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1 Little, 2 Little, 3 Little Elephants

Baby Genius (author), Baby Genius (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416982227

Frankie the Elephant and her friends star in the first ever Baby Genius ballet recital. Each page includes charming illustrations featuring one little, two little, three little...up to ten little dancing elephants. Readers are invited to count the elephants on each page and to point out interesting details in the illustrations.

The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!

Kenn Nesbitt (author), Margeaux Lucas (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689048647

Children will love the slightly screwy world of Kenn Nesbitt, with mashed potatoes on the ceiling, kangaruplets, skunks falling in love, antigravity machines, and a jillion other imaginative subjects. This book is packed with far-out, funny, clever poems guaranteed to give readers a galactic case of the giggles.

GTR, Best of--Girls Save the Day

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689024689

Girls Save the Day features the 25 best stories from the Girls to the Rescue series about girls around the world who save the day through brains and bravery. This groundbreaking series for girls ages 7-13 has been endorsed by parents, teachers, and psychologists as an entertaining learning tool that provides positive role models. The selected stories in this edition rise above the rest and speak to today's girls. With international and multicultural appeal, it's a great alternative to American Girl.

My Dog Ate My Homework!

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416989134

This is the first collection of Bruce Lansky's poetry ever published. It has more smiles, chuckles, giggles, and guffaws than any other book of poetry written by a single author (except for Lansky's If Pigs Could Fly...). It is a great collection of poetry on subjects kids find hilarious.

Polar Brrr's Big Adventure (Early Reader)

Bruce Lansky (author), Bill Bolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781476769301

Join Polar Brrr on his big adventure to deliver a very important package. Watch him slide down a glacier, swim through icy water and outsmart a pack of hungry wolves. Youll wonder why this brave, quick-thinking polar-bear cub is so determined to deliver the package as he journeys through the charming arctic environment created by illustrator Bill Bolton.

Monkey See, Monkey Do (Early Reader)

Bruce Lansky (author), Bill Bolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781476769318

Ooops! The zoo keeper accidentally left the door to the monkey cage unlocked. Curious to explore the zoo, Lil Monkey sets out to meet some other animals and learn some new tricks. Come along on this delightful adventure in the charming zoo created by illustrator Bill Bolton. In the end, we learn that being yourself is the best thing to be.

Early Bird Get's the Worm (Early Reader)

Bruce Lansky (author), Bill Bolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781476769295

Waking up early one morning, Early Birdy watches Mother Birdy catch a worm. Inspired, Early Birdy wants to catch one too. But catching a worm isnt as easy as it looks. Join Early Birdy on an exciting and funny adventure set in a beautiful springtime forest environment created by illustrator Bill Bolton. Dont be surprised to find yourself smiling from ear to ear

Early Bird Gets the Worm

Bruce Lansky (author), Bill Bolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442491762

This Story is Told in Pictures so children 3 to 6 can read the pictures and enjoy the story. Waking up early one morning, Early Birdy watches Mother Birdy catch a worm. Inspired, Early Birdy wants to catch one too. But catching a worm isnt as easy as it looks. Join Early Birdy on an exciting and funny adventure set in a beautiful springtime forest environment created by illustrator Bill Bolton. Dont be surprised to find yourself smiling from ear to ear

Monkey See, Monkey Do

Bruce Lansky (author), Bill Bolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442491779

This Story is Told in Pictures so children 3 to 6 can read the pictures and enjoy the story. Ooops! The zoo keeper accidentally left the door to the monkey cage unlocked. Curious to explore the zoo, Lil Monkey sets out to meet some other animals and learn some new tricks. Come along on this delightful adventure in the charming zoo created by illustrator Bill Bolton. In the end, we learn that being yourself is the best thing to be.

Polar Brrr's Big Adventure

Bruce Lansky (author), Bill Bolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442491755

This Story is Told in Pictures so children 3 to 6 can read the pictures and enjoy the story. Join Polar Brrr on his big adventure to deliver a very important package. Watch him slide down a glacier, swim through icy water and outsmart a pack of hungry wolves. Youll wonder why this brave, quick-thinking polar-bear cub is so determined to deliver the package as he journeys through the charming arctic environment created by illustrator Bill Bolton.

Cool Jump-Rope Tricks You Can Do!

David Fisher (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781481412315

Learn the Coolest Tricks from The Worlds Best Rope Jumper.* *Ripleys Believe It or Not! Guinness World Record holder David Fisher is going to change the way you think about rope jumping. Cool Jump-Rope Tricks You Can Do! will teach you over 100 cool skills and tricks like the Houdini, Cats Cradle, and the Pretzel. Even if you have never picked up a rope before, you'll be saying, I DID IT! over and over again. Its like a private lesson from the worlds best rope jumper! Each skill is presented with helpful hints, personal notes, step-by-step photos, and simple, clear instructions kids can use to master the tricks. Fisher also covers practical topics like selecting the right type and length of rope, the best jumping surfaces, warming up, proper jumping form, making mistakes, and safety. Once your kids learn the basic skills and tricks in this book, there will be no end to the number of tricks they can learn and make up on their own or with friends. That's why this book will motivate your kids to stay in shape year-round (indoors and out).

Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons

Amy Buswell & Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781476742946

Amy Buswell and Bruce Lansky's Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons turn struggling readers into happy readers. Many struggling readers are embarrassed to read aloud. They are often intimidated or bored by texts that conventional programs require them to practice. So, instead of catching up, they fall further behind. Currently 67% of American fourth graders cant read grade-level text. Reading specialist Amy Buswell has spent eight years looking for remediation methods that work. What is needed, Buswell explains, is a program that improves the motivation of struggling readers, because that accounts for 90% of the problem. Four years ago, Buswell came up with a brainstorm. She knew her best readers enjoyed reading Bruce Lanskys poetry books for pleasure. The more poems they read, the better the reading got. Why not use Lanskys kid-tested poems as texts struggling readers could practice on to improve their readingusing six research-based strategies: choral reading, echo reading, paired reading, repeated reading, sustained silent reading and say it like the character reading. This book is the result of that brainstorm and the resulting collaboration between Buswell and Lansky. It gives teachers and parents everything they need to help children improve their reading: -35 kid-tested poems by Bruce Lansky -35 customized reading lessons by Amy Buswell -35 off-the-wall illustrations by Stephen Carpenter -35 sets of zany performance tips by Bruce Lansky all of which is designed to make the process of reading improvement more like fun than work. What Amy Buswell and Bruce Lansky have created is the most entertaining fluency intervention ever. Thats why it is so successful at overcoming negative attitudes to improve reading skills and scores. Ninety-five percent of participating students made significant improvement in their fluency (reading rate). And average reading scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) for Buswells school raised her schools rating to an A for the first time. In 2011, Buswells school achieved one of the highest-percentage reading gains in the county. Theres no reason parents cant get in on the fun, too. Parents will enjoy Lanskys funny poems and Stephen Carpenters delightful illustrations as much as their children. By reading the poems with their children and encouraging their children to try some of Lanskys entertaining performance tips (by adding gestures, sound effects, props and finding additional readers: be they friends, family or neighbors), they can dramatically speed up their childs reading progress (and have lots of fun in the process.)

GTR 6--Danger! Thin Ice

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689825743

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 7--Stormy Flight

Bruce Lansky (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689840791

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--Young Marian's Adventures in Sherwood Forest

Stephen Mooser (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780671575519

Thirteen-year-old Maid Marian is on her first adventure with young Robin of Loxley (the future Robin Hood). The Sheriff of Nottingham has thrown Marian's father into the dungeon, and only Marian can save her father from the hangman's noose. Marian proves herself the cleverest of heroes as she takes on a pack of hungry wolves, murderous thieves, and the Sheriff 's loyal soldiers. She also solves a heart-wrenching mystery--the disappearance of her mother, missing for three years and presumed dead.

I'm Allergic to School!

Robert Pottle (author), Mike & Carl Gordon (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416929475

I'm Allergic to School! is the first solo project by Giggle Poet Robert Pottle, and it depicts everyday events only a former teacher could capture. It contains 18 hilarious poems and songs about the funnier-than-fiction misadventures that occur at school. The 4-color illustrations are equally entertaining and giggle-packed.

I've Been Burping in the Classroom

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416929468

Get ready to sing your way through class with this fun songbook all about school. Each page contains color illustrations that add even more appeal to an already charming collection. This book is sure to fill any musical occasion with giggles because these songs are about smelly lunchboxes, the prettiest girl in school, messy lockers, and the day the teacher was sent to detention.

If Kids Ruled the School

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689032738

This is one of the most popular collections of funny poetry for kids ever published. It's a classic, because it's the first collection of poems selected by kids! It includes clever creations from some of the most popular names in children's poetry, including Dr. Seuss, Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky, Judith Viorst, Bruce Lansky, and Jeff Moss. Humorous illustrations by Stephen Carpenter make this book even better.

If Pigs Could Fly . . .

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689049767

Lansky does it again with If Pigs Could Fly..., a collection of sidesplitting, rolling-on-the-floor poems that will make children giggle and grin. It leaves readers wondering about things like smelly diapers, toothless grandmas, dirty socks, burping babies, bad-hair days, and much more! Tested on over 1,000 schoolchildren and their teachers, only the most giggle-packed poems are included.

Kids Pick the Funniest Poems

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780671747695

This book covers wild and wacky school topics, such as bringing skunks to show-and-tell, smelly sneakers, and teaching dogs to read. Filled with funny poems by a host of Giggle Poets, this book is loved by all students--even those who have tried to convince Mom and Dad that "F" stands for fabulous. The collection was tested by 1,000 elementary-school students.

Long Shot

Timothy Tocher (author)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689843310

When 11-year-old Laurie Bird Preston learns her dad has accepted a new job in another town, she's disappointed and angry. Not only will Laurie have to leave her best friend, Christy, and her position on the middle-school basketball team, but she'll also have to make new friends in a new school and play for a new basketball team. 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.

Mary Had a Little Jam

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689033926

With nearly three quarters of a million copies sold, this is the #1 "fractured nursery rhymes" book in North America. It's a delightful way to introduce young children to Jack & Jill, Humpty Dumpty, and all the rest of Mother Goose's characters.

Miles of Smiles

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689034619

Readers will get a smile from every page of this book, which features hilarious poems selected by Bruce Lansky and delightful illustrations by Stephen Carpenter. Thousands of elementary-school students assisted Lansky in selecting the poems in this book.

My Teacher's in Detention

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780689052453

This book delivers 45 hilarious poems about school that cover everything from homework and tests to detention and school lunches. Well-known poets Bruce Lansky, Kenn Nesbitt, and Robert Pottle--plus many more great Giggle Poets--wrote these gems.

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.