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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.

Bigger Than Daddy

Harriet Ziefert (author) Elliot Kreloff (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609051358

In this story about the relationship between a boy and his father, Edward yearns to be big like his dad and fast like a fire truck. He and his dad go to the park, then walk home, play, and have dinner before Edward has a bath and is tucked into bed. Along the way, the boy demands the chance to engage in grown-up activities, ranging from the doable (pressing the elevator button) to the less doable (outrunning a big red fire truck). Capturing the teasing affection between a young preschool boy and his dad, the simple language shows the humor, energy, and bossiness of the young child, and the father's love for his son shining through. Parents will recognize Edward's many familiar pleas, while kids will appreciate his frustrations and the spirited way that he deals with them.

Bear in Love

Samantha Davis (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050443

Just one look was all it took for Bear to fall in love with Bunny. But how should Bear show this love? With candy? Or song and dance? With delightful illustrations by award-winning artist Sophie Fatus, warm and witty words perfectly express how love casts its spell on man and beast!

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.

The Dream Dragon

Kathyrn England (author) Valeria Issa (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623957964

A dragon protects a child’s dreams from nightmares in this picture book perfect for bedtime. Bedtime stories inspire a series of dream protectors for a little boy. The dream dragon keeps the nightmares away and is joined by dinosaurs, pirates, super heroes and more in the quest to keep nighttime safe.

Laloo the Red Panda

Lauren Freeman (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623956349

A whimsical children's book about a red panda cub's adventures in India. Laloo the Red Panda is a coming of age tale about a red panda cub on a journey of self discovery in India. Laloo’s adventure begins when he escapes from Gambo, a dimwitted animal poacher, in the middle of the bustling streets of Mumbai! Laloo makes friends with a cast of lovable dogs who help him make his way through India back to his home in the Himalayas. Along the way, he learns an invaluable lesson about being true to yourself.

Petunia, the Girl who was NOT A Princess

M.R. Nelson (author) Holly Liminton (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955915

Petunia is NOT a princess. She doesn't want to be fancy or frilly and she certainly doesn't want another little princess moving in next door. But, when the newest neighbor likes pink and climbing trees, maybe Petunia can make a new friend and stay true to her self.

Pop Pop and Me and a Recipe

Irene Smalls (author) Cathy Ann Johnson (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955878

A cooking story for young and old (including an original recipe for Lemon Bar Cake), this is a delicious blend of cooking and caring. It celebrates the love between a grandson and his grandfather. Join Pop Pop and his grandson as they beat, batter and bond baking the young boy’s favorite Lemon Bar Cake. With full color, lovingly painted step-by-step instructions and a full ingredient list, this book is a sweet recipe for the hearts of lemon cake eaters young and old.

We're Going to the Farm

Nancy Streza (author) Adam Pryce (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954918

A sing-along-story set to the cadence of The Farmer in the Dell, featuring horses, chickens and lots of farming fun! It’s time to go to the farm, but what will we do there?

I Love You!

Calee M. Lee (author) Tricia Tharp (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954734

I love you like a skipping stone...I love you like a doggy's bone... Celebrating the love between a parent and a child, this rhyming book features a host of animals and the things they love about each other.

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."

Who's Coming for Dinner, Little Hoo?

Brenda Ponnay (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954437

It's time for Thanksgiving dinner, and Little Hoo and his friends and family are gathering for a feast. Introduce your little ones to the fun of bringing a community together for Thanksgiving with Little Hoo and all of his woodland friends.

Our World is Whole

Gail Bush (author) Jennie Poh (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166790

One little girl knows that our world is whole because the connections between us all makes it so--from the family cat to the chatty neighbor to Mom and Dad and cousin Jerry. Our World is Whole is a lyrical meditation on mindfulness that celebrates interconnectedness and the ways we support one another and keep our world whole and spinning.

Memoirs of a Tortoise

Devin Scillian (author) Tim Bowers (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166806

Oliver the tortoise has had his human, Ike, for a very, very long time now. In fact, they're the same age--80 years old--and practically twins. They both enjoy the slowness of the garden, cool water from the hose on a hot day, and a nice slice of honeydew melon. But when Ike stops visiting the garden, Oliver wonders why his pet has left him so soon. So he makes the long journey to see his mother ten gardens away--she will certainly have the answer. This tender story from the author and illustrator that brought us Memoirs of a Goldfish reminds us to cherish all the days we have with our pets and loved ones.

Nursery Rhyme Time

Mother Goose (author) Amy Mullen (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781681952932

Favorite nursery rhymes are paired with sweet and baby and toddler-friendly illustrations in this bright book from Amy Mullen. This cute collection features favorites such as Humpty-Dumpty, London Bridge is Falling Down and more.

A Book of Questions

Jane Meyer (author) Lucia Salemi (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781681952871

Every kid has questions...and they also have the capacity to discover very interesting answers. In A Book of Questions, Jane G. Meyer leads kids through a pint-sized Socratic exercise in questioning the nature of the universe. Paired with Lucia Salemi’s whimsical illustrations, these questions are sure to get kids thinking, and coming up with new questions of their own.

ABC Train

Thomas Burns (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623957445

Travel through the alphabet on the ABC train. This fun look at letters is a must for any train-loving child.

Diggy

Calee M. Lee (author) Amy Mullen (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623956011

Diggy has lots of work to do! Join in the construction fun and help Diggy do what he does best. If your little boy loves dump trucks, diggers, and building fun, Diggy is sure to be a treat!

My Nana and Me

Irene Smalls (author) Cathy Ann Johnson (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955854

A joyful story celebrating the love between a granddaughter and her grandmother. This delightful picture books follows a young girl and her grandmother through a day of tea parties, dancing, hide and seek, pat-a-cake, bath time, story time, and bedtime. At the end of the story the little girl discovers why she is so extra special.

My Yellow Umbrella

Chris Robertson (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955427

It's a beautiful day for a yellow umbrella! Bright, retro-inspired illustrations accompany a little girl on her dreamy day with a yellow umbrella.

Blucy

Julia Dweck (author) Erika LeBarre (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955397

Once in a blue moon, a special pet comes along. When Mandy adopts the best cat at the shelter, she doesn't realize it has a big secret and an even bigger personality.

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.

The Zebra Said Shhh

M.R. Nelson (author) Tamia Sheldon (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954482

An exhausted zebra is ready for bed but the other animals at the zoo still want to play. Help the Zebra say “Shhh” to the lions, elephants and other noisy animals at the zoo.