Tag Archives: Size & Shape

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Margaret Mcnamara Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Product Description “HOW MANY SEEDs in a pumpkin?” Mr. Tiffin asks his class as they gather around the big, medium, and small pumpkins on his desk. Robert, the biggest kid, guesses that the largest one has a million seeds; Elinor, sounding like she knows what […]

Leaf Man (Ala Notable Children’s Books. Younger Readers (Awards))

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Lois Ehlert Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books Product Description Fall has come, the wind is gusting, and Leaf Man is on the move. Is he drifting east, over the marsh and ducks and geese? Or is he heading west, above the orchards, prairie meadows, and spotted cows? No one’s quite sure, but […]

My First Touch & Feel Picture Cards: Colors & Shapes (MY 1ST T&F PICTURE CARDS)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Book Description Perfect for helping children develop early language skills, this exciting range of interactive flash cards reinforces learning through touch.

Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills, Preschool (Comprehensive Curriculumà)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: American Education Publishing Product Description Offering an entire Preschool curriculum, this best-selling Comprehensive Curriculum workbook features educational activities and instruction. Containing 544 pages organized by subject area with lessons in reading, writing, spelling, math, citizenship, and science. Perfect as a home schooling resource or as a supplement […]

First 100 Words (First 100)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for ages 2 and up. Features 100 everyday words for children to learn and help build their vocabulary. Beautiful color photographs. Simple design in a sturdy format.

Wee Sing Bible Songs (Wee Sing) CD and Book Edition (Wee Sing)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Pamela Conn Beall, Susan Hagen Nipp Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Book Description The bestselling Wee Sing line is now tailored for the most modern Wee Sing fans! These eight classic Wee Sing titles are now in a great new package—a book and CD in a reusable blister!

First Words Flash Cards (Brighter Child Flash Cards)

Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: Brighter Child Product Description Brighter Child First Words Flash Cards offer children a fun and easy way to practice those first words to prepare for school. Featuring 54 cards that help reinforce phonics, letter recognition, and reading readiness skills with full-color illustrations. A special card also offers creative game ideas […]

Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf)

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Marilyn Burns Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Bored and dissatisfied with his life, a triangle visits a local shapeshifter to add another angle to his shape. Poof! He becomes a quadrilateral. But then he gets greedy and keeps adding angles until he’s completely transformed. Kids will enjoy this boldly colorful introduction […]

Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills, Grade 3 (Comprehensive Curriculumà)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: American Education Publishing Product Description Offering an entire grade 3 curriculum, this best-selling Comprehensive Curriculum workbook features educational activities and instruction. Containing 544 pages organized by subject area with lessons in reading, writing, spelling, math, citizenship, and science. Perfect as a home schooling resource or as a […]

The Wheels on the Bus

Rating: (70 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Amazon.com “The wheels on the bus go round and round…. All over town.” This traditional song, a favorite of children everywhere, is adapted and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky, winner of the Caldecott Medal for his lush version of Rapunzel, and Caldecott honors for Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Gretel, […]

My Very First Library

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Book Description Here is the perfect gift for young children learning their colors, shapes, and numbers. All four of Eric Carle’s popular new split-page board books are now packaged together in a slipcased library. A game as well as a learning experience, these early concept books are both fun […]

The Giving Tree (Slipcased Mini Edition)

Rating: (581 reviews) Author: Shel Silverstein Publisher: HarperCollins Amazon.com To say that this particular apple tree is a “giving tree” is an understatement. In Shel Silverstein’s popular tale of few words and simple line drawings, a tree starts out as a leafy playground, shade provider, and apple bearer for a rambunctious little boy. Making the […]

Ready, Set, Go!

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Nina Laden Publisher: Chronicle Books Amazon.com With its simple rhyming text, vibrant pictures, “peekaboo” windows, and small board-book format, Ready, Set, Go! is ideal for curious young minds and hands. On alternating two-page spreads, the words “ready/set” are repeated, opposite an illustrated page with a die-cut hole. Readers guess what’s behind […]

Grow Up!

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Nina Laden Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description From the author and illustrator of the best-selling Peek-a-Who? comes another irresistible board book that’s sure to entertain curious babies and toddlers. With peek-a-boo windows featuring adorable baby animals, bright colors and a simple, playful text, Grow Up! takes guessing games for toddlers to […]

It Looked Like Spilt Milk

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description The white shape silhouetted against a blue background changes on every page. Is it a rabbit, a bird, or just spilt milk? Children are kept guessing until the surprise ending?and will be encouraged to improvise similar games of their own.

How Big Is a Foot?

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Rolf Myller Publisher: Yearling Book Description The King wants to give the Queen something special for her birthday. The Queen has everything, everything except a bed. The trouble is that no one in the Kingdom knows the answer to a very important question: How Big is a Bed? because beds at […]

Skippyjon Jones Shape Up (Skippyjon Jones)

Author: Judy Schachner Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Book Description Skippyjon has an overactive imagination. And he is pretty active himself. Here he shapes up with shapes: he runs in a circle, tap-dances on a square, orbits an oval. And then the great sword fighter shows his muscles.

The Important Book

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com “The important thing about rain is/ that it is wet./ It falls out of the sky,/ and it sounds like rain,/ and makes things shiny,/ and it does not taste like anything,/ and is the color of air./ But the important thing about rain is […]

How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Rooms?

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: Blue Sky Press Book Description Come along for some BIG fun as your favorite dinosaurs learn to pick up and put away their toys. How do dinosaurs clean their rooms? With trash cans and dusters and brooms!Now Jane Yolen’s playful, read-aloud text and Mark Teague’s hilarious illustrations show […]

Max and Ruby Play School: A Picture Reader with 24 Flash Cards (All Aboard Reading)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description Ruby wants to teach Max all the things a wise big sister knows, such as the alphabet, numbers, and colors. But first she has to teach him to pay attention!

Perro grande… Perro pequeño / Big Dog… Little Dog

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House Book Description Illus. in full color. Trans. by Pilar de Cuenca & Inés Alvares. “The presence of the English text beneath the Spanish makes it especially helpful in the primary-grade bilingual classroom.”–Booklist.  

My Mommy’s Tote

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: P. H. Hanson Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Book Description Now it’s mommy’s turn! Cuter than a button, My Mommy’s Tote is a delicious interactive gift for mothers and their kids. Created by P. H. Hanson, whose previous books—My Granny’s Purse and My Grandpa’s Briefcase—this is a die-cut cornucopia stuffed with marvelous […]

Not a Stick

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description Antoinette Portis again captures the thrill of when pretend feels so real that it becomes real. With a stick in hand, the options are endless—whether it’s conducting an orchestra, painting a masterpiece, or slaying a dragon—give a child a stick and let imagination take over and the […]

When I’m Big: A Guess How Much I Love You Storybook (Guess How Much I Love You)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Sam Mcbratney Publisher: Candlewick Book Description For the first time in twelve years, the Nutbrown Hares hop back for a brand-new GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU story. Happy spring! Out in the fresh spring air, the two Nutbrown Hares see a tiny acorn growing. “Someday it will be a tree,” […]

Baby! Baby!

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Vicky Ceelen Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description With these striking and adorable photographs, Vicky Ceelen cleverly captures the similiarities between human and animal babies. From a sleeping baby alongside a snoozing kitten to a teetering toddler and a wobbly duckling, Ceelen’s comparisons are striking. Bright photos paired […]

Spaghetti And Meatballs For All (Marilyn Burns Brainy Day Books)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Marilyn Burns Publisher: Scholastic Press

Baby Einstein: See and Spy Shapes (Baby Einstein Books)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Julie Aigner-clark Publisher: Hyperion

Museum Shapes

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: The (NY) Metropolitan Museum of Art Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Book Description From circles and squares to arches and stars, Museum Shapes introduces children to basic and complex shapes through The Metropolitan Museums extensive and varied collections of art. Each shape has two spreads devoted to it; the first spread […]

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 […]

Big Little (Leslie Patricelli board books)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Whether you’re big or little, learning about opposites has never been more fun – or funny – than with this winning board book. Ladies are big, but ladybugs are little. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie Patricelli’s spirited board book, BIG LITTLE, stars an obliging, […]

Colors and Shapes/Los colores y las figuras (English and Spanish Foundation Series) (Book #3) (Bilingual

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Gladys Rosa-Mendoza, Gladys Rosa Mendoza, Carolina Cifuentes Publisher: me+mi publishing Product Description Introduces children to the concepts of color and shape with charming illustrations. Introduce children to the concepts of color and shape with wonderfully charming illustrations of multicultural children holding up oversized shapes in different colors. The last page depicts […]

How Many?

Author: Ron Van Der Meer Publisher: Robin Corey Books Amazon.com A Special Note from Author Ron Van Der Meer I have been working on an extremely involved online Maths project, called Maths-Whizz.com, for the past 6 years through Flash animated short movies making maths fun and understandable. The system teaches kids from 4 to 16 […]


Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Book Description “A must-have title for any children who have ever felt less than enchanted with their diminutive status.” – SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL When you’re a tiny chimp like Bobo, it seems that everyone else is bigger than you. Luckily, Bobo’s pals let him climb on their shoulders to […]

Black on White

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Publisher: Greenwillow Amazon.com Tana Hoban has created an elegant solution for those who want to initiate children into the infinite wonders of reading. This picture book compels parents to talk to their babies as they share the wordless pages with their little ones. Black illustrations on a white background provide high […]