Children's Books

Heather Has Two Mommies

Heather Has Two Mommies
$6.99
Candlewick relaunches a modern classic for this generation with an all-new, beautifully illustrated edition.

Heather's favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn't matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because "the most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love one another." This delightful edition for a new generation of young readers features fresh illustrations by Laura Cornell and an updated story by Lesléa Newman.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780763690427
Publication Date: 
2016-08-09
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A Tale of Two Daddies

A Tale of Two Daddies
$8.95

"A Tale of Two Daddies" is a playground conversation between two children. The boy says he heard that the girl has two dads. The girl says that is right--she has Daddy and Poppa. True to a child's curiosity, practical questions follow: "Which dad helps when your team needs a coach? / Which dad cooks you eggs and toast?" To which she answers: "Daddy is my soccer coach. / Poppa cooks me eggs and toast."


Intended for 4- to 8-year olds, this book introduces a type of family increasingly visible in modernm society. Neither favoring nor condemning, it reflects a child's practical and innocent look at the adults who nurture and love her. It becomes clear that the family bond is unburdened by any cultural discomforts.


ISBN/SKU: 
9780981971469
Publication Date: 
2010-04-01
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A Tale of Two Mommies

A Tale of Two Mommies
$8.95

A Tale of Two Mommies is a beach conversation among three children. One boy asks another boy about having two mommies. A young girl listening in asks some questions too.
True to a child's curiosity, practical questions follow. "Which mom is there when you want to go fishing? / Which mom helps out when Kitty goes missing?" To which he answers: "Mommy helps when I want to go fishing. / Both Mommies help when Kitty goes missing."
A Tale of Two Mommies is intended for 4-8 year olds.
This book lets us look inside one non-traditional family, a same sex couple and their son. As the children talk, it's clear this boy lives in a nurturing environment where the biggest issues are the everyday challenges of growing up.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780982636671
Publication Date: 
2011-09-01
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Tiny Blessings for My Family

Tiny Blessings for My Family
$7.99
Sweet, simple blessings that encourage thoughtful gratitude for all family members.

Tiny Blessings: For My Family is a sweet, simple book for teaching babies and toddlers how to count their blessings every day. The soothing and minimal text and beautiful illustrations will fill young children's minds with positive thoughts and will encourage them to appreciate life's special gifts-especially the gift of family. Whether it be Mom, Dad, aunts, uncles, grandparents, or siblings, babies and toddlers will see the importance of having family around them and will learn to give thanks for those who are integral in their lives. Parents and little ones will love sitting down together with this warm, joyful book, which is sure to become a perennial favorite in many homes.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780762461783
Publication Date: 
2017-04-04
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Thank You, God, For:....... Mommy/Daddy/Grandma/Grandpa

Thank You, God, For:....... Mommy/Daddy/Grandma/Grandpa
Thank You, God, For:....... Mommy/Daddy/Grandma/Grandpa
Thank You, God, For:....... Mommy/Daddy/Grandma/Grandpa
Thank You, God, For:....... Mommy/Daddy/Grandma/Grandpa
$9.99
$9.99
Option: Mommy

Thank You, God, for Grandpas, For Pops and Papas too, For Granddads, Gramps, and Grandpappies-- They're great, grand gifts from You!

No matter what you call him, there is nothing like the love between a grandpa and his grandchild! With whimsical rhymes and charming illustrations, Thank You, God, for Grandpa encourages little ones to treasure God's special gift of grandfathers.

Grandpas and their grandchildren alike will love this heartwarming story that celebrates their sweet relationship.

Amy Parker's children's books have sold more than 800,000 copies, including two Christian Retailing's Best award-winning books and the bestselling A Night Night Prayer. She lives outside Nashville with her husband and two children.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780718089290
Publication Date: 
2017-03-21
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Dr. Seuss's The Lorax

Dr. Seuss's The Lorax
$16.99
""UNLESS someone like you...cares a whole awful lot...nothing is going to
get better...It's not."" Long before saving the earth became a global
concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against
mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth's natural beauty. His
classic cautionary tale is now available in an irresistible mini-edition,
perfect for backpack or briefcase, for Arbor Day, Earth Day, and every day.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780394823379
Publication Date: 
1971-08-12
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Dr. Seuss's How to Help the Earth - by the Lorax

Dr. Seuss's How to Help the Earth - by the Lorax
$3.99
The star of The Lorax by Dr. Seuss makes his Step into Reading debut in this rhymed reader that offers kids easy suggestions for going green! After explaining how the trash in a wastbasket ultimately ends up in a landfill or incinerator, the Lorax suggests realistic ways children can reduce waste, such as by carrying a lunch box, donating old clothes and toys, sharing magazines with friends, recycling cans and bottles, and using rechargeable batteries. He also explains how they can save energy around the home by turning off lights, taking shorter showers, donning sweaters to stay warm, and much, much more. All in all, this is a great introduction to helping the Earth and helping kids step into reading!
ISBN/SKU: 
9780375869778
Publication Date: 
2012-01-10
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The Spooky Express

The Spooky Express
The Spooky Express
The Spooky Express
$9.99
$9.99
Color: Illinois

We both held our breath as the train whistle blew, for the sound it made was a ghastly Woo-WOOOOO!
Find out what happens aboard the Spooky Express as it hurtles around Indiana on Halloween night.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781492653592
Publication Date: 
2017-07-31
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The Story of Saint Patrick

The Story of Saint Patrick
$6.99

Ages 2 to 5 years. In about 200 words, this little book presents the story of Saint Patrick's Day in a way that is simple enough for a toddler to understand. Vibrant illustrations are paired with the text and help create the connection between the story of the life of Saint Patrick and the way the holiday is celebrated today. Parents can use this book to introduce little ones to the meaning behind Saint Patrick's Day.

ISBN/SKU: 
095177563854
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Here Comes Halloween!

Here Comes Halloween!
$7.99

With glitter, flocking and touch-and-feels galore, Caroline Jayne Church tackles a not-so-spooky Halloween!

 

Help this little boy decide what to be for Halloween:
A robot?
A dinosaur?
A monkey?

 

Find out what he chooses! Caroline Jayne Church's sweet line and color make a not-too-scary Halloween! Glitter, flocking, and fancy touch-and-feels on every spread will keep toddlers enthralled.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780545118156
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Mouse's First Halloween

Mouse's First Halloween
$7.99

Join Mouse on a spooky fall night. He hears bats flying, leaves falling, and children singing, "Trick or Treat!" What can it mean? Find the answer in this sturdy board book edition of the best-selling picture book.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780689855849
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Penguin and Pumpkin

Penguin and Pumpkin
$7.99

Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved character Penguin helps his brother in Penguin and Pumpkin--a charming board book that's perfect for fall.

Penguin's curiosity about fall sends him on a journey to a faraway farm. But his younger brother Pumpkin is too little to come along! Can Penguin find a perfect way to bring the joys of the season back home so Pumpkin can join the fun?

Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating fall and family in many forms!

Don't miss these other books from Salina Yoon!

The Penguin series
Penguin and Pinecone
Penguin on Vacation
Penguin in Love
Penguin and Pumpkin
Penguin's Big Adventure
Penguin's Christmas Wish

The Bear series
Found
Stormy Night
Bear's Big Day

The Duck, Duck, Porcupine series
Duck, Duck, Porcupine
My Kite is Stuck! And Other Stories
That's My Book! And Other Stories

Be a Friend

ISBN/SKU: 
9781681192178
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Zip! Zoom! On a Broom

Zip! Zoom! On a Broom
$7.99

Ten Little Monkeys meets Room on the Broom in this counting-focused Halloween-themed read aloud; now as a board book!
One goes zip, two go zoom.Three witches glide from room to room.
So begins this witchy counting story, now as a board book. Counting up from 1 to 10 and back down again, ten witches jump on a broom--and then fall off one by one! Written in pitch-perfect rhyme, and full of fun read-aloud energy that will have kids memorizing lines and clamoring to read the book again and again, this book hits the mash-up sweet spot between an important concept and Halloween fun!

ISBN/SKU: 
9780316256728
Publication Date: 
2019-07-01
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Dont Push the Button!

Dont Push the Button!
$8.99

Go trick-or-treating with Larry in the hilarious Halloween companion of the USA Today bestseller Don't Push the Button!

Everyone knows that trick-or-treating is the best part of Halloween. But that one house looks kind of scary...wait, why are you walking toward the creepy house?! Whatever you do, do NOT ring that doorbell!

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9781492664420
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Pick a Pumpkin

Pick a Pumpkin
$16.99

The creators of Pick a Pine Tree are back with a joyful, energetic celebration of a Halloween tradition.

 

Pick a pumpkin from the patch. Tall and lean or short and fat. Vivid orange, ghostly white, or speckled green, might be just right.

 

Pairing a wonderfully rhythmic read-aloud text with expressive retro illustrations, author Patricia Toht and illustrator Jarvis capture all the excitement and familial feeling of a favorite holiday tradition. Readers will be happy to follow along with each step, from picking out the perfect specimen at the pumpkin patch (be sure to stop for cider and toffee apples) to carting it home, scooping out the insides, carving a scary face, and finally lighting a candle inside -- savoring the familiar ritual of transforming an ordinary pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind glowing jack-o'-lantern.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781536207644
Publication Date: 
2019-07-08
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The Adventures of Bobby Raccoon

The Adventures of Bobby Raccoon
$2.50
Delightfully instructive tale of another denizen of the Green Forest. Bobby bites his own tail, is horribly frightened, survives an encounter with Buster Bear, and more before he finds a new home.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486286174
Publication Date: 
1995-06-29
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Blacky The Crow

Blacky The Crow
$3.00
Children will love this wonderful tale of Blacky the Crow, who gets into trouble seeing things he shouldn't. Reset in large type with four original illustrations by Harrison Cady.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486405506
Publication Date: 
1998-12-23
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Mother West Wind's Neighbors

Mother West Wind's Neighbors
$3.00
Delightful fables from the Green Forest reveal why Johnny Chuck doesn't like Blacky the Crow, why Ol' Mistah Buzzard has a bald head, who stole Mrs. Grouse's eggs, and 13 other captivating tales.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486428468
Publication Date: 
2003-05-29
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Mrs. Peter Rabbit

Mrs. Peter Rabbit
$3.00
Something is definitely wrong with Peter Rabbit . . . he has no appetite! Deciding he is terribly lonely, Peter sets off to visit some friends in the Old Pasture but instead finds himself narrowly escaping the clutches of Hooty Owl, experiencing a nasty encounter with Jed Thumper (a big gray rabbit) and eventually staring right into the soft, gentle eyes of Miss Fuzzytail. Before you know it, Peter has a new bride!
Children will love sharing the adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rabbit as they start a new ― and often precarious ― life together in the Dear Old Briar-Patch. As they enjoy the story, youngsters absorb gentle lessons about nature, wildlife, and simple human virtues. Eight charming new illustrations, based on the originals by Harrison Cady, enhance this delightful tale, newly reprinted in large, easy-to-read type.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486293769
Publication Date: 
1996-12-02
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The Adventures of Buster Bear

The Adventures of Buster Bear
$3.00

When Buster Bear comes to live in the Green Forest, the amiable bully stirs up quite a commotion, for bears haven't lived in the forest for years. And sure enough, before long Buster has a series of run-ins with Little Joe Otter, Chatterer the Red Squirrel, Farmer Brown's Boy, and even a stubborn metal pail!
These and other entertaining escapades are delightfully recounted in this engaging tale. Set in a timeless world of bubbling brooks, blue skies, and green groves, the story also teaches valuable lessons on the dangers of greed, pride, and insensitivity. The text, printed in large, easy-to-read type, is enhanced by six charming illustrations, based on the originals by Harrison Cady.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780486275642
Publication Date: 
1993-03-24
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The Adventures of Happy Jack

The Adventures of Happy Jack
$3.00
Happy Jack Squirrel fills his days with fun and foolishness -- even while jealously guarding his winter supply of hickory nuts from his mischief-making cousin, Chatterer the Red Squirrel, and playful Striped Chipmunk.
But the bouncing, bushy-tailed creature's days of comfort and security are threatened when he wakes one morning to find his worst dream come true: Shadow the Weasel is close by, and Happy Jack finds himself running for his life, trying every trick he knows to get away from his enemy.
With gentle charm and good-natured humor, master storyteller Thornton Burgess once again draws youngsters into the timeless world of the Green Forest and the Green Meadows where young readers learn about nature and are encouraged to love the "lesser folk in fur and feathers."
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486433219
Publication Date: 
2004-06-28
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The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat

The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat
$3.00

Even in the peaceful, sun-splashed world of the Green Forest, the Laughing Brook, and the Smiling Pool, trouble sometimes makes an appearance and disturbs the lives of the animals living there. And so it is in this charming story about Jerry Muskrat and his friends Little Joe Otter, Spotty the Turtle, Grandfather Frog, and Billy Mink. First, Farmer Brown's boy has set nasty traps all around the Smiling Pool and that spells trouble for Jerry and the other creatures who live in and around the Pool. Wise old Grandfather Frog must think long and hard to come up with a solution for that problem. Then, suddenly, the water in the Laughing Brook stops flowing and before long, the Smiling Pool drops to alarming levels. Something must be done, but what? Children will love finding out as they read or listen to this classic Thornton W. Burgess fable, which combines the fun of a good story with important lessons about kindness, stick-to-itiveness, cooperation, and other virtues. Six full-page illustrations, based on originals by Harrison Cady, enhance the text, newly reset in large, easy-to-read type.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780486278179
Publication Date: 
1993-11-08
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The Adventures of Johnny Chuck

The Adventures of Johnny Chuck
$3.00

Spring has arrived at the Green Meadow and Johnny Chuck is strangely discontent. On a whim, he offers Jimmy Skunk his house and then wanders off. Along the way, he gets into a fight with a strange woodchuck and, after a bruising battle, chases the intruder off. At that point, Johnny is feeling rather unconquerable -- that is, until Polly Chuck uses her feminine charms to capture his heart. Before long, the two are happily keeping house in a burrow in the old orchard.
Thornton W. Burgess, the author of many delightful classics for children, draws young readers into a timeless world of woodland creatures, teaching children important lessons about nature by basing the animals' actions and adventures on actual wildlife behavior. Six charming illustrations by Thea Kliros, based on Harrison Cady originals, enhance a story sure to delight young animal and nature lovers.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780486283531
Publication Date: 
1995-01-06
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The Adventures of Old Man Coyote

The Adventures of Old Man Coyote
$3.00
Children will love finding out as Peter Rabbit, Jimmy Skunk, Prickly Porky, Granny Fox, Reddy Fox and other dwellers in the Green Forest react to a new - and scary - neighbor. All ends happily, of course, in this timeless fable by noted storyteller Thornton W. Burgess.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486296463
Publication Date: 
1997-06-04
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The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad

The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad
$3.00
Jimmy Skunk, Peter Rabbit, and other woodland creatures secretly trail Old Mr. Toad as he makes his way to a very important engagement. Gentle lessons about nature and the environment.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486403854
Publication Date: 
1998-06-10
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