This New York Times bestselling modern classic explores the perennial topic of environmentalism in an urban world, from the creator of The Wild Robot and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time. While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world. This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes and breathtaking illustrations that become more vibrant as the garden blooms. Red-headed Liam can also be spotted on every page, adding a clever seek-and-find element to this captivating picture book.
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one--the little bunny says goodnight. In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.
Caldecott Award-winning author-artist Ed Emberley has created an ingenious way for children to chase away their nighttime fears. Kids can turn the pages of this die-cut book and watch the Big Green Monster grow. Then, when they're ready to show him who's in charge, they'll turn the remaining pages and watch him disappear! This lavish reissue features dramatic die-cut eyes and sparkling foil on the cover.
From a world-renowned author comes this clever collection of delightful rhymes. Would you feed your pajamas to giant piranhas or walk on your knees past a hive full of bees but never say "Boo!" to a goose? In order to avoid frightening the aforementioned fowl, author Mem Fox has concocted a boisterous baker's dozen of satisfyingly silly alternatives. These rollicking rhymes are a treat to repeat and sure to inspire youngsters to compose their own silly goose scenarios.
Meet one Grumpy Goat. He's cranky, he's hungry, and he's never had a friend. He is making a terrible mess at Sunny Acres Farm, and the other animals just stay away. He knocks over the pigs' trough, kicks down the garden fence, and eats everything in his path. Until one special flower stops him in his tracks. And once Goat opens his eyes, his heart is soon to follow. See how stopping to smell the flowers really can change everything.
Even the roughest, toughest readers will want to turn off their engines, rest their wheels and drift to sleep with this sweet and soothing story. Vibrant illustrations and gentle rhyming text make this a surefire bedtime favorite for truck-crazy kids everywhere.
Mother Goat, alarmed by Gregory's bizarre dietary preferences--he prefers toast and scrambled eggs to shoe boxes and tin cans--consults Dr. Ram, who devises an appetizing transitional diet for little Gregory
It's Little Frog's birthday, and Mama Frog gets a big surprise when the guests show up for his party -- all the animals are the wrong color! Little Frog tells her she's not looking long enough, and he's right.
One day down on the farm, Duck got a wild idea. "I bet I could ride a bike," he thought. He waddled over to where the boy parked his bike, climbed on and began to ride. At first he rode slowly and he wobbled a lot, but it was fun! Duck rode past Cow and waved to her. "Hello, Cow!" said Duck. "Moo," said Cow. But what she thought was, "A duck on a bike? That's the silliest thing I've ever seen!" And so Duck rides past sheep, horse, and all the other barnyard animals. Suddenly, a group of kids ride by on their bikes and run into the farmhouse, leaving the bikes outside. Now all the animals can ride bikes, just like Duck!