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Zig and the magic umbrella by Kantorovitz, Sylvie, author, illustrator.

Zig and the magic umbrella

Zig, a small, blue creature who lives in a rainy, gray world, grabs hold of a red umbrella and is carried away to a colorful forest where he becomes a hero--and a friend.

Mar 30, 2015
You nest here with me by Yolen, Jane, author.

You nest here with me

With rhyming text, this soothing bedtime book is an ode to baby birds everywhere and sleepy children home safe in their own beds. As a mother describes to her child how many species of birds nest, from pigeons on concrete ledges to owls in oak tree boles to swallows above barn doors.

Mar 30, 2015
You can do it, Bert! by Könnecke, Ole, 1961- author, illustrator.

You can do it, Bert!

Mar 30, 2015
Yard Sale by Bunting, Eve/ Castillo, Lauren (ILT)

Yard Sale

Mar 27, 2015
Won Ton and Chopstick - a cat and dog tale told in haiku by Wardlaw, Lee, 1955- author.

Won Ton and Chopstick - a cat and dog tale told in haiku

Won Ton and his boy are enjoying a fine life until "Doom"--a dog that's smelly and steals his dinner--arrives, but soon the disgruntled cat learns that his new family member might have some good points, too.

Mar 30, 2015
Won Ton and Chopstick - a cat and dog tale told in haiku by Wardlaw, Lee, 1955-

Won Ton and Chopstick - a cat and dog tale told in haiku

Won Ton and his boy are enjoying a fine life until "Doom" arrives--a dog that is smelly and steals his dinner, but soon the disgruntled cat learns that his new family member might have some good points, too.

Mar 24, 2015
Wish by Cordell, Matthew, 1975- author, illustrator.

Wish

When an elephant couple decides it is time to have a child, unexpected challenges arise but, at last, the pair's deepest wish comes true.

Mar 29, 2015
When the wind blows by Sweeney, Linda Booth, 1963-

When the wind blows

A boy has fun outside with his family as a storm approaches, and inside when the rain arrives.

Mar 25, 2015
Walk on the wild side by Oldland, Nicholas, 1972-, author.

Walk on the wild side

Mar 30, 2015
Use your words, Sophie by Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator.

Use your words, Sophie

"When Sophie's new sister won't stop crying, only two-year-old Sophie can communicate with her, even if she isn't using her words as her parents want her to"--

Mar 30, 2015
Thomas & friends. The adventure begins by

Thomas & friends. The adventure begins

"How did Thomas the Tank Engine arrive on the Island of Sodor? How did he become the number 1 little blue engine?" --

Mar 30, 2015
There was an old lady who swallowed a frog! by Colandro, Lucille, author.

There was an old lady who swallowed a frog!

Presents a retelling of the classic tale in which the solution proves worse than the predicament when an old lady swallows a frog and other objects associated with a garden.

Mar 30, 2015
The Somethingosaur by Mitton, Tony, author.

The Somethingosaur

Hatching out of a little egg, a mysterious baby creature searches for his absent family and elusive home while learning astonishing things about who and what he really is.

Mar 25, 2015
The Polar Express by Van Allsburg, Chris.

The Polar Express

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus.

Mar 30, 2015
The invisible string by Karst, Patrice.

The invisible string

When Liza and Jeremy run to their mother during a scary storm, she comforts them by telling them about the Invisible String, which connects people who love each other no matter where they are and means that they are never alone.

Mar 30, 2015
The dinosaurs are having a party! by Jones, Gareth P.

The dinosaurs are having a party!

"The dinosaurs are having a party. It starts precisely at three. I'm a boy not a dinosaur. So I'm pleased they invited me. But the dinosaurs are planning to serve a special dish at their party and perhaps all is not as it seems"--

Mar 30, 2015
The cardinal and the crow by Moniz, Michael, author, illustrator.

The cardinal and the crow

"All the birds tease old Crow for his scraggly feathers and harsh call, especially proud Cardinal. But when Cardinal gets into trouble, there is only one creature smart enough to get him out. Will Crow choose to help the boastful bird?"--Amazon.com.

Mar 30, 2015
The bus ride by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980-

The bus ride

Mar 30, 2015
The boy & the book by Slater, David Michael, author.

The boy & the book

In this story without words a young boy carelessly mishandles a library book, while the other books try to rescue their friend.

Mar 30, 2015
The adventure begins / The Adventure Begins by Brenner, Andrew, author.

The adventure begins / The Adventure Begins

Tells the story of how Thomas the Tank arrived on the Island of Sodor, befriends the other residents of the train station, and became a useful engine.

Mar 24, 2015