Tag Archives: Viking Juvenile

The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

Author: Astrid Lindgren Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description An enticing, newly illustrated collection of the enduringly popular Pippi stories. Since Pippi Longstocking was first published in 1950, the escapades of the incomparable Pippi,the girl with upside-down braids and no parents to tell her what to do, have delighted boys and girls alike. Now, for the […]

The Little Drummer Boy Board Book

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Just in time for the holiday season, Ezra Jack Keats’s The Little Drummer Boy is now available in a durable board-book edition. Rich, expressive illustrations bring the words and music of the beloved Christmas song to life in a format perfect for the youngest readers.

An Ellis Island Christmas (Viking Kestrel picture books)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Maxinne Rhea Leighton Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description The Christmas holidays are filled with uncertainty for Krysia as she approaches Ellis Island on a ship filled with other Polish immigrants hoping to start fresh in the New World.

Madeline’s Christmas (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description It’s the night before Christmas and everyone is sick in bed. All except brave Madeline, who is up and about and feeling just fine. Taking care of eleven little girls and Miss Clavel is hard work, but Madeline finds help from a magical merchant […]

Llama Llama Misses Mama

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Anna Dewdney Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Strange new teacher. Strange new toys. Lots of kids and lots of noise! What would Llama like to do? Llama Llama feels so new . . . It’s Llama Llama’s first day of preschool! And Llama Llama’s mama makes sure he’s ready. They meet […]

Mama Had to Work on Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Marsden Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Gloria always spends Christmas with Papi, Mama, and Nana. But this Christmas, Papi is away picking oranges and Mama has to work at the hotel where she is a maid. Gloria is miserable when Mama makes her go with her-until they get to the […]

Max’s Christmas Stocking (Max Board Books)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Rosemary Wells Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Everybody’s favorite bunnies celebrate Christmas and Valentine’s Day in two adorable shaped board books just right for toddlers. When Santa mixes up their stockings, Max and Ruby are in for a big surprise on Christmas morning! And when Ruby uses all the candy to […]

Along for the Ride

Rating: (67 reviews) Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description It’s been so long since Auden slept at night. Ever since her parents’ divorce—or since the fighting started. Now she has the chance to spend a carefree summer with her dad and his new family in the charming beach town where they live. A […]

Nine Days to Christmas (Viking Kestrel picture books)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Marie Hall Ets Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Published over 30 years ago, Nine Days to Christmas remains fresh and relevant. Ceci’s first Christmas posada party and pinata have made her Mexican town come alive for generations of readers. “The youngest child will be completely transported by this lovely story”.–The Atlantic. […]

Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing up Scieszka

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Jon Scieszka Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description How did Jon Scieszka get so funny, anyway? Growing up as one of six brothers was a good start, but that was just the beginning. Throw in Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, […]

Pretty Monsters: Stories

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Kelly Link Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Kelly Link has lit up adult literary publishing—and Viking is honored to publish her first YA story collection. Through the lens of Link’s vivid imagination, nothing is what it seems, and everything deserves a second look. From the multiple award-winning “The Faery Handbag,” in […]

Madeline and the Cats of Rome

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: John Bemelmans Marciano Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description The Paris skies are gray, so Miss Clavel and the twelve little girls are leaving for brighter weather— spring in Rome. Rome has wonderful sights to see and delicious things to eat, but Madeline also finds an unexpected adventure, involving a thief, a […]

Math Curse

Rating: (57 reviews) Author: Jon Scieszka Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only 30 minutes till the bus leaves. Is there enough time? You have 3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants — can you […]

Max’s Toys (Max Board Books)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Rosemary Wells Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com Max is an irresistibly cute but persistent little bunny who wants what he wants when he wants it–any parent with an active toddler will relate. And like most little kids, Max thinks the grass is always greener on the other side; to be more precise, […]

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat (Caldecott Medal Book)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Simms Taback Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com When Joseph’s favorite overcoat gets old and worn, he makes a jacket out of it. When the jacket is more patches than jacket, Joseph turns it into a vest. When the vest’s number is up, Joseph makes a scarf. This thrifty industry continues until there’s […]

Blueberries for Sal

Rating: (85 reviews) Author: Robert McCloskey Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk go the blueberries into the pail of a little girl named Sal who–try as she might–just can’t seem to pick as fast as she eats. Robert McCloskey’s classic is a magical tale of the irrepressible curiosity–not to mention appetite–of youth. Sal and […]

Lock and Key

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description “Ruby, where is your mother?” Ruby knows that the game is up. For the past few months, she’s been on her own in the yellow house, managing somehow, knowing that her mother will probably never return. That’s how she comes to live with Cora, […]

Corduroy’s Merry Christmas Shaped Board Book

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Don Freeman Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house Corduroy and his friends were trimming the tree, singing carols, munching cookies, and waiting for Santa. Join in the festivities with Corduroy as he helps make the holiday jolly. With its appealing die-cut shape […]

Corduroy’s Christmas (Lift-the-Flap)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Don Freeman, B. G. Hennessy Publisher: Viking Juvenile

Angelina’s Christmas (Angelina Ballerina)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Katharine Holabird Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description When Angelina Ballerina sees old Mr. Bell all alone at Christmastime, she decides to bring him some holiday cheer. Cousin Henry doesn’t want to help—until he finds that there’s a real Santa Claus living in their town! With festive sparkly foil on the jacket […]

Llama Llama Mad at Mama

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description Yucky music, great big feet. Ladies smelling way too sweet. Look at knees and stand in line. Llama Llama starts to whine. Does any child like to go shopping? Not Llama Llama! But Mama can’t leave Llama at home, so off they go to Shop-O-Rama. Lots […]

The Story about Ping

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Marjorie Flack, Kurt Wiese Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com The tale of a little duck alone on the Yangtze River, The Story About Ping is a sweet and funny book with wonderfully rich and colorful illustrations. On a day like any other, Ping sets off from the boat he calls home with […]

Madeline’s Christmas

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring because of a nasty, contagious illness–even the mouse is in bed with a miserable cold. Only brave Madeline is up and about … competently running the household until she hears […]

An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Al Gore Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description Former Vice President Al Gore’s New York Times #1 bestselling book is a daring call to action, exposing the shocking reality of how humankind has aided in the destruction of our planet and the future we face if we do not take action to […]

Just Listen

Rating: (90 reviews) Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description Last year, Annabel was “the girl who has everything”—at least that’s the part she played in the television commercial for Kopf ‘s Department Store.This year, she’s the girl who has nothing: no best friend because mean-but-exciting Sophie dropped her, no peace at home since […]

General Winston’s Daughter

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Sharon Shinn Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description When seventeen-year-old heiress Averie Winston travels with her guardian to faraway Chiarrin, she looks forward to a reunion with her father, who is a commanding general, seeing her handsome fiancé Morgan once more, and exploring the strange new country. What she finds is entirely […]

Corduroy

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com Have you ever dreamed of being locked in a department store at night? The endearing story of Corduroy paints a picture of the adventures that might unfold (for a teddy bear at least) in such a situation. When all the shoppers have gone home for the night, […]

Goodnight Max (Max and Ruby)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Rosemary Wells Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description “Goodnight, Max,” says Max’s sister Ruby. But Max can’t get comfortable. First he spills a glass of water. Then there are all those itchy cookie crumbs in his bed…and the moon shining through his window. Will poor Max ever fall asleep? Rosemary Wells’ beloved […]

Violet Goes to the Country (Mitford for Children, Book 2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jan Karon, Melanie Cecka Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description Violet Goes to the Country is the second in a series of bestselling Mitford Storybooks inspired by Cynthia Coppersmith, a character from Jan Karon’s Mitford Years series. Violet and her owner, Alice, are off to the country for a visit. Violet is […]

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

Rating: (144 reviews) Author: Jon Scieszka Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com If geese had graves, Mother Goose would be rolling in hers. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales retells–and wreaks havoc on–the allegories we all thought we knew by heart. In these irreverent variations on well-known themes, the ugly duckling grows up to […]

Llama, Llama Red Pajama

Rating: (74 reviews) Author: Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description Llama, Llama red pajama waiting, waiting for his mama. Mama isn’t coming yet. Baby Llama starts to fret. In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama! Tucked into bed by his mama, Baby Llama immediately starts worrying when she goes […]

Make Way for Ducklings (Viking Kestrel Picture Books)

Rating: (47 reviews) Author: Robert McCloskey Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com It’s not easy for duck parents to find a safe place to bring up their ducklings, but during a rest stop in Boston’s Public Garden, Mr. and Mrs. Mallard think they just might have found the perfect spot–no foxes or turtles in sight, plenty of […]

The Story of Ferdinand

Rating: (62 reviews) Author: Munro Leaf Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com What else can be said about the fabulous Ferdinand? Published more than 50 years ago (and one of the bestselling children’s books of all time), this simple story of peace and contentment has withstood the test of many generations. Ferdinand is a little bull who […]

Violet Comes to Stay (Mitford for Children, Book 1)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Jan Karon, Melanie Cecka Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description No Mitford collection is complete without the Violet books Violet Comes to Stay is the first in a series of storybooks inspired by Cynthia Coppersmith, Father Tim’s wife from Jan Karon’s bestselling Mitford Years series. Jan Karon’s legions of fans will love […]