Book List in Order: 39 titles


  • Each read-aloud book in the Mouse Math series focuses on a single, basic math concept and features adorable mice, Albert and Wanda, who live in a People House. Entertaining fiction stories capture kids’ imaginations as the mice learn about numb...



  • Each read-aloud book in the Mouse Math series focuses on a single, basic math concept and features adorable mice, Albert and Wanda, who live in a People House. Entertaining fiction stories capture kids’ imaginations as the mice learn about numb...



  • Lou loves finding things, and when given the opportunity to find something very special, he’s up for the task! Lou Gets a Clue is a humorous and fun picture book about finding a lost tooth that’s a must-have for every child’s librar...



  • Each read-aloud book in the Mouse Math series focuses on a single, basic math concept and features adorable mice, Albert and Wanda, who live in a People House. Entertaining fiction stories capture kids’ imaginations as the mice learn about numbers,...



  • Each read-aloud book in the Mouse Math series focuses on a single, basic math concept and features adorable mice, Albert and Wanda, who live in a People House. Entertaining fiction stories capture kids’ imaginations as the mice learn about numbers,...





  • Get ready for a fun day at the beach with this Little Golden Book!Join a young family for a fun--and funny--beach day! This Little Golden Book is perfect for boys and girls getting ready for their own day at the beach because the story mentions what ...



  • Little night owls, take note: this bedtime book is filled with the sleepiest, snuggliest, most ridiculously snoozy-soft baby animals ever. Can you resist a drowsy little lamb? A bunny taking a nap with a guinea pig friend? A pile of dozy puppies? You...



  • Cub is glum. His friends Cat, Ape, Bird, and Sloth invite him to do things with them, but every time they offer, he just shrugs. Bird thinks there's a way everyone can get Cub out of his rut—start a band together! Will Bird’s plan work?...







  • Cat wants to be like his dad, the lion. He wants to be big. He wants to roar! Except Cat is too small and too soft. But when a tiny kitten needs to be rescued from a tree, Cat’s dad can’t help without scaring it. Can Cat do the job?...



  • For Luke, autumn in Florida feels weird. There are no changing leaves, no cider, and worst of all, no pumpkin chucking! But maybe he can engineer a way to bring pumpkin spice to the south. Tying into the popular Makers Movement, Makers Make It Work i...



  • Hooray for buttons and zippers! Cheers for buckles and snaps! Learning to dress yourself is so much fun — and it means you’re growing up, too! Little ones will love learning all the basics to bundling up for the cold with this sweet winter...



  • This sweet Little Golden Book tells the story about a young girl and her grandfather picking apples together.A grandfather and his granddaughter have a wonderful time picking apples in this sweet Little Golden Book. From enjoying a bumpy hayride to c...



  • When two hungry mice spot a giant yellow ball of cheese in the night sky, they get right to work building a rocketship so they can take a big bite out of that glowing full moon. After sailing through starry skies, the mice arrive at the feast of thei...



  • This terrific tall tale is about the tallest lumberjack ever and his big blue ox! Lumberjacks came and went, but none left their mark like the great Paul Bunyan. This Little Golden Book shares the very entertaining and very tall tale of everyon...



  • Learn about the life of Thomas Edison in this early reader biography. Most people today know Thomas Edison as the inventor of the light bulb -- except, he isn’t! In Edison’s time, other inventors were working on the light bulb, but no one coul...



  • Every time Bird hears a noise, she says eek! and hides her head in the sand. And every time, the noise turns out to be one of her friends playing nearby. Can Elephant convince her that there's nothing to be scared of?...





  • Little ones love dogs, and now they can read a Little Golden Book about them! This lighthearted yet informative book brings to life the wonderful world of dogs. Little ones will enjoy the colorful artwork and lively descriptions of all kinds of do...







  • Cosmic! Finally Spork has earned his Solo Explorer Badge! He just needs to fly back to his planet to get it. Thanks to Gloop, his wrecked spaceship is as good as new. But the tank is empty―he's out of truzzle juice! Refilling it is too big a job fo...



  • Going, going, gone! Spork kicks a ball over an old brick wall. Behind it, Trixie finds a secret, totally forgotten park! The fountain is broken. The benches are battered. But if Trixie can get her friends to give flowers, paint, and tools, maybe the ...



  • A nonfiction Little Golden Book about an American every child should know! In this simple yet lively book, preschoolers will be introduced to John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Lyrical text and bright, appealing artwork capture the es...



  • Love isn’t just for the cute, the sweet, and the cuddly. Whether you’re awkward as a baby ostrich, prickly as a tiny hedgehog, or drool like a puppy pug, someone loves you no matter what! This new story from the team that created Next To You feat...



  • Fifty states! The class has to learn them all, but Adam barely remembers five. Even Spork knows more—and he's from a different planet! Luckily, Adam has baseball . . . and yubble, the cosmic new sport that Spork is teaching everyone. Why can't lear...



  • Making money is easy! Jack gets two dollars to sweep the sidewalk, a dollar to take out trash, five dollars to dust. Soon he'll have enough to buy a special copy of his favorite comic book! Jack has it all under control, unlike Spork, who's crazy for...



  • George Washington comes alive for preschoolers in this all-American Little Golden Book! Bright, appealing artwork and simple words introduce the youngest readers to our first president with engaging anecdotes, beginning with how young George like...



  • Everyone has something fun, from Squeakers the mouse to a pair of false teeth, to share at Show-and-Tell! Even Miss Plum shares something--a sparkly new engagement ring! But when the ring goes missing, the Show-and-Tell becomes a lost-and-found. Can ...



  • When it comes to new babies, friends, or other loved ones, we should remind them of just how darling they are. But are they cuter than a piglet in a sweater? A basket of baby chicks? An elephant calf taking a bath? Of course! Sweet, funny, irreverent...



  • It's showtime! Shy Grace has a secret―she loves to sing. She hasn't told Spork, the alien at school. Or even her best friend, Trixie. Now the class talent show is coming up, and Trixie wants to do an act together. How can Grace tell Trixie she want...







  • Special mission: field trip! Newton's whole class is going to the aquarium―even Spork, the new alien at school. Newton just wishes he could keep Jack from teasing Spork. But when Jack tells a lie, Spork lands in deep water . . . with SHARKS! Will S...



  • American history mixes with legend in four classic ghost tales for Step 4 early readers: a Cape Cod ghost horse that leads ships away from danger; a portrait that protests being moved within Virginia's Shirley Plantation museum; a Colorado miner who ...



  • Spend a day at sea tracking sharks—with the help of a robot! Join a team of marine biologists as they head out in their boat to study mako sharks. Simple, entertaining text and bright, accurate illustrations bring science and technology to life,...



  • Anna had a dozen cousinsAll of them were boys.What's life like for one little girl with TWELVE male cousins? Not easy! "They read her secret diary. They used up all her paint. They put a lizard in her hat to see if she would faint." Loaded with infec...



  • A lively, rhythmical story and detailed illustrations take readers on a trip to the International Space Station, where astronauts work, sleep, and walk in space This great read-aloud includes the latest information (verified by NASA staff) about the ...



  • "Dig, dig, dig those dinosaurs/ So big, big, big those dinosaurs/ Rig, rig, rig those dinosaurs/ Dig those dinosaur bones." The rhythmical text and lively, well-researched illustrations follow a paleontologist and his crew as they find, clean, assemb...



  • Two terrific tales about Flat Stanley, the one-and -only 2D hero. Flat Stanley: The Fire Station Stanley and the whole of the Lambchop family whizz off in a fire engine when an emergency call comes in during their trip to the local fire station. A th...



  • Parents reassure young ones they are safe from harm in this loving, lilting lullaby. "Brown bears in the den While the first buds peep. Rabbits in the field While the crickets cheep Robins in the nest As the rain pours down I will keep you ...



  • Helping young farmers develop their word recognition and early reading skills, John Deere Reader: Busy Tractors, Busy Days contains bright photographs and short, simple sentences to engage and encourage children, parents, and teachers alike. (c) ...



  • Cat after cat makes its way over the fence and into the backyard of a lady who’s looking for a little quiet to enjoy some music. There are slinky cats and stinky cats, gray cats and stray cats, but all the cats have one thing in common—they love ...






Multi-Author Series List

How to Be an Earthling

2) Greetings, Sharkling!: Honesty (Jan-2016)
4) Earth's Got Talent!: Courage (Jan-2016)
6) Alien in the Outfield (Jan-2017)
8) Money Doesn't Grow on Mars: Self-Control (Jan-2017)
10) Parks and Wrecks: Generosity (Jan-2018)
12) One Small Step for Spork: Cooperation (Jan-2018)

Award-Winning Books by Lori Haskins Houran

Too Many Cats
2012 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Easy-To-Read