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Ivan the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine Applegate

Ivan the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla

The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta.

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Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana by James Dean

pete the cat and the bbad banana

Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and vows never to eat bananas again, even though he generally likes the fruit.

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You Are Not My Friend But I Miss You by Daniel Kirk

you are not my friend but i miss you

A sock monkey becomes angry with a stuffed dog while they are playing and declares they are no longer friends, but soon learns that he may not have been a good friend, either.

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Peter Loves Penguin by David McPhail

peter loves penguin

On a snowy day, Peter takes his stuffed penguin and throws snowballs, makes a snowman, and comes back inside for hot cocoa.

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Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett

sam & dave dig a hole

Sam and Dave are sure they will discover something exciting if they just keep digging their hole.

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Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers

once upon an alphabet

From an Astronaut who's afraid of heights, to a Bridge that ends up burned between friends, to a Cup stuck in a cupboard and longing for freedom, this series of interconnected stories and characters explores the alphabet"

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Born in the Wild: Baby Mammals and their Parents by Lita Judge

born in the wild baby animals and their parents

Depicts common mammalian traits through illustrations to explain how numerous animal and human babies share many of the same needs.

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Merry Christmas Strawberry Shortcake by Mickie Matheis

merry christmas strawberry shortcake

When Strawberry Shortcake steps out to pick up some extra wrapping supplies for her cookie tins, her pets, Pupcake and Custard, break into Strawberry's cookie stash and eat every last crumb. There are no cookies left to give to her friends, and it's too late in the day to buy more supplies-all the shops in Berry Bitty City are closed for the holiday. But then she comes up with a brilliant idea that's bound to make Christmas extra special for all her friends. On Pupcake! On Custard! It's time to save Christmas!

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A Perfectly Messed Up Story by Patrick McDonnell

A Perfectly Messed Up Story

Louie becomes angry when the story in which he appears is ruined by messes from jelly, peanut butter, and other things that do not belong in books.

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Skippyjon Jones Snow What by Judy Schachner

Skippyjon Jones Snow What

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.

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Memoirs of an Elf by Devin Scillian

Memoirs of an Elf

Under Spark Elf's direction, Santa delivers presents in the allotted twenty-four hours only to arrive at the North Pole with a stowaway in the toy bag, a family's beloved dog

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Circle Square Moose by Kelly Bingham

Circle Square Moose

When Zebra and his enthusiastic friend Moose are asked to exit a book about shapes, Moose has other plans.

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