April 20, 2014

New Stuff for Kids

Fabulous new books for kids of all ages!
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Jason Chin

What keeps objects from floating out of your hand? What if your feet drifted away from the ground? What stops everything from floating into space? The answer is Gravity. As in his previous books, Redwoods, Coral Reefs, and Island, Jason Chin has taken a complex subject and made it brilliantly accessible to young readers in this unusual, innovative, and very beautiful book. Ages 5 to 9

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Mary Engelbreit's Nursery and Fairy Tales Collection

Mary Engelbreit

This charming storybook treasury from New York Times bestselling artist Mary Engelbreit features twenty time-honored nursery and fairy tales brought together for the first time ever in this collection. Rendered in Mary's signature style, this enchanting selection of childhood classics has been specially chosen from Mary Engelbreit's Nursery Tales and Mary Engelbreit's Fairy Tales. Ages 4 to 8.

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Mighty Dads

Joan Holub

Mighty dads, strong and tall, help their children, young and small. They keep them safe and bolted tight and show them how to build things right. Mighty Dads is a loving dedication to hardworking fathers and the subtle ways they teach their boys and girls to follow in their tracks. The Dump Trucks learn to get dirty. Crane keeps his little one safe from harm. The busy Cement Mixer gives his daughter a hug. The Forklift cheers his son on. A surprising and touching view of a father's love for his children from the creator of Pete the Cat, James Dean and bestselling author, Joan Holub. Ages 2 to 5.

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Moldylocks and the Three Beards

Noah Z. Jones

In the Land of Fake Believe, Princess meets a strange girl named Moldylocks. When Princess's stomach grumbles, Moldylocks takes her to the home of the Three Beards. The girls sit in the Beards' chairs, eat their chili, and jump on their beds. The Three Beards are not happy when they get home--and they are very, very hungry! Will Moldylocks and Princess go into the chili pot? With easy-to-read text and engaging full-color artwork throughout, kids will be drawn right into this very funny land of fractured fairy tales! Ages 6 to 8.

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A Pet for Fly Guy

Tedd Arnold

In the first Fly Guy picture book, Buzz tries to help Fly Guy find the perfect pet. It seems that everyone else at the park has a pet, so Fly Guy wants one, too. But, a dog is too big. A worm is too slimy. A cricket is too jumpy. A spider is too tangly. And a frog, well, maybe not. Who will be the best pet for Fly Guy? Join in the wacky search in this fun story by The New York Times bestselling author, Tedd Arnold. Ages 4 to 8.

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