Tag Archives: Explore the World

The Statue of Liberty (Ready-to-Read Level 1: Wonders of America)

Author: Marion Dane Bauer Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description For many years the Statue of Liberty was the first American sight for many immigrants. Read on to find out how she came to stand in New York Harbor.

Time to Pee!

Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Toilet training has never been such an adventure as when it is introduced by popular cartoonist Mo Willems. With his signature humor, the author gently leads children through each step in the process that will finally bring them to their emancipation from diapers. Featuring a crew […]

ZOO! A Big Fold Out Counting Book: A Fold-Out Book About Counting

Author: Lori Froeb Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Kids won’t be able to resist the animals in this GIANT fold-out flap book. Five different animals — rhino, crocodile, giraffe, zebra, and lion — are described in fun riddle-fashion. When they know the answer, readers fold out the extra-large flaps to reveal the animal in its […]

Great Lakes (Rookie Read-About Geography)

Author: Kimberly Valzania Publisher: Children’s Press(CT) Product Description The popular Rookie Books expand their horizons – to all corners of the globe! With this series all about geography, emergent readers will take off on adventures to cities, nations, waterways, and habitats around the worldÂ…and right in their own backyards.

Good Night, Sweet Butterflies (Mini Edition)

Author: Dawn Bentley Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Goodnight, Sweet Butterflies makes bedtime a fun, soothing experience for little sleepyheads. They will love the rhyming story — and the glittery butterflies teach colors while easing children into dreamland. It’s the perfect way to say good night, every night! Amazon.com Review Babies and toddlers who loved […]

Mommy Loves

Author: Anne Gutman Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description Animal babies are so adorable that their mommies can’t help but cuddle and love them. In this celebration of parental love, each mommy shows how much she loves her baby in her own special way.

Architecture Shapes (Preservation Press)

Author: Michael J. Crosbie Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Product Description Double-page spreads feature a geometric shape on one side and a related architectural element on the other.

Sesame Street Elmo’s Easy as 123 Book and DVD (Sesame Street (Reader’s Digest))

Author: Carol Monica Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Kids will love counting the objects hidden beneath dozens of action flaps in all the richly illustrated scenes. The included 15-minute DVD is packed with the counting-themed songs, skits, and graphic teaching elements for which Sesame Street is famous. It further enhances the book’s educational content while […]

Coco-Chan’s Kimono

Author: Kumiko Sudo Publisher: Breckling Press Product Description Inspired by the author’s childhood memories of the Japanese countryside, this entrancing picture book, illustrated with beautiful watercolor drawings, tells the story of Coco-Chan, who must wait patiently for her mother to finish sewing her new kimono. As Mama stitches away, Coco-Chan’s attention skips to a dragonfly […]

Where Is Boots?: A Lift-the-Flap Story (Dora the Explorer)

Author: Kiki Thorpe Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Dora is playing hide-and-go-seek with Boots. And Dora thinks she can find Boots by looking for things that are red, just like his red boots. Readers can help Dora by lifting the flaps to find her friend — and other things that are red!

Beep! Beep! (Peekaboo)

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description Babies love playing peekaboo from about six months onward-and once they latch on to this simple game, they can’t get enough of it! DK’s Peekaboo books make the most of this fun interactive activity with flaps that open to reveal appealing babies and toys. Babies will love […]

I Went Walking/Sali de paseo: Lap-Sized Board Book

Author: Sue Williams Publisher: HMH Books Product Description In this new bilingual edition ofI Went Walking, toddlers will delight in identifying colors and animals–in English and in Spanish!

Little Quack (Classic Board Books)

Author: Lauren Thompson Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Little Quack’s brothers and sisters splish, splash, and splosh their way into the pond behind their mama. Will he join his family? Count along and find out in the new Classic Board Book edition of this popular story.

Clifford’s Opposites Board Book

Author: Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description Clifford the Small Red Puppy and his big friend teach young children about slow/fast; first/last; up/down; wet/dry; and more!

Where’s the Puppy? (English/Haitian Creole bilingual)

Author: Cheryl Christian Publisher: Star Bright Books Product Description Where is the puppy? Lift the flaps to find out where the puppy is hiding!

G is for Goat

Author: Patricia Polacco Publisher: Puffin Product Description Letter by letter, meet cart-pulling goats; clothes-munching goats; head-butting, hill-climbing, tail-wagging goats! Cats, chicks, dogs, and bunnies play along with these friendly goats, joining in the fun. From A is for Apple to Z is for Zoe, these rascally animals just won’t stop until they’ve romped through the […]

Twin to Twin

Author: Margaret O’Hair Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Double born. Twice the blessing. Double kids. Twice the messing. Twins mean double the kisses and double the fun. It’s double the joy for everyone!

One Windy Wednesday (Giggle Club)

Author: Phyllis Root Publisher: Candlewick Product Description What happens when the wind blows and BLOWS! Well, one windy Wednesday, Bonnie Bumble found out! The wind blew so hard it blew the quack right out of the duck…and that was just the beginnning!

Baby Bear’s Christmas (Brimax interactive flap books)

Author: Publisher: Brimax

How Many Fish? (My First I Can Read Book)

Author: Caron Lee Cohen Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description In the bay… There are six little fish. Along come six little feet. What will happen when they meet?

The Leprechaun’s Gold

Author: Pamela Duncan Edwards Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Product Description In this classic Irish legend, two harpists — merry-hearted Old Pat and ill-spirited Young Tom — set off for a contest to name the finest harpist in all of Ireland. When Young Tom realizes that Old Pat is truly the better musician, he schemes to […]

Cloaked

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I’m not your average hero. I actually wasn’t your average anything. Just a poor guy working an after-school job at a South Beach shoe repair shop to help his mom make ends meet. But a little magic changed it all. It all started with a curse. […]

Biscuit’s Pet & Play Easter

Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Pet the fuzzy yellow chick and hunt for shiny Easter eggs as you join Biscuit in this Easter touch-and-feel adventure!

Curious George Bigger and Smaller (CGTV Fold-Out Pages Board Book)

Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description A brightly-colored concept book based on opposites and superlatives, with foldout flaps to illustrate progressions.

Inner Demons (Peachville High Demons)

Author: Sarra Cannon Publisher: Dead River Books Product Description Becoming a Demons cheerleader was the last thing Harper Madison expected when she moved to the small town of Peachville. Now that she’s an official member of the squad, her training can begin. Only, this is no normal group of cheerleaders. Harper isn’t there to learn […]

Crescendo

Author: Becca Fitzpatrick Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description The sequel to the New York Times Best selling phenomenon, Hush, Hush!  Nora should have know her life was far from perfect. Despite starting a relationship with her guardian angel, Patch (who, title aside, can be described anything but angelic), and surviving an attempt […]

Where the Red Fern Grows

Author: Wilson Rawls Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description A loving threesome, they ranged the dark hills and river bottoms of Cherokee country. Old Dan had the brawn. Little Ann had the brains, and Billy had the will to make them into the finest hunting team in the valley. Glory and victory were coming to them, […]

Sequencing & Memory (Brighter Child Workbooks)

Author: Publisher: Brighter Child Product Description String index out of range: -2

The Other Side

Author: Istvan Banyai Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description In The Other Side, artist, designer, provocateur Istvan Banyai takes readers on another exceptional visual journey. In graphically stunning illustrations that feature many clever twists in point of view, familiar scenes turn and turn again to show us the back, the front, the top, the bottom, the […]

Little Quack’s Bath Book

Author: Lauren Thompson Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Splish, splash, and splosh your way through bath time with the bestselling Little Quack story. This soft vinyl book is safe for all ages and features a detachable Little Quack toy that inflates and floats for more fun in the tub!

Christmas Dream

Author: I. E. Clark Publisher: I E Clark

Beastly

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from every pore. I am a monster. You think I’m talking fairy tales? No way. The […]

Gone

Author: Michael Grant Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description In the blink of an eye. Everyone disappears. GONE. Except for the young. Teens. Middle schoolers. Toddlers. But not one single adult. No teachers, no cops, no doctors, no parents. Just as suddenly, there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way to get help. And […]

Pretty Little Liars

Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Gossip thrives amid the Mercedes-Benzes, mega mansions, and perfectly manicured hedges in the exclusive town of Rosewood, Pennsylvania. Behind their big Gucci sunglasses, beneath their perfectly pressed Polos, everyone has something to hide, especially high school juniors Spencer, Aria, Emily, and Hanna. Spencer covets her sister’s gorgeous […]

This is London (This is . . .)

Author: Miroslav Sasek Publisher: Universe 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 London and This is […]

Pretty Little Liars #6: Killer

Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description In picture-perfect Rosewood, Pennsylvania, ash-blond highlights gleam in the winter sun and frozen lakes sparkle like Swarovski crystals. But pictures often lie—and so do Rosewood’s four prettiest girls. Hanna, Aria, Spencer, and Emily have been lying ever since they became friends with beautiful Alison DiLaurentis. Ali made […]

Eloise’s Summer Vacation (Ready-to-Read. Level 1)

Author: Kay Thompson Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Eloise, Weenie, and Nanny are going on a road trip across the country for vacation!

14 Cows for America

Author: Carmen Agra Deedy Publisher: Peachtree Publishers Product Description In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept […]

Arousing Love

Author: M. H. Strom Publisher: Marstro Press Product Description Zach knows Joanna is too young for him, but he has never felt like this about anybody before. She’s so sweet and passionate and flirty and free, and the most beautiful girl Zach has ever known. Joanna is swept away by her feelings for Zach as […]

Kingdom of the Golden Dragon (P.S.)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Isabel Allende Publisher: Harper Perennial Product Description Reunited once more, young Alexander Cold and his best friend, Nadia, embark upon a new adventure, following Alex’s frighteningly fearless journalist grandmother Kate to a forbidden kingdom hidden away in the frosty peaks of the Himalayas. They seek the fabled Golden Dragon—a sacred statue […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Rating: (184 reviews) Author: Sherman Alexie Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town […]

Woods Runner

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Gary Paulsen Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Product Description Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun […]

A Christmas Carol (DK Classics)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description A Christmas Carol is an essential part of Christmas for families everywhere. Since the book’s publication in 1843, the story of miserly Scrooge’s change of heart after the visit of three spirits has been encountered by children in innumerable books, plays, movies, and cartoons […]

Birnbaum’s Walt Disney World For Kids 2010

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Birnbaum Travel Guides Publisher: Disney Editions Product Description Children are perhaps Walt Disney World’s biggest fans. On playgrounds and in classrooms, there’s always excited talk about who went to Walt Disney World and what they did each day-or minute. It has become almost a rite of passage to visit America’s most […]

The Omnivore’s Dilemma for Kids: The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Michael Pollan Publisher: Dial Product Description The New York Times bestseller that’s changing America’s diet is now perfect for younger readers “What’s for dinner?” seemed like a simple question—until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting […]