Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a parent's musings about what a child will become, knowing that the child's kindness, cleverness, and boldness will shine through no matter what, as will the love they share.
"Sweet People Are Everywhere, an illustrated picture book featuring a poem by internationally renowned writer and activist Alice Walker, is a powerful celebration of humanity. The poem addresses a young boy getting his first passport, taking the boy--andthe reader--on a journey through a series of countries around the globe where 'sweet people' can be found"--
Told in rhyming text, Moxie Jo is a girl who always wants more and does not like sharing with her younger brother, so when she finds a magic stick that doubles whatever she points it at she is delighted--until she points it at her puppy and the button gets stuck.
Everyone becomes a suspect when bathroom business is done in the wrong place.
This bright, brilliant, and dryly humorous new picture book is the perfect go-to guide for going Number Two. Someone has done business where they're not supposed to. But who was it? Suspense builds as suspects are rhythmically, methodically eliminated. We know it wasn't the baby (diaper), or Daddy (bathroom), or the lion at the zoo (too risky). There's a place for everything,...
Cat and Pigeon live in a city lot and while they do not have much they have each other, so when Pigeon goes missing after a storm, Cat leaves the safety of their lot for the first time and traverses the city looking for her.
Grandpa playfully recounts a familiar fairytale--or his version, at least--to his granddaughter, and try as she might to get him back on track, he keeps on adding things to the mix, resulting in an unpredictable tale that comes alive as it is being told.
"Punky loves to do a lot of things--except meeting new friends. She doesn't feel brave enough. So when her grandmother asks her to go out and grab butter for her famous banana bread, Punky hesitates. But with the help of her grandmother's magical sunglasses, and with a lot of aloha in her heart, Punky sets off on a BIG adventure for the very first time"--
"Squirrel is left hanging when a search for a tasty nut goes wrong. Meanwhile, Bird has his beak buried in a tree trunk, Snake is tied in a knot, Tortoise is upside-down, and Fox? Well, Fox has a suspicious stomachache. These animals are all having a VERY BAD DAY! But soon it becomes clear that little Mouse is having the worst day of all, and his friends can only help him--and one another--if they work together."--