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MSRP: $15.99Age Range: 4 to 7Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Randy Riley loves two things: science and baseball. When it comes to the solar system, the constellations, and all things robot, Randy is a genius. But on the baseball diamond? Not so much. He tries...but whiffs every time. Then, one night, Randy sees something shocking through his Space Boy telescope: it's a fireball, and it's headed right for his town! Randy does the math, summons all of his science smarts, and devises a plan that will save the day in a spectacular way. Launch date: February 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34190 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $8.99Age Range: 3 to 6Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Bold, child-friendly illustrations and die-cut pages will draw even the youngest listeners to this gentle reminder of the easy, everyday ways we can be kinder to the earth. Launch date: March 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34191 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $19.99Age Range: 4 to 8Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Little Suhaila wishes she could have known her grandma, who would wrap her arms around the whole world if she could, Mama says. And one night, Suhaila gets her wish when a golden ladder appears at her window, and Grandma Annie invites the girl to come along with her on a magical journey. In a rich and deeply personal narrative, Maya Soetoro-Ng draws inspiration from her mother's love for family, her empathy for others, and her ethic of service to imagine this remarkable meeting. Evoking fantasy and folklore, the story touches on events that have affected people across the world in our time and reaffirms our common humanity. Yuyi Morales's breathtaking artwork illuminates the dreamlike tale, reminding us that loved ones lost are always with us, and that sometimes we need only look at the moon and remember. Launch date: March 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34192 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $17.99Age Range: 4 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Old twins, new twins, famous twins, not-at-all-alike twins, side-byside twins, let's play twins, not-yet twins, mirror twins - all kinds of twins! - come together in a collection of original poems by two of our most celebrated authors for young people: J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen. From a wave and a wink to a twin switcheroo, from a rocket to the moon to the old woman who lived in a shoe, these poems and mini facts, whimsically illustrated by Sophie Blackall, will leave even singletons with a twinkle in their eyes. J. Patrick Lewis is the current Children's Poet Laureate. A twin himself, he has written more than seventy children's books. Jane Yolen, not a twin herself - but with multiple sets in her family - has written or edited more than three hundred books.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34193 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $19.99Age Range: 5 to 9Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Welcome to the great city of London! Are you ready for your tour? Open this inviting, large-format book and follow the river Thames as it winds through the heart of the celebrated capital. Peer inside Buckingham Palace, spin the London Eye, whisper in Saint Paul's Cathedral gallery, and raise the historic Tower Bridge. Lift the flaps, and you'll find famous faces, spooky stories, and surprising secrets. Turn the book around to look inside buildings and find out even more. Launch date: April 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34194 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $4.99Age Range: 3 to 5Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Tuck this in an Easter basket. Maisy is making and hiding treats for a backyard hunt- and needs kids to lend a hand. Maisy's beloved sticker books - now with fresh new cover designs - are sure to keep fans busy through the holidays and highlights of the seasons. Launch date: February 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34195 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $4.99Age Range: 2 to 5Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Help Maisy and company collect shells, build a sand castle, and feast on tasty treats as they spend a day by the seaside. Launch date: April 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34196 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $6.99Age Range: 3 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Maisy has put her sun hat, pajamas, toothbrush, and camera into a bag, and she's off to the train station with Panda and Cyril. They're headed for the seashore, but getting there is only half the fun. Coloring and snacks help pass the time on the ride to the beach, where Maisy can't wait to swim, collect seashells, build sand castles, and lots more. At nighttime it feels special to go to bed in a hotel knowing that tomorrow another vacation day awaits. Launch date: April 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34197 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $6.99Age Range: 6 to 8Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Meet Bink and Gollie, two precocious little girls--one tiny, one tall, and both utterly irrepressible. Setting out from their super-deluxe tree house and powered by plenty of peanut butter (for Bink) and pancakes (for Gollie), they share three comical adventures involving painfully bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion. No matter where their roller skates take them, at the end of the day they will always be the very best of friends. Full of quick-witted repartee, this brainchild of Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo and award-winning author Alison McGhee is a hilarious ode to exuberance and camaraderie, imagination and adventure, brought to life through the delightfully kinetic images of Tony Fucile. Launch date: April 2012.
Awards: 2013 TDmonthly Seal of Approval, Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34198 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $12.95Age Range: 4 to 6Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Chick and Chickie love to play in their very own way, whether scaring each other silly or tickling the letter A. As young readers eagerly turn the pages of the story, they'll look forward to spotting all the witty side jokes and hilarious details. The fast-paced and zany narrative by Claude Ponti, one of the world's most beloved children's book authors, will instantly delight early readers and will just as surely turn reading into play. Launch date: February 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34199 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $14.99Age Range: 5 to 8Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Maggie wants a pony to ride and take care of, and to prepare she's been reading a big book on horse care. Meanwhile, Bramble is bored with giving riding lessons and walking in circles. She's looking for just the right person to take her away from her routine. Is it a perfect match? Maggie loves Bramble as soon as she sees her, but there are some things Bramble has to be sure of. Will Maggie let Bramble venture into new places? Will she protect Bramble from strange objects in the yard? Will she, most importantly, know when Bramble needs her undivided attention? Launch date: March 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34200 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $14.99Age Range: 5 to 7Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Monkey and Elephant are very good friends. The live in the jungle, which is sometimes very hot! So the two friends set out to find a shady spot. On the way, Monkey complains that Elephant is walking too bumpity, too ziggy and zaggy. And Elephant complains that Monkey is being too bossy and too sassy. Will these very good friends find shade before they become very bad friends? Launch date: March 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34201 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $6.99Age Range: 1 to 3Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Bizzy Bear is helping out at the building site, so he puts on his hard hat and gets to work. Help him drive a digger, a bulldozer, and a truck. With chunky sliders to push and pull, this robust little board book is perfect for active toddlers. Launch date: February 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34202 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $14.99Age Range: 5 to 10Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Nick and Maxine live in a tall building with one apartment on top of another. So when they look out their window and see a little house they never knew was there, of course they must visit (especially when their parents tell them not to!). Going through the boiler room, they're amazed to find to a secret backyard with a garden, a porch, and a statue of a cat. And they're even more amazed when that cat starts to talk...Welcome to the world of Mrs. Noodlekugel, where felines converse and serve cookies and tea, vision-impaired mice join the party (but may put crumbs up their noses), and children in search of funny adventures are drawn by the warm smell of gingerbread and the promise of magical surprises. Launch date: April 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34203 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $15.99Age Range: 10 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Meena and River have a lot in common: fathers forced to work away from home to make ends meet, grandmothers who mean the world to them, and faithful dogs. But Meena is an Indian immigrant girl living in New York City’s Chinatown, while River is a Kentucky coal miner’s son. As Meena’s family studies for citizenship exams and River's town faces devastating mountaintop removal, this unlikely pair become pen pals, sharing thoughts and, as their camaraderie deepens, discovering common ground in their disparate experiences. With honesty and humor, Meena and River bridge the miles between them, creating a friendship that inspires bravery and defeats cultural misconceptions. Launch date: February 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34204 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $16.99Age Range: 10 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Frances was nine when she first saw the fairies. They were tiny men, dressed all in green. Nobody but Frances saw them, so her cousin Elsie painted paper fairies and took photographs of them "dancing" around Frances to make the grown-ups stop teasing. The girls promised each other they would never, ever tell that the photos weren't real. But how were Frances and Elsie supposed to know that their photographs would fall into the hands of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? And who would have dreamed that the man who created the famous detective Sherlock Holmes believed ardently in fairies - and wanted very much to see one? Mary Losure presents this enthralling true story as a fanciful narrative featuring the original Cottingley fairy photos and previously unpublished drawings and images from the family's archives. Launch date: March 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34205 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $6.99Age Range: 9 to 14Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
The Samurai Kids are ready to travel back from China to the Cockroach Ryu, nestled in Japan's Tateyama Mountains. But then the unthinkable happens: Kyoko, one of the Cockroaches, is kidnapped. Sensei knows it is the mark of his old enemy Lu Zeng, an evil minister of the Forbidden City who is obsessed with eternal life. The Cockroaches must make a perilous journey to the Forbidden City, during which they encounter the mysterious, forest-dwelling Lin people. But Niya, the boy with one leg, has his trust tested when he learns that his best friend, Yoshi, is keeping secrets. Even worse, it seems that Sensei is not revealing all he knows either. Will all these secrets keep the Cockroaches from achieving their most important mission yet- rescuing Kyoko before Lu Zeng performs horrible experiments on her? Launch date: February 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34206 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $8.99Age Range: 5 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Welcome to the City of Light, one of the world's most romantic destinations! From the revered Gothic cathedral of Notre Dame to the majestic Eiffel Tower, from the cabaret venue of Moulin Rouge to the highbrow opera house Palais Garnier, this world-class city offers beaucoup beloved architectural landmarks. Visit a dozen sites, including the Louvre, Pompidou Centre, Musée d'Orsay, Arc de Triomphe, and more, then fold all away in an élégant slipcase. Launch date: March 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34207 (added 5/11/2012)
MSRP: $14.99Age Range: 6 to 9Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
The weather is hot, hot, hot, and the farm animals are getting grumpy. The pigs are arguing with the chickens, and the ducks and newts are sad because their pond has dried up. Where will the water animals live? Luckily, they have the help of Daisy Dawson and her old pals - Boom the farm dog, Conker and Hazel the young squirrels - plus a crowd of farm animals and a group of water voles. But it may take the elegant and snooty cat Trixie to make the rain fall at last. Warm up to another adventure featuring Daisy Dawson, the ordinary girl with an extraordinary gift: she can talk to and understand animals. Illustrated by Jessica Meserve. Launch date: June 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34378 (added 6/6/2012)
Her parents don't live together anymore, so sometimes the child in this book lives with her mom and cat, and sometimes with Dad. Her bedroom looks a little different in each house, and she keeps some toys in one place and some in another. But her favorite toys she takes with her wherever she goes. In an inviting lift-the-flap format saturated with colorful illustrations, Melanie Walsh visits the changes in routine that are familiar to many children whose parents live apart, but whose love and involvement remain as constant as ever. Launch date: June 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34379 (added 6/6/2012)
MSRP: $17.99Age Range: 8 to 12Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Did you know that James West invented the microphone in your cell phone? That Fred Jones invented the refrigerated truck that makes supermarkets possible? Or that Dr. Percy Julian synthesized cortisone from soy, easing untold people's pain? These are just some of the black inventors and innovators scoring big points in this dynamic look at several unsung heroes who shared a desire to improve people's lives. Offering profiles with fast facts on flaps and framed by a funny contemporary story featuring two feisty twins, here is a nod to the minds behind the gamma electric cell and the ice-cream scoop, improvements to traffic lights, open-heart surgery, and more - inventors whose ingenuity and perseverance against great odds made our world safer, better, and brighter. Authors: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's all-time leading scorer, champions a lineup of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book. Raymond Obstfeld is the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction and is a professor of creative writing. He lives in California. Launch date: January 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34380 (added 6/6/2012)
MSRP: $4.99Age Range: 2 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
Maisy and her friends love everything to do with Halloween - painting faces on pumpkins, dressing up in costumes, bobbing for apples, and especially going out to trick-or-treat. But they can't do any of these things unless their little fans join the festivities by completing each scene with colorful stickers. Launch date: July 10, 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34521 (added 7/2/2012)
MSRP: $12.99Age Range: 2 to 5Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
It's a rainy day, so Posy decides to stay at home and do some baking. With the cupcakes safely in the oven, she settles down to lick the bowl when a large, blue, furry paw appears at her window. A moment later, a monster walks in- oh, no! But something about the monster looks familiar...Pip and Posy are friends (most of the time!) in the newest title in this series about the dramas of toddler life. Launch date: July 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34522 (added 7/2/2012)
MSRP: $16.99Age Range: 12 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Boys And Girls
When Cora and her younger sister, Mimi, are sent to stay with their elderly aunt in the isolated village of Byers Guerdon, they receive a less-than-warm welcome. Auntie Ida is eccentric and rigid, and the girls are desperate to go back to London. But what they don't know is that their aunt's life was devastated the last time two young sisters were at Guerdon Hall, and she is determined to protect her nieces from an evil that has lain hidden for years. Along with Roger and Peter, two village boys, Cora must uncover the horrifying truth that has held Bryers Guerdon in its dark grip for centuries - before it's too late for little Mimi. Riveting and intensely atmospheric, this stunning debut will hold readers in its spell long after the last page is turned. In an exquisitely chilling debut novel, four children unravel the mystery of a family curse - and a ghostly creature known in folklore as Long Lankin. Launch date: July 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34523 (added 7/2/2012)
MSRP: $19.99Age Range: 5 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2012)Gender: Girls
Jane Ray’s layered cut-paper artwork elegantly retells the time-honored tale of a scullery maid turned royalty. Six meticulously detailed tableaux include a shabby kitchen, a gorgeous nightscape in a magical garden, and a sparkling ballroom filled with nobles, as well as Cinderella’s iconic gilded pumpkin coach. Side panels unfold to reveal the story’s text and evoke an evening at the theater. Little girls who dream of fairy godmothers will adore this unique portrayal of the world’s most famous princess - no glass slippers required. Launch date: September 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 35147 (added 10/1/2012)