If Animals Went to School by Ann Whitford Paul
New Release!

Who Loves Little Lemur?

Who loves Little Lemur? Mama snuggles him near the tamarind tree. Papa tweaks his short black snout! Brother tum-tumbles with him and Uncle shares his yummy fig lunch. All day long, Little Lemur is surrounded by love.
Coming October 12, 2021.
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If Animals Tried to Be Kind

This bestselling story imagines how animals might would show kindness!

If animals tried to be kind, Porcupine would knit Giraffe a long scarf, Squirrel would help Dog dig-diggity-dig for a bone. All across the animal kingdom, every creature would be kind in their own special way.

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If Animals Went to School by Ann Whitford Paul

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Nothing pleases me more than sharing my love of reading. The special times I spent reading with my children—cuddled close, delighting in the poetic prose, and discovering secrets in the illustrations—inspired me to write children’s books for other families and children to enjoy.

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Ann Whitford Paul
Children’s Book Author, Poet, and Quilter

Ann Whitford Paul

Storytime with Ann & David Walker

Watch Ann and David talk about how the If Animals series came into being and hear Ann read If Animals Gave Thanks. Hosted by Children’s Book World

Ann Whitford Paul's If Animals Went to School Character pose

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