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  • Details about Pat-a-Cake

    Pat-a-Cake

    Heather Collins (Illustrator)

    Nursery rhymes are as old as time. Passed from one generation to another, these verses are still the best and the most entertaining way for young children to learn language. Heather Collins's cheerful, animated illustrations of adorable stuffed-toy characters tell the story in this favorite nursery rhyme. Just the right size for infants and toddlers, this sturdy board book with rounded corners is built to withstand a baby's curiosity. It is sure to last --- and be loved --- well beyond the to……more

  • Details about Spot Bakes a Cake

    Spot Bakes a Cake

    by Eric Hill

    This popular lift-the-flap celebrates Spot's dad's birthday. Spot and Mommake a list, shop for the ingredients, mix them all up, bake and decorate the cake, not without some funny messes along the way. Lift-the-flap surprise throughout include a little gray mouse all too eager to help.…more

  • Details about Mr. Cookie Baker

    Mr. Cookie Baker

    Monica Wellington (Illustrator)

    As sweet and satisfying as holiday baking, here is a beautiful update of Monica Wellington's Mr. Cookie Baker. In this book, youngsters can follow the process of measuring, mixing, baking, decorating, and eating cookies. With six new full-color pages, a handsome new jacket, educational tie-ins, and more recipes, this is the perfect supplement to early math units on sequencing, sorting, measuring, and telling time. The simple, straightforward behind-the-scenes view of a bakery makes it a splendid……more

  • Details about Should I Share My Ice Cream?

    Should I Share My Ice Cream?

    by Mo Willems

    Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In Should I Share My Ice Cream? Gerald has a big decision to make. But will he make it in time? Using vocabulary that is perfect for beginning readers (and vetted by an early-learning specialist), Mo Willems has crafted a funny story about the challenges of doing the right thing. Fans of the Geisel Award-winning duo will eagerly eat it up!…more

  • Details about If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

    by Laura Joffe Numeroff; illustrated by Felicia Bond

    If a hungry little traveler shows up at your house, you might want to give him a cookie. If you give him a cookie, he's going to ask for a glass of milk. He'll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn't have a milk mustache, and then he'll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim.... The consequences of giving a cookie to this energetic mouse run the young host ragged, but young readers will come away smiling at the antics that tumble like dominoes through the pages of this deligh……more

  • Details about Bunny Cakes

    Bunny Cakes

    Rosemary Wells

    Max makes an earthworm cake for Grandma's birthday and helps Ruby with her angel surprise cake. At the store, the grocer can't read all of the shopping list, until Max solves the problem by drawing a picture.…more

  • Details about A Birthday For Cow!

    A Birthday For Cow!

    by Jan Thomas

    Pig and Mouse are hard at work baking the best birthday cake EVER for Cow. But it would be a lot easier if Duck weren't hanging around, yammering on about turnips or some nonsense. (Sheesh!) With all this silliness going on, how will they manage to throw Cow a spectacular birthday party? Well, as it turns out, crazy Duck just might have had the right idea all along! This second picture book from Jan Thomas features wacky humor that toddlers will adore, rowdy repetitions, irreverent dialogue--and……more

  • Details about The Cow Loves Cookies

    The Cow Loves Cookies

    by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Marcellus Hall

    The horse loves hay, the chickens need feed, the geese munch on corn, the hogs devour slop, the dog eats treats, but the cow loves...COOKIES? With an original twist on the ordinary barnyard book, the latest read-aloud from bestselling author Karma Wilson is a clever exploration of a curious incident on the farm. As the farmer makes his rounds each day, most of the animals chew on the foods a young reader would expect. But when it's time to feed the cow, she feasts on a special treat. Wilson's si……more

  • Details about Love Monster

    Love Monster

    Rachel Bright

    Love Monster is a slightly hairy monster trying to fit in with the cuddly residents of Cutesville. But as it turns out, it's hard to fit in with the cute and the fluffy when you're a googly-eyed monster. And so, Love Monster sets out to find someone who will love him just the way he is. His journey is not easy--he looks high, low, and even middle-ish. But as he soon finds out, in the blink of a googly eye, love can find you when you least expect it. Look out for Love Monster and the Perfect Pre……more

  • Details about Cool Cake and Cupcake Food Art: Easy Recipes That Make Food Fun to Eat!

    Cool Cake and Cupcake Food Art: Easy Recipes That Make Food Fun to Eat!

    Nancy Tuminelly

    Kids love to play with their food! This inventive title introduces readers to cake & cupcake food art through cool and visual recipes. Young food artists will learn how to present and garnish with a variety of foods. Each kid-tested recipe, from baseball cupcakes to monarch butterfly cake, includes step-by-step instructions and how-to photos. Tools and ingredients lists are also provided, but creativity is encouraged. There's nothing ordinary about this cookbook! Checkerboard is an imprint o……more

  • Details about Cool Cuisine for Super Sleepovers: easy recipes for kids to cook

    Cool Cuisine for Super Sleepovers: easy recipes for kids to cook

    by Lisa Wagner

    This book contains delicious and nutritious recipes perfect for sleepovers. The recipes include caramel corn, dips, sloppy Joes, chili, punch, ice cream and cookies pie, hot fudge, and bagel faces. Also included in this title are full-color photos of tools and ingredients, explanations of common cooking terms, step-by-step instructions, tips and variations, a glossary and an index.…more

  • Details about Easy-Peasy Recipes: Snacks & Treats to Make & Eat

    Easy-Peasy Recipes: Snacks & Treats to Make & Eat

    recipes and text by Karen Berman; illustrations by Doreen M. Marts

    Colorful and straightforward, Easy-Peasy Recipes features delicious, nutritious, and fun snack recipes that young kids can make on their own. No stoves, ovens, or sharp knives are involved in the thoroughly followable step-by-step illustrated instructions. Yummy snacks like Dig This Pineapple Parfait and Captain Taco Salad can be easily assembled in just a few steps. Kids will discover the pleasure of making their own food with healthy, easy-to-find ingredients, plenty of room for experimentatio……more