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All for a dime! - a Bear and Mole story by Hillenbrand, Will, author, illustrator.

All for a dime! - a Bear and Mole story

Bear has no trouble selling his berries at the farmers' market, but Mole and Skunk are less successful with their worms and perfume.

May 5, 2016
The fairiest fairy by Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer), author.

The fairiest fairy

Poor Betty! She's always getting into messy muddles. She can't paint a rainbow or scatter dewdrops and her pirouettes are, well, pretty precarious. You see, with so many animals to rescue and friends to help, there's just no time for Betty to practice all the things a fairy should. But when it comes to the Fairy Ball, Betty's friends return her gifts of kindness and it becomes clear who is actually the fairiest fairy of them all.

May 5, 2016
I won a what? by Vernick, Audrey.

I won a what?

A young boy tries to win a goldfish at the carnival and ends up with a far bigger prize.

May 5, 2016
My mom is a runner by Reimold, Mary Gallagher, 1953-

My mom is a runner

A child is proud of his mother who runs.

May 5, 2016
The fox and the star by Bickford-Smith, Coralie, author, illustrator.

The fox and the star

"The Fox and the Star is the story of a friendship between a lonely Fox and the Star who guides him through the frightfully dark forest. Illuminated by Star's rays, Fox forages for food, runs with the rabbits, and dances in the rain--until Star suddenly goes out and life changes, leaving Fox huddling for warmth in the unfamiliar dark. To find his missing Star, Fox must embark on a wondrous journey beyond the world he knows--a journey lit by courage, newfound friends, and just maybe, a star-fille

May 5, 2016
The pirate jamboree by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The pirate jamboree

Pirates Blackbeard Johnson and his brothers, Eyepatch Sue, and others sail over to Peg Leg Jones' for a happily chaotic pirate jamboree--until the S.S. Clean Your Room (otherwise known as Mrs. Jones) arrives and playtime is definitely over.

May 5, 2016
From wolf to woof! - the story of dogs by Talbott, Hudson, author, illustrator.

From wolf to woof! - the story of dogs

Beginning with two orphans, a prehistoric boy and a wolf cub, imagines how the bond between man and wolf might have formed and looks at how it changed through their shared history as wolves became domesticated and diversified into more than 400 breeds of dog.

May 5, 2016
A fire truck named Red by De Sève, Randall, author.

A fire truck named Red

"A young boy has his heart set on a brand-new toy fire truck, so he is disappointed when he gets his grandfather's rusty old fire truck, Red, instead. But working together, the boy and his grandfather patch Red right up while Grandpa tells his grandson all about the adventures he had with Red when he was a boy"--

May 5, 2016
Stop following me Moon! by Farrell, Darren, author, illustrator.

Stop following me Moon!

After stealing food from hikers and other forest animals, a hungry bear thinks the moon is following him, but when Moon finally disappears, the bear promises to be good if only it will come back.

May 5, 2016
Safe in a storm by Swinburne, Stephen R., author.

Safe in a storm

When a storm rumbles and the night grows dark, baby animals cuddle up to their mothers where they can sleep, safe and warm.

May 5, 2016
Miss Moon, wise words from a dog governess by Hill, Janet, 1974- author

Miss Moon, wise words from a dog governess

Dog governess Wilhelmina Moon imparts twenty lessons that are practical and playful for dogs and humans alike.

May 5, 2016
Maggie and Michael get dressed by Fleming, Denise, 1950- author, illustrator.

Maggie and Michael get dressed

It is time to get dressed and Michael counts on his dog, Maggie, for help as he places yellow socks, a brown hat, blue pants, and other colorful articles of clothing where they belong.

May 5, 2016
My house by Barton, Byron, author, illustrator.

My house

"Jim the cat describes his favorite places inside and outside his house"

May 5, 2016
Stormy night by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Stormy night

Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.

May 5, 2016
Spot goes to the farm by Hill, Eric, 1927-2014.

Spot goes to the farm

Spot searches for new babies among the farm animals, each of which greets him with its own distinctive noise. Movable flaps conceal portions of the illustrations.

May 5, 2016
Good night owl by Pizzoli, Greg, author, illustrator.

Good night owl

Owl takes drastic measures to have a good night's sleep.

May 5, 2016
There is a tribe of kids by Smith, Lane, author.

There is a tribe of kids

Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.

May 5, 2016
Superhero dad by Knapman, Timothy, author.

Superhero dad

Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

May 5, 2016
The artist and me by Peacock, Shane, author.

The artist and me

A boy reccounts how he took on the attitude of the adults around him and bullied an eccentric painter in 1880's France, before discovering that there is more than one way to see the world.

May 5, 2016
Grumpy pants by Messer, Claire, author, illustrator.

Grumpy pants

"Have you ever had a grumpy day and not known why? Penguin is having a grumpy day like that. No matter what he does, he just can't shake it! Sometimes the only thing left to do is wash the grumpy day away and start over"--

May 5, 2016