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Hannah's night by Sakai, Komako, 1966-, author, illustrator.

Hannah's night

When everyone is asleep, Hannah wakes up and discovers the quiet, exciting night-time world. When Hannah wakes suddenly in the night, she discovers a whole new world of adventure. With nobody awake to tell her off, she can do just as she pleases. The book combines simple language with beautifully textured images, capturing the innocence and wonder of young children at play.

Apr 18, 2014
Dinosaur Vs. School by Shea, Bob/ Shea, Bob (ILT)

Dinosaur Vs. School

Apr 18, 2014
The most magnificent thing by Spires, Ashley, 1978-, author, illustrator.

The most magnificent thing

A little girl has a wonderful idea. With the help of her canine assistant, she is going to make the most magnificent thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. But making the most magnificent thing turns out to be harder than she thinks.

Apr 18, 2014
Moonbear's sunrise by Asch, Frank, author, illustrator.

Moonbear's sunrise

When Bear tries to see the sunrise but always oversleeps, Little Bird makes a suggestion.

Apr 18, 2014
The Good-Pie Party by Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton.

The Good-Pie Party

Posy Peyton and her friends are very sad that she will be moving away, but when they try to cheer themselves up by baking a pie, they realize that Posy's leaving does not have to mean saying goodbye.

Apr 18, 2014
Everything's better with a beard by Robertson, Si, 1948-

Everything's better with a beard

When asked if they would ever shave their beards, the Robertsons explain why they would never do that.

Apr 18, 2014
How to lose a lemur by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author, illustrator.

How to lose a lemur

When a lemur takes a fancy to him one day and begins following him everywhere, a little boy is pursued by a growing number of animals despite his efforts to lose them by jumping on a train, climbing a mountain, and flying away in a balloon.

Apr 18, 2014
Have you seen my dragon? by Light, Steve, author, illustrator.

Have you seen my dragon?

Invite young readers to practice counting to twenty while helping a small boy search the city for his pet dragon.

Apr 18, 2014
If I Had a Raptor by O'Connor, George/ O'Connor, George (ILT)

If I Had a Raptor

Apr 18, 2014
Bear and Bee - too busy by Ruzzier, Sergio.

Bear and Bee - too busy

Bear wants to have fun with his friend Bee, but Bee is too busy.

Apr 18, 2014
Lamby Lamb by Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.

Lamby Lamb

The narrator uses reverse psychology to get a young sheep dressed.

Apr 18, 2014
Is that my cat? by Allen, Jonathan, 1957- author, illustrator.

Is that my cat?

Presents a story about a cat that is chubby, greedy, and lazy.

Apr 18, 2014
Jake at Gymnastics by Isadora, Rachel/ Isadora, Rachel (ILT)

Jake at Gymnastics

Apr 18, 2014
Joy in Mudville by Raczka, Bob/ Dibley, Glin (ILT)

Joy in Mudville

Apr 18, 2014
Naughty kitty by Stower, Adam, author, illustrator.

Naughty kitty

Lily learns that kitties can be almost as much trouble as dogs--but they can also be very comforting.

Apr 18, 2014
Naked! by Black, Michael Ian/ Ohi, Debbie Ridpath (ILT)


Apr 18, 2014
Grumpy groundhog by Wright, Maureen, 1961- author.

Grumpy groundhog

It's Groundhog's Day, and everyone is gathered to find out if it's time for spring. But Groundhog does NOT want to leave his cozy bed in his cozy den. Will the townspeople be able to coax him outside to do his job?

Apr 18, 2014
The Grudge Keeper by Rockliff, Mara.

The Grudge Keeper

"No one in the town of Bonnyripple ever kept a grudge, except old Cornelius, the Grudge Keeper. When Cornelius is nearly buried under all of the grudges, the townspeople must put their differences aside to save him"--

Apr 18, 2014
The great day by Gomi, Tarō, author, illustrator.

The great day

In simple text this book follows the daily activities of a young boy who is always the first in every activity--waking up, eating breakfast, playing, and getting ready for bed.

Apr 18, 2014
The girl who never made mistakes by Pett, Mark.

The girl who never made mistakes

Beatrice is so well-known for never making a mistake that she is greeted each morning by fans and reporters, but a near-error on the day of the school talent show could change everything.

Apr 18, 2014