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Creepy Crayon! (Creepy Tales!)

By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 9781534465886
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

I am a big fan of the “Creepy” books by these two brilliant children’s authors/illustrators. The Creepy Crayon joins the Creepy Carrots and Creepy Pair of Underwear as another crazy, laugh-out-loud tale starring Jasper Rabbit, the funniest bunny around who also has quite an imagination. There is always something to be discovered around the next corner as kids see how Jasper learns to deal with things that may seem scary when you’re a kid.


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By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781534465886
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

I am a big fan of the “Creepy” books by these two brilliant children’s authors/illustrators. The Creepy Crayon joins the Creepy Carrots and Creepy Pair of Underwear as another crazy, laugh-out-loud tale starring Jasper Rabbit, the funniest bunny around who also has quite an imagination. There is always something to be discovered around the next corner as kids see how Jasper learns to deal with things that may seem scary when you’re a kid.


I am a big fan of the “Creepy” books by these two brilliant children’s authors/illustrators. The Creepy Crayon joins the Creepy Carrots and Creepy Pair of Underwear as another crazy, laugh-out-loud tale starring Jasper Rabbit, the funniest bunny around who also has quite an imagination. There is always something to be discovered around the next corner as kids see how Jasper learns to deal with things that may seem scary when you’re a kid.

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Bear Is a Bear

By Jonathan Stutzman, Dan Santat (Illustrator)

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By Jonathan Stutzman, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062880512
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 14th, 2021

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By Jonathan Stutzman, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062880512
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 14th, 2021

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Beneficence

By Meredith Hall

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ISBN: 9781567927092
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - September 14th, 2021

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ISBN: 9781567927092
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - September 14th, 2021

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¡Vamos! Let's Cross the Bridge (World of ¡Vamos!)

By III Raúl the Third

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ISBN: 9780358380405
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Published: Versify - October 12th, 2021

From the ¡Vamos! series comes !Vamos! Let's Cross the Bridge!, a spectacle to see and read! Two cities in different countries are connected by a bridge. People cross the bridge every day “for work, to visit family, or for play.” When traffic stops completely, a party breaks out to pass the time.  A beautiful bilingual celebration of culture and the bridge that connects two countries. I find something new in the drawings everytime I read this one! 


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ISBN: 9780358380405
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Published: Versify - October 12th, 2021

From the ¡Vamos! series comes !Vamos! Let's Cross the Bridge!, a spectacle to see and read! Two cities in different countries are connected by a bridge. People cross the bridge every day “for work, to visit family, or for play.” When traffic stops completely, a party breaks out to pass the time.  A beautiful bilingual celebration of culture and the bridge that connects two countries. I find something new in the drawings everytime I read this one! 


From the ¡Vamos! series comes !Vamos! Let's Cross the Bridge!, a spectacle to see and read! Two cities in different countries are connected by a bridge. People cross the bridge every day “for work, to visit family, or for play.” When traffic stops completely, a party breaks out to pass the time.  A beautiful bilingual celebration of culture and the bridge that connects two countries. I find something new in the drawings everytime I read this one! 

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Several People Are Typing: A Novel

By Calvin Kasulke

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$24.00
ISBN: 9780385547222
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Published: Doubleday - August 31st, 2021

A corporate pastiche written before the pandemic, SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE TALKING is a fun read. A man caught in a Slack chat seeks help from his co-workers, none of whom will take him seriously.


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ISBN: 9780385547222
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Published: Doubleday - August 31st, 2021

A corporate pastiche written before the pandemic, SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE TALKING is a fun read. A man caught in a Slack chat seeks help from his co-workers, none of whom will take him seriously.


A corporate pastiche written before the pandemic, SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE TALKING is a fun read. A man caught in a Slack chat seeks help from his co-workers, none of whom will take him seriously.

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Insignificance

By James Clammer

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ISBN: 9781552454343
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Published: Coach House Books - September 7th, 2021

A short and powerful novel that places readers inside the mind of Joe Forbes, a delightfully perceptive, middle-aged plumber who is trying to recover from a mental breakdown precipitated by his son’s criminal conviction. Joe is very much an “everyman,” yet his way of looking at the world and his circumstances is far from ordinary. With writing full of wit and sensitivity, Clammer’s blue-collar hero goes back to his plumbing job, longing to once again be healthy and confident in a society that stigmatizes weakness. One of the best books that I have read in a while.  


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ISBN: 9781552454343
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Published: Coach House Books - September 7th, 2021

A short and powerful novel that places readers inside the mind of Joe Forbes, a delightfully perceptive, middle-aged plumber who is trying to recover from a mental breakdown precipitated by his son’s criminal conviction. Joe is very much an “everyman,” yet his way of looking at the world and his circumstances is far from ordinary. With writing full of wit and sensitivity, Clammer’s blue-collar hero goes back to his plumbing job, longing to once again be healthy and confident in a society that stigmatizes weakness. One of the best books that I have read in a while.  


A short and powerful novel that places readers inside the mind of Joe Forbes, a delightfully perceptive, middle-aged plumber who is trying to recover from a mental breakdown precipitated by his son’s criminal conviction. Joe is very much an “everyman,” yet his way of looking at the world and his circumstances is far from ordinary. With writing full of wit and sensitivity, Clammer’s blue-collar hero goes back to his plumbing job, longing to once again be healthy and confident in a society that stigmatizes weakness. One of the best books that I have read in a while.  

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Vampenguin

By Lucy Ruth Cummins, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781534466982
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

In VAMPENGUIN, author Lucy Ruth Cummins takes us on a trip to the zoo with the Dracula family. While visiting an exhibit, their youngest child discreetly swaps places with one of the penguins without their parents knowing. The story takes off from there, both baby Dracula and penguin living a day in each other's lives. Cummins has a gift for the humorous and slightly absurd. A great book for any child who always seems up to something...We have signed copies!


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ISBN: 9781534466982
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

In VAMPENGUIN, author Lucy Ruth Cummins takes us on a trip to the zoo with the Dracula family. While visiting an exhibit, their youngest child discreetly swaps places with one of the penguins without their parents knowing. The story takes off from there, both baby Dracula and penguin living a day in each other's lives. Cummins has a gift for the humorous and slightly absurd. A great book for any child who always seems up to something...We have signed copies!


In VAMPENGUIN, author Lucy Ruth Cummins takes us on a trip to the zoo with the Dracula family. While visiting an exhibit, their youngest child discreetly swaps places with one of the penguins without their parents knowing. The story takes off from there, both baby Dracula and penguin living a day in each other's lives. Cummins has a gift for the humorous and slightly absurd. A great book for any child who always seems up to something...We have signed copies!

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If You Were an Elephant

By Leslie Staub, Richard Jones (Illustrator)

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By Leslie Staub, Richard Jones (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524741341
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

Make believe comes alive when you begin to imagine what it would be like if you were an elephant. You might remember the best places to go, or how to splash fountains of water over your back, creating a rainbow of joy. This timely and beautiful children’s book explores the complexity and compassion of these enormous and enormously fascinating creatures. Beautifully simple and compelling illustrations complete this gem. 


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By Leslie Staub, Richard Jones (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781524741341
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

Make believe comes alive when you begin to imagine what it would be like if you were an elephant. You might remember the best places to go, or how to splash fountains of water over your back, creating a rainbow of joy. This timely and beautiful children’s book explores the complexity and compassion of these enormous and enormously fascinating creatures. Beautifully simple and compelling illustrations complete this gem. 


Make believe comes alive when you begin to imagine what it would be like if you were an elephant. You might remember the best places to go, or how to splash fountains of water over your back, creating a rainbow of joy. This timely and beautiful children’s book explores the complexity and compassion of these enormous and enormously fascinating creatures. Beautifully simple and compelling illustrations complete this gem. 

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Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness (Pantheon Graphic Library)

By Kristen Radtke

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$30.00
ISBN: 9781524748067
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Published: Pantheon - July 13th, 2021

Kristen Radtke’s new and magnificent hybrid work is at once an illustrated memoir and a fascinating study on the under-appreciated effects of loneliness on the human body and mind. Moreover, it is a work of breathtaking empathy for the human condition. Perhaps in no other time in modern history has it been more important for us to understand our individual and collective loneliness and how we can rebuild the human connections that sustain us. Radtke’s writing is heartfelt and questioning, and her drawings bring a wonderful vitality and resonance to the text. SEEK YOU is the book that we need now—a relevant and poignant tribute to the “skin hunger” innate in all of us.


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ISBN: 9781524748067
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Published: Pantheon - July 13th, 2021

Kristen Radtke’s new and magnificent hybrid work is at once an illustrated memoir and a fascinating study on the under-appreciated effects of loneliness on the human body and mind. Moreover, it is a work of breathtaking empathy for the human condition. Perhaps in no other time in modern history has it been more important for us to understand our individual and collective loneliness and how we can rebuild the human connections that sustain us. Radtke’s writing is heartfelt and questioning, and her drawings bring a wonderful vitality and resonance to the text. SEEK YOU is the book that we need now—a relevant and poignant tribute to the “skin hunger” innate in all of us.


Kristen Radtke’s new and magnificent hybrid work is at once an illustrated memoir and a fascinating study on the under-appreciated effects of loneliness on the human body and mind. Moreover, it is a work of breathtaking empathy for the human condition. Perhaps in no other time in modern history has it been more important for us to understand our individual and collective loneliness and how we can rebuild the human connections that sustain us. Radtke’s writing is heartfelt and questioning, and her drawings bring a wonderful vitality and resonance to the text. SEEK YOU is the book that we need now—a relevant and poignant tribute to the “skin hunger” innate in all of us.

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Klara and the Sun: A novel

By Kazuo Ishiguro

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318171
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

KLARA AND THE SUN is one of my favorite books I have read this year. Set at some vague time in the not-so-distant future, Klara is the Artificial Intelligence friend of a young woman named Josie. The complex and beautiful friendship that develops could only be crafted by a master storyteller such as Kazuo Ishiguro, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Although the storyline sounds unusual, I recommend you try this for its unexpected and sensitive beauty. Then please come see me in the store so we can discuss it!


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ISBN: 9780593318171
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Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

KLARA AND THE SUN is one of my favorite books I have read this year. Set at some vague time in the not-so-distant future, Klara is the Artificial Intelligence friend of a young woman named Josie. The complex and beautiful friendship that develops could only be crafted by a master storyteller such as Kazuo Ishiguro, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Although the storyline sounds unusual, I recommend you try this for its unexpected and sensitive beauty. Then please come see me in the store so we can discuss it!


KLARA AND THE SUN is one of my favorite books I have read this year. Set at some vague time in the not-so-distant future, Klara is the Artificial Intelligence friend of a young woman named Josie. The complex and beautiful friendship that develops could only be crafted by a master storyteller such as Kazuo Ishiguro, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Although the storyline sounds unusual, I recommend you try this for its unexpected and sensitive beauty. Then please come see me in the store so we can discuss it!

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