This book set encourages young children to look more closely at the world around them. Designed to teach children science concepts by using simple, concise text, and color illustrations. Titles include: Animals in the Winter, Baby Whales Drink Milk, What Lives in a Shell?, Fireflies in the Night, How a Seed Grows, A Nest Full of Eggs, Air is All Around You, My Hands, My Feet ,and I'm Growing! Paperback.Set of 10 or individual titles.
4 years & up. These books help children learn, understand, and practice basic social and emotional skills. Real-life situations, lots of diversity, and concrete examples make these read-aloud books the perfect teaching tool for young children. Each book focuses on a specific skill and ends with ideas for reinforcing what the children have learned. Buy all of them together as a set of 6 or pick your favorite titles and purchase them individually. Each book is 40 pages. Book Titles: Talk and Work… More »
6 months & up. Lemon the Bear is so full of personality, little ones will love to read along with his many adventures in this fun book set. Along with his kitty companion, Lemon the Bear cooks dinner, plants a garden, and goes camping. Books include a variety of fabrics and features such as crinkle paper, teethers, and a squeaker. One book has an attached finger puppet oven mitt, one has a watering can made with crinkle paper, and the other one has a camera with a discovery mirror on the back.… More »
4 - 8 years. Children will be entertained by the story of Officer Buckle and police dog Gloria. Officer Buckle teaches children about safety and Gloria shows them how to stay safe. Hardcover. 40 pages.
The white shape silhouetted against a blue background changes on every page. Is it a rabbit, a bird, or just split milk? Children are kept guessing until the surprise ending - and will be encouraged to improvise similar games of their own. Blue and white pictures.
4 - 8 years. An African-American child dreams of long-ago Africa, where she sees animals, shops in a marketplace, reads strange words from an old book, and returns to the village where her long-ago granddaddy welcomes her. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 - 8 years. Norma Simon uses both the neighborhood and the international stage to celebrate children. Each carefully chosen example and comparison will help to forge a connection to friends and neighbors, other cultures, and faraway lands. As children enjoy this book, the world will grow a little smaller while understanding and acceptance will grow larger. Hardcover. 32 pages.
3 - 5 years. The yellow dress Erandi wants for her birthday will look beautiful with her long, thick braids. But Mama's fishing net is full of holes, and there isn't enough money to buy both a new net and a birthday dress. The only solution lies with the hair buyers from the city. But Mama's hair isn't nearly as beautiful as Erandi's. Will Erandi have to choose between her birthday present and her braids? This touching tale of love and sacrifice is sprinkled throughout with Spanish words and expressions.… More »
4 - 8 years. The money jar that Rosa, Mama, and Grandma filled with their coins will be emptied to buy Rosa whatever she wants for her birthday. But what can Rosa choose that's special enough--unless it's a gift they can all enjoy! Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. The busy Boston streets are too dangerous for eight little ducklings! But with a little help from a friendly policeman Mrs. Mallard and her family arrive safely at their new home. The public garden was no place for ducklings when they were first born, but now they are old enough to brave the raucous crowds and swim with the giant swan boats.
Grades K & up. Ten Little Monkeys - now available in paperback format. Children enjoy the rhyming, cumulative tale accompanied by bouncy illustrations. Predictable story allow children to develop important pre-reading skills.
4 - 8 years. This photographic nonfiction picture book is a great introduction to the concept of tools for preschoolers and kindergartners. Do you use tools? Sure you do, anytime you eat with a spoon or drink with a straw or write with a pen! A French chef flipping crepes with her spatula; Salvadoran fishers mending nets with their marlinespikes; an American girl carving a jack-o-lantern with a knife--in every country of the world, people of all ages use tools to make their lives easier. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 - 8 years. Ever wonder just what a million of something means? How about a billion? Or a trillion? Marvelosissimo the mathematical magician can teach you! This book knocks complex numbers down to size in a fun, humorous way, helping children conceptualize a difficult mathematical concept. It's a math class you'll never forget. Paperback. 40 pages.
Ages 4 & up. The eccentric Miss Tizzy, is a beloved friend to all the children in her multicultural neighborhood. She has a pink house and a lovely, overgrown garden, resplendant with flowers that spill out onto the sidewalk. The local children, about 10 of various ages, spend a lot of time with her, and the book describes what they do together on each day of the week. She plays games and bakes cookies with the neighborhood children, until she falls ill. The children think of a week's worth… More »
Spacebusters The Race To The Moon will encourage your child to read as they discover all about the USA's pledge to send a man to the Moon before the end of the 1960s. This is the story of a race against time. Written by Philip Wilkinson. A 48-page Level 3 books.
4 - 8 years. Moving is not easy. Rosie is the meanest cow in the world-- and Marvin's best friend. When his family moves to a new farm, Marvin is sad and lonely . . . until he finds Rosie again. But now she's making a lot of trouble for everyone. Will she and Marvin ever adjust to the changes of a new life in a new place? Paperback. 64 pages.