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Like all cats, Comet has nine lives and, when he loses his first one in a Nantucket garden, he wisely decides that it's time to settle down. After looking for homes in a bookstore, on a sea-going scalloper, in an ice cream shop, in a theater, and at a Fourth of July concert, Comet finally meets a lighthouse cat and knows he's home at last. Brett captures Nantucket's nautical scenery in exquisite and colorful detail.
Little Cow thinks life will be better on the "other mountain," and convinces a few animals that the grass will be munchier, the bugs crunchier, the water sploshier, the mud sloshier . . . but when they get there, they find that the grass isn't really greener on the other side. This simple, witty tale, brought to life by Caldecott medalist Feodor Rojankovsky, was originally published in 1963 and is now back in print as a Little Golden Book Classic.
This charming fabric book invites baby to hug, squeeze, and nuzzle. A prelude to sleep, this delightfully written book will relax and calm Baby, sending him off to the sweetest of dreams. Picture descriptions present.
A very simple story relating the experience of a young child who enjoys playing with all the things in the kitchen cupboard.
Edificando el reino de Dios: un paso a la vez. ¡Dani salva el día! ¡Es tiempo de ponerse a trabajar! ¡Los camiones tienen su tarea y están listos para construir! Pero se encuentran con una sorpresa: una pequeña ardilla llama Earl que se ha perdido. ¿Cómo harán sus trabajos y ayudarán a Earl a encontrar el camino a su casa? Dozer, Diggit, Stretch y Tibi deben usar sus características especiales y trabajar juntos para ayudar a Earl y dar gloria a Dios.Hay pocos libros animados y basados en la fe para varones. Esta nueva marca inspiracional para niños se hace eco de la fuerte tendencia a la construcción, como Where Do Diggers Sleep At Night? y Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. La construcción y los camiones son siempre temas interesantes para los niños, haciendo de estos libros destacados títulos por sí solos.A los padres y madres les encantará esta divertida historia que ayuda a los niños a aprender de manera colorida y activa sobre ser amables y ayudar a otros.Andy Holmes es un autor de best sellers infantiles, con más de 500.000 libros vendidos.
[from inside front cover] "Poor Daniel O'Rourke! His trouble begins when he goes to a grand party at the great mansion on the hill. He stuffs himself with green cheese and goose liver and dances till he can dance no more. On the way home, Dan pauses to rest by the pooka's spirit's wall--little does he realize his peril! The fine summer night suddenly turns into a nightmare, as a rushing river sweeps Dan off into a series of bizarre adventures." This is a merry retelling of an old Irish folktale. It's enjoyable reading for St. Patrick's Day or for any time of the year.
One Mama Duck paddles and quacks. One, two, three ducklings swim behind, but the fourth little duckling dawdles and dreams, preens and plays, splashes and spins . . . A cheerful reassuring tale of youthful rebellion and parental protection--with an exciting surprise ending!
One day it rains hearts, and Cornelia Augusta catches them. Each heart is special in its own way, and Cornelia Augusta knows exactly who to send them to. Picture descriptions added.
Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking--each believes he is the true color of the sun.<P> What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?<P> Kids will be imagining their own humorous conversations with crayons and coloring a blue streak after sharing laughs with Drew Daywalt and New York Times bestseller Oliver Jeffers. This story is perfect as a back-to-school gift, for all budding artists, for fans of humorous books such as Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Sciezka and Lane Smith, and for fans of Oliver Jeffers' Stuck, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Lost and Found, and This Moose Belongs to Me.
Buddy and his Pteranodon siblings from the hit PBS KIDS show Dinosaur Train are featured in this Little Golden Book hardcover treasury. Boys and girls ages 2-5 will love reading three stories--Triceratops for Lunch; Hooting, Tooting Dinosaurs; and The Spiky Stegosaurus.
Mamá says she has the best daughters in the world. The two women live near their mother-Rosa with her husband and children, Blanca by herself. They both have flourishing gardens. Rosa and Blanca are so generous and kind and thoughtful-well, everyone, including Mamá, ends up with too much corn, tomatoes, and red hot chiles! It's crazy! It's also Joe Hayes at his finest, telling one of those stories young kids love, full of mishaps, surprise endings, and happy mommas! In fact, one seven-year old-after hearing Joe tell Don't Say a Word, Mama!-came home and told her mother, "I heard a story today that I think changed my life!" That's a pretty fantastic endorsement!
What should and shouldn't you do? Do give the dog a bath but don't take one with him. Do try to change your socks every day but please don't make other people smell them.
Award-winning author/illustrator of the Captain Underpants series, Dav Pilkey's gentle blue Dragon (from the hit TV series) will charm beginning readers with the adventures of a mixed-up day! Award-winning author/illustrator of the Captain Underpants series, Dav Pilkey's gentle blue Dragon (from the hit TV series) will charm beginning readers with the adventures of a mixed-up day!
One day down on the farm, Duck got a wild idea. "I bet I could ride a bike!" he thought. At first he rode very slowly, and he wobbled a lot, but it was fun! A duck on a bike? From Sheep to Horse to Chicken to Goat, everyone in the barnyard has something to say about Duck's zany idea. But what are they really thinking? And what will happen next?
"I take care of the earth because I know I can do little things every day to make a BIG difference. . . " With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this eco-friendly picture book. Featuring a circular die-cut Earth on the cover, and printed entirely with recycled materials and nontoxic soy inks, this book includes lots of easy, smart ideas on how we can all work together to make the Earth feel good - from planting a tree and using both sides of the paper, to saving energy and reusing old things in new ways. Best of all, the book includes an interior gatefold with a poster with tips/reminders on how kids can "go green" everyday. Equally whimsical and heartfelt, this sweet homage to our beautiful planet is sure to inspire readers of all ages to do their part in keeping the Earth happy and healthy.
IT'S SPRING! Time for the rabbits to decorate eggs for the Easter Rabbit. This year Hoppi is old enough to join in, and if he can just make the winning egg, he will be the one to help the Easter Rabbit on Easter morning. But Hoppi hasn't decided what kind of egg to make. And as he hops along and sees one fantastic egg after another, he begins to wonder how he can compete. Hoppi goes into the woods to think about his egg, and just when he figures out that he only has to make the best egg he can, his plans take a most unexpected turn. Jan Brett's lovable bunny hero and her remarkable Faster Rabbit will enchant readers as they pore over exquisite illustrations filled with dazzling eggs and their gifted makers Flora Bunny, Aunt Sassyfrass, Hans Vanderabbit and others. An unforgettable Easter story for the ages!
Preschoolers can't help but notice all the new wonders of springtime, and An Easter Prayer emphasizes that God is the One to thank! Sweet rhymes and adorable art are perfect for young listeners, who will ask to read this colorful, die-cut board book even when spring is long past. Families will want to collect all the titles in the Time to Pray series, including A Pumpkin Prayer and An "I Love You" Prayer. Meets national education standards.
This scriptural telling of the first Easter is from the International Children's Bible, using only straight Bible text from the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The pure message and endearing illustrations will help you discover the true meaning of Easter. Perfect for families to read together.
Edward is a voracious reader of anything he can get his hands on, even seed catalogs in a pinch. One night, while reading a book about pirates, Edward finds himself surrounded by the salty sailors who think his book might tell them where their treasure is buried. They beg, threaten, and bribe him to no avail, but when Edward's father scares the pirates with a shower of arrows, Edward feels sorry for them and relinquishes the book. As it turns out, the pirates can't read, so Edward reads the book aloud to them.
Using a funny-sometimes wacky-multiple-choice guessing game, Elmo teaches kids about the importance of starting the day with a good breakfast. Packed with facts and fun, this book makes breakfast easy to swallow! Practical tips for parents are also included!
"[Raschka's] marvelous sequences, fluid style, and emotional intelligence capture all of the momentum and exhilaration of this glorious accomplishment," raves School Library Journal in a starred review. Learning to ride a bike is one of the most important milestones of childhood, and no one captures the emotional ups and downs of the experience better than Chris Raschka, who won the 2012 Caldecott Medal for A Ball for Daisy. In this simple yet emotionally rich "guide," a father takes his daughter through all the steps in the process--from choosing the perfect bicycle to that triumphant first successful ride. Using very few words and lots of expressive pictures, here is a picture book that not only shows kids how to learn to ride, but captures what it feels like to fall . . . get up . . . fall again . . . and finally "by luck, grace, and determination" ride a bicycle!
With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself. This looks like an ordinary box full of ordinary yarn. But it turns out it isn't.