Schwartz and Wade Orangutans Are Ticklish

In this knockout book of animal photographs, perfect for the youngest animal lover, youll discover all sorts of things. Did you know that orangutans are ticklish Yes, they are?just like you and me. But be careful if you ever see a hippo yaw...ning. It doesnt mean hes sleepy?it means he wants to fight. The gorgeous up-close pictures and fascinating facts are complemented by behind-the-scenes peeks at how animal photographs are taken. (For instance, photographer Steve Grubman once had to lull a cow to sleep with soft music!) Animal lovers, young scientists, and budding photographers will all adore this beautiful nonfiction book. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 6/8/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Jill Davis Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 10.06in length x 0.34in width x 11.27in height Read More

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Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school ...trip to an apple orchard! In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards--including how apples are harvested, how cider is made, and what the different varieties of apples are--while trying to solve a riddle. The book also celebrates how some children learn differently than others. Margaret McNamara and illustrator G. Brian Karas bring us another fun and educational picture book. Author: Margaret Mcnamara Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 8.88in length x 0.37in width x 10.78in height Weight: 15 oz Read More

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Its Christmas and Nella is beside herself with excitement! She and her sisters have been given a real gift?a beautiful Baby Betty ...doll. But its hard to share something youve waited your whole seven-year-old life for, and Nella grabs the doll for herself. It isnt long before she discovers that a doll cant do the fun things she and her sisters do together. So, as Christmas day fades, Nella shares it with her sisters. Set in the Depression era South, heres a heartwarming story that captures the essence of the holiday. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/11/2007 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Patricia C. Mckissack Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9.85in length x 0.43in width x 11.33in height Weight: 17.6 oz Read More

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Acclaimed picture book biographer Jeanette Winter has found her perfect subject: Jane Goodall, the great observer of chimpanzees. ...Follow Jane from her childhood in London watching a robin on her windowsill, to her years in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, invited by brilliant scientist Louis Leakey to observe chimps, to her worldwide crusade to save these primates who are now in danger of extinction, and their habitat. Young animal lovers and Winters many fans will welcome this fascinating and moving portrait of an extraordinary person and the animals to whom she has dedicated her life. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/5/2011 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Jeanette Winter Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 9.09in length x 0.45in width x 8.82in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

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Before everyone recycled . . . There was a town that had 3,168 tons of garbage and nowhere to put it. What did they do? Enter the ...Garbage Barge! Amazing art built out of junk, toys, and found objects by Red Nose Studio makes this the perfect book for Earth Day or any day, and photos on the back side of the jacket show how the art was created. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/9/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Jonah Winter Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 11.88in length x 0.38in width x 9.71in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

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In a starred review, Publishers Weekly raves, Chef and TV personality Julia Child likely would have delighted in and hooted over t...his wide-ranging picture-book biography.... Readers young and old will devour this fete pour les yeux. Follow Julia Child?chef, author, and television personality?from her childhood in Pasadena, California, to her life as a spy in WWII, to the cooking classes she took in Paris, to the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, to the funny moments of being a chef on TV. This is a comprehensive and enchanting picture book biography, told in many panels and jam-packed with lively, humorous, and child-friendly details. Young chefs and Julia Child fans will exclaim, ooooh la la, about this book, which is as energetic and eccentric as the chef herself. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/22/2012 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Jessie Hartland Publisher: Schwartz and Wade Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.47in width x 10.74in height Weight: 16.8oz. Read More

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