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9780385754057 WHO? (Hard Cover) LEO LIONNI RANDOM HOUSE S$7.90

9780007323937 WHAT? (Hard Cover) LEO LIONNI RANDOM HOUSE S$7.90

9780385754088 WHEN? (Hard Cover) LEO LIONNI RANDOM HOUSE S$7.90

9780385754071 WHERE? (Hard Cover) LEO LIONNI RANDOM HOUSE S$7.90

From squirrels to turtles to prickly porcupines, Leo Lionni's signature illustration style and a toddler-friendly text ask a simple question: Who is the animal on each page? One of four board books that celebrates the art and imagination of Leo Lionni, this book is a perfect introduction to identifying animals for busy toddlers, as well as a wonderful stepping stone into the world of one of our best-loved children's book creators.

From a ringing telephone to a pair of eyeglasses to a wedge of cheese, Leo Lionni's signature illustration style and a toddler-friendly text ask a simple question: What is the object on this page? One of four board books that celebrates the art and imagination of Leo Lionni, this is a perfect introduction to an early learning concept for busy toddlers, as well as a wonderful stepping stone into the world of one of our bestloved children's book creators.

From sunup to sundown, winter through fall, Leo Lionni's signature illustration style and a toddler-friendly text ask a simple question: When is time of day/season? One of four board books that celebrates the art and imagination of Leo Lionni, this book is a perfect introduction to the concepts of time and seasons for busy toddlers, as well as a wonderful stepping stone into the world of one of our best-loved children's book creators.

From high up in a tree, to inside a shoe and outside of a mouse hole, Leo Lionni's signature illustration style and a toddler-friendly text ask a simple question: Where is the smouse on each page? One of four board books that celebrates the art and imagination of Leo Lionni, this book is a perfect introduction to an early learning concept for busy toddlers, as well as a wonderful stepping stone into the world of one of our best-loved children's book creators.

9781472341549 DISNEY SOFIA THE FIRST (Hard Cover) PARRAGON S$6.90

9781472342638 DISNEY MMCH (Hard Cover) PARRAGON S$6.90

It’s time to discover… Sofia’s new family and friends! Enter Enchancia to find out more about them.

It’s time to discover… the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse! Join Mickey and friends to see where they live and play.

9780449814833 PEEKABOO, ELMO (Hard Cover) CONSTANCE ALLEN RANDOM HOUSE S$6.90 Baby Elmo and his friends play peekaboo all around Sesame Street. Toddlers will giggle their way through this sturdy board book as they figure out where Elmo, Grover, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and the others are hiding. And they'll be inspired to play peekaboo, too!

9780385375160 DR SEUSS ABC: BIG BRIGHT & EARLY BOARD BOOK (Hard Back) DR SEUSS S$9.90 From Aunt Annie's Alligator to Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz, this sturdy board book version of Dr. Seuss's ABC is now available in a bigger trim size. With Dr. Seuss as your guide, learning the alphabet is as fun and as funny as the feather on a Fiffer-feffer-feff!


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9780385375153 WOULD YOU RATHER BE A BULLFROG? (Hard Back) DR SEUSS S$9.90

9789674151706 MAXILLA (Soft Cover) LIANNE ONG MDM S$9.90

978006205015 MY FIRST ICR: HUFF AND PUFF (Soft Cover) TISH RABE HARPER COLLINS S$5.90

Would you rather be a clarinet . . . a trombone . . . or a drum? (How would you like to have someone going boom-boom on your tum?) Beginning readers are asked to ponder these–and a host of other odd choices–in this charming, provocative book by Dr. Seuss that encourages children to let their imaginations fly.

One cool spring day, Reuben found a caterpillar in the school garden. He named her Maxilla and decided to keep her as a pet. He hoped to see her grow to become a butterfly. But Maxilla was a special caterpillar that could only thrive in her natural habitat. Will Reuben keep Maxilla or will he release her into the wild? This is the tough choice he has to make.

Huff pulls the train. Puff pushes the train. Day in and day out, the train clicks and clacks down the tracks. But one day, Huff and Puff decide to trade places. Will the train come to a halt? With colorful illustrations from Gill Guile and fun, simple rhymes and verse from Tish Rabe, Huff and Puff will help beginning readers and train lovers strengthen their reading skills. This is a My First I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child

9780385374118 SIR: READ AROUND SESAME STREET (Soft Cover) SARAH ALBEE S$10.90

9780385384674 LGB: RICHARD SCARRY’S BEST BUNNY BOOK EVER! (Hard Cover) RICHARD SCARRY S$9.90

9780449813096 LGB: HOW TO BE A PIRATE (Hard Cover) SUE FLIESS S$5.90

9780449818428 LGB: TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSESS (Hard Cover) JANE WERNER RANDOM HOUSE S$5.90

FIVE Sesame Street Step into Reading Step 1 leveled readers are collected in one paperback volume! Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 who are getting ready to read or who are just beginning will enjoy these simple stories: B Is for Books; I Can Do It!; Baker, Baker, Cookie Maker; Elmo Says Achoo!; and Monsters Munch Lunch! All the favorite Sesame Street characters are here: Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Bert, Ernie, and more!

This bunny-rific collection presents three classic Golden Book stories by Richard Scarry, in their entirety, in a quality hardcover volume with a gleaming gold spine. At only $6.99, it's a go-to Easter and baby shower gift! Featuring Naughty Bunny, Bunnies, and The Bunny Book for hours of furry reading fun!

Ahoy, landlubber! Come with me. Board me ship upon the sea! Not a pirate? Don't know how? Ye can learn to be one now! Little landlubbers get to earn their sea legs on a pirate ship amidst the goofiest pirates ever. There's lingo to learn (Gangway! Blimey! Yo-ho-ho!), a pirate look to choose (Pick a parrot for your arm. Every pirate's lucky charm!), and most importantly, pirate rules to learn (No more toothpaste!

This beloved fairy tale about the princesses who secretly dance their slippers into pieces each night is brought to life in this dazzling Little Golden Book from 1954. Breathtaking illustrations by the inimitable Sheilah Beckett have been digitally restored to their original splendor.

9780385371179 SIR: CAT IN HAT: TALE ABOUT TAILS (Soft Cover) RANDOM HOUSE S$5.90 Step into reading with the Cat in the Hat in this leveled reader about animal tails based on an episode of the hit PBS Kids television show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! While playing Pin the Tail on the Donkey, Sally and Nick get to wondering: What would it be like to have a tail of their own? And how would you pick the best one? Enter the Cat in the Hat.


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Cover art to come 9780375870279 MTH FACT TRACKER #28: HEROES FOR ALL TIMES (Soft Cover) MARY POPE OSBORNE RANDOM HOUSE S$7.90

9781782950813 MY NAME IS BOB (Soft Cover) JAMES BOWEN TRANSWORLD S$13.90

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #51, they had lots of questions. How did Florence Nightingale change nursing? Who helped women get the vote? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, dream? How did Gandhi change the world? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind six amazing people who have changed history.

Bob and James are the best of friends: everywhere James goes, Bob the street cat goes with him. But what happened to Bob before he found James? This is the story of Bob in his early days, when his life is turned upside down and he goes in search of a new home and someone to love him. It is a moving an uplifting tale (tail!) that will melt your heart.

9781472349897 DISNEY JUNIOR BIG BOOK OF FUN (Hard Cover) PARRAGON S$14.90

9781472354549 DISNEY MUPPETS LOCK ‘EM UP! STICKER BOOK (Soft Cover) S$4.90

Step into a world of fun with the Disney Junior characters! Play beach volleyball with Jake and the Never Land Pirates, draw with Doc McStuffins, and explore the forest with Sofia the First. With more than 125 activities, games, and comic stories!

It’s time to get things started! The crazy Muppet gang are all here for another adventure in this amazing sticker book! With over 70 stickers, you can create your own inspirational, celebrational, MUPPETATIONAL scenes and jokes.

9780385379045 BARTHOLOMEW AND THE OOBLECK (Hard Back) DR SEUSS S$24.90 In this Caldecott Honor– winning picture book, join Bartholomew Cubbins in Dr. Seuss’s classic tale of one king’s magical mishap. Bored with rain, sun, fog, and snow, King Derwin of Didd summons his royal magicians to create something new and exciting to fall from the sky. What he gets is a storm of sticky green globs called Oobleck, which soon causes a royal mess.

9781472354532 DISNEY MUPPETS JOKE BOOK (Soft Cover) PARRAGON S$6.90 Join the crazy Muppet gang for a whole heap of hilarity! Fozzie Bear is the Muppets’ star comedian, but he’s not the only one who can get a laugh! Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and friends are back to entertain you with the most sensational, inspirational, muppetational joke book EVER!

9780316243209 SPACE TAXI: ARCHIE TAKES FLIGHT (Soft Cover) WENDY MASS LITTLE BROWN US S$7.90 Archie Morningstar learns a big family secret and helps save the universe. All before breakfast! It's not every day a regular kid like Archie gets to wake up at midnight. But today is Take Your Kid to Work Day, and Archie is finally allowed to ride along in his dad's taxi cab. He has been waiting eight years, eight months, and eight days for this moment to arrive.

9781423167563 MINNIE & FRIENDS COOKBOOK (Hard Cover) LITTLE BROWN US S$14.90 From Ear-resistible French Toast to Polka-dot Fruit Sundaes, this beautiful cookbook is filled with delicious recipes inspired by Minnie Mouse and all her friends. With simple step-by-step instructions, mouth-watering photos of each dish, and helpful tips from Minnie herself, this cookbook makes it easy for kids to whip up some kitchen magic. After all, no one can pull off the perfect recipe quite like Minnie can!


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9781472349880 DISNEY BIG BOOK OF FUN FOR GIRLS (Hard Cover) DISNEY PARRAGON S$14.90

9781472349873 DISNEY BIG BOOK OF FUN FOR BOYS (Hard Cover) DISNEY PARRAGON S$14.90

9780007487745 DR SEUSS MR BROWN CAN MOO!CAN YOU? (Soft Cover) DR SEUSS S$11.90

9781472348432 SPONGEBOB COPY COLOURING (Soft Cover) PARRAGON S$7.90

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Moo moo! Hoo hoo! Cock-adoodle-doo! Oh, the wonderful sounds Mr. Brown can do. Now see if you can do them too! This fabulous book is ideal for teaching young children all about noises! With his inimitable combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years.

Join your favourite seadwelling friends as they have a sponge-tastic day of fun! Use your chunky crayons to create nautical works of art!

9781472339287 TMNT MAGICAL STORY WITH LENTICULAR (Hard Cover) PARRAGON S$7.90

9781472337733 BARBIE CHARM BOOK (Hard Cover) PARRAGON S$9.90

9780545556286 THEA STILTON #18: THEA STILTON & THE GREAT TULIP (Soft Cover) GERONIMO STILTON S$11.10

9780545642910 FAST AND THE FROZEN: GERONIMO STILTON CAVEMICE #4 (Soft Cover) GERONIMO STILTON S$9.40

Visual puzzles to keep little minds busy! Search for hidden images on every page. Fun and easy-toread text prompting the child to look for something hidden within a pattern or picture. Bold and innovative design featuring stylized Disney artwork and favourite characters. Includes a sheet of ‘Well Done!’ stickers to add to a reward chart at the back of the book. Plus a ‘How to Play’ page at the front. Each title features favourite characters from the brand, in puzzles themed around their exciting world.

Barbie cant wait to interview movie stars at a film festival in Italy. Its her dream job! Find out what happens when she hits the pink carpet in this super-cute story, complete with Barbie charm.

Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters on an adventure packed with mystery and friendship!

Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure!

While Violet is taking an art class in the Netherlands, her friend's father mysteriously disappears! The missing mouse is a renowned botanist -- and his disappearance is linked to the rare black tulip. The Thea Sisters are eager to help find him. It's an adventure through the windmills, flowers, and canals of Holland!

A visiting rodent has arrived in Old Mouse City with astounding news. On his recent journey to a cold, distant land, he spotted a mountain . . . moving! Holey cheese! Geronimo Stiltonoot is determined to travel to the ice and snow himself to find out what lies behind this mystery. It's a furraising expedition! !


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9781409564805 WIPE-CLEAN STARTING TIME TABLES (Soft Cover) JESSICA GREENWELL USBORNE S$10.90 Suitable for helping young children begin to learn about times tables, this title focuses on the 2 X and 10 X tables which is how tables are usually introduced at school. It allows children to practise time and time again by using the special wipe-clean pen.

PRE-TEENS

9781409577515 GETTING DRESSED STICKER AND COLOURING BOOK (Soft Cover) FELICTY BOOKS USBORNE S$15.90 Presents an interactive way for children to learn about getting dressed and to understand why we need different clothes for different activities and seasons.

9780316089173 PI IN THE SKY (Soft Cover) WENDY MAS LITTLE BROWN US S$10.90 Joss is the seventh son of the Supreme Overlord of the Universe. His older brothers help his dad rule the cosmos, but all Joss gets to do is deliver pies. That's right: pies. Of course, these pies actually hold the secrets of the universe between their buttery crusts, but they're still pies.

9780385755573 BOY WHO INVENTED TV: THE STORY OF PHILO FARNSWORTH (Soft Cover) S$10.90 Plowing a potato field in 1920, a 14year-old farm boy from Idaho saw in the parallel rows of overturned earth a way to “make pictures fly through the air.” This boy was not a magician; he was a scientific genius and just eight years later he made his brainstorm in the potato field a reality by transmitting the world’s first television image. This fascinating picture-book biography of Philo Farnsworth covers his early interest in machines and electricity, leading up to how he put it all together in one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century.

9780375870941 ODDFELLOW’S ORPHANAGE (Soft Cover) EMILY WIMFIELD MARTIN RANDOM HOUSE S$10.90

9780007323937 TAMING OF THE TIGHTS: THE MISADVENTURES OF TALLULAH CASEY #3 (Soft Cover) LOUISE RENNISON HARPER COLLINS S$11.90

9780545521376 39 CLUES: UNSTOPPABLE BOOK 1 : NOWHERE TO RUN (Hard Cover) SCHOLASTIC S$17.95

9780545521420 39 CLUES: UNSTOPPABLE BOOK 2: BREAKAWAY (Hard Cover) SCHOLASTIC S$17.95

What do an onion-headed boy, a child-sized hedgehog, and a tattooed girl have in common? They are all orphans at Oddfellow's Orphanage! This unusual early chapter book began life as a series of full-color portraits with character descriptions. Author/illustrator Emily Martin has fleshed out the world of Oddfellow's with an episodic story that follows a new orphan, Delia, as she discovers the delights of her new home.

The tights run wild and free in this hilarious new novel from the Queen of Comedy! Tallulah Casey is putting all thoughts of wild boy Cain behind her. He is literally an animal in trousers...oo-er. Not like nice boy Charlie (who she's totally not thinking about either). The Tree Sisters are chasing those golden slippers of applause at performing arts college but Dr Lightowler seems hell-bent on spoiling everything for Tallulah. And with all her mates loved up, can Tallulah resist the call of her wild boy?

The Cahill family has a secret. For five hundred years, they have guarded the 39 Clues – thirty-nine ingredients in a serum that transforms whomever takes it into the most powerful person on earth. If the serum got into the wrong hands, the disaster would rock the world. So certain Cahills have always made it their mission to keep the serum safe, buried, locked away. Until now.

A Nightmare Come True As a member of the most powerful family history has ever known, thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill has been shot at, kidnapped, and even thrown into a pit with a deadly snake. He's survived it all due to luck, smarts, and his older sister, Amy, who always sticks by his side.


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9780545521451 39 CLUES: UNSTOPPABLE BOOK 3: COUNTDOWN (Hard Cover) SCHOLASTIC S$17.95 The 39 Clues is unstoppable! The bestselling series returns with an adventure spanning four explosive books and a website that places readers right in the action. Confidential until May 2014!

TEENS

9780062274625 SAVING LUCAS BIGGS (Hard Cover) MARISA DE LOS SANTOS HARPER COLLINS S$23.90

9780857533814 THE QUEENS OF DREAMS (Hard Cover) PETER HAMILTON TRANSWORLD S$26.90

9781783440054 BONE JACK (Soft Cover) SARA CROwe TRANSWORLD S$13.90

Perfect for fans of Margaret Peterson Haddix, When You Reach Me, and Savvy, this charming time-travel story from husband-and-wife team Marisa de los Santos and David Teague follows one girl's race to change the past in order to save her father's future.

Taggie and Jemima are holidaying on their dad's farm. They know just what to expect a tumbledown old cottage, sunshine and strawberry picking. But then Jemima sees a white squirrel wearing glasses... and soon after, their father is captured and whisked away to a faerie world that's fallen to Darkness.

Ash's dad has returned from war. But he's far from the hero Ash was expecting. He's close to a breakdown, lost in a world of imaginary threats. Meanwhile, Ash's best friend Mark is grieving and has drifted away into his own nightmares. Ash's only escape is his lonely mountain running, training to be the stag boy in the annual Stag Chase.

YOUNG ADULTS

9780857532886 FORBIDDEN LIBRARY (Soft Cover) DJANGO WEXLER TRANSWORLD S$19.90

9780062331359 WORLD WITHOUT PRINCES: SCHOO; FOR GOOD AND EVIL#2 SOMAN CHAINANI HARPER COLLINS S$13.90

One night, fourteen-year-old Alice Creighton hears her father having an argument and sees that the person he is arguing with is not a person at all but a fairy (though not one of the beautiful kind of fairies; this one is bald, with warts and needle-like teeth)…

It's all happy ever after in the School for Good and Evil...or is it? The second title in the NYT bestselling dark and enchanting fantasy adventure series, is perfect for girls who prefer their fairytales with a twist. After saving themselves and their fellow students from a life pitched against one another, Sophie and Agatha are back home again, living happily ever after. But life isn't exactly a fairytale...

9780385390088 HERE AND NOW (Soft Cover) ANN BRASHARES RANDOM HOUSE S$20.90 An unforgettable epic romantic thriller about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world . . . if she lets go of the one thing she’s found to hold on to.Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love. This is the story of seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Except Prenna didn’t come from a different country. She came from a...

9780552567800 MYSTIC CITY #2: TOXIC HEART (Soft Cover) THEO LAWRENCE TRANSWORLD S$13.90 Has Aria lost Hunter, her one true love? Ever since rebellion broke out in Mystic City, pitting the ruling elite against the magic-wielding mystics, Aria has barely seen her boyfriend. Not surprising, since Hunter is the leader of the mystic uprising, and he'll do whatever it takes to win freedom for his people - even if that means using Aria…


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