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Can You Whoo, Too?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Sophie Fatus (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609055240

In farmyards, jungles, and oceans, almost every animal has something to say! Roosters cock-a-doodle-do. Can you cock-a-doodle, too? Here's a book that invites kids to make some noise. Young readers will love the interactive experience of reading about, then mimicking, animal sounds. And as kids say honk, squawk, moo, and whoo, they'll be learning, too! Science and nature facts are featured in sidebars—why do whales sing? What does a rooster want us to know? This unique combination of language arts, science, and noisy fun is a dynamic duet with cacophonous kid-appeal.

Biggest Job of All

Harriet Ziefert (author), Lauren Browne (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781593541002

When Lulu grows up, she wants "a really, really big job." She doesn't want to wash elephants - she'd get all wet. She doesn't want to be a doctor - she doesn't like shots. She doesn't want to drive a big rig - hard hats itch. She wants the biggest, most important job of all, but what should it be? A mommy? An author? Nothing is out of the question for Lulu! Her simple game of "What's the biggest job of all?" will open young readers to the many possibilities before them too.

41 Uses for a Grandma

Harriet Ziefert (author) Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609051068

Grandmas get their due in this companion to 40 Uses for a Grandpa. "Don't be surprised when little ones demand to take Grandma and Grandpa through these books, page by charming page," declares Cricket magazine. From one to forty-one, great grandmothers are celebrated in this perfect-for-giving-and-getting homage.

35 Uses for a Daughter

Harriet Ziefert (author), Deborah Zemke (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781593540999

Daughters come in all colors, sizes, and shapes, with all kinds of enthusiasms, abilities, and talents. But whether they're acting as the family's computer guru, movie critic, taste tester, fashionista, tennis partner, or dog walker, or are just using up all the cell phone minutes, every daughter is special. Deborah Zemke's whimsical illustrations show families from all walks of life.

If I had a Dog

Juliana O'Neill (author) Laura Nikiel (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532407635

If I had a dog, I would play with it. If you had a dog, what would you do with it? What would it do with you? This funny beginning reader is perfect for kids who think they want a dog. With 32 unique words, If I had a Dog, is part of the Reading Stars series and makes a great book for kids just starting out in their love of reading.

If I had a Cat

Juliana O'Neill (author) Laura Nikiel (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532407611

If I had a cat, I would play with it. If you had a cat, what would you do with it? What would it do with you? This funny beginning reader is perfect for kids who think they want a cat. With 28 unique words, If I had a Cat, is part of the Reading Stars series and makes a great book for kids just starting out in their love of reading.

Kitty and Me

Judy Wolfman (author) Brett Greiman (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532401954

Kitty loves to play with her friend, her ball, but not the dog in this easy reader. Reading Star books are for kids at the very beginning of a lifetime love of reading. Each book features less than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence.

Where are the Jelly Beans?

Nancy Streza (author) Bree Paulsen (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623958893

Three sisters love jelly beans and discover a fun surprise in this cute children's book from Nancy Streza.

My Good Dog

Katrina Streza (author) Brenda Ponnay (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954758

Even the best dog can't do everything. Here is a funny new beginning reader from the same pair that brought you MY CAT IS FAT and MY CAT, MY DOG.

My Cat, My Dog

Katrina Streza (author) Brenda Ponnay (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954529

A child compares pets in this silly look at cats and dogs. "My cat can sleep. My dog can sleep. My cat can sleep on top of my dog."

Twelve Terribly Active Princesses who were not Exactly Dancing

Michael Ann Dobbs (author) Bree Paulsen (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532401893

Twelve Terribly Active Princesses who were not Exactly Dancing is a “fractured fairy tale” that imagines what would happen in the twelve dancing princesses were actually sneaking into a fairy world in order to play baseball. In this fun and beautifully illustrated story, the 12 princesses take their baseball skills to the next level when an unassuming young field manager stumbles on to their secret.

Kit and Kaboodle

Chris Robertson (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532401794

When Kaboodle the elephant continues to deny his best monkey friend Kit a peanut, Kit tries to impress his friend in a variety of fun ways. Together they learn valuable lessons about sharing and manners.

That is My Kitten

Juliana O'Neill (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532415418

Kitten is very silly. Kitten is very, very silly. When the kitten plays with yarn, it is very, very, very silly. Explore comparison words like near, far, in front of, behind and more in this opposite book featuring a kitten and a ball of yarn. Beginning readers will build confidence in this simple book featuring 17 sight words.

Monsters Move

Juliana O'Neill (author) Adam Pryce (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532409363

Every child can be a reading star! Funny monsters are ready to move. Can you move like the monsters? Monsters Move is part of the Reading Stars series. Reading Star books are for kids at the very beginning of a lifetime love of reading. Each book features less than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence.

Dogs All Dressed Up

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951634

It's time for doggie dress up! These cute pooches put on their best in this Discover Series Picture Book. DOGS ALL DRESSED UP features 25 dogs in a wide range of costumes. Early readers will love flipping through the simple and colorful photos while older children can't help but laugh at a dog in a tutu. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.

Cats All Dressed Up

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951443

It's time for kitty cat dress up! These cute kitties put on their best in this Discover Series Picture Book. CATS IN COSTUME features more than 25 cats in a wide range of costumes.

Knock Knock, Blub Blub!

Brenda Ponnay (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532415432

You'll bubble up with laughter in this funny joke book featuring fish, mermaids, and more water wonders. Why did the dolphin cross the ocean? To get to the other tide. In this funny collection of illustrated jokes from Brenda Ponnay, little ones will swim through a sea of silly stumpers.

Bouncy the Giraffe

Verne Huser (author) Tamia Sheldon (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781681952758

Bouncy is a baby giraffe with only one problem--he can't stop bouncing! This is a fun collection of Bouncy's first adventures by Verne Huser.

The (Not) Sleepy Shark

Tamia Sheldon (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781681952703

Amelia the shark is tired but she's not ready to sleep. In this fun bedtime book, a silly shark explores the way other sea animals get ready for bed until she's finally ready to say goodnight.

Knock Knock, Moo Who?

Brenda Ponnay (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623958886

Knock Knock. Who's there? An interrupting cow. Interrupting Cow-- Moo! Silly knock knock jokes are paired with Brenda Ponnay's bright and fun illustrations in this wacky, funny picture book for preschoolers and up.

Best Beast

Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author) Jess Smart Smiley (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623957476

When a little girl wishes she could have a pet, she gets more than she asked for. Amy wants a pet so she can enter the pet parade competition and win a holiday vacation for her family. Her dad is out of work and her mom insists the family can't afford a dog or cat or even a crab. When Amy receives a magic rock from a crazy old lady, she discovers that her pet may not just beat the competition, it just might eat them too!

There's a Dog on the Dining Room Table

Elizabeth Maginnis (author) Annie Dwyer Internicola (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623956134

In this cute rhyming story about an unexpected visitor, a little girl wonders why there is a dog on her dining room table. She imagines a world of funny scenarios for the new visitor, but not everyone is happy about his arrival.

Wimbley the Wonder Boy

Angela Hawkins (author) Holly Blackman (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623956073

Wimbley is a curious preschool boy who can't help wondering what will happen if he... When Wimbley gets to wondering, there's no telling what sort of trouble he'll get into next.

Animal Family Portraits

Becky Lam (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955724

What happens when you mix a polar bear and a black bear? A panda bear, of course! An explorer has recorded some strange animal families in this wacky illustrated photo album by Becky Lam. While the family portraits may not be, ahem, scientifically accurate, kids will love this playful and imaginative approach to families of all types.

Queen Quail is Quiet: and other ABC Tongue Twisters

Erika Barriga (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954932

The alphabet is amazing! Explore the letters and their sounds in this collection of illustrations and alliterations from Erika Barriga. Younger children will learn to associate the colorful letter with the sound and older children will enjoy wrapping their mouths around the funny, tongue-twisting text.