As Priscilla Pony and Lucy Goose prepare to play a game of Duck, Duck, Goose they are finding trouble finding anyone to join them. So, they decide to ask Cooper Cub and Calypso Cat whom they have never talked to before. After the two decide to join in the game and neither Priscilla or Lucy choose them as the goose they lose interest, leaving Priscilla and Lucy wondering why.
A different take on the original nursery rhyme as Humpty's friends fall off chairs and all the kings horses and all the kings men cook them into something else such as eggnog, chocolate cake, or a poached egg. In the end, he learns that even though they are a different shape they are still his friends.
Sierra loves to play outside on sunny days so that she can play shadow tag. On a rainy day she sees a poor spider try over and over to climb up the water spout. She wishes it was sunny so the spider could have a shadow to help it climb the spout. In the end the sun comes out and Sierra discovers the spider had made it up the spout and is weaving its beautiful web.
A bilingual celebration with a delicious ending. This is the story of how the farm maiden and all the farm animals worked together to make the rice pudding that they serve at the fiesta. With the familiarity of "The House That Jack Built," this story bubbles and builds just like the ingredients of the arroz con leche that everyone enjoys. Cleverly incorporating Spanish words, adding a new one in place of the English word from the previous page, this book makes learning the language easy and fun. Rafael López covers each page with vibrant, exuberant color, celebrating tradition and community. Back matter includes a glossary of Spanish words and a recipe for arroz con leche, perfect for everyone to make together and enjoy at story time.
A very short version of the fairy tale classic about a young woman, a handsome prince and a pair of glass slippers.
A condensed version of a classic Aesop fable with the moral: Slow and steady wins the race.
A classic tale of an arrogant gingerbread man who can outrun everyone, but can't out-think a sly fox.
The classic nursery rhyme about Mary and her lamb is accompanied by several other favorite nursery rhymes including Little Miss Muffet, Hickory Dickory Dock, Hey Diddle Diddle, Where Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone, and Humpty Dumpty! Children will enjoy reading these all-time favorite classic stories in this beautifully illustrated book.
A condensed version of a classic Aesop fable with the moral: Even the smallest of goods deeds is rewarded.
The Rooster and the Fox; The Wolf and the Kid; The Sheep and the Kid; The Donkey and the Load of Salt; The Peacock.
This cat goes beyond the call of duty to keep the mice and roaches in order in this cute little poem by T.S. Eliot.
A naughty young shepherd boy learns that nobody believes a liar, even when he's telling the truth.
An old favorite song with a classic art twist.
Learn who Dinah is at long last in the condensed version of this classic song.
Another 6 classic Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes in verse or song.
An amusing sequence of events that end up right back where they started.
A very short version of this enduring tale of a naughty little girl and a family of very patient bears.
A lovely retelling of Hans Christian Anderson's story of a determined princess whose loyalty saves her brothers from being turned into swans by an evil queen.