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The Gruffalo

Julia Donaldson · Dial
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This rhythmic read-aloud par excellence follows a clever mouse on a walk through the deep dark wood, where he encounters several hungry inhabitants who want to make him their main course. Lacking size or strength as defenses, quick-witted Mouse instead taps the powers of his imagination...
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Jamberry

Bruce Degen · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This bestselling classic features a berry-loving boy and an endearing rhyme-spouting bear. The fun wordplay and bright paintings with lots of details for young readers to explore make Jamberry a perennial favorite.A small boy and a big friendly bear embark on a berry-picking extravaganza,...
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The Wonky Donkey

Craig Smith · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

Kids will love this cummulative and hysterical read-aloud that features a free downloadable song!"I was walking down the road and I saw . . .A donkey,Hee Haw!And he only had three legs!He was a wonky donkey."Children will be in fits of laughter with this perfect read-aloud tale...
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Danny and the Dinosaur (I Can Read! Level 1 Series)

Syd Hoff · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 64

Danny loves dinosaurs. When he sees one at the museun and says, "It would be nice to play with a dinosaur," a voice answers, "And I think it would be nice to play with you." So begins Dannys and the dinosaur's wonderful adventure together!

But a dinosaur is no ordinary...

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There is a Bird on Your Head!

Mo Willems · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.
In There Is a Bird On My Head!, Gerald discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head-two birds...
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The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh

Supriya Kelkar · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Harpreet Singh loves his colors - but when his family moves to a new city, everything just feels gray. Can he find a way to make life bright again?

Harpreet Singh has a different color for every mood and occasion, from pink for dancing to bhangra beats to red for courage. He especially...
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Bear Says Thanks

Karma Wilson · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

What better way for Bear to say thanks, than to have a big dinner with all his friends!Bear has come up with the perfect way to say thanks - a nice big dinner! When Bear decides to throw a feast, his friends show up one by one with different platters of delicious food to share. There's...
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More Bears!

Kenn Nesbitt · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time there was a story. It was a lovely story with absolutely NO BEARS in it-not a SINGLE BEAR anywhere. Then one day...MORE BEARS! KENN NESBITT is possibly the funniest and most sought-after children's poet writing today. When he's not writing, podcasting, updating...
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I Want a Dog

Jon Agee · Dial Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A girl seeks her perfect pet at a wonderfully unusual animal shelter in this comical read-aloud by the award-winning creator of Life on Mars

The Copley County Animal Shelter has an aardvark, a lizard, a goose, a weasel, and plenty more. But do they have a puppy? The girl with...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle · World of Eric Carle
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life?

Carle's classic tale of a voracious caterpillar who eats his way through the days of the week and then...
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Go Away, Big Green Monster!

Ed Emberley · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Caldecott Award-winning author-artist Ed Emberley has created an ingenious way for children to chase away their nighttime fears. Kids can turn the pages of this die-cut book and watch the Big Green Monster grow. Then, when they're ready to show him who's in charge, they'll turn the remaining...
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The Foot Book

Seuss Dr. · Random House
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

Beginning readers will love this foot-filled Bright and Early Book classic by Dr. Seuss! From left feet to right feet and wet feet to dry feet, there are so many feet to meet. The Foot Book will have young readers eager to step into the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss. Combining brief and funny...
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If You Give a Cat a Cupcake

Laura Numeroff · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The lovable cat who first appeared in If You Give a Pig a Party now has his very own book in the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling If You Give... series!

If you give a cat a cupcake, he'll ask for some sprinkles to go with it. When you give him the sprinkles, he might spill...

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That Is Not a Good Idea!

Mo Willems · Balzer + Bray
Format: Hardcover

A surprising lesson about the importance of listening to one's inner gosling ensues when a very hungry fox issues a dinner invitation to a very plump goose.
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Oh, The Places You'll Go!

Dr. Seuss · Random House
Pages: 56
Format: Print book

A perennial favorite, Dr. Seuss's wonderfully wise graduation speech is the perfect send-off for children starting out in the world, be they nursery school, high school, or college grads! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch,...

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Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Dr. Seuss


"When you think things are bad, when you feel sour and blue,when you start to get mad . . .you should do wha

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The Empty Pot

Demi · Spoken Arts
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

An IRA-CBC Children's Choice.An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists."A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom.The Emperor loved flowers too. When it was time to choose an heir, he gave a flower seed to each...
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Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak · HarperCollins
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Maurice Sendak's Caldecott Medal-winning picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. A must for every child's bookshelf.

Introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey...

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Little Blue Truck

Alice Schertle · Harcourt
Pages: 32
Format: Audio CD

Beep! Beep! Beep! Meet Blue. A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck. Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route. And they're willing to whatever it takes to get their...
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The Kissing Hand

Audrey Penn · Child & Family Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.
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Bark, George

Jules Feiffer · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed author-illustrator Jules Feiffer, Bark, George is a hilarious, subversive story about a dog who can't . . . bark! This picture book geared for the youngest readers is perfect for those who love Mo Willems's Pigeon series.

When George's mother tells her son to bark,...

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Imogene's Antlers

David Small · Crown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

David Small's dryly comic story of a little girl who wakes one morning to discover she has grown antlers has delighted children since it was first published 15 years ago. Now reissued in a sparkling oversize format, this classic is ready for a whole new audience.The family doctor, the school...
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Imogene Comes Back!

David Small · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

35 years after Imogene woke up with antlers, she's back! The follow up to the classic, Imogene's Antlers by Caldecott Award winning David Small.One day, Imogene woke up to discover that she had sprouted antlers overnight. Her family was confused, her mother was distraught and there...
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Rhyming Dust Bunnies

Jan Thomas · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Bug! Rug! Mug! Hug! These dust bunnies love to rhyme. Well, except for Bob. Much to the other bunnies' frustration, Bob can never get the rhythm right. Then he saves everyone from a big, scary monster wielding - gasp! - a broom, and they all breathe a sigh of relief. But can Bob save them...
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The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear

Audrey Wood · Child's Play International
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

First published in 1984, a picture book in which the Little Mouse will do all he can to save his strawberry from the Big, Hungry Bear, even if it means sharing it with the reader. The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little...
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