Series: Orchard HC Picture BooksHappy DreamerHardcoverPeter H Reynolds9780545865012$21.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 28, 2017
Bestselling creator of The Dot inspires readers of every age to find their own unique path to happiness.In his Scholastic debut, picture book and creativity guru Peter Reynolds brings us a universally poignant celebration of the colorful spectrum of what it means to dream and the many ways to find happy!While the world tells us to sit still, to follow the rules, and to color inside the lines, Happy Dreamer celebrates all those moments in between when the mind and spirit soar and we are free to become our own true dreamer maximus! In Peter's sig... + Read More
Series: Scholastic Press Picture BooksWhen I Grow UpHardcoverTim Minchin9781338233841$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Mar 27, 2018
When I grow up, I will be tall enough to reach the branches that I need to reach to climb the trees you get to climb when you're grown up. A group of children imagines all of the things that they will be able to do once they grow up, and they plan to do anything and everything. They hope to solve problems, play in the sun all day long, be brave, and even eat ice cream all day. The combination of Tim Minchin's Tony Award-winning Matilda the Musical lyrics and Steve Antony's joyful artwork is sure to inspire readers of all ages to explore the end... + Read More
Series: Mama Lion Wins the RaceHardcoverJon J Muth9780545852821$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Jul 25, 2017
New friendships, surprising turns, heroic deeds - and amazing racing cars!Start your engines: the race is on! And Mama Lion and Tigey are off - with their cool goggles and snazzy sports car!Racing teams gather from far and wide for this madcap race. But who will win the trophy cup? Will it be the playful Flying Pandinis? The mischievous Knitted Monkey Crew? Or will Mama Lion and Tigey speed past the finish line in first place?As Tigey says, winning is winning, but sometimes the journey itself - filled with ineffable moments of mystery, beauty, ... + Read More
Series: I Can Be Anything!Don't Tell Me I Can'tHardcoverDiane Dillon9781338166903$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Feb 27, 2018
Like most girls and boys, Zoe enthusiastically embraces the wonders of our world and its infinite possibilities. "I can be anything I want to be!" she tells us, presenting herself in a range of careers. "But what if you fail?" asks a voice of doubt that attempts to undermine her confidence.Bold and sassy, Zoe swats the voice away at every turn, declaring her certainty with a charisma that will encourage us all to silence the fears projected onto us by our world. Why can't a girl grow up to be President? Zoe can! When the voice of doubt continue... + Read More
Series: Little Shepherd BooksThis is the Day!HardcoverAmy Parker9781338047035$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 27, 2018
An inspirational message of hope and joy based on Psalm 118:24 from bestselling author Amy Parker!Right now is the moment. It's yours! Don't delay! Step into the sunshine. Yes, THIS IS THE DAY!Every day is a day to celebrate and find hope in this colorful, creative storybook inspired by Psalm 118:24. With joyous rhymes and colorful illustrations of all kinds of children, find the beauty and wonder of every moment of the day — and learn that you can make the world even more glorious, too!A jubilant, inspirational reminder to seize the opportunit... + Read More
Series: Exclamation MarkHardcoverAmy Krouse Rosenthal9780545436793$19.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 01, 2013
From the bestselling creators of Duck! Rabbit!, an exciting tale of self-discovery! He stood out here. He stood out there. He tried everything to be more like them. It's not easy being seen. Especially when you're NOT like everyone else. Especially when what sets you apart is YOU. Sometimes we squish ourselves to fit in. We shrink. Twist. Bend. Until - ! - a friend shows the way to endless possibilities. In this bold and highly visual book, an emphatic but misplaced exclamation point learns that being different can be very exciting! Period.
Series: Hi, Koo!A Year of SeasonsHardcoverJon J Muth9780545166683$19.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Feb 25, 2014
Caldecott Honoree and New York Times bestselling author/artist Jon J Muth takes a fresh and exciting new look at the four seasons! Eating warm cookies on a cold day is easy water catches every thrown stone skip skip splash With a featherlight touch and disarming charm, Jon J Muth - and his delightful little panda bear, Koo - challenge readers to stretch their minds and imaginations with twenty-six haikus about the four seasons.
Series: Zen ShortsHardcoverJon J Muth9780439339117$19.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 01, 2005
Three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who tells amazing tales about the importance of generosity, the boundaries of good and bad, and what it means to hold on to frustration. With graceful art and simple stories that are filled with love and enlightenment, Jon J Muth presents three ancient Zen tales that are sure to strike a chord.
Series: Zen TiesHardcoverJon J Muth9780439634250$19.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Feb 01, 2008
Summer has arrived - and so has Koo, Stillwater's haiku-speaking young nephew. And when Stillwater encourages Koo, and his friends Addy, Michael, and Karl to help a grouchy old neighbor in need, their efforts are rewarded in unexpected ways. Zen Ties is a disarming story of compassion and friendship that reaffirms the importance of our ties to one another.
Series: Zen GhostsHardcoverJon J Muth9780439634304$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Sep 01, 2010
On Halloween, Stillwater the panda, who dons a spooky costume and mask, promises his friends Addy, Michael, and Karl a spine-tingling ghost story to be told by a mysterious storyteller. The storyteller - who looks remarkably like Stillwater - tells the children an unforgettable ancient Zen story about a girl named Senjo who hopes to marry Ochu, the boy next door. But Senjo's parents have different plans for her future. They want her to marry a more prosperous man than Ochu - someone who will care for the family and her ailing father. Heartb... + Read More
Series: Scholastic Press Picture BooksZen SocksHardcoverJon J Muth9780545166690$21.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Sep 29, 2015
The wisdom of Zen in an exciting new book by Caldecott honoree Jon J Muth! Leo and Molly love their new neighborhood. Best of all is their friend Stillwater, a giant panda who lives across the way! And the three friends are quite a team! Stillwater teaches Molly about patience. Leo teaches Stillwater about sharing. And Molly shows how one act of kindness can make a world of difference. Jon J Muth's warm, compassionate stories and light-filled pictures are tinged with the wisdom of Zen. Whether young or old, we all learn from one another in t... + Read More
Series: The Three QuestionsHardcoverJon J Muth9780439199964$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Apr 01, 2002
Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy. A young boy asks: When is the best time to do things? Who is the most important one? What is the right thing to do? Find out what he learns in this charming, lyrically told story
Series: Rules of SummerHardcoverShaun Tan9780545639125$19.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Apr 29, 2014
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival! Never be late for a parade. Never forget the password. Never ruin a perfect plan. It's all about the rules. But what if the rules feel completely arbitrary? What if your older brother is the only one who gets to make them up all summer long? And what if he's the only one who can save you when the darkness of winter comes rushing in? As usual, master artist and storyteller Shaun Tan shows us the strange truth of ordinary things - rules, relationships, despair, and hope - as only he can.
Series: The ArrivalHardcoverShaun Tan9780439895293$26.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 99Oct 01, 2007
In a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship. He's embarking on the most difficult journey he's leaving home to build a better future for his family. In this wordless graphic novel, Shaun Tan captures the immigrant experience through clear, mesmerizing images. The reader enters a strange new world, participating in the main character's isolation and ultimately his joy.
Series: What Is Peace?HardcoverWallace Edwards9781443148436$19.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 10Sep 27, 2016
A stunning, thought-provoking look at finding peace in children’s lives.Peace is a familiar word, its meaning both simple and complex.Here, Wallace Edwards explores peace and invites young readers to think about what that means to them. Through a series of linked questions combined with Edwards’s singular art, the concept of peace is picked up, shaken, turned all around, and carefully examined from every angle.Children experience stress, even violence, at home and at school and bear witness to news stories and family histories. There are many b... + Read More
Words of wisdom, compassion, and hope in this companion to New York Times bestseller Old Turtle.Why are we here? What is the purpose of life? How do we find happiness? Once again, Old Turtle's wise answers offer readers of all ages inspiration, solace, and the most important gift of all - hope.Timed to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the publication of the national bestseller Old Turtle, this companion picture book is sure to delight fans of the original while it simultaneously speaks to the concerns of the world today. New York Times bests... + Read More
Series: Old TurtleHardcoverDouglas Wood9780439309080$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Sep 01, 2001
When it was first published a decade ago, Old Turtle was hailed as a uniquely satisfying, beautifully imagined fable about ecology, peace, and the interconnectedness of all beings. Its appeal continues to this day for both children and adults. Cheng-Khee Chee's evocative watercolors, blending Eastern and Western traditions, perfectly accompany Douglas Wood's simple and moving text. Winner of the American Booksellers Association Book of the Year and the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award, Old Turtle is a modern classic t... + Read More
In this profoundly moving fable, the earth and all its creatures are suffering, for the people will not share their Truth, which gives them happiness and power, with those who are different from them. Then one brave Little Girl seeks the wisdom of the ancient Old Turtle, who sees that the people's Truth is not a whole truth, but broken. Old Turtle shows the girl the missing part of the Truth, and the Little Girl returns with it to her people. Then the pieces are brought together, and the broken Truth is made whole at last: YOU ARE LOVED... AND ... + Read More
From Cleopatra to Amelia Earhart, Emma Watson to Malala Yousafzai, women have dared to defy stereotypes and have broken barriers for centuries. In the vein of bestselling titles like Rad American Women A-Z and Women in Science, What Would She Do? is an inspirational illustrated journey across the globe featuring 25 women who changed the course of history and paved the way for today's female leaders. Beautifully illustrated portraits by some of today's most exciting contemporary artists bring each woman to life, while informative and compelling ... + Read More
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