What about Heaven? is the next book in the best-selling Little Blessings line, using captivating art from Care Bears artist Elena Kucharik, along with wonderful text from Kathleen Bostrom. Preschool children and adults alike can explore the mysteries of heaven.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/20/2000Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Beginning with the six houses on Color Street—red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple—and concluding with the introduction of the color wheel, in this follow-up to A Book About Design Mark Gonyea explains how artists visualize and choose colors. A Book about Color uses simple building blocks of color, shape, and design to introduce young artists to the world of color theory. A Book About Color is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/13/2010Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Encourages children to find out about themselves, while having fun writing and drawing their own biographies. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/12/1969Pages: 72Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
All About Manatees This all-new title leads Scholastic Nonfiction's relaunch initiative of Jim Arnosky's beloved All About series. All About Manatees is a thorough and colorful introduction to the world of manatees.All About Manatees is the newest entry in Jim Arnosky's treasured All About series, relaunching in Spring 08 from Scholastic Nonfiction. In All About Manatees, Arnosky shows how manatees grow and live, answering kids' biggest questions about these creatures of the water. Packed with intriguing information and brought to life by Arnosky's vibrant watercolors, this book will fascinate young readers.
Mad About Mad Libs includes five Mad Libs books in one, all for the bargain price of only $6.99! Readers will spend hours filling in the blanks of Undead Mad Libs, Happily Ever After Mad Libs, Ad Lib Mad Libs, Mad About Animals Mad Libs, and Peace, Love, and Mad Libs. This 240-page book has a value of $19.95!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/21/2013Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The newest book in a richly illustrated, always educational series offers a beginner's guide to understanding amphibians. ABOUT AMPHIBIANS FOLLOWS follows the easy-to-read, informative format of Cathryn and John Sill's other About... books. Describing the basic characteristics all amphibians share, as well as the features that distinguish them, the book explores everything from methods of communication to protection against enemies. The simply worded text is a wonderful introduction to the world of frogs, toads and salamanders for young children. The beautifully detailed illustrations by John Sill, a noted wildlife illustrator, help bring the animals to life, further educating young readers about what amphibians are, how they live, and what they do. As in the previous About... books, an afterword provides additional information and will inspire readers to learn more.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/15/2010Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What the Bible Is All About for Kids, based on Dr. Henrietta Mears’ classic Bible handbook, is a kid-friendly, visually exciting resource designed to help children, tweens and younger teens read and understand Scripture’s revelation of God and His great plan of the ages to save the world. Teachers and parents alike will appreciate this resource’s appeal to young believers: What the Bible Is All About for Kids is chock-full of maps, charts, time lines and fun illustrations that will help kids make sense of the Bible’s big picture and see Jesus on every page! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/7/2011Pages: 352Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
In this latest book in the acclaimed About... series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what hummingbirds are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to many varieties of hummingbirds, from the smallest type the Bee Hummingbird of Cuba to the largest the Giant Hummingbirds of the Andes Mountains in South America. An afterword provides details on the hummingbirds featured and inspires young readers to learn more about them.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In this latest book in the acclaimed About series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what the birds called raptors are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to many varieties of raptors, from the majestic Bald Eagle of North America to the sharp-eyed Secretary Bird of Africa. An afterword provides details on the raptors featured and inspires young readers to learn more about these birds of prey.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The kids in Ms. Brandt's class create a special report on the United States of America, with each child doing research on ten states. There's a double-spread map of the whole U.S. and a page for every state jam-packed with trivia, interesting facts, handwritten captions, and jokes. At the end of the book is a map showing how the United States grew over time, a spread on the presidents and what states they hailed from, as well as a "bibliography" of books the kids used in their research. Written by a team of well-known author/artists, this 64-page Smart About History book is a great guide for kids. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/12/2003Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Cathryn and John Sill explain the basic characteristics that all insects share, while offering a close look at a few of the many animals in this diverse category.As a fabulous addition to an important series for kids, this book explores the fascinating world of insects. Once again, illustrator John Sill and his wife Cathryn have collaborated on the most recent addition to the About... series. They tackle the fascinating and varied world of insects in this easy-to-read and educational book, painting these creatures in their respective natural habitats, explaining what insects are, how they live, and what they do.The captivating scenes depicted by noted wildlife illustrator John Sill in About Insects aid in the explanation of basic characteristics that all insects share as well as offer a look into the many differences among the animals that fall into this diverse category. As in the previous About... books, an afterword provides further detail on the insects portrayed to inspire young readers to learn more.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2003Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
There once was a pebble on a rocky shore. It was small and round and nearly smooth. Amid a seascape dotted with endless rocks, one pebble yearns to be special. Can you find the pebble? Susan Milord's clear prose and exquisite collages offer a timeless message about finding one's place in the world. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/9/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Following the well-known and much-loved Rookie Books format, these fun and informative books introduce early elementary-school children to the basic facts about major holidays. Each book explains the development of the holiday and how it is celebrated today, and includes holiday games, traditions, crafts, and foods.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2006Pages: 31Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
FOR CHILDREN AGES 3-8: When a young boy sees his parents preoccupied with his sister, the baby, and daily chores, he wonders, "What About Me?" This charming and compassionate picture book offers children positive choices for coping with feelings of jealousy or being left out. It deftly handles the issue of sibling rivalry by showing how every child can learn kind, helpful, and creative ways to ask for loving attention.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/1/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
It's All About Me is a collection of 30 confidence-building quizzes that answer only-from-Klutz questions like "What Kind of Cookie Are You?" "Are You a People Pleaser or a Lone Wolf" and the universally understood "Eight Ways to Tell if Your Parents are Extraterrestrials." Use the included 70-sheet note pad and stylish pen to jot down your answers and compare results with friends. Considering the range of personalities out there, it's only fitting that our quizzes come in a range of formats (true or false, finish-the-doodle, flow charts and so forth). To complete the personalization, the book comes in three different translucent, flexible covers: serene green, hot pink, and all-about-you blue.Comes With: Color-coordinated ballpoint pen, 70-page notepad Create wonderful things Be good Have funBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1948Pages: 70Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The tree kangaroo at the zoo would like nothing more than a baby of her own. So, when a new egg arrives via the endangered species van, the 'roo jumps at the chance to take care of it, even when no one else wants it. Soon, out comes a penguin and all the animals chip in to help because, as the tree kangaroo says, "Penguins eat fishes." Told in Judy Sierra's classic rollicking rhyme, and paired with Marc Brown's breathtaking folk-art style paintings, Wild About You! is another delightful collaboration from this New York Times bestselling duo that fans of Wild About Books and ZooZical will want to adopt for their own book collections.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/7/2012Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
It started the summer of 2002, when the Springfield librarian, Molly McGrew, by mistake drove her bookmobile into the zoo.In this rollicking rhymed story, Molly introduces birds and beasts to this new something called reading. She finds the perfect book for every animal—tall books for giraffes, tiny ones for crickets. “She even found waterproof books for the otter, who never went swimming without Harry Potter.” In no time at all, Molly has them “forsaking their niches, their nests, and their nooks,” going “wild, simply wild, about wonderful books.” Judy Sierra’s funny animal tale coupled with Marc Brown’s lush, fanciful paintings will have the same effect on young Homo sapiens. Altogether, it’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/1/2004Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
What About You? features 20 different surveys for tween girls to take and share with friends. Subjects range from food to fashion to friendship to the monumental Love, Crushes, & Stuff. The book itself is a functional three-ring binder, with a generous notepad of response forms mounted on the inside back cover. Writing on the response forms, not the book pages, means the same survey can be taken over and over again. And the translucent, glittery, bendy pencil makes answering the wacky questions even more fun like that's even possible.Comes With: 50 page notepad, bendy pencil Create wonderful things Be good Have funBook Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 1/1/1948Pages: 50Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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