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How to Catch an Elf
Adam Wallace - 2016
You've been waiting all year long, and now it's finally Christmas Eve! Is this the year you'll finally catch an elf? Start a new Christmas tradition with this hilarious children's book from the creators of the New York Times best-seller How to Catch a Leprechaun!"It's Christmas Eve! Hip hip, hooray!Yes, Santa's coming 'round.He's bringing toys to girls and boysin every house in town.""Some kids have tried to catch him, but Santa's fast, you see!So they've set their eyes on a smaller prize, and now they're after me!"
Karen Roosa - 2001
Buoyant verse just right for reading aloud and bright, playful illustrations capture the singular feeling of a hazy, lazy day by the ocean, complete with a ball game with new friends, water-skiers and sailboats, and a picnic lunch of fried chicken and deviled eggs. This book is a captivating introduction to the beach for young children and an irresistible gift for beach lovers of any age.
Barry Gott - 2021
Even if camp is on the moon. Sure enough, he gets lost during the nature hike, his air canoe springs a leak, there's scary noises at night, and he's pretty sure he's allergic to moon dust. The worst part? He misses home.But then Sam arrives and maybe Moon Camp isn't so bad after all?
Hush, Little Bunny
David Ezra Stein - 2019
Fans of Kevin Henkes and Beatrix Potter will adore this gorgeous book.Come, little bunny, don’t be shy . . . “Hush Little Baby” is a lullaby that parents have sung to their children for generations. Now Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein has reimagined the classic featuring an irresistible papa bunny and his little one.This new classic is the perfect gift for Easter, baby showers, Father's Day, and all year long.
Just Say Boo!
Susan Hood - 2012
From rattling bones to ghostly footsteps, Susan captures all the best scares of the season—and teaches just the right way to dispel fears in favor of fun. Jed Henry's lustrous watercolors add the perfect crisp chill to this fall-weather story.For if a skeleton groans as she rattles her bones, what do you say?
Tim McCanna - 2017
As the rain begins, a little fox seeks shelter. But then it builds and builds into to a torrential storm. Wash! Wham! Lash! Whirl! Bash! Swirl! Hiss! Slap! Slam! Both a visual feast and a joy to read aloud, this stunning picture book showcases the power and beauty of nature.
The Star-Spangled Banner
Peter Spier - 1973
Among the highlights: a brief history of the anthem, a reproduction of Francis Scott Key's original manuscript, music for guitar and piano chords and many photographs.A Child Study Children's Book Committee: Children's Book of the Year, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.
The Library Book
Gabby Dawnay - 2021
But thanks to his friend’s stubborn efforts to show him the magic and excitement of reading, Jack finally goes to the library and finds a book he can’t put down.Featuring simple, rhyming text by Gabby Dawnay and dynamic pen- and-ink drawings by illustrator Ian Morris, this story is an ode to the joys of reading and a love letter to books and libraries.
Llama Llama Loose Tooth Drama
Anna Dewdney - 2020
Who is this tooth fairy everyone talks about? Mama Llama reassures him; the tooth will come out when it's good and ready. But no one is ready for what happens next...Suddenly, the tooth is GONE! Where did it go? And will the tooth fairy come at all, now?Anna Dewdney's fun-to-read rhyme is full of humor and comfort, and of course, a very happy ending.
Outside My Window
Linda Ashman - 2018
One child looks out over a boulevard lined with palm trees, another sees a train whistling past snow-capped mountains, and another waves to her father as he tends to their garden. But while their lives may seem different, there’s something important that they all share. This beautiful book will spark readers’ curiosity and imagination with its celebration of global diversity.
The 12 Days of Christmas
Greg Pizzoli - 2017
Two turtle doves? THREE French hens?! And just what are they supposed to do with ten lords a-leaping? Kids will love each silly spread in this raucous take on the classic carol that is perfect for reading aloud around the fireplace.
A Dark, Dark Cave
Eric Hoffman - 2016
Strange creatures skitter along the walls while bats brush past. A wild howl makes the cave feel just a teensy bit darker. But readers are in for a delightful surprise when a beam of light reveals a softer side of the cave.Told in spare rhyming text alongside stunning illustrations, A Dark, Dark Cave will ignite a young reader's imagination and inspire creative play. This just-spooky-enough story is sure to become a read-aloud favorite.