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"Hi, Pizza Man!" - 2017

by Virginia Walter

Summary: It all begins with a simple question posed by a patient mother when her impatient toddler shouts, 'I'm hungry!' 'What will you say when the doorbell rings and we open the door?' asks Mom. 'Hi, Pizza Man!' replies the thoughtful child. . . . But what if it's a pizza woman?. . . a pizza kitty?. . . a pizza duck?. . . The book has a wonderfully satisfying roundness that comes full circle when the doorbell finally rings. --The Horn Book. - Amazon


A Bear Sat on My Porch Today

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A Bear Sat on My Porch Today - 2018

by Jane Yolen

Summary: What to do if a rather insistent bear squats on your porch today? Followed in short order by a shaggy squirrel, a spraying skunk, a playful possum, and a bevy of forest critters large and small? This hilarious cumulative tale of reluctant hospitality and generous inclusivity will leave readers chanting, "OKAY. OKAY! YOU CAN STAY." But watch out! That porch is starting to sway. . . .

Jane Yolen's uproarious chant-aloud story is brought to life by Rilla Alexander's dazzling retro-hip...  read more »


A Busy Creature's Day Eating

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A Busy Creature's Day Eating - 2018

by Mo Willems

Summary: Apples! Berries! Cereal! Is there anything this Busy Creature can't crunch? Mo Willems tells an alphabetical tale of hunger, hubris, regret, and redemption as a Busy Creature hilariously chomps and chews its way from A to P and then to Z.
- Amazon


Come Home Already!

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Come Home Already! - 2017

by Jory John

Summary: An Amazon Best Book of the Month for Kids!
From the creators of Goodnight Already! and I Love You Already!, the third hysterical picture book about Duck and Bear, unlikely pals.
An excited Duck wants to hang out with Bear. But Bear's gone fishing for a whole week and is happy to finally get a second alone.
What will Duck do while Bear is gone? How will he survive without his best pal?!
- Amazon


The Digger and the Flower

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The Digger and the Flower - 2018

by Joseph Kuefler

Summary: From the acclaimed author/artist of Beyond the Pond and Rulers of the Playground comes a breathtaking new book with a powerful message about the environment, perfect for fans of Peter Brown's The Curious Garden and Kadir Nelson's If You Plant a Seed.
Each day, the big trucks go to work. They scoop and hoist and push.
But when Digger discovers something growing in the rubble, he sets in motion a series of events that will change him, and the city, forever.
"This story contains bold...  read more »


Ducks Away!

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Ducks Away! - 2018

by Mem Fox

Summary: Count along with Mother Duck as her ducklings try to waddle across the bridge. When a sudden gust of wind sweeps one of Mother Duck's ducklings into the river, she doesn't know what to do. With four ducklings on the bridge and one below, Mother Duck is torn as to which way to go. Suddenly, a second duck falls and Mother Duck grows more panicked. Should she stay on the bridge or fly down to her ducklings in the river?

As she paces and frantically quacks, the remaining ducklings playfully...  read more »


Even Superheroes Use the Potty

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Even Superheroes Use the Potty - 2018

by Sara Crow

Summary: "A potty-training book to go for."-Kirkus Reviews

It's potty time for superheroes, firefighters, ninjas, soldiers, and KIDS!

Young ones will enjoy this funny, rhyming story that teaches great bathroom habits with the promise that all their heroes use the potty too. And the book comes with stickers and a bathroom reward chart, so good potty habits can be celebrated each time kids put the lid down, flush, and wash their hands! It's a book-and-sticker package that will help parents...  read more »


Festival of Colors

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Festival of Colors - 2018

by Surishtha Sehgal

Summary: Learn all about Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors, in this lush picture book from bestselling mother/son duo Surishtha Sehgal and Kabir Sehgal.

Spring is here, and it's almost time for Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors. Siblings Mintoo and Chintoo are busy gathering flowers to make into colorful powders to toss during the festival. And when at last the big day comes, they gather with their friends, family, and neighbors for a vibrant celebration of fresh starts, friendship, forgiveness, and, of course, fun! - Amazon


I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar - 2018

by Eric Carle

Summary: Show Dad how much you care with this little message of love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Celebrate Dad's special day by saying "I Love You"--with a little help from The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This bright and colorful book is the ideal way to tell the person you call "Dad" how much you appreciate him. It's the perfect gift for Father's Day, Dad's birthday, or any day that you want to show Dad just how much you care. - Amazon


I Love You Already!

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I Love You Already! - 2016

by Jory John

Summary: From the creators of Goodnight Already!, Jory John and Benji Davies, comes another standout hilarious picture book about Bear and Duck. Bear can't wait to spend a pleasant day by himself. His persistent next-door neighbor, Duck, wants to take a morning stroll . . . with Bear. He just wants Bear to like him already. . . .
- Amazon


The Library Book

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The Library Book - 2017

by Tom Chapin

Summary: What's the best way to cure a gloomy day? A trip to the library! Based on the hit song by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, here is an affectionate, exuberant, uproarious celebration of books, reading, and-SHHH!-libraries!

The rain is pouring, Dad is snoring, and the same old stuff is on TV-boring.

What is there to do today?

Go to the library, of course!

Who will we meet there? Let's find out! - Amazon


Little Plane Learns to Write

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Little Plane Learns to Write - 2017

by Stephen Savage

Summary: The best thing about flight school is that Little Plane gets to learn how to sky-write! He adores practicing ARCS! He excels at practicing DIVES! But not everything is easy and fun. Little Plane loathes practicing LOOPITY-LOOPS. They make him dizzy.
Find out what it will take to make Little Plane learn how to write in this little book about big dreams from award-winning author Stephen Savage.
A Neal Porter Book
- Amazon


Lots More Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing.

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Lots More Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing. - 2018

by Judi Barrett

Summary: From the bestselling duo behind Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs comes the long-awaited sequel to Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, which shows us a hilarious new group of animals that shouldn't, ever ever ever, dress like humans.

Everyone knows that snakes and billy goats and walruses should definitely not wear clothing, but there are actually lots more animals that should definitely not wear clothing...

Because a frog might jump out of it,
Because a crab might...  read more »


Mighty Tug

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Mighty Tug - 2018

by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Summary: "A visual treat for boat loving readers." -Kirkus Reviews
"Perfect for storytime and one-on-one sharing." -School Library Journal

Mighty Tug may be the smallest boat in the busy harbor, but he is also the mightiest in this timeless picture book from the author of the Katy Duck and Biscuit series.

Around the gleaming channel, where the water's deep and wide, tall ships stretch their sails and the ever so brave mighty tug leads the way across the waves. To the rescue in the...  read more »


Moon: A Peek-Through Picture Book

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Moon: A Peek-Through Picture Book - 2018

by Britta Teckentrup

Summary: Next in the much-loved children's series that began with Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book is an elaborate book with peek-through holes that show the moon's different phases with each turn of the page.

Over deserts and forests, Arctic tundra and tropical beaches, the moon shines down on creatures around the world. Children will love discovering how it changes from day to day as the lunar cycle is shown through clever peek-through holes, each revealing the moon in a different size and...  read more »


Pete the Cat: The Petes Go Marching

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Pete the Cat: The Petes Go Marching - 2018

by James Dean

Summary: #1 New York Times bestseller James Dean puts a groovy spin to the classic children's song "The Ants Go Marching" with everyone's favorite cool cat.
Join Pete the Cat as he rocks out to this classic tune with a supercool twist in this paper-over-board picture book.
Your child, or even your classroom of children, is sure to want to march along with Pete, 1, 2, 3!
 
- Amazon


Peterrific

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Peterrific - 2017

by Victoria Kann

Summary: The #1 New York Times bestselling author-artist of the Pinkalicious series, Victoria Kann, is back with an imagination-sparking new book starring Pinkalicious's brother, Peter.
In Peterrific, readers can follow Peter's own adventures as he builds a tower of blocks all the way to the moon.
Peter loves to build with blocks. One day, he decides to build a tower that will reach the moon, and he wants to do it all by himself. Will the moon be made of cheese? Can he catch a shooting star?...  read more »


The Pickwicks' Picnic: A Counting Adventure

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The Pickwicks' Picnic: A Counting Adventure - 2017

by Carol Brendler

Summary: Community cooperation turns a traffic jam into an opportunity for fun in this inventive counting book starring a pair of clever canine siblings.

In this highly original counting tale, the Pickwicks-Pip and Peach, Mom and Daddy-leave the hot hazy city for a picnic by the shore. Along the way, they are passed by 2 scooters, 3 jeeps, and more-until they hit a sudden roadblock of 10 cruisers. Traffic stops and drivers grow grumpy, but Pip and Peach know exactly how to turn an unexpected...  read more »


Pig the Elf

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Pig the Elf - 2016

by Aaron Blabey

Summary: Santa was coming! 'Twas bigger than big!



No one loves Christmas more than Pig. And the world's greediest pug will stay up all night to get his presents! When Pig yips at Santa and finds himself joining in on the flying sleigh ride, things quickly get out of hand in a way that is pure Pig pandemonium. - Amazon


Pig the Pug

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Pig the Pug - 2017

by Aaron Blabey

Summary: Pig is a greedy and selfish Pug. He has all the bouncy balls, bones, and chew toys a dog could ever want yet he refuses to share with his poor friend, Trevor. Little does he know, however, that being greedy has its consquences. Join Pig as he learns to share - the hard way!.



Young readers will love the irresistbly quirky and funny illustrations that are paired with a relatable lesson of learning to share with others. For dog and pet lovers everywhere. - Amazon


Pig the Winner

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Pig the Winner - 2017

by Aaron Blabey

Summary: Will Pig ever learn? He's an absolute cheat and quite the sore loser as well. But when Pig challenges his foot-long playmate, Trevor, to a kibble eating contest, he accidentally stuffs more than just food in his mouth. Lucky for Pig, Trevor knows what to do and saves the day!



Young readers will love Blabey's irresistibly quirky illustrations that are paired with a relatable lesson about learning to play nice. For dog and pet lovers everywhere. - Amazon


Rumble Grumble . . . Hush

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Rumble Grumble . . . Hush - 2018

by Kate Banks

Summary: Where the Wild Things Are meets Chicka Chicka Boom Boom in this emotionally satisfying picture book tailor-made for reading aloud, which celebrates creativity and the power of imagination.

In a spare, lyrical text, young listeners and readers will follow a little boy through his day, from early morning till bedtime, and watch as what fills his active imagination becomes real. Toys grow to life-size: a tin monkey plays a real drum and fiddle--rat-a-tat, toot!--a stuffed lion...  read more »


This Is the Nest That Robin Built

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This Is the Nest That Robin Built - 2018

by Denise Fleming

Summary: A robin's animal friends help build her nest in this cumulative collage picture book from Caldecott Honor recipient Denise Fleming.

Robin is building a nest, and her friends are ready to help! The squirrel trims the twigs. The dog brings the string. The horse shares his straw. And then a surprise gatefold spread reveals how Robin knits them all together to make a safe and cozy home for her babies. - Amazon


When Pigs Fly

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When Pigs Fly - 2018

by James Burks

Summary: Henry is ready to do what no pig has done before. "But pigs can't fly," says his sister, Henrietta. Nothing will stop Henry from trying, until it looks as though gravity might finally get the better of him. Fortunately, Henrietta has an idea that gives both of them a lift. Henry's determination and Henrietta's imagination combine to make a positive sibling story about creative play and teamwork. - Amazon


Wordy Birdy

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Wordy Birdy - 2018

by Tammi Sauer

Summary: Meet Wordy Birdy, a very chatty bird who talks WAY more than she listens! A hilarious new story from Tammi Sauer, beloved author of Nugget & Fang, Chicken Dance, and My Alien.

Wordy Birdy LOVES to talk. "Hello, sunrise. Hello, pink sky. Hello, orange sky. . . ." But does she love to listen? NOPE. One day, while she's walking through the forest, her gift of the gab gets her into hot water: "That's a pretty tree and that's a pretty tree and that's a pretty danger sign and that's a...  read more »

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