A dog who gains fame and fabulous treats by walking on her hind legs soon misses her old life.
"A story inspired by events in the boyhood of Winston "Spree" Simon, a pioneer in the development of the steel drum, in which he discovers he can create tunes by banging on discarded cans. Includes author's note, glossary, and sources"--Provided by publisher.
In this simple yet emotionally rich "guide," a father takes his daughter through all the steps in the process—from choosing the perfect bicycle to that triumphant first successful ride. Using very few words and lots of expressive pictures, here is a picture book that not only shows kids how to learn to ride, but captures what it feels like to fall . . . get up . . . fall again . . . and finally "by luck, grace, and determination" ride a bicycle!
A brave group of firefighters set off to battle a blaze at a townhouse. Spanish words interspersed in the rhyming text are defined in a glossary.
A tribute to moms who serve their country in the military reveals their contributions as unsung heroes who construct buildings, fly planes, drive tanks and do many other important things to make the world a safer place.
A young girl must face her least favorite food when a mean gang of green beans kidnaps her parents.
A lion cub wants to emulate his father, the king of the pride.
In 1931 Cameroon, young Kedi is upset to learn that children in her American teacher's village of New York are going hungry because of the Great Depression, and she asks her mother, neighbors, and even the headman for money to help. Includes historical notes.
Long ago, the emperor of China, seeking a way to help recall the year in which certain events occur, calls upon the animals to race one another and the first twelve to finish will have a year named after them.
Ol' Mama Squirrel has raised many babies and kept them all safe from predators, but she may have met her match when a determined grizzly bear threatens to eat her entire family tree.
Short and fuzzy, long and scaled: no matter their size and shape, tails aren't just hanging around--they're useful! This book invites readers to guess the owner of nine tails, and then turn the page to see the animal and its tail in action.
"It's easy to take a cookie out of the cookie jar: just reach in. But how does it get in there in the first place? It's more complicated than you might think. Someone has to milk the cow, grow the wheat, harvest the sugar cane--everyone has a special job to do to make that cookie possible."--Provided by publisher.