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Mase's room  by Dahlia Malaeulu

Mase's room

Dahlia Malaeulu

Picture book

"Mases room is always messy and needs tidying up. Mase teaches us how to count in Samoan while taking us on his journey of cleaning up his bedroom. This story reflects on childrens experiences of cleaning their own room, allowing for meaningful social...

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Lagi spies  by Dahlia Malaeulu

Lagi spies

Dahlia Malaeulu

Picture book

"Lagi always enjoys playing games with her friends. Lagi teaches us colours in Samoan while playing a fun game of ‘I spy’."--aotearoa books.co.nz

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Malia shares  by Dahlia Malaeulu

Malia shares

Dahlia Malaeulu

Picture book

"Malia loves to share with everyone! Malia teaches us the days of the week in Samoan while showing us how to share with others."--aotearoa books.co.nz

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Taku and the plastic bag  by Sharon Light

Taku and the plastic bag

Sharon Light

Picture book

"The second of the Fiji Reef People stories tells the tale of Taku the turtle. He has a very dangerous encounter with a plastic bag. Can his many fishy friends save this friendly little turtle."--marymartin.com

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The reef people and the Fiji roosters  by Sharon Light

The reef people and the Fiji roosters

Sharon Light

Picture book

"When Sand Crab's underwater Disco is threatened by a bunch of big, bully, scratchy roosters, Clam Filter decides that something has to be done! But how can a bunch of small reef creatures stand up to nasty old roosters that don't even belong on the....

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Lairo Island  by Sharon Light

Lairo Island

Sharon Light

Picture book

"A small Fijian Village is invaded by hundreds of land crabs. How will the village rid these pesky crabs before they destroy the whole Island?"--marymatin.com

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The forest people and the yellow monster  by Sharon Light

The forest people and the yellow monster

Sharon Light

Picture book

"The forest people have been invaded by huge yellow monsters. The monsters are eating up all the trees and plants. Will they ever be able to save their forest home."--marymatin.com

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Teach me Tongan  by Mary Aflague

Teach me Tongan

Mary Aflague

Picture book

"Teach Me Tongan is an educational bilingual language learning resource to teach children about 31 commonly used words in Tongan. In addition to learning these words, we have added bonus resources to learn more complex sentences. We've designed over 60...

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Seagull Sid and the and the naughty things his seagulls did!  by Dawn McMillan

Seagull Sid and the and the naughty things his seagulls did!

Dawn McMillan

Picture book

Seagull Sid and his fine feathered mates are sick of looking at all the rubbish that people leave behind at the shore. But how can the seagulls reclaim their beach from the trashy humans? No worries, Sid has a mischievously messy plan of attack -- watch...

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11只猫开饼店  by 馬場のぼる

11只猫开饼店

馬場のぼる

Picture book

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11只猫盖房子  by 馬場のぼる

11只猫盖房子

馬場のぼる

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11只猫进袋子  by 馬場のぼる

11只猫进袋子

馬場のぼる

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11只猫变泥猴  by 馬場のぼる

11只猫变泥猴

馬場のぼる

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11只猫捉大鱼  by 馬場のぼる

11只猫捉大鱼

馬場のぼる

Picture book

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Ajooni stands up to the dragon  by Amarpreet Kaur Dhami

Ajooni stands up to the dragon

Amarpreet Kaur Dhami

Picture book

A children's book written by Amarpreet Kaur Dhami, to inspire readers to courageously stand against all challenges. Ajooni Kaur is the bravest girl in the whole neighborhood, but then a ferocious dragon appears in the forest. Will Ajooni be able to r...

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That's what dinosaurs do  by Jory John

That's what dinosaurs do

Jory John

Picture book

This is William. William is a dinosaur who loves to roar. Because, well, he's a dinosaur. But when William gets a sore throat, the doctor tells him, No roaring for a week! No roaring at the mailman or the bus driver. No roaring in line or at the park....

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Where are you from?  by Yamile Saied Méndez

Where are you from?

Yamile Saied Méndez

Picture book

When a young girl is asked where she's from—where she's really from—she's no longer as she was. She decides to turn to her dear abuelo for some help with this ever-persistent question. But he doesn't quite give her the answer she expects.

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I am a bunny  by Ole Risom

I am a bunny

Ole Risom

Picture book

Nicholas the bunny describes his activities during different seasons. I am a bunny. My name is Nicholas. I live in a hollow tree. In the spring, Nicholas likes to sniff the flowers, and in the summer, watch the frogs in the pond. In the fall, he watches...

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A crack in the track

A crack in the track

Picture book

A crack in the track brings Thomas the Tank Engine and the entire Island of Sodor Railway to a screeching halt in this rhyming adventure.

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One runaway rabbit  by David Metzenthen

One runaway rabbit

David Metzenthen

Picture book

A stylish and satisfying picture book about a curious pet rabbit who accidentally escapes the safety of her backyard, and then must survive in the wilds of suburbia at night. One pet rabbit. One dark night. One hungry fox. A wonderfully entertaining ...

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My best friend is a unicorn  by Rachael McLean

My best friend is a unicorn

Rachael McLean

Picture book

The unicorn chases the rain away, makes the girl's sick teddy bear feel better, and turns reading into a truly magical experience, as words fly off the page. Having a unicorn BFF has never been better!

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Duck duck moose  by Lucinda Gifford

Duck duck moose

Lucinda Gifford

Picture book

Duck duck... moose? A hilarious and heart-warming story about finding friends in unexpected places.

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Lights out, Leonard  by Josh Pyke

Lights out, Leonard

Josh Pyke

Picture book

Leonard doesn't like bedtime, especially when there's a five-nosed, seven-tailed, eleven-handed, scaly-waily monster hiding in the corner of his bedroom. It seems like Leonard will never sleep again... until he discovers a mysterious book called How ...

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Where's Mr Astronaut?  by Ingela P. Arrhenius

Where's Mr Astronaut?

Ingela P. Arrhenius

Picture book

A delightful and funny introduction to space exploration for the very youngest of readers.

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A book about Ottie Elephant in the town  by Melissa Crowton

A book about Ottie Elephant in the town

Melissa Crowton

Picture book

Ottie Elephant is going shopping in the town today. What colours are Ottie's flowers? How many cars can she see? Lift the flaps to find out what Ottie does.

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Birthday on Mars!  by Sara Schonfeld

Birthday on Mars!

Sara Schonfeld

Picture book

Mars is one of our closest neighbors, and a NASA robot named Curiosity is in charge of exploring the surface. Take a journey across a new planet along with Curiosity.

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Snakes on a train  by Kathryn Dennis

Snakes on a train

Kathryn Dennis

Picture book

A funny picture book full of sibilant sounds and other word play where friendly snakes slither and hiss on their train ride.

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E-I-E-I-O  by Judy Sierra

E-I-E-I-O

Judy Sierra

Picture book

Once upon a time Old MacDonald didn't have a farm. He just had a yard - a yard he didn't want to mow. But then, under the direction of the wise (and ecologically sensitive) Little Red Hen, Mac learns to look at the environment in a very different way,...

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Stuck  by Oliver Jeffers

Stuck

Oliver Jeffers

Picture book

When Floyd's kite gets stuck in a tree, he tries to knock it down with increasingly larger and more outrageous things.

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The dinosaurs' night before Christmas  by Anne Muecke

The dinosaurs' night before Christmas

Anne Muecke

Picture book

Every Christmas Eve, the dinosaur fossils in the museum come to life to sing, dance, eat gingerbread, and celebrate.

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Little Pea  by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Little Pea

Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Picture book

Little Pea hates eating candy for dinner, but his parents will not let him have his spinach dessert until he cleans his plate.

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All join in  by Quentin Blake

All join in

Quentin Blake

Picture book

Rhyming stories which invite the reader to join in with the enjoyable noise choruses.

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I was so mad  by Mercer Mayer

I was so mad

Mercer Mayer

Picture book

A child tries a variety of ways to dissolve anger.

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Elmer  by David McKee

Elmer

David McKee

Picture book

All the elephants of the jungle were gray except Elmer, who was a patchwork of brilliant colors until the day he got tired of being different and making the other elephants laugh.

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The ABC book of food  by Helen Martin

The ABC book of food

Helen Martin

Picture book

A gloriously illustrated non-fiction title, taking children on a journey from the paddock, the orchard, the garden to their own kitchen.

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Spider-Man swings through Europe  by Calliope Glass

Spider-Man swings through Europe

Calliope Glass

Picture book

Swing alongside Spider-Man as he travels through Europe! Whether he's riding in a gondola through the Venice canals or breaking out all his best moves to get a reaction from the Queen's Guard in London, Spider-Man is determined to have the best vacation...

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Fancy Nancy and the late, late, LATE night  by Jane O'Connor

Fancy Nancy and the late, late, LATE night

Jane O'Connor

Picture book

When Nancy's neighbor lends her a scrapbook of celebrity autographs, Nancy wants to stay up late and read it, but learns that a late night causes her to be tired all day at school.

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Super Satya saves the day  by Raakhee Mirchandani

Super Satya saves the day

Raakhee Mirchandani

Picture book

Super Satya is ready to have a super day, including finally conquering the tallest slide in Hoboken. But her day takes a not-so-super turn when she realizes her superhero cape is stuck at the dry cleaner. Will she be able to face her fears, help her ...

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I saw a bee  by Rob Ramsden

I saw a bee

Rob Ramsden

Picture book

A little boy is alarmed when he discovers a bee in a box. At first he is frightened and reacts aggressively. But gradually he realises that the bee won't harm him and that they can be friends.

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A book about Marley Bear at the farm  by Melissa Crowton

A book about Marley Bear at the farm

Melissa Crowton

Picture book

Marley Bear is having a fun day out at the farm!

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My body for Kiwi babies  by Matthew Williamson

My body for Kiwi babies

Matthew Williamson

Picture book

"All baby's first words for the body in English and Māori"--Publisher information.

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The queen's feet  by Sarah Ellis

The queen's feet

Sarah Ellis

Picture book

Queen Daisy's feet often misbehave by doing such things as wearing silly shoes, walking into a pond during lunch, and kicking a mean king in the ankle, until the queen and her advisors come up with a solution.

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Harry in a hurry  by Timothy Knapman

Harry in a hurry

Timothy Knapman

Picture book

Harry the Hare is always in a hurry he's not even sure why! He eats fast and talks fast and if he's riding on his speedy scooter then you'd better watch out! But when Harry accidentally hurries his way into the local pond, and Tom the Tortoise fishes...

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Under my hijab  by Hena Khan

Under my hijab

Hena Khan

Picture book

As a young girl observes that each of six women in her life wears her hijab and hair in a different way, she considers how to express her own style one day.

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The boat race ; and, Little Bear's dragon  by Jane Hissey

The boat race ; and, Little Bear's dragon

Jane Hissey

Picture book

In The Boat Race, the toys build their own boats and have a race along the stream. But things don't go to plan when Little Bear's boat gets caught by a gust of wind ...In Little Bear's Dragon the toys come across a fearsome dragon sleeping in the playroom,...

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Meg and Mog  by Helen Nicoll

Meg and Mog

Helen Nicoll

Picture book

Meg the witch meets her friends for a Halloween party but something goes wrong with the spell they cast.

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Bertie the helpful bus  by Emily Stead

Bertie the helpful bus

Emily Stead

Picture book

The perfect introduction to Thomas the Tank Engine! Meet Bertie, the red passenger bus who delivers passengers to The Fat Controller's busy railway stations. Read about his jobs, his adventures and his friends! My First Railway Library is a great way...

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Alphamals A-Z  by Graham Carter

Alphamals A-Z

Graham Carter

Picture book

Lyrical text introduces facts about animals from armadillos and elephants to penguins and zebras.

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Isabella, artist extraordinaire  by Jennifer Fosberry

Isabella, artist extraordinaire

Jennifer Fosberry

Picture book

When Isabella has a day off from school, her parents suggest going somewhere special. Isabella knows that home is special, but she humors them anyway and begins to imagine places they could go, turning to some of history's most famous artists for ins...

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Why are there so many books about bears?  by Kristina Stephenson

Why are there so many books about bears?

Kristina Stephenson

Picture book

Have you ever wondered why there are so many books about bears? That is the Impossible Question that all the other animals just can't figure out! Thankfully the most brilliant minds in the animal kingdom have gathered to try and answer it, once and for...

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Can you say peace?  by Karen Katz

Can you say peace?

Karen Katz

Book

Every September 21 on the International Day of Peace, children around the world wish in many different languages for peace.

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The princess and the shoe  by Caryl Hart

The princess and the shoe

Caryl Hart

Picture book

Princess Jasmine is not like her stepsisters. She hates long dresses and sitting still and would much rather take part in the big cross-country race. So, when a fairy godmother appears with a new pair of speedy magic trainers, well, it looks like her...

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Baby food  by Stefanie Paige Wieder

Baby food

Stefanie Paige Wieder

Picture book

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text present the many ways babies eat.

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Perfectly polite penguins not!  by Georgiana Deutsch

Perfectly polite penguins not!

Georgiana Deutsch

Book

"Penguins are ALWAYS perfectly polite. But then Polly the not-so-polite penguin decides that being polite is BORING! Uh oh! A laugh-out-loud story about the importance of manners!“--Provided by publisher.

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Cinderella  by Lynn (Lynn M.) Roberts

Cinderella

Lynn (Lynn M.) Roberts

Picture book

Cinderella moves into the era of flapper girls and the Charleston in a new telling of this famous rags-to-riches tale. Blinded by love, Cinderella's father marries unwisely and brings home a heartless wife, and her bossy and wicked daughters, Elvira ...

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It's Ramadan, Curious George  by Hena Khan

It's Ramadan, Curious George

Hena Khan

Picture book

"George is so excited. He is going to celebrate Ramadan with his friend Kareem! Together they sample special treats, make baskets to donate to the needy, and look for the crescent moon. Come along to celebrate this special time of year with everyone's...

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Madeline and the old house in Paris  by John Bemelmans Marciano

Madeline and the old house in Paris

John Bemelmans Marciano

Picture book

When Lord Cucuface, head of Madeline's school, takes a telescope from the attic during a surprise inspection, its ghostly owner convinces Madeline to help get it back, with help from neighbor Pepito and her fellow orphans.

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Jolly Tall  by Jane Hissey

Jolly Tall

Jane Hissey

Picture book

"When a strange package arrives in the nursery, everyone is puzzled. What on earth could it be? Little Bear is sure it's full of treasure, but Duck has his doubts. 'It's probably empty,' he grumbles. But when the box speaks, it is clear that something...

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Queen Alice's palaces  by Juliette MacIver

Queen Alice's palaces

Juliette MacIver

Picture book

Lovely Queen Alice has the finest palace in the land. So fine, in fact, that cunning Sir Hugh tries to trick her into building one for him too! But has he met his match in the whimsical, good-hearted Alice?

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Ruff  by Jane Hissey

Ruff

Jane Hissey

Picture book

No one has ever cared enough to have a birthday party for a woolly dog, until he is taken in by some other toys that give his not one, but seven parties.

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Pumpkin soup  by Helen (Helen F.) Cooper

Pumpkin soup

Helen (Helen F.) Cooper

Picture book

The Cat and the Squirrel come to blows with the Duck in arguing about who will perform what duty in preparing their pumpkin soup, and they almost lose the Duck's friendship when he decides to leave them.

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The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear  by Don Wood

The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear

Don Wood

Picture book

The little mouse will do anything to save his strawberry from the big hungry bear. The bear holds all the cards, but who is playing the fox's role? On board pages.

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My first Tongan 200 picture word book with English translations  by Mary Aflague

My first Tongan 200 picture word book with English translations

Mary Aflague

Picture book

"This is a 50+ page book with vivid pictures that highlights 200 images described in Tongan and English. It's a wonderful resource that can be used to share a variety of words with children and teach them about the language of Tonga in Polynesia."--A...

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Knock-knock  by Deano Yipadee

Knock-knock

Deano Yipadee

Picture book

"A new heart-warming crack-up by bestselling children's entertainer Deano Yipadee, featuring kid-friendly knock-knock jokes"--Publisher information.

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Flit the Fantail and the mystery eggs  by Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merewether

Flit the Fantail and the mystery eggs

Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merew...

Picture book

"Join Flit and his friends, Kiki the kaka, rascally robins Bit and Bob, Keri the kiwi and wise old Ruru as they exercise some teamwork. Can they figure out who the mystery eggs belong to?"--Publisher information.

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The tiger who came to tea  by Judith Kerr

The tiger who came to tea

Judith Kerr

Picture book

The Tiger has been coming to Tea for 50 glorious years! Celebrate this incredible anniversary with this luxury celebration pop-up edition of the classic story. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly...

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Baby Shark

Baby Shark

Picture book

Join Baby Shark as he journeys through the ocean to visit Grandma Shark in this fun picture book. With easy-to-read text and bright illustrations. Based on the original Baby Shark song from Pink-fong.

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Mommy sayang  by Rosana Sullivan

Mommy sayang

Rosana Sullivan

Picture book

Aleeya, concerned when her beloved mother becomes sick, remembers and returns the promise Mommy has made to her--that she will always be by her side.

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Curious George  by Gina Gold

Curious George

Gina Gold

Book

George is excited to visit the zoo to see the new baby panda -- but when he's accidentally locked into the zoo at night, how will he get out? George must find a way to navigate his way out of the zoo and back home where he belongs!

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Way down deep in the deep blue sea  by Jan Peck

Way down deep in the deep blue sea

Jan Peck

Picture book

A child explores the treasures of the deep blue sea from the safety of a bathtub.

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Bedtime  by Ruth Musgrave

Bedtime

Ruth Musgrave

Book

Time to sleep! This book introduces young children the way various animals settle down to rest. From orangutans napping in treetop nests to lions cuddling up for a snooze in the grass, little kids will enjoy finding out how other creatures get ready ...

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My Easter egg hunt  by Rosie Smith

My Easter egg hunt

Rosie Smith

Picture book

Hunting for eggs is fun... when you share with everyone. Beautifully illustrated with delightful animals, My Easter Egg Hunt captures the fun of looking for eggs at Easter time.

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Little fairy can't sleep  by Daniela Drescher

Little fairy can't sleep

Daniela Drescher

Picture book

Faith, the little fairy, can't get to sleep. It's a lovely summer's night and magic is in the air, so she flies off to see who else is still awake. Faith meets a mother fox and her young cubs, who can't get to sleep, an elf father whose children can't...

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Fancy Nancy's collection of fancy words  by Jane O'Connor

Fancy Nancy's collection of fancy words

Jane O'Connor

Book

Fancy Nancy provides one or more of her favorite fancy words for each letter of the alphabet, defines them, and uses some in sentences that show what they mean to her, such as that she yearns--wants really badly--to visit Paris someday.

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Fancy Nancy and the posh puppy  by Jane O'Connor

Fancy Nancy and the posh puppy

Jane O'Connor

Picture book

"Nancy wants to adopt a special puppy so that she is no longer the only fancy member of her family, but after a day of puppysitting a papillon, she realizes that being fancy is not always the most important thing."--Source unknown.

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Noisy farm  by Rod Campbell

Noisy farm

Rod Campbell

Picture book

Look for the hidden baby animals on each page, and guess what the next animal will be.

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Many moons  by James Thurber

Many moons

James Thurber

Picture book

Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon.

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Sally goes to the beach  by Stephen Huneck

Sally goes to the beach

Stephen Huneck

Picture book

Sally, a black Labrador retriever, goes to the beach, where she enjoys various activities with other visiting dogs.

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Little Bear's trousers  by Jane Hissey

Little Bear's trousers

Jane Hissey

Picture book

While looking for his missing trousers, Little Bear discovers that other animals have found many different uses for them.

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Mossy  by Jan Brett

Mossy

Jan Brett

Picture book

Mossy, a turtle with a garden growing on her shell, is taken from her home and new friend to become an exhibit in a museum, until the director's niece, Tory, notices how sad Mossy is and helps arrange for her to go home.

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Hop, hop, jump!  by Lauren Thompson

Hop, hop, jump!

Lauren Thompson

Picture book

"Rhyming text, accompanied by labeled illustrations that identify parts of the body, encourages readers to wiggle and twist, stomp and zig-zag, and hug and shrug."--Publisher description.

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Goldie and the three hares  by Margie Palatini

Goldie and the three hares

Margie Palatini

Picture book

When Goldilocks, running from the three bears, falls down a rabbit hole and hurts her foot, a family of hares tries to help but she proves to be a very loud, demanding, and tenacious guest.

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The three snow bears  by Jan Brett

The three snow bears

Jan Brett

Picture book

Retells the story of Goldilocks, set in an Inuit village and featuring a family of polar bears.

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Super submarines  by Tony Mitton

Super submarines

Tony Mitton

Picture book

A look at the world of submariens.

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If I built a car  by Chris Van Dusen

If I built a car

Chris Van Dusen

Picture book

Jack describes the kind of car he would build--one with amazing accessories and with the capability of traveling on land, in the air, and on and under the sea.

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Ten, nine, eight  by Molly Bang

Ten, nine, eight

Molly Bang

Picture book

Bedtime! A happy game to lure the most persistent sleep evader. A warm and reassuring countdown to the land of dreams. Numbers from ten to one are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed.

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Jungle drums  by Graeme Base

Jungle drums

Graeme Base

Picture book

Tired of being teased, Ngiri, the smallest warthog in Africa, uses a set of magic drums to make wishes, but he is not careful enough and makes the rift between the Warthogs and the beautiful Other Beasts even worse.

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Olga the brolga  by Rod Clement

Olga the brolga

Rod Clement

Picture book

A story to reach beyond the obvious. Olga, a slender bird, wants to dance, but nobody will join her. She decides to dance by herself, faster and faster - she kicks and flaps and flies through the air, and soon a crowd picks up the beat. Olga has her way...

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The ugliest dog in the world  by Bruce Whatley

The ugliest dog in the world

Bruce Whatley

Picture book

A family pet is so ugly that when the narrator's best friend sees it she starts to scream. The lovable boxer is the brunt of outrageous humour as the author explores the old joke about people looking like their pets.

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In the night kitchen  by Maurice Sendak

In the night kitchen

Maurice Sendak

Picture book

Mickey's dream tumbles him into the night kitchen where three singing bakers mistake him for milk and put him in their cake batter. After explaining their mistake, Mickey flies to the Milky Way in a plane made of dough, and returns with the missing i...

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My mother is so smart!  by Tomie DePaola

My mother is so smart!

Tomie DePaola

Picture book

From her knowledge of when to change a diaper and how to make popsicles to her skills in driving a delivery truck and dancing the polka, a child sings the praises of a special family member.

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Monstersaurus!  by Claire Freedman

Monstersaurus!

Claire Freedman

Picture book

Monty LOVES inventing But things don't always work - His walking toaster ran away And the robot went BERSERK! But then one day Monty found a book with instructions on how to create inventions very rare...read it if you dare!

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Fancy Nancy and the sensational babysitter  by Jane O'Connor

Fancy Nancy and the sensational babysitter

Jane O'Connor

Picture book

Nancy is excited about her new babysitter coming over and has the whole evening planned out. But things don't turn out quite the way she expected. Her babysitter, Alex, is a teenager, but Alex is a boy, not a girl!

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The white nights of Ramadan  by Maha Addasi

The white nights of Ramadan

Maha Addasi

Picture book

Noor lives in a country near the Arabian (Persian) Gulf. Shes looking forward to the festival known as Girgian that comes in the middle of the holy month of Ramadan. These middle days are known as the three whites, because they include the day of the...

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Glitter kitty  by Mara Bergman

Glitter kitty

Mara Bergman

Picture book

It's the day of the Meowtown Dance Competition, and Cuddles has spent the morning in the salon and at the shops. After all, she likes to look her best! What's more, she has been busy running errands and practising her favourite dance routines...so perhaps...

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Voices in the park  by Anthony Browne

Voices in the park

Anthony Browne

Picture book

Four different voices tell their own versions of the same walk in the park. There's a bossy woman, a sad man, a lonely boy and a young girl whose warmth touches those she meets. As the story moves from one voice to another, it seeks to reflect their....

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Mrs Armitage on wheels  by Quentin Blake

Mrs Armitage on wheels

Quentin Blake

Picture book

Relates the misadventures of Miss Armitage as she makes increasingly complicated modifications of her bicycle.

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The very lonely firefly  by Eric Carle

The very lonely firefly

Eric Carle

Picture book

A lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies. Suggested level: junior.

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Fancy Nancy  by Jane O'Connor

Fancy Nancy

Jane O'Connor

Picture book

A young girl who loves fancy things helps her family to be fancy for one special night.

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