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Get kids giggling with fun tales perfect for read alouds!
 
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I Love You, Stinky Face
by Lisa McCourt Illustrated by Cyd Moore

As a mother lovingly tucks her child into bed, the imaginative child has...just a few questions. For instance, "What if I were an alligator with big, sharp teeth that could bite your head off?"

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Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf, and Grandma, The
by Diane Fox Illustrated by Christyan Fox
Cat begins to tell a tale about a little girl who wears a red cape with a hood. Dog loves stories about superheroes and special powers, but "Little Red Riding Hood" is not that kind of a story. Cat is determined to read the story the right way, but Dog has his own ideas about how it should go!
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No, David!
Series: No, David!
by David Shannon Illustrated by David Shannon

When David Shannon was five years old, he wrote and illustrated his first book. On every page were these words: NO, DAVID! . . .

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Pirate Girl
Series: Pirate Girl
by Cornelia Funke Illustrated by Kirsten Mayer
Ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard THINKS that he and the ruthless crew of the "Horrible Haddock" rule the high seas. But Firebeard and his band meet their match when they kidnap a small but feisty girl named Molly.
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Superworm
by Julia Donaldson Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Superworm's bug friends attempt to free him from the clutches of Wizard Lizard, who, having heard of Superworm's wondrous and heroic deeds, captures him and forces him to dig for treasure.
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Dumb Bunnies Go to the Zoo, The
Series: Dumb Bunnies
by Dav Pilkey Illustrated by Dav Pilkey

Go wild with the Dumb Bunnies! Momma Bunny is really dumb. Poppa Bunny is even dumber. And Baby Bunny is the dumbest bunny of all.

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Hi! Fly Guy- DAR
Series: Fly Guy, Book #1
by Tedd Arnold Illustrated by Tedd Arnold

Some kids have dogs and some kids have cats, but Buzz has a pet fly! In this first book of the hilarious series, Buzz enters his winged buddy in the Amazing Pet Competition. The judges scoff until they see all the extraordinary tricks the little fly can do.

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On Top of Spaghetti
by Paul Brett Johnson Illustrated by Tom Glazer

On top of spaghetti
All covered with cheese
I lost my poor meatball
When somebody sneezed...

In an adaptation of the original parody, the hound Yodeler Jones tells what happened when his beloved meatball escaped from a plateful of spaghetti and ended up under a bush outside his restaurant.

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Smooch Your Pooch
by Teddy Slater Margulies , Teddy Slater Illustrated by Arthur Howard
Funny and sweet, this rhyming ode to dogs reminds us to show our love every day — in small ways, in silly ways, in soft and warm and cuddly ways. With active, playful art that captures the fuzz and the motion in equal measure, this offering is sure to please children and puppies alike!
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End (Almost), The
by Jim Benton Illustrated by Jim Benton
A new picture book from the hilarious author of the bestselling Dear Dumb Diary series!
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Schol Rdr Lvl 1: Silly Milly
by Wendy Cheyette Lewison Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

A Level 1 easy reader with a great title, great game, and great illustrator!

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Pet for Fly Guy, A
Series: Fly Guy
by Tedd Arnold Illustrated by Tedd Arnold

What is the right pet for Fly Guy?

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I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel
by Caryn Yacowitz Illustrated by David Slonim

A family drives through the snow to visit their beloved bubbe, who spreads out a Chanukah supper for everyone to enjoy. But one dish goes a little wrong:

"I know an old lady who swallowed a dreidel,
A Chanukah dreidel she thought was a bagel...
Perhaps it's fatal."

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Very Cranky Bear, The
by Nick Bland Illustrated by Nick Bland

Moose, Lion, Zebra, and Sheep take shelter in a cave on a cold and rainy day, only to realize that a bear is there. The bear roars loudly and says that he is trying to sleep. Not understanding why the bear is so cranky, the other animals come up with ways to cheer up the bear.

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Huevos verdes con jamon
by Dr. Seuss

Sam-I-Am mounts a determined campaign to convince another Seuss character to eat a plate of green eggs and ham.

Dr. Seuss turns 50 easy words into magic in this time-honored classic.

"Limited vocabulary but unlimited exuberance of illustration." — School Library Journal

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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Series: Pigeon, Book #1
by Mo Willems Illustrated by Mo Willems

The bus driver is leaving for a little while and has one simple request: Don't let the pigeon drive the bus! It won't be easy; this bird is pushy. And he can be very persuasive.

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What Color Is Your Underwear?
by Sam Lloyd

This hilarious lift-the-flap features animals and their underwear!

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Piggy Paints
by Jim Benton Illustrated by Jim Benton
Jim Benton brings on the humor in a brand-new line of board books!

In Piggy Paints, one adorable pig spends his day painting pictures big and little!

Piggy paints big. Piggy paints little.
Piggy paints pigs with a kitty in the middle.

Piggy paints little. Piggy paints big.
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Robot Kitties
by Jim Benton Illustrated by Jim Benton
Jim Benton brings on the humor in a brand-new line of board books!

Follow mechanical cats up, down, and all around in Robot Kitties!

Robot kitties everywhere!
They're on the ground. They're in the air.

They're flying low. They're flying high,
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Where's My Fnurgle?
by Jim Benton Illustrated by Jim Benton
Jim Benton brings on the humor in a brand-new line of board books!

In Where's My Fnurgle, kids will search the book for a mysterious creature called a fnurgle that the narrator just can't seem to keep track of!

I have a fnurgle but I can't find him.
Where's my fnurgle?
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Five Stinky Socks
by Jim Benton Illustrated by Jim Benton
Jim Benton brings on the humor in a brand-new line of board books!

In Five Stinky Socks, one silly monster searches his house for his five super stinky socks!

1 stinky sock. I'll tell you why it stinks.
I used it to wash dirty dishes in the kitchen sink.
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Please, Mr. Panda
by Steve Antony Illustrated by Steve Antony

What is the proper way to ask Mr. Panda for doughnuts?

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There Is a Bird on Your Head!
by Mo Willems Illustrated by Mo Willems

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.

Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.

Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

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