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The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles
The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles was the second children’s novel ever written by Julie Andrews, the beloved star of Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music. Perfect for young readers who love…
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From bestselling nature writer and Newbery Medal winner Jean Craighead George comes an autobiographical story about how wild it can be living in a house full of animal fans.

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When Portia sets out for a visit with her cousin Julian, she expects fun and adventure, but of the usual kind: exploring in the woods near Julian's house, collecting sto…
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The Adventures of Grandfather Frog
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The slightly true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains.

Apples, ho!

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One of the classic fantastical adventures of all time!

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3.77 avg. rating
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The touching story of an unusual friendship, from one of today's most masterful children's book writers. Now repackaged with an updated look and feel.

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