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Speculative Fiction Books for Preschool- Grade 3

Speculative Fiction

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Cake Girl

In this bedazzling picture book for all seasons, a Witch is once again alone on her birthday. So she uses her powers to bake a Cake Girl to act as her servant...

"...In this bedazzling picture book for all seasons, a Witch is once again alone on her birthday. So she uses her powers to bake a Cake Girl to act as her servant.... In this bedazzling picture book for all seasons, a Witch is once again alone on her birthday. So she uses her powers to bake a Cake Girl to act as her servant for the day. She tells Cake Girl to sing and dance—and do all the housework! “And then,” says the Witch, “I’ll eat you.” But Cake Girl proves to be too clever a confection for s..."

David Lucas David Lucas

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Roaring Brook Press

Ghosts in the House!

JUST THE RIGHT MIX OF SWEET AND SCARY for the youngest trick-or treaters At the edge of town lives a clever girl with a spooky problem: Her house is haunted!...

"...JUST THE RIGHT MIX OF SWEET AND SCARY for the youngest trick-or treaters At the edge of town lives a clever girl with a spooky problem: Her house is haunted!.... JUST THE RIGHT MIX OF SWEET AND SCARY for the youngest trick-or treaters At the edge of town lives a clever girl with a spooky problem: Her house is haunted! Luckily, she happens to be a witch and knows a little something about taking care of ghosts. She catches them, puts them in the washing machine, airs them out to dry, and gives th..."

Kazuno Kohara Kazuno Kohara

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Henry Holt and Co.

Jeremy Draws a Monster

Alone in his room, Jeremy draws amonster. But then themonster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of...

"...Alone in his room, Jeremy draws amonster. But then themonster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of.... Alone in his room, Jeremy draws amonster. But then themonster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of themonstrous nuisance.He entertains his unwanted guest all day, but enough is enough. Jeremy finally draws him a bus ticket out of town! With a sure artistic touch and more than a dose ..."

Peter McCarty Peter McCarty

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Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

The Treasure Bath

Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the bubbles in the bathtub? Embark on a magical journey with a little boy as he explores a creature-filled world...

"...Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the bubbles in the bathtub? Embark on a magical journey with a little boy as he explores a creature-filled world.... Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the bubbles in the bathtub? Embark on a magical journey with a little boy as he explores a creature-filled world beneath the sea. This wordless picture book for the very young is full of imagination and surprise. Never has bath time been such a thrilling (and soapy!) adventure.. ..."

Dan Andreasen

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Roaring Brook Press

When a Monster Is Born

When a monster is born, there are two possibilities... each episode in this comical story presents a choice between absurd alternatives ("Either it sits...

"...When a monster is born, there are two possibilities... each episode in this comical story presents a choice between absurd alternatives ("Either it sits.... When a monster is born, there are two possibilities... each episode in this comical story presents a choice between absurd alternatives ("Either it sits quietly and does its homework . . . or it eats the Principal"), followed by an equally absurd--and frequently unexpected-- outcome ("If it sites quietly, that's that. But if it eats the Pri..."

By Sean Taylor and Nick Sharratt

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Roaring Brook Press

When a Monster Is Born

When a monster is born, there are two possibilities... each episode in this comical story presents a choice between absurd alternatives ("Either it sits...

By Sean Taylor and Nick Sharratt

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