Pierre, a pampered show poodle in training, is torn between his love for his devoted owner, Miss Murphy, and his dreams of running wild in the park. One day, an open door beckons and Pierre escapes. But, this spunky little pooch gets more than he bargains for and learns that home is the best place of all. Pierre Le Poof! is this charming character's first adventure in a new series by author-illustrator Andrea Beck.
Pierre, a pampered pooch, misses his friends, Sparky and Lou. But how will he ever find them? They live in a park on the other side of town. Pierre has a plan, and one afternoon while Miss Murphy naps, he slips out of their apartment and sets off to bring his friends home. Along the way, Pierre meets Old Wheezer and remembers Miss Murphy's words, "Dogs and people belong together." In the end, Pierre helps find a loving home for everyone.
Elliot Moose is on the loose once more. As he jumps aboard his bright red fire truck and takes off to the next rescue, he feels courageous. All his friends want to ride on the truck and be firefighters too. Nobody wants to be rescued. One by one,Elliot's friends climb aboard until there is no more room on the truck. When suddenly they all need a rescue for real, it is his two youngest and smallest friends who save the day. This lively new addition to the Elliot Moose series is a charming tale of friendship and fair play.
In Justine McKeen, Pooper Scooper, the third book in the Justine McKeen series, Justine gets her friends to help her clean up the dog poop in the park across from the school board's offices in an effort to get the attention of the superintendent of schools. She hopes the efforts of her crew of cheerful pooper scoopers will help get the superintendent to see that bringing their school librarian back to work is the right thing to do.
Reg and Keely are twins. Keely loves painting and bugs. Reg loves rocks. Keely sings crazy rhymes. Reg plays softball. Shawna and Burt are their friends. In this series of linked stories, the children's deep involvement with their daily activities never falters, from a bug walk, through incidents flying a kite and dividing labor at clean up time, to a chance to swim in the river on a hot summer's day.
If you dug a hole to the other side of the earth, where do you think you would end up? In this wordless picturebook, pictures tell Ben's story of a midnight journey through the center of the earth and the surprising journey home. Ben's mother has dropped him off for a visit with his grandmother, a woman with a penchant for baking. Ben feels lost and lonely until he discovers a chest full of mining gear. He embarks on an adventure that will make him grateful for the hundreds of pies stacked in his grandmother's kitchen.
Ben's Bunny Trouble is set in a near future in which the world has lost all its green space. When Ben decides that the city is not the best place for his bunnies, he embarks on an out-of-this-world journey to find them a better home. It takes a few false landings and help from a variety of aliens, but in the end, Ben finds his bunnies - which seem to have multiplied - a new place to live.
A new adventure for Sammy who doesn't want to get his paws wet.
Sammy won't listen until Mom finds a clever solution.
Sammy is at it again? See what trouble Sammy can get into fulfilling his passion for running. This low level adventure is great for motivating your struggling readers.
Sammy doesn't know where to turn in the confusion of a family move.
What starts out as an innocent chipmunk chase gets Sammy in hot water.
Its time to celebrate Sammy's birthday! Readers will enjoy seeing what gifts Sammy's family gives him.
Sammy sees many animals on his walk but one will make him take off running. Students will enjoy predicting what animal leads Sammy on a chase.
Alex is so anxious to use his new skateboard that he ignores his family's warnings. Students will enjoy reading this action packed book and will learn a valuable lesson along the way.
Everyone seems to be too busy to play with Alex.
Students can now enjoy Sammy, the adorable pup, from the very first time they pick up a leveled book. We are proud to introduce a Level 1/A Sammy book!
Margery Moose is off to see the world. Join her on her traveling adventure.
Carla can't figure out who is robbing her of her ribbons every day.
Carla wants to participate in the school talent show. If they haven't already, students will fall in love with this endearing character.
Readers develop a color-rich vocabulary as Sammy prepares for a winter walk.
Students will have a field day with Alex as they are introduced to high frequency verbs.
Firefighter Fred is off to a fire. What will he need to take with him?
Join Carla on her quest to make a big splash. This low level Carla story is great for teaching sequencing.
Introduce readers to cause and effect with this sequel to Carla's Ribbons.