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Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears
Mosquito's silly lie causes many problems for the animals.
61 of Aesop's traditional tales brought to vivid new life by an acclaimed illustrator.
Miss Nelson is Missing!
There's something strange about the substitute teacher, Miss Viola Swamp.
Andersen, Hans Christian
Read The Ugly Duckling, The Little Mermaid, and other famous tales. There are many great versions to choose from!
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Three brother goats must defeat a mean and ugly troll to get to a grassy meadow.
Big Fat Hen
A mama hen counts her ten chicks.
Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing
Can you imagine a snake wearing pants or a porcupine wearing a dress?
The Little Red Hen
No one will help the little red hen bake the bread, but everyone wants to help her eat it!
Even appendicitis can't stop Madeline.
Growing up isn't so bad when your friends and family love you.
Brown, Marc Tolon
Arthur is unhappy with his long nose and wants to have it changed.
Can the soldiers really make delicious soup with just stones and water?
Brown, Margaret Wise
A small rabbit says goodnight to each familiar thing in his room.
Brunhoff, Jean de
Story of Babar
Orphaned Babar becomes king of the elephants.
Mr. Gumpy's Outing
Mr. Gumpy's boat ride is not at all what he expected.
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Mike and his steam shovel Mary Ann find a small town that needs them.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
A little caterpillar eats his way through everything he sees.
Carlstrom, Nancy White
Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?
Rhyming text describes a young bear's day from morning to bedtime.
This colorful train goes through tunnels and over trestles.
De Paola, Tomie
Strega Nona: An Old Tale
Alone with the magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to make it work.
Are You My Mother?
A baby bird looks everywhere for his lost mother.
All the animals on this farm are made of colorful shapes.
Ask Mr. Bear
The animals help Danny find the right present for his mother?
A toy bear searches for his missing button and finds what he really wants -
The Kingfisher Book of Nursery Tales
Eight favorite tales, such as Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs.
Millions of Cats
Can an old man and his wife find just the right cat with so many to choose from?
The Monkey and the Crocodile
Crocodile wants to make a meal of Monkey, but Monkey is much too smart.
The Three Bears
Goldilocks makes a mess in the bears' house.
The Reluctant Dragon
Can the boy protect the harmless dragon from St. George the dragon killer?
Spot is hiding again! Lift the flaps to find him.
Bedtime for Frances
Frances comes up with a lot of schemes to put off going to sleep.
The Look Book
Look through a hole and try to guess what the photo is -
Rosie doesn't even know that a fox is following her around the farm, but she manages to lead him into trouble anyway.
Harold and the Purple Crayon
With his imagination and a crayon, Harold can go anywhere.
The Wolf's Chicken Stew
Wolf's cookies and cakes are meant to fatten up a chicken for his stew, but his plan doesn't quite work out.
Keats, Ezra Jack
There is nothing as fun as snow in the city.
Leo the Late Bloomer
Leo is afraid that he will never learn to read or write or speak -
Whose Mouse Are You?
Where is the little mouse's family?
The Carrot Seed
A boy knows his carrot seed will grow.
A Hole is to Dig
Definitions by the very young for the very young.
The Story of Ferdinand
Frederick, a poet mouse, stores up something special for the long winter.
Frog and Toad Are Friends
Five tales recount the adventures of two best friends.
George and Martha
Humorous episodes in the friendship of two not very delicate hippopotami.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
A melodious chant encourages kids to participate in this story.
Martin, Bill Jr. and John Archambault
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
What happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb one coconut tree?
Blueberries for Sal
While picking berries, Sal and a bear cub almost switch mothers.
Make Way for Ducklings
Mother Duck brings her ducklings home to the Boston Public Garden.
Anansi the Spider: a Tale from the Ashanti
Which of Anansi's six sons should receive the beautiful prize?
Pooh tries to get honey, Piglet meets a Heffalump, and Eeyore has a birthday.
Minarik, Else Holmelund
A Kiss For Little Bear
Little Bear's kiss from grandmother gets passed on to him by many animals.
Tikki Tikki Tembo
When you are calling for help, a short name is better than a long one.
My Very First Mother Goose Selected by Iona Opie
An exuberant and endearing collection of favorite childhood verses.
Don't ask the witch for a change unless you are ready for some surprises.
The Little Engine That Could
The tiny train is determined to get the toys over the mountain to the children.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Peter disobeys his mother's warning not to go into Mr. McGregor's garden.
Random House Book of Poetry for Children
A varied and complete anthology to carry any poetry lover through childhood and beyond, with inventive illustrations on every page.
A monkey finds his curiosity gets him into considerable trouble.
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
What really happened? Mr. A. Wolf tells the whole story.
Pierre: a Cautionary Tale
No matter what happens, Pierre doesn't care.
Where the Wild Things Are
Sent to bed without his supper, Max sails to the land of the wild things.
The Cat in the Hat
An unusual cat and his tricks liven up a rainy day.
Horton Hatches the Egg
Horton is faithful one hundred percent as he keeps his promise to sit on the egg.
It Looked Like Spilt Milk
But it wasn't spilt milk. What was it? Can you guess?
Nursery Tales Around the World
Read about runaway cookies and incredible appetites in these 18 simple stories.
Caps for Sale
Mischievous monkeys steal every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap.
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
Panicked by a lion, Sylvester is granted his wish to be turned into a rock.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
A litany of disaster during a day when everything goes wrong.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Lyle loves living with the Primms on East 88th Street.
How much noise does Nora have to make to get her parents' attention?
I Went Walking
When a child goes for a walk, he sees lots of colorful animals.
The Napping House
Everyone is peacefully sleeping, until one tiny flea wakes everybody up.
Will it ever rain so that Momo can use her birthday present?
Harry the Dirty Dog
Is Harry a white dog with black spots or a black dog with white spots?