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Nothing
Inkpen, Mick
A little stuffed animal is left behind when a family moves to a bigger house. During the toy's journey to finding his owner, he encounters the family cat who takes him to his new home.

My mother is the most beautiful woman in the world
Reyher, Becky
Varya helps her parents Marfa and Ivan prepare the wheat for the harvest, but she loses her way. In her search for her mother, she discovers the value of an old Russian proverb about beauty and love.

Preep: The little pigeon of trafalgar square
Shulman, Milton
An odd little pigeon is taken from Trafalgar Square. All the rest of the pigeons go on strike until he is returned. Life returns to normal when the little pigeon is returned.

Caps for sale
Slobodkina, Esphyr
A man who sells hats falls asleep with his hats on. When he wakes up, his hats have all disappeared so he spends the rest of the day trying to find them.

Stella louella's runaway book
Ernst, Lisa Campbell
Stella Louella cannot seem to find her library book that is due at 5:00 All day, she tracks down its whereabouts along with others in the community who have seen the book along its trip. Find out where the book ends up.

Nate the great and the crunchy christmas
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman//Sharmat, Craig
When Annie's dog, Fang, is unhappy, everyone is unhappy, especially Nate the Great. When Fang's Christmas mail turns up missing, Nate agrees to help solve the mystery of the missing card. Join Nate the Great in solving this holiday case in time for Fang to have a crunchy Christmas.

The story about ping
Flack, Marjorie//Wiese, Kurt
To avoid getting a spanking for being the last duck to cross the bridge, Ping stayed overnight on the river bank. He loses his family and is captured by a little boy. He is held hostage on the little boy's boat. Finally the little boy sets Ping free and he is reunited with his family.

The boy on the beach
Daly, Niki
Joe loves the beach. He likes splashing his mom and playing in the sand. He doesn't like the big waves though. He would rather pretend to be in the water. When Joe's pretending game tosses him overboard, he becomes scared. A friendly lifeguard helps him find his parents and everyone is happy again.

The case of the sneaker snatcher
Shearer, John
When Sneaker has his sneakers stolen, he turns to his friends for help. They solve the case when the misspelled word sneeker links them to the thief.

Baboushka and the three kings
Robbins, Ruth
As Baboushka cleans her hut one evening, three gentlemen visit and ask if she would like to go with them to where a child is born. She declines, but decides to go the next morning. Much to her dismay, she cannot find the child. As legend goes, each year she sets out in search of the child.

Ouch!
Babbit, Natalie
A baby born with the destiny of marrying a princess is brought by the King and thrown into the river to prevent a possible marriage with his newborn daughter. Rescued by a loving couple, the boy grows up and meets the King once again. The Kings plan to kill the young man backfires again and the young man marries the princess. As a test, the King sends the new prince to steal the golden hairs off the devil's head. In a surprise ending, the prince prevails, but the King is not so lucky.

Lyle finds his mother
Waber, Bernard
Lyle left his home with the Primm's in search of his mother. He did shows with Hector Primm to raise money to help find her. The last place they looked, Lyle found his mother and they all returned to the Primm's house.

A ride on the red mare's back
Le Guin, Ursula K.
A young boy is taken by trolls and his older sister tries to find him with the help of her magic wooden horse. The red mare comes to life and they rescue her brother from the troll's high mountain.

Oley the sea monster
Hall, Marie Ets
Young Oley, the harbor seal, is separated from his mother near the shore and ends up on display in the Midwest. Oley soon grows homesick and is set free. However, before Oley is able to be reunited with his mother, he accidently causes everyone to think he is a sea monster.

Sheep take a hike
Shaw, Nancy
As the sheep venture on their way, they find themselves encountering prickly plants, fog, and the frightening feeling of being lost.

Good-bye, sammy
Murrow, Lisa Ketchum
A child takes his stuffed bunny on a trip. The bunny becomes lost, so the child makes friends with a new bunny.

Tuttle's shell
Murdocca, Sal
Tuttle, the turtle, loses his shell, so he stays inside a pumpkin. Gradually, he runs into different animals in the forest, and they all pull together to find his shell.

The great zoo hunt
Unwin, Pippa
This is a story about a zoo and a zookeeper who finds ten animals missing. The animals are very clever and hard to find. By looking at the detailed illustrations, the zookeeper tries to find the missing animals.

Mystery on the docks
Hurd, Thacher
Ralph saves a kidnapped opera singer from evil rats.

The tale of mrs. tiggy-winkle
Potter, Beatrix
Lucie often loses her handkerchiefs. She asks all of the the farm animals if they have seen them, but no one has. When she goes off to look for them, she finds Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle has washed all of them for her.

Fox and his friends
Marshall, Edward
A fox is asked to watch his sister but he does not watch her and she wanders off. At the end, he learns his lesson and realizes that he needs to be more responsible.

Come along, daisy
Simmons, Jane
As Mama Duck continually calls for Daisy to follow along, Daisy is distracted by everything around her. Suddenly, Mama Duck is no where to be found, and Daisy is all alone. Will Daisy find her mother and learn the importance of staying close to her?

Grandfather's christmas camp
McCutcheon, Marc
Mr. Biggins, a three-legged dog, is lost in the mountain on Christmas Eve. Grandfather and Lizzie dress warmly, pack a small bag, and head up the mountain to find their dog. They camp overnight in an igloo and find two surprises on Christmas Day.

Nate the great and the missing key
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, look for Annie's house key which has mysteriously disappeared. Nate the Great has to solve a riddle to find the key.

Foxie the singing dog
D'Aulaire, Ingri//D'Aulaire, Edgar
Foxie's master always teases her with a bone instead of feeding her. She follows her master to the city and gets lost. In her new home she gets fed well and she performs. Later, she becomes homesick and goes home to her original master.

Rover
Rosen, Michael
This dog has three pet humans for whom he is responsible. He loves them and takes care of them. Sometimes they all go to the beach together. The littlest human, Rover, wanders away. No one can find her but the dog. When she is found, the dog promises never to let her out of his sight again.

Martha and skits
Meddaugh, Susan
The whole family, including Martha, the talking dog, is excited when Skits arrives. Skits is a young and mischievious dog. As he grows, the family thinks that it is time to give him alphabet soup so he will be able to talk. However, it doesn't have the same effect on Skits as it did on Martha. At first everyone is sad, especially Skits, until they discover his other talents.

Harry by the sea
Zion, Gene
On a hot day at the beach, Harry cannot stay cool. He suddenly is covered with seaweed and everyone mistakes him as a sea monster, even his family!

Harry the dirty dog
Zion, Gene
When Harry hears that he is about to get a bath, he runs away from home and gets even dirtier until he is a black dog instead of a white dog. When he decides to go home, he is not recognized until he gets a bath!

Picnic
McCully, Emily Arnold
A family of mice go on a picnic. When one of the children fall out of the car, the family discovers that he is missing and they go to find him.

One mitten lewis
Kay, Helen
Lewis always loses one of his mittens. His mother is continually making or buying him new pairs. Finally, Lewis meets a girl who has the same problem so they end up matching all their odd pairs.

Max's dragon shirt
Wells, Rosemary
Max does not want to get rid of his old blue pants!Instead he wants a dragon shirt, but his mom did not give his sister enough money to buy one. Max loses his sister at the story and gets into a little mischief.

A number of animals
Wormell, Christopher
One little lost chick explores the farm looking for his mother. He asks for help from the two big horses and other animals along the way. He is finally reunited with his brothers and sisters and one mother hen.

The tale of samuel whiskers
Potter, Beatrix
Tom is a kitten who climbs up a chimney and gets lost. Samuel Whiskers is a rat who found Tom and wanted to make him into pudding. His family rescues him and expels the rats. Tom is now afraid of rats.

The tale of little pig robinson
Potter, Beatrix
Robinson's trip to the market turns into a life changing experience. After a long trip to town, an adventure in the market, and a near excape on the high seas, he ends up on a tropical island paradise.

Julian
Khalsa, Dayal Kaur
Julian, a high-spirited farm dog, makes life very uncomfortable for the house cat, Victoria, until he helps save her lost kitten.

Henry and mudge and the happy cat
Rylant, Cynthia
A lost cat finds a home with Henry and Mudge. After Henry and Mudge help the cat find his owner, everyone is sad when the cat finally leaves.

My cat ginger
Wahl, Jan
A young boy and his cat, Ginger, do things together. Ginger starts running away and disappearing for whole days and nights. The boy imagines where Ginger could be, and then finds out that Ginger has seven kittens.

Alfonse: Where are you?
Wikler, Linda
Join Alfonse and Little Bird as they play the game of hide-and-seek. Alfonse and the other geese search all around for Little Bird but have no luck in finding her. If Alfonse were quiet, however, perhaps he might be able to hear her.

Paul and arthur search for the egg
Rockwell, Anne
Paul and Arthur the bull, hear a crying seagull. The seagull has lost her egg and Paul and Arthur take on the responsibility of finding it. When they do, a baby gull is born and the mother gull is very happy.

I lost my bear
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.

Blueberries for sal
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.

Love, your bear pete
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.

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

You are here
Crews, Nina
Have you ever been bored on a rainy day?Follow these two young girls on an exciting adventure with their imaginations and a magic map. Just as the magical map ends their rainy day doldrums, their mother tells them the sun is out and it's time to go to the park.

The looking book: A hide-and-seek counting story
Hoberman, Mary Ann
Nod sets out to look for his lost cat. He finds Pistachio on page 28 in a box.

Sheila rae the brave
Henkes, Kevin
When brave Sheila Rae becomes lost and scared, her younger sister Louise comes to her rescue.

Frog, where are you?
Mayer, Mercer
A little boy is looking for his frog. When he finds it, the frog has started a family. He gets to take a new frog home and he is happy (A Wordless Book).

Little frog's song
Schertle, Alice
Little frog loves to sing in the pond where he lives. One night a hard rain washes him far away and he cannot find his home. He meets a lamb and a dog and goes to their homes, but their homes do not make him sing. Finally, he meets a boy who takes him back to his pond, where once again he can sing.

Albert b. cub & zebra
Rockwell, Anne
Albert B. Cub's friend named Zebra is missing. Albert looks all over for Zebra, travelling from A to Z. Finally, Albert finds Zebra at the zoo. (A Wordless Book)