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'The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure (Chicken Squad Adventure, #2)' by Doreen Cronin

"The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure (Chicken Squad Adventure, #2)" by Doreen Cronin

Tween Book ★★★★ The Chicken Squad is a group of four hilarious chicks who are out to solve crime. When a blue jay, the weird blue chicken, flies in saying his house has been kidnapped, the Chicken Squad embarks on a journey to figure out who took the birdhouse and why. Filled with funny characters and an entertaining plot, this book is a great beginning chapter book for early readers. The illustrations by Kevin Cornell add to the story and Doreen Cronin b ...

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'Counting Kisses: A Kiss & Read Book' by Karen Katz

"Counting Kisses: A Kiss & Read Book" by Karen Katz

Children's Book How many kisses does a tired baby need? Count and kissalong with this bedtime book, now in a sturdy format perfect for the youngest readers. ...

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'Move!' by Steve Jenkins

"Move!" by Steve Jenkins

Children's Book Animals move! Follow them as they swing, dance, float, leap, and slide from page to page, then learn why these animals move the way they do, from the jumping spider who dances to impress and then floats away on a thread of silk, to the roadrunner who flies, but not too far, and would rather run to catch its prey.Illustrated in eye-popping cut- and torn-paper collages by Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins, Move! is a playful intro ...

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'I Love You Through and Through' by Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak

"I Love You Through and Through" by Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak

Children's Book A rhyming story of unconditional love and adorable illustrations of a toddler and a teddy bear who declare "I love you through and through!"I love your hair and eyes,Your giggles and cries...A toddler and his teddy bear illustrate a young child's happy side, sad side, silly side, mad side, and more! Babies and toddlers will feel loved all over when they hear this declaration of adoration and affection! The book has sturdy ...

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'Tails' by Matthew Van Fleet

"Tails" by Matthew Van Fleet

Children's Book Tails are irresistible to toddlers, and in Matthew Van Fleet’s sturdy touch-and-feel board book, preschool-age pokers and prodders can finally tug to their heart’s content. Engaging, cartoonish animals from tigers to pangolins romp across the pages as the rhyming text bounces along: “Tails fluffy, / Tails stringy, / Scaled tails strong and—clingy!” Pull tabs, lift-able flaps, tufts of fur, and even a scratch-and-sniff skunk tail provide ...

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'Toes, Ears, & Nose! (A Lift-the-Flap Book)' by Marion Dane Bauer

"Toes, Ears, & Nose! (A Lift-the-Flap Book)" by Marion Dane Bauer

Children's Book Help Baby discover toes, ears, nose, and more in this lift-the-flap book by Marion Dane Bauer and illustrated by Karen Katz!Inside my boots I've got toes, and beneath my scarf is a... Baby is bundled in a mountain of clothes! Peek under the flaps of clothing to find out what's underneath, and play this fun peekaboo book again and again! ...

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'Yummy Yucky' by Leslie Patricelli

"Yummy Yucky" by Leslie Patricelli

Children's Book 'Spaghetti is yummy, worms are yucky. Sandwiches are yummy, sand is yucky.' With bold illustrations, Leslie Patricelli humorously introduces concepts to very young children. The book also has a double spread section featuring 'more yummy things' and 'more yucky things'. ...

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'Where Is Baby's Belly Button?' by Karen Katz

"Where Is Baby's Belly Button?" by Karen Katz

Adult Book Karen Katz's adorable babies play peekaboo in this delightful interactive book.Where are Baby's hands? Under the bubbles! Where are baby's eyes? Under her hat!The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share. ...

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'Time for Bed' by Mem Fox

"Time for Bed" by Mem Fox

Children's Book Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers—sleep tight! “Working beautifully with the soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys a warm feeling of safety and affection.” —School Library Journal ...

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'Moo, Baa, La La La!' by Sandra Boynton

"Moo, Baa, La La La!" by Sandra Boynton

Children's Book Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hilarious books, featuring nontraditional texts and her famous animal characters, have been printed on thick board pages, and are sure to educate and entertain children of all ages. ...

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'Freight Train' by Donald Crews

"Freight Train" by Donald Crews

Children's Book Chugga, chugga. Chugga, chugga. Whoo, whooooo!! ...

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