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The great cheese robbery / by Tim Warnes.
The great cheese robbery /  by Tim Warnes.
Patrick Elephant is scared of lots of things, like the dark and the fluff under the sofa. His daddy isn't scared of anything - except mice! So when a mouse posing as a cheese inspector tries to steal the elephants' cheese, Daddy is too terrified to stop him! Can little Patrick Elephant save the cheese - and his father?--Amazon.com.


When you need a friend / by Suzanne Chiew ; illustrated by Caroline Pedler.
When you need a friend /  by Suzanne Chiew ; illustrated by Caroline Pedler.


Little Bird, be quiet! / by Kirsten Hall ; illustrated by Sabina Gibson.
Little Bird, be quiet! /  by Kirsten Hall ; illustrated by Sabina Gibson.
Little Bird loves to talk, but his constant questions, jokes, and facts exhaust his family and friends so he flies until his tiny wings will carry him no further and, in a brook, spies a little bird that listens to his every word without a peep.


You nest here with me / Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrations by Melissa Sweet.
You nest here with me /  Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrations by Melissa Sweet.
With rhyming text, this soothing bedtime book is an ode to baby birds everywhere and sleepy children home safe in their own beds. As a mother describes to her child how many species of birds nest, from pigeons on concrete ledges to owls in oak tree boles to swallows above barn doors.


The Wren and the Sparrow / J. Patrick Lewis ; illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg.
The Wren and the Sparrow /  J. Patrick Lewis ; illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg.
An allegorical tale about Nazi occupied Poland in which a town's residents are forced to turn over their musical instruments. A young student rescues the hurdy-gurdy of her teacher, who has presumably befallen a terrible fate, and later, a young boy finds the instrument and intends to pass it--and the importance of remembering--on to his future grandchildren--


Spectacular spots / written and illustrated by Susan Stockdale.
Spectacular spots /  written and illustrated by Susan Stockdale.
Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal.--


Hiccupotamus / by Steve Smallman ; illustrated by Ada Grey.
Hiccupotamus /  by Steve Smallman ; illustrated by Ada Grey.


The red bicycle : the extraordinary story of one ordinary bicycle / written by Jude Isabella ; illustrated by Simone Shin.
The red bicycle : the extraordinary story of one ordinary bicycle / written by Jude Isabella ; illustrated by Simone Shin.


The first slodge / by Jeanne Willis ; illustrated by Jenni Desmond.
The first slodge /  by Jeanne Willis ; illustrated by Jenni Desmond.
Once upon a slime, there was a Slodge. The first Slodge in the universe. She saw the first moon and stars, the first fruits and flowers. Mine, all mine! she said. But what if there was not just one Slodge, but two? A wonderfully original and witty picture book from the award-winning author, Jeanne Willis (Who's in the Loo? andThe Bog Baby). This humorous exploration of sharing and friendship carries an important message: that the world belongs to everyone.


Meet Dizzy Dinosaur! / by Jack Tickle.
Meet Dizzy Dinosaur! /  by Jack Tickle.
Dizzy Dinosaur loves to have fun! But sometimes he's a little bit silly. A wonderfully interactive book, packed with moments for tickling, shaking, and shouting.. -- p.4 of cover.


Chicken bedtime is really early / written by Erica S. Perl ; illustrated by George Bates.
Chicken bedtime is really early /  written by Erica S. Perl ; illustrated by George Bates.
Rhyming text describes how different animal mothers and fathers get their young ones ready for bed on the farm.


The little mouse Santi / story by David Eugene Ray ; illustrated by Santiago Germano.
The little mouse Santi /  story by David Eugene Ray ; illustrated by Santiago Germano.
The little mouse Santi idolizes the cats on the farm. He practices his meows and kitty struts even when the other mice laugh at him. When Santi finally works up the courage to approach a cat for friendship, he is surprised by what happens.--Provided by publisher.


Mission: new baby : top secret info for big brothers & sisters / written by Susan Hood ; illustrated by Mary Lundquist.
Mission: new baby : top secret info for big brothers & sisters / written by Susan Hood ; illustrated by Mary Lundquist.
A secret agent's guide to welcoming a new sibling--


How do dinosaurs stay safe? / Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Mark Teague.
How do dinosaurs stay safe? /  Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Mark Teague.
A young dinosaur takes precautions in order to stay safe throughout the day, both at home and at play.


Hoot owl, master of disguise / Sean Taylor ; illustrated by Jean Jullien.
Hoot owl, master of disguise /  Sean Taylor ; illustrated by Jean Jullien.
Hoot owl flies through the night and assumes numerous disguises in order to catch a meal.


Nobody's perfect / David Elliott ; illustrated by Sam Zuppardi.
Nobody's perfect /  David Elliott ; illustrated by Sam Zuppardi.
A young boy reflects on the idea that nobody is perfect, including the other members of his family, but decides that, on the whole, with a little patience, they come close.


Click, clack, peep! / Doreen Cronin ; illustrated by Betsy Lewin.
Click, clack, peep! /  Doreen Cronin ; illustrated by Betsy Lewin.
All of the barnyard animals are excited about the arrival of a new duckling, until the noisy little one refuses to go to sleep.


There's this Thing / Connah Brecon.
There's this Thing /  Connah Brecon.
There is a Thing that a little girl would like to know better, but she is not very brave and does not know how to ask, so she tries sending an invitation, trapping the Thing, and more with no luck.


Alef is for Abba / by Rebecca Kafka ; Illustrated by Constanza Basaluzzo.
Alef is for Abba /  by Rebecca Kafka ; Illustrated by Constanza Basaluzzo.
A young family interacts doing everyday tasks like going to the store, getting dressed and eating while Hebrew words are revealed to the reader--


Ziggy's big idea / by Ilana Long ; illustrated by Rasa Joni.
Ziggy's big idea /  by Ilana Long ; illustrated by Rasa Joni.
Ziggy is a little boy with a lot of big ideas that have not turned out well, but when Moishe the baker asks him to find a way to make boiled buns that are not undercooked in the center Ziggy is up for the challenge.


999 frogs and a little brother / Ken Kimura, Yasunari Murakami.
999 frogs and a little brother /  Ken Kimura, Yasunari Murakami.
When the little tadpole becomes a frog, he and his frog brothers save his friend baby crayfish from a big snake.


Little Puffin's first flight / written by Jonathan London ; illustrated by Jon Van Zyle.
Little Puffin's first flight /  written by Jonathan London ; illustrated by Jon Van Zyle.
Follows a family of puffins from the time the parents greet one another off the coast of Alaska and prepare to raise a family, through the care of their fragile egg and ravenous chick, to Little Puffin's first flight across and into the sea. Includes facts about puffins.


Show me happy / Kathryn Madeline Allen ; photographs by Eric Futran.
Show me happy /  Kathryn Madeline Allen ; photographs by Eric Futran.
Explores simple actions and concepts that children learn as they start to socialize and communicate--


Love always everywhere / Sarah Massini.
Love always everywhere /  Sarah Massini.
A simple look at the universality of love--


Sammy Spider's first mitzvah / Sylvia A. Rouss ; illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn.
Sammy Spider's first mitzvah /  Sylvia A. Rouss ; illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn.
Sammy Spider visits a sick friend and learns about doing good deeds.


Mariama : different but just the same / Jerónimo Cornelles & Nívola Uyá ; English translation by Jon Brokenbrow.
Mariama : different but just the same / Jerónimo Cornelles & Nívola Uyá ; English translation by Jon Brokenbrow.
Everything's new for Mariama after a long journey by car, train, boat, and plane from Africa. She's going to discover a world where the streets, her school, and the food are all different. But what about the people?


 

 

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