Swim! Play all day. Young readers will be drawn to Scott Magoon’s reassuring story of adventure. Breathe. This simply told story follows a young whale on a journey of discovery as he experiences his first day at sea on his own! He swims, explores, and makes friends in his marine habitat. After a day of independence, this little whale delights in returning home to his mother.
The RaftHarperCollins #ad - Inspired in part by his own childhood, the beloved illustrator of A Story for Bear and The Elves and the Shoemaker, this gorgeous picture book from Jim LaMarche, tells the story of one stubborn boy’s unexpectedly wonderful summer on the river. This is an imagination-sparking story about appreciating the simple, natural joys of the world and the people in it, and about discovering and exploring one’s own talents.
School library journal proclaimed, “This dazzling picture book is an artistic triumph. The author’s note describes the similarities between his own life and the life of his protagonist. Nicky is convinced that his summer with his grandmother in the Wisconsin woods is going to be the worst summer ever.
The Raft #ad - She cooks food that he doesn’t like, there’s an art studio where her living room should be, and he’s expected to do chores—including fishing, the most boring chore ever. But one afternoon, while Nicky is trying to catch their dinner, a raft drifts down the river towards him. The raft has a calming magic about it, affecting both Nicky and the wildlife of the river and woods.
Through the raft and the adventures it brings him on, Nicky finds new common ground with his grandmother, a fellow river rat, who encourages him to explore his newfound talent for art. HarperTrophy.
My Teacher Likes to SaySleeping Bear Press #ad - She continues to keep the pace lively as a motivational speaker, children's author, and mother. She is currently working on a Christmas title for Sleeping Bear Press. Jane lives with her family in Pinckney, Michigan. Denise lives with her family in Howell, Michigan. HarperTrophy. From "do you have ants in your pants?" to "stick together!" and "great minds think alike, and amused by the witty illustrations, " readers will be intrigued by the history of these adages, told in poetry form as well as expository text, depicting these sayings as a child might imagine them.
Jane monroe donovan's parents encouraged her to follow her heart and it led to her love of sketching and painting. In addition to my teacher likes to say, Jane also illustrated Sunny Numbers: A Florida Counting Book and My Momma Likes to Say. She is the author of my momma Likes to Say and Buzzy the Bumblebee, also from Sleeping Bear Press.
My Teacher Likes to Say #ad - Growing up with six sisters and one brother, there has never been a dull moment in Denise Brennan-Nelson's life. From the same team that brought you my momma Likes to Say comes this delightful interpretation of maxims, proverbs, idioms, and clichés many students remember hearing on a regular basis in the classroom.
Last Day Blues The Jitters SeriesCharlesbridge #ad - Hartwell won't be too sad. Hartwell and her class and show that teachers and students are more alike than we sometimes think. Hartwell's students worry that their teacher will miss them while they are gone for the summer. Once again julie danneberg and Judy Love bring to life the crazy antics of Mrs. But Mrs.
Charlesbridge Publishing. Hartwell classroom. Hartwell and the other teachers have some plans of their own. What do teachers do for summer vacation? Mrs. The class comes up with a way to make sure Mrs. HarperTrophy. Fans of first day jitters will love spending the last day of school in Mrs.
The Knowing BookBoyds Mills Press #ad - This picture book is a celebration of life and the perfect gift to mark any milestone, from a new baby to a birthday to graduation. Illustrated by caldecott medalist matthew Cordell! In this inspiring story, a young rabbit travels through the wide world, experiencing joy and sorrow and wonder. And at the end of his journey, braver and more confident, he returns home—a place he can always count on.
Along the way he chooses a path and explores the unknown. Charlesbridge Publishing. HarperTrophy. Author rebecca kai dotlich’s wise words and Cordell’s beautiful illustrations combine in this book ideal for any special gift-giving occasion.
If I Were a WhaleLittle Bigfoot #ad - Toddlers will love to learn about whales swimming in the deep blue sea in this beautifully illustrated board book that shares simple whale facts in an imaginative way. Little Bigfoot. Scooping up fishes and flipping my tail, I’d be a minke or beluga whale. Charlesbridge Publishing. From best-selling children’s author Shelley Gill comes this colorful, Atlantic, rhyming board book playfully featuring whales found in the Pacific, and Arctic Oceans.
HarperTrophy. If i could be anything, do you know what I’d be? I’d be a whale in the deep blue sea.
Lizzie and the Last Day of SchoolSleeping Bear Press #ad - Little Bigfoot. And miss giggliano, the first-grade teacher, tells her class to make this the best year of school ever. Miss G. S class wins the Centipede Reading Award. And they even win the Nature Study Award for their bee and butterfly garden. She loved Kindergarten even more. It's a great year! But all great things must come to an end.
When the time comes for Lizzie to start First Grade, she can't wait. Charlesbridge Publishing. When the last day of school arrives, Lizzie is dismayed. Yippee! thinks lizzie--a whole year of school! And what a year it is. How can this be? it was supposed to be a whole year! But good news soon arrives and Lizzie, along with Miss G.
Lizzie and the Last Day of School #ad - Finds herself in a different classroom and eager to learn! HarperTrophy. First she loved Nursery school. Lizzie loves school almost more than anything. Everyone tells her it will be a whole year of school.
Linus The Little Yellow PencilDisney-Hyperion #ad - Linus and his eraser, Ernie, don't always see eye to eye. Charlesbridge Publishing. But with the family art show drawing near, these two will have to sharpen their collaboration to make something neither one could do on their own!This ode to art by the illustrator of Spoon and Chopsticks points out the power of sharing the creative process and sticking with it.
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Only One YouCooper Square Publishing Llc #ad - Make it a better place. Charlesbridge Publishing. This exquisitely illustrated book explodes with color and honest insights. Kranz's uniquely painted rockfish, set against vibrant blue seas, make an unforgettable and truly special impression. Adri's mama and papa share some of the wisdom they have gained through the years with their eager son.
There's only one you in this great big world. There's only one you in this great big world. HarperTrophy. Only one you will inspire parents and children of all ages as they swim through the sea of life. This exquisitely illustrated book explodes with color and honest insights. Their words, simple and powerful, are meant to comfort and guide him as he goes about exploring the world.
Only One You #ad - Adri's mama and papa share some of the wisdom they have gained through the years with their eager son. Make it a better place. Kranz's uniquely painted rockfish, simple and powerful, make an unforgettable and truly special impression. Little Bigfoot. Only one You will inspire p. Their words, set against vibrant blue seas, are meant to comfort and guide him as he goes about exploring the world.
I Wish You More Encouragement Gifts for Kids, Uplifting Books for GraduationChronicle Books #ad - Make it a better place. Wishes for curiosity and wonder, for friendship and strength, laughter and peace. There's only one you in this great big world. Only one You will inspire p. Chronicle Books CA. Whether celebrating life's joyous milestones, or observing the wonder of everyday moments, sharing words of encouragement, this sweet and uplifting book is perfect for wishers of every age.
Whether this is a preschool graduation gift, a present for elementary kids, or just a positive book for kids in your life, this book of wishes is sure to bring positivity to all who read it. Some books are about a single wish. Some books are about three wishes. The infallible team of amy krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld have combined their extraordinary talents to create this exuberant, inspirational book for kids of endless good wishes.
I Wish You More Encouragement Gifts for Kids, Uplifting Books for Graduation #ad - Charlesbridge Publishing. Kranz's uniquely painted rockfish, simple and powerful, make an unforgettable and truly special impression. Their words, set against vibrant blue seas, are meant to comfort and guide him as he goes about exploring the world. Little Bigfoot. HarperTrophy. This exquisitely illustrated book explodes with color and honest insights.
Mindful Monkey, Happy PandaWisdom Publications #ad - As our story begins, monkey is not so mindful - his Monkey Mind constantly jumping from one thing to another - but he encounters a mysterious and playful friend in Happy Panda. Charlesbridge Publishing. Adri's mama and papa share some of the wisdom they have gained through the years with their eager son. This wonderful picture book for children and adults alike introduces the powerful practice of mindfulness in a fun and exciting way.
Little Bigfoot. Panda helps monkey recognize the simple joy of doing what you're doing while you're doing it. HarperTrophy. There's only one you in this great big world. Kranz's uniquely painted rockfish, simple and powerful, make an unforgettable and truly special impression. This exquisitely illustrated book explodes with color and honest insights.
Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda #ad - Their words, set against vibrant blue seas, are meant to comfort and guide him as he goes about exploring the world. Only one You will inspire p. Chronicle Books CA. Wisdom Publications MA. With the delightful monkey and his serene friend Happy Panda guiding readers to a calmer and more attentive mind, this whimsical yet warm presentation will delight all readers.