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  • Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

    Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington shopping mall, where he lived for 27 years. Ivan traveled an astonishing distance and touched many lives.

  • I Want My Hat Back

    Bear's hat is gone. None of the animals have seen it. He is starting to become despondent, until his memory is sparked by a deer who asks just the right question. From acclaimed illustrator and author Jon Klassen, I Want My Hat Back is a favorite of children and parents alike!

  • Bear Snores On

    In a cave in the woods, all winter long, Bear sleeps in his cozy lair. Surprise guests stop by to warm up, brew tea and pop corn while Bear snores on. When the smells and the fun finally disturb his slumber, Bear wakes up to find his den full of celebrating critters. Cheerful rhymes and illust...

  • The Mitten

    A boy's lost mitten is discovered by a group of curious woodland animals in this sweet retelling of the classic Ukrainian folk tale. Follow along and see what happens as each animal attempts to make the mitten their new home. Charming illustrations of snow covered hills and gentle falling snowfla...

  • A Sick Day for Amos McGee

    Amos McGee was a zookeeper who always made time for his animal friends. One day, when his sniffles and sneezes prevented him from going to the zoo, he received some unexpected guests.

    A touching story of friendship, this Caldecott Medal winning children's book will warm the hearts of all. Writ...

  • Scaredy Squirrel at Night

    Scaredy Squirrel never sleeps - he's too afraid he might dream about dragons, vampire bats, polka-dot monsters, or even... UNICORNS! But fear not, Scaredy Squirrel always has a plan.

    Another fun and silly addition to the Scaredy Squirrel books, Scaredy Squirrel at Night tackles a fear everyone...

  • They All Saw a Cat

    The cat walked through the world, with its whiskers, ears, and paws… In this glorious celebration of observation, curiosity, and imagination, we see the many lives of one cat, and how perspective shapes what we see. Narrated by John Lithgow, this best selling and Caldecott Medal winning book will...

  • Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners

    Mr. Rabbit has new neighbors: the Otters! But, Mr. Rabbit doesn't know anything about otters. What are they like? Are they friendly? Will he get along with them? What if they tease him? Thankfully, wise Mr. Owl knows just how to help. He teaches Mr. Rabbit an old saying: do unto otters as you wou...

  • Slumberkins Presents: Hammerhead

    Hammerhead is full of energy and just wants to have fun at recess. But, when a classmate won't let Hammerhead play on the swings, Hammerhead's excitement quickly turns to anger. Follow along on Hammerhead's journey, to see if he can make things right and turn his anger into calm. This thought pro...

  • Unicorn (and Horse)

    Unicorn is a unicorn. And Horse is, well... not. Grab a pink cupcake and laugh along with this hilarious story about two very different animals - one seems magical and perfect, and the other... well... doesn't. But, outside appearances don't always tell the whole story.

    Unicorn (and Horse) is a...

  • Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs

    Groovy Joe was living the dream. He had a spoon and tub of doggy ice cream. Come move, groove and sing along to this far-out story full of ice cream, dinosaurs, and one groovy dog!

    Learn about how awesome sharing can be, with this silly song-filled story! Kids will love to sing along to the mu...

  • Kittens First Full Moon

    What happens when a curious and hungry kitten mistakes the moon for a big bowl of milk? Follow along as this brave, sweet little kitten tries everything she can to get to the bowl of milk. The question is: will her persistence pay off?

    A New York Times best seller, and winner of the prestigiou...

  • Let's Be Friends

    There's a great big world out there, and Rosie the fox wants to make some new friends!

  • But First, We Nap

    All Rabbit wants to do is play. All Sloth wants to do is sleep. This hilarious book will have kids young and old laughing along, as Rabbit continues to up his silly antics, in an attempt to wake up Sloth. Perfect for any time of the day, But First, We Nap shows the humorous side of what can be a ...

  • The Easter Unicorn

    With the Easter Bunny away on vacation, there is no one to deliver all the Easter eggs. Thankfully, deep in the forest lives a magical unicorn, who comes to the rescue. Ever full of surprises, the hero unicorn uses her magic to help bring all the woodland creatures together for a joy-filled, fest...

  • Giraffes Can't Dance

    Gerald the giraffe longs to dance like everyone else, but he looks different than the rest of the animals, and he just can't seem to get it right. When the rest of the jungle animals make fun of Gerald, he almost gives in to despair - until a friendly cricket gives him some wise advice, and Geral...

  • Easter Puppy Parade

    Easter Bunny has been hard at work preparing for Easter morning. But one wrong hop sends Easter Bunny’s basket and eggs flying. Now it’s up to his puppy pals to come to the rescue, tracking down all the eggs. Hooray for the Easter Puppy Parade!


    Easter Puppy Parade is a deluxe pop-up book publis...

  • Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend

    Scaredy Squirrel is scared to make a friend. After all, they can bite. But, just when he thinks he has finally found the perfect "safe" friend, his plan takes a surprising turn. In the end, he discovers that making the effort has its rewards.

  • Luis and Tabitha

    Luis is a charming alleycat. Tabitha is a sophisticated show cat. They live in two different worlds - their love thwarted by a thick glass door, and by Tabitha’s owner. After all, Luis is an outside cat, Tabitha is an inside cat, and that’s just the way it is. But, these two lovestruck kitties wi...

  • Duck on a Bike

    A duck on a bike? From Sheep to Horse to Chicken to Goat...everyone in the barnyard has something to say about Duck's zany idea. But what are they really thinking? And what will happen next? From the creative mind of David Shannon, Caldecott Honor winning creator of No, David!

  • Slumberkins Presents: Unicorn

    Unicorn isn’t sure where she fits in. Is she a horse? A deer? A donkey, perhaps? She thinks that blending in with a crowd will make her happy, but quickly realizes that being authentic is more important than being the same. In this one-of-a-kind story, little ones will discover that being true to...

  • A House for Hermit Crab

    Hermit Crab is nervous because of a big change going on in his life: he has outgrown his shell and must find a new one. Bravely stepping out on a new journey, Hermit Crab soon learns that big changes can bring big new experiences and even new friends.

    A House for Hermit Crab is written and illus...

  • Slumberkins Presents: Narwhal

    "If I see a problem, I can fix it... If I don't know what to do, I can always ask for help." Jump in the ocean and swim along with Narwhal, as he discovers how to make a difference in the world around him. Through problem-solving and recognizing when to ask for help, Narwhal learns to serve his c...

  • The Noisy Foxes

    In a very noisy house, in a very noisy city, lived three noisy foxes. They spent all their time being very noisy, until one day...