How many birds can you find? Practice counting and colors with rich photos of birds.
Alex wants to buy his mother a birthday present, but all he has is a frying pan! He bangs on it with a street orchestra to earn money, but the musicians chase him away. When Alex fills his frying pan with soapy water to earn money washing cars, that doesn't work either. Finally, with great ingenuity Alex brings his mother a charming and original gift!
Little ones will relate to a little pup who just wants to explore. When Teacup jumps away from her owner, she's faced with a great big world that's a little bit scary. New friends are not far away and Teacup discovers that even a little dog can have a big adventure. Bright and bold illustrations are sure to captivate both kids and parents alike. For lovers of tiny dogs, big dreams, and fun stories, Teacup is a treat.
When Squirrel watches the birds, he sees something he desperately wants: the ability to fly. Even though his family tells him to give up his dreams, Squirrel refuses to stay on the ground. With the help of his friend Bear, Squirrel is able to soar, but will the birds share their skies? Squirrel and Bear Take to the Air is a story about overcoming adversity and leaping for your dreams.
Play pat-a-cake with new verses and cheerful illustrations in this new picture book. Each verse introduces new characters like Pat a Cake Farmer Jane, Dinosaur, Kitty Cat and Choo-Choo Train and breathes new fun into the classic rhyme.
It's time for the toys to twirl! When two little girls head outside to play, it's time for their inside toys to have a good time. Dolls, stuffed animals and more take to the bedroom dance floor for a fun dance party before their owners return. This sweet rhyming story is a perfect story time read to get little ones up and on their dancing way. Little ballerinas will catch references to tutus and "pas de deux" but kids of all ages will love the opportunities to boogie!
Octavia Octopus and her sea-animal friends love playing camouflage games to practice how they would hide from a "big, hungry creature." Octavia, however, just cannot seem to get her colors right when she tries to shoot her purple ink cloud. What happens when the big, hungry shark shows up looking for his dinner? This creative book introduces basic colors along with the camouflage techniques of various sea animals - a great introduction to marine biology! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes fun facts about octopuses and animal camouflage and protection. The craft uses primary colors (paint or tissue paper) to help children learn about blending colors.
From waking up to eating up and washing up to dressing up, the fun never stops for babies and toddlers in this photo-filled adventure of exciting day-long activities. Descriptive words will help build vocabulary and language skills while young children discover all the "ups" their day can hold.
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.
Within the pages of this wordless title, a frightened mouse looks for an escape route and turns empty sheets of paper into a convenient mode of watery transportation.
A curious frog leaves comfort behind to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, encountering big cities, new animals, and other wonders as she seeks the biggest pond of all—the sea.
Within the pages of this wordless title, two mice chew their way through seemingly empty pages to reveal a host of opposite situations—until they both get wet.
Within the pages of this wordless title, two mice pull lettered scraps of paper through a hole in a page and have fun laying out all the letters of the alphabet.
Within the pages of this wordless title, an inventive mouse that is inspired by birds and aircraft shows creativity in turning a sheet of paper into a flying pinwheel.
A crocodile named Snout assists his animal neighbors by ferrying them across a swollen river, then is repaid for his good deeds when he is in need of help.
In this illustrated book based on the beloved children’s game, readers and listeners alike are prompted to act out the commands as the rhythmic text leads to a sleep-inducing conclusion.
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).
In this modern fable of imaginative inquisition, a boy finds and follows IT, wondering along the way if IT is a monster, a furry bear, or perhaps a wild thing. In the process, he makes a surprising new friend.
In a world of bountiful food yet increasing food insecurity, we are called to remember that all creatures have a place—and may be fed sustainably—at the greatest, communal table offered by our planet.
This dreamy poem about all the kinds of light at the "shut of day" evokes a world of wonder.
A girl who responds to the song that calls to her serves as an example to those who have forgotten how to listen to their lives, how to discern music from noise, how to follow the path of mystery and adventure set before them.
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.
Black and white art and bursts of color will capture baby’s attention with simple pictures that encourage learning. Words include: pail, shovel, starfish, sea shells, crab, sandcastles, beach ball, sea gull, and sunglasses. “At The Beach” is a perfect introduction for babies and toddlers to learn the sounds of things associated with the beach, and encourage early literacy and a love for reading!
When little Bobby Babinski is reluctant to get into his tub at bath time, his father gets to work to make the event more fun. Cutting a hole in the roof of the house, Papa Babinski constructs a massive slippy slide for Bobby to use. And while doing loopity-loops and glippety-glides is great fun, it's still not enough for Bobby. In order to satisfy the ever-increasing whims of his son, Papa Babinski goes to extreme lengths, including adding a few aquatic critters. Will Bobby ever be satisfied? Will he ever get clean? Comedic over-the-top artwork brings to life every child's dream of the perfect bath time.
Natalie and her devoted tooth fairy exchange letters, asking and answering questions about some of childhood's most important moments. From the loss of her first tooth as a first grader to losing her last two baby teeth as a confident eleven-year-old, Natalie's early milestones, including bad school pictures and best friend troubles, are lovingly told through this epistolary relationship. Readers of all ages--those with baby teeth and those years beyond--will cheer for Natalie as she experiences the highs and lows of this time of life. Energetic, colorful artwork perfectly captures the magic of this toothsome tale, making us all wish for our very own tooth fairy.