Tag Archives: Houghton Mifflin

The Lord of the Rings

Rating: (1504 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description For over fifty years, J.R.R. Tolkien’s peerless fantasy has accumulated worldwide acclaim as the greatest adventure tale ever written. No other writer has created a world as distinct as Middle-earth, complete with its own geography, history, languages, and legends. And no one has created […]

Shake Dem Halloween Bones

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: W. Nikola-Lisa Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Bearsie Bear is just falling asleep when a very cold Moosie Moose knocks on the door and asks to sleep over in Bearsie Bear’s warm bed. Next knocks Cowsie Cow, then Piggie Pig, then Foxie Fox, then Goosie Goose . . . and the […]

Bats at the Beach

Rating: (48 reviews) Author: Brian Lies Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Quick, call out! Tell all you can reach: the night is just perfect for bats at the beach! So pack your buckets, banjos, and blankets—don’t forget the moon-tan lotion—and wing with this bunch of fuzzy bats to where foamy sea and soft sand meet. […]

The American Heritage Student Dictionary

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description The perfect dictionary for students in grades 6-9. This edition has been updated to reflect up-to-the-minute developments in all subject areas, from technology to world affairs.

Miss Nelson Is Missing!

Rating: (47 reviews) Author: Harry Allard Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Where is Miss Nelson, and Who is Miss Viola Swamp. This delightful story answers the questions.

Bats at the Library

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Brian Lies Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Houghton Mifflin Company Another inky evening’s here— The air is cool and calm and clear. Can it be true? Oh, can it be? Yes!—Bat Night at the library! Join the free-for-all fun at the public library with these book-loving bats! Shape shadows on walls, […]

The Bronze Bow

Rating: (93 reviews) Author: Elizabeth George Speare Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by only one passion: to avenge his father’s death by crucifixion by driving the Roman legions from his land of Israel. He joins an outlaw band and leads a dangerous life of spying, […]

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (Sandpiper Books)

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Dubose Heyward Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Hobbit

Rating: (1592 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it […]

The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Joel Chandler Harris Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description It’s been more than a hundred years since the publication of the first Uncle Remus book, and it was in 1955 that all of the delightful and inimitable tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Bear, and Brer Wolf were gathered together in […]

Curious George’s ABCs

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com “A is an alligator with its mouth wide open, B is a big blue bird, C is a crab with two clamping claws….” You get the idea. It’s never too early to get your babies chewing on books and ruminating on the alphabet, and […]

The American Heritage Children’s Thesaurus

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Paul Hellweg Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description With more than 4,000 main entries and 36,000 synonyms, this easy-to-use thesaurus with thousands of example sentences helps children in the middle grades make the best word choice to suit their meaning and enliven their writing. A new Parts of Speech table explains in […]

Sheep in a Jeep

Rating: (72 reviews) Author: Nancy E. Shaw Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com “Beep! Beep! Sheep in a jeep on a hill that’s steep.” This story, much like the jeep, gathers momentum from page one. When five foolish sheep cram into one jeep, their high spirits and occasional lack of foresight (like forgetting to steer) combine to […]

The Z Was Zapped: A Play in Twenty-Six Acts

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Chris Van Allsburg Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description A dramatic black- and- white presentation of the alphabet in which the three-time Caldecott medalist depicts a mysterious transformation of each letter.

Chew On This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Eric Schlosser, Charles Wilson Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description In the New York Times bestseller Chew on This, Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson unwrap the fast-food industry to bring you a behind-the-scenes look at a business that both feeds and feeds off the young. Find out what really goes on at […]

The Complete Adventures of Curious George

Rating: (80 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com Sixty years have passed since a curious little chimp in Africa met the man with the big yellow hat and got into the first of many scrapes. Decades later, George is as curious–and naughty–as ever. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Curious George’s debut, […]

When a Line Bends . . . A Shape Begins

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Rhonda Gowler Greene, Rhonda Gowler Greene Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description A line is thin. A line is narrowcurved like a worm, straight as an arrow. Squares, circles, triangles, and many more shapes abound in this lively book. With jaunty, rhyming text, young readers are invited to find different shapes on […]

Mike Mulligan and More: Four Classic Stories by Virginia Lee Burton

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Virginia Lee Burton Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description Best known for the ever popular Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and the Caldecott Medal winner The Little House, Virginia Lee Burton wrote and illustrated stories that have been entertaining children, parents, and grandparents for more than sixty years. Many of her […]

The Hobbit (Collector’s Edition)

Rating: (1589 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it […]

The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniversary Edition)

Rating: (135 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The Fellowship of the Ring, part one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, first reached these shores on October 21, 1954, arriving, as C. S. Lewis proclaimed, “like lightning from a clear sky.” Fifty years and nearly one hundred million American readers later comes a […]

Curious George The Donut Delivery (Curious George)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: H.A. and Margret Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description Curious George adds a few extra zeroes to his donut order and doesn’t realize just how big his delivery problem is going to become. This paperback picture book explores the concepts of zero and counting by tens.

Sheep in a Shop

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Nancy E. Shaw Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description What could be better than a misadventure from that rambunctious flock of sheep in board-book form? Two! Now sized perfectly for even the smallest hands, two of Nancy Shaw and Margot Apple’s enchanting titles from their sheep series are board books. In Sheep […]

The Polar Express

Rating: (220 reviews) Author: Chris Van Allsburg Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Amazon.com One couldn’t select a more delightful and exciting premise for a children’s book than the tale of a young boy lying awake […]

The Little House

Rating: (56 reviews) Author: Virginia Lee Burton Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com “Once upon a time there was a Little House way out in the country. She was a pretty Little House and she was strong and well built.” So begins Virginia Lee Burton’s classic The Little House, winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal in 1943. […]

One Hundred Hungry Ants

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Elinor J Pinczes, Elinor Pinczes Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Horn Book : A rhyming text describes the progress of one hundred ants marching toward a picnic. To travel faster, one ant suggests dividing into two lines of fifty, then four lines of twenty-five, and finally ten lines of ten. Their […]

Jumanji

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Chris Van Allsburg Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com When Judy and Peter find a board game in the park, they take it home, hoping to alleviate their boredom. One live lion, an erupting volcano, and a dozen destructive monkeys later, the children are no longer bored. Their jungle adventure game has come […]

Rotten Ralph

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jack Gantos Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Rotten Ralph is a cat that brings no end of trouble to his owner Sarah and her family, but she still cares for him. The reader follows Ralph from one escapade to another, and while his pleasure is usually at the expense of the […]

What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? (Caldecott Honor Book)

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Robin Page, Steve Jenkins Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this beautifully illustrated interactive guessing book by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page.

The Red Book (Caldecott Honor Book)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Barbara Lehman Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description This book is about a book. A magical red book without any words. When you turn the pages you’ll experience a new kind of adventure through the power of story. In illustrations of rare detail and surprise, The Red Book crosses oceans and continents […]