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In order to find healing algae for the ailing bumpy-backed fish, Rainbow Fish volunteers to brave the dreaded Sea Monsters' Cave.

Hardcover:

9780735815377 | Italian edition edition (North South Books, September 1, 2001), cover price $18.88 | About this edition: In order to find healing algae for the ailing bumpy-backed fish, Rainbow Fish volunteers to brave the dreaded Sea Monsters' Cave.

Paperback:

9783314017339 | North South Books, February 1, 2015, cover price $9.95 | also contains Rainbow Fish and the Sea Monsters' Cave

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Product Description: A Spanish board book edition of a popular modern classic follows the tale of a beautiful iridescent fish, who suffers a life of loneliness until he decides to share his glittering scales with a catch of new friends.

Paperback:

9780735841970 | Italian edition edition (North South Books, January 1, 2015), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A Spanish board book edition of a popular modern classic follows the tale of a beautiful iridescent fish, who suffers a life of loneliness until he decides to share his glittering scales with a catch of new friends.

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Product Description: Whose foot is this? An intriguing close-up of an animal's foot piques curiosity that is satisfiedon the following page with a stunning full-size photo of the animal itself and a brief descriptionof how the foot is used.

School and Library:

9780823428571 | Holiday House, August 1, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Whose foot is this?

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When man interferes with the reindeer's migration path by building a high, long fence, Lars the Little Polar Bear comes to their aid with the help of a muskoxen's brawn.

Hardcover:

9780735820296 | North South Books, December 13, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When man interferes with the reindeer's migration path by building a high, long fence, Lars the Little Polar Bear comes to their aid with the help of a muskoxen's brawn.

Paperback:

9780735840935, titled "Lars and the Reindeer" | Reprint edition (North South Books, November 1, 2012), cover price $7.95 | also contains The Little Polar Bear And the Reindeer

Library:

9780735820302, titled "Little Polar Bear And the Reindeer" | North South Books, February 1, 2006, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: When man interferes with the reindeer's migration path by building a high, long fence, Lars the Little Polar Bear comes to their aid with the help of a muskoxen's brawn.

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Product Description: While struggling to decipher the dreams that leave him exhausted, James Winter falls asleep in the desert and awakens to find Spring Rain, an Indian girl whose tribe disappeared hundreds of years ago

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9781442474833 | Atheneum, August 28, 2012, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: While struggling to decipher the dreams that leave him exhausted, James Winter falls asleep in the desert and awakens to find Spring Rain, an Indian girl whose tribe disappeared hundreds of years ago

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Product Description: One quiet day at the North Pole, Lars, the Little Polar Bear, hears a cry coming from a deep hole in the ice. It‘s Hugo, a scared little hare, who is trapped and needs to be rescued. The two fast become friends, but Lars teases Hugo for being timid, and Hugo wishes Lars would be just a little more careful! Then Lars lands himself in trouble, and Hugo has to show just how brave he can be in an emergency...read more

Paperback:

9780735840775 | Reprint edition (North South Books, June 1, 2012), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: One quiet day at the North Pole, Lars, the Little Polar Bear, hears a cry coming from a deep hole in the ice.

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Product Description: Three bestselling Rainbow Fish titles in board book formats!  Packaged in a sturdy little suitcase with a handle to take wherever you go.  This adorable little box contains board book adaptations of The Rainbow Fish, Rainbow Fish to the Rescue, and Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea...read more

Hardcover:

9780735840232 | Box brdbk edition (North South Books, October 28, 2011), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Three bestselling Rainbow Fish titles in board book formats!

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Product Description: Take these rough and tumble tiny books wherever you go! Tuff Books are tear-resistant, easy to clean, and completely safety tested and approved for tiny tuff readers!Tuff Books are sweet adaptations of picture book favorites and original stories perfect for toddlers.
By J. Alison James (trans), Susan Pearson (adapted by) and Marcus Pfister

Hardcover:

9780735840164 | North South Books, April 1, 2011, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Take these rough and tumble tiny books wherever you go!

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Product Description:   This is not a fairy tale in the usual sense. There are no princesses, no golden eggs, no happy endings. A brooding portrait of a solitary postapocalyptic existence, The Fairy Tale of the World is nonetheless compelling.            The story was originally conceived by a brilliant young German writer, Georg Büchner, who died tragically at the age of twenty-three...read more
By Jurg Amman, Kathi Bhend (illustrator) and J. Alison James (trans)

Hardcover:

9780735823167 | North South Books, November 1, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition:   This is not a fairy tale in the usual sense.

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Product Description: There was once a young girl whose only possessions were the clothes on her back and a piece of bread some kind soul had given to her. But even these few things meant much to others less fortunate than herself, and in selfless love, the girl gave the little she had away...read more
By Wilhelm Grimm, J. Alison James (trans) and Bernadette Watts (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780735823303 | North South Books, October 1, 2010, cover price $16.95 | also contains The Star Child | About this edition: There was once a young girl whose only possessions were the clothes on her back and a piece of bread some kind soul had given to her.

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Product Description: There was once a young girl whose only possessions were the clothes on her back and a piece of bread some kind soul had given to her. But even these few things meant much to others less fortunate than herself, and in selfless love, the girl gave the little she had away...read more

Hardcover:

9780735823303 | North South Books, October 1, 2010, cover price $16.95 | also contains The Star Child | About this edition: There was once a young girl whose only possessions were the clothes on her back and a piece of bread some kind soul had given to her.

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Product Description: Badger got up one morning feeling very grumpy. ""Humph!"" Badger said to himself. What was the point of being in a bad mood if nobody noticed? he thought. So Badger headed out, slamming the door behind him. Badger spreads his bad mood far and wide, greeting all his friends with angry, rude remarks that put them in bad moods, too...read more
By Amelie Jackowski (illustrator) and Moritz Petz

Hardcover:

9780735822122 | Brdbk rep edition (North South Books, October 1, 2008), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Badger got up one morning feeling very grumpy.
9780735818880, titled "The Bad Mood!" | North South Books, August 30, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Badger wakes up in a bad mood, and on his morning walk manages to spread it to most of his friends through rudeness.

Paperback:

9780735820357, titled "The Bad Mood!" | Reprint edition (North South Books, February 28, 2006), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Badger wakes up in a bad mood, and on his morning walk manages to spread it to most of his friends through rudeness.

Library:

9780735818897 | North South Books, August 30, 2004, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: Badger wakes up in a bad mood, and on his morning walk manages to spread it to most of his friends through rudeness.

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When Simi and Siri, two snow leopard cubs, are separated during an avalanche, Siri will stop at nothing to find her brother, who is trapped by the snow, in this wonderful story of determination and courage.
By Ivan Gantschev (illustrator), J. Alison James (trans) and Nicole Poppenhager

Hardcover:

9780735820876 | North South Books, October 6, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Siri and Simi, snow leopard cubs, are separated by an avalanche, the siblings continue to search for each other, even when the odds are against them.

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While visiting the local zoo, little Charlie the duck delights in describing and mimicking the animals he sees throughout his tour, complete with die-cuts on every full-color spread and accessible information on the various animals' eating habits, normal habitats, and more.

Hardcover:

9780735821446 | Ina edition (North South Books, September 30, 2007), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: As a curious duckling visits the zoo for the first time, the reader is asked to identify various zoo animals in the illustrations.

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The day before Easter, when two of his friends warn him that a masked bandit is looking for him, Easter Bunny reluctantly agrees to let them hide the eggs while he hides himself, but their help only creates more work.
By J. Alison James (trans), Kristinah Kadmon (illustrator) and Udo Weigelt

Hardcover:

9780735820548 | North South Books, February 7, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The day before Easter, when two of his friends warn him that a masked bandit is looking for him, Easter Bunny reluctantly agrees to let them hide the eggs while he hides himself, but their help only creates more work.

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When Rainbow Fish gets lost in an undersea storm and loses his way, he makes some new friends who help him find his way home where he is reunited with his sparkling school of fish.

Hardcover:

9780735820845 | North South Books, September 6, 2006, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: When Rainbow Fish gets lost and separated from his family and friends during an undersea storm, he makes new friends that help him find his way home.

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When Rainbow Fish gets lost in an undersea storm and loses his way, he makes some new friends who help him find his way home where he is reunited with his sparkling school of fish.

Library:

9780735820852 | North South Books, September 6, 2006, cover price $18.88 | About this edition: When Rainbow Fish gets lost and separated from his family and friends during an undersea storm, he makes new friends that help him find his way home.

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When spring arrives, Anna must overcome many challenges to finally ride her beloved horse Prince, in this exhilarating picture book by the illustrator of Runaway Pony.
By Ulrike Heyne (illustrator), J. Alison James (trans) and Krista Ruepp

Hardcover:

9780735820814 | North South Books, August 6, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: With help from her father and a friend, Anna helps her beloved horse learn to carry a rider.

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Young readers are given much to ponder in this fascinating book that asks such questions as 'Why do bears hibernate?' and 'Why do snails carry their houses on their backs?'
By J. Alison James (trans), Manuela Olten (illustrator) and Brigitte Raab

Hardcover:

9780735820708 | North South Books, May 1, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Young readers are given much to ponder in this fascinating book that asks such questions as 'Why do bears hibernate?

Two mole brothers cannot agree on what to do--one wants to dig holes, and one wants to make a hill, so they go their separate ways to do their own thing, which turns out to be exactly the same thing!

Hardcover:

9780735820647 | Italian edition edition (North South Books, May 1, 2006), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Two young mole brothers fight over whether they should build a hill or dig a hole, but when each works on his own project, they get surprising results.

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Details the tragic story of Cho-Cho-San, a beautiful and delicate Japanese geisha, who, after marrying an American Navy Lieutenant, is destroyed by her husband's betrayal when he returns, after leaving her for three years, with his new American wife.

School and Library:

9781933327044 | Purple Bear Books, November 9, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Details the tragic story of Cho-Cho-San, a Japanese geisha, who, after marrying an American Navy Lieutenant, is destroyed by her husband's betrayal when he returns, after leaving her for three years, with his new American wife.

Library:

9781933327082 | Purple Bear Books, November 9, 2005, cover price $16.85 | About this edition: Details the tragic story of Cho-Cho-San, a Japanese geisha, who, after marrying an American Navy Lieutenant, is destroyed by her husband's betrayal when he returns, after leaving her for three years, with his new American wife.

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When Little Mouse is old enough to go out into the world and find a home of her own, she finds a real house full of danger, as well as a picture of a house, that she turns into the perfect house for her.

Hardcover:

9780735820173 | North South Books, September 1, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A mouse leaves home to find a house of her own, and is helped by an illustrator who needs a mouse for a model.

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Unable to celebrate Christmas because he must sleep through the winter, Baby Bear is overjoyed when all of his woodland friends make his holiday dreams come true!
By J. Alison James (trans), Cristina Kadmon (illustrator) and Udo Weigelt

Library:

9780735818521 | North South Books, October 30, 2004, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: A little bear, knowing that he must sleep through Christmas, learns all he can about that special day from the other forest creatures in the hope that he can at least dream about it.

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As the Hempels clean up their messy house in search of a whisk to make a cake, the reader is invited to participate in deciding where various objects belong.

Hardcover:

9780735819092 | North South Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: As the Hempels clean up their messy house in search of a whisk to make a cake, the reader is invited to participate in deciding where various objects belong.

Library:

9780735819108 | North South Books, May 1, 2004, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: As the Hempels clean up their messy house in search of a whisk to make a cake, the reader is invited to participate in deciding where various objects belong.

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Product Description: Grandpa tries to get Bear and his friend Fox to settle down and go to bed by giving Bear a good-night kiss. "Yuck!" say the two boys. "How will that help us get to sleep?" "This is no ordinary good-night kiss," says Grandpa. "It's a wandering kiss...read more
By J. Alison James (trans), Wahed Khakdan (illustrator) and Astrid Mola

Hardcover:

9781593840464 | Parklane Pub, April 1, 2004, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Grandpa tries to get Bear and his friend Fox to settle down and go to bed by giving Bear a good-night kiss.

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