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My bedtime monster by Schwarz, Annelies, 1938- author.

My bedtime monster

"Sometimes your very own monster makes for the perfect pet. Little Rikki wishes she had a pet that could do anything she wanted: be cuddly or fierce, small or large, or swim or fly. Though her mother tells her no such creature exists, Rikki is pretty certain it must. Sure enough, given Rikki's active imagination, her dream pet shows up to take her on an unforgettable journey that is both exciting and a little scary. This is a magical book, full of wonder and whimsy, sure to appeal to young dream

Feb 10, 2016
A treasury of curious George by Rey, Margret.

A treasury of curious George

Compilation of eight previously published Curious George titles.

Feb 10, 2016
Shape shift by Hesselberth, Joyce, author, illustrator.

Shape shift

"Round, curvy, pointy, or straight-shapes are all around us. With illustrations that highlight shapes in all their forms, this book reinforces the identification of circles, squares, crescents, diamonds, triangles, rectangles, trapezoids, and ovals while encouraging kids to pair shapes together to make new forms"--

Feb 10, 2016
Surf's up by Alexander, Kwame, author.

Surf's up

"Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can't help but get curious. Before you can shout 'Surf's up!' both frogs are sharing the same adventure, that is, until they get to the beach"--Excerpt from

Feb 10, 2016
The Curvy Tree by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author.

The Curvy Tree

A friendless girl who is teased for being different runs away from her village in tears and finds herself having a conversation with a very unusual tree, who tells a story of how his differences not only saved his life, they helped him see that he is not so very different after all.

Feb 10, 2016
My dog's a chicken by Montanari, Susan McElroy, author.

My dog's a chicken

Told she cannot have a puppy because it would just be another mouth to feed, Lula Mae decides to turn one of the chickens into a very special dog.

Feb 10, 2016
The Hueys in what's the opposite? by Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator.

The Hueys in what's the opposite?

Quirky egg-shaped creatures known as the Hueys explore the concept of opposites.

Feb 10, 2016
Tony Baroni loves macaroni by Sadler, Marilyn, author

Tony Baroni loves macaroni

Tony will eat nothing but macaroni and cheese for breakfast, lunch, and dinner but Nana Sophia persists in tempting him with a variety of other good, homemade foods. Includes list of mealtime activities and chart of pasta shapes.

Feb 10, 2016
Girl & Gorilla - out and about by Walton, Rick.

Girl & Gorilla - out and about

Follows Girl and Gorilla's whimsical attempts to get to the park.

Feb 10, 2016
Two is enough by Matthies, Janna, author.

Two is enough

From playing in the snow to a rainy-day ride, to double-scoop treats and crash-landing in leaves, two can be the perfect number for creating life's memories. And two can definitely be enough for a warm family, full of the love, support, and comfort that every child needs.Whether a father and daughter, mother and son, or a grandparent and grandchild, two is enough to fill each season of the year with wonders, big and small. Author Janna Matthies' soothing rhyme and Merrilee Liddiard's warm illust

Feb 10, 2016
I hear a pickle - (and smell, see, touch, and taste it, too!) by Isadora, Rachel, author, illustrator.

I hear a pickle - (and smell, see, touch, and taste it, too!)

Children explore their five senses, learning what they can see, smell, hear, touch, and taste.

Feb 10, 2016
Library Dragon by Deedy, Carmen Agra

Library Dragon

Feb 10, 2016
Findus Disappears! by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus Disappears!

Feb 10, 2016
Teachers are for reading stories by Ziefert, Harriet.

Teachers are for reading stories

Lift the flaps and see all the wonderful things that teachers do.

Feb 10, 2016
A place for Elijah by Easton, Kelly, author.

A place for Elijah

"A family celebrates Passover, making sure they lay an extra place setting for the prophet Elijah. But when their neighbors lose power and stop by to get out of the cold, Sarah is worried that there won't be a seat left for Elijah"--

Feb 10, 2016
Will spring be early? or will spring be late? by Johnson, Crockett, 1906-1975, author, illustrator.

Will spring be early? or will spring be late?

Despite the chilly weather, Groundhog decides that spring is here when he discovers a red flower sticking up through the snow.

Feb 10, 2016
Lazy Dave by Jarvis, Peter, 1985- author, illustrator.

Lazy Dave

Dave is a dog. Dave is a dog who loves to sleep all day long. What a lazy dog...or is he?

Feb 10, 2016
Nat the cat can sleep like that by Allenby, Victoria, 1989- author.

Nat the cat can sleep like that

Nat the cat can sleep through anything, until night falls and he is ready to go.

Feb 10, 2016
Swap! by Light, Steve, author, illustrator.


A peg-legged youngster uses his bartering skills to trade for sails, anchors, a ship's wheel and other necessary supplies to fix their ship and make a friend in the process.

Feb 10, 2016
The perfect tree by Bonfield, Chloe, author, illustrator.

The perfect tree

"Jack is searching for the perfect tree. One that he can chop, hack, and stack! But when it becomes too hard to find, Jack stumbles across three unlikely friends who want to show him "their" perfect trees."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 10, 2016