Be First in Line

Here are a few books that will be on the shelves soon but they are not there yet. Grab your chance to be one of the first people to read these funny tales by placing a request on them today.

Tea Rex  by Molly Idle

Playing host to an unusual guest Cordelia tries her best to make sure her tea party is a smashing success. But no matter how closely Cordelia follows hosting etiquette, her prehistoric friend plays by his own rules.

Froggy's Worst Playdate  by Jonathan London 

A play date with a girl? Froggy is horrified! What will his friends say? But when Dad bribes him with the promise of a movie outing, Froggy has to agree, even if he won't sit next to Frogilina. She might try to kiss him. EEWW! This could be the worst play date ever. Children have enjoyed the misadventures of trouble-prone Froggy in more than twenty books. Continue the adventure by add this one to your reading list today  

 

It's Monday, Mrs. Jolly Bones! by Warren Hanson 

 

The weekly routine of Mrs. Jolly Bones is far from typical, but tons of fun! It's Monday, Mrs. Jolly Bones, there's laundry to be done. So gather up the dirty clothes and sort them one by one. Wash them, dry them, iron them, and fold them nice and neat. Then fling them out the window so they brighten up the street! Mrs. Jolly Bones has a very busy week ahead of her and a very unique style of doing her chores. Each day of the week brings a new thing to do. But with the help of her animal roommates, she'll grocery shop, clean house, and garden, getting everything done just in time for a wrestling match with her best gal pals! From bestselling picture book creators Warren Hanson and Tricia Tusa, here is a days-of-the-week story like no other.

 

Take Me to Your BBQ by Kathy Duval
Aliens have landed on Willy's farm, and they're not leaving without a square dance and a square meal! So fire up that grill, lay on the barbeque sauce, and snatch up that fiddle. Told in verse, this rollicking story puts a twist on the typical encounter with the third kind. Adam McCauley's out-of-this-world illustrations match Kathy Duval's hoe-down rhymes like ribs and taters! Get ready for some extraterrestrial, lip-smacking fun.

My Crocodile Does Not Bite  by Joe Kulka.

Ernest's crocodile does not bite! It's very well trained. But when Ernest brings the crocodile to the school's pet show, his rival Cindy Lou gets very rude.Cindy Lou is sure her poodle Fifi will win best in show. She doesn't think Ernest's croc should be allowed to compete. But Ernest and his friend have some tricks prepared. They're going to prove that when a crocodile's not busy biting, it can really put on a show!

Ol' Mama Squirrel by David Ezra Stein.

Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein's lively tale is a fantastic read-aloud, and feisty Mama Squirrel will have fierce mamas everywhere applauding! Ol' Mama Squirrel has raised lots of babies, and she knows just how to protect them. Whenever trouble comes nosing around, she springs into action with a determined "Chook, chook, chook!" and scares trouble away. Her bravery is put to the test, however, when a really big threat wanders into town and onto her tree. But no matter what, Mama's not about to back down!