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Experience: Everyone knows that Santa Claus keeps a list of who has been naughty or nice. Join Sprig and Holly as they scour the North Pole for the missing page and finally discover the truth — has your child been naughty or nice? What is even better than a book under the tree at Christmas?! A mysterious letter that engages and intrigues your child -- just like our stories -- and sets up the book as coming soon.
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Note that a Kabook! The List A last-minute letter from Santa! The animals at the local farm head to town looking for excitement. When they see all the happy faces leaving the library, the animals realize the fun must be happening inside. Unfortunately, their many requests for a book are indecipherable to the librarian.
Can the clucking hen save the day? Find Book! The surprise ending is guaranteed to put a smile on the face of any young child who is concerned about that all-important first day. Find First Day Jitters at your local library. Too many vowels and consonants bring a crash that calls mamas, papas, uncles and aunts the capital letters, of course to the rescue. Find Chicka Chicka Boom Boom at your local library. The Cat in the Hat is back to remind us that reading can be done everywhere and anywhere, upside down, on a train, or even with your eyes shut!
Budding readers will appreciate Dr. This rollicking romp of a book is about cooking with mom, and includes a fun recipe for parents and children to try together.
Find Bee-Bim Bop at your local library. Parents need to know that this book, the first in the Keeker series, will draw in emergent readers, especially horse lovers. It includes positive messages on caring for and building trust with animals. A girl is tossed off a pony, but not injured. How does she manage her frustration and overcome it to win Plum over?
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For children who are challenged with this reading, parents can work with them by alternating reading of pages, paragraphs or sentences. Find Keeker and the Sneaky Pony at your local library. Magical fairytale weaves a rich tapestry for all. The story itself is a classical quest tale of a young man going out in search of himself. He encounters lessons along the way and ultimately finds that the secret lies within himself and in the natural world around him. Dutton, 32 pages. This lighthearted, comic-book style story takes readers on a trip through an art museum. As a family wanders through a museum, different types of art are introduced.
Find Visiting the Art Museum at your local library. Butler continues to endear us with his cozy, cuddly baby animals. This time, baby animals are in action, making their way through the forest looking for something. After being awakened by the little brown cub who adorns the book cover, the animals gather seeds, nuts, berries and other gifts that they convey through the forest to a clearing. Light filters through the forest, and the baby animals discover a mother deer is resting. The baby animals quietly approach to find a brand-new baby — a fawn.
This book is begging to be read aloud with rhymes that are fun and gentle, welcoming the newest life to the forest. Find Wake Up, Sleepy Bear! This wonderful book presents a typical day at school for eight youngsters. Full of bright photographs, the children, some with disabilities, are shown as active, competent members of the classroom community. Find Friends at School at your local library. You see, she has to earn her wings before she can truly become a real fairy. Come watch her spin her magic. You can bet there will be some trouble if she is anything like David.
Find Alice the Fairy at your local library. The rhythm of this tale about a skunk — who heads home and wonders about robbers, pirates, ghosts and trappers — is very engaging. Children are captive to the tension of the tale. Find The Bravest of the Brave at your local library. This variation of the classic tale is set in the western United States. The main character runs from roadrunners, javelinas and long-horned cattle until a coyote eats him. The story ends with a rancher, his wife and the coyote making more gingerbread cowboys.
Find The Gingerbread Cowboy at your local library. The hook: Nancy is back and fancier than ever. After Nancy and her friend Bree become captivated with butterflies, the two girls decide to throw a butterfly party. Familiar sparkly cover aside, this book is sure to please current Nancy fans. Good enough to become a classic fairy tale. Find Good Enough to Eat at your local library. Let me in! Find Heckedy Peg at your local library. Cat, Squirrel and Duck set out for salt.
When they get separated in the city they end up with salt and pepper plus an adventure to discuss over their seasoned pumpkin soup. This is a tale with universal appeal. Find A Pipkin of Pepper at your local library. Fun dinosaur characters explain important facts about friendship. Through silly illustrations, the authors explore different ways to make friends and appropriate ways to cope with difficult situations and emotions such as arguments, bullying, and rejection. Find Super Sam! Find Tiffky Doofky at your local library. A wolf with a discerning palate makes a charming villain in this tasty adventure of predator, prey and yummy food.
Wolf decides to fatten up Mrs. Chicken for a hearty stew, so he bakes up batches of pancakes, doughnuts and a cake in his carbohydrate-laden plot. But when he drops in on a still svelte Mrs. The predictable text with folk tale elements will become an instant favorite. Knopf, 34 pages. This small treasure explores Irish famine and emigration. Parents need to know that sad things happen here: the family members are hungry, lose their home and are forced to leave the grandparents behind when they emigrate.
Families who read this book could discuss the focus on little things. Why, when so many bad things are happening, would they focus on pebbles and feathers? Why are they important? Children may also want to know more about the historical period and about their own immigrant ancestors. Two neighborhood cats go missing, birds are disappearing from pet shops all over town and now nearly a whole family of pigeons is gone as well!
When LaRue the dog is falsely accused of catnapping, he is determined to get to the bottom of the situation. Find Detective LaRue at your local library. A new generation of parents and children will the welcome the return of its tart humor and expressive, detailed pencil illustrations. Jones at your local library. Marvin the ape has escaped from the zoo and is fitting into everyday life quite nicely.
Will the zoo find him before one of the other animals follows suit? Find Escape of Marvin the Ape at your local library. Pete has nothing to do on a dreary, rainy day until his father turns him into a pizza. High-flying adventure, coupled with bold illustrations, keeps readers on the edge of their seats. This book is a revitalizing dose of imagination and an inspiration for kids.
Find Regards to the Man in the Moon at your local library. Once again, Mo Willems has created a masterpiece that will engage kids and parents alike. He has set simply drawn, yet colorful and expressive, cartoon characters against real black-and-white photographs of Brooklyn. The effect is captivating! On top of that, the language is straightforward and somewhat understated, which completes this perfect package. Bunnies Tino and Teeny leave a list of wishes in a hollow log.
The list blows away in the winter wind and is found in pieces by mice, who rearrange the words into a new wish for the rabbits. After a stroll through the woods or a family hike, nothing feels better than a cup of hot chocolate and a good book, and what better book could there be than Fall Leaves Fall, an infectious read. Two siblings use their imagination as they explore autumn leaves. They discover some of the best things to do with leaves. Would you prefer watching, stomping, raking or jumping in a huge pile? Read more to discover the pure joy of autumn. Find Fall Leaves Fall!
The fairy folk of the winter season are celebrated in this beloved classic passed down from generation to generation. Both a charming read-aloud and a book your young one will choose as a lifelong favorite. Find Flower Fairies of the Winter at your local library. Hennessy and Lynne Cravath - Viking, 32 pages. Children will delight in this rhythmic text while counting the days that lead up to the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians.
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Both Pilgrim and Wampanoag boys and girls prepare for the feast. Students get a taste of history in an entertaining way. Though the book does not highlight the many hardships the Pilgrims and Indians faced, it does illustrate the valuable lesson of working together. The story of the life cycle of the Loggerhead turtle is told in poetic language and illustrated with beautiful paintings.
This mysterious creature swims the ocean for 30 years, wandering thousands of miles in her search for food, until one summer night she returns to the very same beach where she was born to lay her own eggs. Find One Tiny Turtle at your local library.
A jaunty walk in the rain for a little girl and her perky dog is an opportunity to count from one to 10, and back again, with little raindrops, bare toes and finally the sun. Even her grass green rain boots are smiling! Find Raindrop, Plop! Find Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep at your local library. With a seemingly permanent grouchy countenance, Mr. Fish encounters numerous friends, like Mr. Jelly, Mr.
Eight the octopus and Mrs. The answer from Mr. Fish of his dreary-wearies for good. Delightful, vibrant, colorful illustrations, with smart, fun rhymes and a refrain that kids will recite over and over. A great book for audience participation or one-on-one to help cheer up little pouters. Find The Pout-Pout Fish at your local library. Snowflakes fall one by one, slowly covering the city in a beautiful white blanket. Your child will enjoy this story as one boy celebrates the joys of a new snowfall. Simple text and wonderful illustrations make this award-winner perfect for a young audience.
Ah, [Teacher]! I see the way out! Stage Walk Home Wow, the stars look amazing! I guess we're actually pretty lucky to see this. I'm so hungry! I just wanna go home and enjoy some of [Teacher]'s delicious cooking! Weirdo alert Wait, he's not a ninja, is he? The world around us just changed completely! The Merchant's got a strange look on his face.
Is he feeling sick or something? There's these weird lanterns all around. Is there a festival on? Stage Santa's village I can't believe Santa's really real! Woah look, a flying sleigh! This place is amazing Stage Winter Guest House What a beautiful guest house. Time to get helping! Santa sure has a lot of staff Stage Sightseeing Spot Wow!
That tree is amazing! So this is where we look for popular items as gifts? Let's get to it! There's a lot of people around. Let's hold hands so we don't get split up. Stage Chapel There's a real chill in the air here Huh, so this is Santa's base? Amazing stained glass windows! Stage Another World What is this place? It's amazing! Wait, what? Are we riding a cloud right now?! Let's give this angels and demons some gifts! Stage Xmas Eve Party! Wow, there are Santas from all over the world gathered here What's with the power-suit Santa?! I don't think I've ever eaten caviar before. But that was great fun!
I never would have thought there'd be an actual secret house under those pipes! Apparently there's secret houses all around here! Let's take a break. I'd love a secret house like this Ahh, so sleepy Let's keep resting just a little longer Stage Cafeteria So we need to gather up materials, huh? These amazing-smelling roses are used in synthesis, apparently! I want some cola! What a fancy entrance I think we might be a little out of our depth here There's way too many doors here, I think we're gonna get lost Hey, [Teacher]!
Is there something on the ground over there?! Stage Library Wow I've never seen so many gigantic bookshelves I guess it makes sense there's no manga here, but still You got water splashed all over! Does this place smell funny to you? Stage Terrace What a beautiful garden! It must be so tough keeping it all tidy Once we find all these materials, we should come back and enjoy this garden properly. Hey, I see someone! Stage Roof Woah! There's feathers falling from the sky!
I've never seen rainbow-colored feathers before How are they even made? I can't even see where I'm going for all the feathers around here. General: [Reply] Did you find any interesting spots around? Stage Forest of Ambi I just love the cool breeze out here! A deer! It's staring over at us!
I'm gonna find a bunch of matsutake mushrooms and give them all to you, [Teacher]! Stage Inari Shrine Coming to a place like this just makes me wanna eat inari-zushi There are more gates behind the shrine? I wonder how far they stretch Let's check it out! Stage Ambi Summit It's gotten dark so quickly! It's almost evening already. The air up here's so fresh, I wanna carry it back down the mountain!
Summit reached! This view is amazing! Stage Garden Of Gods Hmm? Look at all the beautiful leaves around! Look at those ducks paddling in the pond! Stage Shrine Path The traditional style of this pathway is just incredible. It's so filled with emotion. What a long path this is. I wonder how much longer it takes to reach the skies.
I just cannot believe we actually have the chance to meet a real god. I'm so excited. Stage The Mountain God Look! The other mountains look so tiny from up here! We really might be up in heaven! I really wanna ask the god what he does here in his free time! This place is so big! I wonder how many football fields could fit in here Stage Second-Hand Books This store does have some very cheap books. This looks pretty difficult There's another floor above us! Stage Bookstore Let's go looking for books! I'm not a big fan myself, really. I had no idea. This must be a penname.
Where is that again? Stage Library Alright then, where's next? Stage Onsen Ryokan This place has quite an atmosphere to it. I wonder how long it's been here. There's so many types of baths here. What even is "hinoki"? The owner's a bit of a weirdo I like him! Stage Room The view from up here is amazing! How much longer till dinner gets here? What a huge room! We could easily get like 10 people in here!
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Stage Hallway No water? But this is a ryokan, famous for baths! Is someone just taking all the water for themselves? Let's help find whoever did this! Stage Onsen Town The ryokan owner's coming with us? Sure, why not! He's great! So the spring starts high up on this mountain here? Something smells strange up here. Like boiled eggs. Stage Stone Steps It's suddenly gotten way darker Hey, do you hear that noise? It's coming from up there. Just a little further!
He didn't seem like a bad guy, actually. Is that it then? All this walking has made me really hungry. Stage Room Wait, that wasn't the start of the mystery tour? What a bizarre thing to happen to us Do you think the ryokan owner's okay? Stage Open-Air bath Ouch! It's boiling hot! Maybe we should wait for it to cool a little. This bath is huge! Finally, it's filled with nice, hot spring water! Should we go say hi? Alright, it's time for some adventure! Come on, [teacher]! We came here in an isntant! That God of Time is pretty incredible! Did you hear that sound? From over there?
Are you scared, [Teacher]? Stage General: Ahh, I'm tired! Lucky me, I found another egg! I feel much better! You're the best, [Teacher]! Come out, come out, wherever you are! Lucky break, found one already! There's nothing here I-I lost one of the eggs This is not good Wh-why are you?! I've got an egg over here! Look at that, [Teacher]! Flowers as far as the eye can see! This flower would really bring out your eyes, [Teacher]! M-my nose Stage Shopping Street I love spending time together like this! Let's try I found an egg inside these shoes! I think I'm getting tired Time for a break!
I bet there's another egg in that store there! Stage Theme Park Let's go on the rollercoaster first! Wanna share some popcorn? That mascot's holding one of the eggs! We've just gotta go to the haunted house, too! Let's go over that way next! Come on, [Teacher]! Stage Space W-woah?! I-I can't control my body! Spaceship [Teacher], ready for liftoff!
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Captain [Teacher]! Egg recovery successfully completed! The stars look so pretty out here Can we visit Jupliter? I wanna visit Jupliter! It's Jupiter?! Stage School Gate Wow! There's so much fun looking stuff going on here! What happens at the circus? Hey, let's go look around. Stage Courtyard I love how there are so many stands! Juggling is amazing! I wonder how can they keep throwing and catching all those things! This gyoza-hot-dog is delicious! Let's go to the frankfurter stand next!
Stage Schoolhouse There's a cafe and a haunted house inside the school! There's a maze, too! Let's go! The stuff inside the school is pretty fun too! Stage Gymnasium There's a lot going on in the gym too! Ooh, a live concert! Anyone can just join in? I think I might go. How can you do those things on a trapeze?! How can that bike go around freely in that ball?!
I have no idea how it works but it's awesome! Stage To the Hallowed Ground! What is this place? There's nothing here.
This is my first time hanging out with ghosts! I wonder if there's a ghost that could surprise me. Stage The Garden of Grief Hehe! Now, a graveyard is a place to test your courage! Hey, ghosts! Come on out! Oh, I think I see something over there! Falling in a graveyard shortens your life?! This is so rundown. It'd make a perfect secret base. Was someone rattling on the window? Stage The Room of Shields Hm? Is there someone here? It's a little cold for summer!
Hey, Onibimaru, are you a ghost? Or a yokai? Stage The Master's Courtyard Hey, what's all this talk about grudges? Now this place has some atmosphere! Alright, let's see a bunch of stuff come out! It'd be better if they didn't? Stage The Endless Corridor What is this place? It feels like a secret underpass! We;ll be in trouble if we get separated from Onibimaru. Didn't we just come this way?
Stage Hunting for the Exit Where's the exit? This way? Well, it's alright. We'll probably get out! Hey, we're near the exit right? This was pretty fun. Even though it was like a maze. Stage The Room of Gold This is the exact opposite of the places we were just at. Huh, that guy I always saw him causing trouble at the Animal Laboratory. Okay, let's take this back! Does Macaroni's teacher take a hands-off approach? Pranks are fun. But this time he's just a pain! He has animal ears pop out when he's surprised. Let's surprise him some more.
Stage Test of Courage!? Finally time tot test our courage! Where are the ghosts? Actually, the ghosts here aren't that scary.
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I'm so hungry from all the walking we did. I can't wait to eat. Stage To Wonderland! What a strange hole. Will we see big furniture, too? I wonder if that butler will properly show us around. Stage Mushroom Forest Look! That mushroom has an amazing color to it. Ever since I saw that caterpillar, I've been thinking how nice and fluffy it must be on top of the mushroom.
Hey, you think we can eat the mushrooms here? Stage Tea Time Well, that was a strange tea party We just happened to pass them, and they offer us tea and sweets? They're awesome! You say the tea party never ends, but don't you get tired of drinking only tea? Stage Palace Gardens "Stay away from the queen What kind of monster is she? The real action is on the other side of the road, but I don't think we'll be able to go with all the thorny roses. Wait a minute These red roses are Stage Face the Queen!
I-is this I thought the Queen was super scary, but she's totally a nice person. She even gave us sweets! There's no doubt the Queen's favorite color is red. The flower that we passed by was also red! Stage Station I hate the rain I don't like not being able to play outside. I haven't been shopping with you in a long time, [Teacher]! Something about walking around with an umbrella really lifts my spirits I've no idea why! Stage Mall Hmm, I do like shopping, but So, what are we buying first?
Is that Stage Aquarium Apparently this place has a huge tank filled with all kinds of fish! Look at these tropical fish, they're beautiful! Penguins, just walking around! Stage Museum Wow, a real medieval armor replica I've just gotta try it on! I can't I just love the slick, sharp coolness of a real katana. There's a sword fighting workshop going on over there! Can we go and check it out? What is this place?! Water guns! Wait, isn't it a little early in the year for a water fight? Is that a crowd gathering over there? I wonder what it could be. General: [EP] I feel like I've leveled up!
Working's not so bad if we're going to get lots of stuff. Well, I'll just have to try for now. Stage Doctor [Heart] Tell me your symptoms! Hm, hm Sounds like a cold! A run should fix you up. Stage Postman [Heart] Package delivery! Signature please. Your signature! I'll be a hero if I get this hit. Okay, now's the time to do it! Stage Policeman [Heart] What, are you lost?
Okay, leave it to me. This way. There, over there! This turned out well. Next time, don't let go of your mother's hand. Stage Gambler [Heart] Hm I think this should be good! Ooh, Lucky! I won! Sorry, looks like I won again. Stage Bus Hey, [Teacher]! The weather is so great today! I was so excited I couldn't sleep You too, [Teacher]? Yay, we're sleepless-twins! The bus is pretty shaky. But it feels good and is making me sleepy Stage Field Ooh This strawberry looks so big and juicy!
We can pick as many as we want within the time limit! I'm going to show you what I can do! I was able to pick a whole basket.