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Allie's Garden

- Children's hardcover

by Sabra Chebby - $10.99 - Add to Cart

Eating your vegetables has never been so fun! When Allie goes out to pick vegetables in the garden, she finds all kinds of surprising critters hiding there: an eggplant crow in the cornfield, a potato rabbit sniffing the lettuce and more. But with so many curious creatures around, will Allie's veggies make it home for supper?

Alligators All Around Board Book

- Children's hardcover

by Maurice Sendak - $9.75 - Add to Cart

Alligators All Around, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Chicken Soup with Rice, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak's original work! You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature collection, and these large board books will make it even easier for children to share with their grown-up readers. From A to Zippity zound, Alligators All Around has made learning the ABCs fun for over fifty years. The combination of Maurice Sendak's signature humor and artwork creates all-around irresistible alphabet fun.

Be Boy Buzz

- Children's hardcover

by Bell Hooks - $8.99 - Add to Cart

I be boy. All bliss boy. All fine beat. All beau boy. Beautiful. Famed author bell hooks brings us a tight, exuberant story that captures the essence and energy of what it means to be a boy. Chris Raschka's soulful illustrations buzz with a force that is the perfect match for these powerful words. Praise for Be Boy Buzz: *"This spare, poetic riff on young manhood plumbs the delights and contradictions of what it means to be a boy. . . . Hooks's rhythmic blend of brevity and eloquence launches Raschka's trademark visual haiku. . . . This life-affirming book will have readers as much 'in love with being a boy' as are its own utterly irresistible characters." -Publishers Weekly, starred review"[The] poetry is rhythmic and rolling, each word finessed to fit the pulse of [hooks's] verse. The lilt of the language is contagious, begging to be read aloud. . . . Raschka's mixed media illustrations are an energetic dream. . . . Buy it for the boys and all those who love them." -Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books"[A] pleasing and affirmative visual and textual interpretation of what it means to be a little boy: be boy buzz, indeed." -Kirkus Reviews

Chicken Soup with Rice Board Book

- Children's hardcover

by Maurice Sendak - $9.75 - Add to Cart

Chicken Soup with Rice, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak's original work! You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature collection, and these large board books will make it even easier for children to share with their grown-up readers.For over fifty years, children have discovered that whether it's January, June, or December, every month is perfect for Chicken Soup with Rice. Maurice Sendak blends his signature artwork with rhymes you'll want to read over and over--in every season.

Happy to Be Nappy (Board Book) Happy to Be Nappy

- Children's hardcover

by Bell Hooks - $8.99 - Add to Cart

Happy to be nappy!Happy with hair all short and strong.Happy with locks that twist and curl.Just all girl happy!Happy to be nappy hair!Legendary author bell hooks and Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka present a lyrical celebration, brimming with enthusiasm for girls and their hair. Nominated for an NAACP Image Award, this stunning picturebook is now available again in board book form. Praise for Happy to Be Nappy: Image Award nomination, 2001 -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People *"A powerful, uplifting and, above all, buoyantly fun read-aloud." -Publishers Weekly, starred review"[Happy to Be Nappy] has a free-wheeling joy that is admirably captured by illustrator Raschka." -Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books"The big daubs of background color seem to dance and spin with the figures, visual music to match the verbal." -Kirkus Reviews"[Chris Raschka's] illustrations bring out the spirit behind hooks's writing and have great child appeal." -School Library Journal"[S]tellar illustrations." -The Horn Book"[A]dults and small children will enjoy sharing the joyful words and the playful color wash pictures with thick black lines." -Booklist

I'll Hug You More

- Children's hardcover

by Laura Duksta - $12.99 - Add to Cart

I'll hug you as we swing together in the old oak tree I'll hug you on a stormy night and keep you safe with meHugs can say a lot of things like "hello," "thank you," and "I'm sorry." But underneath it all, every hug says "I love you." Share I'll Hug You More with someone you care about and remind them that every hug is a special message of love!

J Is for Jazz

- Children's hardcover

by Greg Paprocki - $13.99 - Add to Cart

Introduce babies to the ABCs while teaching them about the dynamic era of social, artistic, and cultural change known as the Roaring Twenties. This book features a charming collection of twenty-six illustrations from the Roaring Twenties with fun and educational concepts to introduce to your toddler. Between the end of World War I and the beginning of the Great Depression, jazz music blossomed and Art Deco became the vogue in design. Sports figures and movie stars became icons, and women won the right to vote.

The Runaway Bunny Padded Board Book

- Children's hardcover

by Margaret W. Brown - $12.50 - Add to Cart

Celebrate 75 years of The Runaway Bunny with this brand-new padded board book edition--perfect for babies and toddlers!"If you run away," said his mother, "I will run after you. For you are my little bunny."A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in this imaginary game of hide-and-seek. Children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time.The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures. With a soft, padded cover, rounded edges, and sturdy board book pages, this edition is perfect for sharing with babies and toddlers.

The SheepOver

- Children's hardcover

by John Churchman - $10.49 - Add to Cart

Meet Sweet Pea, the adorable orphan lamb, and discover why her true story has become a children's book phenomenon and enchanted readers of all ages. Now a board book!One cold winter night, Sweet Pea becomes very sick. Everyone at the farm is worried about her! Under the watchful care of Farmer John, Laddie the sheepdog, and Dr. Alison the veterinarian, she slowly recovers. When Sweet Pea is better again, she's ready for a fun and imaginative "SheepOver" celebration! This charming story of caring and friendship by farm owners John and Jennifer Churchman is brought to life with entrancing photo-illustrations and will enchant readers and make them fall in love with Sweet Pea and her friends.

Vegetables in Underwear

- Children's hardcover

by Jared Chapman - $9.95 - Add to Cart