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More new children's books

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Listed below are more children's books purchased with a grant from the Green/Taylor Early Childhood Council. These books are currently available at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • "Chicken Little" written by Rebecca Wimberley and Ed Emberley. A fresh and funny spin on a time-honored classic.
  • "The Red Hen" written by Rebecca Emberley and Ed Emberley. Very bright and eye-popping images in this old story.
  • "Just in Time Abraham Lincoln" written by Patricia Polacco. Once again, beloved storyteller Polacco brings history to vibrant life, this time an important moment during the Civil War.
  • "Piggy Pie Po" written by Audrey and Don Wood. Three little stories about Piggy Pie Poe.
  • "A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea" written by Michael lan Black. This story will show you exactly why a pig parade is a terrible idea.
  • "Rip Squeak and His Friends" written by Susan Yost-Filgate. This story is a magical tale of laughter, friendship, and play.
  • "City Dog Country Frog" written by Mo Willems. This is a beautiful picture book about friendship
  • "The Bears We Know" written by Brenda Silsbe. Every neighborhood has its black sheep, but this one has bears. They sleep late every day, and their house is a mess. They don't go to school and they never have to work.
  • "Big Bear Hug" written by Nicholas Oldland. A light-hearted contemporary fable that tells us the awesome power of a hug.
  • "Big or Little" written by Kathy Stinson and Toni Goffe. When you're young, it can be tough to figure out if you're a little or big kid. Still in demand after 25 years, this children's classic is back with revised text and fresh new illustrations that are fun for everyone, big or little.
  • "Lots of Spots" written by Lois Ehlert. Another unique book by Ehlert that spotlights the spots and the stripes of earth's creatures.
  • "Kindergarten Day China & USA," a flip-me-over book written by Trish Marx and Ellen B. Senisi. Spend a day with a kindergarten class from New York, USA. Flip the book over and enter a classroom in Beijing, China as a new school day starts.
  • "Families in Many Cultures" written by Heather Adamson. This story describes and illustrates families in many cultures.
  • "Pecan Pie Baby" written by Jacqueline Woodson. There's always room for a sweet addition to the family.
  • "Up We Grow, a Year in the Life of a Small Local Farm" written by Deborah Hodge. This book will inspire a new appreciation of the importance of small local farms.
  • "Suki's Kimono" written by Chieri Uegaki and Stephane Jorisch. Suki's very favorite thing is her blue cotton kimono. Suki is going to wear it on her first day back to school no matter what anyone says.
  • "When It's Six O'clock in San Francisco, a Trip Through Time Zones" written by Cynthia Jaynes Omololu. There are few books for children about this specific topic, and this one adequately covers the concept.
  • "Math Counts Patterns" written by Henry Pluckrose. A picture book of patterns for young children.
  • "This is the Way" written by Charles Fuge. This story invites kids on an imaginative journey with a little boy and some friendly animals. The trip is full of rhythm, rhyme and color - perfect for reading aloud and gazing at again and again.
  • "Happy Valentine's Day Curious George" written by N.D. Angelo. Fold-out flaps on each scene reveal lively Valentine surprises in this book.
  • "Beautiful Oops!" written by Bamey Saltzberg. When you think you have made a mistake, think of it as an opportunity to make something beautiful.
  • "My Father is Taller than a Tree" written by Joseph Bruchac. This picture book captures heartwarming moments shared between thirteen diverse father-and-son pairs.
  • "Say Hello" written by Rachel Isadora. A little girl greets people in her neighborhood in many different languages.
  • "H is for Home Run, a Baseball Alphabet" written by Brad Herzog.
  • "One World One Day" written by Barbara Kerley. From dawn to dark many people in many places share one world, one day.
  • "Millie the Millipede" illustrated by Rebecca Elliott. Learning colors is delightful with Millie the Millipede. Each time you turn a page, she munches on a new, colorful treat.
  • "First Snow in the Woods" on DVD. This heartwarming, hilarious tale is filled with stunning wildlife footage with original music. This DVD is based on the best-selling children's book "First Snow in the Woods" written by Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick.

Come in and check out some of these great children's books. Even adults can enjoy the beautiful illustrations.