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Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep: Baaad Hair Day
Eric Barclay - 2020
But when it grows too full and too fluffy, it covers her eyes and she trips over things—ouch! A Texan-style cowboy hat can controls Sheep’s wool for a while, but it’s just not working!Sheep Dog wants his pal to get a haircut, and since it’s shearing day, she certainly can. But Sheep’s scared. What if her wool never grows back? She hides everywhere, until Sheep Dog discovers her hiding in a bush. . . . Can Sheep Dog convince Sheep that a haircut is for the best?
The Very Very Very Long Dog
Julia Patton - 2017
He has a lovely set of friends who take him for walks through the city, but he has no idea that his bumbling backside leaves a trail of destruction and accidents behind him. Embarrassed that he has no control over his back end, Bartelby vows to never leave the cozy bookstore again. Can his friends help him find a way to help himself?This beautifully illustrated picture book features silly fun along with an important message: that we love our friends not in spite of their flaws, but because of them.
Mister Bud Wears the Cone
Carter Goodrich - 2013
But how will they handle Mister Bud's latest predicament? Because he has to wear...the cone.Carter Goodrich, who is "brilliant at depicting doggy emotions" (School Library Journal), cleverly portrays this relatable tale of misplaced shame and the love that surpasses it.
Cookie, the Walker
Chris Monroe - 2012
She walks on her hind legs, and what a sight that is! Cookie's walking catches the attention of a show producer, who turns her into a star. And with fame comes benefits: bacon, candy, a fanny pack, her own mini-fridge But the more Cookie walks, the more people expect from her. Cookie's old friend Kevin keeps reminding her about how great her regular life used to be. And Cookie's legs are getting tired. Will Cookie keep walking for fame and fortune? Or will she stand down and get her life back?
Hats Are Not for Cats!
Jacqueline K. Rayner - 2019
His patronizing tirade doesn’t convince this cat, however. Defiantly, she wears an assortment of hats, described in the gleeful rhyming text, and brings in other cats to join the protest. The silliness of both text and pictures offers a cheerful take on bossiness and managing conflict, with a win-win resolution.
Chicken Butt's Back!
Erica S. Perl - 2011
Perl and Henry Cole team up once again to deliver spot-on humor with their unforgettable chicken character. In this cheeky (sorry!) sequel to the wildly fun Chicken Butt!, the young jokester and his chicken muse are back, but this time they're trying to trick Mom. She thinks she has caught on to the gag, but as she distractedly does the grocery shopping, she falls victim to a flurry of jokes using homonyms and homophones—words such as "dear" and "deer," and "which" and "witch." Wordplay has never been so much fun. Like Chicken Butt!, this story encourages children to participate in a call-and-response reading format that reinforces their reading skills.Praise for Chicken Butt's Back!"Coles’ tickled-pink cartoonish artwork gets right into the mix, the chocolate chip to the cookie dough. The denouement is so merrily explosive that just to imagine the shrieking voices of a read-aloud is mightily cheering.” –Kirkus Reviews “Cole's kinetic, acrylic and colored pencil cartoons strike the right tone of mild disobedience.” –Publishers Weekly “Fans of Chicken Butt! are going to love this sequel. This is the kind of book that siblings will beg to read to each other, especially since it’s set up for two voices.” –School Library Journal
Dog in Charge
K.L. Going - 2011
. . takes a nap Dog can Sit. He can Stay. He can even Dance. But when he's in charge, can he keep the cats in line? All one, two, three, four, five of them? Illustrated by Caldecott winner, Dan Santat, and packed full of slapstick silliness and utterly earnest charm, Dog will quickly wiggle his way into preschoolers' hearts.
Douglas, You Need Glasses!
Ged Adamson - 2016
Readers will laugh along with the new picture book character Douglas as he chases a leaf that he mistakes for a squirrel, walks through wet cement because he can’t see the warning sign, and annoys the neighbor’s dog by mistakenly eating out of his bowl. And when Douglas’s owner Nancy finally takes him to what is clearly an eyeglass store and Douglas asks, “Why are you taking me to a shoe store?” everyone will be giggling. After an eye exam confirms that Douglas needs glasses, and Nancy helps him find the perfect pair, readers will rejoice with Douglas as he sees all the amazing things he’s been missing! Both kids and parents will laugh out loud—and may even recognize themselves!—while reading this utterly irresistible, hilarious picture book.
If I Had a Triceratops
George O'Connor - 2015
It would always want to play with you, and it would always know how you’re feeling. On dark and stormy nights, if your triceratops got scared, you could let it sleep in your room. True, a triceratops is a little on the huge side, but that just means more pet to love, and more pet to love you right back! Just imagine your very own pet triceratops running out to greet you at the end of the day. Ooof! Wouldn’t that be the best thing ever?
Jeff Crosby - 2011
And neither squeak toy, nor biscuit, nor TV can cure his ennui. So when the call of the wild comes, he answers! Weiner Dog becomes...Weiner Wolf.A sweet, funny picture book in the spirit of Good Dog, Carl! and Martha Speaks!, Weiner Wolf is sure to appeal to the adventurous side of pets and their owners.
Pug & Pig Trick-or-Treat
Sue Lowell Gallion - 2017
The costumes are cozy. They glow in the dark. And they have masks! There’s only one problem—Pug hates wearing his. So he decides to rip it up and stay home. But Halloween just isn’t any fun for Pig without Pug! Can Pug find a way to be a good friend and get back into the Halloween spirit?