What if a coyote and dingo had a fight? Who do you think would win?This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts two ferocious animals: a coyote and a dingo! Readers will learn about each animal's anatomy, behavior, and more. Then compare and contrast the battling pair before finally discovering the winner!This nonfiction series is full of facts, photos, and realistic illustrations, and it includes a range of mammals, sea creatures, insects, and dinosaurs to satisfy all kinds of animal fans.
Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility.All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley - a great big swollen spoiled bully. Harry's room is a tiny closet at the foot of the stairs, and he hasn't had a birthday party in eleven years.But all that is about to change when a mysterious letter arrives by owl messenger: a letter with an invitation to an incredible place that Harry - and anyone who reads about him - will find unforgettable.For it's there that he finds not only friends, aerial sports, and magic in everything from classes to meals, but a great destiny that's been waiting for him... if Harry can survive the encounter.
Mary Anne should never have thrown away that chain letter she got in the mail. Ever since she did, bad things have been happening to everyone in The Baby-sitters Club. With Halloween coming up, Mary Anne's even more worried -- what kind of spooky thing will happen next?
Then Mary Anne finds a new note in her mailbox: Wear this bad-luck charm, it says. OR ELSE. Mary Anne has to follow the note's instructions. But who sent the charm? And why did they send it to Mary Anne?
The BSC might never see an end to their bad luck if they don't solve this mystery soon!
Perfect for nervous/excited kids about to go to kindergarten (and their parents!). This engaging adaptation of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” convinces parents and children alike that there is no place cooler than a kindergarten classroom.
On the first day of kindergarten, there’s so much to do! From making new friends to jumping rope in gym to riding the bus to school, there are lots of exciting firsts to look forward to.
Even though saying good-bye to Mom and Dad is hard, when the school bus pulls up, it’s time to begin kindergarten fun.
Share at home along with such books as Clover Kitty Goes to Kittygartenand Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Tish Rabe is a seasoned children’s book author with over 160 titles, including ones for Sesame Street and Curious George, under her belt. Like Natasha Wing withThe Night Before Christmas, Rabe puts a novel spin on a first-day-of-school classic withOn the First Day of Kindergarten.
And don't miss the follow-up:On the First Day of First Grade!
Snake loves art class—until his project is a disaster, and he makes a terrible mistake that hurts a friend. How will Snake fix his mistake? Acclaimed author-artist Sarah Kurpiel’sSnake’s Big Mistakeis a picture book about art, friendship, apologizing, and forgiveness, for readers ofThe Rabbit ListenedandThe Book of Mistakes.
For weeks, Snake has looked forward to sculpting the most spectacular clay pot in art class. But when his pot breaks and his teacher confuses Snake’s pot with Turtle’s, Snake takes home Turtle’s masterpiece to show his family and pretends that he made it. Now, Snake will have to craft a way to repair a broken potanda broken friendship.
Combining a sensitive, thoughtful text and irresistible illustrations, acclaimed author-illustrator Sarah Kurpiel centers emotions that young readers can easily identify with, such as anxiety, guilt, regret, and embarrassment.Snake’s Big Mistake—a companion toElephant’s Big Solo—is an excellent choice for social and emotional learning, as well as story-time sharing.
Harry the Dirty Dog is back—and he gets as dirty as ever, in this bark-out-loud funny Level One beginning reader!
When Harry goes to the park, he accidentally gets mixed up in the dog show and finds himself running the obstacle course. This beloved classic character—the little white dog with black spots—is in top form, and best of all, he getsverydirty!
Harry at the Dog Showis a Level One I Can Read and is a Guided Reading Level (GRL) J, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.
Created in the style of Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham, this is an irresistible I Can Read story featuring a classic children’s book character—just right for young dog lovers and fans of Harry the Dirty Dog!
Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham’s Harry the Dirty Dog has been recognized by the National Education Association as an all-time top-100 children's book. It has also been welcomed by a new generation at home, as Betty White's 2020 reading of the story on StorylineOnline has been viewed more than 9 million times.
From Eric Carle, theNew York Timesbestselling author ofThe Very Hungry CaterpillarandThe Grouchy Ladybug, comes a colorful and inventive book about a changing chameleon that wants to be a little bit of everything.
There once was a small green chameleon that wished to be handsome like a flamingo, smart like a fox, and funny like a seal. But with each transformation in size, shape, and color, the chameleon learns that maybe being yourself is best of all!
The Mixed-Up Chameleonis sure to delight little readers with its interactive art, funny antics, and heartwarming message.
Other favorite classic books from Eric Carle includeThe Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Grouchy Ladybug, From Head to Toe,and many others.
When a cloudy gray sky cancels Pete the Cat’s beach day plans, a big box is all he needs to beat the rainy-day blues.
Pete the Cat wants to go surfing, but he looks outside and—oh no!—it’s gray and rainy. Does Pete get sad? No, he doesn’t! Instead, he finds a really big and GROOVY box. Find out in this epic adventure just where Pete’s imagination takes him.
From the authors of the #1New York Timesbestselling Pete the Cat series, James and Kimberly Dean, this out-of-the-box picture book is reminiscent of Pete favorites like Magic Sunglassesand perfect for fans of Not a Box by Antoinette Portis.
Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, Pete the Cat and the New Guy, Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes, and Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party, and Pete the Cat: Crayons Rock!.
A super cool word book illustrated with groovy art from the world of Pete the Cat!
Sturdy oversized board pages with 100 words organized into Pete-tastic categories such as Colors, Awesome Animals, Rockin’ Instruments, and more makes this word book just right for helping babies and toddlers identify words they’re beginning to learn.
There’s no cooler way to get kids pointing, naming, and talking than with the words and illustrations readers will recognize from James Dean’s and Kimberly Dean’s beloved Pete the Cat series.
Perfect for tiny hands and growing minds, this word book is a groovy addition to every child’s first bookshelf.
Put on your dancing shoes—Pete is ready to boogie!
Pete is learning a new dance—the Cool Cat Boogie! When he hears a groovy beat, he’s full of happy in his feet. But when Grumpy Toad tells him, “Pete, you dance all wrong!” Pete is determined to become a better dancer.
With the help of his friends and some wise words from Owl, Pete learns that he’s his grooviest when he’s being himself. Includes step-by-step dance moves so readers can dance along with Pete!
Join Pete the Cat in this groovy story from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team James and Kimberly Dean!
Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, Pete the Cat and the New Guy, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes, Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party, Pete the Cat: Crayons Rock!, Pete the Cat's Groovy Imagination, and Pete the Cat Plays Hide-and-Seek.
During a marine biology lesson at Mouseford Academy, the Thea Sisters learn about a mysterious shipwreck off Whale Island. According to legend, a very rare diamond called Jasmine's Heart was on the ship when it sank.
When biology teacher Professor Van Kraken disappears, the Thea Sisters have to dive into the deep ocean to find him and the jewel. And just when they think their adventures are over, the Thea Sisters receive an invitation to travel to China to find another missing treasure. It's an adventure these five world-traveling mice will never forget!
Thea and her friends the Thea Sisters take off for Australia to solve a mystery.
A flock of sheep at Nicky´s family´s ranch is losing all its wool, and the ranch depends on the wool to stay afloat! Maybe the sheep´s cure lies in an Aboriginal medicine containing a strange root. The five mouselings set off on a tour of the whole country to find out. It´s a truly memorable outback adventure!
The Thea Sisters are heading to Rome! They were chosen to be part of an international archaeology competition. The Mouselets have to follow clues through Rome to solve puzzles and win the golden cup. But as they explore the beautiful city, the sisters get the sense they are being followed, and worse, someone is going through a lot of trouble to slow them down. Can the mouselets figure out who is trying to sabotage their chance at the prize before it's too late?
When Geronimo's sister, Thea, is invited to teach a journalism class at a college on Mouse Island, she has no idea that she's going to be called on to help solve a mystery. But when a student disappears, it's up to Thea and five of her students to find out what happened.
A nail-biting mystery ensues, complete with secret passages, underground tunnels, and more than a few surprises along the way. Readers will love following the clues to help Thea and her new friends through their first adventure together!
Geronimo's adventurous sister Thea narrates this fabulous adventure that's packed with action, mystery, and friendship!
The Thea Sisters are off to New York City for another fabumouse adventure! Nicky has been training to run the Big Apple Marathon, and her friends are there to support her. While in the city, they all visit Pamela's family and have a delicious dinner at the family's pizzeria. But the mouselings discover that someone has been threatening to burn the restaurant down, and Pam's family might have to close it for good to stay safe! Will the Thea Sisters catch the troublemaker before it's too late?
How does a dinosaur learn to be kind? Does he roar about everything that is on his mind?
Does he wake up at midnight and make lots of noise? Does he take his big sister's new shoes and her toys?
A dinosaur knows how to be very kind, always keep other folks firmly in mind.
Being kind can be a little difficult, even for dinosaurs. But with a little practice and some heartfelt humor, our prehistoric pals can develop empathy and compassion for others. Join in the hilarity as the bestselling duo Jane Yolen and Mark Teague teach young readers and dinosaurs that being kind is important and cool!
With over 24 million copies in print, each dino-mite How Do Dinosaurs...? book is a combination of hilarious situations and sing-song rhymes that show young children how to be more successful every day and in every way. The How Do Dinosaurs...? series will help children become confident readers while teaching them little life lessons. And as an added bonus, the names of each dinosaur are hidden on each page. Look for all the bestselling How Do Dinosaurs...? books by Jane Yolen with illustrations by Mark Teague.
From the creators of the beloved classic picture bookCurious George: The story of Pretzel, the world's longest dachshund, is now available as a board book. The inspiration forPretzel and the Puppies, streaming on Apple TV+
One morning in May five little dachshunds are born. One grows up to be the longest of all! Pretzel easily wins a blue ribbon at the dog show and the admiration of everyone—everyone except Greta, the little dachshund across the street, who doesn't care for long dogs. But Pretzel is able to use his unique gift to win Greta over, and before long they have puppies of their very own.
This story that begins and ends with puppies is perfect for dog lovers, fans of Margret and H. A. Rey’s picture books, and anyone who is a little bit different and special in their own way.
This classic picture book from theNew York Timesbestselling author ofThe Very Hungry CaterpillarandThe Grouchy Ladybugstars 10 little rubber ducks and their globe-trotting adventures. In Eric Carle’s poignant and funny story, illustrated with strikingly designed collages, readers are taken on an exciting voyage of discovery.
"Ducks overboard!" shouts the captain, as a giant wave washes a box of 10 little rubber ducks off his cargo ship and into the sea. One drifts west, where a friendly dolphin jumps over it. A whale sings to another. But as the sun sets, the 10th little rubber duck is left all alone, bobbing helplessly on the big wide sea.
Following the little ducks as they float to all parts of the globe, young explorers can see for themselves the meanings of directional words and learn simple math concepts, such as counting and the use of cardinal and ordinal numbers. Each creature the ducks meet is seen in its own habitat and behaves in a true-to-life manner, offering a very simple first view of biology and geography.
Small readers and listeners will empathize with the little duck's plight—and will rejoice at the heartwarming surprise ending. "A wonderful read-aloud for storytimes or one-on-one sharing. It's a definite 10," commented School Library Journalin a starred review. "Beautifully composed illustrations," saidBooklist. "As sublimely simple and endearing as the playthings it portrays," agreedPublishers Weekly.
Far above the world, Hope the Dragon somersaults through the sky, protecting those below. But he encounters a formidable opponent in Fear, a monstrous creature that haunts little boys and girls everywhere. Hope tries to devour Fear, but he does not succeed. Defeating Fear will take much more than a breath of fire and a gnash of teeth, so Hope enlists the help of a wise old creature, the Reader.
And it is inside the Reader's vast library that Hope finds what he is looking for, plus much more...
Practice your math skills while enjoying this quirky take on "The Princess and the Pea." The King and Queen and their three sons are on the search for a real princess, but it is only the Queen who knows the secret. After the story, there is an opportunity for readers to test their counting skills with fun number games. Book with CD edition includes story read by actress Juliet Stevenson.
Which of these facts are true? It announced that the thirteen colonies were splitting from Great Britain The signers of the declaration risked being put to death as traitors It continues to inspire people all around the world who yearn for freedom
Step back in time to the birth of the United States of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!
On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country’s ties with Britain and announce a new nation—The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. Discover the true story of one of the most radical and uplifting documents in history and follow the action that fueled the Revolutionary War.
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