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When you were born by Dodd, Emma. 1969-

When you were born

Rhyming text tells a child the different things that happened the day when he or she was born.

Mar 1, 2015
The birthday cake by Nordqvist, Sven, author, illustrator.

The birthday cake

When Pettson sets out to make Findus a cake, he finds that he's missing a key ingredient. This starts a hilarious chain of events resulting in Pettson distracting a bull, climbing through a skylight into his attic to find his fishing pole to fish the key out of the well, so he can open his shed, fix his flat tire, then ride to the store to buy some flour (and a new pair of overalls), then made a tasty cake for Findus!

Mar 1, 2015
The bus ride by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980-

The bus ride

Mar 1, 2015
Aqualicious by Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.

Aqualicious

At the beach, Pinkalicious and her brother help a tiny mermaid, a merminnie, to go back home.

Mar 1, 2015
The curse of Princess Ivy by Gerber, Craig, author.

The curse of Princess Ivy

When Amber discovers the secret of Sofia's amulet, she tries to summon Princess Rapunzel, but instead Princess Ivy, a once-exiled princess, shows up determined to take over Enchancia and turn the whole kingdom black and white. Sofia and Amber must work together to save their family and their kingdom!

Mar 1, 2015
The baby swap by Ormerod, Jan, author.

The baby swap

Caroline Crocodile goes to a baby shop to see if she can exchange her drooly brother, but finds that the baby panda is a fussy eater, the baby elephant too squirty--and her brother has reason to drool.

Mar 1, 2015
Boing! no bouncing on the bed by Seymour, Jane, 1951-

Boing! no bouncing on the bed

Two naughty kittens bother their parents by jumping up and down on all the beds and chairs in the house.

Mar 1, 2015
If you plant a seed by Nelson, Kadir, author, illustrator.

If you plant a seed

While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness.

Mar 1, 2015
In by McClure, Nikki, author, illustrator.

In

Through minimal text and cut-paper illustrations, shows the many things a boy can enjoy while inside his house, then outside, then in again. Includes a list of the author's favorite owls.

Mar 1, 2015
Special delivery by Stead, Philip Christian.

Special delivery

"A little girl goes on a long journey to deliver an elephant to her great aunt"--

Mar 1, 2015
Such a Little Mouse by Schertle, Alice/ Yue, Stephanie (ILT)

Such a Little Mouse

Mar 1, 2015
Juneteenth for Mazie by Cooper, Floyd, author.

Juneteenth for Mazie

Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.

Mar 1, 2015
My pen by Myers, Christopher, author, illustrator.

My pen

An artist celebrates the many things he can do with a simple pen, and encourages the reader to do the same.

Mar 1, 2015
Peep and Ducky Rainy Day by Martin, David/ Walker, David (ILT)

Peep and Ducky Rainy Day

Mar 1, 2015
Pookins gets her way by Lester, Helen, author.

Pookins gets her way

Pookins always manages to get her way until the day she meets a gnome who can grant her every wish.

Mar 1, 2015
The red bicycle - the extraordinary story of one ordinary bicycle by Isabella, Jude, author.

The red bicycle - the extraordinary story of one ordinary bicycle

Mar 1, 2015
Up the creek by Oldland, Nicholas, 1972-, author, illustrator.

Up the creek

A bear, a moose, and a beaver who are best friends, but often disagree, have a trying adventure when they decide to take a canoe trip together. The trio's squabbling leads them into rough waters. Can they agree on a plan before it's too late?

Mar 1, 2015
There was an old lady who swallowed a frog! by Colandro, Lucille, author.

There was an old lady who swallowed a frog!

Presents a retelling of the classic tale in which the solution proves worse than the predicament when an old lady swallows a frog and other objects associated with a garden.

Mar 1, 2015
Glamourpuss by Weeks, Sarah.

Glamourpuss

Glamourpuss loves being the center of attention. So when an unwelcome guest (a dog, no less!) steals the spotlight with some tasteless bow-wowing and undignified tail-wagging, Glamourpuss worries that she's going to fall out of fashion. Is there room for only one superstar in this mansion? When Glamourpuss makes her most majestic move to find out, the result is pure purrfection.

Mar 1, 2015
Little Sleepyhead by Mcpike, Elizabeth/ Barton, Patrice (ILT)

Little Sleepyhead

Mar 1, 2015
I Feel Sick! by Ross, Tony

I Feel Sick!

Mar 1, 2015
Prickly Jenny by Delacroix, Sibylle

Prickly Jenny

Mar 1, 2015
Pizza by Asch, Frank, author, illustrator.

Pizza

After trying pizza for the very first time, everything Baby Bear sees reminds him of the tasty treat and he decides never to eat anything else.

Mar 1, 2015
Orangutanka - a story in poems by Engle, Margarita.

Orangutanka - a story in poems

All the orangutans are ready for a nap in the sleepy depths of the afternoon--all except one. Written in a series of linked poems in the tanka style, an ancient Japanese form of poetry.

Mar 1, 2015
Elmer and Butterfly by McKee, David

Elmer and Butterfly

Mar 1, 2015
Disney Junior storybook collection. by Disney Enterprises, Inc. (COR)/ Scott, Denise (EDT)

Disney Junior storybook collection.

An illustrated treasury of stories featuring favorite Disney Junior characters invites young fans to help care for toys with Doc in her backyard clinic, share royal fun with Sofia, and visit Minnie's Bow-tique.

Mar 1, 2015
The Dinosaurs Are Having a Party! by Jones, Gareth P./ Parsons, Garry (ILT)

The Dinosaurs Are Having a Party!

Mar 1, 2015
Chu's day at the beach by Gaiman, Neil.

Chu's day at the beach

"Chu the panda goes to the beach!"--

Mar 1, 2015
Ben draws trouble by Davies, Matt (Matthew Keiland Parry), 1966-

Ben draws trouble

Ben loves to draw and does so in all of his classes, but his drawings of people are so good he is afraid to let his classmates see them, until the day he loses his notebook and his talent is revealed.

Mar 1, 2015
Any Room for Me by Lawson, Pauly/ Koopmans, Loek (ILT)

Any Room for Me

Mar 1, 2015
Wish by Cordell, Matthew, 1975- author, illustrator.

Wish

When an elephant couple decides it is time to have a child, unexpected challenges arise but, at last, the pair's deepest wish comes true.

Mar 1, 2015
Have You Seen My Monster? by Light, Steven

Have You Seen My Monster?

Mar 1, 2015
999 frogs and a little brother by Kimura, Ken, 1949- author.

999 frogs and a little brother

When the little tadpole becomes a frog, he and his frog brothers save his friend baby crayfish from a big snake.

Mar 1, 2015
Everybody sleeps (but not Fred) by Schneider, Josh, 1980- author, illustrator.

Everybody sleeps (but not Fred)

Allthough animals everywhere are sleeping, a youngster with an active imagination and a hefty to-do list resists bedtime with adventurous flair.

Mar 1, 2015
My Bike by Barton, Byron

My Bike

Mar 1, 2015
Mama Seeton's Whistle by Spinelli, Jerry/ Pham, Leuyen (CON)

Mama Seeton's Whistle

Mar 1, 2015
Sleepless knight by Sturm, James, 1965- author, artist.

Sleepless knight

The Knight and his trusty horse Edward go on a camping trip, but the Knight cannot sleep when he discovers he has left his beloved teddy bear behind.

Mar 1, 2015
Ruby Valentine saves the day by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Ruby Valentine saves the day

Ruby invites everyone to a grand Valentine's Day party at her mountaintop home, but when a blizzard keeps her guests away, she decides to take the carefully planned party into town.

Mar 1, 2015
Rita's Rhino by Ross, Tony

Rita's Rhino

Mar 1, 2015
Paddington in the garden by Bond, Michael, author.

Paddington in the garden

Paddington comes up with an unexpected design for his part of the garden just in time for National Garden Day.

Mar 1, 2015
Paddington at the Beach by Bond, Michael/ Alley, R. W. (ILT)

Paddington at the Beach

Mar 1, 2015
P. Zonka lays an egg by Paschkis, Julie.

P. Zonka lays an egg

"All of the chickens in the farmyard lay eggs regularly-- all except for P. Zonka, that is. She's too busy looking at the colors of the world around her. The other chickens think P. Zonka's just lazy...until she lays the most beautiful egg they've ever seen"--

Mar 1, 2015
My family tree and me by Petričić, Dušan, author, illustrator.

My family tree and me

Mar 1, 2015
Me, too! by Dunklee, Annika, 1965- author.

Me, too!

Mar 1, 2015
Snow White and the seventy-seven dwarfs by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

Snow White and the seventy-seven dwarfs

Mar 1, 2015
Little Puffin's first flight by London, Jonathan, 1947- author.

Little Puffin's first flight

Follows a family of puffins from the time the parents greet one another off the coast of Alaska and prepare to raise a family, through the care of their fragile egg and ravenous chick, to Little Puffin's first flight across and into the sea. Includes facts about puffins.

Mar 1, 2015
Love always everywhere by Massini, Sarah, author, illustrator.

Love always everywhere

"A simple look at the universality of love"--

Mar 1, 2015
Sofia the first. The enchanted feast by Hapka, Cathy, author.

Sofia the first. The enchanted feast

When an evil fairy disguises herself as a powerful sorceress to take over a Tri-Kingdom Area feast, Sofia forms an unlikely team with Clover, Cedric and Wormwood to protect her family and amulet.

Mar 1, 2015
Please, Mr. Panda by Antony, Steve, author.

Please, Mr. Panda

Mr. Panda has a plate of doughnuts to share, but most of the other animals forget to say "Please."

Mar 1, 2015
Who wants a hug? by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.

Who wants a hug?

Everyone likes Mr. Bear except grouchy Dr. Skunk, who devises a plan to make Mr. Bear stop being happy and hugging others.

Mar 1, 2015
The Somethingosaur by Mitton, Tony, author.

The Somethingosaur

Hatching out of a little egg, a mysterious baby creature searches for his absent family and elusive home while learning astonishing things about who and what he really is.

Mar 1, 2015
Use Your Words, Sophie by Wells, Rosemary

Use Your Words, Sophie

Mar 1, 2015
Hooray for spring! by Alexander, Louise (Louise Shirreffs), 1979- author.

Hooray for spring!

"Join Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, and the rest of the ponies as they celebrate the beginning of spring! It's time to clear away the clouds, plant flower seeds, and wake up hibernating critters"--

Mar 1, 2015
The thing about Spring by Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.

The thing about Spring

As his friends Bird, Mouse, and Bear celebrate the arrival of spring, Rabbit finds more and more things to dislike about the change of seasons until, at last, he admits that spring can be full of pleasant surprises.

Mar 1, 2015
Nuts in Space by Dolan, Elys

Nuts in Space

Mar 1, 2015
Ten in the bed by Cabrera, Jane, author.

Ten in the bed

In this version of the traditional song, each of the sleepers who fall, leap, bounce, or wobble out of bed when the little one says "Move over" represents a different profession.

Mar 1, 2015
Walk on the wild side by Oldland, Nicholas, 1972- author.

Walk on the wild side

Mar 1, 2015
When the wind blows by Sweeney, Linda Booth, 1963-

When the wind blows

A boy has fun outside with his family as a storm approaches, and inside when the rain arrives.

Mar 1, 2015
Guardian of dreams - a bedtime story by Torrel, Wendy, author.

Guardian of dreams - a bedtime story

Short fable about a rabbit who wakens from a nightmare and is unable to go back to sleep. Through the advice of the dream guardian, a horse, the rabbit discovers a remedy for his sleepless state.

Mar 1, 2015
Yard Sale by Bunting, Eve/ Castillo, Lauren (ILT)

Yard Sale

Mar 1, 2015
Stick and Stone by Ferry, Beth.

Stick and Stone

Stick and Stone are both lonely until Pinecone's teasing causes one to stick up for the other, and a solid friendship is formed.

Mar 1, 2015
Stanley the farmer by Bee, William.

Stanley the farmer

"It's going to be a busy day down on Stanley's Farm! From plowing the field, to planting the seeds, to harvesting the wheat, Stanley and his friends Shamus and Little Woo have a lot to do"--

Mar 1, 2015
Meet the Dullards by Pennypacker, Sara, 1951-

Meet the Dullards

"Mr. and Mrs. Dullard move their family to a boring town to avoid any excitment in their lives"--

Mar 1, 2015
Max's math by Banks, Kate, 1960-

Max's math

Max and his brothers drive to Shapeville and Count Town searching for problems, and are able to use their skills in arithmetic and sleuthing to help get things ready for a rocket launch.

Mar 1, 2015
Little Bird takes a bath by Russo, Marisabina, author, illustrator.

Little Bird takes a bath

The only thing Little Bird likes about rain is the puddles it leaves behind, but after flying through Manhattan to find the perfect puddle, his bath is interrupted again and again.

Mar 1, 2015
And then another sheep turned up by Gehl, Laura, author.

And then another sheep turned up

A family of sheep trying to celebrate a Passover seder are interrupted by the arrival of many additional relatives.

Mar 1, 2015
Baby party by O'Connell, Rebecca, 1968-

Baby party

"A baby party introduces toddlers to basic shapes"--

Mar 1, 2015
Cat & Bunny by Lundquist, Mary, author, illustrator.

Cat & Bunny

Best friends Bunny and Cat have always enjoyed playing alone together, so when others ask to join their favorite game Cat wants to say no, while Bunny's happy to have everyone play.

Mar 1, 2015
The story of the Little Mole who went in search of whodunit by Holzwarth, Werner.

The story of the Little Mole who went in search of whodunit

When Little Mole tries to find out who pooped on his head, the other animals show him how they poop in order to prove their innocence.

Mar 1, 2015
Small Elephant's Bathtime by Feeney, Tatyana

Small Elephant's Bathtime

Mar 1, 2015
Sidewalk Flowers by Lawson, Jonarno/ Smith, Sydney (ILT)

Sidewalk Flowers

Mar 1, 2015
It's only Stanley by Agee, Jon, author, illustrator.

It's only Stanley

Very strange noises that keep awakening the Wimbledon family one night have an even stranger source.

Mar 1, 2015
The new small person by Child, Lauren, author, illustrator.

The new small person

Elmore Green likes being an only child, so when his parents bring a new small person, his baby brother, into the house he is not pleased and does his best to keep the new small person out of his life.

Mar 1, 2015
Everyone poops by Gomi, Tarō, author.

Everyone poops

Explains the hows, whys and wherefores of defecation.

Mar 1, 2015
If I Had a Triceratops by O'Connor, George

If I Had a Triceratops

Mar 1, 2015
Gus by Dunrea, Olivier.

Gus

"Meet Gus, a gosling who likes to be by himself. But when his adventures lead him to a turtle's nest, he's in for some unexpected companionship!"--

Mar 1, 2015
Froggy's birthday wish by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Froggy's birthday wish

"It's Froggy's birthday, but no one has remembered. His parents don't seem to realize it's his special day, and none of his friends are at home to wish him a happy birthday. Will Froggy celebrate his birthday all alone? Has everyone really forgotten?"--

Mar 1, 2015
Elephants can't jump! by Willis, Jeanne, author.

Elephants can't jump!

Elephant refuses to believe he cannot jump and ignores the jeers of other animals as he tries, but they are all surprised when Elephant does something that no other animal can.

Mar 1, 2015
Charlie plays ball by Drummond, Ree.

Charlie plays ball

"Charlie the basset hound participates in a variety of sports on the ranch"--

Mar 1, 2015
The boy & the book by Slater, David Michael, author.

The boy & the book

In this story without words a young boy carelessly mishandles a library book, while the other books try to rescue their friend.

Mar 1, 2015
Where's the poop? by Markes, Julie.

Where's the poop?

A lift-the-flap book that shows children that all creatures have a place to poop: tigers in the jungle, kangaroos in the outback, and monkeys in the rainforest.

Mar 1, 2015
Three mouths of little Tom Drum by Willard, Nancy, author.

Three mouths of little Tom Drum

"Little Tom Drum loves strawberry pie so much that he creeps down to the kitchen at night to get one more slice of that sweet, flaky goodness resting on the windowsill in the moonlight ... pie his mother made for tomorrow's birthday party. If only he had thought twice! Bearing the marks of his greediness, Tom Drum resigns himself to a reclusive life, but soon gains fame as a child inventor. Can his imagination and ingenuity lead to his own reinvention" --

Mar 1, 2015
Click, clack, peep! by Cronin, Doreen, author.

Click, clack, peep!

All of the barnyard animals are excited about the arrival of a new duckling, until the noisy little one refuses to go to sleep.

Mar 1, 2015
Green is a chile pepper - a book of colors by Thong, Roseanne, author.

Green is a chile pepper - a book of colors

A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood.

Mar 1, 2015
Everybody says shalom by Kimmelman, Leslie, author.

Everybody says shalom

A tour of Israel profiles such sites as the Old City of Jerusalem, modern Tel Aviv, and the Biblical Zoo while introducing the region's diverse cultures and customs.

Mar 1, 2015
I don't want to be a frog by Petty, Dev, author.

I don't want to be a frog

A frog who yearns to be any animal that's cute and warm discovers that being wet, slimy, and full of bugs has its advantages.

Mar 1, 2015
Hoot owl, master of disguise by Taylor, Sean, 1965- author.

Hoot owl, master of disguise

Hoot owl flies through the night and assumes numerous disguises in order to catch a meal.

Mar 1, 2015
Gobblings by Roth, Matthue. author.

Gobblings

Herbie is lonely. His parents moved to a space station in the middle of nowhere, and there's nothing to do. He spends a lot of time wandering in the ship's ventilator shafts, and if he wants to have any friends, he has to build them out of spare parts. Deep inside the ship, Herbie discovers that a herd of gobblings have landed--monsters who float through space and love to eat metal. And the closest and biggest hunk of metal is the space station they live on. The gobblings are crawling thougho

Mar 1, 2015
Mr. Squirrel and the moon by Meschenmoser, Sebastian, author, illustrator.

Mr. Squirrel and the moon

"When Mr. Squirrel awakens to find that the moon has landed on his tree, he frantically tries to get rid of it before someone suspects him of stealing it and puts him in jail. But when he rolls the moon off of his tree, it gets stuck on Mrs. Hedgehog's bristles and when the billy-goat arrives and butts it with his horns....Will the moon ever be the same again? Sebastian Meschenmoser's hilarious illustrations and rollicking tale will be a bedtime favorite"--Amazon.com.

Mar 1, 2015
Miss Suzy by Young, Miriam, 1913-, author.

Miss Suzy

Miss Suzy is a little gray squirrel who lives happily in her oak-tree home until she is chased away by some mean red squirrels. Soon she finds a beautiful dollhouse and meets a band of brave toy soldiers.

Mar 1, 2015
Ollie's first year by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Ollie's first year

A playful, young otter learns how to paddle with his hind feet, use his powerful tail as a rudder, and root in the river bottom mud for crayfish.

Mar 1, 2015
A penguin named Patience - a Hurricane Katrina rescue story by Lewis, Suzanne, 1954- author.

A penguin named Patience - a Hurricane Katrina rescue story

"Patience is a South African penguin living at New Orleans's Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. When the Aquarium is severely damaged during Hurricane Katrina, many animals are put in peril, including Patience and the other penguins. They must leave their home, and their penguin keeper, until it is restored"--

Mar 1, 2015
The crown affair - (from the files of a hard-boiled detective) by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.

The crown affair - (from the files of a hard-boiled detective)

Just before the Mother Gooseland Games, hard-boiled detective Joe Dumpty is called upon to solve the mystery of what made Jack and Jill fall down the hill--and who took Jack's prized crown after the fall.

Mar 1, 2015
Wolfie the bunny by Dyckman, Ame, author.

Wolfie the bunny

When her parents find a baby wolf on their doorstep and decide to raise him as their own, Dot is certain he will eat them all up until a surprising encounter with a bear brings them closer together.

Mar 1, 2015
Snoozefest at the Nuzzledome by Berger, Samantha, author.

Snoozefest at the Nuzzledome

Snuggleford Cuddlebun, the sleepiest sloth in all of Snoozeville, attends the annual Snoozefest, where she gets free pajamas and other gifts, listens to bands and haiku, and, mostly, sleeps.

Mar 1, 2015
Sick Simon by Krall, Dan, author, illustrator.

Sick Simon

By not covering his mouth or washing his hands, Simon spreads his cold to his teacher and classmates, much to the delight of three germs named Virus, Protozoa, and Bacteria.

Mar 1, 2015
Did you know that I love you? by Pierce, Christa, author.

Did you know that I love you?

In rhyming text, Bird reminds Fox of the many ways she shows her love for him.

Mar 1, 2015
Finding spring by Berger, Carin, author, illustrator.

Finding spring

Too excited to hibernate through his first winter, a bear cub tries to find spring.

Mar 1, 2015
Ten little fish by Wood, Audrey.

Ten little fish

Ten little fish swim through the ocean, each finding a different reason to leave until only one remains. It's an undersea countdown in the newest book by bestselling author Audrey Wood and her dynamic, digital-artist son, Bruce. Follow ten little fish as they swim along a beautiful ocean reef, one by one departing from the school for different reasons, eventually leaving one fellow all alone. What will he do? Along comes another, and that makes two! Soon he becomes a father and she becomes a mot

Mar 1, 2015
Red - a crayon's story by Hall, Michael, 1954- author, illustrator.

Red - a crayon's story

Red's factory-applied label clearly says that he is red, but despite the best efforts of his teacher, fellow crayons and art supplies, and family members, he cannot seem to do anything right until a new friend offers a fresh perspective.

Mar 1, 2015
Goodnight already! by John, Jory.

Goodnight already!

Bear has never been so tired but his next-door neighbor, a wide-awake duck, keeps disturbing his sleep.

Mar 1, 2015
Ready Rabbit gets ready! by Maloney, Brenna, author, illustrator.

Ready Rabbit gets ready!

Ready Rabbit tries to get ready for school, but he would rather build spaceships and ride his imaginary motorcycle instead.

Mar 1, 2015
One, two, where's my shoe?. by Ungerer, Tomi, 1931-

One, two, where's my shoe?.

Shoe, where are you? Help find shoe and have fun discovering each hiding place in this witty and wacky game of hide-and-seek.

Mar 1, 2015
Night owl by Yuly, Toni, author, illustrator.

Night owl

A baby owl flies through the night, listening carefully to different sounds as he tries to find Mommy Owl.

Mar 1, 2015
Fetch by Hurley, Jorey.

Fetch

Illustrations and simple text follow a dog as it chases a ball at the beach.

Mar 1, 2015
The diggers are coming! by Steggall, Susan.

The diggers are coming!

The diggers are coming! Follow all the people and vehicles involved in building a house - from the wreckers coming to clear the ground, through planners, bulldozers, diggers, tippers, mixers, trucks, builders, cranes, rollers and vans, to the people coming to move into the new houses.

Mar 1, 2015
The buk buk buk festival by Auch, Mary Jane, author.

The buk buk buk festival

Henrietta is a reader and a writer, unusual traits for a chicken, but when her book is published and she is invited to the Children's Book Festival, only the local librarian believes she is the author.

Mar 1, 2015
Smick by Cronin, Doreen, author.

Smick

Can friendship bloom between a dog and a chick?

Mar 1, 2015
Crinkle, crackle, crack - it's spring! by Bauer, Marion Dane, author.

Crinkle, crackle, crack - it's spring!

Invites the reader to join a bear and other woodland animals on a cold, moonlit walk to investigate strange noises and observe the arrival of spring.

Mar 1, 2015
Count with Maisy, cheep, cheep, cheep! by Cousins, Lucy, author, illustrator.

Count with Maisy, cheep, cheep, cheep!

In an interactive farmyard game of hide-and-seek, intrepid little mouse Maisy searches beneath lift-flaps to locate Mommy Hen's missing chicks.

Mar 1, 2015
Home by Ellis, Carson, 1975- author, illustrator.

Home

A whimsical tribute to the myriad possibilities of home depicts homes in different real-world environments as well as fantastical settings.

Mar 1, 2015
How do dinosaurs stay safe? by Yolen, Jane, author.

How do dinosaurs stay safe?

A young dinosaur takes precautions in order to stay safe throughout the day, both at home and at play.

Mar 1, 2015
Monty's magnificent mane by O'Neill, Gemma, author, illustrator.

Monty's magnificent mane

Becoming disgruntled when his meerkat friends muss his beautiful golden mane, Monty the lion stomps off to the waterhole and is flattered by a big green crocodile who may be looking for a tasty supper.

Mar 1, 2015
Nobody's perfect by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

Nobody's perfect

A young boy reflects on the idea that nobody is perfect, including the other members of his family, but decides that, on the whole, with a little patience, they come close.

Mar 1, 2015
Dinosaur vs. Mommy by Shea, Bob, author, illustrator.

Dinosaur vs. Mommy

Dinosaur spends a day "helping" his mother, from the time he roars to awaken her until their final contest at bedtime.

Mar 1, 2015
Juna's jar by Bahk, Jane.

Juna's jar

After her best friend, Hector, moves away, Juna's brother Minho tries to make her feel better by finding things to put in her special kimchi jar, and each night, whatever is in the jar takes her on a magical journey in search of Hector. Includes glossary.

Mar 1, 2015
Counting crows by Appelt, Kathi, 1954-

Counting crows

The reader is invited to count hungry crows as they hunt for savory snacks.

Mar 1, 2015
Just Itzy by Krumwiede, Lana, author.

Just Itzy

Tired of being called "Itzy Bitzy," Itzy tries to catch his own lunch on the first day of spindergarten to prove he is a big spider, but a girl sitting on a tuffet, a dangerous waterspout, and other nursery rhyme characters get in his way.

Mar 1, 2015
Janine by Cocca-Leffler, Maryann, 1958- author, illustrator.

Janine

"Janine is one of a kind. She focuses on the positive while navigating life with disabilities. She makes a difference just by being herself"--

Mar 1, 2015
Maddi's fridge by Brandt, Lois.

Maddi's fridge

Maddi's fridge is almost empty, while Sophia's fridge is full of food. How can Sophia help her friend Maddi without breaking her promise not to tell anyone?

Mar 1, 2015
Will you fill my bucket? - daily acts of love around the world by McCloud, Carol.

Will you fill my bucket? - daily acts of love around the world

Children around the world remind us of their need for love and affection by asking us to fill their buckets. Tender responses affirm that bucket filling is the essence of loving and being loved.

Mar 1, 2015
New shoes by Meyer, Susan, 1960- author.

New shoes

"In this historical fiction picture book, Ella Mae and her cousin Charlotte, both African American, start their own shoe store when they learn that they cannot try on shoes at the shoe store"--

Mar 1, 2015
The Yes by Bee, Sarah, author.

The Yes

A great, orange thing called the Yes leaves his cozy nest and sets out for a Where he must reach, but he is surrounded by swarms of Nos, flimsy creatures that try to stop him every step of the way.

Mar 1, 2015
Your own big bed by Bergstein, Rita M., author.

Your own big bed

Introduces how different animals and even human babies grow from being newly-hatched or born, through being carried everywhere, to having their own special place to sleep.

Mar 1, 2015
You Nest Here With Me by Yolen, Jane/ Stemple, Heidi/ Sweet, Melissa (ILT)

You Nest Here With Me

Mar 1, 2015
You Can Do It, Bert! by Kn̲necke, Ole

You Can Do It, Bert!

Mar 1, 2015
The cardinal and the crow by Moniz, Michael, author, illustrator.

The cardinal and the crow

Feb 27, 2015
Dinosaur Vs. Mommy by Shea, Bob/ Shea, Bob (ILT)

Dinosaur Vs. Mommy

Feb 27, 2015
Counting Crows by Appelt, Kathi/ Dunlavey, Rob (ILT)

Counting Crows

Feb 27, 2015
Aqualicious by Kann, Victoria/ Kann, Victoria (ILT)

Aqualicious

Feb 27, 2015
Wish by Cordell, Matthew/ Cordell, Matthew (ILT)

Wish

Feb 27, 2015
999 Frogs and a Little Brother by Kimura, Ken/ Murakami, Yasanuri (ILT)

999 Frogs and a Little Brother

Feb 26, 2015
Little Puffin's first flight by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Little Puffin's first flight

Follows a family of puffins from the time the parents greet one another off the coast of Alaska and prepare to raise a family, through the care of their fragile egg and ravenous chick, to Little Puffin's first flight across and into the sea. Includes facts about puffins.

Feb 26, 2015
Harlem Renaissance party by Ringgold, Faith, author, illustrator.

Harlem Renaissance party

Lonnie and his uncle journey back in time to the Harlem Renaissance.

Feb 25, 2015
P. Zonka lays an egg by Paschkis, Julie.

P. Zonka lays an egg

"All of the chickens in the farmyard lay eggs regularly-- all except for P. Zonka, that is. She's too busy looking at the colors of the world around her. The other chickens think P. Zonka's just lazy...until she lays the most beautiful egg they've ever seen"--

Feb 25, 2015
Engineer Ari and the Passover rush by Cohen, Deborah Bodin, 1968-

Engineer Ari and the Passover rush

"In 1893, Engineer Ari is in a rush to get his train to Jerusalem and back before Passover, and he still needs many things for his seder plate. Luckily he has many friends to help"--

Feb 25, 2015
How to catch a star by Jeffers, Oliver.

How to catch a star

Eager to have a star of his own, a boy devises imaginative ways of catching one.

Feb 25, 2015
The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru by Bond, Michael, author.

The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru

A collection of best-loved tales featuring the bear from Peru includes "Paddington at the Zoo," in which Paddington's marmalade sandwiches prove to be irresistable to the zoo animals.

Feb 25, 2015
Whale trails - before and now by Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Whale trails - before and now

A young girl helps her father, the captain of a whale boat, on a whale-watching trip and relates how her ancestors hunted whales in the same waters. Includes information on the history of whaling, whale-watching, and the conservation movement to ensure the safety of whales.

Feb 25, 2015
The country bunny and the little gold shoes - as told to Jenifer by Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.

The country bunny and the little gold shoes - as told to Jenifer

To the surprise of many, the little country cottontail becomes one of the special Easter bunnies even though she has twenty-one children of her very own.

Feb 25, 2015
Richard Scarry's Christmas mice. by Scarry, Richard, author, illustrator.

Richard Scarry's Christmas mice.

Soon after Santa's visit, two tiny mice examine the Christmas decorations, ornaments, and presents to see if there is a gift for them.

Feb 25, 2015
Monty's Magnificent Mane by O'neill, Gemma

Monty's Magnificent Mane

Feb 23, 2015
Nobody's Perfect by Elliott, David/ Zuppardi, Sam (ILT)

Nobody's Perfect

Feb 23, 2015
Crinkle, Crackle, Crack - It's Spring! by Bauer, Marion Dane/ Shelley, John (ILT)

Crinkle, Crackle, Crack - It's Spring!

Feb 23, 2015
Just Itzy by Krumwiede, Lana/ Pizzoli, Greg (ILT)

Just Itzy

Feb 23, 2015
The Somethingosaur by Mitton, Tony, author.

The Somethingosaur

Hatching out of a little egg, a mysterious baby creature searches for his absent family and elusive home while learning astonishing things about who and what he really is.

Feb 23, 2015