Books of Beauty

Poems from When We Were Very Young Cover Image
By A. A. Milne, Rosemary Wells (Compiled by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324016533
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Published: Norton Young Readers - October 26th, 2021

A contemporary master of the nursery tale brings her unique imagination to a beloved classic.


The Story Orchestra: The Nutcracker: Press the note to hear Tchaikovsky's music Cover Image
By Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Illustrator), Katy Flint (Adapted by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781786030689
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 5th, 2017

Follow Clara on a magical Christmas adventure in this musical retelling of The Nutcracker ballet—push the button on each beautiful scene to hear the vivid sound of an orchestra playing from Tchaikovsky’s score.

It is Christmas Eve at Clara’s house. Scents of ginger, chocolate, and peppermint waft through the air.


Home Is in Between Cover Image
By Mitali Perkins, Lavanya Naidu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374303679
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 23rd, 2021

In the timely yet timeless picture book Home Is in Between, critically acclaimed author Mitali Perkins and illustrator Lavanya Naidu describe the experience of navigating multiple cultures and embracing the complex but beautiful home in between.

Shanti misses the warm monsoon rains in India. Now in America, she watches fall leaves fly past her feet.


Mr. Brown's Fantastic Hat Cover Image
By Ayano Imai (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9789888240845
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: minedition - September 1st, 2014

An enchantingly positive story of love, loneliness, and the hope of renewal

 

“Who needs friends?” thinks Mr. Brown. “I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.” Try as he might, however, Mr.


Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!: An Animal Poem for Each Day of the Year Cover Image
By Nosy Crow, Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator), Fiona Waters (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781536217186
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Published: Nosy Crow - October 19th, 2021

A lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems—one for every day of the year! The perfect book for children (and grown-ups!) to share at the beginning or end of the day.


The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day: Press the note to hear Vivaldi's music Cover Image
By Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781847808776
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 4th, 2016

Discover what it would be like to travel through the four seasons in one day in this musical story based on the classical masterpiece The Four Seasons—push the button in each breathtaking scene to hear the vivid sound of an orchestra playing from Vivaldi’s score.

Follow a little girl called Isabelle and her dog, Pickle, as they take on the adventure of a lifeti


Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313928
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 12th, 2021

A Kirkus Best Book of October 2021

From poet Victoria Chang, a collection of literary letters and mementos on the art of remembering across generations.


Time is a Flower Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735267541
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Published: Tundra Books - September 21st, 2021

A playful and poignant exploration of the nature of time through the eyes of a child from acclaimed author/illustrator Julie Morstad.


Sophie Calle: The Hotel Cover Image
By Sophie Calle (Artist)
$39.95
ISBN: 9781938221293
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Published: Siglio Press - December 7th, 2021

The Tree in Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112595
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - March 16th, 2021

A stunning and sensitive portrait of the strength within each of us and the nourishment we receive from the natural world, by the New York Times bestselling creator of the acclaimed My Heart and The Book of Mistakes


Kaleidoscope Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338777246
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 21st, 2021

An astounding new feat of storytelling from Brian Selznick, the award-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck.

A ship. A garden. A library. A key. In Kaleidoscope, the incomparable Brian Selznick presents the story of two people bound to each other through time and space, memory and dreams.


The Big Bath House Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593181959
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Published: Random House Studio - November 16th, 2021

A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties


Every Color of Light: A Book about the Sky Cover Image
By Hiroshi Osada, Ryoji Arai (Illustrator), David Boyd (Translator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592702916
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - October 13th, 2020

A Publishers Weekly Best Picture Book of 2020

A Kirkus Best Book of 2020

A Shelf Awareness Best Children's Book of 2020

Best Illustrator Award, 2021 Northern Lights Book Awards


Poetic and sparse, a bedtime story told by the elements.


Ten Beautiful Things Cover Image
By Molly Griffin, Maribel Lechuga (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580899369
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Published: Charlesbridge - January 12th, 2021

A heartfelt story of changing perspectives, set in the Midwest. Ten Beautiful Things gently explores loss, a new home, and finding beauty wherever you are.


Bright Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443284
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book
Winner of the Tomás Rivera Mexican Children’s Book Award

Inspiring, reassuring, and beautifully illustrated, this new story from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Dreamers is the perfect gift for every child.


His Dark Materials: Lyra's Oxford, Gift Edition Cover Image
By Philip Pullman, Chris Wormell (Illustrator)
$20.99
ISBN: 9780593486573
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2021

A stunning new edition of this tantalizing tale of Lyra and Pan set in the world of His Dark Materials. Now with full-color illustrations from Chris Wormell. A perfect gift for Pullman fans.

This exciting companion to His Dark Materials tells a not-to-be-missed story about Lyra in the years after the events of The Amber Spyglass.


What We'll Build: Plans For Our Together Future Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593206751
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Published: Philomel Books - October 6th, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller!

From Oliver Jeffers, world-renowned picture book creator and illustrator of The Crayons' Christmas, comes a gorgeously told father-daughter story and companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are!


This Is a Gift for You Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524714161
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 30th, 2021

A stunning companion to the best-selling and beloved The Wonderful Things You Will Be, this picture book celebrates how we say "I love you" with gifts as heartfelt as a daisy, as magical as a dream, and as comforting as a place to belong. It is a poetic tribute to the simple joys of life and nature, and a reminder that the greatest gift we have is time spent together.


Dream Street Cover Image
By Tricia Elam Walker, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581109
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - November 16th, 2021

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMESFIVE STARRED REVIEWS
 


Once Upon a Time There Was and Will Be So Much More Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536222135
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Published: Candlewick Studio - September 7th, 2021

Take a journey from the distant past into a future to be imagined with this gorgeous debut picture book whose gradated pages reflect the passage of time.


Imagine Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536217407
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Published: Candlewick - September 7th, 2021

A buoyant, breathtaking poem from Juan Felipe Herrera — brilliantly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo — speaks to every dreaming heart.


In the Forest Cover Image
By Anouck Boisrobert (Illustrator), Louis Rigaud (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781849760713
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Published: Tate Publishing - October 26th, 2021

A wonderful pop-up book which cleverly looks at deforestation and rebirth, from the bestselling author/illustrators of Under the Ocean, Anouck Boisrobert and Louis Rigaud

In a lush green forest, a sloth sleeps. Can you see him? CLANG! Machines come to tear down the trees, but the sloth still sleeps... will he wake up?


Your Legacy: A Bold Reclaiming of Our Enslaved History Cover Image
By Schele Williams, Tonya Engel (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419748752
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

A proud, empowering introduction to African American history that celebrates and honors enslaved ancestors

Your story begins in Africa. 
Your African ancestors defied the odds and survived 400 years of slavery in America and passed down an extraordinary legacy to you.


Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch Cover Image
By Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101996294
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 13th, 2021

This heartfelt picture book biography illustrated by the Caldecott Honoree Ekua Holmes, tells the story of MaVynee Betsch, an African American opera singer turned environmentalist and the legacy she preserved.