Tag Archives: Words

Baby Einstein: First Words

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Julie Aigner-Clark Publisher: Disney Press Product Description Build your baby’s vocabulary with this new first words book. Split into familiar catagories such as animals, nature, food and babies themselves, the youngest learners will be able to identify the names of familiar objects. Baby Einstein Books is an imprint of developmentally appropriate, […]

The Quiet Book

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Deborah Underwood Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Amazon.com Review Amazon Best Books of the Month, April 2010: Give Goodnight Moon and Goodnight Gorilla  the night off and pick up this new bedtime classic. This pitch-perfect picture book by Deborah Underwood and illustrator Renata Liwska will quell the pre-bedtime crazies. With the […]

Fisher-Price Little People Worlds of Adventure: A Look Inside Book

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Reader’s Digest Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description This unique Fisher-Price book helps kids find out what’s inside a world of adventure with the turn of large die-cut pages throughout.  Colorful large board book reveals what is inside five different exciting places.  Dozens of labels teach over 250 words. The Fisher-Price gang […]

Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire!

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Calling all poets! Fancy Nancy Clancy is so poetic, even her name rhymes. And with limericks, couplets, free verse, and more, poetry is plenty fancy! So when her teacher Ms. Glass gives Nancy and her classmates an assignment to come up with their very own […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (Super WHY!)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Ellie O’Ryan Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description The Super Readers are on a special mission to find out why Santa Claus visits children on Christmas. To find the answer to their question, the Super Readers fly into the classic story “’Twas the Night Before Christmas”. While in the story, the […]

Big Words for Little People

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Jamie Lee Curtis Publisher: Joanna Cotler Product Description I know some Big Words. I’ll teach them to you. Although you are small, you can use Big Words too. Big Words aren’t scary. They’re big fun to learn. I was taught once and now it’s your turn. The eighth hilarious picture book […]

The Pet Dragon: A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters

Author: Publisher: Greenwillow Product Description Meet Lin and her pet dragon! When the dragon mysteriously disappears, Lin sets off on a journey to find her best friend . . . and readers set off on a journey of learning and discovery. By ingeniously integrating written Chinese characters into the illustrations as the story progresses, Christoph […]

How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones? (Words Are Categorical)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian P. Cleary Publisher: First Avenue Editions Book Description This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and homophones is printed in color for easy identification. At the end, readers are challenged to apply what […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Richard Scarry’s Best First Book Ever!

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illus. in full color. Favorite Scarry animal characters introduce simple learning concepts and over 700 words.

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 […]

Skippyjon Jones 1-2-3 (Skippyjon Jones)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Judy Schachner Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Book Description Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese kitty boy who thinks he is a Chihuahua, can count! He is one naughty kitty, with two big ears, and three little sisters. Little ones will love to count along with him as he bounces his way from one to […]

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!

Oops!

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Publisher: Blue Sky Press Book Description Oops! Did somebody make a mess?! Join David as he finds himself in a few sticky situations, and learn his five favorite words along the way. From throwing a ball to riding a tricycle to taking a bath, David sometimes has a little too much […]

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 […]

Hop on Pop (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (89 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com First published in 1963, Hop on Pop remains a perennial favorite when it comes to teaching kids to read. Here, as in most of his extensive body of work, Dr. Seuss creates uncomplicated, monosyllabic rhymes to foster learning and inspire children […]

Dick and Jane: A Christmas Story (Dick and Jane)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description Share the holidays with Dick, Jane, Sally, Spot, and Puff. This charming oversized picture book features Dick, Jane, and Sally and Spot and Puff, too! The holidays are a time for family and togetherness, and what better way to spend your holiday than with Dick […]

Green Eggs & Ham (Nifty Lift-and-Look)

Rating: (211 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Young fans of the unflappable Sam-I-am will be pleased as punch to discover the plethora of flaps to lift in this 10-page board book version of the Dr. Seuss classic. Sam-I-am does his very best to convince a more finicky Seuss […]

Word Wizard

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Cathryn Falwell Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description At breakfast one morning, Anna discovers magic in her bowl of alphabet cereal. The letters in her spoon can be arranged to form several different words. She’s a word wizard! Wielding her magic spoon, Anna helps a lost little boy named Zack find his […]

The Boy Who Loved Words

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Roni Schotter Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Book Description Words. Selig collects them, ones that stir his heart (Mama!) and ones that make him laugh (giggle). But what to do with so many luscious words? After helping a poet find the perfect words for his poem (lozenge, lemon, and licorice), he figures […]

The Listening Walk

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Paul Showers Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description Put on your socks and shoes — and don’t forget your ears! We’re going on a listening walk. Shhhhh. Do not talk. Do not hurry. Get ready to fill your ears with a world of wonderful and surprising sounds.

Max’s Words

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Kate Banks Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Book Description Max’s brothers have grand collections that everyone makes a big fuss over. Benjamin collects stamps and Karl collects coins, and neither one will share with their little brother. So Max decides to start a collection of his own. He’s going to […]

Orange Pear Apple Bear

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Book Description In only five words — four of which are in the title — Kate Greenaway Medalist Emily Gravett presents a delightful picture book that is “simple and stunning” (The Guardian), and “daring, original, and a joy” (Sunday Times, London).

Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! (Beginner Books(R))

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illus. in full color. A mad outpouring of made-up words, and intriguing ideas.

Best Word Book Ever! (Giant Little Golden Book)

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Kenny and Kathy Bear and their Busytown friends introduce new and familiar names for objects grouped by subject, theme, and setting, in the city and on the farm, at the dentist and at the grocer’s, in the kitchen and at the circus and all the places […]

Hop on Pop (Beginner Books(R))

Rating: (88 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Combines phonics and word recognition, making sounds and letters recognizable. Highly recommended. Full color. Amazon.com First published in 1963, Hop on Pop remains a perennial favorite when it comes to teaching kids to read. Here, as in most of his extensive body […]

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (I Can Read It All by Myself Beginner Books)

Rating: (118 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss, Theodor Seuss Geisel Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Description coming soon… Amazon.com “Did you ever fly a kite in bed? Did you ever walk with ten cats on your head?” Such are the profound, philosophical queries posed in this well-loved classic by Theodor “Dr. Seuss” […]

There’s a Wocket in My Pocket! Dr. Seuss’s Book of Ridiculous Rhymes (Bright and Early Board Books)

Rating: (57 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com There’s a Wocket in my Pocket is yet another prime catch in the vast sea of delectable Dr. Seuss books. It’s difficult to find a Dr. Seuss book one wouldn’t recommend highly, and this is no exception. Seuss’s simple rhymes are consistently as […]