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Twenty yawns by Smiley, Jane.

Twenty yawns

As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep?

May 3, 2016
The chameleon that saved Noah's ark by Molchadsky, Yael.

The chameleon that saved Noah's ark

"Noah and his family take care of all the animals on the ark, but do not know what to feed the chameleons"--

May 3, 2016
The animals' ark by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980-

The animals' ark

May 3, 2016
Bye-bye binky by Van Lieshout, Maria, author.

Bye-bye binky

A little girl explains that she does not need a pacifier anymore, because she is a big kid now.

May 3, 2016
The best days are dog days by Meshon, Aaron.

The best days are dog days

From playtime to naptime, a dog and his girl do everything together as they spend the day exploring their neighborhood with the girl's mother and father.

May 3, 2016
Captain Jack and the pirates by Bently, Peter, 1960- author.

Captain Jack and the pirates

When brave mariners Jack, Zack and Caspar build a galleon then set off on an imaginary adventure at sea, they face pirates, a storm, and a shipwreck.

May 3, 2016
A morning with grandpa by Liu, Sylvia, author.

A morning with grandpa

Curious and energetic Mei Mei attempts some tai chi forms as her grandfather demonstrates them, then tries to teach him basic yoga poses. Includes introductions to t'ai chi and yoga, as well as instructions for the exercises described in the text.

May 3, 2016
Mom, there's a bear at the door by Lipan, Sabine, author.

Mom, there's a bear at the door

"A mother has several questions when her son tells her there's a bear standing outside the front door of their eleventh-floor apartment"--

May 3, 2016
Maxi the little taxi by Upton, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Hamilton), author.

Maxi the little taxi

"On his first day of work, Maxi the little taxi zooms around town splashing in puddles and getting very dirty. Soon, no one wants to ride in him--until a little boy convinces Maxi to go to the car wash"--

May 3, 2016
Hector and Hummingbird by Frith, Nicholas John, author, illustrator.

Hector and Hummingbird

In the mountains of Peru, friends Hector the bear and Hummingbird the hummingbird spend most of their time together, doing the same things, and Hector has had just about enough of it--or has he? Includes a list of animals hidden in the illustrations.

May 3, 2016
Let's play! by Tullet, Hervé, author, illustrator.

Let's play!

A lively yellow dot leads the reader through a journey through color, shape, and a child's imagination.

May 3, 2016
One day on our blue planet - the Antarctic by Bailey, Ella, author, illustrator.

One day on our blue planet - the Antarctic

"From breakfast to dinner, dusk to dawn, children will love spending the day with this curious penguin chick. The One Day on Our Blue Planet series by Ella Bailey is a new set of children's books focused on the way our young animal friends spend a day. This time we head to the biting cold of Antarctica to meet a curious penguin chick!"--Pubilsher.

May 3, 2016
Pigs and a blanket by Burks, James (James R.), author, illustrator.

Pigs and a blanket

"Pig siblings Henry and Henrietta love their blanket. As much as they each love playing with the blanket, they don't love sharing it. Will ripping it in two solve all their problems?"--

May 3, 2016
Playground by Hout, Mies van, author, illustrator.


Two friends decide to go to the playground and take an extraordinary journey to get there.

May 3, 2016
One day in the eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree by Bernstrom, Daniel, author.

One day in the eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree

Gobbled by a snake, a crafty boy finds a find a way out of his predictament by encouraging the snake to eat an increasing number of animals.

May 3, 2016
Oceans of Color by RH Disney (COR)

Oceans of Color

May 3, 2016
This is not a picture book by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.

This is not a picture book

Duck finds a book and is surprised to discover that there are books with words and no pictures--and that even without pictures a book can interest and excite you.

May 3, 2016
Tell me a tattoo story by McGhee, Alison, 1960- author.

Tell me a tattoo story

A father tells his young son the story behind each of his tattoos.

May 3, 2016
Tough guys - (have feelings too) by Negley, Keith, author.

Tough guys - (have feelings too)

Explains through simple text and colorful illustrations that tough guys have the same feelings as you and I.

May 3, 2016
Chicken Lily by Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

Chicken Lily

"Through puns and poetry, Chicken Lily overcomes her fears and reads a poem onstage at her school poetry jam"--

May 3, 2016