"Will you play with me?" Kara asks everyone, but they're all too busy. But when the little girl finds a big red blanket and starts to play all by herself, her entire family wants to join the fun. Soon, they're all letting their imaginations run free, as the blanket turns into a galloping horse and a slithering snake.
How can you take care of me? Let me "alphabetize" the ways. Photographs of whimsical, handmade dolls accompany a lively text. Readers will delight in following the zany, one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted animals through a variety of commands that all center on me!
Everyone's favority donkey, Buzzy, is back and, as always, helps young children explore their feelings and discover solutions. Focusing on one of the universal issues of childhood, learning to share, the story gently helps children grapple with difficulties and reassures them that some things are truly their own.
Whether acting as the family's computer guru, movie critic, taste tester, fashionista, tennis partner, or dog walker, every girl is useful!
On the eve of singing at a community festival, a bout of stage fright threatens a little girl's confidence. As Indigo Blume drifts off to sleep, she isn't sure she's brave enough to take the stage. But once she falls asleep, Indigo finds herself in a dream world with the characters of her favorite book, Acoustic Rooster and his Barnyard Band. The band's members, including Miss Dairy Parton and Chickee Minaj, are rehearsing, and they invite Indigo to join the group. But when a storm destroys their barn, the animals are left with almost nothing. Can Indigo rally the band to work together and save their home? And will she find her voice in time for the festival?
Mike and Tony do everything together--including a sleepover each Friday. But this week they started a small pillow fight that grew...and grew...and grew. Will this be the end of a beautiful friendship?
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.
What makes a mouse house a home? When Mouse moves into her new house, friend after friend come by to bring gifts and make for a cozy home.
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.
A tiny field mouse moves into an abandoned building. One by one, a cat, a rabbit, a frog, and a dog move in with him. "There's always room for one more," says Mouse. After dinner, when it's time to go to sleep, Mouse makes sure each new friend has just the right place to sleep.
New boots, new jacket, new hat…but no snow! Kids know how hard it is to wait—and this charmingly impatient boy just wants winter to arrive. Every day he goes to the window and peeks out—and every day the sun shines. Will those big white flakes ever fall?
Barker the dog is awakened by one sound after another (howl, hoot, boom) but finally falls asleep after being reassured that Mom and Dad are there for him.
Follow along as Mike and his sister Pam run errands with their dad. After a long day at the barbershop and shoe store, Dad rewards the kids with a stop at the ice cream shop!
Buzzy's parents must deal with his reluctance to go to bed after taking a bath.
Ava is a good swimmer. She’s also a good teammate. When Alonso is afraid of the water, Ava knows just what to do. She and the team mascot help him have fun in the pool! In Ava Kane, In the Lane, you'll be rooting for Ava as she learns about swimming and teamwork!
It feels good to be kind. How are you kind? I Am Kind, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to be kind to themselves and others. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
We are all unique in our own special ways. How are you unique? I Am Unique, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to think about and appreciate how everyone is special in their own unique ways. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Being helpful shows how much you care. How are you helpful? I Can Help, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to be helpful to others in the world around them. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Sharing helps us get along with each other. What do you share? I Can Share, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to share with others. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Following the rules keeps us safe. What rules do you know? I Know the Rules, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to think about rules and their importance. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
We make many choices every day. What choices do you make? I Make Good Choices, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to think about the choices they make every day and why they matter. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Nana teaches Nino that the best birthday gift doesn't come in a box. SEL topic: listening to others.
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.
Whether it's learning how to take the first steps, or how to ride a bike, children must believe in themselves and trust the adults who care for them before jumping into something new. Once Max believes he will be safe, our little bird spreads his wings.