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Surprise! Surprise! by Daly, Niki, author, illustrator. Surprise! Surprise!

Mr. Tati goes to town to shop for a baby for his wife, but when he cannot find one he brings home a baby pig instead whom they name Potter and raise as if he were human until it is time for him to go to school.

May 19, 2017
T. Veg - the story of a carrot-crunching dinosaur by Prasadam-Halls, Smriti. T. Veg - the story of a carrot-crunching dinosaur

Scolded by his parents and teased by classmates, Reginald, a tyrannosaurus rex who does not like meat, leaves home in hopes of finding acceptance among the herbivores.

May 19, 2017
That neighbor kid by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator. That neighbor kid

Provided by amazon.com.

May 19, 2017
The Berenstain bears get the gimmies by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain bears get the gimmies

"Gran and Gramps come up with a plan to help selfish Brother and Sister Bear get rid of a bad case of the galloping greedy gimmies."--Title page verso.

May 19, 2017
The book no one ever read by Funke, Cornelia, 1958- author, illustrator. The book no one ever read

A celebration of how readers bring books to life follows the experiences of a book that tires of an unchanging existence on the shelf and yearns for the excitement of sharing its story with a child.

May 19, 2017
The book of mistakes by Luyken, Corinna, author, illustrator. The book of mistakes

"As an artist creatively incorporates her slipups into a drawing, readers see the ways in which 'mistakes' can provide inspiration and opportunity, and reveal that both the art and artist are works-in-progress"--

May 19, 2017
The cat book by Borando, Silvia, author. The cat book

Say hello to your new cat. You can tickle his chin and hear him purr. But wait - was that a raindrop? Don't let him get wet! -- Page 4 of cover.

May 19, 2017
The crane girl - based on Japanese folktales by Manley, Curtis, author. The crane girl - based on Japanese folktales

A boy helps an injured crane, and the good deed is rewarded with the arrival of a mysterious guest who weaves beautiful silk for the family. Includes author's note about Japanese folktales and poetry, information about red-crowned cranes, and pronunciations.

May 19, 2017
The dog book by Clerici, Lorenzo, author. The dog book

"Say hello to your new dog. You can rub his belly and teach him to play fetch. Uh-oh! Where's he been? What a muddy mess!" -- Page [4] of cover.

May 19, 2017
The forever garden by Snyder, Laurel, author. The forever garden

"A young girl and her neighbor bond over a love of gardening"--

May 19, 2017
The gold leaf by Hall, Kirsten, author. The gold leaf

When the forest animals find a gold leaf, they fight about who gets to have it.

May 19, 2017
The last tree by Chabbert, Ingrid, author. The last tree

A boy finds a sapling behind a crumbling wall in the concrete city he calls home and decides to replant it in a safe place to save it from a development project.

May 19, 2017
The mermaid by Brett, Jan, 1949- author, illustrator. The mermaid

"Set in the ocean off Japan, this retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears stars Kiniro, a mermaid, who finds a baby octopus's breakfast, chair, and bed just right"--

May 19, 2017
The thing Lou couldn't do by Spires, Ashley, 1978- author, illustrator. The thing Lou couldn't do

This delightful picture book from Ashley Spires, bestselling author of The Most Magnificent Thing, perfectly depicts what children go through when confronted with something difficult. With humor and endearing artwork, Spires sensitively portrays Lou procrastinating, making excuses, imagining alternatives and denying she cares. Ultimately, Lou faces her fear, and although she fails, the effort empowers her, encouraging a growth mindset. All the while, Lou's friends model compassionate friendship

May 19, 2017
The treasure box by Wild, Margaret, 1948- author. The treasure box

When war forces people to flee their homes, young refugee Peter carries a cherished family possession throughout a difficult period of survival before reflecting on its importance years later.

May 19, 2017
The Whopper by Ashdown, Rebecca, author, illustrator. The Whopper

A little boy named Percy tells a lie, which turns into the Whopper, a hungry and persistant monster. As Percy's guilt grows, the Whopper does too, until finally ... the Whopper easts Percy! It is only when the the Whopper threatens to also eat Percy's brother that Percy finally speaks up --

May 19, 2017
There might be lobsters by Crimi, Carolyn, author. There might be lobsters

A little dog's paralyzing anxiety gives way to bravery when someone smaller arrives in need during a whooshy, splashy, overwhelming day at the beach.

May 19, 2017
There, there by Beiser, Tim, 1959- author. There, there

May 19, 2017
Things to do with dad by Zuppardi, Sam, author, illustrator. Things to do with dad

When a little boy sees a long list of chores on the refrigerator, he utilizes his creative energy with a green crayon to transform time spent with his dad into a celebration of fun.

May 19, 2017
This Book Will Not Be Fun by Dunlap, Cirocco/ Tallec, Olivier (ILT) This Book Will Not Be Fun

May 19, 2017

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