Storytime Themes

Storytime themes, from ABC to Zoo, with books, fingerplays, felt stories and Toddlers Specials.

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“Hi, Pizza Man!”

Walter, Virginia

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Food, Storytime Themes, Waiting
10 Little Rubber Ducks

Carle, Eric

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Counting, Ducks & Geese, Ocean, Storytime Themes
15 Things Not to Do with a Baby

McAllister, Margaret

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Babies, Brother & Sister, Storytime Themes
A Good Day For A Hat

Fuller, T. Nat

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Bears, Birthdays, Dress-Up, Hats, Storytime Themes, Surprise
A Hat for Minerva Louise

Stoeke, Janet Morgan

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All Mixed Up, Chickens, Clothing, Hats, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
A Hippy-Hoppy Toad

Archer, Peggy

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Adventure, Frogs, Storytime Themes
A Hungry Lion or a Dwindling Assortment of Animals

Cummins, Lucy Ruth

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Storytime Themes, Surprise, Wild Animals
A Kiss Like This

Murphy, Mary

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I Love You, Storytime Themes
A Kitten Tale

Rohmann, Eric

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Cats, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
All You Need for a Beach

Schertle, Alice

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Ocean, Storytime Themes, Summer
Allie All Along

Reul, Sarah Lynne

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Brother & Sister, Colors, Feelings
Animal Music

Ziefert, Harriet

available in PSST collection only

Dance, Storytime Themes
Animalphabet

Donaldson, Julia

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ABC, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing

Barrett, Judi

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All Mixed Up, Clothing, Dress-Up, Silly, Storytime Themes
Astronaut PiggyWiggy

Fox, Christyan

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Outer Space, Pigs, Storytime Themes
Autumn Leaves

Felt Story

Kids put colored leaves on the feltboard while you read “What Color Is Autumn.” Two rhymes are included.

Colors, Fall, Storytime Themes
B is for Bulldozer
Sobel, June

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ABC, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Baby Bear Counts One

Wolff, Ashley

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Bears, Counting, Fall, Storytime Themes
Baby Bird’s First Nest

Asch, Frank

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Birds, Homes, Storytime Themes
Baby Goes to Market

Felt Story

Felt pieces to accompany Atinuke’s Baby Goes to Market. Baby joins mama at a bustling Nigerian marketplace and charms various vendors into sharing their wares. Count the items that baby adds to the basket (and the ones he eats)!

Around the World, Babies, Counting, Food, Storytime Themes
Baby Goes To Market

Atinuke

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Around the World, Babies, Counting, Food, Storytime Themes
Barnyard Banter

Fleming, Denise

Also Available as BIG BOOK

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Ducks & Geese, Farms, Storytime Themes
Bear Came Along

Morris, Richard T.

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Adventure, Bears, Friends, Storytime Themes, Surprise, Wild Animals
Bear in Sunshine

Blackstone, Stella

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Bears, Playing, Storytime Themes
Bear is Sleeping

Action Rhyme

 Bear is sleeping,
Bear is sleeping (lay head on hands)
Wake him up, wake him up (make peek-a-boo motion with hands)
Come and say hello bear, come and say hello bear (wave hello)
Time to eat, time to eat (grab food and put in mouth)
Bears, Sleep, Spring, Storytime Themes
Bear Says Thanks

Wilson, Karma

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Bears, Fall, Food, Friends, Sharing, Storytime Themes, Thank You
Bear Snores On

Wilson, Karma

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Bears, Feelings, Food, Friends, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
Bear Snores On

Wilson, Karma

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Bears, Night, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
Bear’s Feast

Felt Story

Little Bear wants blueberries, but he keeps finding other tasty treats.

All Mixed Up, Bears, Fall, Food, Storytime Themes
Bear’s Scare

Grant, Jacob

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Bears, Feelings, Friends, Storytime Themes
Bertie Was a Watchdog

Walton, Rick

available in PSST collection only

Dogs, Pets, Silly, Storytime Themes
Best Bear

Dodd, Emma

Bears, I Love You, Night, Sleep, Storytime Themes
Big Fat Hen

Baker, Keith

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Chickens, Counting, Storytime Themes
Big Pigs

Helakoski, Leslie

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Farms, I Can Do It, Pigs, Storytime Themes
Blocks

Dickson, Irene

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Colors, Sharing, Storytime Themes
Blue Ethel

Reinhardt, Jennifer Black

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Cats, Colors, Friends, Storytime Themes
Blue Rabbit and Friends

Wormell, Christopher

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Homes, Rabbits, Storytime Themes
Blueberries for Sal

McCloskey, Robert

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Bears, Food, Storytime Themes, Summer
Bluebird Through My Window

Felt Story

“Bluebird, bluebird through my window, Oh Johnny I’m tired – Night-night!” Very fun to sing and “fly” different colored birds onto the board.

Birds, Colors, Storytime Themes
Bob

Pearson, Tracey Campbell

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All Mixed Up, Chickens, Farms, Storytime Themes
Boo to You!

Ehlert, Lois

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Cats, Fall, Mice, Storytime Themes
Bremen Town Musicians

Felt Story

Abandoned animals win a home, with their “singing.”

Adventure, Friends, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
Brontorina

Howe, James

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Dance, Dinosaurs, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Martin Jr., Bill

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Colors, Senses, Storytime Themes
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Felt Story

Colors, Senses, Storytime Themes
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Big Book

Colors, Senses, Storytime Themes
Bruno, the Standing Cat

Robert, Nadine

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All Mixed Up, Cats, Pets, Silly, Storytime Themes
Bubbles

Chase, Kit

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Feelings, Friends, Playing, Storytime Themes
Buster and the Baby

Hest, Amy

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Babies, Dogs, Pets, Playing, Storytime Themes, Waiting
Can You Make a Piggy Giggle?

Ashman, Linda

Farms, Silly, Storytime Themes
Carrot and Pea
Hood, Morag

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Friends, Growing Things, Storytime Themes
Cat Wishes

Brill, Calista

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Cats, Homes, Lost & Found, Pets, Storytime Themes
Cat’s Colors

Cabrera, Jane

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Cats, Colors, Storytime Themes
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Martin, Bill

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ABC, Storytime Themes
Chicken Little

Emberley, Rebecca

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Animals (Different Types), Chickens, Silly, Storytime Themes
Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo

Lewis, Kevin

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Adventure, Night, Storytime Themes, Trains, Vroom! Vroom!
Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type

Cronin, Doreen

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Farms, Silly, Storytime Themes
Color Cats

Felt Story

Each cat has a color and each cat has a rhyme. Children can bring up the cats to put on the board and join in the chorus, Mee-ow!

Cats, Colors, Storytime Themes
Color Zoo

Ehlert, Lois

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Colors, Shapes, Storytime Themes
Colors

Rotner, Shelley

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Colors, Our Earth, Storytime Themes
Counting Crocodiles

Felt Story

An Indonesian tale in which a little mouse-deer must cross crocodile-infested waters but tricks them into helping him.

Around the World, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Crunch the Shy Dinosaur

Dunlap, Cirocco

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Dinosaurs, Feelings, Storytime Themes
Dance

Jones, Bill T.

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Body Parts, Dance, Storytime Themes
Dancing Feet!

Craig, Lindsey

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Animals (Different Types), Body Parts, Dance, Storytime Themes
Dini Dinosaur

Beaumont, Karen

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Baths, Dinosaurs, Storytime Themes
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime

Shea, Bob

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Dinosaurs, Storytime Themes
Dinosaurs Galore!

Andreae, Giles

Not available in WCLS catalog

Dinosaurs, Storytime Themes
Dot

Intriago, Patricia

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Opposites, Shapes, Storytime Themes
Down by the Barn

Hillenbrand, Will

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Animals (Different Types), Farms, Storytime Themes
Dream Friends

Byun, You

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Friends, Imaginary Creatures, Playing, Storytime Themes
Duck & Goose

Hills, Tad

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Ducks & Geese, Friends, Storytime Themes, Waiting
Duck On a Bike

Shannon, David

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Ducks & Geese, Farms, Silly, Storytime Themes
Duck Sock Hop

Kohuth, Jane

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Clothing, Ducks & Geese, Silly, Storytime Themes
Egg

Henkes, Kevin

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Babies, Birds, Storytime Themes, Surprise
Elizabeti’s Doll

Stuve-Bodeen, Stephanie

Available in PSST Collection Only

Around the World, Babies, Lost & Found, Names, Storytime Themes
Ella Sarah Gets Dressed

Chodos-Irvine, Margaret

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Clothing, Dress-Up
Everybunny Count!

Sandall, Ellie

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Counting, Friends, Playing, Storytime Themes, Surprise
Fall Is Not Easy

Kelley, Marty

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Fall, Storytime Themes
Farm Animals

Taback, Simms

Not available in WCLS catalog

Animals (Different Types), Farms, Storytime Themes
Fire Engine Man

Zimmerman, Andrea

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Brother & Sister, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Firefly Home

Clarke, Jane

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Bugs, Homes, Lost & Found, Night, Storytime Themes, Summer
Five Fat Spiders

Felt Story

Five fat spiders are we
We’ve spun our web in a tree
When the bugs came around
We swallowed them down
That’s why we’re fat, you see!
Bugs, Storytime Themes
Five Fat Turkeys

Felt Story

Count down as the turkeys hide in the tree to escape the cook at Thanksgiving. Each time one turkey can’t be found!

Fall, Storytime Themes
Five Little Chickens

Felt Story

Each little chicken asks for something good to eat in this simple rhyme.

Chickens, Counting, Farms, Storytime Themes
Five Little Pets

Felt Story

Five active little pets children can enjoy, in felt.

Pets, Storytime Themes, Uncategorized
Five Little Snowpals

Felt Story

Five little snowpals melt away one by one. Includes numbers.

Counting, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
Five Trucks

Floca, Brian

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Counting, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Follow Me!

Sandall, Ellie

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Adventure, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Fox and the Bike Ride

Tabor, Corey R.

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Adventure, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Froggy Gets Dressed

Felt Story

Froggy keeps forgetting to put on something, including his underwear.  Entertaining sound effects and lots of giggles.

All Mixed Up, Clothing, Frogs, Silly, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
From Head to Toe

Carle, Eric

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Animals (Different Types), Body Parts, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
Giant Jim

Felt Story

A short rhyme about a giant afraid of a mouse.

Mice, Opposites, Storytime Themes
Good Night Like This

Murphy, Mary

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Night, Sleep, Storytime Themes
Good Night Owl

Pizzoli, Greg

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Owls, Sleep
Gooseberry Goose

Freedman, Claire

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Ducks & Geese, Fall, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
Grandma Rabbitty’s Visit

Smith, Barry

Family, Rabbits, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!, Waiting
Grandma’s Tiny House

Brown-Wood, JaNay

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Counting, Family, Food, Homes, Sharing, Storytime Themes, Summer
Great Job, Dad!

Wang, Holman

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Family, I Love You, Storytime Themes
Great Job, Mom!

Wang, Holman

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Family, I Love You, Storytime Themes
Green Wilma, Frog in Space

Arnold, Tedd

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Adventure, Frogs, Outer Space, Storytime Themes
Growing Vegetable Soup

Ehlert, Lois

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Fall, Food, Growing Things, I Can Do It, Spring, Storytime Themes, Summer
Grumpy Bird

Tankard, Jeremy

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Birds, Feelings, Friends, Storytime Themes
Grumpy Pants

Messer, Claire

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Baths, Clothing, Feelings, Storytime Themes
Hand in Hand

Wells, Rosemary

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Family, I Love You, Storytime Themes
Harry and Horsie

Van Camp, Katie

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Adventure, I Can Do It, Night, Outer Space, Storytime Themes
Hats Hats Hats

Morris, Ann

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Around the World, Clothing, Hats, Storytime Themes
Have You Head the Nesting Bird?

Gray, Rita

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Babies, Birds, Storytime Themes
Hello, Day!

Lobel, Anita

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Farms, Owls, Storytime Themes
Henry Finds His Word

Ward, Lindsay

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Babies, Family, Lost & Found, Storytime Themes
Here and Now

Denos, Julia

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I Can Do It, Our Earth, Storytime Themes
Here Are My Hands

Martin, Bill

Not available in WCLS catalog

Body Parts, Storytime Themes
Hey Mr. Choo-choo, Where Are You Going?

Wickberg, Susan

Storytime Themes, Trains, Traveling, Vroom! Vroom!
Hey, Hey, Hay!

Mihaly, Christy

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Farms, Growing Things, Storytime Themes, Summer, Vroom! Vroom!
Hilda Must Be Dancing

Wilson, Karma

Not available in WCLS catalog

Dance, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Home is a Window

Ledyard, Stephanie Parsley

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Family, Homes, Storytime Themes
Honk! Splat! Vroom!

Gott, Barry

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Ducks & Geese, I Can Do It, Mice, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Hooray for Birds!

Cousins, Lucy

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Birds, Storytime Themes
Hoot and Peep

Judge, Lita

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Brother & Sister, I Can Do It, Owls, Storytime Themes
Hop Like a Bunny

Felt Story

Can you hop like a bunny? Can you jump like a frog?  6 different animals – go through the motions and bring everyone to be “As still as this.”

I Can Do It, Pets, Storytime Themes
Hot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania

Lord, Cynthia

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I Can Do It, Storytime Themes, Summer, Vroom! Vroom!
How Are You? ¿Cómo estás?

Dominguez, Angela

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Bilingual, Feelings, Friends, Storytime Themes
How Do Dinosaurs Go to School?

Yolen, Jane

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Dinosaurs, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

Yolen, Jane

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Dinosaurs, Feelings, Sleep, Storytime Themes
How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?

Yolen, Jane

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Dinosaurs, Feelings, I Love You, Storytime Themes
How Do Dinosaurs Say I’m Mad?

Yolen, Jane

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Dinosaurs, Feelings, Storytime Themes
How Do You Say? ¿Cómo se dice?

Dominguez, Angela

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Bilingual, Friends, Storytime Themes
How Do You Wokka-Wokka?

Bluemle, Elizabeth

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City, Dance, Storytime Themes
How to Dress A Dragon

Godin, Thelma Lynne

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Clothing, Dress-Up, Silly, Storytime Themes
How to Find a Fox

Magruder, Nilah

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I Can Do It, Lost & Found, Storytime Themes, Surprise, Waiting
How to Two

Soman, David

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Counting, Friends, Playing, Storytime Themes
Hungry Bunny

Rueda, Claudia

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Fall, Food, Rabbits, Storytime Themes
Hush Little Alien

Felt Story

A baby alien is quieted by the promise of many gifts from Papa Alien.

Outer Space, Silly, Storytime Themes
I Am Bat

Hood, Morag

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Food, Lost & Found, Sharing, Storytime Themes
I Got a New Friend

Edwards, Karl Newsom

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Dogs, Feelings, Friends, Lost & Found, Pets, Storytime Themes
I Just Want to Say Good Night

Isadora, Rachel

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Family, Sleep, Storytime Themes
I Just Want to Say Good Night

Isadora, Rachel

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Around the World, Night, Sleep, Storytime Themes
I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!

Clark, Emma Chichester

Feelings, I Love You, Sharing, Sleep, Storytime Themes
I Really Want to See You, Grandma

Gomi, Taro

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Family, Lost & Found, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
I See Kitty

Surovec, Yasmine

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Cats, Pets, Storytime Themes
I Spy with My Little Eye

Gibbs, Edward

Colors, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
I Stink!
McMullan, Kate

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ABC, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
I Went Walking

Williams, Sue

Also available as BIG BOOK

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Colors, Farms, Senses, Storytime Themes
I Will Not Eat You

Lehrhaupt, Adam

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Friends, Imaginary Creatures, Playing, Storytime Themes
I’m a Duck

Bunting, Eve

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Ducks & Geese, Feelings, I Can Do It, Spring, Storytime Themes
I’m the Best!

Kitzing, Constanze von

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Brother & Sister, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
If You Plant a Seed

Nelson, Kadir

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Friends, Growing Things, Sharing, Storytime Themes
If You See a Kitten

Butler, John

Feelings, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Inch by Inch: The Garden Song

Mallett, David

Link to Catalog: Unavailable

Growing Things, Storytime Themes
It Looked Like Spilt Milk

Shaw, Charles G.

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Shapes, Storytime Themes, Wind & Clouds
It’s an Orange Aardvark!

Hall, Michael

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Bugs, Colors, Silly, Storytime Themes
It’s Pumpkin Time!

Hall, Zoe

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Fall, Growing Things, Storytime Themes
Jabari Jumps

Cornwall, Gaia

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I Can Do It, Storytime Themes, Summer
Jamberry

Degen, Bruce

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Bears, Food, Storytime Themes, Summer
Jazz Baby

Wheeler, Lisa

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Babies, Dance, Family, Storytime Themes
Joseph Had A Little Overcoat

Taback, Simms

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Clothing, Storytime Themes
Jump, Frog, Jump!

Kalan, Robert

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Frogs, Storytime Themes
King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub

Wood, Audrey

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Baths, Silly, Storytime Themes
Kiss Good Night

Hest, Amy

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Bears, Night, Sleep, Storytime Themes, Waiting, Wind & Clouds
Kitchen Dance

Manning, Maurie

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Dance, Family, Storytime Themes
Kitty Wore Her Red Shirt

Felt Story

Just like Teddy, but this cute cat has a fancy hat with a yellow feather, a purple scarf, and green shoes too.

Cats, Clothing, Colors, Storytime Themes
Kitty’s Cuddles

Cabrera, Jane

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Brother & Sister, Cats, Friends, I Love You, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

Willems, Mo

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Babies, Lost & Found, Storytime Themes
Leaf Man

Ehlert, Lois

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Fall, Storytime Themes, Traveling
Lemons Are Not Red

Seeger, Laura Vaccaro

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Colors, Storytime Themes
Let’s Go, Froggy!

London, Jonathan

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Frogs, Lost & Found, Storytime Themes
Life On Mars

Agee, John

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Outer Space, Silly, Storytime Themes
Listen to the Rain

Martin Jr, Bill

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Rain, Storytime Themes
Little Bear’s Valentine
Minarik, Else Holmelund

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Bears, Friends, I Love You, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
Little Big Girl

Keane, Claire

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Babies, Family, Growing Things, Storytime Themes
Little Bitty Mousie
Alyesworth, Jim
Little Bitty Mousie sneaks into a house one night and discovers many tantalizing new things, as well as one very scary thing.

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ABC, Mice, Playing, Storytime Themes
Little Cockroach Martina

Felt Story

A Puerto Rican tale. Martina asks each creature that courts her “How will you speak to me in the evening?” and finally agrees to marry the mouse, for his beautiful voice.

Around the World, Mice, Storytime Themes
Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake

Taylor, Thomas

Food, Friends, I Can Do It, Mice, Sharing, Storytime Themes
Little Penguins

Rylant, Cynthia

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Birds, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
Little Plane Learns to Write

Savage, Stephen

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Airplanes, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes, Writing
Little Wolf’s First Howling

Kvasnosky, Laura McGee

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I Can Do It, Night, Storytime Themes
Maggie and Michael Get Dressed

Fleming, Denise

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Clothing, Colors, Dogs, Storytime Themes
Maisy Dresses Up

Cousins, Lucy

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Dress-Up, Storytime Themes
Maisy Goes on Vacation

Cousins, Lucy

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Storytime Themes, Trains, Traveling
Maisy’s Bedtime

Cousins, Lucy

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Sleep, Storytime Themes
Maisy’s Pool

Cousins, Lucy

Mice, Storytime Themes, Summer
Mama Cat Has Three Kittens

Fleming, Denise

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Cats, Family, Storytime Themes
Mama Has Three Kittens

Fleming, Denise

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Babies, Cats, Storytime Themes
Mamasaurus

Lomp, Stephan

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Dinosaurs, Family, Lost & Found, Storytime Themes
Martí y el mango

Moreton, Daniel

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Bilingual, Food, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Meeow and the Little Chairs

Braun, Sebastien

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Colors, Storytime Themes, Trains, Vroom! Vroom!
Mouse Count

Walsh, Ellen Stoll

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Counting, Mice, Storytime Themes
Mouse Paint

Walsh, Ellen Stoll

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Colors, Mice, Storytime Themes
My Many Colored Days

Seuss

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Colors, Days of the Week, Feelings, Storytime Themes
Niblet and Ralph

Ohora, Zachariah

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Cats, Friends, Lost & Found, Pets, Storytime Themes
Night Animals

Marino, Gianna

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Night, Storytime Themes, Surprise, Wild Animals
No Hugs for Porcupine

Waring, Zoe

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Feelings, Friends, Storytime Themes
Not Quite Black and White

Ying, Jonathan

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Colors, Storytime Themes
Now

Portis, Antoinette

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Adventure, Senses, Storytime Themes
Off We Go! A Bear and Mole Story

Hillenbrand, Will

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Animals (Different Types), Feelings, Friends, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Old Black Fly

Aylesworthy, Jim

Rhyming text and illustrations follow a mischievous old black fly through the alphabet as he has a very busy bad day landing where he should not be.   

Also Available as BIG BOOK

Available in PSST Collection Only

ABC, Bugs, Storytime Themes
Old McDonald Had a Farm

Felt Story

The traditional song includes lyrics in Spanish and French.

Farms, Storytime Themes
On the Ball

Pinkney, Brian J.

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Adventure, I Can Do It, Magic, Playing, Storytime Themes
One Family

Shannon, George

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Counting, Family, Storytime Themes
One Fox A Counting Book Thriller

Read, Kate

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Chickens, Counting, Wild Animals
One Monday

Huntington, Amy

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Fall, Farms, Rain, Storytime Themes, Wind & Clouds
One Shoe Two Shoes

Hart, Caryl

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Clothing, Counting, Mice, Storytime Themes
P. Zonka Lays An Egg

Paschkis, Julie

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Chickens, Colors, Storytime Themes, Surprise
Pet This Book

Young, Jessica

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Pets, Storytime Themes
Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes

Dean, James

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Cats, Colors, Storytime Themes
Pilot Pups
Meadows, Michelle

Toy dogs go on air patrols to make sure that none of the other toys in a child’s room go missing.

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ABC, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Pizza Day

Iwai, Melissa

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Food, Growing Things, Storytime Themes, Summer, Waiting
Potato Joe

Baker, Keith

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Counting, Food, Storytime Themes
Pouch

Stein, David Ezra

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Babies, Family, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Pumpkin Happy

Felt Story

Pumpkin (jack-o’ lantern) has many moods, but the best is pumpkin pie.

Fall, Feelings, Food, Storytime Themes
Pumpkin Time!

Deak, Erzsi

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Fall, Farms, Growing Things, Storytime Themes
Rain

Stojic, Manya

Rain, Senses, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Roar Of A Snore

Arnold, Marsha Diane

Cats, Family, Sleep, Storytime Themes
Round

Sidman, Joyce

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Our Earth, Senses, Shapes, Storytime Themes
Rub a Dub Dub Three Men in a Tub

Prop Story

The classic nursery rhyme in a glove and prop set.

Baths, Counting, Storytime Themes
Sailing Out to Sea

Felt Story

“Sailing out to sea on my number (1) sail boat” – to the tune of Bumpin’ Up and Down in My Little Red Wagon.  Sail all 5 colorful felt boats onto the board.

Adventure, Counting, Ocean, Storytime Themes, Traveling
Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp

Shields, Carol Diggory

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Dance, Dinosaurs, Storytime Themes
Say Hello Like This!

Murphy, Mary

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Animals (Different Types), Storytime Themes, Talking
Shades of People

Rotner, Shelley

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Colors, Storytime Themes
Shapes, Reshape!

Borando, Silvia

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Counting, Shapes, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Shhh! This Book is Sleeping

Ramadier, Cedric

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Night, Storytime Themes
Siesta

Guy, Ginger Foglesong

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Bilingual, Colors, Storytime Themes
Sleepy Bird

Tankard, Jeremy

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Birds, Feelings, Friends, Sleep, Storytime Themes
Sleepyhead Bear

Peters, Lisa Westberg

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Bears, Bugs, Storytime Themes
Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash!

Odanaka, Barbara

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City, Pigs, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash!

Prop

Just like the book by Odanka, but here are all the pieces of garbage that go into the garbage truck!

City, Pigs, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Snakes on a Train

Dennis, Kathryn

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Storytime Themes, Trains, Vroom! Vroom!
So Much

Cooke, Trish

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Babies, Birthdays, Family, Storytime Themes
Soft Kitty

Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur,

Lazy kitty, pretty kitty, purr, purr, purr.

Cats, Storytime Themes
Some Bugs

DiTerlizzi, Angela

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Bugs, Our Earth, Storytime Themes
Some Pets

DiTerlizzi, Angela

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Pets, Storytime Themes
Splish, Splash, Ducky!

Cousins, Lucy

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Ducks & Geese, Playing, Rain, Storytime Themes
Stanley’s Store

Bee, Willam

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Food, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Step by Step

Leedy, Loreen

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Babies, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Strictly No Elephants

Mantchev, Lisa

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Elephants, Feelings, Friends, Pets, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Strong as a Bear

Stangl, Katrin

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Feelings, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
T is for Terrible

McCarty, Peter

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Dinosaurs, Silly, Storytime Themes
Tanka Tanka Skunk

Webb, Steve

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Dance, Storytime Themes
Ten Little Caterpillars

Martin Jr, Bill

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Bugs, Counting, Storytime Themes
Thank You, Octopus
Farrell, Darren

Octopus helps his buddy get ready for bed, but in most unusual ways. 

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Ocean, Sleep, Storytime Themes, Thank You
Thank You, Omu!

Mora, Oge

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City, Food, Friends, Senses, Sharing, Storytime Themes, Thank You
Thanksgiving Rules

Friedman, Laurie B

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Family, Food, Storytime Themes
The Apple Pie Tree

Hall, Zoe

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Fall, Food, Growing Things, Spring, Storytime Themes, Summer
The Baby Beebee Bird

Massie, Diane Redfield

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Sleep, Storytime Themes, Zoo
The Beastly Feast

Goldstone, Bruce

available in PSST collection only

Food, Sharing, Storytime Themes
The Bicklebys’ Birdbath

Perry, Andrea

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All Mixed Up, Silly, Storytime Themes
The Big Book of Happy

Marshall, Natalie

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Animals (Different Types), Feelings, Storytime Themes
The Busy Little Squirrel

Tafuri, Nancy

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Fall, Storytime Themes
The Carrot Seed

Krauss, Ruth

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Growing Things, I Can Do It, Spring, Storytime Themes, Summer
The Cat and the Parrot

Felt Story

An Indian tale in which a greedy cat takes advantage of the hospitable parrot but gets her “just deserts.”

Around the World, Cats, Storytime Themes
The Cat Barked?

Monks, Lydia

Not available in WCLS catalog

All Mixed Up, Cats, Storytime Themes
The Cow Who Clucked

Fleming, Denise

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Farms, Lost & Found, Storytime Themes
The Day You Begin

Woodson, Jacqueline

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Feelings, Friends, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
The Fish with the Deep Sea Smile

Felt Story

The fishermen catch one fish after another, but not their quarry, the fish with the deep-sea smile.  He flips his tail and swims away.

Ocean, Storytime Themes
The Hat

Brett, Jan

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Around the World, Clothing, Farms, Hats, Snow & Winter, Storytime Themes
The Honeybee

Hall, Kirsten

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Bugs, Our Earth, Spring, Storytime Themes, Summer
The Little Scarecrow

Felt Story

Build a scarecrow (fits on small hand-held felt boards). Includes sheet of scarecrow songs and action rhymes, a scarecrow craft idea, and a scarecrow stick puppet idea with patterns included.

Clothing, Fall, Farms, Growing Things, Storytime Themes
The Mixed-Up Truck

Savage, Stephen

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All Mixed Up, Construction, Storytime Themes
The Monkey and the Crocodile

Felt Story

An Indian tale in which crocodile fools monkey into getting close enough to eat, but monkey fools crocodile into setting him free.

Around the World, Monkeys, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
The Patchwork Bike

Clarke, Maxine Beneba

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Around the World, Brother & Sister, Family, I Can Do It, Playing, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
The Peculiar Pig

Steuerwald, Joy

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Dogs, Family, I Can Do It, Pigs, Storytime Themes
The Rabbit Listened

Doerrfeld, Cori

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Feelings, Friends, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
The Seals on the Bus

Hort, Lenny

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Silly, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!, Wild Animals
The Soup is Boiling Up

Action Rhyme

The soup is boiling up, 
The soup is boiling up,
Stir slow around we go
The soup is boiling up.
You can use this song with our flannel story vegetables (Plant a Little Seed). 
Each time you add a vegetable to the flannel board, sing the verse:

The (carrots) are boiling up,
The (carrots) are boiling up,
Stir slow around we go
The (carrots) are boiling up.
Food, Growing Things, Storytime Themes
The Super Hungry Dinosaur

Waddell, Martin

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Dinosaurs, Food, I Can Do It, Storytime Themes
The Very Busy Spider
Carle, Eric
The farm animals try to divert a busy little spider from spinning her web, but she persists and produces a thing of both beauty and usefulness.
 

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Bugs, Farms, Storytime Themes
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.

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Bugs, Days of the Week, Food, Storytime Themes
The Whale in the Swimming Pool

Wan, Joyce

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Ocean, Storytime Themes, Summer
There Are Cats in This Book

Schwarz, Viviane

Not available in WCLS catalog

Cats, Playing, Storytime Themes
There’s A Bear on My Chair

Collins, Ross

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Bears, Feelings, Mice, Storytime Themes
There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake

Long, Loren

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Bugs, Frogs, Storytime Themes
This is Our Baby, Born Today

Bajaj, Varsha

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Around the World, Babies, Elephants, Family, Our Earth, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
This Is the Nest That Robin Built

Fleming, Densie

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Birds, Homes, Spring, Storytime Themes
This Is the Turkey

Levine, Abby

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Family, Food, Storytime Themes
This Little Train

Felt Story

Brightly colored train cars, they go chug chug chugging right by you.

Colors, Storytime Themes, Trains
Tiger Days: A Book of Feelings

Clark, M.H.

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Feelings, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Tiny Little Rocket

Collingridge, Richard

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Adventure, Outer Space, Storytime Themes
Today Is Monday

Carle, Eric

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Food, Storytime Themes
Tuck Me In!

Hacohen, Dean

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Sleep, Storytime Themes
Turkey Feathers

Felt Story

Children bring up all colors of turkey’s feathers to put on the board. Includes 2 poems.

Birds, Colors, Fall, Storytime Themes
Twenty Yawns

Smiley, Jane

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Night, Sleep, Storytime Themes
Vroom!

McClintock, Barbara

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Adventure, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
Waiting for Goliath

Damm, Antje

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Bears, Friends, Storytime Themes, Waiting
We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands

López, Raphael

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Our Earth, Storytime Themes
Wee Little Chick

Thompson, Lauren

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Animals (Different Types), Chickens, Farms, I Can Do It, Spring, Storytime Themes
Welcome Home, Bear

Na, Il Sung

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Bears, Homes, Senses, Storytime Themes, Traveling, Wild Animals
What Kind of Car Does a T. Rex Drive?

Lee, Mark

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Dinosaurs, Storytime Themes, Vroom! Vroom!
What Pet to Get?

Dodd, Emma

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Dogs, Pets, Storytime Themes
When Cow (or Ducks) Get Up in the Morning

Felt Story

“They always say good-day”. Fun to sing: ask for Plant a Little Seed, book with CD for the tune or look it up. Also available at www.nancymusic.com

Farms, Storytime Themes
Where Are You From?

Mendez, Yamile Saied

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Family, Storytime Themes
Where Bear?

Henn, Sophy

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Bears, Friends, Growing Things, Storytime Themes
Where Is the Green Sheep?

Fox, Mem

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Farms, Silly, Storytime Themes
Where Is Tippy Toes?
Lewin, Betsy

Although everyone can see how Tippy Toes, a mischievous cat, spends his days, only one knows where he goes after dark.

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Cats, Night, Pets, Storytime Themes, Summer
Who Eats Orange?

White, Dianne

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Colors, Food, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals
Who Has Wiggle-Waggle Toes?

Shiefman, Vicky

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Body Parts, Storytime Themes
Wings

Klein, Cheryl B.

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Birds, I Can Do It, Spring, Storytime Themes
Would You Rather Be a Princess or a Dragon?

Saltzberg, Barney

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Imaginary Creatures, Opposites, Storytime Themes
You Are (Not) Small

Kang, Anna

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Opposites, Storytime Themes
You Hold Me Up

Smith, Monique Gray

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Family, Friends, I Love You, Storytime Themes
Z is for Moose
Bingham, Kelly
Moose, terribly eager to play his part in the alphabet book his friend Zebra is putting together, then awfully disappointed when his letter passes, behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him.

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ABC, All Mixed Up, Silly, Storytime Themes
Zebra on the Go

Nogales, Jill

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Friends, Storytime Themes, Wild Animals, Zoo