A boy comes to appreciate the special companion in his room.
When Jake opens his own lemonade stand, he's eager to negotiate his prices. Will his business be profitable?
When her mom gets sick, Paula is worried that their plans might get cancelled. Can Paula save their special day?
Readers will love the fun rhymes and illustrations depicting a child's morning routine.
Sammy doesn't know where to turn in the confusion of a family move. Repetitive text will help readers build fluency.
Matt and Uncle JT spend a fun day fishing. Will either of them catch the big one?
Boys and girls are different, but they can enjoy the same things!
Sophie Bean cannot bear to spend another summer watching Ryan and Parker ride The Red Flyer Roller Coaster. Unfortunately, all she keeps hearing from Measuring Man is "TOO SMALL!" When will she be able to ride?
Two friends demonstrate teamwork and sportsmanship on the court.
Readers will enjoy inferring who's really having fun on a trip to the amusement park.
Cleaning the garage can be a lot of work but this rhyming text makes it seem like fun.
This is a story about a warm loving relationship between two brothers.
Relatable situations introduce readers to many forms of writing, and each form's purpose.
Sibling rivaly prompts two young children to find out who can reel in the biggest catch.
Readers learn the value of a quarter - and the benefit of earning money - in this endearing informational story.
A young boy realizes he's not the only one who does silly things.
There are some good reasons to learn to be patient. Simple text will help readers build fluency.
Little Rabbit doesn't think he's special. Can anyone change his mind?
When Squirrel's car gets stuck, he turns to friends for help. Will he ever get out of the muck?
Everyone is busy except for Alex. Who will play with him?
Carla wants to participate in the school talent show. Can she find her talent before the curtain goes up?
Bernadette Peters and Liz Murphy, the terrific team behind the New York Times best-selling Broadway Barks are back with a story about Stella, a pup who would rather be a graceful pig ballerina than what she really is: a dog no one seems to like. Stella learns the lessons of self-acceptance, following her heart's desires and, most important, that it's okay just to be herself.
Most of the time she is good Princess Rosebud. But when there's a hole in her sock, or her sweater is itchy, or–ick!–the peas on her plate are smushed up right next to the carrots, this strong-willed little miss becomes the picky and prickly Princess Fussy. Sound Familiar? The clever rendition of The Princess and the Pea offers a funny, insightful reflection of how important having certain things be "just so" can be to certain kids. Everyone will cheer the surprising twist that reveals why Rosebud cannot get comfy at bedtime. Is it simply the return of Princess Fussy? Or might there be a more royal reason for her finicky convictions?
Introducing Clover, the newest character in Blue Apple's Jump-Into-Chapters series! Kids will make a great new friend-on-the-page when they meet the sunny-funny, no-holds-barred Clover in her debut school-centered adventures. Whether she's trying to sit still during story time, or singing a little louder during music hour, or cracking the tough-girl shell of a new kid who says she's "bad news," Clover is a fizz-and-pop girl! The school setting and everyday activities provide a relatable backdrop to the growing-up experiences showcased by Clover and other characters.
We've all seen kids who kick and scream and lose their cool. But when Eric loses his temper over his annoying little sister Alice, he floats up to the ceiling! And so we have a fresh and funny twist on temper tantrums created by star-on-the-rise Jenni Desmond. Eric, The Boy Who Lost His Gravity, with an amusing story and expressive painterly art, captures a spot-on understanding of how children feel when they get out of control and how they need help to pull themselves together - or, as in Eric's case, back to the ground. There will always be annoying brothers and sisters and things one wants, but can't have. This book gives children and parents an entertaining way to gain perspective and talk about these issues. For all of them, Eric offers a wise, witty, and uplifting tale that kids won't want to put down!