Tag Archives: Clarion Books

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 […]

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 […]

Christmas Cricket

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description In a California garden on a rainy night, Cricket feels small and worthless. He hops up some steps and finds himself in a place filled with light and warmth and a tall, sparkling tree. He begins to sing but is scared into silence by […]

Jim Hedgehog’s Supernatural Christmas

Author: Russell Hoban Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description When the monster from his favorite holiday monster film climbs right out of the television, Jim Hedgehog must use his wits to handle the creature.

A Pinata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Pat Mora Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description An award-winning author and a rising star artist have put a festive Latino twist on “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” populating it with piñatas in place of partridges, plus burritos bailando (dancing donkeys), lunitas cantando (singing moons), and much more, all displayed in the […]

The Three Pigs

Rating: (71 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description This picture book begins placidly (and familiarly) enough, with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw, sticks, and bricks. But the wolf”s huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the story . . . and into […]

Bubble Trouble

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Margaret Mahy Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description Another hilarious rhyming romp from the team who brought us the popular DOWN THE BACK OF THE CHAIR. When little Mabel’s bubble gets away from her, it’s her baby brother who gets into trouble. Soon he’s floating out of the house, above the fence, […]

St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning (Clarion Books)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description On March 17, young Jamie wakes up and realizes it’s St. Patrick’s Day. The green sashes are laid out on the table for his father and two older brothers–all ready for them to sport in the big parade. This is all very exciting, but […]

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Board Book)

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Eileen Christelow Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description As soon as they say good night to Mama, the five little monkeys start to jump on their bed. But trouble lies ahead as, one by one, they fall off and hurt themselves.

Word Wizard

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Cathryn Falwell Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description At breakfast one morning, Anna discovers magic in her bowl of alphabet cereal. The letters in her spoon can be arranged to form several different words. She’s a word wizard! Wielding her magic spoon, Anna helps a lost little boy named Zack find his […]

The Wednesday Wars

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Gary D. Schmidt Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description Gary D. Schmidt offers an unforgettable antihero in THE WEDNESDAY WARS-a wonderfully witty and compelling novel about a teenage boys mishaps and adventures over the course of the 1967-68 school year. Meet Holling Hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior High, who must spend […]

A Turkey for Thanksgiving

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description From Publishers Weekly Although a paper turkey decorates Mrs. Moose’s Thanksgiving table, she longs for the real thing–so her obliging husband sets out to find her one. He is joined by his soon-to-be dinner guests: Rabbit, in his quilted down vest; poky Porcupine, in […]

Flotsam (Caldecott Medal Book)

Rating: (59 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description A bright, science minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam–anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there’s no way he could have prepared for one […]

Lincoln: A Photobiography (Houghton Mifflin social studies)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Russell Freedman Publisher: Clarion Books Amazon.com This work is perhaps the most complete and enjoyable children’s book ever written about one of the nation’s most fascinating and important figures, Abraham Lincoln. Russell Freedman covers Lincoln’s life and career in a balanced treatment that is enhanced by period photographs and drawings. The […]

Scary, Scary Halloween

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description Four pairs of eyes stare from the blackness to watch fearsome creatures trick-or-treat.