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5-minute Pete the Cat stories by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator. 5-minute Pete the Cat stories

Cavecat Pete. Pete the Cat grooves back in time to the Jurassic era, where under the guise of "Cavecat Pete," he helps his herbivore and carnivore friends learn to get along.

Feb 18, 2017
Anna Sewell's Black Beauty by Brown, Ruth, 1941- author, illustrator. Anna Sewell's Black Beauty

In this picture book adaptation of Anna Sewell's classic novel, a horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.

Feb 18, 2017
Bear snores on by Wilson, Karma, author. Bear snores on

On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.

Feb 18, 2017
Bob and Joss Get Lost! by McCleery, Peter/ Vogel, Vin (ILT) Bob and Joss Get Lost!

Feb 19, 2017
Bob, not Bob! by Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton, author. Bob, not Bob!

"When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom--not 'Bob, ' who happens to be the family dog"--

Feb 19, 2017
Caterpillar dreams by McFarland, Clive, author, illustrator. Caterpillar dreams

Follows the adventures of Henri the Caterpillar, who leaves the safety of his garden to embark on an adventure of a lifetime.

Feb 18, 2017
Chirri & Chirra by Doi, Kaya, 1969- author, illustrator. Chirri & Chirra

Two young girls take a bicycle ride through the forest where they find a cafe to have tea and coffee, a bakery to enjoy a snack, and a hotel where they join in a concert with forest animals.

Feb 15, 2017
Deep in the Woods by Corr, Christopher Deep in the Woods

Feb 19, 2017
Duck soup by Urbanovic, Jackie. Duck soup

Maxwell Duck is trying to invent a soup that everyone will remember him for, but when he goes out to look for the missing ingredient and his friends show up, they think he has fallen into the soup.

Feb 18, 2017
Ella and Penguin - a perfect match by Maynor, Megan, author. Ella and Penguin - a perfect match

Ella and Penguin are best friends. So it only makes sense that they like all the same things. But Ella loves tutus. Penguin does not. Ella loves finger painting. Penguin does not. Oh no! They don't match! They must not be friends after all. Then again, maybe Ella and Penguin don't need to like all the same things to love being friends.

Feb 14, 2017
Froggy goes to Grandma's by London, Jonathan, 1947- author. Froggy goes to Grandma's

"When Froggy and his family go to visit Grandma, they have all kinds of fun!"--

Feb 19, 2017
Go big or go gnome! by Mayer, Kirsten, author. Go big or go gnome!

Although unable to grow a beard, Al the garden gnome, after discovering his talent for barbering, wins a special award at the beard contest.

Feb 19, 2017
Guess what? by Fox, Mem, 1946- Guess what?

Through a series of questions to which the reader must answer yes or no, the personality and occupation of a lady called Daisy O'Grady are revealed.

Feb 18, 2017
Gus's Garage by Timmers, Leo (ILT) Gus's Garage

Feb 19, 2017
Hooray for fish! by Cousins, Lucy, author, illustrator. Hooray for fish!

Little Fish has all sorts of fishy friends in his underwater home, but loves one of them most of all.

Feb 18, 2017
How do dinosaurs go to school? by Yolen, Jane, author. How do dinosaurs go to school?

Explains how little dinosaurs should behave during a typical school day.

Feb 18, 2017
How the crayons saved the rainbow by Sweeney, Monica, author. How the crayons saved the rainbow

When best friends Sun and Clouds clash and refuse to share the sky, Earth's colors are threatened until crayons create the biggest rainbow they can.

Feb 18, 2017
I'm going to give you a bear hug! by Cooney, Caroline B., author. I'm going to give you a bear hug!

A playful and comforting bedtime book that imagines all the wonderful ways a child might give and receive a hug. Whether it's a big bear, gasp for air, knock over a chair hug or a wet and drippy, slimy, slippy fish hug, children will giggle their way through all the imaginative examples. Cooney's sweet, whimsical rhymes encourage playful interaction between parent and child and ultimately help them wind down before they snuggle into bed and drift off to sleep. -- Publisher description.

Feb 18, 2017
In the night kitchen by Sendak, Maurice. In the night kitchen

A little boy's dream-fantasy in which he helps three fat bakers get milk for their cake batter.

Feb 18, 2017
Lola gets a cat by McQuinn, Anna, author. Lola gets a cat

More than anything Lola would like a cat, but first she must learn how to care for it.

Feb 19, 2017
Lucky Lazlo by Light, Steve, author, illustrator. Lucky Lazlo

Lazlo chooses a red rose and ventures to the theater to present it to the performer he cherishes, only to have the rose grabbed by a mischievous cat who races around backstage, past actors dressed as characters from Alice in Wonderland.

Feb 14, 2017
Mama, look! by Murphy, Patricia J., 1963- author. Mama, look!

Baby creatures and their mothers discover the world around them.

Feb 19, 2017
Melric and the crown by McKee, David, author, illustrator. Melric and the crown

It's time for the yearly Ceremony of the Crown, where the King proves his right to rule. But something strange is going on: the King's crown keeps going missing! Can Melric get to the bottom of this royal riddle before the King and his crown are put to the test?

Feb 18, 2017
Muddle & Mo by Slade-Robinson, Nikki, author, illustrator. Muddle & Mo

Muddle, an enthusiastic little duckling who asks a lot of questions, and Mo, a not very adventurous white goat who has a lot of patience, are best friends, but Muddle is confused about what type of animals they both are.

Feb 19, 2017
Muddle & Mo's Worm Surprise by Robinson, Nikki Slade Muddle & Mo's Worm Surprise

Feb 19, 2017
My Beautiful Birds by Del Rizzo, Suzanne My Beautiful Birds

Feb 19, 2017
Nope! by Sheneman, Drew, author, illustrator. Nope!

"Does Little Bird want to leave the nest and learn to fly? NOPE!"--

Feb 15, 2017
Not quite narwhal by Sima, Jessie, author. Not quite narwhal

Born deep in the ocean, Kelp is not like the other narwhals and one day, when he spies a creature on land that looks like him, he learns why.

Feb 19, 2017
Olivia the Spy by Falconer, Ian Olivia the Spy

Feb 19, 2017
Pete the cat. Five little ducks by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator. Pete the cat. Five little ducks

Readers are invited to join Pete the Cat as he stars in the classic song "Five Little Ducks."

Feb 18, 2017
Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear? by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004. Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear?

Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper.

Feb 18, 2017
Prince Ribbit by Emmett, Jonathan, author. Prince Ribbit

Princesses Lucinda and Arabella treat a talking frog like royalty in hopes he will turn into a prince, while fact-loving Martha is certain he is only a clever frog.

Feb 15, 2017
Raisin, the Littlest Cow by Busch, Miriam/ Day, Larry (ILT) Raisin, the Littlest Cow

Feb 19, 2017
Say hello, Sophie by Wells, Rosemary, author. Say hello, Sophie

"Sophie's parents tell her to say 'Hello,' 'Thank-you,' and 'Goodbye,' but the words stick like glue in Sophie's mouth and won't come out"--

Feb 19, 2017
Stanley's store by Bee, William, author, illustrator. Stanley's store

During a busy day at the grocery store, Stanley uses a fork lift to remove fruits and vegetables from a truck, makes a display, and helps customers.

Feb 18, 2017
The Berenstain bears go to the doctor by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain bears go to the doctor

Dr. Grizzly gives the Berenstain cubs a regular checkup.

Feb 18, 2017
The Berenstain Bears lose a friend by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain Bears lose a friend

When Papa and Mama Bear find Sister Bear's pet goldfish, Goldie, floating belly-up in her fishbowl, they worry about how Sister will feel over the loss of her close friend.

Feb 19, 2017
The catawampus cat by Eaton, Jason Carter, author. The catawampus cat

The catawampus cat walked into town one day at a slant, and since then everyone in town is seeing their world with fresh eyes.

Feb 19, 2017
The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll by Warner, Gertrude Chandler (CRT)/ VanArsdale, Anthony (ILT) The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll

Feb 19, 2017
The happy hunter by Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980, author. The happy hunter

A man who lives at the edge of the forest buys himself all the proper hunting equipment, and is very happy walking through the forest and aiming his gun, but never shooting.

Feb 15, 2017
The land of Nod by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. The land of Nod

Ever wondered about the mysterious place we all visit when we fall asleep? Robert Louis Stevenson's classic children's poem about dreamland is given new life in this wonderfully illustrated book. Accompanied by Robert Hunter's bold and beautiful illustrations, this picture book will bring the beloved Scottish author's work to a whole new generation of young readers.

Feb 14, 2017
The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear by Wood, Don, 1945- author, illustrator. The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear

Overview: First published in 1984, a picture book in which the Little Mouse will do all he can to save his strawberry from the Big, Hungry Bear, even if it means sharing it with the reader. The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear. How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry?

Feb 18, 2017
The road home by Cotton, Katie, author. The road home

Animals teach their young how to find home in the forest.

Feb 19, 2017
The Zabajaba Jungle by Steig, William, 1907-2003, author, illustrator. The Zabajaba Jungle

Leonard penetrates the mysterious Zabajaba Jungle where odd adventures await him, from carnivorous flowers to a petrified monster.

Feb 14, 2017
This & that by Fox, Mem, 1946- author. This & that

In rhyming text Mother mouse tells her child stories at bedtime.

Feb 18, 2017
Trashy town by Zimmerman, Andrea Griffing. Trashy town

Little by little, can by can, Mr. Gillie, the trash man, cleans up his town.

Feb 18, 2017
Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue by Brill, Calista/ Carpenter, Tad (ILT) Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue

Feb 19, 2017
Turtle Tug to the rescue by Slack, Michael H., 1969- author, illustrator. Turtle Tug to the rescue

"From panicking puffins to entangled sperm whales, Turtle Tug is out to rescue all his sea-dwelling friends"--

Feb 19, 2017
Vampirina ballerina hosts a sleepover by Pace, Anne Marie, author. Vampirina ballerina hosts a sleepover

"Before Vampirina can host her very first sleepover there are a few things she must keep in mind: be polite and offer her guests food (like blood pudding); plan some games like scavenger hunt (but keep the clues simple so no one gets lost); and don't forget to dance! Vampirina may be a little nervous at first, but by following a few simple rules she will host the Best Sleepover Ever!"--

Feb 18, 2017
Walk With Me by Buitrago, Jairo/ Yockteng, Rafael (ILT) Walk With Me

Feb 19, 2017
Watch out for the chicken feet in your soup. by DePaola, Tomie, 1934- Watch out for the chicken feet in your soup.

Embarrassed to introduce his friend to his old-fashioned Italian grandmother, a young boy gains a new appreciation of her when he finds how well she and his friend get along.

Feb 19, 2017
Watersong by McCanna, Tim, author. Watersong

"A fox's journey to take shelter from a rainstorm, told entirely in onomatopoeia"--

Feb 18, 2017
Zombelina by Crow, Kristyn, author. Zombelina

A young zombie gives a haunting performance in her first ballet dance recital.

Feb 18, 2017
Zombelina dances the Nutcracker by Crow, Kristyn, author. Zombelina dances the Nutcracker

Zombelina and Lizzie are dancing in The Nutcracker, but Grandpa Phantom has other plans for the opera house and the friends must save the show.

Feb 18, 2017