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Billywise by Judith Nicholls. Illustrated by J Cockcroft. Bloomsbury Children’s Books.

Children of the Earth . . .Remember, by Schim Schimmel, NorthWord Press.

Day Breaks, by Bethea verDorn. Illustrated by Thomas Graham. Arcade Publishing.

The Flower Fairy Books by Cicely Mary Barker. Penguin Books.

Half a Moon and One Whole Star by Crescent Dragonwagon. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Alladin Press.

Hush Little Baby and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Sylvia Long. Chronicle Books.

In for Winter, Out for Spring. Poems by Arnold Adoff, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

Moonbathing by Liz Rosenberg, illustrated by Stephen Lambert. Harcourt Brace.

More Night by Muriel Rukeyser. Paintings by Symeon Shimin. Harper and Row.

On the Day You Were Born by Debra Frasier. Harcourt Brace and Company.

Owl Babies by Martin Waddell. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. Illustrated by Lohn Schoenherr. Philomel Books.

Polar Slumber/Sueño Polar by Denis Rockhill. Raven Tree Press.

A Quiet Place by Douglas Wood. Illustrated by Dan Andreason. Simon and Schuster

Talking Like the Rain: A Read-to-Me Book of Poems. Selected by X.J. Kennedy and Dorothy M. Kennedy. Illustrated by Jane Dyer. Little, Brown and Company.

The Whale’s Song by Dylan Sheldon. Paintings by Gary Blythe. Dial Books

Wild Wild Sunflower Child Anna by Nancy White Carlstrom. Illustrated by J Pinkney.

And Here’s to You! by David Elliot. Illustrated by Randy Cecil. Candlewick Press.

Dawn by Uri Shulevitz. Farrar, Straus and Giroux/A Sunburst Book.

Everybody Needs a Rock by Byrd Baylor. Illustrated by Peter Parnall. Alladin Books.

I Love Our Earth
by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson. Photographs by Dan Lipow.

I Love the Rain
by Margaret Park Bridges. Illustrated by C Davenier. Chronicle Books

Small Cloud
by Arianeand Annie Gusman. A Chinaberry Classic, Walker and Company.

There is a Flower at the Tip of My Nose Smelling Me
by Alice Walker. Illustrated by Stephanie Vitale. Harper Collins Books for Children.