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Greenie

Are You Eating Something Green?

Meet Greenie, a new mealtime mascot for young diners everywhere. With 36 full-color placemats, Greenie helps little eaters choose from a rainbow of different fruits and vegetables. It's a fun way for kids to learn colors and what foods are delicious and nutritious. On the back of each placemat, the food is drawn in black line for coloring.


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Are You Eating Something Red?

Meet Greenie, a new mealtime mascot for young readers and eaters! A juicy red apple? A sweet yellow banana? A crisp green pepper? How about some orange carrots? Greenie helps kids choose from a rainbow of different fruits and vegetables, each healthy and nutritious. This sturdy board book is easy for kids and parents to take along for healthy mealtime fun.


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Lights on Broadway

Tony Award winner and Broadway icon Brian Stokes Mitchell brings star power to this Broadway treasury. With entries such as "audition," "box office," "marquee," and "understudy," kids will discover Broadway from A to Z. Elliot Kreloff's energetic and dynamic illustrations come from someone who clearly knows theater from first-hand experiences.

With an introduction by Mitchell, quotes from famous Broadway performers, and theater facts and trivia, fans of all ages will delight in this compendium.


Longtailkitty

Long Tail Kitty

Lark Pien's clever, precise, unique comics are favorites with graphic-novel fans, and Long Tail Kitty marks her debut in the children's-book world. Meet Long Tail Kitty and his friends and neighbors: a bee who's friends with the flowers (at least the nice ones); Good Tall Mouse, who likes ice skating; and a family of aliens who drop in for one night of fun. The warmth and visual wit of these stories are sure to win over young readers, who will want to return again and again to Long Tail Kitty's house, by the hill, by the meadow, by the lake, by the river, by the town, by the bridge on the street where he lives.


Mommies

Mommies and Babies

Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, Simms Taback's bright colors and bold illustrations bring a fresh look to this beginning concept board book. In Mommies and Babies, young readers meet baby chick, piglet, kitten, and more.


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Count: 4, 5, 6

Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, Simms Taback's bright colors and bold illustrations bring a fresh look to this beginning concept board book. In Count: 4, 5, 6, young readers follow along counting cookies and shoes, hats and cats.


Zoom

Zoom

Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, Simms Taback's bright colors and bold illustrations bring a fresh look to this beginning concept board book. In Zoom, colorful vehicles roll along on two wheels, four wheels, and more.


Shapes

Shapes That Roll

Some shapes roll . . . some don't. Some shapes stack . . . others won't. Some shapes lie down . . .while others stand tall. Circles, squares, and triangles, even ovals and diamonds, are endlessly and intriguingly entertaining in Steve Wilson's world. Karen Nagel's rhythmic text is brought to life by Wilson's troupe of uniquely-shaped characters.


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Wrapped in Love

Mom and Dad tuck Snoozer into bed, but before he falls asleep, he hears strange noises: Creak creak. Thump thump. Squeak. Snoozer is afraid, but Mom and Dad comfort and reassure him. Feeling securely protected by his parents' love, Snoozer's fear of the dark diminishes. A repetitive refrain soothes Snoozer and reader alike.


Poppypants

Poppy's Pants

Penelope's poppy always wears khaki pants. When he finds a hole in one pair, he asks Penelope to patch it up. Penelope likes to sew . . . but this is a big job. Penelope struggles, but with a little help from her mama, she gets the job done.

Doll-maker Melissa Conroy makes her picture-book debut with a friendly and off-beat cast of doll characters, featured in artwork layered with photographs and illustrations. This charming story is followed by a postscript from Melissa's father, the writer Pat Conroy, which gives a personal, behind-the-scenes description of the book's characters and author.