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Polar bear's underwear by Tupera Tupera (Firm), creator.

Polar bear's underwear

Polar Bear has lost his underwear and he asks his friend, Mouse, to help him find it.

May 23, 2015
Happy birthday, Sam by Hutchins, Pat, 1942-

Happy birthday, Sam

Sam's birthday brings a solution to several of his problems.

May 23, 2015
Here comes the Tooth Fairy Cat by Underwood, Deborah, author.

Here comes the Tooth Fairy Cat

"Cat tries to trick the Tooth Fairy, but he meets his match in a mischievous mouse"--

May 23, 2015
Night sky dragons by Peet, Mal, author.

Night sky dragons

Yazul loves making kites with his grandfather, but all he truly desires is the approval of his father. Yazul's father, lord of a han along the Silk Road, is a man made stern by loneliness, and Yazul's love of kite-making only seems to elicit disappointment. "Travel and trade are what matters," his father says. But when the han is attacked by bandits, Yazul has an idea. With the help of his grandfather, he might just be able to use his kite-making skills to scare the bandits away and save the han

May 23, 2015
Hug a bull - an ode to animal dads by Zenz, Aaron.

Hug a bull - an ode to animal dads

"From baby geese to kangaroos to humans, every mom and dad is known by his or her own special name. Bouncing texts full of fun wordplay and adorable illustrations feature animal parents of every shape and size, and encourage little readers to express big love. Go ahead and hug a bull!"--

May 23, 2015
Rhinos don't eat pancakes by Kemp, Anna, author.

Rhinos don't eat pancakes

"Daisy's life takes a very odd turn when a big purple rhino shows up in her kitchen."--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2015
Pig and Pug by Berry, Lynne (Children's fiction writer)

Pig and Pug

Two pocket-size pets meet and get into a tussle when Pug insists that Pig is a pudgy pug, and again when Pig calls Pug a muddy pig.

May 23, 2015
Otter in space by Garton, Sam, author, illustrator.

Otter in space

After visiting an outer space exhibit in a museum, Otter and Teddy decide they need a moon rock, and the only way to get one is to build a space ship and go get one.

May 23, 2015
One family by Shannon, George.

One family

A family can be many things, in this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten.

May 23, 2015
Olivia helps the tooth fairy by Evans, Cordelia, author.

Olivia helps the tooth fairy

With Ian upset that he cannot meet the tooth fairy since his loose tooth wont fall out, Olivia tries to cheer him up by telling him about another fairy whose gifts he can easily attain.

May 23, 2015
Dinosaur parade by Halpern, Shari, author, illustrator.

Dinosaur parade

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text present a wide variety of dinosaurs. Includes "dinosaur factoids".

May 23, 2015
I don't like Koala by Ferrell, Sean, author.

I don't like Koala

Adam doesn't like his stuffed koala because of its terrible eyes, terrible face, and terrible paws, but each time he tries to get rid of it, Koala comes back until Adam realizes that Koala is on his side.

May 23, 2015
Grandma lives in a perfume village by Fang, Suzhen, 1957- author.

Grandma lives in a perfume village

"Xiao Le's grandmother lives in a faraway village. A visit with Grandma is always a special event, but this time she is frail. With encouragement from his mom, Xiao Le plays with and helps Grandma. When Grandma dies shortly thereafter, Xiao Le comforts his mom--reminding her that when it rains, Grandma is washing her clothes in the sky ... and that although the Perfume Village in heaven cannot be reached by train, it can be accessed by the heart. Fang Suzhen's moving story, with stunning illustr

May 23, 2015
Everything by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, artist.


"One little koala discovers that a mother's love makes everything better, from unhappy tears to twinkly smiles."--Back cover.

May 23, 2015
By Mouse and Frog by Freedman, Deborah (Deborah Jane), 1960- author, illustrator.

By Mouse and Frog

"Mouse has one idea about what a book should be and how to tell a story. Frog has another. What happens when these two very different friends try to create a book together?"--

May 23, 2015
Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's by Sternberg, Julie, author.

Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's

"It's bedtime at Bessie and Lil's, but neither of these bunnies seems to be listening to Mama. She is trying to read them a bedtime book, one of her favorites from when she was a little bunny. But Bessie is more interested in her headstands, and Lil is practicing her skipping. Will they ever get to bed? Alternating between the girls playing in their room and the interior pages of Mama's book, this heartfelt story offers just the right mixture of humor and sweetness. With irresistible illustratio

May 23, 2015
Rufus goes to sea by Griswell, Kim T., author.

Rufus goes to sea

When school lets out for the summer, Rufus Leroy Williams III, a determined pig who loves to read, decides to become a pirate.

May 23, 2015
Nessy's New Home by Cook, Marcy

Nessy's New Home

May 23, 2015
Stella brings the family by Schiffer, Miriam B., author.

Stella brings the family

Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

May 23, 2015
Pumpkin countdown by Holub, Joan, author.

Pumpkin countdown

May 23, 2015