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The Zabajaba Jungle by Steig, William, 1907-2003, author, illustrator. The Zabajaba Jungle

Leonard penetrates the mysterious Zabajaba Jungle where odd adventures await him, from carnivorous flowers to a petrified monster.

Feb 14, 2017
Lucky Lazlo by Light, Steve, author, illustrator. Lucky Lazlo

Lazlo chooses a red rose and ventures to the theater to present it to the performer he cherishes, only to have the rose grabbed by a mischievous cat who races around backstage, past actors dressed as characters from Alice in Wonderland.

Feb 14, 2017
The land of Nod by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. The land of Nod

Ever wondered about the mysterious place we all visit when we fall asleep? Robert Louis Stevenson's classic children's poem about dreamland is given new life in this wonderfully illustrated book. Accompanied by Robert Hunter's bold and beautiful illustrations, this picture book will bring the beloved Scottish author's work to a whole new generation of young readers.

Feb 14, 2017
Ella and Penguin - a perfect match by Maynor, Megan, author. Ella and Penguin - a perfect match

Ella and Penguin are best friends. So it only makes sense that they like all the same things. But Ella loves tutus. Penguin does not. Ella loves finger painting. Penguin does not. Oh no! They don't match! They must not be friends after all. Then again, maybe Ella and Penguin don't need to like all the same things to love being friends.

Feb 14, 2017
Prince Ribbit by Emmett, Jonathan, author. Prince Ribbit

Princesses Lucinda and Arabella treat a talking frog like royalty in hopes he will turn into a prince, while fact-loving Martha is certain he is only a clever frog.

Feb 15, 2017
Nope! by Sheneman, Drew, author, illustrator. Nope!

"Does Little Bird want to leave the nest and learn to fly? NOPE!"--

Feb 15, 2017
The happy hunter by Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980, author. The happy hunter

A man who lives at the edge of the forest buys himself all the proper hunting equipment, and is very happy walking through the forest and aiming his gun, but never shooting.

Feb 15, 2017
Chirri & Chirra by Doi, Kaya, 1969- author, illustrator. Chirri & Chirra

Two young girls take a bicycle ride through the forest where they find a cafe to have tea and coffee, a bakery to enjoy a snack, and a hotel where they join in a concert with forest animals.

Feb 15, 2017
Zombelina dances the Nutcracker by Crow, Kristyn, author. Zombelina dances the Nutcracker

Zombelina and Lizzie are dancing in The Nutcracker, but Grandpa Phantom has other plans for the opera house and the friends must save the show.

Feb 18, 2017
Zombelina by Crow, Kristyn, author. Zombelina

A young zombie gives a haunting performance in her first ballet dance recital.

Feb 18, 2017
Watersong by McCanna, Tim, author. Watersong

"A fox's journey to take shelter from a rainstorm, told entirely in onomatopoeia"--

Feb 18, 2017
Vampirina ballerina hosts a sleepover by Pace, Anne Marie, author. Vampirina ballerina hosts a sleepover

"Before Vampirina can host her very first sleepover there are a few things she must keep in mind: be polite and offer her guests food (like blood pudding); plan some games like scavenger hunt (but keep the clues simple so no one gets lost); and don't forget to dance! Vampirina may be a little nervous at first, but by following a few simple rules she will host the Best Sleepover Ever!"--

Feb 18, 2017
Trashy town by Zimmerman, Andrea Griffing. Trashy town

Little by little, can by can, Mr. Gillie, the trash man, cleans up his town.

Feb 18, 2017
This & that by Fox, Mem, 1946- author. This & that

In rhyming text Mother mouse tells her child stories at bedtime.

Feb 18, 2017
Stanley's store by Bee, William, author, illustrator. Stanley's store

During a busy day at the grocery store, Stanley uses a fork lift to remove fruits and vegetables from a truck, makes a display, and helps customers.

Feb 18, 2017
Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear? by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004. Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear?

Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper.

Feb 18, 2017
Pete the cat. Five little ducks by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator. Pete the cat. Five little ducks

Readers are invited to join Pete the Cat as he stars in the classic song "Five Little Ducks."

Feb 18, 2017
Melric and the crown by McKee, David, author, illustrator. Melric and the crown

It's time for the yearly Ceremony of the Crown, where the King proves his right to rule. But something strange is going on: the King's crown keeps going missing! Can Melric get to the bottom of this royal riddle before the King and his crown are put to the test?

Feb 18, 2017
The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear by Wood, Don, 1945- author, illustrator. The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear

Overview: First published in 1984, a picture book in which the Little Mouse will do all he can to save his strawberry from the Big, Hungry Bear, even if it means sharing it with the reader. The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear. How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry?

Feb 18, 2017
In the night kitchen by Sendak, Maurice. In the night kitchen

A little boy's dream-fantasy in which he helps three fat bakers get milk for their cake batter.

Feb 18, 2017