Andy wants to blow his horn, but his family thinks his tooting is just too loud. Will he find a place to play? You can almost hear the music with every turn of the page.
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.
"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!
Diego plays baseball, but he sometimes has trouble focusing on the game. With a good teammate (and some luck!) he learns to keep his eye on the ball. In Diego Chase, Second Base, you'll be rooting for Diego as he learns about baseball and teamwork!
Jayla loves to play soccer. There’s just one problem. Sometimes, she forgets the rules. Luckily, a teammate has a great idea that helps Jayla and the team, too! In Jayla Cole, Queen of the Goal, you'll be rooting for Jayla as she learns about soccer and teamwork!
At gymnastics practice, Omar tries hard and has fun, but some of his moves are still wobbly. He worries that his friends are better at cartwheels and handstands than he is. But then, Omar gets a surprise when he learns there’s a special move that his teammates want to learn from him! In Omar Pratt, On the Mat, you'll be rooting for Omar as he learns about gymnastics 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.