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In My Backyard

  • Details about Baby Backyard Animals

    Baby Backyard Animals

    Jane Katirgis

    Lots of baby animals live in your backyard. Beginning readers can learn all about these backyard babies with the help of easy-to-read text. Engaging photos keep even the youngest of readers entertained.…more

  • Details about One Mole Digging a Hole

    One Mole Digging a Hole

    Julia Donaldson; Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)

    This joyful counting book is now available as a sturdy board book, perfect for little hands to hold! All the animals are busy lending a hand in the garden in this lively numbers book. The parrots are pulling up carrots, the bears are picking pears and a swarm of bees are pruning the trees with their miniature shears. Rhymes by Julia Donaldson and whimsical illustrations from Nick Sharratt make this board book a delight to share out loud. With plenty to giggle at on every page, counting - or gard……more

  • Details about Home for a Bunny

    Home for a Bunny

    Margaret Wise Brown; Garth Williams (Illustrator)

    Generations of children have followed this furry, lovable bunny on his journey to find a home. A family favorite since 1956, Margaret Wise Brown's simple yet playful tale is beautifully complemented by Garth Williams's exquisite artwork.…more

  • Details about Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story

    Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story

    Will Hillenbrand (Illustrator)

    On a windy spring day, what do Bear and Mole decide to do? Why, fly a kite, of course! But first they have to build one. They design, measure, and finally construct their kite. With a zoom, zoom, zoom the kite soars up, up, up in the air. But when a storm rumbles in -- SNAP !--the kite string breaks! The chase is on as the two friends tear after their kite and find it in a tree, protecting a nest of baby birds from the rain. This sweet story makes a perfect read-aloud for preschoolers.…more

  • Details about In My Backyard

    In My Backyard

    Margriet Ruurs; Ron Broda (Illustrator)

    From the singing of little wrens in spring to paper wasps building their nests in summer; from baby bats drinking mother's milk in fall to baby possums climbing into mother's pouch in winter, In My Backyard celebrates nature and backyard animals through the seasons. Wildlife artist Ron Broda's detailed paper-sculpture art beautifully complements Margriet Ruurs' lyrical text, and young readers will discover a captivating variety of animals and insects. Find the ladybug in each illustration, alon……more

  • Details about Tap the Magic Tree

    Tap the Magic Tree

    Christie Matheson (Illustrator)

    The acclaimed interactive picture book about the changing seasons, which the New York Times praised, "Like Herv#65533; Tullet's Press Here, Matheson's Tap the Magic Tree proves you don't need apps for interactivity." Every book needs you to turn the pages. But not every book needs you to tap it, shake it, jiggle it, or even blow it a kiss. Innovative and timeless, Tap the Magic Tree asks you to help one lonely tree change with the seasons. Now that's interactive--and magical! It begins with a ……more

  • Details about Planting a Rainbow

    Planting a Rainbow

    written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert

    This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. "The stylized representations of flower species are labeled throughout, allowing young children to get an idea of how each flower type contributes to the rainbow effect."-- Booklist…more

  • Details about In My Flower

    In My Flower

    Sara Gillingham; Lorena Siminovich (Illustrator); Chronicle Books Staff

    Turn the colorful die-cut pages of this irresistible board book to discover just what makes little butterfly's flower so cozy. Bright pictures, sweet reassuring messages, unique layered pages, and an adorable finger puppet combine to create interactive reading and playtime fun!…more

  • Details about A Seed Needs Sun

    A Seed Needs Sun

    Kate Riggs; Fiammetta Dogi (Illustrator)

    This durable title offers up fun, foundational introductions to a plant's life cycle that are sure to fascinate every early learner. Simple, rhythmical text introduces each part of the plant, highlighting the the plant's needs for enabling growth. Detailed illustrations, meanwhile, provide colorful views of natural environments.…more