Creator of the beloved children's television series "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and Presidential Medal of Freedom award recipient, Fred Rogers, shares words of wisdom and timeless advice for anyone as they embark on new life journeys in this collection of stories. Addressing "the scope of human transitions," Rogers aims to give readers perspective as they travel through all paths in life. Hardcover. 176 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!
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.
4 years & up. This book was written in such a way to challenge gender stereotypes, suggesting the freedom to play as children choose is fundamental to their learning process. Children will find that Jamie is very much their self, and plays how they want to. Provides tips of how to ensure a child's playtime is also learning time. Hardcover. 32 pages.
If we were to vanish tomorrow, what would our legacy be? Former Carnegie Mellon University professor, Dr. Randy Pausch, poses this question, along with many others, to readers in his New York Times best-selling book, "The Last Lecture". Diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, Pausch uses intelligence, humor, and inspiration within his last lecture, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," to share his story of living and the lessons he's learned along the way. Hardcover. 352 pages.
3 years & up. The story of a train filled with toys and gifts for little boys and girls that breaks down before reaching the children. After asking several passing trains for help over the hill, a little blue train agrees to help the stranded toys. Even though she is small, the blue train tries her best to bring the toys to the children on the other side of the hill. Hardcover. 48 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.
Birth & up. Help bring the Velveteen Rabbit to life through love as you read his story and snuggle him close. This magical book and plush will ignite your little one's imagination and help show them the power of love. Book features classic, colorful illustrations from the original Velveteen Rabbit story. Plush features shimmery velveteen coat, pink satin ears, button-thread whiskers, a soft chenille tail, and hand-stitched details. Book is hardback and 33 pages long. Plush measures 10"H.
Come along with Silly Sally and her silly companions as they parade toward town in a most unusual way. Dance a jig with a pig, play leapfrog with a dog, and even sing a tune with a loon. Playful pictures and rollicking rhymes sweep listeners and readers along on Sally's journey.
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.
3 years & up. How many monkeys are jumping on the bed? Or how many animals are on Old Mcdonald's farm? Poke'em and count'em with the Poke-A-Dot Book Set! Read along and look out for the pop noise as you poke each animal making it easy to keep track of how many animals were counted. Learning to count from 1 to 10 has never been more fun. Set includes two beautifully-illustrated books: "10 Little Monkeys" and "Old McDonald's Farm".
4 - 6 years. It's a rainy night, and granny is snoring on her bed. A sleepy boy plops on top of her, then a dog crawls up and dozes off on top of him. Next, a cat leaps up and settles for a snooze, and a teeny mouse jumps to the tippy top of the slumbering pile. All sleep happily, until a wakeful flea bites the mouse -- ouch!!! Hardback. 32 pages.
Birth & up. What began as a simple errand to the laundromat becomes a desperate journey as the entire family joins together to rescue Trixie's Knuffle Bunny. This charming Knuffle Bunny set features your very own Knuffle Bunny plush and Mo Willems classic book, "Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale." Hang tightly onto your Knuffle Bunny as you read. You don't want to lose him. Hardcover. 40 Pages. Plush size: 12.25"H.
Two best friends, one BIG story, and you! Enjoy reading one of Mo Willems' classics while acting out scenes with adorable, handmade puppets of Gerald the Elephant and Piggie. Have Gerald come to Piggie's rescue or move them both through the dialogue for a visual representation of their friendship. Book was written and illustrated by Mo Willems and is for grade levels 1-3. Hardcover. 64 pages. Dimensions: 9" x 7". Puppets are handmade out of soft sewn tricot and have friendly, screen-printed… More »
4 years & up. To one young narrator, it's the simple things that mean the most, like sharing laughter with a friend, taking family rides in the country, and kissing her mama's arm. Greenfield's warm flowing verse will find a welcome new audience in this newly illustrated 25th-anniversary edition. The joyous poem sings the praises of the many things a young child loves. The cool freshness of a hose on a hot day, laughing with friends, and taking a ride in the family car are some of the universal… More »
2 years & up. A belly-laugh picture book with a smidgeon of pigeon to snuggle up with! Children will enjoy reading one of Mo Willems' many classics as they snuggle up with a soft, plush version of the hilarious Pigeon. Give him a squeeze and hear him plead, "Let me drive the bus" as you read along. Book was written and illustrated by the much-loved Mo Willems. Hardcover. 40 pages. The Pigeon plush by Yottoy is bean-filled with a soft chenille body, embroidered eyes, and velour feet… More »
4 years & up. Mr. and Mrs. Brown first meets Paddington Bear at London's Paddington Station from Darkest Peru. Young ones will love this classic story! This adorable bear's outfit consisted of a bright red hat, a dark blue duffle coat with wooden taggle buttons, and a pair of yellow boots when the Browns found him. Paddington also wore his classic tag saying, "Please look after this bear. Thank you." Purchase the plush and book together as a set or buy each individually.