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Created by Tracy Alexander
  • Details about Cloud Dance

    Cloud Dance

    by Thomas Locker

    Look up. Have you ever wondered about the clouds that roam the skies? Cloud Dance takes readers on a journey up to the heavens, through thick cumulus clouds that bring snow, wispy cirrus clouds that flutter in the wind, and wide stratus clouds that blanket the sky. Basic scientific information sheds light on the altitude, shape, and color of clouds, and Thomas Locker's luminous paintings and poetic text create an inspiring and enlightening book for everyone to enjoy.…more

  • Details about The Cloud Spinner

    The Cloud Spinner

    by Michael Catchpool; illustrated by Alison Jay

    One small boy has a special gift--he can weave cloth from the clouds: gold in the early morning with the rising sun, white in the afternoon, and crimson in the evening. He spins just enough cloth for a warm scarf. But when the king sees the boy's magnificent cloth, he demands cloaks and gowns galore. "It would not be wise," the boy protests. "Your majesty does not need them!" But spin he must--and soon the world around him begins to change. From author Michael Catchpool and illustrator Alison Ja……more

  • Details about The Cloud Searchers

    The Cloud Searchers

    by Kazu Kibuishi

    Kazu Kibuishi's enchanting series about two ordinary children on a life-or-death mission continues! In the third installment of the thrilling Amulet series, Emily, Navin, and their crew of resistance fighters charter an airship and set off in search of the lost city of Cielis, which is believed to be located on an island high above the clouds. The mysterious Leon Redbeard is their guide, and there's a surprising new addition to the crew: the Elf King's son, Trellis. But is he ally or enemy? And ……more

  • Details about The Police Cloud

    The Police Cloud

    by Christoph Niemann

    In this funny and tender picture book for the youngest child, a fluffy cloud gets a job (with the help of his friend the police helicopter) as a police officer. But no matter how hard he tries, the qualities that make him a cloud seem to get in the way of his duties. He blocks the sun at the park instead of helping people and obscures traffic at an intersection instead of directing it. Upset, the cloud starts to cry. And it's his streaming tears--which inadvertently put out a fire in a burning b……more

  • Details about Cloudy With a Chance of Boys

    Cloudy With a Chance of Boys

    by Megan McDonald ; illustrations by Pamela A. Consolazio

    The forecast calls for a first crush after Stevie makes a wish for something new and daring in this authentic, funny Sisters Club adventure. As the middle sister in a family with three girls, Stevie Reel doesn't know much about boys, and that's always been just fine with her. But lately, things have been changing: kids at school are starting to pair up, and Owen, the new boy in her Earth Science class, seems to have his sights set on Stevie. The trouble is, Stevie doesn't want a boyfriend- she's……more

  • Details about Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

    Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

    written by Judi Barrett ; and drawn by Ron Barrett

    The tiny town of Chewandswallow was very much like any other tiny town except for its weather which came three times a day, at breakfast lunch and dinner.But it never rained rain and it never snowed snow and it never blew just wind. It rained things like soup and juice. It snowed things like mashed potatoes. And sometimes the wind blew in storms of hamburgers.Life for the townspeople was delicious until the weather took a turn for the worse. The food got larger and larger and so did the portions……more

  • Details about Grandpa's Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Cookbook

    Grandpa's Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Cookbook

    by Judi Barrett ; Illustrated by Ron Barrett

    Square meatballs. Sunrise mashed potatoes. Lemon blizzard parfaits. It's dinnertime, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs style, and you get to be the chef! The tiny town of Chewandswallow is known for its edible weather: soup rain, mashed potato snow, and hamburger windstorms. And now people everywhere can also enjoy the delectable dishes featured in the bestselling Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs . Grandpa has been hard at work editing and compiling his favorite recipes, and he's ready to share……more

  • Details about It Looked Like Spilt Milk

    It Looked Like Spilt Milk

    by Charles G. Shaw

    The white shape silhouetted against a blue background changes on every page. Is it a rabbit, a bird, or just spilt milk? Children are kept guessing until the surprise ending--and will be encouraged to improvise similar games of their own.…more

  • Details about Willa Bean's Cloud Dreams

    Willa Bean's Cloud Dreams

    by Cecilia Galante ; illustrated by Kristi Valiant

    Cecilia Galante, the author of The Patron Saint of Butterflies, makes her Stepping Stones debut with a sweet series about a lovable curly-haired cupid. Most cupids have soft straight hair, rosy cheeks, and silky white wings. Not Willa Bean! She has a crazy mess of hair, a million-bajillion freckles, and bright purple wings with silver tips. And lately those bright purple wings with silver tips have been giving Willa Bean an awful lot of problems. They won't fly! Cupid Academy is starting soon, a……more

  • Details about Cloudy Day/Sunny Day

    Cloudy Day/Sunny Day

    by Donald Crews

    The day is gray and cloudy. It's a good day to snuggle up with a book, a fine day for make-believe, until . . . the sun bursts through the clouds! Now it's a great day to fly a kite, the perfect day to ride a bike. No matter what the weather, each new day is a fresh opportunity to stretch and to explore. Caldecott Honor recipient Donald Crews celebrates the familiar activities that keep two siblings and their parents busy--and happy--from sunrise to bedtime.…more

  • Details about Little Cloud

    Little Cloud

    by Eric Carle

    At last! Here's a brand-new board book edition of an Eric Carle picture book that's a favorite with littlest cloud gazers everywhere! Little Cloud likes to stand out from the crowd. When all the other clouds drift up, he goes his own way, changing shapes to become a sheep, an airplane, a shark and a funny clown. It's all lots of fun, but so is playing with friends. So this time, Little Cloud joins the crowd, gathering with his pals into one giant cloud. And then they rain! In Little Cloud, Eric ……more