Ramona Quimby is the youngest of all the famous characters in Mrs. Cleary's wonderful Henry Huggins stories. She is also far and away the most deadly. Readers of the earlier books will remember that Ramona has always been a menace to Beezus, her older sister, to Henry, and to his dog Ribsy. It is not that Ramona deliberately sets out to make trouble for other people. She simply has more imagination than is healthy for any one person. In this book Ramona and her imagination really come into their own. Starting with a fairly mild encounter with the librarian, which is harder on Beezus than anyone else, Ramona goes from strength to strength, winding up by inviting her entire kindergarten class to a part at her home without mentioning it to her mother. The riot that ensues is probably the most hilarious episode in this extremely funny book, which proves that Mrs. Cleary's imagination is almost as lively as Ramona's.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/1990Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Henri’s Walk to Paris is the story of a young boy who lives in Reboul, France, who dreams of going to Paris. One day, after reading a book about Paris, he decides to pack a lunch and head for the city. “Like many of us Henri wants to see Paris.In Paris, there are thousands of buses. In Reboul, where Henri lives, there is only one bus.In Paris there are many parks and rows and rows of trees. The park in Reboul has only five trees. In Paris there are many zoos full of animals for the people to see. So one fine day Henri packs up some lunch and starts off to see all the things he had read about. Along the way, Henri gets tired and falls asleep under a tree. And this is when the story gets really charming. What Henri sees, we see, in a flowing panorama of pictures conceived by the eminent graphic designer Saul Bass. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/14/2012Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Keesia and Henri Matisse have the same birthday—New Year’s Eve! That’s why she picks him for her artist report. She finds out that over his long career Matisse made paintings, sculpture, books, costumes, and her favorite—his cut-outs, or what Matisse called “drawing with scissors. The report is filled with about 20 of Matisse’s masterpieces as well as artwork that Keesia has created in his “style (cut-out leaves, drawings through windows, fauvist animals). As she follows Matisse through his life she discovers why he is considered one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/18/2002Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Fighting on a secret front of World War II Paul and Marie’s bucolic French country town is almost untouched by the ravages of WWII, but the siblings still live in the shadow of war. Their father is a Prisoner of War, kept hostage by the Germans. When their friend Henri’s parents disappear and Henri goes into hiding because of his Jewish ancestry, Paul and Marie realize they must take a stand. But how can they convince the French Resistance that even children can help in their fight against injustice? Resistance is the first voulme of a triology written by acclaimed teen author Carla Jablonski and illustrated by Leland Purvis.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/27/2010Pages: Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Here in the latest addition to our contemporary art board-book series, Henri Matisse's exuberant cut-paper art leaps off the page, accompanied by simple, lyrical text sure to delight the very young.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/17/2008Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
There are all kinds of kisses in the world, for all different occasions:congratulations kissesI'm sorry kissesbutterfly kissesgood night kissesA kiss is a wonderful way to show someone you care.Show someone you care--share this book and a kiss! Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 12/4/2001 Pages: 16 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Have a Hug!There are all kinds of hugs.Porcupine hugs are done very carefully.Knee hugs are good for hugging someone tall.And piggyback hugs are the best way to see a parade.From birthday hugs to Great-Aunt Mary hugs, every hug has a purpose even a lamppost hug.You should never hug tomorrow when you can hug today.But which hug will you choose? Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 12/4/2001 Pages: 30 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Originally published in mini hardcover (paper over board) editions, four of Todd Parr's very first books are now available in a chunky board book format with brand new cover designs. Bold and bright, funny and reassuring, these are perfect packages for preschoolers and will stand up to the repeated readings they are guaranteed to get!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/8/2004Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Children express different moods, including "I feel very mad," "I feel like reading books all day," and "I feel like wearing funny underwear."Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/21/2005Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle of Magic quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Coincides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb.Four elements of power, four mages-in-training learning to control them. In Book 3 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, outcast Trader Daja and her friends journey from Winding Circle to the Gold Ridge Mountains, where drought threatens widespread famine. There, Daja creates an astonishing object: a living metal vine. A caravan of Traders covets the vine, and Daja's dealing with her former people reawaken a longing for familiar ways. Now Daja must choose--should she return to the Traders or remain with the Winding Circle folk who have become her family?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2000Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle of Magic quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Coincides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb.Four elements of power, four mages-in-training learning to control them. In Book 4 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, former "street rat" Briar leads a comfortable life at Winding Circle Temple, learning plant magic from his teacher Rosethorn. But street kids are still his friends, and when one of them gets sick, she turns to Briar for help. As the mysterious illness spreads, Sandry, Daja, and Tris join Briar and their teachers to fight the epidemic. But just as the situation improves, the unthinkable happens. Will Briar be able to save what he loves most?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2000Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
From best-selling author Margaret Wise Brown, comes a wonderfully satisfying board book edition of a beloved story. Brown's lyrical text and gentle question/answer format offer young children plenty of opportunity to chime right in! The sweet characters are brought to life with adorable paintings by best-selling artist Lisa McCue.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/14/2002Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
The Newbery-winning fantasy series now available in gorgeous new paperback editions! Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes Eilonwy, the strong-willed and sharp-tongued princess; Fflewddur Fflam, the hyperbole-prone bard; the ever-faithful Gurgi; and the curmudgeonly Doli--all of whom have become involved in an epic struggle between good and evil that shapes the fate of the legendary land of Prydain. Released over a period of five years, Lloyd Alexander's beautifully written tales not only captured children's imaginations but also garnered the highest critical praise. The Black Cauldron was a Newbery Honor Book, and the final volume in the chronicles, The High King, crowned the series by winning the Newbery Medal for "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children."Henry Holt is proud to present this classic series in a new, redesigned paperback format. The jackets feature stunning art by acclaimed fantasy artist David Wyatt, giving the books a fresh look for today's generation of young fantasy lovers. The companion book of short stories, The Foundling is also available in paperback at this time. In their more than thirty years in print, the Chronicles of Prydain have become the standard of excellence in fantasy literature for children. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/16/2006Pages: 190Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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