4 - 9 years. Discover how 12 animals competed in a madcap swimming race to help create the lunar calendar! Includes facts about Chinese festivals, the lunar calendar and the animals that rule each year. Paperback. 32 pages.
Birth - 4 years. How can a chilly little penguin get warm? Themes of perseverance, problem-solving and friendship give caregivers and children lots to talk about, while the penguin's amusing antics and the story's sweet ending make for a fun storytime for toddlers. Board book. 24 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.
6 - 10 years. Have a laugh and hone your wits with this quirky collection of riddles, puzzles and riddle-stories from around the world. Kids will love puzzling over the colorful, clue-filled illustrations--and they'l build reading comprehension skills as they go! Paperback. 64 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.
4 - 8 years. Introducing a bewitching world of mystery and magic, this collection of stories includes tales of singing elves with magical feet, skeletons that move of their own accord and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king. Paperback. 64 pages.
5 - 7 years. Journey through the night sky on a poetic journey that blends adventure, imagination and science to teach the basics of our solar system. Includes endnotes about the planets, stars, moons and constellations - and even a little mythology! Paperback. 32 pages.
4 - 10 years. Swim in turquoise seas, admire grey whales and monarch butterflies, trek to native villages and sing and dance to the music of Mariachi bands. Along the way, you can learn Spanish words and phrases and discover Mexican culture. Enjoy your journey! Paperback. 32 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.
3 - 7 years. A heartwarming fable for our time! A human mother tells her small son to watch out for wolves, and a wolf mother tells her cub to fear men--but their children don't listen. What will happen when the boy and the cub cross paths in the forest? This simple but profound story makes it easy to start conversations about prejudice, empathy and trust. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 5 years. Little Lion wants to be the loudest, the biggest, and the prettiest animal ever! But when the other animals outdo Little Lion again and again, who will lovingly remind the discouraged young cub that there are many ways to be the best? This sweet story about self-confidence and the importance of family is sure to delight toddlers. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. Dive under the sea to explore the ocean homes of 23 marine animals! With a sea snail hidden on each page and eight pages of fact-packed educational notes at the end, this book will delight both preschoolers and emerging readers alike. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. Can you hear the music all around you? In this touching picture book, Ivan finds healing and hope in nature's music and beauty while experiencing the early stages of his parents' separation. When he realizes that birds sing their enchanting songs both here at his mom's house and there at his dad's house, Ivan takes his first step toward finding the freedom and joy to sing along, whether he's here or there. This tale of personal growth will provide a much-needed mirror for children in… More »
5 - 10 years. Dreamy Emery loves doodling wild inventions . . . but when a new friend moves in next door with piles of tools and ideas, can they build a real flying machine together? This charming celebration of intergenerational friendship, creativity and the thrill of scientific discovery will delight young inventors and STEM educators alike. Paperback. 32 pages.
Birth - 4 years. Featuring seven classic nursery favorites like Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep and Hey Diddle Diddle, this sturdy board book format is ideal for sharing with babies and toddlers. Board book. 16 pages.
3 - 5 years. Little Lion is ready to play, but everyone else on the savannah has gone to sleep! Full of repeating refrains and charming illustrations of sleeping animals, this humorous bedtime book is designed to develop toddlers' early literacy skills, boost their confidence, and ease them toward peaceful sleep. Paperback. 32 pages.
10 years & up. This new edition of The Arabian Nights brings together famous and less familiar tales from "A Thousand and One Nights" and includes the frame story of Shahrazade and Shahriyar. Perback chapter book. 120 pages.
6 years & up. Meet larger-than-life characters from the Irish oral storytelling tradition with this collection of seven myths and legends. Enchanting acrylic artwork brings the magic of each age-old tale to life. Tales such as: "The Children of Lir," "Fair, Brown and Trembling," "The Twelve Wild Geese," "Lusmore and the Fairies," "Son of an Otter, Son of a Wolf," and more. Includes a pronunciation guide, an introduction by the author, and notes… More »
8 years & up. As Odysseus fights to find his way back home after the long and brutal Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and come to terms with devastating losses. Storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden's graphic retelling breathes new life into this great classic. Paperback chapter book. 128 pages.
3 - 7 years. Fly away with Granny and count with her from one to ten as she spins around the world on an unforgettable shopping trip. This colorful, rhyming story is followed by a counting page for reinforced learning. Spanish language edition paperback. 24 pages.
3 - 7 years. In this multicultural version of the traditional song, children from cultures all over the world clap their hands, stomp their feet, pat their heads, and much more. 24 pages. Paperback with CD.
3 - 7 years. Watch out -- Emily is off and running again! This little girl has a problem with her temper, and every time she gets angry she turns into quite the little tiger. This quirky picture book addresses behavioral issues with humor and an emphasis on intergenerational relationships. 32 pages. Paperback.
3 years & up. It's Ruby's first day at school and she is nervous. How will her Mom help Ruby find her courage? Ruby and Mom's experiences open the door for caregivers to ask children about their own anxieties about new experiences. Paperback. 32 pages.