Classics for Younger Children


Author
Bennett, Anna E.
Call Number
J I BENNETT
Summary
In print for the first time in thirty years is Anna Elizabeth Bennett's classic tale of a little witch who dreams of becoming a normal girl.
Author
Estes, Eleanor
Call Number
J I ESTES
Summary
In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson.
Author
Gannett, Ruth S.
Call Number
J I GANNETT
Summary
A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island.
Author
Sobol, Donald J.
Call Number
J I SOBOL
Summary
Fifth-grader "Encyclopedia" Leroy Brown solves ten mysteries and, by putting the solutions at the back of the book, challenges the reader to do the same.
Author
Bang, Molly
Call Number
J P 123 BANG
Summary
Numbers one through ten are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed.
Author
Martin, Bill
Call Number
J P abc MARTIN
Summary
An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.
Author
Allard, Harry
Call Number
J P ALLARD
Summary
The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute.
Author
Barrett, Judi
Call Number
J P BARRETT
Summary
Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers -- until the weather takes a turn for the worse.
Author
Brett, Jan
Call Number
J P BRETT
Summary
One by one, animals in a snowy crawl into Nicki's lost white mitten to get warm until the bear sneezes, sending the animals flying up and out of the mitten. One each turn of the page, signature borders inspired by Ukrainian folk art hint at what animal is coming next.
Author
Brown, Margaret Wise
Call Number
J P BROWN
Summary
A little bunny bids goodnight to all the objects in his room before falling asleep.
Author
Brown, Marcia
Call Number
J P BROWN
Summary
When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast.
Author
Carle, Eric
Call Number
J P CARLE
Summary
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.
Author
Lionni, Leo
Call Number
J P Colors LIONNI
Summary
A little chameleon is distressed that he doesn't have his own color like other animals.
Author
DePaola, Tomie
Call Number
J P DE PAOLA
Summary
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Title
Petunia
Author
Duvoisin, Roger
Call Number
J P DUVOISIN
Summary
Petunia, the goose, learns that possessing knowledge involves more than just carrying a book around under her wing.
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