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Zen The Zebra

November 26, 2013
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Zen The Zebra

Fortunately, society has come a long way over the last one-hundred years regarding racism, bigotry, and intolerance. But there are still too many instances of these hurtful and irrational mindsets. How can we infuse the next generation with an open-minded love for all people they meet, no matter their color? Meet Zen – a brash, proud, and animated zebra that can beat any animal on the savanna in a race. But when he chances upon a herd of his own who believe that they are superior to other zebras merely because of the order of their stripes, their narrow-mindedness...

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What Do You Call It?

April 30, 2013
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What Do You Call It?

Children normally only see a small part of the world. In fact, where we grow up influences how we dress, what we say, and even the language we speak! However, it’s important for kids to know that not all children are the same. In What Do You Call It?, Zev Lewinson takes us on a worldwide journey that explores what children around the world call their most treasured possession: their pacifiers. The book’s quaint yet simple language is in sharp contrast to the dizzying adventure that unfolds: children from America, Mexico, India — and beyond! — are all represented...

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I’m Rich!

January 17, 2013
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I’m Rich!

Many people around the world are engaged in a pursuit of financial gain. But what would happen if you could simply get all the wealth you wanted — for free? In I’m Rich! a father meets a genie who simply wants to fulfill his every wish and desire. The reader is taken on a magic carpet ride across countries, cultures — even the universe! — to witness what the genie is capable of conjuring. But (to the genie’s dismay) every attempt to grant the protagonist’s wishes are flippantly refused. The genie — eventually reduced to desperation — is at...

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Krazy Kathleen

July 28, 2012
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Krazy Kathleen

An eccentric librarian shows that organization and neatness merely distract from the true pleasure of what should be done in a library … reading books! All parents want their children to be studious. However, one cannot gain information and intelligence from reading unless one has developed a true love for the written word. In this entertaining tale, children are introduced to a protagonist who truly loves to read! It seems hard to imagine the comedic situations that can arise in a book that’s simply about a librarian and a library. However, William Tellem has done just that. Weaving quirky...

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When You Gotta Go!

May 25, 2012
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When You Gotta Go!

Bathroom and potty-humor abounds in this zany story that follows a lovely family during the most pressing moments of the day … when they gotta go! William Tellem’s When You Gotta Go! is a humorous tale cataloging each member of a family when they need to answer nature’s call: how they feel, how they act, and what they do when they simply can’t take it anymore! Children — and adults! — will be entertained and reduced to hysterical laughs as they witness the quirky eccentricities of the many characters when they must run to the bathroom. Despite the humorous...

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The Golden Butterfly

April 10, 2012
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The Golden Butterfly

In this magical adventure Joy learns that while butterflies may be of different colors, opinions, or ideas, it is when they join together that they can truly create a brilliant and colorful tapestry of life. Nowadays children are exposed to many different ethnicities and cultures. Of course, this is a wonderful experience to be had. But how can we teach our children to love one another when people are so different from one another? Lewinson’s new book, The Golden Butterfly, brings to light this very question. Featuring a cheerful and bubbly protagonist named Joy, the golden butterfly of the...

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Of Course I Love You!

February 16, 2012
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Of Course I Love You!

The age-old question, “How much do you love me?” has been asked through the ages by millions of children of their parents. In his stunning new creation, Of Course I Love You!, Lewinson has enveloped all the emotions of past centuries in a magical book. The tale starts off simply with little Adam asking his father to express the amount of love he feels for him. The book then truly takes off when it transports the reader on a roller-coaster ride of rich, wholesome prose that will both entertain and delight. Children will be enraptured by the gorgeous illustrations,...

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How Mice Became Small

September 14, 2011
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How Mice Became Small

Cruel King James is magically transformed into a cute little mouse as he learns that true happiness comes from giving, not getting. Did you know that mice used to be 20-foot-tall, vicious carnivores? In this story, King James takes over the world in an attempt to satisfy his materialistic needs. He soon realizes that the more he has … the more he wants! Many children nowadays are bombarded with messages to “buy this” and “have that.” However, it is all a vain attempt to make them happy, and material goods will always leave them dissatisfied. As Henry David Thoreau...

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Don’t Get Stuck on Being a Duck!

September 14, 2011
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Don’t Get Stuck on Being a Duck!

Ethel the eaglet feels scared when her mother tells her it’s time to learn how to fly. But with the love and support of her mother, Ethel discovers that what she feared most is actually what she loves best! Children growing up have to face many fears. Fear of the unknown is one of the greatest to overcome. Don’t Get Stuck on Being a Duck! chronicles Ethel the eaglet’s journey through one of the greatest milestones of her life — learning to fly — and the fear she has to conquer to overcome it. Children will enjoy watching Ethel...

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My Dog Ate It!

August 5, 2011
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My Dog Ate It!

In this zany story about homework, star pupil Sara is on the verge of being sent to the principal’s office for doing homework. But thanks to quick thinking on the part of her teacher, Sara is spared in the nick of time as the reader enjoys a suspenseful and funny ending. Almost all children dislike homework. However, the true catalyst for making a child excited to do homework is a loving, enthusiastic, and happy teacher. All those character traits are rolled up in the jolly Ms. Regent, a grade-school teacher who has a brainstorm idea to make her children...

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