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  • Do you like listening to and reading stories for kids? There are lots of illustrated children's stories for kids of all ages.

    Living Green

    Living Green - A Turtle's Quest for a Cleaner Planet -- tired of seeing the land he loves cluttered with trash, Thurman the turtle decides it's time to take action.

     

    Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! - When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon!


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    Sweeping Beauty - Sweeping Beauty is a Most Amazing Storyc celebrating all kinds of farm animals.

     

    The Kissing Hand - School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary.

         

    Good-Night-Gorilla

    Good Night Gorilla - It's bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who's that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin?

     

    Do You Want to Be My Friend? - "Do you want to be my friend?" asks a little mouse of a horse, a peacock, an alligator, and others in this charming story.


    If-You-Dont-Go-to-Bed

    If You Don't Go to Bed - Lily doesn't want to go to bed and a bunch of crazy things happen to her because of it. But she wakes up the next day all back to normal after a good night's rest.

     

    Harold and the Purple Crayon - Armed only with an oversized purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of beauty and excitement. But this is no hare-brained, impulsive flight of fantasy.

         

    Ladybug-Girl-and-Bingo

    Ladybug Girl and Bingo - Lulu and her dog Bingo the basset hound are best friends. Whenever they play outside, Bingo always stays close by Lulu’s side.

     

    Star Wars Books - This is the STAR WARS Books Read Along "Book & Record" or "Book & Tape" that many of us grew up with in the early 80s.


    Pinkalicious Pink Around the Rink

    Doc McStuffins Book - Doc loves popping bubbles with her friends Emmie and Alma, but when their toy Bubble Monkey runs out of bubble soap, there are no bubbles to pop.

     

    Octonauts Book

    Grouchy Ladybug Story - Progressing through a series of brilliantly colored die-cut pages, a bad-tempered braggart becomes a nicer, happier, better-behaved bug.

         

    Octonauts Book

    Octonauts Book - The story follows the path of the adorable, underwater Octonauts who come under attack from a sad, lonely monster and later help the creature find others like it under the sea.

     

    The Frog Prince - An ugly frog helps a princess find her lost ball. In return, she must let the frog live with her in her palace. But can a princess ever live with a frog?


    Gingerbread Man - "Run, run, as fast as you can! You can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!" , screamed the little man at whomever he met on his way.

     

    Harry the Dirty Dog - Harry is a white dog with black spots who loves everything.. except baths. So one day before bath time, Harry runs away.

         

    Go Train Go - Thomas is taking the judge to the train show, but things keep slowing him down!

     

    The Rescuers Down Under - Bernard is trying to pop the question to Bianca when they're summoned to Australia, where a young boy has been kidnapped by a pallid, gray-faced poacher.

     


    Llama Llama Red Pajama - In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama!

     

    Sasha the Squirrel - Cute story about a squirrel doesn't know what happened to the nuts she buried.

         

    Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes - Nancy is thrilled to be making cupcakes for the bake sale! But will she remember to follow all of Mom's directions?

     

    • Toy Story Book - Cowboy doll Woody is Andy's favorite toy, and as part of that comes the privilege of being the leader of all the other toys.
         

    Wizard of Oz Story - Follow the adventures of young Dorothy Gale and her dog, Toto, as their Kansas house is swept away by a cyclone and they find themselves in a strange land called Oz.

     

    The Tiger Who Came to Tea - When the doorbell rings unexpectedly one afternoon, Sophie and her mummy can’t imagine who might be there. Much to their surprise, a tiger with a very large appetite has come to tea! What will they tell Daddy when he returns home and finds all the cupboards bare?


    Goodnight Moon - In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room -- to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to themittens and the kittens, toeverything one by one -- the little bunny says goodnight.

     

    Black Beauty Book - One of the best loved animal stories ever written, the dramatic and heartwarming Black Beauty is told by the magnificent horse himself, from his idyllic days on a country squire's estate to his harsh fate as a London cab horse.

         

    The Ugly Duckling Story - The story of how a little bird endures the abuses and miseries as he was growing up not realizing he would mature into a beautiful swan. It’s a great tale about personal transformation for the better.

     

    The Little Engine That Could - "I think I can! I think I can!" This well-loved classic tale of the Little Blue Engine who isn't afraid to try has and will continue to inspire and entertain generations of children.


    Where the Wild Things Are - When Max is sent to bed without supper, he sails off to a world inhabited with weird creatures. He becomes king of all wild things--until he misses his real home.

     

    How'd That Get There? - 'How'd That Get There' is a story about a small dog who loves to hide things and a young boy who discovers that everything has its journey.

         

    Guess How Much I Love You - When Big and Little Nutbrown Hare show off how much they love each other, don't you wish you could watch them stretch out their arms, hop as high as they can, and tumble upside down with their feet in the air?

     

    Goldilocks and the Three Bears - In this beloved tale, the three bears are in for quite a surprise when they return home and realize that a curious girl has made herself at home in their cottage.


    10 Little Pigs - Everyone has heard the story of the 3 little pigs. Here is an updated funny version about the 10 little pigs.

     

    Sid the Seed - Children's book story that is engaging with beautiful illustrations.

         

    Are You My Mother? - A baby bird is hatched while his mother is away. Fallen from his nest, he sets out to look for her and asks everyone he meets -- including a dog, a cow, and a plane -- "Are you my mother?"

     

    The Princess and the Bee - The Princess and the Bee is a Most Amazing Story. This fairytale is part of Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read.


    Cinderelephant - Cinderelephant retells the story of Cinderella with a focus on animal feet! It's just right for Pre-K kids... and you, too!

     

    Jack and the Green Sock - The Story of Jack and the Green Sock Pre-K is part of Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read Pre-K FUNdamentals and is designed for children ages 3 to 4.

         

    Little Red Writing Hood - Little Red Writing Hood is fun take on Little Red Riding Hood.

     

    Cosmo the Boat Cat - This magical bedtime story is about Cosmo the Cat, who like all self-respecting cats does not like getting wet.

         

    Octonauts Protect - Protect! Drive straight into the exciting and beautiful underwater world with the Octonauts.

     

    The Very Hungry Catepillar - The very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book—and right into your child's heart.


    Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book

     

    The Rainbow Fish - Rainbow Fish, "the most beautiful fish in the entire ocean," refuses to share his prized iridescent scales--which, indeed, flash and sparkle like prisms as each page is turned.

         

    Octonauts Explore - The Octonauts are a crew of cute animals who love to explore the big blue ocean.

     

     


    Trunky Takes a Trip

    • Trunky Takes a Trip - Children's story about a young elephant named Trunky who decides to visit the jungle.
     

    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he'll ask for a glass of milk.

         

    Thumbelina

    Thumbelina - Soon after being born from a fiery red flower, Thumbelina is kidnapped from home

     

    The Giving Tree

    The Giving Tree - In Shel Silverstein's popular tale of few words and simple line drawings, a tree starts out as a leafy playground, shade provider, and apple bearer for a rambunctious little boy.

         

    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - The tiny town of Chewandswallow was very much like any other tiny town except for its weather which came three times a day, at breakfast, lunch and dinner.

     

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Dr. Seuss's small-hearted Grinch ranks right up there with Scrooge when it comes to the crankiest, scowling holiday grumps of all time.

         

    Little Red Riding Hood

    Little Red Riding Hood - In this beloved tale, Little Red Riding Hood is uneasy when her grandmother looks suspiciously like a sly wolf that she met along the way.

     

    Curious-George

    Curious George - This is George. He lived in Africa. he was a good little monkey, and always very curious.

         

    Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - The 26 characters in this rhythmic, rhyming baby book are a lowercase alphabet with attitude. "A told b, and b told c, 'I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree'"

     

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    Stone Soup - Stone soup? Why, of course, they could make a wonderful soup of stones...but, of course, one must add a carrot or two...some meat...so it went.

         

    Everyone Poops - Retells the traditional tale of Jack and the beanstalk with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy playing major roles.