Avocado Baby


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0099400022
Category: Avocado
Page: 22
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MINI TREASURES: delightful mini picture books to treasure for ever. AVOCADO BABY When the weedy Hargraves have another baby, they're concerned that it's going to be just as weak and pathetic as them. Then one they feed it avocados. . .

Now I Know My Avocados


Author: Stephanie Wykoff
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781977986375
Category:
Page: 30
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Now I Know My Avocados is a whimsical scavenger hunt for explorers both young and mature. This adventure encourages readers to seek-and-find common objects that are scattered among vibrant alphabet-themed landscapes. This is an artful and unique book that challenges inquisitive minds on every page.

It's a Secret!


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763642754
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 56
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One evening Marie Elaine and her neighbor Norman go with Malcolm the cat to a secret place, where they dance and party with the Queen of the Cats.

Don't Forget the Bacon!


Author: Pat Hutchins
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0688087434
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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As he sets out for the store, the boy's mother reminds him, "Six farm eggs, a cake for tea, a pound of pears, and don't forget the bacon." On his way, he repeats, "Six fat legs...a cape for me...a flight of stairs...and don't forget the bacon." Or was it "six clothes pegs...a rake for leaves...a pile of chairs...and don't forget the bacon"? Well, at least he was sure to remember the bacon!

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The Boy Who Was Always Late
Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375852206
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 40
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Delayed on his way to school once by a crocodile, once by a lion, and once by a tidal wave, young John is repeatedly scolded for tardiness, but when a gorilla traps his teacher, only John can save him. Reprint.

Silly Goose and the Avocado Moose

A Wonderful Adventure
Author: David Shimones
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781478776383
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 21
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Meet Pineapple Parrot who likes to paint, and Birthday Snake who loves cake. Silly Goose and the Avocado Moose set out to have fun, and meet many delightful characters! From Nervous Turtle and Watermelon Toad to Banana Billy Goat the boat captain and Apple Pie Cat. When the butterscotch moon replaces the tangerine sun, their wonderful day is done.

Time to Get Out of the Bath, Shirley


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781435208391
Category: Baths
Page: N.A
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While her mother folds clothes and fetches her nightgown, Shirley uses a polka-dotted plastic duck to aid her in exploring the magical waterways beneath her house.

The Emperor of Absurdia


Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509823263
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: N.A
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Welcome to Absurdia: a strange and wonderful land where nothing is quite what it seems. Trees are birds, umbrellas are trees, and the sky is thick with snoring fish. Join one small boy as he tumbles out of bed into a crazy dreamland of wardrobe monsters, dragons - and amazing adventure. This gloriously rich and beautiful picture book comes from the award winning Chris Riddell, a uniquely talented author/illustrator at the height of his powers. With a story to enchant the youngest readers, and pictures to gasp and pore over whatever your age, The Emperor of Absurdia is an extraordinary example of wonderful storytelling. Also available: Wendel and the Robots.

Granpa


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781435203228
Category: Grandfathers
Page: N.A
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A little girl and her grandfather share very special moments.

Cloudland


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0099711613
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 48
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While high in the mountains with his parents, Albert falls off a cliff and ends up in Cloudland, where he enjoys playing with the cloud children, but misses his parents.

Courtney


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781435201798
Category: Dogs
Page: N.A
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The children bring home an old mongrel named Courtney who cooks, serves meals, juggles, and even saves the baby from a fire, only to disappear mysteriously.

Would You Rather...


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781587171352
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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A series of comical choices such as, "Would you rather eat spider stew or slug dumplings or mashed worms?" ends with an invitation to bedtime, in an outrageous read-aloud first published in 1978.

Over in the Meadow


Author: John Langstaff
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544129504
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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The old animal counting song. “Numbers for knee highs couldn’t be more fun. . . . Also has music for the song at the end. . . . Feodor Rojankovsky’s charming illustrations are in full color and black and white.”—Kirkus Reviews This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Read-Aloud Poetry).

The Shopping Basket


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780763600983
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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On his way home from a quick trip to the store, Steven encounters several marauding animals ready to relieve him of his goods.

Baby Brains


Author: Simon James
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763681776
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Even though the new baby of Mr. and Mrs. Brains is very intelligent, they realize that he is still just a baby.

A Lion In The Meadow


Author: Margaret Mahy
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
ISBN: 1444010298
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 64
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Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. When the little boy tells his mother he has seen a big, roaring, yellow, whiskery lion in the meadow, she decides to make up a story for him too and gives him a matchbox with a tiny dragon inside. A brand new Early Reader edition of this beautiful classic story.

The Way to the Zoo


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781406360523
Category: Animals
Page: 40
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In her bedroom wall, Sylvie spots a door - and beyond that door she finds a passage. Beyond the passage she discovers - a zoo! There are lots of animals there, so Sylvie decides to bring a few small ones into her bedroom at night time, just for a cuddle. No matter what Sylvie does though, she always makes sure to close the door in her bedroom wall. Until, one day, she forgets!

A Dark, Dark Tale


Author: Ruth Brown
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1849399301
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Children will delight in following the black cat's progress through the dark wood, into the dark house, and eventually to the surprise discovery at the back of the toy cupboard, in this mysterious, beautifully illustrated picture book.

Borka: The Adventures Of A Goose With No Feathers


Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448102502
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Once upon a time there were two geese called Mr and Mrs Plumpster. Each Spring they returned to the marshes of their ancestors, and Mrs Plumpster laid her eggs. Soon six fine young Plumpsters hatched: Archie, Freda, Jennifer, Oswald, Timothy and Borka. But Borka was different. Borka had no feathers and could not fly. When winter came the other geese flew off in search of warmer climates, leaving Borka all alone. But her adventure was only just beginning . . .