Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library

Written by Julie Gassman and illustrated by Andy Elkerton

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A child brings a dragon to the library and learns a valuable lesson--libraries and dragons do not mix.

One Cool Friend

Written by Toni Buzzeo and illustrated by David Small

From New York Times bestselling author Toni Buzzeo and Caldecott Medal winning illustrator David Small, comes a cool tale about an unlikely friendship. On a spontaneous visit to the aquarium, straight-laced and proper Elliot discovers his dream pet: a penguin. When he asks his father if he may have one (please and thank you), his father says yes. Elliot should have realized that Dad was probably thinking of a toy penguin, not a real one… Clever illustrations and a wild surprise ending make this sly, silly tale a kid-pleaser from start to finish.

Madeline Says Merci

Written and illustrated by John Bemelmans Marciano

Madeline loves adventure and is not afraid of mice. She loves winter, snow, and ice. And she also knows the secret to being polite is simply to be kind to others. With help from her friends—Miss Clavel, the girls, and even Pepito—Madeline introduces basic ideas such as please and than you, sharing, cleaning up, and so much more. With charming illustrations and humorous verse, this new book will be treasured by Madeline fans of all ages.

How to Grow a Dinosaur

Written by Jill Esbaum

Good news- Your mom's hatching a baby! Bad news- Babies take their sweet time. And when the baby finally hatches? He's too little to play! He mostly screeches, eats, burps, sleeps, and poops. He doesn't even know he's a dinosaur! That's where you come in. You can teach the baby just about everything--from peek-a-boo to roaring to table manners to bedtime. Growing a dinosaur is a big job, but you're perfect for it. Why? Because one thing your baby brother wants more than anything . . . is to be just like you. With silly kid-humor and sincere, moving moments, this new-sibling book is a perfect combination of funny, reassuring, and truly useful. It captures the excitement and joy of getting to guide a little brother or sister through life, and uses big laughs, great surprises, and gentle lessons to empower kids in how to be a great sibling and role-model to littler ones. Great for family reading and reading aloud.

The Giggly Guide of How to Behave

Written and illustrated by Philippe Jalbert

Mind your manners! There's more to good manners than just saying "please" and "thank you"! With 44 simple rules on how to behave, and how not to behave, this giggly guidebook shows you exactly what it means to have good manners, and what happens when you don't follow the rules of good behavior... Kids and their parents will giggle their way through this clever and colorful guide on polite behavior, and are sure to want the companion book on how to behave at school, too!

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Written and illustrated by Laurie Keller

Mr. Rabbit wonders if he will be able to get along with his new neighbors, who are otters, until he is reminded of the golden rule.

The Giggly Guide of How to Behave at School

Written and illustrated by Philippe Jalbert

Mind your manners! Wondering what to expect on your first day of school? With 44 simple rules on how to behave, and how not to behave, at school, this giggly guidebook shows you exactly what it means to be the perfect student, and what happens when you're not... Giggles are sure to ensue, and kids and their parents will surely want the companion book of how to behave, too!

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Written by Beth Bracken and illustrated by Richard Watson

Pete is terribly rude, but when his family begins acting just like him, he begins to realize that manners are important.

Miles McHale, Tattletale

Written by Christianne C. Jones and illustrated by Elina Ellis, Christianne C. Jones

Miles McHale is a tattletale. And everybody knows it. But he's not the only one who needs help, so his teacher decides: it's time to fight the Tattle Battle! But will Miles figure out the right time to tell a grown-up about another person's behavior, or is he doomed to be a tattletale forever?

Do Not Take Your Dragon to Dinner

Written by Julie Gassman and illustrated by Andy Elkerton

A child discovers that when dining out, you really should not bring your fire-breathing dragon--far better to practice his dining etiquette at home.

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