One morning a witch wakes up with a hankering for some piggie pie. When she arrives at Old McDonald's farm, strangely, all the pigs are missing. Your child will love this hilarious tale about a group of clever pigs who outsmart a wicked, old witch.
Piggy learns a lot from his father, but he also teaches Dad a few things. Your beginning reader will love this set of four humorous books from the Brand New Readers series: Piggy's Bath, Piggy's Bedtime, Piggy's Pictures, and Piggy's Sandwich. Short sentences and simple vocabulary make this series ideal for beginning readers. If your child enjoys this set, introduce her to others including, Monkey Trouble and Mouse Goes Out.
This series of short and easy chapter books centers on the adventures of two friends: Pinky, a boy whose favorite color is pink, and Rex, a girl whose passion is dinosaurs. Children will also love reading Pinky and Rex and the Bully and all the other titles in this series.
Your child will relate to the highs and lows of a friendship between two whimsically drawn birds, Poppy and Ella. Figurative language such as "Poppy split" and "Poppy and Ella just weren't clicking" make this book a natural vehicle for discussion about language.
The news spread quickly among the rabbits--new folks are moving into the house on the Hill. Mrs. Rabbit hopes that this new family will clean up the yard and bring life back to the garden. This award-winner, filled with suspenseful adventures and enjoyable characters, will delight any young animal lover. Newbery Medal, 1945
Detailed illustrations present facts about Morse code in this book. Information is skillfully integrated into the exciting, true story of Robert Marx, a 10-year-old boy who becomes an amateur radio operator and saves a family stranded by a hurricane in Florida.
The animals on the hot, African savannah use their senses to determine when the rain is coming. When the rain finally arrives, it makes the leaves grow full and green and the earth wet and muddy. Bright illustrations show how each animal enjoys the effects of a long, hard rain.
Everything in Ramona's life changes when her father loses his job. She tries her best to raise everyone's spirits in true Ramona style, but is met with resistance from her parents and the typical dose of teasing from her little sister. Your child will enjoy this award-winning chapter book as Ramona discovers that love and humor ease the stress of hard times. Newbery Honor, 1978
With dad back in college, and mom working fulltime, Ramona knows she has to do her best to help out at home and stay out of trouble. But that's easier said than done. Children will love following the adventures of Ramona, complete with a trip to the principal's office covered in egg. Caldecott Honor, 1982
Ramona the Pest is one of Cleary's classic stories of the feisty Ramona. Children are sure to love hearing about Ramona's troubles in Miss Binney's kindergarten. Ramona fans will also enjoy Beezus and Ramona and Ramona Quimby, Age 8.