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Animals! : here we grow!

Animals! : here we grow!

Rotner, Shelley, author.
2021

"Photographs document the life cycle of a variety of mammals, insects, birds, amphibians, and reptiles"-- Provided by publisher.

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Bear can't wait

Bear can't wait

Wilson, Karma, author
2021

As final preparations are being made for a long-planned surprise party, Bear gets so excited he nearly ruins everything.

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Cars, signs, and porcupines

Cars, signs, and porcupines

Long, Ethan, author, illustrator.
2021

On a bustling morning in Happy County the animal residents take to their vehicles where they learn about traffic signs and how to catch playful porcupines.

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Cow says meow

Cow says meow

Call, Kirsti, author
2021

This humorous picture book features bold graphic art, word play, silly animals, and unique cover cut-outs at the front and back.

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A gift for Amma : market day in India

A gift for Amma : market day in India

Sriram, Meera.
2020

A young girl explores the vibrant rainbow of items for sale in a southern Indian street market as she searches for a gift for her mother. Includes facts about the items mentioned and markets around the world, as well as photographs taken by the author in her hometown of Chennai, India.

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Little polar bear finds a friend

Little polar bear finds a friend

Beer, Hans de, 1957-
2021

While searching for someone to play with, Lars gets caught in a trap and finds himself in a cargo plane destined for a zoo. Luckily, his cage breaks open. With the help of a huge walrus, Lars sets the other animals free--including a cute brown bear named Bea. As the animals run away from the airport, the poor walrus is left behind. True friends, Lars and Bea bravely go back to help, narrowly escaping the animal traders. But after they all escape, Bea is crying--she'll never find her parents again. When Lars happily invites her to join his family, she is worried because her fur isn't the same color. "What difference does that make?" says Lars. "Bears are bears!"

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Miles Morales to the rescue!

Miles Morales to the rescue!

Fentiman, David, author
2021

"Miles Morales might seem like just a young kid from Brooklyn, but he has a few secrets. Firstly, he actually came from another Universe. Secondly - he is really Spider-Man! Exciting images, simple vocabulary, and a fun quiz will engage young fans of Marvel Super Heroes and help them build confidence in reading."-- Provided by publisher.

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My day with the panye

My day with the panye

Charles, Tami, author.
2021

"In the hills above Port-au-Prince, a young girl named Fallon wants more than anything to carry a large woven basket to the market, just like her Manman. As she watches her mother wrap her hair in a mouchwa, Fallon tries to twist her own braids into a scarf and balance the empty panye atop her head, but realizes it's much harder than she thought"-- Provided by publisher.

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One-osaurus, two-osaurus

One-osaurus, two-osaurus

Norman, Kim, author.
2021

"Look there, in a child's bedroom, where some prehistoric pals are gathered in a counting game. Nine dinosaurs are playing a sing-song rendition of hide-and-seekbut something isnt adding up. Where is number ten?"--Provided by publisher.

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PJ Masks save the earth!

PJ Masks save the earth!

Nakamura, May, author
2021

Someone is knocking over the trash cans in the city. It's up to the PJ Masks to find out who it is and help clean up, but Catboy is disgusted by the smelly trash and doesn't want to help. Eventually Catboy learns that, just like being a hero, saving the Earth takes teamwork!

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Stories to share with papa bear

Stories to share with papa bear

Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.
2021

The Berenstain Bears Blaze a Trail: Bumbling Papa Bear tries to help the Bear Scouts earn their merit badges in hiking.

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The Three Little Pigs and the big bad book

The Three Little Pigs and the big bad book

Rowland, Lucy (Children's author), author.
2021

When Ben's mum gets distracted halfway through his bedtime story, he decides to finish the tale himself. There's only one problem, he can't quite read yet. To Ben's surprise, the three little pigs come knocking on the door, and the big bad wolf isn't far behind. But this time, will the story have a different ending? A playful rhyming story by Lucy Rowland, with hilarious illustrations from Ben Mantle.

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