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Sleep tight, Anna Banana! by Roques, Dominique, 1948- author.

Sleep tight, Anna Banana!

Tyrannically subjecting her long-suffering stuffed animals to delays and excuses when she does not want to settle down for the night, a lively Anna Banana finally becomes sleepy only to be given a taste of her own medicine.

Oct 20, 2014
The storm whale by Davies, Benji, author, illustrator.

The storm whale

"Every day, in a house by the sea, a little boy watches his father leave for a long day's work. One night, a great storm washes a small whale onto the beach. The boy discovers the whale is a good listener. The father discovers the boy is lonely. Together, they return the whale to the sea. And from that day on, the boy learns that the father can be a good listener too"--

Oct 20, 2014
Two by Otoshi, Kathryn.


TWO's best friend is ONE...until THREE jumps in between them. A powerful story of friendship, loss, letting go, and self-discovery.--Publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Telephone by Barnett, Mac, author.


In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire plays a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.

Oct 20, 2014
While you were napping by Offill, Jenny, 1968-

While you were napping

A child tells an outlandish tale of what took place while a younger sibling was taking a nap.

Oct 20, 2014
When Aunt Mattie got her wings by Mathers, Petra, author, illustrator.

When Aunt Mattie got her wings

When Aunt Mattie dies, best friends Lottie and Herbie console each other and celebrate Aunt Mattie's life by scattering her ashes and preparing her favorite snack--peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (with bananas).

Oct 20, 2014
Shooting at the stars - the Christmas truce of 1914 by Hendrix, John, 1976-

Shooting at the stars - the Christmas truce of 1914

In 1914 France, a British soldier writes to his mother about the strange events of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, when German and Allied soldiers met on neutral ground to share songs, food, and fun. Includes historical notes and glossary.

Oct 20, 2014
Sebastian and the balloon by Stead, Philip Christian, author, illustrator.

Sebastian and the balloon

"When Sebastian launches himself on a journey in a hot air balloon made entirely of Grandma's afghans and patchwork quilts, his boring day turns into the adventure of a lifetime"--

Oct 20, 2014
Those magnificent sheep in their flying machine by Bently, Peter, 1960-

Those magnificent sheep in their flying machine

Tired of standing still on their old hill, several sheep board an airplane for a round-the-world adventure.

Oct 20, 2014
Three little peas by Rivoal, Marine, author, illustrator.

Three little peas

"The story of two little peas as they explore the world of the garden and set off to become just what they are meant to be"--

Oct 20, 2014
Stanley the builder by Bee, William, author, illustrator.

Stanley the builder

"What a job for Stanley--he's building a house for his friend, Myrtle. He will need his digger and his bulldozer and his cement mixer. He will also need his friend, Charlie to help. But will they manage to build the whole house?"--

Oct 20, 2014
Sam's pet temper by Bhadra, Sangeeta, author.

Sam's pet temper

When Sam's new pet temper keeps getting him into trouble, he has to figure out a way to control it.

Oct 20, 2014
The sheep go on strike by Dumont, Jean-François, 1959- author, illustrator.

The sheep go on strike

When the sheep on a farm go on strike rather than having their warm coats sheared off, the other animals begin taking sides until, at last, a compromise can be reached.

Oct 20, 2014
Skippyjon Jones snow what by Schachner, Judith Byron.

Skippyjon Jones snow what

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.

Oct 20, 2014
Ruby Valentine and the sweet surprise by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Ruby Valentine and the sweet surprise

Ruby's pets compete for her affection on Valentine's Day.

Oct 20, 2014
Sheep Blast Off! by Apple, Margot

Sheep Blast Off!

Oct 20, 2014
The very cranky bear by Bland, Nick, 1973- author.

The very cranky bear

On a cold, rainy day in the jungle, four animal friends hide in a cave to play, but unexpectedly meet a very cranky bear trying to nap.

Oct 20, 2014
What there is before there is anything there by Liniers, 1973-

What there is before there is anything there

Oct 20, 2014
You are (not) small by Kang, Anna, author.

You are (not) small

Not being able to agree who is small and who is big, two fuzzy animals have their argument settled by a couple of mystery guests.

Oct 20, 2014
What the Shepherd Saw by Lagerloeff, Selma/ Dusakova, Maja (ILT)

What the Shepherd Saw

Oct 20, 2014