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Wood, Audrey
Beatrix, the buttermaid, teaches two rude giants how to be clean and beautiful and to have good manners in order to rescue her friend, Gerda the cow, from being eaten.

Ziefert, Harriet
Harry shows the steps for taking a bath.

Pearson, Susan
Cary gets a stuffed cat for her birthday and names her Izzie. She takes Izzie everywhere, but when Izzie gets too dirty, Cary stops carrying him around.

Matura, Mustapha
Cayal loves jumping. He jumps everywhere. One day, he jumps to the moon where he meets a moon man and has tea with him. When he is tired, he jumps home.

Lewis, Marjorie
A boy grows up in a small village and trains to be a hero. After growing up he leaves the village to become a hero, but instead of rescuing a princess he is caught by a witch. He outwits the witch and returns to the village to be a farmer.

Fleming, Denise
Mama cat's daily routine includes washing her paws, chasing leaves, sharpening her claws, and taking naps. Two of her kittens, Fluffy and Skinny, follow this same routine with her. Meanwhile, Boris is napping. When Mama cat and the other two kittens nap, Boris washes his paws, sharpens his claws, chases leaves, pounces on Mama cat while Fluffy and Skinny fall back to sleep.

Simon, Norma
Manuel is a Puerto Rican child living in a large American city. Follow along with him throughout the day as various situations arise and Manuel asks, What do I say?. All of his questions and answers are offered in English and Spanish.

Munsch, Robert
A mud puddle is chasing Jule Ann! Every time she goes outside in clean fresh clothes, the puddle is hiding and just waiting to jump on her and make her dirty. Will Jule Ann's next plan work to stop the mud puddle?

Onyefuln, Ifeoma
Nneka and Chidi, two children of a Nigerian village, play a game called Colors. Chidi only likes the color blue, so Nneka shows him all the other colors in the village. She shows Chidi how beautiful and colorful their African lifestyle is. The colors yellow, pink, red, gold are seen, but Chidi only likes blue best of all!

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

Hoban, Russell
It's France's bedtime but she isn't very tired, so she makes up an alphabet song, imagines a tiger, sees a giant, and learns that the wind has a job before she falls asleep.

Waddell, Martin
Farmer Duck cooks, cleans, tends the fields and cares for the other animals because the farmer is too lazy. Farmer Duck grows tired so the animals come up with a plan.

Ormerod, Jan
A little girl gets a kitten and they begin to get to know one another. They eat, take a bath, play and sleep. She is very happy with her new friend.

Numeroff, Laura
Many different animals try to do unusual things such as dogs that wear sneakers. The reader is asked to imagine other funny scenarios with animals.

Rylant, Cynthia
For Henry and his big dog, Mudge, summer means going on a picnic in the park, taking a bath under the garden hose, and going to the top of the big green hill.

Pilkey, Dave
The Tosis family has a dog named Hally. Hally is a wonderful dog except that she has very bad breath. When Mr. and Mrs. Tosis cannot take Hally's bad breath anymore they decide to give her away. The kids try to fix the problem by taking her to a mountain top to see the view, a movie, and a carnival to ride a roller coaster in the hopes that they will take Hally's bad breath away but nothing works. That night two burglars break into the house but when Hally kisses them the burglars pass out from the smell and Hally and her breath are, heroes!

Marshall, F.
Kalina, a very untidy Princess, was ordered to clean up herself and her room. A hedgehog, who was actually a Prince, helped her clean up her room. When everything was cleaned up, he turned back into a Prince and the two were married.

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.

Roth, Carol
One dirty pig gets into the tub, but what happens when all ten pigs take a bath?See what happens when all ten are clean and you must turn the book around and upside-down to count again.

Lindgren, Barbro
Benny the pig is tired of rules. After refusing to take a bath and pick up his toys, Benny decides he would like to live somewhere else. He soon discovers the problems of being away from home.

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.

Lerner, Harriet//Goldhor, Susan
Franny B. Kranny loves her wild and crazy hairstyle, but her parents say that she needs to get her hair done before the family reunion. Initially she is upset, but then a bird decides to make her new hairstyle its home. Everyone, including Franny, loves the hairstyle. They want her to keep it, but Franny decide it's now time to cut it.

Numeroff, Laura
A disguise can help you avoid doing things you don't like. Wear one to the dentist, when you have to take a bath, or when you get ready for school so no one will know it's you!

Waber, Bernard
An anteater named Arthur learns that he can overcome certain problems with the help of his mother. Arthur learns to eat right, clean, and become a responsible anteater.

Wisniewski, David
All those rules that grown-ups tell us aren't really true. Like why do you have to comb your hair or why can't you play with your food?Find out about several secret tricks that grown-ups use to get kids to do stuff. Do so quickly before any grown-ups find out that their secrets are being revealed.

Willis, Jeanne
Alien Professor Xargle explains what human babies or earthlets are to the rest of his alien friends. They learn about feeding, bathing, bedtime, and crying from the alien perspective.

Lenski, Lois
On Davy's day, he goes through his daily routine. Davy makes choices about the things he will do during the day. Also, he takes care of himself by taking a bath on his own, dressing himself, and getting out of bed.

Wood, Audrey
A king refuses to leave his bathtub despite all of the efforts of his royal court, until a servant boy pulls the plug.

Ormondroud, Edward
A stuffed bear goes through the washer and dryer because Lucy is careless with him.

Martin, Bill//Archambault, John
All the body parts are used for something, Here are my hands for catching and throwing. Here are my feet for stopping and going. Read on to find out about the other body parts!

Rowan, Kate
How do we get sick?Join Sam and his mom as they talk about germs and their bodies. Help them figure out how bodies fight off enemy germs.

Alexander, Sue
A king asks Muriel to help people from his kingdom who are afraid of a dragon. With her peanut butter cookies, Muriel finds the dragon. She then gives the dragon a bath which makes him feel better. In return, he becomes a nicer dragon so the king continues to give him a bath once a week.

Cole, Brock
Alpha's parents get replaced one day with two of the devils' imps. The imps bring their dirty baby and mess up Alpha's house. When the imps go to sleep, Alpha washes the house and the baby, which upsets the imps, so they bring back her parents and leave.

Verdick, Elizabeth
Learn about the different things you can do to prevent germs from spreading and why it is so important. germs are not for sharing because they can spread and make you sick.

Himmelman, John
A boy dreams of perfect parents who would let him do whatever he would like to do. He tells a very wild story about what happens if he was in charge of the house

Lewis, Kim
James takes his new stuffed elephant, Harry, everywhere with him. Eventually, when Harry begins to become worn and his ears start to sag, James is old enough to start school. Being separated from a close companion like Harry will take a little more effort than James thinks.

Hughes, Shirley
A little girl discovers opposites in the world around her. She discovers the difference between hot and cold water and many other things in her world.

Showers, Paul
Losing and growing teeth are events that all children experience as they grow up. Learning how this process occurs and learning about the functions of teeth can be interesting and fun.

Murphy, Stuart J.
Time to wake up! Sammie the dog helps his friend get ready for school. How many minutes will it take to get ready for school? Help Sammie count the minutes it takes to get things done: eat breakfast, brush teeth, get dressed, give hugs, and go off to school.

Waber, Bernard
The Primms moved into their new house only to find Lyle, the crocodile, in their bathtub. They were afraid at first, but eventually they became good friends with Lyle.

Howells, Mildred
A woman cleans everything in her town to the annoyance of other citizens. She later wishes that she could wash off the stars. When a storm blows her up into the sky, she gets her chance.

Rice, Judith Anne
Rosa has been playing all day and now she has germs all over her hands. Germs can make her sick. They are invisible bugs that no one can see. Rosa knows just what to do to get rid of the germs, because they like wet places and warm places to grow.

Dalton, Anne
A family goes through the routine of their day in the rhythm of the tune here we go round the mulberry bush.

Roca, Nuria
Your body can do so many things. When you were born, you were only a baby. Then as you grew, you learned how to walk, eat, hear, taste, smell, see, and touch things. It is important to take care of your body so that it can continue to sense the world around you.

Ungerer, Tomi
During a picnic, the Mellops family drinks water from a spring and finds it tastes like oil. The family looks for the possibility of oil in the area. When they find that there is oil, they build a derrick. A forest fire sends the family home to take baths.

Ziefert, Harriet
It is time for Harry's bath but he can't get in the tub because it is filled with characters from his imagination. Finally, they leave through the window -- just before his mother comes upstairs!

Jones, Rebecca C.
A young girl wonders what is so great about Great Aunt Martha when she comes to visit. Since Great Aunt Martha is visiting, the girl has to be very quiet. She decides nothing is great about her great aunt until Great Aunt Martha wants to have fun and make noise.

Davison, Martine
Robby wakes up one morning with an earache. His father takes him to the doctor in order to get medicine which will make him feel better. After he sees his friend in the doctor's office and is told about what the doctor will do, Robbie is not scared anymore.

Faulkner, Matt
Jackie goes into the bathroom with his ship to take a bath. In the bathtub, he begins to imagine that he is sailing in a ship with other men. After a huge storm appears, they run into pirates and have a confrontation. Jackie conquers the captain of the pirates when all of a sudden his mother calls for him to get out of the bathtub.

Murphy, Jill
Mrs. Large wants five minutes all to herself. She tries to take a bath only to have all three children intrude. She then goes downstairs for some peace and quiet, only to have the kids join her there as well.