Category: Kids' books

Guacamole

March 27, 2012 | 32 pages
Following on the success of Sopa de frijoles / Bean Soup and Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding is Jorge Argueta's third book in our bilingual cooking poem series — Guacamole — with very cute, imaginative illustrations by Margarita Sada. Guacamole originated in Mexico with the Aztecs and has long... More Info

The Blue House Dog

Peachtree Pub Ltd | August 1, 2010 | 32 pages
A boy whose beloved dog has died, and a dog whose owner also died, find each other and slowly begin to trust one another.  More Info

One Winter's Day

October 1, 2006 | 28 pages
When a wintry wind blows away Little Hedgehog's nest, he sets out for his friend Badger's house, and the generosity he shows to others during his journey is returned to him when the snowstorm is over.  More Info

Snow Friends

September 21, 2005 | 28 pages
After awakening early from his winter sleep and wishing for someone to play with, Little Bear is joined by new friends who help him make a snowman.  More Info

Marching with Aunt Susan

Peachtree Pub Limited | October 1, 2011 | 36 pages
Not allowed to go hiking with her father and brothers because she is a girl, Bessie learns about women's rights when she attends a suffrage rally led by Susan B. Anthony.  More Info

I Am Tama, Lucky Cat

Peachtree Pub Limited | August 1, 2011 | 32 pages
A retelling of the traditional Japanese tale describing the origins of the beckoning cat and how it came to be a symbol of good luck.  More Info

Self-Portrait With Seven Fingers

Creative Editions | August 24, 2011 | 40 pages
Poems and illustrations show fourteen of the well-known Russian-born painter's works.  More Info

I Still Hate to Read!

Creative Co | August 31, 2007 | 28 pages
Now in fourth grade, Victor, the daydreamer with a reputation as a bad student who hates to read, secretly reads all the time.  More Info

I Hate to Read!

Creative Company | September 1, 1992 | 32 pages
As a third-grader who hates to read unwillingly looks at a book, the characters come alive and interest him so much that he really begins to care about them, and begins turning the pages.  More Info

The Five Senses

By IKids
innovative KIDS | March 4, 2009 | 20 pages
Invites youngsters to experience the world around them using all five senses, and provides information and tips for parents on saving energy. On board pages.  More Info

One Tree

innovative KIDS | March 4, 2009 | 20 pages
Introduces youngsters to trees and the various creatures that live in and around a tree throughout the year, and provides information for parents on the influence of trees on nature and tips on forest preservation. On board pages.  More Info

Amazing Baby: Go, Baby, Go!

Silver Dolphin | August 30, 2006 | 16 pages
Babies smile, sit up, crawl, and walk, in this celebration of infant mobility that contains a picture frame on the last page. On board pages.  More Info

The Passover Zoo Seder

Pelican Pub Co Inc | January 15, 2011 | 32 pages
At their Passover seder, zoo animals share symbolic foods and recite from the Haggadah.  More Info

Mosquito

Pelican Pub Co Inc | September 30, 2011 | 32 pages
Mosquito buzzes around many different animals and hears "Vamoose" from Moose, "Oh, nuts!" from Squirrel, and "Good heavens!" from Girl, but the tables are turned when Bat arrives. Includes facts about mosquitoes.  More Info

Share with Brother

Pelican Pub Co Inc | January 15, 2011 | 32 pages
A young boy grows angry at being told, over and over, "Share with brother and someday brother will share with you," but finally learns his lesson.  More Info

Who Will Plant a Tree?

Sleeping Bear Pr | May 1, 2010 | 40 pages
Explores how animals, in the course of their everyday activities, help disperse seeds that will one day turn into trees.  More Info

Whole-y Cow

Sleeping Bear Press | September 1, 2010 | 32 pages
Provides lessons in fractions through the antics of a patriotic, ice cream-eating, cello-playing cow.  More Info

Mission: Save the Planet

Flash Point | March 17, 2009 | 64 pages
A companion title to Mission: Planet Earth provides practical and simple steps to save the planet and become responsible energy consumers, from turning off the water while you brush your teeth to recycling bottles and cans. Original.  More Info

A Bad Kitty Christmas

Roaring Brook | September 13, 2011 | 40 pages
After destroying all of the gifts and decorations at home, Bad Kitty escapes from the car on Christmas Eve and finds a new friend who helps her learn the true meaning of Christmas.  More Info

Grandpa Green

Roaring Brook | August 30, 2011 | 32 pages
A child explores the ordinary life of his extraordinary great-grandfather, as expressed in his topiary garden.  More Info

Living Green

Flash Point | March 16, 2010 | 40 pages
Discusses the threats that the Earth faces and describes environmentally friendly changes that are being made in transportation, industry, towns, schools, and homes.  More Info

Clean Air

Flash Point | August 18, 2009 | 40 pages
Discusses the composition of air, its importance for human beings, how humans are polluting the air with fossil fuels and greenhouse gases, the effects of this pollution, and strategies that would help with this problem.  More Info

The Red Hen

Roaring Brook | October 26, 2010 | 32 pages
When Red Hen finds a recipe for a cake, she wishes to bake it with her friends Cat, Rat, and Frog, but they want to do nothing but help her eat it.  More Info

Ellie McDoodle: Most Valuable Player

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | April 10, 2012 | 176 pages
Ellie loves the Journey of the Mind club and struggles to keep from failing miserably on her soccer team, but when both groups have tournaments the same day, she musters her team spirit and tries to succeed at both.  More Info

Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | September 13, 2011 | 40 pages
Freckleface Strawberry and Windy Pants Patrick are best friends because they have so much in common, but when the boys convince Windy Pants that he should play with them at recess, and the girls convince Freckleface Strawberry to play with them, the friends see that they are very different, too.  More Info

Green Start Book Towers: Little Vehicle Books (10 Chunky Books Made from 98% Recycled Materials)

innovative KIDS | July 6, 2011 | 60 pages
Green start book towers Each of these totable towers contains ten chunky, stackable books, with simple text and endearing illustrations! Parents can read the books with their child, build with them like blocks, and then slip them back into the tote-along tower for on-the-go fun and learning. Little... More Info

When the World Was Waiting for You

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | February 14, 2012 | 26 pages
Warm, charming illustrations and simple rhyming text tell the story of a family anticipating the birth of a baby, in a board book edition of a timeless tale.  More Info

My Bear Griz

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books | August 23, 2011 | 32 pages
Young Billy describes his bear friend, whom he calls "Griz" because he is a grizzly bear, and the wonderful things they do together.  More Info

Bugs by the Numbers

April 27, 2011 | 56 pages
Provides readers with facts about bugs and other creepy-crawlers while introducing the concept of numbers and counting.  More Info

Little Princess

By IKIDS
September 1, 2010 |
Brand new in the green start? series made from 98% post consumer recycled materials and printed with eco friendly inks, this extension brings earth-friendly messages and all natural materials to the joy of creating beautiful mini jigsaw puzzles. Packaged in reusable totebox, each of these 16-piece... More Info

Our Children Can Soar

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | January 3, 2012 | 32 pages
A poem of African American history enhanced by illustrations.  More Info

Beatrice's Dream

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books | September 1, 2011 | 32 pages
Beatrice is a thirteen-year-old orphan in Kibera, Nairobi - a Kenyan shantytown built on refuse and rubbish and one of the biggest slums in Africa. In this book she describes her life: her walk to school, the dust that blows between her teeth and the mud she wades through, her teacher's... More Info

How Things Work: In The Yard

March 30, 2011 | 40 pages
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of animals and plants commonly found in the yard and how such items as a wagon, hose, and sprinkler work.  More Info

Another Whole Nother Story

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | February 14, 2012 | 320 pages
Ethan Cheeseman takes his children, ages eight, twelve, and fourteen, and Captain Jibby and crew, to the year 1668 to end an ancient family curse and save the children's mother, but damage to the time machine and the arrival of Mr. 5 complicate their return.  More Info

Green Start Floor Puzzle: Under the Sea

By IKids
March 1, 2010 |
Brand new in the green start? series made from 98% post consumer recycled materials and printed with eco friendly inks, this extension brings earth-friendly messages and all natural materials to the joy of creating beautiful floor puzzles. Packaged in reusable totebox, each of these 35-piece floor... More Info

Baa Baa Black Sheep and Friends

Miles Kelly Publishing | March 1, 2011 | 40 pages
No summary available.

Food and Faith

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books | June 12, 2012 | 48 pages
Food has always been central to religious practice. From fasting at Ramadan to feasting at Diwali, from the laws of kashrut to the taking of communion, a great deal can be learned about a religion through an understanding of its link with food. Six children from six religions tell their stories... More Info

Real Love

Insight Editions | September 13, 2011 | 48 pages
A collection of drawings made by the late musician to express the love and great joy he had for his young son.  More Info

Hush, Baby, Hush!

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books | May 24, 2011 | 40 pages
Presents a collection of lullabies from around the world to help children go to sleep, with music for several songs in the back of the book.  More Info

Pandas' Earthquake Escape

Sylvan Dell Pub | March 10, 2010 | 32 pages
A fictional story based on a real-life event, Pandas' earthquake escape describes the adventures of a mother panda, LiLing, and her one-year old cub, Tengfei, as they escape a panda reserve following an earthquake. Can be used to teach children about earthquakes, animal survival, and a mother's... More Info

Precious and the Puggies

Black & White Pub Limited | March 1, 2011 | 79 pages
A world first from Itchy Coo, this is a brand new book for younger readers, telling the story of the girlhood adventures of Precious Ramotswe, founder of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Written by one of the world's favourite authors, Alexander McCall Smith, and translated into Scots by award... More Info

Creativity Fun: Garden

Silver Dolphin Books | March 13, 2012 | 72 pages
Create your own vibrant garden and outdoor scenes with this full-color activity book! Complete with 200 reusable stickers and 16 pages of paper cutouts, Creativity Fun: Garden is a 72-page collection of crafting, doodling, drawing and coloring projects that let's kids tap into their creativity and... More Info

Green Start Giant Floor Puzzle: On the Farm

By IKids
March 1, 2010 |
Brand new in the green start? series made from 98% post consumer recycled materials and printed with eco friendly inks, this extension brings earth-friendly messages and all natural materials to the joy of creating beautiful floor puzzles. Packaged in reusable totebox, each of these 35-piece floor... More Info

Little Snowman Stan

Clavis Pub | October 1, 2011 | 32 pages
Stan, the smallest of three snowmen, would like to be able to move about freely, talk, and see the world, and refuses to believe Snow Soldier and Mister Tophat when they say snowmen who do those things will melt.  More Info

George and the Dragonfly

Zero to Ten | September 1, 2011 | 32 pages
George wants to live with exotic animals so he plans to run away to the jungle, but before he can leave home a dragonfly shows him all the exotic animals that live in his back yard.  More Info

The Pot That Juan Built

Lee & Low Books | September 1, 2011 | 32 pages
Now in paperback, the story of Juan Quezada and his journey from discovering ancient methods of making pottery to becoming the premier potter in Mexico.  More Info

The Princess and the Pea and Other Stories

Miles Kelly | May 1, 2011 | 40 pages
No summary available.

Bella's Chocolate Surprise

Milet Ltd | May 1, 2008 | 32 pages
When Bella wonders where the chocolate in her birthday cake comes from, the Quetzal bird takes her to Ghana, where she finds out how chocolate is made.  More Info

Gorilla

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books | March 13, 2012 | 32 pages
?Far away, in the misty mountains of Africa, a baby gorilla is born.” Follow the life of a mountain gorilla from birth to adulthood, in this unique wildlife information book for young children, photographed close-up in the wild by an award-winning wildlife photographer. Find out all about gorilla... More Info

Secrets of the Dunes

August 30, 2011 | 272 pages
Evidence of the lost city of Atlantis has been found in tiny Prince Edward Island, of all places! Amateur detectives Hannah and her younger sister Emily are intent upon unravelling the historical puzzle that has stumped experts for millennia: Where exactly is Atlantis hidden?  More Info

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