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It’s time to read and rhyme! This book introduces young readers to the “at” word family through a simple rhyme scheme. Each book features six words such as “cat,” “bat,” and “hat” to reinforce the sound and letter combination. The expertly crafted text uses this rhyming pattern along with strong picture cues to help early readers get the reading practice they need.
Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. All day long he hears: “Click, clack, moo.” “Click, clack, moo.” “Click, clack, moo.” But Farmer Brown’s problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes…Come join the fun as a bunch of literate cows turn Farmer Brown’s farm upside-down!
When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling. A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin happening to him. Stanley gets rolled up, mailed, and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch two dangerous art thieves. He may be flat, but he’s a hero.
The bestselling Giraffes Can’t Dance is now a board book! Giraffes Can’t Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it’s harder for a giraffe than you would think. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend.With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.
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In this charming story, Have You Seen My Cat?, little boy worries about his missing cat and travels to different places in search of his pet.
Before everyone recycled…There was a town that had 3,168 tons of garbage and nowhere to put it. What did they do? Enter the Garbage Barge! Here’s a mostly true and completely stinky story that is sure to make you say, Pee-yew!; Teaching environmental awareness has become a national priority, and this hilarious book (subtly) drives home the message that we can’t produce unlimited trash without consequences.
In this favorite, whimsical rhyming riddles help Lloyd the baby llama guess what kind of animal everyone’s mama really is. But it’s his friend Lyn the llama that finally leads Lloyd to the answer he most longs to hear. Is your mama a llama?
One fine day, from out of town–and without any warning at all–a magic hat appears in the sky. It tumbles and bounces through the air and makes magic wherever it lands. Everyone is delighted as, one by one, the townspeople are transformed into giant playful animals. And then a wizard arrives. . . . With irresistible rhyming language and bright, whimsical illustrations, this perfect read-aloud by internationally acclaimed author Mem Fox will weave its way into the hearts of young children everywhere.
From the bestselling author of “Russell the Sheep” comes a brand-new, lovable character. It’s Splat the cat’s first day of school and he’s worried. What if he doesn’t make any new friends? As the day progresses, Splat learns an important lesson.