A simple story about laughing together with friends and family. This story helps readers learn the words laugh, and together. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.
A simple story about being kind. This story helps readers learn the words always, be, and kind. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.
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!
The town park is in bad shape; can everyone in the community come together to help?
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.
Natalie and her devoted tooth fairy exchange letters, asking and answering questions about some of childhood's most important moments. From the loss of her first tooth as a first grader to losing her last two baby teeth as a confident eleven-year-old, Natalie's early milestones, including bad school pictures and best friend troubles, are lovingly told through this epistolary relationship. Readers of all ages--those with baby teeth and those years beyond--will cheer for Natalie as she experiences the highs and lows of this time of life. Energetic, colorful artwork perfectly captures the magic of this toothsome tale, making us all wish for our very own tooth fairy.
Readers will love the fun rhymes and illustrations depicting a child's morning routine.
Cleaning the garage can be a lot of work, but this rhyming text makes it seem like fun.
When Mr. Reynolds sells his farm, he discovers that Ethel the Emu doesn't want to move. Will anyone be able to change her mind, or with Ethel convey?
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!
A dragon protects a child’s dreams from nightmares in this picture book perfect for bedtime. Bedtime stories inspire a series of dream protectors for a little boy. The dream dragon keeps the nightmares away and is joined by dinosaurs, pirates, super heroes and more in the quest to keep nighttime safe.
Lalo is tired of being Lalo Ramos, so he tries another, more "normal" name on for size. When his Hispanic grandparents start calling him by his new name, Lalo is worries that he may be losing his identity.
A whimsical children's book about a red panda cub's adventures in India. Laloo the Red Panda is a coming of age tale about a red panda cub on a journey of self discovery in India. Laloo’s adventure begins when he escapes from Gambo, a dimwitted animal poacher, in the middle of the bustling streets of Mumbai! Laloo makes friends with a cast of lovable dogs who help him make his way through India back to his home in the Himalayas. Along the way, he learns an invaluable lesson about being true to yourself.
Petunia is NOT a princess. She doesn't want to be fancy or frilly and she certainly doesn't want another little princess moving in next door. But, when the newest neighbor likes pink and climbing trees, maybe Petunia can make a new friend and stay true to her self.
When Kaboodle the elephant continues to deny his best monkey friend Kit a peanut, Kit tries to impress his friend in a variety of fun ways. Together they learn valuable lessons about sharing and manners.
The emoji is frustrated. In this Emoji Emotions Level A reader children can read simple sentences featuring their favorite emoji characters. Emoji Emotions books help young children identify emotions and promote social emotional learning for preschool, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten level readers. Each book follows the simple pattern of showing an emoji character displaying the title's emotion. In FRUSTRATED, kids will reinforce their understanding through a monster emoji, a slime emoji, a poo emoji, a tooth emoji and more. Each book also contains a note to parents and caregivers, a page of activities to do next, and a word list.
What kind of animal makes a good pet? A child considers typical, and not so typical animals for their new friend. A Good Pet 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 less than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence
Annabel is a little girl with a big imagination. She’s a busy as can be pretending to be all sorts of things in this fun book for toddlers and preschoolers.
Every kid has questions...and they also have the capacity to discover very interesting answers. In A Book of Questions, Jane G. Meyer leads kids through a pint-sized Socratic exercise in questioning the nature of the universe. Paired with Lucia Salemi’s whimsical illustrations, these questions are sure to get kids thinking, and coming up with new questions of their own.
Little Hoo is a scaredy-owl but he's ready for his first visit to the beach. He might be anxious about sharks, seaweed and pinching crabs, but he soon discovers that playing at the beach is lots of fun.
A young girl is afraid that her first day of school will mean leaving her best friend behind. Nonnie (a giraffe) may not seem like a typical best friend, but to one little girl in Africa, she's absolutely perfect. This picture book is a great addition to any back to school collection to ease worries and anxiety for young children starting school.
An exhausted zebra is ready for bed but the other animals at the zoo still want to play. Help the Zebra say “Shhh” to the lions, elephants and other noisy animals at the zoo.
It's time to get ready, Bunny! Bunny? BUNNY? In this charming little book, author/illustrator Brenda Ponnay has artfully depicted the morning routine of so many families. Whether your little one would rather stay in bed, play with toys, or try on every outfit in the closet, this book is sure to resonate with parents. Kids are sure to enjoy being the ones to take charge and convince little bunny to get his tail out the door.
Bunny? Bunny! It's dinnertime but that doesn't mean that Bunny's ready to eat. Let the kids take charge in this book to make sure Bunny eats dinner. Kids and parents will laugh at the silly bunny who so often is just like them. Let your young reader be the boss in this easy to read picture book. Perfect for picky eaters, beginning readers and toddlers.
A boy wishes he was a bird, but discovers that a life lived in trees and cages is not for him. This dreamy picture book is the debut from Annelin Fagernes and is a lovely look at playing pretend and taking control of your own life.