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Big Cats

Big Cats


by Seymour Simon

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 40 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A full-color introduction to the life of big cats around the world, including the tiger, lion, leopard, puma, cheetah, jaguar, and snow leopard. Intended for children ages 4-8. (BST46, $6.99)

Buddha Stories

Buddha Stories


by Demi

  • RELIGION
  • 1997
  • HARD COVER
  • 32 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

Intended for ages 4 to 8, this book tells 10 of the author's favorite "jakatas," or moral tales of the Buddha. She has sumptuously illustrated the volume in gold printed on deep, dark blue (in the tradition of an ancient Buddhist text). (ASA16, $25.99)

The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk

The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk


by Kabir Sehgal

  • LITERATURE
  • 2016
  • HARD COVER
  • 40 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A zany twist on the classicchildren's song "The Wheels on the Bus," this children's book brings readers aboard a three-wheeled taxi in India that rolls around the town -- encountering elephants, fireworks and much more! Written for readers ages 4 to 8. (IDA743, $17.99)

Who Was Gandhi?

Who Was Gandhi?


by Jerry Hoare | Nancy Harrison | Dana Meachen Rau

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 112 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

An illustrated chapter book biography of Gandhi, the internationally recognized pacifist who employed non-violent civil disobedience as he led India toward independence. (IDA724, $5.99)

 

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