11 books on the list
Best Books First
The Night Before Christmas
Clement Clarke Moore - 1998-10-28 (first published in 1823)
This holiday season, discover the origins of a beloved Christmas classic. Originally published as "A Visit From St. Nicholas" in a 1823 newspaper in Troy, New York, the poem was later claimed by poet and professor Clement Clarke Moore as a piece he wrote for his children. But the family of Henry Livingston Jr. argues that their father had been reciting the poem for 15 years before it was published. Regardless of its true author, the poem has become a timeless symbol of the holiday season. delve into the fascinating history of this iconic holiday favorite.
Barbara Shook Hazen - 2003-02-11 (first published in 1969)
Bold, colorful artwork illustrates this warm, simple retelling of the Bible story....
Noah Webster's Fighting Words
Tracy Nelson Maurer - 2017-04-01
This book offers a fascinating glimpse into the life and opinions of Noah Webster, the man behind the first US English dictionary. Known for his bold ideas and strong opinions on everything from spelling to politics, Webster's red pencil was always at the ready to mark up his own published work. With his ghostly stamp of approval, this picture book biography is a must-read for anyone interested in American history and language.
Little Golden Book Christmas Favorites
Jane Werner, Clement C. Moore, Gale Wiersum - 2009-08-25
This mini-treasury contains three classic Little Golden Books that capture the essence of Christmas - The Night Before Christmas, The Christmas Story, and The Animals’ Christmas Eve. It's a perfect gift for loved ones, and is offered at an unbeatable value, true to the Golden Books reputation.
¡Justo a la medida!
Willa Reid - 2004-01-01
Which Shoes Would You Choose? -Find & Fit Series
Susan Hoe - 2002-04-01
"Which Shoes Would You Choose?" is an interactive children's book that sparks curiosity and learning. With colorful chunky pieces and rhyming words, kids can fit them into recessed spaces on each page. They'll develop early learning skills like pattern recognition, color and shape identification, and visual discrimination. Plus, it's compact and perfect for travel. Watch your child's imagination soar as they help animals find the perfect pair of shoes!
How to Walk a Dump Truck
Peter Pearson - 2019-06-25
Discover a hilarious and informative guide on how to care for an unlikely pet: a dump truck! In "How to Walk a Dump Truck," Peter Pearson and Mircea Catusanu teach kids the responsibility and joys of taking care of their very own truck. With tips on selecting the perfect lash, feeding your truck, cleaning up messes, and more, this clever follow-up to "How to Eat an Airplane" is fun for pet and truck lovers alike.
How to Eat an Airplane
Peter Pearson - 2016-05-24
Explore the hilarious and unexpected world of airplane etiquette in the quirky book, How to Eat an Airplane. Inspired by a true story of a man who ate an entire Cessna 150 airplane, this fact-based picture book fiction offers young readers absurdly funny tips on everything from setting the table with forklifts to fastening your seat belts at the dinner table. Perfect for airplane enthusiasts and precocious readers alike, this book is sure to leave everyone with a smile.
The Strange Case of the Missing Sheep
Mircea Catusanu - 2009-09-03
"Join Super Sheep Dog Doug in Happy Valley where ten sheep go missing one day. Could it be the work of Wolf from the Dark Forest? Find out in this kooky and creative bedtime story about the fun of counting and a surprising ending that will leave kids giggling. With lively illustrations, this book is perfect for young readers who love mystery and adventure."
Not Your Usual Goat
Rob Arego - 2004-01-01
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN - 2003-01-01
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