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Picture Books TOO good to miss!

  • Eric Litwin: Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes

    Eric Litwin: Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
    Pete is a happening!!! Pair this amazing book with any child from 2-4 or more and let the magic begin!!! A free downloadable (is that a word?) audio of the author "singin' his song" is the best. The moral of Pete's story..."No matter what you step in, just keep walkin' along singin' your song, because it is all GOOD!" (*****)

  • Helen Ward: Hare And The Tortoise

    Helen Ward: Hare And The Tortoise

  • Hare and the tTortoise
  • Jim Averbeck  and pictures by Tricia Tusa: In a Blue Room

    Jim Averbeck and pictures by Tricia Tusa: In a Blue Room
    This is a gem of a bedtime book! Picture books just don't get any better than this. The words and pictures are an absolutely magical pairing. Read this book and savor each word. DO NOT skip a single page...the reward is breathtaking for kids and adults too. A wonderful way to end the day. My Grandaughter Grace (3), hung on every word...I have a wonderful shared memory with a little girl that I get to see far less than I'd like! (*****)

"dog-gone" good picture books!


  • : Oh No, George! by Haughton, Chris [2012]

    Oh No, George! by Haughton, Chris [2012]

  • Chris Haughton: Oh No, George!
    Harry is going out. He asks George if he will be good. Confidently, George tells Harry that he would be very good! When faced with a myriad of tempting situations, what will George do? Join the fun! A great read aloud for kids 3-6. (*****)
  • Jon J Muth (Illustrator): City Dog, Country Frog (Hardcover)

    Jon J Muth (Illustrator): City Dog, Country Frog (Hardcover)
    Join City dog as he romps through the seasons with the Country Frog. Art by Jon Muth is amazing!!! (*****)

  • Howie Schneider: Chewy Louie

    Howie Schneider: Chewy Louie
    Absolutely a must for anyone with a new puppy or anyone who loves dogs or books or a LAUGH! This book is a real charmer! Best read to one or two kids.....everyone needs a chance to enjoy the pictures. (*****)

  • : Martha Speaks

    Martha Speaks
    Alphabet soup has a most curious effect on the family dog! First in a series of uproarious books about this verbose canine. (*****)

  • Gene Zion: Harry the Dirty Dog

    Gene Zion: Harry the Dirty Dog
    This story is as fresh and delightful as when it was first published in 1956. Harry is a white dog with black spots. Harry hates bath time. Harry LIKES being dirty! So when he hears the water running into the tub....he runs away. A lttle dog on the loose...Harry romps freely in all the very dirtiest places. Harry discovers that playing so hard is tiring and he is hungry too. He returns home only to find that his family doesn't recognize "Harry the dirty dog" for he has become a black dog with white spots. Children from 3-5 will cheer Harry's attemps to make himself known to his family and applaud the outcome of this timeless tale. (*****)

  • Jules Feiffer: Bark, George

    Jules Feiffer: Bark, George
    A fun and funny book for 3-5 year olds who love guessing what will happen next! Even rambuncious tots will sit still for this one....just waiting for the surprise at the end! (****)