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| by Fleming, Denise

Each season brings changes to the pond including a variety of animals.

| by Bowen, Betsy

Starting in May, the winter countdown begins. Preparation activities are described using the numbers one through thirteen. For example, winter countdown includes five blueberries and six bags of rice.

| by Schoenherr, John

Mother and father goose come to the same pond every year to make a nest to lay their eggs. This year when the eggs hatch, one of the goslings turns out to be a curious rebel. The gosling explores around the pond until the family flies south for the winter.

| by Potter, Beatrix

Illustrations from Beatrix Potter's stories form the basis for this alphabet story of letters.

| by Mainland, Pauline

Yoga is an activity that children can experience in many forms. Children can imitate the ways animals move and position themselves to help relax the body and free the mind.

| by London, Jonathan

The life cycle of the gray fox is shown including a caring little boy who lays the fox to rest and says a prayer for his spirit.

| by Pavey, Peter

A dragon dreams about various animals.

| by Holder, Heide

Carmine is old and has little energy. He saves a swan and in return, she gives him magical stardust. He gives it all away to make others happy. In despair, he finds one more speck and he wishes to be young again.

| by Tiller, Ruth

For this young girl, a trip to grandmother's house is an adventure. There are all kinds of things for her to explore--a kitchen, bedrooms, parlors, and a dark cellar. It is the perfect place for a child's imagination to grow.

| by Ehlert, Lois

Morning comes with the crow of the chickens and the animals must be tended. Everyone in town packs up and heads off to market day. They pass many animals in the fields as they go to the town square in trucks, on motorcycles, and in carts to buy and sell at the market.

| by Ryder, Joanne

Do you ever think about what things you have in common with everyone else on Earth?One thing is that we share our world with every living thing. Can you find the snake in the grass?The crabs on the pier?We share our world and we should take care of it.

| by Shulevitz, Uri

Rain has many purposes. It affects people, animals, and nature. Most importantly, rain gives growth to living things.

| by Fife, Dale H.

Harry Hale decides to sell a two acre lot his grandfather had left him. He receives three offers for the lot. He visits the lot and finds an abundance of life and nature that he cannot destroy. Harry decides not to sell the lot and to leave it as it is.

| by Sheppard, Jeff

Colorful illustrations demonstrate how some animals like water and others do not. With clever repetition of animal sounds, the book shows how animals react after falling into a lake.

| by Reiser, Lynn

A child can't wait to go fishing on Rocky Pond so she can see animals and have picnics. It's a day full of adventure and fun.

| by Parker, Vic

Where's all that music coming from?It's bear doing his bearobics!Everyone wants to get in on the action, so kangaroos start hopping, penguins start sliding, and ants start marching. Soon everyone is doing that cool bearobics thing.

| by Martin, Bill Jr.

The question, What do you see?, is asked to eight different animals, a mother and some children. What they see is what is coming up on the next page.

| by Cherry, Lynne

A man begins to chop the Kapok tree down but then falls asleep. All the animals and creatures of the rainforest persuade the man while he is asleep to save the tree.

| by Thomassie, Tynia

Feliciana Feydra LeRoux is her grandpa's favorite grandchild, and he lets her do just about anything, except what she most wants to do--go alligator hunting with the boys. Determined to show her grandfather that she can handle the hunt, Feliciana sneaks out only to come face to face with an alligator and become a hero.
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