Toucan can MacIver, Juliette, 1972- author.
A mad-cap, wacky picture book frolic with Toucan as he demonstrates all the things he can do! A tongue-twisting, high-energy, ludicrous rhyme full of hilarity and off-the-wall characters. Toucan can do lots of things. Toucan dances, Toucan sings. Toucan bangs a frying pan. Can YOU do what Toucan can?
Hooray for hat! Won, Brian.
Elephant wakes up in a grumpy mood, but a present on his doorstep--a hat--cheers him and he sets out to greet his neighbors who all, it seems, need hats of their own.
Me and my big mouse Long, Ethan, author, illustrator.
Abuelo Dorros, Arthur.
"Together, a young boy and his abuelo (grandfather) go camping, ride horses, and even confront a mountain lion. Soon, the boy's family moves to the city from the country, away from Abuelo, and it is the boy's memories that help him adjust to his new life"--
I love you too Marley, Ziggy, author.
Based on song lyrics by the author, this volume illustrates many of the ways love is expressed by exploring children's relationships with parents, grandparents, and nature.
Don't turn the page! Burk, Rachelle, author.
"Sammy knows that the end of story time means bedtime. 'Don't turn the page,' he repeatedly tells his mother. But curiosity continues to get the best of him, and he wants to know what happens next as his mother reads him the story of Little Bear"--
My red balloon Yamada, Kazuaki, 1961- author., illustrator.
"A little girl begins a happy bus outing with her beautiful red balloon. But when the balloon suddenly flies away, the bus driver and a passenger bear gallantly help follow the balloon. A wild chase begins and along the way a rabbit, a polar bear, a penguin, and a giraffe all join in to help as they follow the wayward balloon. And when a bird pecks the balloon with its beak, the result makes all their effort seem in vain, but the little girl's new friends once again come to the rescue with just the right words of comfort."--Publisher's description.
Big bad bubble Rubin, Adam, 1983-
With gentle prodding from the narrator and help from the reader, four monsters are led to face their greatest fear--bubbles.
Down by the barn Hillenbrand, Will, author, illustrator.
Ride with the tractor driver around the farm to pick up all of the animals.
The Pullman porter : an American journey Oelschlager, Vanita, author.
Porters worked in early train cars, looking at, listening to, and learning from their predominantly white passengers. They read the newspapers passengers left behind, listen to conversations, and begin to talk to one another. The porter learned how important education was for children and how important it was to take this message home to his children, eventually landing at the forefront of the civil rights movement.
Tuesday tucks me in : the loyal bond between a soldier and his service dog Montalván, Luis Carlos.
"Based on the New York Times bestseller, UNTIL TUESDAY, this full-color picture book filled with adorable photographs tells the story of the amazing service dog who helps former U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalván overcome his combat-related wounds"--
Let's have a Daddy Day Kingsbury, Karen.
A father describes several possibilities for sharing special time with his son and daughter, but finally realizes that just playing and laughing together are fun and will be remembered warmly.
Home Baker, Jeannie.
A wordless picture book that observes the changes in a neighborhood from before a girl is born until she is an adult, as it first decays and then is renewed by the efforts of the residents.
Michael Recycle Bethel, Ellie.
Michael Recycle, the green-caped crusader, visits the town of Abberdoo-Rimey and proves to the residents that recycling can actually be fun.
Glad monster, sad monster : a book about feelings Emberley, Ed.
Monsters of different colors explain what makes them feel glad, sad, loving, worried, silly, and angry. Fold-out masks encourage readers to talk about their feelings.
The Berenstain bears visit the dentist Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.
Sister and Brother get some needed dental attention.
The Recess Queen O'Neill, Alexis, 1949-
Mean Jean is the biggest bully on the school playground until a new girl arrives and challenges Jean's status as the Recess Queen.
The little school bus Cuyler, Margery.
A happy little school bus and Driver Bob wake up early to pick up children, drop them off at school, then head to the garage for some minor repairs.
The pout-pout fish goes to school Diesen, Deborah, author.
Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.
My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not) Brown, Peter, 1979- author, illustrator.
Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.
Chu's first day of school Gaiman, Neil, author.
On the first day of school, a young panda learns about the special things his animal classmates can do.
There was an old sailor Saxby, Claire, author.
The tale of an old salty sailor who swallows a krill which makes him ill, and who cures his terrible bellyache by eating each animal in the sea, one after another. This is a nautical take on the beloved childhood rhyme "There was an old lady who swallowed a fly."
Tony Baloney. Buddy trouble Ryan, Pam Muñoz.
Tony and his big sister can go to the indoor camping event, Books and Buddies, if they are good--but being polite and helping each other for a whole day is difficult for this brother and sister.
Superman : the story of the man of steel Cosentino, Ralph.
Presents the life story of the superhero known as the Man of Steel.
Mister Bud wears the cone Goodrich, Carter, author, illustrator.
"Mister Bud and Zorro have learned how to get along. They made it through Zorro's outfit. But now Mister Bud has to wear...the cone"--
Wonder Woman : the story of the Amazon princess Cosentino, Ralph.
Wonder Woman tells how she came to be the protector of humankind, who her enemies are, and how she keeps her identity secret.
Whaley Whale Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.
The reader is invited to find Whaley Whale's hiding place.
The troublemaker Castillo, Lauren, author, illustrator.
After playing a trick on his sister by stealing her toy rabbit, a mischievous little boy wonders who the new troublemaker is when his toy raccoon disappears.
Sleepyheads Howatt, Sandra J.
"Drowsy animal babies snuggle in trees, caves, weeds, and on waves, but one sleepyhead isn't yet in his bed"--
Norman, speak! Adderson, Caroline, 1963- author.
After a family adopts a dog from a local shelter, they cannot understand why he doesn't respond to commands, until a chance encounter in the dog park reveals that their new dog only understands Chinese.
A mom for Umande Faulconer, Maria Fasal.
Because his own mother is too young to take care of him, Umande, a newborn gorilla, is fed and cuddled by human zookeepers until a surrogate mother is found.
Swamp chomp Schaefer, Lola M., 1950-
In the rippling waters of a swamp, mosquitoes fly and hum, dragonflies swoop and drone, and other creatures live their interwoven lives. Includes facts about swamps and food chains.
Whoosh and Chug! Braun, Sebastien, author, illustrator.
"Some trains may think fast is best, but only slow and steady Chug can save the day"--
Surprise Hout, Mies van.
Colorful birds and their chicks depict the different stages of parenthood, such as caring, comforting, teasing and letting go.
The promise Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
On a mean street in a mean, broken city, a young girl tries to snatch an old woman's bag. But the frail old woman, holding on with the strength of heroes, says the thief can't have it without giving something in return: the promise. It is the beginning of a journey that will change the thieving girl's life--and a chance to change the world, for good.
Queen on Wednesday Swiatkowska, Gabi, author, illustrator.
When Thelma is bored, she decides to become a queen but the responsibilities are so great that she soon has a royal headache.
Princess wannabe Lammle, Leslie, author, illustrator.
After magically entering her bedtime fairy tale book, Fern discovers what it is like to be a princess.
Darren Farrell presents Thank you, Octopus. Farrell, Darren, author, illustrator.
Octopus helps his buddy get ready for bed, but in most unusual ways.
Soccer star Javaherbin, Mina, author.
Just in time for the World Cup, an inspiring story of a Brazilian boy who dreams of being a soccer star and the sister who steps in to help his team win a game.
The night before Mother's Day Wing, Natasha.
It's the night before Mother's Day, and Dad and the kids are determined to show Mom just how much they love her. They whip up a cake from scratch, and offer a special coupon for a day at the spa, right in their own kitchen!
Puss & boots Imai, Ayano, author, illustrator.
It's all about the shoes! A poor shoemaker and his cat lived together. Business was bad. 'Don't give up so easily,' advised the cat. 'Make me some beautiful boots, and I will do the rest!' This clever cat can deal with anything, even a shoe-loving monster. Ayano Imai's delightful twist on the classic Puss in Boots story, sees the loyal cat taking on a terrible monster--and winning.
Up in the air at the fair Hsu Lin, Amy, author.
Splat, Spike, and Plank can't wait to go to the fair. But when Kitten can't come, the friends are determined to bring her back the perfect gift.
Too cool for school Dean, Kim, 1969- author.
"Pete just can't decide which outfit to wear to school! He has so many options to choose from. Fans of Pete the Cat will enjoy Pete's creativity in choosing the coolest outfit" --
Monkey and elephant go gadding Schaefer, Carole Lexa, author.
Monkey and Elephant are very good friends, very good friends who look too nice to just stay at home. So they decide to go gadding. "Gadding?" said Elephant. "What's that?" "Gadding," said Monkey, "is walking along, looking around, finding something fun, stopping awhile, then moving on." Along the way, Monkey and Elephant meet up with some old friends, and three new ones, too. You never know what fun surprises you'll discover when you decide to go gadding!
Monster needs his sleep Czajak, Paul.
Monster needs to go to sleep but keeps finding things to stay awake for until, finally, he admits that he is afraid of the dark and gets help with his bedtime problem.
Oh so brave dragon Kirk, David, 1955-
Dragon knows he is supposed to be brave, because that's what dragons do. He's so brave and valiant, he's ready to try out his fearsome roar! But when he hears something that scares him, he turns to his forest friends to find the noise, and to help him be brave. Young readers will relate to Dragon's fears, and delight in his quest to be brave. Bestselling author/artist David Kirk, creator of the popular Miss Spider series, has created another beautiful, meaningful picture book to follow Oh So Tiny Bunny.
Batman : the story of the Dark Knight Cosentino, Ralph.
Wealthy Bruce Wayne relates how he became the costumed avenger known as Batman.
The monkey goes bananas Bloom, C. P., author.
Monkey, having spied a banana tree across the water, will stop at nothing to get a snack.
A perfect day for digging Best, Cari, author.
In the spring when trees unfreeze and grass grows green and pansies say, "Please plant me!" Nell and her dog, Rusty, can't wait to dig in dirt just right for digging. But Norman, their neighbor, says "Ewww!" to digging and dirt.
Veggies with wedgies Doodler, Todd H.
The vegetables in Farmer John's garden are intrigued when he hangs his underwear out to dry but when Corn, Potato, Beet, and the others pull things off the line and try them on, they are not at all comfortable.
Maisy plays soccer Cousins, Lucy, author.
"Maisy and her friends can't wait to play soccer! Maisy puts on her uniform, laces up her sneakers, and heads to the field. Charlie, Tallulah, and Dotty are on the blue team, while Maisy, Cyril, and Eddie are on the red. Let's play! Soon enough the game heats up, with plenty of action, excitement, and suspense. Who will be the first team to make a goal? Whatever the score, it's all in good fun, and everyone is still the best of friends at the end!" --
Pomelo's big adventure Badescu, Ramona, author.
"Pomelo leaves his garden for the first time and goes on an adventure into the wide world. He meets up with many obstacles, learns to feel safe on his own, and makes his first real friend"--
It's an orange aardvark! Hall, Michael, 1954- author, illustrator.
A carpenter ant drills a hole to see what is outside his stump, worrying his fellow ants, and when new holes reveal different colors they fabricate a story about the horrible beast that will soon attack. Pages have holes through which different parts of the illustrations can be seen.
The farmer's away! Baa! Neigh! Kennedy, Anne, 1955- author, illustrator.
A rhythmic story features a noisy menagerie of mischievous animals who go picnicking, jet skiing, and ballroom dancing in the farmer's absence.
Chandra's magic light : a story in Nepal Heine, Theresa.
Chandra and her sister Deena see a demonstration of a "magic light," a solar-powered lantern, at a market near their home in Nepal and are determined to buy one, knowing it will help their little brother's cough to stop using kerosene lamps. Includes facts about Nepal and a DIY solar energy project.
Big pigs Helakoski, Leslie, author, illustrator.
Three piglet brothers are determined to prove which one is the biggest.
Doctor White Goodall, Jane, 1934-
Every day, a small white dog goes to the hospital to visit sick children and help them recover.
Big bug Cole, Henry, 1955- author, illustrator.
Beginning with a bug, various objects are revealed as being big and small in comparison with other objects on a farm under the big, big sky.
Elmer and the whales McKee, David, author, illustrator.
When Elmer the patchwork elephant and his cousin Wilbur decide to go whale-watching, as their grandfather Eldo did at their age, their journey becomes far more of an adventure than they anticipated.
Lamby lamb Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.
The narrator uses reverse psychology to get a young sheep dressed.
Send for a superhero! Rosen, Michael, 1946- author.
A father reads his children a bedtime story about two villains whose plot to steal money and cover everything in slime is unsuccessfully countered by every superhero until Extremely Boring Man comes along with the power to put everyone to sleep.
The Underpants Zoo Sendelbach, Brian.
Invites the reader to visit a new zoo, where each of the animals sports underwear suited to his or her own personal style.
Zoo ah-choooo Mandel, Peter, 1957-
On a sleepy Sunday at the zoo, all the animals suddenly begin to sneeze.
Five trucks Floca, Brian, author.
Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff.
Cat napped! Hernandez, Leeza, author, illustrator.
A lost pet cat finds her way home with help from a kindly passerby and the animal shelter.
Books always everywhere Blatt, Jane, author.
A celebration of the many ways children interact with books.
Edgar's second word Vernick, Audrey.
After waiting for her baby brother to arrive, and then waiting for him to learn to talk, Hazel is disappointed in his first word.
Even monsters Smith, A. J. (Andy J.), author, illustrator.
"Everybody knows monsters can be, well, monsters. But did you know sometimes even monsters get scared? They can be sad, they can be kind, they can miss their mommies. Sometimes, they're just plain silly. And even monsters need to brush their teeth"--
Little Lola Saab, Julie.
After climbing aboard a school bus, a curious cat spends an enjoyable day at school.
The little bear book Browne, Anthony, 1946-
As Bear walks in the forest, with pencil in hand, he meets several grumpy forest dwellers and knows just what to do for them.
Daytime nighttime Low, William.
Introduces animals ranging from butterflies and rabbits to fireflies and frogs, as they make their way in warm sunlight or the cool glow of the moon.
Dog vs. Cat Gall, Chris, author, illustrator.
A dog and a cat, both newly adopted and forced to share a room, do not get along until a howling, smelly, terrifying newcomer unites them in a common cause.
It is night Rowand, Phyllis, 1915-
"A little girl says good night to a seal, a bear, a lion, a train, and so on--giving readers a bit of information about each"--
Arlo rolled Pearson, Susan, author.
Story about an exciting adventures of Arlo, a pea who wants to be free.
Bear and Bird Skofield, James.
"An old bear and a young bird become friends and spend several years together until the bear's death. The young bird is comforted by memories of their time together"--
Anna carries water Senior, Olive, author.
"Anna fetches water from the spring every day, but she can't carry it on her head like her older brothers and sisters. In this charming and poetic family story set in Jamaica, Prize-winning author Olive Senior shows young readers the power of determination, as Anna achieves her goal and overcomes her fear" --Publisher.
The frog who lost his underpants MacIver, Juliette, 1972- author.
Fix this mess! Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.
Robug tries to obey when Jake instructs it to "Fix this mess!" but somehow manages to make things worse.
Hands & hearts Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948- author.
"Highlights the bond between a mother and her child while providing a gentle introduction to sign language during their day at the beach"--
Dinosaur vs. school Shea, Bob, author, illustrator.
Fearless Dinosaur takes on new challenges as he starts preschool, from meeting new friends to pasting glitter and googly eyes, but one task requires assistance from everyone.
Cowy cow Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.
Cowy Cow has one hundred ideas, and some might even be good ones.
Davy loves his mommy Weninger, Brigitte, author.
Resolving to find the perfect Mother's Day gift for his mother after arriving late for dinner, Davy the exuberant bunny realizes that the best gift of all would be presenting five well-behaved, clean and polite siblings on mom's big day.
Crabby Crab Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.
Crabby Crab, unhappy about the way he looks and moves, is surprised to learn that he is loved just the way he is.
Jake at gymnastics Isadora, Rachel, author, illustrator.
Toddlers have fun at gymnastics class.
Bravo, Chico Canta! Bravo! Mora, Pat, author.
Chico Canta, the youngest of twelve mice children who live in a theater, uses his bilingual abilities to avert disaster when the cat spots them leaving a performance.
Cinder Edna Jackson, Ellen, 1943-
Cinderella and Cinder Edna, who live with cruel stepmothers and stepsisters, have different approaches to life, and, although each ends up with the prince of her dreams, one is a great deal happier than the other.
Albert the muffin-maker May, Eleanor, author.
Albert the mouse decides to make a batch of muffins but must borrow more and more ingredients from his friends until his sister, Wanda, helps him learn a lesson about sharing, using the concept of ordinal numbers.
Koalas Marsh, Laura, author.
An introduction to koalas covers where they live, what they eat, and how they communicate, and follows the animal's development from cub to adult.
Biscuit loves the library Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.
On "Read to a Pet Day" at the library, Biscuit plays with story time puppets, visits with friends, and listens to recorded books before a librarian helps him discover his favorite activity of all.
Amelia Bedelia joins the club Parish, Herman.
"Amelia Bedelia loves her school. Her whole class gets along--except when it rains. Then they split into two groups--the Puddle Jumpers and the Puddle Stompers. Both clubs ask Amelia Bedelia to join, but she doesn't want to choose between her friends. Luckily, Amelia Bedelia finds a solution that makes a big splash with everyone"--
The camping trip Hapka, Cathy, author.
When Meg goes camping with the Pony Scouts, she finds herself unprepared for bugs, long walks to the bathroom and spooky stories.
I am Rosa Parks Meltzer, Brad.
Recounts Rosa Parks' daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.
Seed to plant Rattini, Kristin Baird, author.
Introduces a plant's life cycle, explaining how seeds grow into flowers and trees.
Roly-poly egg Stileman, Kali.
A colorful polka-dot egg goes on a crazy adventure in the jungle after Splost the bird celebrates its birth by jumping on a branch, causing the egg beneath her to fall.
Give and Take Raschka, Christopher
Jack dePaola, Tomie/ dePaola, Tomie (ILT)
Baby bedtime Fox, Mem, 1946-
"After all the kissing and the hugging and the rocking and the snuggling, there at last comes a time for sleeping"--
The last king of Angkor Wat Base, Graeme.
Among the ruins of Angkor Wat, Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo, and Gecko accept Elephant's challenge to race to a certain temple to settle their argument over who would have made the greatest king, and at the end Elephant explains how the competition showed each one's strengths and weaknesses. Includes search-and-find illustrations and a brief history of the "City of Temples."
Loopy Coop Hens: Oh No! a Fox! Stoeke, Janet Morgan
Find spot! Previn, Stacey, author, illustrator.
Encourages young readers to find the hidden spots in a book filled with peek-through die-cut holes.
The tooth fairy wars Coombs, Kate.
A determined young boy and a no-nonsense Tooth Fairy tussle over who gets to keep his baby teeth.
Fiona's Lace Polacco, Patricia/ Polacco, Patricia (ILT)
Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century O'Connor, Jane, author.
Nancy gets to attend a wedding reception and even helps out the bride on her special day.
Two speckled eggs Mann, Jennifer K. author.
Reluctantly inviting the class misfit to her birthday party, Ginger bonds with Lyla when the latter arrives early, supports her party choices, and gives her a unique gift, an encounter that compels Ginger to reconsider earlier notions.
Planet Kindergarten Ganz-Schmitt, Sue, author.
A young child imagines going off to Kindergarten as a journey to another planet.
A is for Annabelle : a doll's alphabet Tudor, Tasha.
Annabelle, a doll, and her cloak, dresses, earrings, fan, gloves, hat, jacket, kerchief, locket, parasol, quilt, slippers, umbrella, veil, watch, and zither represent each letter of the alphabet.
Circle, Square, Moose Bingham, Kelly/ Zelinsky, Paul O. (ILT)
The Berenstain Bears : we love our mom! Berenstain, Jan, 1923-2012.
Looking for the perfect present to give Mama Bear on Mother's Day, Brother and Sister Bear think of the many ways Mama Bear helps them, and fear that all their gift ideas will fall short.
Brave Chicken Little Byrd, Robert/ Byrd, Robert (ILT)
Bluebird Yankey, Lindsey, author, illustrator.
When her best friend, the wind, mysteriously goes missing, Little Bluebird embarks on a daring journey that bolsters her sense of independence and leads to astonishing encounters with dandelions, kites, balloons, and other new things.
Watch out for the crocodile Moroni, Lisa, 1983- author.
Tora and her father set out to go camping, as Tora imagines a forest filled with all sorts of wild animals and tries to convince her father that they're real.
Toe shoe mouse Carr, Jan (M. J.)
Chased into a theater by a cat, a mouse becomes entranced by the ballet dancers on stage and comes to be friends with one of them.
Forklifts Osier, Dan, author.
Provides details about forklifts, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.
Cranes Osier, Dan.
Do you know which ones will grow? Shea, Susan A.
Poses rhyming questions about what grows and what does not. Features die-cut and gatefold pages.
I spy in the sky Gibbs, Edward, author.
Up in the sky there are many colorful birds to spy, each of them different. Look through the spy hole and use the clues to guess which one is next. Then turn the page to reveal the creature. Watch as young children quickly become engaged in the game -- learning colors and animal facts along the way.
Foxie : the singing dog D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.
A lost dog's luck makes him fat and famous, but when given a chance he proves he still thinks there is no place like home.
Quest Becker, Aaron/ Becker, Aaron (ILT)
World on a string Phifer, Larry (Larry H.) author.
When his best friend, a big red balloon, comes untied in a thunderstorm, Charlie is overcome with sadness, but, inspired by the happy memories of his best friend, Charlie is able to shift his perspective and, ultimately, he imagines his balloon on an amazing journey into the starry night.
Guitar-ific! : let the adventure begin... Spergel, Heather, author.
When NiNi sees a shiny yellow electric guitar in the music shop window he is swept up in a rock and roll fantasy where he performs in front of a sold-out crowd with his cat Picaboo backing him up on bass.
My Yiddish vacation Skye, Ione.
Ruth loves going on vacation with her brother, Sammy, to their grandparents' home in Florida, and one of her favorite parts is practicing her Yiddish, a Jewish language full of fun words.
Musk Ox counts Cabatingan, Erin.
"In this second installment, Musk Ox and Zebra try to make it through a counting book"--
Mr. Birthday Hargreaves, Adam.
After organizing three fun birthday parties in one week, Mr. Birthday is upset when he learns that there is another birthday coming, but he cannot remember whose birthday it is.
Little Miss Neat Hargreaves, Roger, 1934-1988.
After Mr. Muddle's visit, Miss Neat has trouble finding where he has put her tea set.
Jazzy in the jungle Cousins, Lucy, author.
The jungle animals help Mama JoJo find her baby lemur Jazzy.
I Am a Witch's Cat Muncaster, Harriet
Goodnight, Daniel Tiger Santomero, Angela C, author.
Little Daniel Tiger finishes playtime and gets ready for bed by taking a bath, brushing his teeth, and snuggling under the covers for a bedtime story and a song.
Naughty kitty Stower, Adam, author, illustrator.
Lily learns that kitties can be almost as much trouble as dogs--but they can also be very comforting.
A sister more like me Hicks, Barbara Jean, author.
Older sister Elsa, who has magical ice powers, and younger sister Anna, who loves color and noise, could not be more different, and both sisters wish they had a sister more like them.
Fossil Thomson, Bill, 1963- author.
When a boy discovers that breaking open rocks with fossils brings the fossils back to life, he ends up bringing something back that is bigger than he can handle.
A circle of friends Carmi, Giora.
When a boy anonymously shares his snack with a homeless man, he begins a cycle of good will.
The Change Your Name Store Shirtliffe, Leanne.
"Wilma Lee Wu doesn't like her name any more so she decides to try on some new names at the Change Your Name Store and is transported all over the world to new cultures"--
Benjamin Dilley's thirsty camel Bradfield, Roger, author, illustrator.
No one but Benjamin can see the wonderful animals he imagines, not even the camel who solves the problem of a leak in Benjamin's basement.
The ABC of fabulous princesses Puchner, Willy, 1952- author.
Prince William's family has invited twenty-six princesses from around the world so he can choose one to be his bride, each is from a different country, has her own unique traits, and has brought a special gift for the prince.
Butterflies Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.
Describes the characteristics of butterflies, including their colors, how they ward off predators, their food habits, and how caterpillars become butterflies.
The tree house that Jack built Verburg, Bonnie, author.
"With ladders, swings, turrets, and elaborate pulley systems everywhere--animals chase one another over, under, around, and through the tree house that Jack has built. Then the bell rings, and all the animals gather for story time with Jack"--
At the hardware store : understand place value Paz, Naomi, 1983-
My turtle Graubart, Norman D.
Sadie's Lag Ba'omer mystery Korngold, Jamie S.
"Sadie and her brother Ori want to learn about the Jewish holiday Lag Ba'Omer"--
Ninja, ninja, never stop! Tuell, Todd.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a young ninja who uses his special moves to sneak up on the family dog, take a cookie from his brother, and escape Granny's kisses, but before day is done he meets his match.
My Pet Book Staake, Bob
Meet the parents Bently, Peter, 1960-
Although it sometimes seems that parents are just there to boss their children around, they are also good for many other things, from mending toys, kneecaps, and clothing to telling bedtime stories.
Mogie : the heart of the house Appelt, Kathi, 1954-
A rambunctious puppy finds a home at the Ronald McDonald House, a place that houses sick children and their families while they undergo treatment.
Little Boo Wunderli, Stephen/ Zeltner, Tim (ILT)
Lily the unicorn Clayton, Dallas.
"Lily the unicorn teaches her new pal, Roger the penguin, that it's fun to try new things"--
If you were a dog Swenson, Jamie.
Easy-to-read text invites the reader to imagine life as a dog, a cat, a fish, a bird, and even a dinosaur.
Gaston DiPucchio, Kelly.
A proper bulldog raised in a poodle family and a tough poodle raised in a bulldog family meet one day in the park.
Froodle Portis, Antoinette.
One day, amidst the usual chirps, tweets, and caws, a little brown bird decides to try singing a new song and sets off an interesting reaction.
Dog days of school DiPucchio, Kelly S.
Tired of school, Charlie envies his dog and wishes he could be a dog, too, but when his wish comes true he discovers that his life was not all bad.
R is for robot : a noisy alphabet Watkins, Adam F. author, illustrator.
Introduces the letters and their sounds through a group of robots who attempt to build the alphabet.
Goatilocks and the three bears Perl, Erica S.
In this version of the classic tale, a hungry goat pays a visit to the home of the three bears.
I got the rhythm Schofield-Morrison, Connie.
On a trip to the park with her mother, a young girl hears a rhythm coming from the world around her and begins to move to the beat, finally beginning an impromptu dance in which other childen join her.
I love you night and day Prasadam, Smriti.
"A sweet message of unconditional love follows a bear and a bunny through their day"--
A perfect place for Ted Rudge, Leila, author, illustrator.
Looking for the perfect place where he can stand out on his own, Ted the dog visits the circus, the pet store, and the pet pageant, but when he meets a young girl named Dot, he may have finally found his perfect place.
Fred's beds Samuels, Barbara.
Zelda's beagle, Fred, has many napping places, which he makes great use of before, during, and after her birthday party.
Sleep tight, Anna Banana! Roques, Dominique, author.
Tyrannically subjecting her long-suffering stuffed animals to delays and excuses when she does not want to settle down for the night, a lively Anna Banana finally becomes sleepy only to be given a taste of her own medicine.
God's amazing world! Spinelli, Eileen.
As Gracie tells her cousin, Bo, how God created the world, they play their way through their own version of each of the story's seven days.
Swim, duck, swim! Lurie, Susan, author.
A photographic tale about Duckling the reluctant swimmer finds him resenting the pressure exerted by his patient Mama and Papa Duck, preferring to stay dry and take a nap before eventually deciding to join his siblings in the pond.
Out of the blue Jay, Alison.
When a giant octopus entangled in fishing line is washed ashore during a big storm and becomes stranded on the beach, a young boy and girl, assisted by various sea creatures, push and pull him back to sea. Includes endnotes on marine life, lighthouses, and items that wash up on beaches.
Hello, Moon! Simon, Francesca, author.
At bedtime, a little boy asks the moon if it likes some of his favorite activities.
The Midnight Library Kohara, Kazuno.
"Once there was a library that only opened at night. Step inside and meet the little librarian and her three assistant owls"--
Big Bad Baby Hale, Bruce.
When Sweet Little Sammy suddenly turns into Big Bad Baby, nothing can stop his misbehavior--or that of his evil hench-dog, Boris--except, perhaps, his mother, armed with his favorite blue blanky.
The patchwork Torah Ofanansky, Allison, author.
David learned from his grandfather to be a sofer, or scribe, and to care for the Torah scrolls that he receives, no matter their condition, until one day he assembles a complete scroll from pieces damaged in the Holocaust, fire, and floods.
Pardon me! Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator.
A bird tries to keep his spot to himself only to discover that spot is not so safe.
Ninja! Chung, Arree, author, illustrator.
"A ninja must be strong, courageous, and silent! He creeps through the house on a secret mission. There may be obstacles! But have no fear--a true ninja can overcome all challenges"--
Me and Mom Catherine, Maria, author.
In pictures and simple text, a mother and child spend their day together.
Miles to the finish Harper, Jamie, author, illustrator.
Looking forward to participating in race day at Red Apple School, Miles and Otto discover tough competition in a Speedster-driving girl who becomes Miles' toughest rival on the track.
Lulu & Pip Gruener, Nina, author.
Lulu takes her doll Pip on a camping trip, where they make friends with an old donkey, build a tent, eat dessert over a campfire, and fall asleep underneath the stars.
The lion and the bird Dubuc, Marianne, 1980- author, illustrator.
"A lion finds a wounded bird in his garden and decides to care for it through the winter. When spring arrives, the bird's flock returns. The bird goes off with its flock. Lion is sad. But autumn brings a wonderful surprise"--
Winston & George Miller, John, 1934-
Relates the special friendship between a rascally plover bird and a patient crocodile.
When Mama goes to work Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author.
Follows several children and their working mothers as they move through their day, and shows how children and parents keep each other in their thoughts even when they are apart.
The Tweedles go electric Kulling, Monica, author.
Feeling less than enthusiastic when her eccentric family buys an electric car, avid reader Frances endures taunts by owners of gas-fueled vehicles before driving an injured neighbor to the hospital, an adventure that changes her mind about automobile travel.
Zoe's jungle Murguia, Bethanie Deeney, author, illustrator.
As their mother counts down the time, Zoe and her sister Addie hurry to complete their game of chase in an imaginary jungle.
I love you just enough Frankenhuyzen, Robbyn Smith van.
"A young girl finds a wood duckling separated from his family and teaches him to swim, hunt for bugs, and how to fly. She loved him just enough so that he could find his place in nature and return to his family"--
Hickory dickory dog Murray, Alison (Illustrator) author.
A boy named Zack and his dog Rufus go to school, where Rufus joins in on all the activities and goes home a mess.
Help! We need a title! Tullet, Hervé, author.
Presents a not-quite-finished story featuring sketched characters who are surprised by the reader and who attempt to track down their author in the hope of finding a happy ending.
Flip & Fin : we rule the school! Gill, Timothy, 1956-
Flip, a sandshark, practices all week for Joke Day at school, but when the time comes and he faces a big crowd, Flip freezes until his twin brother, Fin, comes to the rescue.
Bella, lost and found O'Rourke, Ryan, author, illustrator.
"Bella, an indoor cat, gets lost on a sea adventure"--
Noah and the mighty ark Greene, Rhonda Gowler, author.
The story of Noah's ark told in rhyme.
Margret and H.A. Rey's Happy Easter, Curious George Anderson, R. P. (Robert Pierce), 1969-
When the man in the yellow hat takes Curious George to the park on Easter, the little monkey has fun petting a rabbit, coloring eggs, and helping with the Easter egg hunt.
The baby tree Blackall, Sophie, author, illustrator.
After learning that his parents are expecting a baby, a young boy asks several people where babies come from and gets a different answer from each before his parents have a chance to give the right answer. Includes advice on answering questions about reproduction.
29 myths on the Swinster pharmacy Snicket, Lemony, author.
A brother and sister wonder about the mysterious establishment in the next town called the Swinster Pharmacy.
Oh dear, Geoffrey! O'Neill, Gemma, author, illustrator.
"Geoffrey is a very tall, very clumsy giraffe. He tries to make friends with the animals down on the ground, but he just trips, slips, and falls ... usually flat on his face. Poor old Geoffrey tries everything to fit in, but it's only when he realizes that his height can be an advantage that he stretches out his long neck and finds a host of friends in the trees. Soon he discovers he can find friends just by being himself."--Publisher.
Picnic Burningham, John, author, illustrator.
Boy and Girl go out for a picnic and meet all sorts of animals along the way.
D'Aulaires' book of animals D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.
A pictorial introduction to animals from every continent.
Princess Hope and the hidden treasure Young, Jeanna Stolle, 1968-
When Princess Hope sees her grandmother's treasured ring for sale in a shop in the village, she vows to do everything in her power to get it back in this version of the parable of the hidden treasure.
Dump trucks Osier, Dan, author.
I am cow, hear me moo! Esbaum, Jill, author.
While showing her timid gal pals the wonders of the woods, brave Nadine the cow discovers that she is not entirely fearless.
Me first Kornell, Max, author, illustrator.
A donkey brother and sister's constant attempts to outdo each other land them in a sticky situation.
Yoko finds her way Wells, Rosemary.
When Yoko gets lost in the airport, she uses her sign-reading skills to find her way back to her mama.
Young Cam Jansen and the knock, knock mystery Adler, David A.
Eric's Grandma Minnie and Grandpa Max keep hearing someone knock at their door, night and day, but find no one there, so Cam tries to solve the mystery using her amazing memory.
Whale shines : an artistic tale Robinson, Fiona, 1965- author, illustrator.
Encouraged by his sidekicks, the glow-in-the-dark plankton, a self-doubting whale learns that anyone can be an artist and everyone has something unique to contribute.
Togo Blake, Robert J.
In 1925, Togo, a Siberian husky who loves being a sled dog, leads a team that rushes to bring diphtheria antitoxin from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska.
The forgotten rabbit Furstinger, Nancy, author.
A baby rabbit chosen as an Easter present and promptly neglected by its owners is taken in by a girl named Rosalita, who showers the rabbit with love and affection and trains her to perform agility tricks.
The two cars D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.
On a magic moonlit night, the sleek, shiny automatic new car and the beat-up old car with many miles on its speedometer go for a drive to see which car is the best.
Too big D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.
Little Ola daydreams of a time when--no longer too small or too big--he will be just the right size to go on adventures.
Three bears in a boat Soman, David, author, illustrator.
Afraid to face their mother after breaking her beautiful blue seashell, three bears set out on an high seas adventure to try to find a replacement.
Grandma's chocolate Price, Mara.
When Sabrina's grandmother visits from Mexico, she brings gifts that make Sabrina feel like a Mayan princess.
No jumping on the bed! Arnold, Tedd.
Walter lives near the top floor of a tall apartment building, where one night his habit of jumping on his bed leads to a tumultous fall through floor after floor, collecting occupants all the way down.
Row, row, row your boat Cabrera, Jane, author, illustrator.
In this expansion of a familiar song, the occupants of a rowboat enjoy seeing and making the sounds of different jungle animals.
Breathe Magoon, Scott, author, illustrator.
A young whale enjoys its first day of independence.
Where's Tumpty? Dunbar, Polly.
Tumpty the elephant tries unsuccessfully to hide by closing his eyes. But his friends can all see him, and they laugh. But then Tumpty finds the way to hide. And his friends search for their missing friend.
The yuckiest, stinkiest, best Valentine ever Ferber, Brenda A.
A young boy named Leon pursues a runaway Valentine meant for his true love, Zoey Maloney.
Rules of summer Tan, Shaun, author, illustrator.
Two boys explain the occasionally mysterious "rules" they learned over the summer, like never eat the last olive at a party, never ruin a perfect plan, and never give your keys to a stranger.
It's Valentine's Day! Prelutsky, Jack.
A re-illustrated collection of lighthearted Valentine poems includes such works as "I Made My Dog a Valentine" and "I Love You More Than Applesauce."
I wish I could draw Fagan, Cary, author, illustrator.
Cary denounces his abilities and wishes he could draw well, but when he actually tries to draw a story about subjects that he likes, he finds that he isn't so bad.
Backhoes Osier, Dan.
Fernando exercises! : tell and write time Kay, Jill.
Field day! : represent and interpret data D'Anna, Cindy, author.
I can draw shapes : shapes and their attributes Wojick, Luke.
A piece of cake Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator.
Mouse has baked a special treat for Little Bird's birthday, but delivering it to his friend isn't easy--not when everyone he meets along the way offers to trade something for a piece of cake.
Gone fishing! : measure lengths Bishop, Celeste, author.
Introduces measuring length as a boy and his family go fishing.
Feeding time at the farm : use place value and properties of operations to subtract Delrose, Julian, author.
While feeding the animals on the farm, a young girl shares how she uses subtraction.
Surprise party! : shapes and their attributes Earle, Erin.
Pablo's paper crafts : shapes and their attributes Joyce, Jeffrey, 1956- author.
Uses the cutting of paper crafts to explain about geometry and shapes.
Bulldozers Osier, Dan.
Duck to the rescue Himmelman, John, author, illustrator.
When something goes wrong on the farm, Ernie the duck is determined to help out, but no matter how hard he tries, nothing goes quite as he plans.
Goodnight songs Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author.
A previously unpublished collection of lyrics for twelve lullabies, illustrated by contemporary, award-winning artists Jonathan Bean, Carin Berger, Sophie Blackall, Linda Bleck, Renata Liwska, Christopher Silas Neal, Zachariah Ohora, Eric Puybaret, Sean Qualls, Isabel Roxas, Melissa Sweet, and Dan Yaccarino.
Hot Rod Hamster : monster truck mania! Lord, Cynthia.
Fearless Franco's famous Monster Truck Mania has come to town, and Hot Rod Hamster and his friends are searching for the very best ride at the fair.
Trashy town Zimmerman, Andrea Griffing.
Little by little, can by can, Mr. Gillie, the trash man, cleans up his town.
Subtracting with Sebastian Pig and friends : on a camping trip Anderson, Jill, 1968-
Teaches subtraction with Sebastian Pig.
The Numberlys Joyce, William, 1957- author, illustrator.
Before the alphabet was invented, life was very orderly though not so exciting until five friends set out to create something new.
Babar and his children Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937.
With the birth of triplets, King Babar and Queen Celeste experience the pleasures and pains of parenthood.
The magic bojabi tree Hofmeyr, Dianne.
When Python challenges all who would eat from a magical fruit tree to tell him the tree's name, they all run off to the King of the Jungle to get the answer, but then forget it on their way back, until slow, tiny Tortoise gives it a try.
Mr. Wayne's Masterpiece Polacco, Patricia/ Polacco, Patricia (ILT)
Old Manhattan Has Some Farms Lendroth, Susan/ Endle, Kate (ILT)
The Slug Gravel, Elise
Marlene, Marlene, Queen of Mean Lynch, Jane/ Tusa, Tricia (ILT)
Peanut Butter & Cupcake Border, Terry/ Border, Terry (ILT)
The Very Cranky Bear Bland, Nick
Sleepover with Beatrice and Bear Carnesi, Mônica.
"Beatrice the bunny wants to share winter with her best friend, Bear, but he will be busy hibernating"--
Rupert Can Dance Feiffer, Jules
Peggy : a brave chicken on a big adventure Walker, Anna, author, illustrator.
"Peggy, a hen, has a life-changing adventure when a gust of wind drops her in a big city"--
Lately Lily : the adventures of a travelling girl Player, Micah, author.
Lily takes her best friend Zeborah for a ride on one of her world travels.
Bits & pieces Schachner, Judith Byron, author, illustrator.
"Tink is a very old cat with no common sense, but when he escapes outside he realizes how much he really does mean to his family"--
The geese march in step Dumont, Jean-Francois, 1959- author, illustrator.
"Zita just can't seem to march to the same beat as the rest of the geese, but before long, she realizes, as do the other barnyard animals, that her own special rhythm is just right"--
Skippyjon Jones in mummy trouble Schachner, Judith Byron.
Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese kitten who thinks he's a Chihuahua, dreams of traveling to ancient Egypt with his gang of Chihuahua amigos.
I can do it myself Fisher, Valorie.
Hermelin the Detective Mouse Grey, Mini
The hula hoopin' queen Godin, Thelma Lynne.
Kameeka yearns to continue her hula hooping competition with her rival, Jamara, rather than help prepare for Miz Adeline's birthday party, and "the itch" almost ruins the party before the girls learn who the real winner is.
Earth Space Moon Base Price, Ben Joel
Breaking News : Bear Alert Biedrzycki, David/ Biedrzycki, David (ILT)
Churchill's tale of tails Sandu, Anca, author, illustrator.
After losing his tail, Churchill the pig's friends help him search for a new one but he becomes so caught up in how each new tail makes him feel, he forgets his friends completely.
The one in the middle is the green kangaroo Blume, Judy.
Freddy hates being the middle one in the family until he gets a part in the school play.
Gravity Chin, Jason, 1978-
"What keeps objects from floating out of your hand? What if your feet drifted away from the ground? What stops everything from floating into space? Gravity ... Jason Chin has taken a complex subject and made it brilliantly accessible to young readers in this unusual, innovative, and very beautiful book.
Ships Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a ship and different kinds of ships used for transportation of goods and people"--Provided by publisher.
The end (almost) Benton, Jim.
When Donut the bear is told his story is over and he has to leave, he employs trickery so the story can go on.
Eric's big day : a bicycle race unlike any other Waters, Rod.
A little boy named Eric rides his bicycle through his village to join his friend Emily for a picnic. As Eric pedals from his house, his trip is slowed as he aids wayward bike riders using helpful items from his backpack. The faster he rides to meet Emily, the more delays he encounters, until he tears off in a burst of speed. The cheers of a crowd surprise Eric, he has won a bike race! But where oh where is Emily?