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2016

FA L L

CREATIVE
EDITIONS

Table of Contents
Recent Titles

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The Riddle Horse

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The Navajo Code Talkers

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Classic Titles

10–18

The Million Stories of Marco Polo

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The Creative Company Gifts

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The Great North Woods

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Ordering Information

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Fuzzy, Furry Hat

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Cover illustration by Mark Summers from The Riddle Horse;
illustration above by Michael Rothman from The Great North Woods

Creative Editions Recent Titles

What to Do with a Box

Wild Backyard

If you give a child a box, who can tell what will
happen next? It may become a library or a boat.
It could set the scene for a fairy tale or a wild expedition. The most wonderful thing is its seemingly endless capacity for magical adventure.
Author: Jane Yolen / Artist: Chris Sheban

In this illustrated nonfiction board book, six
backyard animals are introduced by describing
how and what they find to eat in their particular
microhabitat as a backyard scene develops.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Fiammetta Dogi

978-1-56846-289-9
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 8-3/4" × 10-3/4"

$17.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-287-5
Interest level: Age 2 and up
Trim size: 7" × 7"

$7.99 Board
Page count: 14
Color illustrations

To the Rescue!

Wake up, Weather!

In this illustrated nonfiction board book, six
helpful vehicles are introduced by means of their
definitive actions as whimsical characters make
emergency situations more approachable.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Nate Williams

This illustrated conceptual board book encourages the youngest of readers to expand their imaginations by thinking of how common weather
phenomena might be characterized by actions.
Author: Rita Marshall / Artist: Monique Felix

978-1-56846-288-2
Interest level: Age 2 and up
Trim size: 7" × 7"

$7.99 Board
Page count: 14
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-286-8
Interest level: Age 2 and up
Trim size: 6-1/4" × 8"

$8.99 Board
Page count: 14
Color illustrations

Taste the Clouds
This illustrated conceptual board book encourages the youngest of readers to expand their
imaginations by thinking of the many ways we
use our senses to describe the world around us.
Author: Rita Marshall / Artist: Paolo Domeniconi
978-1-56846-285-1
$8.99 Board
Interest level: Age 2 and up
Page count: 14
Trim size: 6-1/4" × 8"
Color illustrations

Illustration by Chris Sheban from What to Do with a Box

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The Navajo Code Talkers
At the beginning of World War II, there were about 50,000 Navajo in
America. By war’s end, some 540 of them had served in the U.S. Marine
Corps, and a select few were employed in an operation so secretive that
it would not be revealed for more than 20 years. To defeat the Axis Powers of Germany, Italy, and Japan, the Allies had to break enemy codes
and anticipate covert actions. They also had to keep their own movements a secret. What better way to accomplish that than by using an
unwritten language as the basis for the ultimate unbreakable code?

J. Patrick Lewis has earned a lofty reputation in children’s publishing,
having authored more than 95 picture books. From 2011 to 2013, he
served as Children’s Poet Laureate of the United States. Among his other
honors are the 2011 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Excellence in Children’s Poetry Award and the Ohioana Awards’ 2004
Alice Louise Wood Memorial Prize. He lives in Westerville, Ohio.
Gary Kelley is an internationally known artist who has illustrated numerous books, including his most recent Creative Editions collaboration
with J. Patrick Lewis, 2014’s Harlem Hellfighters. Among other honors,
this title was named Best Children’s Book of the Year by the Children’s
Book Committee of the Bank Street College of Education.
978-1-56846-295-0
$18.99 HC
Interest level: Age 10 and up
Page count: 32
Trim size: 9" × 12"
Color illustrations

*Also available: And the Soldiers Sang,
Harlem Hellfighters

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The Million Stories of Marco Polo
How do we remember history? What are the truths and lies we tell?
When Marco Polo first told his tales of adventure, it was to a fellow
inmate, an author named Rustichello, and from there, other scribes
copied, translated, and customized the story to suit their purposes. Journey along as a fictitious scribe relates selected episodes from Polo’s life
to a curious young visitor who is eager to commit the tales to her own

Michael J. Rosen is the author, illustrator, editor, or photographer of more
than 100 books for young readers and adults. A consummate dog lover
and insatiably curious natural historian, he lives on a farm in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Ohio. Visit him online at www.fidosopher.com.
Maria Cristina Pritelli is a self-taught Italian artist. In addition to being
published internationally, her work has been selected multiple times for
the Illustrators Exhibition at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. She lives
in Gabicce Mare, Italy, with her husband and two children.

memory so that she, too, can become a storyteller.
978-1-56846-290-5
$18.99 HC
Interest level: Age 10 and up
Page count: 32
Trim size: 10-3/4" × 9-3/4"
Color illustrations

*Also available: Sailing the Unknown

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The Great North Woods
The Great North Woods is a vast habitat of boreal forest that extends
from the eastern Great Lakes, across four northeastern states, and
continues into the Canadian province of Quebec. Rich language and
evocative verse propel young readers into the heart of this region, exploring its diverse and dynamic environment from dawn through darkness.
The celebratory text is enhanced by exquisitely detailed and atmospheric
paintings, illuminating the drama and beauty of the ecosystem.

Brian Heinz is the critically acclaimed author of more than 15
books for young readers and is sought after as a speaker on the craft
of writing at schools and professional conferences. Visit him online
at www.brianheinz.com.
As a natural-science illustrator with a background in field and laboratory
work, Michael Rothman has distinguished himself as a renowned artist
of flora and fauna the world over. He has contributed illustrations to
publications such as Scientific American and the New York Times’ science
section, as well as pieces for children’s trade picture books.

978-1-56846-275-2
$18.99 HC
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Page count: 32
Trim size: 10-3/4" × 9-1/2"
Color illustrations

*Also available: Sing a Season Song

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Fuzzy, Furry Hat
A lonely bear lives in a mystical tree. As he plays music on his jingly
hat, other animals are drawn to the sounds. Soon, they are making a
new home for themselves within the soft confines of the Fuzzy, Furry
Hat. When an epic rainstorm begins, the hat becomes a place of refuge
as they all withstand a deluge and become forever friends. Author and

Etienne Delessert is a Swiss-American artist and author whose picture
books have earned numerous honors, including two Graphics Prizes
from the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. In 2010, he was shortlisted for
the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration and was nominated again six years later. Delessert’s work has also been presented in
retrospectives at the Louvre and the Library of Congress in Washington,
D.C.

illustrator Etienne Delessert presents a “wild” story of unlikely companions in a tale inspired by a poem from Edward Lear.
978-1-56846-296-7
$18.99 HC
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Page count: 32
Trim size: 8-1/2" × 11"
Color illustrations

*Also available: Night Circus, A Glass

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The Riddle Horse
A riddling horse recounts its adventures and fondly remembers its
variety of riders throughout the long years of its life. Where is this
horse? How has it seen so much yet never been far away from where it

Mark Summers has created artwork for numerous magazines, Barnes &
Noble bookstores, and many U.S. postage stamps, including the 2009
collection commemorating Abraham Lincoln’s bicentennial. In 2000,
he received the Society of Illustrators’ coveted Hamilton King Award for
best illustration of the year. He lives in Ontario, Canada.

started? Try to spot the clues, and see if you reach the same conclusion
provided by author and illustrator Mark Summers in this imaginatively
constructed tale!

978-1-56846-291-2
$18.99 HC
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Page count: 24
Trim size: 9" × 9"
Color illustrations

*Also available: Pirates at the Plate
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Creative Editions Classic Titles

The Adventures of Pinocchio Will a misbe-

Bobo’s Smile What’s a clown to do when

having wooden puppet amend his wicked ways in
time to become a real boy?
Author: Carlo Collodi
Artist: Roberto Innocenti

the circus shuts down and he loses the ability
to smile? Bobo goes on a quest to regain his
happiness.
Author/Artist: Seymour Chwast

978-1-56846-190-8
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 8-1/2" × 11-1/4"

$35.00 HC
Page count: 192
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-221-9
Interest level: Age 3 and up
Trim size: 8" × 8"

$14.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer An illu-

The Cat Who Invented Bebop A feline

strated edition breathes new life into Mark Twain’s
most popular and widely read novel.
Author: Mark Twain / Artist: C. F. Payne

saxophonist sets out for jazzy New York, where
he makes his mark as a cool cat to remember.
Author/Artist: Marshall Arisman

978-1-56846-268-4
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 7-1/2" × 10-1/2"

$29.99 HC
Page count: 296
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-152-6 (Regular Edition)
978-1-56846-168-7 (Special Edition)

Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 8-1/2" × 11"

$17.95 HC
$21.95 HC

Page count: 32
Color illustrations

All the World’s a Stage This poetry collec-

Cheyenne Medicine Hat A mustang mare

tion explores Shakespeare’s “Seven Ages of Man”
to celebrate the theater of human existence.
Compiler: Lee Bennett Hopkins
Artist: Guy Billout

leads a herd of wild horses on an adventurous
journey that unfolds into an uplifting story
of survival.
Author: Brian Heinz / Artist: Gregory Manchess

978-1-56846-218-9
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 10-1/2" × 9-1/2"

$19.99 HC
Page count: 40
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-181-6
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 8-1/4" × 12-1/4"

$19.95 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

And the Soldiers Sang Along the infamous

A Christmas Carol Award-winning artist

Western Front, enemies are drawn together by
song in the spirit of Christmas friendship.
Author: J. Patrick Lewis / Artist: Gary Kelley

Roberto Innocenti vividly renders the beloved
Christmas tale in this revised edition.

978-1-56846-220-2 (HC)
978-0-89812-975-5 (PB)
Interest level: Age 9 and up
Trim size: 9" × 12"

$19.99 HC
$9.99 PB
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

Author: Charles Dickens
Artist: Roberto Innocenti
978-1-56846-278-3
Interest level: Age 10 and up
Trim size: 8-3/8" × 12"

$29.99 HC
Page count: 152
Color illustrations

Black Cat Bone Legend credits his success to

Cinderella A glamorous, 1920s-era style of

a midnight pact at a dark crossroads, but what is
the real story of Robert Johnson?
Author: J. Patrick Lewis / Artist: Gary Kelley

illustration helps bring to life the familiar 17thcentury fairy tale of Cinderella.
Author: Charles Perrault
Artist: Roberto Innocenti

978-1-56846-194-6
Interest level: Age 10 and up
Trim size: 8-1/2" × 12"

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$24.95 HC
Page count: 48
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-130-4 (HC)
978-0-89812-828-4 (PB)
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 7-3/4" × 11"

$20.95 HC
$7.99 PB
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

Creative Editions Classic Titles

The Creative Collection of American
Short Stories This beautifully illustrated anthology spans more than 150 years to spotlight
17 gems.
Authors: various / Artist: Yan Nascimbene
978-1-56846-202-8
Interest level: Age 10 and up
Trim size: 7-1/4" × 10-1/4"

$28.95 HC
Page count: 272
Color illustrations

Doctor Dolittle American artist Seymour
Chwast reinterprets the 1920s tale for a 21stcentury audience.
Author/Artist: Seymour Chwast
978-1-56846-258-5
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 9" × 12"

$18.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

Dark Fiddler An old gravedigger recounts to

The Emily Sonnets Sonnets and biographi-

his young apprentice the tall but true tale of Italian violinist Nicolo Paganini.
Author: Aaron Frisch / Artist: Gary Kelley

cal notes tell of the reclusive life and literary
creativity of 19th-century American poet Emily
Dickinson.
Author: Jane Yolen / Artist: Gary Kelley

978-1-56846-200-4
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 9" × 12"

$17.95 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-215-8
Interest level: Age 11 and up
Trim size: 8" × 11-1/4"

$19.99 HC
Page count: 40
Color illustrations

Dig It! In this illustrated nonfiction board

Erika’s Story A Jewish woman narrates how

book, six construction machines are introduced
by their defining features or functions.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Laszlo Kubinyi

her mother was able to spare her from the horrors of the Holocaust as an infant.
Author: Ruth Vander Zee
Artist: Roberto Innocenti

978-1-56846-237-0
Interest level: Age 2 and up
Trim size: 7" × 7"

Above illustration by Laszlo Kubinyi from Dig It!

$7.99 Board
Page count: 14
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-176-2 (HC)
978-0-89812-891-8 (PB)
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 10" × 9-1/2"

$19.99 HC
$10.99 PB
Page count: 24
Color illustrations

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Creative Editions Classic Titles

Etienne Delessert Memory Game This

Full Color No introduction to the colors of

classic game gets a fresh treatment with striking
images taken from the books of Etienne Delessert.
Artist: Etienne Delessert

the rainbow is quite like this one, here reissued
from a 2008 original in a smaller format.
Author/Artist: Etienne Delessert

978-1-56846-262-2
Interest level: Age 4 and up
Size: 3" × 3" × 6"

$14.99
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-266-0
Interest level: Age 2 and up
Trim size: 7-1/4" × 9-3/4"

$15.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

Everything Is a Poem A compilation of

Fun with Numbers Mischievous illustra-

poetry from a former U.S. Children’s Poet
Laureate, J. Patrick Lewis.
Author: J. Patrick Lewis
Artist: Maria Cristina Pritelli

tions remind readers that there have been many
ways of counting, measuring, and having fun with
numbers.
Author: Massin / Artists: Les Chats Pelés

978-1-56846-240-0
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 10" × 10"

$24.99 HC
Page count: 88
Color illustrations

978-0-15200-962-5
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 9" × 13"

$17.00 HC
Page count: 40
Color illustrations

The Forever Flowers A waylaid grouse dis-

The Girl in Red Depicting a city as a wilder-

covers the unexpected joys of quietude—and the
difficulty of decision-making.
Author: Michael J. Rosen
Artist: Sonja Danowski

ness, this modern take offers a twist on the old
tale of an innocent girl in a red riding hood.
Author: Aaron Frisch
Artist: Roberto Innocenti

978-1-56846-273-8
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 8-5/8" × 11-3/4"

$18.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-223-3
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 10-1/2" × 11-1/2"

$19.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

Franklin the Fly When a mild-mannered fly

A Glass In this autobiographical story, readers

spends a day in the countryside, he discovers
the peaceful life he has been missing.
Author/Artist: R. O. Blechman

will learn of one seemingly unbreakable glass
and of the shatterproof love between a parent
and child.
Author/Artist: Etienne Delessert

978-1-56846-148-9
Interest level: Age 7 and up
Trim size: 7-1/4" × 10"

$17.95 HC
Page count: 40
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-257-8
Interest level: Age 7 and up
Trim size: 9" × 9"

$18.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

The Frog Who Wanted to See the Sea A

The Good Ship Crocodile A friendly

timid frog’s journey becomes a modern fairy
tale in this reissued 2014 edition of the 2007
original.
Author/Artist: Guy Billout

crocodile acts as a ferry to many stranded animal
neighbors, and his good deeds are repaid in full.
Author: J. Patrick Lewis / Artist: Monique Felix

978-1-56846-267-7
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 9-1/4" × 8-1/4"

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$16.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-238-7
Interest level: Age 5 and up
Trim size: 9-3/4" × 9-3/4"

$18.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

Creative Editions Classic Titles

Harlem Hellfighters Black Americans from

I Hate to Read! Victor Dickens hates to

New York take both the fight and their music to

read, and nothing can change his mind until he
discovers the hidden lives of printed words.
Author: Rita Marshall / Artist: Etienne Delessert

the WWI battlefields of France.
Author: J. Patrick Lewis / Artist: Gary Kelley
978-1-56846-246-2
Interest level: Age 10 and up
Trim size: 9" × 12"

$19.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-232-5
Interest level: Age 5 and up
Trim size: 7-1/4" × 9-3/4"

$16.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

Homer Henry Hudson’s Curio Museum

I Met a Dinosaur After a visit to the Museum

A mysterious adventurer travels the world for
treasures to add to his unique collection.
Author/Artist: Zack Rock

of Natural History, a young girl begins to see the
creatures everywhere.
Author: Jan Wahl / Artist: Chris Sheban

978-1-56846-260-8
Interest level: Age 10 and up
Trim size: 10" × 10"

$18.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-233-2
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 9" × 9"

$17.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

The House In this gorgeously illustrated title,

I Still Hate to Read! In this follow-up to the

a country house is rediscovered and reborn at the
turn of the 20th century.
Author: J. Patrick Lewis
Artist: Roberto Innocenti

acclaimed I Hate to Read!, a classroom assignment
unveils a boy’s secret love for books.
Author: Rita Marshall / Artist: Etienne Delessert

978-1-56846-201-1
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 9" × 12-1/2"

$19.95 HC
Page count: 64
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-174-8
Interest level: Age 4 and up
Trim size: 8-1/2" × 12"

$19.95 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

How Fast Can You Go? In this illustrated

If— Rudyard Kipling’s encouraging sentiments

nonfiction board book, six modes of transportation are introduced by their relative speeds.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Nate Williams

that inspired a nation are tenderly portrayed in
this illustrated edition of the famous poem.
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Artist: Giovanni Manna

978-1-56846-253-0
Interest level: Age 2 and up
Trim size: 7" × 7"

$7.99 Board
Page count: 14
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-259-2
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 7-1/2" × 10"

$18.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

How to Draw with Your Funny Bone
This artistic workbook encourages readers
to experiment with their own types of visual
expression.
Author/Artist: Elwood H. Smith
978-1-56846-243-1
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 8-3/4" × 10-1/2"

$17.99 HC
Page count: 40
Color illustrations

Spot illustration by Elwood H. Smith from How to Draw with Your Funny Bone

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Creative Editions Classic Titles

The Last Resort An artist’s quest to recover
his imagination leads him to a remote seaside
hotel visited by some rather remarkable guests.
Author: J. Patrick Lewis
Artist: Roberto Innocenti
978-1-56846-172-4
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 8-5/8" × 11-7/8"

$24.99 HC
Page count: 48
Color illustrations

Lineup for Yesterday Famous poet Ogden
Nash pays entertaining tribute to the greatest
baseball players of the 1800s and early 1900s.
Author: Ogden Nash / Artist: C. F. Payne
978-1-56846-212-7
Interest level: Age 9 and up
Trim size: 10-3/4" × 9-1/2"

$24.99 HC
Page count: 56
Color illustrations

Lineup for Yesterday Baseball Cards
Nash’s classic odes to baseball greats of yore
are presented in a boxed set of full-color commemorative cards.
Author: Ogden Nash / Artist: C. F. Payne
978-1-56846-249-3
Interest level: Age 4 and up
Size: 6" × 4-1/4" × 1"

$12.99
Color illustrations

The Illustrated Treasury of Fairy Tales

The Lonely Pine The Lonely Pine recounts

Ten beloved fairy tales are brought to life by
world-renowned artists.
Authors: various / Artists: various

a calendar year in the Arctic life of the world’s
northernmost tree.
Author: Aaron Frisch / Artist: Etienne Delessert

978-1-56846-144-1
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 7-1/4" × 11"

$29.95 HC
Page count: 352
Color illustrations
and photographs

978-1-56846-214-1
Interest level: Age 9 and up
Trim size: 11" × 7-3/4"

$17.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

I’m Not a Pig in Underpants Follow a

The Long Tall Journey The story of a giraffe

series of delightful, poetic clues as a mysterious
animal narrator prompts readers to figure out
its identity.
Author/Artist: Elwood H. Smith

that journeyed from Africa to France in the 19th
century, told by the animal.
Author: Jan Wahl / Artist: Laurent Gapaillard

978-1-56846-229-5
Interest level: Age 5 and up
Trim size: 8-1/2" × 10-1/2"

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$18.99 HC
Page count: 40
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-230-1
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 9" × 12"

$18.99 HC
Page count: 40
Color illustrations

Above illustration by Roberto Innocenti from The Last Resort;
illustration at right by Monique Felix from Mouse Books: The Wind

Creative Editions Classic Titles

Michelangelo’s World Combining gorgeous

The Necklace Master storyteller Guy de Mau-

photographs with sonnets by poet J. Patrick
Lewis, this picture book celebrates the Renaissance master.
Author: J. Patrick Lewis

passant’s classic tale of vanity, honor, and irony is
illustrated like never before.
Author: Guy de Maupassant
Artist: Gary Kelley

978-1-56846-167-0
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 9" × 11"

$17.95 HC
Page count: 40
Color photographs
and artwork

978-1-56846-193-9
Interest level: Age 10 and up
Trim size: 8" × 13"

$19.95 HC
Page count: 48
Color illustrations

Mocha Dick In this spirited sea lore, a

Never Catch a Cold Black-ink illustrations

19th-century sperm whale becomes infamous for
retaliating against those who try to capture him.
Author: Brian Heinz / Artist: Randall Enos

introduce various kinds of colds—and a number
of extinct fantastical creatures—in this “history.”
Author/Artist: André François

978-1-56846-242-4
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 8-5/8" × 12"

$18.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-231-8
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 7-3/4" × 5-5/32"

$15.99 HC
Page count: 88
Black/white
illustrations

Moon Theater Every night, the rising moon

Night Circus One fall evening, a man is

takes center stage, surrounded by vigilant owls,
howling dogs, and other supporting characters.
Author/Artist: Etienne Delessert

entranced by a strange circus processing along a
road near his house.
Author/Artist: Etienne Delessert

978-1-56846-208-0
Interest level: Age 4 and up
Trim size: 8-1/2" × 11"

$17.95 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

978-1-56846-277-6
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 10-1/2" × 11-1/2"

$19.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

Mouse Books In these wordless stories, mice

A Night on the Range In this story of

transform books into canvases for their own mini
adventures.
Author/Artist: Monique Felix

Western dreaming, a wide-eyed cowpoke and his
faithful dog leave indoor comforts behind.
Author: Aaron Frisch / Artist: Chris Sheban

Interest level: Age 3 and up
Trim size: 6-3/4" × 6-3/4"
Color illustrations
The Alphabet
The Boat
The Colors
The Numbers
The Opposites
The Valentine
The Wind

$12.99 HC each
Page count: 32

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978-1-56846-235-6
978-1-56846-251-6
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978-1-56846-227-1

978-1-56846-205-9 (HC)
978-0-89812-829-1 (PB)
Interest level: Age 4 and up
Trim size: 10-3/4" × 9-1/2"

$19.99 HC
$7.99 PB
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

A Number of Animals As a little chick
searches for its mother among barnyard animals,
it involves readers in a simple counting eercise.
Author: Kate Green
Artist: Christopher Wormell
978-1-56846-222-6
Interest level: Age 3 and up
Trim size: 9" × 9"

$15.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

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Creative Editions Classic Titles

Pirates at the Plate Teams of pirates and
cowboys inject rowdy adventure into America’s
pastime in this exquisitely illustrated story.
Author: Aaron Frisch / Artist: Mark Summers
978-1-56846-210-3
Interest level: Age 6 and up
Trim size: 8-1/2" × 11-1/4"

$17.99 HC
Page count: 32
Color illustrations

A Number of Animals Nesting Blocks

The Riverbank Illustrations accompanying

This set of 10 graduated blocks can be stacked
into a tower nearly 3 feet high.
Author: Kate Green
Artist: Christopher Wormell

the final paragraph of On the Origin of Species
commemorate the 150th anniversary of the
book’s publication.
Author: Charles Darwin / Artist: Fabian Negrin

978-1-56846-248-6
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Page count: 32
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Nutcracker A magical Christmas Eve is

Rose Blanche One day, a young German girl

brought to life by Roberto Innocenti’s intricate
artwork in this holiday classic.
Author: E.T.A. Hoffmann
Artist: Roberto Innocenti

follows a truck into the woods, where she discovers a terrible secret.
Author: Christophe Gallaz
Artist: Roberto Innocenti

978-0-15100-227-6
Interest level: Age 8 and up
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$35.00 HC
Page count: 136
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Trim size: 8-1/8" × 11"

$19.99 HC
$10.99 PB
Page count: 32
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On the Farm In this illustrated nonfiction

The Rumor Threats of a hungry beast compel

board book, six common barnyard animals are
introduced by their sounds.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Fiammetta Dogi

animal friends to warn one another and thus
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The One and Only 1, 2, 3 Book A num-

Sailing the Unknown Travel the uncharted

ber 1 with a high opinion of itself must compete
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activity.
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world of the late 1700s with Captain Cook.
Author: Michael J. Rosen
Artist: Maria Cristina Pritelli

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Page count: 40
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Above illustration by Christopher Wormell from A Number of Animals

Creative Editions Classic Titles

A Seed Needs Sun In this illustrated nonfic-

The Stolen Smile In this reissued edition,

tion board book, a plant’s life cycle is introduced
by highlighting what it needs to grow at each
stage.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Fiammetta Dogi

readers travel back to 1911 Paris, where the Mona
Lisa has gone missing.
Author: J. Patrick Lewis / Artist: Gary Kelley

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978-1-56846-281-3
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Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers Fourteen

Storytime Clock This wall clock serves as a

of Marc Chagall’s works are here vividly reproduced and accompanied by biographical poems.
Authors: J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen

delightful aid to telling time and as a reminder
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Artist: Etienne Delessert

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Sing a Season Song The cyclical nature

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but big on charm, this unique picture book is
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978-1-56846-255-4
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Skywriting: Poems to Fly Poetry and artwork

Taste the Clouds This illustrated conceptual

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board book encourages imaginative exploration
of the senses.

978-1-56846-203-5
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$17.95 HC
Page count: 32
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Author: Rita Marshall / Artist: Paolo Domeniconi
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Spartacus the Spider When a little spider

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Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Fiammetta Dogi

978-1-56846-213-4
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Page count: 32
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978-1-56846-236-3
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Creative Editions Classic Titles

The Velveteen Rabbit This reissued classic
returns readers to the magical world of toys.
Author: Margery Williams Bianco
Artist: Monique Felix
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978-0-89812-831-4 (PB)
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Trim size: 7-3/4" × 11-3/8"

$19.99 HC
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Page count: 40
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Wake up, Weather! This illustrated conceptual board book encourages imaginative exploration
of weather phenomena.
Author: Rita Marshall / Artist: Monique Felix
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Interest level: Age 2 and up
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$8.99 Board
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Time to Build In this illustrated nonfiction

What to Do with a Box Celebrate the magi-

board book, six common tools are introduced by
their use in a construction project.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Laszlo Kubinyi

cal wonders of the common cardboard box, as
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Author: Jane Yolen / Artist: Chris Sheban

978-1-56846-271-4
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978-1-56846-289-9
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$17.99 HC
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To the Rescue! In this illustrated nonfiction

Where Do I End and You Begin? This

board book, six helpful vehicles are introduced
by action words.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Nate Williams

rhythmic poem employs a thought-provoking
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Artist: Monique Felix

978-1-56846-288-2
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Tuba Lessons A boy venturing through a

Wild Backyard In this illustrated nonfiction

forest on his way to a tuba lesson finds himself
giving a concert to an unexpected audience.
Author: T. C. Bartlett / Artist: Monique Felix

board book, six backyard animals are introduced
by what and how they eat.
Author: Kate Riggs / Artist: Fiammetta Dogi

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978-1-56846-287-5
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Above illustration by Nate Williams from To the Rescue!

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A Number of Animals Nesting Blocks
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Lineup for Yesterday Baseball Cards
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