These lap size board books are perfect for sharing and entertaining small groups of infants, toddlers and twos as well as with individual children that might have visual impairments. Designed for the younger child, these books are similar to big books for 3-5 year olds. These oversized board books also have larger pictures and larger print. A lap-sized books measures approx. 10" x 9" as opposed to the traditional size of 5" x 5".
3 months & up. Soft and textured finger puppets and simple rhyming stories will bring giggles to babies and toddlers alike. Babies can focus on the bright colors, tactile exploration, and pointing out images. Toddlers will start looking at pictures and text and build listening and language skills. Set of 2.
Encourage little ones to enjoy reading with these delightful cloth books. Each book is interactive with soft textures, crinkles, and sounds. Each book presents appropriate activities that promote curiosity, self-discovery and fine motor skills.
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.
2 - 6 years. Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same. But inside, they are alike. Available for the first time as a board book, this is an inspiring celebration for all children, whoever they are. Board book. 28 pages.
3 - 10 years. You are a part of the world, and you are a world all your own. This hardback book has immersive, multi-faceted pictures designed to offer readers a glimpse into the rich variety of the human experience. Each page speaks directly to the reader, inviting children to ask themselves: How do other children live? What do they eat? What games do they play? How are we different? How are we alike? This is a playful, powerful and thought-provoking, with everyday moments that reveal our common… More »
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.
4 - 10 years. Herb is the happiest dragon tending his vegetable patch, because Herb is a vegetarian. It is unfortunate that he is captured by the castle's knights and wants him to eat meat. The colorful illustrations make this a hilarious picture book that also offers young readers plenty of food for thought. Paperback. 32 pages.
Alive Studios is introducing their first published book in a series of 26 short stories featuring the lovable animals from Letters alive® and Math alive®. Amos Alligator Arrives at the Airport is a fun interactive story that springs to life via augmented reality (3D) when used in combination with a free downloadable app. Amos and all his friends will appear on your smart device and interact with your young reader as he/she touches the screen. This book is perfect for the classroom and at-home… More »
PreK - K. This entertaining story about a curious young fellow will delight young children while the enclosed parent guide will support transition into kindergarten by helping parents learn how to use Common Core based strategies every time they read aloud to their preschooler. Paperback.
With padded covers, simple images, and an amazing range of novelty textures, these books will immediately capture the attention of the very youngest children, and create an experience they'll want to repeat over and over again.
3 years & up. Celebrate the diverse family groups that make up our world! Positive, clear text helps emergent readers understand different family relationships, while recognizing the bonds that all families share. Set of 4 books.
Our indestructible books are perfect for your infant classroom because they are soft and paper-like, yet waterproof and tear-resistant. The vivid artwork doesn't need words to keep the child's interest. Each book is designed to encourage conversation about the pictures. Set of 3.
5 - 8 years. A simple introduction to how plants reproduce, discussing pollination, seed dispersal, and growth from seed to plant. The section on pollination, covered in detail in the illustrations, is very clear. A simple project--how to grow a bean plant--is included. A final page gives odd and unusual facts. Unfortunately, the text is pedestrian and occasionally awkward. Paperback.
12 months & up. Sturdy pages, interesting textures, simple text, and bright pictures make these books ideal for children. Toddlers will be drawn to the captivating, tactile pages, and will want to touch, feel and explore every one.