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You are not my friend, but I miss you by Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.

You are not my friend, but I miss you

A sock monkey becomes angry with a stuffed dog while they are playing and declares they are no longer friends, but soon learns that he may not have been a good friend, either.

Oct 19, 2014
You are (not) small by Kang, Anna, author.

You are (not) small

Not being able to agree who is small and who is big, two fuzzy animals have their argument settled by a couple of mystery guests.

Oct 22, 2014
You are (not) small by Kang, Anna, author.

You are (not) small

"Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!"--Jacket flap.

Oct 24, 2014
While you were napping by Offill, Jenny, 1968-

While you were napping

A child tells an outlandish tale of what took place while a younger sibling was taking a nap.

Oct 23, 2014
When Aunt Mattie got her wings by Mathers, Petra, author, illustrator.

When Aunt Mattie got her wings

When Aunt Mattie dies, best friends Lottie and Herbie console each other and celebrate Aunt Mattie's life by scattering her ashes and preparing her favorite snack--peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (with bananas).

Oct 23, 2014
What there is before there is anything there by Liniers, 1973-

What there is before there is anything there

Oct 23, 2014
What the Shepherd Saw by Lagerloeff, Selma/ Dusakova, Maja (ILT)

What the Shepherd Saw

Oct 24, 2014
Wall by Cole, Tom Clohosy/ Cole, Tom Clohosy (ILT)

Wall

Oct 20, 2014
Wall by Cole, Tom Clohosy, author, illustrator.

Wall

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

Oct 24, 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 23, 2014
Up & down by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.

Up & down

Deciding to visit a friend he has been missing, Little Penguin leaps off his iceberg and embarks on a journey filled with ups and downs and ins and outs before the two are reunited, in a concept story that introduces opposites.

Oct 24, 2014
Two by Otoshi, Kathryn.

Two

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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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
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 23, 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 24, 2014
The sheep go on strike by Dumont, Jean-Francois, 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 24, 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 23, 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 24, 2014