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B.J. Novak has managed to create a riotously funny picture book with NO PICTURES.

Click HERE to watch the author read it to a crowd of delighted children.  Truly hilarious.


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Did you know that every zebra has its own unique set of stripes?  And that the mother memorizes her baby’s pattern as soon as it’s born?!  Find out this and other amazing facts of many animal’s first day of life.


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More conversation than narrative, this charming book poses all manner of questions worth pondering.  Would you rather…tickle a monkey or dance with goats?  The more harrowing questions, like Would you rather be… swallowed by a fish or sat on by a rhinoceros? are tempered by Burningham’s wonderfully silly drawings.


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A classic not to be missed!  Fearless, irrepressible, irreverent–the original wild child, Pippi is as endearing as ever.  She will have you beside yourself in laughter and lining up to be her new best friend.

We read the version illustrated by Lauren Child (pictured above, yellow cover), whose whimsical style will be familiar to Charlie and Lola fans.


Can mischievous Monkey get to the delicious mangoes before Crocodile gets to HIM?!

Suspenseful, clever and extremely funny.



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