Maryann Cocca-Leffler




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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2019

    El and Jo are the shortest kids in class, and they’re inseparable. But what happens when Jo starts to grow? This sweet picture book explores the joys and challenges of friendship and growing up.   El and Jo are the smallest students in their class...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2016

    Today is field day and even though Janine is not good at sports, she is ready to compete. Her body just doesn't work like the other kids'. But no matter what, Janine cheers for everyone and tries her best. During the big race, her classmate Abby trip...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2016

    This irresistible board book—with a pop-up, pull-tabs, flaps to lift, and wheels to turn—captures both the excitement of Christmas and the joys of being with family for the holiday. There’s a festive flurry as a bear family makes presents, bake...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2015

    A family of adorable pigs decides that this year they will make their gifts to each other for Christmas rather than buy gifts. Each family member is excited to try. Momma makes breakfast, Dad makes a blanket, and sister Rosie sings a song. But the li...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2015

    Meet Janine. She is one of a kind! Janine dresses a little different, remembers random facts, reads the dictionary for fun, and has her own style of cheering. Nobody does things the way Janine does things! One girl in Janine's class is throwing a par...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2015

    Meet Janine. She is one of a kind! Janine dresses a little different, remembers random facts, reads the dictionary for fun, and has her own style of cheering. Nobody does things the way Janine does things! One girl in Janine's class is throwing a...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    It's Mood Monday and Miss Cady's class is sharing how they feel after the weekend. But Theo doesn't know whether he's in a good mood or a bad mood. He has a new baby sister and he isn't just happy like Eric who got a new bike or sad like April who lo...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2013

    School is out and the sun is shining. It's time to play outside! Celebrate all the wonders of summer in this final book in Maryann Cocca-Leffler's delightful series about the seasons. With soft-colored art, adorable children, and vibrant outdoo...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    A sweet picture book that celebrates springtime! The snow is melting, flowers are blooming, and a light rain is falling. Spring is finally here! Enjoy all the wondrous signs of the season with Maryann Cocca-Leffler's exhuberant celebration of spri...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    Meet Violet. She’s going on vacation to sunny Florida. She packed her bag very carefully. Meet Pooch. He’s going on vacation to Grandpa’s snowy farm. Violet packed his bag very carefully, too. After they both leave, disaster strikes! When...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2012

    A perfect picture book for toddlers on the go! All toddlers live by the pleasure principle. For them, fun times always end too soon. So often they either turn a deaf ear to the words "It's time to say bye-bye" or simply throw a tantrum. What is t...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2011

    Mr. Tanen and his ties are back! But now there's trouble. Mr. Tanen's school has run out of funds for the long-awaited playground. He needs to raise money--fast. But how? Then Mr. Tanen remembers the words of Mr. Apple, his boss, "I wish our bank acc...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2011

    Although she's always been called Princess at home, Kim is not a real princess, so she decides "From now on, no matter what, I'm only going to tell the truth!" At home, she tells her Dad that the pancakes are rubbery and her Grandma that her new neck...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2011

    Behind every cloud there is sun. Nate always sees the bright side of life. While others complain about rain, Nate is happy about the frogs that it brings. When you might think there is nothing to do, Nate is just happy to enjoy the view. Inste...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2010

    From building snowmen to drinking hot chocolate by the fire's warm glow, LET IT SNOW celebrates wonders of winter With softly-colored art, adorable children, and festive outdoor scenes, LET IT SNOW is the perfect wintry follow-up to LET IT FALL....

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-2009

    An adorable counting book for Valentine's Day--with valentine cards to share!It's finally Valentine's Day, and a kindergartener is eager to hand out the special valentines she's made. Count along from 1 to 10 as she gives out hearts to everyone she l...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2009

    The everyday sights, sounds and smells of a colorful and bustling city come alive in this book - a child's view of Boston. Maryann Cocca-Leffler remembers frequent bus trips she took into the city as a girl with her mother and little sister. Together...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2009

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2009

    Kim wants the kids at her new school to like her, so she tells a teeny, tiny, bitty lie. She says her name is really K.I.M.for Katherine Isabella Margueriteand that she comes from a royal family! Pretty soon all the students know there is a princess...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2009

    Special windows cut in holiday shapes give sneak peeks and hints of what's to come as Tini, the littlest BIT (Bunny In Training), learns the secrets of chocolate making, egg decorating, basket hiding, and more from the Easter Bunny himself. ...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2009

    My Dance Recital captures the preparation, rehearsals, fun, excitement, and nervousness that go into dance recitals by young girls and boys. This book is chock-a-block with novelty elements—pull-tabs, fabrics, wheels, flaps, and pop-ups (including ...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2007

    ""You must be good at something," said Miss Lucinda. "Everyone has a special talent.""On the first day of school, Miss Lucinda asks the students to share their special talents. Francesca is a star soccer player, Matthew can catch huge fish with his g...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2007

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-2005

    It's Career Day, and the students are running the Lynnhurst School! Olivia takes Mr. Tanen's place as principal--along with the keys to his closet filled with 998 crazy ties. While the kids are in charge, there's an important visitor from Washington,...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2004

    Calling all cats! Time for a birthday party! But what happens when a dog shows up for the party, too? In this hilarious new tale, watch the cats and dog play with yarn, drink milk, and eat birthday cake. Friends really do come in all shapes and sizes...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2004

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-2002

    Carlin the raccoon is afraid of everything. Then he meets Big Bear who tells him that there is a way to get courage. Alone, Carlin must make a perilous journey and bring back the secret ingredient for Big Bear's Bravery Soup....

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2001

    Edgar Degas is famous for his paintings of ballerinas, and that's what first attracts Kristin to his artwork. But as she studies him for her report, she discovers that his art ranged far beyond the ballet and she gradually learns exactly what...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2000

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2000

    Janine is the lucky winner in the drawing in Mrs. Robin's second grade class and gets to take Coco, a stuffed toy rabbit, home with her for the weekend. But the next day when she sits down to lunch with her family after a long day at the mall, she re...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1999

    The students of Lynnhurst Elementary love their principal, Mr. Tanen--and his ties! But Mr. Apple from the school office does not love Mr. Tanen's ties. He insists that Mr. Tanen wear only blue ties from now on....

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1998

    When make-believe Princess Jessica throws a royal ball, she delivers invitations to her loyal subjects, picks out her best ball gown, and even loses her slipper. If only her sister wasn't such a royal pain!...

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  • General Fiction

    May-1998

    During summer vacation all the brothers and sisters and cousins of one large family come to stay together at a big house by the shore. Each morning Grandpa wakes the sleepy children to go clam digging. Each day they return with hardly any clams at al...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-1997

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1995

    Silly Willy, our eponymous hero, likes to get dressed in a topsy-turvy way—with gloves on his head, socks on his ears, and the rest of his clothes in the strangest places—in this silly story by the author of What a Pest! and Ice-Cold Birthday. Fe...

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  • General Fiction

    May-1994

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1993

    More than fifty stickers and a pull-out countdown calendar accompany a text that follows a family's day-to-day preparations for Christmas--shopping for a tree, writing to Santa, and caroling around the neighborhood. Original....

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1993

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1992

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-1992

    Mrs. Tappleton gets up early to prepare the turkey. Mr. Tappleton sets off to buy the pies. Kenny makes the salad, and Jenny mashes the potatoes. Then all the relatives arrive for an enormous Thanksgiving dinner.But this year nothing seems to go righ...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1990

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