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Introducing Teddy : a gentle story about gender and friendship / by Jess Walton ; illustrated by Dougal MacPherson.
Introducing Teddy : a gentle story about gender and friendship / by Jess Walton ; illustrated by Dougal MacPherson.
Errol's best friend and teddy, Thomas, is sad because he wishes he were a girl, not a boy teddy, but what only matters to both of them is that they are friends.


Mamasaurus / Stephan Lomp.
Mamasaurus /  Stephan Lomp.
Babysaurus is looking for his mamasaurus and meets different prehistoric animals along the way.


I love you always / Astrid Desbordes ; [illustrations by Pauline Martin] ; translated by Noelia Hobeika.
I love you always /  Astrid Desbordes ; [illustrations by Pauline Martin] ; translated by Noelia Hobeika.
With a simple question, “Mom, will you love me my whole life?” Archibald sparks the most honest and relatable of answers from his mother, who goes on to tell her son about all the moments in life through which she loves him. “I love you when you behave and when your good behavior doesnt last” and “I love you when you look your best and when youre feeling your worst” are some of the scenes author Astrid Desbordes and illustrator Pauline Martin succeed in depicting with heartwarming candidness. A refreshing take on a timeless subject, I Love You Always beautifully recounts a mothers unconditional love for her child--Publisher.


When your elephant comes to play / Ale Barba.
When your elephant comes to play /  Ale Barba.
A young boy must figure out how to entertain his large elephant friend--


Where's the party? / by Ruth Chan.
Where's the party? /  by Ruth Chan.
Georgie the cat loves to throw parties but this time, not one of his friends can come.


Beard boy / John Flannery ; illustrated by Steven Weinberg.
Beard boy /  John Flannery ; illustrated by Steven Weinberg.
Young Ben wants a beard of his very own so he can look like the coolest guy around--his dad--


The best days are dog days / by Aaron Meshon.
The best days are dog days /  by Aaron Meshon.
From playtime to naptime, a dog and his girl do everything together as they spend the day exploring their neighborhood with the girl's mother and father.


Follow me! / Ellie Sandall.
Follow me! /  Ellie Sandall.
Follow the lemurs, as they chase, hunt, and play.


Dino-swimming / Lisa Wheeler ; illustrations by Barry Gott.
Dino-swimming /  Lisa Wheeler ; illustrations by Barry Gott.
Plant-eating dinosaurs compete against meat-eating dinosaurs at a swimming meet.


The seven princesses / Smiljana Coh.
The seven princesses /  Smiljana Coh.
Once upon a time, there were seven princess sisters who did everything together, from horseback riding to jumping in royal leaf piles to throwing legendary piñata parties. But one day, they had the biggest fight in the entire history of princess fighting. There was no worse sound than the sound of this fight. Will the sisters ever find a way to fill their kingdom with sounds of laughter and playing again? Princesses of all sizes will royally delight in this modern-day fairy tale of sibling rivalry, adventure, and unconditional sisterly love.


Hensel and Gretel, ninja chicks / by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Rebecca J. Gomez ; illustrated by Dan Santat.
Hensel and Gretel, ninja chicks /  by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Rebecca J. Gomez ; illustrated by Dan Santat.
Ninja sisters Hensel and Gretel must rescue their parents from the cornbread cottage of a wily fox.


Where do steam trains sleep at night? / by Brianna Caplan Sayres ; illustrated by Christian Slade.
Where do steam trains sleep at night? /  by Brianna Caplan Sayres ; illustrated by Christian Slade.
Imagines the bedtime rituals of different types of trains--


A dark, dark cave / written by Eric Hoffman ; illustrated by Corey R. Tabor.
A dark, dark cave /  written by Eric Hoffman ; illustrated by Corey R. Tabor.
Two young siblings explore a cave filled with shining eyes, giant paws, and strange noises until a beam of light reveals the cave's secrets.


Before I wake up... / Britta Teckentrup.
Before I wake up... /  Britta Teckentrup.
A young girl falls asleep and travels in her dreams through the sky, down to the oceans depths, and into a jungle. She is accompanied by a lion friend, who eases her fears, gives her confidence, and helps her explore the world around her. Along the way she meets whales, jellyfish, grizzly bears and wolves. Then it is time for the moon balloon to take the girl home to her bed, where she awakes, snuggled safely next to the lion, who returns to being a stuffed toy. The gently told story reassures children that they are never alone, even in their dreams. Exquisitely produced, this book is certain to become a pre-bedtime favorite for children and their parents.


A fairy friend / written by Sue Fliess ; illustrated by Claire Keane.
A fairy friend /  written by Sue Fliess ; illustrated by Claire Keane.
Fairies are all around us, and if you want to have one come to you, build a fairy house to have a fairy visit.


Grandad's island / Benji Davies.
Grandad's island /  Benji Davies.
At the bottom of Syd's garden, through the gate and past the tree, is Grandad's house. Syd can let himself in any time he likes. But one day when Syd comes to call, Grandad isn't in any of the usual places. He's in the attic, where he ushers Syd through a door, and the two of them journey to a wild, beautiful island awash in color where Grandad decides he will remain. So Syd hugs Grandad one last time and sets sail for home. Visiting Grandad's house at the bottom of the garden again, he finds it just the same as its always been -- except that Grandad isn't there anymore. Sure to provide comfort to young children struggling to understand loss, Benji Davies's tale is a sensitive and beautiful reminder that our loved ones live on in our memories long after they're gone.--


Everyone... / Christopher Silas Neal.
Everyone... /  Christopher Silas Neal.
Journey with a young boy as he explores the full range of emotions that everyone feels.


House mouse, Senate mouse / by Peter W. Barnes and Cheryl Shaw Barnes.
House mouse, Senate mouse /  by Peter W. Barnes and Cheryl Shaw Barnes.
The Squeaker of the House and the Senate Mouse-jority Leader have a big job to do: Miss Tuftmore's second grade class in Moussouri has written Congress with an idea for a law to declare a National Cheese! But in a big country, it's not always easy to get everyone to agree on an important issue.


Harry and Walter / written by Kathy Stinson ; illustrated by Qin Leng.
Harry and Walter /  written by Kathy Stinson ; illustrated by Qin Leng.
Harry may be four and three-quarters and Walter may be ninety-two and a half, but that doesn't stop them from being best friends--Publisher.


Pinny in summer / written by Joanne Schwartz ; illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant.
Pinny in summer /  written by Joanne Schwartz ; illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant.
On a long, lazy summer day, Pinny searches for a wishing rock, watches the clouds and picks wild blueberries with her friends, feeds a seagull and bakes a cake. This engaging story reveals the joy to be found in nature and an unstructured life. Pinny explores her world freely, and her small setbacks and triumphs will be familiar to many young readers.--Dust jacket.


Rosie the raven / Helga Bansch.
Rosie the raven /  Helga Bansch.
When the last egg in the ravens nest hatches, little Rosie, a girl, emerges who tries unsuccessfully to do whatever her feathered brothers and sisters do, but finally she realizes there are certain things that only she can do.


Tractor Mac teamwork / Billy Steers.
Tractor Mac teamwork /  Billy Steers.
When building a community swimming pond, Tractor Mac and his friends on the farm discover that teamwork makes all the difference.


A dog like that! / by Janene Cooper ; illustrated by Evie Kemp.
A dog like that! /  by Janene Cooper ; illustrated by Evie Kemp.


Over the ocean / Taro Gomi.
Over the ocean /  Taro Gomi.
A young girl gazes out over the horizon, and wonders what lands lie beyond the ocean, and what the people are like who live in those lands.


Why do cats have tails? / wriiten by David Ling ; illustrated by Stephanie Thatcher.
Why do cats have tails? /  wriiten by David Ling ; illustrated by Stephanie Thatcher.


Douglas, you need glasses! / Ged Adamson.
Douglas, you need glasses! /  Ged Adamson.
After visiting the eye doctor, a near-sighted dog gets glasses.


Excellent Ed / by Stacy McAnulty ; illustrated by Julia Sarcone-Roach.
Excellent Ed /  by Stacy McAnulty ; illustrated by Julia Sarcone-Roach.
Everyone in the Ellis family is excellent, except Ed the dog, who is determined to find something at which he, too, can excel.


Lucy Ladybug / Sharon King-Chai.
Lucy Ladybug /  Sharon King-Chai.
As spotless Lucy Ladybug flies through the seasons, she acquires some spots, only to find her new spots are different from the other ladybugs.


It was so quiet I could hear a pin drop / Andy Goodman.
It was so quiet I could hear a pin drop /  Andy Goodman.
Listen carefully! What do you hear? The wind in the trees or busy bees buzzing? The elephants stampeding or the volcano exploding?--Jacket.


Superhero instruction manual / by Kristy Dempsey ; illustrated by Mark Fearing.
Superhero instruction manual /  by Kristy Dempsey ; illustrated by Mark Fearing.
A little boy who is disappointed by the seven steps in his Superhero Instruction Guide gets a glimpse of true heroism.


The sword in the stove / story and pictures by Frank W. Dormer.
The sword in the stove /  story and pictures by Frank W. Dormer.
A quirky picture book in the spirit of Monty Python about two bumbling knights who keep finding objects in a stove (a sword, a shield, a helmet) ... objects that ominously belong to their missing friend Harold--


Extremely cute animals operating heavy machinery / written and illustrated by David Gordon.
Extremely cute animals operating heavy machinery /  written and illustrated by David Gordon.
When bullies try to stop the extremely cute animals from building their sand castle they band together to build something bigger and better--


The blobfish book / Jessica Olien.
The blobfish book /  Jessica Olien.
Did you know that the deepest parts of the ocean are over one mile deeptoo far down for any sunlight to reach? Thats where Blobfish lives. But this book isnt about Blobfish...or is it?--Publisher.


Chicken in space / by Adam Lehrhaupt ; illustrated by Shahar Kober.
Chicken in space /  by Adam Lehrhaupt ; illustrated by Shahar Kober.
An adventurous chicken and her pig friend travel to what they believe is outer space, fueled by their imaginations--


Three little words / by Amy Novesky ; illustrated by Grace Lee.
Three little words /  by Amy Novesky ; illustrated by Grace Lee.
A book about perseverance and determination features illustrations depicting Dory and the other characters from the new Disney Pixar film.


My cousin Momo / Zachariah OHora.
My cousin Momo /  Zachariah OHora.
When Momo the flying squirrel arrives for a much-anticipated visit with his cousins, they think Momo is no fun until they try doing things his way.


One big family / written by Marc Harshman ; illustrated by Sara Palacios.
One big family /  written by Marc Harshman ; illustrated by Sara Palacios.
A family reunion brings surprises, laughter, adventures and love.


Gator dad / written and illustrated by Brian Lies.
Gator dad /  written and illustrated by Brian Lies.
From seemingly mundane tasks such as grocery shopping to more active pursuits like a romp at the park and fort-building, a loving and playful father alligator shows his gator kids that the simplest pleasures done together can make for an incredibly fun day--


Dario and the whale / Cheryl Lawton Malone ; pictures by Bistra Masseva.
Dario and the whale /  Cheryl Lawton Malone ; pictures by Bistra Masseva.
A lonely boy spending his first summer at Cape Cod and a right whale calf who has migrated to the area with his mother become unlikely friends.


Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf : a story about bullying / by Jeanie Franz Ransom ; illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin.
Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf : a story about bullying / by Jeanie Franz Ransom ; illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin.
Big Red Riding Hood has been bullying Little Bitty Wolf since she moved into the neighborhood and his parents' advice does not help, but their school counselor, Mr. Know-It-Owl, makes a comment that just might set things right.


A tattle-tell tale : a story about getting help / written by Kathryn Cole ; illustrated by Qin Leng.
A tattle-tell tale : a story about getting help / written by Kathryn Cole ; illustrated by Qin Leng.
A young boy is being bullied at school. He doesn't want to tattle but he finds there is a difference in tattling and asking for help.


We came to America / Faith Ringgold.
We came to America /  Faith Ringgold.
Celebrates United States immigration and the country's diverse immigrant heritage.


Manners are not for monkeys! / written by Heather Tekavec ; illustrated by David Huyck.
Manners are not for monkeys! /  written by Heather Tekavec ; illustrated by David Huyck.
Mother Monkey is not happy when the little monkeys use good manners and the children who visit the zoo are not happy with well-behaved monkeys.


Freddy the Frogcaster and the terrible tornado / by Janice Dean "The Weather Machine" ; illustrated by Russ Cox.
Freddy the Frogcaster and the terrible tornado /  by Janice Dean


Little home bird / Jo Empson.
Little home bird /  Jo Empson.
Little Bird loves everything about his home. He's surrounded by his favorite branch, his favorite food, his favorite view and his favorite music. Why on earth would he want to change anything, even when his brother tells him that they must? Discover how Little Bird ends up finding happiness in his new home from home in this beautifully illustrated picture book. Perfect for all children who love home, however many they may have.


You are my best friend / Tatsuya Miyanishi ; translation by Mariko Shii Gharbi.
You are my best friend /  Tatsuya Miyanishi ; translation by Mariko Shii Gharbi.
Once upon a time a violent, mean, selfish Tyrannosaurus roamed the land, and all the other animals feared him. One day, while chasing other animals, the Tyrannosaurus falls into the ocean. The Elasmosaurus, who lives in the sea, saves his life, and the Tyrannosaurus says “thank you” for the very first time. From that day, the land creature and the sea creature become best friends. The author, Tatsuya Miyanishi, delivers a heartwarming story about friendship with vivid, brightly colored illustrations and endearingly drawn characters.--Publisher's description.


 

 

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