Celebrate Christmas with the joyous poetry of the incomparable Maya Angelou. Angelou s beautiful, moving, and beloved poem, which she first read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, now comes alive as a fully illustrated children s book, celebrating the promise of peace in the holiday sea..
When you're in the world of Jack Prelutsky, anything can happen. Ogres run wild, dragons sing, and baby uggs hatch. . . . Frogs wear red suspenders in a rainstorm of pigs and noodles. . . . Scranimals gallivant under a pizza the size of the sun. . . . Even the new kid on the block can see that the n..
Naughty children were never funnier than the young rowdies of these Cautionary Tales. In rhyming couplets, accompanied by hilarious drawings, a celebrated wit recounts the perilous consequences of telling lies, slamming doors, and playing with guns. Bad Child's Book of Beasts, an illustrated A-to-Z..
Famed illustrator Dan Yaccarino brings his unique style to the familiar realm of Mother Goose. His witty, bold graphic scenes take place in the city, which give the rhymes a fresh perspective. In this book, Mary s little lamb hails a cab to school NUME CARTE: Dan Yaccarino's Mother Goose, HardcoverI..
In his bestselling picture book Dirt on My Shirt, Jeff Foxworthy warmed the hearts of kids both big and little. Now, in this I Can Read edition, poems have been hand selected for beginning readers to enjoy. From meeting Auntie Brooke and Uncle Keith to searching for tadpoles and snakes, young reader..
A School Library Journal Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editor's Choice Rich in imagery and detail, this exquisitely rendered picture book introduces readers to one of America's favorite classic poems, ``The Song of Hiawatha`` by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Illustrated by Susan Jeffers, the Caldeco..
Finalist for the National Book Award When Lonnie was seven years old, his parents died in a fire. Now he's eleven, and he still misses them terribly. And he misses his little sister, Lili, who was put into a different foster home because "not a lot of people want boys-not foster boys that ain't babi..
From acclaimed poet Jack Prelutsky and illustrator Yossi Abolafia, My Parents Think I'm Sleeping is the perfect book to get young readers excited about bedtime. This Level 3 I Can Read book is a funny collection of poems about a boy who should be sleeping, but manages to find more than just storyboo..
There was an Old Man in a tree, Who was horribly bored by a Bee;When they said, ``Does it buzz?`` He replied, ``Yes, it does It's a regular brute of a Bee.``Generations of children and adults have delighted in the whimsical poems of Edward Lear (1812-88). And, despite his achievements as a noted Eng..
There's a poem to celebrate every moment in life-whether it's hitting a home run, watching a sunset, or laughing with your best friend. A poem is a gift of the heart that can inspire, reassure, or challenge us. Memorize it-share it-it's yours forever. In this diverse collection, a companion to her N..
The newest title in Natasha Wing's bestselling Night Before series It's the night before New Year?s, and the whole family is determined to stay up until midnight Everyone's stocked up on sparkly streamers and festive party hats, but after a night filled with card games and too many cupcakes, the l..
Simple Simon, Little Miss Muffet, Humpty Dumpty, and all the Mother Goose favorites are here in this timeless collection. With fifty-one lively rhymes, The Tall Book of Mother Goose is the perfect book for sharing. Ages 4+ NUME CARTE: The Tall Book of Mother Goose, HardcoverISBN: 0060543736PRET EDIT..
For generations these classic, high-octane rhymes, songs, and tales have been passed down from truck to truck. Lucky for us, the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature has collected them all into one really big, noisy volume. From ``Peter Peter Payload Eater`` to ``Pop Blows the Diesel`` ..
In this outstanding picture book collection of poems by Newbery Honor-winning poet, Joyce Sidman (Song of the Water Boatman, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night), discover how animals stay alive in the wintertime and learn about their secret lives happening under the snow. Paired with stunnin..
African-American poetry and art take wing and soar in this collection compiled by Belinda Rochelle.With work that spans the nineteenth century through the present, this stunning collection pairs twenty poems by distinguished African-American poets with twenty works of art by acclaimed African-Americ..