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Poetry and Stories in Rhyme

Very Short Stories to Read Together: Here's a book with something new -- You read to me! I'll read to you! This unique book "in two voices" uses traditional reading techniques - rhyme, rhythm, and repetition - to invite young children to read along with an adult. Full of clever wordplay and humor, this book is a unique celebration of the joys of reading together. Choose a book - That looks like fun. One that's old - Or one that's new. Make believe - Or really true. I'll read one line - I'll read two. You read to me - I'll read to you.
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 3 - 6.

Very Short Stories to Read Together LB3501 $16.99 Our Price $14.44

Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together: Here's another book, Book two -- You read to me! I'll read to you! We'll read each page to one another -- You'll read one side, I the other. But who will read - Now guess this riddle - When the words Are in the middle? -- The answer's easy! Plain as pie! We'll read together, You and I. Children's favorite fairy-tale characters, such as the Three Bears, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood, are given in short tellings with a twist.
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 3 - 6.

Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together
LB6111 $16.99 Our Price $14.44

Very Short Mother Goose Tales to Read Together: Here's another book, Book Three -- I'll read to you! You'll read to me! It's different from the other times: This time we're reading Nursery rhymes! - We'll read each page to one another. You'll read one side, I the other. - The middle words like these before us, we'll read together in a chorus. - So now we know just what to do: You'll read to me! I'll read to you! In these very short tales with a twist, young readers will learn about Mother Goose rhymes like Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffet, and Baa Baa Black Sheep.
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 3 - 6.

Very Short Mother Goose Tales to Read Together
LB4315 $16.99 Our Price $14.44

Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together: Do you like your mind all jumpy? Do you like your skin all bumpy? If you do, then take a look at the stories in this book. - I'll read here and you'll read there. - Both sides give you quite a scare. - Then with middle words before us, read together in a chorus. - So now we know just what to do: You'll read to me! I'll read to you! In this irresistible fourth You Read to Me collection, spooky tales are a scary lot of fun. You've never met witches, zombies, ghosts, or ghouls like these before!
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 3 - 6.

Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together
LB7336 $16.99 Our Price $14.44

The Eensy-Weensy Spider: Classic Sing-Along Story of the tiny spider who went up the water spout.
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 3 - 6.
Out-of-Print. Only 1 copy available.

Eensy-Weensy Spider LB3303 $15.99

Mammalabilia: In Douglas Florian's latest menagerie of twenty-one original poems and paintings, readers will be laughing out loud at the sheer silliness of his animal observations. With mammals ranging from the howling coyote and the wood-chopping beaver to the daring ibex and the speedy tiger, here is a zooful of furry fun like no other!
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 4 - 8.

Mammalabilia HM1672 $16.00 Our Price $13.59

Insectlopedia: "Mosquitoes are thin./Mosquitoes are rude./They feast on your skin/For take-out food." Children will delight in the playful language and hilarious illustrations while they learn about twenty-one insects that will bug or beguile them. From swooping dragonflies and twirling whirligig beetles to marching army ants and feasting mosquitoes, here is one pest infestation you'll welcome into your home!
Hardcover (Unjacketed) Picture Book. Ages 4 - 8.

Insectlopedia HM3066 $12.00 Our Price $10.16

Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies: Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, have hand-selected a wonderful mix of their most cherished poems, songs, and lullabies in this rich and diverse poetry collection. Brought to life with James McMullan's stunning watercolor paintings, this volume features nearly 150 treasured works, including beloved classics and modern favorites from Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and more - twenty-one of which are theatrically and playfully read aloud by Andrews and Hamilton on the accompanying CD
Hardcover Picture Book and CD. Ages 8 - 9.
First Edition. Only 1 copy available.

Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies
LB0495 $24.99

Bubble Trouble: When little Mabel's bubble gets away from her, it's her baby brother who gets into trouble. Soon he's floating out of the house, above the fence, and all over town! And it's up to Mabel, Mother, and the rest of the townspeople to get him safely back down. Who knew that so much trouble could come from one little bubble?
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 6 - 7.

Bubble Trouble HM4214 $16.00 Our Price $13.59

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Come in - for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist.
Hardcover Illustrated Poems. Ages 6 and up.

Where the Sidewalk Ends HC6678 $17.95 Our Price $15.29

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Wild About Books: In this rollicking rhymed story, all the animals are very curious when a librarian named Mavis McGrew drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake. Soon they can't wait to learn about this new something called reading.

Hardcover, Picture Book. Ages 5-6. illus. by Marc Brown.
Book Plate Autographed by Judy Sierra.
Winner of the E.B. White Read Aloud Award.

Wild About Books RH5385 $16.95

Wild About You! Wanting a baby of her very own, a tree kangaroo living in a zoo adopts an unwanted egg from the endangered species van and hatches a little penguin before enlisting help from her animal friends to gather plenty of fish. Told in Judy Sierra's classic rollicking rhyme, and paired with Marc Brown's breathtaking folk-art style paintings, Wild About You! is another delightful collaboration from this New York Times bestselling duo.

Hardcover, Ages 5 - 6. illus. by Marc Brown.
Bookplate autographed by Judy Sierra.

Wild About You RH1788 $17.99

See More Books in Rhyme by Judy Sierra
Children's Poetry Treasury: Jack Prelutsky has selected over 200 short, fun-to-read poems by 137 outstanding poets of the 20th Century. Arranged by topics, such as sports, sibling rivalry, outer space, food fights and building skyscrapers, Every poem seems to burst from the page with the lively art of Meilo So. This is an enticing collection of a century of children's poetry.
Hardcover with illustrations. Ages 5-10.

Children's Poetry Treasury
RH3148 $19.95 Our Price $16.99


Around My Room: In this volume, William Jay Smith has gathered twenty-nine of his poems that have a special appeal for small children. Such all-time favorites as "The Toaster," "People," "Polar Bear," and "Seal" are here, together with a good number of new and uncollected pieces. All are delightfully illustrated by Erik Blegvard.
Hardcover Picture Book, Ages 4 - 8.

Around My Room MC4065 $16.00 Our Price $13.59

Keeping the Night Watch: A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear. Told in a series of individual poems with illustrations.
Hardcover Poems. Ages 9 & up. C.S. King 2009 Author Honor Book

Keeping the Night Watch MC0202 $18.95 Our Price $16.14

The Blacker The Berry: Black is dazzling and distinctive, like toasted wheat berry bread; snowberries in the fall; rich, red cranberries; and the bronzed last leaves of summer. In this lyrical and luminous collection, Coretta Scott King honorees Joyce Carol Thomas and Floyd Cooper celebrate these many shades of black beautifully. The collection of poems, including "Golden Goodness," "Cranberry Red," and "Biscuit Brown," celebrate individuality and African American identity.
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 4 - 8.
2009 Illustrator Award Winner and Author Honor Book

The Blacker The Berry HC3752 $16.99 Our Price $14.44

A Color Game for Chester Raccoon: Play Chester's game. In your house, in your bed. White, blue, yellow, orange, brown, black, and red. Seek out each color. In places you know; You'll find what's familiar Wherever you go. Play by yourself, Play with a friend, Play it over and over and over again. Board Book.

A Color Game for Chester Raccoon NB8583 $7.95

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evenig: Full of treasures to find among the trees, this book is perfect for introducing children to great American literature. Its elegance and magic will be cherished by the whole family. Award-winnig illustrator Susan Jeffers brings the wintry woods to life with richly detailed , subtly colored art-work. Robert Frost is a poet who could and did speak to everyone, but rarely more memorably than in this evocation of the quiet delights of winter.
Hardcover Picture Book. All Ages.

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening PP7342 $16.99 Our Price $14.44

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star: Where can your DREAMS take you? Farther than you've ever been, on a magical, windswept adventure to the stars - then back into the comfort of nature's loving arms. In this masterful rendition of our most enduring lullaby, Caldecott Medalist Jerry Pinkney lights a path for sleepy readers on their way to a land where dreams are as real a you want them to be.
Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 2 & up.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star LB6960 $16.99 Our Price $14.44

Photo Growth Chart: Make every inch a special event with children's favorite nursery rhymes. This sturdy keepsake growth chart is the perfect addition to any nursery or young child's room.

A unique gift that children and parents will enjoy for years! Growth chart includes 16 storybook stickers to mark height and 4 built-in frames for photos.

Growth chart measures child to 47".

Photo Growth Chart PK8518 $15.95

Hey Diddle Diddle Finger Puppets: Join the cat with her fiddle, the cow and the moon, the little dog laughing at the dish and the spoon as this tactile hand-puppet board book features the beloved cast from HEY, DIDDLE, DIDDLE. The five finger puppets are on a soft glove with a velour-covered board book attached to the palm of the glove.

Velour covered Board Book with Finger Puppets. Ages Baby - 2.

Hey Diddle Diddle Finger Puppets SC1133 $12.99


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