Patience, Patches! Tells what happens when a new baby joins the family – from the dog’s perspective. Patches believes himself to be very good at waiting, but a whole new level of patience is called for when that milky-smelling blanket-bundle shows up. Luckily, some things are worth waiting for!
"Farmer Earl has had enough—his home is too crowded! So, he visits the wise woman in town for help. She tells him to bring all his ducks in the house. Then all his horses. And all his goats too! How will there be more room with all these animals?"
Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s body books (The Foot Book, etc.)—and compared favorably with them!—The Butt Book, winner of the Reuben Award, pays homage to an unsung body part that keeps both kids and grown-ups giggling with glee. It earned Artie Bennett the nickname “the Dr. Seuss of your caboose”!
This rhythmic picture book showcases dances from all over the world and features children of diverse backgrounds and abilities tapping, spinning, and boogying away! From the kuku of West Africa to the cha-cha of Cuba to the stepdancing of Ireland, dancing is everywhere you go.
Cookie is a genius―Milk, a daredevil. Cookie loves math and science. Milk loves sports and adrenaline. They are opposites. But they’re best friends. Without Milk, Cookie couldn’t imagine her best inventions. And without Cookie, Milk couldn’t do the cool stuff that she loves to do. Cookie & Milk breaks stereotypes and celebrates diversity in friendship and multi-racial families.
Maya and Alita collect seashells to make treasures for the people of their village. When Alita discards broken shells, Maya remembers grandmother’s words, “Even the tiniest nub is beautiful. Just find the magic." Maya turns broken shells into something magical–proving value and beauty are where you least expect it.
Much like us, dinosaurs love to have fun. In Dino Pajama Party, dinosaurs gather to play instruments, dance, and sing before bedtime. But soon the dinosaurs grow tired and need their rest. This rhyming picture book is sure to have kids following the dinos’ lead and ready to go to sleep.
The little pug keeps hoping she will find her forever home but every time she thinks she has found she is adopted by a new family. She is finally happy when a new puppy comes to live with them and ruins everything. A charming tale to be enjoyed by all.
In DON’T CALL ME FUZZYBUTT!, Bear isn’t the only one who turns grizzly and says some not-so-nice words that shouldn’t be repeated. The book shows children in a gentle way the hurt that results from name-calling and gossip. It also helps them build empathy while developing positive communication, social, and conflict resolution skills.