Explorer Basil Bernard Barnswhitten (B.B.B.) has a list of creatures he needs to verify for an important report so he visits the Finchhaven Museum of Extraordinary Curiosities, Oddities & Improbabilities. But he finds that one of the glass exhibit cases is damaged - something appears to be missing. Or did it escape? To complete his report, B.B.B. travels around the world to track down each creature on his list, all the while asking the same three questions: Is it alive? Is it extinct? Did it ever exist? By deciphering the clues in his journal, young explorers can accompany B.B.B. as he tries to locate each mysterious creature. Finding them won't be easy; lushly detailed scenes serve not only as camouflage but also as habitats to other strange and mysterious marvels. In addition to writing children's books, Judy Young teaches poetry writing workshops for children and educators across the country. Her other books with Sleeping Bear Press include the popular R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet and The Lucky Star. Judy lives near Springfield, Missouri. Laura Francesca Filippucci was born in Milan, Italy, where she graduated in Illustration at the Istituto Europeo di Design. She later specialized in Children's Book Illustration at the School of Visual Arts, New York. She lives in Milan with her family.
Lucy Goose is having a difficult time with all the names she's being called by the other animals in the barnyard. After confronting each one, she reveals her real name and her real heritage. She is actually the great, great granddaughter of Mother Goose.
A super hero fantasy story that is fun and engaging with lively illustrations.
Someone stole a cake from the cake contest--who could it be? Twelve animal bakers are potential suspects but Detective Duck uses his deductive reasoning skills to "quack" the case. After all, the thief left hairs behind so the thief wasn't a bird. Follow along as he subtracts each suspect one at a time to reveal just who the culprit was. This clever story will have children of all ages giggling at the puns and the play on words.
The birds in Kate's neighborhood have a secret: there's a party today! But where? Kate listens to the clues in the calls of her neighborhood birds and discovers an impromptu birthday party for week-old ducklings.
Alguien se robÃ³ un pastel del concurso de pastelesâ€”Â¿quiÃ©n puede ser? Doce animales pasteleros son los posibles sospechosos pero el detective Pato utilize sus habilidades de razonamiento deductive para resolver â€œel casoâ€. DespuÃ©s de todo, el ladrÃ³n ha dejado un rastro de â€œpelosâ€ asÃ que, no puede ser un ave. Sigue la historia mientras el detective descarta a cada sospechoso, uno a la vez, para descubrir quiÃ©n fue el culpable. Esta ingeniosa historia tendrÃ¡ a los niÃ±os de todas las edades riÃ©ndose de los juegos de palabras.
Wings of Change is the story of Anew, a contented little caterpillar who is afraid to become a butterfly. After experiencing some puzzling dreams, he turns to Faith, a wise old snail, for advice. She gently explains, "As the world turns, so do you. When you change for the good, you change the world too."