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A Bunny Is Funny

Harriet Ziefert (author) Todd McKie (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801255

A moose, an owl, and an elephant are just a few of the animals that show up in this fun foray into rhyming.

The Prince Bumped His Head

Harriet Ziefert (author) R. W. Alley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621595

Oh, the Prince has a boo-boo: he bumped his head and needs a band-aid. Who will get it? The nanny starts the cry, and soon the cook, the King, the Queen, the general all swing into action. An entertaining cumulative story with rhythmic word repetition that enhances the reading experience.

Pizza and Other Stinky Poems

Harriet Ziefert (author) Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801132

What stinky fun: these entertaining verses talk about smelly stuff, like onions and skunks--and good things, such as pizza and peanut butter too. From "Whoever Sau-sage a Thing?" to "Fresh Fish," it's pure aromatic amusement sure to appeal to any kid's sense of humor. 

Flip-a-Word: Wet Pet

Harriet Ziefert (author) Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621359

Is that a pet in a net? Flip a page and watch a jet get wet. Wet Pet features these word families: -et, -am, -ed.

Flip-a-Word: Stop Pop

Harriet Ziefert (author) Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621342

Offering a springboard into independent reading, Flip-a-Word takes kids from a single word, to a phrase, to a simple sentence. From there, eye-catching illustrations lead kids to imagine story scenarios only a child could dream up!

Flip-a-Word: Snow Bow

Harriet Ziefert (author) Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621335

Is that bow in the snow? Will we meet on the street? Flip a page and watch a feet turn into a feet meet and then beet on feet! Snow Bow features these word families: -ow, -eet, -ate.

Flip-a-Word: Quack Shack

Harriet Ziefert (author) Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621328

Is that a quack shack? Will the ball stay on the wall? Flip a page and watch a sack turn into quacks with sack and then sack on jack! Quack Shack features these word families: -ack, -ick, -ock.

Flip-a-Word: Pig Wig

Harriet Ziefert (author) Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621311

Who can dig a pig in a wig? Even kids who can’t read a sentence can read one word, or a two-word phrase. By turning the pages, kids are pulled into the learning dynamic as they gain a new word that rhymes with one they just saw.

Flip-a-Word: Ice Mice

Harriet Ziefert (author) Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621304

With art in the Japanese anime style, each book in this interactive early reading series features a different word family. Word families help children recognize similarities between words that rhyme, and connect words that have matching long, or short, vowel sounds. By mastering this dynamic, kids can read words they don’t necessarily know. 

Flip-a-Word: Frog Jog

Harriet Ziefert (author) Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621298

Is that frog out for a jog? In the fog? This title is just one in the eight-book, early-reading series featuring word families. Words progress into short phrases, then simple sentences, as a flip of the page reveals a new word in this acclaimed, interactive series. 

Flip-a-Word: Crab Cab

Harriet Ziefert (author) Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621281

Is that crab driving a cab? Will the pot stay hot? Flip a page and watch a crab turn into a dab! Crab Cab features these word families: -ab, -ot, -it.

Cats Messy, Cats Clean

Harriet Ziefert (author) Elliot Kreloff (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621724

Tic and Tac are cleaning up their dirty house! Soon every room is squeaky clean. There’s just one problem: what can they do without messing everything up again? Their solution has sure kid-appeal.

Cats Hide, Cats Seek

Harriet Ziefert (author) Elliot Kreloff (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621717

This tale of two kitties who like fun and games is the cat’s meow! Just like children, Tic and Tac play hide and seek and chase each other around and around. But when Rover joins in, does that mean trouble? 

Piggy Has a Play Date

Harriet Ziefert (author) R. W. Alley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801125

Joselina wants her friend, Piggy Sue, to come and visit in this enticing follow-up to Joselina Piggy Goes Out. But her room is a pigsty! So Papa says not yet—not until she’s fixed the mess. Will Joselina’s clever cleaning shortcuts fool her father? 

Where Are You Going?

Harriet Ziefert (author) Laura Rader (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621892

What could be funnier than a pig in a wig dancing a jig? Youngsters will be in hog heaven reading about a sweet, silly pig who's running away from home. What will he do--he's not so big. Will he decide to dig? Or drive a rig?

Shoes Need Feet, Feet Need Shoes

Harriet Ziefert (author) Larry Stevens (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621540

A bright and wildly colorful book with lots of clowns slipping, sliding, riding, and playing around. Delightful drawings bring the simple question-and-answer text to life, and every page offers plenty of amusement.

A Day in the Office of Dr. Bugspit

Elise Gravel (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050924

An out-of-this-world story about a creature who is visited by an assortment of wacky patients.

Families Have Together

Harriet Ziefert (author)Deborah Zemke (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621991

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. 

The Super Duper Dog Park

Aron Nels Steinke (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050931

Super Crazy Cat Dance creator Aron Nels Steinke is back, and now he's gone to the dogs! All aboard for the Super Duper Dog Park, an awesome amusement park where dogs ride bikes, fly kites, and have an unforgettable day!

My Friend, Fred (the Plant)

Daniel Cleary (author), Kanako Usui (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609052959

Here's an offbeat story about a catboy who's best friend is a sunflower named Fred. When Fred and his buddy pass by a skeptical skateboarding cat-kid, he asks sneering questions about Fred and the duo's friendship. After a near miss with wilting heat and a fun, rain-soaked flower dance, the former skeptic decides that his new friends aren't so weird after all . . . at least no weirder than he is! This charming addition to the Balloon Toons series offers a canny portrait of how kids project personalities and feelings onto toys and other objects, and conveys the satisfaction felt when making an unexpected friend.

The Boulder Brothers: Meet Mo and Jo

Sarah Lynn (author), Collet Derby Pierre (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609055011

Mo and Jo are fun-loving cavemen whose antics will surely delight kids, especially boys. Follow them as they attempt to de-stink themselves, play hide-and-seek, and make fire. The latest title in Blue Apple'sJump-Into-Chapters series, this book is designed to increase reading proficiency by offering a longer page count than picture books, but a lower word count than chapter books.

Okay, Andy!

Maxwell Eaton III (author), Maxwell Eaton III (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609053505

Andy, a crabby alligator, is a reluctant friend to Preston, a young coyote pup. Find out what makes Andy even crabbier! They spend lots of time not catching rabbits, falling over cliffs, and trying to decide the difference between an owl and a bear. A perfect bridge between picture books and text-heavy chapter books.

Mr. Ball: An EGG-celent Adventure

Michael Townsend (author), Michael Townsend (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054588

Mr. Ball is delighted when he takes on a giant fire-breathing bird as his new pet. He is also completely oblivious to that fact that the bird has taken on Mr. Ball as her egg. Hilarity ensues, as throughout, Mr. Ball attempts to train his pet. Finally, Mr. Ball's faithful friends come to his rescue.

Mr. Ball Makes a To-Do List

Michael Townsend (author), Michael Townsend (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609053659

Mr. Ball loves to make to-do lists! But he NEVER finishes them. Will the easiest to-do list ever help him break his unfortunate history of didn't-do failures? Angry bees, a funky skunk, and a bathtub full of tomato sauce provide challenging obstacles as Mr. Ball tries to finally check EVERYTHING off his list!

Andy, Also

Maxwell Eaton III (author), Maxwell Eaton III (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054571

Andy, a crabby alligator, is a reluctant friend to Preston, an enthusiastic coyote pup. Three chapters link together to tell the overall story. In "Andy Also," Preston decides to re-name himself "the new Andy." In "Clang-Clang-Bing," the second Andy (Andy, also) goes back to being Preston, and makes a lot of noise. In "100 Rabbits," Preston asks Andy innumerable questions.