Houghton Mifflin The Earth and I

This story celebrates friendship that one child has with the Earth. They play together, listen to each other, and nourish each other. But when the Earth is sad, the child is sad--so he finds a way to make his friend, the Earth, happy. Book ...Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/2008 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Frank Asch Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.88in length x 0.11in width x 9.99in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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Beetles squeak and beetles glow. Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water. With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shell...s, knobs, and other oddities?what?s not to like about beetles? The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle. There are over 350,000 different species named so far and scientists suspect there may be as many as a million. From the goliath beetle that weighs one fourth of a pound to the nine inch long titan beetle, award-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins presents a fascinating array of these intriguing insects and the many amazing adaptations they have made to survive. Book Details: Format: Library Binding Publication Date: 4/3/2012 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Steve Jenkins Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Read More

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Set Includes: The Little Red Hen The Three Billy Goats Gruff The Gingerbread Boy Five Little Monkeys Curious George Dimensions: Ov...erall Product Weight: 7.1 Pounds Read More

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I'm grim and grumpy, inches says Small to Large and I dont think you love me at all. -But nothing could be further from the truth ...and Large knows just how to reassure Small in this warm and tender story about a childs biggest worry and a parents endless capacity for love. DEBI GLIORI has illustrated many beloved picture books, including Joyce Dunbars Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep and Tell Me What It's Like to Be Big, along with her own No Matter What and Penguin Post. She lives near Edinburgh, Scotland. -DEBI GLIORI has illustrated many beloved picture books including Joyce Dunbars Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep and Tell Me What It's Like to Be Big along with her own No Matter What and Penguin Post. -She lives near Edinburgh Scotland. Developmental Skills: 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: EducationImaginationLanguageSocial 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: ImaginationLanguageSocial 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: ImaginationLanguageSocial 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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A modern classic that no child should miss. Since it was first published in 1939, Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel has delighted... generations of children. -Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers -- the very symbol of industrial America. -But with progress come new machines, and soon the inseparable duo are out of work. Mike believes that Mary Anne can dig as much in a day as one hundred men can dig in a week, and the two have one last chance to prove it and save Mary Anne from the scrap heap. -What happens next in the small town of Popperville is a testament to their friendship, and to old-fashioned hard work and ingenuity. - 48 Pages Developmental Skills: LanguageSocial Read More

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