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I'm not reading! by Allen, Jonathan, 1957-

I'm not reading!

Baby Owl reluctantly reads a story to Baby Chick, whose numerous brothers, sisters, cousins, and friends join in and test Baby Owl's patience.

Apr 15, 2015
The dinosaurs are having a party! by Jones, Gareth P.

The dinosaurs are having a party!

"The dinosaurs are having a party. It starts precisely at three. I'm a boy not a dinosaur. So I'm pleased they invited me. But the dinosaurs are planning to serve a special dish at their party and perhaps all is not as it seems"--

Apr 15, 2015
Sidewalk flowers by Lawson, JonArno, author.

Sidewalk flowers

A little girl collects wildflowers while on a walk with her distracted father. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. This wordless picture book, conceived by award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and beautifully brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.

Apr 15, 2015
A lullaby for little one by Casey, Dawn, 1975- author.

A lullaby for little one

Sharing a last game at the end of a lovely day filled with laughter and fun, little Bunny and Big Daddy Rabbit are joined by their woodland friends until little Bunny tires of all the hullabaloo, prompting a special lullaby by Big Daddy Rabbit.

Apr 15, 2015
The Polar Express by Van Allsburg, Chris.

The Polar Express

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus.

Apr 15, 2015
If I had a triceratops by O'Connor, George, author, illustrator.

If I had a triceratops

A little boy wonders about what it would be like to have a triceratops for a pet and imagines playing fetch, teaching her tricks, and cuddling up with her at the end of the night.

Apr 15, 2015
Sleepless Knight by Sturm, James, 1965-

Sleepless Knight

"The Knight can't wait for her first camping trip! She and her horse Edward pack everything they need--including her beloved Teddy--and head out into the woods. But when it's time for bed, Teddy is nowhere to be found!"--

Apr 15, 2015
Milk and cookies by Asch, Frank, author, illustrator.

Milk and cookies

Baby Bear and his parents are having a sleepover at his grandparent's house when he hears a scary noise. He looks through the cellar door keyhole and sees a dragon! Then he dreams the dragon comes upstairs and eats his milk and cookies. Bear is scared, but luckily his father shows him that the dragon is not what he thinks -- and there are plenty of milk and cookies to comfort him.

Apr 15, 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.

Apr 15, 2015
Use your words, Sophie by Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator.

Use your words, Sophie

"When Sophie's new sister won't stop crying, only two-year-old Sophie can communicate with her, even if she isn't using her words as her parents want her to"--

Apr 15, 2015
Zig and the magic umbrella by Kantorovitz, Sylvie, author, illustrator.

Zig and the magic umbrella

Zig, a small, blue creature who lives in a rainy, gray world, grabs hold of a red umbrella and is carried away to a colorful forest where he becomes a hero--and a friend.

Apr 15, 2015
Charlie plays ball by Drummond, Ree.

Charlie plays ball

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

Apr 19, 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.

Apr 19, 2015
Don't copy me! by Allen, Jonathan, 1957-

Don't copy me!

When Little Puffin finds that three gull chicks are following him, he gets frustrated that they are copying him and plots to outsmart them.

Apr 20, 2015
Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada by Fallon, Jimmy/ Ordonez, Miguel (ILT)

Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada

Apr 21, 2015
Uh-oh! by Crum, Shutta.


Two toddlers have a nearly-silent adventure at the beach.

Apr 21, 2015
Under a pig tree - a history of the noble fruit by Palatini, Margie.

Under a pig tree - a history of the noble fruit

Using sticky notes, an author tries to convince her publisher that her book is about figs, not pigs, but the wording, illustrations, and even recipes present pigs as growing on trees, and tasty with orange and ginger sauce.

Apr 21, 2015
Should you be a river - a poem about love by Young, Ed, author.

Should you be a river - a poem about love

"A personally inspired poem that celebrates the trials and triumphs of unconditional love"--

Apr 21, 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.

Apr 21, 2015
Wherever you go by Miller, Pat Zietlow.

Wherever you go

Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young rabbit as he leaves home on a journey, discovering the joys of different kinds of roads and what they may bring--including a way back home.

Apr 21, 2015