Juvenile Fiction

Blueberries for Sal

Author: Robert McCloskey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101654813

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

View: 3241

What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A Caldecott Honor Book! Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter. Meanwhile Sal's mother is being followed by a small bear with a big appetite for berries! Will each mother go home with the right little one? With its expressive line drawings and charming story, Blueberries for Sal has won readers' hearts since its first publication in 1948. "The adventures of a little girl and a baby bear while hunting for blueberries with their mothers one bright summer day. All the color and flavor of the sea and pine-covered Maine countryside."—School Library Journal, starred review. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Juvenile Fiction

Burt Dow, Deep-water Man

A Tale of the Sea in the Classic Tradition

Author: Robert McCloskey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 014050978X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 61

View: 1266

Burt goes fishing, takes refuge from a storm in a whale's stomach, and decorates a whole school of whales' tails with striped band-aids.
Juvenile Fiction

More Blueberries!

Author: Susan Musgrave

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

ISBN: 145980709X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 3711

These young twins can't get enough of their favorite snack -- and they aren't the only ones! With playful rhyming text from award-winning poet Susan Musgrave and gorgeous illustrations by Esperança Melo, this exuberant board book will delight little ones and have everyone happily shouting, "More blueberries!"
Juvenile Fiction

The Happy Hocky Family!

Author: Lane Smith

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780613005050

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 60

View: 8468

For use in schools and libraries only. A series of short silly stories takes a humorous look at the activities of various members of the Hocky family.
Juvenile Fiction

Make Way for Ducklings

Author: Robert McCloskey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101997958

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 68

View: 4681

Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.
Juvenile Fiction

A Robert McCloskey Collection

Featuring, Make Way for Ducklings ; Lentil ; One Morning in Maine

Author: Robert McCloskey

Publisher: Viking Childrens Books

ISBN: 9780670059010

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 198

View: 4332

Collects three of the author's works, including the stories about a family of ducks on a trip to the Boston Public Garden, a boy who saves the day with his harmonica, and a little girl who loses a tooth.
Juvenile Fiction

Dear Mr. Blueberry

Author: Simon James

Publisher: Aladdin

ISBN: 9780689807688

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 1567

"Dear Mr. Blueberry, I love whales very much and I think I saw one in my pond today. Please send me some information on whales." It's vacation time, so Emily has to write to her teacher to help when she discovers a blue whale living in her pond. Mr. Blueberry answers that she must be mistaken, because whales live in the ocean, not in ponds. Throughout the summer, Emily and Mr. Blueberry exchange letters, until Emily has a happy surprise to share with her teacher. In the process, Emily learns a lot about whales. And Mr. Blueberry leans even more about imagination, faith, and love.
Juvenile Fiction

Centerburg Tales

More Adventures of Homer Price

Author: Robert McCloskey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101663049

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 324

Centerburg might be your town. Grampa Hercules and his never-ending tall tales, Dulcy Dooner, the uncooperative citizen, unbusinesslike Uncle Ulysses and his friendly lunchroom, the flustered sheriff, the pompous judge—they are all as American as they come. But there's a subtle and delightful difference. In Centerburg, along with the routine of day-to-day living, the most preposterous things keep happening. But nothing fazes Homer Price! Ragweeds taller than fire ladders, music that sets a whole town dancing—he solves these problems calmly and efficiently. Homer Price is a boy with a good supply of common sense—and ingenuity! Homer's Grampa Hercules is a delightful old rascal and his extravagent reminiscences of his youth are the starting point of many of the episodes. The chapter titles are as enticing as the chapters themselves: The Hide-a-Ride, Looking for Gold, Ever So Much More So, Experiment 13, Grampa Hercules and the Gravitty-Bitties, Pie and Punch and You-Know-Whats. Mr. McCloskey's characters have warmth and kindness and a healthy curiosity; but they are not above a few minor faults and foibles. They are unmistakenably alive. Like Mr. McCloskey himself, they are perpetually amused by the everyday hazards and discrepancies around them.
Art

Mccloskey

Art and Illustrations of Robert Mccloskey

Author: Jane McCloskey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781608934935

Category: Art

Page: 176

View: 3823

Primarily known only for his immensely popular children's books, such as Make Way for Ducklings and Blueberries for Sal, Robert McCloskey was first and foremost an artist and produced a large body of paintings and other artworks in addition to his sketches and illustrations for kids' books. McCloskey's art was usually influenced by where he lived, and he lived a lot of places, from Maine to Mexico and New York to Europe and the Caribbean. In this book, McCloskey's daughter looks at the range of his work from both chronological and geographic perspectives, discussing the styles of his work and his own attitudes about art.
Juvenile Fiction

More Caps for Sale: Another Tale of Mischievous Monkeys Board Book

Author: Esphyr Slobodkina,Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer

Publisher: HarperFestival

ISBN: 9780062405609

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 2004

The charming, never-before-published sequel to Caps for Sale! Those mischievous monkeys are at it again, bringing laughs to a new generation of readers. Since Esphyr Slobodkina’s Caps for Sale was first published in 1940, millions of children have savored the original tale of the peddler, his caps, and a band of very funny monkeys. Now More Caps for Sale continues the story, picking up right where Caps for Sale left off. This board book edition features thick pages and is just the right size for small hands. More Caps for Sale is the first posthumous book from Esphyr Slobodkina and is based on story ideas shared with Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer throughout their years as friends and business associates prior to Esphyr's death in 2002. The warmth and humor of the simple text and bright illustrations creates the perfect opportunity for early readers to experience a classic folktale tradition.
Juvenile Fiction

Time of Wonder

Author: Robert McCloskey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0140502017

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 63

View: 3578

Follows the activities of two children spending their summer vacation on an island off the coast of Maine.
Juvenile Fiction

Lentil

Author: Robert McCloskey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0451481798

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

View: 5362

Young Lentil wants to learn to sing, but no matter how hard he tries he can’t sing on key. He can’t even pucker his lips to whistle! So Lentil learns to play the harmonica instead and beautifully carries his tune through the winding streets of Alto, Ohio. Lentil masters his craft just as the beloved Colonel Carter returns to town and the Alto residents decide to plan a special celebration. But Old Sneep, the grouchiest man in town, doesn’t want anyone celebrating Colonel Carter’s homecoming. When Old Sneep stops the welcoming parade in its tracks, Lentil’s music turns out to be just what Alto needs. Robert McCloskey, the Caldecott-winning author and illustrator of Make Way for Ducklings, brings readers this delightful two color picture book.
Juvenile Fiction

Katy and the Big Snow

Author: Virginia Lee Burton

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395181553

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 8073

Geappolis is hidden under a blanket of snow until a red crawler tractor saves the day
Juvenile Fiction

Arnie, the Doughnut

Author: Laurie Keller

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 1429940018

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 6371

A deliciously imaginative story about friendship—from the author / illustrator of The Scrambled States of America. Arnie was fascinated as he watched the customers stream into the bakery. One by one, doughnuts were chosen, placed in paper bags, and whisked away with their new owners. Some went by the dozen in giant boxes. "Good-bye!" Arnie yelled to each doughnut. "Have a good trip!" "This is so exciting!" Arnie beamed. "I wonder who will choose ME?" At first glance, Arnie looks like an average doughnut—round, cakey, with a hole in the middle, iced and sprinkled. He was made by one of the best bakeries in town, and admittedly his sprinkles are candy-colored. Still, a doughnut is just a doughnut, right? WRONG! Not if Arnie has anything to say about it. And, for a doughnut, he sure seems to have an awful lot to say. Can Arnie change the fate of all doughnuts—or at least have a hand in his own future? Well, you'll just have to read this funny story and find out for yourself. This title has Common Core connections Arnie, the Doughnut is a 2004 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Juvenile Fiction

Mike Mulligan and More

A Virginia Lee Burton Treasury

Author: Virginia Lee Burton

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547349701

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 2787

Best known for the ever popular Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and the Caldecott Medal winner The Little House, Virginia Lee Burton wrote and illustrated stories that have been entertaining children, parents, and grandparents for more than sixty years. Many of her books—with themes that honor a simple way of life and celebrate heroes who endure through determination and by adapting to change—have become classic American tales. With an introduction by Barbara Elleman, author of Virginia Lee Burton: A Life in Art,this handsome collection commemorates four of Burton’s most popular stories, each featured complete and unabridged. Their appeal today, as strong as when the books were first published, is a tribute to one of America’s most innovative illustrators, designers, and writers of stories for children.
Cooking

Nanny Ogg's Cookbook

Author: Terry Pratchett,Stephen Briggs,Tina Hannan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407034367

Category: Cooking

Page: 176

View: 3724

'They say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach which just goes to show they're as confused about anatomy as they gen'rally are about everything else, unless they're talking about instructions on how to stab him, in which case a better way is up and under the ribcage. Anyway, we do not live in a perfect world and it is foresighted and useful for a young woman to become proficient in those arts which will keep a weak-willed man from straying. Learning to cook is also useful.' Nanny Ogg, one of Discworld's most famous witches, is passing on some of her huge collection of tasty and above all interesting recipes, since everyone else is doing it. But in addition to the delights of the Strawberry Wobbler and Nobby's Mum's Distressed Pudding, Mrs Ogg imparts her thoughts on life, death, etiquette ('If you go to other people's funerals they'll be sure to come to yours'), courtship, children and weddings, all in a refined style that should not offend the most delicate of sensibilities. Well, not much. Most of the recipes have been tried out on people who are still alive. Nanny Ogg Gratefully Ackowledges the Assistance in this Literary Argosy of: Mr Terry Pratchett, Mr Stephen Briggs, Mlle Tina Hannan and Master Paul Kidby.
Juvenile Fiction

Fabian Escapes

Author: N.A

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780805077131

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 9417

While Hondo the dog stays home and enjoys his usual pursuits, Fabian the cat escapes out the window and has many adventures.
Literary Criticism

Using Picture Storybooks to Teach Literary Devices

Recommended Books for Children and Young Adults

Author: Susan Hall

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0897745825

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 168

View: 9507

Discusses how to introduce children to literature with picture books
Juvenile Nonfiction

Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes

A Cookbook for Preschoolers & Up

Author: Mollie Katzen,Ann Henderson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business

ISBN: 9781883672065

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 95

View: 3839

Pretend Soup has rapidly become the children's cookbook classic, and no home or daycare center should be without a copy. Mollie Katzen, author of the Moosewood Cookbook, and educator Ann Henderson have created a masterpiece formatted for grown-ups--with written instructions, suggestions, and caveats--and for kids--with illustrated, easy-to-follow pictures. The recipes are both tasty and healthy, and the quotes from kids are very funny (Matthew: "This is so good, I can't even say a word.") While safety is stressed and tips and warnings are included, Katzen and Henderson always stress the fun in food preparation. "Spills are what sponges are for. So keep plenty of sponges around, and a good time will be had by all!"