Books by Theme
There's change in the air. Frogs sing and so do birds. Boys imagine, invent and recycle. Trees bloom. Schools plan field trips. Listen and look at changes all around!
999 Frogs Wake Up
998 of the 999 frogs (who were once 999 Tadpoles) awaken their big brother for an action-packed spring. Simple, childlike illustrations on open backgrounds leave plenty of room for imagination as the frog family and other animals celebrate the season.
Dawson has been collecting and reusing everything ever since he was a baby but he must rescue the world from his robotic creation, the Vacu-Maniac! Recycling is gently imbedded in Dawson's outrageous adventure detailed in intricate (and labeled) illustrations.
Clementine and the Spring Trip
Clementine is looking forward to the school field trip to Plimoth Plantation and other signs of spring her family's Annual Spring Walk Through Boston Common. But things don't always go the way the lively 3rd grader anticipates in the latest story about likeable, energetic Clementine.
Stunning, realistic illustrations of frogs and onomatopoeic language combine to present frogs and their songs from around the world. A brief warning about threats to frogs' environments and additional information conclude this engaging book just right to read aloud.
Look Up! Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard
They can be observed anywhere; in fact, "You don't have to go anywhere fancy to watch birds!" The informative, informal and playful guide encourages close observation and identification as well as tips for recording and finding out more about these ubiquitous creatures.
Picture a Tree
There are many ways to picture a tree throughout the seasons. Sometimes a tree plays "a game of dress-up", or serves as a "high-rise home sweet home." Textured collage illustrations extend meaning of the simple, evocative text in a joy-filled celebration of trees.
Two girls explore the spring colors of blossoming trees. Bold block prints show entire trees and provide a close-up of the blossoms, ideal to help identify familiar and less familiar trees from the dogwood, American beech, and magnolia.
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