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P. Feiffer, Jules
Oh no, a little girl lost her teddy bear!Her family doesn't have time to help her, so she becomes a detective. In the process of searching for her bear, she finds many of her other missing toys before finding her bear.

McCloskey, Robert
Little Sal is picking blueberries with her mom and she wanders off. She finds a bear who is looking for her baby. The bear and Sal wander around together to help the bear find her baby and Sal find her mom.

Riddell, Chris
When a young boy encounters a harmless playful bear, the two become best friends. They go back to Ben's house and eat lunch, dance, and clean up their mess. Then the bear goes home and tells the boy that they will have lunch at his house the next day.

Watanabe, Shigeo
Bear asks his father to take him to the swimming pool on a hot day. At first Bear is frightened but then he realizes that swimming is fun.

Hurwitz, Johanna
There are six stories in this book. Russel is entering kindergarten. On the first day of school, he plays a joke on his teacher. Russel, the adventureous and creative lad that he is, makes up stories and learns how to ride his bike.

Kasza, Keiko
When an elephant walks he scares the bear, who scares the crocodile, who scares the wild hog then the cycle continues.

Carlstrom, Nancy White
What would you do if you lived at the zoo?Would you stay with the lions and tigers or would you hang with the monkeys?How would you talk to the animals at the zoo?Take a trip to this zoo and find out just exactly what you would do if you live at a zoo.

Ets, Marie Hall
A curious boy finds an animal talent contest in the middle of the forest. Since none of the animals could laugh, the little boy wins the contest.

Day, Alexandra
Frank and Ernest run Mrs. Miller's diner for a few days while she is out of town. Mrs. Miller is nervous at first because there is a lot of responsiblity in running a diner. Frank and Ernest do a great job and have a lot of fun too.

Marino, Dorothy
On his way camping, Buzzy meets three different creatures and learns how they do certain things. This helps him find his way home.

Hobbs, Will
It is spring, and all the bears are out except one. Short Tail decides to go find the one they call the Great Bear. He quickly tries climbing the mountains and goes to sleep, where he often finds the Great One in his dream. The Great One is so impressed by Short Tail's respect, that he shares an important secret.

Harrison, Ted
A Northern Alphabet provides many examples of people, places, animals and objects under each letter. It also displays an accurate representation of northern life throughout the year.

du Bois, William Pene
The bears in Koala Park are not nice to each other. They have a party and make up. After the costume party, they do not recognize each other so they all keep part of their costumes on to recognize each other.

Turkle, Brinton
This picture book illustrates a story similar to that of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. When a little girl and her parents go out, a bear goes into their house and eats their food, sits on their chairs, and sleeps in their beds. (wordless book)

Minarik, Else Holmelund
A collection of four short stories about Little Bear who goes on imaginary adventures that his mother tells him about.

Rosen, Michael
A group of bear hunters must go through grass, a river, mud, a forest, a snowstorm and a cave before they even see a bear. After finding it, the bear chases them back into their homes.

Schoenherr, John
A young bear wakes one morning to find that his mother is gone. He goes through many adventures trying to find her and learns to live on his own.

Sheldon, Dyan
Brenda loses her teddy bear, Pete, on a bus. She thinks he's gone forever, but soon starts to receive postcards from him. Pete is traveling all over the world and having many adventures. He soon realizes he misses Brenda too much and returns home.

Margolis, Richard J.
A bear sees his friend, Mr. Mole, at the bottom of a well. The bear rounds up his friends to rescue Mr. Mole.

Rascal
A dwarf, Duke, listens to a bear, Oregon, and releases him into the forest. They have a long journey there together but eventually make it.

Monsell, Helen A.
Paddy the bear discovers Christmas. He asks his parents, uncle, and aunt for the meaning of Christmas. Each of them gives a different answer, but it is his mother who knows the true meaning of Christmas.

Gammell, Stephen
A bear who hibernates every year in the winter, decides that this winter he was going to wake up for Christmas. To his surprise, when he wakes up it is wonderful. He met a special guy dressed in a red suit that took him around to see things. The bear did not know it was Santa Claus.

Keller, Holly
Joey gets a big package for Christmas from Grandma. Joey's mom hides the package but Joey finds it and ends up tearing the teddy bear. He is depressed, but in the end, his mom fixes the bear.

Brett, Jan
Berlioz the bear is going to be late for the ball if the donkey doesn't move!The donkey doesn't move until a bee stings him -- then they get to the ball in no time!

Anno, Mitsumasa
Look carefully at every page because animals, birds, and people are hidden in the pictures.

Asch, Frank
Bear sees his shadow and tries to get away from it. He tries many things but nothing seems to work. Eventually, he learns that he and his shadow can be happy together.

Duvoisin, Roger
Snowy, the white bear, and Woody, the brown bear, work together to solve their problems and keep each other safe.

Marino, Dorothy
Buzzy Bear goes south with the birds, but realizes he forgot some important articles. He goes back home, becomes tired, and decides to take a long winter's nap.

Asch, Frank
Bear thinks the rainbow he sees is a fire in the sky. Bear experiences many new things when he tries to put out the fire.

Stenmark, Victoria
The song of a very cheerful chick cannot be stopped, even after becoming lunch. Soon the fox, the wolf, and the bear are all singing his happy song.

Gundersheimer, Karen
A tiny person plays with different objects as she learns about colors.

Marino, Dorothy
Buzzy bear wants to see his first snow fall. He helps the little woodland creatures and birds get food and then makes a surprise for his father when he returns home.

Asch, Frank
Bear and Little Bird play a game of hide-and-seek. Later in the evening, Bear plays a game with the moon.

Marino, Dorothy
Buzzy Bear is determined to find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, despite what everyone has told him. In his mind, he finds the treasure - it is a tree full of honey.

Kessler, Ethel//Kessler, Leonard
This rhyming book explores the similarities and differences between baby animals and human babies. The greatest thing in common between all is parental love.

London, Jonathan
The ways of wild animals are vividly described with beautiful poetry.

Briggs, Raymond
One night while Tilly is sleeping a bear comes into her room. The next morning Tilly tells her parents about the bear, but they don't think the bear is real. Tilly takes care of the bear all through the day. While Tilly is sleeping, the bear exits through the window to return back to his home.

Cazet, Denys
Arnie comes home from his first day of school in the first grade. His mother makes him a snack and sits down to talk about his day. Arnie tells his mother about all the activities that took place at school. Arnie has a field trip the next Friday, and he begins to get ready for it. Arnie really enjoys school.

Alexander, Martha
Anthony wants to go to the moon. His only problem is that he does not know how to build a spaceship. When Anthony goes to sleep, his friend blackboard bear builds a spaceship. Together they pack the spaceship for their trip. Anthony begins to get worried about the trip and decides he will stay safely at home while blackboard bear goes to the moon himself.

Tomkins, Jasper
The sky holds many roles and responsibilities in our lives. From every word that is spoken to every beautiful thing in nature, the sky is always present and ready to play. The sky is always with us, touching everyone of us in every moment.

Minarik, Else Holmelund
After being told not to tire out his grandparents, Little Bear spends his visit with them playing and listening to their stories. At the end of the day, it is Little Bear who is fast asleep.

Goodall, John S.
Paddy takes off in a balloon and experiences many adventures.

Bang, Molly
From morning until bedtime, a child plays with toys to experience one fine day of activities.

Calmenson, Stephanie
Mr. Panda opens his restaurant and the animals come in by one's, two's, all the way to ten's to dine in his restaurant, Panda Palace. After all the patrons are seated and the restaurant is full, one more guest arrives, a tiny mouse. Will Mr. Panda be able to find room for him?

Kesey, Ken
It is autumn, and Big Double the Bear is eating everything in sight to prepare for hibernation. Little Tricker the squirrel must save his friends and his home from the very hungry bear.

Raskin, Ellen
A mouse wants to join the other animals in a special celebration but must choose what to wear. The mouse finally chooses a blouse and is invited for a Christmas and New Year gathering on Twenty-two, Twenty-three.

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.

Martin, Bill Jr.//Archambault, John
A little girl describes her adventure on a merry-go-round using the sights and sounds around her.

Lindbergh, Reeve
This morning the aardvarks are going to the mall for back-to-school shopping. They have a list prepared for backpacks, lunch boxes, school supplies, and more. However, while following their list, they continue to add new items, making for a crazy and chaotic day.

Carle, Eric
A little chameleon catches flies with his sticky tongue. One day the chameleon goes to the zoo and wishes he could be like all of the animals. His wish comes true. The chameleon sees a fly but he can not catch it because he is mixed up. He wishes he could be himself again.