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Everything I Need to Know about Christmas I Learned from a Little Golden Book Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780553497359
Availability: Backordered
Published: Golden Books - September 9th, 2014

A genuine and nostalgic look at Christmastime. This book will have you nodding your head and smiling as you remember both the chaos and wonder of the holiday season. Classically illustrated from Little Golden Books. (Jennifer)


Recommended by: Raissa
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1000 Dot-To-Dot: Cities Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781626860667
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Thunder Bay Press - August 5th, 2014

These are not the dot-to-dots we doodled in grade school! Try beautiful, intricate sketches divided by a thousand. Each picture is an addictive puzzle for kids or adults, and each finished page looks like a work of art. (Raissa)


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419712197
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

This meek milliner lives a solitary life...until a crow steals her exquisite bonnet. Then, then she is offered help from cowboys, mimes, jockeys, and a little girl. Maybe having friends isn't so bad after all? (sweet pea)


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Whiskey Distilled: A Populist Guide to the Water of Life Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780670016808
Availability: Special Order
Published: Penguin Putnam - October 16th, 2014

To be honest, I didn't evenknow that spirits sommelier was a thing. Now that I do, I wonder if I've followed in James Wright's footsteps and wasted my life. Oh well, I've got whiskey to keep me company. (Michael)


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Once Upon an Alphabet Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator), Oliver Jeffers
$26.99
ISBN: 9780399167911
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - October 14th, 2014

If you like Shel Silverstein you'll like this book! It
is silly and strange with great illustrations & a quick pace. Sure
to get the kids a'gigglin'. Note fun little connections in the illustrations from story to story for further exploration. (Jennifer)


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781627791830
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt & Company - November 4th, 2014

You're probably thinking, "Hmm. Not for me." That's just because you've never received a text message from William Blake. Or Emily Dickinson. Hilarious text conversations from your favorite authors & literary characters that will make you chortle, if not snort. (sweet pea)


Recommended by: Raissa
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Skippyjon Jones Snow What [With CD (Audio)] Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803737891
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - October 21st, 2014

Children's favorite Skippyjon Jones returns and refashions a fairy tale
to suit his imagination, as all opinionated kittens do. Kids listening
will jump and frolic with him while their parent's heart melts "like a
bowlful of butter on a hot beach." (Raissa)


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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781607747109
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 16th, 2014

Endearingly illustrated, this book addresses the moments when words fail. It plumbs vocabulary of other cultures to shed light on human connections. A great book for anyone with a love of language, connection, and communication. (Jennifer)


Recommended by: Raissa
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Sam & Dave Dig a Hole Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763662295
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - October 14th, 2014

It is every young adventurer's dream to find buried treasure
(or in my case, dig a hole to China). Readers along for the ride do
find treasure and Sam & Dave are not disappointed either. A most excellent expedition! (Raissa)


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Crap Taxidermy Cover Image
By Kat Su
$12.99
ISBN: 9781607748205
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ten Speed Press - September 9th, 2014

Horrifying...ly awesome! While there are some specimens intentionally humorous, most were just done by people who had no clue what they were doing. Sick fun. (sweet pea)


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