"The course of true love never did run smooth." (A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare) Stand aside, Mr. Darcy. Keep walking, Rhett Butler. There's a new romantic hero in town. And, though he may not have all the ladies in the valley swooning with desire, he sure knows how to pitch the woo. Iza Trapani does it once again in this favorite song about a lovesick frog and his search for the perfect missus. Her exquisitely charming and truly funny illustrations that explore the lighter side of romance. Even Jane Austen would have to bow to this most amiable and irresistible story. After all, you might have to kiss a frog to find a prince.
Iza Trapani's retelling of this favorite nursery rhyme features a determined gardener and a lively cast of critters who eat all her plants and vegetables. Delightful art depicts the antics of the mischievous animals as they lead the gardener on a chase 'round the mulberry bush.
It's time to color outside the lines. Max's teacher wants the class to color-in pictures for Mother's Day presents, but Max knows that his mother would not want a dumb flower picture drawn by someone else. Determined to express his creativity, Max runs off to draw his own picture. Max's drawing not only inspires the rest of the class to create their own original artwork but also enlightens the teacher. This book is good for your brain because: Early Childhood Literacy, Self-Expression
Spend a day in school! Rufus and his friends spend a day in school reading, writing, counting, singing--and making mischief in the library. Best-selling author/illustrator Iza Trapani extends fourteen nursery rhymes, including, "The Ants Go Marching," "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe," and "A Diller, a Dollar," in this celebration of school. This book is good for your brain because: Starting School, Poetry, Emergent Reader, Picture Text Connection
Join our irresistible young heroine as she wishes upon a mischievous, twinkling star. Granting her wish, the little star takes her on a dazzling journey through the swirling, iridescent lights of the night sky. Iza's flowing watercolors and reassuring verses make this journey a night wish for every star gazing child.
With a quack-quack here, and a cluck-cluck there, take your child to Old MacDonald's farm! The classic children's song is a favorite story!
Read the story. Then sing the story! It isn’t a secret that using songs to teach children pre-reading skills is fun and successful. This classic song is featured as a read-along and a sing-along. Fun, captivating art takes children on a fun bus ride where the wheels on the bus keep going ‘round and ‘round all through town! Repetitive lyrics help children learn to identify key words in the story so they will be reading along in no time! These silly illustrations will have young readers singing along to this classic song as the seat belts go click, click, click, the children go up and down, the horn goes beep, beep, beep, the bus driver says, “Move on back!”…and so much more! The fun Read & Sing Along series includes: A Is For Alligator, A Pilot Flies Her Plane, At The Farm, Diez En La Cama, Down Through The Chimney, Duerme, Mi Pequenito, Hickory Dickory Dock & More, Humpty Dumpty & More, Huge Machines, I Like Colors, It’s Night-Night Time, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Llego La Noche, Me Gustan Los Colores, Sleep, My Little One & Ten In The Bed.
The classic Christmas song becomes a favorite children's story! Children will count down the days of Christmas with this festive, delightfully illustrated book!
What happens when you take five little skunks on a picnic one fine day? Find out in this fun and delightfully illustrated story!
The rhyming words in this classic children's story and the extraordinary illustrations make learning fun and easy.
The farmer takes his wife, the child, the nursery, the dog, cat, rat...but the cheese stands alone! The classic movement song is delightfully illustrated in this book.
Read and clap along to the classic story about the farmer's favorite dog!
Yes, there is a time to be quiet and still. But not right now because it's silly time!