Series: Daisy Saves the DayHardcoverShirley Hughes9780763673239$19.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 9Jun 09, 2015
Beloved author-illustrator Shirley Hughes portrays the life of a young scullery maid in 1911 England as she stumbles and scrabbles toward her true place in life.Daisy Dobbs has a mother and little twin brothers, but she lives far from them, serving as a maid in a big house owned by two refined old ladies. Daisy scrubs floors and sweeps stairs, washes dishes and peels potatoes. And sometimes she makes mistakes—like hanging the ladies’ red bloomers out the window for all to see. But in the evenings, Daisy sometimes has a moment to herself, which ... + Read More
A sequel to Chancey of the Maury River, this heart-tugging story focuses on Macadoo — the gentle giant of the Maury River Stables.When Macadoo is just a colt, he challenges his father — a huge Belgian stallion — in order to protect his dam. From that moment on, Mac knows that his purpose in life is to help others. From surviving a kill auction to learning how to be a vaulting horse to giving therapeutic riding lessons, Mac is always patient and never loses hope in his mission to serve others — and he finds the courage to “walk on” through even... + Read More
Series: It's Our GardenFrom Seeds to Harvest in a School GardenPaperbackGeorge Ancona9780763676919$9.50JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Feb 26, 2015
Want to grow what you eat and eat what you grow? Visit this lively, flourishing school-andcommunity garden and be inspired to cultivate your own.At an elementary school in Santa Fe, the bell rings for recess and kids fly out the door to check what’s happening in their garden. As the seasons turn, everyone has a part to play in making the garden flourish. From choosing and planting seeds in the spring to releasing butterflies in the summer to harvesting in the fall to protecting the beds for the winter. Even the wiggling worms have a job to do i... + Read More
From the award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce comes the third official sequel to Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Tootings are stuck in 1966! Somebody’s stolen Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and left them behind. But that’s not their biggest problem. Their biggest problem is that Little Harry’s been kidnapped by whoever stole their magical car. There’s only one solution: the Tootings must find the Potts — the family that originally built Chitty. Sharing their combined knowledge of how Chitty works, the families may stand a chance of rescuing L... + Read More
Delve into dozens of entertaining, offbeat science projects with amusing commentary from Ruff Ruffman, the lovable host of FETCH!Families and teachers looking for a fun way to add science to kids’ agendas need look no further. This full-color book of Ruff Ruffman’s all-time favorite activities offers a chance to try real science at home, with special tips for turning the activities into science-fair projects. Ruff simplifies the scientific method for kids and shares basic setup and safety procedures for creating a laboratory and keeping a lab n... + Read More
Aar! Peppa Pig and her little brother, George, are following a map to find hidden treasure in Granny and Grandpa Pig’s backyard! Peppa Pig and her little brother, George, are excited about spending the day with Granny Pig and Grandpa Pig. But when they arrive, they’re even more excited to find Grandpa Pig wearing a pirate hat and Grandma Pig holding a map. It’s time for a treasure hunt in the backyard! X marks the spot — but how will they get there, and what will they find?
Will this be Peppa’s greatest vacation ever? Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, Peppa, and George are off to the warm, sunny seaside. It’s too bad Goldie the goldfish can’t come along, but Granny Pig and Grandpa Pig will look after Peppa’s beloved pet. There’s lots to do on vacation — send postcards, have pizza for lunch, take a nature walk, and of course go to the beach. It’s a great vacation indeed, and Granny Pig and Grandpa Pig have taken very good care of Goldie. Maybe too good!
Gardening is more fun with Peppa!Peppa and her little brother, George, love to help Grandpa Pig in the garden. They discover that everything grows from seeds planted in the dirt, and that even the apple that falls on Grandpa Pig’s head has seeds inside! Join the amiable Peppa and her spirited family as they shoo away birds and "monsta" snails, imitate butterflies and worms, make a scarecrow, and gather ingredients for a fresh salad — and Granny Pig’s delicious blackberry pie.
Series: Flora and UlyssesThe Illuminated AdventuresPaperbackKate DiCamillo9780763676711$12.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Mar 10, 2015
Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You!, is just the right person to step in and save him. What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirrel)... + Read More
Series: Sweep Up the SunHardcoverHelen Frost9780763669041$18.00JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Feb 23, 2015
Illuminated by exquisite photographs of eleven species of birds, a spareand elegantpoem inspires readers to open their wings and soar.Baby robins, open-beaked in their nest. Mallards winging to a new clime. Whether chickadees or cardinals, sparrows or starlings, here are commonly seen birds in their natural settings, captured in photographs of rare beauty and grace. In perfect synchrony, a lyrical narrative evokes images of play and flight, perseverance and trust.At the end, readers will find profiles of the featured species. This stunning book... + Read More
Series: Bird & DizHardcoverGary Golio9780763666606$23.00JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Feb 26, 2015
An award-winning author and a Caldecott Medalist improvise a playful tribute to the creators of bebop—Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.When sax player Charlie “Bird” Parker and trumpeter John “Dizzy” Gillespie make music together, they toss notes back and forth like a game of tag and chase each other with sounds. As Dizzy’s cheeks puff out like a frog with glasses, the two friends beep and bop and push each other to create a new kind of music—a thrilling fast jazz full of surprises. Blending a playful, rhythmic narration with expressive illus... + Read More
Series: Over the Hills and Far AwayA Treasury of Nursery RhymesHardcoverElizabeth Hammill9780763677299$33.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Mar 10, 2015
A spectacular treasury of 150 classic nursery rhymes and new discoveries, featuring a star-studded roster of seventy-seven illustrators.Nursery rhymes have entertained and comforted children for centuries. Over the Hills and Far Away is a unique collection of rhymes and verse from across the globe—rhymes from the English-speaking world as well as verse that entered English from Chinese, Latino, African, and other cultures. With illustrations from seventy-seven artists, many celebrated throughout the world, and some just emerging, this volume is... + Read More
The internationally acclaimed Shirley Hughes offers a treasury of seasonal poems that evoke the day-to-day experiences of the very young.In this joyous collection of poems, Katie and her little brother, Olly, are ready for whatever each day offers—sunshine, wind, rain, mist, or snow. From the happy sights and sounds of the beach to the quiet beauty of leaves in a rain puddle, this exuberant volume captures to perfection the everyday wonder of being out and about.
A celebrated duo reunites for a look at poems through history inspired by objects—earthly and celestial—reflecting the time in which each poet lived.A book-eating moth in the early Middle Ages. A peach blossom during the Renaissance. A haunted palace in the Victorian era. A lament for the hat in contemporary times. Poetry has been a living form of artistic expression for thousands of years, and throughout that time poets have found inspiration in everything from swords to stamp albums, candles to cobwebs, manhole covers to the moon. In The Deat... + Read More
Series: Garden PrincessPaperbackKristin Kladstrup9780763676681$9.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Mar 10, 2015
Dig in to this middle-grade fantasy featuring a horticulturally minded princess, a beautiful but evil witch, and a magpie with a shameful secret.Princess Adela is not a typical princess. She’s neither particularly beautiful nor particularly graceful, and she’d rather spend her days digging new plots for her garden than listening to teatime gossip. But when her friend Garth is invited to a garden party hosted by Lady Hortensia — whose beauty is said to be rivaled only by the loveliness of her gardens — Adela can’t resist coming along, even if it... + Read More
Series: Read Between the LinesHardcoverJo Knowles9780763663872$19.00YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Mar 10, 2015
Does anyone ever see us for who we really are? Jo Knowles’s revelatory novel of interlocking stories peers behind the scrim as it follows nine teens and one teacher through a seemingly ordinary day.Thanks to a bully in gym class, unpopular Nate suffers a broken finger—the middle one, splinted to flip off the world. It won’t be the last time a middle finger is raised on this day. Dreamer Claire envisions herself sitting in an artsy café, filling a journal, but fate has other plans. One cheerleader dates a closeted basketball star; another questi... + Read More
Series: Marilyn's MonsterHardcoverMichelle Knudsen9780763660116$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 10, 2015
The best-selling author of Library Lion pairs with award-winning illustrator Matt Phelan to create a picture book gem with an unexpected twist.Some of the kids in Marilyn’s class have monsters. Marilyn doesn’t have hers yet, but she can’t just go out and look for one. Your monster has to find you. That’s just the way it works. Marilyn tries to be patient and the kind of girl no monster can resist, but her monster doesn’t come. Could she go out and search for him herself? Even if that’s not the way it works? From favorite picture-book creators M... + Read More
Series: Beyond MagentaTransgender Teens Speak OutPaperbackSusan Kuklin9780763673680$16.99YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Age (years) from 14Mar 10, 2015
A 2015 Stonewall Honor BookA groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender preference. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the emotional and physical journey each youth has taken. Each hone... + Read More
In a tale steeped in action, romance, and the gaslit intrigue of Victorian London, Mary Quinn’s detective skills are pitted against a cunning and desperate opponent.Mary Quinn has a lot on her mind. James Easton, her longtime love interest, wants to marry her; but despite her feelings, independent-minded Mary hesitates. Meanwhile, the Agency has asked Mary to take on a dangerous case: convicted fraudster Henry Thorold is dying in prison, and Mary must watch for the return of his estranged wife, an accomplished criminal herself who has a potenti... + Read More
Series: Hippos Are Huge!HardcoverJonathan London9780763665920$19.00JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Mar 10, 2015
Hippos may make you laugh, but watch out! An acclaimed naturalist takes an exuberant look at these massive, swift, and super dangerous animals.What’s the deadliest animal in Africa? It’s not the lion or the crocodile—it’s the hippopotamus! Hippos have razor-sharp tusks, weigh as much as fifty men, and can run twenty-five miles per hour! Follow these hefty hulks as they glide underwater, play tug-of-war, swat balls of dung at one another, and nuzzle their young in the mud. Just don’t get too close—they could chomp you in two!
Abby McDonald gives L.A. the Jane Austen treatment in this contemporary take on Sense and Sensibility.Hallie and Grace Weston have never exactly seen life eye to eye. So when their father dies and leaves everything to his new wife, forcing the girls to pack up and leave San Francisco for a relative’s house in shiny Beverly Hills, the two sisters take to their changing lot in typically different styles. Shy, responsible Grace manages to make friends with an upbeat, enterprising girl named Palmer but still yearns for her old life — and the maybe-... + Read More
“A cozy, comfortable book for a rainy night.” — Kirkus ReviewsThe whole Moody family hunkers down with beans and batteries, ready to wait out a storm. But along with massive rain and strong winds that knock the lights O-U-T out, Hurricane Elmer throws down ghosts, squirrels, and aliens. Spooky! But musical board games, s’mores, and some good old-fashioned storytelling turn bad weather into a happy memory in Judy and Stink’s third full-color adventure.
Stink takes a star turn—and helps stave off cosmic calamity—in a Judy Moody & Friends adventure just right for newly independent readers.Look up! Look out! A comet is coming, a comet is coming! Stink is camped out in the backyard with his sister, Judy, and he can’t wait to lay eyes on P/2015 OZ4, also known as the Sherman-Holm Comet. But then news of an asteroid hitting Russia reaches Stink, and suddenly he’s feeling squeamish (and squash-ish) about close encounters of the outer-space kind. Will donning an aluminum-foil cape and building a bun... + Read More
Stink takes a star turn—and helps stave off cosmic calamity—in a Judy Moody & Friends adventure just right for newly independent readers.Look up! Look out! A comet is coming, a comet is coming! Stink is camped out in the backyard with his sister, Judy, and he can’t wait to lay eyes on P/2015 OZ4, also known as the Sherman-Holm Comet. But then news of an asteroid hitting Russia reaches Stink, and suddenly he’s feeling squeamish (and squash-ish) about close encounters of the outer-space kind. Will donning an aluminum-foil cape and building a bunk... + Read More
Series: Maps Activity BookPaperbackAleksandra Mizielinska9780763677718$21.00JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Mar 10, 2015
Informative and imaginative activities for young explorers everywhere.Following the best-selling Maps, the Mizielinskis return with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles from around the world, this book offers hours of entertainment to young adventurers. Informative and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and explore their imagination to draw, decorate and design on every pull-out page.
When Bizzy Bear arrives at the castle, he is given a helmet to try on and a sword to practice with — and even his own horse! In no time at all, Bizzy is ready for some real jousting.When Bizzy Bear arrives at the castle, he is given a helmet to try on and a sword to practice with — and even his own horse! In no time at all, Bizzy is ready for some real jousting. A lavish, medieval banquet is the perfect end to a very busy day.
Series: Bizzy BearBizzy Bear: ZookeeperBoard bookNosy Crow9780763676032$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Mar 10, 2015
Bizzy Bear’s spending the day at the zoo scrubbing the crocodile, brushing the hippo’s teeth, and feeding the penguins.Readers will enjoy interacting with the story by pushing and pulling the tabs to help Bizzy Bear care for the animals.
Series: Above WorldHorizonPaperbackJenn Reese9780763676674$9.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Mar 10, 2015
In this third and final adventure in the Above World series, Aluna and her friends finally face their most terrifying enemy, Karl Strand.Aluna and Hoku, Kampii from the City of Shifting Tides, and their friends, Equian Dash and winged Aviar Calli, are determined to stop a war. The maniacal ex-scientist Karl Strand is planning to conquer the world with his enormous army of tech-enhanced soldiers . . . unless the four friends can get to Strand first. Aluna’s plan is dangerous: pose as Upgraders and infiltrate the army. But the enemy isn’t what th... + Read More
Series: The Bus Is For UsHardcoverMichael Rosen9780763669836$19.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Apr 14, 2015
Renowned author Michael Rosen offers a quintessential book for young children who love things that go.Small children take great delight in rides—whether by bicycle, car, boat, or plane. But best of all is taking the bus, because the bus is for everyone! Complemented by beautiful artwork from Gillian Tyler, this playful rhyming narrative by Michael Rosen will rev up little listeners to join right in.
Series: The Maine Coon's HaikuAnd Other Poems for Cat LoversHardcoverMichael J. Rosen9780763664923$20.00JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Mar 10, 2015
In evocative haiku, Michael J. Rosen depicts twenty different breeds of cats—whether mischievous or mysterious, comical or commanding.Some cats have names that suggest far-off lands, like the Turkish Angora and the Norwegian forest cat. Others allude to places closer to home, such as California’s ragdoll and the Maine coon. Set against Lee White’s graceful illustrations, with intriguing facts about each of twenty breeds at the end, this charming haiku collection for lovers of America’s most popular house pet provides the purr-fect book to curl ... + Read More
In this stunning pop-up book, meet seven animal builders and see how their unique skills help them survive—and to live together in harmony in the neighborwood.At the edge of the forest a spider spins her web, while nearby, a hummingbird uses strands of spider silk to build her nest. These are just two of the many animals who live side by side, sharing the resources they need to construct homes, traps, or places to store food. From award-winning artist Shawn Sheehy comes an up-close look at the architectural masterpieces of the animal world, fea... + Read More
Series: The Circus ShipPaperbackChris Van Dusen9780763655921$9.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Feb 24, 2015
With stunning artwork and a rhyming text, the illustrator of the Mercy Watson books tells a tale of human-animal connection full of humor and heart. (Ages 4-8)When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner returns to claim them, villagers of all species conspire to outsmart the bloated blowhard. With... + Read More
Series: The Tightrope WalkersHardcoverDavid Almond9780763673109$20.00YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Mar 24, 2015
International award winner David Almond draws on memories of his early years in Tyneside, England, for a moving coming-of-age novel, masterfully told.A gentle visionary coming of age in the shadow of the shipyards of northern England, Dominic Hall is torn between extremes. On the one hand, he craves the freedom he feels when he steals away with the eccentric girl artist next door, Holly Stroud—his first and abiding love—to balance above the earth on a makeshift tightrope. With Holly, Dom dreams of a life different in every way from his shipbuil... + Read More
Series: Things I'll Never SayStories About Our Secret SelvesHardcoverAnn Angel9780763673079$19.00YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Mar 24, 2015
Fifteen top young-adult authors let us in on provocative secrets in a fascinating collection that will have readers talking.A baby no one knows about. A dangerous hidden identity. Off-limits hookups. A parent whose problems your friends won’t understand. Everyone keeps secrets—from themselves, from their families, from their friends—and secrets have a habit of shaping the lives around them. Acclaimed author Ann Angel brings together some of today’s most gifted YA authors to explore, in a variety of genres, the nature of secrets: Do they make yo... + Read More
Series: Migloo's DayHardcoverWilliam Bee9780763673741$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Mar 24, 2015
A search-and-find adventure follows a dog named Migloo on a day packed with excitement.This is the story of Migloo’s day, a day filled with food, fun, friends, and adventure. There are things to find and puzzles to solve on action-filled spreads brimming with details. From acclaimed author-illustrator William Bee comes a search-and-find book with a fun-loving dog leading the way.
Series: MaisyMaisy's PlaneBoard bookLucy Cousins9780763673048$7.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Mar 24, 2015
Maisy is flying high in the sky a shaped board book full of fun and learning.It’s Eddie’s birthday, and Maisy has a special surprise. Join our favorite mouse and her pals as they go up and away in her plane, passing Tallulah in her hot-air balloon and doing a loop-the-loop in the skies. Maisy even delivers a happy birthday message, all in time for Eddie’s party!
Series: MaisyMaisy's TractorBoard bookLucy Cousins9780763673055$7.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Mar 24, 2015
Maisy is busy on her farm in a shaped board book full of fun and learning.Chug, chug! Jump aboard Maisy’s tractor as she plows the field, stopping to feed and milk the cows and bring the lambs back to the barn. But wait a minute—one of the lambs has gone missing! Will Maisy be able to find her woolly friend?
Harry the hippo continues to play his favorite game—but luckily for his friends, it’s hard to hide a hippo!Harry and friends are at the farm, which offers Harry a plethora of new places to hide. Who’s that behind the barn? Or poking out of the haystack? Could that be a hippo hiding in the mud with the pigs? Once Harry is found, it’s time to start the game again!
Harry the hippo continues to play his favorite game—but luckily for his friends, it’s hard to hide a hippo!At the playground, Harry’s friends search high and low. Whether he’s under the seesaw, behind the park bench, or hanging precariously from the swing set, it’s hard not to find Harry. But the fun is in the searching, and the friends are always up for another round!
Series: Oh No, George!Board bookChris Haughton9780763676520$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Mar 24, 2015
Bold, hilarious artwork captures the innocent charm of affable George, a dog who is trying to be good — with disastrous results.George is a dog with all the best intentions. And his owner, Harry, has all the best hopes that George will be a well-behaved dog when he leaves him alone for the day. But when George spies a delicious cake sitting on the kitchen table, his resolve starts to waver. You see, George loves cake…. Uh-oh. What to do now? It’s so hard to be a good dog when there are cats to chase and flowers to dig up! What ever will Harry s... + Read More
Series: So CozyHardcoverLerryn Korda9780763673734$18.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Mar 24, 2015
Savor the joys of snuggling—with this warm and funny story for the youngest readers.Dog’s bed looks so cozy that Mommy and Baby Bear, Goose, Cat, Goat, Snake, the rabbits, and even Elephant want to snuggle with Dog too. Soon it’s a teetering pileup of coziness until…patter, patter, patter …along comes Mouse, who climbs to the very tip of Elephant’s trunk. How tickly! So tickly, in fact, that Elephant sneezes—such a noisy, trumpety sneeze that he frightens all the others away. All but Dog, that is, when…patter, patter, patter …little Mouse comes... + Read More
Series: Heather Has Two MommiesHardcoverLeslea Newman9780763666316$19.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Mar 11, 2015
Candlewick relaunches a modern classic for this generation with an all-new, beautifully illustrated edition.Heather’s favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn’t have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn’t matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because “the most important... + Read More
Series: Funny Face, Sunny FaceHardcoverSally Symes9780763676063$17.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Mar 24, 2015
Loosely following a child’s daily routine, this charming and beautifully illustrated book celebrates all things toddler. Loosely following a child’s daily routine, this charming and beautifully illustrated book celebrates all things toddler. Richly detailed scenes, cute characters, and rhyming text assure that even the youngest of children will join in, and adults will take pleasure in the colorful illustrations, however many times they’re asked to read!
Series: Chooky-Doodle-DooHardcoverJan Whiten9780763673277$15.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Mar 24, 2015
Fresh illustrations, a rollicking text, and a growing succession of cute little chicks make the counting go down easy. When one big-eyed chick fails to yank its prize worm from the ground, it’s time to bring in a friend—and then another, and another. But if adding a rooster to the crew still doesn’t do the trick, could it be that a worm isn’t always what it seems? Each turn of the page brings a new number and a new rhyme in this delightful debut from both author and illustrator.
Handsome but headstrong, a retired racehorse finds a second chance in this affecting, fast-paced novel told straight from the horse’s mouth.When Dante’s Inferno is born early, on a February night, there are already great expectations for him. He may be the grandson of the greatest racehorse in modern times, but Dante’s start proves a rough one, both in life and on the track. When Dante fails as a racehorse, he ends up at a Thoroughbred rescue facility run by rehabilitating prisoners before being adopted as a project horse at the Maury River Sta... + Read More
Series: Formerly Shark GirlPaperbackKelly Bingham9780763676735$10.00YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12Apr 14, 2015
Jane Arrowood, otherwise known as Shark Girl, has been living with just one arm for over a year. Now she’s searching for a new normal.It’s been a year since the shark attack that took Jane’s arm, and with it, everything she used to take for granted. Her dream of becoming an artist is on the line, and everything now seems out of reach, including her gorgeous, kind tutor, Max Shannon. While a perfectly nice guy from her science class is clearly interested in Jane — removing her fear that no one ever would want a one-armed girl — Jane can’t stop t... + Read More
Series: Yard SaleHardcoverEve Bunting9780763665425$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Apr 14, 2015
When a family has to leave their house and move to a small apartment, it’s hard to let go of things—but having one another is what counts.Almost everything Callie’s family owns is spread out in their front yard—their furniture, their potted flowers, even Callie’s bike. They can’t stay in this house, so they’re moving to an apartment in the city. The new place is “small but nice,” Mom says, and most of their things won’t fit, so today they are having a yard sale. But it’s kind of hard to watch people buy your stuff, even if you understand why it... + Read More
Can Professor Fizzy and his Lunch Lab pals cook up something to please a veggie-hating food critic?—and still keep it healthy?You can’t fool Nelly Nitpick: she’s one tough food critic, and she does not like vegetables. But she’s coming to Fizzy’s Lunch Lab, the fantabulous high-tech kitchen where the food is not just delicious, it’s healthy, too. The Lunch Labbers are frantically scrambling to put together just the right meal for Nelly and having fun while they’re at it. Will an entrée of bean burger and sweet-potato fries pass Nelly’s taste te... + Read More
Can Professor Fizzy and his Lunch Lab pals cook up something to please a veggie-hating food critic—and still keep it healthy?You can’t fool Nelly Nitpick: she’s one tough food critic, and she does not like vegetables. But she’s coming to Fizzy’s Lunch Lab, the fantabulous high-tech kitchen where the food is not just delicious, it’s healthy, too. The Lunch Labbers are frantically scrambling to put together just the right meal for Nelly and having fun while they’re at it. Will an entrée of bean burger and sweet potato fries pass Nelly’s taste tes... + Read More
It’s time to party with Maisy in this brand-new sticker book!Maisy’s fans are invited to take their place at her party, using stickers to fill in the details on every page. There are prizes to add to the treasure hunt, party bags to fill, a room to decorate with balloons and streamers, and a special dress to pick out for the star. Happy birthday to Maisy!
It's time to join Maisy at the seaside with this brand-new sticker book!Follow Maisy and all of her friends on a sunny day at the beach, using stickers to add to the fun on every page. Find Maisy’s towel and bathing suit, build castles in the sand, have a picnic, fly a kite, and more.
Series: Princess in BlackThe Princess in BlackPaperbackShannon Hale9780763678883$9.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Apr 14, 2015
Who says princesses don’t wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! A big blue monster is threatening the goats! Stopping monsters is no job for dainty Princess Magnolia. But luckily Princess Magnolia has a secret —she’s also the Princess in Black, and stopping monsters is the perfect job for her! Can the princess sneak away, transfor... + Read More
Series: The Song of DelphineHardcoverKenneth Kraegel9780763670016$18.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Apr 14, 2015
A lonely servant girl finds solace in song—and unexpected long-necked friends at her window—in an utterly charming tale of kindness rewarded.Poor Delphine is all alone. She has no family and no friends, and as a servant in Queen Theodora’s palace, her life is full of work. Fortunately, Delphine loves to sing, and if her spirits are down, songs bring her comfort and cheer. When young Princess Beatrice comes to live at the palace, Delphine is excited at first, but the unkind princess only makes Delphine’s life more miserable. Then, one night, as ... + Read More
In a follow-up to Steve Light’s highly praised Have You Seen My Dragon?, the county fair is filled with shapes—and somewhere among them a monster is waiting to be found. A little girl gallivants through a county fair, searching for her furry friend. Readers will surely spot the friendly monster as well as twenty shapes, identified here by their proper names—trapezoids, ellipses, kites, and more—hidden among iconic fair attractions from the fun house to the Ferris wheel. Maybe the monster is judging the pies? Or perhaps he’s at the monster-truck... + Read More
Series: Are You My Mommy?Board bookMary Murphy9780763673727$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Mar 31, 2015
Lift the flaps and join the peek-a-boo fun with a little pup searching for his mommy.Babies and toddlers are invited to lift the flaps and transform the pictures in this bright board book as they follow a puppy who is looking for his mother. Mary Murphy’s colorful illustrations of adorable animals will entice the youngest of children as they discover a variety of mommies and babies along the way.
Five lavishly illustrated spreads, big, recessed flaps, and a host of animals to spot, name, and mimic combine in these delightful little board books for the very young.Five lavishly illustrated spreads, big, recessed flaps, and a host of animals to spot, name, and mimic combine in these delightful little board books for the very young.
Five lavishly illustrated spreads, big, recessed flaps and a host of countryside animals to spot, name and mimic combine in this delightful little board book for the very young.
Series: Timmy FailureTimmy FailureMistakes Were MadePaperbackStephan Pastis9780763669270$7.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Apr 14, 2015
“An endearingly pathetic antihero with delusions of greatness…. Seldom has failure been so likable — or so funny.” — The Wall Street JournalTake Timmy Failure—the clueless, comically self-confident CEO of the best detective agency in town, perhaps even the nation. Add his impressively lazy business partner, a very large polar bear named Total, and what you have is Total Failure, Inc. From the offbeat creator of Pearls Before Swine comes an endearingly bumbling hero in a hilarious caper accompanied by a whodunit twist. With perfectly paced visua... + Read More
Middle-grade readers drawn to Judy Moody or Clementine will find a funny and charismatic companion in Cody, star of this delightful series.For whimsical Cody, many things are beautiful, especially ants who say hello by rubbing feelers. But nothing is as beautiful as the first day of summer vacation, and Cody doesn’t want to waste one minute of it. Meanwhile, teenage brother Wyatt is moping over a girl, Mom is stressed about her new job as Head of Shoes, Dad is off hauling chairs in his long-distance truck, and even camp has been closed for the ... + Read More