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The Berenstain Bears love is kind

The Berenstain Bears love is kind

Berenstain, Mike, 1951- author, illustrator
2020

Instead of enjoying one another's company, the Bear family is fussing at one another enough to disturb their neighbors, until Grizzly Gran comes by with a reminder about good manners.

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Ellie makes a friend

Ellie makes a friend

Wu, Mike, author.
2020

"A panda has joined the animals, and she's a painter like Ellie! Is there room for two artists at the zoo?"--Page [2] of cover.

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Florence and her fantastic family tree

Florence and her fantastic family tree

Gilliam, Judy, author.
2020

Everyone has a family tree, no matter how big or small. But what happens when mine has more than just the roots, trunk, and branches' I've got six parents (yes, six'you can count with me and see) and enough siblings to take up almost all of my fingers. Will this piece of paper, with the stems, branches, leaves, trunk, berries, and nuts of the great, big, loud, colorful, fun, crazy family I call mine, even fit on Ms. Collin's wall at school' Florence and Her Fantastic Family Tree explores the idea of what it means to have a big, messy, complicated, and remarkable family as a young girl tries to complete her family tree assignment for school. With adorable drawings and the succinct words of a child, you can't help but love your own family tree, no matter how large or small, simple or chaotic.

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Maggie's treasure

Maggie's treasure

Lappano, Jon-Erik, 1983- author
2020

"Maggie finds treasure wherever she goes. Whether it's a button, a feather or a shiny stone, she picks it up and takes it home. At first the neighbors and city workers are grateful to Maggie for cleaning up; the mayor even gives her an award. But over time Maggie's collection grows bigger and bigger, until it spills out of her house and garden in an unsightly mess. Her parents tell her "Enough treasure!" and eventually even Maggie realizes that something must be done. Finally, inspired by a bird outside her window, she finds a way to share her treasure that enchants and transforms the entire neighborhood. "-- Provided by publisher.

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Margaret's unicorn

Margaret's unicorn

Smith, Briony May, author, illustrator.
2020

Margaret's whole world changes when her family moves to a cottage by the sea to be near her grandma. One evening, Margaret spots a mist over the water. No, that's not mist...clouds maybe? No, they're unicorns descending onto the shore! They vanish as quickly as they'd appeared, but accidentally leave behind a baby, tangled in the weeds. Margaret, lonely and in need of a friend, brings him home and cares for him through the fall and winter. Together, they chase the waves, stomp on frozen puddles, and build snow unicorns. When spring finally comes around, and the other unicorns return, Margaret's takes her small friend back to his family... but these two won't forget one another. And though Margaret misses him, she has made a new friend, and her new cottage is starting to feel like home. With all the feel of a classic, here is a picture book young readers will want to revisit again and again.

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Naptime in the neighborhood

Naptime in the neighborhood

Schwartz, Alexandra Cassel.
2020

From the Fred Rogers Company, welcome to the wonderful world of Daniel Tiger! This twist on a beloved neighborhood is the perfect place for preschoolers to spend some time laughing and learning.

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One Christmas wish

One Christmas wish

Butler, M. Christina.
2020

Little Hedgehog's friends, the baby mice, have one Christmas wish: to build snow mice. But there just isn't enough snow! Little Hedgehog and the baby mice set out to search for more snow and along the way share the extra snow with their friends -- learning the true meaning of Christmas. The baby mice can't wait to build snow mice. But when they wake up on Christmas Eve, almost all of the snow has melted! So Little Hedgehog takes the friends to go look for snow, collecting it in his bobble hat. On the way home, the baby mice share the snow with Grandpa Squirrel, the beavers, and Fox. But when they are ready to build their snow mice, the last tiny snowflake is melting at the bottom of the hat! "Christmas just won't be the same," sniff the mice. But then they remember the joy brought to others by sharing the snow, and realize that spending Christmas with their friends is what makes it truly magical.

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Princesses versus dinosaur

Princesses versus dinosaur

Bailey, Linda, 1948-, author
2020

Princesses and dinosaurs, battle to determine who should star in this laugh-out-loud picture book.

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Snow day for Groot!

Snow day for Groot!

Deneen, Brendan.
2020

Best pals Rocket and Groot have the day off from guarding the galaxy, so they're heading to the Big Apple! Spider-Man is waiting to show them the city-which just so happens to be covered in glittering snow. The three pals swing through the boroughs enjoying famous NYC winter activities, from sledding in Central Park to ice skating at Rockefeller Center. This is one snowy adventure you don't want to miss!

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The very super bear

The very super bear

Bland, Nick, 1973-
2020

When Bear finds a cape in the Jingle Jangle Jungle, he soon finds there are lots of animals in need of his help. Can The Very Super Bear and his sidekick, Bruce the Goose, save the jungle from the cranky yellow monster?

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Wash your hands!

Wash your hands!

2020

"Learn the importance of keeping your fins clean with Baby Shark."--Back cover.

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Will you be my friend?

Will you be my friend?

McBratney, Sam, author.
2020

Little Nutbrown Hare is out exploring on his own. Off he hops along the path and through the grass until he reaches Cloudy Mountain, where something extraordinary happens: he discovers a new friend! Now the fun can really begin. Twenty-five years after we met the Nutbrown Hares, this enchanting new tale about friendship is bound to capture the hearts of Guess How Much I Love You fans--and everyone else--the world over.

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