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The entertainer by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, illustrator.

The entertainer

Arriving at a little boy's birthday party, an entertainer in a big cuddly bear costume delights the children with his antics and surprises them when his costume will not come off.

Jul 4, 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 4, 2015
The dinosaur disaster by McElligott, Matthew, author.

The dinosaur disaster

"Dr. Cosmic's class of clever monsters at the Mad Scientist Academy solve the greatest challenges in science, in this perfect blend of adventure and exploration." --

Jul 4, 2015
The day the crayons came home by Daywalt, Drew, author.

The day the crayons came home

One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.

Jul 4, 2015
Rude cakes by Watkins, Rowboat, 1967- author.

Rude cakes

A story about a rude cake who never says please or thank you or listens to its parents, and a Giant Cyclops who is polite.

Jul 4, 2015
Eva and Sadie and the worst haircut ever! by Cohen, Jeff (Jeffrey Brandt), 1974- author.

Eva and Sadie and the worst haircut ever!

Sadie offers to give her little sister a free haircut.

Jul 4, 2015
Nessy's New Home by Cook, Marcy.

Nessy's New Home

Look inside to discover how Nessy the bird and her brothers enter the foster care system and are placed in a new nest! Rhyming text and beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations make this an ideal book for parents and young children to share. -- From back cover.

Jul 4, 2015
Prince of a frog by Urbanovic, Jackie, author, illustrator.

Prince of a frog

Hopper is a frog who thinks he is a prince, so he starts out on an adventure to find a princess, whose kiss will transform him to his royal self.

Jul 4, 2015
My humongous hamster goes to school by Freytag, Lorna, author, illustrator.

My humongous hamster goes to school

On Bring Your Pet to School Day, a boy's hamster grows to enormous size after he eats all the students' packed lunches.

Jul 4, 2015
Does a kangaroo have a mother, too? by Carle, Eric.

Does a kangaroo have a mother, too?

Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups, for example, a baby kangaroo is a joey, its mother is a flyer, its father is a boomer, and a group of kangaroos is a troop, mob, or herd.

Jul 4, 2015
Putting the monkeys to bed by Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

Putting the monkeys to bed

Sam is happy to play with his monkeys until way past bedtime, but he gets tired before them and has to find a way to get them to sleep.

Jul 4, 2015
Room for Bear by Gavin, Ciara, author, illustrator.

Room for Bear

Bear and a family of ducks try to find the perfect home to share, but what suits the bear does not suit the ducks, and what suits the ducks does not suit Bear.

Jul 4, 2015
Curious George discovers the Sun by Meier, Anna, author.

Curious George discovers the Sun

"Come along as George explores how the sun gives off heat, light, and energy" --

Jul 4, 2015
Feet go to sleep by Bottner, Barbara.

Feet go to sleep

A child looks back on the day and drifts off to sleep, one body part at a time.

Jul 4, 2015
Biscuit's picnic by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957-

Biscuit's picnic

It's picnic time, but Biscuit isn't invited. Do Biscuit and his puppy friend, Puddles, really have to go play in the yard while the kids eat all the picnic food?

Jul 4, 2015
Whose shoe? by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

Whose shoe?

A conscientious mouse tries to locate the owner of a single unclaimed shoe.

Jul 4, 2015
Sunday shopping by Derby, Sally, author.

Sunday shopping

"Every Sunday night a young girl and her grandmother go on an imaginary shopping trip using play money and the advertisements in the newspaper as a guide for their 'purchases'"--

Jul 4, 2015
Two girls want a puppy by Cordell, Ryan.

Two girls want a puppy

Two sisters, Cadence and Emi, show great persistence and ingenuity in trying to persuade their father they are ready to adopt a puppy.

Jul 4, 2015
Tiny hamster is a giant monster by Jensen, Joel, 1984-

Tiny hamster is a giant monster

"When Tiny Hamster accidentally eats some mad scientist goo, he turns into a giant, Godzilla-like hamster, stomping through the city and eating everything in sight"--

Jul 4, 2015
The Tea Party in the Woods by Miyakoshi, Akiko

The Tea Party in the Woods

Jul 4, 2015