All Through My Town book
#1
All Through My Town
Written by Jean Reidy and illustrated by Leo Timmers
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

Rising, waking

Bread is baking

School bus honks its horn

Who are the people in your neighborhood? Perfect for the pre-K set, this adorable rhyming text takes a walking tour of your community. The fresh modern art of Leo Timmers features hidden details and a perennial theme reminiscent of Richard Scarry. Little ones will beg to re-read again as they discover the characters who repeat throughout the art in this sweet and vibrant story.

Where's the Elf? book
#2
Where's the Elf?
Written and illustrated by Chuck Whelon
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-9

With just days to go before Christmas, ten of Santa’s naughty elves have gone missing. The workshop is in chaos, and there are still presents to make. Santa must launch a worldwide search to find his pesky elves and save Christmas before it’s too late. Can you help find the ten elves, and Santa Claus himself, on each of the fun, action-packed pages? Test your spotting skills with this wintry search-and-find title. Each colourful page is filled with fun illustrations, hard-to-find elves, Santa Claus himself, as well as extra bonus items. Where’s the Elf? is the perfect search-and-find challenge for children of all ages.

Each Peach Pear Plum book
#3
Each Peach Pear Plum
Written by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated by Janet Ahlberg
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-3

Each Peach Pear Plum – the classic picture book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Each Peach Pear Plum is a timeless picture book classic from the bestselling illustrator/author team Janet and Allan Ahlberg, creators of Peepo!. Each beautifully illustrated page encourages young children to interact with the picture to find the next fairy tale and nursery rhyme character. This board book edition is perfect for little hands. In this book With your little eye, Take a look, And play ‘I spy’ Praise for Each Peach Pear Plum: ‘Deceptively simple. Each Peach Pear Plum is a work of genius’ Elaine Moss ‘This familiar rhyme has been given the brilliant Ahlbreg treatment to which no young child can fail to respond. It’s a book which will be read over and over again . . . just perfect!’ Child Education ‘A charming, pictorial fantasia…a warm, sunny, delectable picture book’ Brian Alderson, The Times Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children’s books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children’s picture books. The Baby’s Catalogue was inspired by their daughter, Jessica. The Ahlbergs’ books are nursery bookshelf standards and have been the recipient of worldwide acclaim and awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Is Bear Here? book
#4
Is Bear Here?
Written and illustrated by Jonathan Bentley
picture book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

The boy and the bear are back. The companion volume to Where Is Bear? sees the little boy returning home with a full shopping cart, only to exclaim, “What happened to bear?” When you search long and hard for a beloved bear, you may be surprised by what turns up. Children will again love joining in the irresistible search for Bear and finding where he is on every page.

I Spy the 50 States book
#5
I Spy the 50 States
Written by Sharyn Rosart and illustrated by Sol Linero
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

Take a tour around the 50 states of the USA, from Maine to Hawaii, peeking through the holes as you go. Colorfully illustrated board book with images depicting the people, landmarks and things that make each state unique, as well as one item that it has “in common” with the state next door. Can you “spy” it is through the hole?

  1. There's a Baddie Running Through This Book - “There’s a baddie running through this book, turn the pages; have a look. There he goes, did you see? Sound your siren, chase with me. Kids, watch out! A baddie is on the loose and only you can catch him. But this baddie is very sneaky. He’s going to have you looking for him everywhere … up and down, and around and around … until the very last page!”—Provided by publisher.

  2. Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago - Would an Inca warrior have ridden a camel? Would a Viking have listened to his radio? Test your knowledge of history and spot 20 mistakes in every scene from ancient civilisations, then turn to the back where you’ll find the answers and more fun facts.

  3. Paper Peek: Colors - Intricate cut-paper artwork and clever die cuts yield an innovative search-and-find book that homes in on colors and counting. Peek through a shaped opening to spy a beautifully patterned green leaf, a red apple, a white cloud. Then turn the page to discover a world of animals and objects, familiar and new, hidden within the patterns. Can you find two orange basketballs? Three pink flamingos? Five yellow butterflies? Simple, fresh, and satisfying, this stylish board book promises hours of engagement for young children.

  4. Sophie La Girafe: Hide and Seek - Where did Sophie go? Help your little reader find their favorite toy in Sophie la girafe: Hide and Seek. This chunky, beautifully illustrated board book features six easy-to-grab tabs and flaps that keep children entertained as they play hide and seek with Sophie and her friends around her house. With more than fifty million sold, Sophie la girafe, the wildly popular toy from France, is a fixture in nurseries all over the world — and now baby’s favorite toy is baby’s favorite story collection.

Where's the Bunny? book
#10
Where's the Bunny?
Written by Chuck Whelon and illustrated by Helen Brown and Chuck Whelon
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-9

It’s nearly Easter, but the chocolate eggs are missing. In this magical search-and-find book, follow the Easter Bunny on a journey through Fairyland as she goes on an egg hunt.

10 Blue Butterflies book
#11
10 Blue Butterflies
Written and illustrated by Sam Williams
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-6

Try to spy the small, colorful animals hidden inside the big pictures! Can you find 1 red ladybug nestled among hundreds of multicolored ladybugs? How about 2 orange fish or 6 brown bears? And since chameleons hide everywhere, can you count how many are concealed among the other animals throughout the book? Sam Williams’ stunning, bright illustrations make this a wonderful search and counting book to teach and enjoy.

Where's the Knight? book
#12
Where's the Knight?
Written and illustrated by Keith Moseley
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Do knights in shining armor still exist? Grandfather, George, and Meg the dog are on the hunt to find out. Even though the three manage to wander through a spooky old castle without seeing a single medieval warrior, sharp-eyed kids will see them everywhere. Over 100 knights are leaning out of the slit windows, hiding behind drawbridges, and even jousting! Little hands will have lots of fun seeking out the tactile spots on these embossed pages as they count the knights.

The Wheels on the Bus book
#13
The Wheels on the Bus
Written and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky
board book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

The 25th anniversary edition of a beloved classic

Over a million young readers have enjoyed the wheels that go round, doors that open and shut, and people who go bumpety-bump. Today it remains as fresh and engaging as when it was first published twenty five years ago.

To celebrate the anniversary, Paul O. Zelinsky has created an all-new cover featuring twenty five, hidden 25s. Some are the number 25 and others are 25 of something in the picture. Can you find them all?

Deep in the Forest book
#14
Deep in the Forest
Written by Joseph Jacquet and illustrated by Lucie Brunellière
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

“Deep in the forest, early in the morning, the animals slowly wake except the panda, who is sleeping in. The monkey stretches, the red ant hides, the black bear yawns, and the gazelle smiles. But where is the okapi? Can you find it?” Over 50 animals including the okapi hide on the pages of this beautiful board book. The gorgeous forest scenes take readers from morning to night, from high in the trees to deep underground. “Deep in the Forest” is as much a visual treat as it is an introduction to exotic animals. “

  1. Spot the Mistake: Journeys of Discovery -

  2. Look, There's a Tractor! - Follow the holes to read the story in this interactive farmyard adventure! Little ones will love finding the holes with their fingers, peeping through and turning the page to see what they become. With a gentle rhyming text encouraging children to say what they can spy in every scene, this is a journey through a farm to visit time and time again.

  3. The Pout-Pout Fish Look-and-Find Book - An interactive seek-and-find book, starring the New York Times-bestselling Pout-Pout Fish and all his friends! The bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series now includes a seek-and-find book! Young guppies will delight in searching for Mr. Fish, his friends, and a playful collection of objects hidden in the pictures. Each page is packed with undersea artwork, and points out specific items or characters for readers to find. The Pout-Pout Fish Look-and-Find Book is sure to keep fans entertained for hours, and turn little pouts into big smiles!

  4. Find the Wolf - Try to find the big, bad wolf in this colorful peek-through story! Can you find the big, bad wolf? Peek through the holes and turn the pages to search for the wolf in the woods. Clever, colorful cutouts in this board book will captivate and delight, but the biggest surprise is hiding in the pages! Will you find the wolf in the end?

The Twelve Days of Christmas book
#19
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Written by and illustrated by Laurel Long
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

The astounding talent of Laurel Long brings this beloved song to life with breathtaking style. Set against a lush countryside, each day brings a new gift elegantly rendered. And like in the verses of the song, the previous gifts are repeated in every illustration, giving this striking artwork a hidden aspect, culminating in a staggering spread featuring them all. Readers will pore over every page, searching for golden rings, turtledoves, and all the rest, secretly tucked into each stunning painting.

Laurel Long’s unparalleled style makes this exquisite volume a treasure that will be cherished for years to come.

Little Alphaprints: Animals book
#20
Little Alphaprints: Animals
Written and illustrated by Roger Priddy
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

This charming board book with fantastic fingerprint pictures of amazing animals will captivate and delight even the youngest of children. Brightly colored fingerprints are turned into a parade of animals by adding photographs of fun, everyday things for children to spot. Each animal has raised embossing for little fingers to reach out for and explore, creating a visual and tactile experience that children will want to repeat over and over again.

Spot the Difference: In the Park book
#21
Spot the Difference: In the Park
Written and illustrated by Naomi Wilkinson
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

Spot the difference in every side-by-side scene as you explore the park with a whole host of cute characters. From the dog park, to the lake, and the flower garden, there’s plenty waiting to be found. What looks different? Lift the flaps to see if you got it right! Accompanied by a sweet rhyming text, stylish illustrations are printed on sturdy card for little fingers. This new novelty series teaches recognition and visual acuity skills, featuring: patterns, colours, shapes, missing items, animals, food and items of clothing.

My Colorful Chameleon book
#22
My Colorful Chameleon
Written by Leonie Roberts and illustrated by Mike Byrne
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Is a chameleon the ultimate pest of a pet or just a clever adapter to its environment? In this story, told in rhyme, our main character gets into trouble because she keeps losing sight of the family pet who just won’t stop blending into its surroundings. But that’s what chameleons do! This is a story which explores the unique physical traits of chameleons, and also offers readers lots of fun in spotting the animal before it disappears into the background.

A B See book
#23
A B See
Written and illustrated by Elizabeth Doyle
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

A beautifully illustrated, graphic alphabet book with a fun search-and-find twist. If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s in a single letter? Everything in A B See! Because hidden in each graphic letter are tiny troves of ABC treasures waiting to be found by sharp-eyed readers. Can you find the apple, arrow, and armor in the letter A? Or the bear, banjo, and bike buried in the letter B? Read along in this unique alphabet board book that asks audiences to A B See beyond the ABCs.

  1. Can You See Me? - A charming Beginner Book about a lovable—but sometimes hard to see—lizard by award-winning illustrator Bob Staake!

  2. Where Is Galah? - Dingo is on the prowl. He can see Emu, Swan, and Turtle. He can hear Crocodile, Frog, and Kookaburra. But where is Galah? Sally Morgan brings the Australian landscape alive in this colorful exploration of animals and animal sounds. Children will have fun with the search-and-find element. Galah is hiding on every page!

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