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  • Details about My House

    My House

    Byron Barton (Illustrator)

    With bright, clear illustrations and clean prose, award-winning and bestselling picture book creator Byron Barton deftly familiarizes young children with the various rooms and important parts of a house in this companion to his critically acclaimed My Car, My Bike, and My Bus. Jim the cat leads a tour through the bedroom, the kitchen, and even onto the roof before his owner Jane comes home and makes his dinner. The rhythmic text and bright illustrations make this the perfect book for repeated r……more

  • Details about Big Red Barn

    Big Red Barn

    Margaret Wise Brown; Felicia Bond (Illustrator)

    By the big red barn In the great green field, There was a pink pig Who was learning to squeal. There were horses and sheep and goats and geese -- and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn. In joyous and exuberant Pictures, Felicia Bond lovingly evokes Margaret Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps. There were horses and sheep and goats and geese -- and a ……more

  • Details about In the Small, Small Pond

    In the Small, Small Pond

    Denise Fleming (Illustrator)

    Denise Fleming's book gives young readers a frog's-eye view of life in a pond throughout the seasons. In the Small, Small Pond is a 1994 Caldecott Honor Book.…more

  • Details about Around the World

    Around the World

    Libby Hamilton; Craig Shuttlewood (Illustrator); Katie Haworth

    In this interactive novelty board book, little ones trace a die-cut trail to explore the world. Use your finger to help different creatures find their special trail around the world! This interactive board book lets little ones explore world by tracing a tactile pathway. Each spread will feature a different animal looking for its way through a different landscape, from a thick, green forest to a dry, orange desert.…more

  • Details about North, South, East, West

    North, South, East, West

    Margaret Wise Brown; Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)

    From Margaret Wise Brown, the bestselling author of classics like Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, comes a never-before-published story about a little bird's first journey, brought to life by Geisel Award-winning illustrator Greg Pizzoli. It's time for a little bird to fly away to the north, the south, the east, and the west. Which direction will she like best?  …more

  • Details about Who Lives Here?

    Who Lives Here?

    Nicola Davies; Marc Boutavant (Illustrator)

    Lift the flaps and learn about animal life with two new books in a fresh, fun-filled series for curious preschoolers. matching spread at the end make learning about habitats fun.The jungle is warm and steamy. What kind of animal might live there, a snow goose or a sloth? What about a still, cool pond -- could that be home for a howler monkey? Find out why meerkats like dry sunny grasslands (hint: they like to dig holes to hide in) or why clown fish feel right at home in a coral reef. Small fla……more

  • Details about Happy Cat

    Happy Cat

    Steve Henry

    The joys of giving and receiving are celebrated in this easy-to-read story about a cat who seeks shelter on a snowy day. Shivering, Cat jumps into the basement window of a small apartment building. As Cat makes his way up to a top-floor garret, Dog gives Cat a book, Rabbit gives him a plant, Bird gives him a painting, and Elephant gives him a hot drink. Cat is happy! Everyone is happy! Cutaway views of the building with each character cozy in his apartment and constructively occupied-reading, ……more

  • Details about Way Up High in a Tall Green Tree

    Way Up High in a Tall Green Tree

    by Jan Peck; illustrated by Valeria Petrone

    Way up highin a rain-forest tree,there's lots and lotsfor us to see.It's right to the top!Climb along with me!Let's explore each branchof this tall green tree!…more

  • Details about Way down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea

    Way down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea

    Jan Peck; Valeria Petrone (Illustrator)

    Way down deep in the deep blue sea, there's a lot to find. I guarantee! Come on! Be brave! Just follow me! And let's explore the deep blue sea!…more

  • Details about In My Nest

    In My Nest

    by Sara Gillingham & Lorena Siminovich

    Children are sure to love this delightful finger puppet book. Layered die-cut pages allow a peek at all the colorful things that make up each animal's home, and an adorable folk-art style finger puppet make this book that is filled with reading and playtime fun.…more

  • Details about Building Our House

    Building Our House

    Jonathan Bean (Illustrator)

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Winner of the 2013 Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013 A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2013 In this unique construction book for kids who love tools and trucks, readers join a girl and her family as they pack up their old house in town and set out to build a new one in the country. Mom and Dad are going to make the new house themselves, from the ground up. From empty lot to ……more

  • Details about Who's at Home?

    Who's at Home?

    Jane E. Gerver; Nancy Davis (Illustrator); Kathryn Lynn Davis (Illustrator)

    Woodland animals play a guessing game with the little ones in this interactive board book! Each spread poses a riddle to young readers: "Who's at home?" Children will love lifting the flaps to reveal a furry bear, a wide-eyed owl, a cheery squirrel, a dozing beaver, and a cuddly rabbit all snuggled up in their homes.…more

  • Details about This House, Once

    This House, Once

    Deborah Freedman (Illustrator)

    "Tender, comforting, and complex." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Drawn with exquisite precision and quiet dashes of humor." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A lovely, ruminative selection." -- School Library Journal (starred review) "A blueprint for mindfulness and gratitude for the homes in which" -- The New York Times Book Review Deborah Freedman's masterful new picture book is at once an introduction to the pieces of a house, a cozy story to share and explore, and a d……more