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Elmer and butterfly by McKee, David, author, illustrator.

Elmer and butterfly

"As Elmer the patchwork elephant is strolling through the jungle, he hears a cry for help. A butterfly is trapped. Elmer easily frees her. She promises to help Elmer. But how can a butterfly ever help an elephant?"--

Apr 20, 2015
Everything by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, illustrator.


Rhyming text helps a little koala understand all the reasons why his mother loves him.

Apr 20, 2015
The Fly by Horacek, Petr

The Fly

Apr 20, 2015
Grandma Lives in a Perfume Village by Suzhen, Fang/ Danowski, Sonja (ILT)

Grandma Lives in a Perfume Village

Apr 20, 2015
A funny thing happened on the way to school... by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

A funny thing happened on the way to school...

A humorous story about imaginative excuses for being late to school.

Apr 20, 2015
Chu's day at the beach by Gaiman, Neil, author.

Chu's day at the beach

"Chu the panda goes to the beach!"--

Apr 20, 2015
How to surprise a dad by Reagan, Jean, 1965-

How to surprise a dad

"Two siblings provide instructions for how to surprise one's dad, including surprises you can make, do, or find--and how to plan a Special Day surprise party for him"--

Apr 20, 2015
Little sleepyhead by McPike, Elizabeth.

Little sleepyhead

"After a busy day filled with loved ones, adventure, and fun, baby is tired from head to toe"--

Apr 20, 2015
Mama Seeton's whistle by Spinelli, Jerry.

Mama Seeton's whistle

"Mama Seeton's simple and comforting whistle calls her family home, no matter how far away they may be"--

Apr 20, 2015
How to draw a dragon by Florian, Douglas, author, illustrator.

How to draw a dragon

Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text guide the reader in drawing scaly, knobby-kneed dragons that fly, play musical instruments, ride bicycles, and more.

Apr 20, 2015
I don't like Koala by Ferrell, Sean.

I don't like Koala

Adam does not 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.

Apr 20, 2015
I wish you more by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse, author.

I wish you more

In simple text and pictures, the author and illustrator create a compendium of small daily moments.

Apr 20, 2015
Inside this book - (are three books). by Saltzberg, Barney, author, illustrator.

Inside this book - (are three books).

Given blank books by their mother, Seymour, Fiona, and Wilbur let their imaginations fly, then put their stories, poems, and pictures together in a single, shared book.

Apr 20, 2015
Is it Passover yet? by Barash, Chris.

Is it Passover yet?

One family prepares for the traditional seder that ushers in Passover.

Apr 20, 2015
Good people everywhere by Gillen, Lynea.

Good people everywhere

A story to help children become mindful of caring people in their world, to ease their fears and to develop their sense of gratitude. Includes two activity pages to encourage children to find the good people in their lives.

Apr 20, 2015
Pete the cat's groovy guide to life by Dean, Kim, 1969- author.

Pete the cat's groovy guide to life

Everyone's favorite cat shares a collection of his favorite inspirational and feel-good quotes, from well-known classics attributed to luminaries such as Albert Einstein, Confucius, Abraham Lincoln, Shakespeare and more!

Apr 20, 2015
By Mouse & Frog by Freedman, Deborah (Deborah Jane), 1960- author, illustrator.

By Mouse & 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?"--

Apr 20, 2015
Daddy stories. by Not Available (NA)

Daddy stories.

Presents three stories about fathers, including a tale that explores the different jobs fathers perform in and out of the house.

Apr 20, 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
Yard sale by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

Yard sale

Callie and her family are moving from their house to an apartment, so they're having a yard sale. It can be hard to let things go, but in the end, it's who you have - not what you have - that counts.

Apr 20, 2015