How long can a new pair of gym shoes stay clean and white?
Carla's hair ribbons go missing every day. What keeps happening to them?
Simple text introduces prepositions, while clever illustrations support the text and keep readers guessing as Matt looks for his cap.
An annoying mosquito introduces prepositions, while simple text helps readers build fluency.
It's lunch time! Can Sammy resist the temptation of a delicious meal that's not for him?
Sammy gets ready for a walk with lots of colorful clothing.
Repetitive text will help readers build fluency, and fun clues to predict what Sammy finds on his walk will keep them engaged.
Everyone has a suggestion for poor Moose. Will he ever lose his loose tooth?
As usual, an adventure for Sammy means trouble for the whole family!
Everyone in the family has a gift for Sammy and a special surprise planned! Repetitive text will help readers build fluency.
What will Carla eat for breakfast? She imagines all her options with colorful descriptions.
Most of the time she is good Princess Rosebud. But when there's a hole in her sock, or her sweater is itchy, or–ick!–the peas on her plate are smushed up right next to the carrots, this strong-willed little miss becomes the picky and prickly Princess Fussy. Sound Familiar? The clever rendition of The Princess and the Pea offers a funny, insightful reflection of how important having certain things be "just so" can be to certain kids. Everyone will cheer the surprising twist that reveals why Rosebud cannot get comfy at bedtime. Is it simply the return of Princess Fussy? Or might there be a more royal reason for her finicky convictions?
Introducing Clover, the newest character in Blue Apple's Jump-Into-Chapters series! Kids will make a great new friend-on-the-page when they meet the sunny-funny, no-holds-barred Clover in her debut school-centered adventures. Whether she's trying to sit still during story time, or singing a little louder during music hour, or cracking the tough-girl shell of a new kid who says she's "bad news," Clover is a fizz-and-pop girl! The school setting and everyday activities provide a relatable backdrop to the growing-up experiences showcased by Clover and other characters.
In farmyards, jungles, and oceans, almost every animal has something to say! Roosters cock-a-doodle-do. Can you cock-a-doodle, too? Here's a book that invites kids to make some noise. Young readers will love the interactive experience of reading about, then mimicking, animal sounds. And as kids say honk, squawk, moo, and whoo, they'll be learning, too! Science and nature facts are featured in sidebars—why do whales sing? What does a rooster want us to know? This unique combination of language arts, science, and noisy fun is a dynamic duet with cacophonous kid-appeal.
When Lulu grows up, she wants "a really, really big job." She doesn't want to wash elephants - she'd get all wet. She doesn't want to be a doctor - she doesn't like shots. She doesn't want to drive a big rig - hard hats itch. She wants the biggest, most important job of all, but what should it be? A mommy? An author? Nothing is out of the question for Lulu! Her simple game of "What's the biggest job of all?" will open young readers to the many possibilities before them too.
Grandmas get their due in this companion to 40 Uses for a Grandpa. "Don't be surprised when little ones demand to take Grandma and Grandpa through these books, page by charming page," declares Cricket magazine. From one to forty-one, great grandmothers are celebrated in this perfect-for-giving-and-getting homage.
Daughters come in all colors, sizes, and shapes, with all kinds of enthusiasms, abilities, and talents. But whether they're acting as the family's computer guru, movie critic, taste tester, fashionista, tennis partner, or dog walker, or are just using up all the cell phone minutes, every daughter is special. Deborah Zemke's whimsical illustrations show families from all walks of life.
If I had a dog, I would play with it. If you had a dog, what would you do with it? What would it do with you? This funny beginning reader is perfect for kids who think they want a dog. With 32 unique words, If I had a Dog, is part of the Reading Stars series and makes a great book for kids just starting out in their love of reading.
If I had a cat, I would play with it. If you had a cat, what would you do with it? What would it do with you? This funny beginning reader is perfect for kids who think they want a cat. With 28 unique words, If I had a Cat, is part of the Reading Stars series and makes a great book for kids just starting out in their love of reading.
Kitty loves to play with her friend, her ball, but not the dog in this easy reader. 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.
Three sisters love jelly beans and discover a fun surprise in this cute children's book from Nancy Streza.
Even the best dog can't do everything. Here is a funny new beginning reader from the same pair that brought you MY CAT IS FAT and MY CAT, MY DOG.
A child compares pets in this silly look at cats and dogs. "My cat can sleep. My dog can sleep. My cat can sleep on top of my dog."
Twelve Terribly Active Princesses who were not Exactly Dancing is a “fractured fairy tale” that imagines what would happen in the twelve dancing princesses were actually sneaking into a fairy world in order to play baseball. In this fun and beautifully illustrated story, the 12 princesses take their baseball skills to the next level when an unassuming young field manager stumbles on to their secret.
When Kaboodle the elephant continues to deny his best monkey friend Kit a peanut, Kit tries to impress his friend in a variety of fun ways. Together they learn valuable lessons about sharing and manners.