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    Series: Mr. McGee
    A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee Chris Van Dusen
    9780811836036 Hardcover JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories On Sale Date: January 15, 2003
    $23.99 CAD 7.75 x 9.5 x 0.38 in | 36 pages Carton Quantity: 40 Canadian Rights: Y Chronicle Books
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      Mr. Magee and his trusty dog, Dee, are enjoying a peaceful camping trip when all of a sudden they find themselves plunging down a mountain and teetering on the edge of a huge waterfall! How will they find their way out of this slippery situation? Chris Van Dusen, the creator of Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee, has filled this new adventure with charming illustrations and a playful, rhyming text. A fun read-aloud for children (and adults!) on campouts or snuggling at home!
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      Chris Van Dusen has created illustrations that have been published in magazines and books and printed on T-shirts and greeting cards. He lives in Maine with his wife, two sons and, naturally a dog.
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    Series: Great Outdoors
    Camping Allan Morey
    9781681520759 Paperback JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation On Sale Date: February 07, 2017
    $13.99 CAD 6.33 x 9.5 x 0.13 in | 32 pages Carton Quantity: 140 Canadian Rights: Y Amicus Ink
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      Nature is calling. The outdoors is full of adventure. These books will help foster a love of the outdoors and give kids inspiration and ideas for successful and safe trips enjoying these outdoor sports. This photo-illustrated book for elementary students describes where to camp and ways to have fun. Includes information on tents, RVs or motorhomes, avoiding wild animals, and campfire safety.
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    Series: Pocket Doodles
    Camping Doodles Anita Wood, Chris Sabatino
    9781423631682 Paperback JUVENILE NONFICTION / Activity Books On Sale Date: January 16, 2013
    $13.99 CAD 4 x 6 x 0.68 in | 240 pages Carton Quantity: 54 Canadian Rights: Y Gibbs Smith
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      No matter where you pitch your tent, Camping Doodles has doodle prompts that will surprise and delight. Remember that camp song you couldn’t get out of your head, the less-than-appetizing camp food, that strange-looking animal hiding under the log? They’re all here. Pages for scavenger hunts, camping crafts, and nature journaling round out this perfect trail companion.

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      Anita Wood is a collector of everything and crafter of anything. She lives in a cozy little house in northern Utah with her daughter and two cats but prefers to live in her imagination most of the time.

      Chris Sabatino created the illustrations for The Big Book of Boy Stuff and The Pocket Guide to Boy Stuff. He lives in Massachusetts.

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    Camping in the Old Style Updated Edition David Wescott
    9781423637943 Hardcover SPORTS & RECREATION / Camping On Sale Date: April 15, 2015
    $42.00 CAD 8 x 10.88 x 0.8 in | 224 pages Carton Quantity: 16 Canadian Rights: Y Gibbs Smith
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      Back before the days of RVs, nylon sleeping bags, and all the other modern camping conveniences, people still went camping. This updated and newly designed color edition of Camping in the Old Style explores the techniques and methods used during the golden age of camping, including woodcraft, how to set a campfire, food preparation, pitching a tent, auto camping, and canoeing.

      The book is loaded with nuggets of wisdom from classic books written by camping and outdoors pioneers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, such as Daniel Carter Beard, Warren H. Miller, Ernest Thompson Seton, Horace Kephart, and Nessmuk, and author David Wescott includes his own methods, techniques, and philosophies as well. A generous addition of color photos of present-day classic camping enthusiasts supplements many of the fascinating archival black-and-white photos.

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      David Wescott is author of Camping in the Old Style and editor of Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills. Formerly education director for the Boulder Outdoor School, he has been a leading figure in wilderness education for more than thirty years. He lives with his wife in Rexburg, Idaho.

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    Let's Go Camping Buttons I Love Camping Gibbs Smith, Gibbs Smith
    9781423639657 Miscellaneous print NON-CLASSIFIABLE On Sale Date: January 01, 2015
    $200.00 CAD 4 x 7.75 x 5.75 in Carton Quantity: 1 Canadian Rights: Y Gibbs Smith
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      W/120 x 1 1/4" Buttons, 24 different designs Box: 4" wide x 5 3/4" deep x 7 3/4" high
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    Series: Pocket Guide To
    The Pocket Guide to Camping Katherine White
    9781423620587 Paperback JUVENILE NONFICTION / Activity Books On Sale Date: March 15, 2011
    $13.99 CAD 4 x 6 x 0.54 in | 240 pages Carton Quantity: 48 Canadian Rights: Y Gibbs Smith
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      The Pocket Guide to Camping has all the camping basics , from setting up a tent to hiking a trail to cooking over the campfire. The book includes camping skills and first aid, along with stories, games, activities, and fun campfire songs. It also includes great campfire recipes that kids can make. This inclusive guide takes you through planning your trip to getting home safely, and is chockfull of information and fun ideas.

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      Linda White and Katherine White are a mother and daughter team. They have both authored other books for children on camping and the outdoors. They live in Colorado.

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    Series: Activities For Kids
    Sleeping In A Sack Camping Activities for Kids Linda White, Fran Lee
    9780879058302 Paperback JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation Age (years) from 7 - 10 On Sale Date: February 01, 2000
    $13.99 CAD 6 x 8 x 0.25 in | 64 pages Carton Quantity: 80 Canadian Rights: Y Gibbs Smith
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      From The Team That Brought You The Deliciously Successful Cooking On A Stick: Campfire Recipes For Kids Comes Even More Outdoor Fun For Kids. It's All Here! You'll Find Out How To Have A Full, Well-Planned, and Adventurous Camping Trip--Whether That Trip Is A Night In The Backyard Or Two Weeks In The Woods. and It's Filled With Lively Illustrations, How-To Diagrams, and Packing Lists.

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      Linda White is the author if Sleeping in a Sack, Cooking on a Stick, and Trekking on a Trail. She lives in Loveland, Colorado.

      Fran Lee has illustrated and designed many books in our activity book series including Cooking on a Stick, Haunting on a Halloween, Riding on a Range, Wishing on a Star, and Putting on a Party. Fran lives with her husband in Portland, Oregon.

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    Hungry Campers Cookbook Fresh, Healthy and Easy Recipes to Cook on Your Next Camping Trip Katy Holder
    9781741176230 Paperback COOKING / Methods On Sale Date: May 16, 2017 Print Run: 2000
    $34.99 CAD 9.25 x 9.25 x 1.25 in | 192 pages Carton Quantity: 20 Canadian Rights: Y Hardie Grant
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      Hungry Campers Cookbook brings together the fun of family camping holidays with fresh, healthy, gourmet yet simple recipes. Author Katy Holder has combined her many years of food writing with her love of camping, to produce this cookbook for anyone embarking on a camping trip. All recipes use fresh ingredients and require minimal cooking equipment. Chapters include Prepare Ahead Meals, Fire Up the Barbecue, One-Pot Dinners and Campfire Cooking for Kids. Katy also understands the requirements of cooking while camping and offers a wealth of advice on eating well while sleeping in your tent or under the stars.
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      KATY HOLDER is an experienced cook and food stylist and has worked with many high-profile chefs and magazines, in both Australia and the UK. Her previous title isCreate & Decorate. She has always been passionate about cooking, and camping. She has camped all over the world, including the UK, France, Japan, Nepal and Australia. No matter where she is, plans for the next meal will never be far from her mind.
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    Series: Curious George
    Curious George Goes Camping H. A. Rey
    9780395978351 Paperback JUVENILE FICTION / Animals Age (years) from 4 - 7 On Sale Date: February 01, 2009
    $6.99 CAD 8 x 8 x 0.09 in | 24 pages Carton Quantity: 50 Canadian Rights: Y HMH Books for Young Readers
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      Curious George Goes Camping is an entertaining story of the Great Outdoors based on H. A. and Margret Rey’s popular primate and painted in the original watercolor and charcoal style. George tries to be helpful, but he of course just ends up upsetting a nearby camper. As he’s hiding in the woods, he meets a forest creature who catapults the mischievous monkey into a chain of even more outrageous events!
      For more monkey fun, investigatewww.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!
      Bio
      Hans Augusto Rey was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1898. As a child, he spent much of his free time in that city's famous Hagenbeck Zoo drawing animals. After serving in the army during World War I, he studied philology and natural science at the University of Hamburg. He then married Margret Rey and they moved to Montmartre for four years. The manuscript for the first Curious George books was one of the few items the Reys carried with them on their bicycles when they escaped from Paris in 1940. Eventually, they made their way to the United States, and Curious George was published in 1941. Curious George has been published in many languages, including French, German, Japanese, Afrikaans, and Norwegian. Additional Curious George books followed, as well as such other favorites as CECILY G. AND THE NINE MONKEYS and FIND THE CONSTELLATIONS.
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      Two-legged pups with new sibs would likely have a similar experience." -Kirkus "Trim, memorable, and poignant, this graphic novel surely wins the prize for best book about living lint." -Bulletin "The humorous digital illustrations contrast the two active personalities with expressive humor, and children will see that it's more fun to share." -Booklist "
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    Gone Camping A Novel in Verse Tamera Will Wissinger, Matthew Cordell
    9780544638730 Hardcover JUVENILE FICTION / Stories in Verse Age (years) from 6 - 9 On Sale Date: March 28, 2017 Print Run: 20000
    $22.99 CAD 6 x 8.5 x 0.61 in | 112 pages Carton Quantity: 24 Canadian Rights: Y HMH Books for Young Readers
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      Hiking in the great outdoors, catching fish, watching the stars come out at night—camping is fun. Until it’s time to sleep. Then, Lucy wonders, what kinds of creatures lurk in the dark? With only her brother and grandpa as tent-mates, will Lucy be able to face her camping fears?

      Filled with a variety of poetic forms—from aubade to haiku—as well as exuberant art and helpful writing tips about rhyme and rhythm, this entertaining companion to the award-winningGone Fishing is packed with family humor and adventure. So grab a flashlight and get settled in to experience the joy of campfires, s’mores, and storytelling!


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      Tamera Will Wissinger earned her M.F.A. degree in writing from Hamline University. She is the author ofGone Fishing andThis Old Band.www.tamerawillwissinger.com
      Newbery winner Matthew Cordell has illustrated many books for children, includingWish.He lives with his wife and their children outside of Chicago, Illinois.www.matthewcordell.com
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      "...this is a strong selection for school libraries."
      --Bulletin

      "Just right or young chapter-book readers, here’s an accomplished, upbeat introduction to camping, poetic forms, and verse novels."
      --Booklist

      "An uplifting tale showing what fun may be had when one summons the courage to head into the woods and off the grid."
      --Kirkus

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