Bear loves his forest home, but sometimes he gets lonely. It's hard being the biggest animal around. As the days grow shorter and autumn turns to winter, Bear springs into action and comes up with a festive plan to make friends with all the other forest creatures.--Publisher.
Presents picture-based instructions for building a variety of flying machines using a classic LEGO set.
Eight-year-old Archie Morningstar, his father, and the talking cat Pockets travel to Akbar's Floating Rest Stop, where Pockets is going to receive an award for bravery. But when all the tuna fish (Pockets's favorite food) goes missing, they must discover who is behind the nefarious plot--
Describes the life and times of the man made famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language.
Around the world, water appears in many forms: a snowflake, an oasis, the stream from a faucet, monsoon rain. In Water's Children, twelve young people describe what water means to them. The descriptions are as varied as the landscapes the speakers inhabit, but each of them also expresses, in their own language, a universal truth: Water is life.--Amazon.
This book, constructed on one continuous folded page, explores the layers of the Earth from human-made structures like sewers, subways and archeological finds, down through various formations of rock, to the Earth's core and back up again.
When the forest animals find a gold leaf, they fight about who gets to have it.
Could the Mark Twain books hidden through Book Scavenger contain clues about the string of recent arson fires plaguing the city? And will Emily and James uncover the mystery before the arsonist comes after them?--
A shy boy's life is sent spiraling into adventure after a fateful day when he discovers a pig in a small hat and returns it to its home at the mysterious Explorers Club.
There has been a break in at the Science Museum, and the chief suspect is Remington Raccoon, commonly known as Remy Sneakers, so with the help of Stix the mouse, and other city critters, Remy sets out to discover the truth--and the Critter Crew finds themselves up against a criminal mastermind and his army of robo-rodents.
Big bear has a pail of berries that his friends would like him to share. He doesn't pay attention well, so each time the tree tells him to share he does something different.
The Bad Guys are about to have a very bad day! Mr. Wolf and his bad buddies have messed with the wrong guinea pig--one who is secretly an evil mad scientist. And, the nasty little furball wants revenge! Will they survive? Will they be heroes? And will they ever stop trying to eat each other? It's time for the Bad Guys to spring into action!
Gabby runs in the school election with the hope that she can stop the tradition of older students pranking the sixth graders, but she'll have to beat the confident and popular Aaliyah in order to win.
A starfish named Little Hoshi struggles to find happiness in her underwater ocean world and wishes she could be a star in the sky, but with the help of her ocean friends, she discovers the shine within--
After accidentally ruining his friend's soccer game, Curious George enrolls in a soccer camp where he learns about the rules of the game and makes some mischief for the team.
Did you know that comets are sometimes called hairy stars? Or that if you saw a sunset on the moon, the sun would look white because the moon doesn't have an atmosphere? You'll learn this and much more as you become an expert on the objects in the sky--Publisher.
A young circus performer has a habit of losing things but she is determined to keep her very loose tooth.
When the biggest party of the year is organized to celebrate the king's birthday, Macy becomes discouraged by royal duties that prevent her from participating in a competition between the Nexo Knights and the Tighty Knighties.
When Paddington and Mr. Gruber decide to take a day off, they share a day of exploration and discovery in the city with Jonathan and Judy.
Duke and his construction crew of worker dogs race to build and repair a highway from the city to the beach.
A retelling of the traditional Russian folk tale in which a little mouse makes a perfect home in the woods. One by one other animals are welcomed to share the home until the little house is full. All the animals live happily together until the day a bear wants to squeeze in too.
Meet Shorty & Clem! Shorty is a really short dinosaur. A shortysaurus, to be exact. Clem is a blue quail. A quail is some kind of bird. While Clem is out, a package arrives at the door with his name on it. Shorty gets super excited and finds the box irresistible. What's inside? A race car&trampoline&bongos&monkeys? He REALLY wants to open it but, he knows that it's Clem's. Should he open the box? Of course not! Instead, he jumps on it like a trampolineTHUMP!and bangs on it like a drumBOOM BADA BOOM!until he finally opens it. That's when Clem comes home. Shorty is sure he's done something terrible, but Clem proves to him that best friends are the best surprises of all.
While admiring the view of the city from his friend Edith's apartment, Stick Cat notices that Hazel, the bagel maker, is in danger across the alley, and he devises a plan to rescue her.
Struggling with dynamic emotions and a desire to be perfect, Penelope Kingston resolves to find a best friend and discovers the importance of relaxing and not trying too hard when the task proves to be more difficult than anticipated.
Adoptive parents promise to fill their new baby girl's life with love, security, and adventure.
Holly the hippo is fearful about going to the pool with her father and sister, but when Dottie's toy pig sinks to the bottom, Holly comes to the rescue.
George wants to build a sand castle that would turn any monster green, but when he meets the strangest creature he has ever seen, the night takes an unexpected turn.
A seamonkey who is afraid of sinking and a pufferfish afraid of floating to the surface conquer their fears by sticking together.
Discovering that the life in the spotlight she always desired is harder than anticipated, Lena struggles to enjoy everyday activities with her younger sisters and trusts in faith and family to see her through.
Ugly cat and Pablo couldn't be more different, but when these two mejor amigos come together, there are loads of laughs, slithery misunderstandings, and tasty treats.
A cow who wants to be a ballerina? Are you for real? This is a hilarious, one-of-a-kind friendship story between an adventurous cow and a very loyal duck that will have you quacking up all the way through and applauding for more.
Shawn loves sharks with all his heart, so when his nemisis, Stacy, is assigned sharks for the big class project, Shawn is not happy--
In the enchanted town of Aurora, Annie, one of the last of a magical line of humans who can control time, and her mystical creature friends must save Annie's beloved new guardian, Miss Cornelia, from the wicked Raiff.
Say hello to your new cat. You can tickle his chin and hear him purr. But wait - was that a raindrop? Don't let him get wet! -- Page 4 of cover.
Say hello to your new dog. You can rub his belly and teach him to play fetch. Uh-oh! Where's he been? What a muddy mess! -- Page  of cover.
When war forces people to flee their homes, young refugee Peter carries a cherished family possession throughout a difficult period of survival before reflecting on its importance years later.
Cherishing everything about being identical twins, Arlene and Ilene are astonished when they discover that they do not share everything in like manner, from ice cream preferences to favorite nail polish colors.
In August 1939 Genevieve makes an impulsive decision not to get on train to take her to boat back New York and must spend the duration of World War II with her grandmother in a small village in Alsace, France, where she becomes involved with the French resistance--
In this nonfiction picture book an enthusiastic bee-loving narrator tries to convince a bee-phobic friend that our fuzzy, flying neighbors are our friends--we should all give bees a chance!--
It's Sergio's job to take care of Bis Bis, the ancestor spirit who lives upstairs. Unfortunately, it's hard to satisfy all the ghost's demands and still keep Sergio's mother happy--Provided by publisher.
Young bunny rises early and is eager to start the day, but will Daddy ever wake up?--
While on a walk through the forest, Daddy Bear and Little Bear decide it would be nice to give hugs to all the other animals they meet.
A rhyming celebration of the love between a father and son--
The wonder of being a dad is on display in this touching tribute to fathers. After all, the connection between a father and child yields a lifetime of learning and love. In You and Me, Me and You, that special bond is honored through poignant, tenderly rendered illustrated vignettes: a father and son walk together, discuss life amid a city's bustle, play, and, perhaps most profoundly, grow, side by side. Bright pops of Pantone yellow infuse each spread with joy, and a cloth spine adds an irresistible specialness. At once a treasured Father's Day gift and a year-round I love you, parents and children will delight in this celebration of a supremely meaningful relationship.--
Encourages readers to learn about world history from the Stone Age to the pirates of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries by searching for anachronisms in each historical scene.
Presents easy-to-make recipes for children with food allergies, including breakfasts, desserts, and snacks.
Take a tour of Bear Country with the Berenstain Bears as they show Cousin Tex around all the wonderful sights in this bargain-priced paperback storybook. They visit everything from Bear Town, museums, caves, and even Bear Country's most prized highlightthe Old Honey Tree!--
Gazing at the river outside her window, a child imagines all the places the river could take her from the city all the way to the ocean, and dreams of all that she would see.
Twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper race to become more popular on social media sites in order to win a high-stakes bet--
A crazy storm is coming and the Lumberjanes have to help their counselor Seafarin' Karen get her boat back from some renegade selkies.
Nate counts on his friends Teddy, Francis, and Chad to cheer him up when things don't go his way, including when his soccer team loses to a team with a sixty-game winless streak and his crush suddenly moves across the country.
Sing along with Pete the Cat in his groovy adaptation of the classic children's song Five Little Ducks.--Page 4 of cover.
Different types of fruits going to the pool look at some of the different types of suits a fruit can wear.
This bedtime book envisions the bedtime rituals of different animals.
Lonely Platypus tries looking for animals to play with, but he cannot find where he belongs until he happens upon the seashore.
Children have different reactions to the same object due to their circumstances--
A mother and child plant flower bulbs in the fall, wait through the winter, and see them bloom in the spring.
While Donkey tries to convince Farmer that all the other animals have left the farm, chickens, goats, and even a cow are enjoying rides and contests at a fair.
Hazel and Wally want to be big and tall so they start rolling, picking up mud and goo that makes them seem bigger but leads to a series of problems they can avoid only if they keep rolling.
In this wordless graphic novel, Andrew sets out on a game of hide-and-seek with a friendly forest monster. Andrew is so focused--and the monster is so tricky--that Andrew cannot find it even when it is hiding in plain sight--
Animals, birds, and even flowers of blue hues color their landscapes, from the Arctic to the jungle, as they enjoy a moment of peace in the hour between day and night.
Unable to convince his mother that his torn, stained, and smelly sneakers are irreplaceable, a young boy realizes that new sneakers have advantages, too.
Peeper, a chick who has injured his wing, and Zeep, an alien who has crashed his spaceship, hope Frog, an inventor can help them return to their homes--
Harper lives in the City of Clouds with her Great Aunt Sassy and her beloved cat Midnight. When Midnight goes missing, together with all the cats of the neighborhood, Harper realizes that only her magical scarlet umbrella can help her find him...
Sometimes school can be scary and even embarrassing, but not today. Today is Birdie's birthday, and everything will be perfect! Birdie's panda-riffic cupcakes are beautiful, and there's one for everyone. She will be the star of the class. But then . . . disaster! A trip and fall on the way to school means no more cupcakes! Who can save the day? Who can make the class smile again? This is a job for Birdie's alter ego . . . the Amazing Crafty Cat! After a quick transformation, Birdie is ready. She's not afraid of sticky paws or paper cuts. She's not afraid of anything, even Anya, the class bully. It's time to get crafting! Includes fun and simple instructions for do-it-yourself crafting activities--Provided by publisher.
My name is Calvin Sinclair, I'm eleven years old and I have a confession...I killed my brother. It's the summer before grade 6 and Calvin Sinclair is bored to tears. He's recently moved from a big city to a small town and there's nothing to do. It's hot, he has no friends and the only kid around is his six-year-old brother Sammy who can barely throw a basketball as high as the hoop. So Cal occupies his time by getting his brother to do almost anything: from chasing wasps to tromping through rose bushes. And Sammy is all too eager-- as long as it means getting a Level and moving one step closer to his brothe''s Eagle status. But when Cal meets Aleta Alvarado, a new girl who shares his love for Goosebumps books and adventure, Sammy is pushed aside. Cal feels guilty but not guilty enough to change. At least not until things at home start falling apart and he's left wondering whether Sammy will ever complete his own journey...From Ant, To Eagle.--
After starting an all-girl rock band with her middle-school friends, thirteen-year-old Tig Ripley struggles to maintain control as leader amid band member crises and boy trouble--
Follow three kids as they take an imaginative tour of Asian art through examples found in the Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. As the kids wander from exhibit to exhibit, they picture themselves in another time and place as they explore textiles, ceramics, statues, armor, and more. Along the way, they learn a little bit about the cultures, beliefs, and daily life that resulted in these wonderful works of art.
A little girl loves drawing maps -- of her buried treasure, the breakfast table, the route to school, and more -- taking the reader on a journey through her day; a story told in maps. This book inspires readers to create their own maps and diagrams, gaining practice in making drawings with meaningful spatial relationships. Includes note to parents and mapping activities--
Kung Fu Robot is an international machine of mystery and the savior of all things awesome and cool. He's the world record holder for ice cream sandwiches eaten in one sitting, the reigning champion of continuous nunchucking, and once won a bronze medal for the simultaneous stomach rubbing and head patting. Together with his 9-year old sidekick, Marvin, he faces his arch-nemesis, Kung Pow Chicken: a robotically-enhanced, foul fowl bent on destroying the city's peanut butter and jelly supply. Kung Fu Robot and Marvin must save the day ... and their lunches!
Barbara Gordon grew up idolizing Batman, the masked vigilante who protected her home of Gotham City. As she got older, she realized that one person wasn't enough to protect all the people of Gotham from the city's widespread crime-and she was ready to step up and help. Readers will find out how Barbara became Batgirl, how she uses technology to fight crime, and what super-villains she has encountered.
Musnet must deal with his adoptive family's possible eviction, the illness of his old teacher, and the challenge of a new commission all at the same time.
A baby frog scares the other animals.
A shy girl teaches a wild boy everything about modern living so he can impress Gam Gam at a family dinner--
It's an identity crisis for the Guardians of the Galaxy: Someone has stolen pieces of Groot and grown doubles of the leafy hero! More Groots, more fun, right? Wrong--with each new Groot, the homegrown original weakens. Now the Guardians must hunt down his missing pieces before his memories--and his life--fade away forever. The search takes them to the heart of the warlike Kree Empire, where they find the thief: a kid named Kiya, whose secret may change Gamora's life forever. --
Meet Chub. He's a lot like you ... if you're a short, (accidentally) bald kid who spends your life plotting to take down your middle-school nemesis. Chub knows he'll never be one of the cool kids--and he doesn't care. All he wants is to show everyone that class hero Archer 'The Arch' Norris isn't the great guy everyone thinks he is. Armed with embarrassing photos, a pair of the Arch's dirty underwear, and a talent for mischief that would make any supervillain proud, Chub sets out to bring down the Arch's empire of lies in a winner-takes-all final showdown. The one thing that's not part of the plan? Becoming the most unlikely hero that Alanmoore Middle School's ever seen--Page 4 of cover.
One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground. Everyone agreed to obey his rules to play in King Jonah's kingdom . . . Everyone except for Lennox . . . because she wanted to rule the playground, too. A gloriously rendered, hilariously deadpan tale of playground politics.
Sam Miracle never thought that his future could lie in the past. But after leaping through centuries at the side of a mystical time walker, Sam and his best friend, Glory, know that the next morning's sun could belong to yesterday as easily as tomorrow. But no day is safe. Since the Vulture escaped, Sam and Glory's greatest nemesis has left no time nor place unmarked by his path of destruction. At least Sam and Glory have Peter, the youngest version of their mentor, Father Tiempo, to help repair the sands of time... until they don't. Determined to save their friend from the Vulture's clutches, Sam and Glory put their trust in Ghost, a creature from before time itself. But now, the sidekick must fill the legend's shoes, the hero must play backup, and the powers they have yet to discover might just hold the key to protecting every last second for eons to come. --
Derek is juggling finals and a baseball tournament during the last few weeks of school, but when his friend Dave starts ignoring him, Derek's perfect summer starts to look less fun--
Eleven-year-old Jeremy Wilderson teams up with his rival crime fighter to stop the stealing spree that's wreaking havoc on Scottsville Middle School--
Since Ellie the elephant saved her home with her wonderful paintings, the zoo is back in business and the animals are more energetic than ever. All except for Lucy the giraffe, who hasn't been able to sleep with all the noise. Determined to help her friend, Ellie tries to tone down the ruckus and organize the animals into an orchestra--
Provides step-by-step instructions for creating objects out of such cardboard materials as boxes and tubes, including a zebra mask, a theater, a penguin family, and a pirate ship.
As an artist creatively incorporates her slipups into a drawing, readers see the ways in which 'mistakes' can provide inspiration and opportunity, and reveal that both the art and artist are works-in-progress--
Steve is a fine horse, begins Kelly Collier s clever picture book. But he thinks he could be finer. He wants to be EXCEPTIONAL. When Steve finds a beautiful gold horn lying on the ground in the forest, he realizes he has found his path to the exceptional! He immediately ties the horn to the top of his head and prances off to show his friends. Not everyone is impressed, but most of his friends agree Steve and his horn are indeed exceptional. In fact, many of his friends are so inspired, they decide to tie items to the tops of their heads as well. So when Steve discovers his horn has suddenly gone missing, he s devastated and frantically searches everywhere to find it. He won t be exceptional without his horn! Or will he?--
The post office is closed, and that means it's time for Mr. Postmouse and his family to take a vacation. Of course, he'll need to bring along a few parcels -- a postmouse's rounds are never done! -- as he and Mrs. Mouse, Milo, Lulu and Pip set off on an around-the-world tour. Doing whatever it takes to reach their destinations (including traveling by hot-air balloon, cruise ship and camel!), the intrepid mouse family treks from the forest to the sea, the desert to the ice field, finding adventure, new discoveries and animal friends at every far-flung stop. And all along the way, Mr. Postmouse never misses a delivery!--
Knock knock. Who's there? It's your favorite DC super heroes sharing more than 600 puns, knock-knocks, one-liners, riddles, gags, tongue twisters, and more!
Ian Hart has always been the kid most likely to be bullied, which is why he appreciates having agressive Devon as a friend--but when one of Devon's pranks goes terribly wrong Ian finds himself the youngest student in the Juvenile Academy for Noncompliant and Underachieving Students, otherwise know as reform school, and somehow he is going to have to learn how to stand up for himself.
So much changes in the third year of life! This charming read-aloud-the final in the You Are series-touches on the remarkable milestones in a baby's third year, giving a whimsical and imaginative look at the many discoveries and achievements toddlers experience. From playing make-believe to their saying their ABCs to chatting up a storm, You Are Three takes the reader on a delightful journey of exploration.--
A picture-book biography of young Isaac Newton, who discovered gravity, developed calculus, and uncovered the secrets of light and color--
With national pride and valuable scientific research on the line, the CatStronauts race against the CosmoCats and others to be the first cats to Mars--
An animal fact book includes trivia on creatures from around the world, detailing their behaviors, physical characteristics, and life cycles.
Presents the life of the inventor of the piano, explaining why, how, and when he created the musical instrument.
Shao Ming is given the responsibility of bring her mother's favorite wok to her uncle's house for a feast. Along the way, she stops to watch a dragon festival dance--and soon realizes that she has lost the wok. Includes information about China and its cuisine.
Inspired by folktales about fools from around the world, brothers Mac and Mac Noodlehead exasperate Uncle Ziti, are fooled by their friend Meatball, and make a garden for their mother.
One part science, one part cultural history, and countless parts fascination, Bees celebrates the important role that these intriguing insects have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages. From Athena to Alexander the Great and from Egypt to Ethiopia, Bees explores different methods of beekeeping and uncovers the debt that humans owe this vital species. With beautifully accessible illustrations depicting everything from bee anatomy to the essentials of honey making, readers will be captivated by the endless wonders of this seemingly small speck of the animal kingdom.--