Join a brilliant, but stubborn, parrot as he endures the banality of the pet store before being purchased by an equally insufferable young man. But while things between parrot and owner get off to a rocky start, the delights of having a pet (or human) bring them both around in the end-Provided by the publisher.
Imagines the results if snowflakes tasted like different things, such as sugar plums, oatmeal, or noodle soup.
Photographs depict babies from different families engaged in a variety of activities.
Six little penguins named after flowers and plants decide to paint a beautiful picture on the ice for their mother--and end up with paint all over themselves.
While hunting with his father, Little Polar Bear drifts out to sea and ends up in a jungle where a friendly hippopotamus helps him return home.
In rhyming text, this story demonstrates that even pirates can be polite, and say please and thank you.
A mysterious soldier appears at the door, hands Gabriel a tarnished horn, and disappears. As the years go by, Gabriel's family prospers and they, in turn, help their neighbors. Could their good luck have something to do with the horn?--Amazon website.
A big bear and a small mouse discover all of the opposites between their animal friends--
A boy turns a cardboard box into a car and imagines what it would be like to take his mama for a drive all around town--
We woke up in the usual way, but it was not a usual day. Out on the lawn, plain as could be, stood an orange wishing tree. I wish! I said. I wish! said you. And so our double wishes grew. Wishes are a magical part of childhood. Whether we wish on stars or blow out candles on a cake, our dreams matter. Nancy Tillman captures the wonder of wishes as only she can, with love.
A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
The reader is invited to identify items in the illustrations that begin with each letter of the alphabet.
On the first night of winter, Little Miss Bear will not go to sleep. She simply refuses. Winter is for sleeping, Mother Bear tells her. But why, Mother? Little Miss asks. Because that's what bears do. All bears sleep, all winter long. All winter long is much too long for Little Miss Bear. She is going to miss her stars and her moon, and she is going to miss rolling on hills. Most of all, she is going to miss Mother Bear. But Mother finds a special way to assure her that they will all be there waiting for her--the stars, the moon, the hills, and especially Mother Bear--when she wakes in the spring. From author Amy Hest and artist Lauren Tobia comes a warm and emotionally resonant story that is sure to comfort little bears everywhere.
A picture book inviting readers to join the search for a missing bear.
Gary, a racing pigeon who cannot fly, winds up lost in the big city, where he finds the big adventure he has been searching for.
Drift was a plain snowman who dreamed of wearing a scarf, mittens, and stylish hat, and having a pointy orange carrot nose. When a blizzard begins to blow, Drift gives up the things he loves to help others.
After the ice they're living on breaks, three polars drift away and must find a new home.
Talented at hiding, a young girl only likes to play hide-and-seek, missing the other activities her friends enjoy, such as bouncing, roller-skating, and climbing.
A little bear is bored, and after lying on the ground for a while, he learns how to use his imagination to have fun.
Replaced by a diesel locomotive and relegated to the rail yard, Charlie the steam locomotive teams up with Engineer Bill to prove he still has zip and zowie.