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Rhythmic beats to words are soothing to both baby and reader.
Blue Hat, Green Hat
Best of Boynton
Three earnest animals and one misguided turkey learn colors and clothes in this Sandra Boynton classic. Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hilarious books, featuring nontraditional texts and her famous animal characters, have been printed on thick board pages, and are sure to educate and entertain children of all ages.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See
A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Modern Favs, Rhythmic, Alphabet
There is always enough room on your child’s bookshelf for this Classic Board Book edition of the rollicking alphabet chant that has been a children’s favorite for over thirty years! A told B, and B told C, “I’ll meet you at the top of the coconut tree” In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no—Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! Countless children—and their parents—can joyfully recite the familiar words of this beloved alphabet chant. Bill Martin, Jr., and John Archambault’s rhythmic text keeps the beat with Caldecott Honor illustrator Lois Ehlert’s bold, cheerful art. This winning combination has made the Chicka Chicka series an enduring classic.
Chicken Soup with Rice
Whether it’s January, June, or December, every month is perfect for Chicken Soup with Rice! In this beloved classic, Maurice Sendak blends his signature artwork with rhymes you’ll want to read over and over—in every season. Chicken Soup with Rice, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak’s original work. You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature collection, and these large board books will make it even easier for children to share with their grown-up readers.
Frog on a Log
A read-aloud story that will have kids rhyming around the house! "It's very simple, really. Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools, gophers sit on sofas, and frogs sit on logs."Each animal's designated seat rhymes with that animal's name. "It's not about being comfortable," explains the cat. "It's about doing the right thing."The frog does not want to sit on a log. Doing his best to find an alternative place to sit, the frog asks the cat a litany of questions. For every answer the cat has, the frog has another question--until the frog finds out what dogs sit on!Peppered with catchy rhymes, FROG ON A LOG? shows young readers that every animal has a special place to sit. With rhymes that are reminiscent of Dr. Seuss's beginner books, FROG ON A LOG? is a fun, educational read-aloud story that helps teach phonics!
Giraffes Can't Dance
Rhythmic, Being Yourself
Giraffes Can't Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it's harder for a giraffe than you would think. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend. With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more.
Perfect for a baby shower gift basket—Betsy Snyder's beloved tabbed board book celebrates the seasons in haiku! in tickly-toe grass a buttercup offers up yellow nose kisses The simple delights in baby’s natural world—a bird, a fish, a leaf, a snowflake, a raindrop—are celebrated in the traditional Japanese poetic form, the haiku. In just 17 syllables, a moment, a season, the elements are joyfully captured. Betsy Snyder's peaceful little board book has tabs to encourage little hands to turn the pages and adorable artwork to delight everyone!
Lynley Dodd's iconic first Hairy Maclary book, which introduces the famous Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy and his canine gang. Out of the gate and off for a walk went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy Hairy Maclary's friends join him for a walk until, with a sudden yowl, a wail and a howl, they all run off. What could have caused such a scatter of paws?
I Love You Through and Through
Lovey Dovey, Rhythmic
A rhyming story of unconditional love and adorable illustrations of a toddler and a teddy bear who declare "I love you through and through!" I love your hair and eyes, Your giggles and cries... A toddler and his teddy bear illustrate a young child's happy side, sad side, silly side, mad side, and more! Babies and toddlers will feel loved all over when they hear this declaration of adoration and affection! The book has sturdy cardstock pages and a padded cover with rounded corners for safe handling by little ones.
My First Book of Nursery Rhymes
This beautifully illustrated first nursery rhymes book is perfect for creating memorable reading moments with young children. Includes several classic nursery rhymes: "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," "Hey, Diddle, Diddle," "Hickory, Dickory Dock," "Mary Had a Little Lamb," "Humpty Dumpty," "The Itsy Bitsy Spider," "Jack and Jill," "There Was an Old Woman" and "This Little Piggy." You and your toddler will enjoy endless time together as you read and sing along to the most memorable nursery rhymes around. This beautifully illustrated collection is bound to become your child's favorite book, as these classic rhymes help start them on their reading journey. Soft padded baby board book Sweet, colorful illustrations featuring charming animal friends that bring you on a rhyming journey A rhyming board book that's a great addition to a child's bookshelf This charmingly illustrated padded board book has a soft cover making it easy for little hands to hold. These sweet children's books are perfect to give as gifts for a new baby and other special occasions such as, birthday gifts, baby shower wishing well gifts or for holidays such as Christmas, Easter or Valentine's Day. Whether you're looking for well-known tales, tender or funny animal stories, or educational board books for toddlers, Little Hippo® padded board books will become bedtime, or anytime, reading favorites! Padded Board Book 24 Pages 6.25 inches x 8.25 inches Ages 1 to 5
My First Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
The classic rhymes of Mother Goose and the beautiful illustrations of Lisa McCue collide in this delightful padded board book! Bright, fanciful watercolors by Lisa McCue capture the lively spirit of Mother Goose rhymes that have delighted generations of young children. This small treasury of classics is sure to be a story time staple!
My Mother Goose
All your favorite nursery rhymes, songs, and concepts illustrated by popular artist David McPhail--the perfect shower, birthday, or Christmas gift for babies and toddlers. Enter the beloved world of Mother Goose with the whimsical illustrations of David McPhail. Here classic rhymes come to life with energy, humor, and the sweetest charm. With a loveable cast of zoo and farm animals, My Mother Goose also includes concepts like opposites, colors, and early vocabulary. Give children a gift they will treasure for years to come.
One Fish Two Fish
Best of Dr. Seuss, Rhythmic
Count and explore the zany world and words of Seuss in this classic picture book. From counting to opposites to Dr. Seuss's signature silly rhymes, this book has everything a beginning reader needs! Meet the bumpy Wump and the singing Ying, and even the winking Yink who drinks pink ink. The silly rhymes and colorful cast of characters will have every child giggling from morning to night. From near to far from here to there, funny things are everywhere. Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too!
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?
What will you hear when you read this book to a preschool child? Lots of noise! Children will chant the rhythmic words. They'll make the sounds the animals make. And they'll pretend to be the zoo animals featured in the book-- look at the last page! Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle are two of the most respected names in children's education and children's illustrations. This collaboration, their first since the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (published more than thirty years ago and still a best-seller) shows two masters at their best.
Dance a jig with a silly pig. Play leapfrog with a silly dog. And that's just the beginning of all the fun! "Silly Sally went to town, walking backward and upside down!" Come along and join Silly Sally and her funny friends as they parade into town in a most unusual way. This silly picture book will spark giggles whether read at circle time or at home.
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