"What do a cuckoo who abandons her own egg and a frog who fakes his own death have in common? They're two of the most wanted creatures in the animal kingdom! In this hilarious nonfiction book, readers will meet 13 badly behaved creatures and the detective who's on the hunt to restore order to the animal kingdom. Each animal is wanted for a particular crime -- and spitting, lying, stealing and destruction of property are just a few of the ways these...
As Bear settles into his bed for hibernation Woodpecker, shocked to discover his cherished homes are missing, follows the trail of debris right to Bear's new front door, where a feisty exchange of name-calling and neighborhood gossip ensues.
Invites children to travel through trees and across seas with Maestro Mouse and his musical friends, who visit with a sequence of animals on spreads that incorporate clues to a coded message. Young readers will meet a big blue whale and speedy cheetahs, tiny beetles and graceful swans. The poems combined with the music tell a story and reveal a funny or interesting side of each animal's personality.
Shavuot is approaching, but Gitele and Yankl have no money to buy ingredients for blintzes. So they come up with a plan. Every day, they'll each put a coin into the empty trunk. By Shvuot, they should have enough coins to buy the ingredients. But will they be able to stick to their plan and provide their family with delicious blintzes for Shavuot?
Three hungry crocodiles are on a mission-to eat all of the guests at Zebra's birthday party! Emerging readers will love this carefully leveled story, complete with full-color illustrations and a reading comprehension quiz.
Deep in the jungle, in the still waters of the Nippy Pool, listening, lurking, waiting, live the Mighty Bitey Piranhas! Mouse, Goat, and Bear are on their way to Cougar's party and offer to play some music for them, but the Mighty Bitey have other, more scrumptious things on their minds!
Astronaut Clayton Anderson spent 152 days in space aboard the International Space Station--and while he didn't mail dozens of letters back to Earth (they would have burned up on reentry!), imagine if he did! These letters from space are full of weird science, wild facts, and outrageous true stories from life in space, complete with hysterical illustrations from Susan Batori. Backmatter includes even more interesting information on space, astronauts,...
"Astronaut Clayton Anderson lived aboard the International Space Station--and while he didn't mail letters home, imagine if he did! These letters are full of weird science, wild facts, and outrageous true stories from life in space. Backmatter includes even more information on space, astronauts, and living among the stars"--