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A B See

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By Elizabeth Doyle, Elizabeth Doyle (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481436991
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Published: Little Simon - July 21st, 2015

The best A B C book I've seen in years!! Amazingly creative this book doubles as a search and find. You will also love the alliteration. This book is truly fresh and new yet the images are reminiscent of a time gone by. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School

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By Simon Puttock, Ali Pye (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763676070
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Published: Nosy Crow - June 9th, 2015

Mouse is feeling nervous about her first night at moonlight school. She is shy and afraid to meet her new classmates. An adorably illustrated book about overcoming fear and making friends. An owl a cat and a bat= MAGIC! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Mr. Postmouse's Rounds

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By Marianne Dubuc, Marianne Dubuc (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781771385725
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Published: Kids Can Press - August 1st, 2015

Prepare to be enchanted! Join Mr. Postmouse as he delivers mail to all the animals in the neighborhood. Incredible details make the illustrations irresistible! If you loved The Jolly Postman this is just for you! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Witch's Boy

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ISBN: 9781616205485
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2015

For fans of Wildwood and The Apothecary comes this new novel of fate, family and friendship. Filled with omens, "The Witch's Boy" follows two children destined to meet as their kingdoms clash over stolen magic and family traditions. A wonderful tale of finding your own voice despite a great responsibility to attend to the needs of others. A must-read! ~ Reviewed by Aubrey Restifo & Whitney Kaaz


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ISBN: 9780062306845
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Published: Ecco - June 2nd, 2015

A wealthy merchant, an arranged marriage, and a mysterious wedding gift set the stage for this fast-paced, smart debut novel. Set in 17th century Amsterdam, "The Miniaturist" follows Petronella as she attempts to find her place in a house full of mystery and secrets. Polish off your summer with this great weekend read! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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ISBN: 9780316055444
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 7th, 2015

The long awaited third novel from Donna Tartt was well worth the wait. She is back and better than ever in this epic novel of life, death, fate, memory and love. Her characters and plot are carefully thought out and executed without flaw. The art of the novel is alive and well! Rejoice! If you read one novel this year make it this one! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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