A poem about the beauty of a summer sunflower.
A child describes in verse how it feels to have a cold.
A freight train rolls down the train tracks.
A prince is relieved of his 'grumps' when children come to play.
This poem describes what might happen if moose go walking "barefoot" in the mud.
Animals dance in the crisp autumn breeze.
This poem imagines what an ant's home might look like underground.
A child's sled races down the hill--without him in it!
A family goes downstairs and leaves for the shopping mall where the stairs go down with them too!
A child takes a bumpy ride on a camel.
A crocus sprouts through the snow as the first sign of spring.
The animals host a wedding between a mouse and a bumblebee.
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!
Springtime sends chicks, bunnies, butterflies, roses, a robin, and apple tree blossoms
A child enjoys a snowy day with his mom.
Listen to the sounds of vehicles moving in this rhyming story of cars and trucks, trains, boat, and planes.
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.
A ten-line poem about playing with play dough.
In this four line poem leaves are compared to scraps of fabric in a quilt.
The reissue of Edith Baer's classic poem is a celebration of the power of kind words.
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.