Ashley Bryan's Puppets: Making Something from Everything by Ashley Bryan

By Ashley Bryan

cherished storyteller and writer Ashley Bryan unearths the colourful spirit of came upon items during this really good treasury of poetry and puppets.

Little Cranberry Island. It’s a small island, with fewer than 100 population, yet it’s obtained greater than its percentage of treasures—including the outstanding Ashley Bryan himself, a world-renowned storyteller and writer of such classics as All evening, All Day and Beautiful Blackbird. day-by-day, for many years, Ashley has walked up and down the seashore, preventing to choose up sea glass, weathered bones, a tangle of fishing web, an empty bottle, a doorknob. Treasure.

And then, with glue and thread and paint and a sprinkling of African folklore, Ashley breathes new existence into those fabrics. Others could think about it seashore junk, yet Ashley sees worlds of possibilities.

Ashley Bryan’s two-foot-tall hand puppets swell with character and sweetness, and during this majestic assortment they make their literary debut, every one with a poem that tells in their construction and additional enlivens their spirit.

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Octopus Alone by Divya Srinivasan

By Divya Srinivasan

Octopus loves residing at the busy reef under the ocean. From her comfortable cave, she will be able to see clown fish, and sea turtles, and little butterflies swimming by. She specially loves gazing the seahorses having enjoyable, wiggling and twirling. Sometimes she's going to play with them, yet sometimes Octopus simply desires to be on my own, someplace quiet, and never so busy. So in the future, she swims some distance, a long way past the reef and unearths one other comfortable cave, purely right here she is completely, splendidly alone. It is strictly what she sought after . . . until she’s able to return home to be along with her friends.

As she did in Little Owl's Night, Divya Srinivasan exhibits kids a superb a part of the wildlife in a really warm-hearted way.

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The Only Child by Guojing

By Guojing

New York Times Best Illustrated Book

Hailed by means of Entertainment Weekly and the Wall highway Journal as a top publication of the 12 months, this beautiful and ingenious story—part photo ebook, half picture novel—is totally transporting and unique. USA Today declared it “a compelling and depression debut from a huge new expertise" in addition to "an expansive and ageless e-book jam-packed with ask yourself, unhappiness, and wild bursts of imagination.” And like Shaun Tan's The Arrival and Raymond Briggs's The Snowman, it is instantly turning into a latest vintage.
a bit girl—lost and alone—follows a mysterious stag deep into the woods, and, like Alice down the rabbit gap, she reveals herself in a wierd and wondrous global. But... domestic and family members are very far-off. How will she come again there?
during this magnificently illustrated—and wordless—masterpiece, debut artist Guojing brilliantly captures the wealthy and deeply-felt emotional lifetime of a toddler, choked with loneliness and longing in addition to love and joy.

“A haunting, wordless, gorgeously drawn photograph book.” People

“Told wordlessly via gentle, dreamy illustrations, Guojing’s story conjures up the loneliness of starting to be up less than China’s one-child policy.” —Entertainment Weekly

“A dreamy, wordless debut.” —The manhattan Times

"Majestic.... infrequent is the publication containing nice emotional intensity that really resonates throughout a span of a long time: this is often one such." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

"Reminiscent of Raymond Briggs’s vintage, The Snowman (1978), this is often quiet, relocating, playful, and bittersweet all at once." —Booklist, Starred

From the Hardcover edition.

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MOLLY'S MAGIC Problem Solving Children's Picture Book (Life by Penelope Colville Paine,Itoko Maeno,Joan Marsh

By Penelope Colville Paine,Itoko Maeno,Joan Marsh

“ ‘I can’t think we’re so busy,’ Mrs. O’Malley stated. ‘It’s like magic!’
‘Such a shrewdpermanent sign!’ acknowledged a customer. ‘Why, that pig of yours is impossible to resist! I needed to come and notice your farm, and I’m completely happy I did. This tea is delicious!’
‘Pig?’ acknowledged Mrs. O’Malley, taking a look in the direction of the sty. ‘What pig?’”

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Fully Illustrated Version

Picture booklet for interpreting with the more youthful baby - a while 3-6

This model of MOLLY'S MAGIC comprises the entire luminous illustrations simply ready to enchant kids of any age, and particularly the read-to set.

If the text-only model is best to your wishes, then please click MOLLY'S MAGIC within the Text-Only model for the intense younger reader - a long time 6-9.

Happy examining in both Version.

SOLVING difficulties

Whisk away to the Emerald Isle for a lesson in artistic thinking.

Molly is a shrewdpermanent pig. she will be able to dance an Irish jig, stability a tin plate on her head, and capture a ball in midair.

But can Molly support rescue the O'Malley farm from its monetary woes? That, thinks younger Miles O'Malley, may take the abilities of a magician.

Molly is not any magician, yet her nice principles for fixing difficulties paintings like magic! this can be the tale of the way Molly conjures carloads of holiday makers and sends them flocking to the rescue of the O'Malley relatives and their seashore Tea Garden.

British-born writer Penelope Paine has written this story of inventive pondering with humor and heat. And Molly's tale is wondrously illustrated via Itoko Maeno, who has created meticulously special glimpses into the agricultural lifetime of western Ireland-from the comfy O'Malley kitchen to the rugged geographical region of County Mayo.

This tale of a problem-solving pig teaches us all that adversity may perhaps occasionally be triumph over with a distinct form of "magic."

A shock and additional bonus is the "Enrichment info" including plenty of evidence approximately everyday life in rural eire. There are colourful thumbnail sketches of the Irish Tin Whistle, Symbols of eire, Peat Fires, Sheep and farm animals, Tea occasions, Soda Bread (including a recipe!) Pigs and Collies and viewers! this can be attention-grabbing aspect that didn't make it into the tale itself, yet is particularly wealthy in fascinating description.

A moment enormous plus is the "Letter to oldsters and Educators" along with many correct questions and reviews to facilitate dialog with younger readers in regards to the message of the story...using ingenuity and inventive considering to unravel difficulties. So even if at the floor, this is often simply an enaging tale for kids, it's also really worthy in a true way.


If you're uninterested in bullying, teasing, formative years violence, gangs, vandalism, drug abuse, sexual misconduct…

If you're uninterested in the challenge with our older youth…

If you must assist in making a distinction one tiny step at a time…

Then this is often the book on your teenagers a while 3-9.

Read along with your kids and grandchildren, talk about the concept that and message…

and recognize that you're a part of the circulation sweeping the US to carry again our vital values by way of restoring personality schooling in our houses and colleges.

(signed) The considerate Parent

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Lucy Loves Sherman by Catherine Bailey,Meg Walters

By Catherine Bailey,Meg Walters

That’s the query on the heart of this candy and sassy photo e-book approximately Lucy, her shell-y pal Sherman, and the seafood-loving city they inhabit.

Lucy loves Sherman from the instant they meet at Flotsam’s Fish industry. Oh convinced, he’s an eighteen-pound, eighty-year-old crustacean, yet he’s additionally polka dotted. And blurble-y. And he smells just like the ocean! regrettably, Nana isn't really addicted to the assumption of a puppy lobster.

Things in basic terms worsen whilst Lucy meets Chef Pierre and discovers that Sherman’s destiny is on a plate! She needs to rescue Sherman, whether it ability stepping into sizzling water with the entire grownups. So Lucy takes motion. yet will the efforts of 1 little lady be sufficient to save lots of Sherman from the bib and butter?

As funny because it is inspiring, Lucy Loves Sherman explores an not likely, but completely captivating friendship, and the problem and thrill of discovering your voice and being an activist.

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The Mountain That Longed To Be Different by Lisa Roberts,Amrit Tigga,Patrick Harrington

By Lisa Roberts,Amrit Tigga,Patrick Harrington

greater than an ethical lesson educating young children the significance of loving and appreciating who they're, "The Mountain That Longed To Be various" is a narrative that may be used to creatively train youngsters solar salutations. as a rule practiced in yoga to hot up the physique, sunlight salutations wake up and invigorate younger, drained yogis; they might even be practiced to burn off extra power. as well as the captivating photographs and tale, fantastically illustrated tutorial pages display kid-friendly yoga poses, permitting readers to construct at the tale and create a unique adventure each time the e-book is read.

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Sticker Girl Rules the School: Stickers Included! by Janet Tashjian,Inga Wilmink

By Janet Tashjian,Inga Wilmink

Jump into ebook 2 of this magical center grade experience sequence with decal lady Martina Rivera!
Bonus function: decal sheet that includes the magic stickers from e-book 2 packaged with the book.

A Chipmunk Ballerina. A Treasure Chest jam-packed with Jewels. A Zombie DJ. those are only a number of the many stickers able to be peeled off Martina Rivera's new decal sheet and are available to existence in ebook 2 of the decal lady sequence, Sticker woman ideas the School. With a newfound self belief in hand, Martina is considering operating for scholar council. in fact, her rambunctious decal sidekick Craig—a speaking cupcake—thinks this can be a nice concept and volunteers her to run for sophistication president. As Martina quickly discovers, operating a crusade is a section of cake in comparison to organizing a category journey and handling a horde of unruly stickers made up our minds to create chaos inside her workforce of pals. a paranormal new experience awaits with decal Girl!

Bonus characteristic: decal sheet that includes the magic stickers from e-book 2 packaged with the book!

A Christy Ottaviano Book

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Songs of the Fog Maiden by Tomie dePaola

By Tomie dePaola

With colourful illustrations and songs written by way of Tomie dePaola, the realm of the Fog Maiden is stuffed with magic
As she drifts via her Day backyard, the Fog Maiden passes flowing crystal fountains, rows of dancing statues, and mystery, shadowy locations the place she will be able to cease and rest. In each one position, she sings a distinct song. At twilight, her cat Token joins her. They take an evening backyard stroll as Star-Flowers and Moon-Flowers tumble from the sky. Then it's time to depart for his or her mesmerizing evening journey.

Token and the Fog Maiden first made their visual appeal in dePaola’s ebook When every person was once quickly Asleep. As within the past publication, the talented author/artist has created attractive, dreamlike landscapes in incredible full-color paintings. The phrases and images seize the event of youth imaginations. 

This fixed-layout booklet, which preserves the layout and structure of the unique print booklet, gains read-along narration through the author.

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