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Duck's Key: Where Can It Be?

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

Duck has lost the keys to his big red truck. While he looks for them, readers lift the flap to see that Frog is hiding them, leading Duck to the car where the keys are hidden in plain sight! Frog’s joke is sure to please the youngest reader as they predict where the keys will turn up next.

How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?

Illustrated by:
Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
0-3
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

Short rhyming text contrasts with illustrations of huge dinosaurs who are ailing with sniffles and coughs. Of course, the dinosaurs (with their names tucked into each page) are being helped by a caring but seemingly small adult in this companion to How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

Swimsuit

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

A hairless toddler at the beach is the star of this child-sized, sturdy book. One word accompanies each simple, colorful illustration to introduce words like swimsuit, sunscreen, and sleep as the sun goes down.

My Daddy and I

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

A boy and his father, shown as African Americans in warmly hued illustrations, enjoy doing everyday activities together, from laundry to sharing a book and more. The simple pleasures of family life are conveyed affectionately through easy but flowing language and realistic paintings in a sturdy format.

Max's First Word

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

No matter how hard Ruby tries to get her baby brother to say the names of the objects around him, Max will only say “Bang!” One day, however, Ruby gets a big surprise from Max’s first real word. Understated humor and bright, bold illustrations appeal to children and their adults.

Bunny Money

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

Bunny siblings, Max and Ruby, want to get their grandmother the perfect present. Ruby’s full wallet slowly empties as their shopping expeditions require a trip to the Laundromat, a snack and more! Young readers can copy endpapers with funny bunny money to “spend” and count along with the indomitable Max and Ruby.

Olivia Counts

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

The engaging pig first met in Olivia (Atheneum, 2000)introduces counting from one to ten. Youngchildren will enjoy Olivia’s mischief and silly posesin this simple but appealing counting book.

Gossie and Gertie

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

When Gossie loses her beloved red boots, she searches everywhere for them. Ultimately, she finds Gertie, another gosling, wearing her boots! The small yellow birds settle their issue and go off together, each wearing one red boot. The small, square book ideally supports the crisp, appealing illustrations.

Big Silver Space Shuttle

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

A brightly colored and intricately detailed space shuttle prepares for liftoff, then shoots into space, leaving Earth's atmosphere and going into orbit.

Where's Spot?

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

That silly puppy Spot! He's hiding from his mom right before supper and so she — with the reader's help — must find him by looking in, under, and behind commonplace objects. Start the search by lifting sturdy flaps until Spot is found.

"Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!" — A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1943