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Mem Fox - 2009
. . itself, of course! With an exuberant rhyming text by bestselling author Mem Fox and adorable cut-paper illustrations by Caldecott Honor recipient Steve Jenkins, this book is an irresistible celebration of the joyful connection between parent and child.
The Caterpillar and the Polliwog
Jack Kent - 1982
A proud caterpillar and a curious polliwog become unlikely friends in this delightful picture book by beloved author, illustrator, and cartoonist Jack Kent!Told with Jack Kent’s signature bright, bold, and expressive illustrations, little ones are sure to love this transformative tale about a caterpillar and a polliwog who can’t wait to grow up and turn into something else!
Don't Worry Bear
Greg E. Foley - 2008
When Caterpillar tells Bear that he is making a cocoon, Bear is worried. Will Caterpillar be safe? Will he be warm? Will he stay dry? Throughout the long winter, Caterpillar reassures him that all is fine. But the day comes when Caterpillar's cocoon is empty and Bear begins worrying all over again. Until a beautiful silk moth lands on his paw. "Don't worry, Bear," he says. "I'm right here." Incredibly touching in its simplicity, Don't Worry Bear reveals the very heart of friendship.
While The World Is Sleeping
Pamela Duncan Edwards - 2010
. . while the world is sleeping.Bestselling author and illustrator Pamela Duncan Edwards and illustrator Daniel Kirk take you on a flight across the night to see what happens in nature . . . while the world is sleeping.Spend the the night on an exploration with foxes, porcupines, raccoons, fish, mice, and more as their day begins while the rest of the world is fast asleep. Fly across the night on a snow owl as you glide over meadows, lakes, forests, and rivers with only the moon to light the way.
Betsy Franco - 2009
But a closer look reveals a world of activity—mayflies dart, beetles dive, frogs spring, skunks shuffle, and owls swoop. As a young girl watches, the circle of life unfolds. Betsy Franco’s rhythmic, cumulative text makes this a lively read-aloud, and rich, luminous paintings by Stefano Vitale capture the bold beauty of nature. Young readers will be inspired to journey into their own backyards and discover the wonder of the living, breathing world around them.
A Fall Ball for All
Jamie A. Swenson - 2018
On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball! Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as they gather for the autumn wind's harvest in preparation for the long winter.
Holly Hobbie - 2012
There may be a gem in your garden.For nearly four decades, watercolorist Holly Hobbie has drawn inspiration from the wonders of nature. During one especially hard winter, she found herself imagining the story of a determined toad's spring journey. Her vivid depiction of this endearing creature's glorious yet fragile world is a sparkling celebration of survival and renewal. From the muddy brown road outside a farmhouse to the sweet-smelling garden to the cool lily pads in the pond, readers will feel their senses rejuvenated by Holly Hobbie's gemlike, detailed paintings in this nearly wordless work.
The Honeybee & the Robber
Eric Carle - 1981
But when a robber bear comes looking for honey, all the bees must rush out to defend their home. This classic Eric Carle story is brought to life by movable pull-tabs that children can use to animate the action, as well as a beautiful pop-up butterfly. Available again for the first time in years, The Honeybee and the Robber will delight both longtime fans and first-time readers.