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"Little Snow loves the new big, soft bed Mommy made him for the long, cold winter nights. But Mommy says this bed is for sleeping, not jumping! What happens when he can’t resist jump, jump, jumping on his new fluffy, bouncy bed?" --publisher
Khalil hates to hear his parents fight, so he hides in the closet. One night, future Khalil taps him on the shoulder and shows him the way to Swagtown, where he escapes to a world with people with six legs and three eyes. When he returns to his closet he confronts his parents about their fighting, they realize how upset he is and they stop fighting
A selfish princess has no friends until she meets a frog and reluctantly keeps her promise to invite him to the palace and be his friend, in a book with pictures hidden beneath the flaps.
"A group of five extraordinary friends and their teacher help save a magical creature from a tyrannical general"-- Provided by pub
The prince is looking for a real princess to marry. A pea will reveal if the woman who mysteriously appears at his door is a real princess.
Beautiful but vain Ivy locks away her infant daughter, Snow, because she is born with a skin disorder, and later forces her to write children's books until Snow escapes and finds shelter in the forest, in this story based on the Grimm fairy tale.
When Kibo into the mirror one morning to make a face, he sees a purple dragon behind him, but no matter how far and how fast he runs away, every time he looks back in the mirror, the dragon is bigger and more purple.
"A wordless picture book in which two friends follow a young fox deep into the woods and discover a wondrous and magical world"--
"A wild, nameless girl the townspeople call Wee Sister Strange roams through forests and marshes and bogs in search for a bedtime story."
"A fantastical tale of hopscotch, underwater jungles, and adventures in faraway places"--Back cover