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Sam's Pet Temper

Sangeeta Bhadra · Kids Can Press
Format: Hardcover

The hero of this picture book, Sam, has to wait for everything on the playground one day, and this makes him mad. "He got madder and madder until he was the maddest he had ever been in his whole life." And then, suddenly, an unusual thing appears. It runs around, shoving and tripping...
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Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

Peter Brown · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Are you bored with being so proper? Do you want to have more fun? Mr. Tiger knows exactly how you feel. So he decides to go wild. But does he go too far? From Caldecott Honor artist Peter Brown comes a story that shows there's a time and place for everything... even going wild.
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I Want That Nut!

Madeline Valentine · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A nutty and clever buddy story that celebrates cooperation, perfect for fans of Duck and Goose. Meet Mouse and Chipmunk, two young rodents who want the same thing - a big, beautiful nut! But who deserves it more? After all, Chipmunk and the Nut read together and lie in the grass and stare...
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Otis Loves to Play

Loren Long · Grosset & Dunlap; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Featuring the New York Times bestselling character Otis! Children three and older will love this adorable board book, the perfect companion to Otis and Otis and the Tornado. In this new story, the beloved tractor loves to play with his friends--the calf, the cows, the horses, and of course,...
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A Perfect Day for Digging

Cari Best · Amazon Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

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.Until Nell and Rusty begin to dig up unexpected...
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Farm

James Brown · Candlewick; Brdbk Rep edition
Format: Board book

Animals never fail to catch babies' eyes - and this bold presentation makes them even more irresistible.Introduce babies to the animal residents of a farm in a bright, graphic, nearly wordless board book that will grab their attention as it fosters developing visual skills. Each right-hand...
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Hickory Dickory Dog

Alison Murray · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Charming illustrations highlight a child's day at school - with a surprise canine visitor - in this twist on a nursery rhyme about the hours of the day. Hickory, dickory, dare, Dogs aren't allowed in there. A sneaky peek through . . . Then a hullabaloo! Hickory, dickory, dare....
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Caillou: Good Night!: Sleep Well: Nighttime

Christine L'Heureux · Caillou
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Caillou is a big boy now. When his sister Rosie goes to bed, he can stay up with Mommy and Daddy. However, when the games and stories are over, when his parents leave the room and close the door, Caillou feels very vulnerable by himself in the dark. Sleeping alone with the door closed is an important...
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The Tinsel Tree Celebration

Lara Bergen · Two Lions
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

Fig and Stick are excited to meet their friends to trim the Tinsel Tree for the holiday - they're even bringing the tree topper! But they soon find that climbing to the tippity-top of snowy Mount Tinsel is not that easy, even with the snowshoes from the Finding Place. Will Fig and Stick...
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World of Reading: Ant-Man This is Ant-Man: Level 1

Chris Wyatt · Marvel Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

The Marvel Heroes of Reading line of early readers is designed to offer reluctant readers, specifically boys, books that they will want to read by featuring characters they love. The series is broken into three levels that invoke the rigorous training courses their favorite Marvel heroes...
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Diggers Go

Steve Light · Chronicle Books; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

The excavator goes, chumma chumma hufft hufft FALUMP. The steamroller goes, CHUG chug CHUG chug moooooosh. The wrecking ball goes, BOOOOOM! Come on down to the construction site and make some noise with eight exciting construction vehicles as they rumble, crunch, chug, and boom their way through...
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Old MacDonald Had A Farm

Gris Grimly · Orchard Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Celebrated creator Gris Grimly, widely known for his gothic style illustrations, turns over a new creative leaf in his glorious interpretation of this beloved preschool anthem. Inspired by his son's love for Old MacDonald and his own family's farming history, and with stunning,...
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Caillou: I Can Brush My Teeth: Healthy Toddler

Sarah Margaret Johanson · Chouette Pub.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Caillou isn't a baby anymore. He wants to brush his teeth by himself. After breakfast and before going to bed, Caillou brushes little circles all over his teeth, just like Daddy! The ones in the back are harder to reach, but Caillou tries his best. Either Mommy or Daddy is always by his side...
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