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The farmer and the clown by Frazee, Marla, author, illustrator.

The farmer and the clown

A wordless picture book in which a farmer rescues a baby clown who's bounced off the circus train, and reunites him with his clown family.

Oct 21, 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"--

Oct 21, 2014
The great googly moogly by Dicmas, Courtney, author.

The great googly moogly

Nobody has every been able to catch The Great Googly Moogly, a giant and terrifying fish of legend. But Stella aims to do just that. Armed with fishing gear and differing baits, she sets out every day to realize her dream, whatever the weather. But what will she do if she succeeds?

Oct 21, 2014
The Hueys in None the number by Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator.

The Hueys in None the number

One of the Hueys tries to explain the concept of "none" to another by finding different numbers of items, one through ten, then taking them all away.

Oct 21, 2014
The last Christmas tree by Krensky, Stephen.

The last Christmas tree

An eager little Christmas tree, not very tall or well-shaped, is the last on the lot but when it seems all hope of being covered with lights and ornaments is lost, a special person comes to take him home.

Oct 16, 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.

Oct 21, 2014
The Mitten String by Rosner, Jennifer/ Swarner, Kristina (ILT)

The Mitten String

Oct 21, 2014
The mouse who ate the moon by Horáček, Petr, author, illustrator.

The mouse who ate the moon

"Little Mouse loves to look up at the moon every night. But one night, when a piece of the moon falls from the sky, she can't resist taking a little nibble. And another. Soon the moon is no longer round. What will happen to it now? Children will be eager to turn the pages and peek through the holes in an amusing tale of temptation featuring Petr Hora´cek's bold, vibrant illustrations. Little Mouse finds the moon so beautiful that she longs to have a piece of it all to herself. What happens when

Oct 21, 2014
The night parade by Roscoe, Lily, author.

The night parade

In the Night Parade children play and sing while their parents sleep.

Oct 21, 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"--

Oct 21, 2014
The problem with not being scared of monsters by Richards, Dan, 1966- author.

The problem with not being scared of monsters

Who knew there was a problem with not being scared of monsters? The hero of this story knows it--all too well. Because he's not scared, the monsters think he's one of them. And now, they're way too friendly. They want to share everything! Which is, of course, a disaster. Good thing there's a terrified little brother to come to the rescue. With an understated text and hilarious illustrations, this picture book will have kids laughing away their fears.

Oct 21, 2014
The sheep go on strike by Dumont, Jean-François, 1959- author, illustrator.

The sheep go on strike

When the sheep on a farm go on strike rather than having their warm coats sheared off, the other animals begin taking sides until, at last, a compromise can be reached.

Oct 21, 2014
The storm whale by Davies, Benji, author, illustrator.

The storm whale

"Every day, in a house by the sea, a little boy watches his father leave for a long day's work. One night, a great storm washes a small whale onto the beach. The boy discovers the whale is a good listener. The father discovers the boy is lonely. Together, they return the whale to the sea. And from that day on, the boy learns that the father can be a good listener too"--

Oct 21, 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.

Oct 21, 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.

Oct 19, 2014
Those magnificent sheep in their flying machine by Bently, Peter, 1960-

Those magnificent sheep in their flying machine

Tired of standing still on their old hill, several sheep board an airplane for a round-the-world adventure.

Oct 21, 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"--

Oct 21, 2014
Two by Otoshi, Kathryn.


TWO's best friend is ONE...until THREE jumps in between them. A powerful story of friendship, loss, letting go, and self-discovery.--Publisher.

Oct 21, 2014
Vanilla ice cream by Graham, Bob, 1942- author, illustrator.

Vanilla ice cream

Stowing away in the back of a truck that carries interesting-looking food, a curious young sparrow takes a voyage through the rice paddies of India, across the sea, and into a new city, where he transforms the life of a girl at a cafe´.

Oct 21, 2014
Wall by Cole, Tom Clohosy, author, illustrator.


Follows a small boy and his family as they try to reunite with his father after the Berlin Wall is built.

Oct 21, 2014