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Newfangled Fairy Tales, Book #1

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780671577049

Newfangled Fairy Tales is a critically acclaimed series containing collections of ten contemporary fairy tales in each book, they put a delightful, new spin on classic stories and themes. * King Midas is a workaholic banker who'd rather play with his money than attend his son's Little League baseball games. * The Big Bad Wolf is running a successful scam on Little Red's grandma until Little Red catches him in the act. * The Three Bears invade Goldy's house because their forest home is being stripped to build a superhighway.

Newfangled Fairy Tales, Book #2

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689822117

Newfangled Fairy Tales is a critically acclaimed series containing collections of ten contemporary fairy tales in each book, they put a delightful, new spin on classic stories and themes. * Michelle Koszlowski desperately wants to be a princess until her wish comes true and she discovers what a pain royal life can be. * The Little Tailor brags to everyone about his bravery until a giant comes along and teaches him a lesson. * Rapunzel is held captive in a high-rise apartment by an urban witch who owns a pizza parlor.

No More Homework! No More Tests!

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780671577025

Here are the funniest poems about school ever collected in one book. Sillier than a teacher with hiccups, funnier than toilet paper stuck to the bottom of the principal's shoe, it is certain to have readers laughing by the first page. This book puts the cool back in school.

Oh My Darling, Porcupine

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416987505

This book contains crazy new lyrics to favorite campfire songs, such as "Clementine" and "Alouette." 500 school children tested these songs and graded them all "hilarious." Because the tunes are familiar, kids can easily read and sing along. Each page contains charming full-color illustrations by Stephen Carpenter.

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Baby Genius (author), Baby Genius (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416976455

Young readers will learn about life on the farm when Old MacDonald (Vinko the Dancing Bear) shows readers what a day in the life of a farmer is all about--milking the cows, shearing the sheep, washing the pigs, feeding the hens, and collecting eggs. Kids will fall in love with these adorable animals while learning about the sounds they make.

Peter, Peter, Pizza-Eater

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780684031668

This book contains 40 silly rhymes guaranteed to put smiles on the faces of preschoolers and early-elementary kids. Each rhyme recounts the adventures of a well-loved Mother Goose character--with a funny twist. Stephen Carpenter's full-color illustrations make this amusing book even more entertaining.

Playing for Pride

Timothy Tocher (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689024535

Fifth-grader Laurie Bird Preston is no softball player--basketball is her sport. But with practice, patience, and help from Li Howard and an eccentric old woman with a mysterious past, she might just overcome her obstacles. Timothy Tocher's compelling series of sports books for girls ages 6-13 deal with sports action on the field and emotional issues off the field.

Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

Kenn Nesbitt (author), Mike & Carl Gordon (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416943648

Revenge of the Lunch Ladies is packed with over 45 silly poems and songs all about school. The latest from famed Giggle Poet Kenn Nesbitt, this book covers topics such as how lunch ladies get back at kids who complain about cafeteria food, a principal who skips school for the day, a science project that eats a student's dog, the sad saga of a kid who forgets to tie his shoelaces, and how teachers celebrate on the last day of school. Nesbitt's humor, along with the charming illustrations, promises to entertain!

Rolling in the Aisles

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442411272

Rolling in the Aisles is Lansky's fourth anthology of humorous poems for children. It contains funny poems selected by a panel of more than 1,000 elementary-school students. Bruce Lansky, Kenn Nesbitt, Ted Scheu, Robert Pottle, and Eric Ode all made the cut for this giggle-packed collection of rhymes.

Troop 13--The Mystery of the Haunted Caves

Penny Warner (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689845628

Troop 13 Mysteries is a series for middle school readers featuring four adventurous, fun-loving 13-year-old Girl Scouts from California's Troop 13. Becca and her friends Sierra, CJ, and Jonnie are determined to win the gold medal for Troop 13 at the Gold Rush Jamboree. When a mysterious clue hints at treasure buried in the nearby Haunted Caves, Becca and her friends are determined to find that, too--even if that means sneaking away from camp, hanging out with bats, and being threatened by robbers....

Troop 13--The Mystery of the Missing Mustangs

Penny Warner (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689023705

Troop 13 Mysteries is a series for middle school readers featuring four adventurous, fun-loving 13-year-old Girl Scouts from California's Troop 13. While learning how to care for horses at a dude ranch in the western plains of Nevada, thirteen-year-old Sierra and her three best friends CJ, Becca, and Jonnie learn about the mysterious disappearance of government-protected wild horses, one of which was supposed to be adopted by their new friend Devyn. When the four friends decide to help Devyn find her horse, they discover it won't be easy, not with a suspicious rodeo owner standing in the scouts' way and leading them to believe someone is stealing the horses and using them for illegal purposes....

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416970477

What I Did on My Summer Vacation is the first funny poetry book about summer vacation, with over forty sidesplitting poems covering everything from the much-anticipated last day of school to family road trips, wacky days at summer camp, learning how to swim, dizzying roller coaster rides at amusement parks, fun-filled days at the beach, and finally, the dreaded first day back to school. These hilarious poems, written by "The King of Giggle Poetry" and his all-star gang of Giggle Poets, are sure to make any kid count the days until summer vacation begins!

The Wheels on the Bus

Baby Genius (author), Baby Genius (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416976448

Six Baby Genius characters join together in this lively, interactive book to show kids how to move when they sing this popular children's song. Each character cleverly illustrates how to move hands and arms to simulate the actions throughout the book. What makes this book so much fun is that the children will be singing, learning, and moving with their favorite Baby Genius characters!

When the Teacher Isn't Looking

Kenn Nesbitt (author), Mike Gordon (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780684031286

Students and teachers will roar as Kenn Nesbitt pokes fun at silly school topics with dozens of wacky poems. With topics such as burping the ABCs and food fights, these poems cover everything that goes on when the teacher isn't looking. The rhymes in this book have earned A's when tested on kids--and are sure to make teachers smile as well.

5 Little Monkeys Jumpin' on the Bed

Baby Genius (author), Baby Genius (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416976431

Oboe the Monkey and his brothers and sisters are jumpin' on the bed. One by one, they fall off and bump their heads. When Mama calls Doctor DJ the Dinosaur, the doctor says, "No more monkeys jumpin' on the bed." But when Dr. DJ gets home to his own family, guess what his children are doing? Children will get an early introduction to subtraction--every time a monkey falls off the bed.

A Bad Case of the Giggles

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416951971

Bolt the doors and get out of earshot when kids discover A Bad Case of the Giggles. One of the funniest collections of children's poetry, this book includes creations from some of the most popular children's poets from around the world, including Shel Silverstein, Jeff Moss, Judith Viorst, Bruce Lansky, and more.

CYSM 1--The Secret of the Long-Lost Cousin

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442468993

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve mysteries. They interview suspects and examine crime scenes looking for clues. Hawkeye and Amy share all their clues with readers, so readers can solve the mysteries too. As soon as the readers have come up with a solution, they can read Hawkeye and Amy's solutions in the back of the book (in mirror type) to find out if they've cracked the case. Each book contains 8 to 10 clue-filled mysteries that are exciting to read--and hard to put down. We're excited to present the first four titles in this series--redesigned to introduce the fun of solving mysteries to a new generation of readers. A stranger arrives at Hawkeye's house from Alaska, claiming he's a cousin of Hawkeye's mother. But something bothers Hawkeye. So in the middle of the night, he creeps to the living room to study an old family photo. His sharp eyes pick up important clues... How does Hawkeye decide whether the stranger is a real cousin or a phony?

CYSM 2--The Case of the Chocolate Snatcher

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442469006

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve mysteries. They interview suspects and examine crime scenes looking for clues. Hawkeye and Amy share all their clues with readers, so readers can solve the mysteries too. As soon as the readers have come up with a solution, they can read Hawkeye and Amy's solutions in the back of the book (in mirror type) to find out if they've cracked the case. Each book contains 8 to 10 clue-filled mysteries that are exciting to read--and hard to put down. We're excited to present the first four titles in this series--redesigned to introduce the fun of solving mysteries to a new generation of readers. A drugstore clerk reports that a masked thief has just stolen a small fortune in fancy chocolates. The getaway car leads Hawkeye, Amy, and Sergeant Treadwell to three suspects. Each of them has a perfect alibi, but Hawkeye makes a lightning-fast sketch and cracks the case... How did Hawkeye know which suspect was lying?

CYSM 3--The Case of the Video Game Smugglers

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442469013

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve mysteries. They interview suspects and examine crime scenes looking for clues. Hawkeye and Amy share all their clues with readers, so readers can solve the mysteries too. As soon as the readers have come up with a solution, they can read Hawkeye and Amy's solutions in the back of the book (in mirror type) to find out if they've cracked the case. Each book contains 8 to 10 clue-filled mysteries that are exciting to read--and hard to put down. We're excited to present the first four titles in this series--redesigned to introduce the fun of solving mysteries to a new generation of readers. Hawkeye, Amy, and Sergeant Treadwell must catch the crooks who stole the video game their computer club just invented. At the airport gate, Hawkeye sketches suspects who could be smuggling the flash drive. With only seconds to spare, he and Amy pick out the thief... How does Hawkeye spot the smuggler, and where is the flash drive hidden?

CYSM 4--The Case of the Mysterious Dognapper

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442469020

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve mysteries. They interview suspects and examine crime scenes looking for clues. Hawkeye and Amy share all their clues with readers, so readers can solve the mysteries too. As soon as the readers have come up with a solution, they can read Hawkeye and Amy's solutions in the back of the book (in mirror type) to find out if they've cracked the case. Each book contains 8 to 10 clue-filled mysteries that are exciting to read--and hard to put down. We're excited to present the first four titles in this series--redesigned to introduce the fun of solving mysteries to a new generation of readers. While Hawkeye and Amy are visiting Mrs. von Buttermore at her mansion, her Great Dane, Priceless, is stolen. Several people could be the dognapper, but Hawkeye and Amy take one look at the ransom note that arrives and immediately figure out who's guilty... How do Hawkeye and Amy know who took Priceless?

GTR 1--The Royal Joust

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780671899790

Each anthology in this critically acclaimed series contains short stories featuring clever, courageous, and determined girls from around the world. This groundbreaking series is perfect for girls ages 7-13. These books have multicultural and international appeal. They are a great alternative to the all-American formula of American Girl.

GTR 2--Lion on the Prowl

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780671573751

Each anthology in this critically acclaimed series contains short stories featuring clever, courageous, and determined girls from around the world. This groundbreaking series is perfect for girls ages 7-13. These books have multicultural and international appeal. They are a great alternative to the all-American formula of American Girl.

GTR 3--Hidden Courage

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780671575502

Each anthology in this critically acclaimed series contains short stories featuring clever, courageous, and determined girls from around the world. This groundbreaking series is perfect for girls ages 7-13. These books have multicultural and international appeal. They are a great alternative to the all-American formula of American Girl.

GTR 4--Fishing for Trouble

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780671577032

Each anthology in this critically acclaimed series contains short stories featuring clever, courageous, and determined girls from around the world. This groundbreaking series is perfect for girls ages 7-13. These books have multicultural and international appeal. They are a great alternative to the all-American formula of American Girl.

GTR 5--Where There's Smoke There's Fire!

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689822100

Each anthology in this critically acclaimed series contains short stories featuring clever, courageous, and determined girls from around the world. This groundbreaking series is perfect for girls ages 7-13. These books have multicultural and international appeal. They are a great alternative to the all-American formula of American Girl.