Tag Archives: Children’s Books: Ages 4-8: General

James Herriot’s Treasury for Children: Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Creatures Great and Small

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: James Herriot Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Product Description James Herriot’s Treasury for Children collects all of the beloved veterinarian’s delightful tales for young readers. From the springtime frolic of Oscar, Cat-About-Town to the yuletide warmth of The Christmas Day Kitten, these stories-radiantly illustrated by Peter Barrett and Ruth Brown-are perennial favorites, […]

Dirt on My Shirt

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Jeff Foxworthy Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description In this hilarious collection of poems, comedian Jeff Foxworthy creates a neighborhood filled with fun, family, friends, and more. Here you’ll meet Cousin Lizzy, Uncle Ed and Aunt Foo Foo, cows with horns that don’t go beep, dads in sweaters, also sheep. From the thrill […]

Summer Bridge Activities: Kindergarten to 1st Grade

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

The New Baby

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description In this well-loved Little Critter picture book, our funny young hero has to get used to a new baby sister. What a problem. The baby doesn’t pay attention when Little Critter reads to her. She cries when he makes silly faces. And […]

Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Joseph Bruchac Publisher: Puffin Book Description The United States is at war, and sixteen-year-old Ned Begay wants to join the cause—especially when he hears that Navajos are being specifically recruited by the Marine Corps. So he claims he’s old enough to enlist, breezes his way through boot camp, and suddenly finds […]

Harriet The Hamster Fairy (Pet Fairies)

Author: Daisy Meadows Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description The Pet Fairies have one of the most important jobs in Fairyland! They work with their special pets to make sure that all animals find safe homes. But now Jack Frost has stolen the magical pets! Could they be lost forever? Harriet the Hamster Fairy’s hamster, Twinkle, […]

Septimus Heap Box Set: Books 1 and 2 (Septimus Heap)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Angie Sage Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description Enter the world of Septimus Heap With heart-stopping action, humor, and endearing characters, Septimus Heap is an internationally bestselling fantasy sesries

Clementine

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Sara Pennypacker Publisher: Hyperion

The Night Before First Grade (Reading Railroad Books)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Natasha Wing Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description It’s the night before the Big Day—first grade. Penny is excited to start the year with her best friend right beside her in the same classroom. This humorous take on Clement C. Moore’s classic tale has a perfect twist ending that will surprise […]

My Book of Simple Subtraction (Kumon Workbooks)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: Kumon Publishing North America Product Description The first concepts of subtraction. Ages: 6, 7, 8 Manufacturer: Marlon Creations

Amazing Airplanes (Amazing Machines)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tony Mitton, Ant Parker Publisher: Kingfisher Product Description Join our wacky animal crew for the flight of a lifetime! From the airport terminal to the flight deck, the zippy text and zappy art take children through how a plane flies, safety rules, in-flight entertainment and air traffic control. This action-packed picture […]

Scholastic Success With Math Workbook Grade 2 (Grades 2)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Scholastic Books Publisher: Skills Books Book Description For classroom or at home, this super-fun resource provides engaging practice and reinforcement for all the essential math skills that kids need to succeed – in school and on the tests. Includes counting, shapes and patterns, addition, subtraction, problem-solving, and more! Packed with brain-teasing […]

Read All About It!

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Laura Bush, Jenna Bush Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Tyrone rules the school! He’s king of the monkey bars, a math machine, and a science whiz. The only thing he doesn’t like about school is reading. Books are so boring! But when strange visitors start dropping by the classroom for story hour, […]

Chrysanthemum (rpkg)

Rating: (69 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Until Chrysanthemum started kindergarten, she believed her parents when they said her name was perfect. But on the first day of school, Chrysanthemum begins to suspect that her name is far less than perfect, especially when her class dissolves into giggles upon hearing her name read aloud. That […]

First 100 Words (First 100)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for ages 2 and up. Features 100 everyday words for children to learn and help build their vocabulary. Beautiful color photographs. Simple design in a sturdy format.

Mister Seahorse

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Amazon.com Are you ready for a scintillating seahorse fact? The father seahorse is the one who carries the mother’s eggs around in his pouch before they hatch. In Mister Seahorse, master collage artist Eric Carle teaches preschoolers this lesson and introduces them to a few other fish who bear […]

Magic Tree House CD Collection Books 9-16

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Publisher: Imagination Studio

Fortunately

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Remy Charlip Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Fortunately, Ned was invited to a surprise party. Unfortunately, the party was a thousand miles away. Fortunately, a friend loaned Ned an airplane. Unfortunately, the motor exploded. Fortunately, there was a parachute in the airplane. Unfortunately, there was a hole in the parachute. What else […]

Ivy + Bean – Book 3: Break the Fossil Record (Ivy & Bean)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Annie Barrows Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description World-record fever grips the second grade, and soon Ivy and Bean are trying to set their own record by becoming the youngest people to have ever discovered a dinosaur. But how hard is it to find one?

Library Lion

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Michelle Knudsen Publisher: Candlewick Product Description An affectionate storybook tribute to that truly wonderful place: the library. Miss Merriweather, the head librarian, is very particular about rules in the library. No running allowed. And you must be quiet. But when a lion comes to the library one day, no one is […]

Red Car

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Don Stanford Publisher: Buccaneer Books

You Are Special

Rating: (169 reviews) Author: Max Lucado Publisher: Crossway Books Product Description Every day the small wooden people called Wemmicks do the same thing: stick either gold stars or gray dots on one another. The pretty ones–those with smooth wood and fine paint–always get stars. The talented ones do, too. Others, though, who can do little […]

How to Lose All Your Friends (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Nancy Carlson Publisher: Puffin

Owl at Home (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description Welcome to Owl’s cozy home. Owl lives by himself in a warm little house. One evening he invites Winter to sit by the fire. Another time he finds strange bumps in his bedroom. And when Owl goes for a walk one night, he makes a friend that […]

I Like Bugs (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Black Bugs. Green Bugs. Fat Bugs. Buggy Bugs., I like Bugs!, , A rhyming ode to insects, penned by none other then Margaret Wise Brown. This poem was originally published in The Friendly Book., , Mile 1 books entice […]

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 . . […]

This is Paris (This is . . .)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Miroslav Sasek Publisher: Universe Publishing Product Description Following on the runaway success of This is New York, Universe is thrilled to reissue two more titles from M. Sasek’s beloved children’s travel series: This is London and This is Paris. Like This is New York and This is San Francisco, This is […]

Lauren The Puppy Fairy (Pet Fairies)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Daisy Meadows Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description The Pet Fairies have one of the most important jobs in Fairyland! Along with their special pets, they make sure that all animals find safe homes with the right owners. But when Jack Frost steals the magical pets, Fairyland is in an uproar! Can […]

Yay, You! : Moving Out, Moving Up, Moving On

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Amazon.com On the occasion of her son’s graduation from high school, Sandra Boynton, the well-loved creator of books and cards featuring hippos, dinosaurs, and sheep, has written a celebratory book for “onwardly mobile” readers. Everyone on the planet will compare this title to Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places […]

First Words Flash Cards (Brighter Child Flash Cards)

Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: Brighter Child Product Description Brighter Child First Words Flash Cards offer children a fun and easy way to practice those first words to prepare for school. Featuring 54 cards that help reinforce phonics, letter recognition, and reading readiness skills with full-color illustrations. A special card also offers creative game ideas […]

Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf)

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Marilyn Burns Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Bored and dissatisfied with his life, a triangle visits a local shapeshifter to add another angle to his shape. Poof! He becomes a quadrilateral. But then he gets greedy and keeps adding angles until he’s completely transformed. Kids will enjoy this boldly colorful introduction […]

Best Travel Activity Book Ever (Backseat Books)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Rand McNally Publisher: Rand McNally & Company

If You Give a Pig a Party (If You Give…)

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Laura Joffe Numeroff Publisher: Laura Geringer Product Description If you give a pig a party,she’s going to ask for someballoons. When you give her the balloons, she’ll want to decorate the house. When she’s finished, she’ll put on her favorite dress. Then she’ll call all her friends — Mouse, Moose, and […]

Little Hoot

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description It’s not fair! All Little Owl wants is to go to bed at a reasonable hour, like his friends do. But no . . . Mama and Papa say little owls have to stay up late and play. So Little Owl spends all […]

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 […]

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 13-16: Vacation Under the Volcano, Day of the Dragon King, Viking Ships at Sunrise, and Hour of the Olympics

Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description MORGAN, THE MAGICAL librarian of Camelot, sends Jack and Annie to find lost stories in the ancient worlds of Roman Pompeii, imperial China, Dark Age Ireland, and classical Greece. Will the books help them in their darkest hours? This boxed set includes […]

The Next Place

Rating: (140 reviews) Author: Warren Hanson Publisher: Waldman House Press

The Story of Little Black Sambo

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The jolly and exciting tale of the little boy who lost his red coat and his blue trousers and his purple shoes but who was saved from the tigers to eat 169 pancakes for his supper, has been universally loved by generations of children. First written in […]

Rhinoceros Tap: 15 Seriously Silly Songs (Book & CD)

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: Sandra Boynton Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Redesigned. Reformatted. Remastered. Resequenced. Ready for Re-release. And it was already great to begin with! Before there was Philadelphia Chickens, the #1 New York Times and Publishers Weekly children’s bestseller with 319,000 copies in print, there was Rhinoceros Tap, the collection of seriously […]

Ruby’s Rainy Day (Max and Ruby)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Rosemary Wells Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description It’s raining outside, but all Max wants to do is play baseball. So his big sister Ruby struggles to get him into his rain gear: red boots, yellow slicker, and orange rain hat. But see what happens when Max is finally all dressed! […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 1st to 2nd Grade

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

The Grouchy Ladybug

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description The Grouchy Ladybug Eric Carle. Progressing through a series of brilliantly colored die-cut pages, a bad-tempered braggart becomes a nicer, happier, better-behaved bug. The arrangement of the book also introduces concepts of comparative size and telling time. 48 pages. Trim sizeÊ10 1/4″ x 10 1/4″.

Mystical Mandala Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Book)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Alberta Hutchinson Publisher: Dover Publications Product Description This vibrant collection of drawings was inspired by the hypnotic appeal of the mandala. An ancient form of meditative art, mandalas are complex circular designs that draw the eye inward, toward their centers. These 30 dazzling mandala designs will captivate colorists of all ages, […]

The Original Summer Bridge Activities: 2nd to 3rd Grade

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

Miss Rumphius

Rating: (56 reviews) Author: Barbara Cooney Publisher: Puffin

The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds: A Book About How Living Things Grow (Magic School Bus)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description Ms. Frizzle’s class is growing a beautiful garden. But, Phoebe’s plot is empty. Her flowers are back at her old school! So, the class climbs aboard the Magic School Bus. And, of course, the kids don’t only go back to Phoebe’s school, but they […]

Little Bear Boxed Set: Little Bear, Father Bear Comes Home, and Little Bear’s Visit

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Else Holmelund Minarik Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description To celebrate Little Bear’s thirty-fifth anniversary, three paperback editions in the series—Little Bear, Father Bear Comes Home, and Little Bear’s Visit—have been slipcased in a boxed gift set for a whole new generation of children.

Journey Through Space (DK READERS)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Ryder Windham Publisher: DK CHILDREN Book Description Journey Through Space takes young readers on a journey through the Star Wars Galaxy.

Night in the Country

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Cynthia Rylant Publisher: Aladdin Product Description There is no night so dark, so black as night in the country. And while the people dream of daytime things, the nighttime world awakens. Owls swoop, a rabbit patters, and in the yard an apple falls — pump! — from the tree. Listen. Go […]

My Book of Easy Telling Time: Learning about Hours and Half-Hours

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Kumon Publishing North America Product Description Description coming soon…