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Picture Books

Big cat, little cat book cover

Big cat, little cat

Elisha Cooper

jE Cooper
Picture Books

"A moving tale about friendship, new beginnings, and cats"--

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Egg book cover

Egg

Kevin Henkes

jE Henkes
Picture Books

Three little birds crack their way out of eggs and fly away, leaving one egg sitting all alone until the three chicks come back and discover a friendly baby alligator has finally hatched.

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Not Quite Narwhal book cover

Not Quite Narwhal

Jessie Sima

jE Sima
Picture Books, Fantasy

Born deep in the ocean, Kelp is not like the other narwhals and one day, when he spies a creature on land that looks like him, he learns why.

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Are you a sea unicorn or a land narwhal? Sima's debut picture book is a delight! -Casey

Up in the garden and down in the dirt book cover

Up in the garden and down in the dirt

Kate Messner

jE Messner
Picture Books, Nature, Gardening

"Up in the garden, the world is full of green--leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt there is a busy world of earthworms digging, snakes hunting, skunks burrowing, and all the other animals that make a garden their home. In this exuberant book, discover the wonder and activity that lie hidden between the stalks, under the shade of leaves . . . and down in the dirt."--

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One in a great nonfiction picture book series, be sure to look for the others. -Casey

And then it's spring book cover

And then it's spring

Julie Fogliano

jE Fogliano
Picture Books, Nature

Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.

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Hop book cover

Hop

Jorey Hurley

jE Hurley
Picture Books, Nature

"A day in the life of a rabbit family, from sleeping to grazing to hiding from danger"--

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Warbler wave book cover

Warbler wave

April Pulley Sayre

jE Sayre
Picture Books, Nature

"A photographic exploration of warbler behavior and migration"--

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Bird builds a nest

Martin Jenkins

jE Jenkins
Picture Books, Nature

"It's time for Bird to build her nest! Follow her as she pulls a worm out of the ground, lifts some twigs that are just the right size, and pushes the twigs into place. Uh-oh! One of the twigs falls to the ground! But after a day of hard work, Bird's nest is ready and waiting"--Publisher's website.

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Du iz tak? book cover

Du iz tak?

Carson Ellis

jE Ellis
Picture Books, Nature

As a tiny shoot unfolds, a myriad of insects peer at it and wonder what it could be.

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This is a perfect title for exploring together--little ones love to talk about what these bugs could be saying. Hint: Ellis has a dictionary, but I bet you can figure it out! -Casey