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Ruths, Mitali Banerjee, author.
"Archie is worried that her school friends won't like Diwali, her favorite Hindu holiday, and when a storm knocks out the electricity, it looks like the party may be ruined."--Provided by publisher.
Fenner, Julie M., author.
Curious George knows that with a little curiosity, you can do anything! Curiosity is... wondering, learning, playing, and exploring! Magical die-cut pages reveal exciting surprises in this curious book for curious kids about everyone's favorite curious little monkey--Curious George.
"In this cozy picture book set on Christmas Eve, the Five Little Monkeys are sure that every little noise they hear is Santa--and of course they have to jump out of bed each time to investigate! Will they ever go to sleep?"-- From publisher's marketing.
Crespo, Ana, 1976- author.
A tree's friendship with a girl is threatened by a destructive forest fire, but is renewed after the fire is put out and the forest slowly begins to recover. Inspired by the 2013 Black Forest Fire in Colorado.
Manning, Catherine J, author
A moment of kindness is all it takes--for an adventure, a friendship, and a happy ending--and no one knows that better than the Disney Princesses! In this beautifully-illustrated hardcover storybook, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Moana, and more fan-favorite Disney Princesses will encourage and inspire children ages 3 to 7 to follow their hearts and be as kind as a Disney Princess. Kids will learn to take turns and share like Rapunzel, listen patiently like Aurora, and be kind to the earth like Pocahontas.
"An earthy and beautiful collection of four stories that celebrate the seasons, nature, and life, from award-winning author-illustrator Phoebe Wahl. Little Witch Hazel is a tiny witch who lives in the forest, helping creatures big and small. She's a midwife, an intrepid explorer, a hard worker and a kind friend. In this four-season volume, Little Witch Hazel rescues an orphaned egg, goes sailing on a raft, solves the mystery of a haunted stump and makes house calls to fellow forest dwellers. But when Little Witch Hazel needs help herself, will she get it in time? Little Witch Hazel is a beautiful ode to nature, friendship, wild things and the seasons, that only Phoebe Wahl could create: an instant classic and a book that readers will pore over time and time again."-- Provided by publisher.
Kasha, Manka, author, illustrator.
Small Knight would rather go on adventures with their best friend, Tiny Bear, than learn to be a perfect princess, but worrying about telling their parents creates a dreadful monster.
Unicorns settle down with their bedtime routine by brushing their manes and ensuring their horns gleam before singing their song and drifting off to dream.
Bartram, Jessica Bromley, author, illustrator
"A young girl is spending a summer at the lake and experiencing the worlds she finds (and imagines) both under the water and above. From striped rocks under the surface to water snails, crayfish to gulls, loons and swallows flying overhead she sees all the life around the watery habitat. And who knows what creatures can be found in the deepest waters."-- Provided by publisher.
"A beautifully illustrated picture book that explores the unique mythological creatures and settings of the film while introducing readers to a child-aged Shang-Chi and his family, tied to the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings"-- Provided by publisher.
Paul, Ann Whitford.
A little lemur goes through the day surrounded by family who love and help him.
Willms, Russ, author
Many animals want to audition to pull Santa's sleigh and deliver toys to children around the world. But can anyone actually get the job done?