Children's Paperback Picture Books

Great children's storybooks in paperback.

My Mother's Sari Cover Image
By Sandhya Rao, Nina Sabnani (Illustrator)
$7.16
ISBN: 9780735822337
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Published: NorthSouth (NY) - January 1st, 2009

A little girls sees her mothers sari as ""long like a train"" and that it ""fills the air with color when I dance and sing."" A blue sari is a ""river""; a patterned one is a place to hide with her friends. Best of all, the youngster wraps herself in the vivid cloth because she loves how it makes her dream. The endpapers demonstrate how to wrap the garment.


Sukey and the Mermaid Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9780689807183
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - May 1st, 1996

Sukey's new step-pa is a mean, bossy man. Every day Sukey wakes at dawn to work in the garden. All her step-pa ever does is watch her and yell if she so much as stops to fan herself. Sukey's ma calls him Mister Jones. Sukey prefers the name "Mister Hard-Times."


Fortune Cookie Fortunes Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780440421924
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Published: Dragonfly Books - December 26th, 2006

Crack, crack, crack The cookies snap open and the family's fortunes are revealed. Mei Mei wants to know how hers will come true. Jie Jie scoffs--they never come true. But Pacy isn't so sure. As she waits and watches, she notices magical things happening in her family. Could the fortunes really be right? And what about Pacy's fortune: "You will see the world in a new way"?


Tough Boris Cover Image
By Mem Fox, Kathryn Brown (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780152018917
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Published: Voyager Paperbacks - September 1st, 1998

Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate--tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris's ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected.


White Socks Only Cover Image
By Evelyn Coleman, Tyrone Geter (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780807589564
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 1996

In the segregated south, a young girl thinks that she can drink from a fountain marked -Whites Only- because she is wearing her white socks.


The Day Leo Said I Hate You! Cover Image
By Robie H. Harris, Molly Bang (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780316083508
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2010

No More NO's
I HATE No
And actually, right now--I HATE YOU "
Uh-oh...those three words just popped out before Leo could stop them


Diary of a Wombat Cover Image
By Jackie French, Bruce Whatley (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780547076690
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 1st, 2009

The life of a wombat as told by a wombat

Critics hailed DIARY OF A WOMBAT as hilariousadorable!” Laugh out loud!” And the Bulletin for the Center of Children’s Books gave it a starred review. This magnificently droll autobiography gives new meaning to the word persistent. Young readers everywhere will be begging for one to move in under their house after they meet our girl!


Thunder Rose Cover Image
By Jerdine Nolen, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780152060060
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Published: Voyager Paperbacks - September 1st, 2007

Thunder Rose vows to grow up to be more than just big and strong, thank you very kindly--and boy, does she ever But when a whirling storm on a riotous rampage threatens, has Rose finally met her match?


Punk Farm Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780440417934
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Published: Dragonfly Books - May 11th, 2010

After a long day of work, Farmer Joe goes home to bed.

But meanwhile, back at the barn . . .
Cow sets up her drums.
Pig plugs in his amp.
Goat tunes his bass.
Chicken sets up her keyboards.
And Sheep checks the microphone.

They are Punk Farm and tonight they're ready to ROCK


The Paper Bag Princess Cover Image
By Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustrator)
$6.26
ISBN: 9780920236161
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Published: Annick Press - May 1st, 1980

This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty--and ungrateful--prince.


Please, Baby, Please Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780689834578
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - March 1st, 2006

Go back to bed,
baby please, baby, please.

Not on your HEAD,
baby baby baby, please

Academy-Award nominated filmmaker Spike Lee and his wife, producer Tonya Lewis Lee, preset a behind-the-scenes look at the chills, spills, and unequivocal thrills of bringing up baby


The Princess and the Pea Cover Image
$6.29
ISBN: 9780142413937
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Published: Puffin Books - May 14th, 2009

When a prince sets out to find a princess to marry, he soon discovers this is not a simple task. There is no shortage of so-called princesses, but how can he tell whether or not they are what they claim to be? Then one night a great storm rages, there comes a knock on the palace gate, and the prince's life is never the same . . .


Deep in the Swamp Cover Image
By Donna M. Bateman, Brian Lies (Illustrator)
$7.16
ISBN: 9781570915970
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - February 1st, 2007

Count from 1 otter pup to 10 baby crayfish as readers learn about the special relationships of baby and mom mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects that make their home in the Okefenokee Swamp.
A helpful guide to swamp flora and fauna is included.
Modeled after the song -Over in the Meadow- by Olive A. Wadsworth.


The Colors of Us Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780805071634
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Published: Square Fish - October 1st, 2002

A positive and affirming look at skin color, from an artist's perspective.

Seven-year-old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when she and her mother take a walk through the neighborhood, Lena learns that brown comes in many different shades.


Princess Smartypants Cover Image
$6.29
ISBN: 9780698115552
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Published: Paperstar Book - April 14th, 1997

Princess Smartypants enjoys being an independent Ms. and has no intention of getting married. When family pressure mounts, she agrees to look for a mate but sets the candidates tasks that are impossible. But then Prince Swashbuckle shows up....

"Truly comical watercolors in softly glowing colors complement this fairy tale parody perfectly....A refreshing alternative."


Lin Yi's Lantern PB Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9781846867934
Availability: Backordered
Published: Barefoot Books - September 1st, 2012

Lin Yi's mother has sent him to the local market to buy food for the Moon Festival, but what he really wants is a red rabbit lantern. Will he barter well enough to be able to buy one? Lacombe's vivid illustrations are the perfect complement to Williams' gentle story. Full color.


You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780316013161
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2006

Here's a book with something new - you read to me I'll read to you We'll read each page to one another - you'll read one side, I the other. A unique book 'in two voices' that uses traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, repetition, short sentences) to invite young children to read along with an adult.


Dona Flor: A Tall Tale about a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart Cover Image
By Pat Mora, Raul Colon (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780375861444
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Published: Dragonfly Books - August 10th, 2010

Dona Flor is a giant lady who lives in a tiny village in the American Southwest. Popular with her neighbors, she lets the children use her flowers as trumpets and her leftover tortillas as rafts. Flor loves to read, too, and she can often be found reading aloud to the children.


Humpty Dumpty Climbs Again Cover Image
By Dave Horowitz, Dave Horowitz (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780142419328
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Published: Puffin Books - October 13th, 2011

Humpty Dumpty is humiliated. All the King's Horses and All the King's Men make fun of him and his embarrassing fall every chance they get. So Humpty Dumpty holes up in his home, determined to never climb another wall. Until a friend needs his help.


No Biting, Louise Cover Image
By Margie Palatini, Matthew Reinhart (Illustrator)
$19.68
ISBN: 9780060526283
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 21st, 2007

Louise has a problem. She has the tendency to . . . how to put it?

Gnaw?

Chomp?

Bite

. . . on everything and everybody. She promises Mother that she won't do it again, but sometimes Louise just can't help herself.

"OOOOooooowww "

No biting, louise captures the humor--and the pain--of a common stage for preschoolers.


Dex: The Heart of a Hero Cover Image
By Caralyn Buehner, Mark Buehner (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780064438452
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Published: HarperTrophy - May 22nd, 2007

Dexter the dog is so little that Cleevis the tomcat bullies him. But little Dex has dreams--big dreams. He wants to be a superhero. So he reads all the comic books he can, builds his muscles, and even orders a hero suit.


Skippyjon Jones Cover Image
By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780142404034
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Published: Puffin Books - April 1st, 2005

Holy guacamole Meet the #1 New York Times bestselling Skippyjon Jones


What Are You So Grumpy About? Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780316065894
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Published: Little, Brown Young Readers - April 1st, 2007

"Any parent of a small child knows that the best cure for a youngster's bad temper is to redirect his or her attention toward something humorous.


Backbeard and the Birthday Suit: The Hairiest Pirate Who Ever Lived Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780802796806
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Walker & Company - August 21st, 2007

Set sail for a hairy adventure.

Sure, pirates are rough and tough and stinky. But after one particularly rowdy birthday party, even Backbeard must admit that it's time for him to buy a new suit.


Chicks and Salsa Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Paulette Bogan (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781599900995
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - May 15th, 2007

What happens at Nuthatcher Farm when the chickens get tired of the same old chicken feed? The rooster hatches a plan With a pinch of genius, a dash of resourcefulness, and a little pilfering from the farmer's garden, the chickens whip up a scrumptious snack of chips and salsa. When the rest of the barnyard gets a whiff of the spicy smells and want to join in, it can mean only one thing . . .


Mama Panya's Pancakes: A Village Tale from Kenya Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9781905236640
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Published: Barefoot Books - March 1st, 2006

On market day, Mama Panya's son Adika invites everyone they see to a pancake dinner! How will Mama Panya ever feed them all? With informative endnotes, this clever and heartwarming story about Kenyan village life will teach children the importance of sharing, even when you have little to give.