Everyday life is the basis for this fun and entertaining tale. Simple math concepts are embedded in the story, so young children will intuitively understand them. Creative suggestions for activities in the back of the book extend learning opportunities.
She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed. Paperback. 32 pages.
"Smart Shoppers Shop at Binky's" reads the sign in the department store window - but it seems that a thief is shopping there, too! When Cam's amazing memory clicks into action, Cam is sure she knows who is guilty. But how can she prove it when the thief doesn't have the stolen goods - and hasn't even left the store?
2 - 5 years. Discover all sorts of interesting things to see in this Bill Martin classic. The gentle rhyming and gorgeous illustrations in this classic picture book make it a dog-eared favorite on many children's bookshelves. On each page, we meet a new animal who nudges us onward to discover which creature will show up next: "Blue Horse, Blue Horse, What do you see? I see a green frog looking at me." This pattern is repeated over and over, until the pre-reader can chime in with the reader,… More »
Something is very wrong at the museum. When Cam and Eric go on a field trip with their class, Cam discovers that some bones are missing from the skeleton of the Coelophysis dinosaur. Will Cam be able to use her photographic memory to remember who sneaked the bones past the museum guards, and then catch the thief?
5 - 7 years. In this book children will witness the magical transformation as a newly hatched caterpillar becomes a beautiful Red Admiral Butterfly. For children who are just beginning to read and who have a limited vocabulary, these Level 1 books--about everything from tadpoles to puppies--use word repetition and simple sentences to convey meaning. Picture dictionary boxes with word labels "show" the meanings of words. These books contain between 400 and 450 words each, and they are 80… More »
A fun day at the amusement park turns into a mystery when Cam's Aunt Katie realizes that her wallet has been stolen. The Haunted House is full of toy black cats and plastic sekeltons, but is something - or someone - far more frightening hiding inside?
A few monkeys are suddenly missing from the zoo, and Cam Jansen is sure she knows how the thief took them from their cages. With the help of her amazing photographic memory and her best friend, Eric, will Cam be able to crack this case of monkey business?
This Eric Carle classic is a about a grouchy ladybug who is not very happy and doesn't like to share. She won't say 'please' or 'thank you, and thinks she is bigger and better than others. Children will learn the concept of time, size, shape and the importance of using good manners. Paperback edition, 44 pages.
If the dime toss is the hardest game to win at the school carnival, why are so many people walking away with prizes? Leave it to Cam to find out whether the winners have been relying on their good fortune, or on something else...
Grade 2 - Grade 4. The play with words and pictures in this book set provides great entertainment to all readers. Each story is an outrageously funny, action-packed, easy-to-read chapter book. With illustrations on every page, it's great for both beginning and chapter-book readers, and sure to turn even the most reluctant of readers into lifelong fans. Available in English and Spanish.
4 - 7 years. It's summer, school is out, and the five little monkeys are bored. "There is nothing to do!" they tell Mama. "Oh yes, there is," says Mama. "Grandma Bessie is coming for lunch, and the house must be neat and clean." Well-meaning as ever, the five little monkeys clean their room and go on to sweep the floors, scrub the bathroom, and pick berries for dessert. But then . . . Children will welcome the return of the five little monkeys, who make the same kinds… More »
The peddler wakes up bright and early, ready to begin his day and sell some caps. But everyone in town is missing. Where could they be? Then he realizes they must be at the county fair, and he rushes off to sell his caps to the crowd. Instead of selling, though, he finds himself caught in the middle of a circus on parade. And before he knows it, he and his caps are one of the star acts! Esphyr Slobodkina's classic artwork and timeless story are as endearing as ever in this new, refreshed edition.… More »
When Cam and Eric see strange lights above the trees, they're sure the U.F.O.s have landed. When they investigate, they find that there's more to the alien invasion than meets the ey. Between Eric's camera and Cam's photographic memory, can they prove what they see?
When Cam Jansen and her friend Eric believe the police have caught an innocent man, they decide to take the situation into their own hands and discover for themselves who really robbed Parker's Jewelry Store.
6 - 9 years. Reader-friendly format, on-target humor, and convincing depictions of third-graders in action at school and at home will have easy-chapter book readers lining up for never-ending adventure. Sold individually or in set of 8. Paperback.
5 - 7 years. You know bees hum, buy did you know that they dance? Find out why in this fun story about a very busy bee. For children who are just beginning to read and who have a limited vocabulary, these Level 1 books--about everything from tadpoles to puppies--use word repetition and simple sentences to convey meaning. Picture dictionary boxes with word labels "show" the meanings of words. These books contain between 400 and 450 words each, and they are 80 percent pictures and 20 percent… More »
4 - 8 years. Ma has made a dozen delicious cookies. It should be plenty for her two children. But then the doorbell rings -- and rings and rings. Each ring of the doorbell brings more friends to share the delicious cookies Ma has made. Paperback. 24 pages.