Dream Snow

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By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399235795
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Published: Philomel Books - September 25th, 2000

With his signature artwork of bright colors and brushstrokes, Mr. Carle has created a lovely tale of a forgetful Santa in which transparent pages depict a Christmas Eve snowfall. A farmer wakes after having tea and a nap and reales its Christmas and he has a job to do. The last page is quite musical. Ages 3-7 ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

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By L. Frank Baum, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780689817519
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Published: Little Simon - October 1st, 2000

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Robert Sabuda has created a brilliant pop-up celebration of Oz. Slightly abridged, the story unfolds in odd directions at every spread, each batched with additional pop-ups. The special effects include a twisting cyclone, a wizards balloon that sails into the sky and a holographic foil Emerald City. A treat for seasoned Oz lovers and for new aficionados of the Oz ouvre. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Daisy and the Doll

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ISBN: 9780916718237
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Published: Vermont Folklife Center - January 1st, 2005

One day at school Daisy's teacher announces that, for the end-of-school program, the pupils will recite poems about different countries and nationalities. The girls are each given a doll to carry and a poem to memorize. To Daisy's surprise, the doll she receives has a coal-black face, and for the first time she realizes that like her doll's, her own color is different from that of her classmates. Set in 1890's Vermont.

 A Family Heritage Series Book. An original series of children's picture books based on true stories about real American families, drawn from the archives of one of the most distinguised folklife centers in America, The Vermont Folklife Center.

The Two Brothers

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ISBN: 9780916718169
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Published: Vermont Folklife Center - June 1st, 2000

Two brothers, Heinrich and Friedrich, don't like their lives in Prussia and so sail to America one at a time. Both are sent to farms in Vermont. Though they arrive at different times, one day while mending their neighboring fences they meet and are reunited.

 This is part of the Family Heritage Series from the Vermont Folklife Center; children's picture books based on true stories about real American families.

Pumpkin Heads

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ISBN: 9780590521383
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - August 1st, 2007

Magical illustrations bring each unique pumpkin to life in Pumpkin Heads! by Wendell Minor—a story that describes how all pumpkins are transformed into "pumpkin heads" at Halloween, appearing in all sorts of places for all different kinds of reasons.

Brunelleschi's Dome

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ISBN: 9780142000151
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Published: Penguin Books - November 1st, 2001

A great story comes in this small package. Technical enough to leave you marveling at Filippo Brunelleschi's engineering feats involved in the building of the dome on Florence's cathedral, vivid enough to transport you into the streets of Renaissance Florence. This year's Longitude...Inspiring!


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