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Books in Pictureback series

  • A Day at the Beach

    Mircea Vasiliu

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, May 22, 2001)
    A family spends the day at the beach where they swim, build sand castles, explore the tide pools, watch birds, and identify many forms of marine plant and animal life. Reissue.
  • It's Passover, Grover!

    Jodie Shepherd, Joe Mathieu

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Jan. 22, 2019)
    A Sesame Street Passover story with stickers, a poster, and a card game!It's Passover on Sesame Street, and Grover invites a few friends to a Seder at his house. More and more guests show up, and room is made at the table to honor the traditional Passover invitation: "Let all who are hungry come and eat." Girls and boys ages 2 to 5 will particularly enjoy the story's focus on the exciting hunt for the Passover afikomen, a piece of matzah that's hidden for the children to find. A brief explanation of the history and customs of Passover is included at the end. Stickers, a poster that shows a splendid Seder plate, and a press-out matching card game add to the holiday fun. The messages of inclusion and friendship make this colorful paperback storybook particularly timely.
  • Favorite First Friends!

    C. J. Nestor, Random House

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Jan. 2, 2018)
    Meet the beginner Pokémon from every region in this fully illustrated storybook--with a bonus poster!Whether you're an experienced collector of Pokémon or just starting out on your journey, get to know the first partners from all over the world of Pokémon in this illustrated storybook, which includes a full-color wall poster and eye-catching glitter on the cover! Trainers ages 5 to 9 and Pokémon fans of all ages will love being introduced to these exciting creatures from the Kanto region to Alola!
  • The Alphabet Book

    P.D. Eastman

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, March 12, 1974)
    P.D. Eastman, the author of Go, Dog, Go! and Are You My Mother? takes you on a silly romp through the alphabet. From American Ants to a Zebra with a Zither, there are laughs in store: an elephant on eggs! A walrus in a wig!And there's a handy alphabet down the side of each page so that everyone can keep track of where they are in the ABC's.
  • Just My Brother, Sister, and Me

    Mercer Mayer

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, July 12, 2016)
    Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter spends time with his brother and sister in these classic, funny, and heartwarming stories. Featuring Just Me and My Little Brother and Me Too!, this two-in-one picture book is an endearing tribute to brothers and sisters and the fun memories they create.
  • Thomas-saurus Rex

    Rev. W. Awdry, Richard Courtney

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Aug. 8, 2006)
    Stepney, a very old engine, is taking the museum cars to the Natural History Museum. James and Henry think that not only is Stepney an old "bucket of bolts," but that the museum cars carry "just a lot of old nonsense." When Stepney breaks down, Thomas doesn't want to get stuck being seen with the old dinosaur bones and relics of the past. What will his friends think, and more important, what will the children say? Thomas is in for a big surprise!
  • Take Us Out to the Ball Game

    Constance Allen, Tom Brannon

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Dec. 26, 2017)
    Batter up with a Sesame Street version of a beloved baseball song—with stickers, baseball trading cards, and a team poster! It’s the seventh-inning stretch as Elmo and his friends watch the Sesame Street Sluggers play baseball. As Elmo takes the mic, the crowd joins in to sing a very special—and very funny—Sesame Street version of the beloved song “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” When it starts to rain, new verses are added to keep the crowd singing. Girls and boys ages 3 to 7 can read and sing along with Elmo, Grover, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Oscar, Zoe, and Abby Cadabby as they wait for the game to begin again. This paperback storybook scores extra hits with press-out baseball trading cards, stickers, and a fold-out Sluggers team poster!
  • Polite as a Princess

    Melissa Lagonegro, Niall Harding, Atelier Philippe Harchy

    Paperback (RH/Disney, Jan. 24, 2006)
    Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Jasmine, and Ariel aren’t just pretty and sweet—they’re also polite! In this original book with all-new, full-color art, the Disney Princesses share their rules on good manners so all children can learn to be as polite as a princess.
  • Gold Rush Pups!

    Random House, MJ Illustrations

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, July 25, 2017)
    Chase, Rubble, and the rest of Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol strike gold in Adventure Bay—but will the mischievous kittens from Foggy Bottom let them keep it? Boys and girls ages 3-7 will love this full color storybook that features glittery pages and a shiny poster.Get on the case with Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol! Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, and the rest of the puppy heroes are on a mission to save their friends and protect the community of Adventure Bay using their paw-some vehicles, tools, and teamwork.
  • The Night Before Christmas

    Clement C. Moore, Douglas W. Gorsline

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Aug. 12, 1975)
    America's favorite Christmas poem, featuring timeless illustrations, is the perfect gift for any child! On the night before Christmas, a father catches an unexpected glimpse of St. Nicholas himself. Along with his eight reindeer, Santa is here to fill the family's stockings with toys. His short visit fills the silent house with joy and wonder. Written by Clement Clarke Moore and first published in 1823, this read-aloud classic has been beloved for generations. Whether for nostalgia-seeking readers or new generations, The Night Before Christmas is a must-have in everyone's collection.
  • Jack and the Leprechaun

    Ivan Robertson, Katy Bratun

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Jan. 25, 2000)
    Children will delight in learning about Irish folk tales, traditions, and customs in this brand-new Pictureback®!It's St. Patrick's Day, and Jack Mouse is visiting his cousin Sean in Ireland. Sean tells Jack about the myth of leprechauns, and Jack is determined to catch one for himself!
  • Cuddly Princess Pals

    Andrea Posner-Sanchez, RH Disney

    Paperback (RH/Disney, Jan. 7, 2014)
    Welcome to the magical world of Palace Pets! Each Disney Princess has a furry pet to love and care for. Children ages 2 to 5 will love reading about Cinderella's puppy, Sleeping Beauty's kitty, Rapunzel's pony, and Snow White's bunny in this full-color storybook!