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The Labors of Hercules

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690648

Travel back to ancient Greece as the world's greatest hero Hercules completes the toughest list of chores in history. Read about his scary battles with man-eating horses, angry goddesses, and a ferocious three-headed monster!

Michelangelo

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691959

Journey back in time to sixteenth-century Italy with 10-year-old Fresca as she introduces you to her master, Michelangelo, the Renaissance genius whose sculptures and paintings changed the way the world sees artists. But there is one surprise in store for the reader, Fresca is not what you think she is!

Monet

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691973

Gabriel is already nervous-he has a new job at the train station. He has to keep the platforms free of dust and dirt. Just imagine how he feels when he finds out he has to sweep next to the famous artist Claude Monet! By watching and talking with the artist, Gabriel finds out more than just how to do his job. He discovers how to see his city and his world through the eyes of a master painter. His life will never be the same.

Leonardo da Vinci

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691935

Journey back in time to 1503 in Florence, Italy, where ten year-old Bartolomeo del Giocondo introduces his master, Leonardo da Vinci. This Renaissance genius was a painter, sculptor, inventor, and, according to his young apprentice, sometimes a bit of a noodle. Little does Bartolomeo know that his family is going to be part of one of the greatest works of art ever created.

Goya

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691911

Matteo could not believe it when he was asked to come and meet the famous artist Goya. Because the young boy had learned how to speak with his hands, he could help the great artist communicate th others. Follow Matteo as he talks to Goya, learns about the mans art, and even becomes the focus of an unexpected portrait. And prepare to meet one of the most talented, haunted, and creative painters in history.

Vincent van Gogh

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691997

Here is the tale of the famous Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh as told by his young assistant, Peter. Follow the pair from the peasant shacks of the Netherlands to the sunny fi elds of the South of France as the talented van Gogh paints some of the most famous works of art from the late 19th century.

Ancient Rome

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691287

Journey back in time to the days of the mighty Roman Empire, Join Cato, the young son of a merchant, as he and his best friend Titus watch the triumphal parade of the emperor, cheer on their favorite team in the chariot races, and sneak into the Colosseum to witness the violent clash of the gladiators. Along the way, you can solve the mystery of how our hero ends up surrounded by pigs at the story's end. It's a bloody, muddy adventure in one of history's greatest empires.

Ancient China

Ann Tatlock (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691249

Are you ready to take an imaginary trip to long-ago time and faraway place? Life for kids in "The Middle Kingdom" was filled with plenty of hard work but also plenty of fun. Come along to this place of emperors and dynasties, farming and festivals, kites and dragon boats and colorful silk robes. Let's visit Ancient China!

The Aztecs

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691324

Many centuries ago, the powerful Aztec empire dominated much of what we call Mexico today. Their society was blood-thirsty and violent, yet the Aztecs also created beautiful artwork, complex calendars, and chocolate! Lots of chocolate! Take a journey to long ago and far away: Come see the empire of the Aztecs.

Mesopotamia

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691300

Travel back in time to a place where almost all life began. Life in Mesopotamia was full of honoring gods and following kings, working the farms, and traveling the rivers. From fancy palaces to simple farms, the people lived lives full of hard work, play, and family. Step inside and see for yourself.

Red Foxes

Nicole Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690983

Do you like riddles? Try this one! What wails like a ghost, is born blind, and can run almost as fast as a car on the highway? It's a red fox! Join Andy and his father as they go on a safari to learn more about these dogs and vixens of the woods!

Opossums

Ann Tatlock (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691003

Come meet the opossum, a hardy little night creature who is North America's only marsupial. While you're sleeping, he's busy foraging for food. His mate, the mama opossum, doesn't have to carry food back to her young because they are either snuggling in her pouch or riding on her back. With ancestors dating to the dinosaur, today they can be found right in your own backyard!

Raccoons

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691027

Raccoons can be found nearby everywhere in the United States - even in your own backyard! Still, these common creatures are fascinating. With their black masks, ringed tails, and tiny hands, they are as adorable as they are mischievous. Join Zoe and Ethan as they head out in search of these furry bandits. You might even catch one in the middle of a garbage can raid.

Gray Squirrels

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691041

Gray squirrels are far from uncommon creatures. In fact, they often seem to be everywhere. At the same time, it is very rare to see one of these fast and furry rodents up close. Join Jack and his sister Sophia as they explore their own backyard - and catch several glimpses of gray squirrels in action. You are sure to learn many new things about these familiar yet wondrous animals along the way.

Birds

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690327

Have you ever wanted to fly? Have you watched birds flying from tree branch to roof top and wondered what it must be like? In this story, you will meet a bird who is moving from the pet store to his new home. What is it like to get a real bird bath? How can you tell if your pet bird is happy or scared? Let's find out!

Cats

Cynthia Mead (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690839

Cats are adorable, affectionate, silly, and seemingly mysterious creatures. Each thing they do tells us a little about what they are thinking or how they are feeling. So what are cats saying? Once you find out you'll be even closer to your feline best friends!

Dogs

Ann Tatlock (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690341

Did you know dogs can speak? It's true! Through barking and body language, they will tell you what they're thinking and feeling and even what they're about to do. You just need to know the signs and sounds. Come and learn!

Guinea Pigs

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690303

Ready to meet some cute new friends? Open the pages to meet Cody and Carlos. They are guinea pigs-even though they are not pigs at all. They chirp, they squeal, they play, and they make fun pets. Find out what they like to eat, where they like to live, how they like to be held-and how two special guinea pigs even went into outer space.

Horses

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690075

Horses have a lot to say whether it is to tell you they are hungry, or they are getting sleepy, or they are simply having fun. Horses are eager to run, enthusiastic to play, and when they get tired, all they want to do is sleep, just like you and me. Here you will find some of the many wonderful traits of horses, and positive proof of how they make wonderful pets and very good friends.

Mythical Monsters

Beatrice Cope (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690037

Step into a world of wonder and learning in these enduring fables of ancient Greece. You'll come face to face with the wrath of the Olympian gods. You'll meet unforgettable characters with all-too-human shortcomings, including the conceited Narcissus, the greedy King Midas, and the disobedient Icarus. Come, listen and learn as their choices lead to some surprising outcomes!

Tantalizing Tales

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690549

Step into a world of wonder and learning in these enduring fables of ancient Greece. You'll come face to face with the wrath of the Olympian gods. You'll meet unforgettable characters with all-too-human shortcomings, including the conceited Narcissus, the greedy King Midas, and the disobedient Icarus. Come, listen and learn as their choices lead to some surprising outcomes!

Fabulous Fables

Ann Tatlock (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690563

Step into a world of wonder and learning in these enduring fables of ancient Greece. You'll come face to face with the wrath of the Olympian gods. You'll meet unforgettable characters with all-too-human shortcomings, including the conceited Narcissus, the greedy King Midas, and the disobedient Icarus. Come, listen and learn as their choices lead to some surprising outcomes!

Heroic Heroes

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690525

Who was the greatest hero of Ancient Greece? Who killed the most monsters? Who rescued the most damsels in distress? Who was the coolest dude in sandals? Listen to the heroes themselves as they tell the stories of their adventures and decide for yourself who was the most HEROIC HERO!

Ancient Egypt

Amy Tiehel (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691263

Come visit Ancient Egypt, the land of sand and soil! What was it like to be a kid in this long ago land? Did you go to school? What games would you play? What was family life like? Pharaohs, pyramids, hieroglyphs, mummies, and more wait to be discovered by you, so let's take a trip to Ancient Egypt!