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Little Monkey Lost by
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
Keith DuQuette has been highly acclaimed for his beautifully rendered animals. Now he turns his attention to monkeys in a rollicking romp through the jungle!Little Monkey is so bored by his troop that one day he hops on a lily pad and takes a ride downstream. But soon he is lost, far from home. Then he remembers what his mama told him: If you ever get lost, find other monkeys. They will lead you home. All day long Little Monkey meets many different kinds of monkeys, who teach him fun new things like howling, swinging from vines, and huggingbut none of them know the way home. Will Little Monkey ever find his way back to his own troop?Featuring a Meet the Monkeys afterword that showcases all the different monkey species found in the book, Little Monkey Lostis a treat for primate fans of all ages.
Old Bear and His Cub by
Publication Date: 2010-11-11
Old Bear loves Little Cub with all his heart. He makes sure that Little Cub eats all his porridge, takes a nap during their snowy walk, and wraps his red scarf tightly around his ears. Little Cub doesnÕt want to be told what to do, but he always listens to Old Bear because he knows that Old Bear loves him so. But when Old Bear catches a cold, itÕs Little Cub who knows just what to do to make Old Bear feel better. This winning story shows just how much Old Bears and Little Cubs love one anotherÑwith all their hearts. From the creator of the Gossie and Gertie books comes a playful and charming twist on the relationship between children and the adults who care for them.
Publication Date: 1976-09-30
A winning, completely childlike picture book in which a stuffed bear waiting hopefully in a toy department finds a home with a little girl. Endearing, brightly coloured pictures.
I Know a Wee Piggy by
Publication Date: 2012-06-14
A clever, colorful read-aloud in the tradition of I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly A fun day at the fair becomes color chaos when one boy's energetic pig gets loose. Upside down, piggy wallows in brown, but that's only the beginning of this cumulative, rhyming text. Soon, he's adding a rinse of red (tomatoes), a wash of white (milk), a pinch of pink (cotton candy), and many more. Can piggy be caught before he turns the whole fair upside down? With exuberant art by Henry Cole, this wild pig chase is a natural choice for teaching colors and begs to be read aloud.
The Snowy Day by
Publication Date: 2012-10-11
A beloved classic in a perfect read-aloud format! The year 2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats's most recognized and beloved book. Now young readers can enjoy this Caldecott winner as a full-sized board book, perfect for bookstore storytime, classrooms and libraries, and read-alouds of all kinds. This big, sturdy edition will bring even more young readers to the story of Peter and his adventures in the snow.
Llama Llama Time to Share by
Publication Date: 2012-09-04
Llama has a sharing drama! Build a tower. Make a moat. Nelly's dolly sails a boat. What can Llama Llama add? Maybe sharing's not so bad. Llama Llama has new neighbors! Nelly Gnu and her mama stop by for a play date, but Llama's not so sure it's time to share all his toys. Maybe just his blocks? It could be fun to make a castle with Nelly . . . But wait--Nelly has Llama's little Fuzzy Llama! The fun turns to tears when Fuzzy Llama is ripped in two, "all because of Nelly Gnu!" Mama comes to the rescue and fixes Fuzzy, but she makes it clear: "I'll put Fuzzy on the stairs, until you're sure that you can share." Fun to read aloud and helpful to children and parents alike, Llama Llama Time to Share is for any child who needs a little encouragement in sharing.
Love, Mouserella by
Publication Date: 2011-09-15
Mouserella misses her grandmouse, so she writes her a letter. At first she can't think of anything to say, but once she starts, the news begins to flow - she found a cat whisker at the zoo, she taught her ladybug to fetch, she made shadow puppets with Dadmouse during a blackout - and just like that, the events of the past few days come to vivid life in her letter, as does her love for Grandmouse. Children will enjoy reading the story from top to bottom, like a real letter, and Mouserella's funny drawings and lively adventures will spark their imaginations and just might inspire them to start a correspondence of their own.
The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck by
Publication Date: 2013-06-27
Guess who gets to go along on a field trip to the firehouse? The Gingerbread Man! But when he falls out of his classmate's pocket, Spot the Dalmatian comes sniffing around. Luckily, this Gingerbread Man is one smart cookie, and he races into the fire truck, up the pole, and all through the station, staying one step ahead of the hungry dog the whole time. Then an emergency call comes in and the Gingerbread Man knows just what to do: "I'll ride to the rescue, as fast as I can. I want to help, too! I'm the Gingerbread Man!" With snappy rhymes and fresh illustrations, the Gingerbread Man makes a sweet return in his second school adventure. Includes a poster with fire safety tips and activities.
Peanut Butter and Cupcake by
Publication Date: 2014-07-29
For fans of The Day the Crayons Quit, Little Pea, or How Are You Peeling? What's a little piece of bread to do when he's feeling lonely? Find a friend, of course! And that's exactly what Peanut Butter tries to do. But sometimes friends are hard to come by, especially when Hamburger has to walk his (hot) dogs, Cupcake is too busy building castles in her sprinkle box, and Egg laughs so hard he starts to crack up! Does Peanut Butter have a soulmate? Young readers will know the answer long before Peanut Butter does and laugh along with each mismatched pairing. In a story that pairs silliness with poignancy, and friendship with anthropomorphic food, Terry Border, the photography mastermind behind the Bent Objects project, makes a triumphant entrance into the children's book world. Complete with a rhyming refrain, this is sure to be a favorite family read-aloud-and laugh-aloud. Praise for PEANUT BUTTER & CUPCAKE "Border’s witty food comedy will lure children who are hungry for clever visual entertainment."--Publishers Weekly "[T]he creatively zany photographs...will make this a read-aloud hit."--School Library Journal "This book would be a great read-aloud on friendship and food."--Library Media Connection
My Lucky Day by
Publication Date: 2005-09-08
When a delicious-looking piglet knocks on Mr. Fox's door "accidentally," the fox can hardly believe his good luck. It's not every day that dinner just shows up on your doorstep. It must be his lucky day! Or is it? Before Mr. Fox can say grace, the piglet has manipulated him into giving him a fabulously tasty meal, the full spa treatment (with bath and massage), and . . . freedom. In a funny trickster tale of her own, Kasza keeps readers guessing until the surprise ending when they'll realize it was piglet's lucky day all along.
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