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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 25, 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 25, 2016
A Piece of Home by Watts, Jeri/ Yum, Hyewon (ILT)

A Piece of Home

May 25, 2016
Playtime? by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.


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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes by Wynne-Jones, Tim/ Won, Brian (ILT)

Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes

May 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
The animals' ark by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980-

The animals' ark

A secular re-telling of the story of Noah's Ark. The animals are trapped on a hill and rescued by Noah. Most of the story describes how the animals pass the time on the ark, until they find land and a rainbow appears. Noah sails away and the animals say thank-you.

May 25, 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 25, 2016