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Smick by Doreen Cronin


Can friendship bloom between a dog and a chick?

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Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman

Aliens love underpants

There is no underware in space so aliens visit Earth and play in the clothes drying on the line.

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Such a Little Mouse by Alice Schertle

Such a little mouse

In every season a little mouse pops out of his hole in the meadow and explores his world, gathering the food and supplies he will need when winter comes.

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Chu's Day at the Beach by Neil Gaiman

Chu's day at the beach

Chu and his family are going to the beach! Chu is excited. He will get to play in the sand and wade in the water. But what will happen if Chu sneezes at the beach? And what will happen if he doesn't?

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Rodeo Red by Maripat Perkins

rodeo red

Rodeo Red and her hound dog, Rusty, are happy as can be until Side Swiping Slim comes to town and starts stirring up trouble for them, but when Slim steals Rusty, Red will do anything to get him back--even give up the birthday gift her Aunt Sal, a city slicker, sent.

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Yeti and the Bird by Nadia Shireen

Yeti and the Bird

Deep in the forest lives the biggest, hairiest, scariest yeti anyone has ever seen. And he is also the loneliest yeti around. Then one day…THUNK! Someone lands on Yeti’s head. And that someone isn’t scared of Yeti at all. Could that someone be a friend?

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Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry

Stick and Stone

Stick and Stone are both lonely until Pinecone's teasing causes one to stick up for the other, and a solid friendship is formed.

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The Great Cheese Robbery by Tim Warnes

The Great Cheese Robbery

Patrick Elephant is scared of lots of things, like the dark and the fluff under the sofa. His daddy isn't scared of anything - except mice! So when a mouse posing as a cheese inspector tries to steal the elephants' cheese, Daddy is too terrified to stop him! Can little Patrick Elephant save the cheese - and his father?

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Dinosaur vs. the Library by Bob Shea

Dinosaur vs the Library

Dinosaur is going to one of his favorite places, the library, and on the way he encounters a series of animals, including a cow, baby chicks, a turtle, and an owl, and shares his roars with each.

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Winnie : The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally M. Walker

Winnie : the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when Harry went to battle? Harry found just the right place for Winnie--the London Zoo. There a boy named Christopher Robin played with Winnie--he could care for this bear too!

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The Scraps Book : Notes From a Colorful Life by Lois Ehlert

The scraps book : notes from a colorful life

Lois takes readers and aspiring artists on a delightful behind-the-scenes tour of her books and her book-making process. Part fascinating retrospective, part moving testament to the value of following your dreams, this richly illustrated picture book is sure to inspire children and adults alike to explore their own creativity.

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