Children like adventures, even chronically ill children who are often hospitalized for extended periods of time. They also need “someone” they can talk to who understands and can be there even when family can’t. This is a story of hope, family, support and kindness. It demonstrates that not only can we depend on the kindness of family and friends but we can also count on the kindness of strangers without being preachy.
White Bear knows his way around hospitals. He lived in one for a long time before moving in with his best friend Angel. But one day, when Angel was being wheeled into the operating room, White Bear got tangled up in a pile of hospital sheets and ended up where he never expected to be. Will he find his way back to the Pediatric ICU before his best friend wakes up?
The story is written for children who spend a long time in hospitals and see the hospital as part of their everyday world. In White Bear’s adventure, you will meet a child that, in spite of health adversities and setbacks, has a zest for life and an insight into the world that healthy children of her age rarely have. White Bears Big Adventure will have you will cheering for White Bear's return while Angel will fill your heart with joy.
Discover the world of beautiful butterflies and moths. In this Discover Reading book, short sentence and beautiful photos introduce children to metamorphosis, flight and the life cycle of a butterfly. This book is part of the Discover Reading series and is a great choice for beginning readers.
Discover Series Books for Babies & Toddlers
It's time to head down to the farm and meet the animals! Part of the Discover Series, FARM ANIMALS features brilliant photographs of farm animals with a simple title beneath each animal. Babies and toddlers will love looking at the photos and older children will be proud of their ability to identify many of the animals in this book. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce farm animals, their sounds and colors to kids.
Step One: Find a story. (A good one.)Step Two: Find a reading buddy. (Someone nice.)Step Three: Find a reading spot. (Couches are cozy.)Now: Begin.Accomplished storytellers Kate Messner and Mark Siegel chronicle the process of becoming a reader: from pulling a book off the shelf and finding someone with whom to share a story, to reading aloud, predicting what will happen, and—finally—coming to The End. This picture book playfully and movingly illustrates the idea that the reader who discovers the love of reading finds, at the end, the beginning.
This book is a part of the Learn ABC’s series by Big Play School.
This bright and colorful book is packed full of fun images to help young children learn not only their ABC’s but also about fruits and how they look.
Give your young one a head start with learning fruits. This book contains expertly designed pages to help develop early language skills and encourage learning.
Vibrant Images keeps children interested and engaged, while making learning fun.
Looking for a nice, sweet, normal alphabet book?
This isn't it.
Afraid of explaining things like "egg cups" and "Zeppelins?"
This is not the picture book for you. BUT. If you grew up in the age of the cold war and remember how to do a fallout drill, you'll appreciate this "Inspector-Gadget" take on the letter B. If you've watched your share of Mad Men and wish that your little one would hurry up and learn how to make a martini, you'll appreciate the retro styling of "S is for Sofa"
In this ABC book for kids, style supersedes all and kids (big and small) will learn their alphabet with class.
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