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  • Calling on Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book Three

    Patricia C. Wrede

    Paperback (Sandpiper, March 1, 2003)
    Those wicked wizards are back--and they've become very smart. (Sort of.) They intend to take over the Enchanted Forest once and for all . . . unless Cimorene finds a way to stop them. And some people think being queen is easy.
  • I Love You, Mouse

    John Graham, Tomie dePaola

    Paperback (Sandpiper, Aug. 24, 1990)
    “I love you mouse,/And if I were a mouse, I’d build you a furry nest,/And we’d curl up together and nibble some cheese.” So, too, for puppy, piglet, duckling, and nine more little friends, with each “love.”
  • Feathers for Lunch

    Lois Ehlert

    Paperback (Sandpiper, Feb. 15, 1993)
    An escaped house cat encounters twelve common birds in the backyard but captures only feathers for lunch. Includes bird guide. “Destined to become an uncontested favorite with many children and adults.”--The Horn Book
  • It's a Baby Andy Russell Pa

    David A. Adler

    Paperback (Sandpiper, May 1, 2006)
    While Andy Russell's parents are at the hospital with his newborn brother, Andy is having big problems at home. His strange aunt Janet has come to babysit, and she's on a mission to rid the house of germs in preparation for the baby. Andy is convinced his aunt wants him to clean all of his "germy" pets . . . right out of the house! The sixth book in the Andy Russell series is filled with hilarious misunderstandings, warm reunions, and a sweet new addition to the Russell family.
  • Bizarre Birds

    Jonathan P. Latimer, Karen Stray Nolting, Roger Tory Peterson Institute

    Paperback (Sandpiper, April 26, 1999)
    This new series is designed with the beginner in mind. Featuring the original art of celebrated naturalist Roger Tory Peterson; incorporating the Peterson Identification System, the most effective method for bird identification; and using a straightforward design. This series makes field guides accessible and appealing to children. Roger Tory Peterson was the inventor of the modern field guide. Known as the father of modern bird watching, he has been called "the greatest conservationist who ever walked this planet" (ornithologist Chandler S. Robbins). More than anyone else in the twentieth century, his work as an artist, photographer, writer, editor, educator, and conservationist has increased environmental awareness and helped millions to understand and enjoy the natural world. For his work, Dr. Peterson received every major award in the field of conservation; twenty-three honorary degrees from major universities; and the United States' highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal o
  • Talking to Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book Four

    Patricia C. Wrede

    Paperback (Sandpiper, March 1, 2003)
    One day, Daystar's mom, Cimorene, hands him a magic sword and kicks him out of the house. Daystar doesn't know what he is supposed to do with the magic sword, but knowing Cimorene, he's sure it must involve a dragon or two!
  • The Hundred Dresses

    Eleanor Estes, Louis Slobodkin

    Paperback (Sandpiper, April 17, 1974)
    Wanda Petronski, a little Polish girl in an American school, is laughed at because she always wears a faded blue dress, until her classmates learn a lesson. “Sensitive, intuitive, restrained.”--Saturday Review
  • Rootabaga Stories, Part One

    Carl Sandburg, Maud Petersham, Mishka Petersham

    Paperback (Sandpiper, March 15, 1990)
    This gorgeous new edition of the first, and some say the only, genuinely American fairy tales contains a full-color, full-page plate for each of the twenty-four stories.
  • Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times

    Kathleen Krull, Kathryn Hewitt

    Paperback (Sandpiper, March 1, 2002)
    It's no secret that Beethoven went deaf, that Mozart had constant money problems, and that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote musicals. But what were these people--and other famous musicians--really like? What did they eat? What did they wear? How did they spend their time? And--possibly most interesting of all--what did their neighbors think? Discover the fascinating and often humorous stories of twenty famous musicians--people of all shapes, sizes, temperaments, and lifestyles, from various countries and historical periods. Beginning with Vivaldi and ending with Woodie Guthrie, Lives of the Musicians brings musical history to life!
  • Mary Poppins Comes Back

    Dr. P. L. Travers, Mary Shepard

    Paperback (Sandpiper, Sept. 15, 1997)
    Pulled down from the clouds at the end of a kite string, Mary Poppins is back. In Mary’s care, the Banks children meet the King of the Castle and the Dirty Rascal, visit the upside-down world of Mr. Turvy and his bride, Miss Topsy, and spend a breathless afternoon above the park, dangling from a clutch of balloons.
  • The Big, Big Wall

    Reginald Howard, Ariane Dewey, Jose Aruego

    Paperback (Sandpiper, Aug. 1, 2003)
    Humpty Dumpty sits on his wall. How can he avoid a big, big fall? Maybe his friends can help! Reginald Howard gives a bright new spin to a familiar tale.