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One Family

- Children's hardcover

by George Shannon - $20.50 - Add to Cart

Just how many things can "one" be?One box of crayons.One batch of cookies.One world.One family.From veteran picture book author George Shannon and up-and-coming artist Blanca Gomez comes a playful, interactive book that shows how a family can be big or small and comprised of people of a range of genders and races.

Cara's Kindness

- Children's hardcover

by Kristi Yamaguchi - $23.99 - Add to Cart

From the New York Times bestelling author Kristi Yamaguchi!When you pass on some kindness, it might make its way back to you...Cara the Cat is struggling with picking the perfect song for her new ice-skating routine. But when a friend in need turns up at the rink, Cara drops everything to lend a helping hand. All she asks is that he pay it forward! Before long, Cara's kindness is passed all around...and might even make its way back home!Kristi Yamaguchi is an ice-skating Olympic gold medalist and world champion who knows how to lend a helping hand! As founder of the Always Dream Foundation, Kristi helps promote early childhood literacy. Through her newest picture book, Kristi inspires children of all ages to pay it forward!

Charlotte and the Quiet Place

- Children's hardcover

by Deborah Sosin - $16.95 - Add to Cart

2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Gold Award Winner!2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Silver Medalist!2015 National Parenting Publications Bronze Award Winner!Charlotte likes quiet. But wherever Charlotte goes, she is surrounded by noise, noise, noise--her yipping dog, Otto; the squeaky, creaky swings; the warbling, wailing sirens. Even in the library, children yammer and yell. Where can Charlotte find a quiet place? Sara Woolley's magnificent watercolors bring Charlotte's city to life when Otto leads her on a wild chase through the park. There, Charlotte discovers a quiet place where she never would have imagined!Sometimes children need a break from our noisy, over-stimulating world.Charlotte and the Quiet Place shows how a child learns and practices mindful breathing on her own and experiences the beauty of silence. All children will relate to the unfolding adventure and message of self-discovery and empowerment. Parents, teachers, and caretakers of highly active or sensitive children will find this story especially useful.

A Family Is a Family Is a Family

- Children's hardcover

by Sara O'Leary - $18.95 - Add to Cart

When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways -- but the same in the one way that matters most of all.One child is worried that her family is just too different to explain, but listens as her classmates talk about what makes their families special. One is raised by a grandmother, and another has two dads. One has many stepsiblings, and another has a new baby in the family.As her classmates describe who they live with and who loves them -- family of every shape, size and every kind of relation -- the child realizes that as long as her family is full of caring people, it is special.A warm and whimsical look at many types of families, written by award-winning author Sara O'Leary, with quirky and sweet illustrations by Qin Leng.

Grumpy Pants

- Children's hardcover

by Claire Messer - $22.99 - Add to Cart

Have you ever had a grumpy day and not known why? Penguin is having a grumpy day like that. No matter what he does, he just can't shake it! Sometimes the only thing left to do is wash the grumpy day away and start over. The simple text and lively illustrations are the perfect cure for even the grumpiest of days.

Hair

- Children's hardcover

by Leslie Patricelli - $9.50 - Add to Cart

Is Baby really ready for that first haircut? With the usual panache, Leslie Patricelli's one-haired wonder leads the way into another new experience.It's important to take care of your hair, even if you only have one! As Baby can tell you, that hair gets washed when it's dirty and brushed when it looks messy. But when it grows and grows, there's only one thing to do. This funny and reassuring look at a toddler rite of passage is ideal for little readers--especially those with a tiny bit of trepidation about that first haircut.

Nighty-Night

- Children's hardcover

by Leslie Patricelli - $9.50 - Add to Cart

Nighty-night, Baby! The cheekily charming tot goes through a typical nightly routine in a humorous bedtime book.Dinner is finished, the sun is setting, and Baby is getting ready for bed, sneaking in a naked dance before bath time. Then it's on to tooth cleaning, hair brushing, bear hugging, and getting cozy in PJs. Finally it's time for a bedtime story ("Again! Again!") and a song with Mommy before Daddy turns out the light. Kissy kissy!

Planet Kindergarten

- Children's paperback

by Sue Ganz-schmitt - $10.99 - Add to Cart

This clever picture book will prepare young explorers to boldly go where they have never gone before: Planet Kindergarten. Hilarious and confidence-boosting, this exciting story will have new kindergarteners ready for liftoff!