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9781607274438 ALPHABET OF ANIMALS (PB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90 Come along on an alphabet adventure, discovering different animals, starting with Ant and ending with Zebra, plus many more in between. With fun rhymes, interesting facts and great illustrations, all reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, this Alphabet book is sure to keep children interested from A to Z. Alphabet of Animals includes a sing-along audiobook CD and a large tear-out poster featuring every animal mentioned in the book.

9781607274445 ALPHABET OF DINOSAURS (PB) BARBIE HELT SCHWAEBER SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90 Children will get lost in a world of dinosaurs and prehistoric life with this wonderful Alphabet book. From Ankylosaurus to Zigongosaurus, and everything in between, there is so much that kids will learn. With fun rhymes, interesting facts and great illustrations, this Alphabet book is sure to keep children interested from A to Z. Reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Alphabet of Dinosaurs includes a sing-along audiobook CD and a tearout poster featuring every dinosaur covered in the book.

9781607270959 ALPHABET OF EARTH (PB) BARBIE HELT SCHWAEBER SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90 Come celebrate planet Earth! Children will learn all there is to learn about our beautiful planet, from Air to Zephyr. With fun rhymes, interesting facts and great illustrations, this Alphabet book is sure to keep children interested from A to Z. Reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Alphabet of Earth includes a singalong audiobook CD and a tear-out poster featuring every environmental term covered in the book. Watch your kids learn how each and every one of us can help make the world a cleaner, greener place to live!

9781607271918 ALPHABET OF INSECTS (PB) BARBIE HELT SCHWAEBER SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90 Children will get lost in a world of insects with this wonderful Alphabet book. From Aphid to Zebra Caterpillar, and everything in between, there is so much that kids will learn. With fun rhymes, interesting facts and great illustrations, this Alphabet book is sure to keep children interested from A to Z. Reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Alphabet of Insects includes a singalong audiobook CD and a tear-out poster featuring every insect covered in the book.

9781607270966 ALPHABET OF OCEAN ANIMALS (PB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90 Each of our unique A to Z Books are a fun and factual collaboration between Soundprints and the Smithsonian Institution. Each book includes beautiful illustrations, whimsical rhymes for every letter of the alphabet, informative text and a tear-out poster. Books are reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution's museum specialists and are sure to be favorites in classrooms, homes and libraries. Each book includes an easy-to-download FREE bonus ebook, read-along audiobook with original music and printable activities!

9781607273004 ALPHABET OF SPACE (PB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781607104339 AMAZERASERS: ZOO (HB) PAULINE MOLINARI PGW S$22.90

Get ready! Blast off! Children will get lost in the universe with this wonderful Alphabet book. From Astronaut to Zenith, and everything in between, there is so much that kids will learn. With fun rhymes, interesting facts and great illustrations, this Alphabet book is sure to keep your child interested from A to Z. Reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Alphabet of Space includes a singalong audiobook CD and a tear-out poster featuring every space term covered in the book. Other titles in this series include Alphabet of Animals, Alphabet of Earth, Alphabet of Music, Alphabet of Sports, and many more fun and educational A to Z Books!

Ready for a trip to the zoo? Kids can visit the animals anytime they want with the fun AmazErasers: Zoo kit! With 6 collectible puzzle erasers, a 48page activity book, reusable stickers, and double-sided colored pencils, kids can create exotic safari scenes with giraffes and zebras, discover what their zodiac animals reveal about their personalities, and even design their own zoos! Loaded with games, puzzles, doodling, and more, kids are in for hours of zany zoological fun!

9781592497928 BABY DOLPHIN'S BUSY DAY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90 Children learn with Baby Dolphin as his mommy teaches him to swim on his back, catch food and leap into the air. Baby Dolphin's Busy Day, a 16-page sturdy board book, is part of Soundprints' Baby Animals series, which teaches kids that young animals depend on their Mommies and Daddies just as much as young children. Dolphin's Busy Day offers a delightful story complemented by rare photographs of a mommy dolphin affectionately caring for her baby, a combination that is sure to excite all little learners! Also included is an adorable baby stuffed animal!


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9781592497898 BABY DUCK GETS LOST (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90 Quack, quack! Children follow Mama Duck as she takes Baby Duck and his siblings for a walk. When Baby Duck gets lost, he must try to find his way back to his family. Baby Duck Gets Lost, a 16-page sturdy board book, is part of Soundprints' Baby Animals series, which teaches kids that young animals depend on their Mommies and Daddies just as much as young children. Baby Duck Gets Lost offers a delightful story complemented by rare photographs of a family of ducks, a combination that is sure to excite all little learners! Also included is an adorable baby duck stuffed animal!

9781592497911 BABY KOALA AND MUMMY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90 Baby Koala and Mommy spend the day playing, eating, exploring and napping. Baby Koala and Mommy, a 16-page sturdy board book, is part of Soundprints' Baby Animals series, which teaches kids that young animals depend on their Mommies and Daddies just as much as young children. Baby Koala and Mommy offers a delightful story complemented by rare photographs of a mommy koala affectionately caring for her baby, a combination that is sure to excite all little learners! Also included is an adorable stuffed toy baby koala!

9781607278337 9781592497867 BABY POLAR BEAR LEARNS TO FIRST ANIMALS: ENGLISH & CHINESE (FIRST WORDS SWIM (BOOK & TOY) (HB) BILINGUAL) (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN PALM KIDS SOUNDPRINTS SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90 S$16.90 It's an exciting day for Baby Polar First Animals: English & Chinese: Bear and Mommy as Baby Polar Real photos introduce names of Bear learns to swim! Join him as he familiar animals in both English and explores the water and learns to Chinese. These adorable board paddle. Baby Polar Bear Learns to books with furry, bumpy, touchable Swim, a 16-page sturdy board book, textures feature animals little ones is part of Soundprints' Baby Animals see in the world around them. series, which teaches kids that young Pronunciation guides are also animals depend on their Mommies included. and Daddies just as much as young children. Baby Polar Bear Learns to Swim offers a delightful story complemented by rare photographs of a mommy polar bear affectionately caring for her baby, a combination that is sure to excite all little learners! Also included is an adorable stuffed toy baby polar bear!

9781592497904 BABY LAMB FINDS A FRIEND (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90 Join Baby Lamb as he sets off to join his friends for a fun-filled day of games and adventure. Baby Lamb Finds a Friend, a 16-page sturdy board book, is part of Soundprints' Baby Animals series, which teaches kids that young animals depend on their Mommies and Daddies just as much as young children. Baby Lamb Finds a Friend offers a delightful story complemented by rare photographs of a baby lamb playing with his friends, a combination that is sure to excite all little learners! Also included is an adorable stuffed toy baby lamb!

9781592497881 BABY PIG: TIME TO PLAY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90 Join Baby Pig as she spends her day playing with her friend and rolling in the dirt. Baby Pig: Time to Play, a 16-page sturdy board book, is part of Soundprints' Baby Animals series, which teaches kids that young animals depend on their Mommies and Daddies just as much as young children. Baby Pig: Time to Play offers a delightful story complemented by rare photographs of a baby pig, a combination that is sure to excite all little learners! Also included is an adorable stuffed toy baby pig!

9781607278313 FIRST WORDS: ENGLISH & CHINESE (FIRST WORDS BILINGUAL) (HB) PALM KIDS SOUNDPRINTS S$16.90

9781607271185 FIRST LOOK AT AIRCRAFT (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$12.90

First Words: English & Chinese: Bright photos introduce names of familiar objects in both English and Chinese! These adorable board books feature scratchy, touchable textures to highlight first words, with pronunciation guides.

Children will learn about all things that fly! From airplanes to hot air balloons, children are bound to enjoy the lively clay artwork and real-life photographs. This book also comes with an easy-todownload e-book and printable activities!


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9781607272854 FIRST LOOK AT DINOSAURS (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$12.90

9781607271062 FIRST LOOK AT RESCUE VEHICLES (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$12.90

9781607272250 FIRST LOOK AT SPACE (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$12.90

9781607271192 FIRST LOOK AT TRUCKS (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$12.90

Roarrrrr! Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, Pteranodon and other favorite prehistoric creatures come to life in this unique board book featuring whimsical clay art and vivid illustrations. Also included is an easy-to-download e-book and printable activities for extended learning fun!

Soundprints and the Smithsonian Institution are delighted to present "First Look," a lively series of Board Books for young children. Each book introduces preschoolers to exciting new subjects through playful art and colorful photography.

Fly through the solar system in this exploration of outer space! Children will find this book to be colorful and entertaining, as bright clay illustrations are mixed with real-life photography to present a unique look at the world outside our planet Earth. Simple, repetitive text allows children to step into reading while learning more about an interesting subject. This book also comes with an easy-todownload e-book and printable activities for added learning fun.

Children will be amazed by the trucks that dump, dig, and mix! This clever book uses vibrant clay artwork and real-life photographs to show a variety of trucks that practically drive off the pages. This book also comes with an easy-to-download e-book for added learning fun.

9781607273103 FIRST LOOK AT ZOO ANIMALS (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$12.90

9781423631705 SENSE AND SENSIBILITY: A BABYLIT BOARD BOOK (HB) JENNIFER ADAMS PGW S$17.90

9781423631736 WUTHERING HEIGHTS: A BABYLIT BOARD BOOK (HB) JENNIFER ADAMS PGW S$17.90

9781423632047 MOBY DICK: A BABYLIT BOARD BOOK (HB) JENNIFER ADAMS PGW S$17.90

Children will learn all about zoo animals. From giraffes to flamingos, children are bound to enjoy the lively illustrations and real-life photographs. This book also comes with an easy-todownload e-book for added learning fun.

BabyLit is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature. With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams, paired with stylish design and illustrations by Sugar's Alison Oliver, these books are a must for every savvy parent's nursery library.

BabyLit is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature. With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams, paired with stylish design and illustrations by Sugar's Alison Oliver, these books are a must for every savvy parent's nursery library.

BabyLit is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature. With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams, paired with stylish design and illustrations by Sugar's Alison Oliver, these books are a must for every savvy parent's nursery library.


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9781607278382 SHAPES BY THE SEA (HB) MICHAEL GARTON SOUNDPRINTS S$14.90

9781607277002 COLORS UNDER THE SEA (HB) MICHAEL GARTON SOUNDPRINTS S$14.90

9781607277019 COUNTDOWN BY THE SEA (HB) MICHAEL GARTON SOUNDPRINTS S$14.90

9781592498024 I LOVE MY DADDY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90

Look for fun shapes by the sea, the tabs will show you how! Just lift them one by one, let's begin right now! Fun, rhyming words will engage children and readers will love to find shapes in the adorable beach–themed artwork.

Children will swim with joy as they discover the rainbow of Colors Under the Sea. Creatures of all sizes and colors entertain and educate even the youngest of readers.

Countdown from 10 to 1 and find seagulls, sailboats, surfboards and more by the seashore. Fun, rhyming words and vibrant illustrations encourage children to find and count objects while learning their numbers.

Children show their daddies how much they love them with I Love My Daddy! I Love My Daddy entertains children with charming rhymes and beautiful illustrations of adorable animals playing and spending time with their daddies. A perfect gift for all children! The adorable penguin stuffed animal is 5 inches. This adorable book and toy set makes a wonderful gift and engages kids of all ages. The bright, colorful board book is complimented by a cuddly, soft stuffed animal and is sure to please any lucky recipient.

9781607273127 I LOVE MY MOMMY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90

9781607278863 I LOVE MY PET (BOOK & TOY) (HB) JAMIE McCUNE SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90

9781607278405 I LOVE YOU FOR YOU (HB) KAREN WAGNER SOUNDPRINTS S$14.90

9781568990361 DOLPHIN'S FIRST DAY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) KATHLEEN WEIDNER ZOEHFELD SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

Children show their mommies how much they love them with I Love My Mommy! This book entertains children with charming rhymes and colorful illustrations of adorable animals playing and spending time with their mommies; a perfect book for children and parents alike. The cuddly stuffed panda will provide hours of playtime entertainment for young children. This adorable book and toy set makes a wonderful gift and engages kids of all ages. The bright, colorful board book is complimented by a cuddly, soft stuffed animal and is sure to please any lucky recipient.

Whether it's a cat, dog or bird, youngsters will enjoy the beautiful real-life photographs celebrating the love between children and their pets.

Only you can do all the things that you do, you are very special, and I love you for you! This wonderful story celebrates the unconditional love between a parent and child. Sweet rhymes, delightful illustrations and a sing-along song help children to discover to embrace and celebrate their individuality.

Little Dolphin learns to speak, hunt mullet and frolic with seaweed, but can this bottlenose baby fend off a shark attack? Children can find out as this thrilling story unfolds! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Dolphin's First Day is a fun and informative story with detailed illustrations. The dolphin hale stuffed animal is 6 inches. This adorable book and toy set makes a wonderful gift and engages kids of all ages. The bright, colorful book is complimented by cuddly, soft stuffed animal, that is sure to please any lucky recipient.


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9781592494316 DOLPHIN'S RESCUE (BOOK & TOY) (HB) JANET HALFMANN SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781568994789 OCTOPUS' DEN (BOOK & TOY) (HB) DEIRDRE LANGELAND SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781592493296 PENGUIN COMES HOME (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LOUISE YOUNG SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781592493517 PENGUIN'S FAMILY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) KATHLEEN M. HOLLENBACK SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

Leaping and bursting above the waves, a group of dolphins swim alongside a research ship. The scientists on board watch and clap. Suddenly one of the dolphins lands on the ship! Will the scientists be able to save the dolphin? Find out as this exciting story unfolds! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Dolphin's Rescue is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. The dolphin stuffed animal is 6 inches.

Octopus escapes from a moray eel but more trouble lies ahead: Octopus' den has been stolen by another octopus! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Octopus' Den is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. Also included is an adorable plush octopus toy for hours of playtime fun! The octopus stuffed animal is 10 inches.

Penguin has a busy day hunting for fish and krill to feed her new-born chick. But in the water awaits danger. Will Penguin escape the hungry seal? With an exciting story and beautiful illustrations, children are sure to read this book again and again. Penguin Comes Home has been reviewed by wildlife experts for accuracy. Includes an adorable penguin stuffed animal.

As penguin grows older, his mother and father take care of him. They protect him from hungry sea birds and provide him with food. Now they must teach him how to swim. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Penguin's Family is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. The penguin stuffed animal is 6 inches.

9781592495702 POLAR BEAR HORIZON (BOOK & TOY) (HB) JANET HALFMANN SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781931465762 GIANT OF THE SEA (BOOK & TOY) (HB) COURTNEY GRANET RAFF SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781568991252 GREAT WHITE SHARK (BOOK & TOY) (HB) COURTNEY GRANET RAFF SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781568991856 CORAL REEF HIDEAWAY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) DOE BOYLE SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

It is early spring and Polar Bear and her two cubs are growing hungry after spending the cold winter months in their den. Will Polar Bear be able to find and protect her hungry cubs? Find out as this exciting story unfolds! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Polar Bear Horizon is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. The polar bear stuffed animal is 6 inches.

The world beneath the waves can be dangerous and it is important for the pod to stick together. When a fierce killer whale threatens Mother Whale's calf, can the pod defend him? Also included with this book is an adorable stuffed sperm whale toy for hours of playtime fun! The sperm whale stuffed animal is 6 inches.

Baby White Shark battles hunger and injury, until one day she becomes the great ruler of the ocean. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Great White Shark: Ruler of the Sea is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. The great white shark stuffed animal is 6 inches.

•This bountiful series introduces young readers to a myriad of animals who inhabit the earth's wet wonderlands. -- A Parents' Choice Approval for 19 title book and tape series. -- Each book includes an informative note and glossary full of fascinating facts confirmed by the Smithsonian Institution curators. -Read-along cassettes incorporate authentic sea sounds, such as reallife recordings of dolphins and whales. -- Toys authenticated by Smithsonian Institution curators for realism.A clown anemonefish must protect not only the sea anemone, but her own tiny eggs.


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9781592498642 PUPPY EXPLORES (BOOK & TOY) (HB) LISA ODIERNO SOUNDPRINTS S$23.90

9781592491605 IT'S TYRANNOSAURUS REX! (BOOK & TOY) (HB) DAWN BENTLEY SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781607270089 LITTLE BLACK ANT ON PARK STREET (BOOK & TOY) (HB) JANET HALFMANN SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781592491643 VELOCIRAPTOR: SMALL AND SPEEDY (BOOK & TOY) (HB) DAWN BENTLEY SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

Spend the day with Puppy as he naps through the afternoon and explores new and interesting parts of his own backyard. Puppy Explores is part of Soundprints' Baby Animals™ series, which teaches kids that young animals depend on their Mommies and Daddies just as much as young children. Puppy Explores offers a delightful story complemented by rare photographs of a puppy exploring his backyard, a combination that is sure to excite all little learners! The adorable baby puppy stuffed animal is 5 inches.

•The quiet and stillness of the prehistoric forest is shattered by a loud pounding sound. The once calm forest now fills with alarmed cries as animals hurry into hiding. What could it be? It's Tyrannosaurus Rex! Tyrannosaurus Rex is the fiercest predator in all the land and she is hungry! How will Tyrannosaurus Rex ever find a meal?

Little Black Ant spends the hot summer days on Park Street in search of meals for herself and her nest mates. Will she find enough food and make it back to her anthill safely? Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Little Black Ant on Park Street is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. Watch your children have a blast reading and learning about the animals that live in an American backyard! Includes a 6 inch ant stuffed animal.

Velociraptor and his band are fierce predators and some of the fastest runners in the land. None of the other creatures in the valley want to be around when the Velociraptors show up. The Velociraptors are always ready for adventure and for mischief.

9781607104223 LEARN TO DRAW WITH RECTANGLES (HB) MARK BERGIN PGW S$18.90

9781607104216 LEARN TO DRAW WITH TRIANGLES (HB) MARK BERGIN PGW S$18.90

9781607104582 STAMPS & DOODLES: ANIMALS (HB) ANNA ILDIKO POPESCU PGW S$26.90

9781607276975 TEN LITTLE TEDDY BEARS (WRITE ON/WIPE-OFF) (HB) JAMIE McCUNE SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

Learn to Draw with Rectangles is a book for every aspiring artist. With simple step-by-step instructions, this fun and helpful guide based on three simple ideas--looking, drawing, and learning--teaches kids how to transform everyday shapes into rockets, trains, lighthouses, and other charming pictures. Want to draw an alien? Just start with a rectangle and add some squiggles for wiggly arms and legs. Want to draw a ship? Start with a rectangle, then add triangles, squares, and squiggles for a chimney and some smoke. And if kids want to draw robots, they can start with rectangles and add some circles for eyes and an antenna.

Learn to Draw with Triangles uses stepby-step instructions to teach kids how to create their own amazing pictures. Starting with a simple shape--the triangle--and continuing with doodles, squiggles, and lines, aspiring artists will learn to make masterpieces. For a witch’s hat, they’ll add a semicircle for a face, a rectangle for a strap, and curlicues for hair to complete the image. For a football player, they’ll add a circle for a head, squares for teeth, and curves for legs, feet, and the football itself. They’ll even draw stars to complete a drawing of a fairy! And they can do it over and over again with the special pen and pages that wipe clean.

The creatures of Stamps & Doodles: Animals can be found all over the world, from the pet store, to the farm, to the ocean, to the jungle! With this exciting activity book, kids can follow them on all their adventures while building their drawing and stamping skills.

A Nursery Rhyme Write-On, WipeOff Numbers Book! Ten adorable teddy bears count from one to ten and teach how to write numbers along the way! Your little ones will love counting and learn to write their numbers. Includes plenty of opportunities to practice writing inside the book again and again! Includes 1 marker.

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They’ll stamp fish to show the frog the way to the lily pad. They’ll stamp monkeys to show what the explorer can see in his binoculars. They’ll doodle cat faces and dog faces, then use the cat and dog stamps to create a border for their picture. They’ll use their stamps to show who lives in the stable and who lives in the pond, who eats carrots and who eats hay.


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9781607276982 SHAPES ON THE BUS (WRITE ON/WIPE-OFF) (HB) JAMIE McCUNE SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90

9781607278849 DINOSAUR 4-BOOK COLLECTION (READ & DISCOVER) (PB) DAWN BENTLEY SOUNDPRINTS S$21.90

9781607278856 RUMBLE'S CAVE COLLECTION (READ & DISCOVER) (PB) FELICIA LAW SOUNDPRINTS S$21.90

A Nursery Rhyme Write-On, WipeOff book! This new, fresh and extra-funny version of Wheels on the Bus introduces kids to all sorts of basic shapes found on and around a silly school bus. This book offers plenty of space to practice drawing shapes and even teaches how to use shapes to draw a house, a cat and more! Includes 1 marker.

Read and Discover books are perfect introductions to animals and to reading. With large print, clear chapter headings, bold faced glossary words and gorgeous illustrations that relate directly to the text, these guided reading level books are just right for beginning readers. All books meet Common Core Standards for Language Arts and Science and are reviewed by Smithsonian Institution experts.

Rumple the Dragon wants to turn his Granny's cave into a hotel, but he has a long way to go. Follow along as Rumple figures out what he needs to do to get his hotel up and running. Rumple the Dragon needs to clean his cave from top to bottom. He doesn't like dust and he definitely doesn't want any spiders in his cave. Will he be able to convince Spider to leave his cave so he can turn it into a beautiful hotel, or will she stay?

9781849395618 BRAVE BEAST, THE (PB) CHRIS JUDGE TRANSWORLD S$11.90 The Beast is back and this time it's up to him to help restore peace to an island, which is being threatened by a scary monster. Determined to face his fears, the Beast sets out to find the monster. But, perhaps, the island monster isn't so scary after all...

9781849394383 FLY, CHICK, FLY! (PB) JEANNE WILLIS TRANSWORLD S$13.90

9781849394161 HIPPOSPOTAMUS (PB) JEANNIE WILLI TRANSWORLD S$11.90 Hippopotamus had a spotamus...on her bottomus! "It's Measles!" said Weasel. "It's Hippopox!" said Fox. "It's Jungle Fever!" said Beaver. But the spot on Hippo's bottomus was not a diseasel, not even a spotamus but something quite silly...

In the middle of a wood there is a chick who will not fly. "Not I!" she cries to Mother Owl and Father Owl. She flaps, she flips, she flops and hops back into the nest. Time passes and seasons change, but still she refuses to fly. Will she ever learn to let go and soar up into the open sky?

9781423171416 DISNEY READ ALONG & CD: JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES (PB) WILLIAM SCOLLON HARPER US S$9.90 According to the Pirate Code, Jake and his crew must race Captain Hook in a winner take all competition. The prize? Jake's ship, Bucky! Jake vows to never give up his ship, but when that sneaky snook cheats his way to the finish line, the tables turn. Can Jake get Bucky back? This may be a problem only Peter Pan can solve! Join Jake and the Never Land pirates for an exciting adventure across the Never Sea.

9780762447213 IF YOU HOLD A SEED (HB) ELLY MACKAY PGW S$29.90 Something magical happens when you plant a dream with a seed. With plenty of love and patience, they can blossom into an extraordinary gift. To be shared with those you love and those with big dreams, this book encourages us to never give up.


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9781849416115 SIX LITTLE CHICKS (PB) JEZ ALBOROUGH TRANSWORLD S$11.90

9781849395434 WRECK OF THE ZEPHYR (PB) CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG TRANSWORLD S$13.90

9780007468362 9780062086730 MABEL AND ME: BEST OF FRIENDS ICR L2: PONY SCOUTS: THE (HB) NEW PONY (PB) MARK SPERRING CATHERINE HAPKA HARPER UK HARPER US S$21.90 S$5.90 Meet Mabel and Me in this hilarious The Pony Scouts are becoming picture book, as they explore what puts better at riding with every lesson. the ‘best’ in ‘best friends’! But just when they think they've seen it all, a new horse arrives Mabel and Me are strolling down a on Jill's farm—one who hasn't strolly street, when Mabel asks a been ridden before! Taffy is a Hugely Harrowing and Diabolically beautiful palomino pony that Difficult question about why Me thinks needs Jill's help. With a little they are best friends. Join this oddest patience and a lot of love, Jill of odd couples in their very first and the Pony Scouts will make adventure to discover the answer – but Taffy a member of the family. be prepared for a large dose of mistaken identity along the way!

Busy Hen has five little chicks to look after while making sure number six - still an egg- stays warm. The last thing she needs is hairy, scary Fox sniffing about. She is frantic when the other birds warn her that her chicks are in danger, but her five little chicks are a lot braver than she realises! From the author of "Hug" and "Duck in the Truck", this rollicking, rhythmic Easter text is rammed with catchy refrains that beg to be shouted out. Children will love the repeated action words and thinking of new ways to act them out.

At the edge of a cliff lies the wreck of a small sailboat. How did it get there? "Waves carried it up in a storm," says an old sailor. But is it possible that waves could ever go that high? There is another story the story of a boy and his desire to be the greatest sailor, the story of a storm that carried the boy and his boat to a place where boats glide like gulls high above the water.

9780061885242 ICR L2: SUPERMAN VS. THE SILVER BANSHEE (PB) DONALD LEMKE HARPER US S$5.90

9780375870262 MTH FACT TRACKER #27: HORSE HEROES (PB) MARY POPE OSBORNE RANDOM HOUSE S$8.90

9781936061839 LET'S LEAP AHEAD PRE-K (PB) ALEX A. LLUCH PGW S$17.90

9781936061846 LET'S LEAP AHEAD KINDERGARTEN (PB) ALEX A. LLUCH PGW S$17.90

The Silver Banshee has come screeching into Metropolis, and she's on a mission to steal an ancient magical book. Can Superman stop her in time to save the city?

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #49: Stallion at Starlight, they had lots of questions. Why did people tame horses? What jobs do horses have today? Why was Alexander the Great's horse so famous? What are some other famous horses in history? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

The Let's Leap Ahead series provides kids with hundreds of fun, educational activities, all based on national standards. Plus, the books are easy to carry and transport anywhere for hours of learning and fun!

The Let's Leap Ahead series provides kids with hundreds of fun, educational activities, all based on national standards. In addition, the books are easy to carry and transport anywhere for hours of learning and fun!

With Let's Leap Ahead Pre-K, little ones master key concepts, such as the alphabet, numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and so much more. Clear instructions, colorful images, and fun exercises (such as drawing activities and matching games) keep your children engaged and interested in learning.

With Let's Leap Ahead Kindergarten, little ones master kindergarten-level concepts, such as phonics, counting, sight words, time, money, and so much more. The charming illustrations and game-based exercises in each of the 16 sections will entertain your child for hours.


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Cover art to come 9781607272960 HUMAN BODY A TO Z (PB) LAURA GATES GALVIN SOUNDPRINTS S$18.90 Everybody has a body! Let’s learn all about it from A to Z. This clever rhyming book includes fabulous mixed media illustrations that are both fun and factual, teaching kids all about the human body. All the facts are carefully reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution. It’s the perfect introduction to our amazing human body!

9781607105848 WORLD ATLAS: SLIDE AND DISCOVER (HB) BARBARA TAYLOR PGW S$35.90 The six sophisticated slide-and-discover windows of this atlas offer a comprehensive view of the world’s cultures and topography, continent by continent. Beautifully illustrated, and full of facts alongside stunning photographs of dramatic landscapes, wildlife, cities, and famous people, explore the amazing diversity of people and life within each country. Learn all sorts of fascinating things, like the earth’s role within the solar system, the various climates of the world, what’s inside Earth’s core, maps and population distribution, world economies, natural wonders, early civilizations, and so much more.

9781607107958 MY FIRST BIBLE STORIES (HB) KATHERINE SULLY PGW S$27.90 Give children the gift of spiritual foundation through the best-loved stories of the Old Testament. With colorful illustrations and child-friendly text, along with topics for discussion at the end of each story, My First Bible Stories is an ideal way to introduce young readers to the Bible's life lessons.

9781849411912 9781607104131 DON'T WIPE YOUR BUM WITH A BUILD THE HUMAN BODY (HB) HEDGEHOG (PB) RICHARD WALKER MITCHELL SYMONS PGW TRANSWORLD S$35.90 S$11.90 The ancient Greeks had it right: Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is A collection of wise and wacky words of advice, from the bestselling "Know thyself." The editors at an animal wrangler, so he's grown up and double Blue Peter Best Book Silver Dolphin agree and believe with all manner of gators, snakes, that one of the keys to knowing parrots, rats, monkeys, and snappers in with Facts-winning Mitchell Symons. thyself is knowing how the body From the marvellous mind of his backyard. The critters, he can Mitchell Symons comes such gems works. Build the Human Body will handle. His father is the unpredictable of wisdom as: you can't trust a dog teach you about the body's one. building blocks, help you build its to watch your food. Why buy When his dad takes a job with a reality shampoo when real poo is free? framework, and show you how to TV show called Expedition Survival!, map the body organs. Have fun Never put both feet in your mouth at Wahoo figures he'll have to do a bit of the same time, as you won't have a while learning, and see the human wrangling himself—to keep his dad leg to stand on. And if getting even body like you never have before from killing Derek Badger, the show's doesn't work, just get odd! through colorful illustrations, inept and egotistical star, before the fascinating facts, and finally shoot is over. But the job keeps getting building your very own skeleton more complicated. Derek Badger from the ground up. Everything foolishly believes his own PR and you need to build your very own insists on using wild animals for his human skeleton is right here, stunts. And Wahoo's acquired a ready to assemble at home or to shadow named Tuna—a girl who's take on the go. sporting a shiner courtesy of her father and needs a place to hide out. 9780375868276 CHOMP (PB) CARL HIAASEN RANDOM HOUSE S$12.90

9781849419345 BRADLEY WIGGINS: MY STORY (PB) BRADLEY WIGGINS TRANSWORLD S$13.90 On 22 July 2012 the author became the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France. In an instant, 'Wiggo' became a national hero. Ten days later, having swapped his yellow jersey for the colours of Team GB, he won Olympic gold in the time trial, adding to his previous six medals to become the nation's most decorated Olympian of all time.

TEENS

9780552566209 RAT RUNNERS (PB) OISIN McGANN TRANSWORLD S$13.90 Four young criminals. One simple task: steal a mysterious box from the daughter of a dead scientist. They have to follow her, bug her phone, hack her computer, search her home, all without her knowing. But "WatchWorld" run this city now. On every street are cameras, X-ray scanners, microphones. Terrifying Safe-Guards can see through walls, hear your heartbeat, analyze the smell of your sweat. Their motto? If you've nothing to hide, you've nothing to fear. But Nimmo, Scope, Manikin and FX, who work in the blind-spots of the city's shady underworld, are soon caught in a maze of deception, treachery and murder...will they make it out of the rat-runs alive?


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9780738735146 9780738723471 WHAT'S A WITCH TO DO? (PB) ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY JENNIFER HARLOW GLUE GUN #1 (PB) LWL LOIS WINSTON S$27.90 LWL S$27.90

9780738725857 DEATH BY KILLER MOP DOLL #2 (PB) LOIS WINSTON LWL S$27.90

9780738725864 REVENGE OF THE CRAFTY CORPSE #3 (PB) LOIS WINSTON LWL S$27.90

High Priestess might sound like an '80s hair band, but its Mona McGregor's life. She runs the Midnight Magic shop in Goodnight, Virginia, and leads a large coven. She's also raising two nieces and hasn't been with a man for fifteen years until a handsome doctor takes an interest in her. But Mona's life really heats up when Adam Blue, a sexy werewolf, arrives at her door. Adam informs her that someone wants her dead and he is there to protect her.

When Anastasia Pollack's husband permanently cashes in his chips at a roulette table in Vegas, her comfortable middle-class life is suddenly kaput. She's left with two teenage sons, a mountain of debt, and her hateful, cane-wielding Communist mother-in-law. Not to mention stunned disbelief over her late husband's secret gambling addiction, and the loan shark who's demanding fifty thousand dollars. Anastasia's job as crafts editor for a magazine proves no respite when she discovers a dead body glued to her office chair.

Overdue bills and constant mother vs. mother-in-law battles at home are bad enough. But crafts editor Anastasia Pollack's stress level is maxed out when she and her fellow American Woman editors get roped into unpaid gigs for a revamped morning TV show. But before the glue is dry on Anastasia's mop dolls, daybreak TV turns crime drama when the producer is murdered. More sleaze than star quality, former co-hosts Vince and Monica are top suspects - and investigating lands Anastasia in the killer's unforgiving spotlight.

Welcome to the dysfunctional world of crafts editor Anastasia Pollack. After her gambling husband croaked and left her with more bills than you can shake a knitting needle at, Anastasia takes a part-time job leading a crafts class for a group of unruly seniors at Sunnyside Assisted Living Centre. When one of the craftier residents, Lyndella Wegner, turns up dead, Anastasia's cantankerous mother-in-law becomes a prime suspect.

9780738726144 CUPID WAR, THE (PB) TIMOTHY CARTER LWL S$18.90

9780738710006 FAT GIRL, THE (PB) MARILYN SACHS LWL S$16.90

9780061953415 SMART GIRLS GET WHAT THEY WANT (PB) SARAH STROHMEYER HARPER US S$13.90

9780007432271 MADNESS UNDERNEATH: SHADES OF LONDON #2 (PB) MAUREEN JOHNSON HARPER UK S$11.90

Ricky Fallon had decided against killing himself - just before slipping off a bridge to his death. Now he's a Cupid in the afterlife, helping people fall in love. The job would be cool if it weren't for the dorky pink bodysuits, his jerky boss, and attacks from joysucking shadowy entities called Suicides. When Fallon discovers a dangerous new breed of Suicide, a terrific battle erupts. To save the girl he's falling for-oh, and prevent total world domination - Fallon uses a secret weapon to kick some serious Suicide butt.

Jeff Lyons can't stand Ellen de Luca, the fat girl in his ceramics class. She's huge, clumsy, can't throw a pot to save her life, and stares at Jeff all the time. But he's a "nice guy" and feels terrible when Ellen overhears his hurtful remarks about her. The "crumbs of kindness" he tosses her way soon turn into advice on weight loss, college, clothes, hair . . . and, to everyone's surprise, good-looking Jeff actually dumps his pretty girlfriend to be with the fat girl! Re-creating Ellen is a labor of love, Jeff thinks. But as her pounds melt away, Jeff resents the happy, independent young woman he has unleashed. Where is the gratitude for all he's done for her?

Gigi, Bea, and Neerja are best friends and total overachievers. Even if they aren't the most popular girls in school, they aren't too worried. After all, real life will begin once they get to their Ivy League colleges. But when an unexpected event proves they're missing out on the full high-school experience, it's time to come out of the honors lounge and into the spotlight. The trio makes a pact: They will each take on their greatest challenge and totally rock it. Gigi decides to run for student rep, but she'll have to get over her fear of public speaking—and go head-to-head with gorgeous California Will. Bea used to be one of the best skiers around, until she was derailed; it could be time for her to take the plunge again.

When madness stalks the streets of London, no one is safe…

YOUNG ADULT

There’s a creepy new terror haunting modern-day London. Fresh from defeating a Jack the Ripper killer, Rory must put her newfound hunting skills to the test before all hell breaks loose… But enemies are not always who you expect them to be and crazy times call for crazy solutions. A thrilling teen mystery.


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9780738727998 POPULAR (PB) ALISSA GROSSO LWL S$18.90 Meet the clique that rules Fidelity High: Olivia, Zelda, Nordica, and Shelly, each one handpicked by uber-popular Hamilton Best. You know you're in when you make the guest list for one of Hamilton's parties. And in the thralls of senior year, everyone wants to get noticed by Hamilton. But Hamilton's elite entourage is coming apart at the seams. Olivia fantasizes about finally having a boyfriend, Zelda dreams of ditching high school, Nordica wants to be alone with her photography, and Shelly's plotting to dethrone Hamilton. Lies and secrets are ripping away the careful ties that have kept them together for years. But Hamilton has the biggest secret of all, one that only her boyfriend Alex knows. If the truth got out, it would shock everyone and destroy Hamilton's fragile world - and she'll do anything to protect her secret and keep her clique together.


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