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Thelma the Unicorn

Aaron Blabey · Scholastic Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Thelma dreams of being a glamorous unicorn. Then in a rare pink and glitter-filled moment of fate, Thelma's wish comes true. She rises to instant international stardom, but at an unexpected cost. After a while, Thelma realizes that she was happier as her ordinary, sparkle-free self. So she ditches...
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But the Bear Came Back

TAMMI SAUER · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What happens when a bear comes knocking at your door - and won't go away? "And I said, 'Go home, bear.'And that was that.But the bear came back." Knock, knock. Who's there? A BEAR! A furry, friendly PERSISTENT bear. And no matter how many times a grouchy little...
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Gingerbread Christmas

Jan Brett · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Jan Brett's beloved character the Gingerbread Baby returns in a fun-filled Christmas caper! Gingerbread Baby and his friend, Matti, take his gingerbread band to the Christmas Festival where they are a hit until the aroma of gingerbread reaches the children, signaling that it is time...
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Maman dans tes bras.

Soledad · Farrar Straus Giroux, 2016.
Format: Print book

A little boy calls for help from his mom whenever he needs anything -- help finding his pajamas, assistance on the potty, or just a snuggle. Then he finally calls for his dad. Whatever could he want? This is sure to inspire giggles from both parents and kids, as they recognize parts...
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The Family Book

Todd Parr · Little
Pages: 32
Format: Book

There are so many different types of families, and THE FAMILY BOOK celebrates them all in a funny, silly, and reassuring way. Todd Parr includes adopted families, step-families, one-parent families, and families with two parents of the same sex, as well as the traditional nuclear family....
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Surprising Spring

Jennifer Marino Walters · Rocking Chair Kids
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Suddenly the Earth warms up from a long winter nap. Green appears all around. Nature comes alive and spring surprises us all as robins hatch and flowers bloom, beginning a new cycle of surprises.
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Sleepy Bears

Mem Fox · Voyager Books/Harcourt
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

And in winter, bears sleep. But how do you convince six not-so-sleepy bear cubs to go to bed? Mother bear, of course, has found a way. Mem Fox, beloved author of the bestselling Time for Bed, will enchant bear cubs of all ages with this tender bedtime story, certain to inspire sweet dreams...
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Warts and All: A Book of Unconditional Love

Lori Haskins Houran · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Love isn't just for the cute, the sweet, and the cuddly. Whether you're awkward as a baby ostrich, prickly as a tiny hedgehog, or drool like a puppy pug, someone loves you no matter what! This new story from the team that created Next To You features an irresistible array of adorably...
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Leonardo, the Terrible Monster

Mo Willems · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 48
Format: Audio CD

Leonardo is truly a terrible monster-terrible at being a monster that is. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to frighten anyone. Determined to succeed, Leonardo sets himself to training and research. Finally, he finds a nervous little boy, and scares the tuna salad out of him!...
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I Spy Bible

Julia Stone · Lion Children's Books
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Try to find the lions, spy the flower, and spot the birds in these 11 Bible stories with an I spy game for the very young Toddlers notice all kinds of interesting things in pictures: children, animals, minor characters getting into scrapes. This book recreates Bible scenes with cheery cartoon...
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Thomas and the Magic Railroad : Diesel 10 Means Trouble

Random House · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Diesel 10 thinks that steam engines are useless and that diesels are the Really Useful Engines. Find out how Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends prove him wrong in this delightful photographic Pictureback!
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Say Daddy!

Michael Shoulders · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 1
Format: Print book

Mother shares a book about love while Brother shares a book about friendship. Next Aunt Grace shares a book about adventure. Everyone in this family is eager to share books and have the newest member's affection and attention. But all kidding aside, this family knows the bond that is created...
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Boo Who?

BEN CLANTON · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A shy little ghost who's new to the group has trouble fitting in - until his special talent comes to the fore.Boo is new. And even if the other kids are welcoming, it can be scary being new, especially for a shy ghost who can't play any of their games. ("You tagged me? Oh, sorry....
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Caillou Plays Hockey

Anne Paradis · Caillou
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

Caillou loves ice skating. He wants to play hockey with the big kids. After Daddy takes him to the store to buy equipment, Caillou is finally ready to start playing. But as soon as he enters the rink he realizes that the bigger kids are much more experienced than he is. Caillou can't...
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