The Umbrella

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers 9780399242151 - When carlos drops his umbrella to climb a tree for a better view of the animals, they all cram into the banana-leaf umbrella as it floats by--from the little tree frog to the baby tapir to the big jaguar and more. Putnam Publishing Group. It gets so crowded in the umbrella that there isn't even enough room for a little hummingbird! So over the umbrella tumbles, everyone falls out, and poor Carlos comes back wondering why he didn't see any animals all day.

In the spirit of jan brett's the mitten and The Hat, this cheerful tale of escalation will have readers poring over every illustration for the world of details Jan packs in. A walk through the costa Rican cloud forest provides a wonderfully lush setting for Jan Brett's beloved animal illustrations. With its classic story, exotic jungle setting, and brilliantly colorful menagerie, The Umbrella is sure to take its place among Jan's many family favorites.

Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme

Dawn Publications - It does not include additional information about the animals, rainforests, and the score of the song as is in the hardback and paperback editions. The special talent of this author is entertaining kids while the adults think it is a lesson about the rainforest. They are truly remarkable, vividly conveying the abundant energy of a rainforest, and will inspire many an art project.

Kids will sing, ocelots that pounce, and count their way among monkeys that hoot, parrots that squawk, clap, and boas that squeeze! It will not take much to have your child joyfully hooting and squawking too. And the illustrations are painstakingly all done in polymer clay and then photographed, giving a 3-D effect.

Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme - Dawn publications CA. It includes suggestions for children to do body movements as the text is read. Plus there are several pages of extension ideas for curriculum and art projects as well as resources on the web and elsewhere. Please note: The board book edition is 28 pages. Teachers and parents, here is the easiest, most entertaining way ever to teach about this important habitat.

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest

HMH Books for Young Readers - And it works. Great product! Cherry’s lovingly rendered colored pencil and watercolor drawings of all the "wondrous and rare animals" evoke the lush rain forests, emerald tree boas, as well as stunning world maps bordered by tree porcupines, and dozens more fascinating creatures. Awards: ira teacher’s choice 1991, reading rainbow review book, aBA’s Pick of the Lists, NSTA-CBC Outstanding Trade Book for Children Dawn publications CA.

. One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. The author and artist lynne cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture book The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest 1990 . While he sleeps, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, the forest’s residents, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how "all living things depend on one another" .

The Rainforest Grew All Around Arbordale Collection

Arbordale Publishing - Ira teacher's choice award imaginations will soar from the forest floor, up through the canopy and back down again, following the circle of life in this clever adaptation of the song The Green Grass Grew All Around. Search each page to find rainforest bugs and butterflies hiding in the illustrations. Great product!

Dawn publications CA. The jungle comes alive as children learn about a wide variety of the animals jaguars, liana vines, toucans, sloths, poison dart frogs, emerald tree boas, and bats and plants kapok trees, leafcutter ants, and bromeliads living in the lush Amazon rainforest. Used book in Good Condition.

Hedgie's Surprise

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers FBA-|281440 - But nothing stops that tomten until the little hedgehog hides in Henny's nest: when the Tomten reaches in to get his morning treat, all he gets is a handful of prickles. Dawn publications CA. He runs home for porridge and never comes back again! Intricate needlepoint patterns of Scandinavian designs frame the characters reacting from the borders in this beautiful picture book set in Denmark.

But henny wants a brood of chicks and she needs her eggs. With the help of clever hedgie, a strawberry, she substitutes an acorn, a mushroom and finally a potato in her nest. Used book in Good Condition. Jan brett's beloved character hedgie stars in this charming story about a little Tomten who gets tired of porridge for breakfast and starts stealing Henny's eggs.

Hedgie's Surprise - Great product! .

Sweet Tooth

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - Can he stand up to the most annoying sweet tooth in history? Dawn publications CA. Stewart has had enough, and he's bringing out the big guns -- a carrot. Used book in Good Condition. His very loud sweet tooth wants what it wants, when it wants it. And lets everyone know about it. Stewart's sweet tooth screams for cake at weddings, for candy during class, and torments him at the movies.

. Great product! Used book in Good Condition. Lots of kids have a sweet tooth. But not like Stewart's.


G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - Jan brett fans will pore over the colorful paintings of lilypad Pond and lush borders displaying wildflowers, butterflies and birds in contrast to elegant spreads of the museum filled with visitors in stylish Edwardian dress and exquisite borders of shells, rocks, ferns, crystals and birds' eggs. Mossy gives readers a fascinating look at nature in the wild and on display in a natural history museum.

Putnam Publishing Group. Dr. Used book in Good Condition. Carolina finds a way to keep the spirit of Mossy alive at the museum. Dawn publications CA. She invites flora and Fauna to paint Mossy's portrait. She misses the outdoors and her friend, Scoot. Great product! Who will help mossy return home to Lilypad Pond? Mossy, an amazing turtle with a gorgeous garden growing on her shell, loses her freedom when Dr.

Mossy - Visitors flock to see Mossy, but it is Dr. Carolina, a biologist,   takes her to live in her Edwardian museum. Carolina's niece, tory, who notices how sad Mossy is living in a viewing pavilion. Used book in Good Condition.

Explore My World Rain Forests

National Geographic Children's Books - What wild creatures emerge? in this charming picture book, curious kids will learn all about the majesty of the rain forest, from jungle predators to colorful treetop birds to plants that thrive in this lush landscape. You peer into the mist. Used book in Good Condition. Dawn publications CA. Great product! Putnam Publishing Group.

Rain falls softly on the forest canopy. Used book in Good Condition. Drip, drop.

Michael Recycle

IDW Publishing - A special section of go Green Tips from Michael Recycle himself encourages all kids to become environmental superheroes. Dawn publications CA. Putnam Publishing Group. They got rather lazy. But the townspeople are called to attention when a streak of green crash-lands in the town dump! It’s not a bird, nor a plane, but a new kind of superhero—Michael Recycle, who has a plan to save Abberdoo-Rimey.

The air was all hazy. Used book in Good Condition. But the people did nothing. And the world!fresh and funny, Michael Recycle will entertain young and old while gently imparting an important message about recycling and environmental awareness. Perfect for earth day on april 22, but important for teaching evironmental lessons year around! Michael Recycle tells the adventures of a young superhero whose power allows him to teach people about recycling.

Michael Recycle - There once was a town  called Abberdoo-Rimey, Where garbage was left To grow rotten and slimy. It never smelled fresh. Great product! Used book in Good Condition.

Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - Used book in Good Condition. Readers will find these dressed up chickens comical as they pour over the extravagant setting, including a "WOW"-inducing double gatefold of chicken couples whirling around the ballroom. A feast for the eyes sure to become a perennial favorite. Jan brett sets her cinderella story in a snowy russian winter where one magical night, the most picked upon hen in the flock, Cinders, becomes the most loved by Prince Cockerel when she arrives at his ball looking so beautiful that even her bossy sisters don't recognize her.

Jan travelled to russia and readers will be in awe of the ice palace aglow under a deep blue moonlit sky, exquisite ball gowns on the comely pullets, striking Russian architecture transformed into ice in the borders, and a very funny flock of chickens who provide an appealing, uniforms with gold braids and buttons on the cockerels, original look at this snowy Cinderella.

Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella - Great product! Putnam Publishing Group. Used book in Good Condition. Dawn publications CA.

The Hat

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers 9780399231018 - Putnam Publishing Group. They all laugh at Hedgie, especially when he pretends he's wearing a new hat. Used book in Good Condition. Dawn publications CA. A delightfully original companion book to Jan Brett's bestseller The Mitten. When lisa's woolen stocking flies off the clothesline, Hedgie finds it and pokes his nose in.

. But in the end, it is clever Hedgie who has the last laugh. And where is lisa when all of this is going on? She's in Jan Brett's signature borders, getting ready for winter, until she realizes her stocking is missing and she enters the story to look for it. Luminous paintings of a scandinavian farm and the forest around it are bathed in northern light, as the snow begins to fall and the adventure unfolds.

The Hat - Used book in Good Condition. Great product! He tries to pull it out, but the stocking gets stuck on his prickles -- and the fun begins. A mother hen comes by, a talkative barn cat, then a noisy goose, a mama pig and her piglets, a playful farm dog, and a pony. Putnam Publishing Group.