Book List in Order:25 titles

  • Sometimes it's deadly at the top...Devon O'Keefe, star of the popular streaming TV series Beverly Hills Banshee, is losing her grip on life and her sudden fame. When substance abuse and erratic behavior cause production of her show to come to a halt-...


  • Learn what makes Americans great, from sea to shining sea, in this patriotic and diverse picture book. What makes Americans great? Americans are different from one another in many ways. And despite these differences, Americans share certain way...


  • In a compelling and beautifully illustrated story, award-winning author Douglas Wood tells of the teacher who led him to love reading, in spite of his ADHD. (Ages 4-7) Back matter includes an author’s note. ...


  • Why are we here? What is the purpose of life? How do we find happiness? Once again, Old Turtle's wise answers offer readers of all ages inspiration, solace, and the most important gift of all -- hope. Timed to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the ...


  • Discover all the wonderful ways grandfathers show grandchildren their love in this heartwarming companion to When a Dad Says “I Love You.” Everyone knows grandpas are best at spoiling their grandkids, but it’s just because they love them so ...


  • As the People of the North Woods begin to disappear, one by one, the villagers remain in fear of the terrible Windigo, until a young girl outsmarts him, but the Windigo vows to return each year in the form of a mosquito, in an Ojibwe legend. By the a...


  • How do you like to hear “I love you”? This cozy picture book shows all the ways dads can say it best. Dads know how to do everything. They can help with homework and carry you on their shoulders. They can make pancakes and teach you how to sin...


  • The creators of Grandad’s Prayers of the Earth return with a look at how each person’s experiences in the world are gloriously unique. Feel the rain kiss your skin or the wind ruffle your hair. Hear the hum of a bumblebee; watch a water stride...


  • Where does the sunrise begin? Douglas Wood asks this question in the style that has made him an internationally bestselling author. He answers it by focusing on the world of one child, then moving to another child’s world farther away, and then yet...






  • The Chickadee's song brightens even the darkest day, but have you ever wondered why that lovable little bird sings? Master storyteller Douglas Wood provides the answer, recounting a cheerful and timeless Native American folktale, brought to life by E...


  • What can't Santa do? Lots of things! He can never buy enough reindeer biscuits. He can't wait to try out the new toys. He can't stop smiling. And, just like you and me, Santa can't wait for...well, you'll see!...


  • The author of Old Turtle and the illustrator of Big Al reveal the secret of how our unfinished world is being made complete by everyone who lives in it and leave readers with a special appreciation for nature....


  • The things we'll do... When Mama Mirabelle Comes Home! Bo the cheetah, Karla the zebra, and Max the elephant are really missing Mama Mirabelle, their loving and fun day-care provider. Let preschoolers' imaginations run wild as this trio dreams up eve...


  • What do you do when there’s nothing to do? Here’s a book about exploring the delights of unscheduled time. No piano lessons, sports practice, afterschool classes, homework. Instead, bestselling author Douglas Wood gently points children to the ma...


  • Perhaps you'd like to know a secret, one of the happiest ones of all. You will surely find it for yourself one day. You'll discover it all on your own, maybe when you least expect it. If you've not yet discovered the secret of saying thanks, it's w...


  • There are lots of things regular people can do, but grandmas can't. Grandmas can't bake your favorite cookies by themselves. And sometimes they can't laugh without tears coming out of their eyes. Grandmas can't let you go to bed without reading you a...


  • Powerhouse team Douglas Wood and Jon J Muth present a sequel to Old Turtle, the award-winning wisdom tale of peace and love for the earth.Seekers of all ages have been inspired by the stirring message of Old Turtle, the beloved, award-winning wisdom ...


  • There are lots of things that regular people can do, but teachers can't. Teachers can't ride a bike or scooter to school. And they can never be tardy. Teachers can't buy their own apples. And they can't teach their best without flowers on their desk....


  • "Sometimes a person needs a quiet place." A place that's far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life -- a place that isn't ringing or talking or roaring or blaring or playing. But sometimes that place isn't easy to find. You could look und...



  • Who is God?Is He a wind that is never still?Is He a rock that never moves?Is He high above or here among us?Venerable Old Turtle answers quietly: God is all of these things.Old Turtle first burst upon the publishing scene in 1992, and it was instantl...


  • There are lots of things that regular people can do, but moms can't. Moms can't wait to wake kids up in the morning. When they watch movies, they need protection from the scary parts, and they can't sit very long without someone on their lap. Moms...


  • There are lots of things that regular people can do but dads can't. Dads can't cross the street without holding hands. They can push, but can't swing. When dads play hide-and-seek they always get found, but they have a hard time finding you. Dads...


  • A beautiful and moving picture book about the bond between a grandparent and child—and the enduring spirit of love."Grandad and I likes to go for walks in the woods together. We didn't walk very far. Or very fast. Or very straight. While we walked,...