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Kids Review: Pug & Pig and Friends (Sue Lowell Gallion)

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About This Book: The stars of the celebrated Pug Meets Pig and Pug & Pig Trick-or-Treat are back in this funny and timely tale about learning to get along. Pug and Pig and their friends Robin and Squirrel love digging in the garden and zooming around the backyard together. But there’s...
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Kids Review: Only My Dog Knows I Pick My Nose (Lauren Tarshis)

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About This Book: A hilarious and tender picture book perfect for fans of No, David that insightfully explores the inner world of a child. The picture book debut from the New York Times bestselling author of I Survived, Lauren Tarshis! To the outside world, it might look like you do everything...
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Kids Review: Stick Dog Comes to Town (Stick Dog #12) (Tom Watson)

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About This Book: Perfect for fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the previous Stick Dog books, Tom Watson’s hilarious series continues with Stick Dog and his pals after something even more exciting than food: Santa Claus! Weird things are happening in Stick Dog’s snow-covered neighborhood. Strangely shaped...
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Kids Review: Woodland Dance! (Sandra Boynton)

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About This Book: The moose plays the cello. The deer, violin. And it’s ONE-two-three, ONE-two-three, time to begin! Destined to be a read-aloud favorite, Woodland Dance is a mystical, waltzing story from beloved author and illustrator Sandra Boynton, and a magical book to share with a magical child. Woodland animals heed...
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Kids Review: The Underdogs #1 (Tracey West)

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About This Book: From the writer of the bestselling Dragon Masters series and the illustrator of the bestselling Diary of a Pug series comes a high-energy, illustrated chapter book series about four dogs who learn that being yourself is much more fun than being Best in Show. Welcome to the town...
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Kids Review: Reach for the Stars (Together Time Books) (Carolina Búzio)

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About This Book: Discover Together Time Books: interactive, adorable cloth books for little ones that celebrate the joy of reading and time spent together! Includes crinkle pages, rubber teether, soft silky ribbon, felt, and even a velcro strap for strollers and high chairs! Reach for the stars, So high above. You're...
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Kids Review: Life is Better with Friends (Micol Ostow)

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About This Book: Friends fans of all ages will love this all-new picture book with adorable art, based on the blockbuster TV show! For when it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year . . . your friends will be there for you! Rediscover many of...
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Kids Review: Count to LOVE! (A Bright Brown Baby Board Book) (Andrea Davis Pinkney)

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About This Book: Cuddle up with your little one and get ready to count to L-O-V-E, in this precious board book from New York Times bestselling and award-winning duo Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney! Count to love on fingers and toes. 1-2-3-4, touch your nose! Snuggle up with your little...
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Kids Review: Hi-Five Farm! (Ross Burach)

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About This Book: Ready, set, off we go! Let's start with a hi-five HELLO! For toddlers and preschoolers, what's the most fun way to greet anyone they meet? A handshake? Too formal. A hug? Too scary. The answer is a hi-five, of course! Even in this time of social distancing, little...
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Kids Review: Game of Scones (Bad Food #1)(Eric Luper)

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About This Book: An all-new original series featuring the art of viral sensation Joe Whale, AKA the Doodle Boy, and fan-favorite Eric Luper! Somewhere deep within the walk-in pantry at Belching Walrus Elementary lives an array of different foods that live in harmony. There are baskets of fruits and veggies, a...
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