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Brother Giovanni's Little Reward: How the Pretzel Was Born

Brother Giovanni's Little Reward: How the Pretzel Was Born

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The entertaining story of a serendipitous invention

Brother Giovanni is a happy man, content to do what he knows best: baking. But all is not well at his monastery, where the monks are trying to teach the children their prayers in time for a very important visit from the Bishop. Having tried everything, they turn to Giovanni -- but he doesn't know anything about teaching! Eventually, though, Brother Giovanni discovers how to use his gifts to offer the children the perfect motivation.

This vibrant book, which includes a historical note and free recipe, tells the fascinating story behind one of the world's most popular snacks.

Cool Bean

Cool Bean

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AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

The "too-cool-for-school" third picture book from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of The Bad Seed and The Good Egg, Jory John and Pete Oswald

Everyone knows the cool beans. They're sooooo cool.

And then there's the uncool has-bean . . .

Always on the sidelines, one bean unsuccessfully tries everything he can to fit in with the crowd--until one day the cool beans show him how it's done.

With equal measures of humor, wit, and charm, the #1 New York Times bestselling duo Jory John and Pete Oswald craft another incredible picture book, reminding us that it's cooler to be kind.

Check out John and Oswald's other books for children:

The Bad Seed

The Good Egg

That's What Dinosaurs Do

God Bless My Boo Boo

God Bless My Boo Boo

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God Bless My Boo Boo is the perfect remedy for healing little hurts with a healthy dose of love!

Even the smallest scratches, bumps, and scrapes can sometimes be traumatic for children. When simple injuries happen, God Bless My Boo Boo is like a warm hug that helps ease the pain. Comforting, sweet, and sometimes silly rhymes guide readers through adorable scenes of baby animals and their boo boos and remind children that God is there to help. Just like Mommy Zebra makes a scraped knee better or Mommy Walrus helps tend a toothache, real moms will be able to use this book to make their little ones' boo boos all better too!

A perfect gift for new parents and a great addition to every mom's first-aid kit!

Trim Size: 7.75 x 7.75

God Gave Us the World

God Gave Us the World

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From the author and illustrator of the bestselling God Gave Us You series, a delightful tale of Little Cub discovering the beauty of diversity as she realizes the world is so much bigger than she ever imagined!

Little Cub's trip to a special museum exhibit, "Bears Around the World," sparks a flurry of questions from the young polar bear who is just beginning to learn about life beyond her North Pole home. As Mama Bear shares with her about the different types of places that God has put the various types of bears, with their different kinds of fur and food, Little Cub begins to wonder: Why didn't God make us all the same?

With Mama's loving guidance, Little Cub is taught to see the vastness of God's wonderful creation; His abilities as an amazing, inventive Creator; His desire for us to care for our world, and especially the important lesson that...

"Every bear has a special place in God's great, big world."

God Gave Us You

God Gave Us You

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When a charming polar bear cub climbs into bed one night, she asks her Mama a very important question--one that little "human cubs" often wonder about, too: "Where did I come from?"

As Mama bear tucks her youngest cub under the quilts, she gently, tenderly, and reassuringly communicates the message loving parents everywhere (bears and non-bears alike) want their little ones to hear: "We wanted you very, very much, and we are so very glad because—God gave us you."

Perfect for bedtime, naptime, storytime or anytime, God Gave Us You provides a valuable opportunity to build children's self-esteem every day and assure each one that he or she truly is a welcomed, precious, and treasured gift from the Lord.

Also available in the God Gave Us series:
God Gave Us Two
God Gave Us Christmas
God Gave Us Heaven
God Gave Us Love
God Gave Us So Much
Grandma Kisses and Hugs

Grandma Kisses and Hugs

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An expansion of the popular board book Grandma Kisses that has sold over 300,000 copies, this picture book is ideal for grandmas who live nearby or far away, as well as for any child who loves the memories and the anticipation of time with Grandma.

Grandmas and their grandchildren will love the rhyming stanzas and gentle illustrations of all the special activities grandmas and their little ones can do together, from baking cookies to reading Bible stories together to snuggling before bed.

Grandma Kisses and Hugs is:

  • Great for ages 4-8
  • A beautiful picture book with an embellished cover, colorful illustrations, and meaningful references to faith
  • Perfect as a gift from a grandma to a child or child to a grandma
  • A lovely way for a grandma to build bonds with grandchildren and to remind them of her love
  • Grandmas and their grandkids will giggle, snuggle, and enjoy how much they love each other as they journey through a fun day of activities all the way to bedtime prayers in Grandma Kisses and Hugs.

    How Great is Our God- 100 Indescribable Devotions About God and Science

    How Great is Our God- 100 Indescribable Devotions About God and Science

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    Show the children in your life the awe-inspiring connection between the natural world and the God who created it.

    The bestselling children's devotional Indescribable: 100 Devotions About God and Science resonated with more than 500,000 kids, parents, and teachers. Now Louie Giglio offers 100 more devotions about God and science that will expand the curiosity of your 6- to 10-year-olds. Including amazing scientific facts, beautiful photography, fun illustrations, and simple activities, How Great Is Our God covers topics like

  • Space and time
  • Earth and weather
  • The human body
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • And more!
  • With this science devotional, which is based on Giglio's well-known How Great Is Our God and "Indescribable" messages, children will embark on a journey to discover more about God and His incredible creation. From the pink lake in Senegal to the earth's trip around the sun to the water-holding frog that can live up to five years without a drink, the wonders of the universe will deepen your kids' appreciation for God's wild imagination.

    Check out these other books in the bestselling Indescribable Kids series:

  • Indescribable
  • Indescribable for Little Ones
  • The Wonder of Creation
  • I Love You, Funny Bunny

    I Love You, Funny Bunny

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    Moms, cuddle up with your child and giggle your way through I Love You, Funny Bunny. With its read-aloud rhymes and adorable illustrations, you'll discover all the fun and loving parts of your own relationship with your children. This special book tugs at the heartstrings as it celebrates the special bond between a parent and child.

    I Love You, Funny Bunny is:

  • Perfect for children ages 4-8
  • A fun book to read aloud at naptime, bedtime, or any other time of day when you and your child need some extra snuggles
  • Filled with adorable illustrations by talented illustrator Sean Julian
  • An ideal gift for baby showers, birthdays, baptisms, Valentine's Day, and Easter baskets
  • Boys and girls will have fun turning the pages to discover all the ways this parent bunny loves little Funny Bunny.

    I love you, Funny Bunny, from your whiskers to your toes. I love the way you hop around and wiggle your cute nose. I love the way you make me laugh, then melt me with your smile. And no one in this great big world can match your sense of style.

    If Kids Ran the World

    If Kids Ran the World

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    Two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon show children playfully creating a more generous, peaceful world where everyone shares with others.

    All roads lead to kindness in this powerful final collaboration between Leo and Diane Dillon. In a colorful tree house, a rainbow of children determine the most important needs in our complex world, and following spreads present boys and girls happily helping others. Kids bring abundant food to the hungry; medicine and cheer to the sick; safe housing, education, and religious tolerance to all; and our planet is treated with care. Forgiveness and generosity are seen as essential, because kids know how to share, and they understand the power of love.The book closes with examples of fun ways to help others--along with FDR's Four Freedoms and The Second Bill of Rights, which illuminate these concepts.A tribute to peace and a celebration of diverse cultures, this last collaboration by the Dillons captures the wondrous joy of all people, and the unique beauty within each one of us shines forth. If kids ran the world, it would be a better place--for grown-ups, too.
    Legend of the Easter Robin: An Easter Story of Compassion and Faith

    Legend of the Easter Robin: An Easter Story of Compassion and Faith

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    This newly illustrated edition of The Legend of the Easter Robin renews the wonder and charm of the original and timeless tale written by Dandi Daley Mackall. With new vibrant artwork from New York Times bestselling illustrator, Richard Cowdrey, this holiday classic is brought to life for a new generation. The Legend of the Easter Robin tells the story of Tressa, whose grandmother reveals to her the story of a small robin who saw Jesus struggling and soared to help him. This Easter tale reminds Christians everywhere how much Jesus sacrificed for us and how much he loves us.