Tag Archives: HarperCollins

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

The Runaway Bunny

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Clement Hurd redrew some of his pictures for this new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny’s imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time. Amazon.com Review Since its publication in 1942, The Runaway Bunny has never been out […]

The Story of the Easter Bunny

Author: Katherine Tegen Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description On a snow-cold day in a snug little house . . . Everyone knows that the Easter Bunny comes every year with a basket of painted eggs and chocolates. But who is the Easter Bunny, and what is his story? At last, the famous bunny’s secrets are revealed […]

The Ugly Duckling (Caldecott Honor Book)

Author: Hans Christian Andersen Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description For over one hundred years The Ugly Duckling has been a childhood favorite, and Jerry Pinkney’s spectacular new adaptation brings it triumphantly to new generations of readers.With keen emotion and fresh vision, the acclaimed artist captures the essence of the tale’s timeless appeal: The journey of the […]

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?

Walk Two Moons (Newbery Medal Book)

Author: Sharon Creech Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Gramps says that I am a country girl at heart, and that is true. Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the “Indian-ness in her blood,” travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of […]

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Author: Crockett Johnson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description One evening Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight. But there wasn’t any moon, and Harold needed a moon for a walk in the moonlight. Fortunately, he had brought his purple crayon. So he drew a moon. He also needed something to walk on. So […]

The Power of Six

Author: Pittacus Lore Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description I’ve seen him on the news. Followed the stories about what happened in Ohio. John Smith, out there, on the run. To the world, he’s a mystery. But to me . . . he’s one of us. Nine of us came here, but sometimes I wonder if time […]

Harold’s Circus (Purple Crayon Books)

Author: Crockett Johnson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Purple crayon in hand, Harold draws a tightrope and falls into a circus [where he has many adventures].As in the previous books, the dauntless Harold is resourceful and loveable.” SLJ.

Angels and Other Strangers: Family Christmas Stories

Author: Katherine Paterson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Aminister, trying to help a boy find his father, winds up in jail on Christmas Eve. A mother copes with the death of her infant. A father searches for his runaway son. A widower takes in an outspoken foster child who tests the limits of his generosity. In […]

I Loved You Before You Were Born

Author: Anne Bowen Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “Even before you were born, I was your grandma and I loved you.” A loving grandmother eagerly awaits the arrival of her grandchild. She dreams of the baby’s soft sighs, sweet smells, and tiny toes, and imagines the infant smiling, rolling over, and crawling for the first time. […]

Merry Un-Christmas

Author: Mike Reiss Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The first Un–Christmas classic from the bestselling team of How Murray Saved Christmas. When Noelle wakes up every morning, she must put her new pony in the backyard with all of her other ponies and her new bike in the garage with all of her other bikes. It […]

I Shall Wear Midnight

Author: Terry Pratchett Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description It starts with whispers. Then someone picks up a stone. Finally, the fires begin. When people turn on witches, the innocents suffer. . . . Tiffany Aching has spent years studying with senior witches, and now she is on her own. As the witch of the Chalk, she […]

Sugar and Spice: An L.A. Candy Novel

Author: Lauren Conrad Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Sugar and Spice . . . Not everyone’s nice. Fresh from being betrayed by one of her closest friends, new reality-television celebrity Jane Roberts has learned a few lessons. Most important: know who to trust. And in Hollywood, that list is short. Although the press is intent on […]

It’s Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Jamie Lee Curtis Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description It’s hard to be five. Just yelled at my brother. My mind says do one thing. My mouth says another. It’s fun to be five! Big changes are here! My body’s my car, and I’m licensed to steer. Learning not to hit? Having to […]

The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Mulberry books)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Marianna Mayer Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “A graceful retelling of the fairy tale…. Illustrations are a sumptuous feast, elegant and tasteful, filled with romantic splendor and delicacy…. A stunning piece to savor.” –Booklist.

Christmas in the Big Woods (Little House)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Long ago, a little girl named Laura Ingalls lived in a little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters, Mary and Carrie, and their good old bulldog, Jack. Winter was just around the corner, and Laura worked […]

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.

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.

Smiles to Go

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Jerry Spinelli Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Everything changes the day ninth-grader Will Tuppence learns one startling fact: protons-those tiny atomic particles, the building-blocks to the building-blocks of life-can die. The one thing that was so certain in this world to Will has an expiration date. And Will′s carefully planned-out life? Not […]

Happy Christmas, Gemma

Author: Sarah Hayes Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Little Gemma and her family prepare for Christmas all week and have a happy celebration on the day.

It’s Christmas! (I Can Read Book 3)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Jack Prelutsky Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Christmas is coming! And from choosing the perfect tree, to receiving a gift of underwear from a relative, to seeing Santas everywhere you look, these twelve easy-to-read poems treat readers to a funny and festive look at favorite holiday traditions. This merry collection of Christmas […]

Punk’d and Skunked (Rotten School, No. 11)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: R. L. Stine Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Bernie Bridges has always dreamed about going to PPP—the exclusive Preppy Prep Prep school. All the kids at PPP are rich, rich, rich! And if there is one thing that Bernie loves it’s money, money, money! But how will Bernie get to PPP? All […]

The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening (rack)

Rating: (150 reviews) Author: L. J. Smith Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description A deadly love triangle Elena: beautiful and popular, the girl who can have any guy she wants. Stefan: brooding and mysterious, desperately trying to resist his desire for Elena . . . for her own good. Damon: sexy, dangerous, and driven by an urge […]

The Christmas Cat

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Efner Tudor Holmes Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description It is Christmas Eve. An abandoned gray cat shivers alone in the cold, snowy forest. Not far away in a warm and cozy farmhouse, Jason anxiously asks his brother Nate if Santa Claus will be able to come in such bad weather. But soon […]

Spider-Man 3: Meet the Heroes and Villains (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Harry Lime Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Peter Parker is lucky to have good friends in his life. And they are lucky to be friends with a hero like Spider-Man. As long as there are villains out there, the world will always need its heroes.

Fancy Nancy: Spectacular Spectacles (I Can Read Book 1)

Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins

Marvin’s Best Christmas Present Ever (I Can Read Book 3)

Author: Katherine Paterson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Christmas is coming… … and Marvin is worried. His big sister, May, always makes great presents for their parents, and Marvin’s are never as good. But this year, he is determined to make the best Christmas present ever — one that will last forever.

Time For Kids: Thomas Edison: A Brilliant Inventor

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Editors Of Time For Kids Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description A fast-paced biography of Thomas Edison, the scientist who perfected the light bulb and propelled America into the twentieth century.

If You Take a Mouse to the Movies (A Special Christmas Edition) (If You Give…)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Laura Numeroff Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Join the famous Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he celebrates Christmas with stories, sweet treats, holiday songs, fun games, and more! Your Deluxe Edition includes: -Letters to you from the author and illustrator -The complete If You Take a Mouse […]

The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, Book 3)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Kelley Armstrong Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description My name is Chloe Saunders. I’m fifteen, and I would love to be normal. But normal is one thing I’m not. For one thing, I’m having these feelings for a certain antisocial werewolf and his sweet-tempered brother—who just happens to be a sorcerer—but, between you […]

Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Family Christmas (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Susan Hill Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Dave never thought he’d spend Christmas with three chipmunks. After all, they are not a regular family. But Alvin, Simon, and Theodore are ready to show Dave what family is all about!

A Very Marley Christmas

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: John Grogan Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description With all the excitement of Christmas approaching, it’s no surprise that Marley, the lovable pup with a nose for trouble, wants to get in on the action. Anticipating his very first snowfall and Santa’s arrival, Marley jumps in to help his family every way he […]

L.A. Candy

Rating: (121 reviews) Author: Lauren Conrad Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Los Angeles is all about the sweet life: hot clubs, cute guys, designer . . . everything. Nineteen-year-old Jane Roberts can’t wait to start living it up. She may be in L.A. for an internship, but Jane plans to play as hard as she works, […]

Before I Fall

Rating: (47 reviews) Author: Lauren Oliver Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description What if you had only one day to live? What would you do? Who would you kiss? And how far would you go to save your own life? Samantha Kingston has it all: the world’s most crush-worthy boyfriend, three amazing best friends, and first pick […]

Arthur’s Christmas Cookies (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lillian Hoban Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Christmastime! Arthur decides to make Mother and Father special Christmas cookies as a present. But when the cookies are finally finished, they are hard as rocks! Can Arthur think of a way to turn this disaster into the best Christmas present ever?

Warriors: Power of Three #6: Sunrise

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description There will be three, kin of your kin . . . who hold the power of the stars in their paws. The secret of Hollyleaf’s, Jayfeather’s, and Lionblaze’s true identities has been revealed, but one shocking question remains unanswered. Now, in the harshest days of […]

Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path #2: A Clan in Need

Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Ravenpaw and Barley have been driven away from their farm by a group of vicious cats. Now the two loners must turn to ThunderClan—led by Ravenpaw’s friend Firestar—for shelter. Firestar takes them in and promises to help them take back their home as soon as possible, but ThunderClan […]

Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire!

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description For the fanciest girl around, the outdoors are out of this world! Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, set out to explore the fascinating world of wildflowers, trees, leaves, birds, and, of course, butterflies in their exclusively glamorous Explorers’ Club. With recipes for pinecone […]

Fancy Nancy: The 100th Day of School (I Can Read Book 1)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The 100th day of school is coming up, and Nancy doesn’t know what to bring in for the class project. Will she be able to think of something imaginative in time for the big day?

Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day (I Can Read Book 1)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Being green is important to Nancy—so important that she wants her family to take care of the Earth morning, noon, and night!

Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire!

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Calling all poets! Fancy Nancy Clancy is so poetic, even her name rhymes. And with limericks, couplets, free verse, and more, poetry is plenty fancy! So when her teacher Ms. Glass gives Nancy and her classmates an assignment to come up with their very own […]

Morris Goes to School (I Can Read Book 1)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: B. Wiseman Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Morris the moose has an exciting day in school learning the alphabet, counting, singing, spelling, and doing other things that make him a unique moose.

The Flat Stanley Collection Box Set

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Jeff Brown Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary boy. At least he was, until the night his bulletin board fell off the wall and flattened him. At only half an inch thick, Stanley can slide under doors, mail himself across the country in an envelope, and fly like […]

Warriors: Power of Three #5: Long Shadows

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The Clans are in turmoil. ShadowClan has turned its back on StarClan and pledged to follow the dark predictions of Sol, the strange cat who foretold the solar eclipse. But not all the cats have lost faith in their warrior ancestors. . . . Jaypaw […]

Warriors: Omen of the Stars #2: Fading Echoes

Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description After the sharp-eyed Jay and the roaring Lion, peace will come on Dove’s gentle wing. Three ThunderClan cats, Jayfeather, Lionblaze, and Dovepaw, are prophesied to hold the power of the stars in their paws. Now they must work together to unravel the meaning behind the ancient words of […]

Christmas Cookies: Bite-Size Holiday Lessons

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description This scrumptious follow-up to the bestselling Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons captures the spirit of the holiday season. From making the same kind of cookies at the same time each year (tradition) to decorating them with lots of sprinkles (celebrate), youngsters will gobble up vocabulary […]

Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path #1: Shattered Peace

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Ravenpaw has settled into life on the farm, away from the forest and Tigerstar’s evil eye. He knows that leaving the warrior clans was the right choice, and he appreciates his quiet days and peaceful nights with his best friend, Barley. But when five rogue […]

My Weird School Daze #8: Miss Laney Is Zany!

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Dan Gutman Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The weirdness never stops! A.J. has to go see Miss Laney, the speech teacher, which makes no sense at all because he already knows how to talk. Miss Laney has him say weird tongue twisters and forces him to be the lead in the third-grade […]

The Complete Ramona Collection

Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Kids everywhere feel connected to Ramona’s unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, feels jealous about Susan’s curls, and is secretly pleased by Yard Ape’s teasing. The scrapes she gets herself into—like wearing pajamas to school or accidentally making egg […]