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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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The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf, and Grandma
by Diane Fox , Diane Fox Illustrated by Christyan Fox
A comical twist on "Little Red Riding Hood" told by Cat and Dog!

Cat starts reading "Little Red Riding Hood" and explains, "It's a story about a little girl who always wears a red cape with a hood."

Dog says, "COOL! I love stories about superheroes. What's her special power?"

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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! . . . and a picture of David doing things he was not supposed to do.  All he hears from his mother as he breaks his mother's rules is "No, David!", "That's enough, David!", and "Settle down!" 

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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
A wacky and fun new adventure from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, starring a truly unforgettable hero!

Toad in trouble? Beetle in a jam? Never fear -- Superworm is here! And he's wiggling to the rescue!
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The Dumb Bunnies Go to the Zoo
Series: Dumb Bunnies
by Sue Denim Illustrated by Dav Pilkey

When the Dumb Bunnies visit the zoo they let all the animals out of their cages because they mistake a butterfly for an escaped lion.

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Hi! Fly Guy
Series: Fly Guy, Book #1
by Tedd Arnold Illustrated by Tedd Arnold
From bestselling author/illustrator Tedd Arnold comes the hilarious FLY GUY!

"A fly was flying. He was looking for something to eat. Something tasty. Something slimy. A boy was walking. He was looking for something to catch. Something smart. Something for The Amazing Pet Show."

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

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

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Smooch Your Pooch
by 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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The End (Almost)
by Jim Benton
A new picture book from the hilarious author of the bestselling Dear Dumb Diary series!
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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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A Pet for Fly Guy
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
You've never seen Hanukkah or the "I Know an Old Lady" story like this before . . . through hilarious takes on the world's greatest works of art!

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

Four animal friends cheer up a very cranky bear.

Nick Bland's expressive, adorable illustrations complement delightful, rhyming, read-aloud text in this lesson about the importance of sharing with others.

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Green Eggs and Ham
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!
by Mo Willems Illustrated by Mo Willems

The bus driver has to leave for a while, and he makes one request of readers: "Don't let the pigeon drive the bus." It's the height of common sense, but the driver clearly knows this determined pigeon and readers do not — yet.

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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.

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

Patiently and politely, Mr. Panda asks the animals he comes across if they would like a doughnut. A penguin, a skunk, and a whale all say yes, but they do not remember to say "please" and "thank you." Is anyone worthy of Mr. Panda's 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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