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Jillian Jiggs

Jillian Jiggs

illustrated by Phoebe Gilman
edition:Paperback
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No one can keep up with Jillian Jiggs. With boundless energy and imagination, Jillian rushes from game to game. One minute she's a robot, the next minute she's a tree. How can she take time to clean up her room when there are so many wonderful things to make and do? No one knows what Jillian will think of next- especially not her mother!

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Good Morning, Sam

Good Morning, Sam

edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook

"I'll help you get dressed," said Stella.
"No," said Sam. "I can do it by myself."
But Sam takes a roundabout route to getting dressed and, as usual, his big sister Stella is there to help … but this time Sam has the last laugh.
Vibrant and humorous, Marie-Louise Gay's stories and pictures explore the endearing, intimate scenes of young childhood.

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Night Cars

Night Cars

by Teddy Jam
illustrated by Eric Beddows
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback

Winner of the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award

It is late at night in the city. From his father's shoulder, a sleepless baby watches the snow drift down from the sky onto the busy street below. What are all those noises? What are all those lights? His tired but patient father explains everything, from the bustle of taxis swishing through the slush to the grinding and slamming of the early-morning garbage trucks.

Teddy Jam’s lyrical prose and Eric Beddows’s detailed illustrations cast Night Cars

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Me and You

Me and You

illustrated by Geneviève Côté
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

Two artistic friends, paintbrushes in hand ... “I wish I were just like you,” says the rabbit to the pig. “I wish I were just like you,” says the pig to the rabbit. As the friends use paintbrushes and a few props to adjust tails, ears and noses, something soon becomes clear: they liked each other better before. “I am me and you are you ... that's why we love each other, me and you!”

This gentle celebration of friendship and individuality by award-winning writer and illustrator Genevi …

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Red is Best (Annikin Miniature Edition)

Red is Best (Annikin Miniature Edition)

edition:Book

The little girl in this simple but exuberant story knows that red barrettes are best, “because they make my hair laugh.”

About the Annikin Series: Annikins are mini books made especially for children—small enough to fit into tiny hands and pockets. Each book measures 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" and contains full color pages.

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Big Sarah's Little Boots

Big Sarah's Little Boots

edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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Sarah loves her yellow boots. But one day, they just won’t fit anymore. No amount of stretching will make them big again, and a disappointed Sarah must choose new boots. This picture book tells an endearing story about facing and happily resolving a familiar childhood dilemma.

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A Day with Nellie

A Day with Nellie

illustrated by Marthe Jocelyn
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover

Wake up, Nellie! The fun is about to begin. First, there’s deciding what to wear. Then there’s breakfast with all kinds of shapes and textures and tastes. From indoor play in a made-up train, to a trip to the park and a bedtime cuddle with Daddy, Nellie’s day is full of discoveries.

Marthe Jocelyn’s bright collages incorporate a feast of concepts for small children to explore. With so much to look at and talk about, A Day with Nellie is sure to be a favorite with the very young and with t …

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Mabel Murple hc

Mabel Murple hc

by Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Sydney Smith
edition:Hardcover

What if there was a purple planet with purple people on it? Sheree Fitch answers this question with a zany tongue-twister of a poem featuring Mabel Murple, a daredevil who rides a purple motorbike through purple puddles, skis on purple snow, and on her pancakes pours maple syrple.

With a rich and vivid purple palette, Sydney Smith's brand-new illustrations reflect the wild joy in this classic poem. Originally published in 1995, Mabel Murple won the Ann Connor Brimer award for children's literatu …

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