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Hello, hello!
Schlein, Miriam
How do you say hello or greet someone? Learn how some animals say hello to one another including lions, polar bears, wolves, monkeys, beavers, zebras, penguins, and elephants. Some animals say hello by nuzzling, some touch hands or hug, and some kiss.

Mice, morels & monkey business: Likely lessons from Aesop's Fables
Wormell, Christopher
Character building lessons are presented in a condensed version of Aesop's Fables. Bright illustrations and simple explanations of these famed lessons present self development messages that range from Be prepared to Be careful what you wish for.

Swine lake
Marshall, James
A hungry wolf wanders into an unfamiliar area as he is walking around town. He smells his favorite food, pigs, and looks around to find out from where the smell is coming. The wolf looks up and sees that the ballet Swine Lake is playing inside of a theater. He gets a ticket and takes his seat with the intention of eating the dancing pigs in th show. He ends up becoming entranced by the love story and finds that he is not hungry anymore. The next day he goes to see the show again but this time when a monster in the show is about to appear on stage, the wolf jumps from his seat to the stage and plays the role of monster. The next day he sees good reviews in the newspaper.

Once upon a time
Prater, John
A boy, his cat, and his mother observe what happens around them. The boy tells the story of what he sees and does throughout the day.

Dark night
Monfreid, Dorothee de
Felix is walking home in the dark woods when he hears a fox howling, so he climbs into a nearby tree and hides. A tiger comes along and scares the fox, but then an alligator comes along and scares the tiger, which frightens Felix even more. Felix doesn't know how to get home, but then he finds a door which leads to a rabbit's house. The rabbit offers to help him get home and they make it home safely, and end up scaring the fox, tiger and alligator themselves!

The best place
Meddaugh, Susan
After talking with a bird on his lovely screen porch, an old wolf realizes that he may be missing out on some wonderful places because he's spent so much time admiring his porch with the beautiful view. Determined to see the world, the old wolf sells his house to a young rabbit family and sets out on his travels. However, after a trip down a river, an afternoon in the hot desert, and a tour of London drowned in rain, the wolf realizes that his front porch really is the best place in the world. However, the rabbits have settled and will not give the wolf his house back. Saddened he runs far into the forest and retreats to the top of a tall tree for the night. When he awakens, he realizes that this could be his new best place so he and his old neighbors work together to build his new home.

Dracula's cat
Wahl, Jan
Dracula and his companion go on an adventure to scare Agatha. To their dismay, they are too late and confront a bat. Together they work to save the bat. They learn that pets can be our best friends.

Beware of boys
Blundell, Tony
A young boy is captured by a seemingly clever wolf while walking in the woods one day. When the wolf threatens to eat the boy, the boy creatively sends the wolf running in circles and ends up stumping him and escaping!

Hog-eye
Meddaugh, Susan
What would happen to you if you skipped school?Would you have a good story to tell your parents and would they believe you?This little pig's story has lots of adventure.

Lobo and the rabbit stew (El lobo y el caldo de conejo)
Schwartz, Marcia
Lobo is a wolf who must eat a succulent rabbit stew while the moon is full or he will go cuckoo. He tries a variety of temptations to entice a bunny out of his burrow. The little rabbit uses his wits to escape becoming an entree.

I look like a girl
Hamanaka, Sheila
A girl uses her imagination to become a tiger, dolphin, horse, jaguar, and wolf. She needs nature to become independent so she can follow her dream.

Stone soup
Ross, Tony
A wolf goes to a hen's house to eat her up. She tells him she will make him some Stone Soup first. While she makes the soup and he waits, she has him do her chores. Finally, he realizes that she tricks him and he leaves.

Ziggy piggy and the three little pigs
Asch, Frank
A new character is added to the story of the three little pigs, changing the tale to four little pigs. The fourth pig saves his brothers from the wolf by being resourceful.

Dinner at the panda place
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?

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

The singing chick
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.

Letitia rabbit's string song
Hoban, Russell
Letita is the spring queen and Miss Green tells her she must find a song to put Mr. Brumus, who is in charge of winter, to sleep. With the help of a magic string and her own creativity, she finds a song.

Dear peter rabbit
Ada, Alma Flor
Through a series of letters between friends, we learn the stories of Goldilocks, The Three Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Peter Rabbit.

Two by two: The untold story
Hewitt, Kathryn
Noah builds a boat to sail two of every animal for forty days and forty nights. It starts out as a pleasure trip until the rain becomes a problem. All the animals fight but in the end, they learn a valuable lesson never to be forgotten again.

Iktomi and the ducks
Goble, Paul
An arrogant Indian loses his horse. While he is looking for his horse, he goes duck hunting and fools the ducks long enough to kill them. Because he does not like noises, he tries to stop two trees from creaking. While he does this, he becomes stuck and a wolf eats the Indian's ducks.

Jigsaw
Moss, Miriam
Different animals move through the woods and plants with some clues. At the end of the trip, why is there a wolf dressed in human clothing?

Nessa's fish
Luenn, Nancy
Nessa and her grandmother catch enough fish to feed the whole camp. However, during the night, Nessa's grandmother becomes sick and Nessa must protect her and the fish from wild animals.

The chicken sisters
Numeroff, Laura
The three chicken sisters find happiness as they cook, sing, and knit, although they don't do any of these things very well. This bothers their neighbors until a wolf moves in next door. The neighbors are all frightened by the wolf, but the sisters' cooking, singing, and knitting make him move out of town.

Mr. and mrs. pig's evening out
Rayner, Mary
Mr. and Mrs. Pig decide to go out for the evening so they get a babysitter, Mrs. Wolf, for their piglets. Mrs. Wolf gets hungry while she is sitting, but not for anything in the kitchen.

Chimps don't wear glasses
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?

Why noah chose the dove (Por que noe eligio la paloma)
Singer, Isaac Bashevis
All of the animals on the ark are arguing who is the best and who should be Noah's messenger. The dove is the only one not trying to endorse itself. Therefore, Noah picks the dove to be his messenger.

Wolf!
Bloom, Becky
A wolf is determined to learn to read so he can gain acceptance by a group of educated farm animals. The wolf goes to school to learn to read and refines his skills through practice and using the library. The wolf becomes so talented his skilss impres the farm animals who then welcome his company.

Sometimes i feel like a mouse: A book about feelings
Modesitt, Jeanne
Feelings such as happiness, sadness, anger, shame, excitement, and pride are compared to different animals to help children understand what feelings are like. For example, sometimes I feel like a lion roaring mad. It is alright to have different feelings.

Three little pigs and the big bad wolf
Rounds, Glen
The three little pigs leave home to seek their fortunes. Along the way, the big bad wolf tries to eat them. They rely on each other when their homes are destroyed and they are almost eaten by the wolf.

It's so nice to have a wolf around
Allard, Harry//Marshall, James
An old man and his three old pets needed someone to look after them. The wolf came and helped them get their spirits up. The man and his cats did not know that the wolf was wanted for bank robbery. The wolf was set free because he was so nice to the old man and they all lived happily ever after.

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.

Garth pig and the ice cream lady
Rayner, Mary
When Garth Pig goes to buy ice cream for himself and his nine brothers and sisters, he is kidnapped in the ice cream truck by a wolf pretending to be the ice cream lady. His siblings come to rescue him.

Garth pig steals the show
Rayner, Mary
The Pig Family puts on a musical concert for charity, and during their performance, they discover that their newest member, a lady sousaphonist, is there for more than helping pigs.

One wolf howls
Cohn, Scotti
The months of the year and the numbers 1 through 12 are used in rhyming text to introduce children to the behavior of wolves in natural settings.

Wait! No paint!
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.

The three little pigs
Galdone, Paul
When three little pigs leave home to seek their fortune, each builds a house made of various materials. A mean wolf blows down the houses of the first and second pigs, then eats them for dinner. The wolf is outsmarted by the third pig who cooks the wolf for dinner.

Piggie pie!
Palatini, Margie
Gritch the witch wakes up one morning with a craving for piggie pie!She spends all day searching for eight piggies on old Macdonald's farm and is fooled by the piggies, who hide from her. She finally gives up and goes home with a wolf.

Raven and river
Carlstrom, Nancy White
The river ice begins to crack as spring descends upon the Alaskan tundra. The raven knows it is time to wake up, so he flies about alerting his animal friends of spring's arrival. The melting ice brings new life and excitement to the animals who live along side the river.

The cave of snores
Haseley, Dennis
A shepherd boy seeks help in the cave of snores when bad magic takes away his father's shores. Those snores are what protects the sheep and other shepherds.

The wolf's chicken stew
Kasza, Keiko
Mr. Wolf loves to eat, so when he sees a chicken he decides to make chicken stew. He feeds the chicken for several weeks to fatten her up. When it is time to make the stew, his plan backfires and instead he makes dinner for the chicken.

Dream wolf
Goble, Paul
This Native American story describes some boys who are alone in the wild at night. They meet a wolf who has close kinship to a tribe until the white men drives the wolves away. The boys bring the wolves back.

Adam and the wolf
Gunthorp, Karen
Despite warnings not to go looking for strawberries because of the wolf, Adam goes anyway and finds a pleasant and unexpected friend.

Red riding hook
de Regniers, Beatrice Schenk
Red Riding Hood's grandmother is sick so she takes her a little cake to eat. On her way there she stumbles upon a mean, hungry wolf. Will the wolf get to grandma's house before Red Riding Hood?

Beware of the storybook wolves
Child, Lauren
Herb loves being read storybooks by his mother, as long as she takes the books out of his room when she is done. Tonight though, his mother gets distracted and forgets the book. As Herb is just about to fall asleep, two wolves jump out of the book with the intention of eating him. Herb must now find a way to keep them from eating him. With the help of a fairy godmother (from another book!), Herb escapes the hungry wolves.

Under the moon
French, Vivian
Three classic fairytales are retold. An old lady cleans the cobwebs from the sky. A young boy is tricked by a Mother Wolf, and a log produces an Apple Child with magical abilities.

Asleep, asleep
Ginsburg, Mirra
Everyone and everything sleeps. Sometimes children must be reminded of this so they can fall back to sleep like the boy in the story.

Animal action abc
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.

Boat ride with lillian two blossom
Polacco, Patricia
Mabel and Will go on an adventure with Lillian Two Blossom. She answers many of their questions about the world and nature on a magical boat ride.

Lights out!
Himmelman, John
The Badger Scouts are ready for bed, but when their counselor turns out the light strange things begin to happen. The boys think that they hear and see all sorts of monsters. After getting flashlights, glasses of water, and a last trip to the bathroom, the boys are really ready for bed.

The jolly postman or other people's letters
Ahlberg, Janet//Ahlberg, Allan
This postman delivers mail to all of your favorite fairy tale characters. From the Three Bears to Cinderella, the jolly postman keeps them all in touch with their friends through letters.