Synopses & Reviews
"Score another one for Lester and Munsinger."and#160; and#8212;Publishers Weekly and#160; The sloths at Sleepy Valley Sloth School are content in their slothfulness. One day, a new sloth arrives, a go-getter, a mover and a shakerand#8212;which is to say she actually moves. The other slothsand#160;think sheand#8217;s a pest, and she thinks theyand#8217;re bores, that is until a real boar arrivesand#8212;an official representative of S.O.S. (Society for Organizing Sameness) sent to close the school. Something has to be done, and all eyes turn to Sparky . . . and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; This new addition to the Laugh-Along Lessons series focuses on the importance of being true to yourself. Includes a parent/teacher discussion guide andand#160;downloadable audio!
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.
Gerald and Piggie are best friends.
In A Big Guy Took My Ball! Piggie is devastated when a big guy takes her ball! Gerald is big, too...but is he big enough to help his best friend?
In Olivier Dunrea's latest Gossie and Friends tale, Gemma is the big sister and Gus is the little brother. They both like to explore and Gemma likes to be the leader. But just who is following whom? Look for the companion book, Gus.
Meet Gemma and Gus, the newest charactersand#160;in Olivier Dunreaand#8217;s irresistable Gossie and Friends series!and#160;Gemma is the big sister. Gus is the little brother. Gus is always following Gemma around, but one day Gus sets out on his own. Just who is following who?and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; and#160; Another pair of darling goslings make theirand#160;debut in this sweet story, with Olivier Dunreaand#8217;s perfectly pitched storytelling and endearingand#160;illustrations that Gossie and Friends fans have come to cherish.
Pookins always gets her way. But as she learns when she meets a magic gnome capable of granting wishes,and#160;sometimes getting your way isn't always the best way. A new addition to the Laugh-Along Lessons series with parent/teacher discussion guide andand#160;bonus audio download.
and#8220;Kids will recognize bits of themselves in Pookins . . . an amusing, hard-edged heroine.and#8221;and#160; and#8212;Booklist
Pookins always gets her way. If she doesn't, she makes faces, she throws apples, and she yells very loudly! But when Pookins finds a magic gnome who grants her three wishes, she hastily wishes to be a flower. Powerless to do anything,and#160;she realizes that her way may not be the best way, and that a bit of empathy for the gnome might set things right. This new addition to the Laugh-Along Lessons series focuses on the importance of being considerate.
Includes parent/teacher discussion guide and downloadable audio!
The sloths at Sleepy Valley Sloth School are content in their slothfulness, until a new, energetic sloth named Sparky arrives. Unafraid to be herself, she finds a way to save the sloths and their school from closure in this new addition to the Laugh-Along Lessons series with parent/teacher discussion guide andand#160;bonus audio download.
About the Author
(www.pigeonpresents.com), a number one New York Times
best-selling author and illustrator, has been awarded a Caldecott Honor on three occasions (for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
, and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity
). Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
was also an inaugural inductee into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame. And his celebrated Elephant and Piggie early reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions (for There Is a Bird on Your Head!
and Are You Ready to Play Outside?
) as well as three Honors (for We Are in a Book!, I Broke My Trunk!
, and Let's Go for a Drive!
Other favorites include Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed
and City Dog, Country Frog
, illustrated by Jon J Muth.