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  • Out of the blue

    Out of the blue2014

    by Alison Jay , illustrator

    (240)

    Summary: When a giant octopus entangled in fishing line is washed ashore during a big storm and becomes stranded on the beach, a young boy and girl, assisted by various sea creatures, push and pull him back...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS JAY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fly!

    Fly!2019

    by Mark Teague , illustrator

    (704)

    Summary: Mama bird wants Baby bird to learn to fly so he can migrate with the rest of the flock, but Baby bird would rather go by hot air balloon or car, instead.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS TEAGUE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mr. Wuffles!

    Mr. Wuffles!2013

    by David Wiesner , illustrator

    (6,582)

    Summary: Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS WIESNER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The lion & the mouse

    The lion & the mouse2009

    by Jerry Pinkney illustrator

    (24,215)

    Summary: In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS PINKNEY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Found

    Found2018

    by Jeff Newman

    (545)

    Summary: While Jenn is seeking Prudence, her big, sleek and shiny, black and white dog, she meets and falls in love with Roscoe, a scruffy little golden dog.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS NEWMAN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wolf in the snow

    Wolf in the snow2017

    by Matthew Cordell

    (4,467)

    Summary: When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find their way home.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS CORDELL

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bye, penguin!

    Bye, penguin!2020

    by Seou Lee , illustrator

    (148)

    Summary: You'd think that a penguin stranded on an ever-smaller block of ice, on a trip around the world wouldn't be so fun! But it is! There's our fearless penguin passing the gondolas of Venice. There's...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS LEE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Spot, the cat

    Spot, the cat2016

    by Henry Cole

    (826)

    Summary: In this wordless picture book, a cat named Spot ventures out an open window and through a city on a journey, while his owner tries to find him.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS COLE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Elusive moose

    Elusive moose2006

    by Joan Gannij

    (129)

    Summary: Can you find the elusive moose as you travel around the year in the far north? Moose are very shy -- but if you look carefully, you should find one in every scene of this story. And you will meet all...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS GANNIJ

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Whose nose?

    Whose nose?2019

    by Sue Tarsky

    (40)

    Summary: Babies can spot the differences between animals and people in this pure fun book with a built-in guessing game and underlying educational aspect.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS TARSKY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A ball for Daisy

    A ball for Daisy2011

    by Christopher Raschka , illustrator

    (9,791)

    Summary: A wordless picture book showing the fun a dog has with her ball, and what happens when it is lost. This story is about what it is like to lose something special, and to find a friend.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS RASCHKA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stormy : a story about finding a forever home

    Stormy : a story about finding a forever home2019

    by Guojing

    (939)

    Summary: In this heartwarming, wordless picture book that's perfect for dog lovers, a woman visits a park and discovers a pup hiding under a bench -- scruffy, scared, and alone. With gentle coaxing, the woman...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS GUOJING

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who's hiding here?

    Who's hiding here?1987

    by Yoshi illustrator

    (17)

    Summary: A rhyming text explores animal camouflage, while die-cut pages reveal the animals hiding throughout the book.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS YOSHI

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Little bird, biddle bird

    Little bird, biddle bird2001

    by David Kirk

    Series: Biddle Books

    Summary: Biddle Bird finds independence in her quest for adventure.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS KIRK

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bright star

    Bright star2021

    by Yuyi Morales , illustrator

    (1,029)

    Summary: A fawn takes her first tentative steps into the world and breathes deeply, experiencing new sights and sounds as a gentle voice encourages her along the way. She looks and listens, exploring a border...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS MORALES

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Say hello like this!

    Say hello like this!2014

    by Mary Murphy

    (828)

    Summary: This lively split-page-format book shows how animals say hello with different sounds.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS MURPHY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ernest, the moose who doesn't fit

    Ernest, the moose who doesn't fit2010

    by Catherine Rayner , illustrator

    (2,440)

    Summary: A rather large moose who cannot fit on the page teams up with his little chipmunk friend to find a solution. Final pages form a gatefold.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS RAYNER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Roly-poly egg

    Roly-poly egg2011

    by Kali Stileman , illustrator

    (277)

    Summary: The story of Splotch and the adventure of her roly-poly egg. Follow the dotted line and see where it goes. When Splotch's egg finally cracks, children can lift flaps to find a colorful surprise.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS STILEMAN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Your birthday was the best!

    Your birthday was the best!2022

    by Maggie Hutchings

    (230)

    Summary: It's your birthday, and little do you know that an unwelcome guest has joined in on the festivities. A friendly cockroach has snuck undetected into the house, and has proceeded to join in on all of...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS HUTCHINGS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Rodney was a tortoise

    Rodney was a tortoise2022

    by Nan Forler

    (166)

    Summary: Bernadette and Rodney are the best of friends. Rodney's not so good at playing cards, but he's great at staring contests. His favorite food is lettuce, though he eats it very slowly. And he's such a...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS FORLER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hush! : a Thai lullaby

    Hush! : a Thai lullaby1996

    by Minfong Ho

    (1,744)

    Summary: A lullaby which asks animals such as a lizard, monkey, and water-buffalo to be quiet and not disturb the sleeping baby.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS HO

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Just one bite

    Just one bite2010

    by Lola M Schaefer

    (200)

    Summary: A life-sized introduction to what animals eat, how they eat it, and how much they eat in a single bite, from the tiny sand-grain-sized bite of earth that the earthworm takes to the double-gatefold...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS SCHAEFER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Duck! Rabbit!

    Duck! Rabbit!2009

    by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

    Summary: Is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it!

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS ROSENTHAL

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Komodo!

    Komodo!1993

    by Peter Sís

    (258)

    Summary: A young boy who loves dragons goes with his parents to the Indonesian island of Komodo in hopes of seeing a real dragon. Includes factual information about the Komodo dragon.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS SIS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Elefantastic! : a story of magic in 5 acts : light verse on a heavy subject

    Elefantastic! : a story of magic in 5 acts : light verse on a heavy subject2022

    by Jane Yolen

    (53)

    Summary: An unlikely tale of a most unusual friendship between Flora, an elephant calf stolen from her African home, and David, the circus impresario and magician, who adopts, trains, and ultimately liberates her in a tale freely inspired by actual events.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS YOLEN

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ah ha!

    Ah ha!2013

    by Jeff Mack , illustrator

    (1,002)

    Summary: With simple repeated text the story follows the ups and downs of a frog's day.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS MACK

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Old Bear

    Old Bear2008

    by Kevin Henkes , illustrator

    (3,234)

    Summary: When Old Bear falls asleep for the winter, he has a dream that he is a cub again, enjoying each of the four seasons.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS HENKES

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tippy-toe chick, go!

    Tippy-toe chick, go!2003

    by George Shannon

    (155)

    Summary: When a mean dog blocks the path to the garden where a delicious breakfast awaits, Little Chick shows her family how brave and clever she is.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS SHANNON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I love my buzzard

    I love my buzzard1994

    by Tres Seymour

    (17)

    Summary: A child's beloved pets -- including a warthog, bat, and squid -- become less important when they drive Mother away.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS SEYMOUR

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kitten's first full moon

    Kitten's first full moon2004

    by Kevin Henkes , illustrator

    (24,582)

    Summary: When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS HENKES

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Little white rabbit

    Little white rabbit2011

    by Kevin Henkes , illustrator

    Summary: As he hops along a little rabbit wonders what it would be like to be green as grass, tall as fir trees, hard as rocks, and flutter like butterflies.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS HENKES

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Magic thinks big

    Magic thinks big2004

    by Elisha Cooper , illustrator

    (151)

    Summary: A cat sits in the doorway and tries to decide whether to go inside where he might get fed again, go outside where he might have an adventure, or stay where he is.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS COOPER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • If not for the cat : haiku

    If not for the cat : haiku2004

    by Jack Prelutsky

    (513)

    Summary: Haiku-like poems describe a variety of animals.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS PRELUTSKY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Young lions

    Young lions1989

    by Tōshi Yoshida

    (11)

    Summary: Three young lion cubs go on their first hunt, passing numerous animals on the grassy African plain before returning unsuccessfully to their parents.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS YOSHIDA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Follow the moon home : a tale of one idea, twenty kids, and a hundred sea turtles

    Follow the moon home : a tale of one idea, twenty kids, and a hundred sea turtles2016

    by Philippe Cousteau

    (868)

    Summary: Viv has a new home and a new school by the sea on the South Carolina coast. Trying to find an idea for the class project, she becomes interested in problems faced by the baby loggerhead turtles. Can...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS COUSTEAU

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The little rabbit who liked to say moo

    The little rabbit who liked to say moo2008

    by Jonathan Allen

    (418)

    Summary: When Calf hears Rabbit out in the field mooing he feels inspired to give a great big baa and soon all the other creatures on the farm realize they're not limited to their own language but can enjoy...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS ALLEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blaze and the mountain lion

    Blaze and the mountain lion1993

    by C. W. Anderson

    Series: Billy And Blaze Books

    (387)

    Summary: While riding through the open country near his family's ranch house, Billy and his pony Blaze come across a dangerous mountain lion.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS ANDERSON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • If I were a dog

    If I were a dog2021

    by Joanna Cotler , illustrator

    (100)

    Summary: A young girl considers how some aspects of her life would be different if she were dog and how other would remain the same.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS COTLER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Best day ever!

    Best day ever!2021

    by Marilyn Singer

    (345)

    Summary: This playful puppy thinks she's having the best day ever! There are bones to dig, cats to chase, Frisbees to catch, and -- greatest of all -- there's time to spend with her boy. She's so happy to be...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS SINGER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Beaver at Long Pond

    Beaver at Long Pond1988

    by William T. George

    Series: Long Pond

    (23)

    Summary: As the other animals at Long Pond settle down for the night, Beaver leaves his lodge, begins searching for food, and starts his nightly adventure.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P ANIMALS GEORGE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More