The House that Jack Built opens a new avenue for 4-6 year old non-fiction. The text is written in simple rhyme and follows the (sing-song) rhythm of the original (Mother Goose) rhyme.
Every morning, a young girl walks her grandmother to the Aajibaichi Shala, the school that was built for the grandmothers in her village to have a place to learn to read and write. The narrator beams with pride as she drops her grandmother off with the other aajis to practice the alphabet and learn simple arithmetic. A moving story about family, women and the power of education—when Aaji learns to spell her name you’ll want to dance along with her. Women in countless countries continue to endure the limitations of illiteracy. Unjust laws have suppressed the rights of girls and women and kept many from getting an education and equal standing in society. Based on a true story from the village of Phangane, India, this brilliantly illustrated book tells the story of the grandmothers who got to go to school for the first time in their lives.
In this charmingly illustrated story, a father and his daughter use fresh-picked apples to bake a delicious apple tart. Pairs with the nonfiction title Let's Look at Apple Trees.
Celebrate all that fathers do: building, fixing, cooking, cleaning, laughing, crying, hugging, playing and more! This book shows a wide range of fathers and children, particularly highlighting families of color and lower-income families, who often aren't depicted in children's books.
After losing her first two forever homes, Noodle the goldendoodle knows all about the sadness of goodbyes. But in her new home with Andrea and as an official Helper Hound, Noodle helps Gabriel deal with the loss of his grandfather and to discover that our loved ones can be found in the little things all around us even when they're gone.
Families can include one child and one parent, multiple parents and grandparents with many children, and everything in between. Explore diverse families and the many ways that they care for one another.
A child's parents can be a mom and dad, dad and dad, single parents, stepparents, and more. Explore the many ways that different parents care for their children.
Everyone gets involved in the family soccer game! Readers will practice the words for body parts as the game goes on.
Readers will enjoy inferring who's really having fun on a trip to the amusement park.
Grandma and Grandpa have different plans for their garden plot.
When the family picks out gifts for Dad, everyone is in for a surprise!
The whole family pitches in when Nick, the youngest, wants to catch a fish on his own.
Juice, cookies, flowers, and presents on a tray—that’s a surprise any mom would love! Young readers will enjoy this charming story about three siblings who combine forces to do something wonderful for their Mom. It’s perfect for celebrating a birthday, Mother’s Day, or any day.
Meet Emily and Alex, fraternal twins who love being different. Emily is clean, Alex is dirty; Emily likes dots, Alex likes stripes; Emily is noisy, Alex is quiet.
Too dark, too cold, too stormy, too wet: Joselina Piggy can’t wait to get outside, but every time she asks Big Pig Papa if he’s ready, he has another reason to say “NO!” Kids will relate to this impatient little pig.
This is a charming book about opposites, featuring a pair of lovable twins who are double the trouble and double the fun.
A day at the zoo can be lots of fun when you have a camera to catch the crocs, parrots, zebras, and other wild animals who live there. But what if your big sister is the photographer, and not you? Why, then you've got plenty of time to get into some mischief.
Poor Daddy: he has a fever, he has a headache, he has a rash, he has the chicken pox. He doesn't want to read his newspaper. He won't eat. And he can't attend the ballet recital. Will Dad ever get better?
A rollicking, rhyming description of the ins and outs, and ups and downs of every family. The upbeat text is certain to bring smiles and chuckles to everyone, because everybody has family, and everybody likes to moan and groan about family life, and laugh at it, too.
Father’s Day is almost here! Bobo, a small rabbit, wants to find the perfect present. But none of his ideas (a kitten, a puppy, a chick) work out. Then Bobo comes up with a new plan: a very special hat he makes all by himself!
Andy and Amy just can't wait: today, they're going to adopt a dog. But what kind should they choose? He wants a big one; she wants it small. She wants a white dog; he wants a black. Will they find a pet that can make everyone happy--Mom and Dad too? Maybe Rover will be just right.
Rusty and his Grandma Margo--who's an author--like to write stories together. But when Rusty discovers that she sometimes suffers from writer's block, he worries, and wonders what he can do to help her.
A baby's first year is filled with newness and wonder, from the sight of the sun filtering through leaves to the splash of water at bathtime to sweet snuggles with mom. This book celebrates all of baby's charming firsts and reminds us all of the miracles this life holds when seen through their very new eyes.
Jake should be asleep, but he's decided to stay up all night long. Will he make it until morning?
What makes a grandfather special to his grandchildren and his grandchildren special to their grandfather? It's the little things that matter in this loving tribute to grandpas and grandkids everywhere.