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Little red Ruthie - a Hanukkah tale by Koster, Gloria, author. Little red Ruthie - a Hanukkah tale

Traveling through the forest to her Bubbe Basha's house, Ruthie encounters a wolf, who she must convince that eating latkes will be tastier than eating her.

Nov 18, 2017
Little Penguin and the lollipop by Bentley, Tadgh, author, illustrator. Little Penguin and the lollipop

Kenneth the seagull is upset because Little Penguin ate his seaweed lollipop, and when Little Penguin tries to make up for it, nothing seems to help.

Nov 16, 2017
Leaf by Dieckmann, Sandra, author. Leaf

The forest animals are afraid of a strange new creature that washed up on their shore, but the crows think they should talk to the creature.

Nov 22, 2017
Kikuchi's sushi by Jeong, Myung Sook, author. Kikuchi's sushi

Fox loves looking out over the village from his forest home, but he gets curious when he sees that Kikuchi's sushi restaurant always has a line out the door. Sushi must be delicious. When Fox goes to investigate, Kikuchi teaches him all about sushi - how to prepare rice for it, how to catch fish for it, and most important, how to eat it! A double page spread in the back provides added information about sushi and Japan.

Nov 22, 2017
Jammie day! by Snyder, Carrie, author. Jammie day!

Cliffy, who is often overlooked for being the middle child, decides to stay in his cozy flannel pajamas one morning, and wonders how long he can make Jammie Day last.

Nov 16, 2017
Ira Crumb makes a pretty good friend by Hrab, Naseem, author. Ira Crumb makes a pretty good friend

Meet Ira Crumb. He's the new kid in town. He knows what that means: when the new school year starts, he'll play alone at recess, eat alone at lunch, and walk home alone at the end of the day. So Ira launches a whole-hearted campaign to befriend neighborhood kids before the first day. But his best-laid plans -- A sandwich stand! A dance-off! -- fall flat, and playing it cool doesn't seem to work either. Just as Ira decides school will be HORRIBLE, a comical misunderstanding connects him with Malc

Nov 16, 2017
Inky's great escape - the incredible (and mostly true) story of an octopus escape by Lyall, Casey, author. Inky's great escape - the incredible (and mostly true) story of an octopus escape

Inky's Great Escape follows a Houdini-esque octopus as he pulls his greatest disappearing act yet. Inky, worn out from his exciting life in the ocean, has retired to the aquarium. There he quietly regales his tankmate Blotchy with tales of his past adventures. Then Blotchy dares Inky to make one more daring escape: out of their tank . . . and the aquarium. Will Inky succeed?

Nov 22, 2017
I wrote you a note by Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author, illustrator. I wrote you a note

Simple text follows the path of a wayward note as each animal, Turtle, Duck, Spider, and many more, find it and use it for their own purposes.

Nov 18, 2017
I won't eat that by Neal, Christopher Silas, author, illustrator. I won't eat that

Cat is very hungry. But cat food is dry and dull and not at all yummy. So what in the world should Cat eat instead? Turtle eats worms, but worms are too wiggly. Fox eats rabbits, but rabbits are too bouncy. What everyone else loves to eat is thoroughly unappetizing to Cat. Until, by chance, the thing Cat really wants to eat appears right in front of him. What could it be?--from page 2 of cover.

Nov 22, 2017
I want snow! by Ross, Tony, author, illustrator. I want snow!

"It's summer vacation, but the Little Princess wants it to snow"--

Nov 16, 2017
I love you, baby! by Freedman, Claire, author. I love you, baby!

Affectionate, funny, and joyful, this is the perfect book for little ones and their families to share. I Love You Baby is the newest collaboration between two huge stars of the picture book world, internationally successful illustrator Judi Abbot and award-winning author Claire Freedman.

Nov 16, 2017
I love you like a pig by Barnett, Mac, author. I love you like a pig

I like you like a tree. You're funny like a fossil. I love you like a pig. Oink! Oink! Oink! This book is a celebration of the many tender, madcap ways we love one another.

Nov 16, 2017
How to find an elephant by Banks, Kate, 1960- author. How to find an elephant

A boy provides instructions as he searches high and low for an elephant, which the reader can find in the illustrations.

Nov 16, 2017
Hoot & Honk just can't sleep by Helakoski, Leslie, author. Hoot & Honk just can't sleep

Newly hatched Hoot, an owlet, and Honk, a fuzzy gosling, find themselves in the wrong nests after an egg mix-up places them with opposing families and compels them to find their way back home.

Nov 16, 2017
Here We Are - Notes for Living on Planet Earth by Jeffers, Oliver/ Jeffers, Oliver (ILT) Here We Are - Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Nov 16, 2017
Here we are - notes for living on planet Earth by Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator. Here we are - notes for living on planet Earth

In this salutation from Earth, the chronicler gives a tour of the planet and introduces those who call it home.

Nov 17, 2017
Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny, and Mike by Rylant, Cynthia, author. Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny, and Mike

Five guppies love their life in a little girl's fish tank until some new additions shake things up.

Nov 16, 2017
Gus Was a Friendly Ghost by Thayer, Jane Gus Was a Friendly Ghost

Nov 16, 2017
Gum by Willard, Nancy, author. Gum

"James and Danny are on a mission: to get the little silver race car out of the gumball machine at Mr. Wright's store. Only very, very, lucky people get both gumballs and the silver racer. It's a good thing one of James's quarters is a Canadian quarter, which just so happens to be very, very lucky. But is it lucky enough to get him that silver racer?" -- Jacket.

Nov 16, 2017
Great big things by Hoefler, Kate, author. Great big things

"The quiet heroism of one mouse on an arduous journey to bring another mouse the smallest of gifts serves as a reminder that it's not our size but what we're doing in this world that makes us small or big"--

Nov 22, 2017