Little, Brown: Picture books

Worldwide publishing company that publishes well-known and recognizable fiction titles in high interest areas like fantasy, romance, and thrillers.

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Picture books from famous authors that are great for character education as well as just great reading.

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USA

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All Kinds of Kisses
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All Kinds of Kisses

Author: Tafuri, Nancy

There are all kinds of kisses... Cheep kisses. Moo kisses. Maaa kisses. Coo kisses... But the best kiss of all... Is Mommy's kiss goodnight. Sweet dreams, little one! Mommies and babies aren't the only ones who enjoy sharing kisses. All throughout the farm, animal families snuggle up with their little ones, offering them warmth and love. Following a mama bird on her journey back to the nest to give her own baby some special cuddles, Nancy Tafuri uses beautiful, inviting illustration to share how different creatures, from peeping ducks to mooing cows, show their love and affection in very similar ways. A heartfelt homage to all of the wonderful kinds of kisses

ISBN: 9780316210140
Tafuri, Nancy
32 75 sec 1-3 1.5 570L Fiction
The Best Friends Book
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The Best Friends Book

Author: Parr, Todd

What makes a best friend? Illustrations and brief text describe how best friends treat each other in this bold and quirky book.

ISBN: 9780316186896
Parr, Todd
24 57 sec 1-3 2.3 Fiction
Birdie's Big Girl Dress
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Birdie's Big Girl Dress

Author: Rim, Sujean

That night, Birdie dreamed of dresses-- fluttery floral sundresses... lovely lace sheaths... chic chiffon gowns... In this follow-up to Birdie's Big-Girl Shoes, our favorite pint-sized fashionista is looking forward to a very BIG day--her birthday. But when Birdie tries on her favorite party dress, she realizes that - oh no! - it's too small. Mommy takes her to the boutique, where she tries on dress after dress, but Birdie realizes that none of these gowns will allow her to run and jump, make messes, and eat cake. Only when she takes a trip up to her favorite thinking place, the attic, does she realize that all it takes the find the perfect 'Birdie dress' is a little imagination.

ISBN: 9780316210133
Rim, Sujean
40 237 sec 1-3 0 560L Fiction
Chamelia
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Chamelia

Author: Long, Ethan

Meet Chamelia! Chamelia is a chameleon. Most chameleons like to blend in, but Chamelia prefers to stand out. She just loves being the center of attention. But when standing out means being left out, can Chamelia learn to share the spotlight?

ISBN: 9780316210119
Long, Ethan
40 123 sec 1-3 1.9 440L Fiction
Hug Time
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Hug Time

Author: McDonnell, Patrick

There was once a kitten so filled with love he wanted to give the whole world a hug! And so Jules the kitten (also known in the Mutts cartoons as "Shtinky Puddin'") goes down the stairs to hug his friends, then all the birds in the park--and then he travels the world, hugging all those he meets! As Jules learns, a hug is the simplest--but kindest--gift we can give. And you can start giving right here, right now with the one who's closest to you. A joyous story about sharing love with a gently environmental theme.

ISBN: 9780316186858
McDonnell, Patrick
48 140 sec 1-3 3 540L Fiction
If All the Animals Came Inside
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If All the Animals Came Inside

Author: Pinder, Eric

The walls would tremble. The dishes would break. Oh, what a terrible mess we would make! If all the animals came inside, bears would run down the stairs, kangaroos would bounce on the couch, and hippos would play hide-and-seek through the halls! Join one family's wild romp as animals of all shapes and sizes burst through the front door and make themselves right at home. Extraordinary collage artwork from beloved illustrator Marc Brown (Arthur series) pairs with Eric Pinder's hilarious rhyming verse to make this the perfect book to read aloud again and again.

ISBN: 9780316210065
Pinder, Eric
40 274 sec 1-3 2.6 520L Fiction
Little Bee
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Little Bee

Author: Gibbs, Edward

All the animals are running away, but what are they afraid of? Find out in this action-packed book that will have all little children wanting to turn the pages and join in. It's simple, it's fun, it's thought provoking, and the surprise ending brings it right back to the beginning - to be enjoyed all over again! Graphic designer and illustrator Edward Gibbs has always sought to communicate meaningful ideas in the simplest way. With a seemingly effortless touch, in this book and its companion The Acorn, he introduces educational themes and concepts (food chains, fear, ecosystems) in a visual, fun, and satisfying romp for the very young.

ISBN: 9780316210157
Gibbs, Edward
24 110 sec 1-3 0 330L Fiction
Martha Doesn't Say Sorry
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Martha Doesn't Say Sorry

Author: Berger, Samantha

Adorably clad in her pink dress and matching headband, Martha is ready to do just about anything-except say those three little words: I am sorry. But when this sweet but stubborn otter learns that niceties like cookies, piggyback rides, and hugs are for people who apologize our mischievous heroine learns the ultimately rewarding feeling that comes with saying she's sorry. Parents and kids alike will embrace the hilarious watercolor illustrations and the irreverent humor throughout in this pitch-perfect picture book that offers the gentlest of lessons.

ISBN: 9780316186728
Berger, Samantha
40 150 sec 1-3 0 320L Fiction
Otto Goes to School
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Otto Goes to School

Author: Parr, Todd

The first day of school is both scary and exciting for Otto. At first, he is very nervous, but then he realizes how much fun school can be. Otto learns all kinds of things - how to share his toys, how to play games, and even how to remember that shoes are for wearing, not for eating. (Silly Otto!) Todd Parr's bold illustrations and simple text are the perfect fit for children just starting their reading journey. At the end of the story, Todd offers a reassuring message to cure those back-to-school jitters: "The first day of school is fun and exciting. You will meet new friends, learn new things, and then you will be really, really smart! Love, Otto and Todd."

ISBN: 9780316186995
Parr, Todd
24 105 sec 1-3 1.7 570L Fiction
This Is My Hair
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This Is My Hair

Author: Parr, Todd

When the reader opens up this book, he or she will see how silly hair can be. There's hair with spaghetti, hair in the wind, hair in curlers, hair with chewing gum and lots of delightful pictures.

ISBN: 9780316186957
Parr, Todd
24 64 sec 1-1 0 Fiction
Toot & Puddle
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Toot & Puddle

Author: Hobbie, Holly

Meet Toot and Puddle--two small, endearing pigs who are friends and as different as different can be. While Toot likes to travel to places unknown, Puddle prefers to stay home and revel in the joys of everyday life. Whimsical postcards capture the excitement of Toot's travels, while scenes of Puddle celebrate mundane moments spent in familiar confines.

ISBN: 9780316085489
Hobbie, Holly
32 288 sec 1-3 3.4 320L Fiction
The Gift of Nothing
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The Gift of Nothing

Author: McDonnell, Patrick

What can Mooch the cat give Earl the dog when Earl has everything? The answer, of course, is nothing. This simple picture book story features characters from McDonnell's popular comic strip, "Mutts." Illustrations.

ISBN: 9780316186841
McDonnell, Patrick
56 168 sec 1-5 1.9 310L Fiction
The I Love You Book
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The I Love You Book

Author: Parr, Todd

I love you when you give me kisses. I love you when you need hugs... Most of all, I love you just the way you are. In his newest picture book, Todd Parr explores the meaning of unconditional love in a heartfelt, playful way. Featuring a heart-shaped die-cut and sparkling silver foil on the cover, this is the perfect way to say, "I love you!" Parents and caregivers are sure to be inspired by Todd's vibrant illustrations and tender sentiments, and will enjoy sharing this very special book with the little ones they love.

ISBN: 9780316185141
Parr, Todd
32 72 sec 1-3 0 230L Fiction
Chowder
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Chowder

Author: Brown, Peter

Chowder is a a weird but completely loveable bulldog who learns to make friends by being true to his quirks.

ISBN: 9780316400992
Brown, Peter
32 516 sec 1-3 0 950L Fiction
Doggy Kisses 123
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Doggy Kisses 123

Author: Parr, Todd

With the help of ten playful pooches, Todd Parr offers kids a fun-filled way to learn how to count.

ISBN: 9780316207379
Parr, Todd
24 107 sec 1-2 0 Fiction
Red Knit Cap Girl
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Red Knit Cap Girl

Author: Stoop, Naoko

Red Knit Cap Girl and her friend White Bunny go on a quest to find a way to talk to the Moon.

ISBN: 9780316129466
Stoop, Naoko
40 328 sec 1-3 2.6 Fiction
Shark vs. Train
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Shark vs. Train

Author: Barton, Chris

Shark VS. Train! WHO WILL WIN?!

ISBN: 9780316007627
Barton, Chris
40 270 sec 1-3 0 220L Fiction
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