Farmer Brown's cows are unhappy because their barn is chilly at night. Luckily, they find an old typewriter and write Farmer Brown a note requesting an electric blanket to keep them toasty warm. Farmer Brown refuses, prompting a chain of hilarious reactions from the cows, hens and ducks. Young and old will love this comical tale about the farm animals that took a stand. Caldecott Honor, 2001
This wordless picture book is about a toy clown who gets thrown in the garbage with several other old toys. After many great adventures, he finally finds a kind girl who not only takes him into her home but also rescues his discarded friends.
Capture your child's attention with Color Zoo's vibrant animals and simple text. As you turn the page, each die-cut illustration reveals a new zoo animal--a tiger becomes a mouse and then the mouse transforms into a fox. Explore shapes, colors and animals with this beautiful award-winner. Caldecott Honor, 1990
Cooking with Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon: A Cookbook for Kids
by Jules Bass
Herb, the vegetarian dragon, presents 20 delicious vegetarian recipes in this fun, kid-friendly cookbook. If your child enjoys this book, check out the first book featuring Herb entitled Herb The Vegetarian Dragon.
A young boy learns the story of how his ancestors came to San Francisco from China to build a transcontinental railroad in 1865. He learns about the hardships that his family endured--from discrimination and unfair wages to treacherous working conditions. This story introduces children to a significant piece of history about the bravery and determination of the Chinese railroad workers who fought racism.
Corduroy is a stuffed bear without a home until Lisa comes along. Despite being "less than perfect," Lisa takes Corduroy home. This is a sweet story about friendship that teaches us to appreciate friends "just the way they are."
This lovely counting book is about a baby's bedtime ritual. Each night, family members take turns giving baby goodnight kisses. Starting with ten kisses for his ten little toes and ending with a kiss on his forehead, the baby is finally ready for bed.
Young readers will enjoy this biography about Crazy Horse, one of the best-known Native American heroes. Written with great respect for Native American life and illustrated with brilliant paintings, this book provides an overview of the historical events in Crazy Horse's life.