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King Jack and the Dragon

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By Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803736986
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Published: Dial Books - August 18th, 2011

Summer nights, lost in an imaginary game, remember? This charming book, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, brings all those memories together in this perfect bedtime story.

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By Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780803739871
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Published: Dial Books - May 16th, 2013

Far, Far Away

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780375849725
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2013

This modern day story of suspense reads like a fairy tale. Jeremy Johnson Johnson (his real name) lives in the town of Never Better and helps to run the Two-Book Bookstore, where there are only two titles for sale. The ghost of Joseph Grimm, one half of the Brothers Grimm, is his closest companion and protector. Meanwhile the nefarious Finder of Occasions watches and waits.

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E.B. White on Dogs

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By Martha White (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780884483410
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - March 25th, 2013

Can you imagine a better combination; dogs, and E.B. White’s writings about them? Essays from Harper’s Magazine and The New Yorker, poems, and personal letters make up this delightful collection. Each piece contains White’s gentle humor, distinctive style and his unquestioning love of dogs.

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Sky High

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By Germano Zullo, Albertine (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781452113920
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 21st, 2012

Competing neighbors building outlandish houses, is there no end to it? Yes. In the meanwhile enjoy the drawings and delightful quips that bring this story to its very funny conclusion. Make sure to check out his childrens books as well, Little Bird and Line 135.

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Adele & Simon

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ISBN: 9780374380441
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - September 5th, 2006

I recently came across this picture book on our shelves. It is quite a find, with its early 20th century maps of Paris, detailed drawings, and charming ending. It is a book that is fun to read, to be read to, or just to spend time looking through.

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Gone Fishing

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780547820118
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 5th, 2013

As in the style of Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, this book of verse is both fun and funny. With every chapter told in a different poetic form, accompanied by Matthew Cordell’s charming illustrations, this is a wonderful introduction to poetry.

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Lust for Life

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ISBN: 9780452262492
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Published: Plume Books - June 1st, 1984

It’s February, and time to settle into a good book. This novel, based largely on his letters to his brother Theo, is an intimate view of the complicated and tumultuous life of Vincent Van Gogh. It was so captivating, that when the end drew near I put it down and walked away, unable to bear the thought of finishing it.
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On the Blue Comet

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ISBN: 9780763658151
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 11th, 2012

Lionel trains and time travel, what could be better?  Set during the crash of 1929, this adventurous tale is part historical fiction and part fantasy. The beautiful illustrations of Bagram Ibatouline grace this period piece. See the trains at Lionel’s site.

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