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Sam Sorts

by Marthe Jocelyn
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: counting & numbers, size & shape, imagination & play

Marthe Jocelyn is back with another clever concept book to follow Hannah's Collections, Ones and Twos and Where Do You Look? This time, she tackles counting and categories.


Sam's things are in a heap. Time to tidy up! He starts to organize his things, but quickly runs into trouble. He can make a pile of black and white things. But the penguin also …

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This is Crab

by Harriet Evans, illustrated by Jacqui Lee
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: marine life, imagination & play, interactive adventures
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This is Frog

by Harriet Evans, illustrated by Jacqui Lee
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: frogs & toads, imagination & play, interactive adventures
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This is Owl

by Libby Walden, illustrated by Jacqui Lee
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: birds, imagination & play, interactive adventures
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The Aquanaut

by Jill Heinerth, illustrated by Jaime Kim
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, girls & women

Written by an award-winning aquanaut and with art by a #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator, this inspiring picture book encourages readers to explore their world, build their self-esteem and imagine what they can do and become when they grow up.

When I was young, the world seemed too dangerous. Everything was too hard. I was too young. Places …

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The Rocking Horse

by Sheryl McFarlane, illustrated by François Thisdale
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: imagination & play, horses, multigenerational, toys, dolls, puppets

When the rocking horse is first given to his boy, they imagine grand adventures together: chases in the wild west, dashes across medieval drawbridges, and daring rodeo performances. Then as the boy grows up, they play together less and less. The rocking horse begins to despair until the boy’s little sister climbs on his back and he learns he has …

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Super Sticker and Activity Book: Things That Go

Over 100 Stickers!

illustrated by Annie Sechao
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 100
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: activity books, imagination & play, cars & trucks

Perfect to improve fine motor skills! Helicopter, hot-air balloon, sailboat, plane—this activity book presents an impressive variety of kids’ favorite things that go. It encourages children to act independently by offering activities with simple instructions: labyrinths, pictures to embellish, coloring pages, matching games and much more. Ideal …

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Find Fergus

by Mike Boldt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: bears, humorous stories, imagination & play

"Think of it as a Where's Waldo? book if Waldo were really, really bad at hiding." - author/illustrator Mike Boldt's pitch for Find Fergus.

The hilarious mind behind I Don't Want to Be a Frog and Bad Dog brings picture book fans the super-funny, interactive story of Fergus the bear, who loves to play hide-and-seek with the reader . . . but can't rea …

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The Day Santa Stopped Believing in Harold

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Cale Atkinson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, imagination & play, humorous stories

Santa has a problem. This kid? Harold? Santa doesn't think he's real. He WANTS to believe in Harold--after all, Harold is one of the most magical parts of Christmas. Getting Harold's letters, eating the cookies he leaves out, feeding his carrots to the reindeer... what would Christmas be without that? But Santa's just not sure. Some of his friends …

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Your House, My House

illustrated by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: city & town life, imagination & play

There's no neighborhood like a Marianne Dubuc neighborhood --- this time in an apartment building!

It's a special day at 3 Maple Street. It's Little Rabbit's birthday! His mother makes him his favorite breakfast. His sister has drawn him a picture. And, best of all, he's having a birthday party! His friends are invited, his father is decorating, and …