Uh-oh! The bees have buzzed off and now the minibeasts are in a pickle. Who will pollinate the fruit and flowers? It�s up to three brave bugs to bring those buzzy bees back! Packed with fun flaps, fascinating facts and hilarious asides throughout, When the Bees Buzzed Off! is the perfect book to encourage little ones to think about important environmental issues and explore the natural world! This energetic romp through the wild outdoors is brought to life with bright and engaging illustrations from talented illustrator Stephen Bennett.
A delightful rhyming tale about courage, compassion and a stylish little mouse, from acclaimed fashion illustrator Megan Hess.
Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris follows an adorable mouse who dreams of moving to Paris to follow her fashion dreams.
One day, she bravely takes the leap _ only to find a mean little girl with a horrible-looking cat standing in the way of her perfect Parisian apartment!
Can Claris use all her wit, warmth and _ of course _ style to make her dreams come true?
Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris is the first picture book in a dazzling new series for lovers of Eloise and Olivia.
Destined to delight fashion-obsessed readers of all ages!
This adorable book is the second in the series of the beloved children�s books, Kuma-Kuma Chan, The Little Bear. When a boy receives an invitation in the mail from Kuma-Kuma Chan, a friendly bear who lives far away, he travels by train, bus, and finally on foot to reach Kuma-Kuma Chan�s home. Kuma-Kuma Chan welcomes him and serves tea. Even though the two don�t have a lot to talk about, just by spending time together, sharing the day�s activities they bond and create a friendship and enjoy each other�s company. This heartwarming tale once again immerses children of all ages, as well as adults, in Kuma-Kuma Chan�s peaceful, simple world.
In the third book in the Kuma-Kuma Chan series, the title character flies off to a south sea isle where he lies in the sun and drifts into a lazy snooze. He climbs to the summit of a mountain and views the sunrise while drinking a cup of hot chocolate. Instead of physically setting out for one place or another, Kuma-Kuma travels freely all over the world - inside his head. Once again, Kuma-Kuma Chan charms as he exemplifies the joy of a simple, peaceful, life. With its spare text and delightful illustrations, this small-format picture book invites readers to explore their own imaginations and create their own travels.
Four charming children's stories by Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator and author Arnold Lobel offer warm, vibrantly illustrated tales of love, friendship, and discovery. This collection marks the first time these books are available in a single edition, offering readers and listeners a winsome combination of humor and subtle moral teachings. Contents include:The Bears of the Air, the tale of four little bears who try hard to be good and do everything that Grandfather says but always get into trouble.Prince Bertram the Bad, the story of a naughty little prince whose pranks go too far - when he teases a witch, he is turned into a dragon.The Great Blueness, a fable that recounts a wizard's discovery of colours and his transformation of the world.The Man Who Took the Indoors Out, in which Bellwood Bouse invites his home's inside to step outside and finds himself alone as his furniture skips away.
A little boy who's about to turn six years old is thinking about cake and toys and the best birthday gift of all, a puppy. Daddy tells him to look for a Wish-Tree, on the bark of which is engraved TAKECAREOFYOURWISH. The boy falls asleep as he ponders his father's advice, and he dreams of a Wish-Tree, with a trunk as big as a house and so tall that the sky had to bump up to get over the top of it.A remarkable adventure follows, involving the limitless nature of wishing and responsibility. Written by the noted teacher and poet John Ciardi, this fanciful tale is filled with inventive, dreamlike drawings by Louis S. Glanzman, illustrator of the Pippi Longstocking books.
A great book for fathers and sons to share.
"Prap's perky rhymes assure readers that fathers and sons are very much a team -- that affection isn't just about hero worship."
-- Publishers Weekly
Simple rhymes, delightful illustrations and a collection of daddies -- from rhinos to kangaroos to monkeys -- roam through this upbeat book.
It's bedtime and the son has a special request.
"It's time for bed," my Daddy said.
"Just five more minutes' play."
"Then let's pretend we're animals!"
Is what he hears me say.
My daddy is a rhino.
We wallow in the swamp.
We make the whole world tremble.
When we stomp! stomp! stomp!
A mouse decides one morning to make an omelet, but needs an egg, and sets out to find one. On his search, he eventually finds everything needed to bake a cake, including apples, flour, and sugar, but also those most precious ingredients�community and friends, from a hedgehog to an owl to a raccoon� and learns about the unexpected gifts of asking for what you need and sharing what you have.
Twas the night before the night before Christmas (That's Christmas Eve Eve).
And Santa was wiping his brow on his sleeve.
Green elves were sewing, Blue elves were counting, Red elves were carving,
The pressure was mounting!
It's the day before Christmas Eve and Santa is ever so busy ... he's got presents to wrap, reindeer to wake and a sleigh to start. But has he forgotten something? And, more importantly, will he be ready in time?
Maxine Beneba Clarke
A gorgeous picture book about our diverse and wonderful world from award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke and illustrator Isobel Knowles.
PRAISE FOR THE PATCHWORK BIKE
'Like all the best writing, The Patchwork Bike asks more questions than it answers, making it a great conversation starter to learn more about other cultures, but it's also a delightful picture book for kids aged three and up that depicts the universal joy that riding a bike bestows.' - Books+Publishing
'This is a wonderfully fast-moving picture book that celebrates the rebellious, the inventive and the just plain entertaining spirit of kids who are left to, rather than on their own devices.' - Picture Book Perusal
Every evening, Mole comes out of his burrow to watch the twinkling stars in the sky above. How he wishes he could have them for his very own! Then one night he sees a shooting star - and suddenly his wish comes true. There's just one problem: now that Mole's burrow is full of beautiful, shining stars, none of the other animals can enjoy them ...
A magical story about learning to share the wonders of our world, from multi-award-winning author-illustrator Britta Teckentrup.
Look out for more books from Britta Teckentrup:
Little Mouse and the Red Wall
The Memory Tree
My Hand in Your Hand
Never Take a Bear to School
Everyone's favourite little dancer, Ella Bella Ballerina, steps into an enchanted toyshop in this magical
Discover a world of fairytale toymakers and dancing dolls in in this beautiful introduction to classic ballet, La Boutique Fantastique. With a sparkling foiled cover and exquisitely detailed illustrations, this is the perfect gift for all would-be ballerinas.
Look out for the other books in the series:
Ella Bella and A Midsummer Night's Dream
Ella Bella Ballerina and Swan Lake
Ella Bella Ballerina and Cinderella
Ella Bella Ballerina and The Sleeping Beauty
Ella Bella Ballerina and The Nutcracker