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Is It OK If This Monster Stays For Lunch?

by Godfrey, Martyn, illustrated by Susan Wilkinson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
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Megan is lucky.

She's having an amazing week filled with exciting new friends.

Even if they are a little different, it's clear to see that Monday's monster, Tuesday's dinosaur and Wednesday's alien are great fun to be with.

If only her family thought so too, Megan's friends would be welcome to stay for lunch.

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Rhinos For Lunch Cassette and Book

by Tololwa Mollel, illustrated by Barbara Spurll
edition: Mixed media
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A little hare is frightened away from her cave by a loud, booming voice that threatens to eat her. Many of her friends offer to help. Unfortunately each animal panics when it hears the voice claiming to be a monster.

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Zero is Not Enough

by H. Werner Zimmermann
edition: Hardcover
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It's Halloween, and Alphonse imagines 10 different costumes as he counts the candies that he is preparing for trick-or-treaters. He gobbles candies as he counts and is left with none as the first knock sounds at the door.

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Animal Hours

by Linda Manning
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
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What if...you were playing hopscotch and in no time at all, a great big elephant joined in?

What if...every hour on the hour more animals kept arriving?

And then what if...they all crowed into your bedroom and kept you awake until midnight?

You could say, " Wait a second. Hold on a minute. Time out!" But you'd have more fun if you just forgot about th …

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A Crowded Ride In The Countryside

by Frank B. Edwards, illustrated by John Bianchi
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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A farmer's simple drive to the country fair turns into a chaotic journey as more and more of his animals want to climb aboard. The obliging farmer lets each group of animals join him -- first a single chicken, followed by two sheep, three pigs and four cows -- until his little truck gets stuck at the bottom of a steep hill.

Luckily his passengers a …

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Frogger

by Frank B. Edwards, illustrated by John Bianchi
edition: Paperback
tagged: humorous stories

Nominated for Ontario's 2001 Silver Birch Awards!
The village of Tichburg boasts 27 volunteer firefighters, 4 fire trucks, 3 small stores, a population of 473 offbeat residents - and an 11-year-old auxiliary assistant to the fire chief named Frogger, who cheerfully wanders around town trying to be helpful to everyone. But, as Frogger is about to …

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New At The Zoo

by Frank B. Edwards, illustrated by John Bianchi
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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The Greatest Zoo On Earth

by Frank B. Edwards, illustrated by John Bianchi
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged: humorous stories
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Treasure Island With Lots Of Dogs

by Frank B. Edwards & John Bianchi
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged: classics

After the death of a brutish guest at his family's inn, young Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map that leads him and some local adventurers to an island filled with danger and intrigue. Within hours of sighting the island, the crew, led by the villainous Long John Silver, reveals itself as a band of pirates desperate to steal the treasure for them …

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Snug As A Big Red Bug

by Frank B. Edwards & John Bianchi
edition: Paperback
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Poor Red Bug doesn't know anything about the cold wind and snow winter. His friends ask him, "Red Bug, Red Bug, Where will you go? Winter is coming, With cold wind and snow." But the animals who are warning him of the changing season are not keen to let him burrow into their warm winter coats.

Each potential hibernation site (feathers, fur, wool an …