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JE BARHIDING PHIL
Three siblings come upon an elephant named Phil and decide to bring him home--and then they have to hide him from their parents.
Eric Barclay
JE CLEDRIVE
In brief text with illustrations, a boy describes his father's work as a truck driver.
Nathan Clement
JE FOXGOOD NIGHT, SLEEP TIGHT
In this book with rhyming text, Bonnie and Ben's favorite babysitter reads them nursery rhymes before putting them to bed.
Mem Fox
JE GRATHE SILVER BUTTON
A city's worth of magical moments coincide, including young Jodie's completion of a drawing, a man's purchase of fresh bread at a bakery, a soldier's farewell to his mother, a blackbird's discovery of a worm, and Jodie's baby brother's first step.
Bob Graham
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 HENLITTLE WHITE RABBIT
As he hops along a little rabbit wonders what it would be like to be green as grass, tall as fir trees, hard as rocks, and flutter like butterflies.
Kevin Henkes
JE HILOFF WE GO! : A Bear and Mole Story
Bear teaches his friend, Mole, how to ride his bike with no training wheels. After many bumps along the road, they make it to their final destination: the Storymobile.
Will Hillenbrand
JE HILHOW ROCKET LEARNED TO READ
A little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog how to read by first introducing him to the alphabet.
Tad Hills
JE HURBAD 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 ISABEA AT BALLET
Bea and her friends have fun attending a toddler ballet class.
Rachel Isadora
JE LIOSWIMMY
When his school of fish is attacked by a big tuna, Swimmy goes out on his own and discovers the wonders of the sea, so when he finds a new school, he helps them find a way to venture out and stand up to to the bigger fish.
Leo Lionni
JE LORHAPPY BIRTHDAY, HAMSTER!
The story of Hamster and his friend Dog as they prepare for a birthday party.
Cynthia Lord
JE MARDREAM ANIMALS : A Bedtime Journey
Furred, finned, and feathered friends await the night, when they can carry dreamers on adventures in Dreamland.
Emily Winfield Martin
JE MCPMY MOTHER GOOSE : A Collection of Favorite Rhymes, songs, and Concepts
An illustrated collection of nursery rhymes and songs, interspersed with concept pages on such themes as "going places" and "colors and shapes".
David McPhail
JE PINBEAR IN LOVE
A bear with a secret admirer who leaves sweet, crunchy treats outside his cave each night tries to repay the kindness with honey, but comes to find out that his new friend is smaller, cuter, and fonder of carrots than any bear.
Daniel Pinkwater
JE RASA BALL FOR DAISY
Daisy the dog is heartbroken when her favorite toy ball is destroyed while she is playing with another dog, but she realizes she has gained something, too.
Chris Raschka
JE RINGOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SIGHT
At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement mixer, and other pieces of construction equipment make their way to their resting places and go to sleep.
Sherri Duskey Rinker
JE ROSTINY 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 SEEGREEN
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the many shades of the color green.
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 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 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 excursion.
Lauren Thompson
JE WELTIME-OUT FOR SOPHIE
Although Sophie wants to be helpful and good, sometimes she ignores her mother, father, and grandmother and must have a time-out.
Rosemary Wells
JE WOLBABY BEAR SEES BLUE
Leaving the den as the weather warms, Baby Bear discovers blue birds, red strawberries, orange butterflies, and other colorful things in nature.
Ashley Wolff
JE ZIEYOU AND ME : WE'RE OPPOSITES
Simple text reveals differences between zoo animals, from their behavior to their coloring.
Harriet Ziefert