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The big helper by Bright, J. E, author.

The big helper

When Dad decides to create to-do lists for the family, Splat is sure he'll never have fun again, but then he learns how using his imagination can make anything fun.

Apr 25, 2015
The bus is for us! by Rosen, Michael, 1946- author.

The bus is for us!

In rhyming text, an exuberant cast of kids express their travel preferences while ultimately agreeing that the bus is the best ride of all because it's designed for everyone to share.

Apr 25, 2015
The Fly by Horacek, Petr

The Fly

Apr 25, 2015
The potato king by Niemann, Christoph, author, illustrator.

The potato king

Presents a fictionalized account of how King Frederick of Prussia tricked his subjects into adopting the potato into their diet.

Apr 25, 2015
The skunk by Barnett, Mac, author.

The skunk

"A man is followed by a skunk all day until the tables turn."--

Apr 25, 2015
The skunk by Barnett, Mac.

The skunk

"A man is followed by a skunk all day until the tables turn"--

Apr 23, 2015
The song of Delphine / In the Far Reachess of the Wild Savannah Stood the Palace of the Great Queen Theodora by Kraegel, Kenneth, author, illustrator.

The song of Delphine / In the Far Reachess of the Wild Savannah Stood the Palace of the Great Queen Theodora

A lonely servant girl with no family works in the palace of Queen Theodora, where she is tormented by a spoiled princess and finds comfort by singing and making unexpected friends with giraffes who visit her window.

Apr 25, 2015
The tooth book by LeSieg, Theo., 1904-1991.

The tooth book

Rhyming text and illustrations briefly point out what animals have teeth, their uses, and how to care for them. On board pages.

Apr 25, 2015
The world in a second by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

The world in a second

A story inspired by the question, "What are people doing right now on the other side of the world?" depicts natural and human events happening all over the world--from New York and Turkey to South Africa and Greece--at the same second.

Apr 25, 2015
There was an old lady who swallowed a frog! by Colandro, Lucille, author.

There was an old lady who swallowed a frog!

Presents a retelling of the classic tale in which the solution proves worse than the predicament when an old lady swallows a frog and other objects associated with a garden.

Apr 23, 2015
There's no such thing as little by Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator.

There's no such thing as little

Reveals how things that seem little are actually very important, such as a little light that is really a welcoming light, or a little idea that is actually a fantastic idea.

Apr 25, 2015
Thomas & friends. The adventure begins by

Thomas & friends. The adventure begins

"How did Thomas the Tank Engine arrive on the Island of Sodor? How did he become the number 1 little blue engine?" --

Apr 23, 2015
Tommy can't stop by Federle, Tim.

Tommy can't stop

Tommy has worn out his parents and sister with his bouncing, clomping, and leaping, but when they convince him to try tap dancing, he finds it the perfect outlet for his energy.

Apr 25, 2015
Troto and the trucks by Shulevitz, Uri, 1935- author, illustrator.

Troto and the trucks

Troto is a happy little car who likes to go places until he drives all the way to Cactusville and meets some big trucks that tease him for being so small.

Apr 25, 2015
Turtle and me by Harris, Robie H, author.

Turtle and me

Loving his plush toy turtle despite years of mud spatters, spilled spaghetti, and puppy chewing, a little boy is dismayed when Turtle suffers a horrible rip that cannot be repaired.

Apr 25, 2015
Uh-oh! by Crum, Shutta.

Uh-oh!

Two toddlers have a nearly-silent adventure at the beach.

Apr 23, 2015
Uh-oh! by Crum, Shutta.

Uh-oh!

Two toddlers have a nearly-silent adventure at the beach.

Apr 25, 2015
Under a pig tree - a history of the noble fruit by Palatini, Margie.

Under a pig tree - a history of the noble fruit

Using sticky notes, an author tries to convince her publisher that her book is about figs, not pigs, but the wording, illustrations, and even recipes present pigs as growing on trees, and tasty with orange and ginger sauce.

Apr 25, 2015
Vincent and the night by Enersen, Adele, author, illustrator.

Vincent and the night

Having decided he does not want to go to sleep, Vincent unravels the blanket of night and transforms it into a cat, a lullaby, and even an elephant before finally giving in and closing his eyes.

Apr 25, 2015
Wake up, Bear by Dodd, Lynley.

Wake up, Bear

Despite all their efforts none of the animals can get bear to wake up from his winter sleep.

Apr 25, 2015