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7 great new illustrated children's books

From a cranky Yankee to a young girl who worries about being different, these picture books tell winning stories.

- Monitor Books Editor

2. 'Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle,' by Chris Raschka

Two-time Caldecott Medal winner Chris Raschka tackles another kind of everyday miracle in his new book. Raschka’s watercolors turn the experience of learning to stay upright on a two-wheeler into a process that is as dreamy as it is exhilarating.


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