So You Want to Be President?: The Revised and Updated Edition

There are now three georges in the catalog of presidential names, a Bush alongside the presidential family tree, and a new face on the endpaper portraiture. George is updated with current facts and new illustrations to include our forty-second president, George W. Perfect for this election year--and every year! Philomel Books.

. Bush. This new version of the Caldecott-winning classic by illustrator David Small and author Judith St. Hilariously illustrated by Small, this celebration by St. George shows us the foibles, quirks and humanity of forty-two men who have risen to one of the most powerful positions in the world.

Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud

John adams and Thomas Jefferson were good friends with very different personalities. Full of both history and humor, this is the story of two of America's most well-known presidents and how they learned to put their political differences aside for the sake of friendship. They each became leaders of opposing political parties, and their rivalry followed them to the White House.

. But their differing views on how to run the newly created United States turned them into the worst of friends.

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat Caldecott Honor Book

Viking Children s Books. Joseph had a little overcoat, but it was full of holes—just like this book! When Joseph's coat got too old and shabby, he made it into a jacket. But what did he make it into after that? and after that?as children turn the pages of this book, cheerful artwork and learn that you can always make something, they can use the die-cut holes to guess what Joseph will be making next from his amazing overcoat, while they laugh at the bold, even out of nothing.


The Three Pigs

2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. Dialogue balloons, text excerpts, and a wide variety of illustration styles guide the reader through a dazzling fantasy universe to the surprising and happy ending. Viking Children s Books. But the wolf’s huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the story. And into the realm of pure imagination.

The transition signals the start of a freewheeling adventure with characteristic David Wiesner effects—cinematic flow, and sly humor, astonishing shifts of perspective, as well as episodes of flight. Satisfying both as a story and as an exploration of the nature of story, The Three Pigs takes visual narrative to a new level.

This caldecott medal-winning picture book begins placidly and familiarly enough, with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw, sticks, and bricks. Fans of tuesday’s frogs and sector 7’s clouds will be captivated by old friends—the Three Pigs of nursery fame and their companions—in a new guise.


Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page

Teaberry, wants to join. Mr. Putter sees a sign at the library that says “Read Aloud with Your Pet at Story Time, ” he signs up! But then Mr. Teaberry brings her good dog, who knows what will happen? With Zeke up to his usual tricks, to the library, Zeke, story time might get too exciting! This volume in the beloved Mr.

Putter and tabby series was named a Geisel Honor Book by the American Library Association. So when Mr. Viking Children s Books. Harcourt Brace and Company. Putter's friend and neighbor, Mrs. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. If Mrs. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, love reading their favorite books over and over.

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

Harcourt Brace and Company. Square Fish. Viking Children s Books. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detail, daring, and--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the vertiginous drama of Petit's feat. The man who walked between the towers is the winner of the 2004 caldecott medal, the winner of the 2004 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Picture Books, and the winner of the 2006 Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video.

. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. The story of a daring tightrope walk between skyscrapers, as seen in Robert Zemeckis' The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt. In 1974, french aerialist philippe petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky.


Creatures of the Night All Aboard Reading: Level 3: Grades 1-3 - Bats

Did you know that bats are not blind? that the smallest bat is the size of a bee? That bats won't really fly into your hair? Kids will learn all this and more in this exciting book about one of nature's most misunderstood creatures. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. Viking Children s Books. Square Fish. Harcourt Brace and Company.


Officer Buckle & Gloria CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK

Besides the beguiling story, the affable illustrations of the smiling Gloria, the accidental mayhem in the background, and the myriad safety tips -- such as 'always pull the toothpick out of your sandwhich' and 'never lick a stop sign in the winter' -- add to the enjoyment. Putnam Publishing Group. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up.

Square Fish. Harcourt Brace and Company. A glorious picture book. The horn book"rathmann is a quick rising star in the world of chidren's books. In this book, she again shows her flair for creating real characters, dramatic situations and for knowing what will make young audiences giggle and think. Children's book review magazine"Rathman brings a lighter-than-air comic touch to this outstanding, solid-as-a-brick picture book.

Publisher's Weekly"A five-star performance. School library Journal Viking Children s Books.

The Hello, Goodbye Window

Everything important happens near it, through it, or beyond it. Putnam Publishing Group. Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. Square Fish. Told in her voice, her story is both a voyage of discovery and a celebration of the commonplace wonders that define childhood, expressed as a joyful fusion of text with evocative and exuberant illustrations.

The world for this little girl will soon grow larger and more complex, but never more enchanting or deeply felt. The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway. Harcourt Brace and Company. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. This is a love song devoted to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild.

Viking Children s Books.

The Fire Cat I Can Read Level 1

A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. HarperCollins Publishers. Putnam Publishing Group. Viking Children s Books. Square Fish. With sweet illustrations from author-illustrator Esther Averill, this Level One I Can Read book is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

Beginning readers will cheer as Pickles gets his wish and finds something big to do with his paws. Pickles the fire cat to the rescue!pickles is a young cat with big paws who wishes to do big things with them! When he's adopted by the local firehouse, Pickles works hard to be a good fire cat. He learns to help put out a fire, and he even helps out in a rescue.

Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006. Harcourt Brace and Company. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. He learns to jump on a fire truck.

The Treasure Sunburst Book

Putnam Publishing Group. Three times a voice comes to isaac in his dreams and tells him to go to the capital city and look for a treasure under the bridge by the royal palace. Feeling a little foolish perhaps, but determined to see for himself if the dream is true, Isaac sets out on his long journey. Square Fish.

Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006. In a few words, cadelcott medal winner Uri Shulevitz draws a man who is innocent enough to have faith in a dream, and wise enough to understand the greatest reward of all. Isaac's solitary journey, his arrival at hte vast city, and his discovery there are all enriched by Mr.

Harcourt Brace and Company. Shulevitz's beautifully detailed illustrations, which masterfully capture the spirit of the original tale while keeping it simple enough for the very youngest reader. The treasure is a 1980 caldecott honor book and a 1979 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year.

What he finds makes a surprising and heart-warming ending to this retelling of a well-known folk tale. 2002 caldecot Winner for ages 5-up. Sunburst. Viking Children s Books. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children.