Stories: "Inviting Jason": A little boy doesn't want to invite Jason for his birthday party. Jason has dyslexia. "The Night of the Leonids", a touching story about a grandson and grandmother, and what happens when comet show of every 33 1/3 years comes by. "Camp Fat" which may not be well-received by fat children. A little girl quickly learns a lesson to stay thin at summer camp. "Momma at the Pearly Gates": a black girl's mother tells of a school experience of her own, where she outshone a white girl.
Join Little Critter® as he learns why it's important to be thankful for what he has--not to be upset about what he doesn't. Since 1975, Mercer Mayer has been writing and illustrating stories about Little Critter® and the antics he stumbles into while growing up. Tommy Nelson is thrilled to bring this beloved brand to the Christian market with the Inspired Kids line of faith-based books featuring Little Critter.In Being Thankful, Little Critter isn't gettinganything he wants. Gator gets cool brand-new sneakers, while Little Critter is stuck with his boring blue ones. Tiger's dad has a boat--but not Little Critter's dad. And even at the ice cream shop, Little Critter can't enjoy his chocolate ice cream cone because he would rather have a huge ice cream sundae instead. But on a trip to the farm, Grandma shows Little Critter why thankfulness is so important and helps make any situation seem so much happier.Based on Psalm 107:1, this book will show children what gratitude is and why we should be thankful for all of the blessings God has given us.Features & Benefits:Little Critter® brand has humorously portrayed issues kids face for almost 40 yearsFaith-inspired message shows kids how to be thankful for the things they haveMore than 150 million Little Critter books sold
Fall is an exciting season in Critterville! Every year, Little Critter and his family take a trip to one of the most beloved events in Critterville--the Fall Festival. From picking apples and taking hayrides to choosing the perfect pumpkin, no wonder everyone loves this time of year. The Fall Festival is a simple story--perfect for emergent readers who are eager to join Little Critter on a fun adventure. An I Can Read Book.
Chubby Lewis, the timid but dauntless hero of The House with a Clock in Its Walls, returns in an even scarier tale of magic and mystery. Investigating the contents of Grandfather Barnavelt's ancient trunk, Lewis and Uncle Jonathan discover an old coin. Lewis hopes it's an amulet whose magic will protect him from bullies. Together with his new friend Rose Rita, he performs a test to find out the coin's power--but neither Lewis nor Rose Rita is prepared for the astonishing and sinister events that follow.
Little Critter is going green! Little Critter#xAE; learns that planting his own garden is a lot of fun and a lot of work. But the result-a green, green garden-is something he can cherish and enjoy. Young readers will love this heartwarming new addition to the I Can Read! Little Critter series. With easy-to-read text and colorful art, Little Critter: A Green, Green Garden is the perfect story for little readers everywhere.The garden is planted. Little Critter is waiting ... and waiting. Finally, there are plants. Will Little Critter get some to eat, or will deer gobble them up?
Little Critter enjoys Easter candy from the Easter bunny and goes on an Easter egg hunt.
I just forgot, to pick up the paper, take off my boots, eat 3 cookies and brush my teeth. What did I remember?
Little Critter isn't allowed to anything he wants to do; he gets mad and decides to run away, but then he gets to go with his friends and play baseball.
Join Little Critter® as he learns why it's important to tell the whole truth--and not just part of it.Since 1975, Mercer Mayer has been writing and illustrating stories about a little ball of fur named Little Critter and the antics he stumbles into while growing up. Thomas Nelson is thrilled to bring this beloved brand to the Christian market with the launch of Inspired Kids, a new line of faith-based books featuring Little Critter.Little Critter thinks that sometimes it's easier to tell part of the truth instead of the whole truth. In this second book in the Inspired Kids line, Little Critter learns quickly that lying has consequences and that telling the truth, no matter how hard, is always the right thing to do.
In this hilarious picture book, which includes picture descriptions, Little Critter plans to help his Mom. He meant to fix breakfast ... He tried to mop the floor ... and he might have gotten his bath had the storm not come! Little Critter ends his day perfectly, though. Other books by Mercer Mayer are available from Bookshare. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.
When Little Critter goes to the dentist, he has some unusual experiences. He sees a girl with wires all over her teeth; he sits in a chair that reminds him of a spaceship; and a grown-up asks him to spit! An excellent book for parents and children to read together before a first trip to the dentist.
Little Critter and his dad go camping. They build a campfire, go fishing, tell ghost stories, and have lots and lots of fun. Other books about Little Critter are available from Bookshare.
Spend a day at the park with brother and little sister.
The story begins: We went to the city, just me and my mom. Mom gave me some money to buy tickets for the train. I wanted to help Mom get on the train but the steps were too high. So Mom helped me instead. But when the conductor came by, the tickets were gone. So Mom paid the conductor some more money. Other books about Little Critter are available from Bookshare.
Tub time is fun time with Little Critter! Children will discover the secrets of having good, clean fun as they enjoy the antics of Little Critter in his warm and cozy bath. Full color.
Little Critter can't find his baseball mitt. Could it be in the treehouse? Not there! Oh! no! Where is it? Other books by Mercer Mayer are available from Bookshare.
Uh-oh, Dad needs help!When Dad is locked in the basement, Little Critter knows just what to do. He picks up the phone to dial three numbers. The firemen arrive in just a few minutes to rescue Dad . . . but they can't stay long to share in the excitement. They have another job to do. Join Little Critter as he shares his 9-1-1 smarts! Other books about Little Critter are available in Bookshare's library.
For very young readers, Little Critter builds a snowman, visits Santa, wraps presents, and celebrates the Christmas season.
A little mouse who is teased for being the smallest and for playing an acorn drum is singled out to give a gift to the very special child who has been born in a nearby stable.
With her quick thinking Liza Lou manages to outwit all the haunts, gobblygooks, witches, and devils in the Yeller Belly Swamp.
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