When young children observe the natural world, what do they see? Very often, it’s an inspiration for creative play. As in Nora Hilb’s previous book, WIGGLE GIGGLE TICKLE TRAIN, 13 vibrant spreads show how children use the world around them to come up with ideas for play. Striking real-life photographs of waterfalls, worms, and wintry roads are juxtaposed with lively drawings to reveal a child’s own inventive interpretation. Short bursts of action-packed poetry encourage preschoolers to identify patterning in text and the sounds associated with ideas. Continue reading
Johnny loves nothing better than splashing in the ocean waves–naked. But Mom says now that he’s four he’s too old to run around without clothes on. She even buys him a pair of overalls with genuine 100 percent child-proof snap fasteners But they’re no match for Johnny as he wriggles out of them. Continue reading
Based on the original Egermeier’s® Bible Story Book that has been loved for generations, Egermeier’s® Bible Storybook for Beginners features a smaller selection of some of the most popular stories. Colorful new artwork engages the attention of young children and helps them understand and retell the stories. The stories are designed for parents, grandparents or other adults to read to children. Each story is written in an engaging, easy-to-understand style and is biblically accurate, without doctrinal bias. Generation after generation continue to purchase the original storybook because of the integrity and biblical truth of the stories. Egermeier’s® Bible Storybook for Beginners maintains these values while providing for the needs of today’s children. This book is a wonderful tool for building a foundation of faith to last a lifetime.
You’d be surprised at what a cat gets up to all day!
A cat can get tangled up in all kinds of fun and mischief between wake-up time and nap time. Follow along with the playful text as Cat laps up milk, messes up the house, gets up to no good, stands up to a visiting dog, and finally curls up for a nap in the sun.
The expressive, energetic illustrations against simple backgrounds mirror the spare but rhythmic text that teaches about “up” actions while leading the reader through a day in the life of a cat.
Together with UP DOG, this board book will soon be a favorite of toddlers and preschoolers who adore animals. Continue reading
Mooshka, A Quilt Story by Julie Paschkis Genre: FICTION – JUVENILE: Concepts & Readers: Readers: Beginner Ages 4-8 Pages: 32 Hardcover 9 1/2 x 11 Date Published: March 2012 Publisher: Peachtree Publishers Karla loves her special quilt, Mooshka. But Mooshka is more than just a quilt-it speaks, comforting Karla at bedtime with whispered stories. Karla’s grandmother lovingly pieced Mooshka together using scraps of fabric from members of Karla’s family. Each square, or “schnitz,” shares a special memory of Karla’s ancestors and their lives. When new baby sister Hannah arrives, Karla’s routine is upset and Mooshka falls silent. Only when Karla … Continue reading
This case-bound padded board book from the Precious Moments brand makes it easy to share the story of Jesus with little children while teaching them about God’s love for them. Little ones will love the soft inviting illustrations of Precious Moments. Scriptures are from the International Children’s Bible,® the first translation created especially for children. Large, readable type encourages children to read along with their parents the story of Easter and the true meaning of this important holiday. Continue reading
It’s late at night, and Frederick’s mother has traveled twelve miles to visit him. When Frederick asks Mama how she can walk so far, Mama recounts her journey mile by mile. Every step of the way is special, as it brings them closer together; and Mama passes the time by remembering, listening, praying, singing, and more. Continue reading
Black sheep Eric Bennington faces a powerful moment of truth. . . . A devastating fire, suspicion of arson, accusations of family, and the death of his father force Eric to make a choice in the battle between his own pride and God’s grace. Only one person seems willing to stand beside him, but Eric wants nothing to do with the Reverend T’s God. After all, he’s only ever relied on himself. Will Eric choose a legacy of fools—or will he inherit glory?
Becoming a big sister is an exciting time full of smiles, smells, hugs, and kisses. For ages 2-5.
Bringing a new baby into the home is a time of wonder and challenges. Author Fran Manushkin celebrates this special time with tales that emphasize that there is plenty of love for everyone, baby and all.
Also available by author Fran Manushkin: Big Brothers Are the Best. Continue reading
In this poem, children discover that planting seeds is an exciting adventure that is good for the Earth, too! Beloved and award-winning author, Father Goose (Charles Ghigna) inspires young children to take care of the planet with his delightful poems. Part of the My Little Planet series. Ages 2-4. Continue reading