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The Ant and the Grasshopper

B A Hoena · Cantata Learning
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

In this Classic Fable in Rhythm and Rhyme, a cheerful grasshopper asks an ant to come and play. But the ant is too busy preparing for winter. What will the grasshopper do? Find out when you sing along to The Ant and the Grasshopper! This hardcover book comes with CD and online music access.
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I Like My Bike

AG Ferrari · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

For readers just starting out! A bike can be faster than a car, a van, a bus and a truck! "I like my bike. I like my car. I like my big car. I like my truck."The text in this funny story is simple and repetitive--just right for new readers--but the pictures are wacky and imaginative....
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The Unbudgeable Curmudgeon

Matthew Burgess · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What do you do with a curmudgeon that just won't budge? Why, shake off the grumpy 'tude and embrace the fun!

Have you ever seen a curmudgeon that looks like your brother, but is in such a bad mood you hardly recognize him? You can try all the peanut butter sandwiches and brownies...
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Books That Drive Kids CRAZY!: This Book Is Red

Beck Stanton · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This clever companion to This Is a Ball and Did You Take the B from My _ook? is the perfect read-aloud for the giggling masses who love Hervé Tullet's Press Here, Lane Smith's It's a Book!, and BJ Novak's The Book With No Pictures.The Books That Drive Kids CRAZY! series...
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Peekapoos

Ruth Owen · PowerKids Press
Format: Paperback

"Though at first it might sound like a game of hide-and-seek, this book is about one of the many coveted designer dogs. The heritage of these pets is only the beginning of what this title covers. From puppy to full grown dog, this book takes the reader through the important aspects...
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Truman

Jean Reidy · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

After his best friend Sarah leaves for her first day of school, a tortoise named Truman goes on an adventure across the living room and learns to be brave in this thoughtful and heartwarming twist on a first experience story.

Truman the tortoise lives with his Sarah, high above the taxis...
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I Want a Dog

Jon Agee · Dial Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A girl seeks her perfect pet at a wonderfully unusual animal shelter in this comical read-aloud by the award-winning creator of Life on Mars

The Copley County Animal Shelter has an aardvark, a lizard, a goose, a weasel, and plenty more. But do they have a puppy? The girl with...
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The Bug on the Rug

Marv Alinas · Childs World Inc
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

A little bug crosses a rug in search of her friend, the slug. This simple story for beginning readers teaches the 'ug' sound through rhyming text and bright, original illustrations. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a word list for review, a note to parents and educators,...
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Batman: An Origin Story

John Sazaklis · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 41
Format: Print book

He's known by many names. The World's Greatest Detective. The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. But how did young Bruce Wayne grow up to become Batman? Follow young Bruce's incredible transformation in this action-packed chapter book for early readers, filled with colorful comic art by DC Comics...
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