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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 23, 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 22, 2017
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Daywalt, Drew/ Rex, Adam (ILT) The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

Feb 23, 2017
The Lending Zoo by Asch, Frank, author, illustrator. The Lending Zoo

Overseeing a "zoo-brary" that lends out all types of animals, librarian Miss Perkins discovers that the tiger has gone missing, a disappearance that triggers a citywide search alongside a new friend.

Feb 23, 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 Nuts - keep rolling! by Litwin, Eric, author. The Nuts - keep rolling!

Hazel and Wally want to be big and tall so they start rolling, picking up mud and goo that makes them seem bigger but leads to a series of problems they can avoid only if they keep rolling.

Feb 23, 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 rooster who would not be quiet! by Deedy, Carmen Agra, author. The rooster who would not be quiet!

"The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, invigorated by the rooster's bravery, ousts the tyrannical mayor and returns their city to its free and clamorous state"--

Feb 23, 2017
The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg by Merino, Gemma/ Merrino, Gemma (ILT) The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg

Feb 23, 2017
The storm whale in winter by Davies, Benji, author, illustrator. The storm whale in winter

"On a snowy island, a little boy waits and watches while his father sails out on one last fishing trip. As the snow becomes a blizzard and then a powerful storm, the little boy must find his father. But when he needs help, who will save him?" -- From dust jacket.

Feb 24, 2017
The tree by Layton, Neal, author. The tree

When a couple buys land that includes a large tree housing forest animals, they must decide how to proceed with their building plans.

Feb 23, 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 22, 2017
Things to do by Magliaro, Elaine, author. Things to do

Told in rhyming text, the story takes us through a child's day, focusing on the animals and objects around the child.

Feb 22, 2017
This & that by Fox, Mem, 1946- author. This & that

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

Feb 18, 2017
Tony by Galing, Ed, author. Tony

"Follow this touching tale of a boy and his friendship with a horse, by the late poet Ed Galing and illustrated with remarkable tenderness by Caldecott-winning artist Erin Stead"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 23, 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
Triangle by Barnett, Mac, author. Triangle

After Triangle plays a trick on Square, Square plans to reciprocate but runs into trouble when he tries to enter the triangular doorway of Triangle's home.

Feb 23, 2017
Tugboat bill and the river rescue by Brill, Calista, author. Tugboat bill and the river rescue

Bill the tugboat and Mabel the barge are friends happily working together on the Hudson River, and one day when a kitten falls into the water, Bill and Mabel prove that anyone can be a hero.

Feb 23, 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