Kaplan's extensive collection of hardcover books includes hundreds of popular children's books that are a necessity to any classroom. Popular stories and tales are brought to life with these color adaptations for beginning readers.
4 - 8 years. Baby bat Stellaluna's life is flitting along right on schedule--until an owl attacks her mother one night, knocking the bewildered batlet out of her mother's loving grasp. The tiny bat is lucky enough to land in a nest of baby birds, but her whole world has just turned upside down. This gorgeously illustrated book is sure to be an all-time favorite with readers, whether they've left the nest or not. Hardback. 28 pages.
3 - 6 years. Leap into learning through reading and build a fantastic library collection! We have blended traditional and newer titles for a variety of themes, illustrative techniques, and writing styles. Paperback-hardback combination. Set of 13 books.
5 - 8 years. In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world. Award-winning author Rob Sanders's stirring text, and acclaimed illustrator Steven Salerno's evocative images, combine to tell this remarkable and undertold story. A story of love, hope, equality, and pride. Hardcover. 48 pages.
4 - 9 years. When young Arlo accidentally drops a book on the Mayor's head, the Mayor decides books are dangerous and destroys all the books in town! But thanks to Arlo's imagination and perseverance, the Mayor finds that suppressing stories cannot stop them from blossoming more beautifully than ever. This timely allegorical tale will be a useful tool for starting conversations with children about the power of activism and the written word. Hardover. 32 pages.
Inspire a lifelong love of language--and give kids a head start in school--with this outstanding poetry collection. To improve reading comprehension, luminous watercolor paintings illustrate the 70 famous poems, which are arranged by life stages and cover a wide range of common human experiences. From Shakespeare to Stevenson and Milton to Moore, iconic English-language poetry comes alive in this breathtaking gift book that they'll never outgrow. Hardcover. 128 pages.
3 - 7 years. Build early mathematics skills and have a blast with Number Circus! Questions on each colorful page set the reader on a seek-and-find adventure through the quirky illustrations, practicing key mathematics skills like counting, number recognition, understanding relative quantity and size, and more. Large, sturdy pages feature illustrated lift-the-flap questions that invite continued engagement. This book offers young mathematicians lots to explore and learn with every read. Hardcover. 22 pages.
The month of Ramadan offers the opportunity to improve one's personal and spiritual behavior. Rich with personal stories and stunning photographs, this book includes the traditions and emphasizes the importance of diversity. Hardcover. 88 pages.
During Diwali, Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate legends and stories. Enriched by personal stories and spiced with festive recipes bring to life the holiday's traditions, food and rituals and take you on a journey to see how this festival is celebrated around the world. Hardcover. 96 pages.
4 - 6 years. This book by Marcus Pfister is a tale of the most beautiful fish in the sea that reinforces the themes of friendship and sharing. Rainbow-colored foil stamping is used throughout this unique book to enhance the story's gentle message. Hardcover. 24 pages.
5 years & up. From the top of your head to the tips of your toes Learn all about health from a cool cat who knows! In this delightful book, Dr. Seuss' famous Cat in the Hat explains to young readers all the different ways to stay healthy, from eating right and getting enough exercise and sleep, and a positive body image. Includes 16 bonus pages of kid-friendly recipes and fun ways to get moving!
5 years & up. Dr. Seuss's wonderfully wise graduation speech is the perfect send-off for children starting out in the world, be they nursery school, high school, or college grads! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life's ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within. Hardback. 56 pages.
These books are for Spanish speakers learning English and visa versa. Each book has bright, colorful photographs with the English word in red and the Spanish word in blue under each photograph. Pronunciation list for each word is provided in the back of each book. Set of 5 hardback books.
3 years & up. What happens when a brother and sister visit a pet store to pick a pet? Naturally, they can't choose just one! This tale by Dr. Seuss captures the classic childhood moment of choosing a pet and uses it to illuminate an important life lesson: that it is hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it! Told in Dr. Seuss' signature rhyming style which is fun to read again and again. Measures 8" x 10 7/8". Hardback. 48 pages.
Together, the pictures and words of You Are My World lend a whole new meaning to the phrase 'baby talk". By pairing black-and-white photographs of infants with captions that reflect reality as seen through their newborn eyes, the book celebrates the continually miraculous interaction that occurs between babies and the most significant people in their young lives--their mothers and fathers. The text in the bilingual edition is in English and Spanish. Hardcover. 96 pages.
3 - 7 years. Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to wet as we steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other big messes! But no matter what color his shoes are are, Pete keeps movin' and groovin' and singing his song. Hardback. 40 pages.
All ages. This wordless book is about the mysteries of the sea and invites children to tell the story in their own words, which stimulates the imagination and helps develop visual literacy. Includes endnotes on marine life, lighthouses and the intriguing world of items that wash up on beaches. Perfect for readers of all needs, abilities, and learning styles. This book is one you'll return to again and again. Hardcover. 32 pages.
3 - 5 years. In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama! Tucked into bed by his mama, Baby Llama immediately starts worrying when she goes downstairs, and his soft whimpers turn to hollers when she doesn't come right back. But just in time, Mama returns to set things right. Children will relate to Baby Llama's need for comfort, as much as parents will appreciate Mama Llama's reassuring message. 40 pages. Hardback.
What can you make with one oval, two circles, and eight triangles? Just ask three clever mice--who even find a funny way to trick a sneaky cat. Ellen Stoll Walsh once again proves that she's a master of concept books in this celebration of shapes, color, and innovation.