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.
Caterpillar is plain, and the other bugs know it. But everyone is impressed when a big change takes place!
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.
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.
A sad monster is sad at school. He is sad because he doesn’t have any friends. Is there someone who can make him happy? The Sad, Sad Monster is a cute book for monster-loving toddlers through beginning readers. Simple sentences make this a perfect first reader.
Although Danny is very cuddly and gentle, he is not allowed up on the furniture. See what happens when Danny tries to take a nap on the couch.
Danny has favorite toys, places, things, and friends. Danny tells us about all of the things that make him Danny.