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Poor Furlie Cat is afraid of absolutely everything, including his own shadow, so he practices some scary faces and growls in order to become the neighborhood bully
By Berniece Freschet and Betsy Lewin (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688059187 | William Morrow & Co, March 1, 1990, cover price $3.98 | About this edition: Afraid of almost everything, Furlie Cat becomes a bully scaring everyone else until the night he is trapped in a tree.
9780688059170 | William Morrow & Co, May 1, 1986, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Afraid of almost everything, Furlie Cat becomes a bully scaring everyone else until the night he is trapped in a tree.

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As dawn slides into morning, the birds and animals of the garden become excited about Bluejay's allegedly stolen peanuts.
By Berniece Freschet and Carol Newsom (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688040475 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1985, cover price $3.98 | About this edition: As dawn slides into morning, the birds and animals of the garden become excited about Bluejay's allegedly stolen peanuts.

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Recounts the birth and growth of a young raccoon, describing her lessons in climbing, hunting, swimming, fishing, and running from danger

Library:

9780399611490 | Putnam Pub Group, May 1, 1984, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Describes the life of a baby raccoon from her birth in May to the beginning of her first winter which she spends in a cozy den with her mother and two siblings.

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Young readers will learn much about the life of the watersnake in this story about a young boy's frustrated attempts to catch one for his school science project

Hardcover:

9780684161129 | Encore Editions, October 1, 1983, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: Two boys plan to catch the watersnake that lives in the pond for their science project, but the snake has other ideas.

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Tells the story of a young wood duck from birth to adulthood and shows the variety of dangers ducks face in the wilds

Library:

9780399611919 | Putnam Pub Group, March 1, 1983, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Describes the development and day-to-day activities of a wood duck from birth to mating.

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When the quietest, sleepiest, most timid cat in Boston is catnapped, a ransom note is sent to Bernard the mouse.

School and Library:

9780684171579 | Atheneum, October 1, 1981, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Bernard, the detective mouse, and Tiger II, the outside cat, team up to unravel the catnapping of Catnip, the house cat, and must tangle with the mean Alley Cat gang

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Describes the first months of life of Bear Baby and his sister.

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9780399611513 | Putnam Pub Group, March 1, 1981, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: After they are born, Black Bear Baby and his sister are dependent on their mother, but as time passes, they grow and learn in a story of a little bear's first months

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Through the summer, a family of five raccoons hunts, fishes, and swims with only one thing in mind--food

School and Library:

9780684162539 | Atheneum, April 1, 1980, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Recounts a raccoon family's usual activities--gathering food and avoiding predators--from spring to fall.

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While searching for her little red hen who is missing from the hen house Henrietta encounters a rooster, two goats, three ducks, four frogs, and other animals

Hardcover:

9780399206696 | Putnam Pub Group, February 1, 1980, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Henrietta encounters animals in various numerical groupings as she searches for her little red hen.

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Follows the adventures of a young moose who, after a little growing up, decides to go out and explore the wonders of nature on his own

Library:

9780399611469 | Putnam Pub Group, October 1, 1979, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Describes the birth and growth to maturity of a moose.

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Bernard goes to England to help his cousin, Foster, a Scotland Yard inspector, apprehend a gang of jewel thieves

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9780684159317 | Atheneum, November 1, 1978, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: An enterprising Bostonian mouse assists his cousin, a Scotland Yard inspector, in apprehending a gang of jewel thieves.

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Presents the life of a baby possum from his birth into his mother's pouch to his first experience 'playing possum', after which he is on his own.

Library:

9780399611056 | Putnam Pub Group, July 1, 1978, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Describes the birth of Possum Baby, the youngest of nine brothers and sisters, and reveals his early fear of the nighttime world and his experiences learning to hunt and defend himself

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Elephant's friends join together to help repay his wisdom and kindness.

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9780684155302 | Atheneum, February 1, 1978, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Elephant leads his friends to a new home where they will have food and water and his friends return the favor by scaring away hunters who are after Elephant

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Porcupine Baby feels very brave with his newly hard and sharp quills, but comes up against a determined and clever fox

Library:

9780399611018 | Putnam Pub Group, December 1, 1977, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Describes the first month in a baby porcupine's life as he learns to hunt for food and defend himself.

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While Mother Bear sleeps, Little Black Bear steals away for his first solo adventure.

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9780684151274 | Atheneum, July 1, 1977, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A black bear cub goes for his first walk by himself and goes from adventure to adventure to some buzzing trouble

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Things that first seem ugly may turn out to be beautiful as the reader will see in this story of how the dromedary got her hump

School and Library:

9780684148533 | Atheneum, April 1, 1977, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Relates how the camel got such a long neck and why she lifts her head so high.

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Illustrations and text show the life-cycle of a turkey buzzard living and raising its young in New Mexico's Red Hills

Library:

9780399609916 | Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 1976, cover price $6.59 | About this edition: Discusses the characteristics and habits of the turkey buzzard.

Bernard sets out to see the world and ends up seeing the whole thing--from the moon.

Hardcover:

9780684146713 | Encore Editions, September 1, 1976, cover price $2.49 | About this edition: A restless young mouse named Bernard, fascinated by enticing place names, embarks on a journey to visit those places

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Narrates the first year of a pair of grizzly cubs in the mountain country of Montana

School and Library:

9780684143330 | Atheneum, September 1, 1975, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Describes the first year in the life of a bear cub as he learns that survival is not easy.

A lizard has several close calls while sunning himself on a rock.

School and Library:

9780684144061 | Atheneum, August 1, 1975, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A desert lizard basks and basks on a rock in the warm sun in spite of all the surrounding threats to his safety

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Examines various creatures that visit Muskrat Marsh in the course of the year in search of food and shelter

School and Library:

9780684137483 | Atheneum, March 1, 1974, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Describes the life of the marsh creatures as the seasons change.

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Records the struggle of a mother field mouse to gather food for her family during a winter day.

School and Library:

9780684133201 | Atheneum, September 1, 1973, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A meadow mouse faces many challenges as she hunts to provide food for her small babies

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The adventures of a group of ants journeying home teach children to count from one to ten
By Berniece Freschet and Stefan Martin (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780684132501 | Atheneum, March 1, 1973, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: In numerically changing formations, the ants march out of the earth, up a hill, and across a meadow to a picnic.

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Traces the first few days in a baby skunk's life as he learns to hunt for food and defend himself.

Hardcover:

9780690741933 | Ty Crowell Co, February 1, 1973, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Traces the first few days in a baby skunk's life as he learns to hunt for food and defend himself.

Follows the activities of a female spider as she builds her web and traps insects for food
By Roger Duvoisin (illustrator) and Berniece Freschet

School and Library:

9780684129563 | Atheneum, October 1, 1972, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A little spider spins her web to catch food while the animals around her carry on their food-gathering activities.

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