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

Level I

Books by Classic Authors

Arthur’s Birthday Party by Lillian Hoban

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Arthur is having a gymnastics party for his birthday, with prizes for balancing, tumbling, and rope climbing. Arthur is sure that he will win the prize for best all–around gymnast. But his little sister, Violet, and her friend Wilma have been practicing–and they may have a surprise in store….


A Beasty Story by Bill Martin Jr.

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In a dark, dark house, in a dark, dark wood lurks a creepy, beasty . . . BEAST! But don’t be scared–this beast may not be so beastly after all.


How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? By Jane Yolen

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In each playful spread of this read-aloud bedtime book, parents are ready to put their kids to bed – but these youngsters just happen to be dinosaurs!


Little Cloud by Eric Carle

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The story of Little Cloud, who lags behind the other clouds as they drift across a bright blue sky. Little Cloud is too busy changing shapes, becoming a fluffy sheep, a zooming airplane, and even a clown with a funny hat.


Love You Forever by Robert Munsch

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This classic book by Munsch is a gentle affirmation of the love a parent feels for their child–forever.


A Porcupine Named Fluffy by Helen Lester

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A porcupine named Fluffy is happier with his name after he meets a similarly misnamed rhinoceros.


Stanley by Sid Hof

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Stanley is a caveman who is chased away from his home.


Books About Nature

The Animal Boogie by Debbie Harter

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We go sway, sway, boogie, woogie, oogie! We go sway, sway, boogie woogie, oogie! That s the way we boogie through the night!


I Need a Snake by Lynne Jonell

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Robbie says he wants a snake, but his mother won’t allow a snake in the house. After he and his mother look at snakes, Robbie finds a creative way to get his very own snake and keep his mother happy.


Pine Trees by Allen Fowler

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This series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Science: Life Science. Social Studies: Production, Distribution, & Consumption


The Surprise Garden by Zoe Hall

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As the sun’s warmth brings their garden to life, small children watch the small shoots became all kinds of tasty vegetables in eye-catching colors.


A Wood Frog’s Life by John Himmelman

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Examines the life cycle of a Nature Upclose: A Wood Frog’s Life


Books About School and Family

A Day in the Life of a Doctor by Linda Hayward

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Doctor Amy Baker sees patients in her office. A mother brings in her little girl, who is crying. What is wrong?


Don’t Wake up Mama by Eileen Christelow

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The five simian siblings, last seen picnicking in Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree, have decided to bake a birthday cake for Mom. Up at dawn, they dash off to the kitchen, hoping to accomplish their task without waking her.


Dragon’s Merry Christmas by Dav Pilkey

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Dragon has a merry time in the Christmas season, decorating a tree outdoors, making a chocolate candy wreath, and sharing his Christmas gifts with needy animals.


Horse Show by Kate Hayden

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Lucy, Alice, and Jack are getting ready for the horse show. Whose horse will win the ribbon? Find out what happens when the big day arrives!


Leon and Bob by Simon James

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Leon is new in town and doesn’t know anyone. That’s when he makes friends with Bob. No one else can see Bob, but Leon knows he’s there. One day a boy just Leon’s age moves in next door. Leon would like to meet him — as long as Bob comes with him. But suddenly Bob is gone and Leon feels very alone. Is he brave enough to make friends without Bob beside him?


Rex and Lilly School Time by Laurie Krasney Brown

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Dinosaur siblings Rex and Lilly have a busy day in school trading lunches, reading, and taking part in Show and tell.


Shoes, Shoes, Shoes by Anne Schreiber

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A trip to a shoe store reveals an enormous variety of shoes.


Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman

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A blanket that Joseph’s grandfather made him is gradually transformed into many things, from a jacket to a button to the subject of a tender story.