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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
The skunk by Barnett, Mac, author.

The skunk

"A man is followed by a skunk all day until the tables turn."--

May 23, 2015
Rodeo Red by Perkins, Maripat, author.

Rodeo Red

"Rodeo Red and her hound dog, Rusty, are happy as can be until Side Swiping Slim comes to town and starts stirring up trouble for them, but when Slim steals Rusty, Red will do anything to get him back--even give up the birthday gift her Aunt Sal, a city slicker, sent." -- Verso.

May 23, 2015
Richard Scarry's Postman Pig and his busy neighbors. by Scarry, Richard, author, illustrator.

Richard Scarry's Postman Pig and his busy neighbors.

Postman Pig meets his neighbors as he makes his daily deliveries throughout Busytown.

May 23, 2015
Uh-oh! by Crum, Shutta.


Two toddlers have a nearly-silent adventure at the beach.

May 23, 2015
Tell me what to dream about by Potter, Giselle, author, illustrator.

Tell me what to dream about

At bedtime, a little girl asks her big sister to tell her what to dream about and together they imagine the possibilities.

May 23, 2015
Sun above and blooms below - a springtime of opposites by Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari, author.

Sun above and blooms below - a springtime of opposites

"A class takes a springtime field trip to a farm to see chicks hatch and discover many opposite things in their surroundings"--

May 23, 2015
Yeti and the bird by Shireen, Nadia.

Yeti and the bird

A lonely forest monster and a lost bird become friends.

May 23, 2015
Batman - an origin story by Sazakalis, John author.

Batman - an origin story

In simple text, this book tells the story of how Bruce Wayne grew up to become the Dark Knight of Gotham City.

May 23, 2015
Superman - an origin story by Manning, Matthew K., author.

Superman - an origin story

An alien orphan from the planet Krypton crash lands on Earth, and is adopted by a human couple--one day he will become Superman, defender of the people of Earth.

May 23, 2015
The world in a second by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

The world in a second

"Inspired by the question, "What are they doing right at this moment on the other side of the world?" this book focuses on natural and human events happening all over the world in the same second"--

May 27, 2015
Wherever you go by Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.

Wherever you go

Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young rabbit as he leaves home on a journey, discovering the joys of different kinds of roads and what they may bring--including a way back home.

May 27, 2015
Is it Passover yet? by Barash, Chris, author.

Is it Passover yet?

One family prepares for the traditional seder that ushers in Passover.

May 27, 2015
Inside this book - (are three books). by Saltzberg, Barney, author, illustrator.

Inside this book - (are three books).

Given blank books by their mother, Seymour, Fiona, and Wilbur let their imaginations fly, then put their stories, poems, and pictures together in a single, shared book.

May 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2015
Everything by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, artist.


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

May 27, 2015
By Mouse and Frog by Freedman, Deborah (Deborah Jane), 1960- author, illustrator.

By Mouse and Frog

"Mouse has one idea about what a book should be and how to tell a story. Frog has another. What happens when these two very different friends try to create a book together?"--

May 27, 2015
Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's by Sternberg, Julie, author.

Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's

"It's bedtime at Bessie and Lil's, but neither of these bunnies seems to be listening to Mama. She is trying to read them a bedtime book, one of her favorites from when she was a little bunny. But Bessie is more interested in her headstands, and Lil is practicing her skipping. Will they ever get to bed? Alternating between the girls playing in their room and the interior pages of Mama's book, this heartfelt story offers just the right mixture of humor and sweetness. With irresistible illustratio

May 27, 2015
Aliens in underpants save the world by Freedman, Claire.

Aliens in underpants save the world

The Aliens in Underpants want to save the world.

May 27, 2015