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Baabwaa and Wooliam: A Tale of Literacy, Dental Hygiene, and Friendship

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Baabwaa and Wooliam: A Tale of Literacy, Dental Hygiene, and Friendship - 2017

by David Elliott

A hilarious and satisfying tale of literacy, dental hygiene, and friendship from David Elliott and Melissa Sweet that is sure to have readers in stitches from start to finish.

Baabwaa is a sheep who loves to knit. Wooliam is a sheep who loves to read. It sounds a bit boring, but they like it. Then, quite unexpectedly, a third sheep shows up. A funny-looking sheep who wears a tattered wool coat and has long, dreadfully decaying teeth. Wooliam, being well-read, recognizes their new...  read more »


Be A Star, Wonder Woman!

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Be A Star, Wonder Woman! - 2017

by Michael Dahl

As a new day dawns, a young girl faces the ultimate challenge: school! Follow along as she demonstrates her greatest superpower (sharing), overcomes her worst fear (the playground),and conquers her archenemy (the spelling test).With courage, kindness, and other heroic traits of DC Comics' Wonder Woman, she'll turn a difficult school day into an AMAZING ADVENTURE!   Along with  Omar Lozano's  bright, bold illustrations, bestselling author Michael Dahl (Bedtime for Batman and Good Morning, Superman) delivers an imaginative read-aloud for your littlest super heroes. - Amazon


Bedtime for Batman

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Bedtime for Batman - 2016

by Michael Dahl

When a dark night comes to the big city, one little super hero prepares for a great adventure . . . bedtime! He dons his pajama uniform, speeds upstairs, cleans up the nightly grime, and keeps watch from his towering bunk bed. Written by award-winning author Michael Dahl (Goodnight Baseball, Goodnight Football, and Goodnight Hockey) and illustrated by Ethen Beavers (DC Super Friends), this bedtime tale will have Batman fans, young and old, delighting in their nightly routines. Bedtime for Batman is the perfect way to say goodnight to your little Dark Knight. - Amazon


Bird, Balloon, Bear

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Bird, Balloon, Bear - 2017

by Il Sung Na

A fresh and heartwarming new story from Il Sung Na about finding the courage to make a friend.
 
Bird is new to the forest, and he's looking for a friend. Bear could use a friend, too.
But Bird is too shy to introduce himself. Just as he musters the courage to say hello . . . it's too late! Bear has already found a friend: a bright, shiny red balloon.
 
Has Bird missed his chance?
 
From the acclaimed Il Sung Na comes a charming and beautifully illustrated story...  read more »


Boo Who?

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Boo Who? - 2017

by Ben Clanton

A shy little ghost who's new to the group has trouble fitting in - until his special talent comes to the fore.

Boo is new. And even if the other kids are welcoming, it can be scary being new, especially for a shy ghost who can't play any of their games. ("You tagged me? Oh, sorry. I couldn't feel it.") Can Boo find a way to fit in and make friends with the rest of the group? From the creator of Rex Wrecks It! comes a funny story about feeling invisible - and finding a way to be seen and appreciated for who you are. - Amazon


Bulldozer Helps Out

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Bulldozer Helps Out - 2017

by Candace Fleming

A very little bulldozer learns that taking care of kittens is a very big job in this darling follow-up to Bulldozer's Big Day from award-winning author Candace Fleming and Caldecott Medalist Eric Rohmann.

The construction site bustled.
Cement Truck was stirring...stirring...stirring.
Digger Truck was scooping...scooping...scooping.
Crane Truck was lifting...lifting...lifting.
And Bulldozer was-watching...watching...watching.

Little Bulldozer wants to help, but all...  read more »


The Carpenter

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The Carpenter - 2017

by Bruna Barros

A book to read with your eyes and your heart . . .
"A young boy abandons his beloved electronics when an old-fashioned yellow-jointed tape measure causes his imagination to run wild, in The Carpenter, a wordless expression of the simple joys found in exploration and creative play. Brazilian illustrator Bruna Barros uses basic yet bold contrasting colors, and lines that showcase the transformation of a carpenter's shop into a veritable ocean of wonder, giving Harold and his purple crayon a...  read more »


Chugga Chugga Choo Choo

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Chugga Chugga Choo Choo - 2017

by Emma Garcia

Chugga chugga choo choo. Here comes the train. And it's rolling down the tracks in this vibrant picture book! Follow it along and count the birds that join the trip.
All aboard, and all join in as the cheerful little train chugs past the seaside, the farm, the forest, the city, and into the station for a nice long rest. Along the way, a flock of noisy seagulls and blackbirds, pigeons and geese hop on for the ride. Kids will have fun looking at Emma Garcia's colorful, collaged landscapes and counting all the honking, cooing, tweeting birds. - Amazon


The Complete Adventures of Curious George: 75th Anniversary Edition

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The Complete Adventures of Curious George: 75th Anniversary Edition - 2016

by H. A. Rey

Curious George has delighted millions of readers for seventy-five years. Now fans can have all seven of the original Curious George titles in one complete volume. Stories included in this collector's edition are Curious George, Curious George Takes a Job, Curious George Rides a Bike, Curious George Gets a Medal, Curious George Flies a Kite, Curious George Learns the Alphabet, and Curious George Goes to the Hospital. This edition also includes an original illustrated map of Curious George's...  read more »


Creepy Pair of Underwear!

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Creepy Pair of Underwear! - 2017

by Aaron Reynolds

From the celebrated team behind Creepy Carrots!, Aaron Reynolds and Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown, comes a hilarious (and just a little creepy) story of a brave rabbit and a very weird pair of underwear.

Jasper Rabbit is NOT a little bunny anymore. He's not afraid of the dark, and he's definitely not afraid of something as silly as underwear. But when the lights go out, suddenly his new big rabbit underwear glows in the dark. A ghoulish, greenish glow. If Jasper didn't know any...  read more »


Crocodali

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Crocodali - 2017

by Lucy Volpin

Help Crocodali, the most talented painter in the whole wide world, create a masterpiece by tilting, shaking, rubbing, and blowing on the book.

I am Crocodali, the most talented

painter in the whole wide world.

And you are in my studio!

In this interactive picture book, children can follow Crocodali the painter's instructions to help him create a masterpiece that will spark children's curiosity! Crocodali tells readers to tilt the book to straighten the canvas, shake...  read more »


Curious George Takes a Job

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Curious George Takes a Job - 1993

by H. A. Rey

Curious George runs away from the zoo and after many adventures ends up a movie star. - Amazon


The Curvy Tree: A Tale from the Land of Stories

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The Curvy Tree: A Tale from the Land of Stories - 2015

by Chris Colfer

The debut picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who didn't quite fit in. When she runs away, she happens upon a curvy tree who helps her understand the importance of being different! This picture book stands alone, but also plays an important role in the Land of Stories series--making this a must-have book for fans and new readers alike! - Amazon


Dogosaurus Rex

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Dogosaurus Rex - 2017

by Anna Staniszewski

Ben can't wait to adopt the best dog in the world. On a trip to the shelter, he sees dogs of all kinds, but none of them are quite right.
Then he finds Sadie. Sadie is big--really big. She says roar instead of woof and she doesn't fit inside the house, but Ben knows she's the best dog in the world. Now if only she could stop causing so much trouble!
This hilarious tale of a very special dog (with a prehistoric twist) will have you roaring just like Sadie. - Amazon


Doris the Bookasaurus

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Doris the Bookasaurus - 2017

by Diana Murray

Hooray for books! They make me ROAR!
Doris the Bookasaurus thinks books are mega-dino-tastic! They make her spiky tail wiggle and her imagination soar.
Her boisterous little brothers, Max and T.J., do not agree. They want her to stop reading and play Chomp the Flag and STEGO Blocks . . . until Doris shares her pirate book aloud. Soon they're using their imagination for on an epic adventure to Sharktooth bay.
With charming rhyming text about an adorable dinosaur family, Doris and her...  read more »


Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel

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Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel - 2017

by Adam Rubin

The hilarious sequel to the smokin' hot New York Times best seller, perfect for story time

News alert! It has just been discovered that there are NO MORE TACOS left anywhere in the world. This is a huge problem because, as you know, dragons love tacos. If only there was a way for the dragons to travel back in time, to before tacos went extinct. Then they could grab lots of tacos and bring them back! It's the perfect plan, as long as there's no spicy salsa. You remember what happened...  read more »


Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo!

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Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo! - 2017

by Tad Hills

It's Halloween in the meadow, and the beloved, classic, and New York Times bestselling feathered friends Duck & Goose are ready for trick-or-treating!
 
Duck is going as a spooky ghost. Goose is going as a brave superhero. And Thistle's costume . . . well, that's a secret. But what will Duck and Goose do when they hear a very scary swamp monster is looking for them?
 
Praise for the Duck & Goose series:
 
"Duck and Goose have taken their places alongside Frog and...  read more »


Duck and Hippo Lost and Found

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Duck and Hippo Lost and Found - 2017

by Jonathan London

Duck and Hippo have a picnic and a new adventure!
Duck and Hippo invite their friends Turtle, Elephant, and Pig to a picnic at their favorite pond. Yippee! It's time to dance and sing, swim and eat. Everyone brings goodies to share...except Hippo. He didn't bring ANYTHING. So Hippo sets off into the forest to find some berries. But he is gone a long time, and Duck begins to worry that Hippo is lost. What should his friends do to find him? Join Duck and Hippo on another fun adventure!
- Amazon


First Grade Dropout

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First Grade Dropout - 2015

by Audrey Vernick

The first grade narrator of this book has been lots of things: Hungry. Four years old. Crazy bored. Soaking wet. Pretty regular kid . . . until he makes a mistake so big that he's sure he will never be able to go back to Lakeview Elementary School. All readers, even those not in first grade, will find the narrator's feelings familiar, and discover that even though embarrassing things happen, they're usually not as bad as they seem. And sometimes they're even funny! - Amazon


Goldfish Ghost

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Goldfish Ghost - 2017

by Lemony Snicket

Goldfish Ghost was born on the surface of the water in the bowl on a dresser in a boy's room. The boy's room was pleasant and familiar, but Goldfish Ghost wanted company, so he set out to find a friend.
He floats over the neighborhood, past the pier, and let the breeze carry him into town where he discovers that not many people pay attention to goldfish ghosts.
Off he floats, searching for the perfect home and the perfect friend
and then he hears a voice. . .
Bestselling...  read more »


A Good Day for a Hat

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A Good Day for a Hat - 2017

by T. Nat Fuller

Mr. Brown loves hats and can't leave the house without wearing just the right one. But on this day, every time he opens the door to leave, the situation changes, and Mr. Brown must change his hat accordingly. At last, wearing every hat he owns, Mr. Brown is on his way. When he finally arrives at his destination, we find that it's Mr. Brown's birthday, and his friends have just the right hat for that as well.
- Amazon


Good Morning, Superman!

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Good Morning, Superman! - 2017

by Michael Dahl

Look, up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the . . . SUN! When morning comes, a young boy must prepare for his day, faster than a speeding bullet. Follow along as he leaps tall buildings (jumps out of bed) in a single bound, dons his heroic uniform (his clothes), and faces his greatest weakness (Kryptonite-colored toothpaste). Then it's up, up, and away to daycare! The perfect companion to the bestselling author Michael Dahl's BEDTIME FOR BATMAN, this official DC Comics picture book...  read more »


Hattie and Hudson

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Hattie and Hudson - 2017

by Chris Van Dusen

A little girl and her colossal friend teach a monster-size lesson about prejudging others in a charming new offering from Chris Van Dusen.

Hattie McFadden is a born explorer. Every morning she grabs her life jacket and paddles out in her canoe to discover something new on the lake, singing a little song on her way. When her singing draws up from the depths a huge mysterious beast, everyone in town is terrified - except Hattie, who looks into the creature's friendly, curious eyes and...  read more »


Herbert's First Halloween

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Herbert's First Halloween - 2017

by Cynthia Rylant

Herbert is deeply doubtful about his first Halloween-but with a little help from his dad and a special tiger costume, Herbert might just find confidence on Halloween night. Together, father and son practice roaring, carve a pumpkin, and venture out in search of candy. And by the end of the night, Herbert finds his doubts have melted away. A sweet introduction to Halloween and to being brave, this book is sure to delight the youngest of trick-or-treaters. - Amazon


Home in the Rain

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Home in the Rain - 2017

by Bob Graham

Waiting out a storm by the highway inspires a name for an unborn baby sister in a tender, exquisitely observed tale from the incomparable Bob Graham.

The rain is pouring down in buckets, and Francie and her mom are on their way home from Grandma's. As the little red car pulls into a picnic area to wait out the storm, the windows fog up, and Francie spells out Dad, Mom, and Francie with her finger. But the back window is waiting for another name, that of Francie's soon-to-arrive baby...  read more »


I Am a Unicorn!

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I Am a Unicorn! - 2017

by Michaela Schuett

Frog truly believes he is a unicorn. He has a rainbow-colored (clip on) tail, a pretty horn (party hat), and he can fly, too (on the swings). Goat keeps telling Frog he is NOT a unicorn. But when you truly believe-POOF, sometimes magic happens. - Amazon


I Am Not Scared

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I Am Not Scared - 2017

by Anna Kang

Two fuzzy friends go to an amusement park. They try to convince each other that there are much scarier things than the roller coaster. Hairy spiders! Aliens! Fried ants! They soon discover that sometimes being scared isn't as "scary" as they thought. With expressive illustrations and simple text, this giggle-inducing tale about (not) being scared features the endearing characters from the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award­ winner You Are (Not) Small.
- Amazon


I Want To Be in a Scary Story

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I Want To Be in a Scary Story - 2017

by Sean Taylor

Monster may think he wants to be in a scary story, but then again . . . A hilarious return by the team that brought us Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise.

Our author would like to write a funny story, but his main character - Monster - has a different idea. He wants to be the star of a chilling, petrifying, utterly terrifying SCARY story. But scary stories . . . well, they can be very scary - especially for their characters! Particularly when they involve dark forests and creepy witches and...  read more »


I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug!

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I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug! - 2016

by Caroline B. Cooney

I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug!, written by bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney, is 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 and simple rhymes encourage playful interaction between parent and child and ultimately help them wind down before they snuggle into bed and drift off to sleep.
- Amazon


I'm Smart!

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I'm Smart! - 2017

by Kate McMullan

From the popular creators of I Stink! and I'm Dirty!-now a streaming animated series-comes the perfect school-time addition to their noisy series: a school bus!
Smarter than a rocket scientist, more powerful than a monster truck, able to halt traffic with the flick of a switch! Drive you to school and keeps you safe!
Who am I?
Your school bus, that's who!


I'm Smart! is the latest A+ addition to Kate and Jim McMullan's hilarious read-aloud series.
- Amazon


The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

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The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors - 2017

by Drew Daywalt

New York Times Bestseller! 5 Starred Reviews!
"Will have listeners in stitches." -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Purely absurd, sidesplitting humor." -Booklist (starred review)
"Demands bombastic, full-volume performances." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Perfect for a guffawing share with younger sibs or buddy read." -BCCB (starred review)
"The sort of story that makes children love to read." -School Library Journal (starred review)
From acclaimed, bestselling...  read more »


The Legend of Sleeping Bear

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The Legend of Sleeping Bear - 1998

by Kathy-Jo Wargin

It started with a mother's love... Fleeing from a forest fire, a mother bear urges her two cubs into the watery shelter of a vast body of water. Though it will be difficult, she knows if they can swim across to the opposite shore, they will be safe. With calls of encouragement and steadfast love, Mother Bear guides her cubs across the great lake, Lake Michigan. And the story of what happens once Mother Bear reaches the far shore becomes the legend behind the natural wonder known as Sleeping...  read more »


Life

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Life - 2017

by Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia Rylant and Brendan Wenzel explore the beauty and tenacity of life.

Life begins small, then grows...

There are so many wonderful things about life, both in good times and in times of struggle. Through the eyes of the world's animals-including elephants, monkeys, whales, and more-Cynthia Rylant offers a moving meditation on finding beauty around us every day and finding strength in adversity. Brendan Wenzel's stunning landscapes and engaging creatures make this an inspiring and intriguing gift for readers of all ages. - Amazon


The Little Mermaid

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The Little Mermaid - 2013

by Hans Christian Anderson

The beloved tale of The Little Mermaid is faithfully reproduced in this new edition of Hans Christian Anderson's classic. Original art by critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling illustrator Charles Santore is masterfully reproduced using the most advanced technology to bring these breathtaking illustrations to life like never before. The vivid colors and captivating spreads make this beautiful story one to be treasured in every home.

The Little Mermaid is a timeless classic that...  read more »


LMNO Pea-quel

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LMNO Pea-quel - 2017

by Keith Baker

Keith Baker's peas are back in this "pea-quel" to the New York Times bestselling LMNO Peas!

The peas have rolled through the uppercase letters, numbers, colors, and the months of the year. Now they're back with all of their signature jaunty and joyful perfect-for-preschoolers energy in this sequel to LMNO Peas. Like the first book, this one is filled with unique jobs, activities, roles, and hobbies. But this time the peas are bouncing through the lowercase alphabet! With an exuberant...  read more »


The Lonely Giant

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The Lonely Giant - 2016

by Sophie Ambrose

After inadvertently destroying his home, a well-meaning giant must learn the true value of the natural world.

In the middle of a vast forest lives a giant who spends his days hurling and heaving, smashing and bashing. Over time, the animals flee as their homes vanish, the birdsong dwindles away to silence, and, finally, the forest itself disappears. Now the lonely giant misses the crackling warmth of a fire and the sweet songs of the yellow bird - but will he realize it's up to him to...  read more »


Motor Goose: Rhymes that Go!

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Motor Goose: Rhymes that Go! - 2017

by Rebecca Colby

In this picture book, Mother Goose rhymes are reimagined with vehicles― trains, planes, trucks, and boats!

Hey Digger, Digger
(Hey Diddle, Diddle)
Hey digger, digger,
the hole's getting bigger.
Your shovel's been scooping since ten.
Beware the loose rubble.
Too late―you're in trouble!
You'd better start digging again.
Wonderful rhymes and VEHICLES! Here is a collection that every car/plane/boat/crane/digger/taxi/train-loving kid will adore. With hilarious...  read more »


Nerdy Birdy Tweets

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Nerdy Birdy Tweets - 2017

by Aaron Reynolds

Nerdy Birdy and his best friend, Vulture, are very different. Nerdy Birdy loves video games, but Vulture finds them BORING. Vulture loves snacking on dead things, but Nerdy Birdy finds that GROSS. Luckily, you don't have to agree on everything to still be friends.
One day, Nerdy Birdy joins Tweetster, and the friend requests start flying in. Vulture watches as Nerdy Birdy gets swept up in his new friendships, but when she finally gets angry, Nerdy Birdy knows just what to do to make things right.


A Neal Porter Book

- Amazon


Now

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Now - 2017

by Antoinette Portis

This is my favorite cloud. . .because it's the one I am watching.
This is my favorite tree. . .because it's the one where I'm swinging.
This is my favorite tooth. . .because it's the one that is missing.
Follow a little girl as she takes you on a tour through all of her favorite things, from the holes she digs to the hugs she gives in Now, a clever and poignant picture book by award-winning artist Antoinette Portis.
A Neal Porter Book
- Amazon


The Only Fish in the Sea

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The Only Fish in the Sea - 2017

by Philip C. Stead

Did you hear about little Amy Scott? She got a goldfish for her birthday and then just threw it in the ocean! That doesn't seem right.
I guess Sherman and Sadie will have to go save little Ellsworth (every fish deserves a proper name) on their own. They'll need:
A boat
Fishing gear
Twenty-one pink balloons
A bucket of paint
And
Appropriate headwear in case of weather―good or bad
Don't worry. Ellsworth is in good hands now, but what ever happened to little Amy...  read more »

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