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Children's Picture Books


Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks

monsters don't eat broccoli

Illustrations and rhyming text reveal how imagination can spice up even the healthiest meal.

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Over the River: A Turkey's Tale by Derek Anderson

over the river

Presents the words to the popular Thanksgiving song, with illustrations of a turkey family going to Grandma and Grandpa Turkey's house, pursued by a boy with a toy gun and a dog who are hunting for Thanksgiving dinner.

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JIngle Jingle by Nicola Smee

jingle jingle

Mr. Horse takes Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck on a snowy winter sleigh ride.

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Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano

turkey trouble

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, Turkey nervously makes a series of costumes, disguising himself as other farm animals in hopes that he can avoid being served as Thanksgiving dinner.

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The Great Thanksgiving Escape by Mark Fearing

great thanksgiving escape

Gavin, preparing for a boring Thanksgiving Day with his relatives, joins his cousin's effort to escape to the swing set in the backyard, a journey marked by sweater-wearing dogs, affectionate aunts, and grownups of inconvenient height.

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Moletown by Torben Kuhlmann


Torben Kuhlmann's stunningly illustrated, nearly wordless tale offers a fascinating window into an imaginary yet hauntingly familiar world under our feet, where the moles suddenly recognize the precarious balance between progress and preservation. But is it too late?

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My Dog, Bob by Richard Torrey

my dog bob

Like all dogs, Bob likes breakfast, takes rides in the family car and digs for bones. He's just like any other dog--except for a few quirks.

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Friendshape by Amy Krouse Rosenthal


Friends shape who we are. They make us laugh. They fill us with fun. They stand by us during life's up and downs. And even when we disagree with our friends, if they're tried-and-true, they don't stay bent out of shape for long. That's the beauty of a good buddy. This joyous book rejoices in the simple beauties of friendship, and reminds readers of all ages that it's good to have a group of pals.

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A Dog Wearing Shoes by Sangmi Ko

dog wearing shoes

Mini finds a dog in the park wearing shoes but no collar and begs to keep him, but soon she realizes that whoever put the shoes on him loves the dog, as well.

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What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night: a very messy adventure by Refe & Susan Tuma

what the dinosaurs did last night

Photographs and simple text reveal the mischief toy dinosaurs get into all night long, from knocking over potted plants to painting on walls.

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The Princess and the Giant by Caryl Hart

princess and the giant

When a grumpy giant stomps about keeping everyone awake at night Princess Sophie tries to find a way to help him get to sleep.

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Owly & Wormy, Bright Lights and Starry Nights by Andy Runton

owly & wormy bright lights and starry nights

On a slightly scary camping trip to study stars in the night sky, Owly and Wormy make new friends.

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