Putnam Juvenile Kid's Toys & Games
"Good night, Gorilla," says the zookeeper. But mischievous Gorilla isn't quite ready to go to sleep. He'd rather follow the zookee...per on his rounds and let all of the other animals out of their cages. Little night owls can sneak along with Gorilla and see who gets the last laugh in this riotous goodnight romp. Practically wordless yet full of expressive art and hilarious, adorable detail, this book from Caldecott Medal winning author Peggy Rathmann is sure to become a beloved part of children's own bedtime rituals.ALA Notable Children's Book for 1994Bulletin Blue Ribbon 1994Horn Book Fanfare 1995 selectionParenting Magazine "Best Children's Books of 1994"New York Public Library 1995 "Children's Books 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing""In a book economical in text and simple in illustrations, the many amusing, small details, as well as the tranquil tome of the story, make this an outstanding picture book." --The Horn Book, starred review“The amiable cartoon characters, vibrant palette, and affectionate tone of the author’s art recall Thatcher Hurd’s cheerful illustrations. Delightful.”--Kirkus Reviews, starred review"A clever, comforting bedtime story." --School Library Journal, starred review"Jaunty four-color artwork carries the story and offers more with every look." --Booklist read more
Jan Brett's bestselling snowy "Goldilocks" retelling is now available in this popular large, durable format. Painted in her signat...ure style, the familiar story and depiction of playful Arctic animals and birds dressed in colorful Inuit costumes make this classic tale a perfect choice for Jan’s youngest fans. read more
Spencer Johnson's Who Moved My Cheese? is a bestselling book that has helped millions of people around the world adapt and succeed... in changing times. Now Dr. Johnson has adapted his story for the picture book audience so that, starting from the earliest age, children can view change as a positive thing that can lead to new opportunity.Young readers will enjoy following the story of the four little characters, Sniff, Scurry, Hem and Haw, who make their way through a maze looking for the "Magical Cheese" that makes them happy. And once they find the Cheese, it seems like it will last forever-until one morning when everything changes. Who moved their Cheese? Will it come back? Or will they have to look for different Cheese, venturing onto strange paths, around corners they've never explored? As children follow these friends through the maze of change, they can try to figure out which character they're most like-or which they most admire-and what their own Magical Cheese might be. read more
Jan Brett's New York Times bestselling picture book The Umbrella has all the rollicking fun of the woodland animals that crowd int...o a mitten in the snow in The Mitten. Only this time it's in a lush cloud forest as one by one, tree frog, toucan, kinkajou, baby tapir, quetzal, monkey, and jaguar crowd into an open, upside down banana umbrella until a tiny hummingbird lands and they all fall out. A shortened text for toddlers and simple Spanish phrases like "Hola!" add to the fun of reading aloud this lively board book. read more
A baby kangaroo explores the world but always returns to the safety of his mama's pouch.
A young adult debut from internationally bestselling author Harlan CobenMickey Bolitar's year can't get much worse. After witnessi...ng his father's death and sending his mom to rehab, he's forced to live with his estranged uncle Myron and switch high schools.A new school comes with new friends and new enemies, and lucky for Mickey, it also comes with a great new girlfriend, Ashley. For a while, it seems like Mickey's train-wreck of a life is finally improving - until Ashley vanishes without a trace. Unwilling to let another person walk out of his life, Mickey follows Ashley's trail into a seedy underworld that reveals that this seemingly sweet, shy girl isn't who she claimed to be. And neither was Mickey's father. Soon, Mickey learns about a conspiracy so shocking that it makes high school drama seem like a luxury - and leaves him questioning everything about the life he thought he knew.First introduced to readers in Harlan Coben's latest adult novel, Live Wire, Mickey Bolitar is as quick-witted and clever as his uncle Myron, and eager to go to any length to save the people he cares about. With this new series, Coben introduces an entirely new generation of fans to the masterful plotting and wry humor that have made him an award-winning, internationally bestselling, and beloved author.Follow Mickey Bolitar on his next adventure in Seconds Away, coming out in Fall 2012!Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/6/2011 Pages: 288 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up read more
This roomy trim size is perfect for sharing with groups and lap sitters, and will stand up to years of repeat readings. Book Detai...ls:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/9/2004Pages: 34Reading Level: Age 1 and Up read more