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What cats think / Mies van Hout ; text by John Spray.

What cats think /  Mies van Hout ; text by John Spray.
What do cats think when they get caught in the rain, or when a bird is just out of reach? If they could tell us, their voices would be full of charisma and attitude ... Free verse from author John Spray pairs ... with the ... art of ... illustrator Mies van Hout in this ... tribute to cats--Publisher marketing.


Sisters first / Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush ; illustrated by Ramona Kaulitzki.

Sisters first /  Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush ; illustrated by Ramona Kaulitzki.
A young girl receives her wish of getting a baby sister, and as the siblings become inseparable, playing and dancing together, they make one another smarter and braver.


How to catch a dragon / Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton.

How to catch a dragon /  Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton.
A real, wily dragon winds through streets in China, eluding the traps set by a group of children during the Chinese New Year celebration.


Good night, Little Blue Truck / Alice Schertle ; illustrated in the style of Jill McElmurry by John Joseph.

Good night, Little Blue Truck /  Alice Schertle ; illustrated in the style of Jill McElmurry by John Joseph.
A storm is brewing and Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are hurrying home for bed. But who can sleep with all that racket? It's not long before other friends show up seeking safety from the storm. Thunder and lightening sure can be scary, but it's easy to be brave together. When the clouds roll on and the sky is clear, it's all aboard for a bedtime ride! Beep! Beep! Shhh.


Not a bean / Claudia Guadalupe Martínez ; illustrated by David Diaz.

Not a bean /  Claudia Guadalupe Martínez ; illustrated by David Diaz.
A Mexican jumping bean isn't a bean at all. It's a fascinating home and food source for a special kind of caterpillar! -- amazon.com


Daniel's potty time / adapted by Alexandra Cassel Schwartz ; written by Syndi Shumer ;poses and layouts by Jason Frucher.

Daniel's potty time /  adapted by Alexandra Cassel Schwartz ; written by Syndi Shumer ;poses and layouts by Jason Frucher.
Do you have to go potty? Maybe yes? Maybe no? Daniel Tiger is so excited for his day that he doesn't want to go to the potty. But then he learns that it's important to sit and try to go--Page [4] of cover.


C jumped over three pots and a pan and landed smack in the garbage can! / written by Pamela Jane ; illustrated by Hina Imtiaz.

C jumped over three pots and a pan and landed smack in the garbage can! /  written by Pamela Jane ; illustrated by Hina Imtiaz.
The letters of the alphabet team up to rescue C, who is stuck in a garbage can --


A is for Audra : Broadway's leading ladies from A to Z / written by John Robert Allman ; illustrated by Peter Emmerich.

A is for Audra : Broadway's leading ladies from A to Z / written by John Robert Allman ; illustrated by Peter Emmerich.
An alphabetical celebration of the leading ladies of Broadway!--


My first 101 things that go.

My first 101 things that go.
Familiar Sesame Street characters use pictures and words to introduce young children to a wide variety of transportation forms, from school buses to sleds to space shuttles.


You are home with me / Sarah Asper-Smith ; illustrated by Mitchell Watley.

You are home with me /  Sarah Asper-Smith ; illustrated by Mitchell Watley.
Intersperses facts about different animals and birds with reassurances that a parent would take care of a child and make a home for him or her, no matter what.


Private I in . . .The upper case : trouble in Capital City / written by Tara Lazar ; illustrations by Ross MacDonald.

Private I in . . .The upper case : trouble in Capital City / written by Tara Lazar ; illustrations by Ross MacDonald.
When upper case letters disappear from Capital City, Question Mark calls on Private I to investigate.


Juno Valentine and the fantastic fashion adventure / written by Eva Chen ; illustrated by Derek Desierto.

Juno Valentine and the fantastic fashion adventure /  written by Eva Chen ; illustrated by Derek Desierto.
It's school picture day and Juno Valentine is having a fashion emergency! Her mom wants her to wear fabulous florals, her dad wants her to wear rainbow ruffles, but Juno's not sure what to choose. And just when Juno thinks her conundrum couldn't get any more complicated, her little brother, Finn, disappears into the magical hall of shoes! In an epic chase through time, Juno gets some help from female icons like Simone Biles, Audrey Hepburn, Annie Oakley, and Michelle Obama. Along the way, she discovers the self-confidence she needs to express herself in her own magical way. -- Amazon.


The space walk / by Brian Biggs.

The space walk /  by Brian Biggs.
When Astronaut Randolph Witherspoon takes a walk--a space walk, that is!--he doesn't hear Ground Control's order to not talk to strangers and winds up making a new friend--


Kai and the Monkey King / Joe Todd Stanton.

Kai and the Monkey King /  Joe Todd Stanton.
When Kai grows tired of her bookish mum not being adventurous enough for a Brownstone, she decides to seek out the mischievous and rebellious Monkey King - who she's always been told to stay away from. Will he bring her the adventure she craves, or will he cause her more trouble than he's worth? Read the latest story from the mythical Brownstone's family vault where we venture to China and learn about the story of the Monkey King, meet magical gods, taste powerful peaches and see that maybe our heroes aren't always what they're cracked up to be.


Oscar seeks a friend / Paweł Pawlak ; translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.

Oscar seeks a friend /  Paweł Pawlak ; translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.
A skeleton and a girl meet over a missing tooth and discover a friendship.


Ruby's sword / by Jacqueline Véissid ; illustrated by Paola Zakimi.

Ruby's sword /  by Jacqueline Véissid ; illustrated by Paola Zakimi.
Ruby wants to play with her older brothers, but they always ignore her and leave her out of their games--but when Ruby starts to build her own castle she discovers a way to make her brothers want to play with her.


My singing Nana / written by Pat Mora ; illustrated by Alyssa Bermudez.

My singing Nana /  written by Pat Mora ; illustrated by Alyssa Bermudez.
Billy's beloved Nana's memory is failing but they are always amigos, so when disaster strikes the day of the family's big summer show, Billy finds a way he and Nana can save the day.


Max's box / written by Brian Wray ; illustrated by Shiloh Penfield.

Max's box /  written by Brian Wray ; illustrated by Shiloh Penfield.
Max's parents give him a very special gift: a tiny, magical box that will hold everything, from his toys to his feelings. Max learns, however, that feelings can't be put away as easily as toys. Each negative emotion he feels--anger, embarrassment, sadness, loneliness--gets added to the box, which grows and grows. Eventually it is so large that it keeps him from doing what he loves, like riding his bike and climbing trees. With some help from his friends and family, Max is able to turn the box into something beautiful and let it go. A parents' guide explains how well-intentioned adults often encourage children, especially young boys, to ignore and put away their feelings instead of learning to fully live with them. This simple but powerful story not only teaches children how to control their emotions but discourages suppressing them, the illustrations becoming more colorful and vibrant as Max moves out from his box's shadow.


Dream : with Sesame Street / words by Susanna Leonard Hill ; pictures by Marybeth Nelson.

Dream : with Sesame Street / words by Susanna Leonard Hill ; pictures by Marybeth Nelson.
From the beginning of a dream, through all of the trials and challenges, and finally at its realization, your beloved Sesame Street friends offer advice and encouragement in Dream to remind you to dream big, believe in yourself, and never give up--because all that you need for success is already in you!


I am perfectly designed / Karamo Brown and Jason "Rachel" Brown ; illustrated by Anoosha Syed.

I am perfectly designed /  Karamo Brown and Jason
A father and son share a day in the city and a conversation about what they love about each other.


Chapter two is missing! / by Josh Lieb ; drawn by Kevin Cornell.

Chapter two is missing! /  by Josh Lieb ; drawn by Kevin Cornell.
Chapter Two is Missing is a hilarious picture book mystery starring a hopelessly lost narrator, an unqualified detective, and a very sneaky janitor, who are all surprised to discover that second chapter of the very book of which they are a part is--gasp--missing! Do not be alarmed, but the second chapter of this book appears to be missing! It was here a minute ago, but now it seems to have simply walked off. Not only that, but some of the punctuation has gone topsy-turvy, a bunch of letter Ms are hiding in Chapter 5, and Chapter 45 appears to be from another book entirely! The narrator is going to need some assistance getting things in order, especially with the unhelpful detective who keeps butting in and that shifty janitor lurking about. Luckily he has you-the reader-to help! From Emmy winning comedy writer and producer Josh Lieb, Chapter Two is Missing is a hilarious whodunit, an irreverent look at storytelling, and perfect for fans of Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) and The Book With No Pictures.--


The shortest day / Susan Cooper ; illustrated by Carson Ellis.

The shortest day /  Susan Cooper ; illustrated by Carson Ellis.
A celebration of the winter solstice and the Yuletide season. As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit candles. They played music, bringing their own light to the darkness, while wondering if the sun would ever rise again. Written for a theatrical production that has become a ritual in itself, Susan Cooper's poem The Shortest Day captures the magic behind the returning of the light, the yearning for traditions that connect us with generations that have gone before-- and the hope for peace that we carry into the future. Richly illustrated by Carson Ellis with a universality that spans the centuries, this beautiful book evokes the joy and community found in the ongoing mystery of life when we celebrate light, thankfulness, and festivity at a time of rebirth. Welcome Yule!


Arithmechicks add up : a math story / Ann Marie Stephens ; illustrated by Jia Liu.

Arithmechicks add up : a math story / Ann Marie Stephens ; illustrated by Jia Liu.
As the Arithmechicks slide down the slide, swing on the swings, and play hide-and-seek, they don't realize that a lonely mouse is copying them, longing to join in. However, when their basketball becomes stuck, the chicks discover that a two-inch-tall new friend is exactly what they need. In this heartwarming story, there are many ways to add up ten cheerful chicks--but a new friend is what makes them cheer. The book includes a helpful glossary that defines the eight arithmetic strategies the chicks use throughout the story, providing a playful introduction to essential math for young children and their caregivers.--Amazon.


Henry and Bea / Jessixa Bagley.

Henry and Bea /  Jessixa Bagley.
When Bea's best friend, Henry, seems sad and stops talking to her, she gently tries to find out what is wrong.--


The buddy bench / written by B.D. Cottleston ; illustrated by Hazel Quintanilla.

The buddy bench /  written by B.D. Cottleston ; illustrated by Hazel Quintanilla.
On a surprisingly snowy day in Texas, a young student finds himself braving recess alone. That is until he spots a new face sitting on the school's Buddy Bench. After a quick introduction, the two spend their recess discovering fun ways to enjoy the snow. By the end of recess, both kids leave the playground with a brand new friend.


 

 

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