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On the Day You Were Born

Debra Frasier - 1900
    Accompanied by a detailed glossary explaining such natural phenomena as gravity, tides, and migration, this is an unforgettable book. “A book filled with reverence for the natural order of the world and the place of the individual in it.”--School Library Journal

Little Bo

Julie Andrews Edwards - 1900
    Julie Andrews Edwards's best-selling book, Little Bo, is packaged with a read- along audio by this famous Broadway voice -- the perfect gift for Christmas.

Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating Many Juvenile Virtues

Gelett Burgess - 1900
    The Goops they lick their fingers, /And the Goops they lick their knives, /They spill their broth on the tablecloth -/Oh, they lead disgusting lives! The rhymes and drawings in this hilarious introduction to manners for children still amuse and educate 100 years later, providing lessons valuable today and shedding light on turn-of-the-century American mores

Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat, Where Have You Been? I've Been to London to Visit the Queen

Russell Punter - 1900
    See the Crown Jewels, ride on the London Eye and even visit Buckingham Palace.

Falcons Nest on Skyscrapers

Priscilla Belz Jenkins - 1900
    With a ban on DDT and the help of dedicated ornithologists, the peregrine has made a phenomenal comeback.This book tells the inspiring story of Scarlett, a peregrine falcon who lived on a Baltimore skyscraper. It also includes a list of the best places to falcon-watch.

First Thousand Words in English

Heather Amery - 1900
    The magic of Usborne Books is that they make both reading a