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What Was I Scared Of? by Dr. Seuss

What could be scarier than walking deep in the woods in the middle of a dark night?  Running smack dab into a pair of pale green pants with nobody inside ’em, that’s what!  And what if those pants seemed to … Continue reading

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Find Me, by Giulia Natale and Jenna Hollenstein

Teacups, helmets and sunglasses, oh my! Search for the thing that is not quite like all the others, click on it, and you can make the eggs crack, the hedgehog crawl, or the jellyfish swim.  Test out your finding skills … Continue reading

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Stuck With the Blooz, by Caron Levis, illustrated by Jon Davis

“Sunday morning I felt a damp breeze.  I heard squishy steps and a sloshy knock on the door.  And I knew.  The Blooz.”  What’s a kid to do when the Blooz comes to your house uninvited, drips itself into your … Continue reading

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The Gruffalo, by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

In the deep dark woods, a plucky little mouse takes a stroll, only to be ogled by every passing predator looking to make an easy meal of him.  He foils them all by inventing an imaginary protector, the gruffalo.  He’s … Continue reading

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Llama Llama Holiday Drama, by Anna Dewdney

Christmas is coming soon, and it is a busy, busy time when little llama just has to hurry up and wait.  With all the shopping, baking, decorating, and present making, this little llama is overwhelmed by how much there is … Continue reading

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The Christmas Train, by Thomas S. Monson, illustrated by Dan Burr

Little Tommy finally gets a brand new electric train set this Christmas.  He watches with deep satisfaction as it goes round and round its track independently, not like his old wind up engine.  The only thing his perfect new set … Continue reading

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Rocking Horse Christmas, by Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by Ned Bittinger

When a boy finds a rocking horse under the tree one Christmas, a magical friendship is born.  The boy and his horse share many wonderful adventures, but as the boy grows up, the horse grows neglected and lonely.  He faithfully … Continue reading

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