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The Rainbow Goblins

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ISBN: 9780500277591
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Published: Thames & Hudson - June 17th, 1978

An absolutely fantastical tale about why rainbows don't touch the ground. Gorgeous and atmospheric paintings make this an exciting read aloud.


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ISBN: 9780152056582
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2005

Hilarious hijinks ensue when the Little Red Hen's great-great-grandson decides to bake up a treat. THIS time he has the help of an Iguana, a Pig and a Turtle. Actual cooking tips for "serious" readers make this book a hit with all. Check out The Little Red Hen Makes A Pizza by Sturges and A Cake All For Me by Beil.

What! Cried Granny

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By Kate Lum, Adrian Johnson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780142300923
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Published: Puffin Books - May 13th, 2002

A hilarious read-aloud about a youngster stalling at bedtime and his AMAZING (if unpractical) granny who leaps into action to ensure her grandson's bedtime comfort. This is THE book to take along for an overnight visit to grandma's, as well as a good companion to go along with What's That Noise by Francesca Simon which is mostly about Grandpa.

The Ugly Duckling

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ISBN: 9780688159320
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Published: HarperCollins - March 24th, 1999

This timeless, much loved tale is deftly adapted & illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, with lush full page watercolors that portray the pain and triumph that can take place on the journey to reveal ones own true beauty. This book was chosen as a Caldecott Honor Book for 2000. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Come On, Rain

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By Karen Hesse, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780590331258
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 1st, 1999

Beautiful! Beautifully written. Beautifully illustrated. The text is smooth with Rhythm and refrain. The illustrations lend themselves to the text very nicely. Illustrated by Jon Muth. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

In the Night Kitchen

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By Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780064434362
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Published: HarperCollins - January 19th, 1996

Oh woe! The boy is awakened in the middle of the night by the bakers in the night kitchen. As he floats ever downward, he loses his clothes on the way to cavort with the bakers. A wonderful smile appears on his face as he is tossed gently into the batter of the morning cake. Sendak's larger than life illustrations are bold, beautiful, and perfectly suited to this tale. Ages 3 and up. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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