When a mouse is swallowed by a wolf, he learns that a duck devoured earlier has set up a table to enjoy the food the gluttonous predator eats.
Pingüino aclara un misterio que le lleva a vivir la mayor aventura de su vida.~When Penguin finds a mitten on the ice, he wonders where its mate is. After all, everyone is happiest with a partner. Thus begins his endearing adventure in search of love.
A father and daughter explore their neighborhood, talking and asking questions as they go.
2,000 years ago in China, a curious boy named Cao Chong solves the problem of how to weigh an elephant when the prime minister's most trusted and knowledgeable advisors are stumped. Includes activities.
This picture book explores the intergenerational impact of Canada's residential school system that separated Indigenous children from their families. The story recognizes the pain of those whose culture and language were taken from them, how that pain is passed down and shared through generations, and how healing can also be shared. Stolen Words captures the beautiful, healing relationship between a little girl and her grandfather. When she asks him how to say something in his language - Cree - her grandpa admits that his words were stolen from him when he was a boy. The little girl then sets out to help her grandfather regain his language.--Publisher's description.
Two groups of people live separated by a barbed wire fence. One group has plenty of water and the other plenty of bread, but they have difficulty sharing their resources with each other. What happens when a third group arrives that has neither?--Provided by publisher.
Bienvenidos a Grimloch Lane, donde algo MÁGICO está a punto de cambiarlo todo... y a todos.~William awakes one morning to discover the tree outside his window has been transformed into an owl. Soon, each new morning brings more sculpted masterpieces. The elusive night gardener ends up changing not just the appearance of the trees; the lives of William and the town folk will never be the same.
Compares the sleeping habits of animals with those of human babies.
Singer, dancer, actress, and costume designer Carmen puts on a show every night for her exhausted parents, who would like Carmen to share the stage with her biggest fan, her little brother Eduardo.
A child starts to get carried away with worry and rushing thoughts before taking a breath, steadying, observing thoughts, feeling kindness, feeling thankful, and experiencing the world.~When the world feels chaotic, find peace within through an accessible mindfulness practice from the bestselling picture-book dream team that brought us I Am Yoga. Express emotions through direct speech. Find empathy through imagination. Connect with the earth. Wonder at the beauty of the natural world. Breathe, taste, smell, touch, and be present. Perfect for the classroom or for bedtime, Susan Verde's gentle, concrete narration and Peter H. Reynolds's expressive watercolor illustrations bring the tenets of mindfulness to a kid-friendly level. Featuring an author's note about the importance of mindfulness and a guided meditation for children, I Am Peace will help readers of all ages feel grounded and restored.
This jacketed picture book pairs Newbery Winner Matt de la Pena and Pixar artist Ana Ramirez with the highly anticipated Pixar Studios film, Coco. Featuring a beautiful original story based on the characters of the film, as well as vibrant stylized artwork.
Mizz Lizzie is the busiest bee in town, and she is determined to win the school spelling contest--but after studying all night she falls asleep during the contest, and when she finally wakes up she realizes that she has to learn to stop and smell the flowers.
A young girl and her cat are best friends, most of the time.
Bedtime rhymes for nursery rhyme and fairy tale characters.
A new version of the traditional American song, with an unexpected twist at the end.
An exploration of building forts throughout all four seasons--
After two boys drawing their own lines realize they can connect them, a misstep creates a rift between them.
Colorful pop-ups, lift-the-flaps, and cutouts introduce colors, numbers, shapes, and opposites of all kinds, from night and day to large and small, long and short, above and below, open and closed, together and alone, and many more in a book that's as fun and educational as it is beautiful--~As different as night and day, goes the old saying, and this elegant book takes readers through a series of opposites of all kinds, from large to small (and tiny), long and short, front and behind, above, below, open, closed, together and alone. Colorful pop-ups, lift-the-flaps, and cut-outs create an interactive reading experience that is both lively and instructive. This beautiful book will be a treasure on any child's bookshelf--
The spirit of Music details her role in a Mexican town and describes how she discovered Miguel, a budding musician in a family that hates music, and helped him begin to realize his part in the great harmony that surrounds the town.
When a teddy bear invites his stuffed animal friends to a party at his house while the humans are away, they have a wild time and the police arrive on the scene.
The Berenstain Bears are always checking out books about outer space, medieval knights, cute animals, and more at the library. But then one day, the family finds out the library may be shutting down forever. The cubs know they have to do something! But how can they save their precious library before it's too late?
Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.
This clever take on the picky-eater is full of wry humor and silly puns as the anteater takes us through the food he LOVES to eat, all while repeating the refrain, but I don t eat ants. That is until dinnertime when his mom presents him with with a fiery surprise.
Not satsified with his green frosting and little hat, a cookie shaped like a dinosaur demands to be redecorated.
When Blanca and Leo's mother takes a day off to spend time with them, she decides to take them on a subway trip so they can go for a boat ride at the park, although they are not happy about it, and she does not know how to handle oars.~Hoy no hay cole, así que Leo y Blanca quieren pasar un día divertido con sus amigos .... Per Mamá toiene otros planes y se ha empeñado en organizar ¡una fantástica aventura! Bueno, a veces las madres no son muy buenas organizando planes pero ... ¿a que son geniales?
Annabelle and I were inseparable. We were best friends and we did everything together. That is, until the horrible, terrible day when the new girl arrived. Now she is Annabelle's best friend, and I'm the odd one out.--Publisher note.
It starts with one little goat. It ends with one little goat. But what happens in between is a whirlwind of nonsense and fun.
When Aunt Fanny becomes too ill to look after herself, Mama Bunny decides to move her in with her family. This means big changes at the Bunny house, of course, but it also means fun and discovery for the three young bunnies as they get to learn all about their funny aunt. She shows them that there is always comfort and consolation in the twinkling stars overhead. This touching, gentle picture book helps children navigate the difficult issues of dealing with the death of a loved one. It shares in simple terms the truth that death affects us all, and that life goes on as surely as there are stars twinkling in the sky.
In the third book in the Kuma-Kuma Chan series, Kuma-Kuma Chan flies off to a South Sea isle where he lies in the sun and drifts into a lazy snooze. He climbs to the summit of a mountain and views the sunrise while drinking a cup of coffee. He even travels back to before he was born to find out what kind of animal he was in a previous life. Instead of physically setting out for one place or another, Kuma-Kuma Chan travels freely all over the world - inside his head.--Publisher.
Told from the perspective of both the girl, Nia, and her pet turtle, Alfie, and describes what happens when he disappears on the eve of her seventh birthday to find her a special present.
The pastor describes how perfect, endless, and large God's love is, showing how it is wider than the sky, deeper than the ocean, and higher than the Moon and stars.
A pigeon private eye captures a birdnapper with help from his feathered friends.
Curly's bad mood travels from person to person, unexpectedly leaving opportunities for forgiveness, laughter, and love in its wake.
A little girl conjures increasingly destructive animals using Chinese martial arts poses.--
Exiled from their homeland, a young girl and her entire family are unhappy about the monochrome sweaters all children wear until Mom decides to make a change. Includes facts about Portugal's history and government, about Amnesty International, and the text of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Best friends Annie, Lillemor, and Lilianne team up to sing in the school talent show and run into conflict when they disagree on what to wear and what to sing for the event, with Annie wanting to make all the decisions.
Follows a singing girl's fruitless search for a friend in her world, until one night when her song is finally heard by someone who understands.
A little rabbit greets each day and says good night to the familiar things outside.
After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.
A lot of babies' first words were DADA. However, everything after that was MAMA. So take a lighthearted look at the world from your baby's point of view as different animals try to teach their children that there are other words in addition to MAMA for familiar objects and activities.
A stray dog secretly adopted by the men of a U.S. Coast Guard base in San Francisco Bay proves to be a hero.
After a long day of clearing dirt, rocks, and trees, a bulldozer is tired and ready for bed. He lifts up his blade, his spotlights flash on, he rolls through the gate, and lets out a yawn. He heads to the Wiggle and Shake for a bath, then to the Sip and Slurp for some supper, then chooses a bedtime story . . . and soon the bulldozer will be dreaming sweet dreams of finishing his important work!
Charlie loves the bright red purse that his grandmother let him have. One day, he decides to take it to school. First his father, then his friends, and even the crossing guard question him about his strange choice. After all, boys don't carry purses. They point out that they, too, have things they like, but that doesn't mean they go out in public wearing them. But Charlie isn't deterred. Before long, his unselfconscious determination to carry a purse starts to affect those around him. His father puts on his favorite, though unconventional, Hawaiian shirt to go to work; his friend Charlotte paints her face, and the crossing guard wears a pair of sparkly shoes. Thanks to Charlie, everyone around him realizes that it isn't always necessary to conform to societal norms. It's more important to be true to yourself. With its humorous, energetic illustrations, this book is ideal as a read-aloud or as a story for emerging readers. It can also be used as a starting point for a discussion about gender roles.--
Mouse and Chipmunk covet the same nut--
Dream Variation, one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares...An African-American boy faces the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice, but he dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun--
A stranded wolf cub is rescued and raised by a loving polar bear, and years later when he is grown into a wolf and on his own, he comes upon a lost polar bear cub, and the cycle begins again.
Searching for their missing grandmother, two Korean children follow tracks into a fantastic world filled with beings from folklore who speak in Korean. Includes translations and information about the folkloric characters.
Using the lyrics to Tom Chapin and Michael Mark's The Library Song, this picture book celebrates the magic of reading and of libraries.
A little kitten wants to play with someone, but finds that all the members of his family are too busy.
Every kid faces unique challenges, fears and pressures. Every kid can be brave. This book encourages kids to be brave in all the ways they can: trying new things, speaking their mind, confronting bullies, and more.
Worried that his reptilian ferocity will scare his friends, Fossil the crocodile prefers peace and quiet and being alone, but his friends insist that Fossil play with them anyway.
When a clumsy armadillo named Lola knocks over a glass pitcher, she sets off a silly chain of events, encountering chaos wherever she goes.
What do you do when you meet a ghost? One: Provide the ghost with some of its favorite snacks, like mud tarts and earwax truffles. Two: Tell your ghost bedtime stories (ghosts love to be read to). Three: Make sure no one mistakes your ghost for whipped cream or a marshmallow when you aren't looking! If you follow these few simple steps and the rest of the essential tips in How to Make Friends with a Ghost, you'll see how a ghost friend will lovingly grow up and grow old with you.
Everyone has the power to make a work of art come to life. Pompon may be a statue of a white bear in a museum, but he has dreams like anyone else does. He yearns to break free and roam the world. Then one day a small boy comes to visit him, and the power of his gaze, his wonder, his love is enough to start a wondrous transformation. Could it be that Pompon just needs a young art lover's appreciation to journey all over the world? Inspired by the famous sculpture by François Pompon in the Louvre, this is a poetic, touchingly illustrated story that shows the power of imagination to bring art to life. --Cover
When a polar bear arrives unexpectedly in the woods, the animals fear and avoid him, suspecting him to be dangerous - and his habit of collecting leaves only adds to their distrust. Then one day, they watch as he attempts to fly over the water with wings made of colorful leaves... just trying to go home. Maybe he needs some help?
A startled little flea triggers a domino effect of surprised jumps in a grasshopper, a bunny, a dog and other animals in a circular story poem that combines engaging action words with mixed-media collage art.
A child explores where breath might go after it is lost, whether under someone else's breath, among a nursery's baby's breath, or in a breath of fresh air. Includes facts about idioms and the Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase.
Nadia L. Hohn's prose, written in a blend of standard English and Caribbean patois, tells a warm story about the importance of family, especially when adjusting to a new home. Readers of the first Malaika book will want to find out what happens when she moves to Canada, and will enjoy seeing Malaika and her family once again depicted through Irene Luxbacher's colorful collage illustrations.--Provided by Publisher.
Sebi loves the color and music of Carnival, but most of all she loves to dance--cha cha, merengue, samba--although her mother says she is too young for formal lessons, so a bird takes her and her friend Keeke to a magical land of dancing.
Oliver has always dreamed about where he will fit. Will he be in the mane of a unicorn? The tentacle of a pirate squid? The helmet of an astronaut? When he finally goes in search of his perfect place, he finds that trying to fit in is a lot harder than he thought. But as with any puzzle, a little trial and error leads to a solution, and Oliver figures out exactly where he belongs.
A cozy winter bedtime story, featuring a boy and animal characters, that touches on the concept of hibernation--