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The Loch Mess monster by Lester, Helen.

The Loch Mess monster

Angus, a very messy monster who lives with his parents in Loch Ness, learns an important lesson about picking up after himself.

Apr 23, 2014
Churchill's tale of tails by Sandu, Anca, author, illustrator.

Churchill's tale of tails

Churchill the pig gets help from his friends when he loses his tail, but soon forgets about his friends because of the fun he has trying on new tails.

Apr 23, 2014
The geese march in step by Dumont, Jean-Francois, 1959- author, illustrator.

The geese march in step

"Zita just can't seem to march to the same beat as the rest of the geese, but before long, she realizes, as do the other barnyard animals, that her own special rhythm is just right"--

Apr 23, 2014
May there always be sunshine - a traditional song by Gill, Jim.

May there always be sunshine - a traditional song

Using thoughts children have shared during concerts, the book expands on a traditional Russian folk song.

Apr 24, 2014
Quiet bunny & noisy puppy by McCue, Lisa.

Quiet bunny & noisy puppy

Quiet Bunny's forest friends all hibernate or go south for the winter, but when he meets a puppy from a nearby farm the two become the best of friends, even though they are opposites in every way.

Apr 24, 2014
On Kiki's reef by Malnor, Carol, author.

On Kiki's reef

"A green sea turtle hatches and grows up in the ocean, then moves to shallower water near a coral reef where she spends most of the rest of her life. Includes supplementary information about turtles, coral reef creatures, maps, and activities"--

Apr 24, 2014
Yoko finds her way by Wells, Rosemary.

Yoko finds her way

When Yoko gets lost in the airport, she uses her sign-reading skills to find her way back to her mama.

Apr 24, 2014
A Mountain of Friends by Schoene, Kerstin

A Mountain of Friends

Apr 24, 2014
Snoring Beauty by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

Snoring Beauty

"A new spin on "Sleeping Beauty" told from the perspective of a little mouse who can't get to sleep because of the princess's very loud snoring"--

Apr 24, 2014
My bus by Barton, Byron, author, illustrator.

My bus

"A bus driver named Joe heads out on his route, stopping at one bus stop after another to pick up passengers. He picks up five dogs and five cats in all, dropping nine of them off at the plane, train, or boat. The tenth passenger, a dog, Joe takes home"--

Apr 24, 2014
May the stars drip down by Chatelain, Jeremy.

May the stars drip down

A lullaby that invites the reader to take a starlit journey from a wide desert, down a mountain path, and on to a coastline town.

Apr 24, 2014
The quayside cat by Forward, Toby, 1950- author.

The quayside cat

Jim, the quayside cat, having heard many tales of life at sea from Old Tregarn, persuades the former ship's cat to join him on a voyage of his own.

Apr 24, 2014
The line by Bossio, Paula, illustrator.

The line

A little girl stumbles onto a line ... and endless possibilities for fun! With a twist and a shake of the line, it becomes a slide, a giant bubble or even a jungle vine. But what -- or who -- could be at the other end?

Apr 24, 2014
Princess Sparkle-Heart gets a makeover by Schneider, Josh, 1980-

Princess Sparkle-Heart gets a makeover

Amelia and her best friend, Princess Sparkle-Heart, do almost everything together, so when the Princess suffers an accident, Amelia's mother puts her sewing box to good use and makes the doll better than ever.

Apr 24, 2014
The pigeon needs a bath! by Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.

The pigeon needs a bath!

The Pigeon is dirty and he needs a bath, but he won't go willingly.

Apr 24, 2014
Monster chefs by Anderson, Brian, 1974-

Monster chefs

Tired of eating only eyeballs and ketchup, a horrible king sends his four monster chefs out to find something different for him to eat, with surprising results.

Apr 24, 2014
Sophie sleeps over by Russo, Marisabina, author, illustrator.

Sophie sleeps over

Sophie is nervous and excited about her first sleepover, but when she meets her best friend Olive's other best friend, Penelope, Sophie wants nothing more than to go straight home.

Apr 24, 2014
Scarlatti's cat by Lachenmeyer, Nathaniel, 1969-

Scarlatti's cat

Reveals how Pulcinella, a cat, contributed to one of the most popular symphonies written by eighteenth-century composer Domenico Scarlatti, and the consequences for the pampered pet.

Apr 24, 2014
Tools rule! by Meshon, Aaron, author, illustrator.

Tools rule!

In a messy yard, a team of tools gets organized, then spends a busy day building a shed.

Apr 24, 2014
I didn't do my homework because... by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

I didn't do my homework because...

A humorous story about the absurd excuses for not doing homework.

Apr 24, 2014