(Sterling, dist.)

Oink! and Roar! by David Wojtowycz ($7.95 each). These board books have colored ribbons to help readers match animals with the sounds they make. (3-5)

Duck, Penguin, Pig and Tortoise by Sally Chambers ($6.95 each). Four die-cut board books with wheels. (3-5)

Hugo and the Bully Frogs by Francesca Simon, illus. by Caroline Jayne Church ($14.95). How can a small frog defend himself against bullies? (3-7)

Series: Music Time plays on with Castanets, Drum, Maraca and Tambourine ($6.95 each, 2-4). And Stack-a-Books gains Stack-a-Rocket and Stack-a-Sub by Nick Sharratt ($12.95 each, 3-5).

Paperback Reprints: The Brand New Creature by Jemma and Tiphanie Beeke Hobson; Harry and the Snow King by Ian Whybrow, illus. by Adrian Reynolds; and Not Again, Anna! by Vivian French, illus. by Alex Ayliffe ($6.95 each, 3-7); and Parcel for Stanley by Ian Whybrow, illus. by Sally Hobson ($6.95, 5-8).


Cat! by Virginia Kroll, illus. by K. Dyble Thompson ($16.95, paper $7.95), celebrates felines. (All ages)

In a Nutshell by Joseph Anthony, illus. by Cris Arbo ($16.95, paper $7.95), uses the growth of an acorn as a metaphor for life. (3-10)

When God Made the Tree by Virginia Kroll, illus. by Roberta Collier Morales ($16.95, paper $7.95), examines the uses of trees around the world. (4-12)


Nate the Great and the Monster Mess by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illus. by Martha Weston ($14.95). Can Nate find his mother's missing cookie recipe? (6-9)

The Very Best Hanukkah Gift by Joanne Rocklin, illus. by Catharine O'Neill ($14.95). Daniel wants to beat his fear of dogs so his sister can get a pet. (7-11)

One of a Kind Mallie by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley ($15.95) is a companion to Ruthie's Gift. (7-12)

Pig and the Shrink by Pamela Todd ($14.95). A boy picks an overweight classmate to be his science experiment. (8-12)

Slump by Dave Jarzyna ($14.95). A boy finds he isn't getting along with anyone. (8-12)

Buckaroo by Betty Traylor ($14.95) focuses on a new boy in town in the segregated South of the 1950s. (8-12)

The Lottie Project by Jacqueline Wilson, illus. by Nick Sharratt ($15.95). A girl uses her imagination while doing a school project on the Victorian era. (8-12)

Zink by Cherie Bennett ($15.95). Magical friends help a girl with cancer. (8-12)

A Straw for Two by Éric Sanvoisin, trans. by Georges Moroz, illus. by Martin Matje ($9.95), is a companion to The Ink Drinker. (8-12)

A Traitor Among the Boys by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor ($15.95). The Malloy girls try to foil the Hatford boys' plan. (9-12)

Tucket ' s Gold by Gary Paulsen ($15.95). Francis and his adopted family find ancient treasure on the Oregon Trail. (9-12)

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis ($15.95). Will Bud find the father he's never known? (9-12)

Cinderella 2000 by Mavis Jukes ($8.95) centers on a girl desperate to get out of a New Year's Eve babysitting job. (10-up)

Nobody Else Has to Know by Ingrid Tomey ($15.95). A man takes the blame when his grandson hits a pedestrian while driving. (12-up)

Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah ($16.95). After the author's mother died in childbirth, the girl's family considered her to be bad luck. (12-up)

Tune in Anytime by Caroline B. Cooney ($8.95). Is Sophie the only one who cares that her father wants a divorce? (12-up)

Frenchtown Summer by Robert Cormier ($16.95). Eugene recalls the summer he turned 12. (12-up)

Crazy Jack by Donna Jo Napoli ($15.95). Jack's father disappears into the clouds in this spin on Jack and the Beanstalk. (12-up)

Time Capsule: Short Stories About Teenagers Throughout the Twentieth Century , edited by Donald R. Gallo ($16.95), collects 10 tales. (12-up)

Paperback Reprints: Even More Short and Shivery, retold by Robert D. San Souci, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers ($10.95, 9-12); and Making Up Megaboy by Virginia Walter, illus. by Katrina R ckelein ($8.95, 12-up).

Series: A new Portraits of Little Women title is Birthday Wishes by Susan Beth Pfeffer, illus. by Marcy Ramsey ($9.95, 8-12).



Mystery Men by Lara Bergen ($4.50) is a novelization of this movie based on the Dark Horse comic book series. (8-12)

Next to You by Rob Thomas ($4.99) ties into this movie. (12-up)


Paperback Reprints: Alien Secrets by Annette Curtis Klause, The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White and Radiance Descending by Paula Fox ($4.99 each, 10-up); The Transall Saga by Gary Paulsen ($5.50, 10-up); Angels on the Roof by Martha Moore; A Nightmare's Dozen: Stories from the Dark, edited by Michael Stearns, illus. by Michael Hussar; A Killing Frost by John Marsden; Whirligig by Paul Fleischman; Kissing Doorknobs by Terry Spencer Hesser; Thin Ice by Marsha Qualey; Life in the Fat Lane by Cherie Bennett; Sunshine Rider by Ric Lynden Hardman; Sarny: A Life Remembered by Gary Paulsen; and Prisoner of Time by Caroline B. Cooney ($4.99 each, 12-up); What Child Is This? A Christmas Story by Caroline B. Cooney ($5.50, 12-up); Swallowing Stones by Joyce McDonald ($4.50, 12-up); and Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause ($4.99, 14-up).


Paperback Reprints: Snake Alley Band by Elizabeth Nygaard, illus. by Betsy Lewin; and Bear's Christmas Surprise by Elizabeth Winthrop, illus. by Patience Brewster ($5.99 each, 4-8); and Top Secret by Ted Dewan; and The Divide by Michael Bedard, illus. by Emily Arnold McCully ($6.99 each, 4-8).


Paperback Series: Pee Wee Scouts welcomes Molly for Mayor by Judy Delton, illus. by Alan Tiegreen ($3.99, 6-9). And The Case of the Missing Marbles and The Case of the Rising Moon by John Whitman join The Adventures of Shirley Holmes ($3.99 each, 8-12).

Paperback Reprints: Doctor Dolittle Meets the Pushmi-Pullyu and Doctor Dolittle and Tommy Stubbins, based on the original text by Hugh Lofting, adapted by N.H. Kleinbaum, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser ($3.99 each, 4-7); I Was a Third Grade Science Project by Mary Jane Auch, illus. by Herm Auch ($4.50, 7-10); Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, adapted by Shelly Tanaka; and Montgomery's Emily of New Moon, adapted by Priscilla Galloway ($3.99 each, 7-10); Annie Bananie and the People's Court by Leah Komaiko, illus. by Abby Carter ($3.99, 7-11); Orphan Train Children: Lucy's Wish and Will's Choice by Joan Lowery Nixon ($4.50 each, 7-11); Ruthie's Gift by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, illus. by Dave Kramer ($4.50, 7-12); Meet Calliope Day by Charles Haddad, illus. by Steve Pica ($3.99, 8-12); Soft Rain: A Story of the Cherokee Trail of Tears by Cornelia Cornelissen ($4.50, 8-12); Gib Rides Home by Zilpha Keatley Snyder; The Year My Parents Ruined My Life by Martha Freeman; The Ghost in the Noonday Sun by Sid Fleischman, illus. by Peter Sís; The Uncivil War by Sheila Solomon Klass; and Frozen Stiff by Sherry Shahan ($4.50 each, 9-12); Wild Horse Summer by Hope Ryden, illus. by Paul Casale ($3.99, 9-12); The Girls'Revenge by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor ($4.99, 9-12); Jungle Dogs by Graham Salisbury ($4.99, 9-13); and The Wreckers by Iain Lawrence and The Islander by Cynthia Rylant ($4.99 each, 10-up).


Busy Preschool: An Interactive Book with Pull-Tabs by Jo Lodge ($9.99) is a concept book with pop-up scenes. (2-4)

Lottie ' s Princess Dress by Doris Dorrie, illus. by Julia Kaergel ($15.99). Awakening from a dream, Lottie wants to wear her princess dress. (4-8)

The Goblin Baby by Lauren Mills ($15.99). Gnomes convince Amanda that her brother is a goblin baby. (4-8)

Axle Annie by Robin Pulver, illus. by Tedd Arnold ($15.99), tells of a school bus driver whom no weather can stop. (4-8)

The Magic Hockey Stick by Peter Maloney and Felicia Zekauskas ($12.99). A girl scores goals for her ice hockey team using Wayne Gretzky's stick. (4-up)

The Peddler ' s Gift by Maxine Rose Schur, illus. by Kimberly Bulcken Root ($15.99). A boy finds a beautifully carved dreidel, dropped by the village peddler. (5-9)

Brothers of the Knight by Debbie Allen, illus. by Kadir Nelson ($15.99), gives The Twelve Dancing Princesses a new twist. (5-up)

William Shakespeare ' s Romeo and Juliet , retold by Bruce Coville, illus. by Dennis Nolan ($16.99), is a prose adaptation of this play. (7-up)

The Prince and the Pauper , adapted by Marianna Mayer, illus. by Gary Lippincott ($17.99), is based on Mark Twain's novel. (7-up)

The Wrath of the Grinning Ghost by Brad Strickland ($15.99). A boy and his friends battle a fiend in another world. (10-up)

Nell of Branford Hall by William Wise ($16.99). A girl tries to save her village when the Great Plague of 1665 strikes London. (10-up)


Lessons from the Hundred-Acre Wood: Stories, Songs and Wisdom from Winnie the Pooh ($16.99) collects stories starring this wise bear. (All ages)

Disney ' s Add a Little Magic: Words of Inspiration ($16.99) compiles quotes from Disney animated films. (All ages)

Disney ' s Pixar: Toy Story 2: Buzz ' s Story by Kathleen Z hfeld ($10.99) recounts the plot of Toy Story 2. (All ages)

Disney ' s Mickey Mouse Classic Tales Eye Novel ($18.99) is based on five animated shorts from the 1940s and '50s. (All ages)

Disney ' s Pixar: Toy Story 2: Eye Novel ($18.99) ties into this film. (All Ages)

My Very First Winnie the Pooh: Slide and Seek Numbers ($10.99) and Pooh Helps Out and Pooh's Scrapbook ($11.99 each) introduce Pooh to youngest readers. (2-5)

I Love You, Winnie the Pooh by Ellen Titlebaum, illus. by Robbin Cuddy ($12.99). A tale about being loved for who you are. (3-7)

Disney ' s Learn and Draw Shapes ($12.99). Disney characters introduce shapes. (4-up)

Disney ' s Princess Collection: Love and Friendship Stories by Sarah Heller ($14.99) celebrates princesses. (5-10)

Paperback Series: New Winnie the Pooh First Readers are Pooh's Leaf Pile, Be Quiet, Pooh! and Pooh's Scavenger Hunt ($3.99 each, 5-8). Doug Chronicles adds Doug and the End of the World, Doug Cheats and Skeeter Loves Patti? ($3.99 each, 7-9). L.A.F. debuts with Nose Pickers from Outer Space, Horrid Henry, Funny Boy Meets Airsick Alien from Andromeda and Lab Coat Girl and the Amazing Benjamin Bone ($3.99 each, 7-10). Disney Girls welcomes Princess of Power, The Gum Race and The Divine Miss Ariel ($3.99 each, 7-10). Ugliness Is Only Skin Deep and Brainiacs join Disney's ABC One Saturday Morning ($3.99 each, 7-10). And Disney Chapters gains Toy Story 2: Rex to the Rescue ($3.99, 7-10).

Paperback Reprints: Disney's Christmas Crafts for Kids ($9.99, all ages); Doug's Secret Christmas ($4.99, 3-7); Pooh's Wishing Star by Bruce Talkington, illus. by John Kurtz ($5.99, 3-7); and Disney's Cooking with Mickey and Friends ($9.99, 8-up).

Paperback Series Reprints: My Very First Winnie the Pooh reprints Pooh's Neighborhood and Pooh Welcomes Winter ($4.99 each, 2-5).


Disney ' s Friendly Tales: Classic Friendly Tale Marie, Classic Friendly Tale Lucky, Classic Friendly Tale Dumbo and Classic Friendly Tale Simba ($6.99 each) are storybooks packaged with a plush toy. (All ages)

Mickey 2000 Friendly Tale ($6.99) offers a millennium tale plus plush. (All ages)

Toy Story 2: Animated Flip-Book ($3.99) is based on this movie. (All ages)

Disney ' s Pooh Can! Can You? and Disney's Pooh's Noisy Book ($6.99 each) are concept books. (Infant-up)

Disney ' s Pooh Says Please ($3.50). Pooh learns to say "please" and thank you. (Infant-up)

Disney ' s Tigger ' s Tall Tales ($3.50). Tigger stretches the truth. (Infant-up)

Peanut ' s Shapes by Lisa Heath Jinkins, illus. by Jumbo Pictures ($3.50), introduces various shapes. (Infant-up)

Disney ' s Doug: Porkchop ' s Puppy Days by Linda Garvey, illus. by Jumbo Pictures ($3.50), is a rhyming tale. (Infant-up)

Toy Story 2: Find the Flag ($4.99) offers a lift-the-flap story. (1-4)

Disney ' s Doug: Where ' s Porkchop? by Pam Munoz Ryan, illus. by Jumbo Pictures ($4.99). Porkchop hides behind flaps. (1-4)

Disney ' s Winnie the Pooh Colors and Disney's Winnie the Pooh Shapes by Andrea D ring ($4.99 each) are concept board books. (1-up)

Disney ' s Winnie the Pooh ' s Play-Along Rhymes ($7.99). This board book presents seven rhymes. (18 mos.-up)

Disney ' s Pooh ' s Pumpkin Surprise ($4.99) is a pumpkin-shaped book. (18 mos.-up)

Disney ' s Who ' s Afraid of the Heffalump? by Kathleen Z hfeld ($5.99) is a lift-the-flap story. (18 mos.-up)

Howdy Welcome to Rolie Polie Olie ' s World by William Joyce ($7.99). A board book introducing this robot's world. (18 mos.-up)

Disney ' s To School and Beyond: 6 Easy-to-Read Stories ($9.74) offers new stories starring familiar characters. (2-5)

Toy Story 2: Woody ' s Roundup Friendship Box and Disney's Winnie the Pooh Sweet Dreams Friendship Box ($9.99 each) each package four board books in a case. (2-up)

Toy Story 2: Read Aloud Storybook ($6.99) ties into this film. (3-7)

Disney ' s Winnie the Pooh ' s Big Book of First Words and Disney's Winnie the Pooh's Christmas Stories ($12.99 each). A word book and a collection of holiday tales. (3-7)

Disney ' s Mickey Mouse ' s The Chase: A Book of Things That Go ($12.99) focuses on various vehicles. (3-7)

Toy Story 2 Book Pals: Buzz Book Pal and Woody Book Pal ($8.99 each) combine books and plush. (3-up)

Toy Story 2: Let ' s Play! and Let's Play with Winnie the Pooh! ($11.99 each) are lift-the-flap tales with punch-out figures. (3-up)

Walt Disney ' s Mickey ' s Millennium Mystery by Ellen Weiss, illus. by Gil DiCicco ($9.99). Readers look for hidden objects. (4-8)


Clay Modeling with Pooh by Laura Torres ($11.99) outlines 12 projects. (3-up)

Disney ' s My Very First Winnie the Pooh: Pooh Plays Doctor Book and Kit ($11.99) packages a book with toy hoscope, etc. (3-up)

Disney ' s Make Your Own Valentines and Disney's Make Your Own Paper Airplanes ($7.99 each) offer instructions and materials to make cards and paper airplanes. (5-up)



As Little Children by David Jedidiah ($TBA) Characters address problems in p ms. (2-12)


Drive a Fire Engine and Drive a Tractor ($12.95 each) are board books with honking horns and steering wheels that turn. (Infant-7)

NFL Board Books: NFL Big & Small and NFL 1-2-3 ($6.95 each) are concept books with a football theme. (Infant-7)

Max ' s Potty and Sarah's Potty ($9.95 each) introduce potty training. (1-4)

DK Big Book of Cars and DK Big Book of Trucks ($14.95 each) include photos and gatefold spreads. (5-9)

Space Explorer Atlas by Richard Platt, illus. by Leo Hartas ($14.95), combines an adventure tale with space facts. (5-9)

DK Classic Horse & Pony Stories , compiled by Diana Pullein-Thompson, illus. by Neal Puddephatt ($16.95). An anthology of tales from around the world. (7-up)

Bible Questions & Answers ($8.95) responds to more than 100 questions. (8-up)

DK Amazing Pop-Up Pull-Out 3D Timescape by Richard Platt, illus. by Stephen Biesty ($19.95). A visual history of the world. (8-up)

DK Great Dinosaur Atlas ($19.95) surveys prehistoric dinosaur life. (8-up)

DK Illustrated Book of Great Adventures , retold by Richard Platt ($15.95), recounts the exploits of 30 daring men and women. (8-up)

DK Space Encyclopedia by Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest ($29.95) is a reference to the world of space. (8-up)

The Ultimate LEGO Book ($19.95) presents a range of LEGO structures. (8-up)

The Young Golfer by Robert Soul ($15.95) offers tips on golf tactics and techniques. (8-up)

Series:Touch & Feel adds Baby Animals and Ponies ($6.95 each, infant-5). Wheelies cruises on with Bus and Fun Car; and Big Wheelies gains Motorcyle and Monster Truck ($4.95 each, infant-7). My Big Alphabet Book and My Big Counting Book are new My Big titles ($4.95 each, infant-7). DK Toddlers greets Grandma Rabbitty's Visit by Barry Smith; Hide and Sleep by Melanie Walsh; Rory the Lion by Jane Cabrera; Silly Goose and Dizzy Duck Play Hide and Seek by Sally Grindley, illus. by Adrian Reynolds; Ting-a-Ling! by Siobhan Dodds; and What About Me? by Helen Stephens ($9.95 each, 1-4). And joining DK My First Books are Christmas Board Book and Sticker Book ($6.95 each, 2-7); Lift-the-Flap Board Book ($9.95, 2-7); and Phonics and ABC Book ($16.95 each, 2-7).

Eyewitness Readers adds Whatever the Weather and Busy Buzzy Bee by Karen Wallace ($12.95 each, paper $3.95, 3-6); Munching, Crunching, Sniffing, and Snooping by Brian Moses and The Secret Life of Trees by Barbara Shook-Hazen ($12.95 each, paper $3.95, 6-8); Plants Bite Back! by Richard Platt and Time Traveler by Angela Bull ($12.95 each, paper $3.95, 7-8); and Micromonsters by Christopher Maynard and Going for Gold by Andrew Donkin ($12.95 each, paper $3.95, 7-9).

Cats and Ocean Life are new 3D Eyewitness books ($16.95 each, 7-up). Joining Eyewitness Classics are Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, illus. by Chris Molan; and The Nutcracker by Ernst Hoffman, illus. by James Mayhew ($14.95 each, 7-up). DK Millennium titles include Children's History of the 20th Century ($29.95, 8-up); 1000 Makers of the Millennium ($19.95, 8-up); Factastic Millennium Facts by Russell Ash ($19.95, paper $12.95, 8-up); My Millennium Record Book ($9.95, 8-up); Timeline Sticker Book ($6.95 paper, 8-up); and DK Millennium Pack ($18.95, 8-up). And new Eyewitness Books are Titanic and Football by James Buckley Jr., Goya, Manet, Monet, Van Gogh, Astronomy, Chemistry, Force & Motion and Human Body by Steve Parker, Life by David Burnie, Light and Matter by Christopher Cooper and Technology by Roger Bridgman ($15.95 each, 8-up).


LEGO Modelers: Amazing Animals and Fabulous Figures ($4.95 each) show how to create objects with LEGO toys. (5-10)

Deadly Dinosaurs and Mighty Dinosaurs ($3.95 each) are 8"x8" sticker books. (8-up)

Paperback Series: New LEGO Game Books are The Lost Temple and Rock Raiders ($4.95 each, 5-10).


Parsnip and the Runaway Tractor by Sue Porter ($11.95). A mischievous lamb investigates a new tractor. (2-5)

Mrs. Piccolo ' s Easy Chair by Jean Jackson, illus. by Diane Greenseid ($15.95), is the tale of a not-so-easy chair. (3-6)

How to Catch an Elephant by Amy Schwartz ($15.95). Big and small take on new meanings in this adventure. (3-6)

Rosie and the Tortoise by Margaret Wild, illus. by Ron Brooks ($14.95), is a tale aimed at siblings of newborns. (3-7)

The Night the Iguana Left Home by Megan McDonald, illus. by Ponder G mbel ($15.95). Even a lizard needs a vacation every now and then. (4-7)

Shadow by Jill Newsome, illus. by Claudio Muñoz ($15.95). Rosie's world is turned upside down when her family moves. (4-7)

Abel ' s Moon by Shirley Hughes ($15.95). Abel tells his family about his travels. (4-8)

Three Cheers for Catherine the Great by Cari Best, illus. by Giselle Potter ($16.95), recounts prepartions for a birthday celebration. (4-8)

The Drums of Noto Hanto by J. Alison James, illus. by Tsukushi ($16.95), describes an annual festival held on the Japanese coast. (4-8)

Dad & Me by Peter Catalanotto ($16.95). A key day in American history vacillates between good and bad for a first grader. (5-8)

Wallace Hoskins: The Boy Who Grew Down by Cynthia Zarin, illus. by Martin Matje ($16.95), offers a wry view of a growth spurt. (5-8)

A Big Cheese for the White House: The True Tale of a Tremendous Cheddar by Candace Fleming, illus. by S.D. Schindler ($16.95), tells the story of a gift that's anything but cheesy. (6-10)

The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories , retold by Annie Dalton, illus. by Belinda Downes ($19.95), features embroidery art. (6-up)

The House of Wisdom by Florence Parry Heide and Judith Heide Gilliland, illus. by Mary Grandpré ($16.95). A boy in Baghdad discovers the power of the written word. (8-up)

The Trap by Marc Talbert ($15.95). Ellie comes face-to-face with a coyote. (9-11)

We Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, Hera by Doris Orgel, illus. by Marilee Heyer ($22.95), reveals this trio of deities in collaboration. (10-14)

Oy, Joy by Lucy Frank ($16.95). Love blossoms on Thanksgiving eve in New York City. (11-14)

Saying It Out Loud by Joan Abelove ($15.95). A mother's death leaves her daughter filled with memories and appreciation. (11-up)

The Taker ' s Stone by Barbara Timberlake Russell ($16.95). Can a teenager resist the temptation of evil? (12-up)

Fast Company by D. James Smith ($16.95). Friends in a rollerblade gang learn a lesson about responsibility. (12-up)

Series: The Adventures of Minnie and Moo continue with Minnie and Moo Save the Earth and Minnie and Moo Go to Paris by Denys Cazet ($12.95, paper $3.95, 6-8).




Gontrand and the Crescent Moon by Lucie Papineau, illus. by Alain Reno ($8.95). A tribe listens to a masked witch tell a story. (3-up)

The Amazing Story of Little Black Sheep by Marie-Danielle Croteau, illus. by Geneviève Côté ($8.95). A dreamy sheep slips over the edge of cliff and into the sea, where he has an adventure. (3-up)

Series: The Tickle board book series adds four titles ($4.95 each, infant-2); and the Maki series launches with four board books by fabric designers Fabienne and Dorris ($5.95 each, infant-2); Gilda and Friends kicks off with four titles ($7.95 each, 3-up); and the Monster Country series gets running with Baby Witch, Yuck! by Lucie Papineau, illus. by Steve Boshwaty; and Baby Vampire, Gulp! by Papineau, illus. by Pascale Constantin ($7.95 each, 3-up).

Paperback Series: Little Wolf Books for beginning readers starts up with six titles ($5.95 each, 6-up).


Pumpkins from the Sky? A Cobtown Story by Julia Van Nutt, illus. by Robert Van Nutt ($15.95). A fallen tree is blocking the entrance to the pumpkin patch just days before the harvest festival. (All ages)

More! by Emma Chichester Clark ($15.95) is the story of a boy who always wants more. (2-5)

My Favorite Word Book: Words and Pictures for the Very Young by Selina Young ($17.95) features 500 words. (2-6)

Night of the White Stag by M.C. Helldorfer, illus. by Yvonne Gilbert ($16.95). A boy and an elderly man search for a stag. (4-8)

Don ' t Need Friends by Carolyn Crimi, illus. by Lynn Munsinger ($15.95). Rat finds that he d s need friends after all. (4-8)

Mary Louise Loses Her Manners by Diane Cuneo, illus. by Jack Davis ($15.95). How can this heroine retrieve her lost manners? (4-8)

Taking Care of Sister Bear by Ursel Scheffler and Ulises Wensell ($13.95). A jealous bear trades his sister for pet fish. (4-8)

The Longest Hair in the World by Lois Duncan, illus. by Jon McIntosh ($15.95). Emily gets more than she wants when her wish for long hair is granted. (5-8)

On Beyond a Million: An Amazing Math Journey by David Schwartz, illus. by Paul Meisel ($15.95), teaches kids to add very large numbers. (6-10)

The Century for Young People by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster, adapted by Jennifer Armstrong ($29.95), offers first-person accounts of 20th-century events. (8-12)

A Nest of Dinosaurs: The Story of Oviraptor by Mark Norell and Lowell Dingus, illus. by Mick Ellison ($17.95). Two paleontologists recount their discoveries. (10-up)



Picture Crossword Puzzles by Deb Bunnell ($2.95) collects 26 puzzles focusing on spelling and word identification. (6-up)

How to Draw Wild Animals by Barbara Soloff Levy ($2.50) offers lessons on how to draw 30 different wild animals. (6-up)

The Spanish Fairy Book by Gertrudis Segovia ($9.95). A collection of tales. (8-up)

Paperback Series: New Little Activity Books include Little Egyptian Mazes by Winky Adam, Valentines Stained Glass Coloring Book by Marty Noble and Fun with Rain Forest Animals Stencils by Noble ($1 each, 2-up); Learning About Sharks by Jan Slovak is a new Learning About book ($1, 2-up). Sticker Picture Books gains Learning Signs by Cathy Beylon, Woodlands Sticker Picture by Dianne Gaspas, Baseball Sticker Picture by Steven James Petruccio, ABC Picture Puzzle by Anna Pomaska and Seashore Life Sticker Picture by Jan Sovak ($4.50 each, 5-up); Paper Doll Series additions include Russian Girl and Boy Paper Dolls by Kathy Allert ($3.50, 3-up), Traditional African Costumes Paper Dolls by Yuko Green and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney ($4.95, 5-up). New Children's Thrift Classics are Jo's Boys by Louisa May Alcott, Buster Bear's Twins by Thornton W. Burgess, Adventures of Don Quixote by Argentina Palacios and The Magic Hat and Other Danish Fairy Tales, edited by Clara Str be ($1, 6-up). Dover Juvenile Classics kicks off with Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling ($2 each, 8-up), The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald, Black Beauty by Anna Sewell ($2.50 each, 8-up), The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame ($3 each, 8-up).


The Story of the Sea Glass by Anne Wescott Dodd, illus. by Mary Beth Owens ($15.95). A woman shares her childhood memories after her granddaughter finds sea glass on a Maine beach. (All ages)

Moose, of Course! by Lynn Plourde, illus. by Jim Sollers ($14.95), tells of a boy's search for a moose. (8-10)

The Secret of the Missing Grave by David Crossman ($16.95) recounts the summer adventures of two teens. (8-10)


Do Sharks Ever...? by Nathalie Ward, illus. by Tessa Morgan ($9.95), answers questions about sharks. (4-10)

Paperback Reprints: My Wonderful Christmas Tree by Dahlov Ipcar; and Rosebud and Red Flannel by Ethel Pochocki, illus. by Mary Beth Owens ($14.95 each, all ages).


Sheep Don ' t Go to School: Mad & Magical Children ' s P try , edited by Andrew Peters, illus. by Marketa Prachaticka ($14.95), collects p ms from Eastern Europe. (12-13)


The Lonely Scarecrow by Tim Preston, illus. by Maggie Kneen ($14.99). A scarecrow makes new friends when he becomes a snowman in winter. (All ages)

City of Angels: In and Around Los Angeles by Julie Jaskol and Brian Lewis, illus. by Elisa Kleven ($16.99), is a guide to 20 L.A. sites of interest. (All ages)

From a Distance by Julie Gold, illus. by Jane Ray ($17.99), is a tale based on the song of the same title. (All ages)

The Fairies Ring: A Book of Fairy Stories and P ms by Jane Yolen, illus. by Stephen MacKey ($21.99), collects lore celebrating fairies. (All ages)

Winnie-the-Pooh and Some Bees and Tigger Comes to the Forest by A.A. Milne, illus. by Ernest H. Shepard ($12.99 each), feature full-color art. (All ages)

Here Comes Tigger! A Storybook-and-Plush Package by A.A. Milne, illus. by Ernest H. Shepard ($35), packages Tigger Comes to the Forest with a plush toy. (All ages)

Knock at the Door and Other Baby Action Rhymes by Kay Chorao ($15.99) is a collection of rhymes. (1-3)

Pooh G s Visiting and Piglet Is Surrounded by Water by A.A. Milne, illlus. by Ernest H. Shepard ($7.99 each), presents these tales as 12-piece puzzles. (2-5)

Pooh ' s Graduated Die-Cut Board Books: Playing Poohsticks and Tigger's Breakfast, inspired by A.A. Milne ($6.99 each), are board book tales. (2-6)

Winnie-the-Pooh ' s ABC Sticker Storybook and Winnie-the-Pooh's 1-2-3 Sticker Storybook by A.A. Milne, illus. by Ernest H. Shepard ($4.99 each). Each offers 50 reusable stickers. (3-5)

Miss Bindergarten ' s Craft Center by Joseph Slate, illus. by Ashley Wolff ($19.99), provides instructions for a variety of crafts. (3-6)

Tadpoles by Betsy James ($14.99). Molly must return her tadpoles to the pond. (3-7)

The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza), retold by Philemon Sturges, illus. by Amy Walrod ($15.99), updates a familiar tale. (3-7)

Are You There, Baby Bear? by Catherine Walters ($15.99). Alfie sets off to find the new bear cub that his mother tells him will soon arrive. (3-7)

The Very Noisy Night by Diana Hendry, illus. by Jane Chapman ($15.99). Little Mouse is frightened of night sounds. (3-7)

A to Z, Do You Ever Feel Like Me? by Bonnie Hausman, photos by Sandi Fellman ($15.99). Photos help readers guess how youngsters feel. (3-8)

The Grannyman by Judith Byron Schachner ($15.99). An old cat adjusts well to the arrival of a kitten. (3-8)

An Elf for Christmas by Michael Garland ($15.99). One of Santa's elves is accidentally wrapped in a present. (3-8)

Mucky Pup ' s Christmas by Ken Brown ($16.99). A dog learns the true meaning of this holiday. (3-9)

Tucker Flips! by Leslie McGuirk ($9.99). A dog enjoys a sled ride. (3-up)

Pooh Clip-and-Reads: Pooh, Eeyore, Tigger and Piglet ($2.99 each) are miniature die-cut books attached to plastic clips. (3-up)

Two Cool Coyotes by Jillian Lund ($15.99) is a sequel to Way Out West Lives a Coyote Named Frank. (4-7)

Shawn and Keeper and the Birthday Party by Jonathan London, illus. by Renee Williams-Andriani ($13.99). Where is the cake for the joint party for Shawn and his dog? (4-7)

Just One More Story by Dugald Steer, illus. by Elisabeth Moseng ($14.99). A mother pig gives new twists to familiar tales. (4-9)

The Way Home by Nan Parson Rossiter ($15.99) is the story of a wounded Canada goose and its mate. (5-9)

The Cello of Mr. O by Jane Cutler, illus. by Greg Couch ($15.99). In wartime, a man's music helps sustain a town's spirit. (5-9)

Flip ' s Fantastic Journal by Angelo DeCesare ($13.99) follows a day in the life of a boy. (5-9)

Early Astonishments by Marthe Jocelyn ($15.99). To escape servitude, a girl joins a Coney Island sideshow in 1883. (8-12)

Journey Through the Northern Rainforest by Karen Pandell, photos by Art Wolfe, illus. by Denise Takahashi ($16.99), focuses on the life of an eagle. (8-12)

The Amazing Pop-Up Music Book by Kate Petty, illus. by Jennie Maizels ($22.99), offers a keyboard and playing instructions. (8-up)

Kids Dance: The Students of Ballet Tech by Jim Varriale ($15.99) visits a school for ballet students. (9-12)

Frightful ' s Mountain by Jean Craighead George ($15.99) tells of an imprisoned falcon. (9-up)

Cuba: After the Revolution by Bernard Wolf ($16.99) examines life on this island. (9-up)

The Civil War A to Z: A Young Person ' s Guide to Over 100 People, Places, and Points of Importance by Norman Bolotin ($17.99) includes photos, drawings and maps. (9-up)

Rewind by William Sleator ($14.99). In the afterlife, a boy is granted the power to change the events that caused his death. (10-14)

Boltzmon! by William Sleator ($15.99). Can a creature from a black hole protect Chris from his devious sister? (10-14)

The World of King Arthur and His Court: People, Places, Legend, and Lore by Kevin Crossley-Holland, illus. by Peter Malone ($25), collects fact and fiction about this ruler. (10-up)

Dancer by Lorri Hewett ($15.99). A girl who lives for ballet loses a lead role to another dancer. (12-up)

Spinners by Donna Jo Napoli and Richard Tchen ($15.99). Long ago, the lives of two spinners are woven together. (12-up)

Title in Spanish: Winny De Puh (Winnie the Pooh) by A.A. Milne, illus. by Ernest H. Shepard ($11.99, all ages)

Paperback Reprints: The Serpent's Tongue: Prose, P try, and Art of the New Mexico Pueblos, edited by Nancy Wood ($25, all ages).

Reissue: Which Witch? by Eva Ibbotson, illus. by Annabel Large ($15.99, 9-12).


Marc Brown ' s Favorite Hand Rhymes by Marc Brown ($7.99). A board book with eight rhymes. (1-3)

1,2,3 Slide , illus. by Judith Moffatt ($12.99). Sliding panels uncover numbers and the names of coins. (2-5)

What ' s for Lunch? by Ann Garrett and Gene-Michael Higney, illus. by Stephanie Peterson ($9.99). Kids pull down flaps to discover what animals eat. (2-5)

Keep on Smilin ' : A Bendy Legs Book ($6.99). Shaped like a smiley face, this board book has arms and legs. (3-up)

My Giant Preschool Lift-the-Flap Book , illus. by Carolyn Croll ($9.99). Flaps lift to reveal objects and concepts. (3-up)

Numbermagnets: Counting Your Ways to the Perfect Party! by Jennifer Glossop, illus. by Barbara Feldman ($21.99), is an adventure tale with magnetic numbers. (3-up)

Series: Mr. Potato Head Learns to Dance and Mr Potato Head G s Shopping are new Mr. Potato Head Bendy Leg Books ($6.99 each, 3-up). Mr. Potato Head Funshape Books adds Mr. Potato Head Makes His Lunch and Mrs. Potato Head Chooses Her Sh s ($5.99 each, 3-up). And Mr. Potato Head Clip-and-Read Books introduces Mr. Potato Head's Jokes About School and Mr. Potato Head's Jokes About Sports ($2.99 each, 4-8).


The Lucy Cousins Book of Nursery Rhymes and Beanbag by Lucy Cousins ($14.99) is a book-and-toy package. (3-up)

Baking Brownies by Susan Devins, illus. by Yvonne Cathcart ($12.99), is a recipe book and baking pan package. (6-10)

The Official Easy-Bake Brand Cookbook ($7.99). A guide to using Easy-Bake mixes, plus party tips. (7-10)

Paperback Series: Mr. Potato Head Storybooks include Mr. Potato Head and the Mixed-Up Groceries, Mr. Potato Head's Big Night Out, Mr. Potato Head's Missing Sock and Mr. Potato Head: Santa's Little Helper ($2.99 each, 3-7). And new Mr. Potato Head Sticker Storybooks are Mr. Potato Head's Busy Beach Day and Mr. Potato Head: Space Spud! ($4.99 each, 3-7).

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