Children - Toddler

Still Stuck by Shinsuke Yoshitake - Book Review

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$12.95
ISBN: 9781419726996
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2017

Imagine a world where your head has gotten stuck in your shirt for an entire day... sounds terrible, right? Well, at least you won't have to experience it firsthand like this silly main character did. This little book is hilarious! ~ Reviewed by Laura Knapp


Circle, Triangle, Elephant: A Book of Shapes and Surprises by Kenji Oikawa - Book Review

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By Kenji Oikawa (By (artist)), Mayuko Takeuc (By (artist))
$9.95
ISBN: 9780714874111
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Phaidon Press - May 8th, 2017

Would you imagine that a path as well-worn as learning about shapes still has some surprises to offer? It does! This charming board book is the perfect blend of repetition and surprise, injecting the unexpected into the mundane. This should offer plenty of giggles for babies one year old and up (and for the parent, too.) ~ Reviewed by Jennifer Armstrong


Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton - Book Review

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By Chris Haughton, Chris Haughton (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763690793
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Published: Candlewick - October 25th, 2016

The didactic "go to sleep" books of recent years WISH they could be this book. Chris Haughton's distinctive artwork of blocky shapes and vivid colors, along with plenty of yawns and sleepy stretching makes saying goodnight a pleasure. Little bear and all the other small creatures of the forest will be your child's new bedtime friends. Check out the endpapers for a special treat. ~ Reviewed by Jennifer Armstrong


Look, Look Again by Agnese Baruzzi - Book Review

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By Agnese Baruzzi, Agnese Baruzzi (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9789888341207
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Published: mineditionUS - September 1st, 2016

This colorful and inventive flap book with a simple (and durable!) single pull on each page introduces numbers with a surprising twist. Each spread shows 1 of something, but pull the right-hand edge and the page opens up to reveal that what was originally two halves of one thing (one strawberry, one donut, one carrot) turns out to be two parts parts of several other things. One chocolate ice cream pop opens up to reveal 9 tortoise, one lemon becomes ten yellow chickies. Great fun, and easy for even little hands to operate. ~ Reviewed by Jennifer Armstrong


Bunny Slopes by Claudia Rueda - Book Review

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781452141978
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 4th, 2016

Super cute book for the brave little skier in your life!
Fully interactive in the style of Press Here, you the reader must help Bunny go skiing! Shake the book to make it snow, tilt the book to make flat snow into a icy mountainside! Great for ages 3-5. ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


Brave Little Finn by Jennifer Churchman - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780316273596
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

The second book by this dynamic duo that features real animals on a Vermont Farm. Little Finn is born too early and too weak to stay in the cold, late-winter barn so Farmer John brings him home where he's nurtured and taught how to drink from a bottle by Maisie Grace, the fabulous border collie puppy. Soon Finn is strong enough to join his barnyard friends, but it's a big, scary world out there! With a great display of encouragement from the other animals, Finn begins to feel brave, empowered and completely loved. Warning: there's so much genuine compassion and kindness on each and every page, it may make you tear up. The photo illustrations are perfection and you're even treated to a Behind the Scenes look at farm life and The True Story of Finn. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


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