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The Runaway Mummy, by Michael Rex

What will one loving Mother Mummy do to keep her own special, rotten little mummy from running away from home?  She’ll squeeze, tickle, shriek, and follow him from the highest mountaintop to the deepest ocean.  In this petrifying parody, no … Continue reading

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Three Bears in a Boat, by David Soman

When Dash, Theo and Charlie accidentally break their Mama Bear’s very special blue seashell, they decide that the only way to save their skins is to find her a new one before she finds out.  So they set off in … Continue reading

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My Blue Bunny Bubbit, by Maggie Smith

There’s nothing like having a special friend who is almost exactly your age, who understands everything you are thinking and feeling, who has great ideas, is stuffed with kisses, and is perfect for snuggling up with at bedtime.  It’s even … Continue reading

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Heather Fell In the Water, by Doug Macleod & Craig Smith

Heather is a nice girl who just wants to visit a Japanese tea house, or a farm, or even just take a walk without getting wet.  But where ever she goes, Heather always falls in the water!  She is getting … Continue reading

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Domestic Chicken And Other Feathery Tales, by Hilary Archer

Most of us think chickens are pretty straightforward.  They peck, they roost, they taste delicious with carrots and potatoes, and we have no qualms about stealing their equally delicious eggs.  But Hilary Archer sheds new light on the secret lives … Continue reading

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The Diggers are Coming, by Susan Steggall

When a new construction project needs to get underway, it takes an army of people and machines, working together, to get the job done.  Wreckers and planners, mixers and tippers, bulldozers and cranes all show up and do their thing. … Continue reading

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The Watermelon Seed, by Greg Pizzoli

Everyone knows there is nobody in this world who loves chomping, slurping and gulping down copious amounts of juicy watermelon more than a crocodile.  At any time of day, any season of the year, any year of life, a crocodile … Continue reading

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