This is Russell. Sometimes Russell is just a little bit out of step with the rest of the flock. All the sheep are falling asleep -- except Russell. What's a sheep to do? Russell tries everything ... until, at last, he falls asleep.
A nervous Splat finds his first day at Cat School much better than he expected.
The Alphabet Tree
Author: Leo Lionni
Publisher: Paw Prints
A strong wind blows most of the letters off the alphabet tree and those that remain hide among the branches. Then a bug and a caterpillar come along and teach them how to arrange themselves into words and sentences to form a special message.
Splat the Cat can’t wait for it to snow. All he wants to do is make a snowcat and throw snowballs! When he can’t wait any longer, Splat decides to take matters into his own paws. Splat the Cat: Blow, Snow, Blow is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Beginning readers will delight at Splat’s hilarious attempts to make snow. Readers won’t even know they are learning as the have fun with the long o sound. Join Splat the Cat in his excitement for snow in New York Times bestselling author and artist Rob Scotton’s beginning reader.
Author: Fearne Cotton
We're the Yoga Babies, look what we can do!The Yoga Babies love to have fun trying new poses. Sometimes life is busy and tricky, but not to worry! Yoga can help everyone chill out. Follow these babies big and small as they practise yoga at home, in the garden and before bedtime, then you can have a go at home, too!
Bears are clumsy. They don't sit still. They're much, much bigger than teachers - and they eat SUCH a lot of lunch! Yes, taking a bear to school is a BAD idea. But will this little boy find the courage to face the first day of school alone? With so much to do, like painting, dressing up, storytime, and making new friends, he just might! And Bear? He'll always be waiting at the end of the day, with a great big hug! A delightfully funny story that will reassure with every child anxious about starting a new school or nursery.
A Cultivated Wolf
Author: Becky Bloom
Publisher: Siphano Picture Books
Wolf soon forgets his hunger as he goes from school to library to bookstore. As hungry wolf descends on the farm, he is surprised to find that the animals there are quite well-educated. The only way he can get into the farm is to learn how to read. But acceptance in farm circles is not so easy as the animals present the wolf with one challenge after another. Wolf soon forgets his hunger as he goes from school to library to bookstore.
Based on original texts from the New International Version of the Bible. Explains key words, phrases, and concepts within each Bible story. With photographs of places and artifacts, together with maps, the Bible stories are set in their social, historical, and geographical context.
Author: Carrie Weston, Tim Warnes
On the day that Miss Cluck says there is going to be a new animal in the class, everyone is very excited. In fact, there are squeals of delight. Nobody expects the new animal to be a bear.So when Boris takes his first hairy, scary, grizzly steps into the classroom, Leticia the rabbit, Fergus the fox cub, Maxwell the mole, and the little mice...scream! Of course, Boris doesn't mean to be scary. He only wants to make friends. But he spends a lonely, miserable first day at school. Whenit's home time, Boris trudges through the woods, far behind the others. After all, it seems to him that none of them wants to be his friend. Then he sees some rats up ahead as they jump out from behind the trees. Boris hurries along to introduce himself (ever hopeful of making new friends) but, onceagain, his ursine enthusiasm terrifies the rats. However, to his astonishment, in scaring off the bullies Boris has truly endeared himself to Maxwell, Leticia, Fergus and the mice.Boris is a gentle giant and he immediately wins our affections. How Boris is perceived by his classmates and how those perceptions change as the story unfolds give this picture book real resonance for children everywhere who have experienced being new among an unfamiliar group.
Author: Helen Docherty
Publisher: Alison Green Books
Yawnalot is a sleepy old town until Abracazebra rides in on her bicycle. Suddenly, all the animals flock to see her incredible magic show - all except Goat, who is grumpy and jealous of her. But in the end, even Goat is won over and realises that everybody needs a little magic. A wonderfully original new picture book about the importance of celebrating diversity, by the internationally award-winning creators of THE SNATCHABOOK (ISBN:9781407116549).
I Am a Little Cat
Author: Helmut Spanner
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Christine's cat describes his activities during a typical day.
Cat and Mouse
Author: Tomek Bogacki, Tomasz Bogacki
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)
An unusual friendship results when one little cat and one little mouse fail to pay attention while their mothers teach their children about the world.
Three children who live on the grounds of a German castle spend the summer trying to catch a pike trapped in the moat, while the mother of two of the children is slowly dying of cancer.
The Mill Valley
Author: Noelia Blanco, Valeria Docampo