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This is a cumulative tale of a woman’s efforts to retrieve an apple from a hole in the ground. Children will enjoy learning the highly predictable lines by heart. But when a surprise event changes the direction of the tale, their expectations will be jolted in a most amusing way, and they will have learned its valuable lessons about the nature of problem solving and discovery. This is one of the many hundreds of traditional stories collected by Afghan author and educator Idries Shah from oral and written sources throughout Afghanistan and surrounding areas.--publisher
Sarie struggles when she reads aloud in class in her South African school, but then she and her friend Auntie Anna find a book about Cinderella in Auntie Anna's old car and begin to read together.
A selfish princess has no friends until she meets a frog and reluctantly keeps her promise to invite him to the palace and be his friend, in a book with pictures hidden beneath the flaps.
"A group of five extraordinary friends and their teacher help save a magical creature from a tyrannical general"-- Provided by pub
The prince is looking for a real princess to marry. A pea will reveal if the woman who mysteriously appears at his door is a real princess.
Modeling a message of diversity, NOT OPPOSITES demonstrates in simple text and delightful illustration the beauty of appreciating the differences in everyone.
An interactive reading experience that allows young ones to read together with an adult, answer questions within the text, and play with activities suggested at the end of the story. A heart-warming and funny tale about the different kinds of love, and how no matter how much love you give you can never run out. You can't measure love in a bucket or cup. You don't have to worry you'll use it all up. Because love's not a game where you have to keep score. Whenever you give some, you'll always have more. When you've run out of everything else you'll still find . . . You can never run out of love. Find our about all different kinds of love in this gorgeous book by award- winning author Helen Dochertym with illustrations from the brilliant Ali Pye
"An eight-year-old girl decides to make a list of all the things she likes and dislikes about dealing with her autistic brother"--
Beautiful but vain Ivy locks away her infant daughter, Snow, because she is born with a skin disorder, and later forces her to write children's books until Snow escapes and finds shelter in the forest, in this story based on the Grimm fairy tale.
"A wordless picture book in which two friends follow a young fox deep into the woods and discover a wondrous and magical world"--