1) Simple Gifts
In words, pictures, and song, a nineteenth-century hymn continues to delight
"'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free."
So begins Simple Gifts, a generations-old hymn written by the Shakers of Alfred, Maine. In that simple community, people based their lives on kindness, trust, and the joys that come when we sing and dance together.
In this lush volume, acclaimed illustrator Chris Raschka brings this...
So, you want to be a sardine?
Once there was a fish named Arlene, who wanted to be a sardine. She wanted to be a sardine just like the silvery, salty fish that you see in those little tins at the grocery store.
With the bold brushstrokes of his vibrant illustrations, Chris Raschka follows Arlene's journey from a fjord to a big net to a briny bath aboard a fishing boat. And he reveals just how to get packed like a sardine!...
Four silly tales of animals who love to make mischief—no matter what!
Whaley Whale is hiding. Is she on the table? Is she in a basket? We don't know!
Moosey Moose is angry. Why is Moosey Moose angry? Because he wants to put on his long pants!
Wormy Worm is wiggling. Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle. Wormy Worm wiggles so much, he doesn't know which end is which.
And Sluggy Slug? Well, Sluggy Slug just won't go. Nope....
5) Can't Sleep
When you can't sleep, there's a friend for you in the night sky
For a little puppy who can't fall asleep, a darkened bedroom can be a lonely place. As his family prepares for bed, he lies awake and is frightened. It is very dark . . . but he is not alone.
Outside his window, the moon rises in the sky. The moon promises to stay awake and keep him safe. There's nothing to fear at night when the moon is keeping watch. And in the...
6) Crabby Crab
Four animals have no choice but to be themselves—even if it means being silly!
What is Doggy Dog? Is he a cat? Is he a potato? Is he a lampshade? No! He is a dog!
Goosey Goose is a goose, and that means she is trouble. Mess with her and you will see just how tough a goose can be.
Lamby Lamb is very sweet—until you try to make her put on her clothes. How do you make Lamby Lamb get dressed? Trick her!
9) Buggy Bug
10) Clammy Clam
11) Cowy Cow
13) Yo! Yes?
"Chris Raschka's latest jazz title is greatly enhanced with this audio version...a wonderful first exposure to both jazz music and Coltrane's piece" –School Library Journal
|Publication Date||Edition||Publisher||Physical Description||Availability|
|2008||1st ed.||Atheneum Books for Young Readers||1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.|| |
Frank Carlson Library
J E Raschka, Chris
|c1987||Picture Book Studio|| p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 24 cm.|| |
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