Book List:16 titles
  • A one-of-a-kind, laugh-out-loud picture book, perfect for any kid who has ever begged or bemoaned, "Five more minutes?!" Families everywhere will recognize themselves in this clever, hilarious, and completely irresistible picture book. Five minutes i...


  • A hilarious classroom story about an octopus and his boy, from the author of Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? When it comes to show-and-tell, Sam is in it to win it. But no matter how hard he tries, one of his classmates is always showing h...


  • When a substitute teacher named Miss Pelly comes to class, one student bristles at the change in routine-Miss Pelly doesn't follow the rules like Mrs. Giordano. But in time, our student learns that even though the substitute may do things a little di...


  • Second grade? Pfff! No, thanks. The comically anxious narrator in this book thought that first grade had its problems, but overall it was pretty awesome. He'll take grade one over grade two any day, thank you very much! Especially because he and T...


  • Little Louie is stuck in bed with a bad cold. His nose is clogged, his ears are crackling, and his brain feels full. All he wants is his mom to take care of him, but whenever he calls out for her, his stuffed-up nose summons slobbery dog Bob instead!...


  • Zander is a monster. Monsters don't have friends. They prefer to scare children and eat their raisin bread alone. Then one day Zander meets a bird, and the unexpected happens. They start to spend time together, and Zander is reminded of how he's unli...


  • The hilarious and heartwarming story of a boy who tries to win a goldfish and winds up with FAR more than he bargained for... A young boy wins a humongous new pet at the carnival, and before long, they become fast friends. But his parents are skep...


  • The first grade narrator of this book has been lots of things: Hungry. Four years old. Crazy bored. Soaking wet. Pretty regular kid ... until he makes a mistake so big that he’s sure he will never be able to go back to Lakeview Elementary School. A...


  • Hazel can't wait for her baby brother to be born so she can talk and read with him But when, at last, he arrives, he just sits there. More disappointing yet, when he finally speaks, his first word is a resounding "NO " But Hazel resolves to wait some...






  • Twelve-year-old Casey Snowden knows everything about being an umpire. His dad and grandfather run a New Jersey umpire school, Behind the Plate, and Casey lives and breathes baseball. Casey’s dream, however, is to be a reporter -- objective, imparti...


  • When Vinnie, a crazy-happy dog, gets lost while visiting a nature preserve with his family, he finds comfort in the company of Bogart, a big, lazy rhinoceros. Vinnie loves his new friend, but Bogart would rather just take a nap. A friendship soon blo...


  • Want to learn to play air guitar? Wear the coolest rock-star clothes? Sign your autograph for tons of fans? Then this is the book for you! Perfect for young fans of Rock Band or the Disney pop stars, So You Want to Be a Rock Star is the essential pri...


  • Marley's life is as precarious as an overfull water balloon -- one false move and everything will burst. Her best friends are pulling away from her, and her parents, newly separated, have decided she should spend the summer with her dad in his new ho...


  • Does your buffalo pound on pots and pans? Tap out rhythms at the dinner table? It’s not as unusual as you might think. He’s simply at the start of an exciting new journey. A very loud musical journey that begins by teaching your buffalo to pl...


  • Your buffalo is growing up. He plays with friends. He shares his toys. He's smart! But is he ready for kindergarten? (And is kindergarten ready for him?) Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? is a hilarious look at first-day-of-school jitters f...


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    From Book 1: If you really want to know what happened on the day Noah built that big old floating zoo you REALLY ought to talk to Uncle Bob.While you are at it get him to fill you in on all of the inside information on what REALLY went on in the Gard...