What a beautiful book! This story tells an intricate tale about a girl named Hortense and her shadow. It’s a darker story, but teaches a wonderful lesson about gratitude and being true to yourself.
Rediscover The Wind in the Willows with this beautifully illustrated new edition! The friendship, adventures and high-jinks of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad in this timeless story are perfectly suited for sharing across generations.
Jim the Lumberjack spends his days cutting down trees and burning brush, until his activities disrupt the forest and take away homes from the creatures that reside there. As a result, Jim opens his beard to the displaced animals, but their new home in his beard disrupts his life completely. Jim has to make it right, so he and his animal buddies can live in harmony. This is a delightful story about animals, pancakes, the importance of nature conservation and being ecofriendly as well as practicing proper beard maintenance.
On a cold winter’s night, William is visited by a progression of animals of increasing size, each requesting a warm place to rest their head. When a bear shows up, the other guests are reluctant to share their space in bed, but William’s generosity has warmed them to accepting one last friend. Fun to read with expressive illustrations, this is a beautiful tale of sharing.
Such a down-right clever, unique, interactive book! You and your little one will have so much fun lifting flaps, turning pages and discovering opposites. Whether it’s left from right or outside from in, you will enjoy pulling this book off the shelf again and again. Even the big kids will like this one. :)
Circle and Square are best friends until Triangle comes along and shakes things up. From Madison’s own illustrator rock star Bob Shea comes a tale of change, compromise, and the unexpected magic of new friends.
From the first page, fun and vivid illustrations capture the magic of two siblings waking to freshly fallen snow. Ignoring the biting cold, the two venture out to build their Snowbear. But there's a slippery hill and a dark forest and all that lurks inside, just waiting. Grab your hot cocoa, cuddle up, and enjoy this perfect winter's tale.
Yes, he’s back, but now our favorite, grumpy bear is on the move. Join Bruce as he heads out on the open road and of course, whether he likes it or not, is joined by four geese and three mice. Will he truly find what he’s looking for? Find out in this highly entertaining and latest installment of the “Mother Bruce” series. This story will make the whole family laugh. Seriously! Even your older kids will appreciate the humor and illustrations. I know my fourteen-year-old surely did!
This gorgeously illustrated picture book takes readers on an adventure…all within the back yard. The beam of the flashlight uncovers marvelous wonders: A tiger’s jungle, a pirate’s ship, a giant squid! With simple lines, and storytelling pictures, this book is a fun read-aloud that inspires imagination.
A sweetly heartfelt book about friendship. Yak and Dove are quite different in many ways, but in the ways that really matter they just might be perfectly matched friends. You will be charmed by them both as they figure out the strength of their friendship, and the ways in which they make each other better.
A charming fairy tale with an important lesson! King Jasper thinks that getting anything he wishes can solve any problem that pops up in his kingdom, but soon comes to learn that having more things might actually introduce new problems. A fun and fast-paced adventure with a whimsical setting!
Gorgeous illustrations coupled with lovely rhyming text. Watch a single sycamore seed grow into a massive tree that provides a home for a wide variety of birds, bugs, and all sorts of wildlife.
Mike Curato has certainly done it again with his latest Little Elliot book. Beautifully illustrated with recognizable New York landmarks, you’ll enjoy following Little Elliot and best friend mouse out of the city and into the country. A gentle, charming story for boys and girls that ties in with the season.
The amazing story of a sunflower seed as he travels, learns, and changes, with all the character development of a Tolstoy novel. Love it. Don’t be a bad seed.
We all love this hilarious book about a glowing pair of underwear. Creepy, yes, but maybe that is just what this big bunny needs in his dark room at night!
A fun new spin on find the object books. Not only is it Bernard's birthday, but he is also having quite the adventure! Follow along with his story and help him find all kinds of hidden objects in this AWESOME GLOW-IN-THE-DARK picture!
Boo (despite his scary name) is anything but...He's a shy little ghost that just wants to be part of the gang. An adorable and funny story that children can relate to.
At the heart of this brave and daring rescue mission is a tenacious young girl's drive to set things right. With comedically grave obstacles in her way, she and her companion set out with a boat, fishing gear, many pink balloons, and a large dose of patience. Quirky and charming, this book will resonate with any child who has a heart full of moxie.
Spoiler Alert! Nothing is what it seems in this clever, mixed media version of Moby Dick, appropriate for even the youngest fans of the white whale.
Ben adopts a dog and she is big—really big! Sadie says “roar” instead of “woof” and gets into a lot of trouble around town. That is until Ben finds a way for Sadie to help everyone. A hilarious story!
When a curious cat asks "whose moon is that?" other animals, the mountains, the sky, and the moon itself offer their own conflicting answers. This is a beautifully illustrated book with an even more beautiful sentiment. I thoroughly enjoyed this story!
This is the book that's filled with noise, it will be read and enjoyed by lots of boys. This is the book that girls will love. It has machines and action and will cause a reaction! PS rhymes in the book are much better!
A joyous story about preparing for a school day. But George is sure he forgot something…Bypass the anxiety and enjoy the fun of getting ready in the morning!
Beginning with a positive sibling interaction, this back to school story stars a very imaginative dinosaur named Arnold. His creativity is never compromised, giving Arnold the time he needs to adjust and the message that it’s okay to be who you are. Colorful active illustrations add to the positive tone.
That first day can be a little rough….on Mom! This gentle book is positive the whole way through, with the daughter reassuring Mom—even lending Mom her doll for support! Charming.
A sing-song tale of a giant in search of a snack, who ends up finding friendship instead….well, there is cake! A great reminder to little ones on how to get along with others, without being preachy.
It’s tough to have a sister day when your sister is SOOOOO busy! Although Lizzie wants to hang out with her sister who has such great ideas, it seems Lizzie has a few good ones of her own. A sweet, modern portrayal of sisters who finally make time for each other.