Book List in Order: 20 titles


  • A gorgeous first picture book that’s full of babies!Babies don’t walk; they ride. Babies don’t run; they glide. Little ones will love spotting themselves in this book full of babies — being carried around, tossed in the air, riding in strolle...



  • "This treasure of a book highlights the bonds between the generations and between gardeners and the earth." — School Library JournalGram and Joe love to spend time together taking care of the vegetable patch, but it takes a lot of patience. There...



  • Isn't it amazing what a body can do? An exuberant book for the littlest listeners.Wiggle, tickle, sneeze . . . and giggle! From learning to crawl to clapping their hands, babies are always doing something new. Kathy Henderson's lively poems, filled w...



  • Found in Iraq and older than the Bible, the Koran, or the Torah, this stirring epic - the world's oldest written story - now becomes available to a general readership for the very first time.Lugalbanda woke with a jolt. He opened his eyes and what di...



  • Jo wants a dog more than anything else in the whole wide world, but her parents are horrified by the idea, and beg her to choose something else. So Jo gets a mouse, and a rabbit, and a cat, and a budgie bird, because, of course, they aren’t going ...



  • Rollicking verse and exuberant illustrations explore every aspect of pet ownership: feeding time, coming up with a name, pet shops, animal shows, pet "beauty parlors," and waiting at the veterinarian. With a lot of affection and a bit of irony, it co...



  • Young readers will relish the story of a beloved family cat who disappears to have her kittens. The ensuing mystery of where she has hidden them, and the excitement and joy of finally discovering them, is told in poetic prose....



















  • Splendidly lyrical illustrations and a quietly evocative text highlight a moving tale of optimism and hope as the wind blows a toy boat away from a little boy at the beach, carrying it across the ocean into another child's hands....















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    Familiar farm animals make this sweet board book a sure delight for babies. COUNTING FARM takes very young readers on a tour of a friendly farm, counting one bright-feathered rooster, two speckled hens, three little chicks, and more. Kathy Henderson'...