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By Alan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons, Megan Gibbons. 2016
A full colour blue Early Reader story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel.Early Readers…are stepping stones from picture books to reading books perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Katie Cat saw it first. It was a single white flake drifting down from the sky. It's a snowy day, and that means snowball fights and playing outside with friends. Even the littlest animals can have fun in the snow.A delightful new Weirdibeasts story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel, and illustrated by Jane Porter.
By Mike Brownlow. 2021
Count along with the Ten Little Elves in this action-packed, Christmas counting rhyme adventure!The Ten Little Elves are on a…mission to rescue Christmas ... But what will the Ten Little Elves do when they meet a growling polar bear? And a yowling yeti? And a SCARY Ice Queen?Part traditional counting rhyme, part fun-filled story, Ten Little Elves is perfect for sharing together. Read the bouncy rhyming story.Count from ten to one and back again, as the Little Elves disappear then reappear. Spot and count the details on each page. And join in with all the great sound-words!The Ten Little series has sold over a million copies worldwide, and Ten Little Bookworms is a 2019 World Book Day pick.
By David Melling. 2015
Six presents, five balloons, four pieces of cake ... all lead to one birthday hug! A delightful celebration of numbers…with everyone's favourite bear, Hugless Douglas. A sturdy board book that is perfect for little paws. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and Douglas the brown bear is a timeless character. The Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages.Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014.'Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come.' Guardian
By David Melling. 2015
Sheep, bunnies, owl, bear . . . come for a woodland walk with Douglas and discover his animal friends. A…delightful celebration of animals with everyone's favourite bear, Hugless Douglas. A sturdy board book that is perfect for little paws. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and Douglas the brown bear is a timeless character. The Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages.Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014.'Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come.' Guardian
By Mike Brownlow. 2021
Count along with the Ten Little Superheroes in this action-packed, counting rhyme adventure!Ten Little Superheroes are on a mission to…save the city ... But do they have the super-powers to defeat evil villain Monstro and his dastardly League of Bad Guys?Part traditional counting rhyme, part fun-filled story, Ten Little Superheroes is perfect for sharing together. Read the bouncy rhyming story.Count from ten to one and back again, as the Little Superheroes disappear then reappear. Spot and count the details on each page. And join in with all the great sound-words!The Ten Little series has sold over a million copies worldwide, and Ten Little Bookworms is a 2019 World Book Day pick.
By David Melling. 2012
This bright, bold, rhyming story from the creator of Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to colours for the…very young and great to read aloud.Small children will fall in love with Splosh as he searches for his fluffy duck friends and discovers colours along the way!Don't miss Splosh! - the first book in the series and a brilliant introduction to counting.Praise for Hugless Douglas: 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration. Daily Mail
By David Melling. 2012
This bright, bold rhyming story from the creator of Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to numbers and counting…for the very young and great to read aloud.Count from one to ten with the adorable Splosh and his hilarious fluffy duck friends as they waddle, quack and flap along the diving board. Will they be brave enough to dive into the paddling pool?Don't miss Colour with Splosh! - the second book in this popular series and a brilliant introduction to colours.Praise for Hugless Douglas: 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' Daily Mail
By Shawn Harris. 2021
Have You Ever Seen a Flower? is an enchanting picture book exploring the relationship between childhood and nature. In this…simple yet profound story, one child experiences a flower with all five senses—from its color to its fragrance to the entire universe it evokes—revealing how a single flower can expand one's perspective in incredible ways.• Authorial debut of award-winning illustrator Shawn Harris• Reminds readers to appreciate the beauty of the world• Full of bright, stunning illustrationsHave You Ever Seen a Flower? is a beautiful exploration of perception, the environment, and humanity.• Perfect read-aloud with thought-provoking questions• Ideal for nature lovers• For fans of The Little Prince, The Giving Tree, Not a Box, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar
By Mike Brownlow. 2021
Learn to count from ten to one and back again with this rhythmic, rhyming space adventure!Don't miss the latest book…in the bestselling Ten Little series. Join the Ten Little Aliens as they jet off through space in search of a new home - discovering fiery planets, fizzing comets and some very strange space creatures!Ten Little Aliens need a place to stay. Searching through the universe, home is far away. Look - a sun with planets! Should they take a peep? Ten Little Aliens all say, "SQUEEP!"The Ten Little series has sold over a million copies worldwide and Ten Little Bookworms is a 2019 World Book Day pick. Look out for more books in the series:Ten Little PiratesTen Little PrincessesTen Little MonstersTen Little DinosaursTen Little ElvesTen Little SuperheroesTen Little RobotsPraise for the other Ten Little books:'a rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations...excellent' Guardian'jaunty verse with lots of humorous details to discover on every page' Time Out'roaringly funny rhymes' Independent
By Caryl Hart. 2019
Pages of alien counting chaos will have youngsters laughing ... and learning! The follow-up to the hilarious Knock Knock Dinosaur…and Knock Knock Pirate - from award-winning author Caryl Hart, creator of How To Grow A Dinosaur, and bestselling illustrator Nick East.When some aliens blast her house off into space, it's up to this little girl to navigate among the stars. They need to find their home planet, but first they must avoid that black hole - eek! - and watch out for that space station! All without waking Gran . . .A hilarious way of introducing counting to young readers. And enjoy the other books in the series for more counting chaos - Knock Knock Pirate and Knock Knock Dinosaur!Caryl Hart has won the Stockport Children's Book Award, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award, the Rotherham Children's Book Award, and has been shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award.Follow Caryl at carylhart.com and @carylhart1 Find Nick at nickeastillustration.com
By Shelly Anand. 2021
A joyful, body-positive picture book, adapted for audio, about a young Indian American girl's journey to accept her body hair…and celebrate her heritage after being teased about her mustache. Laxmi never paid much attention to the tiny hairs above her lip. But one day while playing farm animals at recess, her friends point out that her whiskers would make her the perfect cat. She starts to notice body hair all over—on her arms, legs, and even between her eyebrows. With her parents' help, Laxmi learns that hair isn't just for heads, but that it grows everywhere, regardless of gender. Laxmi's Mooch is a celebration of our bodies and our body hair, in whichever way they grow
By Ellen Stoll Walsh. 1989
Perfect for fans of Lois Ehlert and Press Here, this charming picture book gently explores the world of color and…celebrates the joy of creativity. One day three white mice discover three jars of paint--red, blue, and yellow. But what happens when they splash in the colors, mixing the red and blue? Or dance in the blue and yellow? This playful introduction to colors will appeal to any budding artist or curious preschooler.
By Taro Gomi. 1989
Vibrantes ilustraciones y con un texto simple y rítmico se mezclan perfectamente en este enérgico homenaje a la amistad, como…una niña relata todas las cosas que ella ha aprendido de un encantador grupo de animales amigos: "He aprendido a ejecutar desde mi amigo el caballo. Aprendí a cantar de mis amigos las aves. Aprendí a leer de mis amigos los libros. Y aprendí a amar a un amigo como tú."El audaz diseño gráfico e ilustraciones de colores brillantes que se han convertido en la marca del trabajo de Taro Gomi apelará a niños y adultos.
By Michael Arndt. 2014
Dog says woof . . . pig says oink . . . cow says moo. Animals and the sounds they…make are paired up in playfully compelling ways in this eye-catching illustrated gift book featuring bold colors and an engaging use of onomatopoeia. Kids and parents will delight in discovering the ways in which the letters that spell out each animal's sound are key elements of that animal's illustration. With so much to see and to sound out, kids will relish this unique visual and educational experience, brimming with color and letters. Plus, this is a fixed-format version of the book, which looks nearly identical to the print version.
By Christina Mia Gardeski. 2020
From mending fences to seedlings and combines, life on the farm changes from season to season. Discover what farmers do…in winter. Learn how crops are harvested in fall. Real-life photographs follow the seasons and capture the beauty of a year on the farm.
By Stef Wade. 2020
Lance Cottonwood is the best and brightest of the leaves, but even the top students on the tree have worries.…Can Lance conquer his fear of falling and just let go when the time comes for his final exam, or will he let his worries take over? In this funny and encouraging picture book, best-selling author Stef Wade (A Place for Pluto) tells an engaging story and deftly addresses social and emotional struggles many kids encounter each day...feeling anxious, wanting to be perfect, facing fears, etc. These themes combined with illustrator Jennifer Davison's delightful characters and rich autumnal colors make The Very Last Leaf a perfect book for the start of a new school year, the arrival of autumn, or any period of transition in life.
An Anishinaabe child and her grandmother explore the natural wonders of each season in this lyrical, bilingual story-poem. In this…lyrical story-poem, written in Anishinaabemowin and English, a child and grandmother explore their surroundings, taking pleasure in the familiar sights that each new season brings. We accompany them through warm summer days full of wildflowers, bees and blueberries, then fall, when bears feast before hibernation and forest mushrooms are ripe for harvest. Winter mornings begin in darkness as deer, mice and other animals search for food, while spring brings green shoots poking through melting snow and the chirping of peepers. Brittany Luby and Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley have created a book inspired by childhood memories of time spent with Knowledge Keepers, observing and living in relationship with the natural world in the place they call home — the northern reaches of Anishinaabewaking, around the Great Lakes. ? Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.2 Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.6 With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.4 Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.5 Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
By Mike Byrne. 2021
This whimsical numbers board book shares a little music history while teaching your children the numbers 1 through 10.Toddlers learning to…identify numbers will love this charming and funny book, while music-savvy parents will enjoy the artistic representation of some of their favorite song titles from some of their favorite musical artists.The book includes the following song titles:- ONE Fine Day (The Chiffons)- It Takes TWO (Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock)- THREE Little Birds (Bob Marley)- FOUR Strong Winds (Neil Young)- High FIVE (Beck)- SIX Weeks (James Morrison)- SEVEN SEAS OF RHYE (Queen)- EIGHT Days a Week (The Beatles)- Love Potion No. 9 (The Clovers)- TEN Feet Tall (Various)A follow-up to Running Press Kids's Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Colors in Music, this will be an ideal gift for the music-loving kid or family.
By Jun Ichihara. 2017
A playful high-contrast board book from the University of Tokyo &“Baby Lab&”—scientifically proven to hold baby&’s attention &“Full of delicious…colors and . . . real charm.&”—The Wall Street Journal What are moimoi? Playful moimoi have bold stripes and big, bright eyes. Babies find them captivating and will even stop crying to look. Parents in Japan swear by moimoi and have purchased over 500,000 books!How do you say it? &“Moi&” (もい) is a fun nonsense word that rhymes with &“koi.&” You can change how you say it to match what the moimoi are doing—as they dance, grow, and even sing . . .Where do they come from? At the University of Tokyo &“Baby Lab,&” Dr. Kazuo Hiraki tested many different high-contrast designs. Babies looked at moimoi for twice as long as the competition. Your newborn or toddler will love moimoi, too!
By Raúl The Third. 2020
In this new ¡Vamos! title, Little Lobo is excited to take in a show with wrestling star El Toro in…his bustling border town. After getting lunch orders from The Bull and his friends to help prepare for the event, Little Lobo goes on a tour of food trucks that sell his favorite foods, like quesadillas with red peppers and Mexican-Korean tacos. Full of easy-to-remember Latin-American Spanish vocabulary, this glorious celebration of food is sure to leave everyone hungry for lunch! The ¡Vamos! books are jam-packed with fun details and are perfect for fans of Richard Scarry and Where's Waldo?