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Evie and Margie
Evie and Margie (2004)
"The little animal girls run the gamut of real human emotions, and lessons about friendship and jealousy that emanate from those feelings give substance to the book . . . a satisfying, well-plotted picture book with a beginning, middle and happy ending." — Booklist, starred review

"Gets to the heart of what isimportant to children." — School Library Journal

"Waber’s characters . . . show their emotions freely, allowing young children to laugh with them without forcing an obvious lesson through mirror images of themselves." — The Horn Book

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Courage
Courage (2003)
"Uncovering an array of triumphs and fears, this is a natural read-aloud likely to spark valuable adult-child dialogue and to help youngsters conquer their own fears." — Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Deceptively eloquent in its simplicity, the book's minimal text and kid-friendly illustrations pack a wallop, teaching kids to value their own accomplishments — an effective strategy in dealing with the feelings of helplessness that often follow trauma." — Minneapolis Star Tribune

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The House on East 88th Street
The House on East 88th Street (1973)
"Illustrations have verve and are a perfect complement to the story. Highly recommended." — School Library Journal

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Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (1973)
"Lyle is as lovable as ever and the story and colored pictures as nonsensical." — Booklist

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Funny, Funny, Lyle


Lyle Finds His Mother
Lyle Finds His Mother (1974)
"Whimsically told and illustrated in the style of the previous Lyle books, it's a lot of fun to read aloud." — School Library Journal, starred review

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Lyle and the Birthday Party
Lyle and the Birthday Party (1966)
"Sprightly text and nonsensical pictures." — School Library Journal

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Lyle at the Office
Lyle at the Office (1994)
"Crocodile fans rejoice! Lyle is back and ready to take on the work world. Totally satisfying." — School Library Journal, starred review

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Lovable Lyle


Lyle at Christmas


Ira Sleeps Over
Ira Sleeps Over (1973)
"An appealing picture book which depicts common childhood qualms with empathy and humor." — Booklist

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Ira Says Goodbye
Ira Says Goodbye (1988)
"A warm, wise, and ultimately reassuring book." — Publishers Weekly

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But Names Will Never Hurt Me


Gina
Gina (1996)
"Another winner from the redoubtable Waber." — School Library Journal

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A Firefly Named Torchy


A Lion Named Shirley Williamson


Fast Food! Gulp! Gulp!
Fast Food! Gulp! Gulp! (2001)
"A satisfying morsel that kids will eagerly devour." — Publishers Weekly

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Do You See a Mouse?
Do You See a Mouse? (1996)
"Readers of all ages will have to smile at the antics of the little rascally rodent who successfully bamboozles one and all in this comic adventure." — Horn Book, starred review

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The Mouse That Snored


Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover Party
Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover Party (1997)
"When Bearsie Bear is just warmly tucked in, there comes a knock at the door. It is Moosie Moose wanting to sleep over. Subsequent knocks reveal Cowsie Cow, Piggie Pig, Foxie Fox, and Goosie Goose. Kindly Bearsie Bear adds them one by one to the now-crowded bed . . . A splendid read-aloud, extremely repetitive and very funny, too: the reader aloud will undoubtedly be joined by a chorus of listeners happily helping the story along its cumulative way." — Horn Book, starred review

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An Anteater Named Arthur


Bernard
Bernard (1996)
"So artfully does Waber end the story that the reader will be caught up in speculations about the fate in store for Bernard." — Publishers Weekly

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Nobody Is Perfick
Nobody Is Perfick (1991)
"Comes very near to being a minor masterpiece, so sure is its understanding of the ingredients which make up life's more humble, quiet desperation. It is a child's book but the eight truths it catalogues are universal in their implications." — New York Times

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You Look Ridiculous
You Look Ridiculous (1973)
"The moral is easy to share — that it's best to be yourself even if you are 'a big, fat, wonderful hippopotamus.'" — Kirkus Reviews

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