Books published by Owlkids

Up!

Owlkids | April 11, 2017 | 24 pages
Around the world, little ones are carried in many different ways: in slings, on shoulders, in backpacks, on hips, in baskets, and in loving arms. Up! depicts ten places around the world, from Afghanistan to northern Canada, Peru to West Africa. In each place, a mom, dad, grandparent, aunt, uncle,... More Info
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The Case of Maker Mischief

Owlkids | October 11, 2016 | 128 pages
Myron, the third-grade detective who loves logic, facts, and solving mysteries, gets the chance to crack another case when he finds out his classmate Jordan s robot has been stolen. Jordan and tech-savvy Danielle, known as Glitch, had been working on it for weeks for the upcoming Maker Faire Robot... More Info
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Abigail the Whale

Owlkids | September 13, 2016 | 32 pages
Abigail dreads swimming lessons. Every time she dives into the pool, she makes a big splash, and all the girls in her class shout: "Abigail’s a whale!” Abigail can see that she is larger than the other girls. She feels huge, heavy, and out of place. Abigail’s swimming teacher takes her aside... More Info
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Dojo Surprise

Owlkids | August 1, 2016 | 32 pages
The six little ninjas of Dojo Daycare and Dojo Daytrip are back for a third adventure--this time, planning a surprise birthday party for their master. Stealthy as ever, the ninja girls and ninja boys tiptoe around without a noise (or so they think) as they prepare for the celebration. Meanwhile,... More Info

Frank and Laverne

Owlkids | April 12, 2016 | 40 pages
Every morning by 06:00 hours, Frank is awake and on duty for Squirrel Patrol. This pug takes his role seriously: basic training, neighborhood surveillance, and, most importantly, protecting his humans and the cat, Laverne, from the Great Dane next door. Laverne, however, prefers a more refined... More Info

Traveling Butterflies

Owlkids | September 15, 2015 | 48 pages
Monarch butterfly migration is one of nature’s great mysteries. How do monarchs manage to fly some 2,500 miles from Canada and the northern United States south to Mexico? How do they trace a route they’ve never flown and reach the same destination their ancestors once found? Traveling... More Info

Dojo Daytrip

Owlkids | September 15, 2015 | 32 pages
The six little ninjas of Dojo Daycare are back and rowdier than ever during a field trip to the farm. From the moment the ninja boys and ninja girls step off their minibus, mayhem ensues. Farm activities like feeding a pig, milking a cow and plowing a field dissolve into chaos as the master slips... More Info

An Inuksuk Means Welcome

Owlkids | August 11, 2015 | 32 pages
An inuksuk is a stone landmark that different peoples of the Arctic region build to leave a symbolic message. Inuksuit (the plural of inuksuk) can point the way, express joy, or simply say: welcome. A central image in Inuit culture, the inuksuk frames this picture book as an acrostic: readers will... More Info

Kyle Goes Alone

Owlkids | August 11, 2015 | 32 pages
Kyle has to go. There’s just one problem: as a young three-toed sloth, he lives high in the rainforest canopy with his mom, and it’s a LONG way down to the forest floor. Like other sloths, Kyle only goes down to the ground once a week when he has to do his “business.” And he’s never made... More Info

Tastes Like Music

Owlkids | October 1, 2014 | 40 pages
Humans may all look pretty much the same on the outside, but some people have unique conditions and amazing abilities! Whether it’s having no fingerprints at all (adermatoglyphia), hearing music every time you taste chocolate (synesthesia), or being able to see one hundred million colors... More Info

Winter's Coming

Owlkids | October 14, 2014 | 32 pages
Noticing changes in her forest home and animal friends as the winter season approaches, young snowshoe hare Lily becomes increasingly worried only to discover that her fur is thickening and turning white to keep her warm and safe. By the award-winning author of I Found a Dead Bird.  More Info

Branching Out

Owlkids | October 1, 2014 | 64 pages
Trees have been around for nearly 400 million years, and today about 25,000 species of trees have been identified. We've relied on trees for everything from fuel, food, and medicine to building houses and railways. Today, trees still touch our lives in countless ways. But what do we really know... More Info

The Story Starts Here!

Owlkids | September 15, 2014 | 36 pages
Little Wolf has decided that today things are going to be done differently. It will be a contrarian day. Why? Because he said so! He will stand, not sit, for dinner — and he’ll start with dessert. He’s going to play the piano with his toes and wear his pants on his head. And when he says... More Info

Hatch, Little Egg

Owlkids | September 9, 2014 | 32 pages
The little bird is hatching! Everyone is rushing to see the main event. This is not to be missedNeveryone's buzzing about it! This funny, surprising, and lightly satirical early picture book captures the hype of a highly anticipated event. Full color.  More Info

Artastic!

Owlkids | March 1, 2007 | 208 pages
With more than 200 fun-filled drawing and coloring activities, ARTastic! will give budding young artists hours of fun. Kids will complete pictures by adding their own creations, learn to draw simple images themselves, explore different colors and mediums, and more. With easy-to-follow instructions,... More Info

Laugh with Chirp

Owlkids | May 26, 2017 | 26 pages
Pre-schoolers love to laugh — and so does Chirp! With knock knock jokes, old groaners, and humorous illustrations starring the characters from Chirp Magazine, kids will want to read this book again and again.  More Info

Read with Chirp

Owlkids | May 26, 2017 | 26 pages
These brightly illustrated stories starring the characters from Chirp Magazine introduce beginner readers to simple words. Read along with Chirp as he snorkels for treasure, explores a jungle, flies to the moon, and more.  More Info

Starting from Scratch

Owlkids | March 15, 2014 | 96 pages
The food activist author of Locavore presents a young reader's manifesto about the sense of taste and the science of eating that discusses topics ranging from measurements and the chemical aspects of cooking to substitute ingredients and the importance of choosing healthy foods.  More Info

Shaping Up Summer

Owlkids | March 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Invites children to recognize such mathematical concepts as symmetry, geometry and patterning as demonstrated by the natural world, imagining what might happen if spiders could draw pictures in their webs, narwhals could sort blocks of ice and more.  More Info

Slam!

Owlkids | March 15, 2014 | 32 pages
In an award-winning first picture book, a heedless little boy and his dog slam the door as they run out to complete an errand, unknowingly dislodging a red ball that bounces through the neighborhood and triggers an escalating series of mishaps.  More Info

Share

Owlkids | March 15, 2014 | 32 pages
Struggling to share her toys with a younger cousin who does not yet know how to play carefully, an exasperated Bunny eventually discovers the real value of sharing and realizes when her cousin leaves that she is going to miss him.  More Info

The Chirp Book

Owlkids | May 26, 2017 | 112 pages
Since Chirp was first hatched on the pages of Chirp Magazine, hundreds of thousands of children have fallen head-over-boots for this loveable character. The Chirp Book is a special 10th anniversary release and a collection of the four books in the series by the same name. It also features special... More Info

Oddrey and the New Kid

Owlkids | September 10, 2013 | 32 pages
Ever since she averted disaster in the class production of The Wizard of Oz, Oddrey has been making new friends at school. Her classmates have come to appreciate her irrepressible charm and Oddrey, in turn, encourages them to be their own unique selves. So when Oddrey's teacher introduces a new... More Info

Is This Panama?

Owlkids | September 10, 2013 | 40 pages
When Sammy, a young Wilson's warbler, wakes up one frosty August morning near the Arctic Circle, he instinctively knows that it's time to make his first migratory journey south to Panama. But there's one problem ? where's Panama?  More Info

Draw Out the Story

Owlkids | September 10, 2013 | 144 pages
From single-panel comics to full-blown graphic novels, there are dozens of ways to use comics to tell a story. And whether kids want to write or draw something funny or scary, long or short, made-up or true-to-life, cartoonist and author Brian McLachlan maintains there are just ten crucial things... More Info

Anything Is Possible

Owlkids | August 13, 2013 | 32 pages
The sheep in this story is a dreamer, while her friend the wolf has a more practical disposition. One day the sheep runs to the wolf with an idea. She wants to build a flying machine! But the wolf tells her it's impossible. Eventually, however, the sheep's dream gets the better of the wolf's... More Info

Max Finder Mystery

Owlkids | April 9, 2013 | 96 pages
The seventh volume in this award-winning graphic novel series features ten mystery comics and two never-before-published short stories by former OWL Magazine editor, Craig Battle. Each solve-it-yourself story stars amateur detective Max Finder and his best friend, aspiring journalist Alison Santos.... More Info

Joking Around with Chirp

Owlkids | January 22, 2013 | 96 pages
What stories do rabbits like best? Ones with hop-py endings! Join Chirp and friends Sparky, Tweet, and Squawk as they giggle and guffaw their way through 130 feather-ruffling riddles, jokes, and tongue twisters. Covering a wide territory of topics including animals, outer space, hallowe'en, and... More Info

Read with Chirp

Owlkids | March 15, 2006 | 26 pages
In this collection of adventure rebus stories, Chirp snorkels for treasure, explores a jungle, flies to the moon and more. Featuring the lovable character from Chirp Magazine, the brightly illustrated stories use pictures to introduce beginner readers to simple words.  More Info

Laugh With Chirp

Owlkids | September 7, 2005 | 26 pages
Pre-schoolers love to laugh - and so does Chirp! Hosted by the lovable character from Chirp Magazine, Laugh with Chirp will delight parents and children alike. With knock knock jokes, old groaners, and humorous illustrations, kids will want to read this book again and again.  More Info

Sir Seth Thistlewaite and the Kingdom of the Caves

Owlkids | August 30, 2011 | 158 pages
Sir Seth and Sir Ollie, the Mighty Knights of Right and Honor, must stop the evil elf Ooz from conquering the underground Queendom of Claire.  More Info

Off to Class

Owlkids | August 30, 2011 | 64 pages
Describes some of the different and unusual school settings around the world, from an environmentally sustainable school in India to schools within caves in China and schools for the nomadic tribes of Siberia.  More Info

Sir Seth Thistlethwaite Seeks the Truth of Betty the Yeti

Owlkids | May 15, 2012 | 160 pages
Having finally escaped from the underground Queendom of Claire in book two of this series, Sir Seth and Sir Ollie eagerly head home ? but soon find themselves in yet another land: the snowy Ah Ah Kaachu, a sleepy place that lives in the shadow of a giant mountain. Of course, this new land has its... More Info

Why?

Owlkids | November 1, 2010 | 191 pages
Offers questions and answers about topics including why cats' eyes shine in the dark, why the sky is blue, why peaches are fuzzy, how bees make honey and why soap is slippery. Tenth anniversary edition.  More Info

How?

Owlkids | May 15, 2012 | 192 pages
When Oma arrives to stay with Jake, Lizzie, and their parents, they want to make her visit extra special ? so off the family goes to Jake's birthday party, the library, the beach, and many other places! These familiar childhood excursions prompt many questions from Jake and Lizzie. How do candles... More Info

Sir Seth Thistlethwaite and the Soothsayer's Shoes

Owlkids | September 7, 2010 | 142 pages
The ruthless Prince Quincy has stolen the wise wizard's magical soothsaying shoes, and Sir Seth and Sir Ollie must retrieve them with the help of a saber-toothed sloth and a ghost king.  More Info

The Pirate and the Penguin

Owlkids | September 1, 2009 | 32 pages
When Penguin leaves the South Pole because it is too cold and boring, he meets Pirate, who does not like finding treasure and cannot stand the heat of the tropical sun.  More Info

Travel With Chirp

Owlkids | March 15, 2007 | 24 pages
Traveling has never been so fun! Travel with Chirp is full of hilarious comics, jokes, games and puzzles. Starring the lovable character from Chirp Magazine, this book will entertain kids at home or on the road!  More Info

Play With Chirp

Owlkids | September 1, 2006 | 24 pages
Full of brightly illustrated mazes, I Spy puzzles, Sudoku, a board game and more, Play with Chirp is designed to make learning counting and pre-reading skills fun. With engaging illustrations and age-appropriate activities starring the characters from Chirp Magazine, kids will want to read this... More Info

Little Lamb, Have You Any Wool?

Owlkids | March 13, 2012 | 28 pages
Through charming dialogue and warm illustrations, Little Lamb, Have You Any Wool? tells the story of a young child and his lamb preparing for the cold winter ahead. The little boy asks the lamb if he can use its wool to protect everything from his head to his toes from the coming frost. The lamb... More Info

The Wildlife ABC

Owlkids | February 14, 2012 | 32 pages
Presents illustrations of North American animals for each letter of the alphabet and includes nature notes on each animal.  More Info

Really and Truly

Owlkids | August 14, 2012 | 24 pages
Loving his grandfather's stories about pirates, witches and gnomes, Charlie is dismayed to see the effect Alzheimer's disease has on his grandfather, who on harder days can no longer recognize him.  More Info

Pick Up Your Pen

Owlkids | March 13, 2012 | 112 pages
At first a seemingly simple workbook to encourage children (or anyone!) to practice handwriting, Pick Up Your Pen is actually an invitation to envision handwriting as an art form. As less and less time is spent on handwriting in school, this book is a creative — and appealing — way to get kids... More Info

My Beastly Book of Twisted Tales

Owlkids | June 7, 2011 | 160 pages
More Brothers Grimm than Disney, My Beastly Book of Twisted Tales is filled with over 150 doodle and scribble activities to give budding young artists hours of fun. Like the other, bestselling titles in the My Beastly Book series, My Beastly Book of Twisted Tales aims to push kids’ latent... More Info