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Art & Max

Arthur knows how to paint. He's ready to share his wisdom with Max, who has a lot to learn but can't wait to dive right in. This is visual story-telling at its best! Author and illustrator David Wiesner is only the second person in history to have won the Caldecott Medal award three times.

Written by David Wiesner | $17.99 | Clarion Books
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Madlenka

Peter Sis is a magical author/illustrators who creates an original, sophisticated world. His latest series revolves around the fun, multicultural neighborhood of a strong heroine, Madlenka. Readers are introduced to the wonderful place she lives! With exotic treats and friendly greetings to celebrate a loose tooth.

Written by Peter Sis | $6.99 | Square Fish
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Of Thee I Sing; A Letter to My Daughters

In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. This beautiful book is about the potential within each of us to pursue our dreams and forge our own paths.

Written by Barack Obama, Illustrated by Loren Long | $17.99 | Alfred A. Knopf
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Monkey With a Tool Belt

Clever monkey Chico Bon Bon builds lots of things with his many tools, and when he is captured by an organ grinder, he uses them to help him escape and get back home. There's so much to look at on each page and Chico's tool belt is a wonder to behold.

Written by Chris Monroe | $16.95 | Carolrhoda Books
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The 3 Little Dassies

This is Jan Brett's African version of the 3 Little Pigs story. Instead of pigs, dassies: cute little furry creatures. Instead of a wolf, an eagle. The colors are vibrant. Mimbi, Pimbi and Timbi, the dassies, are delightful and ingenious.

Written by Jan Brett | $17.99 | G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Hot Rod Hamster

Everyone who loves a good car race, wants to build and design their hot rod will read this book many times over and over. Both author and artist have won many awards in their fields. Rhyme, beat, and tempo are great too!

Written by Cynthia Lord, Illustrated by Derek Anderson | $16.99 | Scholastic Press
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