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A young girl imitates the movements of ten ballet dancers

Hardcover:

9780688103330 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, October 1, 1991, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A young girl imitates the movements of ten ballet dancers

Library:

9780688103347 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, October 1, 1991, cover price $13.88 | About this edition: A young girl imitates the movements of ten ballet dancers

A story for all youngsters who have had to take no for an answer follows the adventures of Milo the mole, who goes to the park by himself when his family refuses to take him.

School and Library:

9780671744779 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1992, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: When everyone refuses to take Milo the mole to the park, he goes by himself, leaving a trail for the others to follow.

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In a retelling of a Norwegian folktale, kindly Matilda's generosity toward a stranger brings her a magic butter churn that gives her family everything it needs, and brings her greedy uncle exactly what he deserves.
By Patrice Aggs (illustrator) and Vivian French

School and Library:

9781564021830 | Candlewick Pr, May 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the Norwegian folktale in which a magical churn repays a young girl's generosity and her mean uncle's greed

Little Tiger and Big Tiger meet some other animals on their way to the store, and although the store is closed, everyone is able to get what they need
By Andy Cooke (illustrator) and Vivian French

Paperback:

9781564022639 | Candlewick Pr, January 1, 1994, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Little Tiger and Big Tiger meet some other animals on their way to the store, and although the store is closed, everyone is able to get what they need

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A collection of two original fables and a retelling of an Eastern European folktale includes 'Under the Moon,' in which an old woman cleans the cobwebs from the sky, as well as 'The Apple Child' and a new version of 'Little Ivan.'
By Chris Fisher (illustrator) and Vivian French

School and Library:

9781564023308 | Candlewick Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In three stories, a little old woman cleans the cobwebs from the sky, Little Ivan is taken away by Old Mother Wolf, and a small green child is produced by a log of applewood

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When he and his friends play a game of hide-and-seek, Little Ghost gets his wish and learns how to fly.
By Vivian French and John Prater (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781564023940 | Candlewick Pr, July 1, 1994, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: When he and his friends play a game of hide-and-seek, Little Ghost gets his wish and learns how to fly.

A bored boy's world is suddenly populated by three house-building pigs, a girl wearing a red hood, and other familiar nursery characters

Paperback:

9780763608583 | Candlewick Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $3.99
9781564024565 | Candlewick Pr, February 1, 1995, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A bored boy's world is suddenly populated by three house-building pigs, a girl wearing a red hood, and other familiar nursery characters

School and Library:

9781564021779 | Candlewick Pr, May 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A bored boy's world is suddenly populated by three house-building pigs, a girl wearing a red hood, and other familiar nursery characters

Reinforced:

9780606079693 | Demco Media, February 1, 1995, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: A bored boy's world is suddenly populated by three house-building pigs, a girl wearing a red hood, and other familiar nursery characters

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When crafty Sly Fox catches the forest's beloved seamstress, Red Hen, he gets more than he bargained for as Red Hen uses her sewing skills to escape, fooling Sly Fox with a clever trick.
By Vivian French and Sally Hobson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689800108 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1995, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A kind and clever hen manages to outwit the sneaky fox that hopes to make her his next dinner.

Lulling her baby toad to sleep, a mother toad is advised by a sheep, duck, and nightingale that 'baaa,' 'quack,' and gentle lullabies are sure-fire successes, but the baby toad will only fall asleep to the sound of croaking.

Hardcover:

9781564026149, titled "A Song for Little Toad" | Candlewick Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Lulling her baby to sleep, a mother toad is advised by a sheep, duck, and nightingale that 'baaa,' 'quack,' and gentle lullabies are better, but the baby toad will only fall asleep to the sound of croaking

Paperback:

9780763603472, titled "A Song for Little Toad" | Reprint edition (Candlewick Pr, June 1, 1998), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Lulling her baby to sleep, a mother toad is advised by a sheep, duck, and nightingale that 'baaa,' 'quack,' and gentle lullabies are better, but the baby toad will only fall asleep to the sound of croaking

Prebinding:

9780613087834 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.15 | About this edition: Lulling her baby to sleep, a mother toad is advised by a sheep, duck, and nightingale that 'baaa,' 'quack,' and gentle lullabies are better, but the baby toad will only fall asleep to the sound of croaking

A retelling of the misadventures of Lazy Jack who can never do anything right, but people find his mishaps so funny that they employ him anyway

Hardcover:

9781564021304 | Candlewick Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the misadventures of Lazy Jack who can never do anything right, but people find his mishaps so funny that they employ him anyway

Paperback:

9780763601539 | Reprint edition (Candlewick Pr, June 1, 1997), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A retelling of the misadventures of Lazy Jack who can never do anything right, but people find his mishaps so funny that they employ him anyway

Prebinding:

9780613029032 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.40

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While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other than potatoes
By Alison Bartlett (illustrator) and Vivian French

Hardcover:

9780531094624, titled "Oliver's Vegetables" | Orchard Books, September 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other than potatoes

Paperback:

9780531071045, titled "Oliver's Vegetables" | Orchard Books, September 1, 1998, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other than potatoes

Prebinding:

9780613119382, titled "Oliver's Vegetables" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.25 | About this edition: While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other than potatoes

Helen, who does not know very much about spiders, is introduced to them by her cousins and finds them to be fascinating creatures
By Vivian French and Alison Wisenfeld (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780763600587 | Candlewick Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Helen, who does not know very much about spiders, is introduced to them by her cousins and finds them to be fascinating creatures

School and Library:

9781564025432 | Candlewick Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Helen, who does not know very much about spiders, is introduced to them by her cousins and finds them to be fascinating creatures

Reinforced:

9780606103046 | Demco Media, October 1, 1996, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: Helen, who does not know very much about spiders, is introduced to them by her cousins and finds them to be fascinating creatures

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While Mom and Dad do nothing but daydream at the picnic, the young boy keeps very active noticing all kinds of things going on around them

Paperback:

9780763601423 | Candlewick Pr, May 1, 1997, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: While Mom and Dad do nothing but daydream at the picnic, the young boy keeps very active noticing all kinds of things going on around them

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When her class presents the nativity play, Hannah shines like a star over the very special baby which she finds in the audience to play the part of Jesus.
By Vivian French and Anne Yvonne Gilbert (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780763611989 | Reprint edition (Candlewick Pr, October 1, 2000), cover price $3.99 | About this edition: When her class presents the nativity play, Hannah shines like a star over the very special baby which she finds in the audience to play the part of Jesus.

School and Library:

9780763603977 | Candlewick Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: When her class presents the nativity play, Hannah shines like a star over the very special baby which she finds in the audience to play the part of Jesus

Prebinding:

9780613299077 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $11.80 | About this edition: When her class presents the nativity play, Hannah shines like a star over the very special baby which she finds in the audience to play the part of Jesus.

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While her mother is busy, a toddler makes many different colored messes
By Alex Ayliffe (illustrator) and Vivian French

Hardcover:

9781561451258 | Peachtree Pub Ltd, September 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: While her mother is busy, a toddler makes many different colored messes

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Product Description: This is a re-telling of Aesop's classic moral tales - some well-known and some almost unknown. It is full of rhythm, rap and humour and supported by vibrant and subversive illustrations.

Hardcover:

9780241136201 | Penguin Uk, June 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is a re-telling of Aesop's classic moral tales - some well-known and some almost unknown.
9780670875245 | Viking Childrens Books, May 1, 1998, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: An original retelling of the classic children's moral tales is presented with inventive illustrations

Paperback:

9780140562460, titled "Aesops Funky Fables" | Penguin Uk, June 1, 1999, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Presents an illustrated original retelling of the classic children's moral tales

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Product Description: Yes--again Anna! Here's another in the ongoing series of children's books--illustrated and designed by one of the world's top cut-paper artists--about this irrepressible little girl. Silly Anna! She's always creating some form of mischief, even when she's trying to do the right thing...read more
By Alex Ayliffe (illustrator) and Vivian French

Paperback:

9781862330771, titled "Not Again, Anna!" | Sterling Pub Co Inc, August 1, 1999, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Yes--again Anna!

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A wacky band of birds led by a persistent penguin and tenacious dodo embark on a rollicking adventure through various time periods and cultures to discover the origin and development of writing.
By Ross Collins (illustrator) and Vivian French

Hardcover:

9781840890259 | Kingfisher, September 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A wacky band of birds led by a persistent penguin and tenacious dodo embark on a rollicking adventure through various time periods and cultures to discover the origin and development of writing.

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Remembering his experiences helping Grandpa pick fruit in the country, Oliver insists that only fresh fruit grace his dinner table, although he refuses to eat it until a funny thing happens. By the author of Oliver's Vegetables.

Hardcover:

9780531300879 | Orchard Books, September 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Although he loves to help Grandpa pick fresh fruit, Oliver will not eat any until one day Mom prepares something very special in a big glass bowl

'Little Grey' whale, along with his mother, must embark on an arduous journey from the warm waters of Baja to the Arctic, in an exciting and fascinating story accompanied by vivid full-color illustrations and a map detailing the whales' migratory route.
By Lisa Flather (illustrator) and Vivian French

Hardcover:

9781840890228 | Kingfisher, September 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Little Gray the whale is born, learns to swim and dive in the ocean, and accompanies his mother on the migration from Baja California to the Arctic feeding grounds

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Of all the plants in the royal garden, only the thistle knows why the king and queen do not smile, so she gives them their heart's desire--a baby wrapped in scarlet silk--but instead of blossoming, the young princess begins to wilt under the king and queen's overprotective love.
By Vivian French and Elizabeth Harbour (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780763603076 | Candlewick Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A king and queen are so happy with the child created for them by the flowers in their royal garden, that they become overly protective of her and shut out all the other children in their kingdom

Tiger says 'No!' to everything his mother wants him to do, but then finds out that having a temper tantrum will not get him what he wants
By Rebecca Elgar (illustrator) and Vivian French

Hardcover:

9780753451977 | Kingfisher, April 30, 1999, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Tiger says 'No!

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Toddlers are invited to pull the tabs to help Jack rub on his sunscreen and put on his cool shades before going out to build a sandcastle, in an interactive addition to the Jack series.

Hardcover:

9780753452097 | Ltf edition (Kingfisher, April 30, 1999), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Jack the dog loves to play in the sunshine, so toddlers are invited to lift the flaps and pull the tabs on every page to help Jack rub on his susnscreen and put on his sunglasses before going out to build a sandcastle

Jack loves to splash in the rain, so toddlers are invited to pull and push the tabs on every page to help Jack move his rubber boots in and out of puddles and swing his umbrella up and down.

Hardcover:

9780753452080 | Kingfisher, April 30, 1999, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Jack the dog loves to splash in the rain, so toddlers are invited to lift the flaps and pull the tabs on every page to help Jack move his rubber boots in and out of puddles and swing his umbrella up and down.

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