Tag Archives: Ages 4-8 20100520

David Goes To School

Rating: (52 reviews) Author: Publisher: Blue Sky Press Product Description As David zips through his school, he discovers hat his least-favorite word, “no”, is often spoken here: “NO, DAVID!” “No Yelling!” No pushing!” “No running in the halls!” This lighthearted companion to the Caldecott Honor book, NO, DAVID! Is an entertaining, laugh-out-loud romp from the […]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Howard Binkow Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group Product Description Imagine how much easier life would be if children listened better. Meet Howard B. Wigglebottom, a curious rabbit who just doesn’t listen! This new illustrated book, has been created to help children, ages 4-7, improve their listening skills and pay attention. Educators, parents, […]

When I Feel Angry (Way I Feel Books)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Cornelia Maude Spelman Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description Anger is a scary emotion for young children, their parents, and caregivers. As this little bunny experiences the things that make her angry, she also learns ways to deal with her anger–ways that won’t hurt others.

Curious George’s First Day of School

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description It’s the first day of school and George has been invited to Mr. Apple’s class to be a special helper! George is just the right monkey for the job—that is, until he starts to make his usual mischief. A mixture of red and […]

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Kathy Tucker Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description (Ages 5-8) Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her. In Kathy […]

One Frog Too Many (Boy, Dog, Frog)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Dial Product Description Following the re-release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low-priced hardcover editions. A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer’s distinguished career over twenty-five […]

The Boy Who Didn’t Want to Be Sad

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Rob Goldblatt Publisher: Magination Press Product Description A boy who doesn’t want to be sad tries eliminating all sources of sadness from his life, including toys (they can get broken), pets (they can’t live forever), friends (what if they don’t call?), even his own family (sometimes they get mad at him). […]

From Head to Toe (Spanish edition): De la cabeza a los pies

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Rayo Product Description ¿Estás listo? ¡Vamos! Muévete de la cabeza a los pies.

I Spy A Balloon (Scholastic Reader Level 1)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jean Marzollo Publisher: Cartwheel Books Product Description All new, easy-to-read riddles by Jean Marzollo are paired with fun photographs culled from previously published I Spy books to create this I Spy easy reader that’s perfect for spring! With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest […]

A Rainbow of Friends

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: P. K. Hallinan Publisher: Ideals Children’s Books Product Description This book is for ages 3-5. Friends come in all colours and sizes; they can be funny or serious, musical or athletic, outgoing or quiet. This book reminds children to celebrate their differences because that is what makes each of us so […]

Hello, Harvest Moon

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Ralph Fletcher Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description While tired farmers and their families are in bed, the harvest moon silently climbs into the sky and starts working its magic. For some, it is the nightly signal to rise and shine. It is time to hunt, to work, or to play in […]

Can You See What I See? Once Upon A Time

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Walter Wick Publisher: Cartwheel Books Product Description From the photographer of the bestselling I Spy books, Can You See What I See? Once Upon a Time is a rhyming, search-and-find picture book–especially for preschoolers! Twelve fascinating compositions depict favorite fairy tales, folk tales, and classic stories where readers can use the […]

Hurty Feelings

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Helen Lester Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Fragility was a solid piece of work. But despite her sturdy exterior, Fragility was fragile. Anything and everything hurt her feelings. In the most benign compliment, Fragility heard an insult. No one could even say she looked nice without evoking images of big, squishy cupcakes—since […]

Rudolph’s First Christmas

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description Rudolph is enjoying his very first Christmas and there is a lot going on. The elves are wrapping presents and Santa Claus is checking his lists while older reindeer are preparing for the most important night of the year. With flaps to lift on each spread, clever […]

My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas Reusable Sticker Book

Author: Jenny Bak Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Six Christmas scenes in Ponyville with reusable sticker ponies.

Henry the Christmas Cat

Author: Mary Calhoun Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description At a Christmas pageant, Henry the cat befriends Bonnie the lamb and helps her out of a potentially dangerous predicament.

Firefighter’s Night Before Christmas (The Night Before Christmas Series)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Kimbra Cutlip Publisher: Pelican Publishing Product Description Who needs eight flying reindeer when Santa has a shiny red fire truck? It’s the Christmas Eve shift at Firehouse One, and all the firefighters are sitting down to bowls of hot chili when an old fireman stops by for a bite to eat. […]

Night Before Christmas in Texas, The (Night Before Christmas (Gibbs))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Catherine Smith Publisher: Gibbs Smith Product Description A huge windstorm could stop Santa from getting across Texas, but a little armadillo spots Santa and his reindeer and helps them find their way!

The Grandma Moses Night Before Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Paintings by Grandma Moses illustrate the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor.

An Island Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lynn Joseph Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description Rosie’s preparations for Christmas on the island of Trinidad include picking red petals for the sorrel drink, and singing along with the parang band. “Stock portrays the joyful activity in freely painted watercolors that beautifully evoke the island setting and vibrant, warmhearted characters. A […]

Little Porcupine’s Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Joseph Slate Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Little Porcupine’s mother calls him the “light of her life,” but it’s not until the night before Christmas, the very night of the Christmas play, that Little Porcupine sees the truth in her words.

Peter Spier’s Christmas

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Peter Spier Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers Product Description Illustrations without text follow the activities of three young children and their parents as they prepare for, and finally celebrate, Christmas.

Bialosky’s Christmas (Golden Look-Look Book)

Author: Leslie McGuire Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Bialosky plans a wonderful Christmas party and spends all day preparing for it, but he forgets to do one important thing.

The Christmas Crocodile

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Bonny Becker Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description On Christmas Eve Alice Jayne finds a crocodile under the tree. The Christmas Crocodile doesn’t mean to be bad, not really, but soon he is eating everything in the house, even the Christmas tree! “Send the beast to Africa,” huffs Uncle […]

Christmas Cats

Author: Jean Marzollo Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description This seasonal tale is a lively, rhyming romp with creative cats hanging the mistletoe, lighting the window, and singing carols in the snow. Full color.

Animals’ Christmas Eve (Little Golden Readers)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Gale Wiersum Publisher: Goldencraft Product Description In the barn on Christmas Eve, After all the people leave, The animals, in voices low, Remember Christmas long ago . . . So begins a sweet rhyming story in which a group of animals recounts the events surrounding Jesus’ birth in the manger, and […]

Christmas Angel (Clifford’s Puppy Days)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Quinlan B. Lee Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description It’s Christmastime! CLifford loves the presents, the parties, and the yummy food. Decorating the big tree is especially fun! But what do those things really have to do with the holiday spirit?

Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus

Author: Irene Smalls Publisher: Product Description Anticipating the wonderful Johnkankus parade on Christmas day, a young slave girl, Irene Jennie, is saddened that she cannot share the festivities with her parents, who have been loaned to another plantation master.

An Ellis Island Christmas (Viking Kestrel picture books)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Maxinne Rhea Leighton Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description The Christmas holidays are filled with uncertainty for Krysia as she approaches Ellis Island on a ship filled with other Polish immigrants hoping to start fresh in the New World.

Christmas Tree!

Author: Florence Minor Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Product Description If you were a Christmas tree, what kind of tree would you be? A mighty tree or a tiny tree? A city tree or a country tree? A tree with curious features or a tree made just for creatures? Voyaging from cities to plains and in […]

I’ll Be Home for Christmas (Toot & Puddle)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Holly Hobbie Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Toot goes to a family reunion in Scotland, promising Puddle that he’ll be back in Woodcock Pocket in time for Christmas. But a huge snowstorm strands him far away from home on Christmas Eve! As Puddle waits anxiously for his […]

The Berenstain Bears Save Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jan Berenstain Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Christmas has given everyone a bad case of the greedies, and Santa Bear is upset. He’s canceling Christmas until he can find the true holiday spirit. It’s up to the Berenstain Bears — but will they be in time to save Christmas?

The Priest With Dirty Clothes A Timeless Story Of God’s Love And Forgiveness

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Dr. R. C. Sproul Publisher: Thomas Nelson Product Description Based on the story of Joshua the high priest, a priest desperately searches for a way to cleanse his dirty clothes and is sent to the Prince. The Prince offers the perfect gift – his own clothes. A dual story relates a […]

Classic Starts: The Time Machine (Classic Starts Series)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: H. G. Wells Publisher: Sterling Product Description H. G. Wells’s sobering, thought-provoking novel is one of the greatest works of science fiction ever created—and as powerful today as when it was written. After inventing a machine that moves through time, the Traveler leaves Victorian London and goes far, far into the […]

The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Jon Scieszka Publisher: Puffin Product Description A hilarious sequel to the popular fairy tale continues the adventures of the prince as he unhappily copes with the realities of being human once more, until, tired of it all, he sets out to find a witch who can turn him back into a […]

Looking Down

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Steve Jenkins Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description If you were an astronaut traveling far out in space and you looked at the earth, what would you see? A small ball in the huge black universe. That”s where these pictures begin. Then they move closer and closer to the earth, each view revealing […]

Dear Tooth Fairy

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Alan Durant Publisher: Candlewick Product Description An inquisitive little girl gives the Tooth Fairy a run for her money-and exchanges several removable messages-in this sweet, humorous story. Dear Tooth Fairy, Thank you for coming last night. . . . I have a few questions. Why do you want my tooth? Holly’s […]

One Morning in Maine

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Robert McCloskey Publisher: Viking Press Product Description “As we follow the story of Sal and his lost tooth we feel as refreshed as though we had spent a day with his family on their island”.–Saturday Review. Caldecott Honor Book. Full-color illustrations.

The Digging-Est Dog (Beginner Books(R))

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Al Perkins Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. A dog who has to learn how to dig doesn’t stop until he has dug up the whole town.

Color Surprises: A Pop-up Book

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Chuck Murphy Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Can you guess what’s hiding behind each color? Lift the flaps and watch Chuck Murphy’s colors literally explode off the pages in this eye-popping book. Amazon.com Review If only words could describe Chuck Murphy’s Color Surprises as well as his gasp-inducing pop-ups manage to […]

America the Beautiful: A Pop-up Book

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has interpreted the classic American anthem “America the Beautiful” in dazzling dimension. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Mount Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty, America has never looked more spectacular. This stunning keepsake masterpiece will be shared and admired by […]

Henry Bear’s Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: David McPhail Publisher: Atheneum Product Description Henry Bear loves everything about Christmas, but most of all he loves having a fine tree, beautifully decorated, with presents underneath and good friends all around. However, when Henry Bear and his best friend, Stanley, head off to town to find the perfect tree, nothing […]