Tag Archives: Putnam Juvenile

The Attic Christmas

Author: B.G. Hennessy Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description When Angel, Mr. Macaroni, Silver Bell, Skier, Special Delivery, Santa, and Camel find themselves stuck in the attic one year, they realize something is wrong. Lily always hangs them on the tree for her grandchildren, but now her house seems empty. The ornaments try to cobble together […]

Good Night, Gorilla

Author: Peggy Rathmann Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description A zookeeper finds his normal nighttime routine upset when a mischievous little ape steals his keys and lets all his animal charges out of their cages. Amazon.com Review “Good night, Gorilla,” says the weary watchman as he walks by the gorilla cage on his nightly rounds at […]

The Christmas Book

Author: Caroline Royds Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Poems, stories, and carols for each of the twelve days of Christmas.

Christmas Alphabet

Author: Blue Lantern Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description A poem in which every letter of the alphabet decribes a different aspect of Christmas and its celebration.

Gingerbread Baby

Author: Jan Brett Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Remember how the Gingerbread Boy is eaten by the fox? Well, not this Gingerbread Baby in a delicious twist to a favorite old tale. It all begins when Matti opens the oven too soon and out jumps a cheeky little Gingerbread Baby. He leads Matti’s mother and […]

Spot’s First Christmas board book

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Spot and his mom are preparing for Christmas Day by taking the tree home and decorating it, wrapping presents and enjoying the Christmas carolers at their door. With a new, full-color cover, young toddlers will enjoy this classic Spot board book with its sturdy, […]

The First Christmas (Festive Pop-Up Book)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Simple text and pop-up illustrations retell the story of the birth of Jesus, from the Annunciation to the visit of the shepherds and the three kings.

Spot’s Christmas Book & Toy Package

Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description This brand new holiday plush package with an adorable Spot plush and a Christmas board book make an irresistable combination.Toddlers can celebrate the holiday with Spot as he and his family sing carols, decorate the tree, and put out a special treat for Santa Claus.

Christmas Eve

Author: Sucie Stevenson Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Two rabbit sisters get ready for Christmas, but get the most enjoyment preparing a surprise for their parents.

Good Night, Spot

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Spot has been very busy, and it’s time to get ready for bed. After a bath and drying off in his warm, fuzzy towel, Spot chooses a favorite book for a bedtime story. Any young child can relate to the ritual of preparing for […]

The Easter Egg

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jan Brett Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Jan Brett’s lovable bunny hero, Hoppi, and her remarkable Easter Rabbit will enchant readers as they pore over illustrations filled with dazzling eggs made by Flora Bunny, Aunt Sassyfrass and others. If Hoppi can make the best Easter egg, he will get to help […]

Boys, Girls and Other Hazardous Materials

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Rosalind Wiseman Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Looking for a new beginning after a terrible mean girl past, Charlie Healey realizes there’s no escaping high school drama. Charlie Healey thinks Harmony Falls is the beginning of a whole new life. Middle school was brutal. But high school is Charlie’s big chance […]

Spot’s Christmas board book

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description The Christmas season is a very busy time, and Spot knows that as well as anyone else. Everyone in Spot’s house has something to do: there’s the tree to put up and decorate, presents to make and wrap, and Mom needs Spot’s help in […]

The Night Before Christmas (Tenth Anniversary Edition)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description With over 600,000 copies sold, Jan Brett’s New York Times bestselling edition of Clement Moore’s classic Christmas poem celebrates its tenth anniversary with a note from Jan and an exquisitely redesigned jacket with red foil trim, making this a delectable holiday treat. A […]

Hark! A Christmas Sampler

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description A collection of stories, poems, legends, folktales, and carols relating to Christmas.

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Jan Brett Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description A centuries-old favorite holiday carol, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” was one of the first to celebrate the secular tradition of gift-giving. This sumptuously illustrated version features not only the gifts of a suitor to his true love but a loving family’s Christmas preparations, […]

Chalice

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Robin McKinley Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description As the newly appointed Chalice, Mirasol is the most important member of the Master’s Circle. It is her duty to bind the Circle, the land and its people together with their new Master. But the new Master of Willowlands is a Priest of Fire, […]

Chalice

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Robin McKinley Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description As the newly appointed Chalice, Mirasol is the most important member of the Master’s Circle. It is her duty to bind the Circle, the land and its people together with their new Master. But the new Master of Willowlands is a Priest of Fire, […]

The Night of Las Posadas (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Sister Angie has organized the celebration of Las Posadas for many years, in which the people of Santa Fe re-enact Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter on the night Jesus was born. This year’s performance promises to be very special. Sister Angie’s niece Lupe and Lupe’s […]

Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Goodnight monsters everywhere, in this parody romp with its own special twist! “Goodnight tomb. Goodnight goon. Goodnight Martians taking over the moon.” It’s bedtime in the cold gray tomb with a black lagoon, and two slimy claws, and a couple of jaws, and a skull and […]

Gingerbread Friends

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description That popular little character is back looking for friends, in an adventure he’ll never forget. Confident and cocky, the Gingerbread Baby happens upon a bakery, where he dances and prances in front of a sugar cookie girl, trying to make friends. But she just stares and […]

A Mother for Choco (Paperstar)

Rating: (69 reviews) Author: Keiko Kasza Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Choco was a little bird who lived all alone. He wished he had a mother, but who could his mother be? “Just right for the preschool group or beginning reader.”–Kirkus Reviews, pointer review. “Young listeners will be charmed by the book’s humor, warmth, and […]

Feathers

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jacqueline Woodson Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description “Hope is the thing with feathers” starts the poem Frannie is reading in school. Frannie hasn’t thought much about hope. There are so many other things to think about. Each day, her friend Samantha seems a bit more “holy.” There is a new boy […]

Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve?

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Every year, trolls knock down Kyri’s door and gobble up her Christmas feast. But this year, the trolls are in for a surprise: a boy and his pet ice bear on their way to Oslo have come in from the cold. And once the ice bear […]

The Wild Christmas Reindeer

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jan Brett Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com “Teeka was excited. And a little afraid. This year Santa had asked her to get the reindeer ready to fly on Christmas Eve.” Teeka, an Arctic girl who lives “in the shadow of Santa’s Winterfarm,” knows it will be a struggle to round up the […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Jan Brett Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Jan Brett’s The Twelve Days of Christmas has long been a holiday favorite. Now this classic picture book is a charming board book for sharing the wonder and magic of Christmas with the youngest readers. And like the board book editions of The Mitten […]

The Five Chinese Brothers (Paperstar)

Rating: (60 reviews) Author: Claire Huchet Bishop Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Good Night, Gorilla

Rating: (135 reviews) Author: Peggy Rathmann Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com “Good night, Gorilla,” says the weary watchman as he walks by the gorilla cage on his nightly rounds at the zoo. The gorilla answers by quietly pickpocketing the guard’s keys, stealthily trailing him, and unlocking the cages of every animal the oblivious fellow bids goodnight […]

Christmas Remembered

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description In this unique collection, Tomie dePaola shares his love of Christmas and all the delightful twists his life has taken. Christmas Remembered is a delightful window into the life of one of the great American children’s book author/ artists. “Tomie dePaola is one of my favorite […]

Jan Brett’s Christmas Treasury

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com Celebrate the joy, beauty, and magic of Christmas with this giant treasury of Jan Brett’s best-loved, bestselling books. Universally renowned for her exquisitely framed, highly detailed picture books, Brett captures the essence of winter wonderlands in her stories about hedgehogs, trolls, reindeer, and tow-headed children. The stunning […]

Slam

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Nick Hornby Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Just when everything is coming together for Sam, his girlfriend Alicia drops a bombshell. Make that ex-girlfriend—because by the time she tells him she’s pregnant, they’ve already called it quits. Sam does not want to be a teenage dad. There’s only one person Sam […]

The Night before Christmas

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com Whose tiny faces are peeking out from Santa’s golden sleigh? Yikes! It’s two of Santa’s elves who are Christmas Eve stowaways. Beloved illustrator Jan Brett’s version of The Night Before Christmas lets these two mischievous elves add their rambunctious spirit to this familiar 1823 […]

Sure Fire

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jack Higgins, Justin Richards Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description The first young adult novel from legendary New York Times-bestselling author Jack Higgins. For thirty years, Jack Higgins has enraptured adult readers with his thrilling tales of spies and intrigue. Now, for the first time he brings his bestselling touch to the […]

Dragonhaven

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Robin McKinley Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Jake Mendoza lives at the Makepeace Institute of Integrated Dragon Studies in Smokehill National Park. Smokehill is home to about two hundred of the few remaining draco australiensis, which is extinct in the wild. Keeping a preserve for dragons is controversial: detractors say dragons […]

Leaves

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description It’s a young bear’s first autumn, and the falling leaves surprise and thrill him. At first he tries to put the leaves back on, but by spring he’s learned about the tree’s wondrous cycle. This bear’s-eye look at the changing seasons will charm readers with its […]

My First Thanksgiving (Boardbook)

Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

The Legend of the Poinsettia

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Lynne Truss Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Young and young-at-heart sticklers, unite! Lynne Truss and illustrator Bonnie Timmons provide hilarious proof that punctuation really does matter. Illuminating the comical confusion the lowly comma can cause, this new edition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves uses lively, subversive illustrations to show how misplacing […]

Where’s Spot? (Little Spot Board Books)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Already available in board book format, this very first Spot book now has a brand-new cover in a fresh, vibrant color that makes it jump off the shelf.

The Girl’s Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can’t Manage without Apostrophes!

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Lynne Truss Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Just as the use of commas was hilariously demystified in Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!, now Lynne Truss and Bonnie Timmons put their talents together to do the same for apostrophes. Everyone needs to know where to put […]

The Three Snow Bears

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Aloo-ki glances up from fishing and sees her sled dogs floating off on an ice floe. She races after them and comes upon an igloo. Being a curious girl, she goes inside only to find no one home. That’s because the polar bear family who lives […]