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Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don't Do Bedtime! By Cate Berry, Charles Santoso, Balzer & Bray, May 8, 2018. Penguin and Tiny Shrimp DO NOT have a bedtime story to share with you. There are no soft beds or cozy covers here. There are fireworks And shark-infested waters. This book will never make you sleepy. Not at all. Not even a little. . .
Jen Betton, HEDGEHOG NEEDS A HUG Putnam/Penguin, When Hedgehog wakes up feeling down in the snout and droopy in the prickles, he knows a hug will make him feel much better. But none of his animal friends are eager to wrap their arms around Hedgehog's prickles, and he's too smart to fall for Fox's sly offer. Then Hedgehog gets a surprise: Another animal in the forest is feeling exactly the same way.
Sterling has always wanted a home, but no home has ever wanted him. So when the Butlery Cutlery Company advertises “free shipping to homes around the world,” Sterling is determined to become the best fork ever! He's delivered on time and undamaged to the Gilbert family’s front door. Sterling is not, however, what the Gilberts ordered. But he may be exactly what they need.
I AM FAMOUS, Tara Luebbe, Illustrated by Joanne Lew Vriethoff, Albert Whitman, March 2018. Kiely’s family has treated her like a star her entire life. It's exhausting being famous, but someone has to do it! She even gets to perform a big song at her grandfather's birthday. When she messes it up, she's worried she's lost her audience forever, but it turns out that no one is as loyal as her fans who love her.
LOVE, MAMA, Jeanette Bradley - Macmillan/Roaring Brook. When Mama penguin goes on a trip, Kipling knows she’ll return home soon—yet he still can’t help but miss her. After all, Pillow Mama won’t read, Picture Mama won’t laugh, and Snow Mama is too cold to cuddle. But when Kipling receives a special delivery from Mama, he knows that no matter where she is, he is always loved.