Author: Trish Cooke
Publisher: Perfection Learning
This cumulative story captures the joy of being a baby in a large, extended family.
Author: Roger Hargreaves
They're back! Rediscover the zaniest and most lovable characters you've ever met in the Mr. Men and Little Miss series—the best-selling, timeless, and universal books, which have sold millions of copies worldwide. Digitally available for the first time, these bright, charming books, with their easily recognizable characters, are easy enough for young readers and witty enough for adults. This fantastic read-to-me edition is read by Audie and Grammy award-winning narrator of Harry Potter, Jim Dale, who perfectly captures each character’s unique voice and personality. Get ready to fall in love with Mr. Men and Little Miss books all over again or for the very first time!
There's a house inside my Mummy Where my little brother grows, or maybe it's my little sister No-one really knows. A gentle and tender story of a little boy waiting for his little brother or sister to arrive. Told with humour and a simple rhyming text, this is the perfect picture book for all expectant brothers and sisters!
Father Christmas travels over increasingly difficult terrain in an ever increasingly uncomfortable manner in order to deliver Harvey Slumfenburger's one and only Christmas present.
Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: Penguin UK
High up in a tall building lives Mr Hoppy all alone. Downstairs lives Mrs Silver. Mr Hoppy loves her. And Mrs Silver loves her tortoise, Alfie. Oh, if only Mr Hoppy could perform some great feat that would make him a hero in her eyes! Then one day his mind goes click and an amazing idea rushes into his head. With the help of a magical spell, some cabbage leaves and one hundred and forty tortoises, can shy Mr Hoppy win Mrs Silver's heart?
The Carnival of the Animals
Author: Jack Prelutsky, Camille (CRT) Saint-Saens
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Combines the talents of America's first Children's Poet Laureate and the illustrator of the Harry Potter books in a volume of rollicking original verses set to Saint-Saëns' classical composition that is complemented by a CD recording of the music and Prelutsky's readings.
Author: Ethan Long
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Each year, on Halloween eve, Fright Club meets to go over their plan: Operation Kiddie Scare. Only the scariest of monsters can join Fright Club-Vladimir the Vampire, Fran K. Stein, Sandy Witch, and Virginia Wolf have all made the cut. They've been practicing their ghoulish faces, their scary moves, and their chilling sounds. But when a band of cute little critters comes along asking to join in the fun, the members of Fright Club will find out who really is the scariest of all! This clever, rollicking read aloud text and delightfully spooky illustrations will have young readers laughing, cheering, and begging to be the newest members of Fright Club.
Winner of the National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award "A charming book about enchantment, a profound book about fairy tales."—John Updike, The New York Times Book Review Bruno Bettelheim was one of the great child psychologists of the twentieth century and perhaps none of his books has been more influential than this revelatory study of fairy tales and their universal importance in understanding childhood development. Analyzing a wide range of traditional stories, from the tales of Sindbad to “The Three Little Pigs,” “Hansel and Gretel,” and “The Sleeping Beauty,” Bettelheim shows how the fantastical, sometimes cruel, but always deeply significant narrative strands of the classic fairy tales can aid in our greatest human task, that of finding meaning for one’s life.
A brand new translation for this great Wolf adventure!
I Want a Monster!
Author: Elise Gravel
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Winnie wants a monster! Some monsters smell like pirate feet and some might read your diary, but they are so darn cute! All Winnie’s friends have one. But how much do Oogly-Wumps eat? Don’t they ever sleep? Can monsters get lonely? I Want a Monster! is a humorous, energetic celebration of the responsibility and joy of owning your dream pet, perfect for fans of Peter Brown’s Children Make Terrible Pets or anyone who’s ever longed for or loved a pet of any kind. Includes a “Would You Like to Adopt a Monster?” activity at the back of the book.
Conte de Noël
Author: Charles Dickens, Nik Marcel, Paul Lorain, Andre de Goy, Mlle de Saint-Romain
CONTE DE NOEL: Francais a l'Anglais THIS EDITION: The dual-language text has been arranged into sub-paragraphs and paragraphs, for quick and easy cross-referencing. The French translation has been modernised and amended to suit this dual language project. The revised English text is in part a translation from French. Essentially, A Christmas Carol has been rewritten in contemporary English from the French translation. The emphasis is on attaining a high correlation between each set of text fragments. The story was originally written in English. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A Christmas Carol is a novel by English author Charles Dickens, and was first published in 1843. The story follows the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge from a bitter old bean counter into a playful and generous young spirit, resulting from his encounters and journeys with Christmas ghosts. AUTHOR: Charles Dickens (February 1812 - June 1870) was, and still is, a famous English writer and social commentator (and critic). (A Dual-Language Book Project) 2Language Books
Mouse likes to look in his friends' diapers, and when his friends decide to look in his diaper, they are surprised by what they find.
Author: Diana Kimpton, Garry Parsons
Doctor Hoof is a horse doctor. He only treats horses. But when he moves to a new town, he soon finds out that he's the only horse around! One by one his neighbours come to see him, but he can't treat them if they aren't horses... Or can he? Will Doctor Hoof ever find himself some new patients - and some new friends? A fabulously funny story which shows that friendship really IS the best medicine of all.
Author: Anne Herbauts
Publisher: Tate Publishing(UK)
Meet Monday. He's a penguin who likes to keep warm. His best friends are Yesterday and Tomorrow. They like playing the piano together and they like spring, summer and autumn. But when winter comes, Monday's house blows away in a snowstorm. What will happen when the snow stops?