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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
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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

Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher


Format: eBook0
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 >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
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 >
In the Wild
In the Wild
Written by David Elliott, Illustrated by Holly Meade
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763644970
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In the Wild

Written by David Elliott
Illustrated by Holly Meade


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $16.99

The stellar team who brought us On the Farm present a companion book evoking creatures of the wild in simple, clever poems and vibrant woodcuts.

From the lion standing alone on the African savannah to the panda in a bamboo forest, from the rhinoceros with its boot-like face to the Arctic polar... Read more >
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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
Format: eBook
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 >
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