Du Iz Tak?

By Carson Ellis

du-izReaders are invited to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in the natural world, even the humblest back garden! With exquisitely-detailed illustrations that will appeal to children and art-lovers alike, and a wonderfully playful invented language, we soon find ourselves speaking “Bug” … Du iz tak? What is that?

A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of the Snowy Day

By Andrea Davis Ppoem-for-peterinkney

Published to commemorate his 100th birthday, a celebration of the extraordinary life of Snowy Day creator Ezra Jack Keats, written by a Coretta Scott King Award-winning author, describes his impoverished childhood, World War II service and enduring influence on children’s literature.

One Minute Till Bedtime: 60-Second Poems to Send You Off to Sleep

one-minute-bedtimeBy Kenn Nesbitt

A former Children’s Poet Laureate presents a blockbuster collection of all-new poetry penned by some of the most beloved and celebrated poets of our timeùincluding Jack Prelutsky, Jon Scieszka, Mary Ann Hoberman, Nikki Grimes, Lemony Snicket, Jane Yolen and many moreùilluminated with dreamlike wit and whimsy by an award-winning, New York Times illustrator.

Berry School Shop Night Wednesday November 9th

charlesdarwin_02Byrd’s Books is proud to host Berry School’s Shop Night on Wednesday November 9th from 6-9pm. As with all non-profits, this night will have 20% of the net sales go to Berry’s PTO. We are also hosting author and illustrator Jennifer Thermes, who will sign her newest book, “Charles Darwin’s Around-The-World Adventure”

This event is open to all- come support Berry’s students and teachers!

Moletown

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Written & illustrated by Torben Kuhlmann

Torben Kulhmann’s stunningly illustrated, nearly wordless tale offers a fascinating window into an imaginary, yet hauntingly familiar word under our feet, where a mole suddenly recognizes the precarious balance between progress and preservation. Kulhmann’s open ended text encourages thoughtful exploration into possible solutions, and his delightful endpapers depict a montage of solutions that could very well save the moles’ world and ours.

The Whisper

WhisperThe Whisper
Written & illustrated by award-winning Connecticut illustrator Pamela Zagarenski!

Step inside the pages of a little girl’s magical book as she discovers the profound and inspiring notion that we each bring something different to the same story. Two-time Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski debuts as an author in this tender picture book about the joy of reading.

The Magical World of Strega Nona: A Treasury

Magical World of Strega NonaThe Magical World of Strega Nona: A Treasury
Written & illustrated by Connecticut author Tomie dePaola!

Enter the marvelous, magical world of Strega Nona!

This wonderful treasury features six favorite stories about Strega Nona and her sidekick, the bumbling Big Anthony including the original Strega Nona, as well as Strega Nona Meets Her Match, Strega Nona: Her Story, Strega Nona Takes a Vacation, Strega Nona s Harvest, and Strega Nona’s Gift. Tomie s brand-new introductions to each story take readers behind the scenes to see how Strega Nona s world has developed through the years. Also including an original lullaby with sheet music and a CD a map of Strega Nona s town, and some fun recipes, this collection will give readers and music lovers much to savor.

Strega Nona, Tomie dePaola’s beloved grandmother witch, has been enchanting readers since the publication of the Caldecott Honor Award winning Strega Nona in 1975. Strega Nona’s gentle humor, irrepressible spirit, and matter-of-fact approach to life have won her legions of fans young and old, and the American Library Association called her an enduring character who has charmed generations of children.

Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues

Pete the Cat and the Bedtime BluesPete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues
By Kimberly & James Dean

Join Pete the Cat in a story about bedtime in Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues by New York Times-bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean! Pete the Cat and his friends are having so much fun playing and surfing in the sun, they don’t want the day to end. Pete has an idea how about a sleepover? Groovy! As the night gets later, it’s time for bed. This cool cat needs to catch some ZZZs, but Pete’s friends aren’t ready to go to sleep just yet. Then Pete has another idea…Will it work?

Free door hanger included inside!

Hey, Seymour!

Hey, Seymour!Hey, Seymour!
By Walter Wick

A new search-and-find, fold-out adventure from bestselling photographer/author Walter Wick in this oversized gift book! A new and exciting page-turning, lift-the-flap, search-and-find extravaganza by Walter Wick!

Curious seekers will expand the fun as they lift up the pages to discover that something has changed and it’s time to solve a brand-new riddle! All of Walter Wick’s beautiful photographs include the character of Seymour (from the Can You See What I See? series) and introduce Seymour’s new dog, Buttons. Join Seymour and Buttons on their search-and-find adventure!

What Pet Should I Get?

What Pet Should I GetBy Dr. Seuss

A never-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss!

This never-ever-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss about making up one’s mind is the literary equivalent of buried treasure! What happens when a brother and sister visit a pet store to pick a pet? Naturally, they can’t choose just one! The tale captures a classic childhood moment choosing a pet and uses it to illuminate a life lesson: that it is hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it!

Told in Dr. Seuss’s signature rhyming style, this is a must-have for Seuss fans and book collectors, and a perfect choice for the holidays, birthdays, and happy occasions of all kinds.

An Editor’s Note at the end discusses Dr. Seuss s pets, his creative process, and the discovery of the manuscript and illustrations for What Pet Should I Get?.

 

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