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bestselling author of the No.1 Ladies Detective Agency series

Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over eighty books on a wide array of subjects. For many years he was Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh and served on national and international bioethics bodies. Then in 1999 he achieved global recognition for his award-winning No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, and thereafter devoted his time to the writing of fiction, including the 44 Scotland Street and the von Igelfeld series. His books have been translated into forty-six languages. He lives in Edinburgh with his wife Elizabeth, a doctor.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Brother Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr

Some brothers are big. Some brothers are little.Some brothers are quiet. Some brothers are a little wild.All brothers are a special part of your family!Following up on his family classics The Mommy Book, The Daddy Book, The Grandma Book, and The Grandpa Book, Todd Parr turns to siblings! With his trademark childlike art, Todd celebrates all different kinds of brothers. Whether they are older or younger, enjoy playing sports or dancing, or prefer to hang out together or need time to themselves, brothers are always lots of fun and a great part of your family. This sibling celebration is perfect for brothers of all ages, and for older boys and girls who are expecting a new little one. This book is publishing simultaneously with THE SISTER BOOK.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Sister Book

Todd Parr
Authors:
Todd Parr

Some sisters are big. Some sisters are little.Some sisters want to be scientists. Some sister want to be mermaids.All sisters are a special part of your family!Following up on his family classics The Mommy Book, The Daddy Book, The Grandma Book, and The Grandpa Book, Todd Parr turns to siblings! With his trademark childlike art, Todd celebrates all different kinds of sisters. Whether they are older or younger, enjoy helping in the kitchen or the garage, live with you or live far away, sisters are always lots of fun and a great part of your family. This sibling celebration is perfect for sisters of all ages, and for older girls and boys who are expecting a new little one. This book is publishing simultaneously with THE BROTHER BOOK.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

I Love the Earth

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Be Who You Are

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr

Be old. Be young.Speak your language. Be proud of where you're from.Just BE WHO YOU ARE!Who better than Todd Parr to remind kids that their unique traits are what make them so special? With nods to everything from race to gender expression to economic background, Todd offers a 2016 twist on the themes that made his all-time best-selling book It's Okay to Be Different such a beloved classic.Todd's collection of work occupies a unique space in the children's book market, addressing topics in a way that feels wholly necessary, inclusive, and appropriate with a sensibility that's wacky, kid-friendly, and fun. The time is right for a book about acceptance in all forms, and we have no doubt this will resonate with many fans new and old.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

It's Okay To Make Mistakes

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Animals In Underwear ABC

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr

From alligator to zebra - with a goldfish, iguana, yak, and even a unicorn in between - there's no better way to learn the alphabet than with animals... in underwear! Todd Parr's signature kid-friendly illustrations and bold colors showcase an array of animals in all kinds of hilarious underwear styles, making learning the alphabet tons of fun. Featuring a padded cover and gate folds on every spread, here's a playful, silly way for kids to learn their ABCs!

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Doggy Kisses 123

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr

Meet ten colorful, lovable (and sometimes a little slobbery) canine friends in this kid-friendly concept book. From one doggy kiss all the way up to ten, each page stars playful pooches showing love the best way they know how. Featuring a padded cover and thick card-stock pages and filled with Todd Parr's signature bold and kid-friendly illustrations, here's a book that will make readers laugh out loud as they learn to count.

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The I Love You Book

Todd Parr
Authors:
Todd Parr

I love you when you give me kisses.I love you when you need hugs...Most of all, I love you just the way you are.Todd Parr celebrates the unconditional love between parent and child. From the heartfelt ('I love you when you need hugs') to the lighthearted ('I love you when you hide my keys') and with many moments in between that are sure to make readers smile and reminisce, this is the perfect book for families to share together to remind children how much they are loved, each and every day. This new edition of the New York Times bestselling book features a puffy heart shape on the cover and sturdy board pages, perfect for little hands!

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Otto Goes to School

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Thankful Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Underwear Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr

A surprising and silly book about underwear, The Underwear Book, features such wisdom as "DO wear fancy underwear under your dress," and "DON'T hang upside down on the monkey bars." Illustrated with Todd Parr's trademark bold, bright colors and silly scenes!

Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Grandpa Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Grandma Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Family Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr

The Family Book celebrates the love we feel for our families and all the different varieties they come in. Whether you have two mothers or two dads, a big family or a small family, a clean family or a messy one, Todd Parr assures readers that no matter what kind of family you have, every family is special in its own unique way.Parr's message about the importance of embracing our differences is delivered in a playful way. With his trademark bold, bright colours and silly scenes, this book will encourage children to ask questions about their own families.

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The Mommy Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
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The Peace Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

It's Okay To Be Different

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Feel Good Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Feelings Book

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr

Sometimes I feel silly.Sometimes I feel like eating pizza for breakfast.Sometimes I feel brave.Sometimes I feel like trying something new...The Feelings Book vibrantly illustrates the wide range of moods we all experience. Kids and adults will appreciate Todd Parr's quirky intelligence as he pays special attention to the ever-changing, sometimes nonsensical emotions that we all feel. Targeted to young children first beginning to read, this book will inspire kids to discuss their multitude of feelings in a kid-friendly, accessible format, told through Parr's trademark bold, bright colors and silly scenes.Along with the four other bestselling Todd Parr picture books, The Feelings Book is designed to encourage early literacy, enhance emotional development, celebrate multiculturalism, and promote character growth.

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Reading Makes You Feel Good

Todd Parr
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Todd Parr

Reading makes you feel good because...You can imagine you are a scary dinosaur,You can make someone feel better when they are sick,And you can do it anywhere!Reading Makes You Feel Good will inspire and encourage young children to delight in the joyful, rewarding experience of reading. With Todd Parr's trademark bright, bold pictures and silly scenes, kids will learn that reading isn't something that just happens at school or at home-it can happen anywhere! Todd shows us all the fun ways we can read- from in the library and in bed to in the bathtub and on the road. Targeted to those first beginning to read, this book invites children to read the main text as well as all the funny signs, labels, and messages hidden in the pictures. Along with the four other bestselling Todd Parr picture books debuting in paperback this season, Reading Makes You Feel Good is designed to encourage early literacy, enhance emotional development, celebrate multiculturalism, and promote character growth.