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What in the world? - numbers in nature by Day, Nancy Raines, author.

What in the world? - numbers in nature

"A rhyming nonfiction picture book that explores the numerical sets--one tail, two paws, four legs, etc.--that occur throughout the natural world."--

Sep 4, 2015
From apple trees to cider, please! by Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari, author.

From apple trees to cider, please!

"Grab the wagon, it's a bright autumn day and the trees are full of ripe, red apples! There's an apple festival underway at the farm and lots of work to do making cider. This visit finishes with a cider doughnut and a cup of freshly pressed cider. DELICIOUS! Told in crisp, action-driven rhymes from a young child's point of view, From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! is a realistic account of how apple cider is pressed, flavored with the charm and vigor of a harvest celebration.--

Sep 4, 2015
A railway ABC by Townend, Jack author

A railway ABC

Take a rhyming ride on the rails in the this vintage ABC book, originally published in 1942. A Railway ABC is a nostalgic, behind-the-scenes look at the railroad...Beautifully reproduced vintage lithograph illustrations and gently humorous rhymes will capitvate children and adults alike.

Sep 4, 2015
Alphabet school by Johnson, Stephen, 1964-

Alphabet school

Explore the alphabet in everyday objects found at school in this dazzling picture book. A classroom companion to celebrated artist Stephen Johnson's Caldecott Honor book Alphabet City, this alphabet book is a tour de force in the genre. There is much more to this book than meets the eye!

Sep 4, 2015
Curious George discovers the rainbow by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

Curious George discovers the rainbow

There's a chance of rain in the forest, and George wants nothing more than to catch sight of a vibrant rainbow across the sky. When the weather makes his wish come true, George chases the rainbow and learns all about colors, weather, and the effect of light.

Sep 4, 2015
Clothesline clues to sports people play by Heling, Kathryn, author.

Clothesline clues to sports people play

Using the image of uniforms and equipment hanging on a clothesline, the text invites children to identify the sport played by each child.

Sep 4, 2015
ABCs on wings by Olivera, Ramon, author, illustrator.

ABCs on wings

"In this book, kids will learn their ABCs through the amazing world of aviation. From A is for ace to Z is for zeppelin, young children will be introduced to biplanes, carriers, gliders, jets, and many more vehicles of flight. Refreshing and unique, this concept book is filled with bold, graphic illustrations that soar off the pages!"--

Sep 4, 2015
Rosie goes to preschool by Katz, Karen, author, illustrator.

Rosie goes to preschool

Rosie, a helpful preschooler, offers advice to children facing their first day of preschool.

Sep 4, 2015
What in the World? - Numbers in Nature by Day, Nancy Raines/ Cyrus, Kurt (ILT)

What in the World? - Numbers in Nature

Sep 1, 2015
My five senses by Aliki.

My five senses

A simple presentation of the five senses, demonstrating some ways we use them. Children love to explore. Each day brings new sights and sounds, new things to smell and taste and touch . Aliki's simple text and cheerful art in this enlarged edition introduce very young children to the wonder of the five senses and all they reveal about the world around us.

Aug 29, 2015