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By Ingela P. Arrhenius
ABC Color combines learning the alphabet with several lesser known colors for an educational and fun book for young children. Each page of this beautifully illustrated book features a different letter and little-known color, so children can learn about both topics at one time!
By Ayano Imai
This striking new interpretation of the classic, with its delightful, quirky illustrations, brings the moral tales of Aesop to life for young readers. More than a dozen of Aesop's fables are brought to dazzling new light in this exquisite edition by Ayano Imai. The tales are each given a unique charm through the superb illustrations.
By Rachel Quarry
Colin the Chameleon tells the story of a chameleon who, unlike his siblings, cannot change color and the dangers this poses. Eventually, Colin finds that it his very difference that makes himself special and helps keep his family safe from a greater threat.
By Jennifer Thorne
It's a quiet morning at the zoo, until some strange new creatures roll in—trucks and bulldozers and wrecking balls! They're tumbling, digging, and roaring alongside the animals. Giraffe, rhino, the monkeys, and the tigers watch the new creatures and, soon, are playing with their new friends.
By Cheryl Lawton Malone
When Dario and his mother move to Cape Cod from Brazil, Dario has a hard time making friends since he doesn't speak English well. But one day Dario meets someone else who has just arrived in New England and he doesn't speak any English at all...because he's a right whale!
By Claire Freedman
Do you have a yeti in your home? There's no need to worry--yetis are friendly, cuddly creatures. (Okay, maybe they're a little stinky too.) This book will show you how to feed your yeti (you'll need a napkin), how to give him a bath (add some ice), and what to expect if you take him to school! There's a lot to learn about yetis, but being friends with one is always fun!
By Laurie Elmquist
From a carrier, a baby peers out at the trail. Leaves rustle overhead, and a turtle stretches toward the sun. Everything shimmers with light, including the jeweled wings of a dragonfly and the star-shaped lilies. This delightful book takes the reader on a hike accented by the soft sound of footsteps on the trail and grounded by the rhythmic rocking of mother and baby moving through the forest.
By Kai Cheng Thom
A children's picture book that incorporates lush visual storytelling with poetic language to tell the tale of a magical gender variant child who brings transformation and change to the world around them with the help of their mother's love. This unique children's book honors timeless fairy-tale themes while challenging gender, racial, and body stereotypes.
By Silvia Lopez
Meili, who is six years old and adopted from China, learns that her parents are going to adopt a baby from Haiti. She's not happy. Why do they need a new baby? Their family is just right as it is. As Meili learns more about her new sibling and the importance of being a big sister, will she realize that a new addition can be just right for their family too?
By Artie Knapp
In this endearing and beautifully illustrated picture book, a baby river otter learns to swim, dive, and play in her natural habitat. Encouraged by her mother, the little otter soon sets out to explore on her own, quickly learning to escape shoreline predators and to find her way back to the security of home.
By Jennifer Rustgi
An imaginative young girl travels the world with her faithful companion, the moon. In her enchanted adventure she visits all seven continents while the moon goes through its cycle of phases as portrayed in silhouetted art. 'Explore More' sections for kids and adults offer information and activities on phases of the moon and other aspects of astronomy and geography.
By Bridgette Zou
Norman happily lives alone on Planet Gerp, spending every day making Nom Noms in his Nom Nom factory and eating only Nom Noms for every meal. It's nice and quiet on Gerp, until a loud, strange creature arrives bringing even stranger foods...and worse, a taste for ADVENTURE. What will Norman do?