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Fancy Nancy / by Jane O'Connor ; pictures by Robin Preiss Glasser. A young girl who loves fancy things helps her family to be fancy for one special night. The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane / Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline. Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories. Traction Man is here! / Mini Grey. Traction Man, a boy's courageous action figure, has a variety of adventures with Scrubbing Brush and other objects in the house. Winter's tale : an original pop-up journey / Robert Sabuda. Winter tells about the creatures it encounters as it moves through the world of nature. Features sophisticated pop-ups by paper engineer Robert Sabuda. Note: Robert Sabuda has many amazing pop-up books- pick the topic that interests your child and you will have a new favorite bedtime book. Some topics include Knights, Dinosaurs, Wizard of Oz… Once upon a cool motorcycle dude / written and illustrated by Kevin O'Malley ; illustrated by Carol Heyer ; illustrated by Scott Goto. Cooperatively writing a fairy tale for school, a girl imagines a beautiful princess whose beloved ponies are being stolen by a giant, and a boy conjures up the muscular biker who will guard the last pony in exchange for gold. Frog rescue : changing the future for endangered wildlife / Garry Hamilton Introduces readers to frogs and their habitats, explains the threats they face, and explores efforts to protect them. Kibitzers and fools : tales my zayda (grandfather) told me / Simms Taback. Thirteen brief, illustrated, traditional Jewish tales, each accompanied by an appropriate saying. Kamishibai man / written and illustrated by Allen Say. After many years of retirement, an old Kamishibai man--a Japanese street performer who tells stories and sells candies-decides to make his rounds once more even though such entertainment declined after the advent of television. How I became a pirate / written by Melinda Long ; illlustrated by David Shannon. Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about pirate language, pirate manners, and other aspects of their life. You read to me, I'll read to you : very short fairy tales to read together : (in which wolves are tamed, trolls are transformed, and peas are triumphant) / by Mary Ann Hoberman ; illustrated by Michael Emberley. Presents short retellings of familiar fairy tales, each told in two voices designed especially for young children and adults to read together. Transformed : how everyday things are made / written by Bill Slavin with Jim Slavin ; illustrated by Bill Slavin Presents full-color illustrations that describe how over sixty everyday objects are made including chewing gum, pencils, plastic wrap, paper, ice cream, toothpaste, and many more. Also consider: Gifts cards and an outing to the book store. Reference books are also a great gift. Note: All covers and bibliographic information is from titlewave.com
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