Children's Picture Books for the Young at Heart

Olivia

By Ian Falconer

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The delightful, feisty porcine heroine Olivia is constantly on the move: building towering sand castles, imitating Jackson Pollack’s paintings on her bedroom wall, or negotiating the number of books at bedtime.
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Owliver

By Robert Kraus

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Although each of Owliver's parents has ideas for what he should do when he grows up and they expose him to lessons and experiences of various kinds, Owliver makes his own decision about what he is going to be, and it's neither a doctor nor a lawyer!

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The Library

By Sarah Stewart

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Elizabeth Brown loves to read more than anything else, but when her collection of books grows and grows, she must make a change in her life.

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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

By Jon Scieszka

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This book is a riotous romp through fairy-tale-land that will have readers clutching their sides happily ever after. Sample title: "The Princess and the Bowling Ball."

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The Wizard, the Fairy and the Magic Chicken

By Helen Lester, illustrated by Lynn Munsinger

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Three unlikely friends learn how to work together. Typical of this book is the fact that the magic chicken's wand has a pickle on it.... It's a hoot!

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Tough Cookie

By David Wisniewski

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When his friend Chips is snatched and chewed, detective Tough Cookie sets out to stop Fingers.

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Uncle Andy's

By James Warhola

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The author describes a trip to see his uncle, the soon-to-be-famous artist Andy Warhol. We suspect that you will learn a few things about Warhol that you might never have suspected. Fascinating!

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