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1 FISH 2 FISH RED FISH BLUE FI

1 FISH 2 FISH RED FISH BLUE FI

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Back in 1957, Theodor Geisel responded to an article in Life magazine that lamented the use of boring reading primers in schools. Using the pseudonym of "Dr. Seuss" (Seuss was Geisel's middle name) and only two hundred twenty-three words, Geisel created a replacement for those dull primers: "The Cat in the Hat." The instant success of the book prompted Geisel and his wife to found Beginner Books, and Geisel wrote many popular books in this series, including "Hop on Pop, " "Fox in Socks, " and "Green Eggs and Ham." Other favorite titles in this series are "Go, Dog, Go!" and "Are You My Mother?" by P. D. Eastman, "A Fly Went By, " by Mike McClintock, and "Put Me in the Zoo, " by Robert Lopshire. These affordable hardcover books combine large print, easy vocabulary, and large, bright illustrations in stories kids will want to read again and again. Grades 1 - Grades 2.
10 APPLES UP ON TOP

10 APPLES UP ON TOP

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Illus. in color. A beginning Beginner Book, this ingenious story uses a
vocabulary of only 75 different words. "A hilarious story in rhyme about a
number of animals who could carry 10 apples on their heads."-- "Elementary
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10 HIDDEN HEROES

10 HIDDEN HEROES

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"I can't wait to share 10 Hidden Heroes with the kids in my life!" -Jennifer Garner, actress and producer

10 Hidden Heroes

helps children develop counting skills while learning ways to make the world a better place.

In this fun-filled and inspiring seek-and-find book, New York Times bestselling author and president of Save the Children Action Network, Mark K. Shriver highlights the various ways children and adults can be real-life heroes in their everyday lives. Little ones learn to count the individual heroes who shine a light on the importance of helping others whether it's through teaching, caring for animals, protecting the environment, or keeping others from harm. Adults who read along can help their children make connections to the unseen acts of compassion that occur in their very own neighborhoods.

Illustrated with colorful drawings by Laura Watson, 10 Hidden Heroes proves that acts of kindness and generosity can be found all around us. We just need to know where to look.

Join the search!

3 LITTLE ENGINES

3 LITTLE ENGINES

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A gorgeously illustrated, modern retelling of the classic The Little Engine That Could, sharing the timely message that everyone's journey is different, and that sometimes, success comes from a helping hand.

Graduation day is finally here! The Little Blue Engine, the Yellow Passenger Engine, and the Red Freight Engine are excited to take their final test of Engine School: making their first solo trip over the mountain. But each engine encounters different challenges and obstacles on their journey. Gorgeous illustrations by Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson combine with a poignant story told by Bob McKinnon to remind a new generation of readers to think they can.

5 MIN HALLOWEEN STORIES

5 MIN HALLOWEEN STORIES

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The perfect treat for Halloween, this treasury of spooky stories is packed with thrilling adventures!


With twelve scary stories, a padded cover, and fun illustrations on every page, this collection is a great gift for every bat and ghoul.


Plus, each of these spooktacular stories can be enjoyed in just five minutes, making it perfect for bedtime, story time, or anytime!


Complete your 5-Minute Collections with these best-selling favorites!

  • 5-Minute Disney Christmas Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Halloween Stories
  • 5-Minute Girl Power Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Junior Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Classic Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Snuggle Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Pixar Stories
  • 5-Minute Star Wars Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Princess Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Under the Water Stories
  • 5-Minute Winnie the Pooh Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Sleepy Time Stories
  • 5-Minute Marvel Stories
  • AND MORE!
  • 5 SCARY STORIES FOR A DARK KNI

    5 SCARY STORIES FOR A DARK KNI

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    This illustrated collection of spooky tales from the dark corners of Gotham City features Batman(TM) on his weirdest adventures ever!

    Gotham City, the home of Batman, is filled with dark corners, sinister characters, and mysterious goings-on. This illustrated chapter book is a collection of scary short stories featuring some of Batman's strange adventures that end with wild twist and turns--some funny, some spooky, and some deathly frightening! So curl up under the sheets and find out all about the ancient curses, ghostly race car drivers, and sinister witches haunting Gotham City along with the World's Greatest Detective . . . and don't forget your flashlight! Boys and girls ages 6 to 9 will love this illustrated chapter book of strange tales featuring Batman.

    5-MINUTE DISNEY JUNIOR MICKEY

    5-MINUTE DISNEY JUNIOR MICKEY

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    Join Mickey Mouse and his friends in this fun collection of stories that include adventures from Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Mickey and the Roadster Races, and Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures that are each the perfect length for reading aloud in five minutes.

    Fight supervillains, follow ponies that look like unicorns, take a trip to the Land of Fairytales and more in this brand new collection. Each story is designed to be read aloud in five minutes, so you can squeeze in a quick storytime or make it a long leisurely read with your little one.

    Complete your collection with other best-selling fan favorites in this 5-minute format!

  • 5-Minute Disney Princess Stories
  • 5-Minute Snuggle Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Pixar Stories
  • 5-Minute Star Wars Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Bunnies Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Junior Stories
  • 5-Minute Sleepy Time Stories
  • And much more!
  • 5-MINUTE MARVEL STORIES

    5-MINUTE MARVEL STORIES

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    An exciting collection of 12 stories featuring favorite super heroes that can each be read aloud in 5 minutes!

    Heroes. Legends. Protectors! This padded storybook collection features 12 stories: Ms. Marvel and Captain Marvel join forces to defeat a dangerous foe, Kate Bishop proves there's room for two Hawkeyes, Jane Foster wields Thor's hammer, and more! Each action-packed adventure paired with colorful illustrations on every page--featuring Marvel's newest heroes and fan favorites--can be read aloud in just five minutes. Perfect for cuddle time, bedtime, or anytime!

    Team up with your favorite super heroes to save the universe!

    For more short-form action and adventure stories, check out these Marvel collections:

  • Marvel Storybook Collection
  • 5-Minute Marvel Stories - 2019 edition!
  • The Avengers Storybook Collection
  • 5-Minute Spider-Man Stories
  • Spider-Man Storybook Collection
  • 5-Minute Star Wars Stories Strike Back

    5-Minute Star Wars Stories Strike Back

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    A collection of twelve action-packed retellings that span the Star Wars saga--including tales from Star Wars: The Last Jedi!


    These exciting stories can each be read in just five minutes--perfect for galactic adventures at lightspeed!


    Complete your 5-Minute Collections with these best-selling favorites!

  • 5-Minute Disney Christmas Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Halloween Stories
  • 5-Minute Girl Power Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Junior Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Classic Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Snuggle Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Pixar Stories
  • 5-Minute Star Wars Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Princess Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Under the Water Stories
  • 5-Minute Winnie the Pooh Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Sleepy Time Stories
  • 5-Minute Marvel Stories
  • AND MORE!
  • A IS FOR BEE: AN ALPHABET BOOK

    A IS FOR BEE: AN ALPHABET BOOK

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    What letter does the word bee start with?
    If you said B you're right - in English!
    But in many, many languages, it actually starts with A.
    Bee is Anū in Igbo,
    Aamoo in Ojibwe,
    Abelha in Portugese.
    And Ari in Turkish.

    Come and explore the gorgeous variations in the ways we talk about familiar things, unified and illuminated through Ellen Heck's eye-catching, graphic scratchboard details and hidden letterforms.

    ACORN WAS A LITTLE WILD

    ACORN WAS A LITTLE WILD

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    Jory John's Bad Seed series meets After the Fall by Dan Santat in this charming picture book about a young acorn's grand adventure and the incredible transformation that follows.

    Acorn is a little wild, and from his oak tree perch, he longs for adventure. When he's the first of his friends to jump off the oak tree, he's on his way into the wide world, full of new experiences that fill his little heart with excitement!

    But when a squirrel buries Acorn deep underground, the thrill-seeking Acorn finds himself forced to stay still, in the darkness, for a long time. To turn this biggest setback into a wild adventure, Acorn may have to change from the inside out.

    ADA TWIST SCIENTIST

    ADA TWIST SCIENTIST

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    Now a Netflix series!
    A #1 New York Times Bestseller
    A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
    A USA Today Bestseller

    Inspired by real-life makers Ada Lovelace and Marie Curie, this beloved #1 bestseller champions STEM, girl power and women scientists in a rollicking celebration of curiosity, the power perseverance, and the importance of asking "Why?"

    Don't miss Ada's further adventures--with her friends Iggy Peck and Rosie Revere--in the instant New York Times bestseller Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters, the first all-new chapter book starring The Questioneers!

    Ada Twist's head is full of questions. Like her classmates Iggy and Rosie--stars of their own New York Times bestselling picture books Iggy Peck, Architect and Rosie Revere, Engineer--Ada has always been endlessly curious. Even when her fact-finding missions and elaborate scientific experiments don't go as planned, Ada learns the value of thinking her way through problems and continuing to stay curious.

    Collect them all! Add these other STEM favorites from #1 New York Times bestselling team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts to your family library today!

    Rosie Revere, Engineer
    Iggy Peck, Architect
    Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters
    Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants
    Ada Twist's Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists
    Iggy Peck's Big Project Book for Amazing Architects
    Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers
    Questioneers Family Calendar

    ADVENTURES OF QAI QAI

    ADVENTURES OF QAI QAI

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    From superstar athlete, record breaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist (and mama) Serena Williams, comes a magical picture book in which a little girl learns to believe in herself with the help of her doll and best friend, Qai Qai.

    "Don't be scared, Best Friend! I'm right here with you, always!"

    "But what if I'm not good enough?"

    "Girl!" Qai Qai answered. "You're already good enough when you walk in the door! Come on, let me show you."

    Baby Girl has a dance recital coming up, and she can't help but worry. She's practiced and practiced, but what if something goes wrong? What if she forgets the steps or freezes up during her solo?

    Luckily, her best friend Qai Qai the doll has her back! When Qai Qai comes to life, they go on a magical journey that shows Baby Girl that she's ready for the stage.

    The Adventures of Qai Qai, a heartwarming picture book from beloved athlete Serena Williams, shows readers the power of believing--in your best friend and in yourself.

    AFTER THE FALL (HOW HUMPTY DUM

    AFTER THE FALL (HOW HUMPTY DUM

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    From the New York Times-bestselling creator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend comes the inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.

    Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after?

    Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat's poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall--that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most.

    Will he summon the courage to face his fear?

    After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) is a masterful picture book that will remind readers of all ages that Life begins when you get back up.

    2018 NCTE Charlotte Huck Award Winner
    A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2017
    A New York Times Notable Children's Book of 2017
    A New York City Public Library Notable Best Book for Kids
    A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017
    A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of 2017
    An NPR Best Book of 2017

    AIR MILES

    AIR MILES

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    A poignant exploration of love, loss, and possibility, inspired by the last story idea from the legendary John Burningham.

    Miles was a difficult dog until he got his own motor car. But now he is growing older, and new challenges are arising. He doesn't chase balls like he used to. His legs hurt whenever he takes walks. And sometimes he doesn't hear when Norman calls him. So when Norman learns that Mr. Huddy's small airplane is in need of a pilot, Miles takes to the skies. In a deeply moving, ultimately uplifting picture book, the star of Motor Miles returns in a story that will resonate with readers who know what it's like to say goodbye to someone they love. Based on an idea by incomparable picture-book creator John Burningham, the text for Air Miles was completed by his longtime friend Bill Salaman and lovingly illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, John Burningham's wife.

    AIRPORT BK

    AIRPORT BK

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    Follow a family and the youngest member's favorite sock monkey through all the inner and outer workings of an airport.

    In a book that is as intriguing as it is useful and entertaining, we follow a family on its way through the complexities of a modern-day airport. From checking bags and watching them disappear on the mysterious conveyor belt, to security clearance and a seemingly endless wait at the gate to finally being airborne.

    But wait! There's more! The youngest family member's sock monkey has gone missing. Follow it at the bottom of the page as it makes a journey as memorable as that of the humans above.

    Alfie: (The Turtle That Disappeared)

    Alfie: (The Turtle That Disappeared)

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    Discover the friendship between a girl and her turtle--from both points of view--in this award-winning picture book from the author of How Do You Dance? and The Bear Report
    An ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Book

    Nia loves Alfie, her pet turtle. But he's not very soft, he doesn't do tricks, and he's pretty quiet. Sometimes she forgets he's even there. That is, until the night before her seventh birthday, when... Alfie disappears!

    Where did he go? And why? Nia can't say... but Alfie can. This is his story.

    From the award-winning author-illustrator of Fraidyzoo and The Bear Report comes a warm and funny tale that celebrates friendship, even when the friends see the relationship--and the world--very differently.

    ALL ARE NEIGHBORS

    ALL ARE NEIGHBORS

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    When a new family moves in, the whole neighborhood comes together to celebrate their diverse community in this uplifting new book from the bestselling creators of All Are Welcome!

    Let's go walking down our street.
    Friends and neighbors here to greet.
    There are oh so many folks to meet.
    We all are neighbors here.

    Moving to a new place can be hard, but when your neighbors welcome you with open arms, there are so many things to discover and celebrate. Come along with the kids from the bestsellers of All Are Welcome and Big Feelings as they introduce the new kid to a community where everyone has a place and is loved and appreciated--no matter what.

    ALL BECAUSE YOU MATTER

    ALL BECAUSE YOU MATTER

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    Instant New York Times bestseller!

    A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles and esteemed, award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier.

    The #1 Amazon Best Children's Book of 2020

    A Chicago Public Library and New York Public Library's Best Books of 2020

    A TODAY's Favorite Children's Books of 2020

    A Shelf Awareness's Best Children's and Teen Books of 2020

    A Best Books of 2020, School Library Journal

    A Best Picture Books of 2020, Chicago Public Library

    A NPR's Best Books of 2020

    A Best Picture Books of 2020, Barnes and Noble

    A Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2020

    * A gem for every household. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    * Stunning. Powerful. Timely. Illustrated inspiration at its best. -- Horn Book, starred review

    Discover this poignant, timely, and emotionally stirring picture book, an ode to Black and brown children everywhere that is full of hope, assurance, and love.

    Tami Charles pens a poetic, lyrical text that is part love letter, part anthem, assuring readers that they always have, and always will, matter. This powerful, rhythmic lullaby reassures readers that their matter and their worth is never diminished, no matter the circumstance: through the joy and wonder of their first steps and first laughs, through the hardship of adolescent struggles, and the pain and heartbreak of current events, they always have, and always will, matter. Accompanied by illustrations by renowned artist Bryan Collier, a four-time Caldecott Honor recipient and a nine-time Coretta Scott King Award winner or honoree, All Because You Matter empowers readers with pride, joy, and comfort, reminding them of their roots and strengthening them for the days to come.

    Lyrical, personal, and full of love, All Because You Matter is for the picture book audience what The Hate U Give was for YA and Ghost Boys was for middle grade: a conversation starter, a community touchstone, and a deep affirmation of worth for the young readers who need it most.

    All Tucked In on Sesame Street!

    All Tucked In on Sesame Street!

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    Get all tucked in with the perfect bedtime lullaby for sweet dreams! A revolutionary series that combines Sesame Street with a new guided-reading approach to children's books!

    In this early learning Sesame Street book, join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, and Abby Cadabby while they get cozy for sleep and say night night to their favorite objects and friends. A wonderful goodnight story to help children get ready for bed, this sweet and educational board book makes a great readloud for families to share. Sweet dreams!

    You don't need to be an avid reader, a performer or an expert with children to relax and enjoy new fun ways to engage with the little ones during story time. This brand new and unique approach to children's books allows anyone who is shy or slightly discouraged at the thought of the perfect reading aloud experience. My First Big Storybook has subtle prompts, questions and guides to make sure that story time and that precious bonding experience is magical. Example of prompts:

  • Elmo and his friends are hiding. Let's play peek-a-boo and pretend we're hiding, too!
  • Let's count the number of stars in Elmo's window!
  • Can you find a rectangle?
  • Perfect for:

  • Babies, toddlers, and early learners ages 0-5 to read with loved ones at bedtime
  • Teachers and educators to use in preschool and elementary classrooms
  • Valentine's Day gifts for toddlers
  • Birthday gifts
  • Holiday stocking stuffer or Christmas book for kids
  • Easter basket
  • Baby shower gifts
  • and more!
  • ALMA & HOW SHE GOT HER NAME

    ALMA & HOW SHE GOT HER NAME

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    A 2019 Caldecott Honor Book

    What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from -- and who she may one day be.

    If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers; Esperanza, the great-grandmother who longed to travel; José, the grandfather who was an artist; and other namesakes, too. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all -- and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names.

    Alphabet Rescue

    Alphabet Rescue

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    Bestselling writer Audrey Wood and her artist son Bruce Wood team up to present an alphabet book in this popular series. Now the little letters build a fire truck and save the day!

    Engaging alphabet books are perennial bestsellers with unlimited demand, and so are books about fire trucks. This splendid book is a surefire winner! As in their previous collaborations, the Woods bring lowercase letters to life in a fun adventure that is sure to have children learning their alphabet without even realizing they are studying. In this action-packed adventure, we witness the lowercase letters as they save the day and the uppercase letters. Riding in a fire truck they fixed themselves, these lowercase letters become heroes with firehoses!
    ALPHABETS ALPHABET

    ALPHABETS ALPHABET

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    For fans of P is for Pterodactyl comes this groundbreaking spin on the ABCs from an acclaimed bestselling author and artist duo!
    Here's a totally twisted take on the alphabet that invites readers to look at it in a whole new way: An A is an H that just won't stand up right, a B is a D with its belt on too tight, and a Z is an L in a tug-of-war fight! Twenty-six letters, unique from each other -- and yet, every letter looks just like one another! Kind of like...one big family.
    From two bestselling masters of wordplay and visual high jinks comes a mind-bending riddle of delightful doppelgängers and surprising disguises that reveal we're more alike than we may think. You'll never look at the alphabet the same way again!
    ALSO

    ALSO

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    An ode to the way memories allow us to be in many places at once, Also is a powerful exploration of being present as well as looking back. Perfect for Mother's Day, birthdays, or graduation, this modern classic is by Ezra Jack Keats Honor-winner E. B. Goodale.

    A moving story that follows one family through generations of time spent together and shows readers that memories allow us to connect to the past, the present, and also each other.

    This gorgeously illustrated book explores the power of memory, teaches children subtle lessons about the passing of time, and celebrates the cherished bonds we share with those we love.

    Perfect for reading together every day, or for giving on occasions like graduation, Mother's Day, and birthdays.