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Three children can't play outside because of the rain-- and discover they can have fun inside, too.
Bilingual Spanish-English Mexican folktale. In the Spring of Creation, the animals gather around a newly arrived creature and decide that it is funny and cute--a joke of Mother Nature--and work together to save this first human child from extinction.
When the eyes, mouth, arms, legs, and stomach are created they all want to be the boss, but with a little help from their Creator they learn to work together. Based on a West African myth.--publisher
"A fantastical tale of hopscotch, underwater jungles, and adventures in faraway places"--Back cover
In this fun and funny celebration of literacy, kids of all ages will discover that the act of reading is a daring adventure that can take you anywhere! You can read at the playground, under the sea, at the opera and even in outer space! It turns out you can read everywhere! And when you do, you open yourself to a universe of adventure. Presented in light-hearted, rib-tickling verse that's perfect for reading aloud, You Can Read sings it loud and proud: Books are awesome. And so are the people who read them. -- Amazon.com
"Autumn is when the forest blazes in reds, oranges and gold. The amazing season of falling leaves and Halloween never gets old!"--
A mother and daughter explore the wonders of spring, from animals waking up from hibernation and flowers starting to bloom to birds' eggs hatching and rain falling and helping the grass and flowers grow.
It’s a rainy summer day, but the vegetables in Grandpa’s garden are just waiting to be picked. Yellow peppers, purple cabbage, red tomatoes, green zucchini, orange carrots, and more. So many colors! So many delicious ingredients to slice, chop, peel, and dice for a great big pot of mouthwatering Rainbow Stew.--publisher
When her mom becomes obsessed with taking selfies, a little girl must bring her back to reality.
Early morning and a ruffle of feathers, a shadow gliding through the backyard. High above your house Father Hawk circles, sharp eyes searching for prey. Swoosh! He dives after chipmunks, crows, sparrows, squirrels. Screech! The sun hangs low in the sky as three hungry chicks wait. Will they eat today?