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By Robert Heidbreder. 2020
“Clever and effective for the pre- and primary school nature shelves.”—Kirkus In the vein of Jack Prelutsky and Dennis Lee…comes a celebration of the sky with thirty zippy poems that will lift kids’ spirits and let their imaginations soar.What do you see when you look up at the sky? In this “lyrical” picture book (Booklist) for ages 3-8, the award-winning and critically-acclaimed children’s poet, Robert Heidbreder, shares thirty memorable poems that capture the magic and beauty of all the wonderful things kids can see when they gaze at the sky. Gorgeous illustrations by artist and naturalist Emily Dove depict a diverse cast of children playing and cheering under a sky filled with birds and balloons, snow and shooting stars, sunflowers and falling leaves, and helicopters and kites.“A multicultural cast of children are shown reveling in the outdoors. Readers are encouraged to observe and appreciate the natural world around them.”—Booklist
By Lil Nas X. 2021
Parents who play Grammy winner Lil Nas X's 12-times platinum single Old Town Road on repeat will want to take…their kids and ride on over to this ABC picture book from the music mega-star! A is for adventure . Every day is a brand-new start! B is for boots — whether they're big or small, short or tall. And C is for country. Join superstar Lil Nas X—who boasts the longest-running #1 song in history—and Panini the pony on a joyous journey through the alphabet from sunup to sundown. Experience wide-open pastures, farm animals, guitar music, cowboy hats, and all things country in this debut picture book that's perfect for music lovers learning their ABCs and for anyone who loves Nas's signature genre-blending style. Featuring bold, bright art from Theodore Taylor III, with plenty of hidden surprises for Nas's biggest fans, C Is for Country is a celebration of song and the power inside us all
By Erin Hunter. 2019
An epic new adventure begins in Erin Hunter's #1 bestselling Warriors series! For the first time, all five warrior Clans…have settled into their true homes in the territory around the lake. But when a shockingly harsh leaf-bare season descends on the forest, a new darkness begins to spread—a shadow that threatens a beloved Clan leader, the cats' connection with their ancestors in StarClan, and the very warrior code they live by. Packed with action and intrigue, the beginning of this sixth Warriors series is the perfect introduction for readers new to the Warriors world. And dedicated fans will be thrilled to discover the new adventures that unfold after the events of A Vision of Shadows
By Jeanette Winter. 2004
Every year Don Pedro and his family make papier-mâché skeletons, or calaveras, for Mexico's Day of the Dead fiesta. From…the Angel and Doctor to the Mariachi and Unicornio, there's a special calavera for each letter of the alphabet. Come dance with them!Includes a glossary of Spanish words and an author's note.
By Sheree Fitch. 2020
Hello toes, our tootsie friends Hello, summer feet again! Canada's Dr. Seuss, Sheree Fitch, is back with a brand-new tongue-twisting…picture book that celebrates all things summer. From those first barefoot days, wobble-dy walking over rocks and pebbles, to wandering-wild while searching for sea glass and, finally, huddled-up cozy at a late-summer bonfire, these summer feet flutter kick, somersault, hide-and-seek, and dance in the rain, soaking up all the season has to offer. With Fitch's classic lip-slippery, lyrical rhymes and Carolyn Fisher's bright and colourful illustrations, Summer Feet will be an instant summertime favourite.
By Elinor J. Pinczes. 1993
Hi dee ho! It's off to a picnic we go! One hundred very hungry ants hurry to sample the delights…of a picnic, but marching in single file seems too slow for 100 empty tummies. The smallest ant of all suggests they travel in 2 rows of 50, four rows of 25 . . . and the division begins. One Hundred Hungry Ants is not only a spirited and whimsical story, but also serves as an enjoyable visual introduction to math.
The Boring Book: (childrens Book About Boredom, Funny Kids Picture Book, Early Elementary School Story Book)
By Shinsuke Yoshitake. 2019
Boredom: humankind's age-old adversary. It's a state that is undesirable, uninteresting . . . and just plain boring. But as…one particularly bored boy discovers, there's actually more to boredom than meets the eye—more questions, more theories, and heaps of humor. This exploration of boredom from acclaimed author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake playfully—and hilariously—unpacks the ways in which a seemingly stagnant state is actually a portal into a dynamic, life-enriching experience. For anyone who's ever been mind-numbingly bored, this smart, laugh-out-loud picture book just might change your perspective on the state of boredom forever.
By Pat Hutchins. 1997
Mouse, Fox, Rabbit, and Squirrel watch fearfully as their friend Owl seems to get smaller as he flies away from…them. Will he disappear altogether? A comic view of spatial perspectives.
By Catherine Devries, Ryan Jackson. 2015
In this first book of the HeartSmart series, preschoolers are invited on a playdate with Emma. Together they learn the…Lord's Prayer and practice "teaching" it to Emma's favorite teddy bear. Introducing HeartSmart, a Scripture memory series designed to create opportunities for children to fill their heart with God's Word. HeartSmart combines key Scriptures with songs, giving parents a spiritual formation path for building a strong foundation of faith. The entire Lord's Prayer is included, along with a custom song (free download with access code).
By Lamar Giles. 2020
In this new Legendary Alston Boys adventure from Edgar-nominated author Lamar Giles, Otto and Sheed must embark on their most…dangerous journey yet, bringing a fugitive to justice in a world that mirrors their own but has its own rules to play by.Unlike the majority of Logan County's residents, Missus Nedraw of the Rorrim Mirror Emporium remembers the time freeze from The Last Last-Day-of-Summer, and how Otto and Sheed took her mirrors without permission in order to fix their mess. Usually that&’s an unforgivable offense, punishable by a million-year sentence. However, she&’s willing to overlook the cousins&’ misdeeds if they help her with a problem of her own. One of her worst prisoners has escaped, and only the Legendary Alston Boys of Logan County can help bring the fugitive to justice. This funny and off-the-wall adventure is perfect for readers of Jonathan Auxier and Lemony Snicket.
By Elise Gravel. 2019
This delightful board book will make the little ones in your life giggle at the absurdity of a fly on…the phone and a carrot in the tub. The text's repeated asking Have you ever seen…? preceding the refrain No way! will have toddlers yelling "No way!" themselves as you read through these silly situations. Celebrated artist Elise Gravel brings the silly to a new level in A Potato on a Bike, because really, has anyone ever seen a broccoli counting to ten or a sausage reading a book? But wait, how about a...baby being tickled?! Uh-oh, I think the answer for that is—yes way!
By Shinsuke Yoshitake. 2020
From the creator of The Boring Book, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's BookShinsuke Yoshitake is back with a…witty, thought-provoking picture book for our times.There Must Be More Than That! is all about perspective, and wading past the bad to embrace the possibility of good.• A thoughtful and laugh-out-loud exploration into an uncertain ever after• Empowers readers to choose their own future• A powerful antidote to anxiety for kids unsure about current events and what comes nextWhat does the future hold? This question can be daunting—or delightfully promising!Readers of all ages will seek solace in this smart and spirited exploration of the good that might be right around the corner.• Perfect for fans of Shinsuke Yoshitake• Ideal for children ages 5 to 8 years old• A great pick for parents and grandparents, as well as librarians and teachers• You'll love this book if you love books like Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty; What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada; and Dream Big, Little One by Vashti Harrison.
"The Last Last-Day-of-Summer reminds me that all children deserve to exist in magical spaces where their imaginations and familial bonds…will them into heroism. Every single child should have the freedom to be one of The Legendary Alstons. And I, for one, am grateful to Giles, and this brilliant story, for that reminder." —Jason Reynolds, author of Newbery Honoree Long Way Down “The legendary heroes of this legendary book are already legendary when the story begins! From there things can only get legendary-er!” —Tom Angleberger, author of the Origami Yoda series "Lamar Giles has written an instant classic—readers won't want their time with the Legendary Alston Boys of Logan County to end." —Gwenda Bond, author of the Lois Lane seriesThe Hardy Boys meets The Phantom Tollbooth, in the new century! When two adventurous cousins accidentally extend the last day of summer by freezing time, they find the secrets hidden between the unmoving seconds, minutes, and hours are not the endless fun they expected. Otto and Sheed are the local sleuths in their zany Virginia town, masters of unraveling mischief using their unmatched powers of deduction. And as the summer winds down and the first day of school looms, the boys are craving just a little bit more time for fun, even as they bicker over what kind of fun they want to have. That is, until a mysterious man appears with a camera that literally freezes time. Now, with the help of some very strange people and even stranger creatures, Otto and Sheed will have to put aside their differences to save their town—and each other—before time stops for good.
By Chris Harris. 2020
For fans of P is for Pterodactyl comes this groundbreaking spin on the ABCs from an acclaimed bestselling author and…artist duo!Here's a totally twisted take on the alphabet that invites readers to look at it in a whole new way: An A is an H that just won't stand up right, a B is a D with its belt on too tight, and a Z is an L in a tug-of-war fight! Twenty-six letters, unique from each other -- and yet, every letter looks just like one another! Kind of like...one big family.From two bestselling masters of wordplay and visual high jinks comes a mind-bending riddle of delightful doppelgängers and surprising disguises that reveal we're more alike than we may think. You'll never look at the alphabet the same way again!
By Lea Redmond. 2020
The pancakes are hot, fresh off the griddle—can you guess the delicious topping on each one?This beautifully designed board book…is stacked with treats for hungry young readers.With every turn of the page, a new, delicious topping is revealed, leaving readers with a picturesque plate to start their day.Fruity and sweet, crunchy and fluffy, each pancake is artfully drizzled in Lea Redmond's fun-loving guessing game and topped with mouthwatering illustrations from Flora Waycott.Celebrate a classic family tradition, and discuss a first cooking experience, with this appetizing book. You'll love this book if you love books like Pancakes!: An Interactive Recipe Book by Lotta Nieminen, This Is Not a Book by Jean Jullien, and Sam's Sandwich by David Pelham.
By Jonathan London. 2018
By Alan Horsfield. 2017
The snow is falling in the Blue Mountains and Krystal is bored. They decide to build a snowman and discover…to their surprise that he is embarrassed because he is not wearing any clothes.
By Taro Gomi. 2020
The beloved, bestselling potty-training classic, now re-released for a new generation! An elephant makes a big poop. A mouse makes…a tiny poop. Everyone eats, so of course: everyone poops!Taro Gomi's classic, go-to picture book for straight-talk on all things "number 2" is back, as fresh and funny as ever.• Both a matter-of-fact, educational guide and a hilarious romp through poop territory• Filled with timeless OMG moments for both kids and adults• Colorful and content-rich picture bookThe concept of going to the bathroom is made concrete through this illustrated narrative that is both verbally and visually engaging.Everyone Poops is just right for potty-training and everyday reading with smart, curious readers.• Perfect for children ages 0 to 3 years old• Equal parts educational and entertaining, this makes a great book for parents and grandparents who are potty-training their toddler.• You'll love this book if you love books like P is for Potty! (Sesame Street) by Naomi Kleinberg, Potty by Leslie Patricelli, The Potty Train by David Hochman and Ruth Kennison.
By Peter Vegas. 2020
Scared of the Dark? It's Really Scared of You is a picture book that playfully unpacks a common childhood fear.…You may be afraid of the dark . . . but did you know that the dark is actually afraid of YOU? It's true!The dark spends its days hiding from the light in your underwear drawer. The dark thinks you look scary. And the dark may be difficult to see when the sun goes down, but it also has its fair share of redeeming qualities.• A go-to read for kids who are afraid of nighttime• Personifies darkness to help younger readers shift how they see the night• A humorous and soulful picture book by Peter Vegas and acclaimed illustrator Benjamin ChaudScared of the Dark? It's Really Scared of You reassures the youngest of readers that the dark is more relatable—and appealing—than ever imagined.Fans of the award-winning illustrator Benjamin Chaud will love adding this one to the collection.• A good pick for parents, grandparents, and caregivers of reluctant readers• Resonates year-round as a go-to gift for birthdays, holidays, and more• Perfect for children ages 3 to 5 years old• Great for teachers and librarians who want to teach there are no monsters, just friends• You'll love this book if you love books like Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett, The Dark by Lemony Snicket, and The Berenstain Bears by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
By Ami Rubinger. 2011
Dog Number 1, Dog Number 10 takes readers through a world of playful pups that love to count! Each spread's…rhyming text leaves out the last word, allowing little ones to chime in and shout out the missing number. The amusing illustrations provide countable clues for the numbers that have been left out. With Dog Number 1, Dog Number 10, accomplished illustrator Ami Rubinger once again turns his humorous and imaginative eye to an otherwise simple subject. This is Rubinger's third rhyme-completion book, a technique that teaches children about concepts like counting with a fun, fill-in-the-blank challenge that encourages participation. His colorful, computer-generated canines will make little faces smile, and the rhyming game will have them counting from one to ten, again and again.