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Guinness World Records: Wacky and Wild!
by Calista Brill ISBN: 9780062341761

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A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids!

Some Guinness World Records have to be seen to be believed. Wacky and Wild! is packed with mind-boggling feats. You'll meet a dog who likes to ride a scooter, an orchestra that plays with vegetable instruments, plus a man who owns more than 1,500 pairs of Converse shoes. When it comes to records on the zany side, sometimes the greatest asset you can have is an active imagination .

Guinness World Records compilations are jam-packed with over 300 fun facts and full-color photos about all the record holders we can fit on one amazing theme! These books are perfect for Guinness World Records fans.

 

 

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Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet
by Nick Bruel ISBN: 9781596439771

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When Kitty is happy and healthy, everything is perfect. She jumps around, eats everything in sight, and has the energy to keep slobbering puppies in their place. But when she's sick, all she can do is lie in her bed. Looks like it's time for this sick kitty to go...to the vet.

When Kitty's family finally manages to get their clawing, angry pet into the doctor's office, it's a wild adventure for Kitty, who has to get the most dreaded thing of all...a shot. Once the shot is administered, Kitty is cast into an ingenious dream within a dream sequence in which she has to make right by Puppy or risk being shut out of PussyCat heaven forever.

 

 

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Friday Barnes, Girl Detective
by R. A. Spratt  ISBN: 9781626722972

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"Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl!"

When Friday Barnes, girl genius, solves a bank robbery, she uses the reward money to send herself to Highcrest Academy, the most exclusive boarding school in the country and discovers it's a hotbed of crime!

Soon she's investigating everything from disappearing homework to the terrifying Yeti haunting the school swamp. But the biggest mystery yet is Ian Wainscott, the handsomest (and most arrogant) boy in school who inexplicably hates her. Will the homework be found? Can they ever track down the Yeti? And why is Ian out to ruin her?

 

 

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Dr. Seuss: The Great Doodler
by Kate Klimo  ISBN: 9780553497601

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A Step 3 Biography Reader about Theodor Geisel and his transformation from a doodler into the beloved Dr. Seuss.

Little Ted Geisel always had a sketchpad and pencil in hand. He was a Boy Scout with a penchant for creating zany creatures. He grew up with a love of books and words from his mother, and his inventor father spawned a wildly imaginative and perfectionist side. It s no wonder that these qualities led to the beloved work of Dr. Seuss, the Great Doodler.

Follow his career as an ad man, political cartoonist, creator of forty-five indelible children s books, and Pulitzer Prize winner. Not bad for a lifelong doodler! Includes fun facts and several of Dr. Seuss s original sketches and artwork!