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Muller, Robin
Nib is an orphan boy who dreams of being an artist. One day as a reward for a kind deed, Nib is given a magical paint set with a paint brush that brings things to life. Nib encounters a terrible king who uses Nib for his talent.

Isadora, Rachel
Willaby is always drawing in school. When her teacher is absent from school, Willaby draws her a picture instead of writing.

Cooney, Barbara
Hattie is a child of German immigrants. She has the courage to pursue her goal of becoming an artist.

dePaola, Tomie
Tommy wants to be an artist when he grows up, but when he has his very first art lesson in first grade, he is very disappointed. He learns to compromise, and he is happy in the end.

Allington, Richard
An artist mixes many colors and draws pictures representing them. For example, red for apple, white for egg, and gray for mushroom.

Jonas, Ann
Four children put on a dance with primary colors to show what colors can be made from mixing them together.

Johnson, Crockett
A little boy creates his own adventure by drawing with purple crayon. He explores forests, oceans and cities by drawing pictures and putting himself in those pictures. After all the adventures, he finally follows the moon back home.

Pomeroy, Diane
A counting book that counts from one to ten and then counts by tens to one hundred. Potato prints are used to paint the pictures of fruits, vegetables, seeds, and flowers which are incorporated as counting tools.

Numeroff, Laura
A little mouse sure can be demanding when you spend the day together!Everything the mouse does with the little boy reminds him of something else he needs or wants to do!For example, once you get the mouse some paper and glue, he'll ask you for glitter!

Haggerty, Mary E
A young boy and his mother move into a new apartment. While his mother spends her time looking for a new job, the boy spends a great deal of his time transforming an ugly, scary crack in the wall into something beautiful for his mom.

Goodall, John S.
A Wordless Book

Clement, Claude
A reknowned painter leaves his home to capture the beauty of swans in a painting. He is transformed into a swan at the end.

Wishinsky, Frieda
Henry, the baker, creates magnificent cakes. No two cakes are alike and his customers love the beautiful decorations. Henry's friend Ben visits Henry and watches him work each day after school. When the bakery is bought by new owners, Henry loses his job. Henry is sad when he can no longer decorate cakes, but only until Ben helps his friend find a new outlet for his creativity.

Porte, Barbara Ann
A man on a chicken farm only draws chickens in his paintings. He moves to the city, and comically draws chickens with briefcases in elevators.

Turner, Dorothy
What are eggs?Where do eggs come from?How are eggs used?The history, definition, beliefs, and various uses for eggs are explained in this book. There is a section included on how to cook eggs along with instructions for using eggs in the kitchen.

Anholt, Laurence
Sylvette is a shy young girl, until she meets Picasso. He has moved to France for the summer to work on his art. Seeing Sylvette through his window, he decides to use her as his new model. All summer they work together and become good friends. Picasso helps Sylvette unlock her secrets and artistic talent.

Kesselman, Wendy
Emma is a seventy-two year old woman who has a large family that rarely visits. She finds a creative way to surround herself with familiar things at all times so that she isn't loney anymore.

Melmed, Laura
Little Oh is a woman's only child, who is made from origami paper. The paper doll is restless indoors so she ventures outside for the adventure of her life. What happens when she finally finds her way back home to her mother?

Munsch, Robert
Brigid is a young girl who is fascinated with coloring. She gets bored quickly with her markers and asks for new and improved ones...until her coloring goes a little too overboard!

Munsch, Robert
Jeremiah and Amanda are ready for kindergarten, except for the part where they need to share. Amanda wants the book, the blocks, and the paint. Jeremiah wants the book, the blocks, and the paint. In kindergarten, sharing is key. Will Jeremiah and Amanda find the key?They sure have a surprise for everyone!

Steig, William
Two wooden men sit in a field wondering why they are there and how they were created.

Stolz, Mary
One of the monuments in Egypt is part man and part lion. This structure symbolizes the greatness of Egypt, the pride of the pharaoh, and the skill of an unknown stone carver.

Goffstein, M.B.
Five artist helpers are shades of color. They work as well as enjoy the masquerade ball.

Sabuda, Robert
The robe of the Blizzard lays over the land, bringing ice and darkness to everything it touches. But what would happen if one young girl destroyed the robe?Teune felt it was her duty to restore the robe she has destroyed. Will she be rewarded for her help or punished for bringing back the cold?In the end, Teune's efforts helps the People Who Fear the Winter Night to be remembered as the People of the Northern Lights.

Reid, Margarette
A young girl and her grandma spend time together making necklaces from beads. Beads can come in all different shapes, sizes, textures, and materials. They were used by many cultures throughout time. When she puts her necklaces together she learns about each bead.

Buchholz, Quint
A violin player becomes quick friends with an artist, Max, who moves into the apartment above her family's. She is curious about the secrets that were held in his imaginative paintings. When Max does share his paintings with her, she is amazed at what she sees.

Canning, Kate
Based on Henri Rousseau's Exotic Landscape with Tiger and Hunters, the tiger in this story comes to life and leaps out of the painting, roams around an art museum and the outside world. He has trouble finding his part in the painting as he walks through the gallery to find his home.

Whatley, Bruce
The three little pigs move out to build their own homes. But when the big, bad wolf comes, the first two pigs escape to the brick house. Throughout the ordeal, the pigs hear a mysterious voice that turns out to be the illustrator. The illustrator runs out of paint while finishing the story and finally saves the pigs by changing them and the wolf into Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Heine, Helme
An artist paints a forest for seven wild pigs to roam. They ruined the painting by splashing colors everywhere. Then he gets rid of the pigs and he realizes what he had done. Finally, decides to never paint pigs again.

Adams, Adrienne
The Abbott's are Easter egg painters. Their son, Orson, is talked into having a Christmas party for all the neighboring young rabbits. Everyone pitches in to help and the party is a huge success.

Walsh, Ellen Stoll
Three mice discover the fun of painting and mixing colors. While playing with the paint, they leave a space to hide from a cat who was chasing them.

Freeman, Don
A creative mouse is a doorman for the museum. He gives tours all day long. He places his mouse trap art in the sculpture contest and wins first prize.

Koller, Jackie French
When one monkey too many jumps on a bike, trouble is right around the corner. Only two monkeys on the golf cart at once!Add three more monkeys and disaster strikes. These monkeys need help at a restaurant, going to bed, and illustrating this book!

Kleven, Elisa
The lion paints with his tail. The red bird is curious why his tail changes colors overnight. They become friends even though they can't speak to each other.

Thaler, Mike
This story consists of four chapters which relate the troubles that hippo has when building a house, when he is painting a landscape scene, when he is healthy while all of his friends are ill, and finally when hippo's friends throw him a surprise party.

Taback, Simms
There once was a lady who ate so much that it got her into trouble. She eats everything from a fly to a horse. In the end her body cannot take the horse and she dies. The moral of the story is stop at the cow and don't eat the horse.

Cazet, Denys
Gregory has quite an imagination which he uses while drawing pictures. In class, they are to draw a still life of a flower vase. Gregory gets carried away, and his vase becomes a spaceship. Gregory thinks he will get in trouble for his drawing, but the teacher loves it and puts it up in the classroom.

Crews, Nina
Summertime brings really hot weather, but there's still things to do for fun in the sun and shade. Soon the weather brings a storm which cools the temperatures and brings with it a different fun.

Goode, Diane
Two sweet spirited, young siblings and their mischievous dog exercise their muscles and goodwill as they search for the perfect present for Mama. They experience a comic escapade through the city blocks of markets and vendors.

Myrus, Donald//Squillace, Albert
Jeff and his mother go to the beach for a day. Jeff runs around collecting things and drawing pictures in the sand. He meets a little girl, Jenny, and spends the day teaching her about art in the sand.

Hurd, Edith Thacher
Wilson paints a picture of a beautiful world that becomes overrun by too many cities and people. Wilson decides the world he has painted is not suitable to live in and begins to paint what he wants his world to look like.

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.

Myers, Christopher
Black cat creeps through the city streets looking for a home. He encounters many things on his journey including chain-link fences, children playing and jeeps passing in the streets. Observe the sights and sounds of the city while discovering where black cat calls home.

Aylesworth, Jim
After being captured by a fox, a wee man is rescued and nurtured by a very old man for three days. In appreciation of the old man's kindness, a bowl is left on his porch with a note about its special powers. The beautiful full, belly bowl multiplies any item placed in it. This brings both happiness and trouble to the old man.

Hoban, Tana
Animals, flowers, food, and instruments have different textures. A small part of each object is seen first then the whole picture comes into view when you turn the page. (A Wordless Book)

Lionni, Leo
Matthew is a poor smart mouse. He does not know what to do with his life. He ends up becoming a professional painter as the result of a dream he had after going to the art museum. He becomes a very famous artist.

Munsch, Robert
Any stays up too late watching television and does not make it to breakfast with her family. They decide to take Amy to school in her bed because she was going to be late. At school the principal tries to wake her up but she keeps sleeping. Her teacher covers reading, math, and art, and her friends go to the gym, recess, and lunch-- all while Amy sleeps!The next day, Amy's habit is hilariously contagious!

McPhail, David
During his lessons on how to be a bear, a young bear discovers his love for drawing. As he grows he continues to practice, getting encouragement from his mother, his teacher, and most of all from himself.

Christelow, Eileen
Henry the Rabbit decides to paint himself with red stripes. Because of the stripes, a fox sees Henry and kidnaps him. Eventually, Henry is reunited with his parents and learns a lesson.

Yolen, Jane
On this hot summer day not much activity is taking place. The dog is laying around trying to keep cool and the children were not active. When one of the children gets the hose out, everyone became excited to be cooled off. A storm came through and it rained all day. The rain caused the children to wish for the hot summer sun.