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.
El recuento de la clasica historia con un giro matematico. Lucas, la liebre, siempre estaba presumiendo acerca de lo rapido que l era. Un dia, reta a la tortuga Teodora a una carrera de una milla cuesta arriba a la colina. Lucas salta hacia adelante en el primer octavo de la milla. Mientras Teodora se acerca, l lo vuelve a hacer otra vez. Las medidas de fracciones y distancia marcan su progreso mientras Lucas y Teodora corren a la linea de meta.
A retelling of the classic story with a math twist. Henry Hare was always bragging about how fast he was. One day he challenges Tessie Tortoise to a mile-long race up the hill. Henry leaps ahead for the first eighth of a mile. As Tessie approaches, he bounds ahead again. Fractions and distance measurements mark their progress as Tessie and Henry race to the finish line.
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.
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!