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The whale in my swimming pool by Wan, Joyce, author, illustrator.

The whale in my swimming pool

A young boy discovers a whale in his pool and tries everything he can think of to get it out.

Jul 7, 2015
Rude cakes by Watkins, Rowboat, 1967- author.

Rude cakes

A story about a rude cake who never says please or thank you or listens to its parents, and a Giant Cyclops who is polite.

Jul 7, 2015
Eva and Sadie and the worst haircut ever! by Cohen, Jeff (Jeffrey Brandt), 1974- author.

Eva and Sadie and the worst haircut ever!

Sadie offers to give her little sister a free haircut.

Jul 7, 2015
Nessy's New Home by Cook, Marcy.

Nessy's New Home

Look inside to discover how Nessy the bird and her brothers enter the foster care system and are placed in a new nest! Rhyming text and beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations make this an ideal book for parents and young children to share. -- From back cover.

Jul 7, 2015
Prince of a frog by Urbanovic, Jackie, author, illustrator.

Prince of a frog

Hopper is a frog who thinks he is a prince, so he starts out on an adventure to find a princess, whose kiss will transform him to his royal self.

Jul 7, 2015
My humongous hamster goes to school by Freytag, Lorna, author, illustrator.

My humongous hamster goes to school

On Bring Your Pet to School Day, a boy's hamster grows to enormous size after he eats all the students' packed lunches.

Jul 7, 2015
Does a kangaroo have a mother, too? by Carle, Eric.

Does a kangaroo have a mother, too?

Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups, for example, a baby kangaroo is a joey, its mother is a flyer, its father is a boomer, and a group of kangaroos is a troop, mob, or herd.

Jul 7, 2015
Putting the monkeys to bed by Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

Putting the monkeys to bed

Sam is happy to play with his monkeys until way past bedtime, but he gets tired before them and has to find a way to get them to sleep.

Jul 7, 2015
What James said by Rosenberg, Liz, author.

What James said

A little girl ignores her best friend James after she hears rumors that he has been talking about her, but soon realizes that she misses his friendship.

Jul 7, 2015
Room for Bear by Gavin, Ciara, author, illustrator.

Room for Bear

Bear and a family of ducks try to find the perfect home to share, but what suits the bear does not suit the ducks, and what suits the ducks does not suit Bear.

Jul 7, 2015
Curious George discovers the Sun by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

Curious George discovers the Sun

"Come along as George explores how the sun gives off heat, light, and energy" --

Jul 7, 2015
Feet go to sleep by Bottner, Barbara.

Feet go to sleep

A child looks back on the day and drifts off to sleep, one body part at a time.

Jul 7, 2015
Tony Baloney. Pen pal by Ryan, Pam Muñoz, author.

Tony Baloney. Pen pal

"Tony Baloney and his school are celebrating pen pal month! Big Sister Baloney says her pen pal is always a friend for life. Tony Baloney hopes his pen pal will be a friend for life, too!"--Page [4] of cover.

Jul 7, 2015
Sleepers by Khalsa, Dayal Kaur.

Sleepers

Reluctant to go to sleep, a young child lies in bed and recounts the ways other people and creatures go to sleep.

Jul 7, 2015
Biscuit's picnic by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957-

Biscuit's picnic

It's picnic time, but Biscuit isn't invited. Do Biscuit and his puppy friend, Puddles, really have to go play in the yard while the kids eat all the picnic food?

Jul 7, 2015
What pet should I get? by Seuss, Dr, author, illustrator.

What pet should I get?

A boy wants all of the pets in a pet store but he and his sister can choose only one. End notes discuss Dr. Seuss's pets, his creative process, and the discovery of the manuscript and illustrations for "What Pet Should I Get?"

Jul 7, 2015
Who wants Broccoli? by Jones, Val, 1954- author, illustrator.

Who wants Broccoli?

Broccoli is a big, noisy dog at Beezley's Animal Shelter who desparately wants to be adopted--but it seems like his loud bark and his trick of throwing his water dish in the air and catching it is not working.

Jul 7, 2015
Billy's booger - a memoir (which is a true story, which this books is) by Joyce, William, 1957- author, illustrator.

Billy's booger - a memoir (which is a true story, which this books is)

A true story of William Joyce's first book Billy's booger written when he was in fourth grade. Billy's wild imagination gets him into trouble at school, but a creative writing contest could be the perfect opportunity for him to shine.

Jul 4, 2015
Pig and Pug by Berry, Lynne (Children's fiction writer)

Pig and Pug

Two pocket-size pets meet and get into a tussle when Pug insists that Pig is a pudgy pug, and again when Pig calls Pug a muddy pig.

Jul 4, 2015
One family by Shannon, George, author.

One family

In this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten, we realize that families can be many things.

Jul 4, 2015