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In this whimsically illustrated board book, a poem expresses the joys of being out in the natural world as "the gladdest thing under the sun.
When she was seven years old, Geraldine (Jerrie) Mock took her first airplane ride. She decided then and there to be a pilot. Growing up, she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of aviatrix Amelia Earhart. Joan Merriam was 15 when she took her first plane ride in 1952. She got her pilot's license before she could even drive a car. And like Jerrie, Joan too was inspired by Earhart and wanted to circle the globe, following Earhart's exact route. Years later, when both women begi
Militaries around the world use aircraft to defend and attack. Huge bombers take out the enemy. Fighter jets hide from radar. With hi/lo text and powerful infographics, readers will soar along with the fastest and most powerful military aircraft in the air today.
A young girl with a big imagination learns about nature and the secrets of metamorphosis as she observes two special caterpillars–from the moment she discovers their eggs on the milkweed leaves until their emergence as beautiful monarch butterflies. This is realistic fiction followed by informational text, which includes a page of interesting facts, maps of the monarch migration, tips on growing a butterfly-friendly garden, and a butterfly song (complete with music).
Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they're unique in the Alike and Different series. Diverse young narrators set out to explore similarities and differences between people and cultures by comparing and contrasting their own lives to their friends' and neighbours' lives. Kid-friendly text and appealing illustrations make these narrative nonfiction books fun.
All aboard for the Bobo Road! Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count on bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls and jungle, all the way to Bobo. With the authentic setting in Burkina Faso drawn from the author's own experience, this is a wonderfully fun introduction for small children to an amazing culture.
Where in the world can you ride a camel? Or visit gardens filled with bonsai trees? Where might you find the Euphrates River? Each book in All Around the World highlights a specific country and discusses what makes it so interesting to its citizens and visitors. Bright, colour photographs complement the carefully levelled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun.
New friends, old friends, furry friends, and feathered friends too. Simple text and bright photographs explore the many kinds of friends kids have in their lives.
African Americans, American Indians, and other groups committed heroic acts to protect their country. But they did so while overcoming violent discrimination. With primary source photos and infographics, the All-American Fighting Forces hi/lo books are almost as strong as the men and women they're about.
Alligator, Bear, Crab is an ABC book for babies and toddlers alike that introduces the shapes and sounds of the alphabet amid a colourful collection of critters. The bright colours and playful images make for a unique picture book, the perfect size for a child's small hands.