Alice McLerran - 1991
There across the road, it looked like any rocky hill—nothing but sand and rocks, and some old wooden boxes. But it was a special place. And all children needed to go there was a long stick and a soaring imagination.“A celebration of the transforming magic of the imagination. An original.” —ALA Booklist
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch
Eileen Spinelli - 1991
Hatch leads a lonely life until one Valentine's Day when the postman delivers a huge, heart-shaped box of candy with a card reading "Somebody loves you." Knowing he has a secret admirer gives Mr. Hatch a bright new perspective on life -- until it turns out there's been a terrible mistake. But Mr. Hatch's new friends rally to show him that a lot of somebodies love Mr. Hatch.
Mary Hoffman - 1991
When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace longs to play the lead, but her classmates point out that Peter was a boy. Besides, he wasn't black. With the support of her family, Grace learns that she can be anything she wants to be, and the results are amazing!Remarkable watercolor illustrations give full expression to Grace's high-flying imagination.
Inga Moore - 1991
By doing so, he's able to get six different dinners every night! He also answers to six names, sleeps in six beds, and maintains six different personalities.All is perfect for Sid - until the day he catches a dreadful cough. Then it is off to the vet not once, but six times! Inga Moore's humorous illustrations capture Sid's sly nature.
Jeannie Baker - 1991
"The effect human beings have on the landscape around them is the theme of Baker's most recent tour de force....The artist's multimedia collage constructions are, as ever, fascinating in their realistic detail and powerfully convey the dramatic message.."--Horn Book.
Mama, Do You Love Me?
Barbara M. Joosse - 1991
How much? In this universal story, a child tests the limits of independence and comfortingly learns that a parent's love is unconditional and everlasting. The lyrical text introduces young readers to a distinctively different culture, while at the same time showing that the special love that exists between parent and child transcends all boundaries of time and place. The story is beautifully complemented by graphically stunning illustrations that are filled with such exciting animals as whales, wolves, puffins, and sled dogs. This tender and reassuring book is one that both parents and children will turn to again and again.• Set in a captivating and unusual Arctic setting• Includes a carefully researched glossary provides additional information on Arctic lifeFans of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Goodnight Moon, and Guess How Much I Love You will love this book. This book is a great read for:• Toddlers and young children• Families interested in different cultures• Parents• Librarians
If You Give a Moose a Muffin
Laura Joffe Numeroff - 1991
If you give him a muffin, he'll want some jam to go with it. When he's eaten all your muffins, he'll want to go to the store to get some more muffin mix. In this hilarious sequel to If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, the young host is again run ragged by a surprise guest. Young readers will delight in the comic complications that follow when a little boy entertains a gregarious moose. Children's Choices for 1992 (IRA/CBC)
The Frog Prince, Continued
Jon Scieszka - 1991
or did they? The Princess can't stand the Prince's froggy habits—the way he hops around on the furniture, or sneaks off to the lily pond. The Prince is unhappy, too, and decides that it would be best if he were changed back to a frog. But finding a witch who will do the job is harder than he expects. They all seem to have other spells in mind...
David Wiesner - 1991
In the years that followed, he went on to receive two more Caldecotts, and Tuesday went on to sell half a million copies in the United States and to be published in a dozen foreign countries. Now, with remarkable advances in the technology of color reproduction, the original artwork for Tuesday is being reproduced anew, for an edition even more faithful to the palette and texture of David Wiesner’s watercolor paintings. The whimsical account of a Tuesday when frogs were airborne on their lily pads will continue to enchant readers of all ages.
Just Me and My Little Brother
Mercer Mayer - 1991
Whether the brothers go trick-or-treating, build a snowman, or ride bikes together, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect way to celebrate the special bond between brothers!
Faith Ringgold - 1991
Part autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles with symbolic and historical references central to African-American culture. The spectacular artwork resonates with color and texture. Children will delight in the universal dream of mastering one's world by flying over it.
Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later)
Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard - 1991
Here was “a wonderful family story,” as The Horn Book Magazine said, “set matter-of-factly in an African-American environment.” Since then, the story of Sarah and Susan’s Sunday afternoon with their great-great-aunt Flossie—and her many hats and stories—has become a favorite book for sharing and for initiating conversations about family history. For this celebratory 10th anniversary edition, Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard has written a special eight-page afterword, illustrated with family photographs, in which she tells about her own family history and the real Aunt Flossie, a truly remarkable woman.
Mick Inkpen - 1991
His rabbit, his bone and his ball are all chewed and soggy. And his smelly old blanket is disgusting. Kipper looks for somewhere more comfortable to sleep. The author also wrote "Threadbear", winner of the 1991 Children's Book Award and the 1991 Acorn Award.
Pish, Posh, Said Hieronymus Bosch
Nancy Willard - 1991
Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon and their son, Lee, depict a most unusual household filled with pickle-winged fish, flying furniture, and other bizarre delights. “From its sumptuous paintings to its gilt frames to its quixotic verse, everything about this exquisitely produced tour de force bespeaks wit and elegance.”--Publishers Weekly
Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds
Cynthia Rylant - 1991
Two award-winning artists, forever touched by their experiences growing up in this unique landscape, have teamed to create a quietly powerful and beautifully crafted portrait of life in a timeless place.
The 46 Little Men
Jan Mogensen - 1991
One day Professor P. and his friend Morrison open the brown suitcase and find two nails, a rope ladder, and a map of the Island of the Elves. It is the beginning of a strange and wonderful journey with an unexpected ending . . . and without a single word. Full-color illustrations.
Martin Waddell - 1991
In order to give Mary comfort and contentment, her father, the toy-maker, fashions three dolls that look like the children outdoors. Many years later, Mary and her granddaughter return to the toy shop and discover that her father's gifts live on!
Rosebud & Red Flannel
Ethel Pochocki - 1991
Red Flannel loves Rosebud, but she isn't interested in such a coarse fellow. One day a sudden snowstorm threatens to freeze them on the line, and they take off together on a harrowing adventure. Ethel Pochocki has created a hero and heroine of timeless appeal, and Mary Beth Owens's energetic watercolors infuse them with radiant life. What Rosebud and Red Flannel find within themselves--and in each other--will warm every heart.
Who are You, Stripy Horse?
Jim Helmore - 1991
He is befriended by Muriel (a hummingbird who flutters off the pattern on a lamp), Hermann (a daft draught excluder), and Wedgie and Woodie (penguin-shaped salt and pepper shakers), and embarks on an adventure to meet Ming, a wise and ancient Chinese vase cat.
I Heard It from a Little Bird
Arnold Shapiro - 1991
When little bird sees a single gray cloud in the sky, he tells the beaver, It looks like rain. Beaver tells rabbit there's going to be a storm . . . and on it goes until bear tells the little bird that winter is coming! Every full-color page opens so that the animals and objects pop up and come to life.
Climbing Jacob's Ladder: Heroes of the Bible in African-American Spirituals
John Langstaff - 1991
Climbing Jacob's Ladder is John Langstaff's work celebrating heroes of the bible in African-American Spirituals.An illustrated collection of black spirituals about Old Testament heroes in which "naive, lively illustrations in brilliant hues depict the Biblical figures as African-Americans might have imagined them, in their own image and likeness, in shades ranging from cafe au lait to molasses." (Patricia Dooley, University of Washington, Seattle)
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Jennifer Greenway - 1991
. . Those words conjure up the aura of timeless children's stories, the kind of tales told in our comprehensive line of Children's Classics. Accompanied with exquisite illustrations specially commissioned for this line, each book is a hardcover, elegant little treasure with a deluxe four-color bronzed jacket. At $6.95, they are an affordable answer for first-class gift giving and collecting. And to make them even more attractive to your customers, we offer a variety of assortment and display options.
Empire Stylebook of Interior Design: All 72 Plates from the "Recueil De Décorations Intérieures" with New English Text
Charles Percier - 1991
Now for the first time in an inexpensive paperback edition: the "bible" of First Empire style in interior decor, one of the most important and influential sourcebooks in the history of French design, reprinted from the rare 1812 edition, and essential reading for interior designers, architects, and architectural and social historians.
S.T. Mendelson - 1991
He preferred sitting on his stove and on his rooftop to finding his fortune. This earned him the nickname Stupid Emilien. Yet he was anything but stupid. In fact he possessed strange powers. This story is based on a Russian folk tale.
Timmy Ties Up
Jeremy Moray - 1991
By now Timmy has been towing cargo up and down the coast for 70 years. He is not as young as he once was. As Timmy approaches Howe Sound a fuel line breaks in the engine room and causes a fire. The Coast Guard manages to separate Timmy from the barge load of dynamite and Olly the Octopus helps put the fire out.Captain Jones decides that Timmy is too old to work. The Ratty Renovations company is called in to fix the fire damage and convert Timmy into a comfy retirement home for Captain Jones. Although he is deeply exhausted, Timmy is sad to be leaving his working life.When Timmy is all fixed up Captain Jones takes him to a small bay on one of the islands and a huge party is planned. "By early afternoon the guests started arriving. There were the Otters, the Whales, the Octopi and, of course, squadrons of Seagulls. Rackety Raccoon brought along his local band, and deer from the island woods came to watch, along with seals, squirrels and an old owl who perched on Timmy's funnel; even some children from a boat anchored nearby came and joined in the dancing."The Timmy the Tug series (Timmy the West Coast Tug, Timmy and the Whales and Timmy and the Otters) continue to be bestsellers around the world.
Good Friday: Matthew 21:1-27:61, Mark 11:1-15:47, Luke 19:28-23:56, John 12:12-19:42
Louise Ulmer - 1991
Parents trust these colorful books to teach their children Bible stories from Genesis through Acts in a fun, memorable way.The Arch Books series of 100 titles is conveniently divided into 8 sections that include related stories for an organized journey through the Bible.
The Dog Who Had Kittens
Polly Robertus - 1991
Baxter the Basset Hound comes to the aid of some kittens when their mother disappears one afternoon. Winner Of: Colorado Children's Book Award Young Hoosier Picture Book Award Nevada Young Readers Award Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award
Noah and the Rabbits: A Lift-the-Flap Book
Sally Kilroy - 1991
With hippopotami snoozing in a small hammock and animals in the shower, rowboat, and first-aid kit, Noah wonders if there's any room left. Kids can join the fun by lifting the flaps to find Noah's clever solution. Full color.
Lena and the Whale
Deirdre Kessler - 1991
That's how she found Rawkster, a young crow with a broken wing, and Fizzy, an orphaned baby skunk. Maybe it's Lena's 6th sense that leads her to the right place at the right time when a baby humpback whale swims too close to shore. But maybe it has more to do with Lena's favourite dream of being a girl who is also a whale.
The Night Ones
Patricia Grossman - 1991
Clarence and Honey, Porter, Amelia and Cap are night ones, workers who come on the night bus to clean and bake, welcome the guests, guide the planes, and load the boats... til dawn, when they take the morning bus home.Patricia Grossman's lyrical text and Lydia Dabcovich's richly luminous scenes evoke the night city's quiet busyness, so different from its daytime hustle and bustle... and so intriguing to children.
This Little Piggy (My First Golden Board Book)
Kate Gleeson - 1991
For over 50 years, Golden Books products have enchanted children of all ages. Whether it's a magical moment shared between parent and child or a solo journey into the world of imagination, Golden Books products nurture in children a lifetime of memories. With every turn of a page, the tradition continues.
Audrey Chevance - 1991
Illustrated in gauzy pastels and filled with ballet costumes, steps, and scenes, Tutu shows how these airy but sturdy marvels are constructed, fitted, and worn. For young ballet lovers, it may be almost as good as dancing in one. Full-color illustrations.