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New Picture Books from Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books | Spring 2023 Preview

Join us to learn about our forthcoming picture books from Lerner Publishing Group!  Dino Board Books There's tons of dino-fun for everyone in this high-energy board book series. Dinosaurs face off on the field, battle on the court, and rally in the rink. Stars of the Night: The Courageous Children of the Czech Kindertransport Discover the powerful and sensitively told true story of the Czech Kindertransport, which rescued 669 children from Nazi persecution on the eve of World War II. Sasquatch and Squirrel Strawberry the Sasquatch is happy on her own—or so she thinks until an extremely enthusiastic squirrel named Nutty shows up. After a series of hilarious mishaps, they find a way to be friends. Rise to the Sky: How the World's Tallest Trees Grow Up What are the tallest living things on Earth? Trees! Discover what growing trees need so they can rise to the sky in this poetic look at the tree life cycle. Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons Discover the true story of an unlikely family—an orphaned mallard duckling being raised by a pair of loons. Intriguing verse and striking illustrations combine in this heartwarming tale of unexpected animal cooperation. Never Give Up: Dr. Kati Karikó and the Race for the Future of Vaccines This picture book biography introduces Hungarian American biochemist Katalin Kariko, who played a critical role in developing the mRNA vaccine for COVID-19. Follow the journey of Katalin (Kati) Kariko from her childhood in rural Hungary. Poop for Breakfast: Why Some Animals Eat It Eating poop is gross! So why do some animals do it? Get the scoop on the surprisingly good reasons animals such as elephants, butterflies, rabbits, robins, and dogs devour disgusting doo-doo! Hidden Creature Features Animals have adaptations to help them survive. But some of those traits can be hard to spot at first glance. Rhyming text and eye-catching photos introduce eight creatures with hidden features. Patterns Everywhere When you take the time to look, you'll find that nature is full of patterns. Rhyming verse and stunning photographs introduce young readers to patterns throughout the natural world. Climate Warriors: Fourteen Scientists and Fourteen Ways We Can Save Our Planet Meet fourteen different scientists who are working to solve the climate crisis and the surprising ways they are doing it. This book informs young readers and gives them the tools they need to make a difference. The Great Giraffe Rescue: Saving the Nubian Giraffes After oil was discovered in the Nubian giraffes' habitat in Uganda, conservationists needed to move some of these endangered animals across a river to safer territory. But there was no bridge and giraffes can't swim. What did scientists do? Follow this unusual—and successful—rescue! Music credits "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompete

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