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Compost Stew

By: Mary McKenna Siddals
illustrated by: Ashley Wolff

From apple cores to zinnia heads, readers will discover the best ingredients for a successful compost pile!   Kids everywhere are knowledgeable about the environment and climate change. Not only is...

Thelonius Monster's Sky-High Fly-Pie

By: Judy Sierra

Thelonius Monster once swallowed a fly, and decided that flies would taste grand in a pie. That silly guy!Judy Sierra’s funny read-aloud romp presents a monster that children will love as he makes...

The Camel's Lament

By: Charles Santore

THE POOR CAMEL! While most creatures are prized, pampered, or at least tended to (down to the lowly pig!), the camel is our beast of burden, left to thirst, forage, and sleep in the merciless desert. This...


A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

First published in 1885, Stevenson's verses so truly reflect the feelings of young children--about being small, the bliss of going up in a swing so high, discovering one's shadow, happiness and sorrow...

The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night

By: Peter Spier

With art newly restored and colorized by Peter Spier, a beloved Caldecott Honor Book regains its original glory with this hardcover reissue of Spier’s spirited take on a classic American folk song."[Spier's]...

I Haiku You

By: Betsy E. Snyder

This giftable little picture book of haiku by award winner Betsy Snyder is something adults will love to give one another as much as they'll enjoy sharing it with the youngest listeners. Perfect for Valentine's...


Dog-Gone School

By: Amy Schmidt
photographs by: Ron Schmidt

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...

Twosomes: Love Poems from the Animal Kingdom

By: Marilyn Singer
illustrated by: Lee Wildish

Do animals celebrate Valentine's Day? Nobody knows for sure. But this funny (and punny) little book imagines how some of them declare their love, affection, or friendship any day of the year."Nice to Meetcha!...

Where Else in the Wild?

By: David M. Schwartz

Did you find that sneaky orchid mantis hiding on the cover?This book is full of similarly sly species-and they're all hiding in plain sight. Think you've spotted one? Lift the flap to find out!Each of...