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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

by Bill Martin, Jr.
ISBN: 9780805017441

Young readers will learn about animals and color in this fun book where different animals introduce each other by using clever rhymes.


by Remy Charlip
ISBN: 9780689716607

Ned gets into all sorts of misadventures as his luck turns from good to bad to good again.

Good Night, Gorilla

by Peggy Rathmann
ISBN: 9780399224454

A little gorilla steals the zookeeper's keys, unlocks the cages of the other animals, and the whole group follows the zookeeper to his house.

Is Your Mama a Llama?

by Deborah Guarino
ISBN: 9780590447256

A rhyming text that follows Lloyd the young llama on his quest to find out who else might have a llama for a Mama.

Jesse Bear What Will You Wear?

by Nancy White Carlstrom
ISBN: 9780027173505

This fun rhyming story about a day in the life of Jesse Bear contains bright, colorful illustrations.

Jump, Frog, Jump!

by Robert Kalan
ISBN: 9780688092412

A frog trying to capture a fly suddenly finds himself being held captive and must jump in order to escape imminent danger.

Millions of Cats

by Wanda Gag
ISBN: 9780698200913

An enchanting tale of a very old man who goes off in search of prettiest cat- in the world for -his wife and returns vvith millions of cats from which to choose.

Miss Polly Has a Dolly

by Pamela Duncan Edwards
ISBN: 9780399238574

Children will enjoy reading along to this expanded version of the popular street rhyming chant (Miss Polly has a dolly who is sick, sick, sick).

My Little Sister Ate One Hare

by Bill Grossman
ISBN: 9780517596005

Entertaining counting/rhyming story about a young magician who cheerfully consumes just about anything.

Rhyming Dust Bunnies

by Jan Thomas
ISBN: 9781416979760

A group of rhyming dust bunnies encounter resistance from a fourth dust bunny, only to learn that he is trying to warn them of impending danger from the broom and vacuum cleaner.

The Jacket! Wear in the Snow

by Shirley Neitzel
ISBN: 9780688080280

A book about the layers of clothes that we put on and take off, told in appealing rhymes.

The Little Red Hen

by Paul Galdone
ISBN: 9781846865756

In this rollicking rendition of the classic tale, the hardworking little red hen tries to get her friends to help with her chores.

The Magic Hat

by Mem Fox
ISBN: 9780152010256

A magical hat, leaving a trail of sparkles and glitter, turns the townspeople into fun-loving animals. Guessing which animal the next person turns into captivates and engages young readers.

The Napping House

by Audrey Wood
ISBN: 9780152567088

A grandmother, child, and various pets all share a bed and take a nap together, until they are joined by a wakeful flea that causes a huge commotion.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle
ISBN: 9780399208539

The 40th anniversary of this book is a pop-up adventure that makes the story of the caterpillar's transformation into a butterfly even more intriguing

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