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JE BROGOODNIGHT MOON
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room the little bunny says goodnight.
Margaret Wise Brown
JE CABMOMMY, CARRY ME, PLEASE!
Various baby animals ask their mothers to carry them.
Jane Cabrera
JE CLEDRIVE
In brief text with illustrations, a boy describes his father's work as a truck driver.
Nathan Clement
JE COOGOOD NIGHT PILLOW FIGHT
Rhyming bedtime conversation between a city full of parents and their children, who are much more interested in playing than sleeping.
Sally Cook
JE COSI CAN HELP
When a duck gets lost and a monkey helps him find his way, it starts a chain reaction in which all the young animals help each other solve their problems.
David Hyde Costello
JE COUHOORAY FOR FISH!
Little Fish has all sorts of fishy friends in his underwater home, but loves one of them most of all.
Lucy Cousins
JE DEW LLAMA LLAMA HOME WITH MAMA
Llama Llama's mother takes good care of him when he has to stay home from school because he is sick, but when Mama Llama begins to feel sick, too, Llama Llama knows how to take care of her.
Anna Dewdney
JE FLEIN THE SMALL SMALL POND
Illustrations and rhyming text describe the activities of animals living in and near a small pond as spring progresses to autumn.
Denise Fleming
JE GRAORANGE PEAR APPLE BEAR
Explores concepts of color, shape, and food using only five simple words, as a bear juggles and plays.
Emily Gravett
JE HUR BAD FROGS
With a crew of nearly two hundred raucous frogs on the move, anything can happen as these naughty reptiles slip, slide, burp, drive, ride, and let loose on the world.
Thacher Hurd
JE LOB HELLO, DAY!
Various animals greet the sunrise in their own unique voices, except for the owl who welcomes the night.
Anita Lobel
JE ORG GO-GO BABY!
A mother and her five-year-old take the energetic baby on an outing and end up chasing a runaway stroller.
Roxanne Orgill
JE MARCHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM
An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.
Bill Martin Jr.
JE RAS HIP HOP DOG
A neglected dog finds his purpose through rapping and rhyming.
Chris Raschka
JE ROS TINY LITTLE FLY
With a tramp and a roll and a swat, Great Big Elephant, Great Big Hippo, and Great Big Tiger try to capture Tiny Little Fly as he teases each one in turn.
Michael Rosen
JE SEE GREEN
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the many shades of the color green.
Laura Vaccaro Seeger
JE SEE ONE BOY
A boy creates ten paintings in this counting book that also explores the relationship of words within words.
Laura Vaccaro Seeger
JE SMECLIP-CLOP
When Mr. Horse gives a ride to his friends, Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck, they urge him to go faster and faster.
Nicola Smee
JE STELEAVES
A curious bear observes how leaves change throughout the seasons.
David Ezra Stein
JE STETHE NICE BOOK
Monkeys, mice, snakes, cats, and many other animals demonstrate how to act towards others.
David Ezra Stein
JE TABJOSEPH HAD A LITTLE OVERCOAT
A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments.
Simms Taback
JE TAFBLUE GOOSE
When Farmer Gray goes away for the day, Blue Goose, Red Hen, Yellow Chick, and White Duck get together and paint their black and white farm.
Nancy Tafuri
JE THORHYMING DUST BUNNIES
As three dust bunnies, Ed, Ned, and Ted, are demonstrating how much they love to rhyme, a fourth, Bob, is trying to warn them of approaching danger.
Jan Thomas
JE THOLEAP BACK HOME TO ME
A little frog makes increasingly bold leaps out into the world, and then comes back to his mother after each excursio
Lauren Thompson
JE WILI AM GOING!
Piggie ruins a perfectly good day by telling Gerald the elephant that she is going, sending him into a panic.
Mo Willems
JE YOUHOOK
A chick hatched by hens turns out to be an eaglet who must get help from a boy in learning how to fly.
Ed Young
JE ZIEYOU AND ME : WE'RE OPPOSITES
Simple text reveals differences between zoo animals, from their behavior to their coloring.
Harriet Ziefert