The reissue of Edith Baer's classic poem is a celebration of the power of kind words.
Mama’s Right Here is a delicate, affectionately written reminder that a mother’s love never disappears. Even when a mother is absent, her presence is constant in a child’s heart. With comforting rhyme and gentle illustrations, Mama’s Right Here brings the important message to children that a mother’s love is always with them— in the way they look, and in everything they do. A companion book, Always By My Side, tells of a father’s ever-present love, also written by Susan Kerner.
Three Billy Goats Gruff live on a hillside, and are always hungry. One day, across the valley they see a field of delicious looking green grass. They decide to go there but have to cross an old bridge guarded by a terrible troll.
Once again, Brian Wildsmith has let his talent run wild with a collection of marvelously diverse animals that are to be found on a visit to the zoo. The illustrations are accompanied by an interesting fact or two about each animal. Children might enjoy bringing the book to the zoo and identifying the animals they see.
Brian Wildsmith knows that small children love looking at and naming farm animals. In this delightful book children can also learn the sounds that each animal makes as they have fun imitating the sounds. As always, Wildsmith's joyful depiction of animals conveys his affection for all living things
Everyone in the Latino neighborhood where Alicia lives helps to make her birthday special.
Baby is happy in Mama's belly and no matter what enticement her family offers she won't come out until Daddy offers her a kiss. Delightful for expectant brothers, sisters, and mothers.
Mrs. Gumm finds a turkey egg and raises the poult for Thanksgiving dinner, but will her new friend become her dinner or a guest?
What can a little witch do when her witchy spells and potions don't turn out right? She just keeps on trying until it's time for bed. The readers then discover her true identity. A lovely surprise!
A beginner reader. Snail's team has fallen behind in the final game, but slow as he is, he shows up just in time to save the day.
Warm illustrations convey the deep bond between an old man and his six cats while teaching the reader about the cycle of life.
Madison refuses to visit Seemas house to sell candy because Seema speaks with an accent. But once she opens her heart to Seema, Madison finds out they can be best friends. This story illustrates the virtue of accepting and respecting others who are different from us.
Harriet delivers the mail each day, carrying loads of letters and packages in her humongous pouch. After a long week of work, she decides to take time off to go to the beach with her little Joey. Along the way, she encounters a group of hilarious marsupials who ask Harriet to carry their stuff -- from swim fins to a kayak. Poor good-natured Harriet cannot say no until . . .
Confident that her scrapbook will win first prize, Madison is upset when Jonathan wins instead. With consolation from her parents and Courage, her toy lion, she does the right thing and congratulates Jonathan on his success.
Everyone loved Sam and took care of him when he was a kitten, but now that he has grown and comes looking for attention all they do is feed him. So Sam gets fatter and fatter until Mother takes charge. This book teaches an important lesson about caring for pets.
Mole lives underground but wishes she could catch the sky and bring the cool breeze, and the sun's warmth and light into her home. Her friends, Squirrel, Bird, and Frog, try to help by grabbing handfuls of sky as a special gift for Mole.
When a very large baby is left on the steps of Town Hall, the villagers decide to raise the girl as their own. Oversized, but not under loved, Valentine wonders if there's a match for her anywhere in the world.
A beginner reader. Cat is terrified of taking his first parachute jump, but with Hippo's reassurance, he goes for it.
Madison wants to ride her bike without training wheels, but after her first fall she loses confidence and doesn't want to try again. Her parents and Hope, her toy bluebird, urge her to keep practicing until she finally manages to ride without training wheels.
Hazel and her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother all go to visit each other on Mother's Day. But where's great-great-grandmother?
When a young boy leaves his muffin beside a sleeping homeless man, a cycle of goodwill begins. Without a single written word, this book effectively teaches about helping, sharing, and caring.
Patrick finds an "aminal" and on the way home, he describes it to his friends who think he has a giant aminal/monster and they need to save him.
A Ukrainian folktale about a young man who obtains a flying ship and sets off to win the hand of the Tsarevna --helped by six men with very unusual talents.
It is Alicia's birthday and as she walks through her Latino neighborhood all her neighbors and friends help to make the day very special.
Oscar was hot and bored on the subway train. Then he saw the Island Lady with a huge basket. "Want to know what's inside?" she asked. And out she brought a cool island breeze, the green Caribbean Sea, good things to eat a calypso man and music and everone joined in the fun.