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Ben loved pretending he was an animal. Then his mom said, “Clean up for dinner.” However, Ben claimed, “Animals don’t, so I won’t.” However, he didn’t expect two could play the same game! Next, child and parent transform into penguins, leopards, bears, and much more in an escalating game of wit and humor. This inventive tale reinvents the familiar bedtime routine. 36 Pages full color.
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She leaves her cornfield for the forest where her friendly cousins Rhubarb and Smudge show her how to grow delightful flowers by the magic of sheer will. After some practice, Billie graduates from learning how to sprout corn stalks to cornflowers. However, the legend of a Queen's castle which holds the world's grandest garden lures her away! But will Billie discover that friendship matters the most? Billie the Unicorn is a classic fairy tale that enchants a new generation of fantasy loving children and their parents.
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"Justin Time stars a young boy named Justin, who embarks on imaginary adventures with his make-believe friends Squidgy and Olive, the group's trusty navigator and guide. Together, the intrepid, high-spirited trio takes off on bite-size historical adventures. During their far-flung quests, they encounter a wide range of memorable and endearing characters."—Animation Insider "With easy-to-digest lessons about animals and ecosystems, Justin Time holds preschoolers' interest while imparting knowledge. . . . The smooth, bouncy computer animation is easy on the eyes, with a color palette that's cool."—Common Sense Media Justin wants a big pet! Justin wishes he could make the rules, just like a prince does! So Squidgy crowns Justin, and together they meet Olive in India. Now a royal pet keeper, Olive refers to her "Very Large Book of Pets" and helps Raja Justin take care of his new elephant, Tiny! Together with his friends, Justin learns how to play with, feed, and clean up after Tiny by following the instructions in Olive's book. But Justin discovers the daily cycle has just begun. Maybe having a pet isn't so easy after all! This series is based upon the popular animated TV show, which airs in the United States weekdays on PBS Sprout and NBC Kids on Saturdays, and on Disney Junior's Family Channel in Canada. Each story in the Justin Time series highlights the importance of creativity, as Justin travels around the world and into different eras to learn about history, social interaction, and life lessons.
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"Sid the Squid is the perfect introduction for any child to meet one of the ocean's unlikeliest heroes. I have no doubt that once a child has been initiated into the whimsical world of Sid, the book will become an oft-requested favorite." -Steve Hickner, Director of Prince of Egypt and Bee Movie, Dreamworks Animation A giant squid with 10 arms, Sid, searches for the best job from sea to seashore. But how can a squid out of water find suitable work? Luckily he meets a girl named Alice, who helps him on his quest. Sid's humorous and poignant journey will resonate with readers of all ages. Kids are encouraged to try many activities and pursue their dreams. Meanwhile, adults, who want a steady paycheck but yearn for personal fulfillment, can identify with Sid's experiences of trials, errors...and finally success! Sid the Squid is an inspirational hero for our times. Armed with dexterity and flexibility, Sid has a lot to offer to prospective employers, but he still needs to find the "right fit": a job he can put his whole heart into. Illustrated with naturalistic verve by a veteran artist at DreamWorks Feature Animation, Sid is an expressive character whose silent comedy speaks volumes in the busy human world around. About Immedium Immedium Inc. inspires a world of imagination, and creates entertaining books that have multi-dimensional appeal. Based in San Francisco, CA, Immedium sits on the Pacific Rim, a vibrant intersection for crossover cultural trends from Asia and America. Embracing an increasingly diverse and "multimedia" world, Immedium publishes titles ranging from eye-catching children's books and contemporary non-fiction to commentaries on art and popular culture. Visit us at www.immedium.com
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2011 is the Year of the Rabbit! Thsi is the sixth story in Immedium's popular children's picture book series on the twelve charismatic animals of the Chinese New Year. The adventures of the funny bunny Rosie will amuse children and adults alike. Born with very long ears, Rosie also has great sense for adventure. She wants new sights to see and plants to taste, and soon meets the boy Jai in his grandmother's garden. As other animals learn that she is an unusual bunny, will Rosie ever find that her ears come in handy? Enjoy this hair-raising tale!
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Choo choo! All aboard this joyful celebration of the railroad! Timmy and his sister Tammy love trains, so their parents treat them to the ride of their lives. Sitting on the smallest scale engine, the children begin a magical journey that transports them onto ever-larger locomotives and brings their ultimate fantasy to life. Over the course of one trip, the boy and girl gaze out the windows of bigger and bigger trains, from historic cable cars to modern passenger liners. Along the way Timmy and Tammy see new colors and hear the unique noises from streetcars and subways to bullet and freight trains. Traveling through the countryside and city, the kids cross tunnels, bridges, and highways, and revel in a dazzling daydream. Hold onto your seats and ticket stubs!
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Welcome to Monster Isle is like Gilligan's Island meeting Godzilla! Enjoy a family's fantastic voyage as they discover legendary monsters that come alive before their very eyes. The Summer's family vacation goes bananas when a perfect storm tosses their tiny boat off course. Finnegan, his sister Anne Marie, parents and dog Howl expected a short pleasure cruise with the Skipper and his first mate Tina. Now these seven castaways are stranded on an uncharted desert island! Curiously, they venture into the unknown and encounter a menagerie of colorful and cackling creatures. Can these hardy survivors befriend beasts bigger than life and straight from their wildest imaginations? But despite all their differences (and a menacing mountain), can everybody finally get along?
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What if you combined Shel Silverstein and Tim Burton with a dollop of Dr. Seuss? You’d get Attaboy. With his theatrical eye for the absurd and unbridled paintbrush, Attaboy’s hilarious anthology of poems will amuse readers of all ages. Off-the-wall characters (a child who is a sock magnet) meet the adorably peculiar (a hugging cactus) and the bizarre (zombie clowns). Then there's the title story. Because of his beastly behavior, Gustav's parents hire an expert to determine if their son is truly a monster! Enjoy hidden jokes and hilarious wordplay in this collection from an irreverent twenty-first century imagination. "Attaboy's creepy cool monsters are an insane delight. They'll leap off the page, squirm through your optic nerve, and haunt your brain forever. And that's a good thing." - Mark Frauenfelder, founder of Boing Boing "If you like weird fun, then you'll love this book. It's like a candy store for your brain and eyes. A creative explosion of colorful stories, poems, and characters." - Liam Lynch creator of The Sifl & Olly Show, director "Tenacious D. and the Pick of Destiny" and Sarah Silverman's "Jesus is Magic"
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