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Our great big backyard by Bush, Laura Welch, 1946- author.

Our great big backyard

"Our Great Big Backyard follows Jane, whose plans of spending the summer playing video games with her friends are dashed when her parents announce that her family is going on a road trip to national parks around the country. Yet somewhere between the Everglades and Big Bend National Park, things begin to change. Jane starts paying attention to the magnificent sights and spends less time looking at her screen. The stunning views open up her imagination as she and her brother see everything that n

May 26, 2016
Melric and the dragon by McKee, David, author, artist.

Melric and the dragon

When a dragon is spotted, the whole kingdom fears a fiery attack is imminent! The king organises his army into hunting teams. But Melric knows that not all dragons are fierce--in fact, some like nothing better than chocolate cake.

May 26, 2016
Pinkalicious and the little butterfly by Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.

Pinkalicious and the little butterfly

Pinkalicious makes friends with a tiny caterpillar that turns into a beautiful butterfly.

May 26, 2016
A Piece of Home by Watts, Jeri/ Yum, Hyewon (ILT)

A Piece of Home

May 26, 2016
Playtime? by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.

Playtime?

Using illustrations and only two words, shows the trouble a young boy has trying to get his very playful pet gorilla to go to bed.

May 26, 2016
Snail and Slug by Cazet, Denys, author, illustrator.

Snail and Slug

When Snail and Slug decide to have a picnic, a mean banana slug demands they fork over their lettuce, but the pair of new friends find the courage to stand up to the bully.

May 26, 2016
Wolf camp by Zuill, Andrea, author, illustrator.

Wolf camp

"Homer the dog goes away to wolf camp to learn how to bring out his inner wolf"--

May 26, 2016
There is a tribe of kids by Smith, Lane, author.

There is a tribe of kids

Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.

May 26, 2016
Superhero dad by Knapman, Timothy, author.

Superhero dad

Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

May 26, 2016
Snail & Worm by Kügler, Tina, author, illustrator.

Snail & Worm

Snail and Worm are best friends who support each other during a silly game of tag, through Snail's adventure up a flower stalk, and when Worm's pet goes missing.

May 26, 2016
Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes by Wynne-Jones, Tim/ Won, Brian (ILT)

Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes

May 26, 2016
Sam and the construction site by Veldkamp, Tjibbe, author.

Sam and the construction site

Sam enters the construction site on a dare, and ends up saving the day.

May 26, 2016
Sam and Jump by Mann, Jennifer K., author.

Sam and Jump

Sam and his stuffed bunny, Jump, are best friends, and they do everything together. One day, on a trip to the beach, Sam meets Thomas. Sam and Thomas play together all day and promise to do the same the next day. But when Sam gets home he realizes Jump is still at the beach! It's too late and too dark to go find him, and Sam worries all night. What if Jump is nowhere to be found? Can Sam brave the world without his best friend? Little ones with their own cherished toys will be drawn to this reas

May 26, 2016
Rain fish by Ehlert, Lois, author, illustrator.

Rain fish

"Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, 'rain fish'--the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms--come to life"--

May 26, 2016
Beard in a box by Cotter, Bill, author, illustrator.

Beard in a box

Wanting to be more like his father, a young boy spends all of his money on a product that will supposedly let him grow a beard almost instantly.

May 26, 2016
Beard boy by Flannery, John (John Patrick), author.

Beard boy

"Young Ben wants a beard of his very own so he can look like the coolest guy around--his dad"--

May 26, 2016
An armadillo in New York by Kraulis, Julie, author, illustrator.

An armadillo in New York

Arlo is an armadillo who is always up for adventure. His grandfather, Augustin, loved adventure too. When Arlo was born, Augustin wrote travel journals about his favorite places for Arlo to use when he was old enough to go exploring on his own. When Arlo reads about New York and the mysterious Lady Liberty, he decides it's time for his next adventure. He travels to New York and, guided by Augustin's journal, discovers the joys of the city: gazing at the vast skyline, visiting the Guggenheim, wal

May 26, 2016
An armadillo in Paris by Kraulis, Julie, author, illustrator.

An armadillo in Paris

A winsome armadillo from Brazil takes a trip to Paris in this delightful new picture book from Julie Kraulis. Arlo is an armadillo who is always up for adventure. His grandfather, Augustin, loved adventure too. When Arlo was born, Augustin wrote travel journals about his favorite places for Arlo to use when he was hold enough to go exploring on his own. When Arlo reads about Paris and the one the French call La Dame de Fer, or Iron Lady, he decides it's time to strike out on his first adventure.

May 26, 2016
Bear & Hare - where's Bear? by Gravett, Emily, author, illustrator.

Bear & Hare - where's Bear?

Friends Bear and Hare play a game of hide and seek, counting from one to ten each round.

May 26, 2016
Be glad your dad... is not an octopus! by Logelin, Matthew, author.

Be glad your dad... is not an octopus!

"An irreverent tribute to dads based on silly things that animal dads do and human dads do not"--

May 26, 2016