Children's author and illustrator Etienne Delessert tells the story of Eglantine Besson, the woman who became his mother, and of the glass that came to represent their relationship.
Todd Peddlesfoot is a very nice young rabbit, and he hardly ever gets in trouble...but one day at school, Todd hits one of his friends. And he hits him the next day too. Can Todd learn an important lesson about having self-discipline and not hitting?
Mommy, Daddy, and Dorothy's brother, Martin, all wear glasses. But not Dorothy. She knows that glasses make people see better, and she wants to see better, too. Never mind that she can see perfectly without them. She feels like an outsider in her own family, and so she draws glasses on her face and on all her toys. But when she tries on her Daddy's glasses, she gets a big surprise!
Alexa Peddlesfoot gets angry when her brothers don't play fairly. After complaining to her parents, her mother teaches her a great lesson on fairness. Alexa is so impressed with her mother's example she decides to try it out at school with her friends. Will Alexa be able to show fairness to all her friends at school?
Big black Busunsul and little white Paskualina are the best of friends. They are both very unusual dogs and they live happily in a house together. They love to play the same games and to hike in the forest. They even sleep in the same room, sometimes cuddling up together when it's very cold. But what happens when a big, beautiful succulent bone comes between them? DuÅ¼y czarny Bursunsul i maÅ‚a biaÅ‚a Paskualina sÄ… najlepszymi przyjaciÃ³Å‚mi. SÄ… one nadzwyczajnymi psami i szczÄ™Å›liwie Å¼yjÄ… razem w jednym domu. LubiÄ… bawiÄ‡ siÄ™ w te same gry i spacerowaÄ‡ po lesie. One nawet Å›piÄ… w tym samym pokoju, czasami przytulajÄ…c siÄ™ do siebie, kiedy jest zimno. Ale co siÄ™ dzieje, kiedy piÄ™kna duÅ¼a smaczna koÅ›Ä‡ znajdzie siÄ™ miÄ™dzy nimi?
Engage early readers in identifying the people and places around them with this fun nonfiction book featuring clear, colorful images and simple text. Readers will learn to recognize and identify such people and places as family, home, school, sister, town, bike, and dog!
Introduce beginning readers to basic familiar vocabulary including family, mother, father, sister, brother, grandma, grandpa, and pets through vibrant images and informational text.
This is the Spanish only version of Bedtime Monster. A little boy doesn't want to go to bed. He whines. He cries. He throws a tantrum. He begins to grow long claws and a tail. What? A tail? It's true! This little boy is not only acting like a monster, he turns into one! He growls a scary growl. He grows a tail. But, his parents know what to do. They calmly cuddle, rock, and sing to him. Here is a monster you might actually want to snuggle with as bedtime draws near.
Both Mum and Dad work in offices, but it's hard for a very little boy to understand what they DO all day, and why they're SO tired when they get home and can only play for a little while. With the help of his grandmother, who takes care of him, our young narrator tries to experience their workaday world, day after day, at home in a pretend office . . . and he gets really, really tired, too. . . . Papa et maman travaillent dans des bureaux, mais c'est difficile pour un tout petit garçon de comprendre ce qu'ils font toute la journée, et pourquoi, si fatigués lorsqu'ils reviennent à la maison, ils ne peuvent jouer qu'un tout petit moment. Avec l'aide de sa grand-mère qui prend soin de lui, notre jeune narrateur essaie d'imaginer leur routine quotidienne, jour après jour, à la maison il joue à l'employé de bureau. . . et il devient lui aussi très très fatigué.
Times are hard for Mommy, Daddy, and Ivan. They live in a tiny apartment and only have room for an imaginary dog, Ronny, who behaves badly--especially at night. They love him, anyway. One day they are able to move to a larger apartment and have room for The Real Ronny! A real dog! He's wonderful, of course. And they love him. But sometimes you can't help missing the things you left behind. Nehéz idôk járnak anyára, apára és Ivánra. Egy ici-pici lakásban laknak, így nem jut hely igazi kutyára. Ám van egy képzeletbeli Ronijuk, akit - bár nagyon rosszul viselke-dik, kiváltképp éjjelente - mindenki nagyon szeret. Egy napon, Ivánék nagyobb lakásba költöznek, és így van hely egy Igazi Roninak is. Egy igazi kutya! Persze Roni tökéletes, és mindenki imádja, de néha mégis... hiányoznak a régi, jól megszokott dolgok.
In This Fluent Reader, Parents Turn The Tables On The Kids By Asking If They Have To Do Chores Around The House.
In This Emergent Reader, A Child Doesn't Want To Go To Bed. Teaching Focus, Words To Know Before You Read, Comprehension And Extension Activities. Inside Front And Back Cover Parent And Teacher Support.
Drew thought spending the summer in Florida with his little sister Maddie was the worst thing that could happen to him. He was wrong. When their plane crashes in a swampy, crocodile-infested wilderness, Drew and Maddie must rely on each other to survive.
A young boy pretends to be a master chef while cooking in the kitchen with his dad and shows what its like to be a professional chef. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of chef terms.
Jonah, like many little boys, is afraid of the dark. His older brother, Gor, and his baby sister, Arpi, share the bedroom with Jonah. But it's still a scary place at night, what with monsters under beds and on chairs, and who knows what's lurking in the spooky cupboard? But when Gor promises Jonah his favorite toy soldier if he'll just try not to be afraid, Jonah is too excited to sleep. Will the scary dark keep Jonah in his bed? Jonah, comme beaucoup de petits garÃ§ons, a peur du noir. Son grand frÃ¨re, Gor, et sa petite sÅ“ur, Arpi, partagent sa chambre. Mais il a quand mÃªme peur la nuit, avec ces monstres sous les lits et sur les chaises, et qui sait ce qui se cache dans le placard sinistreâ€‰? Toutefois, lorsque Gor promet Ã Jonah son petit soldat prÃ©fÃ©rÃ© s'il essaie seulement de ne pas avoir peur, Jonah est bien trop excitÃ© pour trouver le sommeil. La peur du noir forcera-t-elle Jonah Ã rester dans son litâ€‰?
For as far back as Kyle can remember, he spent summers at Gram's cottage on the lake--fishing all day, and hanging out with the whole family. But this year is different. His father has moved out, his grandmother has died, and his mother is selling the cottage because they can't afford the upkeep. Sally Derby takes readers to a small lake in 1970s Michigan, where thirteen-year-old Kyle comes to understand that loss isn't forever, and that people are more complicated than they seem.
Boris is a musician, playing the songs he learned growing up in Russia. Stella is a baker, baking cakes and pastries like her father used to back in Italy. Boris and Stella live in the city and are best friends. They like movies, hats, and each other. At holiday time, Stella wants to give Boris the perfect present for Hanukkah. She wants him to know how special he is. Boris wants to give Stella the perfect present for Christmas: she means so much to him. But perfect presents cost money and their bank savings contain very little. To make their dreams of perfect presents come true, Boris and Stella each sacrifice something very special. In a nod to O. Henrys The Gift of the Magi comes this tender story celebrating traditions, friendships, and gifts from the heart.
Alex loves his mother very much and today is her birthday. He bundles up and sets out to find a job. He'll try anything to earn enough money for a present: bang his saucepan to the beat with street musicians, wash a car, anything!-until he discovers the perfect present to bring home to her... Alex mÃ¡ svou maminku moc rÃ¡d. A prÃ¡vÄ› dnes mÃ¡ maminka narozeniny. Alex si tedy oblÃ©kne zimnÃk, Äepici a rukavice a vydÃ¡ se hledat prÃ¡ci. HodlÃ¡ udÄ›lat cokoliv, aby vydÄ›lal dost penÄ›z na dÃ¡rek. TÅ™eba hrÃ¡t na rendlÃk s pouliÄnÃmi muzikanty, mÃ½t auta, prostÄ› cokoliv! AÅ¾ najednou objevÃ perfektnÃ dÃ¡rek...
Both Mum and Dad work in offices, but it's hard for a very little boy to understand what they DO all day, and why they're SO tired when they get home and can only play for a little while. With the help of his grandmother, who takes care of him, our young narrator tries to experience their workaday world, day after day, at home in a pretend office . . . and he gets really, really tired, too. . . Edhe mami edhe babi punojne ne zyra, por eshte e veshtire per nje djale te vogel te kuptoje c'bejne ata gjithe diten qe jane KAQ te lodhur kur vijne ne shtepi sa mund te luajne vetem pak. Me ndihmen e gjyshes se tij, e cila kujdeset per te, tregimtari yne i vogel perpiqet te provoje boten e punes se tyre, dite pas dite, ne shtepi ne nje zyre me gjasme... dhe ai eshte lodhur shume, shume. . .
Bunny is on a camping trip with his brother and his grandpa. How much trouble can he get into? As it turns out, a lot. For one thing, there are soldiers all over the place. Canada is about to go to war with the United States, and the battle starts tomorrow. Bunny is worried. A hockey rivalry is one thing, but this is serious. And why is everybody so happy? Things get personal when an American soldier steals his brother Spencer's cell phone. Bunny decides to track down the phone himself. Maybe they can get out of there before the war starts. Thats when things get confusing. In this zany prequel to Ink Me and The Wolf and Me, the hockey-loving, indomitable Bunny goes camping with his brother and his grandpa.
Kallie Echo is starting to think dreams are dangerous. Her dad had one to be a rock star and then he died. Now Kallie is practically homeless and her life is falling apart. So when a punk band asks Kallie to sing for them, she must decide if she's got the heart to front a band of rocker chicks (and one trans guy). Can she find a new purpose in punk? And will the drummer with the amazing smile break her heart?The band goes on tour, and everything hinges on Kallie. It's a lot of pressure especially when you throw in substance abuse and Kallie's deadbeat mom showing up at the worst time. Kallie must learn to trust her friends, and herself, if she's going to get over the past and make a new future. But if she dares to dream again, will she lose it all?
As Gina gets ready for her Christmas wedding, all is quiet in Steeltown. Then she's robbed, cousin Jimmy has a heart attack, and someone in the city has hijacked a transport truck full of booze. But who? And why? Gina knows bootlegging used to be a family business, but they stopped that in the '30s. Didnt they? Gina and Nico work feverishly to keep the latest bungled family matter under wraps, but the police are closing in. And, once again, everything points to the Holy Cannoli Retirement Home. The Bootlegger's Goddaughter is the fifth book in the Gina Gallo Mystery series.
Inspired by memories of fantastic family birthday parties, mother-and-daughter team Nikki Tate and Dani Tate-Stratton researched the history of birthdays in order to answer such questions as, How much does where you grow up influence the way you celebrate getting a year older? Have people always celebrated birthdays? The more they investigated, the more they realized that there's a lot more to birthdays than cake, presents, a few games and perhaps a goody bag. They discovered there are as many ways to observe birthdays as there are places in which to do it.
Molly grew up hearing the tales of Haviland Stout, her ancestor who discovered the dangerous magical spirits that inhabit the far corners of the world. Now, on the edge of the New World, in the British Dominion of Terra Nova, Molly and her family collect spirits aboard their airship, the Legerdemain. But when Molly captures a spirit that can speak and claims to have been Haviland's friend, her entire life is upended. What if everything she knows about the spirits, and her own history, is a lie? In her hunt for the truth, Molly will have to challenge the most powerful company in Terra Nova and find the courage to reshape her world.
Life hasn't been easy for fifteen-year-old Lizzie Jackson since her father's sudden death four years ago. Shortly after he died, her mother, Lydia, began dating and drinking herself into oblivion, leaving Lizzie to parent her younger brother, Charlie. Things go from bad to worse when Lydia marries Dean. To protect Charlie from Dean's rage, Lizzie makes herself the target of his abuse. But when Dean sexually assaults Lizzie, things change forever. Can she continue to ensure her brother's safety after she flees their home?