MOCKINGBIRD BOOKS, 2002-2003
WIDGET, by Lyn Rossiter McFarland. Farrar Straus Giroux, new York: 2001.
Also in Tickles, Tricks and Treasure:
The Two-By-Two Books for 2003
Frog's Best Friend by Marion Dane Bauer In this short first-reader chapter book, frog learns that even best friends can be shared.
Dream Carver by Diana Cohn A young Mexican wood carver named Mateo watches his father carve wood and dreams of carving brightly colored, fanciful animals.
At the Edge of the Woods: A Counting Book by Cynthia Cotton Animals playing at the edge of the woods count up to ten and back again.
Hunter's Best Friend at School by Laura Malone Elliott Two raccoon friends learn important lessons about friendship.
Alphabet Under Construction, by Denise Fleming, The alphabet is constructed by a hard working mouse.
The Magic Hat by Mem Fox Preschoolers will giggle at what happens to the people of a town when a magical hat blows in!
Tanya and the Red Shoes by Patricia Lee Gauch. Tanya gets her new toe shoes and, through hard work, learns to dance.
A Story for Bear by Haseley, Dennis Through the year, a bear learns to enjoy the magic of reading.
Peekaboo Morning by Rachel Isadora. Share the world from a toddler’s joy in the game of “Peekaboo”.
I Stink! by Kate McMullan: Explore the wild and funny life of a garbage truck, a story filled with comical illustrations, lively words, and a sobering truth.
Eaglet's World by Evelyn Minshull. Beautiful illustrations and gentle descriptions show eaglet’s scary, but exciting journey from the cozy egg to first flight.
Song of Night: It’s Time to Go to Bed by Katherine Riley Nakamura Bedtime rhymes about little animals like bunnies, bears, and cats will fluff your pillows for you!
Max and Jax in Second Grade by Nolen, Jerdine. Twins, Jax and Max love to fish, but Jax always catches more fish than Max. What's her secret?
A Rainbow All Around Me Sandra L. Pinkney. Photographs of children of all colors form a rainbow!
Oliver Finds His Way. Phyllis Root. What is a little bear going to do when he chases a leaf into the woods and becomes lost?
What’s Up, What’s Down? by Lola M. Schaefer.Nature takes the reader up and down to understand the world from underground, to the moon and back down to the deepest part of the ocean.
Duck on a Bike by David Shannon. What do the animals on the farm think about Duck as he rides a bike one day?
The First Thing My Mama Told Me by Susan Marie Swanson. How does Lucy celebrate her special name?
Sixteen Cows by Lisa Wheeler. Will the Biddle cows and the Waddle cows ever get back where they belong after a wind blows down the fences between their ranches?
Apple Pie 4th of July By Janet Wong. Chinese food, in America, on the 4th of July? A young Chinese girl learns that in American, you can!
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