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Otis Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet, nostalgic friendship tale with a truly classic look.
By Loren Long
(2009)
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The Lion & the Mouse Book Poster Image
age 3+
Retold fable with out-of-this-world art; a true keepsake.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2009)
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Squid and Octopus: Friends for Always Book Poster Image
age 3+
Two tentacled best friends in four fun short stories.
By Tao Nyeu
(2012)
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Good News Bad News Book Poster Image
age 3+
Spare story of ups & downs great for toddlers, preschoolers.
By Jeff Mack
(2012)
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The Monsters' Monster Book Poster Image
age 3+
Frankenstein-like monster teaches his creators gratitude.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2012)
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Bear Says Thanks Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm animal story celebrates gratitude and friendship.
By Karma Wilson
(2012)
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The Christmas Quiet Book Book Poster Image
age 3+
Poetic take on quiet moments during the holiday season.
By Deborah Underwood
(2012)
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Llama Llama Time to Share Book Poster Image
age 3+
Llama learns to share his toys in zippy read-aloud.
By Anna Dewdney
(2012)
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Bear Has a Story to Tell Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle story of friendship, patience, and storytelling.
By Philip C. Stead
(2012)
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Little Cub Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Old Bear finds Little Cub, ends loneliness in sweet story.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2012)
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Flora and the Flamingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl makes a feathered friend in whimsical, wordless outing.
By Molly Idle
(2013)
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Otis and the Puppy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle hero faces fear to help friend in lovely book.
By Loren Long
(2013)
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Bully Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Simple animal tale of bullying, empathy, and forgiveness.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2013)
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A Funny Little Bird Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet fable has beautiful look and message.
By Jennifer Yerkes
(2013)
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Llama Llama and the Bully Goat Book Poster Image
age 3+
School bully tale great for showing kids how to respond.
By Anna Dewdney
(2013)
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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
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Ladybug Girl and Bingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
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City Dog, Country Frog Book Poster Image
age 3+
Touching tale of dog-frog friendship depicts cycle of life.
By Mo Willems
(2010)
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The Snatchabook Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet story of books and forgiveness great for bedtime.
By Helen Docherty
(2013)
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Little Santa Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cute origin story shows how Santa met elves and reindeer.
By Jon Agee
(2013)
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