Tag Archives: Short Story Collections

Webster’s New World Children’s Dictionary

Author: Michael E. Agnes Publisher: Webster’s New World Product Description PREFERRED BY LEADING EDUCATORS AND INFORMED PARENTS With more than 33,000 entries selected in consultation with top educators and definitions written specifically for children eight and up, this is the most up-to-date and kid-friendly dictionary ever. Designed to make kids enthusiastic instead of intimidated, it […]

It’s Sharing Day! (Dora the Explorer)

Author: Kirsten Larsen Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description It’s Sharing Day! Join Dora and Boots on their way to Abuela’s house for a special Sharing Day lunch. First they have to pick up ingredients for their special dessert. Along the way, they learn how important and rewarding it is to share.

Giant Steps for Little People

Author: Kenneth N. Taylor Publisher: Tyndale Kids Product Description This book teaches children about God and how he wants them to be. Lessons are taken from the Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount.

Baby’s Box of Family Fun: A 4-Book Lift-the-Flap Gift Set: Where Is Baby’s Mommy?; Daddy and Me; Grandpa and Me, Grandma and Me

Author: Karen Katz Publisher: Little Simon Product Description BABY’S FAVORITE LIFT-THE-FLAP FUN IN ONE BOX! Everybody in Baby’s family loves Baby! Four lift-the-flap books about babies and their very special family members. THIS BOX SET CONTAINS: Where Is Baby’s Mommy? Daddy and Me Grandpa and Me Grandma and Me

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 […]

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.

Curious George Book & CD (Read Along Book & CD)

Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Brought to life over sixty years ago by Margret and H.A. Rey, Curious George has found a lasting place in the hearts of millions of children all over the world. Along with his friends, George has had many fun adventures. Now you can listen and learn […]

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Kate Toms Series)

Author: Kate Toms Publisher: Make Believe Ideas Product Description A beautiful new picture book with hand-stitched collage illustrations. Based on the rhyme, it tells the charming story of a mouse dreaming about the stars; he dreams of catching a twinkling star in his net, and keeping it as a pet; he dreams of flying off […]

The Perfect Christmas Picture (An I Can Read Book)

Author: Fran Manushkin Publisher: Trophy Pr Product Description Mr. Green tries repeatedly to get perfect Christmas picture of his rambunctious family.

Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam

Author: Cynthia Kadohata Publisher: Atheneum Product Description CRACKER IS ONE OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY’S MOST VALUABLE WEAPONS: a German shepherd trained to sniff out bombs, traps, and the enemy. The fate of entire platoons rests on her keen sense of smell. She’s a Big Deal, and she likes it that way. Sometimes Cracker remembers […]

The Powerpuff Girls: ‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas

Author: Laura Dower Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description The Powerpuff Girls’ spoiled rival, Princess Morbucks, has a plan to spoil Christmas for all the good little boys and girls in Townsville. She’s switched Santa’s “naughty” and “nice” lists — and now all the bad kids are getting sweets and treats while all the good kids […]

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!

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 […]

Backyardigans Music Player Storybook

Author: Christine Ricci Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Join the lovable Backyardigans-Austin, Tasha, Tyrone, Pablo, and Uniqua-as they share four fun-filled adventures. Based on the popular children’s TV show, The Backyardigans Music Player Storybook combines imaginative storytelling with song. Follow the Backyardigans as they search for pirate treasure, visit ancient Egypt, explore the frozen north, […]

Holocaust

Author: Angela Gluck Wood Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real people and the lives they and […]

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!

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 […]

Dora’s Camping Trip (Dora the Explorer)

Author: Wendy Wax Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Come along on a camping adventure with Dora, Boots, and the rest of Dora’s family!

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Publisher: Puffin Product Description There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event […]

One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale

Author: Demi Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja is outwitted by a clever village girl. Amazon.com Review Exotic, beautiful, and instructive, this “mathematical folktale” by author-illustrator Demi emerged from her love of India. The narrative […]

Maisy’s Valentine Sticker Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Today is Valentine’s Day, and Maisy is baking goodies. But she needs the help of her readers to find the ingredients, put on her apron, pass around presents, and even go on a special train ride with her friends. Luckily there’s an entire spread of reusable stickers for […]

Spot Bakes a Cake

Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the- flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps to bake a cake and to spend time with Spot and his grandparents, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new design. For the first […]

On Top of the Potty: And Other Get-Up-and-Go Songs

Author: Alan Katz Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description From the hilarious and kid-pleasing team who brought us Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs and Are You Quite Polite?: Silly Dilly Manners Songs comes this selection of songs guaranteed to make potty training everywhere into the easiest and most enjoyable […]

Clifford’s Bathtime

Author: Norman Bridwell Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description A small red puppy doesn’t want to take a bath, but finds it very enjoyable after all. On board pages.

A Gift from Boonie, Seymour and Dog: A Christmas Story

Author: Philip Lee Williams Publisher: Maypop Books

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!

Dora’s Big Book of Stories (Dora the Explorer)

Author: Various Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Now Dora fans can enjoy reading their favorite bestsellers all in one book! This collection includes seven stories: Dora’s Book of Manners Dora Goes to School Dora’s Fairy-Tale Adventure Dora’s Chilly Day Show Me Your Smile! Dora’s Pirate Adventure Big Sister Dora!

The Beginner’s Bible for Toddlers (Beginner’s Bible, The)

Author: Mission City Press Inc. Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description The Beginner’s Bible, the bestselling Bible storybook of our time, now in a special edition just for toddlers. Toddlers will love this special edition of The Beginner’s Bible created especially for tiny hands to carry with them wherever they go. The toddlers edition features a smaller […]

Maisy’s Snowy Christmas Eve with CD

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description A delightful holiday picture book with a read-along CD narrated by screen star Jane Horrocks It’s Christmas Eve, and snow is falling everywhere — on Maisy’s house, on her friends’ houses, even on Eddie! Everyone is invited to Maisy’s house for Christmas, so off they go in the […]

Good Night, Little Bear (Little Golden Book)

Author: Publisher: Golden Books Product Description It is time for Little Bear to go to bed. But where can he be? Father Bear searches all over the house. Little ones will enjoy being in on the joke as they look at Richard Scarry’s colorful pictures. This Little Golden Book Classic is now back in print […]

The Sailor Dog (A Little Golden Book)

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Scuppers the Dog wants to be a sailor. He was born at sea and all he wants to do is go to sea. When Scuppers finally gets a chance to go to sea he is shipwrecked. But he doesn’t let that bother him. He fixes his […]

Cam Jansen & The Mystery of the Television Dog (Cam Jansen)

Author: David A. Adler Publisher: Puffin Product Description The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades. Now the first ten books in the series have updated covers that bring new life […]

Chicken Boy

Author: Frances O’Roark Dowell Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Meet Tobin McCauley. He’s got a near-certifiable grandmother, a pack of juvenile-delinquent siblings, and a dad who’s not going to win father of the year any time soon. To top it off, Tobin’s only friend truly believes that the study of chickens will reveal…the meaning of life? […]

Spot: Night-Night, Spot

Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description Spot never looks forward to bedtime. He’d much rather stay up late and play with his toys instead! Will Spot ever be sleepy enough to go to bed?

The Animals’ Christmas

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

A Christmas Guest (First Ave Edns)

Author: David LaRochelle Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group Product Description A young child and his mother help an old woman seeking a bit of warmth on Christmas Eve, only to find out later that she was a very special guest.

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 […]

Olivia

Author: Ian Falconer Publisher: Atheneum Product Description Have fun with Olivia… dressing up singing songs building sand castles napping (maybe) dancing painting on walls and — whew! — going to sleep at last. Amazon.com Review Olivia would be Eloise, if Eloise were a pig. She is good at singing 40 very loud songs and is […]

B Is for Bulldozer: A Construction ABC

Author: June Sobel Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Get ready for a ride through the alphabet at a busy construction site. There’s a big yellow Bulldozer, a tall shiny Crane, a rusty red Dump truck–and the construction crew is hard at work. But what are they building?

Silver Berries and Christmas Magic

Author: Urslan Judith Gaffington Publisher: Access Publishers Network

The 12 Days of Christmas

Author: Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description Brilliant, cut-paper artwork and characters bring life to a classic holiday song in which twelve extravagant gifts, from a mischievous partridge in a pear tree to twelve companionable drummers, are given to a man’s sweetheart.

Funny Hunny Christmas (Pictureback(R))

Author: RH Disney Publisher: RH/Disney Product Description “Think, think, think!” Pooh does not know what to give his friends for Christmas. Will pots of honey do? Find out in this festive, full-color storybook.

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

Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

There Was No Snow On Christmas Eve

Author: Pamela Munoz Ryan Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description There was no snow on Christmas Eve. Instead, a desert zephyr blew And palm fronds sang a rustling tune To welcome the awaited birth. There was no snow, no fireplace, no need for woolen caps and gloves on that very first Christmas. Instead there was […]

Peter and Lotta’s Christmas: A Story

Author: Elsa Maartman Beskow Publisher: Floris Books Product Description Peter and Lotta go to live in the country with Aunt Green, Aunt Brown, Aunt Lavender, and Uncle Blue. As Christmas approaches, Peter and Lotta discover all kinds of new surprises, but best of all is their discovery of where the presents come from. Is it […]

A Christmas Story

Author: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Rebecca, a young girl living in Nazareth accompanies a small donkey searching for its mother to a stable in Bethlehem where they both witness a special event.

A Christmas Story

Author: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description An original account of the events of Christmas, as seen through the eyes of a small child. Rebecca and her little donkey go in search of the donkey’s mother, which Mary and Joseph have taken with them to Bethlehem. By the author of “Carousel”.

Unplug the Christmas machine: How to have the Christmas you’ve always wanted

Author: Jo Robinson Publisher: Quill