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The flat rabbit by Oskarsson, Bárður, 1972- author.

The flat rabbit

When a dog and a rat come upon a rabbit flattened on the road in their neighborhood, they contemplate her situation, wondering what they should do to help her. They decide it can't be much fun to lie there; she should be moved. But how? And to where? Finally, the dog comes up with an inspired and unique idea and they work together through the night to make it happen. Once finished, they can't be positive, but they think they have done their best to help the flat rabbit get somewhere better than

Sep 18, 2014
The forever flowers by Rosen, Michael J., 1954-

The forever flowers

"A young grouse packs a precious cargo of seeds for her migratory journey, only to find an unexpected home in another land while she awaits the coming of another spring"--

Sep 18, 2014
The ghosts go haunting by Ketteman, Helen.

The ghosts go haunting

"Verses written to the tune of "The Ants Go Marching" describe an ever-increasing parade of ghosts, witches, and other spooky creatures as they haunt a school on Halloween"--

Sep 18, 2014
The great Googly Moogly by Dicmas, Courtney, author, illustrator.

The great Googly Moogly

Stella sets out to catch a giant fish of legend, the great Googly Moogly, but wonders what she will do with it when she succeeds.

Sep 18, 2014
The heaven of animals by Tillman, Nancy, author, illustrator.

The heaven of animals

"With all of my heart, I believe it is true, that there is a heaven for animals, too. The heaven of animals is a magical place. Angels know every dog's favorite game; cats bask in their own rays of sunshine; horses thunder across the sky. The loss of a pet is heartbreaking. But in the heaven of animals, the love you have for your animal friends lives on. National bestselling author Nancy Tillman's message of comfort will help readers of all ages through the process of grieving and healing."--Ama

Sep 18, 2014
The last king of Angkor Wat by Base, Graeme.

The last king of Angkor Wat

Among the ruins of Angkor Wat, Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo, and Gecko accept Elephant's challenge to race to a certain temple to settle their argument over who would have made the greatest king, and at the end Elephant explains how the competition showed each one's strengths and weaknesses. Includes search-and-find illustrations and a brief history of the "City of Temples."

Sep 18, 2014
The leaves on the trees by Wiley, Thom.

The leaves on the trees

Follows a group of children as they enjoy the sights and smells of fall, including the crunchy leaves and those that have changed color. Based on the song "The wheels on the bus."

Sep 18, 2014
The little moose who couldn't go to sleep - a Maynard Moose tale by Claflin, Willy, 1944- author.

The little moose who couldn't go to sleep - a Maynard Moose tale

Little Moose learns the value of a good night's sleep.

Sep 18, 2014
The monsterator by Graves, Keith, author, illustrator.

The monsterator

"A boy wishes to be a monster for one day, but doesn't know what he's in for in this picture book with a split-page novelty element"--

Sep 17, 2014
The monsterator by Graves, Keith, author, illustrator.

The monsterator

"A boy wishes to be a monster for one day, but doesn't know what he's in for in this picture book with a split-page novelty element"--

Sep 18, 2014
The orchestra pit by Wright, Johanna, author, illustrator.

The orchestra pit

"When a slightly befuddled but surprisingly endearing snake wanders into the wrong pit--the orchestra pit--peculiar things start to happen"--

Sep 18, 2014
The sweetest witch around by McGhee, Alison, 1960-

The sweetest witch around

On Halloween, a little witch and her baby sister study humans and their mysterious ways.

Sep 18, 2014
The very cranky bear by Bland, Nick, 1973- author.

The very cranky bear

On a cold, rainy day in the jungle, four animal friends hide in a cave to play, but unexpectedly meet a very cranky bear trying to nap.

Sep 18, 2014
The way to the zoo by Burningham, John, author, illustrator.

The way to the zoo

Discovering a magical door in her bedroom that leads her to the zoo, a little girl is tempted to bring one little bear back to her room, and then a menagerie of smaller animals, and then a medley of big animals, until pandemonium ensues.

Sep 18, 2014
The zoo box by Cohn, Ariel, author.

The zoo box

"When Erika and Patrick's parents leave them home alone for the night, they head straight to the attic to explore. When they open a mysterious box, hundreds of animals come pouring out! Soon the town is awash in more and more zoo animals, until Erika and Patrick discover that the tables have been turned... and the animals now run a zoo full of humans!" --

Sep 17, 2014
Thomas and friends. Tale of the brave by

Thomas and friends. Tale of the brave

Thomas and his friends face their fears as they encounter giant footprints, myserious shadows, and other strange things on the Island of Sodor.

Sep 18, 2014
Three little peas by Rivoal, Marine, author, illustrator.

Three little peas

"The story of two little peas as they explore the world of the garden and set off to become just what they are meant to be"--

Sep 18, 2014
Tuck-in time by Gerber, Carole.

Tuck-in time

At bedtime, a parent carefully checks baby's body from head to toe, encouraging gentle play.

Sep 18, 2014
Two by Otoshi, Kathryn

Two

Sep 18, 2014
Uni the unicorn by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.

Uni the unicorn

Uni the unicorn believes that little girls are real.

Sep 18, 2014