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The Dark

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By Lemony Snicket, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316187480
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2013

The text and illustrations are so well integrated in The Dark that it is as if Lemony and Jon became one person in its creation. A boy is afraid of the dark and it sure does look scary, but it turns out that the dark helps the boy overcome his fear. Intrigued?? Take a peek!!!

Carol


One Gorilla

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By Anthony Browne, Anthony Browne (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780763663520
Published: Candlewick - February 12th, 2013

Check out this amazing counting book which is so much more. Browne’s  gorgeous illustrations give kids the chance to count, examine the subtle differences on each page, and become familiar with the variety of primates – including Anthony Browne himself.

Carol


Old Bear & His Cub & Little Cub

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By Olivier Dunrea, Olivier Dunrea (Illustrator)
$6.99
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ISBN: 9780399160356
Published: Philomel Books - November 21st, 2012

This board book version of the 2 year- old Old Bear and His Cub showcases Dunrea’s art even better than the original. Somehow the mooth surfaces make it crisper  and cleaner. This is a lovely book about the relationship between two caring creatures.


Carol


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By Olivier Dunrea, Olivier Dunrea (Illustrator)
$16.99
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ISBN: 9780399242359
Published: Philomel Books - November 27th, 2012

The brand new Little Cub is the prequel to Old Bear and His Cub and tells the story of how they met. Have tissues nearby. Lovely  gifts for kids 3 and up.
Carol


Comfort Me with Offal

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Comfort Me with Offal: Ruth Bourdain's Guide to Gastronomy Cover Image
$19.99
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ISBN: 9781449427481
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 4th, 2012

The elusive Ruth Bourdain, the popular Twitter mash-up satirist, has left the 140-character world for a lengthier version of her hilarious take on the food world. She skewers food memoirs, food trends, and celebrity chefs. Perfect for all the foodies out there and anyone who appreciates more than a dollop of sarcasm.


Carol


Bottom of the 33rd

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Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game Cover Image
$14.99
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ISBN: 9780062014498
Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2012

It takes great talent to write a book about a single (although very long) baseball game and make it interesting, entertaining and never boring! Dan Barry puts the reader squarely iin those cold seats for 8 hours and makes you want to linger!! Pawtucket, McCoy Stadium, the Paw Sox, the players, the atmosphere, the audience, and the owners are all introduced in a conversational style. This is a book for anyone who likes baseball, history, or just a good read.


Carol


One Times Square

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One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of the World Cover Image
By Joe McKendry, Joe McKendry (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781567923643
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - June 13th, 2012

For kids who like to get completely absorbed in factual subject matter, or adults with the same leanings, you just can’t beat One Times Square. Joe McKendry chronicles the changes in Times Square over a century using amazingly clear illustrations. You will want to make a quick trip to New York after spending time with this book. Take a look. . .


Carol


HIPPOPPOSITES

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$15.95
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ISBN: 9781419701511
Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 1st, 2012

Just when you thought you'd seen every possible version of an opposites board book, along comes one that is the opposite of all the rest!! Gorgeous graphics and unusual pairings (clear - blurry; invisible-visible) make this book a must for every child's library. Take a look.
Carol


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