Caldecott Honoree and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author/artist Jon J Muth takes a fresh and exciting new look at the four seasons!Eating warm cookies on a cold day is easy water catchesevery thrown stone skip skip splashWith a featherlight touch and disarming charm, Jon J Muth--and his delightful little panda bear, Koo--challenge readers to stretch their minds and imaginations with twenty-six haikus about the four seasons.
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A baby elephant describes his life, family, and everyday activities.
Presents a celebration of the four seasons that complements thematic scenes featuring the panda bear, Koo, with twenty-six haikus.... read more
The cycle of seasons on Earth is as interesting as it is important to the way we all live. From the cold of winter to warm summer ...days, it's essential to understand just what's happening and why we always have the same weather at the same time of the year. Readers will learn what the sun's rays are doing to different parts of Earth at different times as well as the importance of Earth's axis, or tilt. With great photographs, diagrams, and detailed explanations of scientific concepts, readers will love learning about our year of seasons in this book. read more
Mom, dad, and baby will love our new line of board books from Sassy, the award-winning and innovative toy company. This $6.99 boar...d book teaches babies all about the four seasons with the use of fun diecuts throughout the book. It's perfect for newborn babies and up read more
You'll love to squeeze a KooKoo Kennel in a Box Plush Figure. The 12 inch Hairyterrier is a scruffy North-Highland terrier. When y...ou squeeze Hairyterrier's shiny nose you will hear his KooKoo sound. KooKoo Kennel Puppies are squeezable soft and fun to... read more
This book introduces readers to the different seasons in a year, how we measure the length of each season, and how many months are... in a year. read more
"Find out how and why the pattern of spring, summer, winter and autumn repeats"-P.  of cover.
You'll love to squeeze a KooKoo Kennel in a Box Plush Figure. The 12 inch Golden Fetcher is good-natured and loyal! When you squee...ze Golden Fetcher's shiny nose you will hear it's KooKoo sound. KooKoo Kennel Puppies are squeezable soft and fun to... read more
You'll love to squeeze a KooKoo Kennel in a Box Plush Figure. The 12 inch St. Bernardy is soft-hearted and bulky. When you squeeze... St. Bernardy's shiny nose you will hear his KooKoo sound. KooKoo Kennel Puppies are squeezable soft and fun to... read more
Features: Bee-o the Bee is 22 inches long; body is 7 x 6.5 inchesMade of 100% polyester fleece with plastic eyes and a plastic zip...per with metal pullBrought to you by Knock Knock, continuing to surprise, tickle, and delightTake me out of the meadow by zipping an read more
Features: Fun Dr. Seuss themePack of 6 pencilsSeuss styles may varyThese simple tools will help you create elaborate journaling an...d design blocks on so many projects. Stamp, stencil, batik, glitter and glue, markers, brads, eyelets, jewelsSize - 12 x 12 in. Des read more
This Totally KooKoo Zoo Barking Lot Playset Includes: * One KooKoo Kennel Puppy Car * One KooKoo Kennel Koolectible Puppy with Cap... and Glasses * Road Barrier * 21 inch Ramp * Barking LotJoin this KooKoo Bunch in a world of fun and laughter. Pull back KooKoo Kennel Puppy Cars and watch them go! KooKoo Puppies fly when you Krack-Up. Launch your KooKoo Puppies into the Barking Lot to Score Points. Land in the Doghouse for maximum points. Play with all of your KooKoo Puppy Cars in a game the whole family can play. See who can score the most points and go Totally KooKoo! Go Totally KooKoo and Koollect them all! read more
A very simple introduction to the winter season, when it occurs, and the weather associated with it.
"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to summer. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"...--Provided by publisher. read more
One of the most adored children s book characters of all time is the eccentric, forceful, bighearted Grandma Dowdel, star of the N...ewbery Medal winning "A Year Down Yonder" and Newbery Honor winning "A Long Way from Chicago." And it turns out that her stor read more
One of the most adored characters in childrenOs literature is the eccentric, forceful, bighearted Grandma Dowdel, star of the Newb...ery Awardwinning "A Year Down Yonder" and Newbery Honorwinning "A Long Way from Chicago." And it turns out that her story isnOt over. ItOs now 1958, and a new family has moved in next door to Mrs. Dowdel: a minister and his wife and kids. Soon Mrs. Dowdel will work her particular brand of charm on all of them, and they will quickly discover that the last house in town might also be the most vital. read more
Wow! It's a KooKoo Zoo KooKoo Bird! Each KooKoo Bird Play Pal makes its own unique KooKoo Kall when you squeeze its beak and opens... into a 14 x 18 pillow that's perfect for home, travel, sleepovers or daycare. Join this KooKoo Bunch in a world of fun... read more
Wow! It's a KooKoo Zoo KooKoo Bird Flocked Koollectibles - 2 Pack -Join the KooKoo Bunch in a world of fun and laughter. These Koo...llectible KooKoo Birds are so much fun to play with! 2 Pack KooKoo Bird Flocked Koollectibles come with a nest for when... read more
Get aboard Nonnie's wagons as they head across Africa escaping the Khaki soldiers in 1901. Annie and Koos are there, sometimes fr...ightened but mostly having a great adventure as they meet with a black mamba snake, a honey bird, a strange ghost, elephants and see a comet streaking across the night sky. All the while Koos must hide Cluck, his pet chicken, from Nonnie's casserole pot. Enjoy the ride! read more
A sequel to Goodnight Songs by the beloved author of Goodnight Moon celebrates the beauty and wonder of nature throughout the seas...ons of the year and is complemented with illustrations by 12 award-winning artists including Floyd Cooper, David Small and Bob Staake. read more
Books are available in reinforced library bindings and paperback editions-either one is a perfect grown up format for preschoolers... who have just graduated from board books- Bright green and blue branding clearly identifies the entire Rookie Prescho read more