Charlotte's Web and Other Illustrated Classics
E.B. White - 2013
B. White's novel Charlotte's Web has charmed readers with its account of Charlotte, the resourceful spider, and the love and friendship she brings to her farmyard friends. Charlotte's Web and Other Illustrated Classics collects in a single volume all of E. B. White's classics for young readers, including Stuart Little, the story of an adventurous mouse boy born to human parents, and The Trumpet of the Swan, about Louis, the voiceless swan, who plays the trumpet to express himself. This volume features the classic illustrations of Garth Williams and Fred Marcelino. Charlotte's Web and Other Illustrated Classics is one of Barnes & Noble's leatherbound classic editions. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors, in exquistiely designed bonded-leather bindings with distinctive gilt edging and an attractive silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old, and are an indispensible cornerstone for every home library.
Rosie Revere, Engineer
Andrea Beaty - 2013
When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal--to fly--Rosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunt's dream come true. But when her contraption doesn't fl y but rather hovers for a moment and then crashes, Rosie deems the invention a failure. On the contrary, Aunt Rose inisists that Rosie's contraption was a raging success. You can only truly fail, she explains, if you quit.
The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt - 2013
But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: We quit!Beige is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown. Blue needs a break from coloring all that water, while Pink just wants to be used. Green has no complaints, but Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking to each other. What is Duncan to do? Debut author Drew Daywalt and New York Times bestseller Oliver Jeffers create a colorful solution in this playful, imaginative story that will have children laughing and playing with their crayons in a whole new way.
The Invisible Boy
Trudy Ludwig - 2013
Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party... until, that is, a new kid comes to class.When Justin, the new boy, arrives, Brian is the first to make him feel welcome. And when Brian and Justin team up to work on a class project together, Brian finds a way to shine.From esteemed author and speaker Trudy Ludwig and acclaimed illustrator Patrice Barton, this gentle story shows how small acts of kindness can help children feel included and allow them to flourish. Any parent, teacher, or counselor looking for material that sensitively addresses the needs of quieter children will find The Invisible Boy a valuable and important resource. Includes backmatter with discussion questions and resources for further reading.
Aaron Becker - 2013
Red marker in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon, and a flying carpet that carry her on a spectacular journey toward an uncertain destiny. When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also lead her home and to her heart’s desire? With supple line, luminous color, and nimble flights of fancy, author-illustrator Aaron Becker launches an ordinary child on an extraordinary journey toward her greatest and most exciting adventure of all.
The Lion and the Bird
Marianne Dubuc - 2013
With the departure of the bird's flock, the lion decides that it's up to him to care for the bird. He does and the two become fast friends. Nevertheless, the bird departs with his flock the following spring. What will become of Lion and what will become of their friendship?Marianne Dubuc received her degree in graphic design from the University of Quebec, Montreal. She has created many different kinds of books for readers of all ages. She is an internationally acclaimed illustrator whose work has been published by major publishers in fifteen countries.
Mabel and the Sock Pirates
Elwyn Tate - 2013
but not just any old farm... Mabel's farm has some very special trees... Trees unlike you have ever seen before. One day some rascally pirates sail by and decide to plunder and steal from the farm and Mabel must defend her precious trees and their unusual fruit.
The Most Magnificent Thing
Ashley Spires - 2013
She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. All she has to do is make it, and she makes things all the time. Easy-peasy!? But making her magnificent thing is anything but easy, and the girl tries and fails, repeatedly. Eventually, the girl gets really, really mad. She is so mad, in fact, that she quits. But after her dog convinces her to take a walk, she comes back to her project with renewed enthusiasm and manages to get it just right.
Bex Carter 1: Aunt Jeanie's Revenge
Tiffany Nicole Smith - 2013
Her biggest challenge is living with her Aunt Jeanie. As much as Bex tries to please her aunt, they always seem to butt heads. Sometimes Bex feels as if Aunt Jeanie goes out of her way to make her life miserable. Aunt Jeanie enrolls Bex in a social group called the Silver Roses, a group that's supposed to teach young girls how to be proper ladies, however it turns out to be nothing more than a club for snobs. Bex wants out, but she's made a deal with Aunt Jeanie. Will Bex take a stand against the Silver Roses or will their snobbery rub off on her? #1: Aunt Jeanie's Revenge #2: All's Fair in Love and Math #3: Winter Blunderland #4: The Great "BOY"cott of Lincoln Middle #5: Love, Politics, and Red Velvet Cupcakes #6: So Scandalous
Middle School Millionaires
Roderick J. Robison - 2013
But when the other schools and town facil-ities ask for recycling barrels too, their businesstakes off. They earn much more than pocket change.And the funny thing is, nobody but the janitors knowthe recycling barrels are owned by the two young en-trepreneurs. The money rolls in…but trouble follows.The principal suspects they’re up to something. Theeighth grade bully tries to capitalize on their new-found wealth. And the competition, the town’s largestrecycling contractor—tries to put them out of business.Their real trouble begins though, when the principal,superintendent of schools, and mayor learn the recyclingbarrels are owned by two middle school students. Theythink they’ve been misled; a suspension hearing ensues.Everything Kirk and Tommy have worked so hard for isin jeopardy. They’re on the brink of loosing it all—but ifthey can survive the ordeal, they just might become…Middle School Millionaires.
Amy Krouse Rosenthal - 2013
Especially when you're NOT like everyone else. Especially when what sets you apart is YOU.Sometimes we squish ourselves to fit in. We shrink. Twist. Bend. Until -- ! -- a friend shows the way to endless possibilities.In this bold and highly visual book, an emphatic but misplaced exclamation point learns that being different can be very exciting! Period.
Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses
Kimberly Dean - 2013
But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along.Fans of Pete the Cat will love watching him take his positive outlook and transform a grumpy day into an awesome day!The fun never stops—download the free groovin’ song. Time for magic fun in the sun!
Tap the Magic Tree
Christie Matheson - 2013
“Like Hervé Tullet’s Press Here, Matheson’s Tap the Magic Tree proves you don’t need apps for interactivity,” praised the New York Times.Every book needs you to turn the pages. But not every book needs you to tap it, shake it, jiggle it, or even blow it a kiss. Innovative and timeless, Tap the Magic Tree asks you to help one lonely tree change with the seasons. Now that’s interactive—and magical!It begins with a bare brown tree. But tap that tree, turn the page, and one bright green leaf has sprouted! Tap again—one, two, three, four—and four more leaves have grown on the next page. Pat, clap, wiggle, jiggle, and see blossoms bloom, apples grow, and the leaves swirl away with the autumn breeze. The collage-and-watercolor art evokes the bright simplicity of Lois Ehlert and Eric Carle and the interactive concept will delight fans of Pat the Bunny. Combining a playful spirit and a sense of wonder about nature, Christie Matheson has created a new modern classic that is a winner in every season—and every story time!And don't miss the follow-up, Touch the Brightest Star!
Pat Zietlow Miller - 2013
From then on, Sophie brings Bernice everywhere, despite her parents' gentle warnings that Bernice will begin to rot. As winter nears, Sophie does start to notice changes.... What's a girl to do when the squash she loves is in trouble?
The Elements of Harmony: The Official Guidebook
Brandon T. Snider - 2013
Character bios, an episode guide and a map of Equestria are just the beginning of this gorgeous full-color book. Don't miss the complete lyrics to all the songs, a collection of Letters to Princess Celestia, and much much more!
God Bless You and Good Night
Hannah C. Hall - 2013
Seasoned brands and new names alike are seeing surging sales in this felt-need genre as parents are looking for comforting books with Bible stories, verses, and prayers to settle kids down to sleep.In "God Bless You and Good Night," sleepy little ones are reminded of God's blessings and how much they are loved. The delightful rhyming story takes readers through several scenes of snuggly animals who are getting ready for bed. These sweet, sometimes silly rhymes and adorable art are sure to make "God Bless You and Good Night" a favorite part of the bedtime ritual for parents and children.
A Little Book of Sloth
Lucy Cooke - 2013
You’ll fall in love with bad-boy Mateo, ooh and ahh over baby Biscuit, and want to wrap your arms around champion cuddle buddy Ubu!From British filmmaker and sloth expert Lucy Cooke comes a hilarious, heart-melting photographic picture book starring the laziest—and one of the cutest—animals on the planet.
The Lost Pony of Riverdale
Amanda Wills - 2013
Each chapter was thrilling and left you wanting more.” Amazon 5* review Poppy McKeever is reluctant to move to an old cottage on Dartmoor - until she discovers that her new home comes complete with its own pony. But life at Riverdale is not as straight-forward as it seems, especially when Poppy spies a flash of white in the woods next to the cottage. Her stepmother Caroline is acting strangely and her adrenalin-junkie brother Charlie is on the hunt for big cats. But will Charlie's obsession drive the two children into dangerous territory? And when Poppy is faced with a terrible dilemma - to save her brother or the pony she has always longed for - who will she choose? The Lost Pony of Riverdale is an equestrian adventure book about friendship, ponies and horse riding.
Helen Docherty - 2013
But books are mysteriously disappearing. Eliza Brown decides to stay awake and catch the book thief. It turns out to be a little creature called the Snatchabook who has no one to read him a bedtime story. All turns out well when the books are returned and the animals take turns reading bedtime stories to the Snatchabook.
The Matchbox Diary
Paul Fleischman - 2013
Then I’ll tell you its story." When a little girl visits her great-grandfather at his curio-filled home, she chooses an unusual object to learn about: an old cigar box. What she finds inside surprises her: a collection of matchboxes making up her great-grandfather’s diary, harboring objects she can hold in her hand, each one evoking a memory. Together they tell of his journey from Italy to a new country, before he could read and write — the olive pit his mother gave him to suck on when there wasn’t enough food; a bottle cap he saw on his way to the boat; a ticket still retaining the thrill of his first baseball game.
The Blessing Cup
Patricia Polacco - 2013
A single china cup from a tea set left behind when Jews were forced to leave Russia helps hold a family together through generations of living in America, reminding them of the most important things in life.
Anne-Margot Ramstein - 2013
But in this book, it's also true that a cow can result in both a bottle of milk and a painting of a cow, and an ape in a jungle may become an urban King Kong. Just as day turns into night and back again, a many-tiered cake is both created and eaten down to a single piece. Each spread or sequence of spreads explores a before and after.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Volume 1
Katie Cook - 2013
Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all your other favorite Ponies! Something’s not right in the town though, as some of the inhabitants are acting very, very strange! It’s up to the Mane Six to find the source of the weirdness before it’s too late!Collects My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic issues #1-4.
This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration
Jacqueline Woodson - 2013
She has no idea the rope will become part of her family’s history. But for three generations, that rope is passed down, used for everything from jump rope games to tying suitcases onto a car for the big move north to New York City, and even for a family reunion where that first little girl is now a grandmother. Newbery Honor–winning author Jacqueline Woodson and Coretta Scott King Award–winning illustrator James Ransome use the rope to frame a thoughtful and moving story as readers follow the little girl’s journey. During the time of the Great Migration, millions of African American families relocated from the South, seeking better opportunities. With grace and poignancy, Woodson’s lilting storytelling and Ransome’s masterful oil paintings of country and city life tell a rich story of a family adapting to change as they hold on to the past and embrace the future.
Bridget Heos - 2013
They are reassured when he nobly saves the day in imaginary-play sessions as a cowboy or cop and his mustache looks good-guy great. But as time passes, their worst fears are confirmed when little Billy’s mustache starts to curl up at the ends in a suspiciously villainous fashion. Sure enough, “Billy’s disreputable mustache led him into a life of dreadful crime.” Plenty of tongue-in-cheek humor and cartoonish illustrations make this the perfect baby-shower gift for a mustachioed father-to-be.
David Walliams - 2013
Strange things were happening in the dead of night. Children would put a tooth under their pillow for the tooth fairy, but in the morning they would wake up to find… a dead slug; a live spider; hundreds of earwigs creeping and crawling beneath their pillow.Evil was at work. But who or what was behind it…?
Jacqueline Wilson - 2013
Elsie Kettle can't wait to go to London with her beloved nan to see the Coronation Day celebrations. Then tragedy strikes. Nan and Elsie both fall ill with tuberculosis and Elsie is whisked away to the children's ward of Miltree Hospital. Confined to bed for months, Elsie misses Nan desperately, and struggles to adapt to the hospital's strict rules. But every night after lights-out she tells magical tales of adventure to the other children on the ward. For the first time, Elsie finds herself surrounded by true friends - including Queenie, the hospital's majestic white cat.Finally Elsie is well enough to leave the hospital. But before she does, she has one very special, very unexpected visitor ...
Christopher Franceschelli - 2013
Sprinkles, hot fudge, and cherries hint at I’s ice cream sundae, while aquarium accessories hint at F’s fish. As readers interact with the pages, they will familiarize themselves not only with the 26 letters and associated words, but also with each letter’s physicality—angles, holes, and curves, both front and back. With Peskimo’s animated, stylish visuals, this fresh ABC book encourages readers to manipulate the alphabet in a whole new way. Note: illustrations have a retro feel, with imperfect variations in color and texture. Praise for Alphablock STARRED REVIEW "All the parts together make an appealing and fun way for youngsters to interact with the alphabet, and for slightly older children to enjoy the clever artwork." —School Library Journal, starred review "The straightforward vocabulary, cheery vintage-style graphics, and neat incorporation of cut-out letters make for a sharply designed package." —Publishers Weekly "With a pleasing, retro feel, Peskimo’s art uses bold colors in a slightly muted hue and the weathered look of woodblock prints… A visually captivating delight for careful little ones." —Kirkus Reviews "While it’s graphically sophisticated enough to please adults, little children can happily flip through this book on their own." —The New York Times "The baby, toddler or nursery-schooler who tears the gift wrapping off Christopher Franceschelli's Alphablock may think that she has just opened a toy, for how lively and tactile the thing in her hands will be." —The Wall Street Journal Awards Parents 10 Best Children’s Books of 2013
Frozen: The Junior Novelization
Sarah Nathan - 2013
Teaming up with an adventurer named Kristoff and his reindeer, Sven, Anna searches for her sister, Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Enjoy this retelling with eight pages of full-color scenes from the film!
Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space
Dominic Walliman - 2013
He's got a degree in just about every discipline under the sun!Speaking of the sun, he happens to be specialist on that too, and Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space will tell you everything that there could be to know about our star, our planet, our solar system, our galaxy, and our universe. The professor's made sure of that; he's a fastidious little feline!Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space also explores topics such as gravity, extraterrestrial life, time, and many other fascinating subjects that will take you and your children on a journey to the very frontiers of space!Dr. Dominic Walliman received a PhD in quantum device physics from Birmingham University in 2010 where he spent several years teaching physics to undergraduates and previously obtained a physics BSc and an MSc in computer science. He has also spread the joys of physics to the wider world, taking part in a series of talks in schools and demonstrations at festivals as well as tutoring A-level physics students.Ben Newman is an award-winning illustrator (Royal Television Society Award for Best Branding and Opening Credits Sequence). Previous clients include Penguin, the BBC, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the New York Times, amongst many others. He is a long-standing contributor to Nobrow and is the author of two books, The Bento Bestiary and Ouroboros, under the same imprint.
As Fast as Words Could Fly
Pamela M. Tuck - 2013
Mason Steele, an African American boy in 1960s Greenville, North Carolina, relies on his inner confidence and his typing skills to face challenges and break racial barriers after he begins attending a "whites-only" high school.
The Crocodile Who Didn't like Water
Gemma Merino - 2013
Meet a most unusual crocodile! Everybody knows that crocodiles love water, but this little crocodile is different—he doesn't like it at all! He tries to his best to change, but when attempt at swimming causes a shiver then a sneeze—could it be that this little crocodile isn't a crocodile at all? A hilarious and uplifting story about being yourself from a talented debut author-illustrator!
Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch
James Dean - 2013
Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch is a My First I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child.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, and Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses.Supports the Common Core State Standards
My New School
Bill Campbell - 2013
Well, that is what Madonna is hoping for. She is a "normal" girl, well kind of. Not in the cool group and not a nerd either. Just in between and trying to fit in. Follow her hilarious adventures at her new school. Bet you can relate to heaps of them!
The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet!
Tom Fletcher - 2013
Danny and Dinosaur are back, and this time they are going to space!But when Danny realises he's forgotten Dino's lunch box, the very hungry dinosaur eats everything in sight, including their only way home: the rocket!How will Dino get them back home?There's poop, planets and pandemonium in this supersonic space adventure!
Kate Klimo - 2013
Abruptly separated from her mother, littermates, and the wire cage that was her whole world, Ginger is shuttled from one harrowing situation to another until she finally escapes, living as an outlaw with a pack of wild dogs. But freedom doesn't feel so good once she becomes hungry and cold and sick. Will Ginger ever find a furever family to call her own? With realistic black-and-white illustrations by renowned illustrator Tim Jessel, and an appendix featuring information about puppy mills, breed rescue groups, animal shelters, choosing a pet, and the history of golden retrievers, dog-crazy early middle-grade readers will beg for more!
Dragon Makes New Friends
Michael Yu - 2013
How can he show them that he'd be a good friend? Or maybe he's just too scared to try. Poor Drake. Find out what happens to him in this fun story told in rhyme, accompanied by beautiful illustrations.Another quality children picture book from the father and daughter team of Michael and Rachel Yu.BONUS: FREE COLORING BOOK INSIDE ** Amazon Prime Members can download this book for FREE! **
Hank Finds an Egg
Rebecca Dudley - 2013
After spotting its nest high up in a tree, he uses his ingenuity to help get the egg home safe and sound, and is joyfully rewarded with newfound friends. Hank's endearing and genuine kindness will inspire readers young and old to believe in themselves and in the goodness of others.A sequel, Hank Has a Dream, is expected in Fall 2014.
5-Minute Fairy Tales Starring Mickey & Minnie: 4 Stories in 1 (5-Minute Stories)
Walt Disney Company - 2013
Join Mickey and Minnie in this treasury of classic fairy tales! Stories of Mickey and a magical beanstalk, Red Riding Minnie and a big bad wolf, and more! With beautiful full-page illustrations, these four popular fairy tales can each be read aloud in about five minutes -- the perfect choice before bedtime, on the go, or anytime!
Count the Monkeys
Mac Barnett - 2013
Full of fun reader interactions and keeps readers guessing until the very last page! Matching Mac Barnett's brilliant wit are Kevin Cornell's luminous illustrations, which will have young readers begging to count the monkeys all over again.
Emily Hughes - 2013
She is unashamedly, irrefutably, irrepressibly wild. That is, until she is snared by some very strange animals that look oddly like her, but they don't talk right, eat right, or play correctly. She's puzzled by their behavior and their insistence on living in these strange concrete structures: there's no green here, no animals, no trees, no rivers. Now she lives in the comfort of civilization. But will civilization get comfortable with her?In her debut picture book, Hughes brings an uncanny humor to her painterly illustrations. Her work is awash with color, atmosphere, and a stunning visual splendor that will enchant children while indulging their wilder tendencies. Wild is a twenty-first-century answer to Maurice Sendak's children's classic—it has the same inventiveness, groundbreaking art, and unmissable quirkiness.Emily Hughes is a talented young illustrator. Her book Nana Shaped Like a Banana won second prize in the 2012 Macmillan Children's Book Awards.
Frost Hollow Hall
Emma Carroll - 2013
They were great tall things, the ironwork all twisted leaves and queer-looking flowers. And they were very definitely shut.'Tilly's heart sinks. Will's at the door of their cottage, daring her to come ice-skating up at Frost Hollow Hall. No one goes near the place these days. Rumour has it that the house is haunted . . . Ten years ago the young heir, Kit Barrington, drowned there in the lake. But Tilly never turns down a dare.Then it goes horribly wrong. The ice breaks, Tilly falls through and almost drowns. At the point of death, a beautiful angel appears in the water and saves her. Kit Barrington's ghost.Kit needs Tilly to solve the mystery of his death, so that his spirit can rest in peace. In order to discover all she can, Tilly gets work as a maid at Frost Hollow Hall. But the place makes her flesh crawl. It's all about the dead here, she's told, and in the heart of the house she soon discovers all manner of dark secrets . . .'Frost Hollow Hall' is a thrilling historical fiction debut. Told in Tilly's unique voice, it is a tale of love and loss, and how forgiveness is the key to recovery.
C.G. Cooper - 2013
Without asking Benjamin's opinion, his parents move to a new town and put him two grades ahead of where he should be. Now a full head shorter than other kids in his new school, Benjamin is a perfect target for bullies. Is he destined to be an outcast once again?Follow Benjamin as he discovers his unique 'gift' while swimming through the complexities of junior high, friends, bullies, camp and strange visitors."Benjamin Dragon - Awakening" is Book 1 in The Chronicles of Benjamin Dragon.
David LaRochelle - 2013
Moooo! But a bump in the road brings this joy ride to a troublesome end. Moo-moo. . . Has Cow learned her lesson about living life in the fast lane? Moo?Pairing two talented creators who managed to tell a complete story with just one word—MOO—this imaginative picture book will have readers laughing one moment and on the edge of their seats the next, as it captures the highs and lows of a mischievous cow's very exciting day.
I Hate Picture Books!
Timothy Young - 2013
But he soon learns just how invaluable imagination is and has a change of heart. Find out why in this outrageous book that both pokes fun at and celebrates many of the classics of childrens literature. Join writer and illustrator Timothy Young for this irreverent and humorous story ideal for children and adults alike. Early Reader; Ages 5-8.
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Chris Grabenstein - 2013
His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the building of the new town library.Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot to be one of the first 12 kids in the library for an overnight of fun, food, and lots and lots of games. But when morning comes, the doors remain locked. Kyle and the other winners must solve every clue and every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route. And the stakes are very high.In this cross between Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and A Night in the Museum, Agatha Award winner Chris Grabenstein uses rib-tickling humor to create the perfect tale for his quirky characters. Old fans and new readers will become enthralled with the crafty twists and turns of this ultimate library experience.
Amelia Bedelia Means Business
Herman Parish - 2013
But Amelia Bedelia's mom says that a bike like Suzanne's is so expensive it will cost an arm and a leg! What? Amelia Bedelia doesn't want to give away one of her arms and one of her legs. She'll need both arms to steer her new bike, and both legs to pedal it. Amelia Bedelia decides to get a job, so that she can earn the bike money instead. She tries:1. Helping out at Pete's Diner2. Opening a lemonade stand3. Entering a contest to win a prize4. Baking treats and selling themWill Amelia Bedelia ever get the bike of her dreams?
Welcome to Mamoko
Aleksandra Mizielińska - 2013
Will everything be put right in time for the town carnival? Readers are prompted to follow the adventures of Mamoko’s quirky cast of characters, sharing their discoveries aloud and using their eyes to uncover the kaleidoscope of stories packed into every page!
Who's on First?
Bud Abbott - 2013
What’s on second. I Don’t Know’s on third.” One of the classic comedy sketches of all time is now transformed into a priceless picture book—and it’s a great read for kids of all ages. Follow the mistaken identities, confusion, and lots of laughs as Rabbit and Bear act out this scene. The book will appeal to Abbott and Costello fans, baseball fans, and anyone who enjoys funny banter-driven picture books. Illustrated in full color with slightly retro stylized illustrations.“The book is stunning ~ dad and Bud would be proud!!”—Chris Costello, Daughter of Lou Costello
Creaturepedia: Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth
Adrienne Barman - 2013
Meet 'the architects', the 'noisy neighbors', the 'homebodies', the 'forever faithfuls', the 'champions of forgetfulness' and more in this alphabetically ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating facts, curious creatures, and characterful cartoons, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours.
The Wizard of Oz: The First Five Novels
L. Frank Baum - 2013
Frank Baum's magical character conjures a world where diminutive munchkins live and work, wicked witches run riot, and the mighty Oz himself rules over an Emerald City reached by a yellow brick road. The Wizard of Oz: The First Five Novels is your passport to this marvelous realm and wonders that have enchanted readers young and old for more than a century. Lavishly illustrated by W. W. Denslow and John R. Neill, this volume includes:The Wonderful Wizard of OzThe Marvelous Land of OzOzma of OzDorothy and the Wizard in OzThe Road to OzThe Wizard of Oz: The First Five Novels is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.
The Christmas Wish
Lori Evert - 2013
This is one to pull out every year and savor.Long ago, a brave little girl named Anja wanted to be one of Santa's elves. So she leaves a note for her family and helps her elderly neighbor prepare for the holiday, then she straps on her skis, and heads out into the snowy landscape. From a red bird to a polar bear to a reindeer, a menagerie of winter animals help Anja make her way to Santa. A generous trim-size, matte cover, and foiled title make this a special book for the holiday season.
Disney - Frozen (A Big Golden Book)
Bill Scollon - 2013
When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a young dreamer, must team up with Kristoff, a daring mountain man, and his reindeer on the grandest of journeys to find Anna's sister, the Snow Queen Elsa, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes, and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction. The comedy-adventure Frozen journeys into theaters in November 2013. Boys and girls ages 3–7 will love this beautifully-illustrated hardcover Big Golden Book based on the film.
The LEGO Movie: Junior Novel
Kate Howard - 2013
He's a normal guy who likes to do normal stuff - watch TV, go to work, eat hot wings, and listen to everyone's favorite song, "Everything is Awesome."But all that changes one fateful day when Emmet accidently discovers the Piece of Resistance. It turns out Emmet's not so average after all - there's even a prophecy about him! Does this ordinary guy have what it takes to become an extraordinary hero and save the universe?The LEGO® Movie is being produced and distributed in conjunction with Warner Bros and has an all-star cast including Chris Pratt (Emmet), Will Ferrell (Lord Business), Elizabeth Banks (Wyldstyle), Liam Neeson (Bad Cop), Allison Brie (UniKitty), Nick Offerman (Metal Beard), Morgan Freeman (Vitruvius), and Will Arnett (Batman).
The Lonely Astronaut On Christmas Eve
Tom DeLonge - 2013
Now the punk-rock papa is proud to share some of his story time with the world, through the release of his first children’s book THE LONELY ASTRONAUT ON CHRISTMAS EVE. This book, written by DeLonge, is a wistful story for the young and the young-at-heart alike. Wonderfully illustrated by Mike Henry, THE LONELY ASTRONAUT ON CHRISTMAS EVE, is a tale of a rocketeer alone on the moon on a cold Christmas night, and the gift he receives from a few unexpected (and extraterrestrial) friends.
Cedric The Shark...Gets Toothache!
Kay Carter - 2013
Cedric loves candy, lollies and toffees. But what happens when he gets greedy? Can his friend Billy the sea lion help him out? A visit to Mary puts things right and Cedric learns a sound lesson.All Kay Carter's pre-school children's picture books contain the magical story world of cartoon friends and their adventures while growing up. A favorite Bedtime Story for children and adults alike. Don't Miss Out On The Other Books In This Series. Click my Author name above. Suited to ages 2-6 years old but will often remain a favorite once children start reading for themselves. Scroll back up and add to cart today!Click the 'Look Inside' feature before you buy to take a sneak peek!Amazon Prime Members - Borrow a copy now FREE! The Bedtime Stories for Children Series eBook Categories:- Children's Picture Books- Pre-school Children's Book - Bedtime Stories For Children- Rhyming Picture Books- Children's Books- Stories in Verse
The Day My Mommy QUIT!
Kally Mayer - 2013
Funny Rhyming Picture Book for Beginner ReadersSuitable for ages 2-8Beautifully Illustrated Story that will have both parents and children laughing out loud!Find out what happened to this family when Mom gets fed up and decides to stop doing all the chores.How will the family cope when they are so used to Mom doing so much for them?What happens next is hilarious, but also includes a valuable lesson for the entire family, even the cat and dog!What would you do if your Mommy quit on you?You and your children will love how the family resolves the issue in this adorable and humorous tale.
My Blue Is Happy
Jessica Young - 2013
Or maybe your best friend likes pink because it’s pretty like a ballerina’s tutu, but you find it annoying — like a piece of gum stuck on your shoe. In a subtle, child-friendly narrative, art teacher and debut author Jessica Young suggests that colors may evoke as many emotions as there are people to look at them — and opens up infinite possibilities for seeing the world in a wonderful new way.
Summer of the Woods
Steven K. Smith - 2013
As the brothers explore their creaky old house and the deep surrounding woods, they uncover a sixty-year-old mystery of a valuable coin collection stolen from the local museum. Join the boys as they spend their summer running from danger and searching the woods, secret caves, rushing waters, and hidden passageways for treasure and the rare 1877 Indian Head cent coin! The Virginia Mysteries - Adventures with a twist of historyBook 1 - Summer of the WoodsBook 2 - Mystery on Church HillBook 3 - Ghosts of Belle IsleBook 4 - Secret of the Staircase
Penny and Her Marble
Kevin Henkes - 2013
With age-appropriate vocabulary, compelling characters, and a memorable storyline, Penny and her Marble is just right for beginning readers and was named a 2014 Geisel Honor book by the American Library Association. This annual award, given to the most distinguished books for beginning readers, is named for the world-renowned children's author Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss.Kevin Henkes is known for his mouse characters, including Lilly, Owen, Chrysanthemum, Wemberly, and now Penny! In Penny and her Marble, the third book in the Penny series, Penny finds a marble on Mrs. Goodwin's yard and takes it home. But does the marble really belong to Penny? Kevin Henkes is a master at creating beautifully illustrated books that resonate with young children. The Penny books are new classics for beginning readers and will appeal to fans of Frog and Toad, Little Bear, and Henry and Mudge.
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great
Bob Shea - 2013
Things were just fine around here until UNICORN showed up.So what if he can fly?Or make it rain cupcakes?And turn stuff into gold?Big deal. I can do some cool stuff too, like...Hey! What are you doing? Why are you opening the book?He's just going to tell you how great he is. Blah, blah, blah.Go ahead. Just don't say I didn't warn you.Dopey Unicorn.
Rise of the Balloon Goons
Troy Cummings - 2013
With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!Alexander has just moved to a new town where he is about to uncover all sorts of monsters! He finds an old notebook with the word "DOOM" inscribed on the front cover. The Notebook of Doom, which Alexander now holds, contains top secret information about monsters! In this first book, Alexander goes up against spooky balloon goons--unique and twisted arm-waving balloon guys! This book is full of humor, engaging black-and-white illlustrations, and of course . . . monsters!
Terry Treetop Finds New Friends
Tali Carmi - 2013
Terry was alone, so he went on a journey to find new friends to invite to his new tree house. He almost gives up when a new opportunity comes his way. Will Terry use this opportunity to find new friends? This beginner readers eBook series will motivate and inspire your kids to be active about the things they want to achieve in life and not give up on their quest for love and happiness. Your kids will enjoy full-color illustrations of Terry and the farm animals he meets. Your kids will be inspired to: Be self-motivated Persist and not give up Win new friends Terry Treetop Finds New Friends is a sweet children's book written especially for you and your age 2- 6 children with simple text and 16 colorful illustrations. The story is suitable as a read aloud book for preschoolers or a self-read book for beginner readers children.
Llama Llama and the Bully Goat
Anna Dewdney - 2013
Gilroy laughs at everything.Llama sings out just the same.Gilroy says a not-nice name.Teacher has some things to say:calling names is not OK.Llama Llama is learning lots of new things at school and making many friends. But when Gilroy Goat starts teasing him and some of their classmates, Llama Llama isn't sure what to do. And then he remembers what his teacher told him—walk away and tell someone. It works! But then Llama Llama feels badly. Can he and Gilroy try to be friends again?Taking on a difficult but important part of children's lives, Anna Dewdney gives readers a way to experience and discuss bullying in a safe and comforting way.
Searching for Clues (Celia's Journey, Book 5)
Melissa Gunther - 2013
Now she has to do her best to pick up the pieces, put her life back together, and move on, which is difficult when she's cut off from the demesne for the summer. Stuck with Aunt Agatha again, Celia quickly realizes that things still aren't what they seem, and while she's seeking answers and information, those are in short supply.Returning to the demesne doesn't bring the result she expected, but then everything shifts again with the discovery of a new puzzle, one that has Celia looking for pieces of a different sort. Her search brings her to new people and new places, but now she has to balance all the demands on her time and attention even as she struggles to master new abilities and keep up with her schoolwork. The stakes are higher than ever and Celia can't afford to fail, because now she's searching for more than just answers.
The Girl with a Brave Heart
Rita Jahanforuz - 2013
After showing kindness to a strange old woman, Shiraz receives the gift of beauty but her lazy and unkind stepsister, Nargues, suffers a less pleasant fate in this adaptation of the Grimm's fairy tale, Mother Hulda, reset in Tehran, Iran.
Illustrated Norse Myths
Alex Frith - 2013
A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the tale of Sigurd the Dragonslayer and the cursBeautifully bound with head and tail bands and a ribbon marker, Illustrated Norse Myths features dynamic artwork by Matteo Pincelli brings to life the exciting, strange and sometimes dangerous world of the Norse gods.
The Mysterious Corridor
Elias Zapple - 2013
Michel sticks his head through a hole in the garden fence and is sucked into a giant vortex. He ends up in a mysterious corridor, with doors leading to strange worlds. He also meets Duke, a food-obsessed, sarcastic Basset Hound dog, who is searching for his brothers. Together they hunt for their missing relatives, unaware that they are also being hunted by the Master, a villain with a dandruff problem. A HILARIOUS, ACTION-PACKED ROLLER COASTER OF A RIDE FOR PRETEENS! Follow Duke & Michel as they visit Skaters' Paradise, Planet Football, Candy Land, Nap Land and many other alien worlds... including the dreaded School.
Frog Trouble: . . . And Eleven Other Pretty Serious Songs
Sandra Boynton - 2013
Yeeeee-hah! Boynton country music! And whoa, Nelly, look who-all is performing! I've Got a Dog - Dwight Yoakam Trucks - Fountains of Wayne Frog Trouble- Mark Lanegan Heartache Song - Kacey Musgraves When Pigs Fly - Ryan Adams Broken Piano - Ben Folds Copycat - Brad Paisley End of a Summer Storm - Alison Krauss Alligator Stroll - Josh Turner Beautiful Baby - Darius Rucker Deepest Blue - Linda Eder More Frog Trouble - Falls Mountain CowboysIncludes a Boynton-illustrated songbook with full-length music CD, and 12 songs with a whole lot of gumption and heart! • Album produced by Sandra Boynton & Michael Ford • Lyrics by Sandra Boynton • Music by Boynton & Ford • Boynton & Ford have written and produced three Gold Records
Stephan J. Myers - 2013
A haunting children’s Christmas tale from the imagination of Stephan J Myers, The Prayer is a rhapsody of images and words that will linger long after the last page is turned. Images and words that touch that special place inside, where the heart and mind know no boundaries. A tale of hope and reflection for readers young and old, as the ghost of Christmas fades and a New Year begins. Since it was first written in 2009, The Prayer has been read by thousands of readers across the world in its original text; leaving the imagination of the reader to paint the images the words evoke. For the first time, the words of The Prayer come to life as they were originally intended. Praise for Stephan J Myers “Myers' fairy tale is a rhapsody of colours, musicality and clever rhyming …... Each picture, with its vivid colours and soft lines, is a narrative statement of its own...so brilliant it should be framed!” “This is definitely a book that will be treasured and read again and again. The thing I still remember about my favourite childhood reads is the illustrations. There is so much detail on every page, I'm sure these will be remembered by generations to come.” “As far as writing and illustration go this is what dreams are made of. Immaculately written and illustrated.” “A truly charming & magical story by the very talented Stephen J Myers. As for the illustrations, they are simply stunning! I would highly recommend this book. A delightful read for all ages.”
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom
Angela Johnson - 2013
Lewis.Through the eyes of one little girl, All Different Now tells the story of the first Juneteenth, the day freedom finally came to the last of the slaves in the South. Since then, the observance of June 19 as African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. This stunning picture book includes notes from the author and illustrator, a timeline of important dates, and a glossary of relevant terms. Told in Angela Johnson’s signature melodic style and brought to life by E.B. Lewis’s striking paintings, All Different Now is a joyous portrait of the dawn breaking on the darkest time in our nation’s history.
It's Halloween, I'm Turning Green
Dan Gutman - 2013
and the gang from the My Weird School series are ready for one of their favorite holidays! It’s Halloween, and you know what that means! Candy! Costumes! More candy! What would happen if a kid ate a million hundred pounds of chocolate in one night? One thing’s for sure—when A.J. and his friends from Ella Mentry School go trick-or-treating, it will be a Halloween to remember. Bestselling author Dan Gutman brings his wacky, kid-friendly sense of humor to this all-new series of holiday adventures. With hilarious illustrations by Jim Paillot, plus My Weird School trivia and Halloween-themed games, facts, and puzzles, this is one weird Halloween special you don’t want to miss!
The Princess Fables
Marc Clark - 2013
Each Princess embarks on an adventure of self-discovery and along the way learns the importance of trust, devotion, courage and the power of love. Originally told by a father to his young daughter, these new classic tales transport children to a time and place where they become the heroes of their own making, creating their own happy endings. Every delicate pen and ink illustration reflects the classic fairy tale drawings of the late 19th century. The Princess Fables is the winner of numerous awards including Best Children's Book at The Beach Book Festival and The Great Midwest Book Festival, along with a Silver Medal for Best Illustrations in Children's Fiction at the Global Ebook Awards. The paperback and Kindle editions are both Amazon #1 Best Sellers.
Nugget and Fang: Friends Forever--or Snack Time?
Tammi Sauer - 2013
There Nugget learns that minnows are supposed to be afraid of sharks! To regain Nugget’s trust, Fang takes desperate (and hilarious) measures. But it’s not until his big sharp teeth save the entire school that minnows learn this shark is no foe. Fantastically stylized artwork adds even more humor to this undersea story of unlikely friendship.
ISHI Simple Tips from a Solid Friend
Akiko Yabuki - 2013
Unlike other books, Ishi is meant for you to pass on and share with others (if and when you're ready to part with Ishi!).Inside the cover of each book is a library card like sticker for you to write your name and the name of the person you're passing the book to so that each reader can see the journey Ishi has taken.Choose happiness and pass it on!
There Are Monsters In My Room
Michael Yu - 2013
In fact, she's perfectly ready for any goblin or ghoul that wants to try and scare her! Indeed, all those monsters are sure to be afraid of all the tricky traps and trapsy tricks Norah has in store for them in this wonderfully fun, bedtime story.Another quality children picture book from the father and daughter team of Michael and Rachel Yu.** Amazon Prime Members can download this book for FREE! **
Jon Scieszka - 2013
Alex isn't interested - until he decides to make the book something he'd actually like to read. So he takes out his pencil, sharpens his creativity, and totally transforms the story!Birthday Bunny becomes Battle Bunny, and the rabbit's innocent journey through the forest morphs into a supersecret mission to unleash an evil plan - a plan that only Alex can stop.Featuring layered, original artwork that emphasizes Alex's additions, this dynamic exploration of creative storytelling is sure to engage and inspire.
Princess Lea: The Life Story of Lea Salonga
Yvette Fernandez - 2013
Written by Yvette Fernandez and illustrated by Nicole Lim, Princess Lea narrates how Lea went from a six-year-old who landed a part in a local production of The King and I to an internationally renowned performer who has starred as Kim in Miss Saigon, Eponine and Fantine in Les Miserables, and Mei-Li in Flower Drum Song; won honors from the US’ Tony Awards and the UK’s Laurence Olivier Awards; and sung for six Philippine presidents, three American presidents, and the Queen of England. To encourage aspiring young entertainers to reach for their dreams, Princess Lea also lets readers in on common terms in the performing industry and imparts the lessons Lea has learned throughout her journey to becoming a singing superstar.
Light in the Darkness: A Story about How Slaves Learned in Secret
Lesa Cline-Ransome - 2013
Their school is literally a hole in the ground, where they and other slaves of all ages gather to form letters out of sticks, scratch letters in the dirt, and pronounce their sounds in whispers. Young Rosa is eager to learn the letters and then the words, because after the words comes reading. But she must have patience, her mama reminds her, and keep her letters to herself when she’s working on the plantation. If the Master catches them, it’ll mean a whipping—one lash for each letter. No matter how slow and dangerous the process might be, Rosa is determined to learn, and pass on her learning to others.
My Little Pony: Twilight Sparkle and the Crystal Heart Spell
G.M. Berrow - 2013
Twilight Sparkle's life has been turned upside down by recent exciting events in Ponyville, so she sets off for the Crystal Empire to get advice from her former foalsitter, Princess Cadance. Join Twilight Sparkle in this original and brand-new adventure!Don't miss the special purple activity pages in the back of the book!