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The mouse who reached the sky by Horáček, Petr, author.

The mouse who reached the sky

One morning, Little Mouse spots something red and shiny hanging from a branch. Too short to get it herself, she calls her friends Mole and Rabbit to help out. A delightful tale of teamwork and unexpected rewards.

May 29, 2016
The perfect dog by O'Malley, Kevin, 1961- author, illustrator.

The perfect dog

"A girl tries to pick the perfect dog for her, but in the end, the right dog picks her"--

May 26, 2016
The perfect dog by O'Malley, Kevin, 1961- author, illustrator.

The perfect dog

"A girl tries to pick the perfect dog for her, but in the end, the right dog picks her"--

May 29, 2016
The pirate jamboree by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The pirate jamboree

Pirates Blackbeard Johnson and his brothers, Eyepatch Sue, and others sail over to Peg Leg Jones' for a happily chaotic pirate jamboree--until the S.S. Clean Your Room (otherwise known as Mrs. Jones) arrives and playtime is definitely over.

May 25, 2016
The Saddest Toilet in the World by Apple, Sam/ Ricks, Sam (ILT)

The Saddest Toilet in the World

May 29, 2016
The sword in the stove by Dormer, Frank W., author, illustrator.

The sword in the stove

"A quirky picture book in the spirit of Monty Python about two bumbling knights who keep finding objects in a stove (a sword, a shield, a helmet) ... objects that ominously belong to their missing friend Harold"--

May 29, 2016
The two Tims by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

The two Tims

Two Tims. Best friends. Forever?

May 29, 2016
The Two Tims by Elliott, David/ Alborozo, Gabriel (ILT)

The Two Tims

May 25, 2016
The ugly dumpling by Campisi, Stephanie, author.

The ugly dumpling

An ugly dumpling is ignored and sad until an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling's inner beauty and helps it discover its true identity and realize being different is beautiful after all.

May 25, 2016
There is a tribe of kids by Smith, Lane, author.

There is a tribe of kids

Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.

May 29, 2016
This is my dollhouse by Potter, Giselle, author, illustrator.

This is my dollhouse

A little girl who has made her own dollhouse from a box and her vivid imagination has trouble playing with her friend Sophie's perfect dolls and dollhouse, but when Sophie comes to visit she is afraid that her handiwork will not be good enough for Sophie.

May 29, 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 28, 2016
Three magic balloons by Margulies, Julianna, author.

Three magic balloons

May 29, 2016
Thunder Boy Jr. by Alexie, Sherman, 1966- author.

Thunder Boy Jr.

"Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name ... one that's all his own. Dad is known as Big Thunder, but Little Thunder doesn't want to share a name"--

May 29, 2016
Toshi's little treasures by Robert, Nadine, 1971-

Toshi's little treasures

May 29, 2016
Veronica on Petunia's farm by Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980.

Veronica on Petunia's farm

When Veronica the hippopotamus arrives at Petunia's farm, the animals object to her ways and looks until she gets sick, at which time they decide they like her after all.

May 29, 2016
We came to America by Ringgold, Faith, author, illustrator.

We came to America

Celebrates United States immigration and the country's diverse immigrant heritage.

May 29, 2016
What Do You Do With A Problem? by Yamada, Kobi/ Besom, Mae (ILT)

What Do You Do With A Problem?

May 29, 2016
What to do with a box by Yolen, Jane, auhor.

What to do with a box

"Jane Yolen poetically reminds young readers that a simple box can be a child's most imaginative plaything as artist Chris Sheban illustrates its myriad and magical uses"--

May 29, 2016
When your elephant comes to play by Barba, Ale, author, illustrator.

When your elephant comes to play

"A young boy must figure out how to entertain his large elephant friend"--

May 29, 2016