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Roth, Susan L.
The biggest frog in Australia just woke up, and he is very thirsty!After he drinks all the water in the ground and the sky, there isn't any left for the other animals. The other animals now have to come up with a plan to get the water out of the frog!

Brooke, L. Leslie
Johnny crow has a bunch of animals that gather in his garden. They have many rhyming adventures.

Geringer, Laura
A young girl's mother brings her breakfast to her at the kitchen table. When the mother leaves, the girl's imagination goes wild. She imagines there are many different animals in the kitchen with her during breakfast. When her mother reappears, all of the animals seem to disappear except for the cow.


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.

Payne, Emmy
Katy Kangaroo does not have a pocket in which to carry her son, so she asks different animals to help her. She finally goes into the city and finds a man with an apron.

Numeroff, Laura
Chimps don't wear glasses. And many other animals don't do silly human activities but when imagination is put to work anything can happen. For example, have you ever seen yaks wearing tuxedos and hippos on boats, and others who ride in parades full of floats?

Pavey, Peter
A dragon dreams about various animals. Counting is made fun through the drawings and rhyming words of a dragon's dream.

Hillenbrand, Will
Down by the station, early in the morning the train takes off to pick up all the baby animals. Not only can you hear the puff and toot of the train, but also all of the sounds that the animals make. They are on their way to the zoo with all of the children, and when they arrive they all play outside.

Hayes, Ann
Join the parade as the drum major leads the rest of the marching smithereens down the street towards the cheering crowd. Each animal plays a different instrument to make a sound the crowd loves.

Shumaker, Ward
Join pigs, cats, dogs, ducks, and many other animals as they dance the night away. The animals demonstrate many different dances from flopping and dropping to swirling and twirling to the music.

Pandell, Karen
Come work out with the animals while you learn your ABCs. See all the kids stretching, reaching, crawling, and moving just like the cats, bears, elephants, and whales that are pictured nearby.

Braun, Kathy
Two kangaroos collect and keep everything just in case. Finally, when they have collected so much stuff that they are stuck in the house, they decide to give everything away for free. They make many people happy. When their house is empty, they begin to save again - after all, they have the room.

Narahashi, Keiko
An adult and child play an imaginative question and answer game. The questions are real situations that Josie experiences, but Josie becomes wild animals when she uses her imagination to answer the questions.

Kirk, David
A young robot turns a field trip to space into a quest for his father when his stolen ship crashes. He makes new friends and finds his father as well as an alternative source of energy.

Thomas, Patricia
When an elephant announces that he is going to sneeze, all of the animals panic. If he sneezes, chaos will erupt by feathers flying off birds and stripes leaving zebras. Fortunately, the mouse has a plan, and it is up to him to save the animals from the elephant's devastating sneeze.

Raskin, Ellen
Iris Fogel's poor eyesight causes her to see normal objects and people in an unusual way. After she receives her glasses, she realizes that glasses aren't so bad.

Cole, Joanna
Norma Jean is a kangaroo who always jumps. She did so even at inappropriate times. Her friends got mad at her, so she decided to no longer jump. Then her friends noticed her change and missed the old Norma Jean. Finally, Norma Jean learns there is a time and place for jumping.

Kellogg, Steven
As it gets close to bedtime, a brother and sister gather up their animal friends and go on an adventure because they do not want to go to sleep. They go hunting for more friends and fun and travel through woods and across an ocean. As the children and animals get sleepy, they return home to take a bath, brush their teeth, and put on their pajamas. The words of the story are set to the classic children's tune A-Hunting we will go.

Cole, Joanna//Calmenson, Stephanie
Come learn the alphabet, match words with pictures, and tell silly stories. Bright, colorful pictures and clever rhymes help capture and hold your attention.

McPhail, David
Moony B. Finch is an excellent artist and everything he draws comes to life. When Moony draws an old-fashioned passenger train, the train gets held up by Wild Willie. Moony saves the day by drawing a picture of Wild Willie and erasing it. Moony then draws a picture of his house so he can return home.

Starke, Kathryn
Come along with Amy on her wonderful journey to all seven continents on earth. Read about the desert in Asia, the rainforest and jungles of Africa, the mountains of South America, and the cities of Europe. Feel the bitter cold of Antarctica, go on a safari, and meet people around the world who speak different languages. Traveling to brand new places is one of the most exciting ways to learn, and it's a trip you'll never forget!

Base, Graeme
Enjoy this counting book from one to ten using various animals and wildlife. It takes place around a watering hold and follows the rain cycle. The pictures spring to life and realistically depict life around the world from countries to continents.

Ireland, Karin
A little boy talks about taking a variety of animals into public places. Using his imagination he describes what could possibly happen. In the end, he advises to just take people along and leave the animals at home.

Carle, Eric
Does a kangaroo have a mother too? Of course a kangaroo does, and so do all animals, humans included! Inquiry about mothers and baby animals lead us to this simple, but very important fact. All living creatures have a mother, just like you.

Bronson, Linda
Come along on a circus adventure. Each illustration depicts a letter of the alphabet that relates to the overall circus theme.

Lithgow, John
Marsupial Sue is not a happy kangaroo. She does not enjoy the things kangaroos do. Marsupial Sue decides to go explore and find the place where she belongs. She tries to fit in with many other groups of animals. She finally discovers the place where she is happiest.

Wolkstein, Diane
The indigenous people of Australia believe their ancestors created the world through the sun shining on all living things to wake them up, bringing them to life. Sun Mother then creates the Morning Sun and the Moon to watch over ther children living on Earth in this spiritual, emotional, and multicultural story of creation.

Freymann, Saxton
Fruits and vegetables are strategically carved to emulate people and animals in order to teach shapes, colors, numbers, letters, and opposites. Readers can learn these skills while being entertained by the creative use of healthy foods.

Lithgow, John
A young boy sneaks off from a school field trip. He is left in the history museum overnight where he discovers his classmates, family, and acquaintances take on new forms.

Fisher, Doris
Babies come in all different sizes and shapes. Some babies have fur and some have feathers. Some may be the only baby born or some might be born with 100 brothers and sisters! Some babies are big (23 feet) and some are little (the size of a jelly-bean)! Babies have their own special families too! Some have a mom and a dad; some have a mom or a dad; and some even live with their mom, aunts, and grandmothers!

Fisher, Doris and Sneed, Dani
A sequel to One Odd Day, this time the young boy awakens to find that it is another strange day: everything is even! His mother has two heads, and a trip to the zoo is dealt with in an odd, but even-handed, manner.

Hutmacher, Kimberly
We run, jump, hop and rest, just like the critters and creatures featured in Paws, Claws, Hands, and Feet. Go along on the exciting dream journey from morning to night, playing alongside squirrels, monkeys, kangaroos, and penguins. Finally, as the sun sets, snuggle beneath the covers and snooze, with recollections of animals at play.

Slade, Suzanne
Travel through the zoo and learn about zoo animals through rhyme. Count up all the animals you have seen.

Barrett, Judi
Wouldn't it be silly if animals wore clothing? It would probably make the lives of animals much more difficult. Enjoy exactly why clothes for animals are completely unnecessary. Would you want your new dress ruined by your porcupine quills?

Ormerod, Jan
A young girl and a collection of different animals make up their own versions of the popular song, If you're happy and you know it! Characters do their own thing and express themselves in different ways while participating in a social activity.

Elting, Mary // Folsom, Michael
A zoo filled with a wide variety of animals, their behaviors, and the noises that they make creates a fun-filled atmosphere for an exciting riddle using all twenty-six letters of the alphabet. This alphabet guessing game keeps children anticipating what is on the next page as they are learning they connections between animals and letters.