Life is beautiful, ever changing, sometimes not easy, but always worth waking up in the morning to see what might happen.
At bedtime, their father tells Grace and Walter a scary story about two children in a dark forest.
A young boy gets sent to time out and his imagination soars--
A boy describes the difficulty, as well as the fun, that can come from having a younger brother who is a monkey.
Arnold, who is nervous about his first day of kindergarten, transforms himself into Super Saurus to face what turns out to be not so frightening, after all.
In 1966, the world believed it was impossible for a woman to run the Boston Marathon. Bobbi Gibb was determined to prove them wrong. She said she would do it, she wasn't a liar; she'd show them by running like the wind in the fire. -- back cover.
In this heartfelt celebration of everyday girl power, a young girl faces the ultimate challenge: school! With the heroic traits of DC Comics' Wonder Woman, like COURAGE, STRENGTH, and KINDNESS, she'll turn a demanding school day into an amazing adventure!
Evil Emperor Penguin lives in Antarctica and plots to take over the world with his two minions: a polite and thoughtful purple octopus and an abominable snowman who loves nothing more than a hug.
To learn to ride Prince, gamer Paley is forced to identify her real-life powers. But her newfound courage will be tested when ranch neighbors threaten to steal an exciting discovery--
Fergus, the pet mouse in Miss Maxwell's classroom, stows away in a backpack on a field trip to the museum. He makes a new friend, Zeke, another mouse, who shows Fergus many interesting exhibits, but now he wonders how to get back to school.
When there is a chance that the Living Brain has discoverd Peter Parker's super-hero identity, it is a race against time to silence him before a parade of super villains also learn the truth about Spider-Man.
When Aunt Min disappears, Eddie the bug leaves the classroom where his family lives to try to find her, then helps save their beloved school library from budget cuts.
Separated from his aging caregiver grandfather and placed in a foster home, Prez forges an unusual friendship with an alien who appears as a dog to everyone else and entreats Prez to help compile a list of Earth's redeeming qualities to prevent the planet from being destroyed.
Alexia is delighted when Mr. Cooper brings in Bob, a hognose snake, as class pet, but when Bob keels over, is Andrea's toy poodle or Alexia's neglect to blame?
When Frenchy gets in trouble one too many times, the Clancys decide it's time for puppy school.
Clark the Shark is ready to present his book report to the class. But at the last minute, Clark gets stage fright and clams up in front of everybody. With a little help from his teacher, Mrs. Inkydink, will Clark be able to overcome his fears?
When their mothers join forces and open a new salon together, Aly and her nemesis Suzy are forced to work side by side in a new Sparkle Spa.
In 1969, as her own family is falling apart, ten-year-old Mamie finds comfort in conducting a one-sided correspondence with the least famous astronaut heading toward the moon on Apollo 11.
Nate and his dog are invited to a birthday party where the birthday girl is bringing her four snakes, one of which goes missing.
In 1986 Malaysia, as she worries about her parents' constant fighting, ardent soccer fan Maya, age eleven, trains herself and pulls together a team at her girls' school, despite soccer being a boys' game.
When Kelly loses a little boy to monsters who live under his bed during her first babysitting job, she learns about a secret society of babysitters who fight monsters.
Who's afraid of the Big Bad Fox? No one, it seems. The fox dreams of being the terror of the barnyard. But no one is intimidated by him, least of all the hens? When he picks a fight with one, he always ends up on the losing end. Even the wolf, the most fearsome beast of the forest, can't teach him how to be a proper predator. It looks like the fox will have to spend the rest of his life eating turnips. But then the wolf comes up with the perfect scheme. If the fox steals some eggs, he could hatch the chicks himself and raise them to be a plump, juicy chicken dinner. Unfortunately, this plan falls apart when three adorable chicks hatch and call the fox Mommy -- cover flap.
Why don't dinosaurs go to school? In Danny and the Dinosaur: School Days, the dinosaur gets curious and follows his friend Danny to school! But Danny's buddy is too big to ride the school bus, and school lunch isn't quite right for a dinosaur... So, he decides to do school his own way--dino style--and it turns out to be the best class ever! --Publisher
Nine-year-old King Edwin is loved by his people, but when he runs out of money evil Emperor Nurbison sees it as a chance to sieze control of Edwinland.
Introduces Wonder Woman, an Amazon gifted with powers from the gods to fight evil and save the day.
Hoping to snag some rent-paying photos of his arachnid-like alter ego in action, Peter Parker goes looking for trouble -- and finds it in the form of a mysterious, mythical stone tablet coveted by both the Kingpin and the Maggia! Caught in the crosshairs of New York's most nefarious villains, Peter also funs afoul of his friends -- and the police! his girlfriend, Gwen Stacy, isn't too happy with him, either. And the past comes back to haunt him years later when the Maggia's assumed-dead leader resurfaces, still in pursuit of the troublesome tablet! Plus: with Aunt May at death's door, has the ol' Parker luck disappeared for good?--Back cover.
When a class pet proves to be more than a handful, the students agree they cannot keep him, but how will they convince their teacher, Mr. Stricter, who loves the strange creature?
Explores getting wet in good ways, such as stepping into a pool, and bad ways, such as sitting on a bench after rain.
Zoey the adventure-loving chicken sets up a classroom in the barn and appoints herself teacher, but her friend Sam the pig is nervous that she will not provide snack time.
When Amanda Panda's first day of kindergarten does not go according to plan, she decides to quit and join her older brother in the second grade.
Two balls of clay have a great time shaping themselves into various animals and objects until their sculptor comes back and discovers the mess they've made of her work--
The touching, magical story of a boy in a war-torn country and the stone lion that rescues him. Renato loves his home in Florence, Italy. He loves playing with his friends in the Piazza della Signoria. He loves walking home by the beautiful buildings and fountains with his father in the evenings. And he especially loves the stone lion who seems to smile at him from a pedestal in the piazza. The lion makes him feel safe. But one day his father tells him that their family must leave. Their country is at war, and they will be safer in America. Renato can only think of his lion. Who will keep him safe? With luminous watercolor paintings, Barbara DiLorenzo captures the beauty of Florence in this heartwarming and ultimately magical picture book.
Drax and Zoe are twin. They go together like peanut butter and jelly. It's the night before the twins are starting kindergarten, and they have the just-about-to-start-school jitters. After all, they will be in different classrooms! What will kindergarten be like when they're not together all day? But Dax and Zoe will learn that kindergarten is full of new surprises and adventures, and being apart for a short while isn't so bad.--pg.2 of cover.
Grace loves living in the tropical village of Cala Sands, it has a gorgeous beach and the sun always shines. She especially likes to swim with the magical sea ponies that live in the warm, clear waters around the bay. Grace wishes more than anything that she could talk to the ponies - especially the pretty pony with the sparkling eyes and rainbow tail! When Sophy and Maya arrive and tell Grace that magical creatures all over the kingdom are in terrible danger, Grace knows she has to protect the precious sea ponies. Cruel Lady Cavendish is sailing out into the ocean to catch them in a huge net, so Grace, Maya and Sophy stow away on her ship. But will their rescue plan work? And will Grace ever get her magical speaking stone and be able to speak to her favourite sea pony?
A look at bathtime around the world explores the many ways in which people bath.
It is very hot in the jungle and suddenly a nice breeze arrives. The jaguar wants to take a siesta. Just then he saw a coati and said,Could you do me a big favor? Could you wake me up in exactly 10 minutes? The coati wanted a siesta too, and asked the cockatiel to wake him up in exactly 10 minutes ... -- Amazon.com.
Five animal toys wait for marvelous things to happen.~Un cuento intemporal, maravillosamente ilustrado, que nos habla sobre la imaginación, las estaciones, la amistad y la sorpresa. Al principio eran cinco amigos y todos parecían esperar algo detrás de la ventana: la luna, el viento, la nieve, o nada en especial... La espera es parte de la infancia -esperar el turno, esperar para crecer, esperar a que algo especial suceda-, pero en este álbum es el niño quien observa como unos juguetes esperan y ve la ilusión de cada uno de ellos cuando pasa lo que anhelan o cómo reaccionan cuando pasa algo que no esperaban... -- http://www.casadellibro.com/libro-esperando/9788426143983/4487378
A young reader has a hard time finding the ideal reading spot that is not too noisy, smelly, hot, or cold.
Pete the Cat is learning a new dance -- the Cool Cat Boogie! When he hears a groovy beat, he's full of happy feet. But when Grumpy toad tells him, Pete, you dance all wrong! Pete is determined to become a better dancer. With the help of his friends and some wise words from Owl, Pete learns that he's the grooviest when he's being himself.
While on their bicycles, sisters Chirri and Chirra notice that the meadow in front of their house has grown, and cycle into the long grass to discover such activity as bees making honey and flower chafers making mixed-leaf juice.
A female Maiasaura finds a lost egg in the forest and decides to look after it with her own egg. Surprisingly, a baby tyrannosaurus hatches from the egg! The greathearted mother accepts and raises him as her own son, Heart. One day, Heart goes to pick berries and comes across another tyrannosaurus. Heart then makes a tough decision and leaves his family behind to discover who he really is. The fourth title in this series, I Will Love You Forever delivers a heartwarming story about adoption with vivid illustrations and endearlingly drawn characters.--Publisher.
When baby wants out of his crib, it's up to his faithful dog to keep him out of trouble--
A brave superhero defuses a threat from his arch nemesis (aka his baby sister) by using clever gadgets, superhuman senses, and, ultimately, his brotherly love.
In this hilarious sequel to Frog on a Log?, frog decides that he does not want to sit on a log, and he definitely does not want a dog to sit on a frog! So he changes the rules. Now, dogs sit on logs, and cats sit on gnats! But what will frog decide to sit on now?
At first Prudence tries to fit in with the other cows in the herd, suppressing all her scientific smarts and imaginative inventing, but in a moment of inspiration, she realizes how to show the others that she can be a part-time cow and a full-time member of the herd.
Picking red apples from a high tree in the hope of enjoying a satisfying snack, a starry giraffe generously gives away each apple he picks to a sequence of hungry friends and begins to fear that there won't be any apples left for him.
Three best animal friends can count on each other to always make play time fun.
Pinocchio and Lazuli encounter dangerous creatures thought to be long gone from Abaton in this sequel to The Wooden Prince--
Adele sits down to play in the sandbox and embarks on a fantasy adventure involving a barefoot king, a cloud of fluffy chicks, and a dessert island.
Simple text follows the path of a wayward note as each animal, Turtle, Duck, Spider, and many more, find it and use it for their own purposes.
A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape--
Young dairymaid Begonia has lost her cow, Alfalfa. So she has set off on a search across the countryside even though she has nothing but a magical map to guide her. Meanwhile, the Emperor has gone missing from the royal palace in a most mysterious manner. Was it murder? Was it magic? It will take all of Begonia's wits to save the empire and get Alfalfa home safely--
Can you keep a secret? Pandora's granny is a witch! She causes magical mayhem wherever she goes. In these stories, she brings comic chaos to a televised baking competition, delightful disaster to a school fair, and tons of trouble to a stately home! But she makes everything right in the end, with a bit of help from Pandora. Everyone loves Granny, especially her long-suffering granddaughter!
A cuddly class hamster GW endeavors to make a gift for his new human friend to show support for her participation in a school art show before learning about a dastardly mouse plot to sabotage the event.
Andy and Sandy are entering the big talent show! Sandy can juggle. Sandy can tumble. Sandy can hula hoop. Andy cannot do any of these things. But when Sandy is the one who gets stage fright, Andy can save the day!--
When too many barnyard friends climb in to go to town, Chuck's truck breaks down, but Handyman Hugh knows just what to do.
Daisy has only ten weeks to prove her usefulness or else be sent back to the pound. Yet if she goes back, who will protect Colonel Victor from his PTSD attacks? Or save the littler human, Micah, from those infernal ear muzzles he calls earphones? What if no one ever adopts her again? Determined to become the elite protector the colonel needs, Daisy vows to ace the service dog test. She'll accept the ridiculous leash and learn to sit, heel, shake, even do your business, Daisy when told to. But Daisy must first learn how to face her own fears from the past or risk losing the family she's so desperate to guardagain.
When Joplin finds an antique platter with a beautiful Dutch scene, she idly wishes for the girl painted on the platter to be her friend and the next day Joplin finds the girl in the garden, longing to go back to her seventeenth-century home.
Unable to interest her parents, her brothers, or her dog on a trip to the moon, Lana heads to her room where she uses creativity and imagination to blast off in her own amazing space adventure. . . an adventure so amazing that the man in the moon, a moon woman, two moon boys, and moon monster soon soar in--
Having learned the truth about his identity, Charlie is separated from his friends and finds himself working for a company of dwarves who regard him as a machine until a heroic act renders them allies in a plan to confront the Iron Cog.
Struggling to adapt when her family moves during the school year, Mattie makes friends with the girl next door during winter break only to confront unpopularity when she learns that her new friend is the weird girl in school who no one likes.
A rhyming celebration of babies, or Littles, who are cared for by loved ones in every way and grow big in the blink of an eye.
Amid the festivities of the Luminary Ball, twelve-year-old Kara and Prince Fred search for her father and for the antidote that will save his parents from the Shadow Queen's poison.
Rising seventh-grader Maddie is consumed by her long-term crush on classmate Avery until a tornado destroys her home and her family must move in with his.
Twelve-year-old Emily accidentally releases Gorgo, a carnivorous demon, from the magic Spellstone to which he is bound, and must join him in protecting the Stone from villains planning world domination.
A little boy and his best friend - an actual bear - go on a search for a teddy bear before bedtime--