Charlie's homework was to explore the people and places in his community. "What is my community?" he asked his mother. So they took a walk to find out. With the bounce and humor that have characterized all her popular books over the years, Judith Caseley once again proves that when it comes to the primary school world, there is very little that she doesn't know. Charlie and his mother take a walk that can be taken by anyone with a keen sense of fun -- and open eyes and an inquiring mind.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/26/2002Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
This used to be such a nice, quiet town. But that was before all the zombies. When twelve-year-old Mike and his friend, Karen, go to see a horror movie called Zombie Town, the last thing they expect is for the title characters to come down off the screen and chase them through the theater. And it's not popcorn these hungry creatures want to chomp on'it's human brains! Now Mike and Karen frantically try to flee through the panicked streets of their hometown before shuffling bands of zombies turn every last citizen into a ravenous flesh-eater. But if Mike thinks he'll be safe once he reaches his house and warns Mom and Dad, he'd better think again. When the zombies say it's lunchtime, no home is safe! Zombie Town is R.L. Stine's delightfully spooky take on the horror genre that's infecting the world, bite by bite.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/13/2012Pages: 74Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
The perfect book for fall!What happens when a town has an accidental abundance of pumpkins? What do José and his well-intentioned brothers do with a mountain of pumpkins? An EXPLOSION of pumpkins? Step into Pumpkin Town and see!As a teacher, Katie McKy saw many children make mistakes. She also saw many children want to make their wrongs right.As a gardener, Katie once planted too many pumpkin seeds. She was that a good thing can be a bad thing when the vines start to grow every which way.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/21/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Long, long ago, a little girl named Laura Ingalls lived in a little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters, Mary and Carrie, and their good old bulldog, Jack. One spring day Pa has a wonderful surprise--he is taking the family on a trip into town! Laura is very excited, for she has never been to a town, and this special visit is everything she imagined and more. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers. Now for the first time, the youngest readers can share her adventure in these very special picture books adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved storybooks. RenÉe Graef's warm paintings, inspired by Garth Williams' classic Little House illustrations, bring Laura and her family lovingly to life.Laura and Mary get ready for their very first trip from the little house in the Big Woods into town, where a visit to the general store and a picnic by the lake await. 1995 Pick of the Lists (ABA)Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/26/1996Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Unlike typical "paper doll" books that focus on fashion, My Town is full of perforated buildings and animals ready to be popped out, decorated, and played with by children. Buildings range from various styles of houses to all kinds of boutique storefronts. Set up shop as a baker, a florist, a grocer, a bookseller, or an auto mechanic - there's a store to match every reader's special interest. Dozens of animal characters can be added to the scene and some can be colored in, too. A sturdy fold-out map at the back of the book gives readers a place to arrange their community. Plus, My Town creator Delphine Doreau has prepared a number of free downloads for readers to print, color, and use to expand their towns (address included in book). Instructions are warm and simple and read more like a story than like step-by-step directions, so children will be engaged in reading while they craft. And once completed, the miniature village will complement playtime with beloved toys perfectly - add cars, stuffed animals, and more!
Thanks to Charlotte's travel-writer dad, the Beacon Street Girls are headed to a luxe resort in Montana. But when their dream vacation turns into a snowy nightmare, the BFFs are split up. While Katani and Isabel enjoy room service and hanging out with country music superstar twins Nik and Sam, Charlotte, Maeve, and Avery are stranded with Mr. Ramsey in a haunted old ghost town. Whether snowboarding and chilling with celebrities or solving an old-fashioned mystery with ghosts, wolves, and romance, the BSG find fun and adventure in the Wild West.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/8/2009Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
I dump it inI smash it downI drive around the trashy townMeet Mr. Gilly. He cleans up Trashy Town. He does it with a big smile and a big truck--which is sure to make him a hero with all the children in the neighborhood. David Clemesha and Andrea Zimmerman have created a rhythmic, repeatable refrain that will roll off the lips of every child. Dan Yaccarino's dynamic art puts the zip in Mr. Gilly's stride and adds style and charm to trash collection. 2000 Notable Children's Books (ALA)Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/27/1999Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In this start to a paranormal series, Sara’s new town has a lot of history—and a lot of ghosts who want to tell her all about it.Sara Collins is a normal twelve-year-old girl with an abnormal secret: She is psychic. She’s had her abilities for as long as she can remember, but she doesn’t like to talk about them. She hopes that if she ignores them, they might go away. Sara wants nothing more than to have a normal life, and to her, “normal doesn’t include anything paranormal. But Sara’s life is about to be turned upside down, because she’s moving across the country with her dad to an old shore town in New Jersey. A shore town with a lot of history…and more than its fair share of ghosts roaming around. As Sara tries to settle into her new home, she discovers that for the first time, the ghosts around her can communicate with her. One ghost in particular desperately needs something from her and won’t leave her alone. Sara wants to help, but she’s scared. Can Sara put her fear aside and help the spirit? Will doing so put her in jeopardy? Meanwhile, Sara meets a great local girl named Lily Randazzo, and against all odds, really bonds with her. Sara has made a true friend for the first time in her life. Maybe New Jersey isn’t so bad after all….Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/2012Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Wonderworld Sliding Town The possibilities are endless with the Wonderworld Sliding Town City Themed Building Blocks. Children will love to build their own towns and cities, by simply setting up the support pillars on the baseboard and sliding in the blocks. With the WonderworldRecommended Ages:2 and up
Alex My Busy Town Alex My Busy Town brings the the action of the city home. There are five small town scenarios: schools, shops, professions and homes. Children are taught to learn these characteristics through tactile and visual stimulation. In the process, their motor skills and language learning ability improves, too. Why You'll Love It: It helps develop children'slearning functions early in life. Age: 12 months and up Features - Bright and cheerful solid wooden cube - Bright colors and patterns Includes - Curvy wire rides - Peek-a-boo doors - Spin and match animals - Racing vehicle rollers - Turn and learn ABC word tiles Recommended Ages:1 – 4
Tape up the town!Create your own Tape Town. Tape roads and ponds onto a paper landscape. Then add windows and doors to the printed buildings. Cars, too!A great combination of creative and imaginative play in one deluxe activity.Includes 98 ft/ 30 M of tape in 6 colors, 6 rolls of tape, 68 stickers and paper shapes, 2 paper landscapes (7.8 in x 11.8 in/20cm x 30cm), 4 paper cups and picture instructions.Recommended Ages:3 – 15
A hilarious satire on small-town prejudiceIt all started with the Halibuts. Then came Elmira Degoochy the snake lady. Then the Flying Gambinis -- all seven of them and their mother. And Mrs. Harrison the fortune-teller, and Mr. Wydel the strongman . . . These are the new residents of Springfield, the formerly peaceful Midwestern town where up to now young Ivy's life had been pretty uneventful. Ivy becomes fast friends with Alfred Halibut, who is an aspiring writer like herself and the son of a circus publicity manager. She also befriends the other circus people who have moved into town. But many of her neighbors are not feeling kindly about this invasion of strange characters. Tensions somersault into a climactic tangle at the Springfield bake-off. In the midst of hurtling pies, one voice alone can bring peace and tolerance back to the community. When the Circus Came to Town is Polly Horvath's funniest novel to date, packed with vivid exaggeration and slapstick scenarios.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/1999Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Tired of their own lives and hoping to trade them in for something better, the Town Mouse and the Country Mouse switch places and discover the unexpected hazards of their new worlds, in a beautifully illustrated rendition of the classic fable.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/31/1994Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When George the giant spies a shop full of wonderful clothes, he decides to treat himself to a new outfit. He puts on his new shirt, pants, shoes, and tie, and is immediately transformed from the scruffiest giant in town to the spiffiest giant in town. But on his way home, George runs into various animals who need his help. And little by little, George finds himself giving away all his new purchases. From the creators of Room on the Broom, this is a lively tale that reminds readers that sometimes it's what's inside a person-or a giant-that matters most.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/13/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
As soon as the sun sets on Monstertown, creatures of all kinds go to work. So hop on the Ghoul Bus and see for yourself who inhabits this ghoulish town. Dr. Cyclops, Postmaster Skeleton, Frank N. Stein, Dr. Mummy, Captain Witch, and many other monster friends—including a junior monster-in-training—will welcome you with open arms!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/17/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Here is the classic Grimm's tale of a run-away donkey, a down-and-out dog, a cast-off cat, and a rooster ... about to be cooked. They set off together to Bremen to become the town musicians.This story, with its singularly satisfying happy ending, is made especially delightful by the enchanting illustrations of Hsin-Shih Lai and the inventive design of Howard Besserman. It will bring a smile to young and old alike.(Ages 4-7)Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/1/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Once there lived a donkey, a dog, a cat, and a rooster who had grown too old to be useful to their masters. Because their masters want to get rid of them, they run away. They meet on the road and decide to go to Bremen-Town to be street musicians. Soon, they discover a cozy cabin occupied by robbers. The four friends have an idea and manage to scare the robbers away by making the loudest music they can. Now they can settle into a new home.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/9/1998Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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