Eileen Spinelli


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    General Fiction

    Sep-2017

    A love poem to a child from all the people whose love surrounds him or her 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 ...

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    May-2016

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2016

    Sometimes, when life gets hectic and schedules get crowded, children may feel a little lost in the shuffle. In this new board book, the animals are all quite occupied. Beaver is busy; squirrel is busy; frog is busy. Mole is digging, bear is fishing, ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2015

    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,...

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    General Fiction

    May-2014

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    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 ther...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    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, ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2012

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2012

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2012

    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...

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    General Fiction

    May-2012

    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....

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    General Fiction

    May-2012

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2012

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2011

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2011

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2011

    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 in, chase the sun in. Paired with Holli Conger's uniqu...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2011

    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 dancing fireflies,...

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-2010

    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...

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    Jun-2010

    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...

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    General Fiction

    May-2010

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2010

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2009

    A delightful adventure emerges as each little boy and girl goes about the task of cleaning his or her room--a chore no child likes Eileen Spinelli spins a glorious tale as she inspires children to clean their rooms--not in a rush, but with the wild...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2009

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2009

    "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,...

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    General Fiction

    May-2009

    "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 h...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2009

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2009

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    Dec-2008

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2007

    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 th...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2007

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2007

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    May-2007

    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 of...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2007

    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?...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2006

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2006

    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. ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2006

    This book is for ages 5-8. Little Raccoon likes 'clomping and stomping and romping'. He likes noise. He likes messes. But Mama Raccoon, like most mothers, likes a little peace and quiet. She likes sitting on the porch and sketching the cat. She likes...

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    Oct-2005

    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...

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    General Fiction

    May-2005

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2005

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    Oct-2004

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2004

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    Aug-2004

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2004

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-2004

    Emmadine Cow leads a normal life on Farmer Fergus's farm. But while swatting horseflies and chasing crows out of the corn are all well and good, what Emmadine really longs for is an "adventure," something she could tell her grandcows about. And so wh...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2003

    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 nat...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2003

    Enter two families who couldn't be more opposite. Family one seems just perfect with a plump golden turkey, gorgeous whipped cream swirls atop their pie, and lace napkins on the table. Family two, on the other hand, seems far from it The turkey burn...

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    Aug-2003

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    Apr-2003

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    Apr-2003

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2003

    Enchanting scenes of a moonlit night grace the pages of this ode to moon's spell and splendor. Share the magic with a tomcat yowling atop a fence, newly hatched turtles scuttling out to sea, a dancer performing a rooftop recital, and a young mother r...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2002

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    Jan-2002

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    Oct-2001

    To small children with vivid imaginations, scary things can be anywhere and every-where. Barking dogs, blaring sirens, thunder and lightning... Days like these and especially bedtimes like these call for a picture book just like this....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2001

    A playful journey into a child's imagination. ""In my new yellow shirt""I 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...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2001

    When the sun sets, it's time for Kittycat to go to bed. After all, she's had a very busy day of scaring mice and swatting yarn balls. Beautifully illustrated by Anne Mortimer, this lyrical poem offers a lullaby to help Kitty (and children) drift into...

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    General Fiction

    May-2001

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2000

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    Nov-1999

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1998

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1998

    Lizzie Logan - 3

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1998

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    Jan-1998

    Lizzie Logan - 2

    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....

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1997

    Lizzie Logan - 1

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1996

    In a little town on a wintry day, a postman delivers a mysterious package tied up with a big pink bow to a lonely man named Mr. Hatch. "Somebody loves you" the note says. "Somebody loves me," Mr. Hatch whispers as he dusts his living room. "Somebody ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1995

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1993

    From morning till night, the city is a place to find colors. In verse that combines new images with familiar urban experiences, Eileen Spinelli weaves a rainbow web around readers' imaginations. The bountiful paintings reflect the sense of adventure ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1978

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