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).
Celebrated poet Susan Musgrave weaves the purity, strength and sweetness of love with simple joys from nature experienced through the seasons. Marilyn Faucher's vibrant illustrations are a lovely complement to Musgrave's prose, and together these elements introduce babies and toddlers to the delight of cold summer plums, a shower of cherry blossom petals and the endlessness of love. A perfect read-aloud, this poetic board book will foster warmth and closeness with the littlest ones in your life
One yellow ribbon unties itself from a child's hair and transforms into a winter scarf, a farmer's field and a lion's mane, among many other magical things, in this delightful board book by celebrated pa-per artist Marthe Jocelyn. Jocelyn's paper collages in this wordless search-and-find adventure will encourage little ones to look closely at the world around them and explore what they see.
One patch of denim escapes from a pair of pants and becomes a stained-glass window, an ice-cream truck, a Ferris wheel, a fish tank and many other square surprises in this delightful board book by celebrated paper artist Marthe Jocelyn. Jocelyn's paper collages in this wordless search-and-find adventure will encourage little ones to look closely at the world around them and explore what they see.
This well-known, repetitive children song comes to life with sweet art and fun music. “The Bear Went Over The Mountain,” encourages learning through music and introduces children to important early literacy skills.
Read the funny story when Montague Morton Meriwether Smith arrives at a new school. What will happen during show and tell when one student’s pet snake gets out of the box? Follow along through each day of the week, and discover how this cool kid makes a special, new friend. A positive ending adds interest to this silly story and encourages a lifelong love for reading.
Each night after Mr. and Mrs. Clampton go to bed, the Mouse Family comes out of their home to feast on the cheese left in the kitchen. Find out how life changes for Mabel Mouse, her brother Morton, and her mom and dad, when Mrs. Clampton brings home a farm cat. A quick-thinking Mabel has a plan to outsmart Tiger, the cat, and make sure her family is able to enjoy cheese from the Clampton’s kitchen once again. A positive ending adds interest to this suspenseful story and encourages a lifelong love for reading.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A little boy explores being a doctor, dentist, singer, fire fighter, pilot, teacher, construction worker, cook, famous baseball player and more in this adorably illustrated book. At the end of the day, he still can’t decide because he’s only 7! Cute text, coupled with beautiful watercolor art, illustrates each occupation in a fun, child-like way. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version Cuando Crezca.
Engaging art and simple sentences explain to young learners what to wear during the day. If it’s raining outside make sure to grab an umbrella along with your raincoat and boots. For swimming fun, a bathing suit and towel are needed. There are so many different kinds of clothes: shirts, pants, dresses, raincoats, sandals and much more! Children learn how to dress appropriately for each occasion in this helpful book created especially for young children. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version ¿Cómo Me Visto?
Explore trucks, planes, trains and other exciting modes of transportation! From learning that trains take people and supplies all over the country, to trucks that carry cement for a new building, young readers will learn about these exciting vehicles. Realistic art and simple sentences will have young learners reading along in no time. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version Camiones, Aviones y Trenes.
How do you feel today? Young readers will realize that all the different feelings they experience throughout the day are common! From feeling happy to sad, to silly or mad, cute illustrations demonstrate different feelings in an appropriate way for young children. Simple sentences will have young learners reading along in no time. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version A Veces Me Siento.
A visit to Grandma’s house for dinner is a fun-filled, tasty event. And of course, dinner is not complete without dessert. What will Grandma make for dinner? Through simple text and beautifully-illustrated art, young readers learn the names of various foods as well as good table manners. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version A mi Abuela, le gusta cocinar.
Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “It's Night-Night Time,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. Snuggle close to your little one and enjoy this rhyming story about mommy animals gently tucking their babies into bed. “It’s night-night time,” said Mama Horse as her little foal softly neighed. “Snuggle close, and bow your head. Our nighttime prayers, we’ll say.” Mama Cat, Raccoon, Cow, Mouse, Horse, and Bird, each say “good night” to their babies in a different, caring way. Young readers will be captivated by the comforting story and reassuring illustrations. This book is the perfect way to end a busy day. Other titles in the Read & Sing Along Series include: A Is For Alligator, A Pilot Flies Her Plane, At The Farm, Diez En La Cama, Down Through The Chimney, Duerme, Mi Pequenito, Hickory Dickory Dock & More, Humpty Dumpty & More, Huge Machines, I Like Colors, I Thank God For You, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Llego La Noche, Me Gustan Los Colores, Sleep, My Little One, Ten In The Bed, Two By Two & The Wheels On The Bus.
Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “At the Farm,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. Explore the farm and learn what sounds all the silly farm animals make! Young readers will recognize word patterns and find it easy to follow along. They can also practice early math skills by counting the animals on each adorably-illustrated page. “Look at the pigs playing in the mud. I see three little pigs and they’re all having fun. Now the sheep in the pen look ready to play. They’re going baa, baa, baa on this bright sunny day.” Rhyming text will have young children following and reading along in no time. “At The Farm” is a great book to reinforce early literacy skills.
Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “A is for Alligator,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. “A is for alligator. B is for ball. C is for caterpillar. D is for doll.” From A to Z, young readers will learn different words that begin with each letter in this easy-to-read, alphabet rhyme. Each page includes capital and lowercase letters and delightful illustrations! The perfect way for pre-readers to learn the alphabet, identify letter sounds and explore alphabetical order.
¡Los niños aprenderán las palabras sencillas de español en este libro divertido y ilustrado, por ejemplo, granja, pollos, animales, caballos, ovejas, vacas, pators y cerdos!(Children will learn simple Spanish words through this fun illustrated story, for example, farm, chickens, animals, horses, sheep, cows, ducks and pigs!)A trip to a farm is always fun for little ones. From cows going “moo,” “moo,” “moo,” to ducks going “quack,” “quack,” “quack,” young learners will discover the sounds that different farm animals make. It’s an animal symphony of special sounds. Learn simple English words and phrases with the corresponding version Look At The Animals.
Los niños aprenderán las frases y las palabras sencillas de español en este libro divertido y ilustrado, por ejemplo, ¿Hola, cómo estás? ¿Cómo te llamas? ¿Qué hora es? ¡Y más! (Children will learn simple Spanish phrases and words through this fun illustrated story, for example, How are you? What is your name? What time is it? And more!) Meet Philip and Martha, two young students who meet at school and become friends. Young learners will find the simple greetings, questions and statements easy to understand. Learn simple English words and phrases with the corresponding version Hello, How Are You?
Read the story. Then sing the story! It isn’t a secret that using songs to teach children pre-reading skills is fun and successful. This classic song is featured as a read-along and a sing-along. Help the children glue and tape Humpty Dumpty back together again with this adapted version of the classic Humpty Dumpty rhyme. Then enjoy five more classic nursery rhymes including Jack and Jill, Oh Where, Oh where, Has My Little Dog Gone?, Five Little Piggies and Little Miss Muffet! Adorable illustrations, repetitive text, and rhyming fun will have pre-readers enjoying and reading along in no time. The fun Read & Sing Along series includes: A Is For Alligator, A Pilot Flies Her Plane, At The Farm, Diez En La Cama, Down Through The Chimney, Duerme, Mi Pequenito, Hickory Dickory Dock & More, Huge Machines, I Like Colors, I Thank God For You, It’s Night-Night Time, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Llego La Noche, Me Gustan Los Colores, Sleep, My Little One, Ten In The Bed, Two By Two and The Wheels On The Bus
Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “Down Through The Chimney,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. Read the story. Then sing the story! It isn’t a secret that using songs to teach children pre-reading skills is fun and successful. This original song is featured as a read-along and a sing-along. Discover the magic with this precious tale of a child who spies on Santa during Christmas night. The little boy and his kitten quietly watch as Santa eats his cookies and leaves him colorful presents. Then, Santa surprisingly winks to him before sneaking back up the chimney! This jolly rhyme will have young readers overjoyed with the Christmas spirit. Other books in the Read & Sing Along series include Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Up On The Housetop, and The Twelve Days of Christmas.
Adam and his family spend an exciting day at the colorful and bustling Eastern Market. But when Adam gets briefly separated from Mom and Dad, he mistakes a friendly, diverse cast of characters for his parents in their traditional Muslim clothing--and shows that we all have more in common than you might think. This nearly-wordless picture book celebrates diversity and community in vibrant, dynamic art.
Part glittery counting book, part endearing daddy-daughter story! A favorite childhood activity—catching fireflies—glows from the pages of this story, plus counting. Lilting rhymes chronicle a little girl's capture and release of fireflies, one by one, capped off by a collection of fascinating firefly facts.
This book features a particular word family and includes familiar images, word labels, direct picture-text match, and sight word vocabulary to help readers at Kindergarten reading level to develop phonemic awareness and phonic skills.
Mike spends the day at his favorite place, the aquarium! When he loses his favorite toy, he learns the importance of kindness. MySELF (Social Emotional Learning Foundations) helps children build social and emotional intelligence and literacy skills through shared reading of engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. Child-centered themes support social and emotional growth, address Common Core Foundational Reading Skills Standards, and integrate family involvement with classroom instruction. Stories are written from the first person perspective and center around a diverse group of relatable children. Real-world photos, high-quality illustrations, and delightful narrators aid in teaching social and emotional skills without a heavy-handed approach.
A trip to the zoo has never been more fun! A young girl explains to her daddy all of the wonderful animals she sees when she visits the zoo. Bold, captivating illustrations will keep kids entertained. From a hippo in crazy pants, doing a hula dance, to a penguin playing the flute in a cute bathing suit, kids will love visiting this imaginary zoo. Silly sentences with rhyming text will encourage listening and early literacy skills important for young readers.
2019 Nominee - Florida Literacy Association Children’s Book Award 2018 Nominee - Annie Karcher Best in Rhyme Top 20! Hannah is feeling just a bit peckish and knows exactly what she wants to eat: an A to Z sandwich on thick whole wheat bread! From avocado to zucchini, Hannah's whims throw Mr. McDougal at the cafe into a sandwich-building frenzy. But what happens when Hannah discovers the towering sandwich isn't quite what she ordered? This messy romp through the alphabet will have readers in fits of giggles from beginning to end.