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Who wants a tortoise? by Keane, David, 1965- author.

Who wants a tortoise?

Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.

Jul 30, 2016
Wally does not want a haircut by Driscoll, Amanda, author, illustrator.

Wally does not want a haircut

Wally the sheep does not want to get the haircut he really needs, even after all the other farm animals get new hairdos, but when his shaggy wool gets him in trouble, he has no choice but to ask for a trim.

Jul 30, 2016
Lizbeth Lou got a rock in her shoe by Howell, Troy, author.

Lizbeth Lou got a rock in her shoe

"This just will not do! says Lizzy, flinging a rock from her shoe. A simple matter getting a rock in your shoe but what is small to one may be large and looming to another. After encountering a number of characters and situations, the rock continues its tumbling excursion of what goes around comes around..."--Goodreads

Jul 30, 2016
My hand by Kitamura, Satoshi, author, artist.

My hand

This is my hand. It can do all sorts of things. Most of the time it does good things, but sometimes ... Kitamura introduces us to the wonders of something as simple as your hand - it can push, it can pull. It can paint, it can pat. And when your hand has a bad habit, it can pick your nose! Award-winning author and illustrator Satoshi Kitamura unfolds a wonderful celebration of the simple hand, also starring a favourite Kitamura character, Boots the cat.

Jul 30, 2016
Vroom! Kevin's big book of vehicles by Slegers, Liesbet, author, illustrator.

Vroom! Kevin's big book of vehicles

"Trucks and cars are very important in Kevin's world. He likes them all: the strong workers, like the tractor and the garbage truck; the quick helpers, like the fire engine and the police car; and the regular road vehicles, like the car and the motorcycle. Vroom! There are lots of wheels in this big book of cars. There are also rhymes and questions to make the book really attractive to toddlers."--Page [4] of cover.

Jul 30, 2016
The sound of silence by Goldsaito, Katrina.

The sound of silence

Yoshio delights in the everyday sounds of Tokyo, but when a musician tells him that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for silence, Yoshio sets out to hear this sound for himself among the hustle and bustle of the city. Includes information on the Japanese concept of ma.

Jul 30, 2016
You belong here by Clark, M. H.

You belong here

The stars belong in the deep night sky, and the moon belongs there too, and the winds belong in each place they blow by, and I belong here with you. So begins this classic bedtime book, richly illustrated by award-winning artist Isabelle Arsenault. The pages journey around the world, observing plants and animals, everywhere, and reminding children that they are right where they belong. A beautiful title for new babies, adoptive families, and children of all ages.-- amazon.com

Jul 30, 2016
Zora's Zucchini by Pryor, Katherine, author.

Zora's Zucchini

Zora soon finds herself with more zucchini than her family can bake, saute´, or barbecue, but the ever-resourceful Zora comes up with a perfect plan for a garden swap.

Jul 30, 2016
Wake up, city! by Silverman, Erica, author.

Wake up, city!

A little girl and her father make their way to school as the whole city wakes up around them.

Jul 30, 2016
The white book by Borando, Silvia, author.

The white book

A stylish and fresh wordless picture book, this original story about imaginative play brims with visual humour, bold colours, and a parade of cheeky animals! A little boy stands in front of the whitest of white walls. He readies his brush ... and begins to paint. First off, a coat of pink - but wait, what's that? The painted wall reveals six birdies, perched on a branch! Then he tries the blue paint and ... yes! It's happened again! Fourteen little fish emerge, swimming in the blue. Yellow, grey

Jul 30, 2016
Ten little fingers, two small hands by Dempsey, Kristy, author.

Ten little fingers, two small hands

Toddlers enjoy delicious treats as they help the reader learn to count to ten.

Jul 30, 2016
Night at the stadium by Bildner, Phil, author.

Night at the stadium

After watching a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Gideon wants to get an autograph from his favorite player, but he becomes separated from his family, and ends up in a magical adventure.

Jul 30, 2016
Maybe Mother Goose by Codell, Esmé Raji, 1968- author.

Maybe Mother Goose

In the witty sequel to Fairly Fairy Tales, Esme´ Raji Codell’s latest picture book features charming twists on the beloved Mother Goose nursery rhymes.

Jul 30, 2016
My thumb by Hesse, Karen, author.

My thumb

Follows the antics of a happy little girl who explains how sucking her thumb is comforting and that her parents do not need to worry about it.

Jul 30, 2016
Rex by James, Simon, 1961- author, illustrator.

Rex

A terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex spends his days raging through the jungle and scaring all the other dinosaurs until one night a tiny dinosaur hatches from an abandoned egg and decides that the big dinosaur is his father.

Jul 30, 2016
Time for (Earth) school, Dewey Dew by Staub, Leslie, 1957- author.

Time for (Earth) school, Dewey Dew

"Click-Clack Waddle Dot Dewey Dew from Planet Eight Hundred Seventy-Two Point Nine does not want to go to school--not on his planet, and definitely not on Planet Earth at Mrs. Brightsun's School for Little Learners. Everything on Earth is different. His clothes don't fit right, his classmates don't look like him, and even Earth noises sound weird. In this first day of school story with a twist, nervous Dewey Dew learns that new experiences--like going to school on another planet--might be okay a

Jul 29, 2016
This is our baby, born today by Bajaj, Varsha, author.

This is our baby, born today

"A baby elephant's birth is celebrated by its loving herd"--

Jul 27, 2016
There's a Bear on My Chair by Collins, Ross

There's a Bear on My Chair

Jul 27, 2016
Super Bugs by Meadows, Michelle, author.

Super Bugs

In rhyming text, the Super Bugs buzz all over town, rescuing other insects in danger.

Jul 27, 2016
School's first day of school by Rex, Adam, author.

School's first day of school

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"--

Jul 27, 2016