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When I Grow Up
When I Grow Up

Mercer Mayer. This is a very cute selection starring Little Critter's little sister. It is her imaginings of what she will be and do when she grows up.
Publisher: Western Publishing Company, Inc; Racine, Wi; 1991.
General Grade Level: Primary.
Other Category: Artwork.




Mrs. Toggle's Class Picture Day

Robin Pulver (Illustrator - R. W. Alley). This is a funny selection in which Mrs. Toggle is having a very bad hair day, on school picture day. The students spend all morning trying to fix Mrs. Toggle's hair, but they all end up with bad hair.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc; New York; 2000.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Judi Barrett (Illustrator - Ron Barrett). This is a strange but humorous selection. The grandpa in it tells the grandkids a story about the town of Chewandswallow where food rains and snows down. The illustrations are fantastic.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc; New York; 1978.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.
Other Category: Artwork.




Paul Bunyan
Paul Bunyan

Steven Kellogg. This selection is a fantastic tall tale about one of America's greatest legends.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc; New York; 1984.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




Moira's Birthday
Moira's Birthday

Robert Munsch (Illustrator - Michael Martchenko). This is a humorous selection about a girl named Moira who wants to invite the entire school to her birthday party. Her parents tell her that she can only invite six kids, but Moira ends up inviting everyone because she doesn't want to leave anyone out. The rest of the story is about how they provide food for everyone, how they clean up, and how they deal with so many gifts.
Publisher: Annick Press ltd, New York, 1987.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




Get out of Bed!
Get out of Bed!

Robert Munsch (Illustrators - Alan and Lea Daniel). This is a humorous selection about a girl named Amy who won't wake up because she stayed up late watching television the night before. No one can wake her up, so her family takes Amy to school in her bed.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc; New York; 1998.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




Alligator Baby
Alligator Baby

Robert Munsch (Illustrator - Michael Martchenko). This is a humorous selection about Kristen's family. Kristen's parents don't make it to the hospital when they are having a baby. Instead, they end up at the zoo. And instead of brining home a human baby, they bring home an alligator baby. Every time they go back to the zoo to get their baby, they end up brining home another animal baby.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc; New York; 1997.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




50 Below Zero
50 Below Zero

Robert Munsch (Illustrator - Michael Martchenko). This is a funny selection about a boy's father who sleepwalks. He always ends up rescuing his father. Finally, he ties his father's big toe to his bed, but then he ends up sleepwalking too.
Publisher: Annick Press Ltd, Toronto, 1986.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




Andrew's Loose Tooth
Andrew's Loose Tooth

Robert Munsch (Illustrator - Michael Martchenko). This selection is about a young boy named Andrew who has a loose tooth and wants it to come out. Apples won't make it come out, string doesn't work, and neither do pliers. Finally. Andrew's best friend, Louis, figures out who to get Andrew's tooth to come out.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc; New York; 1998.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




Hiccup

Mercer Mayer. This funny selection is wordless, except for the hiccups. Two hippos go out in a boat. One gets the hiccups and the other tries to help her get rid of them.
Publisher: Dial Bookds for Young Readers, New York, 1976.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Primary.




Little Critter's Joke Book

Mercer Mayer. This selection is a collection of jokes related to Little Critter and his friends.
Publisher: Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc; New York; 1993.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.
Other Category: Artwork.




Mud Puddle
Mud Puddle

Robert Munsch (Illustrator - Sami Suomalainen). This is a cutely humorous story about a girl named Jule Ann who keeps being jumped on by a mud puddle. Jule Ann figures out how to get rid of the mud puddle, though--with soap.
Publisher: Annick Press Ltd, Toronto, 1982.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




We Share Everything!
We Share Everything!

Robert Munsch (Illustrator - Michael Martchenko). This is a funny selection about a boy named Jeremiah and a girl named Amanda who are just beginning kindergarten. They do not want to share anything, but the teacher says that they have to. Amanda and Jeremiah end up sharing their clothes because the teacher told them that they share everything in kindergarten.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc; New York; 1999.
Other Category: Artwork.
General Grade Level: Intermediate.




Just Me and My Mom
Just Me and My Mom

Mercer Mayer. In this selection, Little Critter and his mom take a trip to the city. They go to the museum, the aquarium, a store, and a fancy restaurant.
Publisher: Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc; New York; 1990.
General Grade Level: Primary.
Other Category: Artwork.




More Spaghetti, I Say! (Hello Reader! Series)
More Spaghetti, I Say! (Hello Reader! Series)

Rita Golden Gelman (Illustrator - Mort Gerberg). This is a funny selection about two monkeys--a boy monkey and a girl monkey. The girl monkey deson't want to play because she's eating spaghetti. She finally gets sick of it and wants to play with the boy monkey, but he's busy eating spaghetti.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc; New York; 1977.
Other Category: Joy.
General Grade Level: Primary.




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