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This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers' market. Whom to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown--it's all so exciting, fresh, and delicious. Readers are invited to peruse the stands and inspect vendors' wares with poems like "Farmer Greg's Free -Range Eggs," "Summer Checklist," and "Necessary Mess."
Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.
"Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas Is You, one of the bestselling and most beloved songs of all time, brings Christmas joy to countless listeners of all ages every year. And nowits classic lyrics will bring that same holiday spirit to readers of all ages in this one-of-a- kind picture book about a young girl whose greatest Christmas wish is for a new puppy!"--Publisher
A handbook for youngsters that includes such instructions as "pour your monster a nice big glass of healthy, crunchy, oozy bug juice slimed with ooey-gooey snail trails to calm him."
"Featuring tender-hearted illustrations by renowned artist Syrus Marcus Ware, I Promise captures with love and honesty the intimate moments of parenting in all their messy glory--from dealing with a kid who doesn't want to brush their teeth to looking under the bed for monsters to cuddling after a long day."--
"Mixed feelings are natural, but they can also be confusing." --
Matilda's picky parents refuse to try new foods, so Matilda teaches herself to cook.
"A little boy describes what his parents' lives were like before he was born ... and how much more fun-filled they are now that he's here!"--
Sights and sounds of a summer twilight mingle with recollections of a lovely day at the beach as a household settles in for the night.
A young girl reflects on a year of exploring and laughing with her beloved Grandpa, remembering many special moments as she seeks a way to honor him after his death.