The Mighty Lalouche

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Schwartz & Wade #ad - C'est formidable!" Publishers Weekly,  Starred. And perhaps small Lalouche was just nimble. But—"you? a boxer?" the fighters asked. And just strong enough to beat his fierce competitors. Includes an author's note with historical information about French boxing and electric cars. A bona fide knockout. Caldecott medal-winning illustrator Sophie Blackall brings to life this marvelous story, which is full of humor and heart.

The Mighty Lalouche #ad - In paris, france, there lived a humble postman named Lalouche. I could sneeze and knock you down!" Still, Lalouche refused to give up. When his job was replaced by an electric car, he turned to boxing to support himself and his pet finch, Genevieve. He was small, but his hands were nimble, his legs were fast, and his arms were strong.

Just fast.

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A Voyage in the Clouds: The Mostly True Story of the First International Flight by Balloon in 1785

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - But no one has flown from one country to another. On january 7, 1785, they set out to cross the English Channel to France in a balloon. In the year and a half since the flight of the first manned balloon in 1783, a Scot has flown, an Italian has flown, a woman has flown, even a sheep has flown. With no way to adjust the valve, the balloon begins to sink.

John jeffries, a frenchman, an Englishman, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, and his pilot, want to be the first. All seemed to be going fine, until jeffries decides the balloon looks too fat and adjusts the air valve―how hard could it be? Too bad he drops the wrench over the side of the aerial car. Luckily, they come up with a clever and surprising solution that saves the day.

A Voyage in the Clouds: The Mostly True Story of the First International Flight by Balloon in 1785 #ad - Jeffries and blanchard throw as much as they can overboard―until there is nothing left, not even their clothes. A voyage in the clouds from matthew olshan and Sophie Blackall is a journey that will keep kids laughing the whole way. A margaret ferguson Book Farrar straus and Giroux Byr.

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Wombat Walkabout

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Dutton Books for Young Readers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Soon enough, the curious wombats learn to beware the hungry dingo! Caldecott Medal-winner Sophie Blackall's delicious illustrations set the adorable wombats in a lush world of golden wattles, billabongs, kookaburras, and gum nuts. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. But the wilderness is bound to bring more excitement than an innocent counting game.

Accompanied by a short, simple glossary of Australian terms and wildlife. With marvelous wordplay and irresistible read-aloud phrases, this ingenious text from Carol Diggory Shields is sure to become a well-worn favorite. Early one morning when the sun came out, Six woolly wombats went walkabout. This whimsical counting poem follows six brave little wombats on walkabout in the Australian outback.

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The Crows of Pearblossom

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - Crow, who live in a cottonwood tree. Crow's eggs before they can hatch, so Mr. A. In the reissued edition, Brooklyn-based illustrator Sophie Blackwell transforms the chapter book into a picture book. This funny story of cleverness triumphing over greed, similar in tone and wit to the work of A. Crow and his wise friend, Old Man Owl, devise a sneaky plan to trick him.

The story is clever, wittily told and bristles with spiky humor — and it could quite possibly become a new favorite among schoolchildren. Paired with stunning illustrations by Caldecott-winner Sophie Blackall, this timeless tale is sure to grab the attention of many readers—adults and children alike.

The Crows of Pearblossom #ad - Praise for the crows of pearblossom “With Huxley’s mordant wit in ample supply, this tale will entertain literary novelty seekers. Publishers weekly  “huxley’s story starts good and grim—just the thing to hold a young audience. Kirkus reviews“A rather charming children’s book. Perhaps the next generation will think of him as that guy who wrote about crows’ eggs.

New york times artsbeat blog “a vivid picture-book edition with robust and suitably disquieting illustrations by Sophie Blackall. Wall street journal Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Used book in Good Condition.

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A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat

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Schwartz & Wade #ad - Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Schwartz Wade Books. This richly detailed book ingeniously shows how food, technology, and even families have changed throughout American history. Used book in Good Condition. Includes a recipe for blackberry fool and notes from the author and illustrator about their research. A new york times best illustrated bookfrom highly acclaimed author Jenkins and Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Blackall comes a fascinating picture book in which four families, in four different cities, over four centuries, make the same delicious dessert: blackberry fool.

In 1710, england, prepare a blackberry fool, a girl and her mother in Lyme, picking wild blackberries and beating cream from their cow with a bundle of twigs. Kids and parents alike will delight in discovering the differences in daily life over the course of four centuries. The same dessert is prepared by an enslaved girl and her mother in 1810 in Charleston, South Carolina; by a mother and daughter in 1910 in Boston; and finally by a boy and his father in present-day San Diego.

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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - Schwartz Wade Books. Seira wilson, amazon editora #1 new york times Bestseller and Winner of the Caldecott Medal about the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. Before winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie. Used book in Good Condition. He named her winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg, and he took the bear to war.

Harry colebourn's real-life great-granddaughter tells the true story of a remarkable friendship and an even more remarkable journey--from the fields of Canada to a convoy across the ocean to an army base in England. And finally to the london Zoo, where Winnie made another new friend: a real boy named Christopher Robin.

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear #ad - Lbyr. Finding winnie introduces young readers to the fascinating world of nonfiction with a Caldecott Medal winning story of the bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. In 1914, harry colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. And she was a girl! Farrar straus and Giroux Byr.

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Hello Lighthouse

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - Hello Lighthouse #ad - Step back in time and through the door of this iconic lighthouse into a cozy dollhouse-like interior with the extraordinary award-winning artist Sophie Blackall. Winner of the 2019 Caldecott Medal p. P1 {margin: 00px 00px 00px 00px; font: 13. 0px times; color: #333333} span. S1 {font-kerning: none} a beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, the fog rolls in, nautical splendor!Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, and icebergs drift by.

. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Outside, there is water all around. Lbyr. Used book in Good Condition. Schwartz Wade Books. Inside, the daily life of a lighthouse keeper and his family unfolds as the keeper boils water for tea, lights the lamp's wick, and writes every detail in his logbook.

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The Invisible Boy

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Knopf Books for Young Readers #ad - A simple act of kindness can transform an invisible boy into a friend. Meet brian, the invisible boy. Until, that is, a new kid comes to class. When justin, arrives, the new boy, Brian is the first to make him feel welcome. Any parent, teacher, or counselor looking for material that sensitively addresses the needs of quieter children will find The Invisible Boy a valuable and important resource.

Includes backmatter with discussion questions and resources for further reading. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Used book in Good Condition. And when brian and justin team up to work on a class project together, Brian finds a way to shine. From esteemed author and speaker trudy Ludwig and acclaimed illustrator Patrice Barton, this gentle story shows how small acts of kindness can help children feel included and allow them to flourish.

The Invisible Boy #ad - Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party. Used book in Good Condition. Schwartz Wade Books. Lbyr.

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Ruby's Wish

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Chronicle Books #ad - Ruby's Wish #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family. Lbyr. Schwartz Wade Books. Based upon the inspirational story of the author's grandmother and accompanied by richly detailed illustrations, Ruby's Wish is an engaging portrait of a young girl who's full of ambition and the family who rewards her hard work and courage.

Used book in Good Condition. Chronicle Books. Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr.

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The Lion & the Mouse

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - The caldecott award-winning and New York Times bestselling fable of compassion and kindness retold by acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney. In award-winning artist jerry pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted. Little Brown Young Readers.

Schwartz Wade Books. Used book in Good Condition. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Lbyr. With vivid depictions of the landscape of the African Serengeti and expressively-drawn characters, Pinkney makes this a truly special retelling, and his stunning pictures speak volumes. After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he'd planned to eat, the mouse later comes to his rescue, freeing him from a poacher's trap.

The Lion & the Mouse #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Chronicle Books.

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Perfect

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Scholastic Press #ad - Schwartz Wade Books. A fussy eraser and a mischievous pencil spar in this picture book adventure. In this funny and light-hearted picture book, a fussy eraser tries to keep the pages clean by erasing the scribbles of a mischievous pencil. But before long, the eraser discovers what can happen when two opposing forces come together to have fun.

Little Brown Young Readers. Lbyr. Chronicle Books. Used book in Good Condition. With humor and a keen eye for play, Max Amato crafts a delightful story that reveals the joys of collaborative imagination. Farrar straus and Giroux Byr. Used book in Good Condition.

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