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If a Dog Could Wear a Hat

Elizabeth Maginnis (author) Annie Dwyer Internicola (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532407598

If a dog could wear a hat, what would he do? Would he be a pirate or a Viking or a sailor of a canoe? This silly rhyming picture book will get kids talking about the impossible possibilities of one sweet dog and lots and lots of hats. In this story, Erin is home sick from school and convinces her patient pooch to accept a game of dress up. When Erin is finally ready to rest, the dog gets to play the game too.

The Cow Jumped over the Moon

Claire Brandenburg (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532401855

Join the cat and the fiddle and all of your favorite nursery rhyme characters for this illustrated version of the classic nursery rhyme.

Sleep, My Little One

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Carol Schwartz (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599228228

Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “Sleep, My Little One,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. As night draws near, mom and baby share precious moments during bath time and bedtime. “Up the stairs and in the bath I’ll wash those little toes. Tickle your tummy as you splash, then, I’ll kiss your sweet, wet nose.” Bedtime is a special time for bonding and saying, “I love you.” Gentle illustrations and rhyming text will make this a favorite for young children. This book is the perfect way to end a busy day. Titles in the Read & Sing Along Series include: A Is For Alligator, A Pilot Flies Her Plane, At The Farm, Diez En La Cama, Down Through The Chimney, Duerme, Mi Pequenito, Hickory Dickory Dock & More, Humpty Dumpty & More, Huge Machines, I Like Colors, I Thank God For You, It’s Night-Night Time, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Llego La Noche, Me Gustan Los Colores, Ten In The Bed, Two By Two & The Wheels On The Bus.

Daddy Loves You!

Helen Foster James (author) Petra Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166776

From the author-illustrator team that created Grandma Loves You! comes a touching story just for Daddy and his newest little bunny. Told in charming verse with signature bunny characters, this book celebrates the unique relationship a father has with his child and the deep love they share, this pair's adventures and tender moments will warm the heart.

Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Danny

Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441287

Danny and Bee dress up to reenact scenes from eight well-loved nursery rhymes.

Boats Will Float

Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166707

Writing in rhythmic text, author Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum (Trains Don't Sleep) explores the many types of watercraft navigating our lakes, rivers, and oceans, including trawlers, tankers, and cruise ships. Beginning with the sunrise, boats of all shapes and sizes are on their way to a full day. Fishing boats with their nets head out for their day's lucky catch. Tugboats guide a freighter safely into harbor, and pleasure craft such as sailboats and speedboats offer hours of enjoyment for their passengers. Then when night comes, even boats take a rest, including a houseboat that is docked with its family warm and cozy inside. Back matter includes detailed descriptions of each type of watercraft mentioned.

The Mighty Steam Engine

Yvonne Ng (author) Richard Smythe (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681525181

Using the rhyming poetic structure of This is the House that Jack Built, author Yvonne Ng takes young readers on a cumulative path through the inner workings of a steam engine, from the big wheels rolling on the tracks all the way to the engineer driving the train.

Riddle Diddle Ocean

Diane Z. Shore, Deanna Calvert (author) Stephanie Bauer (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681525211

Diane Shore and Deanna Calvert's clever, rhyming text entices young readers to guess which ocean animal is hiding beneath the flap, skillfully nestled into artist Stephanie Bauer's vibrant, whimsical art.

Dream Song

Walter de la Mare (author) Monique Felix (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001497

This dreamy poem about all the kinds of light at the "shut of day" evokes a world of wonder.

The Greatest Table

Michael J. Rosen (author) Becca Stadtlander (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609869

In a world of bountiful food yet increasing food insecurity, we are called to remember that all creatures have a place—and may be fed sustainably—at the greatest, communal table offered by our planet.

I Am Polar Bear

J. Patrick Lewis (author) Miriam Nerlove (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001466

The polar bear is known by many names in different languages—White Bear, Ice Bear, Sea Bear. It is Sailor of the Icebergs, Whale’s Curse, Seal’s Dread. It is the animal deserving of great respect, the Ever-wandering One, the Master of Helping Spirits, Grandfather, or God’s Dog. Whatever its name, what is certain is that this majestic, Arctic animal is threatened by extinction and in need of human protection before it disappears from our world forever.

Simon Says Open the Book

Emilia Zebrowska (author) Susan Reagan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001480

In this illustrated book based on the beloved children’s game, readers and listeners alike are prompted to act out the commands as the rhythmic text leads to a sleep-inducing conclusion.

What to Do with a String

Jane Yolen (author) C. F. Payne (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001374

Snag the spirit of adventure and lasso the limitless horizons of imagination to discover all the simple yet fantastical things one can make out of a string—from slingshots to sails, swings to phone lines—in this sequel to Jane Yolen’s popular picture book, What to Do with a Box (2016).

Little Monkey

Julie Abery (author) Suzie Mason (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681525662

Little Monkey swings through the jungle until—Oops!—he falls out of a tree. Mama catches him and comforts him and all becomes right again. A sweet story of youthful adventure and motherly love, told with short rhyming lines and warm illustrations.

Little Hippo

Julie Abery (author) Suzie Mason (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681525648

Little Hippo grazes on African plains, falling behind his herd, when a flock of oxpecker birds won’t leave him alone. Mama helps him and all becomes right again. A sweet story of youthful adventure and motherly love, told with short rhyming lines and warm illustrations.

Pride Colors

Robin Stevenson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459820715

Through gentle rhymes and colorful photographs of adorable children, Pride Colors is a celebration of the deep unconditional love of a parent or caregiver for a young child. The profound message of this delightful board book is you are free to be whoever you choose to be; you'll always be loved. Celebrated author Robin Stevenson ends her purposeful prose by explaining the meaning behind each color in the Pride flag: red = life, orange = healing, yellow = sunlight, green = nature, blue = peace and harmony, and violet = spirit.

My First Nursery Rhymes

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Jackie Binder (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619380035

Learn all of the classic nursery rhymes with this adorably-illustrated book from the My First Books Collection! Young readers will enjoy Humpty Dumpty, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, This Little Pig Went to the Market, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone? and Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake. Rhyming words, simple text, and engaging artwork will encourage early literacy skills. Titles included in the My First Book Series are: My First Book, My First Nursery Rhymes, and Peek-A-Boo!

Mary Had A Little Lamb

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Sharon Lane Holm (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599228204

Enjoy this adorably-illustrated, classic rhyme about Mary and her silly lamb that follows her everywhere she goes! Then young readers can continue reading six other classics including Little Bo Peep, Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffet, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone, Hickory Dickory Dock and Hey, Diddle Diddle?

Humpty Dumpty & More

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author)Sharon Lane Holm (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599227870

Read the story. Then sing the story! It isn’t a secret that using songs to teach children pre-reading skills is fun and successful. This classic song is featured as a read-along and a sing-along. Help the children glue and tape Humpty Dumpty back together again with this adapted version of the classic Humpty Dumpty rhyme. Then enjoy five more classic nursery rhymes including Jack and Jill, Oh Where, Oh where, Has My Little Dog Gone?, Five Little Piggies and Little Miss Muffet! Adorable illustrations, repetitive text, and rhyming fun will have pre-readers enjoying and reading along in no time. The fun Read & Sing Along series includes: A Is For Alligator, A Pilot Flies Her Plane, At The Farm, Diez En La Cama, Down Through The Chimney, Duerme, Mi Pequenito, Hickory Dickory Dock & More, Huge Machines, I Like Colors, I Thank God For You, It’s Night-Night Time, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Llego La Noche, Me Gustan Los Colores, Sleep, My Little One, Ten In The Bed, Two By Two and The Wheels On The Bus

Where Does the Wind Go?

Jeanne Barrett Hargett (author) Melanie Hall (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388907

A poem about where the wind might go when it's ready for sleep.

Yummy Noodles

Diana Murray (author) Bob Monahan (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388952

A child enjoys a delicious bowl of warm noodles.

Tommy Trout

Ann Ingalls (author) Carlynn Whitt (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388822

Tommy Trout and his family celebrate his birthday.

Look at the Stars

Marguerite Chase McCue (author) Claudine Gevry (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388396

A poem about the beauty of the summer sky.

Naughty Puppy Gnaws Again

Michael J. Rosen (author) Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388488

A puppy likes to chew everything in sight.

Sleepy Sea Hourse

Heidi Bee Roemer (author) Sydney Hanson (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388709

A baby seahorse rocks himself to sleep in the ocean waves.