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  • Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea

    Marcus Pfister

    Paperback (NorthSouth Books, June 1, 2013)
    The Rainbow Fish series has sold millions of copies world wide, and here he returns. When Rainbow Fish loses his last sparkling silver scale into the ocean's depths, he swims down to retrieve it, despite the warnings of his friends.
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  • A House Is Not a Home

    Anne Liersch, Christa Unzner, J. Alison James

    Hardcover (North-South Books, Sept. 1, 1999)
    Winter is coming, and the animals are busy building a house to keep them warm and cozy. The hares gather stones from the field. Hedgehog helps Wild Boar get wood from the forest. Deer lays the stone wall and Fox mixes the concrete. They work hard but happily until Badger, an expert house builder, joins them. Nothing suits bossy Badger, who insists they are doing everything wrong. Disgruntled, they leave him to complete the work on his own. Badger builds a splendid house--but soon discovers that a house is not a home with no one to share it, and that cooperation and compromise are important tools when it comes to building friendships.
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  • The Art of Lisbeth Zwerger

    Lisbeth Zwerger

    Paperback (North-South Books, Sept. 1, 1994)
    Rare Book
  • Five Little Ducklings Go To School

    Carol Roth, Sean Julian

    Paperback (NorthSouth Books, May 7, 2019)
    It’s time for the five little ducklings to go to school. Four of the little ducklings shout, “YIPPEE! HOORAY! OH BOY! THAT’S COOL!” The fifth little duckling sobs, “BOO-HOO! I won’t go to school! I’m going to miss you!” But when Mama reminds them, “Even though we’ll be apart, we’ll still be in each other’s heart,” the little ducklings go forth and soon discover “School is great!”
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  • All Things Bright and Beautiful

    Cecil Frances Alexander, Anna Vojtech

    Paperback (North-South Books, Feb. 1, 2006)
    Written in 1848, this beloved hymn celebrating the wonders of Creation, is given new life in Anna Vojtech's glowing interpretation. Lushly detailed paintings follow two children and their frisky pup through a bucolic landscape of meadows, hills, rivers, streams and woods. Throughout the seasons, the youngsters explore and enjoy the wealth of treasures to be found--""things bright and beautiful, great and small, wise and wonderful, the glory of it all.
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  • Rainbow Fish Colors/Colores

    Pfister M., Marcus Pfister

    Board book (North-South Books, March 1, 2005)
    This glittering Rainbow Fish board book is now available in a bilingual edition, teaching basic concepts in English and Spanish to very young children. In Colors/Colores, the appealing images from Rainbow Fish's undersea world are identified on facing pages in the appropriate color.
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  • Bad Mood

    Moritz Petz, Amelie Jackowski

    Paperback (North-South Books, Jan. 1, 2006)
    Badger got up one morning feeling very grumpy. "Humph!" Badger said to himself. What was the point of being in a bad mood if nobody noticed? he thought. So Badger headed out, slamming the door behind him. Badger spreads his bad mood far and wide, greeting all his friends with angry, rude remarks that put them in bad moods, too. A comical, cautionary tale for anyone who has ever gotten up on the wrong side of the bed.
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  • Findus Disappears!

    Sven Nordqvist, Tara Chace

    Hardcover (NorthSouth Books, Sept. 26, 2014)
    Meet Findus—the adorable, clever little cat—and Pettson—the loving forgetful farmer—in this charming series of illustrated storybooks filled with humor and heart. Old man Pettson is lonely until his neighbor brings him a box that reads: “Findus Green Peas.” But when Pettson opens the box he doesn’t see peas . . . he sees a tiny kitten. Pettson’s lonely days are over and he talks like he’s never talked before—and soon Findus himself is talking. What a cat he has! But when the house is suddenly quiet and empty, Pettson knows something is wrong—Findus is missing!
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  • How Will We Get to the Beach?

    Brigitte Luciani, Eve Tharlet

    Hardcover (North-South Books, April 1, 2000)
    One beautiful summer day Roxanne decides to go to the beach. She loads up the car with everything she wants to take with her: the turtle/ the umbrella/ the book of wonderful stories/ the ball/ and/ of course/ her baby. But the car won't start. Undaunted, Roxanne decides to take the bus to the beach. But something can't go on the bus. Whenever Roxanne comes up with a new way to get to the beach she discovers she must leave something behind-and children will have great fun guessing just what's missing each time.
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  • The Willow Pattern Story

    Allan Drummond, Alan Drummond

    Paperback (NorthSouth Books, April 1, 1995)
    Any child who has ever imagined a journey into a two-dimensional expanse will be carried away by the passion Drummond brings to the subject. An IRA-CBC Children's Choice. NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. Full color.
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  • Armstrong Special Edition: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon

    Torben Kuhlmann

    Hardcover (NorthSouth Books, May 7, 2019)
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, this stunning picture book is now available in a special limited edition complete with a new cover, an introduction by the author, and three spreads of new art depicting the Apollo 11 mission and the moon landing! Torben Kuhlmann transports readers to the moon and beyond in Armstrong—The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon, where dreams are determined only by the size of one’s imagination and the biggest innovators are the smallest of all. Praise for Armstrong—The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon “‘One Small Step for a Mouse’ indeed.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review “This beautifully illustrated story is a feast for mind and eyes and a strong selection to complement STEAM curricula.”—School Library Journal, Starred Review
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  • Five Little Ducks

    Pam Paparone

    Paperback (North-South Books, March 1, 1997)
    Five little ducks went out one day, Over the hills and far away. Mother duck said, "Quack, quack, quack, quack." But only four little ducks came backPamela Paparone has transformed this traditional rhyme into a cozy, charming counting book for very young children. One by one, the five little ducks disappear, while mother duck is busy raking leaves, washing the winter quilts, picking apples, and baking a pie. In addition to the dwindling duck family, there are lots of other creatures for children to identify and count in the bucolic early-autumn landscape. And there is a cause for celebration when finally all five errant little ducks come back.
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