The City Library: Library Journal's Library of the Year 2006
Infants and Toddlers
Rhyming text describes bunches of babies, but only one baby is loved the best.
Presents vegetables and fruits carved into the shapes of different baby animals, including a bunny, a piglet, a whale calf, a bear cub, and others.
Bear Wants More
When spring comes, Bear wakes up hungry and is treated to great food by
A Frog in the Bog
A frog in the bog grows larger and larger as he eats more and more bugs, until he attracts the attention of an alligator that
puts an end to his eating.
Fuzzy Fuzzy Fuzzy! A Touch, Skritch, & Tickle Book
Large tactile patches to touch, tickle, and skritch. You can even use the puppy's paw to smooth out a snagged fingernail! Rub the duck's incredibly soft fuzzy belly, touch the cow's fuzzy nose and hair, see what the birdies say, and
Giddy-Up! Let's Ride!
Describes ways people ride horses and other animals, such as the show jumper on her trrrit-trrroting horse, the raja on his rumpetta-trumping elephant, and the nomad on his lolloppy-plodding camel.
Here Come Poppy and Max
Poppy imitates a host of animals, splashing like a duck, roaring like a tiger, and bouncing like a kangaroo, while her dog Max joins in the fun.
I Kissed the Baby
Various animals tell how they saw, fed, sang to, tickled, and kissed a
If You're Happy and You Know It!
A little girl and various animals sing their own versions of the popular rhyme.
A mother shares the magic of a snowy night with her baby
Jiggle Joggle Jee!
Baby goes for a rollicking ride on a jiggling, joggling locomotive.
One Beautiful Baby
Counts all of the characteristics of a beautiful baby from one smile to ten
Playtime Rhymes for Little People
A collection of rhymes for children who like to move and groove!
Please, Baby, Please
A toddler's antics keep his mother busy as she tries to feed him, watch him on the playground, give him a bath, and put him to bed.
In this lively version of your child's favorite game, lift the flaps to find baby animals that are so big. This interactive book is one children will be sure to read many times! How big is your child? You can answer this question together using the tear-out ruler in the back of the book!
Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball
Little wombat spends a day doing favorite things--what could they be?
Sylvia Long's Mother Goose
An illustrated collection of familiar nursery rhymes.
This Little Chick
A little chick shows that he can make the sounds of the animals in
A mother and toddler have fun at suppertime.
Time to Pee!
Sign-carrying mice give encouraging instructions for using the toilet.
Tippy-Toe Chick, Go!
When a mean dog blocks the path to a garden where a delicious breakfast awaits, Little Chick shows her family how brave and clever she is.
Toes, Ears, & Nose! A Lift-the-Flap Book
A lift-the-flap, hide parts of the body board book.
Tumble Me Tumbily
Rhyming text presents the play, food, animal friends, and sleepy end of a toddler's day.
Where Is My Mommy?
Animal mothers, including a rabbit, cat, and human, care for their young by waking them up, washing their faces, and performing other activities.
Describes how various animals walk, from the wiggle-waggle of a duck to the boing, boing, boing of a kangaroo.
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