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Katy and the Big Snow
Katy and the Big Snow
Paperback      ISBN: 0395185629

Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs.In 2009, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Virginia Lee Burton's birth. As part of this celebration a glitter-cover edition of Katy and the Big Snow, complete with snowy stickers, has been created. In this enduring winter favorite from the Caldecott Medal winner Burton, Katy the snowplow finally gets her chance to shine when a blizzard blankets the city and everyone is relying on Katy to help dig out. This new paperback is perfect for gift giving. Children love sharing Katy's shining moment of glory and will inevitably admire her "chug, chug, chug" endurance.

Horton Hatches the Egg
Horton Hatches the Egg
Hardcover      ISBN: 039480077x
The Dr. Seuss classic that first introduced Horton the Elephant celebrates its 80th anniversary The new matte finish cover makes it a perfect gift


Beloved by generations for his kindness and loyalty, Horton the Elephant is one of the most iconic and honorable characters in children's literature--as well as the star of two books and a short story by Dr. Seuss (Horton Hatches the Egg, Horton Hears a Who , and Horton and the Kwuggerbug.) In this book--the comic classic in which Horton utters the line I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. . . . An elephant's faithful, one hundred per cent --we see his integrity rewarded with a surprise ending that will delight readers of all ages. Told with Dr. Seuss's signature rhymes and trademark illustrations, this is a tale that will be enjoyed over and over, by reader and listener alike. It makes a perfect gift for birthdays and holidays, and is ideal for sparking discussions about kindness, values, and loyalty. As timeless today as it was in 1940, a peel-off 80th-anniversary sticker on the front cover also makes it great for collectors
The Wump World
The Wump World
Paperback      ISBN: 0395311292

The Pollutians invade the Wump World and turn the green meadows into a concrete jungle.

The Paper Bag Princess
The Paper Bag Princess
Paperback      ISBN: 0920236162

This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty--and ungrateful--prince.

Harold and the Purple Crayon
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060229357

From beloved children's book creator Crockett Johnson comes the timeless classic Harold and the Purple Crayon This imagination-sparking picture book belongs on every child's bookshelf.

One evening Harold decides to go for a walk in the moonlight. Armed only with an oversize purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of wonder and excitement.

Harold and his trusty crayon travel through woods and across seas and past dragons before returning to bed, safe and sound. Full of funny twists and surprises, this charming story shows just how far your imagination can take you.

"A satisfying artistic triumph." --Chris Van Allsburg, author-illustrator of The Polar Express

Share this classic as a birthday, baby shower, or graduation gift

Days with Frog and Toad
Days with Frog and Toad
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440583

Frog and Toad enjoy spending their days together. They fly kites, celebrate Toad's birthday, and share the shivers when Frog tells a scary story. Most of all, they have fun together--every day of the year.

Days with Frog and Toad is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

The classic Frog and Toad stories by Arnold Lobel have won numerous awards and honors, including a Newbery Honor (Frog and Toad Together), a Caldecott Honor (Frog and Toad Are Friends), ALA Notable Children's Book, Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book), School Library Journal Best Children's Book, and Library of Congress Children's Book.

The Berenstain Bears and Mama's New Job
The Berenstain Bears and Mama's New Job
Paperback      ISBN: 0394868811
This beloved story perfect is the perfect addition to any reading list and will teach children what it can be like when a parent heads off to work

Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book(R) from Stan and Jan Berenstain. When Mama opens her own quilt shop, Papa, Brother, and Sister have to adjust to a new routine. But no matter what, they are proud of Mama and she is proud of them. Includes over 50 bonus stickers
Feelings
Feelings
by Aliki
Paperback      ISBN: 068806518x

This classic picture book from beloved author-illustrator Aliki is a great way to explore feelings with younger kids, whether at home or in the classroom. Happy, sad, shy, excited--how do you feel? No matter the emotion, Feelings explores it--and helps children understand and express their own feelings.

Best-selling author Aliki uses a child-friendly cartoon style to build empathy and awareness in young readers--and to help them find appropriate ways to handle their feelings. Short, funny comics show how children might feel in different situations--at a birthday party, when a beloved pet dies, on the first day of school, and more.

A timeless classic ideal for sharing.

Children often have difficulty articulating emotions. That fact is the underpinning for Aliki's catalog of feelings, be they happy, sad, or somewhere in between. --Booklist

A delightful book. --New York Times Book Review

Feelings
Feelings
by Aliki
Hardcover      ISBN: 068803831x

"Children often have difficulty articulating emotions. That fact is the underpinning for Aliki's catalog of feelings, be they happy, sad, or somewhere in between."--Booklist. "A delightful book."--New York Times Book Review.

Frog and Toad Together
Frog and Toad Together
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440214

The beloved classic about friendship--a Newbery Honor Book

Frog and Toad are best friends--they do everything together. When Toad admires the flowers in Frog's garden, Frog gives him seeds to grow a garden of his own. When Toad bakes cookies, Frog helps him eat them. And when both Frog and Toad are scared, they are brave together. School Library Journal called this story collection from Arnold Lobel a masterpiece of child-styled humor and sensitivity.

Winner of the Newbery Honor award, Frog and Toad Together is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

The classic Frog and Toad stories by Arnold Lobel have won numerous awards and honors, including a Newbery Honor (Frog and Toad Together), a Caldecott Honor (Frog and Toad Are Friends), ALA Notable Children's Book, Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book), School Library Journal Best Children's Book, and Library of Congress Children's Book.