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Eragon: Inheritance, Book I
Eragon
Inheritance, Book I
Paperback      ISBN: 0375826696
Don't miss the latest book from the author of Eragon, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Tales from Alaga sia

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. With newly updated interlocking art across the spines of all four books

Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy--until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now his choices could save--or destroy--the Empire.

Praise for The Inheritance Cycle:
"An authentic work of great talent." --New York Times Book Review
"Paolini is a spellbinding fantasy writer." --The Boston Globe
"A breathtaking and unheard of success." --USA Today
"Christopher Paolini is a true rarity." --The Washington Post
"Christopher Paolini make s] literary magic." -People
"The new 'It' book of children's lit." -U.S. News & World Report

A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A #1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
A #1 USA Today Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
Cathy's Book: If Found Call 650-266-8233
Cathy's Book
If Found Call 650-266-8233
Hardcover      ISBN: 076242656x

Things weren't so peachy in Cathy's life before Victor broke up with her. Her father died unexpectedly, she's failing school, and her best friend is mad at her. But when Cathy decides to investigate Victor's reasons for ending their relationship, things suddenly go from bad to very, very, very bad as her findings produce more questions than answers. For instance, what does the death of Victor's co-worker, the strange mark that appeared on Cathy's arm, and the surreal behavior of several Chinese elders have to do with it?Through Cathy's unique and irresistible voice-and lots of proof in the form of letters, photographs, date book entries, telephone numbers readers can call, websites they can access, as well as secrets only a careful reader will be able to decipher-readers will enter a strange and fascinating world where things often aren't how they appear. Two-color illustrations plus supplemental material. Ages: 12 and up

Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394829123
Find each and every wacky mistake in this silly book of errors with Dr. Seuss

From a shoe stuck on the ceiling to tigers at school to flying cars, this is no normal Wednesday Kids will love counting up the crazy things they see on every page in this search-and-find activity book featuring the madcap magic of Dr. Seuss's rhyme, and hilarious illustrations from George Booth

Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are unique early readers that encourage children to read on their own, using simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You'll Go , these portable packages are perfect for early and practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too

"Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss." -President Barack Obama
Hardy Boys 53: The Clue of the Hissing Serpent
Hardy Boys 53
The Clue of the Hissing Serpent
Hardcover      ISBN: 044808953x

Why is a wealthy sportsman so frightened by the serpent design on a mysterious balloon that he begs Frank and Joe Hardy to protect him? And who stole the ancient life-size chess king which is to be presented to the winner of the world chess championship? Targets of diabolical enemies, Frank and Joe find a clue that leads them across the Pacific to Hong Kong to help the police smash an international criminal organization.

The Missing Piece
The Missing Piece
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060256710

From Shel Silverstein, the celebrated author of The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends, comes The Missing Piece, a charming fable that gently probes the nature of quest and fulfillment.

It was missing a piece. And it was not happy. What it finds on its search for the missing piece is simply and touchingly told. This inventive and heartwarming book can be read on many levels, and Silverstein's iconic drawings and humor are sure to delight fans of all ages.

So it set off in search
of its missing piece.
And as it rolled
it sang this song--
Oh I'm lookin' for my missin' piece
I'm lookin' for my missin' piece
Hi-dee-ho, here I go,
Lookin' for my missin' piece.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein

The Masked Monkey
The Masked Monkey
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448089513

Frank and Joe are called upon to find a wealthy industrialist's son who has mysteriously disappeared. The only clue in the case leads the two young detectives to South America, where the intrigues of evil adversaries almost cost them their lives. Only through their courage and perseverance do the Hardys solve one of the toughest cases they have ever tackled.

I Can Read with My Eyes Shut
I Can Read with My Eyes Shut
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394839129
Read up a storm with Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat-plus his friend Young Cat

The more that you read,
the more things you will know.
The more that you learn,
the more places you'll go.

The Cat in the Hat can read in purple and in brown, in a circle and even upside down Can he teach Young Cat to do the same? A perfect stepping stone for emerging readers to show off their skills, this book will show kids all the wonderful ways and wonderful things you can read.

Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You'll Go , these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too

"Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss." -President Barack Obama
Lafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back
Lafcadio
The Lion Who Shot Back
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060256753

Shel Silverstein's first children's book, Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back--a whimsical tale of self-discovery and marshmallows--is turning fifty with a return to the vintage full-color cover.

Is a famous, successful, and admired lion a happy lion? Or is he a lion at all? Written and drawn with wit and gusto, Shel Silverstein's modern fable speaks not only to children but to us all

First published in 1963, this book had rave reviews from the New York Times, Time magazine, and Publishers Weekly, as well as a starred review from Kirkus. Now celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, Lafcadio is being reissued with a full-color cover featuring vintage art from Shel Silverstein discovered in the archives.

Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back is the book that started Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator. He is also the creator of picture books such as A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump , and Runny Babbit.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new bookk from Shel Silverstein

Curious George Rides a Bike
Curious George Rides a Bike
Paperback      ISBN: 0395174449

George helps a little boy with his paper route and gets into all sorts of trouble.

Horton Hatches the Egg
Horton Hatches the Egg
Hardcover      ISBN: 039480077x
Generations of children have fallen in love with Horton the elephant This book is perfect for your child's Easter basket

I meant what I said
And I said what I meant. . . .
An elephant's faithful
One hundred per cent

Horton is kind and trustworthy, but unfortunately, the lazy bird Mayzie takes advantage of his good nature when she leaves Horton to watch her unhatched egg. 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. And don't miss another delightful tale about this beloved pachyderm: Horton Hears a Who