There was an old lady who lived in a shoe...but how was her shoe house designed? Students will love learning how their favorite storybook characters thought up and designed their quirky homes.
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. In addition to writing children's books, Judy Young teaches poetry writing workshops for children and educators across the country. Her other books with Sleeping Bear Press include the popular R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet and The Lucky Star. Judy lives near Springfield, Missouri. Laura Francesca Filippucci was born in Milan, Italy, where she graduated in Illustration at the Istituto Europeo di Design. She later specialized in Children's Book Illustration at the School of Visual Arts, New York. She lives in Milan with her family.
In this adaptation of The Emperors New Clothes, Mayor Peacock declares he will hire a tornado tamer to protect the town. After a long search, Travis arrives to fill the position and this trickster weasel has a plan. He will build a very special, transparent cover to protect the town. Travis magical cover is so transparent that only those smart enough and special enough can even see it. Mouse is doubtful, but his questions are brushed off. Months later, the cover has been hung and Travis has been paid a hefty sum, but a tornado is in the distance and the town is in its path. Will the magic cover protect the town?
The birds in Kate's neighborhood have a secret: there's a party today! But where? Kate listens to the clues in the calls of her neighborhood birds and discovers an impromptu birthday party for week-old ducklings.
Chicken Little may have thought the sky was falling but Peter Pika is sure the glaciers are melting and is off to talk to the Mountain Monarch about it. Joined along the way by friends Tammy Ptarmigan, Sally Squirrel, Mandy Marmot, and Harry Hare, they all wonder what will happen to them if the glaciers melt. Where will they live, how will they survive? When Wiley Wolverine tries to trick them, can the Mountain Monarch save them? More importantly, can the Mountain Monarch stop the glaciers from melting?
Â¿Y si Juan y Julia hubieran estado jugando en una duna de arena suave en vez de en esa colina peligrosa? Y suponte que el animal de MarÃa no era realmente un cordero. Y si MarÃa tuviera una pequeÃ±a... Â¿almeja? Estas preguntas â€” y otras â€” serÃ¡n contestadas de una forma graciosa en La madre Ã¡guila pescadora: Canciones infantiles para boyas y gaviotas. Esta colecciÃ³n vuelve a contar las rimas del Ganso madre y enaltece las costas y canales de AmÃ©rica â€” desde el mar al mar brillante. Los lectores jÃ³venes encontrarÃ¡n pelÃcanos juguetones, gaviotas y nutrias. Ellos montarÃ¡n ponis salvajes isleÃ±os, conocerÃ¡n piratas, y con seguridad aprenderÃ¡n la importante diferencia entre â€œorcaâ€ y â€œ quingombÃ³.â€ Con un giro inesperado y viejos estÃ¡ndares, La madre Ã¡guila pescadora hace un saludo a las brisas de mar, la arena, y tambiÃ©n algunas tonterÃas.
Someone stole a cake from the cake contest--who could it be? Twelve animal bakers are potential suspects but Detective Duck uses his deductive reasoning skills to "quack" the case. After all, the thief left hairs behind so the thief wasn't a bird. Follow along as he subtracts each suspect one at a time to reveal just who the culprit was. This clever story will have children of all ages giggling at the puns and the play on words.
Alguien se robÃ³ un pastel del concurso de pastelesâ€”Â¿quiÃ©n puede ser? Doce animales pasteleros son los posibles sospechosos pero el detective Pato utilize sus habilidades de razonamiento deductive para resolver â€œel casoâ€. DespuÃ©s de todo, el ladrÃ³n ha dejado un rastro de â€œpelosâ€ asÃ que, no puede ser un ave. Sigue la historia mientras el detective descarta a cada sospechoso, uno a la vez, para descubrir quiÃ©n fue el culpable. Esta ingeniosa historia tendrÃ¡ a los niÃ±os de todas las edades riÃ©ndose de los juegos de palabras.
On a very hot day at the beach, Tim "sails" off to the North Pole to get his grandpa an iceberg. But when Tim arrives back at the beach the surprise is not what he expected it to be!