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Bad Kitty Does Not Like Video Games

Nick Bruel · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

All Kitty wants to do is play her favorite video game. But Kitty has been playing her video game for FIVE hours. Now it's time for Kitty to:go outside,draw a picture, read a book,do anything other than play video games.Kitty doesn't want to do any of these things. . . but eventually she does...
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Llama Llama Mad at Mama

Anna Dewdney · Viking
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Yucky music, great big feet. Ladies smelling way too sweet. Look at knees and stand in line. Llama Llama starts to whine. Does any child like to go shopping? Not Llama Llama! But Mama can't leave Llama at home, so off they go to Shop-O-Rama. Lots of aisles. Long lines. Mama is too busy...
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Little Critter: Just a Baby Bird

Mercer Mayer · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Join Mercer Mayer's classic and beloved character, Little Critter®, in this brand-new My First I Can Read storybook! Little Critter discovers a lost baby bird in his backyard, and he and his family all pitch in to take care of it until it can fly on its own. Little Critter's love...
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Chicken Little

Mara Alperin · Tiger Tales
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When an acorn drops on Chicken Little's head, he thinks the sky is falling and dashes off to tell the king. But instead, he finds Foxy Loxy! Is Chicken Little about to become Chicken Lunch?
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Dr. Seuss's ABC

Theodor Seuss Geisel · Random House
Pages: 63
Format: Book

Arguably the most entertaining alphabet book ever written, this classic Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss is perfect for children learning their ABCs. Featuring a fantastic cast of zany characters - from Aunt Annie's alligator to the Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz, with a lazy lion licking a lollipop...
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Penguin Problems

Jory John · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

★ An Amazon Best Children's Book of the Year selection★ "Well-paced, bursting with humor, and charmingly misanthropic."-- Kirkus Reviews starred reviewA penguin levels with human readers about what penguin life is really like--and it isn't all fun and games. A hilarious...
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Chicken Story Time

Sandy Asher · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A wonderfully silly take on library story time that's perfect for children, chickens, and everyone in between Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to story time at the library, of course! The children like the chicken, the chicken likes the children, and everyone loves story time....
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The Tooth Mouse

Susan Hood · Kids Can Press, Ltd.
Format: Hardcover

In this charming picture book written by Susan Hood, the Tooth Mouse (who replaces the Tooth Fairy in French-speaking countries) has called a meeting to announce her retirement. "I am not as spry as I used to be ? I have decided it is time to name my successor!" she tells the surprised...
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Penguin in Peril

Helen Hancocks · Templar
Format: Hardcover

Three hungry cats. One little penguin. The odds don’t look good.With bare cupboards and hungry bellies, three cats steal a penguin to catch them fish. A hilarious sequence of events unfolds as the penguin makes his escape, gets mistaken for a nun and a waiter, then finds his way safely...
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1, 2, 3 to the Zoo

Eric Carle · Philomel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This board book combines simple counting with Carle's unusual illustrations of animals. Early learners will find the whimsical pictures appealing as they learn the beginning rudiments of numbers and counting. - Midwest Book Review
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Not Very Scary

Carol Brendler · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Melly is a brave little monster who is not afraid of anything. She loves surprises, and when her fun-loving cousin invites her over for a big surprise, Melly excitedly sets out for a visit. On her way, she notices skittish skeletons, a coal-black cat, and even ghoulish goblins following...
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The Berenstain Bears and the Sitter

Stan Berenstain · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Mama and Papa are going out for the evening, so Mrs. Grizzle is coming to babysit Brother and Sister. Fun games will be played, and at bedtime, the cubs will be tucked snug into their beds....
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Poor Little Guy

Elanna Allen · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

With the cheeky twist of Jon Klassen's This Is Not My Hat and the graphic appeal of Mo Willems, Poor Little Guy will leave kids giggling ... and begging for rereads! What do you do when you're so tiny that the bigger ocean creatures think you might even taste adorable? An itsy-bitsy,...
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