsamen


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $19.95

This rich and nostalgic book of wonders is a collection of art, literature, and activities custom-made for the family bookshelf. It is broken into five sections that illuminate a child’s world and interests—Magic and Make-Believe, Outdoor Exploring, Crafts and Construction, Yummy for the Tummy, and Bedtime, Bathtime, and Dreamtime. Children and... Read more >
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Switching on the Moon
Switching on the Moon
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas, Compiled by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763642495
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Switching on the Moon
A Very First Book of Bedtime Poems
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Compiled by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $21.99

This wide-ranging collection of bedtime poems is an inspired baby gift that will find a treasured place on children’s nightstands everywhere.

From the hoot of an owl to the horns of the city, from children giggling in the bath to the hushed notes of a lullaby, here is an exquisite anthology that... Read more >
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