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  • Join Motor Mouse on three hilarious adventures in this irresistible start to a brand-new series from the creators of Gooseberry Park and the Mr. Putter and Tabby books!Motor Mouse is a busy little mouse, between driving his delivery car, eating cake,...


  • In the spirit of her acclaimed Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven, Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant illustrates verses from the King James Bible chapter of Ecclesiastes in a simple yet powerful folk art style. Cynthia Rylant takes the familiar text of the t...


  • By award-winning author-illustrator Cynthia Rylant, EVERYDAY HOUSE is a charming story about all of the things that make a house and fill up a home. The Everyday House has a blue front door and a porch with a wide white swing. It has red and pi...


  • By award-winning author-illustrator Cynthia Rylant, EVERYDAY TOWN is a sweet story about the people and places that make up a town. The Everyday Town has a little red school, a fruit shop, a mailman, and a train. It has two yellow bikes and one ...


  • Mr. Putter is sure he is too old for birthday celebrations. And that means he's also too old for model planes and balloons and candles and cake. So on his special day, he invites Mrs. Teaberry and Zeke over for a quiet cup of tea. But—good heavens!...


  • From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant comes the charming story of nine-year-old Flora Smallwood and the eventful year she spends in the quiet community of Rosetown, Indiana. For nine-year-old Flora Smallwood, Rosetown, Indiana, is full of surprises...


  • Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the eighth book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family meets a bear who has just woken up from hibernation! After a lo...


  • From beloved author Cynthia Rylant and illustrator Mike Austin comes a colorful and quirky picture book about five fish who find unexpected friendship when some new additions to their tank shake things up! Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny and Mike are f...


  • In the spirit of her acclaimed Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven, Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant illustrates the nativity story in her powerful folk art style. Cynthia Rylant takes the beloved text of the nativity story, as told in the King James Bible, ...






  • Herbert is deeply doubtful about his first Halloween -- but with a little help from his dad and a special tiger costume, Herbert might just find confidence on Halloween night. Together, father and son practice roaring, carve a pumpkin, and venture ou...


  • Cynthia Rylant and Brendan Wenzel explore the beauty and tenacity of life. Life begins small, then grows... There are so many wonderful things about life, both in good times and in times of struggle. Through the eyes of the world's animals incl...


  • Many see Time as a friend and many see Time as a foe. But for a sleeping beauty, Time was a promise. Born into royalty and surrounded by fairy godmothers, a sweet princess seems destined for a blissful life. But when a bitter fairy casts a curse...


  • Beloved author Cynthia Rylant offers a sweet story about a day in the life of a family dog as she explores the concept of opposites. Rosie is a very busy little dog. Sometimes she's good, and sometimes she's bad. Sometimes she wants to go out, an...


  • Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the seventh book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family cares for a baby sea lion. One morning, the lighthouse family ...


  • Beauty asks for little, finding joy in simple things and the company of her father. The Beast, shut away from the world in his great stone castle, knows only loneliness. Brought together by a stolen rose, each finds that love may call for sacrifice, ...


  • Newbery Medalâ€"winning author Cynthia Rylant and Caldecott Honor-winning, bestselling illustrator Christian Robinson pair up to tell this wintry story about five little penguins enjoying a snowy day. Snowflakes? Many snowflakes. Winter is coming...


  • In the spirit of her acclaimed "Dog Heaven" and "Cat Heaven," Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant illustrates the King James Bible creation story in a simple yet powerful folk art style. Cynthia Rylant takes the familiar text of the creation story, as...


  • Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, like winter. But when the snow is deep outside and there’s nothing to do inside, even a cozy winter day can be a little slow. Not for long! When Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, pull two sleds out of the gar...


  • Stumpy the Squirrel and friends team up to save the day in this charming standalone companion to the beloved Gooseberry Park, from Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and illustrator Arthur Howard. There has been no rain for months, and all of the ani...


  • Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the sixth book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family assists an otter in need. On a lovely summer day, the lighthouse...



  • Mr. Putter wants Mrs. Teaberry’s birthday to be extra special this year. So how about a trip to the Conservatory to see the beautiful trees and plants and flowers? It will be heavenly. And it is! Mr. Putter and Tabby and Mrs. Teaberry and Zeke snif...


  • Stumpy the Squirrel and friends team up to save the day in this charming standalone companion to the beloved Gooseberry Park, from Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and illustrator Arthur Howard. There has been no rain for months, and all of the ani...


  • Cynthia Rylant returns to her home state of West Virginia with this powerful and evocative collection of poems. In a heartbreaking narrative that flows like a novel, we follow Ludie from childhood to falling in love and getting married, through the b...


  • "This is a story about darkness and light, about sorrow and joy, about something lost and something found. This is a story about love." Cinderella's story has been told over and over, but never has it been touched by the kind of magic created by t...


  • Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, love reading their favorite books over and over. So when Mr. Putter sees a sign at the library that says “Read Aloud with Your Pet at Story Time,” he signs up! But then Mr. Putter's friend and neighbor, Mrs. Te...


  • From the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning creators of Henry and Mudge comes a sweet Level 2 Ready-to-Read story about blended families, starring Annie and Snowball. Annie, her dad, and her bunny, Snowball, love living next door to her cousin Hen...


  • Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and two-time Caldecott Honoree Marla Frazee imagine a God living among us in this spirited and moving collection of illustrated poems. What if God was living a human existence? What might God do to pass the time? Wr...


  • Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, love to take naps -- too many naps. What they need is a sport! Luckily Mrs.Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, know of a baseball team they can join. It's not long before Mr. Putter is ready to play ball, but will h...






  • With her signature warmth and lyricism, Newbery winner Cynthia Rylant has crafted a new version of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale about a tin soldier who falls in love with a ballerina. As in the original story, the tin soldier’s lo...


  • Annie and Snowball get to spend the night at her grandmother’s house in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read story from the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning creators of Henry and Mudge. Annie is spending the night at her grandmother’s house. So is her...


  • Mr. Putter knows what he likes, and dancing is not on the list. But his neighbor Mrs. Teaberry has been watching ballroom dancing on TV! She talks the reluctant Mr. Putter into coming along for an evening at the Crystal Ballroom, along with fine cat ...


  • Brownie & Pearl make a mistake -- and then make it all better. Uh-oh. Brownie and Pearl are in trouble! They were having a great time racing around the house until -- oops -- they knocked the radio off the table. Someone is NOT happy about their l...


  • Just in time for Father's Day, Annie is spending a special day with her dad! Annie can't wait to spend a special day with her dad. With her pet bunny, Snowball, choosing the route, the day is bound to be a grand adventure with loads of surprises! ...


  • Brownie & Pearl take to the streets! Brownie and Pearl have a new toy car! Join them as they cruise around the neighborhood, greeting neighbors, delivering the mail, and -- yum! -- sharing tasty carry-out snacks....


  • Brownie & Pearl get ready for bed in this snuggly Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read story. What sorts of things do Brownie and her cat, Pearl, have to do before they’re ready to hit the hay? First they take a bath and put on pajamas. (Well, Brownie puts...


  • Celebrate Thanksgiving with Annie and Snowball in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read story from the Theodor Seuss Geisel Awardâ€"winning creators of Henry and Mudge! Annie loves fall and she especially loves Thanksgiving. There is a big table at Annie’s...


  • It’s lunchtime, and Brownie and Pearl are ready to grab a bite. The kitchen is filled with tasty treats like apples and crackers and -- mmmmm -- string cheese. So pull up a chair and join these hungry pals for a happy, healthy noontime feast! ...


  • A boring day can be solved with an adventure at sea! In the nineteenth book in this beloved series, Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, are itchy. Not because of fleas, but because it is hot, they're bored, and they're out of orangesicles. So when...


  • It's back to school for Mr. Putter & Tabby! Dong! Dong! Dong! The school bell is ringing. The crispy fall wind is blowing. Mr. Putter wishes he could go back to school -- even for just one day. Then he has an idea: How about a visit during show-an...


  • It's a hot summer day, and Brownie and Pearl are off to take a dip in their small blue pool. They grab their bathing suits, their beach ball, and their super-chic sunglasses and get ready to soak. But when--oops--Pearl takes a surprise spill into the...


  • When Annie hears about the Book Bugs club at the library, she wants to join right away, but her cousin Henry isn’t so sure. He likes to do outside things with his dog, Mudge, and Annie’s bunny, Snowball. Reading is an inside thing -- right? H...


  • In this Level 2 Ready-to-Read, Annie and Snowball and the Wintry Freeze, Annie’s dad wakes her up with news of a snow day. Annie is excited! She loves winter. She loves her pink earmuffs. And she really loves her pink polka-dot boots. But most of a...


  • Brownie & Pearl know just how to enjoy a day downtown in this charming Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read story. It's a snowy day, and Brownie and her cat Pearl are off to see the sights in town. They stop by the shoe store and try on hats at the hat store...


  • Brownie and Pearl should be getting ready for bed. But instead of hitting the hay, they decide to play dress-up. They don pearls, apply powder, and add glitter galore. And when they make their sparkly debut, Mom and Dad can’t help but agree: Browni...


  • In Annie and Snowball and the Magical House, Annie is thrilled when Sarah invites her over to play. Sarah’s house is full of frilly things -- and frilly things are Annie’s favorite things. Annie and Sarah explore the garden and, using their imagi...


  • Meet Brownie, a little girl with a flair for the frou-frou, and Pearl, her feisty feline sidekick! They’re heading out on the town for a birthday party, and the celebration is certain to be filled with friends and presents and games and treats. But...


  • Annie is excited for her school play. She gets to be a star and wear a costume that sparkles and shines Annie practices and practices in front of her cousin, Henry, and his big dog, Mudge, to prepare. But when the big night comes, Annie is nervous an...


  • Newbery Medal-winner Cynthia Rylant retells her favorite stories from Greek mythology, breathing fresh life into the tales of Pandora, Persephone, Orpheus, Pygmalion, Narcissus, and Psyche. The writing is lyrical and understated, a perfect tone for s...






  • Mr. Putter can’t imagine why anyone would need to know one hundred ways to cook beans. His neighbor Mrs. Teaberry can, and she says a cooking class will be something new and fun for them to do. Mr. Putter isn’t so sure—he’d much rather think ...


  • This lovely book illuminates all the possibilities a day offers—the opportunities and chances that won’t ever come again—and also delivers a gentle message of good stewardship of our planet. Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant’s poetic text,...


  • In Annie and Snowball and the Cozy Nest, Annie and Snowball have new neighbors—but they haven’t hatched yet. Annie and Snowball can’t wait to see the baby birds that live in the cozy nest on Annie’s porch. And Henry and his big dog Mudge want...


  • Annie and her bunny, Snowball, like to grow flowers in Annie's backyard. Annie also loves to play outside with her cousinand best friend, Henry, and his big dog, Mudge. One day Annie and Henry are excited to see a hummingbird in Annie's yard. Can Ann...



  • Once upon a time,deep in the dark, green forest there was an exquisite house made of cake and sugar--a house made to lure lost, hungry children.  But the witch whose delicious houselured Hansel and his sister, Gretel had forgotten two things about ...


  • Annie loves her cousin Henry and his dog Mudge, but she also loves dainty things like teacups--and with a dog the size of Mudge, there's nothing dainty in Henry's room. Annie wishes she knew someone who loved teacups as much as she does. Annie needs ...


  • Join a sneaky puppy for a joyous barnyard jaunt, and meet the many adorable babies spring has brought to a farm. There are ponies and puppies, piggies and duckies. And whether it's munching or snoozing, hiding or playing, they're all busy doing the ...


  • Baby lovely, Baby sweet, Baby so divine. I love your pretty baby face. Tell me you are mine. From the early morning of a new day to afternoon nap time to the evening bath and bedtime, a baby's life is sometimes quiet, sometimes busy, and always fil...


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    Mrs. Teaberry has persuaded Mr. Putter to sign up for the seniors' marathon. First prize is golf clubs, but second prize is . . . a train set! Mr. Putter really wants that train set. Never mind that he can't even touch his toes. Somehow, he hasÂ...


  • Annie and her pet bunny, Snowball, live right next door to Annie's favorite cousin, Henry, and his big dog, Mudge. Annie likes her home, and loves living next door to Henry, but she wishes her house were pretty instead of plain. Can Henry and Mudge...


  • When Mr. Putter eats twenty-one of Mrs. Teaberry's pineapple jelly rolls right before bed, his stomach has a lot to say about it -- and Mr. Putter cannot sleep. Looks like it's the perfect night to take Tabby out for a moonlit walk.......


  • A boy is just plain tired of being a boy. So, he becomes an alligator--and it suits him just fine! His worried mother is comforted by the vet, who reassures her that all will be well, as long as the young alligator boy continues to attend school, of...


  • Annie and her pet bunny, Snowball, love living next door to Annie's favorite cousin, Henry and his dog, Mudge. Whether it's playing Frisbee or watching old movies, there's no shortage of fun to be had when these four are together. Annie's birthday ...



  • It's Christmastime in Toytown. Lights are twinkling, bells are jingling, and children can't wait for Santa and his sleigh to arrive. Presents are wonderful, of course, but Little Whistle and his friends need something else for Christmas. Will Santa a...




  • For the first time since they left the Big Woods of Wisconsin, the Ingalls family is halted in their westward trek when Pa is forced to find work in a hotel in Burr Oak, Iowa. If they can save enough money, they'll continue searching for a new place ...


  • Boris is a big gray cat who loves sleeping and playing and exploring and hunting. And his owner loves him for all of his simple cat ways.But Boris, typical as he may be, is part of a much larger story in this moving exploration of love, longing, comp...


  • Nigel Chipmunk lives in a cozy little cottage on Thimbleberry Lane, and he has wonderful neighbors who are always up for a visit or an adventure. With heartwarming illustrations and old-fashioned charm, this oh-so-gentle storybook is perfect for a sn...


  • Mrs. Teaberry announces that she's starting a knitting club, and Mr. Putter is happy to help out. But disaster strikes when Tabby and Zeke want to pitch in, too: Mrs. Fitzwater's sweater completely unravels, and the whole afternoon ends up in quite ...


  • Henry and Mudge are going to a sleepover at Patrick's house! There's pizza and popcorn, games and monster movies...and Mudge even has his own sleeping bag (he's too big to share Henry's). But will anyone at this sleepover ever get to sleep?...


  • A deeply compelling collection of poems about God and our everyday world from a Newbery medalist. Cynthia Rylant takes teens on an invigorating spiritual journey as she explores what God's life on Earth might be like. Rylant's reflective and often hu...


  • Henry's family is going on vacation -- to the Wild West! Henry and Mudge love the Wild West. There are cowboy hats and boots, deserts and canyons, and souvenir shops where Henry can buy pencils and magnets and even a snow globe with a cowboy inside. ...


  • Comforting affirmations of the goodness life offers. Written in response to troubled times by one of the most celebrated children's book authors of all time, this comforting book is one that children and parents will want to return to when outside co...


  • Deep in the heart of a big city... All of Mabel's sugar cubes have disappeared. And when you run Mabel's fancy Tea Room, missing sugar is a disaster! Who would pocket sugar cubes? And why? Someone with a sweet tooth? Or is there another reason? ...



  • Henry (and of course Mudge) loves to visit Great Grandpa Bill. He lives in a house with a lot of other granpas who like to play with a little boy and his dog. But when Henry discovers a swimming pond near the granpas' house, he finds out how much fun...


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    Mr. Putter is sure he is too old for birthday celebrations. And that means he's also too old for model planes and balloons and candles and cake. So on his special day, he invites Mrs. Teaberry and Zeke over for a quiet cup of tea. But—good heavens!...


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    Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the fifth book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family explores the shore with an octopus friend.Every once in a while, a ...


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    A thick fog has found its way up north to the lighthouse family, surrounding the cliffs and waters below. Always ready to lend a hand, the lighthouse siblings Whistler and Lila help Seabold guide small ships to land. As they overlook the foggy waters...


  • What kind of valentine would you send to a puppy or a kitten or your mother or big brother?Enjoy and be inspired by a young boy's special way of making cards that no loved one can resist!With friendly, buoyant rhymes and cheery pictures, Cynthia Ryla...




  • Christmas at Henry and Mudge's house means cookies and carols and presents, and the whole family gathering for a delicious breakfast (with lots of food falling on the floor for Mudge). It may just be the best Christmas ever -- but Henry's favorite pr...


  • John Dante is seventeen when the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, and he wants to fight for his country. But then he falls head over heels for Ginny Burton, who is against all war, and his beliefs are suddenly questioned. Rather than be judged a traitor o...


  • Deep in the heart of a big city... Bernard is a bike messenger who blows his red whistle to let people know he's coming through. But his whistle's missing. Where could it be? This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes -- Case #007...



  • Cynthia Rylant's delightful series, The Cobble Street Cousins, relates the cozy adventures of three cousins spending a year with their Aunt Lucy in her pretty blue house on Cobble Street. This two-in-one flip book contains the full text and illustrat...


  • Every year Henry and his dad (with help from Mudge, of course) make Henry's mother a funny lunch for Mother's Day. Shopping for their juicy, crunchy surprise is fun, and preparing it is even more fun. But sharing it with Henry's mother is the most fu...



  • In Henry and Mudge's twenty-third adventure, they're off for a day in the country. While Henry's parents are buying farm-fresh food, he and Mudge enjoy meeting some friendly farm animals -- but look out when they cross paths with an angry goose!...


  • Mr. Putter and Tabby love homemade soup. But when at last they have all the right ingredients to make some, they find that their treasured stove, Bessie, is on the blink. Luckily, their neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, is happy to share hers. But watch out--...


  • Softly padding through the darkness, Moonlight explores the world on her favorite night, Halloween.The town and countryside glow with shining stars. The wide yellow moon lights pumpkins, racoons, and children out having fun. . . .Told in eloquently s...




  • A Special Valentine's Day for Henry and Mudge Henry's mother and father are going to a Valentine's Day Sweetheart Dance, and Henry and Mudge are staying with Mrs. Hopper across the street. Henry's never been in Mrs. Hopper's scary, old stone house w...


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    In a lighthouse by the ocean, Seabold, a dog, and Pandora, a cat, live with their three little mice children, Whistler, Lila, and Tiny. One day, Lila and Whistler decide they want to investigate the mysterious forest that stands near their home. What...


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    Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the second book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family helps reunite a baby beluga whale with its mother.Pandora, Seabold...


  • What's wrong with Henry's new tree house? In Henry and Mudge's twenty-first adventure, Henry's Uncle Jake has built him a tree house. Henry loves tree houses, but Mudge can't climb trees. What fun is a tree house if you can't share it with your be...


  • Meet Mudge! Henry's puppy, Mudge, loves to roll in the mud. But he doesn't like to take a bath! It's fun, though, when Henry joins him in the tub and they both come out sparkling clean -- but not for long.......


  • On the 20th anniversary of their first collaboration, Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and Caldecott Honor artist Diane Goode reunite for a story about the joy and warmth of Christmastime.Cynthia Rylant returns to her Appalachian roots in this story o...


  • The ticky-tacky doll has been one little girl's best friend ever since Grandmama sewed it for her. They do everything together--eat, sleep, play, even dream. Then school starts, and for the first time the little girl has to leave her beloved companio...


  • Deep in the heart of a big city....RamĂ“n's lawn chair has disappeared. It's only a cheap plastic chair, but it's RamĂ“n's favorite chair, and he wants it back. Who (or what) would take a lawn chair? When (and how) did it disappear?This sounds like a...


  • What's the best room in the house? Is it the kitchen with its wonderful aromas and goodies? Or is it the front porch, where guests flock to visit on summer nights? Maybe it's the cozy bedroom, when you are snuggling deep under the covers on winter mo...


  • A young man and his dog Tulip, drive west from Ohio and marvel at the farms of Iowa, the skies of Nebraska, the wind in Wyoming, the mountains of Colorado, the desert in Nevada, and the ocean in Oregon...


  • When Aunt Lucy announces she is getting married to Michael, Lily, Rosie, and Tess take on the task of taking care of all the arrangements and so must work closely together to ensure that everything goes perfectly during the special affair on Cobble S...




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    Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the first book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which Pandora and Seabold discover what it means to be part of a family.Life with ju...




  • Willie Meadow lives with his mother, father, and brother in Blue Hill, Virginia. It’s peaceful there—a perfect place for growing up. And for the Meadow family, each season of the year holds something special. Like the puppies born to their belove...


  • an amazing year Ellie Farley's father, Okey, drinks too much, mostly because he hasn't been able to work since he was injured in a mining accident. He hasn't been able to hunt, either, so it's strange when he brings home a hunting dog, a beagle nam...


  • When Gracie is put outside for barking at the noisy painters, she decides to stretch her legs and take a walk, but when her owners and the painters begin to chase after her, Gracie decides to speed things up and soon the whole town is attempting to c...


  • Scarecrows. They perch high above gardens and fields, with borrowed coats and button eyes and pie-pan hands that glint in the sun. What else is there to know about them? Perhaps more than we realize. Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant’s rich and poign...


  • With Rosie's treats, Tess's singing, and Lily's poetry, the cousins' good-bye party on Cobble Street is going to be a great success, but a surprise announcement from their Aunt Lucy makes the event better than they had ever imagined....


  • Mr. Paris ties balloons outside his toy store every morning. On Fridays, the balloons disappear! What is special about Fridays? And who is taking the balloons? This sounds like a case for the High–Rise Private Eyes –– Bunny Brown and Jack Jones...


  • Mr. Putter and Tabby love going to the fish store. Mr. Putter loves it because he has always liked fish. Tabby loves it because fish make her whiskers tingle and her tail twitch. So, one day Mr. Putter and Tabby decide to bring three fish home. And t...





  • The Beat Goes OnOne day, the trombone is missing from Mr. Riley's music store. The next day, it's back. Then it's gone again. Who could be taking it -- and why?This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes -- Bunny Brown and Jack Jones, ace ...


  • the world is filled with so many wonderful things -- * birds that fly through the sky and peaches that grow on trees, * spiders spinning webs and cats napping in windows, fresh-baked bread and new-fallen snow. * and then there's the most wonde...


  • In November, the air grows cold and the earth and all of its creatures prepare for winter. Animals seek food and shelter. And people gather together to celebrate their blessings with family and friends. Cynthia Rylant's lyrical language and Jill Kast...



  • Deep in the heart of the city. . .Miss Nancy saw somebody run off with her binoculars. . .Where did the thief go? And will she get her binoculars back?This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes--Case #002, to be exact, The Case of the Cli...



  • Henry and his dog Mudge want to find the perfect pet for his cousin Annie in this twentieth Ready-to-Read book of their adventures.Annie needs a pet that's soft and dry and doesn't fly—one that's quiet and careful, just like Annie. What could that ...


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    Mr. Putter wants to paint his porch. He has a bucket of pink paint, a big brush, and some rags. And he has Tabby to keep him company. Everything is perfect, until a squirrel scampers onto the porch and catches Tabby’s eye. . . ....


  • In Henry and Mudge's eighteenth adventure, Henry's cousin Annie is moving -- right next door to Henry! Annie likes Henry and Mudge, but she's nervous about leaving her friends, and about changing schools, and about what might happen to her things on ...



  • After his parents die and he is sent to live in British Columbia, young Daniel has a difficult time coping with his emotions, yet a magical encounter with a mermaid and the gift of a special key placed inside a shell turns his life around. Reprint....


  • An incredible tale details The Heavenly Village, a place where people who are not ready to give up their earthly understanding of time, routines, and loved ones can keep half their heart in heaven and the other half on earth until they are ready to m...


  • Henry and his dog Mudge enter a snowman contest in this nineteenth Ready-to-Read book of their adventures.Henry sees a sign about a snowman contest in the park! Can Henry, his father, and his big dog Mudge come up with the best snowman plan to win th...




  • A happy cat lives a wonderful life in the back of a cookie store, where the bakers take loving care of him and he receives special visitors, in a heartwarming story that includes three recipes for sweet treats....



  • The touching story of an unusual friendship, from one of today's most masterful children's book writers. Now repackaged with an updated look and feel.You could call it unusual. Strange in fact. Most dogs chase squirrels. But not Kona. He's friends wi...


  • Meet The COBBLE STREET COUSINS Lily, who wants to be a poet Tess, who wants to be a Broadway star Rosie, who wants a little cottage with flowers by the door Lily has a wonderful idea -- to surprise Aunt Lucy with a dollhouse that looks just like ...



  • Bear carefully prepares for his day by brushing his teeth, getting dressed, and having breakfast. He grabs his hat and backpack, then heads out for a relaxing walk. Would you like to come along? With its gentle rhyme and tender illustrations, Bear Da...


  • In this seventeenth book of their adventures, Henry and Mudge go camping with Henry's parents. They'll go on hikes and smell good smells. They'll see deer and raccoons and waterfalls and rainbows. Henry's mother will cook camp food and Henry's father...


  • Poppleton the pig goes to the beach, solves a lint mystery, and learns that friends are the secret to a long life, in a delightfully funny and beautifully illustrated storybook that contains three tales about Poppleton and his friends. Reprint....



  • Henry and his dog Mudge put their spy skills to the test in this Ready-to-Read adventure.With his new spy kit and his faithful sidekick Mudge, Henry is ready to look for clues, steal secrets, and flirt with danger. One of the first things Henry and M...


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    Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, are going for a train ride with their neighbors, Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke. They've planned the perfect afternoon trip. But when they get to the station, they're in for a big surprise: No pets are allowe...


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    Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, like sharing music with their neighbors Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke. But when Mrs. Teaberry decides they should join a band, Mr. Putter isn’t so sure. He doesn’t even play an instrument--in fact, neith...


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    In a new addition to the popular Poppleton series that contains three charming, easy-to-read stories by an award-winning author, Poppleton the pig goes stargazing, buys a bed, and sails. Simultaneous....


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    Revisit three wonderful stories from Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and award-winning illustrator Mark Teague--with new cover art and design!In this easy-to-read chapter book, Poppleton the pig charms young readers with his quirky adventures, whimsi...


  • A joyous celebration of a cat's journey after a happy life on Earth by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant."The way to Cat Heaven is a field of sweet grass, where crickets and butterflies play!" With a gentle, playful rhyme, Newbery Medalist Cynthia Ryla...







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    Mr. Putter loves toys. He’s old and he knows he shouldn’t love them anymore. But he does. His fine cat, Tabby, however, does not. She’s especially bothered by toys that fly. So when Mr. Putter brings home a little toy biplane that’s supposed ...



  • Oscar needs a friend. When at last he finds another bear to play with, his enthusiasm nearly ends the friendship before it has begun. How can Oscar persuade Ollie to join in? The story ends happily and more adventures are planned....


  • How does an old woman who has outlived all her friends keep from being lonely? By naming the things in her life she knows she will never outlive--like her house, Franklin, and her bed, Roxanne. When a shy brown puppy appears at her front gate, the ol...


  • Applies lyrical text and lavish, bold illustrations to an uplifting introduction to whales, profiling the different varieties from the Blue and Humpback through the Fin and Bowhead, and considering the whale's spiritual relationship with humans....


  • A comforting and playful exploration of a beloved dog's journey after a happy life on Earth.In Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant's classic bestseller, the author comforts readers young and old who have lost a dog, as she did for cats in the bestselling...


  • It is fall and juicy things are growing in Mr. Putter’s backyard--apples, tomatoes, and pears. Mr. Putter dreams of all the juicy things he loves to eat, but most of all, he dreams of pear jelly. There’s only one problem--cranky legs keep him fro...


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    Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this fourteenth book of their adventures they celebrate Henry's birthday with bright balloons, potato-sack races, and presents. ...


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    Miracles are made-to-order at the Van Gogh Cafe in Flowers, Kansas. At least that is what Clara and her father Marc, the cafe's owner, believe. Everyday they fill coffee cups, serve meals, and wait for the magic to happen. Which it always does...m...




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    Mr. Putter and his beloved cat bake a light and airy Christmas cake for their neighbor Mrs. Teaberry. “Howard’s relaxed, mixed-media pictures catch the nuances of the cozy, affectionate relationship between an old man and a cat with all the right...


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    "The gentle, affecting first volume introduces elderly Mr. Putter, who decides that a cat will keep him from feeling lonely. Rylant’s texts reflect admirable concern for brevity and meticulous consideration of every word. They are in perfect sync w...


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    Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, volunteer to walk their neighbor’s dog. They soon discover that Zeke isn’t a dream dog after all. He might even be . . . a nightmare! “Watercolor-and-ink pictures squeeze every bit of life and humor out of th...




  • In a rainbow-colored station wagon that smelled like a real car, the relatives came. When they arrived, they hugged and hugged from the kitchen to the front room. All summer they tended the garden and ate up all the strawberries and melons. They pluc...



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    Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this twelfth book of their adventures they face wind, thunder, and lightning. ...



  • Since Summer was six years old she lived with dear Aunt May and Uncle Ob. Now, six years later, Aunt May has died. Summer, who misses May with all her might, is afraid something will happen to Ob. Most days Ob seems like he doesn't want to go on. ...


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    Henry and his dog Mudge build an indoor castle in this eleventh Ready-to-Read book of their adventures.Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And on a long weekend, they build a glorious indoor castle, complete with knights and k...


  • There is no night so dark, so black as night in the country. And while the people dream of daytime things, the nighttime world awakens. Owls swoop, a rabbit patters, and in the yard an apple falls -- pump! -- from the tree. Listen. Go to the window. ...


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    Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this ninth book of their adventures, they spend a scary night together at Henry's grandmother's house in the country. ...


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    Henry helps his dog Mudge learn some manners in this tenth Ready-to-Read book of their adventures.Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And they're off to a school for dogs so Mudge can learn some manners!...




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    Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this eighth book of their adventures, they make friends with a scruffy but lovable cat. ...


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    Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this sixth book of their adventures, they share a fun-filled day at the beach. ...


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    Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this seventh book of their adventures, they spend a scary but reassuring day at the vet. ...


  • Here are twelve deeply moving short stories from the perceptive pen of Cynthia Rylant. Each captures the moment when someone's life changes -- when an animal causes a human being to see things in a different way, and, perhaps, changes his life....


  • Having spent his fifteen years happily alone with his mother, Chip finds his familiar world threatened when she becomes pregnant, refuses to name the father, and confronts him with his own possessiveness....


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    Henry and his dog Mudge experience the sparkly joys of winter in this fifth Ready-to-Read book of their adventures.Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And they're ready for a snowy winter!...



  • Meet The COBBLE STREET COUSINS • Lily, who wants to be a poet • Tess, who wants to be a Broadway star • Rosie, who wants a little cottage with flowers by the door Right now, though, the cousins are sharing an attic bedroom in their Aunt Lu...


  • A group of unlikely individuals--a bag lady, a grandfather and grandson afraid of disappointing each other, a girl living on the New York streets--discover the joy, hope, and fulfillment of the Christmas season...



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    The first book in the acclaimed easy-to-read series featuring Henry and his lovable 180-pound dog, Mudge....


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    Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this second book of their adventures, they venture out into the wet and happy world of spring. ...


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    Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this third book of their adventures, they share summertime fun! ...


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    Henry and his dog Mudge have some Halloween fun in this fourth Ready-to-Read book of their adventures.Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And when Halloween rolls around, they share jack-o'-lanterns and ghost stories with Aunt...


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    It would be a summer like no other -- but Pete doesn't know that yet. When the traveling Preacher Man visits Pete's small town, he is drawn to the Preacher's amazing blue eyes and special smile. If only his parents and his best friend Rufus could fee...



  • For twenty years, Cynthia Rylant's story of childhood in the Appalachian Mountains has been an enduring favorite. Growing up in the mountains is depicted with a spare, lyrical text and beautiful, tender illustrations by Diane Goode. The book was awar...



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    Cynthia Rylant and Barry Moser present a gentle yet poignant picture, in words and images, of the people of Appalachia-their homes, food, dogs, surroundings, and views of the world. It is a personal and authentic perspective--one that shares the Appa...


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