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Polar Babies
Polar Babies
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375845267

GOOD MORNING TWO polar bear cubs wake up. What will they learn today?
A super-simple story by Susan Ring and signature fuzzy animal illustrations by Lisa McCue make this board book perfect for babies and toddlers.

Whistle for Willie
Whistle for Willie
Paperback      ISBN: 0140502025

Since it was first published in 1964, Whistle for Willie has delighted millions of young readers with its nearly wordless text and its striking collage artwork depicting the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog. The New York Times wrote: "Mr. Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer's day."

Make Way for Ducklings
Make Way for Ducklings
Paperback      ISBN: 0140564349
"Robert McCloskey's unusual and stunning pictures have long been a delight for their fun as well as their spirit of place."--The Horn Book

Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live. The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston. But with a little help from the Boston police, Mrs. Mallard and Jack, Kack, Lack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack arive safely at their new home.

This brilliantly illustrated, amusingly observed tale of Mallards on the move has won the hearts of generations of readers. Awarded the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children in 1941, it has since become a favorite of millions. This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time in a full-sized paperback edition.

Make Way for Ducklings has been described as "one of the merriest picture books ever" (The New York Times). Ideal for reading aloud, this book deserves a place of honor on every child's bookshelf.

"This delightful picture book captures the humor and beauty of one special duckling family. ... McClosky's illustrations are brilliant and filled with humor. The details of the ducklings, along with the popular sights of Boston, come across wonderfully. The image of the entire family proudly walking in line is a classic."--The Barnes & Noble Review

"The quaint story of the mallard family's search for the perfect place to hatch ducklings. ... For more than fifty years kids have been entertained by this warm and wonderful story."--Children's Literature
Skippyjon Jones
Skippyjon Jones
Paperback      ISBN: 0142404039
Holy guacamole Meet the #1 New York Times bestselling Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary kitten. Oh, no. . . .He's actually El Skippito, a great sword-fighter ready to battle banditos the world over With a little imagination and a whole lot of fun, this frisky cat dons a mask and cape and takes on a bad bumble-beeto to save the day. And along the way, he'll be sure to steal young reader's hearts, yes indeed-o

My name is Skippito Friskito.
I fear not a single bandito.
My manners are mellow,
I'm sweet like the Jell-O,
I get the job done, yes indeed-o.

*"Both feline hero and story are full of beans (more Mexican-jumping than pinto) but ay caramba, mucho fun."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Buoyant and colorful cartoon illustrations match the exuberant text perfectly."--School Library Journal
The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385077254
The original, timeless classic that's been treasured for generations.

"Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always."

Here is one of the most beloved children's stories, with the original illustrations from 1922--the ideal gift for baby showers, birthdays, weddings, and holidays throughout the year.

At first a brand-new toy, now a threadbare and discarded nursery relic, the velveteen rabbit is saved from peril by a magic fairy who whisks him away to the idyllic world of Rabbitland. There, he becomes "Real," a cherished childhood companion who will be loved for eternity.
The Twits
The Twits
Paperback      ISBN: 014241039x
From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG

Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything--except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge.
Wintergirls
Wintergirls
Paperback      ISBN: 014241557x

The New York Times bestselling story of a friendship frozen between life and death

Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. But then Cassie suffers the ultimate loss--her life--and Lia is left behind, haunted by her friend's memory and racked with guilt for not being able to help save her. In her most powerfully moving novel since Speak, award-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia's struggle, her painful path to recovery, and her desperate attempts to hold on to the most important thing of all: hope.