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Product Description: [Read by Nadia May -aka- Wanda McCaddon] This retelling in prose of twenty of Shakespeare's thirty-seven plays was originally published just for children. Keeping Shakespeare's own words whenever possible but making the plots and language easily understandable, this very listenable collection has entertained and informed generations of adults as well...read more
By Wanda McCaddon (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781441744432 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Nadia May -aka- Wanda McCaddon] This retelling in prose of twenty of Shakespeare's thirty-seven plays was originally published just for children.

Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A Masai tale, presented in the form of a play, in which the frog gets the job of getting a monster out of the rabbit's house after the leopard, elephant, and rhino bungle the job.

Hardcover:

9780803795501, titled "Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale" | Dial Books for Young Readers, October 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Rabbit has a problem - someone is inside her house and won't let her in.

Paperback:

9780140547245, titled "Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale" | Reissue edition (Puffin, October 1, 1990), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Rabbit has a problem--someone is inside her house and won't let her in.

Library:

9780803795518, titled "Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale" | Reprint edition (Dial Books for Young Readers, October 1, 1990), cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Rabbit has a problem - someone is inside her house and won't let her in.

Prebinding:

9781439565438, titled "Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: This book tells the story of "a boy and his hundred-year-old great-great-aunt in . . . a quietly intense story, illustrated with sepia pictures that make dramatic use of chiarosciro" (The Horn Book). Newbery Honor Book.

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9780606012805 | Demco Media, October 1, 1986, cover price $14.70 | also contains The Hundred Penny Box, The Hundred-penny Box | About this edition: Michael's love for his great-great-aunt who lives with them leads him to intercede with his mother, who wants to toss out all her old things.

Prebinding:

9781439516652, titled "The Hundred-penny Box" | Reissue edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $16.99 | also contains The Hundred-penny Box | About this edition: This book tells the story of "a boy and his hundred-year-old great-great-aunt in .
9781417768400 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2006, cover price $18.40 | also contains The Hundred Penny Box, The Hundred-penny Box | About this edition: Young Michael and his hundred-year-old Great-great-aunt Dew reinforce their love for one another as he counts the one hundred pennies in her special box and she recites for him the year-by-year chronicle of her life.

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Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope

Prebinding:

9781439527610 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $22.00 | also contains The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
9780833593450 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $24.55 | About this edition: Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope

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Product Description: This book tells the story of "a boy and his hundred-year-old great-great-aunt in . . . a quietly intense story, illustrated with sepia pictures that make dramatic use of chiarosciro" (The Horn Book). Newbery Honor Book.

Paperback:

9780142407028 | Reissue edition (Puffin, October 5, 2006), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Young Michael and his hundred-year-old Great-great-aunt Dew reinforce their love for one another as he counts the one hundred pennies in her special box and she recites for him the year-by-year chronicle of her life.

Reinforced:

9780606012805, titled "The Hundred Penny Box" | Demco Media, October 1, 1986, cover price $14.70 | also contains The Hundred Penny Box, The Hundred Penny Box | About this edition: Michael's love for his great-great-aunt who lives with them leads him to intercede with his mother, who wants to toss out all her old things.

Prebinding:

9781439516652 | Reissue edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $16.99 | also contains The Hundred Penny Box | About this edition: This book tells the story of "a boy and his hundred-year-old great-great-aunt in .
9781417768400, titled "The Hundred Penny Box" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2006, cover price $18.40 | also contains The Hundred Penny Box, The Hundred Penny Box | About this edition: Young Michael and his hundred-year-old Great-great-aunt Dew reinforce their love for one another as he counts the one hundred pennies in her special box and she recites for him the year-by-year chronicle of her life.

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A charming picture book with brilliant illustrations introduces youngsters to Mother Goose and her many tales as a rambunctious cast of numbers play hide-and-seek within her rhymes. 35,000 first printing.

School and Library:

9780152056766 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 2007, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-four counting rhymes, from 'Baa, baa black sheep' to 'Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes.

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Combining bright colors and musical patterns with rhythmic text, this toe-tapping, finger-snapping picture book pays tribute to such jazz greats as Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, and John Coltrane. 50,000 first printing.
By Diane Dillon (illustrator) and Leo Dillon

School and Library:

9780590478939 | Rei/com edition (Blue Sky Pr, September 1, 2007), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Presents an introduction to jazz along with brief profiles of such famous jazz musicians as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Max Roach, and Ella Fitzgerald.

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Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z.

School and Library:

9780803703575 | Dial Books for Young Readers, January 1, 1977, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Drawings prepared in pastels, watercolors, and acrylics highlight a collection of informative vignettes describing a variety of customs and traditions practiced by different African peoples

Reinforced:

9780606020251 | Demco Media, September 1, 1980, cover price $15.81 | also contains Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions | About this edition: Drawings prepared in pastels, watercolors, and acrylics highlight a collection of informative vignettes describing a variety of customs and traditions practiced by different African peoples

Prebinding:

9781435200647 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $15.99 | also contains Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions | About this edition: Drawings prepared in pastels, watercolors, and acrylics highlight a collection of informative vignettes describing a variety of customs and traditions practiced by different African peoples
9780881038644 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Drawings prepared in pastels, watercolors, and acrylics highlight a collection of informative vignettes describing a variety of customs and traditions practiced by different African peoples

A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

Hardcover:

9780756786618 | Diane Pub Co, December 30, 1975, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "In this Caldecott Medal winner, Mosquito tells a story that causes a jungle disaster.

Paperback:

9780140545890 | Reprint edition (Puffin, January 1, 1993), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals.
9780803760882 | Dial Books for Young Readers, June 1, 1978, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

School and Library:

9780803760899, titled "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale" | Dial Books for Young Readers, December 1, 1975, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

Reinforced:

9780606018845 | Demco Media, October 1, 1978, cover price $15.81 | also contains Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

Prebinding:

9781435209022, titled "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale" | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $16.99 | also contains Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

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Rich illustrations bring to life the unique characters and wondrous landscapes presented in this collection of Native American tribal songs and stories.
By Natalia Belting, Joseph Bruchac, Diane Dillon (illustrator) and Leo Dillon (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781596871731 | Milk & Cookies Pr, March 28, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems, explaining the elements of nature, from various American Indian tribes including Iroquois, Micmac, and Shoshoni.

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In illustrations and rhyme describes the dancing of Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time.

Hardcover:

9781595193698 | Har/com edition (Live Oak Media, October 5, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In illustrations and rhyme describes the dancing of Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time.

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Portrays a day in the life of Earth Mother who, as she tends plants and animals around the world, meets three of her creations with advice on how to make the world more perfect.
By Diane Dillon (illustrator), Leo Dillon (illustrator) and Ellen Jackson

Hardcover:

9780802789921 | Walker & Co, August 25, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Portrays a day in the life of Earth Mother who, as she tends plants and animals around the world, meets three of her creations with advice on how to make the world more perfect.

Library:

9780802789938 | Walker & Co, September 17, 2005, cover price $17.85 | About this edition: Portrays a day in the life of Earth Mother who, as she tends plants and animals around the world, meets three of her creations with advice on how to make the world more perfect.

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A lonely cow about to give birth on a cold winter's night finds shelter in a deserted shed with a man and a woman who are also having a baby.

Paperback:

9780142404584, titled "One Winters Night" | Reprint edition (Puffin, September 15, 2005), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A lonely cow about to give birth on a cold winter's night finds shelter in a deserted shed with a man and a woman who are also having a baby.

School and Library:

9780399234187 | Philomel Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A lonely cow about to give birth on a cold winter's night finds shelter in a deserted shed with a man and a woman who are also having a baby.

Reinforced:

9780606346214 | Demco Media, September 15, 2005, cover price $14.70

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When a magical little girl named Dark shows a frightened little boy the power of 'switching on the night', his fears quickly fade away as he views the beauty of the stars and moon against the dark night sky.
By Ray Bradbury and Leo Dillon (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780375806087 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A lonely little boy who is afraid of the dark discovers a whole new world when he meets a little girl named Dark.

Library:

9780375906084 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 1, 2000, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A lonely little boy who is afraid of the dark discovers a whole new world when he meets a little girl named Dark.

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A group of slaves dreams that they have the ability to fly back to their native land where a life of freedom and dignity await them amidst the people they know and love, in a re-release of an award-winning title that includes a CD narrated by James Earl Jones and the author. A Coretta Scott King Honor Book.
By Diane Dillon (illustrator), Leo Dillon (illustrator) and Virginia Hamilton

Hardcover:

9780375845536 | Har/com re edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 11, 2007), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A group of slaves dreams that they have the ability to fly back to their native land where a life of freedom and dignity await them amidst the people they know and love, in a re-release of an award-winning title that includes a CD narrated by James Earl Jones and the author.
9780375824050 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away.

Library:

9780375924057 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 1, 2004, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away.

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Presents a collection of short readings and illustrations that help readers think about their hopes and dreams.
By Susan V. Bosak, Raul Colon (illustrator), Diane Dillon (illustrator), Leo Dillon (illustrator) and Robert R. Ingpen (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781896232041 | Communication Project, October 31, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of short readings and illustrations that help readers think about their hopes and dreams.

The creators of The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese provide an illustrated collection of folktales from around the world, all of which have a bird as a main character.
By Diane Dillon (illustrator), Leo Dillon (illustrator), Norman Howard and Howard Norman

School and Library:

9780152019822 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 1, 2004, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection of folktales from around the world, all of which have a bird as a main character.

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Shakespeare's tragic heroes, comic fools, and star-crossed lovers take center stage in a wonderful collection of prose retellings of ten familiar Shakespeare plays, each illustrated by a well-known artist or artists, including Leo and Diane Dillon, Barry Moser, Kadir Nelson, David Shannon, Mark Teague, and others.
By Gail De Marcken (illustrator), Diane Dillon (illustrator), Leo Dillon (illustrator), Lynch P. J. (illustrator), Barbara McClintock (illustrator) and Tina Packer

Hardcover:

9780439321075 | Scholastic, April 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A collection of prose retellings of ten familiar Shakespeare plays, each illustrated by a well-known artist or artists.

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Enhanced with slave narratives, letters, and diaries as well as period photos, offers a look at the period of transition, known as the 'days of Jubilee', when slavery ended and slaves became free men and women.
By Diane Dillon (illustrator), Leo Dillon (illustrator), Fredrick McKissack and Pat McKissack

Hardcover:

9780590107648 | Scholastic, January 1, 2003, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Uses slave narratives, letters, diaries, military orders, and other documents to chronicle the various stages leading to the emancipation of slaves in the United States.

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Illustrations and simple rhyme describe the dancing of Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson, one of the most famous African-American tap dancers of all time, who entertained during the 1920s and 1930s.
By Diane Dillon (illustrator) and Leo Dillon

School and Library:

9780590478830 | Blue Sky Pr, September 1, 2002, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In illustrations and rhyme describes the dancing of Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time.

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When Kankan Musa is kidnapped, he wonders what the future holds for him and his people, in a lavishly illustrated picture book that celebrates the elegance of Africa's ancient empires, lands, and people and details the imagined childhood of Mansa Musa, one of Mali's most beloved kings. 20,000 first printing.
By Khephra Burns, Diane Dillon (illustrator) and Leo Dillon (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780152003753 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 2001, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A fictional account of the nomadic wanderings of the boy who grew up to become Mali's great fourteenth-century leader, Mansa Musa.

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This colorfully illustrated book with gold foil jacket offers young readers an African-American version of the classic 'Rumplestiltzkin' tale. 30,000 first printing.
By Tedd Arnold, Diane Dillon (illustrator), Leo Dillon (illustrator) and Virginia Hamilton

School and Library:

9780590473781 | Blue Sky Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In this African American retelling of 'Rumpelstiltskin,' Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride.

Illustrated by the winners of two Caldecott awards, a story touched by fantasy and legend features the daughter of a human mother and the East Wind who longs to fly like the wind but can only imitate it through her weavings.

Library:

9780060249045 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1999, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Unaware of her unusual parentage, Resshie grows up restless and longing to know the secrets of the wind and she uses her extraordinary ability as a weaver to help her achieve her dream

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In their fortieth picture book, two Caldecott Medalists bring to vivid life the most famous verses from the biblical book of Ecclesiastes through imaginative paintings reflecting the world's various cultures, accompanied by a full-color explanatory glossary.
By Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780590478878 | Blue Sky Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Presents that selection from Ecclesiastes which relates that everything in life has its own time and season

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Presents a Spanish-language edition of the Caldecott medal-winning African folktale about the wild chain reaction of events that takes place in the jungle after the mosquito bothers the iguana.
By Verna Aardema, Osvaldo Blanco, Diane Dillon (illustrator) and Leo Dillon (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780803722989 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1998, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun

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