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Product Type: Books
Age: Preschoolers
Categories: Science
Subcategories: Things and How They Work


2010 Award
Maisy's Book of Thigs That Go
(by Lucy Cousins, Candlewick $12.99 Score:)

Just when you thought Maisy's creator could not come up with anything new, here comes an amazing young science book. It's a pull the tab book that that shows foot power as Maisy walks, pedal power as she rides her bike, Steam power on a train with a smokestack and smoke that rises! Cousins did not forget wind power to move a sail boat, hot air for a balloon that rises above the pages, and sparks fly as an electric trolley moves forward and last of all, a space ship that rises with rocket fuel. Each of the pop up images is executed with great style. You will want to keep this on a high shelf between readings or the pop up pages will not go far. That said, this is a gem!

Age: Toddlers, Preschool. Award Year: 2010. Click here to purchase the product on

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2001 Award
Away We Go!
(by Rebecca Kai Dotlich/illus. by Dan Yaccarino, HarperCollins $9.95 Score:) Toddlers are fascinated with transportation and with simple language, bright colors, and bouncing rhyme, this concept book is on the right road! 2 & up.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2003 Award
Here Come Our Firefighters!
(by Chris Demarest, Little Simon $10.95 Score:) A pop up novelty book with lots of tabs to pull and flaps to lift that activate the firefighters. There's a pole one slides down, hoses to unfurl and amazing pop-ups that capture the excitement of the firefighter's day. After a visit to the firehouse this book will be right on the mark for re-living that kind of typical field trip.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
(by Steve Augarde, Charlesbridge $14.95 Score:) An interactive pop-up book with a hydralic lift to move a car up, tools inside of pull out drawers, , a winch for lifting the engine and doors to open the body shop and paintshop. Lots to talk about here for the child who can't get enough of the sights and sound of the garage. 4-7

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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