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Creepy Pair of Underwear!

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Creepy Pair of Underwear!

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Creepy Pair of Underwear! By Aaron Reynolds Illustrated by Peter Brown Published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers ISBN-13: 9781442402980) Age Range: 4 – 8 Years From the celebrated team behind Creepy Carrots!, Aaron Reynolds and Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown, comes a hilarious (and just a little creepy) story of a brave rabbit and a very weird pair of underwear. Jasper Rabbit is NOT a little bunny anymore. He’s not afraid of the dark, and he’s definitely not afraid of something as silly as underwear. But when the...

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The Bad Seed

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The Bad Seed

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   The Bad Seed By Jory John Illustrated by Peter Oswald Published by HarperCollins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780062467768 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years This is a book about a bad seed. A baaaaaaaaaad seed. How bad? Do you really want to know? He has a bad temper, bad manners, and a bad attitude. He’s been bad since he can remember! This seed cuts in line every time, stares at everybody and never listens. But what happens when one mischievous little seed changes his mind about himself, and decides that he wants to be—happy?   Look For It If You...

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Whobert Whover: Owl Detective

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Whobert Whover: Owl Detective

SNATCH A STORY   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   THE WICKED READ   Whobert Whover, Owl Detective By Jason Gallaher Illustrated by Jess Pauwels Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books ISBN-13: 9781481462716 Age Range: 4 – 6 Years Help Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, keep his woods safe in this hilarious who-who-dun-it. What happened to Perry the Possum? Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, is on the case! Did Debbie the Duck whack Perry with her wicked wings? Or did Freddie the Frog soak Perry in his sickening slime? And what if the culprit is closer to home than Whobert...

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Swimming With Sharks

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Swimming With Sharks

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark By Heather Lang Illustrated by Jordi Solano Published by Whitman, Albert & Company ISBN-13: 9780807521878 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Before Eugenie Clark’s groundbreaking research, most people thought sharks were vicious, blood-thirsty killers. From the first time she saw a shark in an aquarium, Japanese-American Eugenie was enthralled. Instead of frightening and ferocious eating machines, she saw sleek, graceful fish gliding through the water. After she became a...

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Yokki and the Parno Gry

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Yokki and the Parno Gry

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Yokki and the Parno Gry By Richard O’Neill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen Published by Child’s Play-International ISBN-13: 9781846439278 Age Range: 4 – 9 Years When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse. A traditional Traveller-family folk tale which inspires hope and celebrates creativity. Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling cultures....

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Rodzilla

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Rodzilla

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Rodzilla By Rob Sanders Illustrated by Dan Santat Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster ISBN-13: 9781481457798 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years This just in! There’s a Rodzilla on the loose! Is he a monster…or just your typical toddler? Tune in for the full report in this riotous picture book from Rob Sanders and Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat. Rodzilla is the mightiest toddler to ever roam the streets of the city. Marvel at the sight of his chubby monstrosity. Gaze at his toothless grin. Take a whiff of his…no, don’t do that....

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