There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a FlyViking Books for Young Readers #ad - An old favorite as you've never seen it before!everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed a fly, a spider, but who's ever seen what's going on inside the old lady's stomach? With this inventive die-cut artwork, Simms Tabak gives us a rollicking, and even worse, a bird, eye-popping version of the well-loved poem.
The Three PigsClarion Books 9780618007011 #ad - This caldecott medal-winning picture book begins placidly and familiarly enough, sticks, with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw, and bricks.2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. But the wolf’s huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the story. The transition signals the start of a freewheeling adventure with characteristic David Wiesner effects—cinematic flow, and sly humor, astonishing shifts of perspective, as well as episodes of flight.
The Three Pigs #ad - Fans of tuesday’s frogs and sector 7’s clouds will be captivated by old friends—the Three Pigs of nursery fame and their companions—in a new guise. Satisfying both as a story and as an exploration of the nature of story, The Three Pigs takes visual narrative to a new level. Dialogue balloons, text excerpts, and a wide variety of illustration styles guide the reader through a dazzling fantasy universe to the surprising and happy ending.
And into the realm of pure imagination.
The Lion & the MouseLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he'd planned to eat, the mouse later comes to his rescue, freeing him from a poacher's trap. The caldecott award-winning and New York Times bestselling fable of compassion and kindness retold by acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney.
The Lion & the Mouse #ad - In award-winning artist jerry pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted. Little Brown Young Readers. With vivid depictions of the landscape of the African Serengeti and expressively-drawn characters, Pinkney makes this a truly special retelling, and his stunning pictures speak volumes.
The Hello, Goodbye WindowHyperion Book CH 9780786809141 #ad - The Hello, Goodbye Window #ad - This is a love song devoted to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild. The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway. Everything important happens near it, through it, or beyond it. Told in her voice, her story is both a voyage of discovery and a celebration of the commonplace wonders that define childhood, expressed as a joyful fusion of text with evocative and exuberant illustrations.
The world for this little girl will soon grow larger and more complex, but never more enchanting or deeply felt. Little Brown Young Readers. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006.
Little TreePhilomel Books #ad - And he knows he has an important decision to make. From #1 new york times bestselling loren Long comes a gorgeously-illustrated story that challenges each of us to have the courage to let go and to reach for the sun. Praise for little Tree* "The illustrations are beautifully rendered. For graduates, for their parents, for anyone facing change, here is a gorgeously illustrated and stunningly heartfelt ode to the challenges of growing up and letting go.
. Grade: a"—cleveland plain Dealer 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. Understated and inviting, young readers will be entranced by Little Tree’s difficult but ultimately rewarding journey. Booklist, even as everyone else lets theirs drop, starred review"Long’s gentle but powerful story about a young tree who holds tight to his leaves, takes on nothing less than the pain and sorrow of growing up.
Little Tree #ad - Little Brown Young Readers. Beautiful. As in long’s unaccountably profound books about Otis the tractor, a pure white background somehow adds to the depth. The new york times book review in the middle of a little forest, there lives a Little Tree who loves his life and the splendid leaves that keep him cool in the heat of long summer days.
A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
Officer Buckle & Gloria CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOKG.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006. A glorious picture book. The horn book"rathmann is a quick rising star in the world of chidren's books. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. Philomel Books. Besides the beguiling story, the accidental mayhem in the background, the affable illustrations of the smiling Gloria, and the myriad safety tips -- such as 'always pull the toothpick out of your sandwhich' and 'never lick a stop sign in the winter' -- add to the enjoyment.
Putnam Publishing Group. Little Brown Young Readers. In this book, she again shows her flair for creating real characters, dramatic situations and for knowing what will make young audiences giggle and think. Children's book review magazine"Rathman brings a lighter-than-air comic touch to this outstanding, solid-as-a-brick picture book.
Officer Buckle & Gloria CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK #ad - Publisher's Weekly"A five-star performance. School library journal 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up.
A Ball for Daisy Caldecott Medal - Winner TitlesSchwartz & Wade RH-9780375858611 #ad - A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. Philomel Books. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. Little Brown Young Readers. Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006. Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisy's anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog.
Raschka's signature swirling, impressionistic illustrations and his affectionate story will particularly appeal to young dog lovers and teachers and parents who have children dealing with the loss of something special. In the tradition of his nearly wordless picture book Yo! Yes?, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka explores in pictures the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring.
A Ball for Daisy Caldecott Medal - Winner Titles #ad - Putnam Publishing Group. Winner of the 2012 randolph caldecott medalthis new York Times Bestseller and New York Times Best Illustrated Book relates a story about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Schwartz Wade Books.
So You Want to Be President?: The Revised and Updated EditionPhilomel Books #ad - Schwartz Wade Books. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. Philomel Books. There are now three georges in the catalog of presidential names, a Bush alongside the presidential family tree, and a new face on the endpaper portraiture. Hilariously illustrated by Small, this celebration by St.
So You Want to Be President?: The Revised and Updated Edition #ad - . George shows us the foibles, quirks and humanity of forty-two men who have risen to one of the most powerful positions in the world. Putnam Publishing Group. This new version of the Caldecott-winning classic by illustrator David Small and author Judith St. Philomel Books. Perfect for this election year--and every year! 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up.
Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006. Bush. Little Brown Young Readers. George is updated with current facts and new illustrations to include our forty-second president, George W.
Rapunzel Caldecott Honor BookDutton Books for Young Readers #ad - Putnam Publishing Group. Zelinsky has once again with unmatched emotional authority, control of space, and narrativecapability brought forth a unique vision for an age-old tale. The artist understands the story's fundamentals to be about possessiveness, and separation, confinement, rather than about punishment and deprivation.
Philomel Books. Zelinsky's work thrillingly shows us the events of the story while guiding us beyond them to the truths that have made it endure. Dutton books for Young Readers. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. Few artists at work today can touch the level at which his paintings tell a story and exert their hold.
Zelinsky's retelling of Rapunzel reaches back beyond the Grimms to a late-seventeenth-century French tale by Mlle. Thus the tower the sorceress gives Rapunzel here is not a desolate, barren structure of denial but one of esoteric beauty on the outside and physical luxury within. Little Brown Young Readers.
Rapunzel Caldecott Honor Book #ad - And the world the artist creates through the elements in his paintings the palette, control of light, interiors, characters, costumes speaks to us not of an ugly witch who cruelly imprisons a beautiful young girl, architecture, but of a mother figure who powerfully resists her child's inevitable growth, landscape, and of a young woman and man who must struggle in the wilderness for the self-reliance that is the true beginningof their adulthood.
As ever, and yet always somehow in newly arresting fashion, Paul O. Surely among the most original and gifted of children's book illustrators, Paul O.
FlotsamClarion Books HO-9780618194575 #ad - Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006. Schwartz Wade Books. Dutton books for Young Readers. And to keep. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. In each of his amazing picture books, a trip to the Empire State Building, David Wiesner has revealed the magical possibilities of some ordinary thing or happening--a frog on a lily pad, a well-known nursery tale.
. But there's no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share. A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam--anything floating that has been washed ashore. Little Brown Young Readers. Clarion Books.
Flotsam #ad - Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. Philomel Books. Philomel Books. Putnam Publishing Group. This time, a day at the beach is the springboard into a wildly imaginative exploration of the mysteries of the deep, and of the qualities that enable us to witness these wonders and delight in them.