This Pura Belpr Award-winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children's Day/El d a de los ni os.
Children's Day/Book Day; El d a de los ni os/El d a de los libros has been observed on April 30th for over twelve years. Founder Pat Mora's jubilant celebration of this day features imaginative text and lively illustrations by award-winning illustrator Rafael L pez that will turn this bilingual fiesta into a hit for story time Toon Toon
The book includes a letter from the author and suggestions for celebrating Children's Day /El d a de los ni os.
we've waited for so long snow.
Is it really snow snow
or only heavy rain? Starting with the thrill and excitement over the first flakes falling from the sky, we follow three young neighbors enjoying all types of snow through the season. From sleet and fluff snow that isn't good for anything to angel snow, snowball snow, driveway snow (which can lead to the best forts), tracking snow, sledding snow, snow day snow, and all the way to the last snow which is exciting in its own way: Soon, soon, all gone snow.
We've waited for so long snow.
Please, please, no more snow.
Our bikes are whispering. Beautiful verse and evocative energetic illustrations perfectly hit all the right exciting and cozy notes that children will savor every winter
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.
In There Is a Bird On My Head , Gerald discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head-two birds on your head Can Piggie help her best friend?
. . . I wanted you more than you'll ever know,
so I sent love to follow wherever you go. . . .
Love is the greatest gift we have to give our children. It's the one thing they can carry with them each and every day.
If love could take shape it might look something like these heartfelt words and images from the inimitable Nancy Tillman. Wherever You Are is a book to share with your loved ones, no matter how near or far, young or old, they are.
Eric Carle's familiar illustrations of brown bear, red bird, yellow duck and the other endearing animals from his classic creation parade across the pages of this great interactive board book. As each page is turned, a new animal and its color are introduced, accompanied by Bill Martin's singsong, rhyming question-and-response text to read aloud or listen to. There are sliding doors throughout the book, which children will just love to open, so they can discover what the next animal in this engaging story will be.
High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves--inside and out. Messy hair? Beaver breath? So what Here's a little girl who knows what really matters. At once silly and serious, Karen Beaumont's joyous rhyming text and David Catrow's wild illustrations unite in a book that is sassy, soulful . . . and straight from the heart. The sturdy board book is just right for little hands.
A beloved classic for more than twenty years, this luminous new edition includes a note from the author, an audio download that includes a reading of the story and original music, and a refreshed jacket design.
In simple words and radiant collages, Debra Frasier celebrates the earth and extends an exuberant welcome to each member of our human family. Accompanied by a glossary explaining such natural phenomena as gravity, tides, and migration, this unforgettable book affirms the special place each child holds in the world.
Aloo-ki glances up from fishing and sees her sled dogs floating off on an ice floe. She races after them and comes upon an igloo. Being a curious girl, she goes inside only to find no one home. That's because the polar bear family who lives there is out walking while their breakfast cools off. Aloo-ki eats some soup, tries on their boots, and finally crawls into the smallest bed for a nap. Meanwhile, Papa, Mama, and Baby Bear see her dogs adrift, swim out to rescue them and return home to find Aloo-ki fast asleep in Baby Bear's bed.
Jan traveled to the far North to meet the Inuit people and see the amazing land where they live. Dramatic illustrations capture the shimmering ice, snow and deep blue seas of the Arctic, and when Jan adds a raven-haired Inuit girl and her appealing huskies, an endearing family of polar bears, and playful Arctic animals in the borders, the result is one of her most beautiful picture books.
The decorative Inuit patterns and clothing Jan uses throughout are sure to attract adult fans and collectors while children will want to listen to and look at this exciting version of a well-loved story over and over again.