Arthur's new teacher is demanding - assigning homework on the very first day of school. Though resentful of not having it as easy as kids in other classes, Arthur works hard to master spelling and is rewarded for his hard work in the class spelling bee.
Arthur the Aardvark finds it's hard to direct the Thanksgiving play. His classmates forget what to say, their costumes don't fit, and they're going to quit if he can't find someone to be the turkey. Ages 4-8. The pictures are described. A short fun read aloud or alone book. Read more about Arthur, his sister D. W. and his Friends. Bookshare has: Arthur Goes to Camp, Arthur Helps Out, Arthur Loses A Friend, Arthur Lost and Found, Arthur lost in the Museum, Arthur Tells A Story, Arthur Tricks The Tooth Fairy, Arthur and the Dog Show, Arthur to the Rescue, Arthur's April Fool, Arthur's Birthday, Arthur's Chicken Pox, Arthur's Eyes, Arthur's Family Vacation, Arthur's Halloween, Arthur's Mystery Babysitter, Arthur's Reading Race, Arthur's TV Trouble, Arthur's Teacher Moves In, Arthur's Teacher Trouble, Arthur's Tree House, Arthur's Underwear, D. W.'s Guide To Good Manners, D. W. Flips, D. W. Go To Your Room, Glasses for D. W. and more.
Arthur is the only one in his class who hasn't yet lost a baby tooth. Will his loose tooth ever fall out?
Arthur tries to find a quiet place to read his new Bionic Bunny comic book. He ends up reading it in a tree!
It all started while Arthur was watching The Bionic Bunny Show... When Arthur sees the commercial for the amazing doggy Treat Timer, he knows it's the perfect thing for his puppy, Pal. He can't get it out of his mind--in fact, every time he turns around, another ad is staring him in the face! Arthur's attempt to earn money just gets him into more trouble. Arthur's TV trouble gets worse before it gets better. Will Arthur and his family ever find a solution? Stay tuned.
No matter how much Buster reassures him, Arthur keeps having nightmares that he'll forget to put his pants on before going to school. So he and Buster devise a number of schemes to keep him from falling asleep. After all, he can't have bad dreams if he doesn't go to sleep! Or can he? This hilarious twenty-fifth Arthur Adventure is sue to strike a chord with adults and children alike.
Who is Arthur's secret admirer? It is a real mystery. It might be Fern. It could be Buster playing a joke. Or maybe even Francine. She is always teasing Arthur. Arthur hopes it is the new girl, Sue Ellen. Whoever it is makes Arthur's life miserable ... until Arthur neatly turns the tables, proving that he knows how to take a joke and play one as well. Marc Brown has created an irresistible sequel to the ever popular Arthur's Eyes and Arthur's Nose.
ATTITUDE OVER APTITUDE. EFFORT OVER ACHIEVEMENT. CHARACTER OVER TALENT. For families, educators, corporations, and communities, The Biggest Job We'll Ever Have is nothing less than a new paradigm for reconnecting education with core values. With more than thirty-five years' experience at Hyde, an organization of internationally known, award-winning schools and programs, Laura and Malcolm Gauld argue persuasively that true education for our children springs not just from seeking good grades and achievements but from reestablishing a true commitment to character, attitude, and a sense of purpose. The Hyde program emphasizes ten core beliefs -- the school's 10 Priorities -- that address how families can find the right balance between character and achievement. The results have been nothing short of astonishing: Children of all abilities and from every background have succeeded far beyond any expectations of them, both personally and academically, thanks to what they and their families have learned at Hyde. Unlike other education books that focus on the child, The Biggest Job We'll Ever Have focuses on a child's primary teacher -- the parent. The Gaulds explain that parents have an enormous impact on how their children approach education and life. They describe how parents can enhance their children's education by improving family dynamics and introducing honesty into all aspects of family life. And they detail the 10 Priorities clearly and logically, so that any family can embrace them. But that's only part of this book's appeal. Perhaps its true power comes from the dozens of Hyde parents and students who willingly share their own remarkable stories -- honest, funny, sad, moving, provocative -- that attest to the transformational power of the Hyde philosophy. Being a parent and a child today isn't easy; so much that we thought was important simply is not. As parents and educators, Laura and Malcolm Gauld believe that the way to motivate kids and build stronger families is to focus on identifying what is truly important. In The Biggest Job We'll Ever Have, they do exactly that.
Arthur's little sister, D.W., has her doubts about the gymnastics class she's taking. She's pretty sure she's better than most of the kids in the class. But when it's time to learn how to do a forward roll, she learns how hard it can be and how much practice it takes to really become good at it. Worse yet, Emily is better at flips than is D.W., and Emily knows it.
When Mom sends D.W. to her room, ten minutes seem like forever. At first D.W. sulks, but as the time crawls by, she starts to worry. What if she starves? What if her family doesn't love her anymore? What if she's stuck in her room for the rest of her life? Every minute, D.W. imagines a wild new scenario as she waits out her punishment. Then an unexpected visitor comes to her rescue. . . . In this seventh D.W book, Marc Brown turns a universal childhood experience into a hilarious adventure with his unique blend of humor, warmth, and insight.
Arthur doesn't think D.W. can behave perfectly for a day. He dares her to try it, and she does. During her perfect day, she learns cool things about how good manners can help. She even thinks it's almost like magic. She gives great suggestions on how to have good manners, and there's a manners quiz at the back of the book for you to try.
Clickity! Clickity! Long green feet! Who is dancing that clickity beat?Lizard is dancing on clickity feet. Clickity! Clickity! Happy feet!Introducing a get-up-and-dance toddler book-so catchy and rhythmic, you'll almost want to sing it.Lindsey Craig's rollicking text features funny sound words (Tippity! Creepity! Stompity! Thumpity!), dancing animals, a singsong beat, and a guessing element just easy enough for preschoolers to anticipate. Marc Brown's artwork is bright, textured, and joyful, a collage of simple shapes for kids to find and name.So grab a partner and tap your feet to this read-aloud picture-book treat.From the Hardcover edition.
Children who are fans of Marc Brown's "Arthur" books and the Browns' Dinosaurs Beware books will be excited for Dinosaurs Divorce, a tale where kind dinosaurs in hard divorce situations assure the readers that their life will be all right. Using cartoon dinosaurs to get their message across, the authors comprehensively address many concerns, such as: how living in two homes is like, why parents get divorces, what will happen to the children.
Author Lindsey Craig teams up with Arthur creator and bestselling artist Marc Brown in a toe-tapping farmyard dance-a-thon--perfect for toddler and preschooler read-alouds. As soon as the sun goes down, the animals are up! ("Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep 'cause they got that beat!") Before long, there's a giant farmyard dance party, complete with funny animal sounds. But what happens when all the racket wakes up Farmer Sue? Here's a colorful bedtime story that begs to be read aloud.From the Hardcover edition.
Arthur's little sister wants to wear glasses like her brother and tries to prove she needs them.
Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From its earliest days as New Amsterdam to the contemporary wonders of Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, and the Empire State Building, to the kid-appealing subway, High Line, and so much more, Marc's rollicking text and gorgeous illustrations showcase what he's come to adore about New York after fulfilling his life-long dream to live in the city he fell in love with during a childhood visit. This is at once a personal story from a beloved children's book creator, a useful primer for first-time travelers on what to see and do with kids in the Big Apple, and a perfect keepsake after a visit. It's also a great gift for anyone who loves New York, the Crossroads of the World. New York! New York! It's a heckuva town!From the Hardcover edition.
Are you are afraid of monsters?Do they make you shiver and shake and shut your eyes really tight at night?Welcome to the Little Shop of Monsters! Do you want a SNEEZER? A TICKLER? Or one of the CREEPIEST monsters of all? Come on in and choose your favorite, if you dare (before one of them chooses YOU!).<P><P>Renowned children's book creators Marc Brown and R.L. Stine join forces for the very first time--in Stine's picture book debut--with a tale that is monstrously good fun. With a narrative voice reminiscent of The Monster at the End of this Book, but with Stine's signature spooky charm and Brown's wildly imaginative illustrations, this is sure to be a new Halloween favorite--and a spooky good time all year round.
Fingers ready?Fingers set?Fingers play!It's time for Playtime Rhymes-a treasury of twenty favorite finger rhymes compiled and illustrated by the bestselling and beloved artist Marc Brown for the enjoyment of young and old. From the clever Whoops! Johnny and funny Do Your Ears Hang Low? to the irrepressible Itsy-Bitsy Spider and rousing Wheels on the Bus, these are rhymes to say and sing aloud, each with pictorial instructions for the correlating finger movements.An interactive experience at its very best, Playtime Rhymes will get little hands wiggling, jiggling, pointing, pounding, bending, stretching, and dancing as children animate the rhymes, pore over the vibrant pictures, and share the fun with family and friends.
Winter weather is keeping children from visiting the zoo. So the animals are out of sorts--listless, grumpy, and no longer fun. All except two little friends, a very small hippo and a baby kangaroo. Their hip-hopping, toe-tapping, and rap-rocking soon has the other animals joining in the hip-aroo beat. "Racoons danced in pairs, baboons danced in troops, and snakes joined the dancers as live hula-hoops." Children's favorite songs get a funny new spin--seals bark out "The seals on the bus go round and round"--as the animals create their very own musical.Young readers and listeners will be amazed and delighted at how the animals chase the winter doldrums by getting along as friends, pooling their talents, and pushing themselves to new heights. After all, these are the same clever animals who learned to read in Judy Sierra's and Marc Brown's Wild About Books, an award-winning New York Times #1 bestselling picture book. ZooZical is sure to inspire some "can do" fun in kindergarten and primary grades.From the Hardcover edition.
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