Books We Love for Little Ones

Books We Love for Little Ones

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737046
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 5th, 2019

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Maybe Dying Is Like Becoming a Butterfly Cover Image
By Pimm van Hest, Lisa Brandenburg (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781605375052
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Published: Clavis - October 29th, 2019

Ever been at a loss over how to talk to a young child about death? You won't find a more heartfelt way to begin the discussion. Recommended by Jeanette


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The President Sang Amazing Grace: A Book About Finding Grace After Unspeakable Tragedy Cover Image
By Zoe Mulford, Joan Baez (Other primary creator), Jeff Scher (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781944903848
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Published: Cameron - September 24th, 2019

Sigh ...

Recommended by Mary


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Skulls! Cover Image
By Blair Thornburgh, Scott Campbell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414006
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2019

Hilarious, educational, not even spooky at all! It's laugh-out-loud fun! Recommended by Molly


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Can Princesses Become Astronauts? Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781630763473
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Published: Muddy Boots - June 5th, 2019

From the author who brought us Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots, another gem!

Recommended by Alena


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Little Doctor and the Fearless Beast Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771473446
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Published: Owlkids - March 15th, 2019

This charming story about empathy and kindness warms my heart every time. Recommended by Molly


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Heartbeat Cover Image
By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481435208
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 12th, 2018

It has to be said that the art in this book is moving, beautiful, emotional, and alive. Evan Turk uses vibrant colors to tell the story of one whale from the beginning of life, through the decades. It's a story about love, loss, personal connection, but mostly it's a story about hope. Your children will find Heartbeat pretty and they will love the baby whale. But a promise to you is that it will break your heart and warm it all at once. Recommended by Rob


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I Need a New Butt! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780486787992
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Published: Dover Publications - September 17th, 2014

My husband said the reason I was a popular teacher of kids who had trouble reading was beause I never outgrew booger or fart jokes. No wonder I love this book (and so will most children.) Recommended by Jeanette


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My Heart Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735227934
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Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2019

Another wonderous picture book by a new favorite author, with a beautiful ode to the human heart. Recommended by Jeanette


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P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492674313
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - November 13th, 2018

A hilarious alphabet book that highlights silent letters for children. Funny and enjoyable for all ages! Recommended by Julie


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Du Iz Tak? Cover Image
By Carson Ellis, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763665302
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Published: Candlewick - October 18th, 2016

Every time I read this, I feel so happy. Read a few pages aloud, and I think you will too.  :-)

Recommended by Molly.


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Owls are Good at Keeping Secrets: An Unusual Alphabet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524713317
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 4th, 2018

I've ever been a big fan of alphabet books. But this one is the exception. An enchanting, quirky book of little known animal "facts." Turn to a random page and enjoy. Recommended by Emily


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The Dreamer: (Inspirational Story, Picture Book for Children, Books About Perseverance) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452156088
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 11th, 2018

A lovely, uplifting (no pun intended) story of a pig who wants to fly. After admiring how birds glide through the air, this pig decides hes going to migrate with them -- even if he has to build his own wings. A wonderful tale of ingenuity & the power of determination. Recommended by Emily 


What Do You Do with an Idea? Cover Image
By Kobi Yamada, Mae Besom (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938298073
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Published: Compendium Publishing & Communications - February 1st, 2014

Beautiful art and a heart-warming message about inspiration and creativity. Plus, how adorable is that little idea-egg?! Recommended by Molly


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Islandborn Cover Image
By Junot Díaz, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735229860
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Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018

Although I've enjoyed Diaz as a writer of adult fiction, I must admit I wasn't sure he could pull off a kids' book. What a delight this turned out to be! Read and reminisce. Recommended by Jeanette


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Moon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328781604
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Published: Clarion Books - April 17th, 2018

Learn to howl for joy, be wild, and still with the moon and her wolves! Recommended by Alena


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Love Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740917
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

De La Pena has done it again: written a picture book which recognizes the emotional depth of children. A beautifully illustrated, lyrical homage to the breadth of love. Recommended by Jeanette


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I Give You My Heart Cover Image
By Pimm van Hest, Sassafras Bruyn (Illustrator)
$32.95
ISBN: 9781605373560
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Published: Clavis - November 15th, 2017

Beautiful story. Beautiful Book. Full of heart and gentle wisdom. (Another one for tree-lovers. Take a look at all the paper cut-outs -- these add layers of beauty and meaning.) Recommended by Alena


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Stack the Cats Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781419723490
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 2nd, 2017

This is the purrrfect counting book, in my humble opinion. For all future cat lovers. Recommended by Catsby


Camilla, Cartographer Cover Image
By Julie Dillemuth, Laura Wood (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433830334
Availability: Backordered
Published: American Psychological Association (APA) - October 8th, 2019

What a fabulously imaginative story about finding your way in the world.  Recommended by Jeanette


I Used to Be a Fish Cover Image
By Tom Sullivan, Tom Sullivan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062451989
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 11th, 2016

What a fun way to introduce the concept of evolution!!!  Recommended by Jeanette


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Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? Cover Image
By Carmela Lavigna Coyle, Mike Gordon (Calligrapher), Carl Gordon (Calligrapher)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781630761646
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Published: Taylor Trade Publishing - January 7th, 2016

My kind of princess!!!   Recommended by Alena


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Interstellar Cinderella: (Princess Books for Kids, Books about Science) Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Meg Hunt (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452125329
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 5th, 2015

A fresh, adorable take on an old classic. The illustrations are gorgeous! Recommended by Emily


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The Farmer and the Clown Cover Image
By Marla Frazee, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442497443
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 23rd, 2014

You wouldn't think a story without words would both bring you to the edge of tears as well as lift your heart with joy. Recommended by Jeannette


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Mister Bud Wears the Cone Cover Image
By Carter Goodrich, Carter Goodrich (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442480889
Availability: Backordered
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 3rd, 2014

Mister Bud & Zorro are back -- and as funny as ever. Poor Mister Bud must wear the cone and his pal Zorro could be a little more understanding. With charming illustrations, Mister Bud Wears the Cone is hilarious and perceptive! Recommended by Jane