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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-Up
Robert Sabuda - 2000
This glorious edition is told in a shorter version of L. Frank Baum's original text, with artwork in the style of W. W. Denslow. With sparkling touches of colored foil and Emerald City eyeglasses, this classic tale is certain to find an honored place on the family bookshelf.
Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color
Julia Denos - 2016
Her name was Swatch, and color was her passion. From brave green to in-between gray to rumble-tumble pink . . . Swatch wanted to collect them all. But colors don’t always like to be tamed. . . .This is an exuberant celebration of all the beauty and color that make up our lives.
Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away
Hélène Druvert - 2017
Travers, Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away is an enchanting journey over the rooftops of London, under the sea, and everywhere in between. A fresh approach to a children’s classic, it is sure to appeal to children of all ages.
The Tale of Kitty In Boots
Beatrix Potter - 2016
Tod!This utterly entertaining tale is filled with mistaken identities, devious villains and even an appearance from Peter Rabbit.Told with Beatrix Potter's trademark dry humour and wry observations, this brilliant tale is sure to become as popular as her original classics and is illustrated by the best-loved Quentin Blake.
The Clock Without a Face
Gus Twintig - 2010
These treasures will belong to whoever digs them up first. The question: Where to dig? The only path to the answer: Solve the riddles of The Clock Without a Face!THE BOOKThe call comes in from the shadowy Ternky Tower: 13 robberies, one on each floor, all the way up to the penthouse, where obnoxious importer Bevel Ternky has been relieved of the numbers garlanding the legendary Emerald Khroniker, his priceless, ancient clock. Readers must conduct their own investigations, scouring detailed illustrations for hidden clues and knotty puzzles. All your answers can be found within this book: whodunit and how… and where the real numbers are buried now.THE NUMBERSTwelve—and only twelve—emerald-bedecked integers sleep somewhere in this nation’s soil. If you can find them, they’re yours to keep—and only this book can tell you where they are. So read the story carefully, and examine the illustrations closely. The race is on!
The Invisible Kingdom
Rob Ryan - 2013
Rob Ryan has collaborated with Paul Smith, Liberty, Fortnum and Mason and Tatty Devine, amongst others.This is a story about a prince. He lived in a palace that seemed to have been specially designed to make someone who already felt small feel even smaller. He rarely saw his parents, who were always busy being the King and Queen; and, unlike other children, the Prince never spent time dreaming about what he would be when he grew up because he knew that when his father died, he would become King. It was his destiny.The only person who treated the Prince like a normal child was the Bootman. Understanding that everyone needs something to call their own, the Bootman gave the Prince a pen with invisible ink and a special torch that allowed him to create a world that only he could see.One night, as the Prince was drawing on the curtains that surrounded his bed, he noticed a small hole and beyond that a trapdoor, which led to the attic. And in the attic he found a window and a way to sneak out of the palace and experience the real world.THE INVISIBLE KINGDOM is about a small boy, a big imagination and learning to be your own person.
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Chris Van Allsburg - 1984
A fictional editor's note tells of an encounter with an author and illustrator named Harris Burdick, who provided the images and captions as samples, each from a different picture book he had written. He left with a promise to deliver the complete manuscripts if the editor chose to buy the books. Burdick was never seen again, and the samples are all that remain of his supposed books. Readers are challenged to imagine their own stories based on the images in the book.
Thao Lam - 2018
It tells the story of a young girl whose family moves into a new house. Outside, she can hear other kids playing, but she’s too shy to say hello. So she picks at the old wallpaper in her room―revealing an entryway to a fantastic imaginary adventure world behind the walls.
Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel With the Wrinkled Knees
Johnny Gruelle - 1923
After taking a magical balloon ride to Fairyland, Raggedy Ann and Andy meet a most unusual doll -- a soft flannel Camel with wrinkled knees. Stolen from his own nursery years earlier, the Camel Joins Raggedy Ann and Andy in their search for Babette. Along they way, they make friends with a tired old horse, travel to the Land of the Loonies, and reunite a little girl with her brother. They also stumble upon a kindly old witch who helps them find and rescue Babette. But things aren't always what they seem and the Raggedys are in for a big surprise. In this exuberant adventure story, readers will learn a very important lesson about understanding and forgiveness. Celebrate the world of Johnny Gruelle with this enchanting Raggedy Ann and Andy storybook. First published in 1924, "Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees was considered one of the most popular storybooks ever written by Johnny Gruelle. It has been restored to its original condition with glorious full-color artwork. Readers will want to tag long with the Raggedys again and again.