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Almost Everybody Farts

Marty Kelley · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Grandmas fart. Teachers fart. Terrifying creatures fart. But . . . is there someone who DOESN'T fart? With sly humor, this fun picture book looks at a subject that's sure to make children laugh: farting. With silent farts, farts like horns, and rainbow farts from unicorns, Almost Everybody...
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First Star: A Bear and Mole Story

Will Hillenbrand · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

WILL HILLENBRAND'S beloved Bear and Mole are back for a fifth adventure!WILL HILLENBRAND'S beloved Bear and Mole return in First Star! It's a beautiful summer afternoon, and Mole wants to stay outside and watch the stars turn on. Bear suggests they hike up to Camp Tiptop and stay the night....
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Baby Animals Moving

Suzi Eszterhas · Owlkids
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Around the world, baby animals move in different ways. Whether it's egret chicks practicing flapping their wings, zebra calves learning to run just a few hours after they're born, or baby orangutans hanging onto their moms as they swing through the jungle, baby animals on the go are not only...
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What and Where: The Sound of Wh

Robert B Noyed · Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Simple text and repetition of the letter blend 'wh' help readers learn how to use this sound. Also included are a word list for review, a note to parents and educators, and an introduction to the authors.
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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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NOPE

Drew Sheneman · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A nurturing mama bird, a fearful baby, and a nest in a tall, tall tree. Ready, set, soar? Nope!Sweetly and humorously told, here is a sparkling debut about the joys that come from embracing new experiences, written and illustrated by nationally-syndicated cartoonist Drew Sheneman.
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Shake the Tree!: a minibombo book

CHIARA VIGNOCCHI · Candlewick
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

There's a whole lot of shaking going on - and a funny final twist - as a series of hungry animals seek shelter in an obliging tree.Mouse spots a nut high up in a tree. "Mmm," she says. "I'm going to gobble that up!" So she shakes the tree a little to the right, and she shakes...
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Something's Fishy

Jean Gourounas · Phaidon Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This ice fishing mystery features a grumpy penguin, a troupe of curious onlookers, and a surprise ending!An ice fishing penguin grows increasingly aggravated as his line fails to attract fish, but his activity attracts a cast of curiously chatty polar characters. Hilariously expressive...
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One Leaf, Two Leaves, Count With Me!

John Micklos · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This playful counting book shares the colorful highlights of the four seasons in charming illustrations. Count your way through the seasons! In spring, the tree's leaves appear, one by one. By summer, there's a glorious canopy. And when autumn winds blow, leaves fly from the tree, one after...
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Mama Bear, Little Bear

Giuliano Ferri · Minedition
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Mama Bear and Little Bear don't always agree: Mama is afraid of too much light, Little Bear fears too much dark. Mama Bear loves honey, Little Bear loves honey cakes. Mama Bear likes to tread old paths, Little Bear likes to tread new paths. But what they love more than anything is being...
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Goodnight Everyone

Chris Haughton · Candlewick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From the creator of Shh! We Have a Plan comes a mesmerizing bedtime tale of a forest settling into slumber and one little bear trying to stay awake.The sun is setting, and everyone in the forest is getting sleepy. The mice, rabbits, and deer all give great big yawns as they snuggle up with...
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Three Little Pugs and the Big, Bad Cat

BECKY DAVIES · TIGER TALES
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Three little pugs named Bubbles, Bandit and Beauty live with their mother in the woods. One day, she tells them that its time for them to set out on their own. The pugs head out to build their own housesbut can they steer clear of the Big, Bad Cat?
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Hattie Peck: The Journey Home

Emma Levey · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Hattie Peck adores eggs of all kinds. However, she cannot make any of her own. No worries - Hattie has collected eggs from all over the world, hatched them, and raised her blended family of cockatoos, storks, owls, anything from an egg - even reptiles. But now it's time. They all need...
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The Old Lion and the Little Rabbit

Keiko Kaichi · minedition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The old lion lives alone, far away from the herd. His nose tells him prey is nearby. To his surprise, he finds a tiny baby rabbit has fallen asleep in his golden mane. Since it is too small to fill his belly, he decides to let it grow into a meal. As the time passes, he finds grasses to fatten...
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Don't Splash the Sasquatch!

Kent Redeker · Disney Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Book

When Senor Sasquatch decides to spend the day by the pool, he hopes that he doesn't get splashed. Water can make his fur all squizzilefied, and Senor Sasquatch does not like to be squizzilefied! But when the other swimmers take the plunge, Senor Sasquatch finds that staying dry is not so easy.
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