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"Ilyas and Duck search for Allah is an adorable storybook for kids about a boy's quest to find God. "Where is God?" is a question that any parent teaching their kids will one day have to answer. This book helps parents answer that question while conveying the profound mystery of it all in a fun way. In this story, likable Ilyas pairs up with Duck to ask the one question over and over in different scenarios. With whimsical and poetic replies, Ilyas slowly begins to realize what his question truly means. And by the end, his childish curiosity is fulfilled with profound realizations. The book has hardcover binding and comes with a cover jacket"--Publisher's description
"How do I get to school? While lots of students hop on a bus, on my way to school explores some alternative methods used by kids around the world, including subways, bikes, and boats. it's a transportation treat for young readers, narrated in 1st-person by a fellow student and accompanied by bright, full-color illustrations that embrace diversity" --|cProvided by publisher
Dao, a red panda, guides Ethan and Emma, two school children, back into time to discover how gunpowder was created in China and how fireworks became popular worldwide. |cProvided by publisher
Using illustrations, full-color photographs and straightforward text, this nonfiction picture book introduces the topics of homelessness and poverty to young readers.
Introduces young children to the realities of natural disasters, terrorism and other forms of tragedy. Explains what tragedy is, the feelings it may create and how to manage those feelings. Emphasizes the good that can come out of tragedy, looking at how people help one another in caring, compassionate and heroic ways.
A young girl, still reeling from her dog's death, finds solace while picking up stones on the beach during her family's vacation.
Follow a girl, accompanied by her teddy bear, as she dreams about the wide and wonderful world. Cozy scenes of pajamas and bedtime make this a perfect story to share at the end of the day.--Provided by publisher.
"Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. She's also a mammal, an animal, and a living thing--all identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book. Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then familiar creatures like her dog and her mom (and herself) as mammals. Next, she adds whales, lobsters, hummingbirds, and elephants (and herself) as examples of animals. Finally, she shares examples of living things, including moose, foxes, butterflies, flowers, and bugs ... and, of course, herself!"--Amazon
"When bold, adventurous Sylvia Rose dances through the forest, the woodland creatures just have to dance too. Enchanted, they beg her to visit them every day. But the lovely, heartbroken cherry tree is too deeply rooted to dance, much less to fulfill its dream of seeing the wide world beyond the forest. Determined to help, Sylvia Rose enlists the animals to uproot the glorious tree, and the girl and the tree set off globetrotting together, seeing the wonders of the world from the Eiffel Tower to the Sydney Opera House."--Book jacket
A rhythmic celebration of love and friendship comparing time together to such magical experiences as seeing a collection of castles beneath the sea