by Gill, Jim E GILL

A Soup Opera

This is a richly illustrated story of a man, a bowl of soup and the man's operatic and frustrating quest to eat it.…

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by Loggins, Kenny E LOGGINS

Footloose

In this version of the pop rock song "Footloose," zookeeper Jack joins the zoo animals in an all-night dance party.…

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by Yolen, Jane E YOLEN

How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?

Describes what a young dinosaur should do in order to quickly get over being sick.…

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by Raschka, Christopher E RASCHKA

John Coltrane's Giant Steps

John Coltrane's musical composition is performed by a box, a snowflake, some raindrops, and a kitten.…

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by Falconer, Ian, E FALCONE

Olivia

Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.…

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by Martin, Bill, E MARTIN

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.…

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by Sorell, Traci E970.00497 CHEROKE

We Are Grateful : Otsaliheliga

Otsaliheliga is a Cherokee word that is used to express gratitude. Journey through the year with a Cherokee family and their tribal nation as they express thanks for celebrations big and small. This book presents a look at modern Native American life as told by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

CD: Thirteen timeless classics recorded by singing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan and Ray Charles, amongst others.…

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by Robertus, Polly M. E ROBERTU

The Dog Who Had Kittens

Baxter the Basset Hound comes to the aid of some kittens when their mother disappears one afternoon.…

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by Hall, Donald, E HALL

Ox-cart Man

Describes the day-to-day life of an early nineteenth-century New England family throughout the changing seasons.…

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by Starr, Ringo E STARR

Octopus's Garden

Presents a picture book rendering of the classic Beatles song and includes an accompanying CD recording and audio reading by the song's writer.…

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by LaChanze E LACHANZ

Little Diva

Nena wants to be a Diva, with a capital D, just like her mommy, who's a star on Broadway. So she learns all she can about singing and dancing when she is at the theater and trains day and night to make her dreams come true.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, but when he asks her to wait a while before showing her new purse, she does something for which she is very sorry later.…

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by Pulver, Robin E PULVER

Punctuation Takes a Vacation

When all the punctuation marks in Mr. Wright's class decide to take a vacation, the students discover just how difficult life can be without them.…

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by Muecke, Anne E MUECKE

The Dinosaurs' Night Before Christmas

Every Christmas Eve, the dinosaur fossils in the museum come to life to sing, dance, eat gingerbread, and celebrate.…

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Songs from the Baobab : African Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes

"Representing 11 languages originating from Central and West Africa and brought to life with lavish illustrations, this collection's rhymes and lullabies soothe babies to sleep as the songs travel from one country and one language to another. Lyrics are reproduced in the original language and translated into English, f…

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Skippyjon Jones, Lost in Spice

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, has an adventure on Mars.…

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by Guthrie, Woody, J782.4208 GUTHRIE

Honeyky Hanukah

A family celebrates Hanukkah with latkes, hugs, kisses, and dancing.…

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by Cronin, Doreen E CRONIN

Diary of a Spider

A young spider discovers, day by day, that there is a lot to learn about being a spider, including how to spin webs and avoid vacuum cleaners.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Presents a selection of classic jazz songs about the seasons, weather, and other subjects performed by well-known singers which can be used as bedtime lullabies for young children.…

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Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat with an overactive imagination who would rather be El Skippito, his Zorro-like alter ego.…

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by McPhail, David, E MCPHAIL

Fix-it

It is when the fix-it man is trying to repair the television and her parents are trying to entertain her that Emma becomes so interested in reading, she no longer cares about TV.…

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by Claflin, Willy, E CLAFLIN

Rapunzel and the Seven Dwarfs : a Maynard Moose Tale

Combines and resets the classic tales of Rapunzel and Snow White in the Northern Piney Woods of Alaska, where a prince riding a white moose tries to rescue a long-haired beauty who has been poisoned by a witch.…

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by White, Linda, E WHITE

Too Many Pumpkins

Rebecca Estelle, an old woman who has hated pumpkins ever since she was a girl and her family had nothing else to eat, finds herself with a full crop of them.…

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by Warwick, Dionne E WARWICK

Say a Little Prayer

Young Dionne Warwick is ambling through childhood like any other like kid, enjoying her family and neighbors, her pet dog, her hobbies, and school, when one day she discovers that she has a special talent.…

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Goodnight Songs : a Celebration of the Seasons

Twelve seasonal lullabies are illustrated by contemporary artists, including Floyd Cooper, Leo Espinosa, and Dadu Shin.…

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by Black, Joe, E BLACK

Boker Tov! : Good Morning!

An illustrated version of a song about children waking up to a new morning.…

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by Raschka, Christopher EB-PARKER RASCHKA

Charlie Parker Played Be Bop

Introduces the famous saxophonist and his style of jazz known as bebop ; includes "Night in Tunisia" written by Dizzy Gillespie from the CD "Jazz at Massey Hall" published by Universal MCA Music Publishing, courtesy of Fantasy, Inc.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Storybook: With whimsical, dream-like illustrations, this book includes a selection of jazz standards and lullabies evoking the different seasons that will rock young children into a sweet, blissful sleep. Lyrics and brief explanatory notes accompany each featured song with whimsical, dream-like illustrations.…

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by Fleming, Candace E FLEMING

Tippy-tippy-tippy, Hide!

Having worked all summer at keeping bunnies out of his garden, Mr. McGreely looks forward to a peaceful winter--if only he can keep those naughty bunnies from invading his home.…

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Goodnight Songs

A previously unpublished collection of twelve lullabies, illustrated by contemporary, award-winning artists including Jonathan Bean, Sophie Blackall, Renata Liwska, and Dan Yaccarino.…

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by Hyman, Zachary, E HYMAN

The Bambino and Me

George Henry Alexander is a huge fan of baseball. His favorite team is the New York Yankees and his favorite player is Babe Ruth. George plays baseball during his free time and he listens to the games on the radio with his dad. Everywhere he goes, he carries his Babe Ruth baseball card. On his birthday, George's parent…

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by Krauss, Ruth E KRAUSS

A Hole is to Dig : a First Book of First Definitions

This is a book of funny definitions, with drawings bouncing with action and good humor.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Jessica

Ruthie does everything with her imaginary friend Jessica; and then on her first day at kindergarten, she meets a real new friend with the same name.…

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by Richards, Keith, EB-RICHARDS RICHARD

Gus & Me : the Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar

Tells the story of the young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, affectionately known as "Gus."…

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by Stevens, Janet E STEVENS

The Princess and the Pea

A young girl feels a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds and proves that she is a real princess.…

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Skippyjon Jones : Class Action

Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese cat who would rather be his Chihuahua alter ego, is determined to attend dog obedience school.…

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by Martin, Bill, E MARTIN

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper.…

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by Hoberman, Mary Ann E HOBERMA

A House is a House for Me

Lists in rhyme the dwellings of various animals and things.…

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Leave Your Sleep : a Collection of Classic Children's Poetry

This collection of classic children's poetry, adapted to music by Natalie Merchant, opens the door to a wondrous world filled with witches and fearless girls, blind men and elephants, giants and sailors and dancing bears. Leave Your Sleep features a daring and delightful selection, ranging from the beloved (e.e. cummin…

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by Stewart, Sarah, E STEWART

The Journey

A young Amish girl tells her "silent friend," her diary, about all the wondrous experiences she has on her first trip to a city, Chicago.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E KIMMEL

I Took My Frog to the Library

A young girl brings her pets to the library, with predictably disastrous results.…

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Dewey Bob

Dewey Bob Crockett is a young raccoon who loves to collect shiny things, but he discovers that it is a lot harder for a raccoon to collect--and keep--a friend.…

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Skippyjon Jones Snow What

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.…

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by Freeman, Don, E FREEMAN

A Pocket for Corduroy

A story about a toy bear who wants a pocket for himself and searches for one when he is left behind in the laundromat.…

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by Dillon, Leo E DILLON

Rap a Tap Tap : Here's Bojangles, Think of That

Illustrations, rhyme, and music describe the dancing of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time.…

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Thousand Star Hotel

Once upon a time there were two muskrats who lived in a cabin near a big old river. Mr. Muskrat dreamt of catching enough fish to make them rich; Mrs. Muskrat was happy if they caught enough for a good supper. Then, one day, they reel in a giant golden catfish who promises to grant their wish if they set him free. The …

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by Paul, Ellis J973.0922 PAUL

The Hero in You

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.…

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The Peter Yarrow Songbook : : Sleepytime Songs

"Snuggle down sleepy and warm with this soothing collection of beloved lullabies"--P. [4] of cover.…

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by Ehlert, Lois E EHLERT

Planting a Rainbow

A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.…

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by Angelou, Maya E811.54 ANGELOU

Amazing Peace : : a Christmas Poem

Angelou's poem celebrates the promise of peace in the holiday season. In this simple story, a family joins with their community--rich and poor, black and white, Muslim and Jew--to celebrate the holidays.…

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Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones

"Holy guacamole! Skippyjon Jones is crazy-loco for dinosaurs! The kitty boy enters (via his closet) the land of dinosaurs in search of the fabled Skipposaurus. Instead he runs into his old amigos, the Chimichango gang. When a T-Mex threatens the pack, it's El Skippito, the great sword fighter, to the rescue. With yips …

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by Barrett, Judi E BARRETT

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.…

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by Gerstein, Mordicai E791.3409 GERSTEI

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers in New York City.…

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by Thompson, Emma E THOMPSO

The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit

Although they were sent to pick blueberries, Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin Bunny cannot resist sneaking into the fair.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J468 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Spanish. Volume 2 : Celebrating the Seasons

Listen and sing along as Marie and her brother Peter celebrate the magic of the seasons on a picnic, at the beach, visiting a museum, and building a snowman. Each season and activity introduces basic Spanish language skills through songs, phrases and vocabulary words.…

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by Goble, Paul E GOBLE

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

A Native American girl grows fond of her tribe's wild horses and eventually becomes one of them, roaming happy and free.…

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by Kalan, Robert E KALAN

Jump, Frog, Jump!

A cumulative tale in which a frog tries to catch a fly without getting caught itself.…

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by Kalman, Maira E974.7104 KALMAN

Fireboat : the Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harve

A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J495.6 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Japanese. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Japanese with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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by Numeroff, Laura Joffe E NUMEROF

The Chicken Sisters

The Chicken sisters drive a troublesome wolf home to his mother with their overwhelming eccentricities.…

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by Gasoi, Jennifer E782.4208 GASOI

Blue and Red Make Purple

"This beautifully illustrated picture book featuring the irresistible songs of Grammy Award Winner Jennifer Gasoi offers children the opportunity to discover the differet colours of her jazz-inspired music. 'Blue and red make purple' is engaging, playful, and utterly endearing! Included are notes highlighting the histo…

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Canciones De Pio Peep! : Rimas Tradicionales En Espanol

A collection of more than a dozen nursery rhymes in Spanish, from Spain and Latin America on the CD, along with more than two dozen rhymes in the book in Spanish with English translations.…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E573.87 JENKINS

What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

Animals can do amazing things with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails. Some of the skills are highlighted in this interactive guessing book. The CD also includes additional animal facts.…

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by Bates, Katharine Lee, E811.4 BATES

America the Beautiful

A reading of the nineteenth-century poem, followed by the musical setting, celebrating the beauty of America.…

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Crow Boy

Concern and understanding on the part of his teacher result in bringing to young Chibi, shunned for years by his classmates as an outsider, a respect and popularity he had never known.…

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by Engelbreit, Mary J398.8 ENGELBE

Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose : One Hundred Best-loved Verses

An illustrated collection of one hundred nursery rhymes, including "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and other familiar poems, as well as "Mary had a Pretty Bird" and other less familiar ones.…

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by Hutchins, Pat, E HUTCHIN

The Doorbell Rang

Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies.…

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by Peters, Bernadette E PETERS

Broadway Barks

A homeless dog living in a New York City park follows a woman to Broadway Barks, an annual show sponsored by Broadway stars, where he is adopted by a little girl and finds a new home.…

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Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat who wants to be a Chihuahua dog.…

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by Myers, Walter Dean, E MYERS

Looking Like Me

Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people" that make him who he is, including brother, son, writer, and runner.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E398.21 KIMMEL

The Gingerbread Man

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals, until he meets a clever fox.…

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by Hutchins, Pat, E HUTCHIN

Don't Forget the Bacon!

A little boy goes grocery shopping for his mother and tries hard to remember her instructions.…

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by Keats, Ezra Jack E KEATS

Hi, Cat!

Archie is full of ideas to entertain his friends, but the new cat in the neighborhood makes it difficult.…

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by Claflin, Willy, E CLAFLIN

The Bully Goat Grim : a Maynard Moose Tale

A big bully, afflicted with Random Hostility Syndrome, terrorizes all of the forest animals until a clever young troll gets his goat.…

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by Keats, Ezra Jack E KEATS

Whistle for Willie

A little boy wishes so much that he could whistle.…

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by Rylant, Cynthia E RYLANT

The Relatives Came

The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time.…

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by Hout, Mies van E HOUT

Pussycat, Pussycat

Mies van Hout's inimitable way with animals is on vibrant display in this collection of favorite nursery rhymes and songs for young children. From the demure kitty of the title to frogs, horses, sheep, mice, and more, this is sure to be a favorite from story time to bedtime. The accompanying CD features a warm maternal…

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by Mahoney, Judy J428 MAHONEY

Teach Me Everyday English . Volume 2 , Celebrating the Seasons

Follow Marie, her brother Peter, and their dog Spot as they plant a garden, visit the zoo, picnic at the beach, celebrate the holidays and other events of the season. Presents an enjoyable approach to exploring new languages as it introduces common words, phrases and concepts to the beginning language learner through s…

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Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble

Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese kitten who thinks he's a Chihuahua, dreams of traveling to ancient Egypt with his gang of Chihuahua amigos.…

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by Wood, Audrey E WOOD

The Napping House

Six original songs accompany the story of the granny, child, dog, cat, mouse, and flea who settle down for a not-so-restful nap on a rainy afternoon.…

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by Williams, Brenda, E WILLIAM

Outdoor Opposites

Rhyming lyrics teach about opposites, including high and low and fast and slow.…

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by Queen Latifah, E LATIFAH

Queen of the Scene

A self-confident young African-American girl explains why she is "queen of the scene" at the playground.…

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by Martin, Bill, E MARTIN

Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3

Numbers from one to one hundred climb to the top of an apple tree in this rhyming chant.…

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by Shulevitz, Uri, E SHULEVI

Snow

As snowflakes slowly come down, one by one, people in the city ignore them, and only a boy and his dog think that the snowfall will amount to anything.…

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by Simont, Marc E SIMONT

The Stray Dog

When a little dog appears at a family picnic, the girl and boy play with him all afternoon. They name him Willy. At day's end they say good-bye. But the dog has won their hearts and stays on their minds. The following Saturday the family returns to the picnic grounds to look for Willy, but they are not alone-- the dogc…

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by Paul, Ann Whitford E PAUL

Fiesta Fiasco

When shopping for Culebra's birthday, Conejo convinces his friends Iguana and Tortuga to buy all the wrong presents. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used.…

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by Scieszka, Jon E SCIESZK

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

Alexander T. Wolf gives his own bizarre version of what really happened between the three little pigs and the big bad wolf.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J468 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Spanish. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Spanish with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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by Brown, Marcia E BROWN

Stone Soup : an Old Tale

Three hungry soldiers outwit the greedy inhabitants of a village into providing them with a feast.…

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by Boynton, Sandra E BOYNTON

Frog Trouble : Deluxe Songbook

Presents a CD and illustrated songbook of country songs.…

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