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I'm Bored
by Michael Ian Black Details
When a bored girl meets a potato who finds children tedious, she tries to prove him wrong by demonstrating all of the things they can do, from turning cartwheels to using their imagination.
Cat Secrets
by Jef Czekaj Details
Important secrets about how best to live a cat's life will be revealed only to those who can prove that they are genuine cats.
Who's Who
by Ken Geist Details
Illustrations and simple rhyming text introduce six pairs of animal twins, that moo, hop, swing, swim, flap, and hoot their way through the day.
Oh No, George
by Chris Haughton Details
George finds it hard to be a good dog when there are cats to chase, flowers to dig up, and a delicious cake sitting on the kitchen table.
It's a Tiger!
by David LaRochelle Details
A child imagines that he is in a story where he encounters a tiger at every turn.
One Special Day: A Story for Big Brothers & Sisters
by Lola Schaefer Details
An energetic and imaginative boy becomes a big brother.
Find a Cow Now!
by Janet Stevens Details
Tired of hearing Dog yipping at chairs and trying to round up rugs, Bird tells him to go to the country to find a cow, but this is one cattle dog who does not know a cow when he sees one.
Let's Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy
by Jan Thomas Details
Brave Cowboy tries to sing his young calf pals to sleep on a dark, dark night, with humorous results.
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
by Mo Willems Details
Pigeon is very angry when the duckling gets a cookie just by asking politely.
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
by Eric Litwin Details
Pete the cat loves the buttons on his shirt so much that he makes up a song about them, and even as the buttons pop off, one by one, he still finds a reason to sing.
Updated 03/05/2013

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