The wind blew, and blew, and blew! It blew so hard, it took everything with it: Mr. White's umbrella, Priscilla's balloon, the twins' scarves, even the wig on the judge's head. But just when the wind was about to carry everything out to sea, it changed its mind! With rhyming verse and colorful illustrations, Pat Hutchins takes us on a merry chase that is well worth the effort. Paperback
When Pigeon finds a delicious hot dog, he can hardly wait to shove the entire thing in his beak. But . . . then a very sly and hungry duckling enters the scene and wants a bite. Who will be the more clever bird? In this hilarious follow-up to the acclaimed Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Mo Willems has created another avian adventure that encourages children to share even their most prized processed foods. Hardback
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 »
Grades K - 3. Help students dig deeper into these classic stories by completing rigorous yet fun activities and lessons provided in these instructional guides for literature. Readers will enjoy analyzing these titles while reveling in the life lessons they take away from them. Analyzing story elements in multiple ways, close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions are just a few of the many skills students will walk away with after interacting… More »
3 - 6 years. Pigs don't swim, or so it's said. But on one of the hottest days of the summer, the pig on Neligan's farm sits by the pond feeling envious of the ducks and the geese floating in the cool water. Finally, when she can endure the heat no longer -- splash! -- this sweltering pig takes a dive, throwing the entire farm into an uproar. It isn't long, however, before the refreshing idea catches on, and the pig finds that she's got company! 32 pages. Paperback.
4 years & up. Button, zip, scrub, rub, paint, and write-these are just a few of the things independent children can do. Aliki's fun, rhyming text and lively illustrations celebrate the joys of mastering these skills, morning, noon, and night. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 years & up. Do you ever mail a letter and wonder what happens to it after you drop it in the box? Read all about the post office and learn how letters are weighed, sorted, transported, culled, canceled, coded, binned, boxed, and sorted once again. Find out how people and machines work together to deliver the letters you send. Paperback. 32 pages.
Grades K - 2. Katie Woo is a spunky, sassy, and stylish schoolgirl who readers will fall in love with. These early chapter books are perfect for explaining life changes, family celebrations, and growing up. Award-winning author Fran Manushkin outdoes herself with these fun, lighthearted stories. Perfect addition to any young girl's library. Set of 8 paperback books.
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.
A wonderful counting book where numbers race to the top of an apple tree. With 1, 2, and 3 leading the way. They keep going until 99, except for 0 who begins to cry. Then a swarm of bumblebees arrive shouting, "GET OUT OF OUR TREE" and the counting begins anew, this time backward.
Soccer is fun - let's play! Find all the basics in this lively guide. The markings on a soccer field. What soccer players wear. The positions, from forward to goalkeeper. The excitement of passing a ball. The thrill of making a goal. All these and more are included, with a useful glossary at the end. Hardback
Who will help the little red hen as she toils about the house all day? With its familiar refrain and colorful, humorous artwork, this timeless tale of hard work and perseverance is perfect for sharing.