Cartoonist Elwood H. Smith presents a comical rhyming story in which a mysterious animal narrator challenges readers to figure out its identity by explaining which kinds of animal it is not.
It’s bedtime. It should be quiet. But not if your room is a zoo! A young boy is kept awake by his toy animals (26 of them, from A to Z) who employ all the bedtime delay tactics they can muster. Armadillo takes his pillow, Crocodile wants a drink, Narwhal needs to brush his tooth, Owl and Possum argue about the lights, and Zebra hides under the bed. Finally, the boy steps up and puts a stop to the animals’ shenanigans so he can get some sleep
Teams of pirates and cowboys, including such figures as Blackbeard and Wild Bill, inject rowdy adventure into America’s pastime in this story about baseball and the imagination of youth.
Snag the spirit of adventure and lasso the limitless horizons of imagination to discover all the simple yet fantastical things one can make out of a string—from slingshots to sails, swings to phone lines—in this sequel to Jane Yolen’s popular picture book, What to Do with a Box (2016).
On the eve of singing at a community festival, a bout of stage fright threatens a little girl's confidence. As Indigo Blume drifts off to sleep, she isn't sure she's brave enough to take the stage. But once she falls asleep, Indigo finds herself in a dream world with the characters of her favorite book, Acoustic Rooster and his Barnyard Band. The band's members, including Miss Dairy Parton and Chickee Minaj, are rehearsing, and they invite Indigo to join the group. But when a storm destroys their barn, the animals are left with almost nothing. Can Indigo rally the band to work together and save their home? And will she find her voice in time for the festival?
Meet Tip and Tucker! These hamsters are best friends and like to stick together. But while little Tip is sometimes nervous about new situations, Tucker likes to explore and see new things. Everything changes when Mr. Lopez purchases them from the pet store and takes them to his classroom. In Hide and Squeak, Tip gets loose from their cage and lost in the school. Will Tucker be able to find him? In playful, simple stories written especially for the K-1 audience, Tip and Tucker will help beginning readers explore new feelings and learn to navigate classroom dynamics and relationships.
Everyone knows that when Christmas rolls around Santa employs a legion of helpers to ensure the season goes off without a hitch. But between the santas on parade, the santas at the malls, and the ones ringing bells in front of busy department stores...one intrepid investigator wants to know exactly WHO the real Santa is. Armed with a notebook, pencil, and a barrage of questions, can this young detective get to the bottom of Santa's secret?
From "Mary, Mary, Tall and Scary" to "Wee Willie Werewolf," this collection of classic nursery rhymes turned on their heads will give readers the chills--and a serious case of belly laughs. With clever rhyme and spooky illustrations, Mother Ghost is perfect for getting in the Halloween spirit. Boo!
Chip the potato chip is sure he has the annual Spud City Festival sack race in the bag--he's been practicing all year. The Home Fries (local baseball team) and Sweet Potatoes (cheer squad) are all rooting for him. The French Fries even bring their tots over for an autograph. But when Curly the springy curly fry shows up, Chip knows he's in trouble. This totally funny story is filled with clever potato puns--and subtle themes of sportsmanship and persistence. It will have kids and adults alike laughing out loud.
2019 Green Earth Book Awards - Short List Sylvia Samantha White is very good at finding--she just doesn't know exactly what all her "junk" is good for, not yet at least. But when completely ridiculous disaster strikes, she springs into action and uses her junk to create solutions to the town's troubles. A charming ode to collecting, creating, and following your bliss--even when you're not entirely sure where it will lead you.
In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, Snow White has had enough! The dwarfs treat her like a slave, so she decides to play a trick on them. She pretends to eat a poisoned apple. Now she will find out what the dwarfs really think of her!
In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, the elves run a shoe store in Fairytale Land. But no one wants their old-fashioned shoes. Then one day they wake up to find their shop full of trendy shoes! Where did they come from?
In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, Enrico Empery is known as "the Emperor" of soccer. When a big championship game approaches, his teammate, Freddie Foulo, tells the Emperor about a very special soccer uniform that only the most amazing players can see.
In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, the Pied Piper has been asked to rid the town of rats. But when he plays his magic pipe, the rats are still there, but unexpected things start to happen.
In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, meet three fashionista goats. They love all things frilly. But will the troll share their passion for fashion?
In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, a funny little man with an unusual name appears when the poor cheesemaker's daughter needs his help. He makes her beautiful for a ball, but what will he ask for in return?
In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, the Prince of Pop is driving through the forest when he hears a stunning voice singing. It's Rapunzel! The only problem is she is locked in a tower by a witch. Can he free her and make Rapunzel into his next big pop star?
In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, Hansel and Gretel are eat a lot of junk food and aren't very active. Their father, the woodcutter, plans a trip for them to the woods for exercise. But the children get lost and discover a hungry - but health-conscious - witch!
Danny collects some socks, goggles and a cape to create his costume of Super Danny.
When Dad takes Danny and Bee to the car wash, the car is not the only thing that gets washed.
Danny is the type of dog whose fur sheds all year long. See all of the places where Danny's hair gets stuck. Yuck!
Little Pig lives down on the farm. Little Pig has an adventure when he chases the mouse all around the farm.
The fox thinks he's finally found a way to get into the hen house, but these are very clever chickens.
Fox uses a trampoline to bounce into the chicken yard. The chickens have to think fast to stop him.
Danny, Norman and friends take turns telling some of their favorite knock-knock jokes.