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When Did You See Her Last?

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When Did You See Her Last?

by James Mustich ×

The incorrigible and dastardly Lemony Snicket returns with the second volume of his new series, each volume of which manages to depict and solve a baffling mystery while simultaneously...

The One and Only Ivan

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The One and Only Ivan

by James Mustich ×

A strip mall dwelling gorilla and baby elephant bond over shared loves of art and nature in Katherine Applegate's charming winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal for "most distinguished contribution...

Wolf Story

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Wolf Story

Reviewed by Alexandra Mullen ×

When the child takes over the bedtime story, the villain -- and the parent -- is put through his paces.

Stuck

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Stuck

by James Mustich ×

What do you do when your kite gets stuck in a tree? If you're Floyd, the hilarious protagonist of Oliver Jeffers' absurd picture book for young readers, you chuck your shoe at it to get it...

The Annotated Peter Pan

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The Annotated Peter Pan

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Peter Pan ranks high in the pantheon of universally embraced literary icons -- like Alice in Wonderland and Sherlock Holmes -- worthy of a sprightly new study such as we have here. This...

Secrets of Second Grade

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Secrets of Second Grade

by Lisa Von Drasek ×

Seven-year-old Bean(she only hears her full name Bernice Blue when getting into trouble) liveswith her bossy eleven-year-old sister, Nancy, and her mom and dad in a house onPancake Court.She's...

Mud Pies and Other Recipes

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Mud Pies and Other Recipes

by James Mustich ×

"Dolls dote on mud, when properly prepared." So begins Marjorie Winslow's wonderful "cookbook for dolls," which is as filled with droll treats for whimsical adults as it is replete with...

The Wicked Big Toddlah

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The Wicked Big Toddlah

by James Mustich ×

New in paper, and the winner of the Irma Simonton Black Award for Children’s Picture Book, this is a rollicking retelling—in a Maine accent—of the classic story of the giant baby who wrecks...
More Life-Size Zoo

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More Life-Size Zoo

by James Mustich ×

Actual-size animal photography again astounds in this sequel to last year's Life-Size Zoo. Children can look an orangutan in the eye, and be up-close to a seal, raccoon-dog, and even a...
What’s Your Sound, Hound the Hound?

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What’s Your Sound, Hound the Hound?

by James Mustich ×

Mo Willems can claim the title of this generation’s Dr. Suess. With a keen sense of the absurd, he has the rare ability to create interesting stories and characters from the limited list of...
Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies

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Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies

by James Mustich ×

This books goes to the top of the summer reading list for readers eight and up. Think Hitchhiker’s Guide for 3rd graders, starring aliens who are fierce, large, ugly, and ferocious...
Nobody

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Nobody

by James Mustich ×

Who made the mess in the kitchen? Nobody. That's the name of George's imaginary friend, whose happily shadowy presence animates this sweet depiction of a family shocked by George's, um,...