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Kiki is bored. And hungry! His family is busy, he wants to play, but no one has the time. So Kiki goes for a walk…and that's where all the trouble begins! Kiki the Orangutan is the charming tale of a naughty but good–natured orangutan who simply cannot resist stealing a bunch of ripe bananas from his neighbor's tree. After he has eaten them, however, he finds out that the bananas were going to be used to make banana bread—his favorite food—for the Banana Festival the next day. Now his poor neighbor has no bananas left to make any bread! Can Kiki make up for his actions and find a new bunch of bananas in time?

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Spring is coming, the snow is melting and the young dragons are growing up. There are quarrels and new alliances, a family problem to solve, a desperate hunt and help from unexpected friends.Soon Emily and her family must leave the Castle and head home to Ben McIlwhinnie and their Scottish Glen, where Tom gets a shock, Lily finds playmates and Emily faces the biggest challenge of her life. There is excitement but also sadness in this, the sixth and last volume of the Dragon Tales Chronicles.

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This is a particularly difficult winter for the Scottish dragons. Emily and Tom are missing their friends. A new game on the frozen loch with the otters is fun for a while, but soon they are trapped and in danger. Help is needed, and it comes most unexpectedly! A dangerous journey, a secret hide-out and the closest encounter yet with Humans make this the most adventurous of the Dragon Tales so far. This is the fifth of the Dragon Tales Chronicles.

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"Told in Rhyme with hilarious illustrations, this book wonders how different animals would react when they try new foods." —I'm Not the Nanny Did you ever wonder why we eat what we do?And why we turn up our nose at something new?Why some people like what others don't?Why some people eat what others won't? Do you think that's true of other creatures too? Do Mice Eat Rice? is a witty, rhyming story by author Al Wight, with humorous and imaginative illustrations by Roger Clarke. Children are encouraged by this multicultural children's book to consider what animals might or might not eat, and by extension, what other people in different parts of the world from different cultures eat that is very different from what we do. Children will learn to eat lots of new foods and be introduced to new animals, in a fun way.

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Beautifully illustrated with watercolor paintings, The Magic Gem is a much-loved Korean folk tale that tells the story of why cats and dogs don't get along.A poor fisherman wins a fabulous magic gem that grants his every wish before it's lost to a conniving neighbor. His cat and dog manage to recover the gem, but on the way home the dog loses it in the river. The clever cat gets it back and becomes the favored house pet, while the jealous dog gets nothing, which is why dogs and cats don't get along.This multicultural children's story is written by the same author and illustrator as the bestselling Korean Children's Favorite Stories—Kim So-un and jeong Kyoung-Sim. It will be sure to delight both children and their parents and is of particular interest to families of Korean or mixed heritage.

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The Chinese Wonder Book contains some of the most beloved Chinese folktales. These stories include:The Golden Beetle or Why the Dog Hates the CatThe Great BellThe Strange Tale of Doctor DogThe Talking FishAnd many other classics Originally published in 1919, this book has thrilled and amused children and adults for generations, and served as an accessible introduction to Chinese folklore for countless readers.Included with these fifteen magical Chinese fairy tales are Li Chu Tang's glorious, full-color illustrations original to the book's first edition, making this book a historical treasure. A new foreword by Sylvia Lin pays homage to the magic of Chinese folktales and adds its own enchantment to this classic children's book. This endearing collection of Chinese fables is sure to bring as much joy to today's children as it did to their grandparents.

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This Chinese children's book tells an ancient Chinese zen koan and is great for parents who want to expose their kids to Taoist thinking.The stories of the Taoist teacher and storyteller Chuang-Tzu have long been revered for their whimsical simplicity and childlike sense of wonder. Admired by poets, artists, and philosophers, his stories ask us to see the world from new and unique perspectives.This imaginative book is based on one of Chuang-Tzu's most famous stories, in which the storyteller wakes up and wonders who is the dreamer—and who the dreamed.The book begins with the butterfly of Chuang-Tzu's famous dream taking off on a flight of discovery—through fabulous Chinese landscapes captured in beautiful watercolor illustrations. The butterfly's adventures, its encounters with traditional Chinese characters, and the age-old but still relevant lessons of the importance of imagination and having an open mind, make this an inspiring and thought-provoking reading experience for children.

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Open the world of birds to your kids with this book. This book features birds that specifically live at the edges of water formations. Add another group of animals to your children’s science and nature vocabulary with this wonderfully illustrated animal book. Grab a copy for your little one today!

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Mammals are truly amazing! Some live in the sea, others in forests and still others are high up in the mountain ranges! It seems like everywhere you go, there's a mammal just waiting to be seen and identified. The purpose of this book is to help make it easy for you to tell mammals apart. Read this book before an outdoor trip and start naming the mammals you see!