Lola wants a cat, but Mommy says taking care of a pet is a lot of work. So Lola does her homework. At the library she finds books about cats and pet care and she and Mommy learn as much as they can. She pretends her stuffed kitty is real and practices taking care of it. When the time comes, Lola is allowed to pick out her new friend at an animal shelter. With patience and care, her kitten settles in at home. Lola is a book-loving favorite, and this delightful story is a new treasure in the series.
Lovable Lola is back in this imaginative sequel to the best-selling LOLA AT THE LIBRARY. Lola loves to go to the library with her daddy. Every night she reads a new story, and the next day, she acts it out. One day she's a fairy princess, the next day she goes on a trip to Lagos! She becomes a tiger, a farmer, a pilot...what will Lola be next? Children and adults will love following along with Lola's adventures. LOLA LOVES STORIES celebrates imaginative thinking and the importance of books as a way to inspire young minds.
We all know how much Lola loves books. In this third book in the Lola series (LOLA AT THE LIBRARY and LOLA LOVES STORIES), Lola has a new baby brother and she can’t wait to share her love of reading with him. Lola gets ready for little Leo’s arrival by reading books about brothers and sisters and picking out the perfect stories that she just knows her little brother will love. Even when her mom’s tummy gets "bigger and bigger," and even when she’s tired, Mom makes sure there is time for Lola and her stories. When the baby is finally here, Lola takes on the role of big sister - she helps her mommy and daddy around the house and tells Leo stories to cheer him up when he cries. LOLA READS TO LEO proves that it’s never too early to become a reader!
Dragon lovers will jump at the chance to see what raising a friendly dragon just might look like in this hilarious read aloud about a boy and his pet. While dragons may not be the most traditional of pets, the boy explains how his dragon, Sparky, would be the perfect pet and pal. He details tips for how to pick a dragon, what to do when your dragon misbehaves, and what NOT to feed them (broccoli). Clever and wry text paired with bright and comedic illustrations will make Me and My Dragon a storytime favorite for kids and adults alike.
Honey Bear is having a summertime birthday party at the beach. After her friends choose the perfect birthday presents - a blue swimsuit and beach-y accessories - they head to the shore for volleyball, a scavenger hunt, and, of course, birthday cake! Young readers will enjoy best-selling author/illustrator Todd Goldman's signature style and familiar characters, this time in a summer setting. Bear in Blue Bathing Suit is a perfect addition to Bear in Underwear, Bear in Pink Underwear, and Bear in Long Underwear.
Whoosh...the wind blows open a creaky gate. Inquisitive and mischievous, a homeless little cat scampers through - and suddenly finds herself in the wondrous world of an organic farm! Affectionately named "Molly" by the farmers who discover her, she romps, naps, and hunts among the vegetables. Seen through Molly's eyes, the reader discovers the interplay of nature that grows wholesome food. But what will happen to Molly when winter comes? Based on a true story, Molly will touch children's hearts while introducing them to plants and the key elements of growing food organically. Standards-based science concepts and activities at the end of the book expand the message of the story.
Jake and Lucy are at the park. They hear some hungry baby birds. Who is going to feed the birds and where is their mother? Paired to the nonfiction title What Do Birds Eat?.
The boy and girl want to play in the snow. But, they can’t decide what to do. Will they be able to find something they both enjoy? Paired to the nonfiction title Where We Live.
The girl wants to plant seeds with her mother. But the watering can has a hole in it. How will she water her seeds? Paired to the nonfiction title Fruits and Vegetables.
It’s a hot summer day. The children want to eat fruit that matches their favorite color. What fruit will each child choose? Paired to the nonfiction title Need It or Want It.
It’s spring. Bobby and Amy go to the park. In the park, they see many things. Amy sees a bear, but it is a dog. And Bobby sees a bee. Can you guess where it is? Paired to the nonfiction title Bees Buzz.
Let’s make a Christmas card. I can make a round snowman, a pointy Christmas tree, and square Christmas presents. Here is my Christmas card.
Brody needs to rake the leaves but Rex keeps making a mess. Will Rex learn to stop or will Brody have to rake forever? Paired to the nonfiction title Leaves Fall.
How do you build a snowman? With some snow for a body and objects for a face, arms, and clothes. Paired to the nonfiction title What Is Snow?.
Oscar and Olivia are watching the Olympics. Find out what each country’s flag looks like and what sport each country is good at. Paired to the nonfiction title Join a Team.
What rules must you follow at the pool? Find out with Tina as she waits to be able to swim in the pool. Paired to the nonfiction title Who Makes Rules.
Let’s make a Christmas card. I can make a round snowman, a pointy Christmas tree, and square Christmas presents. Here is my Christmas card. Paired to the nonfiction title Shapes in Nature.
Sam is making something. He puts more and more pieces together. Do you know what he is making? Paired to the nonfiction title Robots Can.
Look at me. I have grown a lot. Now I can do almost everything by myself. But one thing still I can’t do alone. Can you guess what it is? Paired to the nonfiction title Your Growing Body.
The students are making an album for their teacher. Look at all the exciting things they did in spring, summer, fall and winter. Paired to the nonfiction title What is a Season?.
Look at all the things in the classroom. How many can you see? Let’s count them all together from one to eight. Paired to the nonfiction title Who Counts?.
Sarah and Jimmy are partners. They do many things together. At the art class, they draw their best friends. Who is Jimmy drawing and who is Sarah’s best friend? Paired to the nonfiction title What Do Friends Do?.
See all the different classes. Sing with the students. How about counting from 1 to 10? Learning is so much fun. Paired to the nonfiction title Animals That Sing.
The boy has lost his eraser. He has to look all around the classroom for it. Can you help him find his eraser? Paired to the nonfiction title Peek Inside a Pencil.
Amy and Tiffany are having a picnic. However, ants keep ruining their lunch. Where can they go to eat their food? Paired to the nonfiction title Amazing Ants.