Children's Books for Spring
Compiled by Sally Lodge -- 2/14/00
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The Virginia Experience! by Carole Marsh adds 19 titles, including First Graders Student Workbook($5.95, 6-7); Seventh Graders Student Workbook ($6.95, 12-13); and Twelfth Graders Student Workbook ($6.95, 17-18). My First Pocket Guide State Series by Marsh issues an edition for each state ($6.95 each, 6-12). And Marsh's My First Pocket Guide International Series offers My First Pocket Guide About the USA! A Handy Reference for Kids! and My First Pocket Guide About Canada!Ã¢‚¬ A Handy Reference for Kids! ($5.95 each, 6-12).
GETTY TRUST PUBLICATIONS
My Museum Journal: A Writing and Sketching Book by Shelly Kale and Lisa Vihos, illus. by Otto Steininger ($14.95), includes reproductions of paintings and sketching activities. (9-up)
Alpha Flight Books soars on with M Is for Missouri and C Is for California by Carol Greene, illus. by Michelle Dorenkamp; T Is for Texas by Mary D. Wade, illus. by Virginia R der; C Is for Canada byVicki Erwin, illus. by Mark Thurman; and M Is for Missouri's Rocks and Minerals by Judy tting, illus. by Dorenkamp ($17.95 each, 4-8)
Fun Facts & Games debuts with Texas by Mary Wade, illus. by Virginia R der; Canada by Vicki Erwin, illus. by Mark Thurman; and Missouri by Susan Royals, California by Julie Douglas and Missouri's Rocks and Minerals byJudy tting, all illus. by Larry Nolte ($5.95 each, 6-10)
Fishing in a Brook: Angling Activities for Kids by Lawson Drinkard, illus. by Fran Lee ($9.95), is a guide to fishing. (6-up)
Trekking on a Trail: Hiking Adventures for Kids by Linda White, illus. by Fran Lee ($9.95), offers recipes, equipment lists and trail activities. (6-up)
Grandpa Loved by Josephine Nobisso, illus. by Maureen Hyde ($16.95, paper $8.50). A boy's memories of what Grandpa loved transport him to the places they once shared. (All ages)
Grandma's Scrapbook by Josephine Nobisso, illus. by Maureen Hyde ($16.95, paper $8.50), recounts the memories of a girl whose grandmother kept a scrapbook to chronicle their summers together. (All ages)
Shh! The Whale Is Smiling by Josephine Nobisso ($16.95, paper $8.50). A girl takes her brother on a nighttime fantasy voyage. (2-7)
DAVID R. GODINE
Catherine Certitude by Patrick Modiano, trans. by William Rodarmor, illus. by Jean-Jacques SempÃ© ($17.95), centers on a young ballerina and her father in Paris and New York. (6-12)
Ferdinandus Taurus by Munro Leaf, trans. by Elizabeth Hadas, illus. by Robert Lawson ($15.95), is a Latin translation of Ferdinand. (6-up)
Wagons Westward by Armstrong Sperry ($14.95) is an adventure set on the Santa Fe trail in the 1840s. (10-up)
The Big Six by Arthur Ransome is an addition to the Swallows and Amazons series ($14.95, 10-up).
Animal Fables from Aesop by Barbara McClintock ($10.95, 6-up).
Edith Kunhardt's Pat the Pony is a new Touch and Feel book ($7.99, infant-3). Night-Light Books adds Sweet Dreams: A Pat the Bunny Night-Light Book ($9.99, infant-3). Deluxe Shaped Little Nugget Books gains Baby on Board by Andrea Posner, illus. by Amanda Haley, photos by James Levin; and All Gone! by Carolyn Ford Brunetto, photos by Levin; and new Heart Shaped Nugget Books are I Love Kitties! and I Love Puppies! by Julie Picard Barkan ($3.99 each, 1-3). Naptime Tales welcomes Beautiful Blessings by Alan Benjamin, illus. by Samuel J. Butcher; and Play Ball! by Apple Jordan, photos by James Levin ($4.99 each, 1-4). My Favorite Storybooks offers Baby Bruno, Brave Rory, Proud Potus and Shy Flump ($7.99 each, 2-5). And new Golden Treasuries are My First Storybook Treasury-Favorite Tales for Young Readers and My First Fairy Tale Treasury ($12.99 each, 2-5).
Little Golden Books continues with Pooh: The Very Best Easter Bunny by Ann Braybooks, illus. by Josie Yee; Braybrooks's Pooh: The Great Riddle Contest, illus. by DRI Artworks; Pokmon Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back; Walt Disney's Cinderella, illus. by Ron Dias and Bill Lorencz; Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, illus. by Disney Artists; The School Play by Gina and Mercer Mayer, illus. by Mercer Mayer; I Love You, Mommy and I Love You, Daddy by Edie Evans, illus. by Rusty Fletcher; Powderpuff Girls: Big, Terrible, Trouble? by Craig McCracken; Where Do Kisses Come From? by Maria Fleming, illus. by Janice Kinnealy and DRI Artworks; Poky and Friends: Tails of Friendship by Bruce Talkington, illus. by DRI Artworks and Don Williams; Peter Cottontail and the Great Mitten Hunt by Laura Norton and Peter Cottontail Is on His Way by Andrea Posner, both illus. by Linda Karl and Christopher Nowell; Scooby-Doo: The Haunted Carnival by Ronald Kidd, illus. by Vaccaro Assoc. and Eric Binder; and Precious Moments: The Wonder of Easter by Matt Mitter, illus. by Sam Butcher ($2.29 each, 3-6).
New Little Golden Storybooks are The Story of Jesus by Jane Werner Watson, illus. by Jerry Smath; The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes by Pamela Broughton, illus. by Rebecca Thornburgh; and How the Leopard Got Its Spots by Justine and Ron Fontes, illus. by Keiko Motoyamo ($3.99 each, 3-6). Family Storytime Books presents The Sailor Dog by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Garth Williams; Pig's Eggs by Elizabeth Partridge, illus. by Martha Weston; Never Talk to Strangers by Irma Joyce, illus. by S.D. Schindler; and The Forgetful Bears by Larry Weinberg, illus. by Randy Cecil ($9.95 each, 3-7). Pop-Up Books introduces Where Are You, Pikachu? and Alien 2000 by David Hawcock and Clare Bampton, illus. by Ian Dicks, Lee Montgomery and Nick Walton ($9.99 each, 3-7). And a new Golden Hardcover is The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs by Ian Jenkins, illus. by Adrian Chesterman ($14.99, 7-11).
Disney's Dinosaur: Movie Fun Book by C. Bazaldua is a new Paperback Plus book ($3.99, 4-8).Diane Muldrow's PokÃ©mon Book of Colors is a new 5x10 Paperback ($5.99, 3-6). Special Edition Storybooks greets Pokmon: Electric Shock Showdown by Muldrow ($4.99, 4-8) and Disney's Dinosaur by C. Bazaldua ($3.99 each, 4-8. Super Shapes gains Barbie: No More Mess! by Ann Braybrooks, illus. by S.I. International; and Powderpuff Girls: A Little Monstrous Problem by Amy Rogers, illus. by Dave Walston ($3.29 each, 3-8). Golden Look-Look Books offers The Tigger Movie; Barbie: Gymnastics Fun by Muldrow and Barbie: Girls on Blades by Mona Miller, both with photos by Mattel Photography Studio; and Just a New Neighbor by Gina and Mercer Mayer, illus. by Mercer Mayer ($3.29 each, 4-7). And Extreme Sports adds Killer Jumps by Sherie Holder and Wave Craze by Craig Robert Carey ($3.99 each, 4-8).
Road to Reading runs on with All Better by Lisa Thiesing; and Say Cheese! by Nancy Smiler Levinson, illus. by Valeria Petrone ($3.99 each, mile 1); Cat at Bat by Susan Schade and Jon Buller ($3.99, mile 2); Alligators: Life in the Wild by Monica Kulling, illus. by Marty Roper; Barbie.com: Ballet Buddies by Barbara Richards, illus. by S.I. International; and Marsha Is Only a Flower by Barbara Bottner, illus. by Denise Brunkus ($3.99 each, mile 3); Fossil Fever by Kathleen Weidner Z hfeld, illus. by Paulette Bogan; Hungry Plants by Mary Batten, illus. by Paul Mirocha; The Magic of Merlin by Stephanie Spinner, illus. by Valerie Sokolova; and Mummies by Edith Kunhardt, illus. by Kat Thacker ($3.99 each, mile 4); and Absolutely Lucy by Ilene Cooper, illus. by Amanda Harvey; Ghost Horse by George Edward Stanley, illus. by Ann Barrow; and Miami Gets It Straight by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, illus. by Michael Chesworth ($3.99 each, mile 5).
New Road to Writing titles are Animal Crackers by Mel Friedman and Ellen Weiss, illus. by BB Sams ($3.99, mile 1); Get a Clue! by Friedman and Weiss, illus. by Rick Stromoski ($3.99, mile 2); and Happily Ever After: Tangled Tales by Catherine Daly-Weir, illus. by Jared Lee ($3.99, mile 3). And Full-Color Activity Books adds All-Star Sports Fun by Sheila Sweeny, illus. by Steve Henry; and Totally Amazing Dinosaurs by Randi Hacker, illus. by Phil Wilson ($3.99 each, 7-10).
Generation Girl introduces Taking Charge, First Crush and Campaign Chaos! by Melanie Stewart ($3.99 each, 7-10).
GOLDEN ANCHOR PRESS
Little Tom Meets Mr. Jonah by Philip Dale Smith and Pat Day-Bivins, illus. by Donna Brooks ($15.95). A rebellious kitten has an adventure at sea. (5-10)
Dan's Pants: The Adventures of Dan, "The Fabric Man" by Merle Good, illus. by Cheryl Benner ($16), tells of a man with an unusual pair of new pants. (4-8)
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER/WHITECAP BOOKS
Cheese Louise by David Michael Slater, illus. by Steve Cowden ($16.95). Cheese Louise and Humphrey Yogurt star in this kitchen drama. (4-up)
Visual Wonders: Trains, Planes, and Ships ($17.95) includes close to 400 illustrations of these conveyances. (8-14)
Whose Baby Is This? by Wayne Lynch ($6.95) is a sequel to Whose Feet Are These? and Whose House Is This? (5-7)
Welcome to the World greets Welcome to the World of Rabbits and Hares and Welcome to the World of Octopus by Diane Swanson ($5.95 each, 5-7).
The Earth Is My Mother by Bev Doolittle with Elise Maclay ($17.95). Sarah sets out to save a desert canyon from commercial development. (9-12)
You Are the Earth: From Dinosaur Breath to Pizza from Dirt by David Suzuki and Kathy Vanderlinden ($17.95) examines our scientific and spiritual connections to earth. (8-11)
Up Close: Teeth That Stab and Grind by Diane Swanson ($9.95). Photos reveal various animals using their teeth. (5-7)
Up Close: Tails That Talk and Fly by Diane Swanson ($5.95) examines the ways in which animals depend on their tales for survival. (5-7)
GROSSET & DUNLAP
Play-Along Puppets presents A Very Hungry Mouse; Leap, Lamb, Leap!; Playtime for Piglet; and Swim, Little Duckling by Frances C , illus. by Sally Chambers ($4.99 each, 6 mos.-up). And new Finger Puppets are One Little Dragonfly and One Little Butterfly by Wendy Cheyette Lewison, illus. by Jane Conteh-Morgan ($5.99 each, 6 mos.-up).
Another Ultimate Yo-Yo Book: More Great Tricks and Tips! by Larry Sayco, illus. by Brian Floca ($4.99), is a follow-up to The Ultimate Yo-Yo Book. (5-up)
Coat of Arms by Catherine Daly-Weir, illus. by Jeff Crosby ($6.99), examines heraldry of the Middle Ages. (7-11)
Hieroglyphs by Joyce Milton, illus. by Charles Micucci ($6.99). A look at pictograms and ancient Egyptian symbols, with stencils. (7-11)
Stained Glass Designs for Coloring introduces Flowers and More Geometrics, illus. by Ruth Heller ($5.99, all ages). New Jewel Sticker Stories are The Best Tea Party Ever!, illus. by Dawn Apperley; Cinderella, illus. by Jerry Smath; and Stories of the Stars, illus. by Judith Moffatt ($3.99 each, 3-7). All Aboard Reading moves on with Butterflies by Emily Neye, illus. by Ron Broda; Cowboy Roy by Cathy East Dubowski, illus. by Mark Dubowski; Look! I Can Read! by Susan Hood, illus. by Amy Wummer; and Nina, Nina, and the Copycat Ballerina by Jane O'Connor, illus. by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan ($3.99 each, 4-6); Baby Alligator by Ginger Clarke, illus. by Neecy Twinem ($3.99, 6-8); and The Great Gretsky and U.S. Soccer Superstars: The Women Are Winners! by S.A. Kramer, illus. by Ken Call ($3.99 each, 7-9).
Available in a new 8x8 Series are Corduroy's Easter Party by Don Freeman, illus. by Lisa McCue; Froggy Bakes a Cake by Jonathan London, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz; Spot G s Splash! And Other Stories by Eric Hill; The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck and The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter; and Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose Favorites by Tomie dePaola ($3.49 each, 4-8). The Zack Files continues with The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot andThe Day That Went from Bad to Worse by Dan Greenburg, illus. by Jack Davis ($3.99 each, 7-10). And Books and Stuff adds Drawing Horses by Jeff Crosby ($6.99, 7-up).
Rosa G s to Daycare by Barbo Lindgren, illus. by Eva Eriksson ($15.95), recounts a dog's winter adventure. (3-6)
Tales of the Amazon: How the Munduruku Indians Live by Daniel Munduruku, illus by Laurabeatriz ($18.95), relays stories of the Munduruku and other peoples who live in the Amazon. (8-12)
Kit: The Adventures of a Raccoon by Shirley Woods, illus. by Celia Godkin ($14.95), tracks a creature's capers. (8-12)
The Composition by Antonio SkÃ¡rmenta, illus. by Alfonso Ruano ($16.95), centers on a boy who lives under a dictatorship. (8-up)
Looking for X by Deborah Ellis ($15.95). A girl searches the city for a homeless woman who has become her friend. (9-12)
Frances by W.D. Valgardson ($15.95). A girl learns of her ancestors' past as Icelandic settlers. (11-14)
SeÃ±ora RegaÃ±ona by Susan SanromÃ¡n¸illus. by Domi ($5.95), tells of a girl who overcomes her fear of the night. (3-5)
Quincy Rumpel and Starring Quincy Rumpel by Betty Waterton ($3.95 each) recount the adventures of the oldest child in the Rumpel family. (8-12)
The Third Magic by Welwyn Wilton Katz ($6.95) offers a fantasy tale set in another world. (9-12)
Bat Summer by Sarah Withrow ($6.95). What d s a boy do when he meets a girl who thinks she's a bat? (9-12)
So You Love to Draw: Every Kid's Guide to Becoming an Artist by Michael Seary, illus. by Michel Bisson ($7.95), is a guide for aspiring artists. (9-14)
Wagging Tales: Your Child's Guide to Dog Care and Training by Kay Guetzloff ($12.95). A dog offers an introduction to the care of his species. (8-up)
Meet Little Tex and Little Tex's ABC's by Jill Pierce, illus. by Charmaine Colina ($7.95 each), offer a touch-and-feel tale and an alphabet book. (3-6)
The Coyote Calf by Flo Baurys, illus. by Gerald Holmes ($16.95). A calf tries to join up with other animals on the trail. (5-7)
Perfect Porridge: A Story About Kindness by Rochel Sandman, illus. by Chana Zakashansky-Zverev ($9.95). A couple is kind to the hungry and the sick--and to each other. (4-8)
HAL LEONARD/CHERRY LANE
Pokemon 2.B.A. Master ($9.95) offers piano arrangements for 13 songs from the PokÃ©mon TV show. (All ages)
Pokemon Recorder Fun! Pack ($9.95) packages a recorder with seven songs. (All ages)
The Healer of Harrow Point by Peter Walpole ($11.95) tells of a boy who is an apprentice to an animal healer. (8-12)
Emir's Education in the Proper Use of Magical Powers by Jane Roberts, illus. by Rebecca Whitney ($12.95, 8-12).
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupÃ©ry, trans. by Richard Howard ($18 hardcover picture book, paperback picture book $12, trade paper $8). This new translation celebrates the centenary of the author's birth. (All ages)
Colors by Ken Nordine, illus. by Henrik Drescher ($16). P ms and art pay tribute to colors. (All ages)
Oh My Baby, Little One by Kathi Appelt, illus. by Jane Dyer ($16), reveals the love between a working mother and her child. (2-5)
Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! by Mem Fox, illus. by Marla Frazee ($16). Harriet is sorry she was pesky, while her mother regrets losing her temper. (3-7)
Otis by Janie Bynum ($14). Will a pig who d sn't like to get dirty ever find a friend? (3-7)
Can You Do This, Old Badger? by Eve Bunting, illus. by LeUyen Pham ($15). An old badger can't do all the things a young one can, but he teaches the little fellow important skills. (3-7)
Mouse Magic by Ellen Stoll Walsh ($14) is a sequel to Mouse Paint. (3-7)
ABC T-Rex by Bernard Most ($13). A hungry dino eats his way through the alphabet. (3-7)
The Good Luck Cat by Joy Harjo, illus. by Paul Lee ($16), introduces a cat on its ninth life. (3-7)
Red Rubber Boot Day by Mary Lyn Ray, illus. by Lauren Stringer ($16), depicts rainy-day fun. (3-7)
Market Day: A Story Told with Folk Art by Lois Ehlert ($16) reveals a day of shopping in the town square. (3-7)
Buzz by Janet Wong, illus. by Margaret Chodos-Irvine ($15). A child enjoys the sounds and sights of morning. (3-7)
Thimbleberry Stories by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Maggie Kneen ($15), offers tales of a chipmunk and his neighbors. (5-8)
mammalabilia by Douglas Florian ($16) collects p ms about mammals. (5-10)
It's About Dogs by Tony Johnston, illus. by Ted Rand ($16), presents 43 p ms about pooches. (6-9)
Plenty of Pockets by Ann Braybrooks, illus. by Scott Menchin ($16). A family sews pockets upon pockets to hold their belongings. (6-9)
If You Find a Rock by Peggy Christian, photos by Barbara Hirsch Lember ($16), pays tribute to rocks kids love to find. (6-9)
The Return of Rex and Ethel by Arnold Adoff, illus. by Catherine Deeter ($16). The owners of two deceased dogs find an unusual way to remember them. (6-9)
Fiona's Private Pages by Robin Cruise ($15). In her journal, Fiona explores the thrills and perils of friendship. (8-12)
David v. God by Mary E. Pearson ($16). David debates God when the boy's class field trip takes a detour to heaven. (12-up)
Kissing Tennessee and Other Stories from the Stardust Dance by Kathi Appelt ($15) collects eight tales of love and heartbreak. (12-up)
The Body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci ($17). Torey searches for answers when a classmate disappears. (12-up)
Mr. Putter & Tabby Early Chapter Books adds Mr. Putter & Tabby Paint the Porch by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard ($13, 6-9). Introducing Chet Gecko is The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse: From the Tattered Casebook of Chet Gecko, Private Eye by Bruce Hale ($14, 8-12). And I Want to Be... continues with I Want to Be a Fashion Designer by Stephanie Maze ($18, paper $9, 8-12).
Baseball in April and Other Stories: Tenth Anniversary Ed. by Gary Soto ($16, paper $6, 8-12).
Harcourt Young Classics reissues Gone-Away Lake and Return to Gone-Away by Elizabeth Enright, illus. by Beth and J Krush; The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall, illus. by Erik Blegvad; and Kendall's The Whisper of Glocken, illus. by Imero Gobbato ($17 each, Odyssey Classics paperback $6, 8-12).
Opposites, More Opposites, and a Few Differences by Richard Wilbur ($8, all ages); Big Men, Big Country: A Collection of American Tall Tales by Paul Robert Walker, illus. by James Bernardin ($10, 7-10); The Top-Secret Journal of Fiona Claire Jardin by Robin Cruise ($6, 8-12); and Cast Two Shadows: The American Revolution in the South by Ann Rinaldi ($6, 12-up).
Paperback Series Reprints
Mr. Putter & Tabby Early Chapter Books reprints Mr. Putter & Tabby Take the Train by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard ($5.95, 6-9)
They Walk the Earth: The Extraordinary Travels of Animals on Land by Seymour Simon, illus. by Elisa Warnick ($17), explores land migration. (6-9)
Hurry! by Emily Arnold McCully ($16). A boy wants to own a creature that is the last of its kind. (6-9)
Weird Stories from the Lonesome CafÃ© by Judy Cox, illus. by Diane Kidd ($15). Odd things happen at the cafÃ© where Sam works. (7-10)
HARCOURT/GREEN LIGHT READERS
Six Silly Foxes by Alex Moran, illus. by Keith Baker ($10.95, paper $3.95). Foxes find fun things to do. (5-7)
The Tapping Tale by Judy Giglio, illus. by J Cepeda ($10.95, paper $3.95). Ronda hears a tapping noise on her first sleepover. (5-7)
Just Clowning Around: Two Stories by Steven MacDonald, illus. by David McPhail ($10.95, paper $3.95), relays the adventures of a small bear and her papa bear. (5-7)
What Day Is It? by Patti Trimble, illus. by Daniel Moreton ($10.95, paper $3.95). An ant thinks his friends have forgotten his birthday. (5-7)
Digger Pig and the Turnip by Caron Lee Cohen, illus. by Christopher Denise ($10.95, paper $3.95). Who will help Digger make turnip pie? (6-8)
Animals on the Go by Jessica Brett, illus. by Richard Cowdrey ($10.95, paper $3.95), focuses on fast animals. (6-8)
Get That Pest! by Erin Douglas, illus. by Wong Herbert Yee ($10.95, paper $3.95). A couple plots to surprise the wolf that has been stealing their eggs. (6-8)
Mouton's Impossible Dream by Anik McGrory ($16). A sheep takes a ride in a hot air balloon. (3-7)
Each Living Thing by Joanne Ryder, illus. by Ashley Wolff ($16), shows creatures in their natural habitats. (3-7)
Friend Frog by Alma Flor Ada, illus. by Lori Lohst ter ($16). A mouse and a frog learn how to be friends. (3-7)
America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle by David A. Adler, illus. by Terry Widener ($16), is a biography of the first woman to swim across the English Channel. (6-9)
Faraway Home by Jane Kurtz, illus. by E.B. Lewis ($16). Desta's father travels to his childhood home in Ethiopia. (6-9)
Girl Stuff: A Survival Guide to Growing Up by Margaret Blackstone and Elissa Haden Guest, illus. by Barbara Pollak ($14.95, paper $8.95), answers questions about puberty. (8-12)
My Secret Camera: Life in the Lodz Ghetto by Frank Dabba Smith, photos by Mendel Grossman ($16), depicts life in this ghetto in Poland in 1940. (8-up)
Paperback Reprints:The Woman Who Loved Reindeer by Meredith Ann Pierce; and Nobody's Son by Sean Stewart ($6 each, 12-up).
The Itsy-Bitsy Spider and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Jeanette Winter ($4.95 each) present these rhymes in board-book format. (6 mos.-3 yrs.)
Bean Soup, Soup Too? and Soup's Oops! by Sarah Hines-Stephens, illus. by Anna Grossnickle Hines ($4.95 each), are board books starring a cat and a new friend. (1-3)
Shh! (Don't Tell Mr. Wolf!): A Preston Pig Lift-the-Flap Book by Colin McNaughton ($9.95). Preston again foils Mr. Wolf. (2-5)
Kipper Puzzle-Board Books introduces Kipper's Bathtime, Kipper's Bedtime, Kipper's Playtime and Kipper's Snacktime by Mick Inkpen ($7.95 each, 2-4).
Little Kippers Paperback Story Books gains Butterfly and Hissss! by Mick Inkpen ($4.95 each, 2-5). And Inkpen's Kipper's Birthday and Kipper's Toybox are new Kipper Paperback Picture Books ($5.95 each, 3-7).
Snuggle Wuggle by Jonathan London, illus. by Michael Rex ($13). Baby animals hug their parents in this sequel to Wiggle Waggle. (2-5)
Twigboy by Stephen Gammell ($16). Twigboy learns that anything is possible if one has a best friend. (3-7)
My Dog Toby by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, illus. by True Kelley ($15). Will Toby ever learn tricks? (3-7)
Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls by Jane Yolen, illus. by Susan Guevara ($17), collects 13 tales from various cultures. (8-12)
Pharaoh's Daughter: A Novel of Ancient Egypt by Julius Lester ($17) is alternately narrated by Moses and his sister. (12-up)
Sacajawea by Joseph Bruchac ($17) offers a portrait of this Shoshone woman. (12-up)
Our Earth by Anne Rockwell ($6, 2-5); on the wing by Douglas Florian; Flower Garden by Eve Bunting, illus. by Kathryn Hewitt; Water by Frank Asch; The Toll-Bridge Troll by Patricia Rae Wolff, illus. by Kimberly Bulcken Root;One Potato: A Counting Book of Potato Prints by Diane Pomeroy; and Worksong by Gary Paulsen, illus. by Ruth Wright Paulsen ($6 each, 3-7); The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry ($7, 4-8); Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman by Kathleen Krull, illus. by David Diaz; The Seasons Sewn: A Year in Patchwork by Ann Whitford Paul, illus. by Michael McCurdy; and Feathers and Fools by Mem Fox, illus. by Nicholas Wilton ($6 each, 6-9); and The Rainbow Bridge by Audrey Wood, illus. by Robert Florczak ($7, 6-9).
Paperback in Spanish
Wilma sin lÃmites: Como Wilma Rudolph se convirtiÃ³ en la mujer mÃ¡s rÃ¡pida del mundo (Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman) by Kathleen Krull, trans. by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy, illus. by David Diaz ($6, 6-9).
A Book of Kisses by Dave Ross, illus. by Laura Rader ($12.95) showcases a variety of kisses. (All ages)
Bouncing Time by Patricia Hubbell, illus. by Melissa Sweet ($15.95), takes readers on a romp to the zoo. (1-4)
Career Day by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell ($14.95). What do the members of Mrs. Madoff's class want to be when they grow up? (2-5)
Elmer and the Kangaroo by David McKee ($14.95). This patchwork elephant tries to teach a kangaroo to jump. (2-up)
Alfie's 123 by Shirley Hughes ($15.95) is a counting book starring Alfie. (2-up)
D s a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? by Eric Carle ($16.95) introduces animal mothers and their babies. (3-6)
Duck in the Truck by Jez Alborough ($14.95). Will Duck ever get his truck out of the muck? (3-6)
The Biggest Bed in the World by Lindsay Camp, illus. by Jonathan Langley ($14.95). Ben's dad builds an enormous bed to hold all his children. (3-6)
Who Bop? by Jonathan London, illus. by Henry Cole ($14.95). Animals head for a sock hop. (3-6)
Seymour Simon's Book of Trucks by Seymour Simon ($15.95) shows various trucks in action. (3-6)
Ten Go Tango by Arthur Dorros, illus. by Emily Arnold McCully ($15.95), presents a tale to count to and dance to. (3-6)
Daddy Is a Doodlebug by Bruce Degen ($15.95). A father and his little doodlebug enjoy time together. (3-6)
A Pie Went By by Carolyn Dunn, illus. by Christopher Santoro ($14.95). Will King Bing and his pie ever make it to the castle? (3-7)
All By Myself by Ivan Bates ($14.95) is a tale about growing up. (3-7)
But I Waaannt It! by Dr. Laura Schlessinger, illus. by Daniel McFeeley ($15.95), presents a family's solution to a common childhood demand. (3-7)
I'm Sorry by Sam McBratney, illus. by Jennifer Eachus ($15.95), introduces best friends who sometimes argue. (3-7)
Fran's Flower by Lisa Bruce, illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw ($14.95), is the story of a young gardener. (3-7)
My Baseball Book and My Soccer Book by Gail Gibbons ($5.95 each) introduce these sports. (3-7)
What Will You Wear, Jenny Jenkins? by Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, illus. by Bruce Whatley ($15.95), presents this folk song. (3-8)
I'm Not Going to Chase the Cat Today! by Jessica Harper, illus. by Lindsay Harper DuPont ($15.95). A dog sets off a chain reaction when it decides not to chase the cat. (3-8)
Captain Pajamas by Bruce Whatley and Rosie Smith, illus. by Whatley ($15.95). Can Brian save the planet from aliens? (3-8)
Paddington Bear at the Circus by Michael Bond, illus. by R.W. Alley ($12.95). Paddington enjoys the big-top show. (3-8)
The Golden Goose by Dennis McDermott ($15.95) retells this Grimm tale. (3-8)
One More Bunny: Adding from One to Ten by Rick Walton, illus. by Paige Miglio ($15.95), is a book about addition. (3-up)
Angel Baby by Pat Cummings ($15.95). A baby and his big sister have a busy day. (3-up)
On the Same Day in March: A Tour of the World's Weather by Marilyn Singer, illus. by FranÃ© Lessac ($15.95), reveals how a change in longtitude affects the weather. (4-8)
A Kitten's Year by Nancy Raines Day, illus. by Anne Mortimer ($14.95). A curious kitten explores its world. (4-9)
Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith, illus. by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu ($15.95). A Muskogee girl wants to perform a traditional jingle dance. (4-10)
Families by Ann Morris ($15.95) collects photos of families. (4-up)
Secrets from the Dollhouse by Ann Turner, illus. by RaÃƒºl ColÃƒ³n ($15.95), reveals what dolls might do when no one is around. (5-8)
Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly by Walter Dean Myers, illus. by Leonard Jenkins ($15.95), examines the life of this civil rights activist. (5-8)
Rose Red and the Bear Prince, adapted by Dan Andreasen ($16.95), retells this Brothers Grimm classic. (5-9)
Mad About Plaid by Jill McElmurry ($14.95). A cursed purse turns a neighborhood plaid. (5-10)
Bats Around the Clock by Kathi Appelt, illus. by Melissa Sweet ($15.95). Bats fly through this counting book. (5-10)
Rainbow Wings by Joanne Ryder, illus. by Victor Lee ($15.95), offers verse focusing on creatures that fly. (5-10)
Grandpa's Corner Store by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan ($15.95). Neighbors try to save a grocery store from being replaced by a supermarket. (5-up)
Happy Birthday, America! by Marsha Wilson Chall, illus. by Guy Porfirio ($15.95), depicts a Fourth of July celebration. (5-up)
Destination: Mars by Seymour Simon ($15.95). Photos illustrate this look at the red planet. (5-up)
Summer with Elisa by Johanna Hurwitz, illus. by Heather Harms Maione ($15.95). Elisa tries to prove that she can do anything her older brother can do. (5-up)
How to Talk to Your Cat by Jean Craighead George, illus. by Paul Meisel; and George's How to Talk to Your Dog, illus. by Sue Truesdell ($9.95 each), tell how to communicate with pets. (6-9)
The Rainbow and You by E.C. Krupp, illus. by Robin Rector Krupp ($15.95), takes a look at rainbows. (6-12)
The True-or-False Book of Horses by Patricia Lauber, illus. by Rosalyn Schanzer ($15.95), rounds up facts about these animals. (6-12)
The Raft by Jim LaMarche ($15.95). Nicky's summer in the woods changes when a raft appears. (6-up)
Sugarbush Spring by Marsha Wilson Chall, illus. by Jim Daly ($16). A family and neighbors make maple sugar. (6-up)
Big Jabe by Jerdine Nolen, illus. by Kadir Nelson ($15.95), is a tall tale about a man who brings slaves to freedom. (6-up)
Is It Far to Zanzibar? by Nikki Grimes, illus. by Betsy Lewin ($15.95), collects 13 p ms about Tanzania. (6-up)
The Story of Shabbat by Molly Cone, illus. by Emily Lisker ($14.95), examines the history of this day of rest. (7-10)
Me Tarzan by Betsy Byars ($14.95). Dorothy practices to deliver her Tarzan yell during the class play. (7-10)
Judge Judy Sheindlin's Win or Lose by How You Choose! by Judge Judy Sheindlin, illus. by Bob Tore ($14.95), poses questions and asks kids to select the right responses. (7-12)
One Boy from Kosovo by Trish Marx, photos by Cindy Karp ($15.95), is the story of a 12-year-old who fled with his family from their Kosovo home to a refugee camp. (7-up)
Treasure Hunts! Treasure Hunts!: Treasure and Scavenger Hunts to Play with Friends by Lenny Hort, illus. by Cary Pillo ($15.95, paper $7.95), describes more than two dozen games. (7-up)
The Magic Paintbrush by Laurence Yep, illus. by Suling Wang ($13.95), tells of a brush that grants wishes. (8-12)
Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan ($14.95). A young woman defies tradition to find herself. (8-12)
The Wish by Gail Carson Levine ($15.95). A witch grants Wilma's wish to be popular. (8-12)
Ereth's Birthday by Avi, illus. by Brian Floca ($14.95). A porcupine believes that everyone has forgotten his birthday. (8-12)
Alice-by-Accident by Lynne Reid Banks ($14.95). A bright child is caught in the middle of a difficult situation. (8-12)
Lucky Lady by Susan Saunders ($14.95). Can a wild horse tame Jamie's fiery relationship with her grandfather? (8-12)
Totally Confidential by Sally Warner ($14.95) is a novel about a professional listener. (8-12)
The Key Is Lost by Ida Vos, trans. by Terese Edelstein ($15.95), presents a fictional tale set during World War II. (8-12)
The Mighty Skink by Paul Shipton ($15.95). Monkeys plot an escape from their enclosure. (8-up)
The Time Bike by Jane Langton ($15.95). Eddie Hall receives an unusual old bike as a gift. (9-12)
Starbright and the Dream Eater by Joy Cowley ($14.95). Can a 12-year-old save the world from a deadly illness? (9-up)
The Wide Window and The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Brett Helquist ($8.95 each), are two more tales about the Baudelaire orphans. (10-up)
Rebel: A Tibetan Odyssey by Cheryl Aylward Whitesel ($15.95) tells of a Tibetan boy who dares to be different. (10-up)
Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman ($14.95) is a novel about a boy with cerebral palsy. (10-up)
If Ever I Return Again by Corrine Demas ($15.95) relays a girl's adventure aboard a whaling ship. (10-up)
The Environmental Movement by Laurence Pringle ($16.95). Photos illustrate this history of environmentalism. (10-up)
The Stones Are Hatching by Geraldine McCaughrean ($15.95). After centuries of sleep, the Stoor Worm awakens. (10-up)
Savion!: My Life in Tap by Savion Glover and Bruce Weber ($19.95) is a biography of this dancer. (10-up)
Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison ($15.95). A teenager records a year of her life in a journal. (12-up)
What Became of Her by M.E. Kerr ($15.95). Rosalind usually gets what she wantsÃ¢‚¬and she wants revenge. (12-up)
Battle Dress by Amy Efaw ($15.95) is a novel set at a military academy. (12-up)
Dancing with an Alien by Mary Logue ($14.95) presents a story a desperate mission. (12-up)
Split Image: A Story in P ms by Mel Glenn ($15.95) reveals how people interpret and misinterpret each other. (14-up)
New My First I Can Read Books are Thump and Plunk by Janice May Udry, illus. by Geoffrey Hayes; and Biscuit's New Trick by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($13.95 each, 3-5). I Can Read Books welcome Sammy the Seal and Oliver by Syd Hoff ($14.95 each, $3.95 paper, 4-8); and Little Wolf, Big Wolf by Matt Novak and Inspector Hopper by Doug Cushman ($14.95 each, 4-8). New Mathstart titles by Stuart J. Murphy are Beep Beep, Vroom Vroom!: Level 1: Patterns, illus. by Chris Demarest; Pepper's Journal: A Kitten's First Year: Level 2: Calendars, illus. by Marsha Winborn; and Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop: Level 3: Classifying, illus. by Cat Bowman Smith ($15.95 each, paper $4.95, 7-up).
Let's Read and Find Out Science gains Snow Is Falling by Franklyn M. Branley, illus. by Holly Keller; and Starfish by Edith Thacher Hurd, illus. by Robin Brickman ($15.95 each, paper $4.95, 3-6); and Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn by Melvin Berger, illus. by Paul Meisel; and What the Moon Is Like by Branley, illus. by True Kelley ($15.95 each, paper $4.95, 5-9). New to The Princess Tales is Cinderellis and the Glass Hill by Gail Carson Levine, illus. by Mark Elliott ($8.95, 7-12). The American Adventure series sails on with Luke on the High Seas by Bonnie Pryor, illus. by Bert Dodson ($14.95, 8-up). On Top of Concord Hill by Maria Wilkes, illus. by Dan Andreasen, is an addition to The Caroline Years series ($15.95, paper $5.95, 8-12). And The Far Side of the Loch by Melissa Wiley, illus. by RenÃ©e Graef ($15.95), is the second book chronicling The Martha Years ($15.95, 8-12).
Private and Personal: Questions and Answers for Girls Only by Carol Weston ($10) compiles letters sent to this Girls' Life advice columnist. (10-up)
Get Real by Linda Ellerbee starts up with Girl Reporter Blows Lid Off Town! and Girl Reporter Sinks School! ($3.99 each, 8-12); and Girl Reporter Stuck in Jam! and Girl Reporter Snags Crush! ($4.99 each, 8-12). Animal Emergency gains Lost Kittenand Hit-and-Run Retriever by Emily Costello ($3.99 each, 8-12). And Katherine Applegate's Making Out adds three titles ($3.99 each, 12-up).
Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary, illus. by Alan Tiegreen ($4.99, 7-10); Being Youngest by Jim Heynen ($4.95, 8-12); Bruce Coville's UFOs by Bruce Coville, illus. by Ernie ColÃƒ³n; and Letters from Camp by Kate Klise, illus. by M. Sarah Klise ($4.99 each, 8-12); and Treacherous Love: The Diary of an Anonymous Teenager, edited by Beatrice Sparks ($4.99, 12-up).
Made for Each Other by William Steig ($13.95) is a celebration of love. (All ages)
Penelope Jane: A Fairy's Tale by Rosanne Cash, illus. by G. Brian Karas ($15.95), features a tiny heroine and comes packaged with a CD. (4-8)
Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella by Susan Lowell, illus. by Jane Manning ($15.95), introduces a modern-day Cinderella at a rodeo. (4-8)
Roughing It on the Oregon Trail by Diane Stanley, illus. by Holly Berry ($15.95). Twins have a time-travel adventure. (5-10)
Medusa by Deborah Norse Lattimore ($15.95) profiles this Greek goddess. (7-10)
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech ($15.95) is a novel about a life-changing journey across the Atlantic. (8-12)
Ten Frogs by Quentin Blake ($12.95) presents a counting book. (All ages)
Toby, What Are You? by William Steig, illus. by Teryl Euvremer ($14.95), shows Toby playing games. (2-6)
Hushabye, Baby Blue by Kathi Appelt, illus. by Dale Gottlieb ($5.95), introduces a content baby. (Infant-up)
I See Me! by Pegi Deitz Shea, illus. by Lucia Washburn ($5.95). A child sees her reflection in a mirror for the first time. (1-up)
Toddler Two-Step by Kathi Appelt, illus. by Ward Schumaker ($9.95), is aimed at toddlers who can't sit still. (18 mos.-up)
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Counting Fun Book by Barbara Barbieri McGrath, illus. by Frank Mazzola Jr. ($5.99), is a counting book featuring crackers. (2-5)
Happy Easter, Biscuit! by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($6.95), offers a holiday tale. (2-6)
First Friends by Lenore Blegvad, illus. by Erik Blegvad ($9.95), focuses on making friends. (2-up)
So Many Bunnies: A Bedtime ABC and Counting Book by Rick Walton, illus. by Paige Miglio ($6.95). Mother rabbit tucks her bunnies into bed. (2-up)
Ben Swims and Emily Dances by Jan Ormerod ($6.95 each) are lift-the-flap, pull-the-tab tales. (2-up)
On My Street by Eve Merriam, illus. by Melanie Hope Greenberg ($9.95). A boy greets his neighbors. (30 mos.-up)
My First Biscuit Library by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($9.95) collects three tales. (3-5)
The Ants Go Marching, illus. by Geoffrey Hayes ($7.95), presents this counting song. (3-7)
Lilly's Sticker & Storybook Fun by Kevin Henkes ($7.95) includes reusable stickers and a pull-out panorama. (3-up)
The One and Only Me by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Nicole Rubel ($9.95), celebrates individuality and family. (3-up)
Marvin Measures Up and Marvin Weighs In by Dave Browning, illus. by Woody ($6.95 each). A cat introduces the concepts of measuring and weight. (3-up)
Olive You!: And Other Valentine Knock-Knock Jokes You'll A-Door and Easter Crack-Ups: Knock-Knock Jokes Funny-Side Up by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg, illus. by Stephen Carpenter ($6.95 each), collect holiday jokes. (5-8)
Easter Yolks Egg-Dying Kit by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg, illus. by R.W. Alley ($9.95), includes jokes and egg-dying materials. (5-8)
Peter Pan Book and Charm by J.M. Barrie and Alice in Wonderland Book and Charm by Lewis Carroll ($5.95 each) package a book with a necklace. (8-12)
Crafts from the Past: The Aztecs and the Egyptians by Gillian Chapman ($9.95 each) tell how to make reproductions of objects from these cultures. (8-up)
Hanna Books by Marcia Leonard, illus. by Dorothy Handelman, debuts with Animal Talk, Busy Babies and Let's Go, Baby-o! ($7.95 each, infant-2); and Food Is Fun, Splish Splash and The Opposite of Stop Is Go ($7.95 each, 2-4). Launching What to Expect Kids are What to Expect When Mommy's Having a Baby, What to Expect When You Visit the Doctor, What to Expect When the Babysitter Comes and What to Expect When You Use the Potty by Heidi Murkoff, illus. by Laura Rader ($7.99 each, 2-5). And Joshua and Prudence Books include Joshua's Book of Manners, Prudence's Book of Food, Prudence's Goodnight Book, I Want My Mother, Joshua's Counting Book and Prudence's Get Well Book by Alona Frankel ($6.95 each, 2-5).
Board Book Reprint
Hooray! It's Passover! Board Book by Leslie Kimmelman, illus. by John Himmelman. ($6.95, 3-5)
Guy Time by Sarah Weeks ($14.95) is a sequel to Regular Guy. (8-12)
The Boy Who Threw Smoke by Bruce Brooks ($15.95). After Whiz imagines a perfect player to end his team's losing streak, such a star appears on the field. (9-up)
The Baby's Game Book by Isabel Wilner, illus. by Sam Williams ($15.95), describes games for wee ones. (Infant-up)
Dinosaur! by Peter SÃƒs ($14.95) brings together a boy, a bathtub and a barrage of dinos. (3-up)
Big Wolf and Little Wolf by Sharon Phillips Denslow, illus. by Cathie Felstead ($15.95). Wolf parents sing a good-night song to their son. (3-up)
Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins ($15.95) is a counting book. (3-up)
And the Cow Said Moo by Mildred Phillips, illus. by Sonja Lamut ($15.95), celebrates individuality. (3-up)
This Is the Sunflower by Lola Schaefer, illus. by Donald Crews ($15.95), examines the sunflower's life cycle. (3-up)
Cold Little Duck, Duck, Duck by Lisa Westberg Peters, illus. by Sam Williams ($15.95). A duck wins a race with the spring thaw. (4-up)
A Honey of a Day by Janet Marshall ($15.95) tells of the wedding of sweet William and black-eyed Susan. (4-up)
Tonight and Tomorrow by Robin Ballard ($15.95) introduces the concepts of time and sequencing. (4-up)
The Big Brown Box by Marisabina Russo ($15.95) is a tale about compromise. (4-up)
That's Mine, Horace by Holly Keller ($15.95) addresses preschoolers' concerns and fears. (4-up)
Mail for Husher Town by Mary Louise Cuneo, illus. by Pam Paparone ($15.95), is a tale set in the world Julia creates at night amidst her bedclothes and pillow. (4-up)
One Lighthouse, One Moon by Anita Lobel ($15.95) collects three tales about colors; the months of the year; and numbers. (4-up)
Field Day Friday by Judith Caseley ($15.95). Two siblings compete during a school field day. (4-up)
Cosmo and the Robot by Brian Pinkney ($15.95) tells of a Martian boy and his haywire robot. (4-up)
Frogs Legs: A Picture Book of Action Verse by George Shannon, illus. by Amit Trynan ($15.95), compiles p ms about amphibians. (5-up)
The Birthday Letters by Charlotte Pomerantz, illus. by JoAnn Adinolfi ($15.95), tells a story about persistence and forgiveness. (5-up)
The Hidden Forest by Jeannie Baker ($16.95) delivers an ecological lesson about the sea. (5-up)
Hurry! by Jessie Haas, illus. by Jos. A. Smith ($15.95). Can hard work and cooperation get the hay in on time? (5-up)
The Most Amazing Dinosaur by James Stevenson ($15.95) follows Wilfred through the museum he chooses as his new home. (5-up)
The Boy Who Wouldn't Obey: A Mayan Legend by Anne Rockwell ($15.95) tells of a sky god and a mortal boy. (5-up)
Bebe's Bad Dream by G. Brian Karas ($15.95) sets out to allay fears of dreams. (5-up)
Cornflakes by James Stevenson ($15.95). This p try collection is a follow-up to Candy Corn and Popcorn. (8-up)
Salting the Ocean: 100 P ms by Young P ts, selected by Naomi Shihab Nye, illus. by Ashley Bryan ($16.95), compiles work by Nye's students. (8-up)
Shadow-Catcher by Betty Levin ($15.95) is a mystery set in the 1890s. (10-up)
Praying to A.L. by Judith Caseley ($15.95). A girl confides her troubles to a portrait of Abraham Lincoln. (10-up)
McKendree by Sandra Belton ($15.95). In this novel, the daughter of a strict preacher has lost hope. (10-up)
The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner ($15.95). Can Gen's legendary talents help stop the war in his country? (10-up)
Welcome to the Ark by Stephanie Tolan ($6.95, 12-up); and Truth or Dairy by Catherine Clark and 3NBs of Julian Drew by James M. Deem ($6.95 each, 13-up).
Angel to Angel: A Mother's Gift of Love by Walter Dean Myers ($5.95, all ages); Show & Tell Day by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell ($5.95, 2-5); If You Give a Pig a Pancake Big Book by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond ($21.95, 3-7); Summertime in the Big Woods and Going to Town, adapted from the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, illus. by Rene Graef; The Teddy Bear's Picnic, illus. by Bruce Whatley; and Paddington Bear and the Busy Bee Carnival by Michael Bond, illus. by R.W. Alley ($5.95 each, 3-8); Grandfather and I and Grandmother and I by Helen Buckley, illus. by Jan Ormerod; This Quiet Lady by Charlotte Zolotow, illus. by Anita Lobel; Little Pink Pig by Pat Hutchins; Sail Away by Donald Crews; and An Ocean World by Peter SÃƒs ($5.95 each, 3-up); Good Rhymes, Good Times by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Fran Lessac ($5.95, 4-7); and Bennett's Good Books, Good Times, illus. by Harvey Stevenson; Little Louie and the Baby Bloomer by Robert Kraus, illus. by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey; and Tumble Bumble by Felicia Bond ($5.95 each, 4-8).
Also, The Story of the Tooth Fairy by Tom Paxton, illus. by Robert Sauber ($5.95, 4-up); A Valentine for Norman Noggs by Valiska Gregory, illus. by Marsha Winborn ($5.95, 5-8); The Irish Cinderlad by Shirley Climo, illus. by Loretta Krupinski; Moonstick: The Seasons of the Sioux by Eve Bunting, illus. by John Sandford; and The Wood Between the Worlds, adapted from The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, illus. by Deborah Maze ($5.95 each, 5-9); Market! by Ted Lewin; Weather and Wildfires by Seymour Simon; The Honey Makers by Gail Gibbons; The Moon and You by E.C. Krupp, illus. by Robin Rector Krupp; and Don't Forget by Patricia Lakin, illus. by Ted Rand ($5.95 each, 5-up); The Story of Valentine's Day by Clyde Robert Bulla, illus. by Susan Estelle Kwas ($5.95, 7-10); Bulla's The Sword in the Tree, illus. by Bruce Bowles; and Malcolm X by Arnold Adoff, illus. by Rudy Gutierrez ($4.25 each, 7-10); and Pioneer Girl: The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder by William Anderson, illus. by Dan Andreasen ($5.95, 7-up).
Also, While No One Was Watching by Jane Leslie Conley; The Imp That Ate My Homework by Laurence Yep, illus. by Benrei Huang; Charlie Is a Chicken by Jane Denitz Smith; Welcome to the Grand View, Hannah (formerly Hannah Is a Palindrome) and You're the Best, Hannah! (formerly Hannah and the Best Father on Route 9W) by Mindy Warshaw Skolsky; Ragweed: A Tale from Dimwood Forest by Avi; The Two-Thousand Pound Goldfish by Betsy Byars; We All Scream for Ice Cream by Lee Wardlaw; The Fabulous Fantoras, Book Two: Family Photographs by AdÃƒ¨le Geras; Stories to Solve: Folktales from Around the World by George Shannon, illus. by Peter SÃƒs; The Turnabout Shop by Coby Rodowsky; and Regular Guy by Sarah Weeks ($4.95 each, 8-12).
Also, The Future: An Owner's Manual: What the World Will Look Like in the 21st Century and Beyond by Robert Pondiscio ($5.99, 8-12); Cowboys and Immigrants by Martin Sandler ($10.95 each, 8-up); Pioneer Girl: Growing Up on the Prairie by Andrea Warren ($4.95, 8-up); The Book of You by Sylvia Funston, illus. by Susanna Denti, photos by Gilbert Duclos ($8.95, 8-up); Anna and the King by Margaret Landon and Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm ($4.95 each, 9-up); J y Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos and Beyond the Mango Tree by Amy Bronwen Zemzer ($4.95, 10-up); The King's Swift Rider: A Novel of Robert the Bruce by Mollie Hunter ($5.95, 12-up); Stephen Fair by Tim Wynne-Jones and Cowboy Ghost by Robert Newton Peck ($4.95 each, 12-up); and Whitechurch by Chris Lynch and I Was a Teenage Fairy by Francesca Lia Block ($7.95 each, 12-up).
Auntie Peggy's Windmill: And Other Stories by Jennifer Rees Larcombe ($9.95) are tales that set out to capture the adventure and difficulties of childhood. (7-10)
My Mom Has Hepatitis C by Hedy Weinberg, Shira Shrump and Gregory Everson, illus. by Joy Chen ($15.95), focuses on a child whose mother has Hepatitis C. (4-8)
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul III: 101 More Stories of Life, Love and Learning by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Kimberly Kirberger ($12.95) offers lessons from peers. (11-19)
Feeling Great, Looking Hot and Loving Yourself! Health, Fitness and Beauty for Teens by Jennifer Leigh Youngs ($14.95) sets out to help girls make the most of their lives. (11-19)
Teen Love: On Relationships by Kimberly Kirberger ($12.95) is a journal that guides teenagers through the experience of love. (11-19)
Taste Berries for Teens Journal by Bettie Youngs and Jennifer Leigh Youngs ($12.95). This journal ties into Taste Berries for Teens. (11-19)
Why Can't We Talk? What Teens Would Share If Parents Would Listen by Michelle L. Trujillo ($12.95) aims to improve parent-teen communication. (12-19)
Tales of the RAF adds Spitfire by Don Patterson, illus. by Sonny Schug ($7.95, 8-12).
Me, Too! Two Small Stories About Small Animals by Katya Arnold ($15.95) retells a pair of tales about siblings. (3-6)
Over in the Meadow by Jane Cabrera ($16.95) offers this counting song. (3-6)
Tiny Rabbit G s to a Birthday Party by John Wallace ($16.95). An anxious bunny enjoys his first party. (3-6)
Take Off! by Ryan Ann Hunter, illus. by Edward Miller ($15.95), takes a look at aviation. (3-6)
Fish Wish by Bob Barner ($16.95). On a coral reef, a boy pretends he's a fish. (3-6)
Rabbits, Rabbits & More Rabbits! by Gail Gibbons ($16.95) focuses on many varieties of rabbits. (4-8)
Bearhide and Crow by Paul Brett Johnson ($16.95). A trickster gets his comeuppance in this Appalachian tale. (4-8)
Grizz! by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Andrew Glass ($16.95). A cowboy can't wash or comb his hair for seven years. (4-8)
The Music in Derrick's Heart by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert, illus. by Colin Bootman ($16.95). A boy's uncle teaches him to play the harmonica from the heart. (4-8)
The Blues of Flats Brown by Walter Dean Myers, illus. by Nina Laden ($16.95). Two blues-playing dogs use music to warm their owner's cold heart. (4-8)
The Two Mountains: An Aztec Legend, retold by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Leonard Everett Fisher ($16.95). The son and daughter of celestial gods are banished to earth. (4-8)
Midnight Math: Twelve Terrific Math Games by Peter Ledwon, illus. by Marilyn Mets ($15.95). Three pets entice readers to play math games. (6-10)
Montezuma and the Fall of the Aztecs by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Daniel San Souci ($16.95), recounts the demise of the Aztec empire. (6-10)
The Trouble with Cats by Martha Freeman, illus. by Cat Bowman Smith ($15.95), chronicles the antics of Molly's mischievous cats. (6-10)
William Penn: Founder of Pennsylvania by Steven Kroll, illus. by Ronald Himler ($16.95), is a biography of this colonist. (7-10)
Celebrating Passover by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith, photos by Lawrence Migdale ($16.95), examines this holiday. (8-12)
A Year Without Rain by D. Anne Love ($15.95). A girl contends with her mother's death in this historical novel. (8-12)
Fireflies in the Dark: The Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin by Susan Goldman Rubin ($18.95) recounts the story of an artist who was taken to a Nazi concentration camp in 1942. (8-12)
Precious Gold, Precious Jade by Sharon Heisel ($16.95). In a western mining town, Angelina makes friends with the daughter of Chinese immigrants. (8-12)
Spellbinder: The Life of Henry Houdini by Tom Lalicki ($18.95) is a biography of this magician. (8-12)
The Word Eater by Mary Amato ($15.95). A girl discovers that her pet worm eats paper. (8-12)
Skyscrapers: How America Grew Up by John B. Severance ($18.95) examines the innovations that led to the erection of this country's tall buildings. (10-up)
Facing the Dark by Michael Harrison ($15.95). Simon meets the daughter of the taxi driver his father is accused of killing. (12-up)
Send One Angel Down by Virginia Frances Schwartz ($15.95) is a coming-of-age novel set in the pre-Civil War south. (12-up)
Picture Book Biographies welcomes A Picture Book of Sacagawea by David A. Adler, illus. by Dan Brown ($16.95, 4-8). And new Holiday House Readers are Space Guys by Martha Weston and The Friendship Tree by Kathy Caple ($14.95 each, 5-8).
The Art Box and Pigs by Gail Gibbons; The Last Snake in Ireland by Sheila MacGill-Callahan, illus. by Will Hillenbrand; The Monster Money Book by Loreen Leedy; and The Three Princes: A Tale from the Middle East by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Leonard Everett Fisher ($6.95 each, 4-8); and The Boston Tea Party by Steven Kroll, illus. by Peter Fiore ($6.95, 8-12).
Bembo's Zoo: An Animal ABC Book by Robert de Vicq de Cumptich($17.95) showcases a menagerie of creatures. (All ages)
The Wizard of Oz: A Special Centennial Edition by L. Frank Baum, illus. by Michael Hague ($27.95), commemorates the 100th anniversary of this book's publication. (All ages)
Track-Me-Back Board Books: Little Boat, Little Car, Little Plane and Little Train by Opal Dunn, illus. by Bettina Paterson ($5.95 each) are board books featuring these vehicles. (1-5)
The Quiet Little Farm by Janet Kerr ($15.95). Baby animals describe life on a farm. (2-5)
Seals on the Bus by Lenny Hort, illus. by G. Brian Karas ($15.95), offers a twist on "The Wheels on the Bus." (2-5)
We're Going on a Lion Hunt by David Axtell ($15.95) sets this familiar chant on the African savanna. (2-6)
My Race Car by Michael Rex ($15.95). A boy imagines he is a race car driver. (3-7)
Pig and Crow by Kay Chorao ($16.95) is a tale about the magic of friendship. (4-7)
Quinnie Blue by Dinah Johnson, illus. by James Ransome ($16.95), offers a portrait of an African-American girl and her grandmother. (4-7)
Atlantis: The Legend of the Lost City by Christina Balit ($16.95) retells this myth. (4-8)
Bright Beetle by Rick Chrustowski ($15.95) tracks the life of a ladybug. (4-8)
Mama, Across the Sea by Alex Godard, trans. by George Wen ($16.95). An island girl awaits her mother's return from work on the mainland. (4-8)
Uptown by Bryan Collier ($15.95) views Harlem through a boy's eyes. (4-8)
Garbage by Robert Maass ($15.95) follows garbage from trash can to landfill and discusses the benefits of recycling. (5-8)
Rice Is Life by Rita Golden Gelman, illus. by Yangsook Choi ($15.95), describes the importance of rice to the Balinese. (5-9)
Open Wide: Tooth School Inside by Laurie Keller ($16.95) reveals facts about teeth. (5-10)
Sisters in Strength: American Women Who Made a Difference by Yona Zeldis McDonough, illus. by Malcah Zeldis ($17.95), profiles 11 American heroines. (6-10)
Ark in the Park by Wendy Orr, illus. by Kerry Millard ($14.95), tells of the relationship between a girl and the elderly owners of a pet store. (7-10)
Lassie Come-Home: Eric Knight's Original 1938 Classic by Rosemary Wells, illus. by Susan Jeffers ($15.95), is a chapter-book version of this title. (7-10)
Tales of the Haunted Deep by Brenda Z. Guiberson ($15.95) collects eerie sea stories. (8-10)
Lost! A Story in String by Paul Fleischman, illus. by C.B. Mordan ($15.95), offers a string-figure story. (8-12)
Ola's Wake by BJ Stone ($15.95). A girl learns to accept death after experiencing the loss of her great-grandmother. (8-12)
Toys! Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions by Don Wulffson, illus. by Laurie Keller ($15.95), tells of the inventors of some popular toys. (8-12)
The Copper Treasure by Melvin Burgess ($15.95) is an adventure set in Victorian London. (9-12)
The Road to Home by Mary Jane Auch ($16.95). A pioneer girl takes charge of her younger siblings in this first book in a trilogy. (9-14)
The World According to Horses: How They Run, See, and Think by Stephen Budiansky ($16.95) examines the behavior of horses. (10-14)
The Executioner's Daughter by Laura Williams ($15.95) is a novel about a girl in medieval England. (10-14)
What Happened on Planet Kid by Jane Leslie Conly ($16.95). Two girls create an imaginary world. (10-14)
Who Is Baseball's Greatest Hitter? by Jeff Kisseloff ($15.95) collects anecdotes and statistics about this sport. (10-14)
Both Sides Now by Ruth Pennebaker ($15.95). A girl whose mother has breast cancer realizes that facing pain can bring strength. (11-14)
Light-Gathering P ms by Liz Rosenberg ($15.95) is a companion to Earth-Shattering P ms. (12-up)
Night Train by Judith Clarke ($16.95). A troubled teen's emotional world unravels. (12-up)
Cosmos Coyote and William the Nice by Jim Heynen ($16.95) relays a modern teenage love story. (14-up)
New Owlettitles are Where Once There Was a Wood by Denise Fleming ($6.95, 4-10); Little Red Cowboy Hat by Susan Lowell, illus. by Randy Cecil ($6.95, 5-8); Into the Sea by Brenda Z. Guiberson, illus. by Alix Berenzy ($6.95, 6-10); and The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure by Hans Manus Enzensberger, trans. by Michael Henry Heim, illus. by Rotraut Susanne Berner ($17, 11-up).
A Gardener's Alphabet by Mary Azarian ($16) offers an alphabet book. (All ages)
Dutch Sneakers and Flea Keepers by Calef Brown ($15) collects 15 nonsense p ms. (All ages)
I Make a Cake and I Am an Artist by Mary Murphy ($4.95 each). Penguin makes a variety of things and tries out different occupations. (1-4)
If... and You Choose by Mary Murphy ($4.95 each) are lift-the-flap books. (1-4)
Do Donkeys Dance? by Melanie Walsh ($15) examines animal movement. (4-7)
Marshmallow Kisses by Linda Crotta Brennan, illus. by Mari Takabayashi ($15), celebrates the pleasures of a summer day. (4-8)
The Story of the Incredible Orchestra by Bruce Koscielniak ($15) offers a history of the orchestra. (4-8)
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D.B. Johnson ($15) introduces two friends with very different approaches to life. (4-8)
Making Animal Babies by Sneed B. Collard III, illus. by Steve Jenkins ($16), explains how animals attract mates and reproduce. (4-8)
Seeker of Knowledge: The Man Who Discovered Hieroglyphs by James Rumford ($15) discusses the work of Jean-Francois Champollion. (5-9)
Three More Stories You Can Read to Your Dog by Sara Swan Miller, illus. by True Kelley ($14), is a sequel to Three Stories You Can Read to Your Dog. (6-9)
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh, illus. by Melissa Sweet ($16), focuses on women inventors throughout history. (8-up)
The White Dove by Lois Bartholomew ($15). In another world, a girl tries to act much braver than she feels. (9-up)
The Wigwam and the Longhouse by Charlotte and David Yue ($15) depicts the lives of native woodlands people. (10-14)
The Savage Damsel and the Dwarf by Gerald Morris ($15) is the author's third Arthurian novel. (10-14)
Peregrine by Joan Elizabeth Goodman ($15) is a tale of a journey to the Holy Land set in the Middle Ages. (10-14)
Miles' Song by Alice McGill ($15) recounts a boy's struggle to free himself and his family from slavery. (10-14)
Perfect Family by Jerrie Oughton ($15) is a novel about teen pregnancy. (10-14)
The Pain Tree: And Other Teenage Angst-Ridden P try, collected and illus. by Esther Pearl Watson and Mark Todd ($16, paper $6.95), compiles p ms by troubled teenagers. (12-up)
Night Hoops by Carl Deuker ($15) is a sports novel. (12-up)
Scientists in the Field adds Digging for Bird-Dinosaurs: An Expedition to Madagascar by Nic Bishop ($16, 7-12); and The Wildlife Detectives: How Forensic Scientists Fight Crimes Against Nature by Donna Jackson, photos by Wendy Shattil and Bob Rozinski ($16, 8-12). And new Peterson's Field Guides for Young Naturalists by Jonathan Latimer and Karen Stray are Songbirds, Wildflowers, Caterpillars and Butterflies, illus. by Amy Bartlett Wright ($15 each, paper $5.95, 8-12).
Title in Spanish
Jorge and Marta (George and Martha) by James Marshall, trans. by Yanitzia Canetti ($16, paper $6.95, 4-8).
Edith and Mr. Bear: A Lonely Doll Story by Dare Wright ($16, $6.95 paper, 4-8); and Paddington Takes to TV: Rev. Ed. by Michael Bond, illus. by Peggy Fortnum ($15, 8-12).
Animal Dads by Sneed B. Collard III, illus. by Steve Jenkins ($5.95, 4-8); The Life and Times of the Peanut by Charles Micucci ($5.95, 5-8); Grandmother Bryant's Pocket by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illus. by Petra Mathers ($5.95, 5-9); Giants in the Land by Diana Appelbaum, illus. by Michael McCurdy ($6.95, 7-up); and Shakespeare Stories II by Leon Garfield, illus. by Michael Forman ($16, 10-up).).
Oak Tree by Gordon Morrison ($16) follows a year in the life of a tree and its inhabitants. (All ages)
Louie's Goose by H.M. Erlich, illus. by Emily Bolam ($15), tells of the friendship between a boy and a stuffed goose. (4-8)
Missing Molly by Lisa Jahn-Clough ($15) offers a hide-and-seek mystery. (4-8)
Moonride by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Seymour Chwast ($15). A boy is whisked off on a nighttime ride through a city. (4-8)
Mountain Town by Bonnie Geisert, illus. by Arthur Geisert ($16), presents a portrait of life in a mountain town. (4-8)
Esmerelda and the Children Next Door by Jenny Nimmo, illus. by Paul Howard ($15). A large, strong woman shows youngsters her gentle side. (4-8)
The Brothers Gruesome by Susan Elgar, illus. by Drahos Zak ($15), introduces an unruly, greedy sibling trio. (4-8)
The Wimp by Kathy Caple ($5.95, 4-8); and A Lion Named Shirley Williamson by Bernard Waber ($6.95, 4-8).
Surprise Party by William Wegman ($16.99). Photos reveal Weimaraners staging a birthday celebration. (All ages)
Good as Goldie by Margie Palatini ($14.99). A girl learns to understand her baby brother. (2-5)
Jazzbo and Googy by Matt Novak ($14.99) is a sequel to Jazzbo G s to School. (2-5)
Emily's First 100 Days of School by Rosemary Wells ($16.99) celebrates the joys of learning. (3-6)
Poppy & Ella: 3 Stories About 2 Friends by Jef Kaminsky ($14.99) are tales about friendship. (3-6)
Barnyard Prayers by Laura Godwin, illus. by Brian Selznick ($14.99). A boy's toy animals spring to life. (3-7)
A Special Something by Jan Fearnley ($15.99) aims to prepare children for the birth of a new sibling. (3-7)
Night Shift Daddy by Eileen Spinelli, illus. by Melissa Iwai ($14.99), examines the relationship between a girl and a father who works at night. (4-7)
Shark-Mad Stanley by Andrew Griffin ($15.99). This tale of a boy and his pet fish comes with a CD-ROM. (4-7)
Tiny Green Thumbs by C.Z. Guest, illus. by Loretta Krupinski ($15.99). Granny Bun teaches Tiny Bun how to plant a garden. (4-7)
Across America, I Love You by Christine Loomis, illus. by Kate Kiesler ($15.99), pays tribute to this country and to family bonds. (4-8)
Jason's Bears by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Kevin Hawkes ($14.99). A boy proves that he can love bears -- even scary ones. (4-8)
Six Foolish Fisherman by Robert D. San Souci, illus. by Doug Kennedy ($14.99), is a tale featuring bumbling anglers. (5-8)
Hair in Funny Places by Babette Cole ($15.99). Mr. and Mrs. Hormone tell a little girl about puberty. (7-10)
Skullduggery by Kathleen Karr ($14.99). In 1840, a doctor involves a homeless boy in grave robbing. (8-12)
Seventh Grade Tango by Elizabeth Levy ($15.99). Rebecca discovers a passion for dancing and learns the meaning of friendship. (8-12)
Cockroach Cooties by Kathleen Karr ($15.99). Two brothers use a cockroach to keep a bully from bugging them. (9-12)
Songs of Power by Hilari Bell ($15.99). An SF novel. (10-up)
Wild Blood by Kate Thompson ($15.99) concludes the trilogy that opened with Switchers. (10-up)
New Rosie titles are Curious Rosie and Patient Rosie by Mary Morgan ($6.99 each, 1-3). And Thingy Things by Chris Raschka starts up with Moosey Moose, Sluggy Slug, Whaley Whale and Wormy Worm ($3.99 each, 2-6).
L.A.F. adds Horrid Henry Strikes It Rich by Francesca Simon, illus. by Tony Ross; Planet of the Nose Pickers by Gordon Korman, illus. by Victor Vaccaro; Lab Coat Girl in Cool Fuel by Margie Palatini; and Funny Boy Versus the Bubble-Brained Barbers from the Big Bang by Dan Gutman, illus. by John Dykes ($3.99 each, 7-11). And The Chix debuts with Poppy and Olivia by Rosie Rushton ($4.99 each, 10-14).
Fa Mulan by Robert D. San Souci, illus. by Jean and Mou-Sien Tseng ($5.99, 5-9); Out of the Bag: The Paper Bag Players Book of Plays by Judith Martin, illus. by Seymour Chwast ($13.95, 6-10); The 6th Grade Nickname Game by Gordon Korman ($4.99, 8-12); Standing Up to Mr. O by Claudia Mills ($5.99, 8-12); and Petey by Ben Mikaelsen ($5.99, 10-up).
HYPERION/JUMP AT THE SUN
Max Paints the House by Ken Wilson-Max ($14.99) provides an introduction to colors. (2-5)
Furaha Means Happy by Ken Wilson-Max ($12.99). Swahili words are explained as Wambui and Moses travel through Kenya. (3-7)
Say Hey! A Song of Willie Mays by Peter Mandel, illus. by Don Tate ($15.99), pays tribute to this baseball Hall of Famer. (4-8)
Osceola: Memories of a Sharecropper's Daughter, collected and edited by Alan Govenar, illus. by Shane Evans ($15.99), recounts the life of Osceola Mays, daughter of a sharecropper. (8-12)
The Cheetah Girls by Deborah Gregory gains Woof, There It Is and It's Raining Benjamins ($3.99 each, 8-12).
Dear Dr. King: Letters from Today's Children to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., edited by Jan Colbert and Ann McMillian Harms, photos by Ernest Withers and Roy Cajero ($6.99, all ages); and The Skin I'm In by Sharon G. Flake ($7.99, 10-up).
IDEALS/CANDY CANE PRESS
The Velveteen Rabbit, retold by Patricia Pingry, illus by Katherine Wilson ($6.95), offers a version of Margery Williams's tale in board-book format. (3-5)
The Story OfÃ¢‚¬¦ adds The Story of David by Patricia Pingry, illus. by Stephanie Britt; Pingry's The Story of America's Birthday, illus. by Stacy Pickett; and La historia de la Pascua, a Spanish translation of The Story of Easter ($6.95 each, 3-5).
Mini Soft Shapes: Ducky Swims and Bunny Jumps, illus. by Bob Filipowich ($5.99 each), are foam books with removable pieces. (1-4)
Soft Shapes: Big and Little and In and Out, illus. by Bob Filipowich ($6.99 each), are larger foam books with pieces kids can remove. (1-4)
Wacky Flaps Books: Circus Opposites and Counting Critters, illus. by Martin Lemelman ($7.99), are board books with die-cut pages. (1-4)
Motor Book, illus. by The Thompson Brothers ($14.99), features die-cut tracks and a wind-up vehicle. (4-8)
Groovy Tube Books: Bug Blast! by Olga Litowinsky and Sea Splash! by Stephanie Graziadio, both illus. by Russell Benfanti ($16.99 each), include a board game and a tube filled with creatures that relate to the book. (5-up)
The Amazing Game Board Book by Sheri Rutman, illus. by John Clementson ($19.99), contains more than 50 activities and games. (6-up)
The Stray Kitten by Judy Waite, illus. by Gavin Rowe ($14.95). A kitten copes with speeding cars, dogs and children with sticks. (3-8)
Little Turtle and the Song of the Sea by Sheridan Cain, illus. by Norma Burgin ($15.95), follows a turtle's journey from its egg, down a beach to the sea. (3-8)
God Said Amen by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, illus. by Avi Katz ($16.95), is a tale examining how people can work together to create a better world. (4-up)
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The Kid's Catalog of Passover: A Worldwide Celebration by Barbara Rush and Cherie Karo Schwartz ($15.95) collects songs, stories, recipes and crafts. (8-up)
What's Inside by Jeanne AshbÃ© ($9.95). Flaps lift to reveal what is inside a variety of things. (18 mos.-3 yrs.)
Winnie Flies Again by Valerie Thomas, illus. by Korky Paul ($14.95, paper $7.95), brings back Winnie the witch and her cat, Wilbur. (4-8)
Welcome with Love by Jenni Overend, illus. by Julie Vivas ($15.95), is the story of a home birth. (4-9)
Math Matters introduces Lights Out! by Lucille Recht Penner, illus. by Jerry Smath; and Lulu's Lemonade by Barbara deRubertis, illus. by Paige Billin-Frye ($4.95 each, 5-7); and It's About Time, Max! by Kitty Richards, illus. by Gioia Fiammenghi; and The Long Wait by Annie Cobb, illus. by Liza Woodruff ($4.95 each, 6-8).
Too Many Cooks --A Passover Parable by Edith Stoltz Zolkower, illus. by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki ($6.95). Family members secretly add ingredients to a grandmother's batch of charoses. (4-8)
All About Passover by Judyth Groner and Madeline Wikler, illus. by Kinny Kreiswirth ($5.95), tells how to prepare for a family seder. (5-10)
Come, Let Us Welcome Shabbat by Judyth Groner and Madeline Wikler, illus. by Wikler ($4.95), introduces this Friday night observance. (5-10)
Sammy Spider's First Purim by Sylvia Rouss, illus. by Katherine Janus Kahn, is a new Sammy title ($6.95, 3-6).
Haunted High is the second volume of The Ghost Chronicles by Lawrence Gordon ($11.95, 10-15).
I Wished for a Unicorn by Robert Heidbreder, illus. by Kady MacDonald Denton ($14.95). A girl imagines her scruffy dog is a unicorn. (3-8)
Pippin and the Bones by K.V. Johansen, illus. by Bernice Lum ($12.95). Pippin unearths a pile of prehistoric bones. (4-7)
Kids and Grandparents: An Activity Book by Ann Love and Jane Drake, illus. by Heather Collins ($17.95, paper $10.95), offers games, crafts and recipes for children and grandparents to share. (6-up)
Animals in Motion: How Animals Swim, Jump, Slither and Glide by Pamela Hickman, illus. by Pat Stephens ($10.95, paper $5.95), collects experiments that demonstrate how animals move. (7-11)
FAQ: Weather by Valerie Wyatt, illus. by Brian Share ($12.95, paper $6.95), answers frequently asked questions about the weather. (8-12)
New Franklin titles are Franklin G s to the Hospital ($10.95) and Franklin's Classic Treasury, Vol. II ($15.95) by Paulette Bourgeois, illus. by Brenda Clark (3-8). Strange Neighbors by Mary Labatt joins Sam: Dog Detective ($12.95, paper $4.95, 7-10). And Starting with Nature gains Bird Book and Plant Book by Pamela Hickman, illus. by Heather Collins ($12.95 each, paper $5.95, 7-11).
The Kids Can Press Jumbo Cookbook by Judi Gillies and Jennifer Glossop, illus. by Louise Phillips ($14.95), collects more than 150 recipes. (8-up)
The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Gardening by Karyn Morris, illus. by Jane Kurisu ($14.95), provides instructions for creating organic gardens. (8-up)
Joining Memory Scrapbooks for Kids are My Father and Me and My Mother and Me by Jane Drake and Ann Love, illus. by Scot Ritchie ($4.95 each, 5-up). And Kids Can Do It continues with Native Crafts Inspired by North America's First Peoples by Maxine Trottier, illus. by EsperanÃ§a Melo; and Papier-MÃ¢chÃ© by RenÃ©e Schwarz ($5.95 each, hardcover $12.95, 8-12).
Let's Play Traditional Games of Childhood by Camilla Gryski, illus. by DuÃ…¡an Petricic ($6.95, all ages).
Paperback Series Reprints
In My Neighborhood adds Fire Fighters, Garbage Collectors, Police Officers and Postal Workers by Paulette Bourgeois, illus. by Kim LaFave ($5.95 each, 4-8). And Starting with Science reprints Living Things by Adrienne Mason, Simple Machines by Deborah Hodge and Plants and Solids, Liquids and Gases by the Ontario Science Centre ($5.95 each, 5-9).
Ten Little Monsters by Jonathan Emmett, illus. by Ant Parker ($10.95), is a counting book featuring pop-up monsters. (1-4)
Jack Rides His Scooter by Rebecca Elgar ($10.95). Jack and Teddy ride a scooter in this pull-the-tab, lift-the-flap tale. (2-4)
First Word Book, illus. by Mandy Stanley ($12.95) includes a pull-out poster. (2-up)
The Teddy Robinson Storybook by Joan Robinson ($14.95) offers 15 tales starring this teddy bear. (5-8)
The Kingfisher Book of Toy Stories, selected by Rosemary Sandberg, illus. by Emma Chichester Clark ($18.95), collects tales about toys. (5-10)
Backyard Books adds Are You a Snail? and Are You a Ladybug? by Judy Allen, illus. by Tudor Humphries ($9.95 each, 3-5). New Ruby books by Helen Stephens are Ruby and the Muddy Dog and Ruby and the Noisy Hippo ($8.95 each, 3-6). I Can continues with I Can Add and I Can Subtract by Anna Nilsen, illus. by Mandy Stanley ($9.95 each, 4-up). At Home with Science debuts with Dig and Sow! How Do Plants Grow? and Splish! Splosh! Why Do We Wash? by Janice Lobb, illus. by Peter Utton ($10.95, 5-7). Joining Animal Lives are The Frog and The Rabbit by Sally Tagholm, illus. by Bert Kitchen ($9.95 each, 5-8). New to The Best Book Of series are The Best Book of Fossils, Rocks and Minerals by Chris Pellant and The Best Book of Ballet by Angela Wilkes ($12.95 each, 5-8). Sightseers: Essential Travel Guides to the Past visits Ancient Rome and Shakespeare's London ($8.95 each, 7-11). And How the Future Began issues Machines by Clive Gifford ($15.95, 9-up).
Play Together, Learn Together by Melanie Rice, illus. by Chris Barker ($12.95), collects 400 games and activities. (3-up)
The Little Book of Knowledge ($11.95) is a reference for the very young. (4-up)
The Kingfisher Young Discoverers Encyclopedia ($15.95) presents science and nature activities. (6-up)
Step-by-Step Crafts for Children ($12.95). Photos illustrate instructions for craft projects. (8-up)
New to A Treasury of Stories is A Treasury of Five-Minute Stories, compiled by Fiona Waters, illus. by John Lawrence ($7.95, 5-9). I Am Reading launches with Barn Party by Claire O'Brien, illus. by Tim Archbold; Mrs. Hippo's Pizza Parlor by Vivian French, illus. by Clive Scruton; Kit's Castle by Chris Powling, illus. by Anthony Lewis; and JJ Rabbit and the Monster by Nicola Moon, illus. by Ant Parker ($3.95 each, 5-up). And Math for Martians begins with Galaxy Getaway and Planet Omicron by Julie Ferris, illus. by Jane Tassie ($5.95 each, 6-8).
The Kingfisher Read AloudStorybook, selected by Joyce Dunbar, illus. by Colin and Moira Maclean ($9.95, 4-7); Tales from Africa, selected by Mary Medlicott, illus. by Ademola Akintola ($11.95, 6-up); Pirates by Philip Steele ($10.95, 8-12); A Treasury of Shakespeare's Verse, selected by Gina Pollinger, illus. by Emma Chichester Clark ($11.95, 9-up); and Creative Calligraphy by Peter Halliday ($5.95, 9-up).
Painted Rocks by the editors of Klutz ($14.95) includes paints, brush, two smooth rocks and tips for painting them. (4-up)
Wire-O-Mania: A Complete Guide to Making Wire Wonderful Things by Sherri Haab and Laura Torres ($12.95) offers directions and materials for making rings and other items using beads and wire. (8-up)
Bedroom Astronomy by the editors of Klutz ($14.95) presents facts about the constellations, plus glow-in-the-dark stars for the ceiling. (8-up)
Beadlings: How to Make Beaded Creatures and Creations by Julie Collings and Candice Elton ($16.95) includes instructions and supplies to make 19 critters out of glass beads and wire. (9-up)
Klutz Guides adds Big Huge Monster Bulldozers, Cranes and Earth-Moving Crusher Things ($4.95, all ages); and Spotter's Guide to the Nastiest Bugs in the Yardand Field Guide to the Coolest Sharks in the Pool ($4.95 each, 8-up).
The Mermaid's Purse by Ted Hughes, illus. by Flora McDonnell ($15.95), collects 28 p ms about the sea and the seashore by the late p t laureate of Britain. (All ages)
Baby Bunny Board Books: Helping Daddy, In the Park, Playing and Time for Bed by Atsuko Morozumi ($4.99 each) feature die-cut flaps. (Infant-4)
Tell Me Another! Read-Aloud Stories for the Very Young by Matthew Price, illus. by Atsuko Morozumi ($16.95), compiles tales about animals. (1-5)
Wake Up House! Rooms Full of P ms by Dee Lillegard, illus. by Don Carter ($15.95), presents 34 p ms about household objects. (2-6)
Oscar Wilde's The Selfish Giant, retold by Fiona Waters, illus. by Fabian Negrin ($16.95). A boy teaches a bitter giant about generosity and love. (5-8)
A Tree for Me by Nancy Van Laan, illus. by Sheila White Samton ($15.95), is the tale of a child in search of a tree to call his own. (5-8)
I Was a Rat! by Philip Pullman, illus. by Kevin Hawkes ($15.95). Can a boy convince the world that he used to be a rat? (8-10)
Goodbye, Amanda the Good by Susan Shreve ($16.95). Tired of being the "good girl," Amanda alters her behavior and looks. (10-13)
Sarah and the Naked Truth by Elisa Carbone ($15.95). A fifth-grader learns the importance of being true to herself. (10-13)
Leftover Lily and Accidental Lily by Sally Warner, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers ($3.99 each, 5-8); and The Kidnapped Prince: The Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano, adapted by Ann Cameron; Count Karlstein by Philip Pullman, illus. by Diana Bryan; and Gone from Home: Short Takes by Angela Johnson ($4.99, 10-13).
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My Spiritual Alphabet Book by Holly Bea, illus. by Kim Howard ($14), uses spiritual concepts to teach alphabet letters. (3-7)
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