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Product Description: Spring, summer, autumn, and winter: bath time is all year round! In this follow-up to Time for a Hug—now available in a sturdy board edition—little bunny goes through the year splashing in puddles, rolling in grass and dirt, dripping a banana split, doing art projects, and more...read more
By Phillis Gershator and David Walker (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781454920694 | Board book edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 18, 2016), cover price $6.95 | also contains Time for a Bath | About this edition: Spring, summer, autumn, and winter: bath time is all year round!
9781454910329 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 7, 2014, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Winter, spring, summer, and fall: In every season kids get dirty, so in every season kids need a bath!

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Product Description: In this adorable, rhyming picture book, a little bunny spends a fun-filled day playing, eating, and, of course, getting dirty. Now it's time for a bath!

Hardcover:

9788484705291 | Corimbo, April 30, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: In this adorable, rhyming picture book, a little bunny spends a fun-filled day playing, eating, and, of course, getting dirty.

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Product Description: When is it time for a hug? Anytime! From the moment Little Bunny wakes up in the morning until the moon comes out and the stars shine, every hour includes a warm hug from Big Bunny. This sweetly illustrated board book—and the fuzzy, adorable, cuddly, bunny blankie that comes with it—reminds little ones there there’s plenty of love to go around for them, too!...read more

Hardcover:

9781454917304 | Box brdbk/ edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, November 24, 2015), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When is it time for a hug?

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Product Description: It's summer, and a little girl is excited to move into an old country house with a cranberry bog, bullfrog creek, and farm animals that live down the road. But when fall comes, it's time to pack up and move again—all the way across the country to a new house in a new place with new friends and new adventures...read more

Paperback:

9781477810712 | Reprint edition (Amazon Childrens Pub, June 3, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: It's summer, and a little girl is excited to move into an old country house with a cranberry bog, bullfrog creek, and farm animals that live down the road.

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Product Description: Abuelita takes her granddaughter to the zoo. They have fun counting the animals and other things that they see. Uno, dos squirrels running! Tres bears standing! Cuatro seals splashing! Children will enjoy learning how to count in English and Spanish...read more
By Santiago Cohen (illustrator) and Phillis Gershator

Paperback:

9781477847992 | Reprint edition (Amazon Childrens Pub, June 3, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Abuelita takes her granddaughter to the zoo.

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Product Description: A modern-day fable finds the incorrigibly lazy Sambalena showing off and getting his head stuck inside a pot with no solution in sight, and his dilemma makes him wish he had stuck to his chores.

Paperback:

9781442434103 | Simon & Schuster, May 17, 2011, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A modern-day fable finds the incorrigibly lazy Sambalena showing off and getting his head stuck inside a pot with no solution in sight, and his dilemma makes him wish he had stuck to his chores.

A modern-day fable finds the incorrigibly lazy Sambalena showing off and getting his head stuck inside a pot with no solution in sight, and his dilemma makes him wish he had stuck to his chores.
By Phillis Gershator and Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689803147 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1995, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A lazy boy gets his head stuck in a pot, and only with the wise advice of his grandmother does he get it out

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Product Description: Phillis Gershator's rhythmic verse and Alison Jay's intricate images come together beautifully to celebrate the sounds of the seasons, from summer to autumn, and winter to spring.

Hardcover:

9781846862014 | Board book edition (Barefoot Books, September 1, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Phillis Gershator's rhythmic verse and Alison Jay's intricate images come together beautifully to celebrate the sounds of the seasons, from summer to autumn, and winter to spring.

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Make room and get ready because the day the babies are given away has finally arrived in this colorful celebration of babies with sing-song text and bright illustrations. 15,000 first printing.
By Phillis Gershator (adapted by) and Marjorie Priceman (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780618497461 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 2007, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Presents an expanded version of a folk song in which babies are given away as premiums with the purchase of different items each day of the week.

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Despite criticism for his lack of 'accomplishments,' Takiboki finds contentment sweeping flower blossoms and raking the sand and gravel in the monks' temple garden, in a title based on Zen philosophy that includes a note on the art and beauty of Japanese gardens.

School and Library:

9780374370077 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 20, 2007, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Despite criticism for his lack of 'accomplishments,' Takiboki finds contentment sweeping flower blossoms and raking the sand and gravel in the monks' temple garden, in a text with a note on the art and beauty of Japanese gardens.

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With school over, the lazy days of summer are upon the four special friends who happily take part in all the season's fun-filled traditions, from catching fireflies and watching the stars to seeing a baseball game and drinking a cool lemonade under the hot afternoon sun.

School and Library:

9780805074444 | Henry Holt & Co, May 30, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents a celebration of summer from a child's perspective.

Preferring to dream away the days on his Caribbean island, little Junjun tries saying magic words to get the chores done.

Reinforced:

9780606336680 | Demco Media, May 15, 2005, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Preferring to dream away the days on his Caribbean island, little Junjun tries saying magic words to get the chores done.

Preferring to dream away the days on his Caribbean island, little Junjun tries saying magic words to get the chores done.
By Phillis Gershator and Holly Meade (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781932065947 | Star Bright Books, May 15, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Preferring to dream away the days on his Caribbean island, little Junjun tries saying magic words to get the chores done.
9780316304702 | Little Brown & Co, April 1, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Preferring to dream away the days on his Caribbean island, little Junjun tries saying magic words to get the chores done

Paperback:

9781932065954 | Star Bright Books, May 15, 2005, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Preferring to dream away the days on his Caribbean island, little Junjun tries saying magic words to get the chores done.

In a retelling of the Stone Soup fable set in the West Indies, an old woman claims to have found a magic shell that can make kallaloo, a popular Caribbean soup.

School and Library:

9780761451105 | Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, March 31, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In this retelling of 'Stone Soup' set in the West Indies, an old woman claims to have found a magic shell that can make kallaloo, a popular Caribbean soup.

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Retells five tales from the Talmud and three tales from the Midrash, presenting moral lessons featuring Roman emperors, flying rabbis, cows that keep the Sabbath, and fish that swallow hats.

Hardcover:

9780827607552 | Jewish Pubn Society, August 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Retells five tales from the Talmud and three tales from the Midrash, presenting moral lessons featuring Roman emperors, flying rabbis, cows that keep the Sabbath, and fish that swallow hats.

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A collection of nursery rhymes from traditional songs of Africa, Spain, and the Caribbean provide preschoolers with a simple tale designed to reassure children's fears when their parents have to leave them with a caregiver for the day. 20,000 first printing.
By Phillis Gershator and Melisande Potter (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780805071993 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, April 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A babysitter sings a rhyming song to reassure the child.

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A series of animal characters, from a mouse to a bear, tells young readers what they do and where they go when it begins to snow, each taking cover in their special homes, except for one. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780805067651 | 2 reprint edition (Square Fish, October 1, 2001), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Various animals tell what they do and where they go when it starts to snow.

School and Library:

9780805054040 | Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1998, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Various animals tell what they do and where they go when it starts to snow

Prebinding:

9780613514255 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Various animals tell what they do and where they go when it starts to snow.

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When the youngest rooster on the hill decides it is his duty to bring up the moon by crowing loudly each night, the people living nearby dream of rooster soup. By the illustrator of One Bean.

School and Library:

9780761450924 | Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, September 1, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When the youngest rooster on the hill decides it is his duty to bring up the moon by crowing loudly each night, the people living nearby dream of rooster soup.

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Unwilling to part with any portion of his wealth, Dada Sagbo, the first king of Dahomey, directs Yo to find him a bride with nothing more than a cowry shell for a dowry, but the clever young man finds he is not the only one who can make a good bargain. Jr Lib Guild.
By Phillis Gershator and David Soman (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780531332887 | Orchard Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A clever young fellow persuades an equally clever chief's daughter to marry the king of Dahomey, and both the young man and future queen prosper in the bargain.
9780531302880 | Orchard Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A clever young fellow persuades an equally clever chief's daughter to marry the king of Dahomey, and both the young man and future queen prosper in the bargain.

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On an island in the West Indies, a big, strong woman with a booming voice meets a weak, nearly deaf man, they fall in love, and they expect a baby and a hurricane at the same time.

Hardcover:

9780761450443 | Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, September 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: On an island in the West Indies, a big, strong woman with a booming voice meets a weak, nearly deaf man, they fall in love and expect a baby and a hurricane at the same time

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When Mosquito tries to marry Ear, she is rudely refused and sets off to marry another part of the body, but no one will have her, and in the end, she turns to biting to show them she simply will not go away.

School and Library:

9780531095232 | Orchard Books, September 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Ear, Leg, and Arm refuse to marry Mosquito, she shows them that she is not to be ignored

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Mamita explains how bread is created in a song sung in both English and Spanish

Paperback:

9780805057980 | 1 edition (Square Fish, April 15, 1998), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Mamita explains how bread is created in a song sung in both English and Spanish

School and Library:

9780805031737 | Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1995, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Mamita explains how bread is created in a song sung in both English and Spanish

Reinforced:

9780606132251 | Demco Media, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.80 | About this edition: Mamita explains how bread is created in a song sung in both English and Spanish

Prebinding:

9780613073967 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Mamita explains how bread is created in a song sung in both English and Spanish

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A rhythmic text follows two Caribbean children through their day as they greet everyone and everything during their morning meal, their walk to and from school, family supper, and bedtime.

Hardcover:

9780789424822 | Dk Ink, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Throughout the day, children greet the sun, the breeze, their breakfasts, their school, and all the other large and small sights which they encounter

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A mother bird tries to keep track of her three baby birds as they run around trying to fly

Hardcover:

9780916291792 | Kane Miller Book Pub, March 1, 1998, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A mother bird tries to keep track of her three baby birds as they run around trying to fly

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One day when the coconuts, dogs, frogs, fish, and bananas talk to him, Turo goes to ask wise old Papa Tata Wanga for advice

Hardcover:

9780761450023 | Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, August 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: One day when the coconuts, dogs, frogs, fish, and bananas talk to him, Turo goes to ask wise old Papa Tata Wanga for advice

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