Preschool Picture Story Books
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Few words are needed in this inventive and fun transportation adventure
"Bus Stop " a boy yells, as his bus pulls away one early morning. He must wait for the next bus. But the next one does NOT look like his bus at all. And neither does the next one, or the next. At first, the boy is annoyed. Then he is puzzled. Then intrigued. The other buses look much more interesting than his bus. Maybe he should try a different bus after all, and he's glad he does
Here is a book with few words and delightful illustrations that shows very young children that trying something a little different can be a lot of fun.
Curious George Dragon Dance
George and Marco are curious about the celebrations giong on in Chinatown. Luckily, their new friend Lily tells them all about Chinese New Year, and even asks for their help practicing the dragon dance for the big parade. But getting around in the dragon costume is hard work, and before they know it, their costume is in need of repair Will they be able to fix it in time for the parade? This 24-page picture book, based on the Emmy Award-winning Curious George PBS TV show, includes bonus information about Chinese New Year traditions and fun crafts to celebrate with. For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more
The Great Race
The Story of the Chinese Zodiac
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Celebrate Chinese New Year and learn how every animal earned its place in the Chinese zodiac by taking part in the Great Race Discover who will come first to win the ultimate prize, and find out why Cat will never forgive his friend Rat in this ancient folk tale that has been passed from generation to generation.
Praise for Deep in the Woods, the previous title from Christopher Corr:
'... the book looks like a delectable candy box... There is a lesson here -- about friendship, and sharing -- but the book never feels plodding or pedantic... Which may be why the lesson just goes down like the truth.'
A Peek-Through Picture Book
The much-loved children's series that began with Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book brings you an elaborate book with peek-through holes that show the moon's different phases with each turn of the page.
Over deserts and forests, Arctic tundra and tropical beaches, the moon shines down on creatures around the world. Children will love discovering how it changes from day to day as the lunar cycle is shown through clever peek-through holes, each revealing the moon in a different size and shape.
It's the perfect light nonfiction book for young stargazers--and an ideal bedtime book, ending with a giant moon hovering over a sleepy town hunkered down for bed.
Look for all the books in the Peek-Through Picture Book series: Tree
and The Twelve Days of Christmas
. Nominated for the 2019 Kate Greenaway Medal
"young readers will delight in finding the many creatures on every page. . . . A lovely addition, perfect for bedtime and one-on-one sharing."--School Library Journal
"The author's rhyming text includes well-chosen language that delights the ear."--Kirkus Reviews
The Tale of Paul Bunyan
This terrific tall tale is about the tallest lumberjack ever and his big blue ox Lumberjacks came and went, but none left their mark like the great Paul Bunyan.
This Little Golden Book shares the very entertaining and very tall tale of everyone's favorite lumberjack and his giant ox, Babe. When Paul Bunyan was a baby, his first sneeze blew a flock of ducks south When Paul Bunyan was a man, his footprints filled with rain, and each one turned into a lake Paul Bunyan wasn't real, but young children will have a great time hearing his story and learning about tall tales.
The Colors of Winter
This Little Golden Book celebrates all the bright and beautiful colors of winter WHITE is out the window. Look at all the snow RED is Grandma's old sled. Up the hill we go. . .
Preschoolers will enjoy this lively poem about all the festive colors of winter. They'll gaze at the cheerful, textured illustrations of a girl playing outside on a snowy day until it's time to warm up inside--over hot cocoa with Grandma. "TURQUOISE is the handle of my favorite cup. BROWN is hot cocoa that warms my insides up. . . ."
This story, by one of today's acclaimed picture-book authors, has the feel of a cherished classic. A perfect companion to The Colors of Summer
Jonah and the Whale
A classic Bible story retold with beautiful illustrations in a large landscape format, perfect for reading aloud.
Jonah's adventures are told in a simple but exciting style in this elegant, beautifully illustrated board book. This extra-large format story book is a perfect size for sharing with young children, and makes an ideal gift. The book also features a note for parents, to help them get the most out of the story. In this story with a moral, God forgives Jonah and gives him another chance. Will God do the same for the people of Nineveh?
The Proudest Blue
A Story of Hijab and Family
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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school--and two sisters on one's first day of hijab--by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad.
With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It's the start of a brand new year and, best of all, it's her older sister Asiya's first day of hijab--a hijab of beautiful blue fabric, like the ocean waving to the sky. But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful, and in the face of hurtful, confusing words, Faizah will find new ways to be strong.
Paired with Hatem Aly's beautiful, whimsical art, Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad and Morris Award finalist S.K. Ali bring readers an uplifting, universal story of new experiences, the unbreakable bond between siblings, and of being proud of who you are.
The Rabbit Listened
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A moving and universal picture book about empathy and kindness, sure to soothe heartaches big and small.
When something sad happens, Taylor doesn't know where to turn. All the animals are sure they have the answer. The chicken wants to talk it out, but Taylor doesn't feel like chatting. The bear thinks Taylor should get angry, but that's not quite right either. One by one, the animals try to tell Taylor how to act, and one by one they fail to offer comfort. Then the rabbit arrives. All the rabbit does is listen . . . which is just what Taylor needs.
With its spare, poignant text and irresistibly sweet illustration, The Rabbit Listened
is about how to comfort and heal the people in your life, by taking the time to carefully, lovingly, gently listen.
Curious George Ready for School
George is so excited to go visit his friend Rami's school George packs a banana snack and is ready to have an adventure. And what an adventure school is Between Circle Time, outdoor play, and the many toys and crafts, George is one happy monkey. But can a curious monkey make it through the whole day without getting into any trouble? Young kindergarteners and preschoolers-to-be will get a sense of what a day at school is like, helping them, too, feel ready for school.