Tuesday, April 15, 2014

New Picture Books!!

The Most Magnificent Thing- A little girl has a wonderful idea. With the help of her canine assistant, she is going to make the most magnificent thing! She knows just how it will look. But making the most magnificent thing turns out to be harder than she thinks. 
Betty Bunny Wants A Goal- When a young rabbit quits soccer after a disappointing first game, her family encourages her to keep trying. 
Sparky!- A child takes a sloth named Sparky as a pet. 
Sophie Scott Goes South- Sophie Scott is only nine years old, but she's going to Antarctica on an icebreaker with her dad, the ship's captain. During the voyage to Mawson Station and back, Sophie keeps a diary. She sees icebergs, penguins, seals and whales. She makes new friends, wonders at the southern lights and even becomes stranded in a blizzard!
The Bad Birthday Idea- Ben refuses to play with his sister, Alice, because he likes robots and she likes dolls but when her birthday wish is for a robot that Ben really wants, he opens it first, accidentally breaks it, then tries to cover up his deed.
Don't Spill the Milk- After carrying a bowl of milk on her head across dunes and the River Niger, and even up a mountain, without spilling a drop despite many distractions, Penda gets a surprise when she arrives at the grasslands to give her father his lunch. 
You Can't Have too Many Friends- When Duck's jellybeans win a prize at the fair, the king comes and "borrows" some but after much time passes Duck, accompanied by many of his friends, arrives at the castle to get them back. 

Meanwhile, Back At the Ranch- In 1870, Tulip Jones, a wealthy, self-reliant widow from England, acquires the By-Golly Gully Ranch in Texas and soon finds herself saddled with 1000 suitors.

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