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| by Ipcizade, Catherine

An adaptation of the classic, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, a zoo prepares for Zoo Day. But things aren't going according to plan. The llamas won't quit spitting, the giraffes are drooling, and the zebras aren't happy at all with their stripes. Meanwhile, the zookeepers scurry this way and that, clean up poop, ring mealtime bells, and try to get the animals bathed. Does it all work? Will the zookeeper end up spending the night at the zoo? Will Zoo Day go off without a hitch, or will the dancing monkeys take over?

| by Hutchins, Pat

A hunter is on a mission to find animals. The hunter comes upon all the animals and is overwhelmed. The sight of all the animals scares him and he runs away.

| by Tudor, Tasha

This is a counting book using the numbers 1-20 Each number is given a saying to go along with it.

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| by Carle, Eric

Each car on the train shows one more zoo animal than the previous page (A Wordless Book).

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| by Cranstoun, Margaret

Learn numbers one through ten by listening to this rhyming pattern.

| by Nikola-Lisa, W.

It is Thanksgiving, so this book gives a step-by-step sequence of what to prepare to eat and how to set the table. It focuses on the numbers 1-8

| by Rathmann, Peggy

When dad yells 10 minutes till bedtime, the hamster parade shows up to take you on a tour to get ready for bed. From the kitchen to the bath and the bedroom the hamsters help along each step of the way to make getting ready for bed fun.

| by Cuyler, Margery

When her teacher tells the class that everyone must bring in collections of 100 for the 100th day of school, Jessica begins to worry. What will she bring in?Her family finally helps her come up with a special collection.

| by Merriam, Eve

There are many different ways to count to eleven, because the number eleven is always missing.

| by Isadora, Rachel

Pop!The numbers 1-1,000,000 are counted through pop art, ranging from astronauts, fish, and gargolyes to animals, flowers, and food. Can you count 1,000 jellybeans and 1,000,000 stars?

| by Mahy, Margaret

This book is done in Batik paintings and is a rhyming poem about kings and their animals marching through a jungle. They sing and dance enjoying each others company while moving along their merry way.

| by Hubbard, Woodleigh

Animals and actions illustrate each number one through twelve. For example, 3 is for jumping, 7 is for fishing, and 12 is for balancing.

| by Munsch, Robert

Jason is repeatedly awakened from the noises his father makes when he is sleep walking. The last straw is when he finds him outside in the snow with only his pajamas on.

| by Bayer, Jane

From Alice the ape to Theresa the turkey, exotic animals unite for a unique alphabet. Look out for Winifred Wolf and Fifi Fox -- or even Zelda the Zebra from Zambia!These words can be part of a hopscotch game.

| by Greenaway, Kate

This alphabet book discusses several actions that are done with an apple pie (e.g., I jumped for it).

| by Hoban, Russell

Frances has a new sister, Gloria. She believes that she is not loved because of her new sibling and runs away to the dining room. Her parents cleverly talk her into returning.

| by Shannon, David

Camilla Cream absolutely enjoys eating lima beans. She is afraid, though, that her friends will make fun of her for eating them. After getting dressed one morning, she looks in the mirror to find herself covered in stripes! If she thought eating lima beans was embarassing, what will her peers think of her stripes?

| by Gray, Nigel

Sam lost his balloon out the back door. At first he was sad, but his father reminded him of his grandfather Abdulla who lived very far away. Sam thought about how his balloon might travel to his grandfather and make him very happy.

| by Hopkinson, Deborah

A young girl listens to a story told by her aunt. Her story is about the young girl's great great grandmother and how she used her voice and dedication to fight for her education after the slaves were freed. The story was also tells how a group of singers toured and sang slave songs. They were trying to save their school, but ended up creating a university.

| by Hoban, Russell

Frances saves money to buy a real china tea pot. Thelma swindles Frances out of her money and buys the tea pot. Frances then tricks Thelma out of the tea pot and they are friends again.
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