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Hidden Gems for Ages 4-8

From older favorites to newer books that we wish had gotten more attention, these are picture books our staff loves that sometimes fly under the radar!

*Note: these are books we often—but not always—have in stock at the shop.*

Big Mean Mike Cover Image
By Michelle Knudsen, Scott Magoon (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763668136
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - March 10th, 2020

Alfie: (The Turtle That Disappeared) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419725296
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

Baby Brains Cover Image
By Simon James, Simon James (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780763681777
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - December 13th, 2016

Each Kindness Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399246524
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 2nd, 2012

Yak and Dove Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Esmé Shapiro (Illustrator)
$20.89
ISBN: 9781770494947
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tundra Books - September 19th, 2017

Ghosts in the House! Cover Image
By Kazuno Kohara, Kazuno Kohara (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780312608866
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Square Fish - July 6th, 2010

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316199988
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 8th, 2014

The Bear and the Moon Cover Image
By Matthew Burgess, Catia Chien (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452171913
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - September 29th, 2020

Maud and Grand-Maud Cover Image
By Sara O'Leary, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399554582
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (A Click Clack Book) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689832130
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2000

Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away Cover Image
By Meg Medina, Sonia Sanchez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207040
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020

Fire Truck vs. Dragon Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Shanda McCloskey (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316522137
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood Cover Image
By Tony Hillery, Jessie Hartland (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781534402317
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 18th, 2020

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

This Old Dog Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140107
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Levine Querido - September 1st, 2020

The Screaming Chef Cover Image
By Peter Ackerman, Max Dalton (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781567925982
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - May 25th, 2017

Chrysanthemum Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062983374
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - May 12th, 2020

Where's My Teddy? Cover Image
By Jez Alborough, Jez Alborough (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763698713
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - December 12th, 2017

Frog on a Log? Cover Image
By Kes Gray, Jim Field (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545687911
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

The Napping House Cover Image
By Audrey Wood, Don Wood (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780152567088
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Clarion Books - May 4th, 2009

The Problem with Not Being Scared of Monsters Cover Image
By Dan Richards, Robert Neubecker (Illustrator)
$17.55
ISBN: 9781620910245
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Boyds Mills Press - August 1st, 2014

Here I Am Cover Image
By Patti Kim, Sonia Sánchez (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781479519316
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picture Window Books - July 1st, 2014

Pirate Stew Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062934574
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - December 1st, 2020