Features more than 35 of Dickinson's best loved poems, including "I'm nobody, who are you?" and "I started early, took my dog." "The choice of...Emily Dickinson is a good one....Chi Chung's illustrations...are precise and sometimes whimsical....Attractive and inviting....will give young readers something special."--Quill & Quire. "Bolin's four-page introduction describes and explains Emily Dickinson's odd life style and creative productivity....prettily colored watercolors."--LJ. ..".footnotes glossing antiquated diction are well-handled and the precis on Dickinson's church-hymnal metric is a model of its kind."--Washington Post. ." . . shot through with magical charm and graceful beauty . . ."--Buzz Weekly. 48 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.
Accompanied by NASA photographs and Dorros s colorful, lively drawings, the text explains the Earth s rotation in clear and simple terms. An experiment using a lamp as the sun further clarifies the principles introduced. BL.
A celebration of diverse world cultures from the brilliant Peter Spier, one of the most beloved children's illustrators of the last fifty years. In this breathtaking tour around the world, young readers can pore over the many details that make each country and culture unique and special--illuminated by Spier's detailed and witty illustrations of festivals and holidays, foods, religions, homes, pets, and clothing. In print since 1980, this classic, boundary-pushing book is a must-have in today's global age--a tribute to the ways in which we as the world's citizens are at once both different and the same.★ "The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents."--Publishers Weekly, starred review "A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age."--School Library Journal - The Christopher Award
- An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
Dust Jacket : Very Good
Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests.
How do you keep a rhinoceros from charging? Take away his credit cards. Over 2,000 riddles of all kinds, from simple to complex, for all ages. Written by a children's librarian, this is one riddle book that should be in both the adult and children's collections.--Library Journal. A real bonanza for riddle fans. A great boost for budding comedians.--School Library Journal. A massive collection. Index is helpful in finding specific zingers.--Horn Book.
Inge Auerbacher's childhood was as happy and peaceful as that of any other German child--until 1942. By then, the Nazis were in power, and because Inge's family was Jewish, she and her parents with sent to a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. The Auerbachers defied death for three years, and were finally freed in 1945. In her own words, Inge Auerbacher tells her family's harrowing story--and how they carried with them ever after the strength and courage of will that allowed them to survive.
"A moving story . . . The author's] perspective, while chilling, pierces the heart with memorable imagery." --Publishers Weekly
Join Dr. Seuss in this classic rhyming picture book-the simplest Seuss for youngest use.
Full of short, simple words and silly rhymes, this book is perfect for reading alone or reading aloud with Dad The rollicking rythym will keep kids entertained on every page, and it's an especially good way to show Pop some love on Father's Day
We like to Hop.
We like to hop
on top of Pop. Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You'll Go , these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too "Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss." -President Barack Obama
This fact-filled text with richly-detailed illustrations introduces not only the alphabet but also the wonders of the mammal world.What mammal jumps ten feet high to avoid hungry lions?
What monkey almost always gives birth to twins?
What mammal has a nose so large that it has to be moved out the way just to eat?
What mammal has eyes that are bigger than its brain?
Jerry Pallotta and Edgar Stewart deliver an intriguing book which will fascinate young children.