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Featuring early-concept, board and picture books that tell stories and begin that all important journey of life-long learning [For ages 0-5]

The only imprint of its kind, featuring early concept, pop-up, nonfiction, board and picture books, folk and fairy tales that celebrate families and loving relationships within the LGBTQ community [For ages 0-10]

Titles in the categories of folk tales, fairy tales; pop-up, novelty, and picture books; and easy-concept non-fiction [For ages 4-10]

Maxi Meets the Jugglers

Maxi Meets the Jugglers

Jim and Maxi the Taxi Dog take Esmerelda, a street juggler, to her usual spot to perform. When they get there, another juggler is already performing and the two jugglers begin to argue over who is the better juggler! Maxi meets the Jugglers teaches that when we work and play together, we can learn from each other and achieve more.

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Maxi Goes for the Gold

Maxi Goes for the Gold

Jim and Maxi the Taxi Dog take Adam to his first gym class. Adam is nervous about taking the class and worries that the coach may expect too much. Maxi goes to the class with Adam and they both discover how much fun trying new things can be. Maxi Goes for the Gold teaches that confidence in yourself can lessen the fear of the unknown.

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Maxi and the Three Berries

Maxi and the Three Berries

Jim and Maxi the Taxi Dog take Danny, a chef, on a very special delivery. Before they reach their destination, Danny eats some of his special creation and they have to turn around and go back to Danny’s shop. Jim suggests Maxi help Danny re-fill the order and show Danny what it means to resist temptation. Maxi and the Three Berries teaches that we have the power to control our own actions.

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The Puppy Adventures of Sparky the Fire Dog – Coloring Book

The Puppy Adventures of Sparky the Fire Dog – Coloring Book

Let your child use their own imagination and creativity as they explore the farm where Sparky grew up, and the fun places where his brothers and sisters find ways to help others.

Coming July of 2017

The Puppy Adventures of Sparky the Fire Dog

The Puppy Adventures of Sparky the Fire Dog

Meet all the puppies in Sparky’s family and see the exciting new places where they live. We all know that Sparky grows up to be a trusted fire dog at Fire Station Number 5. Now you can learn how Sparky was born on a farm as one of twelve puppies in a litter. All of the puppies loved the farm, but as they grew up they each found a home, a special job, and family of their own.

Coming July of 2017

Sparky the Fire Dog

Sparky the Fire Dog

Follow Sparky as he teaches fire safety to a group of little animals—and has some fun along the way!  Meet Sparky. This adorable Dalmatian puppy is an important member of the team at the fire station. But he’s more than just a cute character: Sparky is the official spokesdog for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and what he has to say can save lives.

Coming May of 2017

The Lonely Boats

The Lonely Boats

Michael hears a story about Garth who built two boats and named them Kitty and Lou. When a hurricane threatens the villagers, Kitty and Lou spring into action carrying the villagers to safety. When they lose track of each other while rescuing the town, Garth helps Lou find Kitty. The Lonely Boats teaches the importance of friendship, teamwork and loyalty.

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Double Trouble on Halloween

Double Trouble on Halloween

Twins Freddie and Teddy create chaos on Halloween as they gleefully scare their household. When they go trick-or-treating, the twins forget to say thank you for treats as their Mom asked them to. When they get to their Uncle Ernie’s house, they get a scary surprise! Double Trouble on Halloween shows children that being polite is nothing to be afraid of!

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Happy Thanksgiving Hammy

Happy Thanksgiving Hammy

In Happy Thanksgiving Hammy, little Jesse is thankful and happy for all the wonderful people and events in his life, from family members and friends, to school and playtime.  A simple and moving message that helps children to think about what they have to be thankful for in their homes and lives.

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Maxi and the Bark in the Dark

Maxi and the Bark in the Dark

Maxi the Taxi Dog and Jim are playing their “Guess what street we are on?” game.  They’re soon interrupted by their first fare, Tupa, a night custodian at the Museum.  Tupa must clean dark galleries in the museum at nighttime but is afraid of the dark.  Maxi and the Bark in the Dark is one of four stories in The adventures of Taxi Dog series.

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Chizi’s Tale

Chizi’s Tale

Chizi’s Tale is based on the true story of how a park ranger took an orphaned baby rhino into his home to nurture and love. The family quickly learns that Chizi loves to eat, play and take naps under the air conditioner!  Chizi’s Tale teaches that all of us can, and should, show mercy and compassion.

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Yoga Poga Shmoga!

Yoga Poga Shmoga!

Axel and his big sister, Mitzi, spend lots of time together playing in their treehouse and spying on neighbors with their homemade periscopes, until Mitzi gets a yoga mat for her birthday and starts enjoying yoga with a friend. Written by a well-known wellness advocate, this is an endearing story of how yoga teaches more than just poses.

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Find Your Music

Find Your Music

The rainbow people, play beautiful music on instruments like the flute, the tuba and drums. Little Roy G. Biv, doesn’t have a talent for playing a musical instrument, but his dancing and love for music show that he has a gift for rhythm. Learn about colors, musical instruments, and especially the powers of persistence and creative thinking.

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Tony the Ferry Riding Pigeon

Tony the Ferry Riding Pigeon

Readers will marvel at Tony’s dedication, loyalty, bravery and devotion. The story’s focus on the power of relationships will bring readers back again and again.

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Good Morning, Good Night Billy and Abigail

Good Morning, Good Night Billy and Abigail

Billy and Abigail are self-esteem boosters, sharing independence and confidence with spunk and pride. Children relate to this delightful pair as they greet the day and say “good night.”

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A Counting Book with Billy and Abigail

A Counting Book with Billy and Abigail

Come along with us on a counting adventure! Billy and Abigail show how useful and fun it is to count from 1 to 10. They count things they discover right outside their door, like squirrels, acorns, rocks and more.

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Turbo and Tuxedo

Turbo and Tuxedo

A tale about a loveable Bulldog with a huge heart looking for a friend in a big, busy city. Beautifully illustrated in watercolors beautiful enough for framing.  Written for early readers, this treasure will delight all ages.

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Billy Is A Big Boy

Billy Is A Big Boy

Focusing on specific developmental milestones that children identify with and take pride in, this colorful book follows Billy through the significant changes in a child’s first years.

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Abigail is a Big Girl

Abigail is a Big Girl

Abigail is growing up—from using the big potty to saying “please” and “thank you.” This charming book captures those important milestones that mark a child’s first years, as well as manners and childhood achievements.

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A Very Special Snowflake

A Very Special Snowflake

On a snowy winter day, Jeff and Veronica take their new puppy out for a game of catch. But Snowflake soon disappears! Her white fur blends right into a mound of snow. The neighbors try to help while Snowflake plays a game of hide-and-seek with the reader!

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