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The perfect hug by Walsh, Joanna.

The perfect hug

In simple rhyming text the reader will explore many different kinds of hugs in the search for the perfect one.

Jul 29, 2015
Penny & Jelly - the school show by Gianferrari, Maria.

Penny & Jelly - the school show

As the talent show nears, Penny and her trusty canine companion Jelly scramble to find Penny's talent.

Jul 29, 2015
Over there by Pilcher, Steve, author, illustrator.

Over there

When Shredder, a little shrew who lives alone, overcomes his worry and sets out to explore what lies beyond the forest, he finds himself in trouble and discovers a new friend.

Jul 29, 2015
My dog, Bob by Torrey, Rich, author, illustrator.

My dog, Bob

"Like all dogs, Bob likes breakfast, takes rides in the family car and digs for bones. He's just like any other dog--except for a few quirks"--

Jul 29, 2015
Mousetropolis by Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- author, illustrator.

Mousetropolis

In this update of the classic fable, City Mouse and his cousin, Country Mouse, exchange visits and, although they find many things to like in each other's homes, they quickly learn that each prefers his own.

Jul 29, 2015
The monkey and the bee by Bloom, C. P., author.

The monkey and the bee

"The monkey has finally gotten his banana, but now a bumble bee wants a bite. The monkey tries to swat away the bee, but in the process finds himself with a bigger problem on his hands. Will the monkey and the bee be able to work together and become friends?"--

Jul 29, 2015
Mia's thumb by Stille, Ljuba, author, illustrator.

Mia's thumb

Mia's family members, from her brother to her grandparents, try all they can think of to get her to stop sucking her thumb.

Jul 29, 2015
Knit together by Dominguez, Angela N.

Knit together

A little girl who loves to draw but cannot knit, and her mother who loves to knit but cannot draw, collaborate on a special project neither of them could have done alone.

Jul 29, 2015
If you ever want to bring an alligator to school, don't! by Parsley, Elise, author, illustrator.

If you ever want to bring an alligator to school, don't!

A child provides insights, based on personal experience, into everything that can go wrong if one brings an alligator to school for show-and-tell.

Jul 29, 2015
I had a favorite hat by Ashburn, Boni, author.

I had a favorite hat

At the end of summer, a girl's mother wants to put away her favorite beach hat but the girl asks to keep it out, then decorates it for each holiday and season from autumn through spring.

Jul 29, 2015
The house that's your home by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

The house that's your home

Celebrates all the things that make one's home special, including the family that dwells there.

Jul 29, 2015
Happy birthday Madame Chapeau by Beaty, Andrea, author.

Happy birthday Madame Chapeau

When a crow flies off with her birthday bonnet as she walks to dinner, Madame Chapeau chases the thief through the streets of Paris while admirers offer her replacement hats, but none seem quite right until someone offers a special gift.

Jul 29, 2015
The green musician by Shahegh, Mahvash.

The green musician

Relates how Barbad became the new musician and singer in the court of Persian King Khosrow. Adapted from a 1,000 year-old story originally found in the "Book of Kings" (Shahnameh), which tells the story of the mystical past of ancient Persia.

Jul 29, 2015
Goose goes to school by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose goes to school

"Goose follows Sophie to school."--

Jul 29, 2015
Goose by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose

"Sophie meets Goose at the park and the two become fast friends!"--

Jul 29, 2015
Get out of my bath! by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.

Get out of my bath!

Ellie the elephant's relaxing bath is disrupted by splashing friends, prompting her to suck up all of the water into her trunk until everyone else leaves, in an interactive story that invites readers to tilt and shake the book for splashy effects.

Jul 29, 2015
Edmond, the moonlit party by Desbordes, Astrid, author.

Edmond, the moonlit party

Edmond the squirrel shares a tree with George, an owl who loves costumes, and Harry the bear, who throws wonderful parties that turn out even better when Edmond overcomes his shyness and joins in.

Jul 29, 2015
Why dogs have wet noses by Steven, Kenneth C., 1968- author.

Why dogs have wet noses

A retelling of the Ark story shares the whimsical adventures of a funny-looking misfit dog who trudges aboard Noah's lifeboat, inadvertently preventing it from sinking.

Jul 29, 2015
Wait by Portis, Antoinette, author.

Wait

"A ... picture book about the joys of waiting and taking in what is around you"--

Jul 29, 2015
Rufus the writer by Bram, Elizabeth, author.

Rufus the writer

Rather than a lemonade stand, Rufus sets up a story stand one summer and makes a series of trades with his friends--a story for a shell, for a kitten, for a surprise, and one more as a special birthday gift for his sister.

Jul 29, 2015