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Librarian Favorites: Classics
Books that have been delighting children and their families for at least twenty years. For the newest books check out Favorites of 2013.

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Cover Art: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Numeroff, Laura Joffe.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Relating the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after you give him a cookie takes the reader through a young child's day. 1985
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Where's My Teddy? Alborough, Jez
Where's My Teddy?
When a small boy named Eddie goes searching for his lost teddy in the dark woods, he comes across a gigantic bear with a similar problem.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Big Fat Hen Baker, Keith
Big Fat Hen
Big Fat Hen counts to ten with her friends and all their chicks.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher Bang, Molly
The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher
The strawberry snatcher tries to wrest the strawberries from the grey lady but as he follows her through shops and woods he discovers some delicious blackberries instead.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Little Gorilla Bornstein, Ruth
Little Gorilla
Little Gorilla's family and friends try to help him overcome his special growing pains.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Runaway Bunny Brown, Margaret Wise
The Runaway Bunny
A little rabbit who wants to run away tells his mother how he will escape, but she is always right behind him.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: 1 2 3 to the Zoo Carle, Eric
1 2 3 to the Zoo
Each car on the train has one more zoo animal than the one before, from the first car with an elephant to the last with ten birds.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Five Little Monkeys Jumping On the Bed Christelow, Eileen
Five Little Monkeys Jumping On the Bed
A counting book in which one by one the little monkeys jump on the bed only to fall off and bump their heads.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Big Al Clements, Andrew
Big Al
A big, ugly fish has trouble making the friends he longs for because of his appearance--until the day his scary appearance saves them all from a fisherman's net.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: On the Day You Were Born Frasier, Debra
On the Day You Were Born
The earth celebrates the birth of a newborn baby.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Corduroy Story and Pictures By Don Freeman. Freeman, Don
Corduroy Story and Pictures By Don Freeman.
A toy bear in a department store wants a number of things, but when a little girl finally buys him he finds what he has always wanted most of all.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Is Your Mama a Llama? Guarino, Deborah
Is Your Mama a Llama?
A young llama asks his friends if their mamas are llamas and finds out, in rhyme, that their mothers are other types of animals.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Julius the Baby of the World Henkes, Kevin
Julius the Baby of the World
Lilly is convinced that the arrival of her new baby brother is the worst thing that has happened in their house until Cousin Garland comes to visit.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Bread and Jam for Frances Hoban, Russell
Bread and Jam for Frances
Frances decides she likes to eat only bread and jam at every meal--until to her surprise--her parents grant her wish.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Amazing Grace Hoffman, Mary
Amazing Grace
Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Rosie's Walk Hutchins, Pat
Rosie's Walk
Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie the hen still manages to lead him into one accident after another.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Harold and the Purple Crayon Johnson, Crockett
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Harold goes for an adventurous walk in the moonlight with his purple crayon.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Whistle for Willie. Keats, Ezra Jack
Whistle for Willie.
A little boy wishes so much he could whistle.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Anansi and the Moss-covered Rock Kimmel, Eric A.
Anansi and the Moss-covered Rock
Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: I Took My Frog to the Library Kimmel, Eric A.
I Took My Frog to the Library
A young girl brings her pets to the library--with predictably disastrous results.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Leo the Late Bloomer Kraus, Robert
Leo the Late Bloomer
Leo, a young tiger, finally blooms under the anxious eyes of his parents.
Easy Picture Book
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