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Papa Gatto

Ruth Sanderson - 1995
    Seeking someone to care for his motherless kittens, Sir Gatto, advisor to the Prince, hires a beautiful, but lazy girl, and then her plain, but loving stepsister.

Peewee the Playful Puppy

Uncle Amon - 2015
    Little does she know the joy that Peewee will bring into her life. Follow the adventures of Peewee the Playful Puppy! What kinds of adventures will Lizzie and Peewee get into? These stories are great for quick bedtime stories and cute tales to be read aloud with friends and family! Excellent for early readers Includes fun games & activities for kids Great for reading aloud with friends and family Illustrated story book great for a quick bedtime story Funny and hilarious jokes for kids FREE book download included (see inside link) This books is especially great for traveling, waiting rooms, and reading aloud at home. Fun for Everyone in the Family! Kids and children can practice their reading skills or have a parent read the stories aloud to them. These fun stories are great for early and beginner readers. The stories are cute and easy to read and the illustrations are great for younger readers! Story List & Activities: Peewee’s New Friend Just for Fun Activity Peewee and the Squirrel Just for Fun Activity Lizzie Makes Gingerbread Cookies Peewee’s First Snow Peewee Meets Tiger Just for Fun Activity Funny Cat and Dog Jokes Games FREE Coloring Book Downloads Your child will be entertained for hours! *** FREE GIFT with your purchase! *** (see inside for link)Free children's book download included! See offer inside. Scroll up and click 'buy' and spend some quality time with your child! 100% Money Back Guaranteetags: children books, children chapter books, children story books, books children, free children kindle books, educational books for children, children joke books, picture books for children, children animal books, young childrens books, kindle books for kids, kids books, fantasy books for kids age 9 12, kid books, free kindle books for kids, books for kids ages 4-8, kids books on sale, best selling books for kids, good kids books, new books for kids, fun kids books, kindle kids books, kids picture books, bedtime stories for kindle, bedtime story, funny bedtime stories, bedtime stories for kids, animals, animal stories, animal pictures, storytelling animal, beginning readers kindergarten books for kids, stories for kids, stories for children, kids ebooks, short stories, bedtime stories, kids books, ebooks, childrens books, childrens book, kindle unlimited, kindle unlimited books for kids, kindle unlimited books for children, humor, early reader, beginning reader, kids comedy, bedtime stories, free ebooks, ebooks free, stories for kids, preschool, ages 3-5, ages 6-8, ages 9-12, preteen, beginning readers, beginner reading

The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

Beatrix Potter - 1911
    Timmy and his wife Goody attempt to save nuts for winter, but encounter obstacles.

Piggy Monk Square

Grace M Jolliffe - 2005
    Only two little girls know where he is but they’re too scared to tell. Time is running out for the policeman. Will the girls get help before it’s too late? Piggy Monk Square is a dark yet frequently very funny novel set in 1970's Liverpool. The action takes place in the volatile period before the Toxteth riots burned much of the inner city down. A BRITISH THRILLER This unusual yet very readable British thriller describes a world tainted with deep mistrust and hostility between the local people and the police force. This harsh world is viewed through the eyes of a nine-year-old girl, Rebecca. Rebecca’s world is changing. Her parents are fighting. Her teachers are cruel. She doesn’t know what to do and turns to her best friend Debbie more and more. But Debbie’s life is just as tough. With a father who is always dodging the police, and a mother who works her to the bone, Debbie is no Cinderella. The world these girls inhabit is no fairy tale, it is confusing and can be brutally violent. A TERRIFYING SECRET No wonder the girls mix reality with fantasy - it’s how they survive, especially when it comes to coping with what will soon become their terrifying secret. A secret that will infuse their childhood with fear and change their lives forever. The nightmare begins when Rebecca and Debbie are playing in the cellar of a derelict house. A policeman catches them there and warns them not to return to this dangerous old building. But they are both determined little girls with nowhere else to play, so they come back, again and again. Unfortunately for them so does the policeman. The policeman tries to chase the girls away, but he falls down a ladder and goes ‘asleep.’ The girls try to wake him but can’t. They want to get help but at the same time they know they shouldn’t have been playing in that cellar. They have learned not to trust the police and are so afraid of getting into trouble that they leave the injured policeman alone. NOWHERE TO TURN Wishful thinking makes the girls hope that he will get up and go of his own accord and that everything will be okay again. But when they return and find him still there, conscious but unable to move they find another way to help him. A way that doesn’t involve adults. But, their interpretation of ‘helping’ the dying policeman has terrible consequences for them all.

I Love You Because You're You

Liza Baker - 1999
    Cozy and sensitive watercolor illustrations from David McPhail are the perfect complement to Liza Baker's rhythmic, rhyming text. This book is sure to become a family favorite -- and an enduring classic of the genre.

Pan and the Prisoners of Bolvangar

Kay Woodward - 2006

Arthur's April Fool

Marc Brown - 1982
    Millions of fans agree: Arthur's hilarious adventures speak right to the heart of children everywhere.

The Berenstain Bears Accept No Substitutes

Stan Berenstain - 1993
    in black-and-white. Even Brother falls into the temptation oftorturing substitute teacher Grizella Brown. Then the pranks turn ugly, andBrother finds himself headed for big trouble.

Boris to the Rescue (My Monster #1)

Kaz Campbell - 2014
    It is funny and shows that the good guys win in the end. Your child will love this story. Bobby has a special friend. Don't tell anyone, but it is a monster! His name is Boris and he is red and furry with two golden horns. Boris helps Bobby when he has bad dreams. In Book 1, Boris goes to school with Bobby. He doesn't like the way Jack the Bully treats his friend Bobby. Jack doesn't know that Boris is setting him up for embarrassment. Book 2...Felix - the Naughty Monster! is out now.

The Secret Birthday Message

Eric Carle - 1972
    A message in code starts Tim off on an exciting treasure hunt through a dark cave, an underground tunnel, and other strange places until at the end he finds a happy surprise.

Brain Quest Kindergarten Workbook [With Stickers]

Lisa Trumbauer - 2008
    The workbook 's lively layout and easy-to-follow explanations make learning fun, interactive, and concrete. Plus it 's written to help parents follow and explain key concepts. Includes ABCs, 123s, mazes, paint by letters, sorting games, phonics, shapes and colors, money, telling time, and much, much more.

Max and Ruby's Midas: Another Greek Myth

Rosemary Wells - 1995
    To cure Max's sweet tooth, Ruby reads him the story of King Midas. Her version tells of Little Prince Midas, who learns how to vaporize the nutritious meals that his loving family prepares for him. Just don't get in the way of his laser-beam eyes! Watercolor illustrations.

The Trial of Cardigan Jones

Tim Egan - 2004
    When Mrs. Brown’s fresh apple pie goes missing, witnesses come forward to place Cardigan at the scene of the crime. Finding himself on trial, Cardigan insists to judge and jury that he didn’t take the pie — he just wanted to smell it. No one believes him. But despite his assurances, he can’t explain what happened to the pie, either . . . or can he?

I'll Never Let You Go

Smriti Prasadam-Halls - 2015
    . .When you're excited, the world joins with you,You bounce all about--look, I'm bouncing, too!In bad times . . . When you are sad and troubled with fears,I hold you close and dry all your tears.And all the times in between.When you are high and when you are low, I'll be holding your hand . . . and I'll never let go.Share this beautiful celebration of unconditional love with someone special in your life.

Dear Mili

Wilhelm Grimm - 1816
    A Grimm fairy tale, gloriously illustrated by Maurice Sendak, about a little girl who is sent to the forest by her mother to escape a war.