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 Build, Beaver, Build!

Sandra Markle/Illustrations by Deborah Hocking

Lerner Publishing Group, 2016

 

The first year of a beaver kit’s life is full of new discoveries and dangers. But the most important lesson the kit learns is how to take care of his family’s home. The lodge where he lives is protected by a long dam that many beavers have worked to build over the years. As the kit grows up, he helps repair and add to the family dam—and begins to build a life for himself. Set at what is believed to be the world’s longest beaver dam, Build, Beaver, Build—by award-winning author Sandra Markle—provides a glimpse of beaver life, seen through the eyes of one young beaver and his family.

Available at: Amazon / Powell’s / Barnes and Noble

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The Great Henry Hopendower

Justin Roberts/Illustrations by Deborah Hocking

G.P. Putnam’s Sons/Penguin Random House, 2017

 

Henry wakes up one bright morning ready to take on the day and find magic! After all, he is the Great Henry Hopendower—an aspiring young magician who learned everything he knows from the very best, his grandpa. Henry has so many favorite memories of his grandfather, including his house with its wobbly cuckoo clock and his famous leaning tower of pancakes that tipped but never toppled. And then there was the day his grandpa gave him a red checkered suit and shared the secret to being a magician: magic is everywhere, you just have to see it. So with Grandpa’s words as his guide, Henry sets off to do the truly impossible.
This heartwarming story is a celebration of the magic that surrounds us all and the people we love most.

Available at: Amazon / Powell’s / Barnes and Noble

Coming Soon!

Max Explains Everything! Grocery Store Expert

Stacy McAnulty/Illustrations by Deborah Hocking

Penguin Random House, 2018