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Super Spring Stories

Celebrate the season with these refreshing read-alouds.
 
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Waiting for Wings
by Lois Ehlert

Every spring, butterflies emerge and dazzle the world with their vibrant beauty. But where do butterflies come from? How are they born? What do they eat, and how?

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Rabbit’s Good News
by Ruth Bornstein Illustrated by Ruth Bornstein

Poetic text and brightly hued pastel drawings capture springtime's sweet smells, soft sounds, and blooming colors in this simple, captivating story for very young children.

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Poppleton in Spring
Series: Poppleton, Book #5
by Cynthia Rylant Illustrated by Mark Teague
Poppleton loves everything about spring and makes grand plans for cleaning, bicycle shopping, and sleeping in a tent.
"The text is just right for beginning readers and the lively illustrations offer plenty of visual clues and a touch of the absurd humor that appeals to this set.
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Paperback Book: $3.19

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It's Spring!
by Samantha Berger , Pamela Chanko Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Berger and Chanko's breezy rhyming text and Sweet's charming watercolor illustrations tell a delightful story of adorable woodland animals spreading the news that spring has arrived in the forest.

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Board Book: $5.59

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Inch by Inch
by Leo Lionni Illustrated by Leo Lionni
Meet a winning, winsome inchworm, proud of his ability to measure anything under the sun.
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Paperback Book: $5.59

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In the Small, Small Pond
by Denise Fleming Illustrated by Denise Fleming

Spring is here, and along with it a flurry of activity for nature-minded kids to observe! An energetic frog takes us on a tour of the small, small pond, mischievously interrupting the other animals at work and play.

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Hurray for Spring!
by Patricia Hubbell Illustrated by Taia Morley
Hurray for Spring! is a whimsical welcome to a child's favorite season. Delightful, rhyming text with lots of fun words make this a wonderfully cadenced anthem to spring. Adorable illustrations with larger-than-life details spring off the page.
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Counting in the Garden
by Kim Parker Illustrated by Kim Parker

From talented textile designer Kim Parker comes a gorgeous counting book in which readers can count from one to ten while they search among the colorful flowers for various creatures hidden among lush garden scenes. Full color.

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Hi, Koo!
by Jon J Muth Illustrated by Jon J Muth
Caldecott Honoree author/artist Jon J Muth takes a fresh and exciting new look at the four seasons!
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Picture Book: $12.59

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All Year Round
by Susan B. Katz Illustrated by Eiko Ojala

Illustrations and short verses introduce shapes associated with each month of the year, such as circles that make up a January snowman, and triangular treats enjoyed in November.

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Picture Book: $12.59

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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog!
by Lucille Colandro Illustrated by Jared D. Lee
Spring is in the air, and everyone's favorite old lady is ready to celebrate!
That zany old lady is back, and with a serious case of spring fever!
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Paperback Book: $5.59

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Days with Frog and Toad
by Arnold Lobel

What can be more wonderful than spending time with a friend? Frog and Toad do almost everything together. When Toad worries about cleaning his house, Frog is there to support him. When Frog wants to fly a kite, Toad is there to help him.

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Busy Butterflies
by Gail Tuchman

Butterflies come alive in this SCHOLASTIC DISCOVER MORE READER.

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Paperback Book: $3.19

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Bluebird's Nest
by Dorothea DePrisco Illustrated by Jo Parry
Bluebird is gathering things for spring. What could she be making? Watch her collection grow with every turn of the page and discover Bluebird's surprise.
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