Tag Archives: Book Characters

The Berenstain Bears Think of Those in Need (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Stuff in the closets, stuff in the drawers, stuff in the attic–too much stuff everywhere! Mama Bear convinces the family that cleaning out the house can not only simplify their cluttered lives, but also benefit those who are in need!

The Berenstain Bears and the Homework Hassle (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In this timely First Time Book®, the Berenstains once again prove they have their paws on the pulse of America! Mama and Papa Bear are stunned when they receive a letter from Brother Bear’s teacher. Even though Brother Bear sits […]

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 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?

Father Christmas Goes on Holiday (Picture Puffin)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Raymond Briggs Publisher: Puffin Product Description Father Christmas visits France, Scotland, and Las Vegas while on his annual vacation.

Huevos verdes con jamón

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Lectorum Publications Product Description Sam-I-Am mounts a determined campaign to convince another Seuss character to eat a plate of green eggs and ham. “Limited vocabulary but unlimited exuberance of illustration”.–School Library Journal. Full color.

Merry Christmas, from Biscuit

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Follow Biscuit and the little girl as they make a very special present for Grandma and Grandpa–a Christmas photo album filled with alll of their favorite Christmas memories!At the end of the book, there is a special section to add your own holiday memories, […]

Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Rating: (53 reviews) Author: Dr Seuss Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Started by Seuss, finished by Prelutsky, and splendiferously illustrated by Lane Smith, this is the children’s book publishing event of the year! Big–56 pages–and bursting with energy, here is a joyous ode to individuality, starring an unsinkable teacher named Miss Bonkers […]

The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule (Berenstain Bears®)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Michael Berenstain Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description When Sister Bear receives a locket for her birthday with the Golden Rule inscribed on it, she wonders what the verse means. And although Mama Bear explains it, it isn’t until she befriends a lonely newcomer at school that she understands what the rule looks […]

Horrible Harry and the Christmas Surprise

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Suzy Kline Publisher: Puffin Product Description It’s Christmastime, but with Miss Mackle in the hospital, no one feels much like celebrating. Maybe Harry can think of a way to cheer up Miss Mackle and put the holiday spirit back in Room 2B.

The Bears’ Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s a whole lot to learn one Christmas morning in Bear Country when Papa Bear teaches his son a thing or two about skiing, skating, and sledding.

Bear’s Berry Christmas (Bear in the Big Blue House)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kitty Richards Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description Discover all the little things that make the holidays so berry special! Everyone at the Big Blue House has the holiday spirit and is having a lot of fun decorating and baking. But when Jack, a lonely stray dog, shows up, how can Bear […]

Curious George Goes Camping

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Margret Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description George and the man with the yellow hat are going camping! George tries to be helpful, but after he upsets a neighboring camper, he is chased into the woods and gets lost. Before long, an encounter with a cute forest creature throws George into […]

Maisy’s Snowy Christmas Eve

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Lucy Cousins’s primary-color palette is tailor-made for a Christmastime book.” — THE HORN BOOK It’s Christmas Eve, and snow is falling everywhere — on Maisy’s house, on her friends’ houses, even on Eddie the elephant. Everyone’s making their way to Maisy’s house through the snow, with Cyril on […]

Maisy’s Christmas: Sticker Book

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Crazy for Maisy? A stickler for stickers? Little ones will have hours of fun helping their favorite mouse get ready for Christmas. Maisy and her friends are getting into the Christmas spirit. But they need some help! Poor Ostrich’s feet could use some warm boots […]

Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description A perfect gift for new parents, birthday celebrations, and happy occasions of all kinds, this collection of five beloved Beginner Books by Dr. Seuss—The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, […]

Curious George and the Dump Truck

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Curious about the big truck next door, George takes a closer look. He wants to see how it works. Before long he finds that one little lever can mean great big trouble! But George quickly puts his monkey ingenuity to work and finds […]

Biscuit’s Pet & Play Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Warm up with a woolly sweater and cozy up to Santa’s fluffy beard as you join Biscuit in this Christmas touch-and-feel.

Maisy’s Christmas Day

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Spend Christmas Day with Maisy! Little fans are invited to join in the fun as the famous mouse celebrates with her friends. Hooray! It’s Christmas Day! As always, Maisy’s friends come to visit, and there are presents for everyone. Charley thinks his toy rocket rocks, […]

Curious George Christmas Countdown Tabbed BB

Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co Amazon.com Review Product Description Using the format of two previous successful tabbed board books–TV Curious George Good Night Book and classic Happy Halloween, Curious George—Curious George Christmas Countdown has seven tabbed spreads, each with a fun and simple stand-alone poem accompanied by adorable holday scenes inspired by […]

Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! (Bright & Early Books(R))

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Oh, why won’t Marvin K. Mooney just please go now? In this 1972 classic for “beginning beginners,” Dr. Seuss devotes his rhymes to budging the reluctant young Marvin K.: “The time has come. The time is now. Just go. Go. GO! […]

The Berenstain Bears and the Truth (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description When Brother and Sister Bear accidentally break Mama’s favorite lamp, their little lie grows bigger and bigger, until Papa Bear helps them find the words that set everything right again.  

The Berenstain Bears and the Trouble with Chores (Berenstain Bears)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Papa Bear and the cubs are having some trouble with chores –– they don’t want to do them! When they decide to take a break from cleaning, Mama Bear plays along. But what will happen when the mess builds up . . . and up . . […]

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (Classic Seuss)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illustrated in full color. Children will be cheered just contemplating the outrageous array of troubles they’re lucky they don’t have. Format: Hardcover, 47pp. ISBN: 0394827198 Publisher: Random House, Incorporated Pub. Date: October 1973 Recommend Age Range: 4 to 8 Amazon.com “When I […]

Go, Dog. Go! (Beginner Books)

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House/Beginner Books Amazon.com Life lessons? Romance? Literary instruction? Go, Dog. Go! offers all this and more, wrapped up in one simply worded, warmly hued package. Using single-syllable words in rhythmic repetition, and introducing colors and prepositions, this Seuss-styled classic has been an early favorite of children since […]

One Fish, Two Fish, Three, Four, Five Fish (Dr. Seuss Nursery Collection)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description One fish, two fish, three, four, five . . . This one has a car to drive!This bouncy counting board book comes with five beads shaped like Seussian fish that toddlers can move across the top of the book as […]

Inside, Outside, Upside Down (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Brother Bear gets into a box. Papa Bear turns the box upside down, takes it outside, and puts it on a truck. The simple art and rhyming text make this a perfect choice for teaching spatial concepts.  

Biscuit Storybook Collection (Biscuit)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: HarperFestival Book Description The sweet, yellow puppy is here – Woof! Join Biscuit in all his adventures. Each day presents the chance to make new friends or learn something new. A collection of ten stories about the sweet, yellow puppy Biscuit. Contains: Bathtime for Biscuit, Biscuit, Biscuit […]

Horton Hears a Who Pop-up!

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Dr Seuss Publisher: Robin Corey Books Book Description This pop-up adaptation of the popular Seuss story is published in conjunction with the release of the long-awaited animated feature film Horton Hears a Who! Unlike other pop-up adaptations that use text abridgments, this book contains the complete text of Horton Hears a […]

The Butter Battle Book: (New York Times Notable Book of the Year) (Classic Seuss)

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss, Theodor Seuss Geisel Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com A cautionary Cold War tale (first told by Dr. Seuss back in 1984), The Butter Battle Book still has a lot to teach about intolerance and how tit-for-tat violence can quickly get out of hand. Explaining the very […]

The King’s Stilts (Classic Seuss)

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illus. in full color. Every afternoon King Birtram raced around the palace on a pair of old red stilts, until they were stolen. An uproarious tale.  

The Berenstain Bears and Too Much TV (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description When Mama Bear decides her family spends too much time in front of the TV, she bans it for a week. Then the Bear family finds other ways to have fun and keep busy, so they watch less […]

The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description “When Mama Bear’s efforts to improve her family’s manners are unsuccessful, she devises a Politeness Plan–a chart listing a chore as a penalty for each act of rudeness. Basic etiquette is presented in a practical way. Berenstain illustrations […]

Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Yet more wisdom cast down from high atop Mt. Seuss, this cheerful trio of tales teaches some valuable lessons in humility–thanks to a sharp-eyed worm, a bragging bear and rabbit, a fuzzy-tailed bird, and a couple hundred turtles led by their […]

The Sneetches and Other Stories (Classic Seuss)

Rating: (52 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com “Now, the Star-Belly Sneetches / Had bellies with stars. / The Plain-Belly Sneetches / Had none upon thars.” This collection of four of Dr. Seuss’s most winning stories begins with that unforgettable tale of the unfortunate Sneetches, bamboozled by one Sylvester […]

The Cat in the Hat

Rating: (170 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Description coming soon… Amazon.com He may be an old standby, but he never lets us down. When in doubt, turn to the story of the cat that transformed a dull, rainy afternoon into a magical and just-messy-enough adventure. There’s another, […]

Dr. Seuss’s ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book!

Rating: (74 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com BIG R, little r, what begins with R? Rosy’s red rhinoceros. R…r…R From Aunt Annie’s Alligator to Rosy’s red rhinoceros to a Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz, learning the alphabet is bound to be fun with Dr. Seuss. And with this small, sturdy board-book version […]

The Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description When Papa Bear tells the cubs why they should never talk to strangers, Sister begins to view all strangers as evil until Mama brings some common sense to the problem. “The Bears’ rules for safe conduct among strangers […]

The Wounded Buzzard on Christmas Eve #13 (Hank the Cowdog)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: John R. Erickson Publisher: Puffin

Hop on Pop (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (89 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com First published in 1963, Hop on Pop remains a perennial favorite when it comes to teaching kids to read. Here, as in most of his extensive body of work, Dr. Seuss creates uncomplicated, monosyllabic rhymes to foster learning and inspire children […]

Ten Apples Up on Top! (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Since 1961, Ten Apples up on Top has been helping preschoolers learn to count and read simultaneously. Simple illustrations and even simpler rhymes make this apple-balancing competition between a dog, a tiger, and a lion a fun, easy place to practice sight words […]

How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Anniversary Edition: A 50th Anniversary Retrospective

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss, Charles D. Cohen Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description INSIDE THIS VERY SPECIAL anniversary edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, you’ll find the complete, original text and illustrations by Dr. Seuss, along with 32 fascinating pages of commentary, footnotes and archival images – written and […]

McDuff’s Christmas (McDuff Stories)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Rosemary Wells Publisher: Hyperion

Curious George Four Board Book Set

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey, H.A. Rey, Margret Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description Curious George, the beguiling little monkey, is one of the most beloved of all children’s book characters. Now this collection of four board books featuring Curious George is available in a sturdy, reusable, carry-along box. Brightly colored and suitably scaled […]

Horton Hatches the Egg (Classic Seuss)

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Poor Horton. Dr. Seuss’s kindly elephant is persuaded to sit on an egg while its mother, the good-for-nothing bird lazy Maysie, takes a break. Little does Horton know that Maysie is setting off for a permanent vacation in Palm Springs. He […]

Curious George Complete Adventures Deluxe Book and CD Gift Set

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: H.A. and Margret Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description This handsome gift set includes the top-selling “The Complete Adventures of Curious George “plus an unabridged audio collection. Featuring not only all seven original Curious George stories (“Curious George”, “Curious George Flies a Kite”, “Curious George Gets a Medal”, “Curious George Goes […]

Happy Birthday to You! (Classic Seuss)

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illus. in color. “The Great Birthday Bird guides us on a birthday trip. The multicolored excursion is a festive one.”–School Library Journal.  

The Berenstain Bears Trim the Tree (Berenstain Bears)

Author: Mike Berenstain Publisher: HarperFestival Book Description Christmas is just around the corner, and everyone in the Bear family wants to help decorate the tree! Includes thirteen flaps that open to reveal hidden holiday surprises.

Merry Christmas, Curious George! (Curious George)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: H.A. and Margret Rey, Cathy Hapka Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description Its Christmastime! And irrepressible, excitable Curious George has just the spirit for it. He cant wait to help his best friend, The Man with the Yellow Hat, pick out their holiday tree. At the tree farm, however, amid all the […]

Babar and Father Christmas (Babar Books (Random House))

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jean De Brunhoff Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Babar returns in this unusual and heartwarming Christmas story by Jean de Brunhoff. Babar’s children have caught wind of a fellow in Man’s country named Father Christmas who brings joy and toys to little children. “If only we could […]