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Upcoming Books
If upcoming books are ordered along with in stock items,
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Miss Jaster's Garden
by N.M. Bodecker

After getting caught in Miss Jaster's spring planting, Hedgie the hedgehog discovers he has become a four-legged, walking flower garden.

A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book

ISBN: 9781930900912, Hardcover. Ages 3-8. $18.95.
Spring 2017




"Hi, Pizza Man!"
by Virginia Walter
illustrated by Ponder Goembel

It all begins with a simple question posed by a patient mother when her impatient toddler shouts, 'I'm hungry!' 'What will you say when the doorbell rings and we open the door?' asks Mom. 'Hi, Pizza Man!' replies the thoughtful child. . . .(But) what if it's a pizza woman?. . . a pizza kitty?. . . a pizza duck?. . . The book has a wonderfully satisfying roundness that comes full circle when the doorbell finally rings.
The Horn Book.

ISBN: 9781930900943, Hardcover, Ages 2-6 . $18.95.
Summer 2017




Goose
by Molly Bang

The story of a little goose who had to leave home to find out what no one could teach her. Adopted by woodchucks at birth, goose never feels she truly belongs ... until the day she discovers she can fly.

Written in 1996, Goose was named a best book of the year by both School Library Journal and Horn Book. In 2015 it won the Phoenix Picture Book Award from the Children's Literature Association.

ISBN: 9781930900950, Hardcover, Ages 2-6 . $14.95.
Fall 2017





Little Britches
Father and I Were Ranchers
by Ralph Moody

Ralph was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes, the pleasures and perils of ranching in the early twentieth century are experienced... auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes and wind storms all give authentic color to Little Britches. So do wonderfully told adventures, which equip Ralph to take his father's place when it becomes necessary.

ISBN: 9781930900967, Hardcover, Ages 8+
Fall 2017




Gus and the Baby Ghost
by Jane Thayer
illustrated by Seymour Fleishman

Gus, the ghost, and Mr. Frizzle, the museum keeper, have a difference of opinion about the baby ghost abandoned on the museum doorstep.

ISBN: 9781930900936, Hardcover, Ages 3-8 . $16.95.
Fall 2017


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