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Children's bestsellers

Posted by Jim Concannon  November 28, 2008 04:10 PM

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1 BARACK OBAMA: SON OF PROMISE, CHILD OF HOPE, by Nikki Grimes. Illustrated by Bryan Collier. (Simon & Schuster, $16.99.) Yes, he can; a children’s biography of the president-elect. (Ages 5 to 10)
2 GALLOP!, written and illustrated by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $12.95.) Animals seem to move when you flip the page. (Ages 4 to 8)
3 BIG WORDS FOR LITTLE PEOPLE, by Jamie Lee Curtis. Illustrated by Laura Cornell. (Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins, $16.99.) A boisterous family improves its vocabulary, and thus its relationships. (Ages 4 to 8)
4 SWING!, written and illustrated by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $12.95.) Athletic children seem to move when you flip the page. (Ages 4 to 8)
5 GINGERBREAD FRIENDS, written and illustrated by Jan Brett. (Putnam, $17.99.) The Gingerbread Baby just wants somebody to play with; an adaptation of the classic tale. (Ages 4 to 8)

- NY Times, Nov. 30

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