by Falconer, Ian, E FALCONE

Olivia

Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.…

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by Starr, Ringo E STARR

Octopus's Garden

Presents a picture book rendering of the classic Beatles song and includes an accompanying CD recording and audio reading by the song's writer.…

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by Martin, Bill, E MARTIN

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.…

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by Hutchins, Pat, E HUTCHIN

Don't Forget the Bacon!

A little boy goes grocery shopping for his mother and tries hard to remember her instructions.…

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by Sorell, Traci E970.00497 CHEROKE

We Are Grateful : Otsaliheliga

Otsaliheliga is a Cherokee word that is used to express gratitude. Journey through the year with a Cherokee family and their tribal nation as they express thanks for celebrations big and small. This book presents a look at modern Native American life as told by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.…

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by Cronin, Doreen E CRONIN

Diary of a Spider

A young spider discovers, day by day, that there is a lot to learn about being a spider, including how to spin webs and avoid vacuum cleaners.…

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by Paxton, Tom, E PAXTON

The Marvelous Toy

A father gives to his young son the same marvelous toy that his father had given to him many years before.…

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by Ehlert, Lois E EHLERT

Planting a Rainbow

A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.…

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by Numeroff, Laura Joffe E NUMEROF

The Chicken Sisters

The Chicken sisters drive a troublesome wolf home to his mother with their overwhelming eccentricities.…

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by Claflin, Willy, E CLAFLIN

The Bully Goat Grim : a Maynard Moose Tale

A big bully, afflicted with Random Hostility Syndrome, terrorizes all of the forest animals until a clever young troll gets his goat.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Chester's Way

Chester and Wilson share the same exact way of doing things, until Lilly moves into the neighborhood and shows them that new ways can be just as good.…

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by Stewart, Sarah, E STEWART

The Money Tree

In summer the leaves on the strange tree growing in Miss McGillicuddy's yard are harvested by many people, but when Miss McGillicuddy thinks about needing firewood for the winter, she realizes the tree may have another use.…

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by Cazet, Denys E CAZET

The Octopus

Grandpa helps his favorite grandpup to avoid scratching his chicken pox by telling how he once had to fight off an octopus during a terrible storm.…

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by Hall, Donald, E HALL

Ox-cart Man

Describes the day-to-day life of an early nineteenth-century New England family throughout the changing seasons.…

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by Barrett, Judi E BARRETT

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.…

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The Wolves Are Back

For over a century, wolves were persecuted in the United States and nearly became extinct. Gradually reintroduced, they are thriving again in the West, much to the benefit of the ecosystem.…

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by Guthrie, Woody, J782.4208 GUTHRIE

Honeyky Hanukah

A family celebrates Hanukkah with latkes, hugs, kisses, and dancing.…

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Skippyjon Jones : Class Action

Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese cat who would rather be his Chihuahua alter ego, is determined to attend dog obedience school.…

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Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones

"Holy guacamole! Skippyjon Jones is crazy-loco for dinosaurs! The kitty boy enters (via his closet) the land of dinosaurs in search of the fabled Skipposaurus. Instead he runs into his old amigos, the Chimichango gang. When a T-Mex threatens the pack, it's El Skippito, the great sword fighter, to the rescue. With yips …

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by Stevens, Janet E STEVENS

The Princess and the Pea

A young girl feels a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds and proves that she is a real princess.…

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by McPhail, David, E MCPHAIL

Fix-it

It is when the fix-it man is trying to repair the television and her parents are trying to entertain her that Emma becomes so interested in reading, she no longer cares about TV.…

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by Paul, Ann Whitford E PAUL

Fiesta Fiasco

When shopping for Culebra's birthday, Conejo convinces his friends Iguana and Tortuga to buy all the wrong presents. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used.…

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by Angelou, Maya E811.54 ANGELOU

Amazing Peace : : a Christmas Poem

Angelou's poem celebrates the promise of peace in the holiday season. In this simple story, a family joins with their community--rich and poor, black and white, Muslim and Jew--to celebrate the holidays.…

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by Wu, Faye-Lynn E398.8095 WU

Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes : Share and Sing in Two Langua

A collection of nursery rhymes in English and Chinese, some originating from each tradition, interspersed with facts about Chinese culture and traditions.…

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by Cowell, Cressida E COWELL

How to Be a Viking

Unlike his large and brave fellow Vikings, Hiccup is small and afraid of everything until he helps steer his ship to safety during a storm.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Presents a selection of classic jazz songs about the seasons, weather, and other subjects performed by well-known singers which can be used as bedtime lullabies for young children.…

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by Kalan, Robert E KALAN

Jump, Frog, Jump!

A cumulative tale in which a frog tries to catch a fly without getting caught itself.…

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by Fleming, Candace E FLEMING

Tippy-tippy-tippy, Hide!

Having worked all summer at keeping bunnies out of his garden, Mr. McGreely looks forward to a peaceful winter--if only he can keep those naughty bunnies from invading his home.…

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by Williams, Brenda, E WILLIAM

Outdoor Opposites

Rhyming lyrics teach about opposites, including high and low and fast and slow.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J491.78 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Russian. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Russian with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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The Friendly Beasts :

An illustrated version of an old English Christmas carol in which animals tell of the gifts they have given to the newborn Jesus.…

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by Engelbreit, Mary J398.8 ENGELBE

Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose : One Hundred Best-loved Verses

An illustrated collection of one hundred nursery rhymes, including "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and other familiar poems, as well as "Mary had a Pretty Bird" and other less familiar ones.…

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Goodnight Songs

A previously unpublished collection of twelve lullabies, illustrated by contemporary, award-winning artists including Jonathan Bean, Sophie Blackall, Renata Liwska, and Dan Yaccarino.…

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by Claflin, Willy, E CLAFLIN

Rapunzel and the Seven Dwarfs : a Maynard Moose Tale

Combines and resets the classic tales of Rapunzel and Snow White in the Northern Piney Woods of Alaska, where a prince riding a white moose tries to rescue a long-haired beauty who has been poisoned by a witch.…

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by Martin, Bill, E MARTIN

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.…

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by Gibbons, Gail E595.789 GIBBONS

Monarch Butterfly

Describes the life cycle, body parts, and behavior of the monarch butterfly. Includes instructions on how to raise a monarch.…

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by Kalman, Maira E974.7104 KALMAN

Fireboat : the Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harve

A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001.…

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by Stewart, Sarah, E STEWART

The Journey

A young Amish girl tells her "silent friend," her diary, about all the wondrous experiences she has on her first trip to a city, Chicago.…

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by Gill, Jim E GILL

A Soup Opera

This is a richly illustrated story of a man, a bowl of soup and the man's operatic and frustrating quest to eat it.…

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Crow Boy

Concern and understanding on the part of his teacher result in bringing to young Chibi, shunned for years by his classmates as an outsider, a respect and popularity he had never known.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Jessica

Ruthie does everything with her imaginary friend Jessica; and then on her first day at kindergarten, she meets a real new friend with the same name.…

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by Thompson, Emma E THOMPSO

The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit

Although they were sent to pick blueberries, Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin Bunny cannot resist sneaking into the fair.…

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by Keats, Ezra Jack E KEATS

Hi, Cat!

Archie is full of ideas to entertain his friends, but the new cat in the neighborhood makes it difficult.…

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Goodnight Songs : a Celebration of the Seasons

Twelve seasonal lullabies are illustrated by contemporary artists, including Floyd Cooper, Leo Espinosa, and Dadu Shin.…

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by Hoberman, Mary Ann E HOBERMA

A House is a House for Me

Lists in rhyme the dwellings of various animals and things.…

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Thousand Star Hotel

Once upon a time there were two muskrats who lived in a cabin near a big old river. Mr. Muskrat dreamt of catching enough fish to make them rich; Mrs. Muskrat was happy if they caught enough for a good supper. Then, one day, they reel in a giant golden catfish who promises to grant their wish if they set him free. The …

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by Thompson, Emma E THOMPSO

The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit

In her second Further Tale of Peter Rabbit, Emma Thompson returns Peter to his home in the Lake District. Peter and his silly cousin Benjamin are helping their friend William, a turkey, who is in danger of becoming Mr and Mrs McGregor's Christmas dinner.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E398.21 KIMMEL

The Gingerbread Man

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals, until he meets a clever fox.…

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by Wood, Audrey E WOOD

The Napping House

Six original songs accompany the story of the granny, child, dog, cat, mouse, and flea who settle down for a not-so-restful nap on a rainy afternoon.…

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by Queen Latifah, E LATIFAH

Queen of the Scene

A self-confident young African-American girl explains why she is "queen of the scene" at the playground.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E KIMMEL

I Took My Frog to the Library

A young girl brings her pets to the library, with predictably disastrous results.…

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by Raschka, Christopher EB-PARKER RASCHKA

Charlie Parker Played Be Bop

Introduces the famous saxophonist and his style of jazz known as bebop ; includes "Night in Tunisia" written by Dizzy Gillespie from the CD "Jazz at Massey Hall" published by Universal MCA Music Publishing, courtesy of Fantasy, Inc.…

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by Loggins, Kenny E LOGGINS

Footloose

In this version of the pop rock song "Footloose," zookeeper Jack joins the zoo animals in an all-night dance party.…

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Dewey Bob

Dewey Bob Crockett is a young raccoon who loves to collect shiny things, but he discovers that it is a lot harder for a raccoon to collect--and keep--a friend.…

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by Meddaugh, Susan E MEDDAUG

Martha Speaks

Problems arise when Martha, the family dog, learns to speak after eating alphabet soup.…

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by Keats, Ezra Jack E KEATS

Whistle for Willie

A little boy wishes so much that he could whistle.…

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by Bemelmans, Ludwig, E BEMELMA

Madeline's Rescue

A hound rescues a schoolgirl from the Seine, becomes a beloved school pet, is chased away by the trustees, and returns with a surprise.…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E573.87 JENKINS

What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

Animals can do amazing things with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails. Some of the skills are highlighted in this interactive guessing book. The CD also includes additional animal facts.…

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by Hout, Mies van E HOUT

Pussycat, Pussycat

Mies van Hout's inimitable way with animals is on vibrant display in this collection of favorite nursery rhymes and songs for young children. From the demure kitty of the title to frogs, horses, sheep, mice, and more, this is sure to be a favorite from story time to bedtime. The accompanying CD features a warm maternal…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Storybook: With whimsical, dream-like illustrations, this book includes a selection of jazz standards and lullabies evoking the different seasons that will rock young children into a sweet, blissful sleep. Lyrics and brief explanatory notes accompany each featured song with whimsical, dream-like illustrations.…

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by Hutchins, Pat, E HUTCHIN

The Doorbell Rang

Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies.…

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Skippyjon Jones, Lost in Spice

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, has an adventure on Mars.…

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by Robertus, Polly M. E ROBERTU

The Dog Who Had Kittens

Baxter the Basset Hound comes to the aid of some kittens when their mother disappears one afternoon.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

CD: Thirteen timeless classics recorded by singing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan and Ray Charles, amongst others.…

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Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat with an overactive imagination who would rather be El Skippito, his Zorro-like alter ego.…

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by Kalmanoff, Martin, E KALMANO

The Big Bell and the Little Bell

The tale of a king who has to decide which bell--large or small, loud or soft--he wants to ring out on his wedding day.…

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by Raschka, Christopher E RASCHKA

John Coltrane's Giant Steps

John Coltrane's musical composition is performed by a box, a snowflake, some raindrops, and a kitten.…

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Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat who wants to be a Chihuahua dog.…

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by LaChanze E LACHANZ

Little Diva

Nena wants to be a Diva, with a capital D, just like her mommy, who's a star on Broadway. So she learns all she can about singing and dancing when she is at the theater and trains day and night to make her dreams come true.…

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