Lindbergh
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Where did Charles A. Lindbergh get the inspiration to make his trans-Atlantic flight? Here is the gorgeously illustrated answer.
The Three Pigs
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Follow these pigs on a thrilling postmodern adventure through the pages of various nursery rhymes and folk tales. Wiesner's vivid and sophisticated illustrations will captivate readers, young and old.
Millions of Cats
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In this 1929 Newbery Honor Medal winner, a very old couple seeks the companionship of something sweet, little, and fluffy. Simple black and white wood cut illustrations and rhythmic text make this whimsical story a lasting favorite.
Your Pal Mo Willems Presents Leonardo the Terrible Monster
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Leonardo is a monster who can’t scare anyone--he's just too cute. After many failed attempts at being frightening, Leonardo sets out to find “the most scaredy-cat kid in the whole world” and “scare the tuna salad out of him!” Will he succeed in scaring, or find a new skill along the way? This story of friendship is a light-hearted gem for all ages.
The Spooky Box?
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A spooky box arrives at the door. Trying to guess what could be inside is terrific fun.
A Boy And His Bunny
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One day a boy woke up with a bunny on his head... So begins this sweet and wacky rhyming story. Just what can you do with a bunny on your head? Turns out, pretty much anything. First in a delightful series.
The Things I Can Do
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A little boy celebrates his growing independence with his own book. The mixed media illustrations are joyfully messy and an absolutely perfect match to the black crayon text. This is a fun book to share with a little one discovering his/her own growing abilities.
This Is Not My Hat
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In this Caldecott winner, we meet a little fish who has stolen a hat from a very big fish. Completely unrepentant, he is sure he will get away with the crime. And just in case, he heads to where the plants grow close together and he can hide. But the reader knows something the little fish doesn't. Darkly funny, this picture book may not be for everyone.
Learning To Fly
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A man meets a penguin who tells him that he was flying until some other birds told him he couldn't, and he crashed. The odd couple pair up to in an effort to return the penguin to the skies. Full of deadpan humor, quirky, and with a message that is sweet without being sugary. One of my all-time favorite picture books (and I love picture books).
The Meanest Birthday Girl
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A little girl learns a lesson about selfishness when she receives a special gift from a friend. The book's stylish illustration embellishes the story.
The Moon’s Revenge
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A beautifully done fairy tale about a brother and sister and the magic of music.
I Love It When You Smile
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A kangaroo mom tries to get her grumpy joey to cheer up in this funny and endearing story.
Laundry Day
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In this delightfully illustrated story a young boy is trying to return a scarf to it's proper owner; on one small street in New York City he meets his neighbor's who come from China, Poland, Ireland, and beyond - all kind people, who are willing to help. This story is heartwarming!
In the Trees, Honey Bees
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Vivid illustrations and informative captions give readers a glimpse into the daily lives of these important insects.
I Must Have Bobo!
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When a young boy wakes up he knows something is very wrong! He can't find Bobo! He does everything with Bobo! Where can he be? Was he kidnapped by pirates?! Or are there more nefarious forces at work here?
The Very Cranky Bear
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Four friends want to find a nice dry, quiet place to play until the rain stops. They look high and low and finally find a nice, cozy, dark cave where they can sit and enjoy a game of cards...but, what they don't know is that there is someone else in the cave with them...and he's not very happy!
Clink
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Clink has a few problems. He's a robot all right, but he's an older model and he can't make cookies or play baseball like his friends. He only plays music and makes toast. And his toast is always burnt. Every day one of his friends is taken home and he just sits there. Until one day when the boy who always looks but never buys starts playing his harmonica...and Clink starts to dance.
Jake Stays Awake
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Jake doesn't like to sleep in his bed, but his parents are tired of having him sleep in their bed, so they tell Jake to pick another spot for all of them to sleep. Hilarity follows. I love this and all of Michael Wright's "Jake" books (three to date). The pictures are in a bright cartoon style, with interesting perspectives and humorous details. The rhyming text adds to the laughs, especially when read aloud.
Hopper and Wilson
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Hopper and Wilson are friends who wonder what is at the end of the world. Hopper hopes to touch the moon, while Wilson wants nothing more than an endless supply of lemonade. This is a touching and playful story of what is truly important in life.
Stephanie’s Ponytail
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Stephanie is finding it hard being the trend setter.

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