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  • Can I Help?

    Marilyn Janovitz

    Paperback (North-South Books, April 1, 1998)
    ""Once again, Janovitz has come up with a winning rhymed book that incorporates the humor, wit, and gentle interaction between the father/son duo introduced in ""Is It Time?"" A light and bouncy story that's a pleasure to read aloud over and over again"".--""School Library Journal"" Full color.
  • Little Bunny's Sleepless Night

    Carol Roth, Valeri Gorbachev

    Hardcover (North-South Books, Feb. 1, 1999)
    Little Bunny, an only child, is so lonely that he cannot sleep, so he asks his friends Squirrel, Skunk, Porcupine, Bear, and Owl if he can stay with them, only to discover that his own bed is best.
  • Little Polar Bear and the Husky Pup

    Hans de Beer

    Hardcover (North-South Books, Sept. 1, 1999)
    One day Lars, the Little Polar Bear, rescues a husky puppy from a deep crack in the ice. Instead of thanking Lars, the puppy snarls and yaps at him. Disgusted, Lars heads off toward the sea. The little dog follows him and soon finds himself in trouble again—stranded on a floating piece of ice. "Please don't leave me!" he calls to Lars. "I'm hungry and I want my mother!" So once again, it's Lars to the rescue. But can he get the impetuous pup back safely to the rest of the husky team??Fans of Lars's earlier adventures will welcome him back in this new story, and those meeting him for the first time will be won over by Hans de Beer's beguiling hero.
  • Why Are You Fighting, Davy?

    Brigitte Weninger, Eve Tharlet

    Paperback (North-South Books, April 1, 2002)
    "Young children will identify with this simple friendship story that provides a good lesson on working things out together. The soft, appealing watercolor characters and the tranquil background setting blend to make this a beautiful story to share. Children will easily relate to Davy and his struggles, whether this is the first or the sixth tiem that they meet him." (School Library Journal) "In Davy's sixth appearance, bunny best friends battle and bond again. Neither saccharine nor angst-ridden, this is a comfortable, comforting take on a perennial picturebook theme." (Booklist)
  • 999 Tadpoles

    Ken Kimura, Yasunari Murakami

    Hardcover (NorthSouth Books, May 1, 2011)
    “We’ll have to move,” says Mother, after realizing the pond is too small. But moving a family of 999 young frogs is fraught with danger! Hungry snakes are crawling through the grass. Hungry hawks are flying through the sky. A young frog makes a mighty tasty morsel. Never underestimate the quick wits of 999 young frogs!
  • Bear's Last Journey

    Udo Weigelt, Cristina Kadmon

    Hardcover (North-South Books, March 1, 2003)
    Old Bear is very sick. With his animal friends gathered around him, Bear tells them that that he must say good-bye, for he is going on a special journey. "'re not dying?" asks Rabbit, and Bear admits that he is. All the animals are saddened by the news, but the little fox is especially upset - hurt and angry and confused. He cannot imagine life without Bear. How Fox and the other forest animals deal with the loss of their friend is a moving story about death, grieving, and the solace to be found in memory.
  • What Have You Done, Davy?

    Brigitte Weninger, Eve Tharlet

    Hardcover (North-South Books, March 1, 1996)
    Danny, an energetic and clever little bunny, finds himself in trouble when, in one disaster after another, he breaks his sister's toys and crashes into his brother's playhouse. When Davy realizes that sometimes saying you're sorry isn't enough, he uses his energy and cleverness to make amends and win back his family's affection. Full color.
  • Tell

    Warja Lavater

    Hardcover (NorthSouth Books, Nov. 5, 2019)
    This wordless book captures the heart and drama of the famous marksman and Swiss folk hero Wilhelm Tell with bold, bright illustrations by Warja Lavater.Told in pictograms inspired by Manhattan street signs, Lavater turns characters and objects into symbols in this lavish accordion-style fold out book. The drama literally unfolds, with the direction of an arrow motif. Originally published in 1962, NorthSouth is proud to bring this design gem back into print.
  • The Eagle and the Wren

    Jane Goodall

    Paperback (North-South Books, Aug. 1, 2002)
    Lark, dove, eagle, and vulture all claim to soar the highest. So owl suggests a contest, and off the birds soar. It appears eagle is the winner, but a tiny passenger on his wing may change the outcome. Full color.
  • Pug Man's 3 Wishes

    Sebastian Meschenmoser

    Hardcover (NorthSouth Books, Nov. 1, 2016)
    Sebastian Mechenmoser's Pug Man 's 3 Wishes is a hilarious remedy for a bad day! Grumpy Mr. Pug is having a terrible day. But when he's offered 3 wishes by an overly eager fairy, what he wishes for is very surprising and will leave little listeners laughing and cheering for him.
  • Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale Collection

    Hans Christian Andersen, Josef Palecek

    Hardcover (NorthSouth Books, Sept. 3, 2019)
    Five beloved Hans Christian Andersen fairytales—The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, Thumbelina, The Nightingale, and The Emperor’s New Clothes—illustrated by world renowned Czech illustrator Josef Palecek make this stunning collection a wonderful addition to your family's library.
  • The Bad Mood

    Moritz Petz, Amélie Jackowski

    Board book (NorthSouth Books, Nov. 5, 2019)
    Sometimes a bad mood can be contagious!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.