BINK & GOLLIE (Candlewick, $15.99) are best friends. Bink is young and exuberant. Sophisticated Gollie tends toward extreme reactions and decisions. Here are three funny stories about these two marvelous companions and their roller-skating, mountain-climbing, sock-buying, pancake-eating adventures. The stories are told through the interaction of Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee’s text with Tony Fucile’s illustrations. Ages 5-8. DMC
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ISBN: 9780763632663
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Published: Candlewick - September 14th, 2010

When Ting sneezes during her haircut, the barber makes a mistake, and Ting’s jagged bangs announce to everyone that the identical twins are LING AND TING: Not Exactly the Same! (Little, Brown, $14.99). Grace Lin’s (Where the Mountain Meets the Moon) first early-reader includes six hilarious stories about these two inseparable individuals. Whether they’re making dumplings or doing magic tricks, Ling and Ting prove over and over how different they are. The twins come alive in the author’s bright, colorful illustrations, and the simple, straightforward prose is perfect for beginning readers. Ages 3-7. DMC
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ISBN: 9780316024525
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 1st, 2010

After a big snowstorm, two friends want to stay warm and be snug as a bug in a rug. For Mole that means curling up in bed, while Mouse dons a hat, gloves and mittens to play outside. When Mouse builds himself a playmate, Mole is quick to react. Wong Herbert Yee has developed a warm friendship between these two critters, and in this fifth tale their fun continues in MOUSE AND MOLE: A WINTER WONDERLAND (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $15). Ages 5-7. DDL
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ISBN: 9780547341521
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 15th, 2010