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Little Red is an excellent ice skater, but she will need a good partner for the skating pairs competition and the only one available is a certain Wolf, who needs new skates as badly as Little Red does.
Marcus's joy over a new pair of shoes prompts his grandfather to tell him a story about Ariba, who has an unusual relationship with a persistent pair of shoes.
"In this humorous retelling of the classic fable, Whisper the wolf explains that the shepherd boy was not lying about there being a wolf among the sheep, he just misunderstood the situation, because Whisper was just visiting the sheep who were his friends." --|c(Source of summary not specified)
"The story of a magical robe that goes missing, and the kingdom that hangs in the balance"--|cProvided by publisher
"When times are tough, you pull yourself up and push yourself to the top ... of a beanstalk ... where you might get schooled in forces and motion by a STEM-loving giant named Dennis. At least that's what happens to Jack in this delicious twist on a classic fairy tale, supported by critical thinking questions and a glossary of key physics terms"--|cProvided by publisher
"Escaping from a tall tower using one's hair is so fairy- tale old school. This STEM-smart Rapunzel uses the brain beneath her hair to educate her prince (and readers) on the ways the science of simple machines can save the day. A glossary and critical thinking questions reinforce the story's key physics concept"--|cProvided by publisher
A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument. Will she wake the ogre, and will it appreciate her playing? Told by a Romani storyteller and a picture book author, this original tale offers a fascinating insight into Travelling lifestyles and cultures.
When Mr. Noah builds the ark he makes two lists - one for all the animals who will come on board and one for those troublesome creatures he plans to leave behind! Meanwhile Mrs. Noah gets out her sewing machine and makes a coat with very deep pockets. LOTS of pockets.--Page 4 of cover
There is an animal in the nearby waters that is six times the size of a house and has a heart as big as a boat, yet no one knows where it roams. This is a place where the waters are vast and deep, the skies breathe magic, and two lost siblings find an unlikely friend. The Children and the Whale is a bedtime story, a magical journey and reminder to enjoy the adventurous moments we create in the world.--Amazon.com
A humorous retelling of the fairy tale, told from the point of view of the fisherman's wife, who dreams of having plenty of food (she did not have enough to eat as a child), and is very puzzled about how her poor fisherman husband suddenly seems able to provide her with everything she ever dreamed of