Houghton Mifflin Curous George Storybook Collections

Curious young readers will learn right along with George as he explores science, math, and technology concepts in eight full-length educational stories: The Donut Delivery, Snowy Day, The Surprise Gift, The Boat Show, Builds a Home, Lost an...d Found, Plays Mini Golf, and Tadpole Trouble. -Each story is also paired with corresponding craft and exploration activities that will appeal to every childs sense of curiosity! Includes more than 100 stickers! -208 Pages Developmental Skills:Imagination Language Social Read More

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They stoke the boiler, stow the luggage, and when hills are steep, they even get out and push. -That's right, the thrill-seeking d...aredevil dinosaurs from Dinosailors are back, and now they're riding a train. -But this train is more like a roller coaster--up, down, and faster and faster, until the dinos realize the brakes are out! -Laughs and thrills abound in this rip-snorting tale of reckless reptiles and their runaway train. -40 Pages Developmental Skills: Read More

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Who can slide up banisters, banish naughtiness with a swift 'Spit spot and turn a make believe sidewalk drawing into a lovely day ...in the park? Mary Poppins of course! -From the moment the beloved nanny arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane everyday life for the Banks family is full of excitement. -With the smash hit London musical adaptation of Mary Poppins coming to Broadway in November 2006 this is the time for everyone's favorite nanny to find a place in the hearts of the next generation of fans and the ideal moment for this boxed set featuring three adventures in paperback: Mary Poppins Comes Back and Mary Poppins Opens the Door. Developmental Skills:Education Imagination Language Social Read More

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On the Manhattan bank of the Hudson River, a small lighthouse--made of steel and painted bright red--proudly protects boats with h...is faithful beam. -One day a great expanse of gray steel, which also shines a bright light into the fog and darkness, is built over it. -The little red lighthouse feels insignificant and useless in comparison but soon learns that . . . small can be mighty! -64 Pages Developmental Skills: Read More

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For children on school trips or traveling with their families, here is kid-friendly information about popular monuments, museums, ...exhibits, shopping, sporting events--and even day trips outside the immediate metropolitan area. -Originally published in 1989, this handy guide now features completely updated text and photographs, along with the puzzles, games, and wonderful tidbits of trivia that have made it one of the most useful D.C. guidebooks for children. -A Kid's Guide to Washington, D.C. is the perfect traveling companion for any youngster who wants to play an active role in planning a family vacation. -160 Pages Developmental Skills:Imagination Language Social Read More

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Beep! Beep! Beep! Meet Blue. -A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing... a dump truck out of the muck. -Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route. And they're willing to whatever it takes to get their pal back on the road. -Filled with truck sounds and animals noises, here is a rollicking homage to the power of friendship and the rewards of helping others. -32 Pages Developmental Skills:Imagination Language Social Read More

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Tails are irresistible to toddlers, and in Matthew Van Fleets sturdy touch-and-feel board book, preschool-age pokers and prodders ...can finally tug to their hearts content. -Engaging, cartoonish animals from tigers to pangolins romp across the pages as the rhyming text bounces along: Tails fluffy, / Tails stringy, / Scaled tails strong andÜclingy!î -Pull tabs, lift-able flaps, tufts of fur, and even a scratch-and-sniff skunk tail provide plenty of tactile surprises. -Along the way, youngsters will learn about counting, opposites, and how animals use their tails. A tried and true tail-wagger! Developmental Skills: Read More

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Katy, a red crawler tractor, can do a lot of things. In the summer she is a bulldozer, in the winter, she turns into a snowplough,... waiting and waiting for her chance to be useful. Most of the winters, though, the snowfalls are mild and the town doesn't need Katy. But when the big one finally hits the entire community is dependent on one little snowplough. Developmental Skills:Imagination Language Social Read More

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Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky..., this classic book makes H. A. Reys passion for astronomy evident on every page. - Second edition updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter half of the book. - Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, including sections on earth-asteroid collisions, black holes, supernovas, the Kuiper Belt (asteroid belt beyond Neptune), Plutos reclassification, and how the moon was formed. -160 Pages Developmental Skills:Education Language Read More

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What makes a camel friends with a Vietnamese pig? Or a wild polar bear pals with a sled dog? -In this young preschool book, Cather...ine Thimmesh makes us wonder at the truth and mystery of unlikely animal friendships. -Because the stories behind these friendships are true, not contrived, captured by photographers in many countries ranging from Siberia to Japan, they not only give readers insight into animals but challenge preconceived notions about compatibility. -This book also expresses tolerance of differences and makes us look at the kindness of animalsÜand humansÜa little differently. -32 Pages Developmental Skills:Education Imagination Language Read More

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Curious young readers will learn right along with George as he explores science, math, and technology concepts in eight full-lengt...h educational stories: The Donut Delivery, Snowy Day, The Surprise Gift, The Boat Show, Builds a Home, Lost and Found, Plays Mini Golf, and Tadpole Trouble. -Each story is also paired with corresponding craft and exploration activities that will appeal to every childs sense of curiosity! Includes more than 100 stickers! -208 Pages Developmental Skills:Imagination Language Social Read More

Berenstain Bears
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I cannot tell a lie! This soft cover edition is written and illustrated by Stan and Jan Berenstain. When Brother and Sister Bear a...ccidentally break a favorite lamp of Mama, their little lie grows bigger and bigger, until Papa Bear helps them find the words that set everything right again. Read More

Chronicle Books
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Did you ever wonder what dogs or worms eat? - This fabulous, life-sized introduction to what animals eat, how they eat it, and how... much they eat in a single bite is full of compelling facts and images. - From the tiny sand-grain-sized bite of earth that the earthworm takes to the double-gatefold spread of a sperm whale sucking a whole giant squid down in just one bite, this book and the eleven animals in it are EXACTLY as large as life! We love books that keep your kids giggling. That's why we have so many silly books. See 'em all here! Read More

Chronicle Books
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A dark attic. A light bulb. An imaginative little girl. - Internationally acclaimed artist Suzy Lee uses these simple elements to ...create a visual tour de force that perfectly captures the joy of creative play and celebrates the power of imagination. - Stunning in their simplicity, Lee's illustrations, in just two shades of color, present an adventure that begins and ends with the click of a light bulb. - Suzy Lee's books have been published and exhibited worldwide. She is the author and illustrator of many books including the critically acclaimed Wave as well as The Black Bird, The Zoo, and Mirror. Born in Seoul, Korea, she currently lives and works in Singapore. Learning Books Read More

Dr Suess
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This hardcover edition is written and illustrated in color by P.D. Eastman. - A baby bird is hatched while his mother is away. - F...allen from his nest, he sets out to look for her and asks everyone he meets -- including a dog, a cow, and a plane -- Are you my mother? PD Eastman studied under Dr.Seuss - see all our Dr. Seuss books!. Read More

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Covering all aspects of the Jewish festival of lights From the story of the miracle of the oil lamp, to the lighting of the Hanukk...ah menorah, to the special foods eaten during this holiday - the Ultimate Hanukkah Sticker Book makes learning about Jewish festivals fun. Learning Books Read More

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Dr Suess
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What does a Who sound like? And how does Horton hear them? - Written and illustrated by Dr Seuss, Horton Hears a Who is a real tre...at! - The lovable elephant tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust. - An easy reader with delightful verse and pictures that helps build language skills. From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere! Dr. Seuss has many funny and inspirational quotes. Check out all Dr. Seuss Books. Read More

Dr Suess
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INSIDE THIS VERY SPECIAL anniversary edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, you'll find the complete, original text and illus...trations by Dr. Seuss, along with 32 fascinating pages of commentary, footnotes and archival images - written and compiled by renowned collector and Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen. In chatty, conversational style, Cohen reflects upon Dr. Seuss's changing view of Christmas over the years and traces the evolution of the Grinch, his dog Max, and the inhabitants of Who-ville. Also together for the first time are three rarely seen Seuss holiday offerings: Perfect Present, a poem about the fluff-footed, frizzle-topped, three-fingered Zift and why it makes the ideal gift; The Hoobub and the Grinch, a story about a con artist Grinch who sells pieces of green string; and the spiritually compelling painting and poem A Prayer for a Child. Read More

Dr Suess
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One of the titles for the younger crowd in the Beginners Books series, My Book About Me has an unusual interactive twist--you make... it up as you go along. - On each page there's something new to complete, from I weigh ___ pounds to My teeth. I counted them. I have ___ up top. I have ___ downstairs. It's a simple idea, but with a surprising amount of educational value -- getting children to name their home country, to recognize and draw in the color of their own eyes, learn their telephone number and address, to name favorite clothes, foods, and colors, and more. - Finally, there's a two-page spread where each owner of the book can write his or her own story. - Illustrator Roy McKie's style is halfway between the P.D. Eastman of Are You My Mother and the mainstream Seuss of Cat in the Hat and Thidwick: The Big-Hearted Moose. (Ages 4 to 8) Learning Books Read More

Harper Collins
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In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. Goodnight room, goodnight moon. And to all the familiar things in th...e softly lit room -- to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one -- the little bunny says goodnight. We LOVE old classic books! Read More

Harper Collins
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Giving a moose a muffin . . . will start you on a silly journey of how demanding a moose can be. - If a big hungry moose comes to ...visit, you might give him a muffin to make him feel at home. - If you give him a muffin, he will want some jam to go with it. - When he has eaten all your muffins, he will want to go to the store to get some more muffin mix... The list goes on and on and on. This hardcover edition is written by Laura Joffe Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond. Meow..Mooo..Roarr! Let your imagination run wild with these amazing animal books. Read More

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