Age-o-Meter: 4-8

Bunnies!!!

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Bunnies!!!

SNATCH A STORY   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   THE WICKED READ   Bunnies!!! By Kevan Atteberry Illustrated by Kevan Atteberry Published by HarperCollins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780062307835 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years When a friendly monster spots a group of bunnies in the woods, his delight is contagious! And when they’re gone, how he misses them so! With bright illustrations and a simple text, this is the most fun type of read aloud and one that mirrors most every toddler’s emotional life. Bunnies!!!, by Tickle Monster illustrator Kevan Atteberry, is...

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The Nian Monster

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The Nian Monster

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   The Nian Monster By Andrea Wang Illustrated by Alina Chau Published by Albert Whitman & Company ISBN-13: 9780807556429 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Tong tong! The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year. With horns, scales, and wide, wicked jaws, Nian is intent on devouring Shanghai, starting with Xingling! The old tricks to keep him away don’t work on Nian anymore, but Xingling is clever. Will her quick thinking be enough to save the city from the Nian Monster?   Look For It If You Dare… Local Library |...

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Good Night, Baddies

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Good Night, Baddies

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Good Night, Baddies By Deborah Underwood Illustrated by Juli Kangas Published by Beach Lane Books ISBN-13: 9781481409841 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Get to know the softer side of your favorite fairy tale baddies as they return home from a full day of scheming to enjoy a yummy dinner together and help one another get ready for bed. Wolves, today was not so good. You didn’t catch Red Riding Hood. You huffed and puffed without success. But brush your fangs, please, nonetheless. Wicked witches. Evil queens. And big, bad wolves. By day they’re...

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Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks

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Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks By Corey Rosen Schwartz Illustrated by Dan Santat Published by Penguins Young Readers Group ISBN-13:9780399176265 Age Range: 5 – 8 Years New from the team behind The Three Ninja Pigs and Ninja Red Riding Hood These ninja chicks are anything but chicken! When Hensel and Gretel’s dad gets snatched by a fox, the sisters put their ninja skills to work to track him down before he can be stir-fried. But are these two little chicks ready to take on a dark tangled forest, a tricky house made of corn bread, and...

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The Infamous Ratsos

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The Infamous Ratsos

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   The Infamous Ratsos By Kara LaReau Illustrated by Matt Myers Published by Candlewick Press ISBN-13: 9780763676360 Age Range: 5 – 8 Years Louie and Ralphie Ratso are no softies! Readers are sure to chuckle as the determined Ratso brothers’ plans to act tough go hilariously awry. Louie and Ralphie Ratso’s dad, Big Lou, always says that there are two kinds of people: those who are tough and those who are soft. Louie and Ralphie are tough, tough, tough, just like Big Lou, and they’re going to prove it. But every time they try to show just...

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My Little Pony: The Dragons on Dazzle Island

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My Little Pony: The Dragons on Dazzle Island

SNATCH A STORY   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   THE WICKED READ   My Little Pony: The Dragons on Dazzle Island By Mary Jane Begin Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers ISBN-13: 9780316282277 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Rarity’s entire order of rare island gemstones has been canceled because the Great Dragon Migration has brought dragons to Dazzle Island! But all hope is not lost as Fluttershy and Spike travel to the island and explain to the dragons why they need to move. When our heroes reach Dazzle Island, they discover that it’ll take more...

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