Children's Hardback Picture Books

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These beautiful picture books make great gifts for children ages 2-8.


 

Ruby's Wish Cover Image
By Shirin Yim, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780811834902
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - July 1st, 2002

Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family.


Dragons Love Tacos Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$15.29
ISBN: 9780803736801
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Published: Dial Books - June 14th, 2012

A New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud from the creators of Robo-Sauce and Secret Pizza Party will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose.


Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building Cover Image
$17.06
ISBN: 9781600606519
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Published: Lee & Low Books - October 1st, 2012

A collection of illustrations, concrete poetry, and photographs that shows how young children's constructions, created as they play, are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world.


Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062275561
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Published: HarperCollins - October 1st, 2013

From the bestselling Pete the Cat series, Pete's magic sunglasses help him turn his mood from grumpy to awesome

In this hardcover picture book, Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpy--nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along.


Out of the Way! Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781554981304
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 27th, 2012

A young boy spots a baby tree growing in the middle of a dusty path in his village. He carefully places rocks around it as the local mango seller rushes past shouting, Out of the way Out of the way As the tree grows bigger, people and animals traverse the path until it becomes a lane, flowing like a river around the tree getting out of its way.


A Rule Is to Break: A Child's Guide to Anarchy Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9781933149257
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Published: Manic D Press - November 20th, 2012

"A Rule Is To Break says: Go ahead and throw your best self a party So glad it exists."--Kristin Hersh, Throwing Muses


Journey Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780763660536
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 6th, 2013

A 2014 Caldecott Honor Book
Follow a girl on an elaborate flight of fancy in a wondrously illustrated, wordless picture book about self-determination -- and unexpected friendship.


My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? Cover Image
By Jennifer Fosberry, Mike Litwin (Illustrator)
$15.29
ISBN: 9781402243950
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - September 1st, 2010

New York Times Bestseller

Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?
Ask Isabella...
She takes a wild ride-and discovers the sky's the limit


Elena's Serenade Cover Image
By Campbell Geeslin, Ana Juan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689849084
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Published: Atheneum Books - March 1st, 2004

Who ever heard of a girl glassblower?
In Mexico, where the sun is called el sol and the moon is called la luna, a little girl called Elena wants to blow into a long pipe...and make bottles appear, like magic.
But girls can't be glassblowers. Or can they?


The Gingerbread Girl Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780525476672
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Published: Dutton Children's Books - September 21st, 2006

The lonely old woman and the lonely old man decide to bake a girl this time, but when they open the oven, she runs off like her brother did. Never fear, this smart cookie has a plan to outfox the fox. Will it work?


The Three Little Tamales Cover Image
By Eric A. Kimmel, Valeria Docampo (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780761455196
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Published: Two Lions - March 1st, 2009

While the three little tamales cool off on a windowsill, a tortilla rolls by. "You'll be eaten. You'd better run " he tells them. And so the tamales jump out the window. The first runs to the prairie and builds a house of sagebrush. The second runs to a cornfield and builds a house of cornstalks. The third runs to the desrt and builds a house of cactus.


Rocking in My School Shoes Cover Image
By Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780061910241
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Published: HarperTorch - July 26th, 2011

Time to head back to school with this bestselling groovy Pete the Cat book

Pete the Cat is rocking in his school shoes. Pete discovers the library, the lunch room, the playground, and lots of other cool places at school. And no matter where he goes, Pete never stops moving and grooving and singing his song...because it's all good.


Me and Momma and Big John Cover Image
By Mara Rockliff, William Low (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763643591
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 28th, 2012

Momma is a stonecutter at the cathedral called Big John and little John and his sisters can't wait to see her special stone in this luminous true-life story.
""Building a cathedral isn t a job, it's an art.""


Zen Shorts Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth (Illustrator), Jon J. Muth
$16.19
ISBN: 9780439339117
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 1st, 2005

"Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addy he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates what it means to hold on to frustration.


I Got the Rhythm Cover Image
By Connie Schofield-Morrison, Frank Morrison (Illustrator), Connie Schofield-Morrison (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$15.29
ISBN: 9781619631786
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - June 3rd, 2014

On a simple trip to the park, the joy of music overtakes a mother and daughter.


All in a Day Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Nikki McClure (Illustrator)
$17.06
ISBN: 9780810983212
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 1st, 2009

This lovely book illuminates all the possibilities a day offers--the opportunities and chances that won't ever come again--and also delivers a gentle message of good stewardship of our planet.


Dangerously Ever After Cover Image
By Dashka Slater, Valeria Docampo (Illustrator)
$15.29
ISBN: 9780803733749
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Published: Dial Books - September 13th, 2012

Not all princesses are made of sugar and spice--some are made of funnier, fiercer stuff


Ladybug Girl at the Beach Cover Image
By David Soman (Illustrator), Jacky Davis
$16.19
ISBN: 9780803734166
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Published: Dial Books - May 18th, 2010

It is preschooler Lulu's first time at the beach and she needs to conquer her fear of the ocean in this hardcover picture book from the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series.


Rosie Revere, Engineer Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$16.16
ISBN: 9781419708459
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2013

New York Times Bestseller