Series:Positively for Kids gains Never Say Never by Doug Flutie with Greg Brown and Pursue Your Goals by Eric Lindros with Brown, both illus. by Doug Keith ($14.95 each, 7-12).



Impatient Pamela Asks: Why Are My Feet So Huge?by Mary Koski, illus. by Dan Brown ($15.95). Pamela learns to love her big feet when she becomes a soccer player. (5-9)


Impatient Pamela Says: Learn How to Call 9-1-1by Mary Koski and Lori Collins, illus. by Dan Brown ($4.95). Teaches children how to deal with emergencies. (4-8)


Hurry Granny Annieby Arlene Alda, illus. by Eve Aldridge ($14.95). Three children try to discover why Granny is in such a rush. (4-7)

Never Let Your Cat Make Lunch for Youby Lee Harris, illus. by Debbie Tilley ($12.95). A cat can make breakfast, but not lunch. (4-7)

Pumpkin Circleby George Levenson, photos by Shmuel Thaler ($14.95), focuses on a backyard pumpkin patch. (5-8)

Apple Batterby Deborah Turney ZagwA¿n ($14.95) tells of a woman who tends to her orchard while her son plays baseball. (6-8)

Dog Talesby Jennifer Rae, illus. by Rose Cowles ($14.95). Canines play roles in familiar fairytales. (6-11)

Honest Pretzels and 64 Other Amazing Recipes for Cooks Ages 8 & Upby Mollie Katzen ($19.95) is a cookbook for kids. (6-11)

Paperback Reprint:Animalia by Barbara Berger ($7.95, 6-up).


Merry Christmas, Grumpy Bunnyby Justine Korman, illus. by Lucinda McQueen ($13.95). A bunny discovers the true meaning of Christmas. (4-8)


Wellington's Chocolatey Dayby Mick Inkpen ($3.50). A chocolate-loving pig stars in this tale about friendship and sharing. (4-8)

Soonerby Patricia Calvert ($3.95) is a sequel to Bigger. (8-12)

Mazes on Marsby Patrick Merrell ($3.95) is a collection of mazes. (8-12)

World Record Super Stunts: Make 10 Fantastic Flyersby Ian Boyd, illus. by Shi Chen and Peter Pluchino ($4.95), offers directions for making 10 planes. (8-12)

Series:The How to Draw series adds How to Draw PokAcmon by Ron Zalme ($3.95, 7-12), How to Draw Christmas by Roseanna Pistolesi and How to Draw Casper the Friendly Ghost and Friends by Dona Smith ($2.95 each, 7-12); and How to Draw Crash Bandicoot and Friends by Ron Zalme ($2.95, 8-12).


Candy Counting: Delicious Ways to Add and Subtractby Lisa McCourt, illus. by Brad Tuckman ($15.95), introduces early math concepts. (4-8)

Arctic Songby Miriam Moss, illus. by Adrienne Kennaway ($15.95), takes readers on a journey through the Arctic. (4-8)

Rocket to the Moon: The Incredible Story of the First Lunar Landingby Lisa Combs, illus. by Robert G tzl ($17.95), recounts the inaugural landing on the moon. (5-11)


High Flightby Linda Granfield, illus. by Michael Martchenko ($15.99), tells of WWII pilot John Magee. (All ages)

The Dancer Who Flew: A Memoir of Rudolph Nureyevby Linda Maybarduk ($18.95) is a biography of this ballet dancer. (All ages)

Aiko's Flowersby Rui Umezawa, illus. by Yuji Ando ($13.95). A Japanese girl comes to respect an age-old tradition. (5-8)

Periwinkle Isn't Parisby Marilyn Eisenstein, illus. by Rudolph Stussi ($15.95), centers on a girl who longs to run away to Paris. (5-8)

The Memory Houseby Troon Harrison, illus. by Eugenie Fernandes ($15.95). A girl and her grandfather refinish an old carousel horse. (6-9)

Sindbad: From the Tales of the Thousand and One Nightsby Ludmila Zeman ($17.95) is a retelling of this tale, with new art. (6-up)

The Forest Familyby Joan Bodger, illus. by Mark Lang ($16.95), is a fable about the healing power of storytelling. (8-11)

Mr. Dickens Hits Townby Jan Mark, illus. by Regolo Ricci ($16.95), recounts Charles Dickens's visit to Montreal. (9-up)


Shooting Hoops and Skating Loops: Great Inventions in Sportsby Alanna Hegedus and Kaitlin Rainey, illus. by Bill Slavin ($17.95), discusses 10 inventions. (9-up)

Paperback Reprint:The Only Outcast by Julie Johnston ($6.95, 11-up).


Paperback Reprint: Teach' Light: A Tale of Blackbeard the Pirateby Nell Wise Wechter ($9.95, 8-13).


(Abbeville, dist.)

Give Me a Kissby Ron van der Meer ($12.95). Frog Prince g s door-to-door asking for a kiss in this interactive book that includes a doorbell and fold-out doors. (4-8)

Series:The Classic Mouse Tales series of pop-ups by Keith Mosely adds Beauty Mouse and the Beast, Cindy Mouse, Robinson Mouse and Snow Mouse and the Seven Moles ($8.95 each, 4-10).


Bemelmans: The Life & Art of Madeline's Creatorby John Bemelmans Marciano ($35) recounts the life of Ludwig Bemelmans. (All ages)

Listen to the Storyteller: A Trio of Musical Tales from Around the World, illus. by Kristen Balouch ($16.99), pairs folktales with music. (All ages)

Joseph Had a Little Overcoatby Simms Taback ($15.99) reveals Joseph's inventive recycling of his worn coat. (All ages)

Celtic Fairy Tales, edited by Neil Philip, illus. by Isabelle Brent ($21.99), collects 20 stories. (All ages)

The Treasury of Saints and Martyrsby Margaret Mulvihill ($19.99) examines the lives of more than 50 individuals. (All ages)

Froggy's Halloweenby Jonathan London, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz ($15.99). What will Froggy be for Halloween? (2-6)

Dear Junoby Soyung Pak, illus. by Susan Kathleen Hartung ($15.99). A boy receives a letter from his Korean grandmother. (3-7)

Morris's Disappearing Bagby Rosemary Wells ($15.99) brings back this tale with new art. (3-7)

Madeline Birthday Activity Book, based on the characters created by Ludwig Bemelmans ($7.99), includes games and stickers. (3-8)

Deliveryby Anastasia Suen, illus. by Wade Zahares ($15.99), reveals how various items are delivered. (3-8)

Maya, Tiger Cubby Theresa Radcliffe, illus. by John Butler ($14.99). A young tiger encounters a hungry hyena. (3-8)

One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrimsby B.G. Hennessy, illus. by Lynne Cravath ($15.99), portrays life in the Plymouth colony. (3-8)

Are We There Yet, Daddy?by Virginia Walters, illus. by S.D. Schindler ($15.99), recounts a long car ride to grandmother's house. (3-8)

When Tiny Was Tinyby Cari Meister, illus. by Rich Davis ($13.99), recalls when a big dog was a small puppy. (4-7)

Cesar's Amazing Journeyby Stephen Phillip Policoff, created by Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, illus. by David Catrow ($15.99). A tree frog hits the streets of New York City. (4-8)

Tallchief: America's Prima Ballerinaby Maria Tallchief with Rosemary Wells, illus. by Gary Kelley ($15.99). This Native American ballet star tells her life story. (4-9)

The Rainbow Tulipby Pat Mora, illus. by Elizabeth Sayles ($15.99). A Mexican-American girl celebrates her heritage. (5-9)

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!10th Anniversary Edition by A. Wolf, as told to Jon Scieszka, illus. by Lane Smith ($16.99). Still insisting he's innocent, this would-be pig devourer adds another chapter to his tale. (5-up)

Keeping the Moonby Sarah Dessen ($15.99). While staying with her eccentric aunt one summer, a girl makes new friends. (12-up)

Series:Cam Jansen returns in Cam Jansen and the Barking Treasure Mystery by David A. Adler, illus. by Susanna Natti ($13.99, 7-10). The Time Warp Trio adds It's All Greek to Me by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Lane Smith ($13.99, 7-11). Pippi's Extraordinary Ordinary Day by Astrid Lindgren, illus. by Michael Chesworth, is a new Pippi Longstocking Storybook ($13.99, 4-8). And The Whole Story continues with The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan P , illus. by James Prunier ($25.99, paper $17.99, 12-up).

Board Book Reprint:Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet and Allan Ahlberg ($6.99, 6 mos.-up).


Brave Bearby Kathy Mallat ($14.95). Bear helps a baby bird find its way home. (2-5)

Hello, Luluby Caroline Uff ($14.95) is a tale about families, friends and pets. (2-5)

Pumpkin Day, Pumpkin Nightby Anne Rockwell ($15.95) describes the fun of choosing and carving a pumpkin. (3-7)

Picky Mrs. Pickleby Christine Schneider ($15.95) tells of a wise girl and her less than mature aunt. (5-8)

The Promise Quiltby Candice Ransom, illus. by Ellen Beier ($15.95). A quilt is auctioned to raise money to buy books when a school is destroyed during the Civil War. (5-8)

Sh shine Whittakerby Helen Ketteman, illus. by Scott Goto ($15.95), is the tale of a sh shine man in the West. (5-8)

The Spooky Bookby Steve Patschke, illus. by Matt McElligott ($15.95). Two children read spooky books on a dark and stormy night. (5-8)

Down, Down, Down in the Oceanby Sandra Markle, illus. by Bob Marstall ($15.95), examines underwater life. (5-8)

King of the Kootiesby Debbie Dadey, illus. by Kevin O'Malley ($15.95). Nate helps a new friend outwit the class bully. (7-10)

Captain's Commandby Anna Myers ($15.95). During WWII, a girl and her dog save her uncle from despair. (10-up)

The Heart Calls Homeby Joyce Hansen ($16.95). A young man searches for loved ones in the post-Civil War South. (12-up)

Paperback Reprints:One Bean by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Megan Halsey ($5.95, 3-6); Naming the Cat by Laurence Pringle, illus. by Katherine Potter; and Velcome by Kevin O'Malley ($6.95 each, 5-8); and When the Chenoo Howls: Native American Tales of Terror by James Bruchac and Joseph Bruchac, illus. by William Netmu'xwe Sauts Bock ($7.95, 8-12).


Peter Rabbit & Friends Treasury($19.99) contains eight stories. (All ages)

Beatrix Potter Decoupage, illus. by Beatrix Potter ($16), presents project ideas and instructions. (All ages)

Peter Rabbit's Board Book and Toy, illus. by Beatrix Potter ($16), packages a storybook with a plush Peter. (18 mos.-up)

Peter Rabbit's Touch and Feel Book, illus. by Beatrix Potter ($9.99). Readers can help Peter find his handkerchief. (3-8)

The Original Peter Rabbit Storybook Playset, illus. by Beatrix Potter and Colin Twinn ($18.99), includes a fold-down stage and character pieces. (4-up)


Peter Rabbit's Christmas Activity Book, illus. by Beatrix Potter ($4.99), offers puzzles, crafts and stickers. (All ages)


(Firefly, dist.)

Paperback Series:The Champion Sports Biography Series welcomes Tara Lipinski: Teen Skating Sensation by Annis Karpenko, Shaquille O'Neal: A? ShaqA?? Appeal and Pete Sampras: Tennis Ace and Nice Guy by Michael Boughn, Ronaldo: Soccer Sensation by Mark Paddock and Jacques Villeneuve: Born to Race by Ken Sparling ($8.95 each, 11-15).


The Dream Quiltby Celeste Ryan, illus. by Mary Haverfield ($12.95). Michael's grandmother chases away his bad dreams. (3-7)

Good Night, Little Oneby Steve Bjorkman ($12.95) presents bedtime rhymes. (3-7)

Steps to Jesusby Linda Sattgast, illlus. by Anthony Lewis ($9.95), aims to help youngsters discover God. (4-8)

God's Best Promises for Kids by Mack Thomas, illus. by Dennas Davis ($14.95), sets out to help children trust in God's promises. (4-8)

The White Pony: A Tale of Great Loveby Sandra Byrd, illus. by Sarah Waldron ($14.95), is an allegory set on the North American plains. (4-8)


Buffalo Dreamsby Kim Doner ($16.95, paper $9.95). A Native American family delivers special gifts to a sacred buffalo. (7-up)


Janice VanCleave's Food and Nutrition Guide for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Funby Janice VanCleave ($27.95) offers experiments and nutritional info. (8-12)


At Home with the Presidentsby Juddi Morris ($12.95) rounds up facts and stories about U.S. Presidents. (10-14)

Math Trek: Adventures in MathZoneby Ivars Peterson and Nancy Henderson ($12.95) introduces math projects. (10-up)

Paperback Series:Janice VanCleave's Science Experiments gains Janice VanCleave's 203 Icy, Freezing, Frosty, Cool, and Wild Experiments by Janice VanCleave ($12.95, 8-12). Spend the Day adds Spend the Day in Ancient Egypt: Projects and Activities that Bring the Past to Life by Linda Honan, illus. by Ellen Kosmer ($12.95, 8-12). Kids Around the World introduces Kids Around the World Create! The Best Crafts and Activities from Many Lands by Arlette Braman and Kids Around the World Celebrate! The Best Feasts and Festivals from Many Lands by Lynda Jones ($12.95 each, 8-12). And new to The New York Public Library Answer Books for Kids is The New York Public Library Amazing Native American History: A Book of Answers for Kids by Elizabeth Sonneborn ($12.95, 10-14).


Arctic Dreamsby Carole Gerber, illus. by Marty Husted ($15.95), is a bedtime tale set in the Arctic. (All ages)

Row, Row, Row Your Boatby Iza Trapani ($15.95). A bear family takes to the water. (3-7)

Humpty Dumptyby Kin Eagle, illus. by Rob Gilbert ($15.95), follows this character's adventures beyond the wall. (3-7)

Dancing with Daddyby Willy Welch, illus. by Liza Woodruff ($15.95). A girl and her father dance together. (4-8)


(Graphic Arts Center Publishing, dist.)


A World of Difference: A Which-Is-Which Bookby Diane Young ($6.95) examines the differences between pairs of similar animals. (5-7)

Whose House Is This?by Wayne Lynch ($6.95) introduces animal abodes. (5-7)

Paperback Series:Welcome to the World adds Skunks and Porcupines by Diane Swanson ($5.95 each, 5-7).


You Go Awayby Dorothy Corey, illus. by Diane Paterson ($14.95), is a new edition of this tale about separation anxiety. (2-5)

The Ten Commandments for Jewish Childrenby Miriam Nerlove ($14.95) explains the Ten Commandments. (3-7)

I Have a Weird Brother Who Digested a Flyby Joan Holub, illus. by Patrick Girouard ($13.95), is a story about digestion. (4-8)

If I Were Presidentby Catherine Stier, illus. by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan ($14.95). Children imagine themselves in this role. (5-8)

Red Berry Woolby Robyn Eversole, illus. by Tim Coffey ($15.95), tells of the friendship between a boy and a lamb. (5-8)

Waiting for Mr. Gooseby Laurie Lears, illus. by Karen Ritz ($14.95). A boy rescues a goose with a trap on its leg. (5-8)

A Baby Born in Bethlehemby Martha Whitmore Hickman, illus. by Giuliano Ferri ($15.95), retells the Nativity story. (5-9)

Just Like Home/Como en mi tierraby Elizabeth Miller, trans. by Teresa Mlawer, illus. by Mira Reisberg ($14.95). A bilingual tale of a girl whose family emigrates to the U.S. (6-8)

Way to Go, Alex!by Robin Pulver, illus. by Elizabeth Wolf ($14.95). Carly's brother takes part in the Special Olympics. (6-8)

Z Is for Zombieby Merrily Kutner, illus. by John Manders ($15.95), offers rhymes introducing creepy characters. (6-9)

Old Dog Cora and the Christmas Treeby Consie Powell ($15.95). A dog accompanies a family on its search for a tree. (7-10)

Spider Storch's Desperate Dealby Gina Willner-Pardo, illus. by Nick Sharratt ($11.95, paper $3.95). Will Spider's friends find out that he's going to be in a wedding party with Mary Grace? (7-10)

Series:New Boxcar Children's Mysteries are The Mystery in the Mall, The Gymnastics Mystery, The Poison Frog Mystery and The Mystery in New York, with characters created by Gertrude Chandler Warner ($13.95 each, paper $3.95, 7-12)

Paperback Reprints:My Baby Brother Has Ten Tiny T s by Laura Leuck, illus. by Clara Vulliamy ($5.95, 2-5); Mr. Pak Buys a Story by Carol Farley, illus. by Benrei Huang ($6.95, 4-7); White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman, illus. by Tyrone Geter ($6.95, 5-9); and What You Should Know by Rachel Schulson, illus. by Mary Jones ($5.95, 5-10).


Paperback Series:Kids Can! gains Kids'Art Works!: Creating with Color, Design, Texture & More by Sandi Henry ($12.95, 4-10). And joining Kaleidoscope Kids are The Beast in You! Activities & Questions to Explore Evolution by Marc McCutcheon ($10.95, 6-12); Geology Rocks! Hands-On Activities to Explore the Earth by Cindy Blobaum, illus. by Michael Kline ($10.95, 7-12); and Bridges! Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test by Carol Johmann and Elizabeth Rieth, illus. by Michael Kline ($10.95, 7-14).


Buggy Buddies: Kitten, Monkey, Puppyand Lamb, illus. by Emily Bolam ($5.95 each), are books with straps that attach to stroller, car seat, etc. (Infant-3)

Time for Bedby Lisa Allen and Julie Sharp, illus. by Vickie Johnson ($12.95), includes a flashlight to shine on die-cut pages to create shadows. (3-7)

My Tea Party, illus. by Kim Jacobs ($14.95), offers a case containing a recipe book, mini tea set and cookie cutter. (3-7)

My Little Firehouse, illus. by Shelley Dieterichs ($14.95), packages a die-cut board book with a plush Dalmatian. (3-7)

Wild Animals Pop-upby Rod Campbell ($7.95) features jungle animals. (3-7)


The Muppets Big Book of Craftsby The Muppet Workshop with Stephanie St. Pierre ($18.95) offers 100 projects. (6-up)

First Lessons in Balletby Lise Friedman, photos by K.C. Bailey ($8.95), outlines basic steps and positions. (8-12).


Series: Christmas Around the World adds Christmas in Australia ($18.50, all ages). New to My Turn are My Day! and Yum, Yum! by Ivan Bulloch and Diane James ($4.95 each, 2-4). I Can Do It! continues with Cooking by Bulloch and James ($12.95, paper $5.95, 7-11). Earth and Space are new Interfact Reference titles ($19.95 each, 7-11). And Interfact Reference welcomes Deserts and Senses by Jason Page, illus. by Sara Evans ($14.95 each, 7-12).


(Larousse Kingfisher Chambers, dist.)

Series: New Animal World Board Booksare Polar Animals, Safari Animals, Farmyard Animalsand Rainforest Animals($5.95 each, 1-up). And Let's All Leap and Jump andLet's All Hang and Dangle join Animals on the Move ($10.95 each, 3-up).


Sing-Along Christmas Songs, illus. by Laura Gibbons Nikiel ($12.99). A large-format book with 10 sound chips. (4-8)

My Father's Angels by Gloria Gather, illus. by Barbara Hranilovich ($14.99). A picture book based on this song; packaged with a cassette. (4-8)

Where's Whitney? by Debbie and Michael Smith, illus. by Bridget Starr Taylor ($12.99). This story of a lost child is based on a true incident in the authors' life. (4-8)

Series: The God Made Series kicks off with God Made Animals, God Made Food, God Made My Body and God Made the World ($2.99 each, infant-2); and Peek-a-Bibleadds Jonah Goes Overboard by Tracy Harrast, illus. by Carl Moore ($6.99, infant-6).