Book Suggestion: To Market, to Market

In this clever riff on the old nursery rhyme, To Market, To Market is a plump matron makes a series of increasingly calamitous purchases of animals at the supermarket.

This is one market trip children will wish to take again and again

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Book Suggestion: Hippos Go Berserk

How dull, to be one hippo all alone… until the one calls two other hippos on the phone.

Soon three more hippos are at the door, bringing along another four. Before the night is through, a houseful of hippos (and one beast) has joined the one hippo for a boisterous bash in Hippos Go Berserk.

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Book Suggestion: Snuggle Puppy

A great big hug in book form, Snuggle Puppy is a year-round valentine from parent to child. It is bright, chunky, a pleasure to hold, and has a die-cut cover that reveals a glimpse of the joy inside before it’s even opened.

Best of all, it’s packed, of course, with pure Boynton: her inimitable language, her inimitable illustrations, her inimitable sense of fun.

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Book Friday: Harry the Dirty Dog

In Harry the Dirty Dog Harry was a white dog with black spots who liked everything, except getting a bath.

Taking matters into his own paws, he buries his family’s scrubbing brush in the backyard and runs away from home before they can wrangle him into the tub.

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Book Suggestion: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Who can resist this foul when he pulls every trick out of his feathery bag? In – Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

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Book Friday: The Itsy Bitsy Spider

The Itsy Bitsy Spider is a book for all ages and guaranteed to induce smiles and giggles.

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Book Friday: Teeth Are Not for Biting

Teeth Are Not for Biting is both educational and preventive. It offers young children concrete alternatives to their urges to bite others. It’s designed to be read by a parent, guardian, or teacher, and it offers colorful illustrations by Marieka Heinlen.

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Book Suggestion: My Big Truck Book

My Big Truck Book (My Big Board Books) is ideal for babies and toddlers. Stunning large format brings images to life. Helps to build a child’s vocabulary.

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Selecting books for toddlers

Select books that appeal to infants & toddlers. Look for bright colors, sharp contrasts between picture and page and rhythmic writing

Book Suggestion: Caps for Sale

Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business is an absurd and very simple story has become a classic, selling hundreds of thousands of copies since its first publication in 1940.

Book Friday: Too Big for Diapers

In Too Big for Diapers is a fun Sesame Street board book with potty training in mind.

Book Friday: Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy

Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy: When her family decides to get a dog, she’s certain she can be fancier than ever. After all, a papillon—a small, delicate, fluffy dog—is the ultimate accessory. But her family wants a large, plain dog. How unglamorous!

Book Friday: Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug

Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug

Bow-Wow may look like your average terrier. The streets he walks may seem familiar. But just around the corner, things get a little unusual.

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Book Friday: My Big Animal Book

In My Big Animal Book enjoy looking at the bright and colorful photographs of all the animals.

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Book Friday: Freckleface Strawberry

Freckleface Strawberry is a wonderful children’s book from Actress Julianne Moore.

Book Friday: The Incredible Book-Eating Boy

The Incredible Book-Eating Boy, Henry loves books. In fact, he literally devours them. And the more he eats, the smarter he gets. When he starts eating too many too fast, he can no longer digest them, and their contents get all mixed up.

Book Friday: Mary and the Mouse, The Mouse and Mary

Mary and the Mouse, The Mouse and Mary is the story, about the lifelong friendship between a little girl and a little mouse, is totally cute, but it’s the incredible artwork from Barbara McClintock that makes this one a must-read.

Book Friday: Peek-A Who?

Peek-A Who? is a fun board book. Nina Laden’s illustrations in this simple, rhyming board book are truly magical.

Book Suggestion: The Story about Ping

The Story about Ping is a sweet and funny book with wonderfully rich and colorful illustrations.

Book Suggestion: Jerry Seinfeld’s Halloween

Halloween

Halloween, by Jerry Seinfeld is a great Halloween story. Buy it today, or borrow it from your local library.
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