Momma, Be My Valentine: A Childrens Picture Book

Author Lisa Gardner's "Momma, Be My Valentine" is a celebration of the love between mother and A Children's Picture Book for Mothers and Their Children.
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Paige's parents decide it's time for her to visit the eye doctor, despite her protests. But Paige's stubbornness quickly dissolves as she braves an enthralling eye checkup, enjoys a playful frame selection, and, most importantly, ends up with perfect eyesight! Barclay successfully depicts a very real and relevant issue with lightheartedness and gentle humor. Young readers will relate to Paige's journey and celebrate her triumph of seeing clearly in the end.

The stylized, pleasing illustrations are done well and a lot of children can relate to the situation.

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With unique and playful illustrations this multicultural children's book is a classic Japanese fairy tale that young children and parents alike will love. The Last Kappa of Old Japan is a warmly written and beautifully illustrated bilingual Japanese children's book that introduces many aspects of traditional Japanese culture and folklore, while teaching an important lesson about environmentalism.

The tale begins in post-Modern Japan when the boy is young and the kappa is healthy and ends when the kappa, now the last one left on Earth, keeps an important promise to his human friend. This bilingual edition includes Japanese text alongside the english, making it a great way for kids to lean Japanese. Elsie hates getting her haircut. There's absolutely nothing more terrifying for her. Almost immediately, Boris is eager to cut her hair, but then learns of her fear.

Reassuringly, Boris explains that his father, Count Lazzario, also dreads haircuts and is unhappy by Boris's profession Boris. When confronted with the mean Count Lazzario, Elsie learns that she must be brave, in the end, both she and the count learn that haircuts are not so scary after al. With playful text and distinct illustrations, this story will surely improve any child's perception on those dreaded haircuts!

Here is the first book in the highly acclaimed Toys trilogy, which is followed by the companion books Toy Dance Party and Toys Come Home. Zelinsky, showcase the unforgettable adventures--and misadventures--of three extraordinary friends. Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray. They all belong to the Little Girl who lives on the high bed with the fluffy pillows. A very nice person to belong to. Together is best for these three best friends.

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Together they look things up in the dictionary, explore the basement, and argue about the meaning of life. And together they face dogs, school, television commercials, the vastness of the sea, and the terrifying bigness of the washing machine. My sister's name is Abigail. I call her The Great One because she thinks she's so great. Who cares if she's in third grade and I'm just in first? My brother's name is Jacob Edward, but everyone calls him Jake. I call him The Pain because that's what he is.

He's a first-grade pain. I'll always know exactly what he's thinking. That's just the way it is. These seven warm-hearted stories will give readers a peek at how a brother and sister relate to each other. An outrageously funny tale of how rumors can make a student create a monster out of any teacher! Join Hubie once again as he faces his comically horrific fears during his first day of school and his first trip to the school library.

Featuring a fire-breathing teacher and a library where all the books are bolted to the shelves, these stories are sure to amuse and quell fears of new experiences at the same time! This is a book for reading and playing. You will help the princess to collect the candies and throw them to an angry dragon, you will escape from a maze and reconstruct the pictures of all the characters. Sometimes it is hard to give up things we love, but often sharing them with someone else means to have a bigger reward!

A new friend and new stories to live. Read the story of azzurra and solve the games! A love of drawing and an understanding librarian help a struggling student find his voice in this quirky and creative ode to artistic expression, featuring a book within a book, from the brilliant minds that brought you The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and The Numberlys. Billy loves to draw.

His teacher doesn't think so, and neither does the principal. But the librarian has an idea to help Billy apply his illustrations to his learning: So Billy gets to work, reading everything he can about meteors, mythology, space travel, and Billy's sure his story is a winner. But being a winner doesn't mean you always win.

Full of nostalgic references to a time when TV was black-and-white and Sunday newspapers had things called the funnies, this wildly fun story-within-a-story is based loosely on the childhood of children's book legend William Joyce, and includes a sewn-in mini-book that tells the tale of the world's smartest booger. Prudence wants a pet.

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She finds her own pet. But Branch isn't exactly the pet of her dreams, and neither are Twig, Mr. Round a car tire , or her baby brother Milo. Will she ever find the perfect pet? A persevering penguin is determined to fly in this adorably inspiring picture book from the creator of Red Hat and Red Sled. Although little Penguin has the soul of an eagle, his body wasn't built to soar. But Penguin has an irrepressible spirit, and he adamantly follows his dreams to flip, flap, fly! Even if he needs a little help with the technical parts, this penguin is ready to live on the wind.

Seven-year-old Leland has trouble writing, but he loves drawing. He so dislikes his teacher that he conjures up Delilah, an imaginary seeing-eye dog to help him into class each day. When a neighborhood painter recognizes Leland's gifts as an artist, Leland grows more confident about the world as he uniquely sees it. And when his family's cat goes missing, it is Leland's keen observation skills that lead to finding him.

Leland's newfound confidence helps him both confront and sympathize with his teacher, who only wishes Leland could be a bit more focused. Frank follows the motto, "Honesty is the best policy. Frank never lies to his schoolmates, he always tells the truth to adults, and he's always honest with police officers.

No one is quite as impressed with Frank's honesty as he thinks they should be. He is sweet and straightforward, and, well, very frank, but with everyone annoyed at him, Frank is now honestly unhappy. He decides to visit his confidante and pal, Grandpa Ernest, who has a history of frankness himself. With a few lessons from Grandpa, Frank begins to understand that the truth is important, but so is not being hurtful. Pura, a stray kitten, is identified as being of the valuable Singapura breed and is captured. Pura's three friends, Bhavana, Mei and Dexter work together to rescue him.

Giraffe and Elephant have decided that zoo life isn't for them. They're headed to the farm where everything's better. The book uses captivating illustrations and carefully chosen words to teach young children about friendship. A perfect story for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Look also for "Giraffe and Elephant Are Friends.


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This is a great story for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. If you are passionate about building your children's curiosity and knowledge in fun and interesting ways then "Giraffe and Elephant Are Friends" is the right picture book for you. David Eastman has been working on his Giraffe and Elephant stories for several years and was delighted to finally be able to get the stories published.

Look also for "Giraffe and Elephant Break Out. Princess Pink is back for another fractured fairy tale adventure!

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This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Princess, Scaredy-Pants, and their friend Moldylocks follow Little Red over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's hair salon. Can they stop Little Red? With easy-to-read text and engaging full-color artwork throughout, kids will be drawn right into Noah Z.

Jones's latest fractured fairy tale! Primary 1 34 record s found. Tell Me What You See? Extraordinary Eloise Charlene Chua Extraordinary Eloise is a lyrical celebration of a child's unique individuality. The Incredible Life of Balto Meghan McCarthy Most people know the story of Balto, the world famous dog who led his dogsled team through a blizzard to deliver a lifesaving serum to the stricken people of Nome, Alaska, in A Fiery Discovery Daphne Pendergrass Join Hiccup, Toothless, and the rest of the gang at the Berk Dragon Training Academy as they encounter their first new species of dragon in this 8x8 storybook retelling based on a popular episode of Riders of Berk!

The Boy and the Airplane Mark Pett Kindness needs no words in this soaring tale that is ideal for gift-giving. Ball Mary Sullivan A dog with a ball is one of the most relentlessly hopeful creatures on Earth. Aaron Reynolds In this Caldecott Honor--winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.

The Circus Ship Chris Van Dusen When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Who Pushed Humpty Dumpty? Monster Chefs Brian Anderson The horribly horrible monster king summoned his four equally horrible chefs.

Princess Azzurra and the Gluttonous Dragon illustrated children's books--funny bedtime story book for kids, ages , funny bedtime story Elisa Favi This is a book for reading and playing. Billy's Booger William Joyce A love of drawing and an understanding librarian help a struggling student find his voice in this quirky and creative ode to artistic expression, featuring a book within a book, from the brilliant minds that brought you The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr.

Being Frank Donna W. Of course the best way to watch grandma is a sleepover, and both generations will have fun deciding what to do somehow they always choose the same thing. Two friends—one mouse, one human—get ready for bed, following the same routine of brushing teeth, combing hair or whiskers and waiting for mom to read them a story. Only, there's no mom! Together, they go looking for their respective mothers and guess what they find? The mouse and human moms are having a nice chat.

Cute parallels between moms, daughters and friendships. Animal mothers tell their little ones what they would do for them, from an octopus who would grow eight arms with which to hold him, to an Arctic tern who would fly to the ends of the Earth for her baby. Each animal pair gets its own two-page illustration and a little side note that includes an interesting fact about that animal. This little hardcover is a soothing bedtime story about unconditional love. It's mom's turn to star in the popular How To series, and in this playful picture book kids learn that How to Raise a Mom is an important job that requires plenty of exercise, rest and of course, LOTS of love.

A sweet gift book that little ones will love to share, I Love Mom with The Very Hungry Caterpillar celebrates mothers, grandmothers, anyone who is "mom" to us, with bright colors and Eric Carle's special touch.

In Mama's Kisses , different animal mothers call their babies in for bedtime and know just where to find them Spare rhyming text paired with warm illustrations are a delightful gift to share with mamas and babies everywhere. Alyssa Satin Capucilli, the bestselling author of the beloved Biscuit the dog books has created I Will Love You , a tender picture book story about the magical bond of love between mothers and daughters. A new classic in the making, That's Me Loving You is a beautiful picture book poem of reassurance and a reminder for mother and child that they are always connected by love, no matter where they are.

A lovely gift especially for new mothers, Teagan White's exceptional watercolor illustrations are the star in Bunny Roo, I Love You , a story of baby beginnings, howling like little wolves or thirsty as kittens—and mama is never far away. A board book lullaby to newborns and their mothers, Mama Loves You So uses themes from nature—high stony peaks, and soothing winds, to pay tribute to a mother's unparalleled love for their children.

I'll Hug You More is perfect to share with a little one, as this flip-sided picture book tells about all the hugs and love mom will give to her child. Then, turn it over and the child gets to share all their hugs for mom. View the discussion thread. Skip to main content. Follow us email facebook twitter pinterest instagram Google Plus youTube rss. All moms are magical, colorful, wonderful, unicorns. After this book every kid will be screaming that their mom is the best.

This is perfect for the big sibling-to-be. Just a great book about playing dress-up. Because Grandma is such an important mom. For all the working moms!


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  • It is based on the author's own experience with adoption. Get everyone you love involved! Is their first word really that important? It truly is the thought that counts. Cute compliments that rhyme. Another one about grandma! It's so nice to read about different friendships.