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What in the Wild?
What in the Wild?
Written by David Schwartz and Yael Schy, Photographed by Dwight Kuhn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463100
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What in the Wild?

Written by David Schwartz and Yael Schy
Photographed by Dwight Kuhn


Format: Hardcover, 44 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $16.99

From the creative team that brought us Where in the Wild? and Where ELSE in the Wild? come 10 new mysteries of the natural world for readers to solve. Kid-pleasing riddles paired with mystifying images give clues to guess: What creature made that pile of twigs, mass of leaves, frothy spittle... Read more >
Random House Treasury of Best-Loved Children's Poems
Random House Treasury of Best-Loved Children's Poems
Written by Patricia Klein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307497574
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Random House Treasury of Best-Loved Children's Poems

Written by Patricia Klein


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2010
Price: $9.99

This latest addition to the highly successful Random House poetry treasury series is a nostalgic collection of children's poems. This is the perfect assortment of poems for children, their parents, and other loved ones to read together.

• Features more than 100 poems by poets such as A.A. Milne, Christina Rossetti, Lewis... 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 >
Our Farm
Our Farm
Written by Maya Gottfried, Illustrated by Robert Rahway Zakanitch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375861185
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Our Farm
By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary
Written by Maya Gottfried
Illustrated by Robert Rahway Zakanitch


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $17.99

Maya the cow, J.D. the piglet, Hilda the sheep, and a dozen more animals all speak directly to the reader, showing off their unique personalities in this wonderful collection of poems. Master watercolorist Robert Rahway Zakanitch provides a portrait that perfectly captures the essence of each creature. Together the poems and... Read more >
Nest, Nook & Cranny
Nest, Nook & Cranny
Written by Susan Blackaby, Illustrated by Jamie Hogan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893503
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Nest, Nook & Cranny

Written by Susan Blackaby
Illustrated by Jamie Hogan


Format: Hardcover, 60 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $15.95

What's your habitat?

From tongue-in-cheek sonnets to lyrical free verse, this collection of poems explores the many kinds of home animals make for themselves. Readers experience different habitats--desert, grasslands, shoreline, wetland, and woodland--and the animals that call them home.

Jamie Hogan's expressive line art complements this clever anthology. Back matter provides more information... Read more >
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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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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Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love
Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love
Written by Pat Mora
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ISBN: 9780375896019
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Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love

Written by Pat Mora


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $6.99

Beloved children's book author and speaker Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart’s desire: the girl who loves swimming, plunging into the water that creates her own world; the guy who leaves flowers on the windshield... Read more >
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 >
A Surprise for the Nutbrown Hares: A Guess How Much I Love You Storybook
A Surprise for the Nutbrown Hares: A Guess How Much I Love You Storybook
Written by Sam McBratney, Illustrated by Anita Jeram
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780763641634
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A Surprise for the Nutbrown Hares: A Guess How Much I Love You Storybook

Written by Sam McBratney
Illustrated by Anita Jeram


Format: Board, 24 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $7.99

Little readers will love being in on the surprise in this enchanting new Guess How Much I Love You Storybook starring Big and Little Nutbrown Hare.

On a windy day, the Nutbrown Hares have been playing and chasing leaves, and now Big Nutbrown Hare has to rest. Imagine his surprise when he... Read more >
Winter Trees
Winter Trees
Written by Carole Gerber, Illustrated by Leslie Evans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580891691
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Winter Trees

Written by Carole Gerber
Illustrated by Leslie Evans


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $6.95

"Trees that once had leaves are bare.
They're dressed instead in lacy white.
Snow dusts their trunks and coats their limbs
with flakes that outline them with light."

Join a boy and his dog as they use their senses of sight and touch to identify seven common trees in the snow covered forest. Intricate illustrations... Read more >
Classic Poetry
Classic Poetry
Edited by Michael Rosen, Illustrated by Paul Howard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763642105
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Classic Poetry
Candlewick Illustrated Classic
Edited by Michael Rosen
Illustrated by Paul Howard


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $12.99

"Few anthologies for this age group include such a fi ne selection of works, introduce the poets so vividly, or provide such a rich collection of haunting illustrations." — Booklist

Poetry provides the best introduction to the marvels of the English language. This volume, collected by award-winning author Michael Rosen, presents a... Read more >
The Cuckoo's Haiku
The Cuckoo's Haiku
Written by Michael J. Rosen, Illustrated by Stan Fellows
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763630492
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The Cuckoo's Haiku
and Other Birding Poems
Written by Michael J. Rosen
Illustrated by Stan Fellows


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $17.99

A joyful primer on the pleasures of bird-watching merges haiku, notes for identifying species, and exquisite watercolor illustrations.

In spare and graceful words, poet and birder Michael J. Rosen captures
the forecasting call of the mysterious cuckoo as well as essential characteristics of more than twenty commonly seen North American birds. This artfully... Read more >
A Foot in the Mouth
A Foot in the Mouth
Illustrated by Chris Raschka, Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763606633
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A Foot in the Mouth
Poems to Speak, Sing and Shout
Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $17.99

Whether rhyming, tongue-tying, or defying structure, here are more than three dozen poems that simply beg to be read aloud. The creators of A POKE IN THE I and A KICK IN THE HEAD complete a triplet with this collection of lively rhymes and tricky tongue twisters, poems for more than... Read more >
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A Kick in the Head
A Kick in the Head
Illustrated by Chris Raschka, Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763641320
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A Kick in the Head
An Everyday Guide to Poetic Forms
Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $9.99

From the simplest couplet to the mind-boggling pantoum, the award-winning team behind A POKE IN THE I shows us the many fascinating ways poetic forms take shape.


In this splendid and playful volume — second of a trilogy — an acclaimed creative team presents examples of twenty-nine poetic forms, demonstrating not only... Read more >
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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 >
Flying Eagle
Flying Eagle
Written by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570916717
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Flying Eagle

Written by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $15.95

Tired hunter, must succeed.
Baby hungry mouth to feed.
Flying eagle, soaring high.
Blazing sunset, crimson sky.

The sun is setting, and the weary tawny eagle continues to soar and search over the vast Serengeti Plain. He has been hunting all day, and he will not stop until he finds food for his young chick... Read more >
I Love Our Earth
I Love Our Earth
Written by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson, Photographed by Dan Lipow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580891073
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I Love Our Earth

Written by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson
Photographed by Dan Lipow


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $7.95

Celebrate our home in this joyous, poetic tribute to the Earth's colors, climates, and seasons. Panoramic photographs capture the majesty of nature from swirling deserts to curling ocean waves. Close-ups reveal quieter treasures like springy moss and sunlit leaves. Tying all these wonders together are the faces of children from around... Read more >
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Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme
Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Meilo So
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385737272
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Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme

Selected by Jack Prelutsky
Illustrated by Meilo So


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $7.99

“Prelutsky has invented a method he calls ‘poemstarts’ to help children get started in writing poetry. He provides several introductory lines of a simple poem and then offers some open-ended suggestions for its completion. In this thematically organized collection, Prelutsky offers ten poemstarts on different popular themes, complemented by three short... Read more >
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Voices of Ancient Egypt
Voices of Ancient Egypt
Written by Kay Winters
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304002
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Voices of Ancient Egypt

Written by Kay Winters


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $6.95

Beautiful full-color illustrations and poems tell the stories of different occupations in ancient Egypt, from the farmer to the pyramid builder, from the goldsmith to the embalmer. Based on the latest historical research, Voices of Ancient Egypt conveys a dramatic sense of everyday life in this multicultural civilization. Read more >
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Falling Hard
Falling Hard
Edited by Betsy Franco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763634377
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Falling Hard
100 Love Poems by Teenagers
Edited by Betsy Franco


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $15.99

From an acclaimed anthologist comes this unforgettable collection
of one hundred poems by teenagers, capturing the vertigo-inducing realm of romantic love.


"But what I'll really mean is
are you ready to dive in?
This is not falling,
this is landing."

— From "Gift" by Portia Carryer, age 16


The poets are straight, gay, lesbian, bi, or transgender. They... Read more >
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Join Hands!
Join Hands!
Written by Pat Mora
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892025
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Join Hands!

Written by Pat Mora


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $15.95

Who doesn't love a good celebration? Whether you're marching in a pet parade or planning a masquerade, enjoying good times is always fun, especially when you can strut and ballyhoo with friends. From singing canciones to planning a hoopla day, Join Hands! joyfully celebrates the many ways that children build communities... Read more >
Big Talk
Big Talk
Written by Paul Fleischman, Illustrated by Beppe Giacobbe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763638054
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Big Talk
Poems for Four Voices
Written by Paul Fleischman
Illustrated by Beppe Giacobbe


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $7.99

"Following his Newbery Medal-winning Joyful Noise, Fleischman offers another collection of beautifully orchestrated, spirited poems for many voices." — BOOKLIST

These rousing, rib-tickling poems demand the joy of reading aloud. Settle back and chant "The Quiet Evenings Here," as Grandma rocks, the clock tick-tocks, and no one cares a hoot for the... Read more >
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The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts
The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts
Written by Allan Wolf, Illustrated by Greg Clarke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763638061
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The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts

Written by Allan Wolf
Illustrated by Greg Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $9.99

"Makes a terrific and enriching addition to any life-science course and a charming gateway into deeper discussions of the body." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Have you ever wondered what some of your body parts do? How many times a year your heart beats? How big your small intestines are? Which of your... Read more >
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