Young readers will learn about the many public holidays and cultural festivals celebrated in the Scandinavian country of Sweden. Fun facts highlight the unique festivals of the ancient Sami people, how the Swedish royal family is honored, what traditional foods are eaten, and how families celebrate special occasions.
Egypt's culture is a fascinating mixture of ancient traditions passed down by the native peoples, as well as the traditions and cultures of countries such as England and Greece, who ruled Egypt in different periods of history. This interesting book describes how ancient traditions, beliefs, and rituals combined with modern influences into the festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Egyptian people celebrate family occasions.
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! Learn all about how to prepare for Christmas from buying and decorating a tree, decorating the house and even whispering your wishes into Santa's ear. In this level three reader learn about some Christmas traditions that Americans have enjoyed for years. Each page features 2-3 sentences and a full-color photo.
Ooh! Aaah! People all over the world celebrate with fireworks. From America's Independence day to Chinese New Year to New Year's Eve, fireworks always draw a crowd. Learn all about fireworks in this level three reader from author Calee M. Lee. Each page features 2-3 sentences and a full-color photo. Kids can power up their reading skills with pyrotechnics in this nonfiction reader.
Happy Thanksgiving! Read all about Thanksgiving in this Discover Reading Beginning Reader. Pilgrims, Native Americans, turkeys feasts, and more are featured in manageable sentences for kindergarten, first, and second graders.
Happy Halloween! Read all about Halloween in this Discover Reading Beginning Reader. Trick or treat, pumpkins, costumes and more are featured in manageable sentences for kindergarten, first, and second graders.
It's time for Thanksgiving dinner, and Little Hoo and his friends and family are gathering for a feast. Introduce your little ones to the fun of bringing a community together for Thanksgiving with Little Hoo and all of his woodland friends.
Who will you say "Boo" to on Halloween night? Say Boo to the scary and sweet in this rhyming beginning reader. Say Boo is part of the Reading Stars series. Reading Star books are for kids at the very beginning of a lifetime love of reading. Each book features less than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence. Say Boo is 28 pages long features 31 different words.
It's somebody's birthday! There might be 364 days each year without birthday cake, but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate. Ramp up the birthday excitement (or weather the post-party blues) with this collection of brilliantly colored birthday-themed photographs. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and ideas to kids.
It's Christmas Eve and Little Hoo should be sleeping. But there are so many interesting noises! Are there reindeer on the roof and elves in the kitchen? Join your favorite owl and find out in this Christmas story that will make December bedtime more fun for toddlers, preschoolers and even big kids who can't help but believe in Christmas magic
Danny is tired of winter and is ready for spring. Danny looks for a groundhog to see if there will be six more weeks of winter.
Danny tries on different costumes in order to decide what he's going to be for Halloween.
It's Danny's birthday! Danny makes some very silly birthday wishes and hopes they come true as he blows out the candles on his cake.
The Easter Bunny hops down the trail to find colorful eggs to give as treats. This cute rhyming song will have everyone excited for the Easter holiday. How many eggs with the Easter Bunny give to you? Little ones will have fun counting the eggs on each page as they imagine playing with the adorable Easter Bunny with floppy ears and a fluffy tail.
Norman is excited about his first Halloween, but has trouble deciding what his costume should be.
“Happy Thanksgiving Day” will entertain pre-readers as they celebrate a beloved national holiday. Kids and parents alike will enjoy reading and singing along to “Happy Thanksgiving Day” as they read this over and over again!
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.”
Learn new words about Santa’s exciting visit on Christmas night with this festive book from the Baby’s First Christmas Book Series! Black and white art and bursts of color will capture baby’s attention with large, simple pictures that encourage learning. Pictures include: cookies, elf, fireplace, lights, reindeer, Santa, sleigh, and toys.
Help baby learn holiday-related words with this adorably-illustrated book. Black and white art with bursts of color will capture baby’s attention with large, simple pictures that encourage learning. Pictures include: present, wreath, bell, stocking, ornament, candy cane, cookie and tree.
Venture out on Halloween night for some friendly frights! Can you guess what happens when dad and son get to Mrs. McFearsome’s house? Find out in this spooky book about going out to trick-or-treat. Rhyming text, simple sentences, and engaging art will have young learners reading along in no time. Titles in the Halloween Fun Series include: Kids Halloween Party, Gruesome Grub Halloween Party, When I Go Trick-Or-Treating, and Five Trick-or-Treaters.
Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “Jolly Old St. Nicholas,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. Read the story. Then sing the story! It isn’t a secret that using songs to teach children pre-reading skills is fun and successful. This classic song is featured as a read-along and a sing-along. The magic of Christmas comes alive with this classic letter to Santa. After making sure that Santa knows what the little mouse’s family wants for Christmas, he asks Santa to fill his stocking with whatever Santa thinks is best! See what happens on Christmas night when Santa climbs down the chimney! Rhyming text paired with festive illustrations will make this book a family favorite. Other books 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, It’s Night-Night Time, Llego La Noche, Me Gustan Los Colores, Sleep, My Little One, Ten In The Bed, Two By Two & The Wheels On The Bus
Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “Down Through The Chimney,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. Read the story. Then sing the story! It isn’t a secret that using songs to teach children pre-reading skills is fun and successful. This original song is featured as a read-along and a sing-along. Discover the magic with this precious tale of a child who spies on Santa during Christmas night. The little boy and his kitten quietly watch as Santa eats his cookies and leaves him colorful presents. Then, Santa surprisingly winks to him before sneaking back up the chimney! This jolly rhyme will have young readers overjoyed with the Christmas spirit. Other books in the Read & Sing Along series include Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Up On The Housetop, and The Twelve Days of Christmas.
What will five little trick-or-treaters do this Halloween night? Venture out and share a friendly fright! Young readers will learn ordinal numbers as they follow five costumed children on a trick-or-treating adventure. Rhyming text, simple sentences, and engaging art will have young learners reading along in no time. Titles in the Halloween Fun Series include: Kids Halloween Party, Gruesome Grub Halloween Party, When I Go Trick-Or-Treating, and Five Trick-or-Treaters.
Kayla adds a new holiday to her family's collection of boxes for each holiday: First Day of Summer Box. After she remembers another good holiday: First Day of School.
Danny and his family enjoy a "thank-you" pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving and share the reasons why each of them feels thankful.