All the animals are in a panic. The elephant's sneeze would blow the monkeys out of the trees, the feathers off the birds, the stripes off the zebra. Even the fish and the fly, the crocodile and the kangaroo, know what a catastrophe that sneeze would be. -Please don't sneeze - they beg. . . .The cla..
Celebrate Halloween with this bright and adventurous picture book Fans of Room on the Broom will want to fly the night sky with these ten little witches in this fun and festive Halloween counting book Whether zooming past rattling skeletons, buzzing by pie-stealing mummies, or soaring over a werew..
100 Facts PLANT LIFE is bursting with detailed images, fun activities and exactly 100 amazing facts for kids aged 7+. Children will learn everything they need to know about our green planet. Kids learn more easily with bite-sized information. Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through v..
Discover the secrets of the animal kingdom It's definitely not a secret that kids can't get enough of animals In 101 Animal Secrets they'll discover tons of fun and wacky facts like: - A giraffe can lick its ear with its tongue.- Mosquitoes don't bite.- Fish sleep with their eyes open.- Mice don't..
GROUNDHOG DAY meets FLIPPED in this tale of a girl stuck in her birthday. It's Amanda's 11th birthday and she is super excited -- after all, 11 is so different from 10. But from the start, everything goes wrong. The worst part of it all is that she and her best friend, Leo, with whom she's shared ev..
In this companion to ABC Dream, Kim Krans elevates the simple activity of counting with pen-and-ink drawings of unusual animals and scenes of natural beauty. Delicate watercolor accents, an infusion of all-embracing spirituality, and an engrossing search-and-find element make this enchanting book a ..
EXTRA PREPARATION FOR AN EXCELLENT GED TEST SCORE.Get the extra practice you need to ace the exam and earn your GED credential with 5 full-length practice tests and complete answer explanations. It s time to put your knowledge to the test 5 Practice Exams for the GED Test provides five complete opp..
School, clubs, soccer practice, piano lessons, study groups, latte with friends, dinner with grandparents, sleepovers, birthday parties, shopping--young ladies today are always on the go, their busy lives filled with activities and socializing. Girls interact with more people and in more places than..
Nancy Carlson's cheerful pig is back in this vibrant ABC companion book to the best-selling I Like Me --and she's brought along a few friends to join her. The letters of the alphabet are illustrated with brightly-colored, action-packed pictures and are accompanied by read-along text. Introduce child..
Balloons are bright and floaty and shiny and perfect. More than anything else in the whole wide world, Isabel wants a balloon. Everyone will get one on Graduation Day--everyone except the porcupines, because Porcupines + Balloons = TroubleBut Isabel isn't going to settle for another boring bookmark...
Pig and Mouse are hard at work baking the best birthday cake EVER for Cow. But it would be a lot easier if Duck weren't hanging around, yammering on about turnips or some nonsense. (Sheesh ) With all this silliness going on, how will they manage to throw Cow a spectacular birthday party? Well, as it..
2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion--their voice--but he stutters uncontrollably.Except when he talks to a..
It's never too early to give young boys a resource that will help them learn the skills for making right choices in life. A Boy's Guide to Making Really Good Choices is designed to help boys ages 8-12 learn how to think through their options, realize the possible consequences, and develop good decis..
What is the bravest thing in the world? A brave bear, of course And who is the best at helping a little bear feel brave? His dad. It is a hot, hot day. Dad Bear says, "I think a pair of hot bears is probably the hottest thing in the world." So Little Bear suggests they go to the river to cool down...
"A Child's Alaska "is a visual feast for young adventurers who want to see for themselves what makes the Last Frontier so special. From totem poles to summer berry-picking from sled dog racing to wild animals they may see, this educational book will give readers an unforgettable Alaskan experience. ..
A story of little ballerinas with big dreams. Little ballerinas have big dreams. Dreams of pirouettes and grande jetes, dreams of attending the best ballet schools and of dancing starring roles on stage. But in Harlem in the 1950s, dreams don't always come true--they take a lot of work and a lot of ..
Few writers capture the everyday moments of life like Gary Soto. In direct and vivid poems, he draws from his own youth in California's Central Valley to portray the joys and sorrows of young people. His writing focuses on Latino characters, yet speaks to readers of all ethnicities. Acclaimed by edu..
When Lily's blind dog, Lucky, slips his collar and runs away across the wide-open blueberry barrens of eastern Maine, it's Salma Santiago who manages to catch him. Salma, the daughter of migrant workers, is in the small town with her family for the blueberry-picking season. After their initial chanc..
On the brink of World War II, a family forced out of their London home flees to the country. Wolfie and his older sister, Dodo, are devastated to leave behind everything they've ever known, but they begin settling into their new life.One day they come across an orphaned foul, which they raise as Her..
From the simplest couplet to the mind-boggling pantoum, the award-winning team behind A POKE IN THE I shows us the many fascinating ways poetic forms take shape. PleaseOpen this book for somethingExtraordinary.Twenty-nine different poetic forms await youInside these pages. How manyCan you master? Fr..
Shel Silverstein's A Light in the Attic is now available in a special edition containing the classic hardcover book and a CD of highlights from his Grammy Award-winning album.From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk End..
Following up the popular title for girls, A Little Book of Manners, Bob and Emilie Barnes show special little boys in your life how good sportsmanship, table manners, and appropriate language create happy times. Lively illustrations by artist Michal Sparks will captivate your favorite little gentlem..
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours' walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day..
This Newbery Honor Winner and National Book Award Finalist is an unforgettable modern classic and features the debut of the larger-than-life Grandma Dowdel What happens when Joey and his sister, Mary Alice--two city slickers from Chicago--make their annual summer visits to Grandma Dowdel's seemingly..
At the end of a lovely day, Big Daddy Rabbit knows that a special lullaby is exactly what's needed. At the end of a lovely day full of laughter and fun, little Bunny and Big Daddy Rabbit have time for one last game. All their woodland friends join in, too -- woo-hoo -- but when little Bunny gets ti..
When Chris and Toby Greyeyes find a raven in the garage, they try to trap it and hurt it with hockey sticks. To them, ravens are just a nuisance because they spread garbage all over the street. Or so they think--until a mysterious man who smells like pine needles enters their lives and teaches them ..
It seems fair to say that there have never been as many mice in any book as there are in this one This may well be because the protagonist, a singular and most ambitious cat, has promised himself that by the age of eighteen he will have imagined ONE MILLION MICE Every stripe of mouse is imagined h..
This wonderfully imaginative children's hardcover book by bestselling authors Gary Chapman and Rick Osborne, featuring four-color illustrations (with hidden details ) by Wilson Williams, Jr., will help children learn the importance of love.Based on Gary's highly successful The 5 Love Languages(R), A..
In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life's messes.Little Louie's story keeps getting messed up, and he's not happy about it What's the point of telling his tale..
This imaginative board book features beautiful paintings by a renowned artist paired with playful, rhyming text. In A Picnic with Monet, Claude Monet's light-filled paintings take children on an enchanted picnic in the countryside. This board book is a fun introduction ot art and an imaginative adve..
An escaped slave, she led 300 slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. NUME CARTE: A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman, PaperbackISBN: 082341065XPRET EDITURA: 32.64AUTOR(i): David A. AdlerEDITURA: Holiday HouseCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie 1992DATA PUBLICARE: 1992FORMAT: 20.35 x 24.08 ..
When the people of Squawk Valley find themselves without a turkey for their Thanksgiving feast, they plot a way to lure one into town: They'll advertise for a -model- turkey to pose during an arts-and-crafts fair, and gobble the bird when they've finished the artwork. But they don't plan on meeting ..
A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day. The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were struggling Polish immigrants, and despite Keats's obvious talent, his father worrie..
Matthew Reinhart's phenomenal paper engineering, as evidenced in Cinderella and The Jungle Book brings an added dimension -- literally -- to the classic telling of Mother Goose's most treasured nursery rhymes. With six spreads of of pop ups and and mini book, this book is a phenomenal family keepsak..
One of the most adored characters in childrenOs literature is the eccentric, forceful, bighearted Grandma Dowdel, star of the Newbery Awardwinning A Year Down Yonder and Newbery Honorwinning A Long Way from Chicago. And it turns out that her story isnOt over. ItOs now 1958, and a new family has move..
How long is a second?"A second is a hiccup--the time it takes to kiss your mom, or jump a rope, or turn around." The newest book by acclaimed picture-book creators Hazel Hutchins and Kady McDonald Denton explains units of time in imaginative terms children can understand: A second lasts as long as a..
In an isolated society, one girl makes a discovery that will change everything -- and learns that a single stone, once set in motion, can bring down a mountain. Jena -- strong, respected, reliable -- is the leader of the line, a job every girl in the village dreams of. Watched over by the Mothers as..
Many African stories, whether or not they are about Kwaku Ananse the "spider man," are called, "Spider Stories." This book is about how that came to be. The African storyteller begins: "We do not really mean, we do not really mean that what we are about to say is true. A Story, a story; let it come,..
When Finn Learson literally stumbles out of a stormy sea into a small village on the Shetland Isles, he steals the villagers' hearts. He's handsome and charming, he helps with the fishing and the harvest, and he's particularly drawn to Robbie's older sister Elspeth, with her beautiful long golden ha..
Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve their first four mysteries A is for AUTHOR . . .Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites him to visit Green Lawn. Wonder of wonders, Wallace says yes In fact, the famous writer says that the only way he won't come is if he'..
In the year and a half since the flight of the first manned balloon in 1783, an Italian has flown, a Scot has flown, a woman has flown, even a sheep has flown. But no one has flown from one country to another. John Jeffries, an Englishman, and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, a Frenchman, want to b..
A child s-eye view of London s top attractions blends lively artwork with fascinating facts, and features a sweeping gatefold of the city skyline. London is calling Come along on a mother-daughter day trip as they wend their way past the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, through Trafalgar..
Benjamin and Anna love staying with their cousin Robin in his house near the forest. In the autumn, Robin takes them to see his favourite tree--a giant oak that is 300 years old. The children build a den under the oak tree's giant branches and watch the squirrels hide acorns in its wide trunk.In the..
The author of the best-selling Emily Windsnap series spins a gripping tale about a girl who stumbles into the future--and must change its course to save a friendship. Jenni Green's family vacation has finally arrived Even though she has to deal with her annoying little brother, her slightly overbea..
A You're adorableB You're so beautifulC You're a cutie full of charm D-- You'll be delighted by this delicious trip through the alphabet Sing along as a lively company of children and assorted pets scamper across the bright pages and through the letters from A to Z. With warm and charming illustrat..
Nancy Carlson's cheerful pig is back in this vibrant ABC companion book to the best-selling I Like Me -- and she's brought along a few friends to join her. The letters of the alphabet are illustrated with brightly-colored, action-packed pictures and are accompanied by read-along text. Introduce chi..
Matt is missing. Bonnie's brother left his classroom to use thebathroom --and disappeared. A police dog traces his scent to the curb, where he apparently got into a vehicle. But why would Matt go anywhere with a stranger? Overwhelmed with fear, Bonnie discovers that her dog is gone, too. Was Pookie ..
Now, I'm sure you know lots about Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. But what you might not know is that Abe would never have become president if it hadn't been for Austin Gollaher. Learn the story of what really happened to Honest Abe when he was just a kid in this nonfi..