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Oliver Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative boy goes down the drain on fantastic adventure.
By Judith Rossell
(2012)
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Harold and the Purple Crayon Book Poster Image
age 3+
Imagination reigns in timeless classic about drawing boy.
By Crockett Johnson
(1955)
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The Dark Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Clever story of a boy who conquers his fear of the dark.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
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Ladybug Girl and Bingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
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Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present Book Poster Image
age 3+
Teensy girl gets jumbo presents in charming Christmas story.
By Harriet Muncaster
(2016)
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A Big Mooncake for Little Star Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl sneaks nibbles, mooncake wanes in cozy bedtime charmer.
By Grace Lin
(2018)
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Book Fiesta! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Beautiful bilingual book may inspire adventures in reading.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
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Miss Maple's Seeds Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lyrical fantasy celebrates the magic of seeds and seasons.
By Eliza Wheeler
(2013)
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The Heavens Rise Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
By Christopher Rice
(2013)
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Tea Rex Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Dinosaur learns tea party manners in clever, funny story.
By Molly Idle
(2013)
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The Numberlys Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative tale of inventing alphabet fosters creativity.
By William Joyce
(2014)
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Uni the Unicorn Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Unicorn believes in little girls in cute misfit tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2014)
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A Bean, a Stalk and a Boy Named Jack Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
By William Joyce
(2014)
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Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat plays Tooth Fairy in bid to meet her in funny romp.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
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Leo: A Ghost Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
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The Nonsense Show Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bright, silly scenes of world turned upside down.
By Eric Carle
(2015)
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Goldfish Ghost Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lonely ghost fish finds a friend in charming seaside tale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2017)
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