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  • Details about Lemons Are Not Red

    Lemons Are Not Red

    by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

    Lemons are not Red. Apples are red. Lemons are yellow. . . . Clever cutouts in the pages make a simple, original, and utterly beguiling introduction to color. Laura Vaccaro Seeger, whose The Hidden Alphabet dazzled critics and readers alike, introduces young children to color in this unique concept book with die cuts. The opening spread features a big, bright red lemon and the simple text, "Lemons are not RED." When the spread is turned an equally bright yellow lemon appears ("Lemons are YELLOW"……more

  • Details about I Know a Wee Piggy

    I Know a Wee Piggy

    by Kim Norman; pictures by Henry Cole

    A clever, colorful read-aloud in the tradition of I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly A fun day at the fair becomes color chaos when one boy's energetic pig gets loose. Upside down, piggy wallows in brown, but that's only the beginning of this cumulative, rhyming text. Soon, he's adding a rinse of red (tomatoes), a wash of white (milk), a pinch of pink (cotton candy), and many more. Can piggy be caught before he turns the whole fair upside down? With exuberant art by Henry Cole, this wild pig……more

  • Details about Mouse Shapes Early Literacy Concept Kits

    Mouse Shapes Early Literacy Concept Kits

    by Ellen Stoll Walsh

    What can you make with one oval, two circles, and eight triangles? Just ask three clever mice--who even find a funny way to trick a sneaky cat. Ellen Stoll Walsh once again proves that she's a master of concept books in this celebration of shapes, color, and innovation.…more

  • Details about My Colors = Mis Colores

    My Colors = Mis Colores

    by Rebecca Emberley

    The vibrant colors and large text in this enchanting collection of bilingual board books make learning easy and fun. Boldly colored construction paper cutouts on stark white backgrounds introduce the basic concepts of colors, numbers, shapes, and opposites in a way that will engage little ones again and again. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.…more

  • Details about Shape Capers

    Shape Capers

    by Cathryn Falwell

    Shapes! Circles Squares Triangles Semicircles Rectangles What can you do with them? Anything! Everything! The only limit is your imagination. Come on! Let's go on a shape caper!…more

  • Details about Butterfly Colors and Counting

    Butterfly Colors and Counting

    by Jerry Pallotta; illustrated by Shennen Bersani

    In this board book by Jerry Pallotta, award-winning author of several alphabet and counting books for young children, readers will learn how to count to ten while learning the colors of the rainbow--plus some fun patterns as a bonus. Shennen Bersani's realistic and colorful art depicts ten real butterfly species, both common and rare, from around the world. BUTTERFLY COLORS AND COUNTING is a perfect companion to Pallotta's three previous board books, THE ICKY BUG COUNTING BOARD BOOK, THE ICKY BU……more

  • Details about Duck! Rabbit!

    Duck! Rabbit!

    by Amy Krouse Rosenthal; illustrations by Tom Lichtenheld

    From the award-winning author of Little Pea , Little Hoot , and Little Oink comes a clever take on the age-old optical illusion: is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it! Readers will find more than just Amy Krouse Rosenthal's signature humor here there's also a subtle lesson for kids who don't know when to let go of an argument. A smart, simple story that will make readers of all ages eager to take a side, Duck! Rabbit! makes it easy to agree on one thing reading it again!…more

  • Details about The Foggy, Foggy Forest

    The Foggy, Foggy Forest

    by Nick Sharratt

    Peek through each foggy vellum page to guess what lies beyond in an innovative novelty book that's a surefire page turner. "What can this be in the foggy, foggy forest?" That's the question on every spread of this clever book, each depicting the black-and-white silhouette of a fairy-tale figure or scene. Readers may take a guess and turn the page to see if they're right -- the answering image appears in full color (often sporting a funny twist). A unicorn playing a horn? An ogre doing yoga? They……more

  • Details about Mouse Paint

    Mouse Paint

    by Ellen Stoll Walsh

    One day three white mice discover three jars of paint--red, blue, and yellow. Both parents and children alike will appreciate this lighthearted presentation of a lesson in color. "Walsh's cut-paper collage illustrations have bold colors and just the right simplicity for the storyline. A real charmer that's great fun as well as informative."-- School Library Journal…more

  • Details about Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes

    Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes

    story by Eric Litwin (aka Mr. Eric); art by James Dean

    Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET as we steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries and other big messes! But no matter what color his shoes are are, Pete keeps movin' and groovin' and singing his song...because it's all good. Ages: 3 - 7…more

  • Details about Bugs Galore

    Bugs Galore

    by Peter Stein; illustrated by Bob Staake

    From the inspired team behind Cars Galore comes a new read-aloud buzzing with nonstop rhymes and swarming with comical retro illustrations. Bugs, bugs, BUGS galore creep, slither, stink, and squirm; scurry, fly -- ewww, a worm! Dig in as a flurry of bugs of every shape, size, and color crawl across the page in a veritable infestation of whimsy and humor. Cars Galore creators Peter Stein and Bob Staake return to thrill (and gross out) bug enthusiasts of all ages, offering an in-the-dirt, high-in-……more

  • Details about Touch and Feel Shapes

    Touch and Feel Shapes

    DK Publishing

    With a sparkling new look, these bestselling DK classics are sure to become favorites for a whole new generation of young readers. Babies and toddlers will be drawn to the captivating, tactile pages, and will want to touch, feel and explore every spread. Toddlers will love learning about circles, squares, triangles, and other shapes as they touch, feel, and explore the fascinating tactile pictures in this fun and sparkly board book.…more