Animals

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Under Five
Ah Ha! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452112657
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - August 20th, 2013

Two little letters tell a big tale in this lively read-aloud full of drama, surprise, and loads of fun. 

 


Animal ABC Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735841369
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Published: Northsouth Books - September 1st, 2013

Easy-to-read couplets about 26 amazing animals, most real, two imaginary.  

 


Animal Opposites Cover Image
By Petr Horacek, Petr Horacek (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763667764
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 6th, 2013

Behind each colorful flap, discover the dynamic pop-up animals that are in contrast to the visible ones.  

 


Ball Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780547759364
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 2nd, 2013

Expressive, humorous illustrations and just one repeated word convey a dog's single-minded devotion and a young girl's adoration.  

 


Bella Loves Bunny Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419705434
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Published: ABRAMS - February 12th, 2013

Follow a little girl and her stuffed bunny from morning light to sleepy time.

 


Bully Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596436305
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 16th, 2013

A little bull who has been bullied finds out that he is also acting like a bully. Can he change? 

 


Busy-Busy Little Chick Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374347468
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - February 19th, 2013

Little Chick's work ethic rivals Little Red Hen's.  While his family feasts, he makes them a new home. 

 


Catty Jane Who Loved to Dance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590789827
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - September 1st, 2013

Although she is a wonderful ballet student, Catty Jane isn't a good friend to Froggy when she rejects his vaults and somersaults.

 


Cheer Up, Mouse! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547681078
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - January 15th, 2013

Beautiful watercolors depict mouse's concerned friends who go to great lengths to make him smile. 

 


Construction Kitties Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805091052
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 5th, 2013

Construction kitties are hard at work building a playground with their loaders, excavators, dump trucks, and back hoes.  

 


Cub's Big World Cover Image
By Sarah L. Thomson, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780544057395
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Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - November 5th, 2013

There's an exciting world beyond the comfort of home - but it is too big and is mom too far away to keep cub safe? 

 


Daisy Gets Lost Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780449817414
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - October 8th, 2013

When Daisy chases a squirrel deep into the woods, she doesn't know how to get home. Will the dog and her distraught owner reunite? 

 


Dinosaur Rescue! Cover Image
By Penny Dale, Penny Dale (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763668297
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Published: Nosy Crow - November 12th, 2013

What happens when dinosaurs are involved in a transportation emergency? Discover the delightful, action-packed solution. 

 


Dog Loves Counting Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780449813423
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2013

Dog couldn't fall asleep until he started counting with his creature friends.

 


Eat Like a Bear Cover Image
By April Pulley Sayre, Steve Jenkins (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805090390
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 22nd, 2013

Poetic text and colorful cut and torn-paper collages portray the activities of a brown bear from the time she emerges from hibernation until it is time to settle in again. 

 


Flora and the Flamingo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781452110066
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 5th, 2013

Chubby Flora and a tall flamingo - unlikely dance partners - glide, sway, and splash together in this wordless book.  

 


Gobble You Up! Cover Image
By Sunita Sunita (Artist), Gita Wolf (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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ISBN: 9788192317144
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Published: Tara Books - October 15th, 2013

A wily jackal gobbles up any animal that approaches him until he bursts.  Does he learn his lesson?

 


Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? Cover Image
By Eve Bunting, Sergio Ruzzier (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780547752679
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Published: Clarion Books - March 5th, 2013

Duck looks everywhere for his new blue socks.  Can his friends help him find them? 

 


Hello, Mama Wallaroo Cover Image
By Darrin Lunde, Patricia J. Wynne (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781570917967
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - August 1st, 2013

Interesting facts about a kind of kangaroo are revealed in a question-answer format.

 


Hello, My Name Is Ruby: A Picture Book Cover Image
By Philip C. Stead, Philip C. Stead (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781596438095
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 3rd, 2013

A small bird encounters many other kinds of birds on her search for friends.  

 


How to Hide a Lion Cover Image
By Helen Stephens, Helen Stephens (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805098341
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 1st, 2013

Iris has trouble hiding her large newfound friend, who frightens the townspeople. 

 


I Spy on the Farm Cover Image
By Edward Gibbs, Edward Gibbs (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763664312
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Published: Templar Books - February 26th, 2013

Look through the spy holes to guess the identity of some noisy animals. 

 


If You Want to See a Whale Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781596437319
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 7th, 2013

If you want to see a whale, you must wait patiently and try not to get distracted by other beautiful things.  

 


If You Were a Panda Bear Cover Image
By Florence Minor, Wendell Minor (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780061950902
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 25th, 2013

Simple rhymes and bold gouache illustrations present eight different kinds of bears.

 


Katie and the Puppy Next Door Cover Image
By John Himmelman, John Himmelman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805094848
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - March 19th, 2013

When a visitor plays with her toys and eats her food, Katie discovers that sharing is very hard. 

 


The Lamb and the Butterfly Cover Image
By Arnold Sundgaard, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780545443265
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Published: Orchard Books - February 1st, 2013

A protected lamb and an independent butterfly discuss their different ways of living. 

 


Little Dinos Don't Push Cover Image
By Michael Dahl, Adam Record (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781404875340
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Published: Picture Window Books - February 1st, 2013

Little Dino learns what to push and when not to push.  


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Little Naomi, Little Chick Cover Image
By Avirama Golan, Raaya Karas (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802854278
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2013

Compare how a preschooler and a chick spend their action-packed day! 

 


Lost Cat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547974583
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 22nd, 2013

Slipper's long journey to find a new family after she is lost is an immensely satisfying story.

 


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Lucky Ducklings Cover Image
By Eva Moore, Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780439448611
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Published: Orchard Books (NY) - February 1st, 2013

Out for a walk in town, Mama Duck takes her babies across a storm drain with wide openings. 

 


Maria Had a Little Llama / Maria Tenia Una Llamita Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805093339
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - August 20th, 2013

In this bilingual version of the nursery rhyme, Mary lives in Peru and has a different kind of pet! 

 


Me First! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781592701360
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - August 27th, 2013

A young duck always wants to be first...until he gets an unwelcome surprise.


Me Too! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823427444
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Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 2013

Captivating watercolor and ink drawings accompany this gentle tale of Bear and Chipmunk's snowy day adventures. 

 


Momo and Snap Are Not Friends! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781846436031
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Published: Child's Play International - April 1st, 2013

Can a gentle monkey and a fierce alligator ever be friends? Playful action and imaginative sounds answer this question with surprising results. 

 


A Moose That Says Moo Cover Image
By Jennifer Hamburg, Sue Truesdell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780374350581
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - October 1st, 2013

A series of silly animals form a chaotic zoo created by an inventive young girl.  

 


My First Day Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547738512
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - February 12th, 2013

From the Emperor Penguin to Darwin's Frog, each of the twenty-one species described here adapt differently on their birth day.  

 


Noisy Bug Sing-Along Cover Image
By John Himmelman, John Himmelman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781584691914
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Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - March 1st, 2013

Every bug makes a distinct sound, and you can make those sounds too!

 


Noisy Frog Sing-Along Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781584693390
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Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - September 1st, 2013

An introduction to a chorus of noisy frogs (and one silent salamander) is enhanced by activities and brightly colored illustrations.

 


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Nurse Clementine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763663827
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 12th, 2013

Clementine Brown uses her new first-aid kit to bandage her parents and her dog, but her brother resists until he really needs her help. 

 


Ol' Mama Squirrel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399256721
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 21st, 2013

"Chook! Chook! Chook!" Mama Squirrel would say, and danger would usually go away. But what will it take to make the threatening bear flee?

 


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Oliver and His Alligator Cover Image
By Paul Schmid, Paul Schmid (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781423174370
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Published: Disney Press - June 25th, 2013

Oliver is nervous, but his "bravery" gets in the way of his first day of school. 

 


Open Very Carefully: A Book with Bite Cover Image
By Nick Bromley, Nicola O'Byrne (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763661632
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Published: Nosy Crow - February 26th, 2013

A hungry crocodile "invades" a copy of The Ugly Duckling and begins to gobble up the words.  Getting rid of him is not easy.

 


Over in a River: Flowing Out to the Sea Cover Image
By Marianne Berkes, Jill Dubin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781584693291
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Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - September 1st, 2013

Ten United States rivers and the animals that inhabit them are described in this variation on the classic "Over in the Meadow". 

 


Patch Cover Image
By David Slonim, David Slonim (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781596436435
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 30th, 2013

A young boy describes three amusing adventures with his beloved dog. 

 


Peck, Peck, Peck Cover Image
By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763666217
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 6th, 2013

A woodpecker's daddy teaches him how to peck a tree.  

 


Penguin on Vacation Cover Image
By Salina Yoon, Salina Yoon (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802733979
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Published: Walker Childrens - April 16th, 2013

Colorful black-lined illustrations depict the joy of going somewhere new and making new friends. 

 


Polar Bear Morning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780439698856
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 1st, 2013

Bold, energetic art helps tell a simple tale of friendship between two polar bear cubs. 

 


Quick Duck! Cover Image
By Mary Murphy, Mary Murphy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763660222
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 12th, 2013

Duck waddles out, under, around, down, through, and over to catch up with mother and siblings.  

 


Rabbit and the Not-So-Big-Bad Wolf Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823428137
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Published: Holiday House - January 7th, 2013

Humorous mixed-media drawings capture this imaginative tale of a scared rabbit, which may inspire readers to draw their own creations. 

 


Senor Pancho Had a Rancho Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823426324
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Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 2013

Old MacDonald and Señor Pancho both have a lot of noisy farm animals in this festive, bilingual sing-a-long.


The Silver Moon: Lullabies and Cradle Songs Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Jui Ishida (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062014672
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 24th, 2013

Lilting rhythmic bedtime poems feature connections to the animal world. 

 


Stick! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763666163
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 6th, 2013

Puppy has a nice stick but no one wants to play with him, until...Has puppy finally found a friend?

 


The Story of Fish & Snail Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670784899
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Published: Viking Children's Books - June 13th, 2013

When Fish finds a new story, will Snail have the courage to follow him through it, or will this be the end of their friendship?

 


There, There Cover Image
By Sam McBratney, Ivan Bates (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763667023
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Published: Templar Books - September 10th, 2013

Hansie Bear knows just what to do when his dad gets a thorn in his foot.  

 


This Little Hamster Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781459804104
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 1st, 2013

Simple rhymes and engaging digitally colored drawings introduce colors. 

 


Thumpy Feet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823429011
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Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 2013

Chant along as frisky cat eats ("lucky lick"), plays and naps ("snoozy snooze"). 

 


Uh-Oh, Dodo! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590789292
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - April 1st, 2013

A young bird goes for a long walk with his mother, singing, collecting things, and meeting other animals. 


The Very Big Carrot Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802854261
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - July 3rd, 2013

Six imaginative rabbits consider what they might do with the carrot they have dug up. 

 


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Whale Shines: An Artistic Tale Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419708480
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2013

A whale, with help from the plankton, manages to join the other sea animals in entering the annual art exhibition.  

 


What Will Hatch? Cover Image
By Jennifer Ward, Susie Ghahremani (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802723123
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Published: Walker Childrens - February 12th, 2013

Guess what animal will hatch from eggs different in size, color, and shape. 

 


Yoo-Hoo, Ladybug! Cover Image
By Mem Fox, Laura Ljungkvist (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781442434004
Availability: Backordered
Published: Beach Lane Books - May 7th, 2013

A very simple rhyming text coupled with colorful digital illustrations comprises this seek-and-find book.