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Children's Books for Spring
Compiled by Sally Lodge -- 2/12/01

Click and the Kids Go Sailing
by Charnan Simon, illus. by Richard Kolding ($12.95). A mouse sets sail with two children and their sitter. (6-up)

Mop and Family
adds Mop and the Birthday Picnic and Mop's Mountain Adventure by Martine Schaap, illus. by Alex de Wolf ($12.95 each, 4-up). Marylin Hafner's Molly and Emmett's Surprise Garden is a new Molly and Emmett title ($12.95, 4-up).

Paperback Series
Little Critter First Readers Skills and Practice
series issues Play Ball, Snow Day, The Mixed-Up Morning, A Yummy Lunch, Surprise! and Our Friend, Sam by Mercer Mayer ($3.95 each, 5-8).

The Big Book of Mummies
by Claire Llewellyn ($17.95) focuses on ancient Egyptian mummies. (8-14)

Weird and Wonderful
gains Mega and Micro; Going, Going, Gone; Zooming and Creeping and Scary and Sneaky by Barbara Taylor, photos by Frank Greenaway ($9.95 each, 6-10). New to All in a Day's Work are four books by Anita Ganeri: Emperors and Gladiators, illus. by Simone Boni, Roger Stewart, Francis Phillips and Ken Stott; Pharaohs and Embalmers, illus. by
Luigi Galante, Phillips and Stott; Raiders and Traders, illus. by Boni and others; and Athletes and Actors, illus. by Manuela Cappon, Phillips and Stott ($16.95 each, 8-14). Joining Art and Civilization are Medieval Times and Ancient Rome by Giovanni di Pasquale, illus. by Ivan Stalio Studio ($16.95 each, 10-14). The Atlas of World Religions by Ganeri, illus. by Ivan Stalio Studio and Paola Ravaglia, is new to the Atlas series($19.95, 10-14).
ME+MI PUBLISHING (Baker &Taylor, dist.)
The English-Spanish Foundations seriesadds four titles by Gladys Rosa-Mendoza: My Family and I, illus. by Jackie Snider; Opposites, illus. by Dan McGeehan; The Weather, illus. by Cd Hullinger; and What Time Is It?, illus. by Susan Chapman Calitri ($6.95 each, 2-6).

MIKAYA PRESS (Firefly, dist.)
A Long and Uncertain Journey: The 27,000 Mile Voyage of Vasco Da Gama
by Joan Elizabeth Goodman, illus. by Tom McNeely ($19.95), recounts this explorer's quest to find a sea route to the Orient. (4-18)

by V.M. Caldwell, illus. by Erica Magnus ($15.95, paper $6.95). This sequel to The Ocean Within tells of Elizabeth's second summer with her adoptive family. (8-13)

Stories from Where We Live
moves on to The Great North American Prairie, edited by Sara St. Antoine, illus. by Trudy Nicholson, maps by Paul Mirocha ($19.95, 9-up).

The Care and Feeding of Dinosaurs
by Timothy Bradley ($12.95) addresses what it would be like to have dinosaurs as pets. (7-9)

The Summer Solstice by Ellen Jackson, illus. by Jan Davey Ellis ($14.95), is a follow-up to The Winter Solstice and The Autumn Equinox. (7-9)

Snappy Pop-Ups
welcomes Snappy Little Dinosaurs ($12.95, 1-6) and Super Snappy 123 ($14.95, 2-6) by Dugald Steer, illus. by Derek Matthews, paper engineering by Richard Hawke. New Guess Books are Guess Which? and Guess Where? by Chris Gilvan-Cartwright ($8.95 each, 2-6).

Crafts from Your Favorite Children's Songs
by Kathy Ross, illus. by Vicky Enright ($8.95), offers 20 crafts that tie in to nursery songs. (4-8)

Bears at the Beach: Counting 10 to 20 by Niki Yektai ($7.95) is a counting book starring bears. (5-7)

Jellies by Twig George ($7.95) takes a photographic look at jellyfish. (5-8)

The Winking, Blinking Sea by Mary Batten ($7.95) examines bioluminescent sea life. (7-9)

What I Believe: A Young Person's Guide to the Religions of the World by Alan Brown and Andrew Langley ($9.95) provides an overview of eight world religions. (8-12)

Collecting Baseball Cards: 21st Century Edition by Thomas Owens ($9.95) is a revised edition of a 1993 guide. (9-up)

Tiger Woods: Drive to Greatness by Mark Stewart ($7.95) is an illustrated biography of this golfer. (9-up)

Don't Step on the Foul Line: Sports Superstitions by George Sullivan, illus. by Anne Canevari Green ($8.95). Sports stars and teams reveal superstitions they believe. (10-13)

Paperback Series
Christian Crafts
adds Crafts to Celebrate God's Creation by Kathy Ross, illus. by Sharon Lane Holm ($7.95, 5-8). Tanya Lee Stone's Oprah Winfrey: Success with an Open Heart is a new Gateway Biography ($8.95, 7-9).

How Science Works
by Nigel Hawkes ($14.95) examines the scientific and mechanical principles behind the workings of boats, planes, cars and space vehicles. (9-11)

Paperback Series
Added to the ...for Fun series is Art for Fun Projects by Sue Lacey ($14.95, 6-9) and Geography for Fun Projects by Pam Robson ($14.95, 7-9). Copper Beech Atlases adds The Atlas of Space by James Muirden ($12.95, 9-up).

Real-Life Reader Biographies
adds 20 volumes, among them Jennifer Love Hewitt by Vesta-Nadine Severs, Drew Barrymore by Susan Zannos, Enrique Iglesias by Christine Granados, Derek Jeter by John Torres and Steve Jobs by Ann Gaines ($15.95 each, 8-14).

Titles are added to each of the following series: Block Board Books ($1.99 each, 2-5); Bible Hardcover Storybooks ($5.95 each, 4-10); and Treasury of Illustrated Classics($4.49 each, 4-10).

Paperback Series
New volumes join Teletubbies Coloring Activity Books ($1.29 each, 2-5); Teletubbies Giant Coloring Activity Books ($1.99 each, 2-5); Clifford Coloring and Activity Books ($1.29 each, 4-6); Clifford Giant Coloring and Activity Books ($1.99 each, 4-6); Clifford Watch-Me-Color Books ($2.49 each, 4-6); Barbie Learn 'n' Tell Sticker Workbooks ($2.69 each, 5-7); Hot Wheels Coloring and Activity Books ($1.29 each, 5-8); Hot Wheels Giant Coloring and Activity Books ($1.99 each, 5-8); Wizards Activity Books ($1.29 each, 5-9); Wizards Giant Activity Books ($1.99 each, 5-9); Ready Reader 10-in-1 Story Books ($7.95 each, 6-9); and Gel Pen Activity Books ($2.49 each, 6-10).

Hamlet and the Magnificent Sandcastle
by Brian Lies ($15.95). A pig and a porcupine build an immense sand castle. (5-8)

Happy Birthday, Mr. Kang
by Susan L. Roth ($16.95). A boy urges his grandfather to set his beloved bird free. (4-8)

Gone Again Ptarmigan by Jonathan London, illus. by Jon Van Zyle ($16.95), introduces the animals of the Arctic and northern Alaska. (4-8)

Antarctic Journal by Meredith Hooper, illus. by Lucia deLeiris ($16.95), centers on the animals of Antarctica and the scientists who study them. (7-10)

Exploring Caves: Journeys into the Earth by Nancy Holler Aulenbach and Hazel A. Barton, with Marfé Ferguson Delano ($17.95), features photos of various kinds of caves. (8-12)

Mummies of the Pharaohs: Exploring the Valley of the Kings by Melvin Berger and Gilda Berger ($17.95) examines this area, the resting place for more than 50 pharaohs. (8-12)

Our Country's Presidents by Ann Bausum ($24.95) offers profiles of the 43 U.S. Presidents. (10-up)

Aleutian Adventure: Kayaking in the Birthplace of the Winds by Jon Bowermaster, photos by Barry Tessman ($17.95), follows a sea-kayaking expedition in Alaska. (10-up)

Remember Pearl Harbor by Thomas B. Allen ($17.95) provides an overview of this infamous event. (10-up)

National Geographic Photography Guide for Kids by Neil Johnson ($18.95, paper $12.95) offers an introduction to photography. (10-up)

adds Rocky Mountains by Jonathan Grupper ($16.95, 6-10).

by Robin Bernard ($5.95) focuses on bugs and insects. (4-8)

Exploring Space by Toni Eugene ($5.95) takes a photographic look at astronauts' journeys. (4-8)

Paperback Series
National Geographic My First Pocket Guides
adds Garden Birds by Terence Lindsey, Reptiles and Amphibians by David Kirshner and Rocks and Minerals and Dinosaurs by Paul M.A. Willis ($7.95 each, 6-10). Mysteries in Our National Parks issues Wolf Stalker and Cliff-Hanger by Gloria Skurzynski and Alane Ferguson ($5.95 each, 8-12).

The Easter Story
($6.99) includes text from the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. (All ages)

Bear's First Bible by Alan and Linda Parry ($8.99) is a die-cut board book of biblical tales. (2-5)

The Legend of the Three Trees ($7.99, board book $5.99) are volumes based on the video of the same title. (3-7)

Bibleman Combat Manual: Strategic Training in Bible Memory Verses by Willie Aames
($10.99) is a journal for recording memorized Bible verses. (5-9)
Hey, That's Not What the Bible Says Too! by Bill Ross is a sequel to Hey, That's Not What the Bible Says! (5-up)

It's a God Thing by Karen Hill ($14.99) offers a journal with scripture readings. (10-14)

Leading from the Lockers--Guided Journal by John C. Maxwell ($14.99) includes inspirational vignettes and Bible verses. (10-14)

The Veritas Project: Hangman's Curse by Frank Peretti ($14.99). A family g s undercover to solve mysteries. (12-up)

Light My World
introduces Colors, Shapes and Animals by Thomas Kinkade ($5.99 each, up to 3).

God Said It and Bang! It Happened
by Bruce Bickel and Stan Jantz, illus. by Bill Ross ($9.99), examines the Christian creation story. (10-14)

Leading from the Lockers by John Maxwell ($9.99) sets out to offer teens the tools they need to develop as leaders. (10-14)

Paperback Series
Little Dogs on the Prairie
launches with The Great Train Set Robbery, Lonesome Duck and Go Rest, Young Man by Jeff Parker, Nathan Carlson and Phil Lollar ($4.99 each, 6-9). My Life as a Cowboy Cowpie is new to The Incredible Worlds of Wally McDoogle by Bill Myers ($5.99, 8-12). PowerPak Collection by John Maxwell issues Leading at School, Leading Your Sports Team, Leading in Your Youth Group and Leading with a WinningAttitude ($3.99 each, 10-14)., created by Terry Brown, adds six titles ($5.99 each, 10-14).

NEW ISLAND PRESS (Dufour Editions, dist.)
Birthdays and Other Stories
by Frances Cashman ($7.95) conveys the wonder and innocence of childhood in Ireland. (4-8)

Ben and the Buccaneers
by Udo Weigelt, illus. by Julia Gukova ($15.95). Ben longs to join a band of swashbuckling sparrows. (3-7)

The Easter Bunny's Baby by Udo Weigelt, illus. by Rolf Siegenthaler ($15.95). An egg left on the Easter Bunny's doorstep hatches into an ostrich. (3-7)

Little Elephant Runs Away by Wolfram Hänel, illus. by Cristina Kadmon ($15.95). Little Elephant decides to escape sibling teasing by running away. (3-7)

Nell and Fluffy by Anne Liersch, illus. by Christa Unzner ($15.95). Should Nell keep her beloved guinea pig or get another pet? (3-7)

Teddy's Easter Secret by Gerlinde Wiencirz, illus. by Giuliano Lunelli ($15.95). Teddy spies a rabbit carrying a basket of eggs from the hen house. (3-7)

Tiger Baby by Susi Bohdal ($15.95). Tiger Baby meets two new friends, a kingfisher and a red panda. (3-7)

Too Much Garbage by Fulvio Testa ($15.95). Two boys discover that trash is threatening to take over the city. (3-7)

Board Book Reprint
Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale
by Marcus Pfister ($9.95, up to 3).

Books in Spanish
New Ediciones Norte-Sur are El pez arco iris y la ballena azul (Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale) by Marcus Pfister, trans. by Delza Pereira ($9.95, up to 3); Cuando Sea Grande... (When I Grow Up) by Peter Horn, trans. by Ariel Almohar, illus. by Cristina Kadmon; and El
pequeño ganso verde (The Little Green Goose) by Adele Sansone, trans. by Ángel Secreto, illus. by Alan Marks ($15.95 each, paper $6.95, 3-7); and Milo y la isla misteriosa (Milo and the Mysterious Island) by Marcus Pfister, trans. by Carmen Moreno ($18.95, 5-8).
Paperback Reprints
When I Grow Up...
by Peter Horn, illus. by Cristina Kadmon ($6.95, 3-7); and Be Brave, Little Lion! by Ursel Scheffler, illus. by Ruth Scholte van Mast; Come Back, Pigeon! by Antonie Schneider, illus. by Uli Waas; Max and Molly and the Mystery of the Missing Honey by Jürg Obrist; and The Man with the Black Glove by Scheffler, illus. by Christa Unzner ($5.95 each, 6-9).

A Cat and a Dog
by Claire Masurel, illus. by Bob Kolar ($13.95). A cat and dog become friends when they discover they need each other. (up to 3)

Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Valeri Gorbachev ($15.95) retells this tale. (up to 3)

Good Morning, Little Fox by Marilyn Janovitz ($15.95) is a story of father-son bonding. (3-7)

Lonesome Bear by Clay Carmichael ($13.95). While searching for his missing owner, Bear finds a bunny and a stray cat. (3-7)

The Apple King
by Francesca Bosca, illus. by Giuliano Ferri ($15.95). Wise worms invade the apple tree of a selfish king. (3-7)

Happy Easter, Davy! by Brigitte Weninger, illus. by Eve Tharlet ($15.95), is a holiday tale starring Davy. (3-7)

Little Apple: A Book of Thanks by Brigitte Weninger, illus. by Anne Möller ($13.95). A girl describes the life cycle of an apple. (3-7)

The Seed by Isabel Pin ($15.95). Two tribes declare war over a seed that drops from the sky. (3-7)

Andersen Fairy Tales
by Hans Christian Andersen, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger ($19.95, 6-9).

Board Book Reissue
Where Is My Friend?
by Marcus Pfister ($4.95, up to 3).

Paperback Reprints
The Little Green Goose
by Adele Sansone, illus. by Alan Marks ($6.95, 3-7); and Noah's Ark, adapted by Heinz Janisch, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger ($7.95, 3-7).

The Tale of Peter Rabbit
by Beatrix Potter, illus. by Michael Hague ($15.95), presents this classic with new illustrations. (3-5)

Father, We Thank You by Ralph Waldo Emerson, illus. by Mark Graham ($15.95). Art depicting a family's camping adventure illustrates this p m. (3-8)

Animals Nobody Loves by Seymour Simon ($15.95). Text and photos focus on misunderstood species. (4-8)

Hear That? by Tama Janowitz, illus. by Tracy Dockray ($15.95). A mother and child try to imagine what the sounds in their home are. (5-8)

The Inside-Outside Book of Texas by Roxie Munro ($16.95). Watercolors offer views of popular Texas sites. (5-8)

The Other Dog by Madeleine L'Engle, illus. by Christine Davenier ($15.95), reveals a poodle's perspective on the newest member of the family. (5-8)

Harley by Star Livingstone, illus. by Molly Bang ($14.95). A llama is given the task of helping to watch the sheep. (6-9)

Global Warming: The Threat of Earth's Changing Climate by Laurence Pringle ($16.95) offers a photo-essay on this environmental issue. (8-12)

Lucky 13: Solitaire Games for Kids by Michael Street, illus. by Alan Tiegreen ($14.95, paper $6.95), introduces more than 65 games. (8-12)

New Reading Rainbow Readers are Friendship Stories You Can Share and Sports Stories You'll Have a Ball With ($14.95 each, paper $3.99, 6-8).

The Inside-Outside Book of New York City
and The Inside-Outside Book of Washington, D.C. by Roxie Munro ($15.95 each, paper $5.95, 5-8).

Series Reissues
Annie Pitts
reissues Annie Pitts, Artichoke and Annie Pitts, Swamp Monster by Diane deGroat ($14.95 each, paper $3.95, 8-12); and Books of Wonder Classics adds Wet Magic by E. Nesbit, illus. by H.R. Millar ($14.95, paper $9.95, 8-12).

Paperback Reissue
Life in Prison
by Stanley "Tookie" Williams with Barbara Cottman Becnel ($4.95, hardcover $14.95, 8-12).

How to Reach Your Favorite Superstar 2
by Dianne Woo ($4.95) offers tips on getting in touch with stars. (8-12)

Paperback Series
Gifted &Talented
adds two editions of Phonics Puzzles &Games: Book Two by Vicky Shiotsu($4.95, 4-6; and $4.95, 6-8); Science Questions &Answers: Super Edition by Barbara Saffer
($12.95, 6-8); Saffer's Language Arts Puzzles &Games ($4.95, 6-8); and Story Starters: Silly Stories by Tracy Masonis ($5.95, 6-8). Predators by Bryan Baugh joins Draw Science ($7.95, 7-11). Back-to-Nature debuts with Science Experiments by Silvana Clarke ($6.95, 8-12). Launching Amazing Origami are Bugs and Animals by Andrea Urton ($8.95 each, 8-12). KidSource gains The Human Body by Samantha Beres ($9.95, 8-12). The 80 Mazes series welcomes Around America in 80 Mazes by Jerry Zimmerman ($6.95, 8-12). Famous Places by Cathryn Long is new to Crossword America ($5.95, 8-12). Your Body, Yourself greets Your Beauty, Your Health, Yourself by Alison Bell ($8.95, 8-13). Attitude (How to Be the Coolest Girl You Know) introduces What Girls Really Want to Know About Boys by Roxanne Camron ($6.95, 8-13).
Slimy Science and Awesome Experiments
by Susan Martineau ($6.95) rounds up 20 experiments introducing science. (7-12)

Super Science Fair Experiments by Q.L. Pearce and Francesca Rusakas ($7.95) outlines hands-on projects. (8-12)

Killer Tales of the Great White ($5.95) collects six stories about this predator of the sea. (8-12)

Paperback Series
Kid Science
adds Experiments You Can Do Around the House and Amazing Science Experiments by Q.L. Pearce ($8.95 each, 8-12).

O'BRIEN PRESS (Independent Publishers Group, dist.)
The Great Pig Escape
by Linda Moller ($7.95) describes an adventure in the countryside. (8-up)

Survivors: A True-Life Titanic Story by Elisabeth Navratil ($7.95). Two boys are kidnapped and taken on the Titanic's ill-fated voyage. (10-up)

Cherokee by Creina Mansfield ($7.95). Gene dreams of following in the footsteps of his jazz musician grandfather. (10-up)

Out of Nowhere by Gerard Whelan ($7.95) is a science fiction tale about two young adults who find themselves stranded in a strange world. (10-up)

Benny and Omar by Eoin Colfer ($7.95). Despite their language and cultural differences, two boys become friends. (10-up)

Red Hugh: The Kidnap of Hugh O'Donnell by Deborah Lisson ($7.95). The teenage son of the O'Donnell clan chief escapes from captivity. (10-up)

continues with Astronomy: Looking at the Stars by Susan and Steven Wills and Forensics: Solving the Crime by Tabatha Yeatts ($19.95 each, 10-up). Spectacular Space Travelers by Jason Richie is a new Profiles title ($19.95, 10-up). Shaping America adds Ranchers, Homesteaders, and Traders: Frontiersmen of the South-Central Statesby Kieran Doherty ($21.95, 12-up).

Anna's Goat
by Janice Kulyk Keefer, illus. by Janet Wilson ($15.95), is a story based on the refugee experience. (4-8)

The Magnificent Piano Recital by Marilynn Reynolds, illus. by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson ($15.95), reveals how the power of music can melt even the coldest heart. (4-8)

Destination Gold! by Julie Lawson ($16.95) tells of the Klondike Gold Rush. (10-15)

Before Wings by Beth Goobie ($16.95). By confronting the past, Adrien learns to accept the present. (12-16)

Waiting to Dive
by Karen Rivers ($6.95). A tragic accident changes Carly's summer vacation. (8-11)

Piper by Natale Ghent ($6.95). A girl and her dog learn the true meaning of loyalty. (9-12)

Paperback Series

Full Court Press by Eric Walters is a new Orca Young Reader ($4.50, 8-11). Black Belt adds Frog Face and the Three Boys by Don Trembath ($6.95, 8-12). And joining Tom Austen Mysteries are The Kootenay Kidnapper and The Case of the Golden Boy by Eric Wilson ($4.99 each, 8-12).
Paperback Reprints
Ballerinas Don't Wear Glasses
by Ainslie Manson, illus. by Dean Griffiths ($6.95, 4-8); Each One Special by Frieda Wishinsky, illus. by Werner Zimmermann; Me and Mr. Mah by Andrea Spalding, illus. by Janet Wilson; and The Prairie Fire by Marilynn Reynolds, illus. by Don Kilby ($7.95 each, 4-8); and Caged Eagles by Eric Walters ($6.95, 12-16).

Paperback Series
New First Novels are Fred's Midnight Prowler by Marie-Danielle Croteau, illus. by Bruno St. Aubin; Life Without Mooch by Gilles Gauthier, illus. by Pierre-Andre Derome; Maddie Wants New Clothes by Louise Leblanc, illus. by Marie-Louise Gay; and Marilou's Long Nose by Raymond Plante, illus. by Marie-Claude Favreau ($3.99 each, 6-9).

Lightning Rider
by Jacqueline Guest ($4.99). Jan uncovers a ring of bike thieves. (11-14)

A Terrible Secret by Ginette Anfousse ($4.99). After her brother's mysterious death, a terrible secret haunts Maggie. (11-14)

Sports Stories
plays on with Rookie Season by Jacqueline Guest, Offside! by Sandra Diersch, Heads Up! by Dawn Hunter and Karen Hunter, Queen of the Court by Michele Martin Bossley and Shut Out! by Camilla Reghelini-Rivers ($5.50 each, 8-13).

Dinosaurs in the Attic
by Colleen Heffernan, illus. by Dan Clark ($5.95). Lucas hears dinosaurs stomping around the attic of his new house. (6-9)

No Presents Please by Gwen Molnar, illus. by Dan Clark ($5.95). A sorceress shows up to enliven Susie's party. (7-10)

The Virtual Zone: In Search of Klondike Gold by Lynda Wilson ($4.95). Two boys travel back to the time of Canada's gold rush. (8-12)

Annilea by Ishbel Moore ($6.95). Although M bius Syndrome prevents her from smiling, a girl still dreams of becoming a singer. (9-12)

Danger in Disguise by Mary Alice and John Downie ($6.95). During General Wolfe's siege of Quebec, Jamie is mistaken for a French spy. (9-12)

Joseph, Master of Dreams by Kathleen Cook Waldron ($7.95) retells the biblical tale of Joseph, son of Jacob. (10-13)

A Question of Will by Lynne Kositsky ($5.95). A girl traveling back to Elizabethan London learns who really wrote Shakespeare's plays. (12-up)

The Lenski File by Lillian Boraks-Nemetz ($6.95) is a sequel to The Sunflower Diary. (14-up)

Dolina's Decision by Ishbel Moore ($6.95). Dolina hatches a plan to get Spencer's attention and discover more about her father. (14-up)


Laura Secord's Brave Walk by Connie Brummel Crook, illus. by June Lawrason ($14.95), tells of a heroine during the War of 1812. (4-8)
Treasure for Lunch by Shenaaz Nanji, illus. by Yvonne Cathcart ($10.95), emphasizes the importance of valuing individuals' differences. (4-8)

King of the Castle
by Kathy Stinson, illus. by Kasia Charko ($5.95), centers on the issue of adult illiteracy. (6-10)

Series Reissues
The Freddy series by Walter R. Brooks, illus. by Kurt Wiese, brings back Freddy and the Spaceship and Freddy G s to the North Pole ($23.95 each, 8-up).

OWL (Firefly, dist.)
Ha! Ha Ha!: 1,000+ Jokes, Riddles, Facts and More
by Lyn Thomas, illus. by Dianne Eastman ($19.95, paper $9.95), includes word games and scientific facts. (6-9)

Monsters: A Strange Science Book by Sylvia Funston, illus. by J Weissmann ($19.95, paper $5.95), examines legendary monsters. (8-12)

Make Your Own Inuksuk by Mary Wallace ($18.95, paper $6.95) offers instructions on making a stone structure. (8-up)

Pet P ms
, compiled by John Foster, illus. by Korky Paul ($16.95), collects p try about pets. (3-up)

The Oxford Nursery Treasury by Ian Beck ($19.95) presents familiar rhymes with new art. (3-up)

Around the Day, compiled by John Foster ($16.95), offers p try celebrating a child's day. (3-up)

Journey into the Rainforest by Tim Knight ($16.95). Photos and text explore this habitat. (8-up)

Irish Myths and Legends by Ita Daly, illus. by Bea Willey ($19.95), gathers lore from Ireland. (10-up)

Measure for Measure: Oxford School Shakespeare
, edited by Roma Gill ($7.95), contains the original text of this play, plus notes, commentary and illustrations. (11-up)

Paperback Reprints
A Wonder Book for Boys and Girls
by Nathaniel Hawthorne, illus. by Walter Crane ($15.95, all ages); The Oxford Illustrated Book of American Children's P ms, edited by Donald Hall ($10.95, 4-up); and The Oxford First Book of Art by Gillian Wolfe ($10.95, 5-10).

Paperback Series Reissues
Oxford Myths and Legends
reissues The Odyssey and The Iliad by Barbara Picard ($10.95 each, 10-up).

A Pebble for Your Pocket
by Thich Nhat Hanh ($15). Stories, metaphors and allegories present the teachings of the Buddha. (8-10)

Joining Young Patriots is Lew Wallace, Boy Writer by Martha Schaaf, illus. by Cathy Morrison ($14.95, 8-12).

Paperback Series Reprint
Young Patriots
reprints William Henry Harrison, Young Tippecan by Howard Peckham, illus. by Cathy Morrison ($9.95, 8-12).

Moonlight Miracle
by Tony Magliano ($9.95) reveals how all members of the human family are connected to one another. (2-7)

Children's Book of Table Blessings by Ellen Kendig ($6.95) compiles original and traditional blessings. (5-8)

Child's Guide to the Mass by Sue Stanton ($9.95) explains the various parts of the Catholic mass. (5-12)

A Tale from Paleface Creek by Robert Morneau ($9.95). This story of a hardworking beaver suggests the need for rest and balance in life. (5-up)

Rumors at School
by Dennis Doyle and Patrick Doyle ($7.95). Patrick weaves a tangled web when he tells a few white lies. (9-14)

Paperback Series
The Emerald Bible Collection
adds Whitney Climbs the Tower of Babel: And Learns What Happens toSnobs by Therese Johnson Borchard ($5.95, 8-12).

PAVILION (Trafalgar Square, dist.)
The Lady and the Squire
by Terry Jones, illus. by Michael Foreman ($22.95), is a sequel to The Knight and the Squire. (9-12)

Memories of Childhood by Michael Foreman ($29.95) collects in one volume War Boy and After the War Is Over. (10-up)

Farmer George and the Hedgehogs and Farmer George and the Hungry Guests by Nick Ward are new Farmer George tales ($14.95 each, 3-5).

Paperback Reprints
Happy Birthday, Amelia
by Nicola Moon, illus. by Jenny Jones ($8.95, 5-7).

Paperback Series Reprints
Farmer George
reprints Farmer George and the Fieldmiceand Farmer George and the Hungry Guestsby Nick Ward ($8.95 each, 3-5).

The Scarecrow's Hat
by Ken Brown ($15.95). A chicken seeks the help of her barnyard pals to solve a problem. (2-6)

About Amphibians: A Guide for Children by Cathryn Sill, illus. by John Sill ($14.95), offers an introduction to amphibians. (3-8)

Hungry! Hungry! Hungry! by Malachy Doyle, illus. by Paul Hess ($15.95). A ravenous goblin shows up in a boy's front yard. (4-8)

Pi-Shu, the Little Panda by John Butler ($15.95). Humans encroach on a small panda's home. (4-8)

Lemuel the Fool by Myron Uhlberg, illus. by Sonja Lamut ($15.95). A fisherman builds a boat and sets out to find a magical city just over the horizon. (4-8)

Paperback Series
Misfits, Inc.
continues with The Protester's Song by Mark Delaney ($5.95, 12-16).

Surviving Jamestown: The Adventures of Young Sam Collier
by Gail Karwoski, illus. by
Paul Casale ($14.95, paper $8.95), is a survival tale set during the early days of the Jamestown settlement. (8-12)
PEEL PRODUCTIONS (Midpoint Trade Books, dist.)
Joining the Riddles series are ABC School Riddles, compiled by Susan Joyce, illus. by Freddie Levin; and ABC Science Riddles by Barbara Saffer, illus. by Jennifer Johnson Haywood ($13.95 each, 5-8).

Paperback Series
New to 1-2-3 Draw is 1-2-3 Draw Wild Animals by Freddie Levin ($8.95, 6-10).

Alligator Tales
by Miles Smeeton, illus. by Eric Grantvedt ($14.95), collects p ms featuring alligators and crocodiles. (All ages)

Andrew McGroundhog and His Shady Shadow by Peter J. Welling ($14.95) is a tale about a Scottish groundhog and his shadow. (5-8)

'T Pousette et 'T Poulette: A Cajun Hansel and Gretel by Sheila Hébert Collins, illus. by Patrick Soper($14.95). Can Cajun twins outwit the Swamp Witch? (5-8)

The Real-For Sure Story of Raggedy Ann by Patricia Hall, illus. by Joni Gruelle ($14.95), tells the story behind the creation of Raggedy Ann. (5-8)

Little Thumb
by Wanda Dionne, illus. by Janna Dillon ($7.95), is a tale aimed at children who suck their thumbs. (1-6)

A St. Patrick's Day Alphabet by Beverly Vidrine, illus. by Patrick Soper ($7.95), presents an alphabetical roundup of stories and legends behind the celebration of this holiday. (5-8)

Yankees at the Doorstep: The Story of Sarah Morgan by Debra West Smith ($10.95) is a novel based on the diaries of a young woman living in Yankee-occupied Baton Rouge in 1862. (8-12)

Who Do You Think You Are?: A Handbook for Analyzing the True You
($7.99) aims to help teens understand themselves. (12-up)

Paperback Series
Have a Nice Life
continues with Popover and Score by Scarlett McDougal ($4.99 each, 12-up).

For Every Child: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Words and Pictures
, foreword by Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu ($16.99). Published in association with UNICEF, this volume spotlights 14 of the principles adopted at the convention. (All ages)

Blue Rabbit and the Runaway Wheel by Christopher Wormell ($15.99). After he loses a wheel from his bike, Blue Rabbit encounters a series of animals who have been knocked down by a strange object. (3-7)

Cinderella by Clare Scott-Mitchell, illus. by Gordon Fitchett ($16.99). Canine characters star in this retelling. (4-8)

The Egg by M.P. Robertson ($15.99). A boy helps a dragon egg to hatch. (4-8)

Sorry by Jean Van Leeuwen, illus. by Brad Sneed ($15.99), recounts a generations-old family
feud that began over a bowl of lumpy oatmeal. (4-8)
Tabitha's Terrifically Tough Tooth by Charlotte Middleton ($12.99). What can Tabitha do to budge her loose tooth? (4-8)

"Wait for Me!" Said Maggie McGee by Jean Van Leeuwen, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers ($16.99). Maggie can't wait to be big enough to do the fun things her older siblings do. (4-8)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: 25th Anniversary Edition by Mildred D. Taylor ($17.99) is a new edition of this Newbery winner. (10-up)

Shylock's Daughter by Mirjam Pressler ($17.99) is a novel based on the characters from The Merchant of Venice. (12-up)

Paperback Series
No Sweat Projects
introduces Bouncing Science: All You Need Is a Ball!, Hairy Science: All You Need Is Hair!, Shadowy Science: All You Need Is a Shadow! and Thumbs Up Science: All You Need Is a Thumb! by Jess Brallier, illus. by Bob Staake ($5.99 each, 9-12).

A Dream Come True: Coming to America from Viet Nam--1975
by M.J. Cosson ($11.90, paper $5.90). An orphan brought to the U.S. from Vietnam learns the story of her adoption. (8-12)

The Red Tails: World War II's Tuskegee Airmen by Steven Jones ($14.95, paper $8.95) tells of a 1941 training program for black aviators in Alabama. (8-12)

Clubhouse Threat by Margo Sorenson ($11.90, paper $5.90). A young caddy solves a mystery on the golf course. (8-13)
Tales of Fright
by Peg Hall ($11.90, paper $5.90) collects chilling stories. (8-13)

The Mayan Civilization: Moments in History by Shirley Jordan ($14.95, paper $8.95) explores the fate of people who lived in ancient Mayan cities. (8-14)

Castaways of the Flying Dutchman
by Brian Jacques ($22.95). A boy and his dog escape from the legendary ghost ship and journey around the globe. (All ages)

Betty Doll by Patricia Polacco ($16.99). The author tells of her mother's favorite doll. (All ages)

The Honeybee and the Robber by Eric Carle ($16.99) is a new edition of this tale, with pull-tabs and pop-ups. (1-4)

I Know the Moon by Stephen Axel Anderson, illus. by Greg Couch($15.99). Animals argue about the true nature of the moon. (3-7)

You Are My I Love You by Maryann Cusimano, illus. by Satomi Ichikawa ($15.99). A parent and child spend a playful day together. (3-7)

Locust Pocus! by Douglas Kaine McKelvey, illus. by Richard Egielski ($15.99). Verse describes how bugs find their way into every part of the house. (3-7)

Freedom School, Yes! by Amy Littlesugar, illus. by Floyd Cooper ($16.99). After a fire destroys the church where Jolie was to attend classes, will the townsfolk fight to find a new location for a school? (4-8)

The First Bear in Africa by Satomi Ichikawa ($14.99). Meto makes his way through the African savanna in hopes of returning a girl's stuffed bear to her. (4-8)

Agapanthus Hum and Major Bark by Joy Cowley, illus. by Jennifer Plecas ($13.99). Though his pooch is not a pure breed, Agapanthus hopes to charm the judges at the dog show. (5-8)

Coolies by Yin, illus. by Chris K. S ntpiet ($16.99). Shek and Wong travel from China to America to help build the transcontinental railroad. (5-up)

Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco ($17.99) is a slipcased edition of this autobiographical tale. (5-up)

Private Captain: A Story of Gettysburg by Marty Crisp ($18.99). Ben crosses the lines of battle in hopes of finding his brother. (10-14)

The Demon in the Teahouse by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler ($17.99). A teen poses as a teahouse attendant to learn who is responsible for a series of fires in Japan. (10-14)

Rowan Hood: Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest by Nancy Springer ($16.99). Rowan sets out to track down her father, Robin Hood. (10-15)

Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz ($16.99). After discovering the truth about his uncle's death, Alex takes on terrorists who threaten England's future. (10-up)

I Am Morgan le Fay: A Tale from Camelot by Nancy Springer ($17.99). Morgan is taken to Avalon so she will be safe from rivals for the throne of England. (12-up)

Labyrinth by John Herman ($17.99). Gregory's life is intertwined with that of a boy who may only exist in his dreams. (12-up)

Board Book Reprint
Today Is Monday
by Eric Carle ($6.99, 1-3).

The Alfred Summer
by Jan Slepian ($15.99, 10-14).

A Land Remembered, Vol. 1
by Patrick Smith ($14.95, paper $7.95). Adapted for young readers, this novel chronicles three generations of a Florida family. (8-12)

Mythical Creatures of the Timberlands
by Joyce Segal, illus. by Neil Waldman ($16.95), offers legends about the creatures who roamed the forests of America. (8-12)

Mystery of the Tango River by Catherine Mudibo-Piwang, illus. by James Roberts ($16.95). A Ugandan farm boy and his friends uncover an ancient mystery. (8-12)

The 40 Greatest Jewish Stories Ever Told!
by Peninnah Schram, Barbara Goldin, Gloria Goldreich and Daniel Sperber ($49.95) packages four volumes of illustrated Bible tales in a slipcase. (6-9)

PLAYHOUSE PUBLISHING (Baker &Taylor, dist.)
Cool School Story
by Katina Z. Jones, illus. by Jon Ottinger ($9.99). Lucy and her friends at K-9 elementary school narrate tales about eccentric canine characters. (4-8)

Nibble Me Books
bites into Reese's Reading Fun by Mary Bono and Reese's Pieces Math Fun by Bono and Craig Strasshofer, illus. by Bono ($6.99 each, 3-7). Picture Me Books adds Picture Me Cuddly As a Bunny by Kaycee Hoffman ($4.99, up to 4).

Angelina Ballerina
pirouettes on with Angelina and Alice and Angelina on Stage by KatharineHolabird, illus. by Helen Craig ($9.95 each, 3-7). Matchbox Books zooms on with Sweep! by Beth Sycamore, illus. by Lee MacLeod; and Sycamore's Splash!, illus. by David Schleinkofer ($5.95 each, 3-up).

Paperback Series
New American Girls Short Stories are Felicity Takes a Dare and Samantha and the Missing Pearls by Valerie Tripp, illus. by Dan Andreasen; Tripp's Josefina's Song, illus. by Jean-Paul Tibbles; Kirsten Snowbound! by Janet Shaw, illus. by Renée Graef; Addy's Wedding Quilt by Connie Porter, illus. by Dahl Taylor; and Molly Marches On by Tripp, illus. by Nick Backes ($3.95 each, 7-12). There are five additions to Backpack Books ($1.95 each, 8-up). Joining American Girl Library are American Girl Diary ($12.95, 8-up) and My Life! Scrapbook Kit ($17.95, 8-up), both illus. by Wendy Wallin Malinow; Quizbook 2: More Secrets Revealed! by Sarah Jane Brian, illus. by Debbie Tilley; and Letter Art by Becky Higgins ($7.95 each, 8-up); and Paper Punch Art by Laura Torres; and The Big Book of Notes, illus. by Amanda Haley ($19.95 each, 8-up). Madame Amelia Tells All by Marissa Moss is a new Amelia title ($5.95, 8-up). Wild at Heart continues with Say Goodbye--Z 's Story, Storm Rescue--Sunita's
Story and Teacher's Pet--Maggie's Story by Laurie Halse Anderson ($4.95 each, 10-up). History Mysteries adds The Minstrel's Melody by Eleanora Tate, illus. by Glen Harrington and Greg Dearth; and Riddle of the Prairie Bride by Kathryn Reiss, illus. by Paul Bachem and Lazlo Kubinyi ($5.95 each, hardcover $9.95, 10-up).
Heath Ledger: The Heath Is On!
by Nancy Krulik ($4.99) is a biography of this actor. (10-up)

Pearl Harbor, 1941 by Nancy Holder ($4.99) is a novel centering on an American nurse stationed in Hawaii. (14-up)

Give Me My Father's Body: The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo by Kenn Harper ($5.99) tells of this Eskimo boy who was brought to New York in 1897 by explorer Robert Peary. (11-up)

Paperback Series
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
gains Pirate Pandemonium by Mel Odom, Wake-Up Call by Diana Gallagher and Witch Way Did She Go? by Paul Ruditis ($4.99 each, 9-up); and A Dog's Life by
Cathy East Duboski ($4.50, 11-up). Why Me? debuts with The Courage to Live by Deborah Kent ($4.99, 10-14). Dark Secrets adds Don't Tell by Elizabeth Chandler ($4.99, 10-14). And The Viking Claw by Michael Dahl is a new Finnegan Zwake Mystery ($4.50, 10-up).
Paperback Reissues
Martin Luther King: The Peaceful Warrior
by Ed Clayton ($4.50, 8-up); Warriors Don't Cry, Abridged Edition by Melba Pattillo Beals ($4.99, 11-up); and Dreaming in Color, Living in Black and White: Our Own Stories of Growing Up Black in America, Abridged Edition by Laurel Holliday ($4.99, 12-up).

The Hideout
by Peg Kehret ($16). While living in a cabin in the woods after his parents' death, Jeremy vies with bear poachers. (8-12)

American Sisters
offers Exploring the Chicago World's Fair, 1893 by Laurie Lawlor ($9, 8-12). New to Gray Cat is Chomps, Flea, and Gray Cat (That's Me) by Carol Wallace and Bill Wallace, illus. by John Steven Gurney ($16, 8-12).

Tomb Raider
by Mel Odom ($4.99) is a novelization of this film. (8-12)

Paperback Series
The Nancy Drew Notebooks
by Carolyn Keene gains three titles ($3.99 each, 5-8). There are three titles each added to Full House Michele and Friends ($3.99 or $4.99 each, 6-10) and Full House Sisters ($3.99 each, 6-10). New to Dragonling is The Dragonling Collector's Edition, Vol. 2 by Jackie French Koller ($5.99, 7-10). Carolyn Keene's Nancy Drew adds two titles ($3.99 each, 8-12) and The Hardy Boys by Franklin W. Dixon welcomes three volumes ($3.99 or $4.99 each, 8-12). I Was a Sixth Grade Alien continues with The Revolt of the Miniature Mutants, There's an Alien in My Underwear and Farewell to Earth by Bruce Coville, illus. by Tony Sansevero ($3.99 each, 8-12). The Broadway Ballplayers scores Left Out by Maureen Holohan ($4.50, 10-up).

Paperback Series Reprints
American Sisters
reprints Voyage to a Free Land, 1630 and Adventure on the Wilderness Road, 1775 by Laurie Lawlor ($4.50 each, 8-12).

Violet Eyes
by Nicole Luiken ($5.99). Two teens discover they are part of a genetic experiment. (12-up)

Paperback Series
continues with The Gypsy Enchantment, The Legacy of Merlin and Soul of the Bride, created by Constance M. Burge ($5.99 each, 12-up). Buffy the Vampire Slayer Teen Series screams on with The Willow Files by Yvonne Navarro ($5.99, 12-up) and The Faith Trials by James Laurence ($5.99, 14-up). Bayou Blues by Anna Fricke and Barbara Siebertz and Lighthouse Legend by H. Henderson and L. Tigelaar are new Dawson Creek Suspense titles ($5.99 each, 14-up). Mediator adds Ninth Key by Jenny Carroll ($4.99, 14-up). When Lightning Strikes by Jenny Carroll joins Where-R-U? ($4.99, 14-up). The Prowler series launches with Prowlers by Christopher Golden ($5.99, 16-up).There are three additions to Fearless by Francine Pascal ($5.99 each, 16-up). Burning Bones by Christopher Golden and Rick Hautala is a new Body of Evidence Thriller ($5.99, 16-up). Angel adds Soul Trade by Thomas Sniegoski ($5.99, 16-up); and Hollywood Noir by Jeff Mariotte and Avatar by Jack Passarella ($5.95 each, 18-up).

POKEWEED PRESS (Stoddart, dist.)
Princess Frownsalot
by John Bianchi ($14.95, paper $4.95). A princess gets what she wants by pouting. (6-10)

Bug by Frank B. Edwards, illus. by John Bianchi ($14.95), follows a bug in his get-rich-quick schemes. (8-12)

Paperback Series
The New Reader series continues with New at the Zoo and Trouble with Bubbles by Frank B. Edwards, illus. by John Bianchi ($4.95 each), which present rhyming couplets that teach. (4-6)

POLESTAR PRESS (Advantage Publishers Group, dist.)
Safe Teen
by Anita Roberts ($15.95) addresses such topics as dealing with bullying and sexual harassment and saying "no" to alcohol and drugs. (12-up)

Witch's Fang by Heather Kellerhals-Stewart ($7.95). Three teens discover their inner strength in
this mountain-climbing adventure. (13-up)
The King and His Castle
by Peter Kruckmann ($14.95) tours the castle of Bavaria's Ludwig II. (8-up)

One Day in Japan with Hokusai by Julia Altmann ($14.95) focuses on the life and work of a Japanese woodblock printer. (8-up)

Mood Swings
by Jim Borgman ($7.99) introduces 30 expressive faces reflecting various moods. (All ages)

Peephole Rhymes and Peephole Riddles ($7.99 each) feature die-cut peepholes and flaps to lift. (2-6)

What Do You Want on Your Sundae? by William Boniface, illus. by Debbie Palen ($9.99), contains 35 pieces with which kids can make their own sundaes. (3-6)

Clean Clothes for Oliver ($12.99). Readers clean Oliver's outfits in a "washing machine" recessed into the front cover. (4-8)

New Doodle Art titles are Solar System and Hot Air Balloons ($10.99 each super size, $8.99 medium, all ages); and Peacocks and Pirates Ahoy ($6.99 each mini size, all ages).

The Amazing 50 State Maze Book
, illus. by Scott Sullivan ($5.99), turns each state into a puzzle. (All ages)

Collect This! by Donna Guthrie and Christy Zatkin, illus. by Larry Ross ($6.99), offers tips for young collectors. (7-up)

Paperback Series
Mad Libs
continues with Scooby Doo Mad Libs by Roger Price and Leonard Stern ($3.99, all ages).Wee Sing adds Wee Sing and Pretend by Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp, illus. by Nancy Spence Klein ($2.99, 2-8). Mr. Men and Little Miss has three additions by Roger Hargreaves ($2.99 each, 5-up). Library-O-Laughs chuckles on with The Mighty Big Book of Jokes and The Mighty Big Book of Riddles by Craig Y ($5.99 each, 8-12). And Stepliving for Teens: Getting Along with Stepparents and Siblings by J l Block and Susan Bartell joins Plugged In ($4.99, 9-up).

Paperback Series Reissues
Serendipity Books
reissues Crickle-Crack, Hucklebug, Kartusch and Morgan and Yew by Stephen Cosgrove, illus. by Robin James ($4.99 each, 5-9).

PRINTSTAR BOOKS/PB (847-955-1887)
Chelsea's New Home
by Kimberley Levy, illus. by Terry Herman ($15.95). A goldfish escapes from an artificial pond and searches for a new home. (3-8)

Saving Emily
by Nicholas Read, illus. by Ellen Klem ($14), is an adventure tale starring a 12-year-old boy and a heifer. (10-up)

If You Should Meet a Crocodile: P ms About Wild Animals
and I Want Another Little Brother: P ms About Families, edited by Joy Peskin, illus. by Anna Currey ($5.99 each), are p try collections. (3-8)

Paperback Series
New Puffin Lift-the-Flaps are Brothers Are for Making Mud Pies and Sisters Are for Building Sand Castlesby Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Chris Demarest; and Emily's Dance Class and Emily and Her Babysitter by Clarie Masurel, illus. by Susan Calitri ($6.99 each, 2-6). Get Set for Kindergarten! adds How Many? How Much? and Letters and Sounds by Rosemary Wells ($5.99 each, Viking hardcover $13.99, 3-up). Storytime Classics welcomes four titles adapted by Janet Brown: A Little Princess and The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, illus. by Graham Rust; Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, illus. by Dinah Dryhurst; and The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, illus. by Joanne Moss ($5.99 each, Viking hardcover $15.99, 5-8). Hank the Cowdog returns in The Case of the Deadly Ha-Ha Game by John R. Erickson, illus. by Gerald Holmes ($4.99, Viking hardcover $14.99, 8-12). And Sweep debuts with Book of Shadows, The Coven, Blood Witch and Dark Magick by Cate Tiernan ($4.99 each, 12-up).

Paperback Reprints
Little Cloud
by Eric Carle; and Why So Sad, Brown Rabbit? by Sheridan Cain, illus. by Jo Kelly ($5.99 each, 2-6); Boo to a Goose by Mem Fox, illus. by David Miller; The Cat Barked? by Lydia Monks and Rabbits and Raindrops by Jim Arnosky ($5.99 each, 3-7); The Father Who Had 10 Children by Bénédicte Guettier ($6.99, 3-7); Grandma Summer by Harley Jessup, A Monster in the House by Elisa Kleven and Sitting Ducks by Michael Bedard ($5.99 each, 3-8); Bashi, Elephant Baby by Theresa Radcliffe, illus. by John Butler; Comet's Nine Lives by Jan Brett; The Day My Dogs Became Guys by Merrill Mark , illus. by Eric Brace; Erandi's Braids by Antonio Hernández Madrigal, illus. by Tomie dePaola; I Remember Papa by Helen Ketteman, illus. by Greg Shed; Library Lil by Suzanne Williams, illus. by Steven Kellogg; Miss Fannie's Hat by Jan Karon, illus. by Toni Goffe; Mrs. Mack by Patricia Polacco; Next Stop Grand Central by Maira Kalman; O'Sullivan Stew by Hudson Talbott; and Tanya and the Magic Wardrobe by Patricia Lee Gauch, illus. by Satomi Ichikawa ($6.99 each, 4-8). Big Anthony: His Story by Tomie dePaola; It's My Birthday, Too! by Lynne Jonell, illus. by Petra Mathers; and One Guinea Pig Is Not Enough by Kate Duke ($5.99 each, 4-8). Do You Want to Play?: A Book About Being Friends by Bob Kolar ($6.99, 4-9) and You Can't Take a Balloon into the Metropolitan Museum by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser ($7.99, 5-up).

Also, 26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie dePaola ($5.99, 7-10); The Amah by Laurence Yep; The Specter from the Magician's Museum and The Wrath of the Grinning Ghost by Brad Strickland; Trapped Between the Lash and the Gun by Arvella Whitmore; and Why Not, Lafayette? by Jean Fritz, illus. by Ronald Himler ($5.99 each, 8-12); As Long As There Are Mountains by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock; The Lost Flower Children by Janet Taylor Lisle, illus. by Satomi Ichikawa; and When the Soldiers Were Gone by Vera Propp ($4.99 each, 8-12); The Ashwater Experiment by Amy Goldman Koss, The Birthday Room by Kevin Henkes,
Frightful's Mountain by Jean Craighead George, The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler, Love Among the Walnuts: Or How I Saved My Entire Family From Being Poisoned by Jean Ferris, Missing Girls by Lois Metzger, and Off the Road by Nina Bawden ($5.99 each, 10-14); I'm Not Who You Think I Am by Peg Kehret and Rewind by William Sleator ($4.99 each, 10-14); Amanda/Miranda by Richard Peck, Dancer by Lorri Hewett, Safe at Second by Scott Johnson, Spinners by Donna Jo Napoli and Richard Tchen and Summer Hawk by Deborah Savage ($5.99 each, 12-up); Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson ($7.99, 12-up); and Rundown by Michael Cadnum ($5.99, 14-up).
Paperback Series Reprints
Bill and Pete
issues Bill and Pete to the Rescue by Tomie dePaola ($5.99 each, 4-8). Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz, is a new Froggy title ($5.99, 4-8). Pippi Longstocking is back in Pippi's Extraordinary Ordinary Day by Astrid Lindgren, illus. by Michael Chesworth ($5.99, 4-8). New Puffin Easy-to-Reads are One Saturday Afternoon by Barbara Baker, illus. by Kate Duke ($3.99, 5-7); and Agapanthus Hum and the Eyeglasses by Joy Cowley, illus. by Jennifer Plecas ($3.99, 6-9). Young Cam Jansen reappears in Young Cam Jansen and the Baseball Mystery by David A. Adler, illus. by Susanna Natti ($3.99, 6-9). Cody Unplugged by Betsy Duffey, illus. by Ellen Thompson, joins the Cody series ($4.99, 7-10). Pioneer Daughters greets Hannah's Winter of Hope by Jean Van Leeuwen ($4.99, 7-10). Puffin Chapters adds JoJo &Winnie: Sister Stories by Marilyn Sachs, illus. by Meredith Johnson; Louise G s Wild by Stephen Krensky, illus. by Susanna Natti; and Seal Island School by Susan Bartlett, illus. by Tricia Tusa ($4.99 each, 7-10); and Song Lee and the "I Hate You" Notes by Suzy Kline, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz ($3.99, 7-10). The Time Warp Trio presents It's All Greek to Me by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Lane Smith ($4.99, 7-11). And Freddy the Pig returns in Freddy G s to Florida and Freddy the Detective by Walter R. Brooks, illus. by Kurt Wiese ($6.99 each, 8-up).

Paperback Reissues
Shy Charles
by Rosemary Wells ($5.99, 3-7); Louie's Search by Ezra Jack Keats ($5.99, Viking hardcover $15.99, 3-8); Cages by Peg Kehret and Forest by Janet Taylor Lisle ($4.99 each, 8-12); James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake ($5.99, 8-12); and The Dreadful Future of Blossom Culp and Ghosts I Have Been by Richard Peck; and My Side of the Mountain and On the Far Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George ($5.99 each, 10-14).

Paperback Series Reissues
Minerva Louise
reissues Minerva Louise by Janet Morgan St ke ($5.99, 2-6).

Car Wash
by Sandra Steen and Susan Steen, illus. by G. Brian Karas ($15.99). The imaginations of twins soar when they drive through a car wash. (2-6)

Astro Bunnies by Christine Loomis, illus. by Ora Eitan ($15.99). Bunnies roam the stars before returning home for bedtime. (2-6)

Someday We'll Have Very Good Manners by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Chris Demarest ($15.99). Kids would rather wait until they're grownups to behave themselves. (2-6)

Raccoon on His Own by Jim Arnosky ($15.99). Though initially scared to be away from him family, Raccoon enjoys a can ride. (2-6)

Once There Was a Hoodie by Sam McBratney, illus. by Paul Hess ($15.99). The Hoodie leaves his home under the hill to search for animal friends. (4-8)

The Bear Came Over to My House by Rick Walton, illus. by James Warhola ($14.99). After the bear comes over the mountain to see what he could see, he visits his neighbor. (4-8)

Mom Pie by Lynne Jonell, illus. by Petra Mathers ($12.99). Brothers create a pie made up of all the things that make their mother special to them. (4-8)

Spike in the Kennel by Paulette Bogan ($12.99). Spike makes new friends during his first stay at a kennel. (4-8)

What Do Ducks Dream? by Harriet Ziefert ($15.99). In their dreams, ducks run, sail and ride bikes. (4-8)

How Can You Dance? by Rick Walton, illus. by Ana Lopez-Escriva ($13.99). Kids imitate the movements of animals as they make up dance steps. (4-8)

What Do You Know! by Lorinda Bryan Cauley ($15.99) collects picture puzzles. (4-8)

The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson, illus. by E.B. Lewis ($16.99). A black girl and a white girl become friends, despite the fence that separates their families' properties. (5-up)

Nick Plays Baseball by Rachel Isadora ($15.99). A young ballplayer and his coach introduce the ins and outs of the game. (5-up)

Molly Gets Mad by Suzy Kline, illus. by Diana Cain Bluthenthal ($14.99). Molly puts her friendship with Morty at risk. (6-9)

On My Way: A 26 Fairmount Avenue Book by Tomie dePaola ($13.99) continues the author's chronicle of his childhood. (7-11)

All About Soccer by George Sullivan ($15.99) examines the history and rules of this sport. (8-12)

Notes from a Liar and Her Dog by Gennifer Choldenko ($18.99). Antonia takes refuge in lies as her seemingly perfect siblings distance themselves from her. (10-14)

Dancing in Cadillac Light by Kimberly Willis Holt ($15.99). Jaynell is drawn into the lives of a family living on the poor side of town. (10-up)

The Hero of Ticonderoga by Gail Gauthier ($16.99). Working on a school report, Therese
learns about the defiant side of Ethan Allen's personality and his role in the founding of Vermont. (10-up)
Angelfish by Laurence Yep ($16.99). Robin discovers how China's Cultural Revolution affected abrasive Mr. Tsow. (10-up)

Anne Frank and Me by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld ($18.99). Nicole finds herself thrust back in time, into the life of a Jewish girl in Nazi-occupied Paris. (12-up)

The Edge of the Sword by Rebecca Tingle ($19.99). Her bodyguard teaches King Alfred's daughter combat skills. (12-up)

A Is for Amber presents It's Justin Time, Amber Brown and What a Trip, Amber Brown by Paula Danziger, illus. by Tony Ross ($12.99 each, 5-8).

Board Book Reprints
Spot G s to the Farm
by Eric Hill ($7.99, 1-3); and Clap Your Hands by Lorinda Bryan Cauley ($6.99, 1-3).