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PICTURE THIS: MAMA IN THE MOON

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Crown Books for Young Readers

George Takei 'Lost Freedom' some 80 years ago – now he's written that story for kids

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Illustrations © 2024 by Erin Kraan

'Buffalo Fluffalo' has had enuffalo in this kids' bookalo

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Illustrations © 2023 by Anait Semirdzhyan

Mop-mop-swoosh-plop it's rug-washing day in 'Bábo'

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Illustrations Copyright © 2023 by Jon Klassen

Inquiring minds want to know: 'How Does Santa Go Down the Chimney?'

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Illustrations © Axel Scheffler

Beware! 'The Baddies' are here to scare your kids — and make them laugh

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In The Enchanted Symphony, a young boy named Piccolino harnesses the power of art, nature and community. Illustrations © 2023 Elly MacKay hide caption

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Illustrations © 2023 Elly MacKay

A concert audience of houseplants? A new kids' book tells the surprisingly true tale

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Art © 2023 David Álvarez

Rabbit and Opossum come to life in 'Ancient Night' — a new twist on an old legend

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Reprinted from EMILE AND THE FIELD. Copyright © 2022 by Kevin Young. Illustrations copyright © 2022 by Chioma Ebinama Make Me a World, an imprint of Random House Children's Books hide caption

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A little boy falls in love with nature in 'Emile and the Field'

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Illustrations © 2023 Abhi Alwar

Hop in the minivan: 'Summer Is for Cousins' invites you on a family vacation

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Art from The Story of the Saxophone, text by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustration by James E. Ransome Holiday House Publishing, Inc. hide caption

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Holiday House Publishing, Inc.

Trumpet was too loud, clarinet was too soft — here's 'The Story of the Saxophone'

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Illustrations © Lane Smith

After 30+ years, 'The Stinky Cheese Man' is aging well

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Molly Idle and Juana Martinez-Neal / Holiday House Publishing, Inc.

'I Don't Care' is a book about what matters in friendship, illustrated by best friends

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Jessica Love / Cameron + Company

Kids want to know: 'Will It Be Okay?' — this book answers that question

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Ron Barrett

The forecast: Still tasty (and terrifying) in 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs'

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Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

40 years after she took the stage, 'Angelina Ballerina' is still dancing

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Illustrations copyright © 2022 by Qin Leng

A kids' story unfolds without words in 'A Day For Sandcastles'

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Beach Lane Books

Behold! 'The Great Zapfino' takes a big leap to overcome his fears

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Scholastic/Kaepernick Publishing

Colin Kaepernick says 'I Color Myself Different' in his first children's book

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Daniel Minter/ Alfred. A Knopf Books for Young Readers

A kids' book travels through history to ask: Where does 'Blue' come from?

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Cinco Puntos Press / Lee & Low Books

Grandma's garden of magical rocks is 'Where Wonder Grows'

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HarperCollins Children's Books/Balzer + Bray

WaaaAAH! Rraak! 'Everybody in the Red Brick Building' is awake!

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