Book List:14 titles
  • Explore the animal world, from aardvark to zebu! Discover hundreds of animals, great and small. Lion and lizard, whale and wombat. Learn one wild fact about each animal. (Did you know that gorillas yawn when they are nervous?) Look carefully, beca...


  • If you think a ball game at a stadium is simply a matter of nine innings and a hot dog, you are in for a surprise. Come and join the players, coaches, vendors, reporters, umpires, groundskeepers, and fans, and find out what really happens before--and...


  • Award-winning author Elisha Cooper uses his renowned soft yet lively watercolors to celebrate the cherished act of visiting the beach. "Away to the beach Away to sand and salt water, to rolling dunes and pounding waves." A day at the beach supplies ...


  • One autumn afternoon a bear cub disobeys his mother and his father and goes outside to play with his friends. This bear cub, you see, does not want to go to sleep for the winter, or even for one minute. This bear cub has big ideas and big plans and ...


  • Oh, no -- Beaver is lost! Will he ever find his way back home? In this nearly wordless picture book by Elisha Cooper, winner of a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, a young beaver is accidentally separated from his family. Foll...


  • There was a cat who lived alone. Until the day a new cat came... And so a story of friendship begins, following two cats through their days, months, and years until one day, the older cat has to go. And he doesn’t come back. "Big Cat, Li...


  • Nothing looks or sounds or smells like a good, old-fashioned country fair--and this one is no exception. There are tall canvas tents and a whirling Ferris wheel. There are pigs and cows and horses and rabbits. Sheep are being sheared and teams of oxe...


  • Society of Illustrators 2006 Gold Medal recipient, Elisha Cooper, captures the smell, taste, and feel of the changing seasons on a farm. There is so much to look at and learn about on a farm - animals, tractors, crops, and barns. And children feed...


  • Acclaimed author-illustrator Elisha Cooper paints the quiet magic of a good-night walk as the neighborhood settles into itself at the end of the day.As a child and parent walk down the block to the bay and turn to walk back home, evening falls upon t...






  • Home isn't just where the heart is. Home is often where the dog is. And for this loyal dog -- who you will recognize if you have ever loved a dog -- home is where you are. ...


  • Magic the cat isvery large, very round, and unable to make up his mind.Magic the cat issort of silly,sort of sleepy, andstuck in one spot. Look!Magic the catmay not be moving,but his imaginationhas taken flight....


  • Elisha Cooper spent a year hanging out at a Chicago high school listening and sketching students. He followed eight kids, mostly seniors, through their entire year, and by telling their specific stories he gives us a more general picture of what it's...


  • Caldecott Honor winner Elisha Cooper invites readers to grab their oars and board a canoe down a river exploration filled with adventure and beauty.A breathtaking adventure as a traveler and her canoe begin their trek down the Hudson River. In a moun...


  • A night train, a freight train, a high-speed train. Racing across the country, from coast to coast. All aboard! Climb aboard a red-striped Commuter Train in the East. Switch to a blue Passenger Train rolling through midwestern farmland. Then hop o...