Join Bumpy the Frog, an accident prone young amphibian, as he learns his strengths and limitations through adventures with his friends.
Not everyone is happy with the menu when friends work together to plan dinner.
Readers will identify with the special connection between a girl and her companion.
Crow does not want to share his tree, until an unexpected visitor shows him what he's been missing.
When Squirrel's car gets stuck, he turns to friends for help. Will he ever get out of the muck?
All the crocodile wants is a new friend. Will any of the jungle animals give him a chance?
"Will you play with me?" Kara asks everyone, but they're all too busy. But when the little girl finds a big red blanket and starts to play all by herself, her entire family wants to join the fun. Soon, they're all letting their imaginations run free, as the blanket turns into a galloping horse and a slithering snake.
The Color Collector is a poignant story about newness, friendship, and common ground. When a boy notices the new girl picking up all manner of debris and litter on their walks home from school he wants to know why. So she shows him the huge mural she's created in her room that reminds her of the home she left behind. He learns all about where she's come from and they both find how wonderful it is to make a new friend.
In this early reader with five short chapters, emerging readers meet Pig and Goose. Pig is happy. She loves to dance. She loves to eat. But she cannot fly. And she cannot swim. Goose can fly like a bird. Goose can glide across the water beautifully. But he cannot tell stories or host a party like Pig can. Pig and Goose are very different. But what they do have in common is that they like each other. And they love springtime. Simple text and charming illustrations guide beginning readers throughout the story and encourage independent reading.
Find out what makes Molly, her baby brother, and her friends happy as they go to the beach, have a play date, and finally go to bed.
Buffy ran. Jenny ran. And soon everyone is running, too. The chase is on! Where could they be going so fast? Just like all the characters, young readers will scream with pleasure when they find out.
Little Princess wants to join her friends at the pool. She just needs to get her bathing suit and swim cap, then SPLASH! In she goes for a happy swim day!
Ink, Wink, and Blink complain they have nothing to do, despite enough toys to keep an army of kids busy. But the three eventually find some hilariously slapstick ways to entertain themselves…and readers, too!
Stella's ready for some fun and games--and Buffy her puppy's the perfect playmate. "Throw...and catch! Throw...and catch." Then, it's time for some doggie tricks. But Buffy will only SIT DOWN and SIT UP: she won't try anything new. But look: here's Stella's friend Sam. Maybe he can help with a stunt or two.
A little girl steps out into her rainy yard in search of her missing kitten. She discovers a series of charming garden denizens on the way to finding Kitty. After celebrating the glories of a rainy day, the book ends with a heartwarming reunion between girl and cat.
Mike and Tony do everything together--including a sleepover each Friday. But this week they started a small pillow fight that grew...and grew...and grew. Will this be the end of a beautiful friendship?
When Milo the cat loses his favorite ball of yarn, Mouse offers to help him find it. But Mouse does not seem to understand that a ball is round like a circle--or maybe he is just not letting on? Just as Milo fears that his ball/circle is forever lost, the sneaky mouse rolls it out for him to discover.
Smudge the dog is busy. He has a secret errand to run, and it isn't anybody's business. But not one of his friends listen to his pleas. This charming and disarming story, about a curmudgeon who is loved in spite of himself by his faithful flock of friends, will win over readers of all ages.
Ms. Vanilla is back and ready to celebrate Valentine's Day. Her whole class makes cards and enjoys a big party. Then the kids read their valentines to the class--but the last one is for someone special!
Mouse hears scary noises in her new home. Who could it be? Join along as Mouse solves the mystery and makes a new friend.
What makes a mouse house a home? When Mouse moves into her new house, friend after friend come by to bring gifts and make for a cozy home.
Meet Hank and his dog, Irma. Irma is no ordinary dog. She thinks she's a real person. And so, on Halloween it seems only fair that Irma gets to dress up, too. As Hank gets ready to go trick-or-treating, Irma is not happy about being left out of the festivities...and she makes her feelings oh-so-clear.
Golden Girl is excited for her first Family Day at Storm Cliff Stables. But where is her family? She looks right. She looks left. No luck! Luckily, her farmyard friends know just what to do! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
It’s Aunt Jane’s birthday! The friends are baffled because they don’t see a gift from Sweet Pea. But they understand when they see Aunt Jane’s new scarf and hat! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Meet Milo the merman. He wants to be friends. How can you be a good friend to Milo? In How to Be Friends with This Merman, you'll learn valuable friendship skills surrounding processing emotions of disappointment and the need for quiet time. There are many ways to be a good friend. The How to Be Friends series models positive ways to interact with and support friends through vivid illustrations and empathy-focused stories. Beginning readers will learn to model friendship-building skills in this easy-to-read fiction series featuring fantasy characters on each of its 24 pages.