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Princess Patty meets her match by Harper, Charise Mericle, author, illustrator.

Princess Patty meets her match

With no Prince Charming in sight, Princess Patty sets out on a journey to find one for herself.

Dec 20, 2014
Tiptop cat by Mader, C. Roger, author, illustrator.

Tiptop cat

A cat finds the courage to climb again after a frightening fall from his owner's apartment balcony.

Dec 20, 2014
Strongheart - the world's first movie star dog by McCully, Emily Arnold, author, illustrator.

Strongheart - the world's first movie star dog

When silent movie director Larry Trimble decides to put Strongheart, a police dog, into his movies as the lead actor, he must first train him to play with toys and walk like a regular dog, but Strongheart becomes a sensation until his military training leads to trouble, and possibly the end of his career. Includes author's note on the real Strongheart.

Dec 20, 2014
Unnatural selections by Edwards, Wallace, author, illustrator.

Unnatural selections

A traveling artist presents his renditions of such mixed-up creatures as a hawkodile, tyrabbosaurus rex, and catfish.

Dec 20, 2014
Tumbleweed Baby by Myers, Anna.

Tumbleweed Baby

Long ago in Nowhere, Texas, Mama and Papa Upagainstit agree to take in the wild baby their five children find in a passing tumbleweed, despite the objections of the one who used to be "the littlest-of-all girl."

Dec 20, 2014
Sweetest Kulu by Kalluk, Celina, author.

Sweetest Kulu

"This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu," an Inuktitut term of endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this visually stunning book is infused with the traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants."--

Dec 20, 2014
Sweet dreams - 5-minute bedtime stories. by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company (COR)

Sweet dreams - 5-minute bedtime stories.

Collects ten bedtime stories that can each be read aloud in five minutes or less.

Dec 20, 2014
Superlove by Harper, Charise Mericle.

Superlove

"A little girl deems herself "Superlove" and arranges a wedding between her cat, Pinky, and stuffed dog, much to Pinky's dismay"--

Dec 20, 2014
Ariel's dolphin adventure by Spenser, Lyra.

Ariel's dolphin adventure

After Prince Eric builds a lagoon for Ariel's friends a baby dophin becomes separated from its mother; when Dopey's new friend, a caterpillar, turns into a butterfly Snow White tells him that it doesn't mean he will lose his friend.

Dec 20, 2014
And away we go! by Ornia-Blanco, Miguel, author, illustrator.

And away we go!

"Mr. Fox is going to the moon. Away he goes in his hot air balloon. But wait. Can Elephant come too? Sure! Let's bring along some pizza. What about Giraffe? And Squirrel? Everyone is welcome in Mr. Fox's balloon, but look out--a surprise is in store for everyone too"--

Dec 20, 2014
Blue sea by Kalan, Robert.

Blue sea

Several fishes of varying size introduce space relationships and size differences.

Dec 20, 2014
Zeraffa giraffa by Hofmeyr, Dianne, author.

Zeraffa giraffa

Recalls the true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe that was sent as a gift to the King of France in 1827, and her young caretaker as they make their epic journey from Egypt to France.

Dec 20, 2014
Yoda / The Story of a Cat and His Kittens by Stern, Beth Ostrosky, author.

Yoda / The Story of a Cat and His Kittens

Presents the true story of Yoda, a very special cat with a serious heart condition, who takes on the care and protection of some foster kittens, which results a miraculous change in Yoda.

Dec 20, 2014
Where is the rocket? by Ziefert, Harriet.

Where is the rocket?

Illustrations and spare text take the reader on a journey in perspective that follows a rocket's travels from a child's bedroom to outer space and home again, emphasizing such concepts as near and far, above and below, middle, front, and back.

Dec 20, 2014
What forest knows by Lyon, George Ella, 1949-

What forest knows

Follows the changing seasons in a forest as trees and animals are nourished and are dependent on each other.

Dec 20, 2014
Freddy the frogcaster and the big blizzard by Dean, Janice, 1970- author.

Freddy the frogcaster and the big blizzard

With a blizzard approaching Lilypad and the Frog News Network reporters busy in the newsroom, it's up to Freddy to share his wise advice about preparing weather emergency kits for the wintery weather.

Dec 20, 2014
A hero's journey by Pendergrass, Daphne, adapter.

A hero's journey

"Manolo Sanchez comes from a family of champion bullfighters, but he would rather play music than fight bulls. Manolo Sanchez must find the courage to save his town" -- Provided from publisher,

Dec 20, 2014
Peppa Pig. The Story of Peppa Pig by

Peppa Pig. The Story of Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig and her family visit Granny and Grandpa Pig.

Dec 20, 2014
Peppa Pig. Ballet lesson by

Peppa Pig. Ballet lesson

"Peppa Pig learns a beautiful dance routine at her first ballet lesson! Can she remember the steps and show Mummy and Daddy Pig how to dance, too?"--Back cover.

Dec 20, 2014
The Mouse Mansion by Schaapman, Karina, 1960- author, illustrator.

The Mouse Mansion

Best friends Sam and Julia love spending their days exploring the many rooms and secret hiding places of the Mouse Mansion, where they live with their families.

Dec 20, 2014