Real Cowboys

Harcourt Brace and Company. In kate hoefler’s realistic and poetic picture book debut about the wide open West, the myth of rowdy, rough-riding cowboys and cowgirls is remade. A timely and multifaceted portrayal reveals a lifestyle that is as diverse as it contrary to what we've come to expect.


Honey... Honey... Lion!

Badger thinks it's for honey; but Honeyguide has a surprise waiting for her greedy friend. As they swim across a pond, push through a thicket of reeds, leap over a huge anthill, a menagerie of exotic animals passes the news along in a kind of animal Bush Telegraph. Finally badger faces a lift-the-flap page, revealing the twist that teaches Badger a lesson.

. Lion! will surely become a family favorite for readers of all ages. The african plains provide a stunning environment for Jan Brett's latest animal adventure. Can you guess who's under that flap?Honey. Foolish badger!in no time, Honeyguide leads Badger on a fast chase. Honey. For as long as anyone can remember, badger breaks it open, the honeyguide bird and the African honey badger have been partners when it comes to honey:Honeyguide finds the honeycomb, and they share the sweetness inside.

But this day, Badger keeps all the honey for himself.


If Your Monster Won't Go To Bed

Read this book instead. And there are brilliant bits of humor and whimsy. School library journal, starred review Wolfie the Bunny   “OHora could paint stones in the street and make them funny. Publishers Weekly My Cousin Momo Knopf. The stylish my cousin Momo by Zachariah OHora has it all. The boston globe my cousin momo   set star “OHora’s acrylic paintings are the heart of this tale.

If you have a monster that won’t go to bed, don’t bother asking your parents to help. They clearly show everyone’s feelings. They know a lot about putting kids to bed, but nothing about putting monsters to bed. Just make sure you don’t get too good at putting monsters to bed—or you might have a BIG problem on your hands!Praise for Zachariah OHora:   “The text is pitch-perfect, and the art is its match.

Chicago tribune wolfie the bunny   “Picture books with hip, quirky illustrations that are not just funny but also have plenty of heart are hard to find. It’s not their fault; they’re just not good at it. For fans of how to babysit a grandpa comes a tongue-in-cheek story that is a step-by-step manual for putting your monster to bed.

It will tell you what to feed your monster before bed it’s not warm milk, and what to read to your monster to send him off to dreamland in no time the scarier, and what to sing to your monster it’s not a soothing lullaby, the better.


How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World Dragonfly Books

This deliciously silly recipe for apple pie takes readers around the globe to gather ingredients. Dragonfly Books. Then hitch a ride to England and hijack a cow for the freshest possible milk. But if the market is closed, the world becomes your grocery store. An apple pie is easy to make. If the market is open.

In full color. Illus. First hop a steamboat to Italy for the finest semolina wheat. Knopf. And, oh yes! don't forget to go apple picking in Vermont! A simple recipe for apple pie is included.


Hoot and Peep

In the night skies above paris, peep, an adorable young owl teaches her older brother about the power of imagination—and the unconditional love between siblings Hoot the owl is very excited for his little sister, to join him on the cathedral rooftops. Dial Books. Lastly, they only say hooo! but why would peep say hooo when she could say schweeepty peep or dingity dong? Why would she speak when she could sing? As she explores the breathtaking Parisian cityscape, Peep discovers so many inspiring sights and sounds—the ring of cathedral bells, the slap of waves on stone—that she can’t help but be swept up in the magic of it all.

Second, they always say hooo. Hoot doesn’t understand Peep’s awe, until he takes a pause to listen. And realizes that you're never too old to learn a little something new. From the beloved author/illustrator of the classic picture book Red Sled, this gorgeous read aloud celebrates the wonder found in little things—and in the hearts of dreamers, young and old.

She's finally old enough to learn all his big brother owly wisdom: First, owls say hooo. Knopf. Dragonfly Books.


Pumpkin Soup: A Picture Book

Included at the end is a recipe for delicious pumpkin soup. Dragonfly Books. Dial Books. The cat slices up the pumpkin, the Squirrel stirs in the water, and the Duck tips in just enough salt. But one day the duck wants to stir instead, and then there is a horrible squabble, and he leaves the cabin in a huff. Rendered in pictures richly evoking autumn, Helen Cooper's delightful story will resonate for an child who has known the difficulties that come with friendship.

By the kate greenaway medalistDeep in the woods in an old white cabin, three friends make their pumpkin soup the same way every day. Knopf. It isn't long before the Cat and the Squirrel start to worry about him and begin a search for their friend.


Sylvie

Dragonfly Books. When all-too-curious sylvie learns that the reason she is pink is because of her diet, Sylvie likes trying out different colors and patterns, she decides to do a little experimenting! At first, but ultimately she learns the valuable lesson that sometimes it's best to just be yourself. Dragonfly Books.

Dial Books. Knopf. Meet a flamingo of a different stripe.


Nerdy Birdy

Dial Books. Nerdy birdy likes reading, video games, and reading about video games, which immediately disqualifies him for membership in the cool crowd. Dragonfly Books. Dragonfly Books. Roaring Brook Press. Knopf. One thing is clear: being a nerdy birdy is a lonely lifestyle. When he's at his lowest point, Nerdy Birdy meets a flock just like him.

He has friends and discovers that there are far more nerdy birdies than cool birdies in the sky.


A Plump And Perky Turkey

Roaring Brook Press. Peter the turkey, proud of his well-stuffed form, takes the bait but doesn't fall for the trap. Dial Books. Knopf. Turkeys around squawk Valley just don't jump into pots anymore—they are way too smart for that. They host a turkey-themed arts and crafts fair and lure a vain bird into town by advertising for an artist's model.

Dragonfly Books. Dragonfly Books. So the townspeople hatch a clever plan.


School's First Day of School

Dragonfly Books. Knopf. Roaring Brook Press. Dial Books. It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. Dragonfly Books. What will the children do once they come? will they like the school? Will they be nice to him?The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters.

Roaring Brook Press.


The Scarecrow's Hat

Knopf. Dragonfly Books. Roaring Brook Press. Roaring Brook Press. Chicken doesn’t have a walking stick to trade―but she knows someone who does. But why does chicken want an old straw hat?with bright watercolors and a gentle tone to keep readers captivated, this clever story written and illustrated by Ken Brown poses a problem and offers a creative solution that young children will delight in discovering.

Dial Books. Used book in Good Condition. This begins her quest to find items to trade among her farm friends, all to obtain a walking stick to swap for Scarecrow’s hat. Dragonfly Books. A resourceful chicken seeks the help of her farm animal friends to solve a problem, while giving something of herself along the way.

Chicken really admires Scarecrow’s hat. Scarecrow would gladly trade his hat for a walking stick to rest his tired arms.