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HARPERCOLLINS FIRST STARTED
the I Can Read series in 1952, and since
then they have published over 200
di;erent titles at ;ve beginning
reader levels, which can help
parents and teachers teach their
children to read with fun stories
and characters they love. ;is
month, Costco is o;ering
four di;erent I Can Read
collections, with a CD to
go along with each set.
Perfect for the beginning
reader in your life.
SAVE THE PLANET: ELIMINATE THE HUMANS In this seventh book of the best-selling series, two separate ;ocks must unite to defeat a doomsday cult that is trying to save the planet by exterminating all humans. This time little Angel (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) might be the one who must come to their rescue. On sale February 14
ADVENTURE AT EVERY TURN
To prevent extinction, mystical creatures have
taken refuge at a hidden sanctuary called
Fablehaven. It survives today as the
last stronghold of magic. Kendra
and her mischievous brother, Seth,
discover that inside the gated
woods, ancient laws are in place
to keep order. However, when that order
is disturbed, they must ;nd the courage to
restore it. Don’t miss the delightful young-
adult series, Fablehaven (Simon & Schuster).
ALL THE FUN OF
STAR WARS AND MORE
With reusable full-color stickers and a
new adventure on every page, fans of
all ages will create their very own sticker
galleries and adventures. Titles include
Lego City; Lego Mini;gure; Lego Star
Wars and Ultimate Star Wars.
© 2010 Lucasfilm Ltd. ® & TM All Rights Reserved.
Used Under Authorization.
BLUE APPLE BOOKS MAKES MEALTIME SPECIAL iven up any mealtime for diners of all ages with special tear-o; placemats. Bound together as a pad, there’s always another placemat ready when one has been used. They’re perfect for home, restaurants or on the road. Choose
from Doodles at Dinner, Chicken Doodle Soup and more!
Available mid -February
PRIDDY BOOKS LEARNING BY EXAMPLE Babies and toddlers will love learning basic vocabulary and counting skills with the Simple First Words series. Tough and sturdy board books feature a push-button sound with 10 corresponding words or numbers to hear and repeat. Choose from Let’s Talk, Let’s Say Our Numbers and more.
FAVORITE CHARAC TERS MAKE READING FUN Durable yet soft, padded board books from Random House are a wonderful way to introduce baby to the world of reading. Take a rhyming trip to the island of Sodor with Thomas & Friends: Railway Rhymes, travel to the playroom for some unexpected, lively fun with Woody and the gang in A Toy Story Treasury and more.
READ;ALONG BOOKS BRING THE ACTION TO LIFE Charming read-along storybooks and CD sets each feature three stories, with accompanying sound e;ects and word- for-word narration that is sure to entertain, build vocabulary and encourage budding readers to read on their own. Snow White, Ariel and Belle provide the enchantment in Disney Princess.; Join the fun with Woody and the gang with stories from the smash hit Toy Story 3 and more.
THE DOCTOR KNOWS BEST! Each year the National Education Association sponsors Read Across America—a program that focuses on motivating children not only to read, but to love reading! The big celebration takes place annually on or near Dr. Seuss’ birthday, March 2. You can bring on the whimsy any day of the year with his timeless classics that adults love just as much as kids do. Spend the zaniest rainiest day ever with The Cat in the Hat, get tongue- twisted and tickled with One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish and more from Random House.