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Black Friday 2022

We've scoured Amazon and found the best children's books on sale.

Be Who You Were Meant To Be
Being Yourself
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Lauren Grabois Fischer's 1st book in her children's book series is a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) book that truly welcomes every child as they are. A fun rhyming book that reminds everyone to be true to themselves, dream big, and stand tall and be proud of who you are. As all of her books do, the diversity among the characters is a beautiful way to begin the conversation of acceptance, kindness, and respect.
average rating is 4.7 out of 5, based on 205 votes, reviews
I Love My Grandma
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Where, oh where can Little Hedgehog be? Join Little Hedgehog and Grandma Hedgehog on a fun-filled game of hide-and-seek! While Grandma Hedgehog is preparing treats for a picnic, Little Hedgehog decides to start the fun early by hiding from Grandma. Written by best-selling author, David Bedford, this sweet story is sure to entertain your little one and delight grandma! Collect all of the beautiful books in the Cottage Door Press picture book series. Perfect gifts for mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, baby, and the entire family!
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 206 votes, reviews
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Babysaurus loves playing hide-and-seek with his Papasaurus. But one day, no matter where he looks, he can't find him, so Babysaurus turns to his prehistoric friends for help. Where can his Papasaurus be? Of course, Papasaurus has been right there all along, and when Babysaurus needs a little help, Papasaurus is ready with a big kiss and more games. This colorful and reassuring book is a fresh twist on a perennial theme that will win the hearts of little ones and their papas alike.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 401 votes, reviews
Peter Rabbit Gift Set
Classics, Animals
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Peter Rabbit is back again, and this time he's brought some friends! Titles include: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, The Tale of Tom Kitten, and The Tale of Jemima Puddle- Duck. Perfect for holidays, baby showers, birthdays, collectors and more! This brand-new eco-friendly boxed set includes four classic Beatrix Potter tales that meet "naturally better" criteria and showcase their "green" appeal with the eye catching vine cover design.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 2614 votes, reviews
Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep
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It’s time for Big Bear to hibernate, so Old Man Winter keeps telling him: “Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep.” But Big Bear doesn’t hear very well. He thinks Old Man Winter has told him to drive a jeep, to sweep, and to leap. Big Bear just can’t seem to hear what Old Man Winter is saying. Finally, Old Man Winter finds a noisy way to get Big Bear’s attention. Cozy illustrations rendered in pencil and mixed media by Will Hillenbrand bring this bedtime story to a fitting conclusion.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 955 votes, reviews
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When a little girl learns about her parents’ divorce on a Thursday, it ruins her favorite day of the week. But her stuffed-unicorn friend steps in to help, taking her on adventures to cheer her up and staying by her side to comfort her when feelings are hard. Then, slowly, the little girl and her unicorn friend awaken to the natural world that surrounds them as life continues to shift and change…until the day that Thursday can become just Thursday again. Told with great sensitivity and beauty, this is a book of healing and hope for children experiencing divorce and a testament to the power of friendship in helping us to overcome life’s biggest obstacles.
average rating is 4.5 out of 5, based on 636 votes, reviews
Pets, NY Times Best Sellers, Bravery
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An NPR Favorite Book of 2019 A New York Times Best Children’s book of 2019 A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019 A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019 "An enchanting tale of bravery, heroism, and undying devotion." —The New York Times Book Review After his best friend Sarah leaves for her first day of school, a tortoise named Truman goes on an adventure across the living room and learns to be brave in this thoughtful and heartwarming twist on a first experience story. Truman the tortoise lives with his Sarah, high above the taxis and the trash trucks and the number eleven bus, which travels south. He never worries about the world below…until one day, when Sarah straps on a big backpack and does something Truman has never seen before. She boards the bus! Truman waits for her to return. He waits. And waits. And waits. And when he can wait no longer, he knows what he must do. Even if it seems…impossible!
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 923 votes, reviews
We Are Not Friends
Emotions, Friendship
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Two fuzzy friends are having a fun playdate when a new pal hops in. As the day continues, each friend feels left out at times. It isn’t so easy to figure out how to act when everything seems to change. With humor and heart, the beloved characters from Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner You Are (Not) Small navigate a friendship triangle as only they can.
average rating is 4.5 out of 5, based on 1281 votes, reviews
You Are Ready!
Encouragement, Graduation
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A BANK STREET BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR! With Eric Carle’s signature bright illustrations featuring an array of charming animals, You Are Ready! encourages us to be open to new possibilities and be brave in the face of the changes and challenges that life lays in front of us. Like Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss, in this book Eric Carle reminds young readers that the key to achieving all they desire lies within. This book is the perfect gift for graduation or for anyone of all ages ready for their next big step. You are ready. It is time for you to spread your wings and fly. The world can seem like a scary place. But you are ready. Other favorite classic books from Eric Carle include The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Grouchy Ladybug, From Head to Toe, and many others.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 354 votes, reviews

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