Each day her father went out to sea to catch fish while Merryn tended her garden. And every night he came home and sang her a lullaby about a mysterious world that lay below the wavesa world of serpents, merrows, monsters, and a sunken city made of gold. Then, one day, everything changed: her father didnt return from the sea. When Merryn dreams that hes in danger, she knows theres only one thing to do: she must dive beneath the waves and save him. --Publisher description.
In this variation on the the classic song Over in the Meadow, mother and father trucks show their youngsters how to build down at the construction site, from mama bulldozer with her little dozer one to mama steamroller with her little rollers ten.
In this picture book, a young girl and her family are forced to flee their village to escape the civil war that has engulfed Syria and make their way toward freedom in Europe--
When the young prince of Zapada is imprisoned by invaders, he needs all the help he can get to escape. As he flees dressed in his red pajamas, his captors are hot on his heels. But soon he realizes that he is not alone. The whole land of Zapada has joined forces to help him, each person dressing in red to confound and confuse his enemies. This exciting tale of adventure and escape is brought to life by the illustrator of Wall. A dramatic tale of escape and unity set against a frozen landscape.--
A boy travels across the sea in a rowboat in search of a new home, making a journey that is long and difficult--but also filled with beauty and hope--
Simple text asks the readers a series of questions about the characters on each page, and the child must decipher the visual clues to find the answer.
From the best selling author of 'Five minutes peace' comes another true to life, family comedy about a mother rabbit who decides to take her toddler bunny, Ruby, to the supermarket. Ruby wants to be helpful, but can't resist the crunch of crisps, and the roll of tins...
In this rhyming picture book, a young girl describes the magical encounters with wildlife that she and her grandfather witness while out in the red canoe.
Gerry, the very fairy princess, learns the importance of gratitude even in the face of disappointment over the course of Gratitude Day at school--
Lucy had seventeen doll babies but Smelly Baby was her favorite, so when the doll goes missing, Lucy is sad until it is returned and eventually, after taking her with her everywhere, becomes smellier than ever.
Cupcake discovers the perils of trying too hard to please everyone, including Donut, Brownie, and Muffin.
This math mystery takes place at schoolwhen a purple, sparkly cone-shaped princess hat goes missing! Margot needs her hat in time for the school play (today!), so Charlie and his dog companion, Watson, are on the casefinding evidence of sparkles and purple paint and keeping on the lookout for geometric clues that might lead to the missing hat.
The perfectly pampered world of Fuddles comes screeching to a halt when Puddles, a new puppy, joins the family, and Fuddles schemes of ways to get rid of him and return to his charmed life.
Illustrations and rhyming text follow dinosaurs as they race against each other in dragsters, then off-road vehicles, and finally stock cars.
Boys around the world are treated differently than girls just because of their gender. They are given an education and choices that girls are not, and their needs and success are often put above those of the girls and women in their families and communities. But boys are also given special burdens. They are expected to be men, to work, to fight, to be brave. Once again, amazing photographs from Plan International are paired with simple text to convey a message: that boys want to see the same choices and freedoms that they have been granted being given equally to the girls and women in their lives--
Lizzie meets an elderly man and his companion, Cecile, at the park, but Lizzie is afraid of dogs, so she relies on her new friend to help her take things one step at a time.
Fuchsia Fierce was a quiet, shy, and timid girl--until she spent a summer at Camp Confidence, and learned just how much she could accomplish when she tried.
Two best friends push off from shore for an aquatic adventure, but at every turn they have very different reactions to what is happening. The optimist sees opportunity, the pessimist sees danger. This delightful story of friendship subtly delivers a deeper message—life is what you make of it, and even when things seem darkest, don't give up, no matter what!
Annie Fetlock--born on Thursday, met the love of her life on Thursday, and when a special cat comes into her life on Thursday, she knows he has found the right home--
The Littlest Family goes wandering in the woods and just when they think they are lost, they find their way home again--
If you give a mouse a brownie, he's going to ask for some ice cream to go with it. When you give him the ice cream, he'll probably ask you for a spoon. He'll start drumming on the table. Drumming will get him so excited he ll want to start a band. . . .
A reluctant mother to four young geese, grumpy Bruce the bear loses his temper when he migrates home in the spring only to discover that mice have converted his den into a hotel.
Readers are invited to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in the natural world, even the humblest back garden! With exquisitely-detailed illustration that will appeal to children and art-lovers alike, and a wonderfully playful invented language, we soon find ourselves speaking Bug ... Du iz tak? What is that?
Niño's little sisters get in on the wrestling action--
This heartfelt illustrated picture book by show creator Rebecca Sugar tells the story of two Gems named Ruby and Sapphire as they discover love for the first time on a strange new planet called Earth. Dazzling illustrations from show artists Elle Michalka and Tiffany Ford capture Ruby and Sapphire's wonder and surprise as their story takes a course that fate never planned for them. The Answer is not only a charming love story, but also tells the origin of Garnet, leader of the Crystal Gems. Garnet's story of self-discovery will be treasured by Steven Universe fans of all ages.
Rhyming text reveals the healing powers of kisses.
It s not always easy to get kids outside, but OH SO QUIET! may just tempt the wee ones on an adventure. The nighttime forest comes alive with Daniel Dunkley's indigo lit illustrations. And Lindsey Craig's chant-like text will have children turning the pages to find out what's waiting outside the brave camper's tent. The forest is so quiet, oh so quiet in the night...UNTIL! Is it flapping bats? Squeaking mice? Or even a BEAR!? OH SO QUIET! will make for a giggly read and a favorite camping book for the whole family!--Amazon.com.
Sophia knits a special hat for her elderly neighbor and knitting teacher, Mrs. Goldman.
A photographic non-fiction picture book about the wonder of snowfall and the winter water cycle--Provided by publisher.
A counting book that leads readers through the day in the life of a construction worker building with bricks.
Cat and Yarn are the best of friends. They have so much fun playing together, the two are inseparable. Until the day Girl takes Yarn away. When Yarn Returns, he is completely changed, no longer Cat's bright and rolly friend. Cat is mad! Soon, Cat begins to miss his best friend, and he just might realize that a little change isn't so bad after all.--Amazon.com.
A picture book inspired by the true story of how the first international flight was an Englishman and a French man who rode in a balloon across the English Channel--
Bogo the fox invents a series of disastrous devices in an attempt to have the powers of other animals, but saves the animals of the forest using his own fox powers.
This book wants to be the happiest book ever, and it has lined up all its friends--including you--to help! But wait--what's up with that frowny frog?--
This little sea otter loves spending time with his mummy - learning new things, playing together, or even just holding each other. In fact, every day this little sea otter spends with his mummy is special, just because they are together.
Two turtles find a hat that looks good on both of them, but, with fairness in mind, they decide to leave it be, until night falls and one of the turtles changes its mind.
A rhyming picture book about a lazy old dog and a playful baby--
Little Frog does not want to grow up, and he gives his father all sorts of reasons why being small is best.
Two children embark on an adventure of imagination and possibility.
Big Bob likes trucks and throwing balls and being loud. Little Bob likes dolls and jingling bracelets and being quiet. No matter what they do, they do not do it the same way. Can they possibly be friends despite these differences? --
A fictionalized account about a real wolf with the scientific name OR7 (the 7th radio-collared wolf in Oregon) that traveled from eastern Oregon to northern California--the first known wolf in the Golden State in 90 years--
Paxton discovers that by saying the word alakazoomba, he can magically get whatever he pleases.