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A loud winter's nap by Hudson, Katy, author, illustrator. A loud winter's nap

Every year Tortoise sleeps through winter. He assumes he isn't missing much. Will Tortoise sleep through another winter, or will his friends convince him to stay awake and experience the frosty fun of winter?

Nov 22, 2017
Alfie and dad by Hughes, Shirley, 1927- author. Alfie and dad

Alfie's dad is always there for Alfie and Annie Rose. He's there to reassure Alfie during a restless night; he's there to find Alfie's favourite toy Flumbo when he gets left on the bus; and most of all he loves spending time with his children and they love spending time with him! This book celebrates that special relationship between children and their dads.

Nov 18, 2017
Bear and Chicken by Ho, Jannie, author, illustrator. Bear and Chicken

Waking up in Bear's house Chicken begins to fear that Bear is actually preparing to eat him for lunch.

Nov 18, 2017
Chengdu can do by Saltzberg, Barney, author, illustrator. Chengdu can do

Chengdu, a little panda, tries to do as much as he can on his own, until he learns he could use some help.

Nov 18, 2017
Feather by Cao, Wenxuan, 1954- author. Feather

A single feather, blown about by the wind, asks a variety of birds if she belongs to them but is dismissed time and again until she gives up her quest.

Nov 17, 2017
Fox and the bike ride by Tabor, Corey R., author. Fox and the bike ride

Fun-loving, mischievous Fox from Fox and the Jumping Contest is back in this charming and hilarious tale of friendship, adventure and snacks.It's the day of the animals annual bike ride, and Fox is not excited. Every year it s the same old, same old.

Nov 17, 2017
Game of gnomes by Mayer, Kirsten, author. Game of gnomes

Tired of being known only for her curly red hair, Ginger Gnome competes in the Winter Gnome Games, where she definitely gets attention.

Nov 22, 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 Santa by Maruyama, Yko, author, illustrator. Little Santa

When Santa Claus takes a tumble and sprains his ankle, it falls upon his son, Little Santa, to don the red suit and deliver the gifts.

Nov 18, 2017
Made by Raffi by Pomranz, Craig, author. Made by Raffi

As a shy boy, Raffi is a loner and teased at school until one day he discovers knitting and decides to make a scarf for his father and a cape for the prince in the school play.

Nov 17, 2017
My grandpa's chair by Pak, Jiyeon, author, illustrator. My grandpa's chair

A young girl tries to help her grandfather find a new chair in this moving picture book about loss and how the love of family can warm even the most broken heart. Julie’s grandfather is looking for a new chair. But no matter what kind of chair he tries, he can never seem to find the right one. Some chairs are too small; others are too soft. Some are too hard, while others are too fancy. Just when Grandfather thinks he’ll never find the right chair, Julie takes him to a park. And there, Grandfath

Nov 22, 2017
My Lazy Cat by Roussey, Christine My Lazy Cat

Nov 22, 2017
Naughty Claudine's Christmas by Jennings, Patrick, author. Naughty Claudine's Christmas

Because Claudine thinks Santa is rude, she tries to keep him from coming down her chimney by getting on his naughty list.

Nov 17, 2017

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