Not everyone is happy with the menu when friends work together to plan dinner.
A young boy realizes he's not the only one who does silly things.
Simple rhyming text and clever illustrations build up to a fun surprise ending.
Young readers will be amused by this humorous look at a child's dislike for a certain food.
How long can a new pair of gym shoes stay clean and white?
The birds are eating all of Mr. Potter's plums. Will he be able to figure out a plan to save some of the plums for himself?
Mr. Potter is trying to trim his hedge. Can he overcome his neighbors' criticism to get the job done?
Who is watching Little Mouse as he goes about his day?
Two brothers get new caps - and a big surprise - when they go to a new barbershop.
Readers will enjoy predicting the winner of this funny battle of wits tale.
Two adorable pups - and their little legs - spend a busy day exploring and getting into trouble.
Dr. Neal's daily bike ride is bothering everyone. What will Dr. Neal do?
Simple text introduces prepositions, while clever illustrations support the text and keep readers guessing as Matt looks for his cap.
As usual, an adventure for Sammy means trouble for the whole family!
It's lunch time! Can Sammy resist the temptation of a delicious meal that's not for him?
Everyone tries to get Sammy in the house; whose strategy will work?
Hayfa is off to the market to sell hats for her sick father. But will a pesky camel keep her from bringing home any money?
Circus animals embark on a hot air balloon adventure. Unfortunately for them, what goes up must come down. Repetition and rhyme enhance this playful story.
Ashley can take care of lots of pets, but can she really take care of a pet elephant?
Readers will follow Louise as she does her favorite things, and predict what is making her sneeze.
Carla's hair ribbons go missing every day. What keeps happening to them?
Brewster has a sore throat, and his crow won't go. Can his friends help him wake Farmer Dell up?
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.
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.