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  • Details about Tanka Tanka Skunk!

    Tanka Tanka Skunk!

    Steve Webb

    Rhyming has never been so much fun as in Steve Webb's bold, new picture book, which encourages children to read aloud, following the easy and catchy rhythm of the text. "Skunka Tanka Skunka Tanka Tanka Tanka Skunk! They've got the beat, and so do their friends." "Meet Tanka and his friend, Skunk. When you say their names together, they sound like drums!" Steve Webb's innovative and visually stunning picture book introduces young readers to simple rhythms with this riot of shout-out-loud words……more

  • Details about Punk Farm

    Punk Farm

    by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

    After a long day of work, Farmer Joe goes home to bed. But meanwhile, back at the barn . . . Cow sets up her drums. Pig plugs in his amp. Goat tunes his bass. Chicken sets up her keyboards. And Sheep checks the microphone. They are Punk Farm and tonight they're ready to ROCK! With adorable farm animals - and a surprise tribute to Old MacDonald - this rollicking tale is sure to have kids cheering--and singing--along.…more

  • Details about The Seals on the Bus

    The Seals on the Bus

    by Lenny Hort; illustrated by G. Brian Karas

    The seals on the bus go 'errp, errp, errp' 'errp, errp, errp' 'errp, errp, errp' The seals on the bus go 'errp, errp, errp' All around the town#133; What will the people on the bus do when more and more raucous animals hop on board? This beastly twist on a favorite song will have young readers errping and roaring and honking along.…more

  • Details about I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!

    I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!

    by Karen Beaumont

    A dab of blue here, a splash of red there, a goopy smear of green . . . everywhere. To the tune of "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More," one creative kid floods his world with color, painting first the walls, then the ceiling, then HIMSELF! Before this feisty artist is through, he'll have painted his head, back, hands, legs, feet, and . . . Oh no--here comes Mama! Karen Beaumont's zippy text and David Catrow's zany illustrations turn an infamous childhood activity into raucous storytime fun, giving a s……more

  • Details about Music Class Today!

    Music Class Today!

    David Weinstone; Vin Vogel (Illustrator)

    Hooray! Music class is underway! As soon as the teacher starts to play his guitar and sing, the kids are whirling and twirling and having a blast. But for one hesitant little music maker, it is all a bit overwhelming at first. With energetic and bright illustrations, this reassuring story about the courage it sometimes takes to try something new will resonate with children everywhere. From David Weinstone , the creator of the wildly popular Music for Aardvarks program, and the pitch-perfect V……more

  • Details about Sing

    Sing

    lyrics and music by Joe Raposo ; story in pictures by Tom Lichtenheld.

    "Sing! Sing a song. Sing out loud, sing out strong." So begins a song first made popular on Sesame Street , then interpreted by singers of every style, from Gloria Estefan to the Dixie Chicks to R.E.M., as well as famous personalities such as Conan O'Brien, Katie Couric, Nathan Lane, and Liam Neeson. Now, bestselling children's book illustrator Tom Lichtenheld has put a visual story to this timeless and universal song that celebrates perseverance, self-expression, and the power of music to help ……more

  • Details about Baby Beluga

    Baby Beluga

    by Raffi; illustrated by Ashley Wolff

    Raffi's signature song and the top seller in his Songs to Read series, Baby Beluga is now available in a quality board book edition perfect for his youngest fans.…more

  • Details about Old MacDonald Had a Farm

    Old MacDonald Had a Farm

    James Dean (Illustrator)

    "Old MacDonald had a farm e-i-e-i-o!" New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings us a groovy rendition of the classic favorite children's song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," sung by cool cat Pete and perfect for sing-along time with young readers. Pete the Cat: Old MacDonald Had a Farm is available in a sturdy paper-over-board format and filled with vibrant, engaging illustrations for even the youngest of Pete fans.…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 Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

    Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

    by Jane Cabrera

    A favorite lullaby becomes a celebration of love in this lushly illustrated version featuring animals from all over the world. On a beautiful night an owl sings to her owlet, a deer to his fawn, a whale to her calf. Animal parents sing this lullaby to their young, showing the universality of a parent's love for his or her child. Jane Cabrera's brilliant colors illustrate these adorable animals and their homes.…more

  • Details about Row, Row, Row Your Boat

    Row, Row, Row Your Boat

    Jane Cabrera

    Lively animal characters are a delight in this version of the well-loved children's song, with new lyrics and sheet music included.…more

  • Details about One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

    One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

    Jane Cabrera

    One, two, buckle my shoe! Young children are sure to have fun aplenty as they read this beloved nursery rhyme and learn to count from one to 20. Full color.…more

  • Details about Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

    Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

    Jane Cabrera (Illustrator)

    From sunup until bedtime, two energetic puppies are busy, not just going around the mulberry bush but getting dressed, marching to school, and having lots of fun. Jane Cabrera's delightful rendition of this well-loved nursery song makes for a perfect read-aloud or sing-along for preschoolers.…more

  • Details about Over in the Meadow

    Over in the Meadow

    Ezra Jack Keats (Illustrator)

    Welcome to a lush meadow bustling with activity, where one turtle digs, two fish swim, three bluebirds sing, and so on to ten fireflies that shine in the night. Keats's collage-style illustrations perfectly complement this classic Appalachian counting rhyme, which is also a popular song for toddlers.…more