Little Hippo grazes on African plains, falling behind his herd, when a flock of oxpecker birds won’t leave him alone. Mama helps him and all becomes right again. A sweet story of youthful adventure and motherly love, told with short rhyming lines and warm illustrations.
Reece's new dog, Ruckus, tears through life like a Tyrannosaurus rex. He bites everything that moves and drives Reece's mom nuts. The puppy was Dad's idea, to make things easier for Reece after his parents' separation, but Ruckus is not easy at all and Mom is getting fed up. When her diamond earrings go missing, it sends the family into a tailspin. What happens when a dog swallows something precious? Reece is about to find out. But they can't give up on this little Jack Russell terror, can they? He's family, after all. We first met Reece and his family in the Orca Echoes title Where's Burgess? by Laurie Elmquist.
Thirteen-year-old Chloë left her whole life back in Montreal, including her mom and her best friend. Now she's stuck in Victoria with her dad and her estranged grandfather, Uli, who recently had a stroke. When Chloë agrees to help Uli look after his garden, she's determined to find out why he and her dad didn't speak to each other for years. For decades Uli has collected seeds from people in the community, distinct varieties that have been handed down through generations. The result is a garden full of unusual and endangered produce, from pink broccoli to blue kale to purple potatoes. But Chloë learns that the garden will soon be destroyed to make way for a new apartment complex. And the seed collection is missing! Chloë must somehow find a way to save her grandfather's legacy.
In this precious rhyming story, a little boy reflects on spending Christmas each year with his Grandma. From making decorations together for the Christmas tree, to drinking hot chocolate and staying up late talking by the fireplace; the little boy and his Grandma make sweet memories. When it’s time to leave, and Grandma becomes teary-eyed, the little boy ensures her that she’s the best part of Christmas. “So whenever my face feels the first flakes of snow, wherever I am, it’s to Grandma’s I go. Where it’s always been Christmas, and always will be, for Christmas at Grandma’s is Christmas to me.”
Con un beso suave, Mamá Osa lleva a Osito a la cama. “Te amo más” se convierte en un juego precioso entre Mamá Osa y Osito, cuando piensan en diferentes formas de decir “Te amo más.” Hagan de este tierno libro parte de su rutina de la hora de acostarse y luego inventen su propios ejemplos de “Te amo más” con su hijo. Este libro es la manera perfecta para terminar un largo día.
Meet Sophia and her cute dog named Thunder. Sophia’s family is introduced through beautiful watercolor art and simple text. Grandma is a good cook. Sophia’s brother likes to play baseball. And, of course, Sophia receives presents from her aunt. The story introduces family members' names, what they like to do, and ends with a fun celebration for Sophia’s birthday. What do you like to do when you get together with your family? The perfect book for aspiring readers. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version Mi Familia.
A visit to Grandma’s house for dinner is a fun-filled, tasty event. And of course, dinner is not complete without dessert. What will Grandma make for dinner? Through simple text and beautifully-illustrated art, young readers learn the names of various foods as well as good table manners. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version A mi Abuela, le gusta cocinar.
Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “It's Night-Night Time,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. Snuggle close to your little one and enjoy this rhyming story about mommy animals gently tucking their babies into bed. “It’s night-night time,” said Mama Horse as her little foal softly neighed. “Snuggle close, and bow your head. Our nighttime prayers, we’ll say.” Mama Cat, Raccoon, Cow, Mouse, Horse, and Bird, each say “good night” to their babies in a different, caring way. Young readers will be captivated by the comforting story and reassuring illustrations. This book is the perfect way to end a busy day. Other titles in the Read & Sing Along Series include: A Is For Alligator, A Pilot Flies Her Plane, At The Farm, Diez En La Cama, Down Through The Chimney, Duerme, Mi Pequenito, Hickory Dickory Dock & More, Humpty Dumpty & More, Huge Machines, I Like Colors, I Thank God For You, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Llego La Noche, Me Gustan Los Colores, Sleep, My Little One, Ten In The Bed, Two By Two & The Wheels On The Bus.
¡Los niños aprenderán las palabras sencillas de español en este libro divertido y ilustrado, por ejemplo, mamá, papá, hermano, hermanita, abuela, abuelo, tía, tío, primos, y mi familia!(Children will learn simple Spanish words through this fun illustrated story, for example, mom, dad, brother, baby sister, grandma, grandpa, aunt, uncle, cousins, and my family!)
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