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Otis Cover Image
By Loren Long, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399252488
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - September 22nd, 2009

A new favorite about the enduring friendship between an old tractor and a calf, reminiscent of "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel"


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The Day the Crayons Quit Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399255373
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Published: Philomel Books - June 27th, 2013

Funny read aloud for all ages!


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It's a Book Cover Image
By Lane Smith, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781596436060
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 10th, 2010

Of course we love this irreverent comparison of books and other devices!


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Monkey with a Tool Belt (Carolrhoda Picture Books) Cover Image
By Chris Monroe, Chris Monroe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780822576310
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Published: Carolrhoda Books - April 1st, 2008

Chris Monroe's books, including the follow-up Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Noisy Problem and Sneaky Sheep, are some of our favorites.  And she's just up the road in Duluth.


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One-Dog Canoe Cover Image
By Mary Casanova, Ard Hoyt (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374356385
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - March 6th, 2003

A perfect picture book for the cabin.


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Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780811877824
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - May 4th, 2011

Perfect for the truck lover in your house.


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Skippyjon Jones Cover Image
By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142404034
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Published: Puffin Books - April 1st, 2005

We love all things Skippyjon!


Waiting for Winter Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781935279044
Availability: Special Order is possible. Currently unavailable or possibly out of stock indefinitely. Please contact us before ordering.
Published: Kane/Miller Book Publishers - June 1st, 2009

Children Make Terrible Pets (Starring Lucille Beatrice Bear) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316015486
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2010

Visitor for Bear Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763628079
Availability: Special Order is possible. Currently unavailable or possibly out of stock indefinitely. Please contact us before ordering.
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 26th, 2008

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Sophie's Masterpiece: Sophie's Masterpiece Cover Image
By Eileen Spinelli, Jane Dyer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689801129
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2001

One of my new baby gifts.


Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? Cover Image
By Carmela Lavigna Coyle, Mike Gordon (Illustrator), Carl Gordon (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780873588287
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Published: Cooper Square Pub - February 1st, 2003

Crow Call Cover Image
By Lois Lowry, Bagram Ibatoulline (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780545030359
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2009

Lois Lowry's first picture book reunites a daughter and her father on a quiet hunting trip.  Beautifully illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.


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Say Hello to Zorro! Cover Image
By Carter Goodrich (Illustrator), Carter Goodrich
$15.99
ISBN: 9781416938934
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 22nd, 2011

Anyone who has had two dogs will relate to this book, but it is also a great new baby book for the older sibling.


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Duck! Rabbit! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780811868655
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - March 11th, 2009

Is it a duck? Is it a rabbit?


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Mother Bruce Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484730881
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 24th, 2015

An immediate bestseller at the store.  Something irresistible about the grumpy bear and the adorable goslings who think he's their mother!


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The Day the Crayons Came Home Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399172755
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Published: Philomel Books - August 18th, 2015

I was skeptical that this sequel could equal the original, but it may be even funnier, filled with postcards home from the crayons to Duncan.