Book List in Order:74 titles


  • Celebrate our planet and discover easy ways to take care of it with this picture book that's perfect for budding environmentalists and nature lovers. Kids can count reasons to love the planet and ways to protect it in the pages of this conservation-t...


  • A relatable novel-in-verse about loss… and what happens afterwardsTwelve-year-old Birdie Briggs loves birds. They bring her comfort when she thinks about her dad, a firefighter who was killed in the line of duty. Life without her dad isn’t easy, ...


  • A child is a treasured leaf on a family tree, surrounded by love from mom, dad, doting grandparents, aunts and uncles, and family friends too. This sweet, reassuring picture book from Eileen Spinelli acknowledges the whole "treeá¿¿â??the many who...


  • Children count along from 1 to 10, following the sweet rhyming text by beloved author Eileen Spinelli and the cute and cuddly illustrations by Lee Holland. Along with counting, this padded cover board book teaches children to see the blessings in lif...



  • Thankful, by bestselling and award-winning children’s author Eileen Spinelli, combines charming rhymes and whimsical illustrations to convey the importance of being thankful for everyday blessings. Like the gardener thankful for every green sprout,...


  • Eleven-year-old Suzy just can't win. Her brother is a local hero for calling 911 after seeing their elderly neighbor collapse, and only her best friend was able to win a role in the play they both auditioned for. Feeling cast aside from all angles, S...


  • A new picture book celebrating God's Creation. Gracie and her cousin Bo explore the seven days of Creation, all without leaving the backyard! As Gracie tells the story of how God made the world, she and Bo find evidence of each day's work right there...






  • The weatherman predicted rain.So Nora built an ark.Just like Noah.Well....Not just like Noah. Noah welcomed a host of animals two-by-two. Nora's passenger list includes two backyard spiders, a pair of battery-operated monkeys, and a couple of unimpre...


  • When no one is watching, it's easy to be brave -- to dance and sing, growl and cheer. But when everyone's watching, this book's shy young narrator finds it far easier to hide. With her best friend, Loretta, though, she doesn't feel shy, embarrassed, ...


  • It's snowy cold in the town of Toby Mills. The thermometer is sinking toward zero, and the icicle hanging from the nose of General Toby's statue is growing closer to the ground. The newspaper headline reads "COLD SNAP!" The people of the town are los...


  • It's Christmas Eve, and a family of ten mice shivers in the snow. One by one, each mouse finds a place to stay warm, only to discover that they'd rather huddle together on this holiday night. With gently rhyming text and charming illustrations, this ...


  • When Miss Fox's class sees Officer Blue leading Miss Fox into the police station, they think their beloved teacher has been arrested! When Miss Fox's mysterious behavior leads them to believe she's preparing to run away from the law, her students con...


  • Tony loves to dance, and he dances everywhere, but Tony's father, the famous chef at the renowned City Hotel, is determined to raise Tony to be a chef....


  • Tilly is not an ordinary goose. She takes her baths in apple juice. She wears a pancake as a hat. She tries to ride the farmer’s cat. But the barnyard animals complain that she’s too silly. When she stops entertaining her friends with her anti...


  • From getting dressed all by himself to making his own bed and helping Dad wash the car, this little bunny is certainly a big boy now. But riding his bike without training wheels? That might just prove too difficult. Young readers will cheer for an...


  • Family one: exquisite pastries, a beautifully trimmed tree, and festive cello music. Family two: an artificial tree, rock hard candy, and custom kazoo carols. Full of silly humor, this cheerful picture book proves that no matter how you celebra...


  • Miss Fox's class is back, and this time the students are lethargic and cranky until they learn to eat better, exercise, and get more sleep. "This class is going to get fit!" Miss Fox says. "So we can be ready for Field Day?" asks Frog. "Not just Fiel...


  • A celebration of shoes for the youngest fashionista! Every little girl loves shoes, and here's a celebration of shoes of every kind! In Eileen Spinelli's charming verse, readers will find: Old shoes. New shoes. Red shoes. Blue shoes. Shoes to run i...


  • As a young mouse eagerly looks forward to everything that autumn will bring ― friends at school, fallen leaves to play in, pumpkins to carve ― his mother gently encourages him to join in all the summery joys that surround him right now ― dancin...


  • Buzz, a spunky little bumblebee, has a problem flying after coming across the information that bees should not be able to fly. What happens when believing you can’t keeps you from doing what you can? And what will it take to make Buzz gather the co...


  • Feisty cats. Quiet cats. Curious cats, and striped cats. Cats of all shapes and sizes cavort across the pages of this bright and entertaining book, bringing to life such varied well historical figures as Henry Matisse, Cleopatra, Charles Lindberg, an...


  • DELICIOUS PANCAKES FREE ALL YOU CAN EAT COME TO OUR NEW GRAND OPENING The grand opening of the Dancing Pancake isn't the only new thing in Bindi's life: new friends, a new apartment, maybe even a cute new crush? But there are other changes, li...


  • Miss Fox's class is back! Now the students want to go to Roller Coaster Planet-and they are determined to earn the money for their trip. But each fund-raising attempt ends in disaster involving Percy P. Possum, the school's visiting author. As the cl...


  • A delightful adventure emerges as each little boy and girl goes about the task of cleaning his or her room -- a chore that no child likes -- in How to Clean Your Room. First, wade through the clutter of color like an artist. . . what a lovely mess. ...


  • When Miss Fox shows up at school riding her bicycle, Mouse asks, "Do you have a flat tire?" "No," Miss Fox tells her students. "I am going green!" Soon everyone in the class is working to keep the earth healthy. Mouse takes shorter showers (and does ...


  • Princess? Pig? Both? A crown may not be the perfect accessory for an adorable pig.One day a sash from a local beauty pageant blows across the farm and lands right on Pig, who takes it as a sign. “I must be a princess,” she squeals. Pony disagrees...


  • When Papa comes home tonight, dear child, (I promise - not too late) you'll hear me whistling up the road. You'll meet me at the gate. It can be hard waiting for Papa to come home, but it'll be worth it because you'll both have so much fun when he ...






  • Miss Fox is tired of hearing her young students quarrel. So she announces Peace Week―no more squabbling for one whole week! The children chime in with their own rules: no fighting, don't say mean things, and help others. Throughout the week each of...


  • In Two to Cuddle Eileen Spinelli follows a mother and child throughout their day, celebrating the unique bond shared between the two. The rhyming verse, gentle illustrations, and sturdy board book construction create a book that will be turned to at ...


  • A tiny squeeze is all it takes. With this simple action you can turn a frown into a smile and show that you care. One hug can mean everything, so hug your mom, hug your dad, hug your sister or your brother, and hug your friend. Eileen Spinelli and Da...


  • The best story is one that comes from the heart The library is having a contest for the best story, and the quirky narrator of this story just has to win that rollercoaster ride with her favorite author! But what makes a story the best? Her br...


  • The mercury is climbing in Lumberville, and the folks are doing everything they can to keep cool. Officer McGinnis spends the day in a cold bath, Lottie Mims does her housework in her bathing suit, and Abigail and Ralphie Blue sell ice cubes. When t...


  • Diana loves where she lives. She loves the astronomy charts on her walls and the fact that she can wave to her best friend, Rose, from her very own window. And best of all, a wren has recently made its home right by her front door! When her family is...


  • Every year a rented pink cottage full of family, swapping stories, and riding waves mean Summerhouse Time for Sophie. Best of all is sharing a room with her favorite cousin and laughing and trading secrets like two happy peas in a cousin pod. Sophie ...


  • Someday I am going to be a great artist. Today I am off to help my dad paint the shed. It’s hard to be content with the present moment when you are little. The future has infinitely more possibilities! Here, the prolific and poetic Eileen Spinelli ...



  • Day and night, Callie Cat ice skates on the pond in her backyard. She loves to ice skate. When the Honeybrook Ice Rink announces a contest, everyone thinks it could be Callie's big chance! She wants to win the big prize...doesn't she?...


  • Five tiny kittens cry for their mama, as smoke begins to fill the abandoned warehouse that has been their home. But Mother Cat has left her cozy heap of kittens to go in search of food.Determined to save her babies, Mother Cat dashes into the burning...


  • When you are afraid I will take your hand and not let go-- In this delightful and lyrical text by renowned children's author Eileen Spinelli, a young girl finds reassurance from all of her family members and learns that love complements every mood. ...



  • This day begins with a loud crow at sunup. Then a song and a hearty breakfast. A game of tag at recess . . . an afternoon stroll past the cows and piggies . . . And in the blink of an eye, it's nighttime. Eileen Spinelli and Bryan Langdo have created...


  • Have you ever wondered what is happening in the nighttime world as you are going to sleep? Poet Eileen Spinelli takes her readers on a long adventure to see bridges and boats dressed up with lights, ride on a night train, listen to whale songs, visit...


  • An urban angel travels about her busy city helping those in need by welcoming a newborn at the zoo, giving a basketball player a little assistance in his game, and offering a helping hand to a jump-roper attempting a new move on a bustling city sidew...


  • You're invited! Join the Tappletons, the nicest bunch of wolves ever, for a very special Thanksgiving meal. Everyone has a job to do. Mrs. Tappleton is making the turkey. Mr. Tappleton is buying the pies. Kenny is in charge of the salad. Jenny is ...



  • I know it's autumn whenwe rake the leaves in piles,when doorstep jack-o'-lanternswear their crooked smiles ...Leaves are falling, geese are flying, and warm coats are -- reluctantly -- being worn to school. That can mean only one thing: It's autumn!E...







  • When Emmadine the cow learned that Admiral Richard E. Byrd was looking for a few good cows to take to the South Pole, she volunteered — boldly going where no cow had gone before.Loosely based on a historical event, Eileen Spinelli's humorous tale o...


  • Can angels fly? Can angels sing? Yes, child. They can. If angels can fly and angels can sing, what do they wear when doing these things?In this book from Eileen Spinelli and Emily Arnold McCully, a young child seeks to understand the nature of angels...


  • "Our smoke alarm is wailing.Our turkey, burnt as toast.Dad spills the gravy down his shirt-a less-than-perfect host".Enter two families who couldn't be more opposite. Family one seems just perfect-with a plump golden turkey, gorgeous whipped cream sw...


  • Snow is coming! Mama tells Moses to gather supplies-quick, quick, quick! But as Moses makes his way through the forest, he hears a whistle-y song, and an inspiration to play and dance. Will he be able to share these not-so-practical delights with his...



  • Moe McTooth is an outdoor cat. By day he prowls Dumpsters and doorways. By night he dances down alleys in the moonlight. But when winter comes, he turns into a cold and hungry cat, huddling in abandoned sofas to stay warm. Then one day a young woman ...


  • From the author of When Mama Comes Home Tonight, a gentle picture book provides a simple story about the wonders that come with the magic of the moonlight, as tomcats sing, turtles are hatched, and babies are rocked to sleep in their mother's arms....


  • A poetic introduction to a year and the seasons."I am the January darkdappled and deep,teasing you, easing youout of your cuddle-down sleep."I am the February frost, the March wind, the April rain . . . I am the year gliding swiftly from month to mon...


  • Wanda is afraid there's a monster in her closet. Her mom and dad say there's no such thing. But Granny, listening at the closet door, says, "Yep, I do believe there's one in there." Granny actually she feels sorry for the monster!...



  • A playful journey into a child's imagination."In my new yellow shirtI am a duck quacking,splashing through a big puddle of sun.Watch out! Now I'm a taxi-- HONK! HONK! --zooming down the street."When a little boy gets a plain yellow shirt for his birt...


  • Having had a busy day scaring mice and swatting at yarn balls, Kittycat settles down to purr a drowsy purr and go to sleep, in a lyrical poem that will help little kitties and children drift into peaceful slumber....


  • Sophie's no ordinary house spider. She's an artist; and every web she spins is more wondrous than the one before. But don't mention that to the guests at Beekman's Boardinghouse, because they don't like spiders. No one there wants anything to do with...




  • One Christmas Eve not long ago it snowed. And snowed. And snowed. Who will come through the blizzard to the Christmas Eve service at the little blue church? The minister and the custodian, Tom Cat and a starling, and a little boy in his mother's...


  • It can be hard waiting for Mama to come home, but once she's there it's the best time of the day. This soothing, rhythmic book celebrates the precious rituals a mother and child perform together as they wind down to bedtime. It shows that when you sh...


  • Lizzie Logan has a new stepfather, Sam Bright. She wants Sam to like her, of course. But when she learns her mother is pregnant, she suddenly is worried that now she'll become second banana to a baby. So Lizzie plans to make her stepfather really pro...



  • Heather wonders whether she can stand being Lizzie Logan's best friend, even though the bossy busybody--whose antics include staging her own parade--is the only one at her new school to pay her much attention. Reprint....


  • Lizzie Logan is back! But she's not wearing purple sunglasses anymore. Now she's got on a wedding dress. Well, it's really just a flower girl's dress because Lizzie's not the actual bride; her mom is. But Lizzie is the daughter and that's as close to...


  • One wintry day, a postman delivers a mysterious package with a big pink bow to a lonely man named Mr. Hatch.“Somebody loves you,” the note says. “Somebody loves me!” Mr. Hatch sings as he dusts his living room. “Somebody loves me!” Mr. Ha...


  • A cozy animal story presents the ideal way to begin an afternoon snooze, as a variety of sleepy creatures find their favorite places to settle down, from a comfy basket of yarn to grandma's lap. Original....


  • A tour in verse and paint through the city reveals all the colors of the rainbow, from the gold of the rising sun reflected in the windows of a skyscraper to the brown of a teddy bear in a storefront....