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How Dinosaurs Really Work
Alan Snow.
Publisher: Atheneum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781442482944.  Daedalus Item Code: 53141
As he did in How Dogs Work and The Truth About Cats, British artist Alan Snow here employs hilarious cutaway drawings that show what "really" went on inside Apatosaurus, ... (Read More)
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How to be a Good Dog
Gail Page.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781599901510.  Daedalus Item Code: 53216
In her picture book debut, for readers 4 to 8, artist Gail Page gives us an irresistibly slobby hound who turns himself around—with the help of an unexpected ally. "Bobo tried hard to be a good dog ... (Read More)
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How to Keep a Pet Squirrel
Axel Scheffler.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571255986.  Daedalus Item Code: 52433
A word of caution: we're pretty sure you're going to want a squirrel of your own after reading this. The creator of The Gruffalo and other children's books like Room on the Broom, ... (Read More)
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How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom
Steve Jenkins & Robin Page.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544313651.  Daedalus Item Code: 59742
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The team behind Creature Features, How to Clean a Hippopotamus, and the Caldecott Honor Book What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? here ... (Read More)
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I Like Toys: A Touch-and-Feel Board Book
Lorena Siminovich.
Publisher: Templar.   Format: board book.
ISBN: 9780763650742.  Daedalus Item Code: 50561
Presenting colorful shapes and touchable textures, this board book for prereaders looks at the world through a familiar and favorite subject, toys. Circles are found in play balls and car wheels ... (Read More)
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I Want a Pet
Lauren Child.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847802897.  Daedalus Item Code: 50289
When offered a goldfish, a little girl declines, suggesting instead a lion, sheep, bat, wolf, octopus, or boa constrictor, all of which have their drawbacks, and are rejected by her family. In this ... (Read More)
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If You Plant a Seed
Kadir Nelson.
Publisher: B&B.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062298898.  Daedalus Item Code: 59318
Charming in its simplicity, with beguiling animal paintings by Kadir Nelson, this book for youngsters up to 7 explores how what we reap depends on what we sow. "If you plant a tomato seed, a carrot ... (Read More)
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It Wasn't My Fault: A Story About Taking Responsibility
Helen Lester. Lynn Munsinger, illus.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780544003231.  Daedalus Item Code: 53047
The author and illustrator behind the Tacky the Penguin books and Hooway for Wodney Wat here give us the spectacularly accident-prone Murdley Gurdson, who tangles kite strings, falls into ... (Read More)
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
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Just the Right Size: Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little
Nicola Davies. Neal Layton, illus.
Publisher: Candlewick.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780763639242.  Daedalus Item Code: 43297
Did you ever wonder why there are no high-flying, wall-climbing, tall-building-leaping superheroes—or why there are no giant mutant monsters for them to fight—in real life? Find out what keeps big ... (Read More)
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Kate and Nate Are Running Late!
Kate Egan. Dan Yaccarino, illus.
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250000804.  Daedalus Item Code: 41929
We have yet to come across a Dan Yaccarino book we didn't love, and this one's no exception. Also the creator of such lauded children's television series as Willa's Wild Life, The ... (Read More)
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King Puck: Inspired by an Irish Festival
Michael Garland.
Publisher: HarperTrophy.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060848118.  Daedalus Item Code: 53526
A good goat and a few tricky (though good-hearted) fairies set in motion this story for readers up to 7 about a gentle farmer who lives atop the most beautiful mountain in Ireland. All Seamus has for ... (Read More)
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