Synopses & Reviews
Sometimes a box is not an ordinary box. In this instance, an aardvark named Grant and an armadillo named Antoine see its potential for something magnificent: a time machine! Under the supervision of their friend Samantha, an anteater, they cobble together a bunch of thingamabobs and hoozie-doozies to turn the empty box into a marvelous device for traveling through time. Can three adventurers actually turn back the clock? Suzanne Bloom's comical story features three endearing characters with vivid imaginations.
When a studious polar bear meets an inquisitive goose, they learn to be friends.
When a studious polar bear who wants to read and write meets an inquisitive goose who wants to talk and talk, an unlikely friendship develops. By the creator of No Place for a Pig. An ALA Notable Children's Book. Simultaneous.
Bear wants to read and write and think. Goose wants to talk and talk and talk. Can Bear and Goose be friends? Suzanne Bloom's picture book says volumes about friendship with a few select words and charming illustrations in this Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book .
The world is full of great things to be and do. Meet Aliki, Belinda, Chris, and the other girlsand#160;who areand#160;having funand#160;dreaming of what they want to be when they grow up. This lively alphabet book shows girls imagining various professions and activities, from astronaut toand#160;zookeeper.and#160;Eve Bunting's breezy, rhyming text, with lively illustrations by Suzanne Bloom, invites girls to andquot;dream any dream you want to dream.andquot;
Bear and Goose are back. And they have a new friend--Fox. It's playtime and Bear and Goose are having fun. Then little Fox joins in and somebody gets left out. Somebody's feelings are hurt. Who will fix the friendship? As this gentle story shows, the solution lies in including friends, not excluding them. As in her previous Bear and Goose stories, Suzanne Bloom's latest book deals with a familiar aspect of friendship: being left out. This is the third book in Suzanne Bloom's endearing series about these characters and the first to feature Fox.
Itandrsquo;s playtime, and Bear and Goose are having fun. But when little Fox joins in, somebody gets left out and hurt feelings result. Who can fix the friendship? In this delicate yet simple story, Goose and Bear show Fox that including friends is more fun than excluding them.
Tess is excited. Today is her first day of school, and her very first ride on a school bus. Waiting at the bus stop with her older friend Gus, Tess eagerly asks, andquot;Is this the bus for us, Gus?andquot; as each vehicle passes by. From fire engine to front loader, Suzanne Bloom introduces young readers to a variety of vehicles through a simple text and spirited illustrations.
About the Author
has written more than two hundred books for young people, including Iand#160;Don't Want to Go to Camp
and My Backpack,
both illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler, and the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night,
illustrated by David Diaz. Born and educated in Ireland, Eve now lives with her husband in southern California.
Suzanne Bloom is the author and illustrator of We Keep a Pig in the Parlor, Aand#160;Family for Jamie,and#160;Piggy Monday, and Aand#160;Bus for Us, which a starred review in Booklist called andquot;clever and sweet.andquot; Suzanne lives with her family in McDonough, New York.