A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It's OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn't ruin a drawing'not when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. And an accidental tear in your paper? Don't be upset about it when you can turn it into the roaring mouth of an alligator.Barney Saltzberg, the effervescent spirit behind Good Egg, offers a one-of-a-kind interactive book that shows young readers how every mistake is an opportunity to make something beautiful. A singular work of imagination, creativity, and paper engineering, Beautiful Oops! is filled with pop-ups, lift-the-flaps, tears, holes, overlays, bends, smudges, and even an accordion telescope'each demonstrating the magical transformation from blunder to wonder.The smudge becomes the face of a bunny, a crumpled ball of paper turns into a lamb's fleecy coat'celebrate the oops in life. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/23/2010Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Caldecott Honor artist David Shannon is back with an all-new, original board book that lets young readers see what the star of the bestselling No, David! books did as a troublemaking toddler.Oops! Did somebody make a mess?! Join David as he finds himself in a few sticky situations, and learn his five favorite words along the way. From throwing a ball to riding a tricycle to taking a bath, David sometimes has a little too much fun. But he knows there's nothing better than cuddling with Mama at the end of a busy and exciting day. With the same irresistible humor and vibrant style as his award-winning No, David! books, David Shannon takes us back to the "early years" of his most beloved character. Perfect for beginning readers as well as for the youngest children!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 2/1/2005Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
This Sesame Beginnings board book tackles the topic of making mistakes. Separate vignettes show the Sesame Babies making small blunders, such as accidentally bopping another with a squishy ball, tipping a bowl of cereal, splattering paint on the wall, or tearing a page in a book. In each instance, the little one is reassured that it's okay to make mistakes—because everybody does sometimes—and that a remedy is at hand. The oopsies are those common to all children, and the tone throughout is soothing and supportive. A simple pull-tab at the end lets tots help Elmo set his own "OOPS!" (a cup of spilled milk) to rights. Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/9/2011Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
In a distinctive oversize package and illustrated with Joëlle Jolivet’s signature retro, eye-catching style, Oops! follows a family through the streets of Paris as they try to get to the airport for their vacation. Back at their apartment, their house-sitting aunt slips on some soap, setting off a chain reaction of events that create some extreme roadblocks for the family’s trip. A movie shoot, a parade, policemen, rampaging bears, aliens, and much more collide in this remarkable new picture book adventure. The book includes a gatefold page at the end that explains in detail the train of chaos on the previous pages. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2010Pages: 42Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Now in diapers! For the youngest of readers who still prefer to chew on a book rather than read it, It's a Little Book asks what a book is for--Is it for chewing? Is it for wearing?--and answers the question in a warm and charming way. As funny and captivating as the bestselling It's a Book, It's a Little Book promises to delight a new generation of readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/30/2011Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Enjoyable, informative, and just plain nice.--Booklist From cuddling koalas to friendly penguins, an array of animals illustrates fun, sweet, and silly examples of how to be nice, showing simple ways young children can show they care for those around them. Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein's lyrical text and funny illustrations make this a wonderful introduction to manners. Book Details:-Format: Board Book-Publication Date: 12/5/2013-Pages: 30-Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Teeth–they come in handy when you chew or smile! In Dr. Seuss’s hilarious ode to teeth, little ones will laugh out loud as they find out all the things teeth can do and how to take care of them so they last a lifetime! All the fun and charm of the original book are in this new board book version for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 6/24/2003Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Originally published in mini hardcover (paper over board) editions, four of Todd Parr's very first books are now available in a chunky board book format with brand new cover designs. Bold and bright, funny and reassuring, these are perfect packages for preschoolers and will stand up to the repeated readings they are guaranteed to get!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/8/2004Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Children express different moods, including "I feel very mad," "I feel like reading books all day," and "I feel like wearing funny underwear."Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/21/2005Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle of Magic quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Coincides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb.Four elements of power, four mages-in-training learning to control them. In Book 2 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, earthquake damage has left Winding Circle vulnerable to pirate attack and Tris, Briar, Daja, and Sandry are working with the community to strengthen their defenses. When the pirate onslaught begins, two things become terribly clear: The pirates have a powerful new weapon--and they have an accomplice within Winding Circle. But they've failed to anticipate the fury of a young mage who has been betrayed once too often, and who has very stubborn, very loyal friends....Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1999Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
The Newbery-winning fantasy series now available in gorgeous new paperback editions! Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes Eilonwy, the strong-willed and sharp-tongued princess; Fflewddur Fflam, the hyperbole-prone bard; the ever-faithful Gurgi; and the curmudgeonly Doli--all of whom have become involved in an epic struggle between good and evil that shapes the fate of the legendary land of Prydain. Released over a period of five years, Lloyd Alexander's beautifully written tales not only captured children's imaginations but also garnered the highest critical praise. The Black Cauldron was a Newbery Honor Book, and the final volume in the chronicles, The High King, crowned the series by winning the Newbery Medal for "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children."Henry Holt is proud to present this classic series in a new, redesigned paperback format. The jackets feature stunning art by acclaimed fantasy artist David Wyatt, giving the books a fresh look for today's generation of young fantasy lovers. The companion book of short stories, The Foundling is also available in paperback at this time. In their more than thirty years in print, the Chronicles of Prydain have become the standard of excellence in fantasy literature for children. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/16/2006Pages: 190Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Join Mowgli, Baloo, and the other unforgettable characters from Disney's The Jungle Book as they discover the meaning of friendship on their action-packed adventures. Boys and girls ages 2 to 5 will love this Little Golden Book retelling of the classic movie!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/7/2003Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
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