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"On a normal morning, a boy named Thomas discovers his mother has been replaced by a fern ... a monstrous fern! What happened to his mom? Did the fern eat her? Where did this fern come from anyway? Outer space? Will eat his father too? Will it eat Thomas?"--
Thanks to Mom, everything about Maria matches—her clothes, her socks, her underwear, her backpack, and her lunchbox. Maria even matches the dog, the duvet, and the doilies. But Maria doesn’t want to be so matchy matchy. She wants to mix it up! Feathers and fringe! Pom-poms and plaid! Spikes and spots! Leopard and lace! Tie-dye and tutus! One day she does just that and asserts her very own unique style. --publisher
"A little girl and her new puppy get to know one another"- -
In this book without words, a boy opens a door and invites the reader to explore the magical world on the other side.
Matthew is very unhappy about moving to snow-free California just before Christmas, especially after his dog disappears, but his little sister's faith in miracles is almost contagious.
A letter from someone who was once an exasperating second-grader reveals her experiences with a teacher who brought out the best in her.
In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari
In simple text and illustrations, the author explains all the things that can happen in a minute--both good and bad.
Each day, rain or shine, Honey works in her garden, and each day, the little girl who lives next door is right by Honey's side. She hangs on the fence in the mornings. She watches from her window when it's raining. And on nice nights, when Honey eats in her garden, the girl goes over for dessert. Here's a heartwarming picture book that shows how friendship-- just like a garden-- grows. But ... what happens when one friend has to move away?
"Friendship advice given as gardening tips"--