Now you can write your own bestseller!With The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book, you're the author, illustrator, and main character. Filled with loads of interactive pages and plenty of space to write your own life's story, this book is all you need to create your masterpiece. Whatever you do, make sure you put it someplace safe after you finish. Because when you're rich and famous, this thing is going to be worth a fortune.Includes more than 60 new pages! 32 pages of full-color comics (16 brand-new)!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/10/2011Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
This series is made from 98% post consumer recycled materials and printed with friendly inks. Each hardcover book's simple,nonfiction content inspires children to love and respect the natural world and the parent spread at the back of each book shows how easy it is to practice (and teach!) habits right at home. From the insects that nibble on its leaves to the tiny creatures that call its branches home, one tree is the center for a whole world of life.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/4/2009Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
A small creature offers his big voice for aspiring authors everywhereEvery child can be a writer-and Library Mouse shows them how! Beloved children's books author and illustrator Daniel Kirk wonderfully brings to life the story of Sam, a library mouse. Sam's home was in a little hole in the wall in the children's reference books section, and he thought that life was very good indeed. For Sam loved to read. He read picture books and chapter books, biographies and poetry, and ghost stories and mysteries. Sam read so much that finally one day he decided to write books himself! Sam shared his books with other library visitors by placing them on a bookshelf at night. Until there came the time that people wanted to meet this talented author. Whatever was Sam to do? The joy of reading, writing, and sharing is brought to life in this warmhearted tale.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Like many ambitious New York City teenagers, Craig Gilner sees entry into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School as the ticket to his future. Determined to succeed at life'which means getting into the right high school to get into the right college to get the right job'Craig studies night and day to ace the entrance exam, and does. That's when things start to get crazy.At his new school, Craig realizes that he isn't brilliant compared to the other kids; he's just average, and maybe not even that. He soon sees his once-perfect future crumbling away. The stress becomes unbearable and Craig stops eating and sleeping'until, one night, he nearly kills himself. Craig's suicidal episode gets him checked into a mental hospital, where his new neighbors include a transsexual sex addict, a girl who has scarred her own face with scissors, and the self-elected President Armelio. There, isolated from the crushing pressures of school and friends, Craig is finally able to confront the sources of his anxiety.Ned Vizzini, who himself spent time in a psychiatric hospital, has created a remarkably moving tale about the sometimes unexpected road to happiness. For a novel about depression, it's definitely a funny story.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/3/2007Pages: 448Reading Level: Age 18 and Up
Soft Shapes-® The best-selling soft shapes-® series introduces new titles with a brand new look kids will love! Made entirely of child-safe foam with pop-out play pieces, these huggable, squeezable, touchable favorites are all dressed up with color illustrations. It's the same great foam-filled fun but now with a fresh new face! From the petals of a springtime flower to the patterns of a butterfly's wings, this book helps children learn to recognize the beautiful colors that surround them! Pop-out pieces float in water and stick to the sides of the tub!Book Details: Format: Foam Book Publication Date: 3/1/2010 Pages: 8 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Rory's Story Cubes is a pocket-sized creative story generator, providing hours of imaginative play for all ages. There are infinite ways to play with Rory's Story Cubes - Try them as a party game or ice-breaker, for literacy development, speaking and listening skills, creative inspiration, a mental workout or problem solving. Anyone can become a great storyteller and there are no wrong answers. Simply roll the cubes and let the pictures spark your imagination.Features: 1 or more players Reinforces artistic expression Ages 8 and up Playing time: 15 minutes Recommended Ages:8 – 15
Melissa & Doug Coloring/Sticker Pad Bundle Melissa & Doug Coloring/Sticker Pad Bundle is a huge collection of over five hundred stickers all bundled into one big sticker book. There are several sticker themes like dinosaurs, outer space, construction, and more. This book also comes with an oversized coloring book which has the outlines of each potential pictures made on only one side which prevents the drawings from smudging. The paper is premium white bond and the pages are easy to tear for hanging up later. Why You'll Love It: With these stickers, kids can find ways to customize things with a style all their own. Age: 3 years and up Features Easy to tear pages which can be hung up later 50 pictures to color Premium white bond paper Promotes creativity in kids Includes Oversized coloring book More than 500 stickers
This is George. He lived in Africa. he was a good little monkey, and always very curious." With these words, H.A. and Margret Rey introduced the world to Curious George, and the world has loved him ever since. The tales of this cheerful and resilent little heror have kept generations of readers enthralled and entertained. This lavish 70th Anniversary edition includes an introduction by Leonard S. Marcus, Publisher's Perspective by Anita Silvey, retrospective essay by Dee Jones with photographic album of Margaret and H. A. Rey, and the seven original tales of Curious George: Curious George, Curious George Gets a Medal, Curious George Flies a Kite, Curious George Rides a Bike, Curious George Goes to the Hospital, Curious George Takes a Job, and Curious George Learns the Alphabet. This volume also includes two audio CDs with recordings of the seven stories--more than one hour of storytelling! The Complete Adventures of Curious George will be treasured by George's many fans, young and old.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/28/2010Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
For more than thirty years, Mercer Mayer has been delighting children with stories and drawings of Little Critter, who has appeared, along with his family; his best friends, Tiger and Gator; and his teacher, Miss Kitty, in more than 200 books. In Little Critter: Just One More Pet, the lovable Little Critter finds a lost dog. Although Little Critter already has a lot of pets, he decides he has to take care of the dog until the dogs owner arrives. But when the dog disappears, Little Critter is really worried. Maybe one more pet was more than he could handle!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/7/2013Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
This beautifully illustrated, whimsical tale of two polar bear cubs teaches an important lesson about trying new things. Kids will love the adorable bears as they travel through the Arctic and learn that swimming isn't just what bears do, it's also really fun! Perfect for children ages 3-8, this picture book is great for reading aloud as a family or for children to practice independent reading.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/15/2012Pages: 32
This beautifully illustrated, whimsical tale of two polar bear cubs teaches an important lesson about trying new things. Kids will love the adorable bears as they travel through the Arctic and learn that swimming isn't just what bears do, it's also really fun! Perfect for children ages 3-8, this picture book is great for reading aloud as a family or for children to practice independent reading.Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 9/20/2012 Pages: 10
Here's a book with something new - you read to me! I'll read to you! We'll read each page to one another - you'll read one side, I the other. A unique book 'in two voices' that uses traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, repetition, short sentences) to invite young children to read along with an adult. Each of the twelve short stories fit on one spread and features childlike themes - family, friendship, pets and seasons.With clear, color-coded typography and amusing illustrations, this collection is sure to entertain.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/5/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Once upon a time there was a story. It was a lovely story with absolutely NO BEARS in it-not a SINGLE BEAR anywhere. Then one day...MORE BEARS! KENN NESBITT is possibly the funniest and most sought-after children's poet writing today. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Give me a hand . . . hold your tongue . . . scream your lungs out . . . what's a kid to do if he wants to keep all his body parts in place? Well, one thing is for sure, he'll have to be creative. Like, if you want to keep your heart from breaking, just make sure it's well padded and protected by tying a pillow around your chest. Want to keep your hands attached? Simple-stick them on with gloves and lots of glue. Just be careful not to laugh your head off!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/13/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Monster Needs One More portrays a monster-child's day that starts with one breakfast donut--but he wants more!-- leading consecutively (1 through 10) to 4+1 apples, 6+1 crackers, and, finally, 9+1 goodnight kisses. But is that all? Nope! Other little monsters want one more "another." One big hug from his mom-monster is just enough and all he needs to end the day. Perfect sequel to Monster, Be Good!
Winner of the Caldecott Medal.Lachie MacLachlan, the generous hero of this enchanting tale, is the exception to the rule that the Scots are a thrifty lot. In his "wee house in the heather," where he lives with his family of twelve, he welcomes to his hearth every weary traveler who passes by on a stormy night. "There's always room for one more," says Lachie, and how his grateful guests say a wonderful "Thank you" provides a delightfully warm and tender ending to this hilarious tale of kindness. Always Room for One More is the winner of the 1966 Caldecott Medal.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/15/1972Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
No More Homework! No More Tests! includes the funniest poems about school ever collected in one book. These hilarious poems were written by a number of poets, including Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky, David L. Harrison, Colin McNaughton, Carol Diggory Shields, Kalli Dakos, and Bruce Lansky. Sillier than a teacher with hiccups, funnier than toilet paper stuck to the bottom of the principal’s shoe, it is certain to have readers laughing by the first page. This book puts the cool back in school and makes students WANT to write and read poetry.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/1997Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
With a simple, rhyming text and beautifully reproduced paintings, NO ONE SAW explores modern art. Each painting highlights the way in which the artist looked at the world in his or her own way. One look at the oversized details of her calla lilies convinces us hat no one saw flowers like Georgia O'Keeffe. A city becomes art when looked at by Kandinsky. And Miro shows us the flight of a bird like we've never seen it before. The message is a clear one: no two people see the world in exactly the same way. There is beauty waiting to be seen and shared by you, so be creative and, more important, be yourself!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/2001Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
A Sister More Like MeExplore a wintery world of magic in Walt Disney Animation Studio's latest film, Frozen. This jacketed picture book features an original story about Anna and Elsa, the film's two sisters, as well as illustrations by one of the artists who worked on the film.
Tedd Arnold's previous books about Chip, Parts and More Parts, are raucous, creative knee-slappers that have become true kid favorites-- perhaps because they so humorously express the worries all kids have as they get to know their bodies: worries about belly button fuzz and earwax and loose teeth. Now here's the funniest Parts book yet--one that reintroduces our ner-vous hero while also depicting more than 100 body-part idioms. I lost my head, my nose is running, I sang my heart out . . . You won't be able to keep a straight face as you enjoy this clever, wacky, boldly illustrated book.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2004Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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