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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lovely, relatable story of toddler delaying going to sleep.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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Scribbles and Ink Website Poster Image
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age 3+
Interactive story site is off to a solid yet limited start.
URL: https://pbskids.org/scribblesandink/draw
(2019)
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Clifford the Big Red Dog TV Poster Image
age 3+
Favorite canine returns in exceptional series reboot.
Network: PBS Kids, Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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If You Give a Mouse a Pumpkin TV Poster Image
age 3+
Teamwork, empathy stand out in fun holiday story.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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PlayKids - Learn Through Play App Poster Image
age 3+
Content galore includes shows, games; subscription needed.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border Book Poster Image
age 3+
Heartwarming Christmas story set at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Mitali Perkins
(2019)
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Three Cheers for Kid McGear! Book Poster Image
age 3+
New girl truck saves boy trucks in exciting rescue tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2019)
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Curious George: Royal Monkey Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Beloved monkey trades places with royalty in gentle tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Catie's Amazing Machines TV Poster Image
age 3+
Stereotype-busting preschool show has lots of fun vehicles.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2018)
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Hilltop Hospital TV Poster Image
age 3+
Animal hospital show about problem solving and empathy.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2016)
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Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess Book Poster Image
age 3+
Llama gets a fun lesson in keeping things tidy at home.
By Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan
(2019)
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The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fresh, wacky take on first-day-of school jitters.
By Mo Willems
(2019)
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Hair Love Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively, loving celebration of a dad, daughter, and her hair.
By Matthew A. Cherry
(2019)
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A Piglet Named Mercy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute picture book origin story of popular series pig.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2019)
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Novel Effect: Read Aloud Books App Poster Image
age 3+
Add music, sound effects to story time for enhanced reading.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Darwin & Newts TV Poster Image
age 3+
Outdoor adventures mix science, engineering, and fun.
Network: Online
(2018)
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Mother Goose Club TV Poster Image
age 3+
Celebrated videos teach preschool skills in songs, rhymes.
Network: Netflix, YouTube Channel
(2009)
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