Tag Archives: Random House Books for Young Readers

FUZZY RABBIT SAVES CHRISTMAS (Picturebacks)

Author: Vanessa Julian-Ottie Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Ellen and Robert leave Fuzzy Rabbit under the tree on Christmas Eve and he is thus on hand to save the holiday when Santa falls asleep in their sitting room.

Scrambled Eggs Super

Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in color. “Riotous humor in picture and verse as an enterprising Seuss creature hunts uncommon eggs for a super deluxe dish.”–Child Study Assn. Amazon.com Review Starring the same perky boy who captured Thing One and Thing Two in The Cat in the […]

Police Officers! (Sesame Street) (Sesame Street(R) Elmos World(TM))

Author: Kara McMahon Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Here’s a book sure to satisfy toddlers’ fascination with the men and women in blue! Elmo explains in simple terms what police officers do while talking with two brave police officers, Madalyne and Walter. The book covers the basics: uniforms, the variety of […]

The Animals’ Christmas

Author: Cheryl Peterson Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

My Little Library of Christmas Classics: The Night Before Christmas; The Nutcracker; Christmas Carols; The Fir Tree

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Percy’s Chocolate Crunch: And Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)

Author: Random House Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Straight from the latest Thomas video come three delightful new tales from the Island of Sodor. Thomas fans will laugh when Percy has an accident at the chocolate factory; meet a new engine named Salty, who has a secret; and go through a […]

Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business (Junie B. Jones, No. 2)

Author: Barbara Park Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in black-and-white by Denise Brunkus. Trouble crops up because of an unusual misunderstanding–Junie B. starts to think that her newborn brother is really a baby monkey! “Chapter book readers will be laughing at Junie’s antics as well as her way with words.”–Booklist.

Walt Disney’s BRER RABBIT and HIS FRIENDS (Disney’s Wonderful World of Reading, No. 13) From the Motion Picture Song of the South

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Joel Chandler Harris Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox and Brer Bear when they try to trick him.

I Just Forgot (A Little Critter Book)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Funny, likeable Little Critter is at it again. In this appealing picture book about Mercer Mayer’s popular character, Little Critter struggles to remember what he is supposed to do each day. On rainy days he remembers his raincoat but forgets […]

The Night Before Christmas (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. America’s favorite Christmas poem is vividly depicted.

The Berenstain Bears’ Christmas Tree

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s Christmastime in Bear Country, and Papa Bear is caught right in the middle of an ecological dilemma–every tree he picks to chop down is home to a fellow furred or feathered creature. Papa doesn’t have the heart to make […]

Just My Friend & Me

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description The very popular Little Critter has a friend over to play and tries his best to be a good host. It’s a long afternoon. After his friend damages Little Critter’s bike by accident, leaves him in the tree house without […]

The Berenstain Bears Think of Those in Need (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Stuff in the closets, stuff in the drawers, stuff in the attic–too much stuff everywhere! Mama Bear convinces the family that cleaning out the house can not only simplify their cluttered lives, but also benefit those who are in need!

The Berenstain Bears and the Homework Hassle (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In this timely First Time Book®, the Berenstains once again prove they have their paws on the pulse of America! Mama and Papa Bear are stunned when they receive a letter from Brother Bear’s teacher. Even though Brother Bear sits […]

The Grandma Moses Night Before Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Paintings by Grandma Moses illustrate the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor.

The Digging-Est Dog (Beginner Books(R))

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Al Perkins Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. A dog who has to learn how to dig doesn’t stop until he has dug up the whole town.

Waiting for Christmas (Jellybean Books(R))

Author: Ruth J. Morehead Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description The adorable Holly Babes are back, and now they are Waiting for Christmas. They want to make sure everything is just right for Christmas, so they trim their tree, sing their carols, and give out gifts. The Holly Babes’ simple text and […]

Little Critter’s the Night Before Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In a sprightly retelling of the holiday classic, Little Critter dreams of dancing sugarplums while patiently waiting for Santa and his reindeer to arrive.

Christmas Eve On Sesame Street

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Sesame Street Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description On Christmas Eve the Sesame Street friends exchange gifts, go skating, worry about Santa, and write their wish list.

Magic Tree House #29: Christmas in Camelot (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description The Magic Tree House series has become a staple for inspiring kids to read. Christmas in Camelot is a very special Magic Tree House book. Here, author Mary Pope Osborne uses the literary skills for which she’s known to […]

Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy (Junie B. Jones, No. 11)

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Barbara Park Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Junie B. Jones knows what she wants to be when she grows up — a beauty shop guy! All she needs is a little practice. Okay, a lot of practice. And a few volunteers. Like her bunny slippers. And her […]

Magic Tree House #35: Night of the New Magicians

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Merlin sends Jack and Annie on a mysterious mission to Paris, France, over a 100 years ago. There they must find four magicians and give them an urgent message from Merlin himself. When Jack and Annie land in Paris, […]

My, Oh My–A Butterfly!: All About Butterflies (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Tish Rabe Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description With a little help from the Cat in the Hat, Sally and Dick observe a small miracle in their own backyard—the metamorphosis of an egg into a caterpillar into a chrysalis into a bright new butterfly! Along the way, beginning […]

Christmas is Coming with Ruth J. Morehead’s Holly Babes (Random House Pictureback)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Ruth J. Morehead Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. Holly-besprigged toddlers illustrate every page of this festive collection of 16 favorite holidays songs and poems, including “Deck the Halls,” “Jingle Bells,” and many more.

Magic Tree House Research Guide #22: Rags and Riches: Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens: A Nonfiction Companion to A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description If you liked A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time, you’ll love finding out the facts behind the fiction in the next fascinating nonfiction companion to the bestselling Magic Tree House series. How did Charles Dickens get the idea to write A Christmas […]

In Elmo’s Easter Parade (Sesame Street)

Author: Naomi Kleinberg Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s time to celebrate spring at the fun-filled Sesame Street Bunny Hop. And everyone is making their own special Easter bonnet to wear to the party. What will Zoe’s hat look like? How will Big Bird decorate his? What color will Elmo choose […]

Monday with a Mad Genius (Magic Tree House, No. 38)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In Monday with a Mad Genius, travel with Jack and Annie to Italy in the Renaissance, a time when every new morning brought with it the promise of artistic and scientific wonder. There, they meet none other than Leonardo […]

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-28

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description “I WISH WE COULD GO THERE!” When they are in the tree house, Jack and Annie only have to say those simple words and the tree house starts to spin, faster and faster. . . . And then, poof!—the […]

The Five Ancestors Book 7: Dragon

Author: Jeff Stone Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Long, the dragon-style warrior, saw his temple burned, his brothers killed, and his novice siblings fleeing to the four winds. But that was many months ago. Now the five young warriors have reunited with Ying, the redeemed renegade who put all of these […]

Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Jack and Annie are on their third mission to find (and inspire!) creative people to bring happiness to others through the arts (Mozart and Louis Armstrong so far). Set in Ireland, Jack and Annie meet an Irish girl and […]

Magic Tree House Research Guide #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore: A Nonfiction Companion to Leprechaun in Late Winter (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Do the folk stories about leprechauns match our ideas about them today? Are there other fairies in Irish tradition? What are the origins of these stories? Why do people believe in leprecahuns and fairies? Find out the answers to […]

The Bears’ Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s a whole lot to learn one Christmas morning in Bear Country when Papa Bear teaches his son a thing or two about skiing, skating, and sledding.

Merry Christmas Mom and Dad (A Golden Look-Look Book)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Mercer Mayer’s very popular character stars in a getting-ready- for-Christmas picture book. Little Critter approaches Christmas with the intention of being a good helper. When he makes a mistake, he has a logical explanation. He couldn’t wrap the Christmas package […]

Magic Tree House Volumes 17-20 Boxed Set: The Mystery of the Enchanted Dog

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Morggan, the Magical Librarian of Camelot, asks Jack and Annie to find the four magic gifts that will free an enchanted dog from a spell. The quest leads them to a ship lost at sea, the Great Plains, and […]

Magic Tree House #35: Night of the New Magicians (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Merlin sends Jack and Annie on a mysterious mission to Paris, France, over a hundred years ago. There they must find four magicians and give them an urgent message from Merlin himself. When Jack and Annie land in Paris, […]

Have Yourself a Furry Little Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Naomi Kleinberg Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description ELMO AND SANTA Grover are getting ready for the Sesame Street Christmas block party, with lots of laughs along the way. Hand in hand with other beloved Sesame Street characters, they gently teach young children a heartfelt message about the […]

The Monster at the End of This Book (Big Bird’s Favorites Board Books)

Rating: (196 reviews) Author: Jon Stone Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Lovable, furry old Grover is distressed to learn that there’s a monster at the end of this book! He begs readers not to turn the pages, but of course kids feel they just have to see this monster for themselves. […]

Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May)

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Barbara Park Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s holiday time, and Room One is doing lots of fun things to celebrate. Like making elf costumes! And singing joyful songs! Only, how can Junie B. enjoy the festivities when Tattletale May keeps ruining her holiday glee? And here […]

Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description A perfect gift for new parents, birthday celebrations, and happy occasions of all kinds, this collection of five beloved Beginner Books by Dr. Seuss—The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, […]

Elmo’s 12 Days of Christmas (Big Bird’s Favorites Board Books)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Sarah Albee Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description What does a Sesame Street Christmas celebrate? How about: Three French friends, two yummy cookies, a red monster up in a tree, and lots more! Sing and laugh along with this hilarious Sesame Street version of the favorite Christmas carol.

The Night Before Christmas

Rating: (58 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. The holiday poem is brought to life in festive scenes of a Victorian home. Amazon.com Review “‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. […]

Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House, No. 36)

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Jack and Annie are off on another Merlin Mission. This time, Merlin has sent them to rescue a beautiful magical creature—the unicorn. But when they land in New York City during the Depression of the 1930s, Jack and Annie […]

Magic Tree House #33: Carnival at Candlelight (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description MERLIN HAS ASKED Jack and Annie to help on another Merlin Mission. This time they head back into history to Venice, Italy. With the help of a research book, a book of magic rhymes, and a set of mysterious […]

Thomas and Friends: My Red Railway Book Box (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: W. Rev Awdry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Requested again and again, here, at last, is the Thomas Bright and Early Board Book Box Set. All four of the enormously popular Thomas board books are here: Go, Train, Go!; Stop, Train, Stop!; A Crack in the Track!; […]

The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. The magic of the beloved ballet is captured in this affordable edition. Art by a Caldecott Honor Book artist complements a succinct narration that is ideal for young children.  

Magic Tree House #34: Season of the Sandstorms (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Jack and Annie travel back in time to a desert in the Middle East at the behest of Merlin who has given them a rhyme to help on their mission. There they meet a Bedouin tribe and learn about […]

The Diamond of Darkhold: The Fourth Book of Ember (Books of Ember)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Jeanne Duprau Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s been several months since Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and, along with the rest of their people, joined the town of Sparks. Now, struggling through the harsh winter aboveground, they find an unusual book. Torn […]

The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt (Landmark Books)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Payne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was a great civilization that thrived along the banks of the Nile River. But when its cities crumbled to dust, Egypt’s culture and the secrets of its hieroglyphic writings were also lost. The Pharaohs […]

Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! (Bright & Early Books(R))

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Oh, why won’t Marvin K. Mooney just please go now? In this 1972 classic for “beginning beginners,” Dr. Seuss devotes his rhymes to budging the reluctant young Marvin K.: “The time has come. The time is now. Just go. Go. GO! […]

Magic Tree House #37: Dragon of the Red Dawn (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Merlin the Magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to ask for help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly […]