Book List in Order:64 titles

  • Autumn's favorite vegetable takes the spotlight in this bright board book!Bright orange pumpkins, glowing as jack-o-lanterns or baked into pies, are a favorite part of the autumn season-- and in this simple board book, celebrated nonfiction author Ga...


  • Explore the natural world with Gail Gibbons in this introduction to farming and the work done on a farm throughout the seasons.Farms are busy places throughout the year. Animals are born, fields are plowed and planted, and crops are harvested. The wi...


  • A high-flying board book introducing all kinds of planes--from pontoons and propellers to the space shuttle!From early attempts at flight through modern jumbo jets, this board book, jam packed with more than 30 flying machines, will soar into the han...


  • A nonfiction board book that introduces a flotilla of different exciting boats to toddlers. Rowboats, canoes, sailboats, speedboats, cruise ships, submarines, tugboats, and more! Boats come in all sizes and we use them in different ways: for recre...


  • Thanksgiving is turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. It is a holiday for remembering the Pilgrims and the Indians. Most of all, it is a time to share with family and friends, and a time to give thanks for many blessings....


  • Beavers are fascinating animals. they build their own homes and live in family groups. They keep busy with their sharp teeth, powerful tails, and big webbed feet. Their work helps to preserve wetlands. Gibbons explores where they live, what they eat,...


  • Gibbons spotlights a favorite fruit in this comprehensive introduction, which includes identification of the basic parts of the apple, some historical scenes, and the apple's progress through the seasons. Instructions on how to plant and care for an ...


  • This informative introduction to the largest land animals details the habitats, physical characteristics, diet, offspring development, and behavior of these dwellers of Africa's savannas and forests. Also includes the dangers that elephants face from...


  • "Christina Moore uses her talent for storytelling to create a more narrative-like tale....An attractive offering for listening centers and for young children interested in nature and science." -School Library Journal...






  • "Gail Gibbons's detailed introduction to horses is packed with historical facts, breed information, care and grooming tips.... Pierno's well-paced and deliberately pronounced reading is supplemented with sound effects of neighing, whinnying, and gall...




  • Dinosaurs ruled Earth for millions of years. Gibbons's simple yet informative text and vividly detailed illustrations depict the most up-to-date information available about these magnificent creatures....


  • Nonfiction pro Gail Gibbons responds to the need for books on good nutrition with this accessible exploration of vegetables. Glossy red peppers; lush, leafy greens; plump, orange pumpkins; and delectable little peas: vegetables come in many shapes, c...


  • Discover what life is like season by season when you're surrounded by the sea. See the ferry that brings people and supplies to the island and the fisherman preparing their nets for the summer fishing season. Learn about the significance of buoys, th...



  • 0nce people believed in unicorns, legendary creatures that were said to have magical powers. Today these one-horned creatures still have a special power -- the power to capture our imaginations.Using careful research and spirited illustrations to exp...


  • Christmas is many things to many people. It celebrates the birth of the Christ child. It is also Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus, angels, lights, Christmas trees, cards, carols, presents, and prayers. Christmas is . . . peace, love, and joy....



  • This is a set of 6 copies of the 1993 edition of SPIDERS by Gail Gibbons, all almost like-new, apparently little-used if at all. Also, included is the audio cassette that accompanies the books, by Gail Gibbons. ISBN 0-8234-1081-1....


  • Get the buzz on bees in this classic nonfiction picture book by Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award winner Gail Gibbons!Ever wondered how a jar of honey is made? Thousands of bees visit more than one million flowers to gather the nectar tha...


  • In telling the rich history of the Christmas gift-giver, Gail Gibbons draws upon many cultures. From the legend of Saint Nicholas to the Dutch Sinter Cleas, from "The Night before Christmas" to Thomas Nast's famous cartoons, her lively, well-research...


  • An informative children's book that tells what paper is made from, how it is transformed into paper, and what the different types of paper there is such as: streamers, newspapers, kites, napkins, notebooks and other paper products that we use every d...


  • We don't believe in dragons anymore, but we continue to celebrate these fantastic creatures in stories, movies and songs. In fact dragons are so popular there is a science just to study them! In a book that is carefully researched, brimming with ener...


  • Many people think pigs are smelly and dirty, They think pigs 'eat like pigs' and aren't very smart. That's because they don't know pigs! There are about 300 breeds of pigs. Here are many interesting facts about the smartest of all farm animals, ...


  • An illustrated introduction to those wonderful waddling water birds!Living only in the southern hemisphere, there are seventeen different kinds of penguins.  With bright watercolor illustrations and kid-friendly language, Gail Gibbons introduces...


  • Here is a fascinating journey through those dark, mysterious hollow places on earth--sea caves, lava caves, ice caves, and more. Caves and Caverns also includes information on where to go, what to bring, and how to have a safe, exciting spelunking ad...


  • A concise introduction to some of the oldest living animals. Descended from enormous prehistoric creatures, huge sea turtles are fascinating creatures. Hatched from small eggs, some can grow to weigh over a thousand pounds. With colorful, clear illus...









  • A tour of an old-fashioned, but never out of style, country fair begins with the first tent stake and ends with the last of the evening's fireworks. By the author of Pirates: Robbers of the High Seas. ...


  • Full-color artwork and a simple text chronicle the world of the pirates, detailing the exploits of such famous villains as Captain Kidd and Blackbeard, their battles on the high seas, and their lives aboard ship....


  • This fun and educational picture book describes forecasters at work in a weather station as they track and gauge the constant changes in the weather.Will I need my umbrella? Is it a good day for the beach? Will school close because of snow? These ...




  • Full-color illustrations follow a day in the life of a country veterinarian as he deals with examinations, innoculations, and emergencies at his office; makes rounds in his truck; and returns to his office to check his patients....



  • It happens every year, in the spring. After months of living on the open sea, far away from land, puffins return to the rocky coast of Maine. These colorful birds come back to shore for only a short time, to mate and to raise their young.Not too long...



  • Houses are built with many different materials, and in many shapes and sizes.  Step by step, this picture book explains how homes are built—from the architect's plans through the arrival of a happy family.  The many processes of construction are...


  • A rotting hull of a ship...lost gold...coins...gems...Sunken Treasure!Today treasure hunting is a big business. Searchers use metal detectors and sonar to locate treasure on the ocean floor. Divers use high-powered machinery to uncover objects buried...


  • FLASH... FLASH... FLASH...A lighthouse signals from the rocky shore, guiding ships away from danger. Once sailors watched for giant bonfires that were set high on hills. Now, most lighthouses are fully automated. In Beacons of Light: Lighthouses, Gai...




  • The author of "Weather Forecasting" takes a behind-the-scenes tour of a natural history museum, detailing the development of museums, the creation of exhibits, museum administration, and other key facets...



  • This book about nature and the changing seasons focuses on a young boy and a very special apple tree. In Gail Gibbons’s bright illustrations, Arnold collects apple blossoms in spring, builds a tree house in summer, makes apple pie and cider in the ...


  • Clickety-clack. Clickety-clack. Choo, choo!  Race down the tracks with this colorful book all about trains. In this fun nonfiction picture book, Gail Gibbons introduces the youngest readers to all kinds of trains.  Featuring powerful locomotives, h...







  • You probably drink milk at almost every meal. But have you ever wondered where it comes from? Cows eat special feed to make good milk. But after the cow is milked, there are still many steps the milk must go through before it reaches you. This book d...


  • Examines the diverse behind-the-scenes activities of a typical working day at a small daily newspaper, from morning preparations for meeting the deadline to the moment the afternoon papers leave the presses....