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Tellers of Stories & Tales

Noted & Award Winning Tales Organized In Themes By Virtue, Trait & Topics


Dream Themed Storytelling - TRAITS


TRAITS

Artistic, Fashionable, Individualistic, Self Expression, Uniqueness



TRAITS

Artistic


ABC3D

by Marion Bataille- 2008

Roaring Brook Press

Pop-up work of art.

Best Pop-Up Books


Anno’s Journey

by Mitsumasa Anno - 1980

Puffin

Trek through history and art finding hidden things in populated villages.


Art Dog

by Thacher Hurd - 2004

HarperCollins

Arthur Dog is a guard at a art museum but a superhero off hours.

Allie Lamb


The Art Lesson

by Tomie De Paola - 1989

Puffin Books

Artistic individuality goes against the rules of school.

storybookreadalong


The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse

by Eric Carle - 2011

Philomel

Let out the artist inside readers.

Simply the Story


Bad Day at Riverbend

by Chris Van Allsburg - 1995

Houghton/HMH

This crime solving western mystery solves a puzzle about a coloring book.

Pachion Carlson


The Big Orange Splot

by Daniel Pinkwater - 1977

Scholastic

A family goes against the grain using artistic expression & diversity to solve a house color problem.

Jennifer Veneracion


Chalk

by Bill Thomson - 2010

Scholastic

3 Kids drawings come to life with rainy day magical chalk.

Laura Di Placido


The Day the Crayons Quit

by Drew Daywalt - 2013

Philomel

Crayons on strike upset a boy who wants to color.

Lawson's Dad the Actor


Dimity Dumpty: The Story of Humpty’s Little Sister

by Bob Graham - 2006

Candlewick

Humpty's shy sis rescues him when he falls doing graffiti.

Rebecca Waddington


Draw!

by Raúl Colón. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman.

A boy makes friends on a journey powered by his imagination and his sketch books.


Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building

by Christy Hale. (written & illustrated) - 1996

Lee & Low

Kids drawings mirror shown structures in this poetic architecture book.

Mollie Baumann


The Egg Tree

by Katherine Milhous - 1950

Aladdin

Easter tale at grandma's house highlighting an artistic task to completion.

Storytime Bunnies


Elephants Can Paint Too!

by Katya Arnold - 2005

Atheneum Books or Simon & Schuster/Anne Schwartz.

This nonfiction book highlights real elephant art and facts.

Jenni Balderson


Flashlight

by Lizi Boyd. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Chronicle Books

A boys flashlight in the woods discovers hidden art.

kathryn bylsma


Frida

by Jonah Winter, Illus. by Ana Juan - 2002

Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine

The biography of Mexican folk artist, Frida Kahlo.

The Teacher's Library


Gallop!: A Scanimation Picture Book

by Rufus Butler Seder- 2007

Workman Publishing Company

Murals that come to life.

Nana's Story Time


Garden of Abdul Gasazi

by Chris Van Allsburg - 1979

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Surreal artistic book.

Carmen Eckard


Grandma’s Gift

by Eric Velasquez. (written & illustrated) - 2010

Walker

A visit to the museum opens self-discovery for a Puerto Rican boy who wants to be an artist.


Green

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. (written & illustrated) - 2012

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter.

A creative look at the shades of the color green, that connects page to page using cutouts.

YTV


Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson - 1955

HarperCollins

Worlds created by crayons.

Grandma's House


Hippopposites

by Janik Coat - 2010

Harry N. Abrams

The opposite pairing of different looking hippos.

Katie's Bookshelf - Classroom


How Do Dinosaurs Learn Their Colors

by Jane Yolen - 2006

Blue Sky Press

Dinos are used to teach kids their colors.

Alphabet Teacher


I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!

by Karen Beaumont- 2005

HMH Books for Young Readers

Painting his whole world & himself.

The Story Chair with Cris


I Love Colors

by Margaret Miller - 1999

Little Simon

A book to help babies with size, shape and color recognition.

Butters' Autism Journey


Imagine a Day

by Sarah L Thomson - 2005

Atheneum Books

This book where anything is possible has no plot but mixes surrealism and optical illusions.

Nicole Sommerfeld


In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

by Professor Alan Schroeder - 2009

Lee & Low Books

Augusta Savage bio.


The Iridescence of Birds: A Book about Henri Matisse

by Patricia MacLachlan. Illus. by Hadley Hooper - 2014

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

A bio of the artist Henri Matisse showing his early art & influences.

Elizabeth Murphy


Ish

by Peter Reynolds - 2004

Candlewick

Art is defined in many ways in this inspirationaly creative love story.

ATeacher Reads


Leaf Man

by Lois Ehlert, - 2005

Harcourt

This book helps kids artistically look at found objects and create their own Leaf Men.

Denise Jackson


Liang and the Magic Paintbrush

by Demi - 1980

Square Fish

Greed has consequences after a magician's magic paintbrush gets into a boys hands.

PuppetryinPractice


Lines that Wiggle

by Candace Whitman, Illustrated by Steve Wilson- 2009

Blue Apple Books

This rhyming art book shows different variations of lines to make kids explore concepts & develop imagination.

Rachael Astorga


Linnea in Monet’s Garden

by Cristina Bjork and Lena Anderson - 1987

R & S Books

Kids learn impressionism and Monet as they travel to Paris.


Little Blue and Little Yellow

by Leo Lionni - 1959

HarperCollin

Colors become friends and mix into different shades and colors.

amanda lee


Little Oh

by Laura Krauss Melmed, Illus. byJim LaMarche- 1997

HarperCollins

This Japanese folk tale is about an origami girl that comes alive and gets lost.


Mouse Paint

by Ellen Stoll Walsh - 1989

HMH Books

3 white mice take a dip in some paints and mix primary colors to create secondary colors.

Lauren Olson


Moving Blocks

by Yusuke Yonezu. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Michael Neugebauer/Minedition

Guess and find vehicles in colored tangram blocks, like trains, buses and even a ship.


My Name is Georgia

by Jeanette Winter - 1998

Harcourt Brace/Silver Whistle/HMH Books

A bio of artist Georgia O'Keeffe whose individuality and creative journey graced us all.

Mt Bethel Art


The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

by Barb Rosenstock, Illus. by Mary Grandpré - 2010

Knopf/Random House

Bio of abstract artist Vasily Kandinsky who saw the world in a different way by experiencing colors as sounds.

Larisa Nickell


Olivia

by Ian Falconer - 2000

Atheneum Books

Artistic fashion crazed pig gal.

Lauren Sambuco


The Origami Master

by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer - 2008

Albert Whitman & Company

A talented bird is captured and forced to create origami, but an orgami key frees his imprisonment and saves a friendship.


The Paper Dragon

by Marguerite W. Davol, Illus. by Robert Sabuda - 1997

Atheneum Books

An artist overcomes fear of a dragon using love, ingenuity, artistic vision and creativity.

Lisa Neu


The Patchwork Quilt

by Valerie Flournoy - 1985

Dial Book

A family tradition of making a quilt from scraps of old clothes, represents every member of the family.

Lee RebelTech


The Pencil

by Allan Ahlberg, Illustrated by Bruce Ingman - 2008

Candlewick Press

A lonely pencil creates a world with a boy and a dog, but they want changes & he almost loses control of the world he created.

Space On The Spectrum


Perfect the Pig

by Susan Jeschke - 1970

Square Fish

A pig wins its wings and befriends an artist who rescues him from an evil man who forces the pig to perform.

Mr. Alicea's Arcade of Knowledge


Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

by Javaka Steptoe - 1971

Little, Brown and Company

An emotional roller coaster about the formative influences on an artist who was eaten alive by NYC.

Miss.Nancy


Rickshaw Girl

by Mitali Perkins, illustrated by Jamie Hogan - 2008

Charlesbridge

A Bangladeshi child, uses her artistic talents to escape rough times.


Sector 7

by David Wiesner - 1999

Clarion Books

Bored cloud factory uses artist to creates new blueprints.

kathryn bylsma


Simon's Book

by Henrik Drescher - 1983

MacAdam/Cage Publishing

Art supplies take over a story of a boy that is threatened by a monster who is redrawn to be friendly.


Sophie’s Masterpiece: A Spider’s Tale

by Eileen Spinelli, illustrated by Jane Dyer - 2001

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Artistic spider.

leh21c


The Squiggle

by Carole Lexa Schaefer, Illus. by Pierr Morgan 1996

Dragonfly Books or Crown

A piece of string becomes a fun tool for a creative little girl's imagination.

Grandma "B" Reads with Me


There Was an Old Man Who Painted the Sky

by Teri Sloat - 2009

Henry Holt

A 9 year old discovers ceiling paintings of animals, people and planets in Spain's Altamira Cave.


The Turn-Around, Upside-Down Alphabet Book

by Lisa Campbell Ernst - 2004

Simon & Schuster Books

An optical illusion concept alphabet book that must be turned to discover the images from other perspectives.

Debbie Van Huffel


Viva Frida

by Yuyi Morales, (written & illustrated) - 2014

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

A bilingual bio and celebration of the creativity and imagination of artist Frida Kahlo.

Ted Clements


What Do Illustrators Do?

by Eileen Christelow - 1999

Clarion / HMH Books

A creative instructional graphic novel looking at how 2 illustrators redo Jack & the Beanstalk.

Listen to reading


White on Black

by Tana Hoban - 1993

Greenwillow Books

Easy to focus on simple white picutes of everyday objects on a black background with no text, perfection.


Who Needs Donuts?

by Mark Alan Stamaty - 1973

Knopf Books

A boy befriends a donut collector after hitting the big city looking for donuts in this jam-packed comic styled book.


Zoom

by Istvan Banyai - 1995

Puffin Books

A series of close ups in full zoom mode that is then seen in an un-zoomed perspective.

Caio Volcoff


Fashionable


A Hat for Minerva Louise

by Janet Morgan Stoeke - 1997

Puffin Books

A chicken loves to be outside on snowy days but needs to stay warm so she relies on silly solutions.

Super Bookboy


A Three Hat Day

by Laura Geringer - 1985

HarperCollins

A hat loving man seaches for a woman to walk in the rain together wearing hats.

Mark Curtis


Duffy and the Devil

by Harve Zemach - 1973

Square Fish

A deal with devil for knitted treasures wins a husband.


Ella Sarah Gets Dressed

by Margare Chodos-Irvine - 2003

HMH Book

Kids discover independence from dressing stylishly, no matter how silly or fancy.

WordsAliveLiteracy


Fancy Nancy

by Jane O'Connor- 2005

HarperCollins

Girls who uses fancy words also dresses extravagantly.

Miss Yumi


Fancy Nancy in Room 1-A

by Jane O'Connor - 2012

HarperCollins

Fancy Day at school, encourages Nancy to help the teacher glamorize.

Little Readers


Froggy Gets Dressed

by Jonathan London - 1992

Puffin Books

Froggy wants to play in the snow, but mom always calls him back to add more clothing.

Katie's Bookshelf - Classroom


The Hinky Pink

by Megan McDonald, Illus. by Brian Floca - 2008

Atheneum/Richard Jackson.

A dress for the princess is stalled by Hinky Pink who demands a bed.

Stephanie Kelley


Horray For Hat

by Brian Won - 2014

HMH Books

An elephant is cheered up by a new hat, and he cheers up his friends all day long.

Mr. Pieri Reads Aloud


Jamela's Dress

by Niki Daly - 1999

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

After her moms fabric gets soiled, a photographer saves the day with a second chance.


Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

by Simms Taback - 1999

Viking Books for Young Readers

Making something from nothing, nothing is wasted.

Stories That Build Character And More...


Ladybug Girl Dresses Up!

by David Soman - 2010

Grosset & Dunlap

A girl explores traits and identity by dressing up in costumes.

The Kidds


*Little Mouse Gets Ready

by Jeff Smith, (written & illustrated) -2009

Toon Books

Mom is taking the family to the barn, so little mouse gets dressed by himself.

TOONBooks


Magritte’s Marvelous Hat

by D. B. (Donald B.) Johnson. (written & illustrated) - 2012

Houghton/HMH Books

The floating hat of the Belgian surrealist painter Rene Magritt.

kathryn bylsma


New Shoes, Red Shoes

by Susan Rollings - 2000

Orchard Books

A girl with a love of shoes & rhyming, explores colors, patterns, opposites and similar things.


New Socks

by Bob Shea - 2007

Little, Brown Books

A new pair of socks give a chick confidence to go down the big kids slide & talk to the President.

Aaron Carlin


Not That TuTu!

by Michelle Sinclair - 2013

Robin Corey Books

A girl insists on one particular piece of clothing which starts with her pink tutu.


Olivia

by Ian Falconer - 2000

Atheneum Books

Artistic fashion crazed pig gal.

Lauren Sambuco


The Purple Coat

by Amy Hest - 1986

Aladdin

A girl wants something new and different instead of the same yearly navy coat that is always made by her grandpa.

Thomas Moore


Shoe-la-la

by Karen Beaumont- 2013

Cartwheel Books

A girls imagination creates perfect party shoes.

Latoya Ponder


This Is Not My Hat

by Jon Klassen. (written & illustrated) - 2012

Candlewick

Stealing has consequences, as shown by a small fish grabing a hat and trying to hide in the weeds.

Storytime with Ryan and Craig


What Can You Do with a Rebozo?

by Carmen Tafolla, Illus. by Amy Cordova - 2008

Tricycle Press/Ten Speed Press

A Mexican woven shawl is seen from multiple perspectives, imaginations & values.

The Teacher's Library


Individualistic


A Hat for Minerva Louise

by Janet Morgan Stoeke - 1997

Puffin Books

A chicken loves to be outside on snowy days but needs to stay warm so she relies on silly solutions.

Super Bookboy


The Art Lesson

by Tomie De Paola - 1989

Puffin Books

Artistic individuality goes against the rules of school.

storybookreadalong


Duck at the Door

by Jackie Urbanovic - 2007

HarperCollins

Max leaves the flock to stay put for winter, but he gets cold and needs help.

The Third Parent Academy


King Bidgood is in the Bathtub

by Audrey Wood, ill. Don Wood - 1985

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The king tries to to everything he needs to do while he stays in his favorite place, the bathtub.

ReadToMeDad


Little White Rabbit

by Kevin Henkes, (written & illustrated) - 2011

Greenwillow Books

A rabbit that loves to pretend explores and changes nature using his imagination.

Space On The Spectrum


Mama Cat Has Three Kittens

by Denise Fleming - 1998

Square Fish

One kitty likes to sleep when his siblings are playing, and wide awake and ready to go when they are sleepy.

Nana's Story Time


Mr. Pusskins: A Love Story

by Sam Lloyd - 2006

Atheneum

A grumpy cat tries to live independently of his owners affection but the alley doesn't feel like home.

mysingalongsong


Mrs. McBloom, Clean Up Your Classroom!

by Kelly Dipucchio - 2005

Disney-Hyperion

Clean up time for a retiring hoarding teacher with a 50 year old clutter problem.

Lee RebelTech


My House

by Delphine Durande - 2007

Wingedchariot Press

Rooms of the house are filled with strange characters whose names make them very interesting.


No Two Alike

by Keith Baker - 2010

Beach Lane Books

Similar paired things are shown to be individual, different & unique even though quite similar looking.

Bookbuddy


The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

by Barb Rosenstock, Illus. by Mary Grandpré - 2010

Knopf/Random House

Bio of abstract artist Vasily Kandinsky who saw the world in a different way by experiencing colors as sounds.

Larisa Nickell


Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

by Eric Litwin, Created andIllustrated by James Dean - 2012

HarperCollins

An independent cat keeps singing without worry when things go wrong, he even keeps his cool after loosing a button.

Ms. Michelle's Storytime


The Purple Coat

by Amy Hest - 1986

Aladdin

A girl wants something new and different instead of the same yearly navy coat that is always made by her grandpa.

Thomas Moore


Two Eggs Please

by Sarah Weeks - 2003

Atheneum Books

Eggs are alike on the inside, but like people and personalities can be different on the outside.


Violet the Pilot

by Steve Breen - 2008

Dial Books

An underdog story about a girl mechanical genius and her airshow adventures with her doggy.

SusanDalyMH


Waiting

by Kevin Henkes. (written & illustrated) - 2015

HarperCollins/Greenwillow.

5 friends sit on a window, they are stuffed animals who wait patiently for what each of them has wished for.

YTV


Wow! Said the Owl

by Tim Hopgood - 2009

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A symphony of colors is discovered by an owl who stays awake to see the world during the daylight hours.

Funlearn


Self Expression


A Book

by Mordicai Gerstein. (written & Illustrated) - 2009

Roaring Brook

A writer searches for story ideas for a book.


The Art Lesson

by Tomie De Paola - 1989

Puffin Books

Artistic individuality goes against the rules of school.

storybookreadalong


The Big Orange Splot

by Daniel Pinkwater - 1977

Scholastic

A family goes against the grain using artistic expression & diversity to solve a house color problem.

Jennifer Veneracion


Ella Sarah Gets Dressed

by Margare Chodos-Irvine - 2003

HMH Book

Kids discover independence from dressing stylishly, no matter how silly or fancy.

WordsAliveLiteracy


Exclamation Mark

by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Illus. by Tom Lichtenheld - 2013

Scholastic Press

An emphatic exclamation point finds excitement from different from boring old periods.

The StoryTime Family


Fancy Nancy Spectacular Spectacles

by Jane O’Connor - 2010

HarperCollins

After her friend gets fancy glasses, Nancy wishes for weaker eyes.

Tallulah Skya


Froodle

by Antoinette Portis. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

Animals make different silly noises in different silly languages until a bird gets sillier.

Grandma Annii


Grandma’s Gift

by Eric Velasquez. (written & illustrated) - 2010

Walker

A visit to the museum opens self-discovery for a Puerto Rican boy who wants to be an artist.


The Iridescence of Birds: A Book about Henri Matisse

by Patricia MacLachlan. Illus. by Hadley Hooper - 2014

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

A bio of the artist Henri Matisse showing his early art & influences.

Elizabeth Murphy


Little White Rabbit

by Kevin Henkes, (written & illustrated) - 2011

Greenwillow Books

A rabbit that loves to pretend explores and changes nature using his imagination.

Space On The Spectrum


Max Found Two Sticks

by Brian Pinkney - 1994

Aladdin

A boy uses self-expression to make music everywhere.

Sky Campbell


My First Baby Signs

by Linda Acredolo - 2002

HarperFestiva

This informational communication book is a sign language guide for babies.

Tae Won Yu


My Name is Georgia

by Jeanette Winter - 1998

Harcourt Brace/Silver Whistle/HMH Books

A bio of artist Georgia O'Keeffe whose individuality and creative journey graced us all.

Mt Bethel Art


Not That TuTu!

by Michelle Sinclair - 2013

Robin Corey Books

A girl insists on one particular piece of clothing which starts with her pink tutu.


The Origami Master

by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer - 2008

Albert Whitman & Company

A talented bird is captured and forced to create origami, but an orgami key frees his imprisonment and saves a friendship.


Pinky and Rex and the School Play

by James Howe - 1998

Simon Spotlight

Friends disagree but stay buddies even when one doesn't get the part they want in the school play.


Sidewalk Flowers

by JonArno Lawson.Illus. by Sydney Smith - 2015

Groundwood Books

A girls little acts of kindness giving out flowers, smiling & waving keeps this wordless story active.

ZaraZoha Shah


The Squiggle

by Carole Lexa Schaefer, Illus. by Pierr Morgan 1996

Dragonfly Books or Crown

A piece of string becomes a fun tool for a creative little girl's imagination.

Grandma "B" Reads with Me


Time for Bed, Spot

by Eric Hill - 2004

Warne

A untired dog dreams to be a pirate and a cowboy not to get ready for bed, but toys & imagination gets tiring.

Kid's Story Time


The Very Quiet Cricket

by Eric Carle - 1990

Philomel Books

A newborn cricket is just waiting to grow up to chirp, communicate & socialize with others insects and creatures.

Joshy's Storytime


Viva Frida

by Yuyi Morales, (written & illustrated) - 2014

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

A bilingual bio and celebration of the creativity and imagination of artist Frida Kahlo.

Ted Clements


What Do We Do With the Baby?

by Rick Walton - 2008

HarperCollins

An interactive book that generates hugs, kisses, bouncing, tickles and peek-a-boo opportunities.


What Will Fat Cat Sit On?

by Jan Thomas - 2007

HMH Books

Using this books goofy interactive question-answer format you'll have enthusiastic kids screaming no.

Yo! It's Story Time


Who Wants a Hug?

by Jeff Mack - 2015

HarperCollins

A skunk plans backfire after he uses smelly fish & rotting garbage to scare away a bear who loves to hug.

Faith's Toy Reviews


Uniqueness


Aaaarrgghh! Spider!

by Lydia Monks - 2004

Houghton Mifflin,

A spiders clever webs makes its wish come true to be a family pet.

Sam Moser


Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle

by John Abbott Nez - 2009

Putnam

A fourteen year old flys from 1907-1910 in homemade bicycle and motor flying airships.


Ella Sarah Gets Dressed

by Margare Chodos-Irvine - 2003

HMH Book

Kids discover independence from dressing stylishly, no matter how silly or fancy.

WordsAliveLiteracy


Flat Stanley

by Jeff Brown - 1964

HarperCollins

This first book in the series explains how he got flat.

Readers are Leaders


Froodle

by Antoinette Portis. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

Animals make different silly noises in different silly languages until a bird gets sillier.

Grandma Annii


Frog Went A-Courtin'

by John Langstaff - 1955

HMH Book

This adaptation of a Scottish folksong about a frog who marries a mouse.

funstuff2007


Hippopposites

by Janik Coat - 2010

Harry N. Abrams

The opposite pairing of different looking hippos.

Katie's Bookshelf - Classroom


The Junkyard Wonders

by Patricia Polacco - 2010

Philomel Books

A girl is sent to a special school, but is amazed at the great teacher she finds.

Kristy Morton


Madlenka’s Dog

by Peter Sis - 2002

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

After her parents deny her a dog, she walks an imaginary dog around town.

Sam Paterson


Martha Speaks

by Susan Meddaugh - 1992

HMH Books

A bowl of alphabet soup makes a smart dog converse and tell people what it really thinks.

Big Papa Scott


Mommy, Mama and Me

by Lesléa Newman.Illus. by Carol Thompson - 2009

Tricycle

Explore the family units of same-sex parents and how they love and care for their kids.

Elizabeth Fisher


The Most Amazing Creature in the Sea

by Brenda Z. Guiberson.Illus. by Gennady Spirin - 2015

Henry Holt and Co

Vampire Squid, Box Jellyfish, Barreleye Fish, Leatherback Sea Turtle, Angler Fish, Leafy Sea Dragon & more.


Mouse and Mole: Fine Feathered Friends

by Wong Herbert Yee. (written & illustrated) - 2009

Houghton/HMH Book

Friends problem solve their dilema of scaring away the birds they want to watch, using dress up.


Move!

by Steve Jenkins - 2006

HMH Books

A book about how different animals move, each animals has two ways, the latter links the next animal.

Kristi Bailey


Mrs. Marlowe's Mice

by Frank Asch - 2007

Kids Can Press

Intimidating cat police check a kind hearted cat librarian who secretly harbors mice in her home.


My Beak, Your Beak

by Melanie Walsh - 2002

HMH Books

Using interactive elements kids can learn how various paired animals are similar and different.


My Cat, the Silliest Cat in the World

by Gilles Bachelet - 2004

Harry N. Abrams

A silly baby elephant behaves like a playful kitty & even sleeps on the TV set.

Story Time With Erin


My Life With The Wave. Based On The Story by Octavio Paz

by Catherine Cowan, Translator and adaptor. Illus. by Mark Buehner - 1997

HarperCollins /Lothrop, Lee & Shepard.

A boy coexists with nature and his obsessions by taking waves and clouds as his pets.


New Shoes, Red Shoes

by Susan Rollings - 2000

Orchard Books

A girl with a love of shoes & rhyming, explores colors, patterns, opposites and similar things.


No Two Alike

by Keith Baker - 2010

Beach Lane Books

Similar paired things are shown to be individual, different & unique even though quite similar looking.

Bookbuddy


No Yeti Yet

by Mary Ann Fraser - 2015

Peter Pauper Press

A Yeti hunt by brothers discovers a Yeti tracking them, it ends with all of them sharing hot chocolate together.

Mr. Pieri Reads Aloud


Only One You

by Linda Kranz - 2006

Cooper Square Publishing Llc

There is only one you in the world.


The Origami Master

by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer - 2008

Albert Whitman & Company

A talented bird is captured and forced to create origami, but an orgami key frees his imprisonment and saves a friendship.


Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm

by Alice and Martin Provensen - 1974

Aladdin

The quirks, idiosyncrasies, uniqueness & good and bad traits of animals on a farm.


The Paper Crane

by Molly Bang - 1985

Greenwillow Book

A paper crane turns to a real bird and draws customers into a failing restaurant thats on the old road.


Prudence Wants a Pet

by Cathleen Daly, Illus. by Stephen Michael King - 2011

Roaring Brook Press

A determined girl wants a pet so she uses her imagination to create some until her parents give in.

ThePhill68


Puss and Boots

by Ayano Imai - 2009

Minedition

A clever cat helps get his impoverished shoemaker master jobs and overcomes a cunning ogre.


The Red Lemon

by Bob Staake - 2006

Golden Books

A farmer finds that change and difference can be good when a red lemon creates a sweeter version.

Christine Hsu


Silly Suzy Goose

by Petr Horacek - 2006

Candlewick Press

A goose discovers that comformity is safer when a grumpy lion makes her feel vulnerable.

Channel NTmoVies


Thelonius Monster's Sky-High Fly Pie

by Judy Sierra, Illus. by Edward Koren - 2006

Knopf Books

A fly pie is created by a rhyming monster but the flies are still alive and fly off with the pie.

Jenny Bratton


The Top Job

by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel - 2007

Dutton Books

Career day presents fantastic stories about parents jobs but a girls light bulb changing dad tops them all.


What! Cried Granny: An Almost Bedtime Story

by Kate Lum, Illustrated by Adrian Johnson - 1998

Dial

A boy stays with his grandmother but can't sleep until she makes him a bed, pillow, blanket & teddy bear.

Space On The Spectrum


Where's Walrus?

by Stephen Savage, (written & illustrated) - 2011

Scholastic Press

An escaped bored walrus hides from a zookeeper by wearing different hats and using his unique talents.

Elizabeth Lockwood



Wolfsnail: A Backyard Predator

by Sarah C. Campbell, photographs by Sarah C. Campbell and Richard P. Campbell - 2008

Boyds Mills Press

The food chain of this creepy little-known meat eatting predator called the cannibal snail.


The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy

by Beatrice Alemagna. (written & illustrated). Tr. by Claudia Zoe Bedrick - 2015

Enchanted Lion Books

A girls imagination and determination goes wild looking for a fluffy little squishy present for moms birthday.


Yoko

by Rosemary Wells- 1998

Disney-Hyperion

A kittens sushi lunch makes her classmates teasing focus on her uniqueness & cultural differences.

ThePigNetwork


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