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Have You Seen My Duckling?

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
0-3
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

Mother duck needs help to find her mischievous missing duckling in this Caldecott Honor Book. She asks the other pond animals for help (though the missing one is never lost, only cleverly concealed in each picture).

A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
0-3
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

This wordless book tells the story of a boy and his dog trying to catch a frog. As they head home empty-handed, they are surprised to find that the frog followed them home!

Jack Wants a Snack

Age Level:
0-3
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

Jack wants to join the child’s tea party but so does a chipmunk. The adventure unfolds wordlessly in soft illustrations.

Flora and the Chicks

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
0-3
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

Flora places an empty bowl near a hen’s nest filled with eggs. One by one as the eggs hatch, Flora fills the bowl the yellow, orange, and even a brown chick. Expressive illustrations on plain backgrounds and large numbers from 1 to 10 convey the story.  The use of sturdy foldouts increases the delightful surprises as the chicks meet their new friend, Flora.

Pip & Pup

Age Level:
0-3
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

A small yellow chick in need of a playmate spies small puppy. The eager pup is more than happy to frolic but what do a pip and a pup share in common? Though wordless, their story of friendship emerges through gentle, expressive illustrations just right for slightly older toddlers.

10 Minutes Till Bedtime

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

At One Hoppin' Place, the countdown to bedtime is about to begin when a family of hamsters — a mother and father with nine kids and a baby all wearing numbered striped jerseys — arrives at the front door.

Tuesday

Genre:
Fiction, Fantasy
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

Slowly and quietly on this particular Tuesday, a few fat frogs begin hovering over a swamp, riding lily pads like magic carpets. Gradually, the flying fleet grows in momentum and number, sailing over the countryside and into an unsuspecting town.

The Snowman

Genre:
Fiction, Fantasy
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

In this charming tale, a little boy makes friends with a snowman. He wakes up on a snowy day, tells his mother he's going outside, then begins a flurry of snowman-building. That night, he can't sleep, so he opens the front door and lo! the snowman has come to life.

The Adventures of Polo

Genre:
Fiction, Fantasy
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

The rollicking adventures of Polo, a bright and resourceful pup, are told through lively, detailed pictures that warrant multiple examinations. Quick–paced and engaging, Polo brings all the right supplies for exploring the wider world by boat, plane and spaceship!

Good Night, Gorilla

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

When is a gorilla like Curious George? When he (and a parade of animals) follow the zookeeper home at bedtime — and snuggles in with the zookeeper's wife with very fast and funny results.

"You may have tangible wealth untold. Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be — I had a mother who read to me." — Strickland Gillilan