Picture Book

Pete with No Pants

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781452144016
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 2nd, 2017

Pete is an adorable lump of an elephant who wants to tell jokes. As he plays, he tries to figure out what he is through comparisons. A sweet, humorous story of perception and the confusing, ongoing search for identity, Pete's journey provides an entry point into conversations of categorization and point-of-view while also being a giggle-inducing storytime pick.


Blue Ethel

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780374303822
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - May 30th, 2017

Ethel is an old, fat, cat with absolutely no time for being anything other than herself. Until one day she turns blue. If you've ever had an old fat cat, or any cat to be honest, you will love this whimsically illustrated picture book.

Emily


We are Family

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By Patricia Hegarty, Ryan Wheatcroft (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781680100549
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Published: Tiger Tales - March 1st, 2017

Families come in many shapes and sizes and are created in lots of different ways.  This appealingly illustrated, all inclusive look at the daily life of ten diverse families fairly rollicks along in fun rhyming couplets.  Children will enjoy looking for the details in the pictures as well as the sentiments expressed.

Susannah


The Wish Tree

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By Kyo Maclear, Chris Turnham (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781452150659
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 27th, 2016

On a snowy day, Charles and his toboggan set out to find a wish tree. Their quest is more about the journey than the outcome as they help friends along the way and enjoy the beautiful forest. But as night falls, it looks uncertain as to if they'll ever find what they seek. The lovely text of this luminous book begs to be read aloud over and over again; there's a small bit of magic on every page.

Marika


What Color is the Wind?

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By Anne Herbauts (Created by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781592702213
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - October 4th, 2016

When a child sets out to discover what the wind is, he ends up on a poetic and philosophical journey that uses all the senses. Herbauts' gorgeously textured illustrations make this book a tactile experience, one that readers will return to time and again. Quite simply, this book is a perceptive marvel.

Marika


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