Classics for Younger Children


Author
Emberley, Ed
Call Number
J P EMBERLEY
Summary
A scary green monster begins to disappear, piece by piece and page by page, in a die-cut picture book that lets youngsters take control of the monsters in their lives.
Author
Rey, H.A.
Call Number
J P Favorite CURIOUS GEORGE
Summary
The curiosity of a newly-captured monkey gets him into considerable trouble.
Author
Bemelemans, Ludwig
Call Number
J P Favorite MADELINE
Summary
Nothing frightens Madeline - not tigers, not even mice. With its endearing, courageous heroine, cheerful humor, and wonderful, whimsical drawings of Paris, the Madeline stories are true classics that continue to charm readers.
Author
Freeman, Don
Call Number
J P FREEMAN
Summary
A toy bear in a department store wants a number of things, but when a little girl finally buys him he finds what he has always wanted most of all.
Author
Gag, Wanda
Call Number
J P GAG
Summary
How can an old man and his wife select one cat from a choice of millions and trillions?
Author
Galdone, Paul
Call Number
J P GALDONE
Summary
An industrious, hardworking hen teaches her friends a thing or two about helping out in this classic story.
Author
Burton, Virginia L.
Call Number
J P Go BURTON
Summary
Although Mike Mulligan's steam shovel is too old fashioned to compete with newer models, the people of Popperville find a way to keep them working.
Author
Crews, Donald
Call Number
J P Go CREWS
Summary
Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.
Title
Owen
Author
Henkes, Kevin
Call Number
J P HENKES
Summary
Owen's parents try to get him to give up his favorite blanket before he starts school, but when their efforts fail, they come up with a solution that makes everyone happy.
Author
Heyward, Du Bose
Call Number
J P HEYWARD
Summary
To the surprise of many, the little country cottontail becomes one of the special Easter bunnies even though she has twenty-one children of her very own.
Author
Ho, Minfong
Call Number
J P HO
Summary
A lullaby which asks animals such as a lizard, monkey, and water-buffalo to be quiet and not disturb the sleeping baby.
Author
Hoban, Russell
Call Number
J P HOBAN
Summary
"Jam on toast," sings Frances about the food she likes most--until she has it for the sixth meal in two days.
Author
Isadora, Rachel
Call Number
J P ISADORA
Summary
Ben wants to be a trumpeter, but plays only an imaginary instrument until one of the musicians in a neighborhood night club discovers his ambition.
Author
Johnson, Crockett
Call Number
J P JOHNSON
Summary
Harold goes for an adventurous walk in the moonlight with his purple crayon.
Author
Leaf, Munro
Call Number
J P LEAF
Summary
Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.
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