Synopses & Reviews
Wheels are busy. On banana carts, theyand#8217;re pushed; on dog wagons, theyand#8217;re pulled. On bikes theyand#8217;re pedaled forward; on tow trucks, towed backward! "Wheels work, and wheels play. / Thatand#8217;s what WHEELS do all day!" The rhyming text is written in both English and Spanish in this dynamic board book, each language clearly differentiated with color. Larocheand#8217;s extraordinary three-dimensional paper-relief artwork makes every colorful scenario pop, whether the wheels are spinning, whirring, racing, or rolling.
"Adding ample wry humor to both his spare ink-and-watercolor pictures and minimalist text, Dunrea imbues both goslings with distinctive, endearing personalities and chronicles experiences every preschooler can recognize." Publishers Weekly, Starred
"Two books that are sure to become favorites... Young children will ask to hear these stories again and again, and they're just right for little hands." School Library Journal, Starred
"The potent combination of toddler-appealing story lines and the charismatic charm of the illustrations assure that these smartly clad geese will be marching straight into the hearts of readers." Kirkus Reviews
Gossie and Gertieand#8217;s boots are made for walking; the books they so delightfully traverse are made for treasuring.
Horn Book, Starred
and#8220;Preschoolers are bound to ask for an encore reading, and theyand#8217;ll probably ask for new boots, too.and#8221; The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
A bilingual (Spanish and English) board-book edition of WE HAVE A BABYthe perfect book for a new sibling. It introduces the important things the whole family can do for the baby, and shows all the love the baby will give in return.
Gossie is a gosling. A small, yellow gosling who likes to wear bright red boots. Every day. Until the day her boots disappear . . . The lovable Gossie is now available in an English/Spanish bilingual board book edition! This simply and charmingly told tale of sharing with style is perfect for bilingual preschoolers or new language learners. English text appears in black, Spanish in blue.
One day three white mice discover three jars of paint--red, blue, and yellow. Both parents and children alike will appreciate this lighthearted presentation of a lesson in color. and#8220;Walshand#8217;s cut-paper collage illustrations have bold colors and just the right simplicity for the storyline. A real charmer thatand#8217;s great fun as well as informative.and#8221;--School Library Journal
Fans of the Gossie & Friends books will enjoy little Ollie and his big personality as he finds his way in the barnyard. Irresistible characters and delightful text make these board books perfect for springtime reading and sharing.
Gossie and Gertie are best friends. They splash in the rain, play hide-and-seek, and they dive in the pond together. Everywhere Gossie goes, Gertie does too. Or does she?
With charming illustrations and gentle text, Olivier Dunrea has created two lovable, sweet characters that will appeal to the youngest listeners.
Meet Gossie, a small yellow gosling who loves to wear bright red bootsand#8212;every day. One morning Gossie canand#8217;t find her beloved boots. She looks everywhere for them: under the bed, over the wall, even in the barn. Preschoolers will enjoy helping Gossie find her red boots and delight in where Gossie finally finds them.
Gossie is a gosling. A small, yellow gosling who likes to wear bright red boots. Every day. Until the day her boots disappear... The loveable Gossie is now available in an English/Spanish bilingual board book edition! This simply and charmingly told tale of sharing with style is perfect for bilingual preschoolers or new language learners. English text appers in black, Spanish in blue.
There is always room on mother's lap--and this simple tender story is now available in Spanish and English.
Gossie wears red boots. Gertie wears blue boots. BooBoo likes to eat, and Peedie loves to wear his red baseball cap (when he remembers!). In this oversize board book, little hands can lift big flaps and join the goslings as they have a fun day learning about colors, seasons, counting, and much more.
Aand#160;bilingual board book about two wee gosling friends. With English text in black and Spanish text in blue, this is a great pick for bilingual families, secondand#160;language-learners, and any fan of the popular GossieandFriends series. Look for the companion Gansi/Gossie bilingual board book!
Gossie and Gertie are best friends. They splash in the rain, play hide-and-seek, and dive in the pond together. Everywhere Gossie goes, Gertie goes too. Or does she? Sometimes even the best of friends disagree!
Featuring Spanish and English bilingualand#160;text set in two colors for easy readability, bilingual babies and new language learners will love the gentle text and charming illustrations in this simple and sweet story.
The Caldecott Honor-winning, bestselling classic bedtime story about a wildly hilarious nap, by the all-star team of Don and Audrey Wood, now available as a bilingual board book in English and Spanish!
In this humorous bedtime story, too many
sleepy people and animals try to fit on one
cozy bed, until the tiniest flea sends them all
tumbling! This beloved picture book by Don
and Audrey Wood is available for the first time
as a bilingual board book.
A rolling, racing, spinning story for preschoolers about the many different things wheels do. This board book has rhyming text in both English and Spanish that focuses on verbs and action words for bilingual babies on a roll!
About the Author
Audrey Woodandnbsp;is the author of many books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House,andnbsp;Piggies,andnbsp;Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgoodand#39;s in the Bathtub, Heckedy Peg, and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were illustrated by her husband, Don Wood. The Woods divide theirandnbsp;time between California and Hawaii.andnbsp;Donandnbsp;Woodandnbsp;is the illustrator ofandnbsp;many beloved books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House, Piggies, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgoodand#39;s in the Bathtub,andnbsp;Heckedyandnbsp;Peg,andnbsp;and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were written by his wife, Audrey Wood.andnbsp;The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii.