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Don't copy me! by Allen, Jonathan, 1957-

Don't copy me!

Little Puffin wants to enjoy a walk in the nice fresh air. But Small Gull, Tiny Gull, and Baby Gull follow him everywhere and do everything Little Puffin does. How will Little Puffin stop them from playing this annoying game?

May 20, 2015
Duck in the fridge by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.

Duck in the fridge

When Dad was a boy, he found a duck in the fridge, and so begins his explanation as to why he reads Mother Goose rhymes to his own son every night.

May 26, 2015
Everything by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, artist.

Everything

"One little koala discovers that a mother's love makes everything better, from unhappy tears to twinkly smiles."--Back cover.

May 26, 2015
Faraway friends by Cox, Russ, author, illustrator.

Faraway friends

Sheldon's best friend has moved away, possibly to Jupiter, so Sheldon and his dog, Space Cadet Jet, build a spaceship to go for a visit but things go awry until they spy an alien life form, ready to help.

May 26, 2015
Fun in the sun by Catrow, David, author, illustrator.

Fun in the sun

Illustrations and easy-to-read text relate a trip to the beach that features a man in a funny hat--or hat on a funny man, a sandy lunch and swimsuit, and a high-flying kite.

May 26, 2015
Giraffes can't dance by Andreae, Giles, 1966-

Giraffes can't dance

Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music.

May 26, 2015
Good morning to me! by Judge, Lita, author, illustrator.

Good morning to me!

"A picture book about a parrot named Beatrix, who is very awake, very excited to see her friends, and has a very hard time using her 'inside voice"'--

May 26, 2015
Grandma in blue with red hat by Menchin, Scott, author.

Grandma in blue with red hat

After his teacher says that anything can be in an art exhibition, and his fellow students give myriad reasons why something might belong in a museum, a child offers his special grandmother as an exhibit but when the curator cites a rule against accepting grandmas, the child has a better idea.

May 26, 2015
Grandma lives in a perfume village by Fang, Suzhen, 1957- author.

Grandma lives in a perfume village

"Xiao Le's grandmother lives in a faraway village. A visit with Grandma is always a special event, but this time she is frail. With encouragement from his mom, Xiao Le plays with and helps Grandma. When Grandma dies shortly thereafter, Xiao Le comforts his mom--reminding her that when it rains, Grandma is washing her clothes in the sky ... and that although the Perfume Village in heaven cannot be reached by train, it can be accessed by the heart. Fang Suzhen's moving story, with stunning illustr

May 26, 2015
Happy birthday, Sam by Hutchins, Pat, 1942-

Happy birthday, Sam

Sam's birthday brings a solution to several of his problems.

May 26, 2015
Henry's stars by Elliot, David, 1952- author, illustrator.

Henry's stars

Henry the pig is excited to spot the Great Pig in the sky one starry night, but when he shows the other farm animals, he gets frustrated because they each see something different.

May 26, 2015
Here comes the Tooth Fairy Cat by Underwood, Deborah, author.

Here comes the Tooth Fairy Cat

"Cat tries to trick the Tooth Fairy, but he meets his match in a mischievous mouse"--

May 26, 2015
Hey, baby, it's time to come out! by Ziefert, Harriet.

Hey, baby, it's time to come out!

When Max learns that his mother is going to have a baby, he talks and sings to his unborn sibling but he cannot seem to make the baby come out sooner.

May 26, 2015
How to catch a mouse by Leathers, Philippa, author, illustrator.

How to catch a mouse

A confident but inexperienced cat is certain she has scared all the mice out of her house, but things are not always as they seem. --

May 26, 2015
How to draw a dragon by Florian, Douglas, author, illustrator.

How to draw a dragon

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

May 23, 2015
How to surprise a dad by Reagan, Jean, 1965- author.

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"--

May 21, 2015
Hug a bull - an ode to animal dads by Zenz, Aaron.

Hug a bull - an ode to animal dads

"From baby geese to kangaroos to humans, every mom and dad is known by his or her own special name. Bouncing texts full of fun wordplay and adorable illustrations feature animal parents of every shape and size, and encourage little readers to express big love. Go ahead and hug a bull!"--

May 26, 2015
Hug me by Ciraolo, Simona, author, artist.

Hug me

Ever feel like you need a hug, a really big hug from someone? That's how Felipe the young cactus feels, but his family just isn't the touchy-feely kind. Cactuses can be quite prickly sometimes you know . . . and so can Felipe. But he'll be darned if this one pointy issue will hold him back, so one day Felipe sets off on his own to find a friend and just maybe, that long awaited hug.

May 26, 2015
I don't like Koala by Ferrell, Sean, author.

I don't like Koala

Adam doesn't 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.

May 26, 2015
I love ewe - an ode to animal moms by Zenz, Aaron.

I love ewe - an ode to animal moms

"From baby geese to kangaroos to humans, every mom and dad is known by his or her own special name. Bouncing texts full of fun wordplay and adorable illustrations feature animal parents of every shape and size, and encourage little readers to express big love. Don't be afraid to say I love ewe!"--

May 26, 2015