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Muddy Mess

Created by Tracy Alexander
  • Details about Dirt : the Scoop on Soil

    Dirt : the Scoop on Soil

    by Natalie Rosinsky ; illustrated by Sheree Boyd

    Discusses the nature, uses, and importance of soil and the many forms of life that it supports.…more

  • Details about Mud!

    Mud!

    by Charnan Simon ; photographs by Dorothy Handelman

    This boy loves mud! And so do his friends. On this good mud day, they have a good time by supping and slopping in the soft and squishy mud!…more

  • Details about Muddy Paws

    Muddy Paws

    by Sue Bentley ; illustrated by Angela Swan

    Beth isn't having much fun this summer. She's staying at her aunt and uncle's farm and her cousin keeps playing tricks on her. But everything changes when Storm, a black-and-white collie pup with twinkling midnight-blue eyes, comes into her life and an amazing friendship begins.…more

  • Details about Mud Soup

    Mud Soup

    by Judith Head; illustrated by Susan Guevara

    Josh's best friend, Rosa, loves mud soup. What's worse, she keeps trying to get Josh to taste it. He's been able to escape so far, but that's all about to change. In this simple, multicultural story, kids will relate to Josh's food anxiety, and page by page, their anticipation will grow along with his until they find out what's really in mud soup. Recipe included!…more

  • Details about Dirty Gert

    Dirty Gert

    by Tedd Arnold

    Gert loves dirt. She rolls in it, digs in it, even tastes it. Then one day while making mud pies in the rain, Gert becomes reorganized: she grows branches, leaves and roots. Gert is delighted . . . until camera crews televise her, botanists analyze her, and Hollywood tries to immortalize her. The child is traumatized! But Mom and Dad know what to do to protect their offbeat plant-child. They shoo away the intruders. Told in rhythm and rhyme and illustrated with Tedd Arnold's offbeat yet endearin……more

  • Details about One Duck Stuck

    One Duck Stuck

    by Phyllis Root ; illustrated by Jane Chapman

    Exuberant rhythms and vibrant illustrations in a one-of-a-kind counting book! One duck is stuck in the muck. Can two fish, tails going swish, help? What about three moose, munching on spruce? Will four crickets, chirping in the thickets, be able to pull the unlucky duck out of the muck? With bright, spirited illustrations by Jane Chapman, this counting tale by Phyllis Root is a feast of sounds and numbers that will have young listeners scrambling to join the slippy, sloppy fun.…more

  • Details about Ghosthunters and the Totally Muddy Monster of Doom!

    Ghosthunters and the Totally Muddy Monster of Doom!

    by Cornelia Funke

    More frightening fun for 7-to-10-year-olds from the phenomenal Cornelia Funke! Book 4 in the spooky-silly GHOSTHUNTERS series. Intrepid ghosthunter-in-training Tom has battled Incredibly Revolting Ghosts, Gruesome Invincible Lightning Ghosts, and a Totally Moldy Baroness. But it ends up nothing--NOTHING--is more frightening than...final exams. To earn his Ghosthunting Diploma, Tom's got to nab a Deadly Messenger: the hardest ghost of all to catch. And while on the hunt, he stumbles into the yuck……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 Duck in the Truck

    Duck in the Truck

    by Jez Alborough

    Duck's truck is stuck in the muck.Who will help him out?First, frog lends a hand. Then sheep helps push, too. But duck's truck won't come unstuck! Can anyone help him get out of the muck? Or is duck out of luck?Find out in this rollicking read-aloud by the inimitable Jez Alborough.…more

  • Details about Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud

    Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud

    by Lynn Plourde; illustrated by John Schoenherr

    A feisty grandmother and her family struggle to get an assortment of farm animals out of the road so the family can pass in their T-Model Ford.…more

  • Details about Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles

    Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles

    by Neville Astley and Mark Baker

    Peppa Pig is back! Get ready to join in on two new adventures starring the beloved, award-winning U.K. sensation. There's so much rain! When Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig tuck them into bed, Peppa and her little brother, George, dream of all the puddles there will be to jump in the next day. Little do they know that the rain is turning their house into an island surrounded by water -- making for a different kind of adventure for everyone!…more

  • Details about My Truck is Stuck

    My Truck is Stuck

    by Kevin Lewis ; illustrated by Olo

    My Truck Is Stuck. Rotten luck. Can't go! My truck is stuck. Tug and tow. Two engines roar. But the truck won't go. Not one inch more. Does anyone know how to make my stuck truck go? In this lyrical read-aloud, young drivers are introduced to the ins and outs of hauling, beeping, and repairing -- get ready for a fun ride!…more