Level D — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Level D

Books About Family and Friends

Big Brother, Little Brother by Penny Dale

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When Little Brother is unhappy, Big Brother always knows why — and makes everything okay. But when Little Brother takes Big Brother’s truck, whose turn is it to cry? Perhaps this time, Little Brother can find a way to set their world right again.


Flora’s Blanket by Debi Gliori

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Flora can’t sleep. Her tummy isn’t sore, and her ears don’t hurt. The problem is far worse. Her blanket is missing. Even though it’s very late, the whole Rabbit-Bunn family jumps into action. A search inside the house turns up nothing. So does one outside. But wait a minute! What’s that lump under Mr. Rabbit-Bunn’s pillow?


Lunch by Denise Fleming

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It’s time for lunch, and one little mouse is famished ! In fact, he’s so hungry that once he starts eating, he can’t stop. He sinks his teeth into a crisp white turnip, gobbles up some orange carrots, devours an ear of yellow corn, then tosses back some tender green peas. He’s full, but this mouse keeps on munching until his bulging belly won’t hold another bite.


Max’s Christmas by Rosemary Wells

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Who comes down the chimney on Christmas Eve to bring presents to good little bunnies? Santa Claus, that’s who! And Max wants to stay up and see him. Max’s bossy, older sister Ruby doesn’t want him to stay awake, but, as always, irrepressible Max has other ideas. He sneaks downstairs to wait for Santa…with unexpected results!


My Family is Forever by Nancy Carlson

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Some families look alike, some don’t. Some families are formed through birth, and some families are formed by adoption. But as the little girl in this heartwarming book makes clear, being a family isn’t about who you look like or where you were born—it’s about the love that binds you together.


My Grandpa is Amazing by Nick Butterworth

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Doesn’t it seem as if grandparents always think of the best games, buy the biggest ice cream cones, and have the most patience? And doesn’t it seem as if they are always on your side when things go wrong? Little wonder, then, that grandparents hold such a special and carefully guarded spot in the hearts of children. There are thousands of grandmothers and grandfathers just like the ones in these warm salutes—grandparents who are amazing and truly wonderful.


Sleepy Dog by Harriet Ziefert

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A dog and his pet cat share good-night kisses and playful dreams until morning wakes them, in this bedtime story for youngest beginning readers.


Books About Everyday Things

Bear in a Square by Sheila Blackstone

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Share the adventures of a big friendly bear as he roams through all sorts of crazy settings, discovering different shapes along his way. Look very closely & you, too, may be able to find squares, circles, triangles, zigzags & even stars cleverly hidden in the pictures.


Bears on Wheels by Stan and Jan Berenstain

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The Berenstain bears ride many wheeled objects.


Cat Traps by Molly Coxe

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Cat wants a snack. Cat sets a trap. Cat gets…in trouble! Simple sentences and snappy illustrations make this a purr-fect first step into the joy of reading.


Cows in the Kitchen by June Crebbin

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Tom Farmer wakes up to mischief in a sprightly read-aloud that children will scramble to participate in. While Tom Farmer naps in the haystack, his animals take over the farmhouse. There are cows in the kitchen, ducks in the cupboard, hens on the hat stand, pigs in the pantry, and even sheep on the sofa! What will happen when Tom Farmer wakes up?


Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert

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An escaped house cat encounters twelve common birds in the backyard but captures only feathers for lunch. Includes bird guide.


Fire Truck by Peter Sis

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Matt loves fire trucks, and one morning when he wakes up, he is a fire truck–right down to his hoses, hooks, and ladders! His wheels and sirens couldn’t be handier for performing many important duties around the house, especially rescuing teetering teddy bears or precariously placed pets.


From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

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What does an elephant do? It stomps its foot. Can you? From the creator of such beloved classics as The Grouchy Ladybug and The Mixed-Up Chameleon comes this interactive story that invites kids to imitate animal movements.


Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathman

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At bedtime, the little gorilla cleverly grabs the zookeeper’s keys and frees a parade of animals to follow the keeper home to bed. The zookeeper’s wife returns them all–or does she?


It’s Too Windy! By Hans Wilhelm

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The family dog finds a clever way to stop Baby’s stroller from rolling away.


My Car by Byron Barton

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My car has wheels. My car has gas. The horn goes beep. Come take a ride.


Quack and Count by Keith Baker

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Slip, slide, leap, and dive with a family of seven lively ducklings as they get ready to fly for the very first time. It’s an adventure little ones will want to recount again and again!


Thesaurus Rex by Laya Steinberg

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This playful dinosaur will “slither, skid, slide and glide” his way into children’s hearts! Encourage children to explore synonyms with the loveably cheeky Thesaurus Rex, who has an irresistible way with words.


This Train by Paul Collicut

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Each page features a vividly colored and detailed painting of a train, and the spreads show how they are different — long and short, fast and slow, old and new. As a bonus, full-color endpapers feature captioned renderings of real-life engine models from all over the world that were the inspirations for the trains depicted throughout the book.