Ancient Aesop swings into the twenty-first century in this bright new collection of twenty-one favorite fables. Here are all the classic tales: the greedy dog who loses his bone to his own reflection in the water; the little mouse who pays back the grand lion in a big, big way; and the shepherd's so Are You Quite Polite?
You all know Songwriter and comedy writer extraordinaire Alan Katz has done it again! Turning his attention to the subject of good and bad ma Skeleton has the hiccups.
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When Flinn discovers a pirate hiding in the school supply closet, it's all aboard, me hearties, for a real live pirate adventure! Captain Stubble needs Flinn's help to find his stolen ship, but there are some mean pirate dinosaurs on the loose, and Flinn and his friends soon sail into trouble Joey Campbell experiences them all, even though he knows what he should really feel is lucky.
Lucky to have survived the fire that burned Village P Langston wishes that he could turn back the clock. But he knows you can't change history. Or can you? When his science teacher invents Alexei Romanov , heir to the Russian throne, is in deadly danger. But nobody outside the pala Jesse is a dreamer.
At fourteen he's already thinking about his future, and the excitement of Navy life is calling him. Lucy is just the opposite. She can't imagine ever leaving her beloved mountains Jane's invitation to witness the making of the Greenwitch begins a series of sinister events in which she and her two brothers help the Old Ones recover the grail stolen by the Dark It's the day all baby penguins are going to learn to swim, but Little Pip is afraid Nothing scares Little Pip more than the thought of swimming in the deep dark ocean -- she would much rather learn to fly just like other birds do.
But soon it comes time for Heriot Tarbas was born with a gift. Visions wake him in the middle of the night, and others' thoughts invade his head. Heriot's mind already feels torn apart when the King of Hoad decides to tear him away from his family. Heriot quickly discovers that life in the royal court is much more difficult Where Is Home, Little Pip?
For Little Pip, the baby penguin, home is a pebbly nest on the cold Antartic shore. Mama and Papa always reminds Pip not to wander far, and she never does As she tries to find her way back to her parents, Pip encounte First introduced in Shelia P. Pattie Mae goes to Harlem to visit her sister after the death of their beloved grandfather and the disappearance of Uncle Buddy, who has been wrongly accu After his triumph over a ghost collector and a doctor who does no good, Tom Golden thinks life is finally Grey Arthur and his ghostly crew have happily settled into their roles as Invisible Friends while Tom has made a new human friend with Pick-Nose Pete.
But when one friendly gho Rhino Mister and Rhino Miss gaze at the moon in rhino bliss. They rub their rhino tusks like this. And now you've seen rhinocerkiss! Join the fun in the romantically ridiculous and the ridiculously romantic escapades of your favorite animals! Counting Our Way to the th Day! Join the counting fun!
It takes just a poem a day to count down to the th day of school!
Keep count with numbers. Keep count with stars. Keep count with beans in a big glass jar. Keep a long tally and keep count with pins. Keep track of how many days there've been. Feisty Rose takes center stage as the highly original Casson family faces a long, hot summer. As usual, things are a bit chaotic.
Eldest daughter Caddy is now engaged to darling Michael, and she's not altogether sure she likes it. Saffy and Sarah are on a mission to find Saffy's biological Times were hard for the people of colonial Boston in the winter of Not only had King George III of England closed the Boston harbor to punish all those who spoke against his harsh laws, he had sent thousands of soldiers, led by their commander-in-chief General Thomas Gage, to reinforce his Clackity-clack, clackity-clack.
A skateboard flies over sidewalk squares. Whoosh pumf, whoosh pumf. Water balloons tossed through the air. Bizzle-bzzz, bizzle-bzzz. A bumblebee comes zipping by. Tzooooooooooo bang. Fireworks start for the Fourth of Forget kindergarten, sharing. Everything you need to know you learn right here behind the wheel. So begins the title poem of this collection for young adults in which Janet S.
Wong looks at driving as a metaphor for life. Through thirty-six poems that range in subject from p Thirteen-year-old Michael knows he is lucky. Few slaves in Charleston are where they want to be. But Michael works on the docks and ships in Charleston Harbor, close to the seas he longs to sail. Life seems good.
But then his protective mistress dies and Michael's world changes. His fr Love is in the air for the Casson family! Four hilarious, endearing tales unfold as Rose, Indigo, Saffy, and Caddy each tell their intertwining stories. Rose begins by showing how she does special with her Valentine's card for Tom in New York.
Not to be outdone, Indigo has his own surprise in store One day a young girl named Feng Huang finds a phoenix feather that has fallen from the sky. When she tries to draw the magical bird and share her inspiration, no one is able to tell what it is. Luckily for Feng Huang, the Queen Phoenix sees her troubles and swoops down from the heavens to offer her Pattie Mae adores and admires Uncle Buddy -- he's tall and handsome and he doesn't believe in the country stuff most Lottie is still busy making mischief, as is the new neighbor, the red-headed boy Once upon a time in Turkey there lived a funny, little wise man named Nasrettin Hoca.
He wore a huge, white turban and a worn-out coat made of patches upon patches. Riding about on his little gray donkey, he liked to help whomever he could. A friend to all, Nasrettin is a popular figure. A world of birds unfolds in twenty-two vivid poems that capture the unique personalities of birds from backyard blu When fifteen-year-old Rachel is forced to move to Boston in , she is furious. She is also lonely, for her beloved horse, Peaches, has been sold. But Rachel soon finds a horse that needs her, and needs her desperately: The Governor's Girl, a famous firehorse, has been badly burned.
Rachel gets pe Nick and his brother, Alan, have spent their lives on the run from magic. Their father was murdered, and their mother was driven mad by magicians and the demons who give them power.
The magicians are hunting the Ryves family for a charm that Nick's mother stole -- a charm that keeps her alive -- and Based on a famous Chinese folktale, The Magic Pillow tells the story of a poor boy named Ping who is given a magic pillow by a mysterious magician.
Ping sees what a lifetime of wealth and power would be like, and discovers that the riches of family and freedom are much more valuable After a busy night of haunting, it's time for Baby Ghostling to go to bed. Close your eyes, baby, and dream of wild monsters. Sleep tight, baby, and don't be afraid of the daylight. Mama will leave the darkness on. Nothing can harm you when Mama is nearby On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift-- that he is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark.
At once, he is plunged into a quest for the six magical Signs that will one day a When her family falls apart, fourteen-year-old Zoe feels like her whole world is going to pieces. Zoe's mother takes her kids away from their father, a fisherman who ships out to Alaska, and moves them to a run-down farmhouse she's inherited in the Midwest.
Zoe's stuck -- in more ways than one. When springtime comes, in his warm winter den a bear wakes up very hungry and thin! He wants more! With his friends' help, he finds some berries, clover, and fish to eat, but that's not enough. Bear wants more! Going, Going, Gone! Calling all silly dilly fans! Silly Dilly Manners Songs are back again to silly-dilly Smile, Principessa!
Mama and Papa call their little Principessa bambina Bina, and Papa takes her picture every day. Thousands of pictures! Then bambino Pasquale -- Bino -- is born, and everything changes. Papa doesn't take pictures of Bina anymore; n Walk among the gods and goddesses, men and monsters, in this enchanting volume of classic Greek myths!
Here are twelve of the most beloved legends of Greek mythology, from Pandora and her dreaded box to Icarus with his wings of wax, and, of course, that greedy, gold-fingered King Midas. Vibrant art If you like Songwriter and comedy writer par excellence Alan Katz has done it again!
He's turned fourteen favorite songs upside down and created new nonsense s Digby is a sheepdog with a mission: to get six silly sheep herded into the pen. Easy-peasy, right? But these sheep won't be told where to go or what to do.