Okay, maybe two". Mantis, one of 150 praying mantis brothers and sisters born on a garden bush. Mantis is an amazing bug: she can make herself look like a stick to hide from predators, she can swivel her head all the way around, and when she's grown up she'll even be able to fly! Told in dated entries, P.
Life on MarsDial Books - But when he arrives, equipped with a package of cupcakes as a gift, he sees nothing but a nearly barren planet. But as he settles in for the journey home, he cracks open his cupcakes—only to discover that someone has eaten them all! Readers will love being in on the secret: Unbeknownst to the explorer, a Martian has been wandering through the illustrations the whole time—and he got himself a delicious snack along the way.
He sets off on a solitary mission, determined to prove the naysayers wrong. Finally, he spies a single flower and packs it away to take back to Earth as proof that there is indeed life on Mars. Dial. In this sneaky, silly picture book for fans of oliver jeffers and Jon Klassen, an intrepid—but not so clever—space explorer is certain he’s found the only living thing on Mars A young astronaut is absolutely sure there is life to be found on Mars.
TidySimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - Pete the badger learns that being tidy isn’t always the best thing in this save-the-environment picture book from award-winning author and illustrator Emily Gravett. Pete the badger likes everything to be neat and tidy at all times, but what starts as the collecting of one fallen leaf escalates quickly and ends with the complete destruction of the forest.
Simon byr. Will pete realize the error of his ways and reverse his tidying habit? Dial.
Laundry DayRoaring Brook Press - I’m bored, ” said Tic. Me too, ” said Tac. What do two bored badgers do when they’ve done everything, including driving their mother around the bend?Laundry, of course. What could possibly go wrong?in this spirited picture book, two adorable badgers, Tic and Tac, get a little carried away while helping their mom out with the laundry.
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Robins!: How They Grow UpClarion Books - Robins are the most familiar and beloved of all birds, found throughout North America and celebrated as one of the first signs of spring. Dial. Clarion Books. Narrated with humor and filled with kid-pleasing details, this fascinating account of how robins grow up includes an Author’s Note, More About Robins, Glossary, and Sources.
Simon byr. But there's a lot about them that most people don’t know! in this visually stunning picture book that features comic-book panels combined with painterly illustrations, Eileen Christelow tells the story of two young robins’ first year, and reveals plenty of little-known facts that are sure to captivate young naturalists.
Robins!: How They Grow Up - Roaring Brook Press.
If You Were the MoonMillbrook Press TM - What would you do if you were the moon? Do you think you would rest quietly in the night sky? Oh, no. Dial. Discover the many other roles the moon plays in this whimsical and lyrical picture book. Clarion Books. The moon does so much more than you might imagine! It spins like a twilight ballerina, plays tug-of-war with the ocean, and lights a pathway for baby sea turtles.
Simon byr. Roaring Brook Press.
Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book BurglarBloomsbury USA Childrens - Clarion Books. In fact, he doesn't just dream about them, he wants to read them ALL THE TIME--even if it means he has to STEAL them. Roaring Brook Press. Simon byr. Soon his obsession sends him spiraling into a life of crime!This laugh-out-loud funny story is the perfect gift for book lovers everywhere. Some rabbits dream about lettuces and carrots, others dream of flowering meadows and juicy dandelions, but Ralfy dreams only of books.
Charlotte the Scientist Is SquishedClarion Books - Clarion. She solves important problems by following the scientific method. She has all the right equipment: protective glasses, a lab coat, a clipboard, and a magnifying glass. She has so many brothers and sisters she is a rabbit, after all that she is too squished to work on her experiments! Can she use science to solve her problem? This funny, satisfying story is a playful introduction to the scientific method and perfect for sparking an interest in STEM subjects.
Simon byr. Clarion Books. Charlotte is a serious scientist. Roaring Brook Press. What she doesn’t have is space. Dial.
What Is a Life Cycle? The Science of Living ThingsCrabtree Pub Co - Introduces the life cycles of plants, discussing birth, insects, birds, parental care, fish, mammals, growth, and humans, amphibians, reptiles, and reproduction Dial. Simon byr. Clarion Books. Roaring Brook Press. Clarion.
Alfie: The Turtle That DisappearedHarry N. Abrams - Simon byr. Clarion Books. Can he find a gift and make it back in time for the big birthday party? From the author-illustrator of Fraidyzoo and The Bear Report comes a warm and funny ode to friendship—even when the friends see the relationship, and the world, very differently. Sometimes she forgets he’s even there! that is until the night before Nia’s seventh birthday, when nAlfie disappears! Then, in an innovative switch in point of view, we hear Alfie’s side of the story.
Clarion. He didn’t leave nia—he’s actually searching for the perfect birthday present for his dear friend. Dial. Roaring Brook Press. Nia loves Alfie, her pet turtle. But he’s not very soft, he doesn’t do tricks, and he’s pretty quiet.
Woodpecker Wants a WaffleHarperCollins - But benny has a brilliant plan. Clarion. One day benny the woodpecker awakens to the best tummy-rumbling smell ever and discovers it’s something called waffles. Simon byr. Roaring Brook Press. Steve breen has created a delightful picture book with pitch-perfect humor and tons of visual gags that will keep readers coming back for more! Now a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of 2016! Dial.
Clarion Books. He must taste them!he pecks on the door of the waffle house, but he gets the boot. He tries to sneak in, but he gets swept away. Each time benny tries, he just can’t seem to get to those delicious waffles. The other forest animals laugh at him: “Woodpeckers don’t eat waffles!” they say.