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Twist and Ernest

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A vain show horse slowly accepts the friendly overtures of a donkey named Ernest, giving him the justice he deserves

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Jenny’s In The Hospital

The best children's books fore-warn chidren about new experiences.
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Jenny's hospital visit gently introduces young readers to the hospital environment and its procedures.

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Arthur’s April Fool

Good children's books teach a fair justice.
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Arthur develops a strategy of April Fools tricks to deal with Binky Barne's threatening behavior.

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Bill’s New Frock

Great children's books show unexpected perspectives & insights.
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Suddenly a girl for a day, Bill experiences the expectations and treatments many girls experience.

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Frog and Toad All Year

Great kids' books have great morals shown in small ways.
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Frog and Toad's friendship copes with winter sledding, spring misunderstandings, summer lessons, failed good intentions, and worry over a late friend at Christmas.

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My Working Mom

Great kids books can present a great general principle in a fantasy example.
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Without being too sentimental, Glassman presents the idea that a woman's family life and career (as a witch) combine to form her overall, good character.

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Owls in the Family

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Billy copes with the amusing problems and boyish adventures of having two owls as uncaged pets.

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Arthur’s Chicken Pox

Arthur is sick in bed. What happens to him?
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D.W. learns not to be amused by another's misfortune when Arthur's chicken pox might prevent him from going to the circus with his family.

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Love You Forever

Some children's books are more for the grown ups, than the kids.
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The love a mother shows her son becomes rather odd as he matures, but her love is both returned and 'passed on' to her grandchildren.

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A Pig’s Book of Manners

Cover Image Pigs Book of Manner suggests manners are for pleasing others.
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Crass Johnny Squelchnose is slow to grasp why a polite and helpful PIG is invited to parties, and he is not.

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