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Sally's stuffed bear Pammy the Panda is turning two, and Sally wants to give her a gift. But what kind of things do pandas like? Enter the Cat in the Hat. His friend Zhu Zhu is a real panda--he's bound to have some suggestions! So off the gang goes to Bamwamabooboo, where Zhu Zhu teaches them about his favorite thing in the world: bamboo! Turns out that bamboo is not only a panda's favorite food, but it's an amazingly strong, lightweight, and flexible kind of grass--like the stuff on your lawn--that's good for building all sorts of things that humans like, too. Almost as much as they like a bargain--like a $3.99 Little Golden Book!
When Nick wants to go on an adventure and Sally wants to go swimming, the Cat in the Hat knows where they can do both--alongside Salmon Sam on her incredible journey up the Swirly Whirly River! Shrunk to the size of salmon and swimming in scuba gear, the Cat and kids join Sam as she swims against the current, jumps up waterfalls, and avoids being eaten by a grizzly bear in her quest to return to the pool of water where she was born to lay her eggs. This Little Golden Book is fine fishy fun for reading on a summer day, and at only $3.99--it's almost as incredible as Sam's journey!
This rhymed retelling of the hit PBS Kids holiday special The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! is bound to become a cherished keepsake. Written in a style reminiscent of Clement Moore's 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, the book retells the story from the Cat's Christmas Eve Party through his various mishaps while attempting to return young reindeer Ralph home in time to pull Santa's sled. Along the way, readers are introduced to a herd of elephants with an uncanny ability to smell water; a pod of dolphins who can communicate across far distances; and a single-minded army of Christmas Island crabs--all of whom demonstrate how working together is the best way to solve a problem, and how being home for the holidays is the best place to be. A perfect gift for fans of the hit PBS Kids TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!--and an ideal choice for reading aloud--this is a book the whole family can enjoy together!
Featuring three Little Golden Books based on the hit PBS Kids' TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, this omnibus makes an ideal gift for holidays, birthdays, and happy occasions of all kinds. In The Thinga-ma-jigger Is Coming Today!, readers are introduced to the cast of the TV show; in Bamboozled, the Cat and Co. visit with a panda and learn about its favorite food (bamboo); and in Born to Run, the gang go swimming upstream with a spawning salmon. Perfect for new viewers of the show--as well as die-hard fans--this is a seasonless gift that will keep on giving!
Curl up and chill out with this winter-themed omnibus including four ebooks based on the hit PBS Kids' TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! With two based on the PBS Kids' holiday special The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! (A Reindeer's First Christmas and New Friends for Christmas), and two based on the TV show (A Long Winter's Nap--a story about hibernation), and Flight of the Penguin (a story about--what else?--penguins), this is a perfect holiday gift that can be enjoyed long beyond the holidays!
When the Cat in the Hat eats Nick's last piece of chocolate, the gang visits the Forest of Coco-a-licious to learn to make their own. There they discover that chocolate is made from cocoa beans which grow on trees--and that the raw beans actually taste pretty awful! Undeterred, the gang help harvest, dry, and roast the beans, separate the cocoa butter and liquids, and cook the mixture with sugar to make the sweet confection we all know and love. A perfectly tasty read for any time of the year, The Chocolate Voyage is ideal for Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween--any time chocolate is on the menu! Fans of the hit PBS Kids' television show The Cat in the Hat Know a Lot About That! will gobble this one up!
Fans of the hit PBS Kids' holiday special The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! can relive the fun over and over with this Step 3 adaptation of the complete episode, written for children who are ready to read independently. From the Cat's Christmas Eve Party (with animal guests from all over the world), through his mishaps while attempting to return a young reindeer home in time to pull Santa's sled, readers will be introduced to a herd of elephants with an uncanny ability to smell water, a pod of dolphins who can communicate across far distances, and a single-minded army of Christmas Island crabs--all of whom demonstrate how working together is the best way to solve a problem, and how being home for the holidays is the best place to be!
The Cat in the Hat goes on a hairy adventure in this leveled reader for independent readers all about--what else?--hair! It's Crazy Hair Day at Sally and Nick's school, and the kids can't pick a style to wear. Curly or straight? Long or short? It's too hard to choose--until the Cat in the Hat arrives with his Wig-o-lator--a machine that allows the kids to "try on" the hairstyles of a yak, a fur seal, and a porcupine, with comical (and educational) results! Written specifically for children learning to read on their own, this Step 3 book is based on an episode of the hit PBS Kids' TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Young readers will flip their wigs over it!
Sally and Nick are playing in the rain--and getting really muddy! So when the Cat in the Hat offers to show them how animals get clean, the kids are keen to find out. But can Sally and Nick really get rid of the mud by taking dust baths, like a sparrow? Or by licking themselves, like a lion? And where are they going to find an oxpecker to pick it off them, like a hippo has? (Besides, oxpeckers tickle!) Maybe there's a better way for a kid to get clean? Based on an episode of the new PBS Kids program The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, this 16-page Pictureback comes with a sheet of adorable stickers featuring all the mud encrusted characters.
When Sally and Nick need to learn about babysitting, the Cat in the Hat takes them to meet an expert: King Cecil the Seahorse! That's because when it comes to having babies, seahorses give birth in a very special way. The mom seahorse puts her eggs into a pouch on the dad, and he carries them there until the babies hatch (in his pouch) and swim out! Perfect for summer reading, nights with the babysitter, Father's Day--any day, really. This Little Golden Book based on an episode of the hit PBS Kids' TV show The Cat in the Hat Know a Lot About That! will keep kids laughing, teach them about a very unique animal, and even inspire conversations about gender roles!
Learn why fireflies flash their lights in this glow-in-the-dark book based on the hit PBS Kids show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Sally and Nick are making shadow shapes when the batteries in their flashlight conk out. Luckily, the Cat knows where they can get some light: from his friend Shimmer, a firefly! But it turns out Shimmer needs some help of her own: her friend Glimmer is in trouble. Fireflies call to each other using unique flashing light patterns, and Glimmer's pattern is all wrong. He needs help--fast! Can the Cat and Co. un-stick Glimmer from a giant spiderweb AND find enough light to put on a shadow show? You bet they can! With glow ink on every other spread and two sheets of glow stickers, this is a fun way to celebrate summer and to spark discussions on how different animals communicate!
Hide-and-seek is a great game, but Nick always finds where Sally is hiding. And that's no fun! Enter the Cat in the Hat. His friend Gecko is an expert at hiding. Maybe Gecko can share some tips with the kids? So off they go to the jungle, where Gecko teaches them how to hide in plain sight--using camouflage! Kids won't be able to hide their delight in this rhymed Step 2 book based on an episode from the hit PBS Kids TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (Step 2 is a Step into Reading title for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with aural and visual cues. Step 2 books have simple stories, basic vocabulary, and short sentences.)
A Step 2 Step into Reading Science Reader based on an episode of the hit PBS Kids TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Join the Cat in the Hat as he takes Sally and Nick on an adventure into space to learn the names of the eight planets in our solar system! Written in rhyme for children who can read with help, this Step 2 book is a great way to introduce beginning readers to basic concepts about space and to support the Common Core State Standards. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. For children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
Fans of the Cat in the Hat have cause to celebrate this holiday season with two stories based on the one-hour PBS Kids' primetime special The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! In A Reindeer's First Christmas, narrator Ralph--a yearling caribou--tells how but for the help of the Cat in the Hat, Sally, Nick, and some new friends, he narrowly misses spending his first Christmas at home and pulling Santa's sled! And in New Friends for Christmas, Sally and Nick learn that with a little help from family and friends--and a spare mini Thinga-ma-jigger--its possible to accomplish almost anything!
Where does honey come from? The Cat in the Hat knows that! It comes from bees, and what better way to learn about honey making than to visit inside a hive and see firsthand how it's done? In this rhymed easy reader based on an episode from the new PBS Kids television show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, the Cat, Sally and Nick, and Things One and Two shrink to bee size and learn how bees communicate via dance, collect nectar and spit it into combs, turn it into honey, and seal the combs with wax. This is a sweet, funny Step into Reading book that kids will gobble up (without realizing they are ingesting an important natural-history lesson!).
Fans of the hit PBS Kids' TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! have cause to celebrate--all year round! In this ebook featuring two books in one, the Cat and Co. go, go, go, GO on an adventure to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they are able to see how the change in temperature affects plants and animals. Among the new friends they meet is a snowshoe hare whose brown fur turns white to help him hide in the snow, a tadpole who turns into a frog and then hibernates during the winter, and a Canadian goose gosling who grows up and migrates south in the fall. All in all, this is a perfect introduction to the yearly cycle that can be enjoyed any time of the year!
Step into reading with the Cat in the Hat in this leveled reader all about different kinds of animal feet! Sally and Nick are having shoe trouble. Sally can't stand up in her mom's shoes, and her dad's are too big for Nick. Not a problem, says the Cat. Feet come in all shapes and sizes, and to demonstrate, he takes them on a trip in the Thinga-ma-jigger to visit some friends: a duck with flat, wide feet good for swimming; a lemur with long, grasping toes good for climbing; and a gecko with tiny hairs on his feet that keep him from slipping. Written specifically for children learning how to read with help, this Step into Reading book about the different ways of "stepping" is based on an episode of the hit PBS Kids preschool science show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
Step into reading with the Cat in the Hat in this leveled reader about animal tails based on an episode of the hit PBS Kids television show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! While playing Pin the Tail on the Donkey, Sally and Nick get to wondering: What would it be like to have a tail of their own? And how would you pick the best one? Enter the Cat in the Hat. To help the kids choose, he whisks them off to the jungle to see--and try on--a variety of tails that serve different purposes: A monkey's tail that is strong for holding onto branches; a quetzal's tail that is long and colorful for attracting a mate; and a rattlesnake's tail that makes sound as a warning. Written for children who are ready to read independently, this tale about tails is a fun, funny book that introduces kids to basic comparitive anatomy!
Fans of the hit PBS Kids' TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! are in for a spring-themed treat! In Thump! (the first of two stories in this book), the Cat and Co. learn how rabbits communicate warnings to each other by thumping their feet on the ground, and in The Lost Egg, when Sally and Nick find a strange egg in the nest of a bowerbird, they discover not only that birds lay different kinds of eggs in different kinds of nests, but also that birds are not the only animals who lay eggs! This is a perfect, super-informative read featuring two of the most iconic images of spring and Easter: rabbits and eggs--plus the always-iconic Cat in the Hat!
When Sally and Nick's maple tree won't grow, the Cat in the Hat knows who to call: Dr. Twiggles, who suggests they inspect its roots. A trip underground in the Thinga-ma-jigger is undertaken, and sure enough, the maple tree needs water (which Things One and Two procure in ridiculous overabundance) and sun (which the Cat supplements with a Brighta-ma-lighter). But as for getting syrup from the young sapling? That will take some 40 years! Written specifically for children learning how to read with help, this Step into Reading book is based on an episode of the hit PBS Kids' TV show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! It is perfect for springtime reading, Earth and Arbor Day celebrations--and yes, even pancake breakfasts!
It's no trick--fans of the PBS Kids television show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! are in for a treat this Halloween with two holiday stories. In Trick-or-Treat!, the Cat and kids visit with a spider monkey, a coconut crab, and a fruit bat to see some amazing tricks and to sample some exotic healthy treats. And in Aye-Aye!, when Sally and Nick need help making scary Halloween masks, the Cat knows just what to do. He takes them to visit an aye-aye--a creepy-looking creature whose frightening looks are perfectly adapted for his environment. All in all, this is a Halloween treat sure to make parents, kids--and dentists--smile!
The Cat in the Hat has just received a special invitation! He and Sally and Nick have been invited to Mervin the Crab's Crab Christmas Ball on Christmas Island. But soon after the Thinga-ma-jigger lands on the island, chaos ensues when Crab Nine (aka Sandy) goes missing. Is Sandy lost or injured? Will the ball go on as planned? Only readers of the book will find out! Loosly adapted from the one-hour prime-time PBS Kids special--The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!--this $3.99 Little Golden Book arrives just in time for the holidays and makes a perfect gift.
In this latest installation of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library, the Cat takes Sally and Dick to explore different kinds of deserts around the world, from the hot, dry Sonoran and Mojavi to the bitter cold Gobi and Antarctica. Young readers learn why deserts are dry, and how plants and animals--including cactus, kangaroos, camels, penguins, roadrunners, and many others--have adapted to survive the unforgiving climate. Also included: how sand dunes are formed; the reason we see mirages, and how shallow water beneath the surface of the ground can create an oasis. Fans of the new PBS preschool science show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (which is based on the Learning Library series) won't want to miss this hot new addition to the series!
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