Danny finds a little worm and worries for its safety. Dad helps Danny find the worm a safe home.
The town park is in bad shape; can everyone in the community come together to help?
Starfish is different than many of his peers, and he keeps getting left behind. Readers will celebrate with him when he discovers a neighbor who sticks around!
Readers will love the fun rhymes and illustrations depicting a child's morning routine.
There are some good reasons to learn to be patient. Simple text will help readers build fluency.
Join Bumpy the Frog, an accident prone young amphibian, as he learns his strengths and limitations through adventures with his friends.
Cleaning the garage can be a lot of work, but this rhyming text makes it seem like fun.
Crow does not want to share his tree, until an unexpected visitor shows him what he's been missing.
Tadpole is growing, and he doesn't like it. Can he learn to embrace the changes he's experiencing?
Sammy doesn't know where to turn in the confusion of a family move. Repetitive text will help readers build fluency.
Alex is so anxious to use his new skateboard that he ignores his family's warnings. Readers will enjoy reading this action-packed book and will learn a valuable lesson.
When a little girl finds a little ball, she goes on a little quest to find the right owner. Will she find the person who owns the ball? Find out! This sweet story features a multicultural playground setting and emphasizes empathy, honesty, and tenacity in a very simple yet effective story. Equitable representation is a natural part of each of the fun illustrations. My Ball is part of the Reading Stars series. Reading Star books are for kids at the very beginning of a lifetime love of reading. Each book features fewer than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence.
A mysterious dragon arrives on a distant planet, and it's up to William to convince the people of his town that, even though he might look frightening, the dragon means no harm.
Rusty's Grandma Margo is a writer. She and Rusty even write stories together. But when Rusty discovers that Margo sometimes suffers from writer's block, he worries. What can he do to help her? This unique story tackles an issue that not only affects grown-ups. Kids, too, suffer from writer's block and are often overwhelmed in their attempts to express themselves. Melissa Conroy's engaging story perfectly captures the frustrations and successes of the creative process and celebrate the relationship between grandparent and grandchild, as well as the imaginations of kids.
If Jack Sprat and his wife had better table manners, maybe they would have used knives and forks instead of licking the platter clean. And the littlest pig would have been more helpful if he'd helped carry his brother's packages instead of crying wee-wee-wee all the way home.
Joselina wants her friend, Piggy Sue, to come and visit in this enticing follow-up to Joselina Piggy Goes Out. But her room is a pigsty! So Papa says not yet—not until she’s fixed the mess. Will Joselina’s clever cleaning shortcuts fool her father?
Buzzy's parents must deal with his reluctance to go to bed after taking a bath.
Introduces readers to the concept of opposites through the pairing of happy and sad. Simple text, straightforward photos, and a photo glossary make this title the perfect primer on a common pair of opposites.
Bear is tired. The weather is getting cool and he's ready for a nice long nap--he's got earmuffs and a brand-new door to keep out the noise, plus a pair of fluffy slippers. Meanwhile, real estate mogul Woodpecker finds his recent homes…missing. And he follows the trail of debris right to Bear's new front door. When he "tap tap taps" to talk to Bear about it, the two engage in a feisty exchange of name-calling and gossip with the rest of their forest neighbors. Can they patch it up--literally--before Bear loses too much sleep?
When ten-year-old Roosevelt Banks discovers that his two best friends are planning a bike and camping trip, he wants more than anything to go along. There's just one problem—he doesn't have a bike. Roosevelt's parents agree to buy him a bike if he can manage to be good for two whole weeks. How can Roosevelt be good and be the same fun guy his friends want on the camping trip? Trying to be good leads to more trouble than expected—and to the discovery that being a good friend is more important than any bicycle.
This simple and effective retelling of the traditional fable teaches kids a valuable lesson: always tell the truth. A young shepherd pretends not once, but twice that a wolf is after his flock. But he learns a hard lesson when a wolf really appears…and no one heeds his cries.
Bob is loading the car for a trip. Yippee! Ick and Crud love to take trips. But suddenly this trip doesn't seem like it will be fun. Book 3 in the series.
Milo likes to do things in the right order. His little brother Iggy has his own way of doing things. Young readers will see themselves in Milo or Iggy. And at the end of the day, either way is just fine.
Every summer morning, Ellie and her Nonna go to the beach. They swim and build sandcastles, and while Nonna reads, Ellie watches the other children play. One day Ellie builds up the courage to approach an older girl playing on her own in a beached rowboat. Piper has a gift, an imagination so great that she whisks Ellie off on grand adventures, going high in the air, deep below the ocean and everywhere in between in their little blue boat, their magic boat. When Piper has to leave, Ellie discovers she has her own vivid imagination.
It's Little Owl's birthday, and she can't wait for her birthday party. Unfortunately there's lots to do to get ready for a party, and Little Owl has a very difficult time being patient. When her mother sends her outside to play, Little Owl visits all of her friends but just can't wait. The party is taking forever to get ready, and Little Owl wants it to start right now!