As usual, an adventure for Sammy means trouble for the whole family!
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 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.
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.
Kitten is very silly. Kitten is very, very silly. When the kitten plays with yarn, it is very, very, very silly. Explore comparison words like near, far, in front of, behind and more in this opposite book featuring a kitten and a ball of yarn. Beginning readers will build confidence in this simple book featuring 17 sight words.
It's time for doggie dress up! These cute pooches put on their best in this Discover Series Picture Book. DOGS ALL DRESSED UP features 25 dogs in a wide range of costumes. Early readers will love flipping through the simple and colorful photos while older children can't help but laugh at a dog in a tutu. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
It's time for kitty cat dress up! These cute kitties put on their best in this Discover Series Picture Book. CATS IN COSTUME features more than 25 cats in a wide range of costumes.
You'll bubble up with laughter in this funny joke book featuring fish, mermaids, and more water wonders. Why did the dolphin cross the ocean? To get to the other tide. In this funny collection of illustrated jokes from Brenda Ponnay, little ones will swim through a sea of silly stumpers.
Knock Knock. Who's there? An interrupting cow. Interrupting Cow-- Moo! Silly knock knock jokes are paired with Brenda Ponnay's bright and fun illustrations in this wacky, funny picture book for preschoolers and up.
The alphabet is amazing! Explore the letters and their sounds in this collection of illustrations and alliterations from Erika Barriga. Younger children will learn to associate the colorful letter with the sound and older children will enjoy wrapping their mouths around the funny, tongue-twisting text.
If a dog could wear a hat, what would he do? Would he be a pirate or a Viking or a sailor of a canoe? This silly rhyming picture book will get kids talking about the impossible possibilities of one sweet dog and lots and lots of hats. In this story, Erin is home sick from school and convinces her patient pooch to accept a game of dress up. When Erin is finally ready to rest, the dog gets to play the game too.
When two children save up money and order a slime making kit from Professor McNasty's Collection of Slimes catalog, they had no idea for the mess they would be in! This funny children's book is an imaginative look at slime on the loose. Perfect for kids who love to play with and make slime!
When a loose tooth shows up in town, the local sheriff must do what it takes to send that wiggly tooth packing. This funny approach to the classic childhood situation of loosing a tooth is a must read for home and classroom libraries. Chris Robertson's playful art is sure to delight young readers who can't wait to loose a tooth.
Knock Knock. Who’s there? Howl. Howl who? Howl I know you’re not a monster? This book is a collection of slightly spooky illustrated knock knock jokes that are sure to be read and repeated over and over again.
What’s invisible and smells like a carrot? Bunny Farts! Burps, farts, boogers, and other bodily functions take center stage in this collection of illustrated jokes sure to be adored by the preschool through early elementary set.
Danny is the type of dog whose fur sheds all year long. See all of the places where Danny's hair gets stuck. Yuck!
When Dad takes Danny and Bee to the car wash, the car is not the only thing that gets washed.