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  • The Real Tooth Fairy

    Marilyn Kaye, Helen Cogancherry

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Oct. 15, 1990)
    After Elise loses her first tooth, she lies awake and waits for the tooth fairy’s visit, only to discover the tooth fairy is her own mother! Later, her mother tells her the tooth fairy can disguise herself to look like someone the child knows and trusts. Elise’s wish to see the tooth fairy in her own true form is granted in the climax of this charming story.
  • AIDA

    Leontyne Price, Leo & Diane Dillon

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Oct. 22, 1990)
    With depth and understanding, acclaimed diva Leontyne Price retells this famous opera about the beautiful princess of Ethiopia. “The Dillons magnificently capture the drama with powerful full-page illustrations that resemble stage sets. . . . Ideal for reading aloud during an Egyptian unit, in music classes, to children attending the opera, or for the pure aesthetic experience.”--Booklist
  • There's a Zoo in Room 22

    Judy Sierra, Barney Saltzberg

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Aug. 1, 2000)
    The kids in Miss Darling's class are very lucky--what other classroom has its own alphabet zoo? There's always an animal adventure unfolding in Room 22, with an Anaconda for lounging, a lunch-stealing Lemur, a Moose to hang coats, a Yak that kisses, and a Zorilla with fumes (pee-ewwww!). From the author of the bestselling Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems comes another collection of delightfully playful poems. Every kid will want to join this class!
  • Red Light, Green Light

    Anastasia Suen, Ken Wilson-Max

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Oct. 1, 2005)
    Roll into one little boy's make-believe traffic world, filled with flashing lights, zooming cars, whirring helicopters, and racing fire engines. He's turned records into rotaries, shoe boxes and books into highway ramps, crayons into lane markers, and dandelions into trees. It's a world where imagination rules and creativity abounds. With its bouncy rhyming text and bright illustrations, this book is perfect for every preschooler who loves planes, trains, and automobiles. It's a bold introduction to how vehicles stop . . . and go!
  • Monster Goose: A Magic Shop Book

    Judy Sierra, Jack E. Davis

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Sept. 1, 2001)
    A gruesomely funny parody for ages 4 and up.Old Monster Goose has turned Mother Goose's world of nursery rhymes inside out! Here she presents twenty-five deliciously disgusting new poems, filled with rodents and maggots, zombies and ghouls, spiders and, of course, monsters. Remember King Cole? That terrible troll washes his feet in the toilet bowl. And poor Mistress Mary, her garden's quite scary--its killer potatoes ate all her tomatoes and now are out looking for Mary! From the bestselling author of Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems and the popular illustrator of the Zack Files comes a zany book that has everyone talking:
  • Lullabies: An Illustrated Songbook

    Metropolitan Museum of Art, Richard Kapp, Various Artists

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Oct. 15, 1997)
    Words and music for thirty-seven of the most beloved traditional lullabies are gathered in this lavishly illustrated songbook. From the enduring “Rock-a-Bye Baby” to the winsome “Brahms’ Lullaby” to the amusing “Little Boy Blue,” each song is thoughtfully matched with works of art from the Metropolitan Museum’s vast collections. Paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Mary Cassatt, a photograph by Eliot Porter of his infant son, and an Eskimo stone carving of a mother and child are among the many works that grace the pages of this stunning book.
  • Time for Bed

    Jane Dyer Mem Fox

    Paperback (Gulliver Books, Aug. 16, 1993)
  • Peck Slither and Slide

    Suse MacDonald

    Paperback (Gulliver Books, March 15, 1997)
  • The Storyteller's Beads

    Jane Kurtz, Michael Bryant

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, April 15, 1998)
    Running for their lives to escape the political upheaval in Ethiopia, two young girls from different faiths form an unlikely friendship.
  • Little Buggy

    Kevin O'Malley

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Aug. 1, 2002)
    Little Buggy is determined to learn to fly--today. But flying is not as easy as it looks. It takes a few falls, a lot of patience, and plenty of gentle encouragement (and help up off the ground) from Dad. Some bugs might give up . . . but not Little Buggy. Popular illustrator Kevin O'Malley has created a funny and warmhearted father-son story perfect for any child who must tackle something difficult for the first time, and for parents having a hard time letting them fall. With the inspiring message that learning something new isn't easy--but success can come when you least expect it--this book is the ideal gift for adventurers of any age.
  • Mansa Musa: The Lion of Mali

    Khephra Burns, Leo & Diane Dillon

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Oct. 1, 2001)
    When an evening celebration in his village is disrupted by the cries of slave raiders, young Kankan Musa runs to find his spear, but in a moment he is taken. Suddenly, the world he has known is gone. Is he to be a slave? Or will destiny carry this son of a proud people to a different future? Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon capture the grandeur of Africa's ancient empires, lands, and people in stunning paintings as this richly imagined tale of the boyhood of Mansa Musa, one of Mali's most celebrated kings, carries us across the continent on a triumphant journey of self-discovery.
  • The Mousery

    Charlotte Pomerantz, Kurt Cyrus

    Hardcover (Gulliver Books, Sept. 1, 2000)
    Grumpy Sliver and Slice don't like visitors. They are perfectly content, alone, in their dreary Mousery . . . until four shivering mousekins appear at the door. Sliver and Slice agree to let them in from the snowy cold for just one night. But after a dose of warm fires and lullabies, will they really send the adorable mousekins away? Award-winning author Charlotte Pomerantz has created a heartwarming story about two mice who learn that sharing makes things twice as nice.