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A classic children's song favorite brought to life. Picture descriptions are added.
Have fun with Olivia... dressing up singing songs building sand castles napping (maybe) dancing painting on walls and -- whew! -- going to sleep at last.
Everyone's favorite Caldecott honor-winning porcine and #1 Kris Cringle enthusiast is helping to make the season brighter than ever. Christmas is coming, and Olivia is incredibly busy. She has to wait for Santa, make sure dad sets up the tree, wait for Santa, watch mom make the Christmas dinner, wait for Santa, oversee the care with which the stockings are hung and, of course, OPEN HER PRESENTS! Do you see how hard it is to be so helpful during the holidays! A lovingly-told and lavishly-illustrated Olivia Helps With Christmas is the perfect stuffing for any stocking, and the newest star atop the Olivia series.
Olivia remembers her trip to the circus very well. The performers were out sick, so she had to do everything. She... rode on a unicycle jumped on a trampoline juggled five balls tamed lions flew through the air Step into the ring with Olivia, where the lights are dim, the color soft, and a little girl's imagination is the main attraction.
Pursued by Mr. Hamstring, a reporter who is sure he will fail, Boomer becomes the first pig ever to compete in the Animal Olympics and demonstrates that attitude can be more important than winning.
A Lesson in Friendship Otter can't seem to stop sneezing! But he only sneezes when he's with his best friend. Owl. Is this the end of their friendship?
A Lesson in Patience Otter and Owl have a sailboat. But no matter how hard they blow, the sails won't fill with wind. Who does have the power to make the sailboat go? Picture descriptions present.
Shoes are for wearing, not eating; sharing is a must; and you have to wait your turn for the bathroom. You may already know these things, but Otto learns them during his first day of school. According to Todd and Otto, at school, 'You will meet new friends, learn new things, and then you will be really, really smart!' Todd Parr's bright, eye-catching illustrations and satisfying story conclusions have made his Otto series a favorite among preschoolers, parents, and educators alike. Otto is loveable, silly, and just the right dog to help preschoolers face new situations and overcome childhood dilemmas.
When Otto the dog feels lonely, he drives to the beach hoping to find a friend to play with.
Learning numbers can really be lots of fun! Around and about on Sesame Street, there are all sorts of things to be counted, from Muppets, moms, and Twiddlebugs to kites, fruit, and flowers. From one to ten, the countables are introduced in catchy rhymes that'll have toddlers--and grown-ups--practically dancing to the beat! Prompts throughout encourage toddlers to look for details and additional items to count.
Whether Owl is inviting Winter in on a snowy night or welcoming a new friend he meets while on a stroll, Owl always has room for visitors! [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]
Just when you thought you read all about Julie, A Little Girl From Texas, there is more. Julie went swimming and her Grandfather said she looked like a duck paddling in the water. He called her, "Paddleduck." Paddleduck Julie also loved to jump off the diving board. Her friend Tama did belly busters. Paddleduck talks about Ashley and Kendall's mom, when she cooked her roast it looked like a log and when she fried her chicken, it looked boiled. Paddleduck tells about her summer in San Antonio, Uncle Albert's smelly feet, the family picnic and she remembers the, "Alamo." Her cousin Allison and Jean visit from New York and Ginnye, their driver, gets a speeding ticket on the way to the beach. Paddleduck sees Ms. Kandy with two men in white space suits. Honey Bees? A bird named, Ronnie, knocked on the window and said, "yee-ha". At Vicki's birthday party, someone hid onions in Kelly's hot dog and Paddleducks cupcake had a bite taken out, Rhonda had chocolate on her face. The Girl Scouts went on a trip to Busch Gardens and they rode a sweet elephant named, Alma. At the YMCA, Peggy told Darlene not to go near the alligators. See what happens when she does. Aron and Andie feed the goats they named, Dougy and Holdy. Did they see a ghost? Jessica and her dog, Baby, eating hamburgers, a snoopy cat named Little Debbie, and more. Enjoy as Paddleduck Julie shares her lively childhood stories.
Paisley has been sitting on the shelf at Big & Little Toys too long. He's seen other animals come and go, but somehow he's never found his perfect match. And so, taking matters into his own hands, Paisley sets off on a quest to find the special someone he knows is out there for him. He braves many perils in his search, but his intrepid determination is rewarded when he finds the girl of his dreams at last. Well, that's the way Paisley tells the story. Maggie Smith's wonderfully warm and touchable pictures tell a different tale. In truth, Paisley is mistakenly thrown away, tossed about, and then left in the lost and found at Lolly's Laundry, where a curious little girl happily discovers him. But when Pearl and Paisley get together, it doesn't matter who found who--they are a perfect match. Children will laugh at Paisley's almost-true telling of his tale and will readily understand his need to feel like he's in control. Sure to melt your heart, this is a love story that celebrates the power of a positive outlook. From the Hardcover edition.
Pantaloon is a poodle with a sweet tooth. He adores cookies and yummy pastries. So when the Baker is looking for a helper, Pantaloon applies for the job."Oh, no, Pantaloon!" says the Baker. "You look to me as if you'd eat more than you'd bake." But Pantaloon proves him wrong in this charming Golden classic, brilliantly reillustrated by Steven Salerno.From the Hardcover edition.
A mysterious man enters a restaurant and pays for his dinner with a paper crane that magically comes alive and dances. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]
This book retells the story of The Prodigal Son, found in Luke, chapter 15. Other Arch books are available in this library.
This book retells Jesus' parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30 and Luke 19:12-27). The Arch Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. Other Arch books are available in this library.
Norman can see and talk to ghosts. No one believes him, of course-everyone just thinks he's weird (including his parents). So when pilgrim zombies attack the town, it's all up to Norman to save the day!
In a small town, local boy Norman can see and talk to ghosts. He watches TV with the ghost of his grandmother and says hi to the ghosts he meets on his way to school. He even plays fetch with his best friend's ghost dog! Meet Norman and all his ghost friends in this early reader based on the new movie!
Tanya loved listening to her grand-mother talk about the patchwork quilt as she cut and stitched together the pieces of colorful fabric. A scrap of blue from brother Jim's favorite old pants, a piece of gold left over from Mama's Christmas dress, a bright square from Tanya's Halloween costume-all fit together to make a quilt of memories. But one day Tanya's grandmother becomes ill, and Tanya doesn't know how to help her. It's then she decides to finish Grandma's masterpiece herself, and with the help of Mama and the whole family, she sets to work. All the trust and sharing between a young girl and her treasured grand-mother is captured in Valerie Flournoy's story, lovingly illustrated in Jerry Pinkney's evocative paintings.
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