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A Ball for Daisy
Caldecott Medal, NY Times Best Seller, Wordless
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This New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Best Illustrated Book relates a story about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisy's anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog. In the tradition of his nearly wordless picture book Yo! Yes?, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka explores in pictures the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring. Raschka's signature swirling, impressionistic illustrations and his affectionate story will particularly appeal to young dog lovers and teachers and parents who have children dealing with the loss of something special.
average rating is 4.7 out of 5, based on 403 votes, reviews
Carl Goes Shopping
Pets
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Carl Goes Shopping is a beautifully illustrated children’s book in the Carl series from author/artist Alexandra Day featuring everyone’s favorite babysitting Rottweiler. When Carl is told to mind baby Madeleine at a department store, the faithful canine and his little friend do some mischievous exploring. From the toy aisles and the clothing racks and home décor, the duo make the store their own little adventure land.
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Carl's Afternoon in the Park
Pets
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Carl, the baby, and a new puppy spend an eventful afternoon in the park, riding on a carousel, romping in the flowers, and visiting a children's zoo. The Carl board books are sure to be baby's best friends!
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Carl's Birthday
Pets
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Happy birthday, Carl! But can Mom surprise him? No way. As hard as Mom tries, Madeleine and her canine babysitter extraordinaire are hot on her trail, tasting the party punch, peeking at presents, and adding some of their own favorite decorations.
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Carl's Christmas
Pets
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Join beloved babysitting Rottweiler Carl in author/artist Alexandra Day’s perfectly joyous holiday children’s picture book, Carl’s Christmas. After helping baby decorate the family tree, Carl and his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve complete with window shopping, giving to the needy, and a visit with Santa Claus.
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Clifford the Big Red Dog
Pets, Classics, Nostalgia
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Clifford the Big Red Dog is back in this classic jacketed hardcover! "I'm Emily Elizabeth,and I have a dog.My dog is a big red dog."This is how it all began -- in 1963, Norman Bridwell published his very first Clifford book, and kids have loved Clifford ever since. He's an adorable dog whose well-meaning bumblings have great kid appeal. Clifford is Emily Elizabeth's, and everyone's, favorite big red dog!This charming jacketed hardcover edition is finally back in print and makes the perfect gift!
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 2485 votes, reviews
Curious George and the Puppies
Pets
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When George and the man with the yellow hat visit the animal shelter, George is delighted to discover a large litter of puppies. At first, George just wants to pet the puppies, but then he wants to hold one. George's curiosity gets the best of him, and soon puppies are everywhere.
average rating is 4.7 out of 5, based on 159 votes, reviews
Doggies
Best of Boynton
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Count—and bark—with a fun pack of pups in this Sandra Boynton classic. Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hilarious books, featuring nontraditional texts and her famous animal characters, have been printed on thick board pages, and are sure to educate and entertain children of all ages.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 3762 votes, reviews
Go, Dog Go
Best of Dr Seuss, Pets
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Written for beginning readers using only 75 different words, this beloved Beginner Book by P.D. Eastman—edited by Dr. Seuss—features all kinds of wonderful dogs riding bicycles, scooters, skiis, roller skates, and driving all sorts of vehicles on their way to a party held on top of a tree! This is a perfect gift for P.D. Eastman fans and dog lovers of all ages! Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You'll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too!
average rating is 4.9 out of 5, based on 8531 votes, reviews
Good Dog Carl Visits the Zoo
Pets
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In this new adventure, beloved children's icon Carl has his paws full with a curious baby elephant who likes backyard wading pools, playgrounds, and fruit stands! This exciting story features iconic characters Carl and Madeleine as they visit a children’s zoo and encounter different baby animals. When they leave for an ice cream cone and a walk around the neighborhood, a little elephant follows them… and gets into some mischief along the way! What is a good dog to do? Another fantastic addition to the Good Dog, Carl series, this book features appealing, nearly wordless narratives, with the lovable (and somewhat mischievous) Rottweiler, Carl, and his little girl, Madeleine. Illustrator Alexandra Day’s painterly skills are fantastically immersive and her loving portrayal of the gentle dog and his trusting child companion are as winning as ever. Perfect for young, pre-literate children and budding artists, this board book features beautiful full-page paintings and a delightfully engaging wordless narrative.
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Good Dog, Carl
Pets
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The modern classic that introduced the beloved baby-sitting rottweiler to the world
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Goodnight, Good Dog Carl
Pets
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Everyone’s favorite babysitting dog is back, and this time he is putting everybody to bed! In Goodnight, Good Dog Carl, Carl tucks everyone in for the night, but not before a couple of games, a glass of milk, and a bedtime story. Carl makes sure all is well in the house (as a good dog should), and then settles down to sleep himself. This new board book is the latest title from Alexandra Day, author and illustrator of the best-selling Good Dog, Carl series. With durable pages and large, detailed illustrations, this book will delight young children and toddlers. A lullaby is included at the end of the book for added bedtime fun! Goodnight, Good Dog Carl is sure to become a favorite bedtime staple. Alexandra Day’s newest Carl nighttime adventure is perfect for pre-literate children. Send your children to dreamland with all the tenderness and beauty of the Good Dog, Carl series!
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Harry the Dirty Dog
Pets, Bath
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Harry is a white dog with black spots who absolutely, positively hates to take a bath. After a day of adventure, Harry gets so dirty that he no longer looks like a white dog with black spots. Now he looks like a black dog with white spots! Harry the Dirty Dog has become a classic, entertaining young readers for decades. Perfect for young fans of dogs...especially ones who also don't always want a bath! For more fun with Harry the Dirty Dog, don't miss No Roses for Harry! and Harry and the Lady Next Door. As Children's Books and Their Creators said about all three books: "There is a droll, seemingly effortless union of art and text in the Harry stories, a delicious mastery of everyday foolishness."
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How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?
Pets
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Come along on a playful romp as dinosaurs choose outrageous pets, shocking their parents in this fantastically comic new addition to Yolen and Teague's bestselling, award-winning series. "Can I keep it? It's so cute!" Brimming with laugh-aloud humor, enormous dinosaur children surprise their parents by bringing home a wild menagerie of highly unusual pets! What would happen if your child walked in the door with a pet tiger? Or an elephant, boa constrictor, zebra, or kangaroo? Would you smile?Perfect for every child who has ever loved or yearned for a pet, this new uproarious book delights readers of all ages as they peek into the mischievous world of Jane Yolen and Mark Teague's bestselling dinosaur series. In the end, children and dinosaurs both learn which animals make the most practical pets, and the best places to find them-- including shelters and pet stores.Wonderfully silly, here is the perfect book for little dinosaurs who may soon have a furry, feathery, or scaly new friend in the house. If you were as big as the dinosaurs in this book, what pet would be your first choice?
average rating is 4.9 out of 5, based on 73 votes, reviews
Just Me and My Puppy
Animals
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Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter has a brand-new puppy in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he’s teaching the new pup tricks, giving him a bath, or curling up with him at bedtime, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect way to teach children about the responsibility of caring for a pet!
average rating is 4.9 out of 5, based on 1892 votes, reviews
Pets
Animals
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Toddlers can learn all about different pet types and how to be a great animal companion with the popular Hello, World! board book series, with easy-to-understand facts about cats, dogs, rabbits, and even less fuzzy pets, such as fish, frogs, and lizards. Hello, World! is a series designed to introduce first nonfiction concepts to babies and toddlers. Told in clear and easy terms ("Fish have lived on Earth since before the dinosaurs!") and featuring bright, cheerful illustrations, Hello, World! makes learning fun for young children. And each page offers helpful prompts for engaging with your child. It's a perfect way to bring science and nature into the busy world of a toddler, where learning never stops.
average rating is 4.9 out of 5, based on 508 votes, reviews
Puppies and Kittens
Newborn Touch, Pets
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Meet adorable puppies and kittens in this top-selling board book that encourages tiny fingers to explore and helps develop fine motor skills while building an early language foundation. Filled with real-life puppy and kitty photographs that feature touch-and-feel textures that babies can stroke, tickle, and touch, Baby Touch and Feel: Puppies and Kittens is the perfect size for small hands. Its padded cover can withstand biting and throwing while its thick sturdy board pages won't tear. Your baby can practice animal recognition and perfect animal noises while touching the novelty textures on the pages.
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Puppy Love
Pets
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A delightful new pup-filled board book from the bestselling creator of I Love You Through and Through! Caroline Jayne Church, mega-bestselling creator of Ten Tiny Toes and Good Night, I Love You, brings us a sweet, rhyming celebration of a puppy's love for every season of the year! Her charming poem guides the reader through puddle jumping in spring, kite flying in summer, leaf chasing in fall, and ice-skating in winter... and ends snuggled by a cozy fire at the end of a long day.Perfect for sharing at any time of year, puppy lovers -- and everyone! -- will agree that this charming book will be welcomed warmly into the Caroline Jayne Church library.
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The Babies and Doggies Book
Real Photos, Pets
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When you stop and think about it, babies and doggies do many of the same things. They squirm, sniff, sit, and splash. They play ball and cuddle. Lots of things babies do, doggies do too! This board book explores all of the similar actions shared by baby and baby's best friend. Illustrated with beautiful, full-color photographs featuring an array of dog breeds and a diverse cast of babies, The Babies and Doggies Book is a visual feast for infants, a fun read-aloud for parents, and treat for baby- and dog-lovers.
average rating is 4.9 out of 5, based on 1307 votes, reviews
The Poky Little Puppy (Little Golden Book)
Pets, Nostalgia
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Five little puppies dug a hole under the fence and went for a walk in the wide, wide world. . . . The Poky Little Puppy was one of the original twelve Little Golden Books published in 1942, and went on to become the bestselling picture book of all time. The story of a curious puppy, who digs holes under fences and who has to go to bed without any strawberry shortcake, has delighted families for generations. it is, quite simply, an icon. Delightful to read aloud, The Poky Little Puppy is a cherished story that every child should know.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 8237 votes, reviews
The Poky Little Puppy and the Pumpkin Patch (Little Golden Book)
Pets
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The poky little puppy is having a brand-new adventure among the autumn leaves! The poky little puppy and his siblings discover a bright-red tractor pulling a wagon and end up on a hayride in the cool fall air! Bumping along past an apple orchard and a cornfield, they arrive at a pumpkin patch. There they get to play in a corn maze, drink apple cider, and choose a pumpkin to take home. Written in the style of the original poky little puppy story, The Poky Little Puppy, this new Little Golden Book celebrates all the wonderful things that autumn brings.
average rating is 4.9 out of 5, based on 700 votes, reviews
The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas (Little Golden Book)
Christmas, Pets
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The Poky Little Puppy, the beloved Little Golden Books' classic character, celebrates his first Christmas! It's the poky little puppy's first Christmas, and he's not sure what to expect. When he meets an animal friend who's lost his home, Poky's quick to help-and learns all about the spirit of Christmas. Whether you've known the Poky Little Puppy for years or whether you're meeting him for the first time, you'll want to include this holiday treasure as a stocking stuffer for the little-and not so little-ones in your life!
average rating is 4.9 out of 5, based on 1063 votes, reviews
The Poky Little Puppy's Wonderful Winter Day (Little Golden Book)
Pets
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Great news for Poky Little Puppy fans! An adorable story about tumble-bumble winter fun! It’s a snowy morning, and Poky and his four brothers and sisters can’t wait to get outside and play! They dig tunnels, slide down hills, and make snow angels. But where is that poky little puppy? He’s chasing snowballs with the neighbor children! And that night when he’s tucked in, he dreams happily about his wonderful winter day. Out of print for decades, this story is back in print to delight Poky's readers.
average rating is 4.9 out of 5, based on 1014 votes, reviews
Truman
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
What Pet Should I Get?
Pets, Best of Dr Seuss
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Pick a pet with Dr. Seuss with this bestselling and silly tail of cats, dogs and more! A dog or a cat? A fish or a bird? Or maybe a crazy creature straight from the mind of Dr. Seuss! Which pet would YOU get? A trip to the pet store turns into a hilarious struggle when two kids must choose one pet to take home... but everytime they think they see an animal they like, they find something even better! Perfect for animal lovers and Seuss lover alike, this book will delight readers young and old. Discovered 22 years after Dr. Seuss's death, the unpublished manuscript and sketches for What Pet Should I Get? were previously published as a 48-page jacketed hardcover with 8 pages of commentary. This unjacketed Beginner Book edition features the story only. The cat? Or the dog? The kitten? The pup? Oh, boy! It is something to make a mind up. Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You’ll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too!
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 6272 votes, reviews
Where is the Poky Little Puppy? (Little Golden Book)
Pets, Nostalgia
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Back in print after many years, here is the only Poky Little Puppy sequel created by Poky’s original creators! From the Little Golden Book archive comes a sequel to The Poky Little Puppy, by the author and illustrator who created the original story—the bestselling picture book of all time! In this adventure, Poky is thrilled to discover a wonderful old rubber boot—but what will he do when it goes missing? Fans of Poky—young and old—will love reading this charming rediscovered classic featuring everyone's favorite rascally little puppy.
average rating is 4.8 out of 5, based on 434 votes, reviews

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