It’s Amy’s first day of school and she is a little nervous. So Amy’s mother gives her a big hug and shows her a folded piece of paper. Then she quickly puts the paper in Amy’s pocket and tells her to open it if she needs a little help. Follow Amy throughout her day as she meets new friends, eats lunch, and plays on the playground. What will happen when Amy falls, scrapes both of her knees, and has to go see the school nurse? Will she look at the folded piece of paper in her pocket? A positive ending will add interest and help calm young students’ nerves about attending the first day of school.
Black and white art and bursts of color will capture baby’s attention with simple pictures that encourage learning. “Meow,” Says The Kitten! is a perfect introduction for babies and toddlers to learn animal sounds and encourage early literacy and a love for reading!
Black and white art and bursts of color will capture baby’s attention with simple pictures that encourage learning. This fun story is a perfect introduction for babies and toddlers to learn simple directions, while encouraging early literacy and a love for reading!
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!
A trip to the grocery store has never been more fun! When a young boy heads to the grocery store with his mom, he is surprised at what he discovers. Bold, captivating illustrations and fun sound effects will keep kids entertained as they listen to “The Grocery Jungle.” From flamingos in the freezer to an “ele” in the deli, each aisle becomes a magical journey of imagination and creativity. Silly sentences with rhyming text will encourage listening and early literacy skills important for young readers.
When Little Red Riding Hood’s grandmother becomes sick, she decides to visit her and bring her a basket of her favorite things. Her mother warns her to not talk to any strangers on her journey. But Little Red Riding Hood soon forgets her mother’s warning and talks to a wolf along her way. The clever wolf races ahead to Grandmother’s house because he wants a tasty supper. Find out how a nearby woodcutter saves Little Red Riding Hood and her Grandmother. A happy ending adds interest to this fairy tale and encourages a lifelong love for reading.
After visiting the town’s pet shop day after day, a boy’s dream finally comes true when his mom says he can get a puppy! There are many different puppies to choose from, but this little boy knows exactly the one he wants. It wasn’t the biggest or the littlest. It wasn’t even the prettiest or the most handsome. But this puppy was the friendliest! And that’s what the puppy’s name became—Friendly! Find out what happens when Friendly decides to play with Daddy’s shoes and Mommy’s favorite sweater. This tender story of a love between a boy and his dog will have little ones asking for their own puppy. A positive ending encourages a lifelong love for reading.
Kids will learn the importance of words like: reduce, reuse, and recyle with this fact-filled book about respecting the earth. Fun facts called “Bug Bites” are presented by a silly bug that encourages kids to think about the importance of recycling aluminum, glass, and paper. Did you know that aluminum beverage containers can be recycled into new cans and put back onto the store shelves within 60 days? Or, did you know that the average home uses around 107,000 gallons of water each year? Bold, captivating illustrations and fun sound effects will keep kids learning and entertained as they listen to “Go Green!” Practical ideas are presented in a fun way for kids of all ages to learn about respecting our planet for future generations. Also, “Go Green” is a great way to celebrate “Earth Day”!
From A to Z, dance and sing along with the little children as they learn their ABCs! Complete with delightful illustrations, this book makes it easy for early learners to follow along!
Learn the ABCs with the neighing horses, oinking pigs and barking dogs on Old MacDonald's farm! All of your favorite farm friends come to life in this adorably-illustrated book.
Children will explore fun facts about different zoo animals with this colorful book featuring real photographs and sounds. Studies show that young learners find it easier to associate real-life animals to photographs than to illustrations. Did you know a family of lions is called a pride? Or, that the cheetah is the fastest land animal. From a lion to a parrot, this book teaches children about all of their furry zoo friends! Other books in the Photo Fun Fact Series includes: Monster Machines, Rescue Ready, and Barnyard Babies.
“A Child’s Garden of Verses” includes 15 sweet, rhyming poems paired with adorable art. Included are “At the Seaside,” “Autumn Fires,” “The Swing,” “The Land of Nod,” and more! A perfect way to encourage early literacy skills, the rhyming verses will soon become a family favorite.
Mother cat has two very different kittens. Herbie is curious and brave. But his sister Sarah is afraid of everything. When the kittens go for a walk Sarah is even afraid of her own shadow. Find out what happens when Herbie gets caught in briars and Sarah needs to go get Mother for help. A positive ending adds interest to this adorable story and encourages a lifelong love for reading.
Perfect for reading together, here's a series of stories and rhymes about the things children love -- fire engines, teddy bears, trucks, dinosaurs, dolls, kittens, rabbits, and more. Lovable characters, compelling stories, and beautiful illustrations make these books the ones children want to read over and over again.
From a “clumsy cowboy on a camel” for the letter “c,” to “a hippo in a helicopter,” for the letter “h,” funny sentences will have kids laughing and learning at the same time.
It was a beautiful Sunday morning and the Baker family decided to take a nice drive in their little red car. The Baker family loved the little red car because it was so much fun to ride in and it had a great little engine. Find out what happens when the little red car gets a flat tire, overheats, and then runs out of gasoline. Will the Baker family know what to do? A positive ending adds interest to this adorable story and encourages a lifelong love for reading.
Dumpty the Dump Truck loves to work for his driver Joe. Nothing makes him happier than to carry a big load of rocks and dump it into a great big pile. But one day when Joe has a huge job to do, Dumpty learns that he isn’t the biggest, fastest, strongest, or the newest Dump Truck in town. This makes Dumpty sad. Find out what happens when Dumpty decides to not compare himself to others, but to work hard to get his job done. Children will learn a valuable lesson about working hard, and not comparing themselves with others. A positive ending adds interest to this adorable story and encourages a lifelong love for reading.
Kids will love “Jokes & Riddles” filled with sound effects, whimsical music, and adorable illustrations. These easy-to- memorize jokes include: What goes over your head and under your feet, but doesn’t cover your body? Answer: A jump rope. Or, what has many teeth but never any cavities? Answer: A comb. And, I have a head and a tail but no body. What am I? Answer: A penny. These simple jokes and riddles will have the entire family laughing and repeating them over and over again. “Jokes & Riddles,” is positive, silly, funny, adorable, and perfect to encourage early literacy skills for young learners.
When Jeremy’s father brings home a stuffed rabbit with red and blue polka dots on its ears, Jeremy is thrilled. Jeremy and Pershey go everywhere together. Find out what happens when Pershey is lost when the family goes to the beach on vacation. A happy ending adds interest to this special tale about a boy and his rabbit, and encourages a lifelong love for reading.
What words begin with the letter b? Ball and bat and baby! Learning all about consonant sounds is fun with this catchy rhyme.
Learn basic English phrases like, "How are you?" and "What time is it?" through this interactive book. Early learners will find the simple text, paired with reassuring illustrations, easy to understand.
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Spring is in the air - and in the trees! Spring is here, and with the new season come trees full of life, color...and blossoms! From the creators of Leaf Jumpers and Winter Trees, Spring Blossoms introduces readers to a variety of different flowering trees. During a stroll through the forest, two children come across the small and white flowers on a crab apple tree, the rich, red buds on a red maple, and many more. Along the way, readers learn that some trees have both male and female flowers—each with a distinctive appearance. Back matter includes extended botanical facts and more information about trees and their life cycles.Told in lyrical rhymes with beautiful linoleum-cut illustrations, Spring Blossoms offers a unique blend of science, poetry, and art studies.
Follow the adventures of a boy named Kip and his clumsy dog, Pip, while learning words in the –ip word family.
Explorer Basil Bernard Barnswhitten (B.B.B.) has a list of creatures he needs to verify for an important report so he visits the Finchhaven Museum of Extraordinary Curiosities, Oddities & Improbabilities. But he finds that one of the glass exhibit cases is damaged - something appears to be missing. Or did it escape? To complete his report, B.B.B. travels around the world to track down each creature on his list, all the while asking the same three questions: Is it alive? Is it extinct? Did it ever exist? By deciphering the clues in his journal, young explorers can accompany B.B.B. as he tries to locate each mysterious creature. Finding them won't be easy; lushly detailed scenes serve not only as camouflage but also as habitats to other strange and mysterious marvels. In addition to writing children's books, Judy Young teaches poetry writing workshops for children and educators across the country. Her other books with Sleeping Bear Press include the popular R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet and The Lucky Star. Judy lives near Springfield, Missouri. Laura Francesca Filippucci was born in Milan, Italy, where she graduated in Illustration at the Istituto Europeo di Design. She later specialized in Children's Book Illustration at the School of Visual Arts, New York. She lives in Milan with her family.