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SCLS has a collection of approximately 65 Big Books. Libraries lending them to other agencies are responsible for them and they must be checked out to the library. Other libraries also have big books listed in this section of LINK. Please see the instructions for placing holds on Big Books in LINK (SCLS member libraries only).


Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing by Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett (Scholastic, 1970)
The Ants To Marching by Alan and Lea Daniel (Wright, 1992) and Cassette
Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown (HarperCollins, 1956)
Bread, Bread, Bread by Ken Heyman (Mulberry, 1989)
The Bremen Town Musicians by Pamela Baldwin Ford (Troll, 1979)
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina (Scholastic, 1940)
The Circus Is In Town by Claude Belanger (Shortland, 1988) and Cassette
Corduroy by Don Freeman (Scholastic, 1968)
Crocodile Beat by Gail Jorgensen and Patricia Mullins (Rigby, 1988)
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs by Byron Barton (HarperCollins, 1989)
Down By The Bay by Alan Daniel (Wright, 1990) and Cassette
The Eensy Weensy Spider by Alan Daniel (Wright, 1990) and Cassette
The Enormous Watermelon by Brenda Parkes (Rigby, 1986)
Feathers For Lunch by Lois Ehlert (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990)
Freight Train by Donald Crews (Mulberry, 1978)
Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London (Puffin, 1992)
The Gingerbread Man by Brenda Parkes (Rigby, 1984)
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown (Scholastic, 1947)
Green Bananas by Pam Neville (Rigby, 1984)
Hats Hats Hats by Ken Heyman (Mulberry, 1989)
Have You Seen My Cat? by Eric Carle (Scholastic, 1987)
Have You Seen My Duckling? by Nancy Tafuri (Scholastic, 1984)
I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson (Puffin, 1988)
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff (Scholastic, 1985)
In The Tall Tall Grass by Denise Fleming (Henry Holt, 1991)
It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles G. Shaw (HarperCollins, 1947)
I've Been Working On The Railroad by Alan and Lea Daniel (Wright, 1993) and Cassette
The Jacket I Wear In The Snow by Shirley Neitzel (Mulberry, 1989)
Jump, Frog, Jump by Robert Kalan (Scholastic, 1981)
The Little Red Hen by Brenda Parkes (Rigby, 1984)
Make Way For The Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (Puffin, 1941)
The Mitten by Jan Brett (Scholastic, 1989)
More Spaghetti, I Say! by Rita Golden Gelman (Scholastic, 1977)
Munching Mark by Elizabeth Cannoard (Rigby, 1984)
My Five Senses by Aliki (HarperCollins, 1962)
Old MacDonald Had A Farm by Alan and Lea Daniel (Wright, 1993) and Cassette
Over In The Meadow by David A. Carter (Scholastic, 1992)
Pancakes, Pancakes! by Eric Carle (Scholastic, 1990)
Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert (Harcourt Brace Jonvanovich, 1988)
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr. (Regent, 1991)
Red Riding Hood by James Marshall (Puffin, 1987)
Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins (Scholastic, 1968)
The Sandwich That Max Made by Marcia Vaughan (Rigby, 1989)
Sea Life (Educational Insights, 1990)
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain by Alan Daniel (Wright, 1990)
Sitting In My Box by Dee Lillegard (Puffin, 1989)
Sleepy Bear by Lydia Dabcovich (Puffin, 1982)
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats (Scholastic, 1962)
The Springtime Rock and Roll by Joy Cowley (Rigby, 1989)
Strega Nona by Tomi dePaola (Scholastic, 1975)
The Surprise Party by Pat Hutchins (Aladdin, 1969)
Swimmy by Leo Lionni (Scholastic, 1963)
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel (Henry Holt, 1968)
This Is The Place For Me by Joanna Cole (Scholastic, 1986)
Thump, Bump Tiny the Dancing Hippo by Janet Craig (Troll, 1988)
Thump, Thump, Rat-a-Tat-Tat by Gene Baer (HarperCollins, 1989)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Scholastic, 1969)
When the Circus Comes To Town by Brenda Parkes (Rigby, 1989)
Where Have You Been? by Margaret Wise Brown (Scholastic, 1952)
Who Is The Beast? by Keith Baker ((Harcourt Brace Jonanovich, 1991)
Who's In The Shed? by Brenda Parkes (Rigby, 1986)
Why Mosquitoes Buzz In Peoples Ears by Verna Aardema (Puffin, 1975)
The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins (Scholastic, 1974)
The World In A Supermarket by Rozanne Lanczak Williams (Creative Teaching Press, 1996)

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