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Hungry for the Arts

Poems to Chomp On

by Kari-Lynn Winters & Lori Sherritt Fleming, illustrated by Peggy Collins
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: humorous

Explore your creativity with Hungry for the Arts: Poems to Chomp On, a collection of scrumptious poems, highlighting concepts like pathways, dynamics, roles, and textures!

This third book in the Hungry for. . . (STEAM) series features dancing dinosaurs, jazzy cats, a dramatic ride, and a homemade robot that whizzes through chores.

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Animals Move

by Jane Whittingham
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: baby animals, fitness & exercise, body

Preschoolers love baby animals, and they love to move. Celebrate both with a hard-wearing Toddler Tough picture book perfect for an active read-aloud.

Calves swim, / Hatchlings bounce, / Porcupettes nibble, / Kittens pounce. Story time is on the move with this multilayered concept book. Preschoolers will enjoy learning fun baby animal names from ech …

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I Am Odd, I Am New

by Benjamin Giroux, illustrated by Roz Maclean
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: special needs, new experience

Through the eyes of 10-year-old Benjamin Giroux, being odd is different, and different is a good thing. This is what the then fifth-grader hoped to convey in his poem, beginning every few sentences with "I am,” about what it is like to live with autism. Inspired by a school assignment, Benjamin’s raw and emotional words poured out onto the page …

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Shape Up, Construction Trucks!

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: size & shape, cars & trucks, geometry

Dump Truck, Dump Truck
Coming through!
I spy a triangle—how about you?

It's no secret that toddlers of any gender love big vehicles. Shape Up, Construction Trucks! uses rhyming verse and bright photographs to celebrate this enthusiasm in a unique take on conceptual shape books. Each spread highlights geometric shapes hiding in plain sight on e …

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Indestructibles: This Little Piggy

Chew Proof · Rip Proof · Nontoxic · 100% Washable (Book for Babies, Newborn Books, Safe to Chew)

by Amy Pixton, illustrated by Vanja Kragulj
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: farm animals, humorous

This little piggy went to market. Wiggle baby’s big toe!

Teach baby the beloved rhyme in a book that’s INDESTRUCTIBLE.
Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies “read” (i.e., with their hands and mouths) and are:

  • Rip Proof …
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Listen Up! Train Song

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: sounds, railroads & trains

Where do the trains go?
There and back.
Let's sing a train song
All down the track.

Toddlers love trains and the noises they make. Listen Up! Train Song uses repeating verse and bright photographs to match this enthusiasm with a unique take on the conceptual sound book that is perfect for reading aloud. Each spread uses onomatopoeia to highligh …

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Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is an Adverb?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, humorous, cats

Adverbs tell us when and how,/Like, quickly do your homework, now./They often help describe the verbs,/Like, patiently plant peas and herbs.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable cleverly provide numerous examples of adverbs. The text's playful rhymes combine with fun illust …

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Under, Over, By the Clover, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is a Preposition?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, humorous, cats

Prepositions do their job/in a way that just amazes—/Relating nouns and pronouns/to the other words and phrases.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Under, Over, By the Clover, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of prepositions. The text's playful rhymes combine with fun illustrations to build understanding …

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I and You and Don't Forget Who, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is a Pronoun?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, humorous, cats

Just like a substitute teaches your class,/when she's asked to fill in for your teacher,/a pronoun steps in as a sub for a noun,/ becoming the star of the feature.
In this 20th anniversary edition of I and You and Don't Forget Who, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of pronouns. The text's playful rhymes combi …

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Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is a Synonym?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, humorous, cats

Because there are synonyms, you get to choose/from a whole list of possible words you can use./ They're words that are practically, nearly the same,/like, gentle, subdued, or incredibly tame.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of synonyms. Th …