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The Animals' Ark

Marianne Dubuc · Kids Can Press
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

In this delightful picture book, award-winning author and illustrator Marianne Dubuc retells the biblical story of the ark voyage from the animals' perspective. It begins with a light rain in the animal kingdom that turns heavier and steadier until all the land is flooded. The animals...
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Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep!

Maureen Wright · Two Lions; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

It's time for Big Bear to hibernate, so Old Man Winter keeps telling him: "Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep." But Big Bear doesn't hear very well. He thinks Old Man Winter has told him to drive a jeep, to sweep, and to leap. Big Bear just can't seem to hear what Old Man Winter...
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Toys Meet Snow: Being the Wintertime Adventures of a Curious Stuffed Buffalo, a Sensitive Plush Stingray, and a Book-loving Rubber Ball

Emily Jenkins · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic - the toys from the beloved chapter books Toys Go Out, Toy Dance Party, and Toys Come Home - are back in a glorious full-color picture book, perfect for gift-giving this holiday season. Acclaimed author Emily Jenkins and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator...
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The Swing

Robert Louis Stevenson · Simply Read Books; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

How do you like to go up in a swing? Delightful images by Julie Morstad bring to life Robert Louis Stevensons classic poem The Swing. Share this gorgeous board book with your baby or toddler and revel in the magical images and words.,
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Old MacDonald's Things That Go

Jane Clarke · Nosy Crow
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Old MacDonald's farm is full of pigs, cows, sheep, hens, and horses, but what he really loves is his colossal collection of vehicles! From bicycles, tractors, and buses to boats, fire engines, and airplanes, there are lots of things that go on Old MacDonald's farm. And the animals love...
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Caillou, Storybook Treasury: Ten Bestselling Stories

Chouette Publishing · Chouette
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

Caillou has been part of children's lives since 1989, first accompanying them on their daily journey with the books and then enchanting them with the superb animation of the television series.The twenty-fifth anniversary storybook is embellished for this special occasion with foil edges...
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A Beach Tail

Karen Williams · Boyds Mills Press
Format: Hardcover

How will Gregory find his way back to Dad?Swish-swoosh . . . Gregory draws a lion in the sand. "Don't go in the water, and don't leave Sandy," warns Dad. But the sandy lion grows a tail that gets longer and longer - and soon Gregory is lost on the beach. This wonderful...
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Tiptoe Tapirs

Han-min Kim · Holiday House, 2015.
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

With elegant pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations, this original pourquoi story is a satisfying and visually arresting tale of quiet rewarded.The jungle is a noisy place. The elephants BOOM, the rhinos BAM-BAM, the hornbills CAW-CAW and the apes HOO-HAA. But Tapir and Little Tapir don't...
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Dog Wants to Play

Christine McDonnell · Viking Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Dog wants to play. When? Today! But no one will play with Dog. Not the chick or the lamb, the calf or the pig. Poor Dog! Isn?t there one playmate who will play with Dog all day long? With its structure of rhyme and repetition, this is the perfect book to prepare children for reading, and Jeff...
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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy

Jacky Davis · Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

Lulu, dressed as Ladybug Girl, goes to the playground and makes new friends, including Bumblebee Boy.
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By the Light of the Moon

Stephanie Shaw · Tiger Tales
Pages: 22
Format: Print book

It's bedtime in the forest, and Fawn wants to stay up. "Does Fox stay up late? Are squirrels still playing up high in the trees?" he asks his mother. But as night falls, Fawn finds that his friends are already fast asleep.
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Just Like You

Emma Dodd · Dutton Children's Books
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

When I grow up, I want to be clever and funny, wild and free. When I grow up, I want to do kind things, loving things . . . just like you! From the bears' heartfelt embrace on the padded cover all the way to the declarative, empowering ending, this nearly wordless book about a cub's...
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A Carnival of Cats

Charles Ghigna · Orca Book Publishers, 2015.
Pages: 26
Format: Print book

There's a purrrfect little carnival coming to town, filled with adorable cats of all different kinds! In this hint-and-reveal board book, babies, toddlers and cat-lovers alike will enjoy discovering (and guessing) what breed of cat is hiding on the next page. With playful rhyming text...
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Bunny Days

Karma Wilson; Tao Nyeu; Judy Sierra; Robert W. Rowe Public Library District · Library
Format: Hardcover

Six frolicking bunnies, two busy goats, and a very handy bear live harmoniously—though not without mishap—in this picture book charmer. What do the bunnies do when Mr. Goat drives by on his tractor and accidentally splashes them all over with mud? They hop over to Bear, who always...
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How Do You Wokka-Wokka?

Elizabeth Bluemle · Candlewick; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Say "HEY!" to your neighbors and get your dance on! Jazzy rhythms, silly rhymes, and welcoming images are guaranteed to entice little readers.Some days you wake up and you just gotta wokka. Wokka what? Wokka-wokka! It’s about movement. It’s about dance. It’s...
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