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The Magic Trapdoor

M.R. Nelson (author) Katie Mazeika (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532408212

When a boy loses his best car under his bed, he discovers a magic trap door that will take him to the past. In this first adventure, the trap door opens into the time of the dinosaurs. In Magic Trapdoor Beginning Readers, short and simple sentences tell an exciting story. Call-out text boxes expand the learning experience with nonfiction text designed for a parent, teacher or older sibling to read.

A Day in the Garden

Su Kim (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532412110

Join a little garden gnome for a day of fun. A Day in the Garden is a gentle book celebrating flowers, tea parties, and good friends. Delicate illustrations are paired with a simple story sure to charm little readers. This picture book is ideal for fairy lovers and little children who would rather be out in the garden than cooped up inside.

Little Red Riding Hood

Calee M. Lee (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623953669

Make sure you don't stop and talk to strangers! The classic story of Little Red Riding Hood has been retold with simple, rhythmic sentences for beginning readers and fairy tale lovers alike.

Goldilocks & the Three Bears

Calee M. Lee (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623953461

Someone has been eating my porridge! The classic fairy tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears has been retold with simple, rhythmic sentences for beginning readers. Discover Fairy Tales are familiar stories with cute illustrations, perfect for early readers and fairy tale lovers alike.

Cinderella

Calee M. Lee (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623953294

When the clock strikes 12, the spell will be broken! The classic fairy tale of Cinderella has been retold with simple, rhythmic sentences for beginning readers and fairy tale lovers alike.

Travel Guide for Monsters

Lori Degman (author) Dave Szalay (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166769

Taking your monster on a road trip this summer? Or letting your favorite beast tag along on a family beach vacation? Wherever you and your monster are traveling, Travel Guide for Monsters is full of essential tips to help you both enjoy the sights from coast to coast--and avoid monster-related mishaps.

Unicorns

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003552

A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of unicorns, the spiral-horned mythological creatures known for their benevolence. Also included is a story from folklore about a unicorn’s generosity.

Leprechauns

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003538

A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of leprechauns, the small, humanlike mythological creatures known for their mischievousness. Also included is a story from folklore about how a leprechaun tricked a farmer.

Mermaids

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003545

A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of mermaids, the aquatic mythological creatures known for their singing. Also included is a story from folklore about how a mermaid returned a beggar’s kindness.

Dragons

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003521

A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of dragons, the scaly mythological creatures known for their ability to fly. Also included is a story from folklore about the defeat of a dragon named Lindwurm.

Writing a Fairy Tale

Cecilia Minden (author) Carol Herring (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160163

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a Fairy Tale is full of tips and tricks to help kids craft a whimsical tale, from Once Upon a Time to Happily Ever After. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.

Writing a Fractured Fairy Tale

Cecilia Minden (author) Carol Herring (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160170

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a Fractured Fairy Tale is full of tips and tricks to help kids fracture their own tale, from mixing up characters to creating conflict. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.

The Brave Little Mouse

Roz Rosenbluth (author) Deborah Borgo (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819000

Each night after Mr. and Mrs. Clampton go to bed, the Mouse Family comes out of their home to feast on the cheese left in the kitchen. Find out how life changes for Mabel Mouse, her brother Morton, and her mom and dad, when Mrs. Clampton brings home a farm cat. A quick-thinking Mabel has a plan to outsmart Tiger, the cat, and make sure her family is able to enjoy cheese from the Clampton’s kitchen once again. A positive ending adds interest to this suspenseful story and encourages a lifelong love for reading.

A Tooth Tale

Christine L. Henderson (author) Mark Corcoran (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389089

David and the Tooth Fairy resolve a misunderstanding.

A Cat Came Fiddling

Highlights for Children (author) Antonenkov (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682383957

The animals host a wedding between a mouse and a bumblebee.

Happily Ever After: Wicked Stepmothers

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601955

A primer of the familiar fairy-tale characters of wicked stepmothers, from what makes them scary to those they harm, plus famous stories and movies in which they have appeared.

Everella's Wand and Other Fairy Tale Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374977

Fairy tales! A young fairy becomes selfish and loses her powers. Can she earn them back? Curley needs clean uniforms to deliver mail, but the dry cleaner is closed for the week. His sister supplies him with fairy tale costumes to make his mail deliveries! A lazy man is visited by a lazy fairy godmother, and an ambitious girl finds a job along with a fantastic adventure! Stories by Marjorie R. Sheffer, Linda Kao, Bradford H. Robie, and Maggie Murphy.

Burro's Tortillas

Terri Fields (author), Sherry Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180203

What do you get when you cross The Little Red Hen with a burro and his friends? Burro's Tortillas! In this humorous Southwestern retelling of a childhood favorite, Burro finds it difficult to get any help from his friends as he diligently works to turn corn into tortillas. Young children will love the repetition; older children will enjoy the book's many puns. In addition to its Southwestern "flavor," the delightful story imparts an accurate picture of the traditional way that tortillas are made. A Spanish/English glossary and a simple recipe for making tortillas are included in the "For Creative Minds" section.

Thumbelina

Rebecca Bondor (author) Lydia Halverson (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625815453

When a good-hearted poor peasant gives her last loaf of bread to a beggar, she is given a corn seed in return. Imagine the peasant woman’s surprise when in the morning a beautiful flower appears with a tiny young lady inside its petals. The peasant woman names her Thumbelina. Find out what happens when an old ugly frog takes Thumbelina to be his son’s wife. A happy ending adds interest to this fairy tale and encourages a lifelong love for reading.

Little Red Riding Hood

Rebecca Bondor (author) Diana Magnuson (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625815491

When Little Red Riding Hood’s grandmother becomes sick, she decides to visit her and bring her a basket of her favorite things. Her mother warns her to not talk to any strangers on her journey. But Little Red Riding Hood soon forgets her mother’s warning and talks to a wolf along her way. The clever wolf races ahead to Grandmother’s house because he wants a tasty supper. Find out how a nearby woodcutter saves Little Red Riding Hood and her Grandmother. A happy ending adds interest to this fairy tale and encourages a lifelong love for reading.

The Princess and the Pea

Hans Christian Andersen, Kari James (authors) Barbara Lanza (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625815477

Prince Fastidious travels the world to find his perfect princess. But something is not quite right about any of them. They either talk too much, or not at all. Some are too old for him, or too young. Others are spoiled or have too many noisy, little dogs. Find out what happens when Princess Rose accidentally comes to the castle at night because of a fierce storm. How does she prove to the Queen that she’s a real princess? A happy ending adds interest to this fairy tale and encourages a lifelong love for reading.

Teddy's Day in The Forest

Brenda Martin Eldrid (author) Louise B. Satterfield (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819017

Teddy and his parents are planning a fun picnic at Silver Lake Park. When the Bear’s little red car hits a bump in the road, Teddy topples out and lands in a soft pile of leaves. But, how will Teddy find Silver Lake Park and be reunited with his parents? Find out what happens when Teddy Bear meets a real bear in the woods. A positive ending adds interest to this suspenseful story and encourages a lifelong love for reading.

Sleeping Beauty

Charl Fromme (author) Robin DeWitt (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625815460

Simple text and captivating illustrations are paired with beautiful music and fun sound-effects to help tell the classic tale of “Sleeping Beauty.” Find out what happens when a king and queen hold a special feast to celebrate the birth of their baby girl named Briar Rose. As each fairy presents special gifts to Briar Rose, the king and queen are delighted. But when the thirteenth fairy storms into the castle, because she was not invited to the celebration, she casts a wicked spell on Briar Rose. Will the spell be broken by a handsome prince? A happy ending adds interest to this fairy tale and encourages a lifelong love for reading.

Watch Out for Wolfgang

Paul Carrick (Illustrator) (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570916892

Paul Carrick recycles The Three Little Pigs into a humorous fractured fairy tale about being yourself. An old mother robot sends her three sons, Rod, Slick, and Dudley, out into the world to seek their fortunes. But Wolfgang the Recycler is after them for their precious parts. How will the three robots protect themselves and their factories from clever Wolfgang?

The Hidden Bestiary of Marvelous, Mysterious, and (Maybe Even) Magical Creatures

Judy Young (author), Laura Francesca Filippucci (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365937

Explorer Basil Bernard Barnswhitten (B.B.B.) has a list of creatures he needs to verify for an important report so he visits the Finchhaven Museum of Extraordinary Curiosities, Oddities & Improbabilities. But he finds that one of the glass exhibit cases is damaged - something appears to be missing. Or did it escape? To complete his report, B.B.B. travels around the world to track down each creature on his list, all the while asking the same three questions: Is it alive? Is it extinct? Did it ever exist? By deciphering the clues in his journal, young explorers can accompany B.B.B. as he tries to locate each mysterious creature. Finding them won't be easy; lushly detailed scenes serve not only as camouflage but also as habitats to other strange and mysterious marvels