Animals dance in the crisp autumn breeze.
This poem imagines what an ant's home might look like underground.
A child takes a bumpy ride on a camel.
A family goes downstairs and leaves for the shopping mall where the stairs go down with them too!
A child's sled races down the hill--without him in it!
The animals host a wedding between a mouse and a bumblebee.
A crocus sprouts through the snow as the first sign of spring.
A poem about all the beautiful signs of fall.
A child digs holes in the sand and watches the sea fill them with water.
A tea party is more fun with Miss Mouse Miss Cat and Pup Dog as guests!
A kid and her dad wash the car so that it looks clean, but they're soaked right through.
Springtime sends chicks, bunnies, butterflies, roses, a robin, and apple tree blossoms
A child enjoys a snowy day with his mom.
March wind, like a parade marching through town, brings down tree branches as it blows through the town. But the poet reminds us that after the storms of March, spring will come.
Listen to the sounds of vehicles moving in this rhyming story of cars and trucks, trains, boat, and planes.
A ten-line poem about playing with play dough.
In this four line poem leaves are compared to scraps of fabric in a quilt.
Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a Poem is full of tips and tricks to help kids channel their creativity, from distinguishing rhyme from rhythm to organizing stanzas. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.
The reissue of Edith Baer's classic poem is a celebration of the power of kind words.
“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.
Everything is crooked in this classic! Read along with the crooked man as he makes his way to his crooked house, where his crooked pets reside.
A poetry collection introducing animal architects that build remarkable structures in order to attract a mate and have babies. Many animals build something - a nest, tunnel, or web - in order to pair up, lay eggs, give birth, and otherwise perpetuate their species. Organized based on where creatures live - underground, in the water, on land, or in the air - twelve poems bring fish, insects, reptiles, mammals, and birds to life. Back matter includes more information about each animal.
Set sail and learn the ABCs with a boat for each letter! Discover twenty-six types of vessels, from the more common -- canoe and motorboat-- to the unusual -- umiak and Q-boat. Just like in Alphabet Trucks and Alphabet Trains, colorful art includes the letters of the alphabet hidden (and not-so-hidden) in supporting roles in the illustrations. The text features familiar as well as unusual boats from around the world, packing in tons of instant kid appeal, and upper and lowercase letters are integrated into the action of the art rather than solely in the typography. Back matter includes age-appropriate facts about each featured boat.
Jane Yolen’s poetic and sensory ramble through the four seasons highlights the cyclical passage of time as artist Lisel Jane Ashlock portrays a changing natural environment.
An elementary exploration of images and personification in poetry, introducing similes, metaphors, and haiku as well as poets such as William Carlos Williams. Includes a writing exercise.