When field worker Sucoh Sucop shows up at the Nicefolks’ farm looking for work, Ever and Ima Nicefolk hire him. In payment all they can offer him is a place to sleep and meals.
Nobunny’s Perfect is a simply illustrated, 32-page picture book that teaches children about different kinds of behavior and about using good manners. Nobunny’s Perfect uses bunny chi
Duck and Cover is a deliciously cute story about a duck named Max and an interesting alligator named Harold.
Animal Crackers Fly the Coop is a hilariously funny book that children will love and repeat the jokes in forever.
"Look,” someone said, “He’s made light.” That one simple phrase illustrates the courage and ingenuity of a young man seemingly trapped in the poverty and hopelessness of a tiny hamlet in southeaste
The Mystery of Journey’s Crowne is an amazing adventure drawing game that is unique and different.
The exuberant little Olivia the pig is back, and this time she’s taking it international. When spring vacation arrives, Olivia decides her family needs to spend a few days in Venice, Italy.
Illumination Arts, September 2005 In this heartwarming story, a young father welcomes his newborn daughter into his heart on the day she is born.
Fifteen-year old Lena loves the sea. More than anything, she wants to learn to surf, but her dad, who hasn’t gone into the water for many years, prohibits it.
“Weekdays are for school. Saturday’s for having fun. But Sunday is the Lord’s day.
Illumination Arts, March 2006 Mrs. Murphy happily lives on a very fine street. Her snooty neighbors make fun of her little house and do not pay her any attention.
What child does not wonder what he or she will grow up to become? Dreams to Grow On will inspire as a young girl daydreams of what she will one day be.
Do you know a young child who freaks out when you turn on the vacuum? Does the noise make them run from the room in terror? Linda Bryan Sabin has the answer.
There are writers who, like certain songwriters, can be admired more than they can be enjoyed.
One of Mo Willems' most wonderful talents is that he can tell a story in words that stands alone perfectly well without illustrations, and vice versa: he can tell a story in pictures that need no t
Desdemona was born a witch. For as long as she can remember, her mom, Callida, has dragged her and their beloved feline, Devalandnefariel—who is also her mom’s familiar—all over the globe.
Almost every family has a credit card. While it’s never a good idea to go into debt or to exceed your financial budget, the repercussions of such an action are not extreme in today’s society.
In the sudden vast over-abundance of gloomy teen dramas in the wake of the Twilight phenomenon, it’s getting harder and harder to find one that takes an original swing at the genre.
Eloquent Books, June 2009
A Picture Book That Encourages Children to Believe In Themselves
When Vicki Myron, director of the Spencer Iowa Library, finds a tiny, half-frozen, orange tabby stuffed in the book return on a cold winter morning in 1988, she takes him in and nurses him to healt
What do you find when you place a curious girl in a house full of secrets?
When you think about slavery, pottery is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Yet slaves helped make the functional items needed on plantations.
Random House Books for Young Readers, May 2008
“Have you ever seen a face hidden in the bark of a tree and known that the man trapped inside wanted to hurt you?”
This is the ninth collaboration between author Jamie Lee Curtis and illustrator Laura Cornell and it is perhaps the sweetest—but not so sweet as to give you a mouthful of cavities.